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Re: “Mulroy Confident Anti-Discrimination Resolution Will Hold Up in Court

Discrimination is discrimination, whether it is based on race, color, creed, sexual preference, religion, or any other reason. Why are we deciding to now include specific groups of people who cannot be discriminated against? What's next, you can't terminate employees based on their clothing style, hair color, music preference, bubble gum choice? Where does it end? Discrimination is wrong as a whole. It should extend to all people, not a selected group. All these resolutions and ordinances of this type create is a chance for some lazy member of this group to sit on their rump and collect a paycheck with the comfort of knowing that if their employer terminates them for a cause that is understandable, they can sue that employer for discrimination, and quite possibly win these frivolous lawsuits due to the ignorance of some council members. On another note, if I am an employer knowing if I hire a homosexual acting person, that no matter how bad their job performance is, I cannot terminate this employee without possible legal ramifications, then I will simply take their application, smile, and say "We will be in touch with you." They shouldn't be expecting a phone call. The way I see it the homosexuals are trying to make tougher discrimination laws to protect themselves from wrongful termination. What they are going to accomplish is never getting a homosexual hired in the first place.

Posted by kaleb1976 on 06/02/2009 at 10:47 PM

Re: “The Longest Day: Stalemate and Shape-Shifting on the Shelby County Commission

Ole Miss, I believe it is you that is "missing the point." If we as a people choose to make it tougher to terminate a specific group, or easier to hire a specific group, then we are discriminating against other groups by saying those groups do not deserve the same treatment. We should make it tough to discriminate against gays, african americans, latinos, chinese, japanese, aliens, etc. That way the only people not protected, therefore discriminated against, are straight white males. They should have it tough. Or hey how about we just dissolve discrimation all together; against all groups. I guess that wouldn't be fair though Ole Miss. I can see how you "missed the point."

Posted by kaleb1976 on 06/02/2009 at 10:25 PM

Re: “The Longest Day: Stalemate and Shape-Shifting on the Shelby County Commission

The press focuses on the one phrase from Commissioner Bunker. "There is nothing wrong with discrimination" is the only line most people receive. Commissioner Bunker is an educated man who knows this statement alone is incorrect, and added further explanation of this statement. He explains that some forms of discrimination are used as a valuable tool. We as a people discriminate in our own constitutional values. The very President of The United States of America must be natural born citizen of this country. This isn't challenged due to the fact that all Americans want an American to run this country. This is the very definition of discrimination. Employees should be hired and terminated based on performance period. This is not the case in this or any other country. We as a people should look at ourselves and stop these practices ourselves, and stop expecting the law-makers to force us to accomplish these menial tasks. It is a waste of taxpayers time and taxpayers money, and is slowly taking your rights away as a free citizen.

Posted by kaleb1976 on 05/30/2009 at 5:55 PM


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