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Indenturedebtor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-19-08 05:21 PM
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10. Well with a "berg" or "stein" or "obama" in your name...
I wonder if they would even call you. It seems likely that they wouldn't right?

I mean seriously, how is this any different than saying in a want ad "We are a White Company"? :shrug:
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  -Christians only need apply Indenturedebtor  May-19-08 04:51 PM   #0 
  - Well, it's apparently true when running for President.....  LisaM   May-19-08 04:52 PM   #1 
  - I would neither work for nor patronize such a company. You would think it would be discriminatory. I  GreenPartyVoter   May-19-08 04:55 PM   #2 
  - It's certainly how I feel when I read it.  Warpy   May-19-08 04:56 PM   #3 
  - But Buddha is just like Jesus!  Indenturedebtor   May-19-08 04:57 PM   #4 
  - Is it ok to discriminate based on color, creed, age, sex, etc?  uppityperson   May-19-08 05:03 PM   #5 
  - I see fish symbols in the phone book. I don't think that they do not want money from  Mountainman   May-19-08 05:04 PM   #6 
  - It is marketing aimed at a Demographic.  Ytzak   May-19-08 05:08 PM   #7 
  - I don't think it's discriminatory to advertise bus affiliation for sales  Indenturedebtor   May-19-08 05:15 PM   #9 
     - If the company disqualifed an applicant becasue of religion that would be discriminatory...  Ytzak   May-19-08 08:22 PM   #26 
  - It makes me uncomfortable  GloriaSmith   May-19-08 05:14 PM   #8 
  - Well with a "berg" or "stein" or "obama" in your name...  Indenturedebtor   May-19-08 05:21 PM   #10 
     - you make an excellent point....  GloriaSmith   May-19-08 05:57 PM   #15 
  - I don't feel that's discriminatory, I think it's just pandering.  varkam   May-19-08 05:23 PM   #11 
  - Hah probably true  Indenturedebtor   May-19-08 05:27 PM   #12 
     - Don't know the law, but some help wanted & housing ads can't do that.  uppityperson   May-19-08 05:39 PM   #13 
  - Too often they are using the Christian label to cover for deceptive  alfredo   May-19-08 05:48 PM   #14 
  - Yeah I worked with a car salesman who bible bashed  Indenturedebtor   May-19-08 06:16 PM   #18 
     - People use any device to get over. You just have to be wary.  alfredo   May-20-08 04:02 AM   #32 
  - "fish" companies  ayeshahaqqiqa   May-19-08 06:13 PM   #16 
  - Every time I've done business with a "christian" company  squawk7700   May-19-08 06:15 PM   #17 
  - Usually, they don't consider me a real Christian, either.  knitter4democracy   May-19-08 07:12 PM   #19 
  - Don't apply, I honestly don't see a problem.  MiltonF   May-19-08 07:18 PM   #20 
  - I can't imagine discriminating against a person  Dorian Gray   May-19-08 07:21 PM   #21 
  - I approach it like my father used to  ellie   May-19-08 07:22 PM   #22 
  - There is the Christian Auto Body shop on US 395 north of Spokane.  High Plains   May-19-08 07:22 PM   #23 
  - Not sure...  BigBluenoser   May-19-08 08:15 PM   #24 
  - Chik-Fil-A  lolly   May-19-08 08:35 PM   #27 
     - From their commitment to religion....  BigBluenoser   May-19-08 08:44 PM   #30 
  - Guaranteed. Overnight. Delivery.  ByTheRiver   May-19-08 08:20 PM   #25 
  - Or Grotesquely Odd Dickheads  squawk7700   May-19-08 08:38 PM   #28 
  - Probably shysters  Jed Dilligan   May-19-08 08:40 PM   #29 
  - I go to the Christian porn store  Neo   May-19-08 09:00 PM   #31 
  - It's a gross misuse of one's faith to advertise it in cheap symbols and slogans.  nathan hale   May-20-08 06:52 AM   #33 
  - It depends on the business, what I need, and recommendations  noonwitch   May-20-08 07:57 AM   #34 

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