On July 18th, 2007, ABC News' Teddy Davis and Lindsey Ellerson
reported that Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., told Planned Parenthood
that sex education for kindergarteners is "the right thing to do."
(Video at link).
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
April 10th -- The Democratic presidential front-runner favors
repealing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy , which was
instituted during the Clinton administration.
"But I think there's increasing recognition within the Armed Forces that
this is a counterproductive strategy," he said. "We're spending
large sums of money to kick highly qualified gays or lesbians out of our
military, some of whom possess specialties like Arab-language
capabilities that we desperately need. That doesn't make us more
"The gay press may feel like I'm not giving them enough love, but
basically all press feels that way at all times," Obama told The
Advocate. He said he's frequently spoken out against homophobia
and in support of gay rights.
Asked what he could reasonably accomplish for the gay community as
president, Obama said he can "reasonably see" repeal of the "don't ask,
don't tell" policy as well as signing legislation to ban workplace
discrimination against gays. He said he'd like transgendered
people to be covered by the law, but thinks it would be tough to get
such legislation through Congress.
Obama also said he's interested in ensuring that same-sex couples in
civil unions get federal benefits.
In 2004, crimes against LGBT Americans constituted the third-highest
category of hate crime reported. Obama co-sponsored legislation to
expand federal hate crimes law to include crimes perpetrated because of
sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fight Workplace Discrimination and Promote Rights:
Obama believes the Employment Non-Discrimination Act should be expanded
to include sexual orientation and gender identity. Obama sponsored
legislation in the Illinois State Senate that would ban employment
discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
Support Full Civil Unions and Federal Rights for LGBT Couples:
Obama also believes we need to fully repeal the Defense of Marriage Act
and enact legislation that would ensure that the 1,100+ federal legal
rights and benefits currently provided on the basis of marital status
are extended to same-sex couples in civil unions and other legally
Oppose a Constitutional Ban on Same-Sex Marriage:
Obama voted against the Federal Marriage Amendment, which would have
defined marriage as between a man and a woman and prevented judicial
extension of marriage-like rights to same-sex or other unmarried
Repeal Donít Ask-Donít Tell:
Obama believes we need to repeal the "donít ask, donít tell" policy. The
key test for military service should be patriotism, a sense of duty, and
a willingness to serve. Obama will work with military leaders to repeal
the current policy and ensure we accomplish our national defense goals.
Fight AIDS Worldwide:
Obama has been a global leader in the fight
against AIDS. He traveled to Kenya and took a public HIV test to
encourage testing and reduce the stigma of the disease. Obama worked to
reauthorize the Ryan White CARE Act, one of the largest sources of
federal funds for primary health care and support services for HIV/AIDS
For Fully Equal Rights And Benefits
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, who previously said
the issue of gay marriage should be left up to each state, has
opposition to a California ballot measure that would ban same-sex
In a letter to the "Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club," read Sunday
at the group's annual Pride Breakfast in San Francisco, the Illinois
senator said he supports extending "fully equal rights and benefits to
same-sex couples under both state and federal law."
"And that is why I oppose the divisive and discriminatory efforts to
amend the California Constitution, and similar efforts to amend the U.S.
Constitution or those of other states," Obama wrote.
Pledged His Support For Homosexual
In an August, 2008,
letter to a Boston-based homosexual rights group, the Family
Equality Council, Obama specifically pledged to use the presidency to
overturn the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) -- and pledged his support
for homosexual "families" and efforts to totally redefine marriage.
He wrote: "... (W)e also have to do more to support and strengthen
Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgendered (LGBT) families. Because
equality in relationship, family, and adoption rights is not some
abstract principle; itís about whether millions of LGBT Americans can
finally live lives marked by dignity and freedom.
"Thatís why we have to repeal laws like the Defense of Marriage Act.
Thatís why we have to eliminate discrimination against LGBT families.
And thatís why we have to extend equal treatment in our family and
adoption laws," Obama wrote.
"Iíll be a president that stands up for American families -- all of
them," he added.
Crucial To Victory
credits gay activists with making the Democratic Party "immeasurably
In a letter to the partyís LGBT Caucus -- the acronym stands for
Lesbian/ Gay/ Bisexual/Transgender -- Obama said the group "will be
crucial to bringing our Party together and sweeping us to victory on
"Congratulations on being part of the largest LGBT Caucus delegation in
Democratic National Convention history," Obama wrote. "I look
forward to seeing the LGBT community turn out in record numbers to help
create the changes we seek."
Sixteen years after Bill Clinton tried to end restrictions on gays
in the military, the US armed forces under Barack Obama
may be forced to give homosexuals the same welcome as non-gays.
