At what point does the artist become so repugnant you cannot make yourself like his/her art anymore? I have some big ol’ hot-buttons on certain issues that will make me eschew an artist because the sight/sound of him/her makes my skin crawl with revulsion....more
Rush Limbaugh has said that the only reason for a woman to take birth control is because she's having so much sex that she must be a slut and a prostitute. I will be boycotting every company that sponsors Rush Limbaugh.
Even if you have been a fan of his, surely we can all agree that this crosses the line.
In response to criticism, Limbaugh doubled down....more
A few days ago, news started making the blog rounds that a 14-year-old Girl Scout named Taylor was calling for a boycott of Girl Scout cookies due to the Scout's support of "transgender promotion." BlogHer posted about the issue, although the video has since been made private. I made transcript of the original video out of the worry that it would be taken down....more
On Sunday, I spent over $90 at Target buying some paper products, groceries, refill pads for my Swiffer Wetjet, and a package of Kong Air Dong mini tennis balls for my dog. Nothing I bought was exclusive to Target except for a bag of Archer Farms Key Lime Pie naturally flavored trail mix. I could have ended up with all the other items by stopping at Walgreens, Petco and Lunds grocery store.
But, I didn't.
Heard about the Whole Foods boycott? In case you missed it, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey wrote an editorial in the Wall Street Journal against Obama's health care reform effort. Mackey argues health care -- and even food and shelter -- are commodities people shouldn't feel they have a right to:
can tell it is getting into the political silly season here in the
states when groups come out against all sorts of absurd things, usually
"for the children..." Because, who will think of the children, if not the likes of the American Family Association.
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