While many have remained shocked at the level of apathy directed at the 34-year old Jamaican native’s fragile soul, various anti-consumerism advocates have kindly outlined the inevitability of this tragic incident, following years of programming through relentless advertisements, by Wal-Mart and co. [...]
The actions of the Valley Stream shoppers are appalling, but also inevitable, in our television-controlled realm of existence. A TV-raised generation is illimitably susceptible to the felicities of temporary pleasure, and satisfaction [...]
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NEW YORK — He took his last breath on the floor at Wal-Mart, between the soda machines and a device that gives change for cans and plastic.
Trampled by a mob of bargain-hungry Black Friday shoppers, Jdimytai Damour, 34, died by asphyxiation, leaving people asking: Why, and how?
Audio-enhanced chatter captured on a cellphone video posted on YouTube and interviews with witnesses offer some hints. [...]
“They need to shock him,” a voice says.
The paramedic stops pumping. The man’s shirt has been pulled to his neck, revealing his belly. A woman in the crowd mutters, “Pregnant.”
Another cracks a joke.
The women laugh.
The trouble at Wal-Mart began well before the sun rose on Nov. 28, the day after Thanksgiving [...]
(WHAS11) -It’s considered the ceremonial kickoff to the online holiday shopping season, and if you like to stay away from the crowds, you might be more of a Cyber Monday person than a Black Friday person. [...]
The Better Business Bureau recommends you focus your shopping with reputable merchants.
The BBB also warns you to use caution when shopping online. Scammers are out there waiting to take advantage of eager consumers.
And always make sure the site is secure.
Double check for the “https,” most importantly the “s”.
That means you are in a secure site for your personal information.
The BBB also recommends you pay with a credit card, because under federal law the shopper can dispute the charges if the items never arrive.
Also, make sure your computer is up to date with the latest anti-virus protection.
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