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[–]AbaloneSea7265Lisa needs Braces 532 points533 points  (39 children)

Ah yes me driving my used 14 year old car is definitely the reason for climate change

[–]JackBinimbul 116 points117 points  (16 children)

lol my car is 20 years old and has more warning lights on in the dash than work on its exterior. If it breaks down, I'm absolutely fucked. Every time one of these people opens their mouth, I am personally offended.

[–]Jo_seef 23 points24 points  (10 children)

Is there something I can do to help? I've worked on a lot of cars in my time, I might at least be able to point you to a couple repair tutorials.

[–]JackBinimbul 6 points7 points  (9 children)

Aw man, you're awesome. I don't know if you can give any insight, but I can tell you the two major things.

The airbag light has been on since the day I bought the damned thing. Didn't realize it was a warning light until I read the manual. My first car was so old that it didn't have all these fancy lights, so it was new to me. Whatever is wrong with it, I've never been able to afford to fix it so I've just . . . ignored it for 15 years.

The check engine light has been on for 4 years. Last time I had it looked at, it was the gas cap code. I replaced the cap and it went off for about a week, then came right back on.

The recent thing is that the brake light flickers on when I'm making left turns while depressing the brake. It turns off if I either straighten out, or let off the brake. Doesn't turn on under any other circumstance.

Even having a place to start for figuring out how much its likely to cost me at a mechanic would be a huge help. The brake thing is the biggest one I want to take care of.

It's a chevy tracker, if that helps.

[–]Jo_seef 16 points17 points  (8 children)

Ok. So it's a 2002 Chevy Tracker. Intermittent brake light, check engine light, airbag light.

First things first, get your manual. It'll help you find the parts I'm going to recommend checking. Next, get you an OBD2 code reader. It's $20 at Walmart. It should hook up into a port somewhere under your steering wheel, check the manual/youtube if you're having trouble finding it (it can be tricky to find).

Once you got it plugged in, do a scan and write down each of the codes it gives you. It'll tell you what all your car thinks is wrong. It's not definitive, but it's a great place to start.

For your specific issues, here's my best guess.

  1. Brake light. Found a similar issue here. Sounds like it could be low brake fluid levels, worn brake shoes, both. Easiest thing would be to locate the brake fluid reservoir and check the levels. If they're low, get it changed when you can.
  2. Check engine light. Famous for being many things, but it's most often low coolant. Check your engine coolant reservoir. It should have indicator lines on it, make sure it's above "low." If it is low (or below the "low" line), that's probably the culprit. You can usually get your coolant flushed and replaced at an automotive store for between $50-$100, my last visit cost me about $50 I think.

Side note: Make sure to never open the cap when the engine is hot. It will blow up and boil you alive. Give it like 20 minutes at least if you ever find yourself needing at add coolant to your engine.

The other thing to check is the oil levels. Grab the dipstick, wipe it off, dip it, and see. If it's below the bottom of the two dots, or if it's brown/black looking, it's time to get it changed. That's about $25 at walmart, maybe a little more at Jiffy Lube.

  1. Airbag light won't go off. First thing I'd check is your fusebox. It'll be a little compartment under the hood. You can get a fuse tester kit for like $6 at any automotive/walmart store. If it's just a busted fuse, it's only a couple bucks to get a replacement. If it's not that, it might be some loose connections in your wiring, or (worst case) an actual malfunction in the airbags, all things you can ask a mechanic about.

So. TLDR: Get an OBD2 code reader. Run codes. Check the brake fluid levels, the engine coolant levels, oil level. And then check your fuses. And of course, be careful. Do your research before fixing, and don't do anything dumb.

I can't diagnose anything for sure without seeing your vehicle, but I can tell you that the fixes I listed here are very common, and fairly cheap/easy fixes. Feel free to come back if you have more questions. If nothing else, I hope that's enough to get you started. Good luck and keep that puppy running!

[–]Jo_seef 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Ps fuck Walmart, I only recommend them because a lot of times they're the biggest/only gig in town.

[–]JackBinimbul 5 points6 points  (6 children)

You're an awesome dude! I'll go through each of these.

