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luckyleftyme2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-20-08 10:06 AM
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52. HEY SQUAWK

OUTSIDE OF THE CAPITALS TO GET YOUR ATTENTION DO YOU HAVE AN INTELLIGENT COMMENT?
I haven't seen one yet
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  -ITS TIME TO BOYCOTT luckyleftyme2  May-20-08 07:20 AM   #0 
  - haven't we shattered the "boycott bubble"? they dont work  NightWatcher   May-20-08 07:24 AM   #1 
  - THATS A LIE  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 07:26 AM   #4 
  - Which oil company boycotts have worked?  Freddie Stubbs   May-20-08 07:39 AM   #11 
  - if  George65   May-20-08 08:37 AM   #28 
     - how will it work?  MonkeyFunk   May-20-08 09:13 AM   #41 
        - Why would they drop the price a nickel  hokies4ever   May-20-08 10:09 AM   #55 
        - They don't need to generate demand. They've got a needle in our collective arm.  ClassWarrior   May-20-08 11:45 AM   #79 
  - Then your boss is nuts.  squawk7700   May-20-08 09:08 AM   #35 
  - The last time the oil company executives were hauled before Congress..  Virginia Dare   May-20-08 08:14 AM   #22 
  - Check out Snopes.com  WillBowden   May-20-08 07:24 AM   #2 
  - I haven't bought gas from exxon in years and I never will. n/t  mpalluzzi   May-20-08 07:25 AM   #3 
  - WAY TO GO  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 07:28 AM   #6 
  - WHY THE HELL ARE YOU YELLING AT EVERYONE?  EstimatedProphet   May-20-08 08:12 AM   #20 
     - Oil Boycotts are like crash diets  ByTheRiver   May-20-08 08:28 AM   #26 
  - That must be the reason they're bankrupt.  squawk7700   May-20-08 09:13 AM   #40 
  - Too many people still won't change habits and propaganda is high.  mmonk   May-20-08 07:26 AM   #5 
  - FALSE  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 07:29 AM   #7 
  - While that is true, it's false to garner hope that people  mmonk   May-20-08 07:38 AM   #10 
  - What about this:  mmonk   May-20-08 07:46 AM   #12 
  - THE ONLY THING DRIVING THE MARKET IS GREED  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 07:50 AM   #14 
     - Stop SHOUTING, asswipe.  squawk7700   May-20-08 09:09 AM   #36 
     - HEY SQUAWK  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 10:06 AM   #52 
     - I'd call the police about those noisy neighbors! nt  blondeatlast   May-20-08 11:17 AM   #71 
  - I haven't bought Exxon since the Valdez, unless there was no choice.  MiniMe   May-20-08 07:30 AM   #8 
  - A boycott will only work if you boycott ALL oil companies  Freddie Stubbs   May-20-08 07:31 AM   #9 
  - THATS NOT TRUE  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 07:54 AM   #15 
     - Shell is still in Maine and three of its stations have the second highest priced gas in the state:  Freddie Stubbs   May-20-08 08:30 AM   #27 
     - YES AND SHELL CAME BACH TO NAINE AFTER BUSH TOOK OFFICE FOR SECND TERM  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 09:04 AM   #32 
        - If you're going to post, learn to spell. Or type.  Dr.Phool   May-20-08 09:19 AM   #43 
        - sorry  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 11:00 AM   #69 
        - Are you saying that consumers dropped their boycott of Shell becaue Bush started his second term?  Freddie Stubbs   May-20-08 02:43 PM   #90 
     - Why are you yelling?  MonkeyFunk   May-20-08 09:15 AM   #42 
        - Heh. "Bigger"  Richardo   May-20-08 10:49 AM   #65 
  - If you want to hurt the oil companies cut back on your consumption  nomad1776   May-20-08 07:46 AM   #13 
  - VERY GOOD IDEAS  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 08:00 AM   #16 
  - PLEASE KICK THIS MESSAGE  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 08:05 AM   #17 
