Posting will be light Memorial Day weekend, and much of the following week.

     In honor of the fallen:

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Queering the Ring

     Businesses have been harassed and attacked for not wanting to support Gay Weddings.  Florists, bakers, and photographers are being told they must supply services not only for events they have a moral problem with, but expression of pure belief.

     So, if a business provides services, such as selling a custom wedding ring, to a same-sex couple, then that ought to be acceptable to LGBTQ&c. groups, right?

     Wrong.

     Providing those services is an exercise in hate:

“A same-sex couple from St. John’s is upset after discovering the jewelry store that sold them their engagement rings has posted a sign that seems to oppose same-sex marriage — but one of the store’s owners says he’s allowed to post his religious beliefs.

“When Nicole White and Pam Renouf went looking for engagement rings a few months ago, the pair couldn’t find anything they liked. The couple was eventually referred to Today’s Jewellers in the Mount Pearl area because the store offers custom-made rings.

“White and Renouf visited the store and later gave specifications and a price range for potential rings.

“‘They were great to work with. They seemed to have no issues. They knew the two of us were a same-sex couple,’ White said.

“‘I referred some of my friends to them, just because I did get some good customer service and they had good prices.’

“That was before one friend went in to purchase a ring for his girlfriend — and instead found a distressing sign.

“It reads: ‘The sanctity of marriage is under attack. Let’s keep marriage between a man and a woman.’”

     To be clear: The Jewelry store provided a service to a same sex couple for a wedding ring for a same sex wedding.  They did so happily and without discrimination or prejudice.  The lesbian couple even openly recommended them for their service.

     The problem was that the jewelers just thought that traditional families, with a married husband and wife, was best.  They were condemned not for how they treated the lesbian couple, for they treated them equally to any other couple, straight or otherwise.

     The problem was that they expressed the thoughtcrime of believing that traditional family arrangements were optimal.

     The kicker?  They actually support same-sex marriage:

“[Jeweler Esau Jordon] told The Telegram that while he believes in a traditional family, he does not believe same-sex marriage should be illegal.”

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Persecuting the Cake

     While in America a court has ruled that a business can refuse a message they disagree with, even if that message is pro-same sex marriage, cake bakers in Northern Ireland weren’t so lucky.

     A county court in Northern Ireland, where same-sex marriage is not legal, declared that not wanting to make a cake with an explicit statement in favor of changing the law was illegal discrimination… cheared on by the Orwellian named “Equality Commission“.

     The full ruling can be seen here, or read in its entirety below.

     What follows is not a full fisking, but a simple pointing out of some of the nonsensical statements, assumptions, and outright prejudices of the court uttered by the presiding judge, Brownlie. The defendants made six claims in their defense:

  1. First and foremost, the defenents made six claims.
  2. The 2006 Regulations protect sexual orientation but do not protect sexual conduct.
  3. The Defendants did not have any knowledge and made no supposition of the sexual orientation of the Plaintiff.
  4. The Defendants would have supplied the cake to the Plaintiff absent the message promoting same-sex marriage and would have refused a heterosexual or bisexual customer who requested a cake with the same message.
  5. The order was refused because of the Defendants’ religious belief that it would be sinful for them to promote a definition of same – sex marriage.
  6. Discrimination must be against a person and not a political slogan or campaign.
  7. There is provision for reasonable accommodation.

     None were actually refuted.  The judge assumed and inferred by apparently magical powers, that the defendants were in their hearts a bunch of eeevil H8rz. 

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The Shape of Antigun Astroturf

     The hydra-like and incestuous interrelationship of Progressive groups is well known.  Now, that interrelationship of anti-Second Amendment groups has been charted:

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Check Your Privilege, Jesus and Buddha!

     Self sacrifice to achieve peace and nirvana?  Giving your life to remove the sins of all humanity?  Better check your privilege you Patriarchal oppressors!

     Have you ever seen such privilege?  The Death Penalty doesn’t apply to those with privilege!

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Pay attention, millennials

     The following was put on the sidebar of the Ace of Spades HQ by rdbrewer.  Since the sidebar cycles out without a perma-link, it is reproduced below, links and all:

IBD: Hawaii Says Aloha To Its $205 Million ObamaCare Exchange Pay attention, millennials. This is how government handles money. It’s frittered away because no one is responsible. No one can be fired. A lot of people manage to stuff their wallets along the way. And no one gets prosecuted. The ideal of everyone working together through government for the betterment of mankind is the lie the power-hungry sell to idiots. (See also: CFIF: Oregon; The Hill: “investigations needed”, and The Federalist: “1.2 billion wasted”.) The ideal is what children are concerned with. Everyone would like the ideal, of course, but at some point most realize Santa doesn’t show up. Try to recognize the power-mad for who they are. They don’t care about you; they just want your money and your support so they can stay in power and have more of it. Added: Billions thrown at Amtrak, yet the left calls for more money before people are even buried.

     Yup.

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Rick Santorum, A Paragon of Tolerance

     When Bruce Jenner, the soon to be transsexual, came out of the closet as a Christian and a conservative, many on the left flipped out and started hurling “transphobic” insults and otherwise venting pure distilled H8.

     Who was it, then, that stood up and defended Bruce Jenner as a human being deserving of respect?  None other than Rick Santorum, who said:

“My responsibility as a human being is to love and accept everybody. Not to criticize people for who they are. I can criticize, and I do, for what people do, for their behavior. But as far as for who they are, you have to respect everybody, and these are obviously complex issues for businesses, for society, and I think we have to look at it in a way that is compassionate and respectful of everybody.”

     Unsurprisingly, rabid Leftist H8-mogers flipped out and attacked Rick Santorum, complete with purposefully insulting photos and reminding everyone that H8-mongering bully and all-around piece of [expletive deleted] Dan Savage was “tolerant” enough to equate Santorum with something that only Savage would love.

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News of the Week (May 17th, 2015)

 

News of the Week for May 17th, 2015


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Special Little Snowflake Is Everything But the Kitchen Sink

     This mentally ill special little snowflake has self described as everything except the kitchen sink…

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When Special Little Snowflakes Praise Xenu

     We’ve seen plenty of examples of “Headmates,” who are the voices in mentally ill special little snowflakes’ heads.

     But how can a special little snowflake become even more special?  By going full out schitzo and inventing entities that are between having make-believe invisible friends and full out multiple personality disorder.

     Isn’t this just like Scientology’s “Thetans”?

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