Archive for the 'Protests' Category

SHOULD WALMART DUMP THE DONALD…?

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Who could doubt that Walmart has made financial contributions to the campaign to elect Donald Trump the next President of the United States? I have no doubt that Walmart made contributions to all the Republican candidates, Hillary Clinton and maybe, just maybe, even Bernie Sanders, but I would imagine that Bernie would have sent that […]

DID CHUCK NETZHAMMER SET WALMART UP…?

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

When I first heard the story of Walmart refusing to make a cake decorated with the Confederate battle flag but then agreeing to create an ISIS battle flag in icing I immediately thought of James O’Keefe and Andrew Breitbart because the timing and pitch-perfect flackiness of the affair were just too clean. Given votes in […]

WALMART SAYS NO TO RACIST BATTLE FLAG…

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

[Update at 2000: Major U.S. flag makers to stop making Confederate flags.] [Update at 1600: Amazon joins retailers banning the sale of items featuring Confederate flag. On Tuesday afternoon, Amazon became the latest in a string of high-profile companies like Walmart, Sears and eBay, to step away from the sales. We have a Welsh cousin […]

THE GREAT-GRANDSONS OF BULL CONNOR..

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

In 1963, police, under the direction of Birmingham, Alabama’s Commissioner for Public Safety Theophilus Eugene Connor, used attack dogs and fire hoses to intimidate and injure peaceful protesters. In 2014, police, acted in the grand tradition of Bull Conner. Andrew Meyer writes: This one wasn’t subtle. Last Friday in Alabama, after forty people chanted “No […]