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Stuart G

Stuart G's Journal
Stuart G's Journal
November 28, 2023

What makes You HAPPY?

Being with friends,
Playing games on the computer.
Some foods.
Being with someone I love.
Watching Comedy Movies.
Watching old Star Trek and Star Wars movies and shows.
Warm weather when it is very cold..

November 28, 2023

Live Performances & Politicians you have seen live & in person

Peter, Paul and Mary, 3 times,
Shook George McGovern's' hand once for a moment.
November 26, 2023

Some corporations pay ..........NO TAXES... (IF IT WAS COMPLICATED, IT WOULD BE COMPLICATED!)

Some corporations pay ..........NO TAXES... (IF IT WAS COMPLICATED, IT WOULD BE COMPLICATED!)

https://www.americanprogress.org/article/these-19-fortune-100-companies-paid-next-to-nothing-or-nothing-at-all-in-taxes-in-2021/#:~:text=For%20instance%2C%20Salesforce%20paid%20no,%242.2%20billion%20in%20U.S.%20earnings




Amazon.com Inc....... $2.1 B $35.................. 6.1%
Exxon Mobil Corp........ $262 M $9.3.............. 2.8%
AT&T Inc. ................. $1.2 B .........$29.6 B...... minus - 4.1%
Microsoft Corp............. $ $33 B ......................9.7%
JPMorgan Chase ....... $2.9 B $48.2 B.............5.9%
Verizon Communica...... $1.9 B $27.2 B......... 6.9%
Ford Motor Co. $102 M $10 B ................... 1.0%
General Motors Co. $20 M $9.4 B.............0.2%

LOOK AT AT&T INCORP.....................................This corporation pays minus in taxes....gets a tax refund I expect

AND GUESS WHO PAYS THE MOST?....Microsoft...........(I am using that company right now)
(and look at the entire list..) ............. JUST SHOCKING !!!!

AT & T........................................................minus -------4.1%.

...............AT&T's CEO is John Stankey, appointed in Jul 2020, has a tenure of 3.33 years. total yearly compensation is $22.92M, comprised of 10.5% salary and 89.5% bonuses, including company stock and options. directly owns 0.011% of the company's shares, worth $12.39M.....................................................................................................................................................


PLEASE MAKE THIS GO ALL OVER THE INTERNET... (pass it on)

November 25, 2023

Oil Giant Shell Makes Billions Killing Climate and Spends Millions to Crush Its Opponents

Oil Giant Shell Makes Billions Killing Climate and Spends Millions to Crush Its Opponents
"Common Dreams."
ANDY ROWELL
JAMES MARRIOTT
Nov 25, 2023


The oil giant Shell spends millions of dollars each year to anticipate the future to try and predict the unpredictable.

In a corporate game of crystal-ball gazing, Shell likes to play the long game, looking decades into the future to predict upcoming geopolitical or technological trends.

Shell has led the way in corporate long-term thinking. It has been doing so for over fifty years, led by its “Shell scenarios” team. Jeremy Bentham led this team at Shell for nearly two decades until his retirement last year. “If things go wrong, you can lose a sack load of money or miss a lucrative emerging opportunity,” says Bentham. “Worse still, you can lose your reputation and your license to operate.”

On the walls of Bentham’s old office hung a picture of a dodo. The job of the Shell Scenario team, which numbers nearly thirty people, is to stop Shell from becoming extinct.

Despite the best efforts of the company to keep itself out of trouble and to constantly re-iterate its license to operate, it repeatedly screws up.
ENTIRE ARTICLE AT LINK BELOW:

https://www.commondreams.org/opinion/big-oil-shell-climate-activism
November 24, 2023

About the diversity of stuff on the internet...I found this one: "Where the movie Psycho was filmed."

I didn't know there was a record of where that 1960s movie was filmed.
______________________________________________________________________________________________

https://giggster.com/guide/movie-location/where-was-psycho-filmed#:~:text=In%20the%20movie%2C%20Bates%20Motel,isn%27t%20a%20real%20motel.

Yes, If you look, you can find anything on the internet about anything.

November 22, 2023

I am receiving countless phone calls to switch Medicare plans. They will end on December 7.

One of the letters from one of the companies said.

.."The Medicare Annuel Enrollment Period ends December 7th 2023. "
Because these companies get "LOTS OF MONEY WHEN YOU SWITCH PLANS"...THAT IS WHAT THEY WANT YOU TO DO
.
I'm on some kind of list that someone sold that states that I am on medicare, and that is why I get these phone calls.

Just to let everyone know, the calls will stop when December 7th passes in about 15 days. I
wonder if anyone else is getting countless calls?


That is all I know today...

November 22, 2023

RIGHT NOW...(in the lounge) there is a post about a baby tiger getting a belly rub.

at link below.............(.just needed to post for to inform you..)

https://www.democraticunderground.com/10181920919

November 22, 2023

The Most Amazing Thing About the Internet & Computers is: "Ask Any Question" & "Get An Answer Right Away."

You get an answer even if Google doesn't know the answer....(my opinion only,)

(reason for this post: sometimes you got to say what comes into your brain)

and...........................Thank You for Reading This..............................Stuart G...................................

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Hometown: Skokie, Illinois
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About Stuart G

I thought I knew a lot, and I found out... how little I knew about what I know...... ..... And how much more there is to learn, if I listen and read what others have to say.
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