Tired Of Coke Standing Up For Democracy? Try Shasta!
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  • Kathy Goode
    Kathy Goode

    WRONG!!!! I love the show but since Shasta is made in my hometown! Boo! It hasta be Shasta!!! I give it a thumbs up!

  • Titanium Cranium
    Titanium Cranium

    Freedom Fries!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • CallMeDave

    You have to be a special kind of unamerican to boycott baseball and Coke

  • Ron C
    Ron C

    I thought he would say, "Those cola won't drink themselves."

  • Lucky 13
    Lucky 13

    The GOP boycotts its nose to get back at its face.

  • dave etcetera
    dave etcetera

    In Georgia that would be a real commercial. There would be "Shasta for President!" yard signs after it played the first time.

  • heidiyf

    I used to love a Shasta cream soda or orange soda!

  • bebop232

    Take that coke! Now you’re canceled!

  • Jamal Alqassem
    Jamal Alqassem

    I hate Shasta.

  • YouTube Moderator
    YouTube Moderator

    Coca-cola has killed more blacks than guns. I hope they give Coca-Cola out free!

  • Carolyn Hoover
    Carolyn Hoover

    Now I have heard everything! Not drinking a coke because it's liberal? Has everyone lost their minds?

  • radstar

    I voted for shasta but the election was stolen, apparently coke had huge dumps 😀

  • Lori McNeill
    Lori McNeill

    Given what's been going on up here in Shasta County these days, this totally tracks.

  • malenotyalc

    I thought the GOP thought cancel culture was wrong? And then they want to boycott and cancel all these American companies and products because they spoke out about the GOP and their racist voter suppression? SMH!

  • drsingingeagle

    Hey! Leave off my hometown soda! And God bless Mount Shasta!

  • Fourthgirl

    Ahhh Shasta. The drink choice of my summertime youth because it was $0.03 less than other sodas and had the flavor of Red Apple Soda. It is still headquartered in Hayward CA which meant we kids of the Bay Area got the fresh stuff!

  • J K
    J K

    I wonder what Coke will do? It's be cute if they simply stopped selling there for a couple months. ... Naw! They'd never do it.

  • Michael Greene
    Michael Greene

    Georgia Repugnant-cons are also into the "cancel culture" thing. Really though, it's just their inability to accept the consequences of a social reality that they created. The GOP boycotting of Coke™ hurts the Georgia economy, which the Georgia GOP is responsible for... Seems rather self defeating, doesn't it?

  • Silverion

    So they're cancelling the cancel culture, eh?

  • Dale hauk
    Dale hauk

    they tabs drinking gooftroup

  • carlosfer2201

    Shasta went out of business in my country many years ago after they did a giveaway. It was the typical thing where you collected bottle caps or something like that and then would get a watch in return. The watches were such pieces of shit that the name 'shasta' was then synonym with something shitty. To this day it still means that, even for people who never knew the brand like me.

  • Anton Lowe
    Anton Lowe

    So whatever happened to the GOP wanting to let the market decide?

  • OP 1000
    OP 1000

    I seldom drink cola, but this makes me want to drink a Coca Cola. Cheers!

  • JoeStoppinghem

    I miss Shasta’s Black Cherry Cola!

  • Yohon


  • paul coy
    paul coy

    Are you sure it's not Fanta the Republicans want? For historical reasons?

  • ccggenius12

    Well damn, I guess Coke's attempt at ending racism is causing a lot more of an uproar than Pepsi's attempt a few years back. Ironically it's from removing their product instead of adding it.

  • Professor Sogol
    Professor Sogol

    Have you heard from the Shasta Beverage Corporation concerning its trademark registration 78340438 for "SHASTA" registered with respect to, inter alia, non-alcoholic beverages?

  • Jason Bean
    Jason Bean

    I like RC::)

  • Paul Archibald
    Paul Archibald

    As Mitch said don't let these big corporations influence you! Now for a refreshing glass of hypocrisy.

