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Boycott contributors to the Republican Party
24 Jan 2001
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http://www.boycott-republicans.com
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Presentation is everything
26 Jan 2001
Do you really want this boycott to work, or are you just playing around? If you are truely serious, here are some suggestions for your web site you need to take into account.

1. For formatting, get rid of the obnoxious text size.
2. Don't be so confrontational. You don't have to stir people up like a Baptist ministry. Just state your case.
3. Where did you get your information about these companies and why are you targeting them? Did they give the most $? Where can I go to learn more about how much they contributed? Answer these questions on your site with links and explanations.
4. Why is there no way to contact you on the site? Reading the site I see a writer talking, but I don't know who the writer is. If you can't give your real name at least give a spirit name or something to indentify you. Better yet, re-word the site so that it is more like a news story style, and don't use 'I'.
5. What alternatives do we have to these companies? WHich companies can we use instead that gave far less or none at all to the Republican party? AT&T clearly has terrific cellular phone service, for example. Where can I get good service from a company who didn't give that much or at all?
6. What products or other subsidiaries do these companies have? THe boycott is more effective if you can make the case for boycotting lots of different branches of the company.

Also, please do not punish the orange growers in Florida for a stupid legislature. Unless you can prove to me that Florida farmers played a hand in the fiasco, I see no reason to boycott Florida oranges.

Please do not take offense to these comments. I'm trying to make this more effective and to help you.