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Posted on 09/29/2017 8:35:57 AM PDT by Enlightened1
A Lake of the Ozarks bar owner was taking heat Tuesday for what at least one passer-by saw as a racist doormat out front.
Its not a race thing, said Jason Burle, who owns the S.N.A.F.U Bar near the Bagnell Dam. A lot of people want to twist it around to be a race thing.
Burle said he ordered two NFL jerseys to be used as doormats outside his bar after NFL players started kneeling during the national anthem at football games.
We pulled them out of the box, taped them down. There was no ill-intent, Burle said.
Burle used the jerseys of NFL players Marshawn Lynch and Colin Kaepernick. When placed side-by-side, the jerseys read Lynch Kaepernick."
If someone thinks that I mean personal harm to someone, they dont know me, Burle said.
But thats what crossed Taylor Sloans mind when he saw the jerseys outside Burles bar over the weekend.
Thats not the Missouri I know, Sloan said. It just kind of upset me really bad. Put a bad taste in my mouth.
Sloan posted on the bars Facebook page. He and Burle had a heated exchange online.
Sloan wrote on the page, "You are also expressing hate, violence and continuing American racism under the faux guise of patriotism."
Burle responded, "It's funny to me that someone would look that far deeply into it just to find a racist link."
Burle told KOMU the doormat is about standing up for himself and his family, many of whom served in the military. Burle spent six years in the Air Force. Seeing NFL players kneel during the national anthem didn't sit well with him.
A lot of us military folks take that personal to heart," Burle said.
Burle started the S.N.A.F.U Bar to honor military veterans.
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Well, the players are one hundred percent died in the wool racists, so it all evens out.
Buy a few more...shred into strips and leave in the restroom stalls please.
Except they don't. They say "Kaepernick" "Lynch". Nice try, tho, at making this into something it isn't.
Should have just said “Go to Hell!”
But they did when he first put them down.
His concession was to swap their positions (but he didn't pull them up).
Burle used the jerseys of NFL players Marshawn Lynch and Colin Kaepernick. When placed side-by-side, the jerseys read Lynch Kaepernick.”
BS! Unless its written in Chinese, it reads Kaepernick - Lynch./s
he switched them out, there was an earlier thread that showed them in the original position.
Nice floor mats.
Well I say, If they take a knee, just giveem the FINGER!!
And, bravo NRA, herein: https://youtu.be/z3j1ZKz7PWQ
NFL = Negro Felon LOSERS???
When you are a racist, everything a white person does is declared racist. Get over it already. We are no longer buying what you are selling.
Everything is racism. Even if you do nothing at all.
I can’t wait until we get to the point where people don’t even care and the word is completely meaningless. I know it has been for me for a very long time.
The jerseys have a race?
It doesn’t say lynch Kaepernick. It says Kaepernick and Lynch. There is a whole lot of difference when written like that.
But I guess it is only liberals who have freedom of speech.
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