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Atlanta bar owner posts signs calling President Obama the n-word

Posted by on Apr. 24, 2012 at 3:57 PM
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Atlanta bar owner posts signs calling President Obama the n-word

Atlanta bar owner posts signs calling President Obama the n-word

Patrick Lanzo's controversial anti-Obama sign

ATLANTA - A metro Atlanta business owner has posted a controversial sign outside his bar and restaurant that uses a racial slur to refer to President Barack Obama.

The billboard, in front of the Georgia Peach Oyster Bar in Paulding County, Georgia, uses the "n-word" to refer to the President. His attention-grabbing sign reads, "Do not support the ni**er in the White House."

Bar owner Patrick Lanzo said in an interview with Fox 5 News, that he's been posting contentious signs outside his business for 26 years. Mr. Lanzo, who claims he is no racist, also said he has the right to practice freedom of speech.

"I don't feel bad about anything whatsoever," he said Lanzo. "Therefore, they can go out and put their own sign in their own yard and I will not be offended."

However, residents in the small Draketown community have by and large been outraged by the "offensive" sign. "He needs to wake up and realize it's 2012," said Dexter Murr. Another person said, "I think it's terrible."

Paulding County Administrator, Mike Jones, said he is aware of the sign and considers it repulsive, embarrassing and offensive. He said if there was something they could do about it, it wouldn't be there.

This is not the first time Mr. Lanzo has been in the news. He made headlines a few years back when he put a sign outside his bar which read: "Is Michael Jackson not guilty because he is a ni**er or money."

In 2009, he decided to go after the president with a sign about Obama's health care reform, "Obama's plan for health care -- ni**er rig it." In another instance, one of his notorious signs posed the question, "A monkey, Obama. Is there a difference?

by on Apr. 24, 2012 at 3:57 PM
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im23vaughn
by Bronze Member on Apr. 24, 2012 at 4:21 PM
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WOW and people wonder why people believe SOME Obama haters are racist

nanaofsix531
by Platinum Member on Apr. 24, 2012 at 4:26 PM
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No kidding.This stuff makes me sick!throwing up

Quoting im23vaughn:

WOW and people wonder why people believe SOME Obama haters are racist


Pema_Jampa
by 2HotTacoTini on Apr. 24, 2012 at 4:27 PM
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He deserves what is coming to him.


jaxTheMomm
by Gold Member on Apr. 24, 2012 at 4:28 PM
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For a guy who claims to not be a racist, he sure is overly fond of a racial slur.

I bet he even has a black friend....  *rolleyes*

nanaofsix531
by Platinum Member on Apr. 24, 2012 at 4:29 PM
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We can only hope!

Quoting Pema_Jampa:

He deserves what is coming to him.



Oddy_Knocky
by on Apr. 24, 2012 at 4:31 PM
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That is truly disgusting.
I'm surprised he hasn't been dealt with yet.
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nanaofsix531
by Platinum Member on Apr. 24, 2012 at 4:34 PM
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m3lissa_16
by Member on Apr. 24, 2012 at 4:37 PM

wow. 

joey125
by Silver Member on Apr. 24, 2012 at 4:38 PM
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Stupid ignorant people, do stupid ignorant things

dballa
by on Apr. 24, 2012 at 4:39 PM

classy

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