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Stabbing at National Zoo During African American Family Day
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Posted on 04/25/2011 6:00:57 PM PDT by Altura Ct.

Edited on 04/25/2011 6:16:16 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

D.C. Police say a teenage boy was stabbed inside the National Zoo in Northwest.

Sources tell FOX 5's Wisdom Martin that a 14-year-old male was stabbed in the chest in the zoo after being jumped by another group of young people.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: holderspeople; nationalzoo; stabbing
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1 posted on 04/25/2011 6:01:01 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: Altura Ct.

Gang day at the zoo?


2 posted on 04/25/2011 6:03:06 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Unlike the West, the Islamic world is serious.)
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To: Altura Ct.
A zoo spokeswoman says it's unclear where the stabbing occurred

In the chest, you silly slitch. Can't you read???

3 posted on 04/25/2011 6:03:13 PM PDT by humblegunner (Blogger Overlord)
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To: Altura Ct.
they have a person in Zoo police custody

One has to wonder, the Zoo Police

well, i assume they have plenty of lock up facilities. i mean, isn't a zoo just a kind of jail anyway?

4 posted on 04/25/2011 6:03:38 PM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: Altura Ct.

Was there a hip hop awards show at the zoo?


5 posted on 04/25/2011 6:04:39 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO)
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To: Altura Ct.

Dare I say it: a zoo where the caged animals are far more civilized than the visitors.


6 posted on 04/25/2011 6:04:55 PM PDT by MissMack99 (BO Stinks!)
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To: Altura Ct.

If it’s a “multi-cultural tradition” why is it called African American Family Day?


7 posted on 04/25/2011 6:05:14 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Altura Ct.

Did they think it was McDonald’s?


8 posted on 04/25/2011 6:05:17 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: Altura Ct.

We were just talking about that on this thread:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2710345/posts


9 posted on 04/25/2011 6:05:36 PM PDT by La Lydia ("California: When the parasites outnumber the hosts, it's all over.")
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To: Altura Ct.
Easter Monday is traditionally African American Family Day at the National Zoo. Easter Monday has been a Washington-area multicultural tradition that spans more than 100 years.

Okay, if it's African American day, then how can it be "multicultural" at the same time?

10 posted on 04/25/2011 6:06:20 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (Death to tyrants)
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To: goodnesswins

Rumble in the jungle.


11 posted on 04/25/2011 6:06:36 PM PDT by La Lydia ("California: When the parasites outnumber the hosts, it's all over.")
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To: Altura Ct.

Wow, this headline and related story....it certainly invites interesting commentary.....


12 posted on 04/25/2011 6:07:15 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Altura Ct.

Was it a south african american or a north african american?


13 posted on 04/25/2011 6:07:15 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: Altura Ct.
Easter Monday is traditionally African American Family Day at the National Zoo. Easter Monday has been a Washington-area multicultural tradition that spans more than 100 years.

Okay, if it's African American day, then how can it also be "multicultural" at the same time?

14 posted on 04/25/2011 6:07:26 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (Death to tyrants)
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To: beebuster2000

That gives me an idea, lets turn prisons into people zoos. You can charge admission and go to the murderer house, rape house, see the pedophile exhibit etc.


15 posted on 04/25/2011 6:08:04 PM PDT by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: Altura Ct.
They obviously thought, mistakenly as it turned out, that they were at a McDonald's.
16 posted on 04/25/2011 6:08:30 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Altura Ct.

“a 14-year-old male was stabbed in the chest . . . African American Family Day . . . Zoo police custody”

You just can’t make this up.

Anyway, I hope the victim will be O.K. but will stay away from the “zoo” in the future.


17 posted on 04/25/2011 6:08:39 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: beebuster2000

The Zoo has it’s own police department? And people wonder why our cities and States are broke.


18 posted on 04/25/2011 6:09:07 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Never bring a knife to a zoo fight.


19 posted on 04/25/2011 6:09:35 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: MissMack99

Extend the perimiter fencing to the entire beltway.

“observe. An entire city’s population gone feral.”


20 posted on 04/25/2011 6:10:08 PM PDT by maine yankee
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To: SharpRightTurn
You just can’t make this up.

You really can't. I mean....the headline alone is almost too much.

21 posted on 04/25/2011 6:12:14 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Altura Ct.

I saw about 50 teenagers running down the middle of Connecticut Avenue around 4:00. They were beating and kicking another teenager, whom I think was the stabbing victim. When the mob took off down the street, the victim got up and was stumbling around in the middle of the street. It was very frightening because the mob was completely out of control. They were headed straight for my car. Traffic was heavy and at a standstill. There was nothing I could do other than lock my doors. Fortunately the mob ran past me down toward Woodley Park.


22 posted on 04/25/2011 6:12:31 PM PDT by piperpilot
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To: Longbow1969

I bet when their fathers get home, there will be Hell to pay


23 posted on 04/25/2011 6:13:22 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: FrdmLvr

Easter Monday is traditionally African American Family Day at the National Zoo. Easter Monday has been a Washington-area multicultural tradition that spans more than 100 years.

Easter is celebrated on Sunday. So why aren’t any of these people at work.


24 posted on 04/25/2011 6:13:25 PM PDT by cquiggy
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To: Altura Ct.

Odds are 100 to 1 that homemade names are involved.


