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DREAM Act Nightmare Ends For Now

December 19, 2010

Yesterday, the Senate failed to get enough cloture votes on the so-called DREAM Act, the latest door to blanket amnesty.  Thus, with the calender running out and still so much to do in this lame duck session (which is absolutely ridiculous to begin with since the people have spoken and we rejected their progressive statist [...]

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“Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” Repeal Passes Congress

December 18, 2010

Just a few hours ago, the Senate passed the House repeal of the 1993 “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” (DADT) law enacted by the Clinton Administration.  President Obama is likely to sign the repeal next week, making it law.  Six RINOs voted with the Dems. So, who cares?  Gays serving openly in the military — what’s [...]

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“Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” Repeal Fails

September 21, 2010

Earlier today, the Senate did not get enough votes for cloture to end debate on the latest defense appropriation bill, which contained a provision which would have ended the military’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy.  By a vote of 56-43, the “nays” included Arkansas Democrats Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor. I loathe these kinds of [...]

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Court Refuses Challenge to “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”

June 8, 2009

In 2007, an Army Captain was dismissed from the US military for violating the Army’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy regarding gays in the military.  That captain, James Pietrangelo II, and 11 other members of the service brought a lawsuit because they don’t believe the decades-old policy is constitutionally sound.  Subsequently, their cases were thrown out by the federal [...]

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