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Photobomb may have sparked Kim Pham's deadly beating outside California nightclub
Daily News ^ | Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 1:13 PM | Carol Kuruvilla

Posted on 01/22/2014 2:56:42 PM PST by Zhang Fei

The violent late-night fight that ended with the death of a 23-year-old California woman might have been sparked by a photobomb, a source told the LA Times.

According to a friend, Kim Pham accidentally walked right in front of a camera while another group was snapping photos outside of The Crosby lounge in Santa Ana on Saturday. A verbal argument erupted between Pham's friends and the other group, which quickly dissolved into a brawl as the young woman was pummeled into the ground.

Pham did not survive the beating. She was declared brain dead and taken off life support Tuesday.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; assault; aztlan; beatdown; california; cellphonerage; illegals; kimpham; laraza; mexico; murder; pham; reconquista; zavala
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1 posted on 01/22/2014 2:56:42 PM PST by Zhang Fei
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To: Zhang Fei

American decadence on display. Wonder how many of her attacker’s were high on Obama’s drug of choice. The demented in America clearly outnumber the rational.


2 posted on 01/22/2014 3:02:41 PM PST by allendale
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To: Zhang Fei
My God, she's gorgeous.

I use my imagination in so many ways in trying to understand why people do what they do, and I can't see this one at all.

No matter how pissed she made me ... once i smelled her perfume, or saw her pixie face ... no ... I don't see this one at all.

Clubbers are animals

3 posted on 01/22/2014 3:03:23 PM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: Zhang Fei

Tragic


4 posted on 01/22/2014 3:03:27 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: allendale

crack cocaine?


5 posted on 01/22/2014 3:03:41 PM PST by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: Zhang Fei

Beautiful girl— I don’t understand the world today.


6 posted on 01/22/2014 3:12:10 PM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheelbarrow)
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To: allendale

I wouldnt be surprised if all of the attackers were high on pot..turns out the fire that occurred in Glendora was caused by 3 guys sitting around an illegal campfire doing weed..but hey according to Obama its all good


7 posted on 01/22/2014 3:16:19 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Zhang Fei

I wonder if, having accidentally walked into someone’s photo, Ms. Pham and her friends could have said, “Oh, we’re sorry. Didn’t mean to!” and walked away.


8 posted on 01/22/2014 3:17:06 PM PST by Tax-chick (What did you think would happen?)
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To: Zhang Fei

No pics of the attackers? Could they be Amish?


9 posted on 01/22/2014 3:19:09 PM PST by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Zhang Fei

Gees they could have taken another picture?
Warning, just stay away from any group of people!


10 posted on 01/22/2014 3:20:16 PM PST by Red_Devil 232 ((VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!))
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To: allendale; Revolting cat!

Can’t be. I’m told that cellphone users are always very respectful of others and never threaten deadly violence with popcorn or fists.


11 posted on 01/22/2014 3:20:16 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: Sarah Barracuda
“I wouldnt be surprised if all of the attackers were high on pot”

Pot turns most people into vegetables, not violent attackers.

12 posted on 01/22/2014 3:20:28 PM PST by Dalberg-Acton
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To: Red_Devil 232

Warning, stay away from anyone with the electronic pacifier in their hand. They are most likely mentally unstable.


13 posted on 01/22/2014 3:21:03 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: Dalberg-Acton

The Knockout Game king who went several rounds before getting shot (a resume enhancer for thugs) said that he’d get stoned (typical phrase for those who smoke pot) before going out to attack his victims.


14 posted on 01/22/2014 3:22:28 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: Zhang Fei

Vanesa Zavala has been named as the first suspect in the murder of Kim Pham outside of a Santa Ana, California, nightclub.


15 posted on 01/22/2014 3:23:30 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Ghost of SVR4
crack cocaine?

Parents, academica, and community organizers who tell them that they've been victimized their whole life by "others".

16 posted on 01/22/2014 3:23:44 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: Zhang Fei

Dear Lord, I do not understand this.


17 posted on 01/22/2014 3:25:55 PM PST by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: Zhang Fei

Frickin’ animals out there.


18 posted on 01/22/2014 3:27:54 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Mad Dawgg

Only if “Amish” speak Spanish. Few blacks live in Orange County.


19 posted on 01/22/2014 3:28:50 PM PST by NathanR
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To: Zhang Fei
Somehow I think a jealous FUGLY CHICANA started this mess. It started with jealousy which soon became a hate crime.

Check Mexico for the perps. Or maybe even Santa Ana which is over 75% illegal aliens.

20 posted on 01/22/2014 3:35:38 PM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: knarf

according to the article she was fighting with one girl on the girl pulling each other hair and another girl just walked up and kicked her in the head... and that was the end of it. One kick to the head and she was brain dead.


21 posted on 01/22/2014 3:37:42 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: CivilWarBrewing
Somehow I think a jealous FUGLY CHICANA started this mess. It started with jealousy which soon became a hate crime. Check Mexico for the perps. Or maybe even Santa Ana which is over 75% illegal aliens.

