'Keep Santa Cruz Weird': Has offbeat branding effort gone too far?

Full story: santacruzsentinel.com

More than a decade ago, Kevin Cornell moved from Toronto to Santa Cruz to be a Borland vice president overseeing the software company's field operations in North and South America.
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Our "weirdness" was our pluralism.

Now it should read:

"Keep Santa Cruz KIND !"
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We demand wholesome family values like the Santa Cruz WARRIORS and Canfield's NEPTUNE KINGDOM Arcade!

We demand TBSC's moral authority to DICTATE Santa Cruz cultural future be acknowledged!

Analicia, we salute you! We follow you! Our undivided FEAR-MONGERING attention is yours to lead!

One city, one community, one Analicia!
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No kidding, this is truly alarming, reactionary, mob mentality, like the South of yore:
http://takebacksantacruz.com

Also, downright stupid and shameful.
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Analicia gets not just a seat at the table, she gets commanding position at the podium! She shakes her fist and raises her voice in CONTEMPT of bum-coddlers! NONE DARE STAND IN HER WAY.

TOURCHLIGHT PARADE and RALLY coming soon! Join TBSC or SHUT UP.

http://www.cafepress.com/takebacksantacruz
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Analicia gets not just a seat at the table, she gets commanding position at the podium! She shakes her fist and raises her voice in CONTEMPT of bum-coddlers! NONE DARE STAND IN HER WAY.
http://takebacksantacruz.com

TOURCHLIGHT PARADE and RALLY coming soon! Join TBSC or SHUT UP.

"Show Your Support! Check out our Cafe Press store full of TBSC stuff!"
http://www.cafepress.com/takebacksantacruz
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Let's clean up this town! Join TBSC! Support tough talk! DEMAND ACTION!

SIGN or be SUSPECT:
http://www.cleanupsantacruz.org
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Get Out Now wrote:
TOURCHLIGHT PARADE and RALLY
You mean a MOB with torches?
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ANONdelaCRUZ wrote:
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You mean a MOB with torches?
You mean like some participants in the 2010 May Day "Dance Party"?
http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_1...

(or if you limit yourself to only pro-activist media, try indybay)
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2010/05/07/1...
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Or a mob of mentally dimly lit individuals who are not able to carry any sort of illumination devices whatsoever.

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TOURCHLIGHT PARADE and RALLY coming soon! Join TBSC or SHUT UP.

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Our "weirdness" was our pluralism.

Now it should read:

"Keep Santa Cruz KIND !"

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