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  • Numerous fights break out Friday night inside Monroeville Mall [Pittsburgh, PA]

    12/28/2014 6:58:21 PM PST · by grundle · 62 replies
    YouTube - WTAE TV ^ | December 26, 2014
  • Atheists Couldn't Stop This Flash Mob of Amazing Grace

    12/21/2014 8:55:27 PM PST · by metmom · 32 replies
    Charisma News ^ | 12/17/2014 | Jen Thompson
    When one lady asked for volunteers to join her at a Rivertown Mall in Grandville, Michigan, to sing "Amazing Grace," 250 people responded with RSVPs, and over 1,000 showed up at the mall. What makes this different from other "flash mobs" is that the lyrics were given out in a high-quality gospel tract form (so that anyone could join in with the singing). "Fortunately the singing at the Rivertown Mall was video-taped, and it brought tears to my eyes," says Ray Comfort, who came up with the idea. "In the clip you can see people holding the tracts as they...
  • The Unbearable Whiteness of Protesting (Your White Guilt is Bringing Me Down)

    12/10/2014 8:02:33 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | December 10, 2014 | Rawiya Kameir and Judnick Mayard
    White people and nonblack people of color have the luxury of treating these cases as injustices. For them, it is moralistic. For us, it's about survival. A conversation about race.JUDNICK: I feel like this is just an extension of the our “favorite” iMessage topic but in the light of the recent grand jury events with Mike Brown and Eric Garner (not to mention the promise of more to come with Tamir Rice and the others they’ve shot to death) I’ve been reminding friends that they do not have to answer to white people about their feelings. RAWIYA: Unlike many people,...
  • Obama, Oprah, media to blame for black mobs

    11/28/2013 7:46:09 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | November 28, 2013 | Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson
    Did you ever imagine that, in America, groups of black thugs would attack unsuspecting whites? Did you ever think the first black president and Oprah Winfrey would encourage division and hatred between races? In today’s America, that’s the unfortunate reality. In what many tamely call the “knockout game,” black teenagers target whites to attack them without provocation. The aim is to knock the victim unconscious with one blow. Man, woman, young or old – it doesn’t matter – these thugs do not care. Authorities have reported violent attacks in New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Connecticut and Illinois....
  • Surveillance Video Captures Flash Mob Robberies At 3 Chicago Area Stores

    11/07/2013 9:27:00 AM PST · by Jack Black · 3 replies
    Chicago CBS Local ^ | Nov. 6, 2013 | CBS
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Unbelievable surveillance video captured flash mobs dashing into store after store and running out with armloads and sometimes entire racks of sporting goods. It has happened at three different Sports Authority stores in the Chicago area. This past Monday in Burbank at just before 1 p.m., five individuals entered a Sports Authority and soon after they were off. Video shows them running out the door with rack after rack of apparel and an employee giving chase.
  • Surveillance Video Captures Flash Mob Robberies At 3 Chicago Area Stores

    11/07/2013 5:31:15 AM PST · by Kartographer · 63 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | 11/7/13
    Unbelievable surveillance video captured flash mobs dashing into store after store and running out with armloads and sometimes entire racks of sporting goods. It has happened at three different Sports Authority stores in the Chicago area.
  • The Flash Mob Attack - How To Defend? (A MUST READ)

    10/06/2013 10:40:18 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 150 replies ^ | 6/26/2011 | Gabe Suarez
    1). Don't go to stupid places with stupid people to do stupid things. Simple but often ignored. Listen, we do not live in a fair world where everyone respects everyone else. Nor where everyone gets along. You may in fact be totally color-blind in a socio-ethnic sort of way, but not everyone is. So even if your liberal sociology professor thinks it is a cool thing to take a stroll at midnight through a ethnically homogenous part of town (different ethnicity that you), it is still a stupid idea. 2). Always have a method to defend yourself. Even if it...
  • LAPD: Roving Hollywood robbers may also be Zimmerman protest vandals

