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Re: I am really disappointed in Sam Adams
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2013, 09:04:54 PM »
They're simply doing what they agreed to do.  IMO, they should have just skipped that whole approach to advertising.
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Re: I am really disappointed in Sam Adams
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2013, 09:08:00 PM »
Meh

Seems like an unconstitutional rule to me but still, meh

In today's day and age this is like being on the Titanic and grumbling about my socks getting wet. There's a myriad of other bigger problems coming.

Beer is good. I'll avoid the rest of it.
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Re: I am really disappointed in Sam Adams
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2013, 09:23:15 PM »
They're simply doing what they agreed to do.  IMO, they should have just skipped that whole approach to advertising.

Agreed
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Re: I am really disappointed in Sam Adams
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2013, 09:24:01 PM »
Meh

Seems like an unconstitutional rule to me but still, meh

In today's day and age this is like being on the Titanic and grumbling about my socks getting wet. There's a myriad of other bigger problems coming.

Beer is good. I'll avoid the rest of it.

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Re: I am really disappointed in Sam Adams
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2013, 09:25:59 PM »
I do know I will avoid buying their beer from now on though.
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Re: I am really disappointed in Sam Adams
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2013, 09:30:46 PM »
The power of a free market. Buy it cuz they left it out or don't buy it cuz they left it out. We all win.

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Re: I am really disappointed in Sam Adams
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2013, 10:09:38 PM »
They're talking about beer.  You'd be hard pressed to find a bigger conservative than I.  Whatever, dude.  It's beer.  It's a commercial.  Who  takes commercials seriously, anyway?  Many more bigger fish to get upset about.
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Re: I am really disappointed in Sam Adams
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2013, 11:07:58 PM »
Oh come on.

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."

They also ommitted '[...] that among these are [...]' what do they have against complete sentences? I'm sorry but that's the news ginning up controversy to put buts in seats.
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Re: I am really disappointed in Sam Adams
« Reply #9 on: July 06, 2013, 03:09:00 AM »
Making a story out of nothing...

I think the bigger story is that this guy's fav beer is yuengling. Having gone to school in PA, I drank a lot of the ling. I don't get the continuous appeal.
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Re: I am really disappointed in Sam Adams
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2013, 04:26:13 AM »
Wow... Major face palm that fox even reported this... what a joke.  Decent commercial overall, but do they really need to advertise on public television? 

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Re: I am really disappointed in Sam Adams
« Reply #11 on: July 06, 2013, 05:55:19 AM »
Seems like an unconstitutional rule to me but still, meh

Not unconstitutional and definitely meh.  I can't believe this is even an issue.

The constitution limits what the government can do, not what private trade organizations like the Beer Institute can do.  The only exception is when a private actor is engaging in conduct involving the "badges or incidents of slavery," i.e., racial discrimination. 
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Re: I am really disappointed in Sam Adams
« Reply #12 on: July 06, 2013, 06:01:16 AM »
I wish they had passed on the whole deal like Denny said above. But, since they didn't I don't really have problem with how it was done.  I have a bigger problem with the cop came in my office last week and told me that guns were a God-given right.  Now that was some news to me.
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Re: I am really disappointed in Sam Adams
« Reply #13 on: July 06, 2013, 07:24:32 AM »
Oh come on.

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."

They also ommitted '[...] that among these are [...]' what do they have against complete sentences? I'm sorry but that's the news ginning up controversy to put buts in seats.

Not to mention that now followers of the Flying Spaghetti Monster will be upset with fox news that they decided to change the word "Creator" to "God"!  Come to think of it, the FSM folks may actually have a better reason to be upset.

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Re: I am really disappointed in Sam Adams
« Reply #14 on: July 06, 2013, 07:45:38 AM »
Making a story out of nothing...

I think the bigger story is that this guy's fav beer is yuengling. Having gone to school in PA, I drank a lot of the ling. I don't get the continuous appeal.
+1.  It's the modern day Coors.
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