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    Re: Officials: Half of force trained on gay ban repeal

    wait a minute - post Gitmo/Abu Ghraib I thought we were supposed to be fascist torturers...???



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    Re: Officials: Half of force trained on gay ban repeal

    Clearly all liberals think all soldiers are murderers of all babies!
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    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    So, basically, anyone that isn't jumping for joy with you right now, is a homophobe? Can you possibly see how lame that logic is? Oh, wait...
    You have a history of drawing comparisons between letting homosexuals into the military with letting gang members, terrorists etc. Your views on homosexuality aren't really all that hard to figure out. Please stop deceiving yourself?
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    Re: Officials: Half of force trained on gay ban repeal

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    not fully. bringing women in has always created problems - I would suspect the results of this would be similar.
    And what were most of those problems from.

    Let's see. From my experience, the problems arose most from women serving because of women getting pregnant (not going to happen with gay men and unlikely to happen with fully gay women), women being treated differently than men due to a cultural belief that women are weaker or should be treated differently (not every woman or man does this, but it also would not apply to gay men since most men who would believe that gay men are weaker would probably just push those men harder to try to force them to quit, men aren't likely to care as much about other men's feelings), or women who don't carry their own weight (which you're going to have in any group whether men, women, gay, straight, of a certain race, of a certain religion).

    You guys like to bring up sexual tension between men and women as causing issues, but I still don't see what issues that would cause. Are we talking about relationship issues? You do realize that these can occur whether the people work together or not. Plus, considering the low percentage of gays overall, it is unlikely that there will be enough gay men available in most units for them to start a relationship that could cause problems. And we have rules against having relationships that could cause problems. Just turn those people in for disruption if there are issues. It would be no different than if you had a racist who wasn't willing to work with someone of the race they despised or an atheist who wasn't able to work with people who were religious or a Christian who refused to stop trying to convert others in very inappropriate situations. These are all actions that cause disruptions and should be dealt with.
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    Re: Officials: Half of force trained on gay ban repeal

    I have yet to meet one person in the military that is happy with gays serving openly in the military...
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    Re: Officials: Half of force trained on gay ban repeal

    Quote Originally Posted by Navy Pride View Post
    I have yet to meet one person in the military that is happy with gays serving openly in the military...
    You should get out more.
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    Re: Officials: Half of force trained on gay ban repeal

    Quote Originally Posted by Navy Pride View Post
    I have yet to meet one person in the military that is happy with gays serving openly in the military...
    talk to rogue.
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    Re: Officials: Half of force trained on gay ban repeal

    Quote Originally Posted by Navy Pride View Post
    I have yet to meet one person in the military that is happy with gays serving openly in the military...
    Well, I can try to set up a meeting with you next year when I go on my AT if you wish so we can meet and then you can say you have met one person who is happy about this.

    Or, since you are so close to a Navy base (couple actually) with thousands of sailors on it, I bet you can meet at least more than one who is happy about this change. Like Redress said, maybe you should get out more.

    I know there were people on the Lincoln who would have been happy about this. Heck, maybe you should try to meet more nukes. I have yet to meet a single nuke who at the very least could care one way or another, and any that have had to be on a ship that got shortmanned because they lost someone to DADT would certainly be grateful for this change, since it means less people lost and possibly more people who can become nukes without having to hide their sexuality.
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    Re: Officials: Half of force trained on gay ban repeal

    Quote Originally Posted by Navy Pride View Post
    I have yet to meet one person in the military that is happy with gays serving openly in the military...
    Strange, all of my relatives/friends in the military either simply don't really care or are happy about it. I guess personal anecdotes aren't too reliable...
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    Re: Officials: Half of force trained on gay ban repeal

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Are you suggesting that the majority of servicemembers are homophobic? Apparently your opinion of them isn't as high as I thought.
    Because a person is anti gays serving openly does not make them homophobic...That is bul**** put out by left wingers....
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