    07/17/2013 1:10:17 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 13 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 17, 2013 | By Andrew Blankstein and Joseph Serna
    A band of robbers that tore through Hollywood Boulevard on Tuesday night appear to be some of the same youths who were attacking people and vandalizing stores in the Crenshaw district earlier this week where demonstrators were protesting the George Zimmerman murder trial verdict, police said. The thieves moved fast and swarmed their victims, mirroring the activity seen in Crenshaw the previous evening. “I think this specific group came up to riot and cause problems in Hollywood,” LAPD Sgt. John Barkley said. "They were not engaging in any kind of protest." Of the dozen people arrested in the indiscriminate crime...
  • Young Black Men, and The Power of Flash Mobs!!

    07/10/2013 9:40:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Thy Black Man ^ | June 13, 2013 | Phillip Jackson
    We cannot police hopelessness and despair! There are those who are angered and surprised by the violence of urban “Flash Mobs” (quickly forming groups of young people using technology to organize), especially crowds of young Black men, descending on mostly White, affluent downtown American cities. However, if we analyze this phenomenon, it is not so surprising. In fact, it is highly predictable. While there is no justification for young Black men to rob and beat people of any race, the activities of flash mobs are easily understandable in the context of recent social history and current economic conditions. Most of...
  • Chicago Running Out of Euphemisms-how to describe black mob violence without using the words

    04/04/2013 5:10:09 AM PDT · by SJackson · 73 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | Colin Flaherty | April 4, 2013
    - FrontPage Magazine - - Chicago Running Out of EuphemismsPosted By Colin Flaherty On April 4, 2013 @ 12:48 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 10 Comments To order Colin Flaherty’s book, White Girl Bleed a Lot, click here.Pity the poor Chicago reporter. She is running out of ways to describe black mob violence without using the words “black mob violence.”Reporting on race is usually not a problem. Every day she writes about black caucuses, black churches, black police, black firemen, black schools, black teachers, black universities, black history, black music, black literature, black art, black television, and black radio.Maybe...
  • Flash Mob Mayhem: Violent Groups Of Teens Leave NYC Businesses In Ruins

    02/05/2013 8:06:40 AM PST · by TADSLOS · 167 replies
    CBS New York ^ | Feb 4, 2013 | Staff
      NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Violent, thieving mobs have been making headlines across the country for the past few years, and now they have hit New York City. And Maurice Dubois reported in this CBS 2 investigation, the teen mobs have left neighborhoods worried as businesses take matters into their own hands. Judson Bennett, 78, recently ran into a violent group of teens – often described with the once-benign term “flash mob” – as he made his daily trip to buy a newspaper at his favorite news team. “I’m approaching the newsstand, and then suddenly there is a tremendous force...
  • This Flash Mob Provided some Happiness.

    11/24/2012 9:41:46 AM PST · by DanMiller · 21 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | November 24, 2012 | Dan Miller
    My wife, Jeanie, told me about this flash mob. We need more like it.[youtube] Video linkWatching and listening cheered up my morning; I needed that because I have been focusing on and writing about the surfeit of bad stuff with which we are being bombarded with no viable solutions yet on the horizon. In such circumstances even a brief respite is welcome. Perhaps others may find their spirits lifted in a similar way. Just for the heck of it, here's another. [youtube] Video linkMight that sort of mob some happy day displace the ugly mobs to which we...
  • Eric Holder, 'Hate Crimes,' and 'His People'

    09/19/2012 10:05:17 PM PDT · by neverdem · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 19, 2012 | John T. Bennett
    A group of those whom Eric Holder described as "his people," at least six young men, repeatedly punched a 24-year-old white woman in the face, then proceeded to kick her face over and over when she was on the ground helpless. This occurred in Buffalo, New York last week, but the event has received no attention by the mainstream media because the victim was white and the attackers were black. This was no friendly urban jostling: the woman was left with a broken nose and cracked bones in her face. There must have been a little bit of hate in...
  • Flash mob looters: “You’ve given me everything free all my life now I want an entertainment”

