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General Motors plant flies gay pride flag [GM wants to 'spark conversation']
NewsChannel 15 (Ft. Wayne, IN) ^ | June 20, 2012 | wane

Posted on 06/21/2012 5:07:16 AM PDT by kevcol



FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A Gay Pride rainbow flag is flying high above the Fort Wayne G-M Assembly Plant. A viewer submitted a photo to WANE on Monday using our Report!t feature of a Gay Pride flag at the Fort Wayne GM Plant.

The flag is stirring controversy for some but making others like Jerry Lawson hopeful equality is on its way.

"I think that they're just setting a very huge example for Fort Wayne that equality is pretty much on its way," Lawson said.

GM put the rainbow flag up earlier this week. Officials there said they notified employees about it. They're hoping this will spark some conversation.

The President of the IPFW United Sexualities group said they already have people talking.

"It makes a statement that they're inclusive and that they celebrate diversity within their company," President of IPFW United Sexualities Chris Gunderson said.

(Excerpt) Read more at wane.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: gaypridemonth; generalmotors; homosexualagenda; romney; romneyagenda; romneymarriage; worldisgoingbonkers
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GM put the rainbow flag up earlier this week. Officials there said they notified employees about it. They're hoping this will spark some conversation.

Oh, I'm sure it will spark some conversation - but just like JC Sodom, GM is clueless about the type of conversation it will spark.

Chalk up another idiot move by a major US company to cater to the 2% and lose more business from the 98%.

1 posted on 06/21/2012 5:07:24 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

You’re being generous. More like 1%.


2 posted on 06/21/2012 5:09:04 AM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: kevcol

I’ll tell you what this is about. One of the homosexuals in the Obama adminstration ordered GM to raise the flag or else. Obama owns GM so they have to do what he says.


3 posted on 06/21/2012 5:15:44 AM PDT by Flavious_Maximus
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To: kevcol

Would a Christian flag “spark conversation”?


4 posted on 06/21/2012 5:17:17 AM PDT by TigerClaws (He)
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To: kevcol

What is this “GM” you speak of?


5 posted on 06/21/2012 5:17:50 AM PDT by NY.SS-Bar9
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To: kevcol

way to sell your trucks to knuckle dragging conservatives. chevy packs fudge deep???


6 posted on 06/21/2012 5:19:02 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: kevcol

Wonderful.

Will GM fly the Christian flag next week?

You know, to celebrate diversity.


7 posted on 06/21/2012 5:20:17 AM PDT by exit82
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To: kevcol

Obama has spoken.


8 posted on 06/21/2012 5:21:45 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Romney - not Obama - not a Conservative - not a real Christian)
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To: kevcol

As a life long GM man for 42 years... it could have been a new GMC truck for me but I will not support those that betray GOD. Bye bye GM!

LLS


9 posted on 06/21/2012 5:23:28 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: kevcol

I never thought of automakers as Metrosexuals, but I guess they are...or at least the ones represented by the UAW.

REAL MEN would never put up with this crap.


10 posted on 06/21/2012 5:23:36 AM PDT by BobL
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To: kevcol

Government Motors already lost my business for other reasons. This just confirms it for me.


11 posted on 06/21/2012 5:24:35 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Same here. I had already written off GM as a possible source for my next vehicle. (due to it being “Government Motors” now) It (GM) is twice as written off now.


12 posted on 06/21/2012 5:26:38 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Flavious_Maximus
One of the homosexuals in the Obama adminstration ordered GM to raise the flag or else.


13 posted on 06/21/2012 5:27:54 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: kevcol

Celebrate diversity or promote a social agenda?
I don’t care if they have a flag-of-the-month club but I’m willing to bet it won’t ever include the Christian flag or the Gadsten flag. But the black power fist flag, muslim brotherhood and the code pink flag should be OK.
Pretty sad when our universities can’t graduate chemists, engineers, or physicists but have bumper crops of diversity studies, sociologist, and african awareness candidates. And then corporations have to find a place for these oxygen-wasters in the name of PC.
You tell me how celebrating gays should influence my buying decision on a vehicle.


14 posted on 06/21/2012 5:28:50 AM PDT by bossmechanic (If all else fails, hit it with a hammer)
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To: kevcol

Ft Wayne used be known as “the city of churches.” This country is morally bankrupt I fear and Ozero wants it that way.


