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Papa John's founder John Schnatter resigns as chairman over N-word controversy
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Posted on 07/12/2018 1:48:38 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Papa John’s founder John Schnatter resigned as the company’s chairman on Wednesday night after fallout over his use of the n-word during a conference call.

... Schnatter used the n-word on a conference call in May.

The call was specifically designed as a role-playing exercise to prevent future public-relations disasters.

“Colonel Sanders called blacks n—–s,” Schnatter said, before complaining that Sanders never faced public backlash...

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: absurdities; johnschnatter; naalcp; papajohns; pc; pizza; race; schnatter
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Um, it is absurd that he had to quit. I hear the NAALCP has been up in arms.

He wasn't CALLING anyone a name; he was talking about what happened in the past.

FRiends, when will some others lose THEIR jobs for speaking this verboten word? Rappers, actors, left-wing activists, etc.?

1 posted on 07/12/2018 1:48:38 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Sticks and stones can break my bones but words can never hurt me. I remember this sentence from my childhood before polical correctness. Now words are being used as the excuse to break bones thus a rewrite... when spoken words offend me I gather sticks and stone to beak some bones so don’t offend me ... lol ... polical correctness’s end result ... lol


2 posted on 07/12/2018 2:10:08 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (..There is no difference between liberals/rinos/moslems/illegals/lamestream media ...)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I thought he got ‘canned’ over the NFL BS...

I know I stopped using PJs when they wouldn’t ‘budge’ and he sort of said something and I thought they made him step down then.

If that was just a move, can figure the ‘wolves’ waiting in the wings for him to screw up so they could finish the job.

See what happens when one gets to big?

He may have started in his fathers basement bathroom but once he moved into corporate offices with boards etc, he no longer really ‘owns’ the company.

ALWAYS need to keep at least .50000000000000000000000001 in your DIRECT CONTROL.


3 posted on 07/12/2018 2:19:55 AM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)""If bacon kills you and smoking kills you, How come you smoke bacon to cure it?")
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To: SoFloFreeper

Don’t go saying anything about the HUT or a war will start in pie ???


4 posted on 07/12/2018 2:37:34 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (..There is no difference between liberals/rinos/moslems/illegals/lamestream media ...)
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If you buy your pizza based on what the CEO says and does, that is to say - actions and words, then y’all should be buying your pizza franchise pizza from Little Caesars.


5 posted on 07/12/2018 2:48:06 AM PDT by Clutch Martin (The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
“One has to remember that every failure can be a stepping stone to something better” Col Sanders
6 posted on 07/12/2018 2:53:23 AM PDT by 11th_VA (It’s the Enforcement Stupid)
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To: SoFloFreeper

If we hadn’t realized it yet, the power of the oppressed (to frame it in Cultural Marxist terms) is in being offended. Worldly redemption for oppressors (victimizers) lies in public confession and repentance. If Jesus Christ came back today, He would be required by offended natural men to publicly confess His sins of oppression (Ten Commandments, etc) and repent.


7 posted on 07/12/2018 3:05:59 AM PDT by spirited irish
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To: SoFloFreeper

So, now it’s Papa Jawaan’s.


8 posted on 07/12/2018 3:18:52 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Asking a pro athlete for political advice is like asking a cavalry horse for tactical advice.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

look, whatever u say in a private conversation is none of my business. But a conference call? That was a dumb mistake.


9 posted on 07/12/2018 3:22:25 AM PDT by ronniesgal ( I wonder what his FR handle is??)
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To: 11th_VA
“One has to remember that every failure can be a stepping stone to something better” Col Sanders


10 posted on 07/12/2018 3:23:11 AM PDT by BlueLancer (Antifa and Social Justice Warriors (SJWs) = SturmAbteilung)
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To: spirited irish

This is a powerful insight. Morality itself is held to a standard of sensitivity such that the injured sentiments of the subject of a morally righteous judgement has a higher value according to the Politically Correct. One may not slander another with moral judgement. Unless, of course, the subject of the condemnation rejects the authority of PC. Or, for tat matter, is the target of the day, as in the #MeToo tyranny.
And, in fact, Jesus was crucified by those who were offended by his words.
We face precisely the same attempt to kill the messenger today with the evil opposition to our president, DJT.


