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    Pumpkin Spice Lattes Are Funding White Supremacy

    Feminist Group: Pumpkin Spice Lattes Are Funding White Supremacy


    According to UltraViolet's website, fully 70,000 people have given Starbucks a piece of their mind about their so-called support for "white supremacy."

    If the campaign seems a little off, though, that's because it is. Starbucks has a stellar progressive reputation, and has, in the past, often seemed willing to alienate more conservative customers to follow its far-left ideals. The CEO supports open borders and gay marriage, and there's a yearly social media freakout over Starbucks's holiday cups, which occasionally flirt with taking the "holiday" out of the holiday.

    The problem here, though, is that Starbucks, like Nike and Tiffany, has a location in Trump Tower, which means Starbucks — at at least one of its locations — pays a pittance in rent to the Trump Organization, which owns the building. "Starbucks and Nike — both companies that seek to profit off of a progressive and inclusive brand — have stores in Trump Tower in New York City. They have likely paid millions of dollars in rent to Trump over time — money that has given him a platform to spew hate for years," UltraViolet claims.

    But aside from the fact that Trump has routinely distanced himself from white supremacists, it doesn't even appear that the Trump Tower Starbucks is a corporate store. It's a franchise, which means that the franchise owners — not Starbucks itself — pays cash to Trump Org.


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    Quote Originally Posted by vraiblonde View Post


    IKR .... because there ONE Starbucks in Trump Tower
    Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
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    “There is a deeply anti-democratic undercurrent to much of the criticism of the new president, borne aloft by an assumption that democracy is too important to be left to the voters.”

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    Well, what do you know. Glad I'm not part of that "white supremacist" movement. I cant stand pumpkin spice anything...I know, I know, probably the only one in the country that doesn't care for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by luvmygdaughters View Post
    Well, what do you know. Glad I'm not part of that "white supremacist" movement. I cant stand pumpkin spice anything...I know, I know, probably the only one in the country that doesn't care for it.
    make that 2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by luvmygdaughters View Post
    Well, what do you know. Glad I'm not part of that "white supremacist" movement. I cant stand pumpkin spice anything...I know, I know, probably the only one in the country that doesn't care for it.
    Oh, you are not alone.....

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    Ultraviolet should be embarrassed about their ridiculousness, but I know they are not. And, I am another that doesn't like pumpkin spice anything.
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    I went to Starbucks the other day and gots me a Chitterling Latte. They were all out of watermelon and fried chicken ones.
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    Merry Christmas dickhead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dupontster View Post
    I went to Starbucks the other day and gots me a Chitterling Latte. They were all out of watermelon and fried chicken ones.
    Good one!
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    I've already lost count of how many PS drinks so far... does that get a better seat at the table?
    Listen to me now, and believe me later: it doesn't matter how much you pump up those muscles, as long as you reach the full pumptential.

    It's not 'roids but thanks for noticing...

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