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McCain Supporter Denies Candy To Children Of Obama Supporters On Halloween


By Central TX Mom - Posted on 01 November 2008

You really have to watch this nutjob lady!  What a lunatic!

McCain Supporter Denies Candy To Children Of Obama Supporters On Halloween (VIDEO)

Kids in this suburban Detroit neighborhood cried foul after a McCain supporter refused to give them candy because they were the children of Obama supporters. Whatever your politics, I think we can all agree it's beyond the pale to deny children candy on Halloween.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/11/01/mccain-supporter-denies-c_n_140075.html

 

Hell, they should have come here.  We bought so much candy, and no trick or treaters.  Found out only one child lives in the neighborhood....MINE!

Anyway that just shows how bitter some of these supporters have become.  Thanks goodness that wasn't my child...ya'll would have been hearing about it on CNN!

 Thanks goodness that wasn't my child...ya'll would have been hearing about it on CNN!

Yes indeed Suthn!!  I'm with you :-)

 

"I SO voted for Barack Obama!  10/25/08"

Funny how this low level of nasty is always from McCain people. Hmmm....

My son had his best friend over Friday to go to a concert with us and his family is SO in the tank for McCain - the kids fight about it at school When I knew he would be arriving we took our yard signs down so as not to make him uncomfortable. That's how Obama supporters do things! 

 

- formerly klaf

What a BITCH!!! Sorry she just pissed me off...You DON'T do that to CHILDREN!

Wicked Witch of the East ... did you notice her nose? 

Obama/Biden 2008

It certainly highlights the difference between McCain/Palin and Obama/Biden supporters. One is a message of hope. The other, well that message is getting worse as the election approaches.

God, I hope they get trounced on Tuesday. Nothing but a good old fashioned a$$ kickin' will do now. 

 God, I hope they get trounced on Tuesday. Nothing but a good old fashioned a$$ kickin' will do now. 

^5   high five!!  ^5!!    

"I SO voted for Barack Obama!  10/25/08"

 Disgusting behavior from a "grown up"

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Well, giving out candy is a socialist idea anyway.

Next on the list: Christmas. Santa Claus wears Red -- coincidence? I think not my freedom-loving friends!

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, & wiser people so full of doubts.
-- Bertrand Russel

LOL!!   LOL!!!!  That was funny TinSoldier! 

"I SO voted for Barack Obama!  10/25/08"

So she punished children for their parents beliefs?

What a bitch. I mean that's just low, low, low. 

By 2020 all those kids will be voting.

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I know, but still, I feel bad for the kiddies. People's political beliefs shouldn't dictate which kids get candy and which kids don't.

If she is a hard core fundamentalist we can only hope that she's losing her mind over the fact that Halloween is a tradition of pagan origins.

I wonder if McCain and Palin can use her for their next rally?
"Shirley the Bitch" can stand aside "Joe the Plumber" and "Ed the Dentist" in support of his flailing campaign.

This is what Hannity, Savage and Limbaugh do to Republicans. I can't imagine what this womans world is like.

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When did my ex-wife move to Detriot?
Seriously - I can totally believe someone refused to give candy to kids.  That's nothing compared to what I lived with for 10 years.  Heck - that was a normal day.  (She gets steak, the kids get PBJ.  Seriously!)

If you think Halloween is driving her nuts because of its pagan origins, just wait till Christmas (AKA the Festival of Sol Invictus ("Unconquered Sun")), plus the Christmas tree is a reminder of Germanic pagan beliefs.

Seriously, you don't do that to children because of someone their parents support. It's just not right. Well, a few more future Democrats on the way.

In my neck o' the woods, Halloween is widely considered the Devil's birthday - elementary schools don't permit class parties like they did in my childhood, with spiders and witches and ghosts for decor. Instead they have Fall Fest the week after... but no witches or goblins - only pumpkins and cupcakes.

Many houses give out religious tracts instead of candy.

It's funny that the same fundies who argue with secular people that Christmas and Thanksgiving should be maintained as federal holidays because of important traditional and cultural roles completely dismiss the important traditional and culture role of Halloween. 
What a HORRIBLE WOMAN!!  Who does that?  Seriously!!  I mean, they're just kids for God's sake!!  
Is it me, or is McCain rallying the segregationists who were in hiding since 1980?
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Sticker/sign tally in Orange County, CA:

  • Obama - 10
  • McCain - 3
  • (As of 2008/10/31)

What do you mean 1980?  This is left over from the '60s.  There are still people upset over desegregation in the schools.
Maybe Lewis wasn't so far off after all....
I think he was right on the money. 
I confused them with the evangelicals. D'oh!
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Sticker/sign tally in Orange County, CA:

  • Obama - 10
  • McCain - 3
  • (As of 2008/10/31)

You must've been thinking congregationalists - except for when there is a church split for some reason.

