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Police arrest dozens of protesters at Honeywell site in south Kansas City (Anti-nuke hippies)
Kansas City Red Star ^ | May 2, 2011

Posted on 05/02/2011 1:50:09 PM PDT by Second Amendment First

Kansas City police arrested more than 50 protesters this morning as they peacefully marched onto the construction site of the billion-dollar Honeywell plant that will produce parts for nuclear bombs.

Police warned the protesters several times to leave, but they refused. Police said the group waited until news cameras arrived and then walked in an orderly fashion toward the plant’s gates. When company officials closed the gates, the protesters surrounded a truck that was trying to leave the property. Protesters held hands and sang hymns before going peacefully with officers.

Police transported the arrestees to police headquarters using a police bus. Each one was fingerprinted, photographed and booked into the city’s jail for trespassing.

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


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: antiwar; barkingmoonbats; kansascity; moonbats
My daughter called me this morning after she drove by to see if I could find out what was going on there. She said it looked like a bunch of hippies. Apparently it's out of state catholic commies protesting the construction of the replacement for the Bannister Complex that manufactures parts for nuclear weapons.
1 posted on 05/02/2011 1:50:14 PM PDT by Second Amendment First
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To: Second Amendment First
parts for nuclear weapons

triggers? Thought Bendix did that.

2 posted on 05/02/2011 1:52:22 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Just another Joe

Missouri ping. Smelly hippie alert.


3 posted on 05/02/2011 1:52:41 PM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: Texas Fossil
The Bannister Federal Complex is a United States Federal Government complex located at 1500 E. Bannister Road in Kansas City, Missouri. The 310-acre (1.3 km2) complex consists of 10 buildings located at the corner of Troost Avenue and Bannister Road. The complex is occupied primarily by the General Services Administration and the Department of Energy.

The largest component, the Kansas City Plant, produces and assembles 85% of the non-nuclear components of the United States nuclear bomb arsenal. The GSA has announced plans to relocate the Kansas City Plant to land adjacent to the former Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base beginning in 2011.

4 posted on 05/02/2011 1:55:38 PM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: Second Amendment First
"don't nuke my imagination bro"...
5 posted on 05/02/2011 1:57:26 PM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many conservative Christians my age out there? __ Click my name)
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To: Second Amendment First

TNX

I have been where they are assembled.


6 posted on 05/02/2011 1:59:03 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Second Amendment First
Westinghouse also subleased part of the plant to Bendix beginning in 1949, which later became Allied Signal. Bendix began operating the facility for the Atomic Energy Commission and building nonnuclear components for nuclear weapons. This portion of the complex became known as the Kansas City Plant. The Kansas City Plant occupied the greatest portion of the complex, and in 1958 Westinghouse moved out and Bendix expanded operations at the Kansas City Plant.

Thought Bendix was involved. Probably still is due to patents. And they did good work.

7 posted on 05/02/2011 2:03:44 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Texas Fossil

Bendix has been part of Honeywell for years.

This brings back old memories of anit-military hippies protesting at the old Honeywell Plaza campus in Minneapolis back in the 80s. Expecially the time when the Mayor’s wife got cuffed and stuffed. They spun off the “bombs and bullets” business sometime later (now known as Alliant Techsystems).

Any other former Honeywellers here?


8 posted on 05/02/2011 2:05:36 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Texas Fossil

I remember it referred to as the Bendix plant back in the eighties.


9 posted on 05/02/2011 2:07:40 PM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: Second Amendment First
Probably led by those lesbos :

"U.S. District Judge Robert Blackburn sentenced Ardeth Platte to 41 months, Jackie Hudson to 30 months and Carolyn Gilbert to 33 months. The sentences varied depending on the number of prior arrests each had for previous civil disobedience."

