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Paris suburb names street for cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal
Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Tue, May. 16, 2006 | Jennifer Lin

Posted on 05/16/2006 12:51:02 PM PDT by pittsburgh gop guy

Paris suburb names street for cop-killer Abu-Jamal

By Jennifer Lin Inquirer Staff Writer

As Philadelphians cope with another police slaying, news comes that a suburb of Paris has named a street for Mumia Abu-Jamal, convicted of the 1981 murder of Police Officer Daniel Faulkner.

Hundreds of supporters of Abu-Jamal attended a ceremony on April 29 to dedicate the Rue Mumia-Abu Jamal in the city of St.-Denis.

"In France, they see him as a towering figure," said Suzanne Ross, cochair of the Free Mumia Coalition of New York City, who was part of the ceremony.

Ross said the street is in the town's Human Rights district, which includes Nelson Mandela Stadium.

Richard Costello, past president of the Philadelphia lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police, said the street dedication was "deplorable" but "consistent with the offensive position the French have taken in this matter. They've made him into some type of hero."

Abu-Jamal, 53, was sentenced to death in 1982 for the shooting of Faulkner, who was 25. A memorial plaque honoring Faulkner has been installed at 13th and Locust Streets, where he was shot.

Abu-Jamal, a former Philadelphia journalist, Black Panther member, and critic of police brutality, has maintained his innocence.

Last year, a federal appeals court agreed to consider Abu-Jamal's appeal of his conviction. The court said it would consider Abu-Jamal's allegation of racial bias in jury selection, as well as claims that the prosecutor gave an improper summation and that a judge in a previous appeal was biased.

The street naming in St.-Denis was part of a three-day event sponsored by the French city, Ross said....

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: abujamal; bbqmumia; deathpenalty; france; francesucks; freemumia; frymumia; mumia; mumiaabujamal; philadelphia
As if we nee another reason to dislike France....
1 posted on 05/16/2006 12:51:08 PM PDT by pittsburgh gop guy
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

So long France, it was nice ridiculing you when you were just simple cowards.


2 posted on 05/16/2006 12:53:03 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Somebody important make The Call.....pitchforks and lanterns.!)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

This street should become urine central.


3 posted on 05/16/2006 12:53:19 PM PDT by frogjerk (LIBERALISM: The perpetual insulting of common sense.)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

Fine, we can name some streets in our towns after French Military defeats. Oh wait, there aren't enough streets.


4 posted on 05/16/2006 12:54:24 PM PDT by FlipWilson
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

Riots this summer may take care of the street.


5 posted on 05/16/2006 12:56:09 PM PDT by twigs
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To: pittsburgh gop guy
killing an American law enforcement officer means a hero's welcome in francistan
6 posted on 05/16/2006 12:58:30 PM PDT by kinoxi
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

Previous name: "Rue de Merde"


7 posted on 05/16/2006 12:59:18 PM PDT by quark
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

How about we name some streets after the Kaiser ??


8 posted on 05/16/2006 12:59:57 PM PDT by PetroniDE (We Don't Live in Texas Anymore --- State Name is Now TAXES !!)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

Don't forget they were going to name a stadium for the Crips guy recently.


9 posted on 05/16/2006 1:00:06 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (We want our day: A day without hearing SPANISH ...)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

Hopefully, the first time Mumu rides down this street, he'll be in a hearse.


10 posted on 05/16/2006 1:00:25 PM PDT by ChuckShick (He's clerking for me...)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

It's right off of Hitler Blvd., just before you reach Vichy Square.


11 posted on 05/16/2006 1:00:33 PM PDT by PsyOp (The commonwealth is theirs who hold the arms.... - Aristotle.)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

There is a sacred cow graphics that shows highways in France named the following:

Highway 1871
Highway 1914
Highway 1940-A
Highway 1940-B

I need to find it.


12 posted on 05/16/2006 1:01:11 PM PDT by PetroniDE (We Don't Live in Texas Anymore --- State Name is Now TAXES !!)
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To: frogjerk
Can we just fry that piece of Sh@t already. He murdered Danny, left his wife a widow and his children fatherless. He is guilt as sin, there is no doubt. I watched Danny's wife bitch slap Mike Ferrel (sp)(BJ Honeycutt) one night. The left worships murderers in all their forms, Mumia, Tookie, Castro, Chavez...... Sick B@stards.
13 posted on 05/16/2006 1:01:21 PM PDT by MPJackal ("If you are not with us, you are against us.")
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

I wonder what colleges have invited this guy to speak at their commencements? I know he's done it before. Pathetic.


14 posted on 05/16/2006 1:01:38 PM PDT by moose2004 (You Can Run But You Can't Hide!)
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To: BunnySlippers

That was Austria.


15 posted on 05/16/2006 1:02:57 PM PDT by rattrap
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

Here I sit with my buns a'clenchin, giving birth to another Frenchman.


16 posted on 05/16/2006 1:03:01 PM PDT by Horatio Gates (Remember the Alamo!)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

People in this forum need to bookmark this website.

