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  • Woke Capitalists Pandering To Colin Kaepernick And The ‘Social Justice’ Movement Will Never Win

    09/17/2020 8:29:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 09/17/2020 | By Emily Jashinsky
    Colin Kaepernick is right about one thing—the NFL’s new social justice messaging campaign is best described as “propaganda.” Kaepernick’s dissatisfaction with the league’s explicitly pro-Kaepernick efforts, however, should be a major lesson for other woke capitalists. Absolutely nothing short of dismantling the capitalist system will satisfy their detractors.Corporations can go to great lengths to mollify critics, but those critics will never be pleased because their worldview is ultimately rooted in radical anti-capitalism. Mark Cuban, for instance, should recognize that Kaepernick and the leaders of Black Lives Matter do not see him or Roger Goodell as allies, no matter how...
  • NBA Playoff Ratings Crash by 23%, Lowest Watched in 5 Years (another coronavirus victim)

    09/02/2020 2:11:46 AM PDT · by Libloather · 74 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/01/20 | Warner Todd Huston
    Despite near-daily efforts to show America how woke they are, or, because of it, the NBA’s playoff ratings are still tanking. “Weekday afternoon games have certainly hurt, but the first weekend of the NBA Playoffs was no ratings bonanza either,” Sports Media Watch reported. Viewership on ABC is down 23 percent and the numbers are down 20 percent overall compared to last year’s playoffs “The Lakers’ win ranks as ABC’s least-watched playoff opener in five years (2015 Pelicans-Warriors: 3.49M), with the caveat that this year marked the first time since 2004 that it did not air a game on the...
  • WATCH: NBA Player Calls Other Player ‘Bitch A** White Boy.’ Black ESPN Analyst Blasts Him

    08/22/2020 9:34:05 PM PDT · by montag813 · 76 replies
    24News ^ | 08-23-2020 | Greg Reynolds
    by Greg Reynolds A black NBA player reportedly made a shocking racial remark to a white NBA player after a heated confrontation during a game on Friday night while the players were wearing jerseys that had special social justice phrases printed on the back. “LA Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell and Dallas Mavericks Slovenian star Luka Doncic got into a scuffle last night that ended with Harrell calling Doncic a ‘bitchh ass white boy,'” Outkick columnist Gary Sheffield Jr. wrote. “The solution here is simple, even if many won’t like it: the NBA has to suspend Montrezl Harrell and send...
  • Mark Cuban lashes out with Fox rant after confronted with low ratings for woke NBA era

    08/16/2020 6:54:58 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 55 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Friday, August 14, 2020 | Douglas Ernst
    Mark Cuban says critics of the NBA’s Black Lives Matter activism should focus on Fox News’ ratings before the league. The Dallas Mavericks owner says a 4% dip in ratings for the league has far more to do with Joseph R. Biden’s presidential campaign than politicized programming alienating fans. “Lol. You do realize that was the day @JoeBiden picked @KamalaHarris?” the billionaire tweeted at Fox Sports Radio’s Clay Travis on Thursday. “Nothing makes a Fox News viewer want to get lied to more.” Cuban’s comments failed to take into account strong ratings for baseball and hockey despite the coronavirus pandemic....
  • Mark Cuban endorses Biden on Hannity: He 'actually wants to run a country'

    06/24/2020 10:18:41 AM PDT · by Stravinsky · 108 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 24, 2020 | Joe Concha
    Mark Cuban told Fox News host Sean Hannity that he will vote for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden over President Trump in November, arguing that Trump "only wants to run a campaign" while Biden "wants to run a country." The endorsement comes as Biden continues to expand his lead over the incumbent in recent polling, including a New York Times-Sienna College national poll finding the former vice president enjoying a 14-point edge, 50 percent to 36 percent. "Donald Trump doesn't want to run a country. He wants to run a campaign," Cuban told Hannity on Tuesday night. "Joe Biden...
  • Mark Cuban on if Mavericks kneel during national anthem: ‘Hopefully, I’d join them’

