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Boycott Heinz
Southern Spectator Weekly ^ | 04/15/04 | L. Sherman Roberts

Posted on 04/15/2004 9:00:42 AM PDT by tamcraft

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1 posted on 04/15/2004 9:00:43 AM PDT by tamcraft
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To: tamcraft
What should I do? We don't use much ketchup. I have a half-full bottle of Heinz in frig. Wife may not like me pitchin it in trash. Decisions decisions.
2 posted on 04/15/2004 9:05:00 AM PDT by plain talk
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To: windcliff
"No Heinz for me today, thanks."
3 posted on 04/15/2004 9:06:26 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: tamcraft
It seems also clear that many employees benefit from the success of Heinz also....why punish them?
4 posted on 04/15/2004 9:06:32 AM PDT by stuartcr
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To: stuartcr
79% of those employees are in foreign countries, working at the 57 plants on foreign soil.
5 posted on 04/15/2004 9:07:57 AM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: MrB
So...they are still people deserving employment. What about the retail people here in the US?
6 posted on 04/15/2004 9:11:34 AM PDT by stuartcr
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To: stuartcr
It seems also clear that many employees benefit from the success of Heinz also....why punish them?

That same argument could be used to justify anything. For example, "If we don't vote for Kerry, all of his staff will lose their jobs. Why punish them?

But if it makes you feel better, think of it like this: by switching to another brand of catsup, you'll be helping THEIR employees.

7 posted on 04/15/2004 9:13:43 AM PDT by SpyGuy
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To: tamcraft
No wonder she doesn't want her tax returns released!

I started boycotting Heinz way back -- told my kids no more Heinz ketsup in this house!
8 posted on 04/15/2004 9:14:20 AM PDT by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Support Bush-Cheney '04 -- Losing is not an Option!)
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To: tamcraft
It wont make a huge dent in their money but you can mark me down for (2) bottles of ketchup returned last week :)

I never realized that Hunts is just as good if not better!!
9 posted on 04/15/2004 9:14:37 AM PDT by Rezod21
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To: SpyGuy
We buy ketchup from another mfr, they need new employees, so they hire the Heinz employees.

Sounds good.
10 posted on 04/15/2004 9:14:59 AM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: tamcraft
I rec'd an email yesterday from a cyberfriend who indicated that an email was dispatched to Hunt's ASAP informing them of the person's switch from Heinz to Hunt's catsup. Unfortunately, Hunt's appears too watery and the person would like for Hunt's to make it thicker and making it possible for a large number of switchovers, rather than give money to the Heinz Kerry commie bunch. I'm still laughing because I also think Hunt's is too watery but don't wanna give my money to the liberal leftist socialist Heinz Kerry.
11 posted on 04/15/2004 9:20:11 AM PDT by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: SpyGuy
I think these kinds of boycotts are foolish, as they in no way will really do much harm to Kerry. It is naive to think that he would bow out of the race because no one eats Heinz products? All it would do harm to is the employees and other stock holders. Just let your vote tell him how you feel.
12 posted on 04/15/2004 9:26:50 AM PDT by stuartcr
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To: plain talk
I have been for months now.

Toss it.

Plenty of choices and here's a couple....


13 posted on 04/15/2004 9:32:09 AM PDT by b4its2late (Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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To: tamcraft
Playing Ketchup
January 28, 2004, 9:00 a.m.
Recipients of Heinz Money Making Strong Kerry Pitch

By Christopher Horner
http://www.nationalreview.com/comment/horner200401280900.asp

On January 24, before the first vote was cast in New Hampshire's Democratic primary, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) endorsed Senator John Kerry (D., Mass.) for president. Weeks earlier, in an entirely unrelated matter, the Heinz Family Foundation provided an "unrestricted-use" grant of a quarter million dollars to a group represented on the LCV board.

Senator Kerry is married to the very wealthy Teresa Heinz — Teresa Heinz Kerry in this campaign year — who also sits on the board of numerous foundation and advocacy groups. For example, she chairs the board of trustees of the one half of the Heinz Family Foundation (the Howard Heinz Endowment), and sits on the board of the other half (the Vira I. Heinz Endowment).

The tax-exempt advocacy group LCV is expressly nonpartisan. Regardless, the top half of its website's home page is dedicated to the endorsement of Senator Kerry. The bottom half of this page is dedicated to attacking the president's State of the Union speech, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Bush administration in general.

