Guess Who Was Spotted at Chick-fil-A?

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  • kayla

    my husband and i went today for a lunch date! :) and just a little brag on others… the place was PACKED inside and out and every single person was in such a good mood!!!!

  • bellagrazi

    Right on! Hahaha Your mom and dad are super awesome, Bristol!

  • Alaska Chick

    We need a Chic-fil-A in AK!!! Like now!!

  • Ron Devito

    I’ve got to check this place out. They’ve got one in Manhattan and one in Brooklyn. I have to be in Manhattan Monday to pick up some equipment for some jobs. Looks like their stuff is easy on the Weight Watchers Points too. Monday’s lunch has been served. Score!

    • Amanda

      The food is AMAZING. And it’s one fast food place where the people are genuinely friendly and outgoing. Their spicy chicken is to die for. And of course the original is a classic.

  • http://facebook Cynthia Blanco

    Do we have one here in Alaska?

  • Lisa Hall

    That’s awesome Bristol! Me and hubby went to our local Chick-fil-a the other day and it was packed and the food was great!
    Thank-you for writing this blog and please don’t let all the “Haters” get you down. They have nothing better to do with their time except troll on your blog and spew forth filth.
    Please know that there are many more out there that stand firm with you and are praying for you and your family! Love you Bristol and wish all the best to you and your family!

  • Charli Chad

    Yeehaw! Their food is delicious and won’t make you sick like McDonald’s pink slime.

    • Joseph

      Yeah, you got that right! I love me some Chick-fil-A!

  • Paul

    They had a special night where everyone who dressed up in PJs got free food. It was so much fun. I love that place.

  • MotherBushIsBack

    Think of how much good the 5 million dollars would have done for hungry children in 3rd world countries rather than spent instilling hatred and judgement in people. Here’s a thought: Why don’t we let God decide how he feels about gay people when he meets them. Think how liberating that will be. No longer will conservative Christians have to feel so persecuted all the time. They can relax and let God worry about the souls of the gay men and women in this country. Come one I think you can do it. Just let go…and let God.

    • Paul

      Have you read the Bible?! This is not how God operates. He sends prophets to tell people to stop doing things that God hates. Which God are you talking about?

      • MotherBushIsBack

        All I know is that everything in the Bible is HEARSAY.

    • Truth101

      You can say the same about all the money that is being spent by pro-gay groups too. Let’s keep this real.

    • millie

      We do let God make that judgement. But you liberals don’t seem to think we have the right
      to think for ourselves and that we shouldn’t stand up for our convictions if it doesn’t go along
      with your way of thinking.
      We have a right to decide what we feel we should do as christians and taking a stance as to wheather
      we are for gay marriage or are we for traditional marriage is a choice that we have a right to make
      just like you have that liberty to make that choice. The thing with liberals is you have got to try and
      destroy the conservative if he speaks up with an opinion different than yours. In other words you
      would even want the rooster in the hen yard to sit down and shut if he didn’t agree with you.

      • MotherBushIsBack

        No Millie you do not let God make that judgement. You do it here on earth and you go one step further by passing laws requiring everyone else to follow your judgement – whether they believe the same as you or not. Certainly we need laws when someone else’s actions HURT others. But I have yet to see one solid argument how letting 2 men or 2 women marry each other HURTS anyone else. You make not like it. You may believe that your God doesn’t want that. But you do not have the right to FORCE me to abide by that decision. Your actions are UNCHRISTIAN and UN-AMERICAN. According to your belief system God gave us FREE WILL. If God isn’t happy with my decision to marry someone of the same sex then you should be content to know that God will punish me when I die.

      • Pam

        Good Christians are not letting God handle it. Even though we have separation of church and state, we still have ultra christian leaders trying to legislate the whole nation filled with people of all sorts of religious beliefs with ONE narrow belief set. It’s completely legal to eat beef, but how would you like it if suddenly all our political leaders were Catholic and decided that they would make a national law making it illegal to eat beef on Friday. Would you be content to follow that? Would you support that? No, I don’t think you would be happy with it.
        How about leaders that decided women had to wear fully body veiling? Be okay with that? The list could you on and on…. While it’s not the same thing, you get my drift.