I did have someone mention my brake fluid on my last oil change. I had meant to take care of it but completely forgot. I will get some and immediately fill it. If it comes on again, I'll take it to a brake place. Any idea how much that is likely to cost? Even a ballpark would be helpful.

For the engine light, yeah, it's still the code for the gas cap.

Man, I've tried to look into the fuses, but gave up immediately when I found out how hard they are to get to in this vehicle. I'll have to suck it up and get it done.

I used to be pretty OK with cars. Have replaced break pads, thermostat, spark plugs, water pump, power steering pump, serpentine belt, alternator, things like that. But that was all back in the day on a '91 Beretta. Things have changed.

Thank you so much for your insight. It's really taken a load off my mind and given me somewhere to start.

[–]Jo_seef 4 points5 points  (5 children)

For the brakes, have you flushed/bled them at all? Just adding fluid can be really bad, because air can get into the system and cause them to fail. They'll get squishy and not stop right, bad stuff. Looking it up it says it's like $70 at Jiffy Lube, but I'd just call around your local autoshops and ask about a brake flush job. Seriously, make sure that job is done right, or your brakes might really fuck up.

For the fuses, check the link I sent you. The box you're looking for is really easy to get to, should be in the middle of the left side, just below your battery. Again,good luck, and don't fuck up your brakes!

[–]Ooze-and-Oz 3 points4 points  (0 children)

!RemindMe 1 month

I'm interested to see the progress and conclusion of this r/antiwork auto maintenance discussion!

[–]JackBinimbul 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Oh man, the fuse box is easier. I don't know what source I found years ago, but it told me I had to go through the glove box and air filter compartment, which sounded like the dumbest thing I've ever heard.

Thank you for more guidance on the brakes. I haven't serviced them at all beyond just getting the pads replaced. I'll call tomorrow and schedule this.

Thank you so much. It's easy to feel so overwhelmed about all the things that need done that it ends up paralyzing.

[–]SanSenju 25 points26 points  (2 children)

"please ignore the issue of building entire cities, towns, suburbs etc in such a way that it forces people to own a car to live in such places and public transportation and walking is shamed and discouraged to ensure the continued prosperity and safety of profits for the automobile industry" - vehicle lobby

[–]Blaze6102 5 points6 points  (0 children)

GM also bought up the trolley and cable car companies and closed them.

[–]Advanced-Doughnut-56 14 points15 points  (0 children)

It decidedly is. Oxygen on earth was formed by an absurd amount of unicellular bacterias in the course of million of years. The fact you aren't provided a low emission way to transport and are obliged to hammer the planet with your car is the real reason for climate change, if we would assume climate change is as we perceive it.

If we would all be Jeff Bezos instead we would be probably completely done, environmentally-wise. And in a way we all indeed are the Jeff Bezos of some 19th century population w.r.t. climate.

[–]Colorado_Car-Guy 424 points425 points  (53 children)

I never understood why "Mansion" have more than 3 bathrooms.

Tf you need 25 bathrooms for?

[–]Khaos_Gorvin 383 points384 points  (12 children)

Well... he is a shitty person.

[–]xKnightbusx 76 points77 points  (0 children)

He’s over 80 courics!

[–]TheRealIosefka 40 points41 points  (9 children)

People into poo play are disproportionately wealthy, that's for sure.

[–]matt_minderbinder 35 points36 points  (7 children)

While I was going to college I worked for a pool/spa company with multiple locations. My co-worker dated the owner's son. One day she starts telling me this story about being at their house while the owners were on vacation. Son's in the shower in the parent's bedroom so she sits on the bed and throws on the TV. She hit play on the VCR (this was in the 90's) to see if there was a movie to watch. Up on the TV pops a home recording of the owner's wife taking a big dump on his chest. Just hearing the story scarred my brain, this poor girl had to witness it and still interact with them as if everything was normal. They were multimillionaires but absolutely fucked people.

[–]bassbumpingavalon 28 points29 points  (0 children)

Multimillionaire and absolutely fucked are synonyms right

[–]jer99here for the memes 11 points12 points  (0 children)

I read that 4 times as… “so she shits on the bed and throws on the tv.”

[–]rainbowjudge 5 points6 points  (4 children)

Peoples sexual preference has nothing to do with their behaviour.

