A Message From Lucianne

Blacklisting Chick-fil-A

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Posted By: MissMolly, 3/28/2019 5:28:21 AM

No one is surprised when cities like San Francisco, New York City, and Seattle enact policies driven by the latest progressive imperatives. In Texas, where I live, observers have long believed that a statewide Republican majority would insulate the Lone Star State from such pressure. Capital city Austin’s traditionally liberal politics—its unofficial slogan is “Keep Austin Weird”—have usually seemed like an exception to the statewide rule. But now it appears that San Antonio, the state’s second-biggest city (and seventh-largest in the U.S.), has gotten “woke,” too, blacklisting a well-respected business because of its owners’ political contributions and religious beliefs.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rinktum 3/28/2019 6:04:19 AM (No. 15433)
Texans push back on this fascism or you will be forced to live by the preferences of the intolerant left. This kind of blacklisting should have no part in this country. It is becoming obvious that we can never vote for a democrat on any level of government. I am shocked to see so many people go along with their insanity because it is evident that democrat run cities are places in which no one wants to live. They are being destroyed by the radical left who run them. Make some noise and let these intolerant fools know you don’t like it when they make these arbitrary decisions. We cannot afford to remain silent. We must voice our displeasure when they want to force us to accept their worldview. Speak up now while we still can because they are not backing down.

We must encourage people we know to be traditional thinkers to run for office and we must encourage people who value our way of life to vote. In 2020 we must have a massive outpouring of traditional minded voters to defeat these radicals or we will face more of this nonsense. We must push back hard whenever intolerance rears it’s ugly head or we will be under the thumb of an ugly, intolerant, and threatening mob.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MainelySane 3/28/2019 6:18:19 AM (No. 15413)
Write to or call the Texas ACLU. This should be right up their alley... I wrote and haven´t heard anything from them
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Reply 3 - Posted by: lana720 3/28/2019 6:31:29 AM (No. 15440)
Think of all those liberals from California who brought their lame-a$$ed ideas with them. Most are employed by companies that relocated to Texas to avoid high taxes in moonbeam’s state.
It’s all part of a plan to turn Texas and its electoral votes blue. Wake up Consevatives, and begin to primary better candidates.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: MainelySane 3/28/2019 6:31:35 AM (No. 15410)
Isn´t it ironic that the Left wants the Christian bakers to "just bake the cake", yet they don´t want Chick-fil-A to just "make the chicken sandwich"?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: F15 Gork 3/28/2019 6:31:54 AM (No. 15445)
Chick-fil-a isn’t anti-anything......they’re just pro-normal.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: learner 3/28/2019 6:35:08 AM (No. 15423)
FTA: “With this decision, the City Council reaffirmed the work our city has done to become a champion of equality and inclusion,” unless of course you just happen to not beleive the same things they do. How can you exclude something then claim it is to promote inclusion? Liberalism is a mental disorder.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: tom7 3/28/2019 6:50:11 AM (No. 15430)
Bureaucrats are pretty much the same everywhere - Austin, Boston, San Antone...
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Reply 8 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden 3/28/2019 7:03:20 AM (No. 15422)
In nearby Santa Clara CA across from Target a McDonalds was closed and torn down to be replaced by a Chick-fil-A. Huge underground renovation is currently going on. Sunnyvale Chick-fil-A is always busy. Maybe Monterey will have one soon. We have two Trader Joe’s, a prerequisite.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: 1976Ag 3/28/2019 8:09:25 AM (No. 15441)
Boycott SA.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: FunOne 3/28/2019 8:11:57 AM (No. 15419)
Chick-fil-A is similar to President Trump. Liberals hate both of them. They both have a very loyal fan base because they address that base with great service. They both support traditional American values.

