What is the best value snow blower for the money? Who makes the best snowblower for cheap?

What is the best value on a good snowblower? Why spend $1500 or more on a snow blower when you can buy one at Wal-Mart for $150?
All snow blowers can move snow but the best buy rated blowers will perform better because of the powerful engine and gets awesome results. Is Craftsman a good snowblower? If you normally drink Folgers, don't spend a lot of money to buy an expensive machine.