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Coca-Cola leads cheering section for 1-world climate change taxes
World Net Daily ^ | November 21, 2009 | Drew Zahn

Posted on 11/21/2009 8:41:55 AM PST by raptor22

Coca-Cola is spearheading a coalition of more than 100 companies pushing a United Nations climate treaty to bind the U.S. to cap-and-trade emissions regulation, commit the world's wealthiest nations to a potential $10 trillion in foreign aid and, possibly, form a proposed international "super-grid" for regulating and distributing electric power worldwide.

Together with the SAP and Siemens corporations, Coca-Cola launched a website called Hopenhagen, leading up to the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, which opens on Dec. 7. The website invites the citizens of the world to sign a petition demanding world leaders draft binding agreements on climate change and advertises, as of today, "16 days left to seal the deal."

Other "friends" of Hopenhagen include media outlets Newsweek, Discovery Channel, Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, The Wall Street Journal and Clear Channel, among others, Internet giants Yahoo, Google and AOL and dozens of other companies and organizations.

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: climatechange; climatedictatorship; cocacola; corporateamerica; globalwarming; hopenhagen; worldgovernment

1 posted on 11/21/2009 8:41:56 AM PST by raptor22
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To: raptor22

Reading that Costco is refusing to carry Coke.

Does my heart good.

Something about reaching a pricing agreement.

GOODBYE COKE GOODBYE


2 posted on 11/21/2009 8:45:25 AM PST by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: raptor22

I love (diet) Coke. No more for. I like Coors better anyway.


3 posted on 11/21/2009 8:48:34 AM PST by fullchroma (Obama: GET OUT OF MY DOCTOR'S OFFICE!)
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To: fullchroma

I love (diet) Coke. No more for me. I like Coors better anyway.


4 posted on 11/21/2009 8:48:58 AM PST by fullchroma (Obama: GET OUT OF MY DOCTOR'S OFFICE!)
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To: raptor22

If I boycotted every company that pulled stupid stuff, I wouldn’t be able to buy anything.

Pepsi sucks and I wouldn’t drink their garbage if they were the most conservative company in the world.

This is all a matter of personal preference of course and I’m sure there are people here who think Coke sucks and Pepsi is just wonderful.


5 posted on 11/21/2009 8:50:05 AM PST by Graybeard58 ("Get lost, Mitt. You're the Eddie Haskell of the Republican party." (Finny))
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To: All

We’re done with Coke products!


6 posted on 11/21/2009 8:50:45 AM PST by thegunmaker
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To: raptor22
I dont do Pepsi anymore because of their embrace of the Obama logo.
Have my last Coca Colas in the fridge. I need to expand my beverage horizons again.
7 posted on 11/21/2009 8:51:32 AM PST by steelyourfaith (Time to prosecute Al Gore now that fellow scam artist Bernie Madoff is in stir.)
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To: raptor22

Pepsi Please


8 posted on 11/21/2009 8:51:36 AM PST by crescen7 (game on)
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To: raptor22

The list of the companies / organizations supporting this nonsense is at
http://www.hopenhagen.org/friends


9 posted on 11/21/2009 8:52:41 AM PST by plain talk
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To: Graybeard58

Coke sucks.

Pepsi good.

Budweiser better.


10 posted on 11/21/2009 8:52:44 AM PST by digger48
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To: raptor22

Used to drink a coke a day. Guess I’ll give it up for good. Actually haven’t had one in a couple of months, and I don’t miss it anymore.


11 posted on 11/21/2009 8:53:28 AM PST by kamikaze2000
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To: raptor22; grey_whiskers; markomalley; scripter; Defendingliberty; WL-law; Normandy; ...
 


Beam me to Planet Gore !

12 posted on 11/21/2009 8:53:35 AM PST by steelyourfaith (Time to prosecute Al Gore now that fellow scam artist Bernie Madoff is in stir.)
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To: raptor22

The corn syrup version of Coke tastes terrible to me - how about RC Cola and a moonpie?


13 posted on 11/21/2009 8:55:56 AM PST by dainbramaged (If you want a friend, get a dog.)
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To: Graybeard58; raptor22
If I boycotted every company that pulled stupid stuff, I wouldn’t be able to buy anything.

Coke is it. I use Mac computers, too.

