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m858 187 posts  |  Last Activity: Mar 27, 2015 9:02 PM Member since: Nov 2, 1998
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  • legislation must also pass the Senate, before heading to President Obama, who has indicated his support....
    Democrats agreed to these reforms without demanding tax hikes - a breakthrough and a win for conservatives....20, 30, and 40 years down the road - these reforms will produce hundreds of billions in durable savings for taxpayers..strengthens Medicare's ability to fight fraud, waste, and abuse .. supported by leaders of both parties, at least 75 physician groups, and a number of conservative organizations, including Americans for Tax Reform, American Action Forum, the Galen Institute and the National Taxpayers Union....
    Posters conment- nothing short of cutting costs and recieving more service will solve the problem. Drink the koolaid thinking this is better than knothing and the best we can do for now but time has a way of cutting through the bull and forcing real solutions. Health care must return to market forces generated by consumer payees.

  • Colorado today, google it for details. Your pro choice stance is indefenceable. History will condemn this foul practice.

  • Procter & Gamble entered Mainland China in 1988 by establishing its first joint venture - P&G (Guangzhou) Ltd. Headquartered in Guangzhou.... 2015...Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble revealed today that it plans to build a $500 million manufacturing plant in West Virginia, which will be only its second new site in the United States since 1971. ...

  • Wal-Mart no longer has any real rivals. It does more business than Target, Sears, Kmart, J.C. Penney, Safeway, and Kroger combined

  • P&G as the Walmart Global Customer Team (WGCT), is responsible for more than $12 Billion dollars of business every year. Walmart is P&G’s largest global customer as well as our largest US customer. P&G is Walmart’s largest supplier. ....leadership brands, including Always®, Ambi Pur®, Ariel®, Bounty®, Charmin®, Crest®, Dawn®, Downy®, Duracell®, Fairy®, Febreze®, Gain®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Lenor®, Olay®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, SK-II®, Tide®, Vicks®, Wella® and Whisper®

  • Single-Retailer Rollout category: Coca-Cola, Walmart, Shopper Events and Collective Bias together won a Gold SME for “Coca-Cola Share It Forward”. The effort inspired shoppers to share over a million ice cold Cokes to get the happiness started and then Share it Forward, thus connecting retailer, shopper and brand, resulting in distributing 1.2 million Cokes and driving double digit lifts on 20 ounce Cokes in the months following. Procter & Gamble, Walmart and Saatchi & Saatchi X won a Gold SME for “Rock you Covergirl,” which connected with shoppers and inspired them to Rock their Covergirl at Walmart’s Everyday Low Prices, growing Walmart’s share of Covergirl to the highest level in 24 months. The same team also won a Silver SME for “Made With American Jobs” for Tide, Bounty, Crest, Oral B + Other P&G Brands. Kimberly-Clark and Geometry Global won a Bronze SME for “We Got U at Walmart” for U by Kotex

  • biggest customer for many of the world's leading consumer-products companies, including Kraft, Gillette and Procter & Gamble.

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    Nobody said Californians were smart

    by peplnomolino Mar 24, 2015 8:04 PM
    m858 m858 Mar 24, 2015 9:05 PM Flag

    STW Salttech water processing technology....Hybrid Reverse Osmosis Technology ...desalinating ocean water and turning it into potable water. water processing technique is economically feasible. ... technology recovers approximately 97% of the fresh water at an economical cost with no potential environmental disposal problems associated with the concentrated salty reject. the new technology uses no chemicals or filtration, rendering it quite possibly the 'greenest' water processing technology in operation today. ....This Salttech DyVaR is a major technological breakthrough since we can now economically process high chloride water into potable water and not have any detrimental effects on our environment," Stanley Weiner, CEO of STW Resources, said in a January 2015 press release. Desalination has never been economical on a commercial scale before. Until now, the price of desalinated water projects has hovered around $8 a barrel, but the Dutch version comes in at around $1.50-$2.00 per barrel, or approximately $1,100-$1,350 per acre-foot of water.

  • Walmart is quietly going on a massive building spree ....building a new wave of smaller stores.... management suggests thousands of new stores within five years. .... this buildout is following the same pattern used when Walmart expanded in the 70's. Superceters will serve as distribution points to feed these new Neighborhood markets. It is all GOOD. Competition is always good. Competition provides the most at the least cost to consumers. Liberials, envirom,entilists, Union leadership, political parties that owe special interest all will whine and moans, spit and spin, cry and sue, but they can't change our capitalist system and that is ALL GOOD also. Very GOOD.

  • m858 m858 Mar 24, 2015 5:33 PM Flag

    nonsense...the state departments email has too many eyes. Even the blind among us know that. A ex President's wife would know that. Hillery may not be the best choice but she has no reason to avoid proper channels other than, those channels are known to leak.

