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(News 10 ABC Sacramento)   Group of mentally disabled adults kicked out of McDonald's because of A) discrimination; B) food fight; or C) shortage of Happy Meal toys   (news10.net) divider line 76
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2014-01-06 02:38:20 PM  
6 votes:
I thought congress had their own cafeteria.
2014-01-06 02:32:36 PM  
6 votes:
In a statement issued to News10, Dennis and Vicki Caldwell, the local owners of the restaurant, said, This recent situation involved a food fight within their group, and disruption to our other guests.

The Caldwells added it wasn't the first time such an incident has occurred.

We have consistently attempted to work with these guests and accommodate their needs as best we can, their statement read.

Gastinell says there was no food fight and her group was well behaved.

"We went in to eat. We weren't disruptive," she said.


What's the more likely scenario:

1.) McDonald's manager kicks out a group of paying regulars who are quietly enjoying their lunch, because they appear to be retarded

or...

2.) A group of retards got loud and rowdy, disrupting business and disturbing other patrons?
2014-01-06 02:56:24 PM  
5 votes:
I went to a Catholic HS that was not close to my home, so I had to take public transportation early on and then later again when I farked up my car. The morning bus had a large group of disabled adults (all with various forms of mental retardation). They could be extremely loud sometimes, but they were NEVER a problem. The only 'problem' they ever presented was being loud and occasionally having arguments where one didn't want to sit with others, or the one couple among them would be overly affectionate (not like teenage PDAs, more like little kids with crushes being loud and cute).

But these were big retarded adults and even though they took this same bus every single day to their job (they all worked in the same program, not sure what they did I felt it was rude to be too nosey about it) at least once a week there'd be some able bodied jackass who'd be a jackass. Sometimes it was just stares, mutters, and other shiat. Sometimes they'd actually flip out on the bus driver and make comments about how 'these people' should be on a short yellow bus or some shiat.

And this group knew it, they were not oblivious to this shiat. And they'd mock them so hard, it was hilarious. It was like watching a clique of kids just demolish a pain in the ass adult.

They sometimes made me feel uncomfortable, not because they were doing anything wrong, but because I felt awkward and unsure what to do. Or couldn't tune them out because they were noisy. But none of this was THEIR problem, and I never made it such.

I've never seen a group of adults disabled in this way EVER create a problem in a public space beyond what I mentioned. It intrudes on people's comfort zones, and so the fark what...that's not their problem. And I'd take them over rowdy teens every single day of the week, or crying children. And if I lived locally I'd be making sure everyone boycotted the fark out of that McDonalds.
2014-01-06 02:49:50 PM  
5 votes:

Sin_City_Superhero: What's the more likely scenario:

1.) McDonald's manager kicks out a group of paying regulars who are quietly enjoying their lunch, because they appear to be retarded

or...

2.) A group of retards got loud and rowdy, disrupting business and disturbing other patrons?


3.) You are a massive douche?

/If you are a patron that is disturbed by a handicapped person making funny noises then screw you, seriously.
2014-01-06 04:35:10 PM  
4 votes:
I hope this starts a trend, I'd love to see restaurants kick out anyone who is being an asshole, disturbing other patrons.  Bratty kid eating sugar and kicking the booth seat?  You're gone.  Old people who spill food all over themselves?  Booted.  Wannabe MILFs who raise the volume to 11 after one "appletini?"  Bounce them.
2014-01-06 02:58:50 PM  
4 votes:

simkatu: 3.) You are a massive douche?

/If you are a patron that is disturbed by a handicapped person making funny noises then screw you, seriously.


Wait...I'm a douche because I pointed out that it's possible this lady was lying? Or am I a douche because I like to eat in peace? Dude, I'm a douche for a lot of reasons...this ain't one of 'em.
2014-01-06 04:23:26 PM  
3 votes:
In today's age of "full inclusion," I don't have a problem with McDonalds kicking them out for throwing food and making other paying customers uncomfortable--just as they would a group of high school kids being assholes or drunks coming in after the bar closes.

If they treated them differently, used derogatory language, or focused on the actors not the actions, then f*ck McDonalds.
2014-01-06 03:39:52 PM  
3 votes:

Dragonflew: DROxINxTHExWIND: Dragonflew: DROxINxTHExWIND: Dragonflew: simkatu: If you are a patron that is disturbed by a handicapped person making funny noises then screw you, seriously.

Exactly. People with disabilities have carte blanche, you're not allowed to be disturbed by the screaming or flying food. It doesn't matter if you have paid $5 or $200 for your meal, you must keep your mouth shut if the atmosphere and your experience is completely ruined by someone with mental disabilities.


Smh. Folks like you are the reason these people spent generations jailed in hospitals. Fark your atmosphere. Be a human being.

