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Starbucks sticks to its guns, Colorado Freedom haters throw fit
MainestateGOP ^ | 4/19/10 | MainestateGOP

Posted on 04/19/2010 6:58:11 AM PDT by mainestategop

Starbucks Coffee shops recently told liberalnazis and socialist moon bats throughout America to blow it out their noses when confronted over not banning firearms in its stores. Gun control activists have quietly been going door to door in major city businesses demanding that they make their stores gun free. Those that do not comply face threats of boycotts and harassment buy the gun grabbing haters.

This is an easy task in liberal cities or concerning companies run by leftists such as those in California. California Pizza Kitchen and Peet's Coffee and Tea are two companies that have changed their rules to ban guns after gun control activists disrupted business. Sadly, 2nd amendment activists were no where to be found while the left began violating constitutional liberty yet again.

Starbucks fortunately has not caved into the pressure. However Denver Brown Shirts seizing the moment (the 11th anniversary of Columbine High School shooting) To do what it does best, shrill, lie and make trouble. In the name of the 13 students murdered in a school that was already supposed to be a gun free zone, liberals protested outside Starbucks demanding that it change its policy and follow suit by forbidding its customers to carry firearms while inside. No word if criminals will show any regard the way Harris and Klebold did in 1999.

Among The protesters, Marilee Posavec, a member of the local Communist party chapter an avowed Marxist who is president of the local chapter of Million Mom March and Brady Campaign, which fights to outlaw the 2nd amendment and force Americans everywhere to be unarmed and defenseless. Mary Kershner is a nurse who also opposes the 2nd amendment Had this to say:"I used to hold a lot of meetings at Starbucks, but the idea that I might be at risk worries me. I will choose a gun-free place,"

Here's an idea, how about Columbine High school which is and always has been a gun free zone! If that doesn't work, try Venezuela or China. You'd feel right at home there.

“It’s not just in high schools that we see bullies in action!” said Tom Mauser, a gun control advocate who is the father of a student who was killed at Columbine. (Gee, haven't learned a Dang thing haven't we?) “We now have grown-up gun extremists trying to bully Starbucks into accepting behavior that most Americans consider unnecessary and dangerous!”

Most Americans think owning and carrying guns for self defense is dangerous?! Well excuse me Mr Mauzer whatever, but recent polls even coming from the left wing media show that the majority of Americans are against bans on lawful use of firearms. Even if the vast majority of Americans did have the mind set of a 6 year old like you do, that doesn't mean they can have it their way. America is a Republic not a Democracy based on the dictatorship of the majority.

And speaking of Columbine, it should be noted that the two assailants violated over 16 different bans on guns. Didn't stop them from getting weapons only a member of the LAPD SWAT team can possess, Banning guns on school grounds didn't stop Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold from walking in and shooting up their classmates and as for bullying, as mentioned before it is filthy anti American smart mouths like you who are bullying Main street USA into giving up its liberty and becoming unarmed war zones vulnerable to gang bangers and terrorists!

In a related report it was mentioned that Colorado law makers have decided to indefinitely expand the instacheck program which would make it difficult for law abiding citizens to purchase guns and as one activist put it “adds one more level of bureaucracy and puts the government in front of citizens.” Not only this it costs 1.7 million dollars and it does not work. The Denver daily news and a few other local media outlets however disregarded this and portrayed the counter protesters and gun rights activists as harassers and hecklers. Not only that they brought up the Virginia Tech massacre as well as Columbine.

Colorado, once a bastion of American liberty has been under assault the past several decades from an influx of California residents fleeing their home states socialist anti business policies and planting roots in the Rocky mountain state. While many of them brought their businesses and hundreds and thousands of much needed jobs and development, they sadly brought with them their Marxist viewpoints which has had a negative impact on the state. Its a phenomenon known as Cali fornication. It has also had nasty effects in States such as Nebraska, Arizona and New Hampshire. I'll bring it up in a future article.

In the meantime this gun owning American will put its money in Star Bucks, a safe establishment and leave California Pizza Kitchen and the rest be. The last thing I want is to walk into a liberal pizzaria unarmed while some felon comes in to rob everyone.


