Thursday, September 10, 2020
We live in the United States of Amnesia; and the political establishment and media have been taking advantage of this for decades to rig elections and the economy in their own favor. However, they're taking it to a bizarre extreme with the Biden/Harris ticket trying to portray them as progressives, then shaming anyone that points out their record.
The propaganda coming from the mainstream media has been getting steadily worse for years, if not decades; and, as anyone that understands the fundamentals of propaganda it's increasingly clear that mainstream media is almost all propaganda with little or no educational material. One of the most basic fundamentals of propaganda is that "a lie repeated often enough becomes the truth," or at least it seems to, especially if it's not challenged. The mainstream media repeats the same basic ideas over and over again rarely challenging them, but when they do challenge them it's only briefly, often with appeals to emotion to reinforce their propaganda then quickly forgotten.
Another important fundamental of propaganda is recognizing where the majority of the public gets their news that they use to make important decisions, and in most cases, it's almost certainly TV, with a minority that's more likely to get their news from news papers or on the internet, some of those that recognize how bad traditional media is rely more on alternative media. Unfortunately the majority of the public probably doesn't pay that much attention to the media at all, so even if they do recognize that mainstream media is biased, they may not check with alternative media outlets.
Since five corporations control over 95% of the media they have the opportunity to provide obsession coverage for the candidates they support giving them name recognition, which progressive candidates that actually support many issues favored by the majority of the public can't get. This year a majority of the public almost certainly never even heard of Howie Hawkins, who supports many policies favored by the public; the same thing happened in 2012 and 2016, with slightly more people hearing about Jill Stein, but they were given the impression that she didn't have a chance, partly because she was rarely even mentioned in the polls.
The way democracy is supposed to work is the public has an opportunity to hear about all the issues and candidates so they can choose the one that best represents them, and agrees with them on the issues. The way our system works is candidates supporting corporate interests get obsession coverage and put out contradictory claims about their positions on the issues, saying one thing in front of one audience and a different thing in front of another audience, guaranteeing that, if elected they will have to break promises to at least one segment of the public, often the majority. The false claims are often repeated over and over again while the truth is only reported in a lower profile.
This was made incredibly obvious with several Memes, either for Bernie Sanders, or with him out of the race, Howie Hawkins, which show the vast majority of the public support about twenty policies, many of which have already passed in other countries with higher quality of life, supported by both Bernie Sanders and Howie Hawkins, yet opposed by virtually all establishment candidates, including Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton. Several of these Memes are backed up with sources showing the polls like Polls With Citations: Americans Want Bernie’s New Deal For All 07/26/2019 which is almost identical to the one below and I checked them for another one in Bernie Sanders Has informed Grassroots Support; Others Have Media Propaganda!
Both Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton oppose almost all of these policies overwhelmingly favored by the public; with the only exceptions being protecting the right to abortion, in some polls supporting the right to same sex marriage, although both opposed this in the past, and if they added support for some reasonable gun control, that would be three. This is less than 20% of the leading issues people are concerned about; and, except for legalizing marijuana almost all, if not all the other issues involve rigging the economy in favor of their campaign contributors! We would have to go back at least thirty or forty years to find any major nominees that supported the policies favored by the public, although some nominees may have done a better job pretending to support them during the campaign, especially Barack Obama, but once in office he showed that he never supported these policies nearly as much as he pretended, and by 2012 it was clear that he broke his promises to the public so he could keep promises to campaign contributors.
How can we possibly nominate two candidates every four years that oppose the vast majority of policies overwhelmingly favored by the public?
For the most part they keep discussion of issues to a minimum, spending far more time covering polls or other shallow things, and when they do the coverage of issues on television, where most people get their news is incredibly bad. And of course, as I already said they give an enormous amount of obsession coverage to the candidates they favor, without checking facts hoping that we won't either.
If that isn't enough, which included both the 2016 and 2020 Democratic primaries, they cheat! I went into this much more in Epidemic 2020 Election Fraud Again and another article from 2016 Some of these voter suppression tactics were even reported on mainstream media; however, they didn't compile all the stories reporting a handful at the local level, and often spinning it to downplay the importance; and, of course, quickly forgetting about these problems after the primaries are over. But the best reporting came from alternative media outlets which did a far better job covering the subject. There's little or no doubt that our election process is a tragedy and a farce.
I'm certainly no fan of Donald Trump, but at least the traditional media is covering a lot of his flaws which are serious, so I don't worry about putting more emphasis on that; but most people may not know that Joe Biden is just as bad, sometimes worse, despite rhetoric that often sounds better. The vast majority of the public may not be able to tell where Joe Biden and Kamala Harris stand on many issues, because most of their record is only reported briefly and forgotten while deceptive propaganda is repeated over and over again. Fortunately there are a few good sources compiling the data on the internet one of them points out 25 Reasons Joe Biden Isn’t Necessarily ‘Better Than Trump’ 03/08/2020 and includes sources for most if not all of them; and Debbie Pinard has reposted a list of Joe Biden's history or positions as well as 18 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Kamala Harris’s Record; these don't have sources; however, I've checked them all and provided a long list of sources below. I also did a review of Joe Biden's record earlier in the campaign, at a time when I thought there was little or no chance that he could get the nomination, becasue his record was so bad, and his campaign wasn't much better, and reported on it including his racist background in Joe Biden Really Was Taken Off The Trash Heap.
The closer you look at both of their record the worse they look! There's no doubt they're both catering overwhelmingly to Wall Street with the intention of rigging the economy as bad as Donald Trump and worse than Barack Obama, although Obama was pretty bad, he did a better job pretending to serve the interests of the working class, at times. Joe Biden supported the Iraqi war and many others as well as sales of arms around the world despite a long history of many of the weapons our country have sold being turned against us, including arming Saddam Hussein, the mujaheddin, which became Al Qaeda and the Taliban, Noriega, both sides of the Syrian war and more tyrants that I can list here.
Even on the issues that he now agrees with the majority of the public on, listed above, he opposed them in the past, including voting to allow states to overturn Roe v. Wade. He rigged the economy in favor of banks, credit card companies and deprived students of any opportunity to seek protection from bankruptcy, even though they're the victims of predatory lending and price gouging from colleges. He vowed to veto Medicare for all, even during the pandemic despite the fact that it works much better in many other countries, and almost 70% of the public and 88% of the Democrats that allegedly nominated him, assuming you ignore cheating on his behalf, support it. He has nothing but contempt for voters who question him, on several occasions yelling at them telling them to vote for Trump. If he had to earn votes there's no way he would be doing this, and with this kind of behavior it only adds to the evidence that the primary was rigged.
Perhaps one of the worst thing he did was support various crime bills and the Patriot Act, which he often took the lead in writing as well that led to massive incarceration and rapidly eroded many of our rights. He calls on tough on crime policies but only when those committing crimes are working class people, not his own relatives or campaign donors. Kamala Harris is as bad, if not worse on her get tough on crime policies. she often looked the other way while police framed suspects and prosecutors withheld evidence that could exonerate many innocent people to advance her career, or worse helped them do it. In one of the worst cases, San Francisco was stuck with a $13.1 million legal bill, yet she didn't investigate either the police or the prosecutors that were responsible for it, nor does she prosecute police for killing people, even in the most extreme cases. The same goes for white collar crime, including Steve Mnuchin, who donated to her campaign while he was involved in epidemic levels of fraud in the foreclosure crisis, and she didn't prosecute or even investigate him. There's little or no chance that he could have been approved in Trump's cabinet if she had held him accountable for his epidemic levels of fraud.
Both Biden and Harris, as well as Trump and many other establishment politicians clearly think laws are only for the working class, not their political allies.
