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Advertisers who sponsor left wing media should be boycotted.
11/17/2012 | Myself

Posted on 11/17/2012 7:39:46 AM PST by Diggity

The best way (if there is a way) to force the left wing media into moving to the center is cut off their source of profits.

If the companies who advertise on left wing media, network news, cnn etc received millions of emails, letters saying that their products will not be bought as long as the sponsor they lying left wing media then it may make a difference.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: media; politics; vanity

1 posted on 11/17/2012 7:39:50 AM PST by Diggity
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To: Diggity

YES! We must do this.


2 posted on 11/17/2012 7:41:15 AM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: Diggity

How about a list?
I wouldn’t know where to start.


3 posted on 11/17/2012 7:42:19 AM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: Diggity
Like prayer, and all good deeds, this is something practiced best in anonymity.
It just happens.

The preachiest people are people I never wish to associate with.

4 posted on 11/17/2012 7:44:47 AM PST by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: Diggity

HBO- Bill Mahr is enogh reason to dumb that POS station

I dont watch left wing TV so I dont know who the advertisers are...

But I am starting to get very suspicious of names like “Progressive” auto insurance AND I was pretty surprised to learn that GEICO means “Government Employees Insurance Companay” (the are advertising it openly now)


5 posted on 11/17/2012 7:46:40 AM PST by Mr. K (some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help...)
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To: Diggity

Probably a list somewhere which I will try and dig up but the best way is to watch and note the advertisers. I would guess they are pretty consistent.

Anyone who happens to know who some major ones could post them to this thread.

I will try and dig up some information on it.


6 posted on 11/17/2012 7:46:55 AM PST by Diggity
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To: Diggity

No, we need to remove the activists from Govt or other positions where they impact policy.


7 posted on 11/17/2012 7:48:20 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: WashingtonSource

I would go farther and say that not only should the advertisers be boycotted, perhaps not in a “formal” way, but also those of us who support the constitution and freedom actively boycott all the left-wing media outlets including the major networks, the major newspapers that supported Obama and socialism, and all movies with leftist actors in major roles.
If they lose 48% of their audiences and subscribers they can not continue to spout their garbage. The Obamaites support alone will not sustain them!! Is there a web site that lists all the appropriate companies that support this nonsense so we can not buy their products or shop at their stores? I suspect we all know which actor’s movies to avoid - if I never see another George Clooney movie it will be too soon !!!!


8 posted on 11/17/2012 7:48:26 AM PST by Froggie
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To: Diggity

YES! Totally agree....


9 posted on 11/17/2012 7:51:05 AM PST by matginzac
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To: Diggity

Here is a link to top spending companies but can’t tell who advertise during the news programs. Again I will try and dig up the info.

http://www.adbrands.net/us/index.html

I hate a lot of these companies anyway.


10 posted on 11/17/2012 7:52:59 AM PST by Diggity
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To: Froggie

I refuse to go to the movies for two reasons. Main one is I refuse to give Hollywood any money and two, the movies are crap.


11 posted on 11/17/2012 7:54:42 AM PST by Diggity
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To: Diggity

OT, but important, as I agree with hitting the dems in their pocketbooks; also contact your congresscritters (IF Repub) and ask them to ‘splain this:

The RNC and DNC made their Consent Decree 30 years ago, in 1982. The agreement in effect gives a carte blanche to the Democrat Party to commit vote fraud in every voting district across America that has, in the language of the Consent Decree, “a substantial proportion of racial or ethnic populations.”

http://fellowshipofminds.wordpress.com/2012/11/15/why-the-gop-will-not-do-anything-about-vote-fraud/

Contact the RNC and ask THEM to explain it-tell them you’re changing your affiliation to “Independent” if these are the kind of “deals” they’re making.

http://www.gop.com/contact-us/


12 posted on 11/17/2012 8:04:32 AM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie
I wouldn’t know where to start That's easy. If you've heard of them they have probably advertised in the MSM.
13 posted on 11/17/2012 8:08:04 AM PST by FewsOrange
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To: Diggity; All

Money is a great power because, in a free or even semi-free society, it is a frozen form of productive energy. And, therefore, the spending of money is a great responsibility. Contrary to the altruists and the advocates of the so-called “academic freedom”, it is a moral crime to give money to support ideas with which you disagree; it means: ideas which you consider wrong, false, evil. It is a moral crime to give money to support your own destroyers. - “The Sanction of the Victims”, TOF, April 1982.7.)


