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  • CEOs praise House GOP border tax proposal

    02/21/2017 5:01:01 AM PST · by davikkm · 9 replies
    thehill ^ | NAOMI JAGODA
    A group of chief executive officers are praising House Republicans' proposed border-adjustment tax as the debate escalates. Border adjustability, which would subject imports to U.S. tax and exempt exports "is consistent with the tax policies of nearly every other country in the world, and it would effectively end the 'Made in America' tax that creates an unfair advantage for foreign-based companies at the expense of U.S. jobs and economic growth," the CEOs wrote in a letter to congressional leaders Tuesday. Sixteen business leaders signed the letter, including the CEOs of Boeing, GE, McIlhenny Company, Pfizer and S&P Global. The chief...
  • Retail CEOs Praise President Trump after White House Meeting

    02/15/2017 1:00:53 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 9 replies
    GP ^ | 02/15/17 | Jim Hoft
    Amazing! President Trump met with several CEOs from retail giants including Target, JC Penney and Auto Zone.   President Trump told the retail leaders that his proposed tax cuts will help their industry. The group included  Target CEO Brian Cornell, Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly, GAP CEO Art Peck and Autozone CEO William Rhodes.   After the meeting Autozone CEO Ben Rhodes spoke to the press praising President Trump for taking time out to meet with the retail giants who hire 42 million Americans.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhtN4KLes8w  
  • Project Safe Childhood (U.S. Department of Justice stopping child exploitation)

    02/09/2017 11:06:45 AM PST · by Perseverando · 5 replies
    U.S. Department of Justice ^ | Updated April 19, 2016 | U.S. Department of Justice
    Project Safe Childhood is the Department of Justice initiative launched in 2006 to combat the proliferation of technology-facilitated crimes involving the sexual exploitation of children. The threat of sexual predators soliciting children for physical sexual contact is well-known and serious. The danger of perpetrators who produce, distribute and possess child pornography is equally dramatic and disturbing. There is often an international dimension to these crimes – for example, some offenders travel to victimize children outside of the United States or view live video streams (in addition to recorded still and video images) of children being abused in foreign countries. The...
  • Kentucky Man Sentenced to Prison For Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise (150,000 members)

    02/09/2017 9:03:18 AM PST · by Perseverando · 41 replies
    U.S. Department of Justice ^ | February 7, 2017 | Office of Public Affairs
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 7, 2017 A member of a highly sophisticated, global child exploitation enterprise dedicated to the sexual exploitation of children was sentenced to prison today. Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division; U.S. Attorney Jill Westmoreland Rose of the Western District of North Carolina; Special Agent in Charge John A. Strong of the FBI’s Charlotte, North Carolina, Division; Special Agent in Charge Amy Hess of the FBI’s Louisville, Kentucky, Division made the announcement. David Lynn Browning, 47, of Wooton, Kentucky, was sentenced to 240 months in prison for engaging in...
  • Silicon Valley CEOs didn't hide their distaste for Donald Trump. Now comes the reckoning

    12/13/2016 8:45:19 PM PST · by Fhios · 12 replies
    LA Times ^ | 12/13/2016 | Evan Halper and David Pierson
    Notable excerpt [snip] ... Justin Hamilton, a political advisor to tech firms who worked in the Obama administration, said Trump might present an identity crisis along with any opportunities for tech firms. “Who’s going to sign up to work at a place where they feel like they run the risk of undermining the values they hold dear?” he asked. .... [snip]
  • Consumers, businesses, and CEOs are all loving life since Trump's election

    12/08/2016 9:39:52 PM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 15 replies
    Business Insider via AOL ^ | Dec 8th 2016 | Bob Bryan
    Americans from all corners of the economy seem to be enjoying the conditions a lot more since the election of Donald Trump. Nearly every measure of consumer, business, or executive confidence has gained in the month since the election according to Michelle Meyer, chief US economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. "The data clearly show that consumers, investors, and business CEOs have all become more optimistic since the election," wrote Meyer in a note to clients on Thursday. Everything from regional manufacturing indexes to consumer confidence surveys to investor sentiment have ticked up since November 8. The only survey...
  • Clinton's State Dept. calendar missing scores of entries

