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I always found him entertaining because he seemed self-aware that he was a walking talking parody of someone like himself.
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nicole wrote:
02 Mar 2020, 09:08
Jack Welch
Most overrated businessman until Donald Trump.
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Mo wrote:
03 Mar 2020, 19:13
nicole wrote:
02 Mar 2020, 09:08
Jack Welch
Most overrated businessman until Donald Trump.
I'm still voting for Lee Iacocca
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Warren wrote:
03 Mar 2020, 21:25
Mo wrote:
03 Mar 2020, 19:13
nicole wrote:
02 Mar 2020, 09:08
Jack Welch
Most overrated businessman until Donald Trump.
I'm still voting for Lee Iacocca
No one says that Iacocca is one of the greatest businessmen in American history and Welch got by using major financial fraud and his extreme financialization of GE destroyed the company.
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Mo wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 04:41
No one says that Iacocca is one of the greatest businessmen in American history
Maybe not anymore, but they sure fucking use to.

And I'm assuming Warren Buffett, is categorized as 'investor' not 'businessman'.
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Warren wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 10:04
Mo wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 04:41
No one says that Iacocca is one of the greatest businessmen in American history
Maybe not anymore, but they sure fucking use to.

And I'm assuming Warren Buffett, is categorized as 'investor' not 'businessman'.
What does Buffett have to do with Jack Welch?
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Mo wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 11:11
Warren wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 10:04
Mo wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 04:41
No one says that Iacocca is one of the greatest businessmen in American history
Maybe not anymore, but they sure fucking use to.

And I'm assuming Warren Buffett, is categorized as 'investor' not 'businessman'.
What does Buffett have to do with Jack Welch?
Warren, are you saying Buffett is overrated?

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D.A. Ridgely wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 11:14
Mo wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 11:11
Warren wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 10:04
Mo wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 04:41
No one says that Iacocca is one of the greatest businessmen in American history
Maybe not anymore, but they sure fucking use to.

And I'm assuming Warren Buffett, is categorized as 'investor' not 'businessman'.
What does Buffett have to do with Jack Welch?
Warren, are you saying Buffett is overrated?
Yes
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Warren wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 13:37
D.A. Ridgely wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 11:14
Mo wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 11:11
Warren wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 10:04
Mo wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 04:41
No one says that Iacocca is one of the greatest businessmen in American history
Maybe not anymore, but they sure fucking use to.

And I'm assuming Warren Buffett, is categorized as 'investor' not 'businessman'.
What does Buffett have to do with Jack Welch?
Warren, are you saying Buffett is overrated?
Yes
OK, Warren.

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Warren wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 13:37
D.A. Ridgely wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 11:14
Mo wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 11:11
Warren wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 10:04
Mo wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 04:41
No one says that Iacocca is one of the greatest businessmen in American history
Maybe not anymore, but they sure fucking use to.

And I'm assuming Warren Buffett, is categorized as 'investor' not 'businessman'.
What does Buffett have to do with Jack Welch?
Warren, are you saying Buffett is overrated?
Yes
Why? His performance is long lasting without any apparent gaming or skullduggery.
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There's also the thing where he's the third wealthiest person on earth.
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Hugh Akston wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 17:13
There's also the thing where he's the third wealthiest person on earth.
I'd be careful about that. Remember what happens to the #3 man in terrorist organizations.
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Aresen wrote:
06 Mar 2020, 19:32
Hugh Akston wrote:
04 Mar 2020, 17:13
There's also the thing where he's the third wealthiest person on earth.
I'd be careful about that. Remember what happens to the #3 man in terrorist organizations.
When the #2 guy gets droned, he get promoted to the New #2?
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Max von Sydow
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nicole wrote:
09 Mar 2020, 08:18
Max von Sydow
Oh, damn.
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nicole wrote:
09 Mar 2020, 08:18
Max von Sydow
Not Ming the Merciless!

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Genesis P-Orridge

I think this obituary is meant to be serious, but if someone told me it was meant as a parody of woke Marxist writing, I'd believe it:

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/15/81608891 ... dead-at-70
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Andrew wrote:
16 Mar 2020, 16:24
Genesis P-Orridge

I think this obituary is meant to be serious, but if someone told me it was meant as a parody of woke Marxist writing, I'd believe it:

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/15/81608891 ... dead-at-70
Maybe I am just an old fogey, but sentences like this do seem to point up the awkwardness of using "they" as a singular pronoun for a known person.
P-Orridge's two daughters, Caresse and Genesse P-Orridge, shared a statement confirming their death...
I suppose it's no worse than "Joe Blow's son, John, shared a statement confirming his death", but still, my fogeyishness made the sentence grate slightly.
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Spivak was there for you, people. :)
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He knew when to hold'm but he has now folded'm for good.
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One for the "I'm sorry to hear that he's dead although truth be told I thought he was already" category for me.
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lunchstealer wrote:
21 Mar 2020, 04:09
He knew when to hold'm but he has now folded'm for good.
He broke even.
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Kolohe wrote:
21 Mar 2020, 08:42
lunchstealer wrote:
21 Mar 2020, 04:09
He knew when to hold'm but he has now folded'm for good.
He broke even.
I liked his chicken.
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