A small group of protesters called the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell a “terror attack”. So, should the members of Congress, I mean terrorists, who voted in favor of the repeal be shipped down to the prisons of Guantanamo Bay?
Barack Obama was happy to accommodate the lawsuit of Native Americans against the Department of Agriculture. He won’t do the same for gays and lesbians, though.
Barack Obama doesn’t really have any consistent philosophy of following his legal responsibilities, even when they’re politically convenient. Obama and his partisan allies are just using that argument as an excuse to justify his broken promise to end discrimination against homosexual Americans.
Pandering to hatred against homosexual Americans, Barack Obama is now on the record: He’s protecting policies that kick gays and lesbians out of work in the middle of this time of high unemployment.
Through several outlets today, the Obama White House signals that if anybody’s going to stick their neck out for equality, it’s not going to be Barack Obama.
GetEqual is organizing protest against Obama, demanding that he keep his earlier promises, and use what political capital he has left to push hard for the end of the policy of discrimination.
Both of the Democratic U.S. Senators from Arkansas, Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor, voted against the repeal.
For the Democrats, the gutlessness of Obama and his allies in Congress is more damaging than Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky.
“I am firmly committed to repealing Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. To that end, I am working closely with Congressman Murphy and Senator Kennedy’s offices to develop support for repeal legislation and will be among the original co-sponsors of the bill when it’s introduced.” — Senator
Just today, Obama proved that he respects non-heterosexuals by nominating a token gay man to serve in a… well… a not very top post.