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American multinational oil company says 'No' to homosexual agenda
LifeSiteNews.com ^ | Fri May 31, 2013 12:13 EST | by Thaddeus Baklinski

Posted on 06/01/2013 7:10:01 AM PDT by topher

DALLAS, Texas, May 30, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - At its annual shareholder meeting this week, the world's largest oil company, ExxonMobil, rejected a proposal demanding changes to its Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policy that would have granted special rights to homosexual employees.

"Had the resolution passed, the company would have been forced to begin promoting and providing 'acceptance' training of homosexuality to all employees, even if they had religious objections," said Tim Wildmon, president of the American Family Association.

The proposal, voted down by 81 percent of ExxonMobil's shareholders on May 30 read, "The Shareholders request that ExxonMobil amend its written equal employment opportunity policy to explicitly prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and to substantially implement the policy."

(Excerpt) Read more at lifesitenews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: exxon; exxonmobil; homosexualagenda; mobil
Being the son of someone who worked in the oil industry, I understand 'why'. I worked at GE, IBM, and Motorola in computing career. But the management of the oil companies I have always had a love and special regard for.

I cannot say the same of GE's incompetent management or that of the bozo's of IBM.

I guess IBM thinks it has to be MIS-managed since it is in Management Information Systems...

1 posted on 06/01/2013 7:10:01 AM PDT by topher
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To: thackney

ping


2 posted on 06/01/2013 7:10:20 AM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher
The Homosexuals wanted special rights that interfered with religious beliefs.
3 posted on 06/01/2013 7:11:17 AM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher

God bless Exxon. They are showing more moral leadership than the Episcopal Church, the United Methodist Church, the ELCA, etc. etc.


4 posted on 06/01/2013 7:12:58 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: topher

Good for EXXON.

IBM is full of the vilest scum on earth, and some of their main technocrats are actual occupy activists and “progressives”.


5 posted on 06/01/2013 7:14:38 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama equals Osama))
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To: topher
I quit going to Starbucks when some guy was hitting on all the guys in the place and all but demanding to get a hug form each male.
6 posted on 06/01/2013 7:16:03 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: topher
"Had the resolution passed, the company would have been forced to begin promoting and providing 'acceptance' training of homosexuality to all employees, even if they had religious objections," said Tim Wildmon, president of the American Family Association.

The devil is in the generalities, and in the details too... this particular thrust as described would be a bridge too far still in the USA. (Europe would lie down for it.) Too many "bitter clingers" and God bless 'em every one (anyhow, they only look bitter in the imaginations of their enemies... truth be told they are tenacious, but they see JOY in the Lord).

7 posted on 06/01/2013 7:17:05 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: mountainlion

I dunno. Thinking if God gave me the nerve, I’d walk up to him, put my arm around his shoulder, and “Buddy, do you know Jesus?” Sometimes the doors that people open for the devil, God can walk right into as well.


8 posted on 06/01/2013 7:18:07 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: topher
ExxonMobil has oil operations in Muslim countries. Imagine the reaction there if EM pushed “acceptance training” in those locations.
9 posted on 06/01/2013 7:20:01 AM PDT by CedarDave
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To: topher

See, Boy Scouts? It’s easy...just say “NO!” to queers.


10 posted on 06/01/2013 7:20:27 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: txrefugee

Exxon/Mobile is now my truck’s exclusive drink.


11 posted on 06/01/2013 7:20:34 AM PDT by txhurl (RNC 'voter suppression': attempting to limit each voter to ONE vote!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Credit Cars Services quit calling but that was the next thing I was going to say,”Do You Know Jesus?”


12 posted on 06/01/2013 7:22:04 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: topher

Buying Exxon Mobil stock now.


13 posted on 06/01/2013 7:22:57 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: CedarDave

That’s true... and also for various reasons they bring Muslims over here too on temporary assignments, coordinating with stuff going on over in the Muslim owned oil fields or connected with that.

Muslim oil is a mixed blessing. Most Islamoterrorism today isn’t oil funded; it is low or medium budget, clandestinely funded stuff. It gives a lot of Muslims something better to do than fume about the imagined ills that the West brings upon them. But if those societies ever turned... Katy bar the door, or rather Jesus bar it.


14 posted on 06/01/2013 7:23:46 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: mountainlion

Well, I’d never use the invitation cynically. I think too much of the Lord and His Name to do this.


15 posted on 06/01/2013 7:24:23 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: central_va

Probably a good thing just because of the domestic oil boom that is going on.


16 posted on 06/01/2013 7:24:37 AM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher

I don’t even know if we have an Exxon in our area. But I’m going to start seeking them out.


17 posted on 06/01/2013 7:25:09 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: who knows what evil?

They probably do have “gay spouse” benefits, but at this point any obstacle to the camel is welcome. Let’s redeem the time by offering it to the Lord.


18 posted on 06/01/2013 7:26:37 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: topher
Good to see that ExxonMobil has their drilling priorities in order.
19 posted on 06/01/2013 7:26:59 AM PDT by JPG (Stay strong.)
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To: topher

I’m am going to find the closest Exxon station and buy my gas there.


20 posted on 06/01/2013 7:27:45 AM PDT by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been offically denied)
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To: jpsb

It would be nice to find out what other oil firms are doing in this vein. My guess is that due to the necessity of engaging Muslims, who are getting at least something right if for the wrong reason, all tread carefully. But bravo to ExxonMobil (and to the Almighty God Jehovah... NOT Allah) for this. The Lion Of Judah has informed the Exxon Tiger....


21 posted on 06/01/2013 7:29:53 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

What we need is a big protest from the left so conservatives who won’t read this article can know about this and only pump Exxon/Mobile.


22 posted on 06/01/2013 7:36:09 AM PDT by txhurl (RNC 'voter suppression': attempting to limit each voter to ONE vote!)
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To: mountainlion

“I quit going to Starbucks when some guy was hitting on all the guys in the place and all but demanding to get a hug form each male.”

Were you at the Starbucks on Westheimer and Post Oak? There is certainly a celebration of alternative lifestyles on display at that location.


23 posted on 06/01/2013 7:41:52 AM PDT by Artie (We are surrounded by MORONS)
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To: central_va
I invested $500 in Exxon in the early 1990's by investing directly through the dividend reinvestment plan. I allowed all the dividends to reinvest in shares of stock plus I occasionally sent $50 to the dividend reinvestment plan to add to purchase additional shares. Today, thank's to the company's strong performance and high dividend, my small investment is worth over $20,000. At the current price of $90.47 per share the dividend rate is 2.52% and assuming the business continues to perform well the dividend may be periodically increased. By holding the stock in the dividend reinvestment plan, in addition to buying shares directly from the company and reinvesting your dividends you will receive a proxy allowing you to vote your shares at the annual meeting. If you wish to buy the shares directly from the company instead of through a broker go to this website: http://www-us.computershare.com/investor/3x/plans/planslist.asp?bhjs=1&fla=0&stype=dspp Disclaimer - I am not recommending the sale or purchase of shares and I have no relationship with the company other than the shares I own. Your decision to invest should be based on your own research and assessment of the company's prospects.
24 posted on 06/01/2013 7:42:57 AM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: topher
Accomodations for sex deviates, while operating in Arab Countries, is NOT a good business decision. In one sense, Muslims have the sex deviate treatment right (in regards to Faggots and Dykes....they lose on women treatment, however).

This country apparently will make Laws to gain the votes of ANY group that has enough numbers to make it worth "buying".

There is no more "Freedom of Association" when it comes to accommodating Protected Classes (whether Hispanics, Muslims, Blacks, Women, or Criminals)

25 posted on 06/01/2013 7:45:05 AM PDT by traditional1 (Amerika.....Providing public housing for the Mulatto Messiah)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Inspiring post of the day.


26 posted on 06/01/2013 7:46:05 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Artie

Estes Park Colorado


27 posted on 06/01/2013 7:50:16 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: who knows what evil?

If only they had done so.


28 posted on 06/01/2013 7:56:33 AM PDT by darkangel82
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To: topher

thank Heaven, although I am mightily pixed at Heaven right now for having us in the grip of devils


29 posted on 06/01/2013 7:57:33 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: topher

..or else my cousin would be taking early retirement—good for EM...


30 posted on 06/01/2013 7:58:34 AM PDT by WalterSkinner ( In Memory of My Father--WWII Vet and Patriot 1926-2007)
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To: JPG
Good to see that ExxonMobil has their drilling priorities in order.

Rimshot!

31 posted on 06/01/2013 8:01:29 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: topher

Agree with your view of the typical American oil company. They represent very well those who are willing to put their money and labor at risk to bring products of value to the market essential to our economy.

Except——I haven’t bought a gallon of Exon since it IMO screwed the taxpayers with the Alaska oil spill several years ago.

I believed the ultimate cost it bore was nothing more than a slap on the wrist——after it no doubt cashed in many political IOU’s and made many political donations.

