Category Archives: Rated R

Rated R – Gator’s Dockside Restaurant Chain

When a restaurant doesn’t care about the health of its employees, by extension it doesn’t care about the health of its customers.  Add to that the fact that it is willfully deceiving its customers and it is time to eat … Continue reading

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Rated R – Hobby Lobby

Often when I research a story it is like pealing back the layers of an onion and other stories result.  This is one of those cases.  I have to admit I had never heard of Hobby Lobby until last week … Continue reading

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Rated R – Chick-fil-A

We all do something stupid occasionally.  Usually we realize it, apologize to those we have wronged and learn from our mistake.  America is a very forgiving nation.  Americans tend to dismiss a lone transgression with the attitude of: we all … Continue reading

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Rated R – Jordan Winery

Today I add the wines of Jordan Winery to the restricted list.  It has nothing to do with quality and everything to do with the politics of the current C.E.O. John Jordan.  Jordan Winery makes a Cabernet Sauvignon and a … Continue reading

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Rated R – National Rifle Association

This is an article I never anticipated writing and am sorry that I feel compelled to do so.  I feel it is time for Americans to restrict their financial interaction with the National Rifle Association, (NRA).  Starting with the 1977 … Continue reading

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Rated R – Cancer Treatment Centers Of America

On Christmas Day Amy Gardner wrote a story in the Washington Post that has not received sufficient follow-up.  Today I am doing my part by putting the Cancer Treatment Centers of America on the Rated R list.

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Rated R – Papa John’s

I am a staunch defender of the First Amendment which guarantees the freedom of speech and freedom of association.  That amendment defends John “Papa John” Schnatter’s right to be incorrect, greedy and to associate with con men like Willard Romney.  … Continue reading

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Rated R – The Enterprises and Associations Of Art Pope

The poster boy for the reverse Robin Hood role is North Carolina billionaire Art Pope.  Pope’s inherited business empire operates under the umbrella of Variety Wholesalers.  Variety is privately held and therefore it is difficult to get exact numbers, but … Continue reading

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Rated R – Las Vegas Sands Corporation

Much has been made of late of Sheldon Adelson’s donations to the pro Newt Gingrich Super PAC Winning Our Future.  Adelson is the C.E.O. of Las Vegas Sands Corporation.  Like every American, Mr. Adelson is free to choose which candidates … Continue reading

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Rated R – Koch Industries

If I have to explain why Koch Industries’ products are being placed on the restricted list then you simply haven’t been paying attention.  This is a classic example of why progressives should not spend money with an organization.  The Koch … Continue reading

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