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5 In Custody After Group Attacks Diners At Tinley Park Restaurant (ChicagoLand)
CBS Chicago ^ | May 19, 2012 4:11 PM

Posted on 05/20/2012 8:32:39 AM PDT by FreedomPoster

TINLEY PARK, Ill. (STMW) — Five men were in custody Saturday night after they allegedly entered a restaurant and began beating patrons gathered for a wedding with bats in southwest suburban Tinley Park.

The attack occurred at the Ashford House Restaurant at 7959 159th St., said Tinley Park Fire Chief Ken Dunn.

The emergency call said a group of 15 people dressed all in black entered the restaurant at approximately 12:45 p.m., according to a police release. They were targeting a specific group of people eating in the restaurant.

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Police believe the incident is isolated and not random.

(Excerpt) Read more at chicago.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: banglist; batcontrol; gangattack; guncontrol; gunfreezone; illinoisnazis; mobattack; stormfront
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Someone didn't pay their protection money? OWSers? Organized anarchists? Amish running amok?

Would love to see a follow up on this one.

1 posted on 05/20/2012 8:32:46 AM PDT by FreedomPoster
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To: FreedomPoster

I bet it was a group of neo-nazi skinheads attacking jihadis huh?


2 posted on 05/20/2012 8:35:49 AM PDT by yank in the UK ( A liberal mocking Christianity. I asked "why don't you mock Islam?" he replied "Muslims are violent)
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To: FreedomPoster

zer0’s/holder’s peeps

nothing to see here...move along


3 posted on 05/20/2012 8:36:52 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: FreedomPoster

No mention of race - that’s a hint.


4 posted on 05/20/2012 8:37:04 AM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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To: FreedomPoster
According to Fox Chicago, the group -- described by witnessed as white and in their late teens or early 20s -- stormed into the restaurant and appeared to target one group of diners. One witness said they overheard the group chanting political slogans before entering the restaurants.

The attackers flipped over tables, broke many dishes and left several diners needing to get stitches. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, 10 were hurt in the incident, three of whom were hospitalized.

A long-time waitress at the restaurant described the scene to the Tribune as "the scariest … day of my life. They took out the whole restaurant. It was absolutely horrible."

Five of the attackers are now in police custody, though no charges have been filed as of early Sunday.

Police say the attackers knew who their targets...

White - knew the victims...

5 posted on 05/20/2012 8:41:58 AM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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To: FreedomPoster
Five men were in custody Saturday night after they allegedly entered a restaurant and began beating patrons gathered for a wedding with bats in southwest suburban Tinley Park.

That sentence merits a summary execution.

6 posted on 05/20/2012 8:42:04 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: GOPJ

Anytime the media leaves out pertinent identification, you can bet your hushpuppies the perps were all Amish.


7 posted on 05/20/2012 8:42:52 AM PDT by plangent
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To: FreedomPoster
The other posted article is a lot more interesting and has more details.
8 posted on 05/20/2012 8:43:50 AM PDT by upchuck (Need is not an acceptable lifestyle choice; dependent is not a career. ~ Dr. Tim Nerenz)
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To: FreedomPoster

” . . . gathered for a wedding with bats . . . “

Well there’s the problem, right there.


9 posted on 05/20/2012 8:45:16 AM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: GOPJ

Five Caucasian men were being held in custody.
http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local&id=8668609


10 posted on 05/20/2012 8:45:35 AM PDT by donna (The fruits of Feminism: Angry fathers, bitter mothers, fat kids and political correctness.)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham
began beating patrons gathered for a wedding with bats

Hey, why not? In Obamaland, men can marry men, so why can't men marry goats? Or bats?

Gives new meaning to the expression: "My wife? Oh--the old bat is fine."

11 posted on 05/20/2012 8:45:35 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Don't let Julia fool ya. Socialism doesn't work.)
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To: plangent
Anytime the media leaves out pertinent identification, you can bet your hushpuppies the perps were all Amish.

People have been losing their "bets" on perpetrator ethnicity more often than usual the last couple of days.

