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  • Reagan mural defaced at local GOP office in North Carolina

    12/30/2016 3:18:51 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 30, 2016 10:47 AM EST
    Police in North Carolina say someone broke into a local Republican Party office and defaced a wall mural of former President Ronald Reagan. A Goldsboro police report says the break-in was discovered Thursday. Police say a door was kicked in at the building housing the Wayne County GOP. The report says nothing appears to have been stolen, but the vandalism caused hundreds of dollars in damage. …
  • ‘Get Over It!’: 79-Year-Old Trump Supporter Arrested for Allegedly Vandalizing Children’s Mural

    11/20/2016 11:23:01 AM PST · by EveningStar · 16 replies
    People ^ | November 20, 2016 | Diane Herbst
    The mystery of the anti-Hillary Clinton, pro-Donald Trump vandals who continued to deface a beautiful children’s mural took a while to solve. Power Stretch Studios in Montclair, New Jersey, had suffered a fire in September, and its windows and door was boarded up. Two days after the Nov. 8 presidential election, someone wrote on the boards: “Lock her up,” a popular refrain against Clinton amongst Trump supporters during his campaign. A studio employee painted over it, but the vandals returned, writing ”America Has Spoken” with Trump’s face drawn next to it. Gina Shaw, a friend of studio owner Hakika DuBose,...
  • Lushsux Hillary Clinton mural becomes burqa wearing woman

    08/01/2016 8:24:12 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 30 replies
    Herald Sun (Melbourne) ^ | August 1, 20162nd August 2016 | Bridie Byrne
    A CONTROVERSIAL mural depicting US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in a skimpy stars and stripes bathing suit has been reimagined as a Muslim women. Maribyrnong Council had requested the artist, Lushsux, remove the “offensive” mural on the side of the Mr Mobility store in Sunshine Rd, West Footscray, within 10 days. But yesterday the Melbourne graffiti artist painted over the mural by covering Ms Clinton’s scantily-clad body with a niqab.
  • Hillary Clinton bikini mural covered with niqab after public decency complaints

    08/02/2016 7:35:25 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 16 replies
    Theguardian.com ^ | 8-1-2016 | Melissa Davey
    A Melbourne street artist who was threatened with a council fine over a provocative mural he painted of US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has responded by covering her image with a niqab. Maribyrnong council took issue with the original mural, which depicted Clinton wearing a revealing swimsuit with $100 notes tucked into it. The council said residents complained about the piece, which was painted on to the side wall of a scooter shop in Footscray, 5km west of Melbourne. In a statement, the council said the mural contravened its gender equity policy. "We believe that this mural is offensive because...
  • Swimsuit mural of Hillary Clinton creates a stir in Australia

    07/30/2016 10:02:16 AM PDT · by The people have spoken · 68 replies
    Yahoo ^ | July 30, 2016 | AFP
    Melbourne (AFP) - An Australian mural of US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in a revealing, stars and stripes swimsuit may be taken down, after it has reportedly been deemed offensive. The creator of the painting, the street artist who goes by the name Lushsux and who has also painted murals of the likes of Donald Trump and Kim Kardashian, branded calls to remove it "pathetic".
  • High School Mural Features Communist, La Raza Propaganda

    03/27/2016 1:07:10 PM PDT · by Twotone · 20 replies
    Progressives Today ^ | March 26, 2016 | Michael Strickland
    Lincoln High School in Portland, Oregon, sports a series of murals painted in its main entrance that feature communist and La Raza/Aztlan propaganda. Take a gander at these! Note the American flag with the hammer and sickle in place of the stars, the white arms in shackles with what appears to be Fidel Castro with the Cuban flag behind him, men with guns, an image of Che Guevara, dollar bills, and what appears to be missiles popping up from silos. Perhaps this is some kind of imagery of strong border control?
  • Caught On Camera: Vandal Sets Fire To Mural Celebrating LGBT, Latino Culture in SF Mission District

