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MASSIVE LINES at Chick-fil-A on “National Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day”
Gateway Pundit ^ | 8-1-2012 | Andrea Ryan

Posted on 08/01/2012 12:18:06 PM PDT by servo1969

Today is “National Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day.”

After intolerant and First Amendment-hating Chicago politicians blocked Chick-fil-A from building a restaurant, former Governor Mike Huckabee announced his support for the restaurant chain and its Constitutional right of free speech. He declared today Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day.

Allen sent this picture from west county St. Louis.

Allen added: People are standing in line 100+ deep to go inside. The lines go out and around the building. Two lines of drive through cars are around the shopping center.

St. Louisans also came out in huge numbers to show their support for the First Amendment.
The lot was jam-packed…
(Mike took these photos in Chesterfield, Missouri.)

The line goes around the block.

The line of cars wraps all the way around to the main boulevard, where the line still continues.


The surrounding streets and parking lots are packed.


The restaurant is full and the line goes out the door.

Normally, with this crowd volume you would expect short tempers and bedlam. That’s not the case today at Chick-fil-A. While the surrounding restaurant chains are empty, the people in this line are happily making a statement, talking to each other with smiles on their faces. They’re patriots taking a stand against a gross violation of our First Amendment right. And they are doing it in 100 degree temperatures.

Any bets if this will make the MSM tonight?

If you have more photos please send them in!

More…
Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) bought Chick-fil-A for his office staff today.

Here’s a photo from Texas.

Ruth Wendelken sent this from Texas: This is at 11:15 at the Los Colinas Texas Chick-fil-a. Notice the line is three cars wide around the building. The line of foot traffic is huge. Notice the sign of 315 cars served at that time. Now in center line. Its a great day for Freedom of speech. Take that Boston, Chicago and San Francisco!


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DAYAMM RIGHT!
1 posted on 08/01/2012 12:18:20 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969
WE NEED THIS KIND OF TURNOUT ON ELECTION DAY!

2 posted on 08/01/2012 12:20:51 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: servo1969

Heck yes! I had breakfast and lunch at CFA today and they were swamped. Never seen lines like that at a CFA before. Unreal.

This makes me proud to be a conservative.


3 posted on 08/01/2012 12:21:19 PM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: servo1969

I saw a big line in PA’s 7th Congressional district today, a known bellwether to both parties.


4 posted on 08/01/2012 12:22:23 PM PDT by kreitzer
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To: servo1969
WOW. Is the left-wing commie media covering this ?
5 posted on 08/01/2012 12:22:55 PM PDT by Orlando
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To: servo1969

If Boston doesn’t want a Chick-Fil-A, we’ll take it!

Just put in Pierce County where people are a bit more... normal.


6 posted on 08/01/2012 12:23:28 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Eat Mor Chikin!)
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To: servo1969

I saw a big line in PA’s 7th Congressional district today, a known bellwether to both parties.


7 posted on 08/01/2012 12:24:33 PM PDT by kreitzer
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To: servo1969
wow great post. The progressives, soros orgs, Rahm Emanuel are so out of touch. Probably holding strategy meetings after they just helped energize traditional Americans they are against.
8 posted on 08/01/2012 12:24:50 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: servo1969

AWESOME!!


9 posted on 08/01/2012 12:25:17 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: rarestia

It is amazing. These people are simple, hard-working, law-abiding family people. They aren’t Freepers or Tea Party members (from what I could tell). They are simply the middle class that I was thinking all but disappeared. And the fact that it all happened so quietly and with such strength was just amazing. Simple, good, traditional people are just so tired of it all.


10 posted on 08/01/2012 12:26:26 PM PDT by bkepley
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To: servo1969

Nice to see such a turn out.

This will not be covered well in the gay controlled media complex. For example (this happened): play a song called “Stupid Girls” when showing Sara and Todd Palin with their CFA bags.

As said above, a November turnout like this must have them (gay mafia, Democrats) quaking in their boots.


11 posted on 08/01/2012 12:26:46 PM PDT by cicero2k
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To: servo1969

Are there going to be any sales figures released?


12 posted on 08/01/2012 12:26:53 PM PDT by Perdogg (Let's leave reading things in the Constitution that aren't there to liberals and Dems)
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To: servo1969
I went to Chick-fil-A kind of early, trying to get there before the crowd, just to find no place to park a couple of blocks around the restaurant, and the drive-through lanes going around the block. I remembered there's a small Chick-fil-A at the local mall, so I drove there. This is a mall that is dead at most times, except Christmas. I don't understand how it is still open. Today all the parking lots were full and the line of people went the whole length of the mall. I will try again this evening!

