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Svein Schwab

Chicago, IL

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Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

October 12, 2009 - 2:13 PM | by: Svein Schwab

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“It’s the best way to keep order and discipline”, U.S. Congressman Mark Kirk (IL-R) said when asked about the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.  

Kirk, a Naval Reserve intelligence officer, was surprised that President Obama made the public commitment without taking the action.  As the president and the commander-in-chief, “he could have just made the change that he advocated,” Kirk said.

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