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  • Needles, drug baggies and blood all over the walls after Starbucks opens its bathrooms to everyone

    05/24/2018 9:26:21 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 91 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 24, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    You’re gonna love the new Starbucks! Starbucks recently enacted their “Third Place Policy” which means employees should consider anyone who enters the establishment a customer regardless whether they make a purchase. “We are committed to creating a culture of warmth and belonging where everyone is welcome,” Starbucks said. Because customers who pay north of $5.00 for a fancy latte want to have a side of syringes. Starbucks enacted this policy after they faced a huge backlash when two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia location. This new policy is not only upsetting Starbucks employees, but paying customers as well,...
  • John Bel Edwards says Louisiana won't do business with companies that boycott Israel

    05/23/2018 5:29:07 AM PDT · by BBell · 10 replies ^ | 5/23/18 | Julia O'Donoghue
    Gov. John Bel Edwards issued an executive order Tuesday night (May 22) prohibiting Louisiana state government from doing business with companies that boycott Israel. The order directs the state commissioner of administration, Jay Dardenne, to terminate existing state contracts with companies if they are currently boycotting Israel or supporting those who do so. Moving forward, companies will be required to sign an agreement certifying that they aren't boycotting Israel before being awarded a state contract. The prohibition will not be applied to companies that have contracts with the state that total less than $100,000 or that have fewer than five...
  • Irish lawmakers call for boycott of Israel

    05/14/2018 6:32:35 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 65 replies
    INN ^ | 05/14/18 04:06 | Ben Ariel
    Two European Parliament lawmakers from Ireland on Sunday expressed support for boycotting Israel following its winning the Eurovision song contest, JTA reported. Lynn Boylan of Ireland’s far-left Sinn Féin party wrote on Twitter following Saturday’s win, “Israel wins Eurovision so let’s make BDS more successful than ever in 2019.” Nessa Childers, another Irish lawmaker for the Party of European Socialists, retweeted Boylan’s message, adding the word: “This!” She later wrote: “Jerusalem? The mind boggles. I thought Tel Aviv.” Órla Nic Biorna, a regional lawmaker for Sinn Féin, an Irish nationalist movement that was affiliated with the now-defunct Provisional Irish Republican...
  • Meretz to boycott opening of US embassy in J'lem

    05/10/2018 7:41:45 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/5/18
    Citing its opposition to "unilateral moves", the leftist Meretz faction will not attend next week's festive opening ceremony for the US Embassy in Jerusalem. "I really want to see all the embassies in Jerusalem, and I want to see Jerusalem recognized by the world as the capital of Israel within recognized and safe borders. I want to see Jerusalem recognized by the world as the capital of Israel," Meretz Chairman Tamar Zandberg told the IDC Herzliya Conference on Thursday. "We simply can not celebrate unilateral moves whose potential for danger is so significant. " According to Zandberg, "Past experience shows...
  • Waffle House Doubles Down On Chikesia Clemons Arrest As Activists Call For Boycott

    05/01/2018 7:13:15 PM PDT · by BBell · 52 replies
    Activists protested at Waffle House’s Atlanta headquarters on Monday, demanding the restaurant chain drop charges against customer Chikesia Clemons, who was violently arrested at an Alabama location on April 22. Waffle House, however, doubled down on its defense of employees who called the police, and claimed Clemons was threatening the workers with violence. The activists, including those representing causes like March for Our Lives, the Georgia Alliance for Social Justice, and the NAACP, asked Waffle House to withdraw charges against Clemons, who was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The activists also asked Waffle...
  • As Laura Ingraham bounces back, Sean Hannity is the new target

    04/19/2018 8:37:35 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/19/2018 | Peter Barry Chowka
    In the week before Easter, Laura Ingraham tweeted a putdown of Florida school shooting survivor and newly prominent anti-gun activist student David Hogg.  "David Hogg Rejected By Four Colleges To Which He Applied and whines about it," Ingraham tweeted.  Employing the full force of his 15 minutes of fame, Hogg immediately called for his supporters, including his 700,000-plus Twitter followers, to boycott advertisers of Ingraham's nightly Fox News Channel show, The Ingraham Angle.  A #BoycottIngrahamAdverts hashtag quickly trended as many of the usual left-of-center suspects piled on.  The heat was on Ingraham and Fox News as at least fifteen of her advertisers quickly bailed.  Ingraham went on vacation during the week...
  • David Hogg tells Twitter followers to boycott BlackRock and Vanguard

    04/18/2018 10:38:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 04/17/2018 | Melody HahmSenior Writer,Yahoo Finance
    David Hogg, a 17-year-old high school senior and survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, is now an outspoken gun law activist. He took to Twitter on Tuesday to encourage a boycott of BlackRock (BLK) and The Vanguard Group. _______________________________________________ #BoycottVanguard #BoycottBlackrock — David Hogg (@davidhogg111) April 17, 2018 _______________________________________________ BlackRock, Invesco (IVZ) and Vanguard are the top three institutional holders of American Outdoor Brands (AOBC), the parent company of Smith & Wesson Corp., one of the world’s largest gun manufacturers. BlackRock and Vanguard are also the largest holders of gunmaker Sturm Ruger (RGR). Many of...
  • When Was the Last Time a Boycott Worked?

    04/18/2018 10:20:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/17/2018 | Jim Treacher
    A few weeks ago, the journalism watchdogs Democratic Party apparatchiks at Media Matters* organized a boycott against Laura Ingraham after she tweeted something snotty about Marjory Stoneman Douglas student David Hogg. She apologized for it, but Hogg didn't care and neither did his handlers at Media Matters. The grown-ups saw a perfect opportunity to take down one of their most hated enemies, and they had no problem using the kid as a human shield. That's who they are, and that's what they do.It's not working, and I'm having trouble remembering the last time it did work. Jon Levine, The...
  • David Hogg Pushing Boycott of Mutual Fund Companies Invested in Gun Manufacturer Stocks

    04/18/2018 9:18:17 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 Apr 2018 | AWR Hawkins
    Gun control proponent David Hogg is pushing a boycott of mutual fund companies invested in firearm manufacturer stocks. This follows his boycott of Fox News’s Laura Ingraham, which resulted in her initially losing advertisers and apologizing to him only to have her viewership jump 20 percent. Now Hogg is targeting BlackRock, Vanguard Group, and a few other mutual fund companies for holding gun manufacturers’ stock in their mutual funds. Hogg tweeted:
  • David Hogg’s boycott backfires: Laura Ingraham’s viewership jumps 20 percent

    04/16/2018 3:06:23 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 69 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 16, 2018 | Douglas Ernst
    Sponsors who left Fox News star Laura Ingraham’s show at the behest of teen gun control activist David Hogg are missing out on a 20 percent increase in eyeballs. The conservative author of “Shut up and Sing” lost nearly 30 advertisers since a boycott against her show launched March 29, but those who held firm are benefiting from a ratings windfall. Data compiled by the media watchdog News Busters shows a jump from 2.23 million viewers prior to Mr. Hogg’s campaign to 2.7 million since her return from a vacation.
  • Laura Ingraham returns following boycott, says liberals 'cutting off free speech'

    04/10/2018 8:13:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    ABC News ^ | 04/10/2018 | Mark Osborne
    Fox News host Laura Ingraham returned to her show Monday night following a week vacation in the middle of a mass exodus of the program's advertisers over controversial remarks she made about a Parkland shooting survivor. Ingraham focused on freedom of speech in her first show back, and attacked the left's alleged stifling of conservative voices. Ingraham was returning to her show after announcing on March 30 she would be out the following week for an Easter break to spend time with her children. The announcement came at the end of a week in which more than a dozen sponsors...
  • Commentary: Free speech takes another hit from thin-skinned liberals

    04/04/2018 6:51:47 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 9 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 4/4/2018 | Cal Thomas
    Fox News host Laura Ingraham has apologized, as has the network, for nothing more serious than her tweet: “David Hogg rejected by four colleges to which he applied and whines about it. (Dinged by UCLA with a 4.1 GPA . totally predictable given acceptance rates.)” Hogg actually has a 4.2 grade-point average. The 17-year-old Hogg, a survivor of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., is the new face of the anti-gun movement, having achieved overnight victim status, reserved, apparently, only for those on the left, which supposedly insulates him from criticism. Hogg...
  • Stand With Laura

