‘An American nightmare’: Glenn reacts to the resignation of Mozilla CEO over support of Prop 8

After several weeks of public outcry over his support of traditional marriage, newly minted Mozilla Corporation CEO Brendan Eich has succumbed to the pressure and chosen to resign. Eich, who was promoted from CTO to CEO last month, came under fire for a $1,000 donation he made in support of California’s Proposition 8, a 2008 ballot proposition defining marriage as being between one man and one woman.

The controversy surrounding Eich’s promotion hit a fever pitch when the popular dating site OkCupid encouraged its users to avoid accessing the site through Mozilla Firefox free browser. As TheBlaze reported, upon reaching the OkCupid website, Firefox users were greeted with a letter that chastises Eich’s stance on same-sex marriage and urges Firefox users to use another browser:

cupid-493x620Photo Credit: Screen shot of letter posted by OkCupid

While Eich initially vowed to weather the storm, publishing a statement on March 26 that detailed Mozilla’s devotion to diversity, the pressure from outside forces clearly took its toll.

On Thursday, Mozilla announced Eich’s resignation in a blog post:

Brendan Eich has chosen to step down from his role as CEO. He’s made this decision for Mozilla and our community. Mozilla believes both in equality and freedom of speech. Equality is necessary for meaningful speech. And you need free speech to fight for equality. Figuring out how to stand for both at the same time can be hard.

Our organizational culture reflects diversity and inclusiveness. We welcome contributions from everyone regardless of age, culture, ethnicity, gender, gender-identity, language, race, sexual orientation, geographical location and religious views. Mozilla supports equality for all.

Read the full post HERE.

On radio this morning, Glenn delivered an impassioned monologue in which he explained why Eich’s resignation represents “an American nightmare.” The only thing Eich is guilty of is exercising his First Amendment right to free speech, and in allowing Eich to resign amidst this faux-outrage, Mozilla has proven itself to be the antithesis of the “diverse” and “inclusive” company it claims to be.

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“We say: We hold this truth to be self-evident, that I am an individual, and I can say and believe what I want and so can they. We’ll disagree, but no one, especially the government, can stop that because freedom of speech is one of our deeply held beliefs. And freedom of speech only needs to be protected because it’s hard,” Glenn explained. “People are going to say things that you disagree with… We do it every day, and we don’t lose our jobs over it. But when somebody openly disagrees with same-sex marriage, they often lose everything. The most recent example of this case is the Mozilla Firefox web browser’s CEO Brendan Eich… He donated $1,000 to a political cause – something he believed in – six years ago, and he lost his job over it.”

According to its mission statement, Mozilla claims itself to be “a global community of technologists, thinkers and builders working together to keep the Internet alive and accessible, so people worldwide can be informed contributors and creators of the Web.” In not standing by Eich and his freedom to express his beliefs, Mozilla seems to have acted against the very mission it claims to be fighting for.

While it would “never happened,” Glenn believes Mozilla would have been better served releasing the following statement:

We support the Constitutional rights of all of our employees to express themselves politically without the fear of retribution. This is America, and the first principle of this nation is that right of expression. While we disagree with Mr. Eich’s stance, we support his right to be true to the dictates of his conscience and support the rights of everyone in the homosexual community to vehemently disagree with Mr. Eich. We wish you well in the fight for same-sex marriage rights. We will not, however, cave in to the un-American attempt to squash free political thought, expression, and political viewpoints no matter who’s behind the effort.

“They will never ever release that,” Glenn said disgusted.

So what happens next? Progressives succeeded in ousting Eich, but what is the end game? 7.1 million Californians supported Proposition 8 with their money and with their vote. Will they be hunted down and hung out to dry as well?

“Is this truly what we want? Is there no shame,” Glenn asked. “We’re talking about the basic fundamental principles that all men are created equal – not in special favored groups, equal – and they’re endowed by their creator with rights that nobody can take away… Those are the uniting principles. Gay, straight, black, white, nobody wants hatred. Nobody wants mob rule. Because in the end, we’re all sitting in our house saying, ‘Kids, get away from the window.’ That’s not America.”

  • Anonymous

    The tolerant tolerate intolerance. The intolerant tolerate nothing.

  • Anonymous

    Isn’t liberal tolerance a wonderful thing!

  • Anonymous

    The left is extremely tolerant, as long as you agree with them 100% and do whatever they say. Otherwise, they will do everything they can to destroy you.

  • Anonymous

    I’m sorry to hear this man resigned.
    There are those who believe homosexuals should be permitted to marry. There are those who believe the opposite. Regardless of where one stands on the issue, they should be permitted to have their views.

    Those who force their homosexual viewpoint on others through this terrorism they use are the intolerant ones. Does their intolerance earn them the title of “Regliophobia?” After all they call anyone who disagrees with them “Homophobic.”

    So very sad to see bullies and terrorists win.

  • Steve

    I hope he sues the for violating his free political and religious speech.

  • Anonymous

    Really. Really???!!! STOP the suing!!! It does NO good.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t think Eich should have to resign, but if he doesn’t reflect the values of the organization and it effects the business, the business has just as much right to make a change to the face of the company as Elch has to his opinion.

  • Anonymous

    Well, Glenn, this is now America. Thank Barack Obama, liberals and leftist, all the thoughtless, ignorant and stupid people who put him in the White House, for creating descent into a growing nightmare. Rejection of old, established values base upon Judeo-Christian beliefs is the primary problem and until, or unless, that is restored you can say goodbye to the once great United States.
    Rob Porter

  • AG Dot Com!

    Consider what you just said. You just said “Eich shouldn’t have to resign, but the company should be able to force him to resign if he doesn’t hold a specific, rigid set of beliefs in line with what the company believes”. Ergo, anyone may be fired at any time if they do not toe a specific line arbitrarily set by (in this case) an utterly intolerant extremely small minority group.

  • Jim

    Its really to bad that when it comes to ISP’s and search engines there arent any companies out out there that have a strong moral value anymore.

  • Anonymous

    Time to boycott Firefox and OKCupid – not that I would have used their services anyway.

  • Anonymous

    Well Firefox, it’s been good all these years, thanks for the memories! Mozilla, maybe you can find your solace catering to that 2%, your tolerance of choice is overwhelming!

  • Anonymous

    It’s so sad that people won’t stand up and defend these types of things. They just take the easy route and bail. This is just so so sad. That’s why this country is going down the toilet. People gave their lives to defend this country and our rights and these folks can’t even take a little criticism before they turn around and throw in the towel. I guess a little criticism is just too tough for them.

  • Boo2

    You said it right there, AG Dot,
    ( “….an utterly intolerant extremely small minority group.”
    I’m sick of their major BS!

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72EnfFysPFE Connor

    But is is we Conservatives that want a police state.

  • Anonymous

    I disagree. Suing is appropriate and demanded to aim the target on both Gays and Mozilla for their intolerance and disgusting violation fo this man’s civil rights..

  • NC_conservative

    Can anyone recommend a browser made by a company that actually supports free speech? I have always been a big fan of Firefox (using it right now), but their lack of support for Eich in this instance demonstrates a complete lack of tolerance for different points of view. Frankly, Eich’s donation to support Prop 8 is no one’s business but his own. Also, it is ridiculous how someone’s support of traditional marriage somehow means they are out to prevent non-traditional relationships as the OKCupid website claims is the case with Eich. Simply believing in and supporting traditional marriage does not mean you hate homosexuals!

  • Boo2

    You said it Jim! …” there arent any companies out out there that have a strong moral value anymore.” And we can thank Mad Maddie O’Hare!

  • Anonymous

    Eich’s personal donation to an organization he supports, shouldn’t be a deciding factor in his employment with a company, neither should someones sexual preference be a deciding factor in their employment with a company. Did he personally volunteer the information of his donation? or did a disgruntled employee seek out the information to take him down?
    Just curious how this all even made headline news.

  • Anonymous

    Do a search for browsers, there are quite a few. Safari is Apple’s browser that works on MS, but there’s politics there too, think NSA. Chrome is Google’s answer, but it’s tied to NSA also. Duckduckgo is a search engine that doesn’t keep track of you but it’s search results leaves a lot to be desired.

  • Anonymous

    Very well thought out comment and response IMHO. It is a gray area … first of all, I am glad govt did not overtly play a role in this. I am guessing OKCupid is a gay site and thus a site reasonably consistent in putting ideology over business (unlike Apple for instance who does this and frustrates their stockHolders by doing so). I do believe that if I own a business and one of my employees takes a position that has a notable negative impact on company bottom line … that I have the option to terminate that employee. At the same time, as a business owner, since OKCupid is probably < 1% of Mozilla usage, I would more likely politely tell them where to stick it … but I believe most businesses "did build that" … and should have the option of who attain and retain.

  • Anonymous

    What’s so ridiculous about that letter from OKCupid is that this letter states that he is opposed to equal rights for gay couples. That’s not what he’s against. He disagrees with marriage between two men and two women. Also, it says that 8% of the relationships they work so hard to put together would be illegal. That’s another false statement. A relationship between two men and two women is just that, a relationship. It is not necessarily marriage. Also, OKCupid does not CREATE love. They try to bring people together and where it goes from there is created by the two people. They just want to create profit.

  • Ercole Gaudioso

    Mozilla, another gutless entity doing to Eich, what NPA did to Juan Williams. I hope Eich does as well as Williams.

  • Populist democrat

    When is Glenn Beck going to react to the lawsuit that’s been filed against him in a Boston court? Abdulrahman stood up to the sleazy defamation of character that defines Beck’s style.

  • AG Dot Com!

    Mozilla very likely could have made this a non-issue by simply letting the GayStapo make their noise, and ignoring them. As near as I have been able to calculate, the homosexual population of the US is about 2-3% of overall population, and the GayStapo constitutes approximately 2-3% of that. Ergo, we are being subjected to the will of roughly 0.03% of the population. Why?

    Also, for anyone who jumps on my math, you’ll note I used words like “about”, and “roughly”. This is not a scientific calculation here – it is a rough estimate. Go jump in a lake.

  • Ray S

    I wonder what donations (if any) from okcupid go toward causes that would upset the majority of it’s user base (straight men & women)?

  • AG Dot Com!

    The GayStapo made sure it made the news.

  • Fat Lip

    Your being tricked i’m out ! later Disqus

  • Jes4Irish

    California passed a law stating that any contribution over $100 to a cause can be published for public review. He made the $1,000 contribution four years ago. Yet another tactic that precludes freedom of opinion. The militant left can now legally stalk you and try to ruin your livelihood based on contributions you make to causes you support.

  • Matthew Dance

    The least political out of the bunch is Opera. Good browser. http://www.opera.com/

  • Tom Musso

    What values? The values of denying a person their freedom of speech and expression? Where in the employee handbook does it say you can’t donate money to causes you believe in? This is not about values, it is about hypocrisy and kowtowing to pressure.

  • Anonymous

    In answer to Beck’s question at the end about “what’s next?” will Californian’s be hunted down? Well in 2008 we had “Yes on 8″ yard signs stolen from our yard, bumper stickers taken off our car and I personally was flipped off on two separate occasions along with personal intimidation by a young couple that followed me down the street in their car taking pictures of my license plate and yelling at me for the sticker on my car. So much for tolerance!