  • Truth101

    Bristol, Let me give you some advice on Hollywood and Traditional values. Stay clear of the marriage topic while on DWTS. Obama has nothing to run on and Hollywood and the corrupt MSM is throwing out every distraction that they can think of for Obama. If they ask again about Traditional marriage just tell them it is your opinion just like you have your opinion and please don’t give them any sound bites to run with like the word homophobia. Keep that word out of your vocabulary. You are only 21 and you can’t handle a corrupt MSM or Hollywood. They are looking for sound bites to twist and spin and to make gay-marraige a campaign issue in this election. They can no longer use abortion as an issue so they will use marriage. We have so many other concerns facing our country like unemployment, 16 trillion debt, protecting our borders, the destruction of the small buiness, and a mid-east that is ready to erupt and so on.

    Just dance and only talk about dancing.

    • Canadian Observer

      Didn’t Bristol say she was finished with Hollywood when she left LA and returned to Alaska? Can’t understand why she would agree to go back there, and actually be happy about it, when she was so disillusioned with the whole show biz scene and admitted she was very glad to be going home to the beautiful state of Alaska. Remember when Levi was ridiculed and called ‘Ricky Hollywood’ by the Palins. Apparently, what’s not ok for Levi is perfectly alright for Bristol. Strange.

    • Pam

      Bristol, marriage and Obama? What the heck are you smoking to get that connection? Do you really think that Bristol is going to effect the election because she talks about marriage? Get a grip!

  • chris

    “traditional views” once included women lacking the right to vote and there being a good chance that if you sailed too far you would fall off the edge of the earth. We also believed that this square Earth was the center of the universe. Then, like today, people use religion and God as a means of denying that which is true and evident. You prove to know as much about politics as your mother. Religion has no place in political discourse and policy making.

    • Truth101

      Then why do the liberals continue to do it?

      • chris

        i do not know why liberals do it. I dont know why conservatives do it. your response is shallow and typical. If you read what I wrote, i said nothing about liberals. I said nothing about conservatives. my point was that religion needs to be taken out of politics. we need to stop pointing to the bible as a means dictating whats best for everyone. it has no place in politics.
        your comment highlights why we cannot entertain intelligent dialogue. you read something you dont agree with and instantly it becomes “an attack from the other side”. Never mind the fact that you have no idea what my political views are.

        anyway, i found an interesting article.

        given the current conversations, i am sure that none of the palin faithful have a problem with this article.

        • SideTraKd

          Religion does not need to be taken out of politics. That was never the goal of this country. We set out to guarantee that all people could believe as they chose and that all religions would be welcomed, not shunned. Take a look back in history and you will see that the points where religion was eliminated coincided with the most violent and deadly genocides in human history, far surpassing such periods as the Crusades.

          But what does Chick-Fil-A really have to do with politics? If the subject has become a political one, it is only because of liberals who have sought to banish them and prevent their business from operating or opening new locations. They never denied homosexuals the right to work for them, or denied them the right to eat there.
          If someone doesn’t like the fact that they are Christian owned and operated, they need only avoid eating there.

          • chris

            In this country we have a “Separation of Church and State”, so religion should not be a part of politics. This is because of exactly what you mentioned. Because we welcome everyone to worship the God of their choosing in any manner they wish, we cannot allow any one religion in this country to have influence over the law. Now, that is how it should be but anyone can tell that there is no true separation of Church and State. I guess my point is this;
            When we have this conversation about same sex marriage, we should be having it without the context of religion. ANY religion. We are talking about laws being passed and the rights that are afforded to all Americans by the Constitution. As I have seen, the ONLY argument that anyone has against same sex marriage has been based on religious beliefs, specifically Christian viewpoints. Take religion out of the equation for the sake of conversation and where is the argument?

        • Tiffany W

          I read what you wrote Chris & you made some very good points. I agree No one has the right to force their “traditional” views on someone else. I really like the Palin family but I don’t agree with how much finger pointing Bristol tries to do, given her behavior on her show.

    • John Goforth

      Have you considered that many of us believe that God is what is true and evident? Religion as a credo which governs the people who make up the representative republic absolutely must have a place in politics: If my world-views stem from knowing that God is the creator of the universe and that I must abide by his laws, then such dictates my morality. Laws are the written code of a communal standard of morality.
      I think your inability to understand that there are views outside of your own is what precludes us from having an intelligent discussion.

    • VKKippy

      You are so self-deceived! You say, “…people use religion and God as a means of denying that which is true and evident.” The only truth in the entire universe comes from God! Have you ever read His Holy Bible?? You want religion out of politics, but what you do not understand (and cannot as you are blind) is that we Christians cannot compartmentalize our lives. God is involved in each and every aspect of our lives, and if we are involved in politics, then He is right there with us.