    04/02/2018 7:20:16 AM PDT · by curth · 63 replies
    The New Movement ^ | 4/2/2018 | Megan Barth
    #StandWithLaura for freedom of speech! At the bottom of the page are other ways to contact the companies who caved.
  • David Hogg Calls on Laura Ingraham to Apologize to Lebron James: ‘A Bully is a Bully’

    04/02/2018 7:03:38 AM PDT · by C19fan · 103 replies
    Mediaite ^ | March 31, 2018 | Chris Riotta
    School shooting survivor and gun control activist David Hogg doubled down on his refusal to accept an apology from Fox News host Laura Ingraham in an interview with CNN on Saturday, as advertisers of her show announced they were ending their relationships with her after she mocked the teenager on Twitter for not getting into his top colleges. The senior student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas described Ingraham’s apology as disgusting, saying “she basically tried promoting her show after apologizing to me.”
  • Ingraham announces break from her show amid backlash over Parkland student

    03/31/2018 7:14:24 AM PDT · by VictoryGal · 243 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/31/2018 | ALICIA COHN AND JOE CONCHA
    Fox News host Laura Ingraham is taking vacation time even as advertisers flee her show "The Ingraham Angle" over a feud with a high school student who advocates gun control.
  • David Hogg Wants a Boycott of Laura Ingraham's Advertisers...Here's How Kyle Kashuv Responded

    03/29/2018 6:48:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 178 replies ^ | March 29, 2018 | Leah Barkoukis
    Parkland activist David Hogg is calling for a boycott of Laura Ingraham’s advertisers after the Fox News host made a comment about some of his college rejections, which he openly discussed in an interview with TMZ. “David Hogg Rejected By Four Colleges To Which He Applied and whines about it. (Dinged by UCLA with a 4.1 GPA...totally predictable given acceptance rates.)” Ingraham tweeted along with a link to a DailyWire story about the rejections. Hogg was turned down by four University of California schools--Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Irvine. The Parkland activist responded by calling on his supporters...
  • Ratings Collapse: Early Numbers Show Oscar Telecast Hit All-Time Low

    03/05/2018 7:34:12 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 80 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 5, 2018 | John Nolte
    The ratings for Sunday night’s telecast of the 90th annual Academy Awards collapsed by a whopping 16 percent, which would mean an all-time low, according to early estimates. Variety reports that the “8 p.m.-11 p.m. portion of ABC’s telecast averaged an 18.9 household rating and 32 share in Nielsen’s metered market overnight ratings … That’s down about 16% from the 22.5/37 rating generated by the 2017 Oscars.” According to Deadline, the “18.9 appears to be an all-time low for the Oscars, below the previous low ratings point for the Oscars, logged with the 2008 telecast (21.9).” The ratings will be...
  • Hertz cuts ties with NRA

    02/28/2018 8:18:38 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/23/18 | Avery Anapol
    Hertz has joined several other top car rental companies in cutting ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA). The company wrote on Twitter on Friday that it would stop offering a discount on rental cars to NRA members.
  • The Phony NRA Boycott Backfires

    02/28/2018 12:08:08 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Rush ^ | February 28, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I told you yesterday it was gonna happen. I told you, I made a big deal about it too. I didn’t say it quietly. I didn’t whisper it. I didn’t say it so that it wouldn’t be noticed. I shouted it and I proclaimed it out there, and now it’s happening. “Companies Cutting Ties With NRA See Their Public Opinion Plunge.” I predicted this yesterday. These companies overreact to the Drive-By Media and these fake boycott campaigns ginned up by the left that are largely driven by bots and not real people, and they fall for it because they...
  • vanity

    02/28/2018 10:58:12 AM PST · by Westbrook · 22 replies
    Vanity | 2/28/2018 | Westbrook
    I need to rent a car, preferably a comfortable van. I don't want to rent it from the venture signalling hypocrites. Any suggestions?