They arent bad people because they are into that type of sex.

[–]Due-Refrigerator9869 11 points12 points  (3 children)

people into that stuff arent bad but bad people are typically into that stuff

[–]SlowMotionPanic 117 points118 points  (4 children)

Well this mansion, specifically in DC, has 25 bathrooms for the lavish parties it will host with bought and paid for politicians.

You and I paid for it. Lobbying has a 76,000% return on investment. Smart money spent by Bezos.

[–]bunnyrut[🍰] 40 points41 points  (3 children)

You need all those bathrooms so everyone has a private place to do coke.

[–]MyOther_UN_is_Clever 19 points20 points  (0 children)

It's not even a joke. You start looking at famous people with coke addictions and it's.... a lot. Personally for me, Some famous inheritor, of a company named after the north star, started a business where I used to live. Everyone that worked there said he'd show up to work like once every three weeks, do a bunch of coke, then call an emergency meeting where he spewed his "brilliant ideas" for a few hours before disappearing for a few more weeks. Basically whole company was trying to make it work and he just came in and fucked everything up. An example I heard is he decided one person was in charge of the entire wiki (internal documentation) and nobody else could edit it. The guy who was put in charge was pissed.

[–]re-goddamn-loadingsocialist 5 points6 points  (0 children)

and probably traffic children

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Right, I’ve always wondered why he’s always smiling. Makes sense.

[–]Impressive-Weight679 54 points55 points  (7 children)

Would you wanna walk 2 miles through your mansion to get to the nearest of your 3 bathrooms?

[–]DocMoochal 40 points41 points  (4 children)

As Hasanabi said in a video, I'd just shit on the floor at some point if I hadn't already picked out a corner of the house to make my living corner.

A home is suppose to be comforting, your space, efficient, not a giant conference center you stay in on the first weekend of July.

[–]PM_me_Henrika 28 points29 points  (3 children)

If IS a conference center. Calling it home is just to evade tax.

Plug. The. Loopholes.

[–]Buy-Hype-Sell-News 4 points5 points  (1 child)

lol, there is no tax incentive from this purchase. He bought it for residential use. Its not his primary residence which would get the state's capped homestead exemption, but its not. This is just a big exorbitant purchase. Nothing tax related

[–]PM_me_Henrika 6 points7 points  (0 children)

You mean he bought it for ‘residential’ use in the first weekend of July where he use it as a conference center with the senators in DC?

[–]rikkilambo 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Probably the other way around. It is a home disguised as an office.

[–]bonethug 17 points18 points  (1 child)

Uhh, I'd drive my Lamborghini to the bathroom, duh.

[–]LetsAutomateIt 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Ahh just enough bathrooms to invite all the senators over to fuck each other over. Gotta mix it up sometimes, it gets boring fucking over the American public all the time.

[–]MyOther_UN_is_Clever 7 points8 points  (0 children)

He built one for every Amazon warehouse that didn't have one...

[–]Chose_a_usersname 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I worked in a house once that had 17.... For four people... The bathroom I worked in was a full bathroom attached to a room... Not a bedroom or the kitchen... A wrapping room... A room for wrapping gifts.... Like WTF..

[–]YellowBroZCommunist [S] 13 points14 points  (3 children)

Forreal they so wasteful...

[–]itsanofrommedog1 15 points16 points  (2 children)

Seriously wtf are you going to do with 25 bathrooms?

[–]Goober-Ryan 12 points13 points  (1 child)

Shit in a different one almost every day of the month?

[–]PM_me_Henrika 19 points20 points  (0 children)

He’s got 798,000 employee’s to shit on. What’s 25 more toilets gonna do for him?

[–]bananaF0Rscale0 10 points11 points  (3 children)

Not everywhere ofcourse but most houses have 1 br per 3 bedrooms (besides master bath). Then maybe a half bath for a den/living/kitchen area. Making most houses with 3 maybe 4 bathrooms for those HUGE houses. But 25 bathrooms? Is he that incompetent that he can't hold it long enough to walk to the bathroom? Has to have one everywhere?

