When I first saw the term "Black Friday," I hated it. I still do. I don't hate, it because it isn't apt. I hate it, because it is apt. I don't hate, because it upsets me that anyone would correctly label it. I hate it, because I hate the insane, greedy, vile consumerism.

God damn capitalism!

Today, a herd of wild consumers broke off the doors of a Wal-Mart in Valley Stream, New York, stampeding over the body of an employee. Those shoppers actually killed that employee so they could be the first to grab things to buy. What a DISEASE!

A police lieutenant blamed the store for not managing the crowd. Hogwash. It's the whole wicked system the killed that employee. Wal-Mart is greedier than Hell. Those shoppers are greedier than Hell. It's all insane.

This is why I've been writing and writing and writing against the system, against GREED! It's sheer evil. Selfishness is evil. Those people were so self-centered, so hypnotized by advertisements, so brainwashed and spiritually dead, that they didn't even stop rushing into the store when they knew there was someone being literally killed on account of their sickness.

This is so outrageous that when I saw it on a blog, I thought it might be an error, a false rumor. It's in The New York Times and Los Angeles Times. It must have happened.

"Wal-Mart Employee Trampled to Death by Customers," by Jack Healy and Angela Macropoulos. The New York Times. November 28, 2008.

"Wal-Mart employee dies on Black Friday after being knocked down by shoppers," by Tiffany Hsu. Los Angeles Times. November 28, 2008.

They hurt other people too.

Forgive them for they know not what they do, but they do know! They knew and didn't give a damn. Oh, and people wonder why God is emotional. They wonder why Satan accuses. They wonder why the tormentors get to have their souls after they leave this coil.

Heaven help us. God save us.

What will stop this greed? Animals, Monsters, The absolute shame — the degradation

Do you require any more evidence that this nation's system is utterly corrupting?

To Hell with your consumer Christmas. It has nothing to do with my God.


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    Employment: 2008 - present, website developer and writer. 2015 - present, insurance broker. Education: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science. City University of Seattle, graduate studies in Public Administration. Volunteerism: 2007 - present, president of the Real Liberal Christian Church and Christian Commons Project.
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    • @Thomas James -

      Hello Thomas,

      Thomas, any consumerism is too much in celebration of the birth of Christ. What Jesus wants to see is humanity feeding his lambs and sheep. All the buying of things for those who claim to love us and who will love us in return makes Jesus sick. It stinks to high heaven.

      "For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?"

      (Matthew 5:46 KJVR)

      Teach your children and other family members the meaning of that verse. To do that, you will need to read to them the whole Sermon on the Mount, which will lead to questions and the search for more answers.

      If you love them, teach them to help others to help yet others. If all do that, none will go wanting.

      Have them take some of the money they want spent upon themselves and let them hand it to a total stranger in need. Tell your children to tell no one.

      Then they'll begin to know real love.



    • Thomas James

      I am in agreement that there is too much consumerism this Christmas. My family for example insists that I buy them a play station video game and movie console which is on sale for only $360. Not only do I need a banker to finance this junk but I also need a banker to finance the high definition movie discs that go with the system which are on sale for only $27 which is supposed to be a good deal because the regular price is $35. Of course all of this is killing me financially but the general consensus is that I must not love my family enough otherwide I would buy a job in order to pay for all of this.