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  • Time to End Birthright Citizenship

    09/21/2017 10:08:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 60 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | September 21, 2017 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Donald Trump took a lot of heat when he announced his candidacy for President, stating that he would build a border fence from San Diego to Brownsville and make Mexico pay for it, all to keep Mexico’s “unwanted” and “undesirables” from flooding the United States. In August 2015, on the campaign trail, he shed light on a flawed interpretation of the U.S. Constitution that has caused much of the problem of illegal immigration. That misinterpretation of the 14th Amendment, written to guarantee the citizenship rights of freed slaves after the Civil War, has morphed the amendment into a guarantee of...
  • LOL. Hillary Holds Book Signing in Costco Milk Aisle – Protesters Scream ‘Hillary For Prison!’

    09/16/2017 3:48:47 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 96 replies
    gp ^ | 9/16/17 | Cristina Laila
    Full title................ LOL. Hillary Holds Book Signing in Costco Milk Aisle – Protesters Scream ‘Hillary For Prison!’ (VIDEO)..................A Costco employee told Loomer that a lot of people cancelled their memberships because Hillary was allowed to sign books there. ‘We hate her’. A @Costco employee just told me “IDK why they even let her come. They said a lot of people have canceled their memberships. We hate her.” https://t.co/c7t8TpF39o — Laura Loomer (@LauraLoomer) September 16, 2017 Protesters holding up signs outside of Costco screamed ‘Hillary for prison!’
  • Costco owes Tiffany more than $19 million for selling counterfeit rings

    08/14/2017 5:33:22 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 27 replies
    cnn ^ | August 14, 2017: 7:54 PM ET
    In a statement, Costco said it intends to appeal the ruling. "This was not a case about counterfeiting in the common understanding of that word -- Costco was not selling imitation Tiffany & Co. rings," it said. Tiffany first filed a complaint against Costco in U.S. District Court in New York in 2013, saying it learned from a customer that Costco was selling "Tiffany" rings. "Unbeknowst to Tiffany, Costco had apparently been selling different styles of rings for many years that it has falsely identified on in-store signage as 'Tiffany,'" the complaint said. "There are now hundreds if not thousands...
  • Costco breaks ground on $300M facility expected to have $1B+ economic impact (800 jobs in Nebraska)

    06/19/2017 10:29:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Nebraska Radio Network ^ | June 19, 2017 | Brent Martin
    Costco has broken ground on a $300 million chicken processing plant near Fremont, expected to generate more than a billion dollars in economic activity in Nebraska. Jonathan Luz of Costco said during groundbreaking ceremonies today that a lot of work has been put into the planning stages for the plant, but more work remains. “As much as it’s an achievement to be here today marking this auspicious occasion, the work really has just begun,” according to Luz. “It’s now time to put the vision that we all share into action and results.” The poultry processing plant, hatchery, and feed mill...
  • AMEX & Costco

    10/22/2015 8:01:47 AM PDT · by Allen In Texas Hill Country · 37 replies
    I've had an AEX card for nearly 50 years. And we were members of Price Club before Costco bought them out so I've been a Costco member for I don't know how long. I can't remember when AEX and Costco kinda got together in a manner. My AEX card says AEX on the front and the back is my Costco membership. Like I said its been that way for quite awhile. So about 6 months ago (maybe a bit longer) AEX sent me a letter saying that are parting ways with Costco. It will happen some time is the first...
  • Man Faces 11 Years in Prison If Convicted of Punching 78-Year-Old Over Nutella Samples

    09/22/2015 1:41:13 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 41 replies
    ktla.com ^ | Tracy Bloom and Melissa Pamer,
    A Burbank man faces more than 11 years in state prison if convicted in connection with allegations that he punched a 78-year-old Costco shopper following a dispute over a Nutella waffle sample. ... The incident occurred Sunday morning at the Costco located at 1051 W. Burbank Blvd. The punch left the victim with with facial swelling and a significant cut above the left eye, Losacco said. He victim was transported to a local hospital by Burbank paramedics, and he was treated for his injuries and released.
  • Frozen Shrimp Sold at Costco Tied to Company That Uses Slave Labor: Lawsuit

