The game I was in that used Viper had the organization set up very loosely for security and very reflective of the personal style of the local leader and reliant on their own ability to raise capital.
This meant the GM could use a lot of different types of Viper groups based on the type of episode. Some were giant Mech’s tearing into bank vaults types while others were more about using designer drugs to fund their crooked politicians running for city government types. Then there were some who were at war with each other turning the streets into battlegrounds.
Built in flexibility, meant Viper always stayed dangerous and new.
Studies from the Starlord Research Institute (SRI) show that stupid people have remarkably strong immune systems. Our scientists theorize that 'stupid people' immune response has adapted to keep the stupid gene alive.
One of my brother-in-laws and one of his kids came down with COVID this weekend -- and he still has no issue with his kid participating in sports, potentially infecting others. He also has some bug up his butt against Fauci.
I think corporate America has been looking for an excuse to run like a bunny from the Trumpists. There's not a much more pure cause in our society than "one person, one vote" so trying to legislate that away is not something which is easily ignored because it doesn't go away before the next election.
Yeah corporations want to be able to play the political game where they give to each side so that they aren't legislatively locked out no matter which party comes into power. But it's more important that they have customers from virtually all minority groups...and latching onto a party which is almost reaching the point of posting neon signs saying "Only Whites Need Apply" is damaging their base of potential customers.
Yeah, Republicans can point to individual Democrats doing shenanigans like snowbirds who are registered to vote in NY and Florida and who vote in both or who pick whichever state to vote in which has the hottest races this time around. Or Indian reservations which don't have universal street addresses so that individuals can claim in each election to live on whichever side of the border that has the most important races. But there's no longer advantages which the Democrats as an organized party are writing into law like there were 80-100 years ago.