Nothing says American capitalism and declension like a bunch of people spending Thanksgiving night in line (instead of with their families and loved ones) to get a big screen television at half price.
Sorry, all the tips in the world won't get me to participate in this form of madness. No matter how good the deal seems to be, I am going to take a wild guess and say that you will probably be able to get the same deal sometime next week.
One person who probably won't be taking part in the Black Friday festivities is my man Sam Koivisto. Sam is probably saving his money because he is going to need it. Why? Because Sam just quit his job as a police officer in Jacksonville, Florida.
Koivisto who admitted to being upset that Obama was re-elected, said that he wouldn’t mind doing something about it:
“If an order was given to kill Obama or something, then I wouldn’t mind being the guy.”Upon further questioning by an integrity unit, the 26 year veteran also said that if a nuclear explosion killed everyone in the northeast United States who voted for Obama, he wouldn’t care. Speaking about Hurricane Sandy, he said he wouldn’t mind if it had “killed them all” because of the region’s liberal leaning demographic.
“The statement I made in the office was something of the nature — I think Ms. Field at some point said, ‘You know, the poor people up north just got hit by one storm and now they’re hit by another,’” Koivisto said. “And I made the statement, ‘Well, you know, the whole Northeast just generally has voted Democratic, voted heavily Obama, got him elected. And so I said something to the point, ‘Well, if a nuclear bomb exploded and killed them all, it wouldn’t hurt my feelings any.’ That’s what I said. Didn’t make any statement about hurting anybody or anything of that nature.” [Source]Sam has a right to speak his mind, but I sure hope that the Secret Service has a special file with his name on it.
Finally, according to my man Richard Prince, Mrs. Field's favorite television talk show host has decided to break his "N- word pledge".
"CNN anchor-turned-BET host T.J. Holmes said Wednesday he had broken a pledge he made in an essay for the Grio in July: to stop using the N-Word.
"As soon as I walk out of this room, I'm probably going to drop it 20 times before I get downstairs" [video] Holmes, 35, said on "The Breakfast Club" on New York's WWPR-FM, which calls itself Power 105.1. "I went through a thing about giving up the N-Word," but "I had to bring it back." Holmes agreed with one of the show's hosts, known as "Charlamagne Tha God," that "there's just certain folks you run into and there ain't no other word you can come up with . . . We all know it's a vile, it's a disgusting word and I don't think it necessarily should have a place."
He added, "We have normalized and sanitized the word in such a way. There's young white kids, they don't know anything about civil rights or struggle. All they know is they hear their favorite rapper using it all the time, so it must be all right."
In his Grio essay, Holmes had written, "Still, even if a younger generation of non-blacks doesn't fully understand the history of the n-word, everyone understands a general rule: we (blacks) can say it, and you (everybody else) can't. Beyond that, I really can't give you a good reason why I use it. I like saying it? It's the most accurate way of describing certain people? It's how I want to express my deep affection for my male friends? None of those reasons really fly. [Source]
Poor T.J.; he is just another Negro caught up in this N-word dilemma that won't go away.
*Pic from Politc365