Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on April 3, 2014 by Allahpundit

The guy who had the gall to express his First Amendment rights and favor Prop 8 in California by donating $1,000 has just been scalped by some gay activists…

Will he now be forced to walk through the streets in shame? Why not the stocks? The whole episode disgusts me – as it should disgust anyone interested in a tolerant and diverse society. If this is the gay rights movement today – hounding our opponents with a fanaticism more like the religious right than anyone else – then count me out. If we are about intimidating the free speech of others, we are no better than the anti-gay bullies who came before us.

***

GLAAD provided the following statement from President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis on the news via email:

Mozilla’s strong statement in favor of equality today reflects where corporate America is: inclusive, safe, and welcoming to all.

***

Since Mr. Eich was appointed chief executive, a number of current Mozilla employees took to Twitter to air their views about the board’s choice, with several voicing concern about the appointment, and some employees even suggesting Mr. Eich should step down.

John Lilly, the former chief executive at Mozilla, linked on Twitter to the blog post about Mr. Eich’s resignation and wrote, “Tough times, but reflects so much of what I love about the organization.”

Rebecca Rolfe, executive director of the San Francisco L.G.B.T. Center, said California is a state that values openness and fairness and companies should practice those same values.

“We see a lot of corporations now providing support for their L.G.B.T. employees and the L.G.B.T. community. It’s important to recognize all types of unions,” she said. “For Mozilla to recognize that is important as well.”

***

Some Mozilla employees called for his resignation via Twitter.

Online-dating site OKCupid asked users to stop using Firefox. Credo Mobile, a wireless company that bills itself as “progressive,” gathered more than 50,000 signatures calling for him to resign.

Mr. Kay said the OKCupid move signaled to Mozilla’s board “that this could be more of a problem for Mozilla.”…

Reputation-management advisers say it is unusual for a CEO to be forced out over political views. But Eric Dezenhall, who runs a crisis-management firm in Washington, said he has been asked to help soften the public stands of CEOs with extremely conservative political views. “There is a kind of internal censorship,” he said.

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Despite its opposition to Eich’s political donations, one of OkCupid’s co-founders has given money to political candidates who expressed opposition to gay marriage.

Sam Yagan, who is currently CEO of the Match Group, which controls OkCupid, donated $500 to Barack Obama in 2007 and 2008 back when he still opposed gay marriage.

While president of the tech company Metamachine, Yagan also gave $500 to Republican Utah Rep. Chris Cannon. In 2006 Cannon voted in favor of the Marriage Protection Amendment, which would have defined marriage as a union between a man and a woman in the Constitution.

***

Obviously Mozilla does not believe in equality or freedom of speech. If it did, it would have defended its CEO and noted that many of its employees agree with him, not just the other side. It would have asserted that both sides deserve a hearing.

Firefox surrendered to the OKCupid mob, which loves free speech so much that it has successfully deprived a man of his income because of his beliefs — beliefs which are not fringe, but are shared by roughly half the country or more. Beliefs which he once shared with the left’s own champion, Barack Obama.

I know many readers here and many writers here support gay marriage. Are y’all cool with depriving someone of their ability to work if they disagree? That’s where we are right now. They tried it with Chick-Fil-A and bombed. But they have succeeded in the tech field, which drives much of our culture forward. Into what?

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Moreover, the ability and right to engage in anonymous political speech and activity – and making contributions is a form of political speech – used to be considered common sense. The Federalist Papers were published under pseudonyms and one of the most famous and stirring pieces of writing in American history – Thomas Paine’s Common Sense – was first published anonymously because of the danger to its author for publishing such revolutionary ideas. The same threats those authors and others throughout our history have faced for expressing ideas not in conformity with the ruling passions of the day are today being faced by Americans like Brendan Eich.

The required disclosure of contributors like Brendan Eich to referenda is now being used to harass and intimidate them for their political opinions. Those who bullied Eich into resigning, particularly the employees of Mozilla, should be ashamed of themselves for their behavior. They apparently believe that anyone who disagrees with them on controversial legal and social issues should be driven from the workplace, no matter the economic and personal consequence to that individual and his family.