Other groups supported by Heinz largesse include Environmental Defense, which, according to the Capital Research Center, received nearly $1.5 million from various Heinz foundations between 1995 and 2000. CRC cites Ted Turner's Tides Foundation — a clearinghouse for foundations to funnel money to radical groups with a degree of separation — as receiving well over $2 million from Heinz foundations over the same period. Other repeat beneficiaries include the Brookings Institution and the Earth Island Institute.

The latter is a remarkable case study in what is funded by America's elites, the Heinzes included. EII is best known for its September 14, 2001, statement on its website, "U.S. Responds to Terrorist Attacks with Self-Righteous Arrogance." (Though EII removed the piece from its site, you may still view it on CEI's.)

Steeped in self-righteous arrogance itself, the screed insists that the September 11 attacks were not an act of war; EII sheds a tear instead for these oppressed peoples communicating their anger at the root cause of a capitalist, globalist society the only way they knew how. Theirs "was an act of anger, desperation and indignation," reasoned the Heinz-funded EII. "This was not an 'attack on all American people.'" You see, mostly Pentagon and "multinational-financial-empire" types died, making the attack "not the sort of flat-out terrorism that targets random innocents at a disco or a beach."

So, Senator Kerry is married to an elitist whose radical pet projects occasionally get off the leash. That is hardly news. It is fair to anticipate over the coming months, however, that each of these Heinz-funded groups will coincidentally make its own pitch for a Kerry presidency, though possibly not as fawningly as LCV. If it's too overt, you see, it gives the appearance of employing taxpayer-subsidized wealth to influence elections.

The various Heinz outfits have written checks to LCV for some years now. With no apparent sense of irony, LCV's website also quotes from the hard-left American Prospect: "Teresa Heinz — widow of ketchup heir Sen. John Heinz (R., Penn.) and Kerry's wife since 1995 — is worth an estimated three-quarters of a billion, and Kerry has not been shy about dipping into that fortune when he's had to."

In Kerry's pursuit of the presidency, however, initial FEC comments indicated that Ms. Heinz's fortune is off-limits to his campaign. Typically, rules allow a candidate to utilize one-half of jointly held assets and even the entirety of jointly held bank accounts. Heinz-Kerry-to-Kerry transfers, however, would fall outside the permissible $2,000 individual-donation cap unless they could be demonstrated as part of a pattern of giving that predated his candidacy.

It is on this basis that the campaign sought early on to preempt questions of his wife's wealth — which also reminds voters why Kerry's populism rings rather tinny and staged — by claiming her money is off-limits. Her ability to direct money, however, even to otherwise permissible causes, is still subject to criticism should it appear designed to influence the election. A quid pro quo involving a tax-exempt organization, if it could be proved, would be impermissible at any time — not just in a campaign season.

Like Pew, Rockefeller, Ford, and others, the family of Heinz foundations and advocacy groups are merely more in a sadly growing list of endowments dedicated to financing agendas that, if they'd held sway at an earlier date, would have precluded amassing the original fortunes. Whatever the motivation of Teresa Kerry, the League of Conservation Voters, and other left-leaning pressure groups, voters and the FEC would be wise to recall at all times the Heinz connection when these "independent" voices make their political desires known.

— Christopher Horner is a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
14 posted on 04/15/2004 9:38:49 AM PDT by Kangaroo Court
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To: tamcraft
"Boycott Heinz"

Okay.

15 posted on 04/15/2004 9:44:05 AM PDT by Paulie
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To: tamcraft
Ten times better than Heinz.
16 posted on 04/15/2004 9:50:51 AM PDT by Solamente
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To: Rezod21
I never realized that Hunts is just as good ...

Can't agree, I find Hunt's nearly flavorless. Too bad Lea&Perrins or Tobasco don't sell ketchup. Doesn't matter, no Heinz in my house.

