Skip to comments.Americans who are Hoarding Toilet Paper & Hand Sanitizer to Sell for Outrageous Profit Should be Ashamed of their Immoral Behavior
Posted on 03/15/2020 12:20:47 PM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal
Let me say this just as plainly as I can if you are buying up large quantities of toilet paper and hand sanitizer to sell at ten times what you paid for it to people suffering from the coronavirus, you are a miserable human being. And if you are filling your carts with far more than what the actual needs of you and your family are, you are only slightly less disgusting. This is shameful behavior for any American to display, but for someone who calls themselves a Christian to hoard and stockpile beyond your needs? Repent, hoarder, repent.
When you stockpile and hoard in a time of crisis, you are doing two things. One, you are depriving others from getting what they need so you can have ten times what you need, and you are showing how much you really dont trust in the Lord. Two, buying 100 bottles of hand sanitizer to sell at sky-high prices to people who desperately need it is not capitalism, it is greed and gluttony. This is not being a prepper, and this is not about being prepared, it is immoral and wrong.
If this coronavirus outbreak is a test, any kind of a test on any level, we have all failed miserably.
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Shameless Hoarder Matt Colvin posing with his stash.
Stop and desist order issued for TN brothers who bought up 17k bottles of hand sanitizer
Bernie hasn’t even been elected yet and it’s already “... to each according to his needs”
Im not a fan of those flash mobs that swoop in and steal everything in sight. But when it comes to that Matt Colvin guy, Im willing to make an exception.
He can still sell it for a legitimate price.
That should be allowed, but not profiting by 200-2,000%.
Honest question though, what’s to stop some FedGov agency from raiding his home and taking it all?
Pretty soon they will be ashamed as I think this whole thing will be done with probably by May.
Yeah after he gets out of prison.
Speak for yourself
Amazon pays pennies on the dollar for most of its merchandise, but that’s OK because shut up.
Let any of these transactions go forward
if any product that is not rare , availability becomes hoarded, then just produce more or raise the price. Or both
Or , if you must as a store , limit to one or two of any particular item per customer
One of my favorite quotations that I use all the time with my children is
There is no scarcity complex!
If Matt Colvin had left a $1k a month job to sell hand sanitizer in FL after a hurricane and marked it up enough to make $2k or $3k that month, I would consider that entirely reasonable. He’s taking a risk and making an appropriate profit. This is entirely different - creating the shortage rather than making an extra profit when you have the initiative to address a shortage. I hope he’ll have clean hands and an empty (but equally clean) wallet for the rest of his life.
I hope they lose every penny they invested in their horde.
***If this coronavirus outbreak is a test, any kind of a test on any level, we have all failed miserably.***
For those of us who lived back in the 1940s and 1950s we simply know how to substitute for items not on the shelves.
Went to Walmart last week and got 50 lb of dog food. At the checkout line I realized I was the only one without toilet paper in the cart. No problem.
Wow. It used to be called smart business. The country has certainly gone left in recent years. I think they were smart and still have an opportunity to sell the stuff in the future for a modest hike.
It costs Microsoft about $3 per CD for its Windows, when they were selling it on CD or DVD.
the return lines at Costco, etc next month will be epic...
Let’s begin today’s “Two Minutes Hate”.
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