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EXCLUSIVE: THEBLAZE INTERVIEWS THE GUY FIRED FOR BERATING A CHICK-FIL-A EMPLOYEE
The Blaze ^ | August 3, 2012 | Mike Opelka

Posted on 08/06/2012 4:51:13 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople

Should someone be fired from their job and threatened with violence, torture, even death because they have an opinion different than yours? Of course not. And yet, that is what Adam M. Smith of Arizona says happened to him.

Adam Smith’s life has been turned upside-down in the 36 hours that followed his posting the video of his protest at Chick-fil-A, which involved letting a young, female employee at the drive-thru know what he thinks about the company. (You can watch the video here.)

(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: 2012; adamsmith; bully; cfa; chikfila; cyberbulling; homofascism; homosexual; obama
If this is a re-posting, I'm sorry. I'm just pointing out that Adam Smith (who reminds me of Wesley from "Forrest Gump") never really apologized. Also, those "death threats" were more likely from guys who e-mailed him and told him to try that rant on someone bigger than a high school girl, and he'd get his a$$ kicked.
1 posted on 08/06/2012 4:51:21 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople
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To: MuttTheHoople
Should someone be fired from their job and threatened with violence, torture, even death because they have an opinion different than yours?

False choice.

Unless you ask a Muslim and they will say yes.

2 posted on 08/06/2012 4:55:56 AM PDT by Never on my watch (I can see November from the Chick-Fil-A drive through lane.)
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To: MuttTheHoople

I can only hope that ‘Adam’ enjoyed his free water.

Unfortunately, I’ve watched a lot of videos posted on the internet but this one showed a miserable excuse for a human being attempting to be a successful smart ass berating a lovely young worker who was forced to put up with his homosexual ranting.


3 posted on 08/06/2012 4:57:18 AM PDT by IbJensen (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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To: Never on my watch
Should someone be fired from their job because they show themselves to be a fool and embarrass the company?

Hell yes.

4 posted on 08/06/2012 4:59:41 AM PDT by Never on my watch (I can see November from the Chick-Fil-A drive through lane.)
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To: MuttTheHoople

The guy viciously abuses an innocent high school girl then posts video of it on the internet to gloat - what did he think the reaction would be?


5 posted on 08/06/2012 5:00:13 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: MuttTheHoople

Adam misses the point yet again.


6 posted on 08/06/2012 5:01:02 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: IbJensen

And if you are dumb enough to post the whole thing on YouTube-

that says a lot about the person right there.


7 posted on 08/06/2012 5:02:00 AM PDT by homegroan (Veni, Vedi, Velcro and Ranting...since 1998)
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To: MuttTheHoople

I still find it hard to believe that his name is Adam Smith, sort of the father of free markets.


8 posted on 08/06/2012 5:06:21 AM PDT by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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To: MuttTheHoople
Boo hoo, poor Adam Smith. he found out that it's not your opinion that people are trying to squash but your actions as a bully of a captive subordinate young uninvolved female, and your denigration of her character for her belief of causing no offense to you.

If the consequences of your actions make you limp for life, it's a lesson well learned, and your "death threats" come from your own, not from the people you attacked.

Live with it, douche.

9 posted on 08/06/2012 5:06:47 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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This was posted at least a couple of days ago......


10 posted on 08/06/2012 5:14:15 AM PDT by Doofer (Still, a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: MuttTheHoople

This is the Left at its Alinskyite best: when all else fails go on the offensive in full blame-the-victim mode.

Good luck ginning up any sympathy for this wad. And best of all, he’s a symbol of your whole obnoxious, hate-filled movement. So good luck recovering that too.


11 posted on 08/06/2012 5:16:56 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: Doofer

But then I guess Glenn Beck’s probable needs the traffic hits...


12 posted on 08/06/2012 5:17:02 AM PDT by Doofer (Still, a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: Doofer

But then I guess Glenn Beck’s site probable needs the traffic hits...


13 posted on 08/06/2012 5:17:27 AM PDT by Doofer (Still, a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: MuttTheHoople
Notice he is still blaming others. It was this other video that gave me the idea. It was this hate group that blew it out of proportion. I'm a victim because I was fired and am getting all these horrible emails. Blah blah blah. If he came right out and said “what I did was wrong. I apologize to the young lady and the store. My actions were reprehensible, and I hope some day that she finds it in her heart to forgive me” THEN I might feel bad for him. As it is, no.
14 posted on 08/06/2012 5:19:15 AM PDT by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: circlecity

At this point, his strategy might be to get some Soros funded organization to hire him. Might happen too.


