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The looting begins: Thieves strike after superstorm
UK Daily Mail ^ | 10/31/12 | Adam Shergold

Posted on 10/31/2012 2:00:36 PM PDT by Kartographer

As New York City spent a second night plunged in darkness shameless criminals got to work looting abandoned stores and homes across the metropolis. At least 13 suspected thieves have been arrested since Hurricane Sandy struck the city around 6.30pm on Monday evening. Thousands of police and National Guard troops are patrolling the city and keeping guard in the worst-hit areas in a bid to deter any opportunistic crooks. As hundreds of thousands of the city's residents were left without power, some wily criminals posed as Con Edison energy workers to dupe their victims, reported the New York Post

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: prepparedness; preppers
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1 posted on 10/31/2012 2:00:37 PM PDT by Kartographer
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To: Kartographer

SOS

(shoot on sight)


2 posted on 10/31/2012 2:03:20 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Kartographer

Another reason why some refuse to leave until the last moment, if at all!


3 posted on 10/31/2012 2:04:23 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: Kartographer

Obama’s people


4 posted on 10/31/2012 2:04:30 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Kartographer

Go to Drudge and read ‘Looters display stolen articles on Twitter’.
Absolutely amazing. Surreal- that this trash is posting this and getting away with it.


5 posted on 10/31/2012 2:05:30 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Kartographer
At least 13 suspected thieves have been arrested

There's the problem in one short sentence. If the sentence had read at least 13 suspected looters have been shot so far the problem would be a lot less serious.

6 posted on 10/31/2012 2:06:50 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: Kartographer

Can you Tweet from an Obamaphone?


7 posted on 10/31/2012 2:07:12 PM PDT by liberty or death
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To: Kartographer

So ya wanna loot my house? Tell me punk, I "gots-ta know".

8 posted on 10/31/2012 2:07:40 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: Kartographer
Thus the reason for the 50,000 rounds of ammunition. :)
9 posted on 10/31/2012 2:10:35 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Fate plays chess and you don't find out until too late that he's been using two queens all along)
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To: appalachian_dweller; OldPossum; DuncanWaring; VirginiaMom; CodeToad; goosie; kalee; ...

Preppers’ PING!


10 posted on 10/31/2012 2:12:25 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

I’m a firm believer in shooting looters on sight.

When I was hit by a hurricane, and was the only person left in the neighborhood as everyone else had evacuated, I was certainly packing. And I was totally prepared to shoot to kill.


11 posted on 10/31/2012 2:16:40 PM PDT by greene66
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To: liberty or death
I was just going to post that these thugs are likely tweeting and taking pics from their Obamaphones.

Disgusting vermin!!


12 posted on 10/31/2012 2:17:25 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: patriot08
Prolly just a coinkydink, but there DID seem to be a pattern, ehh ?



             

13 posted on 10/31/2012 2:18:56 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: greene66

I wanna be your neighbor.

We can take turns.


14 posted on 10/31/2012 2:19:52 PM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: Kartographer

Do not be surprised if these twitters will be traced and reported by the much more law abiding twitters. Their pictures are simply an outright give away.


15 posted on 10/31/2012 2:19:53 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Jane Long

Yes! They are posting pics of loot and what they plan on doing tonight.
Boasting of getting weapons, plans to loot, rape white women. See Drudge article, ‘Shamless looters post pics.’
Rt hand side


16 posted on 10/31/2012 2:23:12 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Kartographer

They’re not looters dammit! They are dedicated Obama voting redistributing warriors.


17 posted on 10/31/2012 2:23:45 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Kartographer
You got to be understan-an-an-anding..

"You know, some people are stealing and they're making a big deal out of it. Oh, they're stealing 20 pair of jeans or they're stealing television sets. 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 touched anything in their lives. Let them touch those things for once." Celine Dion following Katrina.

18 posted on 10/31/2012 2:26:26 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Enterprise

"Let them touch those things for once."

19 posted on 10/31/2012 2:26:35 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Jane Long

We need to hit our knees and pray for this country and that “leaders” step forward. The old media will die shortly after this election if their king loses. The new media is rising fast so true leaders no longer need to fear the media bubble that all of us loathe. They willingly assist in putting people in jail for made up crimes so long as they are real Americans. All the while protecting the socialist criminals in government and these cretin scum who freely post their crimes on the internet.