President Trump is the best elected leader in Washington, DC, and Chick-fil-A is the best tasting fast food in the USA.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: RCFLyer98 3/28/2019 8:12:20 AM (No. 15421)
In our area, all of the Chick-fil-A stores (3 of them) are extremely busy. All the time. Their drive-thru traffic wraps around the main building 3 times, they have order takers walking the lines, the sit down customer area is packed. Always! They are there to help out in community affairs, disasters, etc. Can´t say the same for most of their competitors. They´re a good neighbor. Why would you not want one of these? Again, Liberalism must be a disease?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Muguy 3/28/2019 8:28:49 AM (No. 15426)
I still believe that the American people have a sense of fair play and that Texans are STILL very independent in their views of protecting the ´bullied´ from the bully.

There are many restaurants which come for a while, are popular for a time, and then lose favor with the buying public. Some gain favor and continue to gain favor over time. CFA is gaining all the time, growing all the time, and the buying public continues to vote with their dollars for the chicken sandwich and waffle fries.

CFA is growing by leaps and bounds and has MANY owners and franchisees who are gay, so all of this is political nitwittery by a council member who has a number of gay persons in his district that has been way over played in the media.

San Antonio LOVES CFA and as long as people continue to buying the tasty sandwiches and keeping returning to buy them, this is nothing but a media driven circus.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Muncsdad 3/28/2019 8:30:11 AM (No. 15438)
Every time a nut job city attacks CFA, we just go even more often. Heading there for breakfast shortly. Heck, will probably have lunch there too. Thanks San Antonio for reminding me once again just how good CFA’s chicken sandwiches truly are.

Fight back America while we still can. President Trump fights back, and we should too.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: tisHimself 3/28/2019 8:32:13 AM (No. 15435)
The pro gay movement is an anti Christian movement.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Rather Read 3/28/2019 8:40:20 AM (No. 15442)
My hometown has a Chick-fil-A that is packed from opening to closing. There is also one on campus that is has the longest lines of any of the food places. Recently, they announced that we´d get another one just near the interstate and loud cheers were heard.
I love my Chick-fil-A.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: gone2pot 3/28/2019 9:03:06 AM (No. 15434)
Calm down everybody. Dallas tried exactly the same thing several years ago with Chick-fil-A. The Marxists picked a start date to boycott all DFW Chick-fil-A´s. ALL, and I mean ALL the freeway off ramps near Chick-fil-A´s stopped traffic and no one cared. Took our secretary two hours each way to get us Chick-fil-A lunches that day (yes, Rio Lindans, we paid her to get them). Although I now live in Oklahoma, home of the I´m Drawing Muhammad Ranch, I´m pretty sure the Don´t Mess With Texas mind set will stand firm in San Antonio.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: planetgeo 3/28/2019 9:11:10 AM (No. 15411)
I would think that Chick-fil-A would have a legal case against the city because there is absolutely nothing in the company´s practices or policies that is discriminatory in any way. All people of every background are served without exception.

The city´s action is directed solely on the basis of Chick-fil-A´s owner´s personal religious beliefs. That is an absurd and un-American reason to punish the corporation. Chick-fil-A should go to court to stop this kind of unjustified intimidation.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: ByteGuru 3/28/2019 9:12:05 AM (No. 15443)

Even living (quite) a bit North of San Antonio, that is where we get our TV, news, etc. To say this was a shock in an understatement. It becomes more clear when you learn that the councilman who submitted the bill to Council is a Hispanic male who some say is gay and that the mayor is also gay which is why the bill even made it to the council floor. Maybe so, maybe no. But CFA should sue the dickins out of SAT.

Some legal beagles were discussing this on talk radio the other day. Both were of the opinion that if sued, SAT will lose the lawsuit. One suggested that the council used the wrong reason for denying CFA a spot in the airport. They should have used the "closed on Sunday" part of the CFA business model saying that an airport business must be open 7 days a week. That would pass legal muster.

