First owner George Burnett charged liberals a dollar more than conservatives at his Vernal, Utah smoothie shop.Now, another Utah business owner--evidently inspired by that political stand--has fired two employees for supporting President Obama. And it´s all completely legal. Burnett, the owner of I Love Drilling Juice & Smoothie Bar, started charging liberals a $1 more than conservatives for his smoothies. ´They’re costing us money,´ he told The Salt Lake Tribune about his left-leaning customers. ´So it only seems fair that I charge them a little bit more.´ His menu board above the register clearly states that liberals
This is a perfect example of ATTACK ! Citizens take the initiative against socialists. Identify these bums and treat them differently. What they´re supporting is has gotten out of control completely and they needto be treated like terrorists just the way we would treat any traitor.
My husband was manager of a business in CA right after his family business closed. His boss caught him listening to Rush Limbaugh on the radio in the office one day, and things were never the same. My husband was eventually fired, but he won unemployment benefits. He didn´t use them long, because he got a much better job that paid about $30k/yr. more right after that. This was during the prosperous middle of the last decade. Good times.
I sort of agree with #8. First and foremost, a business is there to make money. It doesn´t matter if it is a lemonade stand or Lockheed, the goal is the same. To alienate potential customers seems like a bad idea. That having been said, its his business and he can run it any way he wants. If it turns out he runs it unwisely, the loss will be borne by him. We call that freedom. Too bad they dont understand that in DC.
I never spend my money with a company that is liberal - period. Back in the day in Corporate America, when I was in a position to hire professionals, I would do my best not to hire liberals under any circumstances. Why put the wolf at your back door? We know they have the integrity of bilge rats, so why have them infesting your business?
I wouldn´t lose any sleep over it , #8. Contrary to the media myth, there really aren´t that many liberals in this country- especially beyond the Blue City limits. The number that will admit to it is even smaller.
I used to roughneck on oil rigs in the Vernal area during the oil boom going on at the time. They pretty much play by their own rules in the small towns around there. Some of the young, bored, rowdy locals were fond of roughing up hippies that made the mistake of stopping by on their way through Vernal. They sometimes left with a lot less hair than they arrived with.
This sounds just great to me but then I suffered in a pro-0bama, pro-gay workplace until I lost my job. The company had been quite conservative but when the 3rd generation got their hands on it, it was open season on any worker who wasn´t 110% on board the liberal bus. I don´t share other posters delicate sensibilities - this is a war and it´s about time conservatives started fighting back.
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J F Ackerman, 1/19/2013 9:52:21 AM (No. 9126203)
Finally, something to cheer about! What I love is these people are taking ACTION... we all need to take action against the rotters who are destroying our future... you can start with anyone who calls themselves a Democrat.
I don´t think that it is dumb at all. Have you ever tried explaining simple business economics to a lib? Their eyes glaze over & they go into "but it´s not faaairr!" mode. This might get their attention because it is cause and effect at the most basic level - the one they might understand.
While I don´t generally support being unfair to a customer, or arbitrary firing of workers, both of these businessmen make sense. The name "I Love Drilling and Juice Bar" begs the question of why any liberal/Obama supporter go in there to begin with. As for the second owner firing Obama supporters - they were lousy workers anyway (shocking!), and was probably glad for an excuse to let them go.
We need to climb down off our high horses and start going on the offensive. You can´t win using defense only. You have to push back.
We have been behaving like the British during the war for independence. We stand in formation in the middle of fields getting picked off by the Americans in the trees. All the while expressing outrage because they aren´t following the rules. Yet who won that war?
Excellent business example! And, it´s about time! Now if we could just fire that stupid elitist liberal in the White House and the hundreds in our congress and thousands in our bureaucracy and universities and schools.
I think conservatives need to target raising revenue from liberals. I support a 50% of revenue tax on movies, video games, and music. It is only fair. Why should alcohol and tobacco bear all the burden? Why should Hollywood types live in $25 million dollar mansions with so many on Obama phones? It is not fair.
I had a co-worker in another dept next to ours who had a obama/biden bumper sticker on his car. He lost his job the week after the election!
I suggest before he drives to any job interviews he scraps off that bumper sticker.
Doing my taxes I saw that I made about $5,200 less then last year with taxes up over $2,600 Add in the cost of everything going up such as gas where we are paying more then double where I paid at least $1,200 more in gas.
I just cannot fathom how stupid anyone can be to vote in any democrat.
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