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Home Depot building a 'le-gay-cy' for children
OneNewsNow ^ | 07-29-09 | Charlie Butts

Posted on 07/29/2009 11:05:10 AM PDT by jimluke01

Home Depot is helping to introduce children to the homosexual lifestyle.

The Nashville Gay Pride website notes that Home Depot contributed more than $5,000 to help finance the 2009 festival. The retailer also participated by conducting children's craft workshops at a special booth set up for them. The company has sponsored similar children's venues at pro-homosexual events in Atlanta, Kansas City, Durham, Portland, and San Diego.

Matt Barber of Liberty Counsel tells OneNewsNow the home improvement store is facilitating the exposure of children to sinful behavior.

"Out of some kind of notion of political correctness and being tolerant, Home Depot is contributing to all of this," he notes. "They're contributing to the corruption of children, and they need to answer for that."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: faggots; homedepot; homosexualagenda; queers; retail
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1 posted on 07/29/2009 11:05:10 AM PDT by jimluke01
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To: jimluke01

When I lived in Miami, Home Depot was called “Homo Depot” as it (and its restrooms) were notorious cruising spots for gay men.


2 posted on 07/29/2009 11:06:45 AM PDT by Clemenza (Remember our Korean War Veterans)
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To: jimluke01

Guess I’ll be doing my home improvement shopping at Lowe’s from now on.


3 posted on 07/29/2009 11:07:00 AM PDT by KansasGirl ( Obama's heroes have always been left-wing radicals.)
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To: jimluke01

I never shop at HomoDepot and all that orange makes me want to puke.


4 posted on 07/29/2009 11:08:03 AM PDT by StandUpChuck
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To: jimluke01

Still want to know: What the hell are they so proud of?


5 posted on 07/29/2009 11:11:52 AM PDT by clintonh8r ("I'm having a Colt..45" Zero's bar order at the Beer Summit.)
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To: jimluke01

ATTENTION JOE GIBBS; Owner of the Home Depot NASCAR race team. Read this report then decide ?????


6 posted on 07/29/2009 11:12:13 AM PDT by Uncle George
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To: jimluke01

That’s a shame. Some years ago, when our first Home Depot opened, I shopped there (as did many of my female friends)just to watch the contractors (men in tool belts!!)

Evidently, we’re not the only ones who were watching.....


7 posted on 07/29/2009 11:12:55 AM PDT by SueRae
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To: KansasGirl

me too. no more homo depot


8 posted on 07/29/2009 11:13:56 AM PDT by bareford101 (the obamanation is a COUNTERFEIT with a COUNTERFEIT birth cert. & 39 different ss cards)
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To: Clemenza

Home Depot was called “Homo Depot” as it (and its restrooms) were notorious cruising spots for gay men.

Just great!....The fags infest everything like roaches.


9 posted on 07/29/2009 11:14:10 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: bareford101

Well, I’m off to Lowe’s.


10 posted on 07/29/2009 11:16:58 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne (Buy Gold and Guns Now!)
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To: Dr. Thorne

Me too. Or ACE Hardware unless they have been overtaken with this “gay” junk.


11 posted on 07/29/2009 11:18:55 AM PDT by Caribou ( www.ktok.com Red State Radio free streaming)
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To: jimluke01

> “Out of some kind of notion of political correctness and being tolerant, Home Depot is contributing to all of this,” he notes.

Nope, I doubt it. Home Depot merely chasing every last buck available, regardless of source. Homosexualists have money too, and they spend it on power tools and timber just like ordinary folk do.

> “They’re contributing to the corruption of children, and they need to answer for that.”

No, they don’t. Unless it’s the intention to boycott supermarkets and petrol stations and everywhere else that allows homosexualists to buy stuff. While homosexuality is filthy and disgusting it isn’t illegal.

It’s this type of “protest” that makes people look at Conservatives funny. There are better, more effective fish to fry than this.


12 posted on 07/29/2009 11:20:24 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: jimluke01

Send Home Depot an email as I did.


13 posted on 07/29/2009 11:23:24 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: jimluke01
I just paid off 2 Home Depot floors and an AC unit..The AC works great, but the one floor does look a little gay.
14 posted on 07/29/2009 11:24:12 AM PDT by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: jimluke01

Goes well with their, and Lowe’s, work pools for illegals.


16 posted on 07/29/2009 11:28:09 AM PDT by org.whodat (Vote: Chuck De Vore in 2012.)
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To: jimluke01

Telecommunications corporations pretty much all profit from porn as do major hotels and now large businesses are subsidizing the gay movement. So much for corporate morality


17 posted on 07/29/2009 11:29:28 AM PDT by Bushwacker777
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To: jimluke01
Yet another business that won't get my money. There are plenty of places out there, to buy building supplies, I don't NEED to use this one. Most HD have a Lowe's next door or with in a mile or so.

I don't openly boycott stores and make a fuss about it, I just choose not to spend my money in stores that support this kind of perversion. I don't eat at a certain fast food restaurant for the same reason.

