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  • Lowe's Employees Fix Vets Wheelchair, Because VA Wouldn't

    07/14/2014 7:12:04 PM PDT · by Morgana · 36 replies
    Michael Berry ^ | Michael Berry
    Three unsung heroes at a Lowe’s Home Improvements store fixed a Vietnam veteran’s broken-down wheelchair, which was much more than his local Veterans Affairs office was willing to do. He wrote this letter to his local newspaper, the Staten Island Advance, to give thanks to the men and the company that went to bat for him, when the government wouldn’t. In 1971, I stepped on a land mine in Vietnam and lost both legs above the knee. For the past two years, I have been waiting to receive a new wheelchair from the Veterans Administration. In addition, I have been...
  • 'Love & Hip Hop' Sex Tape Cripples Home Depot -- NATIONAL SHOWER ROD SHORTAGE

    04/18/2014 10:36:18 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 48 replies
    TMZ.com ^ | 04/18/2014 | TMZ
    Demand is going through the roof for gymnastics-strength shower rods -- all thanks to "Love & Hip Hop" star Mimi Faust's sex tape acrobatics -- and Home Depot, Lowe's, Target, and Walmart are struggling to keep up. We called employees at each of the major retailers (from Georgia to Cali) and we're getting the same story -- ever since the trailer for Mimi's sex tape came out, people have been racing to purchase their own super-strong shower rods to recreate the Mimi experience. And supplies are running out -- a customer at one Home Depot in Georgia tells us, they...
  • Woman loses job after trying to stop shoplifter (Lowe's)

    10/10/2013 3:03:53 PM PDT · by rawhide · 37 replies
    yahoo video ^ | 10/10/13
    When Lowe's employee Karen Sizemore saw a man shoplifting from her Kentucky store, she says she snapped: "It was just the adrenaline rush, I'm not taking it anymore. You just get to the point where you're so tired of people stealing from you." So Karen, a grandmother and 18-year employee of the chain, followed the thief out to his car and reached into the backseat trying to retrieve the Dewalt tool kit, valued at $600. She wasn't able to get it but she did get the man's license plate number and car make, leading to his arrest. The incident made...
  • Is anyone else really enjoying the Lowes' TV Commercials? Good art!! (chat)

    04/20/2012 12:57:43 PM PDT · by Mamzelle · 12 replies
    tv | 4 20 12 | Mamzelle
    I was dazzled with the first CGI commercial that showed a wife and husband drawing lines on their walls and the lines turning (with CGI magic) into fabulous home improvements. I just saw a CGI with Mr. and Mrs. Cardinal fixing up their bird house, then one with Family Squirrel solving their overflow acorn storage problem. Hey. Everything doesn't have to be doom and gloom. Seems like there's better art in commercials than on the shows themselves.
  • Michigan Lowes muslim Protest

    12/18/2011 1:46:53 AM PST · by Rev.Right · 21 replies
    WJBK TV ^ | Dec. 18 2011 | Rev Right
    It was a regular Deeeetroit style muslim protest, with al and jesse type "christian clergy" with their appeasers proclaiming how offended they are along with the angered imams. A Special Appearance of the Open Carry Michigan Militia added to the excitment..
  • Pickets swarm Lowe's for pulling ads from Muslim show

    12/17/2011 5:58:25 PM PST · by mandaladon · 93 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 17 Dec 2011 | JEFF KAROUB
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Protesters descended on a Lowe's store in one of the country's largest Arab-American communities on Saturday, calling for a boycott after the home improvement chain pulled its ads from a reality television show about five Muslim families living in Michigan. About 100 people gathered outside the store in Allen Park, a Detroit suburb adjacent to the city where "All-American Muslim" is filmed. Lowe's said this week that the TLC show had become a "lightning rod" for complaints, following an email campaign by a conservative Christian group. Protesters including Christian clergy and lawmakers called for unity and...
  • Muslim protesters gather at Lowe's in Paterson NJ

    12/17/2011 1:39:55 PM PST · by Focault's Pendulum · 43 replies
    NJ.COM ^ | Friday, December 16, 2011, 3:57 PM Updated: Friday, December 16, 2011, 5:12 PM | AP
    PATERSON — About 30 members of New Jersey's large Muslim community showed up today outside a Lowe's Home Improvement store in Paterson to protest the company's decision to pull ads from a reality TV show about American Muslims
  • prominent American Muslim and former U.S. Naval officer, supports the Lowe’s decision

