The sad stories just never seem to end, but luckly the truth is slowly coming…
The stats are scary regarding the “government” as offering ANY CHANCE of honest, efficient, successful operations…give your head a shake and face the glorious road of failures littering government attempts at making things better (yes there are some successes, maybe).
Can we talk? I mean really! It is rpoven though time that IS a forgone conclusion that to expect success from present day government control and intervention is IRRESPONSIBLE at best and criminal negligence at worst. Really… many people say, “the government should do something about “it” ” (watever “it” is today)? Don’t be silly! We just invite more waste, porkbarrelling and failure with the way things are run today when expect, request, demand the government take care of it.
Why is that? Could it have something to do with there being ZERO accountability for corruption and failure when its under the guise of government? Not only has “the king” got no clothes, he’s got no brains, no conscience and no heart….yay, let’s give them more tax dollars to “help” us. Can you say “DUH!”
Enough of my rambling. The below is not a pitch for Wal-Mart as they are far from perfect, but from an operational and success point of view….maybe there are a few lessons to be learned (while we hold Wal-Mart accountable for their failings by voting with our pocketbook by not supporting product lines that are crappy or toxic or not fair trade….Wal-Mart WILL clean up their act if consumers let them know by their shopping choices).
Wal-Mart vs. The Morons
by Wes Jones on Monday, 7 November 2011 at 19:12 ·
1. Americans spend $36,000,000 at Wal-Mart Every hour of everyday.
2. This works out to $20,928 profit every minute!
3. Wal-Mart will sell more from January 1 to St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th) than Target sells all year.
4. Wal-Mart is bigger than Home Depot + Kroger + Target +Sears + Costco + K-Mart combined.
5. Wal-Mart employs 1.6 million people, is the world’s largest private employer, and most speak English.
6.. Wal-Mart is the largest company in the history of the world.
7. Wal-Mart now sells more food than Kroger and Safeway combined, and keep in mind they did this in only fifteen years.
8. During this same period, 31 big supermarket chains sought bankruptcy.
9. Wal-Mart now sells more food than any other store in the world.
10. Wal-Mart has approx 3,900 stores in the USAof which 1,906 are Super Centers; this is 1,000 more than it had five years ago.
11. This year 7.2 billion different purchasing experiences will occur at Wal-Mart stores. (Earth’s population is approximately 6.5 Billion.)
12. 90% of all Americans live within fifteen miles of a Wal-Mart.
You may think that I am complaining, but I am really laying the ground work for suggesting that MAYBE we should hire the guys who run Wal-Mart to fix the economy. This should be read and understood by all Americans Democrats, Republicans, EVERYONE!!
To President Obama and all 535 voting members of the Legislature
It is now official that the majority of you politicians are corrupt morons:
a. The U.S. Postal Service was established in 1775. You have had 234 years to get it right and it is broke.
b. Social Security was established in 1935. You have had 74 years to get it right and it is broke.
c. Fannie Mae was established in 1938.. You have had 71 years to get it right and it is broke.
d. War on Poverty started in 1964. You have had 45 years to get it right; $1 trillion of our money is confiscated each year and transferred to “the poor” and they only want more.
e.. Medicare and Medicaid were established in 1965. You have had 44 years to get it right and they are broke.
f.. Freddie Mac was established in 1970. You have had 39 years to get it right and it is broke.
g.. The Department of Energy was created in 1977 to lessen our dependence on foreign oil. It has ballooned to 16,000 employees with a budget of $24 billion a year and we import more oil than ever before. You had 32 years to get it right and it is an abysmal failure.
You have FAILED in every “government service” you have shoved down our throats while overspending our tax dollars.
AND YOU WANT AMERICANS TO BELIEVE YOU CAN BE TRUSTED WITH A GOVERNMENT-RUN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM ??
Folks, keep this circulating. It is very well stated. Maybe it will end up in the e-mails of some of our “duly elected’ (they never read anything) and their staff will clue them in on how Americans feel.
AND I know what’s wrong. We have lost our minds to “Political Correctness” !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Someone please tell me what the H—‘s wrong with all the people that run this country!!!!!!
We’re “broke” & can’t help our own Seniors, Veterans, Orphans, Homeless etc.,???????????
In the last months we have provided aid to Haiti, Chile , and Turkey .. And now Pakistan …..previous home of bin Laden. Literally, BILLIONS of DOLLARS!!!
Our retired seniors living on a ‘fixed income’ receive no aid nor do they get any breaks while our government and religious organizations pour Hundreds of Billions of $$$$$$’s and Tons of Food to Foreign Countries! We have hundreds of adoptable children who are shoved aside to make room for the adoption of foreign orphans .
AMERICA: a country where we have homeless without shelter, children going to bed hungry, elderly going without ‘needed’ meds, and mentally ill without treatment -etc,etc.
They have a ‘Benefit’ for the people of Haiti on 12 TV stations, ships and planes lining up with food, water, tents clothes, bedding, doctors and medical supplies.
Imagine if the *GOVERNMENT* gave ‘US’ the same support they give to other countries. Sad isn’t it?
99% of people won’t have the guts to forward this.
I’m one of the 1% — I Just Did. [and we made a POST!]
Food for thought, eh? Facing the facts can be a bummer because it means you have to consider the idea of actually doing something to fix things! And then you get to feel bad for not doing anything, so better not to even think about it!