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Mayor Menino on Chick-fil-A: Stuff it
Boston Herald ^ | 7/20/12 | Greg Turner

Posted on 07/20/2012 7:04:34 AM PDT by GQuagmire

Vows to block eatery over anti-gay attitude... Mayor Thomas M. Menino is vowing to block Chick-fil-A from bringing its Southern-fried fast-food empire to Boston — possibly to a popular tourist spot just steps from the Freedom Trail — after the family-owned firm’s president suggested gay marriage is “inviting God’s judgment on our nation.”

“Chick-fil-A doesn’t belong in Boston. You can’t have a business in the city of Boston that discriminates against a population. We’re an open city, we’re a city that’s at the forefront of inclusion,” Menino told the Herald yesterday.

“That’s the Freedom Trail. That’s where it all started right here. And we’re not going to have a company, Chick-fil-A or whatever the hell the name is, on our Freedom Trail.”

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


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: bannedinboston; bluezones; boston; capitalism; chickfila; homosexualagenda; mayor; menino; mumblesmenino; socialism
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Mumbles at it again....

Is Chick Fil A any good?

1 posted on 07/20/2012 7:04:42 AM PDT by GQuagmire
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Is Chick Fil A any good?

Just about the best of fast-food franchises. Chick-Fil-A can live without Boston - they have done so for over thirty years.

2 posted on 07/20/2012 7:09:44 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: GQuagmire

It’s great! The french fries are the BEST I’ve ever had!

The mayor is a little loopy. But that’s part of his charm. Hah!


3 posted on 07/20/2012 7:10:29 AM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama Can't Count.)
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To: GQuagmire

Are you SERIOUS??? It’s GREAT!!! And they don’t belong in that GODLESS town.


4 posted on 07/20/2012 7:10:45 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: GQuagmire

Chick Filet offers pretty good food. I am glad somebody somewhere with at least a touch of clout is speaking for Biblical values. Look, Christians reject the sin, not the sinner.


5 posted on 07/20/2012 7:11:12 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: GQuagmire

It’s very good. Some of the best fast food you can get, if you like chicken sandwiches or chicken nuggets. Far better than anybody else’s chicken sandwiches. Their restaurants—every single one that I’ve ever been in—are far cleaner than the average fast-food place, with staff that are motivated and eager to please instead of the average Mickey D’s illegal alien, gang-banger, or urban slacker. And they are still closed on Sunday, every single restaurant. You run a CFA, you’re closed on Sunday, period.

It’s Boston’s loss. That just means more down here in the South for us.

}:-)4


6 posted on 07/20/2012 7:11:42 AM PDT by Moose4 (...and walk away.)
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To: GQuagmire
Chick Fil A should shake the dust off their feet and walk out of that liberal cesspool.
7 posted on 07/20/2012 7:12:20 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: RexBeach

Are there ANY Democrats who aren’t sodomy lovers???...ANY??


8 posted on 07/20/2012 7:12:20 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: GQuagmire

The irony of a present day lib talking about freedom and Massachusetts in the same sentance....


9 posted on 07/20/2012 7:13:30 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Ann Archy

I would really LOVE to take this mayor’s idea to the logical conclusion.

A “grand divorce” of the socialists from the Americans.
If we can’t kick them out of the union, then we’ll “kindly request” to be “allowed” to pursue our own destiny in a certain number of like minded states in the midwest & southeast.


10 posted on 07/20/2012 7:14:25 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: GQuagmire
We’re an open city"

Poor choice of words that. It means a city that has abandoned all defenses, and is open for the taking.
11 posted on 07/20/2012 7:14:43 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Ann Archy

Mayor Menino they are not open on Sunday you think he worships money over a fool like you.


12 posted on 07/20/2012 7:14:47 AM PDT by scooby321 (h tones)
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To: Ann Archy

When Barney Frank was a state rep in MA, he used to introduce a bill every year to repeal the sodomy laws.

What a guy!


13 posted on 07/20/2012 7:15:19 AM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama Can't Count.)
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To: Ann Archy

It’s not that they love sodomy or homos in general.

