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JNelson6563 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-15-08 08:07 PM
Response to Reply #20
22. Amen my friend.
Let them "pull themselves up by their bootstraps" as they prescribe for everyone else.

Julie
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  -Mich. man starts campaign to boycott Alabama products babsbunny  Dec-15-08 03:34 PM   #0 
  - Thanks a lot repukes. Pitting states against each other. nt  thecatburgler   Dec-15-08 03:37 PM   #1 
  - Did University of Alabama ever get around to integrating their Greek system?  bluestateguy   Dec-15-08 03:46 PM   #2 
  - How are you any less bigoted or hate filled than what you percieve Alabama to be?  bamademo   Dec-15-08 03:57 PM   #5 
  - Get used to it... Every state is going to have its day being blasted as  1monster   Dec-15-08 04:06 PM   #7 
  - Is Crimson Tide really #1? nt  usnret88   Dec-16-08 08:43 AM   #51 
  - Do you think they care?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Dec-15-08 04:01 PM   #6 
  - What perfect state are you in?  bamalib   Dec-15-08 06:15 PM   #16 
  - his profile used to say he was from Texas  Syrinx   Dec-16-08 03:44 AM   #28 
     - No wonder his home state is such a carefully guarded secret!  QC   Dec-16-08 12:10 PM   #56 
  - Do you believe everything that John King tells you?  Syrinx   Dec-16-08 04:32 AM   #30 
  - Just give Alabama the same return Michigan gets per tax dollar  LisaM   Dec-15-08 03:49 PM   #3 
  - In FY2005, Alabama received $1.66 for each $1.00 paid in federal taxes, while Michigan got $0.92.  TahitiNut   Dec-15-08 06:17 PM   #17 
     - That's an interesting list  JNelson6563   Dec-15-08 06:53 PM   #18 
     - The $47.6 billion in 'extra' federal taxes paid by Californians in 2005 kept a lot of GOP states ...  TahitiNut   Dec-15-08 07:28 PM   #20 
        - Amen my friend.  JNelson6563   Dec-15-08 08:07 PM   #22 
        - As a "Massachusetts liberal", I can relate  lukasahero   Dec-16-08 08:17 AM   #50 
     - Interesting that as the return on the dollar DECREASES, the states tend  BrklynLiberal   Dec-15-08 11:57 PM   #27 
     - Anyway to know how much $$$ they got from DHS? n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-16-08 02:50 PM   #59 
  - I agree with the sentiment, disagree with the tactics  Wednesdays   Dec-15-08 03:55 PM   #4 
  - In solidarity, I agree to boycott....uh.....myself.  dixiegrrrrl   Dec-15-08 04:35 PM   #12 
  - I added the boycott link to Shelby's truthiness page ...  ColbertWatcher   Dec-15-08 04:08 PM   #8 
  - What does Alabama make that anyone could boycott?  depakid   Dec-15-08 04:17 PM   #9 
  - Mercedes has a plant in Alabama..  Fumesucker   Dec-16-08 05:09 AM   #34 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-15-08 04:19 PM   #10 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-16-08 03:47 AM   #29 
     - We're not bigots. We just don't like people who live in Alabama.  pampango   Dec-16-08 04:36 AM   #31 
     - that's a post-modern approach, I guess  Syrinx   Dec-16-08 04:59 AM   #33 
     - I didn't move here til the mid-1980's so missed the tornado. Everyone does have a story  pampango   Dec-16-08 06:24 AM   #35 
     - No irony whatever. If we're not supporting Labor, then it makes sense to buy the best product.  Romulox   Dec-16-08 06:33 AM   #38 
        - That's an interesting concept - free trade except when union jobs are affected.  pampango   Dec-16-08 06:53 AM   #41 
           - Hondas made in Japan, for example, have, on average, fewer defects than those made in Ohio.  Romulox   Dec-16-08 06:57 AM   #44 
              - I trust your accuracy (though it is a little depressing). Still buying Hondas made in Japan  pampango   Dec-16-08 07:07 AM   #46 
     - Nothing bigoted about it. EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE shows the cars made in the South are lower quality  Romulox   Dec-16-08 06:31 AM   #37 
  - Can we not screw over our neighbors  gravity   Dec-15-08 04:20 PM   #11 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-15-08 04:45 PM   #13 
  - Nothing from 'Bammy to boycott. Tennesee whiskey is off my list though.  Romulox   Dec-15-08 05:54 PM   #14 
  - Do you wear cotton? Use velcro?  bamademo   Dec-15-08 06:02 PM   #15 
     - Unless specific brand products are named, this is pretty meaningless. n/t  DRoseDARs   Dec-15-08 06:56 PM   #19 
     - Velcro company headquarters is in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA.  Ichingcarpenter   Dec-15-08 11:51 PM   #26 
        - Whew. Thank goodness. Velcro is the only thing in that list I'd miss! nt  Romulox   Dec-16-08 06:55 AM   #43 
  - I won't/can't go along with that  JustAnotherGen   Dec-15-08 07:36 PM   #21 
  - Working class anger is being diverted along regional and nationalistic lines rather than at the boss  entanglement   Dec-15-08 11:02 PM   #23 
  - Great post. Many here have gone from posting about the evils of workers in China, India,  pampango   Dec-16-08 04:40 AM   #32 
  - No one posts about the "evils of workers in China, India, etc"  thecatburgler   Dec-16-08 12:14 PM   #58 
  - And look how many people here are staying up late working tirelessly  QC   Dec-16-08 12:13 PM   #57 
  - Boycotts work both ways.  tuckessee   Dec-15-08 11:09 PM   #24 
  - I wish you guys would boycott the Federal tax subsidies you get every year.  Romulox   Dec-16-08 06:34 AM   #39 
  - Exactly!  tonycinla   Dec-16-08 08:02 AM   #49 
  - And this will punish Shelby how?  MadHound   Dec-15-08 11:45 PM   #25 
  - Says the guy who opposed the Big 3 loans from the beginning... nt  Romulox   Dec-16-08 06:30 AM   #36 
     - Way to generalize a nuanced opinion  MadHound   Dec-16-08 11:29 AM   #52 
        - You were posting in support of cheap labor union busting early this very morning  Romulox   Dec-16-08 11:48 AM   #53 
           - LOL, geez dude, get a grip, you're spinning worse than O'Reilly  MadHound   Dec-16-08 12:06 PM   #54 
              - "Everything looks bad when you remember it!"  Romulox   Dec-16-08 12:09 PM   #55 
  - The real hypocrites are those congresspeople who supported the financial industry bailout, but  pampango   Dec-16-08 06:36 AM   #40 
  - A lot of DUers ignored the Wall Street handout, but became intensely interested in the Big3 loans  Romulox   Dec-16-08 06:54 AM   #42 
     - I guess we have our share of hypocrites here, too.  pampango   Dec-16-08 07:04 AM   #45 
  - The website does not include a list of Alabama products to boycott  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-16-08 07:28 AM   #47 
  - I guess I  Gilligan   Dec-16-08 07:58 AM   #48 
 

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