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850 sign petition to remove Chick-fil-A from University of Maryland
College Park Patch ^ | Aug 27 2012 | John Davisson

Posted on 08/27/2012 12:44:48 PM PDT by scottjewell

Students are seeking to have the chain removed from the university's College Park campus.

Some 850 people have signed onto a petition seeking to bar Chick-Fil-A from the University of Maryland's College Park campus, the Washington Blade reports.

(Excerpt) Read more at collegepark.patch.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: 2012; chickfila; democrats; homofascism; homosexualagenda; leftismoncampus; umd
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Oy vey, they're at it again...
1 posted on 08/27/2012 12:44:57 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

LOL, check out that rainbow logo?

Sounds like a job for the Young College Republicans.

To the rescue... away...


2 posted on 08/27/2012 12:49:01 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Americans want what Americans always wanted: Better lives for families; little government authority.)
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To: scottjewell

Sadly there are more than 850 morons at UMd.


3 posted on 08/27/2012 12:49:17 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (EAT MOR CHIKIN)
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To: scottjewell

I hope some enterprising student starts a counter-petition, petitioning the university to keep Chick-Fil-A on campus.


4 posted on 08/27/2012 12:49:28 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: scottjewell

850! Wow.

And how many sales do they make in 1 day? I’m guessing at 1600.


5 posted on 08/27/2012 12:49:57 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: scottjewell

baby temper tantrums because a guy thinks turd pokers should not have special rights.

I wish these idiots would start using their brains if they have them and stopped being either ignorant or using emotion because their friend likes his turds being pushed the sick F’s


6 posted on 08/27/2012 12:50:00 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: scottjewell

There was a running back that signed with Auburn over Clemson because Clemson did not have a Chick-Fil-A.


7 posted on 08/27/2012 12:50:00 PM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: scottjewell
Is this not proof positive of the constitutional illiteracy brought on by the failure of our schools to teach the ideas of liberty?

How can future generations enjoy the freedoms generations have fought and died for, if they have no concept of the meaning of the Bill of Rights' protections for freedom of speech and freedom of religion and free exercise?

Just hope there are enough citizens out there who understand what's at stake in 2012.

We have the same choice which faced the colonists in 1776:

Liberty for ourselves and future generations


Or,

Slavery to coercive government power

This is the choice.

So-called "progressives" may frame the debate differently, they may use clever semantics to disguise and cloak the kind of "change" they advocate, and some may even fool themselves into believing that what they advocate is right.

"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience." - C. S. Lewis

In the end, however, their philosophy relies on coercive power by some imperfect human beings over other likewise imperfect beings.

The ideas of 1776 and 1787 were based on another powerful idea.

“The same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue around the globe, the belief that the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God.”- (John F. Kennedy - 1961 Inaugural)

"Ideas have consequences." - Weaver

One idea led to freedom, opportunity, productivity and plenty for more people than ever had been experienced in the history of civilization. That idea relied upon a Creator-people-government arrangement.

The "other" idea has failed in every society in which it has been implemented, because it relies on a government-over-people arrangement.

"Tyranny is a poor provider. It knows neither how to accumulate, nor how to extract." -Edmund Burke

8 posted on 08/27/2012 12:51:53 PM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: scottjewell

I think there were 850 people in line at the Chik-fil-a here at BSU on this, the first day of class!


9 posted on 08/27/2012 12:52:17 PM PDT by andyk (Go Juan Pablo!)
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To: DeaconRed

War Eagle!

Auburn has 4 Chick-fil-A stores IIRC. LOL!


10 posted on 08/27/2012 12:53:59 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (EAT MOR CHIKIN)
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To: scottjewell

That leaves 36,250 enrolled students who did not sign the petition.

The 850 can go screw themselves... oops, they already are.

As an alternative, they could just stay away from Chick-fil-a and leave everybody else alone.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Maryland,_College_Park


11 posted on 08/27/2012 12:54:25 PM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average, they voted for oblabla.)
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To: loveliberty2

Well said, lover of liberty. ;-) We need to get on a whole different track; the America we live in now is not what the founders had in mind at all.


12 posted on 08/27/2012 12:54:47 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

Parents should transfer their students to a more tolerant university...


13 posted on 08/27/2012 12:55:15 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: scottjewell
“850 sign petition to remove Chick-fil-A from University of Maryland”

The University of Maryland has almost 38,000 students. Even assuming these signatures are legitimate(they probably are not) this is a very small group. You could get 850 college students to sign almost anything.

14 posted on 08/27/2012 12:56:03 PM PDT by detective
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To: Sequoyah101

Good sleuthing, and I hope CFA remains on campus.