     - You realize you're talking to maybe 5000 people, tops, don't you?  A HERETIC I AM   May-20-08 08:12 AM   #18 
     - caps work here  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 10:11 AM   #57 
     - ONLY IF YOU STOP YELLING!!11!!1  simskl   May-20-08 08:12 AM   #19 
        - the cap lock, it hurts my tender ears  NuttyFluffers   May-25-08 05:00 PM   #109 
  - motorcycle  melm00se   May-20-08 08:21 AM   #24 
  - Thanks Moosey! I've been looking for "real" moto mpg numbers for a long time. n/t  DCKit   May-20-08 08:57 AM   #31 
  - My Prius gets better mileage than my Harley!  Dr.Phool   May-20-08 09:21 AM   #45 
  - Another tip: learn to drive, and get, a stick shift  StopThePendulum   May-20-08 11:28 AM   #76 
  - That's work. Slacktivism is much easier.  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   May-20-08 12:43 PM   #87 
  - I have been boycotting Exxon since the  OwnedByFerrets   May-20-08 08:12 AM   #21 
  - It doesn't work. Period.  EstimatedProphet   May-20-08 08:14 AM   #23 
  - IT NOT ONLY WORKS  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 08:25 AM   #25 
     - NO! IT DOESN'T WORK!  EstimatedProphet   May-20-08 09:05 AM   #33 
        - He's well into the screaming stage...poo flinging can't be far behind.  squawk7700   May-20-08 09:10 AM   #38 
        - hey genius  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 10:45 AM   #64 
        - So all the government agencies are going to boycott Exxon?  EstimatedProphet   May-20-08 11:50 AM   #80 
        - oh by the way  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 10:50 AM   #67 
        - I am exactly in a position to accuse  EstimatedProphet   May-20-08 11:41 AM   #78 
        - The damn neighbors are fighting yet again--give luckylefty a break, EP...  blondeatlast   May-20-08 11:20 AM   #73 
  - Problem with a fuel boycott: you still eat and food takes fuel to make and move  havocmom   May-20-08 08:51 AM   #29 
  - kick the message  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 09:11 AM   #39 
     - So, you grow every bite you eat? Because if you don't, you aren't boycotting  havocmom   May-20-08 09:19 AM   #44 
        - WELL MOM  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 09:59 AM   #50 
           - I also garden and have long advocated others do the same  havocmom   May-20-08 10:08 AM   #54 
              - ITS OBVIOUS YOUR SINCERE  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 11:31 AM   #77 
  - I don't buy Exxon/Mobil  nykym   May-20-08 08:53 AM   #30 
  - Boycotting the most profitable companies  treestar   May-20-08 09:06 AM   #34 
  - unless people actually reduce usage, it won't work --- its a zero-sum game  aikoaiko   May-20-08 09:09 AM   #37 
  - NEGATIVE  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 09:45 AM   #47 
     - I understand why lucky left you and you're reduced to cap locks on this forum.  aikoaiko   May-20-08 01:17 PM   #88 
  - Is your CAPS LOCK stuck?  PelosiFan   May-20-08 09:43 AM   #46 
  - NO  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 09:46 AM   #48 
     - Yes, let's kick this and magically, oil prices will drop. YAY  PelosiFan   May-20-08 09:50 AM   #49 
        - TAKE AWAY THE CONSUMER  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 10:03 AM   #51 
           - YOU ARE RIGHT, I WILL STOP EATING AND USING HEAT AND MOWING MY LAWN TOO  PelosiFan   May-20-08 10:12 AM   #58 
              - thats far from the message  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 10:26 AM   #61 
                 - Thanks for taking the CAPS off. It's distracting to try to have a discussion with someone who yells  PelosiFan   May-20-08 10:27 AM   #62 
