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Celebs Mangle Facts, Call for Wendy's Boycott Over ObamaCare Cutbacks
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Posted on 01/08/2013 10:17:35 PM PST by chessplayer

Liberal celebrities are piling on the Wendy's fast food chain, facts and economic realities be darned.

Dan Savage, Nathan Fillion and Sarah Silverman are tweeting for others to join their Wendy's boycott after news leaked that the hamburger chain will be slashing some workers' hours due to restrictions placed upon them by ObamaCare.

Too bad the trio didn't read the fine print - or look beyond standard far-left outlets like ThinkProgress. The worker cuts in question are only applicable to a handful of Wendy's outlets, not the whole chain itself.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fastfood; layoffs; obamacare; wendys
Thats the key! Boycott Wendy's to hurt business so they have to cut back employees hours even more or fire them.
1 posted on 01/08/2013 10:17:47 PM PST by chessplayer
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Looks like Obamacare really does hurt businesses


2 posted on 01/08/2013 10:44:14 PM PST by Jmm313
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To: chessplayer

"As actors, it is our responsibility to read the newspapers and then say what we read on television like it's our own opinion."

3 posted on 01/08/2013 10:45:45 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: chessplayer
..... LOL .... they are responding because they have clueless perception that the layoffs are a result of political posturing against Obamacare .....

..... they still don't have a clue that it just might be a necessary financial move for survival because of the financial stress as a result of the Blessed and Holy Obamacare sent to us from the One they worship.

.... After all .... something so genuinely wonderful could never cause any negative effects or problems for anyone .... could it?

4 posted on 01/08/2013 10:56:29 PM PST by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: dfwgator

Natahan Fillion is turning against the exact same people that made him a celebrity to begin with.

What the F is wrong with these MORONS?


5 posted on 01/08/2013 10:57:21 PM PST by mowowie
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To: mowowie
Natahan Fillion is turning against the exact same people that made him a celebrity to begin with.

I need to quit clicking on anything that has "Celebrities" in the title.

I am (was?) a BIG fan of Natahan Fillion since "Firefly" and it just HURTS reading that he is as stupid as so many of our "stars".

6 posted on 01/08/2013 11:08:12 PM PST by eddie willers
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To: chessplayer

WHO DEY?????????????????????
I can honestly say I have heard of none of them.

I have to fall back on that great philosopher/humanitarian/elephant dung picker upper, Joe Don Looney’s ‘words of wisdom’.

IF THE SUPER BOWL IS SO IMPORTANT WHY HAVE IT EVERY YEAR?

HOW CAN SOMETHING BE CALLED THE GREATEST EVENT OF ALL TIME WHEN 500 BILLION CHINAMEN HAVE NEVER HEARD OF IT?


7 posted on 01/08/2013 11:14:33 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: Jmm313

My employer has “only” a $25,000 annual limit ,so got a waiver because obamacare mandates over a million $$ annual medical limit.MY employer certified that coverage at that level is unaffordable..


8 posted on 01/08/2013 11:16:15 PM PST by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: eddie willers

Nathan Fillion is a Canadian. Who cares what he thinks about the U.S.?

If he doesn’t like it, he can haul his arse home, across the northern border.


9 posted on 01/08/2013 11:18:03 PM PST by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: mowowie

He’s an Alberta, born and bred,so you’d think he’d know better.


10 posted on 01/08/2013 11:26:09 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: chessplayer
Dan Savage, Nathan Fillion and Sarah Silverman

huh? It's amazing what qualifies for a celebrity these days.

11 posted on 01/08/2013 11:26:34 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: eddie willers

My bud works here for WB, and Fillion was the voice of Green Lantern on one of WB’s DC direct to video movies. From what he told me, Fillion is an arrogant ass clown.


12 posted on 01/08/2013 11:34:08 PM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: max americana

Doesn’t surprise me.

Sometimes people get caught up in the character but not the actor.

Often times that “Actor” is a flaming pile of feces.

Not saying that Fillion is Feces or anything......


