Who Donates To Whom – I HAD NOT SEEN THIS. GOOD INFORMATION

Published Date Author: , April 19th, 2012

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Know the companies you buy from and their political affiliation.

B e mindful of what businesses we patronize relative to their 2008 Election Cycle political donations, as reported by the Center for Responsive Politics. This shows both Democrat and Republican information!

Shopping Price Club/Costco donated $225K, 99% went to Democrats Rite Aid donated $517K, 60% went to Democrats Magla Products (Stanley tools, Mr. Clean) donated $22K, 100% went to Democrats Warnaco (undergarments) donated $55K, 73% went to Democrats Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia donated $153K, 99% went to Democrats Estee Lauder donated $448K, 95% went to Democrats Guess, Inc. donated $145K, 98% went to Democrats Calvin Klein donated $78K, 100% went to Democrats Liz Claiborne, Inc. donated $34K, 97% went to Democrats Levi Straus donated $26K, 97% went to Democrats Olan Mills donated $175K, 99% went to Democrats Progressive Insurance donated $635K 100% went to Democrats

WalMart donated $467K, 97% went to Republicans K-Mart donated $524K, 86% went to Republicans Home Depot donated $298K, 89% went to Republicans Target donated $226K, 70% went to Republicans Circuit City Stores donated $261K, 95% went to Republicans 3M Co. donated $281K, 87% went to Republicans Hallmark Cards donated $319K, 92% went to Republicans Amway donated $391K, 100% Republicans Kohler Co. (plumbing fixtures) donated $283K, 100% Republicans B.F. Goodrich (tires) donated $215K, 97% went to Republicans Proctor & Gamble donated $243K, 79% went to Republicans

Spirits Southern Wine & Spirits donated $213K, 73% went to Democrats Joseph E. Seagrams & Sons (incl. beverage business + considerable media interests) donated $2M+, 67% went to Democrats Gallo Winery donated $337K, 95% went to Democrats

Coors & Budweiser donated $174K, 92% went to Republicans Brown-Forman Corp. (Southern Comfort, Jack Daniels, Bushmills, Korbel wines – as well as Lenox China, Dansk, Gorham Silver) donated $644 K — 80% went to Republicans

Hungry? Sonic Corporation donated $83K, 98% went to Democrats Triarc Companies (Arby’s, T.J. Cinnamon’s, Pasta Connections) donated $112K, 96% went to Democrats Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. (chicken) donated $366K, 100% went to Republicans Outback Steakhouse donated $641K, 95% went to Republicans Ralphs donated $525K. 100% went to Democrats Tricon Global Restaurants (KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell) donated $133K, 87% went to Republicans Brinker International (Maggiano’s, Brinker Cafe, Chili’s, On the Border, Macaroni Grill, Crazymel’s, Corner Baker, EatZis) donated $242K, 83% went to Republicans Waffle House donated $279K, 100% went to Republicans McDonald’s Corp. donated $197K, 86% went to Republicans Darden Restaurants (Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Smokey Bones, Bahama Breeze) donated $121K, 89% went to Republicans Heinz Republicans $64,000 Democrats $21,300!!!!! John Kerry’s wife’s company!!!

Traveling and/or dining Hyatt Corporation donated $187K of which 80% went to Democrats Marriott International $323K, 81% went to Republicans Holiday Inns donated $38K, 71% went to Republican

Jim Bearden , CPA Partner Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC

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