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NYC: WORST RAT INFESTATION IN THE WORLD
breitbart.com ^ | January 24, 2014 | ROBERT WILDE

Posted on 01/25/2014 7:03:45 AM PST by ilovesarah2012

The popular and informational television station Animal Planet has named New York City the worst city for rats in the world. In this case, they are not referring to politicians. We are talking about “Rattus norvegicus,” otherwise known as the "brown rat." Brown rats are a scourge to rural and urban areas and are one of the most serious pests on the planet, carrying diseases and multiplying at exponential speed. One pair of rats can multiply up to 200 times in just one year. They are adept at climbing, swimming, and yes, working their way thru a serpentine of sewer pipes and exiting your toilet bowl. It is estimated that NYC has twice as many rats as they do humans. If you run the math, that would total about 16 million rats. But no worries, the New York's Health Department provides an interactive map for residents to view rat infestations on RIP (Rat Informational Portal). The series of maps mark the blocks with the worst infestations, coloring the most densely infested areas with red. As a result, one can look at raw data and investigate any neighborhood or building to see to what extent any particular venue is infested. Clicking on an area of the map will supply inspection dates, actions, and results. Moreover, one can retrieve rat history, going back to 2009, of any address within New York’s five boroughs.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: billdeblasio; chirlanemccray; newyork; newyorkcity

1 posted on 01/25/2014 7:03:45 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

No kidding. They’ve gotten so bad that they’re ordering conservatives to leave.


2 posted on 01/25/2014 7:04:47 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I thought that one would go to D.C :p


3 posted on 01/25/2014 7:04:58 AM PST by Bikkuri ( those would have been affected.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Rattus novegicus = DEMONRATS


4 posted on 01/25/2014 7:05:06 AM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Rattus norvegicus = DEMONRATS


5 posted on 01/25/2014 7:05:34 AM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I hear the rodent problem is bad too.


6 posted on 01/25/2014 7:06:19 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I understand the NYC rats are second to only Chicago rats in voter registration.


7 posted on 01/25/2014 7:06:49 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz ("The GOP fights its own base with far more vigor than it employs in fighting the Dims.")
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To: ilovesarah2012

The jokes just write themselves.


8 posted on 01/25/2014 7:07:43 AM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: ilovesarah2012

“...no worries, the New York’s Health Department provides an interactive map for residents to view rat infestations on RIP (Rat Informational Portal).”

this is of course completley unfair, giving humans the advantage and leaving the poor little ratses to fend for themselves.

I trust The Other Great Leader Mayor De Blah Blah Blahsio..will address this shortly!!....


9 posted on 01/25/2014 7:08:44 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: ilovesarah2012

It’s a matter of professional courtesy.


10 posted on 01/25/2014 7:08:46 AM PST by Junk Silver
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To: ilovesarah2012

Walking past the piles of trash and garbage put out on the sidewalks in Manhattan at night, they sometimes look like they are alive and moving there are so many rats.


11 posted on 01/25/2014 7:09:22 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences." - Robert Louis Stevenson)
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To: KC_Lion

I was going to suggest taxing the rats at a very high rate. That would drive them out.


12 posted on 01/25/2014 7:09:26 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: SampleMan; Doc Savage

Now, now, the article is about the rats in NYC, not the ‘rats. (^_^)


13 posted on 01/25/2014 7:10:25 AM PST by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know...)
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To: ilovesarah2012
I was going to suggest taxing the rats at a very high rate. That would drive them out.

But they all vote democrat....


14 posted on 01/25/2014 7:11:58 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences." - Robert Louis Stevenson)
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To: ilovesarah2012

The problem is with the people who are supposed to stand up to the rats.

If no one cares and rats are just accepted, rats will prosper.

Newark NJ has rats like no others; they casually hop around in broad daylight.


15 posted on 01/25/2014 7:12:07 AM PST by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Also known as the Siberian hamster.


