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Catholic League Calls For Boycott of Guinness, Sam Adams
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Posted on 03/21/2014 9:50:54 PM PDT by chessplayer

(CNSNews.com) -The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights is calling for a boycott of Guinness and Sam Adams beer to protest their brewers’ decision to pull their sponsorships of Monday's St. Patrick’s Day parades in New York and Boston respectively, League president Bill Donohue told CNSNews.com.

Earlier this week, the beer companies announced that they were not sponsoring the parades, which draw up to a million spectators, because organizers would not allow participants with signs identifying them as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) to march.

But Donohue says he is already seeing a backlash.

“I’ve never seen such a quick, visceral reaction,” he told CNSNews.com. “I think it’s due to a couple of reasons. Number one, it’s an easy issue to understand. Anybody can march in the parade. What you can’t do is march under your own banner; in other words, if you have a political cause.

“Pro-life Catholics, as I emphasize, are not allowed to march in the parade under their own banner. If you happen to be pro-life, you can march. You can be pro-choice and you can march. You can be gay or straight and you can march. What you can’t do is have your own banner.


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1 posted on 03/21/2014 9:50:54 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

No more Sam Adams, Guinness or Heineken in this house. Screw ‘em.


2 posted on 03/21/2014 10:00:07 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: chessplayer
Catholic League Calls For Boycott of Guinness, Sam Adams

How about a big time Catholic Church public and loud condemnation (and excommunication, if they have the nuts to do it) of Peolosi's acceptance of a bloody award from the Planned Predators' abortuary industry.

3 posted on 03/21/2014 10:01:10 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: chessplayer

The real Sam Adams was a vicious anti-Catholic bigot and a failed brewer. He made his living as a corrupt tax collector. The modern beer company has the same sentiments as its namesake.


4 posted on 03/21/2014 10:02:42 PM PDT by allendale
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To: chessplayer

Gee, about time.

Guinness especially. It’s, um, Irish, right?

Not exactly friendly to Irish people.


5 posted on 03/21/2014 10:04:38 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: chessplayer

Beamish ain't bad...

6 posted on 03/21/2014 10:17:44 PM PDT by Heart-Rest ("Our hearts are restless, Lord, until they rest in Thee." - St. Augustine)
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To: chessplayer

Done. There’s plenty of good beer in the world to waste one’s time with that nonsense.


7 posted on 03/21/2014 10:31:55 PM PDT by CaspersGh0sts
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To: chessplayer

The wife and I like the Guinness Black Lager. What is a good substitute?


8 posted on 03/21/2014 10:38:58 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: chessplayer
The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights is calling for a boycott of Guinness and Sam Adams

Count me in.

9 posted on 03/21/2014 10:45:12 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: chessplayer

I can give up Sam Adams easily enough - too hoppy, never liked the taste.


10 posted on 03/21/2014 11:00:15 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: allendale

What other Founding Fathers do you despise?


11 posted on 03/21/2014 11:28:47 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Heart-Rest

It’s owned by Heineken. I’m going to have to brew my own if this keeps up.


12 posted on 03/21/2014 11:29:25 PM PDT by RPTMS (I know you're a nincompoop, and I strongly suspect you of being a scalawag!)
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To: chessplayer

I can’t keep track of all the products and businesses I’m supposed to boycott. Can someone maintain a list here on FR for easy reference?


13 posted on 03/21/2014 11:38:31 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: allendale

“When he was employed as a tax collector in Boston, he tended to mismanage the funds. Between 1753 and 1765, a shortage of £8,000 in Adams’ accounting was discovered. No charges were filed against Adams because an investigation later showed him to be grossly negligent, not corrupt. Being a truly honest man, Adams reimbursed the entire amount which had been lost due to his mismanagement.”

http://www.examiner.com/article/samuel-adams-was-both-a-founding-father-and-a-liberating-son


14 posted on 03/21/2014 11:38:37 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: allendale

“Thomas Jefferson called Samuel Adams “truly the man of the Revolution.”

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/samuel-adams-ira-stoll/1101370804?ean=9780743299121#

You despise Jefferson? How about George Washington?


15 posted on 03/21/2014 11:44:59 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Leaning Right

The Catholic League has a petition on their website.

I signed it and I am neither Catholic or Irish.

I like Bill, he is a righteous man of principle, my type of person. Bill is 100% right. No person is asked their preference in order to march and in over 100 years no person who is Gay was ever denied marching in the ST. Patrick parade.

It is sick that such an inclusive record is not highlighted by the media. Its clear Irish want a pure parade not a referendum on side issues. Keep it up Bill, I will be drinking Harp from now on.


16 posted on 03/21/2014 11:50:26 PM PDT by Zenjitsuman (New Boss Nancy Pelosi)
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To: chessplayer

I’m in on this boycott.
I need to come up with a dark beer to make corned beef with though


17 posted on 03/22/2014 12:19:22 AM PDT by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: chessplayer

It will be easy to drop Sam Adams beer; it is no better than Iron City anyway. But it will hurt to stop drinking Guinness. Never cared for Heineken, too similar to Rolling Rock. We will boycott Guinness; it can be replaced by microbrews, if not by home brewing our own beer.

We cannot boycott what we do not drink anyway, but will avoid even sales for Sam Adams, Guinness, and Heineken.


18 posted on 03/22/2014 2:38:49 AM PDT by olezip (Time obliterates the fictions of opinion and confirms the decisions of nature. ~ Cicero)
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To: Mount Athos

I can do without all those beers easily. for a good dark beer, try negra modelo a Mexican beer!