  • Anonymous

    I stand with Eich “one man, one woman.” And also with Beck’s constitutional stance allowing us “freedom of choice.” I only know what the Bible says, that homosexuality is not a “lifestyle” it is a “sin” just like “those who are haters of God, insolent, envy, murder, strife, arrogant, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents…without understanding, untrustworthy, unloving, unmerciful; and although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only do the same but also give hearty approval to those who practice them.” Rom 1:30-32. Otherwise, just as when I practiced those sins before accepting the blood of Jesus to cover my numerous sins but am now freed from those sins (PTL), they too must acknowledge their sin, repent, and TURN from the practice. An alcoholic will always be an alcoholic, but can refuse to drink any longer and be freed from those chains that hold him/her. The same is true of homosexuality, lying, murder, etc — You can choose not to act on that sin. “that if you confess with your mouth Jesus is Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you shall be saved; with the heart man believes, resulting in righteousness, and with the mouth he confesses, resulting in salvation.” Rom 10:9…..And “….God did not send the Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world should be saved through Him.” John 3:17 And so the EASTER STORY !! Happy Easter to all Sinners and Reformed Sinners such as I.

  • Anonymous

    Tolerance = Conservatives need to sit down and shut up.
    Tolerance = Strong support of homosexuals, cross-dressers, and Islam (Ironically, Islam is very INtolerant)

    FWIW, Christians were never called to be tolerant. The Bible says we are to be crucified with Christ, we are to be disciples, we are to submit like servants to God’s commands.

  • Anonymous

    What’s really interesting is that adultery is frowned upon by our society and is a matter for courts quite often. If our society decided that adulterers were born that way and we should accept them, would their behavior suddenly be “normal” and “beautiful”? What about pedophiles?

    The point is, homosexuals are accepted because society SAYS they are. Later, society may “change its mind”. You have no standard there; just the whim of society at large.

  • Anonymous

    Not so long ago Bob Hope joked:

    “I just flew in from California where the state government recently legalized homosexuality. I’m glad I got out of there before they make it mandatory.”

    It won’t be long now…

  • Populist democrat

    “Is there no shame,” Glenn asked.

    How ironic, coming from a shameless liar. Remember when Beck said, “Our sacred honor. It’s about the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.” Then he lied about holding a document “in my hands.” Honor? Not so much.

    Monday, the lie, “Forget about the fact that methane emissions are at all time lows….” was conveyed on this site. That, too, was complete BS.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Methane.jpg

  • Anonymous

    C’mon people! We’re supposed to EMBRACE DIVERSITY…and that means giving equal rights to gays……and liberals…..and transgendered……and Islamic extremists…..and everyone else with a left-leaning agenda. Unfortunately, these days diversity does NOT include conservatives or individuals with strongly-felt Judeo-Christian values. If you’re not Left, you’re wrong. I’ve felt the sand shifting from underneath my feet for a long time…soon the undertow will carry away all the freedoms we once, as a nation, held dear.

  • Anonymous

    And they want to feel super-virtuous, but all they’ve done is corrupt the values they claim to support.

    What so many fail to recognize is that today it’s speech about traditional marriage that is being bullied and quashed. If they somehow think that’s anywhere close to where the speech/expression storm troopers will stop, they’re complete saps, ignorant of everything but their small, small, small world view..

  • Anonymous

    My question is if he can sue those who produced the list of proposition 8 donors that cost him his job.

  • Anonymous

    Yes it is called “DuckDuckGo” I am serious. They do not track their users nor sell anything to anyone. Try it!

  • mudslide

    You sure read a lot of articles from someone you call a liar.

  • Anonymous

    Yes it is called “DuckDuckGo” I am serious. They do not track their users nor sell anything to anyone. Try it it is really a good search engine at least.

  • Anonymous

    It should be illegal to release to the public the names of people who donate to political causes for just this reason.

  • Steve Leitelt

    Go with Chrome, Google also has started encrypting practically everything.

  • Populist democrat

    It’s called fact checking.

  • mudslide

    And?
    You call it whatever you want…

  • Anonymous

    Yes, but the way the media, particularly TV and film, hype gay issues and themes, it is not unreasonable to assume that the portion of the population that is gay is significantly higher.

    In fact, a recent Gallup poll asking respondents to estimate the percentage of the US population that is gay came up with an average figure of 25%.

    http://www.gallup.com/poll/147824/adults-estimate-americans-gay-lesbian.aspx

    You need to understand that is a feature, not a bug. The “activists” won’t crack a smile until the estimate hits 50%+.

  • Chloe Rowles

    He shouldn’t have resigned, he should have made them fire him, so he could sue. And yes, he should sue; he was let go for practicing his free speech about religious beliefs.

  • Anonymous

    Kowtowing.

    That, in fact, is the perfect word to describe what’s happening.

  • Anonymous

    Never heard of “DuckDuckGo”, but it gave me a smile. The clowns of whom I spoke are devoid of true values. Oh sure, they talk about ‘values’ but these ‘values’ are simply baseless, imbecilic transient ideas that change with each new social fad – or gentle breeze. Simple consideration to the human anatomy should tell even a complete fool what was intended for male and female, but they are too stupid to work even that out. And then we have the ‘political correctness’ phenomenon that reduces individuals to a state of imbecility in which logic doesn’t even feature. If only we could tell the halfwits and cowards at Mozilla!
    Rob

  • mattrocs625952

    Its funny, the Constitution almost didn’t become a thing because there were not “natural rights” of humans included in it that protected the people from their government. Because of that, the bill of rights was added so that the government could never take away said rights and our government was allowed to form and not be altered to something else solely due to this but I guess writing it on one of the most important documents in American history just wasn’t enough.

  • Anonymous

    I love the “tolerance” of the left. As long as you agree with them you are just the best thing on earth — but the minute you start thinking for yourself and DISagreeing with them, you better look out because they WILL destroy you if at all possible. I wish this man would have stood his ground. I understand why he didn’t. A lot of folks think it’s just not worth the trouble to stand and fight for your beliefs, but that’s exactly why we’re in this mess now. I am as friendly as they come. I will treat ANYBODY with all the respect they have due them, but I will NOT compromise my principles and beliefs. It’s okay with me if some folks don’t like it. I DON’T CARE.

  • Tantalus XVI

    You’ll never know… ;) call them out for “racism” as many of their data sets echo racist stereotypes. Nobody likes the black girls on the site, or messages them. Theres a start.

  • Anonymous

    Let me try this again. This issue is not about gay marriage, it’s about freedom of speech. There are many things that are done and said, on television and elsewhere, that are offensive to my beliefs and my morals. However, I have to put up with them because our government and society say that they are free speech. Fortunately, I have the freedom to change the channel. But no one is staying up nights worrying about whether they have offended my sensibilities, so why can’t Mr. Eich exercise his right to free speech? He was not being cruel to anyone, he was not refusing to hire a gay person, he was not threatening anyone. He was just exercising his right to express his opinion. I know that liberal people think that it’s a good idea to prevent people who disagree with them from exercising their right to dissent, but I think that they need to remember that suppressing freedom of speech is a slippery slope that can affect people on both sides of the aisle.

  • Anonymous

    Your numbers are probably pretty accurate as I do know numerous gays who are not in any way activists … and many nonGays who are gay activists (POTUS and FLOTUS among them). But as a business owner, if 25% of the people can be raised to boycott my business by .06% … I do have to keep that in mind.

  • Forrest Carlton Lackey

    I can respect that argument, but only because it would kind of lower us to the level of whiney liberals who get very sue happy and fire lawsuits against people like a wizard casting magic spells at his enemies.
    In other words, I know sueing probably wouldn’t work, but it would be awesomely hilarious if it did. Not for the fact of liberals and/or gays losing money, but just to send a message that this crap has to stop and THEY ARE becoming what they hate. Intolerant thought police.

  • Forrest Carlton Lackey

    Apparently, a little bit of criticism is too much for the left, also…they just know how to guilt and sue people into submission.

  • AG Dot Com!

    I am not in the business of assumption, mon cherie. I am in the business of analysis. Yes, the homosexual community has worked its proverbial derriere off to convince the public that the homosexual population is much larger, and therefore much more “important” than it is, but public perception and reality seldom match up, n’cest pas?

    The fact remains: somewhere around 0.03% of the population is exerting a level of control over the rest of the population that alarmingly resembles tactics used by the Third Reich and other vicious socialist dictatorships.

  • AG Dot Com!

    … and it is a terrible pity that the Jews, Catholics, and others didn’t take that 0.06% into account back in 1930s Germany, if you follow me….

  • Chloe Rowles

    Most Christians believe that marriage is between a man and a woman, in fact, most (if not all) societies have believed this for a couple thousand years. The fact that there is a recent move to extend that privilege to Gays in a CIVIL ceremony, in NO way means that Christians have to agree that it is right. (BTW, Muslims condone killing gays! They would never get away with this in a Muslim country). They/we will obey the laws, but society can’t demand that they/we think, speak, and vote, in agreement with them. This wasn’t expressed on the job, it was in his private life. It is a difference of religious beliefs, and we still have religious freedom in this country. NO! They certainly shouldn’t lose their job over it; just as Gays shouldn’t lose their jobs for being Gay; both are unconstitutional! Next the Gays will try to outlaw any religion that teaches that homosexuality is wrong. Political correctness has gone too far with some companies, who should remain mute on what their employees do in their personal life.

  • theelviscerator

    This is BS.

  • Eddie

    a good private search engine is “StartPage” very private an secure.
    I am getting really tired of these bastards if they do not like it they attack you….are they telling us something…we must start fighting back economically, financially etc.

    I believe in the marriage of a man and woman….period.

  • Eddie

    StartPage is a very secure and private search engine.

  • AG Dot Com!

    Methane emissions (anthropogenic) and methane concentrations are two very different things. Additionally, your data appears to be capped at 2011. Inconvenient. You are in such a hurry to disprove Mr. Beck (whom I do not always agree with on a great many things) that you have stepped in it.

    How very typically liberal of you.

  • AG Dot Com!

    Then present some factual data, instead of an outdated chart of overall concentrations rather than emissions – they are, you know, two different measurements…

  • Jason Johnson

    No. He can’t. all that’s public record. How do you not know this?

  • Jason Johnson

    He resigned. He can’t sue.

  • willijo

    It’s a sad day in this land of the free (or so I’m told we’re free) that we can’t voice our opinion without retribution. In the last days…………….. .

  • Jason Johnson

    Are you serious? – So you don’t want to know how funds political causes, because one brotha lost his job once?

  • Anonymous

    So Glenn you decide who is being threatening????? Who made you judge and jury? Sometimes you speak out both sides of your mouth.

  • Anonymous

    America is in to the Mat. 24:9 time period. Doing the right thing always caused hurt feelings, laughing or dismissal but now it will cause persecution and possible death. This is God’s test separating hearers of the word from the doers.

  • Anonymous

    I noticed the chicken Mitchell something or other who wrote the official Mozilla blogpost on this matter was really chicken because there aren’t any comments allowed on the post. She certainly would have gotten an earful from those concerned about free speech and the right to hold religious beliefs, etc. How could she possibly say the company supports contributions from all religious views? And the fact is, he didn’t even state any opinion publicly and on the job. This was just OK Cupid digging up the fact that he contributed money to a proposition campaign 5 years ago.
    I once joined a “diversity committee” at my children’s school. Parents had been asked to join PTO committees at one meeting, and since I had a relative with a disability I decided to join the diversity one. I would have joined something else if I’d felt I had applicable skills or knowledge. Anyway, as I attended these diversity meetings, it was for some reason automatically assumed by the people running them that the only kind of diversity we were concerned with was gay and lesbian issues. I say this because every meeting from start to finish dealt exclusively with gay concerns and how to publicize the normalcy of the gay-parented family through photo exhibits, etc. The bizarre thing to me was no one was ever asked whether they had any other issue they wanted to talk about or other kind of diversity they wanted to promote. I was pretty timid but at one point I brought up the issue of kids with disabiities, how they were sometimes made fun of, etc. No one said anything against this of course, but it was obvious that this just wasn’t part of their agenda because zero action or further discussion on the matter ensued, as they continued to concentrate exclusively on their gay issues. It was pretty depressing to see how self-absorbed with their own single issue these people were, not focused on the kids of the school as a whole by any means.
    For further evidence on how lesbians are unfortunately too willing to quash others’ free-speech rights when they are offended, look up Ryan Sorba’s attempt at giving a speech at Smith College in 2004, I believe. There used to be a couple of astounding videos on massresistance.org recording the whole event. (What is most upsetting is that the college took no action to ensure the young man’s right to speak.) Now I have known and worked with some wonderful gay people some of whom I liked better than alot of the straight people I worked with. I judged them by their character as I do all people and therefore noticed of course that they run the gamut as all people do. I don’t consider myself a “hater” and to be honest have rather mixed feelings about gay marriage due to my religion, location, and personal beliefs. My problem is that there is indeed a powerful “gay lobby” which will run roughshod over people if they deem it helpful to their cause. And some gay people particularly men of course have ulterior motives like normalizing adult-minor relations, and normalizing gay behavior in general in the hopes of having more potential partners when the indoctrinated kids get a little older. I heard some of this stuff in a speech by the afore-mentioned Ryan Sorba which I believe was at Fitchburg State. I don’t even agree with his premise that most gays are not born gay but he was very polite and had dug up some interesting stuff and he has a right to speak, as long as he’s not advocating violence against gays or some such thing. I saw that speech on Youtube I believe, if anyone is interested.

