Category Archives: Irony

Dunkin’ Donuts Blackface?

Bizarre, yes. Racist? It’s THAILAND. American racialists need to stop projecting their neuroses on other cultures. I love this: “The CEO for Dunkin’ Donuts in Thailand dismissed the criticism as ‘paranoid American thinking.'”

A leading human rights group has called on Dunkin’ Donuts to withdraw a “bizarre and racist” advertisement for chocolate doughnuts in Thailand that shows a smiling woman with bright pink lips in…
Debbie  An American company should know better.
Tom  It’s an American company, but I don’t know if the ad was an American idea. But still – what’s the issue?
Debbie  Bad idea to argue this one. Continue reading Dunkin’ Donuts Blackface?

“…only outlaws will have guns.”

Mar. 31, 2010
“When police arrived, two children were found dead, Pubins said. One child was 5 and the other 15 months old….

The father, 39-year-old Andre Leteve, had a self-inflicted gunshot wound that police said was not life-threatening…. Police said he was distraught over a pending divorce from his estranged wife.”

Mar. 31, 2010
“An 18-year-old man died after being shot at a Phoenix apartment complex Wednesday afternoon.

… The men apparently met to engage in some sort of transaction.”

Mar. 28, 2010
“A Phoenix woman and her boyfriend were arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault, after the woman’s husband was found with a gunshot wound Saturday night, Phoenix police said.

‘Moreno and the victim are husband and wife, and Qhihuis is her boyfriend. Moreno and her husband are going through a problematic divorce/custody battle,’ Thompson said in the press release.”

Mar. 21, 2010
“He was clearing the weapon inside the home to pack it into luggage for a trip,” Crump said in an e-mail. “When the weapon discharged, the round struck his wife who was in the backyard at the time. The shooting appears to have been unintentional.”

Mar. 18, 2010
“Man shot to death in driveway of Phoenix home”

Mar. 6, 2010
“A 19-year-old Chandler man was shot dead Saturday after a gun he was looking at fired as it was being put away, police said.”
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