17 posted on 04/15/2004 10:15:45 AM PDT by j_tull ("I may make you feel, but I can't make you think.")
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To: tamcraft
Bought a big bottle of Hunts last night. Will never buy their products again now that I know where she is putting her discretionary giving.
18 posted on 04/15/2004 10:18:21 AM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: tamcraft
Bought a big bottle of Hunts last night. Will never buy their products again now that I know where she is putting her discretionary giving.
19 posted on 04/15/2004 10:18:28 AM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: stuartcr
Switch to other brands.
20 posted on 04/15/2004 10:18:56 AM PDT by Dante3
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To: tamcraft
I bought a big bottle of Hunt's last night. Don't believe in boycotts but I won't buy Heinz anymore!
21 posted on 04/15/2004 10:20:25 AM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: j_tull
For those in New York and New England, the excellent Hannaford Bros. Supermarkets has a house brand that tastes like Heinz ketchup. Cheaper, too.

Although I still think boycotting Heintz because of Kerry is silly. What happens when you find out Barbra Streisand owns, say, Ford stock?

22 posted on 04/15/2004 10:25:36 AM PDT by Grut
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To: Grut
Although I still think boycotting Heintz because of Kerry is silly. What happens when you find out Barbra Streisand owns, say, Ford stock?

Thank you for the whiff of common sense. What indeed, will people do? Are they going to investigate every single product they buy and what any person or family who owns over 4% of the stock does with their money?

Of course not. They're just going to kneejerk because of the name here and feel satisfied. Teresa Heinz Kerry is extremely wealthy. Nothing you do is going to affect that. So relax.

SD

23 posted on 04/15/2004 10:50:01 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Paved Paradise
I bought a big bottle of Hunt's last night. Don't believe in boycotts but I won't buy Heinz anymore!

You do realize you're contradicting yourself, don't you?

SD

24 posted on 04/15/2004 10:50:50 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: b4its2late
Who owns Hunt's and Del Monte and what do they do with their money?

SD

25 posted on 04/15/2004 10:52:28 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave
As long as the ketchups aren't Heinz nor French. I don't have the time to check into it.....
26 posted on 04/15/2004 11:05:29 AM PDT by b4its2late (Hard work never killed anyone, but why chance it?)
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To: tamcraft
Already done. I've been carrying a list of all Heinz products for a few weeks now. Not buying them in stores or using them in restaurants.
27 posted on 04/15/2004 11:07:10 AM PDT by No Fool
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To: b4its2late
As long as the ketchups aren't Heinz nor French. I don't have the time to check into it.....

Perfect. I know the Heinz company gave a donation to Bush Cheny. Do you know the Hunts did?

SD

28 posted on 04/15/2004 11:13:21 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tamcraft
I'm with you. Just bought a bottle of Hunt's last week. ;^)
29 posted on 04/15/2004 11:13:33 AM PDT by stevio (2 wrongs don't make a right, but 3 lefts do.)
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To: stuartcr
John F-ing Kerry is the one running around the country, blaming President Bush for offshoring of jobs and calling owners of companies that move jobs overseas, while his most Heinz plants ARE overseas.

As for American retailers...simple : stock fewer Heinz products. There are far too many alternative products out there to worry about retailers anyway. It's called free market capitalism. Supply/demand. My family hasn't used a Heinz product in years.

30 posted on 04/15/2004 11:41:24 AM PDT by cake_crumb (UN Resolutions = Very Expensive, Very SCRATCHY Toilet Paper)
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Uhhh...make that "and calling owners of companies that move jobs overseas BENEDICT ARNOLDS, while most of his wife's Heinz plants ARE overseas." Dunno HOW I screwed that up so badly.
31 posted on 04/15/2004 11:46:08 AM PDT by cake_crumb (UN Resolutions = Very Expensive, Very SCRATCHY Toilet Paper)
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To: Kangaroo Court
Consider Hormel foods also, Rampa Hormel, the wife of the Hormel owner is on that League of Conservation Voters (LCV)listed above that endorsed the Beacon Hill boy.
32 posted on 04/15/2004 12:59:39 PM PDT by Sybeck1
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To: stuartcr; All
Why punish the employees? Same reason you punish the employees of Planned Parenthood when you get a clinic shut down. That's life. A few casualties along the way.
33 posted on 04/15/2004 1:07:18 PM PDT by Indie (We don't need no steenkin' experts!)
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To: b4its2late
Heinz nor French

LOL Do I have to throw away my French's mustard too?

I don't buy Heinz because I hate the Pittsburgh Steelers.