They hate Christians, and homos are a convenient club with which to beat them.

The goal is to criminalize Christianity. Homos are just a means to that end.


14 posted on 07/20/2012 7:16:44 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: GQuagmire

Always good food and good service with people that can speak English.


15 posted on 07/20/2012 7:17:12 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: GQuagmire
For all you folks unfamiliar with our esteemed (by a few) Mayor,here's just one small example of the intellectual giant you're dealing with:

The Honorable Thomas "Mumbles" Menino

16 posted on 07/20/2012 7:17:40 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Poor Barak.If He's Reelected,Think Of The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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To: GQuagmire

Vows to block eatery over anti-gay attitude... Mayor Thomas M. Menino is vowing to block Chick-fil-A from bringing its Southern-fried fast-food empire to Boston — possibly to a popular tourist spot just steps from the Freedom Trail — after the family-owned firm’s president suggested gay marriage is “inviting God’s judgment on our nation.”

So Mayor Menino is Anti- Christian?
The Mayor has a problem with honest statements?
The Mayor is a pervert?
All of the above?


17 posted on 07/20/2012 7:18:00 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: GQuagmire
Is Chick Fil A any good?

Very good and I normally don't like fried chicken sandwiches....Much better than McDonalds chicken

18 posted on 07/20/2012 7:18:22 AM PDT by dennisw
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To: GQuagmire
You can’t have a business in the city of Boston that discriminates against a population.

Yet, the mayor doesn't have a problem about discriminating against the majority of the population which isn't gay, and which would likely, welcome and patronize Chick Fil A.
19 posted on 07/20/2012 7:18:25 AM PDT by adorno
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To: GQuagmire

“You can’t have a business in the city of Boston that discriminates against a population.”

Um, does anyone see the hypocricy there? He himself is discriminating against a population that affirms traditional marriage.


20 posted on 07/20/2012 7:19:04 AM PDT by Theo (May Christ be exalted above all.)
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To: GQuagmire

So this mayor thinks being a pervert is a freedom thing?
Does he agree then that the homos should be able to have sex with kids? Isn’t that freedom? Mayor sounds like he is an IDIOT!


21 posted on 07/20/2012 7:20:08 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: GQuagmire
You can’t have a business in the city of Boston that discriminates against a population.

Don't you just love unintentional irony? Menino is descriminating against Chick Fil A for their beliefs. I'm sure the fawning liberal Boston media won't point this out.

And yes I think they're good but kind of pricy $2.95 for the bottom of the line sandwich

22 posted on 07/20/2012 7:20:27 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: GQuagmire
Damn...won't link.Try www dot mumblesmenino dot us

Lots of good sound clips there.

23 posted on 07/20/2012 7:20:38 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Poor Barak.If He's Reelected,Think Of The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

One thing that the CFA president got wrong - homosexuality isn’t “inviting” God’s judgement, it IS God’s judgement.

Read Romans 1:18-32
“God’s wrath is revealed as”
“God gave them over to”


24 posted on 07/20/2012 7:21:09 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: GQuagmire

Ah, the tolerant left.


25 posted on 07/20/2012 7:22:06 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: GQuagmire
Eight years ago, the Catholic Church had petitions at the back of the Church against gay marriage. The Church turned the signed petitions over to William Galvin, State Secretary. He turned them over to some whacked out gay guy with a website in Newburyport. All of the petitioners names and addresses were displayed on the Web.

Nice huh?

Regarding Chick fil A ... it's great and Boston's loss!

26 posted on 07/20/2012 7:23:28 AM PDT by xtinct (The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you..Be Strong Patriots!)
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To: All
No less a sophisticate than Esquire Mag named Chick-fil-a one of the nation's best sandwiches.

ESQUIRE REVIEW You can get a chicken sandwich anywhere, which may explain your low expectations. Boneless breast. Bun. Blah. But down south, there lives an eye-opener.

A come-to-Jesus sandwich.

