More Blows Against the Empire! Trumping Burger King

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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/activists-out-burger-king-dirty-tricks-operation-825097.html

harry ashburn
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You had to know the King was a crook as well as the creepiest corporate ad image ever.

And, they do abhor slavery I am sure. Probably condemn it too. These are "fair wages" if you are the Big Boss Man with the whip.

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DRC
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Well, you have to realize that adding a penney to every pound of tomatos a worker picks would add about 1/3 of a cent to the cost of a tomato. About 1/9th of a cent to the cost of producing a hamburger.

It would cost a penny more to make 9 hamburgers..

A devasating blow to the bottom line. Can't have starving workers driving a company into bankruptcy with such irresponsible demands..

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