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3 arrested at KC Zoo: Big crowds, big fights
Fox4KC.com ^ | 4/8/2013 | Michelle Pekarsky and Rob Low

Posted on 04/08/2013 9:24:21 PM PDT by mykroar

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Two women and a teenage boy were arrested Sunday afternoon after a series of fights marred Free Day at the Kansas City Zoo.

Kansas City, Missouri Police arrested 40-year old Minnie Davidson for resisting arrest. Another woman, Drucilla Davidson, 20, and a 15-year old boy were both charged with assault on a police officer.

The largest fight took place at closing time in the parking lot near the main entrance. But Mary Summers from Independence, Mo., told FOX 4 there was also a huge brawl earlier in the day in the Africa section of the zoo.

“Somebody yelled, ‘Gun!’ and that’s when I just threw my kids underneath the bench and threw myself on top of them,” Summers said.

It began with two groups in their late teens and early twenties flashing gang signs at each other.

“One guy just swung and hit the one guy and that’s when the two groups came together and they started fighting,” Summers said.

The fights took place on one of the zoo’s busiest days of the year. More than 29,000 visitors showed up to take advantage of Free Day for Jackson and Clay County residents.

(Excerpt) Read more at fox4kc.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: fight; freeday; kansascity; riot; zoo
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From what I heard locally, it was just the Amish out for the nice early Spring day.
1 posted on 04/08/2013 9:24:21 PM PDT by mykroar
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To: mykroar

Free Day

Entitlement Day?


2 posted on 04/08/2013 9:27:18 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: mykroar

The Gorillas just looked at each other and said, “and they but US in cages.”


3 posted on 04/08/2013 9:27:30 PM PDT by Husker24
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To: mykroar

5 cent beer night at the zoo?


4 posted on 04/08/2013 9:27:57 PM PDT by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: mykroar

seriously........all the zoos,museums,parks,etc in this country should raise their rates except have one free day like this.....civilized people will be willing to pay for the peace.....


5 posted on 04/08/2013 9:28:29 PM PDT by cherry
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To: mykroar

Lemme guess...usual suspects?


6 posted on 04/08/2013 9:28:38 PM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: mykroar

The zoo was angry that day my FRiends.


7 posted on 04/08/2013 9:28:46 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: mykroar

I think a good way to make money and teach people a lesson about staying out of trouble is to turn prisons into people zoos. You could charge admission, have a tour guide tell you about each prisoner, have the murderer exhibit, move on to the pedophile house etc.


8 posted on 04/08/2013 9:29:02 PM PDT by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: mykroar

Evidently the wrong species are in cages at the zoo.


9 posted on 04/08/2013 9:29:59 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: mykroar
One of these days, I hope National Review and Rich Lowry have the courage to apologize to John Derbyshire after firing him for his common sense essay about racial violence.
10 posted on 04/08/2013 9:31:44 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: Jyotishi; Husker24

Ha, ha! You are both right.


11 posted on 04/08/2013 9:32:10 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: mykroar

At a Zoo? How ironic.


12 posted on 04/08/2013 9:32:49 PM PDT by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: mykroar

I took a wild guess on the article and even used google on the “real” story..

it involved the “yeahhh boyyyyyy” crowd..


13 posted on 04/08/2013 9:37:08 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: mykroar
From what I heard locally, it was just the Amish out for the nice early Spring day.

Funny. The video was of interviews of all "white" witnesses. Nothing of the perps. I hate this occupation.
14 posted on 04/08/2013 9:42:44 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: BigCinBigD
At a Zoo? How ironic.

Doubly... "there was also a huge brawl earlier in the day in the Africa section of the zoo. "

15 posted on 04/08/2013 9:43:31 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: mykroar

People should react towards these feral “yoots” the way they do to Pit Bulls.

Personally, I love Pit Bulls. But, if their handlers are corrupt and evil, the dogs are, too.

(I’m talkin’ to YOU, Democrat “handlers”.)


16 posted on 04/08/2013 9:43:43 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: tumblindice; Gamecock; Larry Lucido

Like an old man trying to send back soup in a deli!


