The CEO of the Boeing Company is rebuffing the premise of granting the federal government an ownership stake in his company, while asking for a taxpayer-funded bailout.
David Calhoun rejected any consideration of the company’s nationalization during an interview with FOX Business’ Maria Bartiromo.
“I don’t have a need for an equity stake,” said the aircraft manufacturer’s CEO. ““I want them to support the credit markets, provide liquidity. Allow us to borrow against our future, which we all believe in very strongly and I think our creditors will too. It’s really that simple.”
Calhoun suggested that Boeing would altogether reject the premise of government aid if the federal government insisted on handing over an equity stake in the company.
The company only suspended a luxury stock buyback program intended to enrich its shareholders just last year. The Chinese coronavirus isn’t the only factor harming the company’s business prospects, with crashes of the Boeing 737 harming the firm’s image and forcing the resignation of its previous CEO. If anything, a federal share in the company could actually prove to provide the oversight that it sorely needs.
It’s somewhat confusing that a company which already garnishes 31% of its total revenue from the U.S. government is so vehemently opposed to allowing the taxpayer a share in the company in return for the short-term funds the company claims it needs to survive.
If receiving taxpayer aid isn’t worth the additional scrutiny of federal ownership for Boeing’s executives, the company should be allowed to walk on their way. That is, if their planned refusal of the bailout only proves to be a mere bluff, which they’re ready to forsake as they humbly beg for the bailout they seek, under the federal government’s conditions.
Goldman Sachs Claims Forcing Americans to Wear Masks Would Save U.S. Economy $1 Trillion
Multinational corporations want Americans to submit to the virus regime.
Corporate titan Goldman Sachs has produced research that contends the U.S. economy would save five percent of GDP, or $1 trillion, due to a national mask mandate using federal force to make people wear masks.
“If a face mask mandate meaningfully lowers coronavirus infections, it could be valuable not only from a public health perspective but also from an economic perspective because it could substitute for renewed lockdowns that would otherwise hit GDP,” the researchers wrote.
Goldman’s analysts claim that forcing people to wear masks at the federal level would impact states like Florida and Texas, where masks are not mandatory, and “meaningfully” increase mask usage nationwide. Even though the mandate would be grossly unconstitutional, Goldman apparently believes that the ends justify the means.
They estimate that a mask mandate would increase mask usage overall by 15 percent and cut the daily growth of new coronavirus cases by between .6% and 1%. Goldman is fueling the false dichotomy where the public must to accept either a strict mask mandate or a Draconian shutdown of society. They claim that the next lockdown would take an additional $1 trillion out of the economy.
Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is attempting to unseat President Trump in November, has stated that he would use federal power to force Americans to wear masks.
“Yes, I would—from an executive standpoint, yes, I would . . . I would do everything possible to make it a requirement that people had to wear masks in public,” Biden mumbled last week.
The stage has been set for round two of the coronavirus panic to cripple society, even though the establishment has been encouraging Black Lives Matter pogroms against white people simultaneously.
Big League Politics has reported on the so-called experts as they have kept the fear propaganda going despite the immense hypocrisy:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are continuing their fear-mongering about the coronavirus pandemic, desperately trying to dissuade Americans from living their lives.
“Right now, communities are experiencing different levels of transmission occurring, as they gradually ease up onto the community mitigation efforts and gradually reopen,” the CDC’s deputy director for infectious diseases, Jay Butler, said to reporters during a press briefing on Friday.
“If cases begin to go up again, particularly if they go up dramatically, it’s important to recognize that more mitigation efforts such as what were implemented back in March may be needed again,” he added.
Butler emphasized that the “pandemic is not over” and urged localities to re-institute Draconian shutdown policies based on “what is happening within the community regarding disease transmission.”
The CDC has displayed an extreme amount of incompetence throughout the pandemic, which has destroyed their credibility and made them into a national laughingstock.
The establishment will never allow normalcy to return. The Orwellian nightmare, enabled by COVID-19 hysteria, is here to stay.
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