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PO1 William "Chip" Nagel
..."The Overland Park Farmers’ Market has suspended a first-year vendor after his antisemitic and hate-filled social media posts emerged.

An Overland Park spokesperson confirmed in an email to the Post that Olathe-based Pepper Cave, owned by Justin Bale, was suspended indefinitely Wednesday apparently in response to complaints the city received about Bale’s social media activity, which in recent days has been filled with blatant antisemitic invective.

“These posts do not reflect the City’s or the Overland Park Farmers’ Market’s values,” city spokesperson Meg Ralph wrote to the Post. “In fact, this content directly contradicts our strategic goal of being a welcoming and inclusive community and organization.”

Some of the social media posts are directly tied to Bale’s business and even seem geared at capitalizing on his antisemitic beliefs.

“Taste the anti-semitismz in every bite,” a recent post on Pepper Cave’s Gab account said."...
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PO1 William "Chip" Nagel
PO1 William "Chip" Nagel
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SGT (Join to see) The Cultural Ignorance/Unawareness of Justin Bale is Amazing, Kansas City is Probably the Most Jewish Part of Kansas and Missouri and Overland Park is Probably the Most Jewish Part of the Kansas City Metro, Equivalent to a Nazi Trying to Open a Business in Tel Aviv Israel!
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PO1 William "Chip" Nagel
..."The Overland Park Farmers’ Market has suspended a first-year vendor after his antisemitic and hate-filled social media posts emerged.

An Overland Park spokesperson confirmed in an email to the Post that Olathe-based Pepper Cave, owned by Justin Bale, was suspended indefinitely Wednesday apparently in response to complaints the city received about Bale’s social media activity, which in recent days has been filled with blatant antisemitic invective.

“These posts do not reflect the City’s or the Overland Park Farmers’ Market’s values,” city spokesperson Meg Ralph wrote to the Post. “In fact, this content directly contradicts our strategic goal of being a welcoming and inclusive community and organization.”

Some of the social media posts are directly tied to Bale’s business and even seem geared at capitalizing on his antisemitic beliefs.

“Taste the anti-semitismz in every bite,” a recent post on Pepper Cave’s Gab account said."...
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