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Whole Foods "Buycott" Scheduled for Sept. 1
Digital Journal ^ | 8/29/09

Posted on 08/30/2009 10:29:30 PM PDT by FrdmLvr

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1 posted on 08/30/2009 10:29:30 PM PDT by FrdmLvr
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To: FrdmLvr

I’ll be sure to go there on Tuesday. We can’t afford to do our main shopping there, but we’ve been twice in the last couple of weeks because of this boycott from the lefties. We had never been there before.


2 posted on 08/30/2009 10:35:09 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: FrdmLvr

I think I’ll go on Monday instead. The parking lot is usually full, so on Tuesday I’m sure it will be on overload. One of my favorite stores!


3 posted on 08/30/2009 10:37:42 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: FrdmLvr

Rats, I have to shop tomorrow. I am sorry; Tuesday I cannot go there but tomorrow I can.


4 posted on 08/30/2009 10:38:35 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: FrdmLvr

wow.. I’m shopping tomorrow.


5 posted on 08/30/2009 10:39:45 PM PDT by Ancient Drive (And so I´m leaving ground - I leave the skylines of my life - I plough new lifelines in my skin)
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To: Yaelle

Well, then, I’ll see you there on Monday. ;)


6 posted on 08/30/2009 10:39:59 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: FrdmLvr

remember: they sell a lot more than just tofu and crunchy granola!


7 posted on 08/30/2009 10:43:36 PM PDT by ari-freedom (Obama acted stupidly...and that's after knowing all the facts.)
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8 posted on 08/30/2009 10:46:43 PM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: FrdmLvr

I wish we had one near here. Nice stores except the clientel is a bit iffy, but I hear that is getting better.


9 posted on 08/30/2009 10:47:03 PM PDT by JLS
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To: FrdmLvr

What a great idea. I sometimes go to the Whole Foods in Union Square in NYC, and I’ve always enjoyed the meat and produce I’ve bought there. I think I’ll participate in this.


10 posted on 08/30/2009 10:48:17 PM PDT by Rainbow Rising (Will the new government healthcare plan cover Obama fatigue?)
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To: I see my hands

Cool.


11 posted on 08/30/2009 10:50:13 PM PDT by FrdmLvr ("The people will believe what the media tells them they believe." Orwell)
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To: presently no screen name

OK; don’t forget your Whole Paycheck! LOL. I love that store but organic is ‘spensive. Still, we buy real foods and make them ourselves instead of packaged stuff, mostly.


12 posted on 08/30/2009 11:00:36 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: FrdmLvr

Boycott = Sept 1st

full cart = Sept 1st


13 posted on 08/30/2009 11:00:59 PM PDT by antiunion person (PALIN/COULTER 2012)
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To: FrdmLvr

Boycott = Sept 1st

full cart = Sept 1st


14 posted on 08/30/2009 11:01:09 PM PDT by antiunion person (PALIN/COULTER 2012)
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To: FrdmLvr
TY!

15 posted on 08/30/2009 11:05:53 PM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: FrdmLvr
I specifically went to Whole Foods and spent a ton of money in the days after the big controversy erupted. I explained to each clerk that I was impressed with their CEO’s position and that I was shopping to support his company for that reason....Not one clerk had any idea what I was talking about, I had to explain the entire situation to them!!!
16 posted on 08/30/2009 11:10:55 PM PDT by dianed
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To: FrdmLvr

I think they sell on Amazon in which case I will go buy a bunch of stuff from them.


17 posted on 08/30/2009 11:12:24 PM PDT by MarMema (Chains we can believe in)
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To: beaversmom

There’s a certain type of oatmeal that I’ve only found there. Guess Tuesday is the day to go get it!


18 posted on 08/30/2009 11:14:27 PM PDT by Christian4Bush ("A community organizer can't start bitching when communities organize." - Rush, 8/5/09)
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To: Christian4Bush

I’m getting some more of the Bolthouse Farms coffee drink. Wal-Mart no longer sells it.


19 posted on 08/30/2009 11:15:28 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: ari-freedom
remember: they sell a lot more than just tofu and crunchy granola!

Buycotters: tofu
Boycotters: STFU

20 posted on 08/30/2009 11:16:09 PM PDT by Christian4Bush ("A community organizer can't start bitching when communities organize." - Rush, 8/5/09)
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To: beaversmom
I’m getting some more of the Bolthouse Farms coffee drink. Wal-Mart no longer sells it.

AS big as that store is, I only get two things: Erewhon instant oatmeal with extra oat bran, and blackstrap molasses. The molasses never run out (no pun intended), but I could use some more of the oatmeal. And I hope no one "fronts" me...I'm in a foul enough mood about their side to nonfatally end up on the local evening news.

21 posted on 08/30/2009 11:19:48 PM PDT by Christian4Bush ("A community organizer can't start bitching when communities organize." - Rush, 8/5/09)
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To: Christian4Bush

Does the oatmeal come in flavors? It will be interesting to see if the boycotters are out in force on Tuesday.