The Dominican nuns were convicted in April of malicious destruction of property and interfering with the national defense for their protest at the unmanned Minuteman III missile silo near Greeley, Colorado on October 6, 2002. "The sisters, who are in their 50s and 60s, belong to Sacred Earth & Space Plowshares, a national nuclear disarmament organization. About 200 supporters of the nuns showed up outside the courthouse with antiwar and anti-nuclear-weapons signs."

http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0726-01.htm

10 posted on 05/02/2011 2:12:46 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: buccaneer81

What’s all this about lesbian nuns beating their plowshares?

I thought this was a family website!


11 posted on 05/02/2011 2:18:43 PM PDT by HKMk23 (A free man unarmed is just a slave on borrowed time.)
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To: Second Amendment First
"Police warned the protesters several times to leave, but they refused."

Then it wasn't peaceful.

12 posted on 05/02/2011 2:19:21 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: HKMk23

LOL!


13 posted on 05/02/2011 2:21:32 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: buccaneer81; HKMk23

To those plowshares types I submit my tagline.


14 posted on 05/02/2011 2:24:07 PM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: Second Amendment First

>> Apparently it’s out of state catholic commies

Catholic?


15 posted on 05/02/2011 2:35:05 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Gene Eric
The protest was part of a planned weekend of “faith and resistance” by Midwest Catholic Worker groups. A flyer for the event told participants to arrive in Kansas City Friday night. Saturday called for a history lesson on the plant and Sunday night called for “civil disobedience planning and legal advice.”

Yep! catholic commie workers party operatives like father Berrigan, hammering on nuke silos, pouring their blood on sites, etc. Used to be very active decades ago, must now be getting out of prison and looking to get sent back for more free room and board and geriatric care.

16 posted on 05/02/2011 2:44:12 PM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: Second Amendment First

Thanks, I read no further than the excerpt.


17 posted on 05/02/2011 2:47:47 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Second Amendment First
catholic commie workers party operatives like father Berrigan, hammering on nuke silos, pouring their blood on sites, etc.

Why does that description remind me of the 400 prophets of Baal from I Kings 18?

18 posted on 05/02/2011 3:02:08 PM PDT by HKMk23 (A free man unarmed is just a slave on borrowed time.)
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To: Second Amendment First
Atomic Energy Act Amendment of 1954 +
NNSA/OST +
Minigun =
No more hippies.
19 posted on 05/02/2011 3:28:54 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (FORGET the lawyers...first kill the "journalists". (Die Ritter der Kokosnuss))
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To: DCBryan1
1 Cat dozer +

1 Israeli operator =

No more hippies.

20 posted on 05/02/2011 3:41:26 PM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: Second Amendment First
It has always been called 'Bendix', regardless to what company ran the defense department section.

It actually is a large complex housing NATCOMM/FAA,GSA, The Marine Corps Finance/Automated Services/(Bendix/Allied Signal/Honeywell)/IRS. There used to be a hidden underground radio communications center across the street from the west end.

The whole thing is surrounded by high walls, which were constructed after the concern over truck bombs (or the official explanation - to deal with the 200 year river flood)(except there are no walls on the only side where the river is).

However, if they close the gates at the front entrances, protesters can be neither seen nor heard. The only reason they managed to get any attention is because a truck was leaving and they had to open the gate at Honeywell's entrance.

21 posted on 05/02/2011 6:17:39 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: bigbob
Any other former Honeywellers here?

I worked for the former Sperry Flight Systems Group in Phoenix for about 20 years, 'til I got laid-off a few years back.

The Morons-With-MBAs™ that run that company now have outsourced essentially that entire operation to India, where it's collapsing.

What was arguably the #1 avionics company in the entire world 20 years ago is now about to disappear.

22 posted on 05/02/2011 7:21:34 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Second Amendment First; 1stMarylandRegiment; 47carollann; A Citizen Reporter; A Cyrenian; adrian; ..
Missouri ping

Low volume ping list

FReepmail me to be on, or off, this list.

23 posted on 05/03/2011 6:37:40 PM PDT by Just another Joe (Warning: FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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