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Patriotic Waffle House Takes a Strict
Stance Against Belgian Waffles

Atlantic Wire, by Adam Chandler

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/1/2014 4:11:22 PM

Once it became clear that the U.S. men´s national soccer team would be facing Belgium in the World Cup, waffle-loving Americans fell (or, perhaps, were unwittingly pushed) into a sharp divide between deliciousness and patriotism. Belgium, as we noted today, is cherished for many great things. Perhaps, the most well-known and celebrated — gluten be damned — is the Belgian waffle. But as the game approached, affinity for Belgian waffles transformed into the modern day analogue of "Freedom fry" patriotism, putting the breakfast regular under assault. Leading the way, was that great staple of the American South, Waffle House, which

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 7/1/2014 5:56:14 PM     (No. 9907489)

This hardcore promotion of soccer returns every World Cup, and quickly recedes once the USA is eliminated. A sport that exults in scoreless ties and respect building losses (?) may appeal to the left, but fails to hold my interest for very long.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: hershey, 7/1/2014 8:19:34 PM     (No. 9907628)

Kind of like watching grass grow....

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 7/1/2014 8:38:54 PM     (No. 9907655)

That great staple of the American South, as the article put it, is very anti 2nd amendment, so I have been getting my Belgian waffles elsewhere. I refuse to frequent any establishment that does not recognize my right to concealed carry. They´re basically saying to crooks, our patrons are unarmed, so it´s safe for you to come in. Most crimes take place in ´gun-free-zones´, and I won´t be in one. Plus, I don´t like soccer!

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