I'm going to WalMart and pickup some Cokes and cukes! I also need some HP ink for my OfficeJet, and a few more socks made from American cotton, by Americans...


14 posted on 11/21/2009 8:57:12 AM PST by WVKayaker (www.wherezobama.org / Obama's Excellent Adventure ...)
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To: raptor22

Any company with manufacturing centers and customers in the third world is going to cheer for cap and tax because they aren’t “citizens” of the US anymore. They know that anything that weakens the US and the concept of the sovereign nation-state strengthens them and their ability to exploit the people through neo-feudalism.


15 posted on 11/21/2009 8:57:52 AM PST by Bryanw92 (Question O-thority)
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To: digger48

I never was big on beer but I am an alcoholic and haven’t had an alcohol beverage in almost 30 years. What I remember was that I couldn’t tell any difference among domestic brands but certainly could distinguish between domestic and German beer.

Whiskey was another matter altogether


16 posted on 11/21/2009 8:59:30 AM PST by Graybeard58 ("Get lost, Mitt. You're the Eddie Haskell of the Republican party." (Finny))
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To: thegunmaker

About 6 months ago I was designing a process system which involved the use of phosphoric acid to address a heavy metals issue. At the time, I had been drinking almost nothing but Diet Coke or water. I remember being in a conversation about Nutrisweet and decided to look into what this stuff was. Something about creating formaldahyde in the digestive process got my attention so I decided to see whate was in the DC.

The first ingredient on the side of the can was; Phosphoric Acid. I quit drinking the stuff that moment. About three days of noticable withdraawals from the caffene and that was it. Now I drink water and iced tea (not instant) with the occasional beer after a long hot day at the tracks.


17 posted on 11/21/2009 9:02:41 AM PST by mazda77 (Rubio for US Senate)
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To: raptor22

What’s with the Wall Street Journal?


18 posted on 11/21/2009 9:02:51 AM PST by what's up
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To: raptor22
I think some of the other sponsors are of more concern than a company that sells vastly overpriced fizzy sugar water. Here's a list of some:

Business Week, "Scientific" American, The Economist, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times of London, Weather Underground, Mother Jones, Thompson Reuters, Yahoo, National Geographic, Newsweek, Discovery Channel.

The push for global totalitarian socialism results in some stranger bed partners, eh?

19 posted on 11/21/2009 9:06:43 AM PST by Bernard Marx ("Civilizations die by suicide, not from murder" Toynbee)
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To: Bernard Marx

That would be “strange” bed partners.


20 posted on 11/21/2009 9:07:54 AM PST by Bernard Marx ("Civilizations die by suicide, not from murder" Toynbee)
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To: mazda77
Now I drink water and iced tea (not instant)

I would rather drink my own pee than instant iced tea. I'm a tea snob.

21 posted on 11/21/2009 9:08:23 AM PST by Free State Four
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To: raptor22

Gee and just think of all the landfill those billions of
Coke bottles and cans have taken up all these decades.

Or the energy expended in manufacturing products that kept dentists in business for years


22 posted on 11/21/2009 9:08:59 AM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: raptor22

http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/hopenhagen/


23 posted on 11/21/2009 9:22:30 AM PST by bw17
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To: Carley

Bingo. I’ll be writing them a letter.


24 posted on 11/21/2009 9:26:07 AM PST by DoughtyOne (A MELTING POT not a potters wheel. Join us. Don't try to turn this nation into the one you fled.)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

What about CO-2 emissions? Coke has been the leading contributor to this green house gas with every pop of a soda can!


25 posted on 11/21/2009 9:31:27 AM PST by Sefton (Marxism, Leninism, Stalinism, Trotskism, Maoism, Obamaism)
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To: raptor22
Coca-Cola launched a website called Hopenhagen

More like Dopenhagen.

Go Pepsi.

26 posted on 11/21/2009 9:34:22 AM PST by denydenydeny (The Left sees taxpayers the way Dr Frankenstein saw the local cemetery; raw material for experiments)
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To: raptor22

27 posted on 11/21/2009 9:44:22 AM PST by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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To: digger48

Budweiser.


28 posted on 11/21/2009 9:50:43 AM PST by benewton
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To: bw17

I went to the site and created a fictitious identity - Pepsi Drinker, and signed it saying, “Boycott Coke, Google & Yahoo!”