15 posted on 08/27/2012 12:56:15 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
Heterophobes are a hate group.
16 posted on 08/27/2012 12:56:47 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: scottjewell
We wouldn't have this problem if we OBEYED God.

Those who support homosexuals are against our Heavenly Father and His Son Jesus Christ.
These anti Christ people only bring destruction on us ALL.
I have NO sympathy for homosexuals!

Homosexuality is a "Mark" of disobedience.


Someone once asked The answer is in the definition of "REPROBATE". And the reason"why" is given in the Bible.

God has a cure for homosexuals.
17 posted on 08/27/2012 12:57:49 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die!)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

ROLL TIDE


18 posted on 08/27/2012 12:59:02 PM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: scottjewell

Typical Leftist Brownshirts. They can’t organize a boycott to get people to simply not eat there, so they petition to get it kicked off campus.

Bottom line: if its popular, it should remain. If people hate its political positions and stop eating there, it will go away.


19 posted on 08/27/2012 12:59:18 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: scottjewell

Homosexuals and their sycophants denying others their rights!

Homosexuality is the disease that is even worse than islamic terror!


20 posted on 08/27/2012 1:00:19 PM PDT by IbJensen (Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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To: scottjewell

According to the UM website, Fall 2011 undergraduate enrollment at the College Park campus was 26,826 students.

If a similar number is assumed for Fall 2012, then the 850 bigots who signed this petition represent slightly more than 3% of the undergraduate student body.

And I’m willing to bet that not all of those 850 signatories are UM students.


21 posted on 08/27/2012 1:00:38 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Re-distribute my work ethic, not my wealth.)
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To: DeaconRed
There was a running back that signed with Auburn over Clemson because Clemson did not have a Chick-Fil-A.

NOW its getting serious!
22 posted on 08/27/2012 1:01:50 PM PDT by crosshairs (America: Once the land of the free. Still the home of the brave.)
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To: scottjewell

When are they gonna get it right?

It’s not ‘homophobia’, it’s ‘homohateya’................


23 posted on 08/27/2012 1:01:50 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: scottjewell
850 sign petition to remove Chick-fil-A from University of Maryland

There is a very good reason why democrats target college and high-school students as one of their primary constituencies. They're young, dumb, idealistic. They haven't matured yet, and democrats need to target them at a young age, when they're still very pliable and unthinking and don't have the time and patience to follow through on the consequences of their decisions. They don't have the years of wisdom that it takes to make informed and intelligent decisions. Thus, they're the ideal constituency for the democrats.
24 posted on 08/27/2012 1:02:32 PM PDT by adorno
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To: scottjewell

Better to have a sister in a whorehouse than a brother at University of Maryland!


25 posted on 08/27/2012 1:02:45 PM PDT by IbJensen (Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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To: scottjewell

If you want someplace to go away, DON’T SHOP THERE. Then wait.

But liberals don’t operate that way... It is their viewpoint, only, which counts, and ‘compromise’ means giving them only most of what they want.


26 posted on 08/27/2012 1:03:49 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: scottjewell
To the whole 850 hate filled people who signed that petition.
27 posted on 08/27/2012 1:04:14 PM PDT by THE_RAIDER
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To: THE_RAIDER

Bravo.


28 posted on 08/27/2012 1:05:40 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

Have some fun...sign it, using literary characters. i just signed with Harry Potter and Severus Snape. the pathetic Change.org will let you sign endlessly!


29 posted on 08/27/2012 1:11:01 PM PDT by montag813
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850? Hahahahaha! I got more signatures than that **by myself** on a nominating petition for General Al Haig in Iowa back in 1987 in ONE DAY without breaking a sweat, and I took a long lunch break!! Before the Internet! That was one person at a time! That’s the best they can do? Sad.


30 posted on 08/27/2012 1:11:14 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: scottjewell

And they have over 37,000 students.


31 posted on 08/27/2012 1:11:56 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: montag813

HUH SIGN IT WHY ON EARTH would I sign it.

Frigging hell it doesn;t matter what name you put it matters how many signatures they get so they can report how many and you;ve just added a couple more[shakes head in disbelief]


32 posted on 08/27/2012 1:17:49 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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That's less than 3% of the total students.......that pretty well represents the homosexual populace and that's about all.
33 posted on 08/27/2012 1:19:22 PM PDT by ontap
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To: mylife

which makes the numbers of signatures (legitimate or not) at about 2%. toss in faculty and staff, and there probably right at a raging 1% demand to remove a tasty chicken sandwich store.


