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Townhall.com ^ | 4-8-2014 | Dennis Prager

Posted on 04/08/2014 2:30:05 AM PDT by servo1969

In 31 years of broadcasting, and 40 years of writing, I have never advocated a boycott of a product.

Quite the opposite, in fact.

During the 2012 presidential campaign, when the left attempted to destroy Chick-Fil-A for its owner's views on same-sex marriage, I suggested on my radio show that the Republican candidate, Mitt Romney, stand in front of a Chick-Fil-A restaurant while enjoying some Ben and Jerry's ice cream. In that way, I argued, he could show one of the great moral differences between the right and the left. Though Ben and Jerry are leftists, we conservatives do not believe that company owners' views should matter to consumers. We believe that products should speak for themselves. If the ice cream is good, despite whatever repugnance we might feel regarding the views of the makers of that ice cream, we will still purchase it.

The left does not see things that way. The left is out to crush individuals and companies with whom it differs. This is especially so today on the issue of same-sex marriage.

Perhaps the most dramatic example of this took place last week. The governing board of the widely used browser, Firefox, forced the company's CEO, Brendan Eich, to resign. The Firefox board had learned that in 2008, Eich donated $1,000 to the Proposition 8 campaign in California. Proposition 8 amended the California Constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman. In classic Communist fashion, gay rights organizations demanded that Eich publicly recant. When Eich did not, gay rights and other leftist organizations called for a boycott of Firefox. Firefox immediately forced Eich out.

All these years, the left, after coining the term "McCarthyism" in order to disparage the right, had fooled most people into believing that it is the right that suppresses liberty. The truth, of course, has been the opposite. Worldwide, with the exception of Nazi Germany (which was a uniquely race-based totalitarianism, neither left nor right -- while it rejected Marxist class-based struggle, it supported socialism ("Nazism" was short for National Socialism), every genocidal totalitarian regime of the 20th century was leftist. And domestically, too, the left has much less interest in liberty than in forcing people to act in accord with its values. A totalitarian streak is part of the left's DNA. How you think matters and what you do away outside of work matters: More than 20 states prohibit judges from being leaders in the Boy Scouts -- because the left deems the Boy Scouts homophobic.

During the McCarthy era, the left (and not only the left) screamed when people were falsely charged with supporting Stalin and Communism, one of the greatest evils in human history. But the left also screamed when people who really did aid and abet Stalin were dismissed from their jobs. In other words, for those on the left who celebrate Eich's ouster, it was evil to deprive a man who supported Stalin of a job, but it is right to fire a man who supports the man-woman definition of marriage. Such is the left's moral compass.

It is important to further note that gay employees at Firefox acknowledge that Eich never discriminated against gays, whether in employment, benefits or any other way. But that doesn't matter to the left because a totalitarian streak is part of the left's DNA.

As Princeton Professor of Jurisprudence Robert George warned on my radio show, today the left fires employees for opposition to same-sex marriage. Tomorrow it will fire employees who are pro-life ("anti-woman"). And next it will be employees who support Israel (an "apartheid state").

The reason to boycott Firefox is not that it is run by leftists. Nor is the reason to support the man-woman definition of marriage. It is solely in order to preserve liberty in the land of liberty. If Firefox doesn't recant and rehire Eich as CEO, McCarthyism will have returned far more pervasively and perniciously than in its first incarnation. The message the gay left (such as the Orwellian-named Human Rights Campaign) and the left in general wish to send is that Americans who are in positions of power at any company should be forced to resign if they hold a position that the left strongly opposes.

And right now that position is opposition to same-sex marriage.

Think about that. In the United States of America today, the belief that marriage should remain defined as the union of a man and woman is portrayed as so vile by the left that anyone who holds it is unfit for employment.

A handful of those on the gay (and straight) left have spoken out against the forced resignation of Eich. If their words are to mean anything, they must join in the call to boycott Firefox. Otherwise, their protestations are meaningless, made solely to preserve their moral credibility.

The battle over Firefox is the most important battle in America at this particular moment. If you use Firefox, uninstall it. Instead use Internet Explorer, Chrome, Opera, Safari, or try Pale Moon for Windows, which is based on the Firefox engine and will import all of your bookmarks. For mobile devices, you can try Puffin.

America can have liberty or it can have Firefox. Right now, it cannot have both.


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1 posted on 04/08/2014 2:30:06 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Done yesterday 12 computers to Pale Moon.