14 posted on 11/17/2012 8:22:21 AM PST by PGalt
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To: Diggity

Cut the cable or satellite totally or downgrade to basic package. get over the air antenna (got my new HD version at the ready.) Buy generic at the grocery or drug store. If the MSM can’t be pushed back against, no conservative candidate will ever be presented as a reasonable alternative.


15 posted on 11/17/2012 8:24:33 AM PST by joelt
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To: Diggity

Boycotting the advertisers is a totally futile effort.
As long as you are paying your cable bill, they will advertise there.

Boycotting cable is more feasible.

Go internet streaming... cancel cable.


16 posted on 11/17/2012 8:25:21 AM PST by Safrguns
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To: Diggity

Here’s why I rarely ..i mean! rarely....ever go to movies.

The big mouth Lib actors have bloviated so much that I can not get into the character they play in the movies anymore...I just see THEM !

The old “hollywood system” had it right..they kept a tight leash on their stars, so it was all the image of marylin monroe or tony curtis, or whoever..when they were in films, you saw the character....can you imagine “tony curtis”, the hunk now???Bloviating about how gay he is...he never would have made it.


17 posted on 11/17/2012 8:27:00 AM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: Diggity
If the show is honest about its bias then why complain? They have unalienable rights too.

There are plenty of media like the MSM who about 90 percent of time are bias but deny it (that's why for years I've called employees of the MSM skid marks on Journalism's shorts), avoid the products of those sponsors..

other media claim to be "nonpartisan" but are demonstrably not, avoid the products of those sponsors.

18 posted on 11/17/2012 8:27:40 AM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Mr. K

GEICO...thanks, Mr. K. I did not know that.


19 posted on 11/17/2012 8:29:23 AM PST by PGalt
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To: Diggity

Just stop buying ‘stuff’
(you’ll need the extra money to pay taxes anyways:{ )

If you ‘need’ something buy it from outfits you have researched... not just prices but political donations, etc.
Buy ‘used’ whenever possible. (sub-markets)

Galt Life.


20 posted on 11/17/2012 8:49:57 AM PST by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: Mr. K
RE: Progressive Insurance Company

No links but this is easy to verify..

The chairman of Progressive Insurance Company Peter Lewis has connections to George Soros, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and other leftist causes.

21 posted on 11/17/2012 9:05:28 AM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Diggity

Nice.


22 posted on 11/17/2012 9:07:30 AM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Diggity

Heck with all that. I’m going to see James Bond today supposed to be one of the all time best. Also The Wire considered to be the best series ever filmed was an indictment on inner city politics and the hoplessness of gang life. It was made by HBO and every episode was haunting.


23 posted on 11/17/2012 9:10:04 AM PST by Blackirish
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To: Diggity

I heartily endorse a boycott of liberal supporters, but not with the idea that it will cause them to change. If the death spiral of the the traditional media hasn’t convinced the Left that liberalism doesn’t sell, they will not BE convinced.

I simply do not like giving my money to my enemy.


24 posted on 11/17/2012 9:13:44 AM PST by IronJack (=)
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To: IronJack

All refusing to watch the msm does is to make it cheaper for companies to advertise on the news shows.

Going directly to advertisers is more effective.


25 posted on 11/17/2012 9:18:30 AM PST by Diggity
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To: Diggity

AMERICANS CAN NOW DETERMINE WHERE TO SHOP AND SPEND THEIR MONEY
Election Cycle political donations, as reported by the Center for Responsive Politics.

...Shopping
Price Club/Costco donated $225K, 99% went to Democrats
Rite Aid donated $517K, 60% went to Democrats
Magla Products (Stanley tools, Mr. Clean) donated $22K, 100% went to Democrats
Warnaco (undergarments) donated $55K, 73% went to Democra...ts
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia donated $153K, 99% went to Democrats
Estee Lauder donated $448K, 95% went to Democrats
Guess, Inc. Donated $145K, 98% went to Democrats
Calvin Klein donated $78K, 100% went to Democrats
Liz Claiborne, Inc. Donated $34K, 97% went to Democrats
Levi Straus donated $26K, 97% went to Democrats
Olan Mills donated $175K, 99% went to Democrats
WalMart donated $467K, 97% went to Republicans
K-Mart donated $524K, 86% went to Republicans
Home Depot donated $298K, 89% went to Republicans
Target donated $226K, 70% went to Republicans
Circuit City Stores donated $261K, 95% went to Republicans
3M Co. Donated $281K, 87% went to Republicans
Hallmark Cards donated $319K, 92% went to Republicans
Amway donated $391K, 100% Republicans
Kohler Co. (plumbing fixtures) donated $283K, 100% Republicans
B.F. Goodrich (tires) donated $215K, 97% went to Republicans
Proctor & Gamble donated $243K, 79% went to Republicans

