Has DADT Been Shut Down This Year? Did The Human Rights Campaign Know? Are We Being Played By Both The Obama Administration AND The Human Rights Campaigh? – The Magic 8 Ball Says YES

Yesterday Kerry Eleveld of the Advocate reported that just 5 DAYS after President Obama promised a reapeal of DADT this year that Rahm Emmanuel’s butt boy Jim Messina “shut down” chances for “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal in 2010 at a meeting which included members of The Human Right’s Campaign,

Today Robert Raben of the Raben Group refuted that version of events. ‘That wasn’t the meeting I was at,’ said Raben, who lobbies the White House on immigration reform, abortion, and Supreme Court nominees, and is also a paid strategist for the Human Rights Campaign. (Schocking that he a paid strategist for HRC and “refutes” it huh?)

Says Raben:
It’s not shocking that HRC is waltzing out a paid strategist to cover its ass especially since HRC President Joe Solmonsleaze Solmonese has been soliciting money from members of the LGBT community all year , and directly after this meeting at HRC’s North Carolina Gala under the premise that there was a “clear path” to repeal in 2010.

‘The idea that Messina ‘shut-down’ anything is not accurate. They were, if anything, frustratingly cautious about committing to anything.’ … Other sources, who were also present at the meeting and spoke anonymously, agreed with the recollection of Raben and the Human Rights Campaign’s David Smith, who said on Wednesday, ‘They were noncommittal about legislation in that meeting, but not definitively one way or the other.'”

It’s time we face facts.  Solmonese ard HRC are either scheming liars or a raging incompetents. Or C, ALL of the Above which is my personal choice.  Joe is basically Obama’s house gay and we all know it. He  and the HRC either lied because donations were down and HRC badly needed funds or, they is so out of the loop in DC that they have no insight into what is going on at that White House or Capital Hill.

At best it makes HRC incompetent.  At worst it makes HRC criminals guilty of frauding scams.

It looks like we are ALL going to have to fight for what we want.  And we can all start by calling any and all Reps in Washington NOW and joinJoin Get Equal as well.

But for all that is merciful, ignore the “DONATE NOW” button at the bottom of HRC’s relentless emails and lest do our best to remove them from their position as our advocates.

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Will Kohler

Will Kohler is a noted LGBT historian, journalist and owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist, Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced in notable media venues as MSNBC and BBC News, The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, and Raw Story,

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