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Looters 'swipe' up the mess in chaos zones (NYC: Post-Sandy Looting Starting)
New York Post ^ | 31 October 2012 | REBECCA HARSHBARGER, FRANK ROSARIO and JOSH SAUL

Posted on 10/31/2012 4:20:09 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo

Edited on 10/31/2012 4:23:37 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

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To: AmericanInTokyo

The looters have likely been emboldened over the past 3.5 years to feel entitled to free stuff from an evil profiteering store merchant. Imagine what 4 more years will do to American society, what’s left of it.


51 posted on 10/31/2012 5:25:52 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Sigurdrifta; All
Most campaign signs are stolen at night, so here is an easy remedy to the problem.

Put a couple signs up facing the street. Liberally smear some roofing tar ( or dog crap if handy ) on the back of the sign near the top.

When they run up and grab the sign it will get all over their hands, which they will immediately rub on their pants, not knowing what it was.

One treatment cures most sign thieves for life, especially when they have to get back in their car covered with tar or dog crap!

52 posted on 10/31/2012 5:32:39 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

I would bet my last dollar that these miscreants are 0bama supporters.


53 posted on 10/31/2012 5:37:37 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: butterdezillion
You are correct. “Extending” the voting won’t help him. Deferring the final vote tally will. DNC lawyers are already circling in the skies over federal court buildings across the U.S. Remember 2000. Given the prolonged spittle flinging shrieks that will issue forth over “late voting,” Benghazi will be long forgotten. Sadly, it’s already been removed from further reporting by a mere Cat. 1 weather event.
54 posted on 10/31/2012 5:41:35 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: bunster

Two legged rats. Another good reason to leave NY.


55 posted on 10/31/2012 5:43:36 AM PDT by Nothing could be finer (What David Dinkins did for NYC Obama is doing to the USA)
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To: Candor7

Farmers and orchard owners used to use rock salt. I can attest that it is a very painful and effective deterent.


56 posted on 10/31/2012 5:45:41 AM PDT by BillM (.)
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To: ronnie raygun
"Next you will hear from the politicians with a clear answer and solution for this problem.............."

Yeah, take away anything worth stealing from the law abiding citizens. ;-)

57 posted on 10/31/2012 5:47:08 AM PDT by Average Al
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To: Kartographer; blam; The Duke; WakeUpAndVote; JRandomFreeper; Bride Of Old Sarge; ChocChipCookie

If you haven’t seen this yet, here you go.

Holder’s People reacting to the storm aftermath.

Pay close attention to the looters dressed as electric company workers. Anytime there is a major storm event, you’ll see convoys of linemen from other states coming in like gypsies. Easy cover for gangbangers to infiltrate the storm zones.


58 posted on 10/31/2012 5:47:39 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: Old Sarge

Makes me feel uncomfortable to even having to consider who is legitimate and who is fake.
No wonder they want to take away the guns, so the looters masquerading as utility repairmen can get the “fair share” without any direct threats of injury.


59 posted on 10/31/2012 5:53:08 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (OPSEC)
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To: PowderMonkey

The Washington Post had an editorial about Benghazi. Reported everything wrong but did say that there were questions that deserved answers. Benghazi is not gone. Not by a long shot.

Most importantly, not gone in the minds of our military people, who all know the excuses made are garbage and that their leadership at every level threw them under the bus. Those guys know what it means if nobody’s got their back. That commitment to each other is all they’ve got when the chips are down. Whoever takes that away destroys the US military by “radical transformation”.

If the military rank-and-file had any questions about Obama being an enemy combatant, those doubts should be wiped out by now.


60 posted on 10/31/2012 5:53:36 AM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: AmericanInTokyo; goldstategop; Candor7; bunster; MuttTheHoople; waxer1; txrefugee; SoFloFreeper; ...
AIT: And so, it begins.

Not really. Same crap, different day.

Day before the storm, the government was taking confiscatory taxes on sales, earnings and savings (through inflation.)

Day after the storm, the looters are cutting out the middleman.

61 posted on 10/31/2012 5:54:36 AM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

It is going to get MUCH uglier and the media will report it less and less because they want to paint a ROSY pic of everything being sunshine and unicorns under Obama’s control of FEMA and other agencies vs Bush-Katrina.


62 posted on 10/31/2012 5:54:44 AM PDT by a real Sheila (RYAN/romney 2012)
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To: xrmusn
*** Well, when you disarm the citizens you can kind of expect this kind of BS. Remember the Korean merchants during the R King Olympics? ***

Something else occurred during the 'R King Olympics' (that's a good one, btw). It got very little press, naturally.

When the R King Olympians were doing their thing more than a few Hollywood liberals were worried that the 'Olympic Events' would spread to their ritzy areas and now they wanted 'protection'.

But none could protect themselves as they were all very very anti-gun. So who'd they call for help -- Chuck Heston!! Begging him to loan them one of his guns. Heston told them in no uncertain terms, NO. They brought the danger on themselves with their gun control bs, so deal with it.

I read that in an NRA magazine and loved every word of it.

63 posted on 10/31/2012 5:59:22 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Obama’s voting base is getting an early start on redistributing the wealth.


