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Justin24 02-24-2006 05:38 PM

7 Soldiers Arrested for Gay Porn Site
 
7 members of the 82nd Airborne Division have been arrested for having a pay for sex website. http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories...02-24-17-59-26

ok not to bash the homosexual community or anything. But being a Airbore Ranger and doing acts like that puts a big disgrace on a prestigous unit. :|

shart1780 02-24-2006 06:28 PM

I love gay porn, what's the big deal?

MissVelvetDress_75 02-24-2006 06:32 PM

forbid that they may have human needs.

Justin24 02-24-2006 06:33 PM

Men and Woman need sex. Mabey the government should send woman from the bunny ranch and chip N dales to fill those needs.

Dreadsox 02-24-2006 07:56 PM

Re: 7 Soldiers Arrested for Gay Porn Site
 
Quote:

Originally posted by Justin24

ok not to bash the homosexual community or anything. But being a Airbore Ranger and doing acts like that puts a big disgrace on a prestigous unit. :|

So don't bash them....

Explain yourself in more than a soundbite....

Otherwise.....people will think you are bashing them....

How does this disgrace the unit exactly?

Right now I think you have something against homosexuals....prove me wrong.

Dreadsox 02-24-2006 08:02 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by Justin24
Men and Woman need sex. Mabey the government should send woman from the bunny ranch and chip N dales to fill those needs.
Just curious.....

How many years have you served in the armed forces? Tell us about your needs and what they might be!

Dreadsox 02-24-2006 08:08 PM

Just curious....not to bash the daily drudge reporter in FYM or anything....but did you read your own article? Or just the headline and first paragraph.....

The military spokesman made it clear this was not a "homosexual" issue. It would be an issue if it were a heterosexual as well, making video's for money.

Now by your initial statement....

I can infer that you have an agenda about homosexuality in the military....and that you have some internal beliefs about homosexuals that clearly demonstrate a lack of understanding.....

Justin24 02-24-2006 09:55 PM

never been in the military. I dont have anything against homosexuals. I have friends that are. That was not a drudgelink.

Justin24 02-24-2006 09:57 PM

how are you going to create a website gay or not. this makes a unit look bad as do the insurgents making muslims look bad.

Justin24 02-24-2006 10:00 PM

And of course there not going to make it a homosexual iss we dont want GLAAD out there protesting now do we. My needs are getting laid what are your needs, to go around being Mr. Intellectual.

BrownEyedBoy 02-25-2006 12:27 AM

Chris rock said it best

"Let them fight ...cuz I ain't fightin!"

doubleU 02-25-2006 12:29 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by Justin24
And of course there not going to make it a homosexual iss we dont want GLAAD out there protesting now do we. My needs are getting laid what are your needs, to go around being Mr. Intellectual.
:shame:

WinnieThePoo 02-25-2006 05:43 AM

Sincerely
 
my blue dream is to be in the navy......

:drool:

Dreadsox 02-25-2006 06:19 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by Justin24
never been in the military. I dont have anything against homosexuals. I have friends that are. That was not a drudgelink.
So having never worn the uniform, felt the stress of battle, the stress of having to leave ones loved ones, the stress of the training, the stress of wondering if you are going to lose your life...or limb....

You have no clue.

Dreadsox 02-25-2006 06:21 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by Justin24
how are you going to create a website gay or not. this makes a unit look bad as do the insurgents making muslims look bad.
Wow...

You are homophobic.......

You are equating people who take others off of a bus and MURDER THEM.....

With guys who created a sexual web site.....


You do not see that your analogy is disgusting?

[Q]Gay U.S. soldier wants to serve openly
Associated Press (Washington)
April 7, 2005
By Malia Rulon, Associated Press
An Army sergeant who was wounded in Iraq wants a chance to remain in the military as an openly gay soldier, a desire that's bringing him into conflict with the Pentagon's "don't ask, don't tell" policy.

Sgt. Robert Stout, 23, says he has not encountered trouble from fellow soldiers and would like to stay if not for the policy that permits gay men and women to serve only if they keep their sexual orientation a secret.

