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Don't Ask, Don't Tell Policy Repeal (2010)

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  • Obama's cynicism for me, not for thee

    Obama's cynicism for me, not for thee
    "My rival in this race," Barack Obama announced early in 2007, "is not other candidates. It's cynicism." It's now clear that what he meant by this was other people's cynicism -- not his own. As you may recall, President Obama came into office a very...
  • Budget cutting should start with Pentagon

    Recently, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a $650 billion Pentagon budget ("House targets 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal," July 9). Am I in a time warp? I thought that it was necessary to cut back on spending in order to cut the deficit. Then I...
  • O'Malley to lead push for same-sex marriage next year

    Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged Friday to lead the charge next year for a law to recognize same-sex marriage in Maryland, saying he would include the effort among a "handful" of legislative priorities during the 2012 session. Supporters predicted that the...
  • Repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" celebrated

    Repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" celebrated
    Jeremy Johnson had served in the Navy for 10 years, all under the "don't ask, don't tell" policy. But in 2007, "needing to find some integrity," he decided to tell a superior he was gay, effectively ending his enlistment. On Tuesday, DADT, as the...
  • Ending 'Don't ask, don't tell' is about more than gays in the military

    Ending 'Don't ask, don't tell' is about more than gays in the military
    Tuesday marked the end of the Pentagon's nearly two-decade policy barring openly gay, lesbian, or bisexual people from military service. The death of "Don't ask, don't tell" is a big win for the LGBT rights community, but it may be an even bigger win...
  • Editorial: 'Don't ask, don't tell' is finally buried

    It's hard to believe there was a time when gay men and women were not allowed to disclose their sexuality while serving in the military. That time was last week. Here in the land of free expression, those who put on a uniform were not even allowed to...
  • Apodaca: UCI launches first ROTC program in wake of 'don't ask, don't tell' reversal

    Lost amid the recent media frenzy over the so-called Irvine 11 was some good news coming out of UC Irvine. The repeal of the military's "Don't ask, don't tell" policy, which took effect Sept. 20, has resulted in the establishment of the first ROTC...
  • Marine recruiters reach out Pasadena City College gay pride event

    Marine recruiters reach out Pasadena City College gay pride event
    Marine Corps recruiters at the San Gabriel Valley Pride event at Pasadena City College on Saturday didn't care whether the young men who lined up to test their strength were gay or straight. The Marines just wanted to see some pull-ups done properly:...
  • Repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell' was the right thing for the country and the military

    The repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell was a smart move for the country and the military. Discriminating against gays was wrong, especially for a progressive country such as ours. Many more people now will be able to join the armed forces, adding to our...
  • Open combat roles to women

    Open combat roles to women
    With the recent announcement that Australia will allow its female soldiers to serve in all combat roles, including the special forces and infantry, the United States government is once again confronted with an age-old question: Why are American women...
  • A conservative case against Mitt Romney

    A conservative case against Mitt Romney
    The time for conservatives to compromise has come and gone. The time for decisive and prudential judgments in our votes has arrived, and that means abandoning Mitt Romney this election. One of the great mistakes conservatives make when voting today is...