Senate votes 65-31 To Repeal Ban On Military Gays Serving Openly

dont-askEditor’s Note – So what if the majority of those who actually do the fighting AND dying for our country oppose this.  They should just keep quiet and bleed, after all, the elite Progressive Left, with their intellectual superiority, knows what’s best for all of us.

As for the eight Republican Senator’s who voted in favor of this measure, I submit again is there really much difference between a Democrat and a Progressive Republican?  The only difference I see is that there’s less angst when a Democrat supports bad policy because we have no hope otherwise.

As one Jason Hoyt is so apt to say, in 2012 our goal should be 60 ‘votes’ in the Senate, not 60 ‘seats’.


Senate votes 65-31 To Repeal Ban On Military Gays Serving Openly

By Alexander Bolton and Roxana Tiron

The Clinton-era policy banning gays from serving openly in the military will soon be history after the Senate voted Saturday afternoon to repeal it.

Eight Republican senators joined almost the entire Senate Democratic conference to approve by a vote of 65 to 31 a measure repealing the military’s “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

GOP Sens. Scott Brown (Mass.), Susan Collins (Maine), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Olympia Snowe (Maine) were expected to vote yes. Sens. Richard Burr (N.C.), John Ensign (Nev.), Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and George Voinovich (Ohio) were late surprises.

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