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AllState, Sears Join List Of Advertisers Announcing No More Ads On Limbaugh
Mediaite ^ | March 5, 2012 | James Crugnale

Posted on 03/05/2012 4:02:37 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

The furor over Rush Limbaugh‘s controversial comments directed at Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke has lead to advertisers dropping his eponymous radio program. 12 advertisers, including Sleep Number, The Sleep Train, Quicken Loans, Legal Zoom, Citrix, Carbonite, ProFlowers, AOL, Bonobos, Sears, and Allstate Insurance have pulled ads from the program, and/or distanced themselves from the show, either permanently or temporarily, ThinkProgress’s Adam Peck reports.

“Allstate’s advertising purchase strategy has not included the Rush Limbaugh Show,” the company wrote in a statement on their Facebook page. “Earlier today, we responded to inquiries about our advertising relationship with the show by stating we did not advertise on or sponsor it. As radio listeners notified us that they were hearing Allstate ads during the show this afternoon, we contacted the vendor that arranges for our advertising placements and discovered that an error had been made and advertising time had mistakenly been purchased for the show.”

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To: sport

I’ve heard too many horror stories about All State car insurance and home insurance as well.


51 posted on 03/05/2012 4:34:30 PM PST by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

The last I heard the duck was owned by AIG. So they are no different than the volt.


52 posted on 03/05/2012 4:35:41 PM PST by org.whodat
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sears sucks anyway. My Mom bought a dishwasher from them two years ago, nothing but problems..had a repairman here 4 times to try and fix it and it still doesn’t wash good. Will never buy anything from Sears again, meanwhile I heard many of their stores are closing anyway..good riddance


53 posted on 03/05/2012 4:35:49 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sears, where I never go. All State, who does not insure me. Carbonite, whose services I do not use.


54 posted on 03/05/2012 4:36:14 PM PST by Clara Lou (Deliver us from Obama (and Obama Lite). GO NEWT!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
This hurts all of us

Rush was not attacking the law student, he was attacking the use of a propaganda prop.

The victim props are used throughout their push for communist agenda. Obamacare and sick people, Buffets secretary and the shameful use of Giffords.

He is a threat to their propaganda machine, so was Breitbart.

They cannot win without the lies.

55 posted on 03/05/2012 4:36:14 PM PST by opentalk
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What is the name of the company that Rush personally advertises that handles his Two if by Tea business? Have they bailed yet?


56 posted on 03/05/2012 4:36:23 PM PST by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: From The Deer Stand

The ‘BIG’ question here


57 posted on 03/05/2012 4:36:29 PM PST by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: rockrr

Tires are highly negotiable. You can get a set very cheap if you hold your ground.


58 posted on 03/05/2012 4:37:04 PM PST by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Rears.


59 posted on 03/05/2012 4:37:16 PM PST by QuestingElf
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To: Vince Ferrer

Good one. It makes me sad that Sears treated their military employees with such respect. I’d think they would reconsider given Rush is so pro military.


60 posted on 03/05/2012 4:38:04 PM PST by Sunshine Sister
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To: dforest

Everyone should contact these advertisers and tell them that we are firing them. I’ve already done it with several.


61 posted on 03/05/2012 4:38:24 PM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Good riddance. I hate Sears and I hate Allstate. So nothing lost. I will never shop at Sears again and never buy another Allstate policy. To hell with them.


62 posted on 03/05/2012 4:40:48 PM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Good riddance. I hate Sears and I hate Allstate. So nothing lost. I will never shop at Sears again and never buy another Allstate policy. To hell with them.


63 posted on 03/05/2012 4:40:50 PM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I have 5 cars, 2 trailers, 1 motorcycle, 1 high dollar offroad car, Home, Umbrella policy, with Allstate. Dang! They might lose about 6 or 7 grand from me if this is true! Plus I have been with them for over 20 years.


64 posted on 03/05/2012 4:41:44 PM PST by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: achilles2000

I’m sure many of us have. They can have their OWS freeloader Marxists. They can go the way of Greece, much faster than they thought.


65 posted on 03/05/2012 4:42:38 PM PST by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: eyedigress

Unfortunately, I’m afraid that most conservatives are busy and won’t make the time. I’ve called everyone so far. except Citrix, Legal Zoom, and AOL (who would use that?). I get to the rest. Frankly, with 20 million listeners, these corporate weasels should be on their knees begging Rush to take them back.


