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Chick-Fil-A values
New York Post, by Editorial

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Posted By:MissMolly, 1/31/2014 5:06:34 AM

Remember how liberals pounced on Chick-Fil-A’s owner/president for saying more or less what Barack Obama said in his 2008 campaign for president? That marriage was between a man and a woman? Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel declared “Chick-Fil-A’s values are not Chicago values.” Boston Mayor Thomas Menino vowed to block the chain from coming to Beantown. Gotham’s then-City Council speaker, Christine Quinn, demanded Chick-Fil-A’s one New York store be sent packing. Well, this week Chick-Fil-A values were back in the news. When the deep South was paralyzed by snow that stranded motorists for hours and forced others to abandon cars, Chick-Fil-A moved in. In


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BcdErick, 1/31/2014 5:31:43 AM     (No. 9712735)

Traditional American values: work hard, do your best, support and raise a family are under a viscous, never ending attack by the hate filled left. Those folks don´t even understand they are being intolerant, bigoted and make a of mockery of the ludicrous claims they scream daily. All those who defy their lunacy are called racists, homophobes, haters, Nazis, etc... Chick-Fil-A deserves great respect for doing this. The left deserves only contempt.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Policom, 1/31/2014 6:50:31 AM     (No. 9712772)

Hooray for Chick-Fil-A and God bless them. Meanwhile the Democrats figuring they had a captive audience were going from car to car fundraising and promising the Sun would be out again in 2 days and Global Warming would continue.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: conservativegirl, 1/31/2014 7:17:20 AM     (No. 9712792)

I love good news stories. They´re so few and far between.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 1/31/2014 7:28:48 AM     (No. 9712804)

Great story!
Thanks OP and NYPost and Miss Lucianne.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 1/31/2014 7:45:08 AM     (No. 9712823)

Love me some Chick-Fil-A; I get a box of the nuggets to chomp on while I´m making up my mind what else to order.

For the record: this is the only fast food restaurant hiring teens behind the counter where the youngsters DO NOT JIVE TALK each other and show off for the customers.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BirdsNest, 1/31/2014 7:45:13 AM     (No. 9712824)

We read this story elsewhere and watched videos of the news reports. That was a great and kind thing those folks did. Can´t expect the libs to understand it. And it did not cost anyone a dime. The employees and owner were HAPPY to do it. Makes your heart sing.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rather Read, 1/31/2014 7:49:46 AM     (No. 9712832)

I read a story about a man who, rather than drive, walked 9 miles to get home. On the way, people would come out and give him hot coffee, warm gloves, a hat, a scarf etc. His wife said he looked like a ragamuffin but it only showed how kind and hospitable people can be.

I think this is the Chick-Fil-A my family ate at when we were on our way to Florida last year - it was near Birmingham. The people were as friendly as could be and the food was good as it always is.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: pineledger, 1/31/2014 7:57:12 AM     (No. 9712846)

A fast-food place that´s not open on Sundays? What were the odds for that succeeding?? -- yet Chick-fil-A has!

Eat mor chickun.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Hermoine, 1/31/2014 8:22:31 AM     (No. 9712876)

Living in Atlanta, it was amazing to see so many heartwarming stories during this crazy disaster. A Target store in Roswell opened it´s door as well as gave people anything they needed. They ended up having a bus of stranded mentally disabled adults come in for shelter and they gave them whatever they needed. These poor people made it into the Target after being stranded for 10 hours on the bus together. Chipper Jones ended up hopping on his ATV to go find a fellow baseball player who was stranded and took him home. A guy up the road from us with a 4 wd starting picking up women who were walking in dress shoes and taking them home. It was just so wonderful to see people helping people!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Hairy Eyeball, 1/31/2014 8:23:17 AM     (No. 9712879)

Driving 1400 mile starting tonight. Have mapped chik locations all along the trip to give them my money.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Daylily, 1/31/2014 8:23:36 AM     (No. 9712880)

Not at all surprising as this is the philosophy of the Chick-Fil-A family. The ONLY fast food restaurant I will walk into, much less eat their food. Well trained polite employees, clean restaurants, respect for customers, and great chicken. And have always loved that they close on Sundays, which shows that you don´t have to give up your personal values to be successful.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: jinx, 1/31/2014 8:27:38 AM     (No. 9712889)

Let´s all eat at Chick-Fil-A today!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Flyball Dogs, 1/31/2014 8:44:05 AM     (No. 9712915)

LUV Chik.! And when the youngster takes your order and offers: "My pleasure." You really think they mean it. Polite. Delicious. and CLEAN. What´s not to like?
Agree with above poster: let´s all eat Chik today.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: bobgray2, 1/31/2014 8:54:11 AM     (No. 9712936)

I couldn´t agree more. Chick-Fil_A values are not Chicago values. And Chicago should be ashamed because of it.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Adam, 1/31/2014 9:10:56 AM     (No. 9712968)

Remember the hell Pat Buchanan caught for saying the left had declared a culture war on, not only the United States, but on Western Civilization? Can anyone doubt it now? And, as the left likes to ask, which side are you on?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Country Boy, 1/31/2014 9:15:38 AM     (No. 9712981)

I´m with all the above.

