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angry citizen: take that damn hockey sweater off andy jackson

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Herbert Anchovy, Aug 1, 2006.

  1. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A local resident, unapologetic about his actions, redressed the North Carolina Historical Commission for not being more upset when state monuments were garbed in Carolina Hurricanes jerseys.
    "Do you think Andrew Jackson, sitting majestically on his horse while wearing a Hurricanes jersey was awe-inspiring and thought-provoking?" Davis Jones told the commission. "No, it was a distraction and derailed the purpose of the monument to both educate and honor.''
    Jones, 49, was issued a citation for injuring the personal property of the state on May 24, when he removed the jerseys from the Union Square monuments. The statues were decorated for the Hurricanes' playoff run.
    Hurricanes staff then removed the rest of the jerseys.
    The Hurricanes, who own the jerseys, decided not the pursue the case. The charges against Jones were dropped Friday.
    Commission Chairman Jerry Cashion said he was taking steps to ensure that it didn't happen again.
    "I share the outrage over the desecration of the monuments,'' he said.
    Hurricanes spokesman Howard Sadel said the team would probably not put jerseys on the statues in the future.
    Jones, who said he's a fan of the Stanley Cup champions, did not apologize.
    "I considered it not only a responsibility, but a duty to go down there and take those jerseys off," he said.
    The statues also were adorned in jerseys in 2002. But the commission was not contacted either time for permission as statutes require.
    Jones said state Administration Secretary Britt Cobb gave the team permission to put up the jerseys.
  2. JR

    JR Active Member

    Could someone remove the pickle from that guy's ass.
  3. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Maybe he was a transplant from Hartford....
  4. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Try dealing with the Confederate flag. By comparison, a few hockey sweaters aren't that big a deal.

    No one with the Hurricanes was trying to snub history.
  5. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    Some people just don't get the NHL. I understand that. This guy? I don't understand.
  6. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Probably the dumbest shit (not written by Pube) I've heard all week.
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