Bloody well took long enough. Congress sucks.
( Associated Press / December 22, 2010 ) President Obama signs legislation that repeals "don't ask, don't tell," which barred gays from serving openly in the military. From left are: Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen, former Navy Cmdr. Zoe Dunning, Marine Staff Sgt. Eric Alva, Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
...although nothing can top this one.
What a happy and rowdy crowd.
Must read slinkerwink's diary at DKos about this - This Is A BIG F***ing Deal For The Deaf Community!
For starters, it makes the Internet accessible to the deaf community by requiring television programming to be captioned on the Internet, a closed-caption button on television remotes, and hearing aid compatibility for smartphones.
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