Virginia Confederacy Annoyed By Gay Flag At Richmond Federal Reserve

  happy gay/lesbian month!

Or are you some kind of atheist?Deep in the confederate stronghold of Richmond, Virginia, there’s something mighty queer afoot: The Federal Reserve building in Richmond has a homosexual rainbow flag fluttering beneath the American flag. Why? Apparently it’s National Gay and Lesbian and BLT Month, and if President Obama wasn’t already minority enough, he is also promoting this celebration of the degenerate “gay lifestyle.” If that rainbow flag continues flying all month, as planned, up to 47% of straight white Virginians might “turn gay” just by being exposed to the colorful banner.

A website has a news article about this:

Meanwhile, the Mississippi-based American Family Association has received a complaint from a Federal Reserve employee who objects to the flag and what it represents. In reference to the “gay pride” flag flying just below the American flag, the employee wrote in an email: “For the past five or six years, the homosexual agenda has been pushed down our throats. [The bank president and vice president] have initiated this agenda. This offends me as a Christian.”

Haha, these people are always talking about things being pushed down their throats. Fantasizing much, guys? [One News Now via Wonkette operative "Eric G."]

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241 comments

          1. jqheywood

            Said another of the sailors on that doomed vessel, "This ship was neutral…can't they lettuce alone?"

          1. SorosBot

            Well some people put mayo on their sandwiches, and that disgusting shit looks like semen.

          2. finallyhappy

            mayo is gross- when I was in Brussels and they said there was mayonnaise with the frites- I thought it meant something else – some Belgian/french delicacy with a similar name. NOOOOO- it was mayo!! yuck

      1. Swampgas_Man

        I'd go to war for a good Reuben right now.

        By which I mean, I'd shoot somebody for it.

    1. DeeJayKitteh

      If the gays have co-opted bacon, then we truly have won. No one can resist bacon!

      1. Biel_ze_Bubba

        Very clever strategy. I bet you could force that down their throats without hearing any complaints.

    2. HempDogbane

      If that Vida girl keeps it up, those Virginians will be wanting vegetables on their BLTs.

    3. AznMom420

      Few things more bacchanalian than taking the girls from the drag club out for bacconalia at dennys.

  1. Lascauxcaveman

    "This offends me as Christian"? But I thought Jesus was down with the sinners, crooks and gays.

    (No, I didn't say 'went down.' Get your mind outta the gutter, Christians.)

      1. chilequiles

        Stupid lepers should pull themselves up by their bootstraps. The lesions are just god's way of saying he hates them.

    1. GunToting[Redacted]

      "I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints."

      Billy 14:8

    2. Angry_Marmot

      You're thinking of Yeshua (Jesus) of Nazareth. The easily offended one is American Jesus™ with franchises all over the country. Happens all the time.

  2. nounverb911

    "Mississippi-based American Family Association has received a complaint from a Federal Reserve employee who objects to the flag and what it represents."
    What about the confederate flag?

        1. elviouslyqueer

          OMG WANT. (Although explaining it to my African-American boyfriend might be a bit problematic, mind.)

          1. CalamityJames

            Dammit, I should have known you'd have a cullerd fella. Oh well, I'm still fapping away to that Chris Pine avatar.

    1. Sue4466

      Oh, the confederate flag's okay. No one would confuse it with tolerance, human rights, or common decency.

    2. Redhead

      That's about white men persecuting other people. This rainbow flag is about white (closeted) men feeling persecuted by other people. See the difference?

    3. zhubajie

      Don't they object to everything? Maybe they should just list the 1-2 things they DON'T object to?

  3. Arken

    No, I'm totally with them. If these homosexuals try to push their agenda on me, they can suck my cock!

      1. Bonzos_Bed_Time

        Yes, all those pictures of strapping young men, oozing testosterone driven virility will make you think about lady parts like nothing else!

        1. UpFistTroll

          Fine, YOU try to find a "straight" cereal. I seriously thought about this. Grape Nuts? No way. Rice Krispies? I don't think so. Maybe those old generic white boxes of "CORN FLAKES" with the black Army-stencil lettering on them.

