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S.C. pub sparks outrage for sign calling gun owners losers
Tea Party ^ | March 21, 2014 | Washington Times

Posted on 03/21/2014 8:16:29 PM PDT by progunner

A firestorm of backlash has been mounting against a South Carolina pub that put a derogatory sign in its store window telling gun owners to keep out. Backstreets Pub & Deli in Clemson has a one-star rating out of five on Yelp, with pages upon pages of negative comments and reviews by Second Amendment supporters. The story first gained traction when Twitchy posted several photos of the sign from Twitter.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol
“If you are such a loser that you feel a need to carry a gun with you when you go out, I do not want your business. Douchebag.”Don't worry,,PETE,, I or my family won't contaminate your establishment. Buy the way,, PETE,, if someone attempts to rob or harm my family or I and we inflict a case of lead poisoning onto them, I'd proclaim us as the winner(s),,,, wouldn't you,, PETE??

I’m sorry I used that language,” he told the Times. “It just came out wrong because I was frustrated.”

Well now,, PETE,, that sounds more like an excuse I'd expect out of Obama's mouth.

sign, sign everywhere a sign

1 posted on 03/21/2014 8:16:29 PM PDT by progunner
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To: progunner

Works for me.


2 posted on 03/21/2014 8:18:23 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: progunner

Hope he has another way to make a living. LOL!


3 posted on 03/21/2014 8:19:20 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: progunner

I love it!
At least that business owner was up front about it.
Stupid, but up front.

Seems like an open invitation for an armed robbery there if nothing else. Why would you advertise that you don’t want guns in your place? I mean, better to say nothing or have a teeny tiny sign stating your no gun policy rather than a billboard inviting trouble in.

But, it’s his business and I support his right to restrict guns and insult gun owners if he wants. There is no law against being stupid.


4 posted on 03/21/2014 8:21:16 PM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: progunner

who is the DB now? and this guy has a concealed weapons permit, does that make him a double DB?


5 posted on 03/21/2014 8:22:09 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: progunner

“If you are such a loser....It just came out wrong?” :^D

“wrong”, or in other words, “I’m about to go out of business and so I wish I had kept my trap shut.”


6 posted on 03/21/2014 8:23:35 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: progunner
Probably has the type clientele who couldn't legally qualify for a permit in the first place.
7 posted on 03/21/2014 8:26:29 PM PDT by Figment
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To: progunner

“I’m sorry I used that language,” he told the Times. “It just came out wrong because I was frustrated.”

Frustrated about what, Pete?


8 posted on 03/21/2014 8:27:55 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: progunner

Um, yeah... Hey, douchebag, you ain’t in Chapel Hill.


9 posted on 03/21/2014 8:30:13 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: This Just In
Kind of like if my dad (I'm one of progunner's daughters) put a sign on the windows of his gun shop depicting,,,, NO GUNS ALLOWED
10 posted on 03/21/2014 8:32:57 PM PDT by progunner (no compromise)
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To: progunner
his mama named him Douchebag... how prophetic
11 posted on 03/21/2014 8:34:41 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: progunner
S.C. pub sparks outrage for sign calling gun owners losers

A firestorm of backlash has been mounting against a South Carolina pub that put a derogatory sign in its store window telling gun owners to keep out. Backstreets Pub & Deli in Clemson has a one-star rating out of five on Yelp, with pages upon pages of negative comments and reviews by Second Amendment supporters. The story first gained traction when Twitchy posted several photos of the sign from Twitter.

That's not really outrage, that's just the market deciding whether his product is the best to buy. AND, helping him get his wish in clientele along the way. Not really what I'd describe as "outrage".

12 posted on 03/21/2014 8:37:46 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Chode

Is there a photo of Douchebag ? I’m thinking he must look like Zero’s Pajama Boy.


13 posted on 03/21/2014 8:37:53 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: progunner

Typical Democrat hypocrite.


14 posted on 03/21/2014 8:39:10 PM PDT by Robert DeLong (u)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

ping!


15 posted on 03/21/2014 8:43:09 PM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
prolly harder to find than Zero's birth certificate...
16 posted on 03/21/2014 8:43:45 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: progunner

Well DOUCHEBAG,
Way to announce you are a gun free zone. Expect to be robbed in the next month or so by some criminal douchebags.


17 posted on 03/21/2014 8:45:46 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: Doomonyou
Providing his doors are still open for business.

IN LIBERTY

18 posted on 03/21/2014 8:51:06 PM PDT by progunner (no compromise)
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To: progunner

My S-I-L owns a Business in Mississippi.

When they started talking about Legalizing Open Carry there, she put a “No Guns Allowed” sign on her door. When I visited, I asked her if she thought Criminals would be deterred by her sign.

She said no, but since people come in there with their Children, she didn’t want to worry about Guns. Apparently if you don’t see a Gun, there is no need to worry.

Feelings, oh wo wo wo, feelings...