´tis a shame all around, but not too surprising these days.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: dovestar 3/28/2019 9:13:25 AM (No. 15431)
San Antonio has always been a Democrat, true blue stronghold from the days of Henry B. Gonzalez and Cisneros. It effectively is and always will be a border town and votes accordingly. Other than the Anglo northern suburbs, it is purely Mexican in outlook and will follow whatever progressive policies come down the pike.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: web 3/28/2019 9:24:19 AM (No. 15428)
Seems to me that Chick-fil-A and it´s customers were not deemed equal or included, but rather as second-class citizens, dhimmis who still have their faith but are scorned and afforded less rights because of it.

When you are banning something, you idiot liberals, you are not including something. You are restricting it. It is discrimination and exclusion. Are you people stupid, or what?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: MDConservative 3/28/2019 9:39:25 AM (No. 15439)
Don´t Mess With Texas? This IS Texas! Don´t blame outsiders.

Even here in deep blue Maryland CFA is popular. I´ve not heard a peep here about their "traditional" outlook.

But this banning is serious stuff. It is un-American, or in the parlance of blue crazies "It´s not who we are." If sure Mr. Cathy will do the right thing. This isn´t his first rodeo, either.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Bohallx 3/28/2019 9:39:48 AM (No. 15424)
The City council in San Antonio knows something nobody else knew.

Big surprise ~ Hispanics don´t like chicken.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Bluefindad 3/28/2019 10:51:17 AM (No. 15420)
So, if we extrapolate this to its logical endpoint, no one should ever employ me or anyone who maintains that ´gay marriage´ is not legitimate?
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Reply 24 - Posted by: thethirdruffian 3/28/2019 11:02:55 AM (No. 15416)
Seems like a really good lawsuit based on discrimination against people due to the owners´ sincerely-held religious beliefs.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: HotRod 3/28/2019 11:04:41 AM (No. 15436)
FTA: ´´With this decision, the City Council reaffirmed the work our city has done to become a champion of equality and inclusion, said councilman Roberto Treviño.´´

The irony in that statement is so thick you can walk on it! Leave it to a liberal to be so dumb!
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Reply 26 - Posted by: bighambone 3/28/2019 11:05:19 AM (No. 15444)
The citizens of San Antonio will be the losers as a result of this bad decision. As they will not be able to exercise their personal option to eat good Chick-fil-A chicken based lunches and dinners when they wish.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: YorkieMom 3/28/2019 11:08:50 AM (No. 15446)
We finally got Chick-fil-A here in Vegas, and I still haven’t managed to get in because it’s so busy.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: MissMolly 3/28/2019 11:12:06 AM (No. 15412)
San Antonians are not missing out on the scrumptious goodness of Chick-fil-A. There are at least ten in San Antonio. However, anyone at the airport will have to make do without.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: john56 3/28/2019 11:27:20 AM (No. 15414)
Problem is, the SA City Council (I live about 30 miles away) is so liberal, well, let´s remember our two latest contributions to the body politic are the twin Castro brothers, Juilian (running for President and free drinks) and Joaquin (Congresscritter and fill-in for Julian when Juilian is drunk).

The Castro brothers in Cuba are to the right of these two.

Seriously, I could make an economic case for choosing another outlet than CFA in the airport. CFA will be closed on Sunday, and that´s one day the airport would like to collect their royalties on vendor sales. As an airport operator, I´d want vendors who plan to operate their store during all peak hours.

But that´s not why the SA Council voted no on CFA.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Talk2 3/28/2019 11:31:53 AM (No. 15417)
SAT like so many cities in states where liberals have moved to escape the messes where they came from can´t help themselves and turn their adopted cities into those same messes. It just goes to show liberalism is a mental condition which requires them to defecate in their beds.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 3/28/2019 11:53:04 AM (No. 15427)
San Antonio: Always Democrat and Always Dumb.

SA city council is part of the push to "re-imagine" the Alamo and portray the battle there as just another incident in its long history, elevating the Indian mission era and lauding it as a tourist place instead as the shrine to Texas independence that native Texans have always seen it to be. They are pushing to move the Cenotaph (empty tomb memorial which is large and beautiful and has names of all the Alamo martyrs) from its place of honor in the plaza in front of the Alamo to some spot off-site.