2 posted on 04/08/2014 2:59:03 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: servo1969

Thank-you for posting this Dennis Prager piece on the left and its form of fascism. Prager is one of the clearest, moral thinkers we have in America. My husband receives his emails and makes a hard copy for me to read and for us to discuss. I think his ideas should be in wider circulation.

As Prager warned, now it will be justified for someone to be fired for being “anti-gay” for voting pro-marriage. Next time it will be “anti-woman” for being against abortion and “pro- apartheid” for supporting Israel.

We have entered an authoritarian world.


3 posted on 04/08/2014 3:02:07 AM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: mazda77

I also put Pale Moon on my PC. Seems to be running pretty well.


4 posted on 04/08/2014 3:07:42 AM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: mazda77
Did Pale Moon yesterday also.

I was pleasantly surprised to see it import all my bookmarks and all but one of my add ons and extensions.

5 posted on 04/08/2014 3:13:43 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: servo1969

Done.


6 posted on 04/08/2014 3:18:47 AM PDT by Salvey
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To: servo1969

Transferred my address book last night. Bookmarks today.
Firefox to Safari tonight.
Firefox, Thunderbird going, going, gone.
Plan on sending them an e-mail with my decision.


7 posted on 04/08/2014 3:19:25 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: servo1969
Looks like one of the little Facists who instigated this situation is about to get his

OkCupid's CEO Donated to an Anti-Gay Campaign Once, Too
8 posted on 04/08/2014 3:22:09 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: servo1969
Download Opera, the best browser out there.
9 posted on 04/08/2014 3:22:18 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: servo1969

Tyranny seems to come naturally to women and sodomites...


10 posted on 04/08/2014 3:22:52 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: servo1969

bump


11 posted on 04/08/2014 3:26:59 AM PDT by Skooz (Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us)
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To: Oshkalaboomboom

I’ve read that Pale Moon is a tweaked up Firefox browser. Anybody know?


12 posted on 04/08/2014 3:47:33 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Character matters for those who understand the concept)
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To: servo1969

Did it yesterday. Left a nice note on their feedback page telling them exactly why, too. Felt great.


13 posted on 04/08/2014 3:51:00 AM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Loud Mime

It is very much like FF. FF is open source, meaning anyone can use their software for free. Pale Moon used a FF base and did their own thing with it.


14 posted on 04/08/2014 4:05:39 AM PDT by Marie (When are they going to take back Obama's peace prize?)
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To: Loud Mime

I also downloaded Pale Moon dumped FF, it has nothing to do with Mozilla FF, the developer simply used FF code as its base code, which BTW is open source.

PM works is exactly like FF, and works better, no affiliation with FF at all.


15 posted on 04/08/2014 4:05:53 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: servo1969

Just sent Mozilla this feedback........

Forcing your CEO to resign over his donating to a traditional marriage cause 5 yrs. ago is Fascism, period.
I’ve been using Firefox and Thunderbird on my 3 Macs for many years.
No more. Deleting FF and T’bird today, plus my PC at work.
Recall how well the gay boycott worked against Chic-fil-A ? A complete bust.
Chic-fil-A just passed KFC in sales with half as many stores.
Rehire the CEO and I may consider returning.


16 posted on 04/08/2014 4:06:37 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: Red in Blue PA

I’ve got a saved Firefox browser page as “Opera” bookmarks” ,, how to make them into “real” bookmarks? instructions in Opera “help” are not helpful.


17 posted on 04/08/2014 4:08:42 AM PDT by Neidermeyer (I used to be disgusted , now I try to be amused.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

What is the extension for Opera that will do the same thing as Remove It Permanently or YARIP in Firefox?


18 posted on 04/08/2014 4:13:44 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: servo1969; rdb3; Calvinist_Dark_Lord; JosephW; Only1choice____Freedom; amigatec; Still Thinking; ...

19 posted on 04/08/2014 4:14:34 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: tanknetter

The comments after the article you refer to are both stunning and frightening. The number of people favoring what is being done by these fascists should make every conservative sit up and take notice.


20 posted on 04/08/2014 4:21:13 AM PDT by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: Neidermeyer

Install a bookmarks extension in Opera. I’m using Bookmarks Manager on the latest version of Opera and it’s working fine.

Export your Firefox bookmarks as an HTML file.

Click the Bookmarks Manager icon in Opera (to the right of the URL field) and select Manage & Import. Click Import Bookmarks, then navigate to your saved HTML file to import them.


21 posted on 04/08/2014 4:24:22 AM PDT by Nickname
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To: ShadowAce

thxs.


