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I Man Rastafari 11-13-2019 05:13 AM

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Greetings!

Kanye has suffered very much stress for some time now and he has decided to change his name to Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West for the reason that he is suffering from post traumatic stress disorder due to racism and threats from white nationalists. Kanye is as rich as any white man and he is married to a white woman but the white man will not recognize his genius so he has to put it in his name. Now at last Kanye will receive the respect he deserves.

Jah Guide!
Trevor

Didymus Much 11-13-2019 06:08 AM

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...Now at last Kanye will receive the respect he deserves...

Don Jr. loves CGBKW's latest album, so no lies there. ;)


Though, I have seen some tweets referring to him as "Uncle Ruckus" or a "Hotep". Maybe you could explain these terms to the nice white folk here? :)

Johny Joe Hold 11-13-2019 02:24 PM

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Originally Posted by I Man Rastafari (Post 1260317)
Greetings!

Kanye has suffered very much stress for some time now and he has decided to change his name to Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West for the reason that he is suffering from post traumatic stress disorder due to racism and threats from white nationalists. Kanye is as rich as any white man and he is married to a white woman but the white man will not recognize his genius so he has to put it in his name. Now at last Kanye will receive the respect he deserves.

Jah Guide!
Trevor

What really cheezes me off is Negro men who steal beautiful white women from white men and then steal the white man's dollars. This Cain guy is going to steal Joel Osteen's Sunday collection revenue. Joel needs this money for Jesus and was under a lot of stress before this came along. Perhaps Joel will take a cut, I don't know about the contract.


https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbi...=1490&ito=1490

I Man Rastafari 11-13-2019 02:46 PM

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Originally Posted by Didymus Much (Post 1260319)
Don Jr. loves CGBKW's latest album, so no lies there. ;)


Though, I have seen some tweets referring to him as "Uncle Ruckus" or a "Hotep". Maybe you could explain these terms to the nice white folk here? :)


Greetings!

It would be my great pleasure to explain these confusing contradictions to my white friends. The three things that all Black men want to accomplish are 1- Get money from white people. 2- Have sex with white girls. 3- Get over on the white man.

Kanye has accomplished all three of these goals and he should get an award for that. Kanye has found that every time he appears in public wearing a red hat the white people buy something from him and he gets richer with more money. Many Black men who have been kept down and denied an education believe Kanye is demonstrating his dislike of the Black man by wearing a red hat that is reserved for white nationalists but they are mistaken. Kanye is a genius and that is why he has changed his name to Genius so people will know. Also he is very rich and a Christian like the white Baptists and he wants everyone to know that too. Kanye is now a preaching Rap Artist/Mogul/Black man/Billionaire/Genius and if he was asked nicely he would probably deliver a sermon to the Landover Baptist Church congregation and possibly leave a nice donation when he goes back home to Hollywood California where all the rich people live.

Jah Guide!
Trevor

MitzaLizalor 11-14-2019 08:23 AM

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This thread is about Stress Among the Super Rich, not the comparatively rich in California.

Johny Joe Hold 11-18-2019 10:37 PM

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Sometimes one has to extend sympathy even to rich liberals. Michael Bloomberg is an example.

He drove himself to be a billionaire with more political influence than any other billionaire in New York City. Off and on he mentioned running for the Presidency. Then he decided to run for Mayor of New York City and served a couple of terms. He was pleased to be at the pinnacle of influence he had always dreamed of.

Then, disaster. His nemesis, another billionaire named Donald Trump, bested Bloomberg by becoming President. Now Bloomberg is distraught and needs to become President himself in order to regain the self worth he has always pursued.

It hurts to say it, but our prayers need to include all stressed billionaires, including Bloomberg.

https://thenypost.files.wordpress.co...8&h=410&crop=1

Prayer Warrior 11-21-2019 06:12 AM

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Sometimes one has to extend sympathy even to rich liberals. Michael Bloomberg is an example.

