Skip to comments.AllState, Sears Join List Of Advertisers Announcing No More Ads On Limbaugh
Posted on 03/05/2012 4:02:37 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
The furor over Rush Limbaughs controversial comments directed at Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke has lead to advertisers dropping his eponymous radio program. 12 advertisers, including Sleep Number, The Sleep Train, Quicken Loans, Legal Zoom, Citrix, Carbonite, ProFlowers, AOL, Bonobos, Sears, and Allstate Insurance have pulled ads from the program, and/or distanced themselves from the show, either permanently or temporarily, ThinkProgresss Adam Peck reports.
Allstates advertising purchase strategy has not included the Rush Limbaugh Show, the company wrote in a statement on their Facebook page. Earlier today, we responded to inquiries about our advertising relationship with the show by stating we did not advertise on or sponsor it. As radio listeners notified us that they were hearing Allstate ads during the show this afternoon, we contacted the vendor that arranges for our advertising placements and discovered that an error had been made and advertising time had mistakenly been purchased for the show.
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I have never heard Sears or Allstate advertise in Rush’s show.
Just what Sears needs, fewer customers.
You mean the Sears that is closing their stores all over the place?
Ha. Sounds like they can’t advertise anymore- now want to.
who has stayed?
Allstate is a terrible company when it comes to auto liability. Quick to deny, slow to pay.
Time to attack them for advertising on left wing shows.
ALL these sleezes are assuming the NYC madison ave world view. They do not understand how the real america works.
You mean the Sears that is closing their stores all over the place?
Ha. Sounds like they can’t advertise anymore- not want to.
I’m glad I use State Farm and shop at Walmart.
Sears and Alstate are no more.
It’s probably local affiliate advertising.
No problem, just inform every advertiser that you will take your services elsewhere.
Spread the word.
Rush is the most responsible person in the world. Everything is his fault./s
Sears is in financial trouble right now so you would think they would be smarter than this. I switched my insurance from All State to another 2 yrs ago.
I hope they feel the pain of their stupidity.
legal zoom is a wonderful company, their legal screwups keep many lawyers in business.
never mind the fact that all their forms are FREE online or for a nominal prices at the local staples.
I guess I’ll be cancelling my Sears account tonight.
Not smart business.
I have been boycotting Allstate so long I have forgotten why.
IF SHERI’S BERRIES PULLS OUT I WON’T SEND ANYMORE OF THOSE BERRIES TO ANYONE.. and they are nice.
I would bet, though Rush does not push boycotts, when his listeners quit those products or don’t go for them ( I was about to go for Carbonite) and they realize how many customers they lose..well they may come crawling back. Worst case scenario, Rush might have to do what GB did and I would bet all of us listeners would go right on over and subscribe..and the local radio stations would lose too because the people they advertise for would be getting the message out to fewer listeners as well so it hurts all sorts of business. Bet Barry’s thugs got to the sponsors.
Of old, I would have fought tooth and nail to defend Limbaugh against the panderers to leftists.
But since he himself has pandered to them and to the establishment by trying, indirectly, to nudge Newt out of the picture, I’m not in any hurry to defend him now.
Probably local ads.
The 12 can go on MSNBC with their support.
Add these folks to the “Made in China” list.
Can AllState and Sears each afford to lose 15 million customers?
So which advertisers are leaving Ed Schultz and Bill Maher?
This is all part of the master plan.
So here’s my question, who are they doing this for? They’re losing Rush’s audience (huge) to what end? These imbeciles don’t have enough brains to know that the left may send out million of letters and make millions of phone calls but will shop where they want despite the political implications. It’s all a big show, they lack the character to ever really take a stand on anything.
A list of anti-1st amendment companies in a WORD format to keep near the PC will help. These companies will lose in a big way. I cannot believe Sears even gives a crap. So much for supporting their K-Mart ass.
This is really good news now some of the two or three hundred national companies waiting for ad slots during Limbaugh can get their ads on. Those who have cancelled will be sorry. Rush single handedly saved a little technology known as AM Radio. I hope he will decide to save newspapers next.
given how stanley tools makes all the tools for home depot and lowes, there is nothing really that special about craftsman tools anymore.
Sears has been dying a slow death for years.
I quit buying form Sears when they decided to make me fill out extra paperwork to buy a black powder rifle kit. The blond was quite ignorant and would not listen to facts.
Sears accounts- CLOSED
FWIW lots of people in flyover country listen to Rush and decide whether or not to shop at Sears and K Mart
I was going to see about getting car insurance from AllState, but, I guess that this solves that problem.
“The idea is not about an apology, it is about silencing all opposition to their Totalitarian ideology:”
Correct. Breitbart is gone, Rush is the next target.
I’ve had my Sears account for 30 years. Oh well.
I don’t use any of the advertisers, the ones that are real, and the ones they are making up as they go along. LOL
Ho Flowers and Sharri’s Buries don’t interest me either.
Robert Shapiro started Legal Zoom after he helped OJ beat the 2 murder raps.
The “damn duck” meaning AFLAC? Don’t those folks market health plans to businesses? Are you the head of a business that this would matter?
Well, if the Black Panthers show up at the competition stores and stand on the sidewalk slamming their night sticks into their palms, I guess exercising our freedoms will be a little harder.
Farmers insurance has always been good for me.
Neither have I. I have insurance with State Farm anyway. They came through for us big time after Hurricane Katrina. Friends of mine who had All State had to fight the insurance company to get any payments.
Sorry Celtic Gal -
Shari’s Berries is a division of ProFlowers...
Some common sense and civics awareness goes a long way when using any cut rate legal aid service. If you want to ferret out every loophole in a troubling situation, hire a lawyer, that’s what they do best. If you want an easy filing with a court that has no real reason to oppose you, then go to Legal Zoom or Rocket Lawyer or the like for the proper paperwork.
Stop egging me on. That punk in Philly would have his ass handed to his friends face.
I don’t think you know what you’re talking about.
It’s going to be Bush/Rush’s fault from now on. Heck, I heard that Rush brought down the DOLT causing layoff’s.
Sears and Allstate? How quaint.
I don’t think you do.
I’ve read that some of the advertisers have SUSPENDED advertising. I don’t know if that’s like suspending a political campaign, but that’s the chicken way out. They’re afraid to pull their advertising completely. I hope Rush doesn’t take them back. Why would his listeners want to patronize companies who bailed on Rush in favor of the femiNazis? Like Rush said on his show today, hope they can survive the loss of business?
Yawn. Advertisers advertise because they want more business.
There will be other advertisers who will want to advertise.
Throughout most of this I’ve said “How can I boycott someone that I don’t do business with?” I see it as almost as hypocritical as the lefties who went to carbonite and sleep-whatever and threatened to never do business there again (as if any of them did to begin with).
But in this case - just over the weekend - I was trying to decide whether to go to Sears to buy new tires for my daughters car or a local guy. I was going to buy from Sears for the warranty.
Now my choice is made for me.
Goodbye Sears...and say goodbye to a $600 sale