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Seattle woman 'marries' building in attempt to save it
NCCN ^ | 1/30/2012

Posted on 01/29/2012 7:28:52 PM PST by NavyCanDo

SEATTLE - A very unique wedding in Seattle on Sunday afternoon as people came to witness the union of a woman - and a building. In order to save a building from demolition, a Babylonia Aivaz “married” it.

Aivaz said "I do" to the warehouse on 10th and Union on Capitol Hill. She said she fell in love with the 107-year-old building during an Occupy Seattle protest and doesn't want to see it torn down to make room for a brand-new apartment building.

"I hope that America wakes up and realizes that gentrification is a serous issue that affects poor people, especially people of color, and we really need to stand up and do something about what's happening in our neighborhoods all over the country," she said.

"When I look at this building I see a community center, I see a community art space, i see a homeless shelter, I see free childcare, I don't see a building, I see a space that can address all the needs of our neighborhood.”

The union will probably be pretty short-lived - demolition is already underway.


TOPICS: Extended News; Miscellaneous; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: occupy; occupyseattle; occupywallstreet; ows; seattle
Just your average Seattle leftie
1 posted on 01/29/2012 7:28:57 PM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: NavyCanDo

Lunatic lefty..and the person that performed the official marriage needs their head examined. =.=


2 posted on 01/29/2012 7:32:16 PM PST by cranked
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To: NavyCanDo

...I see crazy people. LOL


3 posted on 01/29/2012 7:32:51 PM PST by World'sGoneInsane
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To: NavyCanDo

How blindingly stupid. Not sure I’ll ever get used to the left’s mindset. I hope I don’t.


4 posted on 01/29/2012 7:33:07 PM PST by TheZMan (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2794639/posts)
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To: NavyCanDo

Maybe they can hire ObamaCare Demolition Co. to knock it down.


5 posted on 01/29/2012 7:35:01 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Hey America! Your President's DOJ is taking the Fifth Amendment! How do you feel about that?)
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To: TheZMan

How about she can have it as long as she can find another place to put it.


6 posted on 01/29/2012 7:35:01 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: NavyCanDo

Photos of this strange collection of nuts.

http://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/Seattle-woman-marries-warehouse-2827447.php


7 posted on 01/29/2012 7:35:29 PM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: NavyCanDo
especially people of color

If it rains outside, some will say:

"Those who walk around without umbrellas are expected to get wet."

"Especially people of color."

8 posted on 01/29/2012 7:36:57 PM PST by DNA.2012
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To: NavyCanDo

She was last seen mounting a nuel post


9 posted on 01/29/2012 7:37:16 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: NavyCanDo
We report, you decide: GUILTY or NOT GUILTY?


10 posted on 01/29/2012 7:38:47 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: NavyCanDo
She must be freaking stupid, I can see that!
11 posted on 01/29/2012 7:39:18 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: NavyCanDo
When she sits around the house, she really sits around the house?
12 posted on 01/29/2012 7:39:18 PM PST by null and void (Day 1104 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: NavyCanDo

The Onion has nothing on the West Coast.


13 posted on 01/29/2012 7:40:00 PM PST by Cato in PA (1/26/12: Bloody Thursday)
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To: NavyCanDo

This is quite common in Seattle.

People marry objects, pets, same gender whatever.

Progressive, visionary types love Seattle. Its the weather.

Here is an example of a typical wedding in Portland:

It is the same in Portland.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHjRsPw976Y&feature=relmfu


14 posted on 01/29/2012 7:40:19 PM PST by garjog (If not Newt, who?)
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To: NavyCanDo

This is going to end in a divorce when she learns that her warehouse is seeing a parking garage on the side.


15 posted on 01/29/2012 7:40:48 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Revolting cat!

gentrification.... the opposite of making it into a ghetto?


16 posted on 01/29/2012 7:40:55 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: NavyCanDo

“About 30 people attended Aivaz’s wedding, which she says is a gay marriage because the building is a woman.”


17 posted on 01/29/2012 7:41:12 PM PST by null and void (Day 1104 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: NavyCanDo

So the building is going down?


18 posted on 01/29/2012 7:41:47 PM PST by FishinTX (Annoy liberals, VOTE NEWT.)
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To: NavyCanDo

really wish I didn’t click on your link, thanks for that. I was about to head to bed, now my dreams will be terrorized by what has been seen.


