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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

"No Nazi Trump voters allowed"

It's strange--if you're a Christian baker and feel that it goes against your beliefs to cater a gay wedding, you can be forced to do so. Thus you do not have freedom of association.

But if you're a liberal cafe owner in Honolulu, no problem. Be as intolerant as you like.

The Honolulu Cafe has a bright yellow sign that tells potential customers they cannot eat at the establishment if they voted for Donald Trump. The color of the sign is totally appropriate.

The sign says: "If you voted for Trump you cannot eat here! No Nazis."

The sign is posted on the cafe's Facebook page and has received at least 40 "likes."

One FB person wrote: " . . . The next time you're in Honolulu, eat lunch here, not only are they on the right side of things, the food is delicious and reasonable."

Being on the "right side of things" in politics is strictly a matter opinion. You can hate Trump for what he said about women so many years ago in a "locker room talk" type situation. Or you can hate Clinton for her lies about Benghazi and her illegal private server which compromised national security.

It's up to you to decide which is worse, and overall, Americans across the nation decided on Trump.

One person commented on the sign in an email saying: "It's childish and very unprofessional . . . "The restaurant owner doesn't have to worry . . . I will not be stepping foot in that establishment."

Another said it was in "extreme poor taste."

And it is, if you believe that calling everyone who voted for Trump a Nazi. That's disgusting to conflate what the Nazis did to people who merely thought Trump would actually be better for the country than Clinton, whose likability was in the tank. But then again, she called Trump voters "deplorables," so what's the difference?
Not a Trump voter

Why is it okay for liberals to force religious conservatives to provide services that go against their beliefs, but not for liberals to have to do the same?

Willes Lee, the former chairman of the Hawaii Republican Party and current president of National Federation of Republican Assemblies, told FoxNews.com the sign is discriminatory and harkens back to "racist and hate-filled" days before statehood.

"Remember when Filipinos couldn't go in certain places, or Japanese wouldn't be allowed [in] many homes? And, it didn't matter who they voted for," Lee said, who is of Japanese descent.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser said the cafe was founded by Robert Warner, a former hair stylist along with his wife Jali, who downplayed the "ban."

Jali told FoxNews.com that the cafe isn't asking customers if they voted for Trump, and claimed that even if they see a customer with a Trump shirt, "we don't put anything different [in] your food." 

Jali refused to say whether this meant that they spit in everyone's food, just in case they voted for Trump.

Everything has become political. Everything. And it's getting disgusting--even the holidays bring political arguments to the table.

Some customers say that while Jali is soft-spoken, Warner is known to channel the "soup Nazi" persona of New York City Seinfeld fame. " . . . throwing pots and pans," "telling off customers," and "hanging not-so-friendly reminders on butcher paper for his customers to read."

One Yelp reviewer took issue with the sign and wrote: "It was funny on Seinfeld, but this place can rot away. Stay away. Hawaii ain't like this. There's a lot of better places on the island than to have to deal with extra crap like this."

But the hypocrisy is palpable--liberals would be suing the cafe if Clinton's name was substituted for Trump on the sign.