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World's largest Wendy's franchise owner stands with Chick-fil-a after controversy
WBTV.com ^ | Aug 01, 2012 | Chris Dyches

Posted on 08/01/2012 11:37:57 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult

BOONE, NC (WBTV/WIS) - The owner of the largest Wendy's restaurants franchise in the world showed his support for competitor Chick-fil-a with a message on some signs in the Carolinas.

WBTV has learned of at least one Wendy's sign in Columbia, South Carolina that read "We stand with Chick-fil-A" on Wednesday morning.

A couple of hours later, that sign was taken down.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: chickfila; eatmorchicken; fastfood; wendys
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People were wondering earlier where these signs were or if they were Photoshops. Now we know
1 posted on 08/01/2012 11:38:04 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

The cynic in me says he got a good look at the free publicity and the lines forming at the Chick-Fil-A.


2 posted on 08/01/2012 11:48:00 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

More businesses need to do the same. It would send a message to the gay mafia that they have lost this war.


3 posted on 08/01/2012 11:50:08 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

apparently, disagreeing with gay marriage means you hate gay ppl


4 posted on 08/01/2012 11:51:09 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: shibumi
The cynic in me says he got a good look at the free publicity and the lines forming at the Chick-Fil-A.

It's been reported that CFA had their best day ever. I can't blame any Wendy's franchiser for wanting to get in on that.

5 posted on 08/01/2012 11:52:36 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

6 posted on 08/01/2012 11:57:44 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: shibumi

Exactly! I’ll bet some CEOs are pondering making some comments of their own.

In truth, I think it would be hilarious if all large fast food chains would come out and say they stand as one with Chick-Fil-A.

My wife came up with a funny line she heard at work. If may have made it’s way here already, but here goes.

So some people are going to boycott Chick-Fil-A for saying something homosexuals don’t like. Are they going to stop buying gas too since homosexuals in some OPEC nations are executed?


7 posted on 08/01/2012 11:58:36 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: South40

Oh, it’s smart business alright. And I have no doubt that you’re correct about the “best day.”

I was going to stop there and buy some, but there was so much traffic, they actually had a couple of cops out directing, and a looong line in the parking lot.


8 posted on 08/02/2012 12:00:56 AM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: South40

LMAO Yep, less lice, less cooties, less stinky female armpits with hair...


9 posted on 08/02/2012 12:02:01 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult
Good for the franchisee.

But the company back stabbed him; and, totally misrepresented the issue as "serving all regardless.."

10 posted on 08/02/2012 12:02:22 AM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: DoughtyOne

lol! I’m in San Diego and am elated that the ‘normal’ crowd will no longer be dining at CFA.


11 posted on 08/02/2012 12:04:21 AM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: DoughtyOne
Gee, I wonder where she heard that?


12 posted on 08/02/2012 12:05:20 AM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

One Nation under God. If we cannot agree with God in public, then free America is dead.


13 posted on 08/02/2012 12:05:55 AM PDT by Armaggedon
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Seems that Wendy’s franchise’s took the correct action and supported Chick-fil-A but the upper management decided to force them to shut down their support.

I’s say that I would no longer have to support Wendy’s after this and am really disappointed in them - they were one of my favorite burger joints.

Too bad, it seems that way too many want to jump on the bandwagon of tolerance (ie. political correctness) - but it’s really just a worse form of intolerance! Too bad that most of these folks don’t know the difference.

The Constitution spells out the problems and the solutions but nobody seems to listen these days!


14 posted on 08/02/2012 12:10:54 AM PDT by Deagle
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To: South40

Sounds pretty good huh.

It would be interesting to know how many peope CFA served today compared to a normal day.

I’ll bet it was thousands more per many units.

The left reportedly got about 100 people out to complain. We got literally thousands out there to spend money.

Complaining doesn’t cost money.

Supporting the fast food chain does, and our side still got many more out there.

Can you see how hungry good people are, to find a good cause they can support? This may be the start of a new movement in the U. S. The nice thing about this is, it’s something Whites, Blacks, and Hispanics can support with glee.

If I were the Obama team, I’d be changing my underwear about now.


15 posted on 08/02/2012 12:16:34 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: shibumi

That may have been what started it, but she didn’t see it in this format to my knowledge. I could be wrong, but she didn’t mention it.

Thanks for the graphic. Nice...


16 posted on 08/02/2012 12:18:18 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Has In ‘N Out come out with a statement? There’s too many threads to keep up with.

:)


17 posted on 08/02/2012 12:20:44 AM PDT by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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To: D-fendr
But the company back stabbed him; and, totally misrepresented the issue as "serving all regardless.."

Yes, as though Chick-Fil-A refused to serve gays, and that was the basis of the controversy. It is a disgusting lie, and a reason to avoid Wendy's restaurants not owned by this franchisee.

I think Chick-Fil-A will enjoy an ongoing substantial increase in their business. This isn't just a one-off surge. They are now on the conservative map.