    08/01/2012 11:15:25 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 12 replies ^ | August 1, 2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The most reliable theory of man’s progression from caves to modern society is Abraham Maslow’s “Hierarchy of needs.” Maslow postulated that as man moves up the ladder of sophistication he reaches levels that provide him with security first in physiological needs – food sleep and so on, then feelings of esteem and “self- actualization.” It has become clear a new level of “progress” in satisfying needs must be added to Maslow’s list: entertainment provided by society. Today we are seeing large bands of young mostly minority criminals raiding businesses and stealing what they want to satisfy their demands for “entertainment”...
  • Mob attacks not about race (**wink, wink**)

    06/14/2012 10:30:07 AM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 51 replies
    Chicago Sun-times ^ | Jun 14, 2012 | MARY MITCHELL
    I have never responded to the columnist down the river. But I was fascinated by Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass’ take on the recent mob attacks in and around the Streeterville neighborhood. In his interview with the unidentified doctor who was injured in the attack, Kass asked if the attack was “racial.” “I don’t think it was racially motivated,” the doctor said. “They were black, I’m Asian, but I think it was something else. I think it was about having fun because they could.” Still, whether white people are comfortable saying it out loud or choose to keep a lid...
  • Surveillance Pictures Released In Mob Attack On CTA Red Line

    06/13/2012 10:48:43 AM PDT · by crosshairs · 55 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | 6/13/12 | unknown
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police hope surveillance pictures help lead them to one of three weekend mob attacks on people downtown. As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, a 23-year-old man was beaten up on the CTA Red Line near the State-Lake stop Saturday by a group of about six teenagers. The teens had just stolen the man’s 24-year-old wife’s iPhone 4S. She had dropped the phone, and a teen had picked it up and taken it for himself. The man told the teen to give his wife her iPhone back. But they instead began punching him...
  • Black-on-white link in Minneapolis violence

    06/07/2012 4:48:29 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 64 replies ^ | June 6, 2012 | Colin Flaherty
    Minneapolis police want you to know race has nothing to do with an epidemic of violent crime in their downtown. Same for crime reporter Matt McKinney: The recent increase in what he calls “flash mob” violence and mayhem is “random” and “no other real pattern emerges” and the “motivation for the attack remains unclear.” But more and more people in Minneapolis are connecting the violence with groups of blacks marauding through the downtown; beating, hurting, destroying and stealing. Sometimes right in front of police. A lot of it on YouTube. With lots of witnesses – 15 to 20 times over...
  • Teen flash mob strikes again -- this time at Nordstrom

    04/14/2012 7:43:38 AM PDT · by Inspectorette · 108 replies
    KATU-TV ^ | April 13, 2012 | None
    PORTLAND, Ore. -- Police are investigating another flash mob theft by a group of teens, this time at Nordstrom at the Lloyd Center. Last week, a group of 16 teens converged on a Southeast Portland convenience store and stole merchandise and then ran out. Police are still investigating the incident. Friday's incident happened just after 8 p.m. Police interviewed employees of the store who said a group of approximately 10 African-American male teenagers were in the store and began taking items and putting them in bags before they ran out the southwest doors of the store toward Northeast 9th Avenue....
  • Victim describes 'flash mob' attack in downtown Mpls. (8th one since Feb)

    04/05/2012 10:57:30 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 31 replies
    KARE 11 ^ | 4/5/2012
    MINNEAPOLIS - To hear the story from the one who lived it is unsettling. Matthew Collie was walking near Marquette and 9th Street in Downtown Minneapolis last Saturday night heading to Hell's Kitchen for a concert. He had just gone to the TCF ATM on Marquette and was in front of the W Hotel when he said everything went dark. "I was walking on the sidewalk and then the next moment I was on the sidewalk. Totally disoriented, I didn't know who had come up and hit me," Collie said Wednesday recalling the moment he was jumped from behind. For...
  • Mpls. Police Ponder 8 P.M. Curfew After Youth Mob Attacks

