Halloween ‘Safe Zone’ Gives Kids of All Ages a Trick-or-Treat Experience

Valerie Schremp Hahn, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 29, 2014

For the seventh Halloween in a row, St. Louis Alderman Antonio French is helping to give hundreds of children a fun part of childhood.

He’s helping to organize a six-block “safe zone” for area children to trick-or-treat from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. The location has varied from year to year, but this year’s is the same as the last: the two blocks of Holly, Red Bud and Athlone avenues, bordering the southwest edge of O’Fallon Park.

There are about 250 houses in the area, and so far about 100 houses have signed up. Last year, about 1,000 children came to the area for trick-or-treating. The safe zones have become a project of The North Campus, French’s tutoring and education program for children in several north St. Louis neighborhoods.

Commmitteewoman Laura Keys, who lives in the 4500 block of Athlone, said the safe zone was an expansion of an effort she made years ago to send letters to her neighbors and encourage her block to participate in Halloween. She remembers one elderly man telling her why he never wanted to give out candy.

“He talked about not feeling safe to open his door. If he doesn’t feel safe, how many of my neighbors don’t feel safe?”

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North Campus provides candy to families who have signed up to give it out, and some families supplement with their own. A North Campus shuttle patrols the area, and St. Louis police keep an eye on it, too. Some volunteers will give out candy from the porches of some houses that are vacant but not necessarily abandoned, French says.

Last weekend, neighborhood children got together at The Sanctuary, another part of North Campus, and carved 50 pumpkins to decorate porches in the safe zone.

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  • Korean guy

    Happy Halloween!!

    • Usually Much Calmer

      Thank you!

    • Sick of it

      Enjoy scaring people during the one time of the year that you can get away it.

      • I am wearing my old battle-reenactment uniform: Waffen SS. I was asked at the store whether it was just a costume or if it was who I really am.

        • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

          So tempting to wear a Klan uniform, and walk around in “da hood”. Blacks need to be reminded of what Whites are capable of. When we used to remind them regularly, we didn’t have knock-out games and Fergusons to worry about. Most of rural America was a Negro free zone, and Blacks knew to stay out.

          • Lion’s Mane

            A very important reason for racial separation is so that one race cannot rule over another. (Power corrupts. Racial dominance corrupts completely.) Liberals know the score: they are striving to impose minority rule on the founding peoples of the U.S. This is clearly a revenge tactic. Today’s Whites have become so filled with false guilt, shame, and horror over slavery — something they never participated in — that they have become callous and indifferent to the fate of their own race.

          • pcmustgo

            Funny…. as a joke of course.

          • pcmustgo

            Oh, did you see these Amazing Racist videos on Youtube? He did just that…

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8t04muNIdw

        • Oil Can Harry

          I just got back from the famed Greenwich Village Halloween Parade.

          They had a float featuring mock headstones of beloved celebs who recently died: Joan Rivers, Maya Angelou, Robin Williams, Casey Kasem…

          …and Michael Brown. I wanted to puke.

          • Olorin

            In other words, it was a pretty good year, huh?

          • Nancy

            It gives us a number to beat for next year.

          • pcmustgo

            Big up NYC in the house!!!!!!!!!!!!!! on Amren!

        • Cid Campeador

          Just Curious,
          Was your uniform that of an SS-Oberstgruppenführer?

      • StillModerated

        I scare the little curmudgeons by playing Russian church music with the volume turned up to 11. Spookiest, haunting stuff on record! It can be heard a block away.

    • Korean guy

      I am living in Quebec City until the end of this year to learn French, and yesterday, the waitresses (all skinny young white women) were wearing scary costumes and make-ups in the cafe I frequently visit and I loved it.

      Charlie Brown Halloween episode and Christmas episode are my favourite Charlie Brown episodes.

      • Lion’s Mane

        Mais il ne pleut jamais en Californie du Sud.

        (J’espère que les questions sur les relations interraciales vous intéressent, monsieur. Les Français indigènes sont en danger de disparaître de ce monde.)

        • Samuel Hathaway

          Since there is no English translation, what you just wrote looks to be basic French, so tell me if this is what you wrote:
          the first line is about something that was never in Southern California… the comment in parenthesis is something like you hope that the question of interracial relations that you find interesting.. the native French are in peril of disappearing from the world? … or something like that….

          • shmo123

            He said it never “rains” in California–or specifically southern, which you got. Some kind of play on the song lyrics I guess. Native French disappearing from this world.

          • Lion’s Mane

            I mentioned that the native French are in danger of being lost to this world, and that I hoped that our Korean interlocutor had an interest in race-relations matters.

        • Korean guy

          Bien sur, je suis tres interesse par les relations interraciales

          I have been reading AmRen for many years 🙂 and I have also tried my best to give an answer to my best knowledge, whenever someone asked a question about Coree du Sud ou Corre du Nord ou any other East Asian country.

          La Quebec City est tres tres jolie. I feel like I am in another very beautiful country. Les Canadienne-Francaise femmes est tres belle. C’est tres sur et propre ici.

          I heard that people of French ancestry tend to be a bit short, and I thought that would be misinformation or a silly joke, but after having lived here for a while, I realized that that was not a joke.

          Coming to live here for a while was one of the greatest decisions I have ever made in my life.

          • Batterytrain

            Who cares about Koreans or Asians here anyway? This is not Asia’s finest forum. Koreans/East Asian are not Caucasian/White and are racially inferior to them, no matter how much they try to invent fantasies. East Asians should not be in Caucasian lands period, they have their own hive lands they can go to and they are just gooky and alien to the core. Also even that information about French height is wrong.

          • Magician

            The Korean Guy was posting here when I started posting here three years ago

            And he was never ever rude to anyone here, or argued his race is superior to white race. He does not come here to prove the superiority of one race over another

            There are some white Americans who visit or stay in other predominantly white countries for various reasons such as job offers or going to a graduate school there. Some schools in Australia welcome American college students to come and study there. Should we white Americans be never ever allowed in other white countries or Asian countries? No I believe it is OK for some of us to visit other western countries or East Asian countries as long as we don’t “flood” those countries, and we respect the indigenous locals and their own culture while we are there.

          • Korean guy

            “Koreans/East Asian are not Caucasian/White and are racially inferior to them”

            Dude, you are welcome think Koreans ( or East Asians ) are inferior. Be my guest.

            I would be living quite a sad and lonely life if my happiness comes from some dude in another country acknowledging my country ( or all three East Asian countries? ) is superior.

            So what if Koreans are superior to white race? I could still be living a very sad life even if my race is “superior” and “smarter” than another race.

            And even if my race does turn out to be dumber than another race (Japanese, Chinese, American or African or any race)

            I can still be very happy while being a member of a “dumb race”.

            When I was getting a refill for my beverage a few days ago, a waitress wrote down her phone # and gave it to me.

            I kept it with me, I did not give her a response, and in the evening of the following day, I sent her my response.

            One of the things I learned about dating – if a woman ever gives me her phone number, never, ever give her a call or text message in the same day. Make her wait a day at least.

            And when she does see my response, after more than 24 hours later, she will be overjoyed.

            My happiness comes from her, and no matter what you, or anyone, says about the entire East Asian race, it won’t make me sad, bro.

            Go ahead, keep on saying whatever you want to say about East Asians. Meanwhile, I have a cute little waitress that I have to keep happy anyways.

            One final benefit – she promised me she will give me quite a bit of free stuff.

          • Lion’s Mane

            Thank you for your reply.

            I would never even think of flooding Korea with foreign immigration of any kind, ethnically cleansing the native population there, yet this is precisely what is happening to historically White nations. I would absolutely refuse ever to exploit the peoples of the Koreas in any way whatsoever. I want all nations to be free.

            I would expect that you would feel pain and frustration if your native country suddenly became 40% African Black and another 15% Hispanic, and the native Koreans were being dispossessed.
            But perhaps you take the view that race differences are altogether trivial?

            The majority of white people these days are obsessed with “racism,” which concept was a political propaganda weapon of the communist movement for world domination. Since WWII, many Whites have come to believe that it’s immoral for themselves — but not for most non-Whites — to have racial interests. White nations ought not be ashamed of their genetic and cultural heritage. This irrational fear of being called “racist” is what’s killing Western Civilization.

          • Magician

            … but France is finally waking up

            (Banning full burkas and street prayers)

            And other than the two major cities, there are not many immigrants in other parts of France

  • In North St. Louis, you can get lots of tricks, but really no treats.

    • Voice of Reason

      I thought on Halloween coloreds usually invade YT’s neighborhood for the gibbsmes.

