Jeffrey Immelt has been unapologetic about using the government to grow his corporation. The L.A. Times reminds us that last year Immelt was quoted in the Atlantic saying that he wants GE and government to work “in concert,” claiming that it didn’t make him a “traitor” or a “bad guy”… just “practical that that’s gotta happen.”
In reality, the idea of ‘working concert with government is only a pleasant if unintended byproduct of the business model GE has been following for the last decade. Under the direction of CEO Jeffrey Immelt, GE has made plenty of moves at the cost of American taxpayer dollars. From their backdoor bailout to their exporting of jobs and the selling of secrets to our enemies, it is safe to say that what is good for GE is not necessarily good for America.
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Today I had the privilege of being on CNNi opposite Matt Schlapp of the ACU, who made what I thought was the best possible case for uniting behind Trump. Unfortunately, it was utterly unconvincing to me, because it doesn’t really address the core concerns that many #NeverTrump people have with Trump. The problem isn’t that Trump is a | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES That’s the ballgame folks. Donald Trump’s meteoric rise is complete. Here is Kasich’s official statement: There you have it. Kasich, who seems like a contender for Trump’s VP pick, is officially out. Like Sherman marching to the sea, Trump has successfully burned, destroyed, maimed and killed his way through the GOP, to what is probably stage one of the | Read More »
You would think the victorious Donald would start the rest of his presidential campaign by being, well more presidential, than the amoral, misogynistic and lying candidate he has been. You might think that, but you would be wrong.