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Whole Foods Founder Says Global
Warming “Not that Big a Deal”

CNBC, by Staff

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Posted By:earlybird, 1/25/2013 8:24:10 AM

John Mackey, the co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, seems like a man of contradictions. His company’s motto is “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet” -- yet he says there’s an upside to global warming, and he’s reportedly wary of labor unions. (Snip)“I haven’t been outspoken about global warming. I’ve been smeared quite a bit in the media about it – all of a sudden, I’m a climate change denier. I mean, climate change is obviously occurring. So -- it´s gotten a little bit warmer. I guess my position on it is that I don´t think that´s that big

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Sees gradual warming as a good thing. And he´s against any "regulations" re global warming. Leave free enterprise alone.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/25/2013 8:28:42 AM     (No. 9138196)

This is going to enrage the envirocommies who form a substantial part of his clientele. He´s right, though.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Msctex1, 1/25/2013 8:44:54 AM     (No. 9138238)

Wow. Gutsy guy. Because this is truly heresy amongst a huge part of his clientele. This could cost him a great deal. Hopefully it won´t.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JAN, 1/25/2013 8:47:17 AM     (No. 9138241)

Global warming is a myth.

If true it would be a good thing as the growing seasons would be longer and there would be less starvation around the world.

Sadly, we seem to be entering a cooling cycle that would only make the food shortages worse.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Northcross, 1/25/2013 8:59:46 AM     (No. 9138278)

"seems like a man of contradictions". Not really. The hoax of global warming is an affront to the effective management of the planet´s resources.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rather Read, 1/25/2013 9:26:00 AM     (No. 9138341)

He seems to be a libertarian/conservative. How much you want to bet he´ll backtrack on this too? His moonbat constituency will have a fit.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lancelink1, 1/25/2013 9:31:03 AM     (No. 9138358)

Oh oh. Now he is a denier too. Things will not end well for him.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Shucky, 1/25/2013 9:32:35 AM     (No. 9138363)

The only way that alternative energy could be feasible would be with a world population a fraction of what it is now, and/or most people lived off the land, that is, a return to an agrarian society. So progress back to a time when most people are dirt poor farmers struggling to survive. And probably a return of an aristocracy, in the form of leftist elites who can live as lavishly as ever.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/25/2013 9:34:16 AM     (No. 9138366)

Stay tuned for the complete denial tomorrow.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Salt5792, 1/25/2013 9:47:40 AM     (No. 9138402)

I hope Mackey continues to speak the truth. He´s a good man to have on our side.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 1/25/2013 10:16:04 AM     (No. 9138487)

He won´t lose his customers. The feel good crowd has no where else to go. Same reason democrats won´t lose the liberal vote. There are no alternatives.

Plus, all the other grocery stores use plastic bags and white rice in their sushi. Eewwwwew, plastic bags and white rice!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: olcap, 1/25/2013 10:23:29 AM     (No. 9138502)

I think this guy plays the gullible like a virtuoso. It´s quite humorous to watch.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: smcchk, 1/25/2013 10:24:37 AM     (No. 9138506)

I wholly devote myself to shopping at Whole Foods whenever possible!

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