    04/02/2012 8:56:56 AM PDT · by ElenaM · 82 replies
    CBS Minneapolis ^ | 3/31/12 | CBS Minneapolis
    Watch the video. The story doesn't mention the characteristics of the mob members. Wonder why not? Mpls. Police Ponder 8 P.M. Curfew After Youth Mob AttacksThere have been six mob attacks, in all, since February. Now, police are now wondering if an 8 o’clock curfew keeping anyone 17 and under from two downtown streets will stop the violence. Nicollet Mall is a destination for many. Outdoor patios where drinks and food are served are a draw not only to people who live here, but also tourist. Since February, when the sun goes down, later in the evening, mobs of teens...
  • Rowdy Christmas Day crowd forces early closing of east Birmingham's Edge 12 Movie Theater

    12/28/2011 5:22:08 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 35 replies ^ | 12/27/11
    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A crowd of young people -- possibly drawn though social media -- interrupted the movies at The Edge 12 Movie Theater and were disruptive outside in the parking lot of Festival Shopping Center on Crestwood Boulevard Sunday night. About 400 people were involved, with 200 of them really disruptive, Birmingham Police East Precinct commander Capt. Allen Hatcher said Tuesday, based on reports he got from the off-duty Birmingham police officer who worked security at the theater that night. Movie-goer Shannon Webster, pastor of First Presbyterian Church downtown, said he counted 18 police cars when he and his...
  • Flash Mob Shoplifts at Silver Spring 7-Eleven

    11/21/2011 6:30:00 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 42 replies · 1+ views
    NBC Wasahington ^ | November 21,2011 | Matthew Stabley
    About 50 people simultaneously shoplifted from a Silver Spring, Md., 7-Eleven Saturday night. Officers arriving at the store in the 12200 block of Tech Road after 11:20 p.m. saw several people gathered in surrounding parking lots and on side streets, police said. They began to disperse when police arrived. The shoplifters -- described as teens and young adults -- took items including snacks and drinks, police said Police stopped a group of six people ages 16-18 near Tech Road and Broadbirch Drive. Each had items from the 7-Eleven but no receipts, police said. Detectives are investigating whether the shoplifters had...
  • New Occupy plot: Flash mobs. ‘Alternative forms of protest’ put cities, cops at disadvantage

    11/20/2011 11:41:00 AM PST · by tutstar · 70 replies
    Expose Occupy Wallstreet ^ | 11 / 20 2011 | Aaron Klein
    The Occupy movement is stepping up its confrontational tactics, plotting “alternative forms of protest,” including flash mobs that can be deployed nationwide. Citing the success of last week’s so-called Day of Action protests, Take to the Square, one of Occupy’s main online planning forums, has devised an “Alternative Day of Action” to coincide with international Human Rights Day on Dec. 10. “Our freedom and dignity are under attack as a result of market dynamics and corrupt government institutions that are turning our local and global societies into increasingly unjust places,” the site complains. The Occupy forum calls for “alternative forms...
  • No Race Riots Here

    10/26/2011 2:55:48 PM PDT · by Mary Robinson · 10 replies
    Albany Journal ^ | October 25, 2011 | Colin P. Flaherty
    Not to worry: The recent beating of a white football coach by 30 black people in Georgia was not a race riot. The Associated Press called it an “ambush.” A local TV station said a “fight broke out:” Maybe the coach attacked the mob, instead of the other way around. Whatever. The attack left the coach with several broken bones in his face. We know it was not a race riot because we would have read about that in the newspapers.
  • Herman Cain: For low-income families, it’ll be 9-0-9 (for those at or below the poverty level)

    10/21/2011 1:13:18 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 79 replies · 1+ views
    Hotair ^ | 10/21/2011 | Tina Korbe
    Huh? After weeks of repeating 9-9-9 and, in the process, making his bold and original tax reform plan common knowledge, Herman Cain today altered his slogan: GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain clarified his much talked-about “9-9-9″ tax plan Friday, saying those who fall at or beneath the poverty level would have a different plan: “9-0-9.”Cain took heat over his proposal, which replaces the current tax code with a 9% corporate tax, a 9% income tax and a new 9% national sales tax. Opponents have argued the middle part of the plan would increase taxes on the poor, who currently pay...
  • Herman Cain says poor won’t pay ’9-9-9 income tax

