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“Squirrel Slam”: The Holleycaust Continues

As I write this, numerous barbarians in Holley, New York, are on a killing spree, each slaughtering as many squirrels as he or she can for the chance to win cash and guns. They do it every year as participants in a killing contest called “Squirrel Slam,” a fundraiser for the local fire department, whose slogan might as […]

Holley “Squirrel Slam” is a Neanderthal Custom of Evangelical Barbarism

Earlier this month, in the backwoods village of Holley, New York, bloodlust-full hillbillies of all ages paid $10 apiece to participate in a squirrel-slaughtering contest whose prizes included cash and guns. The competitive killing spree drew attention from far beyond the now-bloodstained streets of Holley, thanks in part to a protest organized by the nonprofit […]

Holley Fire Department’s “Squirrel Slam” Makes Monsters of Heroes

HOLLEY, NEW YORK, IN THE NOT-TOO-DISTANT FUTURE – What began with firefighters in cities around the world labeling their counterparts in Holley, New York, “monsters” has led to the improbable reinvention of a once shamed and bloodstained village. “Firefighters are supposed to be heroes,” one disgusted Seattle-based fireman told The Daily Maul in an e-mail. […]