A vote for Rick Santorum is a vote for homophobia, ignorance and disrespect for our military.
Last night, Santorum was posed a question from a gay solider serving in Iraq about his stance on the Dont' Ask, Don't Tell repeal. True to form, Santorum disgustingly stood there and insulted this solider's bravery and loyalty to his country by insisting that the repeal was a "social extermination" the military is trying out and then asserted he would reinstitute the horrendous policy if he were elected as president. He added:
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This is seriously not cool.
While we're of course thrilled that Don't Ask Don't Tell has been repealed, we're NOT thrilled to hear that gay former troops who want to re-enlist are having a lot of trouble doing so!
Here are some of the issues that these former troops are being forced to contend with:
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On Sunday night, Jon Stewart won yet another Emmy for his brilliant satire and wit regarding current events.
And last night, he proved deserving of the golden gal, with this awesome piece on the official end of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
Take a look for URself (above)!
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In celebration of America throwing away that nasty garbage of a policy, Don't Ask Don't Tell, many celebrities are flooding Twitter their joy of the news.
And it's not just celebs, it's everyone! DADT is a trending topic…because it was never trendy to begin with!
Some of the best tweets include:
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If you haven't caught it yet, you should definitely think about watching it before you go to bed tonight!
HBO's new documentary, The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, is a very intriguing look into one of our country's craziest policies.
Watch the official trailer for it above! Warning! If you press play, you're gonna have to make room in your TiVo for it!
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