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Should You Boycott Chick-fil-A?
Slate ^ | July 25, 2012 | Eliot Spitzer

Posted on 07/25/2012 2:37:34 PM PDT by cdga5for4

Chick-fil-A makes a great chicken sandwich, and I used to like getting one—with a cup of their amazing lemonade—whenever I was in the South. In fact, before I knew more about Chick-fil-A, I used to joke about helping to open one in New York.

Then I found out the company, according to the LGBT group Equality Matters, has donated millions of dollars to groups that oppose gay rights, and Chick-fil-A's president, Dan Cathy, told a Baptist newspaper that he supported the "biblical" definition of family. That’s why former Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas has asked that folks who share the company's principles stop by a Chick-fil-A on Aug. 1 to show support for the company's conservative values.

(Excerpt) Read more at slate.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: boycott; chickfila; cultureofcorruption; culturewar; eliotspitzer; gaymarriage; homosexualagenda; kenyanbornmuzzie; swrdswllwngsdshw; whoremonger
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1 posted on 07/25/2012 2:37:38 PM PDT by cdga5for4
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To: cdga5for4
In fact, before I knew more about Chick-fil-A, I used to joke about helping to open one in New York.

"But then I laughed and remembered that I'm a liberal Democrat! It's my lifelong pursuit to DESTROY businesses, not help them prosper!"

2 posted on 07/25/2012 2:39:19 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: cdga5for4

Client 9 checks in.....


3 posted on 07/25/2012 2:40:14 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: cdga5for4

Ha! Nice to know I disagree with that slimebag. I ordered my Chick-Fil-A t-shirt yesterday from their website. Can’t wait to wear it around NYC.


4 posted on 07/25/2012 2:40:42 PM PDT by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: cdga5for4

Eliot Spitzer is higher class than most Democrat politicians. At least he paid for high priced hookers with his own dime.


5 posted on 07/25/2012 2:41:57 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: cdga5for4

I doubt that Chick-Fil-A is pro-prostitution, either, so I’m thinking that’s a deal-breaker for client #9.


6 posted on 07/25/2012 2:43:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: cdga5for4
Note the writer.

Not surprising - irony is usually abundant among the lib-prog crowd and they are just generally clueless about how they expose themselves to ridicule.

[Chicken sandwich Nazi voice] No chicken sandwich for you!!! And give me back that lemonade, too!!! [/voice]

7 posted on 07/25/2012 2:44:39 PM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: cdga5for4
Just finished mine I bought as part of the BUYcott and am looking again at going next Wednesday. So the answer is no.
8 posted on 07/25/2012 2:45:32 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: cdga5for4

I wish Chick-Fil-A was publicly traded.

I’d have bought the stock the minute I heard the libs squawking.

I bet they prosper like never before.

I hope the employees have a profit sharing plan.


9 posted on 07/25/2012 2:46:02 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: cdga5for4

They are not necessarily “conservative values”, they are biblical values. Conservatives didn’t establish marriage - God did.


10 posted on 07/25/2012 2:47:37 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: cdga5for4

When I was a member of Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps, we did a standstiill at their headquarters. They fed us and gave us T-shirts. Middle 80’s.


11 posted on 07/25/2012 2:49:29 PM PDT by real saxophonist (Proud to have been beat up and shot by the late Paul Gomez. RIP, 'Gnomez'.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Hell no I’m not going to boycott. I’m with Huck on this one. I’ll be there next Wednesday for Dinner (if not sooner)


12 posted on 07/25/2012 2:51:42 PM PDT by sjm_888
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To: cdga5for4
This slime has the gall to write about the values we believe in. The values he believes in could not be spoken aloud in a public place, even in 2012.
13 posted on 07/25/2012 2:51:58 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: Future Snake Eater

This moral point from an adulterer and hooker procurer. Some people just need to STFU before they prove how stupid they are.


14 posted on 07/25/2012 2:52:27 PM PDT by richardtavor
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To: sjm_888

Me, too! I bet the place will be packed - more than usual. The one we go to is always packed, especially on Saturdays.


15 posted on 07/25/2012 2:54:10 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: cdga5for4

I eat there about once a month. Stepping it up to two or three times until the gay mafia gets their panties untwisted.


16 posted on 07/25/2012 2:54:21 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: cdga5for4

I have been buying more from them every since this began. I LOVE that restaurant!


17 posted on 07/25/2012 2:54:36 PM PDT by Jemian
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To: Future Snake Eater

It’s like you’re sitting there, right inside his mind. Spooky.


18 posted on 07/25/2012 2:55:10 PM PDT by lastchance ("Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis" St. Augustine)
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To: cdga5for4

Does he get that with a side order of hooker?


19 posted on 07/25/2012 2:58:45 PM PDT by Reily
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To: cdga5for4

Does he get that with a side order of hooker?


