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17 Arrested at Florida Neo-Nazi Rally (Socialists on parade)
Yahoo News ^ | 2/26/06

Posted on 02/26/2006 6:36:32 AM PST by Libloather

17 Arrested at Florida Neo-Nazi Rally
By KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press Writer
Sun Feb 26, 12:00 AM ET


Supporters of the Nationalist Socialist Movement, march through the streets of a predominantly black neighborhood in a rally in Orlando, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006. Fist-fights broke out and police made more than a dozen arrests at the rally and march through a predominantly black neighborhood. Most of the arrests came after fights between marchers and angry counter-demonstrators, who were upset with the group's anti-minority message. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

ORLANDO, Fla. - Fistfights broke out and police made 17 arrests Saturday at a neo-Nazi rally and march through a predominantly black neighborhood.

In khaki uniforms, tall black boots and red arm patches bearing swastikas, about 30 members of the National Socialist Movement were barricaded on one side by SWAT team members at the rally. On the other side of the SWAT officers, a group of about 100 black-clad counter-demonstrators, many covering their faces with black masks, held anti-Nazi signs.

Several counter-demonstrators were arrested before the march officially began when pockets of violence erupted, police said. It was not immediately clear whether anyone was hurt.

The march went on as planned through the Orlando neighborhood of Parramore, with about 500 spectators and counter-demonstrators following the group. Grandparents held the hands of their grandchildren as they watched the march from the front of their homes.

"The older generation grew up seeing hate. They grew up seeing these kinds of groups being open and I think for some African-Americans they want the younger generations to see that hate still exists," said the Rev. O'Hara Black of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.

No members of the neo-Nazi group were arrested, police said.

Fourteen of those arrested are members of out-of-town groups such as the Skinheads Against Racial Prejudices and the Southeastern Anarchist Network, said Orlando police spokeswoman Barb Jones. All faced charges including disorderly conduct, battery on a law enforcement officer and wearing a mask, police said.

More than 300 law enforcement officers were on hand, hoping to avoid the violence that marked another gathering of the Minneapolis-based neo-Nazi group in October in Toledo, Ohio. A march there led to a riot in which businesses were burned and looted and bricks were thrown at police.

On Saturday, neo-Nazis held signs with such slogans as "White People Unite" and statistics claiming that crime is predominantly committed by blacks. Later, they made Nazi salutes at City Hall as a SWAT team separated the demonstrators from a jeering crowd.

During the march, the neo-Nazis walked on one side of the road and the protesters on the other, separated by two lines of police. Both groups hurled insults.

Counter-demonstrators held signs including ones that read, "Stop the hate. Stop the violence" and "Love everyone."

"For them to come into our neighborhood, it's wrong; it's a slap in the face," said Donnell Jones, 33.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: 17; arrested; florida; neonazi; orlando; parade; rally; socialists

A man is is dragged to the ground by Orange County Sheriff's Deputy's after he was involved in a fist fight at a neo-Nazi rally in Orlando, Fla. on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006. (AP Photo/John Raoux)


A fist fight breaks out among the crowd of counter-demonstrators during a neo-Nazi rally in Orlando, Fla. on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006. (AP Photo/John Raoux)


Orlando Police keep on lookers away from neo-Nazi's during a rally in Orlando, Fla. on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006. (AP Photo/John Raoux)


A man is pulled over a barricade by Orange County Sheriff's Deputys after he was involved in a fist fight at a neo-Nazi rally in Orlando, Fla. on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006. (AP Photo/John Raoux)


Under the protection of police, supporters of the Nationalist Socialist Movement give the Nazi salute to taunt counter-demonstrators across the street during a rally in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006. (AP Photo/John Raoux)


Supporters of the Nationalist Socialist Movement, escorted by police officers, march in a neo-Nazi rally in Orlando, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006. (AP Photo/John Raoux)


A supporter of the Nationalist Socialist Movement holds up a sign as he marches with a group of neo-Nazis in Orlando, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

1 posted on 02/26/2006 6:36:35 AM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Got the whole spectrum of morons there.


2 posted on 02/26/2006 6:38:18 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Libloather
Commies and neo-Nazis... birds of a feather will flock together.

(Denny Crane: "I Don't Want To Socialize With A Pinko Liberal Democrat Commie. Say What You Like About Republicans. We Stick To Our Convictions. Even When We Know We're Dead Wrong.")

