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Chick-fil-A Protester Posts A Video Apology To ‘Rachel’ And Explains His Actions
The Blaze.com ^ | 8-4-12 | Mike Opelka

Posted on 08/04/2012 6:17:37 AM PDT by Houmatt

It is just after 11:30 on Friday night and Adam Smith has sent an email with a link to his official video response to the all of the events that followed his protest of Wednesday‘s ’Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day.’ The clip, nearly eight minutes in length, opens with an apology to Rachel, the woman who was working the window at the drive-thru.

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To be honest, I cannot watch the video because 1) I want to keep my appetite and 2) this guy is not sorry. He is sorry for posting it, because it got him fired and, if what has been said elsewhere is true, he is looking at the business end of homelessness for himself and his family.
1 posted on 08/04/2012 6:17:42 AM PDT by Houmatt
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To: Houmatt

Yeah, Yeah, He’s just sorry he lost his cushy job.

It’s a great lesson: Engage brain before putting mouth in gear.


2 posted on 08/04/2012 6:22:25 AM PDT by The Working Man
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He's sorry because he lost not just his job but his career.

He is basically unemployable now as a financial executive.

3 posted on 08/04/2012 6:24:11 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: Houmatt

No sale.


4 posted on 08/04/2012 6:24:31 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Houmatt

I won’t watch the video either but 8 minutes is strongly suggestive of a high BS component. A sincere apology only takes a few heartfelt words and/or commitment to make amends.


5 posted on 08/04/2012 6:25:18 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Houmatt

Well, we should all just tell him that we will pray for him.

Coals of fire...


6 posted on 08/04/2012 6:25:46 AM PDT by livius
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To: Houmatt

I agree.


7 posted on 08/04/2012 6:26:08 AM PDT by Bigun ("The most fearsome words in the English language are I'm from the government and I'm here to help!")
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To: Houmatt

The homosexual marriage issue may have had nothing to do with Adam Smith’s harrassment of a low level employee at Chick-fil-A.

Check out this site:

http://www.meetup.com/Tucson-Atheists/members/12959184/

A bit of atheism on the home front may have been a greater contributing factor towards Adam’s indiscretion that lead to his self-imposed economic hardship.


8 posted on 08/04/2012 6:26:21 AM PDT by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: Houmatt

just shut up and go away jerk.


9 posted on 08/04/2012 6:27:09 AM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Houmatt
he is looking at the business end of homelessness for himself and his family.

His wife will probably leave him..and with good reason.

10 posted on 08/04/2012 6:27:40 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: Houmatt

Take a look at this youtube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdRwumTSmaQ

Smith is telling the cross bearer that he is an atheist.

Smith’s actions are more like those of a militant atheist than a homosexual activist.


11 posted on 08/04/2012 6:28:06 AM PDT by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: Starboard
A sincere apology only takes a few heartfelt words and/or commitment to make amends.

And has no need of whys and wherefores.

12 posted on 08/04/2012 6:28:15 AM PDT by Bigun ("The most fearsome words in the English language are I'm from the government and I'm here to help!")
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To: RoosterRedux

One can only wonder how many people he bullied or berated (while he was employed) in the work environment? He’s probably afraid many others will step forward with stories not unlike his encounter with Rachael.


13 posted on 08/04/2012 6:29:11 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Houmatt

That smarmy POS is not in the least bit remorseful of his actions. What he is remorseful about, is that it cost him his job.


14 posted on 08/04/2012 6:29:30 AM PDT by Ouderkirk (Democrats...the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy, and Sedition)
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To: Houmatt
WOULD YOU HIRE A MAN THIS STUPID?

Adam Smith may have been a CFO but he doesn't seem to be too smart or much of a forward thinker. A man at that level in life should know better than to mess with people who prepare your food out of your sight.

Now every fast-food joint and restaurant in Tucson will have his photo posted and will include a present for him with all future food orders.

"Honey, what is that nasty looking sauce on your steak?"


15 posted on 08/04/2012 6:29:44 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: RoosterRedux

Yep.

Now watch as Ellen, Rosie and Anderson vie to get this clown on their shows and talk about how he was the victim.


16 posted on 08/04/2012 6:29:47 AM 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: Presbyterian Reporter

thanks for finding that. Yesterday, When I found the site where his wife is an atheist..it all came together.

They adopted a son from Kazakstahn - but I couldnt find anything about him being special needs.

They also had a set of twins.

This guy has just learned a hard life lesson.