19 posted on 03/22/2014 4:24:56 AM PDT by cb
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To: chessplayer
Parade organizers say, "No Queers"

(flyover America applauds parade organizers)

Catholic Church says "No queers is God's Will

(flyover America agrees)

Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights say, "No queers, no beer"

(flyover America scratches their heads)

20 posted on 03/22/2014 4:46:22 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: chessplayer

I already have started my boycott of both.


21 posted on 03/22/2014 4:53:59 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: laweeks

That too. Pelosi should’ve been excommunicated


22 posted on 03/22/2014 4:56:02 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: chessplayer
Done...and done!
23 posted on 03/22/2014 5:42:42 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: Enterprise
No more Sam Adams, Guinness or Heineken in this house. Screw ‘em.

bump

24 posted on 03/22/2014 6:03:28 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator ( 2+2 = V)
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To: chessplayer

Simply do not idolize anyone. The decline in American culture is paralleled by the propensity of a vapid population to worship celebrities whether they be actors, politicians or historical figures. Sam Adams was a lifelong anti British political activist. He hated royalty , Parliament and his fellow native born Americans who didn’t. Most of all he hated Catholics. He was bigoted and had no tolerance or kindness for anyone he passed his ugly Puritan judgement.His malfeasance was whitewashed for political reasons much the way its done today. Try studying and thinking clearly. May do you some good.


25 posted on 03/22/2014 6:25:39 AM PDT by allendale
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To: b4its2late
Pelosi should’ve been excommunicated

Although the Catholic Church is very Pro-Life, they don't have the nerve to publicly and swiftly and thoroughly excommunicate this witch and any other politician that believes in this horrendous holocaust of our unborn and newly born children.

55,000,000 slaughtered since 1973 and at least 3,300 each and every DAY, and we worry about baby seals and beached whales.

26 posted on 03/22/2014 6:33:04 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: chessplayer
Guinness and Sam Adams beer

Now becoming known as queer beer.

27 posted on 03/22/2014 6:40:00 AM PDT by BluH2o
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To: laweeks
Although the Catholic Church is very Pro-Life, they don't have the nerve to publicly and swiftly and thoroughly excommunicate this witch and any other politician that believes in this horrendous holocaust of our unborn and newly born children.

And there are thousands of fake "catholic" baby-killer politicians out there, nationwide, stealing the Catholic vote.

If The Church doesn't have the nads to do it, it sounds like a great mission for the hundreds of thousands of Catholics who want to resurrect the credibility of their faith:

Out these murdering perverts, and get some moral people in there to properly represent the conservative values of the Catholic Church.

28 posted on 03/22/2014 6:43:42 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: b4its2late
Pelosi should’ve been excommunicated

As someone who is interested in converting to Catholicism, I would not set foot in a church that is celebrating Mass with her in attendance. If she and others like her can receive the Eucharist, there should be no restrictions on those who might otherwise be denied.

29 posted on 03/22/2014 6:56:03 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: olezip
"We cannot boycott what we do not drink anyway"

Correct. Its a demographic issue. Young people buy beer and support gay rights, so the beer companies will support gay rights.

And the irony of the Catholics(organized religion) opposing gay rights is that young people are boycotting organized religion.

Around the world, falling birth/fertility rates are accompanied by rising educational rates and rising incomes. But those parts of the world projecting high birth/fertility rates will remain with lower educational rates and poverty. Organized religion thrives on ignorance and poverty.

30 posted on 03/22/2014 7:10:17 AM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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To: windsorknot
If she and others like her can receive the Eucharist, there should be no restrictions on those who might otherwise be denied.

You are onto something. Her continued reception of communion (from the hands of bishops,no less) is part of a coordinated effort to remake the church.

As someone else posted the other day, it is a hallmark of the left to have wacky, fringe, front groups working to distract the public from what is really going on behind the scenes at the highest levels. That post in particular was about loony "nuns" but it could've been about Nancy Pelosi who referred to abortion as "sacred ground." What on earth did she mean?

Have you sought out a traditional Latin mass in your area? Priests who offer mass in the extraordinary form are almost universally orthodox and their preaching is typically scholarly and edifying. I encourage you to look into it. God bless.

31 posted on 03/22/2014 8:10:00 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: olezip

Guinness is its own worst enemy; you can’t drink more than a couple without serious digestional issues the next day. Easy to jump on this boycott; none of them are particularly appealing to me, and were only used as last resorts (when a place didn’t have real beer).


32 posted on 03/22/2014 10:14:15 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: olezip

“We cannot boycott what we do not drink anyway, but will avoid even sales for Sam Adams, Guinness, and Heineken.”

Heineken in my area has become a ghetto beer; for them it is a fine “import” and shows status...


33 posted on 03/22/2014 10:15:44 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: allendale

Try studying and thinking clearly. May do you some good.


My, my. Aren’t you an arrogant bitch.


34 posted on 03/22/2014 12:01:23 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: RPTMS
"It’s owned by Heineken. I’m going to have to brew my own if this keeps up."

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I didn't know that.

I was thinking next of "Murphy's Irish Stout", but a quick search on that showed it as being distributed by Heineken too.

How about "Dad's Root Beer"? (They aren't connected to Heinekens, are they?)


35 posted on 03/22/2014 6:17:16 PM PDT by Heart-Rest ("Our hearts are restless, Lord, until they rest in Thee." - St. Augustine)
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