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More Car Fires Hit LA, Arson Suspected (Muslim youths bring New Years tradition to Hollywood?)
Associated Press ^ | 12/31/11 | MICHAEL R. BLOOD

Posted on 12/31/2011 5:27:26 AM PST by jimbo123

Several more cars burned in suspected arson attacks in the Los Angeles area early Saturday morning, and authorities investigated if they were connected to nearly two dozen deliberately set blazes a day earlier, police said.

Seven or eight cars burned Saturday in the North Hollywood area, said officer Robert Collier.

He said he didn't have further details of the blazes, but said arson is suspected and there could be a link to the earlier blazes.

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


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KEYWORDS: arson; burkhart; carburnings; carfires; ihateamerica; losangeles
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Funny how there is no mention that setting cars on fired is a muslim New Years tradition.
1 posted on 12/31/2011 5:27:29 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Hollyweird moving toward the French carbeque contests of a few years ago?


2 posted on 12/31/2011 5:29:19 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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Flashback: France’s New Year’s Tradition: Car-Burning

Friday, Jan. 02, 2009

http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1869392,00.html

For much of the world, they became iconic of France’s worst social ills: the burned-out carcasses of thousands of cars set ablaze during nearly three weeks of nationwide rioting in 2005. But as yet another orgy of automobile arson on Wednesday demonstrated, the torching of cars in France has not only become an everyday event; it’s also now a regular form of expression for disenfranchised suburban youths wanting to make sure the rest of the country doesn’t forget they exist. And their fiery presence is never felt so strongly as it is each New Year’s Eve — the day of France’s unofficial festival of car-burning.


3 posted on 12/31/2011 5:29:39 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: All

France limits petrol sales for New Year’s Eve

http://www.news.com.au/world/france-limits-petrol-sales-for-new-years/story-e6frfkyi-1226232996732

FRANCE is to limit sales of petrol and other combustibles on New Year’s Eve in a bid to curb what has become an annual tradition of revellers torching hundreds of cars, police said.

Youths in the often depressed suburbs of French cities have been torching hundreds of vehicles on New Year’s Eve since the early 1990s in what police say has become a competition to see which area can cause the most damage.


4 posted on 12/31/2011 5:32:58 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Autos-da-fé.


5 posted on 12/31/2011 5:34:16 AM PST by mewzilla (Santelli 2012)
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To: jimbo123
17days in fun and frolic ... everything's alroght ... I'll be back soon to fix things ... wish you were here.


P.S. ... thanx for the 4 plus million.

6 posted on 12/31/2011 5:41:14 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: jimbo123

Should we give a damn about problems in LA?

LA is a festering boil and should just be written off. Only the Big Un will solve the problem that is LA


7 posted on 12/31/2011 5:49:47 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: jimbo123
"....to curb what has become an annual animal tradition of revellers torching hundreds of cars...."
8 posted on 12/31/2011 5:54:42 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: jimbo123

An order, for police and citizens alike, to shoot on sight anyone who engages in this type of activity ought to keep it from being exported from Calimeximusifornia to other parts of our great nation.


9 posted on 12/31/2011 5:57:18 AM PST by RobertClark ("Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed")
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To: bert

“Should we give a damn about problems in LA?”

Just about every national trend starts in California and then goes mainstream because it gets written into scripts. Once it’s on TV as main plot, background or filler material, it grants permission for the rest of America to mimic them. If cars are being burned in California look, a year or two later, for cars to be alight in Peoria.

As racist as this sounds now, it will be mainstream thought once we have the problems France has. We must stop letting Muslims into the country. Radical or not, they’re the pine straw (fuel load) on the forest floor. Once the flames are started by the “radicals” then the entire fuel load will burn, taking civilization’s roots with it.

We can only live as civilized as our neighbors will allow. If a Caucasian woman doesn’t dare leave her house without a veil because she might be attacked and raped then she must step back into the ninth century just to buy groceries.


10 posted on 12/31/2011 6:02:36 AM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: jimbo123

PING!!!


11 posted on 12/31/2011 6:08:16 AM PST by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: mewzilla

This is uncommonly humorous!


