Recently arrested Terrorists, a Michigan Militia had a plan KILL POlICE, ATTACK FUNERAL. From a Funeral Director’s perpective this is scary.
The Michigan based home grown group is called Hutaree. 7 members were arrested in FBI Raids over the past weekend.
ADRIAN, Mich. – Nine suspects tied to a Christian militia that was preparing for the Antichrist were charged with conspiring to kill police officers, then kill scores more by attacking a funeral using homemade bombs, federal prosecutors said Monday.
Clearly these folks were some kind of Religious Extremists.
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The Neptune Society is running an ad once a month for the rest of the year in USA Today. This is quite interesting as a recent marketing blunder is quite well known in the the Funeral Industry From late in 2007(not the current ad):
WIN A PRE-PAID CREMATION.
“Complete all of the reply slip information and you will be eligible for a drawing each month.” via thelipstickchronicles.typepad.com
The current ad for 2010 has the phrases “Think outside the Wooden Box” showing a picture of wooden casket and “leave the world a better place” -The Current Ad:
Many will find this ad offensive, to others it will be comical.
Clearly the ad will not help the Neptune Society and not USA Today.
Last year the Neptune Society was fined 1.2 million by the State Of Colorado, for violations. It is best not to purchase a prepaid, funeral|cremation policy with these people.
Marketing death and cremation is very tricky and many times offends folks.
Ad pictured via brandfreak.com
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