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Chick-Fil-A Day and the Victory for Marriage, Life and Freedom on Election Day
Catholic Online ^ | 8/2/12 | Deacon Keith Fournier

Posted on 08/02/2012 6:07:07 AM PDT by tcg

...They were standing up for free speech and against political correctness. They were applauding with their purchase the courage shown by the owners of this restaurant. They did not back down in the face of forceful, even hateful, opposition from those who, while claiming to be tolerant have become so intolerant of those who do not agree with them.

...What occurred on August 1, 2012 ...holds great promise for the coming election. The real people of America, the salt of the earth, have had 'ENOUGH!" They came in in cars and on foot to Chick-Fil-A restaurants everywhere. The reports of the numbers across the Nation are astounding.

"Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day" was not started by the owners of the restaurant chain. Mike Huckabee first mentioned it and then it took on a life of its own. It was propelled by real people who still believe that the values which informed the American experiment in ordered liberty are still the path to a future of freedom.

As I received my chicken I said to the smiling assistant at the window "Who would have ever thought this would happen". She responded with a smile "it gives me hope for America". Me too! If people will go to Chick-Fil-A to make this kind of statement, they will go to the voting booth on November 8, 2012. There, they can do something far more important.

They can cast their vote to affirm Life, defend Marriage, protect Freedom and promote the values which alone will ensure that America's greatest days are still ahead of us. Chick-fil-A Day reveals the way to a victory for Marriage, Life and Freedom on November 8, 2012. Maybe we should call Election day Freedom Appreciation Day and mobilize these same "salt of the earth" people to change history....

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: chickfila; fournier; marriage; obama; romney
The massive crowd reflected a cross section of America.You sensed you were participating in something historic by simply purchasing a chicken sandwich. I do not doubt everyone wanted their chicken sandwich, especially after such a long wait. However, they were there, like me, for a reason much more important. They were making a collective statement of support for the Restaurants' willingness to stand up for marriage and family.They were standing up for free speech and against political correctness. They were applauding with their purchase the courage of the owners of this restaurant.
1 posted on 08/02/2012 6:07:18 AM PDT by tcg
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To: tcg

I expect the response from the Left to this will be more vile than usual.


2 posted on 08/02/2012 6:12:37 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Re-distribute my work ethic, not my wealth.)
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To: tcg

Only a few hate-filled leftists crawled out from under their rocks to spew. Here is video of one such, who went to a CFA drive through, asked for free water, then berated the girl working at the window.

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/08/awful-hateful-leftist-abuses-young-woman-working-the-chick-fil-a-window-video/


3 posted on 08/02/2012 6:14:02 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: tcg

We consumers can control this economy and thus, this election. Other than our pledge to patronize Chick-Fil-A once a week, this household will not buy anything but essential food and fuel until November 7. There are relatively peaceful ways to thwart this Marxist regime at this point, and we all should participate in bringing it down.


4 posted on 08/02/2012 6:14:36 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Arm_Bears
I expect the response from the Left to this will be more vile than usual.

Yep. I expect their stores on college campuses to come under a virtual state of siege. And that they will start getting regular weekly health inspections in Democrat controlled counties, which they will all fail. And you may as well wave good-bye to the Chick-Fil-A Bowl in Atlanta. Buckle up, Mr. Cathy, it's gonna be a bumpy ride. But we're with you.


5 posted on 08/02/2012 6:20:55 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: tcg

This was truly a grass roots demonstration.

Compare what we witness yesterday with the countless “occupy” demonstration. Which group represents America?

The left control most media outlets, they attempt to shape the arguments with a known bias supporting one view point.

The “silent” majority are seldom consulted and even when they attempt to push back the left’s agenda (like in California through the proposition route) the left courts overturn their votes.

What we are living through today is nothing new in history.

Tyrants only respect one view point and they use the full force of the government to enforce that viewpoint, silencing any who oppose it.

What history shows is that force can silence oppositions but it is not the same as convincing others your view is the correct one.

Nation’s living under tyrants are under great pressure, eventually they explode.

One of the great things about how our founding fathers set up our constitution was the provision for making changes via amendments.

Amendment process is slow and difficult, and for a good reason. It takes a consensus of public opinion to change the constitution. However the left over the past 100 year in seeking their Utopia has short circuited that process via the courts.

Many major changes in our society have been made by the courts not by the proper process.

Hasn’t anyone ever wonder why after the Civil War it took a constitutional amendment to free the slaves? The legislatures nor the courts had the power.

Yet the courts today change at will long established boundaries within our nation regardless of what the will of the people really is.

This will eventually cause a revolt. First in the ballot box, but if the elections are rigged and the people’s vote nullified, then elsewhere.