19 posted on 01/29/2012 7:43:04 PM PST by Bulwyf
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To: NavyCanDo
if fags can get hitched, well...
20 posted on 01/29/2012 7:44:53 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: NavyCanDo

It should be on ballot. We should allow this marriage.


21 posted on 01/29/2012 7:48:17 PM PST by jennychase
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To: Chode

Well, buildings don’t rape and sodomize kids like fudgepackers..


22 posted on 01/29/2012 7:48:17 PM PST by max americana (Buttcrack Obama is an idiot)
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To: NavyCanDo; Just Lori; Libertina; Lexinom; horatio; freebird5850; Horatio Gates; Ramius; ...
WA Ping

Does she now become liable for taxes on the property, insurances and possibly become the defendant in claims of injury and frivolous lawsuit? I'd enjoy seeing people bringing suits against her for stubbing their toes or getting dust in their eyes like the liberals do to 'real' businesses in America every day.

23 posted on 01/29/2012 7:50:04 PM PST by Baynative (The penalty for not participating in politics is you will be governed by your inferiors.)
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To: NavyCanDo
...I don't see a building, I see a space...

She had a moment of lucidity.

24 posted on 01/29/2012 7:51:09 PM PST by TChad
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To: NavyCanDo

In this case demolishing the building actually saves it.


25 posted on 01/29/2012 7:51:26 PM PST by WhatNot
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To: NavyCanDo

I married a 5’7” Blond, that was 36, 22, 34, and sometimes people would say that she was built like a brick building before I could stop them.


26 posted on 01/29/2012 7:51:53 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: WhatNot

If they have a child, will she give birth to a tool shed?


27 posted on 01/29/2012 7:53:18 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: NavyCanDo

I just checked a street view of the Betrothed -didn’t look very old or historic.

Would have been a funny exercise for her to ‘marry it’ and immediately start paying property taxes on it....would have been an instant divorce:>)


28 posted on 01/29/2012 7:57:05 PM PST by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: max americana
bingo... puts it one up on the FDRQ
29 posted on 01/29/2012 7:57:18 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: NavyCanDo
She said she fell in love with the 107-year-old building during an Occupy Seattle protest and doesn't want to see it torn down to make room for a brand-new apartment building.

It will never work. Look at the age differance!

30 posted on 01/29/2012 8:00:32 PM PST by Grizzled Bear (No More RINOS!)
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To: NavyCanDo

Marriage vow? ‘Until demolition do you part’. Sorry...


31 posted on 01/29/2012 8:07:59 PM PST by bobby.223 (Retired and living up in the mountains....and it doesn't get any better than that!)
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To: NavyCanDo
I guess it's OK as long as she doesn't screw around with another erection!

(For our listeners in Rio Linda, 'erection' is a synonym of 'building'.)

32 posted on 01/29/2012 8:13:04 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: NavyCanDo

Gee how could anyone ever think liberalism is a mental disease?


33 posted on 01/29/2012 8:21:48 PM PST by Newtoidaho (Fight organized crime. Vote out all incumbent Democrats!)
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To: World'sGoneInsane

<...I see crazy people. LOL

Hee hee. Why do these people always ‘see’ art spaces? I’m as much in favor of public art as the next person, but you and I both know what kind of ‘art’ would wind up in her imagined art space.

And free childcare - do they ever look at the regulations for this kind of thing? How about the credentials of people who are willing to work for free - taking care of your kids? And isn’t there some feminist sh*t about women and pay? Why do you want to demean women’s work by making it free?

I could go on and on. I love Seattle, but it is for sure full of some wackadoos.


34 posted on 01/29/2012 9:12:44 PM PST by radiohead (Buy ammo, store food, pray for the Republic.)
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To: Revolting cat!

You know, Cat, let’s suppose we decided to put on a satirical play making fun of nutbars in the Occupy protests. How exactly would our satire be different from that picture? Seriously, what details could a satirist improve on?


35 posted on 01/29/2012 10:03:05 PM PST by TheMole
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To: TheMole

You’re right, it is a Ionesco or Mrozek absurdist stage play, as it is happened. Perhaps we oughta write it all down.


36 posted on 01/29/2012 10:06:55 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: null and void

I heard that on the news the other night. Keep in mind that our state congress just voted to allow gay marriages. Hmmm - does this mean one can marry their cat/dog/horse only if it is of the same sex?

And looking at the photo, if I was going to marry it I would probably put in a few fumigation bombs just to be sure. And maybe a few in the building too.


37 posted on 01/29/2012 10:08:06 PM PST by 21twelve
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To: NavyCanDo

I was really disappointed to see one of our local Edmonds “kids” in the pictures with the anarchist losers at this “wedding.”

I don’t care that she has nutcake political beliefs or really that she would show up at a spectacle designed to be a protest, designed to get attention.

I’m disappointed that she is hanging out with the anarchist vermin who contribute zero, take, take, take.....who cover their clothing with urine in preparation for the police to handle them during the arrests.

There is really no redeaming value in hanging out with any of these mentally unstable anarchists.

I see the ringleader anarchist loser in one of the pics so I know for sure it is these losers.


38 posted on 01/30/2012 12:31:49 AM PST by TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig (It is going to be Foot to Ass combat on election day....my foot and a Rat's ass.)
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To: NavyCanDo

I was really disappointed to see one of our local Edmonds “kids” in the pictures with the anarchist losers at this “wedding.”

I don’t care that she has nutcake political beliefs or really that she would show up at a spectacle designed to be a protest, designed to get attention.

I’m disappointed that she is hanging out with the anarchist vermin who contribute zero, take, take, take.....who cover their clothing with urine in preparation for the police to handle them during the arrests.

There is really no redeaming value in hanging out with any of these mentally unstable anarchists.

I see the ringleader anarchist loser in one of the pics so I know for sure it is these losers.


39 posted on 01/30/2012 12:32:05 AM PST by TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig (It is going to be Foot to Ass combat on election day....my foot and a Rat's ass.)
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To: NavyCanDo

I was really disappointed to see one of our local Edmonds “kids” in the pictures with the anarchist losers at this “wedding.”

I don’t care that she has nutcake political beliefs or really that she would show up at a spectacle designed to be a protest, designed to get attention.

I’m disappointed that she is hanging out with the anarchist vermin who contribute zero, take, take, take.....who cover their clothing with urine in preparation for the police to handle them during the arrests.

There is really no redeaming value in hanging out with any of these mentally unstable anarchists.

I see the ringleader anarchist loser in one of the pics so I know for sure it is these losers.


40 posted on 01/30/2012 12:32:18 AM PST by TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig (It is going to be Foot to Ass combat on election day....my foot and a Rat's ass.)
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To: TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig

OOPSx3


41 posted on 01/30/2012 12:32:54 AM PST by TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig (It is going to be Foot to Ass combat on election day....my foot and a Rat's ass.)
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To: NavyCanDo
Then there was the British woman who married a dolphin. photographed cavorting with her sweetie prior to the big event, she was obviously deeply in love. Sadly, she didn't survive the wedding nuptials ...
42 posted on 01/30/2012 4:57:14 AM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: cranked

This is what happens when lunatic Lefties in —say Mass. or California redefine marriage to allow same sex fraud. IF same sex marriage/civil unions are allowed —why cant some demented OWS marry a building? Just wait till her building finds she is inviting others into their “marriage”.


43 posted on 01/30/2012 5:31:11 AM PST by StonyBurk (ring)
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To: NavyCanDo

Since they have changed the definition of marriage, it is inevitable that the slippery slope would lead here. But I didn’t think it would happen before three or more people were married and a guy got to marry his goat. Formed concrete, steel, and glass was much further down the list.


44 posted on 01/30/2012 8:59:38 AM PST by doug from upland (Just in case, it has been reserved: www.TheBitchIsBack2012.com)
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To: NavyCanDo

anything goes marriage...

perhaps this is why romney is so pro-homo marrariage...

if anything goes then anything goes.


45 posted on 01/30/2012 10:17:42 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: NavyCanDo

She claims it is a gay marriage because the bldg is a woman. At 107 years of age, she should be getting it a physical and very large life insurance policy.


46 posted on 01/30/2012 11:13:56 AM PST by doug from upland (Just in case, it has been reserved: www.TheBitchIsBack2012.com)
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To: Baynative

well, at least she can’t be forced to testify against the offending building. ;)


47 posted on 01/31/2012 8:29:41 PM PST by castlebrew (Gun control means hitting where you're aiming!)
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To: castlebrew

Wouldn’t it be fitting if the city held her liable for half the taxes owed on the abandoned building and then charged her for the measures necessary to guarantee public safety?


48 posted on 02/01/2012 7:02:46 AM PST by Baynative (The penalty for not participating in politics is you will be governed by your inferiors.)
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To: Baynative

gives a new meaning to the term “community property”...


49 posted on 02/02/2012 7:12:03 PM PST by castlebrew (Gun control means hitting where you're aiming!)
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