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  • REVEALED: White de Blasio staffer sparked bitter race row after telling black colleague it was 'negging' and 'confrontational' to bring up race before mayor marked 100 years since women got the vote

    09/18/2020 8:48:23 AM PDT · by C19fan · 29 replies
    UK Daily Mal ^ | September 18, 2020 | Chris Jewers
    A race row broke out among New York City Hall staffers last month, 11 minutes before Mayor Bill de Blasio was set to give his daily coronavirus briefing and include a nod to the 100th anniversary of woman's suffrage. City Hall emails obtained by the New York Post show that the argument exploded over the wording of talking points prepared for the mayor after they were sent to staffers ahead of his briefing on August 26. The talking points included a commemoration of the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, while also noting that 'not all women could...
  • Manhattan Institute Poll: 44 Percent of Wealthy New Yorkers Have Considered Moving

    09/17/2020 8:01:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/17/2020 | Rick Moran
    A surprising survey from the Manhattan Institute found that 44 percent of New Yorkers earning more than $100,000 have considered moving out of the city in the last 4 months. Sixty-nine percent of those considering a move cited the cost of living while another 47 percent said it was the high crime rate, which wasn't the case for over 20 years. The pandemic has resulted in a change in work habits for the wealthy. Only 11 percent are working entirely outside the home while 53 percent are only working from their houses.The Daily Caller reports that “Only 30% believed that...
  • NYC Councilman Explains How Cuomo Raided Restaurant Holding a 9/11 Fundraiser

    09/14/2020 9:33:25 AM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    Townhall Media ^ | Sep 14, 2020 | Cortney O'Brien
    Joyce’s Tavern in Staten Island had never been visited by the State Liquor Authority before the pandemic. But they "selfishly" decided to hold a charity event for the Tunnel2Towers organization, which was created to honor the sacrifice of firefighter Stephen Siller who died saving others on September 11, 2001. New York City Councilman Joe Borelli, who held a book signing at the tavern last week, explained in an animated Twitter thread on Sunday how the city raided the restaurant without warning. He had an inkling as to why the city targeted this specific restaurant. On Thurs, They let me have...
  • De Blasio to furlough himself, 494 other staff members amid financial crunch

    09/16/2020 7:55:57 AM PDT · by NautiNurse · 39 replies ^ | September 16, 2020 | Dominick Mastrangelo
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) will furlough himself and hundreds of other city employees for a week as the government looks to tighten its budget amid shortfalls resulting from the coronavirus pandemic [translation: years of stink poor communist management]. De Blasio's policy is expected to impact nearly 500 mayoral staff members, according to the New York Times, and yield $860,000 in savings this year. Trump health officials prepare to distribute coronavirus vaccine… Rookie of the Year rankings: Sixto, 'Wild Thing' among favorites The Hill logo De Blasio to furlough himself, 494 other staff members amid financial crunch:...
  • Young revelers pack Washington Square Park in Manhattan AGAIN after Governor Cuomo slammed NYU and NYPD for not doing enough to crack down on the massive parties

    09/12/2020 11:58:48 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 20 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 12 2020 | KEITH GRIFFITH and MARLENE LENTHANG
    Large crowds of young revelers have again gathered in Manhattan's Washington Square Park to party, after Governor Andrew Cuomo slammed nearby New York University for failing to crack down on the gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. Photos and video obtained by show throngs of hundreds dancing, singing and twerking in the lower Manhattan park on Friday night, with few wearing masks or observing social distancing. It follows crowded festivities in the park over Labor Day weekend, which drew condemnation from Cuomo, who said: 'Frankly, NYU security didn’t do anything about it. The local police didn’t do anything about it.'
  • NYSE Signals It Will Exit New Jersey if State Taxes Stock Trades

    09/11/2020 7:07:49 AM PDT · by Theoria · 49 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 11 Sept 2020 | Alexander Osipovich and Joseph De Avila
    New York Stock Exchange will temporarily run one exchange from Chicago to show its readiness to move The New York Stock Exchange is signaling that it will move its electronic trading systems out of New Jersey if the state implements a proposed tax on financial transactions. The NYSE plans to announce that it will run one of its exchanges from a backup site in Chicago for a week as a demonstration of its readiness to quit the state, according to an internal memo seen by The Wall Street Journal. Like many other exchange operators, the NYSE runs its electronic trading...
  • De Blasio is useless — and NYC’s next mayor could be even worse