13 posted on 01/08/2013 11:46:30 PM PST by mowowie
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To: max americana

I used to think Sarah Siverman was kinda cute many years ago. Then I read about her disgusting “humor” bits. Some too vile to even mention.


14 posted on 01/09/2013 12:13:52 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: F15Eagle

Yeah, Silverman had a cute schtick many years ago when she was young. I don’t even know if she’s still working these days, although she did pop up on ‘Monk’ a few years ago. I guess it can’t really be a surprise to anybody that she’s a moron.


15 posted on 01/09/2013 12:28:56 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: chessplayer

See Nathan doesn’t have to worry no more.
Now he’s “CASTLE”......Whatever that is....
Just like David Caruso, Shelly Long and that sidekick from Conan he believes he has a huge future just from his looks and brilliant acting career.

Good Luck with that Nathan......

sad to see you go....


16 posted on 01/09/2013 12:29:44 AM PST by mowowie
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To: chessplayer

See Nathan doesn’t have to worry no more.
Now he’s “CASTLE”......Whatever that is....
Just like David Caruso, Shelly Long and that sidekick from Conan he believes he has a huge future just from his looks and brilliant acting career.

Good Luck with that Nathan......

sad to see you go....


17 posted on 01/09/2013 12:29:55 AM PST by mowowie
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To: mowowie
Natahan Fillion is turning against the exact same people that made him a celebrity

Never heard of him/it.

18 posted on 01/09/2013 12:31:52 AM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: Alaska Wolf

Yea most people wouldn’t.
He is a D class celebrity.
He was the captain of the ship on the show called Firefly.
He was the captain of the ship on the movie called Serenity.

Now i guess he’s some loud-mouthed liberal douchebag from the show “Castle”

FIRE his pretty boy ass!!!


19 posted on 01/09/2013 12:38:09 AM PST by mowowie
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To: Lancey Howard
I only recall Sarah Silverman from the episode of Star Trek Voyager when they go back into the past and she plays a radio telescope operator at an observatory.

-PJ

20 posted on 01/09/2013 12:38:55 AM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: mowowie

Someone needs to tell Animal Mother about his former co-star.


21 posted on 01/09/2013 12:46:04 AM PST by guido911 (Islamic terrorists are members http://www.freerepublic.com/foof the "ROP", the "religion of pu*&ies")
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To: F15Eagle

Sarah Silverman was once the quinisetional Cute Jew Chick.

She looked awesome in that Voyager episode, So super cute and perky and yummy and tasty and delic.....ugh, sorry.
Sarah was once a Fine actress!

E-mail me Sarah, there a par-do going on next week and i need a date.
Possible Keg......


22 posted on 01/09/2013 12:46:22 AM PST by mowowie
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To: Political Junkie Too
...and she plays a radio telescope operator at an observatory.

LOL, I think that's what they call, "casting against type".

23 posted on 01/09/2013 12:47:50 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: R_Kangel
Don't have to worry about that too long. Thanks to Obama, tracking the companies that are going to have to reduce hours to survive under his policies is going to become a full time job.
24 posted on 01/09/2013 12:50:02 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: mowowie

From the something I didn’t know about that department.

REVEALED: Sarah Silverman was almost a Star Trek: Voyager regular

http://blastr.com/2011/04/see-who-almost-became-a-r.php


25 posted on 01/09/2013 12:58:11 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: chessplayer

I’ve honestly never heard of Filion or Savage before. I have heard of Sarah Silverman before, unfortunately. She is easily one of the least funny people on this planet.


26 posted on 01/09/2013 1:06:23 AM PST by DemforBush (You might very well think that. I could not *possibly* comment.)
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To: mowowie

Well, who knew his “tight pants” were cutting off circulation to his brain ???


