The Muskegon Streetcar Riot of 1919

Americans like to riot, for better or worse. Better when there’s a just cause, worse when it’s over sports, or pumpkins. With mass media though, a single burning gas station can be looped for hours, giving the impression of mass chaos, as was the case in Baltimore, when in fact that uprising was timid in… Continue reading The Muskegon Streetcar Riot of 1919

Walmart Stores Closing Due to Pipes Full of Lies

File this one under: ‘not buying it’. This week it was reported that five Walmart locations across the US are closing for up to six months due to “plumbing problems“. Some 2,200 employees were fired in the process. Most were notified only hours earlier. The big box retailer is notorious for running mainstreet American mom-and-pops out… Continue reading Walmart Stores Closing Due to Pipes Full of Lies