    09/09/2020 4:35:08 AM PDT · by karpov · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 8, 2020 | Michael Goodwin
    If Mayor Putz had thrown in a “just kidding” line, his Tuesday press conference would have made more sense. Instead, he again looked like a mayor who doesn’t give a damn. “Except for that incident, overwhelmingly we had a peaceful weekend in central Brooklyn,” de Blasio told reporters. “That incident” was the shooting of a 6-year-old boy and his mother. And the “peaceful weekend” included the shootings of 26 other people around the five boroughs. If this is peace, what would war look like? Called on his disconnect, de Blasio fired back by saying he was only talking about central Brooklyn. So...
  • Thomas Piketty: ‘Pandemics Are Sometimes Necessary’ to Bring ‘Change’

    09/08/2020 3:22:00 PM PDT · by JV3MRC · 20 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 9/8/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    CBS Sunday Morning exploited the coronavirus to whine about income inequality and how terrible capitalism is. It also speculated whether the virus itself was presenting an opportunity to change the economic system. The program, hosted by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) fan Jane Pauley, used 409 seconds of airtime grumbling about America’s “worsening economic inequality.” To start off, CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger exploited the economic plight of a random American family to argue that “last year, the Census Bureau found income inequality was at its highest level in fifty years.” Three of the four commentators Schlesinger used...
  • Cuomo signs NYC restaurants' death warrant: Governor says he won't allow city to reopen indoor dining because it 'doubles amount of bars and there's no one to enforce the rules' - so how come other major cities are managing?

    09/08/2020 2:22:53 PM PDT · by C19fan · 81 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 8, 2020 | UK Daily Mail
    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday said he would not reopen indoor dining in New York City despite the infection rate being less than one percent for weeks in a row now because, he said, it would double the number of bars currently open and there is no one to enforce social distancing standards. The reasoning came after a conglomerate of bar and restaurant owners sued the state for $2billion in damages, claiming they were being unfairly shackled and stopped from making money. New York City - which has more bars and restaurants than any other city in the...
  • De Blasio in denial: NYC mayor says Labor Day weekend was 'overwhelmingly peaceful' despite gun arrests hitting 25- year high and 37 shootings on Monday alone

    09/08/2020 12:40:14 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 9 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 08 2020 | GEOFF EARLE
    President Donald Trump took a swipe Tuesday at former lawyer Michael Cohen who is promoting a tell-all book – claiming Cohen may land back in jail and claiming there are 'many more' tapes of him and 'media scum reporters.' Trump called his former enforcer and lawyer at the Trump Organization 'deranged and sick' after Cohen gave an interview where he said Trump was like a cult leader and Cohen was swept into it. The president issued the online threat while retweeting a story from last week about newly revealed audio recordings of Cohen on the phone with CNN's Chris Cuomo...
  • Queens Restaurant Files $2 Billion Lawsuit over NYC’s Indoor Dining Restrictions

    09/03/2020 9:44:25 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    nypost ^ | 09/03/2020 | Amy Furr
    A Queens restaurant filed a $2 billion lawsuit this week against Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) regarding indoor dining rules. “The lawsuit — which covers Il Bacco restaurant and ‘on behalf of all others similarly situated’ — argues the shutdowns unfairly and unscientifically impact New York City eateries and more than 150,000 restaurant workers who remain unemployed,” according to
  • Gov. Cuomo: Trump had ‘better have an army’ to protect him if he comes to NYC

    09/03/2020 5:53:31 AM PDT · by Salman · 75 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 2, 2020 | By Steven Nelson, Julia Marsh, Bernadette Hogan and Carl Campanile
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday all but threatened President Trump’s safety if he returns to New York City in a rant responding to an exclusive story by The Post that Trump is looking to pull federal funds from “lawless” cities including New York. Cuomo called an emergency press briefing within a half-hour on Wednesday night to tear into Trump for the order, which cites New York’s rising murder rate and defunding of the NYPD. “He better have an army if he thinks he’s gonna walk down the street in New York. New Yorkers don’t want to have anything...
  • NYC to delay reopening of schools, Mayor de Blasio announces