15 posted on 08/06/2012 5:21:15 AM PDT by rbg81
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To: IbJensen

Well put... that man’s whole being revolves around himself, self serving, self adulating, self absorbed... a product of the glee generation...


16 posted on 08/06/2012 5:22:51 AM PDT by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: MuttTheHoople

One of the first thing that my parents taught me, back in the dark ages, was that words have consequences. Mr. Smith is way beyond the age to have learned that lesson. Plus, he treated a younger woman with contempt by his actions. For which, my mother, would have castrated him! (Mom was 6 foot and about 145. She hit me so hard, once, that I almost took the frig out!)

Maybe I’d have more compassion if Mr. Smith were a pimply-faced kid and not a fully grown adult man?!


17 posted on 08/06/2012 5:24:03 AM PDT by cpa4you (CPA4YOU)
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To: dps.inspect

Good point.


18 posted on 08/06/2012 5:26:36 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: MuttTheHoople
I'm guessing in his sick mind he imagined his little stunt was going to do the same to Mr. Cathy.....he would be taking bows and hailed as a liberal hero......funny how things work out!!!
19 posted on 08/06/2012 5:26:57 AM PDT by ontap
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To: MuttTheHoople
The story here is NOT how he treated that woman. I suspect that happened all over the country that day. It is not even that he recorded it.

The story is one of the delusion of liberals. They hang around their own so much that they forget that when they step back a ways, they are not the majority.

The story is that he honestly believed he would be "praised by the world which would laugh with him at Chick-Fil-A.

This is the mistake a lot of liberals, all the way to the president, are making. They think they are the majority. It is empowering them to do really stupid things. e.g. Obama AND the democratic party supporting same sex marriage.

What is so comical is that any reasonable person can look at the history of same sex marriage when it comes to a vote of the people and realize it is NOT supported by the general population.

And hidden in those stats is the fact that most who vote for it do so out of an "It's none of my business. Live and let live." perspective. Add bullying to your active support of homosexual marriage and you will lose even them.

20 posted on 08/06/2012 5:29:23 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: ontap

Even posters on DU and Daily KOS are forced to pretend they’re outraged by Smith’s actions.


21 posted on 08/06/2012 5:29:50 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama does not have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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To: MuttTheHoople

Did anyone take notice that this homo’s Facebook screen was created within hours of the incident?

More than likely, she was trying to gin up support from the massive homosexual presence on FB, increase her street cred, and get offers of “personal consolation”.


22 posted on 08/06/2012 5:32:20 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: MuttTheHoople

Thanks, I missed it the first time around.


23 posted on 08/06/2012 5:32:30 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: cuban leaf
The left actually believes the canard that America is "40% Liberal-40% Conservative-20% Moderate/Non-partisan" and that we're in a fight for the heart and soul of that %20.

It's more like 40% Conservative- 19% Liberal- 25% Conservatives who claim to be Moderate Because They're afraid to get ridiculed- 16% Liberals who Claim to be Moderate Because They Want To Hide Their True Intentions.

Problem is, Republicans believe the 40-40-20 they don't realize that, if they espouse true Conservative Values, they already win 60% of the vote.

24 posted on 08/06/2012 5:44:48 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama does not have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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To: cpa4you

Maybe I’d have more compassion if Mr. Smith were a pimply-faced kid and not a fully grown adult probably physically male person?!


25 posted on 08/06/2012 5:45:48 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson)
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To: MuttTheHoople

I think Dan Rather was the first casualty of the internet, on a specific issue, trumping the MSM. I think Kerry was the second.

Now that youtube is a force to be reckoned with, I think the meanness of liberalism is on display for everyone to see. I think it will hurt them badly. And using their own words and actions. Just compare them to the conservative equivalent.


26 posted on 08/06/2012 5:51:35 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: arthurus

His real crime was that he believed that his intolerance was superior to the beliefs of others. IOW he occupied the moral high ground therefore he was entitled to do anything he wanted. His actions benefited others who were less willing to take action.

He was the guy in the 50’s on the bus saying “This bus doesn’t move until that black man sits further in the back”.


27 posted on 08/06/2012 6:03:32 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: Never on my watch

Whaat I’m thinking is that any of the above that happened to him were not for his opinions but for his unbelievably vile method of expressing them.