Under president Clinton, the policy that once saw homosexuals
discharged from US military service evolved to "Don't Ask, Don't Tell,"
allowing gays to remain in the military so long as they did not reveal
their sexual orientation.
Obama has pledged to overhaul current
"The key test for military service should be patriotism, a
sense of duty, and a willingness to serve. Discrimination should
be prohibited," reads an entry on the president-elect's transition
Get Me The Homo
chosen the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal church to pray
at the kickoff event for the inaugural festivities this Sunday.
Bishop V. Gene Robinson, who advised Obama on gay rights issues during
the campaign, is set to deliver the invocation at an event on the steps
of the Lincoln Memorial two days before the swearing-in ceremony, aides
to Obama said Monday.
Robinson has also become a well known
figure around the world in the debate over gay rights. His consecration
as a bishop six years ago set in motion a widening rift in the Anglican
Bitterness And Bigotry
As Obama prepares to be sworn in as commander in chief on
January 20, homosexual-rights activists are gleeful about changes he
will bring to the armed services. Based on his campaign promises,
Obama is expected to
overturn the military's policy regarding sexual conduct.
Commonly referred to as "donít ask, donít tell," the military prohibits
the service of openly practicing homosexuals. This policy was
created early in the Clinton administration after a long and divisive
fight and the hard-fought compromise has drawn the ire of liberals such
as Obama ever since.
"It's time to turn the page on the
bitterness and bigotry that fill so much of today's LGBT (Lesbian Gay
Bisexual Transgender) rights debate," Obama said while campaigning.
"The rights of all Americans should be protected -- whether it's at work
or anyplace else. 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' needs to be repealed
because patriotism and a sense of duty should be the key tests for
military service, not sexual orientation."
Not reported in the
media or discussed by advocates are the opinions of the men and women
actually serving our country that would be affected by this change in
policy. A poll of some 2,000 active duty military taken in
December by the Military Times found that 58 percent opposed a policy
change. Of those polled, 10 percent said they would not reenlist, and 14
percent reported they would consider not reenlisting if the policy is
changed to please homosexual activists.
Essentially, the United
States military, the greatest fighting force ever assembled, has had a
policy in place against homosexual conduct since its formation.
This policy annoys certain liberals who want to force their social
agenda on the rest of the country and ignore those affected.
Watch the military disintegrate
this stuff (warning, nasties),
part of the inauguration festivities, goes on in the barracks.
Update: Citing pressure from "extreme Christian groups" this
expression of "gay love" has been
cancelled -- anyone wanna bet it was moved to another venue?
Obama Orders Same-Sex Hospital Visits
Michael D. Shear says that on Thursday, Obama
mandated that nearly all hospitals extend visitation rights to the
partners of gay men and lesbians and respect patients' choices about who
may make critical health-care decisions for them, perhaps the most
significant step so far in his efforts to expand the rights of gay
Obama directed the Department of Health and Human
Services to prohibit discrimination in hospital visitation in a memo
that was e-mailed to reporters Thursday night while he was at a
fundraiser in Miami.
Administration officials and gay activists,
who have been quietly working together on the issue, said the new rule
will affect any hospital that receives Medicare or Medicaid funding, a
move that covers the vast majority of the nation's health-care
institutions. Obama's order will start a rule-making process at
HHS that could take several months, officials said.
often bar visitors who are not related to an incapacitated patient by
blood or marriage, and gay rights activists say many do not respect
same-sex couples' efforts to designate a partner to make medical
decisions for them if they are seriously ill or injured.
"Discrimination touches every facet of the lives of lesbian, gay,
bisexual and transgender people, including at times of crisis and
illness, when we need our loved ones with us more than ever," Joe
Solmonese, president of the Human Rights Campaign, said in a statement
praising the president's decision.
Obama's mandate is the latest
attempt by his administration to advance the agenda of a constituency
that strongly supported his presidential campaign.
Howard Kurtz says the White House ripped CBS
News on Thursday for publishing an online column by a blogger who made
assertions about the sexual orientation of Solicitor General Elena Kagan,
widely viewed as a leading candidate for the Supreme Court.
Domenech, a former Bush administration aide and Republican Senate
staffer, wrote that Obama would "please" much of his base by picking the
"first openly gay justice." An administration official, who asked
not to be identified discussing personal matters, said Kagan is not a
CBS initially refused to pull the posting, prompting
Anita Dunn, a former White House communications director who is working
with the administration on the high court vacancy, to say: "The fact
that they've chosen to become enablers of people posting lies on their
site tells us where the journalistic standards of CBS are in 2010."
She said the network was giving a platform to a blogger "with a history
of plagiarism" who was "applying old stereotypes to single women with
The network deleted the posting Thursday
night after Domenech said he was merely repeating a rumor. The
flare-up underscores how quickly the battle over a Supreme Court nominee
-- or even a potential nominee -- can turn searingly personal.