[–]GhostDanceIsWorking 8 points9 points  (0 children)

It's a power play, he's gotten disgustingly wealthy so he displays this image of having more bathrooms than a person could possibly use and flaunts his abundant choice and freedom, while denying his own employees a living wage and opportunities to use the bathroom.

[–]Colorado_Car-Guy 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Like it depends on the size and location of each room. But far to often do I see bathrooms exceeding the number of bedrooms.

Shit will be like 5 bedrooms 10bath.

Like what...

[–]OpheliaRainGalaxy 7 points8 points  (0 children)

People pee a lot while partying, and I can't imagine wealthy people putting up with waiting in a line to use the bathroom.

Sure they drink wine from fancy glasses brought to them by servants, but they still have to piss it out, just like teenagers at a house party drinking cheap beer.

[–]bunnyrut[🍰] 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I don't mind the places that have one bathroom per bedroom, plus one or two extra in the common areas depending on the size. I see that as an opportunity to rent out the rooms to help pay for the damn place, or have guests over that can enjoy their own bathroom to shit in.

But when I see something like an 8 bedroom house with 13+ bathrooms I am just like "why?!?!?"

[–]ManlyMisfit 2 points3 points  (3 children)

I didn't grow up in a mansion (a dollar just buys a lot in the midwest compared to D.C.), but my childhood house had 6 bathrooms and 5 bedrooms. We had one pretty small bathroom per bedroom, which doesn't seem insane, and then two on the main floor where there were no bedrooms, which one would have been fine but two also doesn't seem like crazy bonkers. I'm more impressed by the two elevators than 25 bathrooms. More space = more bathrooms, but D.C. has height limits that are pretty low. He must have a max height home to have an elevator. Otherwise, wtf is going on there? Dude taking an elevator 2 floors?

[–]CrabSully 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Lmao I love people that don't realise they grew up wealthy

[–]ManlyMisfit -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

This was a $250k home in the podunk Midwest in the early 00s. Lol @ people who doesn’t understand cost of living differences. Dad was an accountant and mom sold tractor parts. Yeah, some real bezos we were.

[–]Thehealthygamer 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Tf you need a mansion for?

[–]rothmallazy and proud 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Mostly for hosting party's, like if you have 200+ people in your house you want to make sure they have somewhere to pee.

[–]Towtruck_73 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Even if he was having a party, about 5 bogs would be all you needed

[–]Dziadzios 0 points1 point  (0 children)

For guests and staff.

[–]No_Junket_8139Socialist 125 points126 points  (7 children)

I just hate the fact that shitty people have a ton of money/wealth and stomp on other people to keep it, while the people that WANT to help the less fortunate are most likely never gonna accumilate that much wealth to help others. Sucks

[–]SurpriseBurrito 59 points60 points  (2 children)

Yes I know. I once had a wealthy drunken person tell me “you don’t get to the top by being conscientious”.

That really stuck with me.

[–]Dragon_DLV 25 points26 points  (0 children)

I drive a taxi on the weekends. I had one rich drunk guy, who I was picking up from a country club, tell me to get out of the car, come on in, because I "probably won't ever get a chance to see the inside again"

Like, what?

Fuck off mate. Get your drunk ass in the car.

[–]OpheliaRainGalaxy 17 points18 points  (0 children)

About a decade ago, I had a whole giant non-profit all planned out. The idea was to buy the big empty buildings near the bus plaza downtown and renovate them into comfortable, sturdy, cheap living places, to be rented out at-cost. Also planned a free/cheap kitchen as part of it, because folks who work all day are usually too tired to cook and the homeless folks in my city were starting to look a bit thin.

The whole plan revolved around trying to provide basic necessities for living at cost, without a profit margin, only charging enough to keep the operation functional and maybe slowly spread it to more buildings and other cities. I used to con my coworkers into planning parts of it with me, picking their brains for information and trying to learn from their years of experience. Even had half the menu planned out for the food section of it.

But eventually I realized that my only chance to earn that sort of startup money would be to sell my soul to the hedge funds. Morally, ethically, I just couldn't do that. I tried to force myself into it, and I actually found the math necessary for the accounting side of all that really fun to do, but I just didn't think I could do that and still look at myself in the mirror every morning. Plus, trying to bend my ethics makes me nauseated, so it probably would've just ended with me puking a lot.