I am just sick of people like YOU insisting that I walk on egg shells everywhere I go.

Not at all. You're free to express your opinion about whether mentally handicapped individuals should be able to share a dining room with you and I'm free to think it makes you a dick. *Shrug* We're all entitled to an opinion.

So you are saying you would not be disturbed at all if someone beside you was screaming and throwing food all throughout your meal, the latter of which is a documented occurrence in the article? And you say *I* am not human? I am not talking about storming out or even saying anything, I am talking about just the act of being bothered by it, which you seem to think makes someone inhuman.



First, the throwing of food was disputed. We have a he said/she said situation here. Second, in your original comment you suggested that you would not "keep your mouth shut" if metally handicapped individuals were "ruining" your meal. That suggests to me that you would do more than sit quietly and just be bothered by it. To respond to your question, I go to a Chinese resturant in the area for lunch a few times per month. There is a woman who, musch like toewoman in the article, comes to the resturant with a group of 6 or 7 mentally handicapped people. It is a buffet-style resturant. Sometimes, I may get stuck behind one or three of the handicapped people in the line. Or course, they need a little bit of assistance to communicate what they want to the server behind the counter. Is it an inconvenience to have to sit behind them and wait for an extra 5 - 10 minutes? Sure. i'm at lunch where every moment counts. But as a human being, I'm not going to sit behind them huffing and puffing or toe tapping (as some assholes do) to show how my life is ruined because of their presence. What you'll find out one day is that life is far too short to biatch and worry about some of the stupid shiat people worry about. You're complaining about the "atmosphere" and here are a group of people who may not have the mental capability to see the world as you do. Consider yourself blessed.
2014-01-06 03:18:21 PM  
3 votes:
I agree, this is horrible.  No one should eat at McDonalds.
2014-01-06 03:16:12 PM  
3 votes:

DROxINxTHExWIND: Dragonflew: simkatu: If you are a patron that is disturbed by a handicapped person making funny noises then screw you, seriously.

Exactly. People with disabilities have carte blanche, you're not allowed to be disturbed by the screaming or flying food. It doesn't matter if you have paid $5 or $200 for your meal, you must keep your mouth shut if the atmosphere and your experience is completely ruined by someone with mental disabilities.


Smh. Folks like you are the reason these people spent generations jailed in hospitals. Fark your atmosphere. Be a human being.


I am just sick of people like YOU insisting that I walk on egg shells everywhere I go.
2014-01-06 03:07:11 PM  
3 votes:

Dragonflew: simkatu: If you are a patron that is disturbed by a handicapped person making funny noises then screw you, seriously.

Exactly. People with disabilities have carte blanche, you're not allowed to be disturbed by the screaming or flying food. It doesn't matter if you have paid $5 or $200 for your meal, you must keep your mouth shut if the atmosphere and your experience is completely ruined by someone with mental disabilities.



Smh. Folks like you are the reason these people spent generations jailed in hospitals. Fark your atmosphere. Be a human being.
2014-01-06 02:27:54 PM  
3 votes:

Tymast: milkmen are nicer then

than that, they'll take them to the zoo.
2014-01-06 06:38:03 PM  
2 votes:

Autistic Hiker: TerminalEchoes: Get off your cross, you arrogant prick. A patron has a reasonable expectation to enjoy his/her lunch without being disturbed. If you can't control your behavior or actions in public, you shouldn't be allowed into public. Full stop.

Are we extending that rule to the non-disabled?  Because that would exclude a hell of a lot of people, for example everyone who has ever been publicly inebriated.

Or, what's more likely, do you define "disturbed" as the state of being exposed to the disabled?  Because if so, get over yourself and grow the fark up.


Wow, nice strawman there. Being born mentally disabled doesn't give you a 'get out of jail free card' when it comes to causing a public disturbance. If you or someone you're caring for disrupts an otherwise pleasant and orderly restaurant and you get called out for it, you are not the victim.
2014-01-06 06:33:04 PM  
2 votes:

Gilligann: Who remembers tardblog.com?

Doesn't seem to be up anymore, although you can buy the domain name.


Oh man. People already think I am a dick, so what the hell... that site was funny as balls, especially when it was Riti writing.   Here are some archives for you.
2014-01-06 06:28:59 PM  
2 votes:
Who remembers tardblog.com?

Doesn't seem to be up anymore, although you can buy the domain name.
2014-01-06 05:49:27 PM  
2 votes:

TerminalEchoes: Get off your cross, you arrogant prick. A patron has a reasonable expectation to enjoy his/her lunch without being disturbed. If you can't control your behavior or actions in public, you shouldn't be allowed into public. Full stop.


