We all know BHO does not like it when a company makes money at the expense of the people. He prposes a windfall tax on oil companies who post an 8-10% profit margin because he thinks they make too much money. What about other companies that post near 10% profit in an economic downturn; aren't these companies getting rich on the backs of the people as well? Shouldn't these greedy exploitative companies be subject to a wind fall tax? After all how dare they show a profit in the worst economy since the depression? How dare these companies NOT ask for government bail out money? Wal-Mart Flourishes as Economy Turns Sour - WSJ.com On Thursday, after a week of bad news from retailers such as Best Buy Co. and Starbucks Corp., Wal-Mart said earnings for the third quarter rose 9.8% while sales rose 7.5%. At stores open at least a year, sales rose 3%, twice as much as a year before, and far better than nearly every other U.S. retailer. Indeed, the downturn is increasing Wal-Mart's clout... Even with unemployment rising, Wal-Mart said that it had hired 33,000 new employees in the 12 months prior to October. Its U.S. work force now stands at 1.45 million, making it an economic driver for millions of other jobs dependent on Wal-Mart. It's obvious that Walmart is taking advantage of an economic crisis to boost its profits and Walmart has the absolute gall to hire people when unemployment is rising. This is obviously worthy of a windfall tax.