Joe Biden has claimed that he wants to reform many of the outrageous policies that created mass incarceration and contributed to the big problem with police shooting and killing over a thousand people every year, far more, even on a per capita basis, than any other wealthy country in the world; however his recent ads denouncing violent protests, on both sides, although he puts more emphasis on Trump supporters, without acknowledging the fact that most of them have been peaceful, and in many cases the vast majority of the violence came from police, nor is he trying to hold any police accountable for the shootings or violent clamp down on peaceful protesters. Instead he wants to give them more money without credible offers to address social problems before they escalate and lead to confrontations with police.
Good research is far better than Memes of course; but this one gets right to the point and the basic idea is based on good research, some of which I've covered in past articles.
It's almost out of the question that this election is hardly going to change anything and that Biden is far more like Trump than his own constituents, and even if you think that he's the lesser evil, which I'm not so sure of; a vote for him is a vote to support the oligarchy and make it appear as if this election has some legitimacy. It may be virtually out of the question that Howie Hawkins will win, but even if so, a vote for him shows that you're not falling for the same exact scam every four years.
Voting Green alone isn't going to solve all these problems or end the rigging of elections and the economy; however, it can be a part of bigger solutions. For many things have been getting bad for years, of not decades; although people living in suburbs often don't know how bad it is for others, even if many of them are have their own problems. We've been having an increase in massive protests for decades, including the uprising in Wisconsin, followed by a couple years of the Occupy Wall Street movement, which is still going on, even if it's not at it's peak and many other protests, including Black Lives Matter, which gets the most attention. These protest have had far more impact, at least at the local level, then voting.
That won't be enough either unless many more people join in, which might happen if things crash even worse. The question is how bad does it have to get before the Sheeple wake up and stop falling for scams from the oligarchs? Alternative media, protests and other efforts have to be part of the solution but we can't allow the oligarchs to control all powerful institutions indoctrinating us to accept a slow but steady decline, which could rapidly escalate, almost without warning to a total collapse.
Another reason not to vote for Biden may be that he isn't really the lesser evil at all, despite Trump's rhetoric and outrageous things he's done. Trump recently expanded a drilling moratorium off the coast of Florida and surrounding states, created a moratorium on evictions until the end of the year, which will be difficult to end in the winter, although there are problems with it, especially for small landlords; and even called out the military for fighting wars to increase profits for weapons manufacturers. He's being demonized for this by the mainstream media and he's also guilty of this himself; however many antiwar activists have known for decades that this is exactly what they've been doing as I pointed out recently in Arming The Enemy For Permanent War! and an older article that shows that Democrats are just as bad, Obama, Kerry arm sales maintain permanent state of war!
San Francisco Is Paying For Jamal Trulove’s Wrongful Conviction. Will Kamala Harris? 07/02/2019
After Being Framed For Murder, ‘Last Black Man In San Francisco’s Jamal Trulove Speaks On George Floyd, Producing Docu On Integrated ’72 USC Trojans Football Team, & Docu-Series On His Own Six-Year Prison Ordeal 06/01/2020
The following is a long list of additional sources, including those for each of the claims made by Debbie Pinard and her sources, which all proved to be accurate:
Joe Biden Is Falling into Donald Trump’s Law-And-Order Trap 09/04/2020
Julian Assange like a hi-tech terrorist, says Joe Biden 12/19/2010
Trump launches unprecedented attack on military leadership he appointed 09/08/2020 "I'm not saying the military's in love with me -- the soldiers are, the top people in the Pentagon probably aren't because they want to do nothing but fight wars so that all of those wonderful companies that make the bombs and make the planes and make everything else stay happy," Trump told reporters at a White House news conference.
Trump to expand oil drilling moratorium for Florida 09/08/2020
Trump administration announces nationwide eviction moratorium through end of the year 09/01/2020
The Trump Administration Just Barred Most Evictions—And Created New Problems For Both Landlords and Tenants 09/02/2020
Biden launches massive “law and order” ad campaign 09/03/2020
Joe Biden’s Long Career as a Deficit Hawk Will Come Back to Bite Him 01/21/2020
Joe Biden let police groups write his crime bill. Now, his agenda has changed. 06/08/2020
What Martin Luther King Jr. Really Thought About Riots 09/06/2020
25 Reasons Joe Biden Isn’t Necessarily ‘Better Than Trump’ 03/08/2020
Debbie Pinard: Joe Biden wrote the 1994 Crime Bill and still defends it. He wrote the Omnibus Counterterrorism Act, later became the Patriot Act. (Close to three dozen more reasons to oppose Joe Biden) So there you have the facts about Joe Biden.~ Bibi Bowmen 08/25/2020
Fact-checking Biden's claim the '94 crime bill didn't cause mass incarceration 05/15/2019
Biden defends crime bill amid criticism from Democratic foes and Trump 06/06/2019
The Many Occasions Joe Biden Took Credit For Writing The Patriot Act 09/10/2015
In Which Joe Biden Brags About Having Written The Patriot Act 07/22/2020
2006 Clip of Joe Biden's Opposition to Gay Marriage Surfaces 07/29/2020
He voted for the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
Behind Joe Biden’s Evolution on L.G.B.T.Q. Rights 06/21/2020 In 1996 he voted against gay marriage. Joseph R. Biden Jr. voted for the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996, blocking federal recognition of same-sex marriages.
Joe Biden’s Legislative Record Anything but Progressive 05/01/2019 Well that act you just referred to, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, was the repeal of Glass-Steagall and just to remind people, Glass-Steagall was a Depression era, a New Deal era, really piece of legislation that separated investment banks from commercial banks. It meant what it really meant was that banks couldn’t gamble with your money, your money and mine. So that, you know, all money in the bank is protected by the insured thanks to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. And Glass-Steagall meant that they couldn’t then go off and take our money and sort of make bets with it, which had been going on in the run up, to the Great Crash. (In 1999 he repealed Glass Steagall Act.)
HR 3162 - USA Patriot Act of 2001 - Voting Record In 2001 he voted for the Patriot Act. passed 98 to 1 with Russell D. 'Russ' Feingold the only one voting against it.
Joe Biden championed the Iraq war. Will that come back to haunt him now? 02/17/2020
Biden’s Record on Iraq War 09/10/2019 Twice in the last five weeks, Joe Biden has claimed that despite voting to authorize military force against Iraq in 2002, he opposed the Iraq war from “the moment” it began. That’s not accurate, and Biden now says he misspoke. (Joe Biden lied repeatedly about changing his mind early; there are numerous video-clips of him continuing to defend his decision years later long after it was known there were no weapons of mass destruction and they knew it ahead of time.)
How Biden helped create the student debt problem he now promises to fix 12/02/2019 The former vice-president and 2020 presidential hopeful backed a 2005 bill that stripped students of bankruptcy protections and left millions in financial stress
He supported raising the retirement age.
Joe Biden’s Role in the Student Debt Crisis Dates to the 1970s 01/07/2020
Biden advocated for social security cuts for forty years and tried to cut it FOUR times, 1985, 1994, 2007, and during the Obama years; supported cutting medicare, medicaid and veterans benefits, FOUR times, you can access videos of him bragging about it.
Joe Biden advocated cutting Social Security for 40 years 08/17/2020
Joe Biden Has Advocated Cutting Social Security for 40 Years 01/13/2020
Joe Biden on Social Security: 6 Things You Should Know 05/31/2019 Raising the full retirement age has been on the table before (again, he's a centrist)
He supported the Kline-Miller Pension Act, a bill that cuts union pensions.
