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No Jobs For Americans at Heinz
Fire Dog Lake ^ | 04 December 2010 | Ruth Calvo

Posted on 12/04/2010 2:37:07 PM PST by Lorianne

No Jobs for U.S. workers declares Bill Johnson, CEO at Heinz, on Wall Street Journal Report last Saturday

Last Saturday, the CEO of Heinz, best known for ketchup production, told Maria Bartiromo that Heinz will not be hiring Americans this year.

The reason he gave was the ‘uncertainty’ produced by the ‘inability’ of the government to decide on really important things such as the tax rate his business will pay. He announced at the same time on the same program that Heinz will be opening facilities and hiring in other countries, and concentrated on China where they make soy sauce.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: heinz; jobs; offshore; oursourcing; taxes; timeforboycott; usaid
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1 posted on 12/04/2010 2:37:08 PM PST by Lorianne
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To: Lorianne

o.k. no more heinz in this household... also going on my sharing list of e-mails...


2 posted on 12/04/2010 2:40:17 PM PST by bareford101 (For me, there is no difference in a tolerant, open mind and a cess pool. Both are open to filth.)
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To: Lorianne
The reason he gave was the ‘uncertainty’ produced by the ‘inability’ of the government to decide on really important things such as the tax rate his business will pay.

I was under the impression that the tax cuts that are expiring are for personal income taxes and not corporate taxes. So how would that affect the tax rates his business will pay?

3 posted on 12/04/2010 2:42:57 PM PST by Non-Sequitur
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To: Lorianne

Has he informed John Kerry of his conclusions?


4 posted on 12/04/2010 2:43:18 PM PST by loveliberty2
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To: Lorianne

Boycott Heinz products.

Kerry you $#%^&*! you too Teresa *&^#$@!


5 posted on 12/04/2010 2:44:45 PM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Lorianne

Obam­a’s head of USAID set up a program to train Indonesian­s and Armenians to compete for off-shored jobs with India (which used to be American jobs):

U.S. To Train 3,000 Asian IT Workers offshore
http://www.informationweek.com/news/software/integration/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=226500202&cid=RSSfeed_IWK_News

Now It’s Armenia: USAID Funds IT In Eurasia
http://www.informationweek.com/news/storage/disaster_recovery/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=226600094


6 posted on 12/04/2010 2:45:59 PM PST by Lorianne (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. ___ George Orwell)
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To: Lorianne

When Zero can’t make solid decisions on his communist agenda, it is nearly impossible for a U.S. company to plan for improvements, expansion, and hiring.

Heinz is leaving to other countries that don’t jerk their companies around and don’t assume that they are nothing but a pot-o’-money to dip into at any time.


7 posted on 12/04/2010 2:46:39 PM PST by HighWheeler
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To: SandRat
Boycott Heinz products.

There were FReepers using Heinz products after 2004??

8 posted on 12/04/2010 2:47:31 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: bareford101

Teresa needs to put all those little naked brown children to work in her factories. Do I really need the /s?

Heinz has been on my “not in this house” list for a few years now.


9 posted on 12/04/2010 2:47:54 PM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: Lorianne

I’ve been boycotting Heinz products for years and years because of how much I am disgusted by John Kerry, his wife is the Heinz heiress.


10 posted on 12/04/2010 2:48:41 PM PST by MissyMack66 (ROMNEY SUCKS: don't be fooled like we were in MA.)
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To: MissyMack66

And that’s tough to do because many products are Heinz but do not bear that name.


11 posted on 12/04/2010 2:49:27 PM PST by Lorianne (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. ___ George Orwell)
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To: Yaelle

Some of the newbe maybe, but never hurts to remind folks and to spread the word outside FR.


12 posted on 12/04/2010 2:49:32 PM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: HighWheeler
When Zero can’t make solid decisions on his communist agenda, it is nearly impossible for a U.S. company to plan for improvements, expansion, and hiring.

Yes.

If you think pure logic, why would you want to do business in the unsure economy of the USA, where regulations are becoming far thicker than freedom, and taxes eat into your prosperity?

13 posted on 12/04/2010 2:49:32 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle

I haven’t bought a Heinz product since I figured out Teresa was part of the deal.


14 posted on 12/04/2010 2:51:11 PM PST by sheana
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To: Lorianne

I’ve refused to buy Heinz products since the day I learned that the original Heinz owner(can’t remember his name) Left his wealth to Theresa who married the communist love John Kerry.

They produce good products but not good enough for me to sacrifice my principles!


15 posted on 12/04/2010 2:54:18 PM PST by Randy Larsen ( BTW, If I offend you! Please let me know, I may want to offend you again!(FR #1690))
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To: Yaelle
There were FReepers using Heinz products after 2004??

