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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to Step Down
after his anti-Trump vow to hire 10,000
refugees backfired, provoked a boycott by
Donald supporters and hit sales

Daily Mail (UK), by Cheyenne Roundtree

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Posted By:JoniTx, 3/19/2017 8:23:54 PM

Howard Schultz, the current CEO of Starbucks, will step down from his role at the giant coffee chain next month. The move comes after his vow to hire thousands refugees in response to President Donald Trump´s first travel ban appeared to hurt customer sentiment and dent their sales. Trump supporters have called for a boycott of the chain since January 29, when Schultz vowed to hire 10,000 refugees over five years. Schultz in a letter to employees said the promise of the American Dream was ´being called into question´ and that ´the civility and human rights we have all taken

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: novakid, 3/19/2017 8:40:52 PM     (No. 11195070)

Sometimes there IS justice.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: John c, 3/19/2017 8:41:47 PM     (No. 11195072)

What in the world did he think would happen? He was pandering to his liberal friends. The big shot, got wiped out.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: southernboy, 3/19/2017 8:42:19 PM     (No. 11195073)

If your business is serving the public, you should keep your politics tucked away in your underwear drawer.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Shmowry1, 3/19/2017 8:45:40 PM     (No. 11195074)

What happened to the shareholder class action lawsuits against big mouth ceo´s like this?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bogeegolf, 3/19/2017 8:51:14 PM     (No. 11195075)

Will I buy a Starbucks coffee now? Not bloody likely.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Lalo, 3/19/2017 9:02:51 PM     (No. 11195081)

The terminlogy is mudddled. It´s illegal immigrants that are the issue to me, not legitimate refugees. And illegals are probably what he meant.

I hope we never renounce the spirit of Lady Liberty, which has been a beacon of hope and transcendence around the world for many decades.

Yes, I know, bla bla.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 3/19/2017 9:07:43 PM     (No. 11195084)

Corporate political correctness has its consequences.

I love it when customers vote with their feet.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rat Patrol, 3/19/2017 9:13:06 PM     (No. 11195088)

He is not leaving starbucks so my protest remains.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: pinger, 3/19/2017 9:32:03 PM     (No. 11195093)

Well I certainly don´t feel remorse for anyone whose political affiliation begins with "dem" and whose financial status ends with "naire."

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Reply 10 - Posted by: annie xango, 3/19/2017 9:32:05 PM     (No. 11195094)

and those stoopid Dems..think this jamoke has a chance at being POTUS!!!! Delusion is a beautiful thing..for us!!!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 3/19/2017 9:36:50 PM     (No. 11195096)

Actions have consequences..... deal with it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 3/19/2017 9:42:41 PM     (No. 11195097)

Exactly, #8. Not only is he staying around at Starbucks (not that I´d buy a cup on a bet!), but Schultz is going to run for President in 2020. By then he shall have awakened from his great Hillary Clinton slumber.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: spinpilot, 3/19/2017 9:45:01 PM     (No. 11195098)

Bye Felicia! I received a Starbucks giftcard for Christmas, gave it away. I have decided paying 500% for coffee to be cool isnt worth it anymore. HAHAHAHA!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: droopydog, 3/19/2017 9:53:03 PM     (No. 11195102)

Unless he has dementia, this is just a BS attempt to stem the bleeding. I won´t be back.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: SQUIGGLE, 3/19/2017 10:21:02 PM     (No. 11195112)

Here in Seattle, we live within 4-12 businesses of 3 Starbucks. The hiring of immigrants did it in for us. The prices are too high anyway.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: kgjj, 3/19/2017 10:29:36 PM     (No. 11195117)

Too late now. Never forget, never forgive. Always been too expensive. Like buying bottled water at retail on a regular basis.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Pilot222, 3/19/2017 10:44:49 PM     (No. 11195127)

Very high price for what I think is lousy regular coffee. Can buy the whole pot and better taste at 7/11

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 3/19/2017 10:46:30 PM     (No. 11195129)

That isn´t going to stop the boycott, I don´t think.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: dipi, 3/19/2017 10:50:32 PM     (No. 11195131)

Going down the same road as Target.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: darling, 3/19/2017 10:52:14 PM     (No. 11195133)

I can produce my own sugar-free vanilla latte for about a quarter at home, so why would I buy overpriced swill from a liberal who is also a terrible businessman?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Namma, 3/19/2017 10:58:37 PM     (No. 11195135)

I received a Starbucks gift card. I really don´t like their rot gut stuff that´s passed off as coffee. I reslly don´t want it and don´t know what to do with it

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Reply 22 - Posted by: kono, 3/19/2017 11:01:00 PM     (No. 11195137)

I still won´t buy anything from Starbucks. Anybody else think Schultz still has a little company stock? If the price rebounds now, he could stand to profit quite handsomely from the downturn caused by his anti-Trump gaffe.

Besides, I like both Java Beach and Peet´s better than Star*ucks.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: bmw50, 3/19/2017 11:01:49 PM     (No. 11195138)

I wish I could start boycotting Starbucks, but I have been boycotting them already... for years.

