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General Mills Comes Out Against Minnesota Marriage Amendment, Cites ‘Inclusion’
AFTAH ^ | June 18 2012 | Peter LeBarbara

Posted on 06/19/2012 5:54:31 AM PDT by scottjewell

Remember when Big Business was conservative and was protested by hippies and leftists? Well now, socially speaking, corporate titans are siding with the Left against historic Judeo-Christian values – and God-fearing Christians and Jews are chiding the soulless, capitalist sellouts. The latest Behemoth to kick the Creator to the curb is General Mills — seemingly right up there with apple pie and motherhood as a symbol of American wholesomeness, but no more.

General Mills is maker of these iconic breakfast cereals:

Cheerios Chex Cinnamon Toast Crunch Fiber One Kix Lucky Charms Monsters Total Trix Wheaties

In bowing to the revolutionary, homosexualist redefinition of marriage, the cereal giant has had to re-invent morality itself. Thus it employs the same sanctimonious Diversity Doublespeak as all social leftists who — no matter what destructive policies they pursue — pat themselves on the back for being on the side of “progress.” How telling that a company like General Mills is now serving up the pablum of “inclusion” to justify its immoral turn.

General Mills boasts that its goal “is to be among the most socially responsible food companies in the world.” Memo to General Mills: promoting homosexuality (linked disproportionately to disease and dysfunction) as normative behavior – to the point of undermining natural marriage — is not “socially responsible” but rather the opposite, even though it earns plaudits from the usual morally-challenged suspects. (See this biased “Wikipedia” entry which, sounding like a press release for the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, notes that General Mills “received positive feedback for its stand [against the Minnesota marrriage amendment] which is expected to attract people to its global workforce.”)

Apparently General Mills’ executives, like those at Starbuck’s and other mega-corporations, are betting that more American consumers are FOR the sexual sin of homosexuality than against it. Time will tell if they are right, but regardless, corporate profits do not dictate moral Truth.

There are now far too many pro-homosexuality major corporations for us to declare this offender versus that offender a boycott target — so pro-family consumers can make their own purchasing choices. As for me, I will hesitate before buying a box of Wheaties or Cheerios, if only to strike a small, lonely blow for what’s right.

Besides, Aldi does a pretty good rip-off of Cheerios and Wheaties. – Peter LaBarbera, AFTAH

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LifeSiteNews reports:

Bye Bye Cheerios?: General Mills announces support for gay ‘marriage’

By Thaddeus Baklinski

ST. PAUL, Minnesota, June 15, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Minnesota-based food giant General Mills has publicly come out in opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage in Minnesota.

Currently same-sex “marriage” is against the law in Minnesota. However, in November, Minnesotans will vote on the amendment which would insert the true definition of marriage in the state constitution…

According to a post put up Thursday, June 14 on the General Mills company blog by Ken Charles, vice president of global diversity and inclusion, “General Mills CEO Ken Powell on Wednesday addressed 400 local gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender professionals and announced that the company opposes the amendment.”

“While General Mills doesn’t normally take positions on ballot measures, this is a business issue that impacts our employees,” Charles said in his post. “I am proud to see our company join the ranks of local and national employers speaking out for inclusion…”

Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), a major advocate for the marriage amendment, blasted the General Mills Corporation for effectively declaring a “war on marriage” with its own customers.

“Marriage as the union of one man and one woman is profoundly in the common good, and it is especially important for children,” said Brown.

“General Mills makes billions marketing cereal to parents of young children. It has now effectively declared a war on marriage with its own customers when it tells the country that it is opposed to preserving traditional marriage, which is what the Minnesota Marriage Protection Amendment does.” … [LifeSiteNews article continues HERE]


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: business; buylocal; cheerios; corporateamerica; fiberone; generalmills; homosexualagenda; marriageamendment; mn2012; total; wheaties
Seems to have reached epidemic proportions: Campbell's Soup, JC Penney's, Macy's, Home Depot, Target, General Mills, Sears......
1 posted on 06/19/2012 5:54:41 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

Post Toasties and I’m good.


2 posted on 06/19/2012 5:57:58 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: scottjewell

Tasteos are just as good. General Mills not too long ago was an annual contributor to the bloody Planned Predators, and were proud of it.

I called their main office and asked the person who’s in charge of donations, if she ever thought that General Mills is contributing to an organization that is involved in killing 1,500,000 future baby food clients EVERY YEAR just here in U.S.A.? She had a prepared comment that was just plain stupid.

