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<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/15/business/15walmart.html?th=&adxnnl=1&emc=th&adxnnlx=1129388768-yySlgxI/pCpyDyvVoY5hfw" target="_blank">Bankers Oppose Wal-Mart as Rival</a><br><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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<table border="0" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="0" width="99%"><tr><td class="alt2" style="border:1px inset;">The chief executive of a bank in North Dakota predicted a "dangerous and unprecedented concentration of economic power." The president of a bank in Colorado foresaw "unacceptable risk to the banking system." The head of a California bank anticipated "long-term community disinvestment."</td>
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If this happens it won't be long before their corporate offices are located in a wing of the White House. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">:
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">national cancer that calls itself walmart.</div>
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Good comparison! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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Their profits are high enough to open a bank?<br><br>
So much for the Laffer Curve and the Trinkle Down Theory.<br><br>
My Economics Professor owes me an apology. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">:<br><br><a href="http://www.investopedia.com/terms/l/laffercurve.asp" target="_blank">http://www.investopedia.com/terms/l/laffercurve.asp</a><br><br><a href="http://www.investopedia.com/terms/t/trickledowntheory.asp" target="_blank">http://www.investopedia.com/terms/t/...downtheory.asp</a>
 
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