    07/21/2015 3:21:54 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 13 replies
    CBS SanFransicko ^ | 7-19-15 | unattributed
    Police released a surveillance video Saturday of a man suspected of vandalizing a mural in the Mission District. Around 11:10 p.m. on June 29, police responded to the corner of 24th Street and Bryant Street regarding a building fire, police said. Upon arrival, police discovered the mural had been burned. Por Vida Mural Torched A San Francisco Mission District mural celebrating LGBT and Latin street life was torched on June 29. (CBS) The mural belongs to the Galeria De La Raza and is titled “Por Vida” or “For Life.” The mural was unveiled by San Francisco’s Galeria de la Raza...
  • Detroit police issue arrest warrant for artist behind Obama ‘Hope’ poster

    06/25/2015 12:33:00 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 25, 2015
    Detroit police have issued an arrest warrant for the artist who created the famous “Hope” poster in support of President Obama during the 2008 election, it was revealed Wednesday. The Detroit Free Press reported that Shepard Fairey faces two felony counts of malicious destruction of property. The warrant was filed Friday. Police claim that Fairey caused about $9,000 in damage while he was in Detroit to complete a commissioned mural. The charges carry a maximum penalty of up to five years in jail, as well as fines that could exceed $10,000. …
  • Marquette cuts ties with director of center that hosted cop killer mural

    05/20/2015 8:46:29 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 16 replies
    The Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 5-20-15 | M. D. Kittle
    MADISON, Wis. — In the wake of a public relations nightmare over a campus mural glorifying a cop killer, Marquette University has cut ties with director of its Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. “Susannah Bartlow is no longer an employee with Marquette University,” said University Spokesman Brian Dorrington told Marquette Wire. “We will work with the Center’s advisory board to search for a new director so that we can continue to grow the important programs in the Center.” Marquette administrators had the mural of black militant Assata Shakur (formerly known as JoAnne Deborah Chesimard) removed Sunday evening, but not until,...
  • Marquette (University)parts way with director of center after flap over mural

    05/19/2015 8:08:13 PM PDT · by UB355 · 14 replies
    milwaukee journal ^ | 5/19/2015 | none listed
    The director of Marquette University's Gender and Sexuality Resource Center is no longer employed by the university, the Marquette Wire is reporting. The move comes after the university quickly removed a mural on campus that had generated outcry over the weekend because of its subject: a woman on the FBI's most wanted list who was convicted in a New Jersey state trooper's 1973 murder, escaped prison and fled to Cuba. The mural of Assata Shakur, formerly known as Joanne Chesimard, has been on display at the Marquette Gender and Sexuality Resource Center at least since March. "Susannah Bartlow is no...
  • Professor: Marquette cop killer mural product of exclusive ‘inclusion’ campus crowd

    05/19/2015 3:15:50 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 11 replies
    The Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 5-18-15 | M.D. Kittle
    At Marquette University, if you write a blog criticizing a student teacher for stifling the speech of a student who doesn’t believe in same-sex marriage, you can lose your job. Commission a mural of a convicted cop killer, well, that’s just diversity of ideas. Yes, Marquette administrators had the mural of black militant Assata Shakur removed Sunday evening, but not until, ironically, long-time Marquette political science professor John McAdams broke the story on his “Marquette Warrior” blog. That’s the same John McAdams who has been suspended from teaching since November, when the political conservative and frequent critic of Marquette administration...
  • Wally Shoebat: Obama’s Ally, Iran, Erects Giant Murals of Muslim Antichrist With Jesus Submitting

    04/19/2015 5:40:17 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 20 replies
    Shoebat.com ^ | March 4, 2015 | Walid Shoebat
    Islam has several Hadiths (saying of Muhammad) regarding Jesus praying behind the Muslim Mahdi. Today, Iran, Obama’s empowered and favored Mid East Muslim ally is excited foreseeing the coming victory against the Jews and the Christians. For that they are having giant posters portraying Jesus submitting to the will of the Muslim Mahdi standing and praying behind him. FARS News, Iran’s news media stated “This banner was designed to show the final victory, led by Ibn al-Hasan Imam Mahdi”. Jesus appears dressed in blue standing humbly behind the Muslim Mahdi (Tehran) The collection of narrations related about the prophecy that...
  • Cleveland Gas Station Features Grotesque Anti-Semitic Images