So, I asked her what does she think my boss would say if I told him that I was directing company funds to a group that will essentially dwindle my marketing base by 1,500,000 customers every year. Again, a prepared comment.

Incredible lack of common sense marketing logic. And then to be helping a disgusting organization whose prime goal is the destruction of 1,500,000 helpless American citizens. How that equates to good business management is beyond me.


3 posted on 06/19/2012 6:19:07 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: scottjewell

Why the hell is General Mills getting involved in this? How exactly does manufacturing sweetened breakfast cereals qualify a company to speak to the morality of homosexual “marriage?”

Its arrogance, plain and simple.

I’m done with General Mills.


4 posted on 06/19/2012 6:21:02 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: scottjewell
http://farm1.staticflickr.com/9/14263295_4f0554d39d.jpg

5 posted on 06/19/2012 6:23:03 AM PDT by wolficatZ ("We are no longer accepting comments on this article")
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6 posted on 06/19/2012 6:25:39 AM PDT by narses
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To: scottjewell

So, does General Mills, in the spirit of “inclusiveness,” also support consanguinity?


7 posted on 06/19/2012 6:31:00 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: PGR88
Why the hell is General Mills getting involved in this? How exactly does manufacturing sweetened breakfast cereals qualify a company to speak to the morality of homosexual “marriage?”

Its arrogance, plain and simple.

I’m done with General Mills.

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- sweetened breakfast cereals - may be the “tell” to this.

Isn't the WH leading a crackdown on sugary sweets? Perhaps a little strong-arm is at play here. Still, no need to roll over like a yellow dog, IMO.

So long General Mills.

8 posted on 06/19/2012 6:34:09 AM PDT by KittenClaws (A closed mouth gathers no foot.)
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To: wolficatZ

LOL!


9 posted on 06/19/2012 6:35:16 AM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: MestaMachine

Post cereals are better, anyway. I can’t recall the last time I bought a Big G cereal.


10 posted on 06/19/2012 6:36:47 AM PDT by Monkey Face (Be yourself. Everyone else is taken!)
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To: scottjewell

They just can’t resist getting into the act, can they... General Mills could’ve simply said it’s in the business of producing cereal and other food items, not influencing national or state policy.

But.. n-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o!!!!!!!! GM just had to jump onto the “queer-as-the-in-thing” bandwagon.


11 posted on 06/19/2012 6:37:51 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: MestaMachine

I checked - my breakfast of choice is from Kelloggs.


12 posted on 06/19/2012 6:38:02 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: ScottinVA
The worst of it is that this has become such a wide-spread corporate agenda (taken from the gay agenda, at their urging) that now all opposition is deemed "stupid". From a liberal publication: "The statement comes two weeks after Minnesota for Marriage blasted Target for its pro-gay "Wear It With Pride" collection, calling it a "stupid move." We'll see come November, but recent polling suggests Minnesota for Marriage stands a better chance than ever of looking pretty stupid itself come Election Day. With a majority of survey respondents saying they think same-sex couples should be able to marry, at this point supporting gay marriage may simply be good business." http://blogs.citypages.com/blotter/2012/06/mn_for_marriage_on_general_mills_pro-glbt_stance_marriage_doesnt_matter_to_them.php
13 posted on 06/19/2012 6:43:12 AM PDT by scottjewell (homosexual agenda,)
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To: scottjewell

General Mills can kiss my Private Money goodbye. Generic cereals are just fine.


14 posted on 06/19/2012 6:47:25 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: scottjewell

I’ll never look at that puckered little”O”, the Cheerio, again.


15 posted on 06/19/2012 6:53:15 AM PDT by moovova
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To: scottjewell

There’s a calculation here that corporations can pander to gays with little or no blowback from their more conservative customers. As long as there is no organized push back from conservatives, the corporations will be correct.


16 posted on 06/19/2012 6:58:40 AM PDT by Will88
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To: SoFloFreeper
General Mills can kiss my Private Money goodbye. Generic cereals are just fine.

There is a good chance the generic cereal you are eating is made by General Mills or another large co...

17 posted on 06/19/2012 6:59:03 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: scottjewell

These anti-family corporations must be laboring under the delusion that homosexuals live long lives and consume more of their products than those who live in families. They are wrong.

We drop every anti-family business from our shopping list and haven’t found it hard to spend our money elsewhere.