Critics lament Joe Biden's support for a bill leading to Teamsters pension cuts, after he hosted his campaign kickoff at Pittsburgh Teamster hall 04/30/2019 The Kline-Miller Pension Act allows multi-employer pension plans at risk of failure to reduce pensioner benefits to as little as $13,000 a year.
He has a rating of D- by Greenpeace due to his support of fracking, oil and gas extraction and the building of new fossil fuel infrastructure.
Bernie Soars and Biden Stumbles in New Greenpeace Ranking of 2020 Candidates’ Climate Platforms 05/30/2019
He held fundraisers with union busting lawyer, Steven Cozen.
Attorneys From Union-Busting Law Firms Are Supporting Biden 01/31/2020 At least five of Biden’s bundlers — individuals who have raised at least $25,000 — are connected to union-busting firms.
He took $200,000 speaker fee to help elect Republican candidate, Fred Upton.
Of Course Joe Biden Supported a Republican in a $200K Speech 01/23/2019 Biden is a different kind of Democrat: the kind who lavishly praises Republicans who are fighting for reelection.
He voted for the telecommunications Act of 1996, deregulation of media industry; this enabled media corporations to consolidate into only six oligarchs controlling over 95% of the media. In order for honest candidates to be viable they must get name recognition first; by simply refusing to cover candidates not catering to Wall Street these six oligarchs ensure they never get name recognition, effectively rigging most elections so only those they support are viable.
S. 652 (104th): Telecommunications Act of 1996
Democracy in Peril: Twenty Years of Media Consolidation Under the Telecommunications Act 02/11/2016
Speak Out for Media Democracy Why isn’t the FCC doing its job? 03/09/2003
He voted to repeal Glass Steagall, leading to financial crisis.
Joe Biden Serves Wall Street, Not Main Street 02/23/2020 Supported the elimination of protections that limited Wall Street speculation. Biden helped to eliminate protections against financial industry speculation thereby creating conditions that exacerbated the Great Recession of 2008. In 1999, Biden voted for the Financial Services Modernization Act, which repealed the Depression-era Glass-Steagall law barring banks from owning securities and insurance businesses. One of Biden’s largest contributors MBNA lobbied for the repeal of Glass Steagall and he delivered. Glass-Steagall created a wall between commercial banks and investment banks. Workers and small businesses use commercial banks to deposit their money in federally guaranteed checking and savings accounts. Glass Steagall prevented banks from transferring these federally guaranteed deposits to their investment banking operations that focused on high risk and speculative investments.
He voted against expanding a child care tax credit.
In 1981, Joe Biden Took A Lonely Stand Against Expanding A Child Care Tax Credit 07/26/20219
He voted in favor of a 700 mile long border wall with Mexico.
Here’s a Video of Joe Biden Sounding a Lot Like Trump 05/10/2019 “Folks, I voted for a fence . . . Some of you won’t like it, I voted for 700 miles of fence.”
He voted for NAFTA.
Democrats itching to take down Biden over free-trade past 05/02/2019
Biden’s Nafta Vote Is a Liability in the Rust Belt 05/14/2019
He voted to let states overturn Roe v. Wade.
When Joe Biden Voted to Let States Overturn Roe v. Wade 03/31/2019
He supports the Hyde Amendment, flipping for the sake of the campaign.
Joe Biden supports Hyde Amendment, splits from 2020 Dems on abortion measure 06/05/2019
Joe Biden Denounces Hyde Amendment, Reversing His Position 06/06/2019
He worked to undermine the ACA coverage of contraception,
Joe Biden Worked to Undermine the Affordable Care Act’s Coverage of Contraception 06/05/2019
He pushed for the job killing China Trade bill.
Will Biden's Trade Policy Record Come Back to Haunt Him in Midwest? 03/06/2020 "I helped lead the opposition to these agreements, Joe Biden supported those agreements," said Sen. Bernie Sanders. "And that is a fundamental difference about our approach toward the trade union movement and towards the needs of working people." .... "In terms of the coming general election we don't have to predict what [President Donald] Trump will be saying about Joe Biden, because he is already making those attacks. Trump—who won Michigan, who won Wisconsin, who won Pennsylvania—made one of his major campaign tenets his opposition to NAFTA and PNTR [Permanent Normal Trade Relations ] with China," said Sanders.
He backed the TPP. While in the Senate or White House he supported this; once running for president in 2020 he reversed himself, initially hedging but after seeing strong opposition opposed it, at least for the duration of the campaign.
Joe Biden Won’t Say If He Backs the Trade Deal He Helped Sell 06/26/2019
If he runs, Biden would be only Dem backing Asia trade deal 10/07/2015
He opposes cannabis legalization.
The Marijuana Superweapon Biden Refuses to Use 07/06/2020 Legalizing marijuana is extremely popular. So why won’t Joe Biden embrace the idea?
Biden’s opposition to marijuana legalization is at odds with most Americans’ views 05/18/2020 A majority of Americans, especially Democrats, support legalization. Biden doesn’t.
He supported extending Bush tax breaks for the 1%. The 2013 Biden-McConnell “Fiscal Cliff” Deal Shows Why the Next President Needs a New Approach to Taxes 01/15/2020
Wikipedia: Bush tax cuts Administration officials like Vice President Joe Biden then worked to convince wary Democratic members of Congress to accept the plan, notwithstanding a continuation of lower rates for the highest-income taxpayers.
He promoted the war on drugs.
The Untold Story: Joe Biden Pushed Ronald Reagan to Ramp Up Incarceration — Not the Other Way Around 09/17/2019
How Joe Biden’s Policies Made the Opioid Crisis Harder to Treat 05/23/2019
Joe Biden’s Drug War Record Is So Much Worse Than You Think 02/26/2019
He plagiarized part of his “climate plan” from fossil groups. Biden has an incredibly long record of repeatedly plagiarizing on many occasions.
Accused of Plagiarism, Biden Campaign Admits Lifting 'Carbon Capture' Section of Climate Plan From Fossil Fuel-Backed Group 06/05/2019
Plagiarism charge hits Biden climate change plan 06/04/2019
Joe Biden's Plagiarism Problem 07/23/2020
Joe Biden's lengthy history of fabrication, plagiarism and racial controversy 08/21/2020
"Nothing will fundamentally change,” were Biden's words to his rich donors if he is elected. 6/19.
Vowing Not to 'Demonize' the Rich, Biden Tells Billionaires 'Nothing Would Fundamentally Change' If He Was Elected 06/19/2019
Joe Biden’s controversial comments about segregationists and wealthy donors, explained 06/19/2019
Joe Biden Just Made a Big Promise to His Wall Street Donors 07/23/2020
Voted with Clinton to end welfare.
A Racist Narrative’: Biden Warned of Welfare Moms Driving Luxury Cars 08/29/2019
Opposed measures to allow consumers to sue for price fixing.
Joe Biden, Neoliberal 08/07/2018 In 1979, after receiving donations from Coca-Cola, Biden cosponsored and voted for legislation that let the soft-drink industry get around antitrust laws. The same year, he voted against a measure before the Judiciary Committee to expand consumers’ rights to sue over price-fixing — one of only two Democrats to do so. As the Wall Street Journal reported, one of the companies lobbying against the bill, DuPont, was based in Biden’s home state.
Bill Backing Antitrust Suits Gains 05/09/1979 Senator Biden said later that he had voted for the bill last year only so that the committee could report it. “I never was committed to the bill,” he said.
Opposes universal health care/Med4All.
Joe Biden Says He Would Veto a Medicare-for-All Bill as President 03/10/2020
The coronavirus crisis hasn't changed Joe Biden's mind on 'Medicare for All' 03/30/2020 "Single payer will not solve that at all," he said Monday. Bernie Sanders begs to differ.
