Archive for the 'National' Category

Wal-Mart Endorses Homosexual Agenda?

Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

So says the American Family Association in this article at The Nation by one of my favorite writers Liza Featherstone. The right-wing nuts are going, well, nuts. Wal-Mart is sponsoring LGBT Diversity Week at Boise State University in Idaho–October 9 to 13–and once again, the American Family Association is apoplectic. The group’s action alert on […]

A Coincidence

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

Wal-Mart announced it’s cheap generic drug program yesterday. Sen. David Vitter, Wal-Mart’s favorite senator, also announced that Americans can purchase and carry home inexpensive drugs from Canada. Sen. Vitter is opposed to the Federal estate tax (Alice Walton Tax) and thus is a recipient of Wal-Mart’s largess to the tune of $15,500 in 2003-2004. Also, […]

OK, THIS IS INCREDIBLY STUPID…

Saturday, September 16th, 2006

Wal Mart sells 40 percent of all DVDs purchased in the United States. Now isn’t that a pretty pile of change? So when movie studios began talking about allowing custmers to download movies, the flashing red lights went off in Bentonvile. First, the Wally World executives tried a smack down (Stupid Idea No. 1), telling […]

SETTING THE AGENDA…

Friday, September 8th, 2006

Tom Peters’ insight on all matters business remain on target. In a recent post he mulled over the importance of Tiger Woods and how Katie Couric might change the way America watches television news. And in his writing, he threw in Wal Mart. I have argued, in re corporations, that Excellence is not merely stand-way-out […]

Bush Appoints Fox to Guard Henhouse

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

We have a new head of the Department of Labor Wages and Hours Division. Bush made a recess appointment to the position today. This is the division that is responsible for enforcing overtime laws, child labor laws, worktime discrimination etc. Bush’s new appointee is Paul DeCamp. What’s his experience? Why he worked for Wal-Mart. One […]