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Wear Levi's jeans, pioneer global 'gun control'
National Gun Rights Examiner ^ | February 6, 2010 | David Codrea

Posted on 02/06/2010 8:22:28 PM PST by Still Thinking

The Brady Campaign trying to drag Starbucks Coffee into the anti-open carry debate is, like the core mission of the gungrabbers, senseless, punitive of the innocent and fundamentally unfair. The coffee giant just wants to sell its wares, and is reluctant to alienate a large market segment simply because anti-rights bluenoses get all hissy when they see anyone pushing beyond social norms they deem acceptable.

Here's a company that's not innocent--in fact, they are willful leading collaborators in the global citizen disarmament movement: "American icon," Levi Strauss.

Some of us have been waving that denim flag for years--here's an early warning from Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership:

Levi Strauss, the makers of the jeans we are so fond of buying, is taking your money and contributing heavily to PAX. PAX is an organization circulating a petition to broaden the reach of the federal government to disarm America.

And here's a letter from our friends at Montana Shooting Sports Association:

That you would so clearly favor the criminal class is a mystery to me, but until you recant your uncivilized ways, I will have to recommend that Montana gun owners and members of the Montana Shooting Sports Association to no longer buy your products. After a lifetime of wearing Levi's, I'm switching to something else.

OK, but that was years ago. Perhaps public pressure has made them see the light? After all, they're airing a commercial with a Walt Whitman poem narration:

Pioneers! O Pioneers!

COME, my tan-faced children,
Follow well in order, get your weapons ready;
Have you your pistols? Have you your sharp edged axes? Pioneers! O pioneers!

Inspiring words paying tribute to the American spirit, paradoxically written by a poet who socialists consider an icon, then cynically and commercially exploited here by social engineering globalist profiteers using a beautifully read voice-over by a communist actor.

Ah well--back to the point: Where does Levis Strauss & Co. stand today on your right to keep and bear arms?

Reader "Barney B" sent me copies of his email correspondence with the clothing giant. I'll give you the CliffsNotes version, from their corporate "consumer relations" reply:

Levi Strauss & Co. believes deeply in the importance of equality, social justice, community involvement and corporate citizenship.

Here's one of the ways they manifest their deep beliefs:

In this time of need, we encourage you to give what you can at www.oxfamamerica.org.

OXFAM? Where have I heard about them before?

Oh, yeah--they're the international citizen disarmament zealots who are conjoined with IANSA to stump for a global gun grab.

I won't waste your time asking you to send these creatures an email. I'll simply observe that giving them your business, especially when so many alternatives exist, is giving aid and comfort to a proven enemy of your right to keep and bear arms. Consider that when making your clothing purchases--and next time you see gun owners wearing Levis, let them know.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; bradywatch; codrea; corporateamerica; democrats; donttreadonme; examiner; guncontrol; iansa; levis; levistrauss; liberalfascism; oxfam; pax; rkba; shallnotbeinfringed
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1 posted on 02/06/2010 8:22:28 PM PST by Still Thinking
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To: Still Thinking

Haven’t bought anything from Levi’s/Dockers for ages and don’t intend to ever again.


2 posted on 02/06/2010 8:30:33 PM PST by smokingfrog (You can't ignore your boss and expect to keep your job... www.filipthishouse2010.com)
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To: Still Thinking
From the time I was in the first grade until about fifteen years ago, all I bought were Levi jeans. I also bought Dockers. I quit buying them when they announced they were pulling their charitable contributions to the Boy Scouts until they allowed homosexual scoutmasters.

Haven't bought a Levi product since.

3 posted on 02/06/2010 8:36:18 PM PST by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: smokingfrog

I’ve been boycotting them since a homosexual agenda thing 20 or so years ago.


4 posted on 02/06/2010 8:36:37 PM PST by ansel12 ( Zombies are bad. True story.)
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To: neverdem; AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ...
I won't waste your time asking you to send these creatures an email. I'll simply observe that giving them your business, especially when so many alternatives exist, is giving aid and comfort to a proven enemy of your right to keep and bear arms. Consider that when making your clothing purchases--and next time you see gun owners wearing Levis, let them know.
Thanks Still Thinking.
5 posted on 02/06/2010 8:39:59 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Happy New Year! Freedom is Priceless.)
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To: Still Thinking

My Glock Model 27 40S&W wont fit in the back pocket on a pair of Levi’s anyway. So I suggest Wranglers.


6 posted on 02/06/2010 8:41:57 PM PST by cquiggy
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To: Still Thinking

IMHO, Levi Strauss and Starbucks are BOTH commie lib outfits and I won’t buy either one’s products.


7 posted on 02/06/2010 8:46:25 PM PST by Tucker39
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To: cquiggy

Glock 23’s don’t fit either...coincidence?


8 posted on 02/06/2010 8:51:39 PM PST by n8dagr8 (disenfranchised by the man)
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To: Still Thinking
CARHARTTS!

American made (albeit union), only the best will do at this house...

