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Wal-Mart vs. the Mob

Joseph64 Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 8:52 AM
and the independent place stays open year after year in spite of having McD's and BK as neighbors. The little guy CAN compete with the big chains, but most would rather not do the work necessary and go out of business so they can become one of the victim class.
Black Friday always brings out the worst: long lines, short tempers and random outbreaks of shoppers' rage. This year, Big Labor will ratchet up the Strikesgiving tension with professional grievance-mongers and workers picketing at 1,000 Wal-Mart stores nationwide.

Attention, Wal-Mart directors: Mob appeasement never works. They've tried repeatedly to stave off union thuggery through political "partnerships" and capitulation. It has failed and failed and failed.

As you may recall, the discount retail giant shocked many observers in 2009 when it announced it was embracing the principles of President Obama's federal health care mandate. The nation's largest private (and non-union) employer was...