22 posted on 08/30/2009 11:22:52 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Christian4Bush

Would that be steel cut?


23 posted on 08/30/2009 11:25:02 PM PDT by mckenzie7 (I am a European American! Silly me. I never realized that before! Thanks, oh great unifier!)
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To: Christian4Bush

I like tofu. :)
just had it in my hot and sour soup for lunch


24 posted on 08/30/2009 11:26:09 PM PDT by ari-freedom (Obama acted stupidly...and that's after knowing all the facts.)
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To: FrdmLvr

Count me in. I was already planning on going tomorrow, but can hold off until Tuesday...what’s one more morning without milk? ;^)


25 posted on 08/30/2009 11:27:21 PM PDT by top 2 toe red (O-B-A-M-A = One Big Ass Mistake, America.)
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To: FrdmLvr

I’ll make the 30 mile round trip in my SUV on Tuesday! I’ve been wanting to shop there anyhow for a couple of weeks anyway. But now it’ll be a full cart. Their food is expensive, and worth it.


26 posted on 08/30/2009 11:27:34 PM PDT by ducdriver (judica me, Deus, et discerne causam meam de gente non sancta. (Ps. 42))
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To: ducdriver; All

Actually, here in our area [Seattle] there is little difference in their prices and the prices at Safeway or Albertsons...and believe it or not QFC is more expensive than Whole Foods.


27 posted on 08/30/2009 11:31:52 PM PDT by top 2 toe red (O-B-A-M-A = One Big Ass Mistake, America.)
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To: FrdmLvr
Dread locks and tattoos(did I spell them correctly?)

That is what the employees look like here in California, but they are very courteous and helpful! I will be there on Tuesday with bells on, or maybe not bells, but I will be there, God willing!

28 posted on 08/30/2009 11:35:05 PM PDT by mckenzie7 (I am a European American! Silly me. I never realized that before! Thanks, oh great unifier!)
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To: Christian4Bush

They do indeed sell a large variety of products. I will be in there on Tuesday for my organic yogurt.


29 posted on 08/30/2009 11:37:21 PM PDT by mckenzie7 (I am a European American! Silly me. I never realized that before! Thanks, oh great unifier!)
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To: Yaelle
OK; don’t forget your Whole Paycheck!

I gotta get a job first! LOL Yeah, they are expensive. I go there for certain items only but I can very easily get carried away. I'll see you by the bakery goods and the homemade soup aisle. ;)
30 posted on 08/30/2009 11:38:44 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: top 2 toe red

Good point. Actually it’s probably about the same here (Colorado). Plus, you can snack on good stuff while you shop.


31 posted on 08/30/2009 11:40:52 PM PDT by ducdriver (judica me, Deus, et discerne causam meam de gente non sancta. (Ps. 42))
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To: FrdmLvr

Wish I could, no stores in Peoples Republic of NC and our “emergency” sales tax increase starts tues. I am buying whatever I might need today for the next few months as my boycott of the sales Tax.


32 posted on 08/31/2009 2:18:04 AM PDT by momincombatboots (The last experience of the sinner is the horrible enslavement of the freedom he desired. -C.S. Lewis)
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Cary, Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh and Winston Salem.....stores in each of ‘em.


33 posted on 08/31/2009 3:01:33 AM PDT by LexRex in TN ("A republic, if you can keep it.......")
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To: FrdmLvr

Whole Foods near us was packed the other evening.

The parking lot was jammed and it wasn’t easy finding a parking spot. Evidently this has more attention in the msm than the real Americans.


34 posted on 08/31/2009 3:50:52 AM PDT by Carley (WHEN YOU HONOR THE DISHONORABLE YOU SHOW YOUR OWN TRUE COLORS)
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To: FrdmLvr

The way my schedule is, Tuesday is my grocery day anyway. I have to go out of my way to shop at Whole Foods but I guess I will. Never have been in one of their stores before.


35 posted on 08/31/2009 4:21:15 AM PDT by Ticonderoga34 (Free Obama's Birth Certificate!)
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To: FrdmLvr

I started last night.


36 posted on 08/31/2009 4:34:24 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING!)
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To: LexRex in TN

I live in Asheville. Thanks for the info.


37 posted on 08/31/2009 4:07:34 PM PDT by momincombatboots (The last experience of the sinner is the horrible enslavement of the freedom he desired. -C.S. Lewis)
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To: FrdmLvr; Egon

We’re up for it tomorrow! If you’ve ever been in Whole Foods, it is like the old Berkeley Co-op Market — full of Barking Moonbat Greenie Vegans in Birkenstocks. Their lemming-like leftist boycott could really hurt Whole Foods. It is an amazing store, however, if you need things like goatmilk kefir and a large selection of organic produce.