34 posted on 04/15/2004 1:31:59 PM PDT by conserv13
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To: SoothingDave
It's still Tereza Heinz that's married to John F'in Kerry. That's enough for me. Now, if her husband that passed away were still around, I wouldn't have to boycott Heinz.
35 posted on 04/15/2004 2:28:41 PM PDT by b4its2late (Hard work never killed anyone, but why chance it?)
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To: tamcraft
Anything named Heinz has started to disgust me.

I've been boycotting them for awhile. Don't give me all the reasons not to, the one reason I chose to is that great big dividend checks go to "Fuzzy Wuzzy Nurse" and her gigalo spouse.
36 posted on 04/15/2004 3:23:05 PM PDT by BushisTheMan
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To: tamcraft
I do.
37 posted on 04/15/2004 4:01:42 PM PDT by sport
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To: tamcraft
her family only own 4% of Heinz stock. Which means that the company is independent from her.

Poor things Nobody said she was poor.

This action is grossly unfair to almost everybody: trying to punish someone with 4% holdings while punishing 96% of the remaining owners --- widows and orphans that have Heinz stock in their portfolios. And also punishing thousands men and women working for the company. And those working for the suppliers of that company. And their families as well.

This is nothing but a mob action. It is very saddening to see that so-called conservatives take sides and spit at basic American values.

38 posted on 04/15/2004 4:09:41 PM PDT by TopQuark
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To: MrB
And how many owners of the company are American?
39 posted on 04/15/2004 4:10:44 PM PDT by TopQuark
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To: SpyGuy
"If we don't vote for Kerry, all of his staff will lose their jobs. Why punish them?

You really do not see the difference? These are political employees; they are Kerry's companions.

People at Heinz do work that has nothing to do with politics. Inquire after the products they make -- it's not political posters.

40 posted on 04/15/2004 4:12:51 PM PDT by TopQuark
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To: Rezod21
So you like to be a part of mob action? Nice. Really conservative.
41 posted on 04/15/2004 4:14:03 PM PDT by TopQuark
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To: Kangaroo Court
Too much envy is in this article: why call Heinz elitist --- she is not. She is a leftist.

The question is, why did a Republican senator marry her?

42 posted on 04/15/2004 4:17:27 PM PDT by TopQuark
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To: tamcraft
Oh so many things not to buy............

Heinz: a premier global food company
Heinz is the most global U.S.-based food company, with a world-class portfolio of powerful brands holding number-one and number-two market positions in more than 50 countries. The Heinz brand is a $2.5 billion global icon and Heinz's top-15 power brands account for two-thirds of annual sales.

Today, Heinz brands are cultural icons to consumers everywhere, symbolizing quality, convenience and great taste. To learn more about the core categories, click on the links below:

Ketchup, Condiments and Sauces
Meals and Snacks

Ketchup, Condiments and Sauces
If it isn't Heinz®, it isn't ketchup.

Throughout the world, Heinz® is synonymous with ketchup. It sits atop restaurant tables from Melbourne to Miami and Montreal to Mumbai. Each year, Heinz sells 650 million bottles of ketchup.

And, for those on the go, Heinz makes 11 billion packets of ketchup and dressings each year...that's at least two packets for every person on earth.

Heinz is a leader in ketchup, condiments and sauces, selling nearly $2.5 billion worldwide in 140 counties.

Ketchup is experiencing explosive growth and unprecedented excitement. It's caught the attention of teens the world over, with imaginative new colors — from Blastin' Green® and Funky Purple® to new "mystery" shades...even Wicked Orange® and Green Sauces® in Europe...And, the surprises continue with new "bottoms-up" easy-squeeze bottles and organic varieties.

Heinz markets an ever-expanding range of condiments — There's the British favorite, Salad Cream; Spain's popular Orlando® range; Costa Rico's Banquette® line; UFC® "banana" ketchup in the Philippines; and Indonesia's ABC® soy sauce, the second largest selling brand in the world.

Heinz's line up of "meal enhancers" are number-one and it offers an expansive range of tomato sauces for restaurants, trattorias and café...chances are, your favorite pizza is topped by Heinz.

In the U.S., consumers enjoy Jack Daniel's® and Yoshida's® grilling sauces...and what else buy Heinz 57® Sauce...Plus, the expanding range of Classico® (acquired 2002) pasta sauces, America's number-one premium brand.

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Meals and Snacks
Frozen Foods

Frozen foods represent more than $2 billion in sales and offer convenience and unsurpassed taste.

