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The Prideful, Arrogant CEO of Chick-fil-A (Dan Cathy same as 1960's segregationist, or something)
Slate ^ | August 6, 2012 | Jesse Bering

Posted on 08/06/2012 11:49:15 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

For several tense weeks, our nation has been broiling unpleasantly in the cultural equivalent of polyunsaturated fat. And despite any profits or political points made during this Chick-fil-A debacle, I think we’ve all gotten a bit burned. As everyone now knows, this entire ordeal—from the Mike Huckabee-orchestrated “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day,” to the “Same-Sex Kiss Day” that came after, the talking heads, the relentless stream of articles and opinion pieces on the controversy, the thousands upon thousands of online comments, the vitriolic tweets, impulsive Facebook statuses, and equally tart replies, the strained friendships, heated arguments with family members, all of it—began when Chick-fil-A’s CEO, Dan Cathy, said in an interview with the Baptist Press that the company was “guilty as charged” when it came to endorsing the biblical view of traditional marriage. Several days later, on the Ken Coleman show, Cathy clarified that when it comes to legalizing same-sex marriage, “I think we are inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at Him and say ‘we know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage’ and I pray God’s mercy on our generation that has such a prideful, arrogant attitude to think that we have the audacity to define what marriage is about.”

When I first read about this story, it was actually mildly amusing to me. At least, it was amusing in the same way that the Crouches, that dazzlingly peculiar televangelist couple on TBN, unexpectedly paralyze my index finger while channel surfing. You may know the Crouches: She with Pomeranian on her lap, a towering pink wig on her skull, and tarantula lashes affixed to her face; he, slim, mustachioed, in a white suit, capped by a bounty of salt-and-pepper hair; both perched atop gilded thrones and cackling about sweet Baby Jesus...

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: brownshirtleft; chicagovalues; chickfila; christophobes; christophobia; culturewars; gaygenda; gaymarriage; homofascism; homosexualagenda; homosexualmarriage; jessebering; leftuniverse; normalphobes; normalphobia; persecution; projection; racism; samesexmarriage; slate; tolerantleft
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To: SampleMan

They demand APPROVAL and call it tolerance.


51 posted on 08/07/2012 1:56:00 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: 3Fingas

correction: ....post out of context.....


52 posted on 08/07/2012 2:02:13 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Jesse Bering

He is also a Project Partner in the Oxford University-based ‘Explaining Religion’ project, a three-year, €2 million project funded by the European Commission.

He attended graduate school at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he earned his MA degree (1999) studying chimpanzee social cognition.


53 posted on 08/07/2012 2:19:43 PM PDT by kcvl
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