A video of black men being arrested at Starbucks. Three very different reactions.
In the video, which was posted to Twitter Thursday by Philadelphia resident Melissa DePino, two black men can be seen being escorted out of the coffee shop in handcuffs. Customers can be seen and heard telling officers that the men did nothing wrong.
Leftist Starbucks employees call the cops on two black men sitting peacefully in their own store... just 'cuz they're BLACK
Our pop culture generally associates the Starbucks coffee franchise with Left-wing Seattle-like hipsters who are tolerant, diverse, and inclusive, so imagine our shock when we learned that one of the most overt acts of racism in recent memory just occurred at a Starbucks franchise. As noted by Th
Layoffs at ESPN could affect close to 100 employees: 'Around 50 names you will recognize'
In a message sent Wednesday to ESPN employees, network president John Skipper announced the company was beginning its next round of layoffs, a long-anticipated move that is expected to thin the ranks of ESPN's on-air and online talent.
A cigar smoker bought several hundred expensive stogies and had them insured against fire. After he'd smoked them all, he filed a claim, pointing out that the cigars had been destroyed by fire. The company refused to pay, and the man sued. A judge ruled that because the insurance company had agreed to insure against ...
Mar 21, 2017 - Rather than endure lengthy and costly appeal process, the insurance company accepted the ruling and paid $15,000 to the lawyer for his loss of the cigars lost in the 'fires'. NOW, FOR THE BEST PART. After the lawyer cashed the check, the insurance company had him arrested on 24 counts ofARSON!!!
Jan 22, 2018 - The Cigar Arsonist - an Urban Legend. ... A cigar smoker bought several hundred expensive stogies and had them insured against fire. ... A Charlotte, North Carolina man, having purchased a case of rare, very expensive cigars, insured them against (get this) fire!
Mar 16, 2015 - company accepted the ruling and paid the man $15,000.00 for the rare cigars he had lost in the “fires”. HERE COMES THE BEST PART!! After the man cashed the check, the insurance company had him arrested on 24 counts of ARSON!! With his own insurance claim and testimony from the previous case
Oct 2, 2015 - Rather than endure lengthy and costly appeal process, the insurance company accepted the ruling and paid $15,000 to the lawyer for his loss of the cigars that perished in the 'fires'. After the lawyer cashed the check, the insurance company had him arrested on 24 counts of ARSON!!! With his own ...
Nov 15, 2016 - After the lawyer cashed the check, the insurance company had him arrested on 24 counts of ARSON!!! With his own insurance claim and testimony from the previous case being used against him, the lawyer was convicted of intentionally burning his insured property and was sentenced to 24 months in jail ...
Aug 20, 2012 - A North Carolina lawyer who purchased a box of rare and expensive cigars and smoked them all won a claim against his insurer because he had ... He said the cigars were lost “in a series of small fires.” ... After the plaintiff cashed the check, the insurance company had him arrested on 24 counts of arson.
Rather than endure lengthy and costly appeal process, the insurance company accepted the ruling and paid $15,000.00 to the lawyer for his loss of the rare cigars lost in the "fires." But... After the lawyer cashed the check, the insurance company had him arrested on 24 counts of ARSON! With his own ...
Dec 2, 1997 - I told the “presumably fanciful” story of the guy who insured his rare cigars, smoked them, then tried to collect on his fire insurance. Robert Doucette was kind enough to point me to the mother of all myth-debunking sites, lest anyone think this might actually be true. I commend this site to you even if you don't ...
Dead Drops: what to do if you see a USB stick sticking out of a wall
I've always wanted to be a spy, but have never got over my inability to keep a secret, my wanton desire for attention and my half-hearted pacifism. But thanks to Dead Drops, an international community building "an anonymous, offline, peer-to-peer file-sharing network in public space", I can at least live out my dream of putting on a long trenchcoat and sunglasses and swapping confidential information with strangers.
Coca-Cola to slash 1,200 jobs after a challenging first quarter
Coca-Cola's first quarter lacked a whole bunch of fizz, and incoming CEO James Quincey is wasting no time to try and protect the bottom line. Quincey told analysts on a conference call Tuesday that Coca-Cola would soon slash 1,200 jobs as part of a new $800 million cost savings plan.The news comes after the company posted tepid 2017 first quarter results.
Revcontent acquires Rover for better content recommendation tech
Revcontent, a self-funded company powering content recommendations for publishers like Forbes and The Atlantic, has acquired Rover. That's not Rover the pet-sitting marketplace, but rather the content discovery app formerly known as Flipora and Infoaxe. CEO John Lemp told me that Revcontent is paying "north of $30 million" in cash and stock for the acquisition, which he described as an investment in better content recommendations.