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  • The Most Anti-Conservative Company in America is Making a Big Move - Greenfield

    06/22/2019 9:03:38 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 56 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | June 21, 2019 | Daniel Greenfield
    The Most Anti-Conservative Company in America is Making a Big Move Is the country run by the voters or by Marc Benioff? June 21, 2019 Daniel Greenfield 80 "You better consider the economic consequences of your social and political advocacy," Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff warned conservative states. It was 2016 and the smirking bearded billionaire was fresh off his war against conservative states, most notably Indiana, which had dared to pass laws protecting religious freedom against his wishes. The portly billionaire with a scraggly beard and a social justice brand that covers his ruthlessness in his business dealings responded...
  • Billionaires Demand Fast-Track Green Cards for 400,000 Visa Workers

    12/08/2018 8:17:02 PM PST · by RightGeek · 75 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/7/2018 | Neil Munro
    Internet billionaire Marc Benioff is urging the GOP Congress and President Donald Trump to fast-track 400,000 foreign visa-workers — plus 400,000 family members — to green cards, the U.S. job market, and the ballot box. “This is good for our economy,” Benioff said in a Tuesday tweet that was applauded by Silicon Valley lobbyists. “We need to grow our workers to grow our economy.” Benioff’s comment is a tautology: Expanding the population by importing more than 800,000 people would obviously grow the nation’s economy, retail sales, government taxes, company profits, and Wall Street stock options. But Benioff’s cheap-labor importation plan...
  • Meredith Corp. agrees to sell Time Magazine for $190M

    09/16/2018 5:33:46 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/16/18 | Morgan Gstalter
    Media giant Meredith Corporation has agreed to sell Time Magazine for $190 million, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. Marc Benioff, co-founder of the cloud computing company Salesforce.com, and his wife Lynn Benioff are purchasing the publication, they confirmed to the Journal. The proposed sale to the Benioffs is expected to close within 30 days and will be unrelated to Salesforce.com. They also told the newspaper that they won’t have any day-to-day influence over the magazine’s operations, nor will they have any journalistic input. “We’re investing in a company with tremendous impact on the world, one that is also an...
  • Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff proclaims 3rd political party of CEO's

    04/03/2015 7:43:04 PM PDT · by StoneWallJack · 33 replies
    CNN Money ^ | 04/02/2015 | Charles Riley
    "This is a really important point that, you know, CEOs have a lot of power and control on investment in states and we want to invest in states where there is equality," Benioff said. "One thing that you're seeing is that there is a third [political] party emerging in this country, which is the party of CEOs," he said
  • Salesforce CEO Says Company Is ‘Canceling All Programs’ In Indiana Over LGBT Discrimination Fears

    03/26/2015 1:20:15 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 60 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | March 26, 2015
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff says he doesn’t want his employees subjected to discrimination as part of their work for the San Francisco-based company, and he is cancelling all required travel to the state of Indiana following the signing of a religious freedom law that some say allows business to exclude gay customers. On Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed into law a religious objections bill that some business leaders have opposed amid concern it could allow discrimination against homosexuals. Indiana is the first state to enact such a change this year among about a dozen...
  • Obama National Campaign Co-Chair Donated $10,000 to Paul Ryan

    08/21/2012 12:48:07 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 1 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | August 21, 2012 | DANIEL HALPER
    A big-time donor to President Barack Obama is also a financial supporter of Paul Ryan. Marc Benioff, a national campaign co-chair for President Obama's reelection campaign, donated $10,000 to Ryan's political action committee earlier this summer, in June, according to CNN. Benioff has helped raise more than $500,000 for Obama's re-election effort, and even hosted a $35,800-a-plate fundraiser featuring Stevie Wonder and hip-hop artist Will.i.am. The founder and CEO of Salesforce.com is also an Obama national campaign co-chair, a distinction awarded to select Democratic heavyweights like Rahm Emanuel, Dick Durbin and Russ Feingold. "I'm squarely a supporter of the president,...