1st and second ammendment. God save our country.


20 posted on 10/31/2012 2:32:04 PM PDT by liberty or death
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To: Kartographer

Shoot them on-sight. No arrests; shoot them.


21 posted on 10/31/2012 2:35:37 PM PDT by carriage_hill ("0bummer's a towering figure" - even a Garden Gnome casts a long shadow at sunset.)
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To: patriot08; Jane Long
"Yes! They are posting pics of loot and what they plan on doing tonight.
Boasting of getting weapons, plans to loot, rape white women. See Drudge article, ‘Shamless looters post pics.’"

Here's a link to that article.

22 posted on 10/31/2012 2:35:58 PM PDT by blam
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To: patriot08

Duh, any of these folks also members of the OWS?

Maybe the Occupy Wall Street counterculture has morphed into Loot Any Street?


23 posted on 10/31/2012 2:38:46 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Kartographer
History repeated: New York's 1977 blackout prompted riots, looting and mayhem causing millions of dollars worth of damage.

Depending upon the neighborhood "looting" back then was not looting.. it was part of the common practice of those days, before credit cards were so common, called lay-away.

Thus what might be looting (see photo) in New York City would part of retail sales in Los Angeles. The customers were there to retrieve their goods paid for by outrageous high prices charged to the racist white retailers in the neighborhood.

I did not make that up.. some MSM employees back then actually reported lootings as such.

24 posted on 10/31/2012 2:38:48 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: dfwgator

Hey looters, go to the 200 block of South Beach Rd., Jupiter Island, Fl. to touch some of Celine’s TVs and jeans.


25 posted on 10/31/2012 2:40:13 PM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: blam
I saw the pics of the thugs. Even Momma Thug got in on the act.

Some LEO, like Huggy Bear, knows who these disgusting thugs are.

26 posted on 10/31/2012 2:42:50 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael
my reply above said "Thus what might be looting (see photo) in New York City would part of retail sales in Los Angeles. The customers were there to retrieve their goods paid for by outrageous high prices charged to the racist white retailers in the neighborhood. "

it should say

"Thus what might be looting (see photo) in New York City would be considered part of retail sales in Los Angeles. The customers were there to retrieve their goods paid for by outrageous high prices charged by the racist white retailers in the neighborhood."

27 posted on 10/31/2012 2:44:54 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Jane Long
*Some LOE snitch, like Huggy Bear ;)
28 posted on 10/31/2012 2:44:54 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Those scum bags probably think they are entitled to loot as a form of reparations. They are not immoral people, they are amoral.


29 posted on 10/31/2012 2:54:54 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: forgotten man
"They are not immoral people, they are amoral."

Feral.

30 posted on 10/31/2012 3:15:07 PM PDT by blam
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To: carriage_hill

“Shoot them on-sight. No arrests; shoot them.”

I hope no police officers shoot them or the FR police haters will be out in force calling them thugs who should be charged.

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31 posted on 10/31/2012 3:23:12 PM PDT by Mears
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To: mikey_hates_everything
Hey looters, go to the 200 block of South Beach Rd., Jupiter Island, Fl. to touch some of Celine’s TVs and jeans.

They could just illegally download some of her songs.

32 posted on 10/31/2012 3:27:54 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Mears

This should be between us (homeowners/business owners) and the looters; the police should stay out of it. SSS.


33 posted on 10/31/2012 3:32:25 PM PDT by carriage_hill ("0bummer's a towering figure" - even a Garden Gnome casts a long shadow at sunset.)
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To: Oshkalaboomboom; headsonpikes
If the sentence had read at least 13 suspected looters have been shot so far ...

Should have read " ...at least 13 suspected looters have been shot so far and their heads prominently displayed on pikes."

34 posted on 10/31/2012 3:38:49 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: carriage_hill

“police should stay out of it. SSS.”

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So an 80 year old woman like me who knows nothing about guns should just say “Help yourself” rather than calling the police?

Hmmm !

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35 posted on 10/31/2012 3:45:45 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Kartographer; MestaMachine; KC_Lion; Godzilla; Domestic Church; dragonblustar; Oorang; jersey117; ..