      1. MissusBarry

        Satan's hand is everywhere, tempting me to sin. I think it best I join a convent, where I can be married to Jeebus and live happily ever after. Or, just not eat cereal or drive by the Federal Reserve down yonder. /crisis=solved

        1. neiltheblaze

          Take it from Katherine Jean Lopez – that doesn't always work. She was a bride of Jesus too – but it didn't stop her from lusting after the viscerally manly charms of Jonah Goldberg or Ross Douthat. She lusted in her heart, at the very least, and Jesus was pretty jealous.

          What does Jesus need with all those brides anyway? What is he, Mormon or something?

          1. neiltheblaze

            I see Mr. Downfisty also lusts after the manly charms of Jonah Goldberg and Ross Douthat too. Or maybe it's the manly charms of Katherine Jean Lopez.

      2. weejee

        Yer hair turns magenta, you grow boobs, iffin' you didn't have some before, and you find a lost brother named Riff Raff.

      1. Terry

        Maybe it's the the whole money changing thing that offends him. Didn't Jesus drive the money changers out of the temple?

    1. BlueMonkeh

      Don't worry. Said offendee was probably busy forwarding the "libruls and their stupid political correctness" emails before that little bit of COLOR caught his eye.

  4. MLite

    Haha, Da Gayz are going to infect all the money with their gay-ness, and then everyone will be gay…including China because they have all our money. Oh lord, 1.3 billion gay Chinese…truly the End Times are upon us!

  5. SorosBot

    Those mean gays, existing and all just so they can offend this poor Christian banker. What's next – some atheists and Muslims will exist to offend him? Or uppity women who don't act as their husbands' property? Poor oppressed Christian, not being allowed to oppress everyone who isn't him.

    1. GOPCrusher

      You know, I can honestly say that I've never had a gay person show up at my door, trying to shove a Chick Tract or Book of Mormon or The Watchtower in my hand.
      Who's offending who?

  6. memzilla

    They were really annoyed because the Rainbow Flag was flying above the Confederate Flag.

    1. sweetcommunist

      Hey, this ain't South Carolina. We Virginians know better than to fly the Confederate flag.

      …she types, sitting in an office two blocks away from the Museum of the Confederacy

  7. simplyblue7

    "If that rainbow flag continues flying all month, as planned, up to 47% of straight white Virginians might “turn gay” just by being exposed to the colorful banner"

    So that's all it takes to turn my cute coworker gay? I'll be right back…

  8. WhatTheHeck

    Aren't these guys satisfied with all the Tornadoes god is sending to rip those gay flags to shreds? Or do they want god to do some more natural-disaster christian “work?’

    1. Lascauxcaveman

      I hear they're wiping out western Massachusetts, now. Oh, let me guess, that must be the most Christian part of the state. Why isn't God sending a few twisters to wipe out Boston? I hear that place is gayer than Sodom.

  9. SexySmurf

    If that Christian is so concerned with morality then why is he working for the Federal Reserve?

    1. FNMA

      So what you're saying is that they derive pleasure from having things crammed down their throats?

    2. Pithaughn

      Ah, but they have to exaggerate their offense with style to really get off, especially the second time. My sister tells me that there is now a daily "assault" in CA schools of cross dressers, trans-gender wanna be s etc. An ASSAULT. When pressed for numbers and actual examples, not so much. Apparently the random low frequency kid actually is multiplied in their mind because they are exposed to the same incident over and over in the echo chamber of Rite Wing Noize that is their reality.

  10. OneDollarJuana

    Why are Southerners offended by the slogan "Jesus has two daddies"? Hell, Jesus is his own daddy! How much more Southern can you get?

      1. Biel_ze_Bubba

        OMFG. Now I know where fat old scooter-bound teatards come from: fat young scooter-bound teatards.

  11. Goonemeritus

    We need to rethink that whole “a nation divided" thing. I say off you go, write when you get work.

  12. BaldarTFlagass

    If it wasn't for the fact that the male sexytime parts, including mine, hold no appeal for me at all, I'd go gay just to piss these fuckers off.

  13. KeepFnThatChicken

    For the past five or six years, the homosexual agenda has been pushed down our throats.

    Well, at least you can't get pregnant that way.

  14. freakishlywrong

    This give me an excuse to use "buttsecks" in a sentance. I wonder how much that offended Xtian wants to get buttsecked by a big strapping gay? His sphincter is probably all a-quiver.

  15. neiltheblaze

    BLT PRIDE!!!!

