May 27, 2009

Talk About the Inhumane Behavior of the Military Serving a Radicalizing Function


Call it cause and effect.

In this photo, taken in 2007 south of Baghdad, we see 1st Lt. Dan Choi of the Army’s 10th Mountain Division on top of a Humvee with an Iraqi sheikh. In this photo, taken yesterday, we see Dan Choi, wearing his dog tags, at a Hollywood rally awaiting the California Supreme Court ruling on Prop 8. Choi, who served as an Arabic-speaking specialist, was dismissed by the military for “violating” “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

… By the way, where exactly is “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” on the White House, Pentagon and Democratic congressional agenda now?

(image 1: A.P. via Dan Choi. image 2: Damian Dovarganes/A.P. Los Angeles, May 26, 2009)

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