color: SOME SOLDIER'S MOM: Absolutely True... and Absolutely OUTRAGEOUS!

Sunday, January 21, 2007

Absolutely True... and Absolutely OUTRAGEOUS!

To Whom it may concern:

Do you ship to APO addresses? I'm in the 1st Cavalry Division stationed in Iraq and we are trying to order some mats but we are looking for who ships to APO first.

SGT Hess

On Tue Jan 16 3:25, responded:
Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2007 9:44 PM
Subject: Re: Feedback: from

SGT Hess,
We do not ship to APO addresses, and even if we did, we would NEVER ship to Iraq. If you were sensible, you and your troops would pull out of Iraq.

Bargain Suppliers

verify the story HERE
and at Snopes

or let them know by phone: *9 a.m. - 5 p.m*. central time: 414-736-8394

or by mail:

Bargain Suppliers
3259 S.106th Street
West Allis, WI 53227

Why would I ever want to do business with someone who was so disrespectful to a potential customer OR that disrespectful to someone who has no choice in being in Iraq OR be so disrespectful to someone who puts it on the line so that discount-mats can be in business. Of course, we know our military works hard to protect even a$$es like the people at this firm. It's a shame, but our military is an equal opportunity protector... I sure hope this wasn't the company's actual position -- just some misinformed, misguided employee who has since been fired (not for his/her political opinion, but because the person is an idiot to say so.)
Note: this must have a lot of people pretty angry as their website is "experiencing technical difficulties" and asks that contacts be made by email or phone.


At 1/21/2007 2:33 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...


This will go viral and they will have cut off their nose to spite their face.

I'll be posting this @ my place & hope others do the same. I'm not sure if moonbats need discount mats, but if they do, now they will know where to shop.

For those of us with actual jobs and the need for mats, we will take our business elsewhere.

At 1/22/2007 6:21 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Absolutely Amazing!

At 1/22/2007 10:09 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Trackbacked on The Thunder Run - Web Reconnaissance for 01/22/2007

At 1/22/2007 6:59 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Picked up by the media now. :)

And the Discount Mats website has been down all day..


At 1/22/2007 8:53 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I suppose they really didn't want to be in business anymore.

At 1/23/2007 8:57 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

You did great on Top Priority.

At 1/30/2007 11:42 AM , Blogger Monica said...

I agree. Now THIS is disrespect shown towards troops, not moms who care about their kids.

At 6/05/2007 9:07 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I just visited the website, and it proudly announces that they sell “Anti Fatigue” mats!!! First they won’t sell mats to our troops, and now they sell mats that actually damage military fatigues!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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