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  • Scotts Valley Boy Dresses Up as Safeway Employee for Halloween

    11/01/2023 11:18:49 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    KION546 ^ | October 31, 2023 | Ricardo Tovar
    Occupational costumes are nothing out of the ordinary for children on Halloween whether it's nurses, army people, or astronauts. One Scotts Valley boy wanted to dress up as a grocery store employee. Maxon told his mother Trisha that instead of going out to trick or treat, he dreamed of being a Safeway employee for Halloween. Hid did just that today and got to work with his best buds at the store. Maxon got to work the registers, patrol the isles, and even work the food counter. He was a natural doing so!
  • Two separate Halloween incidents captured by doorbell cameras display a stark contrast between cultures

    11/02/2023 6:05:19 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 87 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 2 Nov, 2023 | Olivia Murray
    There’s a funny idiosyncrasy among conservative-thinking or “s–t-posting” social media users, and that is they’ll often use alternating upper-case and lower-case letters in succession to mock a leftist position. See a few examples below: “No CuLtUrE iS sUpErIoR oVeR aNoThEr” “DiVeRsItY iS oUr StReNgTh” “MuLtIcUlTuRaLiSm Is GoOd” Well two separate Halloween incidents, captured by doorbell cameras, prove all those leftist assertions completely and utterly false. Here’s the first: [video at link] Now, here’s the second: [video at link] The contrast couldn’t be more stark, and frankly, farcical. Naturally, I assume the people in the first video are… transplants to America…...
  • Costume of the Year? Joe Biden Halloween Viral Video Trend Goes Bonkers on the Internet

    11/02/2023 8:08:06 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 18 replies
    Western Journal ^ | November 2, 2023 | Randy DeSoto
    Dressing up like Joe Biden appeared to be a popular Halloween costume choice this season, but not for the reasons the president would like. People wore Ronald Reagan masks at Halloween when I was a kid, but it seemed to be mostly because people liked him. Reagan was re-elected in 1984, winning 49 of the 50 states. -snip Kids wearing Joe Biden masks on Halloween were doing so to make fun of him. One video that went viral on social media showed some boys dressed up like Secret Service agents trying to help a pretend Biden up some steps. After...
  • Video: The perfect analogy does exist.

    11/01/2023 11:27:29 PM PDT · by grundle · 5 replies
    Twitter ^ | November 1, 2023 | Power Tie @realPowerTie
    The perfect analogy does exist.
  • Country musician Cody Tate calls out moms for raiding Halloween candy bowl outside his house

    11/02/2023 4:30:12 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 62 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 2, 2023 | Joshua Lynch
    Amother and her family are being slammed on social media after video captures them wiping out an entire bowl filled with Halloween candy in front of a country musician’s Texas home. Cody Tate, a musician from the well known country band Whiskey Myers, posted security footage to his Instagram showing the family ravaging a giant basket full of treats on Tuesday. The video starts off by showing three adults, followed by four to five kids, running up to the house and clearing a huge black-colored basket loaded with candy one-by-one. One woman in a black hoodie appears to even smile...
  • Dad Sadly Informs Kids A Robber Broke In Last Night And Only Stole Their Reese's Cups

    11/01/2023 10:16:08 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 14 replies ^ | 11-1-2023 | Bee Staff
    ROCKFORD, IL — After tragedy struck a local family last night, local dad Jordan Duckworth bore the unenviable task of notifying his children that a burglar had broken into their home and stolen all of the Reese's peanut butter cups they had received while trick-or-treating. "I'm sorry, kids. Our house was robbed last night," Mr. Duckworth said sadly after gathering his kids in the kitchen this morning. "Fortunately, the thief didn't take your mother's jewelry, our television, or the bar of pure gold we keep on the coffee table for some reason. Kids, I'm afraid he only took…your Reese's peanut...
  • Lidia Curanaj: 'Something is really wrong with Joe Biden'