So much this. I never once said that mentally handicapped people should be asked to leave just because they are handicapped. That would be disgusting. But asking them to leave when they are making a scene or being disruptive *IS* treating them like every other human being, expecting them to follow the same rules.
2014-01-06 05:34:59 PM  
2 votes:

TerminalEchoes: Get off your cross, you arrogant prick. A patron has a reasonable expectation to enjoy his/her lunch without being disturbed. If you can't control your behavior or actions in public, you shouldn't be allowed into public. Full stop.


Are we extending that rule to the non-disabled?  Because that would exclude a hell of a lot of people, for example everyone who has ever been publicly inebriated.

Or, what's more likely, do you define "disturbed" as the state of being exposed to the disabled?  Because if so, get over yourself and grow the fark up.
2014-01-06 04:51:50 PM  
2 votes:

simkatu: Sin_City_Superhero: What's the more likely scenario:

1.) McDonald's manager kicks out a group of paying regulars who are quietly enjoying their lunch, because they appear to be retarded

or...

2.) A group of retards got loud and rowdy, disrupting business and disturbing other patrons?

3.) You are a massive douche?

/If you are a patron that is disturbed by a handicapped person making funny noises then screw you, seriously.


Get off your cross, you arrogant prick. A patron has a reasonable expectation to enjoy his/her lunch without being disturbed. If you can't control your behavior or actions in public, you shouldn't be allowed into public. Full stop.
2014-01-06 04:29:53 PM  
2 votes:

mainstreet62: I don't understand why it's so difficult to be nice to mentally handicapped people. Oh, you were expecting 5 star service in a McDonalds? Let me sing you the song of my people!

Is it that hard to understand that their lives suck over something they had, and STILL have, no control over?

Get over yourselves, and count your blessings.


The retarded are capable of learning to control themselves and behave appropriately.

"But... potato" isn't an excuse.
2014-01-06 03:57:10 PM  
2 votes:
If someone is throwing food and being obnoxiously loud in a restaurant, that person is the one being a dick, not the other people who notice said dickish behavior and get annoyed. Doesn't matter how retarded you are, you can still act like a dick and should get called out on it.
2014-01-06 03:31:22 PM  
2 votes:

Odd Bird: Gunderson: [2.bp.blogspot.com image 426x640]

Thats hot

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It's an Asian chick. She could be 45 and still look like jailbait.
2014-01-06 03:29:16 PM  
2 votes:
Wait, the answer was not C?  I thought the answer was always C.  What happened to the Fark I used to know and love?  My whole life is a lie!
2014-01-06 03:26:24 PM  
2 votes:
2.bp.blogspot.com

Thats hot
2014-01-06 03:25:08 PM  
2 votes:
Dragonflew:  People with disabilitiesChildren have carte blanche, you're not allowed to be disturbed by the screaming or flying food. It doesn't matter if you have paid $5 or $200 for your meal, you must keep your mouth shut if the atmosphere and your experience is completely ruined by someone with mental disabilities. Children.

/Closer to reality than the disruptive retarded folk argument.
2014-01-06 03:08:16 PM  
2 votes:

mainstreet62: I don't understand why it's so difficult to be nice to mentally handicapped people. Oh, you were expecting 5 star service in a McDonalds? Let me sing you the song of my people!

Is it that hard to understand that their lives suck over something they had, and STILL have, no control over?

Get over yourselves, and count your blessings.


According to the franchise owners, this group had food fights on multiple occasions.  Would you excuse that behavior in your establishment if the perpetrator had a mental handicap?  I might, but only once.
dada.warped.com
2014-01-06 03:05:43 PM  
2 votes:

natazha: "she rounded up her clients"

And precisely why did a group of people that were "eating quietly" need rounding up? More likely, they were acting out (AKA making a lot of noise, wandering around and annoying everyone else). I've seen caretakers just sit and munch away while their "clients" toss food, bang on their trays, scream, throw tantrums, etc.


Hmm, maybe because mentally disabled people might need more time than an able-minded person to grasp the concept 'we're going home now'? I mean, hell, you have to 'round up' adults with no attention span sometimes, even if they aren't being a pain. There's a  reason there are professionals hired to do this shiat. It takes time.
2014-01-06 02:51:24 PM  
2 votes:

simkatu: Sin_City_Superhero: What's the more likely scenario:

1.) McDonald's manager kicks out a group of paying regulars who are quietly enjoying their lunch, because they appear to be retarded

or...

2.) A group of retards got loud and rowdy, disrupting business and disturbing other patrons?

3.) You are a massive douche?

/If you are a patron that is disturbed by a handicapped person making funny noises then screw you, seriously.


