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Does This Boston Mural Contain a Hidden Terrorist Message? (Saw it with my own eyes last night.)
The Atlantic Cities ^ | August 12, 2012 | John Metcalfe

Posted on 05/05/2013 10:40:18 AM PDT by Maceman

NOTE: I was driving in Boston on Atlantic Ave. late yesterday afternoon. I haven't been to that part of the city in a couple of years. All of a sudden, I spotted this HUGE mural on the side of a building. I really could not believe my eyes.

You can read the accompanying article here.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: boston; justugly; massachusetts; waronterror

1 posted on 05/05/2013 10:40:18 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: Maceman

Obvious yes. Hidden?


2 posted on 05/05/2013 10:45:16 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Maceman
To me it looks like an invitation for a Crusader Paintball attack. First impression.
Add a couple of pigs and it would be perfect.
3 posted on 05/05/2013 10:47:18 AM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: Maceman
WOW! Many of the comments below the twitter comments are extreme. Plenty of agents for the enemy there in those comments.
4 posted on 05/05/2013 10:48:25 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Maceman

It’s ugly as hell. But ‘colorful’, right?


5 posted on 05/05/2013 10:48:55 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Maceman

Bart Simpson converted to Islam?

Islam is a distorted world view with no depth?

The Sequester left the National Endowment for the Arts unscathed?

Islam causes liver disease and jaundice?

Saudis fund bad art?

(I’ve seen much better graffiti on boxcars.)


6 posted on 05/05/2013 10:51:00 AM PDT by noprogs (Borders, Language, Culture....all should be preserved)
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To: Maceman

All murals have a message, or they wouldn’t be murals.

This one seems to be, “Women who dress in burkas have no fashion sense.”


7 posted on 05/05/2013 10:51:35 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Maceman
Ahhh.... Boston... the town that paints Ho Chi Minh murals on their gas tanks.


8 posted on 05/05/2013 10:52:03 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Maceman

Ya know, I never saw a giant mural in my state of a person dressed in the national garb of Romania or Poland.

When are my LEGAL immigrant Grandparents going to be honored?


9 posted on 05/05/2013 10:53:18 AM PDT by bimboeruption (Clinging to my Bible and my HK.)
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To: Maceman

Gads — it is hideous!


10 posted on 05/05/2013 10:54:09 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Maceman

If you build it, we will blow it.


11 posted on 05/05/2013 10:56:46 AM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: Maceman

I expect Boston to permit a mosque to be built in the neighborhood of the bombing site.


12 posted on 05/05/2013 11:01:15 AM PDT by airborne (MY HEROES DON'T WEAR CAPES. MY HEROES WEAR DOG TAGS ! ! !)
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To: Maceman

People get blown apart by islamists in Boston while Boston celebrates islamism.


13 posted on 05/05/2013 11:02:57 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: airborne
I wonder if the muslims build altars at places they consider “holy” like Abraham, Moses... did in the Old Testament.
14 posted on 05/05/2013 11:06:02 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: Maceman

Burn it down.


15 posted on 05/05/2013 11:09:42 AM PDT by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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To: Maceman

Who owns the building?
If they have ties to middle east, muslims, etc. then I would think those would be VERY GOOD avenues of investigation.
HELLO? PAGING MR. HOLDER? YOUR PARTY OF 50,000 JIHADIS IN THE US IS WAITING. THEY HAVE A TABLE JUST FOR YOU.


16 posted on 05/05/2013 11:10:26 AM PDT by jim999
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To: Maceman

The Danish cartoonist had hits put out on him and his newspaper so what about these guys who paint an entire wall of mohammad in his pjs? Ack, and what about that link to the wall painting with genitals and little kids walking past? Sick. Ugly sick.


17 posted on 05/05/2013 11:12:04 AM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: Maceman

Terrorist and it’s ugly.


18 posted on 05/05/2013 11:12:34 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Maceman

What ugly graffiti.


19 posted on 05/05/2013 11:19:22 AM PDT by tioga
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To: bimboeruption; Maceman

And NO Bostonian protests, hmmm???


20 posted on 05/05/2013 11:19:41 AM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: Maceman
i guess Bostonians must like/approve of it since it hasn't been defaced
21 posted on 05/05/2013 11:23:21 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Maceman

It looks like it was done by a retarded 10-year-old. And apologies to mentally-challenged 10-year-olds everywhere.


22 posted on 05/05/2013 11:25:23 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: Maceman

What’s it called? Pacman does Islam?


23 posted on 05/05/2013 11:27:45 AM PDT by csmusaret (America is more divided today , not because of the problems we face but because of Obama's solutions)
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To: MestaMachine

Is that a terrorist message or a gay one?


24 posted on 05/05/2013 11:31:12 AM PDT by DPMD
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To: Maceman
It's supposed to be a picture of a young graffiti artist, but it's clear that the artists wanted to stir up controversy.

They put the suggestion of terrorism in the mural and wanted to see who would respond and how.

Then they could deny that it was their intention to portray a terrorist, and the media could stigmatize people who saw a terrorist in the picture as "bigots" or "racists."

There's no straightforward "meaning" of the picture, but if you see a terrorist, you've picked up on more of the artists' intention than the people (and there are a lot of them online) do who ridicule or poo-poo or throw up their hands at your interpretation.

25 posted on 05/05/2013 11:40:54 AM PDT by x
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To: Maceman

Is this pink thing over the face tethered to a assymetrical end of a gas-mask? It looses its clarity as a scarf.


26 posted on 05/05/2013 11:45:04 AM PDT by Texas Songwriter (')
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Whatever else it is, it sucks.

Thanks Maceman.


27 posted on 05/05/2013 11:59:20 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Maceman

Boston is ripe for a JESUS IS LORD OVER BOSTON billboard.


28 posted on 05/05/2013 12:02:44 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever ((Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!))
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To: Maceman

It is time for a JESUS IS LORD OVER BOSTON billboard.


29 posted on 05/05/2013 12:04:03 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever ((Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!))
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If there are any balls in the Kennedy family, they’ed remove their names from the gateway.


30 posted on 05/05/2013 12:05:17 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: danamco
And NO Bostonian protests, hmmm???

What else would one expect.

31 posted on 05/05/2013 12:09:53 PM PDT by Digger
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To: Maceman

There are probably a few symbols on this thing. I don’t know. The question is why is this thing there? This is not art.


32 posted on 05/05/2013 12:27:20 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: Maceman

33 posted on 05/05/2013 1:10:08 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: stars & stripes forever
Boston is ripe for a JESUS IS LORD OVER BOSTON billboard.

Would love to see that!

34 posted on 05/05/2013 1:27:21 PM PDT by Faith
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To: Maceman

It’s a blatant sign welcoming all terrorists to Boston - there bidding will done. Just like IRA was spray painted on Fed highway i93 in Boston for 25 years, welcoming the IRA while Whitey Bulger did his work with them.


35 posted on 05/05/2013 1:27:27 PM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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Thanks Maceman. Ive contacted the Mayor’s and Gov’s office many times abt this terrorist mural after the Marathon bombing.


36 posted on 05/05/2013 1:33:24 PM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: Maceman
a butt ugly piece of (not art) No windows in that building? looks more like a balloon
37 posted on 05/05/2013 2:19:31 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: stars & stripes forever
Boston is ripe for a JESUS IS LORD OVER BOSTON billboard.

I like it!

Of course, Mumbles would lead the charge against it...

38 posted on 05/05/2013 2:54:41 PM PDT by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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