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  • Apple’s VP of Diversity To Leave After Apologizing For Saying White Men Can Be Diverse

    11/20/2017 7:59:08 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 25 replies
    MRC TV ^ | November 20, 2017 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    Apple’s vice president of diversity and inclusion will be stepping down at the end of the year after outrage over comments she made claiming white men can still bring diverse viewpoints to the workplace. According to Quartz, at the One Young World Summit in October, Denise Young Smith spoke about her efforts to increase diversity at Apple. Instead of saying she specifically tries to recruit people based on their race and gender, Young Smith said, “I focus on everyone.” “Diversity is the human experience. I get a little bit frustrated when diversity or the term diversity is tagged to the...
  • What to do about RINO sabotage of Trump

    04/28/2017 6:37:49 AM PDT · by topher · 18 replies
    28-April-2017 | Vanity
    The Freedom Caucus is onboard these days in helping with Obamacare. Then there is the problem of funding for the Border Wall with Mexico as well as other issues. In defense of some legislators, some Republicans have been fiercely attacked in Towh Hall meetings, though some of this may be by PAID PROTESTORS. At the time of the American Revolution, there was a saying (which is still true): we shall all hang together or we shall all hang separately. What to do about these weak kneed legislators? One thing is to have secret meetings, for example, at a Trump hotel...
  • It's time to bring back Ideological exclusion

    01/02/2017 8:03:08 AM PST · by mainestategop · 3 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball
    Back from vacation for the holidays and New Years, I've been watching some videos by Pastor Mark Dice from California, he has been doing fake petitions in universities and in Oceanside Beach which is located north of San Diego. These petitions include banning guns and having registered gun owners put in prisons or concentration camps. Also there are petitions making post birth abortions legal, making incest legal, making Karl Marx a candidate for the Democratic party or mandatory euthanasia for the elderly. The majority of of the signers are young naive liberals and marxists of course and your typical California...
  • Pope Francis: The Christian Includes; Pharisees Exclude

    11/08/2015 4:18:38 PM PST · by BlessedBeGod · 32 replies
    Vatican Radio ^ | November 5, 2015 | Pope Francis
    The Christian includes, he does not close the door to anyone, even if this provokes resistance. He who excludes, because he believes himself to be better, generates conflicts and divisions, and does not consider the fact that "we shall all stand before the judgment seat of God." That was the message of Pope Francis during Thursday morning's Mass at Casa Santa Marta. The attitude of Christ is to include In the Letter to the Romans, Saint Paul exhorts us not to judge and not to despise our brothers, because, the Pope said, this leads to excluding them from "our little...
  • Archbishop Cordileone – singled out for exclusion?

    09/18/2015 5:32:31 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 5 replies
    California Catholic Daily ^ | 9/17/15 | California Catholic Daily
    The only one chosen by US bishops to attend synod who was not invited by Rome The following comes from a Sept. 15 posting on Rorate Caeli. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco is not only a known “culture warrior” but is also the Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage. Not surprisingly, he was elected by his fellow US bishops in November 2014 as one of two “alternates” for the four USCCB delegates to the Synod of 2015. The other alternate was Blase Cupich, at that time the Archbishop-elect of...
  • Should atheists who refuse to say ‘so help me God’ be excluded from the Air Force?

    09/11/2014 10:02:23 AM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 47 replies
    The Volokh Conspiracy ^ | September 8, 2014 | Eugene Volokh
    The Stephen Losey (Air Force Times) reports (see also the American Humanist Association’s letter to the Air Force Inspector General): An atheist airman at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada was denied reenlistment last month for refusing to take an oath containing “so help me God,” the American Humanist Association said Thursday…. Air Force Instruction 36-2606 spells out the active-duty oath of enlistment, which all airmen must take when they enlist or reenlist and ends with “so help me God.” The old version of that AFI included an exception: “Note: Airmen may omit the words ‘so help me God,’ if...
  • Republican Jewish Coalition Bars Ron Paul From Presidential Debate

    12/02/2011 1:35:29 PM PST · by STD · 22 replies · 1+ views
    Reason Magazine ^ | 12/01/11 | Reason
    On Wednesday, Dec. 7, the Republican Jewish Coalition will host a presidential-candidates forum featuring Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, and Rick Santorum. Not invited is the GOP candidate currently polling around third in New Hampshire and second in Iowa: Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas). The explanation: Paul was not invited to attend the RJC's candidates forum because the organization - as it has stated numerous times in the past - "rejects his misguided and extreme views," said [RJC Executive Director Matt] Brooks.
  • Brazil Jews decry 'exclusion' from college entrance exam

