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Suggestion: Campaign to A&E over "Duck Dynasty" hiatus. .
Vanity | Dec 19, 2013 | Self

Posted on 12/19/2013 4:40:03 AM PST by Salgak

OK, gang. We're seeing the railroading of Phil Robertson for the high crime of professing his faith in response to a direct question.

1. We need to overwhelm A&E with support for Phil. Here's the email I sent to feedback@aenetworks.com. . .

To whom it may concern:

Apparently, A&E Networks find it objectionable that Phil Robertson, when asked a direct question, gave a direct answer and referenced the teachings of his faith.

For his honesty, which, frankly, is one of the charms of "Duck Dynasty", you've decided to put Phil on hiatus.

Well, I've put A&E on hiatus. AND, I've also put buying products and services advertised on A&E on hiatus, and will be informing each and every one of your advertisers of the fact. I'm sure that Wal-Mart, amongst others, will be in touch about that. . .

You might remember the Chik-fil-A brouhaha, and how that worked out. . . .

2. We need to execute the "Rakolta Technique": that is, we need a list of advertisers and products advertised on A&E, and then contact each and every sponsor promising NOT to buy their products UNTIL Phil Robertson returned to "Duck Dynasty". . .

Feedback ? Suggestions


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1 posted on 12/19/2013 4:40:03 AM PST by Salgak
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To: Salgak

Bring back Phil Robertson!


2 posted on 12/19/2013 4:41:31 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty, bring him back!)
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To: Salgak

Well done. Time to execute.


3 posted on 12/19/2013 4:42:37 AM PST by billhilly (Has Pelosi read it yet?)
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To: Salgak

A&E doesn’t care. The people there fear man more than they fear God.

This is part of the sinful nature.

I encourage pressure, but don’t EXPECT success. Do it for other reasons.


4 posted on 12/19/2013 4:45:30 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Salgak

Either that, or else Phil Robertson needs to run for a political office.

This is a formative moment. Our side needs to get off the sidelines and take over stuff.

Stop letting the left run things.

Enough!


5 posted on 12/19/2013 4:45:33 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty, bring him back!)
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To: Salgak

Imagine Barney Frank strolling into your office and delivering a stern tongue lashing...the mind reels.


6 posted on 12/19/2013 4:48:52 AM PST by Artie (We are surrounded by MORONS)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

ck twitter out at @BoycottAETV


7 posted on 12/19/2013 4:48:56 AM PST by aimee5291
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To: Salgak

I did number 1. On an earlier thread Freepers watched the Duck Dynasty show and posted a list of sponsors. Also some phone numbers were posted.


8 posted on 12/19/2013 4:49:12 AM PST by sport
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To: Salgak

Keep in mind that A&E gets paid by the cable/dish/inet provider for their feed. Each one gives a set amount of money to A&E for each home they service; not by the number of viewers. Not tuning in to A&E doesn’t hurt them one bit.

Advertisers, on the other hand, do spend their money by the number of viewers (Arbitron & Neilsen). Letting the advertisers know that you won’t be wacthing and won’t be interested in buying their products can get things “moving”.

Can anyone create a list of advertisers and their contact info?


9 posted on 12/19/2013 4:51:29 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations: The acronym defines the science.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

hate to keep reposting this ....
CEO # is
212-210-9007


10 posted on 12/19/2013 4:51:42 AM PST by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: Salgak

I wonder if someone wearing a turban voiced his religious opinions would have been suspended. Rhetorical. We all know had that happened, there would be riots in Cairo by now.


11 posted on 12/19/2013 4:51:55 AM PST by Shannon
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To: Salgak

Phil isn’t technically gone. Season 4 is in the can and he’s in all those. Unless they cancel the show you’ll be seeing Phil next season I believe.


12 posted on 12/19/2013 4:53:06 AM PST by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

just read this some where
macys
samsung
walgreens
ihop
t-mobile
those are a few


13 posted on 12/19/2013 4:53:20 AM PST by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: Salgak

The homosexuality issue will be the one which clearly severs the masses into two camps. It will be one side standing by the Bible, and their faith, and the other side with the spirit of anti-Christ.

What next? Preachers who speak the truth being silenced? Will they be arrested for “hate” speech? Does Phil Robertson and anyone who agrees with him no longer enjoy freedom of religion? Very dangerous times we’re living in.


14 posted on 12/19/2013 4:53:43 AM PST by JudyinCanada
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To: Salgak

“2. We need to execute the “Rakolta Technique”: that is, we need a list of advertisers and products advertised on A&E, and then contact each and every sponsor promising NOT to buy their products UNTIL Phil Robertson returned to “Duck Dynasty”. . .”

The ‘Rakolta’ technique is what you are fighting. Rakolta campaigned to get Married With Children off the air by boycotting the sponsors due to her inability to JUST CHANGE THE CHANNEL. We want Duck Dynasty IN IT’S ENTIRETY on the air. Rakolta stood for CENSORSHIP . . .she didn’t like the content and therefore NO ONE SHOULD BE ABLE TO WATCH IT. That is not how a free society works.

