- We should get corporate welfare queens off of the public teat. Regardless of your politics, it is an issue that politicians on both the Left and the Right can agree upon.
- Black Friday Walmart Protests
- Love, Corporate-Style
Barry Ritholtz, Bloomberg View
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11/13/2013 | It seems that welfare queens are back in the news these days. The old stereotype was an inner-city unwed mother -- that’s dog-whistle-speak for black -- having multiple babies to get ever bigger welfare checks (throw in a new Cadillac and the myth is complete). Regardless, welfare reform of the 1990s ended that narrative.
No, the new welfare queens are even bigger, richer and less deserving of taxpayer support. The two biggest welfare queens in America today are Wal-Mart and McDonalds.
Barry Ritholtz is an American equities analyst, author, newspaper columnist, blogger (The Big Picture).
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Love, Corporate-Style, Ralph Nader, Reader Supported News
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