34 posted on 08/27/2012 1:20:25 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: DeaconRed

Smart kid! War Eagle!


35 posted on 08/27/2012 1:21:39 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: ontap

Too bad the headline didn’t read, “97% of U of Md want CFA to remain; 3 % sign petition to Oust “


36 posted on 08/27/2012 1:23:34 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: IbJensen

Maybe they’re getting a new Tarripan-Fil-A on campus!!!


37 posted on 08/27/2012 1:25:32 PM PDT by ontap
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To: scottjewell
I was at Chick-Fil-A for lunch today, though NOT at this specific MD location.

I'd guess that in the hour or so I spent there, a couple of hundred people cycled through the restaurant. That'd include those who were there when I arrived (it was full) and those who came through while I ate (it was still full when I left). And this was nothing special, just an average Monday Lunch crowd.

Kind of puts the "850" number into perspective, I think.

38 posted on 08/27/2012 1:29:37 PM PDT by wbill
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It sure does, especially now that we know the 850 make up only 3 % of the student body pop. - about the same % that the gays make of the human pop.


39 posted on 08/27/2012 1:31:27 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: manc
Frigging hell it doesn;t matter what name you put it matters how many signatures they get so they can report how many and you;ve just added a couple more[shakes head in disbelief]

You are wrong. The sames are public and are printed out when it is presented. Someone should script 1,000 "signatures" with Star Wars, LOTR and other characters.

40 posted on 08/27/2012 1:33:10 PM PDT by montag813
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To: JohnBrowdie

Agreed.


41 posted on 08/27/2012 1:37:10 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: rawhide

Everybody signing such a petition would have their names distributed to their Marxist professors for punitive grading. Better to anonymously vote with your wallet.


42 posted on 08/27/2012 1:40:47 PM PDT by SauronOfMordor (this space for rent)
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To: scottjewell

Just too easy. There is too much information easily available for anyone to just believe what is told without asking, looking and challenging and thinking for themselves. It only takes seconds to find out the truth if you are discerning.

I wonder if perhaps we could be on the verge of our own end to the equivalent of what was crony capitalism in SE Asia that pretty much ended back in about ‘94. People there had been fed either nothing for information or so much dis-information that they thought they had it OK. That is until the internet cafes began to open and young people found that there was a much better world out there and they wanted it and they revolted.

I wonder if, now with the internet and alternative news, we aren’t getting wise to the lies we are being fed? Dare I hope and pray?


43 posted on 08/27/2012 1:53:39 PM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average, they voted for oblabla.)
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To: montag813

you signing this is only going to be reported as signatures and you thinking what you did have added more signatures,

Heres a thought, just don;t sign the bleeding thing at all and that way you have not added any signatures except the ones you have alrwady done and it can;t be added to their report of how many signed the damn stupid thing


44 posted on 08/27/2012 1:53:56 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: montag813

are you actually trying to get more signatures for this, as it seems so,.

It;s a stupid , no a really stupid dumb idea to sign the thing even if you put MIckey mouse.
Great idea for the homostapo or the loons on the left
It will be reported on how many signatures have been done not who did the thing and well done you added a couple to it.[sigh]


45 posted on 08/27/2012 1:56:33 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Sequoyah101

So, you don’t think that 2.3% of the enrollment should have a voice commensurate with the majority?


46 posted on 08/27/2012 1:57:13 PM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: DeaconRed

Clemson DOES have a Chick-fil-A, I’ve seen it on campus.


47 posted on 08/27/2012 1:57:48 PM PDT by Andy'smom
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To: harpu

NO.

Do you?

Why?


48 posted on 08/27/2012 2:01:47 PM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average, they voted for oblabla.)
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To: loveliberty2
Is this not proof positive of the constitutional illiteracy brought on by the failure of our schools to teach the ideas of liberty?

It's not a free speech issue. It was only a free speech issue when Mayors Bloomberg and Emanuel asserted that they were going to deny permits to CF in their cites. That's an unconstitutional violation of the 1st amendment because it's government action. Here it's just a private protest. No different than us saying we're not going to support a musical artist whose politics we don't agree with.

49 posted on 08/27/2012 2:02:27 PM PDT by KevinB (We'll stop treating Obama like a dog when he stops treating us like a fire hydrant - Fred Grandy)
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To: who knows what evil?
Parents should transfer their students to a more tolerant university...

How is the school being intolerant? School officials said they are not going to remove CF. And something like 35k kids did not sign the petition.

50 posted on 08/27/2012 2:05:40 PM PDT by KevinB (We'll stop treating Obama like a dog when he stops treating us like a fire hydrant - Fred Grandy)
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