[Marxism] Gay Patriotism: Repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Michael Smith mjs at smithbowen.net
Thu Oct 15 19:15:27 MDT 2009


On Thu, 15 Oct 2009 19:55:07 -0400
Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:
 
> Gay men and women join the military for the same reasons most straight 
> youth do, out of a combination of economic pressure and confused ideas 
> about duty. There is no reason, once they have enlisted, for them to put 
> up with the shit that they have to put up with. 

To be sure. But if the military, through its own pig-ignorant 
bigotry, makes itself less attractive as a way out, I gotta think 
that's something to cheer for. Am I missing something? 
 
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Michael Smith
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