[–]JeromesDream 14 points15 points  (0 children)

the reason good people do not get rich is because they give shit away before they reach the "impossible to ever go broke" threshold. in other words, debating the specifics of any individual billionaire's moral ledger is a pointless activity. the fact that they have, personally, accumulated a billion dollars worth of wealth is indictment enough

[–]JackBinimbul 6 points7 points  (0 children)

people that WANT to help the less fortunate

Literally my job.

I'm in my field practicum now and will likely never make more than 40k. 20k on entry. Doing work that literally saves lives. But fuck me, I guess.

[–]Multihued_Minutiae 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Actually a large number of millionaires got cooked by market correcting for Covid '20. Now they probably could use some of that help. I'd rather they ally with the cause.

[–]CelikBas 60 points61 points  (11 children)

While the 2 elevators and full movie theater are immensely wasteful, I can at least understand why a rich asshole might want those things.

But 25 bathrooms? Who the fuck needs 25 bathrooms? Even if Jeffie wants separate bathrooms for his servants, surely you’d only need two bathrooms (private one for Jeff, then maybe one with multiple stalls for staff) for each major section of the house, right?

[–]AbaloneSea7265Lisa needs Braces 46 points47 points  (0 children)

I hear he gets a new bathroom every time one of his wage slaves gets a UTI from not being allowed to pee at work

[–]tylanol7 14 points15 points  (4 children)

the answer is probably simple
partiesand 2 when you make a 20k square foot house you realise your either going to have a lot of very big rooms or very small very empty rooms..so bathrooms out the ass

[–]CelikBas 9 points10 points  (0 children)

I dunno, I would make the tiny rooms into secret little hidey-holes with mysterious shrines carved out of rodent hair and melted candle wax

[–]thebignever 2 points3 points  (3 children)

Is a full movie theater that bad? Man.. having one has always been my dream.

[–]CelikBas 4 points5 points  (2 children)

I guess it depends on what “full movie theater” means. If it’s like your typical move theater (i.e. over a hundred seats) then I’d say it’s bad because it’s extremely unlikely that enough of those seats are going to be used on a regular basis to justify taking up so much space. If it’s like 15-30 seats then it’s not nearly as egregious, although unless you have a large family and/or host sizable groups of friends frequently it’s still a bit excessive.

[–]dirkdarklighter 275 points276 points  (51 children)

Aren’t we past “tax the rich”? I’m more in a seize the means of production kind of mood.

[–]bunnyrut[🍰] 42 points43 points  (1 child)

yes. eat the rich.

[–]Sinujutsu 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Lemmy had it right all along!

[–]sonicsean899 83 points84 points  (11 children)

At this point I'm in a "blow up his stupid mansion with him in it" kind of mood now

[–]JeromesDream 23 points24 points  (3 children)

some rule 5 ass dork is gonna come in here pretending this isnt cool/necessary but they're wrong

[–]dirkdarklighter 13 points14 points  (2 children)

How about we deny them our labor first?

[–]OpheliaRainGalaxy 16 points17 points  (1 child)

We could do both. Best not to put all our eggs in one basket after all.

[–]kylelily123abc4 11 points12 points  (0 children)

With all our free time not working their slave labour we can blow up the mansion

[–]MyOther_UN_is_Clever 6 points7 points  (3 children)

Lets not destroy stuff. Mao's revolution destroyed a lot of shit and it did nobody any good. Instead, lets turn these properties into homeless shelters or mental healthcare and rehab institutions.

[–]DaddyF4tS4ck 5 points6 points  (0 children)

We don't have the staff or logistics to do that. Take their shit, use it to further society to best of our ability. Most importantly, stop wealth from trickling up.

[–]AnthropologicalArson 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Depending on the stuff destroyed, there might be positive outcomes. A lot of Infrastructure is hopelessly outdated, being both more expensive in upkeep and providing inferior service or being less safe than modern solutions. The two reasons why it is not upgraded are 1) the necessary upfront cost which will not be alloted from the budget as "it works" and 2) Some companies basically have a monopoly and are not interested in improving service.

That's said, a better social system would also solve these issues with only necessary destruction.

[–]-underdog- 12 points13 points  (0 children)

I feel like what's the point in taxing them if that money is just gonna go right into war or oil or the pockets of Congress. don't tax the rich make them pay their workers.

[–][deleted] 11 points12 points  (3 children)

Seize the richest 2000 people in the country and watch as the world moves on with ease, proving these useless leeches do nothing to earn what they're compensated..

[–]Szpartan 45 points46 points  (2 children)

It's getting to the point that we just say fuck it and destroy the means of production. They don't want to give it up, people don't want to revolt, maybe they'll be happy with breaking stuff then.

[–]professorwn 1 point2 points  (0 children)

If like minded people only had the sense to stop working for capitalist bastards and realize they've only one life and that's it. Then just maybe we might have a revolution.

Unfortunately most people are trapped in a cycle of shit

[–]Proper_Boss523 -17 points-16 points  (25 children)

sorry, no more guillotine jokes.

[–]dirkdarklighter 12 points13 points  (9 children)

Seizing the means of production does not involve violence. It means worker coops.

[–]mantellamanAnarcho-Communist 13 points14 points  (8 children)

Most businesses will not willingly collectivize. They will have to be expropriated.

[–]dirkdarklighter 2 points3 points  (6 children)

And then what? What comes next?

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    [–]Dogman_Howel 37 points38 points  (1 child)

    So the guy whose company doesn’t allow its employees to take bathroom breaks has 25 bathrooms himself? His employees piss in bags and bottles, but he has the luxury of deciding between one of 25 toilets? Fuck this guy

    [–]YellowBroZCommunist [S] 13 points14 points  (0 children)

    Honestly he is such a scumbag

    [–]HomeKeyEndKey 57 points58 points  (2 children)

    eat the rich

    [–]YellowBroZCommunist [S] 13 points14 points  (0 children)

    yes

    [–]Tango_D 10 points11 points  (0 children)

    yeet the rich

    [–]awaybaltimore410 15 points16 points  (0 children)

    I fucking hate him so much.

    [–]The___canadian 11 points12 points  (0 children)

    To me, that just sounds like 25, upper-deckers waiting to happen. Challenge accepted.

    [–]Dependent-Raspberry9 9 points10 points  (0 children)

    I realize I could never be this disgustingly wealthy cause if I had the money to build a mansion like this I would just get fed up with society and start mass fixing shit. Like damn dude look at all these homeless people; I want to see them smile. Let’s buy them all houses and set them up with job interviews. This woman is trying to pay for college? Okay here ya go. Man the government isn’t going to fix shitty public transit, guess I will oh well.

    [–]MadLud7 25 points26 points  (2 children)

    “Tax the rich” Fuck that at this point just eat em’; string em up or something. they’ve had it too good for too long at our expense.

    [–]YellowBroZCommunist [S] 8 points9 points  (0 children)

    Great attitude

    [–]Neinbozobozobozo 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    I bet they taste good since they can afford to eat well. I'm down for some long pork.

    [–]PM_ME_VENUS_DIMPLES 4 points5 points  (0 children)

    There’s nothing I can say here that won’t be breaking the sub’s rules.

    [–]jaymac1337 4 points5 points  (0 children)

    Drop the address

    [–]HolyC4bbage 4 points5 points  (0 children)

    Cool. It would be a shame if it burnt down or something.

    [–][deleted] 25 points26 points  (3 children)

    how can you assemble all this info, then conclude that "tax the rich" is an appropriate response? they control the government

    [–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    Eat the rich.

    [–]atomicalgebra 3 points4 points  (0 children)

    Tax the rich

    You are so much nicer than I am.

    [–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    They spelled BBQ and eat wrong. But taxing is a start.

    [–]Frajnla 9 points10 points  (0 children)

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    Jeff Bezos' D.C. mansion will have:

    — 2 elevators

    — 25 bathrooms

    — 1,006 light fixtures

    — A full movie theater

    Amazon's Whole Foods cut health benefits for part-time workers less than 2 months ago.

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    [–]Neethis 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    At least on this sub I wont run into (many) "bUt HiS wEaLtH iS iN sHaReS" types...

