Michael Nutter, care to comment on the state of our unions to the folks at Philadelphiaspeaks? No? That's alright, we all know you're just a big pu$$y.
Speaking of pu$$ies: Jim Kenney, how's it been attending to Gillespie's nether regions?
It's curious that the "skilled vandalism" at 6600 State Rd escapes mention in relation to this latest incident at the Quaker Meeting.
While also described as "competitive sabotage", at the time of the story police ruled out that it was labor-related. Now that makes sense.
Perhaps the most disturbing act was that "porta potties were flattened like pancakes" before the equipment was set ablaze. It's suspected that the perps arrived by boat and the British are not being ruled out. A compressor was rolled into the Delaware River.
Construction at the $212 million project was suspended until a security system could be installed.
they should have kept quiet about the security system so they could catch the people.
"Believing is seeing" - paraphrased from PH
The story also seems more neutral with the good Lt now saying "I can't prove anything". Next time hopefully they get the cameras before the vandalism to save us all the drama.
From PhillyMag - http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...41248874,d.dmQ
Last edited by AsYouWere; 01-17-2013 at 06:13 PM.
By the way, Michael Pestronk's word isn't gospel. I can say without a doubt that I have been on far more job sites than he has ever been on and a small minority of them have had surveillance systems because crimes of this magnitude are pretty rare. They are more likely to have security guards, but that's not all that common either on projects of this size in this location.
[QUOTE=the mule;564230]You've been harping on the contractor for not installing cameras, suggesting that the vandalism would not have occurred if they did, with the implication that they got what they deserved for not doing so. Nobody can say for sure whether it would have had any effect or not, but cameras and 24/7 security haven't deterred the unions at Goldtex, so I'd imagine such measures would have little effect against motivated vandals at a secluded job site. Convenience stores and banks still get robbed even with cameras out the wazoo. The UK's widespread CCTV coverage has failed to impact crime. Sure, it wouldn't hurt to have cameras, but don't expect it to be a magic bullet.[QUOTE]
No I don't expect it to be a magic bullet but otoh a camera did lead to a quick arrest of the guy who threw the woman on the tracks. At the CH site it may not even have been lighted enough for a camera and I can't figure how residents across the street didn't see the flashes from the torch(es)
Goon City - Jillian Kay Melchior - National Review Online
Pathetic. And it seems to elude too many people that we have a government that enables this sort of behavior.
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