At First I Eschewed the Boycott Against Sam Adams. Now, Count Me In.

OK.  There will be no more Sam Adams at my house.You may remember that last week I posted an article reporting that Samuel Adams, the Boston-based beer company, in its July 4 commercial had dropped any reference to the Creator from the Declaration of Independence.  Conservatives immediately began murmuring the word “boycott,” and the brewer offered a fairly lame excuse citing constraints imposed by the Beer Institute Advertising Code.I was un-persuaded by the company’s apology for their r … [Read more...]

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Uh…. Sam Adams, Man, You Forgot Something!

Beer-maker Samuel Adams forgot something in its Fourth of July commercial—and now, they’re taking a big hit over on their Facebook page.In the ad, a bartender cites the Declaration of Independence, but deliberately omits any reference to God.  It goes like this:The bartender asks, “Why name a beer after Samuel Adams?”  He goes on to explain that “…Samuel Adams signed the Declaration of Independence.  He believed there was a better way to live.”The bartender then recites the Declaratio … [Read more...]

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