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Matt Bors

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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, 10 months ago

    The beauty of the free-market.

  2. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    There was a Chinese restaurant in San Francisco with a rude waiter. People would go there to be insulted.
    It was amusing to watch the reactions of the unsuspecting customers when they were attacked out of the blue.

  3. omQ Release the Desaparecidos

    omQ Release the Desaparecidos said, 10 months ago

    @Rad-ish

    Odd you bring it up; I just read there was one in London: Wong Kei It even had a fanbase and they called themselves “Wonkies”[sic] or something like it. However, they apparently revamping and becoming politer once they reopen.

  4. BrassOrchid

    BrassOrchid GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    I’d like to see how the market place rewards or punishes two businesses, one with the motto, “The customer is always right.”, and another with the motto, “Only the right people are our customers.” If you can get Hollywood to adopt your exclusivity, then it can be trendy.

  5. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, 10 months ago

    Durgin Park in Boston is famous for insulting people; their waitresses are carefully selected to be hilariously snarky. It goes back a LONG way there.
    Arizona, on the other hand — no. Just no.

  6. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, 10 months ago

    @BrassOrchid

    The economics are a mess. Meaning, they don’t have any good ‘rules-of’thumb’. If you have one large group of customers who will eat across the street if you admit a small group then…


    Of course, if the law makes all restaurants equal and prohibits banning the small group, then the group of restaurants as a whole does better, but those who made money by excluding the smaller group might lose money when they don’t have that attraction to bring the larger group into a restaurant with worse, more expensive food.

  7. Enoki

    Enoki said, 10 months ago

    A lifestyle choice should not have to be forcibly catered to. That is what this is really about.
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    At the risk of invoking Godwin’s Law, two examples:
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    A family dressed as Nazi’s (uniforms, kids as Hitler Youth, the whole nine yards) come into a Jewish Kosher bakery and want a cake made with swastika, SS runes, and “Happy Birthday Adolph” along with “Work will make you free” on it.
    Should they be able to refuse to do so?
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    A gay couple come in and ask for a wedding cake for their gay union in a bakery run by Muslims, devout Christians, or other owners that object to gay marriage.
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    Now, the difference is if either of the two above individually came in looking no different than any other customer and simply ordered a cake or other product with nothing specific to their lifestyle choices (and both being a Nazi and having a gay marriage are lifestyle choices… and no, for the slow, Progressive, and easily offended, I am NOT comparing the two in any way, shape or form both are CHOICES in lifestyle) then the business should not be able to refuse service. But, they should be able to on the basis of choices a customer makes about their lifestyle that are found personally offensive.
    .
    A business can refuse to serve a customer that smokes (actual act) in their establishment.
    A business can refuse service if a customer lacks appropriate attire (no shirt, no shoes no service).
    This is no different but the Left and the LGBT community want to force every and all businesses to accept that lifestyle choice(s). That is wrong.

  8. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Once again, for those of you STILL behind the curve…being Gay is NOT a choice, any more then being Blonde, or having blue eyes, or the color of your skin is a “choice”
    PERIOD.
    Deal with what may be to you an unpleasant truth!
    I have to admit, I want to see a religious nutcase like the one in the cartoon enforce ALL THE RESTRICTIONS on behavior listed in the Bible.
    Eating shellfish? OUT OF HERE!
    Mixed fabrics? OUT OF HERE!
    Divorced? OUT OF HERE!
    Tattoos? OUT OF HERE!!
    Sleeping with your girlfriend before marriage? OUT OF HERE!
    Having sex for pleasure not procreation? OUT OF HERE!
    Etc…Etc…Etc…OUT OF HERE!

  9. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Free market, not Sharia Law will take care of it. Sometimes you have the right to be a stupid idiot that does not understand what freedom is all about.

  10. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Looks like Brewer is going to veto the bill, since it would cost the state MILLIONS in revenue, including possibly losing the Super Bowl.

  11. Enoki

    Enoki said, 10 months ago

    @masterskrain

    Gay may or may not be a choice. Getting married IS.

  12. uh-oh

    uh-oh GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Pigs, don’t forget pigs!

  13. Andrew_C

    Andrew_C said, 10 months ago

    @Enoki

    Religion is a lifestyle choice, and that is protected, Assuming sexuality is purely a lifestyle choice (which it isn’t) why shouldn’t it enjoy the same protection?

  14. Ted Lind

    Ted Lind GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    It is not about what you are allowed to do or believe in yourself, it is all about imposing your beliefs upon other people.

  15. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    @Enoki

    If two men walk into a restaurant together is the owner allowed to ask if they are gay, or if they are married?
    What if they work together in an office and just want to chat about work issues during a lunch break. Is the owner allowed to ask EVERYONE about their sexual proclivities before coming into his place?
    HECK NO!
    What about straight couples sleeping together before getting married? Can he ban them?
    Besides, it’s a moot point. Looks like Brewer is going to veto it, and even if she signed it, the law would be found unconstitutional in court anyway.

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