    12/16/2011 10:55:19 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 8 replies
    Jasser points out the misplaced outrage of radical Muslim groups like CAIR who threatened boycotts of the show ’24′ and its portrayal of Muslim terrorists, finally forcing Keifer Sutherland to do an apology commercial. Jasser also criticizes ‘All-American Muslim’ for not addressing the problems of homegrown Islamic terrorism in mosques and Muslim communities and says the show as it is does not do anything stem Americans’ fear of the Muslims next door.
  • Rep. Murphy Blasts Lowe’s for Pulling Ad (VIDEO)

    12/14/2011 11:32:42 AM PST · by matt04 · 33 replies
    The firestorm against Lowe’s pulling ads from a Learning Channel Show about American Muslims moved to Capitol Hill on Tuesday. U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy said he is leading a group of members of Congress who are calling on Lowe’s to reconsider their decision. Lowe’s pulled its ads from The Learning Channel's reality show "All-American Muslim" after complaints from The Florida Family Association, an organization Murphy called a “right wing anti-Muslim group" that thinks the mission of Islam is to destroy America. “This is a major American company rubber stamping basic foundational bigotry against a major American religious group,” Murphy said....
  • Poll to Freep: Was Lowe's wrong to pull ads from Muslim show?

    12/14/2011 5:38:46 AM PST · by spacejunkie01 · 52 replies
    Freep this poll about Lowe's pulling the ads from that bogus muslim propaganda show
  • Russell Simmons blasts Lowe's for pulling Muslim show ads

    12/13/2011 2:38:24 PM PST · by Mozilla · 86 replies
    EW.com ^ | 12-13-11 | James Hibberd
    Hip-hop mogul and social activist Russell Simmons slammed hardware giant Lowe’s for its decision to pull its ads from TLC’s All-American Muslim reality show and warned the company could face outrage from civil rights groups beyond the Muslim community. “This can’t happen in America; [Lowe's] needs to fix this immediately,” Simmons said, calling the move Islamophobic. “They can’t get away with that, it’s ridiculous. There are American principals at stake here. I can’t imagine the Anti-Defamation League, the NAACP, the National Urban League, or any organization that fights for their own rights will allow this to happen to any other...
  • Muslim Terror Attack is only “Workplace Violence”? Stand Firmly, Lowes!

    12/13/2011 5:33:59 AM PST · by scottfactor · 11 replies
    scottfactor.com ^ | 12/13/2011 | Gina Miller
    Since these broadcasts air only on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and I write these radio blogs the day before they air, covering topics in a timely manner can be difficult. One of the stories I want to discuss with you broke last week; in fact, it broke on the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. I am talking about the outrageous, despicable characterization by the Defense Department of the Fort Hood Muslim jihadist attack as an act of “workplace violence.” If I were not already used to this communist administration under Barack Obama (or whatever his name is)...
  • Send a Thank you to LOWES

    12/12/2011 7:52:03 PM PST · by Partysnobz · 15 replies
    BareNakedIslam ^ | 12/12/2011 | barenakedislam
    And be sure to shop at Lowe’s in appreciation for not caving to the thug-like tactics of Terrorist Front Group CAIR and their demands for an apology and reinstatement of the ads as well as CA State Senator Ted Lieu for threatening legislation against Lowe’s if they don’t apologize and start running their ads on the repugnant ‘All-American (sic) Muslim’ show again.
  • Lowe‘s Pulls Its Ads from TLC’s ‘All-American Muslim’

    12/12/2011 9:07:54 AM PST · by Justaham · 14 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | 12-12-11 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    Hardware retail giant Lowe’s has pulled its commercials from all future episodes of TLC’s reality TV show “All-American Muslim,” the chain said this week. The conservative Florida Family Association has been leading a campaign to get retailers to pull their advertisements from the show. On Tuesday, it posted an email from a Lowe‘s representative who said Lowe’s will no longer be advertising during “All-American Muslim,” which chronicles the lives of several Muslim-American families living in Dearborn, Mich. “While we continue to advertise on various cable networks, including TLC, there are certain programs that do not meet Lowe’s advertising guidelines, including...
  • Backlash for Lowe's as ads pulled from Muslim show

