Ed Team

Time for the Religious Right to Get Serious

Filed By Ed Team | July 14, 2005 10:42 AM | comments

Filed in: Fundie Watch, Media

Today's post from Micah Clark's American Family Association of Indiana leads off with the headline "Making Sure Your Money Does Not Undermine Your Values." The religious right has often advocated using their purchasing might to put the squeeze on companies who condone the "homosexual lifestyle," and have threatened, or in some cases actually conducted, boycotts of companies in order to make their point.

I think it's time they got serious about this.

Micah, if you're typing those AFA posts on a computer running Microsoft Windows, that's got to go. Microsoft offers domestic partner benefits and has a long history as a gay-friendly company (some recent BS aside), so I'm sorry to inform you that you're supporting the "homosexual agenda" every time you boot up. Guess you'd better switch to a Mac...uh-oh, damn, I mean darn, Apple has DP benefits too!

There's always Linux, although I've heard that all kinds of fruitcakes have worked on that operating system. At least it's free, so you're not spending your good Christian money with sinners. Just make sure you don't put it on a Dell, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, or Gateway, because they also offer domestic benefits to same-sex couples.

And if you do manage to find a computer manufacturer who doesn't condone this wickedness, make sure you don't buy your machine from Best Buy, Circuit City, or Office Depot. You guessed it: domestic partner benefits.

Maybe you can find a source online, just make sure it's not Amazon.com (yes, them too), and of course, you'll not want to ship it with any companies who support the homosexual agenda, so you can strike UPS or Federal Express (FedEx co-sponsored the "We Are Family" school project that got your panties in such a knot).

You could always have it shipped via the US Postal Service, but unfortunately, they too have a firm written policy that gives "special rights" to "homosexuals and cross-dressers."

Well, Micah, it seems getting your emails out without undermining your values is going to be pretty tough. Maybe you would be better off not using a computer at all just to be safe. I think I'll be okay without getting your weekly drivel, and think of all the money you'll save without having to deal with computer equipment.

Just make sure you don't keep it at Bank One, Citizens, Fifth Third, Key, National City, People's, Regions, or Union Planters.

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DATE: 7/14/2005 12:51:04 PM

lets hope they all have perfect health and have no need for medication because Lilly was the final pharmaceutical company to offer DP benefits.