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Oil Tycoon: I’m ‘Sick and Tired of Minorities Running Our Country’

Charlotte Lucas, the co-founder of Lucas Oil, is apparently outraged that “minorities” are “running our country” and took to her Facebook to lament just that.

In a Facebook post that has since been deleted, Lucas wrote, “I’m sick and tired of minorities running our country! As far as I’m concerned, I don’t think atheists (minority), muslims (minority) nor any other minority group has the right to tell the majority of the people in the United States what they can and cannot do here. Is everyone so scared that they can’t fight back for what is right or wrong with this country?”

When RTV6 reporter Rafael Sanchez contacted her about the post, she said, “I was very upset when I wrote that. I will not elaborate other than to say that there are certain people who are trying to make the whole world eat what they want to eat and do what they want to do. I don’t think it’s any of their business what I put in my mouth. Thank you.”

She later issued a statement apologizing for the post, writing, “I apologize to everyone for the insensitive comments posted on my Facebook account. My comments did not reflect my personal views about any individual or minority group, only my frustration that our government system sometimes seems out of balance. We live in a great country, but the agenda for our elected officials is too often dictated by special interest groups. My comments did not reflect my true feelings, and I am sorry for anyone who may have been offended.”

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