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Amazon workers PO'd at Bezos #16268855 07/20/21
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Bezos thanked his Amazon employees for funding his space hobby and they're less than happy about it.

Amazon employees, customers for paying for spaceflight: 'I'd like a refund'
'You don't have to be a rocket scientist' to support a billionaires' tax, remarked Assistant House Speaker Katherine Clark, D-Mass
By Charles Creitz | Fox News

Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, thanked his employees and customers on Tuesday for subsidizing his Blue Origin spaceflight, during which he and three others spent 11 minutes inside the "New Shepard" capsule after lifting off from the desert in Van Horn County, Texas.

"[I] want to thank every Amazon employee and every Amazon customer because you guys paid for all this. So seriously, for every Amazon customer out there, and every Amazon employee, thank you from the bottom of my heart, very much. It’s very appreciated," said a cowboy hat-sporting Bezos upon returning to Earth with his fellow passengers, younger brother Mark Bezos; aviation pioneer Mary Wallace "Wally" Funk, 82, and Dutch teenager Oliver Daemen.

The New Shepard, named for Alan Shepard, the first American in space, took off on the 52nd anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and the automated capsule reached an altitude of about 66 miles, more than 10 miles higher than Virgin founder Richard Branson’s July 11 ride. The 60-foot (18-meter) booster accelerated to Mach 3 or three times the speed of sound to get the capsule high enough, before separating and landing upright.

Upon his return to terra firma, Bezos was roasted by critics for his comments thanking customers for the reported $5.5 billion cost of the Blue Origin endeavor.'

The New York Daily News reported that the ticket cost for one seat on Tuesday's flight was $28 million, with the Big Apple publication remarking a New Yorker could buy 5.4 million hot dogs at Nathan's Famous on Coney Island for that amount.

Stars & Stripes journalist David Choi also retweeted video of Bezos' comments, remarking "I'd like a refund."

In the U.S. Senate, progressive Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts tore into the billionaire, repeating her call for a "wealth tax" and accusing Bezos and the company he founded, Amazon, of paying no taxes:

"Jeff Bezos forgot to thank all the hardworking Americans who actually paid taxes to keep this country running while he and Amazon paid nothing," Warren tweeted.

Warren's fellow Bay State lawmaker, Assistant House Speaker Katherine Clark, further criticized Bezos' remarks, saying they remind Americans that it doesn't take "a rocket scientist to know it’s time for billionaires to pay their fair share."

Across the northern border, the leader of Canada's far-left New Democratic Party echoed Warren, calculating that Bezos became $1.6 million wealthier during the 11-minute flight, and accusing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of allowing Amazon to pay "$0 in taxes."

"Jeff Bezos's space flight lasted 11 minutes During the pandemic, every 11 minutes, he got about 1.6 million dollars richer… It's time the ultra-rich pay their fair share," MP Jagmeet Singh of British Columbia province wrote on Twitter.

"Just ordinary people coming together to do extraordinary things for Jeff Bezos," tweeted Mother Jones reporter Timothy Murphy.

Bezos is worth a reported $177 billion, which he has accrued since founding the e-commerce giant in his Bellevue, Wash., garage in 1994.


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Re: Amazon workers PO'd at Bezos [Re: Rock Chuck] #16268889 07/20/21
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Originally Posted by Rock Chuck

In the U.S. Senate, progressive Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts tore into the billionaire, repeating her call for a "wealth tax" and accusing Bezos and the company he founded, Amazon, of paying no taxes:

"Jeff Bezos forgot to thank all the hardworking Americans who actually paid taxes to keep this country running while he and Amazon paid nothing," Warren tweeted.


My question to Fake Injun From Oklahoma Lizzy Warren: why should anybody pay taxes? How did FedGov operate before 1913???


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Re: Amazon workers PO'd at Bezos [Re: Rock Chuck] #16269112 07/20/21
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can we call bezos rocket boy?


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Re: Amazon workers PO'd at Bezos [Re: Rock Chuck] #16269150 07/20/21
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Watching that booster land back on the bullseye was bad ass though

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If the Dems take more money from billionaires they’ll just waste it all anyway.