16 posted on 01/25/2014 7:15:07 AM PST by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: ilovesarah2012; All

17 posted on 01/25/2014 7:17:13 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Iron Munro

Yeah, even the dead ones.


18 posted on 01/25/2014 7:17:23 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

And they’re rooting out the four legged vermin!!!


19 posted on 01/25/2014 7:18:50 AM PST by ontap
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To: SandRat

Love it.


20 posted on 01/25/2014 7:19:06 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

Does the map have 1600 Pennsylvania Ave on it?


21 posted on 01/25/2014 7:23:15 AM PST by matthew fuller (Our enemy list- http://www.nraila.org/news-issues/fact-sheets/2004/anti-gun-lobbying-organizations..)
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To: Iron Munro

The boys on Duck Dynasty would unload their shotguns on the rat piles just like they do on beaver dams.


22 posted on 01/25/2014 7:23:39 AM PST by Old Yeller
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To: SandRat
I thought that the greatest infestation was in the White House, (we need to change this name cause its racist!)

There is no easy solution for the

democ RATS!

23 posted on 01/25/2014 7:25:23 AM PST by Young Werther (Julius Caesar said "Quae cum ita sunt. Since these things are so.".)
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To: ilovesarah2012
All they need is a good smoker, yum!


24 posted on 01/25/2014 7:25:35 AM PST by HangnJudge
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To: ilovesarah2012

If there isn’t already, there will soon be a Rat Protection Society. After all, rats are living beings and must be protected. Where is PETA on this- they must stop the persecution, mistreatment and execution of all the innocent rodentia! Where are the sensitive environmentalists calling for New Yorkers to LEAVE the city to nature? Funny how that works on a single property basis when some frog is resident, but not when millions of rat lives are at stake.


25 posted on 01/25/2014 7:25:41 AM PST by ClearBlueSky (When anyone says its not about Islam...it's about Islam. That death cult must be eradicated.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Priorities folks. Got to get rid of soda pop first.


26 posted on 01/25/2014 7:27:28 AM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: FRiends

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27 posted on 01/25/2014 7:34:09 AM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Demonrats and all their little furry friends. Perhaps God at work to warn the foolish sinners of the consequences of sin. Or they may just be unclean and uncaring fools who vote for fools and liars and thieves .


28 posted on 01/25/2014 7:34:17 AM PST by kindred (Conservative third party or America is dead, the golden goose has been stabbed to many times)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Give ‘em all little snow shovels and put ‘em to work.


29 posted on 01/25/2014 7:36:36 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: ilovesarah2012
But no worries, the New York's Health Department provides an interactive map for residents to view rat infestations on RIP (Rat Informational Portal).
The series of maps mark the blocks with the worst infestations, coloring the most densely infested areas with red.

It would be interesting to overlay a map of bed bug infestation. Maybe the rats are carrying them on their backs.

30 posted on 01/25/2014 7:39:57 AM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Does your child know the difference between a Cat and a RAT???
31 posted on 01/25/2014 7:41:20 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: ilovesarah2012

In New York City, they refer to them as “de Blasio Doggies”.


32 posted on 01/25/2014 7:51:16 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: ilovesarah2012

My mom had rats in her cellar right after Sandy. She put out traps. A tenant saw this and reported it. My mom received a violation because of the traps. I think the fine was $100.00.

If you have rats, you receive a violation.
If you set up traps, you get a violation.
If rat poison is used and a rat dies, you get a violation.

Rats are a protected species in NYC.


33 posted on 01/25/2014 8:05:18 AM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: ilovesarah2012

Are they registered to vote?


34 posted on 01/25/2014 8:06:15 AM PST by Rock N Jones
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To: ilovesarah2012

To live in this town you must be tough, tough, tough, tough, tough!
You got rats on the west side
Bed bugs uptown
What a mess this town’s in tatters I’ve been shattered


35 posted on 01/25/2014 8:21:14 AM PST by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: Incorrigible

So many tourists from around the world visit NYC and think “this is America”. No, it ain’t.


36 posted on 01/25/2014 8:22:44 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

My mom had rats in her cellar right after Sandy. She put out traps. A tenant saw this and reported it. My mom received a violation because of the traps. I think the fine was $100.00.

If you have rats, you receive a violation.
If you set up traps, you get a violation.
If rat poison is used and a rat dies, you get a violation.

Rats are a protected species in NYC.


I’m not sure why, but I had to laugh at your post.


37 posted on 01/25/2014 8:28:56 AM PST by The Working Man
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To: deoetdoctrinae

I think I saw that sign in front of the NYC mayor’s office, no?


38 posted on 01/25/2014 8:48:37 AM PST by john drake
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To: ilovesarah2012

I have never lived in the City (or the State) of New York. However, a (female) high school classmate of mine did live/work there for some time.

She said that cockroaches are also ubiquitous in the Big Apple.

Any questions on why people might want to depart NYC — Radicals in charge, corruption everywhere, plenty of crime, extremely expensive, high tax rates, draconian anti-gun laws, pro-homosexual, pro-Muslim, rat-infested, and cockroach-infested?


39 posted on 01/25/2014 9:02:45 AM PST by man_in_tx (Blowback (Faithfully farting twowards Mecca five times daily).)
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To: ilovesarah2012

My dad, grew up in Brooklyn, tells a story of seeing an early morning stampede of thousands of rats. They crossed a street and went down a sewer.

True? maybe...He sounded convincing.


40 posted on 01/25/2014 9:10:02 AM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Have the Mid Atlantic States’ National Guards create a one-way rat path to Washington D.C., so the rats of all species can be lured and contained in one place, starting at this upcoming event.

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/01/24/first-ever-virtual-big-block-cheese-day-white-house-open-questions


41 posted on 01/25/2014 9:22:20 AM PST by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: man_in_tx

A virtual liberal utopia.


42 posted on 01/25/2014 9:34:40 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Triple
Sounds like the Venice catacombs scene from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
43 posted on 01/25/2014 9:45:09 AM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: ilovesarah2012

“Mr. Prime Minister! Mister Prime Minister! There is a ship of demented, disease-ridden cannibal vermin about to crash on our coast!”

“Calm down. We’ve had these homosexual charter cruises here before.”

“No sir! Rats! It’s rats!”

“Well, how does New York City deal with them? I read they have 16 million rats.”

“I think they put them on stage.”

“Well, that explains the remake of MOTHER COURAGE, doesn’t it?”


44 posted on 01/25/2014 9:55:20 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Triple
Mass migrations of rodents is not all that uncommon. "Thousands" of rats is a small blip. Squirrels have been documented moving en masse in the millions.

Still, I'd be impressed seeing a couple of hundred critters doing something similar.

45 posted on 01/25/2014 9:56:32 AM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: Seeing More Clearly Now
The WH has been infested with the "brown rat" probably forever, except maybe during a hot August day in 1814...

There are a lot of stories about Carter meeting with any given Head of State, and having a rat scurry across the table/room/desk, etc.

I'll speculate that all the abortion advocates are first in line to prevent the harming of such disease carriers, along with the radical wings of the ASPCA/Humane Society.

46 posted on 01/25/2014 10:06:47 AM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: Charles Martel
or an episode from the Monk TV Series
47 posted on 01/25/2014 11:20:24 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: ilovesarah2012

A virtual liberal utopia.

///////////////
You have a point! :-)


48 posted on 01/25/2014 2:22:08 PM PST by man_in_tx (Blowback (Faithfully farting twowards Mecca five times daily).)
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To: cripplecreek

No kidding. They’ve gotten so bad that they’re ordering conservatives to leave.


That’s because conservatives work miracles everyday with mere words of truth that exterminate rats.

This article was perfectly timed given the head Rat’s recent comments. All rat exterminators must stop speaking and leave!


49 posted on 01/25/2014 3:04:38 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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