  • George

    Rob: you don’t have to sign your posts on the internet, brother.

  • George

    Actually, Christians are called to be tolerant. It’s just that the left has perverted that word just like they’ve perverted the words justice, love and equality.

  • Mikal

    People in America should have the right to disagree and hold separate views.Why can’t a heterosexual make a choice to not endorse same-sex marriage?

  • Guest

    We are not called to be tolerant of sin and evil.

  • Deckard426

    I plan to use Firefox more than ever now.

    And, screw Google! They can’t touch my compu________________________

  • Anonymous

    Exactly! It would be hilarious if it worked. But, my ex sued me (twice) for equity money in a house he never owned or paid ANYTHING for. After only seven months of “marriage.” He didn’t get squat, but cost me tens of thousands, “just because” he wanted to fight the divorce, after I filed with the county. I’m not a “fan” of lawyers these days, yet used to think I wanted to be one. My ex is a D in R’s clothing. Shouldn’t surprise me, since he’s Jewish. BTW, my new hubby couldn’t be more wonderful!

  • Anonymous

    What?!

  • Anonymous

    I wish that the clip had extended longer to let Glenn express his point completely, that there’s a difference between a hostile environment in which gay people are present, and political speech. I think that’s a valid point. To really test his point, though, I think it’s necessary to consider how he’d feel about the CEO of a company supporting a racist political group (the Klan, for lack of a better example) and still keeping them on the payroll. Further, what if the co. released a statement saying that they believe in inclusivity, while keeping the CEO who did this. Would he see a contradiction in their actions, or would he still defend them? I think in this scenario the CEO’s actions would create an adverse environment where people would feel uncomfortable working with this person, because they would not be able to divorce his political support from what they would see as his personal views for or against them. However, I don’t equate this scenario with what Eich did. I think one can reasonably argue that they are for gay rights in the sense that they should not be treated differently by our gov’t for handling their legal affairs, and/or that they should not be discriminated against for housing, employment, etc., but not go so far as to endorse gay marriage. I don’t think they should be called a bigot for that position, since there is a principled argument in support of keeping marriage exclusively heterosexual. I’m just testing the principle which Glenn expressed that one’s political views should be separated from their personal views, and their relationship with employees.

    I don’t endorse Mozilla’s decision, but I’ll defend their right to do it. They can have whatever policy they want, and hire or fire whoever they want. That’s their right from operating in this country. I think a point that’s getting missed by Mozilla is how does Eich’s technical talent, his ability to contribute to the organization, have anything to do with his political views?

    What I suspect they care more about is the community around their product. I think this is something Glenn misses, because he’s not in the software world. Open source software, which is something in which Mozilla participates, lives and dies from technical contributions not only by its own staff, but by outside participants who use the product Mozilla maintains. I suspect what happened is that some technical contributors said they were going to stop contributing to Mozilla’s stuff if they kept Eich on as CEO. Mozilla saw that as the kiss of death, and so they got rid of him.

    I think it was boneheaded of Mozilla to promote Eich to CEO, and then hound him out of office a month later because of this “revelation.” Surely they knew about his activities back in ’08. He was Mozilla’s co-founder. Yet it seems there was nary a peep from them about it at the time. It was only when this news was broadcast that they decided he should leave. Way to keep it classy, guys.

  • Karen

    What would happen if the CEO made a donation to an organization fighting Proposition 8 and this type of letter in reverse was written by a company saying they did not like the CEO’s pro-homosexual views? And what if the CEO was made to resign by the company because of his pro-homosexual marriage views? We would never hear the end of it. The “GayStapo” (as the other commenter calls them) would go nuts. The whole thing is totally ridiculous.

  • Sargonarhes

    I already use the Firefox browser, have for years. I don’t have any gays friends, my life style doesn’t allow for it. A homophobe? No, I just hate people in general. I am an equal opportunity hater, I hate every one equally.

  • Anonymous

    Well, if you listen to some people, they’ll say we’re all born to be unfaithful by our biology, and I get a sense they excuse adultery because of this. Traditionalists would argue that this is the very reason marriage was invented, to act as an inducement to stay faithful, to support the family.

    I have seen a tendency on the Left to, on some issues, deride what is “unnatural,” and endorse what is “natural.” In other issues they do the opposite, particularly when it comes to natural rights.

    Something that religion and society explicitly try to do is create an unnatural existence, because we consider it better than what comes naturally. What our Founders did was blend the natural with the unnatural, an unnatural protection (equality) for what nature and our creator granted us.

  • Joshua Moore

    Freedom of speech is not freedom from consequences. Okcupid is a private site which expressed private views… as did the general public when they back lashed for this guy’s support of prop 8. Nothing happened here that was immoral and in no way was his first amendment violated. No matter how desperately you want to stick up for bigots Glenn.

  • Silent Political Yeoman

    Consider Edward R. Murrow. Would you say what you just said to him when he criticized McCarthy for his Communist-seeking crusade (started with great intentions but turned into a witch-hunt)? Murrow called it like it is, and as a Comm. major, I think Glenn Beck is doing the same thing as a political analyst. The truth hurts but it’s necessary.

  • Anonymous

    Methane is also part of what you do when nobody is looking. in short, if every democrat would only stop passing gas, consume everything that produces methane including livestock, no driving, no heating your house, no cooking (all that gas to get to your stove has caused methane emissions), abolish termites, wetlands, definitely not using toilets and showers (wastewaters are main contributors), no garbage disposing, any hey, not even breathing, I am sure we would be saved from methane in considerable quantities. We would be very thankful. Better for us in every possible way. And yes, I would like a villa in Hawaii along with that.

  • Vance Decker

    GOOD POINT! Always use Firefox search in order to circumvent Google Illuminati sociopaths!

  • Anonymous

    Let me rephrase. I personally don’t agree with, but respect Eich’s right to his opinion. However, he is the face of a large and important company. His views are widely publicized and therefor subject to public opinion. Mozilla was getting negative reactions from employees, developers, and customers at a critical time in its business life, i.e. transitioning from browser to mobile. The company was being distracted by controversy. Example, FOX pushed Beck out as advertisers fled his show over his controversial statements. Mozilla has the right to change its representative leader if he’s negatively effecting its business. The country’s attitude has rapidly shifted in support of gay marriage and Eich must have known the potential problem with publicity of his views.

  • Anonymous

    OK, it’s not about values. It’s about a CEO who’s controversial view is effecting the company. Mozilla was getting negative reactions from employees, developers, and customers at a critical time in its business life, i.e. transitioning from browser to mobile. The company was being distracted by controversy. That’s when I’d agree it’s time to make a change.

  • Anonymous

    Mozilla was getting negative reactions from employees, developers, and customers at a critical time in its business life. The company was being distracted by controversy and decided to make the change just like FOX pushed Beck out as advertisers fled his show over his controversial statements.

  • AG Dot Com!

    Appreciated, and I completely understand what you are getting at. My point of contention here is very clear: a very small, very radical, very vicious minority is attempting (successfully) to vilify any opinions and/or persons who do not concur 100% with their worldview. This is called “fascism”. While you are intellectually correct, the incident itself should have never, ever occurred.

  • Anonymous

    Terrorist is the best and most accurate description I’ve heard. They wanted acceptance, NOW they demand compliance with their mind(less)set.

  • Anonymous

    Beck’s not going to mention the defamation lawsuit against him. Instead Beck’s going to settle with the Saudi he wrongly accused of being a terrorist because his lawyer will tell him he’d likely loose a defamation trial. That’s just my guess.

  • Anonymous

    You demanded that a theater employee be fired because of their ‘hostile’ attitude against gays? Has he no constitutional rights to express his opinion, regardless of your opinion and attitude? As offensive as his opinion might be, the Constitution gives him the right to do so. It seems to me that you’re using the same terrorist tactics that the progressives use. Let EVERYONE express their opinion and freedom of speech, regardless of how you think. OKBeck.

  • grinnie

    Just deleted them also. Wonder if they will get the message.

  • Bill Tilghman

    This kind of bullying should never be tolerated. I have used Firefox in the past, but it is not installed on any of my computing platforms now because of my disgust with a company that would prostitute itself like this for the sake of politically correct pandering to a tiny minority. Their punitive strike against Eich told me all I need to know about this company. I will encourage my friends and family to join me in purging Mozilla software from their computers. This company deserves to pay the price of their toxic actions and join the ranks of the bankrupt entities that litter the marketplace.

  • YaqubHassan

    Where did you get the idea that “the left” was inclined to tolerate bigotry? I have never given anyone that impression, nor does anyone I associate with. If you’re a racist, a sexist, or a homophobe, I want to bullied into silence. I want you ostracized from polite society. I want your own children to hate you. I want you to die miserable and alone, with only your hate to keep you company. If you can’t understand the difference between loathing bigotry in all its forms, and hating people who never did anything to hurt anyone, and wishing an eternity of unthinkable torture for them, then you’re probably stupid enough to be a Glenn Beck fan.

  • grinnie

    Is anything non-political anymore? Good Grief!! And axe the jerks that gave someone the information that was none of ANYBODY’S business. Everyone has a skeleton in their closet, so to speak.

  • YaqubHassan

    Haha I guarantee you 99% of illiterate racists on the internet are using Internet Explorer. It’s the #1 browser among Fox viewers.

  • YaqubHassan

    Backwards Jesus freaks like you will be less than 2% one day. America can’t stay this stupid forever.

  • YaqubHassan

    Bert_1 meets all his lovers in truck stop restrooms.

  • Anonymous

    Neither of us can know the degree to which Mozilla’s business was being interrupted by this.

  • Fox

    Is there a web browser I can still use? Microsoft owns IE, Google owns Chrome, and they both openly support gay rights. Mozilla was my last hope!

  • Wulf

    Step away from the coffee pot, then maybe come back tomorrow to attempt posting a coherent comment.

  • Bill Tilghman

    You are completely off base. Firing a person for making a political contribution is an act of despicable nature, and this isn’t about Okcupid, it is about Mozilla and their pusillanimous reaction to Okcupid’s letter. Mozilla should have kept out of the tempest in a teapot that Okcupid initiated.
    They are now giddy with glee at having cost Mr. Eich his career. How many people are they allowed to destroy before this kind of irresponsible and pernicious behavior is stopped? There was no logical or moral connection to Mr. Eich’s position on Prop 8 and his company. He was targeted based on his free speech expression, and Prop 8 was overturned in court by people who could not accept NO for an answer from the voters in California. There is no honor in their demand for his head on a platter, nor was there any in Mozilla’s response to that demand.

    Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose in life, and some people need to accept that as a part of life. The people at Okcupid are the people in need of accepting that fact, but because of Mozilla’s cowardice in caving in to these people we now have a country where you can’t express your opinion without punitive action being taken against you. That isn’t America.

  • Anonymous

    Most of the country and the Supreme Court supports gay rights. I doubt you’ll find a tech company touting bigotry.

  • Bill Tilghman

    Your comparison is on it’s face invalid. Eich supported a definition of marriage that was approved by the voters in California. That in no way compares to someone expressing support for the Klan.

  • Bill Tilghman

    You nailed it – Mozilla displayed extreme cowardice and should have stood by Eich.

  • Anonymous

    Thanks, George, I know this, but have the attitude that if I say something harsh I will not hide behind a non de plume – particularly when I now have such contempt for liberals, leftists and particularly Barack Obama.
    Rob

  • Bill Tilghman

    I disagree. I don’t think God had any hand in this deal.

  • Bill Tilghman

    Did you read the article before making a fool of yourself? Apparently not.

  • Wulf

    I find it disturbing that CEO’s and other employees keep “resigning” and apologizing when its unnecessary (obviously they are forced to do so). Glenn’s comment, though, near the end of this video clip was a bit hypocritical – he asked the manager to fire someone b/c of his hostility towards gays. Maybe it was one of those “you had to be there situations”, but seems ironic nevertheless.

    Why is it that so few from the left or right actually bring up the main point when it comes to marriage? That point being that the Govt has no business being involved with marriage. You should be able to marry whomever and however many people as you want to marry.

    I don’t like having the gay rights thing shoved in my face, but I dislike the Govt even more

  • Bill Tilghman

    They have been hard at work trying to outlaw religion. They don’t want anyone to have rights but them. They won’t say it, but their deeds sure do.

  • Bill Tilghman

    That is only because activist judges and those who have a sub culture agenda are making it so. We of the great silent majority need to put our foot down and assert our support for the strict observation of the Constitution and Bill of Rights. We can do that at the ballot box this election day and in 2016.

  • AG Dot Com!

    In my opinion you are entirely missing the point. My point was, this incident should have never been allowed to occur in the first place. It is only because the GayStapo has managed to manipulate the press that things like this can occur to begin with. It should have been a non-issue, and now any tiny meaningless little special interest group has legal precedent to attack any CEO of any company they choose with a reasonable expectation of at least some form of reaction.

  • Bill Tilghman

    Can you be more ignorant? If this is going to become a problem like in this case, you bet that a person should have a right to keep their contributions private, no matter how much it is or who they are.

  • Bill Tilghman

    Troll elsewhere – you are pathetically off topic, gas man Victor Tiffany.
    Ignorance springs from you like water from an artesian spring.

    Stop using natural gas – methane is what makes up natural gas.

  • Bill Tilghman

    He’s an old troll named Victor Tiffany of Ithaca NY, and he’s been an anti Beck libtard for years. He can’t post under his real name anymore as he threatened people in the past and got his rear barred from commenting here twice.

  • Bill Tilghman

    You know nothing of fact. You are a troll and a liar who is unequaled in being such. Be gone Victor.

  • AG Dot Com!

    Thanks, Bill. He is also apparently an utterly inept asshat who has a very limited concept of the word “research“…..

  • Bill Tilghman

    Again, you can stick it where the sun don’t shine, Victor Tiffany. You have got to be the most ignorant troll on the internet, bar none!

  • Anonymous

    With Mozillas hi profile forced resigantion of a CEO whose personal views only happen to excercise his right to recognize hetro sexual marriage as normal – are we soon to see Hetrosexuals become Politicaly Correct Targets of the spineless majority?
    We now know Obama told the Joint Chiefs that if they didn’t agree with the repeal of DADT he wanted their resignations.
    This is not a tolerant presdent “this is a Homosexual Acticvist President” a momosexual bully at the top whose homosexual bullying empowers more bullying all the way down.
    I am waiting for Obama to tell Heterosexuals that the should be ashamed of themselves for not having gay lovers…or…yes in a way that is already happening isn’t it?

  • Anonymous

    Free speech: CEO expresses views on gay marriage.
    Free speech: gay groups object to CEOs views.
    Free speech: company forces CEO to resign to protect their business.

  • Bill Tilghman

    That is a law that should be repealed since the potential for abuse by bad actors has just been realized.

  • Bill Tilghman

    There was no bigotry in making a contribution to Prop 8. You may want to believe so, but you are not in control of this world. That is a very good thing. You are an idiot, screaming in the wilderness, signifying nothing.

  • mcgurn

    Listen to yourself and know bigotry. Listen to yourself & see hate. Listen to yourself, look in the mirror and meet the monster.

  • BobShari

    I’ve been a FF (and other Mozilla products) user since their inception. I will be uninstalling ASAP and sending them and OKCupid the following email. Yes, it is a compilation of many statements from Glenn’s post.
    —–

    To Whom It May Concern,

    Regarding your former CEO Brendan Eich.

    People are going to say things that you disagree with… We do it every day, and we don’t lose our jobs over it. But when somebody openly disagrees with same-sex marriage, they often lose everything. So what happens next? Progressives succeeded in ousting Mr. Eich, but what is the end game? 7.1 million Californians supported Proposition 8 with their money and with their vote. Will they be hunted down and hung out to dry as well?
    Is this truly what we want? Is there no shame. This is NOT America.

    I have been a Firefox user since it has been a publicly available product. I have also been a staunch supporter and have built hundreds of computers for others, installing Firefox on 99% of them.

    However, as of today, I will be uninstalling every Mozilla product I use. Some things are more important than ease-of-use or convenience.

    ——

  • Anonymous

    You speak from such a position of hatred, it radiates off of you. It makes it hard to get your message across. I for one simply want the word marriage to mean what it means: the union of a man and a woman. Get a different word to describe your coexistence and leave marriage out of it. Then go live as you want to live and leave everyone else alone.
    I didn’t intend to respond to any particular message today. I just came here to say that I have finished uninstalling firefox from all of my machines. I no longer have confidence in a company that stands aside and lets people trample the constitution. And Yaqub…I don’t believe in tolerance. I never had. It’s just another way for evil to creep it’s way into society and grab a hold on anything and everything it can. I don’t believe any evil has to be tolerated for any reason. That’s just how I feel, and I am sure that Yaqub will wish me dead for giving you all my opinion.

  • Anonymous

    What a sweetie! You are dripping with tolerance and non-hate. XOXO

  • Mike Nelson

    When you want these things for others, as you have pointed out, you must remember that in pointing, you have three fingers pointed back toward yourself.

    Purge yourself of these impurities and you purge a part of society; everything starts within, and by focusing yourself on the outside first, you interact in a manner consistent only with the unwise.

    It is sad that you would consider yourself a tolerant person, yet have such hate for others and be so blind in your display of such emotion, without even recognizing it as what lives within.

    You should see the movie God’s Not Dead.

  • landofaahs

    I don’t care if we balance the budget, win the next ten elections and have the mightiest military in the world. A nation rises and falls on it’s morals.

  • Mike Nelson

    Concise and properly respectful. I salute your wisdom, sir.

  • L M

    Freedom of speech means that the government can’t suppress your opinions and thoughts. It doesn’t mean you will be spared from the opinions and thoughts of others. The majority of Mozilla’s revenue is generated from search functionality included in Firefox through all major search partners
    including Google, Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, Amazon, Ebay and others. If you use FireFox, Thunderbird, etc. you are supporting Mozilla. That being said, I will uninstall all Mozilla products to express my own opinion.

  • Anonymous

    Yaqub…are you from one of the Arab countries? Did you leave that country because they would put you to death if they found out you were gay? Well welcome to America, where you can say what you have said without fear of loosing your life. We have many Americans that risk, have given, and would give their lives to guarantee you that right. Many of those you are speaking of are here reading your hateful words but again, I say, welcome to America.

  • Helen Johnson

    Firefox is my favoiite web browser, but right now I think we should boycott Mozilla and let them know why we are doing it.

  • Helen Johnson

    i don’t hate homosexuals. I just think that we should tolorate people who express their political view.

  • Anonymous

    Yaqub…let me get this straight, no pun intended…is a “backwards Jesus freak” a person who believes the opposite of what Jesus taught, or…what exactly do you mean by that statement?
    Also, I am glad that you had enough respect to capitalize His name. It was quite considerate of you, or did your Internet Explorer auto-correct that for you? (In reference to your comment a couple of comments back, in case you missed it.)

  • Anonymous

    https://input.mozilla.org/en-US/feedback

    I just e-mailed a complaint to Mozilla/Firefox and told them I was
    terminating my use of their products and services. Too bad, I liked
    their browser. I hope everyone will do the same and create a “Duck
    Dynasty” moment. A truly cowardly business decision.

  • Anonymous

    I just use my name in my tag…it saves time.

  • Anonymous

    https://input.mozilla.org/en-US/feedback

    Send them a complaint. I did and told them I would not use their products or services any longer. If enough react, they’ll get the drift, maybe. Like A&E, maybeeee ….

  • Anonymous

    you are such a troll. Why do you persist?

  • Anonymous

    I just e-mailed a complaint to Mozilla/Firefox and told them I was terminating my use of their products and services. Too bad, I liked their browser. I hope everyone will do the same and create a “Duck Dynasty” moment. A truly cowardly business decision. https://input.mozilla.org/en-US/feedback#

  • Bill Tilghman

    You are an astute judge of character. I know that creep, and he’s a nuisance that has been around under various socks for a few years here. His posts are always easy to spot, if you know what to look for. He’s a malcontent who only comes here to attack Glenn Beck, and as you have seen he seldom if ever gets his facts right or presents an accurate case. He’s full of bluster and BS.

  • Mike Nelson

    Regarding tolerance, if you mean the in the modern (especially political) vernacular, I agree with you; however, by the definition of the word, we should all be tolerant of others words and decisions in the following sense:

    James 1: 19-20 My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.…

    Tolerance in this sense is necessary for fellowship with God; even when we see the sins of others as the sins they are, that is for us to move away from, and for God to judge.

    That said, I agree with you wholeheartedly.

  • box-bb-car

    Well, as an IT professional, I have made my last recommendation for Firefox or any other Mozilla product. Freedom of speech overrides your dissatisfaction with someone who does not agree with your social viewpoint. Regardless whether I agree with Mr Eich’s stance or not, he had a right to express it, and I will defend his right to do so. If I disagree, I can put forth my own views. For if I do not support him, how long until it is I or someone I love who is in the cross-hairs for something we have said or written? It is time to take a stand folks.

  • Anonymous

    Is there really such a thing as “equality?” Logically, No. But there use to be something called equal protection under the law. That is fading away as the leftists gnaw at our constitution. Leftists do not make their decisions logically; they make them from emotion– that can mean political or social views only conforming to their own. Otherwise they are not leftists or progressives. That guy could have been the best CEO in town, yet the freedom of genital use overrides discernment to evaluate merit, let alone tolerance, diversity, understanding, and TRUTH. Unfortunately, this is a symptom of Relativism which has infiltrated our society. It has NOTHING to do with love or hate, and everything to do with distorted thinking. The concern I have is that it has polluted university and law schools that are producing the lawmakers and judges who are now placing judgment on social issues according to their views rather than according to the intent of the constitution–which seeks equality and justice under the law. “Fairness” has been overridden by a one-sided ideology. It no longer exists as clearly as it once did, again, a symptom of Relativism.
    So a florist or camera person must provide services against their conscience to those who claim tolerance, understanding, and diversity when the issue is about their sexuality. But a CEO is pressured to resign from service in the name of “equality” when the issue focuses on their sexuality. What happened to the understanding, tolerance, and diversity? Or is it pick and choose according to what squeaks the wheels for now? Can’t anyone tell the difference between right, wrong OR truth anymore… or will we continue to be subjected to people taking advantage of laws and a society steeped in shades of gray and tolerant of untruths?