12 posted on 05/20/2012 8:47:01 AM PDT by Strategerist
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To: FreedomPoster
entered a restaurant and began beating patrons gathered for a wedding with bats
A wedding with bats - is that new, did I miss something?
BTW, would that be the flying kind or the wooden ones?
13 posted on 05/20/2012 8:47:27 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

Yes, the word “bats” just seems to float away from “beat.” Bad, really bad.


14 posted on 05/20/2012 8:48:00 AM PDT by OldPossum
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To: GOPJ
"No mention of race - that’s a hint."

Damn Amish!
15 posted on 05/20/2012 8:49:27 AM PDT by Sudetenland (Anybody but Obama!!!!)
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To: upchuck

Other articles identify the diners as an “Irish Heritage Group” although the hostess said she found that strange because none had an Irish accent. Stranger still, the attackers use what were described as 24 oz. “Railroad Hammers”.


16 posted on 05/20/2012 8:49:53 AM PDT by PUGACHEV
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To: FreedomPoster

Something needs to be done and done soon. These teapartiers are getting bolder and more violent by the day.


17 posted on 05/20/2012 8:54:16 AM PDT by Joan Kerrey
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To: plangent
Anytime the media leaves out pertinent identification, you can bet your hushpuppies the perps were all Amish.

I think they were Methodists and they were upset that the meal was not pot-luck casaroles.

18 posted on 05/20/2012 8:54:44 AM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The United States of America, a banana republic since 1913)
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To: PUGACHEV

I have tried, diligently, to get my Give-A-Damn, ver.101 program to load. But, I realized those victims chose to be in a community where they were disarmed - CHOSE to be disarmed!

I won’t even consider calling the WAAAHmbulance for them. If one chooses to submit to being a victim, one can hardly make a valid claim for even sympathy when the modern day wolves attack.

My bet is that the Urban Ferals arrested will turn out to be the anarchist wing of the Occupy nutters. Thank you, George Soros - NOT!


19 posted on 05/20/2012 8:56:30 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: FreedomPoster
No deaths?

Must be a slow Chicago weekend...

20 posted on 05/20/2012 8:58:53 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: FreedomPoster

From a comment in the Sun Times non-article, FWIW:

“On Saturday, May 19th a group of 30 anti-fascists descended upon Ashford House restaurant in the Chicago suburb of Tinley Park where the 5th annual White Nationalist Economic Summit and Illinois White Nationalist Meet-and-Greet was taking place. The White Nationalists were targeted inside the restaurant and physically attacked, causing several injuries and completely shutting down their meeting. The anti-fascist group was privy to anonymous inside information. This fascist event had been in secret planning for six months. The attendees have attempted to cover up the true intent of the event with mainstream media reports initially reporting the white nationalist conference as a wedding party and then as an Irish heritage meeting. The event was advertised on www.stormfront.org, an established white nationalist fascist internet forum.”

http://antiracistaction.org/?q=node/157


21 posted on 05/20/2012 8:59:08 AM PDT by arkady_renko (I want to believe.)
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To: FreedomPoster

What this story tells one is that he/she should carry a large calibre weapon with at least 15 magazine, preferably with a backup magazine. Also, practice, practice, practice.

Zombies are getting bad out there.


22 posted on 05/20/2012 9:01:31 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Mr Ramsbotham
"That sentence merits a summary execution."

What? You've never been to a wedding with bats before?




23 posted on 05/20/2012 9:02:41 AM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: arkady_renko

I hesitate to click the link provided.

I’m dumb - > What is an anti-fascist in real words? I take it that the patrons of the restaurant may have been white supremacist?


24 posted on 05/20/2012 9:03:02 AM PDT by arkady_renko (I want to believe.)
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To: oh8eleven
A wedding with bats - is that new, did I miss something?

Party favors for Barney Frank's gay wedding reception...

25 posted on 05/20/2012 9:04:16 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: All

Chanting political slogans? Wearing hoodies? Most likely anarchists. Fun times in Chicago. In Reno. Guns would have been out. Shots fired. Thugs dying.


