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Gun Pulled After Man Jumps Texas Sears Black Friday Line

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Because only in America are people ready to kill each other for things they don't need and can't afford, after spending the day before being "grateful" for things they already have.


Black Friday got off to a rowdy start at a San Antonio mall where police say one shopper pulled a gun on another who punched him in the face while they were waiting in line at a Sears store.


Police Sgt. Rob Carey tells the San Antonio Express-News a man rushed into the store when it opened Thursday night to get to the front of a line, started arguing with people and tried cutting in front of them.


One man who got punched pulled a gun and that scattered shoppers, including the impatient line-cutter who took cover behind a refrigerator. Then he fled.


Carey says the man with the gun had a permit to carry the weapon and isn't being charged with a crime.

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Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:41 | 3005987 bank guy in Brussels
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As the American automobile bumper sticker says

Fight Crime - Shoot Back

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:04 | 3006075 pasco35
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OMFG!!! Could things get any worse!!!



Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:33 | 3006175 Enslavethechild...
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Big fucking deal

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 11:16 | 3006289 Dalago
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Corporations must LOVE the pandemonium.  The sheeple are well trained.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 11:42 | 3006397 strannick
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Because only in America are people ready to kill each other for things they don't need and can't afford, after spending the day before being "grateful" for things they already have.


Fri, 11/23/2012 - 12:31 | 3006580 icanhasbailout
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We can't run a peaceful post-holiday shopping sale, but let's try to patch up the Arabs and the Jews, I'm sure that will work.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 15:06 | 3007077 A Nanny Moose
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"The things you own end up owning you." -Tyler Durden

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 17:41 | 3007380 Michaelwiseguy
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Great example of proper use of firearms. I salute the person who exercised his gun rights properly.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 14:43 | 3011960 Buzz Fuzzel
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An armed society is a polite society.  The line jumper has probably jumped his last line.


Fri, 11/23/2012 - 11:43 | 3006295 Bendromeda Strain
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I clicked your spam thinking it was relevant - it wasn't. If I desperately needed windows in your armpit neighborhood, it still wouldn't be.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 18:20 | 3007457 lolmao500
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Get yourself an imagination then you'll see hell yeah they can get worse.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:41 | 3005988 GetZeeGold
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Lucky he was in Texas.....they'll kill your ass for that in Jersey.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 11:04 | 3006247 cheetahbaby
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Too bad he wasn't in Jersey then.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:41 | 3005989 quasimodo
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Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:41 | 3005990 lizzy36
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Morons and muppets. Spending money they don't have on crap they don't need. The Bernanke trickle down economy!!!

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 11:50 | 3006438 Chupacabra-322
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Fake illusion of materialism was always part of the Globalist/bankster/technocrates plans. They're "banking" on peoples self-deprication of themselves and you know what? They're right. The sheep have such a low self esteem about themselves that they need material things to boost their moral and feel good about themselves.

They suffer from Stockholm syndrome. It's why they enjoy and accept their own Police State, bondage and enslavement.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 12:54 | 3006640 sessinpo
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Fake illusion of materialism was always part


That statement is redundant if you haven't noticed. Materialism, while being a specific definition, is also a negative connotation or negative cultural description. As evidence, you just used materialism in that manner. It isn't fake,  it is a problem as you correctly are pointing out. But you make your point in an improper way.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 22:44 | 3007956 Cathartes Aura
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properly trained, brand'd consumers.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:42 | 3005991 Barry Mcokiner
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Awesome!  'merica bitchez.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:42 | 3005992 Barry Mcokiner
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Awesome!  'merica bitchez.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:42 | 3005994 firstdivision
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Weak sauce. Not even a warning shot fired.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:12 | 3006107 Sudden Debt
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next time, bring a RPG!

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 12:24 | 3006556 JimBowie1958
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Gun muzzle blast is more than adequate warning.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:42 | 3005995 Disenchanted
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I'm not being a good consumer-bot today...I'm only leaving the house to walk my dog.


I see an attempted re-education in my future...

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 14:00 | 3006873 mkhs
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Re-education? Ha, I'm immune, because you can't fix stupid.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:43 | 3005996 buzzsaw99
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hands up and back slowly away from the waffle irons

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:44 | 3005997 dwdollar
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Think this is bad? Just wait until they are hungry.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:56 | 3006044 Imminent Crucible
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That could take a long time. Most of these people know only appetite, not real hunger. They're always snacking on something. And let's face it; those camels could live off their humps for months. The ones who shop from electric carts might survive for years.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:32 | 3006172 knukles
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That's what Mrs K told me, to live off that hump for a while.
I'm going golfing

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:46 | 3006002 Cdad
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Commences the season of unwatchable BlowHorn [CNBC] coverage of SHOPPING STORIES!  Com'mon all you flesh eating zombies...go full on retail retard so that select manufacturers and mega corporations can continue to that they can continue to scoop buckets full of money out of DC.  YOUR MONEY!

