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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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Daily Mail (UK), by Ellie Zolfagharifard    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/21/2014 5:20:21 PM     Post Reply
Global sea levels have risen by 8 inches (20cm) since 1880 and scientists predict they could rise up to 3ft (98cm) by 2100. But despite the UN’s recent threats of war, famine and extreme weather, such a dramatically different world caused by sea level rise can be hard to imagine. To help picture the future, Martin Vargic, an amateur graphic designer from Slovakia, has created a map depicting the planet with sea levels around 260ft (79m) higher than they are today. He imagines what Earth would look like if the ice sheets surrounding the North and South poles melted, releasing

You´re on the clock:
Doctors rush patients out the door

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USA Today*, by Roni Caryn Rabin    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/21/2014 4:35:59 AM     Post Reply
Joan Eisenstodt didn´t have a stopwatch when she went to see an ear, nose and throat specialist recently, but she is certain the physician was not in the exam room with her for more than three or four minutes. "He looked up my nose, said it was inflamed, told me to see the nurse for a prescription and was gone," said the 66-year-old Washington, D.C., consultant, who was suffering from an acute sinus infection. When she started protesting the doctor´s choice of medication, "He just cut me off totally," she said. "I´ve never been in and out from a visit faster." These days,

The Increasing Desperation of Democrats
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National Review Online, by John Fund    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/21/2014 5:19:02 AM     Post Reply
Harry Reid isn’t backing down from his claim that rancher Cliven Bundy’s supporters are “domestic terrorists.” It’s astonishing rhetoric given the White House’s characterization of the mass shooting by a genuine terrorist, Major Nidal Hasan, who killed 13 Americans at the Fort Hood Army base after yelling “Allahu Akbar!” (God is great.) Rather than labeling Hasan’s actions “domestic terrorism,” the Obama administration is prosecuting him for having committed “workplace violence.” Democratic rhetoric is become ever more desperate and overheated as we approach the November midterm elections. Last week, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that GOP positions on immigration were motivated by

A rancher´s armed battle against the US
government is standard libertarian fare

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Guardian [UK], by Kieran Suckling    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/21/2014 8:10:33 AM     Post Reply
Perhaps the most remarkable feature of American democracy is the magnificent estate of public land that it reserved from the very beginning for the use of all citizens, rich or poor. There is nothing like it in the democracies of Europe, which came into being with nations already carved up into private fiefdoms. The Great Idea that hundreds of millions of acres of forests, deserts, rivers and prairies should be owned by, and managed for, the public interest has had a profound and lasting influence on American culture. But not everyone has accepted it. Cliven Bundy’s armed standoff with the National Park

A Marine´s story: Women set up
to fail USMC’s most grueling test

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ABC News, by Martha Raddatz*    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/21/2014 11:13:10 AM     Post Reply
At a petite 5’3’’, Sage Santangelo may not look like a combat fighter at first glance. But the female second lieutenant has never let that hold her back from pursuing her dream of becoming an infantry officer in the Marine Corps. Growing up, Santangelo found she was always able to keep up with the guys and enjoyed playing hockey on all boys’ teams. But when she joined the Marines, Santangelo found the playing field changed; she was segregated into female-only training units and as a woman, was relegated to less strenuous physical training than her male counterparts. And that’s why,

Wasserman-Schultz: Midterm Election
´Absolutely Not´ A Referendum on Obama

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Cybercast News Service, by Susan Jones    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 4/21/2014 8:22:28 AM     Post Reply
"No, absolutely not," the November midterm election is not a referendum on President Obama and his policies, Democrat Party Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) told NBC´s "Meet the Press" on Sunday. "[T]hese elections, particularly the Senate elections, are referendums on the candidates running," she said. Asked about vulnerable Democrats who have criticized President Obama´s flawed healthcare law, Wasserman Schultz said they are running their own race. "They have to talk about and focus on the issues that are important to their constituents. And what´s also true is, if you look at the success rate and the track record of

Fraud runs rampant in Census Bureau
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New York Post, by John Crudele    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/22/2014 5:03:20 AM     Post Reply
There’s a pattern of falsifying statistics throughout the entire Census Bureau. And anyone who attempts to blow the whistle on the fraud is either retaliated against or ignored, according to two new sources who have experienced the process firsthand. As I’ve been writing for more than six months, the Census Bureau office in Philadelphia uncovered a case of fraud in 2010, did nothing about it and allowed the practice to continue. In that instance, a data collector named Julius Buckmon was faking reports that went into the nation’s all-important jobless tally and consumer-inflation survey. Because the Census Bureau’s surveys are scientific — meaning

John Kerry’s Easter Message:
I’m ‘First Catholic Secretary of
State in 33 Years’

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Cybercast News Service, by Terence P. Jeffrey    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/21/2014 2:26:51 AM     Post Reply
In an op-ed published in the Boston Globe on Easter Sunday and posted on the State Department website, Secretary of State John Kerry recalled his days as an altar boy and pointed out that he is “the first Catholic Secretary of State in 33 years.” Alexander Haig, who served as secretary of state to President Ronald Reagan from January 1981 to July 1982, was also a Catholic. Last month, I traveled to Rome with President Obama, where I was honored to meet His Holiness Pope Francis,” said Kerry. “As an altar boy six decades ago, I never imagined that I


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