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Joe Barry Carroll, meet Rosa Parks

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by dixiehack, Aug 7, 2008.

  1. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Words fail me. What the holy hell were these putzes at the restaurant thinking?

    http://www.ajc.com/metro/content/metro/atlanta/stories/2008/08/06/phipps_tavern_lawsuit.html

     
  2. Lester Bangs

    Lester Bangs Active Member

    You gotta hand it to these guys ... they're brave bigots. I mean, JBC is 7-foot and I am betting even at 50 that he isn't anybody's bitch.
     
  3. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    This restaurant owner should not have been this dumb, given the upscale African-American clientele in the Buckhead area. Why doesn't he simply cut his own throat with a dull knife?

    And if I'm sitting at the bar eating, I'm not moving until I'm done. Sounds like, if the story is true, Joe Barry has a helluva case.
     
  4. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    Wow. And I guess he's moved beyond one of the all-time great nicknames, given by Peter Vecsey, I believe: Joe Barely Cares.
     
  5. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    Joe Barely Cares /petervecsey

    Edit: Dammit!
     
  6. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    I don't care what kind of tradition your establishment has. If there's no sign saying you have the right to eject people for staying longer than a specific amount of time and/or I haven't exceeded that, you have no fucking right to ask me to leave my seat unless I've done something wrong.

    Joe has quite the case. That bar owner fucked up big time.
     
  7. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Sounds like Joe's going to own a bar.

    If I'm ever in the area, I'll have a drink there.
     
  8. Some Guy

    Some Guy Active Member

    Be prepared to stand. My wife wants to sit down.
     
  9. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Usually, your wife sits on my lap.

    But I might be willing to make an exception.
     
  10. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    I think Joe would have a great case even if it wasn't about black vs. white. I think he would have a case because (other than politeness, or somebody having physical problems), why should he have to give up his seat to someone else just because that other person is a woman?
     
  11. Lester Bangs

    Lester Bangs Active Member

    OK ... maybe I'm the only one who finds this funny, or who is getting this, but the ad on the page for this is "Interracial Dating Central."
     
  12. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    Possible this is BS? I'm hoping that you wouldn't be THAT overtly racist in this day and age, but you can't go broke underestimating people, I'm afraid.
     
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