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‘Duck Dynasty’ star:
‘Them gays’ make life hard in NYC

New York Post, by Michael Gartland

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Posted By:Drive, 12/22/2013 7:29:15 AM

Those who know “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson — or have listened to him speak — shouldn’t be surprised by his recent anti-gay statements. Earlier this year, during a candid moment with a female Post reporter, he asked whether she was seeing anyone. When she said no, he responded, “Must be hard in New York — what with all them gays.” Robertson’s opinions about gays and religion were so widely known, in fact, that members of his family are accusing the A&E network of “hanging him out to dry” — setting up an inflammatory interview with GQ magazine just so they could punish him. Sick of the Robertsons and


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Reply 1 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 12/22/2013 7:48:28 AM     (No. 9664116)

What a schlub, eh? Believes in monogamy and heterosexuality. We just can´t tolerate that in today´s "enlightened" culture.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jir, 12/22/2013 7:59:06 AM     (No. 9664127)

Talk about piling on! Give me a break. That is not offensive other and it happens to be true. In my earl 30s, working for a big not-for-profit, I was dismayed to find all of my cute male co-workers were gay, gay, gay. Needless to say that did not make me happy, happy, happy. Now enough already leave the Robertson´s alone!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: planetgeo, 12/22/2013 8:17:42 AM     (No. 9664146)

Well A&E could take Pajama Boy in his footie with a backflap and start a new reality series in NYC called "Gerbil Dynasty".

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 12/22/2013 8:21:42 AM     (No. 9664150)

I see Cracker Barrel has pulled their sponsorship fom Duck Dynasty. Well, I believe in being ´fair´, so I´ve pulled my visits from Cracker Barrel.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 12/22/2013 8:24:04 AM     (No. 9664152)

Sorry, meant to mention I also let them know: http://www.crackerbarrel.com/contact-us/

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Reply 6 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 12/22/2013 8:52:22 AM     (No. 9664174)

Folks, you are going to start hearing all sorts of "quotes" attributed to the Robertsons. Quotes --words, that were never spoken.

Phil has a masters degree in education. Do you really think he would have said, "Them gays"?

Think about it.

In this piece, I see, " . . . one source said."

The piece from the UK above quotes a "source" who wished not to be identified.

Do not trust anything you hear attributed to the Robertsons. Unless it comes straight from one of the family, it is suspect on its face --unless you hear it from Uncle Si, and then it still may be suspect. [LOL] I love that man.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: edgar, 12/22/2013 9:41:32 AM     (No. 9664239)

Did Phil speak the Bible or make homophobic or anti-gay comments? I say the former!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dcomd, 12/22/2013 9:41:53 AM     (No. 9664241)

Thanks #4/5.

I just let Cracker Barrel know that I would NOT be spending any of my hard earned money there either.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 12/22/2013 10:19:44 AM     (No. 9664285)

Phil "ain´t got his mind right" and it´s driving the P.C. nazis crazy!

Keep on keeping on Philly!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: RancherJack, 12/22/2013 10:35:00 AM     (No. 9664305)

Phil said nothing condemning the man. Only the act.

Michael Gartland, on the the hand, is condemning the man.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: papasparky, 12/22/2013 11:28:01 AM     (No. 9664374)

Dear Phil, . . . I´m mad-as-hell and I would write to Bill O´Reilly´s factor except his word limit would preclude me from venting the first 5 lbs of my 100 lb psi head of steam!

What has my boiler sounding like one of those out-of-tune calliopes at an August Fair in Iowa, you ask? -- Cracker Barrel, that´s what -- that´s right CRACKER BARREL!

To begin with, Jesse Jackson has been walking around calling us white folk "crackers", (in his tongue tied delivery) for years and more recently Rachel Jeantel has added "ass" to the slur in her attempt to beatify Trayvon. What did we hear from the barrel CEO´s? Crickets -- that´s right CRICKETS!

I´ll stop there, Phil, but believe me, I could continue until this list would be longer than your beard -- as could thousands of other folks around fly-over country.

