You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #83: No one. And nothing. [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » General Discussion Donate to DU
Rabrrrrrr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-11 09:27 AM
Response to Reply #73
83. No one. And nothing.
That's why they weigh stuff at the register now. It also means that people can eat all they want while in the store, but that's the way it goes.

People can also switch the printed labels that come from the meat department or deli, too. And they do.

Cheap ass fucks.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
  -My son saw shoplifters nailed at Wal Mart yesterday. Tell me what do you think? ThomWV  Nov-24-11 01:17 PM   #0 
  - shoplifting for profit? To sell the stuff?  Liberal_in_LA   Nov-24-11 01:19 PM   #1 
  - That's what I think. n/t  tammywammy   Nov-24-11 01:21 PM   #5 
  - Bottom line..they are thieves.  Bonhomme Richard   Nov-24-11 01:20 PM   #2 
  - They shoulda stolen BIG, like the Walton family. n/t  Orsino   Nov-25-11 11:52 AM   #90 
     - What do you have against a heart-warming, humble, fictional family of TV characters?  slackmaster   Nov-25-11 12:55 PM   #95 
  - Budding capitalists  lunatica   Nov-24-11 01:20 PM   #3 
  - Black market...  Dennis Donovan   Nov-24-11 01:22 PM   #9 
     - Could be .....  ThomWV   Nov-24-11 01:24 PM   #10 
     - You're kidding right?  lunatica   Nov-24-11 01:28 PM   #14 
     - and 6 carts is not one hell of a lot of security. Really, not much at all  ThomWV   Nov-24-11 01:32 PM   #17 
     - Not much food security?  karynnj   Nov-25-11 11:09 AM   #87 
     - perhaps they stole a big freezer @ bestbuy earlier in the day?  elehhhhna   Nov-25-11 01:43 PM   #102 
     - Your stats only underscore my point  Dennis Donovan   Nov-24-11 01:33 PM   #18 
        - OK I thought you were being critical of my idea  lunatica   Nov-24-11 01:52 PM   #23 
     - In DC there is a black market for Tide detergent. Shoplifters wipe the  Glimmer of Hope   Nov-24-11 06:35 PM   #53 
        - Tide is better for shoplifting than groceries.  JVS   Nov-25-11 07:55 AM   #76 
  - I thought they are hungry  riverbendviewgal   Nov-24-11 01:21 PM   #4 
  - me too. 6 carts of grocery? they've done it before.  Liberal_in_LA   Nov-24-11 01:22 PM   # 
     - Obviously, it wasn't going to be consumed by the thieves.  Dennis Donovan   Nov-24-11 01:26 PM   #12 
  - They stole food...  Dennis Donovan   Nov-24-11 01:21 PM   #6 
  - Working in the grocery biz myself  Sherman A1   Nov-24-11 01:22 PM   #7 
  - Sounds like a lot more to it than simply being needy.  TheCowsCameHome   Nov-24-11 01:22 PM   #8 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-24-11 01:25 PM   #11 
  - Such kind words for the Roma...  ellisonz   Nov-24-11 01:47 PM   #22 
  - Contrarian view. Maybe they were liberating the food stuffs  coalition_unwilling   Nov-24-11 01:26 PM   #13 
  - Food is a necessity. When necessities are... liberated... ;-)  Dennis Donovan   Nov-24-11 01:29 PM   #15 
  - There's a market for anything that's cheaper than retail  sylvi   Nov-24-11 04:34 PM   #42 
     - But, in tough times, such food black markets become necessities....  Dennis Donovan   Nov-25-11 06:58 AM   #69 
  - or even a very large extended family back at home - I do not know.  ThomWV   Nov-24-11 01:29 PM   #16 
  - Actually, it is the prosecutor who decides the charge depending on value of food.  dixiegrrrrl   Nov-24-11 01:40 PM   #20 
     - Thank you, I should have realized that.  ThomWV   Nov-24-11 03:38 PM   #36 
  - That would be disgusting, IMO. I work with the largest food bank in the world- we don't need and...  NYC_SKP   Nov-24-11 01:41 PM   #21 
  - Optimist.  YellowRubberDuckie   Nov-24-11 06:32 PM   #51 
  - Soon to get job offers on Wall Street  formercia   Nov-24-11 01:38 PM   #19 
  - What I think?  SomethingFishy   Nov-24-11 01:53 PM   #24 