3 posted on 02/26/2006 6:39:00 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: Libloather
Who let these idiots into Florida!


4 posted on 02/26/2006 6:39:00 AM PST by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: Libloather

Nazis marching through a black neighborhood and there were fist fights. Now there is a surprise.


5 posted on 02/26/2006 6:39:16 AM PST by Casloy
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To: Libloather

Jokers of this type tried to march in an Ohio town not too long ago...several black folks rioted (amongst themselves).

The news headlines said the Naxis started it, even though they weren't even around.


6 posted on 02/26/2006 6:41:59 AM PST by Eighth Street (Who do you hate more? Muslims who want to kill you or the Libs who want to sell you out to them?)
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To: Libloather
Lot of people with too much time on their hands.

They need to be fighting the new enemy instead of attempting to revive the old enemy.

7 posted on 02/26/2006 6:43:54 AM PST by Dustbunny (The Islam of the terrorists is not a religion it is a CULT whose leader is Satan.)
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To: Libloather
This article is missing something, oh yea.. the neo-nazi right wing extreme movement. The author must have forgot. < /sarcasm >
8 posted on 02/26/2006 6:44:00 AM PST by Andy from Beaverton (I only vote Republican to stop the Democrats)
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To: Libloather
"I hate Illinois nazis."


9 posted on 02/26/2006 6:45:00 AM PST by SIDENET ("IT'S A COOKBOOK!!!")
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To: SIDENET

You gotta love it when he tromps on the gas and the sound when the four-barrel carb opens up as that big beater squad car careens onto the bridge. Classic!


10 posted on 02/26/2006 6:58:40 AM PST by XR7
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To: XR7

He should be doing it to "anti-war" protestors, though.


11 posted on 02/26/2006 8:09:04 AM PST by Chi-townChief
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To: Libloather

As a white person, I resent it when some semi-literate neo-Nazi or KKK thug claims to represent my "culture." About the only time these people come into contact with books is when they throw books into a bonfire.


12 posted on 02/26/2006 8:20:45 AM PST by Wilhelm Tell (True or False? This is not a tag line.)
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To: Libloather
Notice how the headline:

17 Arrested at Florida Neo-Nazi Rally

implies that the Nazis were the troublemakers (they were, but were merely exercising their 1st amendment rights). when the real problem was the anarchists and other counter protesters.

No members of the neo-Nazi group were arrested, police said.

Fourteen of those arrested are members of out-of-town groups such as the Skinheads Against Racial Prejudices and the Southeastern Anarchist Network, said Orlando police spokeswoman Barb Jones. All faced charges including disorderly conduct, battery on a law enforcement officer and wearing a mask, police said.

Personally I say:

A pox on all their houses.

13 posted on 02/26/2006 8:38:59 AM PST by El Gato
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To: Libloather

Congrats on the writer for identifying them as socialists.


14 posted on 02/26/2006 8:46:01 AM PST by MonroeDNA (Look for the union label--on the bat crashing through your windshield!)
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To: darkwing104

"Who let these idiots into Florida!"

Things were a little slow in Florida so the SPLC sent in the usual morons to get the race thing stirred up again.


15 posted on 02/26/2006 8:57:35 AM PST by dljordan
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To: dljordan
Things were a little slow in Florida so the SPLC sent in the usual morons to get the race thing stirred up again.

I am waiting on Jesse to show up and spew how the Republicans has created an atmosphere of distrust in Florida...


16 posted on 02/26/2006 9:03:16 AM PST by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: dljordan

The SPLC sent in the nazis too? It's not as if the "race thing" wasn't going to get stirred up without the socialists.


17 posted on 02/26/2006 9:03:20 AM PST by kenth
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To: Libloather
On Saturday, neo-Nazis held signs with such slogans as "White People Unite" and statistics claiming that crime is predominantly committed by blacks

That would be wrong, although perhaps just barely. What would be correct would be to say that blacks commit crimes at much higher rates than whites, Asians, Hispanics or any other ethnic group, Most of it against other blacks of course.

18 posted on 02/26/2006 9:05:25 AM PST by El Gato
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To: kenth

Nevermind me, I'm having a comprehension problem today.


19 posted on 02/26/2006 9:06:40 AM PST by kenth
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To: MonroeDNA
In other Orlando news: CAIR established an office in this same predominately black neighborhood.

