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imouttahere Donating Member (369 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-09-06 08:50 PM
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16. Yet another way to look at it....
We are always being told that our vote counts, our one little vote, and if we don't vote we are betraying our democracy. How would boycotting be any different? When we buy a CD of our favorite musician/musical group, in a sense we are voting for them, if for no other reason than they will continue to make music for us to enjoy.
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  -Boycott all U want, call whoever U want it does'nt..... marano35  Sep-09-06 08:15 PM   #0 
  - I know and it really..  ananda   Sep-09-06 08:17 PM   # 
  - Bullshit. in/t  sfexpat2000   Sep-09-06 08:17 PM   #1 
  - Wrong!!! Call, email, protest...don't let them do it!  autorank   Sep-09-06 08:19 PM   #2 
  - U are missing the point.....  marano35   Sep-09-06 08:23 PM   #5 
     - U miss the point. The only solution to this fascist problem IS  sfexpat2000   Sep-09-06 08:38 PM   #9 
        - Strange phrasing in one of the sentences...  jayctravis   Sep-09-06 08:56 PM   #18 
        - I was being sarcastic....  marano35   Sep-09-06 09:01 PM   #19 
           - Don't worry about it. I got it, anyway. n/t  sfexpat2000   Sep-09-06 09:07 PM   #20 
        - No, the only solution to this fascist problem is...  mitchum   Sep-09-06 09:21 PM   #28 
  - It does matter  The Gunslinger   Sep-09-06 08:21 PM   #3 
  - It is absolutely criminal  dogday   Sep-09-06 08:23 PM   #4 
  - I understand completely what you are saying, and.....  imouttahere   Sep-09-06 08:28 PM   #6 
  - what I am trying to say is...  marano35   Sep-09-06 08:34 PM   #7 
     - U R wrong. If we were the minority they wouldn't need to steal elections.  sfexpat2000   Sep-09-06 08:39 PM   #10 
     - Good point but....  marano35   Sep-09-06 08:42 PM   #11 
        - Back up. They can steal elections because they own the media  sfexpat2000   Sep-09-06 08:44 PM   #13 
     - Give yourself/us more credit....it is never a useless tactic....  imouttahere   Sep-09-06 08:45 PM   #14 
  - I know that it may not mean much to them  DearAbby   Sep-09-06 08:36 PM   #8 
  - If a real bear were attacking me I would curl up in a ball and play dead  bahrbearian   Sep-09-06 08:43 PM   #12 
  - it is not a battle to win or lose...  stillcool47   Sep-09-06 08:47 PM   #15 
  - I totally agree....  marano35   Sep-09-06 08:53 PM   #17 
  - Yet another way to look at it....  imouttahere   Sep-09-06 08:50 PM   #16 
  - Right. Boycotts are rarely as impactive as people think,  CarlVK   Sep-09-06 09:09 PM   #21 
  - Welcome to DU!  OzarkDem   Sep-09-06 09:25 PM   #30 
  - Calling all defeatists!!  Mr_Spock   Sep-09-06 09:10 PM   #22 
  - I never said stop fighting....  marano35   Sep-09-06 09:11 PM   #23 
     - That's not acceptable  Mr_Spock   Sep-09-06 09:16 PM   #25 
  - Welcome to DU!  OzarkDem   Sep-09-06 09:12 PM   #24 
  - There lies the problem....  marano35   Sep-09-06 09:17 PM   #26 
  - Wrong  OzarkDem   Sep-09-06 09:24 PM   #29 
  - I'm sure they would curl up and play dead.  bahrbearian   Sep-09-06 09:20 PM   #27 
  - yeah  MichaelHarris   Sep-09-06 09:31 PM   #31 
  - controversy/publicity alone will make up for boycott  karnac   Sep-09-06 09:42 PM   #32 
  - Another way to respond: Donate to the Democratic Party.  Eric J in MN   Sep-09-06 09:44 PM   #33 
 

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