      • Tiffany W

        Maybe you should read 1 Corinthians again. There is so much grace for the unsaved & Paul clearly says we are not to judge them, thats Gods job but we are to excercise church discipline when dealing with our brothers and sisters within the church. You wonder why people don’t want to give God a chance? Its all this negative judging & double standards from people who lives are not the way they should be. I am so fortunate I found the Lord at a young age because if I hadn’t and I had people like Bristol telling me about it I would think she was so fake being unmarried with a baby on her hip trying to tell me whats right and wrong when it come to traditional family based on God. READ YOUR BIBLE & CHECK YOUR SOURCES before you jump on anyone’s band wagon.

  • jacksonthealaskan

    i was down in hot unforgiving california but hey stoped in a chick-fil-a pretty good rocking my NRA shirt and camo shorts. it made me feel better about my self

  • Bill Steward

    We don’t have a Chick-fil-A in my state but I do support them in spirit…. I also support Sarah and her entire family.. I wish she was our Nominee, to be perfectly honest… I also wish the Palin’s didn’t have to deal with such hateful people.. I strongly disagree with many politicians but have never thought about going after them or their families the way some go after the Palin’s… It’s sad…

  • Kris Hopper

    I LOVE that your parents are in support of Chick-Fil-A!!!! My Family enjoys your show are well. We are praying for you all.

    Just remember:
    Exodus 14:14
    The Lord will fight for you; you need only be still.

  • Misty

    Great pic of your mom & dad!

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  • Tiffany Mahe

    I love Chick fil A and everything they stand for and I love you too!!!!

  • Renee

    I have a best friend that is gay, but I support everyones right to BELIEVE what they choose to believe! I don’t judge anyone…AND I support Chick-A fil, though I can’t eat their food as I am gluten-free. I think people have the right to FREEDOM OF SPEECH either way, so why can’t conservitives have the right to free speech too???

  • Thomas Hubbard

    Hey Chris Says: I’d like for you to tell our Founding Fathers what you have said. Having studied the Constituion Debates for over two and half years I can produce documents proving you wrong. If you must make an opinion back it with facts. Bring it on Boy and you others, I’ll take you on with blunt facts.

    • Christine

      go get ‘em! LOL

    • chris

      What, specifically, have I said that was wrong? For someone who spent so much time studying the “Constituion Debates” you would think you would spell Constitution correctly. Secondly, do you mean Constitutional Debates? I am interested in hearing what you have to say, although I am truly more interested in what the Constitution has to say on the matter.

  • David Dempsey

    Good photo, Bristol. Everybody go to Chic-fil-A. Eat more Chicken.

  • PW4SP

    Bristol, I would like to know if Willow has a twitter account, reason being someone has an account with her name -> @RealWillowPalin. I don’t want to re-tweet or encourage other to follow if this account is an imposter.
    Thanks, @PW4SP

  • Stephanie Smith

    I can’t go this weekend, but as soon as I get my payment from CafePress I’m going to Chick-Fil-A, plus I’m ordering Truett Cathy’s books!

  • Bonnie

    I think everyone has their own opinoins and beliefs that should not be stepped on. That is why we are called America -everyone has the right to their opinion even Chik-fil-a. Just let them be. Just let it be…

  • Jessica Pierce

    In response to “Chrissays”, Traditional views, and traditional values are two VERY different things. Traditional views such as the world being flat and that women have no place are due from ignorance of not knowing. When the world was believed to be flat, it was because no one had found out the difference…yet. When women were looked at as nothing but mere products in which to reproduce the human race, it was because women had not yet gained a voice. Values on the other hand such as moral capabilities, a mother and the father being a pillar for the foundation of family, being good to one another, putting faith in God’s word, and living your life based on God’s word and law are difference. I am a firm believer in Matthew 6:14-15. I also believe in teaching my children what is right in God’s eyes although it is not our place to judge. It is ok to have an opinion and to not take part in celebrating what you think is moral wrong. It is ok to do what the Palin family is doing and celebrate what they think is right. They are not forcing their beliefs on anyone much unlike those who wish to be tolerated. They are just supporting their beliefs. Don’t like it….don’t look. For so long people who do not believe in Gay rights have the parades and attack people such as the Palin’s and Kirk Cameron for not agreeing with it. It is time that people who wish to not support something that they believe to be wrong freely. People preach toleration, they need to act accordingly with what they preach.

