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NYC Restaurant refuses to serve Bush twins.
Gawker.com ^ | 11.19.04 | Gawker.com

Posted on 11/19/2004 2:32:58 PM PST by conserv13

Edited on 11/22/2004 4:12:18 PM PST by Jim Robinson. [history]

...Freemans tuesday night the 16th of nov. the bush twins along with 2 massive secret service men tried to have dinner they were told by the maitre 'd that they were full and would be for the next 4 years upon hearing the entire restaurant cheered and did a round of shots it was amazing!!! [Ed: We're hearing that this is actually true.]...


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Received forwarded message from info@freemansrestaurant.com 11/22/2004

Regarding the Internet rumors, no member of Freeman's staff made any derogatory or discriminating comments towards Jenna or Barbara Bush. We are a non-partisan establishment and pride ourselves on having a diverse clientele. The Bush twins or any member of the first family are welcome to join us for dinner anytime.


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1 posted on 11/19/2004 2:32:58 PM PST by conserv13
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To: conserv13

Translate?


2 posted on 11/19/2004 2:34:33 PM PST by ClintonBeGone (Sometimes it's OK for even a Wolverine to root for a Buckeye win.)
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To: conserv13
I am not a troll, just demonstrating the Dems getting over it and moving on...
3 posted on 11/19/2004 2:34:45 PM PST by conserv13
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To: conserv13

Isn't this a violation of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (Sec. 201(a) ), which outlawed discrimination in public accommodations? Granted, this law specifies "race, color, religion, or national origin" as being the grounds upon which discrimination is excluded, but isn't one of the claims of the Dems in the Blue States that we voted the way we did in the Red States because we're a bunch of religious fanatics?????

Or, is Freeman's a private club where membership is required and this act doesn't apply?


4 posted on 11/19/2004 2:35:09 PM PST by TexasGreg ("Democrats Piss Me Off")
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To: ClintonBeGone

Translates to BS.


5 posted on 11/19/2004 2:35:42 PM PST by Slicksadick (He's French. His hairdresser also grooms poodles. He's a rich woman's pet. That cover's it)
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To: conserv13

CTA: "We Are Now 73% Urine-Free!"

By: Frank Williams
Chicago Transit Authority President Frank Kreusi announced at a press conference yesterday that the CTA's five-year-old "Project No More Pee Pee" continues to be a success. He released statistics which showed that 2002 is on pace to become the lowest urine-filled for the CTA.

"Thanks to the diligent work of our customer service agents, janitorial staff and members of the Pee Moppers Union, local 314; The CTA is on track to being 73% Urine-free for 2002," Kreusi announced, "Despite the fact that the CTA does not operate any public washrooms, we are seeing a decline in instances where our facilities are 'christened' by the riding public-especially those with very weak bladders."

Project No More Pee Pee began in 1998 after a special report by the Mayor's office concluded that in 1997, 95% of CTA facilities were saturated with urine. The project was an immediate success when the percentage dropped to 45% after just one year. Transit advocates credit that drop to the installation of "Pee Buckets" in the cab of every train and the Transit Workers Union's perk of free "Depends" for its members. CTA officials point to their $4 million advertising campaign entitled, "CTA: Take It, Don't Whiz On It." Last year, the CTA was judged to be 31% urine-soaked (69% urine-free).

Critics of the CTA point out that since last year, several other CTA facilities have been added to the study-including the Transit Workers Union meeting hall, All CTA offices at the Merchandise Mart and Frank Kreusi's personal residence. Chicago Transit Board Chairman Valerie Jarrett dismissed those claims, pointing out that on a same-facilities basis, the urine-free number was actually lower (71%) and that those added facilities were now included due to an oversight in 1997.

Mayor Daley praised the CTA for it's diligence and promised not to cut the City of Chicago's annual $3 million in support of the CTA. That would mean that 2003 will be the 15th straight year that the City of Chicago has funded the CTA with a generous $3 million while CTA fares have increased 50% in the same span.


6 posted on 11/19/2004 2:35:50 PM PST by ClintonBeGone (Sometimes it's OK for even a Wolverine to root for a Buckeye win.)
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To: conserv13
Well, I'd say this restaurant needs a good Freeping.

Perhaps four solid weeks of people doing nothing but taking up seats and ordering water will teach 'em a lesson.

7 posted on 11/19/2004 2:35:58 PM PST by Prime Choice (STFU ACLU.)
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To: ClintonBeGone

The restaurant refused to serve them, saying 'we are full...for the next 4 years'. When other diners in the restaurant heard about the incident, they cheered and toasted.


9 posted on 11/19/2004 2:36:44 PM PST by conserv13
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To: conserv13

Freeman's dining area is okay, but have you seen the kitchen?

