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Black Friday Update: Watch a Walmart Riot Over $2 Dollar Waffle Iron
Death and Taxes ^ | November 25, 2011 | unknown

Posted on 11/25/2011 2:00:53 PM PST by beaversmom

Remember in 2008 when Barack Obama promised to restore the perception of America abroad? On hand at a Walmart near Little Rock, Arkansas today were throngs of Black Friday shoppers hell-bent on keeping that image tarnished, thank you very much.

Walmart put a mini waffle maker on sale for 2 dollars. As WBTV news notes, the mini waffle iron makes only 2 waffles at a time, but the store carries a larger 4-at-a-time version at a much higher price per waffle.

With supply limited and demand for said waffle iron apparently sky-high, the crowd launched headlong into that great American tradition known as the retail riot.

The retail riot isn’t exactly a new phenomenon—it’s at least as old as Tickle-Me Elmo—but this may be the first riot over a 2 dollar item in history. It’s likely a sign of the continued brutal economy that has 1 in 3 Americans either in poverty or “near poverty,” and has to be the most topical Black Friday story this year along with the woman who co-opted cops’ favorite toy of 2011, pepper spray, to mow down the competition for an Xbox 360.

Get yourself in the Christmas spirit by checking out the video below.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Arkansas
KEYWORDS: economy; fatherlessness; feminism; simian
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1 posted on 11/25/2011 2:00:57 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

When mini-waffle makers are outlawed, only outlaws will have mini-waffle makers!


2 posted on 11/25/2011 2:04:10 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

LOL. Perfect.


3 posted on 11/25/2011 2:06:58 PM PST by upchuck (Rerun: Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: beaversmom

Anyone going in those stores today deserves what they get.


4 posted on 11/25/2011 2:07:23 PM PST by AGreatPer (Obama has NEVER given a speech where he did not lie!!!)
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To: beaversmom

I can’t wait for the Tickle Me Cabbage Patch doll.


5 posted on 11/25/2011 2:08:35 PM PST by bvw
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To: beaversmom

LAND OF $2.00 (plus sales tax) WAFFLE IRON!

Millions across the planet want to come here.


6 posted on 11/25/2011 2:09:17 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: bvw
I can’t wait for the Tickle Me Cabbage Patch doll

LOL...that makes waffles

7 posted on 11/25/2011 2:09:38 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

These people truly embody the Christmas spirit.../s


8 posted on 11/25/2011 2:10:31 PM PST by DLfromthedesert ( Honkies for Herman 2012)
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To: beaversmom

And in Cuba they gave away rice cookers.


9 posted on 11/25/2011 2:11:04 PM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: beaversmom

“I put myself in the middle of a riot, and all I got was this $2 waffle iron.”


10 posted on 11/25/2011 2:12:14 PM PST by IDontLikeToPayTaxes
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To: beaversmom

Did you catch the, umm, woman, with the blue t-shirt and pants with the proverbial “plumbers crack”? Just precious.


11 posted on 11/25/2011 2:13:57 PM PST by mc5cents
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To: beaversmom

Just wait until 0bama’s wished for pricing kicks in at the pumps and you have no choice but to wait in line for the best price to fill your tank....


12 posted on 11/25/2011 2:13:57 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: beaversmom

June, I agree with you on the brutal economy, but a near riot over a $2 waffle iron is an absurdity. It’s comical! When was the last time anyone even ate waffles? Hope nobody in my family got me one...I’m sticking with Fancy Feast.


13 posted on 11/25/2011 2:14:12 PM PST by sanjuanbob (Festina Lente)
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To: mc5cents

LOL! Imagine that, a Black Friday Wal-Mart shopper with no shame.


14 posted on 11/25/2011 2:15:11 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: Revolting cat!

I shop there for the prices.


15 posted on 11/25/2011 2:16:02 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: IDontLikeToPayTaxes
“Tickle me Waffle”
16 posted on 11/25/2011 2:16:32 PM PST by BooBoo1000 ("Think for yourself")
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To: sanjuanbob

I hear you, I would MUCH rather have pancakes or French toast!


17 posted on 11/25/2011 2:17:11 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: EGPWS

Oh I know. There is no doubt that if this country goes down and this is what people act like over a waffle maker?! How would it be over food?


18 posted on 11/25/2011 2:18:30 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: sanjuanbob
When was the last time anyone even ate waffles?

Food of the clods.

19 posted on 11/25/2011 2:18:49 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: sanjuanbob

I just wanna eat my waffle!! ~Barack Hussein Obama


20 posted on 11/25/2011 2:19:22 PM PST by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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To: AGreatPer
Anyone going in those stores today deserves what they get.

I just returned from my local Walmart. It was surprisingly dead. Of course, they'd been open since 10:00 pm last night so they were pretty wiped out on the steals. Nonetheless, I was expected pandemonium as I failed to talk my wife out of going.

21 posted on 11/25/2011 2:19:22 PM PST by Drew68
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To: EGPWS

I was thinking of bread and milk - but yeah, same thing.


22 posted on 11/25/2011 2:19:56 PM PST by 21twelve
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Classic reply...thanks!


23 posted on 11/25/2011 2:20:30 PM PST by sanjuanbob (Festina Lente)
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To: beaversmom

If the asinine media didn’t blast this asinine thing all over the world, maybe they wouldn’t need to worry so much about how it would make the US look abroad?