What’s next? Special reeducation camps for anyone who disagrees with them?

***

When Obama “evolved” on the issue just over a year ago, he insisted that the debate about marriage was legitimate. He said there are people of goodwill on both sides…

Unwilling to acknowledge this as a significant question on which reasonable people of goodwill can disagree, some advocates of redefining marriage increasingly characterize those with whom they disagree as “enemies of the human race.” They’ve sent a clear message: If you stand up for marriage, we will demonize and marginalize you.

In a series of instances we have seen the gatekeepers of civil society attack those who hold the view that marriage is between a man and a woman —Chick-fil-A, Barilla Pasta, Craig James (who was fired from ESPN), and “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson.

This kind of grotesque incivility is toxic for any democratic community. We can—we must—do better.

***

Just as the Internet has empowered consumers to find cheaper prices, more-extensive reviews, and a wider variety of goods than ever before, it’s also made it easier for them to call out companies for all sorts of dastardly actions, screw-ups, and problems. I like that OKCupid’s intervention wasn’t a call for government action to limit people’s choices or ban something. Indeed, OKCupid didn’t even block Firefox users from its site — rather, it politely asked them to consider getting to the site via a different browser.

But this sort of action complicates the simple act of shopping for both traditional conservatives and liberals in ways that are not yet fully clear. Conservatives should like the fact that this was done without calling for government action, even if they aren’t fans of gay marriage. For liberals, they surely like the outcome — a corporation pledges itself to supporting marriage equality — even as they will have to rethink the idea that corporations or businesses don’t have “personhood” or can’t take stances on issues (as liberals like to claim when it comes to campaign-finance questions). In fact, we ascribe intention to businesses all the time, based on their practices and leadership…

But socially conscious web browsing will also be a time-consuming and hugely complicating activity too. One of the great promises of the Internet was that it would allow all of us to sift through vast amounts of information and arrive at the best answer in record time. We all know it hasn’t quite worked out that way. We spend more time than ever hunting for new things and then even more energy comparing this option to that option. And now, we have even more to consider every time we fire up our browser.

***

When I heard that Lefty advocates had managed to hound a traditional marriage supporter from his position at Mozilla’s CEO, I did what any sensible opponent of California’s Proposition 8 and supporter of Maryland’s Question 6 would do: I immediately dumped Firefox and found another browser (in my case, Chrome). I support gay marriage. I do not support demonizing the roughly half of the country that disagrees with me.

What I did not realize, however, was just how bad Firefox has gotten over the last few years. I am absolutely shocked by how much faster Chrome loads and operates, and it’s apparently a heck of a lot more stable, too. What makes it more startling is that I had Chrome on my Chromebook; I guess that I assumed that the faster speeds there was just due to Google optimizing the computer for its browser. No, it works better on desktops, too. And you can even import your bookmarks and passwords.

So, seriously: if you use Firefox and you’re ticked with Mozilla, dump Firefox and find another browser that suits you.

***

As my colleague Andrew Stiles has asked, What did you people expect? The left has spent much of the last few decades trying to narrow the confines of debate, especially when it comes to issues of race. A Republican literally can’t say a single thing about any domestic issue without being accused of uttering a dog whistle that only the hypersensitive ears of MSNBC pundits can discern. Twitter has turned into a sort of perpetual motion machine that operates solely on outrage. Did they think the digital lynch mobs would focus solely on the right? When one exists solely to demonstrate one’s outrage, one will always find an outlet for that outrage. Political affiliation is no saving grace.

There is, unfortunately, no easy answer here. Outrage generates clicks, boycott calls lead to TV bookings, and the smarmy self-satisfaction that comes from bringing the establishment to heel is its own reward. It’s heartening to see a few responsible folks stand up and say “Hey, kids: Knock it off. You sound like a pack of gibbering morons.” Perhaps it will help engender a bit more charity toward the right.


