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Non-violence group ousts anarchists
San Jose Mercury News ^ | 7-7-04 | By David L. Beck

Posted on 07/08/2004 10:22:01 AM PDT by EggsAckley

The Santa Cruz anarchists who rent basement space from the Resource Center for Nonviolence have been told to leave. The reason? A clash of philosophies, said Kyle Sirman, at the Anarchist Infoshop.

Incompatibility, said Bob Fitch, a Resource Center official. The anarchists have ``been unable to create a continuity of safe and welcoming atmosphere,'' said Fitch, who manages the property. But Sirman said Fitch told the group there was too much traffic and not enough personal hygiene.

Some of the complaints, Sirman quoted Fitch as saying, ``had to do with us smelling.'' The Resource Center sells books and bumper stickers, offers draft counseling and speakers, and sponsors such events as Friday evening peace vigils and house parties to raise money for rebuilding Palestinian homes. One of its founders is Scott Kennedy, mayor of Santa Cruz.

The anarchists, meanwhile, lend and sell books and anarchist magazines, pamphlets and fliers about upcoming events such as ``Feral Visions Against Civilization.'' Their tiny ``infoshop'' includes several rows of jars that Sirman called an herb library. ``It's not an eviction,'' said Fitch, who was annoyed that the Anarchist Infoshop had issued a news release about it.

``To make it into a big campaign is really inappropriate,'' he said. The anarchists see it differently, according to their news release: ``We feel that some form of public space like our infoshop is essential to developing a revolutionary community in Santa Cruz.''

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This is so funny I was tempted to list it as humor.
1 posted on 07/08/2004 10:22:03 AM PDT by EggsAckley
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To: The Other Harry; Carry_Okie; hedgetrimmer; martin_fierro

More of the same from the People's Republic of Granola.


2 posted on 07/08/2004 10:23:33 AM PDT by EggsAckley ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." Evita Rodham Clinton)
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To: My2Cents; NormsRevenge

*ping*


3 posted on 07/08/2004 10:26:20 AM PDT by EggsAckley ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." Evita Rodham Clinton)
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To: EggsAckley

He he he....anarchists guilty of poor planning?

LMAO!


4 posted on 07/08/2004 10:26:51 AM PDT by Badeye ("The day you stop learning, is the day you begin dying")
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To: EggsAckley; Scott from the Left Coast; sasquatch; hedgetrimmer; LisaAnne; Sir Francis Dashwood; ...

Allow me to append your list for Santa Cruz bizarro.


5 posted on 07/08/2004 10:27:28 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column)
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To: Carry_Okie

Thank you. I don't know why I don't have a ping list for this stuff. I just have to rely on my memory, and THAT'S not so good anymore! LOL!


6 posted on 07/08/2004 10:30:07 AM PDT by EggsAckley ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." Evita Rodham Clinton)
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To: EggsAckley

I met an anarchist at the 2nd Amendment march during the MMM debacle. He smelled to high heaven and probably hadn't seen soap in a while. Come to find out they don't bathe in order to be offensive to others.

You'd think with the money their daddy's have that they could afford some body wash.


7 posted on 07/08/2004 10:31:33 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If You're Not A Part Of The Solution, There's Good Money To Be Made In Prolonging The Problem.)
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To: EggsAckley

"plugz muh nose" Bump ... lol


8 posted on 07/08/2004 10:32:44 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi Mac ... Godspeed x40 ... Support Our Troops!!! ......Become a FR Monthly Donor ...)
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To: Admin Moderator

Funny, when I went to post this, it told me to do an "auto-excerpt", which I did. But it didn't really excerpt anything; it just posted the whole article. ???


9 posted on 07/08/2004 10:34:03 AM PDT by EggsAckley ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." Evita Rodham Clinton)
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To: EggsAckley
One of the most interesting weaknesses of almost all leftist groups is their intollerance of concepts and ideas from the side of truth and light but also from leftists of others stripes. The old-commies would splinter off into factions based on insignificant deatails and hammer away at one another. It appears the neocommunusts do, as well.

To the non-violence people and the anarchists, all brothers under the ANSWER banner, I say, "Why can't we all just get along?"

10 posted on 07/08/2004 10:36:50 AM PDT by Tacis (,)
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To: EggsAckley

---``We feel that some form of public space like our infoshop is essential to developing a revolutionary community in Santa Cruz.''---

"Anarchists", "Revolutionary community": try leaches!


11 posted on 07/08/2004 10:38:20 AM PDT by claudiustg (Go Sharon! Go Bush!)
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To: EggsAckley; Carry_Okie
Some of the complaints, Sirman quoted Fitch as saying, ``had to do with us smelling.''

Send them up to the Institute of Phenomonology.

I'll strap them down in my Lab and remove their olfactory organs.

Olfactory organ (Anat.), an organ for smelling. In vertebrates the olfactory organs are more or less complicated sacs, situated in the front part of the head and lined with epithelium innervated by the olfactory (or first cranial) nerves, and sensitive to odoriferous particles conveyed to it in the air or in water.

A dollar two ninety-eight per organ.

12 posted on 07/08/2004 10:38:40 AM PDT by Dr. Zoo (Two for Five Dollars)
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To: EggsAckley

I don't know why it is but anarchists always seem to lack organizational skills.


