Archive for April 7th, 2016

Cat Shows What She Wants

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

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Avoid Zoos, People

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

The Twilight Zone: https://www.google.com

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Progressive Secular Humanist Articles:

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

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‘Rogue One’: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Rogue One: https://www.google.com/

Star Wars: Rogue One..?Lucasfilm 2016

Do Americans Have the Right To Discriminate?

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

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I believe THEY SHOULD have that right.  Obviously the government can’t discriminate in things like housing, education, and employment – but small retailers should have control over their own businesses.

For example, if I owned a small flower shop and I was prejudiced against religious nuts – shouldn’t I have the right NOT to sell them palms for their pagan religious rituals?  Federal law says I MUST serve them as customers; the Mississippi law says I don’t have to.  Why should I be legally required to sell to assholes from the Westboro Baptist Church?

This is an oversimplification but you get the idea.  Why should I even have to let them in my shop if they bother me?  The government really can’t dictate how I think or feel but the law can dictate how I act. I think that’s wrong as long as I don’t interfere with their rights.

Gay people think the new Mississippi law is aimed at them and specifically at gay marriage providers. They’re organizing economic boycotts  and that’s legal too. Good for them! It looks like those actions will hurt Mississippi’s economy.  Disney, Microsoft, and other major corporations have already announced boycotts.  Oh well – freedom has its costs.

But gay people should be careful what they wish for. If vendors are forced to serve gays, I forsee weddings of wilted flowers, watered-down drinks, mediocre food, and faulty air conditioning in the hot, southern summer.  People often rebel when the government forces us to do what we don’t want to do.

I hope anti-gay marriage retailers will be professional enough to do their best for every wedding. But I’m afraid when it comes to human nature, gays won’t be able to have their wedding cake – and eat it too.

Mississippi law:  https://www.google.com/

(PS. I hope this post is not misinterpreted.  Everyone knows I am totally in favor of gay rights including marriage.  But this is America and people do have the “right” to be narrow-minded, ignorant, and stupid.)

Japan – What Are You Watching?

Thursday, April 7th, 2016