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Burger King Posts RANK ‘Cow Farts & Burps’ Climate Change Propaganda

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July 14th, 2020 3:26 PM

It’s official: 2020 corporate America has gone bonkers. Burger King’s latest Twitter antics promoting climate change through a children’s video is just the latest example.

In Rush to Condemn Burger King, 'Hardball' Host Makes Whopper of a Fac

August 27th, 2014 9:35 PM
In his rush to flame-broil Burger King as an unpatriotic fast-food joint looking to skip out on paying its taxes to Uncle Sam, MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews sought to enlist the famously pro-free market, pro-capitalism Wall Street Journal. The only problem is his claim is 100 percent Grade A baloney. "The Wall Street Journal lead editorial today came out against it.... The lead…

Networks Fret Over Burger King 'Defecting' to Canada to Pay Lower Taxe

August 27th, 2014 2:24 PM
As news broke on Tuesday of Burger King buying Tim Hortons and moving its corporate headquarters to Canada, the broadcast networks quickly adopted the liberal talking point that the fast food chain was being unpatriotic by avoiding high U.S. tax rates. On Tuesday's ABC World News, anchor Diane Sawyer proclaimed: "Burger King, home of the Whopper, accused of doing something a lot of…

CBS Hits Warren Buffett From Left Over Burger King Deal: ‘Capitalist

August 27th, 2014 10:55 AM
Ever since fast food chain Burger King announced its desire to purchase Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons, CBS has done its best to play up the supposed backlash the company will face as it moves its headquarters overseas to lower its tax burden.  On Wednesday morning, following the news that billionaire investor Warren Buffett is helping finance the merger, CBS This Morning…

CNN's Costello Lauds 'Very Smart' Burger King Merger; 'Depressed' Cong

August 26th, 2014 5:27 PM
On Tuesday's CNN Newsroom, Carol Costello refreshingly complimented Burger King's planned merger with Canadian restaurant chain Tim Hortons as a "very smart business move" that will "save the company money." Costello turned to CNN correspondent Christine Romans, who spotlighted how "corporate taxes are lower in Canada than they are in the U.S.," and that…

CBS Plays Up Backlash Against Burger King’s Move To Canada: ‘Some

August 26th, 2014 9:56 AM
For the second day in a row, CBS did its best to hype opposition to fast food chain Burger King after it announced plans to purchase Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons and relocate to Canada to lower its tax burden.  On Tuesday, CBS This Morning fill-in anchor Anthony Mason introduced a segment by boosting how “Main street and some in Washington are fuming about the…

Reporting Burger King Merger Plans, CBS's Mason Notes Obama Opposition

August 25th, 2014 9:30 PM
Tonight's CBS Evening News spent 63 seconds on the Burger King fast-food chain's plan to merge with Canadian donut chain Tim Hortons, a move which would also relocate the new company to Ontario, Canada,  for "substantial tax savings" where the corporate tax rate is much more favorable for business (15 percent) than the present federal corporate rate (35 percent). …

Daily Beast Slams 'Benedict Arnold' Burger King for Planned 'Inversion

August 25th, 2014 4:53 PM
"Patriotism may be the last refuge of a scoundrel, as Samuel Johnson put it, but a lack of it may be the last refuge of corporate executives who have run out of ideas on how to improve their business," groused Daily Beast global finance editor Daniel Gross in the open of his 9-paragraph screed "Burger King Plots Canadian Invasion to Save His Faltering Kingdom." "It’…