Lisa Benson by Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson

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  1. PianoGuy24

    PianoGuy24 GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    Irony is is that Obama held the same views 5 years ago…where’s HIS resignation for his “intolerance”?

  2. itisme

    itisme GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    Funny how people who say this guy’s free speech rights were denied are the same ones denying the free speech of anyone speaks out against his views.

  3. Jase99

    Jase99 said, 5 months ago

    @PianoGuy24

    The same place as those of most of the Republican Party.

  4. mikefive

    mikefive said, 5 months ago

    Free speech is only free as long as you agree with me. If you don’t agree with me I will vilify you with hackneyed, derogatory buzzwords and phrases.

    It is the people with this kind of attitude and conduct that should be vilified.

  5. TheTrustedMechanic

    TheTrustedMechanic GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    @itisme

    NAILED IT!


    But then again this was the same argument when the quack guy spewed his bigotry. As long as it is what they want to hear and believe the republicans are okay with it and everybody who disagrees is wrong. No one FORCED this guy to resign, but many groups spoke out in opposition to his support for oppression and bigotry. No one held a gun to his head or kidnapped his family. This was a choice he made in response to others exercising the same freedom of expression rights he enjoyed. Seems it’s okay for this guy or the quacker to say anything they want without regard for the results of their words and actions on others but others can’t call for accountability of these people or else they are somehow wrong in the CONservatives’ eyes.

    Silly me, here I thought this was how the “Free Market” behaved. The public got to vote with their $$$, or in the case of the duck show their eyes and with Mozilla, well the bad press certainly wasn’t good for business. So is this or is this not how the “Free Market” with “supply and demand” works? I guess for the CONservative homophobes it’s a matter of they supply the garbage and then demand we acquiesce to their ideas, beliefs and vitriolic spew.

    Oh and one more thing, the protections of the First Amendment for Freedom of Speech only apply to the government not corporate America. Or should corporate America be subject to more regulations?

  6. TheTrustedMechanic

    TheTrustedMechanic GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    @Genome Project

    It may be a “California News Item” but Mozilla’s Firefox (kind of ironic in Lisa’s drawing isn’t it?) has somewhere around 450 million users worldwide. So this is NOT JUST a California News Item.

  7. TheTrustedMechanic

    TheTrustedMechanic GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    Ironic how Lisa uses her imagery to support her party’s bigotry but ignores how they utilize the exact same intolerance to oppress the freedom f speech of ht every people she serves to negate and denigrate. This issue was over a certain “icky” group of people and their inability to exercise their freedom of speech to say “I do” to the person they love all due to the intolerance of the bigoted CONservatives. Seems like so many have pointed out, it’s only okay if you’re a republican.

  8. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    @TheTrustedMechanic

    So now it is hateful to think that marriage is supposed to be between a man and a woman? Now he’s homophobic because of his opinion? Shouldn’t action be taken to earn that title? How many LGBT marriages did thy man keep from happening?

    All of you are consumed with hate.It makes me so sad.

  9. Tim Culberson

    Tim Culberson said, 5 months ago

    Bruce4671 is correct.
    This was a witch hunt, the LGBT will hunt you down if you don’t agree with them. Every considered their favorite word homo"phobic" it’s not that we fear, it’s that we think it is wrong.

  10. SpicyNacho

    SpicyNacho GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    @TheTrustedMechanic

    He was forced out the same as many have been targeted with harassment, intimidation, vandalism, racial scapegoating, blacklisting, loss of employment, economic hardships, angry protests, and violence for supporting Prop 8.

    Yes he contributed to the cause and lost his job. He was free to speak his mind and contribute to his cause and there were consequences for that. I don’t agree that the consequences are just but they did happen. The problem is that if he were gay and he lost his position for supporting a gay rights cause these same agitators would be outraged.

    But you are happy, a conservative 1%er was punished in some way shape or form. As Bruce4671 stated so well, “All of you are consumed with hate. It makes me so sad”.

  11. Northern Redman

    Northern Redman said, 5 months ago

    @SpicyNacho

    The sad part is that it never does anything to advance the offended group’s cause. Every time something like this happens, some hiring manager somewhere will quietly make a private decision to always find an acceptable reason to never hire anyone from that group.

  12. Quipss

    Quipss said, 5 months ago

    I don’t support financial punishment for speech. However freedom of speech includes freedom of rebuttal.

    The concept that one can say whatever they want without any response is not freedom of speech so much as meaningless words. Rebuttal and the ability to hold argument against is the cornerstone of democracy. Speech that involves one party can just as easily be found in a dictatorship.

  13. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, 5 months ago

    PianoGuy24 said, about 10 hours ago
    “Irony is is that Obama held the same views 5 years ago…where’s HIS resignation for his “intolerance”?”————————————————————————————
    Ding Ding Ding! We have a winner!
    Of course since it was a fellow liberal stating this opinion (actually up until about 2 years ago) then they just “politely disagree”, but if it’s a conservative then he should lose his job and be black-balled.
    Not just ironic, extremely hypocritical.

  14. cjsm

    cjsm GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    Let reality intrude …. When you work for a company, you monitor your speech as directed. There is no free speech on the job. Period. Getting fired is usually the result of running your mouth off. And no, your speech inhibition does not end when you leave the office for the day when you are in the position of speaking for the company as a CEO does.

  15. denis1112

    denis1112 said, 5 months ago

    @Jase99

    If you like your plan you can keep your plan.

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