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MindPilot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-12-09 03:45 PM
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12. I shopped there while my local Von's workers were on strike
But no more. I also found out recently they drug test employees.
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  -Whole Foods (CEO) is Anti-health care reform villager  Aug-12-09 03:27 PM   #0 
  - Is He Going To Advertise On Glen Beck's Show Too?.......nt  global1   Aug-12-09 03:30 PM   #1 
  - I guess the "support" question might be: Will DUers still shop there?  villager   Aug-12-09 03:31 PM   #2 
  - I don't shop there to begin with  abumbyanyothername   Aug-12-09 03:35 PM   #3 
  - Massively overpriced food...  trumad   Aug-12-09 03:36 PM   #4 
  - You don't shop there. I know this for a fact. You have walked in once.  wackadoodle   Aug-12-09 04:18 PM   #26 
  - Me neither, but I know now that I never will.  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Aug-12-09 06:34 PM   #53 
  - I've read the article  customerserviceguy   Aug-12-09 03:37 PM   #5 
  - Transparency won't work with medical  abumbyanyothername   Aug-12-09 03:43 PM   #10 
  - Not in the emergency room  customerserviceguy   Aug-12-09 04:07 PM   #17 
     - Single payer is a better response to this problem  abumbyanyothername   Aug-12-09 04:31 PM   #30 
     - Single payer is a great response to this problem  customerserviceguy   Aug-12-09 04:39 PM   #33 
        - Well,  abumbyanyothername   Aug-12-09 04:44 PM   #34 
           - I do appreciate  customerserviceguy   Aug-12-09 05:08 PM   #38 
     - As Obama states  Celebration   Aug-12-09 05:10 PM   #40 
     - The question is  customerserviceguy   Aug-12-09 05:54 PM   #43 
        - it is the issue of the day, but not really my issue  Celebration   Aug-12-09 10:09 PM   #54 
     - It's impossible to price shop healthcare well. It's rigged  Go2Peace   Aug-12-09 11:44 PM   #55 
     - It is difficult, even impossible to shop, I will agree  customerserviceguy   Aug-13-09 07:51 AM   #64 
     - I have breast cancer.  Luminous Animal   Aug-13-09 03:32 AM   #60 
        - Working while really sick - been there, done that.  endarkenment   Aug-13-09 06:49 AM   #62 
        - What if there were one "shopping" website  customerserviceguy   Aug-13-09 07:57 AM   #65 
           - they do that for medicare and it is a nightmare trying to find out who  angstlessk   Aug-13-09 09:16 AM   #70 
              - Ok, that's one of the things that needs to be regulated  customerserviceguy   Aug-13-09 04:58 PM   #72 
  - How do you save for a freaking heart transplant?  endarkenment   Aug-12-09 03:50 PM   #13 
  - We are consumers of all kinds of things  customerserviceguy   Aug-12-09 04:13 PM   #20 
     - We're not "Consumers", were neighbors and citizens.  Go2Peace   Aug-12-09 11:52 PM   #56 
        - Sorry, I see you advocate single payer tempered by educated purchasing  Go2Peace   Aug-12-09 11:59 PM   #57 
  - High deductible HSA he is advocating is bullshit --  Hell Hath No Fury   Aug-12-09 04:01 PM   #16 
     - I will agree that the do-nothing policies sold along with HSAs  customerserviceguy   Aug-12-09 04:17 PM   #25 
  - I'll stop shopping there and I will tell them why.  graywarrior   Aug-12-09 03:38 PM   #6 
  - Overpriced overrated yuppie-mart  Zomby Woof   Aug-12-09 03:42 PM   #7 
  - Hmm...If you had actually shopped there, you would realize that it's not all overpriced stuff  wackadoodle   Aug-12-09 04:11 PM   #18 
  - I have actually shopped there  Zomby Woof   Aug-12-09 04:31 PM   #31 
  - You can buy their house brand stuff for less..  girl gone mad   Aug-12-09 04:51 PM   #35 
  - the only good product is/was whole nutmeg in their spice section, very difficult to find  amborin   Aug-12-09 05:56 PM   #45 