  • Anonymous

    OKCupid speaks about love being their passion. It’s not love, it’s lust and it’s pleasure of the flesh.

  • Anonymous

    Hey everybody, I was on the computer when my husband pointed out that Megan Kelly was talking about the Mozilla/Brendan Eich story, which I had mentioned to him. I didn’t see the whole thing but someone pointed out something which really ought to embarrass the folks that made this man feel pressured to resign: his position when he made the contribution in 2008, that marriage is between a man and a woman, is one that was also shared by Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton! The President didn’t (claim to…as a progressive he probably believed in giving gays whatever they want all along ) change his mind until 2012! I think they said all the presidential candidates in 2008 claimed to share that stance. So, number one, these people are hypocrites if they only go after some people who were against gay marriage, and number two, considering how many in the country are against it and may have contributed to campaigns, and some states have laws against gay marriage, where is it all going to nd. Does everyone who contributes to a campaign need to fear being fired or forced out? And as one man on the show pointed out, this will lead to an unbelievable chill on the willingness of Americans to express any opinion that is not the one currently politically correct. It’s bad enough now, but it can get alot worse.
    I feel like we are living in some kind of nightmare.

  • Anonymous

    It seems that our society structure is for sure going in decadence…at fast speed.

  • Shawn Cameron

    The Nazis used the same tactics.

  • Shawn Cameron

    Freedom of speech does not guarantee that you can say what you want without repercussions. It guarantees “the government” cannot arrest you for what you say. That’s why yelling FIRE in a crowded theater is excluded so that when someone does so and causes harm to people they CAN be arrested. To my knowledge the government didn’t force him to resign.

    While I agree the left uses many of the same tactics the Nazis did (as in anyone who doesn’t agree with us should be destroyed). But Beck trying to spin this into an instance of First Amendment rights is just playing into his gimmick.

  • Shawn Cameron

    Talks about hating bigotry, then refers to people as Jesus Freaks. You wear hypocrisy like a badge of honor don’t you?

  • Shawn Cameron

    Take out “racist, sexist and homophobe” and replace it with “anyone who disagrees with me” and it will be more honest.

    It’s also the point of view your ilk shares with the Nazis.

  • Anonymous

    I would not want to be “full of hate and revenge” either……That is certainly not polite.
    God instituted Holy Matrimony between man and woman. His gift of “love” between them is what He gave them. He did not give them “lust”. What many call love is not the love that God created between man and woman. You may love another person, because God tells us to, but He only alllowed romantic Holy Matrimony love between the man He created and the woman that He gave him. God is the center of Holy Matrimony between man and woman–anything else does not come from God. It is not Holy. It is not matrimony. It is not the God-designed “love” between man and wife.

  • Shawn Cameron

    Since when has anyone been allowed to voice their opinion without the possibility of retribution?

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  • Anonymous

    Quote
    “I want to bullied into silence. I want you ostracized from polite
    society. I want your own children to hate you. I want you to die
    miserable and alone, with only your hate to keep you company.”

    Wow! The core of leftist hate, complete wit turning the children against their parents and in the center of the message too!

    Leninist sychophancy and little more.

  • Anonymous

    It’s amazing how STUPID this sounds. Sounds right out of the Iranian country manual for friendship.

  • Anonymous

    You have the right idea, you don’t have to a lose a minute of sleep worrying about Yaqub and his hateful attitude. He can always solve his personal problems by taking a long walk off a short pier.

  • Anonymous

    Very well said my friend.

  • Vender

    Hey YaqubHassan. You need t get a life. People in the U.S. are entitled to their opinion whether you lke it or not Let’s consider turning the tables and if we don’t agree with you we wll bully you into silence. Would you like that? I think not. You and others like you need to think twice before you make statements like you did below. You can loathe whatever you like but you have no right to bully anyone!

  • Jennie Leishman

    Inigo Montoay: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” Definition of bigot: a person who maintains a stubborn and complete intolerance of any creed, belief, or opinion that differs from his or her own. I don’t know how to break this to you gently, YaqubHassan, but, well, it kinda looks like you might be one. Although, my experience with progressives has taught me that the left is not above changing the meaning of a word to suit their agenda. What definition for the word bigot has the left invented so that they can be (violent) bigots while maintaining their smug self righteousness?

  • Anonymous

    Very well, let’s be simple on this;…..

    HOMOSEXUALITY IS UNATURAL ….’CONTRANATURA’

    The discussion on homosexuality has become a divisive topic in society. The issue centers on whether homosexuality is morally permissible and this has resulted in an ongoing debate that has in the past few decades become much more prevalent. Below are 5 common arguments against homosexuality that rest on claims that homosexual behavior is morally objectionable as well as points that refute them. Each argument is also evaluated on whether or not it is sound.

    1. Homosexuality is Unnatural…..RE: Natural order / mandate

    2. Homosexuality Violates Marriage…..RE: Conceptual / social fundamental rules

    3. Homosexuality Prevents Procreation….RE: Biological aspect

    4. Homosexuality offends God…RE: Religious / anchor way of life

    5. Homosexuality conflicts with family values….RE: Socio-dynamics / socio-structure

    http://whyhomosexualityiswrong.blogspot.com/

    Now, whoever wishes to live in and with this aberration conduct?…..so be it

    The Natural “Crime Against Nature”A Brief Survey of Homosexual Behaviors In Animals

    http://www.bidstrup.com/sodomy.htm

    http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/homosexuality/

    And there , just the basics;…and again;…..whoever wishes to live out of the natural order ….is a matter of choice,….imposition to call (or say) homosexuality is to be correct inside the natural order is absurd by all accounts.

    Input anyone? Opinions welcome.

  • Anonymous

    Order or libertinage?……anyone , just take a pick.
    MARRIAGE, CIVIL UNIONS, POLYGAMY, TRIADS….just name it.
    It seems that soon anyone might be able to marry a tree,…or a rock,….or even a cloud,…..and here(if someone manages to marry a cloud?…then,…. “the sky is the limit…”,….but if by any chance someone decides to marry a comet ,..or an asteroid,…or a meteor, or any exo-planet then,…. the limit is beyond the sky.

    Perhaps all obeys to the ‘obvius deterrorium’ of VALUES and FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES, that traditionally gives our country STRENGTH and STRUCTURE.
    The dynamics are profiling moves,… marking possible outcome of ANARCHY.
    Should that is let to happen, subsequent generations will lack of those so important and fundamental VALUES .

    It is our RESPONSABILITY to leave for the ones coming after us, much better scenario than the one we found. The so called “inferior species” keep their young at the standards indicated by the nature of things where they live – they are very faithful to that.
    Should we have the audacity to call ourselves ‘the superior ones”,- ( and we brag about it a lot ) – then on that alone, we should be able to surpass the standardized trends for we – supposedly – have the INTELLECT.

    However, sadly, it looks we are gong backwards. We seems to be DEVOLVING instead of EVOLVING.
    Is up to each of us , and collectively as society, to PRESERVE THE VALUES AND FUNDAMENTALS for ourselves and for the ones coming behind us. ANARCHY is not an option. To try to find ‘an angle’ to substantiate and / or excuse puny things that devalue our structure that kept us as strong nation for so many long time,…is AUTO-DESTRUCTIVE.
    Common sense will help a lot on this.

    Input anyone? Opinions welcome.

  • Jay zargot

    Yaquib or whatever ur name is (idiot) is perfect for you. You will probably say you were born in this country, which would be a lie a aid and you know it. WE IN THIS COUNTRY WHO WERE BORN HERE HAVE A THING CALLED THE CONSTITUTION AND IT GIVES US FREEDOM OF SPEACH. AQMAUD, READ IT SOMETIME. EVEN THOUGH I DISAGREE WITH THIS MAN, HE HAS THE RIGHT TO SAY WHATEVER HE WANTS. THAT IS WHY WE ARE SUCH A GREAT COUNTRY. GO BACK TO THE MIDDLE EAST AND TAKE YOUR MARXIST VIEWS WITH YOU.

  • mgrafius

    The LGBT Gestapo is really taking a lot of (justifiable) heat for this, but who in the blue blazes goes through all the trouble of digging up this tiny little tidbit of information or a relatively unknown man like Brendan Eich? The guy is a virtual unknown outside the geek world and they have much more valid reasons for disliking him (Java Script).

    Firefox is a very popular browser. Much more secure than either Internet Explorer or Google Chrome. All are free to get and use. Internet Explorer pretty much requires Windows to run, but Chrome will run on any operating system. Firefox is much more secure than either and doesn’t have the nasty habit of funnelling your information to various government organizations.

    I’m willing to bet that the folks at Google leaked this bit of info in an attempt to discredit Mozilla and increase Chrome’s share of the market.

  • Keith Pallo

    I hope to God he sues the employer for wrongful termination, breech of contract and the zeolots who went after him for tortious interference with his employment contract!!!Maybe when these zeolots realize they too will pay a price financiially maybe they will be forced to be”tolerant” because there is no insurance coverage for the intentional tort associated with the tortious interference to do everything they could to get him fired!! When they have individual judgements and then garnishment of their wages to pay the judgement maybe then they will back off!!

  • Susan

    First of all, our Individual Natural Rights from the Creator does NOT include the Right to sodomize others. That is a vile, unnatural , irrational use of the body and is a learned behavior by childhood abuse (Moberly, Psychogenesis). There is no “homosexual” gene—it is a learned behavior and ALL homosexual cultures practice pederasty, like the Samurai, Spartans and today’s Afghanistan. Homosexuality is a warped, immoral, sexist use of the body which rejects ALL Reason and EJECTS the Christian Worldview which is the ONE Worldview which created the Age of Reason and Science and the USA Constitution. We are erasing Good and Evil—and replacing it with the Worldview of pagans and Satanists who worship Ba’al and the goat-god with sodomy—equating life-giving organs to fecal material.

  • Susan

    Hey Glen. There is Objective Truth—there is no “truth” in “homosexual” marriage which destroys the 10 thousand year meaning of the Word. IT is Marxism to erase Reason and Natural Laws which founded this judicial system and the USA. There is NO right to promote Vice in a “Justice” system. IT is EVIL and Unconstitutional to promote Vice in a “Justice” System.

  • Jim

    “I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.” Voltaire
    The ONLY speech worth defending is speech that I disagree with. You have a problem with gays…or Muslims…or Jews…or Christians? You are free to speak your mind and I will defend your right to your opinion. You want to be racist or sexist? You may speak your mind and I’ll defend your right to your opinion. You want to be conservative or liberal? I’ll defend your right to your opinion. But if you violate the God given rights of ANYONE…life, liberty, property…you have lost my support. That donation he made was a personal decision. He wasn’t directed by superiors at his job to make it. It’s something he believes and he put his money where his heart was. Forcing him out of his job was an assault on his God given right to property. If you have a problem with him, don’t buy his product.

  • Anonymous

    The word tolerant from the Latin toleratus “to endure”. Tolerate means to endure. Tolerate does not mean to comply, give permission, agree, acquiesce or support.

    I think many people confuse tolerate with permit. As you say: “we see the sins of others as the sins they are”. We are commanded to advise others if we witness such sins, but we are not commanded to pound people into the ground for every sin (or we would all be dead) to do so would be wrong. The example of Mozilla’s CEO person is a form of “retribution” — a pounding into the ground, if you will. The homosexual community may have a lot to be bitter about but revenge of this kind only fosters more bitterness that can, eventually, lead to violence. Now that symbolic “blood” has been shed, does it stop here?

