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Here Is The Complete Apology From Their Facebook Page 

 

 

 

Dear Cracker Barrel Customer:

” When we made the decision to remove and evaluate certain Duck Dynasty items, we offended many of our loyal customers. Our intent was to avoid offending, but that’s just what we’ve done.

  You told us we made a mistake. And, you weren’t shy about it. You wrote, you called and you took to social media to express your thoughts and feelings. You flat out told us we were wrong.

  We listened. 

  Today, we are putting all our Duck Dynasty products back in our stores. 

  And, we apologize for offending you.

  We respect all individuals right to express their beliefs. We certainly did not mean to have anyone think different.

  We sincerely hope you will continue to be part of our Cracker Barrel family. “

 

 

 

   You can make a difference . Should you feel the desire to voice your feelings here is the contact page for the Cracker Barrel management . They made a mistake , but at least they had the willingness to admit it and try to make amends . That’s more than most PC organizations can do . 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cracker Barrel vs. Duck Dynasty

 

 

 

” If you think the A&E Network’s decision to indefinitely suspend the star of its cash cow “Duck Dynasty”made bad business sense, wait until you hear what Cracker Barrel did. Yesterday the restaurant chain that made its name and fortune on the appetites of Southern folk like Phil Robertson and the rest of his duck-calling entrepreneurial family decided to pull some “Duck Dynasty” merchandise from its stores.

  In a statement on its Facebook page, Cracker Barrel cited its “pleasing people” motto and its commitment to “the ideals of fairness, mutual respect and equal treatment of all people.” The company then explained why “Duck Dynasty” no longer may reflect those ideals:

  We continue to offer Duck Commander products in our stores. We removed selected products which we were concerned might offend some of our guests while we evaluate the situation. We continually evaluate the products we offer and will continue to do so.

 

  It didn’t take long for “Duck Dynasty” fans to voice their outrage to Cracker Barrel, which has more than 67,000 employees at its 600-plus stores. At last check, the Facebook statement had sparked more than 27,000 comments, most of them from regular diners who said they won’t be any longer. The post also has been shared more than 4,900 times, presumably by those same former customers telling their friends to boycott Cracker Barrel in the future.

  All of which made me wonder: Why would Cracker Barrel take this stand? The executives and corporate board members who run the chain surely know that most of the people who shop and eat at an “old country store and restaurant” are the enlightened rednecks who sided with the Robertsons. Yet Cracker Barrel decided to cast its lot with A&E, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, and the Human Rights Campaign.

  I found the answer in Cracker Barrel’s corporate history — not the filtered, flattering version the company tells but the version you can find via Google. The key finding: Cracker Barrel has been in trouble with homosexual rights activists before.”

 

 

Here is Cracker Barrel’s Facebook page along with a few comments re: Phil Robertson

 

” Jody Dixon After you are done removing the selected products, go ahead and remove a bunch of tables and chairs……you won’t be needing them any more.

  Michael Stover UNlike. Don’t cave in to the politically correct mob of left wing INtolerant fools. Stand for free speech, or risk losing lots of customers, like ME.

  Charlene Harrelson Griffin I have no problem passing on Cracker Barrel and heading to the nearest Chick-Fil-A from now on. “

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Duck Dynasty’s Robertson Family Has Skeletons, Here Are Five Of Them

 

 

” Duck Dynasty is A&E’s hit show that features the Robertson clan, their families, and their multi-million dollar empire that is Duck Commander.  Yet, the family has a dark side.  Drugs, alcoholism, and suicidal tendencies have plagued the Robertson family, but they feel that the loving grace of God is what saved them.

They did a 30-minute segment with I Am Second, a faith-based multimedia company that documents people’s transformations through the power of faith.  Here are five things that you should know about the Robertson clan.”

 

Let he that is without sin cast the first stone . 

 

Read more at IJR