He drove himself to be a billionaire with more political influence than any other billionaire in New York City. Off and on he mentioned running for the Presidency. Then he decided to run for Mayor of New York City and served a couple of terms. He was pleased to be at the pinnacle of influence he had always dreamed of.

Then, disaster. His nemesis, another billionaire named Donald Trump, bested Bloomberg by becoming President. Now Bloomberg is distraught and needs to become President himself in order to regain the self worth he has always pursued.

It hurts to say it, but our prayers need to include all stressed billionaires, including Bloomberg.

https://thenypost.files.wordpress.co...8&h=410&crop=1

I don't think Bloomberg as that bad of a liberal. The "democratic establishment" loves him, which is code for weak/right leaning Democrats bribed to pretend to pass liberal policies and fail. Granted, they still tend to support homersex, drugs, and other diabolical issues. So they're still nowhere as good as getting a Republican in office, but they're not that much worse than so-so Republicans like Mitt Romney either.


I think after the massive success of Donald Trump, the American people are saying "I want more billionaires to run for president".


https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/22/u...ates-2020.html


If the passionate Leon Cooperman, the billionaire who was in tears over a prospective wealth tax likes him, how bad can he be? Of course, Bloomberg is no Donald Trump.


https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/08/leon...president.html

"When politicians in New York city were pushing for a billionaires tax, he (Bloomberg) resisted and he explained that when you lose one billionaire you've lost more revenue than you're going to get from everyone else. He understands how the system works, and I appreciate that."

Although I am a little skeptical of the "we must extent our prayers to all billionaires" notion. Wouldn't this include people like George Soros?

MitzaLizalor 11-22-2019 11:58 AM

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Wouldn't this include people like George Soros?

Perhaps if I included an extra prayer for billionaires who attended the LSE, wherein doth sit the dread and fear of kings? For them to be twice blessed, rehabilitation of self worth together with a wakening view of God is called for. Call me an old softy but I'll always pray for His light to shine in the wonderful world He made where otherwise there'd only be darkness and fear. Even for socialists.

Saul held the coats while Christians were murdered but God's light shone and Paul was born. When creeds opposed to wellbeing make the rules, anyone seeking Truth gets lined up against the wall. Commies are well advanced in this policy area but look how it turned out for them. Bad for communism (it went belly up with quite a bang) bad for Kings and Queens, bad for their children some of whom actually were seeking and bad for the starving peasants whose starvation maxed out once those doctrinaire Marxists got going. The problem is that they can't comprehend a peasant or a trillionaire would ever know what they wanted or how to get it. Let's face it, what socialist was ever more that a bourgeois dilettante? Not Marx, that's for sure. Engels? Who knows? At least he knew how wealth was created.
Micah 4:12 But they know not the thoughts of the LORD, neither understand they his counsel: for he shall gather them as the sheaves into the floor.
Only Jesus saves.

Prayer Warrior 12-08-2019 08:24 PM

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Walmart is the largest brick and mortar retail chain (and previously the largest retailer before Amazon came and took their spot) https://www.investopedia.com/article...s-wmt-cost.asp

I'm constantly hearing about how Walmart and Amazon keep mistreating employees. Both employers are known for their strict time off policies (eg. they give you a certain amount of time off per year, if you go over that, for almost any reason, termination), and how their reducing their work force, including disabled workers to make sure their workers meet their needs as a company ( https://www.cbsnews.com/news/walmart...policy-change/ )


Well, Amazon managed to one up them. A recent report showed employees had around six times the injury rate as the industry average (https://www.theatlantic.com/technolo...juries/602530/ )


Also, there are frequently stories about management indifference to employee injury.

https://www.motherjones.com/politics...nic-warehouse/


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One morning in January 2017, Andrea woke up with her right hand bent into a claw-like shape. She used her left hand to pry her fingers straight, but even opening her bedroom door sent a shock of pain from her palm up through her shoulder. At the warehouse, coworkers told her to shrug off the soreness and that it was “normal.” But the sharp pain persisted. Andrea said she had to keep herself from crying as she tried to pick up items from the tightly packed cubbies. When she told a supervisor that day, he told her to go to AmCare. The workers there gave her an icepack but otherwise didn’t tell her to report her injury. After she secured the icepack to her hand with a rubber band, Andrea went back to climbing up a ladder to reach items up on the shelves. Navigating the ladder with one hand encumbered by the icepack proved too difficult, and she fell three more times that day. She says that after complaining to her manager about the hazard five times, she stopped using the icepack.

