Shoppers beware. Black Friday, the day that so many American Capitalists forge out into the night (yes, stores open at 3:00 a.m.) and buy buy buy! Last night I listened to friends discuss their plan of attack to this day of purchase that has no equal. As I listened, I could not understand why anyone would do this just to pay less money, when payment in loss of sleep, time away from family among a crowd of hungry buyers would be the robber, not the taxes added to the purchase.
The plan seemed without flaw. I cozied into the bed. I slept. I awoke. I had my tea, went to the computer to check my E-mail from friends and family. And this is where I learned that no one is safe of this day.
Inbox: Forty E-mails, none of which were from friends and family, dropped from the sky and into my personal space.
*Bloomingdales… 40% off blah blah blah, come see us today.
*Lucy Attire… 30% off blah blah blah buy buy buy, come see us today.
*Healthcare News… Healthcare you can afford (“How is that possible if I go to […]