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WePay Helps Group Go Against Chick-Fil-A
NBC Bay Area ^ | Friday, Jul 20, 2012 | Scott Budman |

Posted on 07/22/2012 9:47:45 PM PDT by nickcarraway

It's a case of social networking, same-sex marriage, and chicken.

As Chick-Fil-A makes its move into the Bay Area, some local residents unhappy with the company's stance on gay marriage are raising money to fight back. And they're using a Silicon Valley startup's technology to help.

A group of Mountain View residents and employees led by Robert Neivert went online to raise a quick $1,000. That's how much they need to file paperwork opposing the city's plan to let a Chick-Fil-A in. To do it quickly, they went on WePay, which lets you raise money, with a little social networking on the side.

And it worked: The money was raised in a matter of hours. The paperwork will be filed, and technology gets the assist. As Neivert says, "in the old says, you'd have to go to meetings and call friends." Says WePay co-founder Rich Aberman, "It's always nice to see campaigns resonate. People here, including me, sympathize with that campaign."

WePay positions itself as a faster, more convenient choice to Paypal. Now, its technology is giving a boost to the fight for same-sex marriage.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: chickfila; gaystapo; hatecampaign; homosexualagenda; liberalfascism; ssm; wepay
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I wonder if this company will be around in a year.
1 posted on 07/22/2012 9:47:48 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Nope.

Till now i had never heard of it.

Since Ebay owns paypal they won’t let wepay in to the game on ebay..

Thus.. it won’t last long.


2 posted on 07/22/2012 9:50:17 PM PDT by cableguymn (For the first time in my life. I fear my country's government.)
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To: nickcarraway

It’s never enough to just not go to the place.


3 posted on 07/22/2012 9:55:13 PM PDT by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be purchased and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: cableguymn

With Justice Roberts now flipped, the first amendment is gone. I love Chick- Fil_A. But is will be banned to support decadent homosexual perverts. The end is near.


4 posted on 07/22/2012 9:55:24 PM PDT by marygonzo
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To: nickcarraway
I will be supporting Chick-Fil-A on Wednesday here in Glendale AZ. I'm inviting my entire tribe to dine there on my dime.

I don't know when it happened, but I am now a racist, homophobic, bigoted nativist and proud of it.

5 posted on 07/22/2012 9:57:27 PM PDT by GrannyAnn
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To: nickcarraway

What has CFA actually done against any gay person?

We’d better start fighting the left and not just observing what kooks they are.


6 posted on 07/22/2012 9:59:17 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: RWB Patriot
Scratch a lefty, find an intolerant arse. They are tolerant only if you agree with them. If you do not agree with a lefty, they will focus their seething hatred of dissent upon anyone they view as a target. They are closeted Chekists.
7 posted on 07/22/2012 10:02:10 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: GrannyAnn

Funny. We have a Chick Fil A, right in the middle of liberal, faggot friendly Hollywood, CA 2 blocks away from the Kodak theater. Another 2 blocks is GLAAD of Hollywood.

It’s ALWAYS full and causes traffic in the side streets. Another 2 blocks is In N Out burger, also a Christian owned private burger house. The homos probably don’t care as it’s popular here but that could change..


8 posted on 07/22/2012 10:02:37 PM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: RWB Patriot

It never is.

If a conservative doesn’t like guns, he doesn’t buy one. If a liberal doesn’t like guns, he wants all guns outlawed.

If a conservative is a vegetarian, he doesn`t eat meat. If a liberal is a vegetarian, he wants all meat products banned for everyone.

If a conservative is homosexual, he quietly leads his life. If a liberal is homosexual, he demands legislated respect.

If a conservative is down-and-out, he thinks about how to better his situation. A liberal wonders who is going to take care of him.

If a conservative doesn’t like a talk show host, he switches channels. Liberals demand that those they don’t like be shut down.

If a conservative is a non-believer, he doesn’t go to church. A liberal non-believer wants any mention of God and religion silenced.(Unless it’s a foreign religion, of course!)

If a conservative decides he needs health care, he goes about shopping for it, or may choose a job that provides it. A liberal demands that the rest of us pay for his.


9 posted on 07/22/2012 10:05:21 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: GrannyAnn

I was wrong. I thought there was not a store in Minnesota.. But there is....

One is located in the union building of the U of M (after this.. it probably won’t be there long) and the other...

The airport.. right in the heart of terminal 2...

