Slate: ‘Why do these bigots still have jobs? Let’s go get them’

Posted by on Apr 04, 2014 at 11:25 am

They’ve got a scalp. Now it’s time for a purge. America, it was great while it lasted.

The first thing you’ll notice, if you search for Eich, is that he’s the only Mozilla employee who gave to the campaign for Prop 8. His $1,000 was more than canceled out by three Mozilla employees who donated to the other side.

The next thing you’ll notice is that other companies, including other tech firms, substantially outscored Mozilla in pro-Prop 8 contributions attributed to their employees. That includes Adobe, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, and Yahoo, as well as Disney, DreamWorks, Gap, and Warner Bros.

Thirty-seven companies in the database are linked to more than 1,300 employees who gave nearly $1 million in combined contributions to the campaign for Prop 8. Twenty-five tech companies are linked to 435 employees who gave more than $300,000. Many of these employees gave $1,000 apiece, if not more. Some, like Eich, are probably senior executives.

Why do these bigots still have jobs? Let’s go get them.

That will teach people for believing in traditional marriage. Let’s go get them. Just a reminder, but the president and vice president believe the same thing in 2008:

IFILL: Let’s try to avoid nuance, Senator. Do you support gay marriage?

BIDEN: No. Barack Obama nor I support redefining from a civil side what constitutes marriage. We do not support that. That is basically the decision to be able to be able to be left to faiths and people who practice their faiths the determination what you call it.

The bottom line though is, and I’m glad to hear the governor, I take her at her word, obviously, that she think there should be no civil rights distinction, none whatsoever, between a committed gay couple and a committed heterosexual couple. If that’s the case, we really don’t have a difference.

Obviously they should be removed from office.

Update: OK, lack of sleep and medication may have clouded by judgment, as some folks have pointed out the sarcasm. Guess maybe these days it seemed logical coming from Slate. So I’ve revised the headline.

4 Responses to “Slate: ‘Why do these bigots still have jobs? Let’s go get them’”

  1. National Socialist Liberal Victims Party on 4/04/14 at 11:56 am

    First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out– Because I was not a Socialist.

    Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out– Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

    Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out– Because I was not a Jew.

    Then they came for me–and there was no one left to speak for me.

    Martin Niemöller

  2. Trotsky's Icepick on 4/04/14 at 1:37 pm

    Nazis and communists are cousins in pink and red. Nazi comes from National Socialist German Workers Party. Nazis had universal socialized healthcare, no gun rights for persons not affiliated with the state, youth indoctrination groups for boys and girls, the affordable vacations for workers program known as strength through joy. The Volkswagen (people’s car) was designed by Hitler and Ferdinand Porsche. It was supposed to be purchased on installments by all the workers but that plan never came to fruition due to WWII. I say they are pink due to the homosexual scar faced street thug leader of the Brownshirted Sturmabteilung (SA) Ernst Röhm. The only person ever to address Hitler with the informal Du (you) instead of the formal Sie.