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HA HA HA HA HA HA HAAAA You REAP what you Sow FOOD DESERTS

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posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 11:42 AM
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originally posted by: socialmediaclown
a reply to: tanstaafl
Is that what I claimed in my posts? Are those the words that I used? Maybe you need to get a pair of glasses sir or madam.

I read just fine, and yes, that is absolutely what you were suggesting, even though you didn't come out and say it.

There is no other way to take your pathetic defense of these thuggish acts of theft and violence.



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 11:46 AM
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originally posted by: tanstaafl

originally posted by: socialmediaclown
a reply to: tanstaafl
Is that what I claimed in my posts? Are those the words that I used? Maybe you need to get a pair of glasses sir or madam.

I read just fine, and yes, that is absolutely what you were suggesting, even though you didn't come out and say it.

There is no other way to take your pathetic defense of these thuggish acts of theft and violence.


That person is projecting. Maybe they are a shoplifter and want to feel better about themselves and come up with excuses. That is usually what people do when they know they are in the wrong. They want to twist something that is very black and white. Stealing is wrong.

Again, nobody is forced to shop at Walmart. Every single customer could stop and shop somewhere else and Walmart would collapse. Just because they are a big company doesn’t give anyone a right or justify shoplifting.

This is the silly world we live in, people literally want to convince others something that is Wrong is Right.
No thanks!



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 11:46 AM
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a reply to: ketsuko

I don't have to burn it all down, it's burning itself down. The best you can do now is prepare yourself for the inevitable. The million dollar question is, how do we break the pattern of corruption so that we won't keep repeating the same cycle over and over again. No one seems to have the answer.



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 11:50 AM
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a reply to: tanstaafl

There's no other way to interpret or construe my thoughts and opinions?

Okay sir...or ma'am. 👌👓



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 12:09 PM
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a reply to: JAGStorm

Or they're into anarchy or communist ... they do seem to want to watch the world burn though. I am pretty sure they have zero clues what they're inviting.



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 12:10 PM
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a reply to: socialmediaclown

I have. You just seem to fail at reading comprehension.



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 12:23 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

I suspect that you are not telling the truth. If you had received the solution to all of life's ills, you would be led to a state of bliss. Not to the state of frustration that you are currently trapped in



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 12:26 PM
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a reply to: JAGStorm

I say good riddance. Walmart ie Chinamart stinks.

Within a mile or two radius of that Walmart there are multiple local/ family owned grocery stores: Foodtown Supermarket, Villard Foods, Villard Food Town, Save A Lot, Pick N Save, Hmong Foods, etc etc



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 12:51 PM
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a reply to: socialmediaclown

I can only control myself and how I choose to react. How everyone else behaves is beyond my control.

Knowing the answer and having the means to implement it are not always the same thing. I gave you and everyone else reading the answer along with the cause, but I suspect you missed it.



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 01:15 PM
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a reply to: chris_stibrany

Yes, but Wally World was a one-stop theft shop.



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 01:22 PM
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originally posted by: Ahabstar
3 Kmarts and 17 Sears left in the US. For those keeping track.


That's a bit of a different matter. K-Mart screwed up when it bought Sears. As soon as it happened, a lot of high end brands like Nike pulled out of Sears because they didn't want their brand "diluted" by being sold at K-Mart. That was the beginning of the end for them.



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 02:13 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

The Golden Rule is the answer.

You believe in this truth but you don't yet know it. If you knew it then you would have the means to implement it which you would be doing through practiced repetition every single day. This -Knowing- would become automated in your system which would lead you to your state of bliss.

We are not only embedded in this corrupted system. The corrupted system is also embedded in us. The only way to free ourselves from it is to weed out the corruption that is tangled within us. We must purify our minds and our hearts of the evil trauma that binds us to this fallen world. Easier said than done.

edit on 9-2-2023 by socialmediaclown because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 02:16 PM
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a reply to: JAGStorm

The government will step in and start running grocery stores. in areas hit by crime caused by government policies.

hmmmmm . . . .



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 02:20 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

Hence once again, good riddance!



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 02:38 PM
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a reply to: socialmediaclown

There's no onus to be better than the corporations? I hate to side with Walmart, or any massively sized organization like that, because of their practices. However, that does not excuse the actions of those who steal from stores. Right now, it's theft from retail giants; why? Because the small stores have already left the areas as they can't handle the hit to their bottom line from retail theft. Once the large megacorps are gone, who is left? No one will be left, so you'll have them spread out of the inner city/food desert areas into the suburbs; give that another 5-10 years, and you'll see the same happen. When the group decides to move on to rural areas, that's not going to be a good day for them at all.



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 02:52 PM
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This is what is coming.
All b and m establishments are unnecessary in this new economy.
Amazon does it all so much more efficiently.
Supermarkets are unnecessary.
All processed foods and most goods can and will be Amazon delivery accessing through underground tunnels with robotics that will emerge in your neighborhood or tower and deliver to your door.

