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"Guns don't kill people...."

"Nooses don't kill people...."

Wonder why this maintenance worker didn't ask any of the staff at the hospital what that rope was? He went straight to the Feds. "What a maroon." as Bugs would say.

1 posted on 10/27/2007 3:43:50 AM PDT by chemicalman
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I think this worker needs to be investigated by the feds for reporting a non existent hate crime—actually, a hate crime in reverse.


2 posted on 10/27/2007 3:48:51 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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http://www.nola.com/newsflash/louisiana/index.ssf?/base/news-35/1193318116304070.xml&storylist=louisiana

previous story


3 posted on 10/27/2007 3:49:33 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 ( An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping that it will eat him last..)
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To: chemicalman
Another one wanting their 15 seconds of contrived fame...

"And their it was! And I courageously wrestled it and put it in a bag so no one else could get hurt..."

4 posted on 10/27/2007 3:50:45 AM PDT by AmericaUnited
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The concept of “hate crime” is a liberal contrivance used to justify a punishment that goes beyond that prescribed by law merely to achieve satisfaction by the acuser.
It ought to be illegal if the criteria of cruel and unusual punishment is used.


5 posted on 10/27/2007 3:58:18 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (Before the government can give you a dollar it must first take it from another American)
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Shades of the DC government niggardly fiasco.


6 posted on 10/27/2007 3:58:46 AM PDT by Dahoser (America's great untapped alternative energy source: The Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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Anybody remember the “church fires” of 1996? This is straight out of the clinton playbook. Gotta get out there and scare the black folks. Hillary has no hope if she doesn’t get 110% of the black vote.


7 posted on 10/27/2007 3:59:13 AM PDT by bad company (How much easier is self-sacrifice than self-realization)
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Burning an American Flag which millions have shed blood to defend....well that's free speech.

Wearing pink T-shirts with hateful anti-President Bush slogans and shouting during Senate and House committee meetings thus disrupting procedings....well that's free speech.

Tying nooses and hanging them from trees-HATE SPEECH, HATE SPEECH!

Brandishing the Confederate Battle Flag-HATE SPEECH, HATE SPEECH!

Now it has become...finding any piece of rope left lying around with a loop in it-HATE SPEECH, HATE SPEECH!

Funny how anything, no matter how objectionable it may be, as long as Liberals agree with it is "free speech," but if Liberals disagree with it, no matter how benign it may be, it is automatically "hate speech."

Anyone out there detect a double standard? Just pondering...
9 posted on 10/27/2007 4:31:04 AM PDT by Sudetenland (Liberals love "McCarthism," they just believe he was targeting the wrong side.)
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A noose and a slip knot are very different in appearance.
11 posted on 10/27/2007 4:37:21 AM PDT by normy (Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft.)
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“...administrators at the hospital and medical school notified federal authorities...”

The federal government has its nose in everything. Too many useless bureaucrats. If a bureaucrat isn’t involved in national defense, fire him, give him a cardboard box and a map to the nearest bridge.


13 posted on 10/27/2007 4:38:16 AM PDT by sergeantdave (Tofu burgers are the last gasp of a dying society)
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.....administrators at the hospital and medical school notified federal authorities because they were concerned the rope with loops on each end might have been placed in the break room to intimidate blacks.

If this indicates the intelligence level of the administrators at the medical school, remind me never to visit that place.

15 posted on 10/27/2007 4:54:12 AM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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So now all you have to do if you want publicity is go to Home Depot, buy a rope, make a noose, plant it somewhere (at your workplace, if you don’t like your boss) and then “find” it and start screaming bloody murder to the police and the ever-gullible press. Gee! What fun! And all for the price of a piece of rope!


17 posted on 10/27/2007 5:09:35 AM PDT by samtheman
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“He went straight to the Feds. “What a maroon.” as Bugs would say.”

No, he isn’t. He is a foot-soldier in a war that some don’t even know is going on.


18 posted on 10/27/2007 6:07:31 AM PDT by L98Fiero (A fool who'll waste his life, God rest his guts.)
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To: chemicalman

Of course, we all agree that every time somebody plants or finds a noose somewhere, the whole world needs to know about it.


19 posted on 10/27/2007 6:28:34 AM PDT by Mmmike
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Union members are trying to get people pissed off. It is another DEMS stupid trick.


21 posted on 10/27/2007 6:33:06 AM PDT by bmwcyle (BOMB, BOMB, BOMB,.......BOMB, BOMB IRAN)
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(Correction)

Of course, we all agree that every time somebody plants or finds a knotted string somewhere, the whole world needs to know about it.

22 posted on 10/27/2007 6:34:31 AM PDT by Mmmike
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Jeeze, I have FOUR looped ropes hanging from the rafters in my garage. I use the to hang (Oh,oh, make that “suspend”) furniture parts for staining and drying.

Probably better take them down before it becomes a federal case.


23 posted on 10/27/2007 6:44:27 AM PDT by CPOSharky (Energy plan: Build refineries and nuke plants, drill for our oil, mine our coal.)
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To any chip-on-the-shoulder racist, no noose is bad noose.

Leni

26 posted on 10/27/2007 6:59:45 AM PDT by MinuteGal ( Mother Freep Nursery Rhyme Winner/Loser Announced Today on Freepathon Thread!....5 PM ...EDT)
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To: chemicalman

Ban ROPE!!!!!


28 posted on 10/27/2007 7:02:25 AM PDT by dangerdoc (dangerdoc (not actually dangerous any more))
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Has a noose been found in the Western United States? Say West of the Mississippi?


29 posted on 10/27/2007 7:07:31 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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one of the first knots Boy Scouts learn to tie early in their training is a Bowling Knot which resembles a noose.

Will the government remove that knot from acceptable knots to be tied by Scouts and firemen??


31 posted on 10/27/2007 7:16:23 AM PDT by elpadre
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