Bush honors retired Marine; homosexuals up in arms
President Bush is honoring a retired Marine General who came under attack from radical homosexual groups for calling that lifestyle immoral. Pro-homosexual groups, notes one veteran observer, are "going nuclear" about the award.
President Bush has honored General Peter Pace with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award- and Elaine Donnelly of the Center for Military Readiness says the award is richly deserved.
In May 2007, Pace told the Chicago Tribune: "I believe homosexual acts between two individuals are immoral and that we should not condone immoral acts, including adultery." That upset groups like the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network and Parents and Friends of Lesbians And Gays.
"The ensuing criticism caused him to forego another term as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, but President George Bush has chosen to honor him with this special award," says Donnelly. "Now we have two homosexual activist groups going nuclear, using nasty epithets aimed at the general ...."
She says the reaction of the two groups demonstrates that they -- not General Pace -- are intolerant. "The reaction of these two groups, in my opinion, is disrespectful to millions of people who do not share their views," chides Donnelly. "These groups claim to advocate tolerance, but the attitude of the [LGBT individuals] ... take intolerance to an extreme."
Donnelly commends President Bush for not being afraid to honor a man who publicly stood for morality in the face of such criticism.
This reminds me of one of my favorite quotes.
In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Thank God for a few good men like Gen. Pace!