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Chick-Fil-A protest could boomerang
Miami Herald ^ | July 30 2012 | Glenn Garvin

Posted on 07/30/2012 4:40:04 PM PDT by scottjewell

...Progressive politicians from coast to coast were lining up last week to keep Chick-Fil-A’s...restaurants out of their towns after the company’s president... made statements that [he supports traditional marriage]. . .

Chicago alderman Joe Moreno, called Cathy “bigoted” and “homophobic” and added: “Because of this man’s ignorance, I will now be denying Chick-Fil-A’s permit to open a restaurant in the 1st Ward.” Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that goes for the entire city: “Chick-Fil-A values are not Chicago values.”.........

You know who the big loser will be in that scenario?

Progressives and their companies. Because, like it or not, they’re the ones who don’t share majority values.

Across America, the right to gay marriage has appeared on the ballot 32 times over the past few years, and it has lost every single time. Only six states and the District of Columbia issue licenses for same-sex marriages...

If pandering progressive politicians are allowed to put Chick-Fil-A out of business, you can bet that the folks on the other side will be doing the same to Amazon.com, whose founders just donated $2.5 million to support a gay-marriage initiative in Washington State.

Say so long to Oreos (Nabisco, earlier this summer, put them in a bag featuring a cookie with a multicolored gay-pride stuffing) as well as Cheerios, Pillsbury pastries and Green Giant vegetables (owner General Mills is opposing a Minnesota constituional amendment that would outlaw gay marriage). JC Penney, which has put pictures of gay dads in its catalogs and uses Ellen Degeneres as its spokeswoman, will be history. And we’ll all be living in Murfreesboro.

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


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KEYWORDS: backfire; chickfila; gaymarriage; homosexualagenda; kenyanbornmuzzie; swrdswllwngsdshw
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To: chiller

There is a strong undercurrent going on amongst the patriots right now. I’m beginning to catch the code words in conversations between strangers. Example was this morning. I was tour guide for one of the buses taking tourists from a river cruise around town. One of the questions that I was asked, “Is there a Chick-fil-A around here?” I said, “No, but if there was one, I would be there for lunch today.” We both got the message.


51 posted on 07/30/2012 5:38:25 PM PDT by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: scottjewell

They were lined up even more this morning at the mall.
I’m going there for lunch after walking tomorrow.


52 posted on 07/30/2012 5:40:58 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's Welfare, Food Stamps, Division and Disability 'Legacy')
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To: GrinFranklin

Thanks. I’ll try Buy.com on my next order.


53 posted on 07/30/2012 5:42:29 PM PDT by FLAMING DEATH (Are you better off than you were $4 trillion ago?)
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To: TwelveOfTwenty

Ho ho! Hey hey!
I bought food there twice today!


54 posted on 07/30/2012 5:44:00 PM PDT by Tucker39 ( Psa 68:19Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits; even the God of our salvation.KJV)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

I’m treating several friends to lunch!!!!!


55 posted on 07/30/2012 5:44:48 PM PDT by mreerm
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To: scottjewell

General Mills is dead to me. I’ve stopped buying their products. Let the homos keep them in business.

I’m looking forward to being near a Chick -fil-a on August 1st.


56 posted on 07/30/2012 5:46:38 PM PDT by A message
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

>>>But the kitty will be fine.>>>

GOOD FOR YOU!!


57 posted on 07/30/2012 5:48:45 PM PDT by kitkat
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To: scottjewell; peteyd

Thanks. And yes to the antibiotics. My pinkie finger was bigger than my middle finger and I thought it was going to burst. Now it is only twice as big as the other little piggie that went ‘Wee wee wee, all the way home’.

The dogs are usually sweet. But they ‘packed’- one of the worst things I have seen. Each dog had a limb in its mouth. I don’t think it is in the neighbor’s budget to spay and neuter all nine dogs. I am going to approach hubby and see if he can find some way to offer to pay for it in a way that is not offensive. That is what I want for my Christmas present this year.


