Archive for March, 2016

WALMART REPELS PUERTO RICO TAX ATTACK…

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

The celebratory glee in Ian Mount’s lede to his story, Puerto Rico’s ‘Walmart Tax’ Is Illegal, Federal Judge Says for Fortune is worthy of Reuben Rollings’ Hollingsworth Hound. Cue Hound’s archenemy: Lucky Ducky. Puerto Rico is not going to get out of its sorry financial state on Walmart’s dime. A federal judge in the island’s […]

BETTY DUKES IS BACK WITH A NEW CAREER…

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Five years after the U.S. Supreme Court denied her discrimination claim against Walmart on the behalf of all the women working for the Bentonvile Behemoth, Betty Dukes is back with a new, broader fight for the rights of Americans. Frank Lockwood, writing in Wal-Mart suer now taking on inequality for the Arkansas Democrat reports: A […]

REMEMBER KEVIN WESTLEY…? HE’S BACK…!

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Last year I wrote about Kevin Westley and his one-(Irish)man campaign against offensive Irish stereotypes in merchandise sold at Walmart in preparation for St. Patrick’s Day. After nicely asking Walmart to remove offensive merchandise in 2014 and getting no result he decided to take a more active route. He bought up all the offending merchandise, […]