Exactly.

16 posted on 12/04/2010 2:57:44 PM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: Yaelle

Yep, good comment Yaelle.


17 posted on 12/04/2010 2:59:20 PM PST by HighWheeler
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To: Non-Sequitur

Teresa Heiz Kerry, the heiress, as in SENATOR John Kerry’s wife.....PLEASE DO NOT BUY ANY HEINZ PRODUCTS.


18 posted on 12/04/2010 3:02:43 PM PST by Kackikat (There is no such thing as a free lunch, because someone paid, somewhere.)
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To: Yaelle

-——If you think pure logic-—

Whoops!! think?

Impossible when your brain is controlled by a knee jerk triggered by irrational fears based on pure emotion

Heinz=Kerry=bad=must be antiAmerican

Any statement mentioning Heinz and China triggers the knee jerk. The fact that growth in America is not presently possible is irrelevant and beyond comprehension of a knee jerked mind


19 posted on 12/04/2010 3:03:31 PM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 .....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: HighWheeler; bareford101

Teresa Heinz Kerry, Drummond Pike and the Communist TIDES FOUNDATION
Capital Research ^ | 03.04.04
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1091129/posts


20 posted on 12/04/2010 3:04:56 PM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: Lorianne
There are so few national catsup brands on the market today.....and the other biggie, Hunt's, is totally crappy in taste and texture.

Somebody give me the brand of a good-tasting tomato catsup that isn't regional and I'll throw my half-used Heinz bottle into the fiery furnace.

Leni

21 posted on 12/04/2010 3:06:09 PM PST by MinuteGal
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To: Lorianne

Maybe John Kerry can pay his taxes. Buy Hunts brand catsup or the Aldi brand at Aldi or Trader Joe’s brand. Aldi and Trader Joe’s is a German company owned by a Catholic family that is not pro-abortion like Heinz.


22 posted on 12/04/2010 3:07:31 PM PST by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: bareford101

I stopped buying Heinz Ketchup, and avoiding anything associated with it since John Kerry’s failed campaign in 2004.


23 posted on 12/04/2010 3:12:46 PM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: MinuteGal

“concentrated on China where they make soy sauce.”

Heinz soy sauce? Yuck! I’ll stick with my Pearl River Bridge mushroom-flavored soy sauce thankyou! Or Happy Boy.


24 posted on 12/04/2010 3:13:33 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: bareford101

How about No Americans Buy any Heinz Products! Boycott them out of business—let the Chinese who make their stuff buy them and see how much profits they get—Or better yet—Place a tariff upon all Heinz products. If they don’t want to hire Americans—they should pay a price.


25 posted on 12/04/2010 3:13:44 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: MinuteGal

We all must make sacrifices. Is it really asking too much? lol!


26 posted on 12/04/2010 3:14:36 PM PST by WestwardHo (Whom the gods would destroy, they first drive mad.)
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To: bgill
As if any of us not using Heinz is going to make a difference.

Next your gonna tell me I can't go to Heinz Field to see my Steelers.

My nephew works there in the Burgh and they say they treat their employees well.

Besides, there is no other ketchup.

27 posted on 12/04/2010 3:14:41 PM PST by AGreatPer (Voting for the crazy conservative gave us Ronald Reagan....Ann Coulter)
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To: Lorianne

Here’s their other product names:

Heinz
Boston Market
TGI Fridays
Classico Pasta Sauce
Lea and Perrins sauce
Ore Ida
Quality Chef
DeliMex
Pudliszki
ABC soy sauce
Honig
Wattie’s
Plasmon (Italy baby food)

http://www.heinz.com/our-food/products.aspx


28 posted on 12/04/2010 3:14:46 PM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: Lorianne

Yeah, well f*** you too, Bill.


29 posted on 12/04/2010 3:15:28 PM PST by Wolfie
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To: Lorianne

No one should do anything about this company because of anything having to do with John Kerry or his wife. Mrs. Kerry sold her shares years ago. You can see who the major shareholders are here. No one owns as much as 5% of the stock, and Mrs. Kerry does not even appear on the list of major shareholders, nor do her foundations and trusts. You've got 5,000 people packing tomatoes and pickles in factories, and people here would have you get them all laid off because a long time ago Mrs. Kerry used to be Mrs. Heinz. Please... stop the madness.


30 posted on 12/04/2010 3:15:51 PM PST by Nick Danger (Pin the fail on the donkey)
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To: Lorianne

We should start charging corporations for the costs of defending their interests worldwide, seeing as that’s where they’re moving the jobs. If they don’t want that defense, they’re free to let China or wherever the else they ALL want to move to take care of it.


31 posted on 12/04/2010 3:17:50 PM PST by Wolfie
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To: Frantzie

Trader Joes = Aldi. They are owned by the same Germany company.


