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Mike03 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 05:55 PM
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My WalMart Doesn't Carry The Books or Videos of Progressive Dems
Edited on Wed Nov-28-07 05:55 PM by Mike03
Should I complain? It's really really beginning to PISS me off.

The week that Reagan's diaries came out, Al Gore's book came out. Gore's book was the bigger seller, but my Wal Mart only carried Reagan's book, not Gore's.

Today, I went there to buy my own copy of SICKO, and they were not carrying that.

My WalMart didn't carry Hillary Clinton's biography when it came out several years ago. It didn't carry Al Franken's books, but it carried Ann Coulter's and Bill O'Reilly's.

I'm not much of an activist, but I am getting furious... Do I have a right to be upset?

Are your WalMarts like mine? Or is mine just a freak franchise?
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GreenPartyVoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 05:56 PM
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1. Yes, you should say something. Ask if they will order things in or something.
Stores need to know if they are not serving their customers well. (Although getting this accomplished with big box chains is a lot harder than with Mom and Pops, I am sure.)
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adadem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 05:57 PM
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2. Same with Meijer
rarely, rarely do they carry books by Dems.

Shop elsewhere...preferably Barnes and Noble (blue company)
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Atman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 05:57 PM
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3. Why are you even stepping foot in that hell-hole?
You shouldn't even be shopping there. They don't carry what you want because they practice a form of censorship and "nanny commerce." They don't carry what you want, they carry what they think is appropriate for you to have. They are the WORST type of retailer, they hurt our country, and you should never spend a dime with them.

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HowHasItComeToThis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:08 PM
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6. BINGO FOR YOU
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Mike03 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:12 PM
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8. There's no harm in thinking before you post. NT
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Mike03 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:11 PM
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7. Atman, I love your posts, but please, give me a break
I live out in the middle of nowhere. WM has run our local stores out of business. There are NO bookstores in my town.

I am all for your enthusiasm, but it's so depressing when people are so self righteous. If I still lived in Los Angeles I would be totally with you. But I live in the fucking desert now.
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AndyTiedye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:18 PM
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9. No Bookstores in Phoenix?
Really?
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Mike03 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:26 PM
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11. I'm two hours north of Phoenix.
Edited on Wed Nov-28-07 06:29 PM by Mike03
Of course, Atman is smart enough to figure that out.

Do you think I would be wasting bandwidth writing about this problem if It was not a problem to me?

It's quite sad. DU used to be where the smart ones came; more and more we are having retarded people.
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proud patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:28 PM
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13. I heard there are 3 Walmarts in Prescott AZ
and that they are building a Sam's club ..

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Mike03 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:31 PM
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14. Eh, not Prescott, but you are at least thinking along the right track.
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Atman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:36 PM
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16. You said it all right in your first sentence...
Edited on Wed Nov-28-07 06:36 PM by Atman
"WM has run our local stores out of business." So you give them your money???? I'm not being self righteous. You have a computer, obviously...order online from other independents. Spare me the barbs...I'm not being 'self-righteous.' I've seen WM decimate so many small towns, and there ARE option available to you other than helping to prop up their take-over of every business on earth. Hell, I just got back from Florida and was horrified to see something I hadn't even realized WM was doing..."Wal Mart Neighborhood Markets." Yup. Little Wal Marts disguised as old-fashioned neighborhood stores. The fuckers won't be content until they've put every single retailer in America out of business, and the only their business plan will work is if people keep saying "Oh, but I don't have a choice." YOU DO! Don't spend your money there. There ARE alternatives. Really. There are.

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karlrschneider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:27 PM
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12. I bought Clinton's book plus 2 of Mike Moore's DVDs at the local one.
And yes I do shop there because the next closest store is an 80 mile round trip. But if you buy my gas, I will gladly make the drive.
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begin_within Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 05:59 PM
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4. Why am I not surprised by that...?
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proud patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:07 PM
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5. I'm not surprised wal mart doesn't carry that stuff
I'd say something and request to order them .

However I wouldn't buy movies there like I don't rent 'em
from Blockbuster . Because they carry edited versions
of films . Blockbuster says it's their company values.

:puke:

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pleasepikawinner Donating Member (1 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:24 PM
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10. Just say no to walmart
You have internet access buy the book on the net. Check out a show called the high cost of low prices an excellent documentary on the evil empire. How can you shop at walmart?
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Mike03 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:33 PM
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15. Besides, this post is not about what I can get or not get.
I can get any book I want. But the people in this town have no clue about what is on the NYT bestseller list or not. The radio here is pathetic; they don't believe in global warming. It's for them, not for me.

Yet, it's a total insult to not be able to get Al Gore's book here in my small town, when I can get books by Reagan's editor, Coulter or O'Reilly.
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PollThis Donating Member (125 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 07:02 PM
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17. WalMart doesn't carry anything I need. nt
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