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Flash Mob Mayhem: Violent Groups Of Teens Leave NYC Businesses In†Ruins
CBS New York ^ | Feb 4, 2013 | Staff

Posted on 02/05/2013 8:06:40 AM PST by TADSLOS

  NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Violent, thieving mobs have been making headlines across the country for the past few years, and now they have hit New York City.

And Maurice Dubois reported in this CBS 2 investigation, the teen mobs have left neighborhoods worried as businesses take matters into their own hands.

Judson Bennett, 78, recently ran into a violent group of teens – often described with the once-benign term “flash mob” – as he made his daily trip to buy a newspaper at his favorite news team.

“I’m approaching the newsstand, and then suddenly there is a tremendous force behind me,” Bennett said.

Bennett ended up with a broken arm.

“I was taken completely by surprise,” he said.

In New York and across the country, the mobs of kids – 20, 30, 40 or more — appear out of nowhere and suddenly charge a newsstand or convenience store.

They ransack, steal and wreak havoc with no consideration for customers, such as Bennett, who get in their way.

“They assemble, they do whatever it is that they’re going to do, and then they disassemble in a matter of minutes,” said Jon Shane, assistant professor of criminal justice at John Jay College. “By the time somebody recognizes what is happening or is injured, if the police are able to respond, it’s slow.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: amish; blackcrime; blackflashmobs; crime; crisis; democrats; democratutopia; diversity; flashmobs; gunfreezone; hiphopculture; mobs; noaccountability; nojustice; nolaw; nosecurity; obama
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To: TADSLOS

Shut off all Obunga-phones, now!


101 posted on 02/05/2013 10:49:20 AM PST by doorgunner69
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To: TADSLOS

It will be a bigger problem in disarmed cities. There, any mob beats any individual or small group.

Try it in a gas station in SC, and you might get carried out feet first. Thirty round magazines, baby. The first few go down, the rest will scatter pronto.

And it won’t be repeated in that county for a generation.


102 posted on 02/05/2013 10:51:44 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: TADSLOS
I think I know how some old Romans felt when they were witnessing the disintegration of Roman society....and knew it.

We are now watching our beautiful country die right before our eyes.

God is withdrawing His blessings from the US, and the withdrawal will be complete in a couple of more years.

All opposition by R's to Zer0's "rule" is decreasing by the day. Our last line of defense, the House of Representatives, are in the process of giving up.

The desire to get elected one more time is trumping liberty.

It is hard for my old eyes to watch my "fellow Americans" become welfare wards of the state...all dignity, honor, integrity and self respect....

....gone.

So it goes...

103 posted on 02/05/2013 10:52:09 AM PST by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance........)
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To: Red Badger

“Just wait til ‘Flash Mobs’ become a political tool of terror..............”

Sounds like you have read my novels.


104 posted on 02/05/2013 10:53:21 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: B.O. Plenty

My new writing project is called “Alas, Brave New Babylon.”


105 posted on 02/05/2013 10:55:19 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

History................


106 posted on 02/05/2013 10:55:40 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: TADSLOS

I don’t see a problem here that couldn’t be taken care of by an M134 Minigun ...


107 posted on 02/05/2013 11:01:48 AM PST by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: montag813

Strangely enough, I was watching “Battle Royale” on NetFlix last night.

In a future Japan, after the country has gone to shit, they decide to Shanghai entire high school classes and ship them to an island to fight to the death.

So, yeah. Just putting that out there.


108 posted on 02/05/2013 11:10:18 AM PST by SJSAMPLE
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To: TADSLOS
I won't be long before these organized gangs of negro looters show up on the national mall in Washington and try to invade and sack US Government offices or trash national monuments. It's only a matter time before they try to sack the Smithsonian Museum or trash the National Gallery of Art.

What would be really interesting is if these feral subhumans tried to invade the IRS building or the Commerce Dept. building or some other government office building. Does anyone here think that the government wouldn't hesitate to shoot first and ask questions later?

109 posted on 02/05/2013 11:22:39 AM PST by StormEye
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To: Oldexpat; TADSLOS
Your post #8.

