Monday, July 27, 2009

A visit to Free Market Warrior

We drove to Charlotte on Saturday morning with the express intent to visit the Free Market Warrior kiosk at the Concord Mall. We were there shortly after opening and in the 20 minutes or so we were there they had about 30 customers and folks were buying. In fact, the young lady working that morning was running out of merchandise. I spoke with those shopping and they were there to support the shop because of what they had read. I saw nothing really offensive. I have seen more offensive materials in other shops with crass t-shirts,etc. When Bush was in office there were constantly ugly things plastered about against him. You can click on the picture to get a better look at some of the merchandise.

We bought some bumper stickers. I have never put bumper stickers on my car so not sure if I will put any of these on- probably just the RWE oval. I really like the one that reads: Why is it...if you have more than one wife you go to jail. If you have 10 kids with 8 different men-you get government assistance?

Had we gone to the mall on Sunday we could have been in on the protest that I just read about. I also read that the mall management sat down with the owner. I guess they are getting publicity over this that they did not expect to get. You can read more here.


Vee said...

I've never used a bumper sticker either, but there are some there that I like. I wouldn't like an offensive one and, you're right, some of the things that were out there on President Bush were extremely offensive not only to him, but everyone who had to read it. That's why I don't like the personal attack. Still, I do have a problem with a president who has no idea where he met his wife. ;>

Kari (GrannySkywalker) said...

My husband would have bought the place out! All the talk about the new health care plan is tying the poor guy up in knots. And who could blame him? We're just that much closer to being a socialist country.