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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg eyes
political push on immigration

Politico, by MICHELLE QUINN and ANNA PALMER

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Posted By:FlyRight, 3/24/2013 7:11:58 AM

Mark Zuckerberg appears to have found his next venture: politics. The 28-year-old Facebook CEO and billionaire — after mostly staying out of the political fray while running his company’s day-to-day operations — is joining with other executives to form an issues advocacy organization, with an initial focus on comprehensive immigration reform, according to sources familiar with the discussions.The group is forming at a time when the tech industry is stepping up its immigration efforts, with executives advocating key provisions to help in the battle for global talent.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kanphil, 3/24/2013 7:28:09 AM     (No. 9241072)

I would not trust that treacherous little worm, Zuckerberg, with anything of value. I have no idea of his motives in pushing for immigration reform, but I have no doubt that whatever he has in mind will not be good for the USA.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 3/24/2013 7:29:43 AM     (No. 9241075)

Nothing more dangerous than the idle super rich.

This kid needs a slap.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PChristopher, 3/24/2013 7:36:39 AM     (No. 9241083)

The French had a more expedient solution for the idle super-rich.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nonsense, 3/24/2013 8:18:11 AM     (No. 9241130)

Pay back for his billions of dollars in tax breaks. The young techies are so easily purchased.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Wilko, 3/24/2013 8:33:16 AM     (No. 9241148)

Reform nothing. Enforce the laws we already have.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: fiddle ed, 3/24/2013 10:28:19 AM     (No. 9241294)

A few months ago I created a Facebook account at the instigation of a few friends and family. After looking at a few photos, it quickly became an unused link in my bookmarks. Reading the antics of young Zuckerberg, I permanently deleted my account last night (a difficult thing to do without research on how to). The whole Facebook culture is rather creepy to me and the entrance of a young, rich liberal´s politics removed all doubt as to what I should do.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: HistoryBuff, 3/24/2013 10:46:19 AM     (No. 9241320)

And what country would you like to go set up shop in Markee?



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Reply 8 - Posted by: Davids918, 3/24/2013 11:24:08 AM     (No. 9241376)

Stayed out of the fray? Are you kidding?

this guy is neck-deep into the political fray, and helping liberal democrats with data-mining of information to target their message.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 3/24/2013 11:31:41 AM     (No. 9241384)

If you read the article, apparently Zuckerberg is consorting with Republicans on this, one must suspect trying to buy the party most likely so he can get more H-1B cheap Indian programmers.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Cedar, 3/24/2013 1:02:56 PM     (No. 9241523)

Time to delete Facebook accounts!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: beancounter, 3/24/2013 1:26:48 PM     (No. 9241544)

Smart move. Big companies and their founders can´t afford to stay out of politics. Bill Gates tried it and Microsoft was hounded relentlessly by the Clinton administration.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 3/24/2013 2:32:49 PM     (No. 9241632)

"Comprehensive immigration reform" is a horrid euphemism but even its supporters concede it has only one meaning: amnesty.



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Reply 13 - Posted by: reilly, 3/24/2013 2:47:05 PM     (No. 9241642)


Mr. Smug undermining America. He´s in for a big surprise some day.


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Reply 14 - Posted by: Smart11344, 3/24/2013 5:06:52 PM     (No. 9241783)

I regret I was on Farcebook, even though it was for only a month and that was many years ago. It hs become an issidious trap to spy on anything and everything you do. Zuckerberg cannot be trusted.

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