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You're Bob Dylan? NJ police want to see some ID
Associated Press ^ | Aug 14, 8:49 PM (ET) | WAYNE PARRY

Posted on 08/15/2009 11:41:02 AM PDT by Dadofmany

Rock legend Bob Dylan was treated like a complete unknown by police in a New Jersey shore community when a resident called to report someone wandering around the neighborhood. Dylan was in Long Branch, about a two-hour drive south of New York City, on July 23 as part of a tour with Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp that was to play at a baseball stadium in nearby Lakewood. A 24-year-old police officer apparently was unaware of who Dylan is and asked him for identification, Long Branch business administrator Howard Woolley said Friday. "I don't think she was familiar with his entire body of work," Woolley said. The incident began at 5 p.m. when a resident said a man was wandering around a low-income, predominantly minority neighborhood several blocks from the oceanfront looking at houses. The police officer drove up to Dylan, who was wearing a blue jacket, and asked him his name. According to Woolley, the following exchange ensued: "What is your name, sir?" the officer asked. "Bob Dylan," Dylan said.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: banglist; bobdylan; civilrights; donutwatch; dylan; henrygates; identification; leo; mrskippy; msmcoverup; nationalid; papers; police; profiling
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How amazing is it that Bob Dylan cooperated and didn't claim to be profiled or even harassed! hmm?
1 posted on 08/15/2009 11:41:03 AM PDT by Dadofmany
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To: Dadofmany

Dr. Gates should take a lesson from Dylan.


2 posted on 08/15/2009 11:41:42 AM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: CondorFlight

I don’t think this will get the same attention, and what ever happened to the gates deal?


3 posted on 08/15/2009 11:44:22 AM PDT by Dadofmany
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To: Dadofmany
The incident began at 5 p.m. when a resident said a man was wandering around a low-income, predominantly minority neighborhood several blocks from the oceanfront looking at houses.

Can't have a lone white guy wandering around in a black neighborhood now can we?

4 posted on 08/15/2009 11:45:22 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Dadofmany

I expect Gates got a promise of a whole ton of stimulus money, in return for STFU about a lawsuit, in order to get that whole thing out of the news cycle.


5 posted on 08/15/2009 11:46:39 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (No Representation without Taxation!)
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To: Dadofmany

Trying to think of a Robert Zimmerman line here,......

First in with “a complete unknown” quote,....?


6 posted on 08/15/2009 11:49:07 AM PDT by garyhope ( It's world war IV, right here, right now, courtesy of Islamofascism.)
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To: Dadofmany

Trying to think of a Robert Zimmerman line here,......

First in with “a complete unknown” quote,....?


7 posted on 08/15/2009 11:49:19 AM PDT by garyhope ( It's world war IV, right here, right now, courtesy of Islamofascism.)
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To: Dadofmany
" How amazing is it that Bob Dylan cooperated and didn't claim to be profiled or even harassed! hmm? "

That's because Gates had a agenda, trash the whitey police officer and yell " RACISM !! " and then had his tag team WW Wrestling match buddie trash the whitey police officer on national TV.
8 posted on 08/15/2009 11:49:49 AM PDT by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM .53 : 1 The FOOL hath said in his heart, there is no GOD.)
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To: Dadofmany

How does it feel
To be on your own
With no direction home
Like a complete unknown


9 posted on 08/15/2009 11:49:56 AM PDT by Founding Father (The Pedophile moHAMmudd (PBUH---Pigblood be upon him))
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To: Dadofmany

All he needed to do was to ask him to sing the phrase
“Like a Rolling Stone”.


10 posted on 08/15/2009 11:50:32 AM PDT by rahbert ("That's not art, it's crap!")
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To: Dadofmany
I'm not sure I'd recognize him:


11 posted on 08/15/2009 11:51:45 AM PDT by savedbygrace (You are only leading if someone follows. Otherwise, you just wandered off... [Smokin' Joe])
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To: Dadofmany

When white drug buyers go to drug neighborhoods to buy drugs, the CHIEF law breakers are the BUYERS..?

No, but the buyers are WHITE and there is such a thing as PRIORITIES, ok? I mean there are just SOME things society cannot tolerate.

Oh...and uh...there IS a war on drugs, OK? Remember that.


12 posted on 08/15/2009 11:53:24 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: FreedomPoster; Dadofmany

The moment Sharpton arrived on the scene you just know some payola was involved.


13 posted on 08/15/2009 11:53:59 AM PDT by angkor (The U.S. Congress is at war with America.)
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To: dennisw
"What is your name, sir?" the officer asked.

The answer my friend
is blowin' in the wind.
The answer is blowin' in the wind.

14 posted on 08/15/2009 11:54:39 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Dadofmany
"Rock legend Bob Dylan was treated like a complete unknown by police in a New Jersey shore community when a resident called to report someone wandering around the neighborhood."

So what? Is Bob Dylan some sort of God or something that everyone is required by law to know who he is and what he looks like? I would walk right past him as well. If I bothered to remember what he looked like I'd probably hurl an insulting comment at him as I walked by about his idiotic political views, misguided environmentalism, what a hypocrite he is expecting others to conserve while he exploits to satisfy his enormous carbon appetite.