Not only that, Amazon is so efficient employees don't even have time to go to the bathroom and have resorted to urinating in bottles.


https://digg.com/2018/amazon-workers-pee


Now Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world. I think the message here is crystal clear. The more you encourage rugged individualism in your company the more successful you will be.


People will spread myths all the time about how you need to "treat your employees well and they'll do good work" and how implementing unions and other workers rights ultimately helps employers, ( https://www.inc.com/aj-agrawal/why-t...a-success.html ) but real world free market principles shows that this is not the case. You give employees an inch and they'll take a mile, and employee rights is just an excuse for employees to be lazy.


In order for your company to thrive, you need to remind employees that they can be replaced at a moment's notice and to keep up the hard work or else.

Johny Joe Hold 12-08-2019 08:58 PM

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Now Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world. I think the message here is crystal clear. The more you encourage rugged individualism in your company the more successful you will be.

You give employees an inch and they'll take a mile, and employee rights is just an excuse for employees to be lazy.

So much clear thinking there. It even applies to families. Tough love is the path to good children. I grieve for liberal billionaire Warren Buffet.

He forgot to use the strap on his children. Now one of them turned out to be worthless. He spends his time saving the environment, organic farming and swatting bugs. His father seems worried the son has no interest in outsmarting the public in the stock market.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Graham_Buffett

Prayer Warrior 12-31-2019 02:37 AM

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So much clear thinking there. It even applies to families. Tough love is the path to good children. I grieve for liberal billionaire Warren Buffet.

He forgot to use the strap on his children. Now one of them turned out to be worthless. He spends his time saving the environment, organic farming and swatting bugs. His father seems worried the son has no interest in outsmarting the public in the stock market.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Graham_Buffett

Amen!


Micheal Bloomberg, though he gets many things wrong (political affiliation for one), he knows how to apply the strap in his campaign efforts. He's using prison labor to boost his campaign efforts. He looks like he's shaping up to be a formidable opponent in the presidential race.


https://theintercept.com/2019/12/24/...-prison-labor/

handmaiden 12-31-2019 03:57 AM

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Originally Posted by I Man Rastafari (Post 1260317)
Greetings!

Kanye has suffered very much stress for some time now and he has decided to change his name to Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West for the reason that he is suffering from post traumatic stress disorder due to racism and threats from white nationalists. Kanye is as rich as any white man and he is married to a white woman but the white man will not recognize his genius so he has to put it in his name. Now at last Kanye will receive the respect he deserves.

Jah Guide!
Trevor

With a name like "Kardashian" I am not so certain that she is truly white white.

Johny Joe Hold 12-31-2019 04:33 AM

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Greetings!

Kanye is a genius and that is why he has changed his name to Genius so people will know. Also he is very rich and a Christian like the white Baptists and he wants everyone to know that too. Kanye is now a preaching Rap Artist/Mogul/Black man/Billionaire/Genius
Jah Guide!
Trevor

I'm all for helping the super rich find relief from all the stress they face. If self naming themselves "Genius" helps, go for it.

I think it would be good for our country if there were more councilors for the super rich. They have to deal with thoughts like, "Do people befriend me because they like me or because I'm rich?"

Then there is the problem of their large number of domestic staff members. Will they quit and write books about the private lives of their super rich employers?

And then there are those cruel Democrats. They are talking endlessly about taxing the super rich. Do they have any idea how freighted the super rich are of this bullying? Liberal politicians need to be more sensitive to the feelings of those they demonize.