Chick-Fil-A somehow sidestepped the progressive move into the parallel universe called liberalism.

Chick-Fil-A is the restaurant that Lawrence Welk would have owned. And it´s the only Fast Food place we ever stop at. Just love it.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/31/2014 9:18:54 AM     (No. 9712987)

I always remind my Sunday School class kids, "You can never go wrong standing for Truth"

And the truth is, homosexuality is deviant behavior, it´s wrong both physically, and Biblicallly. God was against dead set against it in the Old Testament (death penalty offense), and His attitude did not change in the New. The best homo is a celibate homo, which, in practice, is almost an oxymoron.

Have you ever heard of a homo couple ´saving themselves´ for their wedding night, or retaining their virginity for the right opposite gender confused individual? Of course not, because it´s all about lust, not love. There is no restraint for morality, since it is absolutely anti-thetical to morality.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: stopevhillary, 1/31/2014 9:27:14 AM     (No. 9712995)

Proud to have the #1 Chick-Fil-A franchise blocks from my house. We don´t even complain about the daily winding drive-thru lines snaking their way through the shopping center parking lot. A LOT of charity donations from this location as well, including to the Tea Party. SALUTE!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: wildcat1, 1/31/2014 9:58:08 AM     (No. 9713040)

#5 The employees at Freddies Frozen Custard (and burgers) are always polite and efficient. They are adding locations all over the country after getting started in 2002. Last I saw on Forbes ..they had a net worth of 98 million......developed in just 11 years.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: lana720, 1/31/2014 10:11:07 AM     (No. 9713054)

This is just what good people do. Thank you, Chik-Fil-A!
God bless us all!!!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/31/2014 10:26:58 AM     (No. 9713076)

... and on a positive note, this was a wonderful shining example of Christian virtue. Makes me want to go to Chick-Fil-A today for one of their delicious Chicken Wraps. ;-)

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Reply 22 - Posted by: paperpuncher, 1/31/2014 10:48:59 AM     (No. 9713104)

I think I have a taste for chicken at lunch today. Where shall I go? Hmmmmm?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Persecutor2, 1/31/2014 10:53:12 AM     (No. 9713112)

Both of my sons got their first job at local Chick Fil A´s (younger son got his at the smaller one in the mall, just so no-one would think he got the job because of his brother). Both franchise holders went above and beyond for them, hiring them back after school terms and such, younger son was promoted almost immediately, older son was the go-to guy to wear the cow costume--haha! Like other posters, it is about the only fast-food place I frequent. Been walking to work lately, saves a lot of gas money--but a lot of that savings goes for chicken biscuits in the morning--LOL! Proud to support them. And no, Rahm, those are NOT "Chicago values" they manifest--putz...

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Reply 24 - Posted by: sabrajet, 1/31/2014 11:59:10 AM     (No. 9713208)

Atlanta owned Chick-fil-a is a soruce of pride around here-like Birmingham they were a blessing to many One truck was on it´s way to deliver to a large party-got stuck and just went from car to car giving out the food for free. Love the stories that came out of this storm. At 27 degrees at noon you new it was going to be bad, and this happens the first of the decade every 10 years or so-so in 2023 or 04-it will happen again and the city fathers will be suprised again.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: joew9, 1/31/2014 12:33:56 PM     (No. 9713258)

Coming back from Florida in November. Stopped in Valdosta at McDonalds. It was an excellent location for a fast food business. Lot´s of traffic. It was lunch time. Inside they had 2 customers waiting for their already placed orders. There was one line and one customer was placing an order. Another behind him next in line to place his order. And us. After 10 minutes everything was exactly the same except the guy in front of us had moved forward to the register and was yet to place his order. And the guy that had just placed his order joined the other two that were still waiting for food.
All the employees had that expression of gruff attitude. The entire place was as quiet and grim as a funeral home.

We gave up and drove less than a mile and found a Chik Fil A. The place was packed to the gills. Inside was certainly more than a hundred people. There were five lines. Plus the drive through. All moving rapidly. Our order was placed within two minutes of entering the building. Three minutes later we were sitting down eating. All the workers had smiles. And so did all the customers. There were many conversations. It was not quiet and it certainly was not grim. It was like a big busy happy city. We felt good.

