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Backlash for Lowe's as ads pulled from TLC's "All-American Muslim"
Yahoo.com ^ | A.D. 12 December 2011 | CHRISTOPHER WEBER

Posted on 12/12/2011 5:17:27 PM PST by Robert Drobot

The retail giant stopped advertising on TLC's "All-American Muslim" after a conservative group known as the Florida Family Association complained, saying the program was "propaganda that riskily hides the Islamic agenda's clear and present danger to American liberties and traditional values."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Front Page News
KEYWORDS: agenda; islamic; propaganda; separatists

Three Cheers for Lowes !!!

There's a related item titled :

Mia Farrow, Russell Simmons Urge Lowe's Boycott After 'All-American Muslim' Ad Drama

Pressure from a conservative evangelical group led Lowe's home improvement store chain to pull its ads from the TLC reality show "All-American Muslim," but now the company is facing calls from celebrities and politicians to boycott Lowe's.
Mia Farrow and Russell Simmons have called for a boycott of Lowe's on Twitter, with Simmons promising to "sic every civil rights agency on (Lowe's) until they straighten this out." He is also urging his Twitter followers to sign a petition -- which, as of 3:25 ET Monday, had 9,660 of the 10,000 signatures the creators of the petition are hoping for -- to urge other companies to advertise during "All-American Muslim."
Meanwhile, California state Sen. Ted Lieu called the Lowe's ad pull "stunning bigotry."....
Lowe's, which yanked its advertisements from the TLC series after pressure from the Florida Family Association, didn't respond to a request from TheWrap for comment, but did issue an apology of sorts. The company seems to be expressing contrition that pulling ads made people angry, and not necessarily for actually pulling the ads.....
"As you know, the TLC program 'All-American Muslim' has become a lightning rod for people to voice complaints from a variety of perspectives – political, social and otherwise,” Lowe's said in a statement to EW.com. "Following this development, dozens of companies removed their advertising from the program beginning in late November. Lowe’s made the decision to discontinue our advertising on Dec. 5. As we shared yesterday, we have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, and we’re proud of that longstanding commitment. If we have made anyone question that commitment, we apologize.”

Lowes has nothing to apologize for making a wise business decision.....now if only I cold get my hands on a petition supporting this All-American patriot enterprise !!!

1 posted on 12/12/2011 5:17:34 PM PST by Robert Drobot
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To: Robert Drobot

Let Lowe’s know that you support their decision by sending an email to:

customercare@lowes.com


2 posted on 12/12/2011 5:25:27 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Robert Drobot
Be right Back. I need to get a new portable workbench...


3 posted on 12/12/2011 5:27:45 PM PST by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: Robert Drobot

I wonder who owns TLC.


4 posted on 12/12/2011 5:32:14 PM PST by donna (This is what happens when America is no longer a Christian nation.)
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To: Robert Drobot

Mia Farrow is still alive? She must be 90 by now.


5 posted on 12/12/2011 5:36:12 PM PST by bwc2221
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To: Windflier
Let Lowe’s know that you support their decision by sending an email to: customercare@lowes.com

Vote with your wallet to bust any boycott.

6 posted on 12/12/2011 5:36:21 PM PST by immadashell
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To: donna

Let Mia Farrow and her newfound buddies “the moslems” soil themselves over this.

Television is no place for shows promoting islam/sharia.

At most, it belongs in toilet stalls at bus stations.


7 posted on 12/12/2011 5:36:21 PM PST by LyinLibs (All moslems are somewhere on the killing-you spectrum)
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To: Robert Drobot

There are a lot of companies that didn’t advertise on the show in the first place, will they be boycotted too?


8 posted on 12/12/2011 5:36:52 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Robert Drobot

Thanks for posting. I will make a point of stopping by their store near me next time I’m buying supplies.


9 posted on 12/12/2011 5:38:05 PM PST by wmfights (PERRY 2012)
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To: Robert Drobot

These Libs are all about bias and diversity.

Where are they on the Media Matters/Soros boycotts?

(silence)


10 posted on 12/12/2011 5:40:18 PM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: bwc2221

Mia Farrow is 71.