20 posted on 07/25/2012 2:59:10 PM PDT by Reily
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To: cdga5for4

If they want to start an economic battle, I’m up for it. It’s not that I’m anti-gay, I’m just pro-free speech and the right of a citizen to express their opinion. If one side organizes and wishes to destroy my ability to shop where I wish, then I’ll do likewise although it goes against my free market beliefs. If the boycott of Chic-Fil-A is a success, then I’d suggest supporters of traditional values publish a list of companies not supporting traditional values and we start a nationwide boycott of them. Boycotts of this nature are nothing but blackmail of the masses by organizing a minority, something which our current President excels at. If the majority fails to stand up, our rights are lost forever.


21 posted on 07/25/2012 3:02:25 PM PDT by Boomer One
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To: cdga5for4

So, when Client #9 pays for his meal at Chick-fil-A, does he leave his payment in an envelope on the counter?


22 posted on 07/25/2012 3:03:17 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (EAT MOR CHIKIN)
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To: cdga5for4

I’m not saying Eliot likes to walk around wearing a sandwich board that reads “EAT MOR” with a hole at crotch level on the front board. I’m just saying that the idea is entertaining.


23 posted on 07/25/2012 3:05:23 PM PDT by RichInOC (An erect Eliot Spitzer has no conscience.)
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To: cdga5for4

I’m just going to eat there more often. We love our Chick-fil-A’s here!


24 posted on 07/25/2012 3:06:26 PM PDT by bamagirl1944 (That's short for Alabama, not Obama)
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To: cdga5for4

Eliot inspires me . . . my birthday is coming up in a few days. We live several miles from the closest Chick-fila. I think I’ll request that we go and eat lunch that day at Chick-fila . . uh, I forgot my birthday is on a Sunday; so I’ll go on Monday since they’re closed on Sunday. :o)


25 posted on 07/25/2012 3:08:21 PM PDT by Twinkie (Obama; fundamentally turning America into Sodom & Gomorrah one EO at a time.)
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To: cdga5for4

Obama for America dines on Chick-fil-A

http://dailycaller.com/2012/07/25/obama-for-america-dines-on-chick-fil-a/


26 posted on 07/25/2012 3:12:43 PM PDT by Internet Walnut
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To: cdga5for4

I think Mr. Spitzer would like to personally boycott Chick-Fil-A due to their anti-prostitution stance.


27 posted on 07/25/2012 3:15:46 PM PDT by rwilson99 (Please tell me how the words "shall not perish and have everlasting life" would NOT apply to Mary.)
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To: nascarnation

My thoughts too. Probably be a record year .


28 posted on 07/25/2012 3:17:35 PM PDT by Eagles6
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To: cdga5for4

Had my first ever CFA meal last nite, as matter of fact. Spicy chicken sandwich, and lemondade, based on a recommendation here.

Will be going back for another tonite, and again on Aug. 1.


29 posted on 07/25/2012 3:24:29 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: cdga5for4

Eliot Spitze disses Dan Cathy for supporting heterosexual marriage.

Ain’t that rich?


30 posted on 07/25/2012 3:36:00 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: cdga5for4

I don’t mind the libs and homos boycotting CFA. I don’t shop at Target or JC Penney anymore, and I now buy Wranglers instead of Levis. At least with no libs at CFA it should be a pleasant dining experience.


31 posted on 07/25/2012 3:41:52 PM PDT by jeffc (Welcome to the United Socialist States of America)
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To: cdga5for4
Support the First Ammendment - Patronize Chick-Fil-A


32 posted on 07/25/2012 3:43:04 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: A_Former_Democrat
Anyone who is not familiar with Chik Fil a and the Cathy family google "Truett Cathy" and "WinShape Homes"

I met Dan once years ago when he came to speak at my college campus. Truly a nice, humble guy. Oddly, I remember very distinctly he was wearing a Seiko watch. Nothing wrong with a Seiko mind you, but just not what I expected to see on the wrist of a (future) billionaire.
33 posted on 07/25/2012 3:44:58 PM PDT by The_Sword_of_Groo (My world view is accurately expressed in the lyrics of " The Fightin' Side of Me")
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To: The_Sword_of_Groo

Boycott?

Heck no! Sign me up!

(got one close to work, going...)


34 posted on 07/25/2012 3:47:09 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: cdga5for4

Went there today as support for their American values. I’ll go again on the 1st, maybe even before that.


35 posted on 07/25/2012 3:50:05 PM PDT by CodeToad (History says our end is near.)
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To: Reily

“Does he get that with a side order of hooker?”

No, it’s actually....can I get that with a side of “French Thighs”


36 posted on 07/25/2012 3:55:47 PM PDT by PsyOps
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To: Future Snake Eater

“And I remembered that I betrayed my wedding vows, cheated on my wife and children and used women for my own lust and realized that I stand for NADA.”