    10/21/2011 12:29:30 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 93 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/21/11 | Alex Pappas
    Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain said on Friday that poor Americans will not have to pay the 9 percent flat income tax under his now-famous “9-9-9” tax reform plan. During a speech in front of a vacant train depot in Detroit, the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO staunchly defended his signature tax proposal from critics who say it will raise taxes for lower-income Americans. Cain’s plan would throw out the current tax system in favor of a 9 percent corporate tax, a 9 percent income tax and a new 9 percent national sales tax. He said Friday that poor people under...
  • Violent Mob Savagely Attacks 84 year old man

    10/20/2011 10:34:43 AM PDT · by crusader71 · 140 replies
    Philly.Com ^ | 10/20/11 | Stephanie Farr
    AN 84-YEAR-OLD ex-university official savagely attacked by four young punks during a walk in Wissahickon Valley Park earlier this week theorizes that the beating he endured was a cruel game of "get the old geezer." Jim Shea, a former vice president of university relations for Temple, from 1968 to 1983, walks up to five miles on Forbidden Drive, in Fairmount Park, three times a week, but that type of stamina wasn't enough to stave off the lowlifes who not only beat him bloody, but dealt a blow to one of the things he holds most dear - his pride. Shea...
  • Race Riots in Tennessee

    10/16/2011 8:24:22 PM PDT · by Mary Robinson · 25 replies
    East Tennessee Business Journal ^ | 11/16/11 | Colin Flaherty
    When I told my friends I was working on a magazine article, then a book, about a tsunami of racial violence in America over the last two years, they said, “I haven’t heard about that.” When my Tennessee friend told me about a horrific racial crime in Knoxville, Tennessee, I told him: “I haven’t heard about that.” Outside of Tennessee, most did not.

    10/14/2011 6:10:43 AM PDT · by Mary Robinson · 19 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | October 13, 2011 | Colin Flaherty
    Thank God for YouTube. Or else we never would have know that hundreds of times in more than 50 cities since 2010, groups of black people have been roaming the streets of America – assaulting, intimidating, stalking, threatening, vandalizing, stealing, shooting, stabbing, even raping and killing. But today the denials are crumbling. The curtains are lifting. We now can see what so many public officials and media have been curiously desperate to deny: Race riots are back. And not just in Chicago, Philadelphia and New York. Places like Iowa, Wisconsin, Colorado and Indiana have their very own race riots, too.
  • Flash Mobs? No. Race Riots.

    10/06/2011 8:16:46 PM PDT · by Mary Robinson · 23 replies ^ | October 4, 2011 | Colin Flaherty
    Another week in Philadelphia, another violent episode where people dare not speak its name: Race Riot. The latest is Port Richmond, where a mob of black people stormed a house, broke in, and beat up the occupants — all because of something that may or may not have happened to a black teenager on a bike. One of the attackers pulled a gun. Luckily the victim disarmed him. Later that day, another mob returned, this time armed with racial taunts and threats of violence against the white family if they testify in court. This is just one of dozens of...
  • Restaurant owner charged with shooting

    10/06/2011 6:06:05 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 9 replies
    Times Herald-record Middletown, NY ^ | 10/5/11 | Doyle Murphy
    TOWN OF NEWBURGH — Town police have charged a restaurant owner with shooting two young men after a crowd of unwanted guests crashed a party last month at his business. Al-van Brown, 50, of the Town of Newburgh, faces charges of first- and second-degree assault. Police said Brown shot a 16-year-old and 23-year-old on Sept. 10. Brown is a co-owner of Elvedge Restaurant, Bar, and Lounge. The newly opened restaurant on North Plank Road hosted a birthday party for a teenage girl that night, police said. Everything was going fine until word of the party spread through text messages and...
  • Dallas store clerk attacked by mob of young people

