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Lousiana Cops Boycott Ford Over Support For Kneeling NFL Players
Investing Channel ^ | 10-12-2017

Posted on 10/12/2017 4:47:54 PM PDT by blam

It appears Jamele Hill gave more Americans than she hope an idea when she urged protesters to - 'hit them in the wallet' - but this time it is a Louisiana sheriff's office that is boycotting Ford over the automaker's decision to support NFL players' right to peacefully protest during the national anthem.

As a reminder, earlier in the week NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell flip-flopped from his original anti-Trump stance, issuing a statement that:

"We believe that everyone should stand for the National Anthem... We also care deeply about our players and respect their opinions and concerns about critical social issues."

But Ford - ever ready to signal its virtue loud and proud - issued a statement that it:

Ford "respects individuals' rights to express their views, even if they are not ones we share. That's part of what makes America great."

That weasly statement appears to have been the last straw for Sheriff Julian Whittington of the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said in a letter to the its dealership, Hixson Ford of Alexandria, that it would no longer buy the company's police vehicles.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: blacks; boycott; ford; nfl

1 posted on 10/12/2017 4:47:55 PM PDT by blam
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To: blam

It was just reported on the local evening news that Jerry Jones took a knee out of love.


2 posted on 10/12/2017 4:50:02 PM PDT by bgill (CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola.")
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To: blam

“Ford “respects individuals’ rights to express their views, even if they are not ones we share. That’s part of what makes America great.”

so we can return our Ford cars for a refund?


3 posted on 10/12/2017 4:52:54 PM PDT by beergarden
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To: blam

ALL PDs should follow suit. Aren’t most police vehicles Fords, too?


4 posted on 10/12/2017 4:57:43 PM PDT by FrdmLvr
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To: blam
“Ford “respects individuals’ rights to express their views, even if they are not ones we share. That’s part of what makes America great.”

I agree. On their own time, not their employer's time.

5 posted on 10/12/2017 4:58:55 PM PDT by Not A Snowbird (A year in Arizona... and I haven't burst into flames yet.)
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To: FrdmLvr

The “American made” restrictions many local governments dictate force local governments to buy Ford vehicles.


6 posted on 10/12/2017 4:59:26 PM PDT by Nextrush (Freedom is everybody's business: Remember Pastor Niemoller)
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To: beergarden

Are all these big company CEO liberals and imbeciles? Apparently they are not even smart enough to keep their trap shut. If they, as business leaders, want to publicly weigh in on patriotic and political issues, they will pay the price for casting their lot with the losers.


7 posted on 10/12/2017 5:03:31 PM PDT by iontheball
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To: blam

Wonderful.


8 posted on 10/12/2017 5:20:48 PM PDT by Uncle Sam 911
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To: FrdmLvr
Our local PD drive Chargers.
9 posted on 10/12/2017 5:30:46 PM PDT by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the 0zarks)
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To: FrdmLvr

They were mostly Fords ten years ago.
Today, Dodge seems to the supplier of choice.


10 posted on 10/12/2017 6:18:50 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Baseball players, gangsters and musicians are remembered. But journalists are forgotten.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Ford Explorers dominate the PSP fleet.

DAMN.


11 posted on 10/12/2017 7:24:38 PM PDT by lightman (ANTIFA is full of Bolshevik.)
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To: FrdmLvr

Ford lost out to Dodge. Used to love the Crown Vic, but the Charger is a fine replacement.

Good on the Sheriff.


12 posted on 10/12/2017 11:07:41 PM PDT by Molon Labbie (Destroying the vestiges of the First Civil War is ensuring the Second.)
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To: blam

If white players paraded around the field with a Nazi field would Ford support their right to express their opinion?

Didn’t think so—another leftist fraud exposed.


13 posted on 10/13/2017 1:11:44 AM PDT by cgbg (Hidden behind the social justice warrior mask is corruption and sexual deviance.)
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To: cgbg
Yup.

Henry Ford is 'rolling in his grave'.

14 posted on 10/13/2017 9:12:24 AM PDT by blam
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To: blam

I wonder how Ford management would react if their own employees started trash-talking the brand and encouraging family and friends to buy Chevy and Chrysler.


15 posted on 10/13/2017 9:15:16 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: SandyInSeattle
I agree. On their own time, not their employer's time.

That's up to their employer.

The other side of the coin is that we don't have to buy that employer's products.

16 posted on 10/13/2017 3:41:46 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Prayers for our country and President Trump)
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To: blam

Ford is doing a very good job of pushing me back into GM’s dealerships.


17 posted on 10/13/2017 3:42:20 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Prayers for our country and President Trump)
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