Most major news organizations have policies against "outing" gays or
reporting on the sex lives of public officials unless they are related
to their public duties.
A White House spokesman, Ben LaBolt,
said he complained to CBS because the column "made false charges."
Domenech later added an update to the post: "I have to correct my text
here to say that Kagan is apparently still closeted -- odd, because her
female partner is rather well known in Harvard circles."
The AP is
a gay rights activist heckled Obama at a San Francisco fundraiser
Tuesday night, urging Obama to "move faster" on a proposed repeal of
"don't ask, don't tell."
Kip Williams, co-founder of the activist
group GetEqual, interrupted as Obama was delivering a fundraising speech
for Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.). Obama paused to lecture the man
as other Democratic supporters booed the heckler.
"I hate to say
this, but ... if he wants to demonstrate, buy a ticket to a guy who
doesn't support his point of view, and then you can yell as much as you
want there," Obama said. Williams' group interrupted another Obama
speech earlier this year, in Los Angeles.
Obama told Williams to
"read the newspapers." "He said do it faster," Obama said.
"It's like, come on, man, I'm dealing with Congress here. It takes
a little bit of time."
Obama's Statement On Votes to Repeal "Donít
Ask, Donít Tell"
I have long
advocated that we repeal "Donít Ask Donít Tell," and I am pleased
that both the House of Representatives and the Senate Armed Services
Committee took important bipartisan steps toward repeal tonight.
Key to successful repeal will be the ongoing Defense Department review,
and as such I am grateful that the amendments offered by Representative
Patrick Murphy and Senators Joseph Lieberman and Carl Levin that passed
today will ensure that the Department of Defense can complete that
comprehensive review that will allow our military and their families the
opportunity to inform and shape the implementation process. Our
military is made up of the best and bravest men and women in our nation,
and my greatest honor is leading them as Commander-in-Chief. This
legislation will help make our Armed Forces even stronger and more
inclusive by allowing gay and lesbian soldiers to serve honestly and
Obama Expands His Pro-Homosexual Agenda By
Fred Lucas says without action by Congress,
Barack Obama announced that his administration will issue regulations
applying the Family and Medical Leave Act to homosexual couples and
requiring most hospitals to allow homosexuals to visit their partners.
One conservative group criticized the White House for handing out
"political favors" to the homosexual lobby -- and vastly expanding
presidential power in the process.
"Piece by anti-democratic
piece, the White House is executing its plan for a vast expansion of
presidential power," the Family Research Council said. "What this
administration has accomplished is nothing less than suspending the
power of Congress."
Speaking at an LGBT [Lesbian Gay Bisexual and
Transgender] Pride Month reception in the East Room of the White House
on Tuesday evening, Obama told homosexual activists that his Labor
Department has made it clear that under the Family and Medical Leave
Act, "same-sex couples -- as well as others raising children -- are to
be treated like the caretakers that they are."
Hours before the
White House reception started, Obamaís Labor Department announced a new
"interpretation" of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the 1993
law that allows workers to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave during
any 12-month period to care for loved ones or themselves.
families, including LGBT families, are protected by the FMLA," the Labor
Department said. It described the move as "a victory for many
non-traditional families, including families in the
lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender community, who often in the past have
been denied leave to care for their loved ones."
"And before we
came out here today, I wanted to make sure that I had followed up --
Secretary Sebelius will officially be proposing this regulation," Obama
said. "And I can also announce that the secretary has sent a
letter today asking these hospitals to adopt these changes now -- even
before the rule takes effect."
that in his decision declaring section 3 of the federal Defense of
Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, Judge Tauro characterizes
Congressís decision to define marriage for federal purposes as between
one man and one woman as an "irrational" desire to "punish" same-sex
couples based solely on "animus." While Judge Tauroís conclusions
are unfounded, far-reaching, and should be reversed on appeal, even more
shocking is the fact that the Obama administration is intentionally
Obama has been actively promoting an
agenda to undermine the nationís marriage laws. When you weaken
the family, as Obama is doing by his policies, you weaken society.
Children fare best when raised with a mom and a dad. Redefining
marriage to something it was not intended to be weakens the family and
is not in the best interest of children or society. Obama and
Holder must defend the nationís marriage laws. The Obama
administration must defend DOMA, not sabotage the law.
this judge's career was paved
by Republicans. Tauro was Chief Counsel to Massachusetts
Republican Governor John Volpe. In 1971. He was nominated by Republican
President Richard Nixon to U.S. Attorney for the District of
Massachusetts. He was nominated to the United States District Court
for the District of Massachusetts by President Richard Nixon on
September 12, 1972.
