43 Little things I’m boycotting

1. The Discount Economy – Groupon, LivingSocial, BuyWithMe, etc.  It erodes a local economy, devastates small business, and encourages a culture of getting something for nothing as a lifestyle.  Clipping individual coupons for mass-produced products is one thing.  Larger companies can typically absorb those costs.  Taking advantage of a horrible economy and small businesses’ fears … More 43 Little things I’m boycotting

Why the 4th of July term is Orwellian and I’m boycotting it

No, I’m not anti-American, nor am I anti-barbecue or anti-fireworks (although the county-wide burn ban makes things a little trickier and somewhat less festive this year). I’m not boycotting the actual holiday or what it stands for.  Just the opposite, actually. What I am boycotting is the generic, stale, bleak, meaningless term “4th of July”.  … More Why the 4th of July term is Orwellian and I’m boycotting it