Skip to comments.Amazon pulls out of plan to build New York City headquarters after backlash
Posted on 02/14/2019 9:34:57 AM PST by Trump20162020
Amazon announced Thursday it was turning back on its plans to build its second headquarters in New York City, a company spokesman said in a statement. The move comes after backlash from lawmakers, notably Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who bemoaned the project.
"After much thought and deliberation, weve decided not to move forward with our plans to build a headquarters for Amazon in Long Island City, Queens," the Seattle-based Amazon said in the release.
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The socialists won!
Amazon better look to a red state next.
Go across the river to Newark; they’ll take you.
“The socialists won!”
Actually they lost. This is a campaign ad for Republicans. Unfortunately they won’t take advantage of it.
AOC voter karma
Lol, there goes a thousand or more jobs.
Have fun in 2020, Cortez.
Of course, AOC bemoaned the project. Unemployed and underemployed New Yorkers might actually be expected to take a job at Amazon rather than signing on for government benefits. We can’t have that sort of capitalist exploitation now, can we?
I suspect that those in AOC’s district that would have been potential hires are going to be thrilled about this. I’m just sayin’
Sounds like the Ocasio Bots got what they voted for.
Universal suffrage, for men and women - what a mistake.
Ah ha ha ha ha ha ha ha.
Meanwhile, her constituents were going to be hit up for more city and state taxes to pay for Amazon's burden on the infrastructure, school system, etc.
I would say that Amazon never had ANY intention of building/expanding there.
The entire thing was a giant data harvesting ruse and every town and city in the country fell for it.
Be anti-business, lose business.
It’s so weird.
NY lost (read: said no thanks) AMZN, a new economy leading company, and CA’s new governor says the bullet train is economically unfeasible.
Last century’s leaders setting up as new century’s laggards.
“Amazon better look to a red state next.”
They bring their Marxist employees with them.
“We cant have that sort of capitalist exploitation now, can we?”
That would go against her policy of providing a guaranteed income to those unwilling to work.
Don't come to Texas, we've already got enough liberals.
New York continues to take careful aim at it’s own feet.
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