    10/31/2023 8:55:57 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 43 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 10.31.23 | Lidia Curanaj
    Lidia Curanaj hosts "Greg Kelly Reports" and discusses President Biden struggling to hand out candy on Halloween, weighs in on the President's support declining, talks about the Biden administration's terrible foreign policy, and more on NEWSMAX.
  • Joe Biden Is Left Visibly Confused After Jill, Ed D., Instructs Him To Stand For A Photo

    10/31/2023 4:22:47 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 18 replies
    GOP War Room ^ | 10.30.23
    Joe Biden Is Confused
  • How Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor became Halloween’s theme song

    10/31/2023 2:56:11 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 30 replies
    The Conversation ^ | October 30, 2023 | Megan Sarno
    Imagine a grand house on a hill, after dark on an autumn night. As the door opens, an organ pierces through the thick silence and echoes through the cavernous halls. The tune that comes to many minds will be Johann Sebastian Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565, an organ work composed in the early 18th century. Most people today recognize it as a sonic icon of a certain type of fear: haunting and archaic, the kind of thing likely to be manufactured by someone – a ghost, perhaps – wearing a tuxedo and lurking in an abandoned...
  • Why a school ban on Halloween is a treat, not a trick

    10/31/2023 10:44:36 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 16 replies
    Wisconsin State Journal ^ | 10/31/23 | Leonard Greene
    The power went out on my block the other day, and even though it meant being without electricity, the internet and heat on a chilly morning, it was worth it because it also meant my neighbors couldn't operate their annoying inflatable Halloween display. I hate Halloween. I know I'm not the only one. SNIP Officials at the South Orange and Maplewood School District sent out a letter to parents explaining why they would not be allowing in-class Halloween festivities. Administrators said that doing away with costumes in school would further the district's commitment to equity and inclusion among students.
  • Halloween In Greenwich Village

    10/31/2023 4:29:25 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 12 replies
    Manhattan Contrarian ^ | 30 Oct, 2023 | Francis Menton
    Here in Greenwich Village, Halloween is the biggest holiday of the year. We have many beautifully-maintained nineteenth century houses, most of which are probably haunted. Here is a small sample of some of this year’s decorations: [Video at link]

    10/30/2023 7:38:10 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 15 replies
    National Day Calendar ^ | October 30, 2023 | Staff
    NATIONAL CANDY CORN DAY On October 30th, the country celebrates its favorite vegetable with National Candy Corn Day. #NationalCandyCornDay In the late 1800s, George Renninger of Wunderle Candy Company created candy corn. His sweet treat represented the bright colors of corn kernels. Originally, candy corn was yellow, orange and white. However, it wasn't until1889 that the Goelitz Candy Company made the candy popular. Later, other candy makers developed a variety of popular colors and flavors as well. The original confection was made by hand using corn syrup, sugar, water, marshmallows, fondant, and carnauba wax (a wax made from the leaves...
  • Halloween arctic blast threatens dozens of records as temperatures tumble across the US this week

    10/30/2023 9:24:26 AM PDT · by devane617 · 54 replies
    yahoo ^ | 10/30/2023
    A bitter blast of frigid air is sending temperatures tumbling across the U.S. this week, putting dozens of records in jeopardy as nearly 250 million Americans from coast to coast feel below-average temperatures. The cold-air invasion has already begun and will reach its peak later this week. In fact, parts of all the Lower 48 states will feel the chill, except for Florida, which will stay in the 70s and 80s. On Tuesday morning, temperatures will plummet to the single digits in the northern Plains and the teens in the central and southern Plains. And there won’t be much daytime...
  • Season of the Witch

    10/29/2023 6:05:48 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 41 replies ^ | 10/31/2009 | Jack Kinsella
    Religious holidays are all but illegal in 21st-century America. Those few that survive have been watered down beyond recognition. Thanksgiving, a day once solemnly set aside to thank God for our blessings as a nation, has morphed into Turkey Day, a day set aside to worship the guest of honor at dinner. “Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.” (Romans 1:25) Most Americans don’t gather to give thanks to God, they gather to eat and watch football. For millions, it is the...
  • The Landkady’s Tale, a Halloween Tradition on Freerepublic

