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JC Penney Raises Ire With Another Gay-Friendly Ad (2 "Fathers" for Fathers Day)
abc ^ | 6/2/2012 | By Abby Ellin

Posted on 06/02/2012 8:16:22 PM PDT by tobyhill

Is JC Penney trying to become GayC Penney, or is it just a smart marketer?

Last year, the company announced that Ellen DeGeneres, who is openly gay, would be its latest spokesperson. On Mother’s Day, it featured a lesbian couple in one of its ads. And now, just in time for Father’s Day, the retail chain has issued another print ad, this one with real-life couple Todd Koch and Cooper Smith, and their two young children.

The copy reads: “What makes Dad so cool? He’s the swim coach, tent maker, best friend, bike fixer and hug giver — all rolled into one. Or two.”

Once again, the ads have raised the ire of the conservative One Million Moms, that is again accusing JC Penney of promoting “sin” in its advertisements.”

“It’s obvious that JCP would rather take sides than remain neutral in the culture war,” OMM writes. “JCP will hear from the other side, so they need to hear from us as well. Our persistence will pay off! One day we will answer for our actions or lack of them. We must remain diligent and stand up for Biblical values and truth. Scripture says multiple times that homosexuality is wrong, and God will not tolerate this sinful nature.”

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gaymarriage; homosexualagenda; homsexualagenda; kenyanbornmuzzie; moralabsolutes; swrdswllwngsdshw
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1 posted on 06/02/2012 8:16:28 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill
I love the One Million Moms campaign. But I get so sick of this incessant, misdirected "remain neutral in the culture war" crap. There IS NO NEUTRALITY when it come to an onslaught of utter evil. It is exactly as Jesus said, "he who is not with me is against me."

Either JC Pansy completely repudiates this utter evil, or my days of ever darkening their doors, or website, are permanently gone.

2 posted on 06/02/2012 8:32:54 PM PDT by fwdude
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To: tobyhill

Short the stock.


3 posted on 06/02/2012 8:34:26 PM PDT by eddie willers
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To: tobyhill
Gays cannot be fathers. Legal guardians maybe, but never fathers.

JC Penney is making a mockery of ten thousand years of human tradition. Hell, they're making a mockery of nature.

4 posted on 06/02/2012 8:34:40 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: skeeter

Post-modernism denies natural law, yes.


5 posted on 06/02/2012 8:40:19 PM PDT by agrarianlady
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To: tobyhill

Gays don’t shop JC Penny either. The management running the show should be removed from office.


6 posted on 06/02/2012 8:44:41 PM PDT by boycott (CAL)
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To: tobyhill

NO MORE GAY C. PENNEY.


7 posted on 06/02/2012 8:46:00 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: tobyhill
...real-life couple Todd Koch and Cooper Smith, and their two young children.

I don't believe it is a good idea to allow mentally-ill people to raise children...

8 posted on 06/02/2012 8:47:36 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: tobyhill

Two “dads” are double cool?

Why doesn’t anyone notice or mention how “cool” it is to have no mom?


9 posted on 06/02/2012 8:49:40 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: tobyhill

I can’t boycott everything/every store that is Lib, Left, or insulting but in this case I’m never setting foot in JCP again unless this type of pro-faggot policy stops.


10 posted on 06/02/2012 8:50:02 PM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American that a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: tobyhill

The ad is nothing short of Gay Porn.

And they sent it to children.

They should be arrested.


11 posted on 06/02/2012 8:51:04 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: tobyhill

I was just following a ball game online, and they just ran an ad for some Oprah special featuring a visit at home with Neil Patrick Harris (?)and his same-sex honey, along with ‘their’ children. WTF? You can’t get thru the damn day without some sodomite bullsh*t smacking you in the face...enough!


12 posted on 06/02/2012 8:54:19 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: boycott

Gays don’t shop JC Penny either.
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Prezactly. I know. Used to work in the fashion industry. JCP would be ‘beneath them’, dahling. Nothing but ‘bridge’ or ‘high-end’ establishment were considered ‘good enough’.

Same goes for the communists I knew in the UK (academics). While touting that they were fighting for the ‘common man’.......they were driving the latest Volvos, eating at the latest trendy restaurant, buying the most expensive coffee, shopping at the trendiest boutique.....while degrading the ‘working class’ as beneath them (which most of them came from)....and saying that they were FOR them.

I was a liberal when I moved there. I came back a conservative (in the USA meaning of the word. NOT the ‘European’).


13 posted on 06/02/2012 8:55:42 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: who knows what evil?

Ya know these guys are doing more than holding hands and kissing.


14 posted on 06/02/2012 8:56:06 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: tobyhill

I’ll never shop there again.


15 posted on 06/02/2012 8:56:38 PM PDT by mplsconservative (Impeach Obama Now!)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

So what dolt ever sold this to JCP?