I have seen this difference repeated between Chik Fil A and McDonalds on many occasions.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Butch59, 1/31/2014 12:37:17 PM     (No. 9713263)

The response of Chick-Fil-A to a real disaster as that that happened this past week goes to show one that the majority of American people do what ever that can to help those in need. It shows the Christian background this country was founded on. And it isn´t just one entity that came forward. It was the American spirit. IMHO, This kind of action could not happen in any other country on earth.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 1/31/2014 1:01:38 PM     (No. 9713288)

This is indeed a warm, happy story...and it has brought out the best in all of us. #´s 3 & 4 spoke me mind best. Thanx, OP, for bringing this to us.

Some thoughts: Will all this superb PR help their bottom line? Of course, and deservedly so. Is that why they did it? Merely asking this question betrays my cynicism. They did it because it was "the right thing to do," [What a novel concept; you could could a mighty (and united) country on this.]

And Andrew and Sidney, and all the other greats look down on this and smile.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 1/31/2014 3:23:36 PM     (No. 9713447)

Indeed, company CEO Dan Cathy makes no bones about running a family-owned business based “on values rooted in the Bible.”

You see!? It´s just a fiendish plan to lure people into their stores and indoctrinate them with EEVIL religious homophobic propaganda!!

Filthy, disgusting, scheming capitalist racisists!!!! Sic the IRS on ´em!!!

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Reply 29 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/31/2014 5:08:17 PM     (No. 9713596)

How I miss my Chick-Fil-A back in Amarillo. The founders make no bones about their business philosophy being one thing - CHRISTIAN and GOD-HONORING in all they do. Therefore, they attract like-minded employees. A recipe for success if I ever heard one!!!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 1/31/2014 6:27:25 PM     (No. 9713748)

Now we understand, once again, what the REAL America is made of. As opposed to the fake imagery of the pc AmeriKa.

Way to go, CFA. Nice. Good One. In your face, Obie Won et al.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 1/31/2014 7:08:12 PM     (No. 9713815)

A few years ago during the other Chick-Fil-A news event over their values (July or Aug 2012), one of our fellow L-dotters made a really funny comment that I passed on to one of my pastors, because he had mentioned Chick-fil-A in his sermon right after that event. The pastor spoke about the outpouring of support for Chick-fil-A, which he felt may have been evidence that the Holy Spirit had something to do with it.

Unfortunately, I don´t any longer have the name of the L-dotter who posted this comment which I found so funny, but here it is:
If Chik(sp)-fil-A wants to see their sales go through the roof, they should put together a new "Obama Happy Meal"...two left wings and a chicken butt. I would buy a dozen and FedMex* them to the White House.
* a new undocumented delivery service that throws the package through your open back door.

The picture on the home page at Lucianne was the picture of a live, beautiful chicken with the caption "Even eagles agree. This is our National Bird."

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Reply 32 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 1/31/2014 7:34:26 PM     (No. 9713849)

I am just curious what exactly the Human Rights Campaign, the local LBGT community, Rachel Maddow and others of that ilk have done for these motorists and others suffering under that weather system.

Oh that´s right, freaking nothing.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/31/2014 9:17:47 PM     (No. 9713944)

Some people are "Sunday go to meeting Christians" while some live their faith daily.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: 4justice, 1/31/2014 11:37:53 PM     (No. 9714048)

I appreciate and support Chick-fil-a for standing by their beliefs. However, I am sorry #17, but that is both irresponsible and ignorant to say that all homosexuals are that way. No, it is no more often a question of lust vs. love than it would be for a heterosexual. Despite what you think, homosexuals, in general, are not much different than the rest of us. The only real difference is they are attracted to the same sex (which, in most cases, they did not choose), instead of attracted to the opposite sex (which I am sure you didn´t choose either). The reason the men tend to be more promiscuous is because they are men. Men generally have greater sex drive than women. At any rate, they truly do fall in love too, just like everyone else.

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Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:48:33 AM     Post Reply
GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/19/2014 9:16:36 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:09:17 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:52:52 PM     Post Reply
Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 7:03:28 PM     Post Reply
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this

You lie! Reporters accuse Obama
of deception, demagoguery just
to get attention

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:28:24 PM     Post Reply
Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women´s pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack last week when she blasted as “demagoguery” the administration´s tactics during the pay gap debate. “The level of hyperbole -- actually, of demagoguery -- that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting,” she wrote. CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett then weighed in this week in his National Journal

Clintons celebrate Chelsea’s
pregnancy announcement

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New York Post, by Stephanie Smith    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:32:52 AM     Post Reply
The Clintons had a busy night of celebrations after Chelsea announced she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting a baby. Bill joined “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey at the Revlon Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall Thursday, joking of Spacey’s Machiavellian character, “When I was president people accused me of murder all the time, made a show of investigating. Spacey’s president for 15 minutes and he gets away with murder.” Spacey, who sang during the event with Sting, Stephen Stills and James Taylor, also showed off his Johnny Carson impression, taking a swipe at the coverage of Flight

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