Friday, May 15, 2009


If we've bent the rules and compromised our moral standards with torture because of the war on terror John Stewart of the Daily Show asks why we can't allow gays in the military - especially those who speak Arabic. This line stands out.

... during this war on terrorism we've done nothing but make exceptions to the law ... warrantless wiretappings, suspending habeus corpus in situations, secret prisons, renditions to countries that torture ...
In the video below Stewart mocks the U.S. military's absurd "don't ask, don't tell" policy which recently forced the firing of yet another gay officer (Daniel Choi) who speaks Arabic.

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While it's not on the clip, this one was pretty good too.

"So it was okay to waterboard a guy 80 times but God forbid the guy who could understand what that prick was saying has a boyfriend? Waterboarding may make a prisoner talk, but it ain't gonna make him talk English."

- Mark

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