Obama's Homosexual-Muslim Conflict
The Washington Times
says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said recently that,
''Human rights are gay rights, and gay rights are human rights, once and
for all." That's a touchy-feely liberal talking point, but don't
tell it to the Muslims. Eventually, the Obama administration might
have to decide to which radical group it's most important to pander:
homosexuals or Muslims. There is some friction between these two
Mrs. Clinton has worked diligently to
further the homosexual agenda in the State Department, from securing
spouse-style benefits for same-sex partners of department employees to
formalizing reporting on homosexual issues in State's annual human
rights report. The State Department currently is implementing a
program seeking accreditation from foreign host governments for the
same-sex domestic partners of diplomatic and consular personnel "as
members of the family" and "that they be accorded the same status,
privileges and immunities currently accorded other members of the
household, such as spouses." Chiefs of mission are to approach
host governments seeking this accreditation except when "such an
approach to the host government would do more harm than good by impeding
the ability of same-sex partners to accompany personnel to post or
otherwise cause harm to personnel or their families."
widespread opposition to homosexual "marriage" here at home, the U.S.
government is pressuring foreign governments to officially recognize
homosexual unions abroad. The main pushback is coming from the
Muslim world, where "alternative lifestyle" is just another way of
saying blasphemy. As the State Department's 2010 Human Rights
report for Saudi Arabia notes, "under Sharia as interpreted in the
country, sexual activity between two persons of the same gender is
punishable by death or flogging. It is illegal for men 'to behave
like women' or to wear women's clothes and vice versa." The State
Department did not list any cases in which these laws were enforced, and
Saudi Arabia tends not to publicize such matters. "We always make
sure that cases like this are not open to the public," said Jeddah
Police Lieutenant Nawaf Al-Bouq. "I don't think it's appropriate
or important for the citizens or the country." What they don't
know won't make them curious.
Homosexual conduct also carries the
death penalty in Sudan, Yemen, Mauritania, northern Nigeria and Iran,
which has executed more homosexuals than any country in the world.
Elsewhere in the region, the practice is often punished with a
combination of jail time, fines and corporal punishment. Muslim
countries are also wary of homosexual outsiders polluting their
societies with their "sodomite" ways. In May, the Saudi government
instructed guest-worker recruitment agencies in the Philippines to
screen applicants thoroughly "so that those belonging to the third sex
are excluded." That same month, the Egyptian government forced
flamboyantly flaming singer Elton John to cancel a concert in that
country for making controversial statements such as, "try being a gay
woman in the Middle East -- you're as good as dead."
Obama's fawning outreach to Muslim majority states, this drive for
homosexual equality seems something of a disconnect. The
Democratic conundrum illustrates an aspect of the clash of civilizations
Obama is willfully ignoring. Appeals to liberal Western notions of
human rights fall on deaf ears with Muslims.
The Organization of
the Islamic Conference long has held the view that such international
touchstone documents as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights apply
to their member states only insofar as they do not conflict with Koranic
law. Otherwise, their provisions are null and void -- and that
test applies to everything from free speech to freedom of worship.
In the Muslim view, the only legitimate rights are those bestowed by
Allah, and Mohammed was not known for his "gay-friendly" attitude.
This is one fight in which the State Department, and Obama, eventually
will make a very diplomatic retreat.
The Obama Elite Vs The American People
The Foundry blog
says that this Tuesday voters in Missouri, by a 40-point margin,
approved a ballot measure rejecting the individual mandate at the core
of Obamaís health care law. Asked what the vote meant to the White
House, press secretary Robert Gibbs said: "Nothing." Yesterday in
San Francisco, federal judge Vaughn Walker gave the exact same weight to
a California ballot measure that affirmed marriage as an institution
between one man and one woman. Specifically Judge Walker
overturned the California Marriage Protection Act after concluding, as a
matter of fact, that the majority of Californians who voted to protect
marriage were bigots who had no rational basis to define marriage on
their own terms. Here are just some of the "facts" Judge Walker
ē Religious beliefs that gay and
lesbian relationships are sinful or inferior to heterosexual
relationships harm gays and lesbians.
ē The campaign to pass Proposition
8 relied on stereotypes to show that same-sex relationships are
inferior to opposite-sex relationships.
ē The Proposition 8 campaign
relied on fears that children exposed to the concept of same-sex
marriage may become gay or lesbian.
ē The genetic relationship between
a parent and a child is not related to a childís adjustment
ē Children do not need to be
raised by a male parent and a female parent to be well-adjusted.
How did Judge Walker arrive at these "facts"?
