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AOC Fails to Mention Amazon Only Bringing 1,500 Jobs Instead of 25,000 After She Interfered

23,500 less jobs. Not good.

John Salvatore

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It might be time to raise the age limit for members of Congress. However old AOC is is clearly too young. She’s far too naive to be in such a position of power. And worse yet, you just know she’ll run for president in 2024. That’s a devastatingly scary thought.

After working to undermine Amazon’s deal to open a headquarters in her state, which would’ve brought with it billions for the local economy and 25,000 jobs, AOC celebrated and Amazon moved on.

On Saturday, the Jeff Bezos-led company announced it would open a much, much smaller operation in Manhattan, employing only 1,500 people. In case AOC isn’t sure, that’s a lose of 23,500 potential jobs.

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She doesn’t care, though. She thinks she won the argument. Naturally, she’s wrong. Go figure.

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Me waiting on the haters to apologize after we were proven right on Amazon and saved the public billions

From Daily Mail:

However, the congresswoman’s critics were quick to point out that Amazon’s new plans differ significantly from the cancelled HQ2.

‘Another day, another viral misleading tweet from AOC. Amazon is leasing office space in Manhattan for 1,500 employees, which is 6% of the 25,000 jobs its HQ2 in Queens (her district) was supposed to add,’ tweeted Peter J. Hasson, a reporter for the Daily Caller.

‘Amazon is now going to create just 6% of the jobs they would’ve before AOC killed their deal with NYC (1,500 vs 25,000), but by all means take a victory lap for the 23,500 jobs that are never coming to NYC thanks to AOC,’ tweeted Josh Jordan, and marketing-research consultant in Chicago.

While we’re here, let’s clear up some GOP disinfo:
– “It’s 1500 jobs vs 25,000”: The 25,000 jobs figure was a 10-20 year fantasy # from Amazon, not a promise or agreement. In exchange for that lack of commitment, they wanted billions of public $. Their Y1 jobs projection was 700.

– “It’s in Manhattan, not Queens”: If you live in NYC, you would know people commute to work. Amazon would not have paid taxes for many, many years and not contribute to fixing our crumbling subway system. So lots of added strain, no benefit.

– Also, and very importantly, these jobs are for FREE. The public was going to pay $3 billion in public subsidies & millions in hard cash building Amazon’s campus for them- NYC residents were subsidizing Amazon tons per job. Now they‘re bringing work without the welfare.

Lets clear up some @AOC disinfo:

Those billions in tax credits ONLY came to fruition if Amazon met the specific goals set forward by Gov Cuomo and NYC:

https://ny.curbed.com/2018/11/16/18098589/amazon-hq2-nyc-queens-long-island-city-explained …

That included a massive construction project: “Amazon will build a campus of at least 4 million square feet…But rather than going through the city’s extensive land use review process, known as ULURP, the state will take the lead and override local regulations”

Lets note that @AOC never, ever talks about the loss of construction jobs…which would have been significant.

“The agreement comes with a number of incentives: Specifically, Amazon will receive $897 million from the city’s Relocation and Employment Assistance Program (REAP) and $386 million from the Industrial & Commercial Abatement Program (ICAP).” This would have been upfront. But…

“It will receive an additional $505 million in a capital grant and $1.2 billion in “Excelsior” credits if its job creation goals are met. That brings the total amount of public funds granted to $2.988 billion—in other words, the city and state will pay Amazon $48,000 per job.”

To brand every viewpoint that’s different from yours as a GOP talking point is callous and tired.

How do you brag about trading +20000 jobs in queens for 1500 jobs in Manhattan? 🤔🙄

Congrats on playing yourself 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

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Report: New Evidence Suggests Over 40,000 People Have Died In Wuhan From COVID-19

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John Salvatore

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Unless you voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016 and plan to vote for Joe Biden in November, there’s a decent chance you’re aware that China is most likely lying about its death totals when it comes to coronavirus. On Friday, a left-leaning outlet reported the communist regime might already have over 40,000 deaths – just in Wuhan alone. From Washington Post via Daily Wire: The coronavirus pandemic ravaging the globe officially claimed 2,563 lives in Wuhan, where it began in a market that sold exotic animals for consumption. But evidence emerging from the city as it stirs from its two-month hibernation suggests the real death toll is exponentially higher. … Using photos posted online, social media sleuths have estimated that Wuhan funeral homes had returned 3,500 urns a day since March 23. That would imply a death toll in Wuhan of about 42,000 — or 16 times the official number. Another widely shared calculation, based on Wuhan’s 84 furnaces running nonstop and each cremation taking an hour, put the death toll at 46,800. Here’s more COVID-19 randomness, via Twitter… https://twitter.com/barstoolsports/status/1246211252193550336 https://twitter.com/afbranco/status/1246082162199166976 https://twitter.com/ReaganBattalion/status/1246220308228591617 https://twitter.com/barstoolsports/status/1246219680995577856 https://twitter.com/realDailyWire/status/1246211070072516608 https://twitter.com/larryelder/status/1244819158719590400 https://twitter.com/TMZ/status/1246210960668442629 https://twitter.com/barstoolsports/status/1246212131495673856 https://twitter.com/realDailyWire/status/1246218055874535424

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Ilhan Omar: ‘Hundreds of Thousands’ of Americans Might Die Because of President Trump

A little hyperbolical…

John Salvatore

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Imagine having nothing better to do with your life than slamming the duly-elected leader of the free world, non-stop. People like Ilhan Omar (MN) honestly believe that President Trump is doing a bad job handling the coronavirus. He’s not. He has actually taken tremendous steps to slow the spread. But libs are gonna lib, no matter the situation. From Fox News: Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., argued that President Trump could cost “hundreds of thousands of lives” through his administration’s “completely failed” response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “I think with each day that goes by, it becomes clearer and clearer how badly this administration has completely failed the American people,” Omar told Sirius XM host Dean Obeidallah during the Thursday edition of his radio show. Omar said, “When you have the richest country in the world and we have all kinds of advantages, yet thousands, yet hundreds of thousands of people could die because of his mismanagement and his inability to really be quite upfront with people is quite devastating. As you just pointed out, for weeks, this president downplayed this crisis.” Here’s more COVID-19 randomness, via Twitter… https://twitter.com/Breaking911/status/1246240007523885056 https://twitter.com/TheCoronaMemes/status/1246253612323364865 https://twitter.com/barstoolsports/status/1246244846731493379 https://twitter.com/TMZ/status/1246248396593250306 https://twitter.com/billboard/status/1246258404726837248 https://twitter.com/ABC/status/1246262480353005568 https://twitter.com/barstoolsports/status/1246247960314331138 https://twitter.com/TMZ/status/1246241158902226945 https://twitter.com/barstoolsports/status/1246257429903544322 https://twitter.com/TMZ/status/1246256241648848899 https://twitter.com/rnz_news/status/1246264313616019457 https://twitter.com/BarstoolNewsN/status/1246248030992584707

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