04.12.09

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Microsoft Sneaks Out of Treason and Homophobia Charges

Posted in America, Finance, Fraud, Microsoft at 4:17 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: Microsoft deflects criticism while doing the unthinkable

When a US senator complained that Microsoft had been shafting fellow Americans Microsoft just snubbed him. The company tried to get the man off its back and now we find this:

Microsoft Supports Plan for Undocumented Immigrants

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Microsoft sent a letter to two U.S. senators in support of a bill that would allow some undocumented immigrant students to become permanent U.S. residents if they go to college.

The letter is part of an ongoing initiative at the company to encourage new regulations that will allow more foreign workers into the U.S.

Sent to Senator Richard Durbin, a Democrat from Illinois, and Senator Richard Lugar, a Republican from Indiana, the letter backs a bill they introduced called the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act.

Catch phrase like “Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act” bring back memories of Abramoff, who served Microsoft after working with Bill Gates’ father.

This does not bode well for the company which sells the illusion of patriotism.

As we showed quite recently, Microsoft even insulted lesbians and also a gay employee. Microsoft did not even try to defend itself; it just paid for the man to walk away. Here are some new reports about it:

Microsoft is very good at paying people to walk away along with the issues they raise. Microsoft paid its own employee $4 million just to shut up about financial fraud that he saw inside.

“One smaller motivation which, in part, stems from altruism is Microsoft-bashing.”

Vinod Valloppillil, Microsoft

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3 Comments

  1. Shane Coyle said,

    April 12, 2009 at 7:42 am

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    “Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act”

    or, the D.R.E.A.M. act.

    Funny stuff.

  2. Roy Schestowitz said,

    April 12, 2009 at 8:23 am

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    They must be P.A.T.R.I.O.T.s.

  3. aeshna23 said,

    April 12, 2009 at 10:45 am

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    These are the sorts of details that are useful for turning people against Microsoft. My mother is an environmentalist opposed to high rates of immigration and the accompanying ecological destruction. I sold her on Linux because of Microsoft immigration politics. I’m going to mention Microsoft’s homophobia to my gay friends as a way to promote Linux.

    Is there any issue of Microsoft anti-Semitism floating about that I could mention at my synagogue?

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