    12/12/2011 6:24:05 AM PST · by BJClinton · 81 replies
    AP via Roadrunner ^ | 12/12/2011 | CHRISTOPHER WEBER
    Lowe's Home Improvement has found itself facing a backlash after the retail giant pulled ads from a reality show about American Muslims.
  • Lowe's pulls ads from TV show about US Muslims

    12/11/2011 7:07:43 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 32 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec. 11, 2011 | CHRISTOPHER WEBER
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A decision by retail giant Lowe's Home Improvement to pull ads from a reality show about American Muslims following protests from an evangelical Christian group has sparked criticism and calls for a boycott against the chain. The retailer stopped advertising on TLC's "All-American Muslim" after a conservative group known as the Florida Family Association complained, saying the program was "propaganda that riskily hides the Islamic agenda's clear and present danger to American liberties and traditional values."
  • Calif. senator threatens boycott over Lowe's ads

    12/11/2011 4:19:19 PM PST · by SmithL · 65 replies
    AP via SFGate ^ | 12/11/11 | CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press
    A state senator from Southern California was considering calling for a boycott of Lowe's stores after the home improvement chain pulled its advertising from a reality show about Muslim-Americans. Calling the retail giant's decision "un-American" and "naked religious bigotry," Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, told The Associated Press on Sunday that he would also consider legislative action if Lowe's doesn't apologize to Muslims and reinstate its ads. The senator sent a letter outlining his complaints to Lowe's Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Niblock. The retail giant stopped advertising on TLC's "All-American Muslim" after a group called the Florida Family Association complained...
  • Anti-Gay Campaign Finds No Welcome at Home Depot

    10/19/2011 6:16:06 AM PDT · by Lucas McCain · 43 replies
    Daily Finance ^ | 10/18/11 | Jonathan Berr
    For more than a year, the American Family Association has pleaded with Home Depot (HD) not to publicly back gay rights. The home improvement retailer has ignored those pleas. In fact, the Atlanta-based company continues to participate in the city's gay pride parade, as it has done for years.
  • Lowe's Store Closings With 1,950 Job Losses Not Worthy

    10/17/2011 12:13:01 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 66 replies · 2+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | 17 Oct 2011 | Tom Blumer
    It's a good thing I heard this on the radio at about 11:00 a.m., because I might otherwise have missed it. With yours truly's opinion along for the ride, I'll let readers judge whether the news of the Lowe's home improvement chain announcing that it will close 20 stores and cut its new store opening plans by one-half to two-thirds deserved to be in the top ten business stories at the Associated Press as of 12:52 p.m. Lowe's to close 20 stores Home-improvement retailer Lowe's Cos. says it will close 20 underperforming stores in 15 states and cut 1,950 jobs...
  • Lowe's closes stores, slashes new store plan

    10/17/2011 6:31:30 AM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 49 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 17, 2011 | Phil Wahba
    Lowe's Cos Inc (LOW.N) said on Monday it is closing 20 of its U.S. stores, eliminating nearly 2,000 jobs, and the home improvement retailer now plans to open far fewer locations in the future, citing the need to improve its profitability. Lowe's, which operates about 1,700 stores in the United States, said it closed 10 stores on Sunday and would close another 10 within a month. The expenses associated with the closing will come to 17 cents to 20 cents per share. Some 1,950 workers will lose their jobs.
  • Home Depot pledges to continue support for gay agenda despite massive petition/boycott

    06/10/2011 3:11:16 PM PDT · by NYer · 77 replies · 1+ views
    Life Site News ^ | June 10, 2011 | THADDEUS BAKLINSKI
    ATLANTA, Georgia, June 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - For several years, Home Depot has thrown its support behind activism; now it has indicated that it will continue to do so despite being handed a petition with almost half a million names asking the company to “remain neutral in the culture war.” According to the American Family Association (AFA), Home Depot has chosen to sponsor and participate in numerous gay pride parades and festivals. AFA charges that by conducting kid’s craft workshops at special booths targeting youngsters, the company has deliberately exposed small children to the lewd displays of sexual conduct by...
  • NASCAR - The Coca Cola 600 - from Charlotte - on FOX, Sun, 5-29 at 6:00pm ET (race 12 of 36)

