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HOW IS THIS RIGHT???

Lt. Dan Choi, from Orange County, California, is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and an Iraq War veteran. On Tuesday, he will face a panel of colonels who will decide whether or not to fire him -- to discharge him from the military for "moral and professional dereliction" under the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.
HE DECIDED THAT HE WASN'T GOING TO LIE ABOUT WHO HE WAS TO ANYONE, AND FOR TELLING THE TRUTH THIS IS WHAT HE IS UP AGAINST.

 
older

Asked by older at 10:51 AM on Jun. 30, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • It's not. Don't Ask, Don't Tell should be abolished.
    DEpley

    Answer by DEpley at 10:54 AM on Jun. 30, 2009

  • This is so gay.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:52 AM on Jun. 30, 2009

  • Well he did VIOLATE the don't ask, don't tell policy. What is there not to understand?

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:55 AM on Jun. 30, 2009

  • He knew the rules and broke them. Simple as that.
    abbynzachsmommy

    Answer by abbynzachsmommy at 10:55 AM on Jun. 30, 2009

  • He broke the rules set up by Clinton and now faces the consequences. Your boy Obama has done nothing to change this either. Seems you need to write to him and your congressmen.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:58 AM on Jun. 30, 2009

  • ANON, AND ABBYNZACHSMOMMY, YES HE DID BREAK THE RULES BUT THAT SHOULD DISREGARD HE FOUGHT FOR US AND GIVE HIM A DISHONORABLE DISCHARGE??? THE FACT THAT HE IS GAY DIDN'T ENTERFERE IN HIS SOLDIER CAPACITY, NOW HE MUST HAVE DISHONOR TO HIS NAME FOR BEING TRUE TO HIMSELF?? THE DON'T ASK DON'T TELL POLICY HAS TO GO!!!!!
    older

    Answer by older at 11:00 AM on Jun. 30, 2009

  • Yes what he did for our country was honorable but you fail to realize is that he did IN FACT VIOLATE the policy. You just don't get it.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:03 AM on Jun. 30, 2009

  • ANON, I DO GET IT, IT NEEDS TO BE CHANGED! BUT TO GIVE HIM A DISHONORABLE DISCHARGE IS WAY TOO MUCH, THIS WILL FOLLOW HIM FOREVER! AND TO SOME SOLDIERS THIS IS A CAREER CHOICE.
    older

    Answer by older at 11:05 AM on Jun. 30, 2009

  • He violated the DADT policy. Plain and simple. The army is not going to make special favors for people who break the rules just because they did it on national television. As a veteran, I think the policy should go away, but for now there is no gray area with DADT. It's like someone going overseas and drinking coco leaf tea knowing that it will test positive on a UA for opiates. They can't say they did not know because they are briefed before getting off the ship.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:05 AM on Jun. 30, 2009

  • THIS IS JUST ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF DISCRIMINATION THAT GAYS HAVE TO LIVE WITH, AND YET THERE ARE SOLDIERS WHO BREAK ALL KINDS OF RULES AND ONLY GET A SLAP IN THE WRIST.
    older

    Answer by older at 11:08 AM on Jun. 30, 2009

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