Skip to comments.According to Borders' employees' own website: Booksellers Intentionally Damage UNFIT FOR COMMAND
Posted on 09/15/2004 8:08:11 AM PDT by bigsky
Take a second to read through the astonishing postings (link below) on Borders unions website. As you will see... the attached postings are primarily from really annoyed liberals, and a couple of them refer to ongoing tactics to keep UNFIT FROM COMMAND away from the public.
Here's one example:
"We're 'finding' that most of the few copies we're getting are damaged and need to be sent back, so sad. Too bad, Bushies! Regnery needs to be more careful. I'm hearing from people at 2 other stores that this seems to be common.
Why should we help destroy what's left of our country?"
or how 'bout this one...
"You can probably get Regnery's corporate number from Books in Print or off the web. I'd keep it handy and then whenever a customer asks for this book, tell them that Regnery isn't keeping this book stocked and it may be because Regnery is a pinko-commie-fag publisher who's trying to bury this story by not printing enough copies of this book. Tell them you even read on the web that Hillary Clinton is on Regnery's Board of Directors.
And, after all, you did just read on the web that she's on the Board and that it's pinko-commie-fag publisher so you wouldn't be lying. Well, maybe you shouldh't use "pinko-commie-fag." How about pacifist lesbian outfit? Not that there's anything wrong with that."
...or this one...
"You guys don't actually HAVE to sell the thing!
"Just 'carelessly' hide the boxes, 'accidentally' drop them off pallets, 'forget' to stock the ones you have, and then suggest a nice Al Franken or Micheal Moore book as a substitute. Borders wants those recommends, remember?
"I don't care if these Neandertals in fancy suits get mad at me, they aren't regular customers anyway. Other than 'Left Behind' books, they don't read. Anything you can do to make them feel unwelcome is only fair. They are the people pushing retailers to cut costs, don't forget. And they would censor your speech, your books, your music in a heartbeat, so give them a taste of it!
"Don't get mad, get even!"
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If borders allows this behavior to continue they will soon be out of business.
Leftist= narcisstic dictator
Anti-Bush sentiment on a UNION website..nnnaaaaaahhhhhhh....it can't be!!!!!!!!!/sarcasm
I would seek out someones corporate HQ and alert them. Intentional damage is costing someone a lot of money.
Yet, it's still #1 on the Best Seller List!!!!
Sometimes the truth goes a long, long way....
That's funny because I used to drop Hillary's book on the floor in Walmart and make sure it was pretty dirty.
Send this to Drudge, Hannity, etc, ASAP!
THIS NEEDS TO BE MADE PUBLIC. Have you sent it to Rush, Hannity, Hugh Hewitt, or some unknown "hungry" reporter who needs a big story? On top of the Sandy Berger thing, The Swift Boat Vets thing, the Dan Rather thing, this could be the death knell for Kerry if it gets out.
I guess they couldn't find any matches!
And they accuse conservatives of being Nazis!
How could I have left Drudge out of my post (#10)? Let's get this thing out?
I had my kids "read" Hitlary's book but somehow, the cover always ended up torn and grubby.
LOL or coffee stains on it :o)
Why doesn't Borders just host a weekly book-burning at their central distribution facility.
Bring Your Own Hatred
They can just hoist a Nazi flag and claim allegiance to the Fourth Reich. Heck, they hate Christians, Jews, and everything else that displeased Hitler. Let's just call a spade a spade here.
I think its totally ok to destroy the books and hide them. I mean, we have to think of our country and how evil bush is. why should we allow people to say bad things about kerry when no one can seem to say anything bad about bush. its not like the vets need the money from their books. Its not like they even deserve any money because they are just liars.
we should not have to respect the freedom of speech of those that are not putting this country in the right direction. michael moores books are what everyone should be reading because he is so right about how evil bush is. bush is so evil.
/parody of inspid liberal crusaders
Typical liberal gall, accuse those who never censor anything of being guilty, while committing the crime themselves. What Nazi's.
I just emailed Drudge and Lucianne.com. Can you do some more?
I gotta go and get out of my jammies ;) and run some errands.
I'll check this thread later. I intend to take a copy of the Union Forum thread to my local Borders whose manager assured me there were "innocent" reasons why the bookstore didn't have a copy of "Unfit for Command" available.
