What a guy! "Jeff" Bezos, the world's richest person, has been paid the same $81,840 salary from Amazon for two decades. Perhaps, because he needed extra cash last year to pay grocery bills, divorce lawyers and utilities, Bezos sold $1.8 billion of his Amazon stock, and kept about $1.44 billion after 20% federal capital gains … Continue reading Many of America’s biggest companies paid no federal income tax last year, or had credits under new corporate-friendly tax law
Corporate-favored candidate Hillary Clinton and senior socialist Senator Bernie Sanders didn't make peace after Donald Trump's 2016 victory, and like the mongoose and the snake, their war never seems to end. The former First Lady of Arkansas blasted the former Vermont high school miler with a brutal video (see below) last week, delivered by John … Continue reading Bernie Sanders refuses allegiance to corporate CAP and Hillary’s anti-populist team is seething
Instead of playing the lottery or completing my 2018 Income Tax, yesterday I imagined I was Jeff Bezos It was a typical day with nothing to do except harass the workers at Whole Foods, so I decided to buy a boat. But not just any boat. A big boat - in fact, a ship. Large … Continue reading Very rich cannot only buy QM2-size yachts, they have enough $$ to own entire nations!
Medicaid rules changed when President Barack Obama pushed through the Affordable Car Act (ACA) and he ensured that the very rich could join low-cost Medicaid, while the working class had to pay high medical expenses, either at work with private insurance or retired under Medicare. While I'm sure Jeff Bezos would never stoop his mightiness … Continue reading Jeff Bezos could go on Medicaid if he played it correctly, but the average working Jill can’t
A recent report on the Jeffrey Preston Bezos' supermarket chain reminded me of when the owner of our newspapers hired an MBA efficiency expert, who had to justify his too high pay. Until then, middle management had perks - use of a shore home for a week, annual merit raises, partnering of budget preparation. Soon, … Continue reading World’s richest man uses OTS scorecards and “walks” to manage his Whole Foods workers