To cover the costs required to keep Irregular Times going, we sell liberal political bumper stickers, buttons and shirts — over 10,000 different kinds of them. Some designs sell better than others, and the change in that set tells us a little bit about what’s on the mind of those who care enough to put [...]
If you ever visit the historical sites of Boston or Philadelphia, you’ll notice t-shirts and buttons for sale at just about every available souvenir stand, referencing Benjamin Franklin’s quote, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” Made by historically-minded Guatemalan and Chinese sweatshop workers, these pieces of swag offer [...]
For the first two weeks of December 2008, the following were our five best-selling bumper stickers:
1. Barack 2008, Michelle 2016 bumper sticker 2. Go Solar bumper sticker 3. Obama ’08: Mission Accomplished bumper sticker 4. 1-20-09 bumper sticker 5. O: The President bumper sticker
For the last week of August 2009, the following were [...]
OK, really now, it’s time for the bumper sticker to come off.
To put things in gentle perspective, I saw a Mondale-Ferraro bumper sticker on the back of a beat-up Chevy a few months ago.