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  • Long Odds

    07/24/2014 2:00:34 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 2 replies
    Inlander ^ | Deanna Pan
    It's pronounced Pa-koh-tas, like "Dakotas." The "o" sound is long, like the "o" sound in "Joe." The moderator from the League of Women Voters of Pullman asks about half a dozen questions at the League's primary forum on Monday night before she finally gets it right. (SNIP) (McMorris Rodgers, who was campaigning in Spokane on Monday, never responded to the League's invitation. Horne missed the forum in order to crash a Republican shindig and confront McMorris Rodgers in person.) (SNIP) Tom Horne (R): The Obama administration should shut the hell up. This is an Israeli problem. Wars brought to a...
  • League of Women Voters/Spokane Area candidate forum

    06/22/2014 6:25:57 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 4 replies
    LWVSA Candidate Forum for Legislative Races appearing on the Primary Ballot Wednesday, June 18, 2014, Moderator: Martha Lou Wheatly-Billeter, LWVSA 5:00 PM US Congressional Representative, 5th District (Tom Horne, Republican; Joseph (Joe) Pakootas, Democrat; Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Republican; Dave Wilson, Independent) 5:30 PM Legislative District 3, State Representative, Position 1 (Tim Benn, Independent R; Randy McGlenn, Libertarian; Marcus Riccelli, Democrat) Legislative District 3, State Representative, Position 2 (Timm Ormsby, Democrat; Candidate Paul Delaney, Libertarian, will not be attending as he is out of town.)
  • Nethercutt: Cantor loss is warning to GOP leaders

    Former Rep. George Nethercutt, who pulled off his own dramatic unlikely Congressional victory 20 years ago unseating Speaker of the House Tom Foley, of Spokane, said Tuesday he could see parallels between his experience and that of David Brat. “It’s a message, as I look at it, to all members of the House: You’ve got to pay attention to what people at home are saying,” Nethercutt said. (SNIP) McMorris Rodgers has three opponents in the August primary: Republican Tom Horne, Democrat Joe Pakootas and Independent Dave Wilson. The two candidates with the most votes will face-off in November.
  • Why? : Tom Horne for Congress

    05/24/2014 2:42:18 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 6 replies
    Why not just keep Cathy McMorris Rogers? Term Limits Very few members of the House, or Senate, turn out to be leaders on issues vital to our nation. Cathy McMorris Rodgers has been in the House now for 10 years and she has worked her way up the Republican leadership chain, but there is no indication that she is an important voice or a leader on any vital issue or that she is likely to become one. She has done a workmanlike job which is just fine, but no reason to keep her in the House forever. By the time...
  • 5th District hopeful Tom Horne challenges Cathy McMorris-Rodgers

    05/23/2014 4:49:14 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 6 replies
    A retired engineer and volunteer firefighter who joined the race against Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Friday said he’s unimpressed with the five-term incumbent and others in House Republican leadership on issues ranging from immigration to health care. Tom Horne, 65, of Nine Mile Falls, said he wants to replace the Affordable Care Act with a better system but questions House Republicans’ multiple votes to repeal it, only to have the bills die in the Senate.
  • A response to (Dan) Cathy and Huckabee

    09/25/2012 12:02:14 PM PDT · by Thebaddog · 80 replies
    Chicago First Ward Report ^ | 9.25.12 | Alderman Moreno
    Dan Cathy decided to make a PUBLIC statement to Mike Huckabee that, at the least, muddied the progress we had made with Chick-fil-A and, at the worst, contradicted the documents and promises Chick-fil-A made to me and the community earlier this month. Since Mr.Cathy made a PUBLIC statement, I am PUBLICLY asking him to confirm and support what I was told and shown by his company representatives. 1. For the FIRST TIME in the company’s history the company wrote and distributed a document to all of its employees titled, “Chick-fil-A: Who We Are” that guarantees that the company and its...
  • Chick-fil-A's Dan Cathy: We have made no concessions

