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At least 18 Santa Cruz businesses suffered damage during May Day riot
mercury news ^ | 5/3/10 | Shanna McCord

Posted on 05/03/2010 9:11:39 AM PDT by Nachum

SANTA CRUZ — Downtown business owners spent Sunday repairing shattered windows and doors after a May Day rally Saturday night turned into a riot with approximately 250 people marching along Pacific Avenue, some carrying makeshift torches, throwing large rocks and paint bombs, and spray-painting walls with graffiti.

At least 18 businesses suffered damage during the rally in honor of international workers that began at 9 p.m. and escalated into mayhem around 10:30 p.m., police said. Investigators estimated damage at $100,000, though some business owners said it could be more. No injuries were reported.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; businesses; cruz; damage; santa

1 posted on 05/03/2010 9:11:39 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Doing the jobs Americans don’t want to do...


2 posted on 05/03/2010 9:14:16 AM PDT by jessduntno (I am not a racist. You're just saying that because I'm white.)
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To: Nachum

Tea Party people clean up after ourselves. No breakage. No trash. No litter. No violence.


3 posted on 05/03/2010 9:14:33 AM PDT by BAW (I will remember in November.)
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To: Nachum

Damn right wing extremest


4 posted on 05/03/2010 9:14:34 AM PDT by hans56
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To: Nachum

So, when was the last time Tea Party folk did something like?

When was the most recent conservative riot?

Hah!


5 posted on 05/03/2010 9:15:07 AM PDT by RexBeach
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To: Nachum

Santa Cruz should of held a Tea Party.


6 posted on 05/03/2010 9:15:16 AM PDT by dancusa (Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy. W. Churchill)
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To: Nachum

7 posted on 05/03/2010 9:16:18 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States … shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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To: RexBeach

Tea Party people too busy putting gum wrapper litter in their pockets and not trampling the tulips.


8 posted on 05/03/2010 9:17:16 AM PDT by dancusa (Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy. W. Churchill)
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To: Nachum

If you follow the Democrat line of BS, then All that damage must’ve been done by little old Tea Party ladies who infiltrated the glorious worker’s demonstrations to ruin their image.


9 posted on 05/03/2010 9:17:47 AM PDT by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk only to me.)
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To: Nachum

Next they will march, DEMANDING that breaking and entering, vandalism, theft and looting not be criminalized and for police not to enforce those UNFAIR laws.

I mean the business have stuff and the looters didn’t so it is only equitable the looters get that stuff. It is just executing the obama wealth redistribution hope and change.


10 posted on 05/03/2010 9:17:55 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (The frog who rides on a scorpion should not be surprised when he last hears "it is my nature.")
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To: Nachum

Bring it all down, man!


11 posted on 05/03/2010 9:18:29 AM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: Nachum
Are the Amish and Tea Party extreme right wing low brow, fascist, knuckle dragging gun toting, racist, bigot,violence loving capitalist pigs at it again? /S Did I forget any adjectives?

My bad, it was the extreme left wing this time and all the other times also all the way back to sixties.

12 posted on 05/03/2010 9:19:02 AM PDT by cpdiii (Roughneck, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist, Iconoclast THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR.)
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To: Nachum

I’ve said it before. Conservatives aren’t naturally violent. If there’s a revolution or a civil war in this country, it’s virtually certain that the leftists will start it.


13 posted on 05/03/2010 9:19:53 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Nachum

Notice how hard the paper tried to not name that this was an Pro-illegal immigrant rally.

sickening


14 posted on 05/03/2010 9:20:19 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: Nachum

Typical peaceful lefty demonstration.


15 posted on 05/03/2010 9:21:01 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (The Obama magic is <strike>fading</strike>gone.)
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To: Nachum

Must be the extreme Fox News Tea Party crowd.


16 posted on 05/03/2010 9:21:40 AM PDT by ncfool (The new USSA - United Socialst States of AmeriKa. Welcome to Obummers world.)
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To: Cicero

>>I’ve said it before. Conservatives aren’t naturally violent. If there’s a revolution or a civil war in this country, it’s virtually certain that the leftists will start it.
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However, Conservatives will protect life, property and — especially — family. The left will certainly start it, but the Right will end it.


17 posted on 05/03/2010 9:23:11 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (The frog who rides on a scorpion should not be surprised when he last hears "it is my nature.")
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To: Cicero

It’s also virtually certain who will finish it.