    11/28/2009 7:13:28 PM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies · 726+ views
    HaAretz ^ | 11/28/09 | Cnaan Liphshiz
    Brazilian Jewish teenagers this week protested what they called their "exclusion" from a national exam for high school graduates set to take place on Shabbat, after a Brazilian court said providing Jews with an alternative date would "undermine equality." "In some areas in Brazil, such a Rio de Janeiro, observant Jewish students cannot apply to some of the leading universities," said Alex Kingel, 17, from Sao Paulo, who will not be taking the test. Kingel explained that because Rio de Janeiro's leading university is a federal one - funded by the central government - applicants must take the test, known...
  • Bosnia Jew Sues for Exclusion from Top Gov't Position

    06/03/2009 8:01:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 245+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 6/3/09 | Maayana Miskin
    ( Bosnian citizens Jakob Finci and Dervo Sejdic, the first a Jew and the second an ethnic Roma, are suing their country for discrimination. The two will bring Bosnia before the European Court of Human Rights on Wednesday for barring minorities from top government positions.
  • Christian law group loses fight with Hastings

    03/17/2009 7:14:24 PM PDT · by thecodont · 23 replies · 926+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle / ^ | Tuesday, March 17, 2009 | Bob Egelko, Chronicle Staff Writer
    (03-17) 16:51 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- UC Hastings College of the Law can deny recognition and funding to a Christian student group because it excludes gays, lesbians and non-Christians, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The San Francisco law school is entitled to require official student organizations to "accept all comers as members, even if those individuals disagree with the mission of the group," the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. It said the school's policy is "viewpoint-neutral" and does not violate the rights of theChristian Legal Society. The brief ruling cited the court's decision last year allowing a...
  • Asking the White Guys: Don't Try This at Home (Diversistas again)

    06/07/2008 7:04:31 PM PDT · by flowerplough · 65 replies · 401+ views
    DiversityInc ^ | 5 June | Luke Visconti
    Question: I lead the diversity and inclusion function and we have 12 regional diversity councils that we bring together at a summit once a year. This year we are having a segment called "Ask the White Guys." Our objective is to include the white guy in the diversity conversation. Any suggestions or things we ought to think about as we moderate this segment? Answer: I suggest you not do this. Diversity management is a disciplined business subject that, properly implemented, drives productivity, innovation, profitability and sustainability. It does not mean that people have an open license to sound off on...
  • Men with high voices barred from Spain's Civil Guard: report

    06/03/2008 2:33:31 PM PDT · by Dawnsblood · 10 replies · 187+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 6/3/08
    Medical experts are urging Spain's government to revise the list of reasons for exclusion from the Civil Guard police force, which for men include having a high-pitched voice or just one testicle, a newspaper said Tuesday. Candidates who suffer from psoriasis, stuttering, diabetes, migraine or sexually transmitted diseases can also be rejected, according to the requirements for joining the paramilitary force, El Pais said. "It is possible to reject a candidate with a benign tumour, a scar or a deformity that affects his looks," said El Pais. "Lacking genitals or speaking with a high voice can also be an insurmountable...
  • RNC head denies party's responsibility to electorate for primary election process.

    02/05/2008 4:32:25 AM PST · by kindred · 8 replies · 319+ views
    America's Revival ^ | January 9, 2008 | unknown
    January 9, 2008 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Monday, Stephen Stone, CEO of Alan Keyes for President, met with Republican National Committee Chairman Mike Duncan to discuss "evidence of deception by the Iowa Republican Party with regard to the recent caucuses." Stone delivered a letter that described the campaign's allegations against Iowa GOP officials. According to Stone, the state party's behavior in the caucuses "disenfranchises voters" and appears to have "violated the election laws." Among the facts outlined by Stone: State party leaders gave precinct chairs a "suggested ballot" of presidential candidates that was used to guide caucus-goers in the nominating and...
  • Boy banned from school's festive [Christmas] party for having no belief in God

