Skip to comments.Told to wear a mask at Kansas City area BBQ restaurant, man in MAGA hat flashes a gun
Posted on 07/13/2020 8:09:44 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
Arlo Kinsey was working behind the carryout counter at RJs Bob-Be-Que Shack in Mission last week when a middle-aged man dressed in a red Make America Great Again hat and no mask walked through the door.
I asked him if he could wear a mask, since its what Gov. Kelly told us to do, said Kinsey, 18, who was working shifts at the barbecue joint this summer before heading off to college. He had dealt with a handful of customers who refused to wear masks inside the restaurant despite the statewide mandate but none like this, he said.
The man said he had an exemption to the mask order: He then lifted up his shirt, revealing a gun in a holster on his hip.
It was definitely a threat, Kinsey said. I was looking at the gun thinking he was going to shoot me.
My first thought was, I work in customer service and this is really whats going to happen? All were asking is that you wear a mask for a couple of minutes. We could have taken your order outside if you didnt want to. But you go into an air conditioned area without a mask on, and if I tell you to wear one, youre going to shoot me? Wow. I make $8.50 an hour, plus tips for this?
Kinsey called for his boss, Bob Palmgren, owner of the 17-year-old restaurant in suburban Kansas City, off Lamar Avenue and Johnson Drive in Mission. Palmgren was in the back, working in the kitchen.
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I’m not fan of wearing masks, but their business, their rules. If you don’t want to follow a businesses rules, then don’t patronize it. But don’t be an ass.
This is not a good story... if it is actually true.
jesus. someone lock that guy in a closet until mid-November.
sounds like a “false flag” by to me...
You know folks, we’re the front lines of Conservatism, and
all eyes are on us.
One dumb ass like this can cause negative ripples across
a wide body of the public.
Please don’t wear a MAGA and go all postal on folks. Good
grief. Do we need to tell folks that? Really?
What he did was a felony. If true.
Showings the gun was probably not a great idea. Just turn around and walk out.
Makes Trump supporters look like dangerous jerks.
Could have been a Leftist plant.
Whoa this is Maga country.
All the false flags and hoax stories and people here jump to conclusions.
I assume this is bullshit unless 100% proof given of not only what happened but who this guy is
The guy was a “Guest” in a private business.....flashes his gun at a snowflake is not a good mix! They both over-reacted.
I would not be surprised if this wasn’t a leftist crisis actor, paid $50 for a job.
It’s a made up hoax. No visual evidence, not witnesses. This soy boy, take a look at his picture, made it up. Just like a fake hate crime.
Politicizing masks is silly.
Appropriate in some areas, not in others.
Depends on the local conditions.
These ridiculous Covid-19 restrictions are going to have consequences. We are a nation of gutless sheep.
Mission is in Kansas.. they have an education democrat governor Kelly!!!
Has this story been verified as true?
Sounds legit. BUT if he had called everyone a racist and torched the place it wouldn’t have made the news.
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