Right and wrong. Anyone over the age of 12 (give or take a few years) knows these terms are anything but black and white.
What may be logical to one is lunacy to another.
Yes, it’s true in some cases those who object truly are crazy (in the clinical sense), but all too often both sides have legitimate but opposing points of view.
The conflict I’m about to discuss is not one of those times. Prepare yourself for some unleashed, candid opinion.
Yesterday a federal judge in California ruled the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy unconstitutional.
And all this traditionally verbose blogger has to say about that is: NO DUH!
What was your first clue?
It’s called the First Amendment. No skimming required. It’s right there at the top of the list.
But there were so many other signs that this was a bad idea.
Let’s start with the name. It sounds like a clique of fourth grade girls came up with this after a rousing game of truth or dare.
This isn’t a slumber party, it’s the military.
Then there’s the “stepping stoneness” of it all.
Step 1: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
Step 2: Denial…I know, but won’t tell
Step 3: Acceptance…or as the kids say…We’re Cool
These men and women are volunteering their lives for the protection of our liberties and you’re asking them to lie to you.
What exactly are we afraid of?
There is enough blind hatred in this world that we can’t control (no matter how many brave young men and women we send).
With the anniversary of 9-11 upon us let’s remember what hate and ignorance can lead to and give these people the respect and dignity they deserve.
like I need an excuse to post some “Glee”