    06/18/2020 4:35:18 PM PDT · by Stravinsky · 61 replies
    NBC Sports ^ | Dan Feldman
    Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said kneeling during the national anthem wouldn’t have kept Colin Kaepernick off an NBA roster. That was a questionable claim that nobody tested. No NBA players emulated Kaepernick’s controversial demonstration (which protested racism, particularly through police brutality). But Cuban is now even more directly supporting players – particularly on Dallas – if they kneel during the anthem. Cuban, via ESPN: “If they were taking a knee and they were being respectful, I’d be proud of them. Hopefully I’d join them,” Cuban said. NBA rules state that players and coaches must stand for the national anthem, but...
  • Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has message for 'white people' in wake of George Floyd's death (we need to change because all black people are oppressed)

    06/02/2020 6:45:43 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 88 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 02 2020 | Ryan Gaydos
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban delivered a message for “white people” on social media in the wake of the police-involved death of George Floyd and the protests it sparked. Cuban, who was in Dallas on Sunday to participate in a vigil to honor the memory of Floyd, tweeted a letter from Emerson College president M. Lee Pelton and wrote that white people need to make a change in their lives. “Dear White People: We are the ones that need to change. This is not one man's story. This is almost every black man's story. Which is why the problem is...
  • Hannity gets into fiery political debate with Mark Cuban

    05/22/2020 8:25:52 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 25 replies
    Fox News on Youtube ^ | Premiered May 20, 2020 14K 1.6K SHARE SAVE
    'Shark Tank' star Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, joins Sean Hannity on 'Hannity.' #FoxNews #Hannity
  • Elon Musk: Politicians 'who stole our liberty' should be 'tarred, feathered & thrown out of town!'

    05/16/2020 12:44:15 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 73 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | May 16, 2020 | By Spencer Neale
    The founder of Tesla thinks that "politicians and unelected bureaucrats" who have abused their power during the coronavirus pandemic deserve to be punished for their decisions to shut down state economies across the country.
  • Elon Musk backs coronavirus reopening, takes heat from Rep. Omar

    04/29/2020 3:46:22 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 34 replies
    Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Mich., criticized Tesla CEO Elon Musk for calling on the United States to reopen amid coronavirus in a Wednesday morning tweet. "Billionaires want to continue profiting off your labor even if it means risking millions of lives," Omar wrote. "They call this 'freedom.'"
  • Elon Musk Plans to Pull Tesla Factory Out of California-Leading Democrat responds, (Bleep) Elon Musk.”

    05/12/2020 6:16:02 AM PDT · by SJackson · 21 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | May 12, 2020 | Lloyd Billingsley
    <p>“Frankly, this is the final straw. Tesla will now move its HQ and future programs to Texas/Nevada immediately. If we even retain Fremont manufacturing activity at all, it will be depend on how Tesla is treated in the future. Tesla is the last carmaker left in CA.”</p>
  • California pol tweets '[bleeping] Elon Musk’ after announcement to move Tesla

    05/10/2020 10:08:35 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 75 replies
    The New York Post ^ | May 10, 2020 | Lee Brown
    <p>A California assemblywoman has drawn outrage with a blunt attack on Tesla’s plans to quit the Golden state — tweeting, “F–k Elon Musk.”</p> <p>Lorena Gonzalez sent the tweet late Saturday night shortly after Musk, 48, said he would move his pioneering tech company to either Texas or Nevada because of an ongoing spat about reopening in California.</p>
  • Mark Cuban sent secret shoppers to Dallas businesses to see what safety precautions they were taking as the city reopened and almost none were fully complying

    05/10/2020 4:21:32 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 57 replies
    Insider ^ | 5/8/2020 | Tyler Lauletta
    Mavericks owner Mark Cuban commissioned a group of secret shoppers to examine how Dallas businesses were handing the city's reopening after its coronavirus lockdown. The study found that 96% of businesses failed to fully comply with state guidelines.
  • Mark Cuban pushes back on Elon Musk calling states' coronavirus lockdowns 'fascist'

