Skip to comments.Oklahoma Restaurant Owner Comes Under Fire Because He Doesn't 'Want Gays Around’
Posted on 02/10/2014 12:11:36 PM PST by nickcarraway
Gary James, of Garys Chicaros, said he can easily spot a freak or f A man in a wheelchair claims he was denied service, and the small-town restaurant has been slammed nationwide for its hateful views.
This Oklahoma eatery will certainly leave you with a sour taste in your mouth.
Outspoken Enid, Okla., restaurateur Gary James has come under heavy scrutiny recently for his unsavory language and controversial views surrounding minorities and homosexuals.
Patrons claim that Gary's Chicaros dishes out a side of bigotry with each meal. These shocking revelations became public after a handicapped patron came forward to say he was refused service.
Now, he tried to find a weak excuse not to let me in with my wheelchair or the weak excuse of having loud people with me, Matt Gard told KFOR.
But James claims that Gard was denied a hearty steak dinner because of the rowdy company he keeps, not because he is in a wheelchair.
He created an issue. You only have one time here. You create an issue, youre out forever, James claimed.
But as James defended his business practices, he unleashed an unsolicited tirade against the unemployed, freaks and fs.
I really don't want gays around, James told KFOR. Any man that would compromise his body would compromise anything.
Inside the restaurant, James proudly displays a Confederate flag.
Ive been in business 44 years, I think I can spot a freak or a f, he added.
The restaurants logo says the eatery is where great whites gather, and promotes violence against Muslims and minorites.
Gard said that his clientele is condoning his views and behavior and views by continuing to patronize the eatery.
James ran for city council in 2009 and was consistent about his anti-gay views even in the spotlight.
If I discriminate, it's against the people I dislike," James told News9 in 2009. If you come in here with all the in-your-face and a limp wrist, no I don't really want you in here and my customers damn sure don't want you in here.
His rather loose definition of homosexual extends to people who wear a hat indoors.
Negative and snarky comments have overrun Garys Chicaros social media profiles.
On Yelp, hundreds of commenters have unleashed a barrage of one-star ratings to torpedo the restaurants reputation.
I prefer my meals to be smoke & hate free. The owner, Gary James, is an outspoken, loudly so, bigot, wrote commenter Lynn P. of Fairview, Okla. I can't believe this guy is still in business!
Photoshop-savvy commenters have plastered James face near male go-go dancers and other racy images. An alternate Facebook account was created to advertise the restaurant as a gay bar.
James vile rhetoric isnt limited to gays, minorities and the disabled. He isnt too fond of the unemployed, either.
Well if you work, you own a business, pay your taxes, youre more than welcome here, he told KFOR. If youre on welfare, stay at home and spend my money there.
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Of course the example #2 would be lauded as GREAT by the MSM....
I’ll bet it’s a great restaurant, if this New York rag is getting so rabid over it.
Or the mayor of the 3rd largest US city tells you that your business is not welcome because of your traditional marriage views.
I’m not making this up, but on election day 2004 I went to a Shell gas station and the clerk - in all seriousness - asked if I would watch the store while he went out and beat up some pro-Bush campaigners who were standing at a nearby street corner. Of course I declined. And just in the past year we’ve had mayors of major cities declare the Chick-Fil-A is not welcome in their towns.
I thought that was the Governor.
Sounds like someone trolling for an ADA lawsuit.
Example #2 would be literally correct, but the MSM would make it sound like the Tea Party.
I agree with that statement.
Anyone who doesn’t agree can stay away!!!
You could have said yes to the shell clerk, and then robbed him blind.
On second thought, you dont have to rob him blind. Just say yes, and as soon as his back was turned, walk away and leave the station.
44 years? Sounds like his clientele doesn't have a problem with his establishment...maybe New Yorkers need to mind their own damn business.
And after 44 years of this stuff you would think people would know by now who was welcome there and who was not.
How about, if you don’t like that business, just don’t eat there. Go somewhere else. No, instead, they want to destroy this business owner.
I think it’s hilarious that some people think that Yelp matters. The odds of anyone who uses Yelp patronizing his place under any circumstances approaches zero.
That being said, I think the sodomites are writing checks they can’t cash. Because they’ve been able to bully some Democrat legislators and judges to pass decrees that enable them, they assume they can coerce everybody else.
Imagine if a bunch of them showed up to protest this place, and a group of Oklahomans proceeded to give them a good thumping with axe handles.
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