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Debra Jackson and her ‘date’ – Walmart, Bumfuck, Texas.

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April 20, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Trolling at Walmart

Via: Occupy Portland

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Dear Mrs. Woolf,  Over the past six months, your husband has caused quite a commotion in our store. We cannot tolerate this behavior and have been forced to ban both of you from the store.

Our complaints against your husband, Mr. Woolf, are listed below and are “documented by our video surveillance cameras”:

1. June 15: He took 24 boxes of condoms and randomly put them in other people’s carts when they weren’t looking.

2. July 2: Set all the alarm clocks in Housewares to go off at 5- minute intervals.

3. July 7: He made a trail of tomato juice on the floor leading to the women’s restroom.

4. July 19: Walked up to an employee and told her in an official voice, ‘Code 3 in Housewares. Get on it right away’. This caused the employee to leave her assigned station and receive a reprimand from her Supervisor that in turn resulted in management getting involved causing management to lose time and costing the company money.

5. August 4: Went to the Service Desk and tried to reserve a bag of chips.

6. August 14: Moved a ‘CAUTION – WET FLOOR’ sign to a carpeted area.

7. August 15: Set up a tent in the camping department and told the children shoppers they could come in if they would bring pillows and blankets from the bedding department – to which twenty children obliged.

8. August 23: When a clerk asked if they could help him he began crying and screamed, ‘Why can’t you people just leave me alone?’ Emergency Medics were called.

9. September 4: Looked right into the security camera and used it as a mirror while he picked his nose.

10. September  10: While handling guns in the Sports department, he asked the clerk where the antidepressants were.

11. October 3: Darted around the Store suspiciously while loudly humming the ‘ Mission Impossible’ theme.

12. October 6: In the auto department, he practiced his ‘Madonna look’ by using different sizes of funnels.

13. October 18: Hid in a clothing rack and when people browsed through, yelled ‘PICK ME! PICK ME!’

14. October 22: When an announcement came over the loud speaker, he assumed the fetal position and screamed ‘OH NO! IT’S THOSE VOICES AGAIN!

15. Took a box of condoms to the checkout clerk and asked where the fitting room was.

And last, but not least:

16. October 23: Went into a fitting room, shut the door, waited awhile, and then yelled very loudly, ‘Hey! There’s no toilet paper in here.’

https://www.facebook.com/#!/OccupyPortland

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Man, that is so Portland – THANK YOU Mr. & Mrs. Woolf!

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February 1, 2014 Posted by | U.S. Cities | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Walmart – do the frickin’ math!

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Personal thought:

People compain about people collecting public assistance: food stamps, medicaid, etc., well fine.

But the same people NEVER complain about big corporations, such as Walmart,  under-paying their workers.

Well, STOP the CORPORATE WELFARE – Raise the Miminum Wage.

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December 22, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Boycott Walmart!

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BOYCOTT Walmart not only on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, but EVERYDAY!

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November 28, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Walmart – Holding Thanksgiving Food Drive For Its Own Workers

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Via: Huffington Post

One Ohio Walmart is asking employees to donate food for other workers who are struggling so much they can’t afford to buy a Thanksgiving meal for their families.

The Canton, Ohio, store is holding a food drive for employees, according to a pair of photos circulated by OUR Walmart, an advocacy organization with ties to the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. Signs attached to bins located in employee backrooms ask workers to “donate food items here so associates in need can enjoy Thanksgiving dinner.”

The food drive underscores the struggles that advocates for low-wage workers say Walmart employees face on a regular basis. Most Walmart store employees make less than $25,000 per year, according to a calculation by The Huffington Post’s Dave Jamieson earlier this year. That relatively low wage can mean that Walmart workers end up relying on means other than pay — like the food drive — to get by.

One Walmart’s low wages could cost taxpayers $900,000 per year because workers use social safety net programs like food stamps and government-subsidized health care to make ends meet, according to a May study from congressional Democrats.