9 posted on 02/06/2010 8:55:45 PM PST by JDoutrider
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To: Tucker39

Yep, a bit of lace in every pocket and some cool-aid in every cup. I won’t spend a dime, I mean a 5 dollar bill on their coffee and I shop for Wrangler jeans.


10 posted on 02/06/2010 9:04:55 PM PST by Mobilemitter (We must learn to fin >-)> for ourselves.........)
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To: Still Thinking
"...using a beautifully read voice-over by a communist actor."

Not that I really care or that it matters but the link to the "communist actor" leads to a Wiki article on Will Geer who died in 1978. The voice on the commercial is clearly not Will Geer IMHO.
11 posted on 02/06/2010 9:05:44 PM PST by FortWorthPatriot ( Obama is no Hitler; Hitler got the Olympics)
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To: Still Thinking

Don’t and won’t buy Levis or Dockers.

Wranglers and whatever khaki is on sale. Not Dockers.


12 posted on 02/06/2010 9:08:41 PM PST by Eagle Eye (The last thing I want to do is hurt you, but it is still on my list.)
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To: Still Thinking

Very simple solution: Wranglers (the only jeans worn by True Texans).


13 posted on 02/06/2010 9:08:53 PM PST by TexasNative2000 (This seems like fairly decisive evidence that the dream can, in fact, die.)
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To: JDoutrider

I have some bad news. Carhartts and Wranglers are no longer American made.

We started noticing a different feel in the fabric and stitch. I decided to check the tag. Both brands are now made in MEXICO.

I visited their websites and the manufacturers are a little ambiguous in disclosing where their clothing are made. If you wish to purchase these brands (US manufactured) you’ll have to visit a thrift store.

If you’d like American made products that are similar to Carhartt buy Schaefer Ranchwear.


14 posted on 02/06/2010 9:10:25 PM PST by This Just In
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To: TexasNative2000; Eagle Eye; Mobilemitter

Read post #14.


15 posted on 02/06/2010 9:12:27 PM PST by This Just In
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To: This Just In
Good enough for George - good enough for me.


16 posted on 02/06/2010 9:15:10 PM PST by TexasNative2000 (This seems like fairly decisive evidence that the dream can, in fact, die.)
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To: Still Thinking

E-mails sent!


17 posted on 02/06/2010 9:19:11 PM PST by matthew fuller (GO GREEN!!! Recycle the Senate and Congress in 2010)
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To: TexasNative2000

I doubt Mr. Strait knows where his Wranglers are now manufactured.

There’s something far more important to me than purchasing a product simply because a celebrity, albeit conservative, endorses the name. And that is to support American made products if at all possible.

We love George Strait. He’s the genuine article, but that jeans he’s wearing is no longer.


18 posted on 02/06/2010 9:19:35 PM PST by This Just In
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To: Still Thinking
Cabela's!
19 posted on 02/06/2010 9:19:48 PM PST by outofstyle (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God)
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To: Still Thinking
I'm not suprised they're enlisting Walt Whitman in this twisted campaign.

Whitman was a homosexual narcissist of the first order. Possibly only Allen Ginsberg was more off-putting.

20 posted on 02/06/2010 9:21:48 PM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: outofstyle

Cabela’s clothing are all imported. We own a few Cabela product, which include clothing.

It’s impossible to full your closet with clothing manufactured in the U.S.A., but I don’t buy clothing made in Mexico or China. As a matter of fact, we don’t buy anything that’s made in either country. Well, not if we can help it.


21 posted on 02/06/2010 9:26:26 PM PST by This Just In
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To: This Just In

Ok...so what?

I won’t buy Ben and Jerry’s ice cream if they were the last American made ice cream.


22 posted on 02/06/2010 9:34:22 PM PST by Eagle Eye (The last thing I want to do is hurt you, but it is still on my list.)
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To: Still Thinking

Wranglers rocks.


23 posted on 02/06/2010 9:44:07 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: Still Thinking

This cowboy wears Wranglers.


24 posted on 02/06/2010 9:58:18 PM PST by CowboyJay (T(s)EA)
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To: Eagle Eye

Just the facts, mam. Just providing the facts.

I wouldn’t dine on Ben and Jerry’s ice cream even if George Strait himself was given it away.


25 posted on 02/06/2010 10:06:27 PM PST by This Just In
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To: Still Thinking
Stopped buying Levi's when I heard they were against the Second amendment. Wrangler's or Lee's for me.

I have NEVER been in a Starbucks. 7-11 and Dunkin' Donuts have better coffee and it's cheaper.

26 posted on 02/06/2010 10:06:30 PM PST by Ten Beers Gone (1/20/13)
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To: SunkenCiv

thanks sunken


27 posted on 02/06/2010 10:08:42 PM PST by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: JDoutrider
CARHARTTS!

Yup.
28 posted on 02/06/2010 10:16:26 PM PST by proud_yank (Socialism - An Answer In Search Of A Question For Over 100 Years)
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To: Still Thinking
Lee Riders...
29 posted on 02/06/2010 10:21:52 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: This Just In

I’m looking into denims from this company/site:
http://www.gussetclothing.com/


30 posted on 02/06/2010 11:36:19 PM PST by blackd77
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To: Richard Kimball

And they moved all their manufacturing jobs to third world countries in 2006.