    10/27/2023 3:43:35 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 15 replies
    Vanity by Swordmaker | 2000 | Swordmaker
    The Landlady's Tale By SWORDMAKER copyright 2000Preface The following story was told to me by the woman who rented my parents their first home in California when they moved to Sacramento in 1939. A devout Catholic (so much so that although she had been divorced by her husband, she did not consider the divorce valid and did not remarry until her husband died many years later) the landlady swore on her Bible, in front of my sister and me after she told us the story, that it was absolutely true. She was quite serious about it.In the 1970s, I personally...
  • Most popular Halloween candy in Pennsylvania revealed

    10/18/2023 11:10:29 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 25 replies
    KDKA Pittsburgh ^ | 10/17/23 | Michael Guise
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Halloween is right around the corner, and it's time to stock up on candy for trick-or-treating. While the trick-or-treating ghouls and goblins will take home numerous treats, a recent study found the one Halloween candy on everyone's mind in Pennsylvania., an online candy retailer, looked at the data and found the most popular Halloween candy in the Keystone State is Hershey's Mini Bars. The bars include Krackel, Mr. Goodbar and Hershey's Special Dark. Ohio's top choice is Blow Pops and West Virginia's is Butterfingers. The most popular candy nationwide is Reese's Cups, followed by M&M's, Hot...
  • M&M’s will dispatch free Halloween emergency ‘Rescue Squad’ to refill your candy bowl

    10/16/2023 10:15:56 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 32 replies
    NY Post | 10/16/23 | Brooke Steinberg
    Here’s a neat trick if you happen to run out of Halloween treats. M&M’s wants to make sure that everyone has an ample supply of candy this year by launching their first-ever Halloween Rescue Squad, which promises to restock your sweets free of charge. Mars, the parent company for the colorful chocolate morsels, recently commissioned a survey showing that about half of American households are concerned they might run out of candy for Halloween — and 89% fessed up to consuming too many of the confections themselves before it came time to give away to costumed kiddos. “The Halloween season...
  • Mum divides opinion after sharing 'switch witch' Halloween tradition (taking almost all of their kid’s Halloween candy away and replacing it with a toy)

    10/13/2023 5:21:12 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 29 replies
    Motherly ^ | October 13, 2023 | Gregory Robinson
    Emily Jensen, a mum from Utah, has become a big part of the Halloween conversation thanks to her trick-or-treat concept switch. The labour and delivery nurse shares two-year-old daughter Aria with health coach Levi Jensen and the little one is the star of the viral Halloween clip. A mum has divided the opinion of the internet after sharing her ‘switch witch’ Halloween tradition online. With the scariest day of the year fast approaching, people online are looking for new ways to spice up spooky season. “Trick-or-treating is fun, but kids don’t really need all that candy, so here’s what we...
  • Musical Interlude topic for October 2023

    10/01/2023 7:29:14 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 29 replies
    YouTube etc ^ | May 5, 2022 etc | Jonathan Richman et al
    I'm a Little Dinosaur (Live) | 2:07Jonathan Richman - Topic | 3.63K subscribers | 951 views | May 5, 2022
  • The World’s Largest and Smelliest Flower Is at Risk of Extinction, Scientists Say

    09/30/2023 2:35:28 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    Smithsonian ^ | September 28, 2023 | Margaret Osborne
    Researchers are calling for urgent protections for corpse flowers in the Rafflesia genus, which live only in remote rainforests of Southeast AsiaMost plants in the parasitic genus Rafflesia—which contains the world’s largest flower—may be at risk of extinction, new research suggests. Often called corpse flowers or stinking corpse lilies, these blossoms are infamous for their distinctive odor of rotting flesh. Though the genus does not include the corpse flower called titan arum, known for drawing crowds to botanic gardens when it blooms once every few years, Rafflesia plants have short-lived, rancid blossoms all their own. As of now, just one...