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Old 03-30-2010, 04:08 PM   #1
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WALMART VS THE MORONS!!!!!!!!!!


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<table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0" class="ecxecxMsoNormalTable" style="width:100%;"><tbody><tr><td width="100%" style="width:100%;padding:1.2pt;">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's 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 and is the 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 & Safeway combined, and keep in mind they did this in only 15 years.


8. During this same period, 31 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 5 Years ago.


11. This year 7.2 billion different purchasing experiences will occur At a Wal-Mart store. (Earth's population is approximately 6.5 Billion.)


12. 90% of all Americans live within 15 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.


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*It is now official you are ALL corrupt morons:


<ul type="disc"><li class="ecxecxMsoNormal">The U.S. Post Service was established in 1775. You have had 234 years to get it right and it is broke.<li class="ecxecxMsoNormal">Social Security*was established in 1935. You have had 74 years to get it right and it is broke.<li class="ecxecxMsoNormal" style="color:#000080;">Fannie Mae was established in 1938. You have had 71 years to get it right and it is broke.<li class="ecxecxMsoNormal">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.<li class="ecxecxMsoNormal">Medicare and Medicaid were established in 1965. You have had 44 years to get it right and they are broke.<li class="ecxecxMsoNormal">Freddie Mac was established in 1970. You have had 39 years to get it right and it is broke.<li class="ecxecxMsoNormal" style="color:#000080;">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.[/list]You have FAILED in every "government service" you have shoved down our throats while overspending our tax dollars


*AND YOU WANT AMERICANS TO BELIEVE YOU CAN BE TRUSTED WITH A GOVERNMENT-RUN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM??


Folks, keep this circulating. It is very well stated. Maybe it will end up in the e-mails of some of our "duly elected' and their staff (they never read anything) will clue them in on how Americans feel.

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Old 03-30-2010, 06:10 PM   #2
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While I do not consider myself a conservative across the board I am conservative when it comes to fiscal policy. The point about letting people who's success is dependent upon their financial acumen run the government is well taken. Unfortunately most successful businessmen would have no interest in screwing around with the hassles that come with government service, where you have to respond in a PC manner to every whiner that crosses your threshold. But sometimes I think that the requirement for being a successful politician is that you are or would be a total failure as a businessman.

Likewise the notion that the only thing government can run successfully is national defense. Government (and not just the US government) has a centuries-old history of totally mismanaging everything they take on other then defense. Health care, transportation, mail delivery, railroads, education*you name it, government will make it the most inefficient, ineffective money pit possible.

I will grant that government has a role in reguating things. Human nature being what it is, if left to their own devices a lot of businesses would cut whatever corners they could to increase profits. So somebody has to make sure the meat isn't tainted and the medicine is within specs and the planes, trains, and automobiles are safe, and government is probably the best vehicle for this if they do it right. But as soon as they start thinking they can actually produce the meat and the medicine and run the trains, they fail miserably. Probably for the reason I stated above--- politicians by their nature are failed businessmen.

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Old 03-31-2010, 04:50 AM   #3
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Failed businessmen and failed lawyers.
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Old 04-02-2010, 04:41 AM   #4
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Let me get this straight. Were going to be gifted with a health care plan written by a committee whose chairman says he doesnt understand it, passed by a Congress that hasnt read it but exempts themselves from it, to be signed by a president who also hasnt read it and who smokes, with funding administered by a treasury chief who didnt pay his taxes, to be overseen by a surgeon general who is obese, and financed by a country thats broke. What the hell could possibly go wrong? -origin unknown
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Old 04-02-2010, 02:26 PM   #5
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Someone just passed this on to me and it seemed germane to this thread so I'm posting it even though I tend toward the liberal or independent side of politics.

"THE ANT AND THE GRASSHOPPER


Two Different Versions.................

OLD VERSION:

The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter.

The grasshopper thinks the ant is a fool and laughs and dances and plays the summer away..