By agreeing with everything the same-sex marriage proponents' "experts"
said while ruling that the traditional marriage witness was "unreliable"
and "provided no credible evidence to support any of the claimed adverse
effects proponents promised to demonstrate." In so doing, Walker
not only ignored the views of millions of Californians, but by basing
his decision on the 14th Amendment, he also ignored the factual
determinations of every single popular vote that has been held on the
issue in the past two decades. According to Judge Walkerís
reasoning every single one of these Americans is a bigot whose opinion
on marriage has no place under Judge Walkerís Constitution.
the beginning, it was clear that Judge Walker was more interested in
making a political statement than upholding the rule of law. That
is why after Judge Walker ruled that the trial could be broadcast live,
the Supreme Court took the remarkable step of overturning his decision,
writing in January: "Not only did [Judge Walker's court] ignore the
federal statute that establishes the procedures by which its rules may
be amended, its express purpose was to broadcast a high-profile trial
that would include witness testimony about a contentious issue."
Clearly that Supreme Court would have rightly viewed with great
skepticism every sentence of Judge Walkerís spurious ruling. But
that Court will not be deciding this case. Today the Senate voted
to confirm Obamaís Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. The same
Elena Kagan who manipulated the law and facts to deny military
recruiters equal access to Harvard law students because she did not
personally approve of our militaryís personnel policies regarding
The same Elena Kagan who was simply "not
sympathetic" to the claim of a petitioner that his 2nd amendment rights
were violated, and was actively involved in President Clintonís gun
control agenda. The same Elena Kagan who advised President Clinton
that it would be a "disaster" if the full medical truth was revealed
about partial-birth abortion, endangering the gruesome procedure.
The facts are becoming quite clear. Kagan, Walker, Gibbs, and
Obama all give the same weight to the will of the American people as
expressed at the ballot box: "Nothing."
According to the Library of
Judge Vaughn Walker, the Chief Judge of the United States District Court
for the Northern District of California, is a homosexual. He is
one of only two federal jurists to be out of the closet.
man cancelled out the votes of 7 million Californians. If he was a
proper judge he would have recused himself.
Judge Cites Obama In Overturning "Donít
Ask, Donít Tell"
Matt Cover is reporting that the
California-based federal judge who declared the militaryís ban on
homosexual conduct, known colloquially as "Donít Ask, Donít Tell"
(DADT), is unconstitutional, based her decision in part on statements
made by Barack Obama himself.
Judge Virginia Phillips ruled on
Sept. 9 that the DADT policy, codified in 10 U.S.C. ss. 654, which
states, "The prohibition against homosexual conduct is a long-standing
element of military law that continues to be necessary in the unique
circumstances of military service," is unconstitutional, violating both
the First and Fifth amendments.
In making this ruling, Judge
Phillips directly overturns the lawís claim that prohibiting homosexual
conduct is necessary for maintaining military readiness and cohesion.
Judge Phillips said:
"The Don't Ask, Don't Tell Act infringes the
fundamental rights of United States service members in many ways."
"In order to justify the encroachment on
these rights, Defendants [the government] faced the burden at trial
of showing the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Act was necessary to
significantly further the Government's important interests in
military readiness and unit cohesion. Defendants failed to
meet that burden."
"Defendants have admitted that, far from
being necessary to further significantly the Government's interest
in military readiness, the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Act actually
undermines that interest."
In making her ruling,
Judge Phillips cited Obamaís June 29, 2009 address to a gathering of gay
activists and government officials, singling out Obamaís contradiction
of the long-time position of U.S. military officials that homosexual
conduct could damage military effectiveness.
"...Obama, the Commander-in-Chief of
the Armed Forces, stated on June 29, 2009: ĎDon't Ask, Don't Tell
doesn't contribute to our national securityÖpreventing patriotic
Americans from serving their country weakens our national
securityÖ[R]eversing this policy [is] the right thing to do [and] is
essential for our national security.í"
The Washington Times
is reporting that a top general called Christian soldiers bigots and
Next week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is expected
to begin floor debate on a defense authorization bill that would repeal
the Clinton-era "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy and allow homosexuals to
serve openly in the armed forces. Last month, a top military
official offered a glimpse of how the military might look should the new
policy take effect: Those serving who oppose the lesbian, gay, bisexual
and transgender (LGBT) agenda are no longer welcome.
the views of Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, the Army's deputy chief of
staff in charge of personnel matters who spoke about "Don't Ask, Don't
Tell" before several hundred troops at the European Command headquarters
in Stuttgart, Germany. "Unfortunately, we have a minority of
service members who are still racists and bigoted and you will never be
able to get rid of all of them," Lt. Gen. Bostick said. "But these
people opposing this new policy will need to get with the program, and
if they can't, they need to get out. No matter how much training
and education of those in opposition, you're always going to have those
that oppose this on moral and religious grounds just like you still have
The strong words take additional significance
from Lt. Gen. Bostick's direct involvement with a Pentagon panel charged
with shaping military policy on this issue. Although Lt. Gen.
