Skip to comments.Cleveland Mayor Vetoes Flash Mob Crackdown
Posted on 08/05/2011 7:25:53 PM PDT by FourPeas
CLEVELAND -- Cleveland's mayor has vetoed a measure that would have made it a crime to use social media to organize a flash mob.
City council members who introduced the measure say teens have used Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites to pull together flash mobs that are really only large gatherings of trouble makers, instead of the usual large crowds breaking into dance.
[Mayor Frank] Jackson told council members that the ordinance passed by them was a concern because it could interfere with the rights of the city's law-abiding citizens.
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How do such stupid people get elected into positions of authority?
I do wonder why so many Gringos think that they can just go to an inner city and be left alone...even in a tourist area.
It should be clear from articles like this one that the leaders of these cities could CARE LESS about the safety of us Gringos...so why are some of us STUPID enough to keep going there?
The citizens of Cleveland who elected him will get what they deserve at the hands of this idiot.
So if someone had a gun and fired at those people who were trying to pull them out of car would be classified by this mayor as - what - exactly???
Why should such a law be necessary? Existing laws on aggravated gang activity, or disturbing the peace could be interpreted to penalize this activity, and should be.
Thank you ...we already have laws for that kind of ‘organizing activity’ in the whole STATE...just enforce the law.
I happen to think the VETO was correct in this case.
I don’t bother going to Philly anymore. Parking prices are horrendous, especially if the valet ransacks your car. There are plenty of places in the ‘burbs. If you want to go out and eat a good meal, or just hang out, there is a plethora of restaurants in King of Prussia, and Valley Forge Park to run, bicycle, or enjoy a simple picnic.
I guess this brings out the “libertarian” in me. I like to see an authority disabuse himself of one more misguided ordinance meant to keep us all in line. In Cleveland no less. There is hope.
Flash mobbers all vote democrat.
Yeah, but watch what the Mayor and LEOs do next about this, if anything, under existing law.
Sooner or later that is going to happen.
The need for laws that favor “Holder’s people”.
Also you carry a can of wasp spray. Two cans for a larger crowd. Still I bet you’d be the one arrested for assault since you’re white and they’re black. It’d be a hate crime.
That would show them!
I agree with you. The problem is that we have a bunch of leftist loons in positions of authority in our big cities. They will NOT enforce the existing laws on the books against the animalistic behavior of these loser, young degenerates--most of whom happen to be Democrats (read: blacks). What is the answer to stopping these wild animals? I shudder to think...
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