I think people get the impression, from the movies, that fights can go on and on, with kicks and punches being exchanged, and both parties walk away unscathed except for a few bruises. The assailants found out, during this altercation, that kicks to the head can be lethal. They should get multi-decade prison terms as a deterrent.

22 posted on 01/22/2014 3:41:23 PM PST by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Someone should do a study to determine what percentage of violent crimes are influenced by marijuana. Does pot makes killing ‘funny’?


23 posted on 01/22/2014 3:41:33 PM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Does it dull the pain/regret of doing harm to another?


24 posted on 01/22/2014 3:44:58 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: a fool in paradise

I laughed when I first read your post.....but after a,’hey wait a minute’ thing, I think your thoughts are 100% dead on the money. Outstanding!


25 posted on 01/22/2014 3:45:24 PM PST by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

There are a lot of pot heads in my part of NM.

They are pretty passive, more so than ordinary people I think. Not remotely violent.

They are, however, completely useless people with zero motivation.


26 posted on 01/22/2014 3:51:55 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

A lot of marijuana users also drink and use other drugs.


27 posted on 01/22/2014 3:53:55 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Irenic

God rest her soul.

28 posted on 01/22/2014 3:54:07 PM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: dfwgator

And there are some people that just have a mean streak.


29 posted on 01/22/2014 3:55:52 PM PST by tacticalogic
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To: TheThirdRuffian

Passive? The Boston Bombers were pot heads to the extreme. James Holmes was too, I think. And the Virginia Tech killer, etc, etc, and ETC!!!!!!


30 posted on 01/22/2014 4:00:31 PM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Mad Dawgg
Gettin' a little tired of the contextual use of the word Amish when talking about minority people. Think I'll start calling white people feces. Hey, I wonder if the winner of today's NASCAR race is feces?

Amish people are kind and hard-working members of society. But you feces continually use their designation in a derogatory way.
31 posted on 01/22/2014 4:01:43 PM PST by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: CivilWarBrewing
Passive? The Boston Bombers were pot heads to the extreme. James Holmes was too, I think. And the Virginia Tech killer, etc, etc, and ETC!!!!!!

Mark Wahlberg was addicted to cocaine in his mid-teens. He was hyper-aggressive. How much of that was the cocaine, and how much was Wahlberg being Wahlberg is an open question:

At 16, Wahlberg approached a middle-aged Vietnamese man on the street and, using a large wooden stick, knocked him unconscious while yelling a racial epithet. That same day, he also attacked another Vietnamese man, leaving the victim permanently blind in one eye.[12][13]

For these crimes, Wahlberg was charged with attempted murder, pleaded guilty to assault, and was sentenced to two years in state prison at Boston's Deer Island House of Correction. He served 45 days of his sentence.[12][14] In another incident, the 21-year-old Wahlberg fractured the jaw of a neighbor in an unprovoked attack.[15] Commenting in 2006 on his past crimes, Wahlberg has stated: "I did a lot of things that I regret, and I have certainly paid for my mistakes." He said the right thing to do would be to try to find the blinded man and make amends, and admitted he has not done so, but added that he was no longer burdened by guilt: "You have to go and ask for forgiveness and it wasn't until I really started doing good and doing right by other people, as well as myself, that I really started to feel that guilt go away. So I don't have a problem going to sleep at night. I feel good when I wake up in the morning."[16]

32 posted on 01/22/2014 4:05:41 PM PST by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: knarf

Her prettiness was probably one of the reasons why they killed her. Envy.


33 posted on 01/22/2014 4:06:06 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: Mad Dawgg

I read they were Hispanic, but the story may have changed in the last 24 hours.


34 posted on 01/22/2014 4:06:35 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: righttackle44
"Gettin' a little tired of the contextual use of the word Amish when talking about minority people."

Noted

Also I am going to put that on my list of things I will eventually get around to caring about...

It will fit nicely between "Did Hitler felt pain when he offed himself."

And "Does Nancy Pelosi cry herself to sleep because she lost the Speaker's Gavel?"

35 posted on 01/22/2014 4:07:53 PM PST by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: righttackle44

Really?? Are you really a dolt? Do you not see that if a perp isn’t Caucasian, their race is never mentioned?

It’s /sarc against the media.

Get over it, Francis!


36 posted on 01/22/2014 4:10:00 PM PST by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: righttackle44

“But you feces continually use their designation in a derogatory way.”

False. It’s used in a euphemistic way. A code word if you will. “Feces” therefore would not work as a code word for “Whites”. Thus, whenever you hear about Whites doing something generally out of character for Whites (e.g. rioting over court cases in which a White man who was obviously guilty was in fact convicted, or a White man fathering 10 to 20 children by 7 to 13 different mothers, or a White family living on welfare for 4 generations, or Whites failing school because getting good grades would be a betrayal of their race, etc). the proper euphemistic term would be “Black” - the exact opposite of White. Wouldn’t that just create more problems?


