Pizza Hut self-defender fired
SayUncle has the story.
Local contrast: in Tucson, one of the more sickening crimes of the last decade was the "Pizza Hut killings." Two young local thugs robbed a Pizza Hut, became concerned that one of the clerks might have recognized them, and so herded everyone into the back and murdered them all. If one of the clerks, or a deliveryman, or for that matter a customer walking in, had been carrying, it might have been a different story.
If they allowed that, the poor criminals or their families might sue! The management seems prouder to have dead employees that to have to irritate the criminal element.
Posted by: oneleg at April 24, 2008 10:33 AM
They probably felt they needed to make an example out of him. But does it work? I mean, if I had a pizza delivery job, and the worst that happens is I get fired... I wouldn't even think twice about carrying.
Posted by: Sebastian at April 24, 2008 10:47 AM
If someone comes up with an email address for corporate HQ, post it here so we can let them know we're boycotting them.
Posted by: Mainsail at April 24, 2008 02:07 PM
Better than E-mails, print out the article on the Pizza hut murders and mail it to them. I guarantee that if their mail room is getting inundated by mailings that show they are losing business because they value dead employees over live ones, things will change.
E-mails are easily ignored.
Posted by: Windy Wilson at April 24, 2008 02:24 PM
Now that's a Bummer!
Posted by: Tom at April 24, 2008 03:07 PM
i have a rap album (yeah yeah shut up) with lyrics which describe how to call for a pizza and then run up the driver when he gets near the house. it's a few years old, and here we are seeing this happening now.
what does industry do? slap a sticker on it and put it on the shelves. and then the kids try it...
role models still exist, you see, even if they can no longer rightfully be called men.
Posted by: jon at April 24, 2008 03:29 PM
pizza hut was owned by pepsico for some time, but was bought by "yum! brands inc." in 1997 [wikipedia.org].
and anyways the pizza is beyond terrible, so, if you weren't already boycotting them for waging war on american gastrointestinal systems, you should have been.
Posted by: jon at April 24, 2008 03:32 PM
no way pepsico owned pizza hut? I guess they did not want to "do lunch" there.
Posted by: Tom at April 24, 2008 05:02 PM