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An employer in USA can avoid paying for employees' health care if it conflicts with the employer's religion.

Christian Scientists think that all illness and infirmity can be cured via prayer.  Conventional medicine conflicts with this view, and would cause the employer to pay for something he does not believe in.  A Christian Scientist employer should not be 'forced' to provide coverage in something his religion preaches against. 

Prayer costs nothing. 

I think this is a perfect scheme.

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Re: Every employer in the USA should become a Christian Scientist.
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2014, 02:21:50 PM »
Step 1: Become a christian scientist.
Step 2: Become the CEO of a large corporation.
Step 4: Deny healthcare to anyone who's a believer by claiming that their god should be able to handle their illnesses, while also claiming that it is against your religion to do anything but pray when it comes to illnesses.
Step 5: ?????
Step 6: Profit.
Step 7: Realize I skipped step 3.
Step 8: Wonder for the rest of your life what step 3 was.
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Re: Every employer in the USA should become a Christian Scientist.
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2014, 02:33:28 PM »
Step 4: Deny healthcare to anyone who's a believer by claiming that their god should be able to handle their illnesses, while also claiming that it is against your religion to do anything but pray when it comes to illnesses.

Under SCOTUS, I think you can deny care to your employees regardless of their beliefs...so under my scheme, your employees' belief in gods or lack thereof is irrelevant.  Only your own religious views as employer matter. 

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Re: Every employer in the USA should become a Christian Scientist.
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2014, 06:49:52 PM »
Is this getting crazy, or what??

Supreme Court Upholds Little Caesar’s Right to Feed Christian Employees to Lions

I look at this as a public service announcement to our Christian members. LOL

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Re: Every employer in the USA should become a Christian Scientist.
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2014, 12:31:30 AM »
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Thanks for posting that, I am going to re-post that on facebook to tork off my religious friends.

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Re: Every employer in the USA should become a Christian Scientist.
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2014, 11:37:52 AM »
Anyone know what church the Corporation of Hobby Lobby attends? What size offering plate is passed around? How many gallons of cheap wine & pallets of Jesus crackers are needed for a 'Corporate' communion? Do Christian corporations need to be circumcised?

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Re: Every employer in the USA should become a Christian Scientist.
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2014, 03:59:12 PM »
I'd almost forgotten about this:

"‘Hypocrisy at its finest’: CNN calls out Hobby Lobby for investing in birth control"

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Earlier this year, Mother Jones revealed that Hobby Lobby’s retirement plan had more than $73 million invested in companies that produced emergency contraception pills. It was that same type of birth control that Hobby Lobby said it had an objection to when it took its case against President Barack Obama’s health care reform law to the Supreme Court and won.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/07/02/hypocrisy-at-its-finest-cnn-calls-out-hobby-lobby-for-investing-in-birth-control
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Re: Every employer in the USA should become a Christian Scientist.
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2014, 04:20:41 PM »
That would be like a Swedish anti war, pro peace, activist company investing in SAAB for it's employees retirement.
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Re: Every employer in the USA should become a Christian Scientist.
« Reply #8 on: July 02, 2014, 11:04:20 PM »
What happens when as the CEO of this corporation you must be expected to live by your edicts,but get a curable disease that will kill you if left untreated?

 You can't exactly be running to the healthcare system when it suits you,can you?,,,, I guess you could as most Christians are hypocrites anyway.
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Re: Every employer in the USA should become a Christian Scientist.
« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2014, 08:16:52 AM »
What happens when as the CEO of this corporation you must be expected to live by your edicts,but get a curable disease that will kill you if left untreated?

 You can't exactly be running to the healthcare system when it suits you,can you?,,,, I guess you could as most Christians are hypocrites anyway.

US Plutocracy isn't bothered by such trivial thoughts. Of course a US Plutocrat can simultaneously preach one type of piety and practice another. Richard Nixon was a Quaker, of all things.  US Plutocrats will have no trouble, for instance, if abortion becomes illegal. They will simply go back to the old way, bribing an OB so their own precious daughter can have a safe and quiet abortion, all the while publicly preaching its evils.