18 posted on 08/02/2012 12:28:57 AM PDT by TChad
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To: DoughtyOne
It sounds great. I have seen much from all sources regarding the CFA day and the successes associated with it. I even had a normally quiet 69-year-old cousin chime in which I found both shocking and appealing. She went to CFA Wednesday/yesterday and said she was: "proud to be able to stand with other believers. Not sure why Christians can't voice their opinions. This is America, isn't it?"

This came from an otherwise quiet individual who never chimes in on things political. I do believe this issue has affected many that way.

And you are right...the intolerant left has awakened a passion in the Right, a passion that could cost them big; here's hoping it does.

19 posted on 08/02/2012 12:29:50 AM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

The corporation is going to clamp down on this guy


20 posted on 08/02/2012 12:42:07 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Whoever does that ‘DU funnies’ thing should turn in on what Democratic Underground is saying about appreciate
CFA day. Hilarious

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=1057519


21 posted on 08/02/2012 12:45:12 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: South40

It would be cool if CFA took another step and tongue-in-cheek made their gallon of sweet (or unsweetened) tea on sale on Tuesdays....

Tea Party Tuesdays


22 posted on 08/02/2012 12:47:22 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: patriot08; PJ-Comix

I am sure he will.


23 posted on 08/02/2012 12:48:28 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: South40

Thanks South40. Great comments I can easily identify with.

Yes, here’s hoping it does!

Take care.


24 posted on 08/02/2012 12:55:38 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

No surprise here. Wendy’s is a quintessential capitalist success story just like Chick Fil A. And they were pioneers in proving you can make a gigantic fast food chain that can still serve fresh food with at least some semblance of standards unlike McDonalds or Burger King. A kind of chain that even food lovers normally adverse to fast food can enjoy from time to time with no shame.

So of course they would side with fellow capitalist success stories and support fellow business men by what they bring to the table rather than personal values and beliefs.


25 posted on 08/02/2012 1:06:30 AM PDT by emax
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To: DoughtyOne

Will do! You take care also, my FRiend. :-)


26 posted on 08/02/2012 1:12:07 AM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: shibumi
The cynic in me says he got a good look at the free publicity and the lines forming at the Chick-Fil-A.
It's possible, the franchisees could've seen it as good business sense. I'm sure the late Dave Thomas would've approved.
27 posted on 08/02/2012 1:13:49 AM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: South40
This came from an otherwise quiet individual who never chimes in on things political. I do believe this issue has affected many that way.

My Gdaughter-in-law is the same and she posted this: "What a blessing to see so many people supporting chick fil a today!! Took 15 mins to order food and there were cops directing traffic when I left, but also got the opportunity to witness to two ladies who had no idea why they were so busy today!! :-))."

28 posted on 08/02/2012 2:04:24 AM PDT by loboinok (Gun control is hitting what you aim at!)
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To: South40

And then there’s those bright bulbs at Penney’s....../s


29 posted on 08/02/2012 3:09:12 AM PDT by Vinnie (A)
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To: TChad

Sitting her wondering when FORD will announce that they support traditional marriage. Or perhaps Harley Davidson. Seems to increase business.


30 posted on 08/02/2012 3:21:27 AM PDT by JohnD9207 (Mitt better grow a pair or this thing will be over soon.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Good for them. Could that be one of the many reasons why Wendy’s has become the number 2 fast food joint after McD’s. Beating out BK now a days.


31 posted on 08/02/2012 3:27:42 AM PDT by napscoordinator (GO TO CHIC-FIL-A 1 AUGUST FOR BREAKFAST, LUNCH OR DINNER (OR ALL))
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To: TChad
I think Chick-Fil-A will enjoy an ongoing substantial increase in their business. This isn't just a one-off surge. They are now on the conservative map.

Absolutely. Yesterday was the equivalent of a very expensive advertising campaign. Those are typically designed to reward existing customers and entice new customers. Some percentage of the new customers linger. I'd say that CFA got 10s of millions of promotional benefit from this.

32 posted on 08/02/2012 4:16:43 AM PDT by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 12 y/o granddaughter will have more relevant executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: TChad
This isn't just a one-off surge. They are now on the conservative map.

Exactly! We do not eat out a whole lot. On the rare occasions that we do, and when it's "fast food", CFA becomes our default pick.

33 posted on 08/02/2012 4:17:11 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: South40
This came from an otherwise quiet individual who never chimes in on things political. I do believe this issue has affected many that way.

Same here from a friend who called me at 7:30 last evening reporting on his seeing a quarter mile backup at a CFA. He bent my ear for 20 minutes.

34 posted on 08/02/2012 4:20:10 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult
The fags and lesbos got to realize that there are a whole lot more of us than them. This buycott has shown that supporting conservative values can be good for business, as you are catering to the majority rather than a loud obnoxious minority.

Now does anyone have a list of pro-liberal cause businesses? Let's really make them pay!!!!!!!

I know after seeing the rainbow oreos, I'll never buy a package of them again.

35 posted on 08/02/2012 4:21:59 AM PDT by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

It’s too bad the press flunked English. “Owner of World’s Larget Wendy’s Franchise” would have removed the ambiguity regarding the size of the franchise versus the size of the owner.


