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Flash mob disrupts South Street
Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 10/21/2010 | James Osborne and Martha Woodall

Posted on 03/21/2010 5:24:05 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen

Philadelphia police said a "flash mob" with thousands of teenagers and young adults swarmed South Street Saturday night causing businesses to close early and bringing law enforcement from across the city to control the crowd.

--snip-- Mobs of teens have disrupted Center City three times in the last three months. On Dec. 18, students from several city high schools responded to a call via Facebook to participate in a massive gathering in response to fights at the Gallery food court. Some of the teens later randomly attacked pedestrians on nearby Center City streets

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: greatsociety; obamavoters; thugculture; yoots; yutes

1 posted on 03/21/2010 5:24:05 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen
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To: Kid Shelleen

Were they insulted by Rep. John Lewis hearing the phrase “Kill the Bill”?


2 posted on 03/21/2010 5:26:05 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Big government more or less guarantees rule by creeps and misfits.)
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To: COBOL2Java

Maybe they were upset about having to leave the Wall-Mart in Jersey


3 posted on 03/21/2010 5:28:08 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Keep your socialized health care off my body !!)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Quickest way to dispel a flash mob: spread a rumor that it’s a line to fill out a job application.


4 posted on 03/21/2010 5:29:06 AM PDT by relictele
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To: Owl_Eagle; brityank; Physicist; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; GOPJ; abner; baseballmom; Mo1; Ciexyz; ...

ping


5 posted on 03/21/2010 5:29:48 AM PDT by Tribune7 (Only stupid, racists people support Obama.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

This story is not real journalism without the essential demographic information regarding the mob.

Therein lies the politically incorrect NEWS that we should all be aware of.


6 posted on 03/21/2010 5:31:33 AM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: relictele

01/10/09: President-Elect Obama’s Weekly Address

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTDln2f0GvQ&feature=player_embedded

At 2 minutes;

Obama “Our plan will likely save or create three to four million jobs, Ninety percent of these jobs will be created in the private sector “


7 posted on 03/21/2010 5:32:58 AM PDT by Son House ("Warning! Warning!" "That does not compute" "Danger, Will Robinson!""Oh, the pain...the pain!")
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To: EyeGuy

More wild Amish yutes.


8 posted on 03/21/2010 5:33:45 AM PDT by pnut22
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To: Kid Shelleen; All


Like the American Express card, don't leave home without it.
9 posted on 03/21/2010 5:34:14 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Thinking of using 911 for protection? Google "Brittany Zimmerman")
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To: COBOL2Java
Pretty sad this is what they are using their energy for. If they had any brains they would protesting the take over of their government which will affect them more than most of the people fighting for them.
10 posted on 03/21/2010 5:34:25 AM PDT by 1776 Reborn
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To: relictele

LOL!


11 posted on 03/21/2010 5:34:54 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Thinking of using 911 for protection? Google "Brittany Zimmerman")
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To: relictele

ROFL


12 posted on 03/21/2010 5:35:05 AM PDT by IAmNotAnAnimal
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To: Red in Blue PA

You’re gonna need a lot of extra clips.


13 posted on 03/21/2010 5:36:01 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: pnut22

Interesting that the “race” of the [youts] was not included in the article. Perhaps these [youts] are upset with us who are against their boy’s health-care bill.


14 posted on 03/21/2010 5:37:50 AM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: Kid Shelleen

Thanks, I could use some humor today.


15 posted on 03/21/2010 5:40:32 AM PDT by Mark was here (The earth is bipolar. ---- "OBAMA: THE GREAT MISTAKE OF 2008")
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To: Kid Shelleen

Out of control parents generally create out of control kids.


16 posted on 03/21/2010 5:40:44 AM PDT by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: Mr. Wright

You are assuming they know or care about a health care bill.


17 posted on 03/21/2010 5:40:57 AM PDT by pnut22
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To: Kid Shelleen

There’s not enough money in this universe that would get me to live in Philly, Detroit, Cleveland, Columbus, Chicago, etc., etc.


18 posted on 03/21/2010 5:41:21 AM PDT by whatshotandwhatsnot
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To: Kid Shelleen

Thousands of white skater boys rolling in from the suburbs?


19 posted on 03/21/2010 5:41:49 AM PDT by Will88
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To: whatshotandwhatsnot

no kidding. I don’t even want to go visit family in Philly or Cleveland.


20 posted on 03/21/2010 5:46:49 AM PDT by ronniesgal ( I miss George Bush. Hell, I miss Bill Clinton!!)
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To: Will88

“A 54-year-old man riding his bicycle home from work was critically injured when he beaten by a group of young men.” Just think. This could have made the national news if the victim had been Amish instead of the perpetrators. Also doesn’t this “newspaper” have an editor? Or maybe he be on vacation.