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Bishop.

hawkdriver on April 3, 2014 at 10:44 PM

Early…

OmahaConservative on April 3, 2014 at 10:44 PM

**** the ******* ****** gaystapo.

Murphy9 on April 3, 2014 at 10:45 PM

frank, frank frank frank frank.

Lanceman on April 3, 2014 at 10:45 PM

Evening all

CoffeeLover on April 3, 2014 at 10:46 PM

If this is the gay rights movement today – hounding our opponents with a fanaticism more like the religious right than anyone else – then count me out.

What?

hawkdriver on April 3, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Opera is looking better and better…

d1carter on April 3, 2014 at 10:47 PM

WTF????

“If you build it…they will come”

But decades later….you are finished if you have an opinion…

Welcome to Utopia..

Where the rule change daily…

Electrongod on April 3, 2014 at 10:48 PM

For liberals, they surely like the outcome — a corporation pledges itself to supporting marriage equality — even as they will have to rethink the idea that corporations or businesses don’t have “personhood” or can’t take stances on issues (as liberals like to claim when it comes to campaign-finance questions).

AHAHAHAHAHAHAAHH.

The left is never consistent. And this issue is no exception.

nobar on April 3, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Via Drudge – Florida judge released the names of the jurors who voted to acquit Zimmerman after the press sued for them.

This will only end badly.

Skywise on April 3, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Opera is looking better and better…

d1carter on April 3, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Turn on sync and link up your browser and favorites on your pc, tab, and phone.

Murphy9 on April 3, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Are there no real mean in prominent positions left in America?

ShainS on April 3, 2014 at 10:48 PM

FireFox WetChicken

VorDaj on April 3, 2014 at 10:48 PM

“If you build it…they will come”

Electrongod on April 3, 2014 at 10:48 PM

You didn’t build that!

Lanceman on April 3, 2014 at 10:49 PM

Very predictable QOTD.

INC on April 3, 2014 at 10:49 PM

As I said on the other thread, tomorrow I use Safari from now on, and I’ll be writing Mozilla to explain why. I don’t oppose gay marriage. I do oppose fascism.

John the Libertarian on April 3, 2014 at 10:49 PM

If gg checks in, congrats to Minnesota on winning the NIT!

22044 on April 3, 2014 at 10:49 PM

Via Drudge – Florida judge released the names of the jurors who voted to acquit Zimmerman after the press sued for them.

This will only end badly.

Skywise on April 3, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Thirteen lives ruined today for rendering an opinion.

hawkdriver on April 3, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Calling all…nongaystapo members?

22044 on April 3, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Turn on sync and link up your browser and favorites on your pc, tab, and phone.

Murphy9 on April 3, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Yep, I like it.

d1carter on April 3, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Opera is looking better and better…

d1carter on April 3, 2014 at 10:47 PM

She’s all yours……

Electrongod on April 3, 2014 at 10:51 PM

What’s next? Special reeducation camps for anyone who disagrees with them?

Just a matter of time before FEMA rounds us all up.

RickB on April 3, 2014 at 10:51 PM

Mozilla’s strong statement in favor of equality today reflects where corporate America is: inclusive, safe, and welcoming to all.

GLAAD Statement after having a CEO canned for his opinion. The irony is lost on gays.

hawkdriver on April 3, 2014 at 10:52 PM

AHAHAHAHAHAHAAHH.

The left is never consistent. And this issue is no exception.

nobar on April 3, 2014 at 10:48 PM

I disagree. They are consistently rabid and nonsensical.

non-nonpartisan on April 3, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Via Drudge – Florida judge released the names of the jurors who voted to acquit Zimmerman after the press sued for them.

This will only end badly.

Skywise on April 3, 2014 at 10:48 PM

If I’m the jurors, I carry first, ask questions never. If they protest, I brandish.

nobar on April 3, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Meanwhile, Mike Morell…ex CIA chief lied to Congress soon to be Hillary’s right hand man. Follow the money.

d1carter on April 3, 2014 at 10:52 PM

What?

hawkdriver on April 3, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Yep.

