Restaurant Calls Obamacare “America’s Punishment For Slavery Years”

Smokin’ Joe’s Ribhouse in Rogers, Ark., put up a controversial sign over the weekend that was removed just 45 minutes later “after getting several complaints from the public,” the restaurant’s owner said.

1. A photo of the marquee was captured by this Reddit user:

2. The restaurant owner told a local TV station, “I didn’t intend for it to be racist oriented at all.”

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