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Starbucks, The Tech Sector, And The State Of American "Progressivism"

gsw Wrote: Aug 12, 2012 3:45 PM
"Please" dont't feel less of "yourself" because you can't see the necessity of "quote marks" "Reading disabilities" are nothing to be "ashamed of" and can be "overcome." Now to ease your "burden" I want you to know that I have read every "word you wrote," "considered it" in every possible "context", "parsed it", and just generally "mulled it over". It is completely "incoherent" -and a "whining"" diatribe" - but you did "mean" it to be - right?""""
Arugula76 Wrote: Aug 12, 2012 10:24 PM
did you just quote a quote?

Clearly I'm out-classed. I concede to you good sir.

Something exciting just happened in San Francisco. And it should pose an intellectual challenge for those who call themselves “progressives.”

Starbucks, the Seattle-based coffee beverage giant, announced that they will soon allow mobile telephone purchases in their stores. Get the new app from San Francisco-based Square, Inc. on your smart phone, order your drinks in the store, and – presto! - pay the bill with your iPhone or Android.

Along with this new approach to sales, Starbucks is also investing $25 million in Square Inc., and Starbucks C.E.O. Howard Schultz (a bona fide “food and beverage revolutionary”) will soon join Square’s...