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Enraged White Man Threatens To Call ICE On Women For Speaking Spanish In Manhattan Fresh Kitchen UPDATE!!! HE'S DONE IT BEFORE!

Posted by on May. 16, 2018 at 10:37 AM
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An angry white man insulted and threatened two women for speaking Spanish at a midtown lunch chain on Wednesday, threatening to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement on them because he didn't want to hear the language in "my country."

"Every person I listen to—he's speaking it, she's speaking it. This is America," the man shouted, while customers waited for salads at a Fresh Kitchen on Madison Avenue, near 39th Street.

As he was confronted by a manager, the man continued, "Your clients and your staff are speaking Spanish to staff when they should be speaking English...My guess is they're undocumented, so my next call is to ICE to have each one of them taken out of my country. If they have the balls to come here and live off my money—I pay for their welfare. I pay for their ability to be here."

According to one witness who spoke with Gothamist, the man "seemed like a normal, pretty well off caucasian guy." He has not yet been identified, but some Twitter users claim he's been spotted at pro-Trump rallies in the past.

The video was posted to Facebook by Edward Suazo, who wrote that his wife and her best friend were talking to the cashier when the man accosted them.

"What a big man talking down to couple of women and a helpless employee," Suazo wrote. "I wish someone tells me I can’t speak in my native language ! First of all they wasn’t talking to you !! Asshole !"

Throughout the scene, several people in the background can be seen quietly observing the racist tirade. One woman, who is not visible in the video, calls the man an "ignorant asshole." Later, the man tells that woman that she should take a break from eating, to which she responds: "Maybe you should get hit by a car."

Our witness says that the man was promptly thrown out of the restaurant, while the woman was permitted to stay. "[They] let the lady stay but had the man go, because he was causing the trouble, screaming at people," the witness told Gothamist.

"I don't know what to say," the witness added. "People are taught not to be bystanders, but it's hard to get involved. This guy was really, really angry."


UPDATE:
Aaron Schlossberg did the same thing to a man in 2016 while he was walking down the street!
Cant make this shit up. Lol
Link to video:
https://twitter.com/ShaunKing/status/997066260197228544?s=09
by on May. 16, 2018 at 10:37 AM
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couture-mommy
by "CMs Angela Rye" on May. 16, 2018 at 10:40 AM
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couture-mommy
by "CMs Angela Rye" on May. 16, 2018 at 10:43 AM
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And witnesses NEED TO speak the fuck up when this shit happens.
No excuses.
lancet98
by Platinum Member on May. 16, 2018 at 10:44 AM
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I'm not surprised, but I'm not going to tolerate it, either.  If someone does that around me I will raise holy hell.  I don't care who they are against - black, brown, Sikh, Muslim, gay, disabled, I don't care who the person hates, that's what it is, hate.

couture-mommy
by "CMs Angela Rye" on May. 16, 2018 at 10:45 AM
And that would be the correct response, IMO.

Quoting lancet98:

I'm not surprised, but I'm not going to tolerate it, either.  If someone does that around me I will raise holy hell.  I don't care who they are against - black, brown, Sikh, Muslim, gay, disabled, I don't care who the person hates, that's what it is, hate.

YoYiggy
by Silver Member on May. 16, 2018 at 10:48 AM
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WOW.
I agree that witnesses need to speak up and not tolerate this shit.
This is NOT OKAY and cannot be normalized.
Olioxenfree
by Member on May. 16, 2018 at 10:49 AM
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Someone at his work once told my dad that it was rude to talk on the phone or to other Japanese speakers in Japanese, knowing those around him did not understand. He was like um, why are you entitled to overhear a conversation I'm having with my grandfather?
couture-mommy
by "CMs Angela Rye" on May. 16, 2018 at 10:51 AM
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I'm trilingual. I speak Japanese fluently and I can recall days when I curse someone in Japanese... the faces they had. It was almost like they thought I put a spell on them.
Lol

Quoting Olioxenfree: Someone at his work once told my dad that it was rude to talk on the phone or to other Japanese speakers in Japanese, knowing those around him did not understand. He was like um, why are you entitled to overhear a conversation I'm having with my grandfather?
PinkButterfly66
by Platinum Member on May. 16, 2018 at 10:54 AM
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What a flaming asshole.  I'm glad the restaurant manager threw him out. The dude should be banned from the restaurant too. 

numbr1wmn
by Lina on May. 16, 2018 at 10:57 AM

I think people should learn to shut up.  I don't think people think it's a "white" thing . 


couture-mommy
by "CMs Angela Rye" on May. 16, 2018 at 10:58 AM
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I know you don't.
You would never give that a thought.

Quoting numbr1wmn:

I think people should learn to shut up.  I don't think people think it's a "white" thing . 

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