As if it is not hard enough to listen to The BlowHorn...

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:50 | 3006022 Disenchanted
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Speaking of zombies...


I looked out my back window about 9:30 PM last night(I live across the street from the rear of a Target store) and there was a whole line of people stretching the length of the store shuffling along mindlessly. Why they sent them around back I have no idea, but they reminded me of extras in The Walking Dead.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:04 | 3006073 Cdad
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I've never understood any of this, being a nonmaterial sort of person my whole life.  At some level, I'd like to understand it, and maybe in participate...but alas, I am left to be the freak outsider I have always been on these SHOPPING matters.  So as to the question of why they are behind Target...can't help.  I have no idea why they want to get in to begin with.

Going to Target, usually in association with acquiring school supplies, gives me the shivers. 

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:28 | 3006162 Race Car Driver
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> (I live across the street from the rear of a Target store)

(have you considered moving?)

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 15:35 | 3007135 Disenchanted
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I was here before the Target... *shrugs*

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:55 | 3006025 Monedas
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They're bombing hospitals in Syria, Israel is treating injured Gazaians (Gazians, Gazaelites, Gazaraelis ?), no Israeli children are being treated in Gaza ..........good time to smear America over a non-event ! WTF ?  Time to purge sick media liberals from corporate headquarters ! Obligatory liberal boilerplate .... when the world looks cruel .... time for equal time dump on America ?

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 12:29 | 3006572 JimBowie1958
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Retailers run these stories to build hype for the shopping season, and those inhabiting the lower half of the IQ bell curve jump on that shit like crazy.

Because they are a bunch of stupid inbred fuckheads they have no sense of dignity and do outrageous things in pursuit of toys for their kids, an over priced dress, or some other crap they dont need.

But MOST Americans are not like that. At least the ones I know, not a single one was at a store opening thihs morning.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:52 | 3006028 Satan
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I have no problem with queue jumpers getting shot.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:53 | 3006032 papaswamp
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Americans fighting each other over cheap crap made overseas by people who replaced them and their jobs.... Classic.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:09 | 3006046 Monedas
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Silly !  Muslims know how to go for the throat .... bombing each other's hospitals !  

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:54 | 3006035 booboo
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Influx of Yankees bailing on the services they voted for yet failed to understand the cost most likely showed up with the same "my shit don't stink" attitude. He got a lesson in Southern Manners.


Fri, 11/23/2012 - 09:54 | 3006037 alfred b.
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     People lined up at a SEARS Store....reallly?

      Now that ought to have been the headline!!!


Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:00 | 3006056 Disenchanted
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Sears is Texas' Saks Fifth Avenue...

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:01 | 3006060 francis_sawyer
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Eddie Lampert autograph hounds & paparazzi...

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 15:36 | 3007138 Disenchanted
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seven Texans logged in... heh heh ;p

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:02 | 3006051 Monedas
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Thank God for American color .... deadly Muslim terror is so boring !  If someone blows himself up .... give me a call ! Got any more "Hunger in America" boiler plate .... or "Obese America" boilerplate ?

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:01 | 3006061 Sudden Debt
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I wish I could have pulled a gun on that guy who forced me to use my brakes on the interstate this morning...


Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:04 | 3006072 Monedas
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Another American tragedy !  Life is tough ! LOL

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:03 | 3006067 rsnoble
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Kick ass.

Just think, my dad who has old timers and stuck in a wheelchair insists on going out today in this mess.  Oh joy for me.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 13:27 | 3006747 akak
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PLEASE don't tell me that you actually hear "Alzheimers" as "old timers"!

If so, you would unfortunately not be alone.  THOSE are the people who need to be culled.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 13:35 | 3006781 AgShaman
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if you laugh out of can help a little

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 13:40 | 3006794 akak
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If I laughed out of frustration with ignorance and stupidity .... I would pretty much be laughing all the time.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 22:49 | 3007964 Cathartes Aura
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dude, go for it! 

you'd be surprised. . .

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:06 | 3006082 Monedas
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When I go to market .... I ditch my walker .... and lean on the shopping cart .... I'm so vain .... bet you think this post is about me ! 

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:11 | 3006103 Monedas
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Here's how you deal with line jumpers .... immediately jump in front of them !

