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Short-sighted Petulance

Cleombrotus2011 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:33 AM
I'm sure all the lower income households who are currently benefitting from Wal-Mart's low price structure are going to be more than happy to pay the price increases union benefits will demand.
Joseph64 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 7:41 AM
Stupid obviously doesn't work or these stupid WalMart workers wouldn't be thinking of striking.
Joseph64 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 7:40 AM
But true never-the-less. Anything that leads to higher prices in the marketplace whether it is increased regulation, taxation, or that drives up operating expenses for businesses is like a tax on the poor.
tkontos Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 3:29 AM
You need to take econ 101 since in post after post you have clearly demonstrated you know nothing about business.
rk58 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 2:13 AM
Cammm.. here is the idea.. if you want to make your point, you can't just show up and call people stupid.. you must provide ideas to counter their ideas.. if just call folks names..its YOU that looks stupid, not them.
Cleombrotus2011 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:52 AM
Yes, but like the poster above, it's easier to act and feel morally superior than it is to engage in the discussion.

Hostess employees insisted on continuing a strike, even as management noted that the company couldn't survive a prolonged union action. Now the employees won't have jobs at all, as their action has forced the company to liquidate.

On Black Friday, some Wal-Mart employees are planning on staging a walkout to protest alleged retaliation for employees who criticize the company. (Not surprisingly, union organizers -- angry that Wal-Mart isn't unionized -- are behind a lot of the controversy.)

Perhaps what all these petulant employees don't realize is that companies are in business to earn a profit.  If they can't, there...