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Junkies take over Midtown: Homeless addicts flock to the heart of Manhattan to deal and use drugs in broad daylight as cops turn a blind eye
UK Daily Mail ^ | July 31, 2020 | Staff

Posted on 07/31/2020 5:43:06 AM PDT by C19fan

Police appear to be turning a blind eye to a growing crowd of drug addicts shooting up in broad daylight in Manhattan's Midtown neighborhood as locals plead for someone to step in and put an end to the unsettling scenes. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the once bustling area at the heart of the Big Apple has emptied of office workers rushing to and from meetings and tourists snapping photos of sparking skyscrapers. They've now been replaced with people down on their luck, many of them struggling with drug addiction, who have come to call that stretch of Broadway 'home'.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: New York
KEYWORDS: drugs; nyc
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1 posted on 07/31/2020 5:43:06 AM PDT by C19fan
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as locals plead for someone to step in and put an end to the unsettling scenes.

Pardon me, but up yours Manhattan libs!

2 posted on 07/31/2020 5:46:07 AM PDT by JonPreston (Covid19 is communist Chinese bioweapon)
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some of the junkies aren’t social distancing!


3 posted on 07/31/2020 5:46:40 AM PDT by Redmen4ever
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“Replaced with people down on their luck”??? Seriously? Drug addition is purely self-inflicted. It is the result of bad choices. It is not “down on your luck”.


4 posted on 07/31/2020 5:50:38 AM PDT by rigelkentaurus
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How depressing. The photos really look like shots from a dystopian movie, say a movie about savages and zombies roaming an abandoned city after a virus panic has destroyed civilized life...


5 posted on 07/31/2020 5:50:56 AM PDT by livius
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Nice going, deBlasio.

ML/NJ


6 posted on 07/31/2020 5:51:36 AM PDT by ml/nj
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This is DeBlousy-o’s NYC.................


7 posted on 07/31/2020 5:51:51 AM PDT by Red Badger (To a liberal, 9-11 was 'illegal fireworks activity'..........................)
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VIDEO: 4m12s: 31 Jul: Fox News: CDC director seeing more suicides, drug overdoses than COVID deaths among high schoolers
Phil Kerpen, president of the Committee to Unleash Prosperity, joins Laura Ingraham to discuss the dangers of keeping America’s schools closed.
https://video.foxnews.com/v/6176862534001#sp=show-clips


8 posted on 07/31/2020 5:54:33 AM PDT by MAGAthon
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LOL


9 posted on 07/31/2020 5:55:49 AM PDT by VTenigma (The Democrat party is the party of the mathematically challenged)
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It looks like a cleaned up and sanitized version of downtown Los Angeles, actually Downtown Los Angeles was in this Stage about 15 years ago, you guys have a long ways to go to catch up.


10 posted on 07/31/2020 5:56:36 AM PDT by eyeamok
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Exactly! The Zombies can eat the urban libs for all I care.


11 posted on 07/31/2020 5:59:47 AM PDT by Wilderness Conservative (Nature is the ultimate conservative)
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Darwin Theory. Democrats are about Pro-Choice let them have it. Free Country Pro-Choice they can choose to use drugs and OD or live life to the fullest.


12 posted on 07/31/2020 6:01:38 AM PDT by DEPcom
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Huh, whaddaya know?


13 posted on 07/31/2020 6:05:06 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("These transfer payments are fiscally unsustainable." ~Wall Street Journal)
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To: rigelkentaurus
"Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating, or (as sometimes happens) is driven out of a society, the people then slip back into abject poverty."

This is known as "bad luck"

R. A. Heinlein

14 posted on 07/31/2020 6:09:29 AM PDT by Noumenon (The fight's on. Let's not lose.)
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Look what they have done to one of the tourist areas of Phadelphia. It's now a disgusting homeless camp.


15 posted on 07/31/2020 6:14:42 AM PDT by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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I can’t believe the number of post on here and none of you live in New York City :-)

Are your lives that boring that you have to look to New York City for entertainment and take pleasure in bad things?

You are disgusting the whole lot of you.

I take no joy that because Texas and Florida thought they were smarter than everyone else and didn’t shut down for a minute cases are exploding and hundreds are dying a day.

see I love the country that includes all of the states.

And I noticed when New York people were dying there were 10 posts a day on it at least.

And people wanted to build a fence around us.

I can’t find one thread on Texas and Florida exploding.

And now the deaths aren’t real all of a sudden but they were in New York City.

You guys are a joke


16 posted on 07/31/2020 6:21:13 AM PDT by dp0622 (Patriots: Better stand tall when they're calling you out. Don't bend, don't break, don't back down.)
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Does anyone remember what NYC was like before Rudy was mayor? It’s headed straight back to those days. Fortunately I have no reason to go to NYC any longer.


17 posted on 07/31/2020 6:28:39 AM PDT by ConservativeInPA ("War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength." - George Orwell, 1984)
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No police activity!!!

Shocking. I guess you get what you pay for.

BTW-I wonder how many of those unmasked junkies are getting the Covid-19?


18 posted on 07/31/2020 6:28:47 AM PDT by HarleyD
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Police don’t arrest unkies because there’s no money to be made arresting broke junkies. Let one well-dressed, rich suburbanite try to shoot up in the middle of Manhattan and they will be arrested in a heartbeat.

Far too often law enforcement is nothing but a brutal and capricious form of taxation.


19 posted on 07/31/2020 6:35:47 AM PDT by wildcard_redneck ("Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither.")
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These idiots will freeze to death in winter.


20 posted on 07/31/2020 6:35:58 AM PDT by DownInFlames (Galsd)
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