Shopping kills

A Wal-Mart employee is trampled to death by insane shoppers on Buy Nothing Day.
The New York Times reports on a Buy Nothing Day tragedy:
A Wal-Mart employee in suburban New York died after being trampled by a crush of shoppers who tore down the front doors and thronged into the store early Friday morning...The 34-year-old employee, who was not identified, was knocked down by a crowd that broke down the doors of the Wal-Mart at the Green Acres Mall in Valley Stream, N.Y., and surged into the store. He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital at 6 a.m.
One shopper, Kimberly Cribbs, said she was standing near the back of the crowd at around 5 a.m. on Friday when people started pulling the doors from their hinges and rushing into the store. She said several people were knocked to the ground, and parents had to grab their children by the hands to keep them from being caught in the crush.“They were falling all over each other,” she said. “It was terrible.”
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Anonymous

Its a shame, why did he die? lets tell his family that we are a bunch of ass holes that are brainwashed by corporate america, yes we must have the latest cell phones, after all we need to text our friends and family about the stupidest shit. what a waste of technology.what happened to the eighties? no cell phones no pagers unless you are a heart surgeon we survived but today we need it cant live without it and will kill for it if the price is right. just a damn shame. P.S. THE HOLIDAYS ARE FOR SHARING AND SPENDING TIME WITH THE ONES WE LOVE. NOT DOOR BUSTER SALES.

Anonymous

Its a shame, why did he die? lets tell his family that we are a bunch of ass holes that are brainwashed by corporate america, yes we must have the latest cell phones, after all we need to text our friends and family about the stupidest shit. what a waste of technology.what happened to the eighties? no cell phones no pagers unless you are a heart surgeon we survived but today we need it cant live without it and will kill for it if the price is right. just a damn shame. P.S. THE HOLIDAYS ARE FOR SHARING AND SPENDING TIME WITH THE ONES WE LOVE. NOT DOOR BUSTER SALES.

M

A human being has died, and people keeps on shopping as if nothing happened. A human being who had dreams, and plans for the future, maybe a family and dear ones... and the world does not even knows his name. Like the unknown soldier, serving an absurd cause...People all over the world should stop for at least one minute, to think...where are we going?, what on earth is happening?, what are we doing to ourselves?, what are we turning into?. Tomorrow look at yourself in the mirror and think: what is so important that a human being can be smashed to death... and ignored under people's stupid insanity to buy?... how can it be so important, to make people forget their limits?, ...to forget about life, how depressing.

M

A human being has died, and people keeps on shopping as if nothing happened. A human being who had dreams, and plans for the future, maybe a family and dear ones... and the world does not even knows his name. Like the unknown soldier, serving an absurd cause...People all over the world should stop for at least one minute, to think...where are we going?, what on earth is happening?, what are we doing to ourselves?, what are we turning into?. Tomorrow look at yourself in the mirror and think: what is so important that a human being can be smashed to death... and ignored under people's stupid insanity to buy?... how can it be so important, to make people forget their limits?, ...to forget about life, how depressing.

I am so wise

Please, your post is pathetic. I mean A human being has died, and people keep on posting on the internet as if nothing happened.A human being who had dreams, and plans for the future, maybe a family and dear ones… and the world does not even knows his name. Like the unknown soldier, serving an absurd cause…People all over the world should stop for at least one minute, to think…where are we going?, what on earth is happening?, what are we doing to ourselves?, what are we turning into?. Tomorrow look at yourself in the mirror and think: what is so important that a human being can be smashed to death… and ignored under people’s stupid insanity to surf the internet ?… how can it be so important, to make people forget their limits?, …to forget about life, how depressing. "

I am so wise

Please, your post is pathetic. I mean A human being has died, and people keep on posting on the internet as if nothing happened.A human being who had dreams, and plans for the future, maybe a family and dear ones… and the world does not even knows his name. Like the unknown soldier, serving an absurd cause…People all over the world should stop for at least one minute, to think…where are we going?, what on earth is happening?, what are we doing to ourselves?, what are we turning into?. Tomorrow look at yourself in the mirror and think: what is so important that a human being can be smashed to death… and ignored under people’s stupid insanity to surf the internet ?… how can it be so important, to make people forget their limits?, …to forget about life, how depressing. "

Anonymous in re...

Wow, in addition to being utterly logic-free, you're one of the biggest jerks I've ever seen on the internet. Intellectual bully with NO intellect.

Anonymous in re...

Wow, in addition to being utterly logic-free, you're one of the biggest jerks I've ever seen on the internet. Intellectual bully with NO intellect.

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