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NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Slammed for 'Groveling at the Feet' of Bezos in Effort to Revive Amazon HQ2

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Slammed for 'Groveling at the Feet' of Bezos in Effort to Revive Amazon HQ2

Jake Johnson, staff writer

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was accused of "groveling at the feet" of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Thursday following reports that Cuomo has been pleading directly with the billionaire to revive plans for the HQ2 site in Long Island City.

"Our members continue to stand firmly against this terrible deal that puts their livelihoods and neighborhoods at risk. We and our fierce partners are ready to ensure this zombie does not come back to life."
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We should call him McCuomo. He acts like a republican and looks somewhat like a turtle.

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Dear Governor Cuomo,

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Amazon is supposedly one of the most anti-union, anti-labor companies in the World. I don’t understand why 70 unions would be clamoring for them to come to a place where they are clearly not wanted by local working-class people? Somebody please solve this contradiction for me? I’m thinking this is short-sighted greed on the part of some construction trade unions who would build the facilities and not those who would work there long-term?

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He can work with his former corporate Dim N.Y. representative Crowley who is now a lobbyist for Amazon. Wake up Democrat suckers, you are being sold to the highest bidders.

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Concerning Cuomo: The first thing that most likely comes to mind is,”What’s in it for Him?”

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Let’s not forget Bezos is a parasite. Amazon paid NO Taxes The last two years in a row.
This needs to end fast

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Paraphrasing James Connolly, Irish Political Activist: ‘Governments are committees of the rich managing the affairs of the capitalist’. Cuomo can’t find money to provide relief for the needy and sick but can easily accommodate the vulgar rich with multiple billion dollars of capitalist welfare…

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Cuomo plans to “take over the process and can comfortably assure Amazon the approval will get done”

What that means is even more taxpayer handouts to bribe everyone to get the deal done. Cuomo runs that state like a mob boss.

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Ironically, you link to a source owned by Bezos.

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A clone of Scott Walker of Wisconsin. Give the tax payers money to the , already, rich. Will we ever know of the profiting of walker and others for the Foxconn give away? Doubt it.

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Might also be good for him to acquire a pillow or prayer rug to help soften the abrasions on his forehead/nose as he bows and grovels to the gods of mammon…

When it comes to the fine art of the grovel, no one anywhere can beat a corporate democrat. They have taken the art to a level only imagined in the past and when combined with the skill of boot licking nothing or nobody else can come close. It is amazing to watch. Go Gov. Cuomo, show the world how it is done.

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Now you see why Con. Hakeem ( The Corporate Dream ) Jeffries was given the 4th position in Democratic House leadership over Con. Barbara Lee. He’s a shill for the NY City real estate crowd. Jeffries is certainly not tone deaf to Wall St. He responds to " Cha Ching " like a lab rat responds to opiated peanut butter.
Cuomo, on the other hand, is governor of a state that’s losing Congressional clout and has no Corporate Dimocratic candidate. Gillibrand has turned into another VP wannabe whose only lifeline is Joe ( Mike Pence is a good guy ) Biden. Bloomberg can’t buy the nomination and if he runs a 3rd Party spoiler campaign, he will cause a rift which Klobachur, Harris or Booker, could never repair. A real left/progressive 3rd Party would almost surely spring up and capture 35-40% of the current rank-and-file.
The Cuomo-Bezos tryst is just a symptom of the fight that is coming in the Democratic Party. As Sen. Sanders has stated, " They may have the money, but we have the people ".

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Hey NY you were the morons who landslide this corrupt scumbag over Cynthia Nixon in the first place, so its a little late to be bitching now.

BECAUSE, you have shown some critical thinking capability, let me suggest to you, this whole NY HQ2 thing was a classic US false flag. Ask any relative of yours living in NYC, if Midtown Manhattan, or Long Island City is capable of supporting a “logistics hub” serving the northeast. If a true New Yorker is answering you, they will laugh for full 30 seconds, cough, and then start spouting obscenities at the ridiculousness of the idea, ending with “fuhgeddaboudit”.

But alas, we live in an age of 24/7 spin and new cycle lies amounting to massive gaslighting of our own people. And it’s only getting worse under Trumpf and with Millennials who believe in the supremacy of the transistor over life.

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I hope Cuomo loses and that Amazon locates at the Limestone Air Base near Caribou Maine. 25,000 jobs and not a smoke stack in sight Nice big runway for corporate jets. great snow sledding skiing, and fresh clean air, clean water dedicated work force great education facilities, medical will have to be expanded and we have really great politicians. They haven’t yet been corrupted. Come to Caribou Maine Bezos. We will treat you right and with the respect of a multi billionaire. Did I mention we are on the Canadian border?

I’m strictly a Midwesterner, who has spent some limited time in the Tri-State area, enough to understand that logistically trying to move any goods en mass out of that area efficiently is next to impossible.

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Open that can of worms, and we’ll all have to step away from our keyboards. See the recent articles on surveillance capitalism.

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midwesterner, good on you! your limited time in the tri-state told you more than all the high salaried parlous state of ivy league reporting in “the media” did! to boot they took out a one page ad in the NYTIMES on a complete fake issue. One day they will be sending your grankids to war the same way.

hidden fact #2: Amazon serves the tri-state area just fine currently from it’s logisitics center in…(wait for it)…Paramus, NJ (wide open strip mall capital of America surrounded by highways)! Surely the media knew this?