25 posted on 04/25/2011 6:13:46 PM PDT by Iron Munro
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To: La Lydia

HAHAHAHAaaaa


26 posted on 04/25/2011 6:13:55 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Unlike the West, the Islamic world is serious.)
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To: Lurker

Given what goes on up there, they need a police force. But I have never really understood why, since they are part of the Smithsonian, that US Park Police don’t have the pleasure.

http://nationalzoo.si.edu/AboutUs/History/police.cfm


27 posted on 04/25/2011 6:13:55 PM PDT by La Lydia ("California: When the parasites outnumber the hosts, it's all over.")
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To: Altura Ct.; All

Take the animals out and leave the people in.


28 posted on 04/25/2011 6:14:24 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Let's apply the "reasonable man" standard to gun laws. How many would stand?)
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To: piperpilot

did you think about taking refuge in a McDonald’s? I hear they are pretty good safe havens.


29 posted on 04/25/2011 6:14:53 PM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: AppyPappy

When their fathers get home - in 8 to 10.


30 posted on 04/25/2011 6:15:50 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Iron Munro
Odds are 100 to 1 that homemade names are involved.

LOL!
31 posted on 04/25/2011 6:16:45 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Let's apply the "reasonable man" standard to gun laws. How many would stand?)
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To: Altura Ct.

“It wasn’t clear whether any weapons were used.” A stabbing with no weapon? Were sharp words used?


32 posted on 04/25/2011 6:18:07 PM PDT by NCLaw441 (I before E except after C, or when sounded as A in neighbor and weigh. Isn't that WEIRD?)
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To: Altura Ct.

“Easter Monday is traditionally African American Family Day at the National Zoo. Easter Monday has been a Washington-area multicultural tradition that spans more than 100 years.”

Well...which is it; African American Family Day or a multicultural tradition. These two concepts are mutually exclusive.

And, simply put, African American Family Day is racist.


33 posted on 04/25/2011 6:19:00 PM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: MissMack99

That ain’t sayin’ much.


34 posted on 04/25/2011 6:21:04 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains (If the government were Paris Hilton, it could not score a free drink in a bar full of lonely sailors)
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To: MissMack99

That ain’t sayin’ much.


35 posted on 04/25/2011 6:21:04 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains (If the government were Paris Hilton, it could not score a free drink in a bar full of lonely sailors)
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To: Lee'sGhost

Wonder how I can find out when Swedish-American family
day is?


36 posted on 04/25/2011 6:23:17 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Lee'sGhost
And, simply put, African American Family Day is racist.

True, but if they insist on having such an event I think a different venue might be a wise idea. I mean, African American Family Day at the National Zoo? Seriously?

37 posted on 04/25/2011 6:24:51 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Altura Ct.

It’s a jungle out there.


38 posted on 04/25/2011 6:25:16 PM PDT by crosshairs (Say what you want about the South, but you never hear of anyone retiring and moving north.)
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To: Altura Ct.

I have a background in zookeeping. Zoos that celebrate a day like this have a lot of trouble with the animals those days. They are particularly aggressive by noon. They get teased and tormented and won’t take it any more.


39 posted on 04/25/2011 6:26:55 PM PDT by gitmo (Hatred of those who think differently is the left's unifying principle.-Ralph Peters NY Post)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Do say more.


40 posted on 04/25/2011 6:27:07 PM PDT by MissMack99 (BO Stinks!)
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To: FrdmLvr

Because “African-American” is, by definition, multicultural.

Apparently your PC indoctrination did not take. :-)


41 posted on 04/25/2011 6:29:30 PM PDT by GatorGirl (Eschew Socialism!)
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To: piperpilot

Good God.


42 posted on 04/25/2011 6:29:35 PM PDT by rlmorel (Capitalism is the Goose that lays The Golden Egg.)
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To: Altura Ct.

The wrong animals were in cages.


43 posted on 04/25/2011 6:39:55 PM PDT by Kieri (The Conservatrarian)
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To: Altura Ct.
African American Family Day

Does anyone have a zoo calendar? I'm curious what day "White Family Day" is.

44 posted on 04/25/2011 6:44:44 PM PDT by Onelifetogive (I tweet, too...)
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African American Family Day
Does anyone have a zoo calendar? I’m curious what day “White Family Day” is.


Six Flags has a Muslim day. Will not visit there until they do away with it. Who in their right mind would show up on Muslim day?


45 posted on 04/25/2011 6:47:51 PM PDT by KingOfVagabonds
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To: Longbow1969

What’s really surprising is that Obomba and family did not make it to the day at the Zoo....his family sure seems to qualify for it....(take that however you like)


46 posted on 04/25/2011 6:51:39 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Unlike the West, the Islamic world is serious.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Is anybody surprised?


47 posted on 04/25/2011 6:56:20 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: piperpilot

I haven’t had that happen, but back in the old days I used to get off the highway in the South Bronx so I could take a bridge over to Manhattan. There was one really slummy block along the way, and a stop light.

I always made sure not to pull all the way up to the light if it was red, but to leave some room so I could move forward if some of the thuggish pedestrians approached the car. Which was locked, of course, but I didn’t entirely trust that while stopped. And I figured if necessary I’d run the red light and take my chances with the police.


48 posted on 04/25/2011 6:56:46 PM PDT by Cicero
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To: Cicero

Good advice. I will keep that in mind for the future. It all happened so fast that I just didn’t have time to think and was completely boxed in. I will be thanking the Good Lord tonight for his saving grace.


49 posted on 04/25/2011 7:09:15 PM PDT by piperpilot
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To: Cicero

Tom Wolfe, is that you?


50 posted on 04/25/2011 7:09:47 PM PDT by dangus
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