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Toledo Police brace for possible civil unrest (Fears Election Riots!)
WNWO ^ | November 03, 2008 | By Aaron Brilbeck

Posted on 11/04/2008 2:54:12 AM PST by xzins

TOLEDO, OHIO -- Toledo police are gearing up for possible "Civil unrest" during and after tomorrow's elections.

In an internal memo obtained exclusively by NBC 24 News, officers are ordered to "Have their riot equipment with them Tuesday and Wednesday". Police chief Mike Navarre confirms, officers will have gear similar to the equipment they used during the 2005 race riots. "They have been asked to have their helmets and their gas masks available tomorrow and Wednesday.", Navarre says, "That's the equipment they would not normally carry with them on a normal day".

Navarre also says, officers will not be stationed at individual polling stations. But the memo says otherwise. It reads, "On Tuesday, units shall be directed to patrol the polling locations".


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: elections; mccainpalin

1 posted on 11/04/2008 2:54:12 AM PST by xzins
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Police chief Mike Navarre confirms, officers will have gear similar to the equipment they used during the 2005 race riots.

Joe the Plumber's town.

Ohio is ground zero.

Who does this suggest will win Ohio if assuming the police chief has access to internal polling?

2 posted on 11/04/2008 2:55:19 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain Pro Deo et Patria)
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To: xzins
Obama's View of America mirrors Obama's Odinga Atrocities in Kenya.

Obama on video campaigning for Marxist "cousin" Raila Odinga, Kenya's "Agent of Change"



3 posted on 11/04/2008 2:56:53 AM PST by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: xzins

Yes, “civil unrest” is the PC term for “rioting and looting”.

In all seriousness, I hope all of you who live in urban areas take care when the sun sets tomorrow.


4 posted on 11/04/2008 2:57:24 AM PST by Baladas ((ABBHO))
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To: Diogenesis

This isn’t Kenya: Waving machetes, short swords, Saturday Night Specials and Molotov cocktails around in American suburbia/exurbia will buy you a cheap funeral and cardboard casket courtesy of the county commissioners.


5 posted on 11/04/2008 3:01:48 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Barack Obama: In Error and arrogant -- he's errogant!)
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To: Baladas
We have Castle Doctrine Law (Stand your ground) here in Mo. I am fully prepared to exercise my rights under that law. Go ahead, punks, make my day.
6 posted on 11/04/2008 3:06:45 AM PST by Evil Slayer (Sarah Palin reminds me of the story about David and Goliath)
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To: xzins

ooooooh noooooooooooozzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz I better go vote for barry so there are no riots!


7 posted on 11/04/2008 3:08:55 AM PST by 09Patriot (I am a MILITANT Conservative, compassionate conservativism got us NOWHERE)
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To: xzins

Interesting. I live near Columbus. While at the store yesterday, the person at the counter told me his brother worked for the local fire department. According to the brother, police, fire, and rescue personnel were instructed to review their SOPs for “civil unrest.” My first instinct was to be skeptical. People love to claim “inside information” during big events. This, however, seems to have merit.


8 posted on 11/04/2008 3:09:23 AM PST by edpc
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To: xzins

I agree with your post, but I would suggest that Chicago may be the real ground zero in the event “zero” loses.


9 posted on 11/04/2008 3:10:18 AM PST by Cap Huff
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This isn’t Kenya....

True, but 0bama is working on that.

10 posted on 11/04/2008 3:10:53 AM PST by edpc
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To: xzins

Rioting whether he Wins or Loses.....it’s what they do....Obama is backed by THUGS.


11 posted on 11/04/2008 3:11:37 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion.....The Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: xzins

Gee, sounds like they’re expecting an Obama loss. A MCCain loss would not necessitate any of th e preventive riot gear and extra officers.

Sounds like they’re anticipating a Rodney King night.


12 posted on 11/04/2008 3:12:07 AM PST by Jezebelle (Our tax dollars are paying the ACLU to sue the Christ out of us.)
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To: Jezebelle

I wonder if the police ever anticipated that Kerry supporters might riot after the election. Hah.


13 posted on 11/04/2008 3:18:16 AM PST by Chet 99 (Vote McCain/Palin, or this will be our future: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTb5EFZmgbs)
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To: Diogenesis

I don’t get it. What do Katrina photos have to do with this thread?