26 posted on 05/20/2012 9:04:56 AM PDT by redreno (Americans don't go Gault. Americans go Postal.)
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To: FreedomPoster
From the article:”...a mob that Winston said wielded metal batons and hammers”

Yet another reason why Illinois needs stronger laws regarding metal batons and hammers. Perhaps they should institute a five day waiting period before you can buy a hammer.

Oh, and claw hammers should be banned completely.

27 posted on 05/20/2012 9:06:11 AM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I carrying this lantern? you ask. I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: Gaffer

Regarding that backup magazine, I keep a full Glock 18 mag in the bottom of my glove box. They’re a little big for CCW, though.


28 posted on 05/20/2012 9:07:24 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: shibumi

The perps.

29 posted on 05/20/2012 9:08:10 AM PDT by dfwgator
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...after they allegedly entered a restaurant and began beating patrons gathered for a wedding with bats in southwest suburban Tinley Park....
Allegedly? there was VIDEO TAPE of the attack and that was turned over to police...
It is time to put our foot down and say NO MORE!!...


30 posted on 05/20/2012 9:10:45 AM PDT by Shady (The undeniable truth of the Obama Administration...The numbers do not lie.)
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...after they allegedly entered a restaurant and began beating patrons gathered for a wedding with bats in southwest suburban Tinley Park....
Allegedly? there was VIDEO TAPE of the attack and that was turned over to police...and it was metal pipes and HAMMERS that were used in this attack!!!
It is time to put our foot down and say NO MORE!!...


31 posted on 05/20/2012 9:11:20 AM PDT by Shady (The undeniable truth of the Obama Administration...The numbers do not lie.)
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To: arkady_renko
I'm guessing that this may have been an event where we want to have both sides lose. Brings to mind a quote from my FR profile page:
Although our modern socialists' promise of greater freedom is genuine and sincere, in recent years observer after observer has been impressed by the unforeseen consequences of socialism, the extraordinary similarity in many respects of the conditions under "communism" and "fascism." As the writer Peter Drucker expressed it in 1939, "the complete collapse of the belief in the attainability of freedom and equality through Marxism has forced Russia to travel the same road toward a totalitarian society of un-freedom and inequality which Germany has been following. Not that communism and fascism are essentially the same. Fascism is the stage reached after communism has proved an illusion, and it has proved as much an illusion in Russia as in pre-Hitler Germany."

No less significant is the intellectual outlook of the rank and file in the communist and fascist movements in Germany before 1933. The relative ease with which a young communist could be converted into a Nazi or vice versa was well known, best of all to the propagandists of the two parties. The communists and Nazis clashed more frequently with each other than with other parties simply because they competed for the same type of mind and reserved for each other the hatred of the heretic. Their practice showed how closely they are related. To both, the real enemy, the man with whom they had nothing in common, was the liberal of the old type. While to the Nazi the communist and to the communist the Nazi, and to both the socialist, are potential recruits made of the right timber, they both know that there can be no compromise between them and those who really believe in individual freedom.

-- F.A. Hayek, The Road to Serfdom
It is likely we just had two different brands of totalitarians clashing here.
32 posted on 05/20/2012 9:11:27 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: FreedomPoster

Axelrod has sent out the word: get violent, Panthers, train your shock troops for the fall chaos; don’t let the flashmob community organizers get ahead of you in training, you’re the backup cavalry.


33 posted on 05/20/2012 9:11:51 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: arkady_renko

The Stormfront board is indeed saying it was a SF meet-and greet.

Illinois Nazis. I HATE Illinois Nazis.

Anyway, probably unfortunate both groups didn’t beat each other to death.


34 posted on 05/20/2012 9:15:05 AM PDT by Strategerist
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To: plangent

Except, in this case, the peeps were white. According to other sites that I’ve Googled, it wasn’t a wedding, but a white supremacy gathering and a bunch of anti-racists went in to contribute to the meeting.

I don’t know who the anti-racists were, whether they were anarchists or Ows’ers or whatnot.

Doesn’t justify it though.