    05/23/2011 4:36:30 PM PDT · by glock rocks · 649 replies
    . The Coca Cola 600 Sunday 6:00 pm Eastern on FOX from Lowe's Superspeedway SPEED Pre-race show at 3:30 ET FOX Pre-race show at 5:30 ETGreen flag 6:15 ET Please give your support to the FR Canteen - Dedicated to our troops, veterans, and their families: The FR Canteen This thread is dedicated to the memory of those who gave all for our freedom. God Bless Our Troops
  • NASCAR - The Sprint Showdown & Sprint All-Star Race - from Lowes - on SPEED, Sat May 21 at 7pm ET

    05/18/2011 4:35:04 PM PDT · by glock rocks · 313 replies
    . The Sprint Showdown Saturday 7:00 pm ET on SPEED The Sprint All-Star Race Saturday 9:00 pm ET on SPEED from Lowe's Superspeedway Please visit the FR Canteen - Dedicated to our troops, veterans, and their families: The FR Canteen Please pray this day and every day for our Patriot Armed Forces standing in harm’s way around the world, and for their families—especially families of those fallen Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, who have granted their lives in defense of American liberty. The Patriot Post - It's right, and it's free.
  • Lowe's Senior Class Award: Vote for a Cadet

    01/27/2011 7:04:46 PM PST · by DBCJR · 1 replies
    Vote for Erin Anthony: Anthony has received several distinctions for her work in the classroom, including being selected as a first-team CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American and also being honored as the Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year the past two seasons. Other honors include the Superintendent’s Award for Excellence, the Superintendent’s Award for Achievement, International Scholar Laureate Program participant and 2010 chapter president of Tau Beta Pi. Anthony maintains a 3.75 GPA in civil engineering and ranks 28th in a class of 1,105 cadets. In 2010 she completed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering Research and Development Center internship,...
  • Lowe's laying off about 1,700 managers

    01/26/2011 1:17:04 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 85 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 1/26/11 | Martinne Geller, Dhanya Skariachan - Reuters
    (Reuters) – Lowe's Cos Inc is laying off about 1,700 middle managers across the United States, the country's second-largest home-improvement chain said. The news comes as home improvement chains focus on cutting costs to tackle tepid demand for expensive renovations in a slowly recovering. U.S. economy.
  • NASCAR - BoA 500 - from Charlotte - ABC, Sat Oct 16 @ 7:30pm ET (chase #4 of 10)

    10/12/2010 5:14:09 PM PDT · by glock rocks · 281 replies · 1+ views
    . The Bank of America 500 Saturday Night 7:30 pm Eastern from Lowe's Superspeedway Speed Channel Pre-Race at 5:00 ABC Pre-Race at 7:00Green Flag at 7:46 Please give your support to the FR Canteen - Dedicated to our troops, veterans, and their families: The FR Canteen God Bless Our Troops Please pray on this day, and every day, for our Patriot Armed Forces standing in harm's way around the world in defense of our liberty, and for the families awaiting their safe return.
  • NASCAR - The Coca Cola 600 - from Charlotte - on FOX, Sun, 5-30 at 6:00pm ET (race 13 of 36)

    05/25/2010 7:35:21 PM PDT · by glock rocks · 531 replies · 5,016+ views
    . The Coca Cola 600 Sunday 6:00 pm Eastern on FOX from Lowe's Superspeedway SPEED Pre-race show at 3:00 ET FOX Pre-race show at 5:00 ETGreen flag 6:16 ET Please give your support to the FR Canteen - Dedicated to our troops, veterans, and their families: The FR Canteen This thread is dedicated to the memory of those who gave all for our freedom. God Bless Our Troops
  • NASCAR - The Sprint Showdown & Sprint All-Star Race - from Lowes - on SPEED, Sat May 22 at 7pm ET

    05/19/2010 6:57:19 PM PDT · by glock rocks · 485 replies · 3,864+ views
    . The Sprint Showdown Saturday 7:00 pm ET on SPEED The Sprint All-Star Race Saturday 9:00 pm ET on SPEED from Lowe's Superspeedway Please give your support to the FR Canteen - Dedicated to our troops, veterans, and their families: The FR Canteen God Bless Our Troops
  • Vote for Andre Maisano, West Point cadet TODAY.

