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Don’t do business with progressive appeasers (heads up - take action!!)
MichelleMalkin,Com ^ | 4-11-12

Posted on 04/11/2012 4:50:35 PM PDT by STARWISE


Let’s stipulate: Activists on the left are free to exercise their rights of speech and assembly to boycott businesses whose politics they oppose. Conversely, activists on the right are free to exercise the power of their pocketbooks and refrain from supporting businesses that shun their values.

So, what are you waiting for, conservatives? There are coordinated shakedowns taking place right now that involve some of America’s most prominent companies who’ve chosen to surrender to progressive bullying and race-card opportunism. Silence is complicity.

On Tuesday, McDonald’s told liberal magazine Mother Jones that the company had “decided to cut ties with ALEC, the corporate-backed group that drafts pro-free-market legislation for state lawmakers around the country.”

The fast-food conglomerate follows in the feckless footsteps of Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Intuit (maker of Quick and Quicken Books software) and Kraft Foods — which have all withdrawn support for ALEC after drum-banging from Color of Change.

(Excerpt) Read more at michellemalkin.com ...


TOPICS: Announcements; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: appeasers; arbys; cocacola; croneycapitalsm; foodpolice; kraft; mcdonalds; michelle; pepsi; quicken; turbotax; walgreens
Reminder to spend our declining dollars with those companies who DON'T bend to the Croney King and Queen's threats and promises.
1 posted on 04/11/2012 4:50:39 PM PDT by STARWISE
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To: STARWISE
I don't eat the disgusting crap that McDonalds puts out to begin with so I can't boycott them. I will have to find a new cola — its a shame both Coke and Pepsi are on the list. And definitely, no more TurboTax for me.
2 posted on 04/11/2012 4:53:27 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Jim Robinson; kristinn; onyx; penelopesire; maggief; hoosiermama; SE Mom; Liz; rodguy911; ...

..Ping!


3 posted on 04/11/2012 4:54:27 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

Several years ago I started a list of all the retail and food stores that were “off limits” per FR comments.

Eventually we got down to where the only acceptable place to shop was the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Stores. Then someone posted an anti-Catholic screed and we were finished.

Good luck with your list.


4 posted on 04/11/2012 5:00:49 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: STARWISE

works for me

additionally, if people have decided to stop supporting those companies supporting anti-American / pro-progressive values ... they should take 5 minutes and call the company and explain why they will no longer receive your business

they fear the calls more then the loss of a few bucks.

if you feel strongly enough to call... you feel strong enough to tell your friends. that spread of ill will can crush a business.


5 posted on 04/11/2012 5:03:02 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: STARWISE

Well, Walgreens (only items on-sale with coupons!), Diet Coke (always on-sale cheap), and a few Kraft products (which I can do without).

Shame on them. Better bookmark this thread for further additions, huh?


6 posted on 04/11/2012 5:08:23 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: STARWISE

HOORAY Michelle Malkin! ABSOLUTELY! DEFUND socialist collectives and their enablers. It’s easy...and YOU will have more money.

DEPOPULATE them from the body politic. Vote...and YOU will have a lot more money.

LOOK at some of the damage they have done to us...

http://www.usdebtclock.org/


7 posted on 04/11/2012 5:29:03 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: onyx; All

They’re insidious. Their slimey claws are out everywhere ..
bullying, making play for pay deals.

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April 11, 2012
‘Climate friendly strategies,’ ‘Let’s Move!’ support now among criteria for winning government contracts

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/04/11/climate-friendly-strategies-lets-move-support-now-among-criteria-for-winning-government-contracts/#ixzz1rmV2MJfJ

Excerpt:

Want to win a contract to operate concessions on federal property? Be ready to explain how your business promotes Obama administration desires like “climate friendly strategies” and the first lady’s “Let’s Move!” anti-childhood obesity effort.

Proposal documents obtained by The Daily Caller reveal that the National Park Service favors those who promote these Obama White House priorities when deciding which concessioners they will allow to operate businesses on federally owned property.

The documents outline what criteria the National Park Service considered when awarding a concessions contract for operating the Silver Gull Beach Club and Breezy Point Beach Club on federally owned land in New York this summer.

These guidelines tell bidders that the National Park Service is “interested in supporting the goals of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! Initiative.”

“Describe how your proposal supports these goals, including measures that will encourage healthy options for food and beverages and active, exercise-oriented recreation,” reads proposal packages for both locations.


8 posted on 04/11/2012 5:30:24 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE
How in the WORLD did they miss PROGRESSIVE insurance!!!

Peter Lewis, the founder and CEO, is a funder/member of the ACLU, huge funder of MoveOn.com, one the BIGGEST contributor to progressive far left causes — and huge supporter/contributor of Barack Yo' Mamma.

His clients money has been used to fund some of the most destructive far left groups/movements there is — many, MANY, millions PERIOD!!!

9 posted on 04/11/2012 5:35:39 PM PDT by Jackson Brown
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To: STARWISE
How in the WORLD did they miss PROGRESSIVE insurance!!!

