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Florida may punish Ben & Jerry’s for company’s stance on Israel

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by philnotfil, Jul 23, 2021.

  1. philnotfil

    philnotfil GC Hall of Fame

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    Uh oh, no more government contracts with Ben & Jerry's in Florida. Um, do we have any government contracts with Ben & Jerry's in Florida?

    Florida may punish Ben & Jerry’s for company’s stance on Israel

    It worked with airbnb, but they are much more corporate than Ben & Jerrys. Will be interesting to see how this one plays out, a part of Ben & Jerry's branding is their social consciousness.

    Ben & Jerry's is an autonomous subsidiary of Unilever (with its own board of directors), can Florida even do anything legally to Unilever based on the actions of Ben & Jerry's?
     
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  2. GatorRade

    GatorRade Rad Scientist

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    Wait until dad hears about this.
     
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  3. gator_lawyer

    gator_lawyer Premium Member

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    That law is unconstitutional.
     
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  4. RIP

    RIP Election Prediction Savant Premium Member

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    Ol Big Gov pubs at it again!
     
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  5. officelife

    officelife Senior

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    Yet, we will spend Florida tax payer money so judges can tell us this.

    I thought the GOP had a problem with frivolous lawsuits...
     
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  6. obgator

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    Wait until he finds out they used to be Bonnie and Jenny before.
     
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  7. G8trGr8t

    G8trGr8t Premium Member

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    but crackhead Hunter..

    sorry, couldn't resist
     
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  8. gator_lawyer

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    Nah, their problem is with consumers bringing meritorious lawsuits that hammer corporations.
     
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  9. staticgator

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    Conservative cancel culture strikes again.
     
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  10. wgbgator

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    "America First" is when you punish an American company on behalf of a foreign government.
     
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  11. BLING

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    More big government cancel culture from the people that claim to hate big government and cancel culture.

    I’m shocked by this. Shocked.
     
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  12. BLING

    BLING GC Hall of Fame

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    That too.

    Wonder where the neo-Nazi wing of the party stands? None of this makes sense anymore. :eek:
     
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  13. Gatorrick22

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    Freaking ironic...
     
  14. l_boy

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    There has always been a divide on the far right. Some are pro Israel, and it usually is the Christian evangelical side who think Israel plays an important role in future return of christ/revelations etc. Then there are the more conspiratorial types who are anti Israel, and moan about "Israel firsters".
     
  15. BLING

    BLING GC Hall of Fame

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    Pretty much.

    I’m just wondering how those latter types will handle this boycott of Ben and Jerry’s. But I suppose they don’t eat Libbie ice cream anyway. :emoji_laughing:
     
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  16. orangeblue_coop

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    Why are conservatives such hypocrites about cancel culture?
     
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  17. philnotfil

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    Not conservatives, Republicans.
     
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    14serenoa Living in Orange and surrounded by Seminoles... Premium Member

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  19. orangeblue_coop

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    Looking at the obesity rates in red states, I’m gonna guess many of them aren’t strangers to the yumminess of libbie ice cream.
     
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  20. Gatorhead

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    New Ice cream name? I'm thinking "West bank Wonder" ..............
     
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