    The lawsuit is being filed on behalf of a California resident.Bay Area activists have filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging that Costco is knowingly selling frozen shrimp tied to a company that uses slave labor. Costco knows the farmed prawns it buys from Southeast Asia are linked to fishermen from Thailand who have been shackled, tortured or even murdered, activists claimed at a press conference held in Burlingame on Wednesday morning. The lawsuit is being filed on behalf of a California resident who cites state laws that aim to prevent companies from misleading customers about illegal behavior in...
  • Meet America's Most Hated Retailer

    02/18/2015 10:09:06 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 235 replies
    wctv / cbs ^ | 2-18-2015
    For Walmart, the dip in its customer satisfaction ratings could spell more trouble ahead. Retailers, after all, are at the whim of the consumer, who is typically looking for a mix of good prices, selection and customer service. If a retailer starts to fail on those fronts, it can end up in what ACSI director David VanAmburg calls "a deadly cycle." On top of that, Walmart's well-publicized struggles with calls from employees for higher pay and benefits may be taking a toll. "They are not as dominant on the price side as they were, and the quality still isn't there,"...
  • American Express to lose Costco exclusivity

    02/12/2015 9:11:14 AM PST · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Yahoo ^ | February 12, 2015 | George Stahl
    American Express Co. said its merchant agreement with Costco Wholesale Corp. will end next year, amid reports that the bulk retailer is negotiating with other credit-card companies. American Express has been the only credit card accepted at Costco’s U.S. stores. “Taking a very disciplined approach, we began discussions on a possible renewal with Costco well in advance of the contract expiration. However, we were unable to reach terms that would have made economic sense for our company and shareholders,” Kenneth I. Chenault , chairman and chief executive of American Express, said in a news release.
  • Costco-Loving Couple Joined in Holy Matrimony in Frozen Food Aisle

    01/01/2015 9:58:37 AM PST · by doug from upland · 16 replies
    Costco-Loving Couple Joined in Holy Matrimony in Frozen Food Aisle by Whitney Filloon Dec 30 2014, 4:23p @whitneyfilloon SHARE(253) TWEET(23) DON'T MISS STORIES. FOLLOW EATER × No word on whether or not free samples were served. Here's a story to warm your bulk toilet paper-loving heart: A couple got hitched inside their local Costco. According to local news station KEYT, Robert and Meredith Bonilla of Santa Maria, California "first laid eyes on each other" in the frozen food aisle of the membership-only warehouse club about a year ago, and that's precisely where they were wed last week surrounded by friends,...
  • The Psychology Behind Costco's Free Samples

    10/01/2014 8:49:58 AM PDT · by C19fan · 46 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | October 1, 2014 | Joe Pinsker
    In 2010, a Minnesotan named Erwin Lingitz was arrested in a Supervalu grocery store after spending an excessive amount of time at the deli counter. In the words of a Supervalu spokesperson, Lingitz had violated “societal norms and common customer understanding regarding free-sample practices.” While the charges were later dropped, the evidence remains incriminating: After a search, Lingitz was found to have stored in his pockets about a dozen soy sauce packets and “1.46 pounds of summer sausage and beef stick samples.” Lingitz may have gotten carried away, but his impulse is more or less universal. People love free, people...
  • After Action Report Dinesh D'Souza's AMERICA at Costco

    07/30/2014 6:36:37 PM PDT · by rockinqsranch · 37 replies
    FR ^ | July 30, 2014 | RQSR
    Follow up to book sales Dinesh D'Souza AMERICA discussion of earlier this month.
  • Kirkland Signature brand Whole Mixed Nuts recalled due to insect infestation

    07/28/2014 3:05:07 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 23 replies
    Starting date: July 24, 2014 Type of communication: Recall Alert sub-type: Notification Subcategory: Extraneous Material Hazard classification: Class 3 Source of recall: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Recalling firm: Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. Distribution: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec Extent of the product distribution: Retail CFIA reference number: 9067 Affected products Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC Kirkland Signature Whole Mixed Nuts 1.13 kg Best Before 02 APR 2015 0 96619 17766 0
  • The price tag tops out at $25,000 in Obama’s rush hour Tuesday visit (Seattle)