I believe we are coming to the end game in the march to utopia. Regardless who wins, our nation will change when it is all said and done.


6 posted on 08/02/2012 6:27:07 AM PDT by CIB-173RDABN (I served with the 1st/ 503rd way back in 1966)
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To: tcg
Those of us at FR will (mostly) vote, but I'm not as confident that this Chik-Fil-A flap is a net positive for America on Election Day. The far left fringe is not stupid (okay, they are both stupid and evil, but they're also better than decent Americans when it comes to the tactics for manipulating groups). They provoked this confrontation, intentionally and with careful planning.

Obama Affirms His Support for Same Sex Marriage Obama didn't claim to approve of gay "marriage" between 1996 (where a much younger socialist bigot made that claim) and May of this year when he again claimed to support gay "marriage". To digress for a moment to another recent battle, the Tea Party was proud and thrilled three years ago, when we killed ObamaCare, and then we went back to our real lives, satisfied with our victory and secure in the knowledge that we could forget Washington DC - and then the far left forced ObamaCare through while we were unprepared. I wonder if the big government liberals provoked this Chik fight in order to give us the satisfaction of another victory. Are they hoping we'll go home happily and focus on the real world, so they can steal the election and keep control of the mechanisms of government? We have to make sure we stay focused through the election and beyond.

7 posted on 08/02/2012 6:28:25 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: tcg

We went out about 8 p.m. to a CFA here in southern California (Walnut). The line reminded me of Disneyland - may have been 1.5 to 2 hours long. Plus there was a car line through the huge parking lot and out into the street. People were crossing the cross walks/ folks in cars were cheering. There were families, singles, old folks, young college students, and ALL races. It was definitely NOT just cranky white ‘clingers.’ There was a feeling of celebration, and it definitely made me think O could go down in November. This is California, after all. He might even lose California!!


8 posted on 08/02/2012 6:32:20 AM PDT by bboop (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? St. Augustine)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
He's an adjunct professor at university of Arizona, Tuscon named Adam Smith.

Here's a pic from his UofA page:

His email address, if anyone is interested, is:

adammba@email.arizona.edu

Hey, Adam, the interweb can really be a bitch if you're an a-hole.

9 posted on 08/02/2012 6:34:11 AM PDT by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: Pollster1

Let’s call it a fine victorious battle in a larger war, and celebrate the rout.


10 posted on 08/02/2012 6:34:16 AM PDT by bboop (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? St. Augustine)
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To: bboop
This is California, after all. He might even lose California!!

It's way too early in the morning to be drinking. I live in Illinois and am a realist. Zero will carry both our states.

11 posted on 08/02/2012 6:41:55 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (Free people, when presented only with evil choices, create other choices.(EternalVigilance))
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

This girl deserves a medal. I would have tossed that free water in that faggot turds face.

What kind of fool would video tape himself making a damned fool of himself.


12 posted on 08/02/2012 6:42:36 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Arm_Bears

Let the name calling begin....
We should all respond with “Sticks and Stones”
They can call us whatever they want but I’ll put up my shield with the blood of Christ and proudly smile back at them. Freedom of speech will win at the end of the day.


13 posted on 08/02/2012 6:45:51 AM PDT by Country Eagle
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To: Graybeard58
I live in Illinois and am a realist. Zero will carry both our states.

Both Illinois and California have gone to the craps tables and bet everything on a second-term bailout.


14 posted on 08/02/2012 6:50:29 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

“Yep. I expect their stores on college campuses to come under a virtual state of siege. And that they will start getting regular weekly health inspections in Democrat controlled counties, which they will all fail. And you may as well wave good-bye to the Chick-Fil-A Bowl in Atlanta. Buckle up, Mr. Cathy, it’s gonna be a bumpy ride. But we’re with you.”

POST OF THE DAY! Thanks Buckeye.


15 posted on 08/02/2012 6:50:49 AM PDT by Mountain Mary (Voting for the lesser of two evils is still voting for evil.)
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To: Venturer
What kind of fool would video tape himself making a damned fool of himself.

Have you ever been on YouTube? You could easily spend the next 72 hours there viewing such material.

16 posted on 08/02/2012 6:51:46 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: tcg


17 posted on 08/02/2012 6:57:54 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Should have dumped it in his lap.


18 posted on 08/02/2012 7:00:39 AM PDT by Jumpmaster (Defund the Left!)
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To: tcg

Every young idiot who supports homosexualism and opposes Chick-Fil-A should have to spend a long night with homosexuals and experience a “forced rear entry” so they can form their judgement based on experience.


19 posted on 08/02/2012 7:02:15 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: Venturer

If she had done that, he would have sold his video to the nearest TV news outlet as fast as he could run to it. That’s the game these types are playing.

