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Williams-Sonoma Pulls Pressure Cookers Off Shelves in Massachusetts
Dedham Patch ^ | April 22, 2013 | By Robert Rosen

Posted on 04/23/2013 7:27:33 AM PDT by Lazamataz

Following the Boston Marathon bombing last Monday in which pressure cookers were used for the explosion, the cookware giant has decided to temporarily stop selling the items in their Massachusetts stores.

Williams-Sonoma, the specialty retailer of home furnishings and gourmet cookware with over 250 stores in the United States, has pulled pressure cookers from their shelves following the Boston Marathon bombing.

"It's a temporary thing out of respect," said Kent, who is the Store Manager of the Williams-Sonoma at the Natick Mall. He referred Patch to corporate for further questions. Williams-Sonoma also has a local branch at Legacy Place in Dedham.

Pressure cookers will still be available on the Williams-Sonoma website.

(Excerpt) Read more at dedham.patch.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: bostonbombing; deathtodemocrats; explosives; kenyanbornmuzzie; massachusetts; patriotsdaybombing; pressurecookers; retail; tsarnaev; waronterror; williamssonoma
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WAIT... this is TEMPORARY????!?

CRIMINALS AND TERRORISTS WILL STILL HAVE ACCESS TO THESE DEATH-DEALING DEVICES OF DEATHLY DELICIOUS DEATH???

UNACCEPTABLE! IN KEEPING WITH FINEST LIBERAL TRADITION, I DEMAND A PRESSURE-COOKER-CONTROL BILL!!!!

If it saves one child, it's worth it.

1 posted on 04/23/2013 7:27:33 AM PDT by Lazamataz
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To: Lazamataz

Paying the Williams-Sonoma price for a pressure cooker only to blow it up? That would have to be one dumb terrorist!


2 posted on 04/23/2013 7:28:45 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Lazamataz

So my first reaction to buy an All American pressure canner before they were banned was not crazy...


3 posted on 04/23/2013 7:29:30 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Lazamataz

You know that insane people can still buy them at pot shows and on the internet.


4 posted on 04/23/2013 7:29:32 AM PDT by Sender (It's never too late to be who you could have been.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

The guys’ funding exceeded that of the common person who had to worry about any sort of budget.

Saudi backing.


5 posted on 04/23/2013 7:30:16 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Sender

CLOSE THE COOKING SHOW LOOPHOLE!!!1!!!


6 posted on 04/23/2013 7:30:35 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: Lazamataz

Why not ban all boats too? They are known hiding places for terrorists.


7 posted on 04/23/2013 7:30:36 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Lazamataz

Let’s also do away with busses since bus drivers have caused horrific death, and cars due to drunk drivers.
It’ll be a Willie Green dreamworld, trains will be the only.. oops, wait.
Trains need to be done away with due to engineers causing accidents while drunk or high.
And no more planes due to drunk pilots.
*Uh oh*

Does this cookware giant realize how dippy their action is?


8 posted on 04/23/2013 7:30:51 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Lazamataz

When pressure cookers are outlawed, only outlaw grannies will be making apple butter!


9 posted on 04/23/2013 7:30:55 AM PDT by apillar
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To: Lazamataz
Williams-Sonoma caved???!!!

I'll never buy another thing from Williams-Sonoma!

Oh - wait. I don't shop there now...

10 posted on 04/23/2013 7:31:02 AM PDT by grobdriver
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To: Lazamataz

This has got to be the most stupid thing I’ve ever seen.


11 posted on 04/23/2013 7:31:22 AM PDT by woweeitsme
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To: Lazamataz

It’s insanity that we now consider a pressure cooker as an item that has the ability to offend someone. Will Home Depot, Menards, and Lowe’s follow suit by removing all nails from their shelves?


12 posted on 04/23/2013 7:31:49 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: Lazamataz

Terrorists are patient people. They can order what they need from QVC, or LLBean. They can drive over the border; Massachusetts is not a large state. The can go see what Target has to offer. Silly of WS to think only they have what a terrorist needs.
What a silly knee jerk reaction. And why? Hasn’t the government assured us these two brothers were acting alone?


