Experiment Fails Again

by baldilocks Who could have predicted this? While Panera Cares billed itself as a "non-profit" restaurant designed to feed low-income people, the business model was anything but. Rather than create a charitable organization that distributes food to needy families or a discount outlet or even a $1 menu (like every other fast-food restaurant), Panera tried to … Continue reading Experiment Fails Again

Now that Starbucks is Paying the SJWgeld they Will Never be rid of the SJW

Apparently the owners of Starbucks have never read these words from Kipling: And that is called paying the Dane-geld; But we've proved it again and again, That if once you have paid him the Dane-geld You never get rid of the Dane. Otherwise they would have never started this new policy Starbucks baristas and store … Continue reading Now that Starbucks is Paying the SJWgeld they Will Never be rid of the SJW

Starbucks Handles its Business … Poorly

by baldilocks One might say that Starbucks is defecating on its own market share, but I hate going for the easy poop joke. Yes, I'm lying. Seriously, it’s sad to watch as a thriving business dies, even when it Deserves to Die.TM Even when it is committing suicide. Monica Showalter: The ever well meaning Starbucks … Continue reading Starbucks Handles its Business … Poorly

Starbucks about to be Alinkied

Loves the world, except for all the people Men at work Dr. Heckyll and Mr. Jive 1982 I think Ace has nailed it when it comes to starbucks. 25. That'll be great for Starbucks' business. Their yuppie douchebag clientele love the homeless in the abstract, but we'll see how much they appreciate their coffee shops … Continue reading Starbucks about to be Alinkied

Oh, for the days when silence was golden!

One of life's seldom-asked, but very useful questions is, "Why am I here?" It can be writ large, as "Why are we here"?, an existential question on the meaning of life, pondered by philosophers. It can be asked in a smallest way - when you momentarily get distracted and forget why you're in the garage, … Continue reading Oh, for the days when silence was golden!

Anyone notice what was missing from Memeorandum today?

As you might know I'm an early riser. As I churn out my posts for the day I frequently check Memeorandum as per Rule 3 I kept my eye open till I left the house and found something very interesting there, or rather something very interesting that Wasn't there. Can you guess (the answer is … Continue reading Anyone notice what was missing from Memeorandum today?

Chick-Fil-A/Starbucks a sly move …

Today I woke up to the news that some LGBT activists have decided to launch a Starbucks Appreciation Day since their attempts at Chick-Fil-A protests were as the LA Times put it: "more subdued" as opposed to those who live in reality land that called it: "a dismal failure" Still a positive move is smarter … Continue reading Chick-Fil-A/Starbucks a sly move …