I did a quick search for the owner/CEO of B&N. It is very difficult to find out what political choice William Lynch, CEO of Barns and Noble, has. His address, background, and friends are all public knowledge. Yet his political contributions and support are a mystery. Try an internet search or records search of him. All the info avoids politics... interesting.
Why do you seek that information?
Why do you seek that information?
He wants to know?
Well, if we don't know, it must be a secret.
A big chunk of Americans seem to be politically apathetic. Perhaps we are more stable for that.
Mr. Lynch graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Economics and received his MBA from the Columbia School of Business.
Take an educated guess.
As long as I can keep getting my coffee and gun magazines there....
I think this was influenced from another thread
Sorry it took so long to get back to this. I was at a party.
Because I vote with my ballot AND my money.
Price Club/Costco donated $225K, of which 99% went to Democrats
Rite Aid, $517K, 60% to Democrats
Magla Products (Stanley tools, Mr. Clean), $22K, 100% to Democrats
Warnaco (undergarments), $55K, 73% to Democrats
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, $153K, 99% to Democrats
Estee Lauder, $448K, 95% to Democrats
Guess? Inc., $145K, 98% to Democrats
Calvin Klein, $78K, 100% to Democrats
Liz Claiborne, Inc., $34K, 97% to Democrats
Levi Straus, $26K, 97% to Democrats
Olan Mills, $175K, 99% to Democrats
WalMart, $467K, 97% to Republicans;
K-Mart, $524K, 86% to Republicans
Home Depot, $298K, 89% to Republicans;
Target, $226K, 70% to Republicans;
3M Co., $281K, 87% to Republicans;
Hallmark Cards, $319K, 92% to Republicans;
Amway, $391K, 100% Republican;
Kohler Co. (plumbing fixtures), $283K, 100% Republicans;
B.F. Goodrich (tires), $215K, 97% to Republicans;
Proctor & Gamble, $243K, 79% to Republicans
NOTE: Whole Foods management is Republican and spoke out against Obamacare.
Progressive .... 100% Democrats
and matched by Soros !
Southern Wine & Spirits, $213K, 73% to Democrats
Joseph E. Seagrams & Sons (incl. Beverage business + considerable media
interests), $2M+, 67% Democrats
Gallo Winery, $337K, 95% to Democrats
Coors, $174K, 92% to Republicans; (also Budweiser - SD);
Brown-Forman Corp. (Southern Comfort, Jack Daniels,
Bushmills, Korbel wines - as well as Lenox China ,
Dansk, Gorham Silver), $644 K -- 80% to Republicans;
Sonic Corporation, $83K, 98% to Democrats
Triarc Companies (Arby's, T.J. Cinnamon's, Pasta Connections), $112K, 96% to Democrats
Pilgrim's Pride Corp. (chicken), $366K, 100% Republican;
Outback Steakhouse, $641K, 95% Republican;
Tricon Global Restaurants (KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell ), $133K, 87% Republican;
Brinker International (Maggiano's, Brinker Cafe, Chili's, On the Border,
Macaroni Grill, Crazymel's, Corner Baker, EatZis), $242K, 83% Republican;
Waffle House, $279K, 100% Republican;
McDonald’s Corp., $197K, 86% Republican;
Darden Restaurants (Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Smokey Bones,
Bahama Breeze), $121K, 89% Republican;
Traveling and/or dining:
Hyatt Corporation, $187K, 80% to Democrats
Marriott International, $323K, 81% to Republicans;
Holiday Inns, $38K, 71% to Republicans..
Just by my lifestyle I already support the ones who support the republicans and stay out of the liberal supporters.
I wouldn't waste my money on Calvin Klein clothes, Martha Stewart overpriced junk or put up with Costco's crap.
I do already shop at Wal-Mart, Home Depot and my house is full of Proctor and Gamble products.
And I eat at McDonald's who gave 86% republican!
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