Ore-Ida® (acquired 1965) is the world's best-known branded potato processor, with a U.S. share at nearly topping 50 percent. Families enjoy its wholesome goodness and the excitement of new Funky Fries®.

Bagel Bites® (acquired 1991) and Hot Bites® are among the most popular after-school snacks and the company's newest brands offer the taste of Mexico with Delimex® Tacquitos.

For hearty appetites, there are Boston Market® HomeStyle frozen meals and side dishes. And, Smart Ones® varieties combine great taste with great nutrition.

In Britain, some of the favorite frozen foods are Weight Watchers® from Heinz; Jane Asher® desserts; and the new Linda McCartney® meat-free entrees.

Creative one-minute cooking shows showcase Heinz® and Wattie's® frozen foods in Australia and New Zealand.

Soups, Beans and Pasta
In many nations, Heinz means soups, beans and pasta — a vigorous category in which Heinz serves up an enormous portion.

In the U.K., the company's advertising is so memorable that most Britons think Heinz is an English firm.

Thanks to breakthrough advertising and innovations, Heinz is a leader in the growing soup category in Europe and is tops in the U.K.

Worldwide, Heinz beans and pastas offer nutrition and fun for not only youngsters but parents, too. As far as Venezuela, South Africa and New Zealand, Heinz power brands lead the way.

Recent acquisitions in Europe added Honig® dry soup, the best name brand in the Netherlands...along with HAK® vegetables...and KDR® spreads and sprinkles, a traditional Dutch topping for breakfast toast.

Infant Feeding
Parents everywhere trust Heinz. And, in Italy, the Plasmon® environmental oasis program remains the hallmark of purity and safety.

This year, moms and dads worldwide will spend nearly $1 billion on infant foods, biscuits, cereals and juices from Heinz. Heinz nutritionists keep pace with the latest trends, offering innovative new tastes and organic varieties.

Most babies in Italy, Canada, Venezuela, and Australia enjoy Heinz brands. And, in the U.K. and India, Heinz is know for its Farley's® and Farex® brands. Chinese parents are quickly becoming loyal to the trusted Heinz name.

At any given moment, on any given continent, the people of Heinz are at work...creating new products, perfecting fresh ideas, and developing nutritious and innovative foods for today's families. Heinz is a trusted name for consumers, a valued partner in the community, and a great investment with tremendous growth potential.

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43 posted on 04/15/2004 4:19:34 PM PDT by deport (("These guys are the most crooked, you know, lying group I have ever seen. It's scary," Kerry said.)
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To: plain talk
What should I do? We don't use much ketchup. I have a half-full bottle of Heinz in frig. Wife may not like me pitchin it in trash. Decisions decisions.

You can't get a refund on partly used ketchup. Throwing it away only hurts your pocketbook.

44 posted on 04/15/2004 4:22:53 PM PDT by pepperhead (Kennedy's floats, Mary Jo's don't!)
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To: BushisTheMan
Anything named Heinz has started to disgust me.

It certainly is hard to eat a product that disgusts you.

One time, my brother, sister, and I got sick after eating cotton candy we bought at a fair in Taos, New Mexico.

It was especially embarrassing because all three of us were only visiting in the area and we were staying, with our parents, at a bed and breakfast.

I haven't eaten cotton candy in the last 45 years.

45 posted on 04/15/2004 5:15:53 PM PDT by syriacus (Cyberterror experts Clarke + Gorelick kept out all terrorists who were disguised as electrons.)
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To: TopQuark; Rezod21
You really do not see the difference?

You really do not see the sarcasm in my post? I know there's a difference, but the point was that one can always use the rational of "harming innocents" when it comes to making this kind of decision. Appeasers say we shouldn't wage war (against anyone) because we will kill innocent civilians. Open border activists say we shouldn't secure our nation's borders because we are harming the poor immigrants who just want to feed their families. Etc, etc.

For, example, I'll never go watch a Sean Penn, Martin Sheen, Susan Sarandon, Alec Baldwin, Barbara Streisand, Michael Moore, etc., movie, even though some of the gaffers and prop hands working on those movies may not be Leftist ideologues.

As for the Heinz workers, the vast majority are probably union and vote Democrat anyway. If there are conservative workers in the group too, for them I am sorry. But perhaps they should vote with their feet and go work for a company that doesn't fund extremist Leftist politicians and activists.

