The stand alone repeal of “Don’t ask, don’t tell” has passed the U.S. House:
FINAL VOTE RESULTS FOR ROLL CALL 638
H R 2965 YEA-AND-NAY 15-Dec-2010 5:24 PM
QUESTION: On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment
BILL TITLE: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act of 2010
—- YEAS 250 —
—- NAYS 175 —
….This is “an imposition of somebody’s social agenda,” said Rep. Todd Akin, R-Missouri. It’s an “eclipse of reason, an eclipse of common sense….”
I wonder if they think teh gay is contagious? Or just bigotry?
There’s nothing new under the sun:
“….going concerns, accustomed through many years to the present system” of segregation, “no experiments should be tried…at this critical time….”
“…The Army is not a sociological laboratory; to be effective it must be organized and trained according to the principles which will insure success. Experiments to meet the wishes and demands…for the solution of their problems are a danger to efficiency, discipline and morale and would result in ultimate defeat…”
Social agenda? Where have we heard that before?