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Time To Boycott TEXAS BASED FIRMS
market-ticker.org ^ | 05/26/2011 | Karl Denninger

Posted on 05/26/2011 10:52:16 AM PDT by Snuph

Yep, I said it.

Why?

Because the Texas Legislature, in pulling their bill to stop the rape-scans and probable-cause-less sexual assaults in airport terminals, no longer deserves taxpayer funding and the only way to legally deny them those funds is to stop doing business with Texas comp

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: texas; tsa
I have always been an advocate of using your dollars as ballots.
1 posted on 05/26/2011 10:52:18 AM PDT by Snuph
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To: Snuph

And do what buy from California and Massachusetts based firms?


2 posted on 05/26/2011 10:55:16 AM PDT by ansel12 ( JIM DEMINT "I believe [Palins] done more for the Republican Party than anyone since Ronald Reagan")
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To: Snuph

Wouldn’t it be more sensible to boycott the other 49 who didn’t even try?


3 posted on 05/26/2011 10:55:51 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle
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To: Snuph

I didn’t know Karl Denninger liked poking his head up his ....

Because after reading this excerpt, I know he has no clue what he’s talking about. And I’m sure not wasting a click to read further.


4 posted on 05/26/2011 10:56:44 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (I'm a Birther - And a Deather)
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To: Snuph

What a perfect caricature of the circular firing squad that is the right. Bravo!


5 posted on 05/26/2011 10:56:48 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Snuph
We already know the government it out to get Texas. At least our Legislature was bold enough to slap at them and suggest this. No other State that I'm aware of has had the balls to even suggest something like this.
6 posted on 05/26/2011 10:58:57 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (OBL's death is President Bush's fault! ..... thanks GWB!)
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To: Snuph

Message below sent to Sen. Patrick, Rep. Simpson and Lt Gov Dewhurst:

Dear Sen. Patrick,

I understand from press reports that Federal agents have threatened to impose a “No Fly Zone” over Texas, as has been done in the past and present to rogue states such as Iraq, Libya and Bosnia, and this threat is in response to the exercise of the duly constituted legislative powers of the Texas Legislature.

I am of the opinion that this federal threat is contrary to the U.S. Constitution, as per Article 1, section 9 quoted below.

Article. I. - The Legislative Branch
Section 9 - Limits on Congress
No Preference shall be given by any Regulation of Commerce or Revenue to the Ports of
one State over those of another: nor shall Vessels bound to, or from, one State, be obliged
to enter, clear, or pay Duties in another.

I am further of the opinion that the regulations or policies imposed by the Secretary of Homeland Security regarding unwarranted searches and seizures of persons boarding aircraft are contrary to the 4th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

Accordingly I strongly support your efforts for passage of HB 1937 in defiance of federal threats of a No Fly Zone and air blockade. I further suggest that should the federal authorities make good on their threat, the Texas Railroad Commission should, in the name of safety and security, shut down all interstate pipelines carrying natural gas and refined petroleum products out of Texas.

You have my full support.

Best regards,
aka “ThirdMate”


7 posted on 05/26/2011 10:59:42 AM PDT by ThirdMate
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To: Snuph; Admin Moderator

OK, you are today’s example of FAIL.

Is this your first time ever in attempting to post at FR?

You linked the website. Not the article.

The article itself is (bleep). But why did you not post the correct url?


8 posted on 05/26/2011 11:00:29 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (I'm a Birther - And a Deather)
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To: Snuph

You do of course realize that Texas PRIVATE companies have little if anything to do with the day-to-day operations of the Legislature there, do you not?


9 posted on 05/26/2011 11:00:48 AM PDT by OCCASparky (Steely-eyed killer of the deep.)
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To: Snuph

And all the other states are standing up against the TSA how?


10 posted on 05/26/2011 11:01:01 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: Snuph

What? Did the Texas senate not vote and put a stop to the TSA hand raping?


11 posted on 05/26/2011 11:01:45 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: Snuph

This is one of the dumbest things I’ve read on FR in a long time.


12 posted on 05/26/2011 11:02:01 AM PDT by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus ("Armed forces abroad are of little value unless there is prudent counsel at home." - Cicero)
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus; Snuph

I’m beginning to think it was Snuph’s intent to post this crap and wreak havoc at FR.

Zot clouds are gathering.


