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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-20-07 07:31 PM
Response to Reply #65
70. She doesn't seem to want it.
Apparently this is a love-in for Wal-Mart shoppers and dissenting opinions aren't wanted.
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  -Freepers are not the only snobs in this country. Bobbieo  Jan-20-07 04:45 PM   #0 
  - Elitism  notmypresident   Jan-20-07 04:54 PM   #1 
  - I always got more snide looks and snotty attitude from the  annabanana   Jan-20-07 04:57 PM   #2 
  - and that has what to do with this particular issue  notmypresident   Jan-20-07 05:23 PM   #8 
  - The Left are the main ones who volunteer and run real charitable groups  LostinVA   Jan-20-07 05:17 PM   #6 
     - I agree with you about Walmart, but all the studies that I have heard  pampango   Jan-20-07 09:37 PM   #102 
  - I've brought up the same issue, With very little response at DU.  heidler1   Jan-20-07 05:05 PM   #3 
  - I'm happy I never go there  alcibiades_mystery   Jan-20-07 05:14 PM   #5 
  - You think less affluent people can't make distinctions between quality  Bobbieo   Jan-20-07 05:29 PM   #9 
  - Show me where I said anything of the kind  alcibiades_mystery   Jan-20-07 06:28 PM   #34 
  - How do you judge what you never do? I love good food too, but  heidler1   Jan-20-07 05:36 PM   #13 
  - I don't shop at Walmart for political reasons  alcibiades_mystery   Jan-20-07 06:30 PM   #35 
  - I grocery shop at Walmart  MistressOverdone   Jan-20-07 07:10 PM   #60 
  - Suffer the fools and let them enjoy their salty pasta  hfojvt   Jan-20-07 05:40 PM   #16 
  - I am extremely proud of my stance on labor issues  LostinVA   Jan-20-07 05:20 PM   #7 
     - I understand where you are coming from on labor issues.  Bobbieo   Jan-20-07 05:39 PM   #15 
        - Thanks for getting my post wasn't an attack on you  LostinVA   Jan-20-07 06:09 PM   #25 
  - Hey, I shop thrift and second hand all the time~  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Jan-20-07 05:13 PM   #4 
  - Almost never buy new  sandnsea   Jan-20-07 05:30 PM   #10 
  - Sandnsea - He is doing okay now and the main reason I am  Bobbieo   Jan-20-07 05:47 PM   #18 
     - Excellent!  sandnsea   Jan-20-07 06:19 PM   #29 
  - Snobbery is not a partisan issue. It's not even a classist issue any more. - n/t  porphyrian   Jan-20-07 05:31 PM   #11 
  - i won't shop at wal-mart.  xchrom   Jan-20-07 05:31 PM   #12 
  - I was at Cabellas the other day  hfojvt   Jan-20-07 05:52 PM   #20 
     - wal-mart is one giant corporation that encourages out-sourcing.  xchrom   Jan-20-07 06:03 PM   #24 
  - No one should mock anyone  MikeE   Jan-20-07 05:39 PM   #14 
  - Well said. IMO Democrats should work for higher wages and  heidler1   Jan-20-07 11:48 PM   #128 
  - No one HAS to shop at Wal-Fart.  Nevernever   Jan-20-07 05:44 PM   #17 
  - A well put post~&~ your first one too!  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Jan-20-07 05:54 PM   #21 
  - Hi Nevernever!!  newyawker99   Jan-20-07 06:19 PM   #30 
  - Bravo and welcome to DU  Redneck Socialist   Jan-20-07 10:43 PM   #120 
  - Great post -- and welcome to DU!  theHandpuppet   Jan-21-07 10:10 AM   #136 
  - We can still decry their methods & boycott them  HughMoran   Jan-20-07 05:47 PM   #19 
  - i always figured Freepers were just ignorant and some jut stupid, i get my clothes at GoodWill.. and  sam sarrha   Jan-20-07 06:01 PM   #22 
  - Good post  LostinVA   Jan-20-07 06:03 PM   #23 
  - there is no hell for them to burn in.  QuestionAll   Jan-21-07 10:15 AM   #139 
  - I think saying you HAVE to go to wal-mart is wrong.  rhino47   Jan-20-07 06:09 PM   #26 
  - Good on ya, rhino47!  theHandpuppet   Jan-21-07 10:11 AM   #137 
  - When all the DUers that bitch at you for going to WalMart...  YellowRubberDuckie   Jan-20-07 06:10 PM   #27 
  - ROFL!  Southpawkicker   Jan-20-07 09:52 PM   #105 
     - Why Thank you SPK...  YellowRubberDuckie   Jan-21-07 07:54 AM   #133 
  - It's elitism to think you can steal from the people who work there.  LeftyMom   Jan-20-07 06:13 PM   #28 
  - My son is a union grocery checker  sandnsea   Jan-20-07 06:24 PM   #31 
  - I can only speak of local conditions  LeftyMom   Jan-20-07 06:32 PM   #36 
     - Here  sandnsea   Jan-20-07 06:42 PM   #39 
  - For the time being baby, I get my bills paid!!!!!  Bobbieo   Jan-20-07 06:27 PM   #33 
  - What about the folks at WalMart? Do you think of your societal responsibility to improve thier  LeftyMom   Jan-20-07 06:34 PM   #37 
