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Cross Burning on Cape Cod , Forestdale MA. Call to action! !No parsana!
10 Sep 2005
Calling all anti-racists, anti-fascists, and good folk of MA, a five foot by five foot wood cross was burned in Forestdale MA.
Forestdale (a section of Sandwich) is a working class section of the cape, which borders the Mass Millitary Reservation. With victims of the hurricane comming to the base, local racists reaction has been occuring. This latest action is meant to intimidate, we must not let it pass with no response.

A cross burning occured in the Forestdale section of Sandwich at the elementary school! We must organize against this blatent racist display and show that the Cape and mass truely have no place for hate!

There is an article in the Cape Cod times , the local authorities and the state fire marshals are trying to play this off as youthful pranks and another incident in a string of petty arsons. This can not be allowed to be seen as harmless youthful indisgression , regardless of the perpertators age this vile type of activity can not be allowed to pass with no reaction.

Some would say dont feed into the petty racists actions. To those i say; to ignore things like this is at our own peril, it starts with this and ends with violence against innocent people of color.

We must expose, confront and act against this activity.

I urge the Boston and the rest of the MA anti-racist populace to be in contact and help organize against what was intended to be a violent racist threat against the victims of the hurricane and local people of color.

Please email me at: thematch (at)
or call and speak to Justin : 508 364 1072
If there is any boston ARA left please be in touch

or contact the Cape codders for peace and Justice ( the group has not yet confirmed that it will organize a response, but is a strong anti racist organization) at
Contact Us!

ccpj (at)
PO Box 514
South Yarmouth, MA 02664

Diane Turco 508 432-1744
Patsy Coyle 508 398-3256
David Agnew 508 432-1718

In Solidarity!

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Boston should respond to this in large numbers.
10 Sep 2005
It's sad to see that inhuman pigs dwell in New England.
Re: Cross Burning on Cape Cod , Forestdale MA. Call to action! !No parsana!
10 Sep 2005
How is an, undeniably, racist action fascist?
Double Talker?
10 Sep 2005
" How is an, undeniably, racist action fascist?"

It doesn't say it is fascist. It says it is racist.

Did you not read that?
Re: Cross Burning on Cape Cod , Forestdale MA. Call to action! !No parsana!
11 Sep 2005
"calling all anti-fascists..."

Nope, no mention of fascism there.
Be serious here folks
11 Sep 2005
Yeah, it calls out to anti-fascists. In the states, anti-racist and anti-fascists groups are the same thing. If you want to belabor that semantics issue, go for it.

But Pete's post implies that the original article describes the cross burning as a fascists act, which it does not.

Was Pete's question trying to say 'why should anti-fascists be interested in a racist incident'? If so, then I would imagine that Pete doesn't understand what anti-racist or anti-facists activists do.

Honestly, it sounds like you people are trying to split hairs in order to built an argument out of thin air.
Re: Cross Burning on Cape Cod , Forestdale MA. Call to action! !No parsana!
11 Sep 2005
The "violent racist threat against the victims of the hurricane and local people of color." is the american government. its hard to believe its so easy to fool people in to a witch hunt against drunk punk kids doing offensive performance art when with in spiting distance thier is a whole sale, world wide SYSTEM of violent racist threat against victims of disaster both natural and american designed, delivered and executed.

if your so anti racist do you support the right of "local people of color" to defend themselfs if they live in Palestine? What do you do when thier homes get blown up? Do you protest that?
6 responses
11 Sep 2005
only 6 replies to an anti-racist call out for someone to change the subject and challenge anti-racists commitment to the freedom of palestine and opposition to zionism. close, but not quite a record.
Stop jerking off
11 Sep 2005
This was a call to oppose the burning of a cross. Vulnerable people that came to massachusetts for help and assistance are being intimidated. This is not rocket science. The only possible explanation for all of the blathering bullshit following the call is disruption and self stimulation. This IMC attracts more than its share of shitheads.
Re: Cross Burning on Cape Cod , Forestdale MA. Call to action! !No parsana!
11 Sep 2005
It makes sense to call antifa to help respond to racist provocations because as often as not it's fascists who are behind public ritualistic racist acts. Lots of people are racist but can't be bothered to go to such extreme lengths to push racist ideology into the public sphere. Does that make sense?
Re: Cross Burning on Cape Cod , Forestdale MA. Call to action! !No parsana!
12 Sep 2005
We could go into the racist fascist link all night long, but i think the last reply by iron council really sums it about up. If you want to we can debate though im all up for it.
Email me if you are so bothered that i asked for antifa help on what i belive to be; with personal knowledge, 20 something neo nazi boneheads who i grew up with that are behind this. Nazi idiots exsist here (in very small number allbeit) they get dumbass kids to do stupid shit like that, they tried to get me and my dubmass friends to. Some took em up on it. They would Drive around hyannis with swastika flags it gets some glares and shouts as well as the occasional rock let me tell yah.
Ive delt with these scum before , but they never had the chuzpta to do this sort of shit.
So i ask for solidarity to put a stop to it to help show that the cape and MA doesnt put up with KKK style bullshit!
So what if the whole world sucks and is violent and the system is the most violent of all? Should we allow boneheads to intimidate people and use drunk wayward kids who's lives suck to do their biddings?
SHould we allow racist symbols of intimidation to be shoved in the face of the local community of color ?
Should we just let it get swept under the rug like the violence of the state of israel against the palestinan people?
No of course not.

Lets get this show on the road.

yah and for the record im all for the palestinans defending themselves.
Everyone has the right to self defence.
what will you do, have a vigil?
12 Sep 2005
of course such actions should be denounced. but if you have no idea who committed them and just go have a candlelight vigil somewhere, they perpetrators will probably just laugh and do it again.

we need to catch these guys in the act, on film. think about it. maybe a honeypot?
Hunt em out.
15 Sep 2005
Go for it mucks, im sure catching the drunk punk skinheads whomever it was wouldnt be too hard.

I would rather address the racist atmosphere from which this action was bread than waste my time playing detective to find some wastoid sandwichite.
Kid has probally never left the cape or something.
If i find more evidence that this was organized white supremist influenced than yah they will be found so dont stress on it (not that you were losing any sleep over it anyway. )