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: 1984; 2ndamendment; banglist; brownshirts; colorado; columbine; communism; communists; democrats; denver; gunban; guncontrol; gunfreezones; guns; holocaust; liberalfascism; liberalnazis; moonbats; socialists


1 posted on 04/19/2010 6:58:12 AM PDT by mainestategop
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To: mainestategop

I am not a big Starbucks fan or coffee drinker but good job Starbucks.


2 posted on 04/19/2010 7:04:50 AM PDT by Frantzie (McCain=Obama's friend. McCain called AMERICANS against amnesty - "racists")
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To: mainestategop

Why target Starbucks? That is a bit odd. Perhaps the treehuggers thought Starbucks would be weak prey?


3 posted on 04/19/2010 7:08:41 AM PDT by Catholic Canadian
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To: mainestategop

Note to starbucks, conservatives have jobs and therefore more disposable income. By ignoring these idiots they are only losing a small percentage of business to the loony left fringe.


4 posted on 04/19/2010 7:13:24 AM PDT by RockyMtnMan
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To: RockyMtnMan

Good thing to remember!


5 posted on 04/19/2010 7:14:41 AM PDT by mainestategop (Don’t Let Freedom Slip Away After America , There is No Place to Go)
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To: Catholic Canadian

Why target Starbucks?

Cause Starbucks used to be the coolest of the cool. With the marketing problems that they have, they have found a new method of advertising as well as a new market for their coffee.

I also suspect that no one in that organization has forgotten the three baristas who were executed in DC a few years ago.

I have bought coffee from Starbucks lately solely due to their stand on gun rights and will continue to do so.


6 posted on 04/19/2010 7:18:12 AM PDT by texmexis best (My)
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To: mainestategop

Looks like all this does is tell gun-toting criminals where it’s safe to go ‘shopping’.


7 posted on 04/19/2010 7:20:43 AM PDT by CygnusTheSwan ("Me fail English? That's unpossible" - Ralph Wiggum)
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To: mainestategop

Some peaceful civil rights “lunch counter sit-ins” like were popular in the 60’s might be effective here. These companies hate negative publicity.


8 posted on 04/19/2010 7:23:52 AM PDT by Hacklehead (Liberalism is the art of taking what works, breaking it, and then blaming conservatives.)
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To: mainestategop
Tom Mauser, a gun control advocate

I wonder if Tom knows how ironic it is to have his surname associated with gun control?

9 posted on 04/19/2010 7:26:23 AM PDT by Disambiguator (Progressivism, Socialism, Marxism, Communism - it's all shades of black.)
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To: mainestategop

You should probably re-write that mess so that people can tell what you’re talking about.


10 posted on 04/19/2010 7:31:45 AM PDT by r9etb
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To: mainestategop
Among The protesters, Marilee Posavec, a member of the local Communist party chapter an avowed Marxist who is president of the local chapter of Million Mom March and Brady Campaign, which fights to outlaw the 2nd amendment and force Americans everywhere to be unarmed and defenseless. Mary Kershner is a nurse who also opposes the 2nd amendment Had this to say:"I used to hold a lot of meetings at Starbucks, but the idea that I might be at risk worries me. I will choose a gun-free place,"...

How about Cuba, Marilee? We'll even help you pack your bags.

11 posted on 04/19/2010 7:34:07 AM PDT by Allegra (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: Disambiguator

Never mind.


13 posted on 04/19/2010 7:35:11 AM PDT by mainestategop (Don’t Let Freedom Slip Away After America , There is No Place to Go)
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To: RockyMtnMan
Note to starbucks, conservatives have jobs and therefore more disposable income. By ignoring these idiots they are only losing a small percentage of business to the loony left fringe.

And probably no NET loss at all. Conservatives value people who stand up for freedom and principle and I've heard any number of them (some of whom don't even like Starbucks coffee) planning to go in and buy something as a show of thanks and support since they took this stand.

