As Twitchy reported earlier, Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day has been a huge success. Supporters of free speech, tasty chicken and religious freedom are turning out in droves.

Even as many progressive tolerance tyrants cling bitterly to their failed Chick-fil-A boycott, some are actually encouraging conservatives to “eat mor chikin” … on the off-chance it might kill them.

Some loving, tolerant liberals hope they won’t have to wait long for the waffle fries and chicken to kill off Chick-fil-A supporters.

https://twitter.com/Molly_Kats/status/230720002150526976

https://twitter.com/HarveyMilkshake/status/230724628811747328

https://twitter.com/_MarkRDobbins/status/230666886088626178

Aw, this one’s a real sweetheart. He doesn’t want Chick-fil-A patrons to die … as long as they suffer. A lot.

Others, like “Daily Show” co-creator Lizz Winstead, are more patient. They’re willing to wait for heart disease (or fatal diarrhea) to take out the “bigots,” aka freedom-loving chicken-eaters.

https://twitter.com/oh_soleil/statuses/230706036800114688

https://twitter.com/drisawesome/status/230709568907386880

https://twitter.com/johnatkinsxx/status/230702733471125505

https://twitter.com/SorcererLance/status/230712397768294400

https://twitter.com/JohnTMickevich/status/230701572915617796

That’s an awful lot of hate from people who claim all they want is to “let love live.”

Keep it up, tolerance bullies. Keep wishing “Bible thumpers” would choke to death on their peach shakes and Chick-n-Strips and see how much that does for your cause.

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Update: it looks like at least one person just wasn’t patient enough for heart disease to do its work and instead called in a bomb threat to a Chick-fil-A in Martinsburg, W. Va.

  • Tamara Bates-Rhodes

    Just makes me sad reading the comments. So much hatred. So sad.

    • Governor Squid

      I’d feel worse for the commenters, except for the fact that they’re actively contributing to a political environment where they really will be able to kill off those who make the distinction between ‘tolerance’ and ‘wholehearted enthusiasm.’

    • http://twitter.com/GarvinMusic Laura Garvin

      Isn’t that the worst part of it though? Makes me sad too.

    • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

      It’s out of frustration for the hatred shown by so many who have attacked anyone wanting to boycott CFA…who didn’t even understand the REAL reason the boycott was taking place to begin with. I don’t agree with some of the things some have said, but you cannot honestly group every single person boycotting CFA as saying the same things these people said. Not every single Liberal feels that way, just as not every single conservative agrees with what Dan Cathy has done.

      • Brian Bennett

        Dan Cathy has “done” nothing but stand up for his personal beliefs. No wrong in that, just as there is no wrong in CFA serving and hiring without discrimination and not based on Dan Cathy’s personal beliefs. The “Boycott” is the first Obama stimulus that worked to actually stimulate a business!

      • John Fowler

        If CFA has mistreated any gay employees, by all means contact the EEOC. However, Don Cathy’s views are his and as long as no employee rights are infringed upon, it’s a non-issue.

        • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

          CFA has also fired women so they could be as they see what they should be, stay at home mothers.

        • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles
          • Flyover_Country

            Heather – I thought that article was serious. Then I saw the last paragraph about the homosexual chickens and violating biblical law – so it is obviously a joke. BTW – when the court rules that the woman was discriminated against I will be interested in hearing about it. Until then I am not interested in employment discrimination suits which are usually filed by ex-employees trying to make a quick buck. In fact, one of my clients had a discrimination suit filed against them for terminating an employee with a blood alcohol level over .20 at work who fell down a flight of stairs. Discrimination suit was filed so obviously my client was in the wrong!!! Right???

      • http://twitter.com/GarvinMusic Laura Garvin

        You’re right, Heather, that’s why I care for everyone. If I read a post with conservatives screaming hatred (which I know they do) I would be just as disappointed.

        • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

          What about the articles you read about Liberals’ screaming hatred? It’s okay then I guess.

      • Penelope210

        What has the man ‘done’ other than express his beliefs? It is you liberals that want to stop free speech. Most of the people going to CFA today did so because of your side fascist tactics. Put a sock in it.

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kathleen-Craigie/100000164807155 Kathleen Craigie

          Absolutely….. I would support CHICK-FIL-A just in the name of FREEDOM OF SPEECH and standing up to the p.c. gestapo tactics of the oh-so-tolerant Left. Our FIRST AMENDMENT FREEDOMS are under attack as never before and as critical as the economy is, THIS, I believe, is of far greater urgency in this country for EVERY- ONE!!! Some believe that only THEIR side should have FREE SPEECH and TOLERANCE afforded to them and any dissenting viewpoint is treated as HATE SPEECH which is not only discouraged, but, if they get their way, will NOT be ALLOWED in our country, lest this group or that decides that they are OFFENDED, of course….

          Well, I, for one, have NO WISH to live in that kind of world….and most
          Americans would agree, but we can guess who would be TOTALLY “okay” with such an arrangement, can’t we????

          It would be those who are just so INSECURE in their OWN beliefs that they feel they must…and even have the RIGHT to suppress and silence the speech of those they disagree with…. just so they
          can go on living in their little Kool-Aid world of denial and “special victim” mentality…..

          • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

            How are you 1st amendment rights being threatened? Please explain.

          • http://profile.yahoo.com/RFQCNQZWFAFRSVP2MIHPXUM4SY Mr

            I’ll explain. You guys are calling for boycotts against people whose private beliefs conflict with yours,based on nothing more than the fact that you don’t like their beliefs.His company has not discriminated against gay employees or customers. Actually the full extent of his “crime” is responding “guilty as charged” when someone asked him if he supported the biblical conception of a marriage. BIG FREAKIN DEAL. There are lots of CEO’s with private beliefs about a lot of stuff that I disagree with, I don’t attack them financially for it like a rabid weasel. I think boxing is a much more rigorous and artful sport than baseball, but I don’t attempt to boycott a guy for calling baseball “the great American pastime” when someone asks him if he likes baseball or boxing more.

        • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

          What he has done:
          Dan Cathy has used profits from his restaurant chain to donate $5M to organizations that want to:

          1) Criminilize gay people by bringing back sodomy.
          2) Deny gay people the ability to serve in the military by reinstating DADT.
          3) Make it okay to fire gay people.
          4) Make it okay to deny housing and public accommodations to gay people.
          5) Deny gay parents access to their own children.
          6) Deny potential gay parents the ability to adopt children.
          7) Deny children of gay couples the protection that comes from having both parents recognized as having responsibility for that child.
          8) Treat gay people as broken and in need of repair, and
          9) Create an atmosphere of hate and contempt that leads gay teenagers to be 40% of all homeless teens and 3 times as likely as straight teenagers to commit suicide.

          He hasn’t simply expressed his beliefs. Try again.

          • S_O_T_A

            “Criminilize gay people by bringing back sodomy.”
            Considering how unhealthy homosexual sex is, this is a good thing.

            “Deny gay people the ability to serve in the military by reinstating DADT.”
            The military should be concerned about winning wars, not making political statements, and homosexuality in the ranks is never condusive to good morale.

            3, 4
            If people do not openly force approval of homosexual sex, there is not really a problem.

            “Deny gay parents access to their own children.”
            Two men or two women cannot be parents to one child. That is biologically impossible, laws notwithstanding.
            Has it ever occurred to you that homosexuality denies children access to at least one parent?

            6,7
            See above

            “Treat gay people as broken and in need of repair”
            Well that is because they are in need of repair. That is called compassion and love, in case you are wondering.

            “Create an atmosphere of hate and contempt that leads gay teenagers to be 40% of all homeless teens and 3 times as likely as straight teenagers to commit suicide.”
            That is a baseless accusation. The fact is that suicide is just as prevalent in areas where homosexuality has wide acceptance, so the argument is simply untrue. It is the lifestyle itself that creates the statistic, not the response from others.

            I wish you could say you’re just ‘expressing your beliefs’ when you have an expectation of forcing others via rule of law to approve of homosexual sex.

          • MirrorKrys

            Heather is a troll trying to take over the thread. The reason people are supporting the first amendment rights of Chick fil A is because mayors of cities want to deny them licenses to operate – Heather and others can choose not to eat there, but politicians have no right to use their power to deny businesses a license based on their opinions. What if towns decided not to allow gays to open a business because they are for same sex marriages or because they donated to same sex causes? Leave people to their beliefs. That is what the Bill of Rights is about, and the gov’t should not economically try to destroy someone based on their beliefs. Individuals can choose not to shop or spend their money there that is different but not use the power of the gov’t (which is supposed to be protecting our rights not destroying them). These lousy big cities allow topless clubs, and turn blind eyes to drug dealing and illegal aliens, but don’t dare be a Christian and operate a business! If another religion had a business (and they do) and they had the same beliefs, which they do, I bet the politicians would be too scared to open their mouths.

          • Rick Hall

            Towns have decided not to allow gays to open a business just because they are a gay business. It happened in Ft Worth Tx about ten years ago. It was actually an established business and they were forced to shut down just because they catered to a gay clientele. So don’t ask us “what if questions.

          • Rick Hall

            Your “arguments” are biased and therefore invalid,

          • S_O_T_A

            In all seriousness, Rick, that’s just lame. Why did you even bother?

          • Rick Hall

            Because your are arguments are indeed biased, which does make them invalid. In all seriousness.

          • S_O_T_A

            Rick, you’re an adult. Has it remotely occurred to you that you are biased too? So, pointing out bias is not a strong counterargument – you are subject to exactly the same criticism!

            If anything is biased, it is nature, which endorses heterosexuality 100% of the time, where male/female is present. Everybody has a mother and father. How ‘intolerant’ and ‘homophobic’ of reality to be that way! 😀

            So yeah, I’m biased because I point to something that only respects one point of view – when one of each sex comes together in sexual union. Big deal. (rolls eyes). Maybe you will actually deal with TRUTH or falsehoods as a valid criteria instead and not be so ridiculous and ironic.

          • Rick Hall

            If nature endorses heterosexuality 100% of the time. then why is about 4% of population homosexual. Your math is off a little ( and your logic.)

        • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

          And, please, don’t attempt to silence me by telling me “to put a sock in it”. You’re allowed free speech, why don’t you feel I’m not allowed the same? Hypocrite.

          • Penelope210

            Putting a sock in your mouth might have prevented you from making a fool out of yourself that’s all. Please proceed.

          • Rick Hall

            She’s not the one making a fool of herself.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kathleen-Craigie/100000164807155 Kathleen Craigie

        Dan Cathy hasn’t DONE anything wrong.,….except to hold and express beliefs and views that YOU disagree with……..Since when is he or anyone else OBLIGATED to believe or think as YOU or anyone else does!!!!

        Ah, yes,….. more liberal tolerance there!!!!

      • dlh8

        How funny that Mr. Cathy has stated the same position on gay marriage that the LIbs terrible president Obama also stated until a few months ago. Why did you vote for him?

    • John Fowler

      Could you imagine if we were like, “Hey, Chick-fil-A haters–we might have high cholesterol, but at least we won’t die from AIDS!” They would have aneurysms flipping out over it; yet, it’s kosher for them to wish traditionalists dead. Of course, they would have to look up irony to get why their views are so laughable.

      • Carabella1

        And… Yet we’re so much more healthy eating our liberal-commie-socialist-gay-loving-pro-choice-womens-rights-supporting foods. You’re not traditionalists. You’re moronic, obese Mitt-twits. We’re not worried… We’re patient. You people will either die off soon of congestive heart failure or become too fat to get out of bed (while crying because you have no health insurance).

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kathleen-Craigie/100000164807155 Kathleen Craigie

          Such NICE people representing the WARM AND FUZZY Liberal Left!! Such a blessing they all are!!!!

          • Carabella1

            Not here to make you feel good, cupcake. It wouldn’t help anyway. Too much nasty on the Reichwing.

          • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

            And the Left wing as well.

          • http://www.facebook.com/keith.nelson.56027 Keith Nelson

            You might want to check your history the reichstadt was from your side you remember the nazi’s which was the national socialist party in germany. Just thought you would want to know.

        • http://www.facebook.com/keith.nelson.56027 Keith Nelson

          Carabella1 what you forget is people have kids! with all the diversity training in schools why is racism still around? I will tell you it is because parents teach their kids. You don’t think conservative parents don’t teach their kids conservative values? I am afraid to tell you they do. So your going to be waiting a while. I am actually a libertarian, but have your way and keep spreading your hate your the one who looks like the idiot!

