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Cracker Barrel reportedly pulls Phil Robertson merchandise from stores
Twitchy.com ^ | December 20, 2013 | Twitchy Staff

Posted on 12/21/2013 4:43:37 AM PST by Timber Rattler

Cracker Barrel statement:

Cracker Barrel’s mission is Pleasing People. We operate within the ideals of fairness, mutual respect and equal treatment of all people. These ideals are the core of our corporate culture.

We continue to offer Duck Commander products in our stores.

We removed selected products which we were concerned might offend some of our guests while we evaluate the situation.

We continually evaluate the products we offer and will continue to do so.


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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: crackerbarrel; duckdynasty; gaystapo; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; lgbt; philrobertson; sellout
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Word has it that Cracker Barrel is pulling anything with Phil Robertson's photo off the shelves. Being what they are, they really should know better.

News Story: Cracker Barrel pulls some "Duck Dynasty" products

Cracker Barrel's Facebook Page with the original statement.

1 posted on 12/21/2013 4:43:37 AM PST by Timber Rattler
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To: Timber Rattler

Dumb move for Cracker Barrel.


2 posted on 12/21/2013 4:46:04 AM PST by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: Timber Rattler

Imbeciles. I’m glad I don’t own any stock in that company.


3 posted on 12/21/2013 4:46:35 AM PST by Junk Silver
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To: Timber Rattler

Looks like they learned nothing from Chick-Fil-A.


4 posted on 12/21/2013 4:46:57 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Timber Rattler

That is going to hurt....them! Cracker Barrels are a big deal here in the south. DD is a big deal here...even bigger! For a family-oriented business, they either have NOT really read the real interview, or some gay activist threatened them. I don’t understand why CB would pull DD stuff, but maybe even they have a gay CEO now. Who knows?


5 posted on 12/21/2013 4:48:24 AM PST by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: Timber Rattler

With all the conservatives types I see at the Cracker Barrels I’ve been to it’s hard to believe they sided with the homos. Well it’s going to cost’em. Not eating there again until they change their tune. I think, for them, that was a BAD business decision.


6 posted on 12/21/2013 4:48:30 AM PST by jsanders2001
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Still doesn’t change the function of the anus. Your food proves it.


7 posted on 12/21/2013 4:48:37 AM PST by CommieCutter ("For an idea to be too simplistic, it must first be proven wrong" --Thomas Sowell)
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To: Timber Rattler

My family and I were all set to go there today after watching the Nutcracker! Guess that’s out.

Here’s the link to the “Contact Us” page on their web-site:

http://www.crackerbarrel.com/contact-us/


8 posted on 12/21/2013 4:49:17 AM PST by MarDav
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To: Timber Rattler
ADIOS, Cracker Barrel…
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9 posted on 12/21/2013 4:52:44 AM PST by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Timber Rattler

It was good knowin’ ya Cracker Barrel. Adios!


10 posted on 12/21/2013 4:53:19 AM PST by mazda77
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To: Timber Rattler

> Cracker Barrel’s Facebook Page with the original statement

Wow. Read the comments. They just screwed themselves BIG time by alienating their primary customer base. Hope they can survive on that 2 % of the population they are trying to appease.


11 posted on 12/21/2013 4:53:57 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Timber Rattler

wait wait wait.....equal respect and treatment of all peoples? So gay’s trashing religion , changing the passages that condemn homosexuality in the Bible, being vile and hateful towards anyone that doesn’t toe the line. They honestly think that these people treat Christians, or even atheists that believe homosexuality is wrong with respect?
That’s why this whole thing got started, because of intolerance....OF GAYS.


12 posted on 12/21/2013 4:54:01 AM PST by FreedomStar3028 (Evil must be punished.)
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To: Timber Rattler

Cracker Barrel - Cheeseballs!

Put the PC BS where the sun doesn’t shine.


13 posted on 12/21/2013 4:54:35 AM PST by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: Timber Rattler

Check... forever off my list of businesses that I will commerce with. I refuse to willingly do business with satanic people... no respect and mutual understanding for CHRISTIANS OR FOR THE WORD OF GOD. I will never again go through their gate.


14 posted on 12/21/2013 4:54:39 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Timber Rattler

That’s a shame. I always liked their Mac’n’cheese and some of their other dishes. No more for me. And probably no more for a lot of other folks. Hope the geezer market is enough to carry them, because they’re not gonna get a whole lot of business from anyone else in The South.


15 posted on 12/21/2013 4:57:11 AM PST by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: sauropod

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16 posted on 12/21/2013 4:58:16 AM PST by hellinahandcart
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To: Junk Silver

Wait, it says that they continue to offer Duck Commander merchandise(which is Phil’s company). Perhaps this is just a badly written statement and they pulled the A&E merchandise?