21 posted on 03/21/2010 5:49:11 AM PDT by Vehmgericht
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To: fieldmarshaldj
This is a clip

This is a magazine


22 posted on 03/21/2010 5:50:08 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Iran should have ceased to exist Nov 5, 1979, but we had no president then either.)
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To: ASA Vet

I stand corrected.


23 posted on 03/21/2010 5:52:35 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Vehmgericht
Also doesn’t this “newspaper” have an editor? Or maybe he be on vacation.

Maybe. You could always call the paper and aks them.

24 posted on 03/21/2010 5:54:09 AM PDT by MCH
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To: 1776 Reborn

How can they do that when they are not even educated about America anymore?


25 posted on 03/21/2010 5:57:42 AM PDT by EBH (There is a bell ringing. Is it for Freedom or a Death Knell?)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Proper gun control will help resolve this issue.


26 posted on 03/21/2010 5:58:46 AM PDT by 1010RD (First Do No Harm)
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To: MsLady

I doubt these kids have both parents.


27 posted on 03/21/2010 6:00:14 AM PDT by 1010RD (First Do No Harm)
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To: MCH
You could always call the paper and aks them.

LOL - it is axe not "aks" and dem not "them"! Did you go to a publik skewl?

28 posted on 03/21/2010 6:03:26 AM PDT by 1010RD (First Do No Harm)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Acorn Youth


29 posted on 03/21/2010 6:07:03 AM PDT by RadioCirca1970 (Victory or Death in the War on Terror)
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To: EyeGuy
essential demographic information regarding the mob

Racist profiler /sarc

30 posted on 03/21/2010 6:13:53 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s, you weren't really there.)
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To: relictele
lol..true.

BTW I think patriots could learn to use flash mob(s) very effectively.

31 posted on 03/21/2010 6:18:14 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: EyeGuy

Killadelphia.


32 posted on 03/21/2010 6:25:45 AM PDT by Leisler
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To: Will88

Asians and Jewish kids in National Honor Society gangs.


33 posted on 03/21/2010 6:27:49 AM PDT by Leisler
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To: Kid Shelleen
Forty seven years ago it was The Orlons ...

Where do all the hippist meet? (South Street, South Street)
Where the dancin is elite (South Street, South Street)
Side by side we're loose and neat
When we're stompin down the street
Hurry down, baby she's the hippist street in town!(Oh baby)
34 posted on 03/21/2010 6:28:22 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Jr Democrat practice session.


35 posted on 03/21/2010 6:45:41 AM PDT by mountainlion (concerned conservative.)
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To: 1010RD; MCH
Who you think you is 101? em-see lay it down how he wanna.

Doan make me hit my peeps on fayt-book.

36 posted on 03/21/2010 6:51:40 AM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: oh8eleven
Meet me on South Street
OH YEAA
Hurry on down
O Ba By
Meet me on South Street
The hippest street in town
37 posted on 03/21/2010 7:40:37 AM PDT by McBuff
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To: McBuff; oh8eleven
> Where do all the hippist meet?
> The hippist street in town
> The hippest street in town

Having grown up around Philly in those days (1963 or so) I always thought the line was "the hippest street in town".

But the official (record company) rendering of the first line is "hippies", meaning "those who are 'hip'" in the jazz lexicon. The song came out years before San Francisco-style hippies were known to the East Coast. The song refers to "hipsters", that is, cool R&B/soul/jazz-oriented folks.

See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippie_(etymology)#Hip.2C_hipster_and_hippie, third paragraph.

38 posted on 03/21/2010 8:33:48 AM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: dayglored
Having grown up around Philly in those days (1963 or so) ...
The home of American Bandstand.
Back in the day when (most) R&R was positive, fun, and great new dances popped up all the time.

39 posted on 03/21/2010 9:03:35 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: EBH

Yep, just hoodlums in the streets.


40 posted on 03/21/2010 9:04:19 AM PDT by 1776 Reborn
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To: 1010RD

Your probably right, one parent most likely an overwhelmed mother.


41 posted on 03/21/2010 11:28:32 AM PDT by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: oh8eleven
> The home of American Bandstand. Back in the day when (most) R&R was positive, fun, and great new dances popped up all the time.

American Bandstand was one of my favorite TV shows. WFIL ruled and Dick Clark was on the right hand of God...

I was only 11 when "South Street" came out in 1963, but I was already somewhat aware of music; started playing piano at 6, and picked up guitar at 12...

The period from about 1958 to 1967 was the first great wave of rock-n-roll; the second great wave from 1967 until 1976 was more produced and often more pretentious. I lived them both, and loved them both, but the first will always be the one that made me aware of modern music.

42 posted on 03/21/2010 5:15:28 PM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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