Biden Defends Undying Allegiance to For-Profit Healthcare During Interview With Dying Medicare for All Advocate Ady Barkan 07/10/2020
Biden suggests he would veto ‘Medicare for All’ over its price tag 03/10/2020
He didn't just compromise with segregationists, he fought for their cause in schools. Joe is a racist to the core, always has been.
Joe Biden didn't just compromise with segregationists. He fought for their cause in schools, experts say. 06/25/2019
Letters from Joe Biden reveal how he sought support of segregationists in fight against busing 06/28/2020
He repeatedly lied about marching in the civil rights movement.
2 truths and 31 lies Joe Biden has told about his work in the Civil Rights Movement 01/29/2020
That Time Joe Biden Knowingly Lied About Marching in the Civil Rights Movement 06/04/2019
Ahead of South Carolina Vote, Joe Biden Faces Questions Over Claims of Civil Rights Activism 02/14/2020
Joe Biden Has Reportedly Lied For Decades About Marching In The Civil Rights Movement 06/04/2019
He repeatedly lied about being arrested in apartheid South Africa.
Biden Adds a Claim to His Biography: An Arrest in South Africa 02/21/2020
Joe Biden drops claim he was arrested seeing Mandela 02/26/2020
He won't commit to reducing the prison population.
Joe Biden Won’t Commit To Reducing The Prison Population By A Percentage Target 06/04/2020
‘Lock the S.O.B.s Up’: Joe Biden and the Era of Mass Incarceration 06/25/2019 He now plays down his role overhauling crime laws with segregationist senators in the ’80s and ’90s. That portrayal today is at odds with his actions and rhetoric back then.
He’s a paid hack for the credit card industry.
Biden’s Record Serving Credit Card Companies 03/02/2020
How Biden Helped Strip Bankruptcy Protection From Millions Just Before a Recession 10/23/2019
Biden's Cozy Relations With Bank Industry 08/25/2008
'Middle-class Joe' cozied up to credit card companies and made filing for bankruptcy harder 04/18/2019
MBNA paid Hunter as Joe Biden backed bill 12/16/2019
He flip flops on his long held support for the death penalty now that he's running for president.
Former death penalty proponent Biden flip-flops as federal cases advance 07/29/2019
Biden appears to be softening his stance on the death penalty 06/20/2019
So there you have the facts about Joe Biden.~ Bibi Bowmen
Biden Swims Naked, Upsetting Female Secret Service Agents, Book Claims 08/01/2014
Lawsuit filed after Secret Service admits to destroying records over Biden altercation with Secret Service Agent 09/04/2020
Judicial Watch Files Suit after Secret Service Admits to Destroying Records Related to Alleged Biden Altercation with Secret Service Agent 09/03/2020
Flashback: Former Joe Biden Secret Service Agent: We Had to Protect Women From Him, ‘Weinstein Level Stuff’ 03/29/2020
Visual representation of Corporate Democrats vs. the Left. 09/04/2020
Biden and Trump Unveil Dueling Law-and-Order Ads as Both Eye Swing States 09/02/2020 Joseph R. Biden Jr. will travel to Kenosha, Wis., on Thursday and his campaign has unveiled a new television ad condemning the rioters and looters that have vexed some American cities as he races to cut off President Trump’s efforts to define the Democrats as the party of lawlessness. (No solutions for police shootings.)
Joe Biden’s Budget-Cutting Dogma Is a Threat to Public Health 03/16/2020
How Joe Biden will use federal funding to support public schools 06/26/2020
Trump exploits Biden’s charter school silence 09/06/2020
Fact-check: Does Joe Biden want to end school choice? 07/20/2020
Your fact-checking cheat sheet on Kamala Harris 08/13/2020
Debbie Pinard: 18 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Kamala Harris’s Record copied from Corey Seigworth 08/24/2020
18 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Kamala Harris’s Record
1)Kamala Harris blasts then take money from Epstein’s law firm for the 2020 campaign.
Kamala Harris Blasts, Then Takes Money From Jeffrey Epstein’s Law Firm 07/15/2019
2) Despite “over a thousand violations of foreclosure laws by Mnuchin’s bank, “Refused to prosecute OneWest and CEO Steve Mnuchin for criminal conduct. Mnuchin donated $2,000 to her senate campaign – the ONLY campaign to which he donated.
Kamala Harris Fails to Explain Why She Didn’t Prosecute Steven Mnuchin’s Bank 01/15/2017
Harris Was Only 2016 Senate Democratic Candidate to Get Cash From Mnuchin 02/14/2017
3) Firm proponent of civil asset forfeiture even before charges are filed.
Luis Alejo, Kamala Harris back asset seizure before criminal charges 02/23/2015
Cops and Robbers, All Rolled Into One 07/24/2017
4) In 2010 judge declared that Harris had violated defendants' rights by hiding damaging information on a police lab technician, and Judge said that she was “was indifferent to demands that it account for its failings”
Judge rips Harris' office for hiding problems 05/21/2016
5) In 2015 blocked gender reassignment surgery for a transgender prison inmate.
Inmate who won order for sex reassignment surgery recommended for parole 05/21/2015
6) As DA pushed for a statewide law to charge parents with misdemeanors of children play truant, affecting low-income communities.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris Promotes Bills to Reduce Truancy 03/11/2014
7) Resisted efforts to have her office investigate police killings.
Kamala Harris takes measured approach to probing SF cop shootings 06/01/2016
Black men killed by police – what did Kamala Harris do about it? 08/06/2019 At the same time, Harris, the state’s first black attorney general, steered clear of the legislative brawls over bills on policing, including what became a groundbreaking law to curb racial profiling. Harris also rejected pleas by civil rights activists to investigate deadly police shootings of young black men in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Kamala Harris should take bolder action on police shootings, civil rights advocates say 01/18/2016
8)Opposed efforts to reform three strikes policy disproportionately affecting black men. NY Times
Arguing Three Strikes 05/21/2010 But on three strikes, Cooley will run to Harris’s left. (She didn’t support his 2006 proposal, though she is one of the prosecutors who, on a case-by-case basis, refrains from seeking a life sentence for some nonviolent three-strikers.) It’s a reminder of how far the prosecution of Gregory Taylor, the homeless man who broke into the church, has taken Cooley from the expected comfort zone of a prosecutor.
9) Worked to keep an innocent man in jail, even after serving a decade in prison for a crime he didn’t commit.
Kamala Harris’s controversial record on criminal justice, explained 08/12/2020 Or consider Harris’s handling of appeals for release by innocent people in prison. In one case, her office argued against Daniel Larsen, who was proven innocent by the Innocence Project, because, Harris’s office claimed, he filed his petition for release far too late after a legal deadline. The court disagreed, allowing Larsen’s release in 2013
EXCLUSIVE: 'Kamala ruined my life, a lot of lives.' Wrongfully convicted man who spent nearly 20 years in prison - including the notorious Pelican Bay - after then DA Harris sent his case back to trial says she's an 'opportunist' 08/19/2020
10) Defended a prosecuting attorney who inserted a false confession into an interrogation transcript.
Prosecutors protect themselves first: Column 03/08/2015 When the trial judge found out, charges against the defendant were dismissed. Incredibly, the State of California, via Attorney General Kamala Harris, decided to appeal the case. The state's key argument: That putting a fake confession in the transcript wasn't "outrageous" because it didn't involve physical brutality, like chaining someone to a radiator and beating him with a hose.
11) Went after “Backpage,” an online classified website used by sex workers, putting them in harm's way, and challenging the first amendment free speech rights.