    09/22/2012 2:22:14 PM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 21 replies
    Baptist Press News ^ | Sep 21, 2012 | Michael Foust
    ATLANTA (BP) -- Following reports that Chick-fil-A had agreed to stop funding certain traditional family groups in order to get approval for a new Chicago restaurant, company President Dan Cathy said Friday the restaurant made no concessions and "we remain true to who we are." Cathy's statement, posted on Mike Huckabee's website, came one day after the company released its own statement saying that its corporate giving has "been mischaracterized" for many months and that it will continue to fund programs that "strengthen and enrich marriages." Said Cathy, "There continues to be erroneous implications in the media that Chick-fil-A changed...
  • Dan Cathy And The Silence Of Many Churches

    08/15/2012 5:06:00 AM PDT · by rhema · 32 replies ^ | 8/5/12 | Bob Russell
    Chick-fil-A reported record sales last Wednesday as thousands showed support for owner Dan Cathy and his stance on Biblical marriage. However, while individual believers stood in long lines to publicly endorse God’s plan for the family and vent their frustration at the media’s criticism of Dan Cathy’s Biblical stance, a number of churches seemed to opt out of the conflict. While the mayors of three large cities and a few University administrators were publicly threatening to ban Chick-fil-A, and while the discussion was the hot news topic of the week, there were many ministers who said little or nothing at...
  • GOP Should Invite Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy to Address Convention

    08/03/2012 12:34:51 PM PDT · by xzins · 38 replies
    Conservative HQ | 8/1/12 | Richard A. Viguerie
    Today is Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, and who better to make the case for traditional values at the Republican National Convention than Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy, a man who lives them in his business and personal life and who has paid a heavy price for publicly saying so? Mr. Cathy learned the hard way what President Obama meant when he said that this election is a choice between two different visions for the country -- and by saying publicly he supports the biblical definition of the family, Cathy put himself at odds with President Obama and his Democratic Party allies on...
  • Warning: Contains Chick-fil-A facts toxic to your rage

    08/01/2012 7:41:27 AM PDT · by bigtoona · 49 replies
    Charlotte Observer ^ | 8/1/12 | Mark Washburn
    <p>You know that during a visit to North Carolina last month, Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy gave an interview to the Cary-based Biblical Recorder, which has been writing about Baptists hereabouts since 1833. Cathy was asked about his company’s family-oriented values, which include closing restaurants on Sundays.</p>
  • Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, Chicago style: by "George," I think Rahm's wrong!

    08/02/2012 5:26:11 PM PDT · by mlizzy · 3 replies
    Fighting Irish Thomas ^ | 8-2-12 | Tom O'Toole
    Chick-fil-A's values are not Chicago values. They disrespect our fellow neighbors and residents. This would be a bad investment. --Chicago mayor, Rahm Emanuel, speaking on why he is in favor of blocking Chick-fil-A from opening in Chicago Recent comments from those who administer our city seem to assume that city government can decide for everyone what "values" must be held by the citizens of Chicago..being a Chicagoan never [before] included submitting my value system to the government for approval...must those who do not conform [now] move? Is the City Council going to set up a "Council Committee on Un-Chicagoan Activities"...
  • CFA Appreciation Day – The Triumph of the Ordinary

    The Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day yesterday was historic. It was historic because it marks a new method of mass protest. I even hesitate to use the word ‘protest’ because it wasn’t a protest. There wasn’t any anger. There wasn’t any hate. There wasn’t any bullying. There were no unwashed crowds of unhappy people holding a sit in and causing other people stress, inconvenience and expense. There were no protest signs, no marches, no noise makers and attention grabbers. There were no revolutionary slogans, no clenched fists, no class warfare, no sullen adolescents in a stroppy mood. The classic signs of a...
  • Rick Warren: Chick-fil-A’s owner told me they set a new world record in sales today

    08/01/2012 8:45:54 PM PDT · by rhema · 114 replies
    HotAir ^ | August 1, 2012
    And the day’s not over yet. Somewhere, a Burger King ad man’s toying with the idea of having “The King” declare himself “100% pro-life.” @dancathy just called me. #ChickFilA has already set a world record today, with 7 more hrs to go in the West. #OutOfChicken— Rick Warren (@RickWarren) August 2, 2012 Not a word about today’s activities has been whispered on Chick-fil-A’s feed even though CFA has been trending on Twitter off and on all day. As noted in the earlier post, the suspicion is that the company’s lying low about what’s happening in order to extricate itself from...
  • What's your favorite Chick Fil A menu item?