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:16 | 3006124 BurningFuld
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Negative....just shoot them.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 12:01 | 3006482 Matt
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Heinlein's futuristic time traveling utopia people would have held an impromptu trial, with members of the line as witnesses and jury, found him guilty of cutting in line, sentenced him to death, and executed him. Why need government?

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 13:15 | 3006707 mjcOH1
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"When I go to market .... I ditch my walker .... and lean on the shopping cart .... I'm so vain .... bet you think this post is about me ! "


This is the evening of the age of aquarius - age of aquarius....

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:16 | 3006121 DavosSherman
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"Because only in America are people ready to kill each other for things they don't need and can't afford, after spending the day before being "grateful" for things they already have."

+1 !!!

With great thanks to our boomer parents who hyped Santa, the Tooth Ferry, the Easter Bunny.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:54 | 3006225 booboo
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Yep, so much for the "independent minded "yutes" who shun their parents greed and excess.

 "Whaaaa! I want my "kollage duhgree" at any cost, whaaa! "We voted for the One cause he promised free shit forevah Whaaa! bad parents made me a leech fuck and I got sand in my pussy"

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 11:35 | 3006365 vato poco
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+1000 BooBoo. "WAAAA! It's all Mommy and Daddy's fault that I'm a spoiled liittle pussy with an (apparently incurable) entitlement mentality who's mired in debt and blames  everyone in the world but me for it!!"

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 13:20 | 3006724 mjcOH1
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"With great thanks to our boomer parents who hyped Santa, the Tooth Ferry, the Easter Bunny."

I'm blaming Dr Spock for telling them they couldn't bitch-slap the kids who started going sociopathic.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 22:52 | 3007972 Cathartes Aura
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I wonder where all those tooths are ferried to?

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:16 | 3006126 shovelhead
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The wife spun the bearing in the blender Wenesday and was going to go today to get another one. A good excuse to join her insane sister in her annual lemming Black Friday run.

I told her the risk to her health and life at these 'events' is too great to save $5.00 and that she is worth much more than that to me.

I basked in the warm glow of the resulting Disney moment.

She really is worth everything to me.

Because I REALLY hate feeding the dogs. The stench of canned dog food makes me want to hurl.

I'm still the same romantic guy after all these years.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:32 | 3006170 XitSam
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Many of the items in Black Friday sales are models made for cheap. They may look the same, but it may have a 1/2 horsepower motor instead of the regular 3/4 horsepower. Fewer accessories. Stuff like that. If you've been waiting for the sale, check model number and specs carefully.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 13:37 | 3006784 AgShaman
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such a romantic way to view a life insurance policy on a spouse

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:22 | 3006135 Monedas
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After reading the article .... I'd say the system worked well !  Sorry if I was a little defensive this morning and went off half cocked !

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:30 | 3006166 A82EBA
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One grenade could take so many parasites off the host

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 12:23 | 3006548 vato poco
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"Parasites" aside, just imagine how far that one grenade would go in tidying up the gene pool. Ah well, a man can dream.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 11:01 | 3006178 Monedas
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I call today Golden Friday .... people part with some of their gold .... and it's the beginning of the Christmas season .... and a child in a manger with a Golden Halo ? Black Friday reminds me of the Black Death and negroes (just kidding) !   How about Green Friday .... people buy their Christmas trees and the merchants get some greenbacks ?  I bought my Christmas tree 4 days ago when they first came out at the supermarket ! I bought the smallest tree .... $379 pesos after 10% senior discount .... the employees offered to bind it up so it would fit in my Kia Soul (which happens to be black) .... I said no .... give me one of those that has never been unwrapped .... they let me select one of the $750 pesos trees .... the guy in the back who attaches the stand .... wasn't clear on what size tree I ordered .... I jumped at the opportunity !  Merry Christmas !

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:37 | 3006184 worbsid
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Never pick a fight with an old man. He knows he can't win so he just pulls his gun and kills you.  I never heard of Black Friday till a few years ago. 

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 11:06 | 3006207 Monedas
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I've been railing about this for a couple of years now .... I'm agin Turkey day (not so much .... it's cute and innocent) and Black Friday (a recent PC invention to smear our holiday from the git go) and Xmas which came into use after the Holocaust ! I'm especially against pardoning the White House turkey .... I think the POTUS should be mandated to chop it's head off in front of a choir of children singing Christmas carols ! A man who doesn't have the "cajones" (balls) to decapitate a big bird .... shouldn't be President !