A new economy that is a mix of free market capitalism and socialism will replace the old fiat currency never-pay-off-debt system where a living wage, living space social credit score life can be had or if you want more you can work.
The current system where we are experiencing rampant theft and near zero prosecution is preparing us to accept the robotics and door delivery.
The 15 minute communities paint the picture where this is going.
Electric scooters and bikes will be core transportation within and internal combustion vehicles not allowed except for outside transport.

And this has already begun.

originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: DeadlyStaringFrog

When brick and mortars can't operate in the city, we'll all have to order online and porch pirating will be huge. Then there will be a rash of people getting in trouble for their own asset protection.

edit on 9-2-2023 by Nevercompromise because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 04:14 PM
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a reply to: Hypntick

I don't side with shoplifters anymore than you'd side with Walmart. I'm simply stating that shoplifting doesn't matter to me. I don't care. Why? Because I see the bigger picture. I see shoplifting as a perpetuation of a much larger, cyclic problem. Getting into a debate over who's more at fault is like arguing over what came first --- the chicken or the egg. It doesn't matter.



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 04:24 PM
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The question I have is : WHAT are they shoplifting?

If it's food, that's one thing, if it's frivolous consumer/status items, that's quite another.

Food shortages could be remedied easier than someone stealing something like an Xbox.

What exactly makes up the majority of the losses these companies are reporting?



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 04:29 PM
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originally posted by: SRPrime

originally posted by: JAGStorm
Walmart closing its stores in certain areas.
HERE



“It’s infuriating that such a massive, resource-rich and wealthy Fortune 100 enterprise like Walmart cannot keep such an important location open,” Chambers said in a statement obtained by BizJournal. “The move not only negatively impacts shoppers, pharmacy customers and store workers, but I fear it will only add to the food desert issues that we are seeing in that area.”


I wrote about this not so long ago. I could see the movie Elysium playing out in real life AND it is!

All these fools thought that the shoplifting spree would last forever. All they did was GIVE these stores a reason! IMPORTANT location, HAHAHAHAHA. Important for who, the Five Finger Discount shoppers!!! 🤣
Now those same people are all BOO HOO’ing. I’ve never been to that Walmart but I did go to a Target in that vicinity and it was the most horrible, dirty, sad excuse for a store. I wouldn’t doubt it if many other stores are soon to follow. Maybe if people didn’t shoplift they could have nice stores in their neighborhoods!

I love how people expect stores to just stay there and take the losses, take the crime. It’s downright hilarious. I love how these stores just close the door and tell the employees we have a lot of other stores you can work at all while giving those customers the middle finger. Get ready, this is just the tip of the iceberg. I have no love for Walmart, but totally side with them in this case.

I can already envision what is going to happen.
I see massive HOA enclaves, gated with security of course. I see much smaller local grocery stores INSIDE the enclave. Florida has some of these mega communities but most of the stores are just outside. Just wait, I give it under 10 years, maybe even 5. It’s going to happen.
The small stores will be for quick pick ups, but I suppose most goods will be delivered and a lot of brick and mortar places are going to go poof!
That’s when people will try to hit the trucks and delivery methods.



What? They clear 16 billion in profits a year; that's profits, that's after all inventory, wages, rent, power, phone lines, bills are paid. They could keep every store open as long as they want to with a 16 billion dollar profit spread. The shoplifting is caused primarily by Walmart not wanting to pay cashiers and forcing customers to check themselves out.

I.E.
The problem is generated by Walmart themselves, and even with the issue; they are still clearing wicked profits that allow them to keep all of their locations open, even if that particular location was operating at a loss, which it's not.

How could you side with Walmart?


how could you side with criminals?

and i say that as someone who knows full well just how "evil" Walmart is, after so many years working for them. the fact is it is still no excuse to steal from them. should stores like Walmart be dealt with for their wrongdoing? of course but through the justice system, not steal from them as some sort of vigilante justice


Remember when loss was part of doing business and the total annual loss was used to set prices? I do. All of the people NOT stealing are paying for the stuff being stolen.


yes i do remember that time, a time where shoplifting was nowhere near the problem it is today. where you could get away with raising the price a couple cents to cover such losses. i rather suspect you would not like them doing that today, since the reality is to do so equally as in the past, you would likely see prices DOUBLING to cover that theft.

seriously i can just hear the screaming now, if they were to do so with high stolen items. items such as those race specific hair-care products that people went crazy over when they started to be locked up due to the high theft of those specific products. can you imagine the screaming if they doubled the price on those high stolen products to cover the theft? especially if they didn't also raise the price of the products that were not being stolen. of course they would be screaming about the RACISM in charging them more than everyone else, we know that.



posted on Feb, 9 2023 @ 04:45 PM
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a reply to: socialmediaclown

So. Many. Assumptions about me and my life and my feelings. You do know what they say about Assumptions?

So ... let's rewind.

I already told you before that a place like Walmart could be corrupt or not but it's not my problem because I will live my life treating others right according to my values. I said if everyone did this, Walmart wouldn't matter because people make corruption.

This flew right over your head, I see. Over and over I have told you that bureaucratic power structures attract bad people which causes corruption.

Over and over, you ignore this to attack me. Talk about shooting the messenger ...




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