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Election Cycle political donations, as reported by the Center for Responsive Politics
Shopping?
  1. Price Club/Costco donated $225K, 99% went to Democrats
  2. Rite Aid donated $517K, 60% went to Democrats
  3. Magla Products ( Stanley tools, Mr. Clean) donated $22K, 100% went to Democrats
  4. Warnaco (undergarments) donated $55K, 73% went to Democrats
  5. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia donated $153K, 99% went to Democrats
  6. Estee Lauder donated $448K, 95% went to Democrats
  7. Guess, Inc. donated $145K, 98% went to Democrats
  8. Calvin Klein donated $78K, 100% went to Democrats
  9. Liz Claiborne, Inc. donated $34K, 97% went to Democrats
  10. Levi Straus donated $26K, 97% went to Democrats
  11. Olan Mills donated $175K, 99% went to Democrats
  12. WalMart donated $467K, 97% went to Republicans
  13. K-Mart donated $524K, 86% went to Republicans
  14. Home Depot donated $298K, 89% went to Republicans
  15. Target donated $226K, 70% went to Republicans
  16. Circuit City Stores donated $261K, 95% went to Republicans
  17. 3M Co. donated $281K, 87% went to Republicans
  18. Hallmark Cards donated $319K, 92% went to Republicans
  19. Amway donated $391K, 100% Republicans
  20. Kohler Co. (plumbing fixtures) donated $283K, 100% Republicans
  21. B.F. Goodrich (tires) donated $215K, 97% went to Republicans
  22. Proctor & Gamble donated $243K, 79% went to Republicans
  23. Spirits Southern Wine & Spirits donated $213K, 73% went to Democrats
  24. J. Seagrams & Sons (incl. beverage business + considerable media interests) donated $2M+, 67% went to Democrats
  25. Gallo Winery donated $337K, 95% went to Democrats
  26. Coors & Budweiser donated $174K, 92% went to Republicans
  27. 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?
  1. Sonic Corporation donated $83K, 98% went to Democrats
  2. Triarc Companies (Arby’s, T.J. Cinnamon’s, Pasta Connections) donated $112K, 96% went to Democrats
  3. Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. (chicken) donated $366K, 100% went to Republicans
  4. Outback Steakhouse donated $641K, 95% went to Republicans
  5. Tricon Global Restaurants (KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell) donated $133K, 87% went to Republicans
  6. Brinker International (Maggiano’s, Brinker Cafe, Chili’s, On the Border, Macaroni Grill, Crazymel’s, Corner Baker, EatZis) donated $242K, 83% went to Republicans
  7. Waffle House donated $279K, 100% went to Republicans
  8. McDonald’s Corp. donated $197K, 86% went to Republicans
  9. Darden Restaurants (Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Smokey Bones, Bahama Breeze) donated $121K, 89% went to Republicans
  10. Heinz Republicans $64,000 Democrats $21,300!!!!! John Kerry’s wife’s company!!!


Traveling and/or dining?
  1. Hyatt Corporation donated $187K of which 80% went to Democrats
  2. Marriott International $323K, 81% went to Republicans
  3. Holiday Inns donated $38K, 71% went to Republicans

That’s the list. It is really quite revealing.

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Bill Whittle’s Channel has a look at the numbers. What do you think?