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Ted Buchanan April 21, 2014 at 04:47 pm
Who has even heard of these stores? Didn't Aaron Bros.go under in 1987? Who wants to take the timeRead More to hack into these accounts? Dummies that shop there don't have any money! Low-brow and low income customers who bring in their 5 screaming kids ( 4 are obese!) And their parents let them terrorize the rest of the shoppers. Free babysitting while Mommy orders an extra large Slushee for Remo and his ADD. Why ? Parents weren't parented either. Or its considered cute as Jr. has his meltdown with sticky chocolate fingers ! Count me out...
yourusmcboyelvises April 21, 2014 at 09:20 pm
you elvisees need to grab a par and march on the lilly house and drag those obummers and smoldens toRead More the streetskies for some real justskies. before icks too lakes.
Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 09:44 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actual few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in the population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment, justly applied, for infractions have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime/prisons is the goal if you THINK.
Merijane McTalley April 18, 2014 at 08:43 am
Agricultural area sandman.
trueconservative April 18, 2014 at 10:45 am
Maybe take it out by Homeland. I used to work by the Amy's Frozen Foods manufacturer in Santa RosaRead More and it stunk so bad when you went out side you would want to puke. Until you work or live by that foul smelling stuff you have no idea. Someone should invent how to catch the horrible smells before it leaves the buildings.
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 11:51 am
Perhaps the only solution would be to have it made outside the USA. and have the company import it,Read More problem solved. Most Americans dont like these odors that burn the eyes etc. but they are getting accustomed to ordering them in restaurants that specialize in certain ethnic foods, then they can leave eating establishment and not have to smell it anymore. I used to live near people from india that cooked with curry all the time and had to keep my clothes in plastic bags as everything in the home reeked from the Oder all the time. They were nice people but never understood why Americans found fault with their cooking smells. Perhaps this is the case here with sriracha.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
mark April 18, 2014 at 05:23 am
When taxes are imposed on various industries then to stay in business the prices increase on theRead More consumer! Obamacare , gas taxes, payroll taxes, tolls, the proposed soda and candy tax , your tobacco tax is 75% of what the product really costs! Commercial Property tax increases! Do you people see what's going on here? This country is being destroyed by the Democrats! It is starting to resemble The a Soviet Union! We should change the name of this country to the USSA!
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 12:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 11:57 am
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
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Papa Justin Oakley April 10, 2014 at 09:44 am
Uh, no family got $1.1 billion. "Owners of some 16 million Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehiclesRead More would be eligible for payments and safety updates that would vary depending on their vehicle and its age."
Alek J Hidell April 10, 2014 at 09:48 am
In the case of the California Highway Patrol officer, Toyota paid $10 million to settle his case butRead More did not admit fault for the crash which killed him and his family. Toyota also paid $1.1 billion to settle purely financial claims with customers who claimed that the safety defects decreased the value of their Toyota, Lexus, and Scion vehicles......
Lowe's will pay various counties throughout California $18.1 million for mishandling hazardous waste. Patch file photo.
NOFX April 3, 2014 at 10:53 am
Although most of Lowe's employees are good people and hard working, Lowe's refuses to hire or evenRead More interview those with a college degree, it is laughable. Lowe's is just a typical corporation with some sick CEO who's motto is probably "money is everything."
Steve April 3, 2014 at 11:11 am
Money isn't everything, but it rates right up there with oxygen, the rest you can keep 'em for theRead More birds and bees.
Warren April 3, 2014 at 08:26 pm
Why did the state wait SIX years to file a suit if they knew Lowes was dumping hazard material???
Photo: U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Libi Uremovic March 24, 2014 at 05:24 pm
'...The products from the Fresno-based company were distributed through Arizona, California, Nevada,Read More Washington, Guam and Canada...' -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- that's amazing that they would ship such a cheap product to quam and canada....
Alek J Hidell March 10, 2014 at 12:48 pm
the answer is to tax the CHURCHES. And tax the BUSINESSES THAT ARE OWNED BY THE CHURCHES. ArsenalRead More wouldn't work if they taxed him at 90%, but he thinks the rich would. Idiot!
ChrisG March 10, 2014 at 01:11 pm
@mad, who do you think funds innovation and jobs? Do you think that magically happens? Look at anyRead More of the failed communist countries and see how their jobs programs supported their citizens. I guess jeff kleiner is back. Let's see how long til his next meltdown gets him banned again.
BLUESGUITAR777 March 10, 2014 at 01:12 pm
@Mad Arsenal - "...and will move America FORWARD."Read More ___________________________________________________________ ... into Communism.
Home Depot plans to hire 80,000 for its spring selling season. Patch file photo.
Alek J Hidell February 14, 2014 at 04:56 am
I don't see how hanging around in front of Home Depot getting glared at by Guatemalan illegals showsRead More any ambition.. other than tempt you to break into cars...Home Depot does drug testing and won't hire ex-cons either. You guys keep dreaming.
desertpatriot February 14, 2014 at 08:20 am
@alek: i believe home depot will hire "ex-cons" to work the graveyard restock shift asRead More long as they are up front with their past
my comment February 15, 2014 at 02:51 am
Always PO'd, easily one of the funniest comments I've ever seen in patch. Ty for the laugh haha