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Alan Colmes: Imprisonment or a Fine Appropriate for Christian Small Business Owner...
Rightwing News ^ | 2/27/14 | Tiffiny Ruegner

Posted on 02/28/2014 11:55:37 AM PST by Impala64ssa

...who won't bake gay wedding cake

I was reading on a facebook page today: Soooo, would I be wrong to send a local KKK chapter a list of black businesses and tell them to demand that the business provide services for their next rally?

What a clever question… should the government be allowed to tell business what should and shouldn’t do even if it means doing something that the business considers unethical? Alan Colmes seems to think so and be imprisoned if they don’t obey government edict.

Ah, the tolerant left strikes again– Far left crank Alan Colmes argued today that imprisonment or a fine is appropriate for a business that won’t serve gays.

Tucker Carlson: We can disagree on something without you calling the cops and getting you sent to prison because you disagree with me. Every gay person I know I think would agree with that… It’s sick to imprison someone who won’t bake a cake a gay wedding.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: alancolmes; homoagenda; homosexualagenda; ssm; ssmagenda; tuckercarlson
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Video at link. Instead of getting their collective panties in wad(HMM, poor choice of words dealing with this demographic?) Here's an idea, since the LGBT(FUBAR) community prides itself on being well educated and tend to be of much more than modest means, why don't they open up their OWN gay-friendly businesses? Hey, it's free enterprise, that still means something
1 posted on 02/28/2014 11:55:37 AM PST by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

Same with churches that won’t perform marriage ceremony Alan?


2 posted on 02/28/2014 11:56:40 AM PST by edcoil (Realism is only a socially accepted for of pessimism)
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To: Impala64ssa

Knockout Game and Polar Bear Hunting = just some yuts fooling around

Don’t bake a cake for that gay someone = 1 year in jail


3 posted on 02/28/2014 11:57:37 AM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: Impala64ssa

“... why don’t they open up their OWN gay-friendly businesses?”

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What? And pass up all the preferential hand-outs and freebies the radical left gives them, and does for them, just to keep their votes? That would be too much work, anyway. Someone else should pay for their freak show. (/s)


4 posted on 02/28/2014 11:58:45 AM PST by EagleUSA
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To: Impala64ssa

The Bro’w. What a load of patoot.

FauX NooZZZ qualified


5 posted on 02/28/2014 11:59:18 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Impala64ssa

With liberals, the joy is in using force, not letting free markets work this issue out.


6 posted on 02/28/2014 11:59:33 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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To: Impala64ssa

You wanna start a CW, Colmes?

Just let the lib-O-dorks do that to him.

We’ve had it.

There is a reason gun sales are going through the roof.


7 posted on 02/28/2014 12:00:17 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Impala64ssa

Does Colmes support similar punishment for Muslim owned businesses that refuse to serve gays?


8 posted on 02/28/2014 12:02:06 PM PST by GreenHornet
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To: Impala64ssa

There’s a halal bakery and restaurant here in town.

Think I’ll go in next week, order a BLT, and then file a lawsuit against them after they throw me out.


9 posted on 02/28/2014 12:02:10 PM PST by Arm_Bears (Shoot cops that shoot dogs.)
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To: Impala64ssa

The Wit and Wisdom of Alan Colmes - Translated: Businesses belong to the government, since they couldn’t exist without the infrastructure the government built for them. Therefore, they have to do whatever the government says. :)


10 posted on 02/28/2014 12:02:56 PM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: Impala64ssa

It still seems to me that bakers and photographers could avoid this problem by listing themselves as “artists.” Baking may not be very artistic, but cake decoration is.

I believe we have a long tradition of “artistic freedom” in this country, including the right to decide what work one is willing to do.

And if an artist is forced to work for someone they don’t like, then they can take advantage of their artistic license to....uh....make a statement.


11 posted on 02/28/2014 12:03:16 PM PST by JoeDetweiler
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To: Impala64ssa

If Alan Comes wants to jail and fine people over freedom of association, then I want Alan Comes jailed and fined for freedom of speech. /s

Natural rights.


12 posted on 02/28/2014 12:03:18 PM PST by READINABLUESTATE ("If guns cause crime, there must be something wrong with mine." -Ted Nugent)
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To: Impala64ssa

So straight couples can sue to use gay bathhouses?


13 posted on 02/28/2014 12:03:37 PM PST by struggle
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14 posted on 02/28/2014 12:03:47 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: 2banana

You may be learning what it means to be a member of a vanquished group; Beatings,killings, rapes, insults, ignorance, poverty, crushed by the victors suits all come with the territory occupied by conquered peoples. As the Gaul said to the Roman; “Woe to the conquered!” For a comparison with today’s psychology I refer people to American exclusionary attitudes before the Civil War. In short, no nonsense.


15 posted on 02/28/2014 12:04:17 PM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Impala64ssa

Hey Alan, why don’t you head on down to your local bathhouse and hang out with your buddies?