35 posted on 05/20/2012 9:16:08 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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I’d guess it’s OWS types. Somehow I doubt that the SF losers were wearing swastika arm bands, so I bet the OWS idiots probably did beat on people in the restaurant that had nothing to do with the Stormfront folkz.


36 posted on 05/20/2012 9:18:18 AM PDT by Strategerist
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Sounds like some of Obama’s Occupy thugs attacked a group of white supremacists, sort, a birds of a feather fighting together sort of thing. Next thing you know they will be attacking black racists and Mexican racists./s Punks will be punks.


37 posted on 05/20/2012 9:19:26 AM PDT by pallis
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To: pallis; Strategerist

See my comments in 32 if you haven’t already; we’re very much on the same page.


38 posted on 05/20/2012 9:22:41 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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Evidently they did beat on a few 'outsiders' as well as kicking the crap out of the owner. Bad stuff.

From the little that I just googled, OWS flies the anti-facist banner, and within the first page or so of results for anti-facist was the site to bring down the 'racist, facist' Rush.

No good guys in this beat down.

39 posted on 05/20/2012 9:25:37 AM PDT by arkady_renko (I want to believe.)
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Wow...talk about a weird turn of events

Anti racists attacking a meet and greet for white Nationalist....


40 posted on 05/20/2012 9:25:37 AM PDT by Popman (America is squandering its wealth on riotous living, war, and welfare.)
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To: arkady_renko

If this was indeed OWS vs stormfront types, pass the popcorn - I thought OWS and stormfront were cut from the same cloth, just stiched a little different. Then again, truth does not matter to the OWS types, and I would not put it past the punks to make stuff up regarding stormfront ties (I’ve gotten the same).


41 posted on 05/20/2012 9:29:57 AM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is the operational wing of CPUSA.)
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To: FreedomPoster
"To both, the real enemy, the man with whom they had nothing in common, was the liberal of the old type."

Good stuff.

42 posted on 05/20/2012 9:32:53 AM PDT by arkady_renko (I want to believe.)
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To: arkady_renko

If this was indeed OWS vs stormfront types, pass the popcorn - I thought OWS and stormfront were cut from the same cloth, just stiched a little different. Then again, truth does not matter to the OWS types, and I would not put it past the punks to make stuff up regarding stormfront ties (I’ve gotten the same).


43 posted on 05/20/2012 9:34:07 AM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is the operational wing of CPUSA.)
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To: Fred Hayek
If this was indeed OWS vs stormfront types, pass the popcorn

Peoples Front of Judea vs The Judean Peoples Front.

44 posted on 05/20/2012 9:37:24 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Fred Hayek
To Occupy: Capitalism=racism=fascism=right-wing talkers=skin heads=women haters=tea party

To the Storm Front types they have their own equivalences.

What they both have in common is that they believe they are supreme in their beliefs and will do anything to defend them.

45 posted on 05/20/2012 9:40:34 AM PDT by arkady_renko (I want to believe.)
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To: arkady_renko

The only difference between the Nazis and the Communists in Weimar Germany was that the Nazis had better beer at their parties.


46 posted on 05/20/2012 9:42:57 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Fred Hayek
>>I thought OWS and stormfront were cut from the same cloth, just stiched a little different.

See my #32. Then see this.

47 posted on 05/20/2012 9:44:27 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: FreedomPoster; All

This sort of thing wouldn’t likely happen in Colorado and other states. The reason? Just about everyone I know has a concealed carry permit and uses it.

It is actually humorous to contemplate an OWS group walking into our local pub with mischief on their minds. Their hammers and batons wouldn’t work very well.


48 posted on 05/20/2012 9:48:35 AM PDT by x1stcav (There's a bunch of us out here spoiling for a fight.)
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To: x1stcav

There has been very little of this OWS nonsense in concealed carry states. I do not see this as coincidental.


49 posted on 05/20/2012 9:51:58 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: FreedomPoster

Hmmm, that picture disavows me of any notion that a .22 is a good defensive weapon. Probably not your intent.


50 posted on 05/20/2012 9:53:31 AM PDT by arkady_renko (I want to believe.)
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