          • Rick Hall

            Conservative parents teach their kids hate then. And my parents are conservative. Both my sister and I are gay, so often the children see through the ignorance of their parents. The fact that the majority of young people support gay marriage shows this to be true. People are evolving. http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/05/strong-support-for-gay-marriage-now-exceeds-strong-opposition/

          • Shelby is a Patriot

            Not really. The kids in my class may say they support gay marriage, but just as quickly use words like “gay”, “queer”, and “faggot” as insults. You’d be an idiot to assume the majority of my generation know what it’s talking about. They can’t even tell you when the Constitution was signed, much less what’s in it.

          • Rick Hall

            It doesn’t matter what the kids are saying. I’m referring to the young adults who are voting for gay rights.

          • Shelby is a Patriot

            Actually, it does, seeing as they will be young adults soon as well. In fact, there is no difference. My generation as a whole is like that. There are kids who go to Berkeley and our as dumb as rocks, of course, that’s a problem with our education system, which is an entirely different matter. But like I said, there is no difference between those young adults, and the up and coming young adults. they act the same, they talk the same, and they think the same. They are the same Generation. Of course, every once in a while you come across those of us who aren’t drinking the kool-aid, but I can assure you they are not among the crowd you just mentioned.

          • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

            As a young adult, I opposed it twice in elections. And apparently my peers did too as it never went through.

            I have nothing against civil unions, however.

          • Flyover_Country

            Rick – never – NOT ONCE – have voters, when asked to vote, approved gay marriage. NOT ONCE. Until then – when people are polled and say they support gay rights – it is just a poll and people tend to tell the pollster what is politically correct so they aren’t scorned. BTW – you are gay – I am not. Now that we have cleared that up let’s move on to something that matters like helping to move Barack and Michelle back to Chicago where they fit in so well with the Chicago Mob.

          • Rick Hall

            You’re not a very good teacher if you allow your students to use such hateful language in your class. But you probably approve.

          • Shelby is a Patriot

            I’m not a teacher. I’m a student.

          • Rick Hall

            Then, you’re just not a very good person. My mistake.

          • Shelby is a Patriot

            I never said I use that language (I don’t at all). Most of my generation does, though. Take it out on them, not me.

          • http://profile.yahoo.com/RFQCNQZWFAFRSVP2MIHPXUM4SY Mr

            Well,they’ll stop evolving once they’re all gay, won’t they?Whatever you think about it, you can’t exactly call homosexuality a mechanism for evolution.

          • Rick Hall

            They won’t all be gay you dimwit. They will be more accepting. It’s already happening. We are just waiting for all the bigots to die off. And it’s the straight who keep reproducing the gay people. Thanks for that, by the way!

          • http://profile.yahoo.com/RFQCNQZWFAFRSVP2MIHPXUM4SY Mr

            The people you refer to as “bigots” produce children.Gay people do not. Take a guess about who will die off first.Every time you try to bully someone into supporting your agenda,you create another person opposed to same sex marriage. I mean,look at me, I don’t care one way or the other. I don’t plan to get married at all and I’m straight. I’ve never showed up on the fundamental christian side to picket gay marriage,nor have I showed up for your side to demand it. After your insults,though, and reading the ideas of the more radical segments of your population (I’m an independent,I read material from BOTH sides) who truly are motivated by a desire to do harm to,wipe out,or otherwise punish straight people based on their stated goals,who throw around nasty slurs like “breeder” at straight people,how likely do you think it is that I will pick your side to fight for? Might as well pick the Christians. They have a hateful fringe like you do, who sometimes throw slurs at gay people,but at least they don’t wish ME harm based on MY sexual orientation. They offer me an advantage in that they will do me no harm, YOU offer me nothing but bullying and hatred and guaranteed harm in reward for my support.

            You don’t have to be Albert Einstein to work that one out.

            By the way,we have the ability to prevent gay people from being born by use of a hormone-based supplement to the mother’s amniotic fluid. This eradicates all non-gender normative expressions in utero. If you people keep promising violence and delivering hatred toward straights, it is likely someone will make the call to use this supplement, and then you will have very few other gays to “love”. I would hate to see that happen personally,but I have no power to change anything. You gays do, you can prevent that from happening by not being psychotically violent toward straight people and generally acting like hateful unhinged lunatics.If you choose not to exercise that power, please do not blame me or other straight people for the results.

          • Rick Hall

            Yes, I already said straight people are the ones producing gay people.( although gay people are capable of having children too. It there were a hormone-based supplement that stops gays from developing in the womb, don’t you think every conservative would be lining up around the block to get their hands on it. Time to come to the land of reality.

          • http://profile.yahoo.com/RFQCNQZWFAFRSVP2MIHPXUM4SY Mr

            Nope,believe it or not,these guys really believe “all that Jesus crap” they talk about,and like their Christ,believe in giving people free will to make choices,wrong or right.Your blinkers prevent you from seeing the truth.By the way, while lesbians have perfectly functional wombs,they must still reproduce heterosexually. Their eggs must be fertilized in the natural method that radical gays despise. Gay men must hire a surrogate to bear children after being ARTIFICIALLY (as in,”not natural”) inseminated. I can kind of see how realizations like that might be why you guys are so angry and intolerant.I mean,you hold a worldview that your own beliefs are right in spite of mother nature telling you the opposite on a daily basis,like a person who refuses to believe in gravity.I’d be pretty mad too.

            Land of reality? You believe it’s perfectly normal to mate with people you can’t reproduce with without assistance from others who mate the way nature intended for humans. You believe it’s normal for two people who cannot produce children to raise the children of those who did mate,rather than fertilizing a member of the opposite sex and producing a child of your own.

            Son,I am living in the land of reality. In my world, 2+2=4 and man+woman=children,whereas man+man=AutoImmune Defiency Syndrome or DEATH by common cold.

          • Rick Hall

            So, you are obviously against all conceptions that are not “natural,” artificial insemination, etc., and all adoptions? How arrogant is that! Oh and man + woman also can =AIDS. And AIDS is caused by a virus, not two men having sex, son.

          • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

            My parents are Conservative and they taught me to love my fellow humans no matter what their stances are. Why do you have so much hatred in your heart? You need to let it go and know everyone has a difference of opinion and nothing will change that. Hatred will get you no where in life. Love will.

          • Rick Hall

            I’ve been forced to be on the defensive to fight for my rights, Please forgive me if comes off as hate. It’s not.

          • http://www.facebook.com/keith.nelson.56027 Keith Nelson

            Considering my parents are conservative and my grandma is gay they taught me to love her the same. I am not against gay marriage I don’t care either way it goes. If you get married great if you don’t great what you do doesn’t effect me one way or another therefore I don’t care. The flaw is your argument is that your saying only conservatives teach to hate liberals are capable of the same. My history get a little hazzy but weren’t all the great dictators of the 2nd world war on the left being socialists and communists? Don’t tell me about hate

          • Rick Hall

            I said I see hate on both side. Pay attention please.

          • Carabella1

            No. I don’t. I’ve seen what they’re taught. I’ve escorted kids out of my home for using the ‘N’ word and their parents can’t understand my problem. The word ‘queer’ is thrown around like it’s normal in their homes. And then they go to church on Sunday… Yet god help me because I won’t go to ‘heaven’ like they will because they’re ‘saved’. Seriously?
            Please. Hate? Me? Nah… I’ll leave that to you people.

          • Fox

            Hoping that people die from congestive heart failure.
            Nah! No hatred there!

          • Shelby is a Patriot

            My Gay brother uses the word queer…As an insult.

          • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

            Technically the only meaning of the word is someone or something out of the norm.

          • Rick Hall

            He must suffer from internalized homophobia. I wonder where he picked that up from?

          • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

            Let me get this straight. You escort people out of your home for saying the ‘N’ word and ‘Q’ word, yet you spill out all the hate above calling people you don’t even know fat, “Mitt-twits”, and hope people die? It sounds like you are being a hypocrit. How is what you said above any better than calling someone the ‘N’ word or ‘Q’ word? Both are negative and hate filled, and neither of those two words or what you wrote should have been said. Period. You act like you are a sanctimonious person in the post above when you are at the same level as those you kick out of your home.

          • Carabella1

            I can be sanctimonious, dear, because I pay the mortgage. Now quit your whining and run along.

          • Rick Hall

            Carabella is a hypocrite. That was just proved by her post.

          • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

            Exactly.

          • http://www.facebook.com/keith.nelson.56027 Keith Nelson

            Queer meaning different. It is not good to use the “N” word, but on the same token I am called a “honkey”. I am not racist. Personally I judge people on their contentent and not color. Not that your going to believe me, but the hate speach usually comes from the left. I am not saying the right doesn’t say some stupid crap people are human. There are liberals I agree with. The point is wishing ppl to die because they don’t agree with is horrible. That is like me saying I hope your whole family dies because you said something I don’t agree with. Think about it. I wish you the best of luck in your life.

        • dlh8

          That is what is so funny about liberals…they really believe they are right. Just like they think they are the only ones that eat healthy! Most of us don’t even eat at Chick-Fil-A, but we did it today to support free speech and traditional marriage! I can’t wait to vote for Romney this November. He is a a great man,
          and will be a fantastic president!

          • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

            You said it well!

          • Rick Hall

            That’s odd. I think the same thing about the right. They really believe they are right.

        • Shelby is a Patriot

          So you admit you’re a commie? 0_o

        • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

          Act like an adult. Adults don’t sound like they are still in grade school. You know nothing about anyone you are talking about, so it is best you say nothing at all.

          • Carabella1

            Actually, Sweetie, I am and I do. Cutesy avatar there little girl.

          • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

            Of course you do, dear, of course you do. You just keep right on thinking that. You’re just precious with your little remarks! Actually, adorable would be the apt word.

    • http://twitter.com/DesScorp Douglas

      Doesn’t make me sad at all. It’s truth in advertising. It’s what they ARE. They’re crappy, bitter little mini-fascists. Their swastikas are rainbow flags and Obama campaign signs. I WANT them to tweet this stuff. I want America to see them exactly for what they are.

      • http://twitter.com/tha_nav Christian Navarro

        Its true, very true. Their colors shine in times like these. And its all ugly, ALL OF IT.

      • Fox

        They are all just little Obamagruppenführer wanna-be’s
        running around kissing the hind end of der Gestapobama.

    • http://www.facebook.com/mark.funk.311 Mark Funk

      You could always ….stop reading them?

  • Cindy Eaddy

    I thought we were all supposed to be tolerant; where is all this hate coming from? So sad.

    • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

      Where has the tolerance been by many of the conservatives, going out of their way to support Dan Cathy’s bigotry and hatred? Calling Liberals names, some wishing death upon Liberals, trying to silence them, and continually trying to take basic rights away from the LGBT community by funding and supporting the hate organizations Dan Cathy used corporate money to support. Don’t be so hypocritical.

      • Brian Bennett

        Lying doesn’t make your case.

        • Rick Hall

          She’s not lying. You just ignore the facts that you don’t like.

          • John Fowler

            Then state your sources or admit you’re talking utter nonsense. Disagreement on a position is not hatred, and it is intellectually disingenuous to suggest it is.

          • Rick Hall
          • Rick Hall
          • John Fowler

            The issue with donating to the organization that had a board member try to help write Ugandan law is extremely questionable, the rest seems to be ideology issues. I don’t agree with adultery, but that doesn’t mean I hate adulterers. I think there is a huge discrepancy in definitions in this debate. At any rate, I was mainly talking about what she said about conservatives attempting to silence liberals. You guys realize conservatives believe in freedom of speech for everyone, right? You and I seem to be diametrically opposed in thinking, but not for a second would I question your right to think as you choose. That’s completely wrong-headed and benefits no one.

          • Rick Hall

            We have never denied anyone their freedom of speech. That would be counterproductive don’t you think?( All of what is mentioned in the link I sent you is a matter of public record BTW,)

          • John Fowler

            Sorry, Rick–haven’t been on in a bit, so I didn’t mean to seem I was ignoring you. As far as the denying marriage rights thing goes, I think it’s a matter of definitions as to what constitutes marriage. I think Don Cathy would be equally against other types of marriage, such as polygamy or incest. But I’m merely guessing, and it’s not like I’m his spokesperson. I’m just some guy making a guess about someone else’s inclinations and perspective, which is to say I might be way, way off. Also, I read something in the link you provided that troubled me about FRC supporting Ugandan genocide against homosexuals–which is something all decent souls would be against in today’s world–however, I just heard maybe an hour ago on the radio this was debunked by CBS a couple years ago. I haven’t had the chance to look into it yet, but I do hope it’s untrue.

