Starbucks: Transphobia, Bad Coffee and Hypocrisy

It is controversial that Starbucks has muscled into the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA), since even the more generous members of SCA weakly praise Starbucks coffee as “mediocre”. (They are more generous that I.) Anyway, Starbucks has used money to buy its way into the club of the best coffee makers. So in 2014/2015, Sarbucks was […]

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Amazon Creates Army of Trolls To Claim Its Wages Are High

(Here is some random Twitter chatter about how Amazon has created an army of trolls to claim that wages are high and working conditions are good. Interestingly, one Amazon troll hides behind the name “Gay” to gain credibility.) ===== FLAMBOYANT SHOES GUY @bornwithatail” So Amazon has set up an army of bot accounts, allegedly from […]

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Seattle Used to Be So Nice: A Letter To a Shocked Tourist

Truly, Seattle is a basket case. They have pushed it very far, sliding on a massive tax base they did nothing to cultivate. Once Seattle was a truly great place to live and that alone was the basis for “high tech” economic growth. (Amazon is, you realize, mainly just a low wage warehousing operation with […]

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Are Massive Data Breaches A Policy Instrument?

The first story is about a massive data breach under the Obama Administration: personal informational and files on all whistleblowers at the Department of Homeland security and beyond.  The second story is about the purchase of an American company by a Chinese company: Such acquisitions always require approval of the Administration and the Committee of […]

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N4 Seattle: Soros, Soros, Soros, Soros, Soros and the Seattle Gay News

Groups funded by Soros include Refuse Fascism, Refuse Fascism-Seattle, Indivisible North Seattle, Indivisible WA2, and Mount Baker Indivisible. Co-sponsor Seattle Gay News probably insisted that the event be “Kid Friendly”. https://www.facebook.com/events/116801269011808/ Nov 4: It Begins: Refuse Fascism: Nov 4 – The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go! – Seattle Public: Hosted by Indivisible North Seattle and 2 […]

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