Americans Can Determine Where to Spend Money

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    AMERICANS CAN NOW DETERMINE WHERE TO SHOP AND SPEND THEIR MONEY.
    Election Cycle political donations, as reported by the Center for Responsive Politics.
    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

    Spirits

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

    Joseph E. Seagrams & Sons (incl. beverage business + 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 - as well as Lenox China , Dansk, Gorham Silver) donated $644 K -- 80% went to Republicans

    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!!!
    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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