12 posted on 12/31/2011 6:10:58 AM PST by RFEngineer
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To: jimbo123

No sympathy here for Hollywood. Let the Muslims burn it to the ground. They asked for it, they deserve it. I hope Bill Maher’s car is ashes by now.


13 posted on 12/31/2011 6:14:02 AM PST by JNRoberts
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To: Gen.Blather

“Just about every national trend starts in California and then goes mainstream”

That used to be the case, but thankfully, no more. CA is a world unto itself now.

Let them try to torch cars in Texas or a few other places. That will last about a New York minute.


14 posted on 12/31/2011 6:14:18 AM PST by webstersII
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To: RFEngineer; Jack Hydrazine

I really liked carbeque :-)


15 posted on 12/31/2011 6:14:43 AM PST by mewzilla (Santelli 2012)
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To: webstersII
That will last about a New York minute

Sigh. You might want to rephrase that. I live in NYS. We have a "duty-to-retreat" in this state. If a car's owner gets medieval on some arsonist's hind end, the car owner will be the one prosecuted.

16 posted on 12/31/2011 6:18:09 AM PST by mewzilla (Santelli 2012)
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To: jimbo123

Hmm, maybe I should take a trip down to Bradford, or Birmingham during Ramadan, and burn me up a few cars.


17 posted on 12/31/2011 6:18:26 AM PST by yank in the UK (decapitation before capitulation)
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To: jimbo123
American entertainers respond..

"You know, some people are making a big deal out of it," said one popular singer in tears.

"Who cares? They're not going to go too far with it. Maybe those people are so poor, some of the people who do that they're so poor they've never torched anything in their lives. Let them torch those things for once."

18 posted on 12/31/2011 6:22:52 AM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: mewzilla

Well played sir ( or ma’am)


19 posted on 12/31/2011 6:30:48 AM PST by muir_redwoods (No wonder this administration favors abortion; everything they have done is an abortion)
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To: muir_redwoods
I'm a ma'am. If I were a sir, my handle woulda been mewzillo :-)
20 posted on 12/31/2011 6:39:06 AM PST by mewzilla (Santelli 2012)
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To: jimbo123
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Samuel Arrington, 22, was taken into custody. Observed setting fire

21 posted on 12/31/2011 6:49:50 AM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: patriot08

This guy was arrested on the 29th. There were more cars torched last night after this guy was arrested.


22 posted on 12/31/2011 7:00:15 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123
Funny how there is no mention that setting cars on fired is a muslim New Years tradition.

I'd bet the person(s) lighting cars on fire in in this story have never seen the inside of a mosque.

23 posted on 12/31/2011 7:07:43 AM PST by Drew68
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To: jimbo123

Oh, ok. Didn’t know that.


24 posted on 12/31/2011 7:14:52 AM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: mewzilla

So, Godzilla is a girl? That explains so much. : )


25 posted on 12/31/2011 7:15:33 AM PST by muir_redwoods (No wonder this administration favors abortion; everything they have done is an abortion)
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To: jimbo123
This guy was arrested on the 29th. There were more cars torched last night after this guy was arrested.

So it was a lone white guy setting cars on fire and not mobs of angry Muslim youths? Imagine that.

26 posted on 12/31/2011 7:19:26 AM PST by Drew68
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To: jimbo123

Obamanation


27 posted on 12/31/2011 7:19:54 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Drew68

http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/los_angeles&id=8483324


28 posted on 12/31/2011 7:23:06 AM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Drew68

Watch video. ‘Lone white guy’?


29 posted on 12/31/2011 7:28:05 AM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Drew68

Read the Update:

He was arrested for 3 of the 21 fires. He’s not white, he’s black and apparently working with others.

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-hollywood-arson-fires-20111231,0,3813815.story

Investigators and experts said the fires were highly unusual for even a serial arsonist because of the sheer number of fires in a relatively short period of time. Officials have not said how the fires were set or whether they believe one or more people are responsible.

Of particular interest was Samuel Arrington, a 22-year-old from Sunland. Arrington was arrested Thursday on suspicion of starting three fires that day along a stretch of Sunset Boulevard in the same area as several of the fires that erupted hours later. Arrington was never released from custody after his arrest and arson investigators questioned him Friday in search of some link between him and the fires set Friday morning, officials said.


