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Tea party in aisle five at Whole Foods

Do only Prius-driving, gay-marriage-supporting, organic-crazed liberals shop at Whole Foods? Not anymore.

Since Aug. 11, when Whole Foods Chief Executive John Mackey published an opinion article in the Wall Street Journal opposing President Obama's healthcare reform ideas, customers who disagree have boycotted -- or at least have claimed to be boycotting -- the high-end supermarket chain.

In response, a lot of other people, who oppose the proposed reforms, have apparently developed a sudden taste for organic kumquats. Read more on the Whole Foods saga here:

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Attention Wal-Mart, and Cosco shoppers, please stay at your stores. Whole Foods doesn't sell the high fat, sodium, white flour products that you stuff your families faces with.

For a look at what the parties look like, here are some from the Sacramento event:



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