    05/17/2010 2:58:13 PM PDT · by DBCJR · 4 replies · 194+ views
    Vote for Andre Maisano, West Point cadet TODAY for the Lowes Senior Class Awards. Classroom Maisano is a decorated student for at the United States Military Academy. He holds a 4.00 GPA in systems engineering, ranking him 19th academically in the USMA Class of 2010. He is in the top 5% of his class overall. He has received the Superintendent’s Award for Excellence every semester. Also, he is a three time Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection, Dean’s List honoree every semester, Golden Key Honor Society member, and a Society of American Military Engineers member. Character Serving as captain of...
  • VOTE TODAY! West Point Cadet for Lowes Senior Class Award

    05/17/2010 7:57:28 AM PDT · by DBCJR · 10 replies · 233+ views
    Classroom Maisano is a decorated student for at the United States Military Academy. He holds a 4.00 GPA in systems engineering, ranking him 19th academically in the USMA Class of 2010. He is in the top 5% of his class overall. He has received the Superintendent’s Award for Excellence every semester. Also, he is a three time Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection, Dean’s List honoree every semester, Golden Key Honor Society member, and a Society of American Military Engineers member. Character Serving as captain of the lacrosse team, Maisano is a member of the Brigade Chain of Command and...
  • Vote for Andre Maisano for the Lowes Senior Class Award [West Point cadet]

    05/15/2010 5:06:05 AM PDT · by DBCJR · 2 replies · 140+ views
    Classroom Maisano is a decorated student for at the United States Military Academy. He holds a 4.00 GPA in systems engineering, ranking him 19th academically in the USMA Class of 2010. He is in the top 5% of his class overall. He has received the Superintendent’s Award for Excellence every semester. Also, he is a three time Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection, Dean’s List honoree every semester, Golden Key Honor Society member, and a Society of American Military Engineers member. Character Serving as captain of the lacrosse team, Maisano is a member of the Brigade Chain of Command and...
  • Get greener, state (of Massachusetts) tells big retailers

    02/24/2010 7:14:57 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 14 replies · 315+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | February 24, 2010 | Erin Ailworth
    The state’s energy and environmental affairs secretary, Ian Bowles, wants more energy-saving features to be built into the Wal-Mart and Lowe’s stores planned for Salem. Citing the ambitious environmental goals that have been embraced nationwide by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Lowe’s Home Improvement, Bowles said he was disappointed that plans for the Salem stores - detailed in documents filed with the state - did not include provisions for solar power and other energy-saving measures the companies have used in other states. Bowles conveyed that disappointment last week as he denied a request to allow the companies to file only a...
  • Lowe's donates $25K to help bring soldiers home

    12/18/2009 5:06:26 PM PST · by Stonewall Jackson · 39 replies · 1,345+ views
    WBTV ^ | Dec. 10, 2009 | Staff
    Fort Mill, SC (WBTV) – In this season of giving, retail giant Lowe's Home Improvement donated $25,000 to help bring 200 soldiers home for the holidays. The company's generosity is making it possible for Pierson Young's husband to be there for their baby girl, Addison's first Christmas. "We're very excited," said Young. "When he left last time, she wasn't holding her head up on her own and now she can almost sit by herself," she said. "And all these new things we get to share with Daddy. Milestones that I was afraid he was going to miss--but is now going...
  • Man Fired from Home Depot Over 'One Nation Under God' Button?

    10/26/2009 11:32:04 AM PDT · by TheDailyChange · 47 replies · 2,040+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 10262009 | TDC
  • NASCAR - Banking 500 - from Charlotte - on ABC, Saturday Oct 17 at 7:25pm ET (#31of 36)

    10/13/2009 5:57:05 PM PDT · by glock rocks · 564 replies · 4,911+ views
    . The Bank of America 500 Saturday Night 7:25 pm Eastern from Lowe's Superspeedway Speed Channel Pre-Race at 5:00 ABC Pre-Race at 7:00Green Flag at 7:41 Please give your support to the FR Canteen - Dedicated to our troops, veterans, and their families: The FR Canteen God Bless Our Troops Please pray on this day, and every day, for our Patriot Armed Forces standing in harm's way around the world in defense of our liberty, and for the families awaiting their safe return.
  • Morning Market Report