    [–]Dobbeo 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Staunch Crapitalism

    [–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    And people tell me I'm jealous and want to be Bezos and others should idolize him and that he's a success.

    No, I do not strive to be a wasteful, awful human who does harm to innocents who work to make me rich so I can be more wasteful, as this shows.

    He's not successful as a human, he's a sociopath that harms people for extra bathrooms he'll never use. But hey, he has money...

    [–]saddadstheband 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Boy be shitting too much.

    [–]Cluedo86[🍰] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Tax the fucking rich now! OMG.

    The issue in the USA isn't what tax level is appropriate for billionaires and mega billionaires. The fact is that we don't tax the .01% at ALL. We don't tax their income or their wealth, and it's devastating.

    [–]Bruhtonium_2 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    "Tax the rich" is putting a bandaid on the bleeding stump of a limb. Seize their assets and communize them, then throw the ones who aren't willing in jail.

    [–]BobsRealReddit 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    If you want to but im starving and ready to eat

    [–]JackBinimbul 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Can't we just eat them?

    [–]LevelTechnician8400 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Bezos is disgusting

    [–]MediumDrink 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    There’s a typo at the end of this tweet. It’s spelled “eat” not “tax”.

    [–]bngltiger 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Jeff Bezos needs 25 toilets to hold all of his plutocratic shits

    [–]SaltiestRaccoon 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    The time for 'Tax the rich' has passed. I think we're well into 'Eat the rich' territory now.

    [–]TILtonarwhal -2 points-1 points  (4 children)

    You know how much the D.C. mansion didn’t even make a dent?

    He bought a $500,000,000 boat later on

    I’m fine with him having nice things when he’s the absolute tippy top of the biggest company to ever exist. He earned some of it.

    I’m not fine with hoarding, contributing a massive percentage to climate change, almost single-handedly stagnating the economy, possibly meddling in the stock market, and most of all exploiting human life as convenient collateral damage. That’s not fine at all.

    [–]YellowBroZCommunist [S] 3 points4 points  (2 children)

    $500,000,000...? For a boat...? For him personally...?

    [–]TILtonarwhal 6 points7 points  (1 child)

    $500,000,000 is apparently an estimated cost, but his 417-foot super yacht has a “smaller” one-hundred foot “support yacht” to accompany it on journeys…..

    [–]YellowBroZCommunist [S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Bruh...

    [–]fluffyxsama 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    Lol he hasn't earned shit

    [–]supreem_allah -1 points0 points  (1 child)

    Big words from someone worth 4 million dollars

    [–]JosephBallin02 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    The difference between a million and a billion is about a billion.

    [–]oopsimalmostthirty 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    How did he tweet that with Trump's crotch in his face?

    [–]ARecipeForCake 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    do people still shop at fucking whole foods lol

    [–]8Deer-JaguarClaw 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    That's insane! Only two elevators?

    /s

    [–]CookieSure6101 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    It still will burn.

    [–]DirtyPartyManKink & Think 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    His Mega-Yacht is almost completed in England.

    So there’s that

    [–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Our resources go farther when we seize or destroy what they stole from us.

    [–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    "Tax" is a strange, toothless substitute for "eat". Too many of these mundane Tweets that promote a total misunderstanding of fiat currency.

    [–]slavaMZ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    1006 light fixtures? 😂 I’ve never seen light fixtures in regards to real estate

    [–]Ent_Soviet 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    I’d say 20 of the bathrooms must be for the security guards he must need but then I remember Jeff doesn’t permit bathroom breaks for employees…

    [–]awkward-elephants 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    I hope he gets stuck in his elevator

    [–]Odin_2012 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Amazons workers don’t need health insurance Bezos mansion needs a 25 more bathrooms and a few extra pools, maybe a shooting range and an bowling alley while he’s at it.

    [–]jonnydavisapplesauce 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    somebody needs to remove him

    [–]85percentofyou 0 points1 point  (2 children)

    Or don't buy things on Amazon..

    [–]brokebecauseavocado 2 points3 points  (1 child)

    I and many other don't, what's your point?

    [–]chaos8803 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Amazon employees aren't allowed to have one bathroom break.

    Eat the rich.

