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Photos: Riots, fire, destruction after Vancouverís loss
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Posted on 06/16/2011 7:23:53 AM PDT by ventanax5

Blood in our streets. I saw people on the ground, bleeding. Shattered glass everywhere. Police cars set alight. Major bridges are now closed, preventing public access into the downtown core. Transit is plugged up, there’s no way out. More police and fire crews are arriving, from the suburbs, but again, it seems too late. And as I write this, the sun has just set. Vancouver, what a disgrace

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TOPICS: Canada; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: canucks; crime; hockey; nhl; riots; vancouver
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1 posted on 06/16/2011 7:23:54 AM PDT by ventanax5
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To: ventanax5
4 out of 7.

Boston won 4 games out of 7.

Boston also won championships in all 4 major sports in 7 years.

2 posted on 06/16/2011 7:29:20 AM PDT by FDNYRHEROES (It's 3 AM. Let me sleep on it. I'll get back to you in 16 hours.)
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To: ventanax5

Who knew modern Canadians had it in ‘em?


3 posted on 06/16/2011 7:29:53 AM PDT by TonyInOhio (H-O-L-D F-A-S-T)
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To: ventanax5
But, Canadians are so civil! Their cities so safe!

Mike

4 posted on 06/16/2011 7:30:41 AM PDT by MichaelP (The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools ~HS)
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To: ventanax5

I get the feeling it was all planned, win or lose.

I wonder if people who know the people in the photos will turn them in. Morons. Especially the one lighting the police car. They caught him “In flagrante delicto”, so to speak.


5 posted on 06/16/2011 7:32:03 AM PDT by StonyMan451
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To: MichaelP
But, Canadians are so civil! Their cities so safe!

Well, they are just upset about Tory cuts to health care....

6 posted on 06/16/2011 7:32:06 AM PDT by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded my brains fell out)
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To: ventanax5

Now playing: “White Riot” by The Clash.


7 posted on 06/16/2011 7:32:53 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ventanax5

So much for moving to Canada.


8 posted on 06/16/2011 7:33:51 AM PDT by Paladin2
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One Million Dollars in property damage and One Billion Dollars in Bad Publicity for Vancouver, British Columbia.
9 posted on 06/16/2011 7:34:03 AM PDT by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: TonyInOhio

Maybe we should make Canada annex Detroit as punishment.


10 posted on 06/16/2011 7:34:22 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Paladin2
So much for moving to Canada.

Alberta is much better, than the rest of Canada.

11 posted on 06/16/2011 7:35:36 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ventanax5

Let white people burn their own neighborhoods. See if we care.


12 posted on 06/16/2011 7:35:53 AM 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: ventanax5

Heh heh. I’m ready for the next Canadian who talks down on the USA.


13 posted on 06/16/2011 7:36:12 AM PDT by Seruzawa (Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for good a blaster kid.)
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To: ventanax5
White Riot

Goes to show that riots are not the result of any ethnic,racial,or religious “injustice”—they are simply the result of either mischievous or malevolent throwbacks looking for any excuse to loot,burn,steal,rape,rob or murder.

IOW Alinsky’s armies.

14 posted on 06/16/2011 7:36:35 AM PDT by Happy Rain (2012= "E quindi uscimmo a riveder le stelle.")
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To: TonyInOhio
Who knew modern Canadians had it in ‘em?

I was expecting this to be satire with pictures of morose Canadians milling about, but I found other sites talking about it. Yikes. Just imagine if they had a soccer team.

15 posted on 06/16/2011 7:36:55 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! Tea Party extremism is a badge of honor.)
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To: AppyPappy

Vancouver is lost. We need to withdraw now.


16 posted on 06/16/2011 7:37:24 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: dfwgator

Those riots are nothing compared to what we’re going to see here this summer.


17 posted on 06/16/2011 7:37:24 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: FDNYRHEROES
Boston also won championships in all 4 major sports in 7 years.

It's all on the Pats now.

They now represent the longest championship drought among the 4 major sports teams.

Way to go Bruins!

18 posted on 06/16/2011 7:38:16 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (If you think it's time to bury your weapons.....it's time to dig them up.)
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To: ladyjane

We’ll see what happens today in Dallas, huge crowds downtown 100+ degree temperatures, busses and trains overflowing...could be a very interesting day here.


19 posted on 06/16/2011 7:38:41 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: FDNYRHEROES

Boston did something Vanc. couldn’t do: win a road game in the finals. Had Vancouver won either game 3, game 4, or game 6 at the TD Garden, they would have been hoisting the Cup instead.
Indeed, Boston domination this past decade.

Vanc. also had riots when NY Rangers beat Canucks in S Cup in 94. I saw footage on World’s Wildest Police Videos. Remember seeing footage of riots/burning cars in Oakland when Raiders lost Super Bowl. Rioting/looting went on in Montreal when Canadians WON. I’d like to hope that most Canadians aren’t
like this, only a “few knuckleheads” as Menino would say.
It does give them a bad name, esp. the footage I was seeing. What if they’d WON? This was Canuckistan supposedly taking out their frustrations at losing (”Boston sucks!”, went some chants) Would it have been jubilant looting instead?

There were a couple fatalities related to Boston team wins/celebration in past decade, true. But any vandalism, etc. was kept to a minimum. I think I heard some people tried to overturn a bus in Bos., etc.


20 posted on 06/16/2011 7:39:10 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: ventanax5

I saw a report that LeBron James was also part of the crowd throwing bricks - except his bricks missed.....


