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Sign at Wegmans draws attention (New York supermarket becomes sharia complaint (Wegmans)
WHEC News 10 ^ | March 30, 2012 | Ray Levato

Posted on 04/01/2012 4:35:06 PM PDT by lward99

It’s a first for Wegmans in this area. They’ve put up a sign asking customers buying pork or alcohol not to use a particular checkout line when a Muslim teenager is on duty as the cashier.

The sign went up a week ago at their Lyell Avenue store.

Read more: http://times247.com/articles/rochester-supermarket-becomes-sharia-complaint#ixzz1qpo9ZdRt

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: islam; rochester; rochesterny; sharia; shariacompliant; supermarket; supermarketsharia; wegmans
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To: Nik Naym

leftists and dhimmi’s—same thing.


51 posted on 04/01/2012 5:05:55 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Anyone not wanting an ID or purple thumb to vote isn't worthy of voting privilege.)
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To: lward99
Good Lord, it's hard enough to find a store with enough check out lanes open, let alone having one token muslim refusing to serve people while they stand six deep.

There are a lot of products with some type of pork in them....she can't even check out gelatin.

52 posted on 04/01/2012 5:07:07 PM PDT by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: lward99

Soak it in beer before roasting.

53 posted on 04/01/2012 5:07:59 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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To: Sir Clancelot

“So, I presume that there is a sign for all the Catholic cashiers,”

A Jewish cashier might opt out of pork. In fact, if we get ALL Wegmans’s employees to only deal with what they are allowed to or comfortable with, then everything would be fine!

Muslim, Jew, Catholic, Christian Scientist, LDS, Hindu, Sikh, and on and on.


54 posted on 04/01/2012 5:19:12 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: Travis McGee

agreed


55 posted on 04/01/2012 5:20:52 PM PDT by Figment
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To: DBrow; All

So if a cashier happens to be a recovering alcoholic, will they post a sign asking customers NOT to buy beer or wine at his check out counter?


56 posted on 04/01/2012 5:22:19 PM PDT by ken5050
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To: lward99
Although Wegmans clearly has made a bad decision I do not believe for a momment this was their idea.

You would not believe how deep into the American food business the government is.

Labor, sanitation, recycling, finance, zoning, even the food you throw away/donate. Get on the wrong side of an issue and you can be messed with from many different fronts.

Just say'in.
57 posted on 04/01/2012 5:22:38 PM PDT by John 3_19-21
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To: Travis McGee

Right. Just don’t obey the directive. Make it REALLY difficult for the employer to play Shira in the US.


58 posted on 04/01/2012 5:22:47 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: lward99

So if this kids lane is open and I have pork I must go stand in a lane with customers??
Bullshit. Sorry Wegmans THIS IS AMERICA NOT IRAN. I WILL NEVER SHOP IN A WEGMANS AGAIN........


59 posted on 04/01/2012 5:25:00 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: ken5050

Yes! Or the son, daughter, or wife of one.


60 posted on 04/01/2012 5:25:07 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: lward99

However, the gov’t will force an observant Catholic doctor to perform an abortion.


61 posted on 04/01/2012 5:31:18 PM PDT by Locomotive Breath
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To: lward99

I had a vegan cashier whine about the meat in my order. I told her she may want to look for another line of work.

Is that’s what is next? Stores asking their customers to go to a different line because they have meat products?


62 posted on 04/01/2012 5:40:36 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (The Democrat Ku Klux Klan is alive and well as the NAACP and the Congressional Black Caucus)
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To: lward99

YOU
HAVE
GOT
TO
BE
KIDDING
ME !

WTF is going on?


63 posted on 04/01/2012 5:44:40 PM PDT by Reagan69 (I supported Sarah Palin and all I got was a lousy DVD !)
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To: lward99

YOU
HAVE
GOT
TO
BE
KIDDING
ME !

WTF is going on?


64 posted on 04/01/2012 5:44:55 PM PDT by Reagan69 (I supported Sarah Palin and all I got was a lousy DVD !)
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To: GreyFriar

Well, considering the fact that the Wegmann family is Jewish and their line of pork products is superb (I can personally attest to that), I doubt that they are going to stop selling them anytime soon. They are grociers and their Gentile customers eat pork - a lot of it.

This sign is probably about as far as the company is going to go to accomodate this Muslim teenager. In fact, given the Muslim dicta about not being subordinate to Christians and Jews, it is sort of surprising that an Sharia-observant Muslim would even work for a Jewish-owned business.


65 posted on 04/01/2012 5:45:50 PM PDT by Captain Rhino (Determined Effort is the hammer that Human Will uses to forge Tomorrow on the anvil of Today.)
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To: GiovannaNicoletta

tear the package open so the “pork liquid” spills on the belt.


66 posted on 04/01/2012 5:47:06 PM PDT by Reagan69 (I supported Sarah Palin and all I got was a lousy DVD !)
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To: GiovannaNicoletta

Yup, that’s what I would do too...