      • Sick of it

        They do everywhere else, so I’m sure St. Louis is not an exception.

        • awb

          I quit. Too many youf’s. Indep. Mo.

    • propagandaoftruth

      Sounds like Halloween is the safest night of the year.

      • Kenner

        If you use protection.

  • MekongDelta69

    “Safe Zone” = No blacks

    • benvad

      Mentioning safe zones and Bantus is the definition of an oxymoron to say the least.

    • Pathfinder75

      “Safe Zone” = No Mexicans or Central Americans,either.

    • Luca

      We used to have immense safe zones in America. Back then they called it segregation.

      • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

        Exactly. Where there are Negroes, there is “Africa in our Midst”.

        • Pathfinder75

          And where there are Mexicans, there are drug traffickers in our midst.

  • Frank_DeScushin

    I see the following every Halloween — a black mom packing her brood of kids in the car and taking them to a nice white neighborhood so that they can trick-or-treat without getting shot. It’s a begrudging acceptance by the black mom that whites create far safer environments. Of course, The Narrative tells us that the difference between the neighborhoods is purely socioeconomic, but we and even that mother know better.

    • benvad

      We should keep them out and forced back into their area. Wherever and whenever there’s a FREE handout Bantus will be present.

      • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

        Yes we should. If they want less crime, they need to clean their neighborhoods up, not invade ours. Our neighborhoods used to be off limits to them, and for good reason. The correct number of Blacks in a White neighborhood is zero.

        • Pathfinder75

          “The correct number of Blacks in a White neighborhood is zero.”

          The same thing can (and should) be said about Mexicans.

      • Nancy

        It reminds me of that old joke about God giving out certain traits in Heaven, and the people who’ve yet to be born having to get in line for whichever trait they want.

        In my theory, traits like Selflessness, Moderation, Intelligence, etc. were offered for a small fee by a worker angel, and people had to stand in separate queue lines at each window, kind of like at your local courthouse. After all, regardless of the small fee involved, those were the traits most everyone wanted, and of course were limited to one per customer.

        However, Heaven was short-staffed, so the throw-away characteristics like Selfishness, Ignorance, Impulsivity, and Violence were all sitting in a box at an empty table, with a sign on them saying, “FREE! Help Yourselves.”

        Guess which line the Bantus all ran to?

    • Travis Lee

      Do they give out candy in the hood?

      I don’t think so.

      • mikekingjr

        .22 bullets.

      • Magician

        If 11 year old black girls and boys ever show up at the door it would also be wise to give out condoms as well as candies

        That will save our government a lot of money in the future

    • Mary

      That was my experience this evening while taking my children trick-or-treating in my own neighborhood. It happens every year to some extent, but it was particularly bad this year. I live in a fairly nice, nearly all-White subdivision in a nice suburb. However, the bonehead developers built a few apartment complexes in the area that have noticeably declined in the last few years. This year, there were several groups of blacks as well as several groups of Spanish-speakers taking their broods around my neighborhood. Most either drove their kids from house-to-house or just parked in front of someone’s house and walked. None live here. My husband and I were profoundly displeased.

      • kikz2

        i’ll never live near another. ….. there was lots of open land around our quite ritzy master planned community….. a few years later, across the creek on one side, huge apartment complex went in.. and there were even bridges built so the apt dwellers had access to our park, and our walking trails, and… our homes….. :/ NEVER AGAIN. just last wk, there was a flasher arrested.. of course he lives in the apts, he is a baptist youth minister, who spends his spare time, riding the bike trails through the lovely wood, behind the elementary school, flashing women on his bike.. as of ystrdy, i’ve found out there is another older, copycat doing the same, sighted a few blocks south.. hopefully they’ll catch this older flasher as well…. eyeroll……………….

        you ought to check online for local “Section 8” rentals of homes and apts in your zipcode.. this will give you some idea as to the actual ‘coverage’ of your newfound diversity……. because that’s usually the plan i’ve discovered.. the apts get old, they turn them into section 8’s.

        always chk this as due diligence before moving into an area, don’t depend on some twit real estate agent to tell you the low down….

    • Garrett Brown

      When I lived in an all white neighborhood before turning 15 we were bordered by run down, low quality apartments. What you described happened every year and there were more kids from the apartments taking candy than the kids in the actual neighborhood. The only trick or treaters that were ever rude or asked for more were those same kids.

      • Nancy

        I remember one of the worst days of the school year for us teachers in da hood was the day after Halloween. We’d be driving in to work (a good 45-min drive for us whites, who live nowhere near the ghetto), and see the Bantus walking to school eating Halloween candy by the fistfuls, yelling and jumping around, and dropping the wrappers along the sidewalk. Most of their candy was eaten by Nov. 2, since the Baby Mommas didn’t do anything to stop their shirrens from stuffing their faces with junk.

        It made for a worse-than-usual school day, as those little bleepers don’t need extra sugar, particularly at 8a.m.

        • Garrett Brown

          Candy for breakfast, how nutritious!

        • RacialRay

          As much sympathy as I have for law enforcement in minority areas, I’ve always felt sorriest for the poor teachers in those neighborhoods. They truly ARE the “front lines” in the struggle. I can always retreat back into my nice, safe, insular white universe whenever the events of the day overwhelm me. The only blacks I see on a regular basis are the miscreants featured on the nightly news. But the teachers in schools where there is a significant black enrollment must be living a nightmare they cannot wake up from. I can’t imagine risking my life in the futile effort to teach belligerent, uncomprehending blacks the basics of simple arithmetic, or the nuances of a language they have no respect for.

          • Nancy

            We really didn’t have time for actual teaching, since 85% of our energy went to behavior management.

          • RacialRay

            Like trying to teach a pig to whistle. It can’t be done and tends to annoy the pig. You babysat them until it was time for prison.

          • Nancy

            Exactly right, RR. In fact, Google “Kortez Hurt”. He was a student in my class, one of the worst-behaved.

          • RacialRay

            Wow. I’ll bet his mama’s proud.

            I always thought that the idea of imposing a sentence of “life” plus additional years, presumably beyond the end of life, was rather meaningless and silly. But I’ll make an exception in this case.

            “Kill him twice, hangman!”

          • Nancy

            Yep. he hasn’t changed one bit since first grade. His favorite thing to say was, “I din’ do nuthin, Miss Frog.” (My maiden name was frequently mispronounced beyond recognition, even though it was one syllable.)

            I can just imagine him with a gun in his hand, his victim dead on the floor in front of him, when the cops show up to put him in handcuffs. He’s standing there, his lower jaw still obstinately set to the side, saying, “I din’ do nuthin…”

        • pcmustgo

          That’s a low class thing. I once knew of a beautiful white girl my parent’s friends were trying to adopt through foster care. Her mother had men in and out of the house and would feed the kid a bottle of soda – that was food for the entire day. They had to give her back to the white trash momma’ too…

          • pcmustgo

            blond hair, blue eyed.

          • Nancy

            I don’t doubt it. That first year, I did have two white girls in the class, one of whom bore an uncanny resemblance to Honey Boo Boo.

    • kikz2

      We’ve had hordes of mexicans do just that the first years after new subdivisions go in, they build most of the houses in the area, here n. of dallas, so that’s where they bring their kids…… but his year, halloween was a bust even for the locals, we didn’t have 20 kids last night.. never seen it so slack……..i guess they all go to parties now, instead of trick or treating….(shrugs)? that seems to be dying…..

      Your comment puts me in mind of the PBS commercial that’s run for a few years now… young black artist who teaches other minority teens how to paint…

      …..As the commercial proceeds he tells us his back story…..that as a youth his environment crumbled due to gangs……daily he had to risk his life navigating multiple gang territories just to get home from school and then he found PBS… and discovered the wonderful world of White cluture, where he got to see this whole new world of “safety and calm” his exact words, of arts and sciences, etc., and THIS world became his respite from the violence that surrounded him daily in his world……. he was entranced w/ that creepy Bob Ross painter (can you tell i’m a fan of Bill Alexander and his ALMIGHTY clouds!?) Ross was calming to him and eventually influenced his career, saved his life in actuality… as he attributes PBS’s influence keeping him out of the gangs…..

      Lately i’ve found myself yelling back at the tv when the commercial comes on, “AND YOU HAVE THE WHITE WORLD TO THANK FOR THAT INFLUENCE OF SAFETY AND CALM, DON’T YOU?”

