To: Lovers of America
From: The Republican National Committee
RE: Emergency platform changes
Dear Patriots: It seems that 47 percent was somewhat larger than we anticipated in last week's election. Henceforth, we urge all Republicans to adopt these immediate policy changes.
If you were planning to pack up your Chick-fil-A coupons and move to Texas -- where the death penalty is considered a Hallmark moment and there is no such thing as state income tax -- you might want to hold your horses. After threatening a Civil War if President Barack Obama won reelection, the bitt ... More >>
What better place for beleaguered Mitt Romney fans and other gay-hating folks to wallow in their post-election sorrows than a brand spankin' new Chick-fil-A? Dozens of chicken lovers (or gay marriage haters) gathered outside the new Walnut Creek chicken restaurant yesterday to celebrate the opening ... More >>
Dozens of people camped out overnight to celebrate the opening of Walnut Creek's new Chick-fil-A, reports SF Weekly's news blog The Snitch. Apparently, the first 100 people to claim a wristband and keep their place in line overnight received coupons for 52 free meals. The fast food chain inspired pr ... More >>
Chick-fil-A has decided to stick to what it knows, and that's making chicken sandwiches. The anti-gay-marriage food chain is reportedly taking back all the unkind things it has said about gay marriage. The chicken-slinging CEOs now say Chick-fil-A is "re-evaluating the multimillion-dollar donations ... More >>
It appears the educators over in Fresno might have eaten one too many fried chicken sandwiches from Chick-fil-A . In the small suburb of Clovis, the school district is refusing to teach kids about sex prevention, telling students instead to abstain from the natural act, and "get plenty of rest" to s ... More >>
Hundreds of South Bay residents camped outside the new San Jose Chick-fil-A last night, but not because they're hungry for political change. No. They're just hungry for chicken.According to news outlets, the chicken company traditionally hands out coupon books with 52 free meals for the first 100 pe ... More >>
Chick-fil-A, the fast-food chain that San Franciscans reamed last month, has given the gay marriage movement a few more potential Bay Area locations to stage future kiss-ins. According to media outlets, the Atlanta-based chain bought property in Novato in Marin County this past month with the hopes ... More >>
As we witnessed with the Chick-fil-A gay marriage debate, nothing gets Americans off their asses to protest, vote, or generally fulfill their civic duties like the promise of food. And seeing how Obama needs all the help he can get now, the Hungry for Obama movement has reactivated in San Francisco. ... More >>
Reddit Island sounds like a tech nerd's wet dream: a self-made civilization that requires nothing to live except super-high-speed Internet and tons of weed. But in the unlikely event that Redditors actually get their shit together to take refuge on this island where nobody will have to pay taxes (ak ... More >>
While all those gay-hating, heartburn-loving people devour chicken sandwiches at their nearest Chick-fil-A, same-sex couples plan to give them something that just might make them choke on their chicken. Today, gay couples everywhere are planning to make Chick-fil-A their own personal kissing booth w ... More >>
We can only imagine how delighted San Franciscans were yesterday when they learned their hometown baseball team had weighed in on the whole Chick-fil-A flap with this pointed post:Although we wouldn't put it past the Giants to pop off in defense of gays, this Facebook message, which, by the way got ... More >>
Undocumented immigrants in same-sex marriages are perhaps the most polarizing slice of the American populace right now (slightly ahead of NBC's gymnastics commentators).This week, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi and scores of other Democrats signed a letter seeking to protect LGBT couples, urging the Oba ... More >>
Hot Sauce and Panko, a stop for bottled sauces and fried chicken in the Richmond District, offers a freebie with purchase and download every Thursday.
The download: Get SpotOn, an app that helps you collect customer rewards on your phone. The purchase: Order a five or eight-piece box of wings (flav ... More >>
The Chick-fil-A controversy simmers on. After cities across the nation, including San Francisco, denounced Chick-fil-A and its anti-gay marriage stance, GOP stalwart Mike Huckabee has decided everyone should swarm Chick-fil-A today and stuff themselves silly with fried chicken and waffle fries to su ... More >>
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi put in her two cents on the Chick-fil-A controversy where the fast-food chain's president admitted the company gives millions of dollars to anti-gay marriage.On Friday, the San Francisco democrat tweeted the following:"For the record, I prefer Kentucky Fried Chicken. #Chic ... More >>
Update (2:21 p.m.): On a side note, the media are buzzing with reports that Donald A. Perry, the public relations flack for Chick-fil-A, died this morning from an apparent heart attack. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has finally admitted he wants nothing to do with the bible-thumbing Chick-fil-A -- and ... More >>
Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media.
1. Dirty fast food slides. The Chicago Tribune/LA Times profile an Arizona woman who is evaluating the playgrounds at fast food restaurants by taking video of the filth and sending s ... More >>
The Babies plays Hemlock Tavern this Saturday There is heavy metal and ethereal ambient noise, transsexual fashion shows and fancy vintage paper, Go-Gos and Babies. It's all here this weekend, in San Francisco, for less than the cost of taking a heterosexual date to Chick-fil-A. Here's our list o ... More >>