21 posted on 06/16/2011 7:39:10 AM PDT by TexasNative2000 (Uncertainty: it's the new normal)
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To: ventanax5

What does Michael Moore think about this?

LOL


22 posted on 06/16/2011 7:39:14 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (We live two lives, the life we learn and the life we live with after that.)
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To: headstamp 2

“Blame Canada!” (South Park movie)


23 posted on 06/16/2011 7:40:10 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: ventanax5

Vancouver has riots, Dodgers fans attack opposing fans, Chicago fans jump out of the stands to attack opposing managers, etc...

Yet Philly fans are the worse because they boo’d a skinny drunk santa 40+ years ago.


24 posted on 06/16/2011 7:40:20 AM PDT by SengirV
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To: ventanax5

Absolutely disgraceful, but I can empathize with their frustration. Nothing more frustrating than losing to a team whose primary asset is a big galoot that takes up three-quarters of the net.


25 posted on 06/16/2011 7:40:20 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: ventanax5

So glad we’re sailing out of Seattle instead of Vancouver. Wanted to visit while we were in Seattle for a few days before cruise but not now.


26 posted on 06/16/2011 7:41:03 AM PDT by Qwackertoo (New Day In America November 03, 2010)
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To: ventanax5

Okay how come no Amish comments?


27 posted on 06/16/2011 7:41:03 AM PDT by bvw
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To: ventanax5

wow, just wow


28 posted on 06/16/2011 7:41:37 AM PDT by erod (Unlike the President I am a true Chicagoan.)
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To: ventanax5

What’s with the burning of cars? Do they think they’re French now?

These punks try torching my car and I’ll put a 45 caliber hole through their forehead.


29 posted on 06/16/2011 7:41:43 AM PDT by meyer (We will not sit down and shut up.)
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To: Happy Rain

The ferality of secular socialism.


30 posted on 06/16/2011 7:42:35 AM PDT by bvw
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To: bvw

Because these are Mennonites?


31 posted on 06/16/2011 7:44:16 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (Financial Repression.......read about it.)
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To: ventanax5

It’s refreshing to see white people acting uppity for a change.

No less disgusting, however.


32 posted on 06/16/2011 7:44:19 AM PDT by RabidBartender
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To: bvw

I made one last night, and only two people picked up on the joke.


33 posted on 06/16/2011 7:46:28 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: StonyMan451

Now I am really happy that Boston won. And I’m a Flyers’ fan.


34 posted on 06/16/2011 7:47:08 AM PDT by swain_forkbeard (Rationality may not be sufficient, but it is necessary.)
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To: ventanax5

Words fail me.


35 posted on 06/16/2011 7:47:43 AM PDT by FortWorthPatriot (Obama is no Hitler; Hitler got the Olympics!)
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To: OB1kNOb

Wilding Mennonites! Not really.

Vancouver is mostly English-Irish-Scottish. Significant minority populations are Chinese, German, Italian and native tribal.


36 posted on 06/16/2011 7:50:54 AM PDT by bvw
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To: KarlInOhio

The very same thing happened after they lost the Cup in ‘93. And yet the authorities seemed totally unprepared.


37 posted on 06/16/2011 7:51:47 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: ventanax5

This is all Roberto’s fault.


38 posted on 06/16/2011 7:51:54 AM PDT by MatD
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To: 1rudeboy

What was the joke?


39 posted on 06/16/2011 7:53:19 AM PDT by bvw
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To: ladyjane

Those riots are nothing compared to what we’re going to see here this summer.

Except those rioters will all be laid-off teachers and gubmint workers.


40 posted on 06/16/2011 7:53:41 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: ventanax5
Stay classy Canucks fans.
41 posted on 06/16/2011 7:54:40 AM PDT by erod (Unlike the President I am a true Chicagoan.)
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To: Paladin2

* Grinning


42 posted on 06/16/2011 7:55:59 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: bvw

Some people use “Amish” as a code word for “black” around here, and I was giving them a poke.


43 posted on 06/16/2011 7:57:14 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

I guess there’s white Amish and black Amish. And then, there’s real Amish. What do you get from a mob of real Amish?


44 posted on 06/16/2011 8:03:00 AM PDT by bvw
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To: ventanax5

I wonder if this will be on the Canucks season in review DVD.


45 posted on 06/16/2011 8:03:11 AM PDT by Varda
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I see the nitwits are flashing those stupid gang hand signs. There are young women running out of broken store windows with bags of merchandise too. The snowball effect for this generation of vipers.


46 posted on 06/16/2011 8:04:18 AM PDT by 4yearlurker
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To: erod

Those photos will really cost some folks! It’s the Multicultural Amish, unlocking the feral beast within any mob.


47 posted on 06/16/2011 8:05:36 AM PDT by bvw
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To: 4yearlurker

It’s the Alinsky wet-dream!


48 posted on 06/16/2011 8:07:00 AM PDT by bvw
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To: TonyInOhio

That’s my stupid city. I witnessed the riots back in 94 when we LOST to the ranges and predicted this would happen in my post last night.

The local joke growing up was that Americans are too violent and warmongers....this proves otherwise, doesn’t it?


49 posted on 06/16/2011 8:09:14 AM PDT by max americana (.)
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To: erod

I’d like to slap the sh*t out of that first punk...well and the young punks in the other pics. The old punk just needs to be shot.


50 posted on 06/16/2011 8:09:23 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman ("...; because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee,... "Hosea 4:6)
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