1. snopes.com: Don't Buy Gas on April 15 ••••
Will not buying gas on April 15 help lower gasoline prices?
  ...Pain in the Gas Claim: Participating in one-day boycott of gasoline on 15 April will help lower gasoline prices. Examples: [Collected on the...
  ...Don't pump gas on April 15, 2012. KEEP SENDING THIS. Let's all try this, wonderful if it helps. I'll do it! If running low, just get your gas the day...
  ...In April 1997, there was a "gas out" conducted nationwide in protest of gas prices. Gasoline prices dropped 30 cents a gallon overnight. On April 15th...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:13:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/gasoline/nogas.asp

2. snopes.com: Gas Out
Will participating in a boycott of selected oil companiesower gasoline prices?
  ...Home --> Politics --> Gasoline --> Gas Out Gas Out Claim: Participating in a boycott of selected oil companies will lower gasoline prices....
  ...GAS WAR - an idea that WILL work This was originally sent by a retired Coca Cola executive. It came from one of his engineer buddies who retired from...
  ...This makes MUCH MORE SENSE than the "don't buy gas on a certain day" campaign that was going around last April or May! The oil companies just laughed at...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:35:33 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/gasoline/gasout.asp

3. snopes.com: Saudi Gas Boycott •••
Article demonstrates how to eliminate U.S. oil imports from Middle Eastern countries?
  ...Gas Flout Claim: Article demonstrates how to eliminate U.S. oil imports from Middle Eastern countries. Example: [Collected via e-mail, March 2012]...
  ...Gas rationing in the 70's worked even though we grumbled about it. It might even have been good for us! Are you aware that the Saudis are boycotting...
  ...might be to boycott their GAS. Every time you fill up your car you can avoid putting more money into the coffers of Saudi Arabia Just purchase gas from...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:14:07 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/gasoline/saudigas.asp

4. snopes.com: Tips on Pumping Gas •••
Four refueling tips help consumers get the most from their gasoline dollar?
  ...tank at the time you want to buy gas, do not fill up; most likely dirt and sludge in the tank is being stirred up when gas is being delivered, and you...
  ...3. Fill up when your gas tank is half-full (or half-empty), because the more gas you have in your tank the less air there is and gasoline evaporates...
  ...quoted above was combined with the "Don't buy gas from these folks" e-mail which exhorted motorists to boycott Shell, Chevron, Exxon and Marathon in...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:55:55 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/household/gastips.asp

5. snopes.com: Gas Prices Petition •••
Will signing a petition to President Bush help lower gasoline prices?
  ...Gas Prices Petition Claim: Signing a petition to President Bush will help lower gasoline prices. Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2005] Gas...
  ...PETITION TO LOWER GAS and Diesel PRICES IN THE UNITED STATES NOW: Origins: As of 22 August 2005, retail gasoline prices in the U.S. had hit a record...
  ...Call to Boycott Particular Suppliers to Cut Off Funding of Terrorists Call to Spurn Gasoline from Particular Suppliers to Bring Price Down Call...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:10:19 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/gasoline/gasprices.asp

6. snopes.com: E15 Gasoline •••
Will the use of E15 gasoline damage engines and/or void warranties of many types of cars?
  ...This E15 will seriously damage your engine, Even if you pump other grades of gas from a single hose pump that dispenses it because there is always some...
  ...the customer before you pumped E15 you WLL get some in your tank. Please boycott gas stations selling this lethal mixture and tell your friends! If the...
  ...NEW E15 GAS that is just starting to show up at gas stations. Most car companies will not honor the warranty on your car if you use this new gas....
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:07:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/gasoline/e15.asp

7. snopes.com: 25 to Life Boycott •••
Law enforcement group urges boycott of the video game '25 to Life'.
  ...Claim: Law enforcement group urges boycott of the video game 25 to Life. Example: [Collected via e-mail, 2006] The video game "25 To Life" is due...
  ...Officers Memorial Fund is putting together an online petition to boycott this game. I am asking each of you to go to their website and please sign the...
  ...weapons to choose from, including shotguns, machine guns, stun guns and tear gas." Noting that in the past 10 years, 70 officers have been killed by...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:02:06 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/crime/25tolife.asp

8. snopes.com: Citgo / Petro Express •••
E-mails urge Americans to buy/not buy Citgo brand gasoline.
  ...Citgo Boycott/Buycott Claim: E-petitions urge Americans to buy/not buy Citgo brand gasoline. Examples: [Collected via e-mail, 2006] Looking for an...
  ...to Venezuela — not Saudi Arabia or the Middle East. There are 14,000 Citgo gas stations in the US. (Click here to find one near you.) By buying your...
  ...So this is the opposite of a boycott. Call it a BUYcott. Spread the word. Of course, if you can take mass transit or bike or walk to your job, you...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:28:51 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/gasoline/citgo.asp

9. snopes.com: Bogalusa Truck Stop Refuses Service to Soldier? •••
A truck stop in Bogalusa, Louisiana, refused service to a National Guard member in uniform?
  ...am calling RIGHT NOW for an IMMEDIATE boycott of ALL TEXACOs countrywide. Get the word out WTFers... immediate boycott of Texacos. You don't support us?...
  ...SAYING "WE DON'T SERVE YOUR KIND HERE". NEEDLESS TO SAY, THE STORE WAS BOYCOTTED THAT DAY AND NO ONE PATRONIZED THE PLACE. WELL I FOR ONE WILL SUPPORT...
  ...service to members of the U.S. armed forces, call for boycotts of the offending restaurants, bars, gas stations, and other retail establishments. These...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:29:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/bogalusa.asp