I wish Huckabee would get figures on number of people served today and made sure it made the news!

13 posted on 08/01/2012 12:27:06 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: servo1969

oops, meant the 8th in PA, a Philly suburb and good indicator of elections.


14 posted on 08/01/2012 12:27:45 PM PDT by kreitzer
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To: servo1969

Shepard Smith just referred to today as National Intolerance Day on Fox just as they cut to break.


15 posted on 08/01/2012 12:28:16 PM PDT by Kudsman (Repeal the 17th, restore the Republic.)
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To: servo1969

When I see crowds like this I have hope, REAL hope for my country. We need this kind of turnout on election day, maybe than we have a chance to take this country back from the commies..I bet the losers at the Communist News Network and MSDNC are crying right now


16 posted on 08/01/2012 12:28:49 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: unixfox

My wife tried to get CFA at the university today. The line was too long. She’s gonna try again for dinner.


17 posted on 08/01/2012 12:29:22 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: servo1969

Yep. I went to the one in Cottleville, MO (also near St. Louis) about 11am and it was jammed - line out the door & down the sidewalk - drivethru all the way around, and yet they were doing great with service - they must have had 20 people behind the counter!


18 posted on 08/01/2012 12:29:25 PM PDT by Da Bilge Troll (Defeatism is not a winning strategy!)
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To: opentalk
Interesting that the MSM didn't interview Donald Young's mother. Maybe Rahm has an agenda with attacking Chik-fil-A?






19 posted on 08/01/2012 12:29:49 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: servo1969
My wife went down to CFA in S. CA, to grab some chicken sandwiches, but they were so jammed, she gave up. She'll try again later.

Long ago we stopped eating at Mc-illegal, Jack in the Slop, and Burger Blap King because they all hire illegal aliens, and many of these slop joints are owned by A-rabs and foreigners.

No way we are going to aid and abet that.

20 posted on 08/01/2012 12:29:49 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Kudsman

Poor Shep, he and his boyfriend must have gotten into a fight, maybe that’s why he’s so grouchy. Why do gays always have that pissed off look on their face..always so damn angry


21 posted on 08/01/2012 12:30:27 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: servo1969

Same thing at Chick-Fil-A in Clemson SC. Restuarant packed and line of cars on highway to get in. Very similar to photos here.


22 posted on 08/01/2012 12:31:23 PM PDT by redbelly52
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To: servo1969

I don’t have CFA near me, so I called up one in Jersey and with my Visa ordered $50 of assorted sandwiches delivered to a nearby senior center. The center sent a car to pick it up.


23 posted on 08/01/2012 12:31:39 PM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: unixfox

I think you’ll see just that...

we can’t vote today, but we’re doing the best we can to show that we’ve had it with the left.


24 posted on 08/01/2012 12:32:24 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Kudsman

No kidding? What, is Shepard Smith part of the gay mafia?


25 posted on 08/01/2012 12:32:24 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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How long before the media does some sort of undercover story about how bad the chickens are treated that sell to CFA? It’ll be that or something similar to discredit them. Bet on it.


26 posted on 08/01/2012 12:33:28 PM PDT by Current Occupant (If you're not pi$$ed, you ain't paying attention!)
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To: servo1969
Great to see people supporting Chick-fil-a and the First Amendment and taking a stand against those Anti American Sodomites who would violate the First Amendment by boycotting Chick-Filet-a.
27 posted on 08/01/2012 12:33:33 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: Kudsman
Shepard Smith is a grotesque, queer little fairy.
28 posted on 08/01/2012 12:34:46 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: All

29 posted on 08/01/2012 12:35:17 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Orlando
WOW. Is the left-wing commie media covering this ?

Actually, yeah. CNN has a couple of stories, ABCnews.com has a story, of course FOX news has at least one. I think we shocked them. I'm heading over that way in a half hour, and will get some chikin if I don't have a huge line ahead of me. If I do have a large line, I'll take a picture or two and post it on the other thread.

30 posted on 08/01/2012 12:35:20 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

“Why do gays always have that pissed off look on their face..always so damn angry”

Cruder folks than I might make the comment that “they look like they have a corn cob up....”

(Moderator, if I have transgressed the bounds of proper discourse & decency, please delete the above comment.)


