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Boycott Padres vs Diamondback Series July 16,17,18

July 16, 2010 by Staff
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UPDATE from Saturday morning: There were about a dozen protesters at Petco Park on Friday. Across the street were some counter-protesters. The protest for Friday was I am told a ‘last-minute’ thing, and many more are expected today Saturday 4 to 6:30 pm.

It’s heating up on and off the baseball field these days. There is a call by a local San Diego group to boycott the upcoming series between the Padres and the Arizona Diamondbacks. It’s all because of the new Arizona law restricting brown-skinned people.

The May 1st Coalition of San Diego is demanding that the Major League Baseball Commission move the 2011 All Star Game out of Arizona …

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Ouch! We hit a nerve in exposing The Black’s anti-OB attitude

June 21, 2010 by Frank Gormlie
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Yeah, ouch! We really did touch a nerve with our posts and coverage about the anti-homeless sticker and merchandise the Black is selling in OB, and our subsequent call for a temporary boycott of The Black. Our posts and the coverage by local media have created a major story about this community.

The story went national on last Saturday, June 19th, what with the 10News story and the front-page article on the Union-Tribune / signonsandiego .

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‘Boycott the Black’ Organizers Gear Up as Store Now Sells T-shirts With Anti-homeless Image

June 18, 2010 by Frank Gormlie
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The battle and controversy raging in Ocean Beach over a hateful sticker against the community’s homeless has just intensified.

On one side, The Black – the source of the stickers of intolerance – has just now begun selling T-shirts with the well-known image carrying the the message “don’t feed our bums.”

On the other side, organizers of the Boycott The Black effort are gearing up with a petition and plans to picket the old-time head shop on Newport.

Ken Anderson, co-manager of The Black told me on Monday, June 14, that he would consider taking the stickers off the shelf if he was presented with a petition with a hundred names asking him to do that. However, apparently in a new move to cash in – literally – with this anti-homeless sentiment, Anderson is now selling shirts with the hate logo.

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I feel a boycott of The Black coming on … till they remove the hate stickers.

June 11, 2010 by Frank Gormlie
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The Black, the iconic head shop that has been a mainstay in Ocean Beach “since 1969” – has entered the Dark Side – get it? The Black on the Dark Side. Their sale of the anti-homeless stickers – is stirring up the community. The Black used to be the only place where you would find items of the counter-culture, smoking instruments, sandals, incense, weird, psychedelic posters, … you name it – if hippies wanted it they could find it there.

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Boycott FOX News Advertisers!

August 10, 2009 by Source
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FOX News has always been the propaganda arm of the Republican Party, willing to twist facts and even lie to promote the Republican agenda.

But the election of President Obama in 2008 pushed FOX News into outright hate-mongering and incitement of violence, which is intolerable in a democracy.

Here are some examples of intolerable hate speech and incitement to violence (go inside for links):

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Californians Against Hate Plan March & Boycott Against Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel

July 16, 2008 by Staff

March on Manchester Set for Friday, July 18 at 1:00 pm SAN DIEGO – A broad based coalition of Gay and Lesbian Organizations and Labor will hold a demonstration and rally on Friday, July 18, 2008 in front of the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel to officially kickoff a boycott of Doug Manchester’s San Diego Hotels. […]

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It’s not just Coke that Coca-Cola makes

July 6, 2008 by Patty Jones

There has been a lot of interest regarding the striking Coca-Cola Enterprise workers in Southern California. It got me to thinking about all the different products that are sold by Coca-Cola. I was absolutely astounded to see the list from their website. Boycotting Coca-Cola is more than abstaining from the bubbly brown stuff… I copied […]

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