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Old 10-30-2010, 01:09 AM   #1
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I always hear so much Wally bashing and how they are so evil, socially negligent and all, and really wonder. I just read some interesting facts about their growth despite what the Feds have done to the rest of our economy. The article:

Wal-Mart vs. The Fed Morons

1. Americans spend $36,000,000 at Wal-Mart Every hour of every day.

2. This works out to $20,928 profit every minute.

3. Wal-Mart will sell more from January 1 to St. Patrick'* Day (March 17th) than Target sells all year.

4. Wal-Mart is bigger than Home Depot + Kroger + Target +Sears + Costco + K-Mart combined.

5. Wal-Mart employs 1.6 million people, is the world'* largest private employer, and most speak English.

6. Wal-Mart is the largest company in the history of the world.

7. Wal-Mart now sells more food than Kroger and Safeway combined, and keep n mind they did this in only fifteen years.

8. During this same period, 31 big supermarket chains sought bankruptcy

9. Wal-Mart now sells more food than any other store in the world.

10. Wal-Mart has approx 3,900 stores in the USA of which 1,906 are Super Centers; this is 1,000 more than it had five years ago.

11. This year 7.2 billion different purchasing experiences will occur at
Wal-Mart stores. (Earth'* population is approximately 6.5 Billion)

12. 90% of all Americans live within fifteen miles of a Wal-Mart.

You may think that I am complaining, but I am really laying the ground work for suggesting that MAYBE we should hire the guys who run Wal-Mart to fix the economy.



Isn't it obvious President Obama and all 535 voting members of the Legislature are Morons.

a.. The U.*. Postal Service was established in 1775. You have had 234 years to get it right and it is broke.

b.. Social Security was established in 1935. You have had 74 years to get it right and it is broke.

c.. Fannie Mae was established in 1938. You have had 71 years to get it right and it is broke.

d.. War on Poverty started in 1964. You have had 45 years to get it right; $1 trillion of our money is confiscated each year and transferred to the poor, and they only want more.

e.. Medicare and Medicaid were established in 1965. You have had 44 years to get it right and they are broke.

f.. Freddie Mac was established in 1970. You have had 39 years to get it right and it is broke.

g.. The Department of Energy was created in 1977 to lessen our dependence
on foreign oil. It has ballooned to 16,000 employees with a budget of $24
billion a year and we import more oil than ever before. You had 32 years to get it right and it is an abysmal failure.

They have FAILED in every "government service" they have shoved down our throats while overspending our tax dollars.


WAL MART SEEMS TO KNOW HOW TO RUN A BUSINESS.......Why don't we let them try their hand at the Country?
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Yup I've been saying this for years. And to think that the government wants to run yet another business (healthcare) makes me shake my head even more.
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Walmart could probably afford to buy a country.
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Walmart could probably afford to buy a country.
Wouldn't doubt it.
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When a business does well, the feds crack down. Why is that?
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I refuse to shop at walmart due to the fact that 1 watch battery costs 3 dollars there while on ebay you can buy 20 for $3.50 shipped http://cgi.ebay.com/20-x-AG3-392A-L7...item1e5f03740c
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I refuse to shop at walmart due to the fact that 1 watch battery costs 3 dollars there while on ebay you can buy 20 for $3.50 shipped http://cgi.ebay.com/20-x-AG3-392A-L7...item1e5f03740c
Who needs 20 watch batteries ??? I have 10 Watches and I don't LOL

WalMart is convenient, thats why people shop there !
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And very, very cheap.
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I refuse to shop at walmart due to the fact that 1 watch battery costs 3 dollars there while on ebay you can buy 20 for $3.50 shipped http://cgi.ebay.com/20-x-AG3-392A-L7...item1e5f03740c
What if your watch is dead and you have to have it working right away? Can't exactly wait for it to arrive in the mail then. A lot of people don't want to deal with the risks on online shopping also.
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