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Man arrested for 'anti-Christian' mall disturbance
Danvilleweekly.com ^ | 11/11/09 | Emily West

Posted on 11/11/2009 12:47:58 PM PST by Nachum

Police arrested 22-year-old Abdul Walid Hamid of Hayward on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 4, after he reportedly tore a crucifix from a person's neck and scared others at Stoneridge Shopping Center.

Hamid, an employee at a mall kiosk near Starbucks, has been charged with battery, terrorist threats and grand theft.

According to reports, Hamid was yelling "Allah is power" and "Islam is great" while holding a pen in a fist over his head. Witnesses said he shouted anti-Christian comments, said police.

Lt. Mike Elerick of the Pleasanton Police Department said the man was not provoked and didn't threaten violence, but he committed robbery when he grabbed and broke a crucifix off someone's neck.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: California
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1 posted on 11/11/2009 12:47:58 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Stoneridge - Has to be CA.


2 posted on 11/11/2009 12:49:18 PM PST by KSCITYBOY
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To: Nachum

Stoneridge - Has to be CA.


3 posted on 11/11/2009 12:49:21 PM PST by KSCITYBOY
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To: Nachum

Stoneridge - Has to be CA.


4 posted on 11/11/2009 12:49:30 PM PST by KSCITYBOY
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To: Nachum

Let’s not jump to any conclusions about motivation here...


5 posted on 11/11/2009 12:49:39 PM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: Nachum

“...but he committed robbery when he grabbed and broke a crucifix off someone’s neck.”

He did a lot worse than that, the little puke...pretty soon this will become so commonplace it won’t be mentioned...


6 posted on 11/11/2009 12:50:39 PM PST by jessduntno (TOTUS fails and POtuS becomes a phuttering stuck.)
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To: Nachum

“said the man was not provoked and didn’t threaten violence, but he committed robbery when he grabbed and broke a crucifix off someone’s neck.”

Good grief...didn’t threaten violence. This country better crack down on this madness while we still can.


7 posted on 11/11/2009 12:50:42 PM PST by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: Nachum

Hey Hamid, if allah is so great why are you working in a kiosk in a Christian country? Asshat. I have an Italian soccer jersey that displays a big ass crusader cross. I love walking around diverse neighborhoods to share my diversity.


8 posted on 11/11/2009 12:51:10 PM PST by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

I’m sure he just cracked under the pressure of running the kiosk all alone...


9 posted on 11/11/2009 12:51:23 PM PST by Califreak (Obama's Purple Reign must be stopped!)
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To: ~Kim4VRWC's~; Ernest_at_the_Beach

Heads up here folks


10 posted on 11/11/2009 12:51:34 PM PST by amom
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To: Nachum

California.


11 posted on 11/11/2009 12:51:52 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America.)
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To: KSCITYBOY

Yes.


12 posted on 11/11/2009 12:51:55 PM PST by Califreak (Obama's Purple Reign must be stopped!)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

Let me be clear, we’re not sure of this mans motivations and will not jump to any conclusions. Maybe he was under stress from not meeting sales goals, maybe his insensitive manager said he had to work during the Christmas holidays, maybe he has family or personal issues..etc. etc. yada yada


13 posted on 11/11/2009 12:52:00 PM PST by GeorgiaDawg32 (A moderate muslim is one who is simply buying time to reload..)
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To: Nachum

Wonder what he has planned for Act II.


14 posted on 11/11/2009 12:52:04 PM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: Nachum
Backlash!

No, wait...

15 posted on 11/11/2009 12:52:21 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Nachum

I wish some f**** punk jihadi would pull that stunt near me. I’d beat his goat loving butt to a pulp.


16 posted on 11/11/2009 12:53:04 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Nachum
Elerick said much of the man's speech was similar to the loud scene of the Christian activists who frequent downtown Pleasanton. The big difference, however, was that Hamid was on private property and had physical contact with someone.

Good grief! He felt he had to make some kind of Christian comparison here, to show "balance"?

The story doesn't say if Starbucks fired or promoted this guy.
17 posted on 11/11/2009 12:54:08 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Newt has jumped the couch.)
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To: Nachum

Wow, I bet nobody saw this coming.


