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Corporate greed and why don't fast food restaurants pay more

I has been supporting the minimum wage workers who are bravely going out on strike so I decided to go over to Yahoo Finance and do some research on corporate profits

MCD Mcdonalds as of 6/30/13 had 1.87B in cash on their books so far this year they have had revenues of 27.79 B and a profit margin of 19.85%!

DPZ Dominos as of 6/30/13 had 40.84 Million in cash on their books and so far this year they had revenues of $1.75 B and a profit margin of 7.50%

Darden (owns Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Longhorn Steak and a bunch of other chains 2100 restaurants total) had 90.10 million in cash so far this year and revenues of 8.55B with a profit margin of 4.82% as of 5/26/13

YUM (Burger King)has 500 million cash on hand revenues of 13.15 B as of 6/29/13 a profit margin of 10.84% and 500 million in cash.

So these companies can afford to pay more than the minimum wage and they would make more if they paid their workers more who would go to other restaurants and spend their money.

Corporate greed at its worst. I no longer eat at chain fast food restaurants only small locally owned ones who are not publicly owned by Wall Street. And all these companies have been doing stock buybacks to make their companies more attractive to Wall Street. Sick

Something the right wing, Fox, Rush and their followers lack is love and compassion

I saw this quote today on the back of a bus:

"Love and Compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive".

Ironically the modern republican tea KKK party lack love and compassion and they are willing to take the rest of us down with their rhetoric that divides us. We must fight back hard against these haters and love everybody as fellow humans regardless of race, religion or nationality.

Two more bonus Dalai Lama quotes.

"When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it also helps us develop inner happiness and peace". (Something those over at Fox will never feel)

" Love and compassion are the true religions to me. But to develop this. we do not need to believe in any religion"

Why is the mainstream media pushing the meme that Christie could beat Hillary in 2016?

Christie is disgusting in my opinion and too caustic and nasty to be President. But for the last two days I have been seeing articles saying Christie could be President and he could win in a landslide. It is some corporate fantasy I think to push Christie on us. So the republicans in Iowa think he could win well they also picked Bachman in the straw poll and she ended up dropping out. Yahoo news has been pushing for days now. I just don't see the corpulent abrasive Christie in the white house in 2016. He still has a (R) by his name and his attacks on teachers, women's rights, the poor and minorities will not win him many friends except in the extreme right who think he is a RINO. That party is really fractured, filled with ignorant haters who have lost their minds.


Koch Industries is Paying for Zimmerman's Legal Fees

Got this email today from a friend who lives in Maryland. I don't know if it is true or not but this is now being passed around a lot as I just got it from a second friend who lives in another part of the country. I heard on the news yesterday that the defense attorney took no fee and defended the killer for free. I have suspected someone with rich pockets who wanted the not guilty Zimmerman outcome to secretly fund his defense attorney. At first I thought it was the NRA now I get this email that says it was the Kochs. But whether it's true or not a lot of black people will now know not to buy Koch products. To which I say good.

From School Commissioner Anthony Hamilton, City of Baltimore Public Schools...

In the wake of the senseless killing of Trayvon Martin ... "The company known as Koch" which manufactures paper products is sponsoring and paying for Zimmerman's legal fees because they feel he had legal right to bare arms and shoot Trayvon we are asking that people everywhere ban together and pass this information on and not purchase any of the following items because your money will be paying for Zimmerman's lawyers and legal fees. Please do not purchase any of the following items: Angel soft toilet paper, Brawny paper towels, Dixie plates, bowls, napkins & cups, Mardi gras napkins and paper towels, Quilted northern toilet paper, Soft and gentle toilet paper, Sparkle napkins/paper towels, Vanity fair napkins.

Please Fwd this Very Important information to All of your Family and Friends.

I will vote in 2014 for no more children being killed like Treyvon and Sandy Hook .

If you are angry about Treyvon take the pledge today to vote against any politician who supports or voted for the stand you ground laws.

