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flaxattack
Senior Member
Username: flaxattack

Post Number: 2504
Registered: 4-2004
Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 1:51 pm:   Edit Post

John Oliver would eat this up...
true story
The CFO of Walgreens made a forecasting error of expected revenues to the board to the tune of.......
$1.1 BILLION dollars. we're talking a billion here
Well needless to say he was asked to leave.
BUT before you go
So what if you f'd up, we like you...lol
Walgreen would pay Miquelon severance of $3.2 million and a performance bonus of about $1.2 million, and pay $3.3 million to Crawford as severance and consultation fees, the company said in a regulatory filing this month.

a performance bonus ??????
he f'd up by a billion dollars!!!
and how come i just get shown the door!
gtrguy
Senior Member
Username: gtrguy

Post Number: 784
Registered: 9-2004
Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 6:32 pm:   Edit Post

No doubt it was negotiated before he was hired as a back door clause. I hate it more when our tax dollars are used in this way though to buy off public ‘servants’.
peoplechipper
Senior Member
Username: peoplechipper

Post Number: 472
Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 12:14 am:   Edit Post

A classic case of the rich get richer, but the funny thing is that his salary and parachute is not at all outrageous in context of others at his position...funny, even if I knew how to get there, I wouldn't...just could not live with myself...
terryc
Senior Member
Username: terryc

Post Number: 2240
Registered: 11-2004
Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 3:07 am:   Edit Post

Happens all the time here in the UK....
gtrguy
Senior Member
Username: gtrguy

Post Number: 785
Registered: 9-2004
Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 10:27 am:   Edit Post

Open to offers!!! I'll quit my non-job anytime for the big bucks!
pas
Advanced Member
Username: pas

Post Number: 293
Registered: 3-2003
Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 12:48 pm:   Edit Post

Not an appropriate topic for the Alembic website.
terryc
Senior Member
Username: terryc

Post Number: 2241
Registered: 11-2004
Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 2:54 pm:   Edit Post

Pas you are right..there is enough politics and controversy on the news channels. Best keep it to basses, motorbikes, gigs, music, cars, visits to Alembic, guitars, amps and speakers, well wishes to those who are unfortunate in health, birthdays, new aquisitions, problems with your Alembic, problems with your gear, featured customs, build records, artists & Alembics, wish lists and anything to do with the Grateful Dead.
Have I missed anything out?? LOL
hieronymous
Senior Member
Username: hieronymous

Post Number: 1404
Registered: 1-2005
Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 3:14 pm:   Edit Post

Yup - you forgot Stanley Clarke! ;) (or course he fits under "artists & Alembics" but I think he deserves his own shout-out!)
keith_h
Senior Member
Username: keith_h

Post Number: 2062
Registered: 2-2005
Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 8:17 pm:   Edit Post

Terry - You forgot beer. Without it there would be no three B's (Basses, Bikes and Beers). Time to get off the computer and decide what beer I will buy for the weekend.

Keith
terryc
Senior Member
Username: terryc

Post Number: 2242
Registered: 11-2004
Posted on Friday, August 22, 2014 - 3:44 am:   Edit Post

Keith H..Damn!!! yes I forgot the beer to which I will drinking copious amounts this weekend as we have an occasional day off(bank holiday in the UK)on Monday.
Sorry about forgetting Stan the Man as well
pas
Advanced Member
Username: pas

Post Number: 294
Registered: 3-2003
Posted on Friday, August 22, 2014 - 10:21 am:   Edit Post

Newcastle Brown - the one and only...
keith_h
Senior Member
Username: keith_h

Post Number: 2064
Registered: 2-2005
Posted on Friday, August 22, 2014 - 10:35 am:   Edit Post

I'm thinking of driving out the Carolina Brewery and picking up a couple of growlers of their IPA and red ales. Besides drinking it I also like to use the red ale in my BBQ sauce.

Keith
ed_too
Junior
Username: ed_too

Post Number: 26
Registered: 3-2011
Posted on Friday, August 22, 2014 - 1:36 pm:   Edit Post

I discovered the Oktoberfest brewed by Goose Island - it's just malty enough to make me think "beer candy" when I drink it.

Ed
flaxattack
Senior Member
Username: flaxattack

Post Number: 2505
Registered: 4-2004
Posted on Friday, August 22, 2014 - 2:51 pm:   Edit Post

i forgot to mention this
wahlgreens cashiers etc employees are paid minimum wage
sonicus
Senior Member
Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3578
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Friday, August 22, 2014 - 3:27 pm:   Edit Post

For all you Ale fans , I recommend : Widmer Brothers Brewery "Old
Embalmer" , BARREL AGED BARLEYWINE ALE .

http://widmerbrothers.com/beer/#barrel-aged-old-embalmer-13
lbpesq
Senior Member
Username: lbpesq

Post Number: 5814
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Friday, August 22, 2014 - 3:29 pm:   Edit Post

"Steal a little and they throw you in jail
Steal a lot and they make you king"

Dylan

Bill, tgo
bonesrad
Intermediate Member
Username: bonesrad

Post Number: 113
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Friday, August 22, 2014 - 4:07 pm:   Edit Post

We used to get Pliny the Elder here in Washington, but no longer. I've told my wife that I want to do a trip to Santa Rosa to visit the mothership and Russian River Brewery.

Bones
pace
Senior Member
Username: pace

Post Number: 1056
Registered: 4-2004
Posted on Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 4:39 am:   Edit Post

I could give a F%#K about corporate America.....

Lets talk religion!.... :-)
peoplechipper
Senior Member
Username: peoplechipper

Post Number: 473
Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 10:25 pm:   Edit Post

Pace...do you REALLY want to do that? If ya wanna, I'll tell you all about 'the Church of Lorne Greene', my future cult that I intend to start, and when I explain it, you might be sorry! Tony
edwin
Senior Member
Username: edwin

Post Number: 1822
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 12:10 am:   Edit Post

Or how about a really contentious topic: active DI or passive?
pauldo
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1241
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 10:12 am:   Edit Post

Here's a Church that I recently attended with my 1981 Yamaha XJ650 Maxim:
http://xjbikes.com/Forums/viewtopic/t=14692.html

Beer? Anything super hoppy wins for me; however my wife has gotten into the habit of checking for the highest ABV before we buy anything!!!

:-D

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