Rightwingers Think Private Enterprise Can Do No Wrong ... Unless it Does Right by Gays and Lesbians
This post is by Roy Edroso, and originally appeared on Alicublog.
Now isn't that nice? To make up for civil-unioned gay employees' shortfall in tax benefits versus married straight employees, Google is giving them a pay raise to cover the discrepancy. Conservatives should approve: No public funds expended and, after all, the new conservatism is enlightened and tolerant, not like those liberals have been trying to --
How many straight Google employees will go all “Chuck & Larry” just to make Google pay them a little extra money?
Google’s straight workers last seen practicing their lisps and learning show tunes…
What would happen if a company decided to pay heterosexuals employees more money based on their sexuality? I guess in this upside down progressive liberal world I shouldn’t even bother wondering anymore.
This discriminates against the straights for their "lifestyle" choice and they can sue for it. They can also claim that marriage has been devalued by the continued attempts to allow people who insist on labeling themselves with terms that differentiate themselves from the rest of society, yet demand to share the word that has always represented a union between a man and a woman.
What if a Muslim declared that his religion required him to have 3 wives and skree skree skreeeeee...
Never mind. I was right the first time -- they're just a bunch of deranged asshole bigots who haven't felt a pang for the underprivileged since Allan Bakke and who are flipping the fuck out because a few gay people are finally getting an even break.