66 posted on 03/05/2012 4:48:17 PM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sears is wobbling on the verge of bankruptcy, and this will probably send them over the edge.


67 posted on 03/05/2012 4:49:47 PM PST by editor-surveyor (No Federal Sales Tax - No Way!)
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To: org.whodat

A few years ago, so the googledom says, AIG attempted to purchase AFLAC but failed. So the duck is still AFLAC’s.


68 posted on 03/05/2012 4:55:28 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: Free ThinkerNY
So let me get this straight, companies that do not advertise on Rush's show are announcing that they are not advertising on Rush's show...

A very bold stance...

69 posted on 03/05/2012 4:56:06 PM PST by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: achilles2000

Some folks who like their internet tied up in a neat package with a bow, still use AOL even with a broadband internet service. I know one, and she’s not a screaming lefty.


70 posted on 03/05/2012 4:57:18 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I'm glad the view of all these companies is coming out now that I have so much less money to spend anyway.

These days when every penny counts we need to be more careful about funding the enemy and those the enemy can force into playing the PC and anti-Freedom of Speech games. Especially those biased they'd never pull ads from a leftist for calling Palin a slut but then give in to this sort of game. My only question is whether or not Kmart and Sears are the same company these days because Kmart is my only alternative to Wally World and has different things they sell for less.

71 posted on 03/05/2012 4:57:27 PM PST by Rashputin (Only Newt can defeat both the Fascist democrats and the Vichy GOP)
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To: achilles2000

Isure hope Rush never ‘unsuspends’ the ad accounts after all the support he’s been shown. It would be like when your
friend breaks up with a guy and you both sit around and trash him,then she goes back with him and you look like
a big dummy! LOL!


72 posted on 03/05/2012 4:59:03 PM PST by americas.best.days...
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To: americas.best.days...

This means that there are opportunities to advertise with Rush now. It has been hard to get time on his show.


73 posted on 03/05/2012 5:02:05 PM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sears sucks,its as outdated as Kmart.


74 posted on 03/05/2012 5:02:27 PM PST by linn37 (Newt supporter here.)
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To: US_MilitaryRules

Guide One Mutual markets to the “churched class.” Long ago they were a nondrinkers’ company but they put the soft pedal on that if not eliminated it totally — they may have wanted a market of more than Baptists. It’s another option, and they have an Elite class now for the best risks. Their history with me has been checkered — sometimes their agents were egregiously incompetent (my current one is not) — but they have carried my auto policy for most of my life.


75 posted on 03/05/2012 5:03:27 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So the once All American Company, Sears, supports a slut who contributes not a single iota of family values or principles....They’re almost out of business anyway so good riddance.....


76 posted on 03/05/2012 5:03:58 PM PST by geege
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Neither have I.

They are now dead to me, though.


77 posted on 03/05/2012 5:05:28 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Rashputin

K-Mart and Sears merged years ago. They cater to different markets, Sears a more high class market. But Sears is on the rocks now and shedding stores to try to stay alive. It’s much more a K-Mart economy today.


78 posted on 03/05/2012 5:06:43 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

1800flowers.com.......I use them all the time...And the owner, Jim McCann is a terrific guy.....


79 posted on 03/05/2012 5:07:22 PM PST by geege
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Thank goodness Rush is getting rid of these commie pinko companies!!!!! I knew half were lefties, good to know about the rest.


80 posted on 03/05/2012 5:09:14 PM PST by Cindy of Nashville (What has the Democrat party become???)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Allstate? Really?

And here I thought Pablo Serrano was a Pubbie!


81 posted on 03/05/2012 5:11:01 PM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

RINO


82 posted on 03/05/2012 5:12:58 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: dforest

That’s because they don’t. We’re getting stories about potential sponsors that are quitting. It’s the same thing as calling up merchants and telling them you won’t buy, when you weren’t buying anyway.

It’s very nice of them to make themselves targets for the backlash.


83 posted on 03/05/2012 5:15:07 PM PST by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
I thought they were still the same company but my brother in law said he had heard they were splitting up again with Sears planning to shed Land's End, too. Well, crap, I guess it's no more shopping at Kmart if the money all goes to the same cowards and PC numb-skulls.

Thanks.