    06/24/2016 4:22:04 AM PDT · by Bulwinkle · 62 replies
    AP ^ | 6/24/2016
    The AP review of Clinton's calendar — her after-the-fact, official chronology of the events of her four-year term — identified at least 75 meetings with longtime political donors and loyalists, Clinton Foundation contributors and corporate and other outside interests that were either not recorded or listed with identifying details scrubbed. The AP found the omissions by comparing the 1,500-page document with separate planning schedules supplied to Clinton by aides in advance of each day's events. The names of at least 114 outsiders who met with Clinton were missing from her calendar, the records show...
  • SEC requires companies to reveal CEO-vs-worker pay gap

    08/05/2015 1:24:47 PM PDT · by PROCON · 31 replies
    AP ^ | Aug. 5, 2015 | MARCY GORDON
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal regulators have approved a long-delayed rule requiring companies to reveal the pay gap between CEOs and their employees. The Securities and Exchange Commission voted Wednesday to order most public companies to disclose the ratio between their chief executives' annual compensation and median, or midpoint, employee pay.
  • Here are all the CEOs and politicians going to the top secret Bilderberg Conference this week

    06/10/2015 8:07:32 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 32 replies
    Bilderberg Conference Austria Global Economy Here are all the CEOs and politicians going to the top secret Bilderberg Conference this week A select group of global elite will gather in Telfs-Buchen, Austria, on Thursday for a super secret annual conference where they can discuss politics, foreign policy, and economics freely. Attendees hold "informal discussions to help create a better understanding of the complex forces and major trends affecting Western nations." Topics for discussion this year include artificial intelligence, cyber security, Greece, Iran, and the US elections. But it will be almost impossible to find out what is said on these...
  • Highest-Paid Chiefs in 2014 (CEOs)

    05/16/2015 1:46:45 PM PDT · by PROCON · 3 replies
    nytimes ^ | May 16, 2015
    Here are 200 of the highest-paid chief executives in American business. The list comes from the Equilar 200 Highest-Paid CEO Rankings, which lists the compensation of the chief executives of 200 public companies with a market capitalization of at least $1 billion, that filed proxies by April 30.
  • CEOs Angry Over Obamacare Rules; California to Extend Medi-Cal to Illegals

    12/01/2014 4:28:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | December 1, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I have some Obamacare news here. "Leading US CEOs..." This is a Reuters story. "Leading US CEOs, angered by the [Regime]'s challenge to certain 'workplace wellness' programs, are threatening to side with anti-Obamacare forces unless the government backs off... Major US corporations have broadly supported President Barack Obama's healthcare reform despite concerns over several of its elements, largely because it included provisions encouraging the wellness programs. "The programs aim to control health care costs by reducing smoking, obesity, hypertension and other risk factors that can lead to expensive illnesses. A bipartisan provision in [Obamacare] allows employers to...
  • Sen. Sessions: CEOs ´Scheming with WH to Extract by Executive Fiat´ Amnesty Congress Denied

    08/19/2014 9:49:42 AM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 8/19/14 | Craig Bannister
    Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) today accused executives at some of the world´s largest corporation of "scheming with the White House" to circumvent the law during their closed-door meeting with Pres. Obama today. "We have now arrived at a crisis point in American politics. Politico reports that the White House is meeting with the world´s largest corporations to discuss how executive actions on immigration could benefit them financially. The Administration has solicited ´a list of asks for the tech sector´ and ´provisions for low-skilled workers for industries, like construction´-including green cards and work authorizations-in order to ´get them on board´ with...
  • The poor neglected gifted child

    03/20/2014 8:33:23 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 89 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | March 16, 2014 | By Amy Crawford
    In a recent paper, Lubinski and his colleagues caught up with one cohort of 320 people now in their late 30s. At 12, their SAT math or verbal scores had placed them among the top one-100th of 1 percent. Today, many are CEOs, professors at top research universities, transplant surgeons, and successful novelists. That outcome sounds like exactly what you’d imagine should happen: Top young people grow into high-achieving adults. In the education world, the study has provided important new evidence that it really is possible to identify the kids who are likely to become exceptional achievers in the future,...
  • Indian Engineering needs Cleansing?