32 posted on 12/04/2010 3:18:01 PM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: Lorianne

I quit using Heinz products when kerry ran for President.
Hunts is just fine for me.


33 posted on 12/04/2010 3:18:14 PM PST by sawmill trash (We are definately a day closer to the end than we were yesterday)
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To: Wolfie

where did it say they are moving jobs?


34 posted on 12/04/2010 3:18:49 PM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 .....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: castlegreyskull

Correction “German Company”.


35 posted on 12/04/2010 3:19:38 PM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: AGreatPer

Did you somehow miss all the whining so many of the boycotted companies made a few years ago? Every dime they don’t make off of me is one less dime they have to destroy America. But, go ahead, support the enemy. Put money into Tides. If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem.


36 posted on 12/04/2010 3:20:40 PM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: Lorianne

I have to agree with him. No business is going to hire with these idiots in Washington.


37 posted on 12/04/2010 3:24:56 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

Chinese ketchup: now with more mercury oxide for that extra bright color!


38 posted on 12/04/2010 3:25:24 PM PST by NorthStarStateConservative (I'm just another disabled naturalized minority vegan pro life conservative.)
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To: bareford101

Bump.


39 posted on 12/04/2010 3:28:17 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (Who needs Al Queda to worry about when we have Obama?)
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To: Lorianne
"However, we are confident in our 100% illegal Mexican employment target."


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

40 posted on 12/04/2010 3:28:31 PM PST by The Comedian (Government: Saving people from freedom since time immemorial.)
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To: bareford101

Sorry, but there ain’t no better ketchup than Heinz. I’ll boycott their other products, but not my ketchup.
LEAVE MY KETCHUP ALONE!!!!!!!!!!!!


41 posted on 12/04/2010 3:29:23 PM PST by hkp123
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To: SandRat
"Boycott Heinz products."
I have...since 2003...my wife says that once I make up my mind, It cannot be changed....heinz is proof of this
42 posted on 12/04/2010 3:31:06 PM PST by joe fonebone (The House has oversight of the Judiciary...why are the rogue judges not being impeached?)
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To: Lorianne

The Obamanation administration at work against all Americans, destroying the economy and growing government and creating longer and longer unemployment lines and driving buisnessmen to hire illegals aliens or move overseas.
A well crafted plan for the communist adminsitration at work against all of us who love God, family and country.


43 posted on 12/04/2010 3:31:30 PM PST by kindred (Come, Lord Jesus, rule and reign over all thine enemies from Zion, the chosen nation.)
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To: Nick Danger

[No one should do anything about this company because of anything having to do with John Kerry or his wife. Mrs. Kerry sold her shares years ago.]

Ketchup and politics are hot topics. I am glad that the Heinz curse is lifted now.


44 posted on 12/04/2010 3:35:54 PM PST by kindred (Come, Lord Jesus, rule and reign over all thine enemies from Zion, the chosen nation.)
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To: Lorianne

Boycott Heinz? Why? He’s right.


45 posted on 12/04/2010 3:44:20 PM PST by Seruzawa (If you agree with the French raise your hand - If you are French raise both hands.)
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To: MinuteGal

Don’t know if they sell in FLA. But redgold.com does sell online. I like their ketchup and it’s made just north of me.


46 posted on 12/04/2010 3:47:05 PM PST by AFreeBird
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To: kindred

Texas Pete, Mrs. Dash and occasional French’s Mustard...that should do it.


47 posted on 12/04/2010 3:47:46 PM PST by MSF BU (YR'S Please Support our troops: JOIN THEM!)
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To: MissyMack66

Teresa’s first husband (Heinz) was a Republican Senator the best I remember. I wonder how he would regard her being now married to a Democrat socialist (John Kerry), and Kerry living high off his dime. I don’t remember him as a RINO.


48 posted on 12/04/2010 3:56:17 PM PST by Twinkie (Two wrongs don't make a right.)
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To: Kackikat
Teresa Heinz Kerry, the heiress, as in SENATOR John Kerry’s wife.....PLEASE DO NOT BUY ANY HEINZ PRODUCTS.

Have proudly boycotted Heinz since 2004.

49 posted on 12/04/2010 4:03:49 PM PST by torchthemummy (The Audacity Of Truth Trumps All)
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To: Twinkie

“Teresa’s first husband (Heinz) was a Republican Senator...I wonder how he would regard her”.

Henry Hienz, is rolling over in his grave I am sure, the ground is full of fire nearby his headstone. It is a disgrace, truely.


50 posted on 12/04/2010 4:03:59 PM PST by MissyMack66 (ROMNEY SUCKS: don't be fooled like we were in MA.)
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