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Looters have come from afar to Okla. after tornado
The Associated Press ^ | June 8, 2013

Posted on 06/09/2013 2:15:32 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- Authorities say looters have come from as far away as New York and Virginia to steal from victims of last month's tornado in Moore, Okla.

The Oklahoman reports ( http://bit.ly/18UQjGJ ) that police arrested one man from Elmhurst, N.Y., and two from Virginia on misdemeanor complaints of stealing copper wire, scrap metal and other items from homes destroyed by the May 20 tornado. Twenty-four people were killed.....

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Oklahoma
KEYWORDS: looting; oklahoma; shootonsight
We shot looters during Katrina.
1 posted on 06/09/2013 2:15:32 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

All part of the “fundamentally transformed” Obamanation.


2 posted on 06/09/2013 2:18:42 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You only need to shoot a couple looter.


3 posted on 06/09/2013 2:18:58 PM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ok, we need the ‘you loot we shoot’ pic from the Rita threads.


4 posted on 06/09/2013 2:19:31 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wow, these people must have a death wish! No way would I go down there and try to steal stuff.


5 posted on 06/09/2013 2:20:51 PM PDT by mtrott
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

After Ike hit Houston, the HPD said that looters would be shot on sight. There was no looting.


6 posted on 06/09/2013 2:20:59 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I am in my sixties and have witnessed a horrific degradation of the American culture in my lifetime. It is what it is, though, it is certainly interesting....and a good time to be old.


7 posted on 06/09/2013 2:22:37 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: mtrott

Too bad they don’t show the same industry and initiative with respect to honest work.


8 posted on 06/09/2013 2:23:17 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Refuse; Resist; Rebel; Revolt!)
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To: mtrott

The people of Moore are mostly Republican and law biding. It’s NOT Chicago or some liberal city... Why would you think people who follow the law would kill looters?


9 posted on 06/09/2013 2:23:36 PM PDT by GOPJ (MSNBC is to news channels as Ringling Bros' Clown College is to Harvard University. - - Greenfield)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

OK should give them all the lead that it takes !


10 posted on 06/09/2013 2:23:43 PM PDT by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

aside from making dandy targets they make great tree ornaments too


11 posted on 06/09/2013 2:30:38 PM PDT by WorkerbeeCitizen (I'll surrender my guns alright - bullets first)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There’s always some... but balance it against the hundreds and thousands that pitched in to help out and donated time, money, and supplies. I think the balance is tipped way to the good.


12 posted on 06/09/2013 2:32:58 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: FlingWingFlyer

didn’t even know you could buy gas with an ebt card.


13 posted on 06/09/2013 2:33:31 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: GOPJ

I was thinking about people protecting THEIR OWN property. And yes I do think, after all they’ve been through, they’d shoot them.


14 posted on 06/09/2013 2:36:47 PM PDT by mtrott
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To: TurboZamboni
Much to my rage, a local Chevron had a banner out front for a while that proclaimed "EBT Accepted Here".

Is there any aspect of the moochers' lifestyles that is not subsidized?

15 posted on 06/09/2013 2:44:05 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I bet there are those who follow such disasters to defraud the federal relief funding cash cow by making false claims and such behavior. I bet they are organized and know exactly how to game the system.


16 posted on 06/09/2013 3:15:31 PM PDT by circlecity
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To: Black Agnes

I loved the photo of the “neighborhood watch” guys with the 4X8 sign after Katrina ;-)


17 posted on 06/09/2013 3:21:08 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Black Agnes
Here ya go:


18 posted on 06/09/2013 3:24:12 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Black Agnes

19 posted on 06/09/2013 3:25:21 PM PDT by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: BBell

LOL. That’s the one!

Love that pic!


20 posted on 06/09/2013 3:26:43 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: TurboZamboni

I would think such idiots would even know there is an Oklahoma.


21 posted on 06/09/2013 3:28:04 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In Louisiana you can get 3 years and a maximum of 15 years for anyone convicted of looting during an emergency. You can also get a 10,000 fine in addition to the sentence.


22 posted on 06/09/2013 3:29:06 PM PDT by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: BBell

Just charge ‘em with the new felony created in New York, “annoying a cop”.

Misdemeanor is way too light a charge for looting victims of natural disaster!


23 posted on 06/09/2013 3:42:24 PM PDT by BwanaNdege ("To learn who rules over you simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize"- Voltaire)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

24 posted on 06/09/2013 3:44:56 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: GOPJ
Why would you think people who follow the law would kill looters?

