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I don't purchase from Lefties, don't hire them for my personal work, don't buy anything they sell if I can possibly avoid it.

I don't drink so the Bud stuff is not an issue, wear Wranglers so no Levis, and try not to even associate with those I don't agree with. I know I can't woo them into even middle of the road politics, so I stay away from them.

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A pay a lot of attention. If I can perceive liberal politics in potential customers/clients...and I look, we charge double or more, or refuse the business. It depends on the situation, local businesses and public supporters of drag queen story hour...we refuse their business. That's been a hotbed topic for us locally lately. I can't stand pedo-enablers and groomers.


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While uncommon here, clients driving cars festooned with Biden, Hillary, Bernie, "Coexist" and "Hands off my body" bumper stickers (often Subaru) get the same treatment as everybody else.
 
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I’m to the point, my wife is telling me I’ll be wearing the skins off animals I harvest for food. My list of companies I won’t do business with grows by the day. I do everything I can to find local and conservative businesses to deal with and products that meet the same.




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I did stop buying Land o' Lakes products when they got rid of the Indian and kept the land.
 
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yes but to a very limited extent, if you tried to boycott all companies, products, brands that isn't in line with your politics you'd soon find yourself living off the grid somewhere in the Montana wilderness, maybe possible for a select few but way too inconvenient for the majority.
 
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I generally don’t, but one of my neighbors shuns Chick-Fil-A and Denny’s because (he says) they discriminate against black people.

He’s flat wrong, but arguing with him would be a waste of my time.

I don’t eat ice cream because I have to watch my calories, but if I did I’d probably avoid Ben and Jerry’s if there was another choice.



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I quit wearing Ray-Ban aviators.


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Do you alter what you purchase, eat, watch, etc., based on politics?


Treating everything in black and white is just about impossible anymore, but I try my best.

- China - Commie assholes aim for world domination - Absolutely nothing food related; no clothing, either. With electronics and tools, you're stuck with them. Refuse to buy any chicom optics, no matter how popular they are. I have one SLx 1X prism RDS from Primary Arms, and that's only because I didn't know it was chicom made at the time.

- All leftist social media. I don't even sign up with twitter, now that it's been righted, thankfully, by Musk. It's just because I don't care for social media.

- Search engines - Use Brave, but it really sucks many times, and for those times, I had to use leftist Google.

- Movies - Refuse to pay for any that have known leftist actors/actresses in them. Don't even watch, even when they are free.

- Music - Haven't followed/listened to any since the early 90s. No great loss.

- Shopping / Eating - Once I know you're leftist / woke, you're no longer getting my business (Amazon, Nike, Levi, BRCC, Starbucks, Chic-Fil-A, Yeti, Northface, The Salvation Army, Target, to name just a few).

- Banking - They're all lefty to one degree or another, so we're stuck with them.

- Shipping - Not much you can do, as all three are leftists.

- Sports - None of them getting my money.

- Travel - Refuse to set foot in commie territories (CA, NY, NJ, MA, HI, IL, MD, etc...)


YMMV.

ETA: No firearms from RRA, Springfield or Turkey. Currently have one RRA lower bought long before their anti-2A shenanigan in IL a few years ago.

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I did stop buying Land o' Lakes products when they got rid of the Indian and kept the land.
I use half & half in my coffee. Land o' Lakes is the only brand of half & half that I have been able to find, that does not contain added preservatives. I try, whenever practical, to avoid foods whose list of ingredients look like the instructions for a chemistry experiment.



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I did stop buying Land o' Lakes products when they got rid of the Indian and kept the land.
DING!!! I forgot about that one. Kroger brand butter does the trick just fine.



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One word -- AMMO !!


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I did stop buying Land o' Lakes products when they got rid of the Indian and kept the land.


And Aunt Jemima products. They totally screwed themselves by re-branding that with the stupid, inoffensively PC and generic-sounding name "Pearl Milling Company".

Sales must have gotten so bad that they more recently went back to the original packaging colors and lettering and a big banner on the top of the boxes of pancake mix and bottles of syrup; "Formerly Aunt Jemima, new name but same great taste!"

LOL, screw em. I'd love to see their sales numbers pre-rebranding and after. Bet you they were shocked.


 
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There has gotten to be some many woke and leftist products out there it's hard to keep up. A few at the top of my list are Nike, Levi's, and Dick's.



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And Aunt Jemima products.

Yes, and Uncle Ben's rice products. They are simply "Ben's" with no image. Neither of those were remotely stereotypical or offensive, except maybe to white liberals. Roll Eyes

What is even funnier about this is that they didn't get rid of any white mascots. The Quaker Oats guy and Little Debbie are still up.
 
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There has gotten to be some many woke and leftist products out there it's hard to keep up. A few at the top of my list are Nike, Levi's, and Dick's.

Here are some.


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The first category on the list of woke, anti-conservative, businesses that Dr. Q (sounds like a James Bond villain) linked to, is Banks.

I would think that Navy Federal Credit Union, which requires some sort of military affiliation, past of present, would not be one of the "woke" financial institutions.

Does anybody know whether NFCU has taken a public stance, one way or the other? I would hope that they are pro-conservative, or at least that they stick to the business of banking services and stay out of the political / social arena.



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You can't help to be influenced by politics infused in business.

I prefer not to know if I can but I am not blind or deaf, so overly overt actions by some companies or entertainers cannot be ignored.

I did not throw out my Benchmade knifes but I won't buy anymore.
I did switch from Black Rifle Coffee to Blackout Coffee (great 2A co, btw), I never drank Bud Lite so that impacts me little but it still hurts my image of them despite the attempts to reverse with MMA, Football endorsements etc, but that could eventually change.
Most entertainers that are adamant and outspoken leftists I can sometimes look past it, not easy sometimes.

Bottom line is to not let them control you but I/we/you still have a choice.
When I was young and way less politically concerned ~ life was so much better. Frown
 
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Add Oreos to the list for me, and I love Oreos, but their pushing Trans ideology really hard now.

ETA Patagonia,
Patagonia's non US owner/founder stepped aside in '22 and set up trusts that are all pushing US Democrat positions, candidates and groups.

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