Spirits
Southern Wine & Spirits donated $213K, 73% went to Democrats
Joseph E. Seagrams & Sons donated $2M+, 67% went to Democrats
Gallo Winery donated $337K, 95% went to Democrats
Coors & Budweiser donated $174K, 92% went to Republicans
Brown-Forman Corp. (Southern Comfort, Jack Daniels, Bushmills, Korbel Wines, Lenox China , Dansk and Gorham Silver) donated $644 K — 80% went to Republicans

Hungry?
Sonic Corporation donated $83K, 98% went to Democrats
Triarc Companies (Arby’s, T.J. Cinnamon’s, Pasta Connections) donated $112K, 96% went to Democrats
Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. (chicken) donated $366K, 100% went to Republicans
Outback Steakhouse donated $641K, 95% went to Republicans
Tricon Global Restaurants (KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell) $133K, 87% went to Republicans
Brinker International (Maggiano’s, Brinker Cafe, Chili’s, On the Border, Macaroni Grill, Crazymel’s, Corner Baker, EatZis) donated $242K, 83% went to Republicans
Waffle House donated $279K, 100% went to Republicans
McDonald’s Corp. Donated $197K, 86% went to Republicans
Darden Restaurants (Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Smokey Bones, Bahama Breeze) donated $121K, 89% went to Republicans
Heinz Republicans $64,000 Democrats $21,300! John Kerry’s wife’s company!!!
Traveling and/or dining
Hyatt Corporation donated $187K of which 80% went to Democrats
Marriott International $323K, 81% went to Republicans
Holiday Inns donated $38K, 71% went to Republicans


26 posted on 11/17/2012 10:12:41 AM PST by KateRed07
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To: joelt

How did you research for the best over-the-air antenna? We’re considering that. Is Radio Shack a good place to buy?


27 posted on 11/17/2012 10:33:00 AM PST by MayflowerMadam
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To: Diggity

Boycott Time-Lies-Warner-Turner. It’s all one big company and a lot of rotten throughout.


28 posted on 11/17/2012 11:06:41 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Froggie

Dump cable and digital tv. Pay television means Viacommie and Time-Lies-Warner-Turner still get your money every month even if you don’t watch their channels.


29 posted on 11/17/2012 11:08:28 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

Tony Curtis was gay? He banged Yvonne DeCarlo and his daughter is Jamie Lee Curtis from Janet Leigh.


30 posted on 11/17/2012 11:12:00 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise

CORRECTION...........”BI”


31 posted on 11/17/2012 11:55:35 AM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: Diggity

It’s about time.


32 posted on 11/17/2012 12:43:41 PM PST by Jane Austen (Boycott the Philadelphia Eagles!)
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To: Mr. K
GEICO means “Government Employees Insurance Company”

Yes, it was an insurance company for the federal government workers when it first started.

(they are advertising it openly now)

Because it is their 75th anniversary.

33 posted on 11/17/2012 12:52:43 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (More Republicans stayed home then the margin of victory of O's Win...)
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To: Mortrey

Thanks for the information/link. BTTT!


34 posted on 11/18/2012 6:00:47 AM PST by PGalt
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To: KateRed07

Thanks for the information. DEFUND. Prepare. Persevere.


35 posted on 11/18/2012 6:04:41 AM PST by PGalt
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To: Diggity

I have a different take on movies- I go, but if they bash Republicans I walk out and demand my money back LOUDLY an d CLEARLY

Yes, they do refund your money if you ask for it


36 posted on 11/18/2012 7:12:08 AM PST by Mr. K (some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help...)
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To: Diggity
Thought you might find this website interesting...and timely.

Boycott Mainstream Media

LAUNCH DATE - JANUARY 1 2013

TIME TO CUT THE CABLE OFF
*** BOYCOTT THEIR SPONSORS
*** VOTE WITH YOUR REMOTE

37 posted on 11/18/2012 2:46:18 PM PST by Jane Long ("Miss me yet?" - Mitt)
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