     - WE know we're ALL fucked  sandnsea   Jan-20-07 06:45 PM   #41 
     - Get a clue?  LeftyMom   Jan-20-07 06:51 PM   #44 
        - Well  sandnsea   Jan-20-07 07:29 PM   #69 
        - Why would that stockholder pull thier money when people keep shopping there?  LeftyMom   Jan-20-07 07:35 PM   #72 
           - Hypocrite  sandnsea   Jan-20-07 07:37 PM   #74 
              - No, I expect better from the working classes.  LeftyMom   Jan-20-07 07:43 PM   #79 
                 - so what should the OP  MonkeyFunk   Jan-20-07 11:00 PM   #122 
        - You get YOUR income off the backs of sweatshop workers  sandnsea   Jan-20-07 07:35 PM   #73 
     - Neither is chastising someone on a limited income.  Lars39   Jan-20-07 06:53 PM   #45 
        - Hey, I'm fucking broke. Go sell that white liberal suburbanite guilt shit on somebody who can afford  LeftyMom   Jan-20-07 06:56 PM   #50 
        - Step back a minute, please.  Lars39   Jan-20-07 06:59 PM   #51 
        - And?  LeftyMom   Jan-20-07 07:04 PM   #54 
           - You need to reread the OP and show some compassion.  Lars39   Jan-20-07 07:05 PM   #55 
              - But she's not saying "help me find alternatives to Wal-Mart" she's defending it.  LeftyMom   Jan-20-07 07:10 PM   #59 
                 - I'd be happy to help her out anyway I could  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 07:22 PM   #65 
                    - She doesn't seem to want it.  LeftyMom   Jan-20-07 07:31 PM   #70 
                    - Do you drive? Take the bus?  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 07:42 PM   #77 
                       - I've got an american made, union-built car.  LeftyMom   Jan-20-07 07:54 PM   #82 
                          - She's taking care of 2 handicapped people on a limited income  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 07:59 PM   #83 
                             - Ask the people who lost thier jobs to walmart  LeftyMom   Jan-20-07 08:04 PM   #86 
                                - Forget it  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 08:12 PM   #88 
                    - Great response enigmatic  sgcase   Jan-20-07 07:38 PM   #75 
        - Most does not equal all  Connonym   Jan-20-07 09:13 PM   #98 
        - People who are making personal decisions do not 'deserve' to hear anything from anyone.  Richardo   Jan-20-07 11:12 PM   #123 
           - But don't you see?  MonkeyFunk   Jan-20-07 11:31 PM   #125 
        - The poster is on an extremely limited income  LostinVA   Jan-20-07 09:43 PM   #103 
  - Exactly. Safeway (union) has sales that rival Wal-Mart.  philosophie_en_rose   Jan-20-07 06:54 PM   #46 
  - I keep my eye out for deals.  LeftyMom   Jan-20-07 07:02 PM   #53 
  - Do you check the political persuasion of the people who own Big Lots?  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 07:12 PM   #61 
     - Most of the people at the farmer's markets here can't speak much english, so I doubt they're major  LeftyMom   Jan-20-07 07:29 PM   #68 
        - So you haven't bothered to look into it?  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 07:38 PM   #76 
        - Okay, let's assume that I find out the food co-op is half- a quarter even- as evil as walmart  LeftyMom   Jan-20-07 07:48 PM   #81 
        - Our dependece on Oil is much more of a problem than Wal-Mart IMO  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 08:08 PM   #87 
        - Political Contributions of Steven S. Fishman, CEO of Big Lots.  slj0101   Jan-20-07 10:02 PM   #109 
        - The Dollar Store??  sandnsea   Jan-20-07 07:43 PM   #78 
  - ALL retail stores are like that  sandnsea   Jan-20-07 07:34 PM   #71 
  - Wonderful post, LeftyMom  theHandpuppet   Jan-21-07 10:12 AM   #138 
  - Do the best you can. Help the most you can. eom  uppityperson   Jan-20-07 06:25 PM   #32 
  - Oh NO  Southpawkicker   Jan-20-07 06:34 PM   #38 
  - Elitism cuts across political, class, and idealogical lines  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 06:42 PM   #40 
  - Thank you. Thank you so much.  Bunny   Jan-20-07 07:15 PM   #63 
  - SOME of it?  fudge stripe cookays   Jan-20-07 09:08 PM   #94 
  - I think it is called liberal chic  MistressOverdone   Jan-20-07 07:20 PM   #64 
  - Well said my friend  johnnie   Jan-20-07 08:55 PM   #93 
  - good stuff  sundog   Jan-20-07 10:41 PM   #119 
  - And this, enigmatic, is why you rock.  asthmaticeog   Jan-21-07 02:08 AM   #130 
  - It's not that I won't go into Wal-Mart..............  TheDebbieDee   Jan-20-07 06:46 PM   #42 
