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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Media Musings: Is That Chicken a Bit Off? [Updated]

 

Don't be Chikin Fill Red KettleIf food has a sell-by date, perhaps news, as opposed to history, has a tell-by date. I am just getting around to this topic, reflecting on a story that was very much under the radar this past month, after initially being served up with lots of sizzle before Thanksgiving. Yes, this would be Chick-fil-A versus the Salvation Army.

You will recall that Chick-fil-A very prominently disassociated itself from the Salvation Army, smearing the Salvation Army as bigoted. This smear by a professedly Christian family-owned business was especially dangerous to the continued viability in the public square of any bible-believing Christian organization or individual. Such action demanded a response from organizations like the American Family Association, yet we heard nothing all through the Advent and Christmas season, the prime time for Salvation Army fundraising.

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There’s a story out of Seattle about Dick Clarke, an 85-year-old man who for the last 18 years rang a bell for the Salvation Army during every holiday season, collecting money for the homeless outside of Nordstrom’s downtown store. During those years he raised more than $100,000 for the cause. He also gained a whole […]

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Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. et tu, Chick-fil-A?

 

Unlike Kanye, I have never written a song comparing my beloved to Chick-fil-A though it might work just plugging it in to Shakespeare’s Sonnet #18: Shall I compare thee to a Chick-fil-A? Like most people, Christians included, I just enjoyed a good chicken sandwich. I also appreciated a rare corporate entity that offered a polite nod to my faith instead of trying to make me forget it or apologize for it.

So, I was quite taken aback to see news reports that Chick-fil-A would end its support for so-called “anti-LGBT groups.” Who are these groups? The Salvation Army and The Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Huh? Labeling these organizations “anti-LGBT groups” is quite curious. To be sure, they are formally “Christian” organizations that hold traditional Christian views about homosexuality and same-sex marriage. But the work they perform in the communities they serve cannot be characterized as “anti-LGBT” in good faith. Yet, the litany of news stories about this shift in policy has identified them as such without any qualification.

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Isn’t that what the Bible teaches? What does it say about ‘willful evil’? Because that’s what I think has happened to Chick-fil-A. The mob that harassed the company are being guided by ‘willful evil’. They are lied to, and the company is lied about, by those who WANT to destroy anyone, or anything, who stands […]

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Don’t Be Chikin: Give to the Salvation Army

 

Don't be Chikin Fill Red KettleIt took less than a generation for the corporate leadership of Chick-fil-A to turn on and spit in the face of its founder, S. Truett Cathy. The fast-food restaurant chain has thrived on the wallets of Bible-believing Christians who responded to the secular supremacist left’s boycott with a buycott that crushed and exposed the real economic weakness of the radical left. Now, however, the non-Truett family president and COO has attacked the core customer base to score social credit with his business elite peers, funding luxury beliefs at the direct expense of the least, the last, the poorest among us. Every Bible-believing Christian, and everyone of goodwill, should respond with a new kind of buycott. Starting this Friday, and running until Christmas Day, the Nativity of Christ, don’t be chikin, give to the Salvation Army.

John Hinderaker, of PowerLine, explains Chick-fil-A’s cave to the Christian-hating left:

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Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. What Is Chick-Fil-A’s Core Competence?

 

That would be chicken, yes? Finally, a couple of years ago, we got our first Chick-Fil-A here in the Pacific Northwest, and it has met all our expectations. Most stores are busy all day long, with lines at the drive-through and tables filled inside. The employees are as nice and courteous as can be, reflecting the values of the chain’s owners. New stores generate lots of excitement and long lines as soon as they open. And the food is wonderful.

But a story I read today on Fox News indicates that they may be contemplating what I consider a very bad move. They are considering adding “fake chicken” to their menu. Why, pray tell, would a restaurant chain that makes the best chicken sandwiches around consider adding “vegan” options? What would a vegan want at a store that specializes in chicken?

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Go to the New Yorker to read “Chick-fil-A’s Creepy Infiltration of New York City,” and then ask yourself: if a journalist described the construction of four mosques in Dayton or Dubuque as feeling like an “infiltration,” how sympathetic would the editors of the New Yorker be to that story?   More

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Promoted from the Ricochet Member Feed by Editors Created with Sketch. The Roaring Success of Chick-fil-A in New York City

 

Remember when Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that Chicago would not welcome a certain chicken sandwich restaurant? Or when Boston Mayor Tom Menino wrote a letter to that same company’s president saying that there was “no place for your company” in Boston? Good times. But in spite of liberal outrage over an executive expressing his views on marriage and sexuality, the hateful bigots at Chick-fil-A have opened a restaurant in Manhattan. And each day the line to enter winds down the sidewalk.

Just another success story the Mainstream Media won’t tell you.

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The Denver (Colorado) City Council is considering denying a restaurant franchisee the ability to operate at the airport because members of the City Council disagree with the politics of an owner of the restaurant franchisor. Note that there is no allegation that the restaurant or the owners violated any laws. Other cities (Chicago, Boston, and […]

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As many of you may have seen, Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A, died today at age 93. Mollie Hemingway has a lovely piece here, and I’m sure tributes are springing up over the web. However, I wanted to take a moment and share some of the memories of my life that centered around Chick-fil-a (CFA). […]

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