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Sun Feb 7, 2021, 01:04 PM

Restaurant refuses party of McLaughlin and Flynn

Last week 3 out of the 11 Republican Representatives voting to remove MTG from committee assignments were from Florida. They actually took a stand for doing the right thing. Now today we read about - A conservative fundraising dinner in Naples, Florida featuring Michael Flynn, the disgraced former national security advisor pardoned by former president Donald Trump, is moving to a “secret location” after being booted from Shula’s Steakhouse in the Naples Hilton, according to its organizer.

https://theparadiseprogressive.home.blog/2021/02/06/michael-flynn-dinner-moving-to-secret-location-after-being-booted-from-shulas-steakhouse/

Is it possible that SW Florida is making a turn away from the hatred and divisiveness of the past, or is this happening in other Florida communities?

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Reply Restaurant refuses party of McLaughlin and Flynn (Original post)
Clearly fogged in Feb 2021 OP
RKP5637 Feb 2021 #1
Clearly fogged in Feb 2021 #3
RKP5637 Feb 2021 #4
lpbk2713 Feb 2021 #2
Clearly fogged in Feb 2021 #5
NoRoadUntravelled Feb 2021 #6
turbinetree Feb 2021 #7
Clearly fogged in Feb 2021 #8
Dreampuff Feb 2021 #9
Clearly fogged in Feb 2021 #10

Response to Clearly fogged in (Original post)

Sun Feb 7, 2021, 01:07 PM

1. I think many people are FINALLY realizing what the new GOP, "The Party of Domestic Terrorism"

is about.

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #1)

Sun Feb 7, 2021, 01:21 PM

3. Many are.

And many more who can't quite connect the dots are now able to see that being openly supportive of domestic terrorism is a bridge too far. Every little bit helps in the march up to 2022.

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Response to Clearly fogged in (Reply #3)

Sun Feb 7, 2021, 01:22 PM

4. Yep!!! n/t

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Response to Clearly fogged in (Original post)

Sun Feb 7, 2021, 01:17 PM

2. No shirt, no shoes, no integrity ...



No service.

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Response to lpbk2713 (Reply #2)

Sun Feb 7, 2021, 01:35 PM

5. Back to the woods, boys. New more-better-er plans will be made.

Caravans of the shut-out crowd will be driving into the swamps for a tasty dinner of MRE's under the soft glow of tiki torches. This is all we can expect of their return to normal.

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Response to Clearly fogged in (Original post)

Sun Feb 7, 2021, 03:43 PM

6. It's gratifying to see restaurants standing up to Fascist rule.

I'm feeling hopeful that this is just the beginning of a new way of being post-trump.

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Response to Clearly fogged in (Original post)

Sun Feb 7, 2021, 03:51 PM

7. Maybe they are moving it to this place..........

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Response to turbinetree (Reply #7)

Sun Feb 7, 2021, 05:44 PM

8. This is the same person who paid for 2 busses to the Capitol on Jan 6th

In the story below are many more details, but here is a quick summary: Oakes motivates his followers by pitting them against the wealthy, never mentioning his own. His own words, “Unfortunately anyone that was not at the Trump rally on Jan 6th has to navigate through the lies and blatant and obvious deception perpetrated by the media, I was there …it was the most peaceful beautiful demonstration from well over one million people that I’ve ever witnessed.

“To be tarnished by .001% is really sad!

“As hard as it is for good and honest people to believe this was a total set up to make President Trump and his supporters look bad,I am assuring you it was just that! I have to hand it to them it was an incredibly clever tactic orchestrated by those that will stop at nothing to ensure the Globalist take over of our United States. I watched with my own eyes as Capitol police invited happy and enthusiastic Trump supporters into the Capitol. They were totally unsuspecting they would be part of the ruse.

From the article: Nor did Oakes confine himself to Facebook posts; he vehemently and actively fought anti-COVID mask mandates in Collier County and Naples and when the county did impose a mask mandate, he refused to honor it and sued the county in opposition. (A judge dismissed 11 of his 14 counts in November.) He called county commissioners who voted for the mandates “socialists” and “tyrants” and refused to comply with the mandates.

Seed to Table was a stronghold of pro-Trump/Pence sentiment and activity during the 2020 election. When Biden was initially named the winner, Trumpers demonstrated against the outcome on the corner outside the store. As Trump fought the results and baselessly declared them fraudulent, Oakes supported his claims of a rigged election.

So when Trump called on his supporters to contest the election results when they were scheduled to be certified on Jan. 6, Oakes rented two buses to transport about 100 demonstrators to what was expected to be a peaceful demonstration in Washington.

https://theparadiseprogressive.home.blog/2021/01/17/insurrection-or-setup-the-capitol-riot-according-to-oakes-and-mclaughlin/ There is much more in the story, including how Christy McLaughlin hosted the founders of Proud Boys at another local restaurant. These are some seriously ill people and they should be monitored by our intelligence agencies.

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Response to Clearly fogged in (Original post)

Mon Feb 8, 2021, 06:06 PM

9. We can only hope.

My theory is still the red plate Blue Plate option. Open Secrets is a good spot to find where your shopping centers invest their political dollars. If enough people avoid places who welcome people like this, it could make a difference. It could drive the hate groups back into the Shadows where they belong.

Please don't tell me Flynn lives down here, too. We seem to get all the goodies.

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Response to Dreampuff (Reply #9)

Mon Feb 8, 2021, 06:56 PM

10. Key to this is recognizing them after they run to their dark lairs

There is currently a movement gaining popularity that goes beyond the red plate / blue plate choices. We can look back a few years to see how we got to where we are now. Basically people were terrified about women and blacks (read as democrats) getting too much power in the government and were ready to do anything to stop it.
Well, stopping anything requires money and under the campaign finance laws of the day they couldn't possibly raise enough. So along came Citizens United and dark money. Corporations are people too we were told. And Americans went for it hook, line, and sinker.

So, now that Corporations are people too they must be judged in the same manner as people are. A corporate personhood is reflected by the company it keeps, those it admires and supports, and those it welcomes through its doors. Their advertising and carefully manicured public image doesn't shine on everyone once it has been stained.

Stand up against those who hold you down while taking your money. Don't be bullied. Be strong.

ETA- I don't think he lives down here

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