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Prepare For A Wave Of Looting After Hurricane Sandy
Business Insider ^ | 30 October 2012 | Abbey Rogers

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 ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bottomfeeders; crime; elections; entitlement; freestuff; hurricane; hurricanesandy; leechers; looters; looting; obama; obamaphone; sandy; scumbags; theft; thugs
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Oh, boy. Wonderful.
1 posted on 10/30/2012 2:31:53 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo
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To: AmericanInTokyo

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.


2 posted on 10/30/2012 2:34:04 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved FrieGrnd Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

time for more gun control laws in New Yawk


3 posted on 10/30/2012 2:34:35 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: All; SevenofNine

We need a graphic of “Budweiser Guy” here at this point.


4 posted on 10/30/2012 2:34:35 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Donate, & walk precincts, not for "Parties", but for individual, principled "Candidates" (& for FR)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
Shoot the bastards on sight and there'll be rapidly diminishing instances thereof.

/.02

5 posted on 10/30/2012 2:35:30 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Heineken guy? He don’t go for that bourgoise beer!


6 posted on 10/30/2012 2:36:37 AM PDT by Gaffer
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oops .. nyc, gun-free zone, victim-rich environment .. sorry


7 posted on 10/30/2012 2:36:53 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: silverleaf

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.


8 posted on 10/30/2012 2:37:42 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Donate, & walk precincts, not for "Parties", but for individual, principled "Candidates" (& for FR)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

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.


9 posted on 10/30/2012 2:38:11 AM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: Nervous Tick

You sure got THAT right.


10 posted on 10/30/2012 2:40:05 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Donate, & walk precincts, not for "Parties", but for individual, principled "Candidates" (& for FR)
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To: Nervous Tick

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, .......


11 posted on 10/30/2012 2:44:49 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: AmericanInTokyo

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.


12 posted on 10/30/2012 2:46:52 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Remember the Benghazi 4!")
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To: muawiyah

>> 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...

:-)


13 posted on 10/30/2012 2:47:32 AM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: Nervous Tick

“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.”

Because the media doesn’t want to be accused of racial profiling, their cameras will not be aimed at that part of the aftermath.


14 posted on 10/30/2012 2:53:18 AM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Tradymarked.


15 posted on 10/30/2012 2:55:11 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Nervous Tick
I say you are a dreamer—but you're not the only one...

...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.

16 posted on 10/30/2012 2:56:28 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Remember the Benghazi 4!")
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To: AmericanInTokyo

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!


17 posted on 10/30/2012 2:59:07 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Happy Rain

>> 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! :-)


18 posted on 10/30/2012 3:01:04 AM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: Nervous Tick

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.


19 posted on 10/30/2012 3:01:09 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

>> Unlike the poor people in New Orleans this community’s civilians are heavily armed

Which community is that? Obviously not NYC.


20 posted on 10/30/2012 3:02:47 AM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: SECURE AMERICA

>> New Orleans was besieged with reports of looting, rape, and murder

Sounds like a sentence in an ESPN article about a Saints home game.


21 posted on 10/30/2012 3:04:36 AM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: Nervous Tick

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.


22 posted on 10/30/2012 3:05:54 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

Well, the internet’s working OK so maybe the security cameras will be, too. :-)

Prayers for y’all’s well being.


23 posted on 10/30/2012 3:08:13 AM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: Nervous Tick
Report just out that 7 subway tunnels under the East River are flooded.

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.

24 posted on 10/30/2012 3:09:55 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: AmericanInTokyo
This storm is but a distraction. The looting is nearly complete.

looter-dude-2010

25 posted on 10/30/2012 3:10:52 AM PDT by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: Nervous Tick

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.


26 posted on 10/30/2012 3:13:13 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: AmericanInTokyo

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.


27 posted on 10/30/2012 3:14:24 AM PDT by rochester_veteran ( http://RochesterConservative.com/forums)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

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 . . .


28 posted on 10/30/2012 3:17:57 AM PDT by onevoter
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Ah, the consequences of effectively no (legal) gun ownership.


29 posted on 10/30/2012 3:21:13 AM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Nervous Tick

If I recall correctly, didn’t someone shoot him in New York? :P Perhaps he should have imagined wearing a ballistic vest. :P


30 posted on 10/30/2012 3:22:50 AM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
Gangs Plan Hurricane Looting Spree Via TWITTER...

on Drudge, right column
31 posted on 10/30/2012 3:24:58 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: onevoter

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.


32 posted on 10/30/2012 3:28:49 AM PDT by dubyajam ("Life is Hard ... It's Even Harder When you're Stupid" --- John Wayne)
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To: dubyajam

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.


33 posted on 10/30/2012 3:36:36 AM PDT by onevoter
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To: AmericanInTokyo

“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.


34 posted on 10/30/2012 3:37:58 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

As long as the looters aren’t smoking or drinking 32 oz Slurpees it shouldn’t be of any concern to Bloomie.


35 posted on 10/30/2012 3:49:18 AM PDT by diplomatic_immunity
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To: tomkat
Post Katrina Gov. Barbour in Mississippisaid shooting looters would not be considered a crime.

Looting was non-existant.

36 posted on 10/30/2012 3:55:47 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: onevoter
Cynic
37 posted on 10/30/2012 3:58:31 AM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: muawiyah

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.


38 posted on 10/30/2012 4:03:03 AM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: AmericanInTokyo
Sounds like the writer is hoping that there will be looting.
There won't be any where I am.
Almost everyone here is armed.
39 posted on 10/30/2012 4:16:58 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: AmericanInTokyo
"No reports of looting or Hurricane Sandy-related crimes have been reported yet but that doesn't mean we won't see some soon."

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 ?!"

kewl

40 posted on 10/30/2012 4:19:21 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

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.


41 posted on 10/30/2012 4:26:13 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: Nervous Tick

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”.

LLS


42 posted on 10/30/2012 4:36:31 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: SECURE AMERICA
About a week after Katrina... I had an Army Colonel and Captain come to my rural Mississippi property... checking on us. I thanked them both for their service in Iraq and in Afghanistan... they were shocked... I offered a hot shower and a cold drink to them if they needed them... and they in turn said,
“No thanks... we have everything that we need. You people certainly know how to handle yourselves in an emergency... everyone wants to help us... a week ago we were both flying support mississions in New Orleans and they were shooting at us”.

LLS

43 posted on 10/30/2012 4:41:09 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: wideawake
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.

There were some who thought that right after 9-11, there’d be massive looting in NYC – didn’t happen. And I don’t think it will happen this time either. NYC is not NO.

44 posted on 10/30/2012 4:42:52 AM PDT by MD Expat in PA
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To: AmericanInTokyo
Looting is a way of life, and ANY excuse is good enough.

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".

45 posted on 10/30/2012 4:58:33 AM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: tomkat
"Shoot the bastards on sight and there'll be rapidly diminishing instances thereof."

Yup; no Repeat Offenders, and a definite reduction in Democrat Voters, too.

A two-fer.

46 posted on 10/30/2012 5:00:04 AM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: traditional1

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.


47 posted on 10/30/2012 5:04:44 AM PDT by drunknsage
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To: drunknsage
"There was no looting where I lived. ZERO. People banded together and helped each other."

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!

48 posted on 10/30/2012 5:09:17 AM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Looter Guy... making his way to NYC for some beer.


49 posted on 10/30/2012 5:09:34 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

And that would be different from four years of Obama?


50 posted on 10/30/2012 5:31:34 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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