I did some research last night and I may have an answer to those who think the Government is behind the closings of the 5 Walmart stores. Sorry, it's probably something as simple as this: Plumbing.

The closing of the northeast Walmart in Midland for 6 months for 'plumbing problems', along with four other Walmart stores around the southern United States, lit up the internets with speculation...some of it wild, that the Government had something to do with the temporary shutdown. A cryptic Xeroxed press release didn't help, but now there may be an answer. READ MORE about the Walmart Conspiracy Theories.

Walmart recently did a cost/benefit analysis on a new service they were thinking of offering to their customers. It relates to the medical field and to meet code, they will have to do special, highly technical...wait for it...plumbing and remodeling. It also means that the areas to be created have to be very clean and the less traffic during the process the better.

Yes, the new service will be a cash cow and worth shutting down five stores to get it up and running.

So, whether or not this research pans out remains to be seen. In the mean time, get mad about Benghazi, the IRS targeting conservative groups, a bad deal with Iran or any other of an number the real Government conspiracies!