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0 Comments December 17, 2012

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” To this day, especially in times of “disaster,” I remember my mother’s words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are […]

Candid Camera: Trove of Videos Vexes Wal-Mart – WSJ.com

0 Comments May 28, 2009

Flagler videos capture a side of Wal-Mart we all suspected was there: Among the revealing moments: A former executive vice president and board member challenges store managers in 2004 to continue his work opposing unionization. Male managers in drag lead thousands of co-workers in the company’s corporate cheer. In another meeting, managers mock foolish or […]

Some things never change…

0 Comments January 24, 2008

While googling Illyria, Ohio, I came across this gem of a 19th century NY Times story: A SEVEN YEARS’ PURSUIT.; IN ABANDONED WIFE CAPTURES HER FAITHLESS HUSBAND. July 14, 1881, Wednesday Walter W. Winton, alias William Winthrop, son of the President of the Second National Bank of Scranton, Penn., was before Justice Bixby yesterday on a […]