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Rizzo statue egged, N.J. man arrested
Philadelphia Inquirer/Daily News ^ | August 16, 2017 1:58 PM EDT | Adia H. Robinson

Posted on 08/16/2017 4:03:37 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Philadelphia police arrested a 25-year-old Maplewood, N.J. man Wednesday after he was spotted throwing eggs at the Center City statue of former Mayor Frank Rizzo.

The man, whose name was not immediately released, fled from the scene after egging the statue outside the Municipal Services Building across from City Hall. He was caught and charged with disorderly conduct and criminal mischief, police said. The vandalism was captured by 6ABC cameras on the scene.

Authorities did not cite a motive. But particularly in the wake of the deadly Charlottesville protest, the statue has drawn new scrutiny of the former mayor and defenses of his record.

Egg was still on the statue at 11 a.m., as a few officers on bicycles mulled near it. …

(Excerpt) Read more at philly.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: New Jersey; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: frankrizzo; liberalagenda; philadelphia; rizzo
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1 posted on 08/16/2017 4:03:37 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Bad move kid, Rizzo’s a DemocRAT.

Nice knowin’ ya.


2 posted on 08/16/2017 4:06:56 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (RuPaul and Yertle - our illustrious Republican leaders up the Hill - God help us!)
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To: Olog-hai

....Egg was still on the statue at 11 a.m., as a few officers on bicycles mulled near it....

What were they mulling over?


3 posted on 08/16/2017 4:08:12 PM PDT by Sasparilla ( I'm Not Tired of Winning.)
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To: Olog-hai

Hell, if there’s a statue somewhere, take it down!!!!!!!!

it don’t matter who or what it represents...It can’t be good....Take it down!!!!

NO STATUES!!!!!
/s


4 posted on 08/16/2017 4:09:14 PM PDT by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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To: Olog-hai

Anthony Rizzo is a damn fine first baseman, but he doesn’t deserve a statue yet.


5 posted on 08/16/2017 4:11:14 PM PDT by henkster (Ask your favorite liberal to take the "Snowflake Challenge.")
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To: Olog-hai

I grew up just west of Philly. We are of German immigrant stock but my father had lots of Italian friends (some connected)and employed a bunch of them in his factory. I forget what year it was but there were black riots in the cities and the closest had just occurred in Newark and Philly was reported to be next in line. Rizzo was Chief of Police and addressed his cops with instructions that went something like “When you see a rioter holding a Molotov cocktail, draw your weapon. When you see him light it, cock your weapon. When you see him lifting his arm to throw it, shoot him.” As I recall, that word got out on the street and there wasn’t much action.


6 posted on 08/16/2017 4:15:37 PM PDT by VietVet876
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To: Olog-hai

Damned WOP slave owner...


7 posted on 08/16/2017 4:16:19 PM PDT by AppyPappy (Don't mistake your dorm political discussions with the desires of the nation)
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To: Olog-hai
background:

After Charlottesville, spotlight falls on Rizzo memorials

No specific allegations seem to be raised, ever, but Rizzo was viewed as too un-PC. I don't remember him very well. I recall there were controversies when he was Police Commissioner, he was definitely a "law and order" kind of guy, but he was a Democrat of the time.
8 posted on 08/16/2017 4:17:57 PM PDT by Enchante (Searching throughout the country for one honest Democrat....)
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To: Olog-hai

Frank Rizzo... wasn’t that the name of one of the Jerky Boys’ characters from back in the 90s?


9 posted on 08/16/2017 4:18:30 PM PDT by Two Kids' Dad (((( Washington DC - Swampland of money and unindicted crooks ))))
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To: Olog-hai

Even I remember Rizzo-—and I’ve always lived in MA.

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10 posted on 08/16/2017 4:19:39 PM PDT by Mears
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To: JBW1949

You’re being Statuephobic. You need to be more statue-tolerant. More statuesque.

#statuelivesmatter


11 posted on 08/16/2017 4:21:38 PM PDT by Two Kids' Dad (((( Washington DC - Swampland of money and unindicted crooks ))))
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To: Sasparilla

They were trying to figure out how to piss up a statue in order to clean it.


12 posted on 08/16/2017 4:22:30 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Two Kids' Dad

Yep. He was going to bring his tools and work circles around you...


13 posted on 08/16/2017 4:23:48 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Two Kids' Dad

He was a Korean War era guy with the 4077th.


14 posted on 08/16/2017 4:24:42 PM PDT by wally_bert (I didn't get where I am today by selling ice cream tasting of bookends, pumice stone & West Germany)
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To: VietVet876

The private carting companies with the Italian names on the side of them were the only ones who collected garbage in Newark during the riots. They were all operated by armed men, and I don’t think any of them had any trouble at all.


15 posted on 08/16/2017 4:27:18 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris." -- President Trump, 6/1/2017)
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To: VietVet876

If I remember correctly Rizzo was PC when a Black Mayor ordered tear gas be shot into a building occupied by some Black group whose last name was X or something like that.
Anyway, they had gasoline or gun powder or ammo that was in the house, it caught fire and caused IMMEDIATE urban renewal for about 10 square blocks.

Rizzo was very happy the Black Mayor took charge of the scene.


16 posted on 08/16/2017 4:31:44 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)""If the earth were flat, cats would have pushed everything over the edge by now")
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To: xrmusn

The commissioner was Sambor, not Rizzo. The mayor was Goode, and the year was 1985. The movement’s name was MOVE.


17 posted on 08/16/2017 4:33:40 PM PDT by Publius ("Who is John Galt?" by Billthedrill and Publius available at Amazon.)
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To: JBW1949

NO STATUES!!!!!
= = = = = = = = = = = = =

etc etc etc etc etc
only when you pry the statue from my cold, dead fingers.


18 posted on 08/16/2017 4:33:59 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)""If the earth were flat, cats would have pushed everything over the edge by now")
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To: JBW1949

NO STATUES!!!!!
= = = = = = = = = = = = =

etc etc etc etc etc
only when you pry the statue from my cold, dead fingers.


19 posted on 08/16/2017 4:33:59 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)""If the earth were flat, cats would have pushed everything over the edge by now")
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To: Two Kids' Dad

Sol Rosenberg was even funnier.


20 posted on 08/16/2017 4:34:37 PM PDT by akalinin (www.sterlingheightsreport.com)
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