Buffett grandchild can't afford cable

Buffett grandchild can't afford cable

There are 7 comments on the KASA-TV Albuquerque story from Dec 18, 2008, titled Buffett grandchild can't afford cable. In it, KASA-TV Albuquerque reports that:

Two years ago, Nicole Buffett was disowned by her grandfather, the world's richest man Warren Buffett after she appeared in a documentary by Johnson & Johnson heir Jamie Johnson about the gap between rich and ...

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#1 Dec 18, 2008
$40,000 a year and can't afford health insurance or cable? No sympathy from me.... I've got both on a heck of a lot less income!
Anthony K

Seal Beach, CA

#2 Jan 11, 2013
Little Buffy should check out http"//lowincomecable.com
Anthony K

Seal Beach, CA

#3 Jan 11, 2013
Kenny McCormick

Orly, France

#4 Feb 16, 2013
Bama Yankee wrote:
$40,000 a year and can't afford health insurance or cable? No sympathy from me.... I've got both on a heck of a lot less income!
Damn, you're poor dude, lol :p
Lyra

San Jose, CA

#5 Feb 22, 2013
Rich people have their own way of "disciplining" their kin. I heard about the documentary though and found it ironic that an heir to a multibillion-dollar company, which apparently has been surrounded with controversies regarding their products as this article at http://www.i4u.com/2013/01/bloomberg/group-ne... describes, would actually make a film that would somehow add up to the bad media they have been getting. I guess all families have their own, at least what they would consider a "black sheep".
J&J is a major player in the industry and has been sufficiently resilient amid less favorable issues that have been linked to their drugs and medical devices. I came across this article though at http://news.yahoo.com/depuy-asr-lawsuit-hip-i... and realized that J&J may be in a difficult position to redeem itself to consumers.
I have to agree with you, Mikehawkslarge. It makes you wonder if drug companies ever cared about what's best for consumers/patients or what's best for their numbers. As I was scouring the net, I also came across this article at http://news.yahoo.com/depuy-asr-lawsuit-hip-i... that is related to one of the mishaps by J&J.
There are certain risks to every treatment or surgery. However, serious risks that may be causing a great impact to a patient's life is a different story. I read some articles on the net including this one at http://news.yahoo.com/depuy-asr-lawsuit-hip-i... and it appears as though crippling pain is not part of what hip implants have been devised.
I came across some online resources, one of them was http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1028474 , and was dumbfounded to know how these people's lives were greatly altered for the worst because of the complications that may have been caused by hip implants. I can only hope that they get compensated for the pain and suffering they had to go through.
Susan

Huntington, NY

#6 Feb 22, 2013
Lyra wrote:
Rich people have their own way of "disciplining" their kin. I heard about the documentary though and found it ironic that an heir to a multibillion-dollar company, which apparently has been surrounded with controversies regarding their products as this article at http://www.i4u.com/2013/01/bloomberg/group-ne... describes, would actually make a film that would somehow add up to the bad media they have been getting. I guess all families have their own, at least what they would consider a "black sheep".
J&J is a major player in the industry and has been sufficiently resilient amid less favorable issues that have been linked to their drugs and medical devices. I came across this article though at http://news.yahoo.com/depuy-asr-lawsuit-hip-i... and realized that J&J may be in a difficult position to redeem itself to consumers.
I have to agree with you, Mikehawkslarge. It makes you wonder if drug companies ever cared about what's best for consumers/patients or what's best for their numbers. As I was scouring the net, I also came across this article at http://news.yahoo.com/depuy-asr-lawsuit-hip-i... that is related to one of the mishaps by J&J.
There are certain risks to every treatment or surgery. However, serious risks that may be causing a great impact to a patient's life is a different story. I read some articles on the net including this one at http://news.yahoo.com/depuy-asr-lawsuit-hip-i... and it appears as though crippling pain is not part of what hip implants have been devised.
I came across some online resources, one of them was http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1028474 , and was dumbfounded to know how these people's lives were greatly altered for the worst because of the complications that may have been caused by hip implants. I can only hope that they get compensated for the pain and suffering they had to go through.
I like chocolate pudding.
Don

Winter Garden, FL

#7 Dec 9, 2015
It would not feel great to have such a rich relative but can't afford cable. She should check out http://cabletvquote.com/

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