Skip to comments.Michigan's 'hot dog guy' getting new digs after protesters destroyed his supplies
Posted on 12/16/2012 11:38:31 AM PST by jazusamo
The hot dog guy is getting new digs.
Clinton Tarver, the owner of Clints Hot Dog Cart and Casual Catering, saw his small business thrust into the national spotlight on Tuesday when his supplies were destroyed at a pro-union protest against right-to-work legislation in Lansing, Mich. Violent demonstrators tore down a tent where Tarver was serving his dogs, he said, prompting a staff member for a local lawmaker to create an online fundraiser for the 63-year-old downtown fixture. As of Friday, more than $33,000 had been donated.
Im overwhelmed, Tarver said Friday. The public has shown such love to me. You never know your true friends until you get down and Ive had people I thought were pretty close to me and theyve given me one call. You learn from your endeavors.
Lorilea Zabadal, a staff member for Republican state Rep. Al Pscholka, established the fundraiser after learning of Tarvers plight.
Everyone who has passed the hot dog cart knows what a kind and caring individual Clint is, Zabadal wrote. He never fails to bestow a smile or friendly greeting. In no way [did] he provoke this attack, nor any of the behavior displayed toward him. Regardless of your position on current legislation, rebuilding Clint's Hot Dogs is something we can all support. Please give what you can to get this deserving businessman back out there!
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Good news Ping!
I’ll agree with you when the domestic terrorists who did the crime are arrested, prosecuted and convicted as domestic terrorists.
Good wins over evil!! Clint is a good man, a small business owner who just wants to provide for his family. Union thugs destroyed his hot dog cart but they did not destroy the good will of the people
Glad to see that the Hot Dog guy will be able to keep his biz. Too bad he will probably only be able to serve Soy or Tofu dogs or else the HHS Obama-goons will be back....
There still is some good left in this country despite what Barry and the ‘RATS have done to it. Clint and those who helped him are part of that good. This guy did not deserve what happened to him. He wasn’t on either side. He was just a guy selling hot dogs and trying to make a living for himself.
Symbolic of how the small business owner is being attacked by the left.
>>He wasnt on either side. He was just a guy selling hot dogs and trying to make a living for himself.<<
He didn’t make himself join a union so he was fair game for the thugs...
He needs a pistol
Yes, Clint Tarver worked hard and invested his own money for what he built unlike those who tried to take it away.
Clinton lost about $500 that day. Got to hear Hannity chuck in $5K to cover costs.
The media will not be able to distort what the conservatives have done for him either. His relatives friends and neighbors are watching this too.
He will be shut down within a year for health violations.
That’s just how liberals are.
Thanks for posting the nice pics of Clint, his cart and website, Smooth.
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