  - Sigh. Criticizing Wal-Mart is not a personal attack.  philosophie_en_rose   Jan-20-07 06:48 PM   #43 
  - Thank you -- exactly what I said upthread  LostinVA   Jan-20-07 09:51 PM   #104 
     - Vilifying those who shop at Wal-Mart because of necessity  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 10:07 PM   #111 
        - You TOTALLY are accusing me of something I didn;t say  LostinVA   Jan-20-07 10:14 PM   #115 
        - To the person who blocked me  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 10:24 PM   #117 
  - It's not snobbish or elitist to have a social conscience  skygazer   Jan-20-07 06:54 PM   #47 
  - Well said.  Fierce   Jan-20-07 06:59 PM   #52 
  - I think this statement  MistressOverdone   Jan-20-07 07:24 PM   #66 
  - Yes and no  skygazer   Jan-21-07 12:47 PM   #142 
     - I agree with much of what you said  MistressOverdone   Jan-21-07 04:46 PM   #144 
        - I don't know if their health care policy has changed or not  skygazer   Jan-21-07 06:18 PM   #145 
           - I am a pretty careful shopper  MistressOverdone   Jan-21-07 06:30 PM   #146 
  - I agree with your initial statement.  fudge stripe cookays   Jan-21-07 09:00 AM   #135 
  - You're wasting your money  Beacho   Jan-20-07 06:55 PM   #48 
  - Also a very good point  LostinVA   Jan-20-07 09:53 PM   #106 
  - You have to do what you have to do....  and-justice-for-all   Jan-20-07 06:56 PM   #49 
  - I don't make such remarks for those buyers  sakabatou   Jan-20-07 07:06 PM   #56 
  - Perfectly acceptable  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 07:47 PM   #80 
  - Gasp!  MistressOverdone   Jan-20-07 07:07 PM   #57 
  - Amen  Connonym   Jan-20-07 07:07 PM   #58 
  - Yep  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 07:13 PM   #62 
  - Agreed  MistressOverdone   Jan-20-07 07:27 PM   #67 
  - My mother shoplifted at worse places than WalMart.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jan-20-07 07:59 PM   #84 
  - I hear you  bonito   Jan-20-07 08:03 PM   #85 
  - I agree, people that are not members of unions (cept maybe student unions), nor have done little...  bridgit   Jan-20-07 08:32 PM   #89 
  - I only buy my prescriptions at Wal Mart  liberaltrucker   Jan-20-07 08:39 PM   #90 
  - Um, I was poor - I mean grumbling tummy poor just to keep my  Clark2008   Jan-20-07 08:42 PM   #91 
  - The criticisms of Wal-Mart are about its corporate heads  treestar   Jan-20-07 08:52 PM   #92 
  - Really?  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 09:30 PM   #100 
  - I understand  kineneb   Jan-20-07 09:09 PM   #95 
  - If you honestly do HAVE to shop there, it's not my place to judge.  Zhade   Jan-20-07 09:09 PM   #96 
  - Wal-Mart does not sell food... it's Soylent Green!!!  Swamp Rat   Jan-20-07 09:11 PM   #97 
  - I just watched that the other night  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 09:32 PM   #101 
  - You are being robbed- Walmart imports the absolute  JCMach1   Jan-20-07 09:21 PM   #99 
  - Right On BobbieO  Southpawkicker   Jan-20-07 09:54 PM   #107 
  - I understand having lived as the working poor for years...  TheGoldenRule   Jan-20-07 10:02 PM   #108 
  - Until you all do what I do...  driver8   Jan-20-07 10:06 PM   #110 
  - You elitist!!!  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 10:08 PM   #112 
  - Damn!  driver8   Jan-20-07 10:11 PM   #113 
     - Well, I lied  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 10:12 PM   #114 
        - Ha! Elitist!  driver8   Jan-20-07 10:16 PM   #116 
           - Perry Ellis  enigmatic   Jan-20-07 10:24 PM   #118 
  - You are, of course, a vegan  prolesunited   Jan-20-07 10:48 PM   #121 
     - I can't??  driver8   Jan-21-07 12:01 PM   #140 
  - Oh Not By A Longshot. Intolerant Narrow Minded Zealots Are Victims Of Their Ignorance; Not Party  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-20-07 11:26 PM   #124 
  - For the record, I choose not to shop at Walmart, but...  Momgonepostal   Jan-20-07 11:36 PM   #126 
  - Who gives a shit what they think?  Connie_Corleone   Jan-20-07 11:43 PM   #127 
  - yay! i'm a snob! i feel such a sense of belonging!  NuttyFluffers   Jan-21-07 12:03 AM   #129 
  - "Judge not, lest ye be judged" . . . always good advice . . .n/t  OneBlueSky   Jan-21-07 02:57 AM   #131 
  - Bobbieo, You are correct  donheld   Jan-21-07 04:46 AM   #132 
  - "have to shop there"?  RPM   Jan-21-07 08:57 AM   #134 
  - My thoughts too...  B Calm   Jan-21-07 12:04 PM   #141 
  - Poor people for fascist repukes!  specimenfred1984   Jan-21-07 12:59 PM   #143 
 

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