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People burn their Nike clothing following Colin Kaepernick ad campaign

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If they would only burn themselves with the clothing!
 

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Not buy to burn, but rather burn what's already been bought.
Don't get too hasty. These people are PO'd about it and are doing the right thing, would you not agree?
At least wear it out to get your use out of it.
Next idiots will be crashing cars cause some CEO said something they didn't like.
Welcome to America land of the grown ass snowflake conservative.
 

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Another year of Kaepernick and people whining about him.
 

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Nike doesn't care ... it's all free advertising for them.
 

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At least wear it out to get your use out of it.
Some people might be philosophically opposed to displaying free advertising for them.

Next idiots will be crashing cars cause some CEO said something they didn't like.
If one can afford it, what better way to make a statement?
...and it's there money. If they want to waste it, ain't no skin off either of our butts. In fact, if someone burned their shoes, that just means they are in the market for some new shoes. That right there is economic stimulus Po'. Some shoe salesman is gonna make a sale he might have otherwise not made.
 

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Some people might be philosophically opposed to displaying free advertising for them.

If one can afford it, what better way to make a statement?
...and it's there money. If they want to waste it, ain't no skin off either of our butts. In fact, if someone burned their shoes, that just means they are in the market for some new shoes. That right there is economic stimulus Po'. Some shoe salesman is gonna make a sale he might have otherwise not made.
It's called stupidity at least when people actually had sense it was.
Why not flush money down the toilet as well?
 

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It's called stupidity at least when people actually had sense it was.
Why not flush money down the toilet as well?
Stupidity, or a willingness to sacrifice something (in this case, the use of a pair of shoes) in the name of ones principles?
 

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I ripped up a nike ad that came with the circulars today that’s all i had.
If you really wanna do somethin', follow the mailman around and tear up everyone else's ad too.


If I spent 200 bucks on a pair of shoes I damn sure aint burnin em.
I doubt you'd be buyin' $200 Nikes to begin with.

A good pair of hiking boots might be worth $200. Nikes? No way!
 

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It's not that big a deal to 'remove' the branding. All it takes is an IQ. But people who've already paid that much for branded rubbish don't have enough to spare, it would seem.
 

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If you really wanna do somethin', follow the mailman around and tear up everyone else's ad too.



I doubt you'd be buyin' $200 Nikes to begin with.

A good pair of hiking boots might be worth $200. Nikes? No way!
I actually need a good pr of boots.. Probably look at LLbean. The last pair I got from them lasted a long time..
 

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I actually need a good pr of boots.. Probably look at LLbean. The last pair I got from them lasted a long time..
Boot Barn does me right.
Last pair was used $20 bucks.
Still good but bought the same pair on sale $90 off close out.
Some yuppie cowboy brand.
 

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If I spent 200 bucks on a pair of shoes I damn sure aint burnin em.
I got boots with holes a back up when on pair gets wet.

If either of you got yourselves a set of them #95 slippers, ,i'm really gonna be concerned


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ain't them some sexxxyyy what would you call 'em? sandals?

Kaperdick's pair could be called Sandals for the Queer ex-Quarterback?
gotta change the logo a bit, make it seem a bit odd and anti-Patriot
and put a swoosh

wait, I just farted


Mass market it and a profit could be made off the cheap chinese labor and the lame american consumer
yeah babeeee:2 thumbs up:


Cigarlover and Poboy, these are not for you, just not your type, either of you

ain't it good to have choices?:dog:
 

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Donate to the Salvation Army please...
 

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Donate to the Salvation Army please...
Yea, but that doesn't deny the company their free advertising. The reason people are burning stuff is to do exactly that and to make a statement in doing so.
If one feels so passionately as to intentionally eat a loss on stuff they bought, I doubt they care about getting the use out of the item in question. Sometimes it really is the principle of the matter, that matters.
 

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I ain't spent 200 total for tennis shoes my whole life!

In 1996 I spent 40 dollars on a pair of nice american made leather boots. Still wearing them.

