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Democrats boycott Coke, Walmart over voter ID laws
washingtonexaminer.com ^ | April 4, 2012 | Paul Bedard

Posted on 04/04/2012 9:46:31 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Democratic officials Wednesday launched a two-pronged attack on states with new laws requiring identification before voting, the highlight being a call to boycott Coke, Walmart and others that back a leading organization pushing for voter ID laws.

“We are organizing. We are not agonizing,” said Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., who is leading a parallel Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s effort to get government identification into the hands of the estimated 2-3 million Democrats who don’t have one. “We have staffed up,” he said.

Officials from another party-backed group, Color of Change, kicked off a boycott of Coke and other financial backers of the American Legislative Exchange Council which supports new voter ID laws. Other supporters include Walmart and Koch Industries. The boycott call started with a tweet (@CocaCola is helping undermine voting rights. Tell them to stop) and a webpage. The group also has tied the Council to the Trayvon Martin shooting case.

Those efforts came on the heels of a new report released Wednesday by the Center for American Progress condemning new voter idenfication laws in Florida, Texas, Tennessee, Kansas and Wisconsin.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; cap; clyburn; coke; corruption; democratcorruption; democrats; democratvoterfraud; electionfraud; elections; fraud; soros; voterfraud; voterid; walmart; wi

1 posted on 04/04/2012 9:46:37 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

time to go to WalMart and buy a few cases of Coke...


2 posted on 04/04/2012 9:48:03 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Free ThinkerNY
These boycott things have been blowing up in the Left's face lately.

This will be no different.

Their gangster tactics aren't scaring people any more.

3 posted on 04/04/2012 9:48:36 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Over half of U.S. murders are of black people, and 90% of them are committed by other black people.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I don’t drink coke but I’m on my way to Wallmart to buy six cases...


4 posted on 04/04/2012 9:48:36 AM PDT by Huebolt (It's not over until there is not ONE DEMOCRAT HOLDING OFFICE ANYWHERE. Not even a dog catcher!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Dems have hated Wal-mart since it first opened its doors.

Nothing new here.


5 posted on 04/04/2012 9:49:38 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“of the estimated 2-3 million Democrats who don’t have one.”

presumably these would be dead Americans?


6 posted on 04/04/2012 9:49:56 AM PDT by Jeff Vader
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Someone should tell this dumbass Clyburn that 62% of blacks FAVOR voter ID laws.


7 posted on 04/04/2012 9:50:00 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (The TEA Party is my cup of tea.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

African-Americans have been boycotting Coke for over a century.


8 posted on 04/04/2012 9:50:13 AM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Interesting that they’re only targeting a few of the states with voter ID laws.


9 posted on 04/04/2012 9:52:15 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

All right, now I can go to WalMart and buy some Coke without shopping carts in my way! Libs think the isles at WalMart are one way.


10 posted on 04/04/2012 9:53:13 AM PDT by Calif4Palin (President Palin sounds so good....)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

Is that ture? Fill me in.


11 posted on 04/04/2012 10:02:12 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Keith Olbermann: Ahh, but the strawberries that's... that's where I had them.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

ditto


12 posted on 04/04/2012 10:06:44 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Its amazing to me that the same people who do not want documentation for voting in a general election, not only DEMAND identification in a union election, they want the voter’s choice made public.


13 posted on 04/04/2012 10:09:09 AM PDT by fhayek
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To: Jeff Vader

The dead voters have proper ID,the Dems are more worried about illegals not getting to vote.


14 posted on 04/04/2012 10:09:09 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Why would any sane American object to voter registration verification?
What could be the motivation of the objectors? /sarc.
15 posted on 04/04/2012 10:10:36 AM PDT by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Was on my way to Walmart today anyway. Will be sure to pick up some Diet Coke while there.


16 posted on 04/04/2012 10:12:53 AM PDT by sheana
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I live on Coca Cola & I shop at Wal-Mart for a number of reasons. I live rural & there are 2 Wal-Marts which have a larger array of items all at ONE location for my shopping needs. With the price of fuel, I usually only shop one a month & I don’t need to be shopping at 7-9 stores to get wht I can get all at one time at Wal-Mart. I can even buy a newspaper & eat lunch at Subway or McDonald’s inside the store, where I am safe.


17 posted on 04/04/2012 10:14:11 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How does a person get medical care & get their medical records put online electronically without proper ID?????


18 posted on 04/04/2012 10:15:21 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Zuben Elgenubi
African-Americans have been boycotting Coke for over a century.

Hadn't noticed.

I go to Walmart 1-2 times a week, and I've seen plenty of Coke in blacks' carts.