MitzaLizalor 12-31-2019 10:17 AM

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Recently I highlighted some data points in a trend chart comparing income equality and trust. It was badly skewed due to some five dozen missing countries where income equality is pretty uniform at approx. $0 up to maybe a few hundred per year (each) but where no-one seems to trust anyone and they're all either starving to death or murdering one another Ė except for a few government officials who rarely even visit due to arduous responsibilities spending all the foreign aid in Bangkok or Rotterdam or anywhere they can get a diamond encrusted Rolls-Royce. For this post, rather than looking for horizontal groups (most of which could be removed without affecting the end result) I'd like to point out a vertical relationship at the far right.


According to the chart there is very high income inequality in USA, even "worse" than Portugal but with slightly more trust prevailing. Still not much. Obviously the point of the chart is to disrespect Christ. Nevertheless, still wearing the commie/liberal/SJW hat, what is likely to happen if income were to be redistributed through taxation? Given the proclaimed lack of trust, surely all the billionaires would simply move out! There's plenty of tax-free zones eager to accept them; some very nice islands are available, even completely uninhabited ones to buy freehold. Any luxury items could just be helicoptered in and everyone could continue sucking the blood of the working classes as they'd always done.

Those remaining may call themselves Genius to their heart's content but with no-one left to actually run the economy and no-one to buy whatever bilge they produce masquerading as art, any equality achieved would be a Pyrrhic victory by anyone's standards. Except commies. They seem to like it: they know what happens next but it's all they want to do.


Prayer Warrior 01-01-2020 05:02 AM

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https://i.imgur.com/pfOCbRA.png

More evidence that faithful application of the strap is how to lead your company into success.


https://www.businessinsider.com/lowe...ctures-2019-10


https://www.cbsnews.com/news/lowes-l...d-off-workers/


Many changes to whip employees into shape including:
  • Laying off long time employees (some who worked there more than a decade) with no notice, severance, and offering them the chance to apply for a lower paying position.
  • Eliminating the allowance/bonuses, which was previously promised as a permanent upgrade! Ha! Fooled em.
  • "Labor activists contend Lowe's executives are treating the rank-and-file poorly while lining their own and investors' pockets through share repurchases and cash dividends." If paycuts need to be made they should be made they should be made to the rank and file and easily replaceable workers. Not executive bonuses which are richly deserved.

Johny Joe Hold 01-01-2020 04:38 PM

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Originally Posted by Prayer Warrior (Post 1262809)
Eliminating the allowance/bonuses, which was previously promised as a permanent upgrade! Ha! Fooled em.
  • "Labor activists contend Lowe's executives are treating the rank-and-file poorly while lining their own and investors' pockets through share repurchases and cash dividends." If paycuts need to be made they should be made they should be made to the rank and file and easily replaceable workers. Not executive bonuses which are richly deserved.

Thank you that post, Brother Warrior. One thing we can do here at Landover Baptist is reach out to help those everyone else demonizes. Your example of Lowe's executives is a good example.

Lowe's executives have been under extreme pressure from Home Depot. These executives discovered a way to relieve the stress Home Depot has put on them by going where the money is. The money is in salaries paid to low level employees.

And golden parachutes to those walking the concrete floors of Lowes asking, "Can I help you?" It takes no brains whatsoever to do that job. Their pay rightfully belongs to executives, especially during this time of stress.

Prayer Warrior 01-20-2020 04:37 AM

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WilliamJenningsBryan 01-20-2020 07:28 AM

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There are some fine points made there in that video Brother Warrior, particularly when it comes to whining - something LIEberals seem to have a knack for. The downside here is that Mr. Prager is a joo - which leaves him with some limitations because he has not been "perfected" (as Ann Coulter is fond of saying), and he hasnít benefited from the teachings of Jesus.

Now there are some who misunderstand when it comes to the famous verse from Matthew (below) - particulary when it comes to the "kingdom of heaven", but as we shall see, it is applicable to the present subject.