58 posted on 07/30/2012 5:50:38 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

Wow, that’s awfully kind of you - and quite necessary with all those dogs. Take good care. SJ


59 posted on 07/30/2012 5:54:32 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: jacquej

The founder didn’t make the comment. His son did.


60 posted on 07/30/2012 5:55:07 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: scottjewell
I was saddened to find that Serious Eats has jumped on the bandwagon and posted an article on how to make Chick-Fil-A at home so you don't have to go there. I made sure I told them how I felt and that I won't be going back. I would encourage anyone here on FR to do the same if you frequent that site.
61 posted on 07/30/2012 5:57:38 PM PDT by paul544
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To: LearsFool

Yup. “Values” has always been a weasel-word. It seems to have first been used as a replacement for “virtues” by Nietzsche, who in taking issue with the Christian understanding of virtue wanted a word that could be applied to both what he supported and what he opposed in his “transvaluation of values”. It spread through the influence of sociologists and anthropologists who wanted a neutral word so they could talk about other cultures’ notions of virtue without asserting or denying that what the other culture held to be virtuous was or was not virtuous.

The phrase “family values” which flows so easily from the lips of social conservatives has always driven me mad: they have ceded half the field to the other side by refusing to talk about “virtue” and adopting the weasel-word, even with the adjective “family”.

Of course, in this context, not having “Chicago values” should probably be a point of honor.


62 posted on 07/30/2012 6:04:55 PM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: scottjewell

Mmm. I see another spicy chicken sandwich in my future...


63 posted on 07/30/2012 6:04:59 PM PDT by andyk (Go Juan Pablo!)
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To: GrinFranklin

Thanks for the information about Tax.com. I’ll use it instead of Amazon.


64 posted on 07/30/2012 6:05:07 PM PDT by kitkat
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To: scottjewell

Jews don’t recognize Jesus as the Messiah.

Protestants don’t recognize the Pope as the Vicar of Christ.

Metropolitan Community Church members don’t recognize each other in the line at Chick-fil-A.


65 posted on 07/30/2012 6:07:53 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: scottjewell

Why isn’t anyone focusing on the real issue with all this: government reprisal for religious freedom and freedom of speech? These mayors are violating the 1st amendment in every way possible!


66 posted on 07/30/2012 6:09:43 PM PDT by rintense
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To: scottjewell

I’m hearing the local shops have had record business, and I’ve seen this myself with lines going out to the street and filling up the Wal Mart parking lot next door.

Similar stories around the country. August 1st will be interesting.


67 posted on 07/30/2012 6:10:17 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: scottjewell
Chick-Fil-A protest could boomerang

Umm... AIDS-infected perverts will avoid Chick-Fil-A and normal families will visit more often and feel safer about it. What's not to like from Chick-Fil-A's perspective? And where is that "Captain Obvious" picture?

68 posted on 07/30/2012 6:11:22 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: scottjewell

Hell,
I don’t like or eat chicken,
But I’m even thinking of going to a chick filet just to show support


69 posted on 07/30/2012 6:19:49 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: LearsFool

Amen, LF.

Besides, what are “Chicago values”? Six murders every night? Epicenter of black “liberation” (hate-whitey) “theology”? Jew-hating “Minister” Farrakhan and his “Nation of Islam”?

What a den of iniquity.


70 posted on 07/30/2012 6:30:56 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Joe Boucher

Atta boy, Joe. ;)


71 posted on 07/30/2012 6:35:38 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

Put these in republican districts and watch their economies grow.


72 posted on 07/30/2012 6:36:03 PM PDT by kempster
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To: chiller

No.

As Turkey’s prime minister said in the last year, when asked about “moderate Islam”:

There is only Islam.


73 posted on 07/30/2012 6:39:39 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: scottjewell

Great idea! From now on they are “regressives”. That should get them ruffled!


