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Air Force Says Drag Acts
Symbolize Gay Pride

Fox News, by Todd Starnes

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/12/2013 12:58:09 PM

The U.S. Air Force said that a well-known drag queen group was invited to perform on base during a “Diversity Day” celebration because drag is a “symbol of gay pride and unity. But the performance sparked outrage among some airmen who called the drag show “totally offensive and inappropriate.” Jewels and the Brunchettes performed to a small crowd at the Los Angeles Air Force Base on Aug. 8, the military confirmed. The Air Force said in a statement to Fox News that “Diversity Day” featured eight cultural groups and was meant to “foster equality and diversity in the workplace.”

This sickens me to my core. I cannot believe our military has succumbed to the leftists´ sick, perverse ideology. This is so terribly upsetting.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/12/2013 1:02:57 PM     (No. 9470026)

Obama has turned our military into the laughing stock of the planet. It`s just like the 60`s, man. Every weapon comes with a free condom and a flower in every barrel.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Safari Man, 8/12/2013 1:03:33 PM     (No. 9470029)

You have got to be kidding me.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: LittleHoodedMonk, 8/12/2013 1:10:12 PM     (No. 9470039)

This is the typical LSM "plausible deniability" headline and story that we get daily from them, from the White House. [If J. Edgar Hoover wanted to wear a red dress "off-hours," that´s his business].

My Father served honorably in the USAF and never liked homosexuals in his ranks. [They were shipped off to Greenland, so he said]. Without knowing which General(s) allowing for this military function shows that they are afraid of their future command status and retirement. One more of the homosexual jackboots on the throats of our brave warriors.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/12/2013 1:16:13 PM     (No. 9470046)

So now we get a flyover by Air Force one towing a rainbow banner?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: G-Tom, 8/12/2013 1:16:41 PM     (No. 9470047)

Makes ME wanna puke.
G-Tom, USAF 1958 - 1962

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Reply 6 - Posted by: wws, 8/12/2013 1:18:40 PM     (No. 9470050)

If its okay to have Drag Queens do their act on "Diversity Day", then won´t it be just fine to have a bunch of white boys put shoe polish on their faces and sing Al Jolsen´s "Mammy"?? Diversity, Right??? Anyone who gets offended is just being narrow-minded.

(And after that "De Campdown Races" and "Ol´ Black Joe.")

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Reply 7 - Posted by: fiddle ed, 8/12/2013 1:21:04 PM     (No. 9470058)

Where is the Republican leadership´s outrage on this? Boehner and McConnell are silent while our military is degraded to modern culture´s cesspool level.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 8/12/2013 1:21:15 PM     (No. 9470059)

#1 - From the 60s: "Let your freak flag fly!"

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bohallx, 8/12/2013 1:22:04 PM     (No. 9470063)

Thinking of the Tail Hook festivities that stopped so many officer´s careers in their ´flaps´ eh.

Eventually Obamugabe is gone, the progay guy running the Senate is gone, other people are gone and those officers are in some deep trouble.

I´m sure their names are on somebody´s lists already.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 8/12/2013 1:28:28 PM     (No. 9470081)

I object to all forms of social engineering including public ´education´ and all prison re-hab. programs which do not require a hammer or a garden hoe. The Military is designed to kill people and break things, a task which should require very few people going forward.

However....there are some flamingly gay shows which are enormously entertaining. The ´Trockaderos´ all male ballet company is a hoot.

While I object to the Military being coerced into this type of foolishness, let us not become collectors of grievances (like the Left)too quickly, over matters of this caliber when the world is truly and literally ´Flaming´ in so many other ways.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: formerlyphelps, 8/12/2013 1:45:10 PM     (No. 9470110)

Well there you go – decisive proof that all the LGBT crowd wanted in the repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” was basic human dignity.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Boston Federalist, 8/12/2013 1:49:25 PM     (No. 9470114)

No comment is really necessary. This is what we have come to.