Backpage CEO's arrest hurts free speech and sex workers' rights, advocates say 10/07/2016
California judge rejects pimping charges against website heads, citing free speech 12/10/2016
12) Fought a Supreme Court ruling, fighting to oppose release of nonviolent offenders.
Federal judges order California to expand prison releases 11/14/2014 Most of those prisoners now work as groundskeepers, janitors and in prison kitchens, with wages that range from 8 cents to 37 cents per hour. Lawyers for Attorney General Kamala Harris had argued in court that if forced to release these inmates early, prisons would lose an important labor pool.
How Kamala Harris Fought to Keep Nonviolent Prisoners Locked Up 07/30/2020 The state submitted a proposal that involved relocating inmates to fire camps to fight wildfires, and preventing out-of-state prisoners from being returned. But upon review, the three-judge panel found that that still left California’s prisons some 4,170 prisoners over the hard limit. ...... in late 2014, lawyers from her office claimed that nonviolent offenders needed to stay incarcerated, lest they lose bodies for fire camps in the wildfire-plagued state, as Jackie Kucinich of the Daily Beast reported.
Kamala Harris office sought to keep inmates locked up so that California could use them for cheap labor 02/11/2019 “Extending 2-for-1 credits to all minimum custody inmates at this time would severely impact fire camp participation — a dangerous outcome while California is in the middle of a difficult fire season and severe drought,” lawyers from Harris’s office wrote in a filing. .... The judges rejected the argument. (These inmates are being trained to fight fires, yet on their release they're not allowed to become real firefighters with full pay because of their felony convictions. There's little or no concern about justice or rehabilitation, just using them for cheap labor and advancing her political career.)
13) When the Supreme Court decided that “California's overcrowded prisons represented cruel and unusual punishment”, Attorney General Harris fought a ruling ordering California to release some of its prisoners, refused to release non violent offenders referring to Governor Gerry Brown as her client.
Kamala Harris: No Friend to Criminal Justice Reform 01/12/2018
14) As California AG she defended State Death Penalty Laws; She “urged the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a lower court decision invalidating the state's death penalty.”
Kamala Harris defends California's death penalty 12/01/2014
15) Opposed police body cameras
How Kamala Harris’ record on police body cameras fits into the 2020 debate on criminal justice 04/12/2019
16) Defended a murder conviction even though her office presented false testimony.
Kamala Harris Was Not a ‘Progressive Prosecutor’ 01/17/2019 The senator was often on the wrong side of history when she served as California’s attorney general.
17) Kamala Harris supported the 2008 San Francisco policy that reported arrested undocumented juveniles to ICE.
Kamala Harris supported 2008 San Francisco policy that reported arrested undocumented juveniles to ICE 02/11/2019
18)Refused to back marijuana legalization while jailing black men for it.
Kamala Harris Stays Mum On Pot While GOP Challenger Backs Legalization 08/05/2014
Tulsi Gabbard Takes Kamala Harris To Task On Marijuana Prosecution Record 07/31/2019 “There are too many examples to cite, but she put over 1,500 people in jail for marijuana violations and then laughed about it when she was asked if she ever smoked marijuana,” Gabbard said.
Kamala Harris Talks 2020 Presidential Run, Legalizing Marijuana, Criminal Justice Reform + More 02/11/2019 Kamala Harris admitted to smoking marijuana on The Breakfast Club; as Tulsi pointed out she put over 1,500 people in jail for doing the same thing, yet she faced no accountability, either for smoking it, assuming you think it should be illegal, or for putting all those people in jail, assuming you think it's relatively harmless and should be legal.
A play-by-play of Kamala Harris admitting she smoked weed 02/13/2019 Shorter version of just the part of the interview where she admits smoking weed in college, laughing about it claiming she listened to musicians that weren't famous until after she was out of college. This clip also mentions several other politicians who admitted to doing drugs, yet were not prosecuted, and some of them supported prosecution of others that did the same thing they did.
Kamala Harris Packed California Prisons With Pot Peddlers 02/14/2019 At least 1,560 people were sent to state prisons for marijuana-related offenses between 2011 and 2016
Kamala Harris Dodges Question About Marijuana Criticism From Tulsi Gabbard 08/01/2019
Joe Biden gets into a heated arms control debate with the auto worker in Detroit 03/10/2020 “You work for me, man,” the worker says to Biden when the tone clears again. “I don’t work for you,” said Biden. “Give me a break, man. Don’t be such a horse …”
Biden “your a damn liar” “I don’t work for you!” 07/11/2020 Closed caption phrases it slightly different, but the point is the same.
Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, and the Limits of Representation 08/26/2020
Fact check: Did Kamala Harris block evidence that would have freed inmates? 07/31/2020
Kamala Harris: Drug Warrior, Vice Cop, Draconian Prosecutor 09/0/2020
Tulsi Gabbard Calls Kamala Harris a Drug Warrior and Dirty Prosecutor. She's Right. 07/31/2019 Harris says she's proud of her record, "but I am deeply concerned about this record," said Gabbard. "There are too many examples to cite, but…she blocked evidence that would have freed an innocent man from death row until the courts forced her to do so. She kept people in prison beyond their sentences to use them as cheap labor for the state of California. And she fought to keep cash bail system in place that impacts poor people in the worst kind of way." ......
Gabbard told Harris that the people who "suffered under [her] reign" were owed an apology. "The bottom line is, when you were in a position to make a difference and an impact in these people's lives, you did not. And worse yet, in the case of those who are on death row, innocent people, you actually blocked evidence from being revealed that would have freed them until you were forced to do so. There's no excuse for that." (Kamala Harris acted with self-righteous indignation at these claims, but did not refute them, since they were backed up by evidence.)
Man behind bars 2 years after judge orders release 08/21/2012
Reason.com: Kamala Harris Reason is funded by the Koch Brothers, or the surviving one, and they have a conservative bias; however, they make some very good points about Harris which can be confirmed elsewhere.
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Walmart had at least nine more shooting last month, with three of them fatal killing four people, two of those people were teenage brothers killed in the same incident. Two of those were officer involved shootings where they killed a man with a rifle or gun. All but one of the shootings resulted in injuries; two of them were accidental with the shooter hitting himself. There were at least eleven additional gun related crimes. At least three of them were armed robberies, and half of them were arguments, often petty, that led to people pulling guns, others may have been possession of illegal guns.
In addition to the four people killed in shootings there were six bodies found on the premises, including another two older brothers found no more than a day or to from the brothers killed in a shooting; two deaths as a result of automobile accidents, one that took place four months ago and he died from the injuries this month; and a thirteenth death as a result of a stabbing. Most of the bodies found at Walmart don't involve what the police consider foul play, although the two brothers might be an exception. This isn't their highest death toll, but it's in the top ten, if not top five for a month.
Another long letter was found in Walmart merchandise from an abused worker claiming she was wrongfully convicted and forced to do slave labor for decades. There have been dozens of these letters found over the years, a few have proven to be legitimate, and a couple were proven to be faked to draw attention to a legitimate problem with slave labor or abusive sweatshops. Officially Walmart and other large organizations say they have standards to prevent abuses like this; but their standards almost never work; and they routinely lobby against policies that enable human rights organizations to check the factories to prevent abuse. Oligarchs lobby for "free trade zones" where scrutiny is virtually nonexistent, trade laws allowing them to constantly move their factories any where they want without tariffs to take advantage of sweatshop labor and lack of environmental regulations, and trade secrecy laws that make accountability impossible.
There's no doubt that their industry standards are for propaganda purposes only, and that they want plausible deniability. Furthermore, when they shut down almost all American manufacturing and ship them to places where they could suppress wages the most, driving wages down at home and abroad, they eliminated efficient factory direct options that were far more efficient than our current system, which ships subsidized cotton half way around the world to take advantage of slave labor before shipping it back through complicated distribution system.
