2003-01-29, 2:43 a.m.
"It's beyond me how anybody can look at these protesters and call them anything other than what they are: anti-American." --Rush Limbaugh
Rush has gone too far! Check out the following website and participate in the boycott. Its working!
You're Making a Difference! Advertisers respond to this Action Alert!
>>> NEW! Rush will need those Stresstabs now; they are the SOLE remaining advertiser on his web site.
- Amtrak - states to have a corporate policy against advertising on shows such as Rush Limbaugh. Advertising that is currently running
is part of a barter swap with San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau that ends next week. They are working on getting these spots removed from the Rush Limbaugh show. Dan at Amtrak commended Take Back The Media readers as being an extremely intelligent, educated bunch and was impressed by the hundreds of well written letters received.Official response from the Chief Marketing Officer. TBTM action: Amtrak removed from the list. Send them thanks!
- Radio Shack: will not buy any advertising on the Rush Limbaugh show. Read Radio Shack's official response. TBTM action: Radio Shack removed from the list. Send them thanks!
- Overstock.com - all banner ads have been removed as of 1/27/03. TBTM action: Send thank yous to Overstock.com.
- BOSE: claimed to have stopped purchasing advertising on the Rush Limbaugh show but listeners have reported hearing Wave Radio ads. TBTM action: TBTM investigating.
- Blue-Emu: says their Rush advertising is part of a national campaign. In other words, they intend to continue advertising with Limbaugh.
>>More TBTM action: Email them.
- Avacor: Says they do not support Rush Limbaugh in any way except for advertising, and they're taking it to the max - imploring every person that writes them to "grow some hair!" and touting their product at every turn. TBTM Action: Email them.
"Let us rise up tonight with a greater readiness. Let us stand with a greater determination. And let us move on in these powerful days, these days of challenge to make America what it ought to be. We have an opportunity to make America a better nation." - Martin Luther King, Jr.