    09/08/2011 8:32:12 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 43 replies ^ | 09/07/11 | Monika Diaz
    It was an ordinary night, August 26, at the Exxon Tiger Mart at South Polk Street and Interstate 20 in Dallas. C.J. Thomas, the store's clerk, was behind the counter when a rush of customers came through the door at 10:12 p.m. "There was more coming in than going out," Thomas said. "Once they realized how many were in there, one of the students started throwing stuff and screamed out. Everything after that went crazy." Store surveillance cameras from different angles show bottles being thrown. Seconds later, Thomas ran to the front door. He tried to close it, but he...
  • Dallas store clerk attacked by group of 'young' people

    09/08/2011 11:27:46 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 49 replies · 1+ views
    WFAA ^ | 9/7/11
    It was an ordinary night, August 26, at the Exxon Tiger Mart at South Polk Street and Interstate 20 in Dallas. C.J. Thomas, the store's clerk, was behind the counter when a rush of customers came through the door at 10:12 p.m. "There was more coming in than going out," Thomas said. "Once they realized how many were in there, one of the students started throwing stuff and screamed out. Everything after that went crazy." Store surveillance cameras from different angles show bottles being thrown. Seconds later, Thomas ran to the front door. He tried to close it, but he...
  • Video shows teens mob clerk, rob convenience store in Red Bird area of Dallas

    09/08/2011 8:40:16 AM PDT · by NoLibZone · 33 replies ^ | Sept 8 2011 | Matt Peterson
    Dallas police are investigating a convenience store robbery in which a group of teens attacked a clerk. The melee, which was caught on video, happened last month at the Exxon Tiger Mart at South Polk Street and Interstate 20, WFAA-TV (Channel 8) reports. When the clerk confronted them and tried to close the door, someone in the crowd punches him, knocking him to the ground. "Once they got me on the ground, I thought they were going to kill me," C.J. Thomas told Channel 8's Monika Diaz. Fortunately, two girls helped him up and pulled him out of harm's way....
  • Pennsylvania: More Concealed Carry Permits Than Average

    09/02/2011 9:34:42 AM PDT · by marktwain · 17 replies ^ | 1 September, 2011 | The Law Offices of David S. Shrager
    The number of Pennsylvanians licensed to carry a concealed weapon is close to 1 in 14, considerably above the national figure of 1 in 50. September 01, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Few topics are as likely to provoke a heated response as concealed carry laws and their effect on crime. Proponents of the laws claim more guns mean less crime. In Pennsylvania, they certainly mean more guns. Concealed Carry Since the 1980s, the numbers of citizens licensed to carry a concealed gun has grown from less than a million to 6 million, The Daily Item reported recently. The story notes nearly...
  • The evolution of flash mobs from pranks to crime and revolution

    09/01/2011 5:06:29 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 14 replies
    San Francisco Examiner ^ | August 28, 2011 | David Downs
    They had instructions to carry masks, wear black and converge en masse to foment chaos at specific times and places. They were divided into green, yellow and red risk categories. They were compartmentalized into cells to avoid compromising the secret master plan. They weren’t terrorists, but a so-called flash mob that BART spokesman Linton Johnson said was hell-bent on disrupting train service on Aug. 11. Such flash mobs — seemingly spontaneous gatherings of people organized by mobile phones and social networks — can range from cute forums for creative expression to a powerful tool in the anarchist playbook. From the...
  • Self-Defense Against a Violent Flash Mob

    08/31/2011 3:27:45 PM PDT · by neverdem · 173 replies · 1+ views
    Human Events ^ | 08/30/2011 | Bruce N. Eimer, Ph.D
    Wyatt Earp disbursed many a lynch mob with his resolute demeanor standing behind his Colt .45 six shooters or a shotgun. Was his threat overkill? I don’t think so! It worked and usually, not a shot was fired. Check that thought. What about a “flash mob?" Kevin Costner as Wyatt Earp Are they less or more deadly than what Earp encountered? And do you have the reputation of a Marshall Wyatt Earp? Does the pictured 12 gauge 15-round Kel-Tec Scatter Gun send out the wrong idea? I don’t think so. One might want a scatter gun if confronted by a...
  • Congressional Black Caucus Travels US Cities: Declares ‘War’ on Racist Tea Party