74 posted on 07/30/2012 6:43:46 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Joe Boucher

I like chicken a lot, but I was very disappointed about my visit to CFA tonight. The restaurant had run out of peach shakes!!!
The humanity/inhumanity!
So, I just got the original sandwich and the garden salad, which is in the fridge.
If I go August 1, it will be out of curiosity. The lines are already terrible here, even though they are dealt with efficiently.


75 posted on 07/30/2012 6:56:55 PM PDT by BIV (typical white person)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Hell, yeah, it will. ;)


76 posted on 07/30/2012 7:01:17 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
“Chick-Fil-A values are not Chicago values.”

If by that Emanuel means the restaurant frowns on gangbangers murdering people in cold blood as a matter of principle, then he might be right for the wrong reason.

77 posted on 07/30/2012 7:05:28 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

Keep an eye on that and get to a doctor asap if the wound looks the least bit alarming. A nurse friend was telling me about a man that had an arm amputated after getting bit by a cat.


78 posted on 07/30/2012 7:06:01 PM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

Ouch - cat bites really hurt. I tried to keep mine from going outside the other day. She was fine but I had several puncture wounds which bled a lot.


79 posted on 07/30/2012 7:11:01 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: scottjewell

I went to the one in my town today, got Spicy Deluxe Chicken Sandwich (really spicy hot and good), waffle fries and tea and brought it home to eat. Also got bunch of nugets with packages of Polynesian sauce, to heat up and eat on Wednesday when they will be more packed than they are now.

There was a line of cars so I went inside to order. It was fairly full inside yet my order came out quick.

A few days ago I called these homo perverts “homos” and got a poster dumping on me for the use of “homo”. Well, that’s what they are and they are disgusting and as a preacher in
Florida said some months ago, gather them up and put them on an island and eventually there won’t be any more of them ‘cause they can’t reproduce. The homos really dumped on that preacher.

Inside Chick-fil-A there is a sign that explains why they close on Sunday. I am so old I remember when nothing was open on Sunday.


80 posted on 07/30/2012 7:15:45 PM PDT by Marcella (The power to tax is the power to destroy.)
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To: ryan71

Maybe a few will learn from this.


81 posted on 07/30/2012 7:31:00 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: crz
The press makes it look like everyone in a large city believes 'if it feels good, do it'... that there aren't morals or decent people, but there are. Even in large cities.

The implication that only liberal elites live in large cities is a lie. Everyday families live in big cities... Most large city blacks and whites don't believe in gay marriage. Most Hispanics don't either.

Chick fil A can put a sign on their door saying 'We believe in traditional marriage' and they'll have plenty of business everywhere in the US expect San Francisco... Time to stop believing liberal lies...

82 posted on 07/30/2012 8:05:33 PM PDT by GOPJ (Political correctness is simply George Orwell's Newspeak by a non-threatening name. FR- Bernard Marx)
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To: RummyChick

Didn’t know that, Rummy. Thanks for letting me know that the apple didn’t fall far from the tree.

Might I assume this particular apple is old enough to have morals taught before the middle of the last century?

Maybe we should discuss the difference between Chicago values and “old-fashioned” morals, and then what happens to an “anything goes” Sodom and Gomorrah city - where murder is a constant, and virtue is absent?

Don’t mean to pick on you, because I know you were just informing me of my error, but my heart is breaking at the chaos and immorality taking over in our public square.

Nothing is sacred any more, and how do we now teach our children right from wrong, when to do so labels us as suspect by our own government?


83 posted on 07/30/2012 8:13:41 PM PDT by jacquej
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To: paul544

“———how to make Chick-Fil-A at home so you don’t have to go there. “

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Most of us go out to eat so we don’t HAVE to cook. Having the recipe won’t affect most folks.


84 posted on 07/30/2012 8:18:26 PM PDT by Mears
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To: jacquej
Nothing is sacred any more, and how do we now teach our children right from wrong, when to do so labels us as suspect by our own government?