18 posted on 06/19/2012 7:12:55 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: scottjewell

I did not know Sears came out of the closet. How disappointing. One more place to avoid.


19 posted on 06/19/2012 7:20:20 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: scottjewell

Silly Rabbit. Trix are for Sodomites!


20 posted on 06/19/2012 7:24:26 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: scottjewell

http://www.generalmills.com/en/ContactUs.aspx


21 posted on 06/19/2012 7:29:13 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political party's in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: scottjewell
Does anyone have the full list of all the pro-homosexual businesses, so I can let my family know as we do boycott them. It's going to be hard for my husband to stop buying craftsman tools. We now drive past home depot to Lowe's. I use to do a lot of shopping at JCP, but no longer. They keep sending me emails and I have unscribed 4 times and sent emails telling them to send them to all their gay customers; that I no longer shop their store. I hear their sales have dropped 20%. You have to wonder if they are being threatened by this administration. If that is true, I would get together with other business who are being pushed and have a press conference explaining what is going on. They might find their profits going up.

One other question. Does anyone know how to take those ads off your facebook account? Romney is always there. I'm tired of seeing him. I've tried changing it, but romney stays first. There is no option to unlike him. ????

22 posted on 06/19/2012 7:33:09 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: wolficatZ

Just add milk and they eat themselves...


23 posted on 06/19/2012 7:37:46 AM PDT by The Bard (http://www.myfbc.com)
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To: Linda Frances
We now drive past home depot to Lowe's. I use to do a lot of shopping at JCP, but no longer.

Lowes is tied in with the Girl Scouts...which push the liberal agenda.

24 posted on 06/19/2012 7:49:04 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: Linda Frances
I did not know Sears came out of the closet. How disappointing. One more place to avoid. Yes, as long ago as 2008 Sears was listed on the 100 top pro-gay corporations list. In 2010, the American Family Association called them out for selling extreme gay porn ( I mean, really extreme) in their online sales venue. This is a very different America we are living in, than what it once was....
25 posted on 06/19/2012 7:50:49 AM PDT by scottjewell (homosexual agenda,)
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To: Linda Frances
It's going to be hard for my husband to stop buying craftsman tools

Kobalt (available at Lowe's) makes good tools. No need for Craftsman.

26 posted on 06/19/2012 7:55:38 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: Linda Frances
Not sure about boycott lists for pro-homo businesses, but Life Decisions International has a boycott list for companies that give to Planned unParenthood. Odds are, the lists would be very similar.
27 posted on 06/19/2012 8:00:59 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: al_c

Thanks.


28 posted on 06/19/2012 8:11:03 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: al_c

Thanks.


29 posted on 06/19/2012 8:11:45 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: al_c

It’s long and really sad but I found this.

Here is a list of companies scoring a 100 percent on the human rights campaign of corp equality index for 2010. (looks like they are pushing left wing ministers)

