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Chick-Fil-A'd: Bully Fired After Video Goes Viral
Breitbart ^ | 2 Aug 2012, 3:18 PM PDT | Dana Loesch

Posted on 08/02/2012 5:06:51 PM PDT by Texas Fossil

Adam Smith, the man who videotaped himself getting free water at a Chick-Fil-A drive-thru just to berate the young woman as been fired.

Smith in his video said he was happy to feel "purposeful" in condemning the Chick-Fil-A employee over CEO Dan Cathy's same-sex-marriage remarks. The video went viral and citizen journalists tracked him down online and grabbed copies of his resume. His employer, Vante, released this statement a bit ago:

Vante of Tucson, AZ Regrets Actions of Former CFO

Employee Has Left the Company TUCSON, AZ--(Marketwire - Aug 2, 2012) - The following is a statement from Vante: Vante regrets the unfortunate events that transpired yesterday in Tucson between our former CFO/Treasurer Adam Smith and an employee at Chick-fil-A. Effective immediately, Mr. Smith is no longer an employee of our company.

The actions of Mr. Smith do not reflect our corporate values in any manner. Vante is an equal opportunity company with a diverse workforce, which holds diverse opinions. We respect the right of our employees and all Americans to hold and express their personal opinions, however, we also expect our company officers to behave in a manner commensurate with their position and in a respectful fashion that conveys these values of civility with others.

We hope that the general population does not hold Mr. Smith's actions against Vante and its employees.

(Excerpt) Read more at ...

TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: 2012; adamsmith; bully; bullying; cfa; chickfila; cyberbullying; democrats; fired; homofascism; liberalfascism; liberalhate; video
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To: Texas Fossil

“This “Adam Smith” is a flaming Leftie who really stepped in it with his rudeness & hate.

He no longer has his CFO position. Wonder where he will work next?”

He can go to work for GayCPenney, CNN or MSNBC late night
as a hostile queer faggot faux host, who hates America, Christians and loves the darkside.

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To: Texas Fossil

The article says it probably won’t change the idiots behavior. I say it will. Discipline is never a one time thing. It takes continuous effort. If this guys never gets disciplined then his action will never change and will only get worse, so at least losing this job and probably having a real tough time finding another might get his attention, but doing nothing certainly won’t.

142 posted on 08/03/2012 7:46:44 AM PDT by CodeToad (History says our end is near.)
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To: Texas Fossil

In most States this guy’s conduct would cross the criminal line into Menacing. He could have been arrested. If the girl in the drive up was under 18 that turns it into a felony in some States.

143 posted on 08/03/2012 7:51:25 AM PDT by CodeToad (History says our end is near.)
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To: presently no screen name

“Lunch time is company time.”

No, it isn’t. I don’t know where you got that, but it isn’t. Not for enyone.

144 posted on 08/03/2012 7:52:56 AM PDT by CodeToad (History says our end is near.)
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To: New Jersey Realist

“NO ONE (with few exceptions) should be fired for his political or religious beliefs. “

He wasn’t fired for his beliefs. He was fired for his conduct.

145 posted on 08/03/2012 7:55:42 AM PDT by CodeToad (History says our end is near.)
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To: Texas Fossil
Yep, very well handled by window clerk. Bet she is a very sweet lady. Did not deserve this treatment from a total jerk.

Years ago Mrs. Peet was a head teller at a bank in a college town. People like Mr. Smith were the norm -- there is not a creature on the planet nastier than an academic bigot. They had one so bad tha he regularly left the line-tellers in tears. The Mrs. couldn't do a thing about it; not enough authority. The problem was finally solved when the branch manager went on vacation. His substitute heard the beginning of abusive customer's rant and intervened. Closed the "perfessor's" account, handed him a check, and told him never to set foot in the bldg again.

