Distract Them

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At a private party, sometime in late 2020…

“Look, you two might be able to move your operations offshore, but I’m stuck with distribution centers here in the states. We need some kind of distraction to keep people focused on getting our profits back up and not on this damn pandemic.”

“Hey, take it easy. I’m stuck with my factories here too, and California is threatening to shut me down because of COVID. So yea…




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