This was billed as the greatest protest since Occupy Wall Street. Thousands of scantily clad gay men and lesbians said they’d lock lips in a coast-to-coast red-hot make-out session.
They were to blast anti-gay-marriage comments made by Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy. But gays preferred staying home to watch “The Real Housewives of New Jersey.”
Tumbleweeds could have rolled through the Paramus Park Mall in New Jersey yesterday as a symbol for the lack of stamina in the national kissing campaign.
From Georgia to California, protests drew yawns, not saliva.
Even in Atlanta, the home of Chick-fil-A, only two dozen kissers showed up. And there was a similar lack of necking in Chicago, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and San Francisco.
At NYU, 20 people weren’t allowed in the dorm that hosts the city’s only Chick-fil-A. Just three pairs of guys kissed on the street.
In Jersey, I only found eight kissers — and two weren’t even bi!
Giggling like overaged cheerleaders, Jessi Friechter, 42, and Claudia Campagna, 51, stared into each other’s eyes. And in full view of the Chik-fil-A neon sign, the coworkers pecked each other on the cheek — handing me an iPhone to record the event.
“My husband would love this,” teased Friechter.
Nearby, an older gent who refused to give his name was freaking out.
“That’s disgusting! That’s not why I came here,” he said.
“Why don’t they go to Sbarro and do that? Why don’t they go to Subway?”
So much for the kiss-fest. It couldn’t even draw New York’s Lesbian-in-Chief Christine Quinn, who wants to boot Chick-fil-A from the city.
This aged mall of dwindling splendor, where brow threading competes with bedazzlers, was supposed to be swarmed by thousands of folks protesting Cathy’s comments: “We are very much supportive of the family — the Biblical definition of the family unit. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives.”
Conan hit the nail on the head. Faux outrage. Tastes like chicken.
After the Chick-Fil-A by LGBT and far left Marxists epically failed, they are setting their sights on another company because they donate to traditional marriage organizations like “National Organization for Marriage (NOM) Education Fund.” Oh no! More freedom of speech/donations! Liberals can’t stand that. The boycott is being organized by progressive liberal Fred Karger who actually ran as a Republican in the 2012 primaries. You probably didn’t hear much about him because he wasn’t eligible in all states and got less votes than the ‘uncommitted’ votes.
NASA: Follow Your Curiosity “Follow Curiosity as she explores Mars. Be prepared for landing and following Curiosity’s Journey! NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory mission will deliver the nearly 2,000-pound (1-ton), car-size robotic roving laboratory to the surface of Mars at 10:31 p.m. PDT Aug. 5 (1:31 a.m. EDT Aug. 6).”
In 1957, “American Bandstand” premiered as a national show. Starting in 1952, it was a local Philadelphia show. Then in 1957, Dick Clark – then a disk jockey – became the host, introducing songs and listing the top 10 songs each week. He was only 26 at the time. Almost immediately, the show became a hit for the struggling network, ABC. The show became TV’s longest-running musical series. The show was canceled six months after Clark turned over the hosting duties to David Hirsch in 1989. – Provided by Reference.com
Experts have long thought that cacao was mainly used by pre-Hispanic cultures in beverages, but the presence of chocolate residue on a 2,500-year-old plate rather than a cup suggests that it may have been used as a mole-like sauce or condiment by ancient inhabitants of the Yucatán Peninsula. Mole is a type of chili-and-chocolate-based sauce traditionally served in Mexico with meat or poultry. Its origin is disputed, but it is generally believed to have been invented in the early colonial period. This finding would suggest that mole may actually have its roots in pre-Hispanic Maya culture.
Every socialist is a disguised dictator.
— Ludwig von Mises, Human Action.
A while back I posted some match-ups for conservative women and superheroines (see them here) with the promise to follow up with liberal super villains. The premise is simple (and in this case, easy to make), match up a liberal to a villain in pop culture. With the previous post it was limited to comics/sci-fi, I loosened up a bit for this one.
In some ways this was a little more difficult, some of the villians have very little source material to work with. However, I do have more matches than I did with the ladies.
Prior to 1914, there had been several attempts to create automobile traffic signals similar to those used by railroads, but it was only after a four-way electric signal was installed in Cleveland, Ohio, that the modern traffic light system began to take root. The signal had only two colors, green and red, but the three-color version still in use today was not far off. Besides railroad signals, what earlier application of red and green might have led to the use of these colors in traffic lights?