The Chick-fil-A. Seasoned, breaded breast served on a toasted buttered bun with dill-pickle slices. No mayo. No sauce at all. Deceptively simple, yet transcendent. The hook is the breading: spicy, with an intoxicating crunch. The meat is always juicy, never chewy. The bun is like lingerie -- there, but not, providing delicious support without obscuring the main flavor. The first bite changes everything you think you know about chicken. And about the need for condiments. --Allison Glock

Read more: http://www.esquire.com/features/food-drink/sandwiches#ixzz211NacUiU

Just order a deluxe: comes w/ frilly lettuce leaf, lge tomato slices
and cheese with a side of waffle fries and large lemonade.
Couple containers of their "special sauce" and you got lunch.

27 posted on 07/20/2012 7:24:19 AM PDT by Liz
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To: GQuagmire

If the Mayor thinks Boston is at the forefront of inclusion, then he needs to include Chick-Fil-A. After all, he can’t exclude someone with a difference of opinion now, can he? That would be discrimination.


28 posted on 07/20/2012 7:25:03 AM PDT by 41Thunder (The SUPPLY of Government is GREATER than the DEMAND of the people)
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To: GQuagmire

If the Mayor thinks Boston is at the forefront of inclusion, then he needs to include Chick-Fil-A. After all, he can’t exclude someone with a difference of opinion now, can he? That would be discrimination.


29 posted on 07/20/2012 7:25:17 AM PDT by 41Thunder (The SUPPLY of Government is GREATER than the DEMAND of the people)
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To: GQuagmire
Is Chick Fil A any good?

I like it a lot. I got the chicken club with waffle fries last night at the mall....Finally went to the mall that was not a Sunday....lol. Anyway, I went to Chick Fil A because I like their food not because of any of this political stuff. I just don't think businesses should be involved. I feel the same way about JC Penny....just sell your crap and make your food. I don't want to get my political views from a fast food restaurant for sure nor a store outlet.

30 posted on 07/20/2012 7:27:08 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: GQuagmire
You can’t have a business in the city of Boston that discriminates against a population.

Libs are like Islamists. You are tolerated only if you submit to their values. If you do not submit, you lose your head. Or your business.

31 posted on 07/20/2012 7:27:10 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: GQuagmire

You can’t have a business in the city of Boston that discriminates against a population.

Being an IDIOT is never a good choice.
Mr Dumbass Mayor.
Chick fil A does not discriminate against perverts. They do not ask each customer are you a pervert? Sorry we donlt serve you. The Compnay founders are decent moral Christians who chose not to agree with or promote perversion.
Oh and that population. Homos make up between 1-2 percent of the adult population in America.


32 posted on 07/20/2012 7:27:10 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: GQuagmire
"That’s the Freedom Trail."

How ironic (but par for liberals) that the mayor said this in defense of BANNING a private business from his city.

Liberals are constitutionally incapable of being intellectually consistent.
33 posted on 07/20/2012 7:27:15 AM PDT by Sudetenland (Member of the BBB Club - Bye-Bye-Barry!!! President Barack "Down Low" Obama)
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To: GQuagmire

MAY GOD’S RETRITUBTION RAIN DOWN ON BOSTON.


34 posted on 07/20/2012 7:28:38 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will j rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: GQuagmire

No problem. Chick-Fil-A is welcome in many American cities. The liberal bastions can shove it up their collective asses.


35 posted on 07/20/2012 7:28:58 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: GQuagmire

Some people are anti-gay. Get over it.


36 posted on 07/20/2012 7:29:04 AM PDT by Méabh
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To: Gay State Conservative

ChickFilA owes Menino a note of thanks for keeping them OUT of Boston and possibly OUT of Massachusetts.
THey’ve been done a huge favor.


37 posted on 07/20/2012 7:30:57 AM PDT by CaptainAmiigaf ( NY Times: We print the news as it fits our views.)
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To: Ann Archy

The guy who served me and my family Chick Fil A last night was pretty obviously gay. I don’t understand what the problem is with the gay mafia....it’s not like they are not hiring them. Many places don’t support gay marriage...I will support those places but I still would rather live in a society where you go to places to eat, buy things or do things without any politics at all and go because you enjoy whatever they are offering. It is silly and just to confusing to know which ones believe what. What do you do with a place that is anti-gay marriage and pro-abortion....I would not go obviously but I just wish they all would shut up and cook or sell. We tell actors and actresses all the time, shut up and sing or act!!! lol.