Regards

84 posted on 03/05/2012 5:21:47 PM PST by Rashputin (Only Newt can defeat both the Fascist democrats and the Vichy GOP)
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To: Fu-fu2

“The idea is not about an apology, it is about silencing all opposition to their Totalitarian ideology:”

“Correct. Breitbart is gone, Rush is the next target.”

And how about Pat Buchanan and Judge Napolitano?


85 posted on 03/05/2012 5:23:06 PM PST by alamogal
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To: celtic gal

They did pull out. They are the same company as Pro Flowers.


86 posted on 03/05/2012 5:23:15 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: US_MilitaryRules

Will be terminating Allstate policy tomorrow, but I did send them an email to see what they would say.

Let them squirm a bit.


87 posted on 03/05/2012 5:27:53 PM PST by Momotaro
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I cut off Sears [after over 40 years of being a main line customer] when a women manager of a Sears yard and tool store refused to call me when my order came in “She said, we don’t call the customer, the customer must call us.”

Now I’m starting to shop for a new Auto Insurance, after nearly 52 years with Allstate.

As I see it, Sears does not like its customers!


88 posted on 03/05/2012 5:31:42 PM PST by LetMarch (If a man knows the right way to live, and does not live it, there is no greater coward. (Anonymous)
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To: US_MilitaryRules

Will be terminating Allstate policy tomorrow, but I did send them an email to see what they would say.

Let them squirm a bit.


89 posted on 03/05/2012 5:32:41 PM PST by Momotaro
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To: Momotaro

Got their quote for all my needs to day.. Darn.. they where a tad bit cheaper too.

Not enough for me to overlook the current goings on though. I will try to get my current insurer to match it though ;)


90 posted on 03/05/2012 5:34:50 PM PST by cableguymn (Good thing I am a conservative. Otherwise I would have to support Mittens like Republicans do.)
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To: Momotaro

I’ll also be terminating my Allstate car insurance. Will call them tomorrow.


91 posted on 03/05/2012 5:45:24 PM PST by heights
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To: murron
There is so much irony with the Liberals and Feminazis.

They defended Bill Clinton when he was accused of assault, sexual harassment, and coercing witnesses. And Bill Maher? And are now angry about Rush?

Okey dokey. Lol.

92 posted on 03/05/2012 5:51:53 PM PST by dhs12345
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To: TruthSlayer

In that case, we should be exercising our 2nd Amendment Feredom...


93 posted on 03/05/2012 5:55:24 PM PST by carriage_hill
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To: murron

haha

I believe that is Rush’s own personal business!


94 posted on 03/05/2012 6:02:45 PM PST by mamelukesabre
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To: Momotaro

if you need a replacement auto insurance policy I would suggest USAA. Our family has had coverage with them to almost 40 years. USAA is open to everyone these days, not just military officers.


95 posted on 03/05/2012 6:03:47 PM PST by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: reasonisfaith
I listen to Rush almost every day. People here say he likes Romney, hates Romney, likes Santorum, hates Santroum, likes Newt and hates Newt.

It's almost like asking people to describe the color of the ocean.

Rush has said he isn't endorsing anyone in the Primaries.
People hear what they want to hear.

The only Republican Nominee Rush is against is Paul. The rest of this he said, she said stuff about who Rush supports is based on perception, not fact.

96 posted on 03/05/2012 6:04:29 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (New Tagline under construction, please watch your step.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Rush’s demographics are very specific.
What they are saying is - their marketing departments were wrong when they chose his show.


97 posted on 03/05/2012 6:05:21 PM PST by Eldon Tyrell (question,.)
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To: rockrr
I felt sorry for sears and bought a very expensive stove from them a few months ago. The stove is great and I had decided to put my fridge in the basement and buy a new one from sears as well as a new dishwasher. Screw em I can purchase elsewhere.
98 posted on 03/05/2012 6:09:51 PM PST by mimaw
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To: A_Tradition_Continues

That’s funny, I already called them.


99 posted on 03/05/2012 6:13:05 PM PST by Momotaro
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To: longtermmemmory
Allstate is a terrible company when it comes to auto liability. Quick to deny, slow to pay.

My customers haven't had that problem, and I am in no way associated with Allstate; Just have to know how to deal with them.

100 posted on 03/05/2012 6:15:46 PM PST by SeaHawkFan
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