We’re about to find out if all the talk about LGBT Equality from Obama and the Democrats was truly meant, or was total bullshit just to get us onboard the Obama Express during his election campaign.
Over the next couple days, we’re going to see how motivated Democrats are to take up pro-gay legislation. Already theres been rtalk by House Democrats that the members don’t want to take any “tough votes” for the rest of the year and after the DISASTER with Health Care reform I am willing to bet that the Democratic caucus would consider DADT and ENDA among the “tough votes”.
The idea that Congress is going to screw us any pro-LGBT legislation is looking a very real prospect. And this is something I predicted waaaaay baaaack after Obama got elected. That they would put us on the back burner until after the 2010 midterms and Obama’s re-election campaign in 2012. But they screwed up SO MUCH with Health Care that and couldn’t control their own party that we are in serious danger of now losing the House this November. If we don’t get ENDA and DADT this year (not to mention DOMA and everything else), then we may not be getting it for many years and years to come.
HRC President Joe Solmonese, and resident Democratic ass-kisser promised that DADT would be repealed this year. He promised that there was a plan, and the White House is following through on the plan. Now we hear that the President isn’t for repeal this year, and that Barney Frank is frustrated and disappointed with the administration on DADT. This is really terrible news. It means the White House has turned its back on its own promises to our community.
The REAL question is. What are WE going to do about it? Certainly we will NOT leave it up to Joe Solmonese and the HRC. When are we going to take to the steets and DEMAND OUR RIGHTS!