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not fooled

(5,783 posts)
17. Yes!
Thu Nov 23, 2023, 12:32 PM
Nov 2023

When one of these anti-competitive monopolists or market dominators starts crying about "the little person" or the struggles of small businesses, watch your wallet. These people have done more to immiserate the middle class than anyone except the politicians they buy. How anyone could fall for such rank hypocrisy is beyond me.

For a rich guy, Arthur Blank -- Marcus' partner in Home Depot -- seems a decent man, unlike Marcus. Silent Type Nov 2023 #1
How so? 2naSalit Nov 2023 #5
Other than owning Falcons, he's done a lot for community. You should look him up. Silent Type Nov 2023 #11
He has a good PR outfit. 2naSalit Nov 2023 #12
You obviously ain't payin attention. He's a Democrat, unlike Marcus. Blank contributed $300 K to Biden in 2020. Silent Type Nov 2023 #18
Between Home Depot and Lowes... calguy Nov 2023 #2
We have Menard's in the Chicago area, too. LuvLoogie Nov 2023 #4
We have a local owned Traildogbob Nov 2023 #8
I avoid Home Depot like it's a plague kimbutgar Nov 2023 #3
+1 peppertree Nov 2023 #9
Ha ha good one ! kimbutgar Nov 2023 #20
Why, thank you. peppertree Nov 2023 #21
Lizzid People! peppertree Nov 2023 #6
I have been boycotting Home Depot for several years LetMyPeopleVote Nov 2023 #7
I go to my locally owned HW store first RainCaster Nov 2023 #10
Those are mostly Republican anti-competitive outfits here durablend Nov 2023 #13
Gave up after less than a minute of "gubmint is the enemy." Merlot Nov 2023 #14
Me too. He ain't exactly a "small guy" anymore but he Liberal In Texas Nov 2023 #22
He really wants that internment camp contract lame54 Nov 2023 #15
This jerk tiredtoo Nov 2023 #16
Yes! not fooled Nov 2023 #17
This is why I've never bought a thing from Home Depot. Hermit-The-Prog Nov 2023 #19
His current relationship is as a stockholder. Ms. Toad Dec 4 #23
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