I conclude that if "Red Skins" is offensive to the legacy of courageous braves who fought to protect their women and children and should be changed,then the "Cracker" in cracker barrel should also be put in the garbage dumpster behind each of their establishments.

In order to facilitate this demand, allow me to suggest some replacements: Peril Barrel, suggestive of the condition when you dine there, or Feral Barrel, describes the mental state of some of their managers, etc., or get really avant garde and combine the two and open a Feral Peril Barrel. In today´s Obama Lo Fo society catchy rhyming is important.

Enough said, my pop off valve has quit vibrating.

Phil, I´m with millions of other good folks, keep calling a shovel what it is and wear a big smile all the way to the bank.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Grumpy Yee, 12/22/2013 12:13:02 PM     (No. 9664441)

Some people just don´t read well enough to know that the Cracker Barrel pulled the Ducky Dynasty merchandise that is trademarked by A&E but not the Duck Commander merchandise that is directly related to the Duck Dynasty clan. Don´t boycott Cracker Barrel because they pulled the Duck Dynasty brand merchandise. Go and support them because they know the difference between A&E trademarked merchandise from Duck Dynasty-Duck Commander merchandise. PS I have many lady friends here on the left coast who have also voiced their opinion that there are too many gay men in in SF to find a good real man.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: JediJerry, 12/22/2013 12:14:47 PM     (No. 9664444)

Phil Robertson got set up and played like a 5 string banjo at a ho down. It is one of those Connie Chung just between you and me moments kind of interview that was planned well in advance and used for maximum effect and for maximum damage. The left is so obsessed with the success of DD that they had to hatch a plan to destroy them and this was the end result. This will back fire like an exploding cigar in their faces. Duck ´em all!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: faith_and_reason, 12/22/2013 1:10:24 PM     (No. 9664531)

FTA: Earlier this year, during a candid moment with a female Post reporter, he asked whether she was seeing anyone.

When she said no, he responded, “Must be hard in New York — what with all them gays.”

My thoughts? Why is the supposed reporter not identified? Is "candid moment" another way to say "off the record, so not mentioned in any article, before today?"

And was today´s "recollection" conveniently recalled to bolster the failing narrative that Phil has animosity towards homosexuals?

I don´t believe the reporter, and I don´t believe the report. Somebody is following the commands of the "gay" activists.

By the way, is that the harshest language they can find or plausibly make up?!!

That speaks very well of Phil!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: gramma b, 12/22/2013 2:06:55 PM     (No. 9664607)

A lot of us find homosexual behavior to be sick and disgusting. We ought to be able to say so.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Pinchem, 12/22/2013 3:30:07 PM     (No. 9664688)

Shame on the Cry babies calling for the boycott of Cracker Barrel. First they considered pulling Duck products by A&E but not by Duck Commander. Yet the article said they would examine the situation.

I would not boycott them for taking time to evaluate the situation. We should all wait to see their final decision before being acting like cry baby idiots.

Well, they decided to not pull ANY Duck products off their shelves.

See this boycott crap is nothing but cry baby stuff. If you believe in boycotting Cracker Barrel, then answer this: Since Lucianne allows gays, liberals, anti-americans on this site should you not also boycott Lucianne.com?

Of course not. But then most hypocrites do not recognize themselves.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 12/22/2013 4:34:12 PM     (No. 9664738)

#6, I agree with your premise, but do have to say that I think it´s possible that Phil Robertson could have - and very likely may have - used common vernacular.
Why would he want to disappoint the expectations of erudite, enlightened NYC reporters who have probably swallowed every stereotypical description of "ignernt backwoods rednecks" such as the Robertson "clan".

As to that masters degree in english. It´s from a little ole backwoods college - Louisiana Tech - kinda like Sarah Palin´s "ejication" - them degrees didn´t come from no Ivy League school so they don´t mean nuthin´.

Some Southerners get a kick out of being ´misunderestimated´ from time to time.
But, for the most part, it´s just that the Robertsons, along with many others, don´t have a pretentious bone in their bodies and don´t fret over what those who set store in such things happen to think about them.

Here is an example in a Sports Illustrated interview with Phil Robertson mentioned in this WaPo piece:


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