Drag queens at the Air Force Academy. Sex change operations, at taxpayer expense, for first degree murderers. Abortions at forty weeks. Half the nation on the dole. Truly, the ghost of Christmas future has arrived for our nation.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: chumley, 8/12/2013 2:06:06 PM     (No. 9470139)

I am laughing and crying at the same time. When I retired from the AF I figured it had got as stupid as it possibly could. How wrong I was.
Guess its time to put the flag and shadow box in the closet, along with what little pride I had left.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Penney, 8/12/2013 2:14:11 PM     (No. 9470152)

The activist 0bama Administration continues using the military as one of its very own social engineering pawns by using it to mock Scripture, yet runs crying to the dems´ press at the antics of a rodeo clown?!!!! ...Pathetic!

mmm mmm mmm

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Hybernicus, 8/12/2013 2:34:59 PM     (No. 9470172)

We have money for this garbage? I thought funds were tight.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: billa, 8/12/2013 2:36:11 PM     (No. 9470174)

I am not a military person, meaning that no one in my family is in the military, but I do live with a Col. in the Army.

I just returned from a four-day military event in San Luis Obispo for the graduation ceremony of cadets. The graduate age range was from 18 to 70 years old. The class was beyond professional in every respect. Not only that, the areas of expertise was exceptional in engineering, mathematics, science, law and language. Several members had already served two to three tours in the ME.

And, yes, clearly there were several gay individuals among the grads but that was not addressed in any way. Service to country was addressed.

In speaking with those individuals, the very last thing that they wanted to be addressed was their orientation. They indicated to me is that their code is duty, honor and country. They do not expect special treatment nor would accept as much.

If this class is an example of the Army of the future, I am very confident.

It is only our prez and the weakend military leaders that are preventing some of the brightest, skilled and talented young leaders from shining through.

The speeches presented were about strength, valor and victory. MacArthur´s famous speech was also quoted. (I was stunned because he was so controversial.)

Absolutely nothing about "getting along", diversity or understanding.

So, L.dotters out there...there may be some hope with our new officers entering our armed forces.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 8/12/2013 2:49:57 PM     (No. 9470192)

Then I suggest that Air Force One be flown only by drag queens for the rest of this administration.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: jdf, 8/12/2013 3:05:04 PM     (No. 9470218)

Get a grip. Troupes of men have been dressing up as women and entertaining the troops for at least 100 years... probably longer.


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Reply 19 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 8/12/2013 3:35:13 PM     (No. 9470271)

This was completely predictable. It is just the beginning. Not all homosexuals are exhibitionists, but a surprising number are. It is frequently difficult to distinguish the political, civil-rights, protest elements of their behavior from the sexual exhibitionism itself. In many cases they are intermingled. This is the small group that will cause endless problems, headaches, morale difficulties, legal issues and recruiting problems for the military. It is an essential part of their condition that they flaunt, advertise, publicize and exhibit themselves and their personal sexual proclivities. They are really rather disturbed people. Normal homosexuals do not act this way and are quite content to mind their own business and be discreet about private and personal matters just as normal heterosexuals are.

There will be never-ending problems caused by the relatively small number of perverse sexual exhibitionists in the male homosexual community in the military. These people are compelled to draw attention to themselves any way they can. Well intended, naive and clueless bureaucratic attempts to accommodate and appease them completely misunderstand and only aggravate the problem. But this is something the bureaucrats and do-gooders are going to have to learn for themselves, the hard way.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: NancyD, 8/12/2013 4:01:56 PM     (No. 9470316)

#18 In the name of Diversity? Give me a break, that is a lie.

It´s sick, perverted and of course what the liberals want.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: afherkdriver, 8/12/2013 4:44:50 PM     (No. 9470362)

At one time I was proud of my 32 years of service in the Air Force. It all has been turned into a joke.There are a lot of plaques, pictures, and awards that I need to put in storage.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 8/12/2013 4:54:48 PM     (No. 9470377)

In the Navy, 1960´s, I had to stand guard on a pair. Femmes. We had an officer, femme, who was being a "partner" in the enlisted ranks. Enlisted gal was discharged. Office moved to another duty station. Gals I stood guard on were discharged. Now, it makes me sick to think of patronizing of homosexuals. Sick.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: jdf, 8/12/2013 5:07:30 PM     (No. 9470397)

Nancy D. What is the difference between men dressing up as women to entertain troops and men deressing up as women "in the name of diversity" to entertain troops. Female impersonation (drag) is not new to the military as a form of entertainment. And drag performers can be heterosexual or homosexual.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 8/12/2013 6:02:04 PM     (No. 9470475)

The lefties from the Pentagon down have been indoctrinating our military into progressivism for the past 5 years. Gays, perverts - applauded, Christians - imprisoned.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: ArtieC, 8/12/2013 8:57:27 PM     (No. 9470744)

When I think of all the bomber crews and fighter pilots who took the fight to the enemy, from WWII to Afghanistan, my stomach lurches. This nonsense is disgraceful and unnecessary. It is the result of having a homosexual promoting community agitator as Commander in Chief. Somehow some way there is going to be a reckoning.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: badrad, 8/12/2013 11:09:15 PM     (No. 9470895)

Love the addition of new like feature.