Who cares what she thinks?

Don’t like our attitude, muzzie-lovers? Remember this isn’t Egypt or Pakistan (or Iraq, sorry to say). Here your hated “infidels” are an armed majority.

So bring it.


11 posted on 12/12/2011 5:48:09 PM PST by elcid1970 ("Deport all Muslims. Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: Robert Drobot

America would be so much better off if we stopped listening to these idiot celebs! SHUT UP and be be an entertainer.....


12 posted on 12/12/2011 5:48:21 PM PST by jakerobins
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To: Windflier
"Let Lowe’s know that you support their decision by sending an email to:
customercare@lowes.com"

Smart suggestion.

Done.

Thanks FReeper !

13 posted on 12/12/2011 5:54:03 PM PST by Robert Drobot (Fiat voluntas tua)
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To: Robert Drobot

The wife’s new dishwasher is coming from Lowe’s now. I really appreciate them standing up to all the PC Crap from our enemies.

Make no mistake, Islam will never be satisfied till America is dead and we are all Islamic Slaves. They are commanded to do this in the Koran, and commanded to lie about it. Never believe a word they say, just watch their actions, they speak a lot louder than their worthless word.


14 posted on 12/12/2011 5:55:02 PM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: bwc2221

Mia Farrow!. Still can’t get over being buddyfuc*ed by Woody Allen so she’s turned to supporting the Moslems to get back at her Jewish housemate.

Russell Simmons. Did too much hip-hop breakdancing on his head. He did more to hurt young black people than the Klan. Must be proud of himself.


15 posted on 12/12/2011 5:59:30 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Robert Drobot

They dropped ads for a hot-potato. They don’t have to like it, but I don’t see any grounds for legal recourse unless it is directly between Lowes and TLC for breech of contract.


16 posted on 12/12/2011 6:20:26 PM PST by nerdwithagun (I'd rather go gun to gun then knife to knife.)
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To: Robert Drobot

These days you gotta be culturally sensitive. A blowout sale on scimitars might be a good way for Lowe’s to patch things up.


17 posted on 12/12/2011 6:31:34 PM PST by TChad
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To: Windflier

Sent! Thanks for posting the link.


18 posted on 12/12/2011 6:34:12 PM PST by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: Windflier

Yup, just sent them a message expressing my gratitude for their courage in the face of people who forgot 9/11. Shame on those folks going after Lowes. I need to few projects in the near future. They will have my business for sure.


19 posted on 12/12/2011 6:39:19 PM PST by lovesdogs
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To: Robert Drobot

Oddly, there was no “backlash” against “All-American Muslim” itself, at least according to the DNC Media. It therefore remains a complete mystery why all these companies have been discontinuing their ads.


20 posted on 12/12/2011 6:43:37 PM PST by Interesting Times (WinterSoldier.com. SwiftVets.com. ToSetTheRecordStraight.com.)
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To: Robert Drobot

Link to online form: http://www.lowes.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ContactUsCategoryFAQPageView?faqId=8


21 posted on 12/12/2011 6:43:37 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: immadashell
Vote with your wallet to bust any boycott.

I let Lowe's know that I'm in the home improvement business, and that I wouldn't be shopping for supplies at that 'other store' for the foreseeable future.

As long as they don't back down, they've got all my business.

22 posted on 12/12/2011 6:59:39 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Robert Drobot

Drove right past Home Depot today and spent $300+ at Lowe’s because of its stand. Thanks Lowe’s!


23 posted on 12/12/2011 6:59:49 PM PST by Founding Father (The Pedophile moHAMmudd (PBUH---Pigblood be upon him))
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To: FrdmLvr
Sent! Thanks for posting the link.

You betcha. Another Freeper posted it in a previous thread and I cross-posted it here.

Pass it on. These good folks deserve our support.

24 posted on 12/12/2011 7:03:17 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: lovesdogs
just sent them a message expressing my gratitude for their courage in the face of people who forgot 9/11. Shame on those folks going after Lowes.