What Jesus is saying here is that if you're dumb enough to work 12 hours for a penny, that's up to you. You could be making 12 times a much (or just enjoying the day) and work one hour for a penny. Don't be a dumb ass, and Jesus might also be telling you don't go to work for a shithole company.

Of course the price of labor obeys the laws of supply and demand, and in the case of Mr. Bezos (who by all accounts seems to be running a shithole company), he took it upon himself to buy a LIEberal Democrat newspaper (the Washington (com)Post) that advocates open borders - thus ensuring him an endless supply of cheap illegal immigrant labor. It's no wonder he is able to get away with running a shithole company, and that goes for all the other shithole companies that rely on "open borders" and H1B visas.

We all know from history that the Romans built walls, but so did the commies. In the latter case they were used to keep people from leaving their "socialist workers paradise".

The lesson here is read your Bible (KJV1611), and never vote for a Democrat or a RINO Republican (like the Koch Brothers).

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For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is a householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.

And when he had agreed with the labourers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace,

And said unto them; Go ye also into the vineyard, and whatsoever is right I will give you. And they went their way.

Again he went out about the sixth and ninth hour, and did likewise.

And about the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle, and saith unto them, Why stand ye here all the day idle?

They say unto him, Because no man hath hired us. He saith unto them, Go ye also into the vineyard; and whatsoever is right, that shall ye receive.

So when even was come, the lord of the vineyard saith unto his steward, Call the labourers, and give them their hire, beginning from the last unto the first.

And when they came that were hired about the eleventh hour, they received every man a penny.

But when the first came, they supposed that they should have received more; and they likewise received every man a penny.

And when they had received it, they murmured against the goodman of the house,

Saying, These last have wrought but one hour, and thou hast made them equal unto us, which have borne the burden and heat of the day.

But he answered one of them, and said, Friend, I do thee no wrong: didst not thou agree with me for a penny?

Take that thine is, and go thy way: I will give unto this last, even as unto thee.

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?

So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen.

- Matthew 20:1-16
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Johny Joe Hold 01-29-2020 02:57 AM

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I'm so delighted when I learn that a group of the super rich have gotten together to kick back and have a little stress-free time.

I know all the Republican Governors in the Midwest and chat often. One is Doug Burgum of North Dakota. He inherited a lot of farm land up there and then started a software company. His company was eventually bought by Microsoft.

Doug told me about a fun trip he took to Washington, DC, recently. Jeff Benzos, who owns Amazon through a party at his DC mansion. Doug's old pal, Bill Gates, who owned Microsoft was there. Ivanca and Gerad looked great. The life of every party, Senator Mitch McConnell, entertained everyone with stories from the Senate.

They all deserved a night out and we are the better for it. Of course there were the usual complainers but so what.

https://www.inforum.com/opinion/colu...eople-of-Trump

MitzaLizalor 02-02-2020 06:55 AM

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There are times to be serious and times to relax, celebrating what He has achieved. How unlike the barbaric orgies of those who reject Christ.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Death of Joshua 1374 BC
Judges 2:8-10 excerpt
8a. And Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of the LORD, died,
8b. being an hundred and ten years old.
9a. And they buried him
10a
And also all that generation
10c
and there arose another generation after them,
10d which knew not the LORD,
10e nor yet the works which he had done



. . .I can just imagine it.

. . . .https://www.landoverbaptist.net/imag...lies/wacko.gif Hey! Let's dis God!!”

. . . . .https://www.landoverbaptist.net/imag.../crazyeyes.gif God?”

. . . . . .https://www.landoverbaptist.net/images/medals/drugs.gif What's God’?”

Their antics are best left undescribed but you can be sure it involves orgies, toadstool nectar, nudity, wanton gyrations and really dreadful music played on drums. There would be flickering firelight to bring out the best hallucinations and almost certainly secluded nooks such as caves well stocked with scented oils and the sorts of small cakes no-one should ever contemplate eating. Whether there'd be 3 or 4 or even 8 or 9 wriggling around in there is immaterial because after an hour or so what reason would they have not to pounce back out to the bonfire leaving all remnants of material behind in the cave? Then things would really go downhill. It makes me feel sick. Honestly, can't they think of anything else?

