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  1. #1 Jeff Sessions photo leads Texas restaurant to shut down social media accounts 
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    A Texas restaurant was forced to shut down its social media accounts on Saturday after it received backlash for posting a photo of Jeff Sessions during the attorney general’s visit to the Houston chain.

    The fury against El Tiempo Cantina began when the restaurant posted a picture Friday of owner Rolando Laurenzo’s son and Sessions. Laurenzo wrote in the caption that it was an “honor” to serve the attorney general, who was in Houston to meet with law enforcement officers on crime and illegal immigration.

    Fans quickly condemned the post and lambasted the restaurant for serving Sessions. Some people urged customers to boycott the restaurant while others sent death threats to Laurenzo and the staff.

    "I felt like it was a slap to the community that supports the restaurant and that backs up the restaurant and that works for the restaurant," Houston resident Gilma Aguirre told ABC13.

    The post was taken down and Laurenzo wrote an apology, saying the picture “does not represent us supporting [Sessions’] position,” Houston CultureMap reported.

    “El Tiempo does not in anyway support the practice of separating children from parents or any other practices of the government relative to immigration. The posting of a photograph of the Attorney General at one of our restaurants does not represent us supporting his positions,” Laurenzo wrote in a Facebook post before the restaurant's account was deactivated.

    Laurenzo said the restaurant did not know it would be serving Sessions and the staff was focused on “serving great food and giving great customer service.”

    “The man came to dinner and he was served without us even thinking about the political situations,” Laurenzo wrote. “It was posted without review or approval by ownership and this has led to everyone jumping to conclusions that somehow we are involved in this political matter. We don’t approve of anyone separating parents and children.”

    Despite the explanation, the restaurant appeared to deactivate all its social media pages as of Saturday due to the backlash.

    Laurenzo told KHOU11 that it was a “mistake” for the restaurant to post the photo.

    “In retrospect, it was a mistake because it angered so many people," Laurenzo said. "We have gotten so many complaints and comments. And threats, death threats. This has been extremely shocking to our family.”

    He also told ABC13 he decided to delete the social media accounts because people were insulting the restaurant and his family in “dramatic fashion.”

    "People are insulting us in such a dramatic fashion, and we feel like we don't deserve it," the restaurant owner said. "At least temporarily I had it taken down because I don't want to be insulted, my children to be insulted, my family to be insulted."



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    Left wing liberals are at it again.....they seem so tolerant of others views.
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    libtards are the biggest hypocrites on the face of the earth.
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    Liberalism sucks ass.
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    Maxine Waters getting her wish fulfilled by her intolerant idiot base.

    How would this intolerance be received if Pence was black?
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    substitute Sessions for Pence
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    Quote Originally Posted by Michelangelo View Post
    substitute Sessions for Pence
    he would still be a repub - so nothing would change
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    Good grief. I can’t believe that many idiots out there
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    In Texas? What the hell is going on out there?
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    Even worse is they were yelling and screaming at Candice Owens (a black conservative), Calling her a White Supremacist, Uncle Tom, Racist, and anything else they could spew while she was eating and then leaving a restaurant.
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    This is the new "you can't eat at this lunch counter" and "you can't drink from this fountain".

    Conservative civil rights lawyers are going to have to get to work.

    They weaponized the CIA, the FBI, and the IRS.

    Now they are weaponizing their right to protest and their freedom of speech.

    This stuff has to stop. Conservatives who are in power or who have a voice cannot be discriminated against wherever they go.

    We can't let this continue. They muzzled the Tea Party. Now, what decent person is going to want to work for Trump or for Trump's policy arms if they and their families are harassed endlessly in their private lives.

    Not good, boys and girls.
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    ​Liberals suck imo! They are continuing to destroying America!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Michelangelo View Post
    This is the new "you can't eat at this lunch counter" and "you can't drink from this fountain".

    Conservative civil rights lawyers are going to have to get to work.

    They weaponized the CIA, the FBI, and the IRS.

    Now they are weaponizing their right to protest and their freedom of speech.

    This stuff has to stop. Conservatives who are in power or who have a voice cannot be discriminated against wherever they go.

    We can't let this continue. They muzzled the Tea Party. Now, what decent person is going to want to work for Trump or for Trump's policy arms if they and their families are harassed endlessly in their private lives.

    Not good, boys and girls.
    What goes around comes around. Just look at South Africa.
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