          • Rick Hall

            Then, why are trying to deny us the right to marry the one we love?

      • upsetmoderate

        A basic right that’s never existed. Liberals love to make up rights. You have the right to freedom of speech. You have the right to own a gun. You don’t have the right to make the state recognize gay marriage. It’s not in the constitution and you actually have to get public support to make it legal

        • Rick Hall

          Just like blacks before they got their rights and women before they got their right to vote, etc.

          • Ohmaar

            Well, not JUST like. You see it was Republicans that fought for blacks against the Democrats in the Civil War to set blacks free from slavery. It was Republicans that fought for blacks against the Democrats in 1964 to pass the Civil Rights Act to make blacks equal. And now its the Republicans that are fighting for marriage against the Democrats to keep it holy. Thank God the Democrats are keeping their losing streak alive!

          • Rick Hall

            It doesn’t matter which side fights for equal rights as long as someone does. Why is the right dropping the ball on this issue?

          • Carabella1

            Riiight… Keep living that dream, crack-baby.

          • Rick Hall

            What a clever response. So, now I’m a crack baby just because I’m willing to fight for my rights to love whom I want. Maybe you need to take another hit off the pipe.

          • Carabella1

            Rick… Look who I was responding to… @Ohmaar.
            Apology accepted.

          • Rick Hall

            My sincere apology! These postings get confusing sometimes, especially when being attacked on all fronts!

          • Carabella1

            Rick, I know exactly what you mean. It’s fun to mess with their heads, though. 😉

          • Rick Hall

            Yes, it is. And it is so easy to do so sometimes.They think the world will come an end if they don’t get their way in everything!

          • Carabella1

            Denial is an amazing thing, isn’t it? We’ll be ready for hankies for them on November 7th.

          • Rick Hall

            I just ordered a truck load of hankies for them. See? We do have compassion!

          • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

            Maybe you shouldn’t call anyone that insult.

          • Carabella1

            Wow, little Di Ann… wasn’t aware you were involved in this discussion. Were you feeling ignored?

          • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

            Typical troll.

          • Rick Hall

            Carabella, I do apologize for that. Sometimes these posts get hard to follow, especially when you’re being attacked on all sides. Sorry!

          • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

            And there you go calling names again. Sad.

          • Carabella1

            And you people are hypocrites:
            Mark • 3 hours ago−Awww, look at the Fascist Lefties have hissy fits about the success of #Chickfila Day. They’re so cute.Dwayne P Theriot • 3 hours ago−The only “Choking” that’s going to be happening is when you Libtards choke on the landslide victory Romney will deliver to Obama on Nov. 6th.****************************************************I could go on and on. So, please. Stop your insane blubbering about us mean, nasty liberals. Pot… kettle… get it?

          • http://www.facebook.com/keith.nelson.56027 Keith Nelson

            Carabella1 you are wrong on this issue. LBJ fought the civil rights act for a long time, and it wasn’t untill he became president that he passed a watered down version of what their rights would be. He only saw black people as votes hence the welfare begins. Don’t believe me do some research. MLK jr. Was a republican if you wanted a quick history lesson.

          • Tony Reusser

            People are born black. People have also been known to be born female. People are not born gay. No matter what you know, or what you think you know about genetics and hormones. The pseudo-science that says people are born gay and it is not a choice, is just that. Pseudo Science. That means “fake.” Like Global Warming. Fake. Homosexuality is perverse and abhorrent behavior. And all who choose that lifestyle have the power to NOT choose that lifestyle. The ChickFila guy who merely made a statement about his personal faith, deserves your respect and admiration. Not your bile and vitriol. Go ahead! Show me that abundance of tolerance and understanding you think you have! Show everyone in here what a good person you are.

          • Rick Hall

            And you don’t have proof that people are not born gay. I feel that I was. Have you been gay before. No, because you happened to have been born straight.

          • @bradoplata

            I am commenting with all due respect and not trolling. Most of the gay people I have met (admittedly there aren’t that many that are out) were straight first. How can you fake sexual attraction? At a minimum that is bisexuality, not homosexuality, which would change the dynamics of any political argument gays make, wouldn’t it?

          • Rick Hall

            Odd, none of the gay people that I know (and I know a lot) have ever said that they were ever straight. I have never heard that from anyone or anywhere, with all due respect.

          • @bradoplata

            I guess straight was the wrong term then. I should have said most were in heterosexual relationships, married and had kids. Then left to get into gay relationships.

          • Rick Hall

            That does happen. Gay people are forced through society or family ( or any other reason) to get married and have kids in order to “fit in.” They later realize that they have been living a lie and decide to live there honestly as gay people. I can certainly understand your confusion and thank you for bringing up your concern.

          • @bradoplata

            So then they are bisexual, and not gay. If you think you are born gay then you can’t be bisexual because you wouldn’t be attracted to the opposite sex in the first place. If you chose to be bisexual then you are choosing to be gay. How can you have it both ways?

          • Rick Hall

            No reread my post. You didn’t understand what I said. Gay people are often forced into straight relationships. That does not mean they are straight or bisexual.

          • @bradoplata

            lol, thanks for your time, but as with most gay people I discuss this with you choose to be evasive instead of answering the larger point of my question.

          • Rick Hall

            You asked me a question and I answered it. It’s not my problem if you aren’t capable of understanding the answer I carefully and thoughtfully presented to you. Good luck!

          • Darth_Venomous

            You jackasses are the ones who made the original claim about being “born that way”, chumpette. Show us the DNA sequence. Put up or shut up.

            Preferably the latter.

          • Rick Hall

            Whether we are born that way or not doesn’t matter. The point is we are here, we have always been here, and we will always be here, “chumpette.”

          • Darth_Venomous

            Whether we are born that way or not doesn’t matter. The point is we are here, we have always been here, and we will always be here

            Ohhhh no, dumbass. You heterophobes made the claim, now back it up. Otherwise, we’ve been right all along, and it’s nothing more than a lifestyle choice. And you’re damned right we discriminate based on that.

            “chumpette.”

            Monkey see, monkey do, princess? Or is it just that you’re real brave when you hide behind daddy’s pink taffeta hoop skirt?

          • Rick Hall

            Wow! such venom! You do live up to your name. I don’t have to prove my existence to anyone so get over yourself.

          • Darth_Venomous

            Wow!

            Fellow denizens of Twitchy – ever notice how the most moronic, one-brain-celled snivelings almost always begin with “Wow”?

            And I thought you were done talking to me, princess. Didn’t take long to make you my bitch, did it? (snicker)

            such vemon! You do live up to your name. I don’t have to prove my existence to anyone so get over yourself.

            Translation: “ohmygodivebeenpwned!!!!!” ROFL!

            Hey, it’s your reputation as a worthless lying skank, widdle boi. If that’s what you want to live with…well, I certainly won’t argue. (guffaw)

          • Rick Hall

            I’m nobody’s “bitch.”

          • http://www.facebook.com/chris.carlis Chris Carlis

            As a black woman old enough to remember the civil rights movement, I take great offense when people equate the right to drink at a water fountain or eat in a restaurant regardless of skin color with the desire to obtain government protection of the homosexual agenda. Stop it.

          • Rick Hall

            First, there is no gay agenda. We are not looking for “government protection.” We are fighting for equal rights. Just you once did. As a minority I cannot believe you have no compassion for another minority. You soon you forget how it once was for you. So sad…

          • http://www.facebook.com/mark.funk.311 Mark Funk

            There it is…..”as a minority…”……You aren’t a minority dumbass, you’re an american just like I am, and you can do exactly what I can do and can’t do. I cannot marry another man and neither can you but you want to be able to “call” yourselves married not to give you a warm fuzzy, but to destroy the sanctity of marriage between a man and a woman. Just like you have perverted society’s morals as a whole, and will soon render our armed forces useless because of your faggot agenda. “Eww, I’m different…..that makes me special”….
            Speaking for me personally, I have had it with you people. The only solace I get is that two of you freaks can NEVER reproduce without a third party!! BY DESIGN A’HOLES!!!

          • Rick Hall

            You sir, are the dictionary definition of “bigot.” Your post does not even warrant a response.

          • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

            Race and gender are NOT against morality nor are they deviant behavior. Homosexuality is.

          • Rick Hall

            It maybe against YOUR morality. It’s not against mine.

          • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

            It’s very offensive. You’re right.

          • Shelby is a Patriot

            Tsk tsk tsk,..Someone doesn’t know their history.

          • Rick Hall

            What history is that?

        • Carabella1

          Wow. I thought those rights were enacted by our forefathers. You are clueless.

        • http://www.facebook.com/keith.nelson.56027 Keith Nelson

          Carabella1 I think is more right here or maybe you meant something else. It is the bill of rights that give us these freedoms that, but yes you have to have the people vote on amendments to the constitution in order for them to become an amendment to the constitution.

        • Rick Hall

          Not if the Supreme Court rules in favor it. Most major issues have had to be resolved by the Supreme Court because in our country even though the Majority rules, the Minority is still protected. So, no we don’t have to get public support to make it legal. And six of our states already .give the right to recognize gay marriage,

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kathleen-Craigie/100000164807155 Kathleen Craigie

        Individuals are perfectly FREE to fund and support whoever they please, That is part of FREE SPEECH. Nobody is OBLIGATED to support the causes that YOU consider important. Nobody is TAKING any RIGHTS away from anyone. Merely expressing a VIEWPOINT and BELIEF by a private citizen is NOT taking ANYTHING away from ANYONE!!! The owner of CHICK-FIL-A is not a politician and he has no authority over what the gay community chooses to do…. He has the right to express his beliefs as a private citizen of this country and every voter has the RIGHT to vote their conscience on whatever issues or candidates are on the ballot….. That is what being American is ALL about….We all have our own views and beliefs and we all get to support the issues or candidates we believe in. If you want to call that HATRED and BIGOTRY, that’s your right, even though you are completely wrong on this matter.

        YOU, as a FREE individual and American, do NOT have to support any person or group that you disagree with and you are also FREE to vote YOUR conscience and belief. YOU do not have to go to or patronize CHICK-FIL-A. Nobody is forcing you or anyone to go there, so why do you have such a problem with OTHERS being able to exercise their RIGHT and FREEDOM to patronize the businesses they choose, just be- cause they have views that YOU happen to disagree with…. so where is the TOLERANCE now!!!!!!!

        • Rick Hall
          • Darth_Venomous

            Sorry, moronette, don’t have the time or the inclination to put up with the BS of a heterophobic excuse-for-a-blogger with a leftard agenda.

            Factual links, from credible sources, or STFU.

          • Rick Hall

            There is reasoning with an unreasonable person. Do your own damn research. I don’t care what you think.

          • Darth_Venomous

            In other words, your position has been challenged & found severely wanting, so you’re just gonna take your marbles (what few you have left) and go home crying to Mommy.

            Don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way out. We paid a lot for that door.

          • Rick Hall

            No, I’m just bored with your spitting venom everywhere. Don’t worry. I’m not going anywhere. (you probably paid way too much for that door)

          • Darth_Venomous

            So we can add “liar” to your resume, along with everything else, is that so, princess? I mean, “[no] reasoning with a [so-called] unreasonable person”…”no one will respond to you anymore” (hell, if you wanna admit you’re a nobody, who am I to argue?)…”bye”…

            Yet you’re still acting like the aforementioned five-year-old brat, insisting on the last word. Says a lot more about you than it does about me.

            And if by “bored” you mean “had all your specious, half-assed excuses-for-arguments slammed right back in your face and don’t have anything left”…then yeah, okay.

            But we already knew you had a big bag o’ nothin’ the minute you opened your piehole, so you’re not telling us anything new, really.

          • Rick Hall

            So angry. You need to talk to someone who might be able to help (if it’s not too late.) You’re really showing your true colors.

      • Sixtus66

        Okay, so help me with your blowhard liberal hypocrisy here. So, if people eat at Chick-fil-A in spite of the boycott, its okay to wish them all painfully horrendous deaths? That’s okay?

