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Right now small business owners from coast to coast -- mad happy man why why you guessed it.
Somebody -- took quick.
Unbelievable American system that we have that allow you to fly.
Some invested in roads and bridges that you got a business.
That you don't build that.
Pres Obama insists he was talking about building roads and bridges but one small business on arm isn't buying it.
Kevin -- -- Portland organ posting this sign in a store window.
His defiant message to the president is grabbing -- lot's of attention some people are -- her one.
But others -- -- even hitting him Kevin -- went joins us nice to see -- hey Greta al-Qaeda and I'm -- -- so -- -- the president says statement today hit a nerve with you did it not.
It was the last nerve he's been hitting -- since he got elected.
-- so what do you do web and of course so does it -- you hear -- whole statement or did you just hear part of it and get mad.
-- I was listening to this page and by Tommy finished I was fuming.
And I didn't do it no more.
OK and so what do you do.
Well you know -- way to do are gonna start thinking about it.
And then I was listening to talk radio in my in my town.
And I heard that speech again and I went up to my door I locked it ran to the coroner's office got my sign made up and I stuck it in my window and I said.
I'm mad I'm not take it anymore I'm not gonna stay quiet I'm tired of people tell me to shut up and around here.
You know I never he had to say anything.
And being in a blue state I can't even vote for the president has -- -- go blue.
So I saw my -- my opportunity to say hey I do not believe you -- I will never believe you and I want you gone.
Right now I thought as what I understand is down you ahead in new fed to signs up there was -- the first there was the first -- that was taken down why hasn't taken down.
Well they got this big sign ordinance in that Lake Oswego.
Where you know he's 25% -- windows I was is an after -- computer repair business.
So I got this bigger sign three by seven with the Obama's statement on it and -- -- above it and -- that the window.
Everything was going okay they didn't bother me but then they started getting complaints and then the police came over to try to take it down and it was inside my shops -- the police can do it.
Says that code enforcement guy came down I guess -- start -- you 150 dollars a day.
Until I -- comes down I said I wanna fight you on it that's freedom of speech.
He says sorry sign ordinance -- guy -- find what you wanna do.
I said it he says this go use it 25% you wonder -- brief statement and we'll begin I don't care what -- -- -- -- I thought about it later on that night.
And I said okay I'll do it I'll take it down at six after rush hour and out of my new -- and that's that was going.
And I -- my statement going and the rest is history.
-- -- I understand some people bush supported you some are not let me start first of the people who are not -- what has been their reaction by those tell me what they've done.
Well -- better race is big here and uneducated.
Right right wing media.
You have right.
They don't they I can think for -- for myself you know and that's the last I'm the last person you will tell.
That I don't think for myself anybody knows me knows I will assailants are my mind and I'm never let anybody.
You know cloud over my judgment.
If I think it's wrong I know it's arm because I saw the proof.
The people that are supporting you how did they indicate -- support.
-- it's been overwhelming.
One after the other will come by they'll get in front of my shop take their picture of this sign.
They'll stand in front -- senate's all their friends they come and shake my hand.
I mean it's been -- real I mean.
I've even had people around eighteen years old -- my shop -- -- Pozen signed didn't seem to have.
I mean that was that was really cool the young people are getting -- and and I -- it it's.
I you honestly -- are not gonna vote for President Obama -- that's pretty clear I'm curious have you have you always been a Republican.
I got to think it about it I started vetting when Jimmy Carter and -- Gerald Ford ran.
And I voted for Jimmy Carter I was eighteen years old you know.
And -- We -- just going through the Nixon Watergate stuff and everybody was tired of -- you know so Jimmy Carter sitting there in -- field of grass with his hands on his knees saying I'm Jimmy Carter's house in the south -- voted for him.
Well -- -- about.
And the rest is being conservative.
He's in 2000.
President Obama had done anything in particular that you happen to agree with.
Not at all.
It messy and save -- transparent.
And it ended -- -- that has hurt your business or help your business directly.
You know credit tsunami.
Is to understand.
That I will not that my business stand in a way of me getting angry and saying what's on my mind IA.
Put my business at risk putting that sign.
-- I was so fed up with -- Obama.
I was so fed up by not being able to tell the people how I feel.
Because everybody around his -- scared to talk if your conservative because of the liberal base.
They're afraid your car's got to get -- your -- -- gonna get broken.
Some guy you know had it -- Republican sign on his front porch and they burnt it down someone told me I can't verify -- I think you can find it.
And there is just ridiculous to people -- to scared to talk.
I I didn't think this was Nazi Germany.
Everybody has a right to speak.
And I wish they'd get that through their thick skulls that they're not the only wanted to get the protests.
Well and again -- even help protest tonight stay in the -- speak Kevin thank you for joining us.
Thank you Greta.
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