16 posted on 02/28/2014 12:04:46 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Impala64ssa

Alan Colmes and Bill Press.....finalists for the Nobel Prize for Smarm.


17 posted on 02/28/2014 12:05:05 PM PST by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Broi)
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To: Impala64ssa
Feelings like those expressed by Alan Colmes make me post this over and over.. please use scroll bar if you find it tedious.

The 1960s Marxist-Alinsky campus radical, psycho spoiled brats were celebrated in the establishment MSM as the most intelligent generation ever! They are now arguably that very establishment that praised them and they hold themselves and their ideological issue in even higher regard.

They hijacked the now defunct Democratic Party in the 1970s. The new party is the Demobrat Party consisting of the aged 1960s Marxist-Alinsky campus psycho spoiled brats and their bratty ideological issue. The fault is ours. Abe will explain from "the other side."

You initiated a policy to tolerate the Marxist-Alinsky radicals and let them rant; not only has it not ceased but was constantly augmented by decades of infiltration and indoctrination. You now have two Americas. In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached and passed. A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half statist and half free; I do not expect the house to fall; but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing, or all the other.


18 posted on 02/28/2014 12:05:10 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Impala64ssa

Alan Colmes is one of the ugliest people on the face of the earth. He’s not very good looking either.


19 posted on 02/28/2014 12:05:57 PM PST by facedown (Armed in the Heartland)
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To: Impala64ssa

The Progressives are becoming more and more brazen every day. (Double standards everywhere.)

IMHO


20 posted on 02/28/2014 12:06:43 PM PST by ripley
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To: struggle

“So straight couples can sue to use gay bathhouses?”

No sane straight couple would try that. EeeeeuuuuuuuuU!


21 posted on 02/28/2014 12:06:51 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Impala64ssa

I like the suggestion I saw somewhere that somebody should go into a bakery in SF and order a cake for their friends at the Westboro Baptist Church, with “GOD HATES FAGS!” for icing.


22 posted on 02/28/2014 12:07:14 PM PST by jiggyboy
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To: jiggyboy

[ I like the suggestion I saw somewhere that somebody should go into a bakery in SF and order a cake for their friends at the Westboro Baptist Church, with “GOD HATES FAGS!” for icing. ]

DO NOT EAT IT!

I would definately send it to lab to test for anomolous substances after picking it up, if any are found, SUE THEM for product tampering!


23 posted on 02/28/2014 12:10:05 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Impala64ssa
skeletor photo: skeletor Skeletor2.jpg
24 posted on 02/28/2014 12:10:16 PM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: EagleUSA

“... why don’t they open up their OWN gay-friendly businesses?”

Because they are purposely shopping for businesses that don’t want to service their weddings so that they can shut them down.


25 posted on 02/28/2014 12:11:05 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Arm_Bears

Good plan, let us know how that goes.


26 posted on 02/28/2014 12:11:42 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Impala64ssa

Once a Neo-Fuedalist Control Freak Statist, ALWAYS a Neo-Fuedalist Control Freak Statist.

The Cake Maker is an Artist, they are making a custom product or service that utilizes their artisic craft, Doesn’t the Cake maker as an artist have4 an artistic right ot refuse a project they either feel wouldn’t do a good job or goes against their personal belifs as an artist?


27 posted on 02/28/2014 12:11:56 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Impala64ssa
13th amendment: Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.
28 posted on 02/28/2014 12:12:35 PM PST by freerepublicchat
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To: Impala64ssa

Colmes give far-left cranks a bad name. I keep wishing Monica would neuter him with a pair of dull scissors on the O’Reilly Factor.


29 posted on 02/28/2014 12:12:45 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Arm_Bears

[ There’s a halal bakery and restaurant here in town.

Think I’ll go in next week, order a BLT, and then file a lawsuit against them after they throw me out. ]

Hopefully they will let you leave with your head or hand .... attached and not in a conveinient take out bag....


30 posted on 02/28/2014 12:13:07 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Impala64ssa

The argument that we can’t allow businesses to discriminate on characteristics like skin color, but we can allow them to discriminate based on religion, is a very weak one that I think we’ll lose. Religion is based on personal choice. It isn’t an immutable characteristic like race. Saying that religion is constitutionally protected isn’t a very strong argument either. The left now claims gay marriage is a constitutional right, and they seem to have at least the lower courts on their side.


31 posted on 02/28/2014 12:13:39 PM PST by CitizenUSA (Sodomy and abortion: the only constitutional rights cherished by Democrats.)
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To: facedown

Colmes and Valerie Jarrett look like they come from the same lizard family.


32 posted on 02/28/2014 12:13:41 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Arm_Bears

[ There’s a halal bakery and restaurant here in town.

Think I’ll go in next week, order a BLT, and then file a lawsuit against them after they throw me out. ]

Found a flaw in your plan... What if they use Turkey Bacon?


33 posted on 02/28/2014 12:13:41 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Impala64ssa

“why don’t they open up their OWN gay-friendly businesses?”

