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  • Chinese anger after terracotta warrior's thumb stolen in US

    02/20/2018 1:40:25 AM PST · by Simon Green · 70 replies
    CNN ^ | 02/20/18 | Ellie Kaufman and Ben Westcott
    Chinese authorities are livid over the theft of a thumb from a 2,000-year-old terracotta warrior on loan to a US museum, calling for the perpetrator to be "severely" punished. The ancient statue is valued at $4.5 million and considered a "priceless part of China's cultural heritage." It was on display at Philadelphia's Franklin Institute when the vandalism took place. "We call on the United States to severely punish those who have done [this]," Shaanxi Provincial Cultural Relic Exchange Center's director told the Beijing Youth Daily, a state-run Chinese newspaper. The warrior statues date back to 209 B.C., when the...
  • Black Churches Vandalized by Black Guy

    11/28/2017 7:31:07 PM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | Nov. 28, 2017 | Moonbattery
    A wild spree of unrestrained hate targeted five black churches in New Jersey: ***tweet on link*** Care to guess the race of the culprit? Sure enough: A Morristown man was arrested Sunday in connection with the vandalism of five New Jersey churches over the weekend, authorities said. Zuri C. Towns, 45, confessed to breaking signs and windows at the predominantly African-American churches, according to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. To the surprise only of moonbats, Towns is a person of politically preferred pigmentation. Security footage obtained by The Post shows the suspect, clad in a hoodie and jacket, walking briskly...
  • Vandal etches slogans critical of president into greens at Trump golf courses

    09/19/2017 5:11:42 PM PDT · by BBell · 34 replies ^ | 9/19/17 | Justin Sink and Terrence Dopp
    The Trump Organization didn't disclose when the damage occurred or whether the president, who stayed at Bedminster over the weekend, was present when the vandal struckFour Trump Organization golf courses, including one at President Donald Trump’s Bedminster, N.J., residence, were vandalized with slogans critical of the administration etched into putting greens. Police have a suspect in custody. Nine greens at Trump courses in Ferry Point, Hudson Valley, and Westchester — all in New York — and Bedminster were damaged in similar acts of vandalism, according to a person familiar with the incident. The Trump Organization said a suspect has been...
  • Takiyah Thompson, Hailed As ‘Hero,’ Showered With Support For Toppling Confederate Statue

    08/16/2017 8:47:48 PM PDT · by rktman · 50 replies ^ | 8/16/2017 | Zeba Blay
    Takiyah Thompson, a 22-year-old student activist who participated in tearing down a Confederate statue during a protest in Durham, North Carolina has been released from jail. Thompson is now one of four people as of Wednesday afternoon who have been arrested for damaging the monument, a move that many are calling out as unjust.
  • Man caught vandalizing church featured in “Godfather II”

    07/02/2017 11:54:10 AM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    nypost ^ | July 2, 2015 | Daniel Prendergast
    A man was caught on surveillance video vandalizing several statues outside a historic church in Soho last week. The strapping crook jumped a fence outside of Saint Anthony of Padua Catholic Church on Sullivan Street where he began destroying the religious icons around 12:40 a.m. June 26, the video released by cops Saturday shows. The video shows the man picking up three small statues and hurling them at a larger statue depicting the Virgin Mary, police said. *****VIDEO ON LINK******
  • Roxbury man James Issac arrested for holocaust memorial vandalism

    06/29/2017 1:55:13 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 1 replies
    Around 1:50 a.m. Wednesday, James E. Isaac was arrested after a witness reported seeing him throw a large rock at the memorial, shattering a glass panel, Police Commissioner William B. Evans said.
  • Why one man keeps ramming his car into Ten Commandments statues on government property

