Tag Archives: Starbucks

Starbucks: No Purchase Required To Use Restroom

The Associated Press reports: Starbucks has adopted an open-bathroom policy following the arrest last month of two African American men at a coffee shop in Philadelphia. Chairman Howard Schultz says he doesn’t want the company to become a public bathroom, but feels employees can make the “right decision a hundred percent of the time,” if that choice is removed at ...

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Far-Right Trolls Flood Social Media With Fake Starbucks Coupons Embedded With N-Word And Hitler References

Think Progress reports: Right-wing trolls are trying to embarrass Starbucks by spreading fake coupons that purport to give black people free coffee — but really contain hidden racial slurs and white supremacist slogans. “Starbucks values all people of color and we are working on employee sensitivity training” the fake flyers read, some with the accompanying hashtag #FreeBlackCoffee. “The best dialogue ...

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Starbucks To Close All Stores For Racial-Bias Training

NBC News reports: Starbucks announced Tuesday that it will close all of its more than 8,000 stores nationwide to conduct “racial-bias” training amid a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia. Three years ago, Starbucks was widely ridiculed for trying to start a national conversation on race relations by asking ...

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PHILADELPHIA: Starbucks CEO Apologizes After Video Of Two Black Men Arrested For Trespassing Goes Viral

The Washington Post reports: The chief executive of Starbucks apologized Saturday to two black men arrested at a Philadelphia store in an incident that has led to accusations of racial profiling by the company and police. In a statement to Starbucks customers and employees Saturday, CEO Kevin Johnson acknowledged “a disheartening situation in one of our Philadelphia-area stores this past ...

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“Lesbian” Starbucks Ad Prompts Boycott Calls [VIDEO]

We thought the RWNJs already were boycotting. The New York Daily News reports: Another year, another stink over Starbucks holiday cups. This time the controversy comes from the festive containers’ “gay agenda.” The brew-ha-ha stems from the fact that the cup might show two clasped same-sex hands. The video promoting the coffee giant’s holiday cups features characters of various ages, ...

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Paging Trump: Starbucks Issues Holiday Cup

Mashable reports: Starbucks’ years-long war on Christmas is over. The coffee giant wasted no time getting into the Christmas spirit this year, releasing its new holiday-themed cups and holiday beverages on Wednesday. Goodbye, Halloween. Forget Thanksgiving. It’s Christmas time at Starbucks. The new line of festive liquid holders celebrates the 20th anniversary of the holiday cup, and while the company ...

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Starbucks To Hire 10,000 Refugees

CBS News reports: Starbucks says it will hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, a response to President Donald Trump’s indefinite suspension of Syrian refugees and temporary travel bans that apply to six other Muslim-majority nations. Howard Schultz, the coffee retailer’s chairman and CEO, said in a letter to employees Sunday that the hiring would apply to stores worldwide ...

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Loony Conspiracy Theorist Mark Dice Goes Viral With Claim That Starbucks Is Trying To Silence Him [VIDEO]

Regular InfoWars guest and insane conspiracy theorist Mark Dice has gone with viral with a YouTube clip in which he claims (with utterly no proof, of course) that Starbucks is trying to silence him by buying the rights to a 2015 video in which he denounces them for hating White Jesus. The pro-Trump Nazi site Daily Stormer plays right along: ...

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THAT’LL TEACH ‘EM: Trump Fans “Punish” Starbucks For Anti-White Discrimination By Buying More Coffee

CNN reports: Donald Trump supporters have started asking for their Starbucks drinks under Trump’s name as a movement against the coffee giant. After a viral video showing a Trump supporter yelling at a barista gained traction on Wednesday, other supporters have banded together to protest what they view as political and anti-white discrimination. The man in the video told the ...

