A woman, a mother of two, here in this country legally, and working as a server at the Bamboo Thai Bistro in Redondo Beach, California, to support her two children and get a Green Card, received a lovely tip from a man after serving him.
In the tip line on his charge slip he wrote:
‘Tip for U.S. Citizens Only’
The server was sure she’d done something wrong not to be given a tip, you know, other than being from Thailand, but we’ll never know because the
The man left the restaurant, possibly all smug that he was able to be hateful to a stranger, and possibly thought that was that. But it appears that someone else, allegedly another patron, photographed the charge slip and posted it to Twitter.
But this is where we are headed, it seems, when we close our doors to Syrian refugees fleeing for their lives, and listen to the hate-filled rhetoric of a presidential candidate like Donald [t]Rump’s frequent rants against immigrants,
This is America in the hands of people like this
It’s beginning … and it’s only going to get worse until We The People stand up against the fear and hatred and xenophobia.
After all, when it comes right down to it, we are all immigrants here.