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Food co-op in Rachel Corrie's hometown [Olympia,WA] boycotts Israeli goods
Haaretz ^ | 7/20/2010 | Natasha Mozgovaya

Posted on 07/20/2010 5:47:18 AM PDT by HearMe

The Olympia Food Co-op announced last week that no more Israeli products will be sold at its two grocery stores.

Last week, the board of directors of the Olympia Food Co-op in Washington state decided that no more Israeli products will be sold at its two grocery stores in the city.

"We met last Thursday for the board members meeting and a pretty large group – about 40 people – presented the boycott project and answered our questions," Rob Richards, a board member, told Haaretz. "A couple of board members were concerned about what will be the financial effect on the organization, but it’s minimal. For me personally there is a moral imperative that goes beyond any financial concern. So we decided to adopt the boycott which went into effect the next day."

Asked whether the boycott includes all products made in Israel, or only in settlements, Richards explained: "As far as I know – it concerns any Israeli products. We exempted "Peace Oil" – it’s a joint product produced by the Palestinian farmers. Any product that is made by the company that works to improve the conditions of the Palestinians will be exempted."

Richards says the decision drew no protests.

(Excerpt) Read more at haaretz.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Israel; News/Current Events; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: antisemites; boycott; bulldozer1; dajooz; democrats; iheartpancakes; israel; liberalfascism; liberals; olympia; olympiafoodcoop; pancake; proterrorist; racism; terrorists; wanker0
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1 posted on 07/20/2010 5:47:22 AM PDT by HearMe
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To: HearMe

I guess they will also ban pancake, waffle and crepe mixes.


2 posted on 07/20/2010 5:49:00 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: HearMe
So their pantry is now Judenfrei? How nice.
3 posted on 07/20/2010 5:49:18 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: ClearCase_guy

Yep, but I hear they are also Rachel Corrie free too.


4 posted on 07/20/2010 5:52:11 AM PDT by rbmillerjr (A loud band of PaulBots, Isolationists, Protectionists, 911Inside Jobnuts, 3rdParty Loud Irrelevants)
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To: HearMe

If the cost to business had not been minimal how would they have voted?


5 posted on 07/20/2010 5:52:53 AM PDT by linn37 ( "The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: ClearCase_guy
More antisemitism from the left.
6 posted on 07/20/2010 5:53:22 AM PDT by MBB1984
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To: HearMe

Israeli sources, meanwhile, have said that, “The two thousand dollars in lost annual revenue will really sting.”


7 posted on 07/20/2010 5:53:43 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: HearMe

... quick find the maple syrup.


8 posted on 07/20/2010 5:54:33 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: HearMe

Saint Rachel

9 posted on 07/20/2010 5:56:47 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union. Then we became them." -- Lazamataz, 2005)
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To: HearMe

10 posted on 07/20/2010 5:57:44 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union. Then we became them." -- Lazamataz, 2005)
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To: HearMe

If every American were to learn what was in the Hamas charter, Israel would never have to worry about public support, ever again. That’s how important it is. If every Israeli leader would carry a copy of the Hamas charter, I’d say to you that it’s game, set and match.” ~ Frank Luntz 07/16/2010 http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2555426/posts?page=3#3


11 posted on 07/20/2010 6:00:25 AM PDT by Matchett-PI (BP was founder of Cap & Trade Lobby and is linked to John Podesta, The Apollo Alliance and Obama)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Yeah, their pantry only.

Beside their remarkable inability to be able to see right from wrong, and their support for terrorists who would happily kill them exactly for their liberal lifestyles, the hypocrisy is astounding.

Why don’t they go all the way? Why not boycott Israeli technology. I guess maybe they don’t want to go back to a computer free world and communicating with pen and paper.


12 posted on 07/20/2010 6:01:08 AM PDT by HearMe
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To: Matchett-PI

The Leftist mindset is so damaged that they are incapable of learning anything.

Israelis are losing the public relations war because Israelis believe that history and facts and reality and every other objective criteria should count. It is not easy for rational human beings to accept that truth doesn’t matter.

I guarantee you that you can show these people the Hamas Charter, and anything else, and it won’t change one mind. They will blame Israel for Hamas’ genocidal intentions.


13 posted on 07/20/2010 6:06:36 AM PDT by HearMe
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To: HearMe

Whole thing makes me want to puke. Damned Liberals have a basic overwhelming NEED for attention. They will do anything to bring attention upon themselves for a shining moment.

The best thing is to ignore the bastards, but then they do something outrageous, and then follow up with something even more outrageous for the attention they FEEL they deserve, and need so badly.