17 posted on 08/04/2012 6:33:49 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Houmatt

Gays did themselves in, led over the cliff by the “Obama Democrat” mayors of Chicago, Boston, Washington, DC and San Francisco. This CFA week was not good one at all for the Gay community. Obama abandoned you folks like bad habit!!! Romney did not need to say a word. the game went totally his way without him opening his mouth. Not a bright group of folks, these Gays, after all!!!

Just like many Jewish folks in Nazi Germany believed Adolf Hitler was just ranting a bit about Jews. History repeats itself, and the Gay community fell into it, thinking, boy...we got us some power now!!!! Wrong!!! All the Gays did was to join Black America adrift at sea for their undying loyalty to Obama, who has thrown them under the bus from the gitgo!!! Sad sacks, both groups Go figure..


18 posted on 08/04/2012 6:34:32 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: Houmatt
He says that the corporation Chick Fil A is against the gay community. Tell me again how the personal opinion of the CEO of CFA has any bearing on the gay community? Do they not serve chicken sandwiches to gay people?
19 posted on 08/04/2012 6:34:56 AM PDT by Ditter
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He is a slimy little metrosexual crapweasel. The great thing here is that he probably can’t draw unemployment since he got fired for cause.


20 posted on 08/04/2012 6:35:16 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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"The clip, nearly eight minutes in length..."

The arrogant jerk remains the arrogant jerk. Such a severe lapse in humanity and judgment requires a personal, heart felt, and unconditional apology provided directly to the young lady by phone call, letter, or in person.
21 posted on 08/04/2012 6:35:23 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Presbyterian Reporter

Someone else posted that link on another thread yesterday. I found it interesting that the wife claims atheism after 30 some years of Christianity, and is in her first year of atheism. Reading your later post, I wonder just how overbearingly influential he was on her. Judging by his viral video, I’d suspect way over the top.


22 posted on 08/04/2012 6:35:23 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: Houmatt
"I am not a queer! There's not a bit of a gay in me!
(not that there's anything wrong with it!)"


23 posted on 08/04/2012 6:35:48 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: Houmatt

I’m guessing it’s another ultra-leftist non-apology apology, and won’t waste the time on it that freaks always seem to be able to find to express their intolerance for those who don’t think like they do.


24 posted on 08/04/2012 6:36:12 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Houmatt

a freakin “gay activist” clown. Get lost scumbag. Try being an activist for your family and grow a brain.


25 posted on 08/04/2012 6:36:47 AM PDT by biggredd1
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To: Houmatt

I agree. He is only sorry that he got his sorry a$$ fired. I won’t watch his apology either. He was lucky Rachel’s dad or a very large boyfriend wasn’t around to beat the little weasel into next week!


26 posted on 08/04/2012 6:37:27 AM PDT by JaguarXKE (If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!)
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To: Starboard

That’s right. Less than a minute would have done it.

I don’t believe this:

“But when I got to your window, after seeing all the people in and outside the restaurant that came to support Chick-fil-A, I lost it. I just lost it. I couldn’t believe the number of people came out to support a corporation that associates themselves with anti-gay groups, like Exodus International and the American Family Association.”

He was acting like an ass from the very beginning of that video.

In the words of Antoine Dodson,

Adam Smith ..You are so Dumb.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYIpZL0rMEo&feature=youtu.be


27 posted on 08/04/2012 6:38:34 AM PDT by RummyChick
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He still has his job at the local college. If all the instructors who agreed with him were fired, there’rd be no one to dish out liberal propaganda... I suspect that job is secure...


28 posted on 08/04/2012 6:39:21 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: RummyChick; Presbyterian Reporter

See my post #22 to Presbyterian Reporter. I saw your post yesterday, but couldn’t recall the thread or poster. It’s now clear, at least to me, this guy has real control issues, and I suspect his wife (family at whole) is an early victim. Reading that page you found brings it all together. A young woman, 30+ years a Christian, now in her first year of atheism. Uh huh.


29 posted on 08/04/2012 6:39:48 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: Houmatt

He is not sorry for HIS improper actions.

He is sorry for having to bear the CONSEQUENCES of his own actions.


30 posted on 08/04/2012 6:40:32 AM PDT by joethedrummer
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He still has his job at the local college. If all the instructors who agreed with him were fired, there'rd be no one to dish out liberal propaganda... I suspect that job is secure...

Liberals have a way of being 'tolerant' of each other - and only each other. They'll 'empathize' or 'feel his pain' or be 'open minded'. All the things that mean 'our guy right or wrong'...

