Billionaire chronicles

Concerning the undue influence on society and government by billionaires.

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Ugh. So much for journalistic integrity at the august, revered Atlantic.

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THE HOUSE WAS SITTING EMPTY FOR A DECADE!!!

I have no sympathy for the owner.

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Yeah but he’s already done been fucking around by paying so little (nothing?) In taxes.

#guillotinesnow

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Stark and his wife own seven multi-million dollar homes in Malibu, including a nearly-$40 million home on Paradise Cove.[15]

And he was letting that place rot.

eta: A picture of one room has white crap on the floor. That’s not vandalism, that’s water damage to the plaster ceiling. (Vandalism by the owner, if you will.)

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Even Tony Stark only had the one, and he had an AI to look after the place when he wasn’t around.

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I just can’t imagine having more than one home. If I had that kind of money, I’d be building homes for the homeless.

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And that’s why you’ll never have that kind of money.

Because you’re not a sociopath.

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Elizabeth Warren Feminism GIF by Women's History

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When you get to a billion dollars that you’re going to stiff someone on, there is no difference between “normal business” and organized crime.

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The top 10 billionaires have lost more money in January than it’s possible for a person to spend in several lifetimes as markets make a turbulent start to 2022, leaving them only with more money between those ten men than the amount owned by the bottom 40% of the entire world’s population combined, times six. And this is from a high of having doubled over the course of the pandemic, so they’re still up from where they were.

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Now how is the money supposed to trickle down?

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