    08/30/2011 5:34:48 AM PDT · by broken_arrow1 · 138 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 08/30/2011 | The Blaze
    ‘This Is WAR’ — Congressional Black Caucus Travels US Cities Using Violent Rhetoric: Declares ‘War’ on Racist Tea Party, Says Tea Party Wants to Lynch Blacks, Calls for Bank Runs, Civil Unrest in Their Neighborhoods and Homes
  • The Racial Violence that Dare Not Speak Its Name

    08/30/2011 6:07:56 AM PDT · by Travis McGee · 124 replies
    American Thiniker ^ | August 30, 2011 | John T. Bennett
    Recent flash mob violence has alerted Americans to a troubling wave of sadistic racial mayhem. A notable outbreak occurred in Denver in 2009, setting a pattern of delay, denial, and silence. Now that same scourge has returned to Denver, among many other places. In 2009, a four month wave of mayhem broke out in Denver. There were at least 26 violent robberies committed by two black gangs. The victims were -- without exception -- whites and Hispanics. When the dust settled from that initial spate of violence, victims were left with injuries ranging from a skull fracture to broken noses...
  • Flash Mob Data Base

    08/26/2011 3:19:43 PM PDT · by freejohn · 22 replies
    The purpose of this site is to document dangerous, violent, or otherwise unwanted flash mobs and group mayhem. I find these crimes to be particularly galling because they're indicative of societal dysfunction, rather than an individual pathology. Definition of a flash mob: A large group of people who assemble suddenly in a public place, perform an unusual and pointless act for a brief time, then quickly disperse. Definition of a wilding: The activity by a gang of youths of going on a protracted and violent rampage in a public place, attacking or mugging people at random. I fully admit it's...
  • Digital, Or Cultural, Divide?

    08/26/2011 10:11:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 25, 2011 | Staff
    Technology: While Democrats agonize over the "digital divide" separating urban black youth from Web access, data show the gap closing. But hold the applause. It's led to high-tech thuggery. A member of the Congressional Black Caucus this week blamed black unemployment on "racism" and the "digital divide," defined as the gap between those with access to computers and the Internet and those without it. "It has a lot to do with many issues: racism, shipping jobs overseas, no access to technology," said Rep. Frederica Wilson, D- Fla. "You know, the digital divide is there, and many of the new jobs...
  • Flash Mob Attacks On The Rise?

    08/25/2011 7:15:56 AM PDT · by MNDude · 20 replies
    an unfortunate twist on flash mobs are ones that are born to be vicious and violent. There seems to be a trend happening in parts of the country that you need to be aware of. An example of a flash mob happened in Boston when a reported 1,000 youths, many involved in gangs, gathered at or near a beach, and many began fighting. (snip) The moment your intuition senses danger, run. I'm a big fan of running, just like gazelles are big fans of running from lions.
  • Young Black Men, and The Power of Flash Mobs!! (You won't believe this!)

    08/24/2011 8:42:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 109 replies
    Thy Black Man ^ | June 13, 2011 | Phillip Jackson, Founder/Exec. Dir., Black Star Project
    We cannot police hopelessness and despair!There are those who are angered and surprised by the violence of urban “Flash Mobs” (quickly forming groups of young people using technology to organize), especially crowds of young Black men, descending on mostly White, affluent downtown American cities. However, if we analyze this phenomenon, it is not so surprising. In fact, it is highly predictable. While there is no justification for young Black men to rob and beat people of any race, the activities of flash mobs are easily understandable in the context of recent social history and current economic conditions. Most of these...
  • Jenice Armstrong: Psychologist: Teen thugs need hugs