28 posted on 08/06/2012 6:08:16 AM PDT by chesley (God's chosen instrument - the trumpet)
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To: MuttTheHoople

The highly paid guy took time off from work to go to Chick-fli-a to yell at someone he didn’t know and then filmed it.
This is not only un-professional, it speaks of a someone you really don’t need as an employee.


29 posted on 08/06/2012 6:11:41 AM PDT by Zathras
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To: MuttTheHoople

Has anyone checked to see if he has donated to Obungho ?


30 posted on 08/06/2012 6:16:10 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: cpa4you

I read he was fired by Vante but has not been fired by the university???? So what’s he fussing about?


31 posted on 08/06/2012 6:21:40 AM PDT by tillacum
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To: MuttTheHoople

Did you notice that in his first video, that he was with another male in the car and they both talked with a lisp, and acted liked they were on the same page and more than work buddies? How like a lot of homosexuals, talked over and fast so that others could not reply?
Yea, he is a straight male.... So he said.


32 posted on 08/06/2012 6:28:42 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Never on my watch

and hell yes again


33 posted on 08/06/2012 6:31:55 AM PDT by wax wing
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To: Doofer; jimrob

Have you been to Glenn Beck’s site? It is AWESOME

I have a subscription

I would LOVE to see JimRob do somethign similar (we love capitalism here JimRob - no one would mind if you got rich)

Let’s see... FreeperTV anyone? I have video editting equipment


34 posted on 08/06/2012 6:32:56 AM PDT by Mr. K ("The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum [of good]")
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To: MuttTheHoople

What a miserable excuse for a human being. He acts the ass, videos himself doing so, and then tries to appear the victim! Only a liberal with less than three brain cells firing could come up with that scenario. He richly deserves the scorn of civilized society, and it should follow him as a stench wherever he goes.


35 posted on 08/06/2012 6:34:43 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Never on my watch
Hell yes.

Most of the places where I've worked have had a "Conduct Unbecoming" clause in their employee agreements.

The few times I've seen it used were for employees who couldn't keep their pants zipped, usually with regard to other employees.

However, to me at least, this is a textbook definition of the clause. Glad that the guy got what was coming to him....were I his manager I'd have done the same.

36 posted on 08/06/2012 6:40:31 AM PDT by wbill
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To: MuttTheHoople

It was outright verbal abuse, verbal assault. It has nothing to do with free speech.


37 posted on 08/06/2012 6:58:58 AM PDT by SkyDancer ("Ambition Without Talent Is Sad - Talent Without Ambition Is Worse")
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To: tillacum

I read he left the university back in May?


38 posted on 08/06/2012 6:59:31 AM PDT by cpa4you (CPA4YOU)
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To: circlecity
The guy viciously abuses an innocent high school girl then posts video of it on the internet to gloat - what did he think the reaction would be?

Those of us who have raised daughters certainly were not amused.

39 posted on 08/06/2012 7:00:51 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Beagle8U
Oh, yes...he's a MAJOR Obama Supporter. Adam SMith (D-Arizona) is typical of ALL Liberals and Democrats we'll be facing this year.


40 posted on 08/06/2012 7:05:59 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama does not have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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To: MuttTheHoople

I was quite impressed with the aplomb with which the young lady handled the situation. Chick-fil-A should find a well-paying position for her in their public relations department.


41 posted on 08/06/2012 7:21:12 AM PDT by Hiddigeigei ("Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish," said Dionysus - Euripides)
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To: dps.inspect

a product of the glee generation...

&&
Love it!


42 posted on 08/06/2012 7:50:39 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: MuttTheHoople
The interesting thing here is that the vast majority of all the back-lash has little or even nothing to do with the views or opinions of people. I realize that the majority of Freepers probably supported CFA for the Christian values of the owners. However, I think that an awful lot of people who suppported CFA in the "Buy-cott" were doing so in reaction to the crazy reaction by both the media and these totalitarian pols who decided that they would protect their cities against the "intolerant," completely missing their own hypocrisy.

Now, Smith cries about how he's being persecuted for his views on homosexual marriage. Not at all. He's being hounded for not only being a world-class a$$-hat bully, beating up on a defenseless young lady, but then being so proud of his actions, he posted them for all the world to see. And now he's a victim? Right!

Mark

43 posted on 08/06/2012 9:27:59 AM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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