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    Boycott Starbucks PLEASE READ

    This really SUCKS!!!!!!!
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    > Guess I won't be drinking Starbucks anymore! ! !


    > Recently Marines in Iraq wrote to Starbucks because they wanted to
    > let them know how much they liked their coffees and to request that
    > they send some of it to the troops there. Starbucks replied, telling the
    > Marines thank you for their support of their business, but that Starbucks does not support the war, nor anyone in it, and that they would not send the troops their brand of coffee.
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    > So as not to offend Starbucks, maybe we should not support them by
    > buying any of their products! I feel we should get this out in the open. I know this war might not be very popular with some folks, but that doesn't mean we don't support the boys on the ground f fighting street -to- street and house-to-house.
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    > If you feel the same as I do then pass this along, or you can discard it and no one will never know.
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    > Thanks very much for your support. I know you'll all be there again
    > when I deploy once more.
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    > Semper Fidelis.
    > Sgt. Howard C. Wright
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    > 1st Plt PLT
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    > PLEASE DON'T DELETE THIS . . ALLOW IT TO BE
    > PASSED TO ALL IN MEMORY OF ALL THE TROOPS WHO HAVE DIED SO THAT WE MAY HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE TO SUPPORT THEM OR NOT! ! !
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    > ***Also, don't forget that when the Twin Trade Towers were hit the fire fighters and rescue workers went to Starbucks because it was close by for water for the survivors and workers and Starbucks charged them!!!
    >
    > ****JUST A NOTE TO THIS; STARBUCKS HAD STORES ON SEVERAL MILITARY BASES IN THE UNITED STATES. THEY ARE NOW BEING REMOVED BECAUSE OF THIS. GO GET 'EM AMERICA. STAND-UP FOR OURSELVES!
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    If this is in fact true, it is total BS on there part.

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    I prefer dunkin Ds anyway

    i'm shocked tho that such a communication occurred between starbucks and the military... somebody in some letter writing position at starbucks i'm sure got fired for it, u gotta be stupid to write that and not expect a huge public spectacle

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shibby1485 View Post
    I prefer dunkin Ds anyway

    i'm shocked tho that such a communication occurred between starbucks and the military... somebody in some letter writing position at starbucks i'm sure got fired for it, u gotta be stupid to write that and not expect a huge public spectacle
    I go to starbucks everyday twice. If this can be confirmed as a fact, I will easily switch over to DD. I like it just the same.

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    I thought I've read this before......believe what you want, but here is another side:
    http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/starbucks.asp

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    Quote Originally Posted by _Lurker_ View Post
    I thought I've read this before......believe what you want, but here is another side:
    http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/starbucks.asp
    Good catch I hate those play on your sense of duty emails

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    Quote Originally Posted by OsideBill View Post
    Good catch I hate those play on your sense of duty emails
    No doubt. I am sitting here thinking " crap! I cant get "starbu" (as I affectionately call it) in the morning...place is a frikkin drug store and I am a junkie.

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    I never went to starbucks anyway they take there fuckign sweet ass time making it and the shit is over priced like no other this is just all of a more reason not to drink it.

    Dunkin Donuts gets you your shit in the blink of an eye and your on your way because they know people have places to be in the morning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ReDevilRXP View Post
    I never went to starbucks anyway they take there fuckign sweet ass time making it and the shit is over priced like no other this is just all of a more reason not to drink it.

    Dunkin Donuts gets you your shit in the blink of an eye and your on your way because they know people have places to be in the morning.
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    No way I would pay their price for some burnt tasting shit when I get get a good tasting cup of Joe at 7-11 for a buck. I drank Starbucks 1 time and threw half the cup out.

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    bah, I don't understand you guys.....I don't drink coffee, but my wife does and yea she drinks it like its crack....I get pissed at the $$$ she spends at that place......but then how much do I spend on beer?

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