3M Co.
Ads by Google
Annuity Scam Alert
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www.annuity.cc
Become a Minister
Learn How to Earn Your Religious Degree at Home. Take the First Step
eLearners.com/Minister
A.T. Kearney
AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah
Abercrombie & Fitch
Accenture Ltd.
Aetna
Agilent Technologies
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld
Alaska Airlines
Alcatel-Lucent
Alcoa
Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America
Allstate Corp.
Alston & Bird
AMC Entertainment
American Airlines
American Express
Ameriprise Financial
Anheuser-Busch Companies
Aon Corp.
Apple
Applied Materials
Arent Fox LLP
Arnold & Porter
AT&T
Automatic Data Processing
Bain & Co.
Baker & Daniels LLP
Baker Botts
Ballard Spahr
Bank of America
Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
Barnes & Noble
BASF
Bausch & Lomb
Best Buy
Bingham McCutchen
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
BMC Software
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
Boeing
Booz Allen Hamilton
Borders
Boston Consulting Group
BP America
Bright Horizons Family Solutions
Brinker International
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
Brown Rudnick
Bryan Cave
Campbell Soup Co.
Capital One
Cardinal Health
Cargill
Carlson Companies
Carlton Fields
Carmax
Chapman & Cutler
Charles Schwab
Chevron
Chrysler
Chubb
Cisco Systems
Citigroup
Clear Channel Communications
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton
Clifford Chance US LLP
Clorox
CNA Insurance
Coca-Cola
Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc.
Constellation Energy Group Inc.
Continental Airlines
Corning
Costco
Covington & Burling LLP
Cox Enterprises
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Credit Suisse
Cummins
Davis, Polk and Wardwell
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Dell
Deloitte & Touche
Delta Air Lines
Deutsche Bank
Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
Diageo North America
Dickstein Shapiro
DLA Piper
Dorsey & Whitney
Dow Chemical
Duane Morris
DuPont
Eastman Kodak
eBay Inc.
Ecolab
Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
Electronic Arts
Eli Lilly & Co.
Ernst & Young
Estee Lauder
Esurance
F.H.L.M.C. (Freddie Mac)
Faegre & Benson
Fannie Mae
Fenwick & West
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner
Foley & Lardner
Foley Hoag
Food Lion
Ford
Freescale Semiconductor
Fried, Frank, Haris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Fulbright & Jaworski
GameStop
Gap
Genentech
General Mills
General Motors
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
GlaxoSmithKline
Goldman Sachs
Goodwin Procter
Google
Hallmark Cards
Harrah’s
Harris Bankcorp
Hartford Financial Services
Haynes and Boone LLP
Health Care Service Corp.
Herman Miller
Hewitt Associates
Hewlett-Packard
Hinshaw & Culbertson
Hogan & Hartson
Holland & Knight
Honeywell International
Hospira
Howrey LLP
HSBC USA
Hunton & Williams
Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP
Hyatt
ING North America Insurance
Intel
International Business Machines (IBM)
Interpublic Group of Companies
Intuit
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
Jenner & Block
JetBlue Airways
Johnson & Johnson
Kaiser Permanente
Katten Muchin Rosenman
Kaye Scholer
KeyCorp
Kimberly Clark Corp.
Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group
Kirkland & Ellis
KPMG
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
Latham & Watkins
Levi Strauss
LexisNexis
Lexmark International
Littler Mendelson PC
Liz Claiborne
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Macy
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
Marriott International
Marsh & McLennan Cos.
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance
MasterCard
Mayer Brown
McDermott Will & Emery
McKinsey & Co.
Medtronic
Merck & Co.
MetLife
Microsoft
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
MillerCoors
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
Monsanto
Morgan Lewis & Bockius
Morgan Stanley
Morrison & Foerster
Motorola
National Grid USA
Nationwide
Navigant Consulting
NCR
NetApp
New York Life Insurance Co.
New York Times Co.
Newell Rubbermaid
Nielsen Co.
Nike
Nixon Peabody
Nordstrom
Northern Trust
Northrop Grumman
Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp.
O’Melveny & Myers
Oracle
Orbitz
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Owens Corning
Pacific Life Insurance
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
Pepper Hamilton
Pepsi Bottling Group Inc.
PepsiCo
Perkins Coie
Pfizer
PG&E
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Procter & Gamble
Progressive Corp.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Prudential Financial
Public Service Enterprise Group
Quarles & Brady
Raymond James Financial
Raytheon
RBC Wealth Management
Recreational Equipment Inc.
Replacements Ltd.
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
S.C. Johnson & Son
Sabre Holdings
SAP America
Schering-Plough
Sears
Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP
Sempra Energy
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Shearman & Sterling
Shell Oil
Shook, Hardy & Bacon
Sidley Austin
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Sodexho
Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal
Southern California Edison
Sprint Nextel
Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP
Starbucks
Starcom MediaVest
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide
State Street Corp.
Stinson Morrison Hecker
Stoel Rives
Subaru of America
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Sun Life Financial Inc.
Sun Microsystems
SunTrust Banks
Supervalu
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan
Symantec Corp.
Target
TD Bank
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association
Tech Data
Texas Instruments
Thompson Coburn
Time Warner
TJX Cos.
Toyota Financial Services
Toyota Motor Sales USA
Travelport
Troutman Sanders
U.S. Bancorp
UBS AG
Unilever
United Business Media
United Parcel Service
UnitedHealth Group
US Airways Group
Viacom
Vinson & Elkins
Visa
Visteon Corp.
Volkswagen of America
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Walgreen
Walt Disney
Weil, Gotshal and Manges
Wells Fargo & Co.
Whirlpool
White & Case
Willkie Farr & Gallagher
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Winston & Strawn
Wynn Resorts
Xerox
Yahoo!


30 posted on 06/19/2012 8:27:06 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: Linda Frances
Your long list is why I don't boycott anymore...waste of time and not worth the aggravation.

For instance for a while on FR, people were saying to patronize Starbucks because they were pro 2nd amendment...then 6 months later to boycott them because they were pro homo....who can keep this crap straight?

