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Chick-Fil-A: Is Free Enterprise Still Free?

Posted by Larry Doyle on July 30th, 2012 11:52 AM |

I do not find it surprising that certain political leaders in our nation easily lash out in threatening fashion to those running a free enterprise. Why am I not surprised? In the “Uncle Sam” economy that permeates our nation, the violation of contracts and property rights has become increasingly prevalent.

In that vein, we should not be surprised when leaders of certain cities and towns spew forth intimidating statements to those running a free enterprise. I refer specifically to recent statements delivered by the mayors of Boston, Chicago, and San Franciso and directed at the president of Chick-fil-A, Dan Cathy.

Regardless of what one may think about controversial topics of the day, including same-sex marriage, last I checked individuals in our nation not only had the right to free speech but then also the constitutional rights to free enterprise. (more…)






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