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Sen. Cruz: San Antonio Citizens ‘Deserve More Delicious Sandwiches, Fewer Rabid Attacks’ on Charitable Companies

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Posted By: JoniTx, 3/23/2019 12:40:26 PM

“Come on,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) exclaimed Friday in response to news that Chick-fil-A has been banned from opening a location in San Antonio International Airport because it contributed to charities with Christian values.In a tweet, Sen. Cruz reacted to a U.S. News article reporting that the San Antonio City Council revoked the fast food franchise’s new planned location because of its pro-family charitable contributions:“The citizens of beautiful San Antonio deserve more delicious sandwiches, and fewer rabid attacks against companies because of their charitable giving to the community. Come on.” U.S. News reported Friday that a city councilman pushed an

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MDConservative 3/23/2019 12:48:03 PM (No. 10550)
This is a civil rights issue if there ever was one. A legitimate company barred from doing legitimate business in a public facility because the City Council does not agree with its contributions and associations...none of which are illegal, immoral or indecent.

This is what our country has become now? Indeed, this is rife for a suit against such tests - smacking of religious intolerance.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: FleetUSA 3/23/2019 12:48:27 PM (No. 10543)
And SA promotes itself as a caring city.

It looks like the Swamp creatures are infiltrating middle America.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: FleetUSA 3/23/2019 12:49:58 PM (No. 10545)
p.s. I doubt if the other food court occupants want Chic-fil-A as competition.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: mseegal 3/23/2019 12:51:16 PM (No. 10547)
Just another attack on Christians. Voters will remember at the next election!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: HotRod 3/23/2019 1:54:55 PM (No. 10554)
Re #3:

It may be that those other food court occupants greased a few palms on the council.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: aasilver 3/23/2019 2:22:41 PM (No. 10548)
As I remember it was the CEO who made the contributions in his own name - NOT the Company.

So I guess that San Antonio doesn´t believe in the individual´s right to free speech.

Imagine the outrage if Starbucks was banned in a conservative city´s airport
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Reply 7 - Posted by: stablemoney 3/23/2019 3:20:04 PM (No. 10551)
My view on restaurants in general: In all cases, I go to a restaurant to exchange money for food, of reasonable expedition, and hopefully of at least equivalent value and quality, not to hear their values, which I nevertheless respect their having. I am transactional, not searching for society at the lunch counter.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Melanie 3/23/2019 4:44:23 PM (No. 10546)
Another example of our high handed city council trying to turn San Antonio into Austin.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: saguni 3/23/2019 6:11:59 PM (No. 10553)
I understand that Chik-Fil-A does not discriminate in hiring or promoting employees, nor in contracting with franchisees.

It would be schadenfreude for a gay man to come forward and say he planned the Chik-Fil-A store at their airport, but since they acted against him, he will have to find another location.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: TexaTucky 3/23/2019 10:35:54 PM (No. 10544)
Then you´re gonna love Chick-Fil-A, #7.

Great chicken sandwiches, and not once have I heard anyone in any of their restaurants speak of their values.

They showed me their values.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 3/24/2019 12:29:23 AM (No. 10555)
We have two Chick-fil-A restaurants in our immediate area, and the auto lines wrap around into the parking lot just about any time of the day.

Why? The food is good, up there with the best of chicken fast food. The wait staff are always helpful and always speak English clearly (unlike others we´ve known). The atmosphere is just much better---no guests mouthing off or throwing food or fighting or jumping on the counter or shouting profanities.

I also believe that the other places at the airport would heartily object to Chick-fil-A setting up shop. Even though SA is an Democrat town, the people would still eat the food they like best, politics aside.

BTW, the SA city council has also been front and center in the move to "reimagine" the Alamo as just another historic mission, not the shrine that Texans have considered it. (It looks like their side is going to win on this issue, which is largely an anti-white push.)
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Reply 12 - Posted by: SALady 3/24/2019 1:41:01 AM (No. 10549)
Lie-berals figured out that few people pay attention to city council elections.

And so they have quietly taken over large cities, so they can do their lie-beral Taliban tactics against anything they hate!!!!

Even in otherwise conservative Texas, the lie-beral Taliban that have taken over the Dallas city council are tearing down Confederate memorials!!!!

And in San Antonio, the lie-beral Taliban are attacking a great company like Chick-Fil-A because their owner believes in traditional marriage (as do most of us).

Start paying attention to the voting booth, or you will be paying attention in the front lines of Civil War II!!!!!!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: rfr46 3/24/2019 3:51:37 AM (No. 10552)
If this is not unconstitutional, what is? This needs to be challenged in court, or we will see lot more of it!
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