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Re: Amazon workers PO'd at Bezos [Re: Rock Chuck] #16269297 07/20/21
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I can't stand the arrogant bastard but good for him, he's earned the money to spend on it.

Anyone who's upset about it is a twit.


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Bezos should thank Liz Warren and the rest of the shutdown nazis for making his business bigger than ever.

Re: Amazon workers PO'd at Bezos [Re: slumlord] #16269316 07/20/21
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Originally Posted by slumlord
Watching that booster land back on the bullseye was bad ass though



Yep.


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Re: Amazon workers PO'd at Bezos [Re: Rock Chuck] #16269320 07/20/21
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Bullshite news.

99% of Amazon employees are happy to have a good paying job with good benefits.

Oh, and fork Fauxcahontas!

Re: Amazon workers PO'd at Bezos [Re: Rock Chuck] #16269336 07/20/21
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Anyone notice no american flag on shuttle? Hes bought and paid for by china and over seas crap. I wont buy crap from amazon. I will pay double somewhere else.

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Originally Posted by Brazos
Bullshite news.

99% of Amazon employees are happy to have a good paying job with good benefits.

Oh, and fork Fauxcahontas!


Are you a bezos fan? He might censor you if not.

Re: Amazon workers PO'd at Bezos [Re: Rock Chuck] #16269407 07/20/21
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Re: Amazon workers PO'd at Bezos [Re: copperking81] #16269793 07/20/21
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Originally Posted by copperking81
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Bullshite news.

99% of Amazon employees are happy to have a good paying job with good benefits.

Oh, and fork Fauxcahontas!


Are you a bezos fan? He might censor you if not.


Not a Bezos fan or a Bezos hater. Just saying most of his employees are probably loyal.

Re: Amazon workers PO'd at Bezos [Re: Brazos] #16269795 07/20/21
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Originally Posted by Brazos
Originally Posted by copperking81
Originally Posted by Brazos
Bullshite news.

99% of Amazon employees are happy to have a good paying job with good benefits.

Oh, and fork Fauxcahontas!


Are you a bezos fan? He might censor you if not.


Not a Bezos fan or a Bezos hater. Just saying most of his employees are probably loyal.


If not, they can choose to leave.


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Re: Amazon workers PO'd at Bezos [Re: TimberRunner] #16269903 07/21/21
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Originally Posted by TimberRunner
Bezos should thank Liz Warren and the rest of the shutdown nazis for making his business bigger than ever.

So long as the left gets their way on an issue they could care less about unintended consequences. Nobody forces anyone to work for or do business with Amazon.

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Originally Posted by Brazos
Originally Posted by copperking81
Originally Posted by Brazos
Bullshite news.

99% of Amazon employees are happy to have a good paying job with good benefits.

Oh, and fork Fauxcahontas!


Are you a bezos fan? He might censor you if not.


Not a Bezos fan or a Bezos hater. Just saying most of his employees are probably loyal.



Amazon is rated at 3.8 out of 5 stars per Glassdoor job review website by Amazon employees. I'd call that a good bit less than 99% positive.

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Brazos,

Amazon turns over its entire work force every eight months..........................................


Really happy??????//

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But we get free shipping isn't that a good reason to be an Amazon customer?


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In the U.S. Senate, progressive Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts tore into the billionaire, repeating her call for a "wealth tax" and accusing Bezos and the company he founded, Amazon, of paying no taxes:

"Jeff Bezos forgot to thank all the hardworking Americans who actually paid taxes to keep this country running while he and Amazon paid nothing," Warren tweeted.


This bimbo is in congress. Has been for some time. Congress writes the tax law. If she does not like the taxes paid by a guy like him then why isn't she trying to change the tax laws? I guess it is easier to simply bi+ch about it.


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Originally Posted by joken2

Originally Posted by Brazos
Originally Posted by copperking81
Originally Posted by Brazos
Bullshite news.

99% of Amazon employees are happy to have a good paying job with good benefits.

Oh, and fork Fauxcahontas!


Are you a bezos fan? He might censor you if not.


Not a Bezos fan or a Bezos hater. Just saying most of his employees are probably loyal.



Amazon is rated at 3.8 out of 5 stars per Glassdoor job review website by Amazon employees. I'd call that a good bit less than 99% positive.






An unbiased data source for sure.


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