by: the Common Constitutionalist
Anyone familiar with snow blowers and lawn tractors should also be acquainted with the brand name Ariens. The company produces tractors, snow blowers and slew of accessories at about 20 plants worldwide. But the majority of the manufacturing takes place right here in the good old U.S. of A. Who says nobody in the U.S. makes anything anymore.
As any manufacturer in the U.S. knows, due to taxes and over regulation, it’s difficult enough to produce anything and still make a profit. Companies have to deal with the IRS, OSHA, the EPA – as well as employment related issues. But the CEO of Ariens, Dan Ariens, has discovered a new potential headache – Muslims.
And this problem, which has recently been exposed at the Ariens plant/headquarters in Brillion, Wisconsin, is one that many other American companies will more than likely have to contend with as more and more Muslims immigrate to America.
Devout Muslims are required to pray five times a day and their religion specifies the times they are to do so. “They have to have clean bodies and carry out the prayers at daybreak, noon, mid-afternoon, sunset and evening and each prayer lasts five minutes.” read more