31 posted on 02/06/2010 11:43:30 PM PST by Moe Tzadik
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To: Still Thinking

Great Post!


32 posted on 02/07/2010 12:57:24 AM PST by Pagey (B. Hussein Obama has no experience running anything, except his pedestrian mouth.)
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To: Still Thinking

Gave up on Levis when they dumped the Boy Scouts. I see there is still no reason to reconsider their “boycott” status.


33 posted on 02/07/2010 1:07:16 AM PST by kittycatonline.com
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To: Still Thinking; All

http://www.pointerbrand.com/


34 posted on 02/07/2010 1:26:11 AM PST by Charlespg
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To: Ten Beers Gone

>Wrangler’s or Lee’s for me.<

Grew up in Dallas where everyone wore Lee’s. Rival city Ft. Worth wore Levi’s. ...”Never the twain shall meet” back in those days. The jean leather patch on the back was a badge indicating where you were from.

Been buying Wrangler’s for years, since Lee’s are hard to find unless going to a Western wear store.


35 posted on 02/07/2010 1:29:41 AM PST by octex
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To: Flycatcher

I find that O Pioneers commercial with half naked kids running around very very creepy.


36 posted on 02/07/2010 4:26:19 AM PST by homegroan (Blizzard of 1978 Survivor / ILLIGITIMA NON CARBORUNDUM!!)
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To: Still Thinking
I've known about Levi Strauss being pro gun control for well over a decade.

Wrangler Jeans is it for me!

37 posted on 02/07/2010 5:18:59 AM PST by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits [A. Einstein])
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To: homegroan
I find that O Pioneers commercial with half naked kids running around very very creepy. Me too!
38 posted on 02/07/2010 5:50:54 AM PST by captnemo1
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To: homegroan
I find that O Pioneers commercial with half naked kids running around very very creepy.

Me too!
39 posted on 02/07/2010 5:51:57 AM PST by captnemo1
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To: Still Thinking

Carharts


40 posted on 02/07/2010 5:55:17 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Tax the poor. Taxes will give them a stake in society)
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To: JDoutrider
CARHARTTS!

Absolutely!

41 posted on 02/07/2010 6:02:50 AM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: homegroan; captnemo1
No doubt Whitman himself would have loved it...

And that's even creepier!

42 posted on 02/07/2010 6:35:46 AM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: smokingfrog

Same here. Haven’t worn a a pair of Levi’s now that the American original is no longer made in the USA.


43 posted on 02/07/2010 6:38:21 AM PST by rintense (Only dead fish go with the flow, which explains why Congress stinks.)
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To: rintense; All
Try these:

www.texasjeans.com.

I've bought several from them.

They are better quality than Levi's and they will custom cut the length for you.

I prefer a 31 inch length for wear with my loafers/boatshoes and a 32 inch length for wear with my boots.

They'll cut 'em anyway you want.

Quick shipping, too.

I bought four pairs just recently.

The best part is that they have no political agenda...they just want to sell jeans and make a living.

44 posted on 02/07/2010 7:24:10 AM PST by OldSmaj (I am an avowed enemy of islam and Obama is a damned fool and traitor. Questions?)
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To: rintense; All
Try these:

www.texasjeans.com.

I've bought several from them.

They are better quality than Levi's and they will custom cut the length for you.

I prefer a 31 inch length for wear with my loafers/boatshoes and a 32 inch length for wear with my boots.

They'll cut 'em anyway you want.

Quick shipping, too.

I bought four pairs just recently.

The best part is that they have no political agenda...they just want to sell jeans and make a living.

45 posted on 02/07/2010 7:47:22 AM PST by OldSmaj (I am an avowed enemy of islam and Obama is a damned fool and traitor. Questions?)
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That was such a good post, I decided to put it up twice.

Don't know why it did that.

I must have stuttered.

46 posted on 02/07/2010 7:52:35 AM PST by OldSmaj (I am an avowed enemy of islam and Obama is a damned fool and traitor. Questions?)
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To: Still Thinking

Why would anyone purchase anything other than Wranglers?


47 posted on 02/07/2010 7:52:41 AM PST by cbkaty (I may not always post...but I am always here......)
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To: OldSmaj

Sounds good...but isn’t there something strange about “Texas” Jeans made in North Carolina?


48 posted on 02/07/2010 7:58:07 AM PST by cbkaty (I may not always post...but I am always here......)
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To: OldSmaj
Jeans still made in America
49 posted on 02/07/2010 8:16:10 AM PST by cbkaty (I may not always post...but I am always here......)
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To: Flycatcher

Double creepy! Talk about a ‘red flag’! I’m glad I’m not alone w/these ads...I thought it was me.


50 posted on 02/07/2010 8:42:39 AM PST by homegroan (Blizzard of 1978 Survivor / ILLIGITIMA NON CARBORUNDUM!!)
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