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Cookout employess refused to serve Trump supporters

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A legendary fast-food chain is in hot water after refusing to serve Donald Trump supporters.

Shannon Riggs and her cousins were turned away from a Cook Out in Colonial Heights, Virginia, on Friday night, when they showed up in Donald Trump shirts and hats, WTVR reports.

Apparently, when Riggs attempted to order from the window, decked out in Trump apparel, an employee yelled "Hell no! I'm not serving them."

The family's orders were eventually taken, but they say that they never received their food. Eventually Riggs said she canceled her order and the family had their money refunded — but they were not satisfied with the situation.


Cook Out refused to serve Donald Trump fans - Business Insider

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Those of you who said it was the towtruck driver's right to refuse to tow a Sanders supporter, do you feel the same about this restaurant's employees refusing to serve Trump supporters?
 

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A legendary fast-food chain is in hot water after refusing to serve Donald Trump supporters.

Shannon Riggs and her cousins were turned away from a Cook Out in Colonial Heights, Virginia, on Friday night, when they showed up in Donald Trump shirts and hats, WTVR reports.

Apparently, when Riggs attempted to order from the window, decked out in Trump apparel, an employee yelled "Hell no! I'm not serving them."

The family's orders were eventually taken, but they say that they never received their food. Eventually Riggs said she canceled her order and the family had their money refunded — but they were not satisfied with the situation.


Cook Out refused to serve Donald Trump fans - Business Insider

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Those of you who said it was the towtruck driver's right to refuse to tow a Sanders supporter, do you feel the same about this restaurant's employees refusing to serve Trump supporters?
Both incidents are childish.
 

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Those of you who said it was the towtruck driver's right to refuse to tow a Sanders supporter, do you feel the same about this restaurant's employees refusing to serve Trump supporters?

Yes. No one has a right to the labor and property of someone else unless they agree to the transaction.
 

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Yes. No one has a right to the labor and property of someone else unless they agree to the transaction.

The tow truck driver was owner/operator, this was an employee from all appearances. If the businesses owner was OK with it, then I'd agree otehrwise, time for someone to find a job elsewhere...
 

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While this was certainly petty of the employee the irony of the following statement gave me a mini-stroke.

"Once you witness [discrimination] firsthand, it's a totally different experience," Lauren Wolfrey, one family member, told WTVR. "I was in a state of shock."
 

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Both incidents are childish.

They are however different. A capitalist not serving someone that doesn't even want them to own a business is in some ways setting the socialist straight. If you don't like capitalists then do yourself and capitalists everywhere a favor and don't ask capitalists to give you service. Why in involve yourself in a transaction with someone that wants you to lose your property? Why involve yourself with a capitalist when you hate capitalists?
 

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They are however different. A capitalist not serving someone that doesn't even want them to own a business is in some ways setting the socialist straight. If you don't like capitalists then do yourself and capitalists everywhere a favor and don't ask capitalists to give you service. Why in involve yourself in a transaction with someone that wants you to lose your property? Why involve yourself with a capitalist when you hate capitalists?
No, I said they were both childish. And they ARE both childish. You are addressing the right of an individual to do something. And I agree they have said right... but it's still childish. They have that right, too.
 

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For the longest time I would defend the average individual as being reasonably intelligent, but lately after Trump and crap like this I'm starting to re-think that.

There is nothing stupid about saying no to doing business with someone.
 

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I support a businesses right to serve whom they choose. I also find people who parade around as walking billboards for a politician are nitwits and I'd just as soon they stay out of my business regardless of their chosen one.

Where I live, Americans are mostly liberals and when President Obama was running the first time they were so loaded with Obama paraphernalia they looked like clowns. For some reason the second time around there was much less.
 

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The family's orders were eventually taken, but they say that they never received their food. Eventually Riggs said she canceled her order and the family had their money refunded — but they were not satisfied with the situation.

So the liberals tried to steal the family's money without providing services. That is how most liberals live their lives so this behavior isn't surprising.
 

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No, I said they were both childish. And they ARE both childish. You are addressing the right of an individual to do something. And I agree they have said right... but it's still childish. They have that right, too.