The reason for our economic system isn't efficiency or because it delivers the best quality at the lowest price; it's because it allows centralized oligarchy control of every thing enabling the wealthy to take a cut out of everything and squeeze both consumers and workers.
Another correctional officer was caught shoplifting from Walmart, and immediately lose their job; if they abuse prisoners or if police abuse civilians the unions fight tooth and nail to protect their jobs no matter how strong the evidence, but if they commit petty theft against oligarch, they get fired quickly. They had another customer cause a panic by making dangerous threats and causing an evacuation, a third was jailed for pouring chemicals on a woman.
A large amount of Walmart insanity continues to be about the pandemic including more "COVIDiots" giving "Covid Hugs" and taking temper tantrums about new policies, with one customer saying Walmart workers served "Satan." One Walmart worker claimed she was fired for reporting noncompliance with health measures, another one was involved in fraud for using funds intended to go for prevention, and a Colorado Walmart was accused of not sanitizing all the carts after someone filmed them. Both supporters of masks and opponents of them have started fights over them; and there's exaggeration in both directions driving people crazy.
In addition to the two people killed in accidents there were at least fifteen more major automobile crimes including at least four of five stolen vehicles, one which crashed, and four or five police chases, one involving a stolen vehicle. It's not uncommon for these police chases to be over petty theft, although at least one of them this month was for a bigger theft. One of their security guards, who also happened to be a local councilman, was almost hit by a shoplifter that tried to run him over and was charged with attempted murder; another security guard, at a different store, hit a man then lied about it. There were several more crashes and at least one more hit and run, along with a robbery of a woman who gave someone a ride to Walmart.
In addition to the fatal stabbing there were at least three more knife related crimes including an assault on an officer, another threat to a customer, and a stolen knife. In some cases when armed robbers commit their robberies, if they don't have a weapon they steal it. There were also several fires, including one arson, a small fire and a much bigger one just across from Walmart.
They also had a robber who rode his bike right into the store to steal alcohol and get out quick; purse thefts, drug busts, dognappers, assaults on workers, customers and cops, and, of course bomb threats. Walmart wouldn't be the same without bomb threats, but they're almost all fake, so they often don't pay much attention. Police refuted a child abduction claim, and I didn't see any reports of real child abduction cases; but they're more common than the fake one, often with two or three each month, although I don't recall many since the pandemic began, related or not. There was another story of a missing person that may be far more serious; he was last seen at Walmart and may have gotten into a vehicle with a stranger.
Walmart had at least four recalls or public health alerts, one of onions because of salmonella; this was expanded to include salads which contained the onions, apparently it sickened more than 500 people, although the figure may be much higher if others were unaware of it and didn't report their sickness; another for peaches, also part of a salmonella outbreak; and a health alert for taquito, which may have sickened people, although they avoided calling it a recall.
PETA scheduled at least three protests based on new disclosures showing that egg producers were abusing chickens, and that they were held in dirty conditions, which may impact the safety of the products. Walmart was involved in at least five major law suits including two that were settled for large amounts, one about discrimination and another about overcharging for meat. Many of the people that were overcharged may not even know they're entitled to refunds though. At least two other new suits were filed against them and they're constantly bickering with towns across the country to lower their tax bills, despite the fact that part of the way they drove businesses out paid higher taxes. Walmart has proven to be a major drain on local cities having to shift the tax burden elsewhere, due to their political power, occasionally bankrupting the. Raytown Missouri is one of the most extreme cases, where they negotiated lower taxes, wiped out businesses paying higher taxes, and had increased crime at their store, which the town couldn't afford to police.
Walmart already has partnerships with dozens, if not hundreds of other larges oligarchs, and they're creating at least three more with Casinos, Yahoo, and TikTok. There should be no doubt that the so-called "free enterprise" system, where companies compete against each other was eliminated years, if not decades, ago and it's been replaced with an oligarchy system with little or no accountability. They also have top management coming and going that previously worked for other oligarchs or are leaving Walmart to work with other oligarchs, with a clear conflict of interest, showing that jobs at the top are reserved for a small percentage of elites not necessarily based on merit or looking out for customers or workers best interests.
One shoplifting suspect who tried to steal almost $1,000 worth of DVDs said he did so because "a lot of people get away with it," which sounds funny, and appears to be an incredibly lame excuse; however he's right! People have been walking out of Walmart with entire shopping carts full for years, thanks to their corner cutting and poor store design among other things. There were a couple other stories just this month about one man that walked out with five TVs and another where "Bold thieves" stole thousands of dollars of electronics from three Tennessee Walmarts. They often get caught on camera and police search for them after the fact, but many more almost certainly go unnoticed. Tax payers get stuck with a large portion of the bill to chase these people down and keep them in jail, yet they don't ask Walmart to stop their corner cutting or bear the price.
Another man broke in to Walmart after they were closed wearing a plastic bag on his head presumably as a disguise; but he didn't seem to plan very well, since he removed it several times, probably on camera, possibly so he could breath or see better. A few teens drank part of juice bottles before putting them back on the shelves. This has happened numerous times before, and most of them probably went unnoticed and were never reported in the media.
Another snake that may have been close to six feet long went shopping at a Texas Walmart. I still don't see why they don't welcome business from animals, but they had him removed from the premises.
Animals, including snakes rarely do as much damage as people including one that went through Walmart wearing only his underwear and his face-mask, punching a Walmart employee and one other person and stripping down to his birthday suit before he was done.
Walmart also had "a godly man" who was outraged that he was asked to wear a mask or leave, yelling at employees saying, “Get back on your highway to hell, and get out of a godly man’s face!” ..... “Are you exercising your rights as a private company to take away my rights?” and “Please return to your service of Satan in your ignorant belief you are right.”
My best guess is that even many religious people and opponents of masks don't think this is the way to respond. What kind of God wants people bickering over many things so petty, and can't find the time to say this isn't what he meant?
Strange things happen at Walmart!
In 2006 Wake Up Walmart did a study, "Is Walmart Safe?" based on incidents in 2004, (PDF) about crime at Walmart which showed that it increased when Walmarts opened up and that crime was higher at Walmart than at other retailers. Since then Walmart Shootings began compiling a list of gun related incidents at Walmart and demonstrated that they have a large number of them, including on average more than one shooting per week somewhere in the country; now after counting them for several years that average is over two per week. In January of 2014 another study, "Rolling Back Prices and Raising Crime Rates?" provided additional statistical research indicating that Walmart might be contributing to higher crime rates or at least a slowing of the decline in crime. The study found that. “on average, communities with Walmarts had 17 more property crimes and two more violent crimes per 10,000 people than those communities without Walmarts.” I reviewed this more in Walmart’s crime problem, Rolling Back Safety more than prices? where I explained that although this study is helpful they could have done better with additional data that is available and I reviewed some of that. I also added my own review about why I think that Walmart policies have been contributing to higher crime in a previous blog, Walmart high crime rate continues un-investigaterd and have provided additional information under the author tag Walmart Crime Watch.
