Conservatives stunned by DADT repeal vote

Many people do love their deviant family members. Especially at this time of the year, when family gatherings bring us all together. But not the conservatives at Free Republic.

"Everything seems flat now," wrote one. "I am not interested Christmas, sports or anything."

Now might be the time to remind all these hyperventilating Chicken Little's that the sky is not falling, America's not collapsing and that Armageddon isn’t happening just yet.

How do I know this? Because gays have been serving in the US military for years, for centuries in fact. The only difference now is they don’t have to hide the fact they’re gay.

Hating them wasn't a good enough reason to deny them their rights. So welcome to their brave new world.  You have nothing to fear from it. Really.