Daily Archives: November 25, 2016

This Is Madness

Every year it’s the same thing. People seeking “bargains” wait in line for hours, sometimes days to rush into a store, push, shove, and trample other humans just to save a couple dollars on a TV or phone they don’t need. My beloved may have the patience to go, find a place to park, find something she’s looking for, and wait in line to check out. I have neither the patience nor the desire to go through that, so yours truly does what little shopping he does online. You order it, pay for it, and a few days later it’s on your doorstep. There are, of course, tales of unharnessed greed leading to mindless violence.
‘Tis the season.
Black Friday madness: Two people are killed outside a Macy’s and a Walmart while customers fight over everything from TVs to $1.60 towels as stores open their doors for record $3.1 billion holiday splurge
A 20-year-old man was shot dead and his brother was wounded in a shooting outside a Macy’s store in New Jersey early Friday morning
The shooting occurred at the Hamilton Mall in South Jersey as people lined up outside for shopping deals
In Nevada on Thursday, a person was shot dead in a road rage incident in a Walmart parking lot in Reno
A man in Tennessee suffered a gunshot wound after shots were fired at a mall in Memphis on Thursday
On Friday, stores opened their doors for what is still one of the busiest days of the year
The first Black Friday sales got underway at some stores across the country on Thursday night
Department store J.C Penney was one of the first major chains to kick-off the sales offering huge discounts on Thursday


Season’s Beatings: Black Friday Brawl Breaks Out at Modesto Mall


Retailers Are Wary Of ‘Flash-Mob Robbers’ This Black Friday
THESE THIEVES ARE VERY ORGANIZED. THEY TEXT TO ARRANGE THE ASSAULT, GET IN, GRAB STUFF, AND GET OUT. NOBODY CAN STOP THEM.
UNLESS THEY SHOOT THEM, WHICH IS O.K. WITH ME.
Groups march into stores and within a few minutes steal thousands of dollars of merchandise, the Post reports. Typically made up of around 15 members, groups burst into a shop and head for the most lucrative items they can find and quickly loot the shop for all its worth. Some flash-mob groups are so skilled that by the time they are noticed, they have already escaped with their bounty.

Two Killed, Four Wounded at Thanksgiving Football Game Shooting
Two people are dead and four wounded after multiple shots were fired at the annual Juice Bowl Thanksgiving Day football game in Louisville, Kentucky.

Black Lives Matter Plans To Block White-Owned Businesses On Black Friday
 Last year, protesters blocked shoppers from entering stores on Black Friday to protest the death of Laquan McDonald, a black teen shot 16 times by an officer. Dash cam video revealed the teen ignoring officer commands to stop as he walked away from officers with a knife in his hands.
Police had to help shoppers get into the stores; as one person tried to enter, protesters screamed “Shut it down! Shut it down!”
After last year’s protest, stores’ sales were 25 to 50 percent below their expected projections, according to staff and managers.

THERE IS A THREAD OF COMMONALITY IN ALL THESE ARTICLES.CAN YOU GUESS WHAT THAT IS?
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SO GLAD SHE’S TAKING HER FASHION DESIGNERS WITH HER
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Gag me!

Fully 91% of the broadcast network coverage of Trump’s campaign was NEGATIVE.  He won anyway, but the Left Stream Media hasn’t changed its tune.

In 2008, they oozed and fawned and wet themselves with excitement, cheering what geniuses Obama was appointing and how cool he seemed about it all.  MSNBC’s Chris Matthews said he believed his job was, not to report the news, but to help the president succeed.  For the good of the country, of course.

In 2016, they’re ignoring the qualifications of Trump’s appointees as they yammer about some alleged “turmoil” in the transition team and accuse Trump of picking racist old white guys.  So much for the good of the country.

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Sources
newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/rich-noyes/2016/11/23/flashback-trump-trashing-journalists-oozed-over-obamas-08-transition
politico.com/blogs/donald-trump-administration/2016/11/donald-trump-cabinet-members-list-of-choices-picks-and-selections-so-far-231444

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Dog Funnies

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Debunking PP’s 3 Percent Myth

Debunking Planned Parenthood’s “3%” Abortion Myth

FYI: Elizabeth, about that “safe, legal abortion” – Two women of color, Cree Erwin and Tonya Reaves, both died following legal, though clearly unsafe, Planned Parenthood abortions.

Sources:
lifenews.com/2016/08/31/confirmed-planned-parenthood-killed-young-black-woman-in-botched-legal-abortion/
lifenews.com/2014/02/07/planned-parenthood-pays-2-million-settlement-after-killing-black-teen-in-abortion/

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Things I like about Melania Trump

Melania Trump On Her Life, Marriage And 2016 | Morning Joe | MSNBC – Feb 24, 2016

She appears to be a truly classy lady with strong values.

She’s an immigrant, the first to ever become First Lady.  (Louisa Adams was not born here, but there was no United States when she moved here, so she can’t really be called an immigrant.)

She grew up under Communism, emigrated and became a naturalized U.S. citizen legally.

She speaks six languages: Serbo-Croatian, English, French, Italian, German, and her native Slovene. Barron is fluent in Slovenian, which he speaks when he is with his maternal grandparents.

Despite their enormous wealth, she refuses to have a nanny for Barron and did not go out stumping for Donald because Barron needed her to be at home.

She’s keeping Barron in New York where he can continue at his usual school, away from the brouhaha of life in the White House.

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