Axe on April 3, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Dear FireFox WetChicken, you gave into a bunch of anti-free speech fascists, whose demands will now likely never end, when you forced the resignation of your CEO in an act of bowing and submitting to anti-free speech fascists. I predict that you will now be so afraid of these anti-free speech fascists that you will be monitoring everything you say and do so as to not have them after you again. What a way to go through life, as a bunch of cowering chickens.

VorDaj on April 3, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Most gays are progs,, and I hate progs.

wolly4321 on April 3, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Skywise on April 3, 2014 at 10:48 PM

I had no idea that could even be done. Fits right in with the QOTD. You will be align with the Left or you will be annihilated.

INC on April 3, 2014 at 10:53 PM

FFF

Fluck Fire Fox….

Fluck!

Electrongod on April 3, 2014 at 10:53 PM

Aberrants dictating in aberrant times. Ripening up to be swept away.

BL@KBIRD on April 3, 2014 at 10:53 PM

Mozilla’s strong statement in favor of equality today reflects where corporate America is: inclusive, safe, and welcoming to all.

This is amazing. These people are completely out of their minds.

jawkneemusic on April 3, 2014 at 10:54 PM

Skywise on April 3, 2014 at 10:48 PM

I had no idea that could even be done. Fits right in with the QOTD. You will be align with the Left or you will be annihilated.

INC on April 3, 2014 at 10:53 PM

I didn’t either.

Axe on April 3, 2014 at 10:55 PM

Mozilla’s strong statement in favor of equality today reflects where corporate America is: inclusive, safe, and welcoming to all.

Unless you disagree with GLAAD.

Fascists remain fascists.

nobar on April 3, 2014 at 10:56 PM

Good evening.

DisneyFan on April 3, 2014 at 10:56 PM

I’ve been using Firefox for years, but now that they’ve made it clear that Firefox is just the gay browser I think I’ll have to find another.

What a bunch of azzholes. Of course, that’s no surprise now, since they are obsessed with anuses and those who structure their lives around them. Either you worship the anus or the lefties will crush you. They are sh!thounds of the first order … and so damn proud of it.

Sheesh.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on April 3, 2014 at 10:57 PM

Via Drudge – Florida judge released the names of the jurors who voted to acquit Zimmerman after the press sued for them

Dang. Not good.

DisneyFan on April 3, 2014 at 10:57 PM

The real question is: Why weren’t these people using Chrome before the incident? Why wait for a scandal for an excuse to upgrade to a better browser?

Glenn Jericho on April 3, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Rebecca Rolfe, executive director of the San Francisco L.G.B.T. Center, said California is a state that values openness and fairness and companies should practice those same values.

“Healthcare insurance” means uninsuring massive millions so less millions can believe they have insurance but won’t actually ever find providers for medical care and if they do, it’ll be for money they won’t want to pay.

“Tolerance for all” means being intolerant for anyone who doesn’t fit in with the Left’s idea of “tolerance.”

on and on…the Left is pushing the counter-truth on every issue: whatever they claim they’re opposed to, they support and vice-versa.

Lourdes on April 3, 2014 at 10:59 PM

thirteen lives ruined today for rendering an opinion. hawkdriver on April 3, 2014 at 10:50 PM

I didn’t know this could happen.

Next time I get called for jury duty I will cite this as my excuse to not serve.

I though jurors had a right to anonimity. I guess I was wrong.

wolly4321 on April 3, 2014 at 10:59 PM

Evenin’.
I’m about to lose a few Jewish FB friends because I read that Pollard the traitor is going to be released in 2 weeks…and I’m pissed as heck about it..
Just because i was born jewish doesn’t mean that I am obligated to support a traitor that was born the same.
Israel’s also going to be releasing an eff load of jihadis.
Shame on Bibi!

annoyinglittletwerp on April 3, 2014 at 10:59 PM

Good evening ladies and gentlemen. Very wet here in Ohio but no tornadoes.

crankyoldlady on April 3, 2014 at 10:59 PM

What’s next? Special reeducation camps for anyone who disagrees with them?

