Skip to comments.The Starbucks Appreciation Day That Wasn't
Posted on 08/08/2012 6:49:28 PM PDT by scottjewell
...A pro-SSM blogger in NYC had to admit by mid-day that the event wasn't going as planned, writing:
"...Either we've become too complacent about this issue or the event just wasn't organized and promoted with enough vehemence.
And now it seems like we may have lost this particular battle, especially since the haters cagily framed their actions as being pro-freedom-of-speech."
Today it appears the Starbucks Appreciation Day was a complete bust. This marks the second failed attempted to counter-protest the Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day last week (the first attempt was the failed Chick-fil-A "kiss-in"):
"The Chick-fil-A controversy has left the gay rights movement with the proverbial egg on its face. First it was the ill-fated national kiss-in. Then it was Tuesdays Starbucks Appreciation Day or rather, National Marriage Equality Day. Activists were asked to change the name by Starbucks execs who were worried about getting filleted in the Chick-fil-A-related melee.
Both counter protests were met with an unexpectedly tepid response from gay rights supporters in contrast to last Wednesdays record-setting avalanche at Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day." -- William J. Kelley of the Washington Times...
(Excerpt) Read more at nomblog.com ...
I think that gay people need love-- and help.
When Obama was allegedly in favor of traditional marriage, none of these idiots was running around calling him a hater. So excuse me if I don't take them seriously.
I don’t hate um either.
I am just sick of hearing about it.
Not sure where I read it but..
“It’s ok to come out of the closet, just keep it in the bedroom”
I can’t marry another man, neither can a gay man but we both can marry a women. Seems like equal “rights” to me.
this was a major bellwether event in our country.
Ths silent majority is roaring - and the bullies are running to hide in the gutters.
And it isn’t gay PEOPLE we are against. It’s the act. We have a right to to not accept it as normal.
This has knocked the wind out of their sails. It has filled the sails of the Silent Majority - and they will be ready willing and able to stand up against the next attemepted bullying.
And more bullys will crawl off into the sewers. Punch a bully in the nose and he runs off crying -
SAD, for them.
No one should be surprised. Every time a vote is held on the the issue, gay marriage is voted down, usually by a large margin.
These haters whining about Chick-fil-A are both misguided and out of step with the majority in this country. The second is doesn’t necessarily make them wrong, it just makes them stupid since they actually think they are the majority. Sad indeed.
Ah, yes. We “cagily” framed a freedom of speech issue as... a freedom of speech issue. How very tricky of us!
Maybe some of us are just sick of being told we have to be tolerant of everyone else’s opinions while simultaneously being denied the right to ours.
Until Idol comes back on.
Or the Kardashians have a wardrobe malfunction.
Or the next Fifty Shades of Bondage comes out.
The percentage of people who are actually gay — and want everyone to know about it — is so small that it’s hard to build critical mass for a demonstration.
Except in San Francisco, New York, and Providence.
And so much better would our rejection of queer marriage be for the US of A if we acknowleged loudly and clearly that homosexuality is a biblical sign of departure from the Lord.
boots on the ground, boots on the ground.
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