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Old 09-12-2019, 08:47 AM
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145 companies to boycott

https://int.nyt.com/data/documenthel...ull.pdf#page=1
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Old 09-12-2019, 09:57 AM
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Is this supposed to be a list of companies that ARE joining the anti-gun crowd, or ones they WANT to join the anti-gun crowd?

Other than some obvious ones like Bloomberg and Dicks, most of them don't seem to have any web-accessible statements about their corporate policies with regard to firearms.
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Old 09-12-2019, 10:33 AM
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Appears to me that it shows not only the companies that have been anti 2A but those that are throwing support behind anti ideals. So, they all should be boycotted.
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Old 09-12-2019, 11:02 AM
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maybe I need to get out more. the only company that I recognized was dick's and I don't care what they think or do
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Old 09-12-2019, 01:05 PM
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In a sense, this is “Economic Blackmail “. It doesn’t matter that we recognize only a few of these companies. It’s a pressure group and they are trying to ratchet up the pressure - a “social order change” .
A boycott would be rewarding if I recognized 3/4 of the companies listed.
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Old 09-12-2019, 01:14 PM
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In a sense, this is “Economic Blackmail “. It doesn’t matter that we recognize only a few of these companies. It’s a pressure group and they are trying to ratchet up the pressure - a “social order change” .
A boycott would be rewarding if I recognized 3/4 of the companies listed.
A very high percentage of these companies are based in California - Silicon Valley and San Francisco... They are happy to walk through human feces in the streets, but don't believe you should be able to protect yourself...
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Old 09-12-2019, 01:58 PM
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The only company that I patronize occasionally is uber.
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Old 09-12-2019, 02:19 PM
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I hope the Senate takes full consideration for what it is. 145 people out of a population of 327.2 Million citizens.

The fact that they are CEOs gives them no more rights than you or I have and they should be treated as such.
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Old 09-12-2019, 06:46 PM
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No one I do business with. I guess it is just a long list of no bodies, with no influence in my world, basically zeros.
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Old 09-12-2019, 07:04 PM
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No one I do business with. I guess it is just a long list of no bodies, with no influence in my world, basically zeros.
Possibly, but you might be surprised to find out how many of these nobodies are parent companies of companies you actually DO do business with.
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Old 09-12-2019, 08:26 PM
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Interesting.... I'm looking at an email from one of them now that wants my company's contract. I'll enjoy telling them "no" and why.
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Old 09-13-2019, 06:05 AM
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Possibly, but you might be surprised to find out how many of these nobodies are parent companies of companies you actually DO do business with.
Exactly, just because you don’t know their name doesn’t been they aren’t involved in your daily lives. BASF? DuPont? I realize they are big names but but I haven’t bought a BASF cassette tape since I had a cassette player in my Escort. Yeah, kinda like that.
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Old 09-13-2019, 08:45 AM
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What's interesting is the "over 500 employees" companies have names like "Brookfield Property Group" or "Horizon Media."

The "under 500 employees" companies have names like Bonusly, Brud, Curalate, Fundera, HipDot, humbition, JOOR, Nurx, Quartzy, Ro, Ruist, ThirdLove, Tillable, Voxer, Watsi, WayUp, Whalar, and Wizeline.

O-kay...
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Old 09-13-2019, 08:48 PM
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At least one is not even a US citizen, probably more. I care even less about what non-citizens think our clearly defined rights should be.
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Old 09-13-2019, 10:54 PM
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Only a handful of those are actually recognizable. I'm surprised Google or Facebook isn't listed. Perhaps, the demands aren't extreme enough for them.
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Old 09-13-2019, 11:30 PM
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I discovered I was actually a member of or user of some of those...

But once they named themselves I contacted them and had my accounts with them canceled or in some cases like Royal Caribbean Cruise that keeps calling me, I'm directly telling them I refuse to associate myself with any company that does not or will not respect the Constitution of the United States or its Bill of Rights.

Which includes the 2nd Amendment.

If I should discover any more accounts I will promptly cancel those as well.
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Old 09-14-2019, 09:02 AM
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What's interesting is the "over 500 employees" companies have names like "Brookfield Property Group" or "Horizon Media."

The "under 500 employees" companies have names like Bonusly, Brud, Curalate, Fundera, HipDot, humbition, JOOR, Nurx, Quartzy, Ro, Ruist, ThirdLove, Tillable, Voxer, Watsi, WayUp, Whalar, and Wizeline.

O-kay...
Yup, and the drum of anti gun propaganda continues to beat in the land where the majority of them exist. I’m sick of the influence that one population base in one corner of the nation has. As mentioned earlier, they can’t even figure out how to take care of literal crap on the sidewalks.
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Old 09-14-2019, 11:46 AM
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Can't boycott anyone them because I've never done business with any of them.

Oh well.
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Old 09-14-2019, 12:18 PM
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It looks like now even Nascar is getting weak in the knees.

I never would have expected that.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/comp...an/ar-AAHfPGv?
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Old 09-14-2019, 12:28 PM
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I've never heard of most of those companies and the ones I have I don't do business with anyway.

What might be noted however, is that these might be names of the parent companies whose subsidiaries they own may be much more familiar as an everyday name.
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Old 09-14-2019, 12:36 PM
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Maybe we will be able to find out the subsidiary companies, I have no problem boycotting anyone, and i'm not a nascar fan!
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Old 09-14-2019, 03:54 PM
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September 3: https://www.americas1stfreedom.org/a..._campaign=0919

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As long as a transaction is legal, Visa will allow it, according to Alfred Kelly, company chairman and CEO. He said his company seeks to promote fair legal commerce. He recently described it as unwise for businessmen to make attempts at legislation and described arbitrary gun-control measures as a “slippery slope.”

September 13: https://usa.visa.com/visa-everywhere...320877726.html

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Visa joins the Business Roundtable in calling on Congress and the administration to come together to enact practical, common sense measures to help end the epidemic of mass murders in America, while preserving the constitutional rights of gun owners. We respectfully call on Congressional leaders to advance gun control legislation, including federal level ‘red flag’ laws to remove guns from potentially dangerous people and a mandated expansion of background checks.

My, that didn't take long... I guess "chairman and CEO" doesn't have the clout I thought it did.
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Old 09-15-2019, 09:53 AM
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Looks like they need to go back to their roots and start running hooch again.
Even the “Red Neck” beer drinkin’ fan base is becoming pussified?? WTH
Has to just be a stunt to gain viewership since their numbers suck. I can’t believe that the fans that buy tickets actually support that stance. We’ll see when the stands are empty. The only cars on the track with sponsors will be Dicks, Levi’s and Google. Sad day, and I don’t really like NASCAR, but it’s iconic.
So is the state of Texas, who’s fighting to keep that right??
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