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MIAMI: Racist Trump Supporter Says Starbucks Owes Him An Apology For Anti-White Discrimination [VIDEO]

You’ll be shocked to learn that this guy has a lengthy criminal record. Miami’s ABC affiliate reports: A video has gone viral of a man at a Starbucks in Coral Gables who proclaimed that he voted for Donald Trump, then accused a barista of discriminating “against whites.” “You’re trash,” David Sanguesa said to a barista after demanding his money back. ...

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MIAMI: Starbucks Patron Calls Black Staffer “Garbage,” Demands Refund Because “Trump! Trump!” [VIDEO]

The Miami New Times reports: At around 4:30 p.m. today, Jorge de Cárdenas was getting some work done in a Starbucks on US1 near the University of Miami campus. A group of people stood waiting in line at the counter for their coffee and snacks. But one disgruntled white customer got so upset at how long his order was taking ...

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The Annual Starbucks Cup War Has Started

Starbucks issued a new green cup yesterday and the usual nutjobs are losing their minds. And this isn’t even their holiday cup. Via press release from Starbucks: A single line connects the figures. A coffee farmer, a family, a barista, friends embracing. A mosaic of more than a hundred people drawn in one continuous stroke is featured on a new ...

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Starbucks Sued For Using Too Much Ice [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: A battle is brewing at Starbucks over how much ice the coffee chain uses in its drinks. A Chicago woman is suing the chain for $5 million, claiming Starbucks overfills cold drinks with ice. The federal lawsuit was filed on behalf of Stacy Pincus, who claims the company is misleading customers. The lawsuit alleges an iced ...

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Breitbart Punishes Starbucks With $10 Plastic Cup

Breitbart is putting the Christ back in Christmas with an ‘in your face” $10 plastic coffee cup meant to punish Starbucks. They write: Starbucks’ decision to rip all Christmas symbols off its coffee cups further alienated conservatives who were already fed up with the Seattle-based company’s liberal politics. However, in the wake of the Starbucks red cup controversy, which was ...

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SEATTLE: Starbucks Joins “LGBT Safe Spaces” Program

The Seattle Times reports: Not one single business has turned away Seattle police Officer Jim Ritter when he’s asked them to join a program aimed at offering help and a safe haven to lesbian, gay and transgender victims of hate crimes. Starbucks announced Wednesday that it, too, is partnering with the Seattle Police Department’s (SPD) Safe Place program, even though ...

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Colbert Puts The Christ Back In Coffee [VIDEO]

“Starbucks wants to de-Christmas the holiday season with its bland red and green cups? Not on Stephen’s watch.”

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Dunkin’ Donuts Hits At Starbucks With “Joy” Cup

Oh, brother. Yahoo News reports: Dunkin’ Donuts unveiled its seasonal coffee cup design for the holidays on Tuesday, giving java drinkers a cup sporting Christmas-themed colors and the word “Joy” in red script. While many praised the release, others thought the coffee brewer’s move was a transparent jab at its competitor, Starbucks, whose own holiday cup this week sparked a ...

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Ellen Takes On Starbucks Nonsense [VIDEO]

“The old cups had snowflakes and Santa’s elves – you know – all the things you find in the bible. Now look at THIS cup. You might as well call it a ‘Satan-Sipper’.”

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Sarah Palin: Grinches On The Left Are Trying Make Conservatives Look Ridiculous Over Starbucks

“You know I’m passionate about protecting the heart of Christmas! And these next couple of months really can be ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!’ Funny, though, how some grinches on the Left take things too far in attempts to make all us jolly revelers look ridiculous, lumping us in the same box concerning misplaced outrage over a coffee ...

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Todd Starnes: Christians Shouldn’t Tell People How To Run Their Business (Except When We Do)

“It’s not the Holy Grail, folks. It’s a cranberry-colored, environmentally-friendly coffee cup. I stopped drinking Starbucks coffee years ago – back when their chief executive officer said he did not want to do business with people like me – a gun-toting, Bible-believing offspring of white privilege. So I figured – why spend my hard-earned money on a company that actively ...

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