Well, at least a lot of HotAirheads will get to finally meet each other.

INC on April 3, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Via Drudge – Florida judge released the names of the jurors who voted to acquit Zimmerman after the press sued for them.

This will only end badly.

Skywise on April 3, 2014 at 10:48 PM

$10.10

Electrongod on April 3, 2014 at 11:00 PM

TRUTHREVOLT BLOCKS MOZILLA FIREFOX TO PROTEST ANTI-CONSERVATIVE DISCRIMINATION

…TruthRevolt.org, led by Breitbart News senior editor-at-large Ben Shapiro. On Thursday evening, TruthRevolt.org launched a petition urging Americans to stop using Mozilla, as well as a Facebook page.

Furthermore, Shapiro announced that TruthRevolt.org would strike back at Mozilla by blocking its Firefox browser. Visitors to TruthRevolt.org using Mozilla are now met by the following message:

Pardon this interruption of your TruthRevolt experience. Mozilla recently forced its CEO, Brendan Eich, to resign over his personal support for traditional marriage. The firing followed a vicious smear campaign against Eich by dating website OKCupid, in which OKCupid blocked Mozilla users from visiting their website.

We would therefore prefer that our users not use Mozilla software to access TruthRevolt, given Mozilla’s crackdown on political and religious positions held by millions of Americans.

To sign our petition vowing to uninstall or cease using Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla users can still click here.

Going forward we urge you to consider a different web browser for accessing TruthRevolt.org.

Flora Duh on April 3, 2014 at 11:00 PM

What?

hawkdriver on April 3, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Yep.

Axe on April 3, 2014 at 10:52 PM

That was one of those awkward moments when you forget it’s QOTD and almost get ready to attribute the quote to Allah instead of Andy Sullivan.

But see, I caught myself and didn’t say something stupid … Again.

hawkdriver on April 3, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Mozilla’s strong statement in favor of equality today reflects where corporate America is: inclusive, safe, and welcoming to all.

How anyone can write that and believe it while doing the opposite, I don’t know.

Lourdes on April 3, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Shame on Bibi!

annoyinglittletwerp on April 3, 2014 at 10:59 PM

Net and Yahoo?

Lanceman on April 3, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Mozilla’s strong statement in favor of equality today reflects where corporate America is: inclusive, safe, and welcoming to all.

…..just not to Chriatians or more than 50% of Californians who voted for Prop 8.
TWICE

burrata on April 3, 2014 at 11:01 PM

crankyoldlady on April 3, 2014 at 10:59 PM

West Texas has drought conditions. We’re getting fire warnings nearly every day. I’ll trade.

annoyinglittletwerp on April 3, 2014 at 11:02 PM

Lanceman on April 3, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Yeah-him.

annoyinglittletwerp on April 3, 2014 at 11:02 PM

TRUTHREVOLT BLOCKS MOZILLA FIREFOX TO PROTEST ANTI-CONSERVATIVE DISCRIMINATION

Flora Duh on April 3, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Excellent.

Ben Shapiro’s tweets on this issue, too, have been great. (Not that his other tweets aren’t).

Lourdes on April 3, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Mozilla’s strong statement in favor of equality today reflects where corporate America is: inclusive, safe, and welcoming to all.

…..just not to Chriatians or more than 50% of Californians who voted for Prop 8.
TWICE

burrata on April 3, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Utopia’s pearly gate doesn’t have you and the roster….

Electrongod on April 3, 2014 at 11:04 PM

press@mozilla.com

Just sent their PR folks an email that I’m canceling Firefox because of their intolerant fascism.

John the Libertarian on April 3, 2014 at 11:04 PM

I thought they always went by juror # whatever. No names.

Something doesn’t sound right.

wolly4321 on April 3, 2014 at 11:04 PM

More websites on the Right should take Ben Shapiro’s lead and do likewise.

