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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JEvins

The worst part about this is that his death is just seen as a byproduct of the season. A soldier lost in the battle to attain MORE. The fact that the whole world economy is in shambles and Black Friday spending actually went up from $10.3 billion to $10.6 billion this year is outrageous. A sad example of just how much control we have lost to this corporate run society. BUY! BUY! BUY!

JEvins

The worst part about this is that his death is just seen as a byproduct of the season. A soldier lost in the battle to attain MORE. The fact that the whole world economy is in shambles and Black Friday spending actually went up from $10.3 billion to $10.6 billion this year is outrageous. A sad example of just how much control we have lost to this corporate run society. BUY! BUY! BUY!

I am so wise

How did anyone lose control of society? The people who went shopping on Black Friday chose to do so. Corporations didn't round them and force them to shop which they could have cause corporate is big, rich, and can afford to hire people to make it happen.

I am so wise

How did anyone lose control of society? The people who went shopping on Black Friday chose to do so. Corporations didn't round them and force them to shop which they could have cause corporate is big, rich, and can afford to hire people to make it happen.

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