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The Disney company adds to the list
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Posted By: Dreadnought, 1/14/2021 6:44:35 PM

I am a huge fan of classic Disney fare. Over the years, though, I've come to see Disney as a truly toxic company. The only reason I won't boycott it over its announcement that it will not fund politicians who challenged the Electoral College certification is that I'm already boycotting it. Before I get to Disney's current fall (even farther) from grace, let me explain why I've been boycotting Disney for years. It was actually a hard habit to break. As is true for every American, I grew up on Disney fare. The early works are utterly enchanting.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird 1/14/2021 6:50:05 PM (No. 661101)
I remember the cute (Dumbo) and the scary (Snow White - the Wicked Queen was the stuff of nightmares)… Like everything else, the original Disney got lost in translation.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bamapreacher 1/14/2021 7:11:19 PM (No. 661119)
I think conservative writers should no longer refer to the Democratic Party as such. They should call it what it has become, the Communist Party. If all conservative writers called it only that perhaps the name would catch on and conservative people in general would start referring to it that way. I doubt its members would object after maybe an initial denial.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: pearlyjo 1/14/2021 7:17:00 PM (No. 661126)
Should the Conservatives been accepting contributions from Disney? As the writer says, they have been rotten for years. So, why would you accept their money?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: broken01 1/14/2021 7:55:44 PM (No. 661157)
I remember the first Disney movie I saw. It was in in my 4th grade class and it was Bambi. My best friend at the time was a White girl named Sue Ann and both she and I cried after what happened to his mom. I got teased being a black boy having a friend who was a girl but nonetheless I enjoyed everything Disney up a few years ago. They’ve acquired so much as in ABC News Corp, Star Wars and Marvel Comics and they’ve become nothing but a big woke joke. They’ve pretty much turned staples of my childhood and destroyed them with politically correct stupidity. Especially Marvel Comics. This latest dumb stunt by them just makes me want to continue to have NOTHING to do with anything Disney.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: 3XALADY 1/14/2021 8:15:30 PM (No. 661166)
I don't remember too much about the Dumbo movie, been too long ago, but I am thinking there was something about the death of Dumbo's mother that was unsettling for kids.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Citoyen 1/14/2021 8:47:14 PM (No. 661179)
Au contraire, today’s Democratic Party is not espousing or enacting communism. It has gone full-bore fascist. There is no drive to seize and nationalize corporations. Fascist regimes control businesses. Businesses curry favor with the regime to survive. While Big Tech acts as tho it is in charge much of its recent actions in trampling fee speech has been prodded on by Democrats. Communism may be the goal of stupid people like the squad but the party is getting rich off business while getting businesses to do the party’s dirty work.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: RuckusTom 1/14/2021 8:56:31 PM (No. 661191)
The dirty secret is Disney doesn't need Americans. They can sell their wares in China and Europe and South America who'll pay for Disney's stuff with our tax dollars.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Catherine 1/14/2021 10:19:09 PM (No. 661247)
# 5 - I don't think Dumbo's mother dies. I think you're remembering the scene where she's locked up and Dumbo goes to the wooden cage to see her. He can't because the barred window is too high but she knows he's there so reaches out her trunk to touch him. Then this beautifully sad music plays and his mother caresses him, cradles him in her trunk and swings him back and forth, it is the sweetest and saddest scene ever. I'm like everyone here, Disney was part of my growing up. No so for our children and grandchildren.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 1/14/2021 10:46:14 PM (No. 661267)
Disney is a hideous monster of a company now.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: VAPMAN 1/14/2021 10:48:02 PM (No. 661268)
Disney was at one time a respectable clean family entertainment company. After the passing of Walt Disney, the company has morphed into another leftist run company with lots of trash as entertainment and communist ABC news. When you go to Florida forget Disneyworld. Go to the beach instead.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: clipped wings 1/14/2021 10:53:12 PM (No. 661272)
Disney was once magical. The company once created fine movies like “Song of the South”, now it hides them away.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: TJ54 1/14/2021 11:04:55 PM (No. 661277)
Walt Disney was a Republican. He would disown his company today as I do
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Reply 13 - Posted by: SALady 1/14/2021 11:49:55 PM (No. 661299)
I do not boycott, since a boycott indicates a temporary stoppage to something. No, the NFL, NBA, Disney, Hallmark Channel, and countless other nasty lie-beral cesspools have lost me permanently. There is nothing, and I do mean absolutely nothing, that any of them can ever do to see another penny of my money or get me to waste another second on their lie-beral cesspool products and shows. Companies laugh at "boycotts", since they know they can eventually wear down someone who is boycotting them. When you are done with a company, and stick to your cards never to go back, that is when you actually make a tiny dent in their pure evil!!!! Remember, one termite can do a little damage, but a huge swarm of termites can take down a house. Be part of the swarm!!!!!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 1/14/2021 11:53:30 PM (No. 661302)
Disney is in the toilet today. No family should ever go during Gay Days. Never too big to fail. No customers, no jobs.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: hoosierblue 1/15/2021 8:21:29 AM (No. 661544)
I quit having anything to do with Disney ever since Walt died.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Daisymay 1/15/2021 8:49:56 AM (No. 661576)
The first Disney I saw was Song of the South. My Grandma took me! It was something I never forgot! I loved "Zip a Dee Doo Da" and the Blue Birds flitting around. It was magical! My children didn't get to Disney World until they were early Teens. We did a once in a lifetime Trip! Everyone loved it. NOW...I found if we wanted to take the grandchildren to Disney, we had to call first to see when "GAY DAYS" were on the Calendar. How sad is that! Nothing worse than watching the News show what took place on Gay Days. Grown men, in Speedos and Feather Boas marching in the Streets! Try to explain that to a 6 year old! That did it for me. I live an hour from Disney World, I tell people that visit, you're welcome to stay here, but don't expect us to go with you. Not spending my money there anymore!
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Mushroom 1/15/2021 9:41:36 AM (No. 661657)
#5,#8 Baby Mine. Still brings tear to my eye. Best version ever was Bonnie Raitt.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: udanja99 1/15/2021 9:59:20 AM (No. 661687)
Disney lost me decades ago when they started hosting a gay weekend at Disney World in Orlando.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: udanja99 1/15/2021 10:03:52 AM (No. 661692)
BTW, if you want to hear a bunch of PC racist BS, listen to the lyrics of “Colors of the Wind” from the movie Pocahontas. That one dates to the 90’s.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: privateer 1/15/2021 11:19:05 AM (No. 661793)
17 beat me to it. The song 'Baby Mine' accompanies the tender and achingly poignant scene with Dumbo and his caged mother. Music was always a vital and delightful ingredient in Disney classics. But it's not widely known that, in Silly Symphonies' 'The Grasshopper and the Ants', Disney also gave the DNC their permanent theme song: ' The World Owes Me A Living".
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