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Questions to Ask Manufacturers of the Bumper Magic Sticker Printer

For some time now we’ve been dissatisfied with the high prices and low control provided by the print-on-demand bumper sticker service CafePress. We’d much rather make and sell the bumper stickers ourselves. We do sell some stickers that we’ve had a third-party union shop make, but the upfront cost of that is relatively high. We [...]

Shop Like a Sheep or an Odd Bird: Election Store Sorted by Popularity

What sort of political animal are you, anyway? Are you a sheep, looking to follow the herd with the hottest political button out there right now? Or are you an odd bird, looking for a bumper sticker that others have overlooked or disdained, something with a message that will distinguish you from the rest?

Be [...]

Election 2008 Continues to be Positively Motivated, Sales Stats Show

Earlier this year I looked at statistics of bumper sticker, button and t-shirt sales from the 4th week of May 2008 and compared them to our sales statistics from the 4th week of May in 2004. What I found indicated that the two elections were very different. In May 2004, about 10% of our election [...]

Bizarre Pickup Truck Bumper Sticker Combination

My cell phone camera doesn’t have much of a focus, so you’ll have to take my word for it that the four bumper stickers on the back of this pickup truck read:

Welcome to America, Now Speak English Caution: Driver Just Doesn’t Give a Shit Stand Up For America! Be An American!! Barack Obama 2008

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Barack Obama: Yes We Can Spy On You Bumper Sticker

Barack Obama‚Äôs declaration — that he will vote tomorrow in favor of retroactive legal immunity for telecommunications companies that broke the law to spy on millions of American citizens — gives liberty a black eye. Turn the spy fiends’ argument back on themselves: if telecommunications corporations really did nothing wrong, what do they have to [...]

Consumer Picks for Barack Obama’s Running Mate, June 2008

For some time now we’ve been selling buttons, bumper stickers and t-shirts that pair various combinations of candidates as president and vice president into Democratic tickets for the White House in 2008. Now that Barack Obama is the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee and is in the process of deciding who his running mate will be, [...]

Obama Closes in on Unanimity in Bumper Sticker Straw Poll May 11-17 2008

96.6% of all the Election 2008 bumper stickers, lawn signs, magnets, buttons, t-shirts etc. that we sold last week (May 11-17, 2008) were items declaring support for the presidential candidacy of Barack Obama.

2.8% of the items we sold last week declared support for Hillary Clinton.