    • Jessica Pierce

      It should be “people who believe in Gay rights have the parades”. Sorry. I was writing too fast.

    • chris

      ” When women were looked at as nothing but mere products in which to reproduce the human race, it was because women had not yet gained a voice.” The truth is, this “traditional view” stemmed from “traditional values” that can be found within Christianity (and in the interest of fairness, many other religions). Examples exist in the Old Testament and New.
      I am more interested in your comment, ” … it was because women had not yet gained a voice.” How was this “voice” gained? It was because an individual and later, a group, stood up to “traditional thinking” and demanded that they be given the same rights afforded to other Americans. Now, we are in the midst of a new movement. It should sound familiar. A group of “second class citizens” are standing up to be given a voice and to be given the same rights afforded to other Americans. It is the EXACT SAME scenario. Any way you slice it, this is not about religion. It is not about God. This is about the Constitution and American Law (separate of ANY religion). How can someone be in favor of the right for women to vote and against the marriage of two members of the same sex when you keep religion out of the equation?

  • Robin

    I want the bible used as a reference in my politics. In God I trust.
    p.s. Bristol your Mom is so pretty!

  • CJ

    WAY TO GO, Sarah and Todd!!! :)

  • Patsy Carlisle

    Our family is all eating at Chick-Fil-A on Wednesday, Aug. 1. So happy to see your Mom and Dad supporting them.

  • Erika

    We don’t have one here, but if we did, I would be stopping in at least once a week. Let Mrs. Obama try and stop me! I don’t eat that often during the week, I don’t like having to cook just for myself and the restaurant in town closes early or at times doesn’t open at all. The nearest fast food joint is over 20 miles from me. I think this small town could sure use one.

  • amy

    Your family is so dang cute! Watch you new show every week and fall in love with you all even more each time. Way to be such a strong woman, you give me drive every day.

  • shellseeker9

    I think you will enjoy this book! It’s about motherhood and gratitude and it’s available FREE today for you an anyone from amazon. Led to Gratitude: A Bible Study For Moms by Katherine Cunningham
    God Bless!

  • Tim D Enchanter

    I also wish there was one in CT … in fact … I am looking into how to get one … figured the best way to get a job these days is to make one … looking for investors and partners … jes sayin

  • kate

    great photo, well done.

  • 56Survivor

    Bristol, thanks for calling more attention to Chick-fil-A. They are a wonderful company. We have one in each of our malls and a new, free standing one, right down the street from me. We eat there often, my Husband of 32 years and I! BTW, I love your mom!!

  • Luciana

    I don’t get your vendetta against gay marriage. Just let these people live their lives! They’re not hurting anyone!

  • Sue Lynn

    LOVED IT . Rock on Sarah and Todd Palin….AMERICA has no better friends than Sarah and Todd Palin!!!! Love your show “Life’s a Tripp” Bristol. Also WE LOVE WILLOW!!!!

  • Julian

    What a beautiful couple – and you are a beautiful daughter, too. Thanks for sharing this!

  • Bob Littlepage

    Well, why not see about opening a franchise in Wasilla? You’re lookin’ for business opportunities, there ya go!

  • Weno D. Troof

    Another good book = Boys will be Boys

  • HzB

    My church is supporting Chick-Fil-A this Wednesday by a large group of us having lunch there. I hope more people take the time to show there support.

  • James

    If being decent human beings is not enough to keep bigots from trying to make sure other families can never have what their family has then maybe the prospect of money will.

    Chick-Fil-A takes perception dive with fast food eaters

    Gay marriage boosts NYC’s economy by $259 million in first year

  • James
  • James

    Your comment is awaiting moderation.

    If being decent human beings is not enough to keep some people from trying to make sure other families can never have what their family has then maybe the prospect of money will.

    Chick-Fil-A takes perception dive with fast food eaters

    Gay marriage boosts NYC’s economy by $259 million in first year

  • Timbit

    Love this family! They should be the one’s in the whitehouse, not the trash that’s in their now

  • Timbit

    God bless the Palin family. They have the spirit of the Lord and do so much good in the USA.

  • Candycane

    Love you Todd Palin, you are so hot!

  • Timbit

    Love you Sarah Palin, marry me?

