Incivility, bad manners

“Doorbusters” and the American Way

I would like to remind people that the term "doorbusters," that is now used widely by Kohl's, JCPenney, and practically every retailer in their advertisements was created after the death of a Wal-Mart worker named Jdimytai Damour in 2008. He died on Black Friday, trampled to death by shoppers who cared about nothing but scoring [...]

By | 2016-10-23T02:33:05+00:00 November 30th, 2013|Featured, Incivility, bad manners|0 Comments

What young men think

Yesterday I was walking out of the subway station in NYC behind two young men young enough to be my kid (if I'd had kids very young, but still). Their conversation caught my attention, because as is often the case, they were talking about fighting. One was telling the other that a guy he knows [...]

By | 2016-05-07T09:34:34+00:00 June 6th, 2013|Incivility, bad manners|0 Comments

Another day at a NYS training

Yesterday my trainer made a comment that we the attendees are trying to better ourselves, as opposed to those "sitting home on welfare." It is interesting that so many people who consider themselves very egalitarian, who would never dream of insulting someone because of their skin color, will regularly bash the poor. I spoke to [...]