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14 Dec 2010 20:40


Politics: Marine commandant stands behind harsh words about “don’t ask”

  • I don’t want to lose any Marines to a distraction. I don’t want to have any Marines I’m visiting at Bethesda (Naval Hospital) with no legs as a result of any type of distraction. So that’s where I come down on this.
  • Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos • Expressing his staunch opinion about allowing gays in his service. He says he based his feelings on the recent report done on the matter, which suggested Marines were most uncomfortable with the change. “This is what I call the real deal,” he said, “and the forces that wear this uniform that are in the middle of what I call the real deal came back and told their commandant of the Marine Corps they have concerns. That’s all I needed.” Just think – if a court decision forces your hand, James, you’re not going to be able to do anything about the matter. Think about that. source

29 Oct 2010 11:16


U.S.: Did gunman in DC area with very specific agenda repeat himself?

  • To our friend shooting at various Marine-related buildings in the DC Area: You should stretch out. We understand that you may have something against the Marines. That’s why you’ve shot at all those Marine-related buildings. But you’re starting to repeat yourself. Last night, someone shot at the National Museum of the Marine Corps for the second time in a month. (Just a guess, but: It was probably you.) But you should shoot other empty military-related buildings in the middle of the night for no good reason. That’s right, buddy, leave a bigger paper trail so that the police can figure out who you are and why you’re on such a bizarre caper against buildings that didn’t do anything to you. (Also, just to help police: Consider leaving a business card.) source