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I'm so delighted when I learn that a group of the super rich have gotten together to kick back and have a little stress-free time.

There are appropriate occasions for dance however, known to Moses and Joshua, celebrated by Miriam and Jephthah's daughter and even by King David, occasions acknowledged by God as praising Him, occasions which glorify His name.



. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Miriam 1446 BC
Exodus 15:19-21 excerpt
19a The horse of Pharaoh went in with his chariots and with his horsemen into the sea,
19b and the LORD brought again the waters of the sea upon them
20a
And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand;
20b and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.
21a And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously;
21b the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.


. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .bat Jephthah 1097 BC
Judges 11:32-34
32a Jephthah passed over unto the children of Ammon to fight against them;
32b and the LORD delivered them into his hands.
33a And he smote them from Aroer, even till thou come to Minnith,
33b even twenty cities, and unto the plain of the vineyards, with a very great slaughter.
33c Thus the children of Ammon were subdued before the children of Israel.
34a And Jephthah came to Mizpeh unto his house,
34b and, behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances


. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .King David 1000 BC
II Samuel 6:12-15 excerpt
12e David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obededom into the city of David with gladness.
13a Andwhen they that bare the ark of the LORD had gone six paces,
13b he sacrificed oxen and fatlings.
14a And David danced before the LORD with all his might
15a
So David and all the house of Israel brought up the ark of the LORD
15b with shouting,
15c and with the sound of the trumpet.



Often there's a military triumph in such cases. Idols tend to be involved, with those adoring them suffering a calamity whatever they say they're doing or whichever idol it is. There's plenty to choose from but not all heathens are idolators. Nihilists for example rarely leer at statuary..maybe the occasional bust of Nietzsche or Spinoza..but Christians are the primary target for heathens to attack, whatever their stance on idols. God responded appropriately to a heathen attack on The Israelites as Moses led them through the Red Sea. Appropriate responses continue, however heathens orchestrate their attacks today. Defenders aren't going to broadcast their strategies, obviously, even if marauding heathens blazon their plans for a savage world everywhere they go. A response is certain and it probably surprises them when it happens but there are times to be serious and times to relax, reflecting on what has been achieved.

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The life of every party, Senator Mitch McConnell, entertained everyone with stories from the Senate. They all deserved a night out and we are the better for it. Of course there were the usual complainers but so what.

Prayer Warrior 03-25-2020 03:08 AM

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https://www.businessinsider.com/lowe...ctures-2019-10


https://www.cbsnews.com/news/lowes-l...d-off-workers/


Many changes to whip employees into shape including:
  • Laying off long time employees (some who worked there more than a decade) with no notice, severance, and offering them the chance to apply for a lower paying position.
  • Eliminating the allowance/bonuses, which was previously promised as a permanent upgrade! Ha! Fooled em.
  • "Labor activists contend Lowe's executives are treating the rank-and-file poorly while lining their own and investors' pockets through share repurchases and cash dividends." If paycuts need to be made they should be made they should be made to the rank and file and easily replaceable workers. Not executive bonuses which are richly deserved.

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Lowe's executives have been under extreme pressure from Home Depot. These executives discovered a way to relieve the stress Home Depot has put on them by going where the money is. The money is in salaries paid to low level employees..


Earlier, I mentioned that Lowe's was making moves to boost stock. Lowe's has continued this trend by continuing to order employees to come to work despite an ongoing global pandemic.

