Sorry, but the Black Friday shopper is not me. Statistics reveal online shopping is up 18% this year. Why would anyone in their right mind choose to sleep out in the cold and get run over by flocks of early morning risers with bad attitudes?
Oh. That’s right. America isn’t in its right mind.
We are interested in beating the crowd with the best deal.
What’s the point in Thanksgiving Day? Why bother?
Newspapers and Media swamp us with ads to buy the latest ipad, cologne or trinket before we carve the turkey.
I remember when stores were closed Thanksgiving Day.
I remember when Black Friday didn’t exist.
So what happened? The love of money took over.
The link below is a short article about a man who took his girlfriend’s son with him for Black Friday shopping. He found what he was looking for but forgot the kid.
Is it me or are we fading into a sinkhole of materialism? I refuse to be a “material girl.”
While stores ravage us as early as possible for any kind of holiday spread, we fall for the atmosphere of wanting the most up-to-date technology, car or jeans.
Who cares about the brand new Lexus Joe and Betty down the street just bought. Of course! How foolish of me. They are up to their neck in debt.
It grates at my nerves the number of people living beyond their means and then they have the audacity to complain about what they don’t have.
The Hostess company has filed to liquidate after mediation failed with the union. No problem screams the protesters! We will get a job with the new owners……duh…..
Really? Before you greedily walked out and forced an 82 year old American dream to shut down did you think about that? Why should anyone hire you? You are a “protesting risk” now.
Funny how our reputations follow us around.
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