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Harrisburg City - Amish, Queers, Terrorist and Losers (Vanity)
Vanity | February 24, 2013 | ConservativeInPA

Posted on 02/24/2013 11:05:51 AM PST by ConservativeInPA

I was driving home from work on Friday and I noticed a building that seemed to be the campaign headquarters for Dan Miller who is running for Mayor of Harrisburg. Seeing the campaign headquarters prompted me to think about the upcoming election and the situation in Harrisburg.

While I do not live in Harrisburg, plenty of my tax dollars go to Harrisburg and cities like Harrisburg (through state and federal taxes). This is a profile of Harrisburg and the candidates for mayor in the upcoming election. I am certain that there are very similar circumstances in many cities across America.

Demographics

Population (2011): 49,673 (9th largest in PA)

Race:
Black: 52.4%
White: 30.7%
Hispanic: 18.0%
Two or more races: 5.2%
Asian: 3.5%
Native American or other: 0.6%

Household median income: $26,920
Per capita income: $15,579

Poverty:
Families: 23.4%
Entire population: 24.6%

Violent crime index in 2011
Harrisburg: 709.6
U.S. Average: 213.6

Property crime index in 2011
Harrisburg: 452.9
U.S. Average: 273.7

Fiscal Irresponsibility

The city is carrying a $16 million budget deficit into the next fiscal year. This adds to the $340 million in debt for city of barely 50,000 people. The Harrisburg School District, separate and apart from the city government, has a $50 million budget deficit in addition to $588 million of debt. This is for a school district that is the third worst in academic performance out of 501 school districts in the commonwealth. Harrisburg schools boast a 60% dropout rate, and only 20% of those that go on to graduate are functionally literate based on PSSA scores.

The Current Democrat Mayor

The Amish Queen, Linda Thompson, is coming to end of first term as mayor.
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Mayor Linda "I feel like Barak Obama's Sister" Thompson

There is plenty of blame for Harrisburg's fiscal and cultural problems to go around. Queen Linda only makes matters worse. But in fairness, the problems are a result of decades of Democratic rule.

Thompson has shown no fiscal responsibility and is completely onboard with Mayor Bloomberg's gun grabs. She is frequently ridiculed on local talk radio for her "unique speech patterns".

Dan Miller - Democrat candidate for Mayor

Dan Miller's campaign headquarters is in a building on the corner of Forster and 2nd streets with multiple signs proclaiming "Teamsters for Obama". Miller is endorsed by the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund and has long been known as a prancing faggot around the Harrisburg area.
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Dan Miller - Faggot

It got me thinking about what thug Teamsters have in common with a queer. My only conclusion is they both want the destruction of America values and to rob hardworking Americans of the fruits of their labor. Miller has long been the Comptroller of the city. He talks about fiscal restraint the same way as Barak Obama. He say's one thing and does another.

Eric Papenfuse - Democrat Candidate for Mayor

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Eric "Occupy Harrisburg" Papenfuse

Eric Papenfuse will be lauded by the local liberal media in the upcoming election. Papenfuse is a business owner. He owns the Midtown Scholar Bookstore. Too bad he is a communist and a supporter of terrorism. Papenfuse hosted Occupy Harrisburg meetings and terrorist Bill Ayers on multiple occasions. Papenfuse is perhaps the most vile of the scum running in the Democratic primary.

Nevin Mindlin - Republican Candidate for Mayor

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Nevin Mindlin - Loser

Mindlin lost to current Mayor Linda Thompson in the last election. While not hispanic, Mindlin probably has a better chance at being elected if he hands out beer to the 30% hispanic population and confuses them into thinking that he is the most interesting man in the world.

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TOPICS: Education; Local News; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: harrisburg; harrisburgelection; harrisburgpa; harrisburgpolitics; lindathompson
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1 posted on 02/24/2013 11:06:00 AM PST by ConservativeInPA
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To: ConservativeInPA

What about Banshee Co? ;)


2 posted on 02/24/2013 11:07:36 AM PST by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz is my adoptive Senator)
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To: P.O.E.

Can we have a PA ping?


3 posted on 02/24/2013 11:07:36 AM PST by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: ConservativeInPA

“Eric Papenfuse will be lauded by the local liberal media”

Why wouldn’t the libtard media go for “prancer” Miller?


4 posted on 02/24/2013 11:17:31 AM PST by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: ConservativeInPA
I could either laugh or cry at this thread.

Choice made: Ha ha ha ha ha!

5 posted on 02/24/2013 11:30:32 AM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: dynachrome

The media will take the communist pinko over the prancing fudge-packer.


