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RNC: IL GOP Delegation Accepts gift from Gay Activist Group seeking to close down IL Chick-Fil-As
Americans for Truth About Homosexuality ^ | Aug 28 2012 | Peter LeBarbara

Posted on 08/28/2012 1:59:56 PM PDT by scottjewell

Romney’s IL campaign chief Dan Rutherford says offended pro-family conservatives “can go someplace else and drink”

By Peter LaBarbera, AFTAH Exclusive

Folks, there is a reason that conservatives often jokingly call the Republican Party “the stupid party” (as opposed to the Democrats being the liberal party).

We learned today from the Chicago Sun-Times that the Illinois Republican Party delegation to the GOP convention in Tampa — led by former legislator and current Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford — is partnering with a homosexual activist group that is pushing to close down what it calls the ”hate-filled, homophobic” Chick-fil-A restaurants in the state.

Equality Illinois (EQ), the leading “gay” pressure group in the state, is sponsoring the IL-GOP event by covering the bar tab at the IL-GOP “Beachside Cocktail Hour” this evening in Clearwater, FL, where the Illinois delegation is staying. EQ, which lobbies aggressively to legalize homosexual “marriage” in the state, curiously combined its sponsorship with a fierce condemnation of the GOP’s conservative platform — particularly the party’s call for a federal marriage amendment.

Recently, Equality Illinois led a pro-homosexual “Flick-the-hate” campaign to pressure leasing and rental companies to cut ties with the 19 Chick-fil-A restaurants in Illinois.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: chickfila; danrutherford; equalityillinois; flickthehate; homosexualagenda

1 posted on 08/28/2012 2:00:02 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
The group really does have this campaign to push against CFA:
2 posted on 08/28/2012 2:06:55 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
a homosexual activist group that is pushing to close down what it calls the ”hate-filled, homophobic” Chick-fil-A restaurants

I'm calling out the queers on this. Find me a Chick-fill-A restaurant where the employees are hate-filled or homophobic and I'll apologize and donate $1000 to your cause. Video proof required.

3 posted on 08/28/2012 2:08:15 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: upchuck

That’s not the point.

Point is to push the center to the left. Simply opposing “gay marriage” (oxymoron) makes you guilty of “hate speech.”

There’s no debate. “Homophobe” is the equivalent of the race card. Game over.


4 posted on 08/28/2012 2:11:14 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: upchuck

In their minds, just the fact that CFA does not celebrate, embrace, and affirm their “equality” in marriage is hate-filled and homophobic. It’s like a vegetarian saying anyone who eats meat is a hater of vegetarians. What absurd heights this has now reached. Time to call it quits with the gay agenda....


5 posted on 08/28/2012 2:13:14 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: TigerClaws

It can’t continue on like this.....it just can’t...


6 posted on 08/28/2012 2:14:18 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

7 posted on 08/28/2012 2:17:33 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Old Sarge

Yep. Only maybe some time in the not so distant future they won’t be feeling so fabulous.


8 posted on 08/28/2012 2:25:11 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

There has long been speculation that Dan Rutherford, a nice guy that I halfway know, is more than a little “light in the loafers.” He was cornered in an interview several years back by Fran Eaton, editor of Illinois Review, and asked flat out if he was gay. He unequivocably denied it. No reason to lie about it, a lot of IL pols are out on the dark side.


9 posted on 08/28/2012 2:27:31 PM PDT by TheRightGuy (I want MY BAILOUT ... a billion or two should do!)
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To: Old Sarge

Your tagline says it all. There is NO conservative party in this county anymore. After this year, there won’t even be one where conservatives are remotely welcome. The rats are marxists, the pubs are opportunists. From Reagan’s day, it’s been a short quick trip.


10 posted on 08/28/2012 2:29:34 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: TheRightGuy

hmm, he seems to want to play it both ways, alas....


11 posted on 08/28/2012 2:30:18 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
If Romney is elected, the national RNC will be accepting gifts from gay activists and welcoming them to the 2016 RNC convention.

Destroying the Republican party as a vehicle for conservatism is far worse than anything Obama could hope to do as a lame duck President.

A vote for Romney for the suicide of the conservative movement. Stupid doesn't even describe the ABO crowd.