27 posted on 01/09/2013 1:41:12 AM PST by Salgak (Acme Lasers presents: The Energizer Border. I **DARE** you to cross it. . . .)
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To: chessplayer

A real shame to see one of my favorite actors (Fillion) exposing his ignorance like that. For those who care, on “Castle” he plays the title character, a “famous” mystery writer who occasionally plays poker (or did early in the series) with well-known screenwriters. In-show, he’s rich enough to buy a New York restaurant on a whim, and lives in a downright huge apartment in the city. The show is ok, not great, and is *really* formulaic, but he is a good actor, so it is still enjoyable.


28 posted on 01/09/2013 2:49:44 AM PST by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: chessplayer

Boycott Hollywood. Repeal ObamaCare.


29 posted on 01/09/2013 2:56:29 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Jmm313
Obamacare has not even started yet. This ONE Wendy's restaurant probably just is not doing enough business to maintain the hours they give to their employers. Both sides are exploiting this decision, but that is typical.
30 posted on 01/09/2013 3:07:13 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: hoosierham
My employer has “only” a $25,000 annual limit ,so got a waiver because obamacare mandates over a million $$ annual medical limit.MY employer certified that coverage at that level is unaffordable..

I got a notice from my employer provided insurance in Oct, 2010 that my premiums were going up 30% starting Jan 2011, one reason given explicitly was that due to a provision in the "affordable care act", going into effect as of Jan 2011, that required no life time limit. It was previously $5 million limit.

The other reason, also explicitly stated was that, up to 26 year old children must be included on the policy.

My premiums are now almost 50% higher than they were in 2010.

I cannot afford any more of this "free" insurance.

31 posted on 01/09/2013 3:32:53 AM PST by Graybeard58 ("Civil rights” leader and MSNB-Hee Haw host Al Sharpton - Larry Elder)
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To: hoosierham
My employer has “only” a $25,000 annual limit ,so got a waiver because obamacare mandates over a million $$ annual medical limit.MY employer certified that coverage at that level is unaffordable..

I got a notice from my employer provided insurance in Oct, 2010 that my premiums were going up 30% starting Jan 2011, one reason given explicitly was that due to a provision in the "affordable care act", going into effect as of Jan 2011, that required no life time limit. It was previously $5 million limit.

The other reason, also explicitly stated was that, up to 26 year old children must be included on the policy.

My premiums are now almost 50% higher than they were in 2010.

I cannot afford any more of this "free" insurance.

32 posted on 01/09/2013 3:34:06 AM PST by Graybeard58 ("Civil rights” leader and MSNB-Hee Haw host Al Sharpton - Larry Elder)
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To: Jonty30
He’s an Alberta, born and bred,so you’d think he’d know better.

Well, even (at least) 20% of native Texans voted for Obama. Some of the city folks in Calgary and Edmonton lean left.

I hope the Wild Rose party got a new chair after last year's debacle.
33 posted on 01/09/2013 3:41:33 AM PST by Dr. Sivana ("C'est la vie" say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell. -- Chuck Berry)
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To: chessplayer
Dan Savage, Nathan Fillion and Sarah Silverman are tweeting for others to join their Wendy's boycott

MAL!!!!

Say it ain't so!

Mark

34 posted on 01/09/2013 4:45:18 AM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: chessplayer

https://mobile.twitter.com/NathanFillion

Wendy’s Cuts Employee hrs to Avoid Obamacare say.ly/mTT4UOe

I just boycotted Wendy’s. And broke up with Wendy. Via tweet.
1:08pm - 8 Jan 13


35 posted on 01/09/2013 4:54:07 AM PST by kcvl
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To: chessplayer

Where they get their ‘news’....

The Center for American Progress is a progressive public policy research and advocacy organization. Its website states that the organization is “dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas and action.”. The Center presents a liberal viewpoint on economic issues. It has its headquarters in Washington D.C

Its President and Chief Executive Officer is Neera Tanden, who worked for the Obama and Clinton administrations and for Hillary Clinton’s campaigns.