15 posted on 06/21/2012 5:30:51 AM PDT by raisincane (I'm an optimist...I think most people are half full of crap - Maxine)
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To: kevcol

Ft Wayne used be known as “the city of churches.” This country is morally bankrupt I fear and Ozero wants it that way.


16 posted on 06/21/2012 5:31:17 AM PDT by raisincane (I'm an optimist...I think most people are half full of crap - Maxine)
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To: kevcol

Baiting for “h8” to feed their famished “gay marriage is the Civil Rights Movement all over again” narrative. I hope nobody reacts short-sightedly.


17 posted on 06/21/2012 5:32:07 AM PDT by Méabh
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To: kevcol

Go ahead and spark conversation. Sandusky is going to prison and will suffer the same fate as his victims. Good to know GM supports, condones and encourages that behavior. Not that I was going to buy a GM anyway.....


18 posted on 06/21/2012 5:32:24 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: kevcol
Conversation:

Gay Announcer says ~ "announcing the new gub'mnt motors belchfire A88"

Customer responds ~ "I ain't gettin' in that car, oh, noes"

19 posted on 06/21/2012 5:32:57 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: kevcol
Conversation:

Gay Announcer says ~ "announcing the new gub'mnt motors belchfire A88"

Customer responds ~ "I ain't gettin' in that car, oh, noes"

20 posted on 06/21/2012 5:33:09 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: kevcol
They're hoping this will spark some conversation.

Hey, Government Motors - I got some conversation for you.

Have you seen the new Fords, lately?
(Forgive me, dad - but things are different now...)

21 posted on 06/21/2012 5:33:34 AM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party of NO! Nobama, No Way, No How!)
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To: kevcol
Time to change-up the Union songs:

Here's one:

There is Power in a Union (Joe Hill- 1913)
(Chorus)
There is pow'r there is pow'r in a band of workingmen Homo-men,
When they stand hand in hand,and other body parts.
That's a pow'r, that's a pow'r
That must rule in every land—
One Industrial Gay Union Grand.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O93YpTYCWRk

22 posted on 06/21/2012 5:34:12 AM PDT by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: LibLieSlayer

I have a 95 Chevy pickup, and a 94 Buick Roadmaster, as long as GM makes parts I will keep them, when they are done they will be replaced by Toyota in all likelihood.

I will never buy another GM product.

Let the Chinese buy them, that’s where GM is spending it’s money.


23 posted on 06/21/2012 5:39:13 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Vaquero

look for the union label


24 posted on 06/21/2012 5:39:46 AM PDT by silverleaf (Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell)
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To: kevcol

We of the Blue Oval persuasion have long known GM builds gay vehicles.

Just sayin’ ;)

On a serious note, it will be interesting to see GM sales numbers as the admin ramps up the propaganda, but also the used car numbers. I doubt some people will want to be seen in the ‘gay vehicle’.

But at least the 2% will be able to get’em cheap.


25 posted on 06/21/2012 5:44:19 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: kevcol

Since I’d never buy a POS GM car to begin with, I guess I can’t say I’m going to boycott them. They are turning more and more into British Leyland every day and will meet the same fate.


26 posted on 06/21/2012 5:50:58 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: NY.SS-Bar9
Gay Motor Corporation
27 posted on 06/21/2012 5:51:57 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: kevcol

Here’s a novel idea: Why don’t you focus your energy on manufacturing?


28 posted on 06/21/2012 5:53:16 AM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: kevcol

Maybe their market research has shown that a lot of people get rear-ended in GM vehicles.


29 posted on 06/21/2012 5:53:29 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: kevcol
I'm sure that if someone cut it down and burned it, that would spark all sorts of 'conversation'.

It's as if the people behind this want something like that to occur, so the media can turn it into the next circus.

30 posted on 06/21/2012 6:01:35 AM PDT by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: kevcol

Here’s some conversation. Let ONLY gays buy GM products and see what happens.


31 posted on 06/21/2012 6:05:55 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: kevcol

Oh good, like I needed another reason to never buy another GM product in my life.


32 posted on 06/21/2012 6:06:35 AM PDT by JaguarXKE (If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!)
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To: kevcol

I can see/hear it now,

“Drive the USA in your Chevrogay”


33 posted on 06/21/2012 6:07:35 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Da Coyote

GM, Ford, and Chrysler all give employee benefits to same sex domestic partners. Hetero domestic partners get, you guessed it.....nothing.

