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Bush Economy Provokes Long Lines, Riots at Stores--Women and Children Traumatized
disAssociated Press | Friday, November 25, 2005 | Peat Yoost

Posted on 11/25/2005 10:35:09 AM PST by kristinn

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To: kristinn; nutmeg
This is quite hilarious. Almost as funny as watching NBC News tonight discussing how the POOR ECONOMY is causing shoppers to wait in line for hours trying to get a bargain. There was also some mention of the soaring gas prices that didn't hinder people from taking advantage of the sales. My husband and I both dropped our forks.

I should add we almost never watch the alphabet networks but wanted to hear the local weather forecast. We decided not to hang around another second.

51 posted on 11/25/2005 4:40:28 PM PST by StarFan
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To: kristinn

This was hilarious! Great job.

Here are a few minor critiques:
1. I didn't see the word "Iraq" anywhere in the article. It should be in the paragraph that references oil prices. Bonus points if you mention protests or cite poll numbers.

2. "Christmas" is not permitted. The purchases must be referenced more sensitively as "holiday" gifts.

3. There really should be an interview with someone in line (preferably someone who can be verified by bloggers as a moveon.org donor) who says, "It's things like this that remind me how much regret having voted for Bush." [The obligatory I-regret-my-vote-for-Bush quote was actually used this week in snippets about Kerry's jury duty.]


52 posted on 11/25/2005 4:46:38 PM PST by Tex_GOP_Cruz
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To: kristinn

George Bush has never had to get up at three in the morning to wait in line for Wal-Mart to open so he could get a $400 laptop for his children,"

Well, hell no he hasn't! If I were in his shoes, a lot of people would be getting the best things I could find from Harry and David's, and I'd call it good...


53 posted on 11/25/2005 6:22:08 PM PST by Bean Counter (Stout Hearts!!)
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To: tgslTakoma

Thanks for the ping.


54 posted on 11/25/2005 8:30:19 PM PST by GOPJ (The costs of launching an attack on America is high in spite of Dems trying to undermine our defense)
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To: 3D-JOY; Exit148; basil

This was very funny! Miss you -- hope you had a great Thanksgiving Day!


55 posted on 11/26/2005 3:30:39 PM PST by Angelwood (FReepers are Everywhere! We Support Our Troops! (Hillary's Vast Rt Wg Conspiracy))
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To: Angelwood

It was great in Texas--especially since all is going well in CA!


56 posted on 11/26/2005 4:01:46 PM PST by basil (Exercise your Second Amendment--buy another gun today!)
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To: showme_the_Glory

Amazon/Toys R Us very kindly allowed me to shop the sale prices from my computer chair, and got a lot of free shipping on top!!

I hate crowds.....


57 posted on 11/26/2005 4:14:23 PM PST by Politicalmom (Must I use a sarcasm tag?)
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To: Angelwood

I hope you had a big family gathering. We had 7 thanks to a couple of guests who have no family.

I tried for an hour to get through to a talk show who had a caller who was called Hurricane Harry. He was from north of Vero and south of Melbourne. We would have gladly had one more person and even could have provided transportation.

No luck reaching the "old" veteran, widower who had been eating alone for almost 20 years...asked for no pity...said he was always alone for holidays.

Sorry it did not work out!

Change of plans here and I will miss seeing you over the holidays...well there is next year!


58 posted on 11/26/2005 8:14:56 PM PST by 3D-JOY
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To: Politicalmom

I broke down and went to JoAnne Fabrics to get 1 item...not on sale... so the 50% coupon would be good!

It took an hour to find an item I wanted that was not on sale for the weekend. I just happened to find a few things I just had to have on sale. LOL

Christmas items were 60% off....imagine how over price-ticketed they must have been to offer that discount at the beginning of the season?


59 posted on 11/26/2005 8:23:12 PM PST by 3D-JOY
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To: Condor51
'Scottie' couldn't complete a sentence like that without mumbling, stammering, and/or stuttering. Or without stopping mid sentence to apologize to David Gregory at least three times.

Sad, but true. Scott is a pathetic press secretary.

60 posted on 11/26/2005 8:29:32 PM PST by jamaly (I evacuate early and often!)
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To: kristinn

our culture is being destroyed. People have no manners anymore.

Don't know what to say.


61 posted on 11/26/2005 8:38:04 PM PST by television is just wrong (Our sympathies are misguided with illegal aliens...)
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To: kristinn

This is too funny.

It's Bush's fault that people act like animals at a Wal Mart sale.

Next we'll hear there was a riot at a Kmart Blue Light sale and that too was Bush's fault.

I guess GWB goes out at night and lowers the prices on certain items knowing that it will cause a riot.

I'm sure they can come up with really funny commercials about this.


62 posted on 11/26/2005 8:39:35 PM PST by seawolf101
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To: 3D-JOY

I LOVE Joann's. I have that problem using the coupons, too.


63 posted on 11/26/2005 9:32:06 PM PST by Politicalmom (Must I use a sarcasm tag?)
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To: HungarianGypsy

Traveling through the state of Virginia over the holiday gave us the most pleasant surprise: $1.99 per gallon. Their gasoline taxes are low.


64 posted on 11/29/2005 4:07:31 PM PST by Albion Wilde (America will not run, and we will not forget our responsibilities. George W. Bush)
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To: kristinn

Kristinn.....Hello from the Great State of Texas

You're so crazy!!!!!


Hoping to join y'all on Jan 7 for the Walter Reed Freep event.......

leo


65 posted on 12/01/2005 8:42:46 PM PST by Leofl (I'm from Texas, we don't dial 9-11)
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To: Leofl

Jan 6

Couldn't read the calender I was laughing so hard!!!!


66 posted on 12/01/2005 8:49:23 PM PST by Leofl (I'm from Texas, we don't dial 9-11)
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