Shuck and Jive

Friday, November 28, 2008

Why They Call it Black Friday

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


  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.

  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.

  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.

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

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