19 posted on 03/21/2014 8:53:57 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Nobody owes you a living, so shut up and get back to work...)
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To: progunner
From the article:

The owner of the pub, who would only give the name Pete, describes himself as a conservative Democrat, not the "big-ass liberal" people are painting him to be.

Pete, time for a re-evaluation. LOL.

20 posted on 03/21/2014 8:55:59 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: headstamp 2

>“I’m sorry I used that language,” he told the Times. “It just came out wrong because I was frustrated.”

Frustrated about what, Pete?<

He was probably worried some Guy would come in that had a bigger “Gun” then he has.


21 posted on 03/21/2014 8:57:21 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Nobody owes you a living, so shut up and get back to work...)
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To: Doomonyou

If he Voted for Obama, which I’m sure he did, he isn’t a “conservative” anything, he is a Useful Idiot.


22 posted on 03/21/2014 9:00:11 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Nobody owes you a living, so shut up and get back to work...)
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To: Kickass Conservative

That pub owner carries, the hypocrite


23 posted on 03/21/2014 9:00:25 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL

>”That pub owner carries, the hypocrite”<

Self Defense for Me, but not for Thee.

Got it.


24 posted on 03/21/2014 9:04:24 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Nobody owes you a living, so shut up and get back to work...)
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To: progunner

I’m shocked at that sign! Shocked!!!

He spelled “loser” correctly.


25 posted on 03/21/2014 9:10:50 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: progunner

I guess this jerk owner wants to go out of business?


26 posted on 03/21/2014 9:36:13 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: progunner

Yer dead to me....


27 posted on 03/21/2014 10:00:26 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: progunner

28 posted on 03/21/2014 10:27:23 PM PDT by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: progunner

Today’s Special: Vinegar & Water


29 posted on 03/22/2014 1:13:49 AM PDT by glock rocks (If you like your health plan, you're a racist !)
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To: progunner
Pete, describes himself as a conservative Democrat

"conservative Democrat?"

That puts him a touch to the right of Fidel Castro.

30 posted on 03/22/2014 2:22:04 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault
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To: progunner
Guns have no place here in a college town," he said.

Unless, of course, you were at Virginia Tech or one of the other schools that got shot up since people were not able to protect themselves.

31 posted on 03/22/2014 2:32:52 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault
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To: Doomonyou

A Conservative Democrat is as rare as Obama’s REAL Birth Certificate.


32 posted on 03/22/2014 5:17:45 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: progunner
I'll bet Pete's employees know who the REAL douchebag is. When he starts letting them go because of falling revenue, what will he say to them?

The only douchebag in this story is Pete.

33 posted on 03/22/2014 6:36:29 AM PDT by paulcissa (The first requirement of Liberalism is to stand on your head and tell the world they're upside down)
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To: progunner

It just came out wrong because I was frustrated.”

Frustrated with what? People having too much freedom? Police?


34 posted on 03/22/2014 6:39:04 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: Right Wing Assault

All those shootings ended, not when the gunman ran out of ammo, but when people arrived with guns. The VT gunman still had 200 rounds left.


35 posted on 03/22/2014 6:41:37 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: progunner

I don’t know how much business Pete gets from the college crowd, but that’s pretty much his only hope. It does seem like an invitation to be robbed. My guess is Pete probably was trying to impress a frightened co-ed employee. The fact that he’s backtracking instead of standing his ground indicates to me the libs at the college aren’t saving him.


36 posted on 03/22/2014 6:45:58 AM PDT by old and tired
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To: headstamp 2

Exactly. Frustrated about what? What does he care if unknown people are carrying concealed weapons legally?


37 posted on 03/22/2014 6:56:30 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (You can have a free country or government schools. Choose one.)
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To: progunner

Southerners don’t say douchebag

Guarantee

Transplant

We say a$$hole


38 posted on 03/22/2014 7:06:25 AM PDT by wardaddy (the real battle is what do we replace America as we knew it with....and will we fight..literally)
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To: progunner

Only to a liberal is there so much gun violence we should ban guns but if you want a gun to protect yourself from such violence you are just being paranoid.

This liberal proves what idiots liberals are.


39 posted on 03/22/2014 7:39:10 AM PDT by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: wardaddy

“Southerners don’t say douchebag”

Dead right. This is a New Jersey style liberal. A total moron.


40 posted on 03/22/2014 7:41:35 AM PDT by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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“...he’s a big supporter of gun rights and has had a concealed weapons permit since 2001”

Typical liberal: Self-centered idiot.


41 posted on 03/22/2014 7:42:58 AM PDT by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: progunner

A wise conservative would open a bar nearby in the antithetical...


42 posted on 03/22/2014 8:35:00 AM PDT by logi_cal869
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To: progunner

A local conflict. Teabaggers versus Douchebaggers.

It is good that this Douchebagger is so forward and the local honest people can avoid offending him with their business.


43 posted on 03/22/2014 8:19:10 PM PDT by Rockpile
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