  • Few post on subject, just too boring. Everyone knows Walmart's mojo is got it going on. So, what is to add?
    Maybe, Hillary looks somehow younger than when she was first lady. Need to know how she does that. The new guy that declared for President, a republican, speaks my language. Political blood suckers will crucify him. However I believe he will pull enough early support to change the conversation. His speak is directed at the common man. Perhaps his nose hasn't found the sweet spot near the swells butts...yet ?

  • Walmart is slowly growing its yearly revenue by building new stores. Walmart continues to be profitable, increase dividends, buyback shares. But, What happened to the 3 to 5% year over year same store sales gains of the past? If I knew, certain sure, I would probably be managing Walmart or a competitor. My guesses... poor store Location, too much emphasis on targeting customer segments with little disposable income, and too many customers using the five finger discount.

  • m858 m858 Mar 23, 2015 4:04 PM Flag

    or anyone else...as in make and enforce laws making the sale of any gun look-a-like illegal, by anyone, not just Walmart.

  • and politics hsd nothing to do with it.... for a year, 55 percent of them showed decreased Gleason scores or even complete disappearance of their tumors compared to their biopsies a year before... In a new randomized, controlled clinical trial, his team assigned 37 men undergoing elective prostatectomies either to a group that received 4,000 U of vitamin D per day, or to a placebo group that didn't receive vitamin D. The men's prostate glands were removed and examined 60 days later.

    Preliminary results from this study indicate that many of the men who received vitamin D showed improvements in their prostate tumors, whereas the tumors in the placebo group either stayed the same or got worse. Also, vitamin D caused dramatic changes in the expression levels of many cell lipids and proteins, particularly those involved in inflammation. "Cancer is associated with inflammation, especially in the prostate gland," says Hollis. "Vitamin D is really fighting this inflammation within the gland."

  • according to a new economic impact report. ... Additional economic benefits analyzed/found by HR&A Advisors include the fact that Walmart is helping to offset the retail spending that leaks out of Washington, DC. The District loses approximately $3 billion in retail spending each year to neighboring areas due to a lack of shopping opportunities within the city

  • m858 m858 Mar 23, 2015 7:41 AM Flag

    free speech does not include a right to yell fire in a crowded building, nor does free speech confer a right to advocate illegal or harmful actions. Therefore your post can and should be treated as a felony.

  • Walmart will hire up to 190 associates to work at two new Walmart Neighborhood Markets that are slated to open this summer .... Flordia, 1 day ago - A new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market under construction on Pine Forest road is interviewing candidates for up to 95 jobs ... Mississippi, days ago - Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has selected the strategic intersection of McCullough Boulevard and West Barnes Crossing Road for its second location.... HOPE MILLS - The Board of Commissioners by a 3-2 vote Monday night approved a site plan for a Walmart Neighborhood Market at Legion and Elk roads.... Sierra Construction Company is Requesting Sub-Contractor Bids for New Walmart Neighborhood Market – 21575 W Baseline Road, Hillsboro, OR.... Walmart will hire approximately 30 associates to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open this summer in Independence... Wal-mart New Neighborhood Market #3504 Hickory, NC.... days ago - Walmart is planning its first Walmart Neighborhood Market store for the Tuscaloosa area.... The new Poplar Bluff Walmart Neighborhood Market is looking to fill 95 positions. The new store is set to open .... days ago - Walmart said Monday it plans to hire as many as 95 employees for a Walmart Neighborhood Market store opening this fall at Highway 164 and Coral Drive..... 6 days ago - San Angelo's first Walmart Neighborhood Market is making progress. The company ....

  • announced the signing of 40 MW PPA with French renewables company Akuo Energy, to purchase power from its upcoming wind farm in Texas. Walmart has agreed to purchase 40 MW of the output from the project’s first 95 MW phase over a period of 12 years.... The deal is expected to provide power to over 350 Walmart stores as well as distribution centers. It will help the company meet its corporate goal of procuring seven billion KWh of renewable energy globally by 2020.

  • Corporations are not in the business to save the world. That’s the job of people and responsible government...Walmart’s annual revenue of $500 billion exceeds the GDP of 86% of all nations on Earth....Walmart announced their sustainable chemistry policy for home and personal care products in September 2013....

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    Air Pollutants From Biomass Burning Exceeds Coal

    by m858 Mar 18, 2015 9:46 AM
    m858 m858 Mar 18, 2015 11:31 AM Flag

    every energy source has pollution trade offs.... There is an abundance of greenhouse gases below the surface of the earth, some of which mitigates towards the surface and into the atmosphere. These emissions tend to be higher near geothermal power plants. Geothermal power plants are associated with sulfur dioxide and silica emissions, and the reservoirs can contain traces of toxic heavy metals including mercury, arsenic and boron ....Construction of geothermal power plants can affect the stability of land. In fact, geothermal power plants have lead to subsidence (motion of theearth’s surface) in both Germany and New Zealand...

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