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re: Way Too Early PoliBoard 2016 Primaries: Friday Numbers Tallied - bigblake
Candidate: Rand Paul Party: Repub Reason: Wants to cut defense spending (as well as other spending)....
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re: Create the ultimate bachelor party - bigblake
[quote]one of the coolest bach parties I've ever gone to was in CR, resulted in at least three known divorces, including the groom's [/quote] wtf? Those better have been initiated by the men. How would the women find out? Loose lips sink ships baw....
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re: Create the ultimate bachelor party - bigblake
Outside of flights, 7 of us spent $8k on a bachelor's party in Miami. Had a good time....
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re: Friendly reminder that CEO pay is determined by - bigblake
[quote]The CEO is paid because that is what he does....makes the company the most it can. If there was someone else who could do it and would do it for less, I'm pretty sure the board would be quick to make a change.[/quote] Didn't you get the memo? All the board members hate money and just vote...
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re: Friendly reminder that CEO pay is determined by - bigblake
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re: Friendly reminder that CEO pay is determined by - bigblake
[quote]Boards which are usually stacked with people friendly to the CEO. The way boards are picked is one of the big problems with corporate culture in this country. [/quote] Wait, you're telling me the people who chose the CEO actually like him/her? That's your argument?...
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re: Friendly reminder that CEO pay is determined by - bigblake
[quote]And you still haven't addressed the $12.m number... [/quote] Same place the $15 an hour came from....
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re: Friendly reminder that CEO pay is determined by - bigblake
[quote]If I had my way, we would cap CEO and other salaries at all publicly traded corporations and we would stop the practice of increasing dividends by laying off employees. We need to quit enriching shareholders on the backs of labor. [/quote] What's the difference between a publicly traded ...
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re: Why would anyone support taxpayers subsidizing fast food &discount store wages? - bigblake
[quote]The poor would have other options - Dollar General, Family Dollar, Fred's, etc. -stores that are trying to fight the Walmart empire right now. [/quote] Those white knights of Dollar General, Family Dollar etc.... against the evil black hearted Walmart. :lol:...
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re: Why would anyone support taxpayers subsidizing fast food &discount store wages? - bigblake
[quote]Walmart stores are terrible for consumers. They contribute heavily to our trade imbalance with China. [/quote] It's not terrible for consumers since they all shop at Walmart. China? I personally think we should buy more US created products, but it's not like Walmart is the only one sel...
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re: Why would anyone support taxpayers subsidizing fast food &discount store wages? - bigblake
[quote]Or, Walmart needs to be sued under antitrust and broken up in to smaller companies. [/quote] Costco, Target, Dollar General, Kmart, Amazon plus all the large grocery stores. Walmart is not even close to a monopoly. I get it, you hate Walmart. Just accept that they are just execute ...
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re: Why would anyone support taxpayers subsidizing fast food &discount store wages? - bigblake
[quote]I would have no issue with exempting out the small stores - give them a fighting chance against Walmart, which uses its wealth to buy political support. [/quote] Political support? What is their political support buying them? ...
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re: Why would anyone support taxpayers subsidizing fast food &discount store wages? - bigblake
[quote]I agree. Walmart is supposed to be the company that is so smart it can compete against everyone and anyone - yet they supposedly can't handle $15 per hour? [/quote] I imagine it's all the mom and pop, and businesses not Walmart/Target/Costco etc.., who are running scared of a minimum wag...
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re: Why would anyone support taxpayers subsidizing fast food &discount store wages? - bigblake
If given the inevitability, Walmart would probably support an across the board minimum wage hike. It would hurt their competitors more than them....
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re: Why would anyone support taxpayers subsidizing fast food &discount store wages? - bigblake
[quote]If you looked at an income statement, would you be able to figure it out? [/quote] Is that where it says "Waltons" then $ trillions??...
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re: It is what it is: post something negative about your neighbors - bigblake
Doesn't talk to me except when trying to lure me into doing things for them. Mounted their TV, no appreciation. Wanted me to run the wires and install new outlets too. A few weeks later tried to get me to list their refrigerator on craigslist,. I told them it was really simple and that they shou...
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