    08/17/2009 6:21:13 AM PDT · by fiscon1 · 3 replies · 254+ views
    The Provocateur ^ | 08/17/2009 | Mike Volpe
    After the market closed on Friday, the FDIC closed down Colonial Bank. In its fifth-largest bank failures in the US history, Colonial BancGroup Inc., Montgomery, Alabama, was seized by regulators on Friday. Branch Banking and Trust (BB&T), Winston-Salem, North Carolina, will assume all of the Deposits of Colonial Bank.
  • NASCAR - The Coca-Cola 600 - from Lowes - on FOX, Sunday May 24 at 5:00pm ET (race 12 of 36)

    05/19/2009 4:20:54 PM PDT · by glock rocks · 1,040 replies · 14,167+ views
    . The Coca-Cola 600 Sunday 5:00 pm Eastern on FOXSpeed Prerace show 3:00 pm Green flag 5:35 pm from Lowe's Superspeedway Please give your support to the FR Canteen - Dedicated to our troops, veterans, and their families: The FR Canteen God Bless Our Troops
  • NASCAR -Sprint Showdown and All Star from Charlotte - on SPEED, Saturday, May 16 at 7:00pm ET

    05/12/2009 6:26:25 PM PDT · by glock rocks · 347 replies · 2,874+ views
    . The Sprint Showdown / All-Star Race Saturday 7:00 pm Eastern on SPEED from Lowe's Superspeedway Please give your support to the FR Canteen - Dedicated to our troops, veterans, and their families: The FR Canteen God Bless Our Troops
  • Lowe's Accused Of Firing Woman Over Xmas Pin

    12/25/2008 8:59:47 PM PST · by george76 · 107 replies · 4,066+ views
    CBS ^ | Dec 25, 2008
    A Tennessee woman says she was fired just days before Christmas because of the way she was spreading Christmas cheer. The pin says "It's called Christmas, for Christ's sake". When Sutton admired the pin being worn by a customer, the stranger gave it to her. Neither knew its message would mean trouble for the cashier. When a customer complained, the employee was asked to remove the pin due to store policy that no employee should wear a pin supporting a religion. Sutton says when she returned from lunch that day, she was fired.
  • NASCAR Sprint Cup - Bank of America 500 at Lowe's - ABC Sat. 10-11 at 7pm ET - Race #5 in the Chase

    10/07/2008 5:09:09 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 362 replies · 2,464+ views
    Nascar.com ^ | 10/7/08
    Join us this week for some racing near Charlotte at Lowe's Motor Speedway and Race #5 in the Chase for the Cup. Last week made a mess of things for a few drivers. Time to Crank It Up or Bust! This thread is dedicated to our troops serving our nation today with pride and to those who have sacrificed all.
  • Maine liberals: Save the planet! Screw the Poor!

    08/18/2008 9:46:44 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 13 replies · 609+ views
    Mainestategop blog ^ | 8/17/08 | mainestategop
    Maine is notorious for having one of the strongest environmental regulations on the planet. Mainers care more about rats birds bugs weeds and puddles than they do about unemployment, poverty, budget deficits and homelessness. Maybe that's way the later four are so common in Maine. Similarly in states like California where citizens and its agriculture must suffer a drought to protect a bunch of sucker fish or in Florida where a big swamp matters more than new jobs or agriculture the welfare and rights of human beings are compromised along with their jobs and homes to protect useless dumb animals...
  • Home Deopt plans to celebrate Gay Pride...(Vanity...Utah)

    05/28/2008 11:36:20 AM PDT · by The Axis Effect · 121 replies · 966+ views
    A Home Depot store in Utah plans to celebrate Gay pride in the Store with decorations of Rainbows and employee Tee shirts announcing gay pride. Inside sources say that this is something that will be devastating to business as most of the customer base tends to be on the Right side of the issue as they are mostly religious people. I am actively involved in this business and i dont want to be a part of it bacuae this is contrary to my belief and would like advice from more experienced FReepers on how best to disrupt these outrageous plans...
  • NASCAR - The Sprint Showdown / All Star - from Charlotte - on SPEED, Sat, May 17 at 7:30pm ET

    05/13/2008 6:57:06 PM PDT · by glock rocks · 508 replies · 483+ views
    . The Showdown / All-Star Saturday 7:30 pm Eastern on SPEED from Lowe's Superspeedway Please give your support to the FR Canteen - Dedicated to our troops, veterans, and their families: The FR Canteen God Bless Our Troops
  • Lowe's Coworkers Discover They're Mother and Son