38 posted on 08/31/2009 7:19:02 PM PDT by RhoTheta (Wipe out capitalism, no more money. You following me camera guy?)
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To: FrdmLvr
I shop at WF all the time, the beef is excellent. Also they sell Niman Ranch Applewood Smoked petite hams, delicious, I keep several in the freezer all the time. If you are trying to avoid high fructos corn syrup in every thing you buy, WF is the place to do it. I avoid the organic produce.
39 posted on 08/31/2009 7:29:45 PM PDT by Ditter
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I'm checking out those Niman Ranch Applewood smoked petite hams tomorrow. They sound wonderful. I love ham, but the nitrates. Are these low in nitrates?

I'll be going to the WF in Ann Arbor, right in the belly of the beast. I'm sure we'll be met with lots of crazies from the U of M. It should be fun.

40 posted on 08/31/2009 9:22:36 PM PDT by FrdmLvr ("The people will believe what the media tells them they believe." Orwell)
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TODAY — If you’re able, try to participate in the Whole Foods “BUYcott” to support John Mackey’s position against Obamacare.


41 posted on 09/01/2009 6:19:37 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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No nitrates or dextrose (corn). they contain water, salt, turbinado sugar, sodium phosphate, celery powder.lactic acid starter culture not from milk. They are the small butt end of the ham and absolutely delicious. I try to keep 3 or 4 in the freezer. I think you will like them. I went on line to try and buy them when WF ran out but they were more expensive that way so I just waited till they got more in.


42 posted on 09/01/2009 6:36:11 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: MayflowerMadam

Did my buycott this morning. Spent $16+ worth. I know that’s not a lot, but I can’t afford to do major shopping there. Got some salsa, mac and cheese, Choco soy milk, coffee drink, and some body wash :)


43 posted on 09/01/2009 8:03:25 AM PDT by beaversmom
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BTTT


44 posted on 09/01/2009 8:22:15 AM PDT by beaversmom
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For today’s BUYcott, I’ll spend about the same. As you, I can’t afford to shop there as a rule, but I want to help make a statement today.

Ironic, isn’t it, that the conservatives who supposedly are rolling in dough, can’t afford to shop there? It’s the oppressed and ne’er-do-well libtards who frequent the place. I don’t get it.


45 posted on 09/01/2009 10:09:32 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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I just came from my local WF on Woodway in Houston. I must say I don't think the boycott is working. The parking lot was packed and the store was bussling. I saw people of all types. Regular housewives like myself, working women in their office duds, well dressed men black and white, gays lesbians..... just the regular mix that I see there all the time.
46 posted on 09/01/2009 12:17:17 PM PDT by Ditter
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Just picked up a few things at Whole Foods in Thousand Oaks, CA. The place was hopping. Nobody was demonstrating for a boycott.


47 posted on 09/01/2009 1:15:42 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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I DID MY SHOPPING THERE TODAY, NEEDLESS TO SAY I WAS APPROACHED BY A NUT JOB WEARING AN OBAMA PIN AND A RE-ELECT MELISSA BEAN PIN (D)N.W.SUBURBS OF CHICAGO. THEY ASKED ME “ DIDN’T I THINK EVERYONE DESERVES HEALTH CARE”, I REPLIED- “DID YOU READ THE BILL?” THEY SAID NO AND I SAID TO THE NUT JOB TO GO READ IT BEFORE BOYCOTTING A BUSINESS! I ALSO TOLD THEM THAT EVERYONE GETS CARE WHEN NEEDED EVEN IF THEY HAVEN’T GOT INSURANCE. I ALSO TOLD HIM TO GO GET A JOB INSTEAD OF ANOYING EVERYONE WHO SHOPS FOR FOOD.


48 posted on 09/01/2009 3:48:37 PM PDT by oswegodeee ((Obama 08'-Pres. of the US--Obama 2012 President of the World) (This is what he wants).)
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To: ari-freedom

Yeah - I’m keen on picking up some rabbit, $2/lb fish chunks, aged beef, exotic cheeses, and plenty of other non-vegan yummies at Whole Foods.


49 posted on 09/01/2009 4:18:14 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (flag@whitehouse.gov may bounce messages but copies may be kept. Informants are still solicited.)
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RE: “For today’s BUYcott, I’ll spend about the same. As you, I can’t afford to shop there as a rule, but I want to help make a statement today.

Ironic, isn’t it, that the conservatives who supposedly are rolling in dough, can’t afford to shop there? It’s the oppressed and ne’er-do-well libtards who frequent the place. I don’t get it.”

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I’m on my way to a Whole Foods now — one of the older, funkier ones in Valley Village (Sherman Oaks/North Hollywood). It’s usually populated by the earth shoe wearing lefties of the area among others. Thus far in driving by I have not noticed any boycotting but who knows? I’ll get some hot food from deli and maybe a sorbet or something — just to make my statement. Fun, and not too expensive. And yes, somehow the oppressed lefties always seem to have money for Whole Foods.


50 posted on 09/01/2009 4:52:57 PM PDT by CaliforniaCon
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