Petsmart jumps on the BLM bandwagon

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  1. Bradd D

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    I received this email today.

     
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    MFC4 Si tacuisses, philosophus manisses

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    In all seriousness, I recommend a boycott of all of these woke businesses. It will be hard but it obviously works for the Left. Try chewy?
     
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    Country is going to the (pet) dogs! :fist:
     
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    I've been using Chewy for quite a while. I haven't been to a Petsmart in a long time.
     
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    Pay your protection money now!!!
     
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    Any surprise? Every time I go into Petco, I feel like I've walked into the middle of a Roller Derby.
     
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    I don’t know how you can boycott any of this since virtually ALL companies seem to be involved in it.

    America is now officially being held hostage by a singular action and the baseless guilt of idiots.
     
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    I don't really have a problem with this as long as they're not sending money to Black Lives Matters. BLM is divisive and their tactics will never convince anyone of anything except maybe that they're a bunch of racist domestic terrorists whose primary objective is to encourage the murder of law enforcement. What PetSmart is doing is basically spending money on advertising since none of what they're doing will have any kind of meaningful impact on the black community. This isn't a problem that can be solved by throwing money at it.
     
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    Virtue signaling out of control.

    Not going to stop until reparations and of course that won’t fix anything.

    Anyway, I talked it over with the Rott’s and they said F’ Petsmart.
     
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    My understanding is that Pet Smart and Chewy are subsidiaries of each other.
     
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    They won't give a scholarship to someone who is the wrong race? That is racist.
     
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    Sadly...

     
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    PetSmart.
    Where the healthy pets go...
    To die.

    Or so I've been told.
     
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    So they are creating a scholarship that only "people of color" can receive, and are declaring that their hiring policies will be changed to favor "people of color".


    That sounds pretty racist and biased to me.


    I thought we were supposed to judge people "not by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."


    Creating scholarships that only certain races are eligible for is the exact opposite of that.


    Can you imagine the reaction if a business announced that they were creating a scholarship for only white employees, and were changing their hiring policies to hire more white people?
     
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    As I receive their woke emails I reply, telling them I do not agree with their Virtue Signaling.
     
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    That's pretty much what I do. I got an email from Uber the other day.
     
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    This is why socialists love corporations, so easily manipulated.
    I have gotten these emails from Cornell Ornithology, Bee Informed Partnership, Xerces Society. I guess its true that nature organizations are commie fronts.
     
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    Amazon has the BLM logo also.
     
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    I have a black dog, a white dog and 3 brown dogs. Where to I sign up for my reparations.
     
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    These missives are all the rage this month just like the Covid ones were the past couple of months. I personally find it very risky, I'd never do anything like that as a business. The landmines you'd need to navigate to not say the "wrong" thing are way too plentiful. The odds of making things way worse are way too high. But just like the Covid ones, they're very easy to detect within the first few words and to throw into the virtual trash can.