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BlueCaliDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-31-09 11:26 AM
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7. Absolutely! n/t
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  -Would You Boycott Rush Limbaugh's Sponsors? MannyGoldstein  Jan-31-09 11:17 AM   #0 
  - I already do. n/t  donco6   Jan-31-09 11:18 AM   #1 
  - So do I, as much as I am aware.  Chan790   Feb-01-09 09:27 AM   #52 
     - I boycott Home Depot and Snapple, two long time sponsors  Lorien   Feb-01-09 10:25 AM   #59 
     - I don't think I've ever had a Snapple  donco6   Feb-01-09 11:04 AM   #67 
     - I third this motion  supernova   Feb-01-09 10:28 AM   #61 
  - youleft out the option for "Fuck Yeah". eom  navarth   Jan-31-09 11:19 AM   #2 
  - If anyone has a list, I'd be glad to boycott them n/t  GCP   Jan-31-09 11:22 AM   #3 
  - just get phone #s of LOCAL sponsors from his show  certainot   Feb-01-09 11:47 AM   #72 
  - Boycotting isn't enough.  Hugabear   Jan-31-09 11:23 AM   #4 
  - Absolutley! and while you're writing, drop a line to you congressional reps  havocmom   Jan-31-09 02:20 PM   #36 
  - Yes  sakabatou   Jan-31-09 11:24 AM   #5 
  - Is there already a list of his sponsers floating around somewhere  RJ Connors   Jan-31-09 11:25 AM   #6 
  - The most glaring ones are Home Depot, Oreck, and Blue Emu. nt  ooglymoogly   Feb-01-09 10:27 AM   #60 
  - call complain boycott and picket LOCALLY too! it's easy and fun.  certainot   Feb-01-09 11:34 AM   #69 
  - Absolutely! n/t  BlueCaliDem   Jan-31-09 11:26 AM   #7 
  - I voted "No" since there are no businesses in the lists I have seen that I would go to anyway  csziggy   Jan-31-09 11:27 AM   #8 
  - I'm broke so I'm boycotting damn near everyone anyway  NightWatcher   Jan-31-09 11:27 AM   #9 
  - that is probably true for most of us...  hlthe2b   Jan-31-09 11:30 AM   #12 
  - I wrote to Geico and congratulated them on dropping him.  Frustratedlady   Jan-31-09 11:27 AM   #10 
  - No. I would have to LISTEN to him to even know who sponsors him, and I have better things to do  MADem   Jan-31-09 11:28 AM   #11 
  - We'd provide a list  MannyGoldstein   Jan-31-09 11:30 AM   #13 
  - I'd still likely be unaffected. I don't do a lot of "consumer" crap.  MADem   Jan-31-09 11:58 AM   #22 
  - That's the beauty in all of this.  Life Long Dem   Jan-31-09 12:12 PM   #25 
  - The last list  adadem   Jan-31-09 11:31 AM   #14 
  - Rushie has his OWN page to contact his sponsors! Go there, if it  CurtEastPoint   Jan-31-09 11:32 AM   #15 
     - There's no list  GCP   Jan-31-09 11:36 AM   #16 
     - Not me.  Kookaburra   Jan-31-09 11:47 AM   #21 
     - Has he lost weight or is that an optical illusion?  roody   Jan-31-09 07:09 PM   #43 
  - No -- because boycotts rarely work  nichomachus   Jan-31-09 11:36 AM   #17 
  - Think Forida Orange Juice and Anita Briant and there are many more. nt  ooglymoogly   Feb-01-09 10:30 AM   #62 
  - I voted yes, but in reality "other" would be more appropriate because I already do.  11 Bravo   Jan-31-09 11:45 AM   #18 
  - From what I've heard, it's mostly snake oil ads.  Obi Juan   Jan-31-09 11:45 AM   #19 
  - Here is a list from from 2004 with some updates........  1776Forever   Jan-31-09 11:47 AM   #20 
  - I already do .... fuck em all ..... Citizen Patriot's list HERE  TWiley   Jan-31-09 12:02 PM   #23 
  - Some of these advertisers have also advertised on Air America  JDPriestly   Feb-01-09 10:33 AM   #64 
     - good idea  certainot   Feb-01-09 11:41 AM   #71 
  - Absolutely!  City Lights   Jan-31-09 12:03 PM   #24 
  - Besides national sponsors, is it possible to get a list of local sponsors?  rurallib   Jan-31-09 12:22 PM   #26 
  - We'd Try To List Local Advertisers As Well  MannyGoldstein   Jan-31-09 12:25 PM   #27 
     - I have tried to listen and record local advertisers for both Limpy and the manity  rurallib   Jan-31-09 12:29 PM   #28 
  - Boycotting Limbaugh's sponsors is very easy to do  TXDemGal   Jan-31-09 12:39 PM   #29 
