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shance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-05 09:29 PM
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17. Im so sorry to hear about those stores! I love the names of those stores.
Edited on Fri Nov-25-05 09:30 PM by shance
You're absolutely right.
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  -One way to take your country back. Don't shop at corporate stores. shance  Nov-25-05 08:13 PM   #0 
  - try  adolfo   Nov-25-05 08:17 PM   #1 
  - The only problem with this is that the products most of them sell  rzemanfl   Nov-25-05 08:18 PM   #2 
  - Here is a list of places to shop this holiday season  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-25-05 08:19 PM   #3 
  - And what about the people like you me that work for them?  RC   Nov-25-05 08:19 PM   #4 
  - It is hard to be pure about this but it's worth a shot.  Gormy Cuss   Nov-25-05 08:23 PM   #5 
  - I always spend my money as locally as possible, but you forget  Redstone   Nov-25-05 08:27 PM   #6 
  - At least you try to give business to the locals. That's important**  shance   Nov-25-05 08:40 PM   #8 
     - Here in Connecticut, it's as simple as A, B, C.  Redstone   Nov-25-05 09:00 PM   #12 
        - Im so sorry to hear about those stores! I love the names of those stores.  shance   Nov-25-05 09:29 PM   #17 
        - Well, we didn't like Caldor very much, and Ames was kind of crappy  Redstone   Nov-25-05 09:36 PM   #19 
        - We shopped at all three -- but in Mass., there was Lechmere.  Radio_Lady   Nov-26-05 12:02 AM   #24 
  - support local ARTISTS, crafts people, musicians, entertainers  msongs   Nov-25-05 08:31 PM   #7 
  - ABSOLUTELY***** Thank you for that very important addition msongs.  shance   Nov-25-05 08:41 PM   #9 
  - Indeed!  Drum   Nov-25-05 08:54 PM   #11 
     - Rock on Drum. You GO****  shance   Nov-25-05 09:18 PM   #14 
  - Some Corporate Owned Stores are actually franchises  Bluestar   Nov-25-05 08:52 PM   #10 
  - You won't be flamed blue*** My opinion is our country is at a very  shance   Nov-25-05 09:17 PM   #13 
  - Anyone flames you, send them to me and I'll kick their butt.  Redstone   Nov-25-05 09:20 PM   #15 
     - didn't sears keep paying the benefits, or  renate   Nov-26-05 02:05 AM   #29 
  - I think it is an admirable aim to avoid corporate stores, but  electricray   Nov-25-05 09:28 PM   #16 
  - Thanks ER***  shance   Nov-25-05 09:32 PM   #18 
  - Absolutely essential to taking country back from Big Money.  prescole   Nov-25-05 10:03 PM   #20 
  - Thanks for the post Prescole.  shance   Nov-26-05 11:27 PM   #31 
  - I hardly ever shop at corporate stores.  Independent_Liberal   Nov-25-05 11:08 PM   #21 
  - Good for you*** I do my darndest.  shance   Nov-26-05 11:28 PM   #32 
  - lwbaby  lwbaby   Nov-25-05 11:13 PM   #22 
  - Ah, the Noble Small Businessman...  BiggJawn   Nov-25-05 11:58 PM   #23 
  - HEY I am a small bidness persion  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-26-05 12:19 AM   #25 
  - Same here!  janeaustin   Nov-26-05 02:04 AM   #28 
  - You have a valid point Big Jawn. There are many who still don't  shance   Nov-26-05 11:30 PM   #33 
  - Bullshit, BJ. Sorry about that, but you found an anomaly.  Redstone   Nov-26-05 11:53 PM   #38 
  - No, I checked Open Secrets.  BiggJawn   Nov-27-05 08:09 AM   #51 
  - I'd have to agree w/ your observation.  alittlelark   Nov-27-05 12:38 AM   #43 
  - My father was a small businessman, a baker as well.  Qibing Zero   Nov-27-05 12:47 AM   #47 
  - Let's not forget that not all corporations are bad.  stevietheman   Nov-26-05 01:15 AM   #26 
  - Absolutely. If you can, please supply us with corporations that  shance   Nov-26-05 11:32 PM   #34 
  - Wasn't there a list of small businesses owned by DUers a while back?  Starbucks Anarchist   Nov-26-05 01:23 AM   #27 
  - eBay and Costco  renate   Nov-26-05 02:07 AM   #30 
  - You're going to be popular this Christmas  DavidBowman   Nov-26-05 11:37 PM   #35 
  - And christmas is all about gifts? WOW  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-26-05 11:39 PM   #36 
  - Yes, you're wrong.  DavidBowman   Nov-26-05 11:58 PM   #39 
     - WOW so it is not about our fellow men  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-27-05 12:07 AM   #41 
     - WOW You're not getting me  DavidBowman   Nov-27-05 12:52 AM   #48 
     - You must be John Ashcroft in drag***  shance   Nov-27-05 12:41 AM   #45 
        - Why do you say that?  DavidBowman   Nov-27-05 12:52 AM   #49 
  - Wow. So presents are what the holidays are about for you David?  shance   Nov-27-05 12:40 AM   #44 
  - I always do about 30% bigger stores and the rest local.  progressivebydesign   Nov-26-05 11:44 PM   #37 
  - I shop at three corporate stores...  Rainscents   Nov-27-05 12:03 AM   #40 
  - Hey there you go. That's great they support their unions.  shance   Nov-27-05 12:44 AM   #46 
  - Yup...  stepnw1f   Nov-27-05 12:08 AM   #42 
  - I've been doing that for years now. I'm with ya!  leanin_green   Nov-27-05 01:07 AM   #50 

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