How is this fair?


34 posted on 06/21/2012 6:11:43 AM PDT by nobamanomore
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To: kevcol
Ok, so what's next? "Government Motors" also making a statement to show they are "inclusive" by flying ....


35 posted on 06/21/2012 6:15:51 AM PDT by LibFreeUSA (Pick Your Poison)
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To: kevcol

Spark conversation, my foot!

This is to find out who isn’t on board with so-called “diversity” so they can get rid of them. So if someone says something “intolerant”, they can force ... er ... “recommend” that person to take indoctrination ... I mean ... “sensitivity training” and if that doesn’t work, they will fire that person.

Of course, the Muslims have nothing to worry about because they are a PC protected group and it’s okay for them to be “homophobes”.

May God have mercy on this nation.


36 posted on 06/21/2012 6:15:51 AM PDT by Sister_T
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To: kevcol
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37 posted on 06/21/2012 6:20:47 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: GreenHornet

Years ago someone sued Exxon because the tiger they put in his tank was queer and it blew the engine.

And now Leon Panetta our Sucky Defense has endorsed Gay Pride month.

Disgusting the way some people want special recognition & privileges just because of the perverted manner in which they use their body plumbing. Even more disgusting is the way huge organizations kowtow to them.

The corporation which tells the faggie groups to f*** off will discover two things: prancing queers outside its HQ, and skyrocketing stock values & sales.


38 posted on 06/21/2012 6:21:26 AM PDT by elcid1970 (Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind. Deus vult!")
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To: kevcol

Of course, who do you think buys the Volt (trick question, as the real answer is NOBODY).


39 posted on 06/21/2012 6:23:36 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: GreenHornet

Awesome! That’s made me laugh out loud!


40 posted on 06/21/2012 6:32:44 AM PDT by Lucky Dog9
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To: LibLieSlayer

Make sure you tell your local dealer; after he thinks he has made a deal.


41 posted on 06/21/2012 6:35:27 AM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: kevcol

What the heck is IPFW United Sexualities group?

I probably don’t event want to know.


42 posted on 06/21/2012 6:36:40 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Norm Lenhart
We of the Blue Oval persuasion have long known GM builds gay vehicles On a serious note, it will be interesting to see GM sales numbers as the admin ramps up the propaganda, but also the used car numbers. I doubt some people will want to be seen in the ‘gay vehicle’. But at least the 2% will be able to get’em cheap.

Hate to tell you Norm but Ford is pushing the gay agenda as much if not more than GM...no, make that more than GM. Besides..99.9999999989% of Americans never see this stuff such as the gay flag at the GM plant...

From google:

Subaru's wooing of the gay and lesbian audience seems to be working--at least on one level--because it was the overwhelming favorite (chosen by 45 percent of respondents, with Volkswagen and Ford a distant second and third) as the most gay-friendly car company.

43 posted on 06/21/2012 6:38:51 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: kevcol

GM just wants to kill off what little sales they have left.

it is bad enough the volt is the defacto “gay” car.

now they want to destroy the whole brand.


44 posted on 06/21/2012 6:40:25 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: grobdriver
Have you seen the new Fords, lately? (Forgive me, dad - but things are different now...)

See my post #43..Ford is the most gay friendly auto co after Subaru #1 and VW #2...

45 posted on 06/21/2012 6:42:22 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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What in the hell is a “gay friendly car???”

A 2012 Rumpranger?

46 posted on 06/21/2012 6:49:52 AM PDT by 4yearlurker (No matter who you elect,the government eventually gets in.)
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To: kevcol

Another great marketing move!

Like New Coke.

Like Adidas Shackle shoes.

Like the JC Penny queer catalog.

Like Barack Obama as the healer of racial differences.


47 posted on 06/21/2012 6:50:10 AM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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To: Iron Munro

...Meanwhile, Hyundai continues to focus on product advancement and market expansion...


48 posted on 06/21/2012 6:52:10 AM PDT by KingOfVagabonds
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To: kevcol

Here’s the address to “Government Motors”:

General Motors
P.O. Box 33170
Detroit, MI 48232-5170


49 posted on 06/21/2012 6:54:28 AM PDT by Snow Eagle ("... Against all enemies, foreign AND DOMESTIC")
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To: 4yearlurker
What in the hell is a “gay friendly car???”

Faggot's dream car:


50 posted on 06/21/2012 7:01:10 AM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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