18 posted on 07/29/2009 11:29:29 AM PDT by DYngbld (I have read the back of the Book and we WIN!!!!)
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To: jimluke01

They need to re-theme their brand color from orange to lavender.


19 posted on 07/29/2009 11:29:31 AM PDT by ScottinVA
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To: DieHard the Hunter
Homosexualists have money too, and they spend it on power tools and timber just like ordinary folk do.

But not for the same purpose, eh?

20 posted on 07/29/2009 11:29:50 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: DieHard the Hunter

There are moral and immoral ways to seek business profits. Homo Depot has, if the reports above are anywhere close to accurate, been dabbling in the immoral side.

What happened to the old fashioned idea of advertising a decent product at a fair price and let it sell itself without dipping into the issue politics du jour?


22 posted on 07/29/2009 11:31:29 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat Party: a criminal organization masquerading as a political party)
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To: MrB

Now let’s not get naughty


23 posted on 07/29/2009 11:34:05 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat Party: a criminal organization masquerading as a political party)
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To: DYngbld

Local chain home improvement stores are worth looking at. In my neck of the woods it’s Menards. Elsewhere there are places like 84 Lumber. Visit the yellow pages (physical or online) and look for home improvement stores. The selection is often considerable when hometown establishments are included.


26 posted on 07/29/2009 11:40:40 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat Party: a criminal organization masquerading as a political party)
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To: jimluke01

Well who else will buy the pink spray paint?


27 posted on 07/29/2009 11:42:36 AM PDT by relictele
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To: Morgana

I think I will just cut up my card and send it back, and tell them why.


28 posted on 07/29/2009 11:42:51 AM PDT by annieokie (i)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

> There are moral and immoral ways to seek business profits. Homo Depot has, if the reports above are anywhere close to accurate, been dabbling in the immoral side.

I think we run into real rocks and shoals when we try to define “morality” in money terms, or “money” in morality terms. Definitely there is a line that must never be crossed: when people do cross that line, then it is almost certain that a law has been broken.

A business spending $5,000-ish to sponsor a homosexual prance-fest isn’t breaking any laws. It can be argued that they are showing poor judgment, and that they risk alienating some of their clientele who disapprove of homosexual prance-fests. But surely that is a choice that they get to make in a free society?

And if Home Depot cater to children during the prance-fest, it’s probably better than having the children running around unsupervised, targets for any child molesterer that happens to be at the festivities.

I don’t approve of their prance-fest, and I definitely would not bring my kids to Home Depot on the day of their festivities. That would be about as far as I’d feel comfortable in showing my disapproval. What message are we trying to send to Home Depot? That homosexualists shouldn’t be allowed to by four-by-two’s? I can’t see any other practical messages being sent by “making Home Depot pay”.

> What happened to the old fashioned idea of advertising a decent product at a fair price and let it sell itself without dipping into the issue politics du jour?

Commerce and politics have long enjoyed(?) an inter-twined relationship, to the point where they are probably inseparable. I don’t see that as a particularly bad thing.


29 posted on 07/29/2009 11:43:40 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: MrB

> But not for the same purpose, eh?

I shudder to think what purpose they might put their purchases to!


30 posted on 07/29/2009 11:44:36 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: DieHard the Hunter

I agree. I will continue to shop where I get the best price and is closer to home. In this case, it’s Home Depot.


31 posted on 07/29/2009 11:45:09 AM PDT by stuartcr (Everything happens as God wants it to...otherwise, things would be different.)
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To: DieHard the Hunter

No rocks and shoals for those with a Pilot.


32 posted on 07/29/2009 11:45:16 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat Party: a criminal organization masquerading as a political party)
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To: annieokie

I don’t even have their card any more. I closed my accounts after a bunch of hokey stuff happened.


33 posted on 07/29/2009 11:46:30 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat Party: a criminal organization masquerading as a political party)
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To: Morgana

Nah. I think it is mostly queens with little interest in tools of the building kind, but just like to hang out in such a “butch” atmosphere. More than likely, they meet other queens with a similar fetish rather than actual roofers, builders, etc.


34 posted on 07/29/2009 11:51:08 AM PDT by Clemenza (Remember our Korean War Veterans)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

> No rocks and shoals for those with a Pilot.

Amen, particularly if we are also equipped with a finely-tuned Moral Compass.


35 posted on 07/29/2009 11:53:12 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: DieHard the Hunter
No, they don’t. Unless it’s the intention to boycott supermarkets and petrol stations and everywhere else that allows homosexualists to buy stuff.

Did you read the part where they are actively contributing thousands of dollars to "gay pride" events?

That's not just having open doors to gay people to buy their products, but openly promoting the lifestyle.

36 posted on 07/29/2009 11:53:51 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: jimluke01

You know that this was written Charlie Butts, right?


37 posted on 07/29/2009 11:55:35 AM PDT by Sawdring
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To: Sawdring

“You know that this was written Charlie Butts, right?”
Doesn’t he have a brother named Seymour?


38 posted on 07/29/2009 11:59:33 AM PDT by dainbramaged (If you want a friend, get a dog.)
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To: DieHard the Hunter

No ifs ands or buts as you would add.

