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originally posted by: anarkyangel
Yo ignorant inbreed. I bet you want to stay on topic. It feels good to not have to learn anything new in the last 20 years. Deny ignorance.
a reply to: Metallicus
How Walmart Persuades Its Workers Not to Unionize
One former Walmart store manager tells the story that after discovering a pro-union flyer in his store’s men’s room, he informed company headquarters and within 24 hours, an anti-union SWAT team flew to his store in a corporate jet. And when the meat department of a Walmart store in Texas became the retailer’s only operation in the United States to unionize, back in 2000, Walmart announced plans two weeks later to use prepackaged meat and eliminate butchers at that store and 179 others.
originally posted by: MystikMushroom
I know Americans are adverse to the term "socialism". It's already here and it's called corporate welfare.
Well, these corporations like Walmart can pay low wages and slash hours, and their employees then qualify for all these hand outs. If Walmart paid more and allowed full-time hours, these people wouldn't qualify for any kind of federal assistance.
originally posted by: neo96
Socialism sure is corporate welfare.
Since ALL social programs rob from the rich give to the poor so the poor can out, and buy more stuff.
To put it another way the 'socialists' think the sole function of government is to rob from the rich to pay the poors bills.
Which is not why government exists.
If that was the case then "the poor" would have all the money instead of the "the rich" now wouldn't they. The way things are now the Gov. takes from the middle and gives it to the rich and the poor. The poor need it but the rich don't and the middle just get's screwed.
Well, maybe they should quit giving the evil rich so many tax breaks and then they'd have plenty to fund all those things.
Maybe they should cut out all the subsidies going to the evil rich who are already making plenty of money and don't need to get even more money on top of their profits.
Maybe they should stop corporations from using loopholes and putting their money in tax havens and then claiming zero taxes.
Since 2009, the percentage of Americans who pay no federal income taxes has fallen from 47% to 43%, according to a recent report by the Tax Policy Center. The catalyst for the drop is due to two factors — federal tax cuts that expired after the Great Recession and an improving economy.
Maybe they should stop letting companies outsource all the jobs overseas so people could go to work and they wouldn't need to suck off the Government.
Maybe they should stop dumping trillions of dollars into failed war and occupations of other countries around the globe and worry about their own people for a change.
originally posted by: neo96
Why ? when the poor, and middle class get those SAME tax breaks.
One more time social programs GUARANTEE them evil rich folks profits. The money still ends up in the same place.
Maybe these people should stop paying ZERO taxes?
Stop going after business in this country,increasing the regulatory burdens on them. Demanding 'universal' wages, and stop peddling DISINFORMATION about they 'not' paying taxes because they damn well do.
They just might stop.
And just exactly how do people think the WELFARE INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX gets paid for?
I'm just trying to figure out how any large-scale projects would ever get done if none of us paid taxes. I think it would be really hard to organize enough people, even willing people to get a massive infrastructure project done.
originally posted by: introvert
a reply to: neo96
Unless I am missing something, that project appears to be a private venture.