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CEO’s op-ed piece on health care viewed as risky

Website opposing Whole Foods chief gains members

In his op-ed piece, John Mackey decried new entitlements that would create ‘billions of dollars of new unfunded deficits.’ In his op-ed piece, John Mackey decried new entitlements that would create ‘billions of dollars of new unfunded deficits.’
By Calvin Hennick
Globe Correspondent / August 25, 2009

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At a time when the subject of health care reform is being debated nationwide, some business analysts say it was risky for Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey to pen an opinion piece this month in The Wall Street Journal in which he wrote that people have no “intrinsic right to health care.’’ (Full article: 759 words)

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