Tag Archives: King Sooper

‘revenge’ for WHAT?

Before my misguided stint in the Air Force ‘National Lampoon’ had a ‘revenge’ issue and on the cover showed a stereotyped Saudi being punched in the face. And the revenge was all about the Gulf kingdoms (and Mexico, and Cuba … Continue reading

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I don’t know why I read this shit, really, but I do…

Maybe it’s all the time I spent in the woods, mountains, deserts and creek bottoms. You take notice of everything around you or something will eat you. It’s the Law of the Forest. But on a Gossip Newspooper at the … Continue reading

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A brief conversation at King Soopers back in November

Some kid (early twenties, maybe 30) saith unto me “What a day! We’ve got a president who isn’t a politician and legalized pot!” He seemed to be under the affluence of incohol but that doesn’t mean much. The important bit … Continue reading

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The Queen can’t name her own successor, get it right.

One of the few good things coming from the Cromwell Regime civil war in England was the Union Constitution. That’s the “British Empire” as represented by the Union Jack flag. Their constitution was much more liberal than that of the … Continue reading

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An 83% Payroll Tax, on the Workers and paid directly to the Corporations

That’s what I paid and, everybody who works for a “Slave Market” minimum wage Labor Contractor Service such as Labor Ready, Apprentice, Manpower, Kelly… The “tax” is paid to a Non-Governmental Organization, and is paid before the Worker gets his … Continue reading

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For Tomorrow Evening’s Whore-ship Service to George W Beast

At least he didn’t choose to ride his sorry Ass into town on Palm Sunday.   I do hope the Colorado Springs “christian” Schools feel very proud of being Temple Prostitutes for the Beast. Maybe, just this once, you’ll consider … Continue reading

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King Soopers v Unions, just a thought.

I’ve noticed lately they’ve got signs up all around the stores saying “Our People Make The Difference” and similar themes, to the effect that they value the workers, really they (say they) do. So why the continual Big Scary Hassle … Continue reading

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How does a Cripple ride a bicycle?

See, I’ve heard that from skeptics who don’t believe that I have such difficulty walking. Usually Right Wingers who believe that anybody who collects disability is some kind of Bum and Cheat. The answers are sort of simple, if you … Continue reading

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“Not hate, Heritage” and other lies.

Speaking of course, of the Confederate Battle Flag. The “Southern Cross”. Rejected as a candidate for the United States Flag due to its Religious implications (two of the three crosses on the flag, the cross of St Andrew and the … Continue reading

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Corporate Scabbing

You know the ones. Locally here it’s City Market, King Soopers and Safeway.They’re all (more discreetly now, since somebody has been going around vandalizing their “Now Hiring Scabs” signs … leave us have a moment of silence to reflect upon … Continue reading

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Big Week

Today is the International Day of Peace, or as it has become known outside our borders, Anti-American Day. By coincidence, the Pentagon announced today the US must increase its troop levels in Afghanistan or peace will win. On Wednesday pro-Israeli-expansion … Continue reading

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Putting Doug Bruce petitions on the run

WESTSIDE, COLORADO SPRINGS- A signature gatherer pushing Doug Bruce petitions was doing miserably well outside the Uintah King Soopers today, but I was able to interrupt for the quarter hour I could spare. Give him your 15-cents worth when you … Continue reading

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King Sooper UFCW members hang tough

COLORADO SPRINGS- King Sooper UFCW Local 7 members vote this week. Local activists are ready to join their brethren at the picket line. If the supermarket giants persist in their efforts to deny workers benefits and living wages, they might … Continue reading

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UFCW holding firm against supermarkets

COLO. SPRINGS- Local supermarkets Safeway and King Sooper have begun playing hardball with their workers. As contracts have officially expired, managers are calling the police when union stewards visit the stores trying to communicate with UFCW members.

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Since the subject came up…

Some of our Anti-Worker friends have tried to point out the error of our collective way and convince us that the Boss-Man is only looking out for our best interest, and we should feel privileged to work for less than … Continue reading

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Support UFCW Local 7, shop elsewhere

UCFW Local 7 workers, the people who look after you at Albertsons, Safeway and King Soopers, may have to go on strike on Saturday in a bid to save their retirement, benefits and hours. As it is they’ve already conceded … Continue reading

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Safeway, King Soopers want you to scab

COLO. SPRINGS- The notice on the supermarket door reads “Due to a possible labor dispute Safeway is now accepting applications for temporary employment.” UFCW Local 7 is predicted to go on strike this weekend. Instead of working toward a settlement, … Continue reading

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Don’t be a strikebreaker!

The major grocery store chains here in Colorado are planning to attack their workers next week by forcing a strike. At issue is that they want to destroy the pensions of these workers so don’t break their strike by crossing … Continue reading

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They teach their Piglets to be cowardly hate freaks…

So today I went to King Soopers to score some groceries and to hang up a “Computers for sale” sign… I got off the bike because I was out of breath and couldn’t make it up that last little hill … Continue reading

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Scuze more Sarah Palin hope bashing

COLORADO SPRINGS- The VP candidate floating conservative hope in these parts is having to contend this week with Angelina, Brad and Jennifer on the tabloids at the supermarket checkout aisle. Except my aisle at the King Soopers on Star Ranch. … Continue reading

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Not so King Sooper hamburger

We are playing Russian Roulette with our lives these days when we go to the super market grocery stores. Cancer causing pesticide residue, E-coli, Salmonella, we never know what ‘the farmers’ will bring us? The factory farmers, that is… Kroger … Continue reading

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