Skip to comments.Nashua, NH Chick-Fil-A To Sponsor NH Pride Fest [barf]
Posted on 08/01/2012 11:26:47 AM PDT by kevcol
NASHUA, NH (CBS) A Nashua Chick-Fil-A restaurant will be sponsoring New Hampshire Pride Fest.
Ryan Manseau, the senior director of Pride Fest, told WBZ-TV he was handing out fliers at the Pheasant Lane Mall recently to promote his event and noticed a man who appeared to be a Chick-Fil-A manager holding one.
Manseau said he approached the man, bracing for a verbal confrontation. He turned out to be the franchise operator, Anthony Piccola, who agreed to help sponsor the event and to serve Chick-Fil-A sandwiches there.
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What a surprise. Not.
I wonder what the consequences for his franchise might be. (If any)
I hope Mr. Cathy pulls his franchaise.
Tony will probably be marching in that pervert parade, too.
Well, as they say one bad apple don’t spoil the whole bunch. He just happened to buy a CFA franchise, which was unfortunate. Does not undo the amazing numbers we are seeing today in support of Dan Cathy and for first amendment and traditional marriage rights.
Talk about missing the signals...
“I told you to go right in the huddle dumb ass.”
Ahhh! The “news” media have found their story for the day on CFA. I’m sure they will run with this instead of the packed CFA’s today!
So the homos are going to eat the hate sandwiches now.
You’re right about that...NH media will be all over this...how the NH franchise was the ONLY one in America that stood up for ‘human rights’, blah, blah, blah...
(There's always one loser in every crowd.)
Someone should be out front with a sign that reads "homosexual parade sponsor", so the good people will turn away from this one. This restaurant don't deserve the family business. Let the homos take care of it.
I am so glad that I didn’t waste my time to drive over to Nashua today to give this place my patronage today..I’ll wait until I am down South to hit a CFA..
It figures that if 1% of the population is queer; there was going to going to be a queer ‘Chick-fil-A in there somewhere...
Looks like this guy’s getting some more press:
“Chick-fil-A store breaks with founder to sponsor LGBT Pride”
More than 100 people by some estimates have lined up at the Chick-fil-A restaurant inside the Pheasant Lane Mall Wednesday in response to former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, a Baptist minister, declaration that Aug. 1 be national Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day. That followed the comments of Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy condemning gay marriage. But local franchise owner Piccola doesnt see things that way. In fact, hes helping to sponsor a gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender pride festival held later this month.
I was planning on going there tonight in support of CFA day.
I won’t be going, now.
And if CFA doesn’t pull this jerk’s franchise, I will be adding CFA to the list with JC Penney and Target on it.
His non-action will highlight the hypocrisy of the fascist left and their enforcement of group think.
This fruity franchise can sink or swim on its own, but he shouldn't come looking to the parent company for any support if his business struggles.
Yeah. People need to get there asap with signs to alert people. Innocent people will feel terrible if they find out later they supported the homosexuals. Some one needs to tell them before they spend any money there.
There are going to be a WHOLE LOT of angry folks once they learn that a portion of the money they spent there today is going to support a pervert parade (instead of supporting a pro-family restaurant). He may be out of business pretty soon, I hope.
This is the guy that supplied the Howie Carr Show with Chick-Fil-A sandwiches on Monday. Looks like he’s playing both sides of the fence.
I am sure the Free State liberaltarians will flock there on Friday
Slimy doesn't cover it...what a dirtbag. Uses the money from supporters of traditional marriage and turns it over to the sodomites. Scum.
Someone should point this out to Howie...this guy didn’t have to sponsor the queer pride event; he chose to do so.
I just entered a comment about this on the Chick-Fil-A web site.
Told them I was going to tell all my friends and family to be sure that the Chick-Fil-A franchise shares the vision of its founder before patronizing it.
Excellent advice. Glad Nashua is too far away, or I might have made a bad mistake.
“Manseau said he approached the man, bracing for a verbal confrontation.”
Oh yeah, like the franchise owner MUST hold the same beliefs as the owner.
