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Fri Dec 7, 2012, 08:33 AM

If corporations are people, then Walmart is a mass murderer. Pic below

From FB's Americans Against the Tea Party



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Reply If corporations are people, then Walmart is a mass murderer. Pic below (Original post)
Pryderi Dec 2012 OP
wordpix Dec 2012 #1
iamthebandfanman Dec 2012 #4
NYC_SKP Dec 2012 #10
gollygee Dec 2012 #2
ReRe Dec 2012 #3
Patiod Dec 2012 #5
KansDem Dec 2012 #6
raouldukelives Dec 2012 #7
jreal Dec 2012 #8
Pryderi Dec 2012 #9
Dustlawyer Dec 2012 #11

Response to Pryderi (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 08:53 AM

1. this is a reason Apple is returning to US, I believe

Fires and mass murder at their contractors' factories like Foxconn and workers' dorms in China do not leave a good impression either in China or here, esp when these catastrophes were easy to avoid IF Apple shared its profits more with its contractors. When Apple et. al. squeeze their contractors, it's the workers who suffer, along with the environment.

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Response to wordpix (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 09:41 AM

4. i know ive boycotted apple

and foxconn for years over their treatment of workers...

foxconn used to be a great company for people like me (atleast used too, i dont do it anymore) who put together personal computers for sale.. always cheap, always pretty reliable for the price...
id imagine thats why apple got on board with them to begin with...
but around 2005 i started hearing rumors around the net about suicides and their workers.. have tried to stay away from both of their products since.. didnt know apple used them tho until i had already purchased an ipod
oh the price of niftiness

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Response to iamthebandfanman (Reply #4)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 11:02 AM

10. Foxconn supplies Sony, Dell, HP, Nintendo, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Toshiba, Vizio

Clipped from wikipedia below:

It's not just Apple, it's just that they make a sexy target (it goes with their sexy products).

Major customers of Foxconn include or have included:

Acer Inc. (Taiwan)
Amazon.com (United States)
Apple Inc. (United States)
Cisco (United States)
Dell (United States)
Hewlett-Packard (United States)
Microsoft (United States)
Motorola Mobility (United States)
Nintendo (Japan)
Nokia (Finland)
Samsung Electronics (South Korea)
Sony (Japan)
Toshiba (Japan)
Vizio (United States)

(country of headquarters in parentheses)


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foxconn

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Response to Pryderi (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 08:55 AM

2. Guilty of negligent homicide anyway

I hate the "corporations are people" line because obviously they only want corporations to have the rights of people, but none of the responsibilities.

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Response to Pryderi (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 09:37 AM

3. K&R

Disgusting and horrible. WalMart needs to learn a lesson: do the right thing by your suppliers, employees and customers. OR shut them down. Hold them effing responsible, for God's sake. "Take 6 months off, Wal-Mart, and get your shit together. When you return, IF you can't provide full-time jobs with a living wage and full benefits for you employees AND allow them to have union representation to keep your butt in line.
YOU'RE FIRED! "

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Response to Pryderi (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 09:44 AM

5. Here's a case where I would support the death penalty

As Thom Hartmann says, there needs to be a Corporate death penalty.

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Response to Pryderi (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 10:13 AM

6. So when can we expect arrests?



Oh, and don't forget about forfeiture and seizure laws! They're not just for cannabis anymore!

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Response to Pryderi (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 10:13 AM

7. It's bad for people but great for profits.

Investors demand it so Walmart obliges.

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Response to Pryderi (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 10:37 AM

8. For a person that is worse the Charles Manson,

Mr. Walmart sure is quite free.

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Response to jreal (Reply #8)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 11:01 AM

9. Great point! Manson never killed anyone. nt

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Response to Pryderi (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 11:04 AM

11. Walmart, BP, this is the downside of capitalism run rampant. They own our legislatures and

pretty much who ever they need to, to protect their unsafe and unfair business practices. They squeeze ever last dollar out of everything for bonuses and dividends.

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