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Four Seasons Houston sues NAACP
after annual convention

Houston Business Journal, by Shaina Zucker

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Posted By:Four_Leaf Resident, 1/24/2013 2:20:15 PM

A lawsuit filed last week in Harris County claims the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People did not pay its bill at the downtown Houston Four Seasons Hotel for its 103rd Annual Convention in July. The hotel claims it is owed $99,500 for room, banquet and finance charges. The convention, most notably recognized by national media as the event where Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney drew loud boos for his health care reform views, was held July 11 at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: toinee, 1/24/2013 2:22:29 PM     (No. 9136918)

Suuupriize, suuupriize!


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 1/24/2013 2:24:33 PM     (No. 9136920)

Hey hotel, doncha know it is racist to make blacks pay for their own stuff?
Sheesh, where have you been. remember the key now is "free stuff for oblammer´s voters"

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Reply 3 - Posted by: melman, 1/24/2013 2:30:00 PM     (No. 9136932)

They expected Obummer to pay for it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: compradore, 1/24/2013 2:37:00 PM     (No. 9136944)

what difference does it make?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Msctex1, 1/24/2013 2:46:17 PM     (No. 9136958)

Want to bet a pattern could be established?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JAN, 1/24/2013 2:50:46 PM     (No. 9136964)

Dems are deadbeats.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 1/24/2013 2:51:36 PM     (No. 9136965)

Story Title:

"How to book a Convention for professional moochers and be surprised when they mooch from you."

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/24/2013 3:08:08 PM     (No. 9137005)

Sort of a Hotel Pigford form of reparations.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 1/24/2013 3:08:13 PM     (No. 9137006)

"Obama done gib us dat!"

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Reply 10 - Posted by: horacer, 1/24/2013 3:09:06 PM     (No. 9137009)

That´s a huge attrition charge. They must not have come close to filling their room block, now they don´t want to pay the penalty.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: flaming sword, 1/24/2013 3:25:52 PM     (No. 9137042)

They gave them credit? BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAhahahahahahahahahahahaha*cough, cough... *snort*.... giggle.
Heh.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 1/24/2013 3:26:45 PM     (No. 9137045)

Good one, poster 7.

In that the naacp has established a reputation as a deadbeat organization, other resorts and hotels are on alert. And they better be careful because if bigger deposits and tighter contracts are required, the naacp may scream discrimination. Cue up deadbeats jesse and al for boycott calls against anyone who dares not bow down to the naacp.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: 4poster, 1/24/2013 3:27:52 PM     (No. 9137048)

So even the well off ones are deadbeats.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: KingBubo, 1/24/2013 3:46:29 PM     (No. 9137089)

#11, as offensive as most of these responses could be, your´s made me laugh.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Dante, 1/24/2013 3:53:00 PM     (No. 9137101)

But if they decide not to accommodate them again due to their past behavior, that still makes them ´racist´ according to the left.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Memphis, 1/24/2013 4:09:09 PM     (No. 9137135)

Sure the organizers have skirted off into the night with a pillowcase full of cash. Typical, and sure they will have a knockdown dragout over who pays the bill.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: paulfromTexas, 1/24/2013 4:29:24 PM     (No. 9137176)

pay up,slackers

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Reply 18 - Posted by: vesicant, 1/24/2013 4:49:01 PM     (No. 9137221)

It´s all a part of reparations, doncha know.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 1/24/2013 4:53:05 PM     (No. 9137233)

The most prestigious civil-rights organization in the country doesn´t have sufficient respectability to pay its bills. Worse yet, no one is surprised. If I belonged to the NAACP, I would resign in shame.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: john56, 1/24/2013 4:56:19 PM     (No. 9137241)

Never extend credit to politicians or political groups.



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Reply 21 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/24/2013 5:39:58 PM     (No. 9137342)

NAACP: We simply can´t believe the Four Seasons Houston is SO RACIST they have the audacity to actually charge black people to stay there and party!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/24/2013 6:21:13 PM     (No. 9137421)

The Naacp feels the city benefits from associated sales because they were in town. Actual results show a sales decline as everyone stayed away.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: god of irony, 1/24/2013 8:08:43 PM     (No. 9137583)

This should help stereotypes.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 1/24/2013 8:33:19 PM     (No. 9137626)

I would love to hear how Rush reports this story on his radio show. He will be called a racist, sexist, homophobe for reporting it.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/24/2013 9:39:19 PM     (No. 9137717)

The bill didn´t list the damages. Was that put directly on the individual´s bills ?

I hear their next big event is for former ACORN employees.

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