17 posted on 04/08/2013 9:43:44 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: mykroar

They should release the Lions, Tigers, Bears, Crocodiles, poisonous snakes, and Gators on the rioters.


18 posted on 04/08/2013 9:43:59 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (If most people were more than keyboard warriors, we might have won the election)
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To: riri

Yes! Feral Amish just doing what they do best!


19 posted on 04/08/2013 9:49:26 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: F15Eagle

I remember reading a book by a guy named Steinbeck about something similiar.
It was called “The Apes of Wrath”, but it was 11th grade English & I was dozing.


20 posted on 04/08/2013 9:50:39 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: GeronL
Certainly weren't concerned about missing school for "free day at the zoo!"

The term "zoo day" seems very apropos!

21 posted on 04/08/2013 9:52:00 PM PDT by zerosix (Native sunflower)
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To: mykroar

At The Zoo
by Simon and Garfunkel

Someone told me
It’s all happening at the zoo.
I do believe it,
I do believe it’s true.

Mmmmm. Mmmmm. Whoooa. Mmmmm.

It’s a light and tumble journey
From the East Side to the park;
Just a fine and fancy ramble
To the zoo.

But you can take the crosstown bus
If it’s raining or it’s cold,
And the animals will love it
If you do.
If you do.

Something tells me
It’s all happening at the zoo.
I do believe it,
I do believe it’s true.

Mmmmm. Mmmmm. Whoooa. Mmmmm.

The monkeys stand for honesty,
Giraffes are insincere,
And the elephants are kindly but
They’re dumb.
Orangutans are skeptical
Of changes in their cages,
And the zookeeper is very fond of rum.

Zebras are reactionaries,
Antelopes are missionaries,
Pigeons plot in secrecy,
And hamsters turn on frequently.
What a gas! You gotta come and see
At the zoo.
At the zoo.
At the zoo.
At the zoo.
At the zoo.
At the zoo.
At the zoo.
At the zoo.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qg0IIZGdmJI

This would make for great bumper music for Feral Amish Updates!


22 posted on 04/08/2013 9:53:24 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: GeronL
Entitlement Day?

(from the article)

The fights took place on one of the zoo’s busiest days of the year. More than 29,000 visitors showed up to take advantage of Free Day for Jackson and Clay County residents.

The zoo offers free day four times a year for those residents because voters in those two counties passed a sales tax to subsidize zoo operations.

23 posted on 04/08/2013 9:56:43 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: UCANSEE2

So, in a way I am correct. Zoo welfare.


24 posted on 04/08/2013 9:57:26 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Husker24

Finally.... a real reason for monkeys to throw poop at visitors.


25 posted on 04/08/2013 9:58:46 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: GeronL

Well.... for those who don’t pay sales tax because everything they have is stolen.... yes.


26 posted on 04/08/2013 10:00:21 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: UCANSEE2
The zoo offers free day four times a year for those residents because voters in those two counties passed a sales tax to subsidize zoo operations.

Yeah. They deserve "free" days.

After all, those sales taxes on EBT and SNAP cards are heavy lifting, man. They are really carrying the freight for us other yokels who actually get up in the morning and go to work at a job!!

27 posted on 04/08/2013 10:02:57 PM PDT by Gritty (Our masters in Washington are afraid of a populace which cannot be subdued by tyrants-Jeff Cooper)
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To: mykroar

The gorillas sat in their public housing, looking out with their paranoid eyes.


28 posted on 04/08/2013 10:10:22 PM PDT by MNDude (Have you ever noticed how many hate filled atheists there are on the Internet?)
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To: zeestephen

“One of these days, I hope National Review and Rich Lowry have the courage to apologize to John Derbyshire after firing him for his common sense essay about racial violence.”

FWIW, I cancelled my subscription to NR over that and I let them know why. I had been a subscriber for over 10 years. The response? Crickets...
I got the hint.


29 posted on 04/08/2013 10:10:28 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: mykroar
Flashing gang signs? Sounds familiar:

 photo amish9_zps46bad28f.jpg

30 posted on 04/08/2013 10:12:56 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: mykroar

And that should be the last of “free” day which really isn’t free anyhow. The rest of the paying visitors cover the cost with higher admission the rest of the year...and now that cost is higher with the added cost of the disturbance.

