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Charlie Chaplin

Reeds Spring, MO

#24 Sep 25, 2013
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I wasn't referring to wal mart. Never really had a problem there.
I was just using it as a reference point. People fuss about not having any place to shop, eat, etc...and when something good comes to town they continue to shop & eat chain stores instead of local places. It's very disheartening. Especially owning a business.
Dick Weed

Sparta, MO

#25 Sep 26, 2013
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I buy what I need to buy at the lowest possible cost. If I can buy something at a locally owned store for the same as Walmart, I will buy it locally. If I can order it I can have it shipped for half the price of Walmart base price, and NO sales tax Who in their right mind is going to spend $75 more for an item at Walmart so the taxes stay in the city. I would rather give money to the Blue Jean charity that give monety to the smiths or hoovers
What I am trying to say is this...if a set of lawnmower blades cost 25 dollars at walmart and I can get a better set from the guy that has the local lawnmower shop for 40 dollars, I am going to get them at the local lawnmower shop and gladly pay the extra fifteen bucks. I know the blades will probably be made of better steel thus I won't have to sharpen them as often and I will be helping the guy stay in business longer. I may need him around in the future to repair something else on that mower.

Cameron, MO

#26 Sep 29, 2013
New businesses need workers. Got any people who can WORK?

I've been here awhile, and my workers get paid better than I do. My employees are so pre-occupied with all the drama that goes on in their lives that it's impossible to get a honest days work out of them.

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