        • Rick Hall

          No it is not. I don’t agree with that either. I’m not sure those are even real. Sounds like something to right would present just to try to rile up people.

          • Darth_Venomous

            Oh, just like Dan Cathy stated how thankful he was for the institution of traditional marriage, that he & his were still married to their first wives, and you heterophobes took that as “Ohhhhh, Chick-Fil-A says they hate all gays!!!!!!!1!!!ONE!!!1”, right?

            Idiot. Pull the other one.

          • Rick Hall

            no one will respond to you anymore. Sorry. No one cares. but read down a couple of posts to Heather’s post. She explains it quite well.

          • Darth_Venomous

            no one will respond to you anymore. Sorry. No one cares.

            Like I give two f&&ks at rolling donuts?

            Listen, Widdle Wicki. Unlike you, I’m not some wimp-assed beta male whose self-worth depends on being agreed with and having his ego massaged. My beliefs – indeed, those of most of us here – have been formulated through decades of life experiences, trials & errors, and personal triumphs & heartaches – and as such, they aren’t subject to your personal approval.

            Got that, Short Bus? Or do I need to break it down into words of one syllable so you’ll understand?

            but read down a couple of posts to Heather’s post. She explains it quite well.

            Oh. Yeah. Right. Little screechy hateful Heather down there. (yawn) Believe it or not, she actually makes you sound intelligent. No mean feat there.

          • Rick Hall

            You sound like you are about 13 years old from the “quality” of your insults. You are what gives the right a bad name.

          • Darth_Venomous

            OHNOES!!!!! A sniveling little effeminate leftist heterophobe pissweasel thinks we have a BAD NAME!!!!! Whatever are we going to DOOOOOOO?!?!?!?!?

            You are waaaaaay too easy, princess. (chuckle)

          • Rick Hall

            There’s all that hatred again that you are blaming us for. Typical.

      • Shelby is a Patriot

        Liberals are so loving and caring, they started the KKK. >_<

      • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

        According to all the comments I’ve read from you, Heather, concerning the Right Wing, you want to take away their rights, silence them, you call them names, and plenty more. So if you and your brethren believe all that, why do you care about what the Right Wing says or does? You shouldn’t.

  • omicron123

    I’m all for starting a new hashtag here: #christophobe Let’s see if they get the point.

    • http://www.facebook.com/patty.cakes.102361 Patty Cakes

      You can’t fear something that isn’t real.

      • omicron123

        Your premise (that christianity is not valid) is not accepted by both sides of the debate; hence, it is an invalid premise and your argument is equally invalid.

        • Rick Hall

          Your premise that Christianity is valid is a not accepted by both sides either.

          • omicron123

            And thus I do not use it in my arguments.

          • Rick Hall

            Good for you! You are the exception.

          • omicron123

            Incorrect. Westboro are the exception. The rest of us (the vast majority) have plenty of reasons to oppose gay marriage (whether out of fear of things like this happening, or through not wanting to see the family unit degraded further, or simply because of our beliefs)… and we keep that as “I have a reason to oppose it.” Just as you (whether you specifically or in a more general sense I know not) may keep “I believe homosexuality is OK” as a reason to support gay marriage.
            Now, there are three possible ways to go about this:
            1. Agree to disagree. We have different premises, we cannot make things meet in the middle, so we’ll just keep voting our way and leave the other side alone. This used to be the case.
            2. Logical debate. Find the facts. Sadly, Christianity cannot be solved this way, but the nature of homosexuality could… if anyone cared to try it. Nobody seems particularly interested in doing so.
            3. Try to shut down the opposition. Westboro does this by taking their premise and applying it not only to their own position, but to their opponents’ – and then declaring their opponents’ argument invalid. The twitterazi does much the same in reverse: “I believe homosexuality is A-OK and natural; therefore gay marriage is a right, and anyone who opposes it is evil and must be cast down.”

            Anyone using the last approach – sadly the way things work nowadays – is in the wrong here.
            That is all.

      • Owen007

        That’s why no one fears a liberal’s mind or character.

    • Mercedes Benz

      You could just use #atheism, since that’s what you are.

      • omicron123

        Alternately, #conservaphobe.
        The main point is to get out the message that the “phobe” namecalling is unacceptable, by way of reciprocal action. #atheism doesn’t make that point.

    • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

      I am a Liberal Christian, who is against what Dan Cathy has done with corporate money to try to deny rights to the gay community, who supports the LGBT community. I do not support the comments about wanting people to die.

      • omicron123

        Great! You’re at least not murderously antagonistic towards those in disagreement with your ideas. You’re also not the target audience of that particular barb, which is aimed at those willing to dissuade opposition by legalese or threat of violence.

        • Rick Hall

          Most of us do not support these comments. We have been that target of many of the right’s barbs over and over.

      • J. Cox

        I suppose you will be boycotting the Bible,most Churches,and God Himself…since He actually wrote the rules.That is unless you go to a pick and choose church..twice a year

        • Rick Hall

          No, those entities are not actively trying to fight against my rights. (except for some the churches)

      • rodney495

        A “liberal” Christian? What is a “liberal” Christian? While I consider myself a ‘follower of Christ’,rather than a Christian, a Christian is just that. Either you believe the Bible is the inspired word of God or it isn’t. You can’t have it both ways. A Christian is a Christian is a Christian. If you are saying, “I support a gay lifestyle” then you do not fit the criteria it takes to be a Christian. Its one thing to accept a gay person and to love them for who they are, but to accept the behavior is in direct conflict with Scripture. This is just my personal opinion. It is not I who will make that final judgment. That is God’s job. I will continue to love and accept all God’s children (that includes gays, lesbians, criminals, mean people, atheists and on and on) for who they are and love them as commanded by God. Forgiveness is also required as well. Labeling yourself a “liberal” Christian doesn’t excuse you from doing your best to obey God’s word. The bottom line is, we are all sinners who have fallen short. As misguided as we may be, God loves every one of us. We have been saved by Grace, not by our works or misdeeds. We don’t deserve it but He forgives us anyhow. That was the whole purpose Jesus died on the Cross for us.

  • hubberLang

    “deep fried hate” — must be a writer for Bill Maher. That’ll go on the resume for sure.

  • http://amandakmelson.wordpress.com/ GreenEyedGal

    If #nothingsgayerthanchickfila, why is the LGBT community so up in arms? I don’t get how anyone could miss that logic #fail.

  • http://twitter.com/ruejadae jsweaver

    These comments speak for themselves about liberal tolerance – by the way my sandwich was delicious

    • Deron Reid

      progs are only tolerant of each other.

      • http://extremesplash.wordpress.com/ Ben Bollman

        progs are the only ones who can STAND each other

        • Fox

          No Ben, they don’t.
          They just hate us more than they hate themselves.
          It has something to do with that malignantly twisted gene that they all carry in their DNA.

          • Rick Hall

            I thought you always said we weren’t “born that way.” Gene? DNA?

      • TomJB

        After all, diversity is only skin deep

        • Rick Hall

          Diversity resides in the mind and heart.

    • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

      I’m jealous. lol We don’t have a Chick-Fil-A here!! :-( Our city wanted one though.

      • Shelby is a Patriot

        Yeah, same here. I live in the country and Chick Fil A is too far. Wish I could’ve gone, though. =(

  • disqus_CR25ev2Z1s

    Hmm, and they’re the ones lecturing about hate . . .

    Hey, maybe not everyone who goes to Chick Fil A is homophobic. I support gay marriage. I hope it’s legal in all 50 states someday. However, I will not be pushed around by hateful people who wish that everyone with a dissenting opinion must be forcibly silenced if not killed. And I don’t have time to check if EVERY product I use is produced by a company whose CEO agrees with all of my political beliefs.

    The people spewing this invective are a real threat to actual tolerance. We need to be vigilant, because if they get enough power, they will silence the politically incorrect.

    • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

      It was brought to the publics attention, that Dan Cathys company was donating millions of corporate money to organizations that support taking away rights from the LGBT community. You, by giving your money to CFA, are supporting those organizations as well, especially after you learned of them giving that money to those organizations. You didn’t have to go out of your way to check this product, you obviously knew about it. And no one is trying to silence anyone. We are trying to stop these groups from taking away basic rights to individuals in this country based on nothing more than their sexuality. We could CARE LESS what Dan Cathy’s personal opinion of gays is, or anyone elses personal opinion. But when he started donating millions of dollars, money he got from customers from CFA, to these hate groups, that’s when we had to stand up and make a stand. No, wishing death is wrong and should not be done. But it’s being done by the other side as well.And it’s more the conservatives trying to silence the liberals….NOT the other way around.

      • upsetmoderate

        You can’t take away a right you’ve never had!

      • krischej

        Support of something you oppose, or support of an opposing point of view is not “hate.”

        If I advocate peanut butter sandwiches, does that mean I “hate” hot dogs? Speaking of, if I advocate mustard on hot dogs, does that mean I “hate” those who prefer ketchup? Reasoned opposition is not hate. BLIND opposition, well, that’s a little closer to the mark.

        Please quit redefining our language to suit your own needs.

        Nobody’s taking away any rights. You never had them in the first place.

        • Rick Hall

          We are fighting to get equal rights. Are you really that dense?

          • Ohmaar

            You HAVE equal rights! You have EXACTLY the same right to marry as I do.

          • Rick Hall

            No I don’t. I do not have the right to marry the person that I love and want to spend to rest of my life with like you do.

          • S_O_T_A

            Nobody has that right, otherwise people could marry their mother or father or brother or uncle. Get a clue. Marriage is about one of each sex, is that so hard to understand? You could get married TODAY if you wanted to. You are denied NOTHING.

          • Rick Hall

            Your arguments are tired. Not even worth responding to.

          • S_O_T_A

            No, your response is “tired” and typical when you cannot reply to even the most basic point.

            If marriage is defined as one man and one womanANDStrangely enough, everybody is a man or a womanTHENEverybody has equal access to one half of the equation of marriage today.
            You are asking for a right that nobody has and society does not need to recognise. The intrinsic value of a heterosexual coupling because of the potential to create children is why marriage is recognised officially and that is not present in a homosexual coupling.
            Now, to be clear – You can continue to do WHATEVER you like Rick, but you do not have the ‘right’ to force others to approve of it via the rule of law since your relationship can NEVER have children and neither can any other male/male or female/female coupling.

          • S_O_T_A

            Everybody can marry today. Sorry if that offends you.

          • Tony Reusser

            Marriage is defined as a union between a man and a woman. You can’t change the definition. That is not a “right” we are taking away. You can live with, and have all the perverse, penetrating, unprotected, slimy, sucking and licking little sessions with your pervert friends as you want. I think it’s wrong. That’s my opinion. You don’t get special rights because you choose the life of a pervert. Don’t soil the name of an institution that has been a tradition since the beginning of time in the name of “fairness” and “tolerance.” Do whatever you want in the privacy of your home. But don’t you DARE shove it in my face and say I must accept it! Because I don’t. No more than I expect you to accept my lifestyle as “normal.”

          • Rick Hall

            It’s already been changed in six states and our country’s capital. We don’t want special rights, we want equal rights. No one is shoving anything in your face, We aren’t making YOU marry someone of the same sex.

          • S_O_T_A

            Ummm, since marriage is between a man and a woman
            AND
            Everybody is one of those two
            THEN
            how can you claim there are not already equal rights?

          • Rick Hall

            I don’t have equal rights. I have been with my male partner for 11 years. It we want to married legally , we have to go to one the six states that already allow same sex marriage (or our nation’s capital, Washington D. C.)

        • waltzingmtilda

          Ketchup on a hot dog is pretty effed up, though.

      • disqus_CR25ev2Z1s

        The government officials who interjected on your behalf were trying to silence people. And the majority of the boycotters agreed with them.

        No matter what you think of the organizations Cathy donated to, there is no excuse for wishing death and violence on your political opponents. You can’t claim to be a victim when you want to KILL to get your way.

        Oh, and show we one example of a conservative who ate Chick Fil A today who wishes that the other side would die. It is the boycotters who are arguing for silencing the rights of others and wishing death on those who disagree with them.

        • Rick Hall

          These tweets ( if they even valid) do NOT represent most of us. We do not wish death on anyone.

      • Penelope210

        So? His has every constitutional right to donate his money to whatever cause he wants. Don’t eat there if you don’t want to. Looks to me though that your little fascist boycott was an epic fail.