    07/29/2012 10:35:29 AM PDT · by Mamzelle · 51 replies | 7 29 12 | Mamzelle
    I regularly eat at chick fil a. I've always found it cleaner and friendlier than other fast food. This August first is support your local ChicknFilA day and I've decided to buy friends and family some of their gift cards. It'd be great to show the reprobates and terrible disgusting Democrat haters how little we give a flip when they try to intimidate us.
  • We’re Inclusive. Except for You. And You. Oh, and You, Too.

    07/28/2012 5:33:27 AM PDT · by rhema · 7 replies
    Citizen Link ^ | 7/25/12 | Jeff Johnston
    I have to laugh when I read that a group excludes others because it is inclusive. And then I think, are you even listening to yourself? As Inigo Montoya says, “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” Such illogic, “I’m tolerant and inclusive, so I’m excluding you” is on display again. This time it’s from The Jim Henson Company, which describes itself as “an established leader in family entertainment for over 50 years.” This announcement is on its Facebook page: The Jim Henson Company has celebrated and embraced diversity and inclusiveness...
  • Report: Chick-fil-A's public relations director dead of heart attack

    07/27/2012 12:02:56 PM PDT · by Ranald S. MacKenzie · 100 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | July 27, 2012 | Alex Pappas
    The head of public relations at Chick-fil-A died Friday morning of an apparent heart attack, according to a local news report. WBRL News 3 in Georgia identified the employee as Donald A. Perry, the company’s vice president of Corporate Public Relations. His death comes as Chick-fil-A finds itself embroiled in a public relations fiasco with the gay community and supporters of same-sex marriage protesting the company because of statements made by company president Dan Cathy. Perry joined Chic-fil-A in 1983, according to information posted on the website of Hillcrest Church of Christ. He became an elder of the church in...
  • Now Rev. Billy Graham Has Released A Statement In Support Of Chick-A-Fil

    07/26/2012 2:13:18 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/26/2012 | Kim Bhasin
    The Chick-fil-A saga continues. It all started when president and COO Dan Cathy made statements against gay marriage. and now, things have ramped up into a national debate. Rev. Billy Graham, the legendary evangelical minister, has now entered the fray, coming to the aid of Chick-fil-A. The polarizing 93-year-old is against gay marriage, and earlier this year, he publicly endorsed a constitutional amendment to ban it in North Carolina. Graham has traditionally stayed away from "thorny social issues" for years, according to CNN, so this should raise some eyebrows. Here's the statement from Graham: “I want to express my support...
  • Let’s Celebrate Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day!

    07/26/2012 3:11:13 AM PDT · by scottfactor · 29 replies ^ | 07/26/2012 | Gina Miller
    At what point did being right and normal become “controversial”? Oh, we know the cultural tectonic shift from traditional moral values to chaotic debauchery began in earnest in the 1960s, and we have seen our society gradually and steadily slide into moral decay since then. Those of us who stand for biblical values and principles have allowed the public conversation about truth to be hijacked by the radical Left, although that hijacking has been subtle and creeping. Therefore we now have a media storm of “controversy” when a prominent businessman makes a commonplace statement about his belief in traditional family...
  • Meet S. Truett Cathy, The 91-Year-Old Billionaire Behind Chick-Fil-A

    07/24/2012 5:05:46 PM PDT · by Salvation · 68 replies ^ | Jul. 23, 2012 | Kim Bhasin
  • Get Ready: Big Gay is coming after Chick-fil-a

    “I think we are inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at Him and say ‘we know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage and I pray God’s mercy on our generation that has such a prideful, arrogant attitude to think that we have the audacity to define what marriage is about.” ~ Dan Cathy, President, Chick-fil-A Chick-fil-A is a family-owned, family-run business which is guided by explicitly biblical business principles and even closes on Sunday in honor of what the Scriptures call “the Lord’s day.” Chick-fil-A started in 1967 and has recorded 44...
  • Chik-fil-a Wednesday...order something online!