30 posted on 12/31/2011 7:29:40 AM PST by jimbo123
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I bet it’s a bunch of Occupy Wherever creeps doing this. He looked like the type who might be in with them.


31 posted on 12/31/2011 7:32:59 AM PST by livius
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To: jimbo123
He was arrested for 3 of the 21 fires. He’s not white, he’s black

I dunno. Looked white to me. Maybe a very light-skinned black. Probably a psycho no matter.

and apparently working with others.

Mobs of angry Muslim youths?

32 posted on 12/31/2011 7:36:20 AM PST by Drew68
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To: JNRoberts

sure wish people would realize there are still many conservatives here fighting on the front lines...


33 posted on 12/31/2011 7:39:24 AM PST by TiredofItalltoo (tiredofitalltoo)
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To: patriot08

Apparently another person was arrested with Arrington and the police aren’t releasing his name.


34 posted on 12/31/2011 7:40:36 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: Drew68

So many fires so fast. Sounds like a group effort.


35 posted on 12/31/2011 7:44:08 AM PST by Texas Gal (Yay shariah. It's as great as diahrrea.)
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To: jimbo123

I meant from the vid, doesn’t Arrington appear to be one of Holder’s people?


36 posted on 12/31/2011 7:47:59 AM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Texas Gal

And the mass torchings continued last night after Arrington and his unnamed accomplice were arrested on Thursday.


37 posted on 12/31/2011 7:48:29 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: patriot08

Wonder if he’s amember of the group that burned all Hummers in car lots in LA?,I think went by the name of ELF but not sure.


38 posted on 12/31/2011 7:49:05 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: jimbo123

Please allow me to be the first to point out that 1 or 2 cars would be a crime... but this many is simply domestic terrorist activity. Eco, islamo, occupio... soro?


39 posted on 12/31/2011 7:56:56 AM PST by Texas Gal (Yay shariah. It's as great as diahrrea.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Thank God I left Hwd 30+ years ago.


40 posted on 12/31/2011 8:01:45 AM PST by newfreep (I am a "terrorist". I am Sarah Palin!)
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To: Texas Gal

As of this morning, 31 new car torchings were set after Arrington and his unnamed accomplice were arrested.

Most likely muslim youths trying to bring France’s New Year’s car burning ritual to the U.S. in the name of religious freedom.

http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/los_angeles&id=8484641


41 posted on 12/31/2011 8:03:39 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: Drew68
he looks more like a halfrican/obamanation to me
42 posted on 12/31/2011 8:13:38 AM PST by mt tom
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To: mewzilla

witty!


43 posted on 12/31/2011 8:17:45 AM PST by dennisw (A nation of sheep breeds a government of Democrat wolves!)
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To: jimbo123

EVERYONE’S religious freedom ends where my hunk of get-to-my-job begins. Just sayin’...


44 posted on 12/31/2011 8:20:56 AM PST by Texas Gal (Yay shariah. It's as great as diahrrea.)
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To: jimbo123

If conservative ‘youths’ were burning cars for New Year’s celebrations, it would be in the New York Times tomorrow.

And the Washington Post the following day.

The Corrupt Liberal Media is getting obvious...


45 posted on 12/31/2011 8:24:55 AM PST by GOPJ (Lets make 'Corrupt Liberal Media' a household term. - - freeper Uncle Lonny)
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To: knarf

So, you’re back from Kim Jong Il’s funeral. How was it?


46 posted on 12/31/2011 8:26:52 AM PST by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their President is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Fresh Wind
I'm sure you know what you mean ... I don't.

The 17 days is ozero's vacation.

47 posted on 12/31/2011 8:32:23 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: jimbo123

Working for Chevy.
Their new motto

“SEE...OTHER CARS CATCH FIRE TOO!”


48 posted on 12/31/2011 9:10:35 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Jack Hydrazine

A few years ago? They’ve been ongoing for about two decades. See here:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2827085/posts?page=1


49 posted on 12/31/2011 9:35:18 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: mewzilla
Autos-da-fé.

It's what you shouldn't do but you do anywé.

;-) (hat tip to Mel Brooks)

50 posted on 12/31/2011 9:43:36 AM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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