      Changes in my general environment, due to enrichment from diversity, at least at the grocery store….w/in the last year, have led me to the quite outspoken behavior that when i see something fantastic and worthy brought about …of course by Whites, I make sure to point that out to my grown kids.. “You see that, thanks White People!” or if there is some scientific innovation, yeah & thanks White/Asian people!……..if nothing else, pointing out the obverse has also heightened their awareness as to reality.

      • Nancy

        I do the exact same thing. We like watching The Amazing Race, and each week they’re in a First-World nation, I point out to my 8-year-old, “Look at that cathedral! It’s hundreds of years old! Guess who built that?”

        Likewise, when they’re trudging around some Third World litterbox, I’m quick to point out, “Yep…those mud huts/tents/shacks with no running water and raw sewage pooling on the street, brought to you by your Friendly Neighborhood Sub-species!”

        Of course, the producers of the show frame it differently: “These proud people have an ancient, amazingly preserved culture dating back four thousand years!” (Translation: “These pathetic throwbacks are an obsolete model of human beings, have not evolved one iota in centuries, still live in ignorance and filth, but we in the Western media want you to believe they are our moral and cultural equals!”)

        • Samuel Hathaway

          Nice translation, Nancy. After the Haitian earthquake, we were treated to comments about Haitians who were, um, proud to be Haitian… the poor dears.

      • Who Me?

        HEY! I LOVED to watch Bob Ross paint! Watched him enough I finally convinced myself to get a few tubes of the Bob Ross Paint (and a jar of “Magic White”) and a couple of canvasses. I actually painted a couple of fairly good pictures with them, too. That’s pretty good since I can’t actually DRAW anything recognizable in the normal sense of the word.
        Ross was always talking about “happy little clouds”, or trees or whatever. My husband remarked that maybe ol’ Bob had smoked few too many “happy little weeds”! Whatever. I thought it was great that he was doing something he liked and was able to inspire others to do the same, and there were no non-whites on his show. They were pretty much a one-man band affair, aside from the occasional squirrel or baby bird.

        • Samuel Hathaway

          Bob Ross art show was on PBS.. in only thirty minutes he would paint beautiful landscapes, tell corny stories that was quintessentially white, middle American, innocent culture. Heard he passed away…I really miss his show.

          • Who Me?

            Yes. He passed away in 1995 at the age of 53. I cried.

      • LexiconD1

        I loved Bob Ross. His show had an ASMR quality to it.

    • StillModerated

      Hang a noose on your front lawn and they’ll stay away in droves. I noticed that white families come earlier — around 6 until 7:30, then come the tawnies. I pack it in when the first Third Worlders arrive, sorry, I’m all out.

      • LexiconD1

        First Mexican or Black that arrives at our door…we turn off the lights, close the door, and we’re done for the night.

        We got around 25 TOT, all said, “Thank You”, when they got their candy, except the Mexicans. The ‘Mom’ said it (after I pointed out to my son these kids were, obviously, not from our neighborhood because they did not bother to say thank you.)

        Then it began to rain…right before the scum would normally begin showing up. We were lucky, and had a nice Halloween.

        • Samuel Hathaway

          Mexicans don’t say thank you because they’ve never been taught how to say the phrase, even in Spanish. They’re the next entitlement minded constituency that’s going to assist our First-Mulatto-In-Chief in transforming the country.

          Like you, I noticed the white kids say “thank you” or if they were too young, like one cute little white tot of about 3, the parents will remind them to say “thank you.”

          • Nancy

            Both the Browns and the Blacks are short on common courtesy. Last school year, I showed up for my youngest’s Field Day at school, and brought her popsicles. I had enough for the whole class and then some, but usually the kids are all spread out over the playground and I don’t see them all.

            I saw my daughter and gave her a popsicle. A little while later, her class had to line up to go inside and take a break from the heat, so I was able to hand out popsicles to everyone.

            Instead of saying “Thank you”, this one Mexican kid who learned about MY DAUGHTER having one earlier, was mad because “he wanted two popsicles” and “It wasn’t fair”. So I asked him, “So whenever you see something that someone else has, you’re going to demand to have one, too?”

            He was still obstinately rude, grumbling about getting what he wants, so I said, “Well, good luck with that. Send me a postcard from prison.”

    • Magician

      I would imagine the black mom to be around the age 20 and five kids getting off the car

  • LHathaway

    Now if we could only extend the ‘safe area’ to everywhere.

    • kikz2

      you mean… again…

  • AmericanCitizen

    What greater way to highlight the dysfunction in our inner cities? Blacks need a Potemkin Village to celebrate Halloween in a civilized area.

  • guest

    The safest zones are those with no diversity, and the diversity cult would never want that. They want all places to be “enriched” with the “blessings of diversity”, even at the costs of people’s safety and lives.

  • dd121

    I’ll be safe, I won’t go anywhere near North St. Louis.

  • DD-762

    How are they making it safe for the black children, keeping out white cops? (Sarc.)

  • Pathfinder75

    Am I the only one here who hates this wretched “holiday” called Halloween? Please tell me I’m not alone in this.Whatever the Halloween equivalent of “Bah!Humbug!” is,that’s exactly how I feel about this toothache-causing, waistline-expanding, artery-clogging monstrosity of a “holiday”!

    Bah!…whatever.

    • DD-762

      Believe or not, next to Christmas, Americans spend the largest amount of money on Halloween celebrations.

      My daughter’s neighborhood goes all out for Halloween. Most, if not all, adults participate outside. The entire neighborhood is decorated, one family projects old 1930’s era horror movies on the side of their house, tables are set up outside for adult refreshments, and so on. Oh yeah, did I mention the neighborhood is all white?

      • Pathfinder75

        Bleh.

        The only saving grace I can see in Halloween is that it is not the NFL or the NBA.

        Nevertheless,I do sincerely hope that your children and the children of Amren writers and commenters alike who observe this particular (and atrocious) day have a safe outing,even though their teeth will not be so safe once they’re finished giving themselves tooth decay.

        Did I mention that dental costs are skyrocketing?

        Heh,heh,heh.

        • Guest

          Tooth decay comes from other causes than eating sugar–primarily the health of one’s intestinal flora and one’s genomic predisposition to inflammatory process. Also, sugar is easily removed from the oral cavity using white European hygienic practices. Like flossing and brushing. I’ve seen recent research showing that for whites with good intestinal flora, the best thing you can do is have regular sugary treats in moderation. It actually helps the good gut bugs proliferate.

          • Joseph

            Most of your advice is wrong. Move on to a topic where you actually might have some education or experience.

          • Nancy

            Actually, our dentist says it isn’t the chocolate that’s the problem. It’s “sticky” sweet foods like gummies, Fruit Roll-ups, taffy, that kind of thing. It gets between the teeth and stays there, unless or until the person flosses. She makes all our kids stay completely away from the sticky, chewy stuff.

            So “Guest” isn’t really incorrect, at least in terms of what our dentist tells the kids.

            Also, I have an old friend who’s a dental hygienist. She doesn’t let her kids drink Coke or apple juice. She objects to the acidity coupled with the sugar.

          • kikz2

            and she’s right…. keep em away from the fluoride as well.
            if i remb correctly, mechanics used to use coca cola to clean rust off parts..

          • Who Me?

            I really does a good job of cleaning toilets, too. Just dump a can of it in there, let it sit awhile, swab it good, flush and it really shines.

          • Use pool shock instead. It doesn’t take much.

          • Nancy

            AH! I never thought of that! Great idea!

          • That would have been the phosphoric acid in it. If you have seen the dull, grey metal on a typical late WW-2 firearm, that is steel treated with hot phosphoric acid.

      • Samuel Hathaway

        Yes, having parents go out with their children is commonplace. Tonight I spent Halloween at my parents house, giving out candy. Lot’s of cute little white kids dressed up, and their parents reminding them to say, “thank you.” I’m glad the neighborhood I grew up in hasn’t dramatically changed racially and that Halloween is still a big deal. I hope it remains that way.

        • MBlanc46

          I don’t think we got any tonight without parents. When I was growing up in the 1950s, it would have been mortifying to have your parent accompany you. The streets were swarming with groups of children of various ages.

          • Samuel Hathaway

            Yes, times have changed. the 1970s were probably the last decade when kids could stay out after dark without any real worries as long as you were back in by 10 or 10:30 p.m Kids back then went trick or treating without a chaperone with parents telling their kids to be back by 9 to 9:30.

          • MBlanc46

            My buddy and I, when we got to jr high age, would stay out until we started getting the “Isn’t is getting a bit late for trick-or-treating, boys?”