    06/28/2017 6:29:19 PM PDT · by RightCenter · 35 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | June 28 2017 | Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    In the video, the Arkansas Capitol dome can be seen lit against the night sky as the Dodge Dart accelerates to 10, then 20 mph. “Oh my goodness,” a man says as he flicks on the car’s lights. “Freedom!” The vehicle speeds up the hill, and the last thing that comes into view before a crash is a large, newly installed monument. Authorities say the man in the video is Michael Tate Reed, an alleged serial destroyer of Ten Commandments monuments. He was arrested by state capitol police officers at the scene early Wednesday, according to Chris Powell, a spokesman...
  • Suspected Cardinal Newman High School vandal declares self Satan in court

    12/21/2016 9:35:24 PM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies ^ | December 21, 2016 | staff
    A Guerneville man accused of toppling statues, breaking windows and ransacking the offices of Cardinal Newman High School stood before a Sonoma County judge Wednesday and declared himself to be Satan. Andrew Faulkner, 23, was arrested Monday night inside the north Santa Rosa Catholic school where authorities believe he went on a vandalism rampage after school hours, causing about $100,000 in damage. At his arraignment on charges of burglary, vandalism and being under the influence of methamphetamine, Faulkner waved to Judge Arthur Wick, said “hi” and concluded his brief appearance with a message. “By the way, I’m Satan,” said Faulkner,...
  • ‘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,...
  • James Lambert Otis (Trump Walk of Fame star), I and many others are completely fed up too!

    10/27/2016 7:10:02 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 7 replies
    News about what you did ^ | 27 October 2016 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Mr. Otis, A huge number of us are fed up too. However, we haven't gone and done something illegal to get free attention to spread your philosophy like you did. We also grew up with values you obviously do not have that "two wrongs don't make a right". So, someone did something wrong to members of your family and instead of addressing it through the courts or going after the actual perpetrator, you take it out on someone with whom you disagree who had nothing to do with YOUR situation? Are you unable to see how illogical that is? If...
  • Vandal With Axe Breaks Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame Star to Pieces

    10/26/2016 8:33:44 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    KNBC-TV ^ | October 26, 2016 | Jonathan Lloyd
    Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was in pieces Wednesday morning after it was vandalized overnight by a man with an axe. The Republican presidential candidate and former "Apprentice" host received the star in January 2007. The star in the 6800 block of Hollywood Boulevard, a prominent location on the Walk of Fame not far from the Hollywood and Highland Center, was broken into pieces overnight by a man with some type of hammer or axe, according to a boulevard street performer. Los Angeles police confirmed they are investigating the vandalism report, received at about 6 a.m....
  • Charges filed against Jill Stein

    09/07/2016 1:12:49 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 47 replies ^ | 9/7/16 | Blair Emerson/AP
    Charges have been filed against Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and her running mate, Ajamu Baraka. On Tuesday, the Morton County Sheriff's Department accused Stein of spray-painting equipment Tuesday at a Dakota Access Pipeline work site, located south of Mandan.
  • Witch Who Smeared Church With Feces Commits Suicid

    08/24/2016 2:52:07 PM PDT · by Morgana · 57 replies ^ | August 24, 2016 | Richard Ducayne
    BOWLING GREEN, MO ( - In early August, a self-proclaimed Wiccan Catholic smeared a local Bowling Green Catholic church with her own feces. On Monday, August 22, she was found dead in her apartment from an apparent suicide. The local coroner, Jim Turner, has withheld the details of 54-year-old Linda Howard's death, only saying it looked like a suicide and that he would release details at a later date. Howard, who vandalized St. Clement Catholic Church, told police she committed the act because she was angry with God. The parish priest, Fr. Bill Peckmen, posted a message on his Facebook...
  • Meet The No-Talent Hack Who Is Defacing America’s National Parks With ACRYLIC PAINT

    10/27/2014 12:57:31 PM PDT · by TexasCajun · 65 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/27/2014 | ERIC OWENS
    The National Park Service is investigating a woman who appears to have traveled from New York to several Western states in recent weeks in order to paint pointless, embarrassingly unsightly drivel all over a bunch of America’s most pristine and most iconic national parks. The crap sketcher is Casey Nocket, Modern Hiker reports. Nocket, 21, left her trail of twaddle in nearly a dozen federally-protected parks including Yosemite National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Crater Lake National Park, Joshua Tree National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park.
  • An Open Letter to the Vandal Who Destroyed Our Pro-Life Signs

