Skip to comments.Prepare For A Wave Of Looting After Hurricane Sandy
Posted on 10/30/2012 2:31:39 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo
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....(excerpt)
(Excerpt) Read more at finance.yahoo.com ...
Perfect made to order for the MSM.
Its meme this morning is disaster preparedness is too great a responsibility to turn over to the states.
time for more gun control laws in New Yawk
We need a graphic of “Budweiser Guy” here at this point.
Heineken guy? He don’t go for that bourgoise beer!
oops .. nyc, gun-free zone, victim-rich environment .. sorry
Giuliani, if in charge, would probably issue a shoot to kill order for anyone ransacking/looting/arson-ing a retail outlet, such as a large department store, etc.
The Chocolate City was “special” as regards that problem. I mean, where else are you gonna see POLICE OFFICERS pushing shopping carts full of loot through a Wal-Mart?
In spite of the anecdotes I just don’t see looting of those proportions happening in NY/NJ. I could be wrong.
If it *does* happen, I don’t expect we’ll see many pictures of looting mobs of Holder’s People on our teevees, not with the election only a week away.
You sure got THAT right.
There is no reason to imagine looting ~ there’s water all over the place, roads are closed, subways are out of business, power is out, .......
Lots of Civil Rights violation lawsuits on the way IF law and order is restored...
...states counties cities towns and even empty lots better lawyer up now.
>> There is no reason to imagine looting ~
Imagine no possessions
I wonder if you can
No need for greed or hunger
A brotherhood of man
Imagine all the pee-ple...
“I dont expect well see many pictures of looting mobs of Holders People on our teevees, not with the election only a week away.”
Because the media doesn’t want to be accused of racial profiling, their cameras will not be aimed at that part of the aftermath.
...yeah like all the crooks evacuated leaving untold riches behind—especially in Manhattan.
Bloomberg will be arresting illegal gun owners by the bushel as they try to defend themselves from savages.
New Orleans was besieged with reports of looting, rape, and murder, causing delayed troop deployments, delayed medical evacuations, and police department mutiny,
Well it was New Orleans!
>> Bloomberg will be arresting illegal gun owners by the bushel as they try to defend themselves from savages.
What’s that old saying? “A conservative is a liberal that has been mugged.”
After Sandy and the looters and the Mayor’s abuses we might just have us a whole passel o’ new conservatives! Living right in downtown Manhattan! With passion and MONEY! :-)
Unlike the poor people in New Orleans this community’s civilians are heavily armed and can deal with the police should they start stealing our cadillacs.
>> Unlike the poor people in New Orleans this communitys civilians are heavily armed
Which community is that? Obviously not NYC.
>> New Orleans was besieged with reports of looting, rape, and murder
Sounds like a sentence in an ESPN article about a Saints home game.
America’s richest county ~ FAIRFAX COUNTY VA ~ in general the cops here are fairly well behaved, so there’s little risk they’ll go nuts. Still, if they do, and start looting and stealing cars like they did in New Orleans I’d imagine there’ll be a people’s militia rise up and go protect the Galleria at Tysons or something.
Well, the internet’s working OK so maybe the security cameras will be, too. :-)
Prayers for y’all’s well being.
Looters who weren't already positioned in Manattan are not likely to be able to get there without some serious walking ~ then they gotta' walk back carrying 48" TVs and crates of beer.
Seriously, isn't going to happen.
Thanks for your concern. Just a few minutes to go and we’ll know how bad it is around here ~ could be trees across roads ~ but we lost most of the big dangerous trees during the durecho this Summer.
We fared pretty good in Rochester, NY. Although it rained and blew pretty good, we only got a bit of basement seepage and the power momentarily went out, but came right back on. Monroe County tried to get people to evacuate their homes along the Lake Ontario shoreline, but most people stayed as the lake level is especially low this year and the waves didn’t hit the houses. 20,000 people did lose power.
Call me a cynic but I see this as nothing but a build up so that, when New Orleans style behavior doesn’t occur, the media can fall back on the line about how Obama did such a GREAT job of handling the “disaster” and, unlike George Bush, all of the looting and bad behavior was avoided.
BUSINESS INSIDER??? Consider the source . . .
Ah, the consequences of effectively no (legal) gun ownership.
If I recall correctly, didn’t someone shoot him in New York? :P Perhaps he should have imagined wearing a ballistic vest. :P
Not much looting is gonna happen because:
A.) Sh*tload of Italians and Irish live around there and they won’t LET it happen.
B.) It is not New Orleans, different breed of people
C.) Everyone got their Obama phone, so they’re good.
I agree with what you are saying - the media, however, will never admit that the problem in New Orleans was about the mentality of the people and will forever try to imply that Bush was the problem. By the same token, they will play this up as though we are comparing apples to apples and praise Obama endlessly for the fact that this behavior doesn’t occur. Of course, the foolish among us, will fall for it.
“and [New Orleans] police department mutiny,”
And let’s not forget the police department looting. I’m sure many here remember the video of the two NOLA cops helping loot a Wal-Mart, while ignoring what was going on around them as the store was being picked clean.
As long as the looters aren’t smoking or drinking 32 oz Slurpees it shouldn’t be of any concern to Bloomie.
Looting was non-existant.
Oh it will happen, but it will be ‘civilized’ looting under the control of the mob and unions. There will be millions even billions of dollars of stuff uncounted for after this is done.
The last four years have been one "maybe" after another .. one "it has to hasppen right now" after another .. one "it isn't but we'd better prepare anyway" after another.
I'd LOVE to go back to elementary school just to hear and experience positive fact again ...
"One and one is TWO ? ... really ?!"
Not going to happen. There will be opportunistic burglaries, I’m sure - but there will not be crowds of miscreants smashing into drugstores and electronics stores and carting everything off.
New Orleans Super Dome... 5 days after Katrina... one of “holder’s people” (hey I am just using the term in the same manner and with the same meaning that holder himself used it), “If dey don’t get no help up in here... we gonna start eatin’ oneanutha”.
There were some who thought that right after 9-11, thered be massive looting in NYC didnt happen. And I dont think it will happen this time either. NYC is not NO.
The State-Run-Media will play up the "poor people trying to provide for their families" crap, when the "families" have no identified fathers, and they live on welfare, food stamps, and Obama Money (from his Stash), anyway.
As I said, look for Debit Cards and EBT's to be flowin' freely to Harlem, Queens, and The Bronx, using Sandy as an excuse for that "walkin' around money".
Yup; no Repeat Offenders, and a definite reduction in Democrat Voters, too.
It all comes down to ethics and morals. Ive been through multiple disasters including two hurricanes, Irene and Ike, as well as a huge wildfire. There was no looting where I lived. ZERO. People banded together and helped each other. It was amazing actually, seeing neighbors helping neighbors and there were so many opportunities to help.
I hope people are well armed and prepared for the Obama-Vulnerables to inevitably descend upon towns like zombie hordes.
Same in my neighborhood after tornadoes, or severe storms, or even mega-snowstorms.
The DIFFERENCE is as stark as the mentality between the parasites, and those who are TRADITIONAL FAMILY/MORAL VALUES people who vote Conservative, vs. the parasites who want what you got!
Looter Guy... making his way to NYC for some beer.
And that would be different from four years of Obama?
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