The best way to send a message to A&E is to NOT WATCH ANYTHING except Duck Dynasty on their channel. Support their advertisers and then target your campaign on contacting those sponsors to indicate your support for their helping Phil get back on the show. Sponsors of Duck Dynasty ALREADY know how their bread is buttered and what target audience they serve.

And let the normal emotional issues play out like they always do. Remember, Phil was ALREADY talking about this season being his last anyhow because he didn’t feel like appearing in it in the future.


15 posted on 12/19/2013 4:56:13 AM PST by LRoggy (Peter's Son's Business)
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To: JudyinCanada

No this is larger than just the Bible.

The left is stepping strongly into public censorship.

Strongly.

We need to fight back with everything.

Take back American media. Enough standing on the side.

Enough! Reinstate Phil Robertson now!!!


16 posted on 12/19/2013 4:56:20 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty, bring him back!)
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To: Donnafrflorida

Cabela’s? Bass Pro? Gander Mtn?

Just curious about the “obvious” ones.


17 posted on 12/19/2013 4:56:26 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations: The acronym defines the science.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
A&E doesn’t care.

I think they will when they see it is overwhelming and it hits them directly in the pocketbook.

18 posted on 12/19/2013 4:56:59 AM PST by verga (The devil is in the details)
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To: Salgak
To the Robertson's I say just go back to being a family again and do what you do best.

Fame and fortune doesn't come without a price........

19 posted on 12/19/2013 4:57:18 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Miss Muffit suffered from arachnophobia.....)
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To: Salgak

I believe that Phil Robertson, educated and smart man, knew exactly what he was doing when he said those things about queers and I agree with everything he said and love the show. He also knew the s### storm his words would bring from the queer crowd and their liberal lap dog supporters.

He is also familar with what happened to Chic Fil A, when the owner of that business expressed his views on queers. Chic Fil A’s business exploded in sales.

Robertson may have had no ulterior motive for expressing his belief or alternatively he chose his words carefully. Either way, he is a smart and moral buisnessman and I support him 100%

I also look for his loving family to support him too.

As for the suggestion that they move their highly successful program to another net work, I’m sure that A&E was smart enough to provide provisions in their contract with the Robertsons to prevent that from happening.

I will continue to support them although not a duck hunter, I have no interest in their duck calls but have noticed that they have probably hundreds of other products they sell.

God bless Phil and all the Robertson family.


20 posted on 12/19/2013 4:57:44 AM PST by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: sport
I believe this is it:

SPONSORS:

Sensodyne: https://us.sensodyne.com/contact-us.aspx
T Mobile: 1-888-537-4242 .. glenn.zaccara@t-mobile.com
Samsung: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SamsungUSA
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Walgreens: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Walgreens
Ihop: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IHOP
Macy’s: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Macys
Nokia: press.services@nokia.com
Microsoft: http://support.microsoft.com/oas
Verizon: Facebook; https://www.facebook.com/verizon
Bass Pro Shops: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bassproshops
----------------------------------------------------

Have at it!

21 posted on 12/19/2013 4:57:47 AM PST by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

I will bet Cabelas has already picked our side.

Just saying.

Cabelas is strongly on our side already.


22 posted on 12/19/2013 4:57:59 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty, bring him back!)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

i did see bass pro


23 posted on 12/19/2013 4:58:15 AM PST by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Agreed. This isnt just about phil. This is about the majority in this country who believe in the bible getting sick and tired of homosexuals trying to normalize their sin. Its one thing not to persecute them for it, its another to make it normal. Christians need to push back once and for all!


24 posted on 12/19/2013 5:00:30 AM PST by annelizly
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To: All

Whether I agree with Phil Robertson or not is not the issue.

I view this as the in the end, the viewing public should decide Duck Dynasty’s fate.

I think future ratings should decide if someone stays or not. Networks always jump the gun on these things.

Sponsors have a right to decide if they want to be associated, but at the same time, in the end, it’s the ratings that drive sponsorship.

And of course, viewership drives ratings.

Of course what bothers is me more are the people who now want Phil Robertson off the air had no issues with Martin Bashir’s Palin rant.

Now getting to the topic of this thread.... Y ES! People on this forum have the right to let Duck Dynasty’s sponsors know how they feel!!!

GO FREEPERS! God Bless.


25 posted on 12/19/2013 5:02:12 AM PST by PizzaTheHut
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To: Salgak; All

We can also buy a duck call or other items for family members this Christmas?

I finely tuned and well made call woould like absolutely great on your brother-in-law’s mantle or hung on the wall of his man-cave.

Just another outlet of support!

http://duckcommander.com/


26 posted on 12/19/2013 5:02:28 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations: The acronym defines the science.)
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To: Dubh_Ghlase

Thank you. As soon as I send this, I will print them out.


