I Hate Walmarts

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    Wal-Mart offering free shipping for online buys | cleveland.com

    How many small businesses in your community will this kill? Please consider boycotting this company; the products you buy from them are sometimes made by child or slave labor -- which of you needs to save a nickel that badly?

    Buy American Made products. Shop locally as much as you can, and support small businesses.

    Don't make a Xmas gift out of the suffering of children or enslaved people overseas and your neighbors here.


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    Looks like I'm shopping online at walmart this year.
     
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    Radioman, I can show you the conditions at Chinese factories that use child labor to make the products Walmarts will be selling. You can look around your own city and see the devastation caused by unemployment. What would it take for you to "vote with your dollars"?

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    Your purchasing decisions have an impact on others, Radioman. They are not morally neutral events.

    Please give the matter some consideration.
     
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    Thanks, time to do more walmart shopping.
     
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    You should sue them.
     
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    Got a list of American made products? It's a short list, to be sure.
     
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    Perhaps we ought to eliminate the WALMART middle man and just start giving our loved ones ASIAN WAGE SLAVES for Christmas.
     
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    No, but my legislators should make the import of slave-made and child-made goods into the US illegal.
     
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    Every year I buy more and more stuff online. I hate going shopping, but it's fun to surf the web looking for bargains. I even buy all my books online as well. There are numerous sites you can go to and find the lowest price, many times with free shipping. But I'm not really concerned where the stuff I buy comes from, yet.

    All of the electronics I use for my model airplanes come from Asia. But the electric motors, batteries, chargers and most airplane kits I buy are from the US.
     
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    I buy American when I can. But how realistic is it to not buy stuff from China when it's the majority of stuff on the shelves these days? That includes virtual shelves too.

    I avoid Wal Mart like the plague mostly because it's a horrible shopping experience. But while I'm not a huge fan of some of their practices it's not like they're the only ones using them. If you're not a multimillionaire with oodles of time on your hands to shop store after store after store how do you avoid it?
     

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