Everyone with a brain knows that this is part of the anti-white movement all over the country. And the Texas Land Commissioner is George P. Bush, whose mother was born in Mexico. He has had great influence in the matter.

I believe the Bushes overall have gone to the Dark Side in their bitterness. And to think that so many of us made excuses for George W. all through his political career.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: columba 3/28/2019 11:59:46 AM (No. 15418)
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination due to CREED. The people discriminating against Chic Fil A are committing a federal crime just as illegal at discriminating against black people.

Is the Media hiding this fact?
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Reply 33 - Posted by: SALady 3/28/2019 12:06:32 PM (No. 15437)
Don´t forget the lie-beral Taliban that is running the Dallas city council is busy tearing down Confederate memorials!!!!!

Evil is permeating everywhere that good people let down their guards for even a second!!!!!
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Krause 3/28/2019 12:10:12 PM (No. 15415)
I have a feeling that she’s a ‘hands up, don’t shoot’ proponent.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: weejun 3/28/2019 12:52:33 PM (No. 15432)
Denver tried this same stunt, even after conducting surveys of passengers at DIA as to which new food chain they would prefer to be in the airport terminal. The overwhelming response was Chic-Fit-A, but the council refused to allow them to come into the airport terminal.

Apparently, there was some public outcry (or they somehow came to their senses - an unlikely scenario), because the city finally authorized CFA to come into the terminal. Ever since, there has been a long line at CFA´s terminal counter: no matter the time of day. The message: liberals are too stupid to be in charge of budgets, laws, or anything else that impacts the lives of ordinary Americans. Maybe someday the voters will get this (but I am not holding my breath).
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Reply 36 - Posted by: Smart11344 3/28/2019 12:55:21 PM (No. 15425)
Isn´t the airport under Federal Control? Whatever nimrod group is trying to prevent a legal corporation from operating on Federal Grounds is looking for lots of trouble. On a side note, there are many stores I won´t or don´t shop at, I never have tried to shut them down.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Wendybird 3/28/2019 5:50:12 PM (No. 15429)
Democrats believe that Chick-Fil-A trains employees who prepare sandwiches to recite a magic chant over them encouraging delicious chicken over delicious hamburger.
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, accused the White House of "intimidating" former White House Counselor Don McGahn from testifying on Capitol Hill and said it was becoming "more and more difficult" to not consider President Trump's impeachment on Monday night. Nadler told CNN anchor Chris Cuomo that his committee will hold McGahn "in contempt" for not complying with the subpoena and will take the battle to court. "You are dealing with a lawless president who is willing to go to any lengths to prevent testimony that might implicate him, that does implicate him," Nadler said. Nadler expressed that Trump's "lawless behavior"
Self-driving trucks begin mail
delivery test for U.S. Postal Service
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Posted by NorthernDog 5/21/2019 10:30:55 AM
The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight. San Diego-based startup TuSimple said its self-driving trucks will begin hauling mail between USPS facilities in Phoenix and Dallas to see how the nascent technology might improve delivery times and costs. A safety driver will sit behind the wheel to intervene if necessary and an engineer will ride in the passenger seat. If successful, it would mark an achievement for the autonomous driving industry and a possible
Democrats Embrace Socialism:Are We
Headed Towards 'Atlas Shrugged'?
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Posted by Hazymac 5/21/2019 8:45:28 AM
There's a recurring theme in American science fiction where the country loses its way, endures some horrible but cleansing disaster, and then rediscovers the blessings of liberty. You'll find it in Robert Heinlein's "Future History" stories, where the Crazy Years -- a period of rapid technological advances, decaying social norms, and mass psychosis -- leads to the backlash of a religious dictatorship. The Prophets regime is eventually toppled by a liberty-loving group dedicated to individual rights. The theme is even more pronounced in Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged, where a socialist regime puts the country into another Great Depression, only worse. The country's capitalists
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