All Posts Tagged With: "McDonald’s for life"
Romney’s free hamburgers, gay-friendly mosque & Palestine
1. Mitt Romney stopped by a McDonald’s on Thursday before his lunch with Barack Obama. (I guess he doesn’t like turkey chili.) National Post points out that Romney’s father often lent him a card that entitled him to free hamburgers for life. You read that correctly. America’s most famous rich family got free hamburgers… for life.
2. Speaking of hamburgers, The New York Times reports that Thursday saw the most job action among fast-food workers on a single day in U.S. history. A union drive called Fast Food Forward wants wages raised to $15 an hour. “How can we survive on seven twenty-five?” was the chant outside a Burger King in New York. The U.S. federal minimum wage is $7.75.
2. On the last day of Movember, Stephen Clare of McMaster’s Silhouette is reminding his mo bros (and ladies) about the real meaning of the season. “Be honest. How many people do you know enjoying a lip-warmer this month? Many. Now how many of those have donated to the cause?” He says raising awareness isn’t good enough and that people should donate to men’s cancer research.
3. The search for a student missing from Mount Allison University in Sackville, N.B. has been scaled back. Christopher Metallic, 20, has been missing since a house party on early Sunday morning.