  • Susan

    Now I know why I like the Palin family so much! They stand up for what they believe in, and not just pay it lip service. I’ve been impressed with Sarah since she came on the scene in 2008. My family supports and eats at Chick-fil-A. I see there are the usual God/Bible haters or non-believers who are threatend by Christians standing up for what they believe in. For James to imply that only “decent” people support gay marriage is ridiculous. My daughter has a friend who is gay, and I’ve known him since he was born. I don’t hate him, and I treat him just as well as any of her other friends. Nor do I think it’s okay to hate anyone for what lifestyle they have. That is God’s business to judge. I believe in speaking the truth in love and then letting the person decide. What many gay people don’t understand is it’s traditional morals that we Christians stand up for. Instead of just letting that be, some of them feel they have to be insulting to people who disagree with them. Sorry, but are not intimidated.

  • Samantha

    I love everything you and your family stand for Bristol. I appreciate seeing a family that prays on tv vs the trash that is on these days! I love seeing how your values never change, it’s always God first :) #Palinpower

  • JackOfClubs

    While I respect the political push-back that is going on here, let’s not forget the primary reason we should eat at Chik-fil-A: They make the best chicken sandwiches! The political furor will be over soon, but the sandwiches will still be the best long after long after the current crowd of bozos have found another cause.

  • Andy Sandoval

    Your mom and dad said not one mean thing about Anybody and look at all the hate people pile on them. Those people are mean and hateful.

    • joe

      Really? Nothing mean about anybody? You might want to study up on that.

      • love your neighbor


    • GrizzlyMom2

      Andy her mother was on Fox last night defending Dan Cathy’s First Amendment rights and how his business is being harmed. Funny that Greta didn’t ask her why she didn’t speak out when conservative groups boycotted JC Penny’s for hiring Ellen. Doesn’t she care about JC Penny’s and Ellens First Amendment Rights? Does free speech just only work for her side? If she truly loves the constitution as much as she does you would think that any the NUMEROUS boycotts by the right over the last couple of decades Sarah Palin would have at least spoken up once! I wonder why Fair and Balanced Fox didn’t point any of that out?

  • Drew

    I feel sorry for you and your parents Bristol. You’re no different than the man who was screaming at you at the bull riding event.
    It’s really sad that your family is so full of hate for others that you would be proud of treating other people as though they were less human than you are.
    The saddest thing is I voted for your mom in the last election but unfortunately most of what the “lame stream media” has said about her is true.

    • millie

      Did you hit your head on something and got a concussion? Do you have a high fever and delirious?
      Are they not suppose to stand up for themselves sometimes to all of this garbage that the left wing
      liberals spew. It blows my mind that people can spew untruthful things about people and hate
      so much they have to destroy others.

      Bristol keep on doing like you are doing and don’t get caught up in the nagative stuff.

  • Southern Man

    I’m so excited!!!! Tomorrow is the big day! I’m eating at Chic-Fil-A 3 times tomorrow. More money to show support for anti-gay lifestyles. I hope I run into a couple of them who are threatening to have a kissing protest. Watch out! I am 6’1″ and weigh 425 pounds. I am a good old boy from the south, who doesn’t take kindly to seeing that revolting business. Keep your disgusting sex lives in the closet. God brought aids for a reason. Thanks to the lovely Godly Bristol and Sarah for supporting the good people at Chic-Fil-A

    • K

      Seriously? Please reconsider — WWJD?

    • KingRat

      No wonder why you hate the gays, you’re a bitter 425 lbs of lard. If you’re so God following, you won’t have basically stated you’re body mass indicating you would crush them for being who they are. You are disgusting for being what you are and for judging your brothers and sisters this way. I’m not big on religion but I know that your view point is completely hypocrtical, no pun intended. And you’re not perfecf yourself, 425lbs. You do know that you are commiting a sin too by being a glutton.

    • Southern Belle

      Preach it, brother!The Godless Left knows its time has come,no more will their arrogant and wicked tongues mock America’s real First Family,after the true leader of Our Republic is given her due on August 27 there will be much wailing and gnashing of teeth for the end of the evil reign of the Kenyan Impostor will be upon them and the Sodomites and Baby killers,and a new era of Wondrous Palin Light will commence.Let’s all do our part to save the Republic,eat at Chik-Fil-A for the Glory of God!I praise Him while standing at line at my local Godly Chik and he smiles down, this I know because I can’t stand up for long periods but at Chik-Fil-A, I all but forget the 327 lbs of God Worshipping flesh that is my Earhtly Vessel.GLORY BE!

  • EE

    People in the USA need to finally realize enough is enough. If gays want the right to their opinion then shouldn’t Christians have the right to theirs? But rather, they only want your opinion IF IT IS THEIR OWN. I am horrified to imagine the world my children will grown up in. LORD JESUS PLEASE RETURN ASAP!!!!!