    Try to add a little color into the drab, boring lives of pathetic straight Southern guys and what happens? They flip!

    Well, being homosexual I'm only interested in shoving one thing down the throat of this droopy-eyed Confederate Gomer. And it ain't my "agenda", Nancy Boy.

  16. Smitros

    So fractional reserve banking and a fiat currency are gay, and the best-known alternative is gold buggery. What's a straight man to do for a medium of exchange and a store of value?

  17. Callyson

    Rainbow flag, gays, bad…
    Confederate flag, slaveholders who seceded from the nation, good…
    I need more coffee…maybe with a shot of Jack Daniels…

  18. Oblios_Cap

    It's bad enough that all those gay guys keep putting my pecker in their mouth as I walk down the street. Now this!

  19. CapeClod

    Moran, it's not "pushed down your throat", its "crammed down your throat." Get your violent suggestive sexual imagery right, god dammit!

        1. PhilippePetain

          I think I may start going on Breitbart and complain about "THIS GAY AGENDA GETTING RAMMED UP OUR ASSES" every time they have a bigoted post and see if the dumbfucks get on board.

          1. prommie

            They'll probably tell you to shove your gay agenda up your ass, and that you should get lost before they stick their boot up your ass, and that you can just suck their dick if you don't like it, too.

  20. BaldarTFlagass

    "This offends me as a Christian.”

    Your Christianity offends me as a rational human being.

  21. proudgrampa

    "This offends me as a Christian.”

    You, sir, offend me as a human being. Asshole.

  22. Come here a minute

    This Fed employee has to use the phrase "shoved down my throat" as much as possible to help him carry out his responsibility to procreate like Jeebus says.

  23. PhilippePetain

    Genisis 2:378: And, lo, the Lord Your God doth say unto you, "Please, no more than four colors per flag."

    Oh obviously ITS RIGHT THERE IN THE CHRIST BOOK

    1. Biel_ze_Bubba

      I'm pretty sure it says you don't NEED more than four colors.

      "Thou Shalt Not Be Fabulous" comes later.

    2. GunToting[Redacted]

      Sounds more Leviticus-y. Isn't that whole fucking book full of shit you can't do, like wear blended fabrics and eat shrimp?

  24. Poindexter718

    I'm offended as an economist: everyone knows teh gays are prepared to expand M1 in the interest of full employment regardless of the resulting inflationary pressures.

    1. littlebigdaddy

      That's because of their well-known tendency to get hysterical at the slightest little thing.

  25. Doktor Zoom

    Reminds me of that old obituary headline: "Chester Morrill, 92, Was Fed Secretary".

    And the gays probably crammed that down his throat as well.

  26. randcoolcatdaddy

    As a worshipper of Zeus, these upstart Christians are most offensive to my sensibilities.

    Excuse me while I get back to finding a good Satyr to worship with.

  27. Pragmatist2

    Wasn't it God who out rainbows in the sky right after the flood? Whose agenda was he pushing?

  28. weejee

    They're scared that historians will discover that Stonewall Jackson's real name was Johnson and his Stonewall nickname had nothing to do with piles of rocks.

  29. WABishop

    “For the past five or six years, the homosexual agenda has been pushed down our throats."

    It all started with that g–damned Bush administration and their intrusive social engineering!

    1. mrpuma2u

      Umm fairies are little woodland emissaries of satan. At least to these mouth breather cousin humpin' rednecks.

  30. KeepFnThatChicken

    Downfister:

    Please remember that — for the next twenty-eight days — that flag will fly anyway.

    Thank you,
    Wonkette

    1. Peace in our time

      "Well you can't make an omelette without pissing off a few bigots."

      But they seem to be OK with salad tossing.

      Must be a regional culinary thing.

    1. GunToting[Redacted]

      I'm going with Cthulhu. He doesn't give a shit what I think or want, but if he shows up, this whiny fucker will be the first one eaten.

  31. ThundercatHo

    A rainbow flag offends you? Oh, so sorry. Cuz the giant aborted fetus pictures on billboards, truck panels, etc. is not offensive at all. In fact, it was so tastefully done that I'm thinking of hanging one in my living room. Fucking asshole.

  32. CivicHoliday

    Jesus didn't really have two daddies. He just had a mommy who was good at lying and who liked "riding the donkey to bethlehem" in more than one way.

