Skip to comments.Gun control extremists to attack Starbucks Saturday
Posted on 08/23/2013 5:33:26 PM PDT by Navy Patriot
Irritated by Starbucks decision to remain neutral and not ban lawful carry, anti-Second Amendment organizations in North Carolina have developed plans to boycott the chain this Saturday. Dubbing their misguided effort Skip Starbucks Saturday antis hope to punish the brand nationwide.
As North Carolinas HB 937 is implemented, it will become increasingly important for us to clearly stand behind restaurants who do not interfere with expanded carry under state law, - the Ammoland.com resource stated, which is, as the site name clearly indicates, the advocate of the Second Amendment.
They also claimed that they needed to show that North Carolina gun owners highly appreciate the restaurants support and that by doing so, restaurants had put themselves in a winning position commercially.
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Voted ~ interesting results !
Wow, libs having to oppose Starbucks. That’s a real dilemma.
Darn...guess I gotta buy a $5 cup of coffee this weekend.
Here are some non-menu drinks available at many Starbucks, though participation, and the names they give them varies, so if you want something complicated, be sure to write down what’s in it. And give a good tip for the extra labor.
Zebra Mocha (combination of white-chocolate and chocolate mocha)
Red-Tux aka Bleeding Penguin (Mocha w/raspberry flavoring)
Chocolate Dalmatian (java chips and chocolate chips to a white chocolate mocha)
Raspberry Cheesecake (white chocolate mocha is added with a few shots of raspberry. Whipped cream and vanilla sprinkles are optional)
Nutella (Cafe Misto with a shot of both chocolate and hazelnut syrup, along with a real drop of caramel)
Three C’s (Cinnamon Dolce latte + Caramel syrup + Chocolate mocha syrup)
Short Cappuccino (Italian style. Less milk and a stronger flavor)
Cafe au Lait (Misto without foam)
Marble Mocha Macchiato (White mocha on the bottom with no whip, shot on the top and mocha drizzle)
Short Drink (Just a small coffee)
Cheapo (A double shot of espresso on ice with few packs of brown sugar)
The Dirty Hippy (Chai Tea Latte with soy instead of regular milk)
Dirty Chai (Chai latte (hot or iced) with a shot of espresso)
Double Dirty or Extra Dirty (two shots)
Widow Maker (Half iced black tea, half iced black coffee)
London Fog (Earl Grey tea w/vanilla flavoring)
Poor Man’s Latte (An Iced Americano with no water and half ice and then add the half and half available at the milk and condiments table)
Poor Man’s Chai Latte (Chai Tea Misto with extra foam, two tea bags and half cinnamon-half vanilla syrup)
Apple Juice Orange Blossom (Tazo Orange Blossom Tea steeped in steamed apple juice with no water)
Red Eye (Coffee plus 1 shot of espresso)
Black Eye (Coffee plus 2 shots of espresso)
Green Eye (Coffee plus 3 shots of espresso)
French Pressed Coffee (any coffee)(highly recommended)
Affogato-Style (Order any Frappe “affogato-style” and you’ll get a shot of hot espresso added on top of your drink as opposed to having it blended in)
Banana Cream Pie (Vanilla Bean creme with vanilla and hazelnut syrups, whipped cream, and a whole banana)
Captain Crunch (hazelnut or toffee nut syrup in a Strawberries and Creme)
Cookies & Cream
Grasshopper (Mocha with java chips and peppermint syrup)
Samoa (mocha coconut with caramel drizzle
Snickers (Java Chip with two pumps of toffee nut and a caramel drizzle)
Thin Mint (Tazo Green Tea Creme with chocolate syrup and java chips)
I would really like bylines so I could find out more about some of these reporters, they sound normal.
Simply a nefarious plot by the libs to trick us into wasting our money on grossly overpriced drinks that we wouldn’t have bought otherwise.
Coincidentally, I already did, yesterday morning, first time in months, and made it Starbucks precisely because I remembered their policy from FR.
I got off for $3.75 each, me and Mrs. Patriot.
I love the names but still just get regular coffee with the half and half and splenda at the table. The Americana is the same and costs twice as much.
I can’t remember the last time I was in SB...got tired of the $ abuse for coffee. But, what the hay...I’ll take one for the cause. My usual is the Redeye mentioned above.
A medium coffee is about $1.95......the prices are not as inflated as people claim.
You work for ‘em or just get paid for pimping?
I tried the French pressed, and not being much of a coffee drinker I thought it tasted pretty much the same, but I had never seen coffee made that way.
By the way, I used to use artificial sweetener, but found a flavorful real sweetener that is worth a few calories: sorghum syrup.
It is somewhat like molasses, but less sweet. With a little butter it has a butterscotch taste. It’s a whole lot less expensive than maple syrup. Good in coffee.
If your local charbucks has a clover machine, one of their ‘blond’ roasts (un-charbucks light roast) is a real treat. The machine (they cost CB 40k a shot) is an automated cross between a press down and a vacuum pot. Great cup o Joe.