  • jimg_hookem

    Let them prove it pour that Pepsi in their whiskey and bourbon. I say pure bullshit

  • Sophie Robinson
    Sophie Robinson

    Grapico! Buffalo Rock.

  • Captain Wow
    Captain Wow

    The Coca-Cola Company is based in Atlanta, Georgia after all. Also known as Chocolate City. They would have some 'splainin to do if they said nothing. How about we keep Atlanta and Athens and gift the rest of Georgia to Mexico?

  • dugfriendly

    "I want a pop. I want a Shasta."

    • Donna Designs
      Donna Designs


  • Sam Wiley
    Sam Wiley

    Shasta was Hitler's answer to boycott

  • Yo Mama
    Yo Mama

    wow, what did Shasta do to you? I can't imagine they find this very funny

  • WIlliam Dusseau
    WIlliam Dusseau

    RC Royal Crown Cola. Miss it along with Sunshine Hydrox.

  • Tenzhi Ti Hsien
    Tenzhi Ti Hsien

    I loved Shasta as a kid, albeit for a variety of flavors other than Cola.

  • RK Barbo
    RK Barbo

    I want a pop, I want a Shhhhhasta. I want a taste pizzaz, all the great tastes Shasta has. I want a pop, I want a Shhhhhasta. I want a thrill, I want a pow, I want it all I want it now! I want a pop, I want a Shhhhhasta.

    • Donna Designs
      Donna Designs


  • SuaveGemini

    As a life long Hayward, California resident who grew up near the plant. Hello!!! Fun fact. The "plant" is almost fully automated with almost 20 part time employees. Lol. Interesting that Shasta makes a 3 liter size, yet does not sell it here. Funner fact: They used to give away the dented cans to pretty much anybody who came by and asked especially kids.

  • For Shiggles
    For Shiggles

    36 people have no sense of humor. Hahaha

  • Wesley Sandel
    Wesley Sandel

    fweedumb fries?

  • Craig Savarese
    Craig Savarese

    I haven’t had Shasta since the late 1970’s. Even then, my mom only bought the cheapest of the cheap - blackberry, lime, and maybe a root beer if it was on sale. I did not have a real “cola” until 1982. Imagine my surprise to find Pepsi and Coke in my friend’s Aunt’s ice chest at a cook out. My life has never been the same since.

  • oldsesalt

    My parents bought cheap Shasta cola when I was young. It had the pic of a mountain on it. Once I was driving I-5 from San Francisco to Seattle and suddenly I saw the exact outline that was on the cola can! It was Mount Shasta! And I thought it was a myth. Go figure.

  • Mark Williams
    Mark Williams

    Liberty Cabbage Freedom Fries Shasta. I'll stick with my Royal Crown or Original Vernors.

  • Blue Patriot
    Blue Patriot

    No publicity (generally speaking) is bad publicity.

  • 13 ones
    13 ones

    So this is what good governance is ? a boycott on coke, wow.

  • korpse6rinder

    Was RC cola too easy of a target?

  • stone1andonly

    I have a friend who drinks Shasta products regularly... so I *gotta* remember to show him this clip! lol

  • Ryan Spengler
    Ryan Spengler

    Who's playing Bill Shasta? This guy has done hilarious work with Colbert for years but I don't know his name...

  • Stephen Blomstedt
    Stephen Blomstedt

    I didn't even realize Shasta still existed! I wonder if they even knew? Well, at long last, they're name has been uttered on a nationwide broadcast show! They should be psyched about this! Lol.

  • andrew stapley
    andrew stapley

    fanta? do people not know?

  • lnsflare1

    Fanta: This is still technically better than where we started, for the time being.

  • Sir C
    Sir C

    When I was like, 8... my family won a sweepstakes for "Free Shasta for a Year." It was basically a coupon-book with 52 vouchers for a 6-pack that could only be redeemed at a certain grocery store chain. We went through it in about 3 months. Like, we all got tired of it within the first few weeks. So my dad got this idea to sell it at a discounted price, and use the money earned for a vacation... ... nobody wanted to buy discounted Shasta :(

  • Marley Plumb
    Marley Plumb

    It's time for Shala-shasta!