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Re: Every employer in the USA should become a Christian Scientist.
« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2014, 09:05:00 AM »
Ya,secret surgery while you preach faith,that my friend is what starts revolutions
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Re: Every employer in the USA should become a Christian Scientist.
« Reply #11 on: July 03, 2014, 12:17:32 PM »
I cannot wait until a Muslim CEO starts imposing his beliefs on his Christian employees......

I have decided that we need to get Atheism (capitalized) declared an official religion. Then we can all start fantastically successful, profitable companies and make any religious people who want jobs leave their sacred beliefs at the door!

Money to feed your family or god? You get to choose. Or are you anti-choice?

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Extraordinary claims of the bible don't even have ordinary evidence.

Kids aren't paying attention most of the time in science classes so it seems silly to get worked up over ID being taught in schools.

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Re: Every employer in the USA should become a Christian Scientist.
« Reply #12 on: July 03, 2014, 12:47:33 PM »
I cannot wait until a Muslim CEO starts imposing his beliefs on his Christian employees......

I have decided that we need to get Atheism (capitalized) declared an official religion. Then we can all start fantastically successful, profitable companies and make any religious people who want jobs leave their sacred beliefs at the door!

Money to feed your family or god? You get to choose. Or are you anti-choice?

Bwahhhahhhahhhahhha! [cough choke on diabolical laughter]
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Re: Every employer in the USA should become a Christian Scientist.
« Reply #13 on: July 03, 2014, 03:08:53 PM »
It already has bitten them. The states with social policies that most closely adhere to conservative religious principles are the worst places to live. And they blame the media and the government. It could not possibly be that their policies are irrational, are ill-suited to modern life, and just plain don't work. 

Their prejudice forces liberals, gays and immigrants to move away, the real "job creators" and the tax base disappears and most vibrant part of the local economy collapses. More divorce, family violence, poverty, school dropouts, etc. are the result.  Then the meth labs and massage parlors move in.  Seriously, it is like they think god wants them to be poor, uneducated, addicted and suffering from untreated STD's, since that is exactly what their policies lead to.

Fine. Just stop taking money from the evil government for farm subsidies, social security and disability payments. Stop using the military (also part of the evil government) as the high-tech welfare and employment program for your communities. Be against birth control--have a child every year that you cannot feed, and see who you will be able to hire to teach them all in your Christian schools for sub-minimum wages. Luckily, crime will go up enough for you to get a nice, full to bursting private prison (also subsidized by the evil government) that will hire the local folks who don't have police records themselves.

Also, their ignorance is astounding. One southern community did decide to refuse all money from the evil government when Obama was elected, because he was the antichrist. And they were shocked, shocked to learn that they had eliminated the federally funded meals on wheels program that their elderly population depended on for food.

When some other politicians passed laws banning what they thought was "sharia law" they found they had also banned policies based on the bible.  :angel:
Extraordinary claims of the bible don't even have ordinary evidence.

Kids aren't paying attention most of the time in science classes so it seems silly to get worked up over ID being taught in schools.

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Re: Every employer in the USA should become a Christian Scientist.
« Reply #14 on: July 03, 2014, 08:02:32 PM »
...The states with social policies that most closely adhere to conservative religious principles are the worst places to live....

Their prejudice forces liberals, gays and immigrants to move away, the real "job creators" and the tax base disappears and most vibrant part of the local economy collapses. More divorce, family violence, poverty, school dropouts, etc. are the result.  Then the meth labs and massage parlors move in.  Seriously, it is like they think god wants them to be poor, uneducated, addicted and suffering from untreated STD's, since that is exactly what their policies lead to...

...One southern community did decide to refuse all money from the evil government when Obama was elected, because he was the antichrist. And they were shocked, shocked to learn that they had eliminated the federally funded meals on wheels program that their elderly population depended on for food.

When some other politicians passed laws banning what they thought was "sharia law" they found they had also banned policies based on the bible.  :angel:

This is a hard pill for me to swallow. You got anything I can wash it down with? I am not denying your claim...I just need a little help believing it.
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