18 posted on 05/03/2010 9:23:45 AM PDT by tgusa (Investment plan: blued steel, brass, lead, copper)
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To: Nachum

Where was Geraldo?


19 posted on 05/03/2010 9:24:19 AM PDT by Palladin (Regroup, Resist, Reload, Repeat!)
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To: Nachum

Paging ICE. Paging ICE. ICE, please pick up the customer service phone.


20 posted on 05/03/2010 9:33:55 AM PDT by bgill (how could a young man born here in Kenya, who is not even a native American, become the POTUS)
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To: Nachum
Good thing the weren't Tea Partiers - they've all been rounded up and dumped in detention camps and an edict issued that any further demonstrations by Tea Party Americans would be considered an act of war against the U.S. - and thus acted upon as such...

The first edict for exercises in readiness to combat the Tea Partiers has already been issued - NOT A JOKE

(intel advisory) - “ issued on Friday, 23 April 2010, and identifies the terrorist threat adversaries as “Local Militia Groups / Anti-Government Protesters / TEA Party.”

http://politifi.com/news/Military-Exercises-550524.html

Their spin on the bomb that didn't go off in NYC is being spun as “a white male” and a substance that "looked" like fertilizer” - meant to invoke ‘same as the Oklahoma bombing!” - right wing extremists - TEA PARTY! -

even though the original listing of bomb components in the van did NOT list anything like fertilizer - and the taliban tape claiming victory was filmed a DAY BEFORE what they thought would be a successful bombing.

That the gov’t is IGNORING, yet again another terrorist act in U.S. soil is bad enough (ignoring terrorist attacks on America during the Bubba years is what got us into this whole mess) but to use it as an attempt to go after peaceful, LAWFUL, demonstrators if pure fascist evil.

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

21 posted on 05/03/2010 9:33:59 AM PDT by maine-iac7
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To: Nachum

It appears that the perps were crazed Amish running amok!


22 posted on 05/03/2010 9:37:45 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Nachum
Spoiled brat filth of California is who these garbage are.

This had nothing to do with "international worker solidarity", all of these thugs have never done a day of work in their lives. They hang out on Pacific Avenue and try to intimidate people ordinarily.

The SCruz cops shoulda mopped up, but the Commie Council that runs the city holds them back. Happily, it was some of their shops that got vandalized.

But then, they damaged other people's property in the 60's riots, so payback's a Beetch, ya know?

23 posted on 05/03/2010 9:43:22 AM PDT by Regulator (Welcome to Zimbabwe! Now hand over your property.....)
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To: Nachum

The liberals in Santa Cruz will roll over on their bellies and take it. No questions asked.

You can count on that.


24 posted on 05/03/2010 9:45:49 AM PDT by CaspersGh0sts
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To: Nachum; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...

Ping!


25 posted on 05/03/2010 10:52:32 AM PDT by HiJinx (~ Illegal is a Crime, it is not a Race ~)
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To: Regulator

Yeah, I noticed that most of the shops mentioned in the news sounded like left-wing hangouts. Ironic.


26 posted on 05/03/2010 10:56:47 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero

The town is full of left wing hangouts.

We have taken family out there to the beach and boardwalk (carnival rides) a few times. If you can dodge the hippies it is fun.

But just try to find a decent restaurant for dinner.
We couldn’t. Driving back home we stopped in San Fran to eat.

Santa Cruz...beautiful place if it wasn’t full of dried up old hippies and new, young, idiot wanna-be hippies.

So sad.


27 posted on 05/03/2010 11:13:13 AM PDT by Aurorales (I will not be ridiculed into silence)
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To: Nachum

And not ONE bit of damage was caused anywhere by a “right-wing domestic terrorist” (Obama’s term for his opposition). Who’s the extremist now?


28 posted on 05/03/2010 11:27:53 AM PDT by my_pointy_head_is_sharp
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To: Nachum

SO?

Let the businesses get together and file a civil suit against the White House for inflammatory speech.

Won’t go anywhere but it will place the BLAME where it belongs. And the weasel won’t be able to “uh” his way out.


29 posted on 05/03/2010 11:36:21 AM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (SPEAK UP REPUBLICANS, WE CAN'T HEAR YOU YET! IMPEACH OBAMA!)
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To: Nachum

My nephew’s jewelry store was vandalized, broken windows.

Local news video clip from ABC:

http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/video?id=7418886


30 posted on 05/03/2010 3:59:31 PM PDT by dalereed
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