        • Rick Hall

          He can and he has to face the repercussions of his actions.

          • Penelope210

            What repercussions are you talking about? I hate to inform you but your liberal fascist mayors do not have the constitutional right to stop a man from opening a business because of his religious beliefs. Other than that it looks like the repercussions have been a tremendous jump in his business. LOL.

          • Rick Hall

            Stay tuned. This is not over yet.

      • http://www.facebook.com/brianandrew.herron Brian Andrew Herron

        Heather,please stop spreading lies and displaying stupiditity ! There is not a single “hate group” that CFL donates to… unless you define haate as reaching out and helping the sick and less fortunate. If you were to utilize facts or logic, people might begin to take you seriously

        • Rick Hall

          It is documented that he has contributed millions to groups that are known hate groups in America. The whole world knows this. Where have you been hiding?

          • Darth_Venomous

            “Known hate groups” because you and some half-assed leftist blogger say they are? Who exactly are you again?

          • Rick Hall

            I am Rick Hall. Who in the hell are you? Oh,wait. I don’t care who you are. You are of no importance to me. Bye.

          • Darth_Venomous

            Translation: you’re nothing but a whiny little skank beta-male pusstard, sniveling just like a five-year-old that mommy & daddy hate him ’cause they didn’t give him his toy.

            Figured as much. Typical crybaby.

          • Rick Hall

            You’re making a fool of yourself…and not helping your cause. You’re just showing how ignorant some people on the right actually are. Good job! Now what are you going to call me? I can’t wait!

  • Chip

    The only proper Christian response: “God Bless You.”

    • Smokey Behr

      If you’re from the South, then you’ll understand “Bless their hearts…”

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kathleen-Craigie/100000164807155 Kathleen Craigie

        I’m not from the South, but I sure get it :-) Love the South though!!!

  • DrDean

    Wow. Just wow. Reading through the above tweets, while I support wholeheartedly their right to express vile, bilious, seething hate, these Liberal-Americans have helped me to understand why leftists are so massively hypocritical and duplicitous in their preaching of ‘tolerance’ by which they mean ‘tolerance for thee, but not for me’.

    They actually need the government to set the nation up as the safe little playground they want to live in and guarantee they will have all the playground equipment provided to them by others – and that their playground rigidly enforce “equality for me, but not for thee” in terms of the freedoms of those who don’t toe the government mandated line. They want to ensure that government forces the achievement of “equality!” such that that no one can jump further, run faster or climb higher than anyone else under penalty of law.

    Only in a world of mandated “equality” as defined by liberals; enforced by organizations tasked with creating “equality of desired outcomes” can they find “happiness”.. though of course no more than that allowed anyone else. And of course, none of this applies to their ruling elite.

    Because deep down inside, leftists crave masters. They have a need to be controlled – they don’t trust freedom. To them, living their lives as a truly free human beings with all the risks, responsibilities and lack of guaranteed outcomes thereof is just too hard.

    True freedom and liberty frightens them. They prefer a government that has the power to mandate and provide the “freedoms” they want paid for by someone else of course and to oppress those who want the true freedoms our nation was founded upon.

    And that is very chilling – as Benjamin Franklin warned us:

    “Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become more corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.”

    “They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither safety nor liberty.”

    • Rick Hall

      No, actually all we want is the same rights as everyone else- the freedom to marry whom we love. Period. All your rhetoric is simply rubbish designed to attempt to make you appear intelligent. Sorry, didn’t work.

      • James Hatt

        No one questions what you wan, we just don’t understand how you are trying to get it. It is mostly the hate from your side that makes people not want to support you.

        • Rick Hall

          I see plenty of hate from both sides.

      • denvy42

        I beg to differ there Ricky,Dr. Dean well stated and oh so true!

        • Rick Hall

          Just because you agree with dr Dean does not magically make it true.

      • Fox

        Since when did marriage become a right?
        Where is that, exactly, in the Constitution?

        • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

          Then heterosexuals do not have any “right” to be married? What would you call it? How about this, gays are not being allowed to enter in a legal contract the same way heterosexuals are…the legal contract of marriage. Is that better for you?

      • Shelby is a Patriot

        Do you support polygamy, Rick?

        • Rick Hall

          No I do not and I never said that I did. Do you?

          • Shelby is a Patriot

            I never said you did. You missed the point. So what’s the difference between people who don’t support gay marriage, and people who don’t support polygamy? I’d say that makes you a hypocrite.

          • http://profile.yahoo.com/RFQCNQZWFAFRSVP2MIHPXUM4SY Mr

            Masterful. Shelby-1,Gay Nazis-0 By the way,I’m “luvin” that tolerance,lefties! I really enjoy it when you guys talk about love in the same sentence where you also advance death threats. By the time you guys are through demolishing your own image,liberalism will be classified as a mental disorder with nary a dissenting vote from mainstream America. Keep ’em comin’,and eat moar chikin,veganism kills brain cells.

          • Shelby is a Patriot

            Yes. I Win. =D

          • Rick Hall

            You asked me if supported polygamy and I answered that I do not. How does that make me a hypocrite if I support marriage between two consenting adults but not your polygamy?

          • Shelby is a Patriot

            Wow, are you that dense that you don’t see the hypocrisy? I do not support either one. But for you to get on to everyone for not supporting Gay marriage, only to admit that you don’t support something that is practically the same idea is hypocritical. Marriage= between one man and one woman.
            You want it to be: Marriage= between “two consenting adults”.
            Polygamy demands: Marriage= multiple wives or husbands at one time.
            So I say again, hypocrite, what is the difference between not supporting gay marriage, and not supporting polygamy?
            *hint* There isn’t. And you support one and not the other.
            So until you support both, you are a hypocrite and thus your arguments are invalid.
            Thanks for playing.

          • Rick Hall

            What a close-minded person you are. Must be easy to be so set in stone never changing. never evolving. I support the right for two consenting adults to be able to live their lives together in a federally recognized relationship. Again, I do not believe in polygamy. Learn the rules before you try to play. Or quit playing.

          • Shelby is a Patriot

            Say what you want about me, but you still haven’t answered my question. You do not believe in polygamy, but you believe it sam sex marriage. If I’m close-minded for not supporting same sex marriage, then you are close-minded for not supporting Polygamy. How do you think that makes the polygamists feel? Do you care about their “rights”? If not, then why should I, or anyone for that matter, care about gay marriage?

          • Rick Hall

            Following your logic then just because we allow anyone to marry (men and women), then we should anyone, everyone ,and anything to get married. Otherwise, YOU are the hypocrite.

          • Shelby is a Patriot

            Nope. I support marriage as it is, and for what it is. You want to change it for homosexuals, but do not for polygamists. Honestly, I’ve made this point several times now, and I’m getting tired of it. I’m agreeing to disagree here, so I can move on to things more worth my time. Good day to you.

          • Rick Hall

            You haven’t made any point. And you refuse to listen to my reasoning. I agree it is best if you go do something else.

          • Shelby is a Patriot

            Likewise.

          • http://lnsmitheeblog.blogspot.com LN_Smithee

            WHOOPS! I replied too soon. I thought you were too smart to prove yourself to be a hypocrite. Most pro-SSM are.

        • http://lnsmitheeblog.blogspot.com LN_Smithee

          Rick won’t answer the polygamy question, Shelby. No gay activist will, because they know the logical progression of allowing same-sex marriage is to allow marriage among multiple partners as well.

          The one man-one woman foundation of traditional marriage must be COMPLETELY decimated in order for gay marriage to be fully integrated into the culture, and that opens the door to anything and everything else. Gay activists like to suggest their fight is like that of Loving v. Virginia in 1967, which did away with all laws banning interracial marriage. Back then, anybody would have called crazy if they suggested that the next phase was men marrying men & women marrying women; homosexuality was still illegal in the majority of states! But hold that thought — if the current times are a parallel to the past, what’s “crazy” now? What practices are illegal now? And for what reason should we believe that eventually, those practices won’t be legalized as was sodomy?

          New “rights” to heretofore unbelievable marriage concepts are just a SCOTUS challenge away if David Boies & Theodore Olson have their way. If marriage can become anything you want it to be, it will become meaningless. From his comments here, I would venture to guess Rick is willing to live with that.

      • Greg Lewis

        So would this logic apply to polygamists as well? Or brothers and sisters who love one another?

        • Rick Hall

          If you want to marry your brother of sister, then go for it ( although it IS against the law.) I just want to marry my male partner of 11 years.

    • IxoyeH2O

      Well said.

  • fivestring_assassin

    The Bigots on the Left are vile, uneducated people. Their hatred knows no bound. They proclaim to be “enlightened” but truly live in the dark ages

    • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

      The bigots on the right are vile, uneducated people. Their hatred knows no bounds. They proclaim to be “enlightened” but truly live in the dark ages.

  • forever4Him

    I can’t believe the hateful comments from you people. Where’s YOUR tolerance? obviously not here. When people don’t agree with you then you turn into hatemongers and spew your hateful words. Pray for you to be delivered from such hate in your hardened hearts. It’s very sad indeed.

    • Rick Hall

      from both sides!

  • Ray Smith

    You libs know how to show love and understanding.

  • Joe Robinson

    In honor of chickfila appreciation day I will continue planning my fall wedding to my partner of 10 years.

    my best friend, my soul mate, my partner for the rest of my life.

    with my family and friends what want the best for us.

    In a Texas church and in the eyes of our Lord.

  • stuckinIL4now

    Here’s the difference:
    The left criticizes, threatens, divides, boycotts, harms, breaks down, destroys.
    The right cares, gives, tolerates, unites, encourages, creates, supports, builds up.
    BTW, hate kills harder and faster than cholesterol.

    • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

      That is the biggest line of BS I’ve seen in quite some time. Those are some rose colored glasses you’re wearing.

      • boergirl

        Wow- Your thinking is so hate- filled and polluted by that hate. Conservatives are WAY more generous with charity than liberals are- look it up.

        • Rick Hall

          Don’t forget. We were the only ones who gave a damn about all the people dying of AIDS in the 80’s. You people completely turned your heads the other way while hundreds of thousands died. Don’t talk ro me about your being generous!

          • boergirl

            Oh, give me a break! Go to Africa, and ask the people who are suffering the most from the AIDS epidemic which American they love and admire the most. I’ll bet you are deliberately ignorant of the facts about who it is- so I’ll enlighten you. It’s George W. Bush- who gave the most money for AIDS research and medicine than any other world leader. Any guesses on what political party he is affiliated with? There were plenty of people from both sides of the aisle who worked to fight AIDS in the 80’s. I didn’t forget anything.

          • Rick Hall

            I commend Bush for his AIDS work in Africa. Sadly, Reagan was not so compassionate when AIDS was thought to affect mainly gay men. I don’t forget anything either. I am a gay man and I was there.

          • boergirl

            I am happy to see you give credit where credit is due- I do also. AIDS, when it was first discovered, did affect mainly gay men. It has spread to the heterosexual population through blood transfusions, and sexual promiscuity by gay men who also had heterosexual relationships with women. It would have been difficult for Reagan to be what you call compassionate, because AIDS was a totally unknown and unfamiliar disease, associated with what many people believe to be a sin. Change takes time, and sometimes people aren’t fair when it comes to understanding, on both sides of the issue.

          • Rick Hall

            Just because a disease is considered unknown and unfamiliar albeit killing people doesn’t mean you don’t try to research it to the best of your ability? It spread to the heterosexual population because Reagan’s government ignored it until it got out of control. It was years before he even publicly said the word “AIDS.” I don’t suppose you had to live with your young friends dying all around you every day while the government did nothing. Forgive me if I don’t appear fair.

          • boergirl

            It isn’t fair to say the govt. did nothing- the gears were turning, sorry if it wasn’t fast enough for some people. I’m sure polio sufferers could have had the same complaint. And that disease mainly affected children, how many parents suffered for years before a cure was found?

          • Rick Hall

            They did so little that it might as well had been nothing. By the time they actually did do something the AIDS epidemic was already out of control. I suggest you read the book ” And the Band Played On” by Randy Shilts. It accurately describes for those who weren’t actually
            in the midst of the epidemic what really happened.