Peter Lewis, the founder and CEO, is a funder/member of the ACLU, huge funder of MoveOn.com, one the BIGGEST contributor to progressive far left causes — and huge supporter/contributor of Barack Yo' Mamma.

His clients money has been used to fund some of the most destructive far left groups/movements there is — many, MANY, millions PERIOD!!!

10 posted on 04/11/2012 5:36:00 PM PDT by Jackson Brown
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To: Jackson Brown

You can say that again!


11 posted on 04/11/2012 5:54:29 PM PDT by MtnClimber (To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth. —Theodore Roosevelt)
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To: Jackson Brown

I plan to go to the Yahoo Finance message boards for these companies and tell stock holders they are suporting communist sympathizers.


12 posted on 04/11/2012 6:02:18 PM PDT by MtnClimber (To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth. —Theodore Roosevelt)
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To: Jackson Brown

Certainly! Any informed conservative knows about
Lewis. At least he’s honestly and publicly a liberal.
These appeasing companies are weak and being intimidated
by the bullies in chief for govt contracts.


13 posted on 04/11/2012 6:23:54 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

I have posted on several of the yahoo finance message boards. I am sure to get flamed. Please check in and post some positive comments. Just search for communist in the message title.


14 posted on 04/11/2012 6:37:50 PM PDT by MtnClimber (To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth. —Theodore Roosevelt)
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To: STARWISE

McDonalds bedded down with the Holder side of life a long time ago. That’s why their restaraunts are so dangerous today. “I’m Lovin’ It!”....Not.


15 posted on 04/11/2012 6:51:09 PM PDT by Free in Texas (Member of the Bitter Clingers Association.)
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To: STARWISE
Those used to be some pretty big companies. Now, a bunch of drumbanging, pothead hippies can make them wet their Depends.

This definitely isn't your daddy's America.

16 posted on 04/11/2012 6:56:16 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare is like a stool sample. You have to pass it to find out what's in it.)
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To: Free in Texas

Don’t forget that Darden Restaurants is far left (DRI). Thet run Red Lobster, Olive Garden. etc. I left a Yahoo Finance post for them that could use some support.


17 posted on 04/11/2012 6:56:33 PM PDT by MtnClimber (To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth. —Theodore Roosevelt)
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To: sten

I have posted on Yahoo Finance stock message boards for many of these. Will try to call as well.


18 posted on 04/11/2012 7:03:11 PM PDT by MtnClimber (To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth. —Theodore Roosevelt)
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To: MtnClimber

Thank you! I’m not on those boards.

Just think of all the company ‘deals’ they’re
working as we speak. They’re spreading their
evil plague everywhere! Damn them ...


19 posted on 04/11/2012 7:08:42 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: MtnClimber

Thank you. I didn’t know that.


20 posted on 04/11/2012 7:18:22 PM PDT by Free in Texas (Member of the Bitter Clingers Association.)
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To: STARWISE

DRIVE THRU THEIR DRIVE-THRUS JUST TO TELL THEM THEY STINK.


21 posted on 04/11/2012 7:23:52 PM PDT by bitt (“There are only two races of men: the decent and the indecent.” —Viktor Frankl, survivor, Nazi co)
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To: STARWISE

If you search my posts to read the ones where I advocated taking action against Coke and Quicken Loans the hand-wringing by Freepers who were too “civilized” to take that kind of action would sicken you. The Left is winning for a reason.


22 posted on 04/11/2012 7:25:45 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: FReepers

23 posted on 04/11/2012 7:34:39 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: nascarnation

It does no good unless you bombard them with messages and signatures that their socialist politics are being boycotted in an organized way. They will then see the connection to their sales. Use the Tea Party to communicate about boycotts of leftist corporations and businesses.

Running an ad on the socialist CEO’s of various companies to boycott is what you need to do to put the fascists back in their cages. Make entering into leftist politics painful.


24 posted on 04/11/2012 10:43:22 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: MtnClimber

Can you post what monies they have donated to lib causes?


25 posted on 04/14/2012 2:42:26 PM PDT by ConservativeMind ("Humane" = "Don't pen up pets or eat meat, but allow infanticide, abortion, and euthanasia.")
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To: STARWISE
Don't forget Carbonite. The CEO of Carbonite, David Friend, is a friend of George Soros and a contributor to many of his "causes".

Also, the acronym GEICO stands for Government Employees Insurance Company.

Finally, Ally Bank was formerly known as GMAC. Obviously, after President Urkel took over GM, they had to put on a mask.

26 posted on 04/16/2012 7:29:58 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: STARWISE

HBO

How can that not be on any list?


27 posted on 04/28/2012 11:52:01 AM PDT by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

If you work hard you can find “Moxie” for sale to replace your Coke or Pepsi.


28 posted on 04/28/2012 5:40:53 PM PDT by donmeaker (Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
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To: Texas Eagle

What happened was that bank bailout funds were only available to companies that were exclusively banks. GMAC had to separate from GM to qualify. A lot of credit unions also separated from their parent company.


29 posted on 04/28/2012 5:44:46 PM PDT by donmeaker (Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
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