Tag Archives: missouri

Applebee’s That Racially Profiled Customers Will Close for a Bit to ‘Regroup’

Source: Grub Street NY

Applebee’s is temporarily shutting down a Missouri location after staff harangued two totally innocent black customers who a server claimed had dined and dashed the night before. Alexis Brison says that she and a friend were shopping at a mall in Independence on Saturday, got hungry, and stopped at …

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Thoughtful Tax Protester Leaves Server ‘Personal Gift’ Because ‘Taxation Is Theft’

Source: Grub Street NY

A server named Megan at a Tex-Mex spot in Missouri recently got this tip (or “tip,” more properly) from somebody who looks like they could be a big Grover Norquist fan:

On the receipt’s tip line, the customer put a zero and the battle cry “Taxation is theft.” …

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Man Caught Stealing Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Arrested for Trying to Burn Down Convenience Store

Source: Grub Street NY

This is going to sound made-up, but the St. Louis police say it’s not: A man named Joshua Crook tried setting a gas station on fire this weekend in order to punish a manager who stopped Crook from stealing a bag of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.

The store’s manager …

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