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Companies cutting off Trump   Consumerism

Started Jan-12 by Boba (Boitchy); 2585 views.
Boba (Boitchy)

From: Boba (Boitchy)

Jan-12

Companies have long had in-house PACs that have been used to contribute money to a wide range of politicians and political causes to curry favor. The big question, according to Freed, is whether the downside of these contributions now outweighs the benefits.

Marriott, Blue Cross, and Hallmark are just a few of the companies cutting off Trump and GOP

Ben Werschkul·Senior Producer and Writer

Tue., January 12, 2021, 9:06 a.m. GMT-5·6 min read

Marriott was one of the first companies to announce it would be halting donations to the GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Joe Biden as president. And dozens have followed suit. At least 50 of America’s most prominent companies have been publicly rethinking their political giving strategy in recent days.


https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/citigroup-jp-morgan-blue-cross-among-companies-cutting-off-trump-and-gop-165418260.html

Ben Werschkul·Senior Producer and Writer
Tue., January 12, 2021, 9:06 a.m. GMT

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Boba (Boitchy)

From: Boba (Boitchy)

Jan-12

The list of companies announcing similar measures has grown by the hour this week.

The list, based on news reports and company announcements, also reportedly includes 3M, American Airlines, The American Investment Council, Archer-Daniels-Midland, Boston Scientific, BlackRock, BP, Coca-Cola, ConocoPhillips, Duke Energy, Edison International, FirstEnergy, Freeport-McMorRan, Hilton, Investment Company Institute, Marathon Petroleum, Smithfield Foods, United Parcel Service, Valero Energy, the Vanguard Group, and Visa.

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Boba (Boitchy)

From: Boba (Boitchy)

Jan-12

Conservative radio talk-show host Larry Elder agreed that a double standard was at play, although not the one that Mr. Biden suggested. “You want to play this game about what would have happened had the protesters been Black?

The likelihood is they would have pulled back even more, and the building would have been trashed more,” Mr. Elder said Friday on a podcast.

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Isn't this a frightening and discriminating attitude? 

Seaguil

From: Seaguil

Jan-13

If Trump created wars as Bush did to nurture their egos, this wouldn't have happened!

Sylveria

From: Sylveria

Jan-14

thumbsup WELL SAID!!!

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AuntBetsie

From: AuntBetsie

Jan-14

A baffling question that keeps coming up: flushed

I don't know how companies decide what is good for everyone to settle on mass-censorships!

Dot_hoe

From: Dot_hoe

Jan-14

SO SHOCKING!! angry

When I first heard about this on the Radio, I honestly thought I misheard it! 

TAB00GA

From: TAB00GA

Jan-16

In the long run, in history this will be extremely embarrassing! !

Seaguil

From: Seaguil

Jan-16

You bet!! 

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