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Doll found hanging from noose at church
The Washington Post ^ | 11/02/2010 | Matt Zapotosky

Posted on 11/02/2010 12:10:58 PM PDT by Abathar

Laurel police were trying Monday to determine who hung a doll from a noose in front of an African American church on Laurel Park Drive late Saturday or early Sunday, authorities said.

A maintenance man found the doll, which was hanging from a tree in front of the City of Zion Church, about 7:30 a.m. Sunday, said Gregory Strong, the pastor. Someone had written racial slurs on the doll, along with references to President Obama, he said.

"This was meant to rattle our congregation," Strong said. "Very disturbing, very disturbing."

Strong said he called police, and the doll was removed before congregants arrived for services. He said he thought the doll was meant to scare congregants in the days before Tuesday's election.

"This was not coincidence," he said.

Jim Collins, a Laurel police spokesman, said that officers collected fingerprints from the doll and rope and remained in the area, undercover, looking for suspects. There were no leads Monday, he said.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: noose; planted; racebaiters
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To: PGR88
I'll see that and raise you $100

I'll raise you $1000. This was an inside job.

21 posted on 11/02/2010 12:31:39 PM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's Easy! Use FR to Pimp Your Blog!)
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To: Abathar
$10 says it was done by a member of the church or the black community to stir things up today.

You know it.

22 posted on 11/02/2010 12:32:33 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: Abathar

Would love to see if they could recover some DNA, as I believe they can often find markers for the race of the perp.


23 posted on 11/02/2010 12:34:20 PM PDT by brytlea (Jesus loves me, this I know.)
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To: Abathar
I appreciate and enjoy people who can be terrorized by a cabbage patch kid and a shoe lace.

Years back I got busted by personnel for hanging a dozen stuffed bunnies my cube neighbor was selling. I made little hang mans nooses, and did my best to recreate the group hanging that was photographed after the Lincoln Assassination..

They were not as concerned about the prank as the fact that I wasted rubber bands tying their hands behind their back and made little blindfolds from company post-its.

What a strange world.

24 posted on 11/02/2010 12:34:41 PM PDT by mmercier (Show me how to live)
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To: Abathar

Of course this was done by lefties. This was done by union thugs to get their black exploited serfs to go vote to keep the union lackeys in power to suck the blood of this country including our black compatriots.


25 posted on 11/02/2010 12:36:01 PM PDT by parisa
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To: Abathar

Here we go again.

All the BS about the “racist” Tea Party, and suddenly this, on election day. Anybody know if Madonna Constantine was in the neighborhood recently?

One good thing about the left, and one promise they have kept: They are completely transparent.

Now, at least, the CBC will have something to keep them busy, and out of their home districts, after losing the House.


26 posted on 11/02/2010 12:36:57 PM PDT by DPMD (~)
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To: Abathar

Of course this was done by lefties. This was done by union thugs to scare their exploited black serfs to go vote to keep the union lackeys in power to suck the blood of this country including our black used and exploited compatriots.


27 posted on 11/02/2010 12:38:00 PM PDT by parisa
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To: Abathar
How come there was no outrage against muslims when they bound up this doll?


28 posted on 11/02/2010 12:40:33 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: mmercier

LOL - They were more worried over the realism and going the extra mile, I love it.

If an employee of mine did that I would laugh and compliment his effort on the little details. Of course when you work in the tool and die industry we have a much different view on things than most office HR people, hell we could probably invade Cuba with what is stashed in the toolboxes around here.


29 posted on 11/02/2010 12:43:33 PM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: Abathar

Every one of these has proven to be a hoax, perpetrated by the “victim.”


30 posted on 11/02/2010 12:43:58 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I love the smell of napalm in November. Go Sharron! Go Christine!)
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To: Abathar
"This was meant to rattle our congregation," Strong said

Got that right.

31 posted on 11/02/2010 12:45:36 PM PDT by bkepley
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To: TSgt

“I’m going to take “Church Member Perpetrator” for $100 Alex.”

LOL. This is a pretty cheap and probably a pretty effective GOTV tool. It cost the rats a lot less than the “george bush drags black people behind his car” ad in 2004.


32 posted on 11/02/2010 12:46:32 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: Abathar

The FBI, CIA, Secret Service, National Security, NCIS, Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force, National Guards, Coast Guard and Salvation Army need to mobilize on this IMMEDIATELY!


33 posted on 11/02/2010 12:48:35 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Palin/Christie 2012)
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To: Tax-chick

What is a hoax publicly perpetrated by a victim against the base opposing that ones perceived self image as the victim...?


34 posted on 11/02/2010 12:54:35 PM PDT by mmercier (psychosis)
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To: Abathar
Tawana.

Brawley.

35 posted on 11/02/2010 12:54:49 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Government has no other end, but the preservation of property." --John Locke)
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To: Abathar

I have a deer hanging in the garage...........


36 posted on 11/02/2010 12:56:03 PM PDT by Osage Orange (The IRS thinks I'm made of money.............)
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To: Osage Orange

I use that knot all the time, have for years. I must be a racist, I even use a close version of it to tie my fishhooks.


37 posted on 11/02/2010 1:01:03 PM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: Abathar
Well my deer isn't hanging from a noose....Ha!!

But I too..tie a noose-like knot..for my fishing hooks.

It's an easy knot..and a good knot.

38 posted on 11/02/2010 1:03:21 PM PDT by Osage Orange (The IRS thinks I'm made of money.............)
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To: ModelBreaker

This is a pretty cheap and probably a pretty effective ...

Good point. Who else would have ready access to a “doll of color” ?


39 posted on 11/02/2010 1:16:09 PM PDT by Paisan
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To: Tax-chick

Exactly.


40 posted on 11/02/2010 1:21:54 PM PDT by darkangel82 (I don't have a superiority complex, I'm just better than you.)
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