31 posted on 08/01/2012 12:35:20 PM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: Kudsman

He looks like he is dying of AIDS but maybe it is some other disease.


32 posted on 08/01/2012 12:35:45 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: servo1969

My brother and I ran by for lunch, but could go because the line was so huge. It’s always busy, but they were just putting up barricades in one of the turn lanes and about 4 cops were directing traffic around the one we went by. We’re going to try again for dinner - maybe go late (hopefully they still have food).


33 posted on 08/01/2012 12:36:17 PM PDT by mykroar (October race riots bring November martial law.)
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To: rarestia

Heck yes! I had breakfast and lunch at CFA today and they were swamped.

ME too! And, the pictures could have been taken at my local CFA - same crowds and lines. Great day to be a conservative (and to own a CFA franchise. I hope every one of them makes a million dollars or two today!


34 posted on 08/01/2012 12:36:17 PM PDT by Bitsy
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To: unixfox
Our battle cry in November, “Remember Chick-Fil-A!!!”.
35 posted on 08/01/2012 12:37:34 PM PDT by ryan71
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To: servo1969

Los Colinas is part of Irving, btw.... my town!


36 posted on 08/01/2012 12:37:59 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: F15Eagle
What, is Shepard Smith part of the gay mafia?

Can I get a Duh?

37 posted on 08/01/2012 12:38:36 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Kudsman

He’s right, in a way...

He’s celebrating National Intolerance of Christian Values Day.


38 posted on 08/01/2012 12:38:51 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: servo1969
CFA reports coming in from all around FReeperland. This is a typical one
39 posted on 08/01/2012 12:39:02 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: xkaydet65

WOW !!!!! That is just the best!!!!


40 posted on 08/01/2012 12:39:05 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: Kudsman

Was he crying? Poor Shep, he needs to retire with his boyfriend.


41 posted on 08/01/2012 12:39:42 PM PDT by alarm rider (I took the pledge, I will never vote for another RINO, not now, not ever.)
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To: servo1969

The Chick-fil-A in Fairfax City, Virginia, looked packed when I drove past on Route 50 about 2:30 pm today. Fairfax Circle was clogging up with traffic trying to get in. Rush hour on Rt. 50 is going to be a nightmare. Kind of surprising as this area is packed with marxist obamites.


42 posted on 08/01/2012 12:39:54 PM PDT by Godebert
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To: servo1969

My wife and I were going to go here in Tyler Texas but the lines at all three restaurants were so long we could not wait. We plan on going tomorrow...I know it won’t have the same impact but it’s the best we can do.


43 posted on 08/01/2012 12:40:07 PM PDT by ontap
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To: servo1969

Sugar Land, Texas - SW of Houston - 11:05, it took 35 minutes just to get into the parking lot. People giving me a thumbs up for my Ted Cruz bumper sticker.


44 posted on 08/01/2012 12:40:07 PM PDT by TWfromTEXAS
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To: kabumpo

AMEN!

Way to go, xkaydet65!


45 posted on 08/01/2012 12:40:07 PM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: kreitzer

Chick-Fil-A at State College, PA was slammed. There were a lot of positive conversations about the 1st amendment while standing in line.


46 posted on 08/01/2012 12:40:17 PM PDT by voicereason (The RNC is the "One-night stand" you wish you could forget.)
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To: servo1969

Similar turnout at the CFLA in the Rancho Bernardo area of San Diego (northern suburb of San Diego).

Took about 45 minutes to get my to-go order. The line was longer when I left than when I got there (snaked through the inside of the store and out and around the side of the building). Parking lot was jammed with drive-through overflow. Great turn out!


47 posted on 08/01/2012 12:40:47 PM PDT by jrp
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To: Cyber Liberty

Hehehehe

Every now and then I like to ask a rhetorical question


48 posted on 08/01/2012 12:40:47 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: RummyChick

49 posted on 08/01/2012 12:40:56 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Kudsman
Shepard Smith just referred to today as National Intolerance Day on Fox just as they cut to break.

Shep is a fag. After we found about about that, we couldn't stand to look at him any more. All we could do is picture a -----in his mouth. He makes my husband gag.

Today is a day of intolerance for the 98% heterosexuals in this country if anything. Until the left learns to tolerate other peoples thoughts and beliefs, there will never be any pro-human cooperation between the lucifer left and the righteous right.

50 posted on 08/01/2012 12:41:04 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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