And as for your charges of "mob action," there is nothing anti-conservative about boycotting a product or a company for political reasons. Voting with one's pocketbook is as appropriate as voting with one's ballot.

46 posted on 04/15/2004 5:27:42 PM PDT by SpyGuy
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To: Grut
What happens when you find out Barbra Streisand owns, say, Ford stock?

Drive Chevys

47 posted on 04/15/2004 6:44:05 PM PDT by j_tull ("I may make you feel, but I can't make you think.")
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To: SpyGuy; All
I have been mulling over a personal boycott of Heinz products.

Let's face it. The Heinz Foundation makes donations to groups that many of us have strong philosophical disagreements with. Many of these groups have decided liberal leanings.

Theresa Heinz Kerry is also bankrolling her husband's candidacy with her dividends from Heinz stock. That's entirely her right to do so. I defend that.

But I will not buy Heinz products because I do not want any of my money to make it into the coffers of a liberal interest group or presidential candidate.

It's high time the people stood up and made it clear to the limousine liberals like John Kerry and his wife that "Enough is enough".

That's what I'm going to do!
48 posted on 04/15/2004 6:47:55 PM PDT by MplsSteve
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To: Kangaroo Court
The Truth About Heinz and Tides

A statement from Heinz Endowments President Maxwell King.

In recent weeks, The Heinz Endowments has been accused of using its funding of the Tides Center of Western Pennsylvania to advance a laundry list of partisan causes and fringe political groups. This accusation is simply wrong.

It originated in an opinion column written by a researcher for the conservative, Washington, D.C.-based Capital Research Center. The crux of CRC’s argument is that money directed by the Endowments to Tides is "fungible." By supporting projects through Tides, CRC alleged that Heinz has secretly funneled money to every other organization that has ever received funding through Tides Center and the separate Tides Foundation.

Since first being published in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, CRC’s accusation has been picked up and expanded in opinion pieces in a number of newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Post and the Washington Times. But not even these publications have leveled this allegation in actual news stories.

The reason why is obvious: The charge does not stand up to objective scrutiny. Four facts undercut it completely. First, by legally binding contract, every penny of Heinz’s support to Tides has been explicitly directed to specific projects in Pennsylvania. It cannot legally be redirected and is the exact opposite of fungible.

Second, the Tides Center is a provider of management and administrative services, and we have used it only for those services, not to advance Tides’ grantmaking agenda. Foundations from all across the country-many, like Heinz, with strong centrist agendas-use these services to incubate an array of nonprofit programs. So does the federal government. It is no more accurate to suggest that Heinz supports every one of these programs than it is to suggest that someone who contributes to a specific group through the United Way supports the agenda of every other United Way beneficiary.

Third, the projects we have supported through Tides speak for themselves. They include programs to test the career readiness of area high school students, protect Pittsburgh’s environment and retain young people in our region-hardly an extremist agenda.

Fourth and finally, information about every one of our Tides-related grants is and always has been readily available in our public filings, annual reports and here on our web site. Far from being secretive, we have been consistently open in detailing the nature of our grants to Tides and every other organization we fund.

Throughout its 63-year history, The Heinz Endowments has scrupulously observed both the letter and the spirit of the law barring foundations from partisan activity. That hasn’t changed. These accusations to the contrary are rooted in politics, not fact. They do a disservice to Howard Heinz Endowment chairman Teresa Heinz Kerry, whose stewardship of the Heinz family’s generous philanthropic legacy has been exemplary, and to our 16 other board members and 31 staff. Together, we remain committed to upholding the high ethical standards and proud traditions of one of America’s most respected charitable foundations.

To learn more, please click on the links below:

A complete list of Heinz Endowments grants to Tides and the projects they supported;

http://www.heinz.org/K.asp?loc=K,K2025&whr=c
49 posted on 04/15/2004 6:59:45 PM PDT by fight_truth_decay
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To: SpyGuy
there is nothing anti-conservative about boycotting a product or a company for political reasons. Voting with one's pocketbook is as appropriate as voting with one's ballot.

Right. But guilt by association is anti-conservative. If the Heinz company DID something you did not like --- that's another story. It did not: what you do not like is its name and nothing else.

50 posted on 04/15/2004 7:15:15 PM PDT by TopQuark
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