Walmart Closes Los Angeles Store Because of $15 Minimum Wage

Los Angeles residents of impoverished Chinatown were shocked to learn on January 17 that the Walmart they pleaded for years to get would be shut down at 7 p.m. Sunday evening due to the city’s new $15 minimum wage ordinance, and union harassment. (Update: The closure was described by the company as one of 154 closures “that took into account a number of factors, including financial performance as well as strategic alignment with long-term plans.”) Immigrant Hispanic and Asian residents Read more […]

Walmart Shuts Down 154 Stores in the U.S. After Raising Wages

Here is another example of the great recovery we’ve had under Obama. According to Tribune Media: “Walmart to close 269 stores, 154 in U.S.; 10,000 employees impacted.” Walmart is closing 154 stores in the U.S., the company announced on Friday. As part of a “sharpened focus on portfolio management,” the 154 U.S. closures include 102 of its Walmart Express stores, which were opened during a test that started in 2011. The other closures include 23 Neighborhood Market stores, 12 Supercenters, Read more […]

Textbook Salesman Says Common Core ‘All About the Money’

The guerrilla video crew that exposed Obamaphone cheaters and shut down the left-wing advocacy group ACORN is at it again, this time hammering the ‘Common Core’ education standards as a scheme for publishers to sell more textbooks. The West Coast sales manager from one of the nation’s biggest school book sellers, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, told an undercover muckraker with Project Veritas that ‘I hate kids.’ ‘I’m in it to sell books,’ Dianne Barrow said of her advocacy for Common Core. ‘Don’t Read more […]

Texas, Other States to Gain House Seats as Americans Flee Failing Liberalism

Americans are heading South and West again in search of jobs and more affordable housing, as the nation’s economic health continues to improve. Census population estimates show that the 16 states and the District of Columbia that comprise the South saw an increase of almost 1.4 million people between 2014 and 2015. The 13 states in the West grew by about 866,000 people. The gains represent the largest annual growth in population of the decade for both regions and signal that the multi-decade Read more […]

GM Says You Don’t Own Your Car, You Just License It

GM has joined with John Deere in asking the government to confirm that you literally cannot own your car because of the software in its engine. Like Deere, GM wants to stop the Copyright Office from granting an exemption to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that would allow you to jailbreak the code in your car’s engine so that you can take it to a non-GM mechanic for service, or fix it yourself. By controlling who can service your car, GM can force you to buy only official, expensive parts, Read more […]

EEOC Encourages Muslims to Sue American Businesses

More deadly Orwellian nonsense from our betters in Washington: American businesses are to accommodate the religious needs of Muslims and assure that they aren’t being harassed or intimidated, states the order which was issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the bloated federal agency that enforces the nation’s workplace discrimination laws. Those who don’t oblige will be prosecuted by the administration for violating federal law, specifically Title VII of the Civil Read more […]

Canada Company Sues Obama: Says He Violated Treaties, Exceeded Authority Over Keystone

The Canadian company that proposed the Keystone XL oil pipeline filed a lawsuit over the U.S. government’s rejection of the project and announced it plans to file a second legal challenge that will seek more than $15 billion in damages. TransCanada filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday in Houston alleging President Barack Obama’s decision in November to kill the pipeline exceeded his power under the U.S. Constitution. The company also announced the same day that it will submit a separate petition Read more […]

Nearly 200 Muslim Workers Fired in Colorado After Walkout Over ‘Prayer’ Dispute

Nearly 200 Muslim workers have been fired from their jobs at a Colorado meat-packing plant after walking out in a dispute over accommodating prayer in the workplace. The company, Cargill Meat Solutions, fired about 190 workers after they staged a walkout earlier this month after they say they were told to pray at home instead of being allowed to pray in a specially designated room at the plant in Fort Morgan, Colorado. Company officials and representatives for the workers, including the Council Read more […]

Oregon Bakers Who Wouldn’t Make a Gay Cake Have Their Life Savings Seized by Feds

On Monday, Aaron and Melissa Klein paid the state of Oregon $136,927.07—the fine levied against them for declining to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in 2013. The payment also included interest accrued since the couple lost their appeal in July. The Kleins, owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, had asked the state to postpone collecting the fine while they continued the appeal process. But just weeks before Christmas, the state labor commissioner who brought the case against them seized Read more […]

FDA to Crack Down on Home-Based Soap Makers

People who are trying to do good for their families and the planet by living a simple life based on traditional skills are facing yet another assault. Artisanal soap makers say new regulations, proposed by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California) and Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine), will put them out of business. The view of Sen. Feinstein and her corporate backers (listed below) is that the Personal Care Products Safety Act (Senate Bill S.1014) will make the world a safer place by scrutinizing Read more […]

3 Huge Restaurant Chains Just Took a MASSIVE Stand Against Shariah Law

Everywhere they go, it seems that Muslims demand that countries conform to their standards, yet they refuse to change even a little bit to assimilate into the cultures in which they are living. But the South China Morning Post reported that in Hong Kong, McDonald’s, KFC and Pizza Hut have actually stood up to Muslims and refused to change their menus just for them. Hong Kong’s chief imam, Mufti Muhammad Arshad, contacted the three restaurants to request that they use halal meat in some Read more […]

McDonalds, Pizza Hut & KFC Refuse Muslim Demands To Serve Halal Meat – Muslims ENRAGED

“Hold the pickle, hold the lettuce special orders don’t upset us,” unless of course if you happen to be Hong Kong’s chief imam, Mufti Muhammad Arshad who recently contacted McDonald’s, KFC and Pizza Hut who are the three biggest food chains with an offer they’ve just turned down, the offer, Islamic-certified Halal meat. Arshad reportedly contacted the big three to request that they begin serving halal meat in many of their outlets. Halal means ‘permissible’ in Arabic. As it pertains Read more […]