    12/20/2007 1:32:23 PM PST · by Pyro7480 · 26 replies · 625+ views
    Jill Stanek ^ | 12/20/2007 | Jill Stanek
    Oh my, what a tear jerker! FYI, this mom and son will be interviewed on Fox & Friends tomorrow morning. From the Grand Rapids Press, December 18: For years, Steve Flaig, a delivery truck driver at the Lowe's store on Plainfield Avenue, had searched for his birth mother. He found her working the cash register at the front of the store. For several months, he and Christine Tallady had known each other casually as co-workers. Last Friday they met for the first time as mother and son.... For Flaig, it was the reunion he had dreamed of for much of...
  • Michigan man reunited with birth mother at work

    12/19/2007 3:51:11 PM PST · by Mr. Brightside · 23 replies · 715+ views
    AP ^ | 12/19/07
    Michigan man reunited with birth mother at work 12/19/2007, 4:29 p.m. EST The Associated Press PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Steve Flaig wasn't sure how to approach his co-worker with his big news. It would seem brash to walk up and say, "Hi, I'm Steve, your son." How would she react to that, he wondered. Flaig's long search for his birth mother ended in early October when he learned that she was the woman he previously knew only as Chris, the head cashier at a Lowe's home-improvement store just outside Grand Rapids, in Kent County's Plainfield Township. "I would walk...
  • Lowe's Apologizes for 'Family Trees' in Christmas Catalog

    11/14/2007 4:30:26 AM PST · by Man50D · 128 replies · 617+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | November 14, 2007 | Randy Hall
    An early skirmish in this year's "War on Christmas" ended on Tuesday when the nationwide home improvement chain Lowe's apologized for referring to Christmas trees in its holiday catalog as "family trees." "That was a complete error," Maureen Rich, a spokeswoman for Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse - which serves more than 13 million customers a week in its 1,400 stores across the nation - told Cybercast News Service. "Right now, we're extremely disappointed in this breakdown in our own creative process. "We are apologizing to customers today for any confusion our holiday catalog created," Rich said. She explained that the...
  • Early Look At War On Christmas (Lowe's Blames "Proofing Error"-Others Improve)

    11/14/2007 10:07:08 AM PST · by icwhatudo · 42 replies · 560+ views
    After the AFA contacted Loews Home Improvement about some issues with its use of the term Christmas (or lack thereof) Loews responded: "Lowe's has contacted the AFA and assures us that it is proudly committed to selling Christmas trees this year, as it has done for more than 60 years. The company apologized for the confusion created in its 2007 holiday catalog when it headlined the page of Christmas trees "family trees." The error was not caught before the publication was distributed, and Lowe's says it is disappointed in the breakdown in its proofing process. Lowe's assures us that they...
  • Lowe's refuses to call them "Christmas trees," chooses to call them "Family trees"

    11/13/2007 1:32:56 PM PST · by Greg F · 59 replies · 86+ views
    E-mail ^ | 11/13/07 | American Family Association
    Lowe's refuses to call them "Christmas trees," chooses to call them "Family trees" Dear R J, In an effort to avoid the use of the term "Christmas tree," Lowe's has renamed their Christmas trees and are now calling them "Family trees." In their Holiday 2007 catalog, containing 56 pages of Christmas gifts, Lowe's advertises hundreds of gift items, including scores of "Family trees." In fact, the word "Christmas" only appears two times in the entire holiday catalog. The ads mentioning "Christmas cover only 12 square inches of the 5236 square inches available. Lowe's even has one of their Family trees...
  • NASCAR - Bank of America 500 - from Charlotte - ABC, Saturday Oct 13 at 7:30pm ET (Race #31of 36)

    10/10/2007 2:02:06 PM PDT · by glock rocks · 653 replies · 1,256+ views
    . The Bank of America 500 Saturday Night 7:30 pm Eastern from Lowe's Superspeedway Speed Channel Pre-Race at 5:30ABC Pre-Race at 7:00Green Flag at 7:45 Please give your support to the FR Canteen - Dedicated to our troops, veterans, and their families: The FR Canteen God Bless Our Troops Please pray on this day, and every day, for our Patriot Armed Forces standing in harm's way around the world in defense of our liberty, and for the families awaiting their safe return.
  • I Drove by This Today

    08/23/2007 9:01:37 PM PDT · by TxCopper · 67 replies · 2,552+ views
    My Own Lying Eyes. ^ | 8/23/07 | Vanity