11 posted on 07/12/2018 3:26:05 AM PDT by Louis Foxwell (Islam is Satan's finest work.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Mentally ill people are so sensitive.


12 posted on 07/12/2018 3:28:23 AM PDT by familyop ("Welcome to Costco. I love you." - -Costco greeter in the movie, "Idiocracy")
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To: ronniesgal

He should have been a rapper, then he could say that word, call women “bitches” and “hos” all day at awards shows, and get well paid for it to boot. Black privilege.

I hope I live to see the day where someone stands up to these tyrants. Seeing as they always get fired or forced to resign anyway, I don’t see that they have much to lose by calling out their hypocrisy.


13 posted on 07/12/2018 3:39:07 AM PDT by mrsmel (I won’t be reconstructed and I do not give a damn)
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To: Louis Foxwell

They’re not even really offended, it’s just a weapon to use against people to show them who has the power and the privilege (the saying goes, you know who really has power by who you can’t criticize). If that word really offended them, cr*p “music” wouldn’t be a million dollar industry.

In fact, our overlords rub it in by giving a free pass to cr*ppers to use these words (botches, hos, n*gger, etc), while destroying anyone else who uses the words.

Remember when they piled on the guy who used the word “niggardly” in its correct context?


14 posted on 07/12/2018 3:45:02 AM PDT by mrsmel (I won’t be reconstructed and I do not give a damn)
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To: SoFloFreeper

The Use - Mention distinction seems to have eluded the thinking capabilities of just about everyone. Why don’t we burn dictionaries that list the word and define it as a “hateful insulting pejorative?” Why not ban the very letters that make up its *ame? Oh, excuse me, that should be “Why *ot ba* th* v**y l*tt**s that mak* up *ts *ame?”

Idiotic. Purposeful deceit.


15 posted on 07/12/2018 3:46:24 AM PDT by Strident (< null >)
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To: SoFloFreeper

America does not have freedom of speech. That is a privilege for persons of color and feminists.

People can make up their excuses (an employer sets work rules,private vs. public,freedom meant meant only within the government) but we are not free to speak any more than in Stalin’s Soviet Union or the pre-1776 days when happy words about England and King George were free but unhappy ones from Samuel Adams or Tom Paine against the Crown were subject to death threats. Some “free speech.”

Also, Facebook,Twitter,Google,Amazon etc. can set the definition of “hate speech” or “obscene” and say Pence or Rush Limbaugh are banned, old William F.Buckley books are not allowed to be sold or seen online to read and other absurd things.


16 posted on 07/12/2018 4:07:53 AM PDT by frank ballenger (End non-citizen voting ,vote fraud & leftist media news censorship or we're finished.)
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To: Bryanw92

In my town (between Jersey City and Newark) it would be “Papi Juan’s”; we always had great family pizzerias (including the one featured in the opening credits of the Sopranos, though it is now run by Egyptians - still delicious), and the chains only moved in within the past couple of years. We still have family places, and no self-respecting American would touch that chain stuff - it is greasy and gross. Only the imported “replacement Americans” think it’s pizza...

(I understand in much of the country those chains are all that is available, so in those cases I guess it is better than nothing.)


17 posted on 07/12/2018 4:16:31 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Meanwhile blacks call each other the N word every other word...”Yo my N whassup my N, what you doin N..”

Then you got Obamas best pal Jay-z putting out ultra racist videos like this which I would imagine got him an invitation to join the KKK and nobody says schit about it.....

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=RM7lw0Ovzq0


18 posted on 07/12/2018 4:23:21 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Vox populi, vox dei)
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To: no-to-illegals

Now it’s....Sticks and stones can break my bones but words will get you five to ten.


19 posted on 07/12/2018 4:32:16 AM PDT by Vinnie
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Yeah that nutter word will get you in trouble every time. My substitution, use as you prefer


20 posted on 07/12/2018 4:39:01 AM PDT by eartick (Stupidity is expecting the government that broke itself to go out and fix itself. Texan for TEXIT!)
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