Its first President and Chief Executive Officer was John Podesta, who served as chief of staff to then U.S. President Bill Clinton. Podesta remains with the organization as Chairman of the Board. Located in Washington, D.C., the Center for American Progress has a campus outreach group,

Campus Progress, and a sister advocacy organization, the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Citing Podesta’s influence in the formation of the Obama Administration, a November 2008 article in Time (Jay Carney) stated that “not since the Heritage Foundation helped guide Ronald Reagan’s transition in 1981 has a single outside group held so much sway.”


36 posted on 01/09/2013 5:08:20 AM PST by kcvl
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To: chessplayer
Like these celebrities ever eat at Wendy's...

I'm boycotting Neiman Marcus and Saks.

37 posted on 01/09/2013 5:12:31 AM PST by LoveUSA (God employs Man's strength; Satan exploits Man's weakness.)
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To: chessplayer

It’s not just Wendy’s - all fast food restaurants are letting full timers go as well. My daughter runs 5 McDonalds and her heart grieves for the people she has to let go or cut back - but these are the times obummer gave us.


38 posted on 01/09/2013 5:19:13 AM PST by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: All

Yes...Wendy’s is not the only place....many fast food chains are dropping hours (to below 29 hours) on part timers, and laying off full timers that are on benefits...


39 posted on 01/09/2013 5:22:05 AM PST by Maringa
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To: R_Kangel

If actors and actresses knew anything about numbers, business, economics, etc. would they pay such horrendous fees and percentages to agents and business managers? Actors and actresses are the last people anyone should look to for advice or an opinion on business. Go back to memorizing your lines and working on that pouty face look sweetheart. Real businesses have to deal with real world income and expenses. obamacare has upped the expense side, gotta cut other expenses to balance the books.


40 posted on 01/09/2013 5:34:40 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: eddie willers

I’ve recently been following Adam Baldwin on Twitter. Adam played Jayne Cobb in Firefly. I swear the man is or was a Freeper. Look him up, it will warm your heart and maybe restore a bit of faith.


41 posted on 01/09/2013 5:52:08 AM PST by Marie Antoinette (:)
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To: eddie willers

https://mobile.twitter.com/adamsbaldwin


42 posted on 01/09/2013 5:54:22 AM PST by Marie Antoinette (:)
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To: chessplayer

Does anyone know the impact of Obamacare on seasonal contract labor? Is health insurance not required as long as weekly hours are kept below 29?

This is a 3-4 month a year operation when contract laborers will work up to 29 hours/week. The rest of the year, hours will be less per week and only a day or two per week.


43 posted on 01/09/2013 6:08:52 AM PST by randita
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To: chessplayer

As an aside, how to make a homemade Wendy’s Frosty.

Wendy’s Frosty

Freeze the ice cream maker bowl for 24 to 48 hours.
Put plastic wrap on the bowl to prevent ice crystals
from forming.

1 quart rich, thick chocolate milk
14 oz can sweetened condensed milk

In a medium bowl, whisk together chocolate milk and
sweetened condensed milk until combined. Pour into
canister of 1-1/2 quart ice cream maker and freeze
according to your ice cream maker’s directions.

Turn your ice cream maker on before pouring. This
helps to prevent the liquid from sticking to the
sides right away. Pull off the plastic wrap from your
ice cream maker bowl, and pour the mixture into the
bowl as it is turning. Blend for about 25 minutes for
a thick consistency. Serve in cups (with spoons).

With a blender

In a large mixing bowl, combine chocolate milk and
sweetened condensed milk. Mix the ingredients using a
large blender. Once thoroughly combined, put the mixture
into a freezer safe container and freeze for 2 or more
hours, making sure you stir thoroughly every half hour
until desired thickness is reached.


44 posted on 01/09/2013 8:24:19 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: eddie willers

I have always suspected that the reason that people like this into show business in the first place is because they don’t have the brains or character to do anything else. JMHO


45 posted on 01/09/2013 9:22:05 AM PST by Jean2
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To: Marie Antoinette

Thanks for the info on Adam Baldwin.

Glad to find out he is exactly as I hoped.


46 posted on 01/09/2013 10:44:45 AM PST by eddie willers
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