The government’s main function these days is to promote fear among Americans. Fear is good for our current way of life, allowing your opinion and votes to be manipulated, and to make sure you’ll go along with any terrible things the government wishes to do to you.
|By: Peter Van Buren Friday October 31, 2014 12:15 pm|
|By: Ohio Barbarian Thursday October 30, 2014 8:00 pm|
When I was a little kid in San Antonio in the 1960′s, Halloween was a huge holiday. Scores of kids would dress up in costumes, walk around local neighborhood blocks, and trick or treat, with the emphasis always on the treat part. Just about everybody participated, and those who didn’t were thought of as antisocial tightwads, too cheap to give candy to the kids.
After the kids got home, many adults would pawn them off on babysitters who had to endure sugar-high kids while they went to costumed Halloween parties where alcohol flowed freely.
|By: patrick devlin Wednesday October 29, 2014 8:00 pm|
With Halloween creeping up on us, cannabists are being exposed again to the annual defamatory ritual, sprung from the minds of manipulative propagandists, mouthed by local, state and federal police forces and consumed like fun-sized candy bars by ill-informed and scared silly suburbanites (really, scared to the point of believing out-and-out factually unsupported silliness), the warning from our ‘concerned for the kids’ law enforcers that reefer fiends want in the worst way to get their costumed kiddies “hooked” on the evil weed by spiking their children’s Halloween candy with cannabis.
|By: Elliott Monday October 27, 2014 8:00 pm|
Every party has to have a pooper and that’s why we invited John Oliver.
|By: Crane-Station Saturday October 25, 2014 5:20 pm|
Halloween was a legitimate holiday and a big day for us in the country. Kids planned and planned, months in advance, and you would have been considered out of it, if you didn’t participate. Farm kids had to do something to lighten the load, and Halloween was an opportunity to be someone else. Everybody got dressed up, usually in an old shirt from a trunk of old clothes, and everyone got a mask. Witches were popular, and masks cost a nickel, unless you were rich, and could spend a dime.
We got our masks at Wolfcammer’s, the general store and meeting place in town. Freda, who ran the store, knew everything. Without radio, if you wanted to know anything, you went to the store
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|By: Elliott Saturday October 18, 2014 8:00 pm|
Supervising education in autumn can be a lonely affair.
Also too Monster Mash.
|By: Elliott Saturday November 2, 2013 4:00 am|
Nothing like having the engineers carve the pumpkins!
|By: Michelle Chen Thursday October 31, 2013 7:15 pm|
On October 24 in Ciudad Juárez, the Dulces Blueberry maquiladora, a low-wage manufacturing plant that specializes in American Halloween candy, turned into a real-life house of horrors when an industrial explosion killed four workers, injured several dozens more and showered the area with a cloud of dust.