RE: moral dilemma - OT

From: Greg Schmitz ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 01/24/04-07:23:08 PM Z
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Judy, that's a very sad story and from what I know about Walmart, not
surprising. For folks who think they are getting a deal at Walmart,
think again. Because of the pay scale many Walmart workers qualify
for food stamps and other aid programs. Essentially our taxes are
being used to subsidize Walmart. Free market indeed!

-greg schmitz

On Sat, 24 Jan 2004, Judy Seigel wrote:

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> Unh unh..., even if we had a Walmart in NYC (I don't think I've been in
> one), speaking of moral dilemmas, I'd have trouble shopping there. They
> mistreat and exploit their employees brutally, as has been well documented
> in the press lately -- and as I know from a private account. AND folks,
> this has indeed something to do with alternative photography, so if you
> own Walmart stock -- too bad.


> I never heard more about the case. I kept the woman's phone number for
> several years, but.... but, but immediate east-coast hassles take more
> energy than exists. I think the story would make a good movie, tho it may
> NOT have had the "happy ending" of Erin Brokovitch. In any event, for me
> shopping at Walmart is not really a moral dilemma.
Received on Sat Jan 24 19:23:18 2004

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