Boycotts are a Quitters Game
Boycotts are for sore losers. Sure, it makes sense if you don’t agree with someone out in the market, talk with the purse. It makes sense. Money is a powerful tool. As the saying goes; hit ‘em where it hurts, in the wallet. I wouldn’t argue that it’s all well and good that boycotts can be an tool for sociopolitical statements. I’m just not so | Read More »
If They’re So Dumb They Can’t Do Simple Math…
The Huffington Post is celebrating today because the Color of Change has managed to pressure companies into pulling or not consider advertising on Fox’s Glenn Beck Show. The new companies distancing themselves from Beck include Airware Inc. (makers of Brez anti-snoring aids), Ancestry.com, AT&T, Blaine Labs Inc., Campbell Soup Company, Clorox, Ditech, The Elations Company, Experian (creator of FreeCreditReport.com), Farmers Insurance Group, Johnson & Johnson | Read More »
Latino Group Urges Census Boycott
The Rev. Miguel Rivera, head of some group called the National Coalition of Latino Clergy and Christian Leaders has recently called for a boycott of the 2010 national census by undocumented immigrants. To which everyone should collectively say “So what? Who Cares?” or “Good!” The purpose of the census every ten years, although bastardized to accomodate our welfare state to determine Federal funding formulas, is for | Read More »
My Favorite Oxymoron: Tolerant Liberals
There’s no defending a comparatively few violent criminals who think molotov cocktails are an acceptable form of political expression. But what do you say about hundreds of liberal Democrats from one Maryland community who want to boycott a business whose owner dares to show his support for John McCain?