And this. All of this.
2014-01-06 02:42:23 PM  
2 votes:
Every McDonalds in the world has video surveillance. This is something that could be proven or dis proven with 5 minutes of work. So I guess we better run the story on the internet so the whole world can read it, without doing that 5 minutes of journalism.
2014-01-06 02:32:02 PM  
2 votes:

EdNortonsTwin: EdNortonsTwin: Just because they're retarded, doesn't mean their too stupid to play the victim card.

*sigh*



Is anyone wronged for anything anymore? You all play the "you're playing the victim" card so much that its MORE worn out than the victim card.
2014-01-06 02:27:26 PM  
2 votes:

EdNortonsTwin: Just because they're retarded, doesn't mean their too stupid to play the victim card.


*sigh*
2014-01-06 02:26:16 PM  
2 votes:
Just because they're retarded, doesn't mean their too stupid to play the victim card.
2014-01-06 01:14:11 PM  
2 votes:
Ding fries are done.
2014-01-07 02:26:25 PM  
1 votes:

simkatu: scottydoesntknow:   Hold on, why do you get to invent scenarios and he doesn't?

I am inventing scenarios for him to point out that none of what he wrote is based in any evidence or reality.  Nobody reported being hit by greasy food, or getting puked on, or having sharp knives thrown at them.  That's just imaginary stuff.  I freely admit that my scenarios are made up.  This douchnozzle still holds on to his fantasies though.

/Oh well.  I'd much rather eat with a room full of disabled people than a single asshole like him.


Oh simkatu, you truly wear the crown of thorns  for the mentally retarded - don't you. The manager reported numerous food fights; it is not a stretch to invision that fries and burgers got thrown around - is it?.  How you leapfrogged from that to throwing sharp knives at people kids (wtf) and silly misplaced indignation can truly be explained by your resolve to be a self-righteous ass-hat of the highest order.

Put simply, you are the asshole.

Now, go fark yourself.
2014-01-06 11:53:16 PM  
1 votes:

Bonobo62: Oh please. When I go to McDonalds, I expect to see shiat like this. I'm a little disappointed if nothing out of the ordinary happens. I don't go to McDonalds for the gourmet cuisine, and I don't go for the fine dining experience. I go for the freak show.


This. Who the hell goes to McDonald's expecting a quiet, serene, uneventful meal. Whether it be children running around you, asshole teenagers, the interesting wafts of "air" whenever someone opens the bathroom, Samuel L Jackson sprinting in and shotgunning the place....Going to McDonald's not expecting the worst is like climbing into the the tiger pit and not expecting to get bit.
/Watching mentally challenged people having a food fight would actually be simply delightful. Yes, I know I'm going to hell.
2014-01-06 10:10:20 PM  
1 votes:
Oh please. When I go to McDonalds, I expect to see shiat like this. I'm a little disappointed if nothing out of the ordinary happens. I don't go to McDonalds for the gourmet cuisine, and I don't go for the fine dining experience. I go for the freak show.
2014-01-06 07:31:15 PM  
1 votes:
I assume everyone in McDonalds is mentally handicapped, including myself.

If you're gonna be antisocial, do it there, it's not just tolerated, it's celebrated.
2014-01-06 05:58:05 PM  
1 votes:

simkatu: I've been to very classy places and country clubs and some of the most expensive places around here anyway, and I've seen people that bring their disabled children and disabled adult children that make loud funny noises at inappropriate times. I didn't feel that inconvenienced by it all. Sometimes it makes me feel sad because I know how difficult life must be for the disabled person and their caregivers. Sometimes it makes me feel good that the family isn't ashamed to let their child experience the world.

And if I saw a douchebag like you in one of the "classy places" I'd be appalled at your behavior and embarrassed for you and your family.

/So you got $50? That buys you the disabled free zone you prick?


Let us review:
1) you're the one who seems to think that it is alright to misbehave at a place like McDonalds.
2) you're going off on some tangent about how respectful and tolerant you are towards the disabled at country clubs.  When people accuse you of being racist, do you respond by saying how many black friends you have?
3) you're accusing me of behavior I just said was unacceptable
4) you're calling anyone who disagrees with you a douche and a prick.

Tell your mommy that you need to up the dosage on your meds.  Clearly, you're having a bad day.
2014-01-06 05:58:03 PM  
1 votes:

syzygy whizz: EdNortonsTwin: Just because they're retarded, doesn't mean their too stupid to play the victim card.

THIS
I work in a group home for the developmentally disabled.
While the guys have their limits and deficits, they are just about the furthest thing from 'stupid' that I've run across.

They know what cards are in their decks, so to speak, and they play them brilliantly.

Staff who come on board thinking the guys are 'just so special' and deserve sympathy for their condition wind up dancing a merry jig and wound around fingers.*

'Retarded' or not, you take what you have available to you and you make it work for you.
Wow...that's...that's just normal, isn't it...