          • Periapsis

            I was able to go trick or treating as a child back in the 1970’s with my siblings and friends without fear. Now where I live, NOBODY lets their kids go trick or treating because of all the black and browns out there, the drunken drivers, and other threats. Everyone has parties or goes to other venues where kids can enjoy Halloween in safety. I do not even bother having candy anymore for them, since I end up eating it over the next three months.

          • Samuel Hathaway

            Yes, it is a tragedy that society has changed so much the worse… back in the 1970s, we heard wild rumors of “razorblades in apples”, and poison candy, but still, we had no reason to fear. No talk of X-ray machines to make sure the candy was safe. No talk or fear of being abducted by murderers or child-molesters on the streets. Parents turned their kids out around 6 p.m. and said to be back by 9:30 or 9:45 p.m.

          • Nancy

            I know…us parents who were in grade school in the 70’s were talking about that last night. It’s sad that we lost that inherently-safe, “come-home-when-the-street-lights-come-on” community.

            Our house is the scariest, most elaborately decorated on the street. My husband has a costume that makes him 10 feet tall, and he wears football shoulder pads, a scary mask, and a hood. He looks like a 10-foot Satan. The kids come from all over the neighborhood to take selfies with him, which looks really cool with the red uplighting and the multiple fog machines. It’s a big hit.

          • Samuel Hathaway

            Sounds like Halloween is still some fun up your way. Halloween is about close-knit communites, out of the limelight It’s good to know the neighborhood kids trust your husband enough to come have pictures made with him… It’s getting harder to find safe, livable communities anymore.

        • kikz2

          i’m jealous. that’s they way it used to be in my neighborhood, when my kids were little.. we live on a cul-de-sac so that’s part of the problem… off the beaten path of the main street of the subdivision…

        • meanqueen

          My last Halloween experience was in the mid 70s. There were blacks and browns in our small town but by and large, they didn’t go out of their way to cause trouble for whites. The whites were rough and tough themselves so were able to keep control of the atmosphere. It seems like things really went to hell in the late 80s and by the 90s, society as we knew it was over. I would never let my children go door to door now by themselves. In fact, I won’t even go out with them by myself, only if my husband goes with us (and he’s usually carrying). The other thing I want to say is, we all acknowledge that blacks, browns, and Muslims have lowered the quality of our lives, hence the point of this website, but the whites these days are ALSO lower quality, more vulgar, more violent, and just all around more menacing and disgusting. Society on the whole has deteriorated. Yes, I’ll be more on guard when I see darks, but whites don’t fill me with confidence either.

          • Nancy

            Certainly being inundated with “ghetto fabulosity” hasn’t done white society any good.

      • pcmustgo

        Well. hey, it’s an ancient (White) pagan Celtic (Irish) Holiday. Sawein.

    • Katherine McChesney

      I agree. A stupid holiday.

      • Pathfinder75

        God bless you.

      • Samuel Hathaway

        Even if you think Halloween is a “stupid” holiday, it still serves an important social function in how demographics of an area play out.

        If you really want to know where the best, safest, and most likely the whitest neighborhoods are, walk the streets on Halloween night and observe how many children are going door-to-door. This is a good sign this is a good, safe, neighborhood and that the homes have maintained their values.

        Don’t be so short-sighted about Halloween that you could not at least understand that on October 31 each year, this is a good indicator if a neighborhood is safe and livable, or not.

        • Mary

          You are correct. However, there is an increasing problem of diverse interlopers who seek out safe, White neighborhoods to obtain their sugary loot. This was very noticeable (and highly unwelcome) in my neighborhood this year.

          • Samuel Hathaway

            Yes, i understand that “diverse interlopers” don’t even want to remain with their own on Halloween, and instinctively know that white neighborhoods are the place to go to keep out of trouble, or to start trouble, as the case may be.

            Several years ago I noticed what you noticed in my parents neighborhood… more Hispanic and black preteens showing up, but that was several years ago. We knew they were from outside the neighborhood, as the neighborhood swim club down the street has no black members. We now, thankfully, have gone back to nearly exclusively white kids coming to the door which this year, was refreshing to see.

            Well, it’s 9:23 p.m. and time to, blow out the pumpkin, lock up and bid farewell to Halloween, 2014.

      • DD-762

        I’ll tell you a stupid holiday. The non-Christian Easter. How did the most important event in Christianity devolve to a rabbit bringing candy to kids? In addition, I really don’t think rabbits lay eggs.

        My favorite Easter tradition was dying raw eggs and placing them in the refrigerator of my firehouse. Funny outcomes, to say the least.

        • Katherine McChesney

          The non- Christian elements of Easter disturb me also. Those elements are as much a part of witchcraft as Halloween is.

          • Samuel Hathaway

            This sounds like multicultuarlists attack on innocent symbols of innocent holiday… jelly beans, chocolate rabbits and pastel colored Easter Eggs… associated with Easter and the resurrection of Christ.. therefore an unconstitutional endorsement of “religion” and therefore offensive to religious minorities which our religiously tolerant, open society cannot tolerate one day longer.

        • Easter was originally a pre-Christian fertility festival. The symbol of annual renewal was changed into the Rebirth. Some of the old, pagan fertility aspects stuck. It is probably impossible to redesignate a holiday without retaining some of the more ancient aspects of it.

          • Who Me?

            Almost all of the major Christian celebrations have been re-adapted from Pre-Christian Pagan holidays. Look it up sometime. A place to start would be to search “Wheel of the Year.”

          • Samuel Hathaway

            It may have been because Christian culture in the Roman Empire was gaining influence, so it is inevitable that the festivals would be transformed as well. The book of Romans in the New Testatment, was written to the Romans of the Roman Empire… a great book with a great message.

          • LexiconD1

            Nope, the Catholic Church, in particular, appropriated the Pegan Holidays.

            It was part of their convert or die plan.

          • Samuel Hathaway

            I remember reading about Valentines Day, in the Roman Empire, there was a day on February 15, a festival called Lupercalia.. this was then changed for some reason later on to February 14 for Valentines Day, in honor of St. Valentine who was beheaded during the A.D. 300s when Diocletian was in charge.. This was another pagan observance changed over to a somewhat Christian meaning. What did that have to do with the covert or die plans?

          • LexiconD1

            Not a Catholic, or Greek/Russian Orthodox, are you? Valentines day is a completely made up ‘holiday’, try Christmas or Easters origins.

    • B.A_2014

      It is a great European holiday. We take it very seriously on this side of the Irish sea. What do you dislike about it?

      • Pathfinder75

        “What do you dislike about it?”

        My primary objection to Halloween has to do with the sexualization of children’s costumes.When you have young girls and teenagers walking around in risqué outfits that are explicitly designed to make them look like prostitutes,often with the approval of their indifferent and out-of-touch parents,it is obvious that we’ve reached a very low–and tragic–point in our culture.

        It would be a very different situation altogether if children were merely dressing up in respectable outfits such as ghosts and goblins,or other similarly themed outfits (much like you see in the classic Charlie Brown Halloween special,which was referenced by “Korean guy” on this thread),but,increasingly,they are not.

        I believe that children should be taught the priceless value and dignity that comes from dressing modestly; the Halloween costumes of recent years only serves to undermine that very important message.

        My other point of contention,also relating to the degrading sexualization that is only too apparent on this “holiday”,is the depressing way in which many White women,or so it seems,are willing to cheapen themselves by wearing the most revealing costumes imaginable.

        Don’t they have any dignity? Do they not realize that photos taken of them in their slutty outfits will inevitably wind up on the Internet,where they will stay forever? Do they not care? Surely,one of the clearest signs of a (decadent) civilization’s decline,is the alacrity with which it’s women are willing to have themselves degraded and exploited.

        Halloween,as it is “celebrated” today by many people,has become symbolic of this decline.

    • Tim_in_Indiana

      As someone with a bit of a sweet tooth, I can’t say I share your sentiments about Halloween, and I suspect that, after the age of about 30 or so, my waistline would have started expanding whether I had eaten candy as a kid or not.

      • Who Me?

        When I was very small, (in the early 60’s) my grandmother would make big, fat, oatmeal cookies, decorate them with raisins for eyes, coconut for hair and a line of pink frosting for mouths. She’d put a cardboard stick in for a “handle” (like a lollipop) and put the whole works in a baggie. The neighborhood kids LOVED Mrs. Walker’s Halloween cookies. Nowdays nobody would let their kids eat such a thing if they did get it at somebody’s door.

    • Alexandra1973

      Me.

      But I plan on passing out tracts…along with candy. Other than that…meh.

      BTW it’s Boo Humbug!

      • Joseph

        The tracts will end up in the street or someone’s lawn.

        • Samuel Hathaway

          Maybe so, but when it get picked up. someone is going to read it!

    • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

      I hate Halloween as well. Blacks seem to love Halloween. Then again, Black neighborhoods resemble Halloween 365 days a year. A bunch of pairs of teeth floating in the darkness is all one sees after dark.

      • Samuel Hathaway

        IT’s too bad that black behavior and ruined Halloween for so many people. I prefer to think of Halloween in the context of the Mayberry, Leave-It-to-Beaver era when it was safe, fun, haunted houses, ghost stories, an exclusively white-run celebration that everyone looked forward to.

        It’s not just Halloween blacks ruin… it’s our schools, neighborhoods, places of businesses and now whole communities, cities and tragically, even the country. Now with Christmas coming up, we’ll hear all manner of contrived “controversy” about the lack of black Santa Clauses.

        • kikz2

          but they sell those now too…. black santas…..and tree topper angels… eyeroll….

          • Joseph

            Does Black Santa come and *remove* things from the house?

          • Samuel Hathaway

            No, the nice, green Grinch, thank God, is the one who comes to remove things at Christmas. At least the Grinch has hope — he has a change of heart and returns everything… and he’s GREEN. not black.

          • Pathfinder75

            “nice,green Grinch…”

            We now have a mean,black Grinch,who goes by the name of Barack Hussein Obama.And he wants to take all of our jobs away and give them to all of the illegal aliens that he is scheming to give amnesty to.

          • Samuel Hathaway

            I’ve got three nice WHITE Santa Clauses and four WHITE Angels to put out at Christmas. No apologies

      • MannyR

        Blacks especially like devils night. For a long time I thought it was just some Hollywood nonsense from the Crow and then I became friends with a guy who grew up in Detroit not far from 8 mile. He’s confirmed it’s a real issue that occurs every year.

      • mikekingjr

        They are easy to spot in the dark, at least.

      • pcmustgo

        Halloween is like afro- Caribbean and Brazil’s “Carnival”

    • Guest

      1. It is a specifically and anciently white European holiday, of Celtic origin but also–at least in the old mid-Atlantic of my childhood–beloved by the first residents of our nation (Finns, Germans, Swedes, Dutch, English).

      2. It used to be carnival in the best and most ancient sense, allowing regular people to parody anything they wanted. Before the era of PC, and right after the blacks showed the nation why the “civil” “rights” act was a mistake in the mid-1960s, there were a lot of whites dressing up as black rioters, looters, etc. Any local politico who lost touch with the locals got skewered, as did…well, anyone. This is an important function in society, as it furthers the idea that there are no cows too sacred for ridicule.

      3. There is nothing wrong with some candy for people of northern European genome, provided it’s done in moderation. For the love of pumpkins, when I reflect on the sackfuls of junk I used to eat for weeks after trick or treating. And here I am, pushing 60 and healthier and more hale that most of the twentysomethings I know. And with all my teeth, still wearing clothes I’ve had for 20 years, and those the same size I’ve worn for 40. Low blood pressure to boot. That stuff is genomic; eating candy isn’t going to change that. A lot of the contribution to the “Americans are getting obese” data comes from the incursion of high-numbers-reproduction-strategy people, who breed fast and a lot and fat up as well.

      4. It is a very good thing when people face their inner dark in a carnival atmosphere. It keeps it from coming out in other ways. Like politics. Or the judiciary. If you want to see how the old Finns did it, search on the term Joulupukki. Or just see the movie Rare Exports. The season of dark has magnificent lessons in a culture constantly devoted to endless chirpy perky forced-PC rainbow-flatulating unicorn diversiworship.

      5. I like any holiday where I get to play with fire, and scare the tar out of people.

    • Samhain.

      • Who Me?

        In Pre-Christian times Samhain, (pronounced Sow-in) was the celebration of the last of the 3 harvests of the year, and also the night when the veil between this earth and what lies beyond was thinnest. It was a time to honor those who had gone on ahead and they would be able to see. The ancients celebrated their ancestors and their accomplishments and the legacy of knowledge they had passed on to the ones presently living. (A sort of “White Privilege”, so to speak.) It was also the last celebration before Yule, or the winter solstice, The longest, coldest night in the circle of the year. After Yule (Dec 21) the days would gradually start to lengthen, giving promise that warmth and sunshine would return for another season of plenty of food and crops.
        Samhain or Halloween is most definitely a White holiday, and ONLY a White holiday.

  • pcmustgo

    A guy I met out in Lindenhurst, Long Island (NY) told me Halloween for him growing up was just one big racial war zone with people getting into fights all the time. He doesn’t have the fond memories of the holiday I had growing up. He also said if you had a problem with any black kid in school, “you’re dead” and expect to get jumped.

    • RacialRay

      Long Island is like that. For the most part, its either uber-white, Gold Coast zip codes where the only non-whites tend the lovely lawns and scrub the toilets, or its tense, mixed-race battlegrounds, where the lower-middle-class whites work two jobs to put the kids into Catholic school to escape the blacks and hispanics. I grew up not far from Lindenhurst in one of those embattled neighborhoods.

      • Mary

        I’m descended from the founders of Southold, and I’ve done a lot of genealogy regarding Long Island of the 17th and 18th centuries. But I’m afraid to visit there because I know the current reality would be so jarringly different from the idyllic, agrarian world of my forebears. Maybe I’ll work up to it someday, but I won’t expect too much.

        • RacialRay

          You would not be disappointed by Southold, or in fact, anything east of Riverhead. Either fork. My wife and I take weekend trips out that way as often as we can, because it is so very, very sweet. Sag Harbor, any of the Hamptons, Greenport, Montauk. So much history, and it feels like passing through into another century, the further east you go. Windmills, porches, cedar shakes, farm stands every hundred yards.

          The vineyards are relatively new, but there are still a shocking number of family farms and open fields. What you won’t find is any Section 8 low-income housing on the east end. In fact, my only disappointment with the area is that I will never be rich enough to live out there.

          • Mary

            Wow, that sounds very nice! I’m really happy to hear about that. Maybe I will plan a trip there soon…

          • RacialRay

            Just book your accommodations out east and pass from JFK to the east end with your eyes shut. You’ve heard of ‘flyover states’? Well, Long Island is riddled with ‘flyover towns’.

          • Nancy

            If Obongo and his crooked HUD get their way, that’ll be just one of the monochromatic zip codes targeted to add Section 8 for “diversity enrichment”. Or did he drop that plan? I haven’t heard too much about it lately.

          • RacialRay

            Not in MY Montauk! Bite your tongue…

            Realistically, won’t happen. Alec Baldwin and his ilk may be wretched libs, but they won’t stand for any ‘projects’ anywhere near their Hamptons homes.

      • Kenner

        What about the largely Jewish towns on Lone Guyland? They were all upwardly mobile, middle class communities. Have those demographics shifted as well? {Hicksville and Massapequa]

        • RacialRay

          I live in one of those (formerly) Jewish-dominated ‘burbs. There are still more orthodontists per square meter here than anywhere else in the known universe. But its not quite as ‘G’ as it once was.

          The shores, north and south, is where the wealth is concentrated, Jewish and otherwise, and its considerable. In the middle of this sandbar, from the city line out to Riverhead, its mostly what you would call working-class neighborhoods, middle-class, something like that. We have a growing number of illegals flooding the island today, with the inevitable loitering day laborers, gang violence, crime, etc. Its still pretty much contained to specific areas – Huntington Station, Wyandanch, parts of Hempstead, Brentwood (oy, vey!) But the worry is that its spreading like a cancer.

          What I cannot figure out for the life of me is why the cost of housing ANYWHERE on the island is so shockingly high. There is virtually no industry here anymore and young (white) people are leaving the area at an alarming rate, yet a modest 3-bedroom ranch will run an average of $250k (and much higher out east). This is down sharply from ten years ago, too, when one of my in-law’s shacks in the la Raza district of Brentwood sold for $350k.

          • pcmustgo

            Well, they can commute to NYC… the jobs are in NYC

      • pcmustgo

        I suppose Westchester is like that too.

  • Not to mention poisoned candy???

    I heard on the local San Antonio radio news a couple of hours ago that a Mexican male and his female partner were arrested when police found large quantities of candy laced with poison. The cops must have been tipped off.

    Meanwhile in my white acreage subdivision, there’s the hayride and the haunted house fixed up by white families to amuse the kids. Since the sub is gated, at least massive carloads of diversity won’t be intruding on the peace and safety.

    • TXCriollo

      I take it that was the south side of san antiono

    • Who Me?

