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    Re: Chick-fil-A changes position

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    Do you honestly believe that they changed their position "out of the goodness of their hearts"? Come on! This is a business decision, plain and simple.
    Obviously that is not accurate. It is well known (now) that the CEO is a very devote conventional Christian. That was the reason for his position and I suspect the reason for his change in practice, not belief. The practice was causing conflict and consternation to people, so he stopped.

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    Re: Chick-fil-A changes position

    The market wins again.

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    Re: Chick-fil-A changes position

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    Obviously that is not accurate. It is well known (now) that the CEO is a very devote conventional Christian. That was the reason for his position and I suspect the reason for his change in practice, not belief. The practice was causing conflict and consternation to people, so he stopped.
    Right. Since he's religious he must have changed his company's openly religious stance (in accordance with his views) for a purely moral reason. I'm sure business interests have nothing to do with it.

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    Re: Chick-fil-A changes position

    Interesting posts-
    Seems some who enjoy being a party of one keep using terms like 'a majority of us'.
    it doesn't mean much to boycott or support a business that isn't in your state or if one is you never have or will set foot in one no matter the issue.

    IF Chik felt it was a simple PR problem rather than stop supporting anti-SSM organizations they would have just made announcements that they do not deny employment to gay folks. Their withdrawal of support for anti-SSM organizations seems overkill for just clearing up the hiring policy.

    I think it also overstates the action to claim the CEO has changed his mind on risking Gawd's wrath. I'll bet a shiny nickle he still thinks it is so.

    DOES show that the Board thinks it is bad for business to funnel money to anti-SSM groups. Businesses are in the business of making money and the Board must feel continuing to fund anti-SSM activities doesn't help the bottomline.

    Wonder how the Oreo boycott is going?

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    Re: Chick-fil-A changes position

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    Do you actually believe this change in position was brought about "out of the goodness of their hearts"? Serious. This is plain and simply a business decision.
    So...you don't have any real information...you're just assuming....ok.

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    Re: Chick-fil-A changes position

    Quote Originally Posted by What if...? View Post
    I didn't. Can you think of another reason they would change their position?
    I sure can.....to take the high road, to be the more mature party and set the issue to rest. This whole thing started over a few dozen sandwiches at a marital health event. Chick-Fil-A wasn't out "sponsoring hate groups"...they were supporting healthy marriages. The couples attending those events were a hell of a lot more concerned with problems in their own marriages then what gays were up to. The radicals on the pro-ssm side flipped ****, Chick-Fil-A stood it's ground, and now Chick-Fil-A is ending the topic on their terms.

    Chick-Fil-A doesn't have to change a thing in-order to fulfill their promise to not support hate groups. Chick-Fil-A wasn't supporting hate groups in the first place, and Chick-Fil-A isn't changing it's position on SSM. They're just putting the matter to rest.

    If pro-ssm wants to think they "won" something, hey, awesome, get down wit'yo baad self, but Chick-Fil-A will no longer be a rallying cry for pro-ssm.
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    Re: Chick-fil-A changes position

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    I sure can.....to take the high road, to be the more mature party and set the issue to rest. This whole thing started over a few dozen sandwiches at a marital health event. Chick-Fil-A wasn't out "sponsoring hate groups"...they were supporting healthy marriages. The radicals on the pro-ssm side flipped ****, Chick-Fil-A stood it's ground, and now Chick-Fil-A is ending the topic on their terms.
    I think the Romney campaign could REALLY use you about now.

    But seriously, good for them. Regardless of why they did it.

    I would stop boycotting them if i was. Don't care for the food much.
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    Re: Chick-fil-A changes position

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    I sure can.....to take the high road, to be the more mature party and set the issue to rest. This whole thing started over a few dozen sandwiches at a marital health event. Chick-Fil-A wasn't out "sponsoring hate groups"...they were supporting healthy marriages. The couples attending those events were a hell of a lot more concerned with problems in their own marriages then what gays were up to. The radicals on the pro-ssm side flipped ****, Chick-Fil-A stood it's ground, and now Chick-Fil-A is ending the topic on their terms.

    Chick-Fil-A doesn't have to change a thing in-order to fulfill their promise to not support hate groups. Chick-Fil-A wasn't supporting hate groups in the first place, and Chick-Fil-A isn't changing it's position on SSM. They're just putting the matter to rest.

    If pro-ssm wants to think they "won" something, hey, awesome, get down wit'yo baad self, but Chick-Fil-A will no longer be a rallying cry for pro-ssm.
    You should get into PR Jerry. You're a great rhetorician and with just enough false heart to really make a difference. Call me when you're out of the military. Seriously. I know a few guys in PR who could use somebody like you.
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    Re: Chick-fil-A changes position

    Quote Originally Posted by What if...? View Post
    I think the Romney campaign could REALLY use you about now.

    But seriously, good for them. Regardless of why they did it.

    I would stop boycotting them if i was. Don't care for the food much.
    I wouldn't know, I'm not following the election. Whoever is not Obama is who's getting my vote.

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    Re: Chick-fil-A changes position

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    I wouldn't know, I'm not following the election. Whoever is not Obama is who's getting my vote.
    Hatuey said it better.
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