17 posted on 12/21/2013 4:59:32 AM PST by FreedomStar3028 (Evil must be punished.)
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To: Timber Rattler
We operate within the ideals of fairness, mutual respect and equal treatment of all people.

Pretty ironic.

Sounds exactly like what Phil Robertson says and does, And sounds exactly the opposite of what the the Gay mafia says and does.

18 posted on 12/21/2013 4:59:36 AM PST by Fzob (Jesus + anything = nothing, Jesus + nothing = everything)
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To: Timber Rattler

My wife and I ate there last night at a Georgia Cracker Barrel restaurant, we usually do on weekends. But now we are going to “evaluate” our situation and stay away, after all, a restaurant chain supposedly anchored by family values should stick to those values if they want to keep the same customers that brought them to this point.


19 posted on 12/21/2013 5:01:45 AM PST by armydawg505
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To: Timber Rattler

20 posted on 12/21/2013 5:02:25 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Timber Rattler

That’s hardly “People Pleasing”. It’s more like hogwash.


21 posted on 12/21/2013 5:03:05 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: jsanders2001

“With all the conservatives types I see at the Cracker Barrels I’ve been to it’s hard to believe they sided with the homos. Well it’s going to cost’em. Not eating there again until they change their tune...”

Only if people know they pulled the items which a lot of people might not ever know.....Hope you are correct...time will tell


22 posted on 12/21/2013 5:03:33 AM PST by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: Timber Rattler

I’ve already removed A&E from my Uverse channel selections, so now I can remove Cracker Barrel from my list of restaurants to visit. Total jackasses.


23 posted on 12/21/2013 5:04:07 AM PST by laweeks
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To: Timber Rattler

Duck Commander = business owned by the Robertson family.

Duck Dynasty = merchandising goldmine owned by A&E.

Cracker Barrel is doing the right thing here.


24 posted on 12/21/2013 5:05:08 AM PST by EricT. (ARBEIT MACHT FREI- now get back to work you taxpaying peasant!)
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To: Timber Rattler
From the facebook link (comment)

CONFIRMATION -- CRACKER BARREL NUKES PHIL!! I work at Cracker Barrel, and I was the one in charge of removing the stuff last night.... It's just the stuff with Phil on it -- all other Duck Commander items are still there... Just his book, a key chain, a magnet, and the shirts, hats, and cups with his face, or "happy happy happy" on it were removed."

25 posted on 12/21/2013 5:05:15 AM PST by libertarian27 (FreeRepublic Cookbooks 2011 & 2012 - Click Profile)
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To: Timber Rattler

OK, nice to know.

Buh bye to CB then.


26 posted on 12/21/2013 5:05:16 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Timber Rattler
What's so hard to understand about stores like this siding with militant gays is they are shunning their target market for a paltry 3% of the population.

What happens is the left MASTERFULLY changes the language. Until conservatives understand how to fight this correctly it will continue to get worse, where others opinions are looked upon as something other than an opinion.

Liberals are such immature selfish prix.

27 posted on 12/21/2013 5:05:42 AM PST by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free.)
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To: Timber Rattler
If that's the case, the next time I get the urge to eat at the local "Cracker Barrel", I'll just drive another two hours to Monroe for lunch at The Duck Diner instead.

"Willie's duck diner is open for business in West Monroe, and it was standing room only for the grand opening"

Duck Diner opens

28 posted on 12/21/2013 5:06:55 AM PST by Errant
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To: jsanders2001
Hope they can survive on that 2 % of the population they are trying to appease.

It's more like 1.5%.

I've removed A&E from my Uverse channel selections, and am now going to stay away from Cracker Barrel.

Will this ever end?

29 posted on 12/21/2013 5:07:16 AM PST by laweeks
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To: Little Pig

I have not been in a Cracker Barrel in years.
When my two kids were young we went one time. The staf was horribly slow. They would not wait on people.
So there we sat, the manager and a waitress were across the room chit chatting with each other. After 15 minutes I had had it. So I raised my arms above my head, waving them and yelling, “HEY, WE’RE OVER HERE!!”
My kids have never forgot that episode. (I just wanted my coffee)
Nothing like embarrassing your young ones to make an impression...
Ha haa ha


30 posted on 12/21/2013 5:08:16 AM PST by 9422WMR (: " Tolerance is the virtue of a man who has no convictions".)
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To: blueyon

Well there sources online saying that Cracker Barrel pulled anything “Christian” offtheir shelves bot just DD merchandise. Personally I don’t know yet.


31 posted on 12/21/2013 5:08:47 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: caver

I myself am glad they don’t sell anything from Communist China. </s>


32 posted on 12/21/2013 5:10:15 AM PST by BushCountry (Obama: The dentist told me I need a crown. I was like I KNOW, RIGHT?)
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To: MarDav

Thanks for the link. Sent them an email.