64 posted on 10/31/2012 6:18:30 AM PDT by pallis
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Easy solution. Shoot one looter, and string him up from a light pole on your block with a placard around his neck saying “This is what we do to looters on this block”.

They’ll move to the next block, guaranteed.


65 posted on 10/31/2012 6:38:27 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: albie

Don’t kid yourself, you’ve got the exact same nature inside of you. Maybe you have tamed it and keep it under lock and key, but it’s there.

One of the biggest mistakes liberals make is to fool themselves into thinking that they can transform people and get rid of these base elements of human nature. That’s the essential mistake that leads them on all their utopian wild goose chases. So, please, don’t start down that slippery slope.


66 posted on 10/31/2012 6:41:52 AM PDT by Boogieman
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67 posted on 10/31/2012 6:49:48 AM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: Fester Chugabrew
Their liberal congress critters... "would steal a hot stove, and come back for the smoke."
68 posted on 10/31/2012 6:51:24 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: Beagle8U

I lost a couple of signs to thieves during a special election here. The replacements were surrounded with relatively fresh examples of canine excrement, just so the next thief could mess up their shoes (and hopefully car and/or home carpet). The signs stayed put.


69 posted on 10/31/2012 6:53:03 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Heck, in Japan the victims were probably out checking on their neighbors and starting the clean up as soon as it was marginally safe.


70 posted on 10/31/2012 6:53:29 AM PDT by Little Ray (I have VOTED AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Boogieman
Shoot one looter, and string him up from a light pole on your block with a placard around his neck saying “This is what we do to looters on this block”.

And get life in prison or at the very least lose your life savings in lawyers' fees - especially if the looter is one of 0bama's sons. Look at George Zimmerman's reward for shooting saint Skittles. The police and the prosecutors will consider YOU the criminal. The police the only ones allowed to go around killing people without any consequences.

71 posted on 10/31/2012 6:55:10 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Aren't they just cutting through red tape and bureaucracy, moving forward?


72 posted on 10/31/2012 6:56:50 AM PDT by newgeezer (It is [the people's] right and duty to be at all times armed. --Thomas Jefferson)
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To: a real Sheila

The current environment of the Internet, twitter, etc., will make it less likely that looting and violence will go underreported. The flash mob phenomenon has come to public awareness through alternative media. The audience for the MSM has been dwindling for over 20 years. Even conservative talk radio is on a declining curve in the last few years. During the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, there were numerous smaller scale riots in other cities, which you only heard about if you talked to police officers. The local media did not cover them. Similar outbreaks would receive widespread coverage in alternative media; local MSM and talk radio blackouts would be less successful now.


73 posted on 10/31/2012 6:57:41 AM PDT by Wallace T.
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To: AmericanInTokyo
Looters 'swipe' up the mess in chaos zones

Democrat Clean-Up Squads dispatched to salvage unclaimed property.


74 posted on 10/31/2012 6:58:02 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Psalm 109:8 "Let his days be few, and let another take his office.")
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To: Smokin' Joe

I routinely rub poison ivy on my yard signs. Just have to remember to wear disposable gloves when I remove them :-)


75 posted on 10/31/2012 7:04:20 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: goldstategop
A disaster always brings out the worst of human nature. People begin looting and stealing!

We found that in the Disaster of Jan 20, 2009 when Obama took over the government.
He and his cabinet of crooks, thieves and tax dodgers looted the treasury and stole all they could from the minority who still pay taxes.


76 posted on 10/31/2012 7:05:19 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Psalm 109:8 "Let his days be few, and let another take his office.")
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To: AmericanInTokyo

John Kass
Chicago Tribune

Sandy swoops in to save Obama - October 31, 2012 - What a difference a storm named Sandy makes, eh, Mr. President?

Click your ‘Print Preview’ to view the column without having to subscribe.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-kass-sandy-saves-obama-20121031,0,4768067.column


77 posted on 10/31/2012 7:11:45 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Doogle
Similar to Katrina...

78 posted on 10/31/2012 7:25:49 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: from occupied ga

Well, that’s why vigilantes usually wear masks and work in large groups.


79 posted on 10/31/2012 7:28:18 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Iron Munro

Lootie!

Google image search “Lootie looter man katrina.”


80 posted on 10/31/2012 7:32:40 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Boogieman
wear masks and work in large groups.

You mean like this?


81 posted on 10/31/2012 7:40:51 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Boogieman

Don’t kid yourself, you’ve got the exact same nature...”

...to survive? Yes! To steal a pair of sneakers, a case of Heineken, cartons of cigs or a handful of Timex watches...NO! I would not and do not have that “nature inside me”.


82 posted on 10/31/2012 7:54:44 AM PDT by albie
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To: AmericanInTokyo

On a lighter note I saw a line of campers towed by trucks heading up I-81 that was around 3 miles long.. I guess lots of people will at least have a place to sleep.


83 posted on 10/31/2012 8:01:42 AM PDT by Lees Swrd ("Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe and preserve order in the world as well")
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To: bert
No, Rudy's gone. He was a "Christian", yet he had no problem shacking up with a girlfriend when his wife left him or ignoring any other number of your religious laws. Bloomberg is not a Christian, he was born Jewish. You have a problem with that? Bloomberg is no good because "he's not Christian"?

