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Offline abcdefghijk

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Re: Amazon to open distribution center at Bulova-Woodside
« Reply #45 on: February 18, 2019, 09:49:46 AM »
"I accept that I live in a Socialist Democrat center of New York."

okaaaaay.

But this thread is not about you.

No, it's simply my opinion that at the moment, Socialist Democrat is where I live. It's obvious.

Though I must admit I am still astounded that folks (and our leaders) were planning what to do with the $3 Billion Amazon was going to get.  There is no $3 Billion.  And if people can't work out the tax credit situation, they deserve to be manipulated.
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Re: Amazon to open distribution center at Bulova-Woodside
« Reply #46 on: February 18, 2019, 09:54:56 AM »
But will they be union?

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Re: Amazon to open distribution center at Bulova-Woodside
« Reply #47 on: February 18, 2019, 10:09:13 AM »
"I accept that I live in a Socialist Democrat center of New York."

okaaaaay.

But this thread is not about you.



No, it's simply my opinion that at the moment, Socialist Democrat is where I live. It's obvious.

Though I must admit I am still astounded that folks (and our leaders) were planning what to do with the $3 Billion Amazon was going to get. Schools! MTA! Health! There is no $3 Billion.  And if people can't work out the tax credit situation, no wonder they get manipulated.


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Re: Amazon to open distribution center at Bulova-Woodside
« Reply #49 on: February 18, 2019, 10:33:00 AM »
But will they be union?

Don't know, but probably not.

Try to understand that not everybody that wants to work desires to be in a union. Because some--like you--insist on unions means that others lose opportunities to work.

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Re: Amazon to open distribution center at Bulova-Woodside
« Reply #50 on: February 18, 2019, 11:22:05 AM »
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/02/progressive-groups-queens-celebrate-amazons-exit/582922/

An article of the "party" in Diversity Plaza after Amazon withdrew its offer in LIC. It describes the Bezos pinata.

I was interested in some of the comments, such as the start of revolution. I wonder how much of this is a misunderstanding of unfettered free speech. It reminds me of the man giving a speech outside the bank at 37th ave and 74th street a few years ago. He was shouting about his joy that islamic groups would overthrow the US govt. He was arrested.

I wonder how activist some of the more radical people were in their home countries.

I doubt that you will allow this comment since you, the moderator, have already censored the opinions of others this morning.

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Re: Amazon to open distribution center at Bulova-Woodside
« Reply #51 on: February 18, 2019, 02:41:32 PM »
At least we have some honesty on this tread. Socialist Democrats is were Queens politicians are at this moment. All presidential candidates seem to also following this trend.

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Re: Amazon to open distribution center at Bulova-Woodside
« Reply #52 on: February 19, 2019, 10:09:55 AM »
Not all.  Only those with no backbone of their own.

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Re: Amazon to open distribution center at Bulova-Woodside
« Reply #53 on: February 21, 2019, 01:44:21 PM »
I saw on instagram that Jessica Ramos was promoting a rally to stop the Amazon distribution center. 

Apparently the average salary for the HQ2 campus was going to be too high and would raise housing costs in the neighborhood, and the average salary for the distribution center ($28k according to her post) is too low. 

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Re: Amazon to open distribution center at Bulova-Woodside
« Reply #54 on: February 21, 2019, 02:03:23 PM »
I saw on instagram that Jessica Ramos was promoting a rally to stop the Amazon distribution center. 

Apparently the average salary for the HQ2 campus was going to be too high and would raise housing costs in the neighborhood, and the average salary for the distribution center ($28k according to her post) is too low.

I guess we really don’t want any jobs in the area.

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Re: Amazon to open distribution center at Bulova-Woodside
« Reply #55 on: February 21, 2019, 08:30:28 PM »
I suppose creating a bogey-man out of Amazon and focusing followers' ire onto it, a classic scapegoat, is far easier than really tackling problems.

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Re: Amazon to open distribution center at Bulova-Woodside
« Reply #56 on: February 21, 2019, 08:44:36 PM »
Amazon already signed the lease so they are on the hook for ten years. They will not back out now. I suspect Amazon looks at their numbers as to sales and wants to keep making money. Hell even AOC spends heavily on Amazon! The hypocrisy!


http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/ny-pol-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-thousands-on-amazon-campaign-20190220-story.html

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Re: Amazon to open distribution center at Bulova-Woodside
« Reply #57 on: February 21, 2019, 09:29:04 PM »
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/ny-pol-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-thousands-on-amazon-campaign-20190220-story.html

If true, this is pretty hypocritical. Too bad there isn't a snapshot of the expenditure report. I usually won't buy into a press story unless I see/hear the evidence.

Thanks for posting this, JK.

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Re: Amazon to open distribution center at Bulova-Woodside
« Reply #58 on: February 21, 2019, 09:35:42 PM »
Amazon already signed the lease so they are on the hook for ten years. They will not back out now. I suspect Amazon looks at their numbers as to sales and wants to keep making money. Hell even AOC spends heavily on Amazon! The hypocrisy!


http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/ny-pol-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-thousands-on-amazon-campaign-20190220-story.html


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Re: Amazon to open distribution center at Bulova-Woodside
« Reply #58 on: February 21, 2019, 09:35:42 PM »