22 posted on 04/08/2014 4:25:46 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: mazda77
Done yesterday 12 computers to Pale Moon.

Me too, both of mine moved from firefox to Pale Moon.

I can't really tell the difference, neither speed nor ease of use seem to be changed.

I sent mozilla a note and told them why, but I'm not expecting any miracles.

23 posted on 04/08/2014 4:28:29 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Exterminate the terrorist savages, everywhere.)
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To: servo1969

Don’t mind me.
Just changing my tagline.

OH! And BUMP!


24 posted on 04/08/2014 4:32:38 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: Loud Mime

Couldn’t get Pale Moon to load my msn home page. Went to Chrome, working fine, will try opera.


25 posted on 04/08/2014 4:32:58 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ("There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: servo1969

I uninstalled Mozilla in my tablet, droid, and desktop.


26 posted on 04/08/2014 4:33:08 AM PDT by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: mazda77

Me too! Pale Moon is great!


27 posted on 04/08/2014 4:38:51 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: servo1969
During the McCarthy era, the left (and not only the left) screamed when people were falsely charged with supporting Stalin and Communism, one of the greatest evils in human history. But the left also screamed when people who really did aid and abet Stalin were dismissed from their jobs. In other words, for those on the left who celebrate Eich's ouster, it was evil to deprive a man who supported Stalin of a job, but it is right to fire a man who supports the man-woman definition of marriage. Such is the left's moral compass.

I don't have an hr to type all of it. However, I have a great story via a Senior Citizen friend who's dad was a "B" rated actor who knew Ronaldus Maximus and he said yes their were Commies in Hollywierd then and they were trying to get him to join the Commie-party all the time! Why do you think Reagan was such a hard @$$ in this arena? He had dealt with them when they tried to destroy his Union!

So the question begs, where they really falsely charged or were they truly Commies?

28 posted on 04/08/2014 4:43:44 AM PDT by taildragger (The E-GOP won't know what hit them, The Party of Reagan is almost here, hang tight folks....)
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To: Vinnie
Rehire the CEO and I may consider returning

He hee.... He ought to go on Kick-Starter to ask for money to start a new browser / suite, oh their heads would explode !

29 posted on 04/08/2014 4:45:51 AM PDT by taildragger (The E-GOP won't know what hit them, The Party of Reagan is almost here, hang tight folks....)
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To: servo1969

Ping


30 posted on 04/08/2014 4:53:58 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (for)
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To: Russ
You can go to Mozilla's feedback page and see a different story. People are pissed at them and letting them hear about it. It is setting records for negative feedback over there.

https://input.mozilla.org/en-US/?selected=7d&date_start=2014-03-28

31 posted on 04/08/2014 4:55:12 AM PDT by EricT. (ARBEIT MACHT FREI- now get back to work you taxpaying peasant!)
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To: Red in Blue PA

OK, I did that first and was not going to drag each and every of my almost 1000 bookmarks to their manual toolbar. If you know of a way to get them there using another method, please clue me in. You can import bookmarks to a dropdown side menu but not to the toolbar.


32 posted on 04/08/2014 4:59:07 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: taildragger

Kickstarter is on the leftistnazi side as well. They refused to let a guy kickstart a movie that tells the real history and truth of Dr. Gosnell. The Philly abortion doctor.


33 posted on 04/08/2014 5:01:22 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: servo1969

OK.

Whats a good e-mail program?

I despise Outlook and Express and now Thunderbird also.


34 posted on 04/08/2014 5:07:16 AM PDT by Delta 21 (If you like your freedom, you can keep your freedom. Period.)
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To: Neidermeyer; Red in Blue PA; Nickname

Re: bookmarks in Opera,

I have been using xmarks for years to manage my bookmarks across multiple computers. Unfortunately, it didn’t have an Opera extension.

What I found is there is a “Chrome” extension (add-on) for Opera that allows a lot of Chrome add-ons to work.:
https://addons.opera.com/en/extensions/details/download-chrome-extension-9/?display=en

Once you install that, the xmarks chrome app works perfectly.
http://download.xmarks.com/download/all

One last point that took me a minute to find.
You have to enable the bookmarks in Opera to even show up:
opera://settings
Scroll down until you see the “bookmarks bar” and enable it.

Now, with xmarks enabled, I have synced my bookmarks at work and at home.

I hope this helps.


35 posted on 04/08/2014 5:15:24 AM PDT by Gvl_M3
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To: mazda77

I posted a method with Xmarks and Opera in post 35.


