Re: nice pinata Billy G

sillyhead (
Mon, 23 Aug 1999 22:35:56 -0500 (CDT)

I think he's gonna run for president. Think RHS would assassinate him if
he won?

On Mon, 23 Aug 1999 wrote:

> In a message dated 8/23/99 4:18:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
> <<
> <snip>
> The $6 Billion Giveaway
> Credit Microsoft as one company that learns from looking like a fool.
> After months of getting kicked around by the press for its bumbling
> antitrust-trial antics, Redmond spinmeisters tasted revenge today.
> Gates & Co. turned to its favorite weapon - money - and bought a new
> image in the form of the freshly minted Bill and Melinda Gates
> Foundation. Trading on the provocative announcement that the
> foundation expects to donate $6 billion to advance vaccine
> development, the Redmond empire let loose with a round of news
> releases and leaks that left the media not knowing what hit it.
> >>
> Yeppers, vaccine for malaria. Not so sexy - it's just a third world
> epidemic. Certainly the gift is the height of contrivance. And the MEDIA -
> sans IDG, who sees thru this bogousity - once again falls unwitting prey to
> the Evil Empire . . .
> No tax benefit - Gates surpassed that limit a long time ago. I'm sure he
> could buy better press for $6 billion. So what's his motive? I fully expect
> IDG to complain that Gates is just saving these people from malaria so they
> can face the horrors of starvation instead. Bill is, afterall, the consumate
> monster.
> Give the man a break,
> GG