Watchdog Wire: Costco Customers Pounce on Freshly Stocked "America"

Originally published at Watchdog Wire.

Tumwater, Washington Costco has received its first shipment of Dinesh D’Souza’s controversial new book, America: Imagine A World Without Her.

Supplies were quickly dwindling as shoppers stopped to chat with each other about the book and newly released movie of the same name. Some customers left the checkout line after spotting the book in neighboring carts, to get their own copy.

Tumwater borders the state capital of Olympia, and is a strongly Democratic area. It is sixty miles southwest of Costco’s corporate headquarters in Issaquah.

Costco Pulled Book, Then Quickly Reversed After Grassroots Outcry

Costco pulled America from its stores on July 7. An immediate customer outcry ensued. Costco was flooded with phone calls, and many posted their reactions on social media.

D’Souza responded that Costco’s decision to pull America was political. Costco’s founder has been a strong supporter and fundraiser for President Obama.

Costco responded that they were simply following their corporate policy, which was to pull low selling books. Costco stated that they would listen to their customers, and stock D’Souza’s America in their stores.

America was’s number one best seller at the time.

A sampling of books for sale at the Tumwater Costco on July 9 showed many were extremely low sellers through

D’Souza posted that information on his webpage, to back up his statements about Costco’s decision being political, rather than financial.

New Difficulties with Google and YouTube

Meanwhile, D’Souza’s America movie listing is not showing up properly in Google searches.

“I certainly hope this is not intentional. But how long does it take a technical company to fix a technical problem?”, D’Souza told FOX411. “We’re trying to be patient, but this is making it harder for people to get accurate information about the film.”

As a further difficulty, YouTube videos on D’Souza’s movie page are showing up as “private,” and not viewable. YouTube is owned by Google.

Read more at Watchdog Wire.


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  • Suzette Irvine says:

    July 22, 2014 at 10:03 PM

    Netflix states that you have not given them permission for them to show that your film will be available in the future….Thus it does not show up on their website. True? or Not true

    Thank you

  • Tracy says:

    July 24, 2014 at 1:16 AM

    SOOO, checked out Sam’s Club today, it’s about a mile or two farther but they sure have better ETHICS than Costco. Time to renew or not?

  • Linda says:

    July 24, 2014 at 8:46 AM

    Your book on Amazon states it takes 1-3 months to ship. Why?

  • Janis Arnold says:

    July 24, 2014 at 8:55 AM

    This past week I cancelled my membership to Costco, bought the book America at Barnes and Noble, saw the movie America, and today am going to Sam’s Club to join there and do some power shopping.
    I loved the movie and am loving the book.
    My prayer is that more and more of those among us who have been trying to give Barack Obama et all the benefit of the doubt will come alive and start to pay attention to the ways in which our American values and principles are being undermined to the point of extinction by many of our elected and appointed officials.
    I am very thankful for the work that Dinesh D’Souza is doing on behalf of the only country that I am aware of that once proudly declared itself to be One nation UNDER GOD endowed with rights that come from our creator, NOT our current commander in chief!

  • Vicki says:

    July 24, 2014 at 11:06 AM

    Our SAMs club in Illinois does NOT carry America but Hillary’s book is right out there

  • Bert says:

    July 24, 2014 at 11:08 AM

    The book is riveting and accurate. I will be going to see this movie soon. Every American should read the book and see this film, otherwise, we will be in an Orwellian nightmare forever.

