Economy

Poet Paul On Black Friday

It’s a sure sign of our econo mee
Bread lines as far as we see
Clutching their coats and shuffling their feet
They’re not in line for something to eat
They’re at Best Buy for a flat screen TV!

AND…

The Statesman said it in type
“Black Friday is meaningless hype”
Merchants don’t think
They’ll drown in red ink
For they welcome each credit card swipe!

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  1. Brian Vermillion
    Nov 23, 2012, 9:47 pm

    All of this shopping madness is disgusting.

  2. BoiseCitizen
    Nov 24, 2012, 7:31 am

    It does give one pause to see in a nation of rampant obesity, a holiday focused on eating, followed up by a day of frenzied shopping for things that most don’t need.

  3. BoiseCitizen
    Nov 24, 2012, 9:30 am

    For a video example of how bad it has become take a look at this:

    http://occupyamerica.crooksandliars.com/diane-sweet/wal-marts-black-friday-2012

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