On August 16th people gathered on the sidewalk in front of Whole Foods
in Berkeley to let customers know that its founder, CEO and Chairman of
the Board, John Mackey, is working to prevent public funding of health
In an August 11th opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal (it is also
available on the Whole Foods website), Mackey wrote in a piece entitled
"The Whole Foods Alternative to ObamaCare" that the "last thing our
country needs is a massive new health-care entitlement" and that health
care for the poor should take place through "voluntary, tax-deductible
donations" rather than government funding. He goes on to ask "While all
of us empathize with those who are sick, how can we say that all people
have more of an intrinsic right to health care than they have to food
from here. – great site for Bay Area info.
Oh well, I ought to be shopping at Berkeley Bowl anyway.
Poo on him.