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Clayton’s Owner, Clayton Brashear, Defends Booking Child Sex Offender Tekashi69; Is a Shitbag

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Like most people, I tend to stay away from SPI during spring break simply because I don’t want to contract gonorrhea. I also avoid Clayton’s as much as possible because $10 for an ass-can margarita and a bullshit $5 “cooler charge” to access the beach behind their building (when they closed off the access to the side of their building) doesn’t quite do it for me. So, when I think about Clayton’s owner (whom I’ve never actually met) I imagine a shitbag who would do anything to squeeze out another dollar. I also, however, try to give people the benefit of the doubt (maybe he isn’t a bag of shit?).

However, after the widespread backlash Clayton’s had received for booking a known child sex offender in Tekashi69 this Spring Break, and Clayton’s subsequent moronic defense of his booking, it’s safe to say that Clayton Brashear is, in fact, the shitbag I thought he was all along. Keep Reading

Clayton’s Calls Out Port Isabel Teacher For Alleged Racist Comments

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Clayton’s Bar and Grill, a popular staple of South Padre Island, took to Facebook on a March 31st post to claim that Point Isabel ISD teacher Shane Wilson made racially charged comments in a discussion with the bar’s owner, Clayton Brashear. The post specifically stated that Wilson allegedly “wanted Clayton’s to stop hiring Black hip hop & Latino artists because he thinks they attract to (SIC) many Mexican & Black people to the island.” The post concludes with “We think Shane is “RACIST”.” Keep Reading

The Bench Wire Hater’s Guide To The Valley: South Padre Island

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The Bench Wire South Padre Island

The Valley is one of a kind when it comes to diversity. From the racist white people, the country-wannabes, the ghetto Hispanics, the snobby Mexicans from Monterrey and the token black person in between. With all that diversity and culture mixing all over, visiting the Valley might be a little overwhelming. Not to worry, tourist: The Bench Wire is here to help.

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