Libs are attention whores, and this boycott, and others such as the Arizona boycotts, the stupid resolutions, and so on are attention grabbing schemes to make the Leftists/Liberals FEEL important, and that they are participating with their IN-CROWD of fellow morons.


14 posted on 07/20/2010 6:13:57 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Liberalism draws criminals as excrement draws flies. Liberals are only good for bait.)
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To: HearMe

Big deal....


15 posted on 07/20/2010 6:20:54 AM PDT by freebilly (No wonder the left has a boner for Obama. There's CIALIS in soCIALISt....)
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To: HearMe
I went to this facebook page to see what foods are actually imported from Israel. Most of them look like "yuppie stuff" I wouldn't ordinarily purchase. But I'll be purchasing some of them now. Gives me an opportunity to expand my culinary horizons.

I apologize for not knowing how to post an actual link.

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=41621872599

16 posted on 07/20/2010 6:26:22 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: HearMe

Two grocery stores and this makes headlines? Not even supermarkets but grocery stores? A million TEA Party members go to Washington DC last Sept and the leftist MSM ignores them..... but somehow can find a deep article about a leftist moonbat NW food co-op that probably counts “organic” as its main product. What a bunch of left-wing idiots. I hope they go bankrupt extolling the virtues of 0bamunism & their pathetic boycott of Israeli products.


17 posted on 07/20/2010 6:28:14 AM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: Lee'sGhost

They also ban D9 Grub.

D9 Grub is a canned concoction to feed your bulldozer and make it big and strong. It was originally made from D9 roadkill


18 posted on 07/20/2010 6:28:57 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... The winds of war are freshening)
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To: HearMe

Nice to know there is a “Rachel Corrie” menu available for the illegals. I am sure they appreciate the jew-free eats.


19 posted on 07/20/2010 6:31:34 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: ClearCase_guy
Pretty much the case. There're almost no popular Jewish oriented products which don't also have something in them made in Israel. It's a fairly intertwined market ~ particularly for the Kosher for Passover items.

You'd best believe this little gang of Islamofascist butt-kissers in Washington has Judenfrei as an ambition.

20 posted on 07/20/2010 6:33:32 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: rockinqsranch
You can ignore a rattlesnake all day long but it won't change his mind. Frankly, the suggestion that people simply ignore troublemakers is almost always wrong ~ I can't think of when it has been correct.

Just where does this idea that kissing their butts will make them respect us come from?

21 posted on 07/20/2010 6:41:40 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: HearMe

22 posted on 07/20/2010 6:46:44 AM PDT by Bean Counter (don't forget the barbed wire...)
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To: HearMe

A nice new shopping mall opened today in Gaza: Will the media report on it? Will the Western media show these images?

http://www.tomgrossmedia.com/mideastdispatches/archives/001127.html


23 posted on 07/20/2010 6:47:23 AM PDT by Lorianne
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To: HearMe

She made great track lube.

LLS


24 posted on 07/20/2010 6:47:31 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: Bean Counter

Actually the word is “Himmelfahrt.”


25 posted on 07/20/2010 6:50:11 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Any comments from Leftist Jewish organizations like the ADL or the AJC?
(crickets chirping...)


26 posted on 07/20/2010 6:55:12 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: HearMe
So that means slightly more for the rest of the Middle East. A secret for those who don't know is that Israel’s main trading partners and countries of export are it's neighbors. Seeing a made in Israel label would upset many in the receiving counties so some trickery is involved. The products are labeled as coming from another country. If needed some items are even shipped through third party countries.
27 posted on 07/20/2010 6:56:27 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult
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To: HearMe

Wow.... now that’s a real sacrifice for them....


28 posted on 07/20/2010 6:56:47 AM PDT by r9etb
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To: Lazamataz

29 posted on 07/20/2010 7:13:08 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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31 posted on 07/20/2010 7:26:36 AM PDT by Jaxter ("Pro Aris et Focis")
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To: rbmillerjr

“Yep, but I hear they are also Rachel Corrie free too.”

Presumably smells a lot better without the little terrorist.


32 posted on 07/20/2010 7:39:35 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: linn37

That’s the important point. It should be noted that sales of Israeli products at that store had been rather flat.


33 posted on 07/20/2010 7:49:26 AM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: HearMe

Boycotts work both ways. Anyone going to join me in boycotting the Olympia Food Co-Op?


