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    Re: How long until the US military fails?

    Quote Originally Posted by GPS_Flex View Post
    What militaries?
    Well, lets see, Israel does, and they're still doing a pretty good job of holding on to their strip of land, and lookee here; it's a study the determined allowing gays to serve had no detrimental effect on the IDF. And here is a study conducted on the Australian military that showed allowing gays to serve openly had no detrimental effect. And here's a study for the Canadian military declaring exactly the same thing as the last two, gays serving openly has absolutely no detrimental effect on a militaries performance.

    So, in your opinion, how will allowing gays to serve openly have a detrimental effect on the US armed forces?
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    Re: How long until the US military fails?

    Quote Originally Posted by GPS_Flex View Post
    What militaries?
    There are about 30 to 40 world wide; this was shown on MSNBC for about 5 seconds..These are the first rate, more advanced nations. In social matters, we seem to choose to be followers rather than leaders.

    As to the adults , in the military -yes
    in our Congress - no- many act like children, particularly the conservatives..
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    Re: How long until the US military fails?

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    If I strip naked and swing my liberty bell for a little tune will someone be distracted enough to commit harikari?
    No harikari! But lots of people would pay big money to see you run around in your birthday suit.

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    Re: How long until the US military fails?

    Quote Originally Posted by GPS_Flex View Post
    Strawman/irrelivant

    LMAO you obviously dont know what a strawman is because that was a spot on question

    it means if our serving men and women are so easily distracted in the ability to do their job we have MUCH bigger problems

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    Re: How long until the US military fails?

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    In light of today's passing of the repeal of DADT in the senate, how long until the US military fails?
    Hopefully a couple of weeks. And yes, I know, this will disappoint plenty of people who want them to continue to kill Arabs in the name of Holy American Democracy.

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    Re: How long until the US military fails?

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    In light of today's passing of the repeal of DADT in the senate, how long until the US military fails?
    You honestly think that our military is so namby-pamby that knowing there's a gay in one's platoon is going to make even a little bit of a difference? I don't think you know too many military men. They've got better things to do than thinking about who's boinkin' who.
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    Re: How long until the US military fails?

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    You honestly think that our military is so namby-pamby that knowing there's a gay in one's platoon is going to make even a little bit of a difference? I don't think you know too many military men. They've got better things to do than thinking about who's boinkin' who.
    You should look at where I voted and notice the hint of sarcasm in my first post.

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    Re: How long until the US military fails?

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    Well, lets see, Israel does, and they're still doing a pretty good job of holding on to their strip of land, and lookee here; it's a study the determined allowing gays to serve had no detrimental effect on the IDF. And here is a study conducted on the Australian military that showed allowing gays to serve openly had no detrimental effect. And here's a study for the Canadian military declaring exactly the same thing as the last two, gays serving openly has absolutely no detrimental effect on a militaries performance.

    So, in your opinion, how will allowing gays to serve openly have a detrimental effect on the US armed forces?
    Because those countries don’t allow their members to sue the military for discrimination the way that the US does and this will further increase the military budget to deal with social issues rather than money spent on killing the enemy.

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    Re: How long until the US military fails?

    Quote Originally Posted by GPS_Flex View Post
    Strawman/irrelivant
    You're the one who says that it'll weaken the military.
    You're suggesting what I wrote out in full: that men cannot fulfill their job duties and do what's necessary.

    No they aren't. So when a gay guy sues because his drill seargent was tougher on him than anyone else you will be the first in line to tell the gay guy to shut up and stick to his training right?
    Issues like that happen all the damn time which is why a DS can't curse at soldiers among other things. - though technically it's not a lawsuit - it's a filed complaint - blah blah.

    Or have you not been keeping up with military news in the last 20 years?
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    Re: How long until the US military fails?

    Quote Originally Posted by GPS_Flex View Post
    Strawman/irrelivant


    No they aren't. So when a gay guy sues because his drill seargent was tougher on him than anyone else you will be the first in line to tell the gay guy to shut up and stick to his training right?
    If the Drill Seargent did treat him differently than yes he would be liable under UCMJ, same as if he treated a black or white Soldier differently based on their race.

    So do you have any MEASUREABLE ways to show that the military will be weaker. In other words have you measured now, and you will measure again at several points in the future, somethings that will show our military is weaker? In other words, do you have any data or did you just rip this turd straight from your ass? Because "I feel" is not an argument

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