    01/24/2014 10:53:33 AM PST · by ND23 · 10 replies
    BrkDSilence ^ | BrkDSilence
    Indian engineering education is draped in a cloth that needs a proper wash! While scanning the list of alumni of IIT recently, I came across a few names that have peppered the leaves of successful men’s list but their contributions are far away in foreign lands. While combing through the facts I found that most of these elite men do not reside in their own land, and a major chunk is holding high profiles in the Unites States of America.
  • U.S. Sen. Bob Corker calls for hearing on JPMorgan's $2B trading loss(Let the show trials begin!)

    05/15/2012 6:51:35 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 26 replies
    Times Free Press ^ | May 15th | Associated Press
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bob Corker, a Republican who serves on the Senate Banking Committee, has called for a hearing on the $2-billion trading loss by JPMorgan Chase & Co., saying that "policies are going to be derived out of what’s happened." Corker, who was a key participant in the debate over the 2010 financial reform law, said it was important for policymakers to get the facts about the situation and whether pending regulations would have prevented it.
  • The States' War on Women(but aren't "the states" about 50% female?)

    08/12/2011 9:29:31 AM PDT · by flowerplough · 1 replies
    Ms. Magazine ^ | Summer 2011 | Chanlee
    In recent months we've become well aware of how U.S. House Republicans are trying to decimate services of vital importance to women. Don't take your eyes off your local statehouse, though: There, legislators have pushed the war on women equally far, cracking down on reproductive rights and cutting funding for education and health programs that largely benefit women and children. ( ... ) Conservative state legislators have also introduced more than 1,000 pieces of anti-choice legislation since January, according to the Guttmacher Institute. In Florida, the state Legislature brought up 18 bills that attempted to tighten abortion laws, and several...
  • OC cities paid community development execs $6.4 million(big busines hearts socialism)

    07/14/2011 9:22:21 AM PDT · by mainestategop
    OC Register ^ | 7/14/11 | teri sforza
    Think of the community development department as the place where government and industry must do some serious kissy-face.
  • Matthews Wonders Why Today’s CEOs Aren’t Committing Hari-Kari In Shame

    07/14/2011 6:57:16 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 20 replies
    http://radioviceonline.com/ ^ | July 14, 2011 | Jim Vicevich
    Ummmm. I’m not really sure what to say here. Is Chris suggesting that today’s CEOs should be jumping out of windows in shame for what he thinks they ‘ve done to the economy? Or, is he just getting misty eyed for the good old days? Help me out here my little mobsters. The conversation between him and noted lefty, seniors will just have to die, economist Robert Reich, concerned the debt ceiling battle and the Republican refusal to raise taxes on the rich. Chris lays the blame of this current recession directly at the feet of the “wealthy” … who...
  • The Wall Street Journal Survey of CEO Compensation ( Most CEOs give to democrats )

    05/10/2011 7:21:19 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 14 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | May 8th | Hay Group
    The Wall Street Journal CEO Compensation Study was conducted by Hay Group, a management-consulting firm. The study analyzes CEO pay from the biggest 350 U.S. public companies by revenue that filed their definitive proxy statements between May 1, 2010, and April 30, 2011. Survey Methodology & Terms Definitions Footnotes How to Use This Chart: Click on a column heading to sort by that category. For an individual executive's full compensation details, as well as a link to the proxy statement, click the relevant row. All figures in thousands
  • Aghast From Past: Ed Schultz Producer Suggested Obama 'Put a Gun' to Heads of CEOs

    01/11/2011 3:29:52 PM PST · by Nachum · 20 replies
    newsbusters ^ | 1/11/11 | Jack Coleman
    Go figure, yet another example of allegedly non-existent rhetoric from a liberal using violent and/or gun-related imagery. Not to worry though, apparently it's only conservatives who set off left wingers when this occurs and and not the other way around. Back on Dec. 16, I wrote about a conversation between liberal radio host Ed Schultz and his producer James "Holmy" Holm, who also helps Schultz with "The Ed Show" on MSNBC. Schultz's radio listeners have grown quite familiar with Holm, who has come on the air to chat with Schultz several times a week over the last year. Let's hear...