Yes campers, elections have consequences - and one of the most important things to come out of the 2008 election was increased respect for diversity. Which, not coincidentally, is one of the things the TEA Party/former Dixiecrat wing of the GOP hates the most about President Obama.
The Defense Department will host a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month event on June 26, 2012, from 1-2 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Auditorium, Room BH650. Defense Department General Counsel Jeh Johnson will be the keynote speaker.
Johnson will be followed by a moderated panel discussion entitled, “The Value of Open Service and Diversity.”
Count among the outraged those who consider the ability of committed same-sex couples to enter into legal, loving, committed relationships to be a greater danger to the "holy" institution of marriage than, say, Newt Gringrich's serial adultery, Britney Spears & Jason Alexander's 55-hour marriage, or Rush Limbaugh's 4 wives.
Remember the old proverb: "The dogs bark, but the caravan passes on." While the Dark Age dogs bark in outrage, the rest of us can merely smile and say: "About damn time."