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Outrage as Philly pushes through ban on bulletproof glass in crime-plagued neighborhood shops
Fox News ^ | 12/07/2017 | Frank Miles, Greg Norman

Posted on 12/07/2017 7:02:25 AM PST by Puppage

Democratic councilwoman says the safety measure relied on in low-income neighborhoods hurts shoppers' feelings.

Philadelphia is one step closer to getting rid of bulletproof glass in many of its small businesses as part of a larger effort to crack down on loitering, public urination and potential drug sales -- but it's triggered backlash from the shopkeepers.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: cindybass; pennsylvania; philadelphia
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Democratic councilwoman says the safety measure relied on in low-income neighborhoods hurts shoppers' feelings.

Hurts the shoppers' feeling? More like the armed robbers' feelings.

1 posted on 12/07/2017 7:02:25 AM PST by Puppage
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To: Puppage

The people who vote for her want to rob the people who don’t vote for her. She is in favor of this.


2 posted on 12/07/2017 7:04:15 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Benedict McCain is the worst traitor ever to wear the uniform of the US military.)
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To: Puppage

There should be a way to hold these clowns legally liable when the bodies start piling up.


3 posted on 12/07/2017 7:05:28 AM PST by GMMC0987
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To: Puppage

They want Trader Joes to open a store there instead of Mr Patel’s 7-11.

We put a store in South Central LA and the shrinkage was so bad, we had to remove it from all performance reports.


4 posted on 12/07/2017 7:06:39 AM PST by AppyPappy (Don't mistake your dorm political discussions with the desires of the nation)
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To: Puppage

My mom’s hometown, when it was a halfway sane place. It’s horrible what it has become.


5 posted on 12/07/2017 7:07:19 AM PST by fwdude (Why is it that the only positive things to come out of LGBT organizations are their AIDS tests?)
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To: Puppage

First time I seen bullet proof glass was on a gas station just off the Dan Ryan in Chicago in what was an all black neighborhood and where the cashier was a large, large black woman.

So if I were a Korean I would hire a black woman and put her up there and then plexiglass would be back in about 10 seconds.


6 posted on 12/07/2017 7:07:21 AM PST by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: AppyPappy

Who’s we? Are you in management with Trader Joe’s or some other chain store?


7 posted on 12/07/2017 7:09:17 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Puppage

Feelings are more important than reality. And safety. And life. Look how these idiots view terrorism.


8 posted on 12/07/2017 7:09:26 AM PST by cld51860 (Volo pro veritas)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I was at Sara Lee outlets then. We actually had to hard-code the store number in report queries to exclude it because the President got tired of seeing it at the bottom of the reports.


9 posted on 12/07/2017 7:10:43 AM PST by AppyPappy (Don't mistake your dorm political discussions with the desires of the nation)
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There will be increases in robberies and murders at these stores.

The stores will be unable to hire anyone, who is willing to risk his/her life.

The stores will shut down.

Dems will demand that some stores be opened in those neighborhoods, so that the residents have access.

Repeat.....


10 posted on 12/07/2017 7:10:51 AM PST by NEMDF
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I believe the goal is to make the stores go away rather than be easier to rob.


11 posted on 12/07/2017 7:13:33 AM PST by hanamizu
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12 posted on 12/07/2017 7:16:31 AM PST by Governor Dinwiddie
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To: Puppage

There will soon be more murdered clerks and fewer neighborhood shops. A few neighborhood citizens will die in the remaining shops from being shot while pointing guns at un glass protected clerks.


13 posted on 12/07/2017 7:17:06 AM PST by arthurus
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To: Puppage

Have they already disarmed the shop keepers too?


14 posted on 12/07/2017 7:19:26 AM PST by G Larry (There is no great virtue in bargaining with the Devil)
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To: ClearCase_guy

This is highly reminiscent of the passage of and reasons for the Sullivan Law in New York. The Mob types who supported and supplied the NYC and some State politicians and bureaucrats were losing money because the people they tried to hijack often had guns and shot the crime org’s hardworking employees.


15 posted on 12/07/2017 7:19:56 AM PST by arthurus
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Why the challenge?

Given his use of the term “shrinkage” rather than THEFT, I’d say so.


16 posted on 12/07/2017 7:24:06 AM PST by G Larry (There is no great virtue in bargaining with the Devil)
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Law of unintended consequences. In six months this idiot will be screaming racism because inner-city convenience stores will be closing up shop and disappearing at an alarming rate forcing the inner-city residents to commute distances to grocery stores to purchase convenience items.


17 posted on 12/07/2017 7:25:37 AM PST by Buckeye Battle Cry (Beer! Because you can't drink bacon!)
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To: AppyPappy

Shrinkage.

The liberal way of saying theft.


18 posted on 12/07/2017 7:25:58 AM PST by Maskot (Put every dem/lib in prison...like yesterday.)
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Liberal demonrat politics in action...demonrats are the reason bulletproof glass is needed in the first place....removing it will close the businesses clinging on in the hood....more blight......throw more money at the problem....liberalism is an agonizing, terminal disease....


19 posted on 12/07/2017 7:27:14 AM PST by TnTnTn
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To: G Larry

20 posted on 12/07/2017 7:30:50 AM PST by lacrew
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