“Wal-Mart … they come in, tear down good jobs. No pensions, very little in the way of benefits, and my members aren’t going to stand for it,” said Anthony Speelman, an official with the city’s Grocery Workers’ Union. Go To Site

A Washington Examiner evaluation of Walmart's employee healthcare plan rated it superior to and more affordable than Obamacare... What's more, Walmart's network of doctors dwarfs Obamacare's. “You will notice there are 9,837 doctors [under Obamacare]. But the larger network is 24,904 doctors. Go To Site

Unfortunately, many top-rated hospitals included in the Walmart plan – such as the Mayo and Cleveland Clinics – are left out of most Obamacare exchange plans... Go To Site

Liberal, Narrative, Oops, Jobs

Washington, DC is two weeks away from ribbon-cutting ceremonies for its first two Walmarts. For the stores’ 600 available jobs Walmart has received 23,000-plus applications—38 per job.

Liberal, Narrative, Oops, Jobs

The announcement, to be made in a speech in New York by William S. Simon, the president and chief executive of Wal-Mart U.S., represents among the largest hiring commitments for veterans in history. Company officials said they believe the program, which will officially begin on Memorial Day — May 27 this year — will lead to the hiring of more than 100,000 people in the next five years, the length of the commitment.

Liberal, Funny, Brilliance, Narrative, Academia

UNIVERSITY PARK – The presence of big-box retailers, such as Wal-Mart, K-Mart and Target, may alter a community’s social and economic fabric enough to promote the creation of hate groups, according to economists. The number of Wal-Mart stores in a county is significantly correlated with the number of hate groups in the area, said Stephan Goetz, professor of agricultural economics and regional economics, Penn State, and director of the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development.

Environmentalist, Liberal, Crime, Violence, Terrorism, Vandalism

The Earth Liberation Front, a radical group, has claimed responsibility for about $25,000 in damages to equipment at a Wal-Mart Supercenter construction site in Martinsville, the F.B.I. said. The group has claimed responsibility for similar incidents throughout the country for more than 10 years.

Incitement, Union

The union supporters using the crosshair image is named Wal-Mart Free D.C. and is trying to prevent a Walmart from being built in D.C.