Keep her thunb-break snapped and that powder dry.
Neither, I almost never go there, but when I do it’s for a gun rights protest. So why not make it a little special for you and them?
i just announced to our household that we are going to Starbucks tomorrow... 5 of us... tall skinny vanilla latte, please!
Second Amendment supporters’ proper response is to pick up food at Chick-Fil-A.
Thanks Navy Patriot.
If this is verifiable, Momma and I are headed out for coffee tomorrow.. -Schneeks..
I think I’m going to be sick.
You could just ask for tea.
Maybe I will.
But I tell you, it’s gonna be like kissing crazy great aunt Sadie,
wondering if the old gal isn’t gonna try to ‘slip you the tongue’ ...
I only drink coffee at work. Owner of company provides coffee at no cost in a machine. It is quite good. After working to 2 AM in my PT night job and showing up at 6 AM for the FT job, coffee is a shot in the arm. Take it straight black, 3 cups keeps me going for 8 hours on the FT gig .
I think I need some coffee tomorrow.
Actually, I have my two favorite drinks. A breve cappuccino, which means with half-and-half (what a misnomer), is one. The half-and-half mellows out the overroasted taste of the Stabucks coffee, especially if you get one and a half shots of espresso instead of two in a grande. You have to watch that they give you fresh espresso, though, not one that’s been sitting around, because it gets bitter really fast. It’s an art and a science, I tell ya.
The other drink is black tea lemonade. For some reason these two liquids go together really well—better than tea alone or lemonade alone. The problem with this one is that they run out of lemonade in the summer, and Starbucks won’t let them order extra.
And that’s all.
Hmmm, 8 cups keeps me going for 3 hours.
Thanks for going to the trouble of informing us.
It is what freerepublic is all about.
“Darn...guess I gotta buy a $5 cup of coffee this weekend.”
My sister-in-law gives me gift cards to Starbucks every Christmas. I have two of them and each was $25. I think some is off of one of them but still has some left and the other must be full. I’ll drive over there this weekend and get a latté. If you were here, I’d buy one for you of whatever kind you like.
And don’t forget that they also offer a “short” cup. Not advertised, not all stores have it, but it exists with a lower price (and volume) than a “tall”.
Roger that!!! I plan on going to several SBux Saturday :)
The only thing I ever get there is the “Double Chocolaty Chip Frappuccino® Blended Crème.” I don’t think there’s much coffee in it but you can have them add and extra shot.
I don’t know when “Chocolate” became “Chocolaty.” I guess Chocolaty Chips are fake. For the price, you’d think they could use real chocolate.
It’s easy to make your own at home with a bunch of milk, ice cream, coffee, chocolate powder, real chocolate chips, and ice. Toss it in a blender. Hit it with whipped cream, forget the cute dribble of chocolate. You’ll need the 1/2” straw. Great health food!
What did you vote on? All I saw was a Bradley Manning poll next to the Starbucks gun article.
What's a Freeper to do?
Answer: Get up from the computer and make some coffee.....
That’s kind of you...thank you!
It is somewhat like molasses, but less sweet. With a little butter it has a butterscotch taste. Its a whole lot less expensive than maple syrup. Good in coffee.
Sorgum doesn’t have the strong sulpher flavor that molasses has. Try making oatmeal cookies with that instead of molasses — with or without raisins, you’ll love them; YUMMY!
We have to order it online because no stores carry it around here.
Neat - when gun-grabbers attack the icon of metrosexualism, they are finally branded as extremists by their own side. Ironic...
It’s sad when the truthful articles our media ignores can only be found in Brit and Rooski sources.
Only a portion of the Russian mainstream press is associated ideologically with the entirely co opted American MSM. A sizable part of the Russian mainstream press is nationalistic, patriotic (from a Russian point of view), pro Christian, non Communist, and fairly objective. This article cited it's sources (Ammoland and the Blaze) and represented them fairly well. They did make up the title, and I'm sure it was a poke at the loony American left, in humor and fact.
The problem with the Russian press is not in their character, it's that much originates in Russian and is translated not so smoothly, and many Russian journalists have not learned to write for American readers, you have to be a little patient to get exactly what they are trying to say to you.
The ones who align with the old time Commies are the same group aligning with the American perfectly PC leftist MSM, and are not worth reading. Their stuff sounds like it was written in 1955 and published yesterday.
Yep, I screwed up bigtime. I really posted this because of the headline, the objectivity of the article, and the fact it was found in Russian media, not American. The thread developed into a affirmation of Starbuck's agreement with open carry rights which is positive and factual. We all got what we want.
A poor attempt at humor.....
Hmmmm, I may have to make a Cheapo for my afternoon drink. I bought a real espresso machine 3-4 years ago and I assure you, I’m way ahead of the game cost-wise, not to mention the time saved not having to go to a coffee shop.