This kind of crime can be fought with cyber tactics.

A workable solution instead of any "death wish" vis: Bronson.

I am not, repeat not decrying American law enforcement here, but the long arm of the law in Canada maybe working. The Stanley Cup riots in Vancouver in 2011 saw whites involved. Stores looted and one poor man assaulted trying to stop 15 thugs. Could not take their team losing.

Using surveillance tapes, facebook and private individuals; 872 charges on 215 persons. True, it is taking time and todate 40 have been in court. I googled this situation and the first entry is a defense lawyer, who offers to handle the poor dears appearance before the courts.

I would think the police full well know what they might do. (One). Issue a warrant for the nastiest and baddest. Ok, so it will be a big joke for a few days. If they hide, even their friends will smugly distance themselves.

Not for me to say what the courts should, or should not decide. But the intimidation of identifying the suspects and a warrant issued might act as a deterrent. It sure has up Canada way re the type of riot in Vancouver, but even now the faint specter of feral mobs is just appearing in other parts in Canada

Thus a few thoughts here.

110 posted on 02/05/2013 11:25:26 AM PST by Peter Libra
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To: Gasshog

I will do as the Party wishes, Gasshog.
I made a mistake in that previous post.
I recognize your position in the Party apparatus,
and your value as a mentor.
I will not make that mistake again.
But I would call it “redistributive justice”, instead.
Once again my thanks,Gasshog.
I remain your humble and obedient Servant as we lurch
and rumble toward “A New Tomorrow”.


111 posted on 02/05/2013 11:32:08 AM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: Responsibility2nd

Yeah, that’s what immediately come to my mind.


112 posted on 02/05/2013 11:35:52 AM PST by Obadiah (We must commit to remove every Senate Blue-dog Democrat from office in 2014!)
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To: GladesGuru
Note these black/hispanic Urban Feral ‘flash mobs’ only occur where their victims are disarmed.

Which means that WE have to no longer remain "law abiding" where the "law" infringes upon our constitutional rights. Carry a "clean" piece, purchased privately and never declared, never handle it or the ammunition without surgical gloves. After offing the nearest few perps and putting the rest to flight, pretend to be helping one of them while getting your gun covered with his prints and some DNA.

"I thought they were gonn'a kill me...I got his gun away...I want my lawyer!" < /wishful dreaming >

113 posted on 02/05/2013 11:36:55 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: TADSLOS

Cuomo and Bloomberg have made sure that there are no personal firearms to protect the victims of flash mobs.


114 posted on 02/05/2013 11:39:46 AM PST by expat2
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To: TADSLOS
In New York and across the country, the mobs of kids – 20, 30, 40 or more...

KIDS? No, THUGS! And the only thing that'll make them think twice is seeing some of their number end up dead.

115 posted on 02/05/2013 11:41:20 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: JimRed

KIDS = Feral Bastards


116 posted on 02/05/2013 11:43:49 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Blackberry? That is SOOOOOOO 2008...

Hey, watch it!
Sent from my Verizon Wireless Blackberry

117 posted on 02/05/2013 11:47:16 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Gasshog

I will do as the Party wishes, Gasshog.
I made a mistake in that previous post.
I recognize your position in the Party apparatus,
and your value as a mentor.
I will not make that mistake again.
But I would call it “redistributive justice”, instead.
Once again my thanks,Gasshog.
I remain your humble and obedient Servant as we lurch
and rumble toward “A New Tomorrow”.


118 posted on 02/05/2013 11:48:15 AM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: Kickass Conservative
Some New Yorkers are calling a spade, a spade.

And yet others blaming the Jooooze. Nazi or Klan, you decide!

119 posted on 02/05/2013 12:02:55 PM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
I've yet to see a post express embarrassment or shame when lo and behold sometimes the perpetrators turned out to be lily white.

She missed several of mine.

120 posted on 02/05/2013 12:09:50 PM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: B.O. Plenty

I hate that I can agree with you, but I do, in every word. The Supreme Court (Roberts) and now the House were the last means of holding the line through the ballot and the law. If there’s any more chance left now to do so, it will be by other means. I don’t have a lot of faith in that either, or Hussein wouldn’t have been re-elected.