And they wouldn’t have to serve people they thought were straight. Good idea!

Given our right to freely associate, who now can a store turn away?


34 posted on 02/28/2014 12:14:09 PM PST by DBrow
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To: Impala64ssa

> “Here’s an idea, since the LGBT(FUBAR) community prides itself on being well educated and tend to be of much more than modest means, why don’t they open up their OWN gay-friendly businesses?”

Because the agenda is to destroy the Church or make it disappear.


35 posted on 02/28/2014 12:14:19 PM PST by Hostage (ARTICLE V)
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To: facedown

Skeletor.

Someone got it pegged when they gave Alan that nickname.


36 posted on 02/28/2014 12:14:29 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Snickering Hound

Lol, I just made that comment.


37 posted on 02/28/2014 12:14:53 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: CitizenUSA

[ The argument that we can’t allow businesses to discriminate on characteristics like skin color, but we can allow them to discriminate based on religion, is a very weak one that I think we’ll lose. Religion is based on personal choice. It isn’t an immutable characteristic like race. Saying that religion is constitutionally protected isn’t a very strong argument either. The left now claims gay marriage is a constitutional right, and they seem to have at least the lower courts on their side. ]

What about Artistic Expression, the producer of custom made contracted artwork should definetly have the right to refuse ANY contract request based on their own Artisitic Expression which is certainly influenced by ANY of their own personal beliefs.


38 posted on 02/28/2014 12:15:18 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Arm_Bears

What makes you think you’ll get out?


39 posted on 02/28/2014 12:15:24 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: GraceG

Oh you wouldn’t get the cake, you’d get a lot of, what is the phrase, “hate speech” about why it’s all about choice for them but hate by those evil Christians.


40 posted on 02/28/2014 12:15:49 PM PST by jiggyboy
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To: CitizenUSA

I think a privately owned business should be able to refuse service to anyone they want, and to employ whomever they want and establish their own policies. If they are that bad, the free market would take care of it.


41 posted on 02/28/2014 12:16:33 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: ripley

Worst part is, our GOPE leadership really believe they are dealing with rational people who have an equal respect for our Constitution and our Republic! They just cannot be that dumb!


42 posted on 02/28/2014 12:17:49 PM PST by glennaro
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To: Da Coyote

I’m with you. The fags demand a cake, the baker refuses on grounds of conscience, and the Gestapo comes around to drag him off to jail?

Uh uh. A hundred or so decent Americans take up arms, surround the bakery, and dare the nazis to try to enter.

The Revolution started over just such an incursion. True, that one threatened what eventually became the Second Amendment, while this threatens the First. But the point is, in both cases a fed-up citizenry took up arms against a tyrant.

If the tree of Liberty needs watering, let’s quit stalling and open the floodgate.


43 posted on 02/28/2014 12:18:11 PM PST by IronJack
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To: Impala64ssa

Colmes is dumber than a rock and not near as useful. When brains were passed out he was forgotten.


44 posted on 02/28/2014 12:18:56 PM PST by mulligan (I)
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To: Impala64ssa

I recall a news article about a Muslim cab driver refusing some fares... hhhmmm


45 posted on 02/28/2014 12:19:21 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Impala64ssa

I throw my shoe at Alan Colmes


46 posted on 02/28/2014 12:19:59 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: Impala64ssa

Can we mail Alan Colmes to Russia? Let’s see how long he lasts over there!


47 posted on 02/28/2014 12:21:34 PM PST by hockeyfan44 (No more RINOS!!!)
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To: Impala64ssa

After they ate one cake I was forced to make for them they wouldn’t be coming back for another.

I guarantee.


48 posted on 02/28/2014 12:22:42 PM PST by Iron Munro (Albert Einstein: The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: Impala64ssa

FU AC. Fascist.


49 posted on 02/28/2014 12:22:57 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: GreenHornet
Does Colmes support similar punishment for Muslim owned businesses that refuse to serve gays?


Do not expect consistency , honesty or fairness from the radical, revolutionary Left exemplified by people like Colmes, et al.

They are committed to overthrowing the United States as we know it by seizing control of the levers of power and destroying the country from within using any means necessary.

All of these ideological positions they spout are at the core, simply tactics to aid in their overthrow.

African-Americans, Gays, women and aggrieved, angry and alienated members of society are simply useful idiots and expendable, disposable cannon fodder in their culture war against the” America as we know it “ that they hate so much.

They are getting close to the end of their 60 year Long March through America's political, cultural and economic Institutions, so they are feeling confident enough to cast off the sheep's clothing they have been wearing to disguise the fact , in truth, they are actually ravenous wolves who have been patiently building their lists of people destined for the Gulags and re education camps.

They have much, much more planned than just jail for the the hated enemies who have the insolence to disagree with them and they are dropping their guards and beginning to care less whether ordinary Americans know their true intentions

50 posted on 02/28/2014 12:25:48 PM PST by rdcbn
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