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Check out article:

The looting begins: Thieves strike after superstorm

Then see photos here:

http://www.infowars.com/shameless-looters-display-stolen-goods-on-twitter/

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36 posted on 10/31/2012 4:11:50 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: LucyT

Top Mack loots Americans, why shouldn’t the rest of his tribe?


37 posted on 10/31/2012 4:26:48 PM PDT by gotribe (He's a mack-daddy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AV415yit7Zg)
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To: Mears

An well-armed neighbor is her best friend.


38 posted on 10/31/2012 4:40:30 PM PDT by carriage_hill ("0bummer's a towering figure" - even a Garden Gnome casts a long shadow at sunset.)
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To: Kartographer

Back in the 1880s, just after the Johnstown Flood, looters were shot on sight. If captured, they were immediately shot.

It was standard policy to shoot looters everywhere at that time before lib lawyers and judges got into the act.


39 posted on 10/31/2012 5:15:36 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Kartographer
I read the entire article. These criminals are criminals forever - they only stop criminal activity when they know there is law enforcement who will arrest them.

This is what we can expect at the beginning of a collapse of our economic system or any other event when there isn't enough law enforcement to control this criminal element. If power is out, the darkness is also theirs.

They will own the streets until they die from thirst or hunger or being killed from their own kind or our kind.

Someone living in lower Manhattan said today everyone goes about their business in the day time and when darkness gets there, everyone goes inside their houses. Normal people do not own their night right now. If they ran out of supplies, what would they do?

Maybe what is happening will add more preppers to the population.

40 posted on 10/31/2012 5:57:48 PM PDT by Marcella (Republican Conservatism is dead. PREPARE.)
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To: LucyT

They think they’re getting a head start on b0nehead’s redistribution. Stinkin’ animals.


41 posted on 10/31/2012 6:57:31 PM PDT by azishot (When your life is on the line, lead is worth more than gold.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
It was standard policy to shoot looters everywhere at that time before lib lawyers and judges got into the act.

As much as looting may tick us off, property and things are not worth a human life, nor are they worth opening up the possibilities to idiots to simply shoot on sight any "trespassers". I want bad things for the looters too, but I think it's a bad idea to open up that little drawer of Pandora's Box.

42 posted on 10/31/2012 7:06:07 PM PDT by Teacher317 ('Tis time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss.)
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To: Jane Long
I was just going to post that these thugs are likely tweeting and taking pics from their Obamaphones.

WE pay for those phones with a surcharge added to our cell phone bills... Seems only fair to take the free phones away from people convicted of a crime...

43 posted on 10/31/2012 7:27:01 PM PDT by GOPJ ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbOuxqK2T34)
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To: Teacher317

***As much as looting may tick us off, property and things are not worth a human life,***

Years ago, I knew some missionaries to Haiti under the rule of Papa Doc. One day they were walking through a market place and someone stole something and took off running. Almost immediately the Ton-Ton-Macutes were on him and beat the man half to death.

The missionaries were horrified at what they saw when a merchant took them aside and told them that this had to be. If they let one get away with it, everyone would do it and they would have everything stolen from them and there could be no market at all.


44 posted on 10/31/2012 8:26:45 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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45 posted on 10/31/2012 8:36:21 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Graewoulf

I traced all their identities back to some white liberal high school aged kids from New Jersey who were probably just being bone headed. One of the kids (who seemed to be an instigator) had actually impersonated a gangster / looter before during the london riots. I don’t know yet if there is an OWS angle here or just some wannabe Anonymous type.


46 posted on 10/31/2012 9:13:10 PM PDT by willyd (Don't shoot, we're Republicans!)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar; Teacher317

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“We hang horse thieves, not in order that men shall be hanged, but in order that horses shall not be stolen.”

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47 posted on 10/31/2012 9:28:33 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: willyd

” - - - I traced all their identities back to some white liberal high school - - - “

GREAT Re-Search! WOW!

The FReeper Media is alive and well with you on the job! Thanks!


48 posted on 10/31/2012 9:29:37 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: willyd

No white kids in these photos; check ‘em out:

http://www.infowars.com/shameless-looters-display-stolen-goods-on-twitter/


49 posted on 10/31/2012 9:35:33 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: tomkat

Then shoot shovel and shut up!


50 posted on 10/31/2012 9:36:19 PM PDT by dalereed
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