33 posted on 12/21/2013 5:10:45 AM PST by FES0844
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To: Timber Rattler

Contact Cracker Barrel and tell them what you think.

I just did. This is basically the opportunity Conservatives have been waiting for — we have a cultural issue to push back on that is getting MSM reporting.

Don’t waste the opportunity! Push back!!!!


34 posted on 12/21/2013 5:10:53 AM PST by FerociousRabbit
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To: FreedomStar3028

My understanding is they’re pulling the Duck Dynasty merchandise that has either Phil’s likeness, or the “Happy happy happy”. You can still get items with Uncle Si, for example.


35 posted on 12/21/2013 5:11:25 AM PST by Spirit of Liberty (Time to go Galt!)
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To: EricT.

> Duck Commander = business owned by the Robertson family.

Duck Dynasty = merchandising goldmine owned by A&E.

Cracker Barrel is doing the right thing here.

Well they need to clarify it and fast before they have some HUGE losses on every level.


36 posted on 12/21/2013 5:11:40 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Timber Rattler

I haven’t been to a Cracker Barrel since the first time I went to one years ago. I can’t boycott them since I don’t go there anyway.


37 posted on 12/21/2013 5:12:16 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: Timber Rattler
Well, I was going to bring a pretty large party to Cracker Barrel for Christmas Sunday breakfast.

Looks like we're going to Bob Evans' instead.

38 posted on 12/21/2013 5:12:23 AM PST by ExGeeEye (The enemy's gate is down...and to the left.)
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To: Timber Rattler
What we have here is PERSECUTION of Christians for their beliefs. Selective persecution at that, as the Left says nothing about muslim persecution of gays.
39 posted on 12/21/2013 5:12:24 AM PST by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Olog-hai
Looks like they learned nothing from Chick-Fil-A.

Talk about not knowing your clientel - the CB I have, up until now, patronized is decidedly normal American, not a fag or metro in sight. Good bye Cracker Barrel.

40 posted on 12/21/2013 5:12:35 AM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Timber Rattler
Well......Bye.....Cracker Barrel.

I'll find me a nice mom and pop establishment.

41 posted on 12/21/2013 5:13:28 AM PST by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: Timber Rattler
Well, I cannot boycott Cracker Barrel since I haven't ate there in years. “Southern” style restaurant that doesn't have a clue as to how to cook grits just don't cut it.
42 posted on 12/21/2013 5:13:35 AM PST by Tupelo (I am feeling more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: Timber Rattler

It says they removed selected suck products that might offend some people, but they continue to carry Duck Commando merchandise.

What offensive stuff were they selling?


43 posted on 12/21/2013 5:14:38 AM PST by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is it?)
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To: Errant

WOO-HOO! I’m only 4 hours away. Food’s gotta’ be better than Cracker Barrel. What’s fer’ dinner?


44 posted on 12/21/2013 5:14:46 AM PST by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Timber Rattler

And don’t forget...years ago there was that lawsuit saying they don’t hire gays. I suspect that’s part of the reason why they’re bending over backwards now.


45 posted on 12/21/2013 5:15:17 AM PST by Spirit of Liberty (Time to go Galt!)
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To: gitmo

I meant DUCK not suck. That was not intentional.


46 posted on 12/21/2013 5:15:21 AM PST by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is it?)
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To: MarDav

I have done so in great detail. Thank you!


47 posted on 12/21/2013 5:16:21 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: sirchtruth

> What happens is the left MASTERFULLY changes the language. Until conservatives understand how to fight this correctly it will continue to get worse, where others opinions are looked upon as something other than an opinion.

I have noticed the most potent kriptonite when dealing with liberals - the TRUTH. When you dissect many of these types of situations and stories of how they cameabout and start putting names to them with their backgrounds and past history, their true agendas are revealed. And they don’t like it and quickly scamper back out of the light.


48 posted on 12/21/2013 5:17:24 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: libertarian27

Sounds like a perfectly fine little brown-shirt to me (”Oh, it was only the stuff with Phil’s picture on it...we kept all the rest of the Duck Dynasty stuff on display...”)

Son, at the moment your boss told you to remove the items, it was time to grow up/wake up, look your boss directly in the eye and tell them that you are not going to go along with those who violate the constitutional rights of others. I’m afraid you just sold a little piece of your soul.

That’s not over-reacting, that’s what this is all about!


49 posted on 12/21/2013 5:17:54 AM PST by MarDav
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To: Travis McGee

I’ll side with the man on the right that always humbles himself before GOD... the one on the left wears a one piece footie with a quick access flap in the REAR... just for his boyfriend.


50 posted on 12/21/2013 5:19:10 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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