          • IxoyeH2O

            You cite – Randy Shilts. His book chronology is from in the 1970’s and ends with Rock Hudson dying in 1985. The virus was not even characterized in 1985! We still called it Human T-lymphotropic virus type 3 (HTLV-3). My company and department was one of three companies approved by the NIH to receive the very first attenuated virus from the Louis Pasture Inst in France so an antibody detection test could be developed to “START” protecting our blood supply. We knew the virus was transmitted via blood borne routes that mimicked HBV and (at that time) the Non-A Non-B Hepatitis (now known as HCV or Hepatitis C virus). At that time anyone known to have had HBV or were Anti-HBV positive were not allowed to donate blood. That encompassed a large percentage of the male homosexual population. I had the uncomfortable responsibility of going with Dr. Black of the San Francisco Public Health Department to the distinct “epi-centers” (or Gay Bath Houses) to discuss the science and what we knew in 1987. It was amazing how unwilling the homosexual community was to modifying their high risk behaviors in the face of – albeit at that time – circumstantial evidence about the transmission of the virus. But the rampant disregard about the science and their unwillingness to stop donating blood was incomprehensible and reckless. We did everything we could to protect and contain the virus but it took another 5-7 years even to develop a good immunoassay to detect the antibody or active virus in donated blood. The gay community continued their Laissez-faire promiscuity and defiance of scientific evidence.

            Your conspiracy theories that the government did not do anything is just flat out wrong.

          • Ken Alan Draper

            It’s not the Government’s place to do anything about aids, there is nothing in the constitution about medicine.

          • Rick Hall

            No but if is the government’s responsibility to protect it’s citizens.

          • Ken Alan Draper

            A disease that is spread by sexual contact comes out that is fatal, & yet the Gay community continues unprotected sex, & promiscuity. seems to me gays are trying to contract AIDS. They go to great lengths to maximise their exposure. so don’t come whining to me about it. You may be able to bully corperations, media, the AMA, & other groups but I refuse to be intimadated by a group of people who expect me to pay for their irresponsible behavior.

          • DH234

            One of my long time friends was a victim of the early first waves of death from the AIDS virus.
            It was barely known about and like with many diseases took time and effort and money to counteract and control it.
            Anyone who thinks the gay society didn’t change their unprotected sex stance is patently falsifying the truth of the matter. The cause wasn’t even known in the beginning and sadly comlpacency caused more harm than good.
            Some of that was because some people truly thought that the gays were deserving of the consequences. Sounds like some still do.

          • Rick Hall

            Thank you for an honest response DH. I remember many of us who did change our sexual behavior quickly because we were terrified as this mysterious new disease was decimating us at a rapid rate. Be thankful if you didn’t have to live through that. It was not fun and I don’t appreciate people talking like they were the ones actually going through it.

          • Noonespecial

            I’m sorry, Rick, but wasn’t there a Democratic majority in both the House and Senate during the entirety of the 80’s? I was there too, and I didn’t see Congress and liberal Dems screaming for funding in AIDS research until the latter part of the decade, at which time the Republican side of Congress was on board as well. You can’t lay a lack of research in any disease at the door of a President, the President does not appropriate increases or decreases in funding. If you want to blame someone, blame Congress. It was within their power to move, and they did not. That’s like saying that George Bush was solely to blame for the housing melt-down in 2007, because he ignored Fannie and Freddie – he didn’t, by the way. He asked for audits 3 separate times, and was thwarted by Democratic congressional leaders, who called him “Chicken Little”….but I digress…

          • DH234

            At least you have more open thought pattern than most here calling “all liberals” and “all gays” responsible for the few who are taking to the blogs. Realistically the majority, if it were known, are not boycotting the places as it really is meaningless.
            Politics should take a back seat sometimes because “ALL” are not that involved. A handful of people populate the right wing and left leaning blog spaces and think it’s a very large community. It isn’t. Being Left or Right for most is kept closeted for good reason. Ridicule for an opinion without real dialogue is choking the parties, not some chicken and fries.

          • boergirl

            Thank you, I try to have meaningful dialogue without name-calling and vitriol. I basically believe in live and let live. It is not my place to judge anyone or their behavior. I think Dan Cathy was just voicing his opinion, as he is entitled to do, under the amendments to our Constitution., as it is everyone’s right in this country to do the same. I personally do not believe in gay “marriage”, as sanctioned by God, but I do believe in civil unions, where the surviving partner is entitled to all property between the two people, and the rights that go along with that relationship. I’m sure God doesn’t hate gay people, I do not believe in an angry and vengeful God. I think maybe people can’t help who they think they love, and it is my duty to love mankind, as the Bible says. I agree with your post, you can’t paint everyone with a broad brush, there are extremists on both sides of the aisle.

          • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4T74Z22EI6YP6HRUDBMFKLFOJU JonInVa

            maybe the gays should have curtailed their blatant and well-documented promiscuity while the world tried to figure out what this was and why gay men were at such high risk. But no, they kept right at it as they always do, infecting the blood supply and bisexuals infecting their innocent partners. Even today, nearly every STD is massively more prevalent in men who have sex with men. They never learn or won’t curtail the risky habits but yet we are supposed to not only take pity, but also the blame? Get a clue and get real.

          • Rick Hall

            Wow! So that what being a christian is all about. No thanks, I don’t want anything to do with that!

          • Fox

            And, the comments above from those on your side.
            Are you happy to be part of that?
            And, by the way, how do you know that JonInVa is a christian?
            You clairvoyant too?

          • Rick Hall

            no, I do not agree with those tweets. It is a safe assumption that JonInVa at least claims to be a Christian.

          • Ken Alan Draper

            part of being Christian is being responsible for yourself, making an effort to follow the teachings of Christ, even if you screw up. being sexually promicous when there is a fatal disease ravaging the gay community is utterly irrational. you were not only hurting yourselves, you were hurting other people, Do you remember Ryan White? he was a boy in Indiana who had Anemia, he required blood transfusions to live, he contracted the AIDS virus through blood transfusion, it evenually killed him. he didn’t deserve to suffer & die, but because of someone who was irresponsible his life was tragically cut short. One more needless death for the gay rights mob.

          • http://lnsmitheeblog.blogspot.com LN_Smithee

            Don’t think it went unnoticed, Rick, that you didn’t bother to argue with JonInVa’s statements, and went straight to an ad hominem about Christians.

            I’m guessing that’s because you can’t argue with him because you know it’s true, if you were there as you claim. Rather than change the promiscuous lifestyle and glory hole culture that incubated the AIDS epidemic in America, the gay activist movement lashed out at drug companies for not providing experimental drugs at bargain basement prices (by which they could never recover their R&D costs) and at President Reagan for not shoveling untold millions at a disease that — as the same activists took pains to point out — was not spread by casual contact. The hypocrisy is stunning; at the same time the protesters wanted us to be relieved that neither HIV nor AIDS could be spread via shaking hands, being kissed, or being cried on, they demanded funding for treatment for people who were doing their damndest to contract it through intimate contact!

            Blaming Reagan was then and is now a pile of crap. Long after his time in the White House was over, the culture that caused the problem didn’t significantly change. Even now, after protease inhibitors have greatly reduced the death rate from AIDS after HIV infection, nearly three-quarters of new STD infections in San Francisco are among “MSM” – not mainstream media, Men who have Sex with Men. Don’t believe me? Believe the data from the SF Dept. of Health, which show that the number of new HIV & AIDS infections kept climbing until the early 90’s.

            http://www.sfdph.org/dph/files/reports/RptsHIVAIDS/qReport_June2012.pdf

            On top of that, early in the last decade, we learned from Rolling Stone magazine (published by Jann Wenner, who left his wife for a male fashion designer) about “bug-chasing,” a subculture existing in the gay community that embraces HIV to the extent that uninfected men seek unprotected sex with infected partners.

            Right-wing Christians didn’t make those things up, Rick. Those are facts, or — to use a phrase liberals like — “inconvenient truths”. All the silly kiss-ins coming up this Friday won’t change them.

          • Rick Hall

            Many of us did. How do you think I’m still here?

          • http://twitter.com/GodDamnLush Vodka Drinker

            No, you TALKED about it. Your argument is slapped in the face by facts. Which president gave the most money ever to AIDS research and combat? GWB, I bet that chaps your ass too! While liberals continue to TALK about problems, conservatives actually WORK to solve them.

          • Rick Hall

            I was fighting on the front lines when it all began. Where were you? Don’t try to tell me liberals just talk about problems. If it weren’t for us the government would never have done a damn thing for AIDS!! Don’t try to talk about something you only heard about. I lived It!!!!

          • TJCrane_NCC1701

            Yes Rick. The liberals changed the name of the disease. It was called GRIDS instead of AIDS. The “G” stood for “gay” and the liberals didn’t want to accept that it was a disease exclusive to gays and hypes. Political Correctness…
            They scared the hell out of non-degernate people ! Watch a COPS video from the ’80’s !
            I had kids during this time. I was paranoid that my children would have the same fate as poor Ryan Smith.
            I was there !
            Don’t bvllsh!t me about how things were.
            Gays brought this sh!t on themselves !
            Remember the movie “Beverly Hills Cop” when Eddy Murphy joked about Herpes Siplex 8 ? It was a joke back then. Now we’re past “8”. I think that there was only “3” back then.
            BTW, only gay dudes get that.

            Go blow your bvllsh!t up somebody else’s sh!tpipe !!!

          • TJCrane_NCC1701

            BTW, a$$holes like YOU are the reason that this is still a problem !

          • Rick Hall

            Idiot. You don;t even have your facts right. For one thing it was Ryan White, not Ryan Smith. And a committee of doctors, scientists, and government officials decided to change to name from ” gay-related immune deficiency ” (GRID) to “acquired immuno-deficiency syndrome” (AIDS.) Oh, and it’s herpes SIMPLEX, not siplex.

          • IxoyeH2O

            I agree. @TJCrane_NCC1701 is an idiot. Dialogue like that does not benefit or progress the conversation. Better to keep your opinions to yourself.

          • TomJB

            Interesting that Rick decided to bail on the conversation after your post above. Since his “idiot” post was after that, we know he was still reading. Interesting, but not surprising.

          • Rick Hall

            I called him an idiot because his post was not even worth responding to. I didn’t see even reason to attempt to have a dialogue with him.

          • Rick Hall

            Ranting will get you nowhere. I don’t remember seeing you doing anything to help anyone back then. It’s easy to rave from your easy chair. Don’t even try it with me. I WAS there.

          • Skags

            And George Bush has done more to help AIDS victims than all other liberals in the world combined.

            Keep flailing.

          • Rick Hall

            We’ve already discussed that point if you would read the previous postings! No one is flailing here.

        • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

          I have. And what you say is a lie.

          • boergirl

            Prove it- search it on Google- Charitable donations by political ideology- I dare you.

          • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

            http://equalitymatters.org/factcheck/201207020001
            It lists the organizations they funded and the organizations they created, hate organizations that are trying to keep rights away from the LGBT community.

          • boergirl

            Oh my goodness- Here we go again with the “keep rights away from the lgbt community”, argument- as an individual, they do have rights. Just because it isn’t everything they want, they throw a hissy fit. I’m angry because I can’t marry my son- where are my rights, why are they keeping my rights from me? And exactly how is this a response to my charity statement? Because they don’t give to a charity of your choosing, they aren’t as charitable? Just because some of these organizations believe in preserving the fundamental right of marriage as between a man and a woman doesn’t quantify them as “hate organizations”. Go to school and join the debate club, as you are sorely lacking in those needed skills.

          • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

            No, the LGBT community are being denied even basic rights, they are being fired for being gay, being denied housing for being gay, denied being parents for being gay. These organizations pump money into campaigns that do nothing but feed into the ignorance of the bigoted and intolerant. Why can’t you marry your son? Because offspring of two people that closely related will most likely be born with severe abnoralities. It will end up hurting someone. Two people, who are not related, who love one another and are consenting adults, should have every right to marry whether they are of the same sex or opposite sex. To compare it to incest means that you lost the argument. These hate groups should be shut down. But they won’t be, they have just the same right to be around as other organizations that are just as hateful. And it’s not a matter of contributing to these organizations, the owner of Chick-fil-A can donate all the money he wants to, OUT OF HIS OWN POCKET BOOK. Instead, he’s using the money of unsuspecting patrons of his establishment.
            Get it yet? Probably not. Once ignorant, always ignorant.