  - I have boycottted them for 3 years, wheres the progress???  LSK   May-20-08 10:08 AM   #53 
  - Exactly! I haven't bought from them since that little tanker 'whoopsie'  havocmom   May-20-08 10:10 AM   #56 
     - thats great  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 10:18 AM   #59 
        - You do realize just about every reply here has been to show you why it doesn't work?  havocmom   May-20-08 12:31 PM   #85 
  - Haven't bought from Exxon since the Exxon Valdez oil spill  new_beawr   May-20-08 10:22 AM   #60 
  - Same here n/t  livetohike   May-20-08 12:01 PM   #81 
  - I only buy gas from Citgo.  otherlander   May-20-08 10:43 AM   #63 
  - I haven't bought gas from exxon mobil stations since the 70's.  dkofos   May-20-08 10:49 AM   #66 
  - Snopes link, and why it won't work  tkmorris   May-20-08 10:55 AM   #68 
  - I'm not interested in negativity  luckyleftyme2   May-20-08 11:13 AM   #70 
  - Finally, You Seem To Have Gotten It  ProfessorGAC   May-20-08 11:19 AM   #72 
  - Call the cops AGAIN on those neighbors--you have a right to peace and quiet. So do we... nt  blondeatlast   May-20-08 11:23 AM   #74 
  - Ya can't teach a pig to sing, can ya?  tkmorris   May-20-08 11:27 AM   #75 
  - So, you think that a boycott will improve the refineries?  Freddie Stubbs   May-25-08 01:07 PM   #105 
  - LOL! 2001 and 2002 and 2004 and 2006. All the same claims about how a boycott like this WILL WORK.  PelosiFan   May-20-08 12:06 PM   #82 
  - I'm lucky enough to have a Citgo by my house  lame54   May-20-08 12:27 PM   #83 
  - I DON'T KNOW WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT BUT I'LL MAKE DAMN SURE YOU ALL HEAR IT!!!!1  DS1   May-20-08 12:31 PM   #84 
  - Holy shit, that's like a perfect summary of half the threads in GD:P  PelosiFan   May-20-08 01:21 PM   #89 
  - ROFL  kdmorris   May-20-08 07:37 PM   #98 
  - ooooooff... the font volume, it overwhelms me.  NuttyFluffers   May-25-08 05:02 PM   #110 
  - Every gallon of gas you DON'T buy, will be sold in China or India.  cherokeeprogressive   May-20-08 12:34 PM   #86 
  - GLBT groups have had a boycott on them for over 10 years n/t  FreeState   May-20-08 02:45 PM   #91 
  - How effective has that been?  Freddie Stubbs   May-20-08 02:59 PM   #94 
     - Not very - but its gratifying to me to not shop there :) n/t  FreeState   May-20-08 04:23 PM   #97 
  - People need to get rid of their SUVs, start carpooling, using public transport., walking, biking.  kerry-is-my-prez   May-20-08 02:52 PM   #92 
  - They still have military, commercial and airline customers.  EOO   May-20-08 02:57 PM   #93 
  - I haven't given them a penny in my life  Jed Dilligan   May-20-08 03:09 PM   #95 
  - So basically you want exxon to sell gas as a loss  Angleae   May-20-08 04:21 PM   #96 
  - I'm still boycotting from the Valdez spill.  Wizard777   May-20-08 08:49 PM   #99 
  - Has your boycott worked yet?  Freddie Stubbs   May-21-08 07:25 AM   #100 
  - why wouldn't mobil exxon just sell the fuel to China and India  mdmc   May-21-08 07:29 AM   #101 
  - Many people want a simple solution rather than changing the way they live  Freddie Stubbs   May-24-08 07:43 AM   #103 
  - Has your boycott casued Exxon/Mobil to drop its prices to below what others are charging?  Freddie Stubbs   May-22-08 10:42 AM   #102 
  - Boycott what? Gasoline? No can do. I need it to drive to work. How can people do this?  indie_ana_500   May-24-08 08:43 AM   #104 
  - In the area where I live, CostCo and Arco are always the cheapest  aint_no_life_nowhere   May-25-08 01:18 PM   #106 
  - It won't do anything but hurt the "little guy".  sammythecat   May-25-08 01:45 PM   #107 
  - I haven't bought Exxon/Mobile since the Exxon Valdez debacle.  MasonJar   May-25-08 02:49 PM   #108 
 

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