    THE PROBLEM of Philadelphia's violent teen mobs is the biggest hot-button issue of the summer and one that Charles A. Williams III, an educational psychologist and director of the Center for the Prevention of School-Aged Violence, has been spending a lot of time thinking about lately. He sat down with me last week for a wide-ranging conversation that touched on Mayor Nutter, juvenile curfews and hip-hop. Jen: Someone needs to open a can of whoop-ass on flash-mob hooligans, right? Charles: They really need a hug more than an ass-whipping.That's going to be my new campaign, "Hugs, not ass-whippings." The toughest...
  • Cops Fear Violence Against Flash Mobs (as liberals do too)

    UPPER DARBY, Pa. - As police in Upper Darby, Pa., search for more young people involved in last week's flash mob, more adults are thinking about arming themselves with guns. People are talking about how afraid they are of being caught in the path one of these flash mobs while they're out minding their own business, and they want to be ready. Law enforcement officials say it's a nightmare in the making because ordinary, private citizens are getting gun permits. "We have people now that are fearful and carrying guns because of children. How sad is that?" Upper Darby police...
  • Survival Preparedness Food Preps, Ingredients versus Prepared Foods

    08/22/2011 6:50:37 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 96 replies
    You need to start stocking food. You can do a lot if you start early. Unfortunately, “early” might have been yesterday. Now we’re way past early, and you need a reasonable plan to get food supplies that will store well and don’t cost too much. Buy extra, use FIFO. Go ahead and buy more food than normal when you’re out shopping, and set it aside as preparedness. Use the “first in, first out” rule to eat your older supplies first. Keep rotating your supplies so you never abandon food “way in the back.”
  • Flash Mob Epidemic

    08/21/2011 10:57:22 PM PDT · by danielmryan · 98 replies · 2+ views
    End Of The American Dream ^ | August 16, 2011 | Unattributed
    Flash mobs used to be so much fun. A group of people would arrange to meet in a public place at a particular time and would perform a song or a dance number or some other form of entertainment very suddenly and without warning. Well, the term "flash mob" is rapidly coming to mean something else now. All over the country, young people are using social media and other forms of communication to coordinate shocking large scale crimes. At first there were just a few isolated "mob robberies" around the country, but now we have a full-fledged flash mob epidemic...
  • Victor Davis Hanson: Young Westerners — Deprived or Decadent or What?

    08/18/2011 10:14:45 PM PDT · by neverdem · 22 replies
    NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE ^ | August 18, 2011 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Young Westerners — Deprived or Decadent or What?The recent lawlessness is the product not of too little government, but too much. A once civil and orderly England was torn apart by rioting and looting last week — at first by mostly minority youths, but eventually by young Brits in general. This summer, a number of American cities have witnessed so-called “flash mobs” — mostly African-American youths who swarm at prearranged times to loot stores or randomly attack those of other races and classes. The mayhem has reignited an old debate in the West: Are such criminally minded young Americans and...
  • Obama Sets Up America for Helter Skelter 2012 Summer (Is A Race War Coming to America?)

    08/17/2011 2:26:24 PM PDT · by Korah · 56 replies · 1+ views
    News Blaze ^ | 08/17/11 | Chuck Ness
    I would never suggest that the crimes committed against blacks in America through the years were minor, nor justified, but as bad as white Americans treated blacks, there has never been instances where white teenagers roamed the parks, beaches, and fairgrounds for the express purpose of attacking people just because they are black. If they did, there would have been hell to pay by both the law and their parents.As I pondered the lack of legal actions against the mobs of marauding blacks, I was reminded of the time in the late 1990s when Wayne LaPierre stated that then...
  • Obama Sets Up America for Helter Skelter 2012 Summer

    08/17/2011 6:53:07 AM PDT · by OneVike · 67 replies
    News Blaze ^ | 8/17/11 | Chuck Ness
    When Obama won the election against John McCain in 2008; he did so with a majority of the white vote. That's saying a lot considering the United States is the only nation on the planet whose citizens willingly elected, as their leader, a man who hails from the very class of people that was once considered only 3/4 human. So if we Americans have grown beyond our racist past, then why is the first black president going after communities across America because he believes they are racist for not having enough blacks and Hispanics living there? Why did Obama...