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1776Forever Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-25-11 08:02 AM
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11. I am not displeased to see it - I just thought it was a huge amount of money. n/t
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  -Wal-Mart Heiress Puts Warhol Dolly Parton in $1.2 Billion Crystal Bridges 1776Forever  Oct-25-11 07:25 AM   #0 
  - Sure is dirty, scummy water for such a high dollar facility.  hobbit709   Oct-25-11 07:27 AM   #1 
  - Looks like the water hole at the local gravel pit. n/t  eShirl   Oct-25-11 07:31 AM   #3 
  - Most gravel pits have cleaner looking water.  hobbit709   Oct-25-11 07:34 AM   #4 
     - Around here the water in the gravel pits is crystal clear  madokie   Oct-25-11 08:04 AM   #12 
  - They aren't open yet. I assume this area is still under construction  Lucinda   Oct-25-11 07:51 AM   #9 
  - That would be my take on that picture too  WolverineDG   Oct-25-11 11:29 AM   #30 
  - That's a construction site. Look at the trees. This was taken months ago and it's not opening until  sinkingfeeling   Oct-25-11 08:37 AM   #18 
  - lol. I had the same thought.  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-26-11 10:10 AM   #45 
  - and so the Waltons try to candy-coat their decadence and greed  occupyeverywhere   Oct-25-11 07:31 AM   #2 
  - Funds from Sam Walton's widow who passed in 2007 seem to be used pretty well....  1776Forever   Oct-25-11 07:40 AM   #5 
     - Not to defend the Walton family, but a 1.2 billion dollar project would  FSogol   Oct-25-11 07:50 AM   #8 
        - The $1.2 Billion was used for acquisitions as well as construction.  OnlinePoker   Oct-25-11 08:15 AM   #14 
        - Oh, didn't notice that. Thanks. n/t  FSogol   Oct-25-11 08:49 AM   #21 
        - Thank you! That money is keeping people working.  sammytko   Oct-25-11 09:41 AM   #24 
  - So we should get rid of all museums because that money could have gone to the homeless instead?  IndyPragmatist   Oct-25-11 07:42 AM   #6 
  - Oh please i knew I would have someone say that - NO WE SHOULD NOT GET RID OF ALL MUSEUMS  1776Forever   Oct-25-11 07:44 AM   #7 
  - Bragging rights us PR spin.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-25-11 08:11 AM   #13 
  - I am with you - nothing against the ART in the museum for sure. n/t  1776Forever   Oct-25-11 08:15 AM   #15 
     - Every kid who goes there will be given a pre-museum prep program video  MedicalAdmin   Oct-25-11 09:58 AM   #26 
  - do you suppose the average walmart worker can afford to take a trip to the museum?  uncle ray   Oct-25-11 11:23 AM   #28 
  - There's nothing wrong with having a beautiful museum. There is something very disturbing about a  Divine Discontent   Oct-25-11 04:02 PM   #38 
  - I don't think that's the point  LynneSin   Oct-26-11 10:14 AM   #46 
  - I'm happy to see such a great collection of American art being  Lucinda   Oct-25-11 07:57 AM   #10 
  - I am not displeased to see it - I just thought it was a huge amount of money. n/t  1776Forever   Oct-25-11 08:02 AM   #11 
  - Then it burns down, and you realize they put all our eggs in one basket.  Occulus   Oct-25-11 08:43 AM   #19 
     - So are you anti-museum then? Anywhere can burn unless you lock them up  Lucinda   Oct-25-11 01:14 PM   #34 
  - 'Charity' = monuments to themselves  n2doc   Oct-25-11 08:19 AM   #16 
  - How much healthcare for their employees so the taxpayers aren't stuck for it?  Scuba   Oct-25-11 08:24 AM   #17 
  - Look, I live in Arkansas and haven't stepped foot in Wal-Mart for decades. However, I will  sinkingfeeling   Oct-25-11 08:44 AM   #20 
  - I am sure it is good in some ways - Just think $1,200,000,000 Billion is a lot to spend on it. n/t.  1776Forever   Oct-25-11 01:11 PM   #33 
  - Little Rock is home to the 80 million dollar Verizon Arena for sports  Bluenorthwest   Oct-25-11 09:17 AM   #22 
  - NO - It isn't the point here - Walton's have 93 Billion and to them $1.2 Billion for a Museum is a  1776Forever   Oct-25-11 01:21 PM   #35 
  - You're complaining about someone building a museum that is open to the public and free?  DesMoinesDem   Oct-25-11 09:28 AM   #23 
  - No kidding  WolverineDG   Oct-25-11 11:33 AM   #31 
  - I don't know if you were being sarcastic or not but I think it could have been "bought" for less  1776Forever   Oct-25-11 01:09 PM   #32 
  - This hit a nerve  Sedona   Oct-25-11 09:48 AM   #25 
  - If it's open to the unwashed public, then I am fine with it. Andrew Carnegie  TwilightGardener   Oct-25-11 10:08 AM   #27 
  - WTF? n/t  sfpcjock   Oct-25-11 11:25 AM   #29 
  - Still looks like a trailer house in the backyard...nt  Evasporque   Oct-25-11 01:29 PM   #36 
  - what a nauseating flaunting of $1,200,000,000.00 in a gross display of excess!  Divine Discontent   Oct-25-11 03:54 PM   #37 
  - Yes I agree totally - Not against ART or MUSEUMS - Just wish they had done  1776Forever   Oct-25-11 04:56 PM   #40 
     - Ouch. So true. I'm sure they are just *thrilled* to hear Ms Walton spend a billion on a playhouse.  Divine Discontent   Oct-25-11 05:02 PM   #42 
  - Looks like a giant cockroach on a mud pond.  Maven   Oct-25-11 04:54 PM   #39 
  - I didn't want to be the one to say it - but yes I thought the same thing! n/t  1776Forever   Oct-25-11 04:57 PM   #41 
  - Bwa-ha! Good one... I call it... "wannabe Hillbilly Chic"  Divine Discontent   Oct-25-11 05:13 PM   #43 
  - WalMart Should Buy Their Employees Health Insurance  Yavin4   Oct-26-11 09:41 AM   #44 
 

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