Saturday, March 26, 2005

Rage Of The Uptrodden

Starbuck's put quotations on their coffee cups. But the St. Petersburg Times says "Some conservatives are angered by opinionated quotes" like :

"America's national debt is now $7.5-trillion, and it's skyrocketing, even as America's population ages. There will never be a better time to start paying off this crippling debt than today." -- Denis Hayes, environmentalist.
Doesn't that piss you off?
Yvette Nunez, a 27-year-old Republican from Tampa, said she hadn't noticed the quotes on her weekly caramel machiattos. On "tall" cups, the text is obscured by a cardboard sleeve.
Read it, Yvette. Defecit... American population... crippling debt... now, doesn't that piss you off?
"There are a lot of great conservative quotes, but oh well," she said. "I'm not surprised. I'm used to being under-represented."
Her party controls all three branches of government and Yvette Nunez feels "underrepresented."



Elayne said...

Great, great header, Tom. I'm continually frustrated by people who have everything (all three branches of government, all the money, all the societal power) bitching about being victimized. This is one of the stupider examples, but when it reaches the point of lashing out at universities and going on witch-hunts for "liberal" professors, it gets very dangerous indeed.

El Duque said...


I'm tired of liberals, who populate the media, complaining about conservatives, who own the media, complaining about liberals, who complain about everything.

Get off your puttypudding duff, Mr. Blahhhg, and get to the Bally Fitness Center. Start working on those arms! Give me ten!