  - Only the gullible buy those things anyway  creeksneakers2   Jan-31-09 12:47 PM   #30 
  - Yup, they know their audience  Canuckistanian   Jan-31-09 01:06 PM   #31 
  - I also boycott the sponsers of the local radio station that carries his show  cherish44   Jan-31-09 01:37 PM   #32 
  - locally may be more effective- these stations are paul reveres in reverse  certainot   Feb-01-09 11:55 AM   #73 
  - However noble or effective boycotts may be they still run the risk of hurting the little person,  elocs   Jan-31-09 02:00 PM   #33 
  - That company can always adverstise or sponsor some other show  fortyfeetunder   Jan-31-09 02:22 PM   #37 
     - There is a difference between commentary and news.  elocs   Jan-31-09 03:15 PM   #40 
  - matter of fact,  barbtries   Jan-31-09 02:12 PM   #34 
  - We should boycott corporations anyway.  fchurch66   Jan-31-09 02:17 PM   #35 
  - I'd love to but I don't see how to do that.  DUlover2909   Feb-01-09 12:42 AM   #45 
  - I've been boycotting Limbaugh's sponsors from day one  Brother Buzz   Jan-31-09 02:28 PM   #38 
  - The companies need to know why their sales are down. Just boycotting them is not enough.  appleannie1   Jan-31-09 02:31 PM   #39 
  - I am interested, make a list and keep it bumped.  ZombieHorde   Jan-31-09 03:22 PM   #41 
  - I probably already do, but if there were a list somewhere, I'd gladly  old mark   Jan-31-09 03:50 PM   #42 
  - Of course. Rush is apartheid for your ears.  Ken Burch   Feb-01-09 12:40 AM   #44 
  - Why don't you just give us the fucking list, and not ask us to declare allegiance?  BlooInBloo   Feb-01-09 12:46 AM   #46 
  - Because I'm An Awful Person n/t  MannyGoldstein   Feb-01-09 09:12 AM   #51 
  - I always have.  ComtesseDeSpair   Feb-01-09 01:01 AM   #47 
  - No. I don't care what he says or does.  MrSlayer   Feb-01-09 01:05 AM   #48 
  - This is a good idea but if you want to make it self supporting... do it right.  corndogg   Feb-01-09 03:43 AM   #49 
  - Newshounds  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-01-09 09:58 AM   #53 
  - Better yet, perhaps ...  GeorgeGist   Feb-01-09 07:16 AM   #50 
  - I still haven't let Dunkin Donuts know I'm boycotting because of Rachel Ray/Michelle Malkin thing  gauguin57   Feb-01-09 09:59 AM   #54 
  - No.  Papa Boule   Feb-01-09 10:07 AM   #55 
  - Done :-)  CitizenPatriot   Feb-01-09 10:17 AM   #56 
  - K&R You bet I would  SlingBlade   Feb-01-09 10:21 AM   #57 
  - Yes - Rush espouses the failure of our Commander in Chief - I can't support & must work against that  AnotherMother4Peace   Feb-01-09 10:24 AM   #58 
  - he also said "OBAMA'S HEAD NEEDS TO ROLL" sept 10, second hour  certainot   Feb-01-09 11:58 AM   #75 
  - Yup  ismnotwasm   Feb-01-09 10:32 AM   #63 
  - I do boycott the few i know about  Lucky 13   Feb-01-09 10:42 AM   #65 
  - I have been thinking this for awhile. It is about time pressure was put on sponsors of Rush and Fox!  Mr. Sparkle   Feb-01-09 10:48 AM   #66 
  - Do we want that loon off the air?  tomg   Feb-01-09 11:07 AM   #68 
  - no but we can't continue to ignore the talk radio monopoly  certainot   Feb-01-09 11:37 AM   #70 
     - I couldn't agree more with your point.  tomg   Feb-01-09 12:00 PM   #76 
     - self-delete dupe.  tomg   Feb-01-09 12:00 PM   #77 
  - No, for two reasons. I'm not personally willing to boycott a company or  petronius   Feb-01-09 11:55 AM   #74 
  - i see the objective as breaking up the monopoly that has made democracy  certainot   Feb-01-09 12:06 PM   #79 
  - I wouldn't know. I always change the station if a commercial comes on.  Blue Dog Dominion   Feb-01-09 12:04 PM   #78 
  - a 100% yes  samsingh   Feb-01-09 05:53 PM   #80 
  - Don't forget the stations  bjdogg   Feb-01-09 07:34 PM   #81 
  - Welcome to DU bjdogg!  donheld   Feb-01-09 07:41 PM   #82 
  - I wish we could get into the inside of Arbitron...  mwooldri   Feb-01-09 09:09 PM   #83 
  - Scottrade does NOT advertise with Rush Limbaugh  mjharmon   Feb-02-09 03:35 PM   #84 

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