  • Gerry P
    Gerry P

    "Oh Oh THAT Coke" Don Jr

  • Rob C
    Rob C

    Wasnt Shasta started by the Germans during WWII cause they couldnt import Coke?

  • Bz Co
    Bz Co

    Open your eyes. Stop making everything a mindless competition.

  • Shaun Victory
    Shaun Victory

    I thought Conan was back

  • vli5

    I'm drinking nothing but Cocoa Cola from now on.

  • Howard Kerr
    Howard Kerr

    I know they still make Shasta, but even people who are super poor seem to by the store brand soda before they buy Shasta. Me? When I want cheap a$$ soda, I now buy Fanta. One of my favorite flavors(?) is Red Pop. I have no idea what it tastes like, what it's supposed to taste like, but it sure tastes different.

    • Thumper Paul
      Thumper Paul

      Is it Big Red soda? that tastes kinda like bubble gum?

  • Robert Dillon
    Robert Dillon

    I only drink Mexican Coca-Cola because they still use cane sugar rather than corn sugar (as in the USA). Coke is absolutely 100% better with pure cane.


    That reminds me, I should go to the store for more Cherry Coke, yes really. Coke should relocate it's headquarters to another state.

  • Islander

    Nice to see Shasta on TV in any manner! This coming from someone from someone who sees the Shasta HQ on his commute.

  • yohei72

    Out of all the reasons to not drink Coke (it tastes like shit, it rots your teeth, it poisons your body), they pick this?

  • Purple Pill Philosophy
    Purple Pill Philosophy

    Coke isn't standing up for democracy but racism

  • Alice Marsolino
    Alice Marsolino

    Hey, Tiki Punch..I'm on board 🤣🤣🤣

    • Thumper Paul
      Thumper Paul

      Black cherry soda was great too.

  • Shasta Bell
    Shasta Bell

    Love it 🙌 Kiwi Strawberry is my fav. ;) Talked to the other ‘Shastas’ and we do draw the line at voting restrictions though 👍

  • Weirdunclebob V
    Weirdunclebob V

    Quite frankly, if ethics are important to you, you should be boycotting Coca Cola, Pepsi, Mars, Unilever, Colgate-Palmolive, Nike, Adidas and a whole host of companies, mostly the big corporations. Sadly, Shasta would probably be more ethical than most of them!

    • Weirdunclebob V
      Weirdunclebob V

      @Godfrey Pigott I'm still wondering why you think my ethics are distorted.

    • Weirdunclebob V
      Weirdunclebob V

      @Godfrey Pigott How? All of those companies do some or all of environmental damage, animal rights violations, human rights violations. I was joking about Shasta being more ethical. Sorry if that wasn't obvious.

    • Godfrey Pigott
      Godfrey Pigott

      Which explains your distorted concept of ethics.

  • Ballin V
    Ballin V

    You can get coke anywhere in the world accept from the Republican house 😏

  • grig

    OMG - Get that man a decent webcam!

  • Whitney ONeal
    Whitney ONeal

    Reminds me of all the fake coke products available during work meetings

  • Skyprince27

    Plot Twist: Georgia state legislature undergoes MASSIVE Blue Wave at the next opportunity, new voting law abolished.

  • Cheryl Sibson
    Cheryl Sibson

    ok well, I remember when coke uses to be "the real thing" as a commercial and now it's Canadian Gingerale.

  • Lisa Hannon
    Lisa Hannon

    I was going to suggest Fanta, the drink of Nazi Germany, but it's owned by Coca Cola. :D

  • Tisha McDonald
    Tisha McDonald

    Everyone! Let’s get together and support our thirsty Republicans across the isle and send your congressman some Coca Cola! Cases and cases of it

  • Thomas Stone
    Thomas Stone

    the only thing that would make it better would be for pepsi to refuse the contract.

