Amazon-opoly: Jeff Bezos May Be About To Control $53 Billion In Federal Government Spending

Posted: November 18, 2017 in Uncategorized

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Congress is considering a new federal purchasing plan that could result in Amazon’s most lucrative government handout yet.

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Authored by Brian McNicoll via The Daily Caller,

Jeff Bezos spends a lot of time directing the newspaper he owns, The Washington Post, to criticize President Donald Trump in every way imaginable. But for some reason, the federal government cannot stop giving Amazon ? the retail empire Bezos also owns ? a slew of taxpayer-subsidized subsidies. Now, Congress is considering a new federal purchasing plan that could result in Amazon?s most lucrative government handout yet.

The technology giant is no stranger to sweetheart deals that line its pockets at taxpayer expense. The U.S. Postal Service, for instance ? which has lost $60 billion since 2007 ? handles last-mile shipping for two-thirds of Amazon?s deliveries. This means overtime for workers and a good incoming revenue number on the USPS?s balance sheet, but it?s a financial bonanza for Amazon.

According to media reports, USPS delivers Amazon packages for $2 per package…

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Comments
  1. Now we understand why Amazon is named “Amazon” instead of Bez-mart. (I.e., largest, undefeatable, of mythic proportions.) But I’m sure the richest family in America, the Walton’s, will get their share of contracts.

  2. Unfortunately not. She wants to sign us up to TPP. I guess it’s time to hit the streets again.

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