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  • Mayor Lightfoot Pleads With Walmart, Other Retailers To Not Abandon Chicago

    06/05/2020 7:55:43 AM PDT · by Renkluaf · 108 replies
    WBBM NEWSRADIO ^ | 6/4/20 | Craig Dellimore
    Mayor Lightfoot said she’s hopeful major retailers will reopen the Chicago stores that were looted or otherwise damaged during protests surrounding George Floyd’s killing by police in Minnesota. But, she’s unsure of one of the biggest. Mayor Lightfoot said she was on a conference call with Walmart and other major retailers that had stores looted or heavily damaged during the unrest in Chicago. She said she pleaded with them to not abandon Chicago. "I think in the case of Walmart, what they were focused on was assessing the damage. They are doing an effort to donate fresh produce, to the...
  • Mayor Lightfoot Pleads With Walmart, Other Retailers To Not Abandon Chicago

    06/04/2020 10:27:00 AM PDT · by DFG · 132 replies
    Mayor Lightfoot said she’s hopeful major retailers will reopen the Chicago stores that were looted or otherwise damaged during protests surrounding George Floyd’s killing by police in Minnesota. But, she’s unsure of one of the biggest. Mayor Lightfoot said she was on a conference call with Walmart and other major retailers that had stores looted or heavily damaged during the unrest in Chicago. She said she pleaded with them to not abandon Chicago.
  • New Black Panther Party Launches Boycott of ‘Chinese Merchants’ to Protest Racism

    05/19/2020 4:41:15 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 30 replies
    breitbart ^ | 05/19/2020 | Joel Pollack
    The radical New Black Panther Party launched a nationwide boycott of “Chinese merchants” on Tuesday — including restaurants, beauty salons, and other businesses — to protest China’s treatment of Africans, among other grievances.
  • Walmart Billionaire Heiress Christy Walton Funded Group Behind Anti-Trump Ad PUSHED by MSNBC

    05/15/2020 12:43:50 PM PDT · by JV3MRC · 37 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 5/15/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    The Lincoln Project, led by anti-Trumpers like George Conway and Rick Wilson, had been asking for cash to help blast a disgusting anti-Trump coronavirus ad “Mourning in America” across the TV airwaves. The pleading apparently attracted the cash of a prominent billionaire. Walmart heiress and billionaire Christy Walton contributed $20,000 to the group in January. The Washington Post reported that The Lincoln Project “has a much smaller war chest than other independent groups going after [President Donald] Trump.” The Post continued: “But it is aiming to make the most of its unique position by directly antagonizing the president.”
  • Alabama cop caught on video body-slamming maskless woman in Walmart

    05/07/2020 5:27:20 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 147 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 7, 2020 | 7:11pm | Vincent Barone
    An off-duty Alabama police officer was caught on camera body-slamming a woman in Walmart in an altercation that cops say began because she wasn’t wearing a facemask. Wild video posted by from the Tuesday incident in the Birmingham big-box store shows the cop placing the woman in handcuffs as she begins to walk away from him. The officer then grabs the woman, lifts her up and drops her to the ground face-first. The Birmingham Police Department said it is investigating the use of force by the officer, who was off-duty and working a side gig as a security guard...
  • Cowboy lassoes would-be bike thief in Walmart parking lot

    05/06/2020 7:16:03 PM PDT · by TruthWillWin · 22 replies
    On The Road ^ | Steve Hartmon
    Watch this short (2.50) video, it will make your day!
  • Walmart customer uses pepper spray on others boarding elevator amid coronavirus fears...

