Well, that was quick. Even after Lady Gaga held some sort of quirky rally in Maine, Republicans successfully blocked the senate bill that would've ended the bizarre military policy that won't allow gays to serve openly in the military. "With the 56-43 vote, Democrats fell short of the 60 votes needed to advance the legislation," AP (via SFGate) reports. "It also would have authorized $726 billion in defense spending including a pay raise for troops."