This liberal/progressive minded company will never get a dime from me.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Nimby, 3/19/2017 11:07:57 PM     (No. 11195143)

Stopped going 2 years ago when the idiot Schulz asked the Baristas to "spread the liberal message". Spend my hard earned money to get lectured ?? The jerk never realized that the customer is always rigjt!!!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: SiliconValleyDude, 3/19/2017 11:09:28 PM     (No. 11195145)

I guess he shouldn´t have espresso´ed such a stupid idea.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: doublesharp, 3/19/2017 11:17:42 PM     (No. 11195155)

I´ve never been in a Starbucks. My boycott will remain in effect.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: ebolamadcow, 3/19/2017 11:28:53 PM     (No. 11195161)

Illegal Muslim immigrants somehow equal "American Values"? Didn´t I read something like that in ´Animal House´?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: stablemoney, 3/19/2017 11:34:33 PM     (No. 11195165)

I am not ever going to Starbucks. The CEO finished that off.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: ebolamadcow, 3/19/2017 11:44:45 PM     (No. 11195174)

Starbucks, Target, Nordstroms, 88 Lumber, Pepsi.......to be continued.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Scramus, 3/20/2017 12:10:29 AM     (No. 11195185)

The Daily Mail has changed the headline to more accurately reflect the actual content of their reporting.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 3/20/2017 12:14:01 AM     (No. 11195186)

I know this; I´ve learned to live without Starbucks - and the NFL!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: LadyVet, 3/20/2017 12:37:47 AM     (No. 11195199)

#21, give it to a smelly bum. He will be thrilled and the Starbucks will be displeased. Win-win.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: JimBob, 3/20/2017 1:08:58 AM     (No. 11195214)

Good one, #32!

I went into a Starbucks once or twice, but could NOT bring myself to pay the prices they were demanding.

I note this ´Sergeant Schultz´ guy is not leaving, he is just moving to a different ´executive´ position within the company.
"to Step Down" is not a true statement.
The usual D-M disregard for the truth.
Maybe their headline writers should read the article BEFORE writing the headline!

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Reply 34 - Posted by: peasantnumberthree, 3/20/2017 1:17:31 AM     (No. 11195218)

Capitalism - such a wonderful thing!
As an earlier poster noted, customers can vote with their feet.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 3/20/2017 2:38:33 AM     (No. 11195252)

He was "stunned" by Trump´s win ? I was stunned with my grocery store jacked up the price of Frappuccino´s to make up for loss of customers.

I would rather buy Melitta coffee and make my own. Hate the burnt taste and never go in their stores.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: radrelic, 3/20/2017 2:48:36 AM     (No. 11195258)

LOL.

Political stances have consequences (as never before) the disenfranchised majority has been awakened and are buzzing about and not about to be led back to the hive while chaos is still being created by the left?

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Rinktum, 3/20/2017 5:29:57 AM     (No. 11195291)

Starbucks is trendy not tasty, overpriced too. Not a coffee drinker myself but my kids and grandkids like it. No more gift cards, sorry kids. I am old, cranky and if you annoy me, you´re toast.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: franq, 3/20/2017 5:49:06 AM     (No. 11195297)

Akin to the drunk cowboy who lashed himself to a cactus. What did he say in the morning?
"It seemed like a good idea at the time."

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Trigger2, 3/20/2017 6:10:35 AM     (No. 11195307)

He´ll probably get a job at CAIR now.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: rolfnader, 3/20/2017 9:29:11 AM     (No. 11195490)

No Howie- you got fired because yer stooopit!

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Velox, 3/20/2017 11:23:15 AM     (No. 11195632)

A couple of years ago I visited Canada and fell in love with Tim Horten´s coffee and muffins.
Our northern states have Tims and I hop it spreads across the USA.
I have never liked SB due to their politics and the sheep that line up to pay an enormous price because other sheep do so.

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First Lady Melania Trump may be known for choosing simple yet elegant designer frocks, but on Thursday she opted for a more daring olive green ensemble for her latest meet and greet at the White House. The 47-year-old wife of President Donald Trump donned a military-inspired jacket and matching skirt from the Altuzarra Spring 2017 runway collection as she and her husband met with Argentine President Mauricio Macri and his wife Juliana Awada in Washington, D.C. The designer´s ´Feday´ gabardine military jacket with python-print piping costs a whopping $2,995, while the matching skirt featuring asymmetrical buttons added another $1,120 to

‘Kill Frat Boys’: Anarchists
Terrorize Texas College With
Calls to ‘Make Their Lives Hell’

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Heat Street, by Jillian Kay Melchior    Original Article
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In the past week, vandals have repeatedly defaced property at the prestigious University of Texas-Austin, spray-painting a hammer and sickle symbol and words like “rapist,” “racist” and “kill frat boys” on at least four fraternity houses. Last Friday, the vandals published an anonymous manifesto on It’s Going Down, a website that describes itself as “a media platform for revolutionary anarchist, anti-fascist, and autonomous anti-capitalist and anti-colonial movements.” In it, the vandals urge students to join them in terrorizing fraternities. The self-professed “Vandals of UT” say they are responding to no specific incident but “the everyday crisis that is rape culture,

ESPN Layoffs: A List of Which
Employees Have Been Fired

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Variety, by Lawrence Yee    Original Article
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ESPN laid off 100 employees on Wednesday as part of a company-wide restructuring. The struggling cable sports network first announced the layoffs last month. “We have long been about serving fans and innovating to create the best content for them. Today’s fans consume content in many different ways and we are in a continuous process of adapting to change and improving what we do,” ESPN said in a March statement. “Inevitably, that has consequences for how we utilize our talent. We are confident that ESPN will continue to have a roster of talent that is unequaled in sports.” Among those who were


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