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What do you think of the Walton family that owns Walmart having more money combined than the bottom 130 million people in the U.S.?

Is that not proof of cannibal capitalism?

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Walton family worked for it, the poor don't work or they hardly work.

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Sam Walton worked for it. His children inherited it. None of them have ever been seen in public because they're hiding.
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shadowshaded, your comment is offensive, inaccurate, and ignorant.
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Those are just the words that describe you personally and that's being charitable.
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and ironically,the poorer people shop there

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Ironically, Walmart's low, low prices are a big reason that 99% of the country is living paycheck to paycheck. It's all done on the backs of sweatshop labor in China, Macao, Pakistan and Mexico.
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Jobs that were all outsourced.
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It is proof that there is ridiculous income inequality in this world.

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Ridiculous income inequality is a less forceful way of saying cannibal capitalism.
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It's also called vulture capitalism.
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Try another country where they spread the wealth. You too can become equally poor.
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True, bigred.
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more power to them. glad some one has major benjamins.

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Button or Franklin?
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Franklin
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I don't have a problem with them being rich I have a problem with the fact they don't want to pay health insurance to there employees

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Not giving health insurance kind of goes with the territory when you know damn well they don't care if their workers drop dead on the job. They'll just sweep them up immediately because they're taking up floor spaces and hurting profits.
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HC insurance is not a right and really should have nothing to do with employment. The workers are free to find another job that had it.
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Has it
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They're free to find another job that has no benefits.
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We have to learn to stop whining about other individuals being wealthy or successful and focus on what we as individuals can do to improve ourselves. I have a great concern that we are becoming a nation of dependent whiners rather than motivated achievers!

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We're dependent whiners. Are we all supposed to be magicians? Do you realize the percentage of jobs that have been outsourced? Do you expect 315 million to all start their own small businesses? Have you read a newspaper since 1974? I've given you a lot of very good questions to answer.
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I have read a newspaper and I also have worked since I was a teenager , I am no wealthy but do not blame my problems on those that are better off than I am . The Walton family did not create all that is wrong in this country and you need to get over it and take responsibility for your own life , move , go back to school , do what it takes to improve yourself !
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You're right on huntbill this entire country needs a slap in the azz and should listen to your words
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Don't underestimate the damage that the Walton family has done. Walmart has tremendous clout in the world economy way beyond just themselves as a business entity.
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Sam Walton created an empire and was a great guy, I worked for Walmart out of high school and met mr Walton personally when he toured his stores. But since his death it's been all down hill. The people running the company aren't even part of the Walton family, and last I heard its current CEO was actually targets former CEO. Let them enjoy their fortune now while they still have it.

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I think it is great that they live the American dream. They started out with nothing and built an empire. I hold no jealousy towards successful people. I want to be successful too. And only in America does anyone get that chance.

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Huntbill is exactly right on!!!!!!!!

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Do you not shop a Walmart because of their cheaper prices. Just think how much poorer that 130 million would be without Walmart.

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Sam Walton was a treasure, a very sweet smart guy. I met him several times. I will say he would not be pleased what his company has turned into. Thats a fact.

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The man you met was a smart businessman and a great motivator,to know the real man read his biography. More power to his family, he did make the money. However the corp. still carries on in the tradition of Sam Walton, The customer, and the dollar, as in most corporations the lower level Workers are quite expendable
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Thats not how Sam was he treated his employees like gold - I should know I was one. :)
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Walmart is a corporation owned by stockholders the family has stock in the corp., but no longer have sole ownership

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If companies in America could compete, Walmrt would buy here. With all the regulations, red tape, taxes, now health care, it is impossible for a company to compete here, so they move overseas instead of going bankrupt, and then all you liberal whiners piss and moan about it. Walmart is doing nothing wrong.

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Stars!!
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My sentiments exactly!!
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