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Obama will tackle 'don't ask don't tell' at the 'right time' says national security adviser
Associated Press ^ | Oct. 4, 2009

Posted on 10/04/2009 3:37:30 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will focus "at the right time" on how to overturn the "don't ask, don't tell" ban on gays serving openly in the military, his national security adviser said Sunday.

"I don't think it's going to be — it's not years, but I think it will be teed up appropriately," James Jones said.

The Democratic-led Congress is considering repealing the 1993 law. Action isn't expected on the issue until early next year.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 111th; bhodod; bhofascism; bhohomosexualagenda; dadt; dearleader; dontaskdonttell; homosexualagenda; larrysinclairslover; military
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1 posted on 10/04/2009 3:37:30 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Ooooh. Thin-skinned Obama reacting to Armisen’s SNL skit last night. What an embarrassment!


2 posted on 10/04/2009 3:39:16 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The right time? Crimes against nature is never "the right time". Libs are demented as all hell.
3 posted on 10/04/2009 3:41:41 PM PDT by eyedigress
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why are they waiting for a “right” time?????

If this “gay” discrimination is such a grave injustice, violation of constitutional rights and all that, why then, is mere politics deciding what our policies will be??????

I heard somebody quote Barney Frank as wanting this changed in a couple years, after we’ve totally withdrawn from Iraq, and Afghanistan is under better control. That’s telling, in that, Barney figures that military recruitment, morale, and retention will be affected when they go to change the policy.

It will be the same with same-sex marriage. They will move to repeal the federal marriage law when they think the politics are right. Again, if they truly believe that these matters are a gross violation of constitutional rights, how can these liberals hold back working for change due to politics???? Esp. considering that they will lose seats in the 2010 mid-term elections, what are they waiting for??????


4 posted on 10/04/2009 3:41:48 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Free ThinkerNY
PS-The Military should make the decisions for the Military. Those without Military experience should butt out.
5 posted on 10/04/2009 3:41:53 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“Don’t ask don’t tell” was Clinton’s policy, which is to say, Democrat policy.

So suddenly thats not good enough.


6 posted on 10/04/2009 3:43:28 PM PDT by marron
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To: Free ThinkerNY
""don't ask, don't tell""

Isn't that the strategery of Geithner and Bernake?

7 posted on 10/04/2009 3:45:22 PM PDT by Paladin2 (Big Ears + Big Spending --> BigEarMarx, the man behind TOTUS)
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To: originalbuckeye
The Military should make the decisions for the Military. Those without Military experience should butt out.

I think the days of presidential candidates having served in the military are pretty much over.That's sad because being in command of that military is such an important part of the job.

8 posted on 10/04/2009 3:45:34 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Christian+Veteran=Terrorist)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I love it....a Humvee packed full of homos! How inspirng!!


9 posted on 10/04/2009 3:45:38 PM PDT by my small voice (A biased media and an uneducated public is the biggest threat to our democracy)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Urkel's Got No Time, He Busy!


10 posted on 10/04/2009 3:47:17 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"at the right time"

Oh, I can hardly wait.

11 posted on 10/04/2009 3:47:56 PM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I guess the right time will be when he can line up someone other than MO for Date Night!


12 posted on 10/04/2009 3:49:24 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The right time, you mean like his trip to shill for the Olympics?
13 posted on 10/04/2009 3:51:09 PM PDT by CzarNicky (The problem with bad ideas is that they seemed like good ideas at the time.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Barry and Larry sittin’ in a tree............. k-i-s-s-i-n-g.


14 posted on 10/04/2009 3:57:19 PM PDT by JPG (Obama...a 24/7 nightmare.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Yeah 'the right time,' will be after he is finished destroying the country.

Which... wake up gay rights people is never.He lied to everyone and needs to appease this but will never do anything about it. After he is done the U.N. AND 0bama will rule in pure communism.

15 posted on 10/04/2009 4:01:55 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Free ThinkerNY

0bama’s already using a “don’t ask, don’t tell” military strategy in Afghanistan.


16 posted on 10/04/2009 4:08:37 PM PDT by paulycy (Screw the RACErs)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama’s always stalling on the issues, except for national healthcare reform. What’s he waiting for?


17 posted on 10/04/2009 4:18:22 PM PDT by TheThinker
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The “right time” will probably be when Michele catches him giving head to another guy.


18 posted on 10/04/2009 4:19:39 PM PDT by airborne (Don't let history record that, when faced with evil, you did nothing!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
the commander and chief wants to be able to poll(sp) the electorate......


19 posted on 10/04/2009 4:22:06 PM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Imus is an idiot. Fox is stupid for hiring him.


20 posted on 10/04/2009 4:24:00 PM PDT by TheThinker
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Oooh, maybe Barack is Biden his time before he “comes out” to Michelle.


21 posted on 10/04/2009 4:30:42 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady
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To: Vaquero

22 posted on 10/04/2009 4:32:43 PM PDT by omega4179 (pos approval rating -11)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Obozo hasn’t accomplished ANYTHING other than driving us into unsustainable debt and destroying the economy in doing so. If homosexuals think he’s going to do anything for them with “don’t ask, don’t tell,” they’ve got a long wait, and this is one time I’m glad he’s an incompetent boob.


23 posted on 10/04/2009 4:41:08 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama kept gays quiet during the campaign by pretending he would repeal DOMA. Same thing he did about the mandate in health care. He promised not to implement one, but now supports one.


24 posted on 10/04/2009 4:52:41 PM PDT by Dementio
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Right time = when he gets in to trouble elsewhere so as he can divert attention.