18 posted on 11/11/2009 12:54:30 PM PST by savedbygrace (You are only leading if someone follows. Otherwise, you just wandered off... [Smokin' Joe])
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To: Nachum

Hamid was yelling “Allah is power” and “Islam is great” while holding a pen in a fist over his head


People have been tasered for less violent outbursts.


19 posted on 11/11/2009 12:54:45 PM PST by crazyhorse691 (Now that the libs are in power dissent is not only unpatriotic, but, it is also racist.)
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To: Nachum
"Elerick said much of the man's speech was similar to the loud scene of the Christian activists who frequent downtown Pleasanton."

Don't want to jump to conclusions, could just as easily been a Christian nutjob./sarc

20 posted on 11/11/2009 12:54:53 PM PST by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck. (Let them eat arugula!))
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To: pissant

lol, makes you sort of want to go troll malls


21 posted on 11/11/2009 12:54:57 PM PST by 1000 silverlings (everything that deceives, also enchants: Plato)
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To: Nachum
Man arrested for 'anti-Christian' mall disturbance

I've always thought that there are a lot of "al queda wanna-bes" out there and they've been emboldened by their muzzie "brother" in the White House.

22 posted on 11/11/2009 12:55:04 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Pork Eating Crusader - Pass the bacon! FUBO!)
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To: Nachum
Abdul Walid Hamid

Sudden jihad. Maybe someone called him a name so anything up to and including mass murder is OK!

23 posted on 11/11/2009 12:55:16 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: Nachum
Coworkers told police that Hamid's actions were out of the ordinary

Be prepared for such actions to become less and less out of the ordinary.

24 posted on 11/11/2009 12:55:21 PM PST by bgill (The framers of the US Constitution established an entire federal government in 18 pages.)
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To: KSCITYBOY
Stoneridge - Has to be CA.

It mentioned Pleasanton, but I think there might be a Stoneridge Mall in San Jose as well. Anyway, I am surprised they arrested a PC "victim" at all. I am sure some scum sucking dirt bag will say the cops were interfering with his freedom of religion. I have no doubt the POS will get off.

25 posted on 11/11/2009 12:55:31 PM PST by Mark17
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To: equalitybeforethelaw
I would say....

Hey Hamid, if allah is so great why are all your countries TOILETS???

26 posted on 11/11/2009 12:55:45 PM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion,,,,,,the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Nachum

> but he committed robbery when he grabbed and broke a
> crucifix off someone’s neck.

Wasn’t that also an assault? What am I missing there?


27 posted on 11/11/2009 12:55:55 PM PST by Westbrook (Having more children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: Salvation; narses; SMEDLEYBUTLER; redhead; Notwithstanding; nickcarraway; Romulus; ...
Only Catholics wear a crucifix.

Catholic Ping
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28 posted on 11/11/2009 12:55:55 PM PST by NYer ( "One Who Prays Is Not Afraid; One Who Prays Is Never Alone"- Benedict XVI)
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To: cripplecreek

No doubt. At least this time he was only armed with a pen. At least in California, he could never get a gun right....oh yeah, only criminals have guns in California. Now he qualifies. I hope I am not in the mall when he returns to his kiosk.

And yes Stoneridge is California, and right in my backyard.


29 posted on 11/11/2009 12:56:56 PM PST by HappyCapitalist
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To: 1000 silverlings

It sure does.


30 posted on 11/11/2009 12:56:56 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Nachum

This anti-Catholic event happened in California. I use anti-Catholic instead of the generic anti-Christian because protestants like to wear a cross.

I wonder what the consequences would be if, while visiting lovely Saudi Arabia, I decided to yank a Koran out of someone’s hand and throw it to the ground while saying “You say Allah Akbar? I say Allah toilet paper.”

I don’t think it would end well.


31 posted on 11/11/2009 12:57:02 PM PST by BertWheeler (Dance and the World Dances With You!)
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To: Nachum

I would have punched him in the face and gone to town on him if he had done that to me. The jail time would have been worth it. Plus explaining to any potential employer why I was in jail will be a joy since I would love reminiscing about how I popped a thug for what is technically assault.


32 posted on 11/11/2009 12:57:14 PM PST by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: jessduntno

hate crime - a federal offense


33 posted on 11/11/2009 12:57:17 PM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: jessduntno

hate crime - a federal offense


34 posted on 11/11/2009 12:57:37 PM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Nachum

I don’t guess he would like the T-shirt I had made that says “The Mohammedan Death Cult Sucks”, the print is smaller than I wanted so I am going to have another one made with larger print.


