MI woman denies Halloween treats to children of Obama supporters

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  1. Ntombi macrumors 68030

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    One of the houses we took the kids trick-or-treating at gave 1 piece of candy for McCain kids and 2 pieces for Obama kids. I thought it was funny, but there you go.
     
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    In a similar vein,

    I think the Obama "Hope" T-Shirt I was wearing Friday night while I was giving out treats scared one or two parents in my heavily (R) neighborhood FAR more than if Freddy Kruger was giving their kids candy.

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  4. LeahM macrumors 6502a

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    Should it really matter, since they are NOT voting.
     
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    Petty.

    The same would apply in reverse.

    For so many reasons, not least of which is these are just kids here...
     
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    Maybe she only had enough candy for 1 in (4 or 5) kids, so she decided to oust those Obama supporters and kill 3-4 kids with 1 question.
     
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    On the one hand, at least people are getting involved. I have seen this race lurch its way into communities much more than the others in my lifetime.
     
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    lol that line in the description sure made me chuckle:

    "with the woman accused of denying children candy."

    denying candy ? like they have some constitutional right to get candy ?


    god, i hate halloween ...
     
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    Well, those kids sure got an early introduction into the politics of hate.

    The irony was, it probably gave 'em a good reason to be anything but Republican when they grow up. :D
     
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    I passed out small boxes of Sunmaid raisins to everyone Halloween night and saved myself the hassle. :D In my humble opinion, people shouldn't be introduced to politics for any reason until they're 14-15 years old, giving them time to learn proper American history and civics before they get the right to vote at 18.
     
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    Ha, good luck with that. Most adults don't know "proper' US History and/or civics.
     
  12. Lyle macrumors 68000

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    Bingo.

    Although I did have to laugh at the joke I heard about someone taking the candy out of one trick-or-treater's basket to "redistribute" it to the other children who had less. :D
     
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    What an effin' moran. Why the hell would you do this to kids?


    I hated people who gave out raisins when I was a kid. Kids want candy, damnit. :D
     
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    I loved the people who gave me the raisins they hated. :D
     
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    Halloween has been an example of socialist redistributionism for years and years. I remember my mom telling all of us ( 7 in all. Irish Catholic ) to share it evenly. Then we would fight over the different types for days..

    People learn about politics at an early age.;)
     
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    Eh? Most American adults don't know American history. Can you tell me the number of times the United States has been at war with Britain for instance? I bet the vast majority of America is ignorant of history (as is Britain I'm sad to say).

    Kids should be introduced to politics early, so that they can recognise the numerous attempts that will inevitably happen as they grow up to swing their opinions in one way or another.
     
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    I couldnt care less. No one is entitled to free candy. I consider it a lesson in entitlement. If these Obama parents were smart, instead of their faux "outrage" they would use it as a chance to teach their kids about entitlement in America.

    Oh wait, I just realized where I am. A mac board full of kids whos parents buy them expensive computers and cars. My bad.
     
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    Yup. That's exactly where you are ;)
     
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    It's all a simple misunderstanding folks. She didn't give them candy because she was, in fact, almost out. She wanted to retain at least a few pieces so she would have something substantive to shove in her ear so she could re-direct the pain of an Obama win to her fragile GOP brain.
     
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    Wow thats insane.
    I wish I was 13 or 14 again, and livng in that neighborhood. The fun I would have with her.

    toilet paper in the trees
    ding dong ditch all night long
    Dog dodo in a nicely wrapped gift package left on doorstep
    write a big I hate children in her lawn, with weed killer

    I'm sure she must have been pranked that night or later that weekend.
     
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    Who peed in your cereal bowl?
     
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    Responding to hate with more hate? I didn't think that anyone could possibly stand for that. :rolleyes:
     
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    Wow- I'm 41 and my parents never bought me any of that. I've always bought my own cars and computers. :rolleyes:
     
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    omg this is super cool to hear stuff about MI! My mom lives near Grosse Pointe and I know people who went to Grosse Pointe North and Grosse Pointe South high schools!!!
     

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