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NYC bar owners dump vodka into streets, promote boycott to protest Russia’s anti-gay laws
The Washington Post ^ | 08/06/2013

Posted on 08/06/2013 2:14:14 AM PDT by Freelance Warrior

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NEW YORK — New York City bar owners poured bottles of Russian vodka into the streets of Manhattan on Monday in a protest against Russia’s crackdown on the gay community.

Holding up a bottle of the popular Russian brand Stolichnaya, the United Restaurant and Tavern Owners Association President Paul Hurley shook his head and called for a city-wide boycott of Russian spirits and liquor.

The United Restaurant and Tavern Owners Association [...] President Paul Hurley, who urged people to drink American-made alcohol instead, said the boycott was the first step toward pressuring Russia to change its policies toward gay people.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Russia; US: New York
KEYWORDS: gayagenda; homofascism; homosexualagenda; queer; russia; thatissogay; vodka
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I believe the local street bums were feeling that those bar owners should have been electrocuted for such blasphemy.
1 posted on 08/06/2013 2:14:14 AM PDT by Freelance Warrior
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2 posted on 08/06/2013 2:17:05 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Freelance Warrior

If Russia was an Islamic country, however, they’d have no problem.


3 posted on 08/06/2013 2:19:09 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Freelance Warrior

Didn’t they have to BUY the vodka before they could pour it out? How does that bother the distillers? And aren’t half those brands actually made in Latvia and other countries, not Russia? LOL What can we do to get them to boycott Texas?


4 posted on 08/06/2013 2:21:04 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: Freelance Warrior

Just to be clear: the Russia law prohibits sodomites from corrupting the minds of CHILDREN; the law does NOT break into bedrooms of consenting adults.

These “protestors” are interested in repealing a law that protects little ones from sodomite literature and exposure.

I’ll side with the Russians on this issue.


5 posted on 08/06/2013 2:22:10 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Didn’t they have to BUY the vodka before they could pour it out? How does that bother the distillers? And aren’t half those brands actually made in Latvia and other countries, not Russia?

Moreover, for some people this action would be the best commerical to buy the vodka.

As for the country of origin, some brands are made in the U.S. (Smirnoff).

6 posted on 08/06/2013 2:33:29 AM PDT by Freelance Warrior (A Russian.)
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To: Freelance Warrior

Pretty sure it’s a federal crime to pour a toxic chemical into the street where it can do damage to the environment....


7 posted on 08/06/2013 2:33:39 AM PDT by freebilly (Creepy and the Ass Crackers....)
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To: SoFloFreeper
These “protestors” are interested in repealing a law that protects little ones from sodomite literature and exposure

Exactly.

8 posted on 08/06/2013 2:34:15 AM PDT by Freelance Warrior (A Russian.)
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To: Freelance Warrior

To protest the green movement, I am buying a Chevy Volt. Then I am going to crush it! That’ll show em.


9 posted on 08/06/2013 2:45:57 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (To stay calm during these tumultuous times, I take Damitol. Ask your Doctor if it's right for you.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Didn’t they have to BUY the vodka before they could pour it out? How does that bother the distillers?

If anything, it's a "plus" for Russian vodka manufacturers. In spite of all the rampant political correctness, most heterosexuals still think it's an insult to be called gay.

Next time I buy vodka, it will be Russian. (That may be a while, though, since I don't drink.)

10 posted on 08/06/2013 2:49:31 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Freelance Warrior

GAY.


11 posted on 08/06/2013 2:52:15 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“I’ll side with the Russians on this issue.”
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Me too. Let the queers keep their perversions to themselves.


12 posted on 08/06/2013 2:54:34 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: Freelance Warrior

I am reminded of the old joke that when an Irishman dies and faces Judgment, he is suspended head down in a barrel containing all the whiskey he ever spilled. If he drowns, he is sent to Hell...


13 posted on 08/06/2013 2:56:12 AM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Freelance Warrior

The homosexual lobby insists on the use of the “gay” euphemism.


14 posted on 08/06/2013 3:07:18 AM PDT by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ha—probably just water in empty bottles.


15 posted on 08/06/2013 3:09:04 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

My guess is there were very few actual bar owners there. Why should the bar owners give a rat’s ass about what they’re doing in Russia? Probably a few out of work actors and actresses making a living tending bar who took some empty Stoli bottles, filled them with water and headed to the protest. Look at the folks in the picture. Kids. And union hacks. Not bar owners.


16 posted on 08/06/2013 3:13:59 AM PDT by old and tired
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To: Freelance Warrior
thanks, for the post. ;-)

17 posted on 08/06/2013 3:14:38 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: dayglored

containing all the whiskey he ever spilled. If he drowns, he is sent to Hell...
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
OR

My uncle Jim O’Kelley worked in a distillery and fell into a vat of whiskey and drowned.
“Didn’t anyone help him out?”.
“Yeah, 3 tried but he did a helluva job fighting them off”.


18 posted on 08/06/2013 3:14:53 AM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 --Inside every 'older' man there is a 'younger' man wondering "WTF happened")
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To: Freelance Warrior

I am sure Russia is feeling pressure from the loss of 5 bottles, which were already paid for.


19 posted on 08/06/2013 3:16:44 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Freelance Warrior

8 bottles


20 posted on 08/06/2013 3:17:03 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: old and tired

I’m sure these wannabe actors and actresses belong to the Film Actors Guild.


21 posted on 08/06/2013 3:20:31 AM PDT by Vision Thing (He has a white house, and he wants to paint it black.)
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To: Freelance Warrior

I bet these bottles were filled with watered down cheap vodka. Otherwise, it is their loss for dumping dollars out on the street.