    04/27/2020 1:41:33 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 36 replies
    Fox 8 ^ | April 22, 2020 | WJLA/CNN
    WASHINGTON (WJLA/CNN) - A Walmart customer concerned with social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic but not wearing a face mask is accused of using pepper spray on other customers who were trying to board the same elevator. Many Walmart shoppers at a Washington, D.C., location were trying to get on an elevator to the parking garage Monday when a woman without the required face mask got on first and tried to close the doors. “She was talking about some social distancing, six feet, but she was real serious with it, though,” said shopper Dominick Gamble, who recorded the incident on...
  • Walmart shooting in California: Bat-wielding man killed by police

    04/20/2020 11:43:11 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 78 replies
    NY Post ^ | 4/20/20
    A police shooting at a crowded Walmart in San Leandro, California, fatally wounded a man brandishing a baseball bat. Graphic cellphone video of the officer-involved shooting, which circulated widely online, shows responding officers tasing suspect Steven Taylor, 33. He then refused to drop the bat and was shot, leaving a trail of blood on the floor as he stumbled away. Despite life-saving measures, Taylor died from his injuries at the scene. The use of deadly force is under investigation.
  • Walmart, Sam’s Club Change Employee COVID-19 Policy, Increase Hiring

    04/19/2020 12:42:18 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 30 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 19, 2020 | KAREN TOWNSEND
    Beginning Monday, Walmart and Sam’s Club will require all of their approximately 1.5 million U.S.-based associates to wear masks or other face coverings. This is a change from previous store policy which has now evolved to reflect CDC guidance on mitigating the spread of COVID-19. John Furner of Walmart and Kath McLay of Sam’s Club sent out a memo to associates explaining the policy adjustment. Wearing a mask or face covering is now mandatory for all employes, no longer something done on a voluntary basis. Employees can wear their own masks or use a company-provided one. On April 9, masks...
  • With my Walmart antenna, I'm now picking up a new channel....

    04/18/2020 9:33:51 PM PDT · by Conserv · 46 replies
    The "Definitive" movie channel. Watched Cool Hand Luke the other day and True Grit today.
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 4/17/2020 Newsdump Friday GOP Martial Law Protested

    04/17/2020 9:16:13 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/17/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    A protest in Idaho's capital city Boise this afternoon against the de-facto martial law in the state with mainstream media saying a thousand people participated... President Trump tweeting in apparent support of protests against states where Democrats are governors.... Police in Israel using stun grenades to enforce coronavirus restrictions in a Jerusalem neighborhood where Orthodox Jewish activists have resisted with makeshift weapons..... Amazon trying to shut down a virtual meeting for workers to protest the company.... Large restaurant chains took in 30 million dollars in federal coronavirus loans meant to help small businesses..... A six percent jump in profits for...
  • Are We Witnessing a Targeted Hit Against Trump Voters?

    04/16/2020 5:41:59 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 42 replies
    American Greatness ^ | April 15, 2020 | Curtis Ellis
    The debate about “reopening the economy” is a phony debate. It’s phony because “the economy” isn’t shut down. Far from it. Walmart is still open. Dollar General is open. Amazon is open. Alibaba is open. It just so happens that the big-box mass merchandisers and online retailers responsible for flooding our country with crap from Communist China are open. Meanwhile, other, very specific parts of the country are shut down. Family-owned shops and workshops, the backbone of America, are closed. Fast-food franchises remain open—drive-through windows are operating at full tilt—but independently owned restaurants are shuttered or trying to survive at...
  • Texas woman who allegedly claimed she was spreading coronavirus on purpose is arrested

    04/07/2020 11:10:00 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 07 2020 | Vandana Rambaran
    An 18-year-old Texas woman is charged with making terroristic threats after she posted on social media that she tested positive for COVID-19 and was "willfully spreading it." "I'm here at Walmart about to infest every [expletive] because if I'm going down, all you [expletive] are going down," she allegedly said in the video. Maradiaga was arrested Tuesday and charged with the third-degree felony.
  • Walmart sued by family of worker killed by coronavirus

