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HYPOCRITE: Bill Gates joins bidding war to buy the world’s largest private jet operator — one month before he releases his book about climate change…

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HYPOCRITE: Bill Gates joins bidding war to buy the world’s largest private jet operator — one month before he releases his book about climate change…
  • The Microsoft boss’s company Cascade Investment entered the bidding war for British private jet servicing company Signature Aviation Friday
  • Cascade teamed up with Blackstone Group to make a $4.3 billion bid
  • Cascade and Blackstone now go head-to-head with private equity firm Carlyle
  • Gates’ Cascade already owns a 19 percent stake in Signature 
  • News of Gates’ pursuit of the private jet firm raised eyebrows given its actions are at direct odds with his very vocal stance on climate change
  • In February, Gates will release his book ‘How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need’ 
  • In it he sets out his plans for how the world can reach zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to prevent a climate crisis
  • This comes months after he published a blog post lecturing the public that climate change ‘could be worse’ than the coronavirus pandemic
  • Signature Aviation handles 1.6 million private jet flights every year
  • A private jet flight emits up to 40 times as much carbon per passenger as regular commercial flights, according to research 

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BITCOIN GOES BOOM ^ ABOVE 50K 1st TIME E V E R.

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BITCOIN GOES BOOM ^ ABOVE 50K 1st TIME E V E R.

KEY POINTS

  • Bitcoin surged to an all-time high of more than $50,000 on Tuesday.
  • Large firms like Tesla, Mastercard and BNY Mellon have shown support for cryptocurrencies.
  • Many crypto investors believe the current bull run is different to a late 2017 bubble.

MORE… CNBC. 😉

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McConnell issues statement on Senate impeachment trial…

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McConnell issues statement on Senate impeachment trial…

McConnell tells colleagues he’s undecided on impeachment, per spokesperson:

“While the press has been full of speculation, I have not made a final decision on how I will vote and I intend to listen to the legal arguments when they are presented” to Senate.

No Senate impeachment trial until after Trump leaves office.

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Jim Jordan masterpiece on House floor…

“Nineteen minutes into Trump’s administration at 12:19pm the Washington Post headline was “The campaign to impeach President Trump has begun”…Now with just one week left they are still trying.”

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Jim Jordan masterpiece on House floor…

Here’s the other half of his address

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