Black Friday - Out of Control?





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Published on Nov 21, 2012

"To the people who pitched tents earlier this week on sidewalks in front of Best Buy stores everywhere: You represent what's wrong with America.

Thanksgiving was once the perfect holiday. Delectable food. No gift-giving or receiving. Football and old movies on TV. Nothing much to do except enjoy friends and family and reflect on life's blessings.

Thanks for ruining this blissful day, Best Buy Campers.

How many dinners will be cut short or canceled because employees and herds of shoppers are summoned to the big boxes this evening? Best Buy will open at midnight. Target is opening its doors at 9 p.m. Not to be outdone, Walmart and Sears are opening at 8 p.m."*

Steve Oh (COO of The Young Turks) and Jimmy Dore (The Jimmy Dore Show) discuss Black Friday and the tradition it has become. Is it a disgusting show of consumerism? Is it good for the economy? Have you been to a Black Friday sale? John Iadarola (TYT University) and Kim Horcher (Geek Speak) chime in on personal experiences.

Read more form Beth Kassab/ Orlando Sentinel:

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