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  •  Yep. DADT wasn't Clinton's idea. (4+ / 0-)

    It was forced on him by Sam Nunn and blue dogs on the Armed Services Committee.

    Hige sceal þe heardra, heorte þe cenre, mod sceal þe mare, þe ure mægen lytlað

    by milkbone on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 01:37:38 PM PST

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    •  It's popular in some quarters to pretend that (1+ / 0-)
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      the military totally welcomed gay and lesbian people in the services right up until DADT was passed.

      "I have often seen people uncivil by too much civility, and tiresome in their courtesy." Michel de Montaigne

      by JesseCW on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 02:49:30 PM PST

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