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Posted on 07/27/2011 8:25:41 AM PDT by MNDude

Recently I did business with MetLife.

As with many large businesses, I had to send them a W-9 and to fill out a vendor questionnaire. The questionnaire contained typical questions like: "Type of commodity/Services the vendor is providing. "Whether MetLife employee/ Ex MetLife employee, etc."

Then at the bottom, the questionnaire says "Whether Minority Owned / Women Owned / Disabled Veterans / LGB-LGBT Owned." Yes, LGB, LGBT, which I'm pretty sure is referring to LESBIAN, GAY, BI, TRANSEXUAL"

I've always been annoyed about having special rights going to the Minority and Women Owned businesses, but from my understanding, these are "disadvantaged businesses" that need extra assistance.

I have a couple of questions I really need answered:

1. I have never heard of any government law(s) federal state making this any criteria for doing business (unlike the minority thing). Does anyone know if there is any laws on the books, or is this something MetLife is doing on their own? If so, I intend to boycott them forever more (although I'll take their money for this or any other sales)

2. It's no secret that the gay community is much more economically prosperous than the average American, so what is the reasoning for giving special advantages to LGBT?

3. When I mentioned we were a small business, we got a response asking to show proof of this. How does one prove themselves to be Gay or Bi?

4. Would one have to physically participate in sexual acts of members of the same sex qualify for these special rights, or would staring at a dude in spandex for ten seconds be enough for their terms?

All I know, is that many times I've been in a rest stop along the highway, I've found writing on the walls that says "be here at 12:30 am at such and such date for (sick sexual act). When I was younger, I thought it was just some pervert joking around. Now I'm pretty sure those bathroom proposals are indeed sincere. It just amazes me these bathroom writers should get any special treatment.

Your thoughts?


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Society
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda

1 posted on 07/27/2011 8:25:43 AM PDT by MNDude
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To: MNDude

I’d say start wearing women’s underwear and check “yes” if it gets you the contract


2 posted on 07/27/2011 8:28:57 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: MNDude
That's GREAT! Now everyone can take advantage of Government sponsored discrimination...just say you are gay...what are they gonna do? How are they going to prove it? Once you get the job who gives a ‘Rats ass?
3 posted on 07/27/2011 8:30:09 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: silverleaf

>>I’d say start wearing women’s underwear and check “yes” if it gets you the contract<<

I was thinking the same thing. ;-)


4 posted on 07/27/2011 8:30:49 AM PDT by RobRoy (The US today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: MNDude

Wear a TuTu next time and you’ll get the contract for life..


5 posted on 07/27/2011 8:30:52 AM PDT by cardinal4 (Sun-Tzu/Atilla 2012)
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To: MNDude

Just check “BI” as it’s only a “choice” anyway. Your choice being not to behave as a homosexual.


6 posted on 07/27/2011 8:32:15 AM PDT by glennaro
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To: MNDude

What, no pedophile owned option?


7 posted on 07/27/2011 8:33:07 AM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: MNDude

If you want me to help you out, I can write really dirty stuff about you and a phone number on public restroom walls. Just let me know... always willing to help a fellow FReeper. (giggle, giggle)


8 posted on 07/27/2011 8:36:21 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: MNDude

I worked for a large computer firm in Texas (rhymes with Smell) that had a big, fat, long haired man, who wore his hair in pigtails, and had pink lace sewn on his overall. Yes, pink lace on Osh-Kosh B’Gosh overalls.

No manager dared speak to him, no one dared look at him. When there were layoffs - he was immune.

You see, tolerance is not enough - ‘Diversity’ MUST be ‘Celebrated’.


9 posted on 07/27/2011 8:38:10 AM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: silverleaf; RobRoy

What do you mean, “start”?


10 posted on 07/27/2011 8:38:33 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: MNDude
so what is the reasoning for giving special advantages to LGBT?

they're loud. same reason any other special class gets benefits. do you really think the country is majority athiest? yet they've removed prayer from schools, there's always talk of removing "under God" from the pledge, or removing "in God we trust from currency," then there's the removal of religious icons from public property, etc. all because a handful of people are loud and obnoxious.
11 posted on 07/27/2011 8:40:33 AM PDT by absolootezer0 (2x divorced tattooed pierced harley hatin meghan mccain luvin' REAL beer drinkin' smoker ..what?)
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To: MNDude

Don’t fault Metlife for being subject to Public Law 95-507 as amended and “improved” over the years. Any company wanting to do business with the government in any capacity needs to submit a minority and disadvantaged owned business subcontracting plan. For Metlife and other financial institutions, if they want to offer funds for 403b participants, they have to tell the government how much business they do with these companies.


