For the second time that I know of in my lifetime, a prominent conservative is calling for his fellow right wingers to not join the military and to refuse to re-enlist if they’re already in. Why? Because the military no longer discriminates against gay people.
Obviously, we cannot form another military, but we don’t have to volunteer, nor do we have to re-up when our tours of service are over. I believe the military would get the message very quickly that our Armed Forces are not intended to become a homosexual Club Med if they were to find that enlistment and re-enlistment numbers were sharply declining in protest of allowing and encouraging openly perverse behavior.
The last time this happened, it was Paul Weyrich, co-founder of the Heritage Foundation and the Moral Majority, calling for such a boycott. You know what it was over then? The fact that the military allowed pagans and Wiccans to join. Isn’t it funny how quickly their “pro-American” rhetoric goes away when it comes into conflict with their overwhelming desire to make sure no one who isn’t exactly like them has equal rights? They are so utterly obsessed with forcing their barbaric moral code on the rest of the world that they’re willing to weaken the country (by their own reasoning, that is) by not joining the military over it.