Skip to comments.'American Owned' nail salon sign seen as offensive to some
Posted on 04/03/2013 12:23:14 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd
A sign posted outside a Collin County nail salon promoting it as "American Owned, American Staffed" is generating controversy.
The merchant defends her sign by saying it's a "patriotic business decision." But others believe it's focused more on what her Fairview business isnt: Asian owned and operated.
Ed Thayer said he was offended when he saw the sign in the window of the St. Tropez Nail Spa. He's a regular customer at a Vietnamese restaurant next door. He and his wife adopted four girls who are Vietnamese-Americans.
Thayer said he was so upset, he went into the salon to confront the owner.
"I said, 'This sign here implies that the other salons around here that are owned by Asian-Americans are less American than you,'" Thayer recalled.
A Nail Salon that is non-Asian? That is news.
"This sign here implies that the other salons around here that are owned by Asian-Americans are less American than you."
The obvious conclusion is that Ed Thayer is a racist
Please tell the offended to shove it up their smelly Obamas.
This is getting to the limit and sooner or later we have to make much better use of our middle fingers.
Politeness and civility be dammed.
American Owned, American Staffed, American Named! Way to go grrrrrl!
Another student that failed Logic 101.
NOTE to Mr. Thayer.....THIS is AMERICA where we live...if you don’t like it, you can go elsewhere!
Need to deport that UN hugging liberal America-hating Globalist
Isn’t it enough that all the tools they use, all the overhead lightbulbs, all the mirrors, the staff’s clothing have been made in China? Sheesh!
He's a regular customer at a Vietnamese restaurant next door.The restaurant says they are Vietnamese.
I’d rather stay at an American owned hotel too rather than some place owned by the Patel family from India.
I don’t recall there being among our Constitutional rights the right to not be offended! These people have an actual appropriate way to respond to this business owner and that is to not patronize her establishment, otherwise they need to just shut up! I’m fed up with Americans and others that insist we not be proud of or promote our own country because that might offend someone! My response to them is STFU!
I don’t see a problem here. The commie ‘RATS keep telling us that foreign nationals living in this country are “americans”. They refer to them as “americans” all of the time as in, “The majority of ‘americans’ are demanding “immigration reform”. Which “Americans” are they talking about? Americans don’t shive a git about “immigration reform”. They are already citizens of the U.S. The “americans” the ‘RATS are always talking about must be foreign nationals who are living in this country illegally (illegal aliens).
Shove your “offense” Ed, you limp-wristed pansy. Stop projecting racism where it doesn’t exist.
Ahem...Mr Thayer, you petulant little child, I am OFFENDED that you are offended....Therefore, following your own standards, YOU need to STFU!!
I remember in Arizona, the Mexicans would cross the border and drive up to Taco Bell for "American food".
Where can I post my list of what offends me?
It needs to be someplace where those doing the offending, are most apt to see it, so they’ll be shamed into changing....
oh...wait...no “shame” there....
At which time I would point him to the door with my .44 and tell him not to come back.
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