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Chick-Fil-A and the one day that changed the world
Life Site News ^ | August 15, 2012 | Jennifer Roback Morse, Founder and President of the Ruth Institute

Posted on 08/16/2012 11:54:14 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Nine Days that Changed the World is a book about Pope John Paul II’s nine-day trip to Poland in 1979. The Pope’s pilgrimage laid the groundwork for the revolution of conscience that eventually brought down the Communist regimes throughout Eastern Europe. Thus those nine days really did change the world. Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day could very well be the One Day that changes our world this year.

During Pope John Paul’s first trip to his homeland after being elected Pope, he did not assemble an army. He did not set up a network of spies. He did not give rabble-rousing speeches. He did not go to inspire a revolution.

He just preached the love of Jesus Christ, the person who is Truth personified. And literally millions of people came to listen. Those millions of people looked around and saw that they were not alone. The Polish people had been living in an oppressive regime since the end of World War II. The Communist regime created fear. The fear created a spiritual isolation: people not speaking their minds, not trusting each other, consuming a constant diet of lies. People became accustomed to not speaking truths that were right in front of their eyes.

The Pope’s visit brought millions of people into the sunlight. At one of his appearances, people started chanting: “We want God. We want God.” They weren’t supposed to want God. They hadn’t known how many of their neighbors also wanted God.

They began being unafraid to live in the truth. And once truth could have its say, it began to take care of itself.

On Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, millions of people saw that they were not alone. All those ordinary Americans who decided to Eat More Chicken were standing in line for religious freedom, for the institution of marriage, for free speech. They sat in the traffic jams out of respect and gratitude for the Cathy Family for taking a stand.

Every one of us who stood in one of those lines, or who sat in one of those traffic jams or who gloated on facebook over the photos, can see that we are not alone.

We are tired of the oppressive lies of the sexual revolution. We know that men and women are different, not interchangeable. We know that marriage is about children and what they need, not just about adults and how they feel. We know that sex is much more than a sterile recreational activity. We know that every sexual act is deeply significant, even when we treat our sex acts as meaningless and our sex partners like toys.

We believe that God loves each and every person into existence. We believe our spousal love is meant to be an image of God’s fruitful and faithful love. We are not ashamed to believe these things.

On Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day, millions of Americans saw that they are not alone. We know we can say what we think in public.

More Christian businesses will refuse to be bullied by the Thought Police, and will instead stand up for marriage and family values. More people will show up to political rallies. More people will attend their school board meetings to find out what our children are really being taught. More people will get involved with their professional associations and steer their professions away from the shoals of political correctness. And yes, more people will get involved with the November elections.

The whole world is watching America. When our values go down the tubes, we take the rest of the world with us. If we can turn our country toward common sense and good morals, the rest of the world will benefit. But this will only happen if every person who ate a chicken sandwich on that historic Wednesday is emboldened, motivated and activated to move their own corner of the world in the right direction.

If all of us do our part, August 1, 2012, could well be the One Day That Changed the World.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bullying; chickfila; christians; gaymarriage; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; moralabsolutes; poland; popejohnpaul2; samesexmarriage; statism

1 posted on 08/16/2012 11:54:17 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Support Family Values,
Have a Chick-fil-A today.


2 posted on 08/16/2012 11:58:36 AM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nice piece. Thanks for posting.


3 posted on 08/16/2012 11:59:35 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Chicken Sandwich heard ‘round the world...

The day the people stood up, and said HELL NO!


4 posted on 08/16/2012 12:00:20 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The flaming gays went down in flames............


5 posted on 08/16/2012 12:01:31 PM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: tcrlaf

Enough, indeed.


6 posted on 08/16/2012 12:02:00 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: Graewoulf

My office group now has made Wednesday our permanent Chick-Fil-A day.

We should remember...it’s hot homophobia...it is now homodisgust.


7 posted on 08/16/2012 12:02:00 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The amazing success of Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day back on August 1, 2012 shows that if the Democratic National Convention includes support for same-sex marriage on the party plank, it could have a HUGE negative effect on Obama's presidential re-election chances. That could result in almost every state except the US Northeast and US West Coast supporting Obama in the Electoral College.
8 posted on 08/16/2012 12:02:17 PM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I was a week early.

freerepublic.com

9 posted on 08/16/2012 12:16:38 PM PDT by oldbrowser (As long as Obama's records are sealed, any discussion of Romney's past is off limits.)
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To: RayChuang88

>> That could result in almost every state except the US Northeast and US West Coast supporting Obama in the Electoral College.

Strike that. Reverse it.

