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Lockheed Martin ends Boy
Scouts gifts over gay ban

Associated Press, by Brett Zongker

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Posted By:Ribicon, 12/19/2013 12:43:20 PM

Washington — Defense and aerospace giant Lockheed Martin is halting its donations to the Boy Scouts of America over the organization’s ban on gays serving as adult leaders after a review of the company’s philanthropy guidelines, the company said Thursday. Lockheed Martin spokesman Gordon Johndroe said the company decided it will not support nonprofit organizations that do not align with its corporate policies or commitment to diversity. The company did not disclose how much it has contributed to the Boy Scouts. Bethesda, Md.-based Lockheed follows UPS Inc., Merck & Co. and computer-chip maker Intel in withdrawing support for the Boy Scouts

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BSA bent to allow homosexual members, but naturally that was not enough to satisfy the Lavender Hand. All incremental, nothing short of same-sex orgies is acceptable.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rabidrabbit1, 12/19/2013 12:49:17 PM     (No. 9660354)

Considering that Lockheed´s main source of income is the US Government, I assume they were under tremendous pressure to make a statement in accordance with their master´s bidding.

"That sure is a nice defense company you have there. It would be a shame if you couldn´t get a piece of Uncle´s pie."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: eoddad, 12/19/2013 12:49:37 PM     (No. 9660356)

Shame I can´t boycott Lockheed Martin like I am currently boycotting A&E.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: aasilver, 12/19/2013 12:52:22 PM     (No. 9660360)

Congressional Black Caucus, Black Colleges, etc. etc. are OK but not the Boy Scouts.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: alpha91c, 12/19/2013 1:15:47 PM     (No. 9660390)

The BSA´s message and values, do not fit the world view of our modern diverse, PC, multicultural, and socialistic society. Therefore, the BSA must be starved into extinction.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JAN, 12/19/2013 1:16:15 PM     (No. 9660391)

Simple solution. Make donations to the neediest families in your own community.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mc squared, 12/19/2013 1:36:06 PM     (No. 9660412)

Is that Obama´s boot print on L-M´s neck?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: rubberneck, 12/19/2013 1:36:40 PM     (No. 9660413)

A fine young man in a troop I scoutmastered many years ago became an Eagle Scout, then went on to an education and career in aerospace engineering. Now he works for Lockheed-Martin, and if he told me what he does, he´d have to kill me afterwards.
(-;

I bet he´s SO PROUD of his employer, for taking a stand! (/SARCASM)

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Reply 8 - Posted by: nevernaught, 12/19/2013 1:40:48 PM     (No. 9660417)

I don´t know what the executives of Lockheed Martin make, possibly little boys.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bobn.t, 12/19/2013 2:14:45 PM     (No. 9660470)

Political correctness gone a muck.
Perversion is now the norm.
Morality be dammed.

Would the Lockheed chiefs like their sons to be alone with pedophile perverts?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: varkdriver, 12/19/2013 2:56:05 PM     (No. 9660517)

#2, I´m boycotting L-M. I´m never buying another F-16 from them...

No doubt the CEO/COO of L-M received a friendly ´visit´ from John Podesta.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: MattMusson, 12/19/2013 3:06:26 PM     (No. 9660531)

More money for payoffs?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ualslosar, 12/19/2013 4:49:15 PM     (No. 9660631)

Hey Lockheed...You can have your opinion as it is a free country. But don´t expect me to shell out $200 for your buggy flight simulator program, and you can count on that!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: dwa, 12/19/2013 6:32:41 PM     (No. 9660723)

Another company pandering to political correctness.

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