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Why Mal Reynolds Would Be Disappointed with Nathan Fillion
Yahoo Voices ^ | Jan. 9, 2013 | Mark R. Whittington

Posted on 01/09/2013 10:54:42 AM PST by Marcus

A group of celebrities have decided to boycott Wendy's because that company is alleged to have cut hours for its employees to get out from under the requirements imposed for Obamacare.

There are two things wrong with this.

The first wrong thing is that only a single Wendy's franchise owner is taking this course of action and not the entire chain. The Washington Free Beacon reports that the franchise owner in Omaha, Neb., (not southern California) is taking this action because he cannot afford to provide the health care insurance that Obamacare requires for his full-time employees. It is either make everyone part-time or start closing down shop.

The second wrong thing is that one of the celebrities is Nathan Fillion, an actor who is currently the star of the hit TV series "Castle" but is more identified with one of the most red-state, redneck libertarian characters in the history of television, Captain Mal Reynolds of the Serenity, a small businessman like but also unlike the Wendy's franchise owner.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: malreynolds; nathanfillian; obamacare; wendys

1 posted on 01/09/2013 10:54:46 AM PST by Marcus
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To: Marcus

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hTiRnqnvDs


2 posted on 01/09/2013 10:58:43 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Marcus

Yeah...but Mal doesn’t have to live and work in Hollywood like Nathan does. :)


3 posted on 01/09/2013 11:00:05 AM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: Marcus

The purpose of businesses isn’t to provide jobs or health insurance. Period, end of story.

Maybe “Our Mrs Reynolds” kissed him again?


4 posted on 01/09/2013 11:06:11 AM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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Jayne: Six men came to kill me one time. And the best of ‘em carried this. It’s a Callahan full-bore auto-lock. Customized trigger, double cartridge thorough gauge. It is my very favorite gun.
[he holds the gun out to Mal]

Mal: [exclaims in Chinese] You offering me a trade?

Jayne: A trade? Hell, it’s theft. This the best gun made by man. It has *extreme* sentimental value. It’s miles more worthy ‘n what you got!

Mal: What I got? She has a name.

Jayne: So does this. I call it Vera.

Mal: Well, my days of not takin’ ya seriously are certainly comin’ to a middle.


5 posted on 01/09/2013 11:09:03 AM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: Marcus
One of my favorite quotes from Mal Reynolds:
I fought on the losing side, not the wrong side.

I think of that quote whenever I think of the last two presidential elections.

6 posted on 01/09/2013 11:16:12 AM PST by YankeeReb
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To: Marcus
Just shows how actors are seldom as heroic as the characters they play. I loved Firefly. My wife watches Castle. I can't stand the show.
7 posted on 01/09/2013 11:24:52 AM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Marcus

Mal wasn’t Canadian :)


8 posted on 01/09/2013 11:25:08 AM PST by memyselfandi59
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To: Marcus

“Aimin’ to misbehave” is in the finest American tradition…


9 posted on 01/09/2013 11:28:29 AM PST by mikrofon (FReedom BUMP)
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To: Marcus

who and who??? AND who cares???


10 posted on 01/09/2013 11:31:00 AM PST by Nifster
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To: Marcus

Well, I don’t eat at Wendy’s because I don’t particularly like their food. But if I were in Omaha, I’d drop by for a chicken sammich or something.


11 posted on 01/09/2013 11:32:07 AM PST by ArGee (Reality - what a concept.)
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To: mikrofon

I follow this guy on Twitter and saw the tweet to which this article refers. I am so glad to see this article because it captured my thoughts exactly.


12 posted on 01/09/2013 11:32:56 AM PST by lawdave
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To: listenhillary

Republicans mostly prefer Subway over Wendy’s.
Most Wendy workers are probably democrat voters.

If liberal actors want to hurt liberal workers, who voted for a liberal president, which resulted in their liberal company,
hurting their pay, why does any republican want to stand in the way? let’s join the boycott, a two for one.


13 posted on 01/09/2013 11:41:50 AM PST by Morris70
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To: mikrofon
“Aimin’ to misbehave” is in the finest American tradition…

Capt. Malcolm Reynolds: [RE: What they found on Miranda] This record here's about twelve years old. Parliament buried it and it stayed buried until River here dug it up. This is what they were afraid she knew. And they were right to fear. There's a universe of folk who're gonna know it, too. Someone *has to* speak for these people.

[pause]

Capt. Malcolm Reynolds: Y'all got on this boat for different reasons, but y'all come to the same place. So now I'm asking more of you than I have before. Maybe all. Sure as I know anything, I know this - they will try again. Maybe on another world, maybe on this very ground swept clean. A year from now, ten? They'll swing back to the belief that they can make people... better. And I do not hold to that. So no more runnin'. I aim to misbehave.

Sounds a lot like now, doesn't it?

14 posted on 01/09/2013 11:43:04 AM PST by ArGee (Reality - what a concept.)
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To: listenhillary

I loved Firefly. Gone before its time. Still watch all the old episodes.


15 posted on 01/09/2013 11:53:07 AM PST by arderkrag (An Unreconstructed Georgian, Forever in Rebellion.)
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To: Marcus

It’s almost as if fictional characters aren’t real.


16 posted on 01/09/2013 11:59:00 AM PST by Wolfie
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To: Morris70

Good point. Liberals have difficulty following actions to logical conclusions.

Boycott Wendy’s and more workers lose their jobs.


17 posted on 01/09/2013 12:02:18 PM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: listenhillary
Good point. Liberals have difficulty following actions to logical conclusions.

Silly conservative. It's not about results.

It's about feelings.

18 posted on 01/09/2013 12:10:38 PM PST by ArGee (Reality - what a concept.)
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To: Wolfie
It’s almost as if fictional characters aren’t real.

ROTFL! Here's my favorite example of lunatics taking guidance from fictional characters:


19 posted on 01/09/2013 1:43:44 PM PST by Alex Murphy ("If you are not firm in faith, you will not be firm at all" - Isaiah 7:9)
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To: Alex Murphy

My wife went to Vegas on business and brought me back the Rules of Acquisition.


20 posted on 01/09/2013 3:24:27 PM PST by DeaconBenjamin (A trillion here, a trillion there, soon you're NOT talking real money)
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To: Marcus

Celebreties do not go to Wendys in the first place. That is an eatery for the little serfs, not the limo liberals.


21 posted on 01/09/2013 4:03:53 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Wolfie
It’s almost as if fictional characters aren’t real.

If it weren't a cliche I'd type "LOL" or "ROTFL" or "LMAO" for that line.

22 posted on 01/09/2013 4:12:37 PM PST by x
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To: Marcus
Mal Reynolds? Never heard of him.

Mel Reynolds would be disappointed that Nathan Filion (whoever he is) isn't a 16 year old girl in a Catholic school skirt.

23 posted on 01/09/2013 4:14:51 PM PST by x
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