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Guinness drops out of New York City
St Patrick´s Day parade after gay bar
threatens to stop serving the stout

Daily Mail [UK], by Ashley Collman and Alex Delmar-Morga

Original Article

Posted By:Ribicon, 3/16/2014 10:52:25 PM

Guinness has dropped out of the New York City St Patrick´s Day parade to support gay rights, just a day before the 250-year-old event is set to take place. The event´s organizers sparked outrage in the LGBT community for banning gay groups from carrying signs identifying their sexuality in the parade, and last month New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced he wouldn´t be attending. The Irish beer company decided to pull sponsorship from the parade after the owners of legendary New York gay bar The Stonewall Inn threatened to stop serving the draught. (Snip) Dutch-brewer Heineken ended

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The 1% is reviled for calling the shots when they have money and power, but a different 1% has free rein to run a hardcore shakedown racket that makes corporations tremble in their bunny slippers.

As for Guinness, I stopped buying their product after one sip of the vile impostor brewed in Canada (read the fine print on the label of the 12-ounce bottles).

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 3/16/2014 10:56:53 PM     (No. 9771637)

I´m getting really sick of "in your face" gays demanding that I approve of their sick perversions. If allowed, they´d show up in drag, feather boas, and do everything they could to offend Catholics.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Shells, 3/16/2014 11:00:13 PM     (No. 9771640)

I am so with #1.

Gays, give it a rest already. Most of couldn´t have cared less about you. Now, we simply can´t stand you.

You´re obnoxious.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nimby, 3/16/2014 11:07:51 PM     (No. 9771649)

Why is a minority dictating?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: DocH, 3/16/2014 11:14:11 PM     (No. 9771662)

Murphy´s is better anyway.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 3/16/2014 11:19:56 PM     (No. 9771667)

Who will stand up to this nonsense ?

It´s a St. Patrick´s Day parade, not a gay parade. Give it up.

I hope every other group shows up at the next gay parade waving signs. They might have to wear blinders however.

We have already emailed Samuel Adams.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 3/17/2014 12:17:37 AM     (No. 9771705)

What--no Guinness in the St Patrick´s Day Parade? How queer is that...?


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 3/17/2014 12:36:42 AM     (No. 9771715)

So many double entendres springing to mind.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: robwin, 3/17/2014 1:59:38 AM     (No. 9771755)

(1) Why are these breweries so intimidated by the homos? Are the homos major consumers of their products?

(2) Why do the homos feel the need to march in a parade honoring a Catholic missionary? Does his life and ministry have anything whatsoever to do with their perversions?

(3) Breweries refusing to support St Patrick´s Day Parades because of pressure by homosexuals is just so gay.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Bighambone, 3/17/2014 2:53:03 AM     (No. 9771774)

Most of the gays and the politicians who are complaining are not even Irish! The St. Patrick´s Day parade is an Irish parade not a gay parade. Gays can march in the parade, but they should just forget about advertising their sexual proclivities while a part of the parade.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 3/17/2014 4:00:36 AM     (No. 9771792)

Either way, Straight or Gay, Guinness may set a new world´s record for loss of market share!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Tianne, 3/17/2014 4:12:34 AM     (No. 9771797)

Too many domestic news reports have suggested that homosexuals were not allowed to march in the St. Patrick´s Day Parade. Our reporters either didn´t research the issue completely or they intentionally wished to mislead. Either way, the information that they presented was incorrect.

As the Daily Mail specifically reports, homosexuals were not banned from marching in the parade - signs promoting homosexuality and homosexual issues were banned.

It is increasingly frustrating that we have to depend on foreign press organizations as our sources for factual reportage.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Keekng, 3/17/2014 5:56:07 AM     (No. 9771816)

If Guinness wants to cater to one small part of the population I can go along with that.....No more Guinness in this house!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: AGGW, 3/17/2014 9:42:26 AM     (No. 9772053)

Let´s see, is this supposed to be a parade about gays or a parade about the Irish????

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