13 posted on 04/23/2013 7:31:52 AM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: Lazamataz

Nothing like curing a headache by cutting off the head...


14 posted on 04/23/2013 7:32:12 AM PDT by Fedupwithit (You gave him what he wanted. I gave him what he needed.)
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To: MrB

We laugh at the absurdity of this stuff, and then it actually happens. Amazing.


15 posted on 04/23/2013 7:32:16 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Starboard
Why not ban all boats too? They are known hiding places for terrorists.

Brilliant! Mayor Napoleon Bloomapart is looking into putting you on his staff!

16 posted on 04/23/2013 7:32:42 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: Lazamataz

So will hardware stores stop selling batteries, wire, nails, etc?

This is goofy.


17 posted on 04/23/2013 7:33:16 AM PDT by Califreak (11/6/12 The Day America Divided By Zero)
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To: MrB

America will not be safe until there is a pressure cooker registry, background checks prior to the sale of pressure cookers, a 14-day waiting period prior to the purchase of a pressure cooker and a ban on high capacity pressure cookers. The government should begin a pressure-cooker amnesty program where people can drop off unregistered pressure cookers with no questions asked.


18 posted on 04/23/2013 7:33:19 AM PDT by littleharbour ("All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree. ~ James Madison)
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To: Lazamataz

people like this show a lack of common sense and reasonableness and make the terrorists smile.


19 posted on 04/23/2013 7:33:22 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: woweeitsme
This has got to be the most stupid thing I’ve ever seen.

America has gone quite, merrily, insane.

20 posted on 04/23/2013 7:33:35 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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21 posted on 04/23/2013 7:33:39 AM PDT by JenB987 (I'm still an American and 'til they take that away from me there's no day ruined. - El Rushbo)
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To: Lazamataz

I will give up my skillet when they pry my cold, dead hands from around it!

What happened to America? Are we a bunch of panicky little wet nosed girls?

Yes


22 posted on 04/23/2013 7:33:42 AM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.u)
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To: apillar

That’s fine with me, I could never get them to work right anyway. Either the food would come out complete mush, or undercooked.


23 posted on 04/23/2013 7:33:55 AM PDT by PUGACHEV
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To: Lazamataz

ROTFLOL!! This is so stupid of Williams Sonoma.....do not even know where to begin.


24 posted on 04/23/2013 7:34:26 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: Califreak
So will hardware stores stop selling batteries, wire, nails, etc?

Probably.

This is goofy.

This is liberalism.

25 posted on 04/23/2013 7:34:28 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: Lazamataz
"It's a temporary thing out of respect," said Kent, who is the Store Manager of the Williams-Sonoma at the Natick Mall. He referred Patch to corporate for further questions. Williams-Sonoma also has a local branch at Legacy Place in Dedham

This country has become a country of victim ghouls and PC appeasers that have taken common sense to a sublimely warped sense of idiocy. Victims are idolized, memorialized, commemorated, and yes, compensated while the groups with agendas against this or that hated-conservative freedom try to tie the disaster with that ooga-booga freedom, avidly perpetuated by what our Mainstream Media calls "journalism."

All the while, we are told we can't condemn ISLAM, or Terrorists, or middle Easterners, or whomever - only old white redneck men that must certainly be racist right wing subversives.

26 posted on 04/23/2013 7:34:38 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Lazamataz

That would only remove gourmet pressure cookers from circulation. Low rent terrorists would still go to Target for their supply.


27 posted on 04/23/2013 7:35:15 AM PDT by Catmom
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To: Lazamataz

They’re all speeding past us on the crazy train, aren’t they?


28 posted on 04/23/2013 7:36:01 AM PDT by Califreak (11/6/12 The Day America Divided By Zero)
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To: littleharbour

Seriously, I think I better get the thing ordered.


29 posted on 04/23/2013 7:36:11 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: woweeitsme

I came here to say the same thing! STOOPID!!!!!


