Looters target Coney Island after Sandy sweeps through

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================================= Looters target Coney Island after Sandy sweeps through
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/looters-target-coney-island-sandy-article-1.1195080
In broad daylight, thieves stole flat screens from Rent-A-Center. Others swiped top shelf booze from Joanns Discount Wine and Liquors.
By Matthew Lysiak AND Nancy Dillon / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 1:21 PM
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A wave a looters followed the Sandy storm surge in Coney Island, creating a double-whammy for business owners trying to pick up the obliterated pieces. The thieves started down Mermaid Avenue Tuesday morning as the chest-high water receded, turning the seaside community known for its hotdogs and tourist attractions into a lawless free-for-all. "People were running in and out of Rent-A-Center carrying these big flat screens. They were holding on tight," said witness Aisha John, 20. "I couldn't understand how someone could steal a big TV in broad daylight, but no one cared. She said people were running out of a nearby Rite Aid with bags of diapers and wipes. "Look, they've been looting our wallets for too long," said a young male who claimed he helped himself to a TV at the Rent-A-Center. It's about time we start taking this shback," the youth, who identified himself as Jesse James, told the Daily News. "It was complete lawlessness, said Ron Troyano, owner of Joanns Discount Wine and Liquors on Mermaid Ave. He said looters used tools to bust through his steel security gates around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The thieves then shattered his storefront and helped themselves to thousands of dollars worth of top shelf liquor, he said. "They pried open the gate, broke the glass and went straight for the Hennessy and Grey Goose, he said. Police got a measure of control around 4 p.m. Tuesday, but two cops positioned outside Joanns into the night failed to stop more looters from sneaking in through the roof, Troyano told The News. "They broke right in through the roof while the cops were standing outside. It's unbelievable. They were passing bottles down to each other from the roof," he said. Troyano said between the flooding and the plundering, his losses were too high to easily calculate. He said hes not sure when hell reopen. "We are supposed to come together as a community during times of crisis, not pick at each other like vultures," he said. "Next time I'm getting a gun." Looters also hit The Fresh Market five blocks down. "They destroyed everything. They stole anything they could get their hands on. Someone even ran off with the cash register," said employee Fernando Mendoza as he picked up pieces of broken glass Wednesday. "It was a mob of people. Fifty to a hundred. They were just running down the street grabbing anything that wasn't nailed down," he said. "They were literally walking out with shopping carts full of merchandise. They didn't even look worried, a Rite Aid employee who declined to give her name told The News. They looked like they were casually shopping," she said. "They looked almost happy. I saw an elderly lady walking away with batteries and a bag of Kit Kats.
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On 11/1/2012 9:12 AM, Home Guy wrote:

And another amazingly clueless post from the person who speaks for Canada who is so totally clueless that they don't understand human nature is the same everywhere:
http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/17/identifying-looters-and-lovers-in-vancouvers-riot/
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real truth wrote:

Funny you keep dragging up that SINGLE EXAMPLE from LAST YEAR.
Got any examples from this year?
Meanwhile (from a few days ago) ...
==============Violence breaks out in the streets of San Francisco, setting social media outlets aflame with activity
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/sports_blog/2010/11/san-francisco-riots.html
Pictures of typical evening fun in Yourtown USA:
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/.a/6a00d8341c630a53ef013488a60cb8970c-600wi http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/.a/6a00d8341c630a53ef013488a60f82970c-600wi =============== Oh, and by the way, here's something you'll never see happen in the US:
================Alleged Vancouver looter turned in by parents http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2011/06/17/bc-vancouver-riot-turned-in.html ================= Why?
Because americans are the worst parents in the world.
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Yes, but we are really into conspicuous consumption. That's important.
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No Americans have worst laws protect criminal at all cost and screwed the victim, you can thank to your officials that you and I put in the office.
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And that's different, how, from what Wall street and the bankers have been up to for years?
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This is just more proof that you can take the n_____ out of the ghetto but you can't take the ghetto out of the n_____.
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I just heard on the radio a couple hours ago. The incidence of racism is supposedly up, in the last four years. I guess you're following the popular trend. My guess, we're just upset with all the socialism and fascism being forced on us. By Democrats, and our affirmative action president. You know, the half-white guy in Wash DC.
Christopher A. Young Learn more about Jesus www.lds.org .

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This is just more proof that you can take the n_____ out of the ghetto but you can't take the ghetto out of the n_____.
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On 11/1/2012 5:38 PM, Stormin Mormon wrote:

I'm not sure which are worse, the thieves on Wall Street or the thieves in the ghetto?
What I really dislike is that my hard-earned tax dollars are used to subsidize both.
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And, that's due to the US Congress.
Christopher A. Young Learn more about Jesus www.lds.org .
I'm not sure which are worse, the thieves on Wall Street or the thieves in the ghetto?
What I really dislike is that my hard-earned tax dollars are used to subsidize both.
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Attribution corrected, no charge.
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I'm not sure which are worse, the thieves on Wall Street or the thieves in the ghetto?
What I really dislike is that my hard-earned tax dollars are used to subsidize both.
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Not just ghetto. When World War II ended, sailors returning to San Francisco from the Pacific rioted and looted San Francisco for THREE DAYS. Finally the National Guard had to be called in to stop the mayhem. This was 1945, remember, back in the days of "civility". And these were for the most part white guyes. 1945.
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