    07/22/2014 9:35:13 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    Seattle PI ^ | July 22, 2014 | Joel Connelly
    President Obama makes a rush hour foray into Seattle and the Eastside on Tuesday, once more holding no public events and raising money from donors who will pay up to $25,000 to see the 44th president and ask Obama a question. The President’s political ATM machine will operate at two destinations, the Madrona home of Bruce and Anne Blume alongside Lake Washington and the Medina mansion of Costco co-founder Jim Sinegal. One event is for the Democratic National Committee, the other will benefit the Senate Majority PAC. Air Force One is due to land at Boeing Field around 3 p.m.,...
  • The Perils of Mixing Politics and Business

    07/23/2014 7:34:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 23, 2014 | Dr Ben Carson
    When I was a small child, one of the most dramatic and effective business boycotts in the history of America occurred. This, of course, was the Montgomery bus boycott. By refusing to ride the bus, blacks who were being discriminated against were able to terminate many discriminatory practices not only in Alabama, but throughout the South. The white-owned businesses were clearly being unfair, and the public transportation system was no better. The actions taken were appropriate and in many cases heroic. The power of the purse, particularly in a capitalistic society, is mighty, and business boycotts are a potent tool...
  • Dr Carson:Costco’s executives are smart businessmen—they didn’t pull D’Souza’s book intentionally

    07/23/2014 6:01:13 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 28 replies
    nat review ^ | 7/23/14 | dr ben carson
    When I was a small child, one of the most dramatic and effective business boycotts in the history of America occurred. This, of course, was the Montgomery bus boycott. By refusing to ride the bus, blacks who were being discriminated against were able to terminate many discriminatory practices not only in Alabama but also throughout the South. The white-owned businesses were clearly being unfair, and the public transportation system was no better. The actions taken were appropriate and in many cases heroic. The power of the purse, particularly in a capitalistic society, is mighty, and business boycotts are a potent...
  • Is Costco actually restocking Dinesh D'Souza's "America" or is is a lie?

    07/22/2014 4:33:43 PM PDT · by Southflanknorthpawsis · 51 replies
    7-22-14 | Southflanknorthpawsis
    I cannot independently confirm the accuracy of this story but it comes from a well trusted friend. It is my wish that repeating it may cause someone with the means to investigate further to research. When an individual attempted to purchase Dinesh D'Souza's book "America" at a San Diego County Costco, the following scenario occurred. There were none on the shelf and she asked an employee if any were available. He pulled her aside and told her to please not reveal that he told her but that Costco was perpetuating a huge fraud on consumers. He further explained that the...
  • Washington Post: Why Dinesh D’Souza was able to manipulate Costco and Google to boost ‘America’

    07/11/2014 12:12:56 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 07/11/2014 | Alyssa Rosenberg
    As Dave Weigel reports in a tart blog post today, conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza recently managed to pull off an impressive marketing feat. D’Souza and his lawyers claimed that despite the hit status of his new book and movie, “America,” Google was deliberately downgrading the project in its search results and Costco had removed the book from shelves for politically motivated reasons. The result? Google bumped “America” up in the rankings and Costco restocked the book. Of course, as Weigel explains, “D’Souza’s book, like his movie [which made $2.75 million in its first weekend], is no runaway hit....
  • Dinesh to his YouTube Subscribers: Costco Book Reversal (3 min video)

    07/10/2014 12:38:39 PM PDT · by gaijin · 17 replies
    Dinesh's YouTube Channel ^ | July 10th, 2014 | Dinesh D'Souza
    This is Dinesh D’Souza. Not only has the retail giant Costco reversed its decision to lift copies of my book, America off it’s shelves, but it has called my publisher and ordered 25,000 new copies of my book. Costco now promises that my book will be in all Costcos around the country, prominently displayed. Now this is a tremendous victory, and I’'m so grateful –not to Costco but to you, grateful to my friends and my supporters and people around the country, many of them Costco customers, who were outraged at what they perceived as an act of censorship. People...
  • Reply from Costco Regarding D'Souza Book Vanity)

    07/10/2014 7:19:40 AM PDT · by illiac · 25 replies
    Self | 7/10/14 | Self
    Dear XXXX, We appreciate you taking the time to email Costco Wholesale. Costco is not influenced by political considerations in selecting product for sale in our warehouses or on Costco.com. This includes our selection of books. Our book buyers are solely interested in book sales, and do not favor any political persuasion over another. Recently, after deciding to sell the book "America: Imagine the World Without Her", beginning on June 1, a decision was made to pull the book from sale on July 1. This decision was based solely on the number of copies sold during that month, and had...