14 posted on 11/04/2008 3:22:01 AM PST by Jezebelle (Our tax dollars are paying the ACLU to sue the Christ out of us.)
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To: xzins

Even if Obama wins, there will be riots.


15 posted on 11/04/2008 3:27:19 AM PST by Fresh Wind (Tom Manion USMC '08!!)
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To: xzins
I will be at home with my .38 and 12ga and a bag of popcorn in front of the tv.
16 posted on 11/04/2008 3:28:08 AM PST by Total Package (TOLEDO, OHIO THE MRSA INFECTION IN THE STATE and the death of freedom)
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To: xzins

Reminds me of Obama’s cousin and mutual campaign support buddy Odinga encouraging his thugs to commit genocide in Kenya because he lost a legal election.


17 posted on 11/04/2008 3:31:38 AM PST by cake_crumb (Obama paid ACORN to steal the election for him)
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To: xzins

(UPI)Detroit.Mayors of northern urban cites fear yet more ruin of existing ruins. Detroit, Cleveland, Toledo, Chicago, and other long time Democrat controlled cities said that they can not afford to have burnt out hulks of their slum scullion cities further damaged. Said Detroit Mayor Mufume from his federal prison cell, "If we lose the last few standing buildings, it will make it that much harder for us to loot welfare moneys from the state and federal government. I got two wives(PBUT), two girlfriends, three Jewish lawyers and a Irish and Polish Police Superintendent that I have to 'Take Care of', if you know what I mean".
The Mayor went on to ask this reporter if he wanted to get in 'business' and smuggle in some blow.

18 posted on 11/04/2008 3:32:40 AM PST by Leisler (Obama is going to give us all Unicorns!)
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To: Total Package

I’m out in the country and not in any city, but we tend to be well-armed out here.

Hundreds of rounds, plenty of delivery systems:>)


19 posted on 11/04/2008 3:35:11 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain Pro Deo et Patria)
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To: Baladas

GREAT RIOTING AND LOOTING, RIGHT BEFORE THE HOLIDAYS, COULDN’T HAVE BEEN MORE PERFECT, BIG SCREEN TV ANYONE?


20 posted on 11/04/2008 3:43:32 AM PST by ronnie raygun (THE NEW MILLIONAIRES CLUB : YOUR FRIENDLY NIEGHBORHOOD CONGRESSMEN)
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To: ronnie raygun; Jim Robinson

Stock up on all your holiday needs!

Win or Lose REDISTRIBUTION sale!


21 posted on 11/04/2008 3:45:07 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain Pro Deo et Patria)
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To: Baladas

First time in my life I have been afraid of civil unrest in America. There is a festering hatred of all things ‘white’ that has been fostered by the race hustlers like Sharpton, Jackson, and Wright. To say nothing of the evildoer Obama.

This could get ugly over a long period of time.


22 posted on 11/04/2008 3:55:09 AM PST by Carley (Vote McCain/Palin.....Change babies can live with.)
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To: Evil Slayer

CO has a law called MAKE MY DAY

You have every right to defend yourself and your castle.


23 posted on 11/04/2008 3:56:18 AM PST by Carley (Vote McCain/Palin.....Change babies can live with.)
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To: Carley

Go ahead, Ajax. Be takin’ yo’ bestest shot...


24 posted on 11/04/2008 4:02:54 AM PST by chadwimc (Proud to be an infidel ! Allah fubar !!!)
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To: Ann Archy

This whole election is so out of hand. My son is a senior in HS, the demographics here have changed considerably in the past 3 yrs. The black kids at school were bragging that they are hitting the streets whether Obama wins or loses. I don’t know that they really will but still the thought of it is disturbing.


25 posted on 11/04/2008 4:03:56 AM PST by panthermom
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To: xzins

My conservative Atlanta suburb had training two weeks ago in full SWAT gear including storming a house. I have never seen that in 15 years living here.


26 posted on 11/04/2008 4:20:59 AM PST by doodad
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To: Carley
You have every right to defend yourself and your castle.

I live in NYS.

In NYS we have a duty to retreat.

27 posted on 11/04/2008 4:22:13 AM PST by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: xzins
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28 posted on 11/04/2008 4:24:18 AM PST by johnny7 ("Duck I says... ")
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To: xzins

Rioting and looting will be necessary in order for the black market to stock up in case obama wins.

We’ll ALL be buying that stuff underground then!


29 posted on 11/04/2008 4:27:03 AM PST by J40000
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To: xzins

Let me guess. Toledo has a large minority population??


30 posted on 11/04/2008 4:28:02 AM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Jezebelle

rotflmao


31 posted on 11/04/2008 4:52:34 AM PST by Kudsman
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To: Diogenesis

32 posted on 11/04/2008 4:58:14 AM PST by COUNTrecount (de Tocqueville ..."In a democracy the people get the government they deserve". ...)
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To: mewzilla

Same in NJ. You dare defend yourself you’ll find yourself in jail.


33 posted on 11/04/2008 5:02:06 AM PST by Carley (Vote McCain/Palin.....Change babies can live with.)
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To: xzins
Here's a lesson for all of us - law abiding citizens.

Those who chose to undermine our laws and electoral process by rioting are creating a third-world country right here on American soil by creating chaos. By their very act of rioting when something does not go according to their desires they are undoing hundreds of years of our laws. We have a reason and a right to elect our officials based on experience NOT because we are afraid a bunch of goons will riot!

It is indeed a scary time when our country and the world will listen to goons, rioters, thugs, and terrorist before they listen to law-abiding citizens! MY 2 cents

34 posted on 11/04/2008 5:10:59 AM PST by beachn4fun (Want change? Vote new blood into Congress where the purse-strings reside.)
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To: beachn4fun

Zimbabwe


35 posted on 11/04/2008 5:14:28 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain Pro Deo et Patria)
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To: Ann Archy

“Rioting whether he Wins or Loses.....it’s what they do....Obama is backed by THUGS.”

Obama himself is a thug, too.


36 posted on 11/04/2008 5:16:15 AM PST by FarRightFanatic (November 4, 2008 - the day Americans will DEFEAT the Obamists.)
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To: xzins

Oh yeah!


37 posted on 11/04/2008 5:21:12 AM PST by beachn4fun (Want change? Vote new blood into Congress where the purse-strings reside.)
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To: Jezebelle
Gee, sounds like they’re expecting an Obama loss.

Or an Obama victory and the need to control the Obama supporters that are beginning to take their share of redistribution.

38 posted on 11/04/2008 5:49:45 AM PST by varon (Allegiance to the constitution, always. Allegiance to a political party, never.)
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To: beachn4fun
I agree with your post but made a slight change to it

Those who chose to undermine our laws and electoral process by rioting are creating have already created a third-world country right here on American soil by creating chaos.

39 posted on 11/04/2008 7:32:53 AM PST by Mac from Cleveland (Joe Biden behind a microphone is like Ted Kennedy behind a steering wheel)
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To: xzins
Toledo police are gearing up for possible "Civil unrest" during and after tomorrow's elections

Possible??? Bet the ranch on it Bunky!

40 posted on 11/04/2008 7:33:57 AM PST by Don Corleone (Leave the gun..take the cannoli)
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To: Leisler

bttt


41 posted on 11/04/2008 7:35:28 AM PST by Centurion2000 (To protect and defend ... against all enemies, foreign and domestic .... by any means necessary.)
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To: xzins

My brother is a cop in Jacksonville FL and he said they will have 140 additional officers on duty for the next 2-3 days.


42 posted on 11/04/2008 8:05:51 AM PST by mykdsmom (I will vote for President based on the content of the character of the man not the color of his skin)
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To: ronnie raygun

I am going to loot Victoria’s Secret. The wife would like some sexy underbritches!


43 posted on 11/04/2008 8:17:09 AM PST by Holicheese (Get up Tom Brady, get up! PLEASE!!)
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To: Mac from Cleveland; xzins

I was wondering if we conservatives who are voting for Repubs aught to threaten to riot if a Dem wins???


44 posted on 11/04/2008 8:21:28 AM PST by beachn4fun (Want change? Vote new blood into Congress where the purse-strings reside.)
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To: mykdsmom

I believe you. Others are reporting that their police or fire units are on some level of alert due to the election.

I think that we’re likely to see disturbance whether McCain wins or loses.

My rural community in Ohio is a throwback, I guess, to earlier years. I expect total peace and friendliness at our polling places. We’ll chat and laugh, wait or turn, and joke with the poll workers, whom we’ll all know.

No one will get free beer or piercings or tatoos or food baskets for proving they’ve voted.


45 posted on 11/04/2008 8:28:11 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain Pro Deo et Patria)
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