13 posted on 07/08/2004 10:41:41 AM PDT by avg_freeper (Gunga galunga. Gunga, gunga galunga)
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To: Dr. Zoo

Heheheh. How about a mark-down for quantity? We have sooooo many here.


14 posted on 07/08/2004 10:41:53 AM PDT by EggsAckley ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." Evita Rodham Clinton)
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To: EggsAckley
When I was living in Santa Cruz I had a girl friend who was born with no olfactory nerves.

She cooked the best apple pies. It amazed me that someone that could not smell anything could cook so well.

I saved money on deodorant...JK LOL.


15 posted on 07/08/2004 10:57:45 AM PDT by Dr. Zoo
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To: Dr. Zoo

LOL @ New World Odour!!!


16 posted on 07/08/2004 10:59:17 AM PDT by EggsAckley ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." Evita Rodham Clinton)
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To: EggsAckley

I guess the stomp out violence mentality didn't catch on.


17 posted on 07/08/2004 11:02:37 AM PDT by Destructor
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To: AppyPappy

If the nonviolence people wanted to be more inclusive they could have dealt with the situation thusly--

People who work with cadavers use the trick of dabbing the area with a little oil of wintergreen. It doesn't get rid of the odor, but it tricks your nose into thinking it doesn't smell so bad. Works for a couple of hours, I think, long enough for them to have their meeting and get out.


18 posted on 07/08/2004 11:18:48 AM PDT by hedgetrimmer
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To: EggsAckley
This is so funny I was tempted to list it as humor.

Nothing funny about "organized" anarchists in CA. I've dealt professionally with their Santa Cruz brethren - they belong in an asylum.

19 posted on 07/08/2004 11:19:52 AM PDT by XHogPilot
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To: XHogPilot

Yes, they ARE quite scary, but try to imagine an "anarchist" running an organization. Kind of an oxymoron.


20 posted on 07/08/2004 11:27:02 AM PDT by EggsAckley ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." Evita Rodham Clinton)
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To: EggsAckley

Geez what a bunch of losers.


21 posted on 07/08/2004 12:13:08 PM PDT by VaBthang4 (He Who Watches Over Israel Will Neither Slumber Nor Sleep)
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To: Dr. Zoo

How about I flatten their nose for nothing?


22 posted on 07/08/2004 12:41:37 PM PDT by 11Bush
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To: EggsAckley

Unwashed hippies BUMP.


23 posted on 07/08/2004 12:49:40 PM PDT by weegee (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. ~~Ronald Reagan)
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To: EggsAckley
Their tiny ``infoshop'' includes several rows of jars that Sirman called an herb library.

Their marijuana stash?

24 posted on 07/08/2004 12:51:19 PM PDT by cinFLA
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To: AppyPappy
Q: How do you hide your money from your hippie roommate?

A: Stash it under a bar of soap.

25 posted on 07/08/2004 12:53:32 PM PDT by weegee (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. ~~Ronald Reagan)
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To: hedgetrimmer

They'd invite Michael Moore to address their group but there is inadequate ventilation and no room for Axis Mikey's big butt.


26 posted on 07/08/2004 12:55:31 PM PDT by weegee (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. ~~Ronald Reagan)
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To: EggsAckley

So, what happens if the anarchists won't go peacably?


27 posted on 07/08/2004 1:02:13 PM PDT by tacticalogic ( Controlled application of force is the sincerest form of communication.)
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To: EggsAckley
That's almost unbelievable.

The only problem is that it isn't unbelievable.

28 posted on 07/08/2004 1:06:20 PM PDT by The Other Harry
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To: The Other Harry

It's unbelievably real, or really unbelievable, or.............oh well, it IS Santa Cruz after all.


29 posted on 07/08/2004 1:08:09 PM PDT by EggsAckley ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." Evita Rodham Clinton)
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To: EggsAckley
The anarchists have ``been unable to create a continuity of safe and welcoming atmosphere,''

I'll still be laughing about this one tomorrow. It will certainly keep me amused while I'm walking the dog tonight.

I don't think people who have never been to Santa Cruz can fully understand these things. ;)

30 posted on 07/08/2004 1:11:22 PM PDT by The Other Harry
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To: EggsAckley
More of the same from the People's Republic of Granola.

Well, you've got got something of a ping going. That's good. There should be one.

31 posted on 07/08/2004 1:13:14 PM PDT by The Other Harry
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To: The Other Harry

Once again, Santa Cruz becomes the laughing stock of headlines. We were due for a new one!


32 posted on 07/08/2004 1:17:12 PM PDT by EggsAckley ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." Evita Rodham Clinton)
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To: EggsAckley
The Santa Cruz anarchists who rent basement space from the Resource Center for Nonviolence...

Strangely enough, we don't have one of those in Waynesboro, VA.

We have Mennonites in the park. They are pacifists. But there is no Center for NonViolence which has trolls living the basement.

33 posted on 07/08/2004 1:28:51 PM PDT by The Other Harry
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To: EggsAckley

On another note; CCFA won the appeal with the 6th Court.
The Coastal Commission bailed out and Santa Cruz Co. appealed to the CA Supreme Court (ahem, sorry, logging rules)The Big Court accepted the case.
More here:
http://www.ccfassociation.org/


34 posted on 07/10/2004 7:06:02 PM PDT by sasquatch
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