13 posted on 05/26/2011 11:03:28 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (I'm a Birther - And a Deather)
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To: Responsibility2nd

scroll down


14 posted on 05/26/2011 11:03:41 AM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: Responsibility2nd; Snuph; Admin Moderator

Correct URL

http://market-ticker.org/akcs-www?post=186940


15 posted on 05/26/2011 11:03:55 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: Snuph

As a Texan who works at a Texas-based firm, I am thankful that your circle of friends is so small that your “boycott” will have no effect. Nice try at logic on your part. Too bad you failed.


16 posted on 05/26/2011 11:06:43 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Snuph
I read the Market Ticker, and it's usually interesting and worthwhile. However, every now and then, Karl does something that makes me think he's a douchebag. This is one of them. The whole incident is silly: Texas wanted to pass a law outlawing those intrusive TSA searches. OK. The TSA said they'd stop flights in and out of Texas if Texas did that. Now it's a bunch of 'who's you daddy' jockeying. Texas decided it didn't want to play. Stupid, since they shouldn't have started it if they didn't really want to play. But, worth a boycott of Texas? and Texas companies? C'mon Karl, get real.

Denniger's bashing of Ryan is in the same league.

He's reasonably solid on economics, and he's sort of a libertarian, but, he's also sort of a liberal in wanting higher taxes and stuff. He's right on foreclosuregate, though, that plenty of bankster's need to be in jail. And right the US economy is f*cked.

17 posted on 05/26/2011 11:08:16 AM PDT by CatoRenasci (Ceterum Censeo Persae Esse Delendam -- Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit)
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To: Snuph

You’ve obviously never been in the US Military ... where personal inspections are routine ... for a good reason.


18 posted on 05/26/2011 11:08:18 AM PDT by OldNavyVet (One trillion days, at 365 days per year, is 2,739,726,027 years ... almost 3 billion years)
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To: Snuph
Snuph, why in the hell would you consider boycotting Texas?

They are the one state that actually attempted to stop this through legislation until they were buffaloed into pulling it by the strong arm of the federal government.

I wish they hadn't have pulled the bill, but why would you punish Texans for trying?

Explain yourself.

19 posted on 05/26/2011 11:08:29 AM PDT by GunRunner (10 Years of FReeping...)
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To: Sans-Culotte
This post is actually to all commentators:

Mr Denninger is attempting, it appears successfully, to get the people worked up and press for the passage of this bill in my honest opinion.

I do not work for Mr Denninger nor have any connection to him nor his website.

Thanks for the post and good freeping to all.

20 posted on 05/26/2011 11:11:55 AM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: GunRunner

Explain yourself.

____________________________________________

Go easy on the young fella. See upthread. It’s clear Snuph is in too deep. He posted badly and can’t explain what he did or why.

Typical newbie mistakes.


21 posted on 05/26/2011 11:13:47 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (I'm a Birther - And a Deather)
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To: Snuph

Only a dumbass would believe that bill was constitutional.


22 posted on 05/26/2011 11:14:39 AM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: Snuph

The general consensus seems to be that:

Although your principle is good, your execution is a fail.

You are not really addressing the source of the problems, by such a boycott.

Maybe it would do more good if you ASKED OTHERS what they thought would solve the problem.

Just a suggestion.


23 posted on 05/26/2011 11:15:07 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Snuph
Mr Denninger is attempting, it appears successfully, to get the people worked up and press for the passage of this bill in my honest opinion.

By boycotting Texas companies like Dell and Continental Airlines?

How does financially hurting the very constituents who were successful in lobbying their legislators to bring forth this legislation going to press the passage of this bill?

This is the most outrageously stupid tactic I have ever seen.

24 posted on 05/26/2011 11:15:30 AM PDT by GunRunner (10 Years of FReeping...)
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To: Snuph
This post is actually to all commentators:

I just want to know what a commentator is.

25 posted on 05/26/2011 11:17:34 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: OldNavyVet

So you support the TSA pat downs? I don’t understand your post.


26 posted on 05/26/2011 11:19:03 AM PDT by GunRunner (10 Years of FReeping...)
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To: Snuph

We at least tried. What has YOUR state done? Not even that much I bet.

/hurl

/a Texan


27 posted on 05/26/2011 11:19:26 AM PDT by piytar (Obama opposed every tool used to get Osama. So of course he gets the credit. /hurl)
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To: Snuph
I have always been an advocate of using your dollars as ballots.

It seems your post #20 is quite different than what your post #1 above was. You implied it was a good idea to withhold dollars from Texas businesses.