    04/30/2020 6:26:31 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 44 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 30 2020 | Talia Kaplan
    Dallas Mavericks Owner and billionaire investor Mark Cuban pushed back Wednesday on Tesla CEO Elon Musk for reportedly calling states' coronavirus shelter-in-place orders “fascist.” “Anything that negatively impacts Tesla, Elon hates, period, end of story,” Cuban said on “Fox News @ Night” on Wednesday. “I don’t think he has other people’s interests at heart. I mean, I don’t really know him at all, but that’s just my take.” During an earnings call on Wednesday, The Verge reported that Musk said, “The expansion of shelter-in-place, or as we call it, forcibly imprisoning people in their homes, against all their constitutional rights,...
  • Mark Cuban slams 'too quiet' Biden for lacking 'leadership' to counter Trump's misinformation

    04/28/2020 5:58:44 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 38 replies
    MSNBC ^ | April 28, 2020
    In a new interview with MSNBC’s Ari Melber, billionaire investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban argues Biden has been “too silent” in the coronavirus era and “is not really offering solutions in a way that builds confidence.”
  • Mark Cuban Predicts We’re Going to See ‘Best of Capitalism’ After Coronavirus ‘Recession’

    03/26/2020 2:39:12 PM PDT · by JV3MRC · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 3/26/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    It looks like one big-name businessman isn’t allowing the coronavirus to dim his hopes on America’s economic strength. The Hillary Clinton supporter, billionaire Shark Tank star and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban stated in an economic-based interview on a Fox News podcast Fox News Rundown that “We've had a taste of socialism right now ... giving money and redistributing wealth ... that's okay.” But Cuban didn’t put his stock in socialism: “‘But, I think we are truly going to see the best of capitalism when we come out of the other side, because this is where people are going to...
  • Arrested man tells officers he's Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, Nashville police say

    10/07/2019 10:17:31 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 19 replies
    www.dallasnews.com ^ | 4:42 PM on Oct 3, 2019 | By Tom Steele
    It turns out he wasn't, though. When police were called to a Nashville gas station this week to arrest a trespasser, they found themselves face to face with a man who said he owned the Dallas Mavericks.
  • NYC residents ecstatic over OZY Fest cancellation

    07/20/2019 6:44:20 AM PDT · by frogjerk · 46 replies
    News of the OZY Fest cancellation wasn’t sitting well with out-of-state ticket holders on Friday, with many traveling from far and wide to be at the two-day Central Park event — which cost a whopping $399 to attend. New Yorkers, on the other hand — who blasted the city for renting out a typically free public space and “going capitalist” — were ecstatic
  • ‘I’ve Never Seen a Stronger Economy in My Life’ says ‘Shark Tank’ Investor Kevin O’Leary

    07/18/2019 9:55:57 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | July 18, 2019 | Matt Margolis
    Appearing on CNBC Wednesday, Canadian businessman and television personality Kevin O’Leary raved about the state of the U.S. economy , based on his more than 50 “Shark Tank” companies. “Most of the Sharks have a similar portfolio,” O’Leary told CNBC on Wednesday. “It’s an amazing index on America’s economy because they’re almost in every state, in every sector.” O’Leary along with investors Mark Cuban, Robert Herjavec, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner and Daymond John put up their own money on “Shark Tank” to buy stakes in start-ups looking for capital and influential business partners. “I can report to you, on a...
  • Mark Cuban takes shot at AOC, Sanders, Warren Yahoo Finance

    06/21/2019 4:41:03 PM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    AOL ^ | Jun 19th 2019 | Adriana Belmonte
    Despite the fact that politicians like U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and presidential candidates U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) have made it a point to call out the top 0.1%, not everyone agrees with their philosophies. Billionaire Mark Cuban implied that had they been as successful as him, they might not have as much to say about the ultra-wealthy. He remarked that AOC’s criticism of capitalism is “headline porn” and noted the fact she started a business, a now-defunct publisher called Brook Avenue Press. “Bernie Sanders has a book business, you know, Elizabeth Warren...