* Coming from a background of helping elderly/disabled, I'd already learned about 'How not to be manipulated'.


That's an excellent explanation which pretty neatly describes why I really don't like them. People automatically excuse them just because they're "special" all the time, but much more so than with "normal" people, you never know what they're really capable of. Between that and a few bad experiences, I keep my distance.
2014-01-06 05:46:02 PM  
1 votes:

JesusJuice: The retarded are capable of learning to control themselves and behave appropriately.


Indeed.

Many of them even have fark accounts.
2014-01-06 05:27:18 PM  
1 votes:

trappedspirit: simkatu: Sin_City_Superhero: What's the more likely scenario:

1.) McDonald's manager kicks out a group of paying regulars who are quietly enjoying their lunch, because they appear to be retarded

or...

2.) A group of retards got loud and rowdy, disrupting business and disturbing other patrons?

3.) You are a massive douche?

/If you are a patron that is disturbed by a handicapped person making funny noises then screw you, seriously.

They might have been getting all huggy


No, no. See, it's OK because they're handicapped. Because of their handicap, they are completely exempted from all social protocols. You can't get mad at them, no matter how badly they behave, because they're handicapped.
2014-01-06 05:24:31 PM  
1 votes:

simkatu: Dinjiin: Somebody must think that manners and inside voices are for classy places, like Applebee's and the Outback, and not for fast food restaurants like McDonald's.  And if you disagree, you're a douche.

I've been to very classy places and country clubs and some of the most expensive places around here anyway, and I've seen people that bring their disabled children and disabled adult children that make loud funny noises at inappropriate times.  I didn't feel that inconvenienced by it all.  Sometimes it makes me feel sad because I know how difficult life must be for the disabled person and their caregivers.   Sometimes it makes me feel good that the family isn't ashamed to let their child experience the world.

And if I saw a douchebag like you in one of the "classy places" I'd be appalled at your behavior and embarrassed for you and your family.


But would you say anything to him? Would you call him out for being a "prick" in public? Or would you have the same passive attitude towards him as you do towards the retards causing a disruption?
2014-01-06 05:16:25 PM  
1 votes:

Dinjiin: Somebody must think that manners and inside voices are for classy places, like Applebee's and the Outback, and not for fast food restaurants like McDonald's.  And if you disagree, you're a douche.


I've been to very classy places and country clubs and some of the most expensive places around here anyway, and I've seen people that bring their disabled children and disabled adult children that make loud funny noises at inappropriate times.  I didn't feel that inconvenienced by it all.  Sometimes it makes me feel sad because I know how difficult life must be for the disabled person and their caregivers.   Sometimes it makes me feel good that the family isn't ashamed to let their child experience the world.

And if I saw a douchebag like you in one of the "classy places" I'd be appalled at your behavior and embarrassed for you and your family.

/So you got $50?  That buys you the disabled free zone you prick?
2014-01-06 04:44:27 PM  
1 votes:

Timmy the Tumor: I hope this starts a trend, I'd love to see restaurants kick out anyone who is being an asshole, disturbing other patrons. Bratty kid eating sugar and kicking the booth seat?


Not just restaurants, either. Apply that to airplanes, and movie theaters, too. Rowdy kid kicking your seatback on your flight to Charlotte?...tossed out at 30,000 feet! Dumbshiat on his phone in the movie theater?...take him out back and beat the shiat out of him/her!
2014-01-06 04:21:24 PM  
1 votes:

The My Little Pony Killer: DROxINxTHExWIND: Dragonflew: simkatu: If you are a patron that is disturbed by a handicapped person making funny noises then screw you, seriously.

Exactly. People with disabilities have carte blanche, you're not allowed to be disturbed by the screaming or flying food. It doesn't matter if you have paid $5 or $200 for your meal, you must keep your mouth shut if the atmosphere and your experience is completely ruined by someone with mental disabilities.


Smh. Folks like you are the reason these people spent generations jailed in hospitals. Fark your atmosphere. Be a human being.

If you are going to McDonald's for the atmosphere...


I would consider eating my meal in peace without a food fight going on around me to part of the atmosphere.  So, no, I don't expect food fights at McDonald's as a normal part of my visit.
2014-01-06 04:21:23 PM  
1 votes:
Look at that retard eating that cracker like they own the farking place!?!?
2014-01-06 04:19:28 PM  
1 votes:
McDonald's can easily clear their name by showing a video of the incident, at least if they keep records of those security camera feeds. If the group was really being rowdy, you can't really blame McDonald's for kicking them out. The manager said there was a food fight that happened.

Let's say you're eating and then a group of people starting having a food fight, and then onions, pieces of meat, and all sorts of condiments started raining on you. You would probably consider leaving the place, or if you can't control yourself, you might get really angry and confront the people. Having a bunch of very disruptive people can damage a business.

