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Where Chicken Little Is Served Up With a Side Order Of Hate

 

A restaurant serving up hate and marginalizing a whole group of people; Actually, encouraging their patrons to feel hatred and claiming that bigotry is GODLY. It's not only priceless, it’s mind boggling. thinkingblue

Chick-fil-A day: Don’t boycott. Infiltrate.  
EXCERPT: Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas governor and former Republican presidential candidate had declared Wednesday, Aug. 1, as “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day” in support of the company “whose executives are willing to take a stand for Godly values.” He wants people to celebrate those values “by simply showing up and eating” at the fast food restaurant.
(TAKE A STAND FOR GODLY VALUES!!! SAY WHAT? If there was a supernatural MAN IN THE SKY do you honestly believe he would approve of HATE and BIGOTRY towards HIS prized creation, MAN? I doubt it! thinkingblue)
Exactly what are those values, which have not only been espoused by Huckabee, but Sarah Palin, Rick Santorum and Tim Pawlenty (maybe not such a smart move as he’s being vetted for veep by Mitt Romney)?
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

EXCERPT: Bishop Gene Robinson, the first gay Bishop in the Episcopal Church, has a new book,”God Believes in Love: Straight Talk About Gay Marriage.”

“What would Jesus think about two men and two women getting married?” he asks in his book. “According to the accounts of the life of Jesus as recorded by the Gospels, Jesus never said anything about sexually intimate relationship between people of the same gender. Nor did he comment on sexual behavior between people of the same gender. Period.”

According to the president of the company, Dan Cathy, “We don’t claim to be a Christian business. But as an organization we can operate on biblical principles.

{{{{{ The question is, what are biblical principles? }}}}

Bishop Robinson points out that Jesus was “consistently on the side of those who were outcast by society and bore the unfair burden of disdain, discrimination, and prejudice.”

HIP HIP HURRAY FOR JESUS! thinkingblue

I can't believe it... lines and lines of people supporting bigotry and hate. They all ought to be ashamed. thinkingblue

Chick-Fil-A Has 'Record-Setting Day' While Embroiled In Anti-Gay Controversy

EXCERPT: Equality Matters published a report on Chick-fil-A's charitable work that found that the chain donated nearly $2 million to anti-gay groups in 2010. Among those to reportedly receive donations include the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian organization that has been labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...

Does America really stand for bigotry?

A Safe Haven For Intolerance from thinkingblue on Vimeo.

Voice of reason Rachael Maddow and Bob Herbert sit down and talk about the GOP fringe and Intolerance.

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  •  Tip Jar (6+ / 0-)

    A search for truth will find injustice!

    by thinkingblue on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 01:12:55 PM PDT

  •  next up... (1+ / 0-)
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    Shockwave

    the immigration battle is going to be fought between Chipolte and Taco Bell.

    As a nation, the U.S. consumes the most hot dogs per capita. So you'd be wise to never underestimate our powers of denial.

    by jbou on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 01:21:45 PM PDT

    •  Taco Bell and Chipotle are going at each other (2+ / 0-)
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      jbou, a2nite

      But it od over customers and not over anything related to immigration (yet);

      Taco Bell going after Chipotle crowd

      However, Taco Bell could make some hay given Chipotle's latest firings;

      Uproar Over ‘Mass Firings’ At Minn. Chipotle Restaurants

      RICHFIELD (WCCO) – A Minnesota immigration rights group is protesting what it calls “mass firings” of Chipotle workers. According to the group, around 50 of the restaurant’s Latino workers have been fired in the last week.

      The Minnesota Immigration Rights Action Committeee (MIRAC), a local group that fights for the legalization of undocumented workers, says employees at local Chipotle stores came forward, saying they were fired over questions about their immigration status.

      “We started to piece together there was something larger going on than a few people fired at one store,” said MIRAC member Brad Sigal. “It appears to be a statewide attack on immigrant workers who are longtime employees. Most of them been working there for years.”

      Daily Kos an oasis of truth. Truth that leads to action.

      by Shockwave on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 01:30:41 PM PDT

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    •  Considering that both companies, (0+ / 0-)

      along with every other chain restaurant, hires a plethora of illegal workers, I kinda doubt that.

      --Shannon

      "It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees." -- Emiliano Zapata Salazar
      "Dissent is patriotic. Blind obedience is treason." --me

      by Leftie Gunner on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 07:25:19 PM PDT

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  •  This is a loser in the long run. (6+ / 0-)

    Eventually bigots will stop eating there every damn day, but the rest of us won't go back at all.  I can't wait for the day when they have to start opening on Sunday in order to remain profitable.

    •  Agreed (2+ / 0-)
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      Cassandra Waites, stunzeed

      I give them 3 years max until they go out of business or change their name.

      Hard to believe anyone had hours and hours of free time on a Wednesday to stand in a food line. Apparently their most loyal customers are all unemployed.

      "I had seen the universe as it begins for all things. It was, in reality, a child's universe, a tiny and laughing universe." Loren Eiseley

      by cadejo4 on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 01:31:19 PM PDT

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  •  This chicken crossed the road a long time ago, (0+ / 0-)

    with loving support of all freedoms.  No turning back, even if a happy rooster.

    "Four more years!" (Obama Unencumbered - The Sequel)

    by jwinIL14 on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 01:32:42 PM PDT

  •  We can stand strong on this issue... (0+ / 0-)

    and I will continue to not visit Chick Fil A, but the New Hampshire Pride Festival has already sold us out.

    Chick Fil A will be one of their sponsors. What is this? Abused spouse syndrome?

    I'm so disgusted I could scream.

    Wonders are many, but none so wonderful as man.

    by Morgan Sandlin on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 02:14:25 PM PDT

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