stick this in your global warmers crawl.... remember, that the Earth’s coldest periods have usually followed excessive warmth. Such was the case when our planet moved from the Medieval Warm Period between 900 and 1300 A.D. to the sudden ‘Little Ice Age,’ which peaked in the 17th Century. Since 2,500 B.C., there have been at least 78 major climate changes worldwide, including two major changes in just the past 40 years.
By the end of this 21st Century, a cool down may occur that could ultimately lead to expanding glaciers worldwide, even in the mid-latitudes. Based on long-term climatic data, these major ice ages have recurred about every 11,500 years. The last extensive ice age was approximately 11,500 years ago, so we may be due
2.3 miles....average... So Milker, when you set about worring about pollution think a bit about what it would take to make a difference in that expance of water. Consider also, the amount of oil that must have leaked into the oceans as those vast resources were being deposited eons ago. Enviromentlists are at the top of my nutcase list.
that is a fact...A&Ps final belly up and buyout by a failing Ames on the east coast and layoffs in 146 stores that were ditched by Albertsons and Safeway and sold to Haggen. WHY! Why not? When you sell the same product at a higher price your fate is sealed. Only your final belly up date is uncertain.
now, ask them.
Shep I read the artical, I think Alice is putting us on. Good grief, If I understand correctly what a billion dollars is than I am certain Alice is funning us or maybe she is losing the sharp edge to age. Alices horse assets are worth about 2 milliom, that is .02 percent of a billion which Alice has more than 20 of, billions that is.
union backer cut funding and laid off its two most senior organizers... “What we understand is that UFCW has expanded their fight to include all retail workers,” said Mary Kay Henry, head of the Service Employees International Union...
After firing two top organizers of the Our Walmart campaign, the United Food and Commercial Workers union will focus on media tactics in an “aggressive new strategy.”
Obamba says to 60,000, bull...every hour worked should be paid....nonsense and thievery to declare a worker saleried so you can work them at no pay.
one, two days down, no matter what is decided. Then weeks up in relief, no matter what happens, that is as long as the solution gets Greece out of the daily headlines. Fact is, Greece is a extremely small component of world finance. The pile mentioned is the importance media attention has placed on Greece affairs.
equals opportunity and not for only those who attended the longest but earned opportunity.
Walmart is also revamping its management structure within stores, creating more manager and assistant manager positions. About 2,000 workers have already been promoted into the new jobs, said spokesman Kory Lundberg. Walmart anticipates adding about 8,000 additional managers this year.
according to M858.
Hourly wage of managers of departments such as clothing and consumer products will rise to $10.90-$20.71 from $9.90-$19.31.... Wal-Mart will also start paying store associates 10 percent more per hour when they are promoted, starting with their Aug. 13 paycheck, Wal-Mart spokesman Kory Lundberg told Reuters.
Walmart Starts Employees at $17.40/Hour in Williston, North Dakota
Of course Walmart has more tax lawyers preparing their return in conjuction with IRS officals who rule on every entry and action befor it is taken. Tax rules are applied to Walmart the same as to other multi national corporations. A study conducted by the UFCW found Wamart avoids taxes using forign substieries. Sure ?
The United States came in at 1.48% of retail sales, down slightly from 1.50%. The highest rates were recorded in Mexico (1.70% and China (1.53%). ..... In the United States, discounters (2.78% ), drug stores (2.16%) and grocery retailers (1.38%) had the highest shrink rates because of the widespread prevalence of organized retail crime and lower loss prevention spending for some of them, according to the study. Almost all types of retail stores in the United States were affected by dishonest employee theft and shoplifting.
employee theft outranked shoplifting as the biggest source of shrink, employee theft ranked first at 42.9%, with shoplifting next at 37.4%. .... fashion and mobile phone accessories, power tools, wines and make-up products ranked among the most stolen merchandise .... Per-household retail crime across the 24 countries surveyed ranged from $74 to $541. The annual cost of shrink to U.S. shoppers, as passed on from retailers, averaged $403 per household