TRUTHREVOLT BLOCKS MOZILLA FIREFOX TO PROTEST ANTI-CONSERVATIVE DISCRIMINATION

Lourdes on April 3, 2014 at 11:05 PM

West Texas has drought conditions. We’re getting fire warnings nearly every day. I’ll trade.

annoyinglittletwerp on April 3, 2014 at 11:02 PM

How much rainfall do you usually get? I drove through West Texas. long, long miles of fences and nothing else.

crankyoldlady on April 3, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Well, it’s time to apply the litmus test to all people and countries (not just Russia).

Ben Hur on April 3, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Just because i was born jewish doesn’t mean that I am obligated to support a traitor that was born the same.

Just stop. Pollard was not a traitor. He didn’t reveal any American security secrets. He only obtained information that Israel needed about the middle east, not American info. You shoulod understand the difference, and also understand that Pollard was treated more harshly than pretty much all of the true traitors, who sold American security secrets to our enemies.

Israel’s also going to be releasing an eff load of jihadis.
Shame on Bibi!

annoyinglittletwerp on April 3, 2014 at 10:59 PM

Now, this is a big problem. And not the fact that Pollard might be released but the reason he is being released and what is required in exchange. But that is not the argument you made about Pollard – for which you are just dead wrong.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on April 3, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Mozilla’s strong statement in favor of equality today reflects where corporate America is: inclusive, safe, and welcoming to all.

That could be a problem.

kcewa on April 3, 2014 at 11:05 PM

You will be inclusive or we won’t include you.

wolly4321 on April 3, 2014 at 11:07 PM

TRUTHREVOLT BLOCKS MOZILLA FIREFOX TO PROTEST ANTI-CONSERVATIVE DISCRIMINATION

Lourdes on April 3, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Unfortunately, nobody makes a better product than Firefox.

Lanceman on April 3, 2014 at 11:07 PM

I thought they always went by juror # whatever. No names.

Something doesn’t sound right.

wolly4321 on April 3, 2014 at 11:04 PM

The effect that’ll have on the public is that people who respect their own privacy for whatever reason will continue to decline jury service while, instead, it’ll be increasingly populated with the “Kardashian” types seeking publicity.

Lourdes on April 3, 2014 at 11:08 PM

TRUTHREVOLT BLOCKS MOZILLA FIREFOX TO PROTEST ANTI-CONSERVATIVE DISCRIMINATION

Lourdes on April 3, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Unfortunately, nobody makes a better product than Firefox.

Lanceman on April 3, 2014 at 11:07 PM

I bet that value won’t last much longer.

Lourdes on April 3, 2014 at 11:08 PM

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on April 3, 2014 at 11:05 PM

I don’t give a flying EFF that he was spying for an ally.
So what if no one got killed. That shouldn’t be the benchmark of weather one’s committed treason or not.
He’s not in the same league as Ames or Hansen-but he’s still a traitor.
I stand by what I wrote.

annoyinglittletwerp on April 3, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Dear FireFox WetChicken, you gave into a bunch of anti-free speech fascists, whose demands will now likely never end, when you forced the resignation of your CEO in an act of bowing and submitting to anti-free speech fascists. I predict that you will now be so afraid of these anti-free speech fascists that you will be monitoring everything you say and do so as to not have them after you again. What a way to go through life, as a bunch of cowering chickens.

VorDaj on April 3, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Firefox has been steadily losing its market share for years. This latest idiocy isn’t going to be helping them. And when you look at some of what else they’ve got planned, the future is even worse for them. They’ve lost their original vision.

non-nonpartisan on April 3, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Via Drudge – Florida judge released the names of the jurors who voted to acquit Zimmerman after the press sued for them.

This will only end badly.

Skywise on April 3, 2014 at 10:48 PM

This thug judge and his family needs to be named and shamed publically, hounded with cameras and questions everywhere they go . He and his family need to get the taste of what he has unleashed on the jurors and their families just for a few pieces of silver. If any harm comes to any juror, this thug should be prosecuted and jailed like any common thug.

burrata on April 3, 2014 at 11:09 PM

We are Punishing The Good, and Bayoneting The Useful!!!

williamg on April 3, 2014 at 11:10 PM

more than 50% of Californians who voted for Prop 8.
TWICE

burrata on April 3, 2014 at 11:01 PM

They did? Shouldn’t Prop 8 be enacted as law then? seems so… *scratching head*

kcewa on April 3, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Mozilla’s strong statement in favor of equality today reflects where corporate America is: inclusive, safe, and welcoming to all.