Does no one understand that socialism does not work. Want to go to the zoo, work and save your money. Or at least save if you are on the public dole.


31 posted on 04/08/2013 10:17:45 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: LukeL

Wow, what a concept. They would have to be behind glass though. Think I saw somewhere that was tried and they threw feces at the people walking through.


32 posted on 04/08/2013 10:20:33 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: doorgunner69

Let me see if I am following this correctly.

Voters from 2 counties voted FOR subsidies so they get 4 free days a year.
Would think if they charged for the 4 days probably wouldn’t need the subsidy BUT the crowd that showed up probably wouldn’t be there if they had to pay anyway.

NOW, assuming the people that voted didn’t have to show ID, and if it was restricted to 2 counties doesn’t that mean that they would have to show some kind of ID to prove they lived in one of the counties, BUT it is demeaning to have them show an ID to vote...

Guess that works for me.....


33 posted on 04/08/2013 10:21:25 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 --I turn 75 next year- but remember, that's only 24 Celsius. (TKS R. Reagan))
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To: mykroar

Global warming is to blame.


34 posted on 04/08/2013 10:25:06 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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Deadbeat day. There for the Free Stuff. A shiftless underclass that is a permanent drag on the economy and a sickness at the heart of our social fabric. Our punishment for the historical crime of slavery.


35 posted on 04/08/2013 11:12:09 PM PDT by Godwin1
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Re: “The historical crime of slavery.”

Can I get “The Innocence Project” to appeal my life sentence?

Both of my great-grandfathers were Lutheran ministers, both were Illinois farmers, both voted for Lincoln, and both were wounded in the Civil War.


36 posted on 04/09/2013 12:10:00 AM PDT by zeestephen
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To: zeestephen

Whoops.

Meant great-great-grandfathers.


37 posted on 04/09/2013 12:11:40 AM PDT by zeestephen
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To: zerosix

As does “Free”.


38 posted on 04/09/2013 1:20:17 AM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: xrmusn

Yeah, yeah...pullin’ that logic card again.


39 posted on 04/09/2013 1:24:20 AM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: mykroar

flashing gang signs... right there, black ferals, confirmed.


40 posted on 04/09/2013 1:24:21 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: tumblindice

like big rhonda tryin to return worn hair extensions to her sassy homosexual stylist.

/seinfeld paraphrase


41 posted on 04/09/2013 1:27:17 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: LukeL

Have you ever seen monkeys masturbating in a cage? I have a feeling it would be much more prevalent in a prison zoo.


42 posted on 04/09/2013 2:24:48 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: mykroar
Detroit; Driver Shot In The Head, Mob Loots Body After Crash
43 posted on 04/09/2013 2:46:54 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: mykroar

Typical money printer behavior.


44 posted on 04/09/2013 3:43:42 AM PDT by exPBRrat
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To: riri

“two groups in their late teens and early twenties flashing gang signs at each other.”

Possibly the local chess club.


45 posted on 04/09/2013 4:01:57 AM PDT by BinaryBoy (Socialism is slavery)
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To: mykroar

It’s always the case at any “Free” day. In just a few short months, various cities will be having “FREE” day at the beach, “Free” 4th of July concerts, “Free” Memorial Day at the park, etc etc...and every year there are riots courtesy of the feral urban youth....without fail.


46 posted on 04/09/2013 5:03:49 AM PDT by ItsOurTimeNow ("This ain't no party, this ain't no disco, this ain't no foolin' around.")
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Simon and Garfunkel, now there’s two guys I always suspected...


47 posted on 04/09/2013 5:25:14 AM PDT by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: mykroar

Marlen Perkins....please pick up the courtesy phone.


48 posted on 04/09/2013 5:26:28 AM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

OK, on the positive side, this was described as “fights”:

I expected a “fight” to be 10 blacks jumping on an elderly white guy.

Instead it actually was a “fight” between feral groups.


49 posted on 04/09/2013 5:30:41 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: AppyPappy

That’s “Marlin”.... I happen to know, for some reason to remain my own.


50 posted on 04/09/2013 5:31:18 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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