(I just ordered a copy from Amazon!)
whats ok for us isn't ok for the neanderthals!
do as i say not as i do.
ahhh clintonian logic. gotta hate it.
Typically publishers accept back damaged returns at no cost. Given this information, Regnery should refuse to refund money for damaged copies. Let Borders eat the cost of their employees (illegal) vandalism.
I despise Borders. Its a store for Liberal losers.
Sounds to me like sooner is better!
Thanks for posting these remarks by the union thugs at Borders.
Just another example of the little brown shirted Nazis in Borders doing the old Nazi thing about books that expose them.
Borders is a rat infected left wing brownshirt organization that doesn't deserve any business from real conservatives.
$crew them and boycott them!
they have a lot of gay people working there. at least at the ones i used to go to.
I am thinking of boycotting barnes and noble too because i think something fishy is going on there with the political books.
I believe that their servers have just been toasted.
Price = $16.97
2nd Day Air = $11.48
That is less money than $27.95 plus sales tax at Borders and I don't have to drive over there. I have a shipping confirmation email, so I know it is in stock.
Very interesting. I went to Borders last week to buy this book. The computer kiosk said it was in stock, but no one could seemto find it.
I couldn't get any of your links to work...is it me?
Borders has condoned, fostered and allowed this behavior since the 1990's. I gave up on them when I tried to by Rush's first book.
Make sure Regenery Press knows about this.
They don't have to take back damaged books, and Borders will have to suck it up and either sell them or pay Regenery for them for intentionally damaging the stock.
Someone send this to Drudge.
aye the site is down. borders mgt. probably got scared. cowards!
Just e-mailed Rush, Sean, Laura, Brit, O'Reilly, Scarborough & a couple more.
Neither link in your post work! I was about to send Borders an email with the links and the following comment:
I was preparing to purchase several expensive computer programming manuals from your company. After reading these comments from your employees I will take my business to a more ethical company:
I will let my friends know about this and recommend that they look elsewhere for their books, too.
Heck, I'm still boycotting them for the whole face scanning camera security system thing.
its the same story at barnes and noble. It is a dirty, liberal political statement and i refuse to buy books from people who censor critics of someone as foul as kerry
Great job Dio.
With many of us, the first thing that came into our minds when we read about this outrage was the Nazi Book Burning before the Nazis plunged Europe into total hell.
Unfit for Command has done America another service by 'outing' the Leftist Fascists for the freedom hating totalitarians they are. These people are ready, willing and able to deny the Freedom of Speech to their opponents and burn/ban books. THEY are the Nazis.
Put on your pajamas, bigsky, and inform all conservative shows what you have discovered!
I just bought my copy at Borders in of all places, Tomkins County, NY (home of Ithaca and definitely "behind enermy lines"!!!).
The old enough to know better clerk (they never comment on my purchases at this store) could not help herself and asked me if the book were a pro-Bush or anti-Bush item. I replied as far as I knew Bush did not appear in it and hence it took no position on Bush. Rather, it concerned Vietnam War activities.
Amazing, they do not seem to be able to sell this book without scrutiny, a fifth degree, or some comment.
I might add having read prior posts here and knowing just exactly where I was at the time, I was somewhat steeled for some desk inquisition and my comments were appropriately terse and delivered in a "you should know more about your store's products than the customer" attitude.
I think it flustered her as she had slide trouble trying to run my card and at first was going to blame the card when it was obvious she could not come close to hitting the slot. When she could see I was not particularly amused by any of it, Voilla (a Kerryism) we were done--mission accomplished.
Thanks for the quick ping.
Don't be surprised when these people remain warehouse workers or cashiers all their lives.
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I checked again a few times and found it up. They're having intermittent problems. Probably only accustomed to the server load of a handful of leftist union twits.
Thanks for saving those remarks.
They have been erased by the Brownshirt Nazis in charge of the Borders link.
O'Reilly? He's wussed out on us; attacking the Swifties and all. Like Laura said yesterday: "Bill O'Reilly, the people who made you what you are, are tuning you out."
I already have.
Woo Hoo. Just got a message from Lucianne:
"Too delicious. We've just posted it. Stand back for the firestorm.
Yeah, Baby. Sigh. I better get out of my jammies and soon! :)