Showing posts with label Walmart. Show all posts
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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Notations On Our World (Special Weekly Edition): On #Brexit; @realDonaldTrump, #Dorian & #Guns

It has been quite a weekend in our World as the UK Prime Minister lost his parliamentary majority as a member of the Conservative Party defected to the Liberal Democrats--the dramatic scene as Phillip Lee crossed over to the Liberal Democratic Benches was quite a scene as the UK Prime Minster was making a statement on the G7 to the British House of Commons.     There is a debate going on as we went to press on a move to stop a no-deal Brexit--here is an update on the latest link as our Live Broadcast POD featuring SkyNews will also have the latest.   The US Vice President came out in support of Boris Johnson during a visit to Ireland.    This is as Italy averted an election as the Five Star Movement struck an agreement with the Center-Left.

President Trump has also had quite a month as well on Twitter with his latest attack lobbed against the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.       Susan Glasser of the New Yorker captured it that we received through our Nuzzel Feed:

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The New Yorker – Susan B. Glasser – Sep 3, 6:28 AM
President Trump ended August as he began it, with a blast of angry tweets, ad-hominem insults, and bizarre fulminations that have become so standard that they no longer receive the attention they deserve—emanating, as they do, from the…
We have also been on the prowl on Hurricane Dorian as it wrecked havoc on Barbados and continues to set its' sight on Florida--here is the latest as we also understand that Disney is due to shut down its' parks within the next couple of hours.   We have also been assessing the on-going drama of the elections in Israel with 16 days to go as the Polls continue to be as tight as ever with former Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman the apparent Kingmaker.     The on-going challenges with Iran is also a focus of ours as Iranian Factions continue to fight it out.     Our Twitter Team will continue to assess it on an on-going basis.  

As we went to press here, though, this very crucial development was received here in our Virtual Newsroom courtesy of the team at the Washington Examiner as Walmart made a crucial decision in the aftermath of the latest shootings in Texas.   We believe that t will be a a bottom up approach to stem the tide of Gun Violence:  
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Walmart announced Tuesday it will end the sale of handgun ammunition, a decision that comes as the retail giant faced pressure to curb gun and ammunition sales in the wake of a shooting at its store in El Paso, Texas.
In an open letter to Walmart associates, CEO Doug McMillon said that the store plans to discontinue sales of short-barrel rifle ammunition and no longer sell handgun ammunition. The Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer will also no longer sell handguns at its stores in Alaska, marking a complete exit from the handgun market.

Never a dull moment in our World.....