Hundreds of people trampled others to death so that they could get to cheap retail goods the fastest — presumably to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. . . .At some point, that horrible irony should cause people to pause and think about what motivates them in this holiday season.
Amen to that, Ed. While I have no eagerness to live through an economic Great Depression, I think we need it. If 30 percent discounts on HDTV are more important than living, why would those people want to live?