Just because virtue isn’t blared in the headlines of every world newspaper, doesn’t mean it counts for nothing that, say, Lowes and Menards are not funding these gay things. There’s no fine moral calculus involved in withholding one’s hand from evil.


39 posted on 07/29/2009 12:01:23 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat Party: a criminal organization masquerading as a political party)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Lowes has been a major sponsor of HGTV for many years. HGTV programming regularly features many, many in-your-face gay designers and contractors.

We stopped shopping at Lowes years ago, and now we’ll avoid the depot as well. Ace and Truevalue from here on out...


40 posted on 07/29/2009 12:07:45 PM PDT by ConservativeWarrior (In last year's nests, there are no birds this year.)
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To: MrB

> Did you read the part where they are actively contributing thousands of dollars to “gay pride” events?

Yup. I always try to read the entire article before responding.

> That’s not just having open doors to gay people to buy their products, but openly promoting the lifestyle.

I don’t think so. More likely it is their Public Relations people chipping in some money when asked by the prance-fest organizers. That’s what Public Relations people do: they “relate” to the company’s “public” as a part of the company’s marketing strategies.

Like it or not, homosexualists do comprise a large, legitimate market, and they do purchase power tools and building supplies just like ordinary people do.

If a group of homosexualists ask Home Depot for money so that they can have an event, Home Depot would be really silly not to give them some money. That is why Public Relations has a budget: a portion of the profits specifically designed to be given away to community events. And by supporting the event, they hope to be seen as good corporate citizens, have their logo shown, and ideally lure in some new customers from the homosexual community.

It’s a business decision, and a wise one.

The alternative would be a noisy and unnecessary boycott of their stores by their homosexual customers for discrimination. And possibly losing customers to such as Lowes, who need to nothing but keep their mouths shut and sell them power tools.

I doubt anyone at Home Depot has made an ideological decision that says “Home Depot will now advance the homosexual agenda”. It won’t be that at all: instead they will have taken the view that the prance-fest is a legitimate community event that deserves some support — just like Little League Baseball.

Yes, it is distasteful that this should be the case. However, homosexuality is no longer against the law. They have a right to hold events like their prance-fest, and Home Depot is exercising good business judgment in treating them like they would every other community organization.


41 posted on 07/29/2009 12:09:07 PM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Well said. In which case Lowes and Menards are likely to earn business from those who object to what Home Depot are doing.


42 posted on 07/29/2009 12:11:05 PM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: ConservativeWarrior

Home and Gahhhhhhden TV? The things I miss by not watching the boob tube. If Home and Gahhhhhhhden carries pro-gay programming, that is bad on Lowes. Why do gays have to twist everything decent to ruin.


43 posted on 07/29/2009 12:13:10 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat Party: a criminal organization masquerading as a political party)
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To: Morgana
21st century Steely Dan???
45 posted on 07/29/2009 7:25:17 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist -ww- I AM JIM THOMPSON!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
“What happened to the old fashioned idea of advertising a decent product at a fair price and let it sell itself without dipping into the issue politics du jour?”

You know the reason. They see a market “segment” to sell stuff to.
They assume that they won't lose other business in doing so.

46 posted on 07/29/2009 7:30:37 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I agree with Rick..)
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To: DieHard the Hunter

What does the fruitcakes and their allies going shopping have to do with exposing children to their perversion? How can it *not* be corrupting kids by exposing them to this filth? If this doesn’t warrant conservative protest then almost nothing does! If we don’t fight this evil,we’ll get what we are in effect asking for!


47 posted on 07/29/2009 8:24:43 PM PDT by liberalism is suicide (Communism,fascism-no matter how you slice socialism, its still baloney)
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To: liberalism is suicide

> What does the fruitcakes and their allies going shopping have to do with exposing children to their perversion?

Therefore, don’t bring your kids, and I promise not to bring mine. For those kids that are in attendance, would you prefer that they are supervised, or unsupervised? Home Depot will be giving them something to do in a supervised format. Unsupervised they will be free to “go with the flow” and maybe even encounter a Child Molesterer. Which is your preference?

> How can it *not* be corrupting kids by exposing them to this filth?

Our children are, like it or not, exposed to this filth daily. On television. At school. Luckily we have the choice of not attending this prance-fest, certainly not with our kids.

> If this doesn’t warrant conservative protest then almost nothing does!

There are many more useful things for Conservatives to protest against. The lack of clarity surrounding your President’s credentials would be an excellent start. Or how about the decision not to prosecute the Black Panthers for intimidation and meddling with the election? Those are opponents worthy of our steel.

> If we don’t fight this evil,we’ll get what we are in effect asking for!

Newsflash: we’ve already got it. That geenie will not go back into the bottle any time soon, unfortunately.


48 posted on 07/30/2009 4:24:53 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: Morgana

That would be a logical natural consequence.

Everything that we do in this life carries with it natural consequences. Everything.


50 posted on 07/30/2009 11:32:34 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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