  33. ThundercatHo

    The celebration of the degenerate "gay lifestyle" month will finish up with President Obama flying his unicorn over a sparkling rainbow all the way down to Florida. There, he will shove his gigantic, negro penis up Rush Limbaugh's flabby ass whilst our favorite radio personality sings "Rocket Man" into his golden microphone.

    1. realmurkin

      I hope Barry uses protection. I don't even want to think about what mutant strains of disease must fester up in there.

  34. prommie

    I spent my high school years living in the Souf, and I can testify that your typical straight white cracker rednecks tend to be strangely obsessed with ass-fucking. The topic just comes up waaaaay too much, in taunts, threats, and jokes. If you rile up a cracker, without fail the first thing they will do is threaten to stick something up your ass, usually their "gun," sometimes a boot. They are just plain obsessed with what they call "cornholing," they fantasize about prison rape. Its creepy. I think they're all just jealous of teh gheys.

      1. prommie

        Deliverance was written by a respected poet, James Dickey, and the central theme of gay rape is not meant to be sensationalist or shocking, its an exploration of a big part of the psyche of the southern male, their fascination with sodomy as a dominance display, and their fear of it, of being emasculated by being butt-fucked.

        1. WhatTheHolyHeck

          So it's basically ancient Rome all over again, but without the laurel wreaths or decent plumbing.

    1. littlebigdaddy

      Yeah, I played football in high school in that region and it was the most latent homosexual environment I have ever experienced. (I was never in the military). I think it is fair to say that those people have contemplated the mechanics of buttsechs more than just about anyone else on the planet.

        1. UpFistTroll

          Oh, I don't know, it seems to fit right along with that whole "it's not gay if you're the man" attitude. That's what these people are afraid of: not the gays themselves, but the terrifying fact that they might be the bottom in a relationship.

        2. Peace in our time

          To be fair to the rednecks, it's not always their fault.

          Some farm animals can be VERY seductive!

    2. Chet Kincaid

      It's a Homeopathic treatment for Homosexuality.* The more assfucking in word and deed, the more you immunize yourself against the Queer Flu!

      *Yeah, I know what I did there.

  35. WriteyWriterton

    If I had a nickel for every time one of these outrage-stuffed evangelical wing-nuts goes off on anything inclusive, I'd be in that 10% that's gonna be the target of all future advertising.

  36. MMathS

    I guess this is where I hop off the libtard train. Bigotry aside, why is the federal government recognizing gay pride and/or flying gay pride flag?

    1. WriteyWriterton

      [snark off]
      I think the point is to celebrate diversity and inclusion – supposed U.S.-y values.

      On the other hand, you can get yourself in a right fix if you celebrate diversity with flag-flying to the extent it means flying a flag for homophobic racists – i.e., The Stars and Bars.

      [snark on]

    2. MMathS

      Yeah. I mean, I didn't mean to offend anyone by my humble question, as opposed to the reason behind flying the ol' stars and bars over government buildings.

      I guess I see the diversity/inclusiveness purpose. Folks should keep downfisting me, though.

    3. BaldarTFlagass

      Probably for the same reason they blow the horn for Black History Month in February, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (May), Filipino American Heritage Month (October), National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep-Oct), Jewish American Heritage Month (May), Women's History Month (March), National Disability Employment Awareness Month (October), Irish-American Heritage Month (March, of course).
      So, do you have something against micks, gimps, gashes, yids, spics, flips, gooks, niggers, and homos?

      1. finallyhappy

        For our Month- Jewish Heritage- we have asked that they fly a corned beef sandwich .

      2. problemwithcaring

        And Black people don't even want a flag, let alone fly one on the Federal building. We just want the racist ones that are already up there to come down for 28 days.

    4. BlueMonkeh

      No, no no…you stay on that libtard crazy train.

      We can all appreciate a difference of opinion as long as there is no halt to the snark.

      Word.

      1. not that Dewey

        It's been 6 days now, and I still can't stop laughing about your use of the word "brownest" to describe that song. You slay me.

  37. HobbesEvilTwin

    How about teh gheys take down their fag flag right after th rednecks take down their traitor flag a/k/a the confederate flag.

    1. WriteyWriterton

      Well said. I tell Lubavitchers who approach me that I'll be happy to listen to them the day they let women worship in the same pews as men.