Bloomberg is a piece of excrement because of his "I know better than anyone" megalomaniac attitude and subsequent policies. Not because "he's not Christian".

He is a horrific example of a Jew, just the absolute worst disgrace to all Jews in his doing the opposite of Jewish law or precept in 99% of cases. Not because "he's not Christian".

Does someone have to be a Christian to be an effective leader? Tell that to Bibi, you self-righteous jerk.

84 posted on 10/31/2012 8:20:49 AM PDT by EinNYC
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To: butterdezillion
If the military rank-and-file had any questions about Obama being an enemy combatant, those doubts should be wiped out by now.

How about your nephews? They support that opinion? If so, are they going to act on it, after all it is their duty?

85 posted on 10/31/2012 8:30:48 AM PDT by xone
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To: from occupied ga

Yes, pretty much like that, except those guys have refined their system to the point where they never have to worry about getting prosecuted.


86 posted on 10/31/2012 9:26:45 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: albie

“NO! I would not and do not have that “nature inside me”.”

Yes, you do. We all do. You’ve just been able to keep it at bay, so far. However, if you deny that it is there, then you are only increasing the chances that it will break free some day and wreak havoc. Denial of reality doesn’t change reality, it just makes it more likely that reality will bite you in the behind.


87 posted on 10/31/2012 9:29:43 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: wideawake

“Some of these crews are even dressing as police and fire.”

Given that NYC cops were found to be looting and abusing people’s rights when they were deployed to Katrina it’s not a big stretch to consider that the ‘crews’ in question really are police and fire staff.


88 posted on 10/31/2012 9:36:57 AM PDT by MeganC (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: MeganC
Given that NYC cops were found to be looting and abusing people’s rights when they were deployed to Katrina it’s not a big stretch to consider that the ‘crews’ in question really are police and fire staff.

An exciting lie, but a stupid one.

89 posted on 10/31/2012 9:40:12 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: Boogieman

“NO! I would not and do not have that “nature inside me”.”

Yes, you do. We all do. You’ve just been able to keep it at bay, so far. However, if you deny that it is there, then you are only increasing the chances that it will break free some day and wreak havoc.

If you are trying to say that everyone is imperfect and sinful, I agree.
However, the nature of each person's sinfulness is different. You may have to fight the tendencies of wanting to steal shoes, while someone else may have temptations in another areas. We are not all tempted by exactly the same things.

90 posted on 10/31/2012 10:24:16 AM PDT by FreedomOfExpression
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To: FreedomOfExpression
...someone else may have temptations in other areas. <Sigh>And I thought I had proofread it.
91 posted on 10/31/2012 10:27:16 AM PDT by FreedomOfExpression
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To: Boogieman
except those guys have refined their system to the point where they never have to worry about getting prosecuted.

Sadly, all too true

92 posted on 10/31/2012 10:40:10 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Oh good - someone found this already to put on FR so I don’t have to!

I love the way this story is written, and how the police referred to these criminals: “SCUMBAGS”.

LOVE IT! About time they’re called officially what they are.

And I agree with posters - looters/rioters should be shot.


93 posted on 10/31/2012 11:55:47 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: BillM

I can attest that it is a very painful and effective deterent.

Only if targeting the eyes ond nose.....out to maybe 25 feet.


94 posted on 10/31/2012 12:02:39 PM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (That Kenyan muzzy bastard is not my president. ENFORCE the Bill of Rights.)
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To: PowderMonkey

‘”Early voting” was permitted, and nobody said a word. So now, Obama will simply issue an executive order permitting “late voting’

When did this Banana Republic “early voting” crud start? I hate this, and will not vote early (even with Sandy) on principle. What about all the people who will be dead by Nov 6? They shouldn’t vote. It ain’t right. Too any shenanigans. If they could vote on 1 day 200 years ago without any of our advantages, they can vote 1 day now. Geesh.


95 posted on 10/31/2012 12:03:34 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: S.O.S121.500

Nope, it goes right through jeans and feels like someone is steam ironing you legs.


96 posted on 10/31/2012 12:21:43 PM PDT by BillM (.)
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To: Doogle

Is that picture from Sandy or Katrina?


97 posted on 10/31/2012 12:29:28 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: BillM

Must be loaded soft (little set back) or modified (iesing glass?) to not break up in firing/travel to target. Salt crystals are relatively soft.

Eyes at 20” and the looter can’t see what to steal; ever again.

Nothing vexes me so much as a thief above ground.....BUT burial space is in short supply.


98 posted on 10/31/2012 12:31:55 PM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (That Kenyan muzzy bastard is not my president. ENFORCE the Bill of Rights.)
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To: S.O.S121.500

It’s not salt, it’s rock salt - large chunks.


99 posted on 10/31/2012 12:40:48 PM PDT by BillM (.)
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To: BillM

Agreed. I had been shot at but the farmers always missed me in their corn fields and apple orchards, I just lucked out.
It gives one a real bad rash.


100 posted on 10/31/2012 12:52:25 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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