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Waylon J. Smithers Jr., a Walmart representative, told the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, which first reported the Canton food drive, that the donations are indicative of a supportive employee culture — NOT PROOF of LOW WAGES. (Of course, not!)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/18/walmart-food-drive_n_4296618.html?utm_hp_ref=business

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November 19, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Costco Refuses To Ruin Thanksgiving

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Via: Huffington Post

If you make a last-minute run to Costco on Thanksgiving Day, you’ll be out of luck. The discount retailer is bucking the hot trend in retail: kicking off the holiday shopping season before the turkey is even out of the oven.

“Our employees work especially hard during the holiday season, and we simply believe that they deserve the opportunity to spend Thanksgiving with their families,” Paul Latham, the company’s vice president for membership and marketing, wrote in an email to The Huffington Post.

While Walmart, Kmart, Target and others grab headlines for“Nothing more complicated than that.” starting the holiday shopping season on Thanksgiving Day, Costco and a few others are standing out for their commitment to a national day off.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/13/costco-thanksgiving_n_4262774.html?utm_hp_ref=business

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November 15, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Meet the American Nomads of Walmart’s Plentiful Parking Lots

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Via: Wired

“We sold everything we have and decided to find, as we put it, our American dream,” says Josiane Simpson.

She, Jared Holfeltz, and their son Gabriel are currently living out of their car.

Jared Hopes to start a contracting business helping rebuild after natural disasters, but he recently hurt his wrist working a construction gig. So their dreams are on hold for a few weeks until his wrist improves.

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Read more, see more, HERE:

http://www.wired.com/rawfile/2013/11/walmart-parking-lots/?viewall=false#slideid-94801

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November 6, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Walmart – ‘How may we help you?’

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I believe a much better alternative to Walmart, is COSTCO:

Fron their CEO:

– We pay our workers $45,000 a Year

– We provide health insurance

– We let the workers unionize

THe EXACT OPPOSITE of Walmart

https://seattle98.wordpress.com/?s=costco

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And YES, I think it’s almost criminal that corporations, provide so few hours at such low pay, employees need to collect food stamps to feed their families!
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September 8, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment

Support companies which provide a ‘living wage’

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And there are some who do: COSTCO, Starbucks, Ben & Jerry’s, >>>

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AVOID the ones who don’t: Walmart, McDonalds, QFC, >>>

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August 28, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘Black Friday’ Champs Walk Over Dying Man To Buy Target Crap

Via: Wonkette

Pepper spray was a-spraying, knives were a-stabbing, guns were a-shooting, muggers were a-mugging, punchers were a-punching

It was a “Black Friday” celebration that truly proved if you’re not a part of the worldwide anti-corporate protests, then you’re actually a very stinky part of the problem.

But the Gold Medal in Applied Assjerk Consumerism goes to the shoppers at the Target crap box store in South Charleston, West Virginia: These bargain-crazed mouth-breathing waterheads literally walked over a dying 61-year-old man who collapsed in the aisles.

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MSNBC and WSAZ-TV report:

Family and friends were stunned by the loss of a West Virginia man who died while shopping on Black Friday as fellow bargain hunters reportedly walked around — and even over — the man’s body.

Family members told WSAZ-TV that 61-year-old Walter Vance of Logan County, W. Va., had become ill and collapsed while shopping for Christmas decorations inside Target in South Charleston. He later died after being taken to the hospital, family said.

Witnesses told the NBC News affiliate in Charleston, W. Wa., that shoppers walked around and even over Vance’s body.

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But Target couldn’t even win the award for “most violent chain store of plastic imported garbage” this Thanksgiving Weekend. That dubious honor went to WalMart, as usual, with violence at NINE different (identical) WalMart stores around the country.

http://wonkette.com/457128/black-friday-champs-walk-over-dying-man-to-buy-target-crap#more-457128

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Merry Christmas, and if you live long enough, Happy New Year!

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November 29, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment