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ORGANIZERS USING INTERNET TO GROW BOYCOTT OF WALMART ON BLACK FRIDAY
Skyvalleychronicle ^

Posted on 11/15/2012 8:31:43 PM PST by chessplayer

(NATIONAL) -- It is called “Black Friday,” the day after Thanksgiving and it is one of the biggest shopping days of the year.

But labor organizers are hoping this year’s Black Friday is very different for Walmart stores across the country.

They’re planning a nationwide strike that day against the world’s largest retailer and they are using the Internet to organize n a “viral” manner.

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So how many people will lose their jobs because of this stunt by union goons?
1 posted on 11/15/2012 8:31:47 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

I’m going to Wal-Mart! Great deals and not busy!


2 posted on 11/15/2012 8:37:02 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: chessplayer

It will be dangerous if they do this. Black Friday is crazy anyhow. People will just kick in the doors and raid the store if there are no workers. Chaos, mass chaos and I think that’s what the union wants. The unions really must be stopped.


3 posted on 11/15/2012 8:41:58 PM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: chessplayer

Here’s hoping all the participants in this gag lose their jobs, and get replaced by people who appreciate being employed.


4 posted on 11/15/2012 8:45:03 PM PST by Utmost Certainty (Our Enemy, the State)
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To: Irenic

I say go for it. When the one percenters are enjoying their holidays the peons get stuck working. They have nobody to turn to so they vote Democrat. Thanksgiving is one holiday where family life should be respected.


5 posted on 11/15/2012 8:45:03 PM PST by DIRTYSECRET
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To: Irenic

Why would there be no workers at Walmart? Walmart is not union. That is why union organizers are calling for a boycott of Walmart.


6 posted on 11/15/2012 8:45:15 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: chessplayer

I will definitely be at Wal-Mart on Black Friday. Anything I can do to put union goons out of business, I’m there. I can think of approx. $100. worth of stuff I need that I can buy at Wally World just as easily as anywhere else. This union crap merely makes the decision FOR me.


7 posted on 11/15/2012 8:49:13 PM PST by Tucker39
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To: chessplayer

I’ll go every hour on the hour. It’s just around the corner.


8 posted on 11/15/2012 8:51:04 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: SoldierDad
Walmart is not union. That is why union organizers are calling for a boycott of Walmart.

It's not that simple. The Walton family gave millions to Obama in return for Obama signing a waiver exempting Walmart from Obamacare. The unions wanted to be the only ones exempted and are pissed. I say let all of them rot.

9 posted on 11/15/2012 8:51:26 PM PST by Founding Father (The Pedophile moHAMmudd (PBUH---Pigblood be upon him))
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To: chessplayer

I never go shopping after Thanksgiving. I guess it’s never too late. I’ll go to WalMart and buy something.


10 posted on 11/15/2012 8:53:05 PM PST by Dapper 26
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To: chessplayer

The local Wal-mart is where the white trash take their kids to discipline them. I don’t shop there. The union thing isn’t enough to make me change my mind.


11 posted on 11/15/2012 8:55:58 PM PST by henkster ("The people who count the votes decide everything." -Joseph Stalin)
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To: chessplayer

“So how many people will lose their jobs because of this stunt by union goons?”

Probably none.... another waste of union dues. I hope they keep it up.


12 posted on 11/15/2012 8:57:15 PM PST by mike_9958
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To: chessplayer
So the parasites want to suck the life out of WalMart~~~I'll be there to support WalMart!
13 posted on 11/15/2012 8:58:16 PM PST by Isabel2010
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To: chessplayer

Tut, tut - low prices and excellent values; that’s not the union way of doing things....


14 posted on 11/15/2012 8:59:45 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: chessplayer

OMG I worked for 25 years for Walgreens we were open 365 days a year I worked many holidays ...... I am sorry they are a bunch of babies hundreds of thousands of people out of work and these cry babies are complaining. Cops, Firemen, Nurses, Doctors, Pilots, Flight attendants, movie places and the list goes on of people who work holidays. The union thugs need to mind their own business. Walmart has the right to run their business as they see fit I am really sick of cry babies.


15 posted on 11/15/2012 9:01:21 PM PST by proudCArepublican
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To: Jack Hammer
Didn't the Walton's give Obama a Million Dollars ?

Guess it didn't help

All these Liberal Boyotts are going to crash the economy LOL

16 posted on 11/15/2012 9:01:58 PM PST by scooby321 (AMS)
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To: SoldierDad

h*ttps://www.wepay.com/donations/walmart-strikers-food-fund

Walmart’s Black Friday ultimatum
Walmart workers are now threatening to walk out on the year’s biggest shopping day

h*ttp://www.salon.com/2012/10/10/walmart_strikers_raise_the_stakes_with_black_friday_ultimatum/?utm_source=OccupyWallSt.org&utm_campaign=edb7a1e66d-Walmart_strikers11_14_2012&utm_medium=email

h*ttp://occupyamerica.crooksandliars.com/diane-sweet/support-walmart-black-friday-strikers


17 posted on 11/15/2012 9:03:01 PM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Me too! I normally stay home on Black Friday because of the crowds. If Barry Benghazi’s commies and Nazis can pull this off, I will be at Walmart bright and early Black Friday morning.


18 posted on 11/15/2012 9:04:01 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (We need Comprehensive Election Reform, NOW!)
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To: Founding Father

“It’s not that simple. The Walton family gave millions to Obama in return for Obama signing a waiver exempting Walmart from Obamacare. “

No, that was just one son. The rest of the family supported Romney.


19 posted on 11/15/2012 9:05:51 PM PST by ari-freedom (It's the bennies, stupid.)
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To: chessplayer

Rottsa Ruck idiots!

Who do they think shops at Walmart?

The Obummah constituency of course.


20 posted on 11/15/2012 9:06:36 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I had already quit going to Walmart when I learned that the Walton family donated more than one million dollars to the Obammy campaign.


21 posted on 11/15/2012 9:10:46 PM PST by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: ari-freedom

No, they gave multi-millions to super pacs for the waiver, which Walmart received.


22 posted on 11/15/2012 9:11:06 PM PST by Founding Father (The Pedophile moHAMmudd (PBUH---Pigblood be upon him))
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To: Founding Father

Most WalMart money was given to Republicans. It was just one of the heirs who supported Obama.


23 posted on 11/15/2012 9:16:54 PM PST by tiki
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Fire them all now ad replace them


24 posted on 11/15/2012 9:17:57 PM PST by Hildy (hen the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - Socrates)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Fire them all now and replace them


25 posted on 11/15/2012 9:18:14 PM PST by Hildy (hen the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - Socrates)
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To: chessplayer

And let’s not forget the unions causing the terminal closing of Hostess foods (twinkies, et al)... teamsters agreed to new terms, baker’s union refused new terms, cuts, saying they’d rather see the company close (15000 jobs lost) than work under proposed wage/pension cuts. Unions are poison, they will destroy this country, with Obama’s blessings. “Workers of the world unite”, equals destruction of all country’s economies.


26 posted on 11/15/2012 9:19:06 PM PST by calypgin (Preparing for the storm.....)
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And let’s not forget the unions causing the terminal closing of Hostess foods (twinkies, et al)... teamsters agreed to new terms, baker’s union refused new terms, cuts, saying they’d rather see the company close (15000 jobs lost) than work under proposed wage/pension cuts. Unions are poison, they will destroy this country, with Obama’s blessings. “Workers of the world unite”, equals destruction of all country’s economies.


27 posted on 11/15/2012 9:19:12 PM PST by calypgin (Preparing for the storm.....)
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To: chessplayer

So they’re going to boycott stores that employ people who are most likely overwhelmingly Obama voters? A bunch of brain surgeons these leftists are.

Tempting as it might be, I won’t be going to Walmart in response. The greater good is served by remaining at Galt’s Gulch. I almost wonder if we’ll start seeing “boycotts” from the Left as head-fakes to try to get us spending again.


28 posted on 11/15/2012 9:19:34 PM PST by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda machine.)
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To: chessplayer

I never shop on Black Friday - rarely leave the house, too much mayhem. But this year I may run down to the local Wal-Mart and buy a box or two of ammo.


29 posted on 11/15/2012 9:35:11 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

We have a WalMart in town but I don’t often shop there. I’ll make a point to shop at to WalMart on Friday!


30 posted on 11/15/2012 9:35:33 PM PST by ArmyTeach ( Videteco eos prius (See 'em first) Sculpin 191)
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To: basil

I believe WalMart donated over twice as much to Romney but I haven’t fact checked that.


31 posted on 11/15/2012 9:48:18 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: henkster

“The local Wal-mart is where the white trash take their kids to discipline them. I don’t shop there.”

I don’t go there, either. White and Hispanic and black kids are running down the aisles and I would have to stand in line 30 minutes to check out and I can’t stand that long. Also, in winter, it’s a great place to catch the flu.

My Kroger doesn’t allow more than two standing in line to check out. They open another line if there is more than two. There are never any kids in there. I would say it’s the place for middle and older people and it’s a pleasure not to dodge kids and customers help each other and are nice to each other.

If what I need is not food, I go to Lowes which is very near Walmart. All these places are on one street near my house.


32 posted on 11/15/2012 9:49:53 PM PST by Marcella ("When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Could I get them to shift their boycott to our local Best Buy?

I’ve got my eye on a 40” HDTV that’s in limited supply for the Black Friday sales.

/sarc (I think?)


33 posted on 11/15/2012 9:56:42 PM PST by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: chessplayer

Wal-Mart & Target are also taking heat from people like me for opening on Thanksgiving...let the employees be with their families for gosh sake! I am definitely not into the whole Black Friday thing, I stay as far away as possible from any retail areas on the Friday, Sat, & Sunday after Thanksgiving.


34 posted on 11/15/2012 9:57:31 PM PST by Drago
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Why don’t we just call its “Reds Friday”. Workers of the world strike, and lose the few remaining jobs left out there.

Brilliant!


35 posted on 11/15/2012 11:24:40 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: editor-surveyor

I buy my bullets at Wal Mart


36 posted on 11/15/2012 11:28:56 PM PST by onona (Don't mean nothin)
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To: chessplayer
well, Wal-mart should close for Black Friday then and put big posters and flyers that say "Look at the deals you could have had at Wal-mart! But, the union guys (Mr. xxx, Mr. xxx -- who can be contacted at dumbum@dum.com) decided that this should be denied to you. If you have any grievance, please take it up with them. Apologies for not being able to serve you"

with the discounts, perhaps wal-mart would actually save money? I don't understand the economics of black friday -- perhaps its volumes that make up for the lower profits?

37 posted on 11/16/2012 1:10:58 AM PST by Cronos (**Marriage is about commitment, cohabitation is about convenience.**)
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To: chessplayer

no one is going to be kept from Walmart on Black Friday.....


38 posted on 11/16/2012 2:24:56 AM PST by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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Looks like I'm heading to Walmart next Friday.
39 posted on 11/16/2012 2:26:38 AM PST by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President.)
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can you say Chic Filet....I had no intention of going, but I’m going now.....they stole my vote but they can’t stop me...


40 posted on 11/16/2012 2:26:49 AM PST by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: Tucker39

Nice Sig MD400 that we are picking up and a coupla cheap shotguns just for fun.


41 posted on 11/16/2012 2:28:42 AM PST by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia.)
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To: chessplayer
Having only done so once before in lo these many moons, I'll be at Wally's Thursday night for an outstanding deal on a couple 1Tb hard drives.


             memo to union con artists :  kiss my unrepentant white ass !

42 posted on 11/16/2012 2:28:58 AM PST by tomkat (a million tiny cuts .. add yours daily .. be creative)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

Actually, Target is the store that will be opening on Thanksgiving evening.


44 posted on 11/16/2012 3:49:04 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: proudCArepublican

Any farm with animals to tend runs 365 days a year too.


45 posted on 11/16/2012 3:50:42 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

That’s even worse-—Why is he playing both sides against the middle?


46 posted on 11/16/2012 5:19:32 AM PST by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I’m not going to Wal-Mart—They gave an Obama super-PAC $1 million.


47 posted on 11/16/2012 5:31:26 AM PST by Arm_Bears (Re-distribute my work ethic, not my wealth!)
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To: chessplayer

An economic battlefield is emerging across America more deadly than even an undersea stalking of Russian subs by ours in the Cold War.

If a company supported Obama its got major negative points, if its union more so. Walmart may have paid its bribe money to opt out of Obamacare just the same as mob thugs out for the weekly protection money.

I think I will hit my Walmart this morning and grab about as much as I can carry of any twinkies they have left, not that I eat tyem but some people will pay more to get them soon.


48 posted on 11/16/2012 5:39:21 AM PST by Eye of Unk
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Does this mean that Teamsters won’t deliver to Walmart? If that’s one of the boycotting groups, then it will create a problem. If there’s no stuff to sell... not good.


49 posted on 11/16/2012 5:42:05 AM PST by MayflowerMadam
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To: Marcella

“My Kroger doesn’t allow more than two standing in line to check out.”

Kroger’s donated massive amounts to Obama, and supported him in every way — including ordering employees to vote for him.


50 posted on 11/16/2012 5:44:43 AM PST by MayflowerMadam
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