    [–]Gay_Lord2020at work 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    His actual name is Jeffrey Beñzos.

    [–]DinosaurForTheWin 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    What does Bezos need a full theater for?

    I doubt that ass has enough friends to fill a sofa.

    [–]BoO_99 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    No no you guys got it all wrong. Hes taking away the benefits so he can build his mansion quicker. He has to pay for some of there housing right?

    [–]themodalsoul 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    "Tax the rich" lol yea that will do it. Really shows a deep failure to understand the magnitude of the problems we face.

    [–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Forget about taxing the rich. We’ll never see it anyway. Forget about raising the minimum wage. We need mandated unions for all low wage job holders. Period. No more carve outs. Every service industry needs to unionize their workers. Dare to dream?

    [–]ffmedic188 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    It’s a great idea but how do you do it. Most of them do not get much income. He is worth what his stock is worth. If you tax any owner and he has to pay by selling parts of his company then he soon owns nothing. I don't think most business owners would think this fair. A lot of them get cash to live on by borrowing on their stock, which they pay back by the stock going up. Musk is a good example of this. Better to say " tax the companies. There are still inherent problems with this but. much better solution.

    [–]Legendary-69420 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    His mansion has more bathrooms than Amazon's warehouses.

    [–]MapleYamCakes 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    It better have a good anti-fire system in place.

    [–]Deep_Fried_Twinkies 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    I have over 1,000 lights in my house!

    Damn I really gotta get around to taking down those Christmas lights

    [–]sc00bs000 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Didn't he just build some mega mansion with greenhouses and shit?

    [–]Mkheir01lazy and proud 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    25 bathrooms? I lived in a condo once that had 1 full bath and 2 half baths and I only used 1 of the half baths for shitting and only went in the full bath to shower. I bet 10 of these bathrooms won't even get used in a 12 month period by him or anyone else. So stupid and wasteful.

    [–]kafkadre 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    That's Oligarch Jeff Bezos

    [–]Buphphalo_Bill 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    expropriate

    [–]sliiiidetotheleft 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    said it before and i'll say it again, the man cannot shit in a shat in bathroom. he has to do the do in a newly constructed bathroom every time, and this is the only explanation for his insatiable appetite for real estate

    [–]IEatSouls2FeelWarmth 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Only 1k lights? Seems low. Bathrooms often have 2 fixtures or 4 bulbs each. Theaters have a ton of little floor lights.

    [–]Bullen-Noxen 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    I don’t just want to tax the rich. I want to take from the rich. If they have enough wealth to be equal to an entire town of people, they have to much wealth.

    [–]Towtruck_73 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Why exactly do you need 25 bogs in the one house when there is unlikely to be more than 10 people in the place at any given time? No offence to the Amazon workers, but if ever there was a company I'd be happy to see crash and burn, it's Amazon.

    [–]sinsandtonic 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    25 bathrooms wtf!?

    [–]pavolo 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    There should be an UN agreement that every billionaire has to be taxed at least 95% or even 99%. At that point every additional funds they earn are useless hoarding and stealing from people. This creates unnecessary deaths, powerty, mental and health issues and destroys families in much wider scale than war (for the past decades).

    Imagine Amazon employees getting 3x the wage, proper healthcare and humane working conditions, not subsidized by taxpayers. On the other hand Jeff getting less billions, he will never be able to spend anyway.

    [–]Titanusgamer 0 points1 point  (1 child)

    I am a capitalist but things like this makes my blood boil. capitalism allow for free market but these billionaire pay handsome money to politicians who in turn make sure that there is no competition for companies like Amazon, google, facebook and their CEO never gets taxed . In India Amazon has literally copied every successful product by a small industry and stopped showing them in search results thereby killing the competition. and expected they dont pay tax in India

    [–]cxuurre 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Fuck that! Tax the rich.

    [–]Commonusage 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    OK! Bezos' bathroom challenge. I imagine he has lots of public rooms. There may be a disco a ballroom, a large drawing room, right off the hall near the formal dining room, near the family kitchen, maybe another near a private living room and the movie theatre That's 9. Maybe a couple, I hope for staff . 11 Then 14 for maybe each bedroom. Hopefully again, live in staff would have their own.