Bigot Mike Huckabee

Mike Huckabee is just another of those Fox News bigots. Huckabee announced recently that Aug.1st will be "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day," a day on which he is encouraging people to patronize the fast food chain.

Huckabee joins most of the other Fox News bigots,including Sean Hannity in promoting discrimination. They believe they deserve rights and they are the only ones entitled to Marriage. Why are these people in New York City anyway? New York is the birth place of Gay Rights and Huckabee should go back to Arkansas and eat his Chick-fil-A there.


I have been incensed at the vitriolic assaults on the Chick fil-A company because the CEO, Dan Cathy, made comments recently in which he affirmed his view that the Biblical view of marriage should be upheld. The Cathy family, led by Chick fil-A founder Truett Cathy, are a wonderful Christian family who are committed to operating the company with Biblical principles and whose story is the true American success story. Starting at age 46 Truett Cathy built Chick fil-A into a $4 billion a year enterprise with over 1600 stores. At 91, he is still active in the company, but his son Dan runs it day to day as CEO.It's a great American story that is being smeared by vicious hate speech and intolerant bigotry from the left.

The Chick fil-A company refuses to open on Sundays so that their employees can go to church if they wish. Despite the pressure from malls, airports, and the business world to open on Sundays, they still don't. They treat customers and employees with respect and dignity.

I ask you to join me in speaking out on Wednesday, August 1 "Chick fil-A Appreciation Day.” No one is being asked to make signs, speeches, or openly demonstrate. The goal is simple: Let's affirm a business that operates on Christian principles and whose executives are willing to take a stand for the Godly values we espouse by simply showing up and eating at Chick fil-A on Wednesday, August 1. Too often, those on the left make corporate statements to show support for same sex marriage, abortion, or profanity, but if Christians affirm traditional values, we're considered homophobic, fundamentalists, hate-mongers, and intolerant. This effort is not being launched by the Chick fil-A company and no one from the company or family is involved in proposing or promoting it.

There's no need for anyone to be angry or engage in a verbal battle. Simply affirm appreciation for a company run by Christian principles by showing up on Wednesday, August 1 or by participating online – tweeting your support or sending a message on Facebook.

Councilwoman Christine Quinn had this to say. 

  “I don’t want businesses that hold discriminatory views and feelings, but I don’t have any legal recourse or reason to block this company,” the City Council Speaker told reporters Tuesday.

Chick-Fil-A President Dan Cathy proclaimed his gay-marriage views in a recent radio spot, igniting a national controversy as officials in several cities declared the chain unwelcome.

“We are asking Mr. Cathy to reconsider, open up his mind and really overcome his homophobia and stop investing his money in efforts to limit the rights of LGBT Americans,” Quinn added.

James Edstrom's take on Chick-fil-A: Since the only Chick-fil-A in New York City, is on our own NYU College campus, I think we have every right to demand they close it. Why you ask? Because NYU uses public money and our laws in New York City ban discriminatory practices. And this is what the Chick-fil-A owner is saying, he has more rights than gay and lesbians. As for allowing Chick-fil-A to open more branches in New York City, we have every right to deny any applications for this company or any other company. The City Council can just vote to deny any application and not have to give a reason. This is also why we have community boards. 

We do not need Chick-fil-A in New York City. Companies are fighting to open here and the last thing we need is some religious morons opening businesses here and preaching hatred.  We also wonder how many gay employees Chick-fil-A has or do they discriminate in hiring gays and lesbians. WE WONDER!