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This is getting out of hand.....and it's not even Summer yet.


....it's going to explode.    :shrug:
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All Christians should close their accounts out with them.  :chairbang:

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This is getting out of hand.....and it's not even Summer yet.


....it's going to explode.    :shrug:

It is continuously said that we should not fight fire with fire because it drops us to their level, but when our values become nothing, what will be the point?

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As Realtor over 35 years, I can tell you that there's absolutely NO way a bank can deny credit based upon race, creed, etc..

They are opening themselves up for a gigantic lawsuit....unless the brothers no longer qualify because of 'income' requirements.

IOW...it's like a person in the middle of an application for a mortgage who suddenly loses his job before settlement.

If they had what's called "blanket" mortgages....where numerous properties together become the collateral...then maybe it's kosher.
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They should sue, just as the bleep have been suing bakers and etc for refusing to make wedding cakes for their "marriage" ceremonies.  If a faggot (yes, I'm being intentionally offensive) can sue a Christian baker for refusing to bake that queer a cake, and win, then these two gents should be able to sue SunTrust for violating their human rights by refusing to do business with them on account of their religious beliefs.

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As Realtor over 35 years, I can tell you that there's absolutely NO way a bank can deny credit based upon race, creed, etc..

It is NOT about approving loans to the brothers. 

It IS about cancelling the listings the brothers have, to dispose of REO listings.

At least that is my understanding of the circumstances.

This reinforces the age old adage, to keep religion and politics out of certain areas.

Those who do otherwise risk paying the price.

We don't discuss religion or politics at my real estate office, or initiate same with our clients.
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Perhaps suntrust would like to hear from us.  Real Americans.

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I've been reading about these Benham brothers for a couple of weeks and must confess that I have never heard of them.

Don't even know all the circumstances but it would seem the better part of discretion to not bring up religious issues in the context of discussing real estate.
Roy Moore's "spiritual warfare" is driving past a junior high without stopping.

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I've been reading about these Benham brothers for a couple of weeks and must confess that I have never heard of them.

Don't even know all the circumstances but it would seem the better part of discretion to not bring up religious issues in the context of discussing real estate.
They weren't even the ones that had brought it up. They had basically signed to do a show for HGTV that would have dealt with house-flipping (their line of work), but with a charitable angle. It was the left who dredged up the Benham family history and demanded they be cut off.

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This is getting ridiculous. We used to be able to have private lives separate from our jobs or public lives (if we were in the public view). Remember JFK & his private life that we only heard about years later? Remember all of the movie stars from years ago that had hidden private lives? We never knew who was gay or who was carrying on an extramarital affair - or even who was a Christian. And so on.
Now we have to know all the details about everyone's life, and worse yet, we have to judge them by their private lives, and not by how good they are at their jobs.

I suppose the best thing to be these days is a LBGT drug using atheist in a marriage to a thing of a different species?  :shrug:

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Some folks just criticize without all the facts.  They are good guys and are doing good things for others.

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Mealy mouthed weasels didn't expect the backlash. 

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Suntrust has just reversed itself

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EXCLUSIVE:SunTrust renews business with conservative reality TV duo
« Reply #18 on: May 16, 2014, 07:46:15 PM »
« Last Edit: May 16, 2014, 07:49:35 PM by SPQR »

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Re: SunTrust renews business with conservative reality TV duo
« Reply #19 on: May 16, 2014, 07:48:44 PM »
See how pressure works

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SunTrust Reverses Decision On Conservative Benham Brothers


Ain't that just special?

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Ain't that just special?

It would tell you more if the link mysteriously disappeared.


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