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 13:23 | 3006732 sessinpo
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Never pick a fight. Either let it go or kill the opponent.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:41 | 3006192 toomanyfakecons...
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More guns... less crime.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:51 | 3006219 Monedas
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Is it true that Southerners stuff their turkeys with "grits" ?

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 12:40 | 3006596 JimBowie1958
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I have heard of some doing that. Most use bread, herbs, etc.

People that like grits seem to like them on/with/in everything.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:49 | 3006214 ThisIsBob
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Its no wonder so few have so much.  Look at the fucking competition.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:59 | 3006234 koncaswatch
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It's getting very hard to resist the advance of my cynicism. I'm going fishing.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 13:01 | 3006661 Bohm Squad
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It's warm today and I think I'll join you.  I hope Black Friday deals extend to worms.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 11:08 | 3006266 cheetahbaby
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These depressing scenes give a new meaning to the term "mall rats."

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 11:17 | 3006294 ZeroPoint
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All I can say is just wait until the dollar collapses, you ain't seen nothing yet....

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 13:28 | 3006753 sessinpo
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You have a long time waiting, as do I. Eventually. But you must realize that as long as the US is the top military in the world and dominates, so does its status as currency reserve.


Strong dollar until then as every nation competes to deal with debt deleveraging, which means everyone needs dollars to make debt payments. Simple logic.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 11:36 | 3006371 Stud Duck
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Hey, all you doom and gloomers can whine all you want and not see that Colorado has legalized Pot!

Why would anyone make an investment in anything other than pot growing in Colorado???

The investment is minimal, the rate of return is better than anything on the planet!


Fri, 11/23/2012 - 13:20 | 3006719 sessinpo
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"Why would anyone make an investment in anything other than pot growing in Colorado???

The investment is minimal, the rate of return is better than anything on the planet!"


Do you realized you just answered your own question. Why would I invest in it when I can grow it myself? (And I have decades ago).

Personally, this is the reason I have felt government doesn't want to legalize pot, because it is so easy to grow with little investment. In other words, it is hard for them to tax.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 11:40 | 3006384 SaveTheBales
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I see a need, here.  Texas is not considered a Old South Southern State.  At least not by the natives.  We think of Atlanta when you say Old South.

National Geographic may want to argue about it, but I live here, and Texas is Texas.  The culture is different from the Old South -- the Latin contribution is vibrant here. 

So we're more likely to stuff the turkey with jalapenos than grits. 

This was a reply to a fellow who inquired about grits.  Unfortunately, my coffee maker is broken this morning, so I'm too feckin' dumb to work a website.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 12:28 | 3006566 mberry8870
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Yor are conflated fucking rude with greed. He should have killed the bastard turned around and told everybody to calm the fuck down. The problem is some narrsistic asshole i.e. most Americans, thinking they are somehow deserving of something without working for it or in this case waiting.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 13:12 | 3006697 sessinpo
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My perspective so far, leaving out the many above useless american idol posts, is that stores in my area are almost back to normal, as if Christmas was over. I went to several locations, the parking lots and traffic was not like previous times. I stopped in Walmart to pick up necessities, The grocery section seemed to be the only area really damaged (produce). It was 8 am Friday. The best bargains were gone of course, but so were the majority of shoppers. There were still a few boxes of things that were in the walking aisles, I assume (maybe incorrectly) as part of the black Friday bargain busters. But I would note, those items weren't of the hyped up advertised specials. For example, a Stanley tool chest, normal price $150 or so for $99. Top electronic items were gone but a few still remained. I had my eye on a laptop for $179, 2 gig memory, 320 HD as a throwaway item for myself - that was gone. But hey, I valued my time knowing I could get a similar item for about $100 more throughout the year. I guess I value hours of my time more then that $100.


Looking at other lots at other Big Box stores, again parking lots looking fairly normal, like it was simply a weekend when sales are generally higher.


Over the years, as sales have been reported, I wonder if those figures have been adjusted for inflation. In other words, let's say Walmart reports a 2 percent increase in sales revenue. But has the increase in the price (decline in the dollar relative to other things) been accounted for? If one were to take the sales revenue of previous years and divide it by something like gold, and compare it to the current sales revenue compared to the current price of gold, I wonder if those sales figures would actually be up.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 15:15 | 3007097 Money Squid
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Phoney ZH overhype headline - should be changed to

 Shopper with permit to legally carry gun pulled his weapon to defend himself after being assulted by on another shopper who punched him in the face when cutting in line.

Weekend tyler watching too many National Inflation Association videos?

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 15:20 | 3007104 sadpanda
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Story made me think of a scene from big lebowski.

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