    12/22/2007 2:41:44 PM PST · by Lorianne · 206 replies · 365+ views
    Scotsman ^ | 22nd December 2007 | Stuart Patterson
    A NINE-YEAR-OLD boy was banned from his school Christmas party because he does not believe in God. Douglas Stewart was asked to stay at home while his classmates were treated to jelly and ice-cream, followed by a visit from Santa and presents. Douglas's mother, Dawn Riddell, was informed that he was unwelcome at the celebration because she had withdrawn him from religious education classes at Cluny Primary School, in Buckie, Banffshire, earlier in the school term. Ms Riddell, 38, said the headteacher, Ian Davidson,had told her that as the youngster had no interest in religion, he could not celebrate the...
  • Florida GOP excludes Alan Keyes from Orlando debate

    10/19/2007 3:48:29 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 67 replies · 116+ views ^ | 19 October 2007
    Florida GOP excludes Alan Keyes from Orlando debate Uses non-existent polling data as requirement October 19, 2007 Des Moines, IA — In what he called "a major abuse of the electoral process," former Reagan administration diplomat and long-time national conservative activist Alan Keyes has been blocked by the Florida GOP from participating in Sunday's Fox News presidential debate in Orlando. The Florida party used a 1% or better showing in polls from three of six polling firms as their criterion for inclusion in the event, even though none of the selected polling firms included Keyes, the latest entry in the...
  • Christians are Jews' best friends

    08/12/2006 1:09:21 PM PDT · by GMMAC · 58 replies · 1,274+ views
    Toronto Sun (Canada) ^ | Sat, August 12, 2006 | MICHAEL COREN
    Christians are Jews' best friends Toronto Sun Sat, August 12, 2006 By MICHAEL COREN One of the most difficult things about spending time in Israel is returning home, as I did two weeks ago. As dangerous as life might be in the Jewish state at the moment, daily existence is layered in significance. Then it's back to North America, where the trivial is made to seem profound. I refer to Mel Gibson's drunken stupidity when he made various repugnant comments about Jewish people. As a Roman Catholic with three Jewish grandparents, and someone who worries every day about the...
  • President of General Assembly Defends Exclusion of Pro-Life Groups

    08/05/2005 5:41:52 AM PDT · by AliVeritas · 167+ views ^ | Aug 4, 2005 | C-FAM
    The President of the UN General Assembly has responded to complaints from the US Mission that conservative and pro-life NGOs were excluded from recent consultations with the General Assembly in preparation for the upcoming Millennium Development Summit. In a letter sent to the former acting US Ambassador to the UN, Anne Patterson, and obtained by the Friday Fax, Jean Ping denied that pro-life or conservative organizations were denied entry to the hearings on the basis of their beliefs. In the letter, dated July 29, Ping said that "after a thorough review" he had determined that "to my knowledge the selection...
  • Democrats: Party of EXclusion

    02/18/2005 8:14:43 AM PST · by SketchMD · 3 replies · 243+ views
    Technosailor ^ | 2/18/2005 | SketchMD
    Two opposing sites speak to the interests of the fringes (mostly) on both sides of the political spectrum. They are counterparts to one another. These sites are grassroots and the opinions and discussions are raw and unadulterdated...not the sanitized news on the networks. Let me point out an ironic difference between the user agreement for Democratic Underground, the unofficial home of "the party of inclusion" and , where those damn, bigoted Republicans hole up. :) From Free Republic (emphasis mine): Broadly stated, the goals of this site are to further conservatism, expose political corruption, and recover a truly constitutional form...
  • The Danger of Pseudo-Transformation vs. Authentic Christian Spirituality

    01/11/2005 9:09:32 AM PST · by Choose Ye This Day · 12 replies · 330+ views
    The Life You've Always Wanted ^ | 1997 | John Ortberg
    “'Spirituality' wrongly understood or pursued is a major source of human misery and rebellion against God.” --Dallas Willard. Most of us want to be changed, to become more like Christ. But is it happening? According to a Gallup poll, nine of ten Americans say they pray daily, and 84 million Americans almost a third of the population say they have made a personal commitment to Christ as Savior. But as William Iverson writes, "A pound of meat would surely be affected by a quarter pound of salt. If this is real Christianity, the 'salt of the earth,' where is the...
  • Spies in Church Pews: The New Strategy of the Left

    07/27/2004 3:51:09 AM PDT · by dnmore · 9 replies · 991+ views
    Liberal groups are seeking to intimidate churches and pastors that take stands on public policy issues. Americans United for Separation of Church and State has filed 50 complaints in the past decade urging the IRS to deny tax-exempt status to particular churches and ministries. Additionally, a local group in the Kansas City area is actually sending spies to church services in an attempt to catch pastors engaging in prohibited political activities.