(Where is the equivalent store in Dallas... I’d love to do this to em)


67 posted on 04/01/2012 5:47:28 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: lward99

Easy solution...buy pork, beer, wine, EVERYTHING, until she quits...she can ALWAYS find a job at a Halal truck. She will be just fine.


68 posted on 04/01/2012 5:49:23 PM PDT by BobL
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To: max americana

I’d be munching on pork rinds, too.


69 posted on 04/01/2012 5:56:00 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Captain Rhino

The Wegman family is actually Catholic and has been a huge supporter of the parochial schools in Rochester for a long time. Where did you get your information?


70 posted on 04/01/2012 5:56:37 PM PDT by crescentbeach
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To: lward99
i guess you know what lane i'd use... and if he didn't like it i'd tell them to get me another cashier cause i'm not moving for somebody that refuses to do the job he signed up for
71 posted on 04/01/2012 5:58:21 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Sir Clancelot

Owners are Catholic. Whats the deal here????


72 posted on 04/01/2012 5:58:36 PM PDT by codder too
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To: Captain Rhino

WEGMANS are CATHOLICS!!!!!!!!


73 posted on 04/01/2012 6:01:28 PM PDT by codder too
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To: codder too

There are also Dhimmis.


74 posted on 04/01/2012 6:02:02 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: crescentbeach

Many FReepers believe they can identify a Jew solely on the basis of a name or an occupation.


75 posted on 04/01/2012 6:03:56 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: lward99
This reminds me of the pharmacists that decide what prescriptions they want to fill out based on their religion. Now cashiers are deciding what they want to sell based on their religion. Next, it will be the vending machines!
76 posted on 04/01/2012 6:06:10 PM PDT by turn_to
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To: lward99
"I read this and thought - Please let this be an April Fools, but it is not."

Same here. I'm sitting here trying to keep my head from exploding. It's a losing battle.

77 posted on 04/01/2012 6:08:43 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
Most states don't allow teenagers to check out alcohol ~ has to be an adult.

Now the pork? I don't let Moslems touch my pork anyway.

78 posted on 04/01/2012 6:10:54 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
"Oh! That’s the only line I’d use!"

EXACTLY. And if the sand-dweller doing the ringing up didn't like my pork chops, he'd be free to resign. But otherwise, BAG THOSE PIGGIES!

79 posted on 04/01/2012 6:11:05 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: turn_to
The pharmacists didn't want to fill prescriptions for abortificiants ~ drugs that kill babies.

I wouldn't want to do that either. Certainly there is no shortage of willing volunteers who, in fact, WANT to fill prescriptions to kill babies.

Customers wanting that service can go there.

80 posted on 04/01/2012 6:12:56 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: MtBaldy

I remember going to Wegman’s as a kid when I lived up in Skaneateles,NY.

My grandmother and I would shop at the one in Auburn. She still has a roll of aluminum foil from the store.


81 posted on 04/01/2012 6:13:53 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: CatherineofAragon

I would only buy pork products and walk out leaving the stuff on the belt after complaining I was being discriminated against by the moozlum employee.


82 posted on 04/01/2012 6:14:21 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Locomotive Breath

Wegmans is not a government.


83 posted on 04/01/2012 6:14:57 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Albion Wilde

Make that gluten free beer and you got a deal. No good reason to let pork go to waste.


84 posted on 04/01/2012 6:16:32 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

I’ll throw in some tampax and some condoms as well....lets not stop at the pork and beer..


85 posted on 04/01/2012 6:18:39 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

I’ll throw in some tampax and some condoms as well....lets not stop at the pork and beer..


86 posted on 04/01/2012 6:18:45 PM PDT by cherry
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To: lward99

How ‘bout if I wait for this Mudslime cashier to get off work and then SHOVE A HAM SANDWICH DOWN HIS FILTHY THROAT...Just a thought!


87 posted on 04/01/2012 6:20:19 PM PDT by az.b1bbomberfxr
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To: cherry

And yet they can compel bakeries and photographers to support gay marriages, even if they are against it.


88 posted on 04/01/2012 6:21:04 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Captain Rhino
"This sign is probably about as far as the company is going to go to accomodate this Muslim teenager."

Only as far as they're going to go? What? Don't you think this is TOO far?

89 posted on 04/01/2012 6:23:55 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: hal ogen

LOL, perfect!


90 posted on 04/01/2012 6:24:38 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: VeniVidiVici

At Whole Foods, the vegetarian cashiers generally scan my meat purchases with a glove or plastic baggie on their hands.


91 posted on 04/01/2012 6:49:29 PM PDT by toothfairy86
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To: lward99
If a customer unloads a full cart of groceries at this register, only to realize they bought a bottle of wine or pork chops, Wegmans is gonna have some mad customers - sign or no sign.

On the days before holidays, every line in the store but the muslim one will be 6 deep with customers buying alcohol. Again, unhappy customers.

