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    Re: Pentagon moves to extend benefits to gay spouses

    Quote Originally Posted by davidtaylorjr View Post
    The irony here is hilarious.

    You sent me to a blank page...which is an accurate description of how much you know about the subject.

    HAHAHA

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    You go to Liberty University?

    JESUS CHRIST THIS PAPER IS TERRIBLY WRITTEN. Your structuring is awful. As is the fact that you are using in citations in the paragraph rather than footnotes or endnotes. Seriously, don't they teach you anything? In paragraph quotations mess up the flow of a reader.

    And there goes any credibility you have.
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    Re: Pentagon moves to extend benefits to gay spouses

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    But that itself doesn't make it a waster of tax dollars.

    As AT&T and IBM showed (and as davidtaylorjr is desperately trying to avoid discussing) is that such benefits provided serious recruitment and retainment tools. Keeping the best and the brightest in the military is a clear benefit to the country. With many other competing jobs out there offering same sex benefits, the military should offer these to stay competitive.
    Good point. With an all volunteer force, and with high training/replacement costs, retention is an important consideration.
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    Re: Pentagon moves to extend benefits to gay spouses

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    The irony here is hilarious.

    You sent me to a blank page...which is an accurate description of how much you know about the subject.

    HAHAHA

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    You go to Liberty University?

    JESUS CHRIST THIS PAPER IS TERRIBLY WRITTEN.

    And there goes any credibility you have.
    And what makes you so credible? Nothing. I proved you wrong by the way. You said I didn't know what the case was.
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    Re: Pentagon moves to extend benefits to gay spouses

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    Good point. With an all volunteer force, and with high training/replacement costs, retention is an important consideration.
    AT&T beat the crap out of its competitors once all of the gay tech and gay salesmen started moving over to AT&T when they were the first to offer benefits.

    Google has a significant recruitment tool in that they pay more to unwed homosexuals in relationships to even out the compensation after taxes.

    If you had a choice between two jobs that offered the same compensation, but one gave you benefits to your partner and the other did not, holding all other factors constant, it's obvious what your choice is.
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    Re: Pentagon moves to extend benefits to gay spouses

    Quote Originally Posted by davidtaylorjr View Post
    And what makes you so credible? Nothing. I proved you wrong by the way. You said I didn't know what the case was.
    Reading your "paper" and I use that extremely loosely, it's clear you do not understand what the case is actually about or what the arguments given where.

    Your "paper" is nothing more than a poorly structured and written partisan hitjob.

    Liberty is widely considered a joke school.
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    Re: Pentagon moves to extend benefits to gay spouses

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    Reading your "paper" and I use that extremely loosely, it's clear you do not understand what the case is actually about or what the arguments given where.

    Your "paper" is nothing more than a poorly structured and written partisan hitjob.

    Liberty is widely considered a joke school.
    In your opinion.
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    Re: Pentagon moves to extend benefits to gay spouses

    Quote Originally Posted by davidtaylorjr View Post
    In your opinion.
    No, it's not just me
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    Re: Pentagon moves to extend benefits to gay spouses

    Quote Originally Posted by davidtaylorjr View Post
    We have had talented professionals in the military for years, and guess what, they weren't even allowed to say they were gay. So your argument is invalid.
    You're right, gays have been in the military for a long time, they just haven't been able to be open about it until now.

    Why do you want to deny soldiers their earned benefits?

    Quote Originally Posted by davidtaylorjr View Post
    Once again, I do not have homophobia.

    Second, it is still a waste of tax dollars, and, one could argue, that it defies freedom of religion to force people to fund something they don't believe is moral according to their religion. It is offensive to certain religions to fund homosexuality, therefore the Government shouldn't be involved. Otherwise Religions shouldn't have restirctions on when they should speak.
    So all I have to do to stop paying taxes is make up a religion that has beef with everything? Do you think if your local senator was gay, you'd get to refuse all taxes?

    These people are soldiers, and they, just like every other soldier, earn their benefits.

    Saying that gays should get paid less is insanely hateful.
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    Re: Pentagon moves to extend benefits to gay spouses

    Quote Originally Posted by davidtaylorjr View Post
    Once again, I do not have homophobia.

    Second, it is still a waste of tax dollars, and, one could argue, that it defies freedom of religion to force people to fund something they don't believe is moral according to their religion. It is offensive to certain religions to fund homosexuality, therefore the Government shouldn't be involved. Otherwise Religions shouldn't have restirctions on when they should speak.
    Since we have a separation of church and state in this country, your point is invalid.
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    Re: Pentagon moves to extend benefits to gay spouses

    Quote Originally Posted by davidtaylorjr View Post
    No, I'm not. I'm saying rulings of the SCOTUS have been terribly wrong.
    No, what you are saying is you disagree with them. That does not affect the reality that they were correct.
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