10 posted on 11/19/2004 2:37:08 PM PST by struwwelpeter
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To: TexasGreg

It's a downtown hipster place.


11 posted on 11/19/2004 2:37:21 PM PST by durasell (Friends are so alarming, My lover's never charming...)
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To: conserv13

Now I am even more proud of The University of Oklahoma and University of Nebraska fans that booed Tom Brokaw last Saturday night when it was announced he was at the game! It truly was priceless!

Imagine he can get a table at this restaurant with no problem!


12 posted on 11/19/2004 2:37:49 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: finnman69

oops, I was wrong

http://newyork.citysearch.com/profile/41451747

The uber-hip nosh on affordable old-country Americana at this discreet alleyway eatery.




The Scene
Down a dark, shadowy alley just off Bowery, the handsome, scruffy-faced men and understatedly glamorous women of the Lower East Side gather to drink wine, crowding around antique wood tables. Worn plank floors and painted cement walls fit with moose, elk and other assorted taxidermy, giving the place a quirky edge, as do the tattoed, waifish servers who are also professional and expedient.


14 posted on 11/19/2004 2:38:53 PM PST by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestus globus, inflammare animos)
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To: TexasGreg
Isn't this a violation of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (Sec. 201(a) ), which outlawed discrimination in public accommodations?

Yes, if it can be proven that the restruant was NOT full, and if they want to get lawyers involved...

15 posted on 11/19/2004 2:39:06 PM PST by PhotoFixer3
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To: conserv13
I seriously doubt the entire restaurant cheered, although I wouldn't doubt there might have been a few abnoxiou DUers there.


16 posted on 11/19/2004 2:39:55 PM PST by Always Right
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To: conserv13

Freeman's

http://www.digitalcity.com/newyork/dining/venue.adp?sbid=142781


17 posted on 11/19/2004 2:40:51 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: PhiKapMom

Apocryphal...


18 posted on 11/19/2004 2:41:01 PM PST by weenie ("A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants." -- Churchill)
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To: conserv13

Some disreputable types could make certain their reservations book was full for the next four years, then not show up for dinner...


19 posted on 11/19/2004 2:41:16 PM PST by TC Rider (The United States Constitution 1791. All Rights Reserved.)
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To: finnman69

The Scene
Down a dark, shadowy alley just off Bowery, the handsome, scruffy-faced men and understatedly glamorous women of the Lower East Side gather to drink wine, crowding around antique wood tables. Worn plank floors and painted cement walls fit with moose, elk and other assorted taxidermy, giving the place a quirky edge, as do the tattoed, waifish servers who are also professional and expedient...


Translation: hedge fund managers with their secretary girlfriends, ad agency account execs who need to be on the "cutting edge," and wall street bond brokers who feel they should be hipper than they actually are...


20 posted on 11/19/2004 2:41:33 PM PST by durasell (Friends are so alarming, My lover's never charming...)
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To: conserv13

Thanks.


21 posted on 11/19/2004 2:41:52 PM PST by ClintonBeGone (Sometimes it's OK for even a Wolverine to root for a Buckeye win.)
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To: conserv13

What you are demonstrating is how mean spirited leftist are.


22 posted on 11/19/2004 2:42:02 PM PST by Busywhiskers (You can lead a man to knowledge, but you can't make him think.)
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To: conserv13

If they're waiting until a Democrat wins the White House again, they'll be "full" (of it) for much longer than 4 years.


23 posted on 11/19/2004 2:42:17 PM PST by litany_of_lies
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To: conserv13

the party of tolerance strikes again!


24 posted on 11/19/2004 2:43:00 PM PST by beansox
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To: TC Rider

http://www.freemansrestaurant.com


25 posted on 11/19/2004 2:43:11 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: Always Right

26 posted on 11/19/2004 2:43:57 PM PST by ClintonBeGone (Sometimes it's OK for even a Wolverine to root for a Buckeye win.)
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To: conserv13
Having been to a few of these places, I can say the B2 girls are better off (they probably avoided tomain at high prices)
27 posted on 11/19/2004 2:44:17 PM PST by llevrok
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To: conserv13

The restaurant just wants publicity. Why comply?


28 posted on 11/19/2004 2:44:39 PM PST by Tax Government (Boycott and defeat the Legacy Media. Become a monthly contributor to FR.)
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To: conserv13

We could all call and reserve tables for Saturday night...and then not show up.

Or how about we take turns calling and asking them to page Seymour Butts?


29 posted on 11/19/2004 2:44:42 PM PST by jpf
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To: conserv13

Screw the place.


