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Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:45 AM

US defends Walmart India lobbying

Source: BBC

The US says global retail giant Walmart has not violated any laws lobbying US lawmakers to facilitate its entry into India.

The firm has disclosed that it spent $25m (16m) on lobbying, including on issues related to "enhanced market access for investment in India".

Opposition MPs in India are demanding a probe into the disclosure.

Last week, MPs voted to open the retail sector to foreign competition - an issue that has proved highly divisive.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-20674717

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:50 AM

1. Sorry India, BullyMart has

the never ending thirst for money, Money, MONEY.

Get ready to be abused and get more poor.

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Response to SoapBox (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 02:07 AM

3. That money really sucks for those

who want to feed their family. no?

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 02:04 AM

2. Haven't really arrested anyone for Wall Streets collusion with the rating agencies and mortgage


companies either, ostensibly because they didn't break any laws with their fraudulent activities either?

Some day the people might decide, again, that they value justice and freedom and those aren't being provided for everyone equally under this "law" you speak of.

You didn't like it last time either.

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Response to jtuck004 (Reply #2)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 02:08 AM

4. That is so 2008, the entire hold wall street responsible thing

made a hell of a campaign slogan....

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