36 posted on 08/02/2012 4:23:10 AM PDT by MortMan (Laughter is the best medicine, especially when ridiculing your enemies.)
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To: jimfree

Strangely believe it, there may be a considerable backlash as well.

The long lines of cars extending for blocks and blocks slowed traffic and often blocked the entryways for other merchants. Those merchants put up signs saying please don’t block entrance but sometimes the flow was such entrances were briefly blocked.


37 posted on 08/02/2012 4:26:40 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: GeronL

There is also reciprocity to stand on his side. He owns the buildings, not Wendy’s. If the crapola gets too heavy from corporate, he can always change the facade of the building. They are doing that at a closed Wendy’s right in front of my office.


38 posted on 08/02/2012 4:30:22 AM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: patriot08

I’d click your link, but I don’t want to soil my computer or spoil my day.


39 posted on 08/02/2012 4:32:14 AM PDT by Fester Chugabrew (I wish this president would learn how to be an American)
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To: bert

If they were smart (big if) they would have done the same and anyone not willing to wait in the line would have gone to them instead. Or, those who were in line would patronize that establishment when they wanted something other than chicken.


40 posted on 08/02/2012 4:36:06 AM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: MortMan

Yeah, I was gonna ask, exactly how big is that guy? 6’6”, 400 lbs?


41 posted on 08/02/2012 4:40:18 AM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll protect your rights?)
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To: 4rcane
apparently, disagreeing with gay marriage means you hate gay ppl


Supporting traditional marrage is what started all this.
They are pushing this to become a hate crime in the name of PC.

42 posted on 08/02/2012 4:40:31 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: TChad
You are absolutely right...my wife and I have decided to make Chick-Fil-A a regular part of our dining out.
43 posted on 08/02/2012 4:43:41 AM PDT by ontap
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To: DoughtyOne
CFA in Plano, TX. sold out. The employees were waving at people
driving in late for service. Smiling of course.
44 posted on 08/02/2012 4:44:41 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: Fester Chugabrew

Years ago I used to go over there just to see what those people think

They have absolutely no language standards...much less moral standards

A total cesspool


45 posted on 08/02/2012 4:45:58 AM PDT by Harold Shea (RVN `70 - `71)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

I was in a CFA in Orange County, the line was out the door and around the building... we didnt have time to wait. So I walked to the front of the counter, got the manager and handed her a 20 and said take this... she started laughing saying No No , I pointed to her and said TAKE IT! She did, and it was apparent I was not the only one that had done it that day.


46 posted on 08/02/2012 4:50:07 AM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: Deagle

“The Constitution spells out the problems and the solutions but nobody seems to listen these days!”

Good post. Bears repeating.


47 posted on 08/02/2012 5:32:21 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: TChad

The CFA I went to yesterday handed out coupons for a free sandwich with your purchase. They want to insure all the new customers come back!


48 posted on 08/02/2012 5:39:34 AM PDT by Grammy
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To: patriot08

I went to DU and read each post.

If I were a tactical or strategic theoretician for the Left I would be gravely concerned at the devolvement of my foot soldiers from thinking activists who engage and regroup and reengage, to fearful hopers who rely on the power of clique-identity reassurance slogans to push away recognition of dangerous turns in the tide of battle.

There is no difference between dismissing your enemy as just a “cowardly running dog of the capitalist oppressor-pig” and a “homophobic KKK Christian hater bigot”. Both are chosen blindnesses when estimating the adversary.

I am not Christian. I am not a bigot. I am not a homophobe. I am not experiencing or expressing the emotion of hatred.

I am very angry at the destruction of my nation’s spine, viability, culture and freedom. My ideological adversaries are displaying internal dissonance and refusal to acknowledge and engage in the shift and rebalance of forces, terrain and motivation that is taking place.

It is positive for us, and should be exploited. Louder accusations of hater/racist/whatever-phobe should be quietly encouraged on the part of the Left. It betrays their state of impotence and fear, which is unattractive to the undecided. It is akin to a hitchhiker screaming “You’re ugly!” and flipping a middle finger to a driver who slows, but doesn’t stop to donate a ride.

It is not a non-positive indicator. Let us look to provoke and exploit additional broadcasted vulnerabilities as opportunities arise.

Fauxcahontas. “You didn’t build that.” Ban soft drinks and urge cops to abandon post. Drive hard with statesman-level directives on the status of Jerusalem and the truth about culture and poverty. Encourage debate on issues ridiculous to the public and set examples of leadership that publicly address the huge.existential concerns of the masses.

This is straight out of Mao. A little unusual that one of their primary and effective playbooks has been forgotten but where there is a gap, drive a spear.


49 posted on 08/02/2012 5:40:13 AM PDT by Robert Teesdale
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To: TChad
I think Chick-Fil-A will enjoy an ongoing substantial increase in their business.

I believe you're right. I couldn't get close to the local CFA yesterday. However, in the future, they are my fast food place. I generally don't eat much fast food, maybe only once or twice a month. But now, when I do, it'll be CFA.

50 posted on 08/02/2012 5:41:14 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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