Posted 2 years ago on April 26, 2021, 11:58 a.m. EST by agkaiser
from Fredericksburg, TX
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Do Walmart and Kroger's say to the conservative base that they despise government handouts and the taxes that must eventually follow?
I'm sure they don't care to be taxed and so that part is sincere. But what would they say to losing a substantial part of their income on grocery sales if Food Stamps were cut and that part of their customer base starved? After all, who gets to convert those food stamps to cash? What would slumlords say if welfare disappeared and they couldn't pay their mortgages?
Would it be better to have wealth extracted from you by government taxes or rentier profits? Who gives more useful goods and services for that which they take from you, the government or a Wall St. wheeler-dealer? Which is more necessary to our common well being and survival?