Walmart wages are so low that many of its workers rely on food stamps and other government aid programs to fulfill their basic needs, a reality that could cost taxpayers as much as $900,000 at just one Walmart Supercenter in Wisconsin, according to a study released by Congressional Democrats on Thursday.
Though the study assumes that most workers who qualify for the public assistance programs do take advantage of them, it injects a potent data point into a national debate about the minimum wage at a time when many Walmart and fast food workers are mounting strikes in pursuit of higher wages.
Maybe tax payers should continue to subsidize the Walton family and other billionaires. The six Waltons—all children (one daughter-in-law) of Sam or James “Bud” Walton were only worth $69.7 billion in 2007. How can we expect for an entire family to get by on that kind of money. If they started paying all their employees a living wage and started a policy where by at least 80% of their products were made in the USA, they would be reduced to living on $60 billion. Maybe we could start a Walmart-Walgreen charity. Not to raise money for the greedy, thankful workers, but for the poor little Waltons.
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Jennifer Lopez On ‘Britain’s Got Talent’: Singer’s Skimpy Outfit Sparks Outrage Among Viewers. yet another terrible tragedy. What happened is that the on/off control and the channel switch on millions of people’s television sets froze simultaneously. Thus they and their children were forced, probably by the same Martian rays that hit their TVs, into watching an attractive talented woman sing and dance in a custom they found offensive. Let us all have a moment of silence for these poor folks. We really need a law that forces all women to wear very baggy sweat-suits at all times.