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Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Worked

I wrote the following to my Congressman and Senators:

“As a Vietnam veteran, I oppose ending ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell.’ I am sorry that Congress is celebrating Memorial Day by imposing a new hardship on our military.

“I realize that the military pioneered racial integration by allowing blacks to serve. But gays are allowed to serve; they just aren’t allowed to talk about their sex lives while serving.

“I think the policy change could have an impact on our war-fighting ability while we are fighting two wars — Afghanistan and Iraq. I’d say we’re ready for a new policy when homosexual sex becomes as common in the Denver Broncos locker room as it is in the US Congress or most prisons.”

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