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Agency Rules That English-Only Signs at Philadelphia Cheesesteak Shop Not Discriminatory
Associated Press ^ | March 19, 2008 | Unknown

Posted on 03/19/2008 4:26:47 PM PDT by decimon

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia agency has ruled that English-only signs at a famous cheesesteak shop are not discriminatory.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: filthydelphia; genos; joevento; joeyvento; philadelphia; philly; philthadelphia; philthy

1 posted on 03/19/2008 4:26:48 PM PDT by decimon
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To: decimon

Yay!


2 posted on 03/19/2008 4:27:25 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: decimon

They felt the heat.


3 posted on 03/19/2008 4:27:40 PM PDT by Williams
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To: decimon

Que?


4 posted on 03/19/2008 4:27:45 PM PDT by CoolPapaBoze (Nothing that requires the effort or labor of another can be a right.)
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To: decimon

Trés bien!


5 posted on 03/19/2008 4:28:48 PM PDT by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: decimon
Wow. It only took them how long to figure out something we all knew from the start?
6 posted on 03/19/2008 4:29:30 PM PDT by Pablo64 (What is popular is not always right. What is right is not always popular.)
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To: decimon
I would love to see this start a trend. I especially would like to get rid of ballots in any other language. If you can't read/speak English, you probably don't have a grasp of the issues or the candidates. So just go away.
7 posted on 03/19/2008 4:29:39 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: decimon
The world turned upside down. How did that get through? That's just so un-American.
8 posted on 03/19/2008 4:31:00 PM PDT by CarryingOn (Don't tell me words don't matter. Barack H. Obama)
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To: All
That's molto bene, ya heathens.
9 posted on 03/19/2008 4:31:21 PM PDT by decimon
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To: decimon

Huzzah!


10 posted on 03/19/2008 4:32:46 PM PDT by E. Cartman (Those who do not know history are doomed to repeat it.)
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To: decimon

Gino’s all around!


11 posted on 03/19/2008 4:33:51 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: decimon

The “Agency” (whatever that means) should have ruled that it was/is discriminatory.

Lets duke this issue out once and for all.


12 posted on 03/19/2008 4:34:55 PM PDT by Radix (Sarcasm? Yeah we got that too!)
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To: decimon

Good.


13 posted on 03/19/2008 4:37:35 PM PDT by Czar ( StillFedUptotheTeeth@Washington)
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To: decimon



14 posted on 03/19/2008 4:41:44 PM PDT by vietvet67
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To: decimon

Hallelujah!!!!!!! ;-)


15 posted on 03/19/2008 4:42:47 PM PDT by LadyPilgrim ((Jesus is real, He will never fail...I will serve him now, and throughout all eternity! ))
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To: mylife

Looking forward to a Gino’s cheesesteak in early April when my boys and I are going up for a Phillies game vs. our beloved Cubbies. As long as that bridge under repair on I-95 isn’t between us and the stadium...


16 posted on 03/19/2008 4:44:07 PM PDT by ReleaseTheHounds ("The demagogue is one who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots.")
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To: decimon
Image hosted by Photobucket.com or a sign that says "I don't speak Gibberish so if you want to eat here... SPEAK ENGLISH!!!"
17 posted on 03/19/2008 4:47:31 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist )
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To: decimon
اود ان بلادي سندويتش اضافي مع لحم الخنزير.
18 posted on 03/19/2008 4:47:51 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (When you choose the lesser of two evils, you still have evil.)
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To: decimon
Man, what a week so far - the Supremes pistol-whipped the Dead Kennedy gun-grabbers with a can o' 2nd Amendment whoop-ass, a Michigan judge says you can't deliberately hire or admit a one-legged, albino lesbian midget over Joe Sixpack, Hitlery and Hussein Obama are in full blown self-immoliation mode, Sean Penn made sure that, with his little pro-faux-fag diatribe whilst filming a tribute to a martyred tailgunner, he'll now have to visit New York via the Panama Canal (in the dead of night) if he wants to get there with his ass still attached, and now this.

By God, it's great to be an American. :-)


19 posted on 03/19/2008 4:48:08 PM PDT by Viking2002 (I hope the AG pounds the Mann Act up Spitzer's ass with a sharp stick.)
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To: decimon

1f |_| k4N rE4D 7H15 |_| k4N 0RdeR. ? :0P


20 posted on 03/19/2008 4:51:39 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (Senator McCain, what did GWB promise you back in 2000? And you believed him? BWAHAAAAA!)
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To: Viking2002

LOL. BUMP that summary, and the fact that it is indeed great to be an American!


21 posted on 03/19/2008 4:52:44 PM PDT by LucyJo
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To: ElkGroveDan
I was going to reply in putting that crap into italics and couldn't do it. Deleting it using Backspace had to be done left to right. My cursor now has a dot near the top I can't get rid of.