  • Jane says:

    July 24, 2014 at 11:12 AM

    I had a really difficult time trying to see where the movie “America” was showing. I finally found it through Fandango. I am so disgusted with Google and Yahoo as it was a definite plot against the Dinesh D’Souza’s success and Yahoo and Google’s fear of the new movie and book’s ability to reveal the truth about the far left Democrat’s ability to further deny the public their rights to see the truth in the news and to hear the truth of the history of this country. The idea that a great immigrant was inspired to write such an informative story for all of the country to see and the facts stack up that Google, Costco, Yahoo, etc made a concentrated effort to deny us of our rights and to deny D’Souza the ability to tell that story to the citizens of the United States and the world. Why did they feel threatened? Because they don’t back free press and they don’t want this country to be a great country anymore. They are all on Obama’s socialist train and his longing to repress all the citizens of this country. The odd thing about this is they are the rich thugs who are in with Obama. The rich are the very people Obama supposedly wants to destroy their wealth. I can’t help but believe that they are in the boat to destroy this country.

  • Sandra says:

    July 24, 2014 at 11:22 AM

    Finally was able to see this movie “America”. Had very difficult time finding movie theatre that still shows it in Denver. Some theatres in the very strong democrat areas, pulled it from their line up, even though it has been only a couple of weeks since it’s release! Online they show theatres and times, but when you get there it no longer is being shown or very early in the morning with one showing; or very late at night! Many people came in late; I’m guessing they had same problem as we did. We went to 4 theatres until we finally found it! Great movie a must see for all the family!

  • Kris says:

    July 24, 2014 at 11:25 AM

    Right on Janis Arnold!

  • Roger says:

    July 24, 2014 at 2:34 PM

    This looks like a good reason to avoid, Google Chrome and also Android. I’d suspect that Google would also mess with those to hide anything that they don’t agree with. We want a free country where everyone has a say!

  • lynda says:

    July 24, 2014 at 3:28 PM

    I haven’t seen it yet. . But I definitely want to one thing I love is a man who speaks the truth!

  • Shirley says:

    July 24, 2014 at 4:56 PM

    Our Costco in Lancaster, PA still not carrying the book.

  • Linda says:

    July 24, 2014 at 9:06 PM

    The book is still not in any Orange County, Calif. Costco store. They checked last night.

  • Michele says:

    July 24, 2014 at 9:45 PM

    Just came from Costco, they are not carrying the book, except for a few remote stores with a small supply
    very far from where I live. If I have to buy the book elsewhere, I will make up the difference for paying more elsewhere
    by not renewing my membership next month.

  • Michele says:

    July 24, 2014 at 9:49 PM

    Also saw the movie three times and although times were not listed on the website, I drove over to the theater to find out times on the opening day to discover that the movie opened in this theater the day before so I got to see it before I expected!!! Bonus! perseverance paid off!

  • Michele says:

    July 24, 2014 at 9:59 PM

    Also got a hard time at Barnes and Noble last night, as the clerk acted like I was asking for something out of the ordinary, spending much time looking and confusing D’Souza’s books with others to annoy me further. This un-American behavior of retailers is a major wakeup call to me that this material appears to be a huge threat, otherwise why try keep it out of our hands so aggressively?

  • Jerry says:

    July 25, 2014 at 8:01 AM

    Interesting remarks regarding having problems locating the movie times. Search Google: “America movie showtime”
    and up pops #1 Don’t know why everyone is up in arms. It’s right there and it’s that simple.

  • dan says:

    July 25, 2014 at 11:56 AM

    welcome to nazi germany 2014. and you thought it was all over after VE day!!!!!!! during and after ww2 many of the progressive german intellectuals immigrated to america and infiltrated its universities and think tank a la the frankfurt school philosophy. the chickens have come home to roost.

  • Connie says:

    July 26, 2014 at 1:39 AM

    Please be truthful in your writing! I am a conservative Christian but this is ridiculous! The day it was pulled it was NOT the #1 seller at Amazon. That happened AFTER Costco pulled the book and you can thank Costco for creating this buzz and making your book more popular. You ruin your witness by lying!

  • Jeff says:

    July 31, 2014 at 12:11 AM

    I agree with Connie. There was no Costco conspiracy and even Dr. Ben Carson claimed as much. Lying to increase book sales takes a lot of credibility away from an otherwise great work.