Nothing annoys me more than the people out there that say Walmart Sucks. It is something that I find to be so stupid and ignorant. When you get right down to it, it isn't really about Walmart, it's an ideological issue with a lot of people. Walmart is the business that people love to hate.

  1. Success is Bad
  2. Being Good is Bad
  3. Helping the Low Income Bad
  4. Making Profits is Bad
I love Walmart. I shop there because they have the best prices. I think it's irresponsible to buy something at another store for more, when it is cheaper at Walmart. That's like handing over your hard earned money to someone that is incompetent. The funny thing about it is that the people that hate Walmart, shop there. Hypocrites all the way.

1. Success is Bad

Walmart is king of retail. They have a ton of stores and they do a ton of business each day. Anytime a person goes to Walmart, it's busy. So many people go to this place and love it. With all the attacks by left wing unions, Walmart is packed all the time. When there are job openings, thousands are applying for them.

Walmart is successful and people don't like that. They'd prefer mom and pop run business to become successful. I think they fail to see that mom and pop would grow their business into a Walmart-like corporation.

2. Being Good is Bad

Just about everything you can find in Walmart is cheaper than what you'll find at other stores. Why? Because Walmart is good at what it does. Other businesses just aren't that good at it.

I'm not sure why people have such a problem with Walmart being so good at what they do. I think they dream of living in a world of businesses that suck at what they do.

3. Helping The Low Income is Bad

Walmart doesn't make yachts for the rich or luxury SUVs for the upper class, it is doing business with low income people in society. They help millions of low income people EVERY SINGLE DAY by keeping prices as low as they can possibly go. Why would anyone buy a $3 tube of tooth paste at a mom and pop business, when Walmart is selling it for a $1.50?

For some reason people think that the only way to help the poor is to redistribute wealth and write them a check. Making it cheaper to live is much better because there is no handouts, there is no cost to tax payers and it encompasses the philosophy of individual responsibility.

4. Making Profits is Bad

I don't understand why profit is a sin or dirty word. Profit is good. Money is good. I bet all those Walmart haters wouldn't turn down a single pay raise at work. It's so easy to condemn Walmart for making billions every year because these people are obviously jealous and believe they are owed some it (entitlement attitude). I don't see any of these narcissistic Walmart haters taking out multibillion dollar loans setting up mega centers all over North America and moving 100's of millions of goods around the world, while selling them at rock bottom prices. I think when you can do all that, you deserve all the rewards.

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That's just the ideology part. There is a lot of misconceptions out there that people assume are true. That Walmart is just a horrible beast that needs to be stopped and the self-proclaimed narcissists of the world are the ones to do it.

Walmart Doesn't Destroy Communities

I think people need to screw their heads on straight because this is the stupidest thing I've heard in my life. Walmart builds a building, puts merchandise in it at rock bottom prices and opens its doors. If that "destroys" communities, than every single mom and pop shop is destroying communities.

Walmart has NEVER RUN MOM & POP OUT OF BUSINESS

Do you know why? Walmart doesn't have that power. You know who runs mom and pop out of business? Consumers. People choose to shop where they want and Walmart is obviously more in tuned to what consumers want. That's a fact.

You can call that "destroying communities". I call it "evolution".

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For a conclusion, just stop the Walmart hating. Get a hobby and do something else with your time instead of crusading on some liberal cause. Shop where you want and leave it at that.

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Posted by Christopher | 12:36 PM | , | 1 comments »


I thought it was extremely important that I talk about this since the Senate just passed a version of the Wall Street Bailout bill. I think this is so wrong and most American's agree that it is wrong, but yet again politicians ignore it.

I really can't get over the media either. They're pushing this as hard as they can and I really think there is some sort of agenda. I enjoy watching CNBC and I've found myself getting very sick of all the commentary of people on there wanting the bailout. I guess it just shows you that the real capitalists are dead and investors are looking for their version of welfare.

I'm going to tell you why the Wall Street bailout is wrong and I'm going to talk to you about the ideals of capitalism.

Capitalism is a system that isn't designed to be a perfect machine that produces the the best results all the time. It is a machine that does run efficiently and good though. What is happening with the Federal government is an attack on capitalism because there is one vital aspect that they don't get...

Market Justice

Capitalism has a thing called failure built in. Businesses are allowed to fail, it's how the system works. Fanny, Freddy, Bear Stearns, etc all made bad and risky business decisions. They gave mortgages to people that make $40k/year to buy a house that is half a million dollars. It was extremely risky and they assumed if someone defaulted, the house would be still worth half a million dollars, so there really wasn't risk.

Well, they're wrong.

Suddenly now the politicians want to bail out these people's bad decisions. Of course the government will bail them out and they'll blame capitalism as the problem. Yet, they don't allow capitalism to fully work. You can't reward businesses for making bad decisions. That's not how justice works.

What does the bailout do?

All the bailout will do is buy those bad assets from these businesses, so they can take it off their books. Now they'll be healthy (for making a bad decision) and get to continue on profiting.

Tax payers will have to foot the bill and the risk.

The Real Capitalist Solution

The real solution is bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is just the bailout bill without rewarding these businesses and without spending a cent of tax payers money. Bankruptcy court will breakdown the assets and they'll be sold off in auction to responsible businesses.

That's how you fix the mess; you let capitalism finish the job.

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