Page 153 of 179 FirstFirst ... 53103143151152153154155163 ... LastLast
Results 1,521 to 1,530 of 1784

Thread: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

  1. #1521
    The Dude
    Kobie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Western NY
    Last Seen
    Today @ 10:34 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Liberal
    Posts
    42,876

    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    There was no threat tied to individual voting. Apples and oranges.
    However, it was a quite obvious attempt to bully his employees into not voting for Obama. I guess it's only OK when a "job creator" does it.
    Freedom of speech is not freedom from criticism.

  2. #1522
    Sage

    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    Last Seen
    Today @ 08:54 AM
    Lean
    Undisclosed
    Posts
    30,582

    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    He wasn't fired. Repeat: He wasn't fired. I do not know how many times I have to repeat that before people stop parroting that lie.
    He was forced to resign what difference is there. you either resign or we vote you out is the same choice. so yes in essence he was fired.
    it isn't a lie. forced to resign fired pretty much the same thing.

  3. #1523
    Traveler

    Jack Hays's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Williamsburg, Virginia
    Last Seen
    Today @ 10:31 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Independent
    Posts
    54,761
    Blog Entries
    2

    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    However, it was a quite obvious attempt to bully his employees into not voting for Obama. I guess it's only OK when a "job creator" does it.
    If anyone felt it was bullying then it was wrong. That would be an irrational reaction nonetheless. You are pushing a false equivalence. If he had demanded contributions to the Romney campaign you would have a point.
    "It's always reassuring to find you've made the right enemies." -- William J. Donovan

  4. #1524
    Sage
    RiverDad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Last Seen
    04-20-14 @ 02:16 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Conservative
    Posts
    5,039

    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    He wasn't forced out.
    Come on, be the sophisticated thinker you claim to be. These are post-hoc rationalizations/statements and this is standard for every organization. It usually involves the departing executive choosing to spend more time with his family. You know that to be true.

    If the board was standing with Eich then we would have seen all of the board members making statements of support while the crisis was brewing. They would not tolerate his leaving. They would attack the accusers for being unjust. That indicates support.

    What's going on now is a salvage operation to make Mozilla appear to be fair and the good guy and this even applies to the individual reputations of the board members.

  5. #1525
    The Dude
    Kobie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Western NY
    Last Seen
    Today @ 10:34 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Liberal
    Posts
    42,876

    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by RiverDad View Post
    Come on, be the sophisticated thinker you claim to be. These are post-hoc rationalizations/statements and this is standard for every organization. It usually involves the departing executive choosing to spend more time with his family. You know that to be true.

    If the board was standing with Eich then we would have seen all of the board members making statements of support while the crisis was brewing. They would not tolerate his leaving. They would attack the accusers for being unjust. That indicates support.

    What's going on now is a salvage operation to make Mozilla appear to be fair and the good guy and this even applies to the individual reputations of the board members.
    Did you read the NYT story I linked to earlier? Or is that all just damage control in your cynical eyes?
    Freedom of speech is not freedom from criticism.

  6. #1526
    The Dude
    Kobie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Western NY
    Last Seen
    Today @ 10:34 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Liberal
    Posts
    42,876

    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    And if conservatives are going to boycott Mozilla, as Charles Krauthammer called for, then LET THE BROWSER WARS BEGIN.

    Freedom of speech is not freedom from criticism.

  7. #1527
    Sage
    Anthony60's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Northern New Jersey
    Last Seen
    Today @ 11:08 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Conservative
    Posts
    7,524

    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by The Mark View Post
    Everything is controversial. Well, nearly everything.

    I would suggest that political views are not a valid reason to either hire or fire a person. On the other hand, arguments could be made for firing a person if their presence is disruptive enough.
    Well, if you are at will, and you are a detractor to the business, then I understand. In this case, it was the left, the oh so tolerant left, being completely intolerant bigots and going out of their way, demanding a person be let go because of their perfectly legitimate beliefs. Mozilla made a knee jerk reaction, instead of doing the right thing. Hopefully, they will see a worse backlash for being cowards.
    "We have met the enemy and they are ours..." -- Oliver Hazard Perry
    "I don't want a piece of you... I want the whole thing!" -- Bob Barker

  8. #1528
    Sage
    RiverDad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Last Seen
    04-20-14 @ 02:16 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Conservative
    Posts
    5,039

    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    Did you read the NYT story I linked to earlier? Or is that all just damage control in your cynical eyes?
    Post-hoc rationalizations are efforts to write history a particular way. If there really was an "all hands on deck" effort to keep Eich in the job, then that would have been evident DURING the battle. Doesn't that make sense to you?

  9. #1529
    Sage
    Anthony60's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Northern New Jersey
    Last Seen
    Today @ 11:08 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Conservative
    Posts
    7,524

    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    I believe you're right. Getting to the top of a multi billion dollar corporation like that suggests he is no fool. Mozilla will lose all the way around.

    His successor better be sure that any past donations somehow remain hidden from Leftists. Most other people wouldn't care where any donations may have gone..
    They should probably hire an "undocumented worker". That way, he can't be touched.
    "We have met the enemy and they are ours..." -- Oliver Hazard Perry
    "I don't want a piece of you... I want the whole thing!" -- Bob Barker

  10. #1530
    The Dude
    Kobie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Western NY
    Last Seen
    Today @ 10:34 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Liberal
    Posts
    42,876

    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by RiverDad View Post
    Post-hoc rationalizations are efforts to write history a particular way. If there really was an "all hands on deck" effort to keep Eich in the job, then that would have been evident DURING the battle. Doesn't that make sense to you?
    The battle wasn't particularly high profile until after Eich stepped down. The board was already in turmoil after his appointment.
    Freedom of speech is not freedom from criticism.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •