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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Political Donations and where to spend your money?

Political Donations and where to spend your money?

 
   Political DONATIONS
This gives us something to think about...
 
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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