10. snopes.com: Corbin Sak-N-Pak Refuses Services to Soldiers? •••
Servicemen refused service at a Sak-N-Pak in Corbin, Kentucky?
  ...Claim: Servicemen refused service at a Sak-N-Pak gas station in Corbin, Kentucky. Origins: The rise in appreciation of the military in recent years...
  ...service to members of the U.S. armed forces, call for boycotts of the offending restaurants, bars, gas stations, and other retail establishments. These...
  ...to be of Arab extraction. Previous targets of such outrage include a Marathon gas station in Pontiac, Illinois; a Dunkin' Donuts franchise in Crown...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:22:36 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/corbin.asp

11. snopes.com: Posh Bagel Serviceman Refusal •••
Was a U.S. serviceman in uniform refused service at the Posh Bagel in Davis, California?
  ...a number of "outrage" e-mail forwards which call for a boycott of a particular restaurant, bar, gas station, or other retail establishment said to have...
  ...Marathon gas station in Pontiac, Illinois; a Dunkin' Donuts franchise in Crown Point, Indiana; restaurants in Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Duluth,...
  ...restaurants in Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Duluth, Minnesota; a Shell gas station in Tennessee; and the Shady Maple Farm Market grocery...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:26:03 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/poshbagel.asp

12. snopes.com: Charley's Grilled Subs Refuses Services to Marines? •••
Did a Charley's Grilled Subs outlet in Stockton, California, refuse service to two U.S. Marines?
  ...a number of "outrage" e-mail forwards which call for a boycott of a particular restaurant, bar, gas station, or other retail establishment said to have...
  ...armed forces uniform. Previous targets of such outrage include a Marathon gas station in Pontiac, Illinois; a Dunkin' Donuts franchise in Crown Point,...
  ...restaurants in Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Duluth, Minnesota; a Shell gas station in Tennessee; and a Shady Maple restaurant in Pennsylvania....
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:06:57 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/charleys.asp

13. snopes.com: Shady Maple Serviceman Refusal •••
Were serviceman refused service at the Shady Maple restaurant?
  ...a number of "outrage" e-mail forwards which call for a boycott of a particular restaurant, bar, gas station, or other retail establishment said to have...
  ...Marathon gas station in Pontiac, Illinois; a Dunkin' Donuts franchise in Crown Point, Indiana; restaurants in Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Duluth,...
  ...in Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Duluth, Minnesota; and a Shell gas station in Tennessee. While such tales of wrongs done to those who guard our...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:16:03 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/shadymaple.asp

14. snopes.com: Dunkin Donuts 'Celebrating Employees' Rumor •••
Did employees at Dunkin' Donuts celebrate the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the U.S.?
  ...Attention all Americans: Boycott Dunkin Donuts!! In Cedar Grove, NJ, a customer saw the owner of a Dunkin Donuts store burn the U.S. flag. In another...
  ...We are starting a nationwide boycott of all Dunkin Donuts. Please make sure this gets passed on to all fellow Americans during this time of tragedy. We...
  ...One such combatant is a gas station in Naperville, Illinois. It is attempting to sue a variety of folks who participated in a similar baseless slander...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:00:15 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/dunkin.asp

15. snopes.com: Ehud Olmert Speech •••
Did Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert deliver a tough speech about Lebanon?
  ...our women and children. This anarchy is over. You can condemn us, you can boycott us, you can stop visiting us and, if necessary, we will stop visiting...
  ...happen again. Never again will we wait for bombs that never came to hit the gas chambers. Never again will we wait for salvation that never arrives. Now...
  ...once and for all. You are welcome to judge us, to ostracize us, to boycott us and to vilify us. But to kill us? Absolutely not. Four months ago I was...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:34:24 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/olmert.asp

16. snopes.com: Hess Oil •••
Does Hess Oil not buy product from Middle Eastern countries because it is 'owned by a Jewish family'?
  ...B U T.....THERE IS A COMPANY CALLED HESS GAS. NOT ONLY HAVE I CHECKED THEM OUT WITH A CHEMICAL ENGINEER I MET ON A PLANE BUT HE TOLD ME HESS PRODUCES A...
  ...WHY WOULDN'T HESS BUY FROM THOSE COMPANIES. B E C A U S E............. HESS GAS IS OWNED BY HESS OIL COMPANY AND HESS OIL COMPANY IS OWNED BY A JEWISH...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:18:08 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/gasoline/hess.asp

17. snopes.com: Say What, Barack? •••
Editorial criticizes anachronisms in Barack Obama's 2007 Selma speech.
  ...hundred civil rights marchers' being assaulted with billy clubs and tear gas wielded by state troopers and deputies at the Edmund Pettus Bridge on the...
  ...grew across the years, including among its landmark events the 1955-56 bus boycott in Montgomery (which occurred several years before Barack Obama was...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:54:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/saywhat.asp

18. snopes.com: Bob and Nancy Strait Robbery •••
Bob and Nancy strait, a Tulsa, Oklahoma couple, were beaten and robbed in their home.
  ...the American newspapers are too afraid to post the truth... They might get boycotted against by the Negroes! Couple met and married within a month and...
  ...A police report says he sold the Strait's 42-inch flatscreen TV for $250 at a gas station shortly after the break-in, and was in possession of other...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:20:16 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/crime/strait.asp

19. snopes.com: Dunkin' Donuts Flier Fury •••
The owner of a Dunkin' Donuts directed that a memorial flier for a U.S. soldier be 'placed on a dumpster where the rest of our soldiers belong'?
  ...If you agree with this pass it on, and boycott the Lockport Dunkin Doughnuts. That is all I have to say. I am not sorry if my opinions offended any of...
  ...operator or employee of some small business (typically a convenience store, gas station, or donut shop) visibly celebrated terrorist attacks on the U.S.,...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:29:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/lockport.asp



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