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Omaha Steve Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 06:56 PM
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Ford Concedes, Victory Declared!
Edited on Sat Mar-15-08 07:17 PM by Omaha Steve

I just lost the friend that sent this to me. A friend of several years.

http://tfp.org/what_we_do/index/ford_concedes_victory_d...

A twenty-four month boycott against Ford Motor Companies, led by the American Family Association (AFA) and co-sponsored by Tradition, Family and Property Inc. and other groups has now ended with success.

The boycott began when conservative groups led by AFA took action against Ford, asking them to stop supporting the homosexual agenda and moral decay of America. This support took many forms, including large cash donations given to pro-homosexual marriage groups, homoerotic advertisements published on homosexual media outlets and sponsorship of homosexual events.



AFA and other groups revealed Fords actions to Americans coast to coast and asked them immediately to boycott Ford cars.

Throughout the two years of the boycott, 780,365 individuals officially signed on and Ford sales dropped an average of 8% each month, leading the car manufacturer back to the bargaining table, where it conceded on all points demanded of them. (These points are clearly outlined on AFAs website. Go directly to this page by clicking here.)

Conservative groups herald Fords concession as a myth-shattering proof of the power of peaceful legal protest. TFP Webmaster John Horvat commented: Many feel that protesting large corporations is ineffective. However, this idea has been proven false on many occasions.

Mr. Horvat continued: When properly organized, moral Americans have shut down major art exhibits, stopped blasphemous theater plays, made eBay change its policy and now forced Ford Motor Companies to stop corrupting society.

The American TFP thanks AFA for leading this boycott and proving that morality can still be upheldif the good are willing to stand together.

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Clear Blue Sky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 06:58 PM
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1. They still make lousy cars...
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tachyon Donating Member (520 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 07:04 PM
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2. I'm pretty sure I saw that "report" last year...but I don't know how accurate it is.
...
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TechBear_Seattle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 07:54 PM
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3. And in other news, the AFA declares war on keeping silent
Imagine, the AFA saying NO! to the idea of shutting up. :eyes:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...
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NV Whino Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 08:38 PM
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4. If Ford's sales dropped
it's because they make road hogging gas guzzlers that no body wants. Fuck 'em. I drove a Ranger for about 2 years--worst designed vehicle I've ever driven.
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mitchtv Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 04:14 PM
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5. were they Boycotting Chrysler and GM too?
because they haven't been doing too well either
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Dark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 04:49 PM
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6. "Homo" appears five times in that second paragraph.
I'm starting to believe the closet case thing.

/BTW, Guess what's conservapedia's #2 word: http://www.conservapedia.com/Special:Statistics
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and-justice-for-all Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-18-08 12:27 AM
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7. Fuck the AFA...
I highly doubt that their little boycott had any affect on Ford. They just got lucky that shrubs shitty economical policies are final showing their ugly face. How long has their boycott been going on? like 2 years+....What the fuck ever.

PS: I never liked Ford anyway.
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