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12. He has a good PR outfit.
Thu Nov 23, 2023, 12:57 PM
Nov 2023

I know people who work for him and he has a large property just up the road a couple miles. He's not what his PR makes him out to be. He dumps money around the county so people will think well of him even when he should be run off with a pitchfork up his privileged ass.

He's also trying to buy the entire valley and has acquired so much property that nobody will sell him anything around here anymore, unless they are magats. He really likes magats and hosts them at his private dude ranch. When asshole was in office, there was an annual 2 week long hoopla thing there where magats from the government would fly in on those big military helicopters, two at a time, flying below the ridge-line so as to be hard to spot. But if you live in the valley, it's hard not to notice them when they show up due to the overwhelming noise.

I don't have anything positive to say about old Art. Some folks think he's a local hero but the rest of us are hip to the stink on his shit.

For a rich guy, Arthur Blank -- Marcus' partner in Home Depot -- seems a decent man, unlike Marcus. Silent Type Nov 2023 #1
How so? 2naSalit Nov 2023 #5
Other than owning Falcons, he's done a lot for community. You should look him up. Silent Type Nov 2023 #11
He has a good PR outfit. 2naSalit Nov 2023 #12
You obviously ain't payin attention. He's a Democrat, unlike Marcus. Blank contributed $300 K to Biden in 2020. Silent Type Nov 2023 #18
Between Home Depot and Lowes... calguy Nov 2023 #2
We have Menard's in the Chicago area, too. LuvLoogie Nov 2023 #4
We have a local owned Traildogbob Nov 2023 #8
I avoid Home Depot like it's a plague kimbutgar Nov 2023 #3
+1 peppertree Nov 2023 #9
Ha ha good one ! kimbutgar Nov 2023 #20
Why, thank you. peppertree Nov 2023 #21
Lizzid People! peppertree Nov 2023 #6
I have been boycotting Home Depot for several years LetMyPeopleVote Nov 2023 #7
I go to my locally owned HW store first RainCaster Nov 2023 #10
Those are mostly Republican anti-competitive outfits here durablend Nov 2023 #13
Gave up after less than a minute of "gubmint is the enemy." Merlot Nov 2023 #14
Me too. He ain't exactly a "small guy" anymore but he Liberal In Texas Nov 2023 #22
He really wants that internment camp contract lame54 Nov 2023 #15
This jerk tiredtoo Nov 2023 #16
Yes! not fooled Nov 2023 #17
This is why I've never bought a thing from Home Depot. Hermit-The-Prog Nov 2023 #19
His current relationship is as a stockholder. Ms. Toad Dec 2023 #23
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