"I know a ton of gay men that would be more than willing to stay in the Army if they could just be open," Stout said in an interview with The Associated Press. "But if we have to stay here and hide our lives all the time, it's just not worth it."

Stout, of Utica, Ohio, was awarded the Purple Heart after a grenade sent pieces of shrapnel into his arm, face and legs while he was operating a machine gun on an armored Humvee last May.

He is believed to be the first gay soldier wounded in Iraq to publicly discuss his sexuality, said Aaron Belkin, director of the Center for the Study of Sexual Minorities in the Military at the University of California-Santa Barbara.

"We can't keep hiding the fact that there's gay people in the military and they aren't causing any harm," said Stout, who says he is openly gay among most of his 26-member platoon, which is part of the 9th Engineer Battalion based in Schweinfurt, Germany.

Stout, who served in Iraq for more than a year as a combat engineer, said by acknowledging he is gay, he could be jailed and probably will be discharged before his scheduled release date of May 31.

"The old armchair thought that gay people destroy unit camaraderie and cohesion is just wrong," Stout said. "They said the same things when they tried to integrate African-Americans and women into the military."

Before the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, enacted in 1993 under the Clinton administration, the Pentagon had explicitly barred gays from military service. At least 24 countries, including Great Britain, Germany, France, Australia, Canada and Israel, allow gays to serve openly.

In an e-mail following the AP interview, Stout said he had been ordered not to speak to the media. "I guess they found out somehow that I was talking to the press and now they are having a fit. I will try to get everything straightened out," Stout wrote.

Martha Rudd, a spokeswoman for the Army at the Pentagon, said soldiers who are discharged under "don't ask, don't tell" typically receive honorable discharges, although the timing would be up to the individual's commanding officer. She declined to comment about Stout, saying the Army doesn't comment on specific cases.

The issue of whether gays should be allowed to openly serve in the military has received increased attention in recent months as the Army has struggled to meet its recruiting goals. Twelve gays expelled from the military sued the government in December, citing a Supreme Court ruling that declared unconstitutional state laws against homosexual sex.

The Bush administration has asked a federal court to dismiss the lawsuit.

Army Secretary Francis Harvey has said he opposes changing the policy, although Pentagon figures show a sharp decline in the number of U.S. military members discharged for making it known they are homosexual, falling from 1,227 in 2001 to 653 last year.

A recent congressional study on the impact of "don't ask, don't tell" said that hundreds of highly skilled troops, including many translators, have left the armed forces because of the rule, at a cost of nearly $200 million, mostly for recruiting and training replacements for 9,500 troops discharged between 1994 and 2003.

Gary Gates, a statistician at the University of California at Los Angeles, estimates there are about 65,000 gays and lesbians currently serving in the military, accounting for about 2.8% of all personnel. He estimates that at least 25 gay soldiers have been killed in Iraq.

Elaine Donnelly, president of the Center for Military Readiness, a conservative advocacy group that opposes gays serving in the military, said a better way to avoid the cost of replacing soldiers who are discharged for being gay is to make it very clear to people who enlist in the military, including Stout, that they are ineligible to serve if they are gay.

"I honor and respect his service to this country, but the fact that he's wounded really doesn't change the underlying fact. ... He is not eligible to serve," Donnelly said, adding that there are many reasons why people aren't eligible to serve. "This is just one of them."

Stout said he suspected while in high school that he was gay but didn't acknowledge it until later. "Then I noticed that it wasn't a phase or anything. This is me," said Stout, who enlisted in the Army after graduating in 2000.

"The 'don't ask, don't tell' policy, when it first came out, was a good stepping-stone, but it's outlived its usefulness," he said. "We've progressed past it both as a military and as a society."

Recent media polls indicate some increased public acceptance for allowing gays to serve openly in the military, with more than six in 10 Americans supporting the idea while about half supported it a decade ago. An Annenberg poll taken last fall among members of the military showed a majority opposed to such service, though half of junior enlisted personnel said gays should be allowed to serve openly.
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Is he a disgrace to his unit as well?


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