Anyhow, I’m not sure that say, Greeks would view this as being any queerer than their regular marketplace riots, without even the pursuit of aggressive holiday capitalism as the reason.


24 posted on 11/25/2011 2:25:07 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (bloodwashed not whitewashed)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

au contraire mon frere! The Original Pancake House near me has an apple waffle that is just delicious. They serve it with apple syrup. Not all waffles are created equal.


25 posted on 11/25/2011 2:26:22 PM PST by mc5cents
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To: mc5cents

That sounds good. Will have to try and find a recipe online.


26 posted on 11/25/2011 2:29:23 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: mc5cents
Not all waffles are created equal.

Bet they don't make it in a $2.00 machine.

27 posted on 11/25/2011 2:29:32 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: mc5cents

Yeah, she don’t need anymore waffles.


28 posted on 11/25/2011 2:29:32 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: beaversmom

Hardly a riot.


29 posted on 11/25/2011 2:31:12 PM PST by ModelBreaker
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To: beaversmom
Butt cracks and tramp stamps on fat chicks abound.

I could have cleared the whole mess up by walking through there with a lit cigarette.

It was only a few days ago that (I think it was Boortz) posed the question as to whether or not butterflies had tatoos of sluts on their butts.

30 posted on 11/25/2011 2:31:54 PM PST by elkfersupper
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To: beaversmom

Went in to a home depot for a shop vac filter and two bags of Peters dirt today.
15 people in each check out line and folks everywhere looking to save a penny.
I didn’t need either that bad and left.
Black friday at a Home Depot???


31 posted on 11/25/2011 2:33:29 PM PST by Joe Boucher (FUBO ya quota boy ( Real conservative or go fish, Sooo, that leaves you out Mitt))
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To: mc5cents

She got away with three waffle makers!


32 posted on 11/25/2011 2:36:35 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: elkfersupper

You can be as critical as you want, but bottom line, she walked away with three of them.

The less you spend on gifts, the more for tattoos


33 posted on 11/25/2011 2:40:06 PM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: bert
The less you spend on gifts, the more for tattoos

LOL.

34 posted on 11/25/2011 2:41:52 PM PST by Libertarian444
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To: beaversmom

A slight peek at what would happen if the stores were to run out of food.

Could anyone imagine?


35 posted on 11/25/2011 2:43:20 PM PST by crz
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To: bert

After further review, I think she got 4. She’s going all out this year.


36 posted on 11/25/2011 2:47:54 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

The audio from this video sounds exactly the same as the sound I heard coming from the primate house the day the residents were agitated and they were flinging feces everywhere...same noise. Exactly.


37 posted on 11/25/2011 2:48:12 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: beaversmom

Walmart was advertising a Remington 770 30-06 w/Scope for $275. Dodged all the loonies, made it to the gun counter and found out you can’t buy a gun in the middle of the night at Walmart because they can’t do the background check.

argh


38 posted on 11/25/2011 2:50:10 PM PST by VeniVidiVici ("Si, se gimme!")
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To: AGreatPer

http://redux.com/stream/item/2123656/People-of-Walmart-Music-Video


39 posted on 11/25/2011 2:52:06 PM PST by Caribou ( www.ktok.com Red State Radio free streaming.)
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To: VeniVidiVici

It would have been nice had they mentioned that fact. Did you go back later?


40 posted on 11/25/2011 2:54:49 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: mc5cents

And she had a tramp stamp, too. Sexy thing.


41 posted on 11/25/2011 2:58:18 PM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: beaversmom

Well, frankly, how many of us would NOT kill for a $2 Waffle Iron?


42 posted on 11/25/2011 3:00:07 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: beaversmom

Pathetic. My boyfriend was debating whether to hit the stores early for bargains. I talked him out if it. Now I’ll have a documentary of what he avoided.


43 posted on 11/25/2011 3:09:19 PM PST by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: crz

Exactly what crossed my mind..


44 posted on 11/25/2011 3:11:23 PM PST by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: Drew68

I went to Target this afternoon - really quiet there as well.


45 posted on 11/25/2011 3:26:48 PM PST by PAR35
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To: mc5cents

Last thing she needs is more waffles.....


46 posted on 11/25/2011 3:44:42 PM PST by Kozak ("It's not an Election it's a Restraining Order" .....PJ O'Rourke)
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To: Frank_2001

Waffles are the packing crate version of pancakes.


47 posted on 11/25/2011 3:45:41 PM PST by 6SJ7 (Meh.)
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To: mc5cents

I saw she scored three of the waffle makers. I guess the waffles are small so run all three in parallel.


48 posted on 11/25/2011 3:55:22 PM PST by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: beaversmom
Walmart Riot Over $2 Dollar Waffle Iron

How times change. Use to be you could get a waffle iron, toaster, iron or alarm clock just for opening a checking account. Today, you have to join a riot!!!

49 posted on 11/25/2011 4:11:15 PM PST by varon (Allegiance to the Constitution, always. Allegiance to a party, never!)
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To: beaversmom

How repulsive. Especially that trollop with her buttcheecks sticking out.

Argh


50 posted on 11/25/2011 4:15:11 PM PST by dforest
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