By the word of God, by righteous example, by home-schooling, civil disobedience and any/every right means necessary.

Acts 4:18 And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus. 19 But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye. 20 For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard. 21 So when they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding nothing how they might punish them, because of the people: for all men glorified God for that which was done.

85 posted on 07/30/2012 8:37:03 PM PDT by mbj
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

If you can get those dogs neutered .....that would be a good thing.


86 posted on 07/30/2012 8:42:02 PM PDT by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: paul544

“Kenji” was quite disingenuous to include his politics in the article and then say that others shouldn’t comment on the politics of the situation. The comment after yours was good, too.


87 posted on 07/30/2012 9:27:49 PM PDT by ELS (Vivat Benedictus XVI!)
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To: FreedomPoster

So it’s a challenge for a nation to espouse religious freedom to boot the Islamists out. That’ll require some cajones on someone’s part.

Ours.


88 posted on 07/30/2012 9:29:56 PM PDT by chiller (More T-Partiers needed, especially in the Senate)
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To: G Larry
"We need to replace the term “progressive” with “regressive"

Fascinating, I was just telling someone the same thing a few hours ago!

89 posted on 07/30/2012 11:01:17 PM PDT by Left2Right (Starve the Beast!)
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To: tumblindice
I can attest to the truth of what you say. Before this nonsense began I had never heard of Chick Fil A. The nearest one to my home is 25 miles away but I am making a special trip there on August 1st and have managed to convince 5 of my neighbors to go with us and support the “Buycott”.

As the saying goes,”Say what you want about me but just spell my name correctly”

90 posted on 07/31/2012 2:16:32 AM PDT by beenaround
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To: tumblindice
I can attest to the truth of what you say. Before this nonsense began I had never heard of Chick Fil A. The nearest one to my home is 25 miles away but I am making a special trip there on August 1st and have managed to convince 5 of my neighbors to go with us and support the “Buycott”.

As the saying goes,”Say what you want about me but just spell my name correctly”

91 posted on 07/31/2012 2:17:57 AM PDT by beenaround
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To: G Larry

>> We need to replace the term progressive with regressive

“#ing scumbags” works for me.


92 posted on 07/31/2012 2:27:13 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Gene Eric

Chic-fil-A for lunch for me today!


93 posted on 07/31/2012 3:12:30 AM PDT by meyer (It's 1860 all over again - the taxpayer is the new "N" word)
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To: scottjewell

Chick-fil-A needs to implement an online gift card program. Sales would go through the roof.


94 posted on 07/31/2012 3:32:23 AM PDT by AdaGray
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To: scottjewell

Chick-fil-A needs to implement an online gift card program. Sales would go through the roof.


95 posted on 07/31/2012 3:32:43 AM PDT by AdaGray
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To: scottjewell

Chick-fil-A needs to implement an online gift card program. Sales would go through the roof.


96 posted on 07/31/2012 3:32:57 AM PDT by AdaGray
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To: scottjewell

I went to Chick Fil A last night....YUMMMMM!!!! I love it. I have gone twice with the whole family since this witch hunt. Six in my family so we have spent 100 bucks SO FAR. Before this, we went maybe once every six months (kinda inconvenience for us) but we will be going AT least once a week.


97 posted on 07/31/2012 4:01:30 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: napscoordinator

That’s the fighting spirit, just what is needed at this point! Nice work.


98 posted on 07/31/2012 4:23:03 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Gene Eric

It makes getting airtime on discussion panels difficult....


99 posted on 07/31/2012 5:47:41 AM PDT by G Larry (“progressives” are “regressive” because their objectives devolve to the lowest common denominato)
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To: Joe Boucher

They have some very good shakes (cookies and cream is the best) and they have some ice cream treats they have been advertising. ;-)


100 posted on 07/31/2012 12:09:47 PM PDT by aberaussie
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