phil spade

@Phil·5mo ago·4:06

Disney Vs. Florida


"…I'm also seeing free markets talking about free markets. There should be free markets and that Disney should not be enjoying any special status. There's a lot of hypocrisy going in, and if I'm missing any, please let me know. The second thing that's really surprising me here is that this moved very quickly and all because Disney was criticizing DeSantis and the don't say Gay bill.…"


Sudha Varadarajan

@sudha · 5mo ago · 1:26

"…I think there is a case here to be made by Disney that this was an act of retaliation, just like people filed lawsuits against companies saying I was fired as an act of retaliation for speaking up my mind. I think Disney has a case here that should go all the way to the Supreme Court. And I think that this is just going to be a landmark case in the United States. It goes towards, I think, fundamental free speech rights.…"

Paul OMahony

@omaniblog · 5mo ago · 1:14

"…As Sudha. I always have difficulty understanding free speech and especially in the United States. Could you just tell me what you mean by saying this is to do with free speech? As far as I know, Disney, the company spokesperson on the company's behalf or whatever, said something, and the governor or the legislature in Florida, I did something. So how is free speech being affected? Disney was able to say what it wanted to say.…"

Sudha Varadarajan

@sudha · 5mo ago · 1:38

"…No, I am no lawyer, so this is just a Citizen's opinion, but that's how I see it.…"


Sudha Varadarajan

@sudha · 5mo ago · 0:44

"…Phil, I just wanted to add this link. I happened to read it yesterday. So apparently when a special district is dissolved, the debt held by the district that moves over to the assuming party, in this case the taxpayers. And it's apparently a billion dollars or so in debt. And Disney apparently pays taxes itself, 53 million a year to service the debt that will go away.…"

Disney Vs. Florida

@Phil · 5mo ago · 4:06


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