Thirty-six years after Wal-Mart was founded, an organized group finally went into Mr. Sam's neighborhood to make it clear that the will of the people was to drive Wal-Mart out of hometown America. That's what brought us to Bentonville.
The only thing worse than a chicken with its head cut off is one with its head in the sand. That was my initial reaction after reading Administrator Alfred Almanza's piece defending Big Poultry's push to dramatically increase line speed in our nation's plants.
In the coming days, you will hear the Ryan plan called "bipartisan." Supporters will try to sell it as a plan to "fix Medicare." But all the poll-tested words in the world will not change the fact that this budget is no different than the one the American people soundly rejected last year.
In responding to the State of the Union address, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels advocated the failed Republican policies of the past. But even more extreme than the plan he laid out last night is what he is trying to do in Indiana.
Unless last minute negotiations result in management backing off their demand that health care benefits be drastically altered, members of the United Food and Commercial Workers are ready to walk off their jobs.