Yes, Virginia... the Alt-Right are indeed a bunch of fucktards

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  1. Elwood

    Elwood Your argument is invalid.

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    To a degree, yes. I've known Police Officers that were fired for things they did in their off hours. That little clause in your employment contract dealing with "conduct unbecoming an officer" is an important one. I have made the transition from the public to the private sector. I'm the public face of a nearly 100 year old local company that has worked tirelessly to build an unimpeachable reputation centered on honesty and integrity. If I were to do something stupid, in public, that could damage that reputation I would fully expect for there to be repercussions.
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  2. oldfella1962

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    A lot of it depends on your state labor laws, and also how strong the union might be that negotiates employee contracts. My position is union - it's a transportation union (long story) but the job has absolutely nothing to do with transportation. That aside, if your job depends on needing a security clearance then being a nazi would of course be a reason for being fired via losing your clearance.
    Bottom line - you as a company better have your "ducks in order" before you hire & fire people based on your opinions or beliefs.
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    They already do.

    All the time.

    And I don't have a problem with it. If I do than I stop buying from said company.

    Now generally if someone is just protesting it's not a big deal.

    But if you're Antifa or like these Nazi idiots than yes it's a big deal because what the fuck are you doing on the clock at work? I could never trust a person from either group. Yeah you're getting fired. No way in hell I can trust a Nazi supporting idiot employee to not fuck with my customers who aren't white. No way in hell I can trust an Antifa supporting idiot employee to not fuck with my customers who aren't 100% supporters of all things leftist.
  4. matthunter

    matthunter Magical Truthsaying Bastard

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    It was much better to imagine men in some smoky room somewhere, made mad and cynical by privilege and power, plotting over the brandy. You had to cling to this sort of image, because if you didn't then you might have to face the fact that bad things happened because ordinary people, the kind who brushed the dog and told their children bedtime stories, were capable of then going out and doing horrible things to other ordinary people.

    Terry Pratchett, Jingo
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  6. Federal Farmer

    Federal Farmer Anti-Federalist

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    Shouldn't you fire someone on performance and not political or religious beliefs?
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    Oh no the whole killing people who don't agree with you goes all the way back to the dawn of humanity.

    Generally I'm not the shooting type either but Nazi and Communists?

    Fire away.
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    If they've got racist beliefs, I can find a way to fire them for their performance all right. Nobody does their job perfectly. :storm:
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    Oops, twice in the last ten minutes the anti-statue group has tried to approach the pro-statue group, but the police shut that shit down with a quickness.
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    People's religious and political beliefs don't affect their job performance?

    It most certainly does.

    Otherwise how do you explain, as an example, people who won't serve cops at a Dunkin Donuts? It's for health reasons? No it's for political reasons.

    (maybe for some cops it's a health reason ;))
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    "When in the summer of 1941 he [Hitler] gave me the order to prepare installations at Auschwitz where mass exterminations could take place, and personally to carry out these exterminations, I did not have the slightest idea of their scale or consequences. It was certainly an extraordinary and monstrous order. Nevertheless the reasons behind the extermination programme seemed to me right. I did not reflect on it at the time: I had been given an order, and I had to carry it out. Whether this mass extermination of the Jews was necessary or not was something on which I could not allow myself to form an opinion, for I lacked the necessary breadth of view."
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    I don't give a fuck about union, laws, or contracts.

    Any cracker at this protest supporting Nazism would be fired.

    Want to be a Nazi? Take your ass to Germany.
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    Those are definitely citronella torches all right. Walmart, Lowe's and Home Depot cleaned up.

    Bad as it was at least they might've put the mosquitoes on the run.
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    See. Now if someone had shot Hoss and Hitler and all the other Nazi's before they got control than Auschwitz wouldn't have happened.

    Thank you for further proving my point that the only good Nazi is a dead one.
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    Not necessarily.

    Violent anti Semitism in Europe didn't' start with Adolph Hitler.

    Didn't end with him either
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    True but old Adolf really kicked things up a notch or two what with the whole lets kill all of them motif.
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  19. Elwood

    Elwood Your argument is invalid.

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    Remember when whatshisface made sweater vests a thing back in the 2008 election? Yeah, guess who owns about ten sweater vests... :(
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  20. Federal Farmer

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    That would be getting fired for refusing to serve a customer, not for being a racist only.
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    good point FF - not serving a customer means not doing your job - fire away! If you hate your customer but still swallow your pride and serve anyway, no reason to fire you.
    But think about this - is everyone on the "bad side of history" at that demonstration going to get fired when their boss sees them on TV? I'm guessing not. What say you wordforge?
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    Their racism causes them to not serve the customer you big dummy.
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    Man Afraid of his Shoes كافر

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    Doesn't matter. They don't need a reason. As long as the firing isn't retaliatory or because the employee is a protected class, they can fire at will.
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    Yeah, but it's not the same them being racist, yet preform well at their job. You're saying you'd fire them simply because they are racist, even if has nothing to do with job performance.
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    Doesn't make it ethical.
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  26. Elwood

    Elwood Your argument is invalid.

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    A little classier than that. Still, though, Hank Hill is the King.
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    Because it does.

    No matter how many excuses you make for it a racist will allow their racism to color their interactions with co-workers and customers.

    Want to be racist? By all means go ahead. It's your life.

    But be on my payroll? I don't think so.
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    There are stories out there that the driver of the car is a anti-Trump leftist. Waiting for more confirmation on it.
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    This site lists the driver as being a registered Republican. It also says that the action wasn't deliberate, but more a case of him panicking when he found his car surrounded by people. :shrug:
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    LOL, LeftForge tailspins into double-speak again. :dayton:

    [Say this:] Racism and slavery are evil. Whites are the worst because they have a dark history of racism and slavery.
    [Imply this:]Whites are obviously superior because they ended slavery and embraced diversity. Other races are evil and inferior because they own slaves and don't embrace diversity in their countries the way that formerly-white countries did.
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