Skip to comments.Chick-fil-A beef puts mayor in pressure cooker (video at link)
Posted on 07/26/2012 10:11:10 PM PDT by tsowellfan
Mayor Thomas M. Menino withdrew his threat to ban Chick-fil-A from Boston over the chicken chain presidents anti-gay marriage stance but the Hub Democrat remained in the crosshairs of national conservatives, including former GOP presidential hopefuls Rick Santorum and Mike Huckabee.
When I heard of the vicious hate speech and economic bullying being directed toward the (CEO Dan) Cathy family and their Chick-fil-A company, it was stunning. In the name of tolerance a group was exercising extreme intolerance and trying to censor a citizen by threatening their business, Huckabee told the Herald last night...
(Excerpt) Read more at news.bostonherald.com ...
Let's not start that **** again.
And as a thought exercise:
Lets say a city in Texas wanted to deny a Target or JC Penny a zoning permit because they support gay causes? Say the mayor openly said that was the reason. Think theyd be ok with that?
Love it. We are going to win this battle, but we need to keep the heat on.
On to Chicago. Everyone start posting their opinions on the Tribune website and call out these Nazis for being the thought police for the homosexual agenda.
Don’t let these self righteous, angry, depressed, unhappy, amoral, omnipotent busybodies get away with calling you names or threatening your business or personal life because you hold to the same values that your parents and their parents did. Obama was against gay marriage until just a few months ago, now if you don’t agree with Obama’s current position, then you are a bigoted hate monger.
This is bull crap. It is time to take the offensive on the culture war. We gave it to Menino and he backed down like the coward he is. Give it to Moreno and Emmanuel in Chicago.
The culture war is in full swing. The battle lines are drawn and the weapons are loaded.
Onward Christian Soldiers!
about time our side started standing up to these bullies - and standing up FOR our values.
They demand we not ‘offend” them - they ‘shall never be offended’ as to their beliefs without an inkling of recognition that WE are offended by being told we must tolerate their offensive behavior - that WE have no right to OUR beliefs.
Life does not come with a guarantee that “Thou shalt NEVER be offended.”
Deal with it. You go your way, we’ll go ours. WE have rights too. And YOUR rights END where OUR nose(s) begin(s).
We can only win this if we eradicate the contagion that is Obama....regardless of what anyone thinks of Romney, Obama must be replaced. If not we will be fighting America like the Maccabees fought Rome.
I hope the mayor reads the Herald.
Was is it appropriate for Mayor Menino to express his views on Chick-fil-A?
17% - Yes, other pols should be as outspoken
75% - No, he exceeded his authority
8% - Dont care, just more hot air
Homos love promoting their sick lifestyle and forcing us to all agree with it. If they don’t like the beliefs if this restaurant, no one is forcing them to eat there, but NO, that isnt good enough for them. If your against their perverted lifestyle they want to destroy you, we won’t tolerate that BS anymore. We have to vote Obama out in November, otherwise our goose is cooked
Some here think Obama winning is a good thing, will straighten out those damn GOP-e and their ilk.
If you think Romney is going to turn around the culture war, then you have been living on a different planet for the last decade. Romney has been a huge supporter of gay rights, abortion rights, gun control, socialized medicine and a whole host of other left wing liberal causes. He recently came out for allowing gays to adopt children and thought it was a good idea.
Piss on Romney. He may win the election, but he is an enemy in the culture war. We will have to fight him even harder than we fight Obama and his ilk, because if Romney is elected, then the conservatives will put their guard down.
If the property in question stays vacant... massive lawsuit on First Amendment grounds from the owner who has standing and can show damages.
I will be close to one next Monday and I’ll buy food to take home. It’s nice to know there aren’t any homos working there or buying food there. It will be my pleasure to support this place with my money.
No. People vote on stuff like that with their wallets.
For example, I do not go to Targets because they support liberal causes.
I don't go to JC Penney because of their pro-homo agenda.
Exactly...we need to start fighting back more.
We don’t have any in my state. Are they good? How do you compare it to KFC?
Michael Bloomberg is a self righteous, officious, meddling, busybody who is now decided to be a Food Nazi. If he thinks 32 ounce drinks are a crime, what the hell is he planning on doing to all the Cinnabon outlets in all the malls in NYC? One Cinnabon can put a whole boy scout troop into a diabetic coma. He won’t go after Cinnabon because they could sue him and NYC into poverty and he knows it. What a stupid, vapid, worthless, hypocritical creep this guy is. This guy makes Dinkins look like a right wing extremist and these idiots in NYC keep sending him back to do more damage to their city.
Freaking Food Nazis. Call them that every chance you get. Post it on the NYT comment site. Give this POS the thrashing he deserves. These liberal Mayors destroy every city they are elected to. And the stupid masses think they are doing such a good job because “they mean well”.
Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber barons cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience. C.S. Lewis
There is much truth in what you said. I'm so very relieved that America is waking up, and like good soldiers fighting this culture war, but if Romney turns this economy around, we'll just get cushy and lax like we always do, in an effort to keep the prosperous status quo. G-D help us to keep our eye on the prize and run the race with endurance. This is a war for the soul of America.
They don’t discriminate their hiring choices based on sexual orientation, that would be illegal and allow them to be sued. They do treat every customer with respect and great customer service - as they should.
There is a Chick FIl A right close by..in the heart of liberal Hollywood.
2 blocks away is a GLAAD office and everyone here knows how those fags get their panties in a twist over remarks. So far, no protest. Maybe probably because it’s popular here and the loyal crowds also probably have their share of libs who just happen to love their burgers.
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