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  •  I just checked teh roll call (1+ / 0-)
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    and these are the two names that jumped at me as well. I did not follow this closely, far from it, but I tend to trust both of these guys on this kin dof issues. Could it be that the right vs. wrong is not so clearly cut as we would like it to be (to keep things simpler?)? I have no idea... as I said, limited information + not enough time to dig for much more.

    •  I doubt it (1+ / 0-)
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      I have a feeling that this legislation is to cover certain legal hindquarters within the military.  The side-effects of not covering those hindquarters could be... uncomfortable to our country, and so good people decided to protect the country rather than protecting morality.

      Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves. - William Pitt

      by Phoenix Rising on Tue Nov 29, 2011 at 02:17:14 PM PST

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