12 posted on 07/27/2011 8:40:36 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Somewhere in Kenya, a village is missing an idiot)
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To: MNDude
Would one have to physically participate in sexual acts of members of the same sex qualify for these special rights, or would staring at a dude in spandex for ten seconds be enough for their terms?

Always happy to help a fellow FReeper gain a contract:


13 posted on 07/27/2011 8:40:59 AM PDT by RetroSexual
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To: RetroSexual

ha! would a gagging reaction immediately disqualify me?


14 posted on 07/27/2011 8:43:30 AM PDT by MNDude (so that's what they meant by Carter's second term)
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To: MNDude

They almost got what they wanted. But it is sort of like getting everybody aboard the Titanic to go along with your PC, homosexual and other backward and goofy world views.

But alas, we have hit the iceberg. We will be focused on more “pressing” matters by this time next year.

This is a “fun” site:

http://www.alaskaair.com/content/gay-travel.aspx


15 posted on 07/27/2011 8:43:47 AM PDT by RobRoy (The US today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: MNDude
It's no secret that the gay community is much more economically prosperous than the average American, so what is the reasoning for giving special advantages to LGBT?

Because they are loud, obnoxious and own the ruling party. Plus, the minority party is too timid to stand up to them and tell them to take a hike.

FWIW, most if not all of these special interest groups have an association which will certify that they are indeed owned by the favored group.

I knew a fellow in a previous life who got all of the local road repair contracts because he set up three front companies-- one owned by a woman, one owned by a black and one owned by an American Indian who bid against each other for contracts. Naturally, they didn't collaborate on the bids and it was just a coincidence that each seemed to win 1/3rd of all jobs.

The same crews and equipment basically did all the work, but he was careful to keep the finances separate so paychecks were issued in the name of whichever company won the particular bid. Plus they would all be careful about reimbursing each company for use of equipment which they did not own.

They even shared the same building and receptionist which, of course, was owned and hired by the white guy and leased to each respective company, all of which had a suite in the same building with the owner on call for cameo appearances as needed.

The associations which certified the sham ownership were, of course, well aware of the sham but certified it anyway. The fellow was smart enough to buy the highest priced membership in each association. He also made sure the respective owners were well taken care of.

16 posted on 07/27/2011 8:45:14 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: MNDude
ha! would a gagging reaction immediately disqualify me?

They only asked if you're gay, not if you're happy.

17 posted on 07/27/2011 8:46:36 AM PDT by RetroSexual
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To: MNDude

Here is another “fun” site at Avis. Interestingly, you can not really find it from their home page, but other homosexual sites will redirect you to it. Maybe we need to let the world know what these companies are doing:

http://redirect.avis.com/prouder/?ICID=Redirect&IID=avis.com_prouder&mpch=ads&MID=932-24909-7684-0


18 posted on 07/27/2011 8:47:11 AM PDT by RobRoy (The US today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: Hodar

>No manager dared speak to him, no one dared look at him. When there were layoffs - he was immune.<

I’ll beat yours and raise it. The final straw why we became our independent group and broke away from our parent company...

Years ago, we were working for an entertainment group which catered to the studios. We had a co-worker whom we hated because he was the known slacker of the bunch. He was BLACK, GROSSLY OVERWEIGHT and CUSSED like a sailor. Heck, he even back-stabbed me and another dude just to kiss-ass to the supervisor.

He had a stroke (most probably due to the snacks he kept eating)and was hospitalized. When the pink slips came in eventually, the hard working and smart ones in the departments were axed and after months out of work, I met the same guys at a resto and told me that the a-hole was still working there. There is no justice in this world.


19 posted on 07/27/2011 8:49:03 AM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: muir_redwoods
Any company wanting to do business with the government in any capacity needs to submit a minority and disadvantaged owned business subcontracting plan. For Metlife and other financial institutions, if they want to offer funds for 403b participants, they have to tell the government how much business they do with these companies.

In which case, it is to the advantage of any vendor to check "Yes" to "LGB-LGBT Owned", and claim you are Bi. How are they going to prove you're not? This way, they can say they checked the right boxes, and also get a competent vendor.