Outside of profit motivations exactly why should the tow truck driver feel inclined to help the person that wants him to lose his property? Capitalists and socialists are natural enemies and I see nothing wrong with capitalists understanding that reality. I don't think it's childish to make it clear to someone that you don't approve of how they view your rights. This isn't even an unrelated thing either. A socialist has no business asking a capitalist for any kind of service in the business world.
 

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They are however different. A capitalist not serving someone that doesn't even want them to own a business is in some ways setting the socialist straight. If you don't like capitalists then do yourself and capitalists everywhere a favor and don't ask capitalists to give you service. Why in involve yourself in a transaction with someone that wants you to lose your property? Why involve yourself with a capitalist when you hate capitalists?

There was no evidence the lady the towtruck driver refused to serve wanted him to lose his property. Please stop perpetuating the lie that she did.
 

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I support a businesses right to serve whom they choose. I also find people who parade around as walking billboards for a politician are nitwits and I'd just as soon they stay out of my business regardless of their chosen one.

Where I live, Americans are mostly liberals and when President Obama was running the first time they were so loaded with Obama paraphernalia they looked like clowns. For some reason the second time around there was much less.

I agree. Heck, I don't even put up political signs.
 

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So the liberals tried to steal the family's money without providing services. That is how most liberals live their lives so this behavior isn't surprising.

If there was an attempted theft, they should have called the cops.
 

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There was no evidence the lady the towtruck driver refused to serve wanted him to lose his property. Please stop perpetuating the lie that she did.

Golly, of course not. Leftists want people who work to keep all that they earn, don't they?
 

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A legendary fast-food chain is in hot water after refusing to serve Donald Trump supporters.

Shannon Riggs and her cousins were turned away from a Cook Out in Colonial Heights, Virginia, on Friday night, when they showed up in Donald Trump shirts and hats, WTVR reports.

Apparently, when Riggs attempted to order from the window, decked out in Trump apparel, an employee yelled "Hell no! I'm not serving them."

The family's orders were eventually taken, but they say that they never received their food. Eventually Riggs said she canceled her order and the family had their money refunded — but they were not satisfied with the situation.


Cook Out refused to serve Donald Trump fans - Business Insider

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Those of you who said it was the towtruck driver's right to refuse to tow a Sanders supporter, do you feel the same about this restaurant's employees refusing to serve Trump supporters?

The only problem I have with this is if they don't want to serve Trump supporters then they should advertise their policy.

If someone doesn't want my business that's OK, just LMK, because I don't want to support their business.
 

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A legendary fast-food chain is in hot water after refusing to serve Donald Trump supporters.

Shannon Riggs and her cousins were turned away from a Cook Out in Colonial Heights, Virginia, on Friday night, when they showed up in Donald Trump shirts and hats, WTVR reports.

Apparently, when Riggs attempted to order from the window, decked out in Trump apparel, an employee yelled "Hell no! I'm not serving them."

The family's orders were eventually taken, but they say that they never received their food. Eventually Riggs said she canceled her order and the family had their money refunded — but they were not satisfied with the situation.


Cook Out refused to serve Donald Trump fans - Business Insider

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Those of you who said it was the towtruck driver's right to refuse to tow a Sanders supporter, do you feel the same about this restaurant's employees refusing to serve Trump supporters?

If it was the business owner, they should be allowed to refuse service.
 

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There was no evidence the lady the towtruck driver refused to serve wanted him to lose his property. Please stop perpetuating the lie that she did.

Socialists are against private property in the means of production. If she is going to run around supporting a democratic socialist she either supports that position or needs to learn of it real quick.
 

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If it was the business owner, they should be allowed to refuse service.
From what I read it wasnt the owner or even the manager, the employee that did it was fired on the spot...problem solved.

And I agree...they should have the absolute right to refuse service if they choose.
 

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Μολὼν λαβέ;1065990088 said:
The only problem I have with this is if they don't want to serve Trump supporters then they should advertise their policy.

If someone doesn't want my business that's OK, just LMK, because I don't want to support their business.

How are you going to support their business when they won't serve you?
 

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Unless it is a Christian baker....right?

Another example of the left's hypocrisy.

If I own the business I can decide to serve who I want.

Don't like it? Start your own damn business.
 

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If I own the business I can decide to serve who I want.

Don't like it? Start your own damn business.

Meanwhile a Christian baker got sued with the backing of the DOJ for refusing service to gay people.

Yeah..... I can see that you are really in touch with things
 
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