About the Colony

November 26, 2012

Shop 'til you drop: TV commercials reveal an obsession with excess

Media coverage of the holiday shopping season makes Lon Allan concerned about the retail industry's attempt to turn Americans into extreme shoppers who see any given holiday as a reason to spend.

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About the Colony

Lon Allan

Lon Allan has lived in Atascadero for nearly five decades, and his column is published every week. Reach him at 805-466-8529 or leallan@tcsn.net .