30 posted on 11/19/2004 2:44:58 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Please take all my comments with a grain or two of salt. Sarcasm is my life.)
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To: TexasGreg

Dear TexasGreg,

The 1964 Civil Rights Act banned discrimination based on membership in five protected classes: race, religion, color, ethnic origin, and sex.

At least as it applies to employment law, there is no bar to discrimination based on politics.

I expect that the management of a restaurant may also discriminate based on politics, all things being equal.


sitetest


31 posted on 11/19/2004 2:45:00 PM PST by sitetest (If Roe is not overturned, no unborn child will ever be protected in law.)
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To: conserv13

Purely out of curiosity, and entirely off topic, is it really true that simply finding cigarette butts in some part of a restaurant in NY is taken to be proof of violating the smoking ban, leading to hefty fines?

I thought I read that somewhere...


32 posted on 11/19/2004 2:45:13 PM PST by Eepsy
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To: conserv13

Gee, isn't that descrimination?


33 posted on 11/19/2004 2:45:33 PM PST by hershey
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To: ClintonBeGone
Translate?

It's a 'Rat restaurant and they just pissed off any Republicans or normal human being who might have gone there before?

34 posted on 11/19/2004 2:45:34 PM PST by Publius6961 (The most abundant things in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.)
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To: conserv13

What did the SS agents do?


35 posted on 11/19/2004 2:46:20 PM PST by msnimje
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To: beansox

You can send a complaint to the NY City Commission on Human Rights for discrimination:

http://nyc.gov/html/mail/html/mailchr.html


36 posted on 11/19/2004 2:46:34 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: conserv13

The "Massive" SS agents don't ring true.


37 posted on 11/19/2004 2:46:54 PM PST by Atlas Sneezed (Your Friendly Freeper Patent Attorney)
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To: durasell

Just get them to get the word of mouth out NOT to eat there and tell everyone they know, their dad knows, their family knows, friends, etc. Word of mouth is a strong thing for a business, it can help you or it can kill you.


38 posted on 11/19/2004 2:46:57 PM PST by katdawg
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To: jpf

What p***es me off is how much support we gave NYC after the 9/11/01 attacks. (we meaning, the Bushes and Red Staters)

Won't get fooled again...


39 posted on 11/19/2004 2:47:16 PM PST by vrwcagent0498 (Mark Levin and Ann Coulter are my patron saints.)
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To: conserv13

I say "Close 'em down, close 'em down". There must be
something besides discrimination they are in violation of.


40 posted on 11/19/2004 2:47:55 PM PST by Paperdoll (on the cutting edge)
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To: conserv13

Can this be verified? It would be helpful if someone in that area could check on this story.


41 posted on 11/19/2004 2:48:10 PM PST by Nosterrex
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To: katdawg

Not in NYC. And not in places like that. It takes a very specific type of word of mouth to kill a place.


42 posted on 11/19/2004 2:48:29 PM PST by durasell (Friends are so alarming, My lover's never charming...)
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To: TexasGreg

FREEP!
They are accepting job applications

To apply, please email resume to: jobs@freemansrestaurant.com

I just applied for head jerk!


43 posted on 11/19/2004 2:48:47 PM PST by llevrok
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To: NYC GOP Chick

Hey Chick,

Ya up for a "water date"?? LOL!


44 posted on 11/19/2004 2:49:07 PM PST by Hand em their arse
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To: TexasGreg

I'd say the "4 years" quip qualifies this for the hate crime adder.


45 posted on 11/19/2004 2:49:27 PM PST by NonValueAdded ("We are in the process of allowing them to self-actualise" LtC. Rainey, Fallujah, 11/04)
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To: vrwcagent0498

"What p***es me off is how much support we gave NYC after the 9/11/01 attacks."

Yeah, but look at France, we did so much for them and they don't return the favor.


46 posted on 11/19/2004 2:49:54 PM PST by katdawg
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To: msnimje
What did the SS agents do?

Roll eyes, shake head, pull out Uzi and ask again, nicely, for a table?

47 posted on 11/19/2004 2:50:12 PM PST by Starrgaizr
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To: conserv13

It wouldn't be my tongue I'd be flipping to the media.
(Okay, I have no class)


48 posted on 11/19/2004 2:50:17 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights (Can You Say MANDATE, boys and girls?)
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To: durasell

"It takes a very specific type of word of mouth to kill a place."

Well get them to use that "specific" type of word of mouth to kill that place lol. ;)


49 posted on 11/19/2004 2:50:49 PM PST by katdawg
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To: conserv13

To treat the presidents daughters in that manner shows they are very petty people.
Can I just say...LOW CLAS SCUM !


50 posted on 11/19/2004 2:51:10 PM PST by usaproud
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