    05/20/2014 9:24:24 AM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Life News ^ | Liberty Pike
    Within the last week or so, Oregon Right to Life posted 17 signs alongside Interstate 5, on private properties of pro-life landowners. Many of them (pictured) read: “Abortion: a Lifetime of Regret.” We started to receive word Friday that an unknown number of them had been vandalized with the words, “It’s OK” pasted over it. Today, a south-traveling supporter stopped and took pictures of three of the vandalized signs. vandalism27We obviously have no way of knowing who vandalized the signs. It appears to be well-planned and the vandal also had to cross barbwire fences to get to the signs. The...
  • Graffiti Artist Hits ‘Like’ On Facebook And Gets Arrested For His Alleged Role In Riot

    08/18/2013 6:16:09 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 12 replies ^ | August 18, 2013 5:23 PM
    HUNTINGTON BEACH ( — A graffiti artist, who allegedly tagged a police car during the riot in Huntington Beach last month, clicked the “like” button on the police department’s Facebook page, triggering his arrest, police said Sunday. Huntington Beach police took to Facebook to trumpet the arrest of Luis Enrique Rodriguez, 18, of Anaheim. Rodriguez, “apparently proud of his actions, ‘liked’ the Huntington Beach Police Department’s picture # 15 and shared it with his friends, which was noticed by numerous fans on our Facebook page and a series of tips led to his identification,” police posted. On his own Facebook...
  • Chinese teen defaces Egypt temple; sparks outcry

    05/28/2013 11:39:23 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 28 replies
    ap ^ | 36 minutges ago | Gillian Wong,
    The teen scratched "Ding Jinhao visited here" in Chinese on a temple wall in the ancient city Luxor, and the incident came to light when another Chinese tourist posted a photo of it on a popular microblog...
  • Suspected Tagger Found Dead, Dangling 9 Stories Up on Office Tower (Graffiti Punk Meets Doom)

    04/02/2013 7:31:10 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 28 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 2, 2013 | From a Times staff writer
    Suspected tagger found dead, hanging 9 stories up on office tower A man whose body was found hanging from a downtown Sacramento building Monday, nine stories up, appears to be a tagger who was attempting the vandalize the property, authorities say. The man had used rope to tie himself in a seated position like a rappeller, authorities said. The rope was tied off with a window washing anchor, and fire officials believe that that anchor could have held his weight. But they don't think he was a window washer.
  • Obama Artist Paints Gun Owners as ‘Satan’

    03/31/2013 4:05:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 40 replies
    Political Outcast ^ | 3/30/13 | Tad Cronn
    Few things are more obnoxious than atheists lecturing Christians about what they think the Bible says or should say. One of those however would be an atheist artist lecturing Christians in service of his political master’s dogma. Shepard Fairey barely deserves the title of artist. He’s the hack who designed the Obama “Hope” poster that helped usher in the Age of Obama. Fairey received two years’ probation and a $25,000 fine for contempt of court in a lawsuit related to that poster, which he based on a copyrighted Associated Press photo. His body of work smacks of Soviet Union-style propaganda...
  • Vandal Keys ‘Obama’ Into 2 Cars In Alta Loma

    10/27/2012 8:20:06 AM PDT · by granite · 57 replies
    CBS ^ | October 27, 2012 7:07 AM | CBS
    ALTA LOMA (CBS) — A case of campaign vandalism is under investigation Friday in Alta Loma. Someone keyed the word “Obama” into two cars and slashed seats in another outside a residence that had Mitt Romney campaign signs. CBS2 and KCAL9 reporter Rob Schmitt spoke to Ken Slown, owner of one of the keyed vehicles. Slown actually supports President Obama! He explained to Schmitt that he and his wife — both currently unemployed — are staying with her parents and it’s her parents who support Romney. “I don’t know if they were trying to get a point across, to vote...