For a big company like McDonald's, you can be sure that they're all about equality and sucking the money out of everyone, whether you're able minded or not. It's really just hard to let people eat in your restaurant if they're causing other people a lot of problems. It's different from some kid who's just crying non-stop or some mentally challenged kid trying to eat his table. Those can be easily excused, but food turned into projectiles are definitely harder to deal with.
2014-01-06 04:19:24 PM  
1 votes:
CSB

I was managing a  bar/restuarant on Bourbon St. when a couple came in with three mentally disabled adults.  The parents/caretakers said they loved piano music so they were bringing them there. Fortunately for me I managed the Bourbon St. side and no where near the piano bar.

So about an hour later one goes to the bathroom and smears shiat all over the walls, and one of the waiter's brings him to the table, and the caretaker says "he does that" with no offer to go and clean said shiat off of the wall.

Then in this smoky, crowded den of voice one of the disabled adults jumps up and starts doing his rendition of Snoopy's happy dancy knocking about six tables over.

They were asked to leave, and the victim card came out.  They were going to the news, call the newspapers, because they were being discriminated against.

The GM came out and said he would be happy to call the police and the papers and let them know what great parents they were by taking the snowflakes into a barroom.

I can have a lot of tolerance with mentally disabled and just normally intelligent dumbasses.  But neither get free hall passes to act like whirling dervishes.
2014-01-06 04:09:04 PM  
1 votes:
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2014-01-06 04:01:33 PM  
1 votes:
We have numerous mentally handicapped clients that come into the movie theater where I work on a daily basis. It's a popular place for the aides to bring them, not because the clients want to be there, or even have the capacity to sit still for 2 hours and not be disruptive, but because the aides who assist the clients get in for free per the ADA law. Many times the aides assisting these people bring them into R rated films that are clearly disturbing, scary, or at least grossly inappropriate for the mentally handicapped to be watching. So of course the aide brings the client into Texas Chainsaw Slasherfest on Elm Street 5, and does not care when the handicapped person starts behaving disruptively, and then get indignant when we tell them they need to calm their client down or leave.

It's not the mentally handicapped persons fault that they are disruptive, it is the fault of the caregivers for being unwilling or unable to operate within the limitations of what each individual person is capable of, and see the job of taking care of these people as an easy way to get free movies or free meals, or whatever. Of course, there's no oversight when it comes to how these people are taken care of, and the governments solution is to just keep throwing money at these negligent operations that take care of the mentally handicapped.
2014-01-06 03:55:16 PM  
1 votes:

natazha: I've seen caretakers just sit and munch away while their "clients" toss food, bang on their trays, scream, throw tantrums, etc.


Those are called "parents." Those "clients" are often referred to as "children"
2014-01-06 03:28:26 PM  
1 votes:

Odd Bird: mainstreet62: I don't understand why it's so difficult to be nice to mentally handicapped people. Oh, you were expecting 5 star service in a McDonalds? Let me sing you the song of my people!

Is it that hard to understand that their lives suck over something they had, and STILL have, no control over?

Get over yourselves, and count your blessings.

According to the franchise owners, this group had food fights on multiple occasions.  Would you excuse that behavior in your establishment if the perpetrator had a mental handicap?  I might, but only once.
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I would always excuse it, it's not like these people have a choice.
2014-01-06 03:27:49 PM  
1 votes:

DROxINxTHExWIND: Dragonflew: simkatu: If you are a patron that is disturbed by a handicapped person making funny noises then screw you, seriously.

Exactly. People with disabilities have carte blanche, you're not allowed to be disturbed by the screaming or flying food. It doesn't matter if you have paid $5 or $200 for your meal, you must keep your mouth shut if the atmosphere and your experience is completely ruined by someone with mental disabilities.


Smh. Folks like you are the reason these people spent generations jailed in hospitals. Fark your atmosphere. Be a human being.


If you are going to McDonald's for the atmosphere...
2014-01-06 03:26:01 PM  
1 votes:

flynn80: I thought congress had their own cafeteria.


/thread
2014-01-06 03:08:44 PM  
1 votes:

simkatu: /If you are a patron that is disturbed by a handicapped person making funny noises then screw you, seriously.