So.. I can try my luck with the flaming libs at the U of M who are likely staking the place out with 24 hour protests or.. I can subject my self to the TSA and would likely have to buy a ticket to somewhere to get in..

I really want to support them.. but given where they are.. well.. how?


10 posted on 07/22/2012 10:05:54 PM PDT by cableguymn (For the first time in my life. I fear my country's government.)
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To: GrannyAnn
I may take a little drive south.


11 posted on 07/22/2012 10:05:54 PM PDT by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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12 posted on 07/22/2012 10:07:02 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: ReformationFan

I prefer to use “rational person” and “irrational person”; covers things better.


13 posted on 07/22/2012 10:08:07 PM PDT by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be purchased and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: nickcarraway

“I wonder if this company will be around in a year.”

WePay or Chick-Fil-A?


14 posted on 07/22/2012 10:11:59 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: nickcarraway

There must be ways to “WePay”-fund conservative pushback.

Sounds like a tactic that could backfire on the ‘rat filth.


15 posted on 07/22/2012 10:21:07 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Love the cult, respect the leader, but I simply can't drink the koolaid and die.)
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To: nickcarraway; All

If good Americans now stand up and support Chick-fil-a - not only by eating there - but by counter demos and signs and petitions to the city ‘powers that be’ - remind them that this is America and people still have a right to their personal beliefs.

This may be the ‘bell wether’ incident that we can turn around this too long blackmailing of businesses to bend to the demands of the dark side. Jesse Jackson led the way for years. And who fought back for those businesses? NO ONE.

Chick-fil-a has the backbone to stand up to the demands and blackmail. Will We the People stand up with them - or sit back and expect them to fight this all by themselves?

If we don’t stand with them - WE ARE JUST AS GUILTY AS THOSE ON THE OHTER SIDE - sins of omission.

This is NOT just a fight for Chik-fil-a, this is a fight for America’s soul.


16 posted on 07/22/2012 10:22:42 PM PDT by maine-iac7
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To: maine-iac7

but by counter demos and signs and petitions to the city ‘powers that be’

________________________________

People who go to counter demos and sign petitions will lose their jobs. there is no cohesive conservative force to protect people. Leftists are cohesive and will attack, singleing out high profile people who do not fall into line with leftist rhetoric.


17 posted on 07/22/2012 10:26:02 PM PDT by Chickensoup (STOP The Great O-ppression)
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To: nickcarraway

I thought that company sounded familiar. The founder was so desperate for a date he made a fool of himself (as they all do) hiring the Queen of Fools on Millionaire Matchmaker.


18 posted on 07/22/2012 10:27:28 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: ReformationFan

Unless Nick is delusional, which he obviously isn’t, I am sure he meant wepay. CFA is going nowhere but up.
I am lucky enough to live one mile from a CFA. That restaurant is legendary in Atlanta, and has been for decades (Google the Dwarf House).
I am also about a mile from a McD. Although its food is priced about 50% less than CFA’s, CFA’s food is about ten times better (actually in a different league altogether).
I get a chicken sandwich or chicken salad, and a milkshake at CFA at least once week.
I am a very lucky person.


19 posted on 07/22/2012 10:33:22 PM PDT by BIV (typical white person)
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To: martin_fierro; nickcarraway

I’ve been eagerly awaiting their debut here and have been getting out the word to my friends to support them.


20 posted on 07/22/2012 10:35:50 PM PDT by CounterCounterCulture (RINOs, the CANCER within the G.O.P.)
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To: nickcarraway

Why is any liberal surprised that an unapologetically Christian private company, CLOSED ON SUNDAYS, would support Christian ideals of a marriage between a man and a woman?

Remember “free speech zones” and all that? Where is Dan Cathy’s “free speech zone?”


21 posted on 07/22/2012 10:36:37 PM PDT by Dan Nunn (Support the NRA!)
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To: cableguymn

Yikes! You don’t have good options there. Maybe an email of support would work in your case.


22 posted on 07/22/2012 10:38:18 PM PDT by GrannyAnn
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To: maine-iac7

I’ve never eaten breakfast at the Christian Chicken. Think I’ll take the time for that tomorrow.


23 posted on 07/22/2012 10:39:59 PM PDT by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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To: Dan Nunn

He stands in opposition to the PC Zampolit of the Lavender Mafia; therefore, his rights are nullified, comrade.