  • S. James

    YaqubHassan – Such hatred … it is felt in your post. Frothing at the mouth hatred for anyone that may disagree with you. In other words, if we do not agree with you and your ilk, we are bigots, etc. Ostracized from polite society? Is that what you think your post portrays, politeness? The truth is you are intolerant of anyone that disagrees with you, so you are the bully. Marriage IS AND ALWAYS WILL BE between one man and one woman no matter what the courts decide. Homophobe? I do not care one wit what people choose or do, just do not try to shove it down my throat. The whole of society is hurt by these laws and rulings and we have not seen anything yet … the destruction of America as a whole is upon all of us, including bullies who want the rest of us to be silent. There are more of “us” than you and we will not be silent no matter how you try to bully us or use standard lingo to try and do so. The tolerance spoken of is pure “evil” and I certainly do not agree with that.

  • ryan

    Normally I agree with Glenn , but I don’t feel enough information was shared about the company or situation. If there is an OVERALL point to be had from this use a different example? Sorry!

  • Anonymous

    He should create a new browser and compete with his ex-browser company.

  • Nanette Gray

    There is one reason and only one reason, these people are so embolden, they finally held the feet of one person in the white house to the firer just before his 2012 election.
    Remember when that guy in the white house stated when he was running in his first campaign, that he believed marriage was between one man and one woman and that he was a Christian? And neither have turned out to be true. He had to go along because he did not keep his promise to the LGBT group who donated to his campaign! Now, the rest of what I have to say while I still have the freedom to do so. The very first blood covenant God made with mankind was marriage. He created it and put parameters on it. It was for mankind to procreate, which bring us to God’s second blood covenant with mankind, the ability to give birth. (That is another whole discussion) The reason the LGBT hate Christians, conservatives and anyone that does not agree with their behavior: they want justification, it isn’t just merely wanting their “rights” per say, they have those, even to civil unions. They want our society to agree this behavior is “normal” which it isn’t. Biology shows us that. They really want to force churches to marry them, so they can “feel” normal. Most of us do not care what they do behind their bedroom door, that is between them and God, no one else. No one has the right to judge them, without judging your own sins, because NO one is without sin. We are to love, but to agree to something that goes against God, is the same as saying, then murder, stealing, lying and ect. is okay. To not be able to believe, agree or not agree with other’s point of views as far as I know is a God given right, no matter who they are. To take another’s rights away to believe any way one wants to through bullying is pure evil! Remember, what you sow, so shall you reap. Isaiah 5:20 Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

  • triangle whip

    I’ll just call em Faggots or Sodomites.. Wait until Islam moves in. I like to see the queers deal with that.. http://gaynazis.com/ The truth is FAGGOTS are so INTOLERANT of anyone who disagrees. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwOc330Nqqc

  • Anonymous

    Hmm…The Left speak with forked tongue, KemoSlobbi…

  • Anonymous

    Iv’e also noticed that they are critical of the things they are so conspicuously guilty of.
    They are what they hate.

    And for as much as they are against “labeling” they sure love to label people. I guess it’s easier than having to defend their positions.

  • Marlene Kelley

    You have no idea what you’re talking about. Don’t you have ears? Beck was just expressing is support of gay people, and any others, and our rights to express our views, even when we disagree. I have never known even one person who rants the “hate” nonsense you wrote above. You speak total “hate” towards people you’ve dreamed up in your head, and then blast them instead of yourself for “hating.” It is this kind of unethical nonsense that will bring any country down.

  • Frank_Kennedy

    Just curious bud, how old are you?

  • Anonymous

    In response to the very sad post by Yakub Hassan.
    Nearly 2000 years ago, GOD prophecied of a future time when homosexuality would attain a degree of extreme importance in the world. Please read the following:
    LEVITICUS 18:22 “Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination”
    ISAIAH 3:9 “,,,they declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it not…”
    ROMANS 1:24-27
    v.24 “Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:
    v.25 “who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
    v.26 “For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:
    v.27 “And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet”.
    JUDE 6, 7
    v.6 “And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, He hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.
    v.7 “Even as Sodom and Gomorrah, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire”.
    The moral decay of society, the rapid expansion and widely acceptance of homosexuality, the same-sex marriage legalization, the world-wide attempt to re-define the “marriage”, to change that which was established by Almighty GOD -” a marriage” being a holy union between one man and one woman, are but one of the signs of the end of times.
    One may choose to ignore, reject, negate, disavow, ridicule, blaspheme the Word of GOD, but the reality is…..eternal….

  • Josh Colletta

    How is this any different from when the “religious right” demanded Michael Eisner’s head on a silver platter for refusing to abolish “Gay Days” at Disney World? Turnabout is fair play, folks. If you support the free market, you have to support it when you don’t like what it does just as much as you do when you’re using it to your benefit.

  • Grand Ma

    What’s skeletal about ‘marriage’? It’s been the protocol since the beginning of time! Everyone needs to go back to the basics & learn exactly ‘why’ God initiated ideals that serve the purpose of Pro-Creation! Without the one man, one woman concept ‘none’ of our homosexual neighbors would be able to adopt children into their homes to teach of their ways that are not the same as God’s. Societal issues have drastically changed our forefront and when you look around and notice hatred, violence and the like; don’t be surprised! God has warned that His wrath is slow in coming, but it shall come, due to the disobedience of all of us; not just one part of society.

  • Grand Ma

    Apparently the intellect of social awareness that you pretend to have, is by far misguided. Instead of understanding what our America is about, you are occupying space that truly needs to be occupied back from where you came. And, “why” is it that you’re here again? Oh …I get it, you are taking advantage of the ‘system of education & free speech’ that has been provided you by every American Soldier that has fought & died for America’s freedom of expression that you have so blatantly trashed! Friend, America may appear ‘stupid’ to you; however do not ‘ever’ underestimate what a ‘small group’ of Americans who have the correct concept of freedom can & will accomplish. Please continue believing that there’s only 2% of us; because either way, Jesus and ONE of us is a majority. You do no have the ability to trump anything that we American’s stand for, especially our JESUS! He reigns and HE always will and GUESS WHAT…JESUS gets the last word in all of this ‘idle’ chat ….no one will ever get the last word, but Him, not even you!

  • Anonymous

    The difference being that Eisner’s head wasn’t actually delivered as it was a kinder, gentler, more civil time. Eisner went on for many more profitable years. Not so with Mr. Eich and Google. Turnabout? Is “delivering heads” that which the homosexual community desires and considers fair? You want open season on CEOs?

  • Grand Ma

    Well said and I applaud your ability to express what God has ordained from the beginning. Thank you.

  • Anonymous

    Free speech: Gay groups desire retaliation and retribution.

  • Anonymous

    The government supports and enables the “shovers”. Those who desired something, those who said it would never come to this, those same have seen it come to this and they desire even more. They desire your permission.

  • Anonymous

    The word “bigotry” is being thrown about loosely by people who desire their own way. Is it bigotry to oppose or reject their way? Must one ride the whirlwind? Or else?

    Who else is being the subject of bigots? Marginalized by society? All they want is love. Equal love. Legal love. Everyone love. C’mon it’s LOVE, LUV. Some “love” previously unthinkable is already being discussed, legalized and performed. Some people have no problem discussing and performing this “love”. It just isn’t legal, here. Yet. Two out of three. One to go.

    If enough people say:

    “I’m xyz and I was born xyz. I cannot change from being xyz. People say xyz is bad. I don’t think so. I have a dilemma. I cannot wait. How to make xyz acceptable? Ah! Opposing xyz is *hateful* thus anyone who supports the outdated notion of xyz being bad is bigoted. All bigots violate the ‘Equal Protection Clause’. Therefore, I can justify, legalize and institutionalize xyz.”

    Fill in xyz with whatever behavior. Wipe everyone’s legal history. Empty the prisons. Bigots put them there.

    Then it will only be a matter of time before “they” will move on and find you (generic) bigoted about something.

  • http://suzeraining.wordpress.com/ suz

    andrew sullivan has come out and rejected this.

  • Anonymous

    No doubt he has. He sees what he thought was impossible: Bullies desiring “equality”.

  • Anonymous

    Liberal tolerance is an oxymoron.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t think it was a coffee pot but a crack pot.

  • GodHatesBigots

    I completely agree that evil should not be tolerated for any reason. Wait a second, you are so much better than me that I’m not allowed to use your word, I have to find my own. Isn’t putting yourself so far above others that we can’t even use your words, evil? I get it, you only tolerate evil if it helps you in some way (evil towards others) but won’t tolerate it if it’s being directed towards you.

  • GodHatesBigots

    So, you’re saying God made a mistake when He created me?

  • GodHatesBigots

    Excuse me, but just because I’m gay doesn’t mean I don’t follow Christ. You talk about God so you must be part of Westborough, right? You don’t like being overgeneralized into a group and neither does anyone else. I may be gay, but my life is centered around Christ, thank you very much.

  • Grand Ma

    Glad to hear that you’re life is centered ‘around Christ’! Then you’re aware of his very word on homosexuality and since you’re for Him, you can’t honestly be against Him right?However, if Westboro is the best you can do in your opinion of me; then you have missed the entire point. My last sentence says it all and it doesn’t separate straights from gays, nor does it separate those who are Christian or Not! The words of God are for us ALL …not the just the chosen few, as I previously expressed. Excuse you, I can do …however, you’re incorrect in your stand and Christ has spoken and his words are true Yesterday, today and tomorrow. You can’t have it both ways, nor can I!

  • Anonymous

    they don’t want people who supported proposition 8?….OK I can do that count me gone mozilla

  • GodHatesBigots

    This is ridiculous and I have to straighten out a few things. First: this is about freedom of speech, marraige equality was just the boat that brought this issue along. Second: stop speaking as if all gay people think/act the same! I am gay myself but I don’t agree with what the gay community as a whole are doing! They are fighting for equality and that’s what I agree with, but a disagree with their tactics. We should be free to love whomever God puts in our lives to love, but just like with straight people, that’s between those two people and God. Views of any sort should not be shoved down people’s throats. With that being said, this whole “one man and one woman” thing is doing just that: imposing your views as correct on the population as a whole. You don’t like it, so stop doing it to others! And lastly: being gay is not a sin. I know this sounds hypocritical with my previous rhetoric, but I do this because this outdated view of homosexuality as a sin is hurting many, many people. God creates people with their sexual orientation built in! We know this from Matthew 19:11. And telling people that God hates them and will make them suffer for eternity for something they did not and cannot choose/change makes them turn from God. Being Christian means to be Christ like, and you cannot show the love of Christ by preaching hate. All you can is love everyone like Christ does and let God do the judging, it’s His heaven, not your’s.

  • Wilfred Henseler

    They don’t want EQUALITY, they only want special treatment and let the whole world know their lifestyle.

  • Wilfred Henseler

    @yaqubhassan:disqus–You must be a typical liberal left winger since you resort to the fine art of name calling. The only people that watch fox are the ones who can think for themselves Instead of believing everything the mainstream media puts out. Hope you don/t o/d on the kool-ade. I’m not racist nor illiterate and I use Internet Explorer as well as Firefox and Google Chrome.

  • Rudolf F. Borsics

    I do NOT support anything gay activist groups support, liberals, secular progressives, socialists (formerly democrats)
    support

  • Rudolf F. Borsics

    There are things that are tolerable but not excpectable as normal.

  • Rudolf F. Borsics

    You made yourself a mistake. Leave religion out. You are unnatural, an abomination. It’s not your fault, but you should not make rules because you are mentally off.
    What God will do with you is up to him.

