Most Blatant Example of Gay Bashing


President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1964 Civ...

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1964 Civil Rights Act as Martin Luther King, Jr., and others, look on. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Is this why Gays are now on a publicity rampage?
1964 Memo Reveals Feds’ Rampant Zeal in Firing Gays
Uncovered Papers Show Past Government Efforts to Drive Gays From Jobs

‘Days after President Lyndon B. Johnson’s election to his first full term, an administration official asked a subordinate to explain the policy on firing gays. In particular, he wondered whether someone with a history of gay liaisons could, through years of marriage, be “rehabilitated” into a trustworthy civil servant.

‘The response came quickly, and in language that would be shocking by today’s standards. Technically, rehabilitated gays could keep their jobs. But John W. Steele, a staff member of the Civil Service Commission, which handled personnel matters for the government, said that seldom happened…’
nytimes

FBI Might Now Hire Pot Users
Comey: FBI ‘Grappling’ With Hiring Policy Concerning Marijuana
Potheads are ‘dreamy’ and slow to react to violence though so they should not be fieldmen.
‘…FBI Director James B. Comey said Monday that if the FBI hopes to continue to keep pace with cyber criminals, the organization may have to loosen up its no-tolerance policy for hiring those who like to smoke marijuana.

‘Congress has authorized the FBI to add 2,000 personnel to its rolls this year, and many of those new recruits will be assigned to tackle cyber crimes, a growing priority for the agency. And that’s a problem, Mr. Comey told the White Collar Crime Institute, an annual conference held at the New York City Bar Association in Manhattan. A lot of the nation’s top computer programmers and hacking gurus are also fond of marijuana.

‘“I have to hire a great work force to compete with those cyber criminals and some of those kids want to smoke weed on the way to the interview,” Mr. Comey said…’
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A real eager-beaver
Photo Editor Mistakenly Makes Job Plea Very Public
‘Job-hunting at work is dangerous. Online multitasking is dangerous. Online multitasking your work with your job hunt is deadly. Just ask this Associated Press photo editor.

‘The accomplished photographer and editor sent half of her cover letter for a Buzzfeed photo-editing job, as an image caption, to all the AP’s newspaper clients across the country:

‘Lauren Sherrick of Davenport, Iowa, helps paint a compass on the Mason City, Iowa, Municipal Airport ramp on Sunday, May 18, 2014. Instead of starting this cover letter by listing the top ten reasons why I am the perfect candidate to be Buzzfeed’s photo essay editor, or creating a quiz about what type of job applicant, I, Karly Domb Sadof, am (because I imagine you have just finished reading half a dozen cover letters in those formats) I will say I am applying for Buzzfeed’s photo essay editor position because I want to do to photojournalism what the Quiz and “listicle” have done to Lifestyle journalism. (AP Photo/The Globe Gazette, Arian Schuessler)…’
gawker

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