31 posted on 06/19/2012 8:37:29 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: trailhkr1

Yes, this is why a change of cultural perspective is needed: If the times shifted, and the agenda went out of fashion (and going out of fashion is about the worst thing to happen in America these days ) then these companies would quietly divest themselves of this agenda and its ideology.

In the meantime, these companies do not give a hoot or holler if a few out-of-step Christians call or email and cancel their business. National Organization for Marriage hosted a “Dump Starbucks” campaign: Well, the pro-gay groups countered with a “Thank Starbucks” campaign, which got 10x as many signatures. Its a losing battle if the culture does not shift.


32 posted on 06/19/2012 9:04:37 AM PDT by scottjewell (homosexual agenda,)
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To: scottjewell
In the meantime, these companies do not give a hoot or holler if a few out-of-step Christians call or email and cancel their business. National Organization for Marriage hosted a “Dump Starbucks” campaign: Well, the pro-gay groups countered with a “Thank Starbucks” campaign, which got 10x as many signatures. Its a losing battle if the culture does not shift.

The American people are so run down with pressures in life they experience every day..job losses, high taxes, cost of goods rising that 95% of Americans don't care about these pro gay attempts by these companies...94% are not even aware to begin with...they just don't care even if they did...it is so far down on the importance list.

All this boycotting does is make the person who boycotts feel a little bit better but does not mean a hill of beans. General Mills is a huge co with huge market share in just about every area...that is just about impossible to not buy one of their products in daily life.

That is the cold hard truth.

I'm not going to waste my time going through stores with a boycott/not boycott list....

33 posted on 06/19/2012 9:27:25 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: trailhkr1
I listed it FYI, not boycott purposes. If people want to do that, fine, but I am not calling for a boycott. I want to know if there are places I regularly shop. I'm bought all my appliance's at Sears. I won't do that again. I'm was also curious who is on the list. My husband started a military contracting office after he retired near Offutt and I noticed one of his competitors is on the list.
34 posted on 06/19/2012 9:33:27 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: scottjewell

Yes, this is why a change of cultural perspective is needed: If the times shifted, and the agenda went out of fashion (and going out of fashion is about the worst thing to happen in America these days ) then these companies would quietly divest themselves of this agenda and its ideology.


Are you saying we should do what everyone else is doing and forget what we believe is wrong to please people?


35 posted on 06/19/2012 9:36:35 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: Linda Frances; scottjewell
Are you saying we should do what everyone else is doing and forget what we believe is wrong to please people?
36 posted on 06/19/2012 9:43:29 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: Linda Frances; scottjewell
Are you saying we should do what everyone else is doing and forget what we believe is wrong to please people?

I may be wrong but I think what he was meaning was these boycotts don't mean anything and the really important way is to change peoples views over a period of time..kinda like abortion. People who claim they are pro choice are less every year.

37 posted on 06/19/2012 9:44:49 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: Linda Frances

No, I am saying the opposite: Instead of boycotting stores, there should be (and should have been some time ago) an aggressive push back against the agenda, in every area of the culture.


38 posted on 06/19/2012 10:18:39 AM PDT by scottjewell (homosexual agenda,)
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To: trailhkr1

Thanks, yes, that is what I was saying. Plus, it has to be a radical push back, otherwise, as you say, people just lose interest. If the gay agenda has won, as many think it has, then people who disagree with it begin tuning out. Which is exactly what they want. There has to be a strong push back, or this is a done deal.


39 posted on 06/19/2012 10:20:48 AM PDT by scottjewell (homosexual agenda,)
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To: Linda Frances

I think the list was a really good idea; thanks for posting it - it shows just how far gone the situation is.


40 posted on 06/19/2012 11:05:59 AM PDT by scottjewell (homosexual agenda,)
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To: scottjewell

Sorry.


41 posted on 06/19/2012 12:30:53 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: Linda Frances

No problem at all, my dear. :)


42 posted on 06/19/2012 2:49:57 PM PDT by scottjewell (homosexual agenda,)
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We have to buy local whenever possible. I know that we cannot always do this but many times we can substitute local brands, store brands and anything that is locally owned and not part of a national chain. The national corporations swamp television with their ads convincing people to buy the “popular brands”, they are popular because they advertise on television. We do not have to follow the siren’s song of television advertising and we can teach our kids to be less consumer driven and more thoughtful about what we purchase.


43 posted on 06/30/2012 7:02:11 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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