  • Anonymous

    You all are just going in circles with the whole tolerance-intolerance, tolerating intolerance, not tolerating intolerance debate. A private company decided that it was not in its market interest to keep this guy on board. No one, especially not the government, is telling the former Mozilla CEO what he can and cannot believe or express. People have the right to protest, people have the right to counter protest, and private companies generally have the ability to dismiss employees that are perceived to have in some way injured the company. Mozilla is using market logic–something I would think conservatives would support.

  • GodHatesBigots

    How did I make myself a mistake when I don’t have a choice? And don’t say that I do because I guarantee that you can’t choose to be gay for just five minutes. And I can’t leave religion out, my life is centered around Christ and I will not leave or forsake Him. Homosexuality has been seen and documented in hundreds of species, but homophobia has only been seen in one, so you are unnatural. Abomination? Really? Your reply was an abomination against intelligence. Mentally off? Homosexuality was removed from the DSM-IV in the late seventies, get with the times. And this seems to have hit a soft spot with you considering how vehemently you are telling me I’m a terrible person. Tell me, who was the loved one you shunned when they came out?

  • Anonymous

    Nobody including God hates Gays but God and most Christians hate sodomy.

  • landofaahs

    It’s the gay mafia at work.

  • landofaahs

    It’s the gay mafia.

  • Ernie Mink

    The perverted homosexual agenda is against God, Christianity and traditional marriage, and unfortunately because the political system is tied deceitfully into it, this will be nothing new going forward. Very sad. And to those many thousands who are healed of being “gay”, the facts hold that the original way of creation is the normality and common place of a man and a woman, which is natural, not only for childbirth, but for true love and relationship in a marriage.

  • Lisa Delaurenti

    In Seattle, the homosexuals were vandalizing business properties, picketing at the front doors of restaurants and other businesses, leaving human feces in their doorways, threatening business proprietors and passerby if they even whimpered support of Prop.8 Businesses were putting up “NO ON PROP 8″ signs in their windows just to keep the goons and thugs at bay! Then, they wanted to obtain the names, addresses, etc. of ALL THE PEOPLE IN WASHINGTON STATE who supported Prop.8!!!! We had to fight them off in order to keep our homes, our lives and children safe. These cretins are VILE.

  • Lisa Delaurenti

    HAHA! HEY hASSan….. Why don’t you explain to the audience here what islam does to homosexuals? Tell them what your quran says about homosexuality! TELL THEM, hASSan.

  • Lisa Delaurenti

    HERE IS HOW hASSan’s cult treats homosexuality…..
    Question:

    What is Islam’s position on homosexuality?

    Summary Answer:

    Islam goes beyond mere disapproval of homosexuality. Sharia teaches that homosexuality is a vile form of fornication, punishable by death. Beneath the surface, however, there are implied references to homosexual behavior in paradise, and it has been a part of historical Arab and Muslim culture.

    abu dawud (4448)
    - “If a man who is not married is seized committing sodomy, he will be stoned to death.”

    al-tirmidhi, sunan 1:152 – [muhammad
    said] “Whoever is found conducting himself in the manner of the people of Lot, kill the doer and the receiver.”

    There’s a LOT more, but I think anyone with a functioning brain get’s it by now. The rest don’t deserve to “get it”. See this lovely photo? These were homosexual college boys, HUNG IN THE TOWN SQUARE for BEING HOMOSEXUAL. Yep…. THAT is what the cult of islam teaches (AND DOES) about homosexuality.

  • Anonymous

    You generalize and want to suggest that private business = conservatives. There are plenty of liberals who own businesses. I would suggest that Mozilla is liberal based on their decision to stand aside and let their CEO take the bullet for them so as not to offend a group of radicals. Most conservatives I know would have stood by their CEO’s right to have a personal opinion, which is not bigoted. It is simply a defense of the sanctity of marriage between a man and a woman. Also, marriage is not my word. Last I checked I have not created,defined, nor redefined any words, I just try to use them the way they were intended as best I can. I make no claim anywhere to be perfect or to judge others for what they do or believe. What I am suggesting that I won’t tolerate is when someone insists that I believe as they do and won’t leave me alone about. That is what liberals are trying to do, right?

  • Philly Brooks

    People get a false sense of being nice by telling an alcoholic it’s ok to have a drink or telling folks that homosexual behaviors are ok – when there is a clear biology problem and the spread of HIV. Let’s be truly nice and support those who wish to control destructive behaviors. =)

  • brian buckley

    more bitterness? if Female Americans hadnt fought for their right to vote, the wouldnt have gotten it because conservative men didnt want them to have it. If clack American Citizens hand for theor rignts..the white me. woulnt have granted it,..if Gay Americans dont FIGHT for their righp, straight Americans wont gtamt them..so you see, its the white christian conservative heretosexual male that causes all the conflict. All because
    they are under the pathological delusion that they are superior .

  • Mike Nelson

    Perhaps this is a good time for you to reconsider your idea of what a conservative is, or at least, what one stands for? I don’t know you well enough to assert such a need, but:

    1.) If you’re identifying me as a political Conservative, or that statement as one of a Conservative nature, that would be an incorrect assertion.

    2.) If you’re identifying self-awareness with political Conservatism, I think that would also be an incorrect assumption.

    3.) If you’re conflating a capitalist ideal (marketing psychology) with political Conservatism, that, too, is an erroneous conclusion.

  • Anonymous

    Communism creeping closer and closer!!!! Wake up America or the mind control police will be after you next.

  • Anonymous

    Great response and good to know about firefox. It will be uninstalled on our computers as well. And I agree that tolerance has its limits. In the case of marriage between the same sexes it should not be called marriage. And when I see the pictures of the gay parade in San Francisco, it makes my stomach turn. It is just not natural to see two men kissing. Maybe Yaqub wishes me dead too, but my tolerance for such a thing is just used up.

  • Anonymous

    You compare the right to vote for women with homosexuality, that is a stretch. There are things that are natural and then there are those who just are not natural. I feel sorry if people are born that way, but to make others believe that this is natural, I can not agree.

  • Anonymous

    I hope many people will use the reverse logic and boycott Mozilla. We are a free country and people should be able to vote their conscience and donate to the causes which are close to their heart. This is still America, but for how much longer ?

  • Pieter

    In the US of A companies have the right to fire
    a person for being gay, no federal protection, and in only 21 states is it
    illegal. As a CEO who has already spoken his mind about gays in the sense that
    he donated to an anti-gay marriage political campaign, he made his choice. This
    is a choice, being gay is not. Gays must live with the fact that can be fired
    by COEs like him just for being gay, take away employee benefits, and in this
    case benefits for gay couples. He did not change his position on the issue
    during many interviews. This created a situation in Mozilla that employees
    stand to be victimized by the new CEO for their sexual orientation. Mozilla, as
    a non-profit that cannot offer lucrative employment packages and share deals
    like Google stand to loose many talented workers, and would not attract al lot
    of young talent. His resignation was due to free market pressures. Progressive
    employees and the market took note of that fact, and did not like it. Mozilla
    as a company would not survive his tenure as CEO. The customers of Mozilla has
    spoken and asked that he be removed from office, and I am sure he resigned
    because of the pressure the free market has put on Mozilla. It is the same as
    if a gay CEO would be forced to resign after he admits to being gay in a
    conservative market place. It is the principles of an active free market at
    work that got him to resign. Also consider the following. Just as laws are
    passed in America on state and federal level like The Religious Freedom
    Restoration Act, an In the US of A companies have the right to fire
    a person for being gay, no federal protection, and in only 21 states is it
    illegal. As a CEO who has already spoken his mind about gays in the sense that
    he donated to an anti-gay marriage political campaign, he made his choice. This
    is a choice, being gay is not. Gays must live with the fact that can be fired
    by COEs like him just for being gay, take away employee benefits, and in this
    case benefits for gay couples. He did not change his position on the issue
    during many interviews. This created a situation in Mozilla that employees
    stand to be victimized by the new CEO for their sexual orientation. Mozilla, as
    a non-profit that cannot offer lucrative employment packages and share deals
    like Google stand to loose many talented workers, and would not attract al lot
    of young talent. His resignation was due to free market pressures. Progressive
    employees and the market took note of that fact, and did not like it. Mozilla
    as a company would not survive his tenure as CEO. The customers of Mozilla has
    spoken and asked that he be removed from office, and I am sure he resigned
    because of the pressure the free market has put on Mozilla. It is the same as
    if a gay CEO would be forced to resign after he admits to being gay in a
    conservative market place. It is the principles of an active free market at
    work that got him to resign. Also consider the following. Just as laws are
    passed in America on state and federal level like The Religious Freedom
    Restoration Act, an act that allows businesses to refuse to do business with
    gay people, the market reacts according to this freedom to state that they, the
    clients, do not like to be served by a person forcing his religious beliefs
    onto others or / and use it to discriminate against others. Anti-gay beliefs
    are founded on religious principles and nothing else. This freedom to act is a
    double-edged sword and it happened to cut in a way it was never foreseen to cut
    before, because consumers’ attitudes towards gay people and others are
    changing. I personally approve where you can fire somebody for his or her
    beliefs, but only if it is discriminatory and harmful to others.

  • http://www.boogerhook.com Jeremy Martin

    Heres to hoping Glenn Beck gets sued for every penny he has for what he has done. I hope it shuts the blaze down. Good riddance to bad rubbish.

  • jim buck

    the only nazis are beck and his ilk.

  • Anonymous

    After reading most of the dim-witted comments of YaqubHassan I came to the conclusion that he is a complete Nincompoop. It is a silly sounding word but it describes a foolish person (non compos mentis – mentally incompetent). He must be the troll who always tries to entangle mentally balanced people into his world of lunacy. He was here many times before just with another name. Maybe we all just should ignore him. Don’t write back, because I refuse to read what comes out of your twisted mind.

  • Anonymous

    Yes, watching gay parades in many US cities can be quite amusing. It’s the weird, strange ways males cavort with each other throughout the parade and it’s the up-front-in-your-face and “what are you going to do about it ” antics to cause gays to be looked on as mental cases. They should clean up the public act.

  • Anonymous

    Is the discussion about traditional marriage or a person’s right to express an opinion. After watching gay parades in many US cities the question of a traditional marriage is amusing. It’s the weird, strange ways males cavort with each other ( and on a float) throughout a gay parade and it’s the up-front-in-your-face and “what are you going to do about it ” street antics causing gays to be looked on as mental cases. They should clean up their public act to be taken seriously .

  • Anonymous

    Yes Glen they do lose their jobs over ones speech every day. You are right when you say that we are protected from the government in regards to our speech, but that also goes for the free speech of our employers. Say what you want, but expect consequences.

  • Anonymous

    I thought conservatism meant less government control of my life and fiscally responsible, so why should any person who waves the conservative banner be against personal liberties and choices when it comes to whom you marry? Not everyone who marries does so in a church. Not every straight couple who marries wants or can have kids. When you say you want “traditional” marriage, is that the traditional in terms of having dozens of wives like Moses and those during biblical times, or when you paid a dowry to a womans family hundreds of years ago?

  • Anonymous

    Your America is already over.

  • Psyguy

    You’re wrong. Eich is a co-founder of Mozilla and has been in management since its inception, He has never had a complaint against him by any employees, gay or straight. The people who work there seem to really like him. Nobody has ever had a problem with him as far as any for m of bigotry. Don’t come on here and act like you know something when you don’t.

  • Anonymous

    Bob Hope always had some great statements. Still miss him! They sure do not make them like they used to.

  • Equis

    No, God does not make mistakes but man does…

  • Joe

    As much as I hate to admit it I actually agree with Glenn Beck on this one. While I do support gay marriage it is pretty ridiculous to for someone to get fired over supporting their political or moral opinions. However it is not Mozilla’s fault they had to fire him. From a PR stand point he’s toxic. He drives away customers and loses them money. Yes they could support their employees more but let’s be real they’re in it for the money. The people actually at fault is the media and likely the American people who would want to see this guy crucified for supporting his ideals.