Bostick presented the question of homosexuals in the military as if it
were about civil rights, it is nothing of the kind. The services
must discriminate to function. Those who are too old, too weak or
too overweight must be shown the door even when similar actions in the
private sector might spark a lawsuit. The reason for the
military's existence is to win battles and wars, not to ensure feelings
aren't hurt or to serve as a playground for social experimentation.
The military's long-standing ban on homosexual conduct is rooted in
the principles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, which also
criminalizes adulterous conduct among heterosexuals insofar as it
undermines the good order and discipline of the armed forces. Lt.
Gen. Bostick suggested he would employ the same strict disciplinary
standards to provide "education and training" that would ensure
soldiers, sailors and airmen embrace the new LGBT agenda.
"Unfortunately, if the law is repealed, the military will attempt to do
what it does -- makes things work, for better or worse," Tommy Sears,
executive director of the Center for Military Readiness, told The
Washington Times. "So there will be no toleration of dissent.
If for whatever reason you disagree, whether it's religious conviction
or personal objection, your career will in essence be over."
Servicemen should not be booted from the military because of their
sincerely held religious convictions. It's unseemly for a senior
officer to equate those who hold traditional values with racists and
bigots. Lt. Gen. Bostick's careless words demonstrate his
unsuitability to the task, and, for that reason, he should withdraw from
further involvement in the Pentagon panel set to issue a report on the
new policy by Dec. 1. The Senate also should reject this attempt
to undermine the effectiveness, morale and morals of the military on the
behalf of a radical fringe.
Obama On Homosexuality: "I Donít Think Itís
is reporting that Barack Obama declared today that the "donít ask,
donít tell" policy on gays in the military "will end and it will end on
my watch," even as his Justice Department was appealing a judgeís ruling
that would have allowed homosexuals to serve openly in the military.
Speaking at a town hall meeting put on jointly by BET, MTV and
Country Music Television, Obama also said a personís sexuality is not a
"I donít profess to be an expert -- this is a lay
personís opinion -- but I donít think itís a choice," he said.
"People are born with a certain makeup. We are all children of
God. We donít make determinations about who we love."
Related:Senior White House advisor
forced to apologize for calling homosexuality a lifestyle choice.
Look's like Jarrett didn't get the
memo -- and that's a pretty deep level of
Nothing To Do With Obama
But I just had to share this photo. Check out the expression on
that burly state trooper -- and the guys behind him.
Obama Appoints Record Number Of Gay
Sam Hananel says Less than halfway through his
first term, Barack Obama has appointed more openly gay officials than
any other president in history.
Gay activists say the estimate of
more than 150 appointments so far -- from agency heads and commission
members to policy officials and senior staffers -- surpasses the
previous high of about 140 reached during two full terms under President
"From everything we hear from inside the
administration, they wanted this to be part of their efforts at
diversity," said Denis Dison, spokesman for the Presidential
Appointments Project of the Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute.
The pace of appointments has helped to ease broader disappointment among
gay rights groups that Obama has not acted more quickly on other fronts,
such as ending the "don't ask, don't tell" policy that bans gays from
serving openly in the military.
Brian Fitzpatrick is reporting that the
commanders of the Army, Air Force and Marines cautioned the U.S. Senate
against abruptly repealing the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT)
policy. Critics are also warning that accepting open homosexuality
and pro-homosexual "reprogramming" could drive massive numbers of troops
out of the service.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., pointed out
during the first day of the Senate Armed Services Committee hearings on
Thursday that according to a survey conducted for the Pentagon,
repealing DADT could create an "alarming" troop retention problem at a
time when the military is already shorthanded.
Said McCain, "If
12.6 percent of the military left earlier, that translates into 264,600
men and women who would leave the military earlier than they had planned
Ö Do you think that's a good idea to replace 265,000 troops Ö in a time
Military analyst Bob Maginnis, a retired Army
lieutenant colonel and senior fellow for national security at the Family
Research Council, said the real number could exceed half a million.
"Twelve-point-six percent is just the people who said they would
leave," Maginnis said. "If you add in the number who said they
'might' leave, you get 23.7 percent. That would be 528,000, when
you count both active duty and reserves.
"And that's only if you
trust their numbers," Maginnis continued. "They have a real
problem with their numbers. It's skewed toward noncombatants, and
the Air Force had much larger proportional participation than the Army,
so the numbers are totally unreliable.
"They spun their
questions in a way that's absolutely bizarre. They literally have
distorted the truth, it's all about repeal, not about what's good for
the service," he said..
