Hungarian Prime Minister Bemoans Toxic Sludge Spill

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REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

“It is difficult to find the words. Had this happened at night, everybody would be dead.”

– VIKTOR ORBAN, Hungary’s prime minister, after visiting the western village of Devecser, where a spill from an alumina plant flooded the village and surrounding areas with a toxic red sludge; he said there was no point in rebuilding certain areas, as the spill made them unlivable (via Reuters)

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CatHandler
CatHandler

A dying magazine calling out supermarkets as being passe? Really? Here's the reality: supermarkets will be around long after Time draws its final breath.

notLostInSpace
notLostInSpace

After Wallyworld has decimated its competitors we will only have them and snooty small stores (and expensive) to go to.  While Wally can sell you milk cheap, you are only going to find high volume products.  Forget the things that supermarkets do well (high variety, especially in a deli or bakery).  We will have stores for the rich (Whole Foods etal) and the poor (Wally).  Of course that perfectly matches the new America.  I also would add that if you spend the time, you can shop at the supermarkets and come out fairly well with a strategy of following sales and coupons, rather than just going to Wally's and buying it all (that is their hope!), and at the end of the day be happy that you spent some money at companies that actually pay their employees real wages and benefits.

AndrewPenney
AndrewPenney

@notLostInSpace    Please quit spewing the leftist propaganda you have been indoctrinated with.  Walmart pays a fair wage based on the job.  In fact, it's wages are on par, if not higher than, it's competitors.  Retail jobs are for those with low or no skills.  They are entry level positions.  They were never meant to be used as a means to support a family on.  But you are right about there only being the rich and the poor left in America.  The demise of the Middle Class has been purposeful these past five years.  Welcome to Socialism, the Democratic Party's  dream come true!