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Don't Forget To Boycott Home Depot (Original Post) pressbox69 Apr 2021 OP
Not sure if the founders of Home Depot are still involved with the company but... Escurumbele Apr 2021 #1
Lowe's has better customer service anyway, don't know their politics. dem4decades Apr 2021 #2
I have been boycotting Home Depot for a long time LetMyPeopleVote Apr 2021 #3
Boycotting for years and thanks for the reminder Cozmo Apr 2021 #4

Escurumbele

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1. Not sure if the founders of Home Depot are still involved with the company but...
Thu Apr 22, 2021, 07:15 AM
Apr 2021

They are extreme republicans, they donated huge amounts to Bush's campaign, they went out to campaign for him, and the horror stories of accidents at some Home Depot stores, and their reactions to those is criminal.

One of the stories:
They had been told to guard the heavy merchandise they keep on the upper shelves, such as stoves, washers, etc. A little girl, I believe she was six years old at the time, was killed because one of those heavy boxes fell on her, the first thing that Home Depot did, while the body of the little girl was under the heavy load, was to present the parents with a waiver to sign and not implicate Home Depot for the death of their daughter. I am not sure what happened, I do believe the parents did not sign the waiver, but similar cases like this have happened at Home Depot.

I forget where I read about this, it happened a few years ago, but I know there was a list of similar court cases against Home Depot listed.

Also, the things that the Home Depot founders said during the Bush campaign were disgusting. I stopped buying at Home Depot after that.

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