Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:In the newspaper, there was a comment that it isn't a holiday for immigrants
Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:I also think they are making things worse for themselves by spreading it out. But they have to open earlier because the other guy did.
fred rosenberger wrote:Missouri had "blue laws" up until i was in high school (so mid-80s). These laws required most stores to be closed on Sundays, and limited what you could buy - but they made little to no sense. I remember my mom bought oven cleaner, but couldn't buy the rubber gloves you needed to wear to use the oven cleaner. no retail liquor, but bars were open. Most people hated them (the laws) and they got repealed.
fred rosenberger wrote:I spent most of thanksgiving in the hospital with my wife. I was very thankful to all the nurses and technicians who were working.
Henry Wong wrote:I agree that it is silly, after all (1) not all religions have services on Sunday, (2) the tax revenue for the area is severely impacted, as one out of two weekends days are prohibited, and (3) how hard is it to drive 10 minutes to an area without blue laws.