          • boergirl

            Sorry- Once again, you’ve lost the argument. He CAN donate money, because it IS out of HIS own pocketbook. It’s HIS company. Do you want people telling you what to do with YOUR money? And how exactly does any offspring I may or may not have have anything to do with the argument? Gay people love to proclaim to the world about how having children is not a foregone conclusion to marry! So I choose to not have kids with my son- what is the roadblock now?? Your argument is without merit. “These hate groups need to be shut down”- who defines hate group-you? You are filled with bitterness and hate against anyone who actually chooses to live by the tenets of the Bible- I’d say that qualifies you as a hate group, by your own definition. People are free to patronize his establishment, or not. Do you buy gasoline for your car? Do you realize your money goes directly into the pockets of people who kill homosexuals? I think you need to stop giving your money to muslims who own the oil that is sold to the US- once again, your own argument defeats your reasoning. Still haven’t signed up for that debate class, I see.

          • Charles Sigars

            It is his money, out of his pocket. He earned it from his business. Perhaps you should start your own business, and then use the money you earn for whatever cause or purpose you desire. If you did, would you appreciate someone in a position of power telling you that you could not earn money because they disagree with how you use it? BTW – why do all of the obviously liberal posters insist on using crude and vulgar language? Is it ignorance and lack of command of English to be able to make their point?

          • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

            And I think it’s you who are confused as to what a debate actually means. It doesn’t mean I lie down and agree to everything you say.

          • StupidAmericaTV

            So what about all of the great companies like Oreo who give to gay charities. Are they anti-religion? If so, they are as “intolerant” as CFA, and you should also be outraged at that. But you’re not, because liberals are the biggest hypocrites of all.

        • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

          Unless you consider charities as those hate organizations that call themselves “Christian”.

      • Shelby is a Patriot

        All of those hate-filled tweets disagree with you, Heather.

  • Bullet Tooth Tony

    Example 9,999 proving that homosexuals are mentally and emotionally unhinged.

    • Bristel

      Pardon, I may be gay, but my mental faculties and emotions are well hinged in the house of my mind. Oh, and a conservative libertarian too. Thanks.

    • John Fowler

      Most of those people spewing the venom aren’t gays. They’re people needing a raison d’être. They’re the ones that hop on any bandwagon to show they’re not like anyone else.

      • Rick Hall

        This is true.

    • DrDean

      tyler520, your comment speaks volumes.. about you and not those you so impotently seek to demean.

      There are gay folk who are unhinged I’m sure, but they certainly don’t own the ‘unhinged’ franchise – as many comments here illustrate quite clearly.

      • Rick Hall

        Ain’t that the truth!

  • Owen007

    Course, while everyone else enjoys a nice meal at Chick-fil-A today, these hateful lunatics on Twitter will likely get Carpal tunnel syndrome from spreading their bile.

  • DANEgerus

    All the irony-impaired anti-Christian haters using words like ‘bigot’ as they wish for dissenters death… all because the LibRules are meeting resistance in forcing us to celebrate and pay for their choices.

  • Deron Reid

    for progressives, tolerance is a one way street.

  • sybilll

    Guess what assholes? Thanks to ObamaCare, you’ll be paying for MY healthcare. HAHAHAHHAHAHA

    • Deron Reid

      #awesome

    • John Fowler

      Then you better get sick fast, because Obama’s going to get the boot in November.

      • sybilll

        I guess I should have posted my ~sarc tag. I bought stock in Samsonite, and am waiting to see this SOB start packing.

  • http://profiles.google.com/krisfallon72 Kris Fallon

    Nothing like fighting so called “hate and intolerance” with even MORE hate and intolerance…

  • digitalPimple

    nomnomnomnom

  • Chris F.

    I’m trusting the above posters don’t eat at ANY fastfood chain where clogged are just as likely (or unlikely depending on your view).

  • http://twitter.com/David_Nicholson David Nicholson

    When will you people understand, marriage is a right granted ONLY to a man and a woman by God. Everything is just balderdash.

    • Rick Hall

      That is from your belief system.Our government is wisely separated from religion.

      • DrDean

        Rick, our government is wisely prevented from making “no law respecting an establishment of religion, or
        prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of
        speech”.

        And I assume you understand that Congress is officially opened with a prayer and that the Supreme Court ruled on this issue in Marsh v. Chambers in 1983,
        finding that the opening prayer is not an “establishment of religion”
        prohibited by the 1st amendment, but merely “a tolerable acknowledgment
        of beliefs widely held among the people of this country.”

        That the government can ‘acknowledge’ beliefs widely held among Americans is a very important concept that many fail to understand or consider thinking simplistically that ‘separation of church and state’ is an absolute – it’s not.

        The government cannot establish and official religion and just as importantly cannot prohibit the free exercise of religion by Americans.

        • Rick Hall

          christianity is not the only religion practiced in America. I find it offensive that they think that they are. Again, the government makes our laws, not your church.

          • West_Coast

            What Christian thinks they’re the only “religion” that practices in America?

            Maybe you’re exaggerating a bit.

            Don’t fear Christians, Rick. Hitler says its all the Jews fault.

          • DrDean

            Turn down your knee-jerk knob. I said nothing about ‘Christianity’ did I? And I don’t attend church. I simply acknowledged the obvious and stated the truth – and you seem to have a hard time with that.

            Show us a quote from whomever is in charge of “Christianity” in America officially stating for the record that Christians believe that by golly Christianity is the only religion practiced in America?

            Get real. You are being shrill and melodramatic. And why do you care what they think? Thomas Jefferson, no Christian he, said it well:

            “The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.”

            Get over yourself and let people freely practice their religion. You have no right in America to be free from religion you know…

            Are you aware that although America was not chartered as a Christian nation, our foundation being based upon individual rights, our system of laws, morality and overall sense of justice stem primarily from Christianity with Judaism following a close second.

            Our core values certainly don’t come from Atheism, Deism, Buddhism, Paganism, etc…

            I’ll wait while your head explodes… :)

          • Rick Hall

            Waited long enough? No head explosion here. I don’t care what anyone thinks until they try to start imposing their beliefs on me and try to not allow me to have equal rights because they believe there way is the only way everyone should live.

      • Smokey Behr

        Tell that to Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and Louis Farrakhan.

        • Rick Hall

          They know.

    • John Fowler

      Thanks for 1) stating an overdue fact and 2) employing the term balderdash.

  • http://twitter.com/Opadnil Linda Po

    The bigotry and hatred pouring out of so many Anti-ChickFilAers, their complete lack of tolerance for divergent opinion, their propensity for fascism, their need to silence (or hope with glee for the destruction and death of) their opponents is sad but not surprising. So many on the left are only tolerant of those who agree with them on every point. They’re perfectly ok with hate if they are the ones doing the hating!

  • http://twitter.com/NathanielMeade Nathan Parry

    I believe that if they knew even half the Christian population PERSONALLY they would not say these things. Some would, most wouldn’t. Its easy to wish someone to choke and die in front of a computer screen, not so easy looking them in the eyes.

  • Angelfire4280

    I would take the constant whining more seriously if any of them would acknowledge the incredible freedom they enjoy here in the USA and how Muslim countries would execute them because of their lifestyle choices and big mouths!

  • Love of Country

    “I’m a liberal ….. I expect you to see things MY way or die!”

    Intolerance personified.

  • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

    For the record, I am NOT refusing to spend my money at Chick-fil-A because Dan Cathy expressed his personal feelings on marriage equality.

    I am refusing to spend my money at Chick-fil-A because Dan Cathy has used profits from his restaurant chain to donate $5M to organizations that want to:

    1) Criminalize gay people by bringing back sodomy.
    2) Deny gay people the ability to serve in the military by reinstating DADT.
    3) Make it okay to fire gay people.
    4) Make it okay to deny housing and public accommodations to gay people.
    5) Deny gay parents access to their own children.
    6) Deny potential gay parents the ability to adopt children.
    7) Deny children of gay couples the protection that comes from having both parents recognized as having responsibility for that child.
    8) Treat gay people as broken and in need of repair, and
    9) Create an atmosphere of hate and contempt that leads gay teenagers to be 40% of all homeless teens and 3 times as likely as straight teenagers to commit suicide.

    If you care about equality, a gay person, or these issues on some level, I ask that you refuse to spend your money at Chick-fil-A as well.

    • http://www.facebook.com/Roadrunner48808 Heather Thornton Wiles

      And I do not share the same thoughts as those who are wishing death upon the right.

    • DrDean

      Heather, I and I believe the vast majority of conservatives fully support your right to protest Chick-fil-A. That is not the issue here.

      The issue is the pure, unbridled, and frankly frightening hatred reflected in the above tweets. You state in your reply below that you “do not share the same thoughts as those who are wishing death upon the right” – but will you condemn in no uncertain terms those who do?

      If not, why?

      Wrong is wrong and evil is evil even when practiced by those who otherwise share our philosophies.

      My understanding is that the CEO of CFA does not discriminate in hiring or retention or promotion. And most importantly, he does not wish death on anyone – unlike seemingly all too many on the left these days.

  • lillymckim

    Chick- Fil-A isn’t discriminating against anyone they have as much right to freedom of speech as the haters above. Just another excuse for another faux war!

  • Marie

    Okay, let me explain something to you libs. If you want to put an end to hatred, intolerance, bigotry, etc, someone needs to break the cycle. In my opinion, the ones who should break that cycle of superhatredmeaniebigotryevilness are the ones who keep screeching “tolerate me” the loudest.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/WK4NPGNTDYOGYD37RJ75FGMV4Y Karen

      Or perhaps the ones who are actually screaming about hoping others die! It baffles me that they can say things like this and then with a straight face accuse those who are NOT wishing death on others of ‘being hateful.’

  • http://twitter.com/KSoldier Kristian Sorensen

    Ah, but there is a bright side to eating Chick-fil-A and having a heart attack…
    there are very few Liberals in heaven.

    • Rick Hall

      I hate to tell you honey…there is no heaven.

  • @bradoplata

    What are the chances most of those haters die of the AIDS before I die of heart disease?

    • Rick Hall

      very little.

  • Carabella1

    Considering this hilarious “eat mor chikin” crap evolved out of hate from the Reichwing, I find it amusing that you people validate your own stupidity by playing the “I know you are but what am I” game. Proof positive that all that artery choking crap just rots the brain.

  • http://www.facebook.com/rwentz2 Ruby Wentz

    Hey liberals, can you say…..karma?

  • Smokey Behr

    You kiss your mother with that mouth?

  • luvoftheword

    Who says Scripture isn’t prophetic?
    “For although they
    knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their
    thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened
    Furthermore, since they did not think it worthwhile to retain the knowledge of
    God, he gave them over to a depraved mind, to do what ought not to be done.

    They have become
    filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity. They are full
    of envy, murder, strife, deceit and malice.
    They are gossips, slanderers,
    God-haters, insolent, arrogant and boastful; they invent ways of doing evil;
    they disobey their parents; they are senseless,
    faithless, heartless, ruthless. ”
    Romans 1:21-23 & 29-31

    • Rick Hall

      What’s with all the quotes from your fiction?

      • Darth_Venomous

        Says the anti-Christian bigot who thinks “Holy Bullies & Headless Monsters” is a credible source. ROFL!!!

        • Rick Hall

          Why don’t back to your death-star Darth.

          • Darth_Venomous

            Seriously? This is the best you’ve got? Seriously?

            You’re even more of a lame-ass than I thought.

            And like the aforementioned sniveling five-year-old, you keep demanding the last word. I thought “bye” meant “bye”…?

            Except when it’s screeched during an effeminate temper-tantrum, I s’pose.

          • Rick Hall

            Name-calling is not a valid argument.

      • luvoftheword

        The quotes? Believe it or leave it. It’s your choice. God Bless you Mr. Hall.

        • Rick Hall

          Thanks. I’ll leave it.

          • luvoftheword

            Then farewell my friend. I “leave” you with these:
            ‘a certain rich man produced a good crop….He thought to himself,….”You have plenty of good things laid up for many years. Take life easy; eat, drink and be merry.”’

            “But God said to him, ‘You fool! This very night your soul will be required of you.’
            “He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish..”
            Goodbye and God Bless you and yours Mr. Hall.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/WK4NPGNTDYOGYD37RJ75FGMV4Y Karen

        If a Christian were to say such a disrespectful thing to a Buddhist, Moslem, or anyone of any other faith, you’d probably be in the forefront criticizing.

        • Rick Hall

          I hear it all the time from Christians. Not criticizing, just observing and taking notes.