Vote for Treyvon so no more Treyvon are killed by racists like Zimmerman.

Take the pledge "I will vote in 2014 for no more children being killed". Sandy hook also.

Let's put the NRA and the right white wing republicans in their place.

I will vote for any politician who will advocate eliminating stand you ground laws and strengthing gun regulations laws. No more dead children black, white, brown or yellow.

Take the pledge.

Zimmerman is planning on suing NBC for misrepresentation

The unintended consequence could blow back to Fox because everyday they misrepresent the facts and edit tapes. NBC could use this as a defense and punch Fox in the face.

I say please proceed Zimmerman.

Bring back the fairness and truth in broadcasting doctrine.

And does anyone else have trouble looking at Zimmerman's face and feeling revulsion? I get sick now looking at the face of a cold blooded murder who is being praised by those in the white wing hate world. A 17 year old boy is dead and they praise the killer. The lost if humanity from these people are appalling.

Do you think Zimmerman will ever be able to live a normal life again?

His life is going to be a living hell. He might be a hero on fox and in white wing world but a month from now he will be a pariah. He will be looking over his shoulder everywhere he goes paranoid, and stressed. Yes it will be hell on earth. This is not going to end well for him in the long run.

Do you think he will ever be free to walk around and feel safe again.

His life is going to be a living hell. He might be a hero on fox and in white wing world but a month from now he will be a pariah. He will be looking over his shoulder everywhere he goes paranoid, and stressed. Yes it will be hell on earth.

My rich boss got a survey from the NRCC

I write his checks for his bills and fill out things for him. He got a NRCC survey with 31 questions. He didn't fill it out but on the last page they asked for donations of $35 to other. There were three places you can check. 1) yes! I am supporting the nrcc today to help reinforce our republican majority for the fast approaching 2014 elections when we will face aggressive attacks from President Obama's political machine. 2) I cannot pledge my support for this year, but would like to include a contribution of $15 to fund this survey and it's tabulation. Thank you for including my opinions.3) No, I want Barack Obama to have complete control of Wasinhton, and a democratic majority in the house to rubber stamp his liberal agenda.

My boss checked box 3 and wrote "not a republican but an American". He also put in zero in the donation boss. I was so thrilled. I asked him if i could fill out the survey and I went to town making sure I answered all the questions as a liberal. My boss told me he donated money to a friend from college who was republican and now he gets mail from the heritage foundation and recently from the George bush library of which he wrote, "0" you owe us!

If anyone is interested I will post some of the questions they are so loaded with bull. Should house republicans exercise vigorous congressional oversight to expose the real costs of Obamacare?

The only question about jobs was the approval of keystone pipeline jobs and asking if the republican position of lowering tax rates will promote economic growth and job creAtion. The same old shit that has never worked. They are so out of touch and evil.

WTF MSNBC why are you discussing how the republicans can win in 2016 by giving them advice??????

I watched part of Up with Chris Kornacke this AM. He has this panel discussion on why the republicans were for immigration reform but now their media controllers realize that the voters will probably vote Democratic. They talked about possible ways the republicans could expand their white vote to still be in power. I was angry why are they giving the republicans ideas on how to improve their outreach to white people? We don't need MSNBC to do the job that Fox has been doing. I'm not going to record this program anymore. Just goes to show you how corporate MSNBC really is. Watch Ring of Fire instead on FSTV that is a real progressive voice who won't be shrilling for the corporate GOP.

The only ones being real on MSNBC is Melissa and Ed on the weekend shows. I haven't watched the Karen Finney show because I am burned out on politics by then. But this show UP really irked me this AM

I guess we have to get used to white power politics come in fruition as the GOP strategy in 2014 and 2016. They'll be a lot of white hoods peeking out of white people's collars in the near future but something tells me it's not going to work for the GOP. A lot of our young voters grew up in a multicultural society and don't have the race hangups as their grandparents.
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