Posts Tagged ‘sugar’

This Halloween

October 28th, 2011

George W. Bush with trick-or-treaters

The sugar farmers will do just fine without me.

The farmworkers who grow and harvest the sugar will do, well, no worse without me than they would have, otherwise.

The truckers and shippers will do just fine without me.

The drivers and mechanics and warehouse people all will be as busy as usual without me.

The sugar refiners will do just fine without me.

More truckers and shippers will do just fine without me.

The candy manufacturers will do just fine without me.

The candy manufacturers’ employees will do, well, you know.

More truckers and shippers will do just fine without me.

The candy wholesalers will do just fine without me.

The candy distributors will do just fine without me.

The candy advertisers will do just fine without me.

The candy retailers will do just fine without me.

The candy retailers’ employees will get by.

The childrens’ costume and halloween paraphernalia companies will do just fine without me.

…and their wholesalers, distributors, advertisers, and retailers, ditto.

The plastic pumpkin manufacturers will do just fine without me.

The disposable vegetable pumpkin industry will do just fine without me.

The makers of halloween music, movies, and tv shows will do just fine without me.

The children will satisfy their greed for sugar just fine without me.

The budding peewee sugar addicts, future alcoholics, diabetics, fatties, and heart disease victims, will get their fixes just fine without me.

The whole great pyramid, balanced upside down on top of those little heads, will not waver one iota.