30 posted on 04/23/2013 7:36:45 AM PDT by Shimmer1 (No matter how cynical I get, I just can't keep up.)
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To: Lazamataz

Excellent satire.


31 posted on 04/23/2013 7:36:54 AM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: Wiser now

I’m waiting for those evil bastard Muslims that will hijack a truckload of new iPhones and stuff them with C-4 so they go boom when you turn them on....

Just fix em all up and park it in a metro area with the back door unlocked.


32 posted on 04/23/2013 7:37:05 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Lazamataz
Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought...


33 posted on 04/23/2013 7:37:12 AM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
That would have to be one dumb terrorist!

High-end terrorists... nothing but the best in the pursuit of jihad!

34 posted on 04/23/2013 7:37:28 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

If more discriminating and high-end terrorists want really the best quality, imported / French pressure-cookers that cost $700, then Williams Sonoma is the place they go.


35 posted on 04/23/2013 7:37:30 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: Lazamataz

Idiot mass-holes.

They cultivate the terrorist type of culture that motivated the bombings; then they pull pressure cookers off the shelf?

Its as if they almost deserved to be attacked as they were.


36 posted on 04/23/2013 7:38:05 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Lazamataz

Mr. Mercat has a patent on a pressure cooker. I’m waiting for the storm troopers to show up.


37 posted on 04/23/2013 7:38:28 AM PDT by Mercat
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To: Lazamataz

Par for the course in Massachusetts, where perception trumps reality.


38 posted on 04/23/2013 7:38:35 AM PDT by Cooter
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To: Lazamataz

That’s being “Boston Strong.”


39 posted on 04/23/2013 7:38:36 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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40 posted on 04/23/2013 7:38:39 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: Starboard
Why not ban all boats too? They are known hiding places for terrorists.

NO, BAN ALL STORING OF SMALL BOATS IN BACK YARDS IN THE OPEN WHERE HELICOPTERS CAN SEE THEM AND STOP THE SALES OF ALL BOAT TARPS. AND, WHILE WE'RE AT IT, BAN ALL WEARING OF BALL CAPS BACKWARDS.

41 posted on 04/23/2013 7:38:45 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: apillar

Close the infamous garage sale loophole.

Universal background checks for purchases of pressure cookers!


42 posted on 04/23/2013 7:38:52 AM PDT by glorgau
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To: Lazamataz

My recommendation would be no more boats stored in backyards and ban all shrink wrapping for anything. LOL

Honestly, at this point there is no dictate that would suprise me anymore, no matter how insane it was. We have gone well byond inane PC stupidity and into the Twilight Zone.


43 posted on 04/23/2013 7:39:03 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Lazamataz

Yes...now pressure cookers are WMDS, but all the precursors and evidence of biological,chemical and nuclear weapons found before and during the Iraq War?......no WMDS.....LOL.


44 posted on 04/23/2013 7:39:14 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: Lazamataz

I used one to cook dinner for Miss Slippy and myself last night. And it’s unregistered to boot.


45 posted on 04/23/2013 7:39:21 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: Lazamataz

Reaffirmation of progressive thought stuck on stupid


46 posted on 04/23/2013 7:39:48 AM PDT by saywhatagain
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To: Lazamataz

I suspect there will be some idiots that will place empty pressure cookers in public places to freak people out and get their jollies.


47 posted on 04/23/2013 7:40:21 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: laweeks

BAN ALL WEARING OF BALL CAPS BACKWARDS
*******
Great suggestion!!! You should get the Bloomberg Award for that one. LOL


48 posted on 04/23/2013 7:40:42 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Lazamataz

I had a next door neighbor years past, killed her hubby with a fork.... Does that mean we need fork control? In the Obamanation...Yes.


49 posted on 04/23/2013 7:41:03 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: woweeitsme
This has got to be the most stupid thing I’ve ever seen.

'most' ? Be patient, the best is yet to come.

50 posted on 04/23/2013 7:42:19 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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