17 posted on 05/16/2006 1:03:59 PM PDT by Fintan (One day we'll look back on this and plow into a parked car.)
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To: moose2004

Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA for one


18 posted on 05/16/2006 1:04:44 PM PDT by Horatio Gates (Remember the Alamo!)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

Maybe we should have let Hitler keep France after all. No amount of French perfume can cover up their foul stench.


19 posted on 05/16/2006 1:05:18 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY ((((Truth to a Liberal, is like a crucifix to a vampire))))
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To: Horatio Gates
Here I sit with my buns a'clenchin, giving birth to another Frenchman.

--snort, chortle--

20 posted on 05/16/2006 1:07:02 PM PDT by frogjerk (LIBERALISM: The perpetual insulting of common sense.)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

Yet another outrage from the French. I wonder how the officials in Lyon would react if we named a street after Klaus Barbie?


21 posted on 05/16/2006 1:07:59 PM PDT by riverdawg
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

A buddy of mine was debating some punk kid who was proclaiming Cook's innocence. He said, "I've been studying this case for four months, and I don't think Mumia was even there!" The "four months" thing was supposed to establish him as a serious expert. My friend said, "So, how do you explain the bullet in Cook's chest, fired from Faulkner's service revolver?" The guy sputtered for a few seconds and stormed off.


22 posted on 05/16/2006 1:11:43 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

"In France, they see him as a towering figure,"

Pathetic. Truly pathetic.


23 posted on 05/16/2006 1:26:07 PM PDT by SmoothTalker
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To: Horatio Gates

No surprise there. My cousin went to college there, until he got thrown out, it's probably more liberal than UC Berkeley.


24 posted on 05/16/2006 1:28:22 PM PDT by moose2004 (You Can Run But You Can't Hide!)
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To: MPJackal

The Faulkners were childless. Fry Mumia anyway.


25 posted on 05/16/2006 1:35:01 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Rachel Corrie's not dead - she's taking a CAT nap.)
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To: samadams2000

We should remove our honored dead from French soil. They should be brought home to Arlington.

The French are beneath contempt. Relatively soon France will be Islamic. They certainly deserve what's coming.


26 posted on 05/16/2006 1:40:30 PM PDT by kjo
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To: kjo
Just told my kids we will not be taking a vacation in France. EVER. None my money will go to these fruitcakes who celebrate a cop-killer.

Philly talk radio is going NUTS over this today. Mrs. Faulkner has been doing nonstop callins and is horrified beyond belief.

27 posted on 05/16/2006 2:14:47 PM PDT by Dems_R_Losers (Control the borders. Control the spending. Confirm the judges. Win the War. -- Hugh Hewitt)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy
Ross said the street is in the town's Human Rights district

The what?! Do they have an Animal Rights district? A Meat-Free district? What the heck do these people do all day, think of stupid stuff to create?
28 posted on 05/16/2006 2:47:57 PM PDT by tongue-tied
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To: tongue-tied
What the heck do these people do all day

Appease Muslims.

29 posted on 05/16/2006 3:07:15 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (When Al Franken had his bris, they threw away the baby and saved the foreskin.)
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To: rattrap

Wow! Thatis correct. Thanks for remembering. :)


30 posted on 05/16/2006 3:12:07 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (We want our day: A day without hearing SPANISH ...)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy; Tribune7
FRY Wesley Cook!!!

Ping.

31 posted on 05/16/2006 3:43:08 PM PDT by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Rog, good point.


32 posted on 05/16/2006 3:47:07 PM PDT by tongue-tied
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To: pittsburgh gop guy
"In France, they see him as a towering figure,"

Il est le plus de plus, le sine qua non! Il est le "Jerry Lewis" du gendarme mertistes!

33 posted on 05/16/2006 6:14:32 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Owl_Eagle; brityank; Physicist; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; GOPJ; abner; baseballmom; Mo1; Ciexyz; ...

ping


34 posted on 05/16/2006 6:16:12 PM PDT by Tribune7
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To: pittsburgh gop guy
So Franco-Algerians will be torching cars on Mumia-Abu Jamal street?
Sounds appropriate.
35 posted on 05/16/2006 7:49:30 PM PDT by rmlew (Sedition and Treason are both crimes, not free speech.)
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To: tongue-tied

Wish I was joking.


36 posted on 05/16/2006 9:28:57 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (When Al Franken had his bris, they threw away the baby and saved the foreskin.)
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To: Dems_R_Losers
"Mrs. Faulkner has been doing nonstop call-ins and is horrified beyond belief."

I too am horrified at France honoring a policeman's killer, but we must consider the source. France is rubbing salt in the wound of a grieving US Widow because they despise the United States.We don't raise that level of hatred here, but once you "earn" our contempt, which France has done, there are consequences.

Many Americans will take a few minutes today to say a prayer for Mrs.Faulkner.

Many Americans take a few minutes every day to check every item to make sure that no "made in France" product makes it into their shopping cart.