    07/24/2012 10:05:51 AM PDT · by republicanbred · 62 replies
    Like many others, I will not be able to go to a Chik-Fil-A tomorrow to show support for them choosing to stand up for traditional marriage. Actually, that really bothers me. When a business owner is willing to stand up to the radical left, I feel it is critical to support them! So, I went to their website to see if I could order a gift card online tomorrow, I want to see tomorrow be their biggest day of sales ever! So, while I couldn't find a gift card, I found their store that has lots of various items for...
  • Chick-fil-A Does Damage Control [??]

    07/19/2012 2:13:29 PM PDT · by scottjewell · 46 replies
    Towleroad ^ | July 19 2012 | A. Towleroad
    Trying to do some damage control after President Dan Cathy said marriage equality activists are "inviting God's judgment on our nation," Chick-fil-A today posted the above Facebook message saying the "independent" franchises treat all customers with "honor, dignity and respect — regardless of their belief, race, creed, sexual orientation or gender."
  • Chick-fil-A president: Gay marriage is ‘inviting God’s judgment on our nation’

    07/18/2012 12:42:50 PM PDT · by Former Fetus · 85 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/18/2012
    Dan Cathy, the president and chief operating officer of popular fast food chain Chick-fil-A, said in a radio interview this week that legalizing same-sex marriage is “inviting God’s judgment on our nation.” Appearing on “The Ken Coleman Show,” Cathy spoke of his company’s pride in its socially conservative character, but then offered an assessment of same-sex marriage that might lose the chain a few customers. “I think we are inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at Him and say, ‘We know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage,’” said Cathy.
  • Chick-fil-A president: Gay marriage is ‘inviting God’s judgment on our nation’ [AUDIO]

    07/18/2012 4:46:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | July 18, 2012 | Steven Nelson
    Dan Cathy, the president and chief operating officer of Chick-fil-A, said in a radio interview this week that same-sex marriage is “inviting God’s judgment on our nation.” Appearing on “The Ken Coleman Show,” Cathy spoke of his company’s pride in its socially conservative character, but then offered an assessment of same-sex marriage that might lose the popular fast food chain a few customers. “I think we are inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at him and say, ‘We know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage,’” said Cathy. “I pray God’s mercy on...
  • Chick-fil-A President Says Company Opposes Gay Marriage

    07/18/2012 5:43:31 PM PDT · by onlylewis · 50 replies ^ | 7/18/12 | Todd Starnes
    The president of Chick-fil-A said his company is “guilty as charged” when it comes to supporting traditional marriage and warned that gay marriage is “inviting God’s judgment on our nation.” Dan Cathy, the president and chief operating officer, told Baptist Press that the company founded by his father was unapologetically in favor of traditional marriage.
  • "Guilty as charged,' Cathy says of Chick-fil-A's stand for biblical & family values

    07/18/2012 4:40:36 PM PDT · by RitaOK · 31 replies
    Baptist Press ^ | 16 July, 2012 | K. Allan Blume
    Some have opposed the company's support of the traditional family. "Well, guilty as charged," said Cathy when asked about the company's position. "We are very much supportive of the family -- the biblical definition of the family unit. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives. We give God thanks for that. "We operate as a family business ... our restaurants are typically led by families; some are single. We want to do anything we possibly can to strengthen families. We are very much committed to that," Cathy emphasized. "We intend to...
  • Chick-Fil-A cops to being anti-gay: ‘guilty as charged’ says company president

    07/18/2012 12:39:30 PM PDT · by kevcol · 45 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | July 18, 2012 | Anthony Bartkewicz
    Fast food chain Chick-Fil-A has been accused of being anti-gay for supporting organizations such as Focus on the Family, which oppose gay marriage. Company president Dan Cathy said this week that his company is “guilty as charged.” In an interview with the Baptist Press, Cathy said Chick-Fil-A is “very much supportive of the family - the biblical definition of the family unit. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives. We give God thanks for that.”
  • A Christian Business in the Left's Crosshairs