121 posted on 02/05/2013 12:21:12 PM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Peter Libra

The difference is, law-abiding whites won’t defend white criminals. Blacks defend black criminals, take “no snitchin’” as their mantra, and try to protect black criminals by marching, blaming whites and “raycism”, and having the full protection of the media (not to mention courts that tread lightly with them). And twisting the whole idea of “civil rights” to favor black criminals.


122 posted on 02/05/2013 12:26:08 PM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: mrsmel
Your post well taken and I understand that there is much I do not know about the "culture" even yet. One could hope that surely some older black leaders could start in on old fashioned commonsense. These older persons have to be out there.

I also meant to say about the tactic of issuing warrants is that to deliberately hold back on an arrest. Let them laugh and sneer for a month, then indicate that the moment you step into view, you will be arrested. It just might intimidate them somewhat.

123 posted on 02/05/2013 12:36:11 PM PST by Peter Libra
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To: RoosterRedux
Thanks for the thoughtful response.
124 posted on 02/05/2013 12:49:41 PM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Peter Libra

The oldest ones of which I’m aware-Jackson, Sharpton, from the “Civil Rights” era-are the very ones who lead this nonsense. Even in their old age, they have not stepped aside for other black leaders, and won’t have groomed any to be better than they are, because they’ve been in it for their own power and ambition for so long now.


125 posted on 02/05/2013 12:50:33 PM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: MrB

Liberalism is bad. Further, it is antithetical to mans God given Free Choice.


126 posted on 02/05/2013 12:51:37 PM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: TADSLOS

The divorce/cohabitation regime works better for some classes than others, until someone like Lanza or Holmes comes along.


127 posted on 02/05/2013 1:07:04 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: TADSLOS

Here’s to hoping these diverse urban trash increase these attacks on the leftists that empower them. It will take time, but the moron voter will eventually figure it out.


128 posted on 02/05/2013 1:46:31 PM PST by soycd
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To: shove_it
Koreans sure knew how to handle roving packs of wild animals during the L.A. Riots of '92:


129 posted on 02/05/2013 1:54:40 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: TADSLOS


130 posted on 02/05/2013 1:59:04 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: soycd

What will happen is the government will put in place more limitations, or loss of freedom on law abiding citizens. Same as they are doing on gun control. If there is a big enough outcry over flash mobs, they will react by installing cameras on every block, at a minimum. Of course the authorities will only react to something caught on camera that is easily handled, like jaywalking. Flash mob sighted will be a slower response, or any large gatherings cannot be acted upon based on profiling, until the mob is in action.


131 posted on 02/05/2013 2:00:58 PM PST by Chipper (You can't kill an Obamazombie by destroying the brain...they didn't have one to begin with.)
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To: Nea Wood

“Lots of tough talk about shooting them, but then you end up in jail as another George Zimmerman...headlines calling you an “evil, vicious racist who shot a sweet honor student.””

Yea..Unless you shoot them in your home with obvious forced entry, you are in for it. Concealed carry is good but if you shoot a black out on the street think about the chances you will be standing before some liberal corrupt judge who doesn’t give a crap whether it was self-defense or not. I don’t go out more than I have to.


132 posted on 02/05/2013 2:18:46 PM PST by selfdefense
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To: TADSLOS

who needs 10 bullets to stop a flash m... what? 20 or 30 or 40 of them?

who needs 10 bullets to kill a deer?

move along. nothing to see here.


133 posted on 02/05/2013 2:40:18 PM PST by teeman8r (Armageddon won't be pretty, but it's not like it's the end of the world.)
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To: Chipper
"What will happen is the government will put in place more limitations, or loss of freedom on law abiding citizens. Same as they are doing on gun control. If there is a big enough outcry over flash mobs, they will react by installing cameras on every block, at a minimum. Of course the authorities will only react to something caught on camera that is easily handled, like jaywalking. Flash mob sighted will be a slower response, or any large gatherings cannot be acted upon based on profiling, until the mob is in action."

That's probably correct, plus we will have fewer stands and other businesses, goods behind barriers and panic button type defenses. Civilization will continue to degrade.