Since muslims will gravitate to the muslim checker, customer perception may be that this is a muslim-only line. You guessed it - unhappy customers.

You run into Wegmans to buy a six pack before the big game. As you approach the registers you realize they are all packed with shoppers, but the little muslim girl has no customers at all. The game starts in 5 minutes. Are you happy or mad as hell?

From a management perspective: You have 15 full time employee checkers, 14 of whom will checkout everything, & one who refuses to check certain items, & their list grows daily as they realize how many products (50, 100, or more?) have alcohol or pork products in them. Which employees are keepers, & which would you fire? How will you resolve the conflict when a customer insists they have no pork or alcohol, but the checker insists a certain product contains one or both? Will you publicly humiliate the customer, the employee, yourself, or all of the above?

And what about the Hindu clerk who has a religious aversion to beef? Or the Vegan who refuses to handle any meat? Has Wegmans heard of Equal Protection or Discrimination or the Holder Justice Dept.? I smell meat, & a lawsuit.

Here's another for your amusement: You, the manager, bought a truckload of pork ribs to sell on 4th July weekend. You stand to make a nice profit if you can sell most of the ribs. But when customers enter the very busy store, they realize that if they just skip the ribs, or leave them on the candy isle, they can join the much shorter muslim line & checkout quicker. So, they leave the ribs & get the chicken instead. How's that muslim only line working out for you?

If you think about these scenarios, you realize Wegmans cannot succeed with this policy. The grocery business is highly competitive & very customer conscious. Angering customers with what amounts to religiously designated checkout lines is not a formula for success. Forcing customers to memorize an ever growing list of muslim banned products ain't gonna happen. Denying a customer the use of an empty checkout line because they are buying bologna or mouthwash is gonna infuriate busy customers. The result will be constant conflict & lower revenue.

92 posted on 04/01/2012 7:02:00 PM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: lward99

Let’s see what happens if customer comes in with an BBQ pork T-shirt and a Jack Daniels baseball cap and goes through the muzzie cashier’s line. This is ridiculous.


93 posted on 04/01/2012 7:03:06 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot.)
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To: Mister Da
We have a fair number of Moslems around here (About 25,000 of them from Afghanistan), and many thousands more from Pakistan, India, Bengladesh, SriLanka, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Since times are tough no one is in there pushing around store managers ~ everybody will check out anything you want to buy.

Like Mr. Hussein across the way says, the prohibition is on eating pork, not on handling it.

I suspect the other poster from NY is correct ~ the clerk (probably a young woman) is underage for ringing up beer and wine.

The other half of the equation is common here too ~ they'll take a newbie and put up a sign "NO MEAT SALES" ~ which has to do with breaking in the cashier ~ didn't they used to call that ON THE JOB TRAINING?

First the drygoods with barcodes, then the items sold by weight, and that'd include fresh meat and veggies.

Next week she'll be handling pork snouts without a whimper.

94 posted on 04/01/2012 7:28:26 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: ccmay

Grocery stores in Virginia don’t sell distilled beverages ~ do they where you live?


95 posted on 04/01/2012 7:31:35 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: ccmay

Here is what you do:

Select only muslim approved products. Then, wait until a large female infidel with a full cart has unloaded at the muslim line. Get behind her, & casually point out to Fatima the checker that a certain product or products MIGHT have pork or alcohol in them. You know, something like, “Wow. I really like the bacon they added to that soup”, or “I know a guy who claims he gets drunk on vanilla extract.”

Once you see the checker start to go on jihad, stand way back, look innocent, & watch the fun. Extra points if you film it & post link here.

(If you have to defend yourself, shout “Allah Akbar” several times.)


96 posted on 04/01/2012 7:44:01 PM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Java4Jay

What’s Next?

Israeli products, of course.


97 posted on 04/01/2012 7:53:54 PM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Kakaze

My husband and I went to a talk by Robert Spencer and Pam Geller a couple of weeks ago. Spencer said that the Chicago schools stopped serving jello because of complaints by Muslim students. He explained how Muslims consider us all subservient to them so all this complying to their wishes is not endearing us to them at all. It’s sealing our fate.


98 posted on 04/01/2012 7:56:11 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: lward99

What would happen if a person uses that checkout line anyway? How can anyone tell that the cashier is a muslim?

I guess if I was in line and had pork or booze if some manager came over and told me that I was in the wrong line, I’d be inclined to put the items down right there, on the conveyor belt, or on the floor, and agree with him by saying, “You know what, I am in the wrong store, not the wrong line.”


99 posted on 04/01/2012 8:50:18 PM PDT by Jay W
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To: Captain Rhino

“...Wegmann family is Jewish...”

Where do you get that from?

Robert Wegman was famous for donating millions every year to the Catholic Schools in the Rochester area.

I would think they are Catholic. Not Jewish.


100 posted on 04/01/2012 9:02:40 PM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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