38 posted on 07/20/2012 7:31:34 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: GQuagmire
Is Chick Fil A any good?

Only the best chicken sandwich ever! But even if it was processed chicken shit I'd prefer it over Menino and the other liberal slaves to the gay agenda.

39 posted on 07/20/2012 7:32:17 AM PDT by pgkdan (ANYBODY BUT OBAMA!)
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To: GQuagmire

They also have a great grilled chicken sandwich, and a salad way above the usual fare. Well worth a trip. Too bad for you, Boston!


40 posted on 07/20/2012 7:36:18 AM PDT by Pat4ever
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To: Méabh

I’m anti-SIN. Get over it!


41 posted on 07/20/2012 7:36:18 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will j rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: pgkdan

I went to Chick FilA for dinner last night. While I was there, I looked at the doors, looked above the counter, looked at various tables and even asked one of the counter help where it specifically said, “We do not serve gays.”

Poor kid looked at me like I was nuts. My wife dragged me out of there before I made a scene. Did manage to get some waffle fries in me...

Yummmmmm


42 posted on 07/20/2012 7:36:56 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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To: GQuagmire

We need to publicly start boycotting businesses that vocally support deviant behavior.


43 posted on 07/20/2012 7:37:49 AM PDT by maineman (BC EAGLES FAN)
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To: MrB

Interesting that Menino wants to ban Chick-fil-A while allowing a Holocaust Memorial there right on the Freedom Trail. Doesn’t that hurt the feelings of the Muslims? What is he thinking?


44 posted on 07/20/2012 7:39:09 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: Ann Archy

The only fast food we eat is an occassional dinner salad from Wendy’s or Subway sandwiches which have every veggie possible on them. Chick-fil-A is opening in our town in a couple of weeks, we will definitely give them a try.


45 posted on 07/20/2012 7:40:22 AM PDT by LSAggie
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To: GQuagmire
Is Chick Fil A any good?

The two times I've eaten there I wasn't impressed. Esp the waffle fries, they suk IMO.

OTOH I may just start frequenting them because of the controversy over their moral stance.

46 posted on 07/20/2012 7:42:57 AM PDT by Vinnie (A)
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To: napscoordinator
I feel the same way about JC Penny....just sell your crap and make your food. I don't want to get my political views from a fast food restaurant for sure nor a store outlet.

The Cathy family own Chick Fil A and they are devout Christians and live their faith. Their restaurants are closed on Sundays, they believe in the Gospel and aren't ashamed of it. They don't club anyone over the head or advocate killing non believers but if asked they will always defend Christ and his church. When your faith is that solid you can't, and shouldn't, seperate it from the rest of your life. It's not a one day a week thing.

I remember during the Clinton impeachment that Mr. Cathy said that he wouldn't hire a man who'd cheated on his wife to run one of his restaurants because how could he ever trust a guy who can't be trusted by his own wife. I admire that.

47 posted on 07/20/2012 7:43:08 AM PDT by pgkdan (ANYBODY BUT OBAMA!)
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To: GQuagmire
......And we’re not going to have a company, Chick-fil-A or whatever the hell the name is, on our Freedom Trail.”

The Freedom this slug is talking about is freedom to oppress those who have their own beliefs, values and morality different from the rabid liberal dogma of 'diversity'.

Diversity has crippled this country and allowed a despot to take control. A despot hell-bent on spreading Islam and propagating revenge on white people.

48 posted on 07/20/2012 7:43:43 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: GQuagmire

Had one yesterday. They are delicious.


49 posted on 07/20/2012 7:44:09 AM PDT by sport
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To: GQuagmire

Traditional morality is Banned in Boston.


50 posted on 07/20/2012 7:44:09 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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