User Tag List

Results 1 to 10 of 10

Thread: Tony The Tiger Bugs Out Of Venezuela

  1. #1
    Alumni Member & VIP V.I.P Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranTagger First Class
    Overall activity: 19.0%

    Taxcutter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Indiana
    Posts
    17,284
    Thanks
    79
    Thanked: 13,620
    Rep Power
    21474859

    Tony The Tiger Bugs Out Of Venezuela

    Kellogg the most popular supplier of cereal products in Venezuela has pulled out.

    https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/15/kell...ic-crisis.html

    The link wasnít too specific about the cause, but I suspect Kellogg hasnít been paid in a while.

    Kellogg is hardly the Lone Ranger in pulling out, as the link describes.

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to Taxcutter For This Useful Post:

    Big Dummy (05-16-2018)

  3. #2
    Senior Member Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsCreated Blog entryVeteran
    Overall activity: 10.0%

    Dave37's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Location
    Kalifornia
    Posts
    2,919
    Thanks
    3,231
    Thanked: 2,019
    Blog Entries
    1
    Rep Power
    5738821
    It seems amazing to me that people will put up with so much before they do anything.

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to Dave37 For This Useful Post:

    Garden House Queen (05-16-2018)

  5. #3
    Alumni Member & VIP V.I.P Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsCreated Blog entryVeteranRecommendation Second ClassTagger First Class
    Overall activity: 68.0%

    patrickt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Oaxaca, Mexico, for almost twenty years. Born and raised in Memphis, TN, and worked in Colorado.
    Posts
    24,531
    Thanks
    2,808
    Thanked: 13,780
    Blog Entries
    1
    Rep Power
    21474866
    Quote Originally Posted by Dave37 View Post
    It seems amazing to me that people will put up with so much before they do anything.
    And you live where?

  6. #4
    Senior Member Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsCreated Blog entryVeteran
    Overall activity: 10.0%

    Dave37's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Location
    Kalifornia
    Posts
    2,919
    Thanks
    3,231
    Thanked: 2,019
    Blog Entries
    1
    Rep Power
    5738821
    Quote Originally Posted by patrickt View Post
    And you live where?
    lol yeah but I'm still in there for the struggle here.

  7. #5
    Senior Member Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Overall activity: 1.0%

    Robert Urbanek's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    Vacaville, CA
    Posts
    1,264
    Thanks
    279
    Thanked: 624
    Rep Power
    1371421
    Venezuela is a cereal killer.
    Good and Evil in the Grand Canyon
    https://www.cloud29.us/canyon.html

  8. The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to Robert Urbanek For This Useful Post:

    Dave37 (05-16-2018),Old Tex (05-16-2018),Rita Marley (05-16-2018),Traddles (05-16-2018)

  9. #6
    VIP V.I.P Achievements:
    50000 Experience Points3 months registered
    Overall activity: 64.0%

    Traddles's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2017
    Posts
    4,737
    Thanks
    1,459
    Thanked: 5,063
    Rep Power
    12244681
    Quote Originally Posted by Robert Urbanek View Post
    Venezuela is a cereal killer.
    And killed off a member of an endangered species, too.

    Marxist Socialist-Communist governments have an amazing propensity for killing their own citizens with famines (off the top of my head, Stalin and the Ukraine, Mao and China, Ethiopia, North Korea).
    Journalism is about covering important stories. With a pillow, until they stop moving. - David Burge, Iowahawkblog

    Think of the Press as Democratic Operatives with Bylines and it All Makes Sense - Glenn Reynolds, Instapundit blog

  10. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Traddles For This Useful Post:

    Jim Scott (05-16-2018),RMNIXON (05-16-2018)

  11. #7
    Alumni Member & VIP V.I.P Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsCreated Blog entryVeteran
    Overall activity: 78.0%

    RMNIXON's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Posts
    29,903
    Thanks
    16,230
    Thanked: 31,704
    Blog Entries
    2
    Rep Power
    21474870
    Venezuela was at one time one of the highest performing economies in the region. Kellogg's did the right thing making their product in place as part of a free market!

    But they should have pulled out the minute that changed..............
    "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free."

    - Ronald Reagan

  12. #8
    Alumni Member & VIP V.I.P Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsCreated Blog entryVeteran
    Overall activity: 78.0%

    RMNIXON's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Posts
    29,903
    Thanks
    16,230
    Thanked: 31,704
    Blog Entries
    2
    Rep Power
    21474870
    Quote Originally Posted by Traddles View Post
    And killed off a member of an endangered species, too.

    Marxist Socialist-Communist governments have an amazing propensity for killing their own citizens with famines (off the top of my head, Stalin and the Ukraine, Mao and China, Ethiopia, North Korea).
    Leaving people to starve is one of the most horrible deaths possible. But to Communists it saves bullets!
    "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free."

    - Ronald Reagan

  13. #9
    ::::::::::::::::::::::::: Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    Overall activity: 4.0%

    NuYawka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Posts
    6,981
    Thanks
    9,504
    Thanked: 4,626
    Rep Power
    21474847
    I used to be the KING of pulling out.

  14. The Following User Says Thank You to NuYawka For This Useful Post:

    Rita Marley (05-16-2018)

  15. #10
    V.I.P V.I.P Achievements:
    50000 Experience Points1 year registeredSocial
    Overall activity: 47.0%

    Old Tex's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    8,129
    Thanks
    1,757
    Thanked: 8,513
    Rep Power
    21474846
    People what is wrong with you?
    Venezuela is a wonderful example of how socialism works everywhere & how wonderful it is.

    Now stop looking behind the curtain!!!!

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •