Reader Question: Diaper’d Dealings?

2
700
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Here’s the latest reader question, along with my reply!

Sam writes: Ran into the first time where we were asked to actually leave a store today – an independent consignment shop of all places – where we (my parents and I who all had today off from work to spend time together) were approached and asked if “we had masks and if we could put one on.” I turned around and asked why and the guy, who couldn’t have been more than a couple of years older than I, gave me the BS answer that there “is a mandate in Ohio and the county.” I told him that “a mandate wasn’t a law, and the state does not have the authority to require the public at large to wear a mask for any reason. Then he quickly switched his tune to “this is private property and we require all customers to wear a mask. If you don’t have a mask, since this is private property,” (he mentioned this twice), “I’m going to have to ask you to leave.”

He got us there – it is private property, and so we did comply with that – otherwise the AGWs would have been called on us, and we were not going to Face Diaper. On the way out, I told him and anyone who could hear that “you just lost our business” and “you guys have a very stupid policy.” After all, nowhere else have we or by myself been stopped and told to leave the premises of any store, shop or burger joint; everybody has the stupid signs – but they don’t mean anything to freethinking people. My father, in his sixties, was more unabashed and may have used an expletive in saying loudly “this is f****** retarded,” and “you’re all a bunch of sheep!,” as we exited the store. We could feel the eyes on our backs as we walked out. Needless to say: Won’t be shopping there, probably ever again. As if they give a Baaaaa!

My reply: I had a similar encounter at Plato’s Closet – a cheap/second-hand clothes place I used to frequent but never will again. I wish, in retrospect, that I had had the presence of mind not to simply refuse the Diaper Injunction – presented by a store clerk – but rather asked to see the manager and asked whether he understood that it is illegal for a business to deny service to people based on medical conditions/handicaps. Then wait and say nothing, to see what the manager says. Ideally, recording the interaction – visibly, to get the point across.

They use intimidation tactics against us – I see no reason not to use the same against them.

I plan to do this next time I am forced to deal with one of these maniacs.

PS: Have you noticed that the Diaper also looks like a Face Speedo? With the idiot wearer’s chin and mouth serving as the jutting-forward ball sack?

 

. . .

Got a question about cars, Libertarian politics – or anything else? Click on the “ask Eric” link and send ’em in!

If you like what you’ve found here please consider supporting EPautos. 

We depend on you to keep the wheels turning! 

Our donate button is here.

 If you prefer not to use PayPal, our mailing address is:

EPautos
721 Hummingbird Lane SE
Copper Hill, VA 24079

PS: Get an EPautos magnet or sticker or coaster in return for a $20 or more one-time donation or a $10 or more monthly recurring donation. (Please be sure to tell us you want a magnet or sticker or coaster – and also, provide an address, so we know where to mail the thing!)

If you’d like an ear tag – custom made! – just ask and it will be delivered.  

My latest eBook is also available for your favorite price – free! Click here.  If that fails, email me at EPeters952@yahoo.com and I will send you a copy directly!

 

Share Button

2 COMMENTS

  1. When it’s required that I “wear” a mask, what I do 99% of the time is to pull it down under my mouth, so my nose and mouth are unimpeded from breathing. I’ve only been asked a few times to pull it up, which i ignore, lol. I’ve the ordeal of almost aways having women employees, no men yet, chase me while screeching about wearing a mask, its quite hysterically funny actually. This whole exercise is about conditioning for the big future bugs that will be released on us in the next few years.

    • Hi Saxons,

      The other day, while working the self-checkout at Kroger, a “man” mumbled something unintelligible at me as he whisked himself out of the store. I didn’t reply because I wasn’t sure what he said – but in retrospect, I should have said -loudly – If you have something to say, be a man and say it.

LEAVE A REPLY