The Accountability Blog

Month: February 2016

Walmart Isn’t Coming To Town

Walmart recently announced the closing of 269 stores worldwide. It will impact 16,000 employees and the many communities where the stores are currently located. When a Walmart comes to a smaller town, local stores may no longer be able to compete and close up leaving Walmart the only choice for clothes or food. In larger markets there may be many Walmart stores to choose from. When a company comes into a community many times they

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Are Apple’s Values Upside Down?

Apple is being sued to help the US Government gain access to a terrorist’s phone and Apple says, “No.” What is it that Apple values? Who are they accountable to? Apple insists that if they help the government gain access to the terrorist’s phone that the same expertise could be used to gain access to any phone. If we make decisions based on what could happen rather than the facts of the situation we’re making

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Accountability In Action

Appointing a new United States Supreme Court Justice is always an intriguing process. The President of the United States is directed by the Constitution to appoint a Supreme Court Justice and the Senate must then confirm that appointment for a person to assume the seat on the Supreme Court. With the passing of Justice Scalia, leaders of the Republican party and candidates running for the Republican nomination for the Office of President are calling for

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