    04/07/2020 1:30:18 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 48 replies
    NBC News ^ | April 7, 2020 | Minyvonne Burke
    Two Walmart grocery store employees and a greeter at a Giant store are among at least four supermarket workers who have died from the coronavirus in the U.S. A Walmart spokesperson confirmed to NBC News on Tuesday that two workers at a Chicago-area store died after contracting the virus. "We are heartbroken at the passing of two associates at our Evergreen Park store and we are mourning along with their families," the company said in a statement. The employees were identified in a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the company as Wando Evans, 51, and Phillip Thomas, 48. Evans' brother,...
  • Walmart sued over coronavirus death by family of deceased employee

    04/07/2020 6:52:27 AM PDT · by DannyTN · 56 replies
    Fox Business ^ | Apr 6, 2020 | Thomas Barrabi
    The family of a Walmart employee in Illinois, who died from complications related to COVID-19, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the retailer Monday, accusing the company of negligence in its response to the coronavirus pandemic. ...
  • Walmart patron sprays cashier in the eyes with Lysol over coronavirus limit, police say

    04/07/2020 3:02:58 AM PDT · by familyop · 41 replies
    AP by way of Fox News ^ | April 7, 2020 | Associated Press
    Police in Massachusetts are searching for a woman who they say sprayed a Walmart employee in the eyes with Lysol disinfectant. Leicester police said in a Facebook post-Monday that the unidentified woman sprayed the worker after being informed there was a limit on the number of cans she could buy... They say EMS also responded to the scene to treat the worker.
  • Here's How Walmart's Wuhan Coronavirus Policy Change Will Impact You

    04/04/2020 9:37:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 114 replies ^ | April 4, 2020 | Beth Bauman
    Retail giant Walmart on Friday announced changes to its retail stores across the country. The changes are geared to protect staff and customers from the Wuhan coronavirus. "While many of our customers have been following the advice of the medical community regarding social distancing and safety, we have been concerned to still see some behaviors in our stores that put undue risk on our people," Dacona Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, said in a post on the company's website. "We want to encourage customers to bring the fewest number of people per family necessary to shop, allow...
  • Changes to Our Shopping Process to Encourage Social Distancing. Wal Mart

    04/04/2020 7:54:35 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 112 replies
    WalMart ^ | April 4,2020
    To manage this restriction, the associates at a store will mark a queue at a single-entry door (in most cases the Grocery entrance) and direct arriving customers there, where they will be admitted one-by-one and counted. Associates and signage will remind customers of the importance of social distancing while they’re waiting to enter a store – especially before it opens in the morning. Once a store reaches its capacity, customers will be admitted inside on a “1-out-1-in” basis. We’ll also institute one-way movement through our aisles next week in a number of our stores, using floor markers and direction from...
  • Walmart Will Limit Number of Customers in Stores Starting Saturday......

    04/03/2020 10:03:12 PM PDT · by caww · 205 replies
    .theepochtimes ^ | 4/3/2020 | JACK PHILLIPS
    Walmart announced it will limit the number of people inside its stores at the same time during the COVID-19 pandemic.....“Starting Saturday, we will limit the number of customers who can be in a store at once. Stores will now allow no more than five customers for each 1,000 square feet at a given time, roughly 20 percent of a store’s capacity,” according to a release. Store employees will start a line at a single-entry door and will tell customers to go there to queue. They will then be allowed in the store one-by-one, according to the company. “Associates and signage...
  • News Summary=Intelligence Report Friday 4/3/2020 Newsdump Friday

    04/03/2020 9:07:52 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/3/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Details have been reported on last night's meeting in Emmett, Idaho called by Ammon Bundy in response to government restrictions related to Covid-19. Bundy says that state officials are "exploiting" the situation and violating the Bill of Rights of the US Constitution... The unemployment rate in the US moving up to 4.4 percent last month from the record low of 3.5 percent..... Russia now says that it is in communication with other countries in response to Saudi Arabia's call for an OPEC+ meeting involving oil producing nations.... A firing in Washington tonight related to last year's impeachment process against President...