And, it should be noted here its management did not have the guts to render an executive decision on the issue, but rather put it up for a vote by its shareholders (although it may have been required to do so by law or policy).

Exon may have concluded it was between a rock and a hard place...being the Muslim world in which it does business and the in-your-face homosexual movement in the USA, both of which the DOJ seems to want to go out of its way to protect.


32 posted on 06/01/2013 8:15:50 AM PDT by frog in a pot ("To each according to his need..." This from a guy who never had a real job and his family starved.)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Clever! Two in one succinct post!


33 posted on 06/01/2013 8:18:26 AM PDT by frog in a pot ("To each according to his need..." This from a guy who never had a real job and his family starved.)
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To: Artie
“I quit going to Starbucks when some guy was hitting on all the guys in the place and all but demanding to get a hug form each male.” Were you at the Starbucks on Westheimer and Post Oak? There is certainly a celebration of alternative lifestyles on display at that location.

Sodomite gays can intrude and disgust Starbucks patrons without complaint, but as of this morning better not light up a smoke (MJ joints excepted??) outside one of their stores.

"No smoking outside Starbucks shops starting Saturday" http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3025882/posts

34 posted on 06/01/2013 8:27:07 AM PDT by CedarDave
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To: frog in a pot; JPG

yes, succint, perfect double entendre for our times....


35 posted on 06/01/2013 8:27:21 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: txrefugee

Forget the UMC/ECUSA/ELCA, etc. Can you imagine Exxon/Mobil having to do business with these politice in Saudi Arabia?


36 posted on 06/01/2013 8:56:42 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Soul of the South
"Your decision to invest should be based on your own research and assessment of the company's prospects."

I would assess XOM's prospects as better than mine or the country's over the next 50 years or so. I think their acquisition of gas producer XTO several years ago will turn out to be particularly prescient.

My wife inherited an odd lot of Exxon that her grandmother acquired during the depression of the 1930s. It came to my wife upon the dissolution of a small trust and so has the original cost basis of grandma's Standard Oil purchase 80 odd years ago.

I forget what the basis is, but several years ago when I calculated it for her account, I noted that the cost was significantly less than the quarterly dividend then being paid, perhaps 40 or 50 cents. I can't begin to calculate what that means as a total return over that period.

37 posted on 06/01/2013 10:37:12 AM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: traditional1

please tell me you are kidding, the mooselimbs are big pedophiles


38 posted on 06/01/2013 11:01:40 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: topher

Placemark


39 posted on 06/01/2013 1:42:39 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: who knows what evil?
10 See, Boy Scouts? It’s easy...just say “NO!” to queers.

Irony - Rex Tillerson is the CEO of ExxonMobil. He is an Eagle Scout. His home is in Arlington, TX - same city where ExxonMobil and BSA have their corporate headquarters. Tillerson served as the 33rd BSA National (volunteer) President from 2010-2012. He currently sits on the BSA National Executive Committee.

3/07/2013 – BSA Chief Scout Executive Wayne Brock and Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson travelled to Nashville, TN, to meet with Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President, Frank S. Page. Tillerson asked Page to support the BSA no matter what decision is reached in May. Page said he could not do that. God's truth is abiding, Page said, and principles should not be subject to the changing tide of human opinion. Scripture, not opinion polls, should provide the basis for leadership, Page said. Later in the day, Page Tweeted: "Met today with one of the most powerful personalities I've ever met. He did not budge 1 inch. Nor did I..”

40 posted on 06/01/2013 2:34:48 PM PDT by MacNaughton
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To: MacNaughton

You packed a lot of information in that little bitty post. Thanks.


41 posted on 06/02/2013 6:29:58 AM PDT by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: topher

Filled my truck up at my nearest Exxon yesterday to say thanks and show my support. It’s rare nowadays to find a company showing even a modicum of common sense.


42 posted on 06/02/2013 11:31:06 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: mountainlion

Was he a customer or an employee?


43 posted on 06/02/2013 11:32:09 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

customer I guess.


44 posted on 06/02/2013 11:34:37 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: mountainlion

All you could do in that case I guess is stop going. If he was an employee, you could report him for sexual harassment.

Starbucks is vastly overpriced overrated anyway in my opinion.


45 posted on 06/02/2013 12:36:19 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

Starbucks is vastly overpriced overrated anyway in my opinion.

Yea but there is a higher class of tourists that come in there. My favorite place is a block away and harder to get to.


46 posted on 06/02/2013 1:19:09 PM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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