I live in Craven County and am familiar with the person who did the casket thing, Bill Harper.

This guy is a well-known loudmouth who is known for disrupting town meetings, posting inflammatory signs around town and generally making a nuisance of himself.  He's an ultra conservative who ran for Commissioner multiple times and was finally elected (maybe because he finally wore people down).  It didn't surprise me at all when I read about this and that he was responsible.

The man is truly a whack job.

"Is it me, or is McCain rallying the segregationists who were in hiding since 1980?"  By segregationists, you mean real Americans?  LOL!! =)

This woman is not helping her cause.  This was a traumatic experience for those children and their parent's outrage only reinforces this woman's actions in their young, developing minds as morally wrong.

This will become part of their moral and political filter.

In the years to come, these children will be adult American citizens - many will vote, and some may even run for office.  All of the will remember her!

And then there's the current reality that she is just a bitter, sad, pathetic, nasty, McCain supporter - who has no soul. 

...He really does bring out the best in people, doesn't he?  His mother must be proud!

Okay, ellen, but umm, while I think this was bad and wrong and stupid, I don't think that it comes anywhere close to "a traumatic experience for those children". 

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, & wiser people so full of doubts.
-- Bertrand Russel

Traumatic has degrees.  This would be mildly traumatic because, in the moment it happened, it did cause mild psychological distress.   Will it lead to neurosis?  I highly doubt it... but you can bet it left an impression on those children they will never forget!  Especially those 5 years of age and older.  

This has to be one of the most stunning displays of stupidity I've seen throughout this election.  Who in their right mind turns away children on Halloween?!?!  These children are more likely to be motivated, not traumatized. 

I am somehow comforted by the fact that this woman will be reminded of her decision every devil's night for the next 15 years.  I only feel bad for her neighbors who risk receiving the collateral damage.

I think the problem was that these kids didn't make over $250,000 a year.  If they had I'm sure the loon would have given them double or triple.
Nah, all they needed was a fake plumber's license.
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Sticker/sign tally in Orange County, CA:

  • Obama - 10
  • McCain - 3
  • (As of 2008/10/31)

And 1000 dollars worth of backtaxes.
I like the cut of your jib.
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Sticker/sign tally in Orange County, CA:

  • Obama - 10
  • McCain - 3
  • (As of 2008/10/31)

This woman is clearly disturbed. And not too bright. She's handing out M&M's stapled to McCain literature to McCain supporters and not Obama supporters? Way to turn the vote, Shirley! Guess she hasn't heard the one about preaching to the choir.

Anyway, here's a video from one of her former students (yes, she taught children):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JF1tFOC05h8

I am glad the TV station (a Fox outlet...how cool) made a big deal about this woman. This is more than "symbolic" of the infection of hate and smallness that has overtaken the Republican base -- it is entirely symptomatic of mid-century right-wing fascism when, literally, neighbor turned against neighbor at the behest of the state.

Local outlets don't suffer from the same taint as does the national station.

I just watched the video, BTW. Wow.

Can't these loons find some other party to sabotage? I mean, it's okay for this election but for the future? 

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, & wiser people so full of doubts.
-- Bertrand Russel

OMG, I was cracking up over her former students video! WTF? Thats a shame

"Obama 4 President --- Candy for ALL"   I'm proud of those Obama supporters!!!!!!

 

That lady needs her head examined! You don't do that to children. They can't even vote, why punish them for something they have no control over?  That woman is vile and should take the express train to Hell.

Maybe ol' Shirley Nagel of Grosse Point Farms Michigan needs a flood of really nice cards and letters telling her that out of Christian charity we forgive her petty mean spirited treatment of her neighbors and their children. She's listed at switchboard.com.... :)
Uh, no. She already got in the local news and is now the butt of jokes on the 'net, if not her neighborhood. Harassing her would be a rationale for retribution to some people, including her.
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Sticker/sign tally in Orange County, CA:

  • Obama - 10
  • McCain - 3
  • (As of 2008/10/31)

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