Skip to comments.The Most Republican Company? The Makers of Wonder Bread
Posted on 05/10/2014 3:37:39 PM PDT by nickcarraway
The most Republican-leaning company in the country, based on political donations, isnt Koch Industries. Its the company that makes Wonder Bread.
The political action committee of Flowers Foods, a Georgia company that produces the pillowy sandwich bread, Tastykakes and Natures Own baked goods, has given more than 99 percent of its political contributions since 1979 to Republicans. Only three Democratic congressional candidates have gotten money from its PAC since 1984, and not one in the past 20 years.
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I wonder how much the corporation donates to left wing orgs?
Well, doing the math based on the above - <1%.
Red, yellow, and blue, were the original colors of superman’s outfit.
So this is basically the NYtimes pointing out a target for the cadre?
That was my first thought as well. Next up: Cuomo posing for a selfie #RealPeopleDon’tEatTastyKakes
This is why I don’t let politics dictate my purchases. Wonderbread is the worst bread in the world, I wouldn’t take it free. Maybe they should take some of that money they’re investing in politics and put it into product research.
Only the NY Times is allowed to have an opinion on political candidates.
They need to copy Mrs Bairds or Sunbeam
The company should tack a “guilt credit” on to the price of their products in NY that will be donated to a democrat of the company’s choosing.
This looks like the commie ‘RATS at the New Yawk Slimes are out to get Wonder bread. Nice. I hate communists. The next thing you know, the fags and the atheists will be boycotting Wonder bread.
Remember when Wonder packed up and left California after they passed greenhouse gas emissions standards for businesses there?
I know they are in Thomasville, Georgia. I wonder if they are related to the very prominent Flowers Family which originated in Dothan, Alabama?
I remember the Rev. Drury Flowers used to host “Pastors Forum” on Channel 4, in Dothan. It was channel 9 back then.
There is also a Flowers Hospital in Dothan. Richmond Flowers was a political enemy of George Wallace and his son was one of the all time great hurdlers. He also played football for Tennessee and several NFL teams.
I remember here in St. Pete circa 1996, during the riots spearheaded by the People’s Democratic Uhuru, one of the targets firebombed (I never read this in the St. Pete Times-Pravda, I saw it with my own (deceived?) two eyes) was the little Flowers Bakery depot about half a mile south of downtown. At the time I never understood why they targeted it...
The new president of NPR, Jarl Mohn contributed $217,000 to Democrats.
The MSM yawns...
I have no idea, but that sounds like a good guess
The new president of NPR, Jarl Mohn contributed $217,000 to Democrats.
Wow. A bribe for the job.
That is all I am doing, guessing. It does sound possible tho.
Am I the only one getting the point of this piece? They are trying to associate Republicans with a boring, bland, unhealthy, passe, uncool, junky, tacky, tasteless product.
We have Dawn Foods (I worked there some years ago) and Jiffy Mix here in southern Michigan.
Ann Barnhardt mentions this in her post today:
“3. EXTREMELY important point on the IRS being sicced on Tea Party and other conservative donors at TEN TIMES the normal rate.
LISTEN TO ME. Miserable cowards will try to make the argument that if you havent cheated on your taxes or broken any IRS rules, then you should have nothing to worry about.
IT ISNT ABOUT THAT. It is about terrorizing and destroying peoples lives and businesses through malicious audit and/or litigation. BELIEVE ME ON THIS. I KNOW OF WHAT I SPEAK, GOD KNOWS I DO. They know that conservatives are far and away the most likely class of people to have clean books and tax returns. They arent looking for malfeasance. That isnt the point. The point is to run up massive accountant and attorney fees and to terrorize and even break you financially (especially if you own a small business, which is by definition more vulnerable to such tactics than a large business.) A malicious IRS audit or regulatory action or litigation can wipe out months if not YEARS of profit just from the cost of defending yourself. Thus, my advice, coming from experience: DO NOT run up massive bills defending these things. That is exactly what they want. THAT is their real objective. Do the bare minimum. Make their auditors do all of the work, and understand now if you dont already, that the Rule of Law is dead, and no matter how much evidence you put before these people, the fix is in. These are all now complete Kangaroo paradigms. And it will not let up, and it will not end until a counter-revolutionary war has been fought and they are PHYSICALLY removed from power.”
Awesome! I shall be buying more wonderbread.
You can save all the adjectives I suppose and just say “white bread”.
But bread is bread, King’s Hawaiian Sweet Bread anyone?
I once dreamed I got fabulously wealthy and started a charity bread company, every loaf sold meant more could be given to the truly poor. In the dream this bread was called Daily Bread.
Our Daily Bread actually
This is another attack by the let trying to stifle conservative and Republican funding.
The Koch brothers are #53 on the list of political contributors. The first 52 give to liberal politicians, yet, the left is now out enforce trying to claim the Koch brothers are behind “big money” contributions.
Will NY Slimes tell me which are the most democrat companies, so I can boycott their products?
The most Democrat company?
All the others. Every last one of them.
If I boycotted every corporation that gives primarily to democrats, I could not eat or drink or wear clothes or buy gas or a car...
Maybe I could buy a gun.
When will Derek Willis do an equally charming story about the company that donates the most to democrats?
I assume we don’t need to hold our breaths...
As an alumna of ITT, which owned the then Continental Baking
as a subsidiary, Flowers has done a wonderful job of growing its brands, especially with a Republican force.
That is a beautiful ad.
For the unions to organize the workers.
Since Grupo Bimbo bought Mrs. Bairds, it is not close to the same.
Sunbeam is excellent.
Thanks for the great billboard photo.
When I was a kid in elementary school, we took a field trip to the nearest Wonder Bread plant over in Orange County, and each of us got to take home a miniature loaf of the bread in it’s own little replica wrapper. Of course Wonder Bread ruled in the 50’s, it was thought to be actual food and it squished up better than most breads, good for throwing, rolling or even eating.
You got it!.
Wonder Bread GONE in:
Now I know why I love Nature’s Own Honey Wheat Bread. Addictive.
Finally, a logical reason to initiate a TastyKake diet!
P.S. LOVED their blueberry pies...
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