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Judges control the media and violate the 1st amendment?

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posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:33 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: saint4God

Being a non-profit has nothing to do with having "customers" or not.

Simply put, it means that, at the end of your fiscal year, the company cannot have not made a profit. And thus is not subject to income taxes.


All this I get, so why does it matter what public opinion is if you're not in 'business' for profit?




posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:34 PM
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originally posted by: 3daysgone
a reply to: Phage




So, you don't know what non-profit means either?


He said customers. Non-profits do not have customers since no one purchases anything from them.


Theater companies are often non-profit, I still have to buy a ticket to see their plays.



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:36 PM
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a reply to: saint4God

It matters because Planned Parenthood, like some other non-profits, gets public funding. It matters because public opinion often influences public funding.



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:37 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: saint4God

It matters because Planned Parenthood, like some other non-profits, gets public funding. It matters because public opinion often influences public funding.


Same trail here, why does their public funding matter if they're not for profit?



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:38 PM
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originally posted by: randomtangentsrme

originally posted by: 3daysgone
a reply to: Phage




So, you don't know what non-profit means either?


He said customers. Non-profits do not have customers since no one purchases anything from them.


Theater companies are often non-profit, I still have to buy a ticket to see their plays.


Where does the money go then?



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:39 PM
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And? They still have no customers. They have patients that do not pay as a customer would.


Planned Parenthood services are not free.

Your doctor probably doesn't work for a non-profit organization, yet they still take your insurance. Does that mean that your doctor doesn't have customers?
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posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:41 PM
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originally posted by: saint4God

originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: saint4God

It matters because Planned Parenthood, like some other non-profits, gets public funding. It matters because public opinion often influences public funding.


Same trail here, why does their public funding matter if they're not for profit?


They still need to keep the lights on and payroll has to be made.



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:41 PM
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originally posted by: windword
Planned Parenthood services are not free.


Right, you've said they're taxpayer funded.


originally posted by: windword
Your doctor probably doesn't work for a non-profit organization, yet they still take your insurance. Does that mean that your doctor doesn't have customers?


My doctor does have customers, as you've said, he doesn't work for a non-profit. Additionally, my insurance company is also for profit. That's why the systems works.



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:43 PM
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a reply to: saint4God


Whatever damages the plaintiff can prove to the court were a result of defamation.



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:44 PM
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originally posted by: windword
a reply to: 3daysgone



And? They still have no customers. They have patients that do not pay as a customer would.


Planned Parenthood services are not free.

Your doctor probably doesn't work for a non-profit organization, yet they still take your insurance. Does that mean that your doctor doesn't have customers?


How is it considered a non profit then? It sounds to me that people have misconstrued what non profit should actually be.



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:47 PM
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That's why the systems works.


Actually, that's why our medical system is a mess, greed rather than altruism.

By the way, your Catholic Hospitals are non-profit, as well as hospitals like St Jude........

50 Largest Non-Profit Hospitals in America



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:48 PM
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Same trail here, why does their public funding matter if they're not for profit?

Non-profit doesn't mean that the people that work there work for free.
Non-profit doesn't mean that they don't pay rent.
Non-profit doesn't mean they don't have expenses.



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:48 PM
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a reply to: 3daysgone


Non profit means that they make enough money to cover their costs according to their Mission Statement, and no stock holders see a profit off their investment/donation.



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:49 PM
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originally posted by: windword
They still need to keep the lights on


Which means we're paying a non-profit organization to pay for a profit one. May as well cut out the middle-man in this one, no?


originally posted by: windword
and payroll has to be made.


This is where the profit is. The people who have jobs or work at a non-profit organization are dependent on services required by the public. The public has a first amendment right whether it supports their employment or not. As a public servants, these public servants above all should value and protect our 1st amendment right to have it in the way that our police do, should they not? Has there been a gag order against anyone speaking in opposition to the police?

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posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:50 PM
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How is it considered a non profit then? It sounds to me that people have misconstrued what non profit should actually be.

You have, indeed. Even though I explained it to you.

The company does not make a profit. That means they spend all of the money they receive. All the donations, all the public funds.



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:51 PM
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Has there been a gag order against anyone speaking in opposition to the police?

The police are not a company. They are part of the local government.
Speaking against the government is protected speech. Slander is not.



edit on 9/18/2017 by Phage because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:53 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: saint4God




Same trail here, why does their public funding matter if they're not for profit?

Non-profit doesn't mean that the people that work there work for free.
Non-profit doesn't mean that they don't pay rent.
Non-profit doesn't mean they don't have expenses.


Well then. Someone is profiting.



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:54 PM
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The police are not a company.


What? Are they non profit too?



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:55 PM
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Right. Some people are getting a paycheck.

Some landlords are getting rent.

Delivery drivers are getting paid.

But the company, Planned Parenthood, is not making a profit. It is a non-profit.



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 09:56 PM
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Which means we're paying a non-profit organization to pay for a profit one. May as well cut out the middle-man in this one, no?


Exactly! Single Payer Baby!



This is where the profit is.


No it isn't. It's in the insurance companies' executives' salaries and their stock holder's dividends.



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