I think I'll post the article to my Facebook page, then insert the email address for Lowe's into the first comment. They need to hear some support from the American public for taking this courageous stance.

25 posted on 12/12/2011 7:06:58 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Robert Drobot

Up until now, I didn’t shop Lowe’s much, mainly because of the extra distance. I’m going to start driving those few extra miles now however.


26 posted on 12/12/2011 7:10:55 PM PST by Ackackadack
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To: Robert Drobot
My email to Lowe's:
Stand tough. Do not back down.

The famous, taking you to task, get the press. But there's many, many, many more folks like me who share your thoughts regarding this program.

You did the right thing. Don't let the bastards get you down.

Stand tall!!

upchuck
Aiken County, SC


27 posted on 12/12/2011 7:16:08 PM PST by upchuck (Let's have the Revolution NOW before we get dumbed down to the point that we can't.)
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To: Robert Drobot

Per the article: One CA state senator complained, one person who appeared on the show complained, and one mouthpiece for the Council on American-Islamic Relations complained.

How is that a “backlash,” Yahoo?

Careful, your agenda might get out.


28 posted on 12/12/2011 8:06:50 PM PST by Blue Ink
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To: combat_boots

The page must be getting clobbered with traffic. LOL! I keep getting an ‘error - having trouble with our server’ message. I’ll try again later. :-)


29 posted on 12/12/2011 8:52:27 PM PST by radu (May God watch over our troops and keep them safe)
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To: GeronL

My thoughts exactly.
Lowe’s big (and only) mistake was in advertising on that
show in the first place.
Sheer feel-good idiocy for the two celebs to target them.
Disappointed in Mia Farrow in particular.


30 posted on 12/12/2011 9:29:39 PM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: supremedoctrine

Mia is made at Lowe’s......that’s where Woody bought the hammer he used to nail their daughter!

ADOPTED DAUGHTER.


31 posted on 12/12/2011 9:41:36 PM PST by outhousepatrol
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To: Robert Drobot

WHO is russel simmons? nevermind who cares


32 posted on 12/12/2011 10:03:38 PM PST by merrylu
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To: Robert Drobot

Because Mia Farrow hangs out all day in hardware stores. Russel Simmons doesn’t know the working end of a hammer.

I’m sure they are going to carry a lot of drag with folks from Nevada to Virginia.

Not sure what Lowe’s was thinking in the first place.

Actually, it would be funny if their ads were hawking fertilizer.

“Scotts has more ammonium nitrate than any other brand, and is on sale, 5 bags for $100. Fuel oil containers are also on sale, 6 for $89. 6 volt Rayovac lantern batteries just 4 for $50. Duct tape and electrical tape is now buy one get one free, just in time for Eid.

All of your homeland, er, home owner needs, all in one place. Let’s blow, er, let’s do something together - Lowes.”


33 posted on 12/12/2011 10:25:17 PM PST by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: jakerobins
America would be so much better off if we stopped listening to these idiot celebs...

... and stopped welcoming thankless immigrants from third world hellholes.

34 posted on 12/13/2011 3:21:34 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: Robert Drobot

I’m pretty tolerant, but the teasers for the show are obnoxious.


35 posted on 12/13/2011 3:24:50 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: Windflier

I’m at Lowes almost every weekend, especially in the summer. They will continue to receive my business. :)


36 posted on 12/13/2011 3:26:20 AM PST by rintense (You do not advance conservatism by becoming more liberal.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

They are NOT IMMIGRANTS!

They are INVADERS!

An “immigrant” comes to this country, this Republic, because he believes in our principles and wants to live like we do.

An “INVADER” comes to this country wanting to change us or kill us.

Am I wrong? One single bit wrong?


37 posted on 12/13/2011 3:38:21 AM PST by djf (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2801220/posts)
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To: djf

Illegals are invaders, but the ones the Democrats imports from the Africa and the Middle East are thanksless freeloaders.


38 posted on 12/13/2011 3:47:46 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: Robert Drobot

Tellingly, Yahoo is not allowing feedback from readers.


39 posted on 12/13/2011 1:19:09 PM PST by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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