    • joe

      What are your thoughts on the Dixie Chicks demonstrating their free speech?

  • MiddleRoader

    Good for the Palins for supporting a cause and a company they believe in! I think it’s odd that the company they chose to support gave big money to an organization advocating unwed mothers to give their children up for adoption. But, hey, the freedom to make those choices is the beauty of America!

    • Christ Jesus forever

      Better to give the child up for adoption than kill it with abortion!!

      • MiddleRoader

        My point was, if the Family Research Council, supported by Chick-fil-A, had its druthers, it would have had Bristol give her child to a two-parent household. Just seems like an odd cause for Sarah, Todd and Bristol to support.

  • chump

    I never read about the right boycotting Ben & Jerry’s just because they donate money to Occupy Wall St.
    Huge Palin family fan, keep up the great work!

  • Sarah Love

    Bristol! I’m with you! I think it is ridiculous that you can have freedom of speech unless you’re a Christian. People are knocking chick Fil a for supporting the traditional family. That’s all that was said. They turn that into “chick Fil a hates gays.” Praying for our country and you and your family! God bless.

  • James

    I don’t think your mom understands what first amendment rights means.

    Yes she and others have the right to say whatever they want about gay rights. And those who support gay rights also have the right to say what they want. Like encouraging boycott’s of companies who they feel are discriminating against others. It doesn’t hurt your first amendment rights for others to exercise theirs.

    The First amendment goes both ways Sarah, not just for those who agree with you.

    • MiddleRoader

      Agreed, James. Gov. Palin was interviewed by Greta van Susteren last night and she said that calling for a boycott “has a chilling effect on our 1st Amendment rights.” Wow- it’s been a long time since I studied history in school, but didn’t the Boston Tea Party start out as a boycott? And didn’t Ms. Palin call for Muslims to “refudiate” a mosque at Ground Zero (although, to her credit, I believe she did concede that it was legal to build one there.) Isn’t that basically the same principle as a boycott?
      She also mentioned the right of Mr. Cathy and others “to express their not anti-gay people sentiment, but their support of traditional marriage.” However, the websites of the organizations to which Chick-fil-A donated DO express anti-gay sentiment, and that’s why I personally support the boycott. For me, it’s not about free speech; it’s about their actions, which are completely legal, but which I don’t want to support.
      That said, I (along with many liberals, BTW) do NOT think a Chick-fil-A should be prevented from opening in any city they want, provided it meets all zoning and other requirements. And if local officials do try to do so, Chick-fil-A can sue for discrimination. Boston Mayor Menino has backpedaled (“clarified” in politispeak) on this; he now says he cannot deny permits to the company. Interestingly, Menino’s letter to Chick-fil-A notes that the proposed location is across from City Hall, where gay couples were married after same-sex marriage became legal in Mass. Make of that what you will.

      • Diggertoo

        What former Gov. Palin doesn’t fully grasp is the fact that protesting Chic-Fil-A for their actions is also an expression of ones first amendment rights. The first amendment allows freedom of speech… But not freedom from the backlash and criticism those views may bring ou in others. Freedom of speech does not exist to protect only those values and beliefs you engender….it exists so that those who have a differing view from yours can express thir beliefs…

        • James

          There are a lot of things Sarah Palin doesn’t fully grasp.
          She is quite self centered and can’t really see past herself evidenced in almost everything she says.
          People like that never open their minds though, they will always be trapped in their small bubbles and never learn anything new.
          Kinda sad really.

  • Capital G

    Don’t forget to eat Chick-fil-A today in support of free speech!

    Don’t let the hate filled heterophobes bully you into being gay!

  • mistah charley, ph.d.

    I will not be eating there, for two reasons. First, I don’t eat animals or animal products anymore. Second, I am in favor of marriage equality. I am in a heterosexual marriage and I don’t think it is at all threatened by anyone else’s relationship. See Bonnie Raitt’s music video for the song “Right Down the Line.”

  • James

    KFC! KFC! KFC! There chicken is better anyway.

