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'It's suppression of speech, I'm not apologizing!'
Goya CEO defies boycott led by AOC
and Chrissy Teigen after he said 'we are
blessed to have a leader like Donald Trump'

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Posted By: Imright, 7/10/2020 12:50:25 PM

The CEO of Goya Foods admitted Friday he is facing a backlash after praising President Donald Trump at White House event - but said: 'I'm not apologizing.'Among those calling for a boycott were Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and model Chrissy Teigen, an outspoken Trump critic who tweeted: 'Don’t care how good the beans taste though. Bye bye.' Goya was founded in Manhattan in 1936 by Don Prudencio Unanue and his wife Carolina, immigrants from Spain. The company calls itself the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States and remains in family control, with an estimated value of $3 billion.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DogFacedPonySoldier 7/10/2020 12:53:47 PM (No. 473575)
I'm buying Goya products!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: IowaDad 7/10/2020 12:55:16 PM (No. 473580)
Never heard of them. We'll certainly buy this brand from now on.
58 people like this.

Reply 3 - Posted by: DogFacedPonySoldier 7/10/2020 12:55:27 PM (No. 473581)
We ARE in a civil war!!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: udanja99 7/10/2020 12:56:47 PM (No. 473586)
Just like #1, I and millions of conservatives will go out and clear the shelves of Goya products. Before idiots like AOC start boycotting companies they should think back several years to the homosexual boycott of Chik-fil-A and how well that worked for them. I predict that Goya sales will skyrocket. #CancelAOC
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Reply 5 - Posted by: moonlightflip 7/10/2020 1:09:06 PM (No. 473604)
Finally, someone with a spine!! My next trip to store will find me looking for GOYA products.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Namma 7/10/2020 1:10:43 PM (No. 473609)
just went shopping this morning. Bought beans! Never used this brand but will give it a try. oh and I DID NOT wear a mask
54 people like this.

Reply 7 - Posted by: sternben 7/10/2020 1:11:56 PM (No. 473611)
I wont buy anything else.
30 people like this.

Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 7/10/2020 1:12:27 PM (No. 473612)
My wife and I discussed this and we will be buying Goya products in the near future.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: hershey 7/10/2020 1:16:14 PM (No. 473620)
AOC needs to be shuttled out of Congress and shipped back to Puerto Rico or wherever she came from ....she is a right pain in the arse...along with Omar, Lee, Waters, Piglosi and the rest of the choo choo train of liberal idiots...
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Imright 7/10/2020 1:16:53 PM (No. 473623)
Found this list of their products: https://www.goya.com/en/products Let's all go shopping!!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rather Read 7/10/2020 1:17:53 PM (No. 473625)
I see their stuff on the shelved a lot (we have a large hispanic community where I live) I'm buying some of their stuff now!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: DARling 7/10/2020 1:22:49 PM (No. 473635)
I always knew Chrissy Teigan was full of beans. Now she'll have to go for an off-brand. Go Goya!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Safari Man 7/10/2020 1:23:55 PM (No. 473637)
Beans tonight.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: wilarrbie 7/10/2020 1:27:16 PM (No. 473646)
Iron Balls Award. Let's help with the weight of the Left backlash. Think of it as our own pushback, even more than our love of beans!
28 people like this.

