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But then we'd have to moderate our own personal greed and ego and, like, maybe only have ONE yacht, and probably not even a big one. Who has the right to ask me to consider living such a hellish life?

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I didn't know anything about him either, and I agree it's too bad to learn after the fact so to speak. His products make it easy for me to get nutritional yeast and TVP at many regular supermarkets now, something unheard of for most of my adult life (tho this availability of healthy stuff did seem to put our local food co-op out of business, a place I still miss!)

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Maybe if Pullman had willed his company to his employees he wouldn't have had to be buried under feet of steel re-enforced concrete to prevent said employees from digging up and desecrating his body.

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Yes. One of the good guys. Too bad they come in ones. Also whats with the video the won't play in Canada. Sorry. That's rude.

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Dok! Hope you feel better soonest.

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Lots of people don't know what it's like to live with a food intolerance like celiac sprue, in which consuming products with gluten in them can *kill*. I know at least two people who have to, and contending with institutions and eateries and the like who don't get it and don't want to bother takes up entirely too much of their time. So I shout out a loud HUZZAH!!! to Bob Moore for making products one can be proud of, leaving the company to his employees as stock in the business, and making it possible for gluten-intolerant people to live and even enjoy a pancake or a brownie, among other baked and cooked goods. What a fine human he was. Thanks, Dok!

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My gluten-intolerant wife swears by the gluten free products... What an awesome company to support. Thanks!!

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It's a crime Bob's Red Mill 10-grain cereal is not available in every friggin' grocery store in Uh-Merkin... That shit is the bomb and it's nice to know Moore was one of us!

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II guess he didn't sell out cuz he knew his workers kneaded the dough.

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Bob, we ba-rye-ly knew ye *sobs glutinously*

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Man, I have to admit we use a lot of Bob’s products but I sort of assumed they were owned by some big corporation so this is amazing news.

Now I’m going to think of him every morning when I put a spoonful of flaxseed meal on my morning oatmeal.

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We met a good friend and his wife for breakfast at Bob's Mill Store in Milwaukee last summer. It was great and the range of products is mind-blowing. If you're ever in the Portland area, go.

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There really is no difference between unfettered capitalism, fascism, and MAGetism.

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I've been thinking of going to the supermarket tonight anyway, so I might as well pick up a Bob's Red Mill product while there.

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We already have hybrid capitalism, though it could use more hybrid. Every developed country has a mix of capitalism and social programs. The notion that it's a choice between 100% capitalism or 100% socialism is superstition; it's not fact. We need universal healthcare, which should not be for profit. On the other hand, snack cakes can be pure capitalism since they are not a necessity for a good, healthy life. (They can be tasty, though.)

The argument about capitalism versus social programs will always be silly until we make it clear that we can have a mix of the two.

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Agree 100%. I’m a fan of modernized FDR-style economics: (1) WELL-REGULATED capitalism, with (2) a broad social safety net. Such a system provides the greatest good for the greatest number of people, IMHO.

The tension in this country is that the GOP is always trying to do with the regulations governing capitalism, while also trying to dismantle the social safety net (public education, the ACA/Medicaid/Medicare, Social Security) that still exists.

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I buy their products when I can. I can't find any other source of buckwheat flour, and it's often sold out. I'm not an online shopper, especially for food items.

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Bob's my go-to for semolina I use for making homemade pasta.

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E too. At Sheridan’s Market which is a little independent grocery that has a feel that a Bob Moore market would have. How many different bulk beans can you name? They have twice that.

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Bob's is my go-to for steel cut oats, and they even carrry it at our teeny tiny grocery stores.

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