36 posted on 04/08/2014 5:16:27 AM PDT by Gvl_M3
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To: servo1969; ShadowAce
"Uninstall Firefox"

I will NOT be uninstalling Firefox.

While this 'Homofascist' situation is unfortunate(and Mozilla's reaction to it), it's still a great browser that does what I need it to do.

This is truly an insane time in which we are living. We have the among the worst kinds of criminals in the highest places in our government at all levels and finance. Both fleece us daily and actively plot against us all. Instead, we have a constant uproar over what people do with their genitals, or what a "marriage" is.

All of this would be a non-issue if the state rightfully had NOTHING to do with marriage in the first place.

37 posted on 04/08/2014 5:23:33 AM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: mazda77

export your bookmarks as an HTML file, then import it back into your new browser. It takes about 10 seconds.


38 posted on 04/08/2014 5:28:03 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: KoRn

Those same criminals are wholly involved in ramming homosexuality down my throat and yours. It’s much more than a genital or marriage issue. You’ve been here long enough to realize that.


39 posted on 04/08/2014 5:35:58 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: Future Snake Eater; Gvl_M3

I get bookmarks, and have the bookmarks toolbar enabled but I cannot get the links into the toolbar without doing it manually for each folder and link. I have them under the bookmarks icon using the HTML file process but it is a dropdown from the bookmarks icon in the upper right corner of the screen and I have LOTS of Folders and lots of links in those folders. I care not to go through the endless subfolder routine just to get to a desired link.


40 posted on 04/08/2014 5:36:45 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: servo1969

Never installed it on this machine. I was tired of all the crashes related to faulty plug-ins anyhow.


41 posted on 04/08/2014 5:49:06 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: mazda77

Do I delete Firefox first or after I download Pale Moon. I’m short of time and coffee as medical appointment looming in minutes. Thanks


42 posted on 04/08/2014 5:52:44 AM PDT by mcshot (..."And this too shall end.")
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To: servo1969
Folks, A war is being waged on decent, conservative Americans. The Left came to the fight with an AK47, while the Right continues to fight with a Nerf gun. The Left is winning easily.

There was a time in this country when good people refused to allow evil to take over their communities. They banded together to shun & reject evil residents, refusing to do business with them or even acknowledge them in any way. Evil people were strongly urged to leave & never return.

These tactics worked. They are working now for the Left. There was never any question of the rightness of these tactics. Good people just don't associate with bad people.

Every conservative should scrutinize their business/personal relationships & end those with people & businesses that support perversion & deviancy.

I just removed Mozilla Firefox from my computer. Bye bye perverts. You need my business, I can do without yours.

Individuals & businesses are free to support whatever they wish, just as I am free to spend or NOT spend my money any way I please. I chose not to support/enrich those who peddle perversion.

For every one of those Ben & Jerry's cones we eat a portion of the profits goes to promote perversion & denigrate decent people. We might as well send a box of ammo directly to GLAAD.

This is a war being waged on YOU. Your life & livelihood are seriously threatened. You had better get involved.

43 posted on 04/08/2014 5:54:52 AM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: mcshot

Nope, don’t delete a thing. Just make PM your default browser and also download the app that migrates all of your bookmarks. It is really seamless and only take a few minutes. I do like Opera better overall but the bookmarks toolbar thing screws that up. I have sent a request to the Opera people to ask for a better way of importing to the toolbar and not just the dropdown bookmark icon.


44 posted on 04/08/2014 5:57:04 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: servo1969
Darn!

I uninstalled Firefox and it didn't ask me why I was leaving.

Hate it when I can't post a really good rant.

45 posted on 04/08/2014 5:59:48 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys-Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat-But they know what's best for you.)
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To: mcshot

Not to be so literal, go ahead and uninstall Firefox once you see things operating correctly on BM


46 posted on 04/08/2014 6:00:31 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: Mister Da

Well said!


47 posted on 04/08/2014 6:01:48 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: mazda77

I am Freeping on Torch.


48 posted on 04/08/2014 6:02:48 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: servo1969

I run Ubuntu 12.04 and changed yesterday to Madori.

Works fine.


49 posted on 04/08/2014 6:03:02 AM PDT by old curmudgeon
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To: Red in Blue PA

I’ve got Opera on my iMac. Very fast!


50 posted on 04/08/2014 6:07:56 AM PDT by JaguarXKE (1973: Reporters investigate All the President's Men. 2013: Reporters ARE all the President's men)
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