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Originally posted by GeneralMishka
"Let them eat cake" is the traditional translation of the French phrase "Qu'ils mangent de la brioche", spoken by Marie Antoinette learning that the peasants had no bread. The quote symbolized nobilitys obliviousness to the condition of the people. Today we hear that Michele Obama considers it an historic return for vets to look forward to FT & PT jobs at Walmart, which means if they have families they could require food stamps too
Hiring a veteran can be one of the best business decisions you make ... veterans have a record of performance under pressure," Simon said in the speech, a copy of which was provided to Reuters.
""As our wars come to an end and our troops continue to come home, it's more important than ever that all of us - not just government, but our businesses and non-profits as well - do our part to serve those who have served us so bravely," Michelle Obama said in the Wal-Mart statement.
Walmart U.S. is the largest retail chain and the largest private employer in the United States, with about 1.3 million employees.""
edit on 15-1-2013 by GeneralMishka because: added quotes
Originally posted by kozmo
There is one reason and ONLY one reason that Walmart is taking this step... Vets are covered under the Veteran's Administration and do not require health insurance. Ok, maybe a second reason... it looks like nice PR assuming that the average American idiot has no clue about the ulterior motive.
Originally posted by k1k1to
reply to post by GeneralMishka
yea sure lets start hiring, highly unstable desensitized, brainwashed PTSD'd borderline psychopathic contracted killers at walmart....
im sure they'll make great door greeters