19 posted on 04/04/2012 10:20:02 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (My dream ticket for 2012 is John Galt & Dagny Taggart!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Boycotts are usually a childish form of retaliation.


20 posted on 04/04/2012 10:24:42 AM PDT by donhunt (Certified and proud "Son of a Bitch".)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I had to show ID the last time I bought beer in Walmart, and I was delighted because I’m waaaay over 21.


21 posted on 04/04/2012 10:27:46 AM PDT by NYpeanut (BO leads a whining army of pickpockets and parasites in an endless orgy of self-righteousness)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Good, I needed an excuse to stop by Walmart for a 12pack of Coke Zero.


22 posted on 04/04/2012 10:30:50 AM PDT by Marathoner (2 goals this year: (1) S##tcan Obamacare; (2) S##tcan Obama)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

I’ve never heard of that.

Any idea why?


23 posted on 04/04/2012 10:34:17 AM PDT by Gator113 (** President Newt Gingrich-"Our beloved republic deserves nothing less." ~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Walmart nearest me is loaded with Obama voters today. I don’t think they give a crap about boycotts.


24 posted on 04/04/2012 10:36:00 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Looks like I’m drinking Coke and shopping at Wal-Fart. They have a Coleman tent with my name on it anyway.


25 posted on 04/04/2012 10:37:53 AM PDT by Peter from Rutland
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Okay....off to WalMart to buy lots of Diet Cokes! :-)


26 posted on 04/04/2012 10:41:37 AM PDT by LadyPilgrim ((Lifted up was He to die; It is finished was His cry; Hallelujah what a Savior!!!!!! ))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Yeah.. boycotts are so effective. The homos` boycott, for instance, caused Chik-Fil-A to become a more family-friendly dining experience.


27 posted on 04/04/2012 10:49:06 AM PDT by ScottinVA (A single drop of American blood for muslims is one drop too many!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
time to go to WalMart and buy a few cases of Coke...

I'm swinging by there after work for some Coke Zero. Need anything?

28 posted on 04/04/2012 10:50:36 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
time to go to WalMart and buy a few cases of Coke...

I'm swinging by there after work for some Coke Zero. Need anything?

29 posted on 04/04/2012 10:50:50 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President.)
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Perhaps its time we boycott grape soda.


30 posted on 04/04/2012 11:06:34 AM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Now they’ve laid down the gauntlet, I respect that. I think these people should now show just how much this issue means to them. I suggest they, and ALL DEMOCRATS who agree with them immediately go on a HUNGER STRIKE.

I will both applaud and support their effort while I watch stories about them on TV while eating big juicy steaks and gallons of beer. I think by election day in November, I’ll personally go and shake the frail hand of that brave last dumocrat. We may Go Galt, but these guys... they can Go Darwin!


31 posted on 04/04/2012 11:08:51 AM PDT by Made In The USA (Bacon wrapped in bacon, wrapped in bacon, wrapped in bacon...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This can’t be! No more “People of WalMart” photo shoots sent around in emails! I know they are all libs, you can tell by looking at them.


32 posted on 04/04/2012 11:23:24 AM PDT by Fireone (Elect a patriot, elect Newt! (did I mention FUBO?))
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To: All

Heard on the street:

I ain’t givin’ up snortin’ my coke for no boycott. yo.....


33 posted on 04/04/2012 11:28:00 AM PDT by Boonie
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I find it funny that liberals/Democrats hate someone having to show ID to vote, yet they don’t have a problem with me having to show my ID to exercise my Constitutional right to buy, own and use a gun.

Since you have to have an ID to do pretty much anything in this world, it is insane for them to think that something as important as voting should be done without safeguards or limits. The fact they want us to allow anonymous voting is because they are in favor of allowing illegal voting by illegal aliens, felons, multiple vote casting liberals and other methods that help them win elections. If it weren’t for illegal voting the liberals/Democrats would not win many elections.

We should use the list of who is against voter ID laws as a litmus test of who should be removed from office either by the ballot or the bullet. These people who would set our elections in such a dangerous place should be jailed or ran out of the country. They are enemies of America. They can’t be trusted.


34 posted on 04/04/2012 11:30:43 AM PDT by Jack Burton007 (This is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and I'm talkin' to whoever's listenin' out there.)
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To: All

Can we get them to boycott all of the elections?


35 posted on 04/04/2012 11:41:00 AM PDT by troy McClure
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To: Boonie

Oh...that kind of Coke.


36 posted on 04/04/2012 11:44:53 AM PDT by OLDCU
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To: Free ThinkerNY; All
The link now goes to

Coke caves in face of Democratic boycott threat

37 posted on 04/04/2012 1:53:23 PM PDT by Lonely Bull
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