16 posted on 06/02/2012 8:57:06 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: tobyhill

I didn’t have too big of a problem with Ellen, she wasn’t in the ad with her “partner”. This, this is different. Is anybody advertising to God fearing WASPS anymore? I demand government intervention to make me feel better! :D


17 posted on 06/02/2012 8:58:55 PM PDT by nerdwithagun (I'd rather go gun to gun then knife to knife.)
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To: nerdwithagun

“I demand government intervention to make me feel better!”

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Not a conservative ideal by any stretch, Libertarian distortions notwhithstanding.


18 posted on 06/02/2012 9:01:58 PM PDT by EyeGuy (Armed, judgmental, fiscally responsible heterosexual.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

It’s all about ‘marketing in the board room’. Lots of gays in those positions, now (particulary in the ‘creative arts). Green Lantern has just gone ‘gay’.


19 posted on 06/02/2012 9:01:58 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Even if the result is a public flop of the company?

Well I guess those perfumed princes don’t care. They’ve all got their golden parachutes.


20 posted on 06/02/2012 9:03:17 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: EyeGuy

It’s silly sarcasm.


21 posted on 06/02/2012 9:04:17 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: nerdwithagun
I don't want the Governments help for me not to step foot in a Gay C Pennys again.
22 posted on 06/02/2012 9:05:08 PM PDT by tobyhill (Conservatives are proud of themselves, Liberals lie about themselves)
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To: tobyhill

http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/961979/jcpenney-fathers-day-ad-normalizes-gay-parenting

Dallas parents Todd Koch and Cooper Smith and their two children are featured in J.C. Penney’s June book mailed out this week.

The gay couple is just one of several dads featured in scenes with children, summer merchandise and suggestions for Father’s Day gifts.

Smith runs the Cooper Smith Agency, a PR firm that has counted some of the most preeminent companies and nonprofits among its clients.


23 posted on 06/02/2012 9:06:53 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: boycott
Gays don’t shop JC Penny either. The management running the show should be removed from office.

The free market is already taking care of this. This campaign is the result of a "hip" new management guru coming in and trying to shake things up. What they don't realize is that "gay" isn't hip. Its a cheesy obnoxious fad that more people are tiring of every day.
24 posted on 06/02/2012 9:08:08 PM PDT by Antoninus (Sorry, gone rogue.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Exactly.


25 posted on 06/02/2012 9:09:14 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: tobyhill
Gays are less than 2% of the population... and no one's ever heard of one shopping at JCP... Newspapers are struggling giving the finger to only 50% of their potential customers... ( conservatives).

Giving the finger to 98% of your customers takes something... stupidity - maybe?

26 posted on 06/02/2012 9:09:41 PM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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To: tobyhill

http://www.dallasvoice.com/parental-duty-1020727.html

When Cooper Smith and his partner Todd Koch decided to make their two of a kind into a full house, they began looking into adoption. The system was a minefield of arcane rules and strategies exacerbated by being gay parents.

Two years later, they found themselves a family of two daddies and an equal number of children, both now barely a year old. Throughout the process, the couple had questions and found their answers in random places.

Thus was born a set of twins of sort — the matching websites TwoDaddiesOneLove.com and TwoMommiesOneLove.com. The sites were designed to help those same-sex couples looking into getting in the family way. They both actually lead to one site with one mission — “to bring together gay mommies and daddies to help support each other in raising our next generation,” according to Smith. Think of them as clearinghouses of information mixed with the social network aspect of Facebook.


27 posted on 06/02/2012 9:12:25 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

How monstrously unfair to bi’s. Shouldn’t a bi be able to have one of each?


28 posted on 06/02/2012 9:17:45 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

https://mobile.twitter.com/#!/jcpenney


29 posted on 06/02/2012 9:23:25 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

Twoth the Raven, “Never more”


30 posted on 06/02/2012 9:27:21 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: tobyhill

JCPenney Is Already Going Back to the Discounting Well

The ground-breaking retail makeover of JCPenney engineered by former Apple Store executive Ron Johnson has been rooted in the concept of everyday low prices. Instead of inflating original prices that’ll inevitably be drastically marked down via sales and coupons, the store slashed original prices and promised an end to “fake” discounts and nonstop sales. Now, though, only a few short months into the “fair and square” shopping experience, JCPenney is already tweaking its game plan by (surprise!) adding more sales.

http://business.time.com/2012/06/01/jcpenney-is-already-going-back-to-the-discounting-well/#ixzz1whXBJHmn


31 posted on 06/02/2012 9:27:46 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: tobyhill

Overall, the company reported a $163 million net loss in the quarter. Customers sure have a strange way of showing how much they “love” the new JCP.

http://moneyland.time.com/2012/05/17/why-jcpenneys-no-more-coupons-experiment-is-failing/#ixzz1whXyfaDi


32 posted on 06/02/2012 9:30:19 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: HiTech RedNeck

J.C. Penney’s shares in free-fall after 1Q loss


33 posted on 06/02/2012 9:33:23 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: nerdwithagun

everybody has a problem with Ellen.She just pulled a double.Penny lost she won,wonder what she has on them.