134 posted on 02/05/2013 3:01:13 PM PST by Truth29
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To: TADSLOS
"Judson Bennett, 78, recently ran into a violent group of teens – often described with the once-benign term “flash mob” – as he made his daily trip to buy a newspaper at his favorite news team."

His 1st mistake...buying a newspaper. Now that he has established buying a newspaper can be a death warrant, we should ban all newspapers.

135 posted on 02/05/2013 3:07:17 PM PST by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Signalman
Shoot the little bastards on sight.

But only seven at a time before reloading - according to Gov Cuomo. You'll just have to tell the other 23 to wait a minute.

136 posted on 02/05/2013 3:20:41 PM PST by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Good job, whoever did it! Took time and a lot of work.

Hats off to ya!


137 posted on 02/05/2013 3:39:19 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
I like your idea, only in my version you crank out a few hundred rounds of 7.62x39 from 75 round drums. The surviving feral yutes are "marked" with blood from the non-surviving members of the violent pack.

Violent packs of animals should be dealt with superior firepower. It makes "retaliation" less likely when they soon realize there are exponentially less feral animals.

Plus it stimulates the teddy bear and candle business when they turn telephone poles outside into shrines.

138 posted on 02/05/2013 4:10:00 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: TribalPrincess2U
The "photo-shopped" version

 

139 posted on 02/05/2013 4:18:57 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Signalman
"Shoot the little bastards on sight."

Wait till that actually happens.

140 posted on 02/05/2013 4:22:34 PM PST by StAnDeliver (Woot.)
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To: Peter Libra

To tell you the truth I rather not have the nanny monitoring and have the bad guys get their just desserts in the here and now.


141 posted on 02/05/2013 4:27:52 PM PST by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Yes, I have seen the original. That’s why this was such a good job in more ways than one!


142 posted on 02/05/2013 4:52:13 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: Obadiah

I like your analogy of NY, Chicago and Detroit to “obelisks to Liberalism”.

Can I translate? These cities are more like “limp phallic symbols to law and order” or in street vernacular, “ball-less pricks”.

And some parts of these cities remind me of the pictures of my colon. You can fill in the rest of the image.


143 posted on 02/05/2013 5:03:15 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Kickass Conservative
Now some FReeper will be Posting a Vanity Opus accusing you and the rest of us of being Racists that they no longer care to associate with.

Well, there goes THAT idea, thanks KC Buzzkill.

I was working up a good one, too !

144 posted on 02/05/2013 5:53:45 PM PST by onona (KCCO, and mind the gap)
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To: Oldexpat

Ive got a better idea...organize the flash mob your self then lock them in the store and call police.

Or maybe hire a bunch of Linguini Lovers to work em over with Louisville Sluggers like in Bronx Tale.

“Now yous can’t leave!”


145 posted on 02/05/2013 6:14:56 PM PST by willyd
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To: Georgia Girl 2

One UZI would do the trick.


146 posted on 02/05/2013 6:28:08 PM PST by Wiggins
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To: Stormdog
But this is NY, so light a cigarette, suck on a 32 oz. soda and throw salt. They’ll cower in fear and disperse, until Bloomberg gets there and takes you away for possessing life threatening items and endangering the public.

Bloomberg knows the true enemy - and it's not mobs of violent thugs. See Bloomberg's different than us - he's nuts.

147 posted on 02/05/2013 6:48:59 PM PST by GOPJ (What EVIDENCE justified blaming Benghazi on... an obscure video? Freeper TexasVoter)
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To: MrB

“Liberalism is Satanic in origin.
Liberalism is the political expression of the religion of Humanism,
which began with the lie “you will be as gods”.”

BINGO!


148 posted on 02/05/2013 6:57:00 PM PST by SisterK (not my president)
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To: onona

IBTO

In Before The Opus...


149 posted on 02/05/2013 6:57:46 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (I only Fear a Government that doesn't Fear me.)
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To: TADSLOS

Don’t think they’d be trying this in a Korean community business district.


150 posted on 02/05/2013 7:05:03 PM PST by SeaHawkFan
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