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'I've Had to Paint 'Black Owned Business'
on My Minneapolis Bar During the Riots'

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 5/29/2020 2:31:43 PM

I acquired Palmer's Bar a couple of years ago. I just celebrated my two-year anniversary as owner, but we've been closed since March because of the COVID-19 pandemic. I woke up and had a good cry that morning. The bar is still shut down, it's a very weird time. And then these riots started a few nights ago, it's heartbreaking. George Floyd was a bouncer at a bar not far from here. I didn't know him, but I know people that did know him and worked with him over the years. Everyone's hurting. We all saw that video and had

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How many guys named 'Tony Zaccardi' are really black?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Venturer 5/29/2020 2:38:07 PM (No. 425552)
I remember during the riots in Washington,DC W.e had been fighting fire all day and dodging tear gas bombs tossed by the cops. We were up at 7th. and O sts. NW when about 4 O'clock we entered this carry out and ordered sandwiches. The guy told us to lkeave that if he fixed us our order they would burn him out. About an hour later he came running up to us and said his building was on fire and we should put it out. We told him we could only fight one fire at a time and the one we were fighting had priority.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: John C 5/29/2020 2:46:41 PM (No. 425559)
FTA: "...and it's survived the Spanish Flu pandemic, two World Wars and President Trump,"
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Quigley 5/29/2020 2:57:32 PM (No. 425568)
Well, if it saves a building and maybe a life or more, why not.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ribicon 5/29/2020 3:09:32 PM (No. 425577)
Racism is A-OK per Marxist doctrine, provided it's aimed at overthrowing our civilization. From 50 Communist Goals (1963), US Congressional Record, Appendix, pp. A34-A35 January 10, 1963. #42: Create the impression that violence and insurrection are legitimate aspects of the American tradition; that students and special-interest groups should rise up and use "united force" to solve economic, political or social problems.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: HerbVA 5/29/2020 3:10:11 PM (No. 425578)
I grew up in Chicago, and during the 60s race riots ( not protests ) black owned businesses, mostly liquor stores, painted “Soul Brother” on the outside of their businesses to ward off the urban jungle savages bent on destruction. The real Mayor Daley was wise enough to cordon off the urban jungles on the west and south sides and let them incinerate their own wastelands. Issued shoot-to- kill orders for arsonists, and the insurrection soon died down. Nothing left to loot or burn. That’s how a real leader deals with the urban tribes, quite unlike the pansy mayor of Minneapolis.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 5/29/2020 3:13:52 PM (No. 425584)
Yeah #2 I was with him until I saw that. Now I don't care if he gets looted.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Blue Hen1 5/29/2020 3:39:56 PM (No. 425595)
Imagine if I painted “White owned business “ what a field day the media Would have with that
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Reply 8 - Posted by: konocti95 5/29/2020 3:42:20 PM (No. 425597)
FTA: "I think the only thing I can do is ask people to be careful about who they are attacking." Sooo....which kind of people should be attacked? If he was worried about white supreamists..er...supreamatics...maybe ...supreamites...whatever...if he was worried about being attacked by Trump supporters he would put just the opposite.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: BarryNo 5/29/2020 3:46:37 PM (No. 425600)
My God, sir... Are you a Racist? s/o If that's what it takes to survive these days, by all means, sir. But its a sad statement about America, that anyone thinks that the first answer is violence. You have the Right of Assembly, and to demand redress of grievances. You don't have the right to riot. Frankly if I were this man, I'd be getting lawsuits ready. After all, you dare to spoil the fun and perspective of the Liberals.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: planetgeo 5/29/2020 4:12:15 PM (No. 425621)
Better: "AR-15 Owned Business, Welcome Volunteer Targets!"
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Reply 11 - Posted by: ByteGuru 5/29/2020 5:27:55 PM (No. 425675)
... but ... but ... what if many of the rioters can't read?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: udanja99 5/29/2020 6:28:57 PM (No. 425711)
Instead of putting up a racist sign, why doesn’t he get off his duff and encourage his bros to clean up their own acts and their community?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Rumblehog 5/29/2020 6:33:06 PM (No. 425716)
Racist
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Reply 14 - Posted by: voxpopuli 5/29/2020 6:43:33 PM (No. 425723)
it's survived.. President Trump good riddance
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