12 posted on 08/28/2012 2:42:16 PM PDT by Kazan (Support for Romney is disobedience to God!)
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Hmm didn't 0's lackey Ballerina Rahm come out against Chik-Fil-A?

But, but, but I thought Romney and 0 are so different? I mean I heard it right here on FR.

Oh, Romney supports abortion to protect the "health" of a woman (which is ambiguous enough to to mean abortion on-demand).

But, at least Romney wants to repeal I mean replace 0bamacare.

Well, at least Romney isn't a gun grabber......oh wait.

Don't worry Mitt et al, I as a conservative will go elsewhere............... with my vote.

13 posted on 08/28/2012 2:43:43 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (Official Romney/GOP-E Platform - We suck less)
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To: scottjewell

Peter is wrong about one thing. This isn’t stupid of Republicans know social conservatives are going to vote Republican no matter what. Voting for Romney sends the Republican establishment that message.


14 posted on 08/28/2012 2:55:42 PM PDT by Kazan (Support for Romney is disobedience to God!)
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To: mrsmel

In the words of Karl Rove:

“Of COURSE they’ll vote Republican, where ELSE are they gonna go?”


15 posted on 08/28/2012 3:23:47 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: scottjewell

Romney’s IL campaign chief Dan Rutherford says offended pro-family conservatives “can go someplace else and drink”

If that’s the GOP’s attitude, that’s what we’ll be doing November 6th, for sure Dan: we’ll go someplace other than the polls, and here’s mud in your eye.


16 posted on 08/28/2012 3:26:56 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: tumblindice; All

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1010/43082.html

“To those who say we should focus on fiscal issues, instead of the right to life, I say, ‘What is more fiscally responsible than rolling back this administration’s effort to expand funding for abortion at home and abroad?’” Pence said. “What is more fiscally responsible than denying any and all funding to Planned Parenthood of America?”

“To those who say that marriage doesn’t matter, I say, ‘You would not be able to print enough money in 1,000 years to pay for the government you would need if the traditional family continues to collapse,’” the Indiana Republican added. “We are at our strongest when fiscal and social conservatives are united.”

It sounds like the GOP-e is on thin ice, but wants to barn dance.
Dear Masters of Moderate Men: I believe I’ll sit this one out ...


17 posted on 08/28/2012 3:38:48 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: scottjewell
In their minds, just the fact that CFA does not celebrate, embrace, and affirm their “equality” in marriage is hate-filled and homophobic.

Neither does McDonalds or Wendy's.

No, I think the queers are blindly and ragingly pissed off that Dan Cathy had the cojones to speak out about his faith. They absolutely can't stand that and are like little children stamping their feet and screaming because they can't get their way.

Actually, when you think about it, it's kinda humorous.

18 posted on 08/28/2012 3:39:53 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: upchuck

Yeah, true. But by Wendy’s and McD’s remaining silent on the matter, the gays can kind of “hope” that it means, “yes” (we view you as equal in marriage) whereas Cathy spilt the beans and said, “no”. And yes, like kids, they don’t want to hear “no” to something they want.


19 posted on 08/28/2012 3:44:13 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: tumblindice

And don’t forget that lavender Rutherford wants to run for governor in 2014 when Quinnochio will have to defend his abysmal record. We will be thinking of the annual Chicago Perverts on Parade as a GOP function with Rutherford and Judy Baah Baah Tooopinka as BIG cheerleaders.


20 posted on 08/28/2012 3:53:01 PM PDT by BlackElk (Dean of Discipline/Tomas de Torquemada Gentleman's Society: Roast 'em!)
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To: tumblindice

AND Myth Romney will probably serve as Grand Marshall.


21 posted on 08/28/2012 3:54:20 PM PDT by BlackElk (Dean of Discipline/Tomas de Torquemada Gentleman's Society: Roast 'em!)
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To: upchuck

The homonazis are really making a big mistake with this over the top, jack booted, goose stepping nonsense.

A lot of people like me, once upon a time, didn’t give a flying sh** about queers and what they do.

Now, with this “in yer face” hogwash, which to me is NO DIFFERENT from mudslimz, atheists, and commie pigs trying to force their belief system on me, Now, they have an ENEMY.