  • Da Hai Zhu
    Da Hai Zhu

    I love the fact that Georgia is acting just like China

  • Brandon and Charlene
    Brandon and Charlene

    True Story, my Aunt used to work at the Shasta plant in Hayward Ca. In the 1980s. She got all the free soda she wanted, and gave it to family often. Still grosses me out to this day. 😂

  • Samplease65

    Lmao, how did THIS get by the lawyers? :P

  • kingdomcome180

    Ok so now we just buy Coca-Cola and drink it it front of Republicans every chance we get

  • Sanjana Sandeep
    Sanjana Sandeep

    I am wiki bearrr

  • Heather Hurst
    Heather Hurst

    I'm gonna have me a Coke!!!! Republicans can be cancelled anytime now.

  • David J
    David J

    The Republican party is soooooo weak.😂

  • Agnes Galvez,MS, RDN, LDN
    Agnes Galvez,MS, RDN, LDN


  • Bertin Desmeules
    Bertin Desmeules

    So Pepsi is a racist brand who dont respect democracy ? If i was the pepsi company owner, the former carrot president would drink Shasta for sure!

  • MonkeyJedi99

    Point 1: If you like Coca Cola, Pepsi is vile, and vice versa. Point 2: I would like to see Coca Cola boycott Republicans.

    • MonkeyJedi99

      @Lysana McMillan Though art a unicorn! - That is to say, I have never met anyone who has no preference between the two. Very interesting.

    • Lysana McMillan
      Lysana McMillan

      Point 1 is invalid. I am fine with drinking either.

  • a lema
    a lema

    I guess Coca-Cola is not giving Republicans any money so their boycotting looks good on them everybody should start boycotting when it comes to Republicans and they're craziness

  • iiiDandudeiii

    So does this mean there going to not drink anything coca cola brand related cause they own a lot

  • woohunter1

    Republicans: “don’t drink Coke anymore, but you can still snort it”

  • Debbie Marquis
    Debbie Marquis

    Hmmm..i wonder what they're saying now after the internet found a coke on Trump's dest..

  • Ken C
    Ken C

    Wow. I don't think I've seen Shasta (in any grocery store) in years. I had to google to confirm it was still being made. I think their ginger ale was okay, but their cola was pretty bad.

    • Lysana McMillan
      Lysana McMillan

      The cola is weak. Their fruit flavors are far better.

  • Costa Karras
    Costa Karras

    Coca Cola has more of a presence around the world than the US military. It is sold in over 200 countries. I am sure they are worried about Georgia. The CEO only makes more in a year than all of them combined, and you can throw in the 2 Federal Senators as well.

  • Delbane Ren
    Delbane Ren

    How did this segment not include the fact that Shasta originated in Nazi Germany? Seriously is team Colbert even trying?...

    • Godfrey Pigott
      Godfrey Pigott

      @Delbane Ren Actually, I'm not American.

    • Delbane Ren
      Delbane Ren

      @Godfrey Pigott oh snap you are totally right. I must have conflated the two in my mind. BTW - do you remember Faygo? lol

    • Godfrey Pigott
      Godfrey Pigott

      Funny how the name Shasta comes from a place name in California. It was FANTA that came from Nazi Germany.

  • Cameron Sitton
    Cameron Sitton

    Is this that "cancel culture" I've been hearing so much about from the Republicans?

  • Maki Burgess
    Maki Burgess

    New Jim Crow not to your liking? Try Jim Crow Classic with that classic recipe combining white privilege and brutal suppression of human rights! Your gran-pappy’s Jim Crow.

  • ProjectFlashlight612

    Coke's human rights record in Central America and India was disgraceful. Union busting, goon squads, sweat shop wages. They don't give a damn about people.

  • Alan Mercieca
    Alan Mercieca

    Maybe Trump is trying to hoard all that diet coke for himself.

  • frigginjerk

    Shasta is the soft drink for people who think RC Cola is too highfalutin.

  • Cloyette Grant
    Cloyette Grant

    No one can cancel come...cola is simply the best.