Students at Rider University, a private university in New Jersey, were recently given a survey of possible new dining options for their meal plan.  In the past, the survey included Chick-Fil-A, the fast food chicken restaurant that makes delicious chicken sandwiches and uses poorly spelling cows to spread its chicken love.

Not this year.

The chicken restaurant has found itself under fire because of its values, which are stated in its corporate motto: “To glorify God by being a faithful steward of all that is entrusted to us.”  So, Rider University omitted this fast food chain from their options “based on the company’s record widely perceived to be in opposition to the LGBTQ community.”

Get this: they claim they were doing this to be “faithful to our values of inclusion.”

Give me a minute while I pick myself off the floor, because that’s really funny.  It seems that excluding them from a list of food options is, hear me out here, “exclusive.”

If you date a liberal, do they call “punching you in the face” a “kiss?”   Because they seem to use words to indicate the opposite of what they are actually doing.  As Erick Erickson tweeted, The most popular fast food restaurant in America cannot open on a college campus because its owners are Christians.”

Let that sink in.

And remember this the next time liberals pretend they are tolerant and accepting.

In the meantime, go out and have a Chick-Fil-A sandwich for lunch if you’re fortunate enough to live near one of their restaurants.  While you’re there, eat some nuggets for the students at Rider University.


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Mark was a co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, and served as the national coordinator. He left the organization to work more broadly on expanding the self-governance movement beyond the partisan divide. Mark appears regularly on television in outlets as diverse as MSNBC, ABC, NBC, Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg, Fox Business and the BBC. He’s highly sought after for the tea party perspective from print and electronic media outlets, from the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, L.A. Times, Washington Examiner, Politico and the The Hill. Mark blogs at, and his opinion editorials regularly run in many of the leading political newspapers both on and offline. Mark has a BA in English from San Diego State University and graduated with honors from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1988. He practiced real estate and business law for almost a decade. For the last eleven years of his legal career he specialized in Internet advertising law. When not fighting for the future of our nation, Mark is an avid horseman, and lives in rural northern California with his wife Patty and two children.

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