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MadBadger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-10-10 10:46 AM
Response to Reply #29
31. He worked in the family business, but its not like its his company
And I fail to see how buying Leinenkugel really affects the campaign.
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  -Boycott Leinenkugel beer Minnesota Raindog  May-10-10 09:55 AM   #0 
  - His beer sucks ass. Shouldn't be hard to do personally...  EnviroBat   May-10-10 09:56 AM   #1 
  - Buy local  Viking12   May-10-10 10:00 AM   #2 
  - New Glarus, too.  geardaddy   May-10-10 10:13 AM   #10 
  - "(The t)raffic on the low road is bumper to bumper."  Dogmudgeon   May-10-10 10:00 AM   #3 
  - Can you recommend some other good local beers? nt  wtmusic   May-10-10 10:04 AM   #4 
  - Local to MN  geardaddy   May-10-10 10:09 AM   #5 
     - Good choices all--and I'd include Bell's and Lift Bridge  Minnesota Raindog   May-10-10 10:13 AM   #9 
     - I do like Bell's  geardaddy   May-10-10 10:15 AM   #12 
        - I could really use some Oberon right now.  MadBadger   May-10-10 10:16 AM   # 
           - Oberon is one of the few wheats I like.  geardaddy   May-10-10 10:33 AM   #27 
     - Thanks nt  wtmusic   May-10-10 10:19 AM   #16 
  - I boycott it already  WeDidIt   May-10-10 10:10 AM   #6 
  - How do you know?  CLANG   May-10-10 10:18 AM   #15 
     - I worked on a ranch for part of my teenage years  WeDidIt   May-10-10 10:19 AM   #17 
        - I'm so sorry I asked. I was being flippant, with no though that  CLANG   May-10-10 10:26 AM   #22 
        - Sounds just like some people here on DU (nt)  Jeff In Milwaukee   May-10-10 02:16 PM   #47 
  - Not a problem.  City Lights   May-10-10 10:10 AM   #7 
  - I have no problem boycotting Sleimy.  geardaddy   May-10-10 10:10 AM   #8 
  - Not a chance in hell  MadBadger   May-10-10 10:14 AM   #11 
  - You're basically contributing to Dick Leinenkugel's campaign.  smoogatz   May-10-10 10:18 AM   #14 
  - I dont give a damn about boycotting this or that. I shopped at Whole Foods last week too!!!  MadBadger   May-10-10 10:20 AM   #18 
     - What a bold rebel you are.  smoogatz   May-10-10 10:33 AM   #26 
  - I love the Summer Shandy.  ScreamingMeemie   May-10-10 10:23 AM   #19 
  - If you're in New Jersey you can get Dogfish Head Ale  Minnesota Raindog   May-10-10 10:23 AM   #20 
     - Is Dogfish Head from Wisconsin? And what's their year round wheat beer?  MadBadger   May-10-10 10:28 AM   #24 
        - Dogfish Head is from Delaware--but is available in Wisconsin  Minnesota Raindog   May-10-10 10:34 AM   #28 
  - I live just down the road from the Leinie's brewery.  smoogatz   May-10-10 10:16 AM   #13 
  - Have you tried  Morning Dew   May-10-10 02:23 PM   #50 
  - ..and Miller, in turn, merged with Coors then sold out to SAB of South Africa  Viking12   May-10-10 04:10 PM   #57 
  - I boycotted it long ago after tasting it! n/t  catgirl   May-10-10 10:26 AM   #21 
  - I generally don't boycott companies with union workers.  Brickbat   May-10-10 10:27 AM   #23 
  - Leinie's is now owned by Miller  Jeff In Milwaukee   May-10-10 02:23 PM   #51 
     - Oh, absolutely, there are.  Brickbat   May-10-10 02:32 PM   #52 
  - The beer is pretty much disgusting.  seeviewonder   May-10-10 10:29 AM   #25 
  - Jake Leinenkugel is the brother who ran the brewery  Blue Owl   May-10-10 10:38 AM   #29 
  - He worked in the family business, but its not like its his company  MadBadger   May-10-10 10:46 AM   #31 
  - beer aside -- when it comes to politics the choice is Feingold any day!  Blue Owl   May-10-10 11:02 AM   #34 
     - Feingold Lager.  geardaddy   May-10-10 11:04 AM   #36 
        - Nice! And how about Feingold EPA?  Blue Owl   May-10-10 11:56 AM   #43 
           - Excellent idea!  geardaddy   May-10-10 01:01 PM   #44 
  - Jake has also supported David Obey in the past  fishwax   May-10-10 10:57 AM   #32 
  - The irony is delicious - I'm sure that Leinie-Boy has been screaming  bullwinkle428   May-10-10 10:45 AM   #30 
  - No, not really  NoNothing   May-10-10 11:23 AM   #39 
     - actually, he resigned from that position about a month ago  fishwax   May-10-10 11:45 AM   #42 
  - I have never heard of this beer! n/t  Hepburn   May-10-10 10:59 AM   #33 
  - My eating and drinking habits...  Rebubula   May-10-10 11:04 AM   #35 
  - +1000...and its not even the owner. Its the owner's brother.  MadBadger   May-10-10 11:07 AM   #37 
  - There's a committed progressive! n/t  Minnesota Raindog   May-10-10 03:45 PM   #53 
  - seems a lot of repubs in Wisconsin don't trust him, since he served as Commerce Sec for a democrat  fishwax   May-10-10 11:14 AM   #38 
  - So show would you rather have in the Senate--a Republican Leinenkugel or Russ Feingold?  Minnesota Raindog   May-10-10 01:59 PM   #45 
  - he's not claiming to be moderate at all  fishwax   May-10-10 04:07 PM   #56 
  - +1!  semillama   May-10-10 03:53 PM   #54 
  - When I was growing up  Morning Dew   May-10-10 11:24 AM   #40 
  - Man, did you have to tell me that? :(  NEOhiodemocrat   May-10-10 11:36 AM   #41 
  - Done and done!  ellie   May-10-10 02:13 PM   #46 
  - Boycotted them my whole life..all 61 years worth  SoCalDem   May-10-10 02:17 PM   #48 
  - My boycott started when the Leinenkugel family threw their Dick in the ring....  Jeff In Milwaukee   May-10-10 02:21 PM   #49 
  - do boycott's work?  greencharlie   May-10-10 03:54 PM   #55 
  - How can I boycott it if I've never heard of it before  Old Troop   May-10-10 04:16 PM   #58 
  - I think it's a regional beer... never seen it here in Cali nt  greencharlie   May-10-10 04:18 PM   #60 
  - No problem. Plenty of other, better domestic beers out there.  arbusto_baboso   May-10-10 04:17 PM   #59 

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