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Republicans and Democrats can now determine where to shop and spend their money!!!

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posted on Aug, 20 2012 @ 08:33 PM
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I’m and independent, so I guess this list doesn’t really apply to me. But for those die hard Democrats and Republicans, you might find this quite useful…


BE YOU A DEMOCRAT OR REPUBLICAN - AMERICANS CAN NOW DETERMINE WHERE TO SHOP AND SPEND THEIR MONEY (Election Cycle political donations, as reported by the Center for Responsive Politics.)

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Shopping:

Price Club/Costco donated $225K, 99% went to Democrats

Rite Aid donated $517K, 60% went to Democrats

Magla Products ( Stanley tools, Mr. Clean) donated $22K, 100% went to Democrats

Warnaco (undergarments) donated $55K, 73% went to Democrats

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia donated $153K, 99% went to Democrats

Estee Lauder donated $448K, 95% went to Democrats

Guess, Inc. donated $145K, 98% went to Democrats

Calvin Klein donated $78K, 100% went to Democrats

Liz Claiborne, Inc. donated $34K, 97% went to Democrats

Levi Straus donated $26K, 97% went to Democrats

Olan Mills donated $175K, 99% went to Democrats

WalMart donated $467K, 97% went to Republicans

K-Mart donated $524K, 86% went to Republicans

Home Depot donated $298K, 89% went to Republicans

Target donated $226K, 70% went to Republicans

Circuit City Stores donated $261K, 95% went to Republicans

3M Co. donated $281K, 87% went to Republicans

Hallmark Cards donated $319K, 92% went to Republicans

Amway donated $391K, 100% Republicans

Kohler Co. (plumbing fixtures) donated $283K, 100% Republicans

B.F. Goodrich (tires) donated $215K, 97% went to Republicans

Proctor & Gamble donated $243K, 79% went to Republicans

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Spirits

Southern Wine & Spirits donated $213K, 73% went to Democrats

Joseph E. Seagrams & Sons (incl. beverage Business and considerable media interests) donated $2M+, 67% went to Democrats

Gallo Winery donated $337K, 95% went to Democrats

Coors & Budweiser donated $174K, 92% went to Republicans

Brown-Forman Corp. (Southern Comfort, Jack Daniels, Bushmills, Korbel Wines, Lenox China , Dansk and Gorham Silver)donated $644 K -- 80% went to Republicans

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Hungry?

Sonic Corporation donated $83K, 98% went to Democrats

Triarc Companies (Arby's, T.J. Cinnamon's, Pasta Connections) donated $112K, 96% went to Democrats

Pilgrim's Pride Corp. (chicken) donated $366K, 100% went to Republicans

Outback Steakhouse donated $641K, 95% went to Republicans

Tricon Global Restaurants (KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell) donated $133K, 87% went to Republicans

Brinker International (Maggiano's, Brinker Cafe, Chili's, On the Border, Macaroni Grill, Crazymel's, Corner Baker, EatZis) donated $242K, 83% went to Republicans

Waffle House donated $279K, 100% went to Republicans

McDonald's Corp. donated $197K, 86% went to Republicans

Darden Restaurants (Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Smokey Bones, Bahama Breeze) donated $121K, 89% went to Republicans

Heinz Republicans $64,000 Democrats $21,300!!!!! John Kerry's wife's company!!! No, she controls the foundation but the company is public I am sure!

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Traveling and/or dining

Hyatt Corporation donated $187K of which 80% went to Democrats

Marriott International $323K, 81% went to Republicans

Holiday Inns donated $38K, 71% went to Republicans




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posted on Aug, 20 2012 @ 10:34 PM
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Nice Thread!

Please everyone add as many as they can. What about companies like Sony or Nintendo? There's 1000's that can be looked up.

Here's some from gaming site 1up.com:

Big Names in Gaming Industry Donate to Presidential Campaigns


[Republican donations:

Will Wright: (Spore, The Sims) $3,000 to McCain; previously donated $2,350 to Giuliani
Bobby Kotick (Activision CEO) $2,300 to McCain; previously donated $2,100 to Romney
Curt Schilling (38 Studios) $2,300 to McCain.

Democrat donations:

Strauss Zelnick (Chairman, Take-Two) $2,000 to Obama; had previously donated to $2,500 to Edwards, $1,000 each to Biden & Richardson
Ben Feder (CEO, Take-Two) contributed $1,000 to Biden in 2007
Sam Houser (Rockstar) $4,600 to Obama
Patricia Vance (president, ESRB) $2,000 to Obama
John Riccitiello (CEO, EA) $4,600 to Obama
John Smedley (Sony Online Entertainment) $2,300 to Obama
Richard Garriott (a.k.a. "Lord British") (Ultima series, NC Soft) $2,300 to Hillary Clinton
Alex Rigopulos (CEO, Harmonix) $32,900 to Obama
Kathy Vrabeck (president, EA Casual) $2,300 to Obama
George Lucas (LucasFilm) $33,100 to Obama
Doug Lowenstein (former ESA head) $2,300 to Hillary Clinton
Kenneth Doroshow (new ESA general counsel) $2,500 to Obama
Gabe Newell (pres., Valve) $2,300 to Dodd /ex]



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