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Fiendish Thingy

(15,081 posts)
Thu Sep 2, 2021, 11:48 AM Sep 2021

List of companies with Texas headquarters:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Texas_companies

Of particular note:
Airlines- American Airlines, Southwest
AT&T
7-11
Kimberley-Clark, maker of paper products, including women’s hygiene products (don’t switch to Koch owned Georgia-Pacific products)

Lots of restaurant chains, computer companies, and of course, oil companies.

Let your dollars be your voice.
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List of companies with Texas headquarters: (Original Post) Fiendish Thingy Sep 2021 OP
Perhaps we should focus on a company that donated a lot to Texas Republicana TheRealNorth Sep 2021 #1
We could target a struggling company like JC Penny TheRealNorth Sep 2021 #3
JC Penny is on its way out regardless of any boycott Jose Garcia Sep 2021 #10
I'd target the conferences, tradeshows, and events jmbar2 Sep 2021 #2
Yes, this exactly obamanut2012 Sep 2021 #4
This message was self-deleted by its author pinkstarburst Sep 2021 #12
Let our dollars be our voice just like Citizzens United does. I'm in!! joetheman Sep 2021 #5
Largest 100 Companies based in Texas FakeNoose Sep 2021 #6
Don't boycott Dell or HEB Laurelin Sep 2021 #7
You know, this is why Dems can never organize to get shit done maxrandb Sep 2021 #8
I'm not a republican Laurelin Sep 2021 #11
Michaels Deep State Witch Sep 2021 #9

TheRealNorth

(9,384 posts)
1. Perhaps we should focus on a company that donated a lot to Texas Republicana
Thu Sep 2, 2021, 11:58 AM
Sep 2021

I am afraid focusing so broadly will make it difficult for people to remember what companies are okay and which ones are not.

We need a villain or 2 to make examples of.

jmbar2

(4,775 posts)
2. I'd target the conferences, tradeshows, and events
Thu Sep 2, 2021, 12:00 PM
Sep 2021

The companies there cannot easily detach from Texas if they disagree with the politics. They have too much sunk costs there.

However, sporting events, conferences, and large events are huge money makers for Texas. They CAN be more easily moved or rescheduled. I'm thinking of Austin SXSW for one.

Texas Right to Life has a big conference coming up soon. Should be invaded.

Response to jmbar2 (Reply #2)

FakeNoose

(32,081 posts)
6. Largest 100 Companies based in Texas
Thu Sep 2, 2021, 12:31 PM
Sep 2021

(link)https://www.zippia.com/advice/largest-companies-in-texas/

LIST OF THE 100 BIGGEST COMPANIES IN TEXAS
RANK COMPANY CITY EMPLOYEES
1 Foxconn Assembly LLC, Houston TX Houston 803,126
2 Pizza Hut Plano 300,000
3 ATT Dallas 273,210
4 Keller Williams Realty Austin 180,000
5 Carlson Restaurants Dallas 175,000
6 Dell Round Rock 145,000
7 Electronic Data Systems Plano 136,000
8 American Airlines Fort Worth 126,600
9 Livestock Investors Hereford 125,000
10 Tenet Healthcare Dallas 115,500
11 J. C. Penney Plano 106,000
12 H-E-B San Antonio 100,000
13 Schlumberger Houston 100,000
14 NEC Corporation of America Irving 99,000
15 Whole Foods Market Austin 91,000
16 Shell Petroleum Houston 82,000
17 Jacobs Engineering Group Dallas 80,000
18 Exxon Mobil Irving 71,100
19 Essilor of America Dallas 69,000
20 Sysco Houston 66,500

- more at link -

It's all nicely tabbed for easy reading, but the DU posting software removes the extra spaces.

Laurelin

(518 posts)
7. Don't boycott Dell or HEB
Fri Sep 3, 2021, 01:50 AM
Sep 2021

I'm not sure you should boycott Dell. I haven't been following things as closely as I did when I lived in Texas, but Dell often sided with democratic values in the past.

I don't think there are HEB stores outside of Texas but they were definitely good guys. Big Democrat donors. Lots of worthwhile causes. Treated employees well.

Whole Foods isn't a Texas based company anymore. They're owned by Amazon.

maxrandb

(15,035 posts)
8. You know, this is why Dems can never organize to get shit done
Fri Sep 3, 2021, 07:14 AM
Sep 2021

It doesn't matter that Dell, or HEB donate to Democrats

They make their fucking money in Texas.

If you truly support Democracy, you'd get the fuck out of Texas.

The Retrumplicans only care about money and power. The ONLY way to impact them is to punish every company in that fucking state.

It should not be profitable for ANY Texas based company as long as this bill, and the voter suppression bill are still the law of the land there, or as long as white supremacists continue to be the majority of elected officials in Texas.

BTW - Remember all those "progressive" companies in Georgia that blocked Georgia's voter suppression bill from becoming law?

Yeah, neither do I.

Please tell me what outrage will finally be enough?

Do they have to start murdering people?

Should we wait until 1 woman dies because of this bill, or will it take 1,000.

At some point, there had to be No Quarter given.

Like the right likes to say about the Taliban; "they only understand strength".

Failure to boycott ALL of Texas is nothing but weak sauce.

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