34 posted on 07/20/2010 7:51:25 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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35 posted on 07/20/2010 7:53:03 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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To: a fool in paradise

boy WA is quite the State-illegal alien shelter cities, cities banning oil sands products, easy on marijuana possession, large population of homosexuals and now anti Israeli...sounds like an Obama test market.


36 posted on 07/20/2010 8:13:29 AM PDT by Ktulu
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To: a fool in paradise

This past weekend I took my family to Barton Spring park to go swimming. Out front were a few kids waving around Free Gaza signs and asking people to sign petitions.

Not to waste a good opportunity in front of quite a few people I said, “This is great! I can’t believe people are finally getting it.” All these little Marxists were all happy that I was on the same page with them. My wife put her head in her hands because she knew what was coming next.

I walk up to the girl with the Rachel Corrie shirt on,(Didn’t want to do the Che thing) take the pen and while I am signing a false name I say, “People who finally believe that the Palestinians need to go back to Jordan. That someone is finally smart enough to know that Trans Jordan was separated into two states back in 48. That freeing Gaza of all those foul smelling terrorists is the best thing that can happen to peace.”

I drop the pen and petition and in front of everyone say, “this is what you are learning in school? How to be an uninformed useful idiot?”

A big round of applause ensued. When we left the pool they were no where to be found.


37 posted on 07/20/2010 8:21:09 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Helter Skelter. The Revolution is Upon Us.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Lol! Heehee!


38 posted on 07/20/2010 8:27:52 AM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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If you look on the Leftist list of all the companies that should be boycotted because they do significant work in Israel you will always find Intel.

Yet these hypocrites somehow fail to boycott anything with Intel inside: Macs and PC’s.

They are so brave in their boycotts when they boycott the product of tiny entities that are just struggling to make a living but never when it would cause these proponents of boycotts any real hardship.


39 posted on 07/20/2010 8:47:56 AM PDT by HearMe
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To: HearMe

These are worthless human beings. I have no time for people like these. They are typical for the area they live in. I wouldn’t spit on them if they were on fire.


40 posted on 07/20/2010 8:48:19 AM PDT by Pilated
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To: HearMe

And of course they’re getting rid of all the Intel processor chips in their computers and their cell phone voicemail and Motorola cell phones—all of which have connections to Israel (created by, manufactured in . . .)
Sarcasm now off. . .


41 posted on 07/20/2010 8:48:59 AM PDT by JoyjoyfromNJ (Psalm 121)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

You have a classier style than me. I usually stand opposite them with signs saying “Free Gaza—Destroy Hamas!”


42 posted on 07/20/2010 8:50:38 AM PDT by JoyjoyfromNJ (Psalm 121)
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To: HearMe

I’m boycotting Sabra humus, as I do all humus.


43 posted on 07/20/2010 8:57:43 AM PDT by junta (S.C.U.M. = State Controlled Unreliable Media)
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To: muawiyah

Go back and read the post again. THE ENTIRE POST, NOT JUST THE FIRST PARAGRAPH.

I’ve read many of your posts over the years, and the thing with your response that pisses me off the most is that YOU know better.

Also had I stated as you intimate, how in the “H” does “ignoring a Liberal” translate to “kissing there ass”? One of the best ways to fire a Lib up is to ignore what spews from their torqued brains via the orifice in the front of their heads, especially Lib women.


44 posted on 07/20/2010 9:04:27 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Liberalism draws criminals as excrement draws flies. Liberals are only good for bait.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Wow...she sure as hell doesn’t “blend in” there, does she?


45 posted on 07/20/2010 9:40:25 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: HearMe

It wasn’t political - the produce was full of Caterpillars.


46 posted on 07/20/2010 10:02:51 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

47 posted on 07/20/2010 10:04:12 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: rockinqsranch
Obviously I was not disagreeing with you.

There are, on the other hand, a large number of people who will tell you "just ignore them", but I'd rather abuse them in some manner.

I don't ever "just ignore" anyone.

48 posted on 07/20/2010 10:23:25 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Ktulu
boy WA is quite the State-illegal alien shelter cities, cities banning oil sands products, easy on marijuana possession, large population of homosexuals and now anti Israeli...sounds like an Obama test market.

True of WA west of the Cascade Curtain. East is sane.

49 posted on 07/20/2010 11:26:49 AM PDT by matt1234 (The only crisis 0bama can manage is one he intentionally created.)
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To: AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; blueyon; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; ...

The Jew-hating bitch has been dead how many years, and this one particular pack of leftist numbskulls just got the memo?


50 posted on 07/20/2010 2:05:45 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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