SnakeDoc


10 posted on 08/16/2012 12:17:55 PM PDT by SnakeDoctor ("I've shot people I like more for less." -- Raylan Givens, Justified)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

>>We know that men and women are different, not interchangeable.<<

vive la différence!


11 posted on 08/16/2012 12:18:49 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (obozo could bring back literal slavery with chains and still he will get 85+% of the black vote)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wonder if Huckabee has given any thought to make this a monthly event. Chick-fil-a appreciation day the first of every month. Except when the first is on a Sunday make it the day before.


12 posted on 08/16/2012 12:23:43 PM PDT by rwa265 ("This is My Beloved Son, Listen to Him.")
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To: RayChuang88
That could result in almost every state except the US Northeast and US West Coast supporting Obama in the Electoral College.
Think what you want but the fact is, "same sex marriage" ballot issues have overwhelmingly lost everytime and everyway it's been tried in California.
13 posted on 08/16/2012 12:30:10 PM PDT by lewislynn ( What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in commom? Misinformation)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

On Chick-Fil-A day in Upland, CA, I started singing God Bless America. Since I can’t sing, I was thankful others joined in.


14 posted on 08/16/2012 12:33:33 PM PDT by doug from upland (Just in case, it has been reserved: www.TheBitchIsBack2012.com)
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To: rwa265

Weekly, and it’s NOM, not Huckleberry:

Chick-Fil-A: Just When You Thought The Battle Had Flamed Out…(CFA Wednesdays, gays not happy)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2918477/posts


15 posted on 08/16/2012 12:48:17 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: doug from upland; onyx; LucyT; humblegunner; Josh Painter; freedumb2003; Viking2002

Someone please explain this to me. And where is Shep Smith’s name?

Homocon Party Will Invade Tampa RNC For All Those Gay Republicans
http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/riptide/2012/08/homocon_party_will_invade_tamp.php


16 posted on 08/16/2012 1:06:04 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: doug from upland

One would never have thought there were so many clear heads in Hollywood, CA.


17 posted on 08/16/2012 1:15:38 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: rwa265

I don’t think it should be a monthly “Appreciation” event. I think the homo nazis got the scare of their lives. For a long time they have been deluding themselves into thinking things were going their way. Everyone they knew believed as they do, and the media told them the majority believes the way do. So thinking they had the upper hand, they tried to flex their little bit of muscle.

Now that they know the truth, we don’t have to flaunt it. Like the TEA parties have no single leader, we don’t need Huckabee to speak for us. Besides, if we started having monthly or weekly or even yearly national “Appreciation Days,” the minute the response was not what the first one was, the gay mafia would become emboldened to think that our support is waning.

If we, as individuals and small groups, continue to go to Chick-Fil-A and support them— daily, weekly, or monthly, not only will we be helping a company that supports good causes, those homo nazis will never have any idea what our true numbers are, and they will be much more cautious about confrontations. They know they were fooled into a false security before; they won’t want that to happen again.


18 posted on 08/16/2012 1:26:33 PM PDT by Waryone (Definition of insane: nominating the father of socialized medicine to replace socialized medicine)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

>>Homocon Party Will Invade Tampa RNC For All Those Gay Republicans<<

I wonder if gaytime Charlie Crist will make an appearance. That area was his hangout before he became famous. Oh wait, he’s an independent/democrat now.


19 posted on 08/16/2012 1:30:19 PM PDT by Waryone (Definition of insane: nominating the father of socialized medicine to replace socialized medicine)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
A factor in all this is Facebook.

I lost count on how many friends participated and I'm sure the behavior was self reinforcing by photos and stories.

Alas, I was at a location where the nearest Chick-Fil-A was 200 miles away.

But, yes that day something magical happened and it could have been better timed.

20 posted on 08/16/2012 1:42:58 PM PDT by cicero2k
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To: Da Coyote
"We should remember...it’s hot homophobia...it is now homodisgust."

How long has it been since we've heard the word "wholesome" used?

whole·some


1.health-giving: beneficial to physical health, usually by virtue of being fresh and naturally produced

2.morally beneficial: leading to or promoting improved moral well-being

3.sensible: based on openness, honesty, and common sense



I would say that the queers are wholesomephobic, wouldn't you?
21 posted on 08/16/2012 1:56:54 PM PDT by texas_mrs
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To: texas_mrs

Wouldn’t you just love to ask a pro-”gay” doctor

“As a doctor, would you say homosexual behavior is medically indicated or non-indicated in fostering good health in a human male?”


22 posted on 08/16/2012 1:59:55 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: Da Coyote
"My office group now has made Wednesday our permanent Chick-Fil-A day."

