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Four Ohio lawmakers released information Tuesday provided by the Ohio Dept. of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) that revealed over 100,000 employees of large corporations like Wal-Mart or McDonald's doing business Ohio rely upon government-run programs like Medicaid or food stamps to make ends meet.

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Originally posted to John Michael Spinelli on Wed Sep 30, 2009 at 09:47 AM PDT.

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  •  A little more work (1+ / 0-)
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    It's definitely not a diary, but this is a very valid point.  It should be noted that this is one of the reasons that Wal-Mart can do what it does.  It uses the tax funded infrastructure to supplement its business practices.  

    The thing is that while I can't stand Wal-Mart, this is the way businesses operate in general.  All businesses rely on the tax funded infrastructure to stay in business.  All of them.  

    I uprated the tip jar.  

    "The most dangerous thing about marijuana is being arrested for it."

    by otto on Wed Sep 30, 2009 at 10:04:57 AM PDT

  •  I've hesitated to comment before, but (0+ / 0-)

    this is getting to be a habit.  

    Diaries should be substantive. A good guideline is that if you don't have at least three solid paragraphs to write about your subject, you should probably post a comment in an open thread, or in a recent diary or front-page post that covers a topic relevant to what you wish to write about.

    I'm not the diary police, but the diarist needs to provide something, anything, more than a statement and a link.  The "diaries" are getting shorter, not longer....

    -7.62, -7.28 "Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly." -Langston Hughes

    by luckylizard on Wed Sep 30, 2009 at 02:55:26 PM PDT

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