Tag Archives: don’t ask don’t tell

President Obama slams GOP candidates for being silent after an American soldier was booed

3 Oct

During a speech at the Human Rights Convention President Obama slammed the GOP candidates for remaining silent while some in the audience booed an American soldier during a debate. Listen to his comments here: http://aareports.com/2011/10/president-obama-slams-gop-candidates.html

 

President Obama: The Comeback Kid

21 Dec

For a guy who took a “shellacking” in the midterm elections six weeks ago, President Obama is doing pretty well during this lame-duck political period. There’s the tax cut/unemployment deal. He got a trade deal with South Korea. Saturday he saw a huge win in the demise of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” ban on gays . Read more here: http://aareports.com/2010/12/president-obama-comeback-kid.html

Gays in the military: It’s not that big a deal

19 Dec

In the interest of full disclosure I must let you know that I am straight not gay. I am however a black man who has served in our nations military as a member of the NJ National Guard. That gives me a perspective on the civil rights and military issues at play here.

Read my opinion piece here: http://aareports.com/2010/12/gays-in-military-its-not-big-deal.html