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New York mayor says Amazon headquarters debacle was 'an abuse of corporate power'

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New York (CNN Business)New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is still upset that Amazon isn't coming to New York.

De Blasio attacked the company Sunday for canceling plans to build a second headquarters in Queens last week.
"This is an example of an abuse of corporate power," de Blasio told NBC's Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press." "Amazon just took their ball and went home. And what they did was confirm people's worst fears about corporate America." He made similar comments in a New York Times op-edSaturday.
 
 
Yep, abuse of corporate power.  That's it.
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"I am representing 8.6 million people, and a clear majority of those people believe we need more fairness in our economy. But of course, we need jobs, we need growth, we need revenue," said the mayor, who called himself a progressive. "Progressives can do both."

 

How do you get growth in a state that punishes growth?  Sure, Amazon was getting a deal from NY and NYC, but in the end, NY and NYC would have squeezed Amazon for every cent it could.  I never understand why anyone would want to do business in that cesspool.

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1 hour ago, Bill & Katya said:

"I am representing 8.6 million people, and a clear majority of those people believe we need more fairness in our economy.

 

maybe they should first believe in a paycheck.


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19 hours ago, Ban Hammer said:

maybe they should first believe in a paycheck.

No doubt.  These idiot leftist politicians from NYC that drove Amazon away are just plain stupid.  You wait until these companies set up shop and invest billions in starting and growing the location before you hammer them and take control of their capital.  I wonder if this will be a bell weather for any other corporation that even has an inkling of moving to NY or NYC.


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