    02/02/2011 4:57:38 AM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies ^ | February 2, 2011 | Michelle Malkin
    Here's a modest proposal for liberals who say they support job creation: Stop smearing successful, law-abiding private companies whose values don't comport with yours. I'm looking at you, New York Times. Chick-fil-A is an American success story. Founded by Georgian entrepreneur Truett Cathy in 1946, the family-owned chicken-sandwich chain is one of the country's largest fast-food businesses. It employs some 50,000 workers across the country at 1,500 outlets in nearly 40 states and the District of Columbia. The company generates more than $2 billion in revenue and serves millions of happy customers with trademark Southern hospitality. So, what's the problem?...
  • `Cathy' comic strip ending after 34 years

    08/12/2010 12:02:48 PM PDT · by Justaham · 96 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 8-11-10 | MARIA SUDEKUM FISHER
    The comic strip "Cathy," which has chronicled the life, frustrations and swimsuit season meltdowns of its namesake for more than 30 years, is coming to an end. Cathy Guisewite, the strip's creator, said Wednesday that deciding to end the comic strip was "excruciating." The comic has won several awards, including a 1992 National Cartoonists Society's Reuben Award and an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program in 1987, and at its height appeared in 1,400 papers. "It's just been really unbelievably agonizing to make the decision," Guisewite said in a telephone interview from her home in the Los Angeles area. "The...
  • Dept. of Energy’s Cathy Zoi: Still Flouting the Law, Still Stonewalling the Investigation

    06/17/2010 7:49:19 AM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies · 219+ views
    pajamas media ^ | 6/17/10 | Christopher Horner
    From Tuesday’s Energy & Environment Daily story, “Lawmaker ownership in BP, Transocean, Halliburton stirs controversy” (subscription required): At least two dozen lawmakers own investments in the three companies tied to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill as Congress investigates the disaster and considers reforms. “This is a serious conflict of interest,” said Craig Holman, government affairs lobbyist for Public Citizen, a watchdog group. “Only Congress exempts [itself] from this type of conflict of interest. “They should not be making decisions that affect their own personal well-being,” Holman added.
  • Zimbabwe -- Cathy Buckle -- Still they stay quiet

    01/14/2006 6:59:24 AM PST · by Clive · 8 replies · 524+ views
    Letters written by Cathy Buckle ^ | 2006-01-14 | Cathy Buckle
    Dear Family and Friends, Zimbabwe has begun harvesting the results of six years of mismanagement. We are continuing to have a bountiful rainy season and every day the heavens open and wash our troubled land. Streams and rivers are flowing, dams are filling, the vegetation is flourishing but all this water is causing crumbling, decrepit and un-maintained systems to come dangerously close to falling apart. This week the reports of diarrhoea and cholera have continued and we have seen the most appalling television coverage of foul and filthy piles of sodden and decaying garbage in and around the capital city....
  • Fraud, What Fraud? Voter Oddities in Georgia

    09/17/2005 11:08:11 AM PDT · by louissafir · 1 replies · 287+ views
    William John Hagan (Columnist) ^ | 09/17/2005 | William John Hagan
    Fraud, What Fraud? Voter Oddities in Georgia By William John Hagan Houston Home Journal Warner Robins, GA Personally, I was relieved when Georgia Secretary of State Cathy Cox stated that, “I cannot recall one documented case of voter fraud during my tenure as Secretary of State.” Never again would I have to have my vote canceled out by a constituent who, long ago, had gone to his grave or, better yet, had never existed. Cathy Cox’s representations were not only assuring, they offered hope that the long anticipated demise of our democratic system has been “greatly exaggerated.” My relief was...
  • Clemency for CWO Darrell Birt, Maj. Cathy Kaus, and Soldiers of the 656th Transportation Company

    12/19/2004 8:54:35 AM PST · by Sunshine55 · 16 replies · 1,742+ views
    Petition Online ^ | 12/19/2004 | me
    To: U.S. Congress Six Ohio-based reservists were court-martialed for taking Army vehicles abandoned in Kuwait by other units so they could carry out their own unit's mission to Iraq. Members of the 656th Transportation Company said they needed the equipment to deliver fuel that was needed by U.S. forces in Iraq for everything from helicopters to tanks. The reservists took two tractor-trailers and stripped parts from a five-ton truck that had been abandoned in Kuwait by other units that had already moved into Iraq, one of the reservists, Darrell Birt of Columbus, told the Associated Press on Sunday. Birt, a...