You've dhimmied my computer! ;-)

22 posted on 03/19/2008 5:02:51 PM PDT by decimon
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To: ReleaseTheHounds

Yummy!


23 posted on 03/19/2008 5:04:00 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: decimon
It doesn't demand English.

It says PLEASE!!!

Nothing discriminatory about that!

24 posted on 03/19/2008 5:06:10 PM PDT by airborne (For ENGLISH, press '1' . For SPANISH, hang up and learn ENGLISH!)
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To: decimon

Subarashii desu!!!!


25 posted on 03/19/2008 5:06:48 PM PDT by puroresu (Enjoy ASIAN CINEMA? See my Freeper page for recommendations (updated!).)
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To: decimon
I work with a former Army Arabic translator who wrote that message upon my request. Translate it on Google.
26 posted on 03/19/2008 5:12:58 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (When you choose the lesser of two evils, you still have evil.)
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To: decimon

There is a sub shop here in town that has a “Please order in English” sign. They also have another sigh which I applaud, “Please do not talk on a cell phone when ordering.”

I asked the owner about the cell phone sign. He said they were remaking way too many sandwiches due to the confusion of the customer talking to his employee and into the cell phone at the same time. Good for him!


27 posted on 03/19/2008 5:17:25 PM PDT by upchuck (Who wins doesn't matter. They're all liberals. Spend your time and money to take back Congress.)
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To: decimon
Press #1 for extra cheese.

Ah, it's been about 15 years since I had one of Geno's famous Cheese steaks.

One of the best in the country.

28 posted on 03/19/2008 5:29:26 PM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (One of ONLY 37 Conservatives in the People's Republic of Vermont. Socialists and Progressives All)
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To: decimon

Right on bro.


29 posted on 03/19/2008 6:17:46 PM PDT by shaft29
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To: decimon

It’s a victory, no doubt. But it’s an ugly thing that a man should have to go before a commission and abide by their whims about how he runs his business. The principle should not be that we have to persuade these agencies to rule correctly—the principle should be that they don’t have the right to be ruling on these matters at all.


30 posted on 03/19/2008 6:25:00 PM PDT by Finto (www.fintofile.com)
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To: jan in Colorado

ping

See also http://www.philly.com/inquirer/breaking/news_breaking/20080319_City_drops_discrimination_case_against_Vento.html


31 posted on 03/19/2008 6:32:08 PM PDT by Gondring (I'll give up my right to die when hell freezes over my dead body!)
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To: All

BUMP!


32 posted on 03/19/2008 6:45:02 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Gondring
From the link.. The Rev. James S. Allen Sr., the commission chairman who filed the original complaint in June 2006, said he still contends that the sign was discriminatory,"but I accept the opinion of the panel." He said the full commission was unlikely to appeal the three-member panel's decision.

BTW the other chairperson on the commission is Rev. Ralph E. Blanks . Does that make Philadelphia a Theocracy?

33 posted on 03/19/2008 7:39:25 PM PDT by OeOeO
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To: decimon

34 posted on 03/19/2008 8:33:23 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...!!)
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To: decimon

Another kick in the crotch for the multi-culti cult! Booya!


35 posted on 03/19/2008 8:42:33 PM PDT by Digital Sniper (Hello, "Undocumented Immigrant." I'm an "Undocumented Border Patrol Agent.")
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To: Gondring; vince2285

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I look forward to going there some time!

36 posted on 03/19/2008 9:08:18 PM PDT by jan in Colorado (For Barack Hussein Obama TRUTH FILE see my homepage! Research this impostor!)
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To: Finto
...they don't have the right to be ruling on these matters at all.

Bingo! I recall when some restaurants posted signs informing male customers that a jacket and tie were required. Some, if not all, kept these items on hand for customers' use. If anyone ever took the owners to court for discrimination, it's news to me.

The same goes for "no tanktops" or "no bare feet.

The PC busybodies see themselves as the do-gooder, holier-than-thou caste of American society...the enlightened ones.

They deserve to be told, Get lost!, whenever they're moved to stomp on those who don't agree.

37 posted on 03/19/2008 10:27:32 PM PDT by IIntense
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To: decimon

Hmm ... something is wrong with it. Maybe i’ve got two better alternatives.
‘This is AMERICA: WHEN ORDERING ‘PLEASE SPEAK AMERICANISH.’

or

“This country once was occupied by ENGLAND : WHEN ORDERING ‘PLEASE SPEAK ENGLISH.”’


38 posted on 03/20/2008 12:44:49 AM PDT by buzzer
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To: decimon
I don't like their cheesesteaks — they're tourist food — but I'm going there next time I'm in the area. English is the lingua franca.

The Good cheesesteaks all moved out to the suburbs years ago.

39 posted on 03/20/2008 9:34:15 AM PDT by Born to Conserve
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