Politics: Action YOU Can Take
Are you sick and tired of watching your beloved nation turn into a police state?
If your answer is yes, go read this disturbing story about an 80-year-old church deacon arrested and physically dragged out of a shopping mall for, apparently, wearing a T-shirt that "upset" shoppers.
The deacon says he was drinking coffee at the mall. The mall security shites say he was handing out anti-war material. They arrested him and had police haul him off in a wheelchair. The police are paid by the taxpayers. Since when did they become private security for building owners? Shouldn't they be tracking down murderers, rapists, child abusers and wife-beaters? Instead of physically dragging peaceful citizens out of private buildings? What was so fucking offensive about the shirt?
Police said that Don Zirkel, of Bethpage, was disturbing shoppers at the Lake Grove mall with his T-shirt, which had what they described as “graphic anti-war images.” Zirkel, a deacon at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal in Wyandanch, said his shirt had the death tolls of American military personnel and Iraqis - 4,000 and 1 million - and the words “Dead” and “Enough.” The shirt also has three blotches resembling blood splatters.Gosh, hearing about the number of dead is upsetting? Try being a relative of some of the dead.
You can contact the schmucks who own the mall at:
Simon Property Group
225 West Washington St
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
As for the mall security people &mdash when you arrest someone who looks like everybody's dear old grandpa, you deserve a boot in the fundament from the more able-bodied. And don't give us that shite about "just doing your job." That excuse didn't wash at Nuremberg. Why the hell are you enabling the police state that will take away your rights? Stumble It!