1. Obama won.
2. Tax breaks for the uber-wealthy are ending.
3. Food is awesome on Thanksgiving; especially when someone who really loves the holiday cooks it.
4. You don't live on the east coast.
5. You actually like your in-laws.
6. You can make a conscious choice to avoid the family you like to avoid.
7. It's football season.
8. The Packers look more than adequate this season.
9. You're off work for a few days (if you don't work retail).
10. You don't have to go shopping on Black Friday, and who, in their right mind, would?