28 posted on 05/26/2011 11:21:14 AM PDT by jazusamo (His [Obama's] political base---the young, the left and the thoughtless: Thomas Sowell)
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To: ThirdMate
I further suggest that should the federal authorities make good on their threat, the Texas Railroad Commission should, in the name of safety and security, shut down all interstate pipelines carrying natural gas and refined petroleum products out of Texas.

EXCELLENT!!! I take my hat off to Texas.

29 posted on 05/26/2011 11:23:21 AM PDT by American Quilter (DEFUND OBAMACARE.)
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To: Snuph
Really? Is it true? WOOT! Can Texas teach Florida how to get boycotted by Time magazine?! This is fantastic news!


30 posted on 05/26/2011 11:24:20 AM PDT by Khepri (Change -- How's that working for yah?)
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To: GunRunner

Karl smoking something this morning?
This does not make sense.
Good people don’t punish innocent others like this to get something done. This is something you see criminal minds do. They break into some home, grab the innocent women, put a knife to her neck, start cutting at her throat while she screams, to get the guilty husband to confess to something.
Or kidnap an innocent child and torture it to get the criminal parent to do something.


31 posted on 05/26/2011 11:25:43 AM PDT by Esther Ruth
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To: Snuph

BTW, to be clear, my comentate (/snark) was directed at the author of the article, not Freeper Snuph...


32 posted on 05/26/2011 11:25:49 AM PDT by piytar (Obama opposed every tool used to get Osama. So of course he gets the credit. /hurl)
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To: American Quilter

Please see: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2725496/posts


33 posted on 05/26/2011 11:26:24 AM PDT by ThirdMate
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To: All

actually we should boycott the 49 other states for not having the GUTS to at least propose this....


34 posted on 05/26/2011 11:28:27 AM PDT by Maverick68
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To: arrogantsob

And only a dunbass would beleive the Patriot Act is not unconstitutional.


35 posted on 05/26/2011 11:28:42 AM PDT by ngat
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To: SoothingDave

Good analogy! We eat our own for the slightest, supposed infraction.


36 posted on 05/26/2011 11:30:33 AM PDT by hocndoc (http://www.LifeEthics.org (I've got a mustard seed and I'm not afraid to use it.) (RIAing)
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To: arrogantsob
How exactly is making it a felony to do what is already a felony in any other situation unconstitutional? Assuming your speaking of the Texas bill being unconstitutional that is?
37 posted on 05/26/2011 11:39:40 AM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: Snuph

My tag line still fits.


38 posted on 05/26/2011 12:18:14 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (zero hates Texas and we hate him back.)
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To: Snuph
"Time To Boycott TEXAS BASED FIRMS"

NO! From an earlier FR thread -

Pass the Bill into law - the TSA shuts down the airports,

Texas stops the export of all oil (= gasoline) to the rest of the USA!

Check Mate!

39 posted on 05/26/2011 12:46:34 PM PDT by I am Richard Brandon
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To: I am Richard Brandon

Agreed!


40 posted on 05/26/2011 12:52:35 PM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: ngat

Are you a spokesman for Code Pink?


41 posted on 05/26/2011 1:02:18 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: Snuph

Your idea of what a “felony” is unfortunately does not gibe with that of the legal system.

One really must use more than hysterical rhetoric to make a valid argument.


42 posted on 05/26/2011 1:04:43 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: arrogantsob

It is most certainly a felony in my state and Texas to fondle someone “private parts” without their consent!

It is also a felony in every state to fondle children with or without their consent!


43 posted on 05/26/2011 1:17:38 PM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: Snuph

Pat downs are not “fondling” nor are doctors’ examinations.

Are you going to have your doctor arrested if he gives you a proctological exam?


44 posted on 05/26/2011 1:50:28 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: OldNavyVet

So them short-arm skivey inspections are for real for you swabbies? Don’t happen in AF.


45 posted on 05/26/2011 2:18:46 PM PDT by dusttoyou ("Progressives" are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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To: Snuph
The last line I'm sure there are more, but this is a good start.

And there will be more as the rest of the country crumbles.

Does the whole country rely on Texas to fix everything now?

46 posted on 05/26/2011 5:42:17 PM PDT by SouthTexas (You cannot bargain with the devil, shut the government down.)
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To: Snuph

We need the Karl party. He can vote for himself and win the nomination every time with a 100% mandate from his voter.


47 posted on 05/26/2011 6:33:58 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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