Chick-fil-A Meets Intolerance in the Heartland

Students at the University of Nebraska – Kearney were surveyed to see what restaurant franchise they would want added to the student union. The overwhelming top choice was Chick-fil-A. So it seemed simple. Add a Chick-fil-A to the union and students can enjoy the best damn chicken sandwiches around.

Not so fast.

This is a college campus, and sadly, college campuses have become incubators for intolerance. And indeed, intolerance reared its ugly head right there in Kearney, Nebraska.

The problem? Chick-fil-A’s President is a Christian. Seriously. You can’t make this stuff up. As you may know, this is not Chick-fil-A’s first run-in with liberal intolerance. Politicians in Boston and Chicago tried to stop Chick-fil-A’s expansion in their cities. College students around the country have used their ugly intolerance to keep Chick-fil-A out of their communities.

Back to Kearney. A group called the Queer Straight Alliance objected to the restaurant. This is hypocritical. The major issue in the LGBT community is fighting intolerance of their lifestyle. They don’t like being victims of intolerance, yet they have no problem being intolerant of others.


The student body president, some egghead named Evan Calhoun, along with some other liberal elitist students, decided to hell with what the students want.

Calhoun wrote on social media, “When we learned more about Chick-fil-A and its corporate values and discriminatory policies, and after hearing these concerns raised by a section of our student body, we concluded that these corporate values are not aligned with our values as a student body, and it is not in the best interest of our UNK community to pursue Chick-fil-A right now,”

“college campuses have become incubators for intolerance”

Umm… one of the benefits of collage is to expose young adults to a variety of ideas. not narrow down to one and only one idea. These know-it-all kids have no experience in real life and are on scholarship with mommy and daddy’s money. I can’t wait to see these kids have to earn money to survive, pay bills and taxes. Of course, they may wind up in their parents’ basements until they’re well into their thirties.

To prevent legal businesses from opening and to stifle speech is not the American way. These young people will have to learn to deal with ideas different than their own. Otherwise, they will have great difficulty surviving in real life. College is supposed to prepare students for life, but instead kooky left-wing professors teach impressionable young minds that they are entitled. The world owes them.

If the small number of elitists at the University of Nebraska – Kearney don’t like Chick-fil-A, the solution is quite simple: DON’T GO THERE! It really that simple. If this intolerance continues, the world will become a nasty place.

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