"Pour encourager les autres"

25 posted on 06/09/2013 3:48:16 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Shoot them. Call out the National Guard and shoot them.


26 posted on 06/09/2013 4:03:04 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: mtrott

Really, it’s NOT Chicago. The homeowners in Moore are Republican - they’re not lowlife violent democrats.

mtrott, you think they’d ‘shoot them’ but there haven’t been any shooting... none. What does that tell you?

It’s like the press assuming every mass killing is done by a white right winger - and then much to their amazement it’s a radical Muslim... over and over and over again... or a kid from a liberal family... or a liberal.


27 posted on 06/09/2013 4:09:03 PM PDT by GOPJ (MSNBC is to news channels as Ringling Bros' Clown College is to Harvard University. - - Greenfield)
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To: GOPJ

Catch the first Greyhound going to New York tie them to the bumper and drag them home.


28 posted on 06/09/2013 4:24:28 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Faggots.

Do it when my Mom and Sister are in the situation.

You will take a dirt nap...forever

Okies don’t threaten.

We just werk...


29 posted on 06/09/2013 4:47:09 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: BBell

They need to bring back hard labor so they could perform cleanup in the tornado area in leg chains for their 15 year sentence.


30 posted on 06/09/2013 4:50:45 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (But for an ignorant electorate Slow Joe would have become a circus clown or union thug.)
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To: DuncanWaring
The verdict did not actually state that he was to be punished in order to encourage other admirals to fight harder, and indeed clemency was recommended, but when Byng was executed - by firing squad, on the deck of HMS Monarch as it lay in Portsmouth harbour - the message seemed clear enough. Britain's navy distinguished itself during the rest of the war, although whether this was because of Byng or simply because it was a very good navy is unrecorded by history.

Enjoyable read - thanks for sharing. There are situations where acts of civil disobedience are called for - and can be quite effective - Moore's probably not that place...

Because of IRS targeting of conservatives - the left is doing everything they can to prop up the lie that conservatives are violent - that we 'deserved' to be targeted.

We need to fight that... it's just not true.

31 posted on 06/09/2013 4:51:37 PM PDT by GOPJ (MSNBC is to news channels as Ringling Bros' Clown College is to Harvard University. - - Greenfield)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
If it was legitimate scrap in these destroyed houses then I wouldn't have a problem with it. But if it comes down to personal posessions of value to the homeowner then I do have a problem with it.

Detroit could solve their blight problems if there was value on wood too rather than just copper and other metals. Let the scrappers have their way with the abandoned homes just as long as they haul out the wooden structures too........

32 posted on 06/09/2013 4:54:16 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: TurboZamboni
didn’t even know you could buy gas with an ebt card.

Here in S.E. Michigan, I've seen gas stations with big signs saying "We accept EBT cards".......

As a side note, merchants don't even care anymore about what products are being purchased on EBT cards and that goes for tobacco and alcohol products......

33 posted on 06/09/2013 4:57:53 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: Hot Tabasco

That’s because EBT cards also have cash put on them so they essentially become a debit card that can be used almost anywhere.
Just explaining since people equate EBT cards to food stamps only.


34 posted on 06/09/2013 5:42:08 PM PDT by sheana
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To: Hot Tabasco

“As a side note, merchants don’t even care anymore about what products are being purchased on EBT cards and that goes for tobacco and alcohol products..”

The cards are for food stamps and welfare. You can purchase anything you want with the welfare portion, even use them in atm’s


35 posted on 06/09/2013 6:04:51 PM PDT by Figment
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To: gorush

I am in my sixties and have witnessed a horrific degradation of the American culture in my lifetime. It is what it is, though, it is certainly interesting....and a good time to be old.

&&&
I second all of that.

Still brings a tear to my eye when I think of what one of my older sisters said to me right after the 2012 “election”: Well, we got to live during the best of it.


36 posted on 06/09/2013 6:11:39 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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To: Born to Conserve
You only need to shoot a couple looter.

Yep, and then hang their bodies by their necks from a high, visible place for all to see. Anyone caught looting or stealing from those affected by that tornado deserve to be shot.

I can't think of anything lower than stealing from someone who's just lost everything.... (oh wait: Our Congress and President do that every day!)

37 posted on 06/09/2013 6:15:01 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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