14 posted on 04/19/2010 7:44:27 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Disambiguator
I wonder if Tom knows how ironic it is to have his surname associated with gun control?

Darn! You beat me to it! :-)

15 posted on 04/19/2010 7:50:43 AM PDT by OldMissileer (Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, PK. Winners of the Cold War)
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To: mainestategop

BTTT


16 posted on 04/19/2010 7:57:11 AM PDT by EdReform (Oath Keepers - Guardians of the Republic - Honor your oath - Join us: www.oathkeepers.org)
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To: mainestategop

btt


17 posted on 04/19/2010 8:12:58 AM PDT by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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To: theKid51

Starbucks knows who has money to spend. Hint: it is not the liberal whinnies.


18 posted on 04/19/2010 8:17:57 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Free the Navy Seals)
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To: mainestategop
You can send your comments to Starbucks HERE.
19 posted on 04/19/2010 8:19:56 AM PDT by Oatka ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." –Bertrand de Jouvenel)
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To: mainestategop

Every FReeper and conservative should print out a small slip of paper that says something like “Starbucks is making this sale solely because they have supported the legitimate rights of citizens to patronize this establishment while armed. This purchase may be small, but it is only one of many that Starbucks will have as long as they support legal firearms rights. — Sincerely, a PAYING customer” and give one to the barista when paying for the sale. And maybe write down the amount of the sale on it.

If little pieces of paper like this started accumulating at all the Starbucks throughout the country, it would be hard evidence of the monetary gain their stand has brought them. Or the monetary loss they would incur if they banned firearms.

No big protests or obnoxious, in your face demonstrations, just thousands or millions of these little slips of paper. Starbucks, after all, is a business. If they are literally shown what they would lose if they bowed to the gun grabbers, they will side with the money.

However, without some hard evidence that those sales are in support of their gun rights stance, they won’t see it. It wouldn’t cost any FReepers anything to print out a sheet of these, cut them up and carry them in a pocket. Millions doing it nationwide would make a major difference.

While it wouldn’t require any special design, maybe some artistic FReeper could come up with something that would print out multiple ones on a standard sheet of paper, that could be cut up to something like business card size. Let’s give ‘em hard evidence that they can hold in their liberal little hands and see the amount of money they could be putting at risk. Being silent while patronizing them does nothing. It’s all lumped in with the liberals’ dollars.


20 posted on 04/19/2010 8:24:23 AM PDT by hadit2here ("Most men would rather die than think. Many do." - Bertrand Russell)
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To: mainestategop

I would LOVE to have posters of those pictures and to CONFRONT those CRAZY LIBERALS when they are disrupting a business. What a load of horse hockey these women are...geeez. I am a woman and I believe that all of us need to be armed.


21 posted on 04/19/2010 8:36:39 AM PDT by Republic (Stop the horrific liberals from spending ONE MORE DIME before they destroy our nation.)
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To: hadit2here

design it in the form of a monopoly money bill ???


22 posted on 04/19/2010 8:43:37 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: mainestategop

These liberals still don’t know that “gun-free” means “target-rich”. Nor do they realize or understand there are guns in StarBucks every day. Colorado is loaded with CCW holders.

They are stupid enough to think that if someone tells them it is a gun-free zone that there are no guns. They are also stupid enough to to think that if they are told there are guns that there will immediately be random shootings.


23 posted on 04/19/2010 9:50:33 AM PDT by CodeToad
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To: texmexis best

My church purchases large amounts of Starbucks coffee weekly. We give it away every morning (by the cup) to anyone who stops by, as well as Wednesday & Sunday services. You can purchase two of the ‘bags’ for $5.00 and brew it at home at your leisure, as well.

I’ve been a fan of Starbucks since I found out we get it very cheap.


24 posted on 04/19/2010 12:21:31 PM PDT by Ro_Thunder ("Other than ending SLAVERY, FASCISM, NAZISM and COMMUNISM, war has never solved anything")
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25 posted on 04/20/2010 6:22:26 AM PDT by mainestategop (Don’t Let Freedom Slip Away After America , There is No Place to Go)
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