"I don't think people understand how
they have spun these numbers. Not only is the survey biased, the
way they combined their percentages is skewed. They say 50 or 55
percent of the troops support repeal, but that's not true. The big
slice of that 55 percent is 'mixed', some positive, some negative." The
truth is, it was 30 percent negative, and 15 or 20 percent positive."
Maginnis said the results of the survey consistently
show that two service members oppose DADT repeal for every supporter.
Brokeback Obama Just Adores House Vote To
tells us that Barack Obama is praising the House for passing
legislation to end the Pentagon policy that bans gays from serving
openly in the military.
The legislation awaits Senate action now.
The House passed the measure 250-175. Obama says the legislation
permits a smooth transition from the Clinton-era "donít-ask-donít-tell"
Obama says the legislation will give the military "the
clarity and certainty it deserves."
The measure faces an uphill
fight in the Senate where key Republicans such as Sen. John McCain of
Arizona have raised emphatic objection to ending the policy.
Obama's New "Gay Force"
Kevin McCullough says with the passage of the
law to repeal the Clinton-era legislation commonly referred to as "Don't
Ask, Don't Tell," Obama enters into a new reality. In one last
blaze of defiance of the American people, and expressly those who serve
in our nation's armed forces, Obama was able to shove social engineering
into the one corner of American culture where he has no
business doing so.
Upon his signature Obama will begin a process
that will at the very least disrupt operations, and at the very worst
see the eventual weakening of our armed forces.
entirety of this debate I've had questions, none of which seemed to be
answered or even asked in the congressional sessions dealing with the
From a purely pragmatic standpoint perhaps someone could
answer them now, since I'm especially sure that Obama wouldn't push for
such a fundamental transformation of our military without good answers
1. What happens to housing, on base and in theater?
If it is morally questionable to have men and women housed together
because of the sexual tension that exists between primarily men who
would be predatorily interested in the women they might shower with or
frequently be seen in the act of dressing and undressing on a regular
basis, why is it any different if you have identified the predatory
homosexual male who might have an unrequited "thing" for a fellow
service member? If it is proper to keep men and women housed
separately do we now go to four sets of housing. Men who don't
engage in homosexual activity, Men who do, Women who don't, Women who
do? Practically speaking Obama how do you get past the fundamental
sexual tension that will be present the minute some make it known?
2. Do you expect the military system or the civilian courts to deal
with the influx of phony sexual harassment cases to follow?
Consider this issue a prediction of sorts, but take it to the bank that
those who engage in open homosexuality will feel the freedom if not the
need begin to portray themselves as victims of harassment pretty much
anytime something doesn't go their way. And it may not require
anything all that severe to trigger it. A drill instructor gets a
little too rough in his language while trying to beat the "sissy" out of
a recruit in basic training, or Officer Candidate School and the backlog
3. Will base commanders be required to host
"pride" events that allow for similar conduct to the x-rated displays
that go on in the nation's cities each year?
There was much
discussion in the Senate and House hearings about the issue of morale,
the breakdown of structure, the significance of discipline and the
ability to command respect and a readied force. Nothing related to
any "pride" event ever held comes close to anything resembling respect,
discipline, or structure. There is a reason our best volunteer to
serve their nation, and it has nothing to do with speedos, bump or
4. Will all other sexual conduct be made legal as well?
It is still a crime to commit adultery in active military duty,
and even more so for officers. How can you possibly be allowing
for the flamboyancy of effeminate male soldiers to engage in sexual
conduct and their notorious ever wandering lust for the new on one hand,
and hold court martial for those who have discreetly hidden their sexual
escapades while destroying their families?
There are many
legitimate reasons why the military is not the place to run experiments
on the restructuring of the society at large.
"What happens when a gay officer gets the hots for one, or more,
of his men (likewise a lesbian officer for one of her troops)? Will the
officer show favoritism? You bet they will. What if a
straight trooper, male or female, turns down the advances of a gay
Related:Straight Troops Must Shower With Gays, Says DoD
engineering has no place in America's military. Mark my word,
nothing good will come from this.
Homosexual Appointments In The Obama
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At the bottom of the page are the
logos of a couple of dozen homosexual lobbying groups which serve to
point out how the Left just organizes, and organizes, while we folks on
the Right just go on with our lives. If you haven't hooked up with
your local TEA Party or other conservative organization, please consider
You have NO power alone.
Obama's Actions Delusional And Tyrannical
Charlie Butts and Jody Brown
reporting that a conservative black pastor is calling for the
church and church leadership to rise up and fight against the Obama
administration's decision to no longer defend the Defense of Marriage
Act (DOMA) in court.