Stacy Mitchell has also compiled a list of other studies about Walmart and how they impact society, Key Studies on Big-Box Retail & Independent Business. To the best of my knowledge Walmart has done as little as they seem to get away with, often relying on rhetoric that isn't backed up with action, when it comes to addressing any of their critics concerns, including crime. One of the responses they’ve come up with is what they call "Restorative Justice" which gives first time shoplifters a chance to avoid being arrested or any criminal record if they take an on line course which costs $400 up front or $500 in payments, plus perhaps, reparations. This has been part of the privatization process and often denies suspects of the due process or access to a lawyer, perhaps even intimidating and extorting from some people that might not even be guilty. Walmart seems to be trying to find a way to turn crime into a profit making situation instead of looking for the most effective ways to reduce it. Making Change at Walmart is asking If you or someone you know has gone through @Walmart's "Restorative Justice" program for first-time suspected shoplifters, send us a DM. 03/30/2017 to ensure that it isn’t doing more harm than good. I did my own review of this program as well at Walmart’s “Restorative Justice” Endangers Public Without Reducing Crime. The following are a list of incidents that occurred in August 2020. According to the "Is Walmart Safe?" the average store in their sampling had 250 incidents per year indicating that these are only a fraction of the crime reports at Walmart, and presumably, the ones most likely to make the news on the internet nationwide. This isn't statistically representative, as the 2006 or the "Rolling Back Prices and Raising Crime Rates?" study or some of the studies cited by Stacy Mitchell; but it does provide some additional information that may help recognize how many problems there are at Walmart.
Walmart Top News https://twitter.com/Christarchist/status/1201201707100917761 Giant Snake Found Slithering Through Walmart
Tx. Walmart Shoplifter caught thanks to distinctive ‘I pooped today’ t-shirt he wore to go stealing 08/01/2020
Police issue charges following brawl at Columbia Tenn. Walmart 08/01/2020 At least five people have been charged with disorderly conduct after participating in a brawl at Walmart in Columbia. Four women and two unidentified minors will face charges after a violent confrontation that occurred in the makeup aisle of the local store July 16.
Walmart temporarily closes Alabama store following COVID-19 cases 08/01/2020
Woman Faces Charge Following Fist Fight Over Social Distancing At Colorado Springs Walmart 08/01/2020
Letter: Man's poor decisions led to arrest at Pa. Walmart 08/02/2020
Teen confesses to starting fire that closed Alabama Walmart 08/02/2020
'Hits home a little harder:' Families mark one year since El Paso Tx. Walmart shooting 08/02/2020
Demonstration for John Crawford III to take place at Beavercreek Ohio Walmart 08/02/2020
Jasper Ind. man accused of stealing over $700 in merchandise at Walmart 08/02/2020
Authorities trying to identify 2 men involved in theft at Canyon Tx. Walmart08/03/2020
5 Pa. Walmarts To Offer Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing 08/03/2020
Walmart Fund donates to West Virginia food programs 08/04/2020
Former NJ Walmart worker sues, says she was fired for reporting social distancing violations 08/04/2020 Ejonte Gilyard, a customer service manager at the store, says she was fired after reporting that the store violated its social distancing rules.
Missouri Walmart security officer pays for carts full of back-to-school supplies 08/04/2020
Rep. Blanco against death penalty for accused El Paso Tx. Walmart gunman 08/04/2020
Desert Storm veteran finds niche as Walmart associate in Prescott Valley Ariz. 08/04/2020
Possible public exposure to COVID-19 at Madison County NY Walmart 08/04/2020
Mississippi Walmart closed until Friday for cleaning, stocking 08/05/2020
Sevierville Tenn. Police searching for person of interest after woman photographed in Walmart restroom 08/05/2020
Taylorville Ill. Walmart employee tests positive for COVID-19 08/0/2020
COVID-19 cases force temporary closure of SW Albuquerque NM Walmart 08/06/2020
Welcome to the trucking life, RV drivers 08/06/2020
Man convicted after Burbank La. Walmart scissor debacle back in Aug. of 2019 08/06/2020
Tenn. Walmart manager goes bald (and blue) for Children’s Miracle Network 08/06/2020
Toledo Ohio man pleads guilty to theft from Kohl's, Walmart 08/06/2020
Third man arrested in connection with theft at Potsdam NY Walmart 08/06/2020
March held outside Ohio Walmart where police fatally shot man holding BB-gun in 2014 08/05/2020
Birmingham Alabama PD: Scene clear after suspicious package found at Walmart of Parkway East 08/07/2020
Cibolo Tx. police pitch in to buy man new bike after his was stolen at Walmart 08/08/2020
Walmart lingerie theft suspect charged by Pa. cops after public IDs him 08/07/2020
11 Parenting Fails That Only Happen At Walmart 08/07/2020
Police Look For Person Who Used Stolen Credit Card at Walmart in Norwalk Conn. 08/0/2020
Winnipeg Canada Walmart employee tests positive for COVID-19 08/10/2020
Women nabbed at Summerfield Wal-Mart scanning Kool-Aid packets instead of merchandise 08/10/2020
Man steals more than $5,000 in AirPods from Walmart: Avon Ohio Police Blotter 08/10/2020
Precautions against looting taken at Ill. Walmart 08/10/2020
Man steals cash from wallet found at a Fort Smith Arkansas Walmart before turning it in 08/10/2020
Police investigate alleged sexual assault of juvenile at Vienna WV Walmart 08/10/2020
Walmart in Bloomington Ill. closes temporarily after storms 08/10/2020
Hawaii Man, Air Conditioner and a Fla. Walmart Theft 08/11/2020
Police: Employee at Lebanon Pa. Walmart helps elderly woman avoid becoming scam victim 08/10/2020
Tickets for Walmart Drive-in movie experience sold out in Pittsburgh Pa. area 08/10/2020
Greenfield Wisc. Walmart Shoplifter Said 'Crack Helped Him Do It': Cops 08/10/2020
Person Took TV Off Lacey NJ Walmart Shelf, Tried To Get A Refund 08/10/2020
Summerfield man popped for stealing at Fla. Wal-Mart says he was being ‘stupid’ 08/11/2020
Man arrested after repeated brazen Tx. Walmart shopliftings 08/11/2020 Walmart employees reported to police that a suspect had walked out the door with a shopping cart full of items. Other times, he would load up a store dolly and walk out, without being questioned. It was learned that the unknown male was then selling the items online.
Quick-Thinking Fla. Walmart Employee Recognizes Thief from Picture Hanging in Store 08/11/2020
Lewisburg WV Police respond to incident at Walmart 08/11/2020
Woman Arrested After Stealing From Ind. Walmart 08/11/2020
Jackson County Fla. deputies looking for man who exposed himself in Walmart 08/11/2020
Spotsylvania man charged with illegal picture-taking in Fredericksburg Va. Walmart 08/11/2020
Woman wanted for theft at Shreveport La. Walmart 08/11/2020
Laredo Tx. police: Serial Walmart thief arrested 08/11/2020
Suspect in Walmart purse snatchings booked in Escambia County Fla. 08/12/2020
Greeley Colorado Walmart Temporarily Closed 08/12/2020
Roberto Hipolito Gets 120 Days In Jail Over Minn. Walmart Car Fire That Killed 6-Year-Old Ty’rah White 08/12/2020
Deputies: DNA ties Collier County man to sexual assault, robbery in Fla. Walmart parking lot 08/12/2020
Idaho Falls man arrested for Walmart burglary 08/12/2020
Manitowoc Wisc. Woman Caught Stealing Automotive Items from Walmart 08/12/2020
Walmart Home Office employees to work remotely through January 08/13/2020
Gov. Abbott visits El Paso Tx. on its deadliest day of virus pandemic, also pays tribute to Walmart victims 08/13/2020
Letter: Thanks Walmart for trying to keep us safe, but .... 08/13/2020 Walmart response appears to be a form letter ignoring specific concern.
