STHF Plan by Mac Slavo
In Pamplona, Spain the yearly tradition is to throw yourself into an arena and run for your life as an onslaught of bulls chases you. In America, we have a similar tradition, but the bulls are replaced with human sheeple who will stop at nothing to ensure they walk away with the best consumer deals they can find. People are often hurt in both events and sometimes the annual runnings even lead to death as the weaker sheep are trampled during all the commotion.
This year the Boston Globe estimates that about 100 million Americans will head out for their annual running and they’ll spend upwards of $13 billion in a single day.
The action this year started on Thanksgiving Day and sheep across the nation looking for mega-discounts on cheaply built toasters, electronics and other consumables didn’t hesitate to jump into the ring.
Black Friday – 1869
It wasn’t always a shopping day. In fact, the 1869 Black Friday was a bit different than today. There was mass panic and brawling to be sure, but not because people wanted to save money on the latest in telegraph technology.
The stock markets had collapsed after a banking conglomerate had manipulated the gold price. When gold crashed so did stocks and millions of dollars in personal wealth along with them….
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My goodness America. What have we become?
Reprinted with permission, Author, Mac Slavo, Website: www.SHTFplan.com.