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    70% of military believe lifting gay ban would have positive influence

    Sources: Pentagon group finds there is minimal risk to lifting gay ban during war

    More than 70 percent of respondents to a survey sent to active-duty and reserve troops over the summer said the effect of repealing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy would be positive, mixed or nonexistent, said two sources familiar with the document. The survey results led the report's authors to conclude that objections to openly gay colleagues would drop once troops were able to live and serve alongside them.
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    Re: 70% of military believe lifting gay ban would have positive influence

    Yep, we can find studies that will produce any results we want. How about we just 1) stop discriminating, and 2) respect our military enough to believe they're not afraid of the gay cooties.
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    Re: 70% of military believe lifting gay ban would have positive influence

    It just goes to show that the homophobes who think that the military are as bigoted as they are.....are completely wrong.
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    Re: 70% of military believe lifting gay ban would have positive influence

    Yep, we can find studies that will produce any results we want.
    How many of a certain type of person felt like taking the survey?




    Is it pressure from soldiers which throws this issue into the spotlight? Or is it from the usual political suspects who, whenever they gain their 'last territorial demand' always go on to demand more anyway?


    Why not poll all troops and see what they think, region by region and state by state. Those companies and platoons who want gays to join their ranks can have them and those for whom homosexuality is distasteful can reject them.

    Simple really.
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    Re: 70% of military believe lifting gay ban would have positive influence

    Quote Originally Posted by Republic_Of_Public View Post
    How many of a certain type of person felt like taking the survey?




    Is it pressure from soldiers which throws this issue into the spotlight? Or is it from the usual political suspects who, whenever they gain their 'last territorial demand' always go on to demand more anyway?


    Why not poll all troops and see what they think, region by region and state by state. Those companies and platoons who want gays to join their ranks can have them and those for whom homosexuality is distasteful can reject them.

    Simple really.
    Enough were surveyed to get a valid result. Substantially more than a normal poll take.

    As for your other suggestion.....not in America where we value freedom and equality.
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    Re: 70% of military believe lifting gay ban would have positive influence

    As for your other suggestion.....not in America where we value freedom and equality.
    You mean democracy? Liberals at the Senate are more valuable than soldiers, who can't be trusted to run their own minds and who must be forced to take what they don't like.

    Alright to be sent out to die though.

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    Re: 70% of military believe lifting gay ban would have positive influence

    Quote Originally Posted by Republic_Of_Public View Post
    You mean democracy? Liberals at the Senate are more valuable than soldiers, who can't be trusted to run their own minds and who must be forced to take what they don't like.

    Alright to be sent out to die though.

    How you can look at the facts and completely not see them is amazing. The overwhelming majority of the military say that they believe lifting the ban will have a positive influence. Sure....there are always going to be some homophobes and bigots....but its refreshing to see that THAT mindset is dying out and that the vast majority of the military, like our American society in general, are rejecting the closed minded views of the past.
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    Re: 70% of military believe lifting gay ban would have positive influence

    The overwhelming majority of the military say that they believe lifting the ban will have a positive influence.
    Yeah, with your picked evidence. As liberals tell me, you have have to wonder at the circumstances. Maybe it's an accurate result, maybe it isn't. But it's inaccurate to label 'homosceptics' as bigots just because they don't find sex perverts very appetising.


    There seem to be two sides to every story though:

    'Gays in army responsible for genocide' claims retired U.S. general | Mail Online

    Serious Doubts Over Gays In Army



    But where will it end? Knowing the liberals, it won't stop at 'ordinary' non-discrept homos. It'll be the prancing sickos next, as found in the old 'mother country':

    Dad's Pooves on parade for gay recruits for 'Queen's Army' - Times Online

    THE army came out in style this weekend when it launched a recruitment drive aimed at tempting more gays, lesbians, transvestites and even transsexuals into the ranks.
    Whatever would Captain Mainwaring say?!


    The enemy will be p****ng themselves alright - through laughter rather than fear!
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    Re: 70% of military believe lifting gay ban would have positive influence

    Funny how it's cool to discriminate against "sickos", but raging douchebags get a pass...
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    Re: 70% of military believe lifting gay ban would have positive influence

    Quote Originally Posted by Republic_Of_Public View Post
    How many of a certain type of person felt like taking the survey?
    Couldn't tell you that until you tell me what "a certain type" is.


    Is it pressure from soldiers which throws this issue into the spotlight? Or is it from the usual political suspects who, whenever they gain their 'last territorial demand' always go on to demand more anyway?
    Until our government starts treating homosexuals as full citizens, they aren't going to stop "demanding." Would you have said the same thing during the civil rights movement? Those dang blacks! First we let them vote, and then they went and demanded they attend the same schools!! Sounds absurd, doesn't it? You're basically doing the same thing with homosexuals. You have rights that they don't have, but you have the audacity to keep up this nonsense about them wanting some sort of special treatment?


    Why not poll all troops and see what they think, region by region and state by state. Those companies and platoons who want gays to join their ranks can have them and those for whom homosexuality is distasteful can reject them.

    Simple really.
    You don't seem to understand how statistics work. They've polled plenty of people.


    Quote Originally Posted by Republic_Of_Public View Post
    You mean democracy? Liberals at the Senate are more valuable than soldiers, who can't be trusted to run their own minds and who must be forced to take what they don't like.

    Alright to be sent out to die though.
    Uhh, you're the one who thinks the soldiers can't be trusted. 70% think things will be fine, but you seem to think their opinion is wrong.

    Quote Originally Posted by Republic_Of_Public View Post
    Yeah, with your picked evidence. As liberals tell me, you have have to wonder at the circumstances. Maybe it's an accurate result, maybe it isn't. But it's inaccurate to label 'homosceptics' as bigots just because they don't find sex perverts very appetising.


    There seem to be two sides to every story though:

    'Gays in army responsible for genocide' claims retired U.S. general | Mail Online

    Serious Doubts Over Gays In Army



    But where will it end? Knowing the liberals, it won't stop at 'ordinary' non-discrept homos. It'll be the prancing sickos next, as found in the old 'mother country':

    Dad's Pooves on parade for gay recruits for 'Queen's Army' - Times Online



    Whatever would Captain Mainwaring say?!


    The enemy will be p****ng themselves alright - through laughter rather than fear!
    Prancing sickos. Listen to yourself. You don't even hide your hatred. Have fun in the 19th century.

    Also, LOL Daily Mail.
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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