15 posted on 08/15/2009 11:54:44 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Dadofmany

The cops should be fired, prosecuted and sent to a work camp in Siberia.


16 posted on 08/15/2009 11:55:05 AM PDT by microgood
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To: Dadofmany

The officer did the officer’s job.


17 posted on 08/15/2009 11:55:15 AM PDT by machogirl (If Obama's handing out Pie, I like Lemon Meringue.)
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To: Dadofmany

...and he didn’t even ask “DON’T YOU KNOW WHO I AM!!????”


18 posted on 08/15/2009 11:55:23 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

The whole story ... and kinda cute too. Here:

http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=8335824&page=1


19 posted on 08/15/2009 11:55:46 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: savedbygrace

That is a perfect pic for a bit of joker makeup as well.


20 posted on 08/15/2009 11:56:36 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: microgood
"The cops should be fired, prosecuted and sent to a work camp in Siberia."

For not knowing one of the Leftwing moonbats demi Gods and daring to as who he is? Yea, if they had their way, she would be.

Maybe in a few more years...

21 posted on 08/15/2009 11:59:25 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Nathan Zachary

You obviously don’t know a damn thing about Dylan’s political beliefs!!

Anyway, at least he’s not a “freak” like MJ or Elvis turned out to be.


22 posted on 08/15/2009 12:00:19 PM PDT by MrLee (Sha'alu Shalom Yerushalyim!! God bless Eretz Israel.)
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To: Dadofmany
Photobucket

I couldn't help but get at least one photo of Zimmerman's Gulfstream to show. : )

23 posted on 08/15/2009 12:00:42 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Prophet in the wilderness

I think the officer, Dylan, and Nobama should all get together. Maybe they could all share a drink in the Rose garden!


24 posted on 08/15/2009 12:00:53 PM PDT by Dadofmany
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To: Dadofmany

Why is 20 something old cop supposed to know who he is?
I don’t see why this is a story.


25 posted on 08/15/2009 12:02:59 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Just say no to Soylent Green health care)
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To: Dadofmany

How dare a citizen walk the streets minding his own business. I like how the cops had to walk him back to his hotel.

NJ is crazy.


27 posted on 08/15/2009 12:03:42 PM PDT by conservativefromGa
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

White guys wandering around black neighborhoods are usually hoping to score some druge.


28 posted on 08/15/2009 12:05:44 PM PDT by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

I think the story is that he is a star, a legend, and didn’t cause a scene. A story with a happy ending. one that can be an example to others. Thats all.


29 posted on 08/15/2009 12:05:44 PM PDT by Dadofmany
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To: gaijin

Sorry, I posted before I got to your post.


30 posted on 08/15/2009 12:06:30 PM PDT by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: Dadofmany

LOL. Yeah, you can get into a heap of trouble looking at houses in Long Branch. He should have gone a little further west toward Norwood Ave, you can still get a good eyeful there.


31 posted on 08/15/2009 12:07:40 PM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Rebellion is not brewing. Frog is brewing.)
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To: Dadofmany
Rock legend Bob Dylan was treated like a complete unknown by police in a New Jersey shore community when a resident called to report someone wandering around the neighborhood. Dylan was in Long Branch, about a two-hour drive south of New York City, on July 23 as part of a tour with Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp that was to play at a baseball stadium in nearby Lakewood.

And yet Mellencamp roams free. Amazing!

And Willie too, with all his priors and everything!

32 posted on 08/15/2009 12:07:46 PM PDT by x
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To: HereInTheHeartland
Why is 20 something old cop supposed to know who he is? I don’t see why this is a story.

Exactly. My wife (who is in her 30's) didn't know who George Harrison was. She got along fine without the information.
33 posted on 08/15/2009 12:09:02 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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"You obviously don’t know a damn thing about Dylan’s political beliefs!!"

More like YOU don't. Someday when you get off your knees from the Dylan alter you should check them out.

Bob Dylan says: " Barack Obama is 'changin' America". He has backed the Illinois senator to do for modern America what the generation before did in the 1960s.

Times interview: Dylan gives a ringing endorsement to Mr Obama, the first ever black presidential candidate, claiming he is "redefining the nature of politics from the ground up".

Asked about his views on American politics, he said: "Well, you know right now America is in a state of upheaval. Poverty is demoralising. You can't expect people to have the virtue of purity when they are poor".

"But we've got this guy out there now who is redefining the nature of politics from the ground up...Barack Obama."He's redefining what a politician is, so we'll have to see how things play out. Am I hopeful? Yes, I'm hopeful that things might change. Some things are going to have to."

He added: “You should always take the best from the past, leave the worst back there and go forward into the future."

Dylan's endorsement contains much symbolic significance. The legendary singer-songwriter, who has an art exhibition opening in London next week, became a focal point for young people worldwide when he released the album 'The times they are a-changin'," including the famous song of that name, in 1964.

The track, which he wrote as the social liberation of the '60s astonished politicians and parents, included lines urging people to accept and embrace what was happening around them.

