Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day – Making Fast Food History While Protecting the First Amendmentby Bob Quasius, Sr. on Aug. 02, 2012, under Liberal Fascism
The anti-capitalist and anti-free speech liberals may have thought they were going to damage Chick-fil-A with a planned boycott scheduled for today. Instead, conservatives rallied to engage in free enterprise capitalism as informed consumers and perhaps set a record day for a fast-food franchises sales. All across the country conservatives turned out in droves to wait in line, literally for hours, to come in and buy a lunch in support of this conservative owned business.
UPDATE: I went back to this location after work today and there was still a large crowd. While in the store, I spoke with KSEV’s Paul Bettencourt on the radio to talk about what was going on. Bettencourt had been at this store earlier in the day when I was there. He informed me the LGBT community was planning another counter-protest for this coming Friday where they will be doing a “kiss-in” protest. Bettencourt is asking conservatives to come back out Friday afternoon after work and have some more chicken! I will be back at this location Friday afternoon to report on the situation at that time.
I spoke with a manager at a store in Houston who told me, “When we opened at 10:30 there were over a hundred people waiting in line to get in. It ballooned from there!”. When I arrived at this store, I found traffic snarls in the streets and a parking lot that looked a lot like a mall on Black Friday with near gridlock throughout the massive strip center. People lined up in their cars for about a quarter mile winding through the parking lot for the drive through. Hundreds of people parked and stood in the 100 degree weather for an hour to get in to express their support and, well, have lunch in a free society.
Chick-Fil-A staff worked hard to keep up with the lines and provided water to hundreds waiting an hour to get in for lunch.
This celebration of free speech and family values began when Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy told the Baptist Press and a Christian radio program,“We are very much supportive of the family – the biblical definition of the family unit.” When asked about the company’s support of traditional marriage he replied, “Guilty as charged.”
After waiting an hour, air-conditioning greets the patient customers now ready to order their freedom meals.
This angered many in the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered) community. Libs across the country went crazy trying to damage this company which probably employs thousands of people nationwide. In Boston, Mayor Thomas Menino said he would try and deny Chick-fil-A’s applications for new business permits. Remember when Democrats used to be the people who claimed to promote and protect free speech? Why is it the party that preaches diversity and tolerance are so intolerant of those whose opinions are diverse from theirs? Here we have a time where Democrats are doing nothing to create jobs and now they want to attack a company that actually is creating jobs!
Last week, after appearing at at rally for U.S. Senate Candidate (and now Republican nominee) Ted Cruz in The Woodlands, Texas, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin upped the ante on the libs by stopping by this Chick-fil-A store, also in The Woodlands.
Extra staff were trained and prepared to take care of the droves of conservatives.
After posting my photos of my Chick-fil-A encounter on my Facebook page, I started getting comments from people who were experiencing the same phenomenon in their communities. The manager at my store told me business had been so intense their computer system crashed nationwide and had to be restarted. In the meantime, hundreds of people waited patiently and quietly to simply get their turn.
Today was an exciting day for Chick-fil-A and for America. For Chick-fil-A, they may well serve more meals in one day than have ever been sold by a single company. Certainly more per store than any other, I would think. For America, it was an opportunity to show we still stand for family values and we will stand up to protect the 1st Amendment.
And… If anyone was wondering if the Tea Party was alive and well, or if we were still willing to turn out in huge numbers… Just look at the massive turnout in yesterday’s run-off election and today’s Chick-fil-A events. Obama, WE ARE COMING!
Editor’s Note: As with any blog with a byline, the opinions presented are the author’s and not necessarily the official stance of Cafe Con Leche Republicans. Cafe Con Leche Republicans does not take a position on gay marriage, but as conservatives and patriotic Americans we most certainly support free speech and the first amendment!