Now, during this time of crisis, it is more imperative than ever for Lowe's executives to make moves to relieve stress. What if their gardener brings in the virus? Will they be able to find a private school exclusive enough to exclude their kids from the infected riffraff, etc. Executives found a golden opportunity to relieve stress by being a jump ahead of their competitors at Home Depot by continuing to open. With brilliant moves like these it's no wonder these people get paid the big bucks.


https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/v...rus-for-profit


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Hardware chain Lowe's, which has over 2,000 stores and 300,000 employees, is operating with normal opening hours, and trying to capitalize on a crisis as competitors such as Target and Home Depot take more steps to limit the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, according to multiple Lowe's employees. This is despite at least one confirmed case of Lowe's staff contracting the coronavirus.


The news shows how some companies continue to place both employees and customers in situations that could increase the number of coronavirus infections, and comes as states around the country order or prepare to order all non-essential businesses to close.


"I'm pretty sure they are knowledgeably putting lives at risk for profit," a Lowe's source said.


Motherboard spoke to five Lowe's employees, and granted them anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak to the press.


While competitors like Home Depot and Target have limited their opening hours in response to the coronavirus epidemic in order to give employees more time to disinfect the store, Lowe's employees told Motherboard that the company is operating normally, and even sees the safety precautions competitors are taking as an opportunity to do more business.


"Our store manager told us it was 'our time to shine' since they [Home Depot] were closed at 6pm," one Lowe's employee told Motherboard. "Now the stores are extremely busy since [Home Depot] closes at 6pm and us at 10pm. Our customer count has doubled since we are getting all of their customers as well," they added.

Johny Joe Hold 03-25-2020 02:36 PM

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Originally Posted by Prayer Warrior (Post 1266349)
Earlier, I mentioned that Lowe's was making moves to boost stock.

Executives found a golden opportunity to relieve stress by being a jump ahead of their competitors at Home Depot by continuing to open. With brilliant moves like these it's no wonder these people get paid the big bucks.


Good observations, Prayer Warrior. This is a really stressful time for those who run these large corporations. If employees fall to the illness, will there be people to replace them? If stock holders get impatient, like those who hold Lowes stock, will they kick out the current management? And, will there be golden parachutes big enough to maintain the good life?

Anyone who thinks the "little people" have all the problems just doesn't understand.

MitzaLizalor 03-29-2020 09:05 AM

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There have always been studies about poor people and their problems.

There's a lot of criticism directed towards people who help others in these days of narcissism and obsession over neutral details.

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Obsessing over the pattern of carpets in a room where international monetary policy is under discussion. Very common with people holding ridiculous positions on subjects they know nothing about. Examples follow.
-narcissismUnwarranted admiration of one's own opinions whether they make sense or not. Usually they don't. Valid opinions are based on facts and criticism is encouraged to test them out.





Narcissism interrupts that process by overblowing neutral detail (such as carpet or suit fabrics or just about anything other than the actual topic) and concentrating on that. Making it the big issue. Persuading 1,000,000 other narcissists to go on marches through the CBD around 5 p.m. weekdays. To inflate cultural appropriation of carpet patterns beyond their significance (none) so that real issues are never addressed at all. They think. What actually happens is that decisions are taken elsewhere instead. But they're too busy obsessing to notice.




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Under the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal dynasties, carpet weaving was transformed from a minor craft based on patterns passed down from generation to generation into a statewide industry with patterns created in court workshops … In Ottoman Turkey, weaving patterns and techniques changed in the early sixteenth century after conquests in Persia and Egypt. Anatolia had been known for carpets with stylized animal and geometric designs, but with these new cultural contacts, carpets designed around a central medallion and with flowing saz-style vegetation came into vogue.
In the light of this new information, how valid are Christine Lagarde's views on economic theory? Here are some samples of the carpet.


Luke 18: 25-30 It is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. And they that heard it said, Who then can be saved? And he said, The things which are impossible with men are possible with God. Then Peter said, Lo, we have left all, and followed thee. And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God's sake, who shall not receive manifold more in this present time, and in the world to come life everlasting.

