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Ten Things Americans Stopped Buying

No Comments 28 July 2014

Fox and Friends have a list of ten things consumers in America have stopped buying. America is just not the clean-shaven, gun-buying, soda-drinking, Chef Boyardee-eating place it used to be. For a variety of reasons—including but not limited to increased health consciousness, the harried pace of modern-day life, and plain old shifting consumer preferences,—Americans have scaled [...]

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Sarah Palin Channel Launches

No Comments 28 July 2014

Those who follow Sarah Palin now have the chance to see her even more with the announcement she has started an internet television channel. Sarah Palin is returning to her roots in low-budget television–but this time, she’s  on the web, the focus is American politics, and she owns the network. The Sarah Palin Channel launched [...]

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Dollar Tree To Buy Family Dollar

No Comments 28 July 2014

Will this be good for consumers? Do you shop at Dollar Tree, Family Dollar or both? The story from the Wall Street Journal. Dollar Tree Inc. said it will acquire Family Dollar Stores Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal that values the discount retailer at about $8.5 billion. via Dollar Tree to Buy Family Dollar for [...]

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Healthcare Seeks Up-front Payments From Patients

No Comments 26 July 2014

Yes, healthcare is a changing. A health care system in the La Crosse area is asking patients to pay in advance. Novel idea if people had the money in this great economy to pay for part of their healthcare.  Gundersen Health System in La Crosse has initiated a new payment system in which patients are [...]

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Family Feud At Grocery Store Chain

No Comments 26 July 2014

Remember the 1 percenter protests? How about the  10/10 protests over the minimum wage? We have seen a lot of worker revolts and protests but this seems a little odd. Industry analysts say worker revolts at non-union companies are rare, but what’s happening at Market Basket is particularly unusual because the workers are not asking [...]

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Gunfight At Pennsylvania Hospital

No Comments 26 July 2014

When will people start looking at mental illness more closer?  Authorities are attempting to determine why a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex in a Philadelphia suburb and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the patient had concerns about him. via Police seek motive behind gunfight between [...]

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Marquette’s Blueberry Festival Big Success

No Comments 26 July 2014

Blueberries, blueberries and more blueberries were talk of Marquette Friday with the annual Blueberry Festival. The stroy from The Upper Michigans Source. MARQUETTE — Downtown Marquette was flooded with people on Friday for the 13th Annual Blueberry Festival. “We come every year, we enjoy it” said Sharon Petrella, a local festival-goer. “It is just a carnival [...]

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Burglar: Don’t Shoot Me! I’m Pregnant

No Comments 26 July 2014

Sad story. You have to wonder? Andrea Miller and Gus Adams (left) were busy burglarizing 80 year old Tom Greer’s home when Greer walked in, catching them in the act. But Miller and Adams had no problem overpowering the elderly Greer. They knocked him to the floor, breaking his collar bone, and beat him until they [...]

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Michael Moore Owns 9 Homes?????????????

No Comments 25 July 2014

Nothing here, move along. How does this happen? We wonder if the liberal left knows about this story? Does the liberal left really care if Michael Moore, champion of the left, owns 9 homes? We thought he was a champion for the poor and downtrodden. Can we say hypocrisy????????????????? Who is anti-capitalist?  According to the Detroit News, [...]

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Box-Office Slump, Hollywood Slump

No Comments 25 July 2014

Tinseltown seems to be having problems. It seems box office receipts are down this year.  Less than six weeks before Labor Day, hopes for recovery at the North American summer box office have evaporated. The season is expected to finish down 15 to 20 percent compared with 2013, the worst year-over-year decline in three decades, [...]

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