Police look to identify Pa. Walmart theft suspects 08/13/2020
Jackson Tenn. police investigate shoplifting at North Walmart 08/13/2020
Most Walmart stores to start closing 10 p.m.; some stores to continue closing at 8:30 p.m. 08/14/2020
Rumor Of Sex Traffickers At Brick NJ Walmart Unfounded, Police Say 08/13/2020
Police probe NC Walmart bomb threat 08/15/2020 NASHVILLE — Police are investigating a Friday bomb threat reported at the Walmart Supercenter in Nashville NC.
Fall River woman claims she was followed by a man at Walmart in Swansea Mass. 08/14/2020
Accused Summerfield Fla. Wal-Mart thief had heroin in his vehicle 08/15/2020
Man pleads guilty to disorderly conduct in York Va. Walmart flag burning case 08/15/2020
Woman admits have drugs found after theft at Mattoon Ill. Walmart 08/15/2020
Dog locked in Dodge minivan outside food entrance at NY Walmart 08/16/2020
Theft by fraud at Fla. Walmart 08/17/2020
Nashville NC police seek Walmart bomb threat caller 08/18/2020
Not-so-dynamic duo allegedly steals woman's purse at Pa. Walmart 08/17/2020
Thief forces his way into closed Woodhaven Mich. Walmart auto garage, takes off in damaged Silverado 08/17/2020
Racine woman allegedly attempted to steal over $380 of baby formula from Wisc. Walmart 08/17/2020
Pandemic-induced spending spurs sales at Home Depot, Walmart 08/18/2020
Walmart provides $10,000 grant to help Nitro WV Fire Department 08/18/2020
Walmart temporarily closes Ruben Torres Blvd. Brownesville Tx. store 08/18/2020
Prison ordered in Walmart shoplifting and arson case in Lake Geneva Wisc. 08/18/2020
Walmart shopper claims assault when accidently struck by customer’s shopping cart: Strongsville Ohio Police Blotter 08/19/2020
Report: Man snatches wallet at Gulf Breeze Fla. Walmart 08/18/2020
Man who started fatal fire in Walmart lot in Fridley gets six-month sentence 08/18/2020 If he abides by probation, the felony convictions will be reduced to misdemeanors.
Attempted theft in Walmart parking lot on Greenway Drive Jackson Mississippi 08/19/2020
Man Arrested After Stealing From Ind. Walmart 08/18/2020
Woman gets probation for Pa. Walmart theft 08/18/2020
Daly City man sentenced in Ca. Walmart embezzlement 08/18/2020 A Daly City man was sentenced Friday to 120 days in county jail and three years probation for embezzling more than $100,000 from Walmart.com while working for the company, according to the San Mateo District Attorney’s Office. Michael Richard Ibarra, 26, will also have to pay restitution to Walmart in an amount not to exceed $81,585.91.
Woodhull woman arrested for stealing over $200 worth of merchandise at NY Walmart 08/19/2020
Clyde woman charged with burglary after incident at NY Walmart 08/20/2020
Both Casper Wy. Walmart locations closed due to public safety threat 08/18/2020
Lubbock Tx. Walmart Evacuated, Reports of Gas Leak 08/20/2020
Man wanted for La. Walmart theft 08/20/2020
Gallatin Tenn. police search for Walmart shoplifter 08/21/2020
Reading man held for court in videotaped Wyomissing Pa. Walmart arrest case 08/21/2020
Infamous Kansas Walmart parking lot pole removed 08/21/2020 A yellow pole at the south side of the Walmart Supercenter parking lot in Pittsburg that became notorious after multiple collisions with it by vehicles driving through the lot was removed Friday, the day after it was hit yet again. It remains unclear whether the pole will be relocated or permanently removed from the lot.
Two women charged in separate crimes at Henderson Ky. Walmart 08/21/2020
OKC couple wanted for child sex crimes spotted in Florida Walmart 08/21/2020
Detroit Lakes Minn. police quash rumor about sexual predator at local Walmart 08/24/2020
Deputies: Watertown woman stole $276 worth of merchandise from NY Walmart 08/23/2020
Parent: Young girl grabbed at checkout line at Hendersonville Tenn. Walmart 08/24/2020
Cottage Grove Minn. Walmart Evacuated After Bomb Scare 08/24/2020
Bedford Woman Arrested After Stealing From Ind. Walmart 08/24/2020
Blotter: Salisbury NC man banned from Walmart charged with stealing detergent 08/24/2020
Naugatuck Conn. Police Seeking "Spicy" Walmart Shoplifter 08/25/2020
Man disguises himself as Walmart employee to steal TV: Mayfield Heights Ohio Police Blotter 08/20/2020
Felon steals from Tenn. Walmart with 9.5 grams of various drugs and several weapons in his pockets 08/25/2020
Oolitic Woman Issued Summons After Stealing From Ind. Walmart 08/24/2020
Help Winter Haven Fla. Police Identify Woman Who Steals Items from Walmart 08/25/2020
Man suspected in Culpeper Va. Walmart shoplifting flees store on child’s scooter 08/26/2020
Man accused of taking upskirt photo at Danbury Conn. Walmart 08/26/2020
Storm Lake man sentenced in Iowa Walmart Molotov cocktail incident in Dec. 2019 08/25/2020
Did a Walmart Customer’s Change Get Donated Without Consent? 08/25/2020
Jury sides with injured man against Walmart 08/27/2020 A jury has awarded a Raytown Missouri man $450,000 in damages for injuries he sustained while visiting his local Walmart Garden Center in 2018.
Pa. State police seek suspected Walmart shoplifters 08/2/2020 State police are seeking information on a couple who are accused of shoplifting more than $700 worth of items from the White Township Walmart store, fleeing the scene in a minivan with a Michigan license plate. The incident happened at 11:45 on August 15th.
CLUNE WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER INCIDENT AT INDIANA PA. WALMART 08/27/2020
Abilene Tx. Police Department's Bomb Squad called to south Walmart 08/26/2020
Letter: Minn. Walmart entrance difficult for elderly, handicapped 08/26/2020
60 Walmart stores in Texas and Louisiana are temporarily closed because of Hurricane Laura 08/27/2020
Miami woman wins $1 million at Walmart 08/27/2020 Florida Lottery scratch-off pays big
Police pursue WV Walmart shoplifting suspect into wooded hillside 08/27/2020
Walmart hires a new general counsel for international business 08/27/2020 Walmart has hired Deborah Vaughn to lead the retail giant’s international legal work as senior vice president and general counsel, international. Vaughn previously held a similar position with Kimberly-Clark for the manufacturer’s operations in the Asia Pacific region.
Man charged with petty larceny, accused of theft at NY Walmart 08/27/2020
Nashville man caught taking $50 in items from Tenn. Walmart attempts to run off 08/28/2020
Walmart on Walton Street closes early on Saturday in Rockford Ill. 08/29/2020
Two arrested for drug possession in Circleville Ohio Walmart parking lot 08/29/2020
Real estate firm fires #Lady3Pesos after confrontation at Mexico City Walmart 08/29/2020 The woman was nicknamed #Lady3Pesos on social media after she launched into an expletive-laden classist tirade against security personnel who refused to let her enter the store with her child, a policy clearly stated at the entrance of the store in order to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Pair Suspected Of Shoplifting Video Games, High-Priced Calculators From Dixon Ca. Walmart 08/31/2020
Man who pulled gun during mask argument at Fla. Walmart not facing charges 08/31/2020 Court records show that the State Attorney's Office didn't file charges against Vincent Bruce Scavetta, saying that although there was probable cause to arrest him, the current evidence doesn't prove all the "legally required elements" of the crime he's accused of and isn't sufficient enough to support a criminal prosecution.
Pa. Department of Health to change COVID-19 testing hours at 9 Walmarts 08/31/2020