27 posted on 12/19/2013 5:03:04 AM PST by sport
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To: Graybeard58
From what I've seen on the show, Phil is a deeply Religious man. This issue has him walking in Jesus’ footsteps and I would imagine he's honored to do so.
28 posted on 12/19/2013 5:03:41 AM PST by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: verga

Whenever you need to make a point about anything, the best thing to do is hit them where it hurts, in the pocket book....I for one feel our freedoms are being damaged by the libtards of this world and of America....GO Phil . I am supporting his remarks all the way!!!


29 posted on 12/19/2013 5:04:16 AM PST by HarleyLady27 (Get the USA out of the UN then get the UN out of the USA; send bamaboy back to Kenya ASAP!!!!)
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To: Salgak

Why? A&E is going to lose millions over this....Let them go to another network.


30 posted on 12/19/2013 5:04:17 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Salgak

I’m in let’s march! Shut them downnn.


31 posted on 12/19/2013 5:04:53 AM PST by Recompennation (Constitutional protection for all not just selectively for Democrats.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Would suggest fans bring duck calls to NFL games this weekend and let loose.


32 posted on 12/19/2013 5:05:42 AM PST by AU72
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To: Salgak

Contact A&E feedbackaetv@aenetworks.com


33 posted on 12/19/2013 5:07:10 AM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: saganite

You know, what’s funny is how Barbara Walters and Alec Baldwin also have a problem with homosexuality as well.


34 posted on 12/19/2013 5:08:25 AM PST by Morpheus2009
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To: Graybeard58

Why don’t the others on the joy just boycott it..refuse to film any more episodes..A&E’s action is without merit..


35 posted on 12/19/2013 5:09:49 AM PST by ken5050 (I still miss Howlin)
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To: Salgak

Isn’t employer discrimination based upon religion or creed illegal?


36 posted on 12/19/2013 5:09:52 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: ken5050

I understand that the entire 2014 season has already been filmed (Phil included).


37 posted on 12/19/2013 5:12:39 AM PST by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: Salgak

Note: Phil was quoting 1 Cor 6.


38 posted on 12/19/2013 5:12:43 AM PST by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: Morpheus2009

Its not that Phil is opposed to homosexuality... its that he quoted the bible while being opposed. God’s word cuts the heart like a knife.


39 posted on 12/19/2013 5:13:04 AM PST by kjam22 (my newest music video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7gNI9bWO3s)
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To: SoFloFreeper
A&E doesn’t care. The people there fear man more than they fear God. This is part of the sinful nature. I encourage pressure, but don’t EXPECT success. Do it for other reasons.

I agree. I do it to honor God.

40 posted on 12/19/2013 5:13:28 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Graybeard58

Good point... but I don’t think Phil was an employee in the “classic sense” of the word. He was contracted for services.


41 posted on 12/19/2013 5:14:35 AM PST by kjam22 (my newest music video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7gNI9bWO3s)
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To: Salgak

Call A&E 212-210-1400


42 posted on 12/19/2013 5:16:34 AM PST by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Graybeard58

They should then tell A&E that they won’t renew...


43 posted on 12/19/2013 5:17:20 AM PST by ken5050 (I still miss Howlin)
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To: Salgak

Maybe someone already made this connection, but could Phil’s comment been made a big deal since he snubbed Barbara Walters?
If A&E were so upset then why not pull the show? As of last night their website didn’t even elude to Phil being punished. This could be a ratings stunt because by not watching DD that could be construed as support for A&E’s punishment.


44 posted on 12/19/2013 5:18:22 AM PST by TopDeadCenter
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To: Salgak

Community organizers demand coordination of opinion. Get with it. Opinion only counts if you agree with the politically-correct wussies. Any opinion (or belief) contrary to theirs is heresy and needs to be silenced. Central planning at its best.


45 posted on 12/19/2013 5:19:36 AM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Salgak

The gastopo and lavender mafia will win this unless there is massive pushback.


46 posted on 12/19/2013 5:20:33 AM PST by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Salgak

Commercials: are for other shows on their network.
X Box

KMart

Pizza Hut

Home Depot

I-HOP

Starbursts

Musinax


47 posted on 12/19/2013 5:21:26 AM PST by mware
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To: RegulatorCountry

“Isn’t employer discrimination based upon religion or creed illegal?”

Phil is not an A&E employee, he is either an employee or co-owner of the production company or both that produces the show. A&E buys the show.


48 posted on 12/19/2013 5:21:32 AM PST by LRoggy (Peter's Son's Business)
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To: Salgak

What about the rest of the Duck Dynastion family? They aren’t walking out?

The only thing that will work with A&E is make them pay. Take it to another network.


49 posted on 12/19/2013 5:22:38 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: dfwgator
Why? A&E is going to lose millions over this....Let them go to another network.

I agree, let them go to a different network. I hate to say this, but aren't we "stifling" A&E's right to watch content they want to air as much as they are stifling Robertson's right to say what he wants.

I say move on to some place that wants him and his family.
50 posted on 12/19/2013 5:22:38 AM PST by Thorliveshere (Minnesota Survivor)
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