35 posted on 11/11/2009 12:58:31 PM PST by ansel12 (Scozzafava/Romney 2012)
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To: Nachum

“Through an interpreter, Hamid requested a public defender”

So taxpayers are paying for an interpreter and a public defender for this guy.


36 posted on 11/11/2009 12:58:46 PM PST by detective
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
The story doesn't say if Starbucks fired or promoted this guy.

He didn't work for Starbucks.

37 posted on 11/11/2009 12:58:46 PM PST by ColdWater ("The theory of evolution really has no bearing on what I'm trying to accomplish with FR anyway. ")
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To: Nachum

I believe this automatically qualifies the assailant for both the Congressional Medal of Honor and the Nobel Peace Prize.


38 posted on 11/11/2009 12:59:44 PM PST by Rutles4Ever (Ubi Petrus, ibi ecclesia, et ubi ecclesia vita eterna!)
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To: Nachum

According to the article: “Hamid was reportedly not cooperating and was arrested by force and taken to John George Psychiatric Pavilion in San Leandro for an evaluation. Police said the case would be forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for review and possible charges.”

Well, I guess Islam is now being categorized as a “mental illness”. PC gone crazy authorities can’t figure out what else to do with it. That’s what Obama is saying, too, isn’t it. That Hasan “cracked” under pressure of having to hear war stories from returning soldiers. LOLOL. I don’t think the Powers that be realize what they are doing.


39 posted on 11/11/2009 1:00:08 PM PST by hockeyfan (Keep the Change!)
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To: crazyhorse691
Hamid was yelling “Allah is power” and “Islam is great” while holding a pen in a fist over his head

"The pen is mightier than the sword."

Assault with a deadly weapon.

40 posted on 11/11/2009 1:00:35 PM PST by auboy (Men who cannot deceive others are very often successful at deceiving themselves. Samuel Johnson)
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To: hockeyfan

I think they know exactly what they’re doing.

That thought scares the hell out of me.


41 posted on 11/11/2009 1:01:31 PM PST by Califreak (Obama's Purple Reign must be stopped!)
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To: Nachum

Anyone who shouts “Allah” anything should immediately be beaten to death by bystanders, before he can trigger the bomb or start shooting...


42 posted on 11/11/2009 1:02:06 PM PST by JimRed ("Hey, hey, Teddy K., hot enough down there today?" TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

Ping and double ping.


43 posted on 11/11/2009 1:02:56 PM PST by dools007
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To: Nachum
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Starbucks?!? Maybe it's just the caffeine jitters.

44 posted on 11/11/2009 1:03:02 PM PST by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa of Calcutta.)
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To: Nachum

Just another day at the mall.


45 posted on 11/11/2009 1:03:21 PM PST by 1776 Reborn
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To: BertWheeler

I don’t even think it would go over too well here. We could try it at some protest.

Or we could even stage our own protest. Our media would not cover it but we could send it to the UN and abroad. You know, kind of like the ones people have done desecrating the bible, the cross, the ten commandments, and anything christian.

Unfortunately, it just does not feel like a moral thing to do. So I won’t even though it would feel sooo good to get the feelings off my chest.


46 posted on 11/11/2009 1:04:32 PM PST by HappyCapitalist
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To: Nachum

Why do these people come here? Why don’t they stay in Muslim places like Europe?


47 posted on 11/11/2009 1:04:32 PM PST by Dallas59 (No To O -Time is going by really really really really slow.)
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To: ColdWater

You’re right; I didn’t read carefully enough.


48 posted on 11/11/2009 1:04:43 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Newt has jumped the couch.)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32
Let me be clear, we’re not sure of this mans motivations and will not jump to any conclusions. Maybe he was under stress from not meeting sales goals, maybe his insensitive manager said he had to work during the Christmas holidays, maybe he has family or personal issues..etc. etc. yada yada

Family calls 'anti-Christian disturbance' at the mall a misunderstanding

49 posted on 11/11/2009 1:04:56 PM PST by Alex Murphy ("Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him" - Job 13:15)
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To: amom; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Nachum

Did he get his behind kicked? Time to perhaps BOYCOTT all businesses owned by Christian Persecutors? Or is that just too politically incorrect?


50 posted on 11/11/2009 1:04:57 PM PST by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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