22 posted on 08/06/2013 3:26:33 AM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: Freelance Warrior

I think we need to start informing people how Homosexuals are different than normal people. Most people think Homosexuals are simply men who like to dress up in women’s clothing. Pictures of homosexuals engaging in group anal sex might change some opinions... Maybe not.


23 posted on 08/06/2013 3:29:46 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

If you believe that most people believe homosexuals only dress like women, you don’t know very many sharp people.


24 posted on 08/06/2013 3:34:32 AM PDT by sakic
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To: Cowboy Bob

Please put a warning label before you post those pictures.


25 posted on 08/06/2013 3:42:03 AM PDT by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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To: sakic

That is the image of homosexuals portrayed in the media. Effeminate men. Queer I for the straight guy, etc.


26 posted on 08/06/2013 3:44:46 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: gitmo

Don’t worry...no pictures will be posted by me.


27 posted on 08/06/2013 3:45:32 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: dayglored
I am reminded of the old joke that when an Irishman dies and faces Judgment, he is suspended head down in a barrel containing all the whiskey he ever spilled. If he drowns, he is sent to Hell...

I had a 1/2 gallon of Jim Beam in my truck one time and it fell over and made its way over to the door without me knowing; surprising being Beam is a square bottle. Got home, opened the door and crash. It was awful! I couldn't believe how much dirt I got in my mouth licking that up.. :)

28 posted on 08/06/2013 3:50:10 AM PDT by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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To: IamConservative
All I know is that I bet that Bluto would cry again.
29 posted on 08/06/2013 4:13:26 AM PDT by mc5cents (Pray for America)
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Are you kidding? The bums were in the gutter slurping away!


30 posted on 08/06/2013 4:15:21 AM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: Freelance Warrior

It’s been a while since I’ve iced down a nice bottle of Starka. Maybe this weekend...


31 posted on 08/06/2013 4:16:14 AM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Freelance Warrior

stupid people, don’t they know the Russians have their own bars in NYC?


32 posted on 08/06/2013 4:29:08 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Freelance Warrior

Correct head line......

NY Queers dump vodka


33 posted on 08/06/2013 4:33:09 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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Vodka in the sewers? Where’s the EPA? That probably calls for a 20-year sentence plus being charged for the cost to dig up the streets and sewers.


34 posted on 08/06/2013 4:33:48 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I read somewhere that Stoli’s is made in Luxembourg.


35 posted on 08/06/2013 4:36:06 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: Freelance Warrior
How long before the poofter pink mafia lays siege to this place?


36 posted on 08/06/2013 4:38:34 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: bert
Correct head line......

Oh, yes, but the forum rules...

37 posted on 08/06/2013 4:51:01 AM PDT by Freelance Warrior (A Russian.)
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To: Rebelbase
I read somewhere that Stoli’s is made in Luxembourg

Unlikely. The labour cost's too high.

38 posted on 08/06/2013 4:52:00 AM PDT by Freelance Warrior (A Russian.)
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Ha Ha! What a bunch of poofs!


39 posted on 08/06/2013 4:55:04 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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Are you kidding? The bums were in the gutter slurping away!

I've been not aware that the local ones would have done that! Ours would insist on giving the bottles to them.

40 posted on 08/06/2013 4:55:28 AM PDT by Freelance Warrior (A Russian.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Stoli has two distilleries. The Stoli that comes to the US and Canada is made in Latvia. The other plant is in Russia and it sells to the rest of the world.


41 posted on 08/06/2013 5:33:20 AM PDT by burghguy
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To: Freelance Warrior

They already PAID for the vodka so what does it matter? Now they’ll have to buy more to do it again next week.


42 posted on 08/06/2013 5:42:13 AM PDT by rfreedom4u (I have a copy of the Constitution! And I'm not afraid to use it!)
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To: old and tired
took some empty Stoli bottles, filled them with water and headed to the protest

Throw a match and find out! :-)

43 posted on 08/06/2013 5:48:50 AM PDT by Moltke (Sapere aude!)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

Exactly...Why aren’t these chowder heads protesting the muzzies? They execute the homos!


44 posted on 08/06/2013 6:09:25 AM PDT by gr8eman (Ron Swanson for President!)
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To: Freelance Warrior

Vodka they’ve already bought.

Makes amazingly good sense to me, pouring profits into the sewer.


45 posted on 08/06/2013 6:21:04 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If you don't care about Antonio Santiago, sure as hell don't whine about Trayvon Martin.)
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To: Freelance Warrior

There was a similar protest against Russian vodka maybe
10 or 15 years ago.I forget what it was about.


46 posted on 08/06/2013 6:21:42 AM PDT by markoman (The man with the rubber glove was....surprisingly gentle.)
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To: Freelance Warrior

Do we then boycott Saudi petroleum products? They not only ban homosexuality, but behead homos for even thinking about it.


47 posted on 08/06/2013 6:22:09 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If you don't care about Antonio Santiago, sure as hell don't whine about Trayvon Martin.)
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To: Freelance Warrior

I think the gays are over-reacting. The Russians are simply putting a minor limitation on their right to be fabulous in public.


48 posted on 08/06/2013 6:24:46 AM PDT by RFEngineer
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Given how much homosexuals drink, probably a smart PR move for the bar owner.s


49 posted on 08/06/2013 6:26:21 AM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (There should be a whole lot more going on than throwing bleach, said one woman.)
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To: freebilly

You are correct. It was water.


50 posted on 08/06/2013 6:37:40 AM PDT by firebrand
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