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    Wal-Mart Asks Workers To Donate Food To Its Needy Employees

    Well it appears that a Cleveland, Ohio Walmart is holding a food drive so that it's employees can have a nice Holiday meal. The sign in the store, accompanied by several plastic bins, reads: "Please donate food items so associates in need can enjoy Thanksgiving dinner."

    Really? Thank goodness those people are employed so those associates don't have to get on food stamps.

    What cracks me up with some people that see nothing wrong with what Walmart is doing would probably go berserk if you wished them "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas."

    ...The Cleveland Plain Dealer first reported on the food drive, which has sparked outrage in the area.

    "That Wal-Mart would have the audacity to ask low-wage workers to donate food to other low-wage workers — to me, it is a moral outrage," Norma Mills, a customer at the store, told the Plain Dealer...
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    Re: Wal-Mart Asks Workers To Donate Food To Its Needy Employees

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob N View Post
    Well it appears that a Cleveland, Ohio Walmart is holding a food drive so that it's employees can have a nice Holiday meal. The sign in the store, accompanied by several plastic bins, reads: "Please donate food items so associates in need can enjoy Thanksgiving dinner."

    Really? Thank goodness those people are employed so those associates don't have to get on food stamps.

    What cracks me up with some people that see nothing wrong with what Walmart is doing would probably go berserk if you wished them "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas."
    The WalMart heirs - 4 of them - only have $20 BILLION dollars each so - accordingly to Obama - are SO poor they needed government welfare in the form of exemption from ObamaCare.

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    Re: Wal-Mart Asks Workers To Donate Food To Its Needy Employees

    I guess I must be getting old,because I always get these various donations mixed up in my head.

    This often leads me to a few embarrassing moments when I'm not sure whether the organization in question wants my blood, my sperm or my food.
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    Re: Wal-Mart Asks Workers To Donate Food To Its Needy Employees

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob N View Post
    Well it appears that a Cleveland, Ohio Walmart is holding a food drive so that it's employees can have a nice Holiday meal. The sign in the store, accompanied by several plastic bins, reads: "Please donate food items so associates in need can enjoy Thanksgiving dinner."

    Really? Thank goodness those people are employed so those associates don't have to get on food stamps.

    What cracks me up with some people that see nothing wrong with what Walmart is doing would probably go berserk if you wished them "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas."
    Not all that work for Walmart's low wages are poor. A quick look at the federal poverty level will confirm that. For many of these workers that low wage Walmart job is a second or even third income in their household. For those few low wage Walmart workers that have large families and little or no other income this is likely a welcome helping hand as they can then afford to feed their extended family and guests too. Why is private charity seen as bad by those constantly demanding that ever more charity be given by the gov't?
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    Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

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    Re: Wal-Mart Asks Workers To Donate Food To Its Needy Employees

    Anyone who walks into a Wal-Mart, knowing what they are, is so self centered and greedy I doubt they are even remotely willing to help someone else unless there is a tax break in it for them.
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    Re: Wal-Mart Asks Workers To Donate Food To Its Needy Employees

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    The WalMart heirs - 4 of them - only have $20 BILLION dollars each so - accordingly to Obama - are SO poor they needed government welfare in the form of exemption from ObamaCare.
    Are they really getting an exemption???? I hadn't heard that. I know all corps are getting a delay, but getting an exemption? Please provide a link.
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    Re: Wal-Mart Asks Workers To Donate Food To Its Needy Employees

    Quote Originally Posted by Kreton View Post
    Anyone who walks into a Wal-Mart, knowing what they are, is so self centered and greedy I doubt they are even remotely willing to help someone else unless there is a tax break in it for them.
    I'm pretty sure you just indicted an enormous swathe of people, perhaps even a majority of Americans. Why not add every single fast food or minimum wage operated store in the country? It's silly.

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    Re: Wal-Mart Asks Workers To Donate Food To Its Needy Employees

    Quote Originally Posted by Sherman123 View Post
    I'm pretty sure you just indicted an enormous swathe of people, perhaps even a majority of Americans. Why not add every single fast food or minimum wage operated store in the country? It's silly.
    Yes, intentionally. By far the vast majority of Americans are self centered and greedy. And yes for the most part you can add fast food and places like it. I never intentionally set to exclude them.
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    Re: Wal-Mart Asks Workers To Donate Food To Its Needy Employees

    Quote Originally Posted by Kreton View Post
    Anyone who walks into a Wal-Mart, knowing what they are, is so self centered and greedy I doubt they are even remotely willing to help someone else unless there is a tax break in it for them.
    I guess the fact that Walmart employs millions of people is irrelevant to your narrow minded perception. I suppose you never buy fast food either. How nice for you to live in your little, perfect world.
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