Landlord fights 'White Only' pool sign ruling

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  1. smile72
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    Oh wait, this is in GOTC, ok then.
    The landlord is an asshole.
     
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    Firstly its disgusting, but sadly these opinions still exist, the only thing that shocks me is that the landlord was so stupid as to make the feelings public by putting up a sign like that.

    Now that the story has gone National im sure that if this case sees trial then an example will be made, with what will prob be a big big fine
     
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    Not really just wanted opinions. And if you don't care which you sound like you don't why waste your time posting.
     
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    There are ways of saying "no hair relaxers/products allowed in the pool" (oh look, there's one) without being a racist asshole. His excuse is therefore bullshit and he was just being a racist asshole.
     
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    Ha ha! Talk about a person literally from 20-30 years back.

    The hillbilly should get a hefty fine, a welcome sign to the 21st century.
     
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    If I paint myself white, do I get in?
     
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    Well, d'uh! Good camuflage is the basis of behind enemy lines combat swimming.

    Just make sure it's waterproof.

    EDIT: By the way, remember kids!

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    Some are for whites only! Check the box for details!
     
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    I was going to make a joke about how stupid and backward this landlord is, but then I realized something: he's already a joke.
     
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    Assuming he has a valid reason, perhaps ask the family to not use such chemicals in her hair? No need to get racist about it.
     
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    He was well within his civil rights.

    Everyone who disagrees is brainwashed.

    What's next, the government tells you who to date?
     
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    how was he ?
     
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    Your civil rights end where other people's rights begin. It's not the 80ties anymore, you don't have separate seats at the back of the bus for people of colour. A landlord has nothing to say as to which residents use the facilities, all of them regardless of race have equal right to use them and if you think otherwise them perhaps you should look out the window and say hi to the 21st century. We welcome you, cave men and women. Today racism is frowned upon.
     
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    Didn't know this forum had racists. Good to know.
     
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    Personally I'm not sure if the guy is trollolo or actually racist.
     
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    Are you retarded?
    Being a racist redneck isn't within someones "civil rights". I don't think you even know what's going on, based on...well, your entire post.

    If a sign was posted saying anyone with hair chemicals couldn't swim, then that's within his rights. Being a racist tard is NOT.
     
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    Sorry to break this to you, but there was something called the Civil Rights Act a while back, in 1964 I believe. I mean, it wasn't major or anything, it just completely outlawed racial segregation in public accommodations (like, for example, a public swimming pool).

    Defending this blatant racism is bad enough already; being completely ignorant of your own country's history just makes it worse.
     
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    So you're saying that even though you purchase a house with your hard-earned money spent laboring over the years, you have no say in who lives in it?

    Crazy.

    If I own a residence, I'd like to be able to say who I'd like to live in it.

    And to the Gahars guy... I am way more aware of our country's history than you are. The "Civil Rights Act" is no more civil rights than the "Federal Reserve" is federal. You speak of it as if only 30 to 40 years ago is our country's history. Civil rights go way before that.
     
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    Well I am not saying this because I think its right but... The landlord had all the rights to do that, after all its his pool and he decides what he wants to do with it... Although I do disagree of what he is doing as he is an asshole, but he does legally have the rights.... Its his property and he can do anything he chooses that he wants with it.
     
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    He's offering a public service. That service is offering people places to live. The pool comes with that agreement. I think you can figure out the rest.

    Just because he owns the place of business doesn't mean he can choose who uses that service based on skin color.
     
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