Thursday, June 25, 2009

City Employee Philip Irvin On Trial Today

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What is beginning to take on the feel of a trial, is scheduled today for City of Seattle employee, Philip Irvin.

We first reported this matter, then other Seattle media organizations began reporting it, crediting the Faith and Freedom website.

The City of Seattle may well be putting itself in a compromised position. While their motives cannot be fully known, their actions are beginning to speak ever so loudly. It appears they are reacting toward an employee who does not share the company position on actively promoting the homosexual agenda.

If you are not familiar with this developing situation, you may read a couple of our previous blogs.

Irvin, after formally requesting the names of those involved in a City of Seattle employee pro-gay organization---who are using city resources and time, be released to the public, was not only denied, but now is being investigated by the city. That begins today.

Here is the potential problem the city may face.

The Mayor regularly and formally invites employees to homosexual events like the Gay Pride Parade and others, and the city provides training credit for employees to attend a gay propaganda event such as, "Mom's Apple Pie," which was nothing more than a city sponsored advancement of the gay agenda and values, using city resources to do so---while refusing to identify who is involved. Employee Irvin holds an opposing view. Following his formal request for names to be identified, he is forcefully denied, homosexual advocates get a restraining order against his request, then he receives a memorandum that he will be investigated.

The city seems to be using intimidation against those who hold opposing views. It appears they are also creating a hostile work environment, which is illegal, for anyone who does not share their pro-gay positions and values.

This trial today is actually laying the groundwork for such action and may open the door for others who also oppose their positions but have been hesitant to come forward for fear of retribution.

If this were to happen, it would have a catastrophic impact on a city that already can't pay it's bills.

We will keep you posted as this continues to develop.

Gary Randall
Faith & Freedom

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  1. [b]City Employee Philip Irvin On Trial Today[/b]

    Considering the similar misleading statements at the top of your R-71 petition I guess this isn't too surprising.

    Philip Irvin has been systematically harassing the gay and lesbian employees of Seattle City Light for onwards of 20 years. He has always kept this harassment within the letter of the law but still, this last episode has probably just motivated the city to determine if what he is doing is legal and part of that is having him articulate his own motives for doing so, hence a meeting (not a trial).

    I would hope that if a racist was harassing the ethnic and racial employee groups that are also part of Seattle City Light they to would be investigated as to motive and legality.

    Most likely they will find that nothing illegal has been done.

    But since Gary lives in the world where denying Domestic Partnership legislation is 'protecting children' I guess an interview as part of an investigation is a 'trial'.

  2. Because of the emotional substance of the this issue it would be puting those people in potential
    physical danger at the most and harassment at the least. THE CITY WAS RIGHT IN REFUSING THIS REQUEST.

  3. Why wait for the facts when you can jump to conclusions? Personally, I prefer to wait to find out what's really going on before judging.

    On another front Bad News & Good News for the Republicans.

    The bad new is Gov. Sanford's affair.

    The good news is he claims it is with a woman.

  4. II Cor 4:8-11
    We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;
    Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
    Always bearing about in the body
    the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body.

    In this world there is a wisdom that comes to nought,
    For it's foundation is not of God,
    That which shall be, established of old,
    It's wisdom tried, by fire, it's gold.

    Is it even possible for a man to walk in the wisdom of God and not
    be connected with Christ?

    Have not we seen on the faces of the men of old, when we read of their work which was done, in the making of the things of God, their
    glory fade, and a new face begin to take their place?

    Exodus 36 is good reading for today, for in it I see a great mystery.

    Jesus is building his Church today.

  5. Well? What happened in the meeting?

  6. This is for someone. It's also for all of us. It's from a bookmark I received.

    Here are some highlights:

    Romans 3:23
    For all have sinned..

    Romans 6:23a
    ..the wages of sin is death.

    John 14:6
    Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

    Acts 17:30
    ..times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men everywhere to repent:

    Eph 2:8,9 grace ye are saved through faith; and not that of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
    Not of works, lest any man should boast.

    Romans 10:9
    ..if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

    The prayer:
    ...Father God, thank you for.....
    revealing.....shed blood....only
    way....I acknowledge....turn my life....accept the sacrifice....
    the cross...Jesus is Lord...raised
    from the dead...Christ in my my in me...Lord obedience..Jesus' name. Amen.

    O the grace that came to be,
    A resident inside of me,
    Causing me to hate my sin,
    Receiving me to life again.

  7. hursday, June 25, 2009 · Last updated 9:39 p.m. PT

    Judge: Gay city workers names don't have to be released, for now
    Requester now claims 'secret gay organization' harassing him


    A King County judge has temporarily barred the release of the names of Seattle city employees involved in a city-sponsored group for gay and lesbian workers to an anti-gay rights activist.

    Superior Court Judge John Erlick ordered that some requested documents be released Monday, with the names of meeting attendees redacted. The identities of city employees who received a "public benefit" through the group -- likely wages on other compensation -- may be released following a hearing later this year.


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