Beamer wrote on Jun 17, 2021, 08:17:Armengar wrote on Jun 17, 2021, 06:24:
Its hard enough to talk to my 92 year old Grandma about left wing politics. The fact that men can kiss other men is about the limit of her tolerance. She is from a totally different era and simply will not get transgender, non binary, gender fluid etc.
Incidentally, she can be pretty caustic and im sure she is simply held together with dark side energy. She is still able to get to the local shop (shuffling with her walking frame) for her cigarettes - we refuse to buy them for her, "if you want to smoke, then go get them yourself". Ironically, smoking is keeping her going.
Ask your grandma why she changed her name from WaltC to WaltSee.
4D-Boxing wrote on Jun 15, 2021, 12:50:El Pit wrote on Jun 15, 2021, 11:53:
I hope they lose and will have to pay a few billion $$$. They need to learn that either they believe in their ONE WORLD idea or they don't. Believing in it only if it does not harm your profit is ridiculous and actually a blow to the whole idea. I love it when rich people say "WE ARE ONE PEOPLE" only to instantly change this opinion when it comes to selling their products.
This is an interesting case and I wonder if it will have any impact on other industries.
Ex: An item purchased at Walmart or Mores and the price varies from borough to borough and sometimes within a borough. Not just small price variations from one Walmart to another or between Mores locations and those a 2 simple examples in my city.
jacobvandy wrote on Jun 12, 2021, 05:02:jdreyer wrote on Jun 11, 2021, 20:24:
They forgot to add Disney (and about a dozen others I can think of off the top of my head). I guess these guys didn't donate to enough congressional campaigns.
Alphabet ranked #18 in contributions, #19 in lobbying
Amazon ranked #51 in contributions, #9 in lobbying
Facebook ranked #72 in contributions, #10 in lobbying
Apple ranked #64 in contributions, #54 in lobbying
Microsoft ranked #24 in contributions, #32 in lobbying
Disney ranked #28 in contributions, #111 in lobbying
AT&T ranked #27 in contributions, #17 in lobbying
Comcast ranked #36 in contributions, #15 in lobbying
Verizon ranked #126 in contributions, #24 in lobbying
Intel ranked #174 in contributions, #91 in lobbying
Sony ranked #377 in contributions, #248 in lobbying
Samsung ranked #970 in contributions, #159 in lobbying
NVIDIA ranked #639 in contributions, $0 in lobbying
Valve ranked #1,251 in contributions, $0 in lobbying
Nintendo ranked #7,158 in contributions, $0 in lobbying
Check more at: https://www.opensecrets.org/search
Kudos to Rep. Jayapal from WA, sponsoring the "Ending Platform Monopolies Act" when her top 5 contributors include Microsoft, Valve, and Amazon. That's chutzpah!
NKD wrote on Jun 8, 2021, 12:23:
Tax evading billionaires, classic. Tax the ever loving shit out of these assholes and if they don't pay up, throw em in jail, confiscate all their rockets and sell them.