“We’re just going to give you a comfy ride to a nice recreational camp where you’ll be met with friendly counselors and a nice, warm bed in a shared environment…”

National Socialists.

Lourdes on April 3, 2014 at 11:10 PM

He and his family
burrata on April 3, 2014 at 11:09 PM

She.

Lanceman on April 3, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Mozilla’s strong statement in favor of equality today reflects where corporate America is: inclusive, safe, and welcoming to all.

Ha hahahahahaha..knee slapper-right thar.

bazil9 on April 3, 2014 at 11:10 PM

crankyoldlady on April 3, 2014 at 11:05 PM

I dunno-but last year we got enough to turn the grass green.
When we moved here in 2011-we arrived in early April…and there was no rain until late JUNE.

annoyinglittletwerp on April 3, 2014 at 11:11 PM

Elect a democrat into office…

And the whole world goes to shitte….

Electrongod on April 3, 2014 at 11:11 PM

The effect that’ll have on the public is that people who respect their own privacy for whatever reason will continue to decline jury service while, instead, it’ll be increasingly populated with the “Kardashian” types seeking publicity.

Lourdes on April 3, 2014 at 11:08 PM

No one should be allowed to give out those names. That judge should be disbarred.

crankyoldlady on April 3, 2014 at 11:11 PM

So what if no one got killed. That shouldn’t be the benchmark of weather one’s committed treason or not.

annoyinglittletwerp on April 3, 2014 at 11:09 PM

The benchmark for treason is giving aid and comfort to enemies and otherwise helping to attack and destroy this nation. Pollard did none of that. NONE. Learn what treason means if you are going to use it so freely. And learn a little about the pollard case (which involved getting satellite targeting data for Israel, not revealing any American security info) if you are going to whine about it and scream about being “born Jewish” (as if that gives you some leeway to be a moron about this particular case).

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on April 3, 2014 at 11:12 PM

* Its, not It’s

Resist We Much on April 3, 2014 at 11:12 PM

TruthRevolt Blocks Mozilla Firefox to Protest Anti-Conservative Discrimination

Flora Duh on April 3, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Breitbart lives!

INC on April 3, 2014 at 11:13 PM

C’mon, folks! Email mozilla and tell them you’re boycotting. We have to fight the fascists.

John the Libertarian on April 3, 2014 at 11:13 PM

crankyoldlady on April 3, 2014 at 11:11 PM

I agree. Especially, most especially, for jurists who serve on a felony and/or felony m*rd*r trial.

Lourdes on April 3, 2014 at 11:13 PM

No one should be allowed to give out those names. That judge should be disbarred.

crankyoldlady on April 3, 2014 at 11:11 PM

If I’m a juror, I ain’t worried. It’s ancient history and the blacks have moved on to another grievance.

Lanceman on April 3, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Resist We Much on April 3, 2014 at 11:12 PM

It’s Oscar Wilde’s birthday today.

Lanceman on April 3, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Legal wizards-

Are indeed jurors identities public record? Along with their verdicts?

Or is this a violation of law?

I can’t imagine it being set up this way. And if it is it needs fixed.

wolly4321 on April 3, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Resist We Much on April 3, 2014 at 11:12 PM

I wuv you

Not really. I’m just trying to get Axe again.

/alfalfa post turtle sprouts

SparkPlug on April 3, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Calling all…nongaystapo members?

22044 on April 3, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Don’t worry, AP’s been for gay marriage for a long time. This will work out well. Caste status whoring has nothing to do with this, no sir. Just honest concern for non-judgementalism on any sort of buggery.

FrankT on April 3, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Left; Become like us or DIE!

Everybody else: What?

