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Old 12-09-2017, 07:52 PM
 
Location: Dangling from a mooses antlers
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Originally Posted by Sharks With Lasers View Post
They have plantain chips. The regular grocery stores around here don't carry them.

I guess it's technically not a "potato" chip.

Chip is allowed to self identify as a potato if he wants too.

 
Old 12-09-2017, 08:24 PM
 
Location: The Golden State, USA
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I had to run into Whole Foods last night (don't judge, I usually try to go somewhere less pretentious) for a specialty potato chip. When I went to get in line to checkout, a woman wearing an Obama sticker was about to checkout at the same time, but I had gotten there first. Trying to be nice, I pointed her to the empty lane next to me by saying "I think she's open," as the cashier was a woman.

The customer wearing the Obama sticker looked at me with great indignation and said, "How date you assume somebody's gender without asking. You're so typical of white male privilege!" She then stormed off to another lane.

Folks, that's what the entire Left wants. We can't even feel comfortable having a normal conversation and trying to my nice. I'm lucky I got off with merely a warning, and didn't get accused of sexual harassment.
So, have you shared this with Hannity? I'm sure his audience is gullible enough to buy it.
 
Old 12-09-2017, 08:31 PM
 
Location: Nescopeck, Penna. (birthplace)
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LOL, I call BS. Whole Foods owned by Amazon who's owner is a major republican Billionaire. No.

Jeff Bezos
Anyone who wants to learn more about Jeff Bezos and his background ought to check out the book The Everything Store, by Brad Stone.

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

I myself worked for nearly three years for Amazon, in a fast-paced environment, and while in my early sixties; I was let go, and for performance / productivity standards, after careful "documentation" and just a few days before I would have received my first stock incentive (the value of which I was well aware).

Jeff Bezos was born Jeff Jorgensen, in New Mexico in January of 1964. to working-class parents of Scotch/Irish and Scandinavian extraction. His mother, still in her teens at the time of his birth, divorced and re-married into a family of Spanish and Cuban extraction with strong individualist/capitalist values, and the young Mr. Jorgensen assumed his new surname.

Mr. Bezos attended Princeton, graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and spent the next ten years in the high-pressure, conformist world of Wall Street, with a heavy emphasis on IT; an interest in E-commerce led to entrepreneurial ventures, first in books, and expanding from there.

A reading of the narratives of the early days at Amazon shows any number of stories of young men and women who came on board, made excellent money for a relatively-short time, then "burned out' because of the intense pressure; Mr. Bezos is reported to know quite well how to party, but next Monday morning, it's back to the daily grind.

Bezos reportedly draws a modest salary that has fluctuated between $50-$200,000, but meets personal expenses via sale of his own stockholdings -- the proceeds of which are taxed at the lower capital-gains rate. He also pays Federal taxes at the full, or marginal rate, on income deemed to be used for personal living expenses, (much of it security-related) via an agreement negotiated with the IRS, and listed at several million in the mandatory Forms 10-K filed by Amazon. Day-to-day operations are mostly left to four senior Vice-Presidents, with $200,000 salaries (in 2014, probably raised since, but not that much) and potentially highly-lucrative stock options.

A tough league, no doubt, but high pressure sometimes leads to strong bonds, and it beats the alternatives; and his recent ventures into cultures with a philosophy much different from his upbringing suggests that both he and his new subordinates have a lot to learn from each other.

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Old 12-09-2017, 08:33 PM
 
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Originally Posted by Sharks With Lasers View Post
I had to run into Whole Foods last night (don't judge, I usually try to go somewhere less pretentious) for a specialty potato chip. When I went to get in line to checkout, a woman wearing an Obama sticker was about to checkout at the same time, but I had gotten there first. Trying to be nice, I pointed her to the empty lane next to me by saying "I think she's open," as the cashier was a woman.

The customer wearing the Obama sticker looked at me with great indignation and said, "How date you assume somebody's gender without asking. You're so typical of white male privilege!" She then stormed off to another lane.

Folks, that's what the entire Left wants. We can't even feel comfortable having a normal conversation and trying to my nice. I'm lucky I got off with merely a warning, and didn't get accused of sexual harassment.
This is satire right please tell me this didn't actually happen to you if it did un f****** believable
 
Old 12-09-2017, 08:42 PM
 
Location: Sunshine Coast, QLD
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I'll take things that never happened for $1000, Alex
 
Old 12-09-2017, 10:14 PM
 
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I like the cheese selection in whole foods and the olive bar, have the fact I can't find midnight goat cheese or scorpion cheddar anywhere else
 
Old 12-09-2017, 10:24 PM
 
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Originally Posted by Sharks With Lasers View Post
I had to run into Whole Foods last night (don't judge, I usually try to go somewhere less pretentious) for a specialty potato chip. When I went to get in line to checkout, a woman wearing an Obama sticker was about to checkout at the same time, but I had gotten there first. Trying to be nice, I pointed her to the empty lane next to me by saying "I think she's open," as the cashier was a woman.

The customer wearing the Obama sticker looked at me with great indignation and said, "How date you assume somebody's gender without asking. You're so typical of white male privilege!" She then stormed off to another lane.

Folks, that's what the entire Left wants. We can't even feel comfortable having a normal conversation and trying to my nice. I'm lucky I got off with merely a warning, and didn't get accused of sexual harassment.
So this one experience of someone wearing an Obama sticker lead you to believe that this is what the left is about. What I would suggest to you is to educate yourself about people and politics. Some are crazies, most are not. You can't judge a whole party by one individual. Why would you do that.
 
Old 12-09-2017, 11:47 PM
 
Location: Central Illinois -
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So this one experience of someone wearing an Obama sticker lead you to believe that this is what the left is about. What I would suggest to you is to educate yourself about people and politics. Some are crazies, most are not. You can't judge a whole party by one individual. Why would you do that.
No one "wears" a sticker.

Moral of the story: Conservatives produce, and consume, only fake news. Whether it is Fox, Breitbart, the dude who secretly tapes, and then selectively edits, people unknowingly, the OP is actually representative of his entire party. When Trump shrieks "fake news" about every media outlet that is not actual fake news, the cult brays in unison.

A self inflated bubble of fake news.
 
Old 12-10-2017, 12:36 AM
 
Location: Eugene, Oregon
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I was in Whole Foods last night wearing my MAGA hat and some poor old lady told me to get in the other line since I was a deplorable. Probably the same lady who was so rude to you.

Us conservatives just don't get any respect.

Maybe they should re-name this, as the Storytellers' Forum? No one in their right mind would wear a MAGA hat at any place other than a Trump rally.
 
Old 12-10-2017, 12:44 AM
 
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I thought this honestly happened until the last paragraph.

Given the caliber of posters here, I think most people will think this is completely true.
Sounds like complete bull **** to me as well.
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