    • Rick Hall

      Oh no! Here we go again with the bible quotes. Those are only valid for those who believe them. They fall of deaf ears for those who know better.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000504194093 Shirlene Denny

    Libs better be careful what they wish for because that wish might just come back to bite them in the butt.Us conservatives have pity on the libs because they are so unhappy and so full of hate.

  • Ken Frederic

    when neither logic nor facts support your position, Yell Epithets. Nothing is more damaging to a cause than inarticulate support, but you’ll feel better (for a moment) about knowing that nobody supports or agrees with you.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kathleen-Craigie/100000164807155 Kathleen Craigie

    POLITICAL SPEECH is NOT “hate speech” — It is FREE SPEECH!!!

    What part of the First Amendment of our Constitution does the FAR LEFT *** n o t *** comprehend??

    Being “offended” by the FREE SPEECH of others is the price that ALL Americans have to “pay” for the same RIGHT to free speech in America. If you have a problem with that, why not move to communist china or some other totalitarian regime and see how you fare under THEIR system. We do not have to LIKE everything we hear in this country, let alone AGREE with it, but we have to respect the RIGHT of others to have the SAME rights and freedoms under the First Amendment.

    I did not like or appreciate the comment by Roseanne Barr about how she thinks that people who eat at Chick-Fil-A “DESERVE” to get cancer and I went to her “fan page” on Facebook and told her what I thought of it, but she still had the FREEDOM to say what she did and show herself for the kind of person she is…..REALLY PATHETIC!!!!

    The owner of CHICK FIL-A said NOTHING that was negative or demeaning to ANYONE, but merely asserted his OWN beliefs…so how is it HATE SPEECH for someone to say that they believe in traditional marriage….. or pro-life….. even????? Some people are just CHOOSING to TAKE offense where NONE has been committed…..

    The gay activists want total AFFIRMATION from society and if they don’t get it from EVERYONE, they consider themselves the victims of a “HATE CRIME” They get support and affirmation from most of the liberal world, so to speak, but because ONE company that is CHRISTIAN states their belief in BIBLICAL and TRADITIONAL marriage, they start ranting and raving about HATE SPEECH, et al.

    OHHHHHHH, PULEEEEEEEEEEEEZ!!!!!! GET OVER YOURSELVES, LIBS!!!!! Be grateful that you live in a country like America that guarantees people the FREEDOM OF SPEECH — regardless of what anyone else thinks or says about it….You STILL get to say it….. That’s AMERICA!!!!! :-)

  • $15278936

    haha – most of those tweets made me laugh, gotta find Roseanne Barr’s tweet for the final side splitter. Mr. Cathy is rolling in the cash-ola today. Awesome!!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kathleen-Craigie/100000164807155 Kathleen Craigie

    I suppose it would be asking TOO MUCH to actually expect those on the Left to thank the MILLIONS of our brave soldiers from the foundation of our country who fought and died to PROTECT the very FREEDOM OF SPEECH that you would dare deny those with whom you disagree. Our constitution has been soaked in the BLOOD of ALL of these brave fighting men — and women –, past and present….and so who are YOU, Libs, to say that others do NOT have the same RIGHT to FREE SPEECH as you all enjoy….. as in OCCUPY WALL STREET and the labor demonstrations that went on in Washington and these people did not PEACEFULLY assemble or show respect for ANYONE else but themselves….In fact, they ABUSED and made a mockery of the very RIGHTS that so many of our military have laid down their lives for. What do you think about THAT, Libs????

  • Rodney Brungardt

    Wow, and just think, the liberal left calls us conservatives hate mongers. Funny how it’s the liberals wishing death on those who don’t agree with them. Truly a sad deal.

  • VirtualHybrid

    Tolerant Left = Oxymoron

  • http://www.facebook.com/patlathrop88 Pat Lathrop

    If this isn’t the pot calling the kettle black! I will take my chances as a christian supporting God, Jesus, and the Bible. Obviously these people do not support religion of any kind. We will see on judgement day what happens. God bless all who BELIEVE!

  • $7099023

    All I hear is sick bigotry, racism, and hate. Right on track with obama’s agenda to divide and conquer and destroy our freedom. Your hate will eat you from the inside out, and will destroy our wonderful country. That change that obama promises is not for your freedoms or your rights, but is for HIS agenda to take away your freedoms and your rights. I feel sorry for you, because one day you will wake up and wonder “when did the Nazi’s take us over?”. It happened while you were asleep, just before they file you into their FEMA camps and decide that you are not good enough to be with their elite.

  • James Hatt

    This would be funny if these people were not sincere.

  • http://www.facebook.com/keith.nelson.56027 Keith Nelson

    Do you all realize you are the ones looking like intolerant bigots? I don’t care who anyone sleeps with, but if someone has a different veiw than yours they are some how intolerant to others. Who cares and grow up people. Sure there are people I don’t like, but I don’t wish death or heart disease on them.look at the rhetoric coming from you guys weren’t you all the same ppl bitching when gabby was shot about wanting a more civil tone? Guess that only happens if everyone agrees with you all!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kathleen-Craigie/100000164807155 Kathleen Craigie

    For those who have such a PROBLEM with CHICK-FIL-A, why not check out how radical islam feels and believes about the homosexual lifestyle….. if you want to find out what REAL “TOLERANCE” is all about!!!

    • Rick Hall

      So that makes it okay not to give us equal rights here in the United States. We don’t support radical islam here.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kathleen-Craigie/100000164807155 Kathleen Craigie

    Tell you what, Libs……when the owners of CHICK-FIL-A ** p e r s o n a l l y ^^ come to YOUR house or calls YOU on the phone and FORCE you to listen to THEIR views on marriage or personally HARASS you or STALK you in any other way, then you might have a valid argument and course of action, in court, against them….. but until THEN, just go and live your OWN lives instead of having one of your little TANTRUMS about being the VICTIMS of HATE SPEECH or BIGOTRY……You are only the victims of your own self-importance and delusions. Not everything is about YOU….. Everyone has their own life and concerns..and are NOT looking for a way to OFFEND or PERSECUTE you in any way whatsoever…..You all really need to work on that PARANOIA….The world is NOT out to get YOU!!!!! Go get your sippy cups and take a TIME OUT until you can grow up and realize that OTHER people have rights too!!

    • Rick Hall

      Not all of us have rights. That is what we are fighting for.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kathleen-Craigie/100000164807155 Kathleen Craigie

    ….All the whiny Liberals….where DO they all come from?
    …All the whiny Liberals….where DO they all belong???

    …AHHHH, look at all the whiny Liberals……….
    …AHHHH, look at all the whiny Liberals…….

    ****************************************************

    ….Living is easy with Kool-Aid….
    ….Despising every TRUTH they hear…………..

  • G.

    Hateful, spiteful, childish, racist, and foul-mouthed…the “tolerant Left”…

    • Rick Hall

      The trust always seems to get the right to spout out name-calling.

  • Jake Sever

    Liberals are facing extinction, from early on, with abortion, later on, with no job, drug and lice ridden, living on government welfare, does not really make for a long happy and healthy life!

    • Rick Hall

      That’s an absurd statement to make. And false. Where is your proof. Actually, it seems that the right is dying out. All this sounds like a last gasp because you realize that you are losing the battle. The truth will always win in the end.

  • Arapahoman15

    Well, the left proves how “tolerant” they really are once again. The droves of customers who showed up at the respective Chick-fil-A stores was an overwhelming success, which they cannot stand!

  • http://twitter.com/Madgamer438 Matt

    WOW! This just goes to show how evil the world is becoming or rather has become. I can now see how easily the Anti-Christ will be able to deceive the whole world and cause all to receive his Mark in their right hands or in their foreheads! It’s coming for sure! Even so, come quickly Lord Jesus!

  • MirrorKrys

    The hate thumpers on the left should look in a mirror and repeat what they tweet and scream about to their reflections and I bet they still don’t get it that they are the haters and want to control the thoughts of everyone else.

  • Dwayne P Theriot

    The only “Choking” that’s going to be happening is when you Libtards choke on the landslide victory Romney will deliver to Obama on Nov. 6th.

  • http://twitter.com/DwayneTheriot Dwayne Theriot

    The only “Choking” that’s going to be happening is when you Libtards choke on the landslide victory Romney will deliver to Obama on Nov. 6th.

  • https://twitter.com/AlessaRosewater Maria

    I didn’t even bother reading all of the hate filled messages above. They make me sick to my stomach. How can those people on the Left who claim to love all and tolerate all be so hypocritical? They HATE the Right. They DO NOT TOLERATE the Right. They DO NOT LOVE the Right. Therefore, their speeches of love, let live, etc. etc. is a false statement. They do not want anyone to have any rights but themselves. I am so sick of the Left that I hope one day they see the err of their mistakes and start to mature and wise up. They are nothing but bickering children who need a switch taken to their backsides!

  • http://randomanglican.tumblr.com randomanglican

    Awww, look at the Fascist Lefties have hissy fits about the success of #Chickfila Day. They’re so cute.

  • http://www.facebook.com/casey.palmer.1232 Casey Palmer

    I believe that as a Christian we should love all but hate sin. Homosexual people do not bother me. I don’t agree with the way they act sexually. Does that mean they are bad people? NO. I refuse to attack. Jesus said, love the sinner, Hate the sin. We can offer God’s way to live, if its not taken, Judgement day is comming for us all and He will be the last say. Live life as you feel you need to, Support Freedom for ALL. Then live whats happy for you.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/WK4NPGNTDYOGYD37RJ75FGMV4Y Karen

      Exactly, Casey, and I think 99% of Christians and conservatives feel EXACTLY the same. But somehow, it seems easier for many people to call names than to really discuss an issue and why so many people might disagree with certain behaviors. :-(

  • GoAwayObama

    Dont those liberal idiots realize chick-fil-a has grilled chicken and fruit cups? Not everything they sell is deep fried.

  • auzerais310

    It seems as though aleashuhh (see above) has seen the light and had a change of heart.
    Aleashuhh had originally tweeted: “oh please please let there be a news story about some bible thumper having a heart attack and dying in a chick-fil-a today fingers crossed”. But when you dig deeper and click on her profile, you can read some of her later, more tolerant tweets. Especially where she admits learning a bit more of the truth about Chick-fil-A’s policies: “o wow just found out that the chick fil a guy lets the homos in to buy his chicken! ive been so wrong about u mr cathy xoxo”Congratulations, aleashuhh, for letting the truth help expunge your anti-Christian bigotry.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Barry-Levy/1091577549 Barry Levy

    simply amazing to read all the posts from those that preach tolerance and not judging people

    I do remember that at the Chick-fil-a that I went to, the crowd eating and standing in line were civil, polite, friendly, but those protesting were flipping the finger at diners, posting signs calling us a-holes and and in their attempt at comedy, even worse. that can’t be printed.

    But what the heck, the protests were minor and an awful lot of Americans took the time to show support for this company.

    As to Rahm Emanuel, wonder if this was a crisis that he could let go to waste, and isn’t it wonderful to know that this man, a mayor, and now one preaching values is on tape telling us that the First Amendment is OVER RATED.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/WK4NPGNTDYOGYD37RJ75FGMV4Y Karen

    @facebook-100000139441057:disqus I love the discussion about AIDS, because here we are in a world where fat people are lectured to change their behavior because it leads to health problems; smokers are lectured to change their behavior because it leads to health problems; people who engage in risky sexual BEHAVIOR are told that they are victims and it’s someone else’s fault, for not having the right opinion, that they now have health problems.
    Why do we consider it caring to warn millions of people about the dangers of overeating, lack of exercise, smoking, and more, but we consider it ‘hateful’ to talk about the dangers of many sexual BEHAVIORS?
    Nobody hates you. I do not ‘hate’ my friend who died of AIDS. I wish he were still alive. But it’s hard to have an honest discussion about why some people disagree with you and easy to call names.

    • Rick Hall

      All of us are told all the time about the dangers of unprotected sex. I don’t think anyone who becomes HIV positive today will say that they a “victim.” You are mistaken in that. No one has said that is is hateful to talk about sexual behaviors. The gay community has been instrumental in educating our own ( and others) about the necessity to practice safe sex. Rather they do or not is their choice. By the way, the largest population becoming HIV positive is the black community.

  • http://twitter.com/TheSuperL リー

    Our “tolerant” friends from the left ladies and gentlemen.