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Prepare For A Wave Of Looting After Hurricane Sandy
TBI ^ | 10-29-2012 | Abby Rogers

Posted on 10/29/2012 7:04:31 AM PDT by blam

Prepare For A Wave Of Looting After Hurricane Sandy

Abby Rogers
October 29, 2012

It's all anecdotal at this point, but if crime reports following hurricanes Katrina and Irene are any indication, the East Coast is in for a crime wave, post-Sandy.

No reports of looting or Hurricane Sandy-related crimes have been reported yet but that doesn't mean we won't see some soon.

Following Hurricane Katrina, the most devastating hurricane in modern memory, New Orleans was besieged with reports of looting, rape, and murder, causing delayed troop deployments, delayed medical evacuations, and police department mutiny, The New York Times reported in 2005.

From the Times:

"Beyond doubt, the sense of menace had been ignited by genuine disorder and violence. Looting varied from basic thievery to foraging for the necessities of life. Police officers said that at least one person fired for nights on end at a police station on the edge of the French Quarter. The manager of a hotel on Bourbon Street said he saw people running through the streets with guns.

At least one person was killed by a gunshot at the convention center, and a second at the Superdome. A police officer was shot in the Algiers neighborhood, across the river from downtown, during a confrontation with a looter."

Same can be said for Hurricane Irene, albeit on a less dramatic scale.

Looting of evacuated homes was so widespread TruTV compiled all the security images into one crime-filled slideshow.

In New York City alone, about 30 arrests were reported for crimes that happened as the hurricane pummeled the city, The New York Times reported last year.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: flooding; hurricane; looting; newyork

1 posted on 10/29/2012 7:04:32 AM PDT by blam
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To: blam

Media footage of the looters probably won’t help Obama.


2 posted on 10/29/2012 7:06:41 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Global Warming is a religion, and I don't want to be taxed to pay for a faith that is not mine.)
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To: blam
HMS Bounty Went Down In Hurricane Sandy, And Two Crew Members Are Still Missing
3 posted on 10/29/2012 7:08:38 AM PDT by blam
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To: ClearCase_guy

Then you can bet the Media won’t show any footage.


4 posted on 10/29/2012 7:09:33 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: ClearCase_guy
"Media footage of the looters probably won’t help Obama."

The MSM will only report on the Tea Party looters. (ahem)

5 posted on 10/29/2012 7:10:51 AM PDT by blam
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To: blam

The spectre of that would absolutely cinch the election for Romney.


6 posted on 10/29/2012 7:11:40 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Red_Devil 232

They’ll probably find a guy with red hair and blue eyes and lead the 6 o’clock news with film of him carrying a TV.


7 posted on 10/29/2012 7:12:02 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Global Warming is a religion, and I don't want to be taxed to pay for a faith that is not mine.)
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To: blam
The " Innocents of Muslim " film got big old hurricane Sandy all upset and in a uproar... Sarcasm...

HEY MAIN STREAM MEDIA ? IT'S THE FILM ! IT'S THE FILM !!
8 posted on 10/29/2012 7:14:04 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: ClearCase_guy

Where be Looter Dude??


9 posted on 10/29/2012 7:14:21 AM PDT by shankbear (This Tagline space is for rent.)
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To: blam

Looter Guy in a NY Yankees cap and shirt would be perfect!

LLS


10 posted on 10/29/2012 7:16:07 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: ClearCase_guy
" Media footage of the looters ( Obama's and Holder's peoples ) probably won’t help Obama. "

There now, fixed..

We will see a huge difference between the reporting of the looters in Katrina, and this storm, because, well you know, the election, can't report on any bad news that will make Obama look bad..
11 posted on 10/29/2012 7:17:20 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: shankbear
"Where be Looter Dude??"

I be lootin' and shootin' Lootin' my hood! I be drinkin' dat Colt .45 lootin. I be on Oxy now so I be lootin dat drug down the block! Good lootin' to you bro!

12 posted on 10/29/2012 7:20:11 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: blam

... if you live in a deep blue cesspool Democrat city...


13 posted on 10/29/2012 7:22:10 AM PDT by pabianice (washington, dc ..)
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To: American Constitutionalist

Here is what we will see from the lame-stream media. We will see how quickly things are returning to normal. All because of the Obama Administration grabbing the bull by the horns and getting things done. We will hear all good reports on aid, housing, military support, rescue operations, equipment, personnel, food, medical supplies, etc. It will be reported as a “God Send” that someone like Obama was in charge when this tragedy occurred. They will go on to tell us how changing “teams” during this crisis would be a tragic mistake.


14 posted on 10/29/2012 7:22:16 AM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: blam
Prepare For A Wave Of Looting After Hurricane Sandy

Prepare For A Second Wave Of Looting After Obama Loses Election


15 posted on 10/29/2012 7:23:38 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Psalm 109:8 "Let his days be few, and let another take his office.")
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To: blam
Will the main stream media report on looting in this hurricane Sandy under the Obama administration as they did with hurricane Katrina under the Bush administration ?

16 posted on 10/29/2012 7:24:50 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: ClearCase_guy

And now Obama will be seen as useless in the aftermath of this disaster. Tens of millions of pissed-off voters will either not go to the polls or will vote for Romney. The final nail in his campaign’s coffin.