34 posted on 06/02/2012 9:33:35 PM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: who knows what evil?
I don't believe it is a good idea to allow mentally-ill people to raise children...

Mitt's OK with it.

35 posted on 06/02/2012 10:00:22 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Obama versus Romney? Cyanide versus arsenic.)
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To: Graybeard58

“...Mitt’s OK with it.”

I hope Mitt does not hurt the decent candidates we have down ticket. We need to just keep hitting Obambi for being pro-faggot even though Romnerd is only 7.2 percent better.


36 posted on 06/02/2012 10:33:54 PM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American that a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: tobyhill

If my local JC Penny is any indicator of what has happened to the chain over the last couple decades, they’ll be BK in a year anyway.


37 posted on 06/02/2012 10:43:14 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: Antoninus
The free market is already taking care of this.

Yes, it is! The chart shows a drop from $43.18 in February to the current $25.83 The first Ellen commercials were released in February.


38 posted on 06/02/2012 10:44:04 PM PDT by mulebones
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To: Trod Upon

But then they’ll qualify for a billion dollar recovery gift from that new bankrupt czar. Wouldn’t want a black founder to fail. That would be racist as well as allowing the free market to pronounce judgement on three percent of the population.


39 posted on 06/02/2012 11:02:16 PM PDT by Eastbound (3-7-77)
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To: tobyhill

40 posted on 06/02/2012 11:25:29 PM PDT by matthew fuller (Mitt Romney is the supreme exemplification of the word SMARMY.)
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To: tobyhill

Has a gay manager taken over at JC Penny?


41 posted on 06/03/2012 3:05:11 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: tobyhill

Has a gay manager taken over at JC Penny?


42 posted on 06/03/2012 3:05:19 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: tobyhill

UGH.....the CEO is from Apple. I will NEVER buy something from them again til this crap stops.


43 posted on 06/03/2012 3:30:37 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: tobyhill
The ad has received a ton of comments online, and Cooper and Koch have heard from long-lost friends who’ve seen their photo on Facebook and on TV.

“Ninety percent of the blog posts are very positive and heartwarming. But some of the ones that are so hateful shock me,” Smith, 37, who owns a public relations firm in Dallas, told ABCNews.com. ”I just don’t know how anyone could project so much hate toward something as loving as the relationship we have with our kids. That photo was just a moment in time that showed our affection toward our children and how we care toward them. Nothing is being shoved down anybody’s throats.”

Too soon?

44 posted on 06/03/2012 5:13:34 AM PDT by sbMKE
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To: HiTech RedNeck
So what dolt ever sold this to JCP?

The one who sold this is brilliant (hail Capitalism). The ones who bought it are dolts! (hail Socialism).

Ask the clerks how they feel about the Gay trend of J C Penny. I can't believe all those people working for them aren't upset about this ... Asking would fan INTERNAL decent. If the employees would band together and rise up on this policy, management might reconsider. (but I doubt it too).

45 posted on 06/03/2012 5:55:06 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag (Still a contributing Republican? Why?)
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To: EyeGuy

you know I was kidding, right? >.>


46 posted on 06/03/2012 6:22:22 AM PDT by nerdwithagun (I'd rather go gun to gun then knife to knife.)
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To: nerdwithagun; HiTech RedNeck

“you know I was kidding, right? >.>”

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Ok.

However the critique of social conservatives for allegedly wanting government to intervene on their behalf, is a common one among libertarian types here on FR.

You know, unimportant issue like killing babies, and government sponsored mainstreaming of the pervert agenda.


47 posted on 06/03/2012 7:28:58 AM PDT by EyeGuy (Armed, judgmental, fiscally responsible heterosexual.)
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To: GOPJ

It’s more or less the assumption that when you combine more or less the gays plus their friends, you have a significant growth in business, but so far, the trend has been, you get a minimal boost for a while, then if your own business was going down, it will continue to go down since out of your total patronage, only a small percent either are gay or much less care. Then there’s the unaddressed issue of really providing more than pictures of your potential patrons’ lifestyle. What good is portraying what your own customers might do when you may simply not have their desired products?


48 posted on 06/03/2012 7:55:08 AM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: GOPJ

It’s more or less the assumption that when you combine more or less the gays plus their friends, you have a significant growth in business, but so far, the trend has been, you get a minimal boost for a while, then if your own business was going down, it will continue to go down since out of your total patronage, only a small percent either are gay or much less care. Then there’s the unaddressed issue of really providing more than pictures of your potential patrons’ lifestyle. What good is portraying what your own customers might do when you may simply not have their desired products?


49 posted on 06/03/2012 7:55:29 AM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: tobyhill

“Nothing is being shoved down anybody’s throats.”

Bad wording right there...


50 posted on 06/03/2012 7:59:29 AM PDT by oust the louse (Hey Axelrod, if Obama is the black jesus, I am Sparticus.)
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