Reply 15 - Posted by: TXknitter 7/10/2020 1:46:06 PM (No. 473666)
This Spaniard CEO was so eloquent at this event. I knew the left would go nutso at his public reverence for God and his admiration for President Trump. I have tried some of their canned beans. The quality is a cut above and thus, price point is a bit higher. I will buy more now!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: DCGIRL 7/10/2020 1:46:30 PM (No. 473667)
Who cares what AOC or Chrissy Teigen says. We know what and who AOC is but let me introduce to Chrissy Teigen. She is a washed up model, she has a trashy mouth and she has a serious drinking problem. When she is trashed from drinking, she goes after Melania Trump. She calls our wonderful classy first last every low disgusting name. No one can take this low life washed up model serious. I will make it my goal to purchase Goya when ever I go shopping. I do purchase a lot of their products and will continue to support this company.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: DCGIRL 7/10/2020 1:48:22 PM (No. 473668)
correction.....I HATE word check. "our wonderful classy first lady"
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Reply 18 - Posted by: TXknitter 7/10/2020 1:48:30 PM (No. 473670)
Fellow posters, you know by now I am not the excellent wordsmith many of you are. So forgive me if it should have been “Spanish CEO,” I just was not certain.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 7/10/2020 1:58:31 PM (No. 473678)
I need milk anyway, so I'll pick up some Goya something while I'm there. I'm sure its yummy!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: jalo1951 7/10/2020 2:03:03 PM (No. 473680)
I don't like Mexican/Spanish food. Not even tacos. But I love this guy. If you do like that kind of food please support him.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: marlon 7/10/2020 2:03:39 PM (No. 473681)
First. I have bought Goya products several times. They are excellent and very reasonably priced. AO says she is going to Google how to make Safrito (one of their products used often in Latin cooking which is excellent BTW) Doesn't Ms. Latina already know how to make Safrito? You know how she's such a down for the struggle Latina after all from the hood. That hood being leafy Westchester County! Second Christy foul mouthed Tiegan was on page 6 in the NY Post this week in a bikini and believe me she should definitely boycott Goya and all food manufacturers. Her butt looked like a can of beans.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: geminale 7/10/2020 2:06:21 PM (No. 473685)
Just saw they have Goya frozen tostones at Walmart. Delicious with Honduran crema, which is super easy to make. Yum! Yum! Walmart, here I come!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Safari Man 7/10/2020 2:38:42 PM (No. 473703)
#20 buy some anyway. its so rare we get this opportunity to support someone who has cajones and is on our side.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Trump'sCousin 7/10/2020 2:38:42 PM (No. 473704)
Have ya seen teigen's keester lately?! YIKES! Looks like a head of cauliflower back there. She needs to stop sittin on it and firing off stupid edicts to Americans.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Right Time 7/10/2020 2:41:38 PM (No. 473710)
Go, Go, GOYA!!
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Reply 26 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 7/10/2020 2:57:26 PM (No. 473722)
Their “cancel culture” reeks more of a “Cancer culture”.... Now they attack a Hispanic family company with roots dating back to Spain? They’re sick and nobody should want any part of their deadly “Cancer culture” NOBODY!
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Luandir 7/10/2020 3:04:02 PM (No. 473730)
Like many others here, I had not heard of Goya prior to this incident. I just went to the store, and came home with a can.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: plaids 7/10/2020 3:06:48 PM (No. 473732)
I don't understand why Chrissy thinks she's so important. Her opinions matter? So her husband is John Legend, big whoop!!
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Reply 29 - Posted by: curious1 7/10/2020 3:07:54 PM (No. 473734)
#20, they also sell canned ham, corned beef hash, etc.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: NorthernDog 7/10/2020 3:15:37 PM (No. 473739)
He needs to start one of those nation wide self-improvement seminars. Instead of getting in touch with your feminine side or walking on hot coals, teach people to say No to radical whiney leftists and live to tell about it.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: dbdiva 7/10/2020 3:28:40 PM (No. 473755)
Agree with #16. Neither AOC or CT is one of our country's best and brightest. Neither do their opinions count more than mine. I have no idea who CT is or why she is a celebrity but she certainly does not impress. I will refrain from commenting on her looks since to do so would be mean and beneath who we are on this site. I will be checking out Goya's products the next time I shop since I like to support companies who love this country and are not afraid to show it. When their sales skyrocket this CEO should thank AOC and CT for their help; I'd love to see their heads explode.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: nina584 7/10/2020 4:10:35 PM (No. 473824)
Mr . Unanue was born in NJ. His family is staunchly conservative and very religious. John Legend is a legend in his own mind. She had a surrogate in her first pregnancy because she could not stop drinking. Goya sells canned and dried beans , lentils etc. they also have frozen products that are delicious. All sorts of different condiments. They are very popular .
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Reply 33 - Posted by: StrikingViking 7/10/2020 4:15:09 PM (No. 473831)
Here is a true profile in courage. He's willing to put his financial interests at great risk rather than take the easy route of remaining silent. But I fear that "easy route of remaining silent" will not be easy for long. As in all Fascist regimes, the Left now preaches that "Silence = Violence." In other words, a conservative will no longer be able to simply remain silent when confronted by the Fascists. If you don't mouth the Party Line, you will be treated as though you espoused hateful speech and destroyed.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: 4Justice 7/10/2020 4:21:15 PM (No. 473837)
I will buy them too!! We cannot allow the left to continue with its cancel culture. Buy Goya!
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Reply 35 - Posted by: rochow 7/10/2020 4:55:45 PM (No. 473865)
Right behind you # 1 !!! Since when does the undereducated AOC vegetable and the heavy weight 'model' Teigen tell me what to think and what to speak!!?!?!?!? AOC steal some more tips and pour her another drink, so that she can dream of being a model! I am headed to the supermarket for Goya products!!
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Reply 36 - Posted by: Starboard_side 7/10/2020 4:56:14 PM (No. 473866)
Good for him! I've stopped listening to the likes of Chrissy Teigen, and her husband John Legend. Maybe raising taxes on the modeling, acting, and live performing sectors, however, could be done to ensure those rich people pay their fair share?
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Reply 37 - Posted by: A.I. 7/10/2020 6:24:08 PM (No. 473956)
A man with a backbone. Go, Goya!
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Reply 38 - Posted by: thewarden 7/10/2020 8:29:06 PM (No. 474052)
Goya products are excellent. Try them, find them in the hispanic foods aisle. I love all kind of hispanic food—rice and beans would be my last meal, I could live on them. Good for this guy!
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Reply 39 - Posted by: padiva 7/10/2020 8:56:32 PM (No. 474067)
I plan to buy Goya products to take to the food bank.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: AGGW 7/11/2020 12:34:55 AM (No. 474175)
I saw his interview on Ingraham. He was impressive. May God bless and protect him.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: SALady 7/11/2020 2:10:43 AM (No. 474218)
I am waiting a few days. If he doesn't fold, I will stock up my pantry with Goya products. But I have been burned too many times by supporting someone who stood up to the lie-beral fascists, I bought their products or services to support them, and then they folded and apologized.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: SkeezerMcGee 7/11/2020 11:00:48 AM (No. 474624)
He stands up for his First Amendment rights by not kneeling to the left. The huge problem for supporters of Donald Trump is that very few Republicans in the House of Representatives and U.S. Senate will do the same. Too many spineless wimps who are afraid to speak out. It's very disappointing.
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