Saturday, March 17, 2007

As it Ratchets up with Iran we need Paces so called "immoral" brave soldiers more than ever!

As it Ratchets up with Iran we need Pace's so called "immoral" brave Soldiers more than ever, time to change the idiot rules!
A senior Iranian army commander warned the United States and other Western powers not to make any "stupid move" over Tehran's nuclear program and said they would be surprised by the military response to any such action.
The comments by the commander-in-chief of the regular army, reported by newspapers on Saturday, were the latest in a series of defiant statements by Iran's leadership as the United Nations prepares to vote on new sanctions against the country.
The United States of course says it would prefer a negotiated solution to the crisis, but has not ruled out military options if diplomacy fails. Of course Bush is poised to strike and at a time when our soldiers are over extended and our enlistment policies are really lacking.
Armed forces chief Ataollah Salehi said Iran's military was much stronger today than when Iran fought an eight-year war against Saddam Hussein's Iraq in 1980-88.
"Today the defensive capabilities of Iran are not to be compared with those of the time of the holy war and if our bullying enemies make a stupid move, they will certainly be surprised," the daily Siyasat-e Rouz quoted Salehi as saying on Friday.
Those of you that read my diaries on this subject know two of my sons are in this. It is not that they are serving in Iraq and Afghanistan that worries me but the fact that at the very least, Bush will attack Iran and China and Russia will come in to help Iran. To me that is the surprise military response Bush should be thinking about!
I see nothing but a Bush necessitated need for more dedicated soldiers at a time when he is unlawfully instigating wars and is making a mess of our military.

Marine Gen. Peter Pace, meet Marine Staff Sgt. Eric Alva. Sergeant Alva lost his right leg to an Iraqi land mine in the early days of the Iraq war. He was awarded a Purple Heart, which was presented by President Bush. Oh, and Sergeant Alva is gay.
Sergeant Alva, meet General Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the top military adviser to the president. On Monday, Pace said he opposes ending the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, because it would signal that the Pentagon condones "immoral" behavior.
`I believe homosexual acts between two individuals are immoral and that we should not condone immoral acts, Pace told the Chicago Tribune editorial board. "I do not believe the United States is well served by a policy that says it is OK to be immoral in any way.'' Remember those words: "in any way."
WTF? First, it sounds to me like he is saying what the chief idiot wants to hear and he should shut the hell up. He is supposed to be a professional! The don't ask, don't tell policy allows gays and lesbians to lay down their lives and limbs for their country as long as they lie about their sexual orientation. Isn't that in itself lying and immoral behavior and being asked for by the military?
These Gay men and woman are being told to lie if they want to be part of what is supposed to be the greatest military in the world. Meanwhile, the Army last year granted "moral waivers" to more than 10 percent of its new recruits. This enabled men and women who had been convicted of crimes as serious as aggravated assault, robbery, burglary and vehicular homicide to enlist as long as they didn't admit to being homosexual. There is something very wrong with this!
One of Paces predecessors Army Gen. John Shalikashvili, says correctly that the nation and the military have changed and as we all know, Our military has been stretched thin by our deployments in the Middle East, and we must welcome the service of any American who is willing and able to do the job. That of course is true but it is the future wars bush will create that has me very concerned for our future and the future of our young men and woman of any race, creed, color, or sexual orientation.
It's to be noted that my sons have been in for years and all over the world serving with every allied military as EOD and not once have I ever heard anything about serving with Gay soldiers from either one of them. When I was in I know all I cared about was that I could rely on the guy next to me if something came down.
With that in mind, can allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the military undermine morale and compromise unit cohesion, as critics have long argued? Not in the 24 nations that we call allies. Israel, Britain, Australia and other allies in the fight against terrorism have no restrictions on homosexuals serving openly in their armed forces and report no problems whatsoever.
This stupid policy must be changed! It is totally obvious that it is only being kept because of the perverted Christian immoral values that are undermining not only America and our military but the entire world.

James Joiner
Gardner, Ma

1 comment:

LittleBill said...

Good for you, AAP. Amazing that regular criminals are given waivers, while gays are considered beyond help and unfit even to give their lives for their country!