  - This was out and out theft  Pigheaded   Nov-24-11 02:00 PM   #26 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-24-11 02:11 PM   #27 
     - Way to show the spirit of the holidays. (nt)  idiotgardener   Nov-24-11 04:03 PM   #40 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-24-11 03:01 PM   #30 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-24-11 04:03 PM   #41 
  - My first thought is they may be selling the food.  Iggo   Nov-24-11 01:59 PM   #25 
  - I think I'm glad they got caught, and hope they're prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.  Abin Sur   Nov-24-11 02:39 PM   #28 
  - Just like the people who broke into my car over & over were stealing tools so they could go to work  NBachers   Nov-24-11 02:56 PM   #29 
  - How exactly were you "distracted" enough for someone to make off with  Missy Vixen   Nov-24-11 06:18 PM   #49 
     - I'm sorry, the parking lot wasn't deserted and I never said it was- read again carefully  NBachers   Nov-25-11 08:44 AM   #77 
  - My view - something is wrong in this country if this is what folks resort to. Just sad. nt  TBF   Nov-24-11 03:02 PM   #31 
  - A few thoughts that rushed through my mind in no particular order  Jack Rabbit   Nov-24-11 03:16 PM   #32 
  - thieves... $1000 should put them in jail through the holidays!  IamK   Nov-24-11 03:27 PM   #33 
  - maybe they were really hungry or really fat....  IamK   Nov-24-11 03:29 PM   #34 
  - Maybe that was the intent - the arrest not the food  nadine_mn   Nov-24-11 06:29 PM   #50 
  - .  Dennis Donovan   Nov-25-11 07:00 AM   #70 
  - A whole cart ?  nini   Nov-24-11 03:31 PM   #35 
  - It was 6 carts n/t  tammywammy   Nov-24-11 03:42 PM   #37 
  - Did they fire the employees?  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 03:52 PM   #38 
  - Not needy, just greedy (n/m)  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Nov-24-11 03:57 PM   #39 
  - 6 carts of food  minavasht   Nov-24-11 04:38 PM   #43 
  - They had to do two carts each before security made a move?  AnotherDreamWeaver   Nov-24-11 05:02 PM   #44 
  - Robin Hoods?  eShirl   Nov-24-11 05:05 PM   #45 
  - Or, robbing hoods...  MilesColtrane   Nov-24-11 06:54 PM   #55 
  - I think they were foolish to press their luck after the fifth cart n/t  fishwax   Nov-24-11 05:08 PM   #46 
  - Some Walmarts demand to see a receipt before you leave the store..  HipChick   Nov-24-11 05:21 PM   #47 
  - I've seen that, too.  Rhiannon12866   Nov-24-11 05:40 PM   #48 
  - The stunt which was prevalent in the UK a few years back  dipsydoodle   Nov-24-11 06:41 PM   #54 
     - "cart" in the US  jberryhill   Nov-24-11 09:21 PM   #58 
        - lol  dipsydoodle   Nov-25-11 03:00 AM   #63 
           - Yeah, I could never figure out...  jberryhill   Nov-25-11 03:23 AM   #66 
              - Broadly speaking  dipsydoodle   Nov-25-11 03:53 AM   #68 
                 - Wagon Train.  Rabrrrrrr   Nov-25-11 09:30 AM   #84 
                 - So, then the US and UK are both wrong - it is a "shopping wagon"  jberryhill   Nov-26-11 02:36 PM   #110 
  - Those thieves are going to end up paying a whole lot more for that food than they whould have...  slackmaster   Nov-24-11 06:33 PM   #52 
  - My guess is food insecurity  Horse with no Name   Nov-24-11 06:58 PM   #56 
  - Either they're victims or martyrs.  ZombieHorde   Nov-24-11 08:03 PM   #57 
  - I see a third possibility  slackmaster   Nov-25-11 12:27 PM   #92 
     - Baseless insult against people trying to alleviate hunger?  ZombieHorde   Nov-25-11 12:39 PM   #93 
        - Maybe they did it for money  slackmaster   Nov-25-11 12:54 PM   #94 
           - If there is a black market for food, then that means the legal system has failed,  ZombieHorde   Nov-25-11 01:03 PM   #96 
              - Not necessarily. There is a black market for cigarettes because people can get them cheaper...  slackmaster   Nov-25-11 01:08 PM   #97 