Memorable lines included: "Come senators, congressmen, please heed the call. Don't stand in the doorway, don't block up the hall," and: "Come mothers and fathers throughout the land, and don't criticise what you can't understand. Your sons and your daughters are beyond your command. Your old road is rapidly agin'."

Dylan songs are played loud and proud by all the hope and change leftwing moonbats.

34 posted on 08/15/2009 12:10:52 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Dadofmany

Well it sure is a good story.
I have to admire someone like Dylan who doesn’t have the need to be to an object of adoration, but seeks to have privacy.


35 posted on 08/15/2009 12:11:06 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Just say no to Soylent Green health care)
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To: Dadofmany; All
Calm down everyone ... this story was run in a thread on FR last night and the consensus in that thread was pretty much that it is a non-story, the only thing making it a 'story' is that there was a well known person involved. That's all there is to it, nothing more.

Bob Who? Dylan Gets Treated Like a Commoner (How does it feel?)

36 posted on 08/15/2009 12:12:34 PM PDT by Mr_Moonlight
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To: garyhope

They’ll stone you when you’re walking on the street
They’ll stone you when you’re trying to keep your seat
They’ll stone you when your walking on the floor
They’ll stone you when your walking to the door
But I would not feel so all alone
Everybody must get stoned


37 posted on 08/15/2009 12:13:21 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: savedbygrace

Isn’t this like expecting a young cop in 1968 to recognize
Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy?


38 posted on 08/15/2009 12:19:40 PM PDT by donna (Synonyms: Feminism, Marxism, Communism, Socialism, Fascism)
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To: Dadofmany

Sure looks like he wanted to do his rollin’ stoned.


39 posted on 08/15/2009 12:22:26 PM PDT by Kenny500c
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To: Nathan Zachary
For not knowing one of the Leftwing moonbats demi Gods and daring to as who he is?

No, for harrassing a citizen without any cause whatsoever. These cops are spitting on the graves of all those brave souls who have died to protect our freedoms, and I take that personally.
40 posted on 08/15/2009 12:23:02 PM PDT by microgood
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To: microgood

Who leave home without your IDs! WHO I ASK YOU? WHO!!?


41 posted on 08/15/2009 12:26:42 PM PDT by Twofortea (Yes, I often differ from "accepted" Conservative views. So sue me.)
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To: Nathan Zachary

Dylan says “Dreams of My Father” piqued his interest in Obama, but that doesn’t mean the ever-irascible singer-songwriter is suddenly buying into politics as an agent for change.

“Politics creates more problems than it solves. It can be counter-productive,” Dylan told Flanagan in this excerpt, which can be found on BobDylan.com (the full interview can also be downloaded and read via .pdf). “The real power is in the hands of small groups of people and I don’t think they have titles.”
April, 2009


42 posted on 08/15/2009 12:29:46 PM PDT by MrLee (Sha'alu Shalom Yerushalyim!! God bless Eretz Israel.)
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To: Nathan Zachary

You obviously know nothing about the guy. He’s not a partisan and he sure ain’t an environmentalist.


43 posted on 08/15/2009 12:31:34 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

Just because its kinda funny. Dylan didn’t seem to mind.


44 posted on 08/15/2009 12:32:36 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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Is Bob Dylan some sort of God or something that everyone is required by law to know who he is and what he looks like? I would walk right past him as well. If I bothered to remember what he looked like I'd probably hurl an insulting comment at him

lol...I have no doubt about that, cause you're a class act.

The officers asked Dylan, 68, to accompany them back to the Ocean Place Resort and Spa, where the performers were staying. Once there, tour staff vouched for Dylan. The officers thanked him for his cooperation. "He couldn't have been any nicer to them," Woolley added.

Bob is good people, which the article clearly depicts, regardless of what the ignorant buckets mouths bark from the side lines.

45 posted on 08/15/2009 12:33:16 PM PDT by dragnet2
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To: Nathan Zachary

Dylan did not endorse him. Asked if he would be a good president, his answer is “I don’t know”. Dylan was a helluva lot more glowing about getting an “honorary Texan” award from George Bush than anything he’s said about Obama.


46 posted on 08/15/2009 12:35:29 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

“This land is your land and this land is my land, sure, but the world is run by those that never listen to music anyway.” - Bob Dylan

I always thought this was insightful!


47 posted on 08/15/2009 12:35:32 PM PDT by MrLee (Sha'alu Shalom Yerushalyim!! God bless Eretz Israel.)
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To: Twofortea
Who leave home without your IDs! WHO I ASK YOU? WHO!!?

I do when I go walking all the time. The cop had no right to stop him or quesion him. If they did that to me, I would tell them to drop dead as would all red blooded Americans.
48 posted on 08/15/2009 12:36:24 PM PDT by microgood
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To: donna

I’d have to agree.


49 posted on 08/15/2009 12:39:41 PM PDT by savedbygrace (You are only leading if someone follows. Otherwise, you just wandered off... [Smokin' Joe])
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To: Nathan Zachary
"Shed off one more layer of skin...."
50 posted on 08/15/2009 12:41:59 PM PDT by Rocko (Report this post to flag@whitehouse.gov)
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