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Old 02-17-2012, 12:01 AM
 
Location: southern california
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cane beatings.
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Old 02-17-2012, 06:10 AM
 
Location: 15206
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My, this combined with the Target incident sure is a black mark on East Liberty's recent record. As someone hoping to buy a house this year, I've seen several promising properties in East Liberty...but this definitely has me thinking twice about it.
Most of those houses in east liberty Already sold. There will be more though. Those houses are closer to highland park than the business core, which is closest to Shadyside.

From what i understand, Many of these anarchist fools aren't from pgh. The rest are probably 19 and will chill out once their trust funds run out or when they start reproducing.
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Old 02-17-2012, 06:41 AM
 
Location: ɥbɹnqsʇʇıd
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Does anyone even have an inkling of information about this other than a Post Gazette article and some pieces of paper? I haven't seen a single photo/video/news reel etc.

Just seems sketchy.
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Old 02-17-2012, 07:33 AM
 
Location: Umbrosa Regio
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Does anyone even have an inkling of information about this other than a Post Gazette article and some pieces of paper? I haven't seen a single photo/video/news reel etc.

Just seems sketchy.
Two broken windows.

I don't see this as being a big deal overall and is pretty close to meaningless.
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Old 02-17-2012, 07:40 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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Two broken windows.

I don't see this as being a big deal overall and is pretty close to meaningless.

If it was just a random, isolated situation, you might be right.


But it looks like the work of an organized group of anarchists looking to terrorize the neighborhood and the city.
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Old 02-17-2012, 07:48 AM
 
Location: If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space
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If it was just a random, isolated situation, you might be right.


But it looks like the work of an organized group of anarchists looking to terrorize the neighborhood and the city.
Yeah, I feel like it's a bit of a paranoid over-reaction but my first thought was that it was a strange 'coincidence' that it was a diner and a PNC bank again - like the diner and PNC in Oakland that were targeted by anarchists during the G8. Yes, it's been a couple of years between incidents, but it seems more relevant considering current circumstances with the Occupy movement.
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Old 02-17-2012, 07:57 AM
 
Location: Umbrosa Regio
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Yeah, I feel like it's a bit of a paranoid over-reaction but my first thought was that it was a strange 'coincidence' that it was a diner and a PNC bank again - like the diner and PNC in Oakland that were targeted by anarchists during the G8. Yes, it's been a couple of years between incidents, but it seems more relevant considering current circumstances with the Occupy movement.
If there are several reports in the coming months of bandana-wearing ruffians running loose, breaking a window or two, and distributing leaflets, I'd probably agree that there's something broader going on. But from what I read and saw, it looks neither particularly organized nor particularly large. Let's hope it stays that way.
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Old 02-17-2012, 07:58 AM
 
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I wouldn't read much more into it then a group of losers that need a good beating by the police.
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Old 02-17-2012, 08:41 AM
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Location: Pittsburgh
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I wouldn't read much more into it then a group of losers that need a good beating by the police.
If that is what it takes to make the area safe, I am all for it. No room for youths terrorizing everyone. Guess I need to have my guard up more.
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Old 02-17-2012, 08:50 AM
 
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you guys really would have enjoyed the complete lack of street crime and vandalism in stalinist russia.
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