Shuck and Jive

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Friday, November 28, 2008

Why They Call it Black Friday

The season of goodwill, comfort, joy, and generosity has begun.


5 comments:

  1. Rome had the gladiators, we have Black Friday crowds.

    I am so distressed by this.

    Honestly, the store should have been closed for the day after these events.

    How un-American of me.

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  2. We blame people for giving into a herd mentality. But we set up the conditions for this behavior to occur.

    I, too, Fran, am distressed.

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  3. We've seen the results of greed and materialism from Wall Street to Walmart this year. Maybe we should heed the message? This is horrifying.

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  4. A sad comment on the sickness of American cuture and consumerism. Buying things is more important than a human life.

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  5. The refrain to that "Band-Aid" song comes to mind:
    Do they know it's Christmas time at all?

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