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In Prince Georgeís, cameras to monitor speed cameras. Really.
Washington Post ^ | Michael S. Rosenwald

Posted on 09/13/2012 2:43:56 PM PDT by Woodsman27

"WTOP’S Ari Ashe is reporting that Prince George’s County is mounting cameras to monitor its traffic cameras. This comes following a half dozen incidents of vandalism and general meanness toward the cameras in the county."

"A camera was actually shot with a gun. Another was set on fire. Those attacks mark a step up in looniness from a man who allegedly fired glass marbles at a Howard County traffic camera earlier this summer."

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: 2012; govtabuse; pgcounty; tyranny
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To: AnalogReigns

When are people going to use fire, .22, and/or hammers in dealing with these cameras?
That is my question.


41 posted on 09/13/2012 4:41:00 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Woodsman27

Because no one is smart enough to take out the camera watching the speed camera first ... then the speed camera.


42 posted on 09/13/2012 4:43:41 PM PDT by dartuser ("If you are ... what you were ... then you're not.")
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To: Woodsman27

Rudimentary photoshop skills can produce a tolerable (short-term) picture of a license plate. It isn’t that hard to discover the plat number of your local mayor or city councilmoron. It has become a rather common trick to create a fake license plate with the license number of the creep who is responsible for imposing these cameras on us and then speed past one of these cameras.

Rinse & repeat as needed.


43 posted on 09/13/2012 5:08:21 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: ZULU

Cool hand Luke used a pipe cutter

That could make for an interesting souvenir.


44 posted on 09/13/2012 5:33:22 PM PDT by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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To: Tublecane

45 posted on 09/13/2012 5:55:57 PM PDT by Neidermeyer
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To: AnalogReigns
I live in NC, and I must admit it is CREEPY that EVERY stop-light in the state of VA now has a camera affixed to it.

Those cameras are to trigger the changing of the lights based on the presence or not of cars waiting to go through the intersection. It's cheaper to use cameras than to bury sensors in the pavement. I guess there are some places in VA that have red light cameras where you get a ticket if you run the light, but I've lived in VA for 10 years and have never seen one.

46 posted on 09/13/2012 6:39:56 PM PDT by KevinB (We'll stop treating Obama like a dog when he stops treating us like a fire hydrant - Fred Grandy)
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To: Woodsman27

Gee, what a bunch of antisocial vandals, with no idea how much they are endangering the motoring public.../SARC

http://www.quebecetudiant.net/videos/?v=-Bw2C_XR64Y

http://www.speedcam.co.uk/gatso2.htm

http://www.speedcam.co.uk/index2.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgesAK5H3iU

http://www.rallies.moto-world.info/video/GglTdPYt2XE&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Now an antisocial vandal must first take out the camera watching the camera; then take out the camera...and make sure no cameras are watching the camera watching the camera.


47 posted on 09/13/2012 7:51:03 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: Woodsman27; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; cindy-true-supporter; ...
Vandalised Gatsos

Maryland "Freak State" PING!

48 posted on 09/13/2012 8:04:06 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: ApplegateRanch

Beat me to it!


49 posted on 09/13/2012 8:09:07 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: ConorMacNessa

I’ve been lucky in that regard so far. Of course, I usually don’t do more than 5 above. Do 5 above and you should be fine.


50 posted on 09/13/2012 8:10:58 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Five above? Surely you jest, FRiend! I'm petal to the metal, now and as I have been for the last 50 years. My maiden voyage up the then-new I-95 between Washington and Baltimore I hit 105 with my Uncle George's 1949 Chrysler Windsor - had an interesting trans known as "Fan Drive" - sucker could still move at 32 years old. A damn sight better than some of the garbage coming out of Detroit now!



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

51 posted on 09/13/2012 8:19:10 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Woodsman27

We rather laughed when we found out a local (Catonsville) camera was “burned” just after it was put in. I had to go to our vet near there the next few days so I drove around specifically to see. True to promise they already replaced it. They don’t waste time putting their “safety” devices in place - and they now have a camera on IT.


52 posted on 09/13/2012 8:35:39 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Actually, one of my friends got a ticket for exactly 5 over. It was the speed camera in Olney (on Georgia Avenue). I am not sure if each camera is set for different speeds over... but in this case, I saw the ticket. Her speed was exactly 5 over.


53 posted on 09/14/2012 5:28:32 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: Teotwawki

It is all about the money. I got two and the letters both stated that the info doesn’t even go to the DMV if paid.


54 posted on 09/14/2012 5:46:35 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: momtothree

Dang! I thought they were set for 10 to 12 over.


55 posted on 09/14/2012 5:00:40 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: Tublecane
...cameras to watch cameras to watch cameras...


56 posted on 09/17/2012 11:50:17 AM PDT by Albion Wilde (Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. -- George Bernard Shaw)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Hate those things. I've gotten nailed once, my wife has gotten nailed once and my daughter has gotten nailed twice.

Um, you want to rephrase that? Especially about your wife and daughter...

57 posted on 09/17/2012 11:51:46 AM PDT by Albion Wilde (Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. -- George Bernard Shaw)
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To: freedumb2003
A smart person would take our the monitoring camera first.

LOL! Good one!

58 posted on 09/17/2012 11:54:08 AM PDT by Albion Wilde (Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. -- George Bernard Shaw)
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