Hmm, CAIR is tied to Hamas, which sprang from the Islamic Brotherhood, which in turn was established with help from the real German Nazis. Now they are recruiting blacks. Playing both sides of the fence they are.

20 posted on 02/26/2006 9:09:23 AM PST by El Gato
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To: kenth

"The SPLC sent in the nazis too?"

Who knows? The Nazi's, Skinheads, White Aryan Resistance and the Christian Identity movement are so infiltrated by Feds, DIA and others that it could be so.


21 posted on 02/26/2006 9:15:10 AM PST by dljordan
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To: darkwing104

I heard the Toledo city council bought their airfare- something about "if you leave us alone, we'll send you to Disneyworld"

; )


22 posted on 02/26/2006 9:33:16 AM PST by freema (Proud Marine FRiend, Mom, Aunt, Sister, Friend, Wife, Daughter, Niece)
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To: Libloather

sigh...

...just more evidence of the decline of our Republic.

jw


23 posted on 02/26/2006 9:42:10 AM PST by JWinNC (www.anailinhisplace.net)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Skin heads...Skin heads...rolly polly..skin heads...
Skin Heads ...Skin heads..beat them up...scum...


24 posted on 02/26/2006 11:21:02 AM PST by joesnuffy (A camel once bit our sister..but we knew just what to do...we gathered rocks and squashed her!)
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To: Libloather

If the law would just stay home this problem would quickly have resolved itself. The socialists would have been done for.

No need to officially condone vigilatiasm. Just have a cosmic foul up with dispatch. Send the police over to guard the bingo parlor on the other side of town by mistake.


"I hate Illinois Nazis".


25 posted on 02/26/2006 1:08:06 PM PST by festus (The constitution may be flawed but its a whole lot better than what we have now.)
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To: Libloather

In Orlando? This a Disney parade? They have gay day, guess they have nazi day too. /s


26 posted on 02/26/2006 1:12:32 PM PST by WKUHilltopper
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To: Libloather; Pyro7480
Caption Time (Communist vs. Skinhead)

27 posted on 02/26/2006 1:25:48 PM PST by Coleus (What were Ted Kennedy & his nephew doing on Good Friday, 1991? Getting drunk and raping women)
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To: Libloather

In my opinion, I think Nazis and Communists are both bad!


28 posted on 02/26/2006 3:41:00 PM PST by Urvy1A ("Communists and Nazis Are The Same-They're Both Bad.")
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To: Tijeras_Slim
A fist fight between an "Illinois Nazi" straight out of the Blues Brothers and a libtard in a Che t-shirt...its hard to settle on who to root against.
29 posted on 02/26/2006 4:52:07 PM PST by Mad_as_heck (The MSM - America's (domestic) public enemy #1.)
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To: Libloather

I hate Florida Nazis.


30 posted on 02/26/2006 4:53:04 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: joesnuffy

Take the skinheads bowling...take them bowling.


31 posted on 02/26/2006 4:53:40 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Libloather

---- my Che!

32 posted on 02/26/2006 5:00:03 PM PST by johniegrad
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To: kenth

The SPLC is top drawer, and Morris Dees is good people. I saw those accusations by his wife, the predatory behavior towards his daughter (well step daughter), the homosexual flings, the fornication with his daughter in law, and countless affairs. But Morris denied this, and a scorned wife can exaggerate.


33 posted on 02/26/2006 5:17:01 PM PST by I am for Bush
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To: Libloather

wow.....a whole 30 of them

the way some race(and other minorities) baiters here talk you would think they were everywhere

laughable


34 posted on 02/26/2006 5:36:50 PM PST by wardaddy ("hillbilly car wash owner outta control")
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To: joesnuffy

Careful- they beat back. This ain't the tie-dye and herbal tea crowd you're dealing with here.


35 posted on 02/26/2006 9:02:43 PM PST by Ostlandr ( CONUS SITREP is foxtrot uniform bravo alfa romeo)
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To: Libloather

"Grandparents held the hands of their grandchildren as they watched the march from the front of their homes."

Actually, if I were a black person living in this neighborhood with older children, I would not be unhappy for this demonstration.

People forget if they are not reminded. A dry lesson from a book pales in comparison to scary people coming to your neighborhood to be in your face about how they don't want you here. And in the response by both evil and good people, are also lessons to be learned.


36 posted on 02/27/2006 9:23:55 AM PST by I still care ("For it is the doom of men that they forget". - Merlin, from Excalibur)
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