Skip to comments.NYC bar owners dump vodka into streets, promote boycott to protest Russia’s anti-gay laws
Posted on 08/06/2013 2:14:14 AM PDT by Freelance Warrior
NEW YORK New York City bar owners poured bottles of Russian vodka into the streets of Manhattan on Monday in a protest against Russias 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.
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If Russia was an Islamic country, however, they’d have no problem.
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?
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.
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).
Pretty sure it’s a federal crime to pour a toxic chemical into the street where it can do damage to the environment....
To protest the green movement, I am buying a Chevy Volt. Then I am going to crush it! That’ll show em.
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.)
“Ill side with the Russians on this issue.”
Me too. Let the queers keep their perversions to themselves.
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...
The homosexual lobby insists on the use of the “gay” euphemism.
Ha—probably just water in empty bottles.
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.
containing all the whiskey he ever spilled. If he drowns, he is sent to Hell...
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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”.
I am sure Russia is feeling pressure from the loss of 5 bottles, which were already paid for.
I’m sure these wannabe actors and actresses belong to the Film Actors Guild.
I bet these bottles were filled with watered down cheap vodka. Otherwise, it is their loss for dumping dollars out on the street.
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.
If you believe that most people believe homosexuals only dress like women, you don’t know very many sharp people.
Please put a warning label before you post those pictures.
That is the image of homosexuals portrayed in the media. Effeminate men. Queer I for the straight guy, etc.
Don’t worry...no pictures will be posted by me.
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.. :)
Are you kidding? The bums were in the gutter slurping away!
It’s been a while since I’ve iced down a nice bottle of Starka. Maybe this weekend...
stupid people, don’t they know the Russians have their own bars in NYC?
Correct head line......
NY Queers dump vodka
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.
I read somewhere that Stoli’s is made in Luxembourg.
Oh, yes, but the forum rules...
Unlikely. The labour cost's too high.
Ha Ha! What a bunch of poofs!
I've been not aware that the local ones would have done that! Ours would insist on giving the bottles to them.
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.
They already PAID for the vodka so what does it matter? Now they’ll have to buy more to do it again next week.
Throw a match and find out! :-)
Exactly...Why aren’t these chowder heads protesting the muzzies? They execute the homos!
Vodka they’ve already bought.
Makes amazingly good sense to me, pouring profits into the sewer.
There was a similar protest against Russian vodka maybe
10 or 15 years ago.I forget what it was about.
Do we then boycott Saudi petroleum products? They not only ban homosexuality, but behead homos for even thinking about it.
I think the gays are over-reacting. The Russians are simply putting a minor limitation on their right to be fabulous in public.
Given how much homosexuals drink, probably a smart PR move for the bar owner.s
You are correct. It was water.
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