View Poll Results: What's More Important - the "Right" to Discriminate, or Freedom From Discrimination?

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  • The Right to Discriminate

    38 33.04%
  • Freedom From Discrimination

    77 66.96%
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    Re: Which Is More Important? The Right to Discriminate, or Freedom from Discriminati

    Quote Originally Posted by rabbitcaebannog View Post
    No. If I own a business, I'm in the business to sell my product, not decide if people are moral enough to buy my stuff. Quite frankly, it's none of my business what they do on their free time.
    Nor is it their business what you do in your free time, right?
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    Re: Which Is More Important? The Right to Discriminate, or Freedom from Discriminati

    Quote Originally Posted by AlbqOwl View Post
    Nor is it their business what you do in your free time, right?
    In a word, yep.

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    Re: Which Is More Important? The Right to Discriminate, or Freedom from Discriminati

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Your own hypocrisy is not excused nor mitigated by you claiming that others may have been. That is just a tremendously weak argument that in no way shape or from denies your own hypocrisy.

    What you should give concern about is that your hypocrisy on the issue of eminent domain destroys any credibility your professed views may have since your action speak so loudly in the opposite direction.
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    Re: Which Is More Important? The Right to Discriminate, or Freedom from Discriminati

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    What you should give concern about is that your hypocrisy on the issue of eminent domain destroys any credibility your professed views may have since your action speak so loudly in the opposite direction.
    Do you think it would be wrong for someone use force to take what belongs to you?

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    Re: Which Is More Important? The Right to Discriminate, or Freedom from Discriminati

    Quote Originally Posted by Federalist View Post
    Do you think it would be wrong for someone use force to take what belongs to you?
    that would greatly and significantly depend on who that someone is and the other important details of the event.
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    Re: Which Is More Important? The Right to Discriminate, or Freedom from Discriminati

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    that would greatly and significantly depend on who that someone is and the other important details of the event.
    Interesting. So you think it might be just for someone to use force to take what belongs to you. Under what circumstances would you think this would be just?
    Last edited by Federalist; 05-03-14 at 09:00 PM.

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    Re: Which Is More Important? The Right to Discriminate, or Freedom from Discriminati

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    What you should give concern about is that your hypocrisy on the issue of eminent domain destroys any credibility your professed views may have since your action speak so loudly in the opposite direction.
    If you are friends with a person who, unbeknownst to you, commits murder, are you an accessory to murder or otherwise a supporter of murder?
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    Re: Which Is More Important? The Right to Discriminate, or Freedom from Discriminati

    Quote Originally Posted by mak2 View Post
    Government enforced racism is a blemish on the history of a great country. I hope it never returns.
    Government enforced racism is still going on. Affirmative action.

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    Re: Which Is More Important? The Right to Discriminate, or Freedom from Discriminati

    Yes, AA is a symptom of racism, but is not it.
    Quote Originally Posted by cpgrad08 View Post
    Government enforced racism is still going on. Affirmative action.
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    Re: Which Is More Important? The Right to Discriminate, or Freedom from Discriminati

    Quote Originally Posted by mak2 View Post
    Yes, AA is a symptom of racism, but is not it.
    AA treats people differently based on their skin color, just like Jim Crow laws. Its un american.

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