There are times I regret not marrying a certain Egyptian (Copt) girl I knew. She could legitimately claim being African-American (Egypt is in Africa), be the official owner of the business, hey we would have cleaned up.

20 posted on 07/27/2011 8:53:01 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: MNDude

This world is changing - I went to my annual woman’s exam and got a question I’d never gotten before - actually a series of them.

How many sexual partners have you had?

Have they been men, women or men AND women. I was shocked, put both hands out in front of me and said “Men!”. I asked what she did when someone said “women”, she said I keep my head down and keep on writing. She said the worst were the little old ladies who turn red and get flustered when she asks that question. They are not used to the new “openness”.

I find it offensive, there are hardly any lesbians, why should we have to shock these poor little old ladies (and me!) because of them.


21 posted on 07/27/2011 8:54:29 AM PDT by ozarkgirl
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To: Larry Lucido

>>What do you mean, “start”?<<

Hey! I told you never to bring that up here!

So, are we meeting at the usual place tonight?


22 posted on 07/27/2011 8:55:21 AM PDT by RobRoy (The US today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: MNDude

When dealing with that kind of scum, just lie without prejudice or the slightest bit of conscience and pick up your checks. Check whatever boxes help you. Screw ‘em. Someday I’ll relate the story of a young white fellow I know who shockingly got accepted at a very prestigious university simply because he checked the ‘African-American’ box on his application. Nobody goes back and double checks anything. He just had to put up with lots of junk mail from various black student support groups and fraternities for awhile.


23 posted on 07/27/2011 9:00:52 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: max americana

I hear you, there is no justice.

I do wish you and your group the best of success, though. I’m glad your story had a happy ending. Mine wasn’t so happy. My department was out-sourced to Mumbai, India- we all got laid off, had to sell our homes, and move to wherever we were lucky enough to find a job.


24 posted on 07/27/2011 9:05:48 AM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: MNDude

“I’m a lesbian stuck in a man’s body. Hire me.”


25 posted on 07/27/2011 9:07:20 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Somewhere in Kenya a village is missing its idiot)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

lol, good answer!


26 posted on 07/27/2011 9:09:26 AM PDT by ozarkgirl
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To: MNDude

Simple:

We live in a country where some people vote on their right for anal sex more than what is good for the country.

We live in a country where some people vote on their right to kill the unborn more than what is good for the country.

We live in a country where some people vote on their love of Marxism more than what is good for the country, their religion or Israel.

We live in a country where some people vote on their skin color more than what is good for the country.

We live in a country where some people vote on their right to steal from the producers more than what is good for the country.

I am sure you can add a few.

Add up enough of these people with their single issue voting and you have a majority vote cobbled together and the country be damned.


27 posted on 07/27/2011 9:10:22 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: Hodar

I hate them so much that even now, I trash that company in the local forums if I ever had the chance.


28 posted on 07/27/2011 9:13:49 AM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: MNDude

And another case of the world changing.

Just went to yahoo to check mail. They have a story posted, apparently a lesbian couple went to Dollywood and they asked one “lady” to turn her shirt inside out in order to not offend the rest of the patrons.

What did her shirt say? “marriage is so gay”

Ugh - I feel so old fashioned...


29 posted on 07/27/2011 9:17:14 AM PDT by ozarkgirl
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To: MNDude

I went into our Local Wells Fargo branch yesterday for the first time in years-my wife generally does our banking. There was not one white male employed there. The bank branch personnel consisted of: 1 Mexican, 1 white female the rest blacks. The amount of employees seemed to be around 10 to 12.


30 posted on 07/27/2011 9:25:07 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: MNDude

I went into our Local Wells Fargo branch yesterday for the first time in years-my wife generally does our banking. There was not one white male employed there. The bank branch personnel consisted of: 1 Mexican, 1 white female the rest blacks. The amount of employees seemed to be around 10 to 12.


31 posted on 07/27/2011 9:25:07 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Hodar

Wish you success, bro. I’ve been fired/laid off so many times I just didn’t have loyalty for a company I joined up with that’s why we went on our own. I knew I was smarter than these corporate ass-kissers. I told this to a Freeper from MA, that there is nothing on my desk that was personal so when they called me to the office, I just walk out, not look at anyone and not go through my desk with a security guard or manager behind my back for embarrassment purposes to escort me out the building.


32 posted on 07/27/2011 9:25:18 AM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: MNDude
One of the reasons I do not do business with the Federal Government is because of these rules. I suspect Metlife does business with the Feds or has adopted these rules “as a good corporate citizen”.
33 posted on 07/27/2011 9:35:29 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (De Oppresso libre!)
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To: MNDude
How does one prove themselves to be Gay or Bi?

Proof positive.


34 posted on 07/27/2011 9:46:08 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: MNDude
How does one prove themselves to be Gay or Bi?

If you can tolerate watching a Barbra Streisand movie for more than one minute without running for the exit.....Gay.

35 posted on 07/27/2011 9:48:03 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

you know, that’s the same for the two Wells Fargo sites I go to, and these are in a really white neighborhood.

One Hispanic babe at the one always seems to flirt with me a lot, so it doesn’t bother me much though.


36 posted on 07/27/2011 9:51:39 AM PDT by MNDude (so that's what they meant by Carter's second term)
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To: Lancey Howard
Someday I’ll relate the story of a young white fellow I know who shockingly got accepted at a very prestigious university simply because he checked the ‘African-American’ box on his application.

Probably an Urban Legend (maybe I read it on this board) but there was a story about a white student who checked the "Native American" box. When asked what tribe, he said, "SoSueMe".

37 posted on 07/27/2011 10:08:25 AM PDT by Oatka ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." –Bertrand de Jouvenel)
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To: Lancey Howard
I've been known to check the "Native" American box on forms. After all, I was born here.
38 posted on 07/27/2011 10:14:56 AM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: ozarkgirl
I find it offensive, there are hardly any lesbians...

We're wringing out our society to make 1-2% of the population feel better about themselves.

39 posted on 07/27/2011 10:54:44 AM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: Hodar

I know an obese gay man who wears overalls, too! Not flattering.


40 posted on 07/27/2011 10:55:50 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Casey Anthony is guilty as hell)
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To: Oatka

That reminds me of ‘F Troop’.

(From Wiki):

The Hekawi tribe supposedly derived their name from an incident in which the tribe became lost, exclaiming “Where the heck are we?”, which then became “We’re the Hekawi” The original name for the tribe, ‘Fugawi’, was to be changed after the censors discovered the sentence “Where the Fugawi?”


41 posted on 07/27/2011 11:17:08 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: MNDude

Some people are more equal than others.


42 posted on 07/27/2011 11:25:50 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the "Dave Ramsey Fan" ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: ozarkgirl

“got a question I’d never gotten before..... They are not used to the new “openness”.”

Just in time for the coming implementation of the federal database of medical records. If we think this data is safe or private, think again....

On a good note, that legislating away of privacy has overridden Roe.


43 posted on 07/27/2011 11:33:26 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the "Dave Ramsey Fan" ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: MNDude

Have a BLT for lunch. Since you are what you eat, you can identify yourself as “BLT.” If they ask you what it means, roll your eyes and mumble that they are “so clueless.” If they press, threaten them with hate crime charges.


44 posted on 07/27/2011 11:38:22 AM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: silverleaf

Use the write-in ballot to provide: “Hung Like A Horse.”

That oughta whinny them over.


45 posted on 07/27/2011 11:45:46 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: silverleaf; MNDude

Meant that for MNDude

my bad


46 posted on 07/27/2011 11:48:38 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Oatka; Lancey Howard

I know this is still anecdotal, but I used to date a white woman who received a scholarship to a predominantly black university. She said it was a business program and the university wanted some other than blacks (OTBs) in there. Full ride, minority scholarship.


47 posted on 07/27/2011 11:50:12 AM PDT by wxgesr (I want to be the first person to surf on another planet.)
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To: RobRoy
Here is another “fun” site at Avis. Interestingly, you can not really find it from their home page, but other homosexual sites will redirect you to it. Maybe we need to let the world know what these companies are doing:

http://redirect.avis.com/prouder/?ICID=Redirect&IID=avis.com_prouder&mpch=ads&MID=932-24909-7684-0

And I see that Avis is offering a 10% discount on gay porn on their website!

48 posted on 07/27/2011 12:01:17 PM PDT by So Cal Rocket (Task 1: Accomplished, Task 2: Hold them Accountable!)
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To: So Cal Rocket

>>And I see that Avis is offering a 10% discount on gay porn on their website!<<

Missed that one. On a side note, I didn’t know anybody paid for internet pr)n any more, except in viruses. ;-)


49 posted on 07/27/2011 12:04:23 PM PDT by RobRoy (The US today: Revelation 18:4)
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