Where none existed before, they have created an enemy. I now shun the queers that I have socialized with in the past. When they start with the “whatzamatter? whatzwrong?”
I clue them in. Then, just like the mudslimz, they want to beg off by saying “you can’t blame me for those extremists!”

Yes I can and yes I do. They are YOUR fault, get them in line or get away from me.


22 posted on 08/28/2012 4:08:22 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimz, my handle is a Hate Crime. I just Hope they don't like it.)
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To: scottjewell
Why would Wendys or McD's comment?

They're in the business of selling food and are not privately owned like Chick-fil-A.

23 posted on 08/28/2012 4:28:14 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Election night is 70 days away.)
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To: newzjunkey

They wouldn’t and they didn’t. A poster said Wendy’s and McDs did not embrace gay marriage but were not boycotted. I still think it holds. Cathy spoke so he’s the bad guy.


24 posted on 08/28/2012 4:32:32 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: ConradofMontferrat

“A lot of people like me, once upon a time, didn’t give a flying sh** about queers and what they do.

Now, with this “in yer face” hogwash, which to me is NO DIFFERENT from mudslimz, atheists, and commie pigs trying to force their belief system on me, Now, they have an ENEMY.”

You and me and a million others.


25 posted on 08/28/2012 4:37:11 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: tumblindice

Very true words. Thank you for them and the link.


26 posted on 08/28/2012 4:39:45 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Old Sarge

We've been talking and we decided it would be better if you didn't have your business here.

27 posted on 08/28/2012 5:20:04 PM PDT by Dan Zachary
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To: scottjewell

Rombot is just PUSHING FOR ME not to vote for him.


28 posted on 08/28/2012 5:43:23 PM PDT by JSDude1
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To: scottjewell

Meanwhile, in Missouri, GOP PhonyCons are trying to force out a Pro-Life conservative from the Senate race

Seems like a lot of those Illinois Gay GOP have been posting in the Akin threads

Bashing Christian conservatives on one side of the Mississippi...pandering to gays on the other side. Looks like conservatives may have to form their own third party


29 posted on 08/28/2012 6:31:26 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (The GOP Media whining over Todd Akin is not legitimate)
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To: SeminoleCounty

A third party sounds good right now....


30 posted on 08/28/2012 6:32:30 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

I go to Chick Fil A regularly, both before and after the support Chick Fil A day and I can tell you that the best thing that can happen for Chick Fil A is for the Gays to keep up the boycott. The ones around me are packed every day.


31 posted on 08/29/2012 2:22:18 AM PDT by Outrance
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To: Outrance

Glad to hear it, good going! :-)


32 posted on 08/29/2012 4:10:58 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
Romney’s IL campaign chief Dan Rutherford says offended pro-family conservatives “can go someplace else and drink”

In other words, pro-life, pro-family conservatives, we don't need you. As if we needed any more evidence that we're just being used because they know we'll vote for the nominally pro-life, pro-family party. This year, the party is falling all over itself to convince me not to vote for any of its candidates. We're fighting an uphill battle, folks.

33 posted on 08/29/2012 5:40:58 AM PDT by djrakowski
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To: upchuck

They don’t need proof. Allegations suffice for the fringe whackjob activists and their MSM lapdogs.


34 posted on 08/29/2012 5:42:02 AM PDT by djrakowski
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To: djrakowski

It’s so true, and it is saddening and above all appallingly infuriating.


35 posted on 08/29/2012 5:47:56 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
It’s so true, and it is saddening and above all appallingly infuriating.

Absolutely. So many of my pro-life, pro-family conservative friends are lifelong Republican activists. They've spent their entire adult lives trying to get like-minded people elected under the Republican banner. And this is the thanks they get?

Fortunately there's a decent young man running for the state legislature in my district - Sean Clark - and he seems to have his head on straight. I asked him some rather pointed questions about his stances on marriage, family, abortion, etc., and he answered them directly without any weaselly language. It'll be a joy to support him with my vote this November. But I don't feel as strongly about practically any other Republican in this year's race, all the way up and down the ballot. And that's especially true of how I feel about Mitt Romney.

36 posted on 08/29/2012 5:52:37 AM PDT by djrakowski
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