First of all, you're assuming too much about my thoughts on welfare
The other socialized things like, oh, health care, education, stuff like that - that is what's valuable
Some of these I agree with, although I do firmly believe that private companies can run these more efficiently, less costly, and do a better job at it. If this weren't the case, then why do the majority of well-to-do send their kids to private school? Granted, not a proof or anything, but I think you would agree...
I don't believe Sam Walton should have been stopped. I do, however, believe that Wal-Mart, at present, is out of control, and that it should have been put under control - not stopped, but put under control - when it grew to have stores in multiple states, or perhaps cities. Note that I never said that large corporations should be abolished, just controlled in terms of predatory practices
Again, though, when? Who decides when it's "too big?" Those fat cats in Washington who are getting lobbying money from WalMart's competitors? And what if the public is pleased with WalMart's quality, prices, etc. (in fact, one can assume they are - you don't grow to be successful by pissing off your customers)? What right does the gov't have to step in and fuck with things? Also, you seem to be against "corporations." Define that. Is a corporation just a publically traded entity? What if Sam hadn't taken WalMart public and it still grew to its awesome size? You would then be taking actions directly against him, against his company, against his way of life, etc.
Money is in some respects like fire; it is a very excellent servant but a terrible master.
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