Skip to comments.`Appalled' Pa. Gov. Shuts Down Reports On Protests
Posted on 09/15/2010 11:41:23 AM PDT by edpc
HARRISBURG, Pa. Information about an anti-BP candlelight vigil, a gay and lesbian festival and other peaceful gatherings became the subject of anti-terrorism bulletins being distributed by Pennsylvania's homeland security office, an apologetic Gov. Ed Rendell admitted.
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It listed demonstrations by anti-war groups, deportation protesters in Philadelphia, mountaintop removal mining protesters in West Virginia and an animal rights protest at a Montgomery County rodeo.
It also included "Burn the Confederate Flag Day," the Jewish high holidays and the Muslim holy month of Ramadan as potential sources of risk.
Probably let any bulletins warning about Tea Party members stay in circulation, however. Good ol' Fast Eddie.......
LOL! I had the same thought.
“Oh my.”: Lt. Sulu
LOL. Man, what a circus. Did they sell tickets?
Could this have been meant as events that might tempt “anarchists” and/or “Black Power radicals” to come and heckle or otherwise cause trouble?
Did the gerbils survive?
Streets littered with rubber chickens... it must have been horrible.
I suspect this type of thinking is pretty much the norm for Homeland sec. offices, state and federal. The mistake here was letting it become public, from their point of view.