Come winter, the ant is warm and well fed.

The grasshopper has no food or shelter, so he dies out in the cold.

MORAL OF THE STORY: Be responsible for yourself!

MODERN VERSION
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The ant works hard in the withering heat and the rain all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter.

The grasshopper thinks the ant is a fool and laughs and dances and plays the summer away.

Come winter, the shivering grasshopper calls a press conference and demands to know why the ant should be allowed to be warm and well fed while he is cold and starving.

CBS, NBC , PBS, CNN, and ABC show up to provide pictures of the shivering grasshopper next to a video of the ant in his comfortable home with a table filled with food.

America is stunned by the sharp contrast.

How can this be, that in a country of such wealth, this poor grasshopper is allowed to suffer so?

Kermit the Frog appears on Oprah with the grasshopper and everybody cries when they sing, 'It's Not Easy Being Green.'

Acorn stages a demonstration in front of the ant's house where the news stations film the group singing,'We shall overcome.' Rev. Jeremiah Wright then has the group kneel down to pray to God for the grasshopper's sake.

President Obama condemns the ant and blames President Bush, President Reagan, Christopher Columbus, and the Pope for the grasshopper's plight.

Nancy Pelosi & Harry Reid exclaim in an interview with Larry King that the ant has gotten rich off the back of the grasshopper, and both call for an immediate tax hike on the ant to make him pay his fair share.

Finally, the EEOC adopts the Economic Equity & Anti-Ant Act retroactive to the beginning of the summer.

The ant is fined for failing to hire a proportionate number of green bugs and, having nothing left to pay his retroactive taxes, his home is confiscated by the Government Green Czar and given to the grasshopper.

The story ends as we see the grasshopper and his free-loading friends finishing up the last bits of the ant's food while the government house he is in, which, as you recall, just happens to be the ant's old house, crumbles around them because the grasshopper doesn't maintain it.

The ant has disappeared in the snow, never to be seen again.

The grasshopper is found dead in a drug related incident, and the house, now abandoned, is taken over by a gang of spiders who terrorize the ramshackle, once prosperous and once peaceful, neighborhood.

The entire Nation collapses bringing the rest of the free world with it.

MORAL OF THE STORY:

Be careful how you vote.

I've sent this to you because I believe that you are an ant & not a grasshopper! Make sure that you pass this on to other ants. Don't bother sending it on to any grasshoppers because they wouldn't understand it, anyway."




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If you are A liberal/ Progressive
Who's side are you on?**The ant or the grasshopper. If you are as you say. Why would you post such an item? Is it sarcasm? Or perhaps you are not as you say.
Because that *looks to be the way this country is headed.
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I'm reminded of Animal Farm ala George Orwell.

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Moral of the story: If in doubt, ask the people of Detroit. Lots of grasshoppers, few ants.
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Old 04-07-2010, 04:56 AM   #8
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The usual Gov answer is first "Currency Controls",

Then restrictions on actual travel.
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You guys seem to enjoy being paranoid. Believe it - the sky is not going to fall. Try to be glass half full people instead of half empty - life is more fun that way.
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Old 04-08-2010, 04:16 AM   #10
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"You guys seem to enjoy being paranoid."

A paranoid is an individual that is a survivor.

The Victims Lobby thinks theft can go on forever,

what they will do when the Free Lunch is canceled is open to speculation.

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You got that right Peter.*

"Just because your paranoid, it doesn't mean they aren't out to get you."
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OK guys things are bad in the US of A. They are trying to control your guns, give you National Medicare and get your financial system back up and running.

Give the place a miss, move down here to Australia, we have gun control, medicare and our financial system did not suffer as much thru the GFC, thru a lot of help from the Government with recovery packages, not spent on Executive salaries.

We have year round boating and fishing and all is well with the world.

Things ain't so bad.

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Well, there are a lot of Eeyore's around here.* But it ain't really all that bad.

"The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."
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The "good old days" weren't really all that good.*

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