  - I have taken a look, and decided No.....  Alameda   Aug-12-09 05:09 PM   #39 
  - oh please. whole foods is good because it has a lot of hard to find choices  paulsby   Aug-12-09 05:48 PM   #42 
  - Is that you, John? John's known to troll on msg boards to talk about himself.  Stephanie   Aug-12-09 06:18 PM   #49 
  - Bullshit  Fading Captain   Aug-13-09 08:33 AM   #68 
  - Pretty much agreed. Stepped foot in one for 1st time last week -- won't be back.  quiet.american   Aug-12-09 04:27 PM   #29 
     - They had a decent microbrew selection  Zomby Woof   Aug-12-09 04:34 PM   #32 
  - Glad I stopped shopping there over 5 years ago  DebbieCDC   Aug-12-09 03:42 PM   #8 
  - And Savage Weiner is an expert on herbal medicine -  endarkenment   Aug-12-09 03:43 PM   #9 
  - Could never  Libertas1776   Aug-12-09 03:43 PM   #11 
  - I shopped there while my local Von's workers were on strike  MindPilot   Aug-12-09 03:45 PM   #12 
  - They drug test their emplyees???  FourScore   Aug-12-09 05:20 PM   #41 
  - I honestly had no idea  sharp_stick   Aug-12-09 03:50 PM   #14 
  - what an asshole. guess they just lost another customer until they fire this dickhead. n/t  orleans   Aug-12-09 03:53 PM   #15 
  - Republicans own almost every supermarket chain in the Dallas area  derby378   Aug-12-09 04:13 PM   #19 
  - If the CEO of Whole Foods cared about peoples health  asdjrocky   Aug-12-09 04:14 PM   #21 
  - There is no reason to listen to this man.  PetrusMonsFormicarum   Aug-12-09 04:14 PM   #22 
  - Exactly. When a company holds a meeting and says  kevinbgoode   Aug-13-09 03:09 AM   #59 
  - I never liked Whole Foods anyway...  ljm2002   Aug-12-09 04:14 PM   #23 
  - "whole paycheck" too darned expensive,  amborin   Aug-12-09 05:58 PM   #46 
  - i will never shop at whole foods again.  nashville_brook   Aug-12-09 04:15 PM   #24 
  - "individual empowerment" = injured people can't sue  Eric J in MN   Aug-12-09 04:20 PM   #27 
  - Instinctively, I've never liked Whole Foods stores -- with this revelation, now I know why. nt  quiet.american   Aug-12-09 04:24 PM   #28 
  - Further proof- hippies aren't necessarily liberal  imdjh   Aug-12-09 04:57 PM   #36 
  - I would describe Whole Foods as "yuppie" not "hippie"  Hippo_Tron   Aug-12-09 05:05 PM   #37 
  - I'm glad people are starting  Yunomi   Aug-12-09 05:56 PM   #44 
  - The left needs to have a revolution like the Reagan Revolution..  girl gone mad   Aug-12-09 06:11 PM   #47 
     - We hade one of those. Revolution, that is. It was called the 60s.  Luminous Animal   Aug-13-09 03:51 AM   #61 
  - thanks for the head's up  CitizenPatriot   Aug-12-09 06:15 PM   #48 
  - According to the KOS poll, they just lost at over 2400 regular customers because this prick just had  Shagbark Hickory   Aug-12-09 06:20 PM   #50 
  - Shop at local organic markets and food co-ops.....Screw Whole Check Market.  marmar   Aug-12-09 06:22 PM   #51 
  - I worked at one of the first WF when I was in between gigs  Sterling   Aug-12-09 06:27 PM   #52 
  - ...yet another reason I'm a Trader Joe's customer  REP   Aug-13-09 01:59 AM   #58 
  - Boycott.  Vinca   Aug-13-09 07:13 AM   #63 
  - Whole Foods is about profits, not promoting healthy living  marshall   Aug-13-09 08:28 AM   #66 
  - Fuck Whole Foods  Fading Captain   Aug-13-09 08:31 AM   #67 
  - Yup. I don't shop there anymore. I shop CostCo.  lunatica   Aug-13-09 08:35 AM   #69 
  - The vast majority of his company's customers have health care insurance  Freddie Stubbs   Aug-13-09 09:33 AM   #71 
  - Why are people in this thread mad at Mackey for providing his employees with such a wonderful plan?  Imperfect World   Aug-14-09 08:12 PM   #73 
 

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