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    Personally, I love a Chick-Fil-A sandwich and waffle fries. However, when your company supports certain groups that might be viewed as controversial, I'd assume you're prepared for possible backlash.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ColoREDo View Post
    I have only been to Chi-Fil-A once because it was right next to the hospital when my father had heart surgery. I got sick of hospital food and needed to get outside for a while. Can't remember the specific chicken sandwich that I got but I remember that it was good but not great. If I would have been impressed I certainly would have been back. My wife always has to go to Inn-N-Out when we are back in California as well. We see no reason to not go to a business just because they openly promote their religion.
    Was it the Parker hospital?

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    Quote Originally Posted by joestrummer View Post
    Personally, I love a Chick-Fil-A sandwich and waffle fries. However, when your company supports certain groups that might be viewed as controversial, I'd assume you're prepared for possible backlash.
    Every group is viewed as controversial by someone...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Weinosker View Post
    Was it the Parker hospital?
    It was.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FLA4NEB View Post
    Every group is viewed as controversial by someone...
    Probably so, but I guess I don't remember college students picketing Subway or Wendy's or whatever, maybe they have. Free markets rule!
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    Quote Originally Posted by joestrummer View Post
    Probably so, but I guess I don't remember college students picketing Subway or Wendy's or whatever, maybe they have. Free markets rule!


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    So, the klan should be welcomed open arms in the spirit of inclusiveness?

    Nothing wrong with college students exercising political power to pressure corporations when those corporations spend money lobbying against the students' belief.

    Isnt that the American way?

    Personally, I don't have a problem with chick fil-a, but I wonder why their shareholders think spending corporate money in that manner is good for the bottomline.
    Agree.

    If it was a conservative group of college students protesting Starbucks in Washington state, the conservatives on this board would be all aglow with pride and posts about how great America is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ColoREDo View Post
    OCCUPY!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedBlack&Blue View Post
    Agree.

    If it was a conservative group of college students protesting Starbucks in Washington state, the conservatives on this board would be all aglow with pride and posts about how great America is.
    Actually, I would find it as ridiculous as protesting Chick fil-a. Seems their time would be better spent studying.

    I have no idea what Starbucks politics are, but I will not spend $4 for a cup of coffee. I prefer my coffee hot and black and drink it at my own home for about ten cents a cup. If I am travelling I will pay a buck for a good cup of coffee at WaWa or 7-11, but I will not pay four bucks for a cup of Joe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cm husker View Post
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    Personally, I don't have a problem with chick fil-a, but I wonder why their shareholders think spending corporate money in that manner is good for the bottomline.
    Privately held company so no shareholders worries
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    I think people have too much free time on their hands.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joestrummer View Post
    Probably so, but I guess I don't remember college students picketing Subway or Wendy's or whatever, maybe they have. Free markets rule!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cm husker View Post
    So, the klan should be welcomed open arms in the spirit of inclusiveness?

    Nothing wrong with college students exercising political power to pressure corporations when those corporations spend money lobbying against the students' belief.

    Isnt that the American way?

    Personally, I don't have a problem with chick fil-a, but I wonder why their shareholders think spending corporate money in that manner is good for the bottomline.
    Holy crap, are you seriously comparing Chik-Fil-A donating money to traditional family values organizations to the Ku Klux Klan? In the first response to the thread?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedBlack&Blue View Post
    Agree.

    If it was a conservative group of college students protesting Starbucks in Washington state, the conservatives on this board would be all aglow with pride and posts about how great America is.
    I think this shows just how little you know about conservatives. Why would a conservative group waste time protesting Starbucks? Their products are overrated and overpriced, but I can't stop the Occupy-types from spending their unemployment checks there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedBlack&Blue View Post
    Agree.

    If it was a conservative group of college students protesting Starbucks in Washington state, the conservatives on this board would be all aglow with pride and posts about how great America is.
    Absurd, this conservative doesn't care a whip about one's corporate policy. Just like I watch Alec Baldwin, Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon, etc (name your most Hollywood leftist) movies/shows without having a fit on their politics.

    If a owner of his/her company does something against my community standard guess what ? i don't go there.





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