Lifeguards Attacked at McCarren Pool

New York Times, June 29, 2012

An unruly crowd at McCarren Pool in Brooklyn attacked the lifeguards Friday evening, leading the city’s parks department to close the pool early just one day after its reopening.

A fight broke out shortly after 6 p.m., about an hour before closing on what had been a sweltering day, when some teenagers doing back-flips into the pool refused to follow the lifeguards’ command to stop, said Vickie Karp, the department spokeswoman. The teenagers then attacked the lifeguards.

There were no serious injuries, Ms. Karp said, but the episode soured what was supposed to be a celebration, with the pool, on the Williamsburg-Greenpoint border, filled with swimmers for the first time in 28 years.

The city spent 30 months and $50 million to restore the pool to its former glory.

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  • This is why there were Jim Crow laws. 

    It had nothing to with hating people with dark skin tone and kinky hair. 

    I was about protecting white people from black crime and violence.

    • Church_of_Jed

      Stop offending hair by calling it kinky.   They have only kinky wool on their heads.

    • and blacks leaving floaters in the pool!

    • mikejones91

      Whats even better about your comment is that the majority of likes are from guests. I’m sure they’ll be full members soon. 

  • IstvanIN

     Blacks are not only incapable of creating or maintaining any level of civilization beyond the most primitive but are incapable, as a group, of behaving in a manner that we would consider civil or following the most basic rules.  And thus our betters have flushed the most advanced society the world has ever known down the toilet because of the fairy tale of equality.

  • These black (non-) swimmers were probably told “no” for the first time in their lives when this lifeguard (most likely non-black) told them they couldn’t make fools of themselves in the pool.  They interpreted that as a diss, and as you know, the diss is the great unpardonable sin among or toward blacks, which the disser must pay with his life.  Which he almost did.

    The city spent 30 months and $50 million to restore the pool to its former glory.

    Takes more than money restore something to its former glory.  It also takes restoring the original racial demographics.

     

  • Hirschibold

    Politely asking black people to desist in any behavior is tantamount to a slap in the face in their culture. There is no common ground, or reciprocity. If you have a black neighbor in an apartment building playing loud music at 2 am, and you knock gently on their door and plead reasonably for them to turn down the volume so that you can get some sleep, you might as well be jabbing a lion in the eye with a stick.

    There was a white comedian who once joked that if you’re in the movie theater and black people are talking, and you turn around and say “Can you please be quiet,” your words will go into one ear, pass through a ‘blackness filter’ and are processed as “Shut up darkie, slavery was right!”

    I seem to remember a story about an African-American woman stabbing someone with a meat thermometer at a movie theater.

  • JackKrak

    $50 million for a pool and 30 months to do it – all done so animals can then ruin it on the first day after its reopening.

    I think I’ve found my ultimate metaphor illustrating B.R.A.

  • 30 Months and $50 million to restore a pool?  Were they trying to make a replica of the gold plated indoor pool located on the grounds at Hearst Castle?  This is just insane!

    • They had to hire a minority business to do the job.

      • The__Bobster

        And then a White firm to fix the damage caused by the minority bidness.

        • And the White business had  to hire some well-paid  niggers to sleep at the office and pretend to be VP’s  of something or other,like Community Relations.

  • “The city spent 30 months and $50 million to restore the pool to its former glory.”

    Diversity in action again I take it!$50 million on a swimming pool so Bantus and illegal invading Mexicans can have a place to swim after they indulge in their free lunch program at the local school. Your hard-earned tax dollars squandered once again.

    “There were no serious injuries, Ms. Karp said, but the episode soured what was supposed to be a celebration.”

    Yes…diversity has a penchant for souring many things once they reach critical mass. Why should a public pool be any different.

    • Up to my neck in CA

      Speaking of souring, imagine the pool water.

  • Church_of_Jed

    How many millions of afrovoodoo Diversities are out there who feel it is their duty to MLK to openly disobey White laws?   Let’s recruit them to replace the White college professors who complain about “our deplorable lack of Diversity on campus”.

    Nothing says “change” like feral Diversity all up en heeah.

  • newscomments70

    A group of “teens” brutally attack a some lifeguards over nothing….the liberal media describes it as a “fight”. 

    • The__Bobster

      They’re not allowed to use “chimpout”.

  • Anyone who works with blacks should get combat pay.

  • IstvanIN

    How many road could be paved with 50 million dollars?  Or bridges and railroad tracks repaired?  Or miles of border fence erected?  What a waste.

  • William_JD

    How can you possibly spend $50 million on a swimming pool?

    • Up to my neck in CA

      Somebody got paid!

  • ViktorNN

    As (a twist on) the old saying goes… :

    “Blacks are why we can’t have nice things.”

  • anarchyst

    It’s the defective black pathology that fuels the violence that is endemic and part of black culture.
    Being “disrespected” calls for immediate action, by knife or gun. Everyshere blacks congregate, there is violence.
    In Florida, “young master trayvon” was disrespected by neighborhood watchman Mr. Zimmerman for asking about his “business” being in that neighborhood. Any ordinary (non-black) person would have explained that he had relatives in the neighborhood and would have been on his way, but not young master trayvon. In order to regain his “respect” “young master trayvon” was “forced” (by his defective black pathology) to jump Mr. Zimmerman and murder him.
    In a related note, it is no surprise that many towns and cities “close up shop” when black college students “celebrate” their “spring break” week. It is just not worth it to cater to this naturally violent segment of American “society”. It is far better to “go on vacation” than to deal with the unruly and violent black hordes.

  • anarchyst

    Blame must go to the “greatest generation” that pushed through the “civil rights (for some)” laws and the anti-white (unrestricted) immigration laws.
    It wasn’t the “baby boomers” who were responsible for these two atrocities.

  • That’s why when it comes to blacks, you’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t.

  • Breaking hot, dot dot dot.

    http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Police-Officer-Attack-Assault-McCarren-Park-Pool-Brooklyn-161188425.html

    More attacks at this pool.

    Notice the pic.  It’s a still from the video report, so it is probably not a generic stock photo, ergo  from this pool.  See the white lifeguard and black (non-) swimmers. 

  • MartelC

    So the first step is taken in closing the pool again. 
    Next step: heavy police presence.. banning ‘troublemakers’ from the pool – 
    then a deluge of articles from the NYT about how poor black kids are discriminated against at city pools, “often on the hottest days of the year” .. then the lawsuits and further diversity hiring… 
    THEN: mismanaged pool declines in quality and is way over budget.. 
    THEN the pool is shut down again, back to the empty graffiti stained mess it was. 

  • Anon American

     Bless you, Trudy.  I’m so sorry our country let you down.  And we did let you down – first by the destruction of your hometown with “integration”, then all the PC-nonsense after the murder of your brother, finally by this sort of minority-pandering we see with this pool story.  And we’ll keep letting you down in the future in a vain effort at “embracing diversity”.  I’m so sorry this is happening!