17 posted on 10/29/2012 7:24:54 AM PDT by pabianice (washington, dc ..)
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To: blam

The only occasion when Obama’s people get to treat themselves to Heineken.


18 posted on 10/29/2012 7:25:37 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: American Constitutionalist

If there are any looters roaming around - they will be described as “people looking for work”.

If all the Federal agencies remain closed: Washington DC’s looters will be ‘working’ from home. Tax-payers don’t get a break.


19 posted on 10/29/2012 7:26:34 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers.)
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To: sodpoodle

Washington Politicians loot American tax payers 24/7 365 days a year.


20 posted on 10/29/2012 7:33:14 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: American Constitutionalist
Will the main stream media report on looting in this hurricane Sandy...

Shirley, you jest!!!

21 posted on 10/29/2012 7:34:43 AM PDT by ssaftler (Romney: "Attacking me is not an agenda")
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To: blam
A few people believe that Obama is behind these weather events. Sounds good, but I have to adjust my tinfoil hat now.
22 posted on 10/29/2012 7:37:53 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: blam

Stupidity on parade. What could Bounty make, 8 knots? Criminal.


23 posted on 10/29/2012 7:40:31 AM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: ssaftler
Don't call me Shirley..lol


24 posted on 10/29/2012 7:46:23 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Iron Munro

Ball ammunition; lock and load!!


25 posted on 10/29/2012 7:46:43 AM PDT by willibeaux (de ole Korean War vet age 82)
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To: blam

There are already many cases of people ignoring mandatory evacuation orders in NYC/NJ; people know that law enforcement isn’t allowed to enforce laws when minorities are involved, so they don’t want to leave their homes and possessions.


26 posted on 10/29/2012 7:50:46 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: blam
In New York City alone, about 30 arrests were reported for crimes that happened as the hurricane pummeled the city, The New York Times reported last year.

That's 30 people out of 8.2 million -- .00036 percent of the population -- and 29 of the 30 people would have been arrested for something regardless of Hurricane Irene.

The real problem is the triple whammy that is about to hit Detroit: Tigers lose the World Series; the annual "Arson Fest" on the night before Holloween; and power outages from Hurricane Sandy.

27 posted on 10/29/2012 7:54:01 AM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: ClearCase_guy
They’ll probably find a guy with red hair and blue eyes and lead the 6 o’clock news with film of him carrying a TV.


28 posted on 10/29/2012 7:56:45 AM PDT by crosshairs (America: Once the land of the free. Still the home of the brave.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Brought the Missus along on his spree


Sports enthusiast


Love the golf club!

29 posted on 10/29/2012 7:56:47 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: blam

Ah..........we can only hope!


30 posted on 10/29/2012 7:58:15 AM PDT by Rich21IE
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To: sodpoodle

LOOTING - The perfect supplement to Food Stamps and Welfare. Don’t be the last one in the ‘hood to score a big screen TV or electronic games. Fo’ shizzle, this is the prime “redistribute the wealth” time. Be game or be shamed.


31 posted on 10/29/2012 7:58:26 AM PDT by BipolarBob (Willie Stark for president.)
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To: shankbear
Where be Looter Dude??


32 posted on 10/29/2012 7:58:47 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Psalm 109:8 "Let his days be few, and let another take his office.")
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To: shankbear
Where be Looter Dude??

Are you looking for this guy?

33 posted on 10/29/2012 8:00:06 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ( For AMERICA's sake: Vote for the Mormon, NOT the muslim; The Capitalist, NOT the Communist! FUBO!)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

34 posted on 10/29/2012 8:00:56 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Iron Munro

35 posted on 10/29/2012 8:06:52 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Doc Savage

36 posted on 10/29/2012 8:11:54 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Doc Savage

I remember when FR did not want to be identified as racist in any way. I thought it was a site dedicated to conservative principles. Now some posts look like they could have been copied from Stormfront.com.


37 posted on 10/29/2012 8:31:32 AM PDT by sakic
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To: sakic
I remember when FR did not want to be identified as racist in any way. I thought it was a site dedicated to conservative principles. Now some posts look like they could have been copied from Stormfront.com.

You're right! I see a lot of white looters on this thread.
38 posted on 10/29/2012 8:36:11 AM PDT by crosshairs (America: Once the land of the free. Still the home of the brave.)
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To: blam
No reports of looting or Hurricane Sandy-related crimes have been reported yet...

They're already starting to pop up. There was a report earlier of a guy that was nailed by the cops carrying a flat screen TV through an evacuated neighborhood near the Jersey shore.

39 posted on 10/29/2012 8:47:28 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (If Obama is an empty chair, then Biden is the whoopee cushion.)
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To: sakic

“I remember when FR did not want to be identified as racist in any way. I thought it was a site dedicated to conservative principles. Now some posts look like they could have been copied from Stormfront.com.”

I can’t dispute what you wrote above.

But the changes we see here reflect changes in the real world outside — to wit, changing “racial realities” in America that can no longer be denied or swept under the rug.

I expect things to get worse before they get better....


40 posted on 10/29/2012 10:13:05 AM PDT by Road Glide
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