    • James


  • B

    You know – today wasnt about homophobia or gay bashing or hate, it wasnt about doing the “it” thing like everyone else or jumping on some bandwagon, today I was standing up for my freedom of speech and freedom of religion – what comes after the legalization of same-sex marriage? where do you draw the line after that bigamy, polygamy, adults marrying children ? and now that our government has pushed their healthcare agenda do i then have to support your communal families healthcare needs? or your multi spoused household where would it stop- you cant draw a new line because there just isnt another one? – have I ever called you names based on your race, preference, sex or other? you scream tolerance and yet if i dont conform to your belief system i am bullied and attacked- how is that tolerance? have i ever told you who you are allowed to love ? have you ever once heard a #chickfila employee ask you your sexual preference before serving you your meal (with a smile and a positive attitude)? – I also pose this thought to you based on my governments requirements to take biology and health classes to graduate… without “traditional marriage” or a traditional male/female relationship (on some level) would any of us be walking around today … for some reason i just dont think so – and by the way God gave me the rainbow as as symbol and a promise to never again completely wipe the earth so yes wear it loud and wear it proud thats my promise (and yours) you use as your banner God is love and I love God

    • Ellie

      It wasn’t just about ‘freedom of speech’ – gays get bashed all the time, and many of them have learned to let it roll off their shoulders. It’s about Chick-Fil-A using patron’s dollars to then support anti-gay foundations, and the people now boycotting the business are people who don’t want to dump their money into a hate fund.
      As far as the rest of your post goes, no one is trying to push their views or force their opinion on you; at least most of us aren’t. All gays and gay supporters want is for two people (not three or four, not a person and a dog) who love one another but happen to be of the same sex, to be allowed to have the ceremony and piece of paper that any straight person can have. You don’t have to see the ceremony. You probably won’t know the couple, I doubt you’d be invited, and you’d decline anyway, as you have the right to do. That couple will never bother you, but you want to deny them that right because somehow, just knowing that they can get married bothers you and that means they shouldn’t be allowed to get married at all.
      Marriage is not the property of Christians. It has existed for centuries in hundreds of counties and within dozens of religions. Christians don’t get to define marriage or who has the right to it any more than Hindu or Inuit do. We can all accept that it is between two people. For tax, property and medical purposes, we can accept that it should be acknowledged by the government. But what we can’t accept is why, in a country founded in religious freedom and that openly has stated that church and state should be divided, ONE religion gets to decide what a marriage is, and who can have one.
      The bottom line is, gay marriage doesn’t affect you. You preventing it, though, affects the gays who want to be married. If God is love, then have a little compassion.

      • CoachBob

        Ellie, you say of marriage, “We can all accept that it is between two people.” Can we? Why? Why two? What’s so special about two? If you take even a cursory look at history you’ll see overwhelmingly more precedent for polgamy than for SSM. And for obvious reasons you’re not going to say “Because the Bible says so”. I’m not a polygamist, but I just want to know your reasoning. Why are you so automatically fine with restricting the number of participants? If three (or more) people really love that unit, and want to make a public, governmentally recognized comitment to it, why shouldn’t they be able to?

      • Becky

        What about the 20 PLUS companies that SUPPORT the Gay and Lesbian community?? Do you think I want my hard earned money spent supporting these organizations? Why don’t we hear about them in the news? Why is the ONLY comany I know of that is against gay and lesbians being singled out?? I call this VERY lopsided indeed. The left is trying to control out every thought and action. If we do not stand up now while we can we will one day be forced to sit down and shut up. I just hope the Lord comes back soon and rescues us from this sodom and gomorrah we call the USA.

        • Gilly

          Becky you must not be paying attention to the boycotts the right have launched at JC Penny’s and Macy’s this year. JC Penny’s commited the ATROCITY at hiring a known lesbian to be their spokesperson! How could they!!! And Macy’s allowed gay couples to actually REGISTER for gifts in their stores! OMG! The world is coming to an end! AAAAAAHHHHHHHH!!!!!

          Becky get over yourself and pay more attention.

    • Cindy

      Great message, B! You nailed the whole problem very well.

  • joe

    Bristol do you think the Federal should get involved with banning all things the Bible doesn’t say is okay? Such as premarital sex?

    • James

      I don’t think Bristol has an opinion here because it’s clear to me she doesn’t actually read her bible. She might pick and choose the parts she likes and uses what she can to try and make sure that other families can never have what her family has, but most Christians do that. Nothing new there.
      I’d like to see her opinion on the passage were God orders Saul to murder the entire population of the Amalekites and specifically tells him to make sure he kills all the babies and children too. Or the part where God orders Moses to take a census of the people but tells him not to count the babies that are under one month old(cause they don’t count I guess). Those are passages that Christians don’t want to talk about because it goes against their chosen rationalization for their immoral prejudices against people they don’t like or are afraid of.

