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Couple Arrested For Dancing While Waiting For The NYC Subway

(Fox) Dancing is a crime! That’s according to some New York City police officers who arrested a couple in their fifties because they were dancing while waiting for the subway. Reportedly, they had just gone to hear jazz at Lincoln Center. Afterward, in the subway station a musician was playing the steel band so the couple began doing the Charleston.

They say police officers approached them and said they weren’t allowed to dance on the platform. Officers asked for ID, but when the woman could only produce a credit card that had her picture and signature on it, the cops ordered the pair to go with them.

Things took a turn for the worse when the man took out his cell phone and began recording the whole incident. The couple said they were detained by police for “impeding the flow of traffic” and held for 23 hours. All the charges have been dropped but the couple plans to file a suit.


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Achtung! NYC is a Police State! With Bloomberg

and Ray Kelly (the Commish) leading the oppression. Walk through Grand Central Station and see cops with guns and dogs! In subways too.

In 1992, after winning a bunch of primaries, presidential candidate Pat Buchanan said: "All the peasants are coming with pitchforks. We're going to take this over the top." That is a reference to the French Revolution when the peasants attacked the elites with pitchforks.

And people wonder why we support Ron Paul? Why the concept of Liberty supersedes any one man? Why we continue to fight against all odds? Why we do what we do?

It's time to cut loose

It's time to cut loose America!

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Title 42 lawsuit for thoses government agents involved

USC title 42 sec 1983
Every person who, under color of any statute, ordinance, regulation, custom, or usage, of any State or Territory or the District of Columbia, subjects, or causes to be subjected, any citizen of the United States or other person within the jurisdiction thereof to the deprivation of any rights, privileges, or immunities secured by the Constitution and laws, shall be liable to the party injured in an action at law, suit in equity, or other proper proceeding for redress, except that in any action brought against a judicial officer for an act or omission taken in such officer's judicial capacity, injunctive relief shall not be granted unless a declaratory decree was violated or declaratory relief was unavailable. For the purposes of this section, any Act of Congress applicable exclusively to the District of Columbia shall be considered to be a statute of the District of Columbia.

"For impeding the flow of

"For impeding the flow of traffic." I would like to see a study of accidents caused by cops when they impede the flow of traffic by pulling people over.



"I never submitted the whole system of my opinions to the creed of any party of men whatever in religion, in philosophy, in politics, or in anything else where I was capable of thinking for myself." - Thomas Jefferson

Look at all the jokes about

Look at all the jokes about this! It is becuase it's so LUDICRIOUS! I do not think we are even touching the surface of how much this tyrrany goes on day after day after day.

The PO-LICE need a wake up check (and the employees of the TSA, CIA, FBI etc.). We need to point out to them that they are implementing evil, that they are now the bad guys.

Larken Rose gave an excellent speech on this very subject at the Porkfest.

Never shut up...

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Dancing is not allowed in subways or at the Jefferson Memorial

There seems to be no public place for expressing happiness according to the government.

Dancers shimmy at the Jefferson Memorial
By Lori Aratani, Published: June 4, 2011

It might not seem like the spot for a dance party, but on Saturday, dozens of people shimmied, shook and even funky-walked inside the Jefferson Memorial in protest of a recent court ruling banning such behavior.

About 200 people gathered on the steps to highlight their opposition to a U.S. Appeals Court decision handed down in May that banned dancing inside the memorial. More than 3,000 had signed up via Facebook to attend the event.

High Crimes and Misdemeanors.

Our moral compasses are spinning wildly.
Please step away from the magnet.

Memorial. A place of solemn reflection. Not a place to Be Krunkin' yer oversize booty.
Memorial Day has mutated into a drunken orgy of consumption and self gratification.
You can call me old school if you want. Only 48 stars on the flag when I was born...
survey says...mis-demeanor.

Train Platform. Where passengers stand and gather with the purpose of awaiting for arrivals and boarding or disembarking and exiting. A platform designed, built and maintained primarily for the purpose of standing can hardly be considered a traffic area. A street is a traffic area. Is a sidewalk? Detainment for public romance?
survey says...high crime.

But that's just my opinion, I could be wrong and I have been before.

In Liberty!

’High crimes and misdemeanors’ entered the text of the Constitution due to George Mason and James Madison. Mason had argued that the reasons given for impeachment - treason and bribery - were not enough. He worried that other "great and dangerous offenses" might not be covered... so Mason then proposed ‘high crimes and misdemeanors,’ a phrase well-known in English common law. In 18th century language, a ‘misdemeanor’ meant ‘miss-demeanor,’ or bad behavior.

America Rising.
The Constitution Stands.

"That the pen is mightier than the sword would be proven false; if I should take my sword and cut off the hand that holds the pen" - American Nomad

It's not the dancing...

it's being an individual.

That is what is becoming illegal.

The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
Ron Paul - The Revolution

Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. Ron Paul



Oh the horror! We must put an end to this, we need congress to create a Federal Dance Administration that will enforce proper dance law as dictated by our wise overlords in Washington.


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It would be just like Somalia!

Generally Americans hate freedom. They love to pay lip service to it but in reality they hate it. People who support Ron Paul excepted of course.



Is the pee-pee dance still ok?

Cause I'd rather dance than use the bathroom in a subway.

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.



If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
James Madison

like in nazi Germany,

like in nazi Germany, american citizens are expected to have a government issued photo ID on them at all times

Except when


Ding Ding Ding...we have a winner!

Best comment of the day!



it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

They should have claimed to be a 'flash-mob'

doing a mass street event to entertain the masses for 40 seconds and sell the new Honda...

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lol...i agree 100%

I've always hated that crap.

The only reason organized peace-disturbing (flash mobs) events are tolerated socially (and by the law) is because it supposedly is a reflection of new technology. Thus, to bash "flash mob events" is to show that you are behind the times. Bull.

First of all, such events are not dependent on cell phones and social media. People have been able to plan and execute orchestrated events since forever. Cheerleaders, music bands, protestors, business people, justice courts, etc. have been showing up at some place at the same time and carry out some choregraphed movements way before social media came out. The difference is the later groups have the decency not to bother others.

And it is especially vulgar when corporations hold flash mobs to sell their product. For example, I was at a lawn concert one weekend trying to unwind and relax; then some corporate flash mob started dancing, blasting music, running around tossing their propaganda at everyone, and asking people to fill out surveys. Christ! I'm trying to relax! But people didn't want to feel ostracized from this supposed new hip thing, so they applauded. But to me, the forced advertisement just ruined the whole event. Were they going to do it again? Was I just videoed by some corporation to be used in some other advertisements?

It's like walking down the street and some aggressive bum gets in your face asking for money.

Mob of One

I am a Mob of One.

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.

The musician

who was playing should have been cited for inciting dancing.

Charge: Inciting to Dance

With intent to hoe-down and get jiggy with it.

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.

Only other Baptists will get this...

Sex should be done only the regular way.

Anything else could lead to dancing.

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.