Isn’t boycotting this guy just like the left boycotting CFA?
Groupthink is bad no matter which side you are on.
ROTFL! Oh this is PERFECT! What are the homosexuals going to do, REFUSE to eat the donated Chick Fil A? Now wouldn’t that be an intolerant act against a business that is offering to help out with their gathering? Who would be the hater in that situation?
“this guy didnt have to sponsor the queer pride event; he chose to do so.”
He’s going to make the “gay pride people” show how tolerant they REALLY are, it’s not necessarily a bad thing, what he’s doing.
They are going to have to either protest loudly about CFA and how bigoted they are, after this guy volunteered, or eat the sandwiches that some lefty was hoping would kill all the conservatives with trans fats.
Would you give a restaurant your business if they had a banner out front which read, “5% off all proceeds this month will go towards supporting the gay pride festival”?
What if there was no banner or advertising about it, but you found out the restaurant was in fact allocating a percentage of sales to the gay pride festival. Would you give them your business?
Do you think like-minded family, friends or coworkers who might on occassion visit the business might appreciate if you mentioned to them that a percentage of their spending there was supporting the gay pride parade? so that they were not unwittingly also partly supporting the gay pride parade?
Fund the lavender mafia if you like. It's your choice.
As for me, I will continue to boycott Miller Lite who sponsored a gay orgy for decades, sponsored a sado-maso parody of the Last Supper, et al.
And the Left and corporate suits were upset over this principled boycott.
I guess that sounds reasonable. This is why the homos are urging a national boycott, they found out that a portion of the corporate cash supports traditional marriage organizations and they don’t want a part of that. Same issue here.
I would support the Nashua CFA on any other days just to support the national company,but would steer clear on Gay Chicken Days. Um pride, sorry.
...unless it’s our side
That guy’s definitely not gay, he’s got a happy wife and all the women in the neighborhood want him.
After discussing this a little, I don’t think this is mindless groupthink, it’s a matter of who you wish to fund.
Some of the lefty response is just that, jumponthebandwagon groupthink, but being aware of who you support and who you don’t is a bit more intellectual.
I don’t know the franchisee’s motivations, could be he’s actually supporting gay pride, otoh he could be making a more subtle move in giving the gays a complex problem to solve, boycott or accept support?
Actually, yes. I used to work for a CFA. The franchise owners are very carefully screened and groomed. I'm completely shocked.
I really don’t know.
According to the story, this franchise owner is offering to provide CATERING to an event that will be held elsewhere, NOT AT HIS RESTAURANT.
And Mr. Cathy never said anything about not serving homosexuals in his restaurant, or elsewhere. THAT is the mistake made by too many in this whole kerfuffle. Mr. Cathy will gladly serve anyone who comes into his restaurants. Some folks think that Chick-Fil-A hates homosexuals and wants them all killed (THAT was a quote from some idiot in the comments section of a TV station that aired a story on one of the local Chick Fil A yesterday). This franchise owner will be dispelling that myth.
“This franchise owner will be dispelling that myth. “
I agree, let’s see how his plays out. The danger when playing with Alinskyites is that they can take advantage of anything. What if he caters the event, and 150 gays all call in sick because they claim they got salmonella? hat would make huge news since any cluster of salmonella makes the news. The the spin begins.
That kind of claim would be investigated, and easily refuted with science, and it being a huge story, can be shot down easily. Remember, THEY don’t own the news anymore, so if they tried that, when they fail, they WILL damage their own cause, and bring sympathy to the franchise owner, who WAS trying to do the right thing.
Optimistically, I hope you are correct. On the other hand many people believe in Global Warming.
When is the event he’s catering? We’ll see what actually happens soon.
You are right, the progs don’t have total control of the news anymore!
It says this CFA owner is going to help SPONSOR the gay pride event as well as cater. As far as I can tell, there was never an assumption the freak show would be held in the restaurant.
Of course, I wouldn't put it past the "senior director of Pride Fest" to lie about Mr. Piccola's sponsorship commitment. It's quite possible his only involvement was to serve food and the gay guy embellished a bit.