My husband and I do, too! Kudos to your office group! GMTA!

23 posted on 08/16/2012 2:59:13 PM PDT by hummingbird (Breitbart and Spartacus.)
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To: doug from upland
"On Chick-Fil-A day in Upland, CA, I started singing God Bless America. Since I can’t sing, I was thankful others joined in."

What a wonderful idea and I'm sure your singing was fine, but being in kind of the same vocalizing, I would have been very happy to have people join in, too.

24 posted on 08/16/2012 3:03:52 PM PDT by hummingbird (Breitbart and Spartacus.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Went by Chick Fil a today and the parking lot was full, cars were lined up and someone was directing traffic. People are making sure the libs know we mean business. We are Americans living the American Idea, no matter what the libs and muslims want.


25 posted on 08/16/2012 3:07:13 PM PDT by tillacum
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To: rwa265

It should be a different business that “comes out” in favor of traditional marriage each month.


26 posted on 08/16/2012 3:12:46 PM PDT by ROTB (Live holy, forgive all & pray in Jesus' name. Trust He is willing & able & eager to ANSWER BIG!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Turning points in the election:
1. “You didn’t build that - the government did”
2. Chick-fil-a day
3. Obama reaffirms that Joe Biden is staying on the ticket
4.


27 posted on 08/16/2012 3:13:54 PM PDT by Andy from Chapel Hill
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
We believe that God loves each and every person into existence. We believe our spousal love is meant to be an image of God’s fruitful and faithful love. We are not ashamed to believe these things.

B2FUL statement

28 posted on 08/16/2012 3:19:34 PM PDT by b9 (Free Republic ~ the backbone of Conservatism, never soft on tyranny)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
We believe that God loves each and every person into existence. We believe our spousal love is meant to be an image of God’s fruitful and faithful love. We are not ashamed to believe these things.

B2FUL statement

29 posted on 08/16/2012 3:19:34 PM PDT by b9 (Free Republic ~ the backbone of Conservatism, never soft on tyranny)
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To: b9

Isn’t it, though.


30 posted on 08/18/2012 11:49:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

31 posted on 08/18/2012 11:51:39 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: lewislynn

Think what you want but the fact is,

 

"According to my opinion, and the opinions of many defectors of my caliber, only about 15% of time, money, and manpower is spent on espionage as such. The other 85% is a slow process which we call either ideological subversion, active measures, or psychological warfare. What it basically means is: to change the perception of reality of every American that despite of the abundance of information no one is able to come to sensible conclusions in the interest of defending themselves, their families, their community, and their country.

It's a great brainwashing process which goes very slow and is divided into four basic stages.

The first stage being "demoralization".

It takes from 15 to 20 years to demoralize a nation. Why that many years? Because this is the minimum number of years required to educate one generation of students in the country of your enemy exposed to the ideology of [their] enemy. In other words, Marxism-Leninism ideology is being pumped into the soft heads of at least 3 generation of American students without being challenged or counterbalanced by the basic values of Americanism; American patriotism. "

--KGB Defector Yuri Bezmenov

--Soviet Subversion of the Free Press (Ideological subversion, Destabilization, CRISIS - and the KGB

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2095202/posts

 

“Gay Republican Groups Praise Anti-Gay Paul Ryan As Romney VP Choice

by David Badash on August 11, 2012

in Civil Rights,Discrimination,News,Politics

Both national gay GOP organizations, the Log Cabin Republicans and GOProud this morning praised Mitt Romney‘s choice of the very anti-gay Paul Ryan as the Republican vice presidential nominee. READ: Romney: Paul Ryan Will Be My VP (Or, Everything You Wanted To Know But Were Afraid To Ask) “The selection of Paul Ryan is a bold and inspired pick. Paul Ryan has been the architect of policies that would benefit all Americans, especially gay Americans,” Jimmy LaSalvia, GOProud Executive Director announced in a statement that called Ryan “a bold and inspired pick.”

http://thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/gay-republican-groups-praise-anti-gay-paul-ryan-as-romney-vp-choice/politics/2012/08/11/46162

"The Idiot, thought to its logical conclusion, leads to a matriarchy of the unconscious and annihilates culture. It does not break the tables of the law, it reverses them and shows their opposites written on the back."

--Thoughts on The Idiot, by Dostoevsky
--Hermann Hesse, 1919
http://www.gss.ucsb.edu/projects/hesse/works/idiot.pdf

 

Quack, Waddle - IDIOT.

