Jackson, Mississippi Mayor Tony Yarber Says City Can ‘Pray Potholes Away’

Jackson is the capital of the state of Mississippi, and the largest city as well with a population of over 170,000 residents. Apparently those┬áresidents elected an interesting character in Mayor Tony Yarber, who seems to believe that some of the city’s infrastructure issues can be fixed for free – with the power of prayer. Seriously, […]

Corporate Greed Could Mean The End Of Wal-Mart’s Dominance

Goldman Sachs recently changed their advice on Wal-Mart stock from “buy” to “neutral,” and it wouldn’t be a surprise to me if they changed it to “sell” over the next few quarters. In fact, it seems like the heyday of the big box stores like Wal-Mart, Target and others may be coming to an end. […]

6 Stores You Can Feel Good About Shopping At Instead Of Wal-Mart

I’ve noticed that a lot of people like to complain about Wal-Mart and their business practices, yet they’ll often follow those grievances with “but I really don’t have anywhere else to go” as an excuse to shop there when it’s convenient. Sure, Wal-Mart is often really convenient when you need to buy bread, cheese, bullets, […]

Don’t Like Wal-Mart’s Policies? Here’s An Idea… Don’t Shop There!

This morning I had to run an errand up on 86th St. and Lexington Avenue. On the way, I stopped to get a mini bagel at a place on 86th and 1st. After waiting on the line for over 10 minutes, it was finally my turn to order. “Mini-bagel with cream cheese,” I said to […]