The Military will suffer more as they try to force more and more down the throats of the straights. The new generation is more tolerant than mine but still find a line to gayness they do not wish to step over or be included in.

If I am not mistaken the 0-man promised not to put gays in the military or rather to not change "don´t ask, don´t tell". When the CIC goes back on campaign promises or at each chanage of party, the military should be given early outs. Would you want to serve under this prez--whatever that would mean in these times?

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Reply 27 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/13/2013 1:46:32 AM     (No. 9470998)

Another attempt to take down the once greatest nation on earth while that scum laughs and spends our money.

Just tell me-have we had our comeuppance yet ?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 8/13/2013 6:41:01 AM     (No. 9471123)

Leftist "diversity" is not diversity at all but a ham-handed Procrustean effort to compel people to think and act the way Leftist fantasy ideology thinks they should. There is in fact nothing less authentically diverse than dogmatic Leftist pseudo-diversity, which is tyranny masquerading as freedom. Most normal Americans have long since learned that whenever people start prating about "diversity" something wicked this way comes. "Celebrating diversity" means affirming the way certain political ideologues think the world ought to be and the way people ought to think. It is a form of Marxist "consciousness raising" intended to inculcate the personal beliefs of the avant-garde, the Party, the bien-pensant, the Enlightened Ones, all of whom are laboring under the curious and comical notion that their unexamined personal political and moral beliefs are the self-evident and indisputable truth.

Pseudo-diversity is a degenerate stage of democracy. Forced "inclusiveness" is not inclusiveness. Intolerant and dogmatic tolerance is not tolerance. The misuse of language to obscure truth and confuse thinking is the permanent temptation of the Left because the world, i.e. human beings, do not conform to the assumptions and goals of Leftist fantasy ideology but must be compelled to do so by law and careful supervision by the authorities.

Leftism in whatever guise is tyranny, regardless of its claims of superior morality and social justice. Leftists believe they have the obligation and the right to compel others to think and behave the way they should. Nothing is less genuinely diverse than Leftist ideology.

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asks for forgiveness

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CBSNews.com, by Lindsey Boerma    Original Article
Posted By: karmageddon2008- 4/7/2014 6:52:58 PM     Post Reply
A married freshman Republican congressman who campaigned on his Christian, conservative values apologized Monday after surveillance video surfaced purportedly showing him in a lengthy liplock with a staffer. In the Dec. 23 footage, obtained by a local newspaper, Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La. - who ahead of his election last fall ran multiple campaign ads trumpeting his faith and family - is seen kissing and embracing a woman for about 20 seconds at his Monroe, La., district office. The Ouachita Citizen reports the woman is the congressman´s 33-year-old part-time scheduler, who is also married.

Bryan Cranston of ´Breaking Bad´:
Obamacare ´is fantastic´
despite ´growing pains´

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: AltaD- 4/7/2014 11:01:59 AM     Post Reply
Add Bryan Cranston, the star of TV´s recent hit "Breaking Bad" and a new Broadway play about former President Lyndon B. Johnson, to Team Obamacare. In an interview with Yahoo News “global anchor” Katie Couric, the actor called Obamacare the highlight of President Obama´s legacy. “Now’s the time to stake a claim to leave your legacy,” he encouraged Obama. “I personally believe that his health care program is fantastic. Yes, there are problems. Anything worth while is going to go through a growing pains period. But this is his legacy and I think it’s a great one because I don’t

Millions of Americans aren´t working. Why?
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CNBC, by Allison Linn    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/7/2014 2:32:09 PM     Post Reply
Call it the million-worker mystery. A large chunk of American adults are no longer in the labor force. That has left economists divided over how many of them are voluntarily not working-or even looking for work-because they wanted to retire, go to school or take care of family members, versus how many have been forced out because they couldn´t find a job. (snip) Shierholz estimates that there are currently more than 5 million missing workers who are not included in the unemployment rate because they are neither working nor looking for work, but who might be if the job market

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