      I’ve read many reports that say the poisoned candy, needles and razor blades in apples, etc, have always been urban legends, and there have been exactly two, only TWO cases of kids ever poisoned by Halloween candy, and in both cases it was a parent of the child who gave it to them. We always went with our kids not up to the door, but back in plain sight usually by the gate, and only in the immediate vicinity anyway. The local hospitals always had an x-ray set up to scan the kids candy, but I couldn’t see the point of that, myself. An X-ray would have detected a needle or razor blade, but not poison. I just checked to see that all the candy was in a sealed, unopened original wrapper and let the kids have it. 25 and 30 years ago, Halloween was still fun for kids.

      • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

        Yes it was. Glad my childhood is now over 30 years ago. Those were better times. A White person over 50 who was not a racial realist was a pariah back then.

  • JohnEngelman

    Every night is Halloween night where I live, but the scary looking people are not wearing costumes.

    When it really is Halloween night, anyone knocking on my door after dark is more likely to be an armed home invader than a costumed child asking for candy.

    • Luca

      For your sake, I hope you are an armed home-owner.

    • Uncle Bob

      Why would you be willing to live in a place like that? Is there no better option for you? I just had a 3 foot tall Spiderman show up at my door and kids here are free to roam the community at will. I may take a walk to one of the local pubs and watch the costume contests. I’m so thankful I’m living in a whitetopia and nowhere near the heart of darkness.

      • JohnEngelman

        It’s a long story about a bad economy. When I lived in Walnut Creek, which is about twenty miles to the east of San Francisco, I could get off of Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) at midnight and walk two miles home. If I tried that where I live now I might be killed. If I did it on a regular basis I would be.

        Needless to say, Walnut Creek is nearly all white.

      • Samuel Hathaway

        Given today’s collection of diversity dumps, even a little community like Walnut Grove on Little House on the Prairie sounds appealing

        • Uncle Bob

          Your suggestion got me to look up the google maps street view of Walnut Grove and it’s just a sleepy village with a Laura Ingalls museum. But an hour to the East I explored a real gem – New Ulm – and talk about a whitetopia! It’s a little slice of Europe in the midwest! Classic European architecture, all the amenities, industry, tourism, lakes/rivers for boating/fishing, 98% white, mostly German/Norse, a mere 12 token blacks out of a 13.5k population. The town even once banded together to fight off the Great Sioux uprising of 1862. There are many out of the way places that are still uncorrupted. They just need the will to keep them that way.

          • mikekingjr

            There should be an easy way to chase those tokens away. Large, obedient, vicious dogs on leashes work every time, I hear.

          • pcmustgo

            That’s what my parents did back in the day in NYC… uptown… had a big dog

          • Samuel Hathaway

            I seriously doubt if the 12 blacks there really understand how good they got it up there. Probably no crime, no ghetto, no blaring rap rumbling through the street in the middle of the night… you get the drift.

          • Guest

      • Rick O’Shea

        Yea I live in a very white, safe area but even I am always thinking about moving to an even more white, more safe area because I don’t like some of the areas which are near here. I grew up in a whiter, safer area than this and I crave being back somewhere like that (while places like that still exist.)

        • B.A_2014

          In Eire?

      • kikz2

        Love your avatar.. childhood favorite.

        • Samuel Hathaway

          I used to have an Uncle Bob as well.. he lived in Six Mile, South Carolina.

    • MBlanc46

      You’ve got my sympathy. The stress level must be pretty high for you. My current neighborhood isn’t great, but I don’t have to think of armed resistance when the doorbell rings.

      • JohnEngelman

        When I was mugged and nearly murdered three years ago four times in three months I suffered a mild case of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for a few months.

        Now I try to get in before it gets dark. I dislike being outside after 2:30 pm. That is when the juvenile delinquents stop harassing their teachers, and look for white guys to rob.

        • MBlanc46

          I’ve suffered a little street thuggery in my time, but nothing like that. You’ve certainly earned your race-realist spurs. I hope you can find your way back to civilization (or what passes for it) soon.

        • Who Me?

          I think after a string of experiences like that most of us would have had more than a MILD case of PTSD! More like a case of full-blown panic-induced paranoia! Hope you can move to a safer place soon.

        • When I was beaten up in 1998, I karked one of my attackers, and the other two put me down and then proceeded to kick my head nearly off. They were very unhappy that I kept standing up for more. An Indian (dot, not feathers) who was closing up his diner half-carried me home. I couldn’t get out of bed for several days, and I bled everywhere. I pissed red for a week. I got one of the other ones about six weeks later. I rammed his face into the edge a garbage dumpter about 300 times until he stopped screaming. It took about a year before my hand they had stomped would heal.

          They really plowed me, kicking my head open.

          Australian whites.

        • MannyR

          Jesus Christ get a G 19 or a Sig 2022 if things are that bad. Dude I feel for you.

          • Sick of it

            He voted for Obama twice.

          • Yep, no sympathy for Engelmoron here, he’s supposedly had diversity beat him till he has night terrors, and yet still supports democrats, liberals, jews, and voted for obama twice.

            Its people buying into this crap and feeding him with this attention that keeps him posting worthless copy pastes extolling the virtues and supremacy of jews and asians.

            He’s a moron, and the trolliest of trolls. Please stop feeding him.

    • pcmustgo

      As I always say to John, “Poor Engleman, roughing it out in a Black hood with no Asian wife”.

  • Luca

    Halloween used to fun in SO. Cal. but I quit participating a few years ago. I got tired of seeing grown over-weight Mexicans without costumes looking for handouts. As if they weren’t already getting enough from Americans they have to come around begging for more? Count me out; sorry kids.

    • The old Tylenol poisoning scare pretty much karked that here.

      • RacialRay

        I tried to convince my kids that before the modern era, there were no safety seals on literally anything, including aspirin. Not sure if they believed me or not.

        • Alexandra1973

          I remember the Tylenol scare of the 1980s.

          • RacialRay

            If I’m not mistaken, that was what started the whole safety-seal business. Before that, you could walk into your local Walgreens, pop open a bottle of Bayer and hock a loogey into it. Or…so I’ve been told.

          • Alexandra1973

            I think it was. All of a sudden everything has the “freshness” seal now.

          • mikekingjr

            Funny AND disgusting. A rare talent these days. You’re a Class Act. RR.

          • Periapsis

            I do too, and how people took poisoned Tylenol and died in a matter of minutes from cyanide that was put in the capsules. I never trusted any capsules of unknown parentage ever again after that.

          • Nancy

            That’s also why you don’t see as many capsule-type OTC meds, rather than tablets or liqui-gels. Too easy to open, dump out the real meds, and replace with the offending substance.

            The “good” stuff, like Oxy or Demerol, no longer comes in capsules for the same reason. Too easy for a delinquent teenager to go into dad’s medicine cabinet, dump out the opiods, replace with baking soda, and parents (who know exactly how many are left in the bottle) are none the wiser.

          • Periapsis

            It makes you wonder how many delinquents have been caught red handed doing that, let alone how many people may have been harmed or worse that way. Now in my area druggie trash ramming stolen trucks through a wall to get to the narcotics at a pharmacy are a common occurrence.

          • Nancy

            Wow! Now THAT’s impressive.

        • Olorin

          Bearing in mind of course that a big part of the scare was engineered by the product packaging industry and its lawyers.

          At the college I attended, they added to the engineering curriculum an industrial packaging engineering component for the dummies. They were constantly coming up with unnecessary ways to distinguish Company A’s brand/products from competitors’. Selling fear is more lucrative than selling, say, applesauce or aspirin.

          I haven’t researched it in detail, but I’ve always assumed that the actual cases of product tampering were very low and that all those safety seals and lids and stuff were put there mainly for product liability reasons.

          • The USA is the most lawsuit-prone nation in the world, so product liability is an excellent reason. I have hands that even my own mother says look like they belong on a serial killer, but even I hate the “adult-proof” jar lids. I normally take those apart in order to save trouble later on.

          • Alexandra1973

            Pfft. I was opening child-proof caps when I was four years old. I just followed the instructions.

            (Then again, I also knew that pills weren’t candy.)

          • DD-762

            I’m 69 years old and still have problems opening those darn bottles.

          • Who Me?

            In my experience, children are the only people who CAN open those dang childproof lids!

    • Who Me?

      I was certainly surprised a couple years ago. A knock on the door LATE Halloween night, like 11 pm. Opening the door expecting to see a little tyke or two, there is a Mexican gang banger with his VERY pregnant baby mamma. These weren’t costumes either! Both of them were easily bigger than I. I just gasped with shock, and said, “You got to be kidding!” They each stuck out a pillowcase for goodies, I stuck a small tootsie roll in each one, because I was frankly slightly afraid not to.

