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Newsflash. Chick-fil-A run by businessmen, not 7 year old children
examiner.com ^ | 7/27/2012 | Cheryl Phillips

Posted on 07/28/2012 6:25:45 PM PDT by bigLusr

Thanks for the info. I have added this statement to my post: "Please note: I have reached out to Chick-fil-A via email and on their Facebook page for a statement about this situation and they have not responded. This article will be updated when I receive an official statement from Chick-fil-A."

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TOPICS: Heated Discussion
KEYWORDS: chickfila; homosexualagenda; kenyanbornmuzzie; mediabias; partisanmediashills
I called out Cheryl Phillips in the comments section of her post on examiner.com. I pointed her to conclusive evidence that Chick-fil-A actually did issue a recall of the Jim Henson toys on July 19th, as they have claimed all along. Faced with the realization that her entire premise was false, Cheryl simply decided to continue spreading the lie.

Apparently her idea of journalistic ethics is it's okay to libel someone as long as the victim ignores you while you do it. I disagree.

I know I'm not Buckhead and I know Cheryl Phillips isn't Dan Rather but this still isn't right. We shouldn't allow citizen journalists to knowingly spread a lie. Chick-fil-A deserves a retraction. I can't get it on my own but if enough FReepers call her out we might be able to call attention to the truth.

1 posted on 07/28/2012 6:25:59 PM PDT by bigLusr
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To: bigLusr

Jim Henson is an opportunist then. Chick Fil A did issue a recall of his toys and he retaliated. What a low rotten move on his part. He ought to be ashamed.

By the way, went to Mass tonight and afterward asked a friend to dinner at Chick Fil A. They had a little bit of a wait—were making everything fresh!


2 posted on 07/28/2012 6:36:07 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: bigLusr

Stand up for Chic-Fil-A Chicago !!! America’s chickens, are coming home to roost!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


3 posted on 07/28/2012 6:39:23 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: yldstrk

What are the supposed “anti-gay” groups Chick-fil-A has donated to? That keeps popping up everywhere.


4 posted on 07/28/2012 6:39:40 PM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: yldstrk

Henson is dead.


5 posted on 07/28/2012 6:40:03 PM PDT by Sybeck1 (The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth, Sadly Not the Presidency It Seems)
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To: Sybeck1

oh that’s right. So his company is lowdown.


6 posted on 07/28/2012 6:43:53 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Paved Paradise
Their 990 is here. It's quite a stretch to call most of these groups anti-gay. The major recipient, Marriage & Family Legacy Fund/Marriage & Family Foundation, is a retreat for heterosexual married couples. It's clearly a group that works to save heterosexual marriages but since they won't accept gay couples, are described as anti-gay. The best case for an actual anti-gay group is Exodus International... and they received a whopping $1,000 in 2010. Really, the gay activists are concerned that Chick-fil-A donates to Christian groups and Christian groups are not, by and large, pro-gay marriage.
7 posted on 07/28/2012 6:44:01 PM PDT by bigLusr (Quidquid latine dictum sit altum viditur)
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To: Paved Paradise

No earthly clue. A church perhaps?


8 posted on 07/28/2012 6:44:40 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

I don’t believe Henson Co’s decision to break off future parterships with Chick-fil-A was in retaliation for a recall. They make kids toys and have for decades. They’d never have survived this long if they tried to get back at anyone who recalled one of their toys. Still, I think it’s pretty rotten that, when questioned about the recall, didn’t set the record straight immediately. To allow everyone to assume that Chick-fil-A was lying was petty and vindictive.


9 posted on 07/28/2012 6:47:02 PM PDT by bigLusr (Quidquid latine dictum sit altum viditur)
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To: bigLusr
Please help spread the word that Chick-fil-A was telling the truth about the recall. Send a message to examiner.com, call out the author (@SquirrelChatter) on twitter, post the evidence on Facebook, etc.

Thanks.
10 posted on 07/28/2012 6:56:28 PM PDT by bigLusr (Quidquid latine dictum sit altum viditur)
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To: bigLusr

That’s the problem. They haven’t promoted gays, they haven’t contributed. Liberals and gays in this respect are no better, no different than Islam, you are either with them or against them. They have decided chick fill a hasn’t shown the proper enthusiasm for their pet issue, so in the spirit of tolerance, of accepting other peoples viewpoints, they have decided to attack them. Not sarcasm.


11 posted on 07/28/2012 7:00:20 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: bigLusr

Where is this evidence?


12 posted on 07/28/2012 7:04:34 PM PDT by Politicalmom (THIS IS NOT A GOP CHEERLEADING SITE!!!)
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To: bigLusr

I guess the recall explains why my youngest received a coupon for free ice cream, instead of a book or toy, with his kid’s meal this past week. Hey, Henson Co. - He was much happier with that than he would’ve been with a puppet.


13 posted on 07/28/2012 7:54:47 PM PDT by Tired of Taxes
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To: ThunderSleeps

Good point. If we dont CELEBRATE their filthy deviancy, WE are not tolerated.

There can be no peace with this vile evil. Wake up America. There is only one viable solution for dealing with the sodomites, but good people dont have the guts to see it through. They simply want to be left alone. The time is past for that. The Bible clearly documents that God punishes this abomination with death. I think we shoild be more concerned about pleasing God than the sodomites and their promoters (the liberal hell hole Chicago for one).

Time to implement in law Leviticus 20:13.


14 posted on 07/28/2012 8:21:12 PM PDT by nonsporting
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To: bigLusr
On July 27, the fast-food chain posted on their Facebook page that they decided to remove the Jim Henson's Creature Shop Puppet Kids Meal toys from their kids meals on July 19, due to safety issues.

I always knew Bert and Ernie were still infectious.

15 posted on 07/28/2012 8:34:17 PM PDT by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: bigLusr

Posted the following in response to a poster, then expanded it as a separate comment:
It’s one thing to tolerate what someone else does in the privacy of the home. But when the homosexual lobby wants total ACCEPTANCE of their perverted lifestyle, it’s way PAST TIME to draw the line. When y’all want to rub your perversions in our face, did you stop to think there might be some push-back? It’s time the homosexual two percent realized that the world doesn’t revolve around them and their lifestyle choices.

But, in point of fact, Mr. Cathy did NOT SAY ONE WORD ABOUT homosexual “marriage.” He stated that he believed in traditional marriage and nothing more. The “media,” led by CNN, IIRC, simply made up the story, as they are oft wont to do. And self-righteous jerks used those lies to attack a good man and his company.


16 posted on 07/28/2012 9:26:52 PM PDT by dcwusmc (A FREE People have no sovereign save Almighty GOD!!! III OK We are EVERYWHERE!!!)
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To: nonsporting

So the solution is ‘kill ‘em all’? Yeah...that’ll show them how much christ loves them!


17 posted on 07/28/2012 9:37:28 PM PDT by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: bigLusr
Please help spread the word that Chick-fil-A was telling the truth about the recall. Send a message to examiner.com, call out the author (@SquirrelChatter) on twitter, post the evidence on Facebook, etc.

I've gone to the Facebook page of the Columbiana Centre CFA and cannot find that post.

18 posted on 07/28/2012 10:07:52 PM PDT by Dianna
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To: Dianna; Politicalmom
The Columbiana Centre Chick-fil-A removed the post from their Facebook page. However, it was there on the 19th, as evidenced by this Google cache of their page.

I can't say with absolute certainty why it's not there anymore but I can say that I saw a notice for a franchise in Virginia while it was still up. It had attracted lots of nasty comments (from people who apparently didn't realize 19 < 20).

It's reasonable to assume Columbiana Centre either also had nasty comments on that post (after the 23rd when news of Henson's decision went viral) or that they thought it, too, would be inundated with criticism.
19 posted on 07/29/2012 4:45:00 AM PDT by bigLusr (Quidquid latine dictum sit altum viditur)
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To: nonsporting

“The Bible clearly documents that God punishes this abomination with death.”

“Time to implement in law Leviticus 20:13.”

So, your ready to take on the role of god? This is why we don’t share FR with people we would like to join us in fighting for smaller government.

Your desire sound familiar.

Yusuf al-Qaradawi. “Some say we should throw them from a high place,” he told Al-Jazeera. “Some say we should burn them, and so on. There is disagreement ...”


20 posted on 07/29/2012 4:57:32 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: listenhillary

Don’t feed the trolls.


21 posted on 07/29/2012 5:05:57 AM PDT by bigLusr (Quidquid latine dictum sit altum viditur)
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To: bigLusr

Another notice posted July 19th - This one’s still up. https://www.facebook.com/cfaramsey/timeline


22 posted on 07/29/2012 5:37:16 AM PDT by bigLusr (Quidquid latine dictum sit altum viditur)
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To: bigLusr
Another notice posted July 19th - This one’s still up. https://www.facebook.com/cfaramsey/timeline

Thank you, I understand now why the posts were removed. I have taken a screen shot of that page just in case.

23 posted on 07/29/2012 6:35:09 AM PDT by Dianna
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To: hoagy62
So the solution is ‘kill ‘em all’? Yeah...that’ll show them how much christ loves them!

Another person who doesn't read the Bible. Read it through from cover to cover and get back to me.

24 posted on 07/29/2012 7:04:32 AM PDT by nonsporting
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To: listenhillary
So, your ready to take on the role of god? This is why we don’t share FR with people we would like to join us in fighting for smaller government.

Do you have reading comprehension issues? I said "implement law". If you don't like God's law, take it up with Him.

Your second sentence equally incomprehensible.

25 posted on 07/29/2012 7:08:35 AM PDT by nonsporting
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To: bigLusr
Another notice posted July 19th - This one’s still up. https://www.facebook.com/cfaramsey/timeline

You may want to make this a stand alone thread so that it gets more attention.

26 posted on 07/29/2012 8:20:26 AM PDT by Dianna
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To: Dianna

The Google cache I linked to earlier is actually stronger evidence that Chick-fil-A is telling the truth. As the author of the examiner article noted, businesses can actually backdate posts on FB. However, since Google happened to catch the SC page between the recall and Henson decision it can’t be denied (just ignored).

I guess Google caches aren’t sexy. So feel free to spread all the evidence we have. I’ve written to several individuals, blogs, news sites, and individuals and succeeded only in convincing people who won’t take the next step to spread the truth. I doubt if I start another post here I’ll make significant progress. Maybe you’ll have more luck. The torch is yours.

If the world is just this evidence will go viral and several reporters will publicly apologize. For that to happen I can’t be the only one calling attention to it.


27 posted on 07/29/2012 8:48:34 AM PDT by bigLusr (Quidquid latine dictum sit altum viditur)
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To: Dianna

Please ping me if you do decide to pursue this.


28 posted on 07/29/2012 8:50:16 AM PDT by bigLusr (Quidquid latine dictum sit altum viditur)
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To: yldstrk
Jim Henson is an opportunist then.

IIRC, Jim Henson is dead.

29 posted on 07/29/2012 12:01:11 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: JimRed

yeah they reminded me yesterday, so it is his copany that is opportunist


30 posted on 07/29/2012 12:51:20 PM PDT by yldstrk ( That is corrMy heroes have always been cowboys)
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