Clearly here Jesus has surprised His disciples. They were professionals, employers, Luke was a physician; what was their response? If it's difficult for the rich to be saved, they wondered, who on earth can be? Jesus reassured them that even if it were impossible, God could do it. After all, without Him no-one ever could be saved. Having to deal with inane objections from narcissistic types when dealing with problems (and numbers) beyond their comprehension is a burden the riff-raff do not share. Quite apart from carpet in that scene are irrelevant books on the table. Stress inducers would pounce on those at once. They're a bit difficult to see:




"Wow! Just wow! Who in Somalia buys 20th century art? Savaged by imperialism, where will they find the resources to squander on German expressionism or avant-garde architecture? Yet here where their plight could be solved forever the hallmark of running pig dog swine capitalist sensibilities is arrogantly displayed!" the narcissist will suggest, plotting a street sit-in for 3:30 p.m. to midnight, Fridays.

More neutral details are there to horrify obsessive airheads – how many more can you see? But whether or not this pair are plutocrats themselves, they can make things better or worse for the world's job creators. Pray that what they decide eases liquidity and bolsters hedge funds to support les grand fromages who endure so much nonsense on our behalf.

LW1997 03-29-2020 09:34 AM

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We all need to be rich like Joel Osteen told us.B)B)

Prayer Warrior 05-17-2020 11:51 PM

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https://kutv.com/news/local/utah-ceo...ape-bestiality


Utah tech CEO Douglas Saltsman has pleaded guilty to having more than 13k files of child porn and having videos of himself having sexual intercourse with several unconscious women, but is this the time for punitive and Draconian measures or the time to show Christian love and forgiveness?




Unemployment is on the rise now more than ever, and we won't help these numbers by jailing tech CEOs.


https://kutv.com/resources/media/cf1...?1589483851295


He looks sad to me, he's probably very sorry for what he did. Yes, it was wrong, but it's times like these to move forward and not backwards. "Credit for the time served up to this point is 148, that leaves an outstanding balance to be served. Upon completing the total of 210 days he may be released to Adult Probation & Parole and Supervision."


These tech CEOs are fast learners, so 62 extra days in jail is probably enough time for him to learn the error of his ways.


Unfortunately, we have petitions online trying to attack the judge in this case. Don't liberals believe in rehabilitation?
https://www.change.org/p/the-state-o...ion=topic_page

Especially now during this time of pandemic we need to look into alternative punishment measures. Campaigner for Trump team and advisor to Ronald Reagan, George HW Bush, Paul Manafort for example was sentenced to house arrest rather than a prison for example:


https://www.cbsnews.com/news/paul-ma...irus-concerns/


Surely house arrest is more suitable and fair punishment during these tough times. You put them in jail now it could kill them.


This Corona virus situation is the perfect opportunity for judges to exercise their discretion. The wealthy with strong legal defenses can stay in their mansions (which under lockdown they'd be doing anyway) and others should serve their time in jail.

Johny Joe Hold 05-18-2020 01:59 AM

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Utah tech CEO Douglas Saltsman has pleaded guilty to having more than 13k files of child porn and having videos of himself having sexual intercourse with several unconscious women, but is this the time for punitive and Draconian measures or the time to show Christian love and forgiveness?

Unemployment is on the rise now more than ever, and we won't help these numbers by jailing tech CEOs. .... The wealthy with strong legal defenses can stay in their mansions (which under lockdown they'd be doing anyway) and others should serve their time in jail.

Thank you for bringing this story to our attention, Brother Prayer.

I agree. What will we accomplish in this country if our richest and smartest people are behind bars? These are the very ones we need to guide us to a higher economic plateau.

It's time to ask whether the mischief this brilliant man got himself into is so serious we need to harm our country over it. Let's have some perspective here.

WWJDnow 05-20-2020 05:41 AM

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In Utah, if a girl isn't married off by age 11 to some old Mormon leader or another, she's considered an old maid. While I don't approve of any kind of pornography, this sort of thing is business as usual there. The Bible tells me "judge not, lest you yourself be judged." So who are we to judge them if their customs are different?

We should all be focused on the real crime here, which is Obamagate.


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