Yeah, It's all I can do not to smack the crap out of people who aren't retarded yet act like it.
Cell phones, and yakking it up while driving. Walking talking soon to be TBIs, and they have no idea how close they come on a daily basis to becoming a sole family member in a PRAC 811 project, Pissing their pants like a GOP senator trying to move more money toward Freedom! and PATRIOTISM!.
And THOSE folks actually almost qualify for being retarded.
You get 6 folks in a Mickky Dees that have little or no IQ points and it's no fault of their own, and you gotta just think, there' but for the grace of FSM, go I.
And I don't often eat at McDildoes, but when I do, I thank his noodely appendeges I dont' work in one.
I have to end rant now and take my heart meds.
2014-01-06 03:08:41 PM  
1 votes:

Mambo Bananapatch: Sin_City_Superhero: In a statement issued to News10, Dennis and Vicki Caldwell, the local owners of the restaurant, said, This recent situation involved a food fight within their group, and disruption to our other guests.

The Caldwells added it wasn't the first time such an incident has occurred.

We have consistently attempted to work with these guests and accommodate their needs as best we can, their statement read.

Gastinell says there was no food fight and her group was well behaved.

"We went in to eat. We weren't disruptive," she said.

What's the more likely scenario:

1.) McDonald's manager kicks out a group of paying regulars who are quietly enjoying their lunch, because they appear to be retarded

or...

2.) A group of retards got loud and rowdy, disrupting business and disturbing other patrons?

I will accept 2 if it the manager can demonstrate a history of refusing to serve non-retarded noisy children who eat there.

Actually, I won't, as mentally disabled people deserve a bit of slack.


if the manager
2014-01-06 03:07:58 PM  
1 votes:

Sin_City_Superhero: In a statement issued to News10, Dennis and Vicki Caldwell, the local owners of the restaurant, said, This recent situation involved a food fight within their group, and disruption to our other guests.

The Caldwells added it wasn't the first time such an incident has occurred.

We have consistently attempted to work with these guests and accommodate their needs as best we can, their statement read.

Gastinell says there was no food fight and her group was well behaved.

"We went in to eat. We weren't disruptive," she said.

What's the more likely scenario:

1.) McDonald's manager kicks out a group of paying regulars who are quietly enjoying their lunch, because they appear to be retarded

or...

2.) A group of retards got loud and rowdy, disrupting business and disturbing other patrons?


I will accept 2 if it the manager can demonstrate a history of refusing to serve non-retarded noisy children who eat there.

Actually, I won't, as mentally disabled people deserve a bit of slack.
2014-01-06 03:06:02 PM  
1 votes:

EdNortonsTwin: Seriously, if you don't like being pelted by half eaten hamburgers and greasy fries you can just move to another table. Of course that also shows that you are an intolerant bastage.


Or you can just make up things to fit your own personal narrative.  It's hard to argue with the imaginary case you have created in your mind.

Maybe you can have a few disabled people vomiting on your mother's lap in your version of the events?

/Or maybe they were throwing sharp knives at your kids?
2014-01-06 02:59:32 PM  
1 votes:

Lady Indica: I went to a Catholic HS that was not close to my home, so I had to take public transportation early on and then later again when I farked up my car. The morning bus had a large group of disabled adults (all with various forms of mental retardation). They could be extremely loud sometimes, but they were NEVER a problem. The only 'problem' they ever presented was being loud and occasionally having arguments where one didn't want to sit with others, or the one couple among them would be overly affectionate (not like teenage PDAs, more like little kids with crushes being loud and cute).

But these were big retarded adults and even though they took this same bus every single day to their job (they all worked in the same program, not sure what they did I felt it was rude to be too nosey about it) at least once a week there'd be some able bodied jackass who'd be a jackass. Sometimes it was just stares, mutters, and other shiat. Sometimes they'd actually flip out on the bus driver and make comments about how 'these people' should be on a short yellow bus or some shiat.

And this group knew it, they were not oblivious to this shiat. And they'd mock them so hard, it was hilarious. It was like watching a clique of kids just demolish a pain in the ass adult.

They sometimes made me feel uncomfortable, not because they were doing anything wrong, but because I felt awkward and unsure what to do. Or couldn't tune them out because they were noisy. But none of this was THEIR problem, and I never made it such.

I've never seen a group of adults disabled in this way EVER create a problem in a public space beyond what I mentioned. It intrudes on people's comfort zones, and so the fark what...that's not their problem. And I'd take them over rowdy teens every single day of the week, or crying children. And if I lived locally I'd be making sure everyone boycotted the fark out of that McDonalds.


Anecdata(TM) - Because everyone knows that their experience MUST be universally true.
2014-01-06 02:59:26 PM  
1 votes:

simkatu: If you are a patron that is disturbed by a handicapped person making funny noises then screw you, seriously.


Exactly. People with disabilities have carte blanche, you're not allowed to be disturbed by the screaming or flying food. It doesn't matter if you have paid $5 or $200 for your meal, you must keep your mouth shut if the atmosphere and your experience is completely ruined by someone with mental disabilities.
2014-01-06 02:58:16 PM  
1 votes:

The My Little Pony Killer: simkatu: Sin_City_Superhero: What's the more likely scenario:

1.) McDonald's manager kicks out a group of paying regulars who are quietly enjoying their lunch, because they appear to be retarded

or...