31 posted on 08/04/2012 6:41:31 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: Iron Munro

“A man at that level in life should know better than to mess with people who prepare your food out of your sight.”


LOL. But certainly true.


32 posted on 08/04/2012 6:42:08 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: RummyChick

I did not find the “Adam Smith is an atheist” youtube. Someone else did. As you found Smith’s wife’s atheism.

It seems to me Smith’s actions were driven by his militant atheist hatred of Chick-fil-A being a Christian company that takes a day-of-rest on Sunday and supports Christian charities.

The homosexual marriage issue was his excuse to rant about CFA.

I hope others give some thought and comment on Smith’s atheism.


33 posted on 08/04/2012 6:42:27 AM PDT by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: Houmatt

This makes me so sad for him, his wife, his family. To have received Jesus, and through his ‘research’, forsake him — heartbreaking. How many people are lost because of their reliance on their wee little brains?

I will never understand how people can assume that we can understand God — the Creator of all things, things we are just discovering, things that we still have no idea how they work — but we can understand Him, and decide that He doesn’t exist because He does not make sense when we ‘investigate’ and ‘research’ Him.


34 posted on 08/04/2012 6:42:41 AM PDT by HGSW0904
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To: Presbyterian Reporter; matt04; LibertyRocks; metmom; smoothsailing

I wish he had identified himself in this video and/or shown his face.

Don’t know if you guys can find a cached copy of YouTube associated with his account (I don’t remember his YT acct name - only saw it a couple times).


35 posted on 08/04/2012 6:43:00 AM 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: GOPJ
He still has his job at the local college.

I read on an early thread yesterday that the college had released him earlier (not related to this) and he was no longer on staff.

36 posted on 08/04/2012 6:45:10 AM PDT by bcsco
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I watched it, his apology seems genuine to me.

The problem he has is thinking his opinions are automatically interchangable with objective truth. Lots of people have that problem.


37 posted on 08/04/2012 6:46:37 AM PDT by dynoman (Objectivity is the essence of intelligence. - Marylin vos Savant)
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“He still has his job at the local college.”


Don’t think so. UofA said his lecturer contract ended May 2012 with the implication no new contract was in the offing.


38 posted on 08/04/2012 6:47:37 AM PDT by Presbyterian Reporter
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It’s called “jailhouse religion”.

Everyone at the county slammer gets God [until they get out], and all liberals are “sorry” when they get caught and the hammer comes down. When they are back off the radar, it’s a resumption of the filth and hate fest.

This prick is no different. I can imagine what he is saying in private to his bigoted pals.


39 posted on 08/04/2012 6:48:55 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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To: bcsco

The interesting thing is that her husband isn’t mentioned in her posts. This might not be the right Amy Smith but it fits. Adopted son. 4 children.

http://www.meetup.com/Tucson-Atheists/events/27305191/

I got the name Amy Smith from Adam M Smith property records in Tucson.


40 posted on 08/04/2012 6:49:35 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Houmatt

Adam Smith’s Money World just got kinda skimpy. HA! HA!


41 posted on 08/04/2012 6:49:42 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Houmatt
Chick-fil-A Protester Posts A Video Apology To ‘Rachel’ And Explains His Actions

and manages to look like an even BIGGER pompous ass.

SHUT UP Adam!

43 posted on 08/04/2012 6:51:38 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as Created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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Oh, look! Amy had her picture taken with a black child, and posts it on the internet to prove she's a good person. "I'm really a nice guy...not a bit of gay in me." /s
44 posted on 08/04/2012 6:51:38 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Houmatt

Why give the blog or website any hits for this creep anyway?


45 posted on 08/04/2012 6:51:38 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Houmatt

It was the typical liberal non apolgy apology. It must suck to have that much self hatred that one cannot even apolgize decently.


46 posted on 08/04/2012 6:51:46 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: RummyChick
Hopefully some of his previous co-workers will come forward with the real truth about this creep.

I don't buy his apology either.

47 posted on 08/04/2012 6:51:54 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: KeyLargo

Thanks. Now I have to spend the rest of the day apologizing to my eyes.


48 posted on 08/04/2012 6:52:34 AM PDT by Houmatt (Basically...run.)
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To: Iron Munro

Bawney Fwank On Chick-Fil-A: “I Wouldn’t Want To Personally Eat There”…

49 posted on 08/04/2012 6:54:07 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Now that photo is enough to gag a maggot.


50 posted on 08/04/2012 6:55:11 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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