And no matter how many beautiful commercials companies like Air France show in the United States, many Americans have already crossed France off their travel plans.
37 posted on 05/17/2006 5:38:35 AM PDT by chgomac
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

Gee - wonder if he was reading FR early this morning....

http://corner.nationalreview.com/post/?q=MTBmOTliZGE2MDk5MmExNDgwMjFiYTEwZjU2YzI3ODU=


38 posted on 05/17/2006 7:19:34 PM PDT by pittsburgh gop guy (Be not afraid...)
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To: Fintan

From my e-mail and: http://www.fop.net/.......

The Fraternal Order of Police National Delegation in attendance, voted unanimously to begin a boycott of persons, products and companies associated with the supporting of convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal.
In case you don't know, he was convicted in the 1981 killing of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner under overwhelming evidence. The act was an especially brutal and sadistic murder that still haunts the family, friends and coworkers of Officer Faulkner.
The New York Shields, a police brotherhood organization, presented Officer Faulkner's family with a Medal of Valor at their 1999 Police Memorial Breakfast.
Convict Abu-Jamal has written a book, "Live from Death Row," and attempted to place himself in a celebrity status as a result of his criminal behavior.
Others have supported his pathetic attempt to gain stardom and freedom, all the while spitting in the face of Officer Faulkner, his family and every single law enforcement officer in the United States .
The F. O. P. has announced the formal boycotting of the following:

1. Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Products (donators to a defense fund for the killer).
2. Actor Paul Newman, and his products (an outspoken supporter of the killer).
3. Actress Susan Sarandon (supporter of this convicted killer).
4. Filmmakers Spike Lee, Oliver Stone and John Landis
(supporters of the killer).
5. Writers Norman Mailer and Joyce Carol Oates (supporters of the killer).
6. Super model Naomi Campbell (supporter of the killer).
7. Musicians Sting, David Byrne and Michael Stipe of REM,
(supporters of the killer).
8. The Backstreet Boys who are performing "free" benefit concerts for the killer's defense fund.
As a side note, one of their "benefit concerts" scheduled for Baltimore , MD had to be canceled when Baltimore police officers refused to work the overtime shifts for site security at the concert.
As you may not know, a tape recorded statement made by this heinous convicted killer, was played at the spring graduation commencement ceremony at Evergreen State College, in the state of Washington (June
1999.) This resulted in over 800 graduates walking out and another two dozen turning their backs during the killer's three minute diatribe of hate. The F.O.P.'s position is getting widespread coverage in the media, as well it should. The members of the New York Shields stand with our fellow brothers across this country in strongly supporting this boycott and honoring the memory of slain Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkn er.



We urge you to participate in this boycott and request that you pass this e-mail on to your coworkers, business partners, and family and friends.


39 posted on 12/07/2006 4:56:27 AM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Send Lawyers, Guns And Money *Not Necessarily In That Order*)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy
Wesley Cook is no hero. He's a cold-blooded murderer.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." -Manuel II Paleologus

40 posted on 12/07/2006 4:59:46 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy
Paris suburb names street for cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

I guess they had to - all the other street names like White Flag Blvd, Drop and Run Drive, Surrender Street and Retreat Road were already taken.
41 posted on 12/07/2006 5:15:50 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (A liberal is a suicide bomber without the guts)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy
This from a country that gave the legion of honor to Jerry Lewis
42 posted on 12/07/2006 5:30:46 AM PST by Charlespg (Peace= When we trod the ruins of Mecca and Medina under our infidel boots.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Fry Mumia!


43 posted on 12/07/2006 5:37:16 AM PST by YourAdHere (Buy My Book, "Bradypalooza," from Amazon. Com.)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy

Was this done by Frenchmen or by suburban "youths"


44 posted on 12/07/2006 5:40:09 AM PST by NeoCaveman (Rick Santorum in 2008, or 2012 or whenever we get serious about Islamofascism.)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy
What's next? Rue de Wayne Gacy?
45 posted on 12/07/2006 6:48:27 AM PST by Gritty (Europe’s predicament is entirely self-inflicted. Islam is not to blame. Secularism is.-Paul Belien)
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To: pittsburgh gop guy
What is WRONG with the French people?!
46 posted on 12/07/2006 6:52:00 AM PST by uncitizen
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To: pittsburgh gop guy
At a French airport. A group of American retired teachers recently went to France on a tour. Robert Whiting, an elderly gentleman of 83, was part of the tour group.

At French Customs, he took a few minutes to locate his passport in his carry-on. "You have been to France before, monsieur?" the customs officer asked sarcastically. Mr. Whiting admitted that he had been to France previously. "Then you should know enough to have your passport ready." The American said, "The last time I was here, I didn't have to show it." "Impossible!" barked the officer. "Americans always have to show your passports on arrival in France." The American senior gave the Frenchman a long hard look. Then he quietly explained. "Well, when I came ashore at Omaha Beach on D-Day in 1944 to help liberate this country, I couldn't find any Frenchmen to show it to."

47 posted on 12/07/2006 6:56:50 AM PST by uncitizen
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