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    Rut-Roh!!! DUmmies pissed at Whole Foods. Again.



    Wed Jan 16, 2013, 12:11 PM
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    Whole Foods CEO: Obamacare Is ‘Like Fascism’

    By Sy Mukherjee on Jan 16, 2013 at 11:32 am



    In an interview with NPR, Whole Foods CEO and self-professed libertarian John Mackey revived his previous criticism of Obamacare — but this time, with a new twist. While Mackey incorrectly denounced the landmark health reform law as “socialism” in a controversial 2009 Wall Street Journal op-ed, the multimillionaire CEO has revised his assessment and now considers Obamacare — also incorrectly — to be closer to “fascism”:

    “Technically speaking, it’s more like fascism. Socialism is where the government owns the means of production. In fascism, the government doesn’t own the means of production, but they do control it, and that’s what’s happening with our healthcare programs and these reforms.”

    Although fascist nations do often control their “means of production,” Mackey seems to have forgotten that they usually utilize warfare, forced mass mobilization of the public, and politically-motivated violence against their own peoples to achieve their ends. By contrast, Obamacare regulates some of the insurance industry’s shoddiest practices and imposes a small tax penalty on Americans who refuse to purchase government-subsidized private insurance.

    That hasn’t stopped other conservative critics of Obamacare from making similar statements. In 2011, former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum decried that America was falling into the throes of fascism, and that the health reform law was the “final death knell.”

    http://thinkprogress.org/health/2013...acare-fascism/

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    Why doesn't someone jump in and explain point by point what fascism is and then explain how Obamacare is different and what it classifies as.
    The difference between pigs and people is that when they tell you you're cured it isn't a good thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockntractor View Post
    Why doesn't someone jump in and explain point by point what fascism is and then explain how Obamacare is different and what it classifies as.
    That would require thought, logic, and specific knowledge.

    Oh, and a brain cell that wasn't saturated with THC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elspeth View Post
    That would require thought, logic, and specific knowledge.

    Oh, and a brain cell that wasn't saturated with THC.

    They should all go on a hunger strike.
    The difference between pigs and people is that when they tell you you're cured it isn't a good thing.
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    5. How can he be so successful and yet so profoundly stupid?
    Think about it DUmmy. Think...about...it. Go on, I'll wait. If these guys are successful maybe they are not stupid. Maybe you are. ;)
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    There's a lot of...Krogers is better, Trader Joes has better stuff, WholeFoods sucked anyway, I only went there because there was no one else, etc.

    I wonder if Rachel Mancow became CEO would they suddenly have a change of heart.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SarasotaRepub View Post
    Rut-Roh!!! DUmmies pissed at Whole Foods. Again.






    You vill NOT be critical of Lord Obama!!!!

    If your company caters to liberals, you can't piss them off too much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lanie View Post
    If your company caters to liberals, you can't piss them off to much.
    I think just as many conservatives as liberals have been scammed by the organic food industry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockntractor View Post
    I think just as many conservatives as liberals have been scammed by the organic food industry.

    That's for sure! I've told SLW that organic BS is...well, BS. Now that is organic!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by SarasotaRepub View Post
    That's for sure! I've told SLW that organic BS is...well, BS. Now that is organic!!!
    I was fooled into the organic food thing from about 1986-1990, i had subscriptions to mother earth news, organic gardening and a couple of commercial publications. I wanted to grow and sell organic fruit and produce, after 4 years of ruined fruit and eating buggy vegetables(what few were left after grasshoppers stripped the trees and plants of all their leaves) I finally said to hell with it and got a pesticide license. Four years later my neighbor's meth lab exploded and burned the whole orchard down, I had two fruit trees left but the drought killed one last year.
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