37 posted on 01/22/2014 4:12:23 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

Back when I waited tables, we referred to them as “Canadians.”

“Dang it, they just seated me with a bunch of Canadians, so much for getting a tip.”


38 posted on 01/22/2014 4:14:36 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: allendale
attacker’s

Death to all misplaced apostrophes!!

39 posted on 01/22/2014 4:17:40 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Zhang Fei

What is it the Nazi ‘RATS like to say? “We don’t need guns in a civilized society”. I wonder what the —— they’re talking about. I know they aren’t talking about this country.


40 posted on 01/22/2014 4:21:12 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: CivilWarBrewing
Someone should do a study to determine what percentage of violent crimes are influenced by marijuana.

Marijuana tends to act more like a depressant than a stimulus on the mind and body. That's an inexact explanation, but about as close as I can get to describing what it does to a person.

Pot heads tend to be too mellow to do much of anything exciting. Their adrenaline is pretty much turned off.

41 posted on 01/22/2014 4:22:52 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Zhang Fei
"I think people get the impression, from the movies, that fights can go on and on, with kicks and punches being exchanged, and both parties walk away unscathed except for a few bruises. The assailants found out, during this altercation, that kicks to the head can be lethal. They should get multi-decade prison terms as a deterrent."

True. Fighters tend to keep their neck muscles tight, keeping the head from moving fast and far enough to bruise the brain. Anyone taking an unexpected hard shot to the head might be unable to wake up, especially someone with weak neck muscles (PKA, '70s).


42 posted on 01/22/2014 4:35:10 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: Windflier
Pot heads tend to be too mellow to do much of anything exciting. Their adrenaline is pretty much turned off.

Except when it's laced with PCP or other substances. More common among lower tier societal elements than faculty members, suburbanites, and hipsters.

Secondly,while not necessarily direct instigators, even the non-laced smokers find themselves in venues where they become easy prey or through the haze of general oblivion misread social signals and cause offense.

Just my two cents based on observation since the sixties. It is what it is and not worth arguing over. Have a good one.

43 posted on 01/22/2014 4:44:09 PM PST by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: a fool in paradise

Well, if the girl had popcorn, they could’ve called the nearest retired jackboot to shoot her in front of her family.


44 posted on 01/22/2014 4:59:39 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: Zhang Fei

Cambodian street gangs are down right evil. If these perps know what’s good for them, they will leave the country and go back to meheeko, where they belong.

Oh, and if a Cambodian street gang does decide to take up the cause, these perps won’t be safe even in meheeko chitty.

This will be interesting to watch.


45 posted on 01/22/2014 5:14:30 PM PST by ConradofMontferrat ( According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: Windflier
While pot smokers may be passive, they sure conjure up some twisted ideas while stoned. One look at South Park and guts flying everywhere is testimony to that.

Pot-smoking causes users to trivialize horrible things and even laugh at them.

46 posted on 01/22/2014 5:19:00 PM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Zhang Fei

Vanesa Tapia Zavala, a 25 year old mother of a 5 year old from Santa Ana, has been
charged with one felony count of murder for her role in the death of 23-year-old
Annie Kim Pham in Santa Ana. She is being held in lieu of $1 million bail, if
convicted she faces 15 years to life in prison.

47 posted on 01/22/2014 5:56:50 PM PST by concentric circles
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To: a fool in paradise; CivilWarBrewing

You see more violent episodes with the younger crowd because it’s never just Marijuana. It’s Booze, opiates, cocains, synthetics, contrary reaction to Benzodiazapams and other abused drugs.

The violence is during the actual transaction, involves the dealer and/or money and involves somebody feeling like they are getting ripped off (stoned or not), and not much of a result from actually getting stoned.

There’s so many other factors involved and it’s easy to blame Marijuana, there are advocates the freely admit that the illegal-ness of the Marijuana transaction and the black market prices are what really cause the violence (dealer and cartel) and think decriminalizing Marijuana use and possession would save us a bunch of money and help us get rid of people that shouldn’t be in the gene pool anyway.


48 posted on 01/22/2014 6:21:45 PM PST by Usagi_yo
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To: vladimir998

He was a white hispanic


49 posted on 01/22/2014 8:55:20 PM PST by Insigne123 (It is the soldier, not the community organizer, who gives us freedom of the press)
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To: dfwgator

“A lot of marijuana users also drink and use other drugs.”

A lot of non-marijuana users also drink and use other drugs, too.

MJ — which I don’t use and never have used — is a depressant. Overall, it makes people shiftless and useless, not manic killers.

I would contrast that to the armed police thugs that pulled me from my pickup on my own ranch -— trespassing -— looking for “drug dealers” -— I subsequently learned they had poached an elk on my property, to boot.


50 posted on 01/23/2014 7:14:35 AM PST by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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