37 posted on 07/25/2012 3:56:29 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: cdga5for4
"flex our muscles" He's a Democrat, Beavis, like that Weiner dude. That means .... Weiner ... heh heh heh heh heh
38 posted on 07/25/2012 3:57:49 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Went to CFA twice today. I took a cup of ice cream to my barber and went back for my evening meal. It was very busy both times.
39 posted on 07/25/2012 4:03:55 PM PDT by Know et al (The greatest argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with a voter: Churchill)
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To: cdga5for4

I’m going to start eating there.


40 posted on 07/25/2012 4:11:52 PM PDT by Kozak (The means of defence against foreign danger, have been always the instruments of tyranny at home JM)
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To: cdga5for4

Boycott?!

Geez, I thought they said buycott! I went and dropped $35 on sandwiches for dinner. Had to abandon my lunch run, way too many cars in the parking lot and drive-thru.


41 posted on 07/25/2012 5:06:08 PM PDT by cpa4you (CPA4YOU)
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To: cpa4you

So are all the Chick fil a’s busy? I dont think think there are any in northern new england.


42 posted on 07/25/2012 5:47:02 PM PDT by Chickensoup (STOP The Great O-ppression)
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To: cdga5for4
People donate money to Christians Churches and Orthodox Jewish Temples. Black ministers object to gay marriage too. Maybe liberals should boycott people of faith - boycott all of us...

I don't care what the gay haters do... I'm sick of the threats. We have a right to believe marriage is between a man and a woman. They should make an effort to be more understanding of people who aren't like them. Gays are sooooooo narrow minded.

43 posted on 07/25/2012 6:49:08 PM PDT by GOPJ (Political correctness is simply George Orwell's Newspeak by a non-threatening name. FR- Bernard Marx)
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To: Boomer One
If the boycott of Chic-Fil-A is a success, then I’d suggest supporters of traditional values publish a list of companies not supporting traditional values and we start a nationwide boycott of them.

Gays are 2% of the population - if they want to pick an economic fight with the 98% I say, 'go for it'...

44 posted on 07/25/2012 7:01:03 PM PDT by GOPJ (Political correctness is simply George Orwell's Newspeak by a non-threatening name. FR- Bernard Marx)
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To: cdga5for4
I wish I could patronize my local Chick-fil-A restaurant, but unfortunately the closest one to me is about 88 miles away.

:-(

45 posted on 07/25/2012 7:02:58 PM PDT by nutmeg (I'm with Sarah Palin: Anybody But Obama 2012)
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To: GOPJ
if they want to pick an economic fight with the 98% I say, 'go for it'...

Maybe Chick-Fil-A should add some new menu items just to mock the perverts.

How about some new sandwiches, like...The Chicken Hawk, The Pirate, or maybe a renamed hot fudge/hard ice cream sunday on a brownie.

I'll bet they could make a fortune.

46 posted on 07/25/2012 7:12:38 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Reily

His favorite meal there is the #9.


47 posted on 07/25/2012 7:49:47 PM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: cdga5for4

A Chick Fillet Resturant just opened yesterday in Forest Hill, MD just north of me. There were 188 people camped out for the grand-opening. Store will do VERY well in this area.


48 posted on 07/26/2012 3:11:35 AM PDT by theelephantway
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To: ROCKLOBSTER
Gays overestimate how much we care about them. It's worth fighting about marriage, but other than that - they're a yawn. No one cares about their lifestyle except them - they're like the school narcissist who thinks it's always 'about me, me, ME'... We're tired of them, their antics and the hysteria. Can they get a life?

Here's the plan - we go to Chick-fil-A - buy a sandwich - vote for marriage when it comes up ( WE ALWAYS WIN) and refuse extra rights for ANY bedroom activity. Dogs, chains, groups, whatever - so special privileges. No 'marriages'.

Then we ignore them.

Ignore them but ask them to please get a life, live that life, and leave the rest of us alone. We don't want to interact with them, don't want to know them, don't want to fight with them about sexuality. About other things - fine - we can be co-workers, friends whatever but they need to leave their bedroom stuff in the bedroom. We're bored with their drama... we're NOT interested, just LEAVE US ALONE... Really, gays need to find something new to fill their emptiness and boredom. Not us. Maybe they can try to control each other - or take to hating some new group... whatever...

49 posted on 07/26/2012 4:01:55 AM PDT by GOPJ (Political correctness is simply George Orwell's Newspeak by a non-threatening name. FR- Bernard Marx)
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To: GOPJ
No one cares about their lifestyle except them...We're tired of them, their antics and the hysteria. Can they get a life?

They have a life, they are busy harvesting our kids.

50 posted on 07/26/2012 8:23:39 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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