Adam Smith!? I wonder if he even sees the irony in his name?

Probably not. He’s an Adjunct Professor in a not particularly outstanding university, so he is probably unaware. (Or maybe he is trying to do this to get get points in the administration to be moved over to a tenure-track position.)

Well, I shouldn’t complain. If he is an “Adjunct Professor”, that’s still a couple of rungs above a “Senior Lecturer”, which is what Obama is supposed to have been.


20 posted on 08/02/2012 7:02:51 AM PDT by Sigurdrifta
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To: bboop

This isn’t Palmito Ranch; Columbus, Georgia; Bentonville, North Carolina; or even Appomattox Court House. So long as we don’t do anything stupid and assume it’s over and we won, we’re fine. I’m just worried we’ll look at this as a “successful” Gettysburg, assume the war is over, and go home. If we do that, the Democrats will win, and this time we’ll all be their slaves.


21 posted on 08/02/2012 7:08:41 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: CIB-173RDABN

Very well put.


22 posted on 08/02/2012 7:14:05 AM PDT by Inwoodian
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To: Pollster1

I think the opposite is true -

people are so fed up with the left, and election day isn’t for a couple of months yet, they needed some way to express themselves.

This was a warmup for November.


23 posted on 08/02/2012 7:20:06 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: MrB

We have to make sure you’re right. We can’t afford to let up, nor can we afford to have any decent person stay home on election day. We need to work as poll watchers to keep fraud down. We need to get all of our patriotic friends and neighbors to the polls, regardless of their enthusiasm for Romney, so that we can take the Senate and expand our House majority. Most of all, we need to stay involved so that the far left can’t take advantage of a lapse in concentration. This could easily be the last American election that matters, and those who want government to control our lives know that even better than we do.


24 posted on 08/02/2012 7:25:44 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Thanks! The vid is disgusting to watch, but everyone here needs to see the face & hear the voice of the enemy.

The creep berating the Chick Fil-A girl has just stirred up a hornets’ nest. He took down his vid but it’s at gatewaypundit.com. So is his email address; tell him what he really is.

Anyway, this is just a foreshadow of tomorrow. The stormtroopers of the Gaystapo will be running rampant against Chick Fil-A in the larger cities and it will be SHTF.

PS Calling homofascists Nazis is based on historical fact. Look it up.


25 posted on 08/02/2012 7:26:55 AM PDT by elcid1970 (Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind. Deus vult!)
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To: Pollster1

All we need is for the homos to attack someone or something on or about 10/31...


26 posted on 08/02/2012 7:27:25 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: tcg

When I got my sandwiches at the drive up window, the young woman said “Thank you sir”, to which I responded “Have a Blessed Day”. She replied “God Bless You Sir”.


27 posted on 08/02/2012 7:32:04 AM PDT by anoldafvet
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To: bboop

I believe we have to celebrate each and every victory along the way. It would have been easy for George Washington to give up that winter in Valley Forge, or to say, “Well, Lexington/Concord was one small victory but we shouldn’t get our hopes up. Those guys are tough, they are well-trained, their uniforms are spiffy.”

Each small victory along the way tells us something about the larger battle - in this case, that our army is much larger and more energized than we have been led to believe. Each small victory serves to encourage the troops for the next battle.

A rout, by itself, is no guarantee of victory - who can know the future? But it is a rout, and it is right and proper to celebrate it.


28 posted on 08/02/2012 8:19:23 AM PDT by bboop (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? St. Augustine)
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To: bboop

I believe we have to celebrate each and every victory along the way. It would have been easy for George Washington to give up that winter in Valley Forge, or to say, “Well, Lexington/Concord was one small victory but we shouldn’t get our hopes up. Those guys are tough, they are well-trained, their uniforms are spiffy.”

Each small victory along the way tells us something about the larger battle - in this case, that our army is much larger and more energized than we have been led to believe. Each small victory serves to encourage the troops for the next battle.

A rout, by itself, is no guarantee of victory - who can know the future? But it is a rout, and it is right and proper to celebrate it.


29 posted on 08/02/2012 8:19:42 AM PDT by bboop (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? St. Augustine)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

What a jerk. Taped himself berating the girl, got a bunch of bad comments on you tube and took the video down. The comments on that site hosting the video are mostly against him. I bet he will be in hiding shortly.


30 posted on 08/02/2012 8:21:36 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (RINO season is open. No limit. Make them extinct.)
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To: CIB-173RDABN
Yet the courts today change at will long established boundaries within our nation regardless of what the will of the people really is.

Is it possible that the Court system could stand some serious disinfecting?

31 posted on 08/02/2012 8:29:38 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Nice. Just as one would expect.


32 posted on 08/02/2012 8:53:50 AM PDT by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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