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If You Belong to an Association that is Having a Convention in a Blue State Boycott!!
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Posted on 11/08/2012 11:49:47 AM PST by lone star annie

If you belong to a an association or group that has a convention in a blue state refuse to go and encourage your peers to do the same. This type of boycott will really hurt places like Chicago, Las Vegas and New York. Insist they schedule conventions in Red States.


TOPICS: Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: 2012; galt

1 posted on 11/08/2012 11:49:50 AM PST by lone star annie
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To: lone star annie
Another GOOD IDEA. I don't have any, but I do intend to cancel ALL my Vacation reservations to IOWA, and OHIO. hahahahahahahahaROFL. I had so wanted to TOUR those states/NOT.
2 posted on 11/08/2012 12:09:44 PM PST by annieokie
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To: lone star annie

Why punish the conservatives in the blue states who were trying their best?

How about avoiding blue counties instead.
That way you boycott the blue counties in red states too.

Just a thought.


3 posted on 11/08/2012 12:17:09 PM PST by Nonsense Unlimited
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To: Nonsense Unlimited

Most of the counties in blue states with convention centers are big city blue. Associations plan these meetings years in advance. Notify them that you refuse to go to that meeting and will encourage all like minded peers to do the same.


4 posted on 11/08/2012 12:20:38 PM PST by lone star annie
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To: lone star annie

I know, lone star annie.
Most of the convention centers are in big (blue) cities because they are close to airports.
My comment was more directed at annieokey’s vacation plans. :)


5 posted on 11/08/2012 12:27:35 PM PST by Nonsense Unlimited
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To: Nonsense Unlimited

That should be annieokie, not annieokey. My bad.


6 posted on 11/08/2012 12:29:12 PM PST by Nonsense Unlimited
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To: lone star annie

Take it a step further, How about family vacations too?


7 posted on 11/08/2012 12:30:53 PM PST by bleach (If I agreed with you, we would both be wrong.)
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To: lone star annie

We cancelled reservations yesterday to a company reunion in Las Vegas next May, exactly for the reason you cited.


8 posted on 11/08/2012 12:36:45 PM PST by sanjuanbob
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To: bleach

Agreed. Also in restaurants all they seem to offer is CA wine. I refuse to order it and always look for a wine not from CA.


9 posted on 11/08/2012 12:37:07 PM PST by lone star annie
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To: lone star annie

Note that this would also deprive you (and your presumably red state) of any business you may have generated at such convention.


10 posted on 11/08/2012 12:37:07 PM PST by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

I know this type of action will hurt some people in these blue states, but the overall effect is that it will hurt the unions which are the enemy of everyone.


11 posted on 11/08/2012 12:39:26 PM PST by lone star annie
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

I know this type of action will hurt some people in these blue states, but the overall effect is that it will hurt the unions which are the enemies of everyone.


12 posted on 11/08/2012 12:41:09 PM PST by lone star annie
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To: lone star annie
Don't know if many have power to do this within a company ... however, here is what I'm doing:

I am finding services to slash from my monthly budget. When I give my reason for cancelling, I calmly and politely say it is because of the election: I can't take the risk of not having the money to spend because of the policies that were voted for and will be enacted very soon...

... end of discussion ... a good, indirect way of saying "elections have consequences."

13 posted on 11/08/2012 12:46:55 PM PST by Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey ("I have an open mind ... just not so open that my brain falls out onto the floor!!")
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To: sanjuanbob
We cancelled reservations yesterday to a company reunion in Las Vegas next May, exactly for the reason you cited.

As much as I love attending SHOT Show in Vegas, I think I will skip it this year..

14 posted on 11/08/2012 1:34:05 PM PST by sockmonkey (Of Course I didn't read the article. After all, this is FreeRepublic..)
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To: lone star annie

Better yet, let association planners know that you will not be attending any conventions in Boston, SanFran, Chicago, etc.

At the same time recommend more sane options like: Charlotte, Phoenix, Nashville, Dallas...heck even Boise!


15 posted on 11/08/2012 1:54:59 PM PST by proudpapa
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To: sockmonkey

Here’s another one...we like Mexican food and eat out fairly often. No more Mexican restaurants. 72% Mexicans voted Obama..we don’t want to support them. They’re ignorant of the power of the dollar. When business drops off, they’ll learn the hard way.


16 posted on 11/08/2012 1:56:35 PM PST by sanjuanbob
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To: proudpapa

Since most members are business people and probably GOP, a big group could insist on locations in red states! New Orleans and Salt Lake City are also good.


17 posted on 11/08/2012 2:12:01 PM PST by lone star annie
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To: lone star annie

THEY are everywhere! Just go Galt.


18 posted on 11/08/2012 2:17:04 PM PST by PR1776
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To: lone star annie

Don’t buy BigGayMafia General Mills crap either.


19 posted on 11/08/2012 2:21:56 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: PR1776

Tell us - what does “Go Galt” mean to you, PR1776...you seem to post that on every thread since you’ve been here.


20 posted on 11/09/2012 6:14:04 PM PST by babyfreep
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To: PR1776

Quit spamming!


21 posted on 11/09/2012 6:34:01 PM PST by Sidebar Moderator
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