      • Felicity

        Jesus said “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another as I love you’.

        Atheists and people like you with an agenda, always spout off about Old Testament atrocities when referring to Christians. Although we have the Old Testament as a basis of our beliefs because it is the written word of God, Jesus gave us new rules to follow. You would do well to read up on the words of Jesus and the principles of Christianity before spewing your vile hatred.

        You do dishonour to your name (which is Christian by the way. James was Jesus’ brother.)

  • Felicity

    Bristol, thank you for standing up and being counted. It means a lot to very many people who may not comment but do appreciate you.

    The hate which comes at you and your family is despicable. I’ve just started my own blog and, from South Africa, I wanted to let you know that support for your Mom and your family is really wide-spread. Here’s the first of my poems about Sarah-Amazing… :) God Bless!

    Here in the beginning stages of my putting my blog together and publishing my thoughts, poems and stories, I bring attention to one of my role models.

    This is one of a series of poems I have written or am writing about Sarah Palin. I can only dream of being a fraction of the person she is.

    Everyone who knows me, knows that I have infinite respect for Sarah Palin and all that she has accomplished in her long career as a true God-fearing public servant. To all intents and purposes she and her family stand alone against the ‘well-oiled’ American political machine, fighting for honour and truth and protection of her beloved American Constitution.

    What is not properly recognised (or if it is, it is quickly suppressed), is the groundswell of public support which this humble reformer has standing with her – not just in America but all over the world – a world which so very desperately needs Sarah Palin and her honesty.

    I pray that God, in his infinite wisdom and might, will cause a 10.3 earthquake of support to get this woman to the White House. It’s absolutely amazing what Sarah has achieved. She’s now a private citizen but each and every word said and gesture made is reported – positively by the online community and new media; and mostly negatively by the old media, which Sarah has dubbed the ‘lamestream’ media.

    A 140 character tweet by Sarah spirals across the world in less time than it takes to say ‘Sarah Palin’. :)

    You can read about Sarah’s latest accomplishments here These are a couple of my favourite Sarah Palin sites. and From these, you can access years and years of Sarah’s accomplishments. What is notable is that these sites are not run or endorsed by Sarah Palin, they are two of the hundreds (probably even thousands) of sites which have been started to follow and praise an exceptional person and get her message out to everyone. Sarah Palin also has a Facebook page with more that three and half million supporters. Here’s the link for that page:

    What a Lady

    (Written from an American perspective for an American Treasure)

    Going Rogue
    An American Life
    Wearing lipstick and rouge
    An American Wife
    Times will be rough
    Will cut like a knife
    Yet here she’ll stand
    Holding Hope
    In her hand

    With fearsome strength
    With ardent principles
    To take back our land
    Our Land of the Brave
    Our Land of the Free
    To uphold the creation
    Of our precious Constitution

    With no thought for her person
    With no concept of treason
    An uncommon Champion
    Of you and me
    A person born to lead
    A nation in despair

    Our Liberty Lady
    Her Justice
    Her Liberty
    Her Freedom for all
    Then passes the baton
    To Sarah Heath Palin

    From coast to coast
    From strength to strength
    Both ladies
    It seems
    Were Heaven sent

    We The People
    Can finally see
    Can finally discern
    How lulled by deceit
    We have been

    No more
    No more
    We’ve arisen at last
    From somnambulant torpor
    To take back our streets

    Silent no more
    We stand
    Silent no more
    And together we band
    Silent no more
    To take back our land

    Going Rogue
    Is our cry too!

  • gary c

    Sarah Palin? What is that twit doing there? I thought she was nude dancing at
    a gentelmens club. But I guess she lost her job as no real men would go to see
    that dumb woman even with her clothes off.

  • The Voice of Reason

    This entire Chik-Fil-A thing is completely ridiculous. You are not defending “traditional family values” by eating fried chicken. You are eating deep fried carcinogen riddled foods. This whole fiasco is doing more to promote the obesity epidemic than “traditional family values.” [Although, considering that as of 2009 63.1% of adults in the U.S. were overweight, you could argue you're promoting at least one "traditional value."]

  • Joejoe_no1

    Its not open on Sunday because of its VALUES. They are on point. You are pretending.

  • Kellen

    Ugh, pass. I worked at a CFA for two years, and now all their food tastes like my sweat, tears, and anti-depressant medications. And Wendy’s has way better fries.