Corporate name hard to stomach

I’m sure others have come out as disturbed about the selling of America in a far more literate manner than I. However, when I looked at the paper Friday and saw the news story line, “The world’s biggest names in figure skating could take center ice at Comcast Arena at Everett Events Center,” I wanted to throw up. Is anything not for sale anymore? Will we next see the Budweiser® Men’s Room or the Playtex® Women’s Dressing Room?

I’m sick and tired of this trend in advertising and, to the extent possible, deliberately do not do business with companies that indulge in such practices. To date, my personal ban has been absolute. To me, public facilities are just that and should not be for sale. But then, why should these facilities be any different than our government…

Dave Martson


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