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This "big" news story about the cups at Starbucks not being "Christmas enough" this year is ridiculous.

 

What do the ultra religious want, Jesus Christ on the cups?

 

There is a lot more things to complain about than the artwork on a cup.   Not all Starbucks' customers celebrate Christmas.   What would they say if the owner this year had only Hanukah cups?

 

I think when people can truly share the love that Christmas is supposed to be all about and be there for their fellow neighbors who are down and out or reach out and help someone or just be loving to each other, that is more important than the design on a dam@ cup!

 

 

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Re: Starbucks' Cup Controversy

I can't believe this controversy.  These are just cups, people!  I'm a Christian, but never thought these cups represented Christ, nor should they.  I always liked these cups because when I saw the red color I knew the holiday season was coming up and it's my favorite time of the year, but I never paid much attention to the pictures on them.  The fact that they're red and green says "Christmas" to me.  Such a non issue!

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Re: Starbucks' Cup Controversy

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What this tells me is there's a group of people (fairly small, I believe) that look for anything they can use to show there's a "war on Christmas". Sad.

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Re: Starbucks' Cup Controversy

There are so many genuine problems in the country that it is irritating that people are making up krappola to be angry over.  

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Re: Starbucks' Cup Controversy

How many can see entire cup anyway. Doesn't the sleeve cover most of it?

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I get so sick of everybody being offended by every little thing.  Either these people have no lives, or they get some sort of perverse enjoyment out of complaining and playing the perpetual victim.

 

ETA:  When I first saw the cup, before I read the article, I thought "gee, what a nice festive holiday cup!"

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Re: Starbucks' Cup Controversy

Here is my take:  First, I don't like Starbucks...too strong and too expensive, so this is a non-issue for me. I feel folks are upset not about a silly cup per se, but because what this represents to many, which is an anti-Christian message and an attempt to mollify those who would be "offended".  That is jmo and I won't argue the matter, as I agree there are much more important things going on to be concerned about...however for some, this is just one more tiny nail in the coffin of what our country was.

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Re: Starbucks' Cup Controversy

Starbucks' 2015 holiday-themed cups have prompted controversy. (WISH Photo)

Is this the controversial cup from Starbucks?  I don't see the need for all the criticism.  It's only a cup.  BTW, I am Christian. 

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Re: Starbucks' Cup Controversy

I thought the same thing; a classy, festive Christmas cup! 

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Re: Starbucks' Cup Controversy

i heard they were designed by Donald Trump.