Left; RACIST! SEXIST! BIGOT! HATE YOU HATE YOU HATE YOU DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE!

We used to say that trying to have a reasoned debate with a progressive was like trying to play chess with a pigeon. Because no matter how good you are at chess, the pigeon knocks over all the pieces, shits all over the board, and then struts around like it’s triumphant.

Today, it’s more like trying to talk to Redjac. No matter the subject, he just wants you dead.

clear ether

eon

eon on April 3, 2014 at 11:16 PM

C’mon, folks! Email mozilla and tell them you’re boycotting. We have to fight the fascists.

John the Libertarian on April 3, 2014 at 11:13 PM

I wish I could do that but I had so much trouble with my computer and Firefox saved me. I’m afraid to change but my thoughts are with the rest of you. I think they will be having enough trouble without my help.

crankyoldlady on April 3, 2014 at 11:16 PM

But see, I caught myself and didn’t say something stupid … Again.

hawkdriver on April 3, 2014 at 11:00 PM

I’m not sure what you are referring to. :) But perfection is a burden, trust me. *idly over-glances fingernails*

– I didn’t have the temptation to say something stupid. I tripped where you did, but it had the effect of gutting me of my wind. :) I just wanted to rhetorically raise a finger and had no strength to type. Hence, “Yep.”

Hey, you know where all this goes, right?

We eventually get patches for our public outerwear. I hope they are all tacticool — black and white and everything. Maybe stitched on in heavy, yellow nylon thread. I have an eye for color and design — alas, not enough to be gay, though — so I’m still in line for a patch, a fondness for Joann’s 40% sales on Keepsake quilting prints notwithstanding.

. . . damn you, v@ginas.

Axe on April 3, 2014 at 11:17 PM

If I’m a juror, I ain’t worried. It’s ancient history and the blacks have moved on to another grievance.

Lanceman on April 3, 2014 at 11:14 PM

That’s funny because it’s the wrong type of white people you have to worry about regarding the decision of that case.

And at least from my observations travelling all around that state by car last year, it is a weird and messed up place. How do Republicans manage to win anything there?

FrankT on April 3, 2014 at 11:18 PM

They did? Shouldn’t Prop 8 be enacted as law then? seems so… *scratching head*

kcewa on April 3, 2014 at 11:10 PM

It couldn’t , because there is a gay judge who gained financially from his decision, and since we have a democracy here
( you know all that by the people for the people etc… etc) ,
> 50% voters don’t matter against one judge.

burrata on April 3, 2014 at 11:18 PM

How do Republicans manage to win anything there?

FrankT on April 3, 2014 at 11:18 PM

I live here. I could very well have been a juror. You all would’a seen me on TV running my mouth after the verdict anyway. Seminole County, is mostly Rethuglican.

Lanceman on April 3, 2014 at 11:19 PM

Can’t sleep and have a headache…

ladyingray on April 3, 2014 at 11:19 PM

“We see a lot of corporations now providing support for their L.G.B.T. employees and the L.G.B.T. community. It’s important to recognize all types of unions,” she said. “For Mozilla to recognize that is important as well.”

I don’t need your support because I leave my sexuality out of the workplace. Are they going to go after every name on that list? How about all the voters who voted against their wishes?

green bean on April 3, 2014 at 11:19 PM

Pollard was treated more harshly than pretty much all of the true traitors, who sold American security secrets to our enemies.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on April 3, 2014 at 11:05 PM

I saw what you did with that sly little reference to Bill and Hillary Clinton.

VorDaj on April 3, 2014 at 11:19 PM

Will he now be forced to walk through the streets in shame?

He should have to wear a scarlet “B” (for Breeder) so that all may know his shame.

malclave on April 3, 2014 at 11:20 PM

Resist We Much on April 3, 2014 at 11:12 PM

I wuv you

Not really. I’m just trying to get Axe again.

/alfalfa post turtle sprouts

SparkPlug on April 3, 2014 at 11:15 PM

I know you love her, dude. :) And how could you not? Play her something cool.

Axe on April 3, 2014 at 11:20 PM

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