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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 11:59 PM

7. My REPUBLICAN father in-law does not see a problem at all.

 

Overheard him complaining about those who attack Walmart and told him that tax payers were paying for Walmart workers to have healthcare and food stamps.

This is what I learned:

Walmart is the one of the best companies in America.
(I agreed with him, if profit is more important than human suffering)
Walmart does not cause anyone to suffer.
There is nobody who produces goods for Walmart in sweatshop conditions.
It would go out of business if it had to pay workers more money.
Walmart employs lots of uneducated people.
They probably couldn't get a job elsewhere.
Europe with 25% unemployment shows what socialism does to a country.
There isn't a nation in the world as successful as America
The unions would ruin Walmart.

To put it in context: Things I had previously learned from him:

Nobody in America suffers without healthcare.
If anyone is ill they can always go to the emergency rooms.
WMD were found in Iraq.
Obama is going to ban guns.
Obama is going to build concentration camps for dissenters.
I should watch Fox News to really understand what is happening.
I denigrated the troops by criticizing the Bush foreign policy
I haven't got a clue.
I don't know anything.

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