In 2016 I spent 20 dollars on a pair of chinese work shoes. They are dead already.

Nike didn't make the cut.
 

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At least wear it out to get your use out of it.
Next idiots will be crashing cars cause some CEO said something they didn't like.
Welcome to America land of the grown ass snowflake conservative.
reminds me of rioters who burn down their own neighborhoods to protest.
i have many colored permanent markers. i colored the swish so its not able to be seen. im done with nike, levis, target, dicks, etc.!
 

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A customer of mine told me, that he called his stock broker and told him to sell his Nike stock. Guy is rich and a military vet. Even if he loses cash selling the Nike stock, it is the principle of it.
 

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I still can't figure out what in Hell Nike has to do with anything ?
The system is setting up to reorganize. The reorganization needs viable excuses to explain away the falling stock & bond prices... we are witnessing a future manufactured recession/depression.
 

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Nike – Social Justice Warriors
Posted on September 5, 2018 by Big Red Car
So, I have long given up on the National Football League and, of course, it’s college football season, so who needs them?
Turns out Nike does and made the fallen angel Colin Kaepernick the centerpiece of their 30th anniversary “Just do it!” advertising campaign.

Doesn’t impact me – well, other than I am not buying any Nike stuff, but I’m a long time vintage Adidas guy anyway.
So, I got interested in what other social justice things Mighty Nike was involved in and, WOW, did I find out some troubling stuff.

Nike, social justice warrior?
Well, dear reader, it turns out that our friends at Nike are a little spotty on their social justice bonafides. Here is what I learned from a self-produced report.
1. Nike runs more than 700 factories to produce their shoes and clothing which have a troubling record of alleged abuses. Nike runs factories in China (124), Vietnam (34), Thailand (73), South Korea (35), South America, Australia, Canada, Italy, Mexico, Turkey, and the United States. Quite a wide spread.
2. Worldwide, Nike employs 650,000 workers.
3. Nike made a $1,500,000 payment to settle allegations that it, Nike, had made false claims as to how well its workers were treated.
4. Nike is accused of bad behavior in Asia. Let me define “bad behavior.” Bad behavior means:
Physical abuse (found in more than 25% of factories),
Verbal abuse (found in more than 25% of factories),
Restricted access to toilets (25-50% of factories),
Restricted access to water (25-50% of factories),
Work week in excess of 60 hours (50% of factories)
Limited time off – less than one day off in seven (25-50% of factories),
Punishing workers who refused to work overtime (25%), and,
Substandard pay rates below legal minimum wage rates.
This is the face of Nike. Are these sweatshops?
Nike, WTF?
The report from which this data comes was commissioned by Nike who did it to attempt to gain control of their supply chain. Bravo.
The big question is why the Hell did it get so damn bad in the first place?
Nike has joined something called The Fair Labour Association, a good step.
Nike, bottom line it, Big Red Car
OK, here’s the bottom line: Nike, the company championing the social justice concerns of millionaire Colin Kaepernick and the NFL Illuminati is allegedly running sweat shops in Asia. That’s who is doing the virtue signaling and pontificating. Bunch of damn phonies.
Screw Nike – or words to that effect.
Now, let’s give them a bit of credit for admitting some of it.
But, hey, what the Hell do I really know? I’m just a Big Red Car. Be good to yourself and wear your New Balance shoes to the gym. See you there.
 

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The system is setting up to reorganize. The reorganization needs viable excuses to explain away the falling stock & bond prices... we are witnessing a future manufactured recession/depression.
< meh > ... typical SJW nonsense. No one gave a damn about their sweat shops and child labor ...

waste of band width
 

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If kapernick wants to protest he should do it with panache.
Like this protest statement:

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Nikes and all...

JMSO,
BF

Sacrifice everything — hah!
 
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Just so you know and understand where he’s coming from…
this is the oppression that Colin Kaepernick has to endure here in the USA:

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It’s hard to chastise someone’s behavior…unless you have “walked a mile” in one pair of their 400+ pairs of shoes!

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