2.) A group of retards got loud and rowdy, disrupting business and disturbing other patrons?

3.) You are a massive douche?

/If you are a patron that is disturbed by a handicapped person making funny noises then screw you, seriously.

And this. All of this.


Seriously, if you don't like being pelted by half eaten hamburgers and greasy fries you can just move to another table. Of course that also shows that you are an intolerant bastage.
2014-01-06 02:57:18 PM  
1 votes:
They kicked em out? shiat, if it was any of the McDonalds near me, they would have handed em aprons and sent em back to take drive-thru orders.
2014-01-06 02:57:13 PM  
1 votes:
I don't understand why it's so difficult to be nice to mentally handicapped people. Oh, you were expecting 5 star service in a McDonalds? Let me sing you the song of my people!

Is it that hard to understand that their lives suck over something they had, and STILL have, no control over?

Get over yourselves, and count your blessings.
2014-01-06 02:52:18 PM  
1 votes:
"she rounded up her clients"

And precisely why did a group of people that were "eating quietly" need rounding up? More likely, they were acting out (AKA making a lot of noise, wandering around and annoying everyone else). I've seen caretakers just sit and munch away while their "clients" toss food, bang on their trays, scream, throw tantrums, etc.
2014-01-06 02:48:36 PM  
1 votes:
If these bleeding hearts have their way we'll be subjected to a world where out of control autistic kids are punching out little old ladies, retards are running around retail establishments knocking over displays, palsy victims are making a mess at the table in a restaurant, brain damaged waifs are drooling everywhere making everyone else physically ill, and kids with undiagnosed fungi are touching everything in sight. Do you honestly want a world like that?

Meanwhile, and a nearby table...............
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2014-01-06 02:43:05 PM  
1 votes:
How did he figure out who was a customer and who really was working the counter?
2014-01-06 02:40:56 PM  
1 votes:
They better not be out of Happy Meals toys! Thats the most nutritious thing on the menu.
2014-01-06 02:38:12 PM  
1 votes:

Sin_City_Superhero: What's the more likely scenario:

1.) McDonald's manager kicks out a group of paying regulars who are quietly enjoying their lunch, because they appear to be retarded

or...

2.) A group of retards got loud and rowdy, disrupting business and disturbing other patrons?


And the manager says that they've had problems with them in the past. Sounds like someone finally had enough of their shiat that they were getting away with because they were disabled.
2014-01-06 02:37:41 PM  
1 votes:

big pig peaches: Where the toys finger pappits?


Here the toys fenga papits!

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2014-01-06 02:36:29 PM  
1 votes:

Sin_City_Superhero: What's the more likely scenario:

1.) McDonald's manager kicks out a group of paying regulars who are quietly enjoying their lunch, because they appear to be retarded

or...

2.) A group of retards got loud and rowdy, disrupting business and disturbing other patrons?


I'm going with 2. The footage of the dining room will end this one in a hurry, one way or another. Someone is clearly lying their ass off.
2014-01-06 02:34:40 PM  
1 votes:

DROxINxTHExWIND: EdNortonsTwin: EdNortonsTwin: Just because they're retarded, doesn't mean their too stupid to play the victim card.

*sigh*


Is anyone wronged for anything anymore? You all play the "you're playing the victim" card so much that its MORE worn out than the victim card.


So you're playing the "You're playing the victim card" card?
2014-01-06 02:31:15 PM  
1 votes:
go way back in the supply closet and look for the old box full of those disposable ash trays that used to be available. Now, everyone gets a McFlying saucer toy in their happy meal!
2014-01-06 02:30:47 PM  
1 votes:

EdNortonsTwin: EdNortonsTwin: Just because they're retarded, doesn't mean their too stupid to play the victim card.

*sigh*


Did you self incriminate yourself as too stupid then?
2014-01-06 01:29:22 PM  
1 votes:
I'm offensive and I find this retarded.
2014-01-06 01:23:44 PM  
1 votes:
If your corporate spokesperson is a farking clown, and you hire asshats for managers, you might be sued for violations of the americans with disabilities act.
I doubt they will buy them off with coupons.
2014-01-06 01:15:57 PM  
1 votes:
Well the handicapped spokesperson says A), but McDonald's says B). But B) might've been caused because of C). Or B) might've been caused by A). Or A) happened, but McDonald's says B) to cover their ass. Or B) happened, but the spokesperson said A) to cover her ass.

I'm going with D) I don't care anymore.
2014-01-06 01:04:47 PM  
1 votes:
The thought that McDonalds McMarkets to mentally handcapped people makes me grimace.

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