      • Samuel Hathaway

        Always have on reserve left over, from last Valentines day, those conversation hearts to put in the bags of any hispanic teen on Halloween.

        • Olorin

          In English, right? Great one, Samuel.

          • Samuel Hathaway

            these were conversation hearts I bought the last weekend in February this year at Wal-Mart when they were 75% off for a huge bag…. needed some “insurance” in case I ran short on candy, poured about 12 of them into sandwich baggies and tied each baggie up….

        • LexiconD1

          I saved the god awful banana flavored Tootsie pops that no one eats for those ‘special’ enough to receive them. Lucky, or unlucky, I still have some left over for next year.

          Next year, remember to turn off the light, and not answer your door that late at night.

          • Samuel Hathaway

            what time do you think is a good time to “call it a night” on Halloween? Now that Halloween is still on daylight savings time, it doesn’t really get dark now till about 7 p.m. The last trick-or-treaters came by about 9:25 p.m this year… after that, it was lights out.

          • LexiconD1

            Our doors are open from 5 ish/ 6 ish to 9 sharp (all your neighborhood kids SHOULD have finished TOT by then.) Or earlier, depending upon circumstances. No kid should be TOTing after that time, especially, on a school night…

            We’ve had two that have changed the shape of Halloween for our neighborhood. One happened the last time Halloween was on a Friday, our park had a Halloween Haunt, which dumped those kids in our neighborhood, after it ended. Leaving us with a horrendous amount of ‘diversity’ swarming us, wanting candy. Many complains from the neighbors to our city council, made sure this never happened again.

            Second, two college age girls were beaten, one nearly to death, by a group of blacks. When they were caught, we got inundated with ‘but they was good, they is scholar students going to college on scholarships for their grades (LIES), they go to church’, you know the same BS we always here. They were let off with nothing more than slaps on the wrists.

            Close your door at the first sign of ‘diversity’. It only takes a few years for them to figure it out, and move on.

      • mikekingjr

        I would never open the door on Halloween, especially that late, without some serious heat in my hand. It’s FUN to give the trick-or-treaters a little scare.

        • Nancy

          Glad to know I’m not the only one carrying on Halloween night.

          (Of course, I bring my 9mm to check the mail, so that’s not so unusual for me.)

  • B.A_2014

    One of them disgusting Somali children called to my door earlier. The little savage didn’t even sing, so he didn’t get a thing. As he walked away a horde of white ( there was one Filipino girl but they are good people so I generally leave them alone) children ran up and started singing. For there efforts they all got a bag of maltesers each. All in full view of the Somali.

    Happy Halloween comrades (you too Korean guy.)

    • Who Me?

      I fully understand your sentiment, but I wouldn’t be able to do that to a child, who is after all, just a child.
      What do you mean about the singing? Kids here just say trick or treat, no singing involved.

      • B.A_2014

        I completely understand your point of view. I once held the same opinion. Today I see them as planters. Regardless of their age, they represent a danger to my people. I would do anything for those I love and only a fool would let morality stand in his way. I couldn’t give two balls of roasted snow about black women and children. They are as much an enemy as their men folk.

        Yes they sing here. I thought that was universal. Do they have firework displays in the US?

        • Who Me?

          No singing. Fireworks, not for Halloween. Well, maybe in some places but not as a rule. Fireworks are usually against the law except tor July 4th or New Year’s Eve.

        • M.A.

          We are in the same country B.A.2014.
          I do the same, nothing for the blacks,no matter how young they are. I don’t expect a song but it’s always nice when the kids give a rendition.

          • Nancy

            Wait…lemme get this straight: Your kids SING to get candy? Like, a real song? Like caroling?

            What do they do at Christmas, then?

      • MannyR

        He’s just a child now and in another 6 years he’ll be your killer if your not aware. Halloween is a white holiday, they don’t have it in Mogadishu, he’s not missing out on anything he wasn’t meant to anyway.

        • mikekingjr

          He’s missing out on hijacking oil tanker ships for ransom. Perhaps he’ll get around to that.

      • Chasmania

        Blacks as a whole are at the very least the sea from which the ‘bad ones’ emerge to destroy and inflict misery on our society. Until they are on a plane going back to Africa they are criminally culpable IMO.

    • MannyR

      Who’s the Korean dude?

      • mikekingjr

        ????

      • Samuel Hathaway

        Not sure. but he informs us that he’s taking French in Quebec, Canada and informs us the waitresses where he eats are white. He shared a big thing about bacon here a few weeks back. Perhaps a high-profile multi-culti in disguise to keep an eye on us cultural and racial subversives.

      • He’s just a lurker, and occassional poster. I’m firmly convinced he is, in fact, just a “korean dude”, for a number of reasons, stemming from me having lived in korea for a few years and being familiar with some of their quirks.

        I could be wrong of course, but i do think he’s more or less harmless.

        Slizzered may have some input as well?

        • SlizzardAjeosshi

          LOL well indeed his zany surreal conversations clearly aimed at improving his foreign language skills suggest he’s a real 한국 사람.

          Honestly sometimes i have the feeling he’s kinda poking some fun at you Amreners but if he’s a troll he is definitely a subtle suave one

          • Eloquently put. I was rather curious about your opinion on the matter, LHathaway is another one who “feels” Asian to me, with the disjointed, nonsensical little … soliloquys he goes off on in more or less broken english. Although i never bothered to ask him directly.

            Also, im not remotely surprised you have a 한글 keyboard installed, lol. My mind was blown when i realized how simple the written language was. King … 세종… i think i spelled that right, was a pretty smart fellow. (Or presumably had some pretty smart scholars working for him.)

  • I walked to the liquor store to buy more cigars just now, after dusk. Nobody attacked me. This might be because I live in a very white neighborhood. One of my neighbors waved at me and asked if I needed a ride.

    That is what living in a place full of white people is like.

    • RacialRay

      Swisher Sweets, perchance?

    • MBlanc46

      And I doubt very much that you stole the cigars, assaulted the store owner, then walked down the middle of the street where you assaulted a policeman who asked you to use the sidewalk. The latter is what living in a place full of black people is like.

      • IstvanIN

        The new America, gotta love it. When I was 8 years old I used to collect bottles and take them in my wagon to collect the deposit money. I would go to the store for my grandfather and buy cigarettes. He would give me some extra coins for penny candy. Wouldn’t let my grandson out of my site today for a minute.

        • Ringo Lennon

          This was a sweet country before the Ted Kennedy sponsored 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act. “We will not be overrun with immigrants.” “The demographics of our cities will not change.” “The racial makeup of our country will not change.” The fat alcoholic womanizer.

          • IstvanIN

            And murderer and serial cheater on his wives.

      • Sick of it

        Or assaulted the pregnant store clerk for that matter.

    • mikekingjr

      Hope you were packing, at least, Mr. Scott.

      • Can’t do that, except with the usual pepper-spray and box-cutter.

        • LexiconD1

          Get a taser too. I love mine. It’s pretty and pink, and it scares the hell out of anyone who thinks they can intimidate me. The electric noise it makes when you push the button makes everyone back away from you…taser in one hand, pepper spray in the other…I live in CA, so no carry concealed for me, unfortunately.

  • robinbishop34

    This is embarrassing. St. Louis is a great place to grow up. It is just this particular area that is a hole.

  • MBlanc46

    When I was growing up in the southwestern Chicago suburbs, the entire village was a “safe zone”. So were all the villages surrounding it, and the villages surrounding them. Tonight, in a village about ten miles away, we had 9 trick-or-treaters. The weather was awful, but 9 was more than last year. We have let our country decline to the point where we no longer feel safe letting our children walk the streets.

    • Samuel Hathaway

      Wasn’t suburban Chicago where the Donna Reed Show allegedly took place? Didn’t even know about that show until September 2011 when suddently I discovered it one morning on a classic TV channel. I love that show, watch it everyday from 7:00 to 7:30 am. I know it was only TV, but it did reflect the values and the prevailing norms from the late 1950s of typical, white middle America and all the decency it aspired to be.

      • MBlanc46

        I remember the program but don’t remember the setting. In any case, many of the suburbs in the area where I grew up could have been the settings for a 1950s sitcom.

      • mikekingjr

        I was in LOVE with Donna Reed, but I was too young for her to take me seriously, and she was already married anyway.

        • Samuel Hathaway

          Donna Reed reminded me a lot of my own mom… always dressed nicely, took care of herself and a great role model for women. Sorry I didn’t even know about that show till 2011…. the 50s were before my time, so “All in the Family” with Archie Bunker were my first memories of a family sitcom…I must say I like the Donna Reed show much , much better than Archie and his loser son in law, the meat-head, pot-head.

