Originally Posted by Wayne MD
Greed . Where in the religions does it say we should be celebrating this in mid summer?
Two answers: First to answer your question: Why right there in the Bible according to the first church of the Almighty Dollar because (you know that song "Old Time Religion"
Give me that old time religion (X3)
It's good enough for me.
Though the love of it roots Evil
still there's those who seem to feel though
That ALMIGHTY GOD's a DOLLAR (Hold up a single during this lien)
And there's not enough for me
Give me that......
(Verse (C) me, public domain, copyright, May be used in performance without additional permission, if recorded send me a MP3)
(NOTE: I am not kidding, I wrote that verse)
Now a better answer:
Sam's club is a wholesaler, Many stores shop at Sam's and order in quanity.. I know this because I've been in line behind many at Costco which is their #1 competitor and works the same way.
Thus they need to be a bit farther ahead of the season.. Still, August is, in my opinion, a bit too far ahead.