Factoid: The WALTON Family of Wal-Mart fame (infamy?) has a combined net worth greater than the lowest income 120 million Americans

Really? Did they work hard for it?

Are they more deserving than the poorest 120 million?

Why do we allow this to continue? Whether the Divine Right of Kings or the peculiar institution of Slavery we eventually recognize the absurdity of such myths legitimizing perverse inequality. When will we finally see the myth of the inherent right of the SuperRich to dominate the rest of the country as the folly it is. Even if we are content to be the peons of today should we not act to liberate our children and grandchildren.

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2 responses to “Factoid: The WALTON Family of Wal-Mart fame (infamy?) has a combined net worth greater than the lowest income 120 million Americans

  1. Don’t blame the Walton Family for this gross inequity in the ownership of income-producing productive assets. Blame the system. We the people have the power to change the system in a way that would equalize future ownership opportunities among every child, woman and man. . . assuming we wake up and break away from the “solutions” of the past. The American Revolutionary Party has a comprehensive system solution described in its platform at http://www.americanrevolutionaryparty.us. Up the Second American Revolution, Norm

    • dissentingdemocrat

      Systems don’t have moral obligations, people do. I think a significant problem today is that we dismiss moral choices as merely the result of a System, or of natural law, or the inevitable law of supply and demand. Economic decisions are not being made by natural law, invisible hands or a spotless marketplace. They are made by human beings who choose to act morally or to hide their immoral choices behind a guise of system, globalization or THE market. Pappy Walton had a choice and he made it to degrade his employees, to contract with slave labor shops and to betray his own country’s economy to build up China’s at America’s expense.

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