24 posted on 07/22/2012 10:40:41 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: BIV

Don’t know about your CFA but here in Houston burbs if you buy a Peach Shake, you get a plastic card like a credit/debit card good for another one free as long as their special lasts. My grandson who loves Peach Shakes and chicken fingers from CFA wanted to order 5 when we were there yesterday so he could have one every night next week. His reasoning: Would make his mom happy to be able to give him something special on the way home from school and it wouldn’t cost her a thing!

With customers like my grandson, CFA will do fine.


25 posted on 07/22/2012 11:13:13 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: BIV

The powers that be will run them into the ground. At the very least, they will be buried under waves of lawsuits and vandalism.


26 posted on 07/22/2012 11:31:57 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

It sounds like such an easy medium for a scam. Maybe it worked as intended here but that’s not going to continue to be the case. Someone could have as easily said they wanted to fund a petition of some sort and then run away with the funds.

As for Chick-Fil-A, if San Fran doesn’t want them then they don’t deserve Chick-Fil-A.


27 posted on 07/22/2012 11:42:33 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: ReformationFan

I added those to my profile page. Thanks!


28 posted on 07/22/2012 11:57:06 PM PDT by ConservativeMind ("Humane" = "Don't pen up pets or eat meat, but allow infanticide, abortion, and euthanasia.")
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To: nickcarraway

My wife and I will now try to get to a Chick-Fil-A much more often now. The only one within an hour’s drive is at a college campus.


29 posted on 07/23/2012 12:00:48 AM PDT by ConservativeMind ("Humane" = "Don't pen up pets or eat meat, but allow infanticide, abortion, and euthanasia.")
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To: RWB Patriot
It’s never enough to just not go to the place.

Precisely. And it's not even that Chik Fil A is supposed to be discriminating against homosexuals, even though that's the lie being peddled. The business doesn't care who anyone has sex with; how would they know? They'll sell their products to whoever walks in the door with the money to buy them.

The company is being punished because the owner of the company happens to support groups that oppose homosexual marriage. So the homosexual activists have to make an example of Chik Fil A in order to intimidate other businesses. They can't go after the stockholders, because the company isn't publicly traded, so they'll try to hit the company by keeping them from expanding into certain markets.

30 posted on 07/23/2012 12:03:37 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: SuziQ

It all traces back to what they did to Anita Bryant in the 70s, it was meant as a warning message to all celebrities, that if they didn’t toe the line, the gays would destroy your career. And now, there are few celebrities who dare speak out.


31 posted on 07/23/2012 12:10:09 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: CounterCounterCulture
It would be great if they opened one in Mt. View. Fairfield is too far away...
I'll send an email to the Chick Fill A folks to see how they'd recommend support for their opening of a franchise in Mt. View.
32 posted on 07/23/2012 12:27:52 AM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: El Cid

Maybe next door to In & Out Burger on ECR would be appropriate. Two All-American eating establishments in the same block - wonderful.


33 posted on 07/23/2012 3:14:05 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: nickcarraway; cableguymn
I wonder if this company will be around in a year.

I sure hope so. They are outstanding and just about the best fast food place out there.

Their food is delicious, their service is incredible and every aspect of the experience is fantastic.

We've gone to several and their workers will help us find a table, stop by to pick up trash, ask how we are enjoying the meal and experience and bring us refills. This is for a McDonald's fast food type of restaurant!

Honestly, they blow away other FF restaurants. If the market works, and that's at risk these past 3/4 years, CFA will be there longer than the jerks complaining about them.

Medically speaking, given the high risk of their mental illness being marketed as a "lifestyle", it's likely a guarantee.

34 posted on 07/23/2012 6:50:14 AM 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: nickcarraway

How about WeGo for those who support Chik-Fil-A?
And having lived near Mountain View, CA, I know personally that anything from there sux....


35 posted on 07/23/2012 8:16:23 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: BIV

I get a chicken sandwich or chicken salad, and a milkshake at CFA at least once week.
I am a very lucky person.


Yes you are a very lucky person.

Mrs. Peet and I made a point to stop at a CFA while we were visiting S.C. last spring. YUM-YUM...


36 posted on 07/23/2012 8:23:34 AM PDT by Peet (Everything has an end -- only the sausage has two.)
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To: matginzac
I know personally that anything from there sux....

Hmmm, maybe you shouldn't be using the internet, or a web browser then.

37 posted on 07/23/2012 10:40:11 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway
I got a notice from a friend on my Facebook page that Mike Huckabee is suggesting August 1 as Chick Fil A 'Appreciation Day'. He's encouraging as many as possible to go to the restaurant on that day to show support.

