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DREW PRITT: My Response To Eat Mor Chickin
|Contributor||Homegrown Democrat |
|Last Edited||Homegrown Democrat Aug 21, 2012 02:21am|
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|Description||Okay, I know there’s a lot of rhetoric and a lot of words flying around about the whole brouhaha about Chick Fil A. So let me give you another perspective, in response to Grant Merrill’s post. |
There was a time, for me and one of my best friends, Tim, that we went to Chick Fil A. It was one of our special treats we afforded each other, even when we both were watching our budget. I love the Chicken Nuggets and a side of Honey Mustard, with Waffle Fries, Cole Slaw, and a large Sweet Tea with two huge wedges of lemon. Tim and I are both reverently spiritual. He is Jewish and I am Christian. We both also are gay. But up until Dan Cathey, CEO of Chick Fil A made his comments, we were okay with eating at his establishment. You see, while we both support the rights of businesses to make a profit and spend that profit how they choose, it should be spent responsibly.
For those of you whom are fundamentalist in your faith of Christianity, would you find it justifiable if you spent money on bottled water and found out later that the proceeds from that bottled water to pay for a Madrasah. A Madrasah is an Islamic word for school, however it’s been bastardized because Madrasahs have been used also by the Taliban, by al-Queda, by groups that hate our nation. In fact, there’s an onus by many towards the Islamic faith. How many conservatives who now defend Dan Cathey also criticized and spoke out against the building of a Mosque at the site of the 9/11 Twin Towers attack.
Now you may have read this paragraph and said to yourself, what does one have to do with another. People died in 9/11 and people are trying to kill us with those groups you mentioned.