Two federal courts have ruled DOMA
unconstitutional. That means the ruling will stand in those
circuit districts if no one steps up to the plate to defend that law --
and with Barack Obama's decision last week, that means the Justice
Department and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder have backed away from
The move by the White House prompted the leader of a
coalition of 34,000 black churches to state that Obama "has violated the
Christian faith" by failing to uphold Jesus' teaching that marriage is
between a man and a woman. Rev. Anthony Evans, head of the
National Black Church Initiative, also stated black churches must
"reassess their extraordinary support" for Obama.
Hutcherson, senior pastor of Antioch Bible Church in Kirkland,
Washington, tells OneNewsNow that Obama is not only violating a basic
Christian principle, he is flying in the face of the will of the people.
"For him to stand up and say that he's not
going to defend the law [DOMA] tells me how much he is overstepping
his bounds in the aspects of going against the people's will -- and
we've seen that over and over and over again the last two years."
Asked it that could that be considered arrogance,
Hutcherson responded: "It's past arrogance. I think it's delusional."
The church, counsels Hutcherson, could help bring that attitude to a
halt. "Our church is getting so anemic today that there's just no
power in it," he laments. "And I think that this is a call for
shepherds -- for leaders of the church, for leaders of ministries -- to
say that we need to band together again and put a stop to this type of
tyranny towards Christian values and views."
people to encourage Congress to intervene, which it can do, to provide a
legal defense of the Defense of Marriage Act.
Sex Change You Can Believe In
says Barack Obama is the most pro-transgender president ever.
Call it sex-change you can believe in. This author reported
Tuesday that Barack Obama had held the first-ever White House
transgender conference last Friday. The Peopleís House conducted
this proud meeting in such complete secrecy that we know the identity of
only one attendee, Mara Keisling of the National Center for Transgender
Equality (NCTE), a group lobbying for "a comprehensive civil rights bill
that protects people from discrimination based on gender identity."
The measure, which would forbid private individuals from refusing to do
business with or rent a home to a cross-dresser, is but one of many
extremist policies that earned NCTE a meeting with White House brass.
The U.S. Civil Rights Commission is now planning to "hold its first-ever
hearing to specifically address the civil rights of LGBT people."
Despite these "firsts," the Obama administration has already advanced
transgender interest groups through a series of executive fiats.
If you donít believe me, believe The Huffington Post. It remarked
that a recent housing proposal "marks the latest in a string of Obama
administration attempts to enhance gay rights through federal
regulation." Some of the administrationís actions literally
redefine the governmentís definition of the family, stifle any
opposition to gender confusion, and encourage schoolchildren to think of
transgender practices as normal and mainstream (or else).
January, Obama named Amanda Simpson the Senior Technical Advisor to the
Commerce Department. Simpson, who served as a test pilot and
longtime employee of Raytheon before becoming a "woman," sits on NCTEís
board of directors. The move was thought to be the first-ever
transgender presidential appointment.
During his budget showdown
with John Boehner, Obama (and Boehner) managed to see that LGBT programs
escaped deep budget cuts. Aside from these two matters, Obama has
chosen to act through federal regulation, having government agencies
write new rules without sullying his own hands. His administration
has proven indefatigable in pursuing transgender concerns.
click image for entire proclamation
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK
OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the
authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the
United States, do hereby proclaim June 2011 as Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. I call upon the people of the
United States to eliminate prejudice everywhere it exists, and to
celebrate the great diversity of the American people.
more I see of this guy, the more Larry Sinclair's credibility increases.
There are the rumors.
Obama Unveils LGBT Website
declared June 2011 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride
Month. Today it's "Winning the Future."
The White House has launched a website, called
"Winning the Future," to highlight Barack Obamaís LGBT accomplishments.
White House gay liaison Brian Bond wrote in an email:
"In honor of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
Transgender (LGBT) History Month, The White House launched our first
ever LGBT specific constituency webpage. This webpage is designed to keep you
updated on how the President and the Administration are Winning the
Future for LGBT Americans."
Obama Administration Instructs Schools On
Forming Gay Student Clubs
CNSNews is reporting that Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke
at the "Federal LGBT Youth Summit" on Tuesday by video, stating that his
Department was sending a letter to school districts detailing the
policies and laws available to ensure that homosexual student groups can
form and function on public school campuses. LGBT stands for lesbian,
gay, bisexual and transgender.
Related:Obama Administration Youth
Summit: Gov't "Has Finally Come Out of the Closet"
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen
Sebelius spoke at the first "Federal LGBT Youth Summit" on Monday
after being introduced by a homosexual on her staff, who said the
secretary "gets us" and is "tireless" in her support of lesbian,
gay, bi-sexual and transgender youth.