Turns out, our daughter and I are going to a concert in Somerville MA that night, and one of the only two CFAs in MA happens to be in Burlington, MA. It's slightly out of our direct route, but still 'on our way' to the concert location.

I know where WE'LL be having supper that night! ;o)

38 posted on 07/23/2012 11:06:26 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: nickcarraway

I have never been real fond of the menu at Chick-Fil-A. But I have just instructed my family that we are going to be eating there quite regularly from now on, when their stores are nearby in our travels or our errand running.


39 posted on 07/23/2012 11:22:10 AM PDT by John Leland 1789 (.)
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To: ReformationFan; RWB Patriot; ConservativeMind
If a conservative doesn’t like guns, he doesn’t buy one. If a liberal doesn’t like guns, he wants all guns outlawed.

If a conservative doesn’t like recreational drugs, he ...

40 posted on 07/23/2012 11:38:50 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies; ReformationFan; RWB Patriot

Actually, in concept, I agree, as long as no tax dollars go to the “user,” and that the “user” is given a torture penalty three times worse than what harm he may have done to another while under the influence.

Basically, I believe that any thing done under the influence of ANYTHING recreational, taken voluntarily, is completely premeditated.

By the way, I would volunteer to be the torturer to that premeditated maimer/killer.


41 posted on 07/23/2012 12:08:36 PM PDT by ConservativeMind ("Humane" = "Don't pen up pets or eat meat, but allow infanticide, abortion, and euthanasia.")
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To: JustSayNoToNannies; ReformationFan; RWB Patriot

Actually, in concept, I agree, as long as no tax dollars go to the “user,” and that the “user” is given a torture penalty three times worse than what harm he may have done to another while under the influence.

Basically, I believe that any thing done under the influence of ANYTHING recreational, taken voluntarily, is completely premeditated.

By the way, I would volunteer to be the torturer to that premeditated maimer/killer.


42 posted on 07/23/2012 12:10:16 PM PDT by ConservativeMind ("Humane" = "Don't pen up pets or eat meat, but allow infanticide, abortion, and euthanasia.")
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

There’s no such thing as a “recreational drug”.


43 posted on 07/23/2012 12:16:34 PM PDT by beandog (All Aboard the Choo Choo Train to Crazy Town)
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To: nickcarraway
Thanks for the reminder to go to Chick-Fil-A this week.

5.56mm

44 posted on 07/23/2012 12:38:55 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: ConservativeMind
Actually, in concept, I agree, as long as no tax dollars go to the “user,” and that the “user” is given a torture penalty three times worse than what harm he may have done to another while under the influence.

Basically, I believe that any thing done under the influence of ANYTHING recreational, taken voluntarily, is completely premeditated.

By the way, I would volunteer to be the torturer to that premeditated maimer/killer.

And all of the above applies to the drug alcohol, yes?

45 posted on 07/23/2012 1:37:07 PM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: beandog
If a conservative doesn’t like guns, he doesn’t buy one. If a liberal doesn’t like guns, he wants all guns outlawed.

If a conservative doesn’t like recreational drugs, he ...

There’s no such thing as a “recreational drug”.

If a pseudo-conservative doesn’t like recreational drugs, he tapdances around the principle of limited government. (A recreational drug is, of course, a drug taken with recreational intent.)

46 posted on 07/23/2012 1:42:27 PM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: nickcarraway

http://www.chick-fil-a.com/Locations/Locator


47 posted on 07/23/2012 1:44:18 PM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

Yes, in an ideal world. My aunt lost her legs to such a person.

I’d like to more painfully remove the arms legs of the guy who did that.


48 posted on 07/23/2012 5:27:28 PM PDT by ConservativeMind ("Humane" = "Don't pen up pets or eat meat, but allow infanticide, abortion, and euthanasia.")
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

And if a psuedo-conservative doesn’t like having a severe torture penalty applied to himself for the same kind of torture he willingly, even gleefully, gave another after choosing to take the substance that took his mind away, then he has no understanding of personal responsibility and accountability and he believes government should be “limited” only to the extent it lets him get away with maiming others while not being personally maimed.


49 posted on 07/23/2012 6:07:36 PM PDT by ConservativeMind ("Humane" = "Don't pen up pets or eat meat, but allow infanticide, abortion, and euthanasia.")
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
Maybe next door to In & Out Burger on ECR would be appropriate. Two All-American eating establishments in the same block - wonderful.

I agree, that would be perfect.

50 posted on 07/23/2012 8:31:18 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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