Not the first time I heard of a customer being fired[1], but the best. *HUGE SMILE*


[1] Like the idiot pulling wheelies until he crashed in a m'cycle dealership's parking lot. Customer *fired*!
146 posted on 08/03/2012 8:01:59 AM PDT by Peet (Everything has an end -- only the sausage has two.)
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To: MrB

“...The grounding foundation of “liberalism”....”

Liberalism embraces secular humanism which is the physical manifestation of what took place in Genesis Chapter 3. They have to deny/hate God in order to try to substantiate their existence. It really is a serious form of insanity as we see everyday when one of these clowns opens their pie hole.

147 posted on 08/03/2012 8:07:38 AM PDT by lgjhn23
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To: Texas Fossil
every action has consequences
...action; reaction.
& this pos has 4 sons (& no mention of wife?).

148 posted on 08/03/2012 8:08:58 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me Old $hit; different flie$". :^)
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To: lgjhn23

Yep, I’ve stated that before -

“liberalism” is simply the political expression of the religion of humanism which began in Genesis 3 when Satan said “you will be as gods”.

149 posted on 08/03/2012 8:13:49 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: matt04

Did you notice it said “Interested In: Men”

150 posted on 08/03/2012 8:21:52 AM PDT by Tigercap
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To: Texas Fossil

This guy was a top-level executive, and all his companies’ websites were shut down yesterday while they tried to erase any record of his existence within the company. I figured he wasn’t gonna be around long.

151 posted on 08/03/2012 8:29:51 AM PDT by Kenton
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To: New Jersey Realist

Not so sure he got fired for his ‘beliefs’ so much as the manner in which he decided to express those beliefs. Especially doing the video & putting it out into the world.

Verbally attacking a teen age girl who is doing her job & who didn’t do anything to initiate or retaliate against this jerk would be my biggest reason to fire him.

As an executive of the company, he is a full-time, all the time, representatative of the company & it’s values, IMO.

I would be thinking that more & more companies are now looking at their company code of conduct manuals after this jerk went off.

152 posted on 08/03/2012 8:30:09 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: CodeToad

Good point.

153 posted on 08/03/2012 8:31:54 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: truth_seeker
My point was that just like Smith’s company was free to fire him for his conduct of expressing his free speech, so would the officers/directors be free to do the same with Cathey IF the case had been they disagreed with his expression of his free speech. (which obviously they did NOT disagree, nor do you, nor do I)

The conduct of the two men is not comparable. Cathy merely expressed his belief in a polite response to a question. Smith not only verbally harassed and abused another person with whom he disagreed, but he also broke the law by recording the confrontation despite the young lady's objections AND then posting it on the internet. Had he merely expressed polite disagreement when asked a question, then he should not have been fired. But that's not what he did.

154 posted on 08/03/2012 8:59:11 AM PDT by MissNomer
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To: Tigercap

Yes. I guessed that after he insisted, repeadley, that he was not gay.

155 posted on 08/03/2012 9:02:42 AM PDT by matt04
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Yes ... that young lady is the real star and the only one on the vid who is executive material. She should get Smith’s job. This vid is actually a great promo for Chick fil A as it shows the high quality of their employees.

156 posted on 08/03/2012 9:36:48 AM PDT by zencycler
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To: CodeToad

For an executive - sure it is! I he had to stay pass 5, 6 7 or 8 pm - there is no overtime - he is salaried.

He is NOT an hourly worker.

157 posted on 08/03/2012 10:37:17 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Texas Fossil

“Wonder where he will work next.”

Probably cleaning toilets but not at Chick-Fil-A! I would wager that he has seen his last well paid job. What a fool.

158 posted on 08/03/2012 7:00:17 PM PDT by RipSawyer (Free healthcare is worth FAR LESS than it costs.)
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To: Salamander


159 posted on 08/03/2012 7:20:14 PM PDT by Lumper20
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To: Lumper20

But typical.

160 posted on 08/03/2012 7:39:53 PM PDT by Salamander (I laugh to myself at the men and the ladies who never conceived of us billion dollar babies.)
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