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  •  This is opportunism (0+ / 0-)

    This is self-interest.  It helps business if you can quote John Lennon but customers don't really know it's John Lennon or have any idea what it means.

    Republicans: Taking the country back ... to the 19th century

    by yet another liberal on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 11:12:47 AM PST

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    •  I thought it (1+ / 0-)
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      was an early porn quote before Lennon.

      •  Pools of sorrow (0+ / 0-)

        Waves of joy
        Come drifting through my open mind
        Possessing and carressing me

        Ja guru, deva, om

        Like to Fourbucks scrawling some of those lines on cups.  Would be bad for business I presume.  How unChristian.

        Republicans: Taking the country back ... to the 19th century

        by yet another liberal on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 11:18:56 AM PST

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    •  Self-interest? (0+ / 0-)

      How exactly does it help Starbucks that much? It's not exactly a minor chain that needs notoriety, and is anyone that wasn't going to buy coffee there before really going to change their minds because of this?

      "No children have ever meddled with the Republican Party and lived to tell about it." - Sideshow Bob

      by ThinkerT on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 11:20:52 AM PST

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      •  Of course (0+ / 0-)

        The CEO speaks for Starbucks not congress.  Smart move on his part.  Of course he has to maintain his companies image and keep the business doing well next year too.

        Republicans: Taking the country back ... to the 19th century

        by yet another liberal on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 11:23:29 AM PST

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        •  Ok, I'll buy "image" (0+ / 0-)

          Lot of effort just for that, tho, particularly for an issue that I'm not sure a lot of people are paying that close attention to. I'll still maintain that possibly having people pay closer attention to the situation is a good thing.

          "No children have ever meddled with the Republican Party and lived to tell about it." - Sideshow Bob

          by ThinkerT on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 11:26:12 AM PST

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