25 posted on 10/04/2009 5:02:33 PM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Tzimisce

zer0’s 15 is fast approaching


26 posted on 10/04/2009 5:13:22 PM PDT by reefdiver (So how's that HOPE & CHANGE working out for ya ?)
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To: Rome2000

Many commanders have already said they would retire or quit if the policy is overturned. Look for the lower ranks to follow them right out the door.


27 posted on 10/04/2009 5:18:32 PM PDT by kempster
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I’d like to know the number of other active and retired four-star generals in favor of overturning “don’t ask, don’t tell.”

James Jones has gone shamefully political, IMO.


28 posted on 10/04/2009 5:19:29 PM PDT by elizabethgrace (I pray for our military, our Republic, Bibi and Israel.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

29 posted on 10/04/2009 5:38:52 PM PDT by taraytarah
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The dem plan:

Withdraw from all wars

Promise NEVER to fight again - anywhere.

Turn military into a political patronage organization... If you've been a great democrat you can wear a uniform, get free room and board, and unlimited "education" on the taxpayers dime...

Order white flags and snazzier uniforms.

30 posted on 10/04/2009 5:48:10 PM PDT by GOPJ (MSM BIAS: the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome. George Orwell)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

31 posted on 10/04/2009 6:17:30 PM PDT by mojitojoe (Socialism is just the last “feel good” step on the path to Communism and its slavery. Lenin)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Obama will tackle 'don't ask don't tell' at the 'right time' says national security adviser >>>>>>>>>>>

I belive he will, likely when he is bending over in front of Ram Manual in the shower.

But more likely after he creates Vietnam II in Afghanistan and destroys our all volunteer military, and re - introduces the draft, THEY HE WILL SAY" Come on GAYS. Don't ask don't tell is over! Come and pack each others fudge in the US military!!!!

Thay way he will have a popular draft.

32 posted on 10/04/2009 6:29:21 PM PDT by Candor7 (The effective weapons against Fascism are ridicule, derision, and truth (Member NRA)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...
meanwhile...
33 posted on 10/04/2009 6:53:36 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: eyedigress

The “right time” is when the zero has to do it to placate the liberal lunatics after he has had to compromise on something.


34 posted on 10/04/2009 6:56:29 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The Second Amendment. Don't MAKE me use it.)
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To: marron

No, they want homosexuals to be able to display their perversions publicly.


35 posted on 10/04/2009 6:57:57 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The Second Amendment. Don't MAKE me use it.)
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To: paulycy

Ain’t that the truth.


36 posted on 10/04/2009 6:58:42 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The Second Amendment. Don't MAKE me use it.)
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To: originalbuckeye

Fuuny, remember it was HillaryCare and “gays in the military” that sank Clinton’s first few months as president.


37 posted on 10/04/2009 7:06:22 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Is he thinking of joining the Navy?


38 posted on 10/04/2009 7:07:02 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2 million for Sarah Palin if she runs; What will you do?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; All

> Obama will tackle ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ at the ‘right time’ says national security adviser

Translation: nearly all of Obama’s political capital is spent and he’s going to throw the gays under the bus to give him any hope of getting even a weak, watered-down version of ObamaCare passed.

Hint: even that won’t be enough to save you from your Waterloo, Barry.


39 posted on 10/04/2009 7:09:32 PM PDT by BP2 (I think, therefore I'm a conservative)
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To: kempster

“Many commanders have already said they would retire or quit if the policy is overturned. Look for the lower ranks to follow them right out the door.”

I thought The Army Times had a poll about a year ago that had it 10% total would leave immediately and another 10% would so consider.


40 posted on 10/04/2009 7:48:45 PM PDT by BonRad (As Rome goes so goes the world)
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To: eyedigress

The Democrat majority is a crime against nature. But they didn’t get to be a majority by getting their timing wrong.


41 posted on 10/04/2009 8:33:16 PM PDT by dr_who
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To: 444Flyer

BOOKMARK


42 posted on 10/04/2009 8:51:52 PM PDT by 444Flyer ( "Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers."--Mignon McLaughlin)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

And the military brass will hate it, they go to great lengths to boot them out of the military.


43 posted on 10/04/2009 8:56:01 PM PDT by myknowledge (F-22 Raptor: World's Largest Distributor of Sukhoi parts!)
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To: TexasCajun

Glad you posted that picture which I remember seeing months ago, and thinking “What a MAN!!!”..
just look at that pencil-necked geek.


44 posted on 10/04/2009 9:18:39 PM PDT by supremedoctrine (The squeaky wheel doesn't always get the grease. Sometimes it gets replaced.)
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To: TheThinker

Excuse me, but where does Imus fit into this thread?
I saw no mention of his name anywhere, either in the story or any of the replies.


45 posted on 10/04/2009 9:21:47 PM PDT by supremedoctrine (The squeaky wheel doesn't always get the grease. Sometimes it gets replaced.)
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To: supremedoctrine

Heh, I guess I shouldn’t have let certain a certain little interloper near my computer while I’m typing.


46 posted on 10/04/2009 9:25:50 PM PDT by TheThinker
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Would he even DARE do this with the unimaginable havoc he has wrought on our Military already?

Yes. He would.

47 posted on 10/04/2009 9:54:47 PM PDT by MestaMachine (One if by land, 2 if by sea, 3 if by Air Force 1.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Won’t be the end of it either. Libs will never stop pushing the envelop. Next up, or up soon, military chaplains will be ordered to do gay weddings. And then it’ll be on to some other outrage.


48 posted on 10/04/2009 11:22:05 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: Free ThinkerNY; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; ...

The list, ping


49 posted on 10/04/2009 11:37:20 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: omega4179

hair covers ears...


50 posted on 10/05/2009 3:13:43 AM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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