 

32 posted on 08/19/2012 9:51:02 AM PDT by OldEarlGray (The POTUS is FUBAR until the White Hut is sanitized with American Tea)
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To: OldEarlGray
OldEarlGray: Tom Hoefling for President - 2012

WHO?...Good luck with 4 more years of Obama OldEarl.

33 posted on 08/19/2012 12:10:13 PM PDT by lewislynn ( What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in commom? Misinformation)
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To: lewislynn

OldEarlGray: Tom Hoefling for President - 2012

lewislynn: WHO?.

 

 

"Barrack Obama does not have the power to make conservatives compromise their principles.  Mitt Romney does."
--Tom Hoefling

http://rightandwrongradio.podomatic.com/entry/2012-08-18T11_02_58-07_00

34 posted on 08/19/2012 12:17:41 PM PDT by OldEarlGray (The POTUS is FUBAR until the White Hut is sanitized with American Tea)
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To: OldEarlGray

2 pictures of chins and a dimwit nobody knows...what was the point again?


35 posted on 08/19/2012 2:54:20 PM PDT by lewislynn ( What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in commom? Misinformation)
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To: OldEarlGray
How to get Obama re-elected

OldEarlGray: Tom Hoefling for President - 2012

36 posted on 08/19/2012 2:55:48 PM PDT by lewislynn ( What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in commom? Misinformation)
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To: lewislynn

"According to my opinion, and the opinions of many defectors of my caliber, only about 15% of time, money, and manpower is spent on espionage as such. The other 85% is a slow process which we call either ideological subversion, active measures, or psychological warfare. What it basically means is: to change the perception of reality of every American that despite of the abundance of information no one is able to come to sensible conclusions in the interest of defending themselves, their families, their community, and their country.

It's a great brainwashing process which goes very slow and is divided into four basic stages.

The first stage being "demoralization".

It takes from 15 to 20 years to demoralize a nation. Why that many years? Because this is the minimum number of years required to educate one generation of students in the country of your enemy exposed to the ideology of [their] enemy. In other words, Marxism-Leninism ideology is being pumped into the soft heads of at least 3 generation of American students without being challenged or counterbalanced by the basic values of Americanism; American patriotism. "

--KGB Defector Yuri Bezmenov

--Soviet Subversion of the Free Press (Ideological subversion, Destabilization, CRISIS - and the KGB

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2095202/posts

 

“Gay Republican Groups Praise Anti-Gay Paul Ryan As Romney VP Choice

by David Badash on August 11, 2012

in Civil Rights,Discrimination,News,Politics

Both national gay GOP organizations, the Log Cabin Republicans and GOProud this morning praised Mitt Romney‘s choice of the very anti-gay Paul Ryan as the Republican vice presidential nominee. READ: Romney: Paul Ryan Will Be My VP (Or, Everything You Wanted To Know But Were Afraid To Ask) “The selection of Paul Ryan is a bold and inspired pick. Paul Ryan has been the architect of policies that would benefit all Americans, especially gay Americans,” Jimmy LaSalvia, GOProud Executive Director announced in a statement that called Ryan “a bold and inspired pick.”

http://thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/gay-republican-groups-praise-anti-gay-paul-ryan-as-romney-vp-choice/politics/2012/08/11/46162

"The Idiot, thought to its logical conclusion, leads to a matriarchy of the unconscious and annihilates culture. It does not break the tables of the law, it reverses them and shows their opposites written on the back."

--Thoughts on The Idiot, by Dostoevsky
--Hermann Hesse, 1919
http://www.gss.ucsb.edu/projects/hesse/works/idiot.pdf

 

Are we there yet, RINO?

 

37 posted on 08/19/2012 3:05:03 PM PDT by OldEarlGray (The POTUS is FUBAR until the White Hut is sanitized with American Tea)
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To: lewislynn

>>2 pictures of chins and a dimwit nobody knows...

Jim Thompson is a dimwit nobody knows?


38 posted on 08/19/2012 3:11:38 PM PDT by OldEarlGray (The POTUS is FUBAR until the White Hut is sanitized with American Tea)
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To: OldEarlGray
Jim Thompson is a dimwit nobody knows?
Ok, YOU know a dimwit named Jim Thompson...so what?
39 posted on 08/19/2012 3:22:20 PM PDT by lewislynn ( What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in commom? Misinformation)
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To: lewislynn
>>Ok, YOU know a dimwit named Jim Thompson...so what?

So FReeper history/humor and attention to detail evidently aren't any more your forte than Conservatism, Logic, or Reason.

 

40 posted on 08/19/2012 3:59:36 PM PDT by OldEarlGray (The POTUS is FUBAR until the White Hut is sanitized with American Tea)
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