  • Equis

    bitter and sweet water can not come from the same well nether can it in God’s word either…

  • Bill Tilghman

    No problem, I’ve been around that putz for years and he’s got a rap sheet a mile long. Your description of him was on the mark 100 percent.

  • Anonymous

    What? Your statements don’t seem to fit in here. Are you sure you are posting in the right place? Or perhaps you should not rely so much on the standard talking points of so many liberals and start thinking for yourself. Your responses would sound more…I don’t know…coherent, maybe?

  • Anonymous

    Actually, I believe your own choices in life led you to where you are today. There’s always repentance. I don’t say that lightly. I sincerely mean it, even though I don’t believe you are at that point yet.

  • Anonymous

    huh?

  • Anonymous

    Could I just point out something about internet browsers and search engines? Firefox is a browser. You need a browser to go online and search the internet with a search engine. Using search engines like StartPage and DuckDuckGo can only be used once your browser (internet explorer, firefox, opera, chrome, or other browser) is running. It is the browser you need to replace, not the search engine. Uninstall mozilla firefox by going to control panel and look for the programs and features icon. Click on that and then scroll down to mozilla firefox, click on it and then click on uninstall. Now go fire up internet explorer and use whatever search engine you like, to look for a new browser, like those listed above. And remember that no matter what browser you choose, you can still use your favorite search engine whether it be google, bing, yahoo, startpage, duckduckgo, or any of a hundred other search engines. If you’re going to uninstall firefox, you should let them know why. It won’t take any longer than writing a comment in here. I personally emailed mozilla each time I took firefox off one of my machines…about 6 in all.

  • Anonymous

    This brings us to the verse that says the natural man is an enemy of God. I believe that the natural man follows desires that are not of God. These desires come from living in the world that we live in. We call them temptations, and we are expected to overcome these temptations and obey His will. We all have our own burdens to bear, our own stumbling blocks, and our own hurdles to get over. What is expected of us all is that we overcome our trials and prove ourselves worthy to be in His presence some day. When we start to accept these trials as inevitable and say things like “I was born this way” and this means that it is okay then, I think we fail to prove ourselves worthy. Steprock is right, their argument can be used for any unrighteous thing if people accept it. Tolerance is just the first step on the road to acceptance. It’s a foot in the door.

  • Anonymous

    Uh…Glenn left Fox. I know you want to believe otherwise, but Glenn had bigger plans. My belief is that companies can make a stand and do what is right, for right’s sake. Are you saying that choosing profit over basic rights is a respectable choice?

  • Anonymous

    this has been a drive-by trolling brought to you by jim buck…never to be heard from again under that name :) so long jim.

  • Anonymous

    Free speech: free speech advocates uninstall all mozilla products and go about their lives satisfied that we have been able to exercise their free speech, and maybe worry a little that some loud obnoxious group will come after them for having exercised their right to speak freely.

  • Anonymous

    Fox, ignore landree…he doesn’t quite understand what’s going on here, and calling people bigots is his way of trying to silence people.

  • Myptofvu

    Look at Mozillas statement after firing him and see if you still think that its just a matter of “they had to fire him”. Also 3 Board memebers quit when he was promoted to CEO and a vendor called Rarebit pulleded their products. They seemed to stand by him then. The only reason Mozilla caved now was because of pressure from the Gay community (and only a little pressure at that) and not wanting to appear anti gay.

  • Anonymous

    I hope the next step in the free speech chain of events is a significant decline in Mozilla’s business as people stop using their products. That would help businesses decide that actions such as Mozilla’s are not necessary.

  • Anonymous

    Fox said Glenn left because advertisers were fleeing his show. That’s well known. I’m saying that if a CEO adversely effects a company’s business, they have the right to replace him for whatever reason.

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous

    Ok, is this link to the Dylan Byers blog site, the same dylan byers who supports Obama and his lies, the guy who told people not to criticize obama anymore without references and then he was bombarded with obama criticisms complete with references to specific reasons. And didn’t byers refuse to name the fox spokesperson who he says gave him that information? Nothing suspicious there landree. Yea landree, that’s the guy I want to get my facts from, whenever I decide to become a braindead liberal…not in this lifetime.

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous

    So, how about all the users of Mozilla FireFox who disagree with this tactic, abandon it. Aren’t there more people against Gay Lynch Mobs than for it!!!

  • Mary Crohan

    The left are some of the most Intolerant people out there. It’s their way or no way. They remind me of the grade school bullies. the ones that stand on the side of the playground calling people names then running and hiding as soon as anyone confronts them. I’m so tired of INTOLERANT liberals. They are nothing but bullies!

  • Anonymous

    This is so true of liberals. If you are not liberal they will bully and harass you. I work with all liberals and I am constantly harassed every day with telling me to leave they don’t want me working there or being bullied and called names like they are 2 year olds.

  • Shelly

    Dont use Mozilla or OKSTUPID

  • Willy Rho

    The Gay Not Sees are the same as the Hitlerian Not Sees. They both support EVIL.

  • Willy Rho

    I really like Mozilla, but will consider whatever Browser the ex CEO, Eich, promotes.

  • Forrest Carlton Lackey

    You seen the latest Captain America movie? That’s basically what happenned. The Occult Terrorist group Hydra, which was thought to have died with the 3rd Reich, simply absorbed itself into shield. It fused with the very “good guys” that destroyed it, appearing to be on the side of chaos instead of control. Why? To make so much chaos the world would beg for control. Some things the left stand for were tools of the Nazis, as much as they like to call conservatives or even moderate Christians Nazis. Euthenasia, for example.

  • Willy Rho

    Bullying is not Love, it is Hate. And Marriage is the joining of a husband and wife.
    Husband is a Man.
    Wife is a Woman.
    Create a union called Fairyiage and no one will care what you do… To Fairyiage or not to Fairyiage that is your decision.

    Just, please do not pervert my dictionary anymore, like you already have done with the Word, GAY. Now Gay means perverted.

  • Forrest Carlton Lackey

    Case in point. You’ve become what you hate, and you do hate. It’s obvious in this point. You are exactly like the bad people in the 60s, or the racists and bullies of that era. As a conservative, I have no shame in calling out people who may have been the “conservatives” of that era for what they did-because they’re not me, and we have to learn from history. But right now, you’re not learning from history. You’re going to make those same mistakes and think it’s justified because your side is doing it. Nobody’s perfect. You sure you want to bit off that much power for a simple line of thought? Left or right, you’re gonna make mistakes. Those mistakes can very easily be made in trying to stop others from making mistakes.
    Self awareness of your own humanity, and some learning in tolerance and forgiveness would do you well. As would some compassion and humility. If you’re finding yourself being too aggressive, maybe it’s time to focus more on helping the weak than punishing the guilty.

  • Forrest Carlton Lackey

    Yeah! Half of us “conservatives” or “religious nut jobs” would actually have an easier time tolerating gays if they weren’t so “in your face” about it. Comes off as subversive and passive aggressive. “You like men? Well I think that’s wrong, but I’m a sinner, too. We’re cool, cuz I have a cousin who’s gay. I can still care for somebody I disagree with, that’s why people don’t talk politics at family reunions. Wait, why are you shoving it in my face? Ok, be GAY over THERE.” Geez people. Lay off.
    Actually most of my anger isn’t really directed at the gays themselves. It’s the people crusading for them. I swear, I feel like they have an agenda and gays are just a means to an ends for them.

  • Forrest Carlton Lackey

    Speech Storm Troopers? Speech Troopers? I think we have a meme. I wonder what a Liberal Speech Trooper would look like. A storm trooper with duct tape and a bunch of left wing badges on his armor?

  • Anonymous

    wuss – stand by your beliefs!

  • Anonymous

    Just as well. These kinds of people need to be ferreted out. If they don’t have the guts or grit to stand against verbal persecutions from the left how will they stand against very real oppression and persecutions we are facing. Mozilla is without doubt the most competent browser, because it isn’t part of the Operating System. Most people would not take Mozilla off for long. MSFT explorer is part of the OS and is too easy to hack and cause trouble that Mozilla prevents. No fight in the dog, just as well let him go his way. I’ll continue to use Mozilla. I would not, if this guy had fought back…then I would have done all I could to support him.

  • Anonymous

    The real stupidity behind legitimate gay marriage is

    Gays will have to go through the same divorce proceedings as straight people.
    Whoops, they didn’t think about that now, did they?
    Their little escapes into debauchery will then cost them beyond belief.
    The lawyers are probably licking their chops right now, just waiting for the entirely new income opportunities from divorcing gays. Who would have thought another lawyer minefield would result…the lawyers that have helped push through their agenda. It is just a fact among lawyers, chaos and trouble means more income for lawyers. You gotta love’em.

  • Jackie Ann Baggesen

    I agree, it may be coming very soon in which we tell our kids get away from the window….Glenn please look into why this president is giving internet control to Russia…why would a US president do this??? Why do I not see congress and house starting impeachment proceedings already…

  • Populist democrat

    “Christians hate….”

    Thanks for making that obvious.

  • Joe

    Exactly my point. They let all these people pull products and quit before they fired this guy. They obviously wanted him. But once the general public started complaining it was going to affect their income. That was the point when he went from being wanted and supported by the company to fired. It only started as a little pressure but that’s because they fired him before it could really snow ball out of control and hurt them and their bottom line. I stand by my statement, the fault for this guy being fired lies with the members of the public that wanted this guy fired and would allow this to affect their consumerism.

  • Anonymous

    See! Right on cue.

  • Hugh Jass

    While many collectivist demands arise from nothing but the anti-social passion of envy, gratifying envy by cloaking it under the veil of “social justice” has become a grave threat to liberty.

  • Ken Foye

    Mr. Hassan, you’re operating under the false assumption that being opposed to “gay marriage” is “bigotry.” It’s not, sir. Nobody’s preventing gays from marrying. They have just as much of a right to enter into a marriage, which is a man-woman union, as anyone else.

    But gays do not get to redefine the man-woman nature of marriage in order to suit their “alternative” lifestyle — and then claim that anyone who opposes their attempts to redefine is a “bigot.”

    Did you call Obama a “bigot” for opposing “gay marriage” when he ran for president in 2008? Before his position on the issue “evolved,” as he put it, I don’t remember anyone — anyone at all — calling him a “bigot.”

    Finally: Nobody is “hating people” by opposing “gay marriage.” You, on the other hand, are hating people for disagreeing with you on the subject, and basically calling for them to be treated the same way that the Nazis treated Jews. Shameful, sir.

  • mrbubblescarwash .

    This is so intellectually intolerable… and morally offensive.

    Do we now humiliate and punish (to the point of being constructively fired) people because of what they think? This is Nazisim all over again and I am ashamed of this behavior by anyone… gay, straight, black, white, fat, tall, skinny or ugly!

    I personally have removed Firefox from my computer and will never donate to them again.

  • Todd A Scheller

    He only has to react to it in COURT, Victor. Maybe if you understood how the law works you might understand this. Chance of success of this suit is ZERO.

  • Todd A Scheller

    Then why do you have so few facts on your side? Why are you more often then not proven wrong?
    How about checking those fact , Victor Scott Tiffany?

  • Todd A Scheller

    the shameless liar here is Victor Scott Tiffany, not Glenn Beck.
    You are using a measure of Methane taken from Mauna Loa, Hawaii? Really? From a VOLCANIC Island?
    You really are stupid.

  • Louise Larsen

    I am saddened by all of this. His privacy was clearly violated revealing his contribution for the purpose of persecution. I know I wouldn’t fire someone who was good at their job because he was gay. I wish we could all respect one another and find civility in this country. I have stopped using all Mozilla products.

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