6 posted on 02/24/2013 11:34:19 AM PST by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: ConservativeInPA

Can anyone name a city anywhere in the country that has been totally controlled by democrats for decades that is not a basket case?


7 posted on 02/24/2013 11:48:25 AM PST by wny
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To: ConservativeInPA

You can have black Democrats, white Democrats, brown Democrats, yellow Democrats, red Democrats, union Democrats, environmentalist Democrats, university student Democrats, university professor Democrats, homosexual Democrats, Irish Democrats, Greek Democrats, Italian Democrats, Moslem Democrats, feminist Democrats, country club Democrats, Wall Street Democrats, animal rights Democrats........take any and all of them, and what is the common denominator? They want taxpayer money for themselves. It’s a party of purse-snatchers.


8 posted on 02/24/2013 12:04:34 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: wny
Stanley, North Dakota.

Pop., a couple thousand these days. County seat, farming community, smack in the middle of the Bakken play.

Full of Democrats. The kind of Democrats who might think Harry Truman ought to calm down and move a little bit more toward the right.

Not much in common with Harrisburg, it is true.

•White alone - 1,373 (94.2%)
•Hispanic - 57 (3.9%)
•Two or more races - 10 (0.7%)
•American Indian alone - 7 (0.5%)
•Asian alone - 8 (0.5%)
•Black alone - 3 (0.2%)

9 posted on 02/24/2013 12:18:19 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: ConservativeInPA; fatima; Fresh Wind; st.eqed; xsmommy; House Atreides; Nowhere Man; ...
PA Ping!

If you see posts of interest to Pennsylvanians, please ping me.

Thanks!

Thanks ConservativeInPA for the heads up

10 posted on 02/24/2013 12:22:23 PM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: blueunicorn6

You left one kind of democrat out - American democrat. Oh wait, never mind...


11 posted on 02/24/2013 12:35:31 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: ConservativeInPA

How about a write in vote for Lebanon Levi?


12 posted on 02/24/2013 12:55:55 PM PST by TonyM
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To: ConservativeInPA

Why did you call her the ‘Amish Queen?’ Your article didn’t say why.


13 posted on 02/24/2013 1:16:25 PM PST by sauropod (I will not comply)
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To: ConservativeInPA
My solution for the political climate in Harrisburg. And other similar cities....

 

 


14 posted on 02/24/2013 1:18:04 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: sauropod

This whole “Amish” thing got started because news outlets didn’t mention the races of criminals unless they were White, so somebody hit on the idea of asking “Amish?” when stories like that came up. Now it’s just a way morons have of saying “Black.” I guess it’s confusing when used in reference to central Pennsylvania where there really are Amish people. Another reason to drop the whole stupid, stale joke.


15 posted on 02/24/2013 1:22:11 PM PST by x
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To: ConservativeInPA

Best post of the year, so far.


16 posted on 02/24/2013 1:45:39 PM PST by Herbster
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To: Herbster
The Harrisburg School District, separate and apart from the city government, has a $50 million budget deficit in addition to $588 million of debt.

Say what?

17 posted on 02/24/2013 2:01:30 PM PST by Herbster
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To: sauropod
Why did you call her the ‘Amish Queen?’

'Amish' is code for a very politically incorrect term that gets one banned from FR. Look at her picture and you can figure it out.

18 posted on 02/24/2013 2:32:13 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: Herbster
Say what?

Yes, that is correct $588 million in debt. They average around $18k spending per student per year with the horrendous results. Most of that money comes from state and federal tax dollars, plus stupid people/banks that are willing to lend them money.

19 posted on 02/24/2013 2:39:41 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: ConservativeInPA

You hit a home run with this post. I cannot come up with one positive attribute for Harrisburg. You have to go over the river for good restaurants,shopping, etc. If they moved the capital to another city, Harrisburg would cease to exist. It really is a scab on the map of Pa. and no matter who is elected mayor the results will not be good. They should just turn out the lights, lock the doors and throw away the key.


20 posted on 02/24/2013 3:24:46 PM PST by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: TonyM

Don’t mess with Lebanon Levi.


21 posted on 02/24/2013 3:28:54 PM PST by Rebelbase ( .223, .224, whatever it takes....)
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To: x

There are actually quite a few Amish that live within a few tens of miles of me.

When I saw her picture, the joke didn’t click. I was aware of the “Amish” appelation here on FR.

Thanks for clarifying. I was dense. ‘Pod.


22 posted on 02/24/2013 5:00:37 PM PST by sauropod (I will not comply)
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To: Russ

There are two positive attributes. One, the state capitol building is drop dead gorgeous; arguably the most ornate in the entire country. Two, Harrisburg has municipal boundaries.


23 posted on 02/25/2013 5:27:52 PM PST by nd76
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