    2. WriteyWriterton

      Though I'm not sure "pews" is the right word, but I'm a really lousy excuse for teh Jewishness.

  38. DaSandman

    One minute you're looking at a pretty multi colored flag, the next minute you are a mo fuck toy during Fleet Week.

    And somewhere Dr. Barry Hussian chuckles..

    Shit happens.

  39. weejee

    Does this mean we can now play the Don't ask, don't tell card during an IRS audit? The Conservetards would love that!!!

  40. mumbly_joe

    "This offends me as a Christian"

    Honestly, I guess we have something in common, then, because the AFA used to offend me as a Christian, back when I was one.

  41. aguacatero

    Lucky that particular gay pride flag happens to be a bottom, or this would be an even bigger controversy!

  42. BlueStateLibel

    It's nice to know an employee of the Federal Reserve is worried most about–gays! One day, I think, the shit will really hit the fan, and gays, birth control and all the other wedge issues will be wiped once and for all from the minds of the small-minded cretins. Until then, I think I'll hang the gay flag proudly from my home just to piss them off.

  43. Oblios_Cap

    I find the depictions of a man nailed to a cross, whipped and wearing a crown of thorns rather distrubing, but not as distrubing as people telling me that he did it for me and that I need to constantly praise him for his suffering on my behalf.

    Oh, and though his blood supposedly washed away all my sins, all men are still sinners . So what was the point of going through all that, dude?

    1. finallyhappy

      not for me- I am Jewish so I am damn glad he didn't go through all that shit on my account.

  44. BlueMonkeh

    Jared Lee Liberal is now following the comments you've made in IntenseDebate. This means they have opted to view updates of your latest comments.

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    You go, girl!

  45. snapfinger23

    As a Christian, I am totally NOT offended. And neither are my gay neighbors in the pew.

  46. glamourdammerung

    I am more offended that we do not send drone strikes on places with "rebel" flags. But I have very low tolerance for terrorists, so I guess that some Breitard is going to cry about how I am a bigot.

  47. glamourdammerung

    Hitler was not only Christian, but deeply concerned about how Christianity was not represented in the laws and governing of the country. Sound familiar?

      1. glamourdammerung

        He was a Catholic in good standing until that whole suicide thing. And the Catholics certainly helped out with moving Nazis after the war when the "we had to do it or get killed" excuse was not credible.

  48. mumbly_joe

    Huh. Weird. And here I was assuming that the rainbow flag just meant that that's where they be keepin' me pot o' gold.

  49. One_who_wanders

    As a former long time resident of Richmond (graduate school) that is definitely not the gayest thing going on it town. Dirt woman versus Dickie disgusting?

  50. Eve8Apples

    To all the uptight Christian folk —

    The gay folk were all raptured a couple of weeks ago. Sorry to hear you couldn't join them. Better luck next time.

  51. GeorgiaBurning

    Very hypocritical considering that Jefferson Davis was wearing a dress when he was captured.

  52. Sassomatic

    But that flag doesn't represent homosexuality, it represents our, um, heritage. Our queer heritage.

  53. lochnessmonster

    Wow, can't imagine what they think of the new Illinois law about civil partnerships.

  54. BZ1

    The group that protested is advocating the flying of the Christian Flag, described as "…unlike all national flags and all denominational flags of various churches, it has no earthly bonds or allegiances…" what the goooblygook does this mean?

  55. widget2011

    Meanwile, Roger Ailes is having nightmares (fantacies) about some kind of gay firebombing of his fat arse.
    What an asswipe.

  56. carlgt1

    well it's not going to make them gay – e.g. it's not like flying the Confederate flag on gov't buildings has made the people of the south a bunch of traitorous, racist hicks — oh wait a minute…

  57. Negropolis

    Meanwhile, the Mississippi-based…

    Stop. Yeah, right there. You had me at "Mississippi-based."

    BTW, I know we joke about "pushed down our throats", but honestly, what is that? That's not a phrase I've ever used, and it seems to come up every.damned.time a conservative feels threatened, regardless of their socio-economic background. It's always about throats and stuff being forced down them.

  58. zhubajie

    The American Family Association is always p o'd about something. It is predictable.

  59. realmurkin

    I want to make a bumper sticker that says "Hell is HOMELY". All the alliteration and none of the sexy.

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