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John McCain

One Year Later, Study Shows DADT Repeal Had No Negative Impact

File this one under “Duh” — In the fierce debate that led up to President Barack Obama’s repeal last September of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell,

September 10, 2012 Blog

John McCain Tells GOP to Lay Off Attacks on Women

If you thought Virginia’s vaginal probe was invasive, check this out. According to Think Progress: Earlier this week, an Arizona state senate committee backed a

March 19, 2012 Blog

John McCain Now Says He Will Help Implement DADT Repeal

Once in a while, he reverses course in the right direction… Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Thursday he would work to help implement the repeal

January 06, 2011 Blog

The History of DADT Repeal, In a Nutshell

This whole piece from Jason Linkins is epic, as he traces the history of the discriminatory Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy from its inception to

December 18, 2010 Blog

Now that Cloture Has Been Invoked, Let’s Laugh at Old Dumb John McCain

Here he is, using his failed wordhole on the Senate floor earlier. [h/t Joe

December 18, 2010 Blog

Letter from a Gay Soldier on the Way to Afghanistan

Jezebel has the full text of a letter sent by an anonymous gay soldier leaving to serve in Afghanistan.  Please click over and read the

December 17, 2010 Blog

The DADT Hearings Did Not Go Well for the GOP

Igor Volsky has a handy round-up of this morning’s DADT hearings over at the Wonk Room, and provides this compilation of Republican talking points, and

December 02, 2010 Blog

Navy Chief Praises DADT Survey, Isolating McCain Further

Will John McCain end up standing in a corner all alone with his bigotry?  It’s starting to look like it, unless he comes down with

November 22, 2010 Blog

Message to John McCain: Over a Million Gay Soldiers Fought for Your Freedom

John McCain spent the 2008 campaign leaning on his own story of military service [FIVE AND A HALF YEARS, ALAN!] in order to avoid answering

November 19, 2010 Blog

Lieberman Says DADT Repeal Has 60 Votes

I hope he’s right: Sen. Joe Lieberman said Thursday that repealing “don’t ask, don’t tell” as part of the National Defense Authorization Act is no

November 18, 2010 Blog
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