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Buy Nothing Day

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Buy Nothing Day National Day Calendar Image

November 23 is a busy, busy day of 10 celebrations. I will highlight Buy Nothing Day as our consumerism is out of control.

This observance always falls on the day after Thanksgiving, coinciding with Black Friday. Some of the ways to observe are pretty funny:
♦ Cut up your credit cards.
♦ Do the whirl-mart…the act of pushing your empty cart around, disrupting other shoppers and buying absolutely nothing.
♦ Do a Christmas Zombie Walk…become the expression of obsessed Black Friday shoppers.

It appears the Canadians have the distinction of starting the movement as a protest in 1992. Vancouver artist Ted Dave founded and organized it in September. It was moved to the Friday after Thanksgiving in 1997.

Just stay home. Do you really need to spend that money and deal with all the frenzy? Just so you know, this Black Friday is on a full moon. Watch out.

Buy Nothing Day Santa Claus Image
Photo Credit: abillionpeople.org & Adbusters

Also celebrated:
National Cashew Day (Yum!)
National Eat A Cranberry Day (More yum!)
National Espresso Day
National Day of Listening (Day after Thanksgiving)
National Native American Heritage Day (Day after Thanksgiving/Yeah!)
Black Friday (Boo!)
National Flossing Day (Day after Thanksgiving)
Maize Day (Day after Thanksgiving)
Your Welcomegiving Day (Day after Thanksgiving)

Black Friday Brawls~Humanity At Its Worst

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Really? Possessing THINGS is important enough to lead to abusive behavior? Has anyone noticed that this is getting worse every year?

News roll…

From My Fox DC: Black Friday Wal-Mart Scuffle
From The Chicago Tribune/WGN: Cop Dragged & Shoplifter Shot At Kohl’s
From The San Bernardino Sun: Wal-Mart Brawl Sends Officer To The Hospital
From NBC Philadelphia: Stun Gun Fight Inside Philadelphia Mall
From CBS DC: Two Men Arrested For Wal-Mart Parking Space Stabbing
From News 8 Now Las Vegas: Las Vegas Holiday Shopper Shot Over A TV
From CBS Las Vegas: Shoppers Knocked Down At Utah Wal-Mart
From Fox News: Salvation Army Kettle Swiped In Winston-Salem
From Click Orlando: Christmas Trees Stolen In Pensacola

Honolulu ant hill:

 

Macon, Georgia, couldn’t even wait until Friday:

 

This guy was kicked out of a Wal-Mart for filming:

 

Retards on camera. Infowars calls this a “Zombie Plague”. How apropos:

 

The noise is deafening. SMDH:

 

Mark Dice pulls no punches. Calls shoppers “parasites”. Hmmm…:

 

And, after all that…
Black Friday Savings Are A Hoax

Folks, pay attention to this. Pay very close attention. If and when our federal government collapses, these brawls will seem minor in comparison to what’s coming.