"OO for business tasks" is just identifying the business entities and modeling them in classes. Just like database design is identifying the business entities and organizing them into tables.
"Nobody" is pretty strong. For example, I'm pretty sure that more PCs are running Windows8 that Linux, yet nobody in their right mind would say "Nobody wants Linux so who cares?", would they?
Very few employers think like this. Otherwise they would be asking for your GPA instead of your experience.
"And whatever Zuckerberg says can probably be ignored
You could have stopped right there.
Consumer Reports has Ford quality way down again, mostly because of this software.
And if you buy a Ford and blame Microsoft for its problems I guarantee that you will be in the vast minority. Anyone with half a brain will be blaming Ford.
Corporate spending on elections IS paying cash for votes. The corporations pay the cash and the elected officials vote accordingly.
If browsers don't matter at this point, why did Google create Chrome instead of continuing to support Firefox?
"C# only for Windows Phone 7"
And Visual Basic 2010.
Yes, since 99% of all sites are poorly coded then 99% of ASP sites are probably poorly coded.