    • mikekingjr

      Hinsdale was a great place to be a kid in the late 1950s-early 1960s. All nine of us kids and our parents had tons of White friends, and I do not remember ever seeing a black there, much less a Mexican. Then we moved to ATL in 1964. My horizons were broadened for the next three decades. Maybe I’m a slow learner.

      • Nancy

        It’s even worse today, Mike. We’re counting the days until my daughter graduates high school and we can pack up the family and leave Atlanta forever. I will not miss it.

        • mikekingjr

          God Bless your Daughter. Keep Her safe, Please.

        • Samuel Hathaway

          Take the rest of us with you. I’ve always been enamored of Montana… saw some census info. about some area of Montana that are 99% white and others that are 85-90% white with American Indians comprising the rest.

      • MBlanc46

        Hinsdale is my birthplace, because that’s where the hospital was. I grew up, at about the same time, a few miles to the west in somewhat more downmarket Downers Grove.

    • Ringo Lennon

      In the 50s 60s, 70s and early 80s the Chicago suburbs were one of the premiere places to live in the United States. One thing they can’t take away from us however: Our memories.

      • MBlanc46

        My hometown is still pretty decent, although a large Section 8 population in suburbs to the south has made the new high school that they built in the 1960s a hellhole. As far as I know, North is still pretty decent.

        • Ringo Lennon

          You know what’s really odd? I hate the sight of Mexicans even more than blacks. Chicago area has become a haven for them, driving out white people wherever they go. Elgin, Aurora, Cicero, Waukegan, the list goes on and on. Most of this damage was done under Gov. Jim Edgar (R.) and Chi. mayor Richard Daley the second. Another myth: “Mexicans are everywhere!” Except for Chicago area, they are relatively rare east of Mississippi River.

          • pcmustgo

            In NY. we have more Equadorians than Mexicans it seems.

          • Ringo Lennon

            Yeah, you have a different kind of Hispanic on the Northeastern seaboard. I think they’re Dominicans

          • MBlanc46

            Stone Park, Melrose Park, and I suppose many of the other suburbs around O’Hare. My brother-in-law lives in Bellwood. It’s still undecided whether it will be blacks or Mexicans who ultimately take over west Bellwood and Berkeley.

          • Ringo Lennon

            Whatever way it goes it smells bad for white people. Whites refuse to have anything to do with either sort. In protest, I refuse to eat any type of Mexican food. Although I do like tacos and chili. Hehehe.

  • PesachPatriot

    I have been a big halloween nut my whole life….I like all of it…candy, haunted houses,costumes,scary movies and jack o lanterns….when I was growing up in rural upstate NY in an 85% white town the entire town was the safe zone…the biggest danger on all hallows eve was older kids throwing eggs or spraying you with silly string….happy halloween everybody….

  • Earl P. Holt III

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch was named as a communist “front” by the House Un-American Activities Committee: HUAC was right on the money, so the reporter probably sees no irony in such extensive efforts to make some small, isolated area of north St. Louis “safe,” in contrast to the remainder of the city…

  • Guest

    www(.)ambrosekane(.)com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Barkley-1.jpg

    Not relevant to the story but funny.

    • Magician

      The male looks entirely useless to the society

  • Breaker Morant

    This is so sad. What have we become that the elderly have to be afraid to open their doors on Halloween to pass candy out to children? And that someone has to provide the candy for them to pass out? A lot of these older blacks actually worked for a living all of their lives, and it’s sad and pathetic to see them become the victims of the younger generations. And it really isn’t their fault, it’s the fault of Democrats in power who do everything they can to keep these elderly folk poor and dependent on the government. Their children won’t take care of them, and have sponged off of them all of their lives, and stolen and robbed from them. It makes me sad to see any elderly people poor and afraid. And it makes me angry to know how it came to be, through the “War on Poverty” waged upon them by the democrats, and waged upon the rest of us.

    • mikekingjr

      Concur Absolutely, Sir. It becomes Absolute Failure when young people of any race fail to acknowledge what their forefathers did for themselves (and for their descendants).

    • Nancy

      At least there are a few black pundits who tell the truth. Of course, the MSM won’t touch this video with a 40-foot pole, but the video itself went viral.

      https www youtube com/watch?v=BUSRZo1BE5o

      Of course, they still moan about being victims, but at least they’re pointing the finger at liberals for a change.

  • IstvanIN
  • Actually little blacks are to be feared on Halloween. They’re driven to largely white communities & dropped off. Then a group of 10 of them will descend on your house and take all the candy. Even if there is a large plate of it, they’ll take it all.

    My little guy takes one piece for himself and then one for daddy and is always very polite to say “trick or treat”. Of course most of this country thinks little blacks grabbing 100 pieces for themselves and then running off is just so cute.

    • Nancy

      First Rule of Halloween: when living in a city with any discernable black population, NEVER let the Bantus put their filthy, grabbing hands in the candy bowl.

      It goes for any occasion in which the Bantus are permitted to “serve themselves”. Last May, my daughter’s cheer gym had their annual banquet. This time, they decided to rent a banquet room and have the facility provide the food, buffet style.

      However, the super-sweet white older lady who owns the gym didn’t estimate the food requirement correctly. The facility asked for a head count, and she gave them the correct number of people, but she forgot that over half the attendees would be black.

      The final amount of food necessary was TWICE the amount they originally planned for. This lady was so distraught, as she had to pay the extra cost out of her own pocket. I made the cake (I make wedding cakes), and there was plenty of cake available, because I’ve done enough weddings in metro Atlanta to account for the utter selfishness by which the blacks treat a nice banquet like an All You Can Eat buffet. They don’t monitor themselves, much less their offspring, who run around, cut in line, take several helpings, eat a couple of bites and leave the rest.

      • Who Me?

        When making a cake that will serve 24 normal (White) people, always estimate that it will serve, AT THE MOST, 10 blacks.
        Had this experience myself when helping a friend cater a wedding party where there were a herd of blacks. Fortunately I had a second cake in the van for a luncheon the next day, so there was enough for the wedding, (Then I spent half the night making another cake for the lunch…PITA all the way around.)Told my friend that was never gonna happen again. I’m too old to mess with blacks.

  • Ella

    Proudly I live in a country where we have “safe zones” for our children to play. (sarcasm) We call this freedom when Americans don’t feel safe to open the door?

  • “Safe Zones” AKA where black people don’t live.

    White people need a country of their own.
    Northwestfront(dot)org

  • Rusty Shackelford

    I guess it’s racist to point out that only in black neighborhoods are “safe zones” necessary so kids can trick or treat. Blacks in Ferguson are out in the streets chanting “black lives matter!”, but in black communities across the country, they can’t stop trying to kill each other for one night so their kids can trick or treat and be children.
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    .
    Blacks are such a paradox. They’ll kill each other like it’s nothing, but then freak out if a white man kills a black, even in self defense or a justifiable police shooting. They always talk about “family” and “community”, but there are very few intact black families, and the source of misery that their “community” faces are other blacks. It’s as if, on some basic level, they know something is wrong, but they can’t face the idea that they themselves are the cause. That’s why most of the whining coming out of the black community comes against attempts to actually hold blacks accountable for their actions.

  • Daniel McGrath

    Stinking hypocrites. They happily pile into areas like Holly Hills and other enclaves of YT to get free candy. Then they moan about mean old YT. Scum.

  • Earl Turner

    It’s appropriate that they call themselves African-American. People can mock the term and argue that “they should just be American” but it is a name that from now on I have no problem using.

    Why?

    Because wherever you have African-Americans, you have Africa.

  • Some Guy

    http://blog.sfgate.com/sfmoms/2014/10/24/homeowner-in-rich-neighborhood-tired-of-passing-out-candy-to-poor-kids/

    Homeowner in rich neighborhood tired of passing out candy to ‘poor kids’
    “I have noticed that on Halloween, what seems like 75 percent of the trick-or-treaters are clearly not from this neighborhood. Kids arrive in overflowing cars from less fortunate areas. I feel this is inappropriate. Halloween isn’t a social service or a charity in which I have to buy candy for less fortunate children. Obviously this makes me feel like a terrible person, because what’s the big deal about making less fortunate kids happy on a holiday? But it just bugs me, because we already pay more than enough taxes toward actual social services.”

    Stay in your own neighborhoods and celebrate Halloween there! Clean up your area, make it safe for YOUR kids and invest in a bag of candy you cheap lazy leeches!!