29 posted on 11/21/2009 10:05:56 AM PST by Nephi ( Bush legacy: "I had to sacrifice free market principles to save the free market.")
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To: Nephi

I’m the upper left green dot...heh, heh.


30 posted on 11/21/2009 10:08:40 AM PST by Nephi ( Bush legacy: "I had to sacrifice free market principles to save the free market.")
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To: raptor22

P!ss on them!


31 posted on 11/21/2009 10:36:36 AM PST by rbosque (10 year Freeper!)
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To: raptor22

I’ve been a Coke drinker my entire adult life.

Just swore them off for good.


32 posted on 11/21/2009 10:39:35 AM PST by EternalVigilance (We're witnessing the slow strangulation death of American republican self-government and liberty.)
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To: raptor22

See? The Wall Street Journal is just another Obamamouthed MSM rag.


33 posted on 11/21/2009 11:04:10 AM PST by RoadTest ( For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ. - I Cor. 3:11)
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To: Graybeard58

” I’m sure there are people here who think Coke sucks and Pepsi is just wonderful.”

Coke tastes way better than Pepsi. But I don’t like their New World Order politics.


34 posted on 11/21/2009 11:05:36 AM PST by RoadTest ( For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ. - I Cor. 3:11)
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To: raptor22

So AG Holder has notified them that unless they roll over and do tricks they will be the next Tobacco Industry. It looks pretty much like the Chicago way is taking over...


35 posted on 11/21/2009 11:10:33 AM PST by Steamburg ( Your wallet speaks the only language most politicians understand.)
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To: EternalVigilance
I’ve been a Coke drinker my entire adult life. Just swore them off for good.

Ditto that here for husband and myself. There will not be another Coca Cola purchase made by us either - we are now officially sworn off the stuff. We wanted to quit drinking it and never really had the impetus to do it - but they now have given us significant reason to actually quit drinking it. I hope Costco never comes to agreement with them! The large Coke glass I've had for years now has found it its way to the trash can.

36 posted on 11/21/2009 11:11:27 AM PST by MamaDearest
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To: mazda77
I noticed phosphoric acid in colas about thirty years ago, and immediately stopped drinking them. I also stopped Aspartain cosumption and my headaches went away. Now its decaffe tea with real sugar, water, or juice.
37 posted on 11/21/2009 11:43:21 AM PST by rightly_dividing
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To: raptor22

Drop Coke a line if you feel like it...

The Coca-Cola Company
One Coca-Cola Plaza
Atlanta,GA 30313

(404)676-2121

http://coca-cola.com

BTW, like others on this thread I researched artificial sweeteners and stopped using anything with aspartame(nutrasweet) in it a few years ago. I find hot or cold tea (Lipton Black Tea) to be a good substitute for colas. I will have the occassional Pepsi One which uses “Splenda”. I went almost 2 years without having any soda of any kind. I also like to get flavored fizzy water. My favorite is “La Croix” brand water. It comes in great flavors and only has 2 ingredients, water and natural flavor. It’s a nice change from having tap water all the time.


38 posted on 11/21/2009 3:13:36 PM PST by TheConservativeParty (First they ignore you,then they laugh at you,then they fight you,then you win.-Ghandi)
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To: raptor22

Very unhappy to see the WSJ listed.


39 posted on 11/21/2009 3:14:29 PM PST by sionnsar (IranAzadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5:SONY|Remember Neda Agha-Soltan|TV--it's NOT news you can trust)
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To: steelyourfaith
Hmm. I quit pepsi because of the logo. Now I quit coke because I'm not into hopenhagen.

Major dilemma here. What to drink with the traditional Friday night pizza? Maybe I should quit pizza?

40 posted on 11/21/2009 3:26:21 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: Nephi

Here’s the letter that I sent to www.cokefeedback.com. Feel free to copy and paste it into your feedback form.

“I just read that Coca-Cola is one of the Founding Partners behind the website petition “Hopenhagen”. A “binding resolution” to use higher taxes to curb carbon emissions will result in higher energy costs to Americans. I find it baffling that your company supports such a resolution given the controversy surrounding the concept of man-made climate change,and the likelihood that such a tax will cause higher unemployment. I intend to boycott companies that use my money to promote such an agenda.”


41 posted on 11/21/2009 4:28:52 PM PST by bw17
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