                 - If the family had six shopping carts of cigarettes, I would not be defending them.  ZombieHorde   Nov-25-11 01:23 PM   #98 
                    - I'm sure more than one crook has been thrown in jail screaming "Laws are abstract constructs!"  slackmaster   Nov-25-11 01:26 PM   #99 
                       - Heaven's Gate cultists killed themselves so they could ascend into  ZombieHorde   Nov-25-11 01:38 PM   #100 
                          - Come and see the violence inherent in the system  slackmaster   Nov-25-11 02:20 PM   #103 
                             - Exactly. They all have a different perspective on authority, because authority  ZombieHorde   Nov-25-11 02:35 PM   #104 
                                - If anti-theft laws are abstract, so is the "right" of shoplifters not to be shot by storekeepers  slackmaster   Nov-25-11 02:45 PM   #105 
                                   - "If anti-theft laws are abstract, so is the "right" of shoplifters not to be shot by storekeepers"  ZombieHorde   Nov-25-11 03:05 PM   #107 
                                      - There is NO evidence here that the incident described in the OP had anything to do with hunger  slackmaster   Nov-25-11 04:08 PM   #108 
                                         - They stole food. So I think there are two likely scenarios:  ZombieHorde   Nov-25-11 05:00 PM   #109 
  - They have captives confined in their basement  jberryhill   Nov-24-11 09:22 PM   #59 
  - I don't care for w-mart, but stealing isn't usually necessary  bhikkhu   Nov-24-11 09:32 PM   #60 
  - Your comment reminds me of what I saw when I was a little girl  Catherine Vincent   Nov-24-11 09:39 PM   #61 
  - I always wondered how people got away with leaving with unbagged groceries  Blasphemer   Nov-24-11 10:47 PM   #62 
  - Oddly enough, in a busy grocery store, walking out with a cart of unbagged grocies is a good plan.  Rabrrrrrr   Nov-25-11 03:09 AM   #65 
     - My motto "always act like you know what you are doing"  jberryhill   Nov-25-11 03:25 AM   #67 
     - I actually got into a friend's secure office building, and onto his floor, that way.  Rabrrrrrr   Nov-25-11 09:25 AM   #82 
     - Here's a question: After one weighs and labels a bag of fruit, say, who's to stop him from putting  WinkyDink   Nov-25-11 07:03 AM   #73 
        - No one. And nothing.  Rabrrrrrr   Nov-25-11 09:27 AM   #83 
  - Theft pisses me off. I worked in a grocery store - a big one - and we lost a lot to theft.  Rabrrrrrr   Nov-25-11 03:05 AM   #64 
  - .  Dennis Donovan   Nov-25-11 07:01 AM   #72 
  - What I think? I think they stole food. That's what I think. (What am I missing here?)  WinkyDink   Nov-25-11 07:01 AM   #71 
  - I think they ought to get as much time as the banksters who wrecked the economy..  Fumesucker   Nov-25-11 07:17 AM   #74 
  - I KNOW they're thieves. Don't have to think about it, its evident -  lynne   Nov-25-11 07:36 AM   #75 
  - six carts? i guess they don't 'shop' often  spanone   Nov-25-11 08:46 AM   #78 
  - wouldn't each person be charged separately, and only for the value  Tuesday Afternoon   Nov-25-11 08:55 AM   #79 
  - IMHO, shoplifting is theft.  blue neen   Nov-25-11 09:00 AM   #80 
  - It'sbeen my experience that retailers don't worry so much about custmers stealing  notadmblnd   Nov-25-11 09:01 AM   #81 
  - Are they executives at Bank of America, by any chance?  jberryhill   Nov-25-11 11:01 AM   #85 
  - What's to think - they are theives - period  karynnj   Nov-25-11 11:07 AM   #86 
  - Yep.  GoCubsGo   Nov-25-11 11:46 AM   #89 
  - Their error...  krispos42   Nov-25-11 11:09 AM   #88 
  - Aspiring bankers?  Danascot   Nov-25-11 12:26 PM   #91 
  - They are serious, big time, shoplifters who deserve more than just a "slap on the wrist".  Quantess   Nov-25-11 01:39 PM   #101 
  - Must have been really hungry.  BiggJawn   Nov-25-11 02:52 PM   #106 

Home » Discuss » General Discussion Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC