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Coleman billboard defaced in St. Paul
Minneapolis Star Tribune ^ | November 29, 2002

Posted on 11/29/2002 12:45:57 AM PST by sarcasm

Edited on 04/13/2004 3:38:05 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

A billboard of newly elected Republican Sen. Norm Coleman along Interstate Hwy. 94 in St. Paul was defaced with swastika markings and other Nazi references, apparently sometime Wednesday night, according to St. Paul police.

Senior Cmdr. Lisa McGinn said police are investigating the incident as property damage and possibly a hate crime. Coleman is Jewish.


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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota
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1 posted on 11/29/2002 12:45:57 AM PST by sarcasm
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To: sarcasm
friggin liberal nazis
2 posted on 11/29/2002 12:52:16 AM PST by arielb
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To: sarcasm
Coleman is Jewish? LOL! I'll bet I'm not the only one who didn't know that. Probably the ones who painted the swastikas and said he was part of the SS (Nazi secret police) are liberals who were calling him a Nazi, and didn't know he is Jewish either.

LOL!

These must be the same ones who planned the Wellstone memorial.

3 posted on 11/29/2002 1:01:08 AM PST by patriciaruth
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To: sarcasm
Some of Lake Wobegon's finest, no doubt.
4 posted on 11/29/2002 1:03:07 AM PST by Nick Danger
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To: sarcasm
Well, now we know how Garrison Keillor spent his holiday...:-)
5 posted on 11/29/2002 1:22:27 AM PST by ArcLight
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To: sarcasm
Just some RATs marking their territory...
6 posted on 11/29/2002 1:59:01 AM PST by DB
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To: DB
"Just some RATs marking their territory... "

Yup. pi**ing on everthing without thinking.

Nam Vet

7 posted on 11/29/2002 2:32:04 AM PST by Nam Vet
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To: sarcasm
Just a continuation of the Wellstone memorial celebration.
8 posted on 11/29/2002 4:02:48 AM PST by Malesherbes
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To: ArcLight
Well, now we know how Garrison Keillor spent his holiday...:-)

ROFLMAO!
Good one!

9 posted on 11/29/2002 4:19:11 AM PST by Fiddlstix
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To: sarcasm
who cares, it's over, he won....deface away
10 posted on 11/29/2002 4:23:09 AM PST by The Wizard
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To: sarcasm
guess we know where terry and the hillbilly were
11 posted on 11/29/2002 4:24:09 AM PST by The Wizard
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To: sarcasm
I thought 'Coleman' was an Irish name.Maybe its his mother who is jewish?
12 posted on 11/29/2002 4:25:52 AM PST by smpc
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To: patriciaruth
Probably the ones who painted the swastikas and said he was part of the SS (Nazi secret police) are liberals who were calling him a Nazi, and didn't know he is Jewish either.

Exactly. As long as they feel he's a Nazi, it's okay to spraypaint it over his face. Heaven forbid they actually know something about the man.

13 posted on 11/29/2002 4:34:16 AM PST by Hawkeye's Girl
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To: ArcLight
Keillor's the first suspect who came to my mind too!
14 posted on 11/29/2002 5:16:16 AM PST by Chi-townChief
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To: sarcasm
Well, like Tom Dassh*le said some people just aren't satisfied with listening -- they get to emotionally involved....and Garrison Keillor and all his Garrison Keillor wannabes create a very shrill environment where it is just too tempting for a leftist....
15 posted on 11/29/2002 6:13:11 AM PST by oline
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To: sarcasm

16 posted on 11/29/2002 10:31:40 AM PST by wallcrawlr
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To: wallcrawlr
Jeez - that's sick....
17 posted on 11/29/2002 10:34:14 AM PST by oline
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To: section9; Illbay; Torie; KQQL; Republican Wildcat; ACAC; Coop; southernnorthcarolina
Liberals are so tolerant. This is a great way to get the DFL back in the mainstream of Minnesota public opinion. [/sarcasm]

Revenge is best served cold I guess. These idiots will have to eat it cold for at least the next six years.

18 posted on 11/30/2002 5:30:43 AM PST by GraniteStateConservative
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To: sarcasm
"Mr. Kahn? Rick Kahn? Yes, this is Detective Nordahl of the St. Paul Police Department. I was wondering if you could tell us where you were this past Wednesday night?

"I see. Alone? You always go to bed right after the Will & Grace rerun at 7 PM? OK, well, thanks. We'll be in touch."
19 posted on 11/30/2002 5:32:32 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: sarcasm
I wonder how many other vandalism acts in the twin cities make the newspaper? I'm gonna go out on a limb and say none.
Call me crazy.
20 posted on 11/30/2002 5:57:27 AM PST by Brasky
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To: Brasky
And your point is?
21 posted on 11/30/2002 6:15:46 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Well the other billboards (and whatever else) that get tagged by vandals don't warrant an article in the paper. But since Coleman wasnt the star tribune pick for the senate the paper will write up the vandalism as though the nazi references have merit, to them it does. Never mind Coleman is a jew. Nice huh?
22 posted on 11/30/2002 6:22:11 AM PST by Brasky
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To: Brasky
The notion that the newspaper reported on the vandalism because it agrees that Coleman is a Nazi strikes me as extremely far-fetched, particularly since the effect of the story is much more likely to generate sympathy for Coleman.
23 posted on 11/30/2002 6:24:40 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
The DFL rally, I meant memorial service, I really meant the CPUSA rally, really helped push the Republicans to win here in Minnesota. This will marginalize the DFL even further. I'm just wondering when what's left of the DFL gets really violent.
24 posted on 11/30/2002 6:40:59 AM PST by Fred Hayek
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To: sarcasm
If they would dance on the grave of Wellstone, why should we be surprised at this.
25 posted on 11/30/2002 7:55:03 AM PST by BJungNan
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To: sarcasm; All
Ah.. a classic Old Left stunt. Kinda makes a fella nostalgic for the 70s and 80s.

Probably Mondale's people from days gone by.

You really can't call yourself a life-long Republican activist until you've had a few full-arm Nazi salutes. You get extra points when you get one of them OFF of a college campus.

Welcome to the tolerance club, Norm.
26 posted on 11/30/2002 8:08:54 AM PST by ElkGroveDan
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To: Brasky
Around here, anytime anything is defaced with swastikas it is reported in newspapers and TV. Shine the light on the rats..it keeps them in their holes.
27 posted on 11/30/2002 8:12:09 AM PST by wewillnotfail
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To: wallcrawlr
ughhh...

Y'know this reminds me of a Fox News Channel poster in a NYC subway station that was defaced with swastikas on all of the news personalities faces. Even Alan Colmes (a Jewish Liberal) was defaced with a swastka along with the other Fox news people.

28 posted on 11/30/2002 4:58:41 PM PST by paltz
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To: GraniteStateConservative
Yup. The "liberal" propaganda machine worked pretty well for a long time. I'm not the shiniest penny in the roll, but it doesn't take a genius to figure out the *real* fascists - and it ain't the republicans. Pretty scary stuff, but the electorate is showing some signs of life. The new "liberals" hate freedom, because it interferes with their weltenschaung - can't have folks running around doing what's in their best interest or happiness.

The Democrats need to get their Party back, frankly. Electing a socialist from San Francisco to head the House --that ain't the way to go about it, either. My gosh, that's just insanity. It's going to get a lot worse for the Democrats before it gets better. What *are* they thinking?
29 posted on 11/30/2002 5:14:34 PM PST by Freedom4US
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To: sarcasm
FYI...Some Du'ers think a bunch of Freepers did this to make the Dem party "look bad". The DU thread on this news issue is an interesting read on hipocrisy and twisted justification on why a swastika on a rep's head is not a crime regardless of religion.

www.democraticunderground.com/duforum/DCForumID60/20325.html#8

30 posted on 11/30/2002 11:19:06 PM PST by paltz
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To: sarcasm; Cyrano
The left shows their true colors once again!
31 posted on 12/02/2002 6:26:26 PM PST by Terriergal
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To: patriciaruth
These must be the same ones who planned the Wellstone memorial.

I was thinking along similar lines!

32 posted on 12/02/2002 6:27:35 PM PST by Terriergal
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To: smpc
Maybe its his mother who is jewish?

That is, actually, how Jewish identity is passed down.

33 posted on 12/02/2002 6:28:47 PM PST by Terriergal
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To: wallcrawlr
unbelieveable.
34 posted on 12/02/2002 6:29:24 PM PST by Terriergal
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
lol!
35 posted on 12/02/2002 6:29:55 PM PST by Terriergal
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To: sarcasm
I see the liberals have come out from under their rocks to "celebrate" their hate.

SoreLoserman still applys.

36 posted on 12/02/2002 6:32:02 PM PST by Doctor Raoul
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To: Freedom4US
The Democrats need to get their Party back, frankly

WHAT? Let them continue the way they *are*!

37 posted on 12/02/2002 6:33:07 PM PST by Terriergal
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To: paltz
That URL doesn't work for me. I get a 404 error. (maybe they pulled it out of embarrassment - but that would assume they have the capacity to feel shame...)
38 posted on 12/02/2002 6:34:42 PM PST by Terriergal
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To: Doctor Raoul
I still have my Tshirt!
39 posted on 12/02/2002 6:35:08 PM PST by Terriergal
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To: paltz
It's NOT called DU, it's called FU. Because every thread has at least one FU in it. They can't help themselvses. They're so liberal.
40 posted on 12/02/2002 6:35:57 PM PST by Doctor Raoul
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To: Terriergal
I still have the "SoreLoserman" sign I used at Cheney's house protesting Gore. Lost my ticket stub from the Rebulican bus though. Bet Al Gore would pay a lot for that huh....
41 posted on 12/02/2002 6:38:58 PM PST by Doctor Raoul
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To: wallcrawlr
This is worse than sick! Look at the two red paint marks on his face!! They are suggesting that somebody shoot him.
42 posted on 12/02/2002 6:43:58 PM PST by Lady Heron
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