Nets Panicked Schultz ‘Brewing Trouble for Democrats’ With 2020 Run
January 28th, 2019 9:06 PM
Over the weekend, former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz sent the liberal media into a tailspin by announcing he was seriously exploring the idea of running as an independent candidate in 2020. Instead of treating him as just another candidate in what was turning out to be a very crowded field Monday evening, the liberal broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) treated him as a threat to the…
PANIC: CBS Worries Over Independent Bid That Could Sink Dems in 2020
January 28th, 2019 4:08 PM
The news that Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks, is strongly looking at a third party bid for the White House has clearly rattled members of the media. Given that Schultz holds liberal views on abortion, exiting the Paris Climate Agreement, illegal immigration, and other issues, it’s clear that CBS worries his candidacy will split the Democratic vote and reelect Donald Trump.
Starbucks Joins the Tax-Cut Bonus Crowd; Liberals Hardest Hit
January 25th, 2018 4:18 PM
On Wednesday, Starbucks added itself to the long list of companies announcing moves benefiting employees while crediting the tax law passed in December. The company's strong leftist pedigree is making things awkward for the left-leaning press, which has, among other things, conveniently forgotten that just three months ago, Howard Schultz, the company's executive chairman and former CEO, slammed…
Starbucks Shareholder Stands Up to Outgoing Liberal CEO
March 27th, 2017 11:27 AM
With Starbuck’s stock underperforming, its about time someone questioned Starbucks’s liberal agenda. Just don’t expect the media to care. A conservative think tank, The National Center for Public Policy Research, confronted outgoing controversial Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. As an owner of Starbucks stock, the group sent its General Counsel Justin Danhof to Starbucks’s annual shareholders…
CNBC Host: Starbucks CEO 'Preachy,' 'Sanctimonious,' 'Self-Righteous'
July 7th, 2015 12:02 PM
Coffee prices are falling, but liberal Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has decided to raise its prices anyway. CNBC’s Squawk Box co-host Joe Kernen called Schultz out on July 7, saying Schultz was trying “to pad his profits.”
Kernen argued it was unfair to criticize airlines for failing to pass savings along to consumers when oil prices fell, but not criticize Starbucks for raising its prices even…
MSNBC to Starbucks Baristas: Put 'US Based on White Supremacy' on Cups
March 22nd, 2015 10:45 PM
Paging Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. Your "conversation about race" idea has hit a bit of a brick wall among those you seem to believe are on your side — unless your idea of a "conversation" is talking down to anyone who doesn't buy into the idea of "diversity" uber alles, or that this country's founding and history have been predominantly noble.
On Melissa Harris-Perry's show this weekend, the…
'Intentions Are Pure'? Starbucks-USAT Race Test Demonstrates Otherwise
March 21st, 2015 11:49 PM
The Associated Press's most recent story on the controversial Starbucks USA Today "Race Together" campaign came out Wednesday evening.
In that story, AP Food Industry Writer Candice Choi quoted Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz at his company's annual shareholders' meeting predicting that "Some in the media will criticize Starbucks for having a political agenda," but that "Our intentions are pure."…
USA Today Is All-in Partner in Starbucks' 'Race Together' Campaign
March 21st, 2015 10:28 AM
Coffee retailing giant Starbucks is getting an earful of outrage and ridicule over its "Race Together" campaign. Its intent, according to chain CEO Howard Schultz, in a joint interview with USA Today's Larry Kramer, is to do something about what he claims is "the divisive role unconscious bias plays in our society and the role empathy can play to bridge those divides."
USAT's Kramer claims that…
Daily Beast's Gross Steamed at Starbucks CEO for His Shutdown Shtick
October 11th, 2013 4:43 PM
For someone whose job title is global business editor, Daniel Gross seems far more concerned with bashing businessmen for not toeing the liberal line than reporting business news. Then again, perhaps we shouldn't expect that much from The Daily Beast.
Gross, who has slammed Apple's penchant for legal tax avoidance as being "too greedy for its own good" turned his attention today to Starbucks CEO…
How Did Starbucks 'Walk a Fine Line' on Gun Owners
September 19th, 2013 10:30 AM
Starbucks Coffee is now living up to its effete liberal image by telling customers that they shouldn't carry guns in their stores (or the outdoor seating areas around their stores). But The Washington Post headline on an AP dispatch Thursday was "Starbucks walks a fine line over gun issue."
AP found them walking away from becoming an "unwitting supporter of gun rights." Chief executive…
CEO of Starbucks, Which Supported Obamacare, Now Worried Mandate Will
March 22nd, 2011 5:17 PM
It seems Starbucks is regretting the health care Frankenstein it helped create. The company was a key corporate backer of Obamacare in its legislative stages, but its top executive has raised concerns about the law's economic damage.