    06/05/2014 4:31:11 AM PDT · by SJackson · 94 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | June 4, 2014
    JNS.org – A Cleveland gas station owned by a Palestinian American is drawing attention for a series of grotesque anti-Israel and anti-Semitic murals featured on its walls. The gas station and convenience store called Biggie’s, located on East 55th Street and Cedar Ave in Cleveland, is owned by Palestinian-American Brahim “Abe” Ayad, who has been the target of criticism for several years due to the hateful images, the Cleveland Jewish News reported. One of the most offensive images is that of a so-called “Talmudic Priest” wearing a yarmulke while circumcising an infant with his teeth, accompanied by the words “sex...
  • Neolithic Mural in Turkey May Illustrate Ancient Volcanic Eruption

    01/09/2014 2:21:41 PM PST · by Theoria · 6 replies
    Popular Archaeology Magazine ^ | 08 Jan 2014 | Popular Archaeology Magazine
    Study indicates a correlation between the ancient mural image and date of the Hasan Dagi volcanic eruption. First discovered and excavated in the 1960's by British archaeologist James Mellaart, the world-famous 9,000-year-old Neolithic site of Catälhöyuk in Central Anatolia, Turkey, has provided a unique window on the lives of humans at the transition from hunter-gatherer to settled agriculture societies. Among the spectacular finds was a mural or wall-painting dated to about 6600 BCE and described by its discoverer and others as depicting a volcanic eruption. Arguably regarded as the first map or graphical representation of a landscape, it featured "a...
  • Buying into the Mural Trap

    11/24/2012 6:57:55 AM PST · by starpublisher · 4 replies
    Cactus Thorns ^ | 11/19/12 | Dan O'brian
    It starts as a couple of cute brightly painted drawings on the walls on old abandoned stores. Soon if you don’t watch it turns into, a major government project. Its great for the chosen few that are paid by the local governments as it becomes the driving patron of the arts.
  • Unreal: Giant Obama Mural Painted On Wall Inside Philly Polling Place…

    11/06/2012 8:32:28 AM PST · by Nachum · 46 replies
    Twitter ^ | 11/6/12 | Tim Miller
    Unreal: Obama mural inside polling place in Philly. No wonder they are kicking out GOP officials.
  • Hendrix-Obama mural may have to come down (my title)

    10/05/2012 7:20:48 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 74 replies
    WTKK ^ | 10/5/12 | WTKK
    Quincy (MA) says a mural blending President Barack Obama with Jimi Hendrix must go. A resident complained about the mural, painted on the side of the Presidents Rock Club says it does violate the rules. Should it stay or go? The owner of the restaurant will join Phantom Gourmet LIVE at 11 a.m. on News Talk 96.9. Stream via the LISTEN LIVE Facebook tab.
  • Free Tibet: Chinese diplomats trying to limit free speech in US

    09/16/2012 11:01:38 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 9 replies
    The Indian Express ^ | Sunday, September 16, 2012 | Agencies
    Washington - Accusing Chinese diplomats stationed in the US of attempting to limit free speech, US lawmakers have said that a recent move to push a little known American city to remove a mural on 'free Tibet' and 'Taiwan independence' is "a grave affront". "Limitations on speech and expression are incompatible with fundamental human rights anywhere in the world, and an attempt by your representatives to limit freedom of speech in the United States is a grave affront", Oregon Senator Ron Wyden said in a letter to the Chinese Ambassador to the US Zhang Yesui. Wyden wrote the strongly worded...
  • Greenway visitors speak out on mural controversy

    08/09/2012 6:56:39 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | August 8, 2012 | Jeremy C. Fox
    Boston residents and visitors spoke out Wednesday against anti-Muslim statements made on-line in response to a temporary mural on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. “I think that reaction comes from a place of fear rather than a place of inclusion,” said Jeff Stineback, 35, as he shared lunch with his wife Jenn Stineback Wednesday afternoon.
  • Public School Paints Over Student Mural of 'Offensive' Traditional Family

    04/07/2012 8:15:29 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 61 replies
    http://www.youtube.com ^ | 4-7-2012 | News 10 via Youtube
    Public School Paints Over Student Mural of 'Offensive' Traditional Family - YouTube