    09/01/2020 8:06:50 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    nypost ^ | 09/01/2020 | Julia Marsh, Selim Algar and Nolan Hicks
    New York City’s public-school classrooms will not reopen until Sept. 21 to give teachers and principals more time to ready facilities amid the coronavirus — under an 11th-hour deal struck between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the system’s powerful unions. Students will start the year online Sept. 16, then move to a hybrid approach including some in-person instruction five days later, de Blasio and schools Chancellor Richard Carranza announced Tuesday. The schools had been set to reopen Sept 10. “We need more time,’’ Carranza said at a press conference that included the mayor and Michael Mulgrew, president of the city’s...
  • Cold-Cocked Judge Becomes Latest Victim of Senseless NYC Violence

    08/31/2020 11:58:42 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 31, 2020 | Rebecca Rosenberg, Larry Celona and Kate Sheehy VIEW AUTHOR ARCHIVE GET AUTHOR RSS FEED August 31, 2
    A Manhattan judge became the latest victim of senseless city violence when she was cold-cocked by an apparent stranger on a bike while walking to work Monday, officials and law enforcement sources told The Post. Criminal court Judge Phyllis Chu, 56, had just gotten off the Staten Island Ferry and was headed to her job at the downtown courthouse at 100 Centre St. around 9:40 a.m. when she was suddenly slugged in the jaw by a male cyclist at the corner of Wall and Water streets. “With no words exchanged, a bicyclist riding in the opposite direction as the one...
  • NY is hemorrhaging cash — but de Blasio, Cuomo, unions refuse to face reality

    08/30/2020 6:03:10 PM PDT · by george76 · 42 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 29, 2020 | Post Editorial Board
    Mayor de Blasio is set to send out layoff notices Monday, but trimming the city workforce won’t come close to addressing the ginormous fiscal and economic challenges ahead. Consider the July jobless figures out last week: 15.9 percent statewide, 20 percent (one of five workers) in the city. In The Bronx, 25 percent were jobless, a rate last seen during the Great Depression. New York’s numbers are far worse than those for the nation, which saw only 10.2 percent of employees off the job. And don’t blame it all on COVID: Last week, the state was posting the third-lowest number...
  • Fleet Of Moving Trucks Seen In Manhattan’s Upper West Side: ‘Mass Evacuation In Full Effect’

    08/30/2020 3:18:49 PM PDT · by blam · 168 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8-30-2020 | Amy Furr
    A string of moving trucks was spotted in Manhattan’s Upper West Side on Saturday, according to Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa. “The mass evacuation of Upper West Siders from NYC is in full effect,” he told the New York Post. Sliwa blamed the city’s decision to house hundreds of homeless people in the neighborhood’s hotels for the exodus. “The moment I walked out on my block, near Central Park West, there was a moving truck. I asked where you going, and they said, ‘Virginia.’ They told me, ‘Curtis, first the pandemic hit us and now the quality of life is...
  • Black-Only Student Housing on NYU Campus?

    08/28/2020 6:30:12 AM PDT · by SJackson · 38 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Aug 28, 2020 | Jason D. Hill
    Welcome to racial self-segregation in the age of post-oppression. In yet another gesture of shameful appeasement to racist demands by black students for yet more racial self-segregation in the Age of Post-Oppression, New York University recently opened negotiations with students to create black resident floors on campus next year. A “themed engagement floor” for black students is being advanced by a group called “Black Violets NYU.” The group has complained that the overwhelming presence of white students has made it difficult for black students "to connect." Black Violets has also called for more black professors in its politics department, and...
  • Team Biden’s two-faced games on anti-Semite Linda Sarsour

    08/25/2020 5:25:33 AM PDT · by karpov · 9 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 24, 2020 | Post Editorial Board
    Joe Biden’s campaign can’t seem to make up its mind about notorious anti-Semite Linda Sarsour — unless its “principle” is merely to tell you what you want to hear. In a private call Sunday, top Bidenites actually apologized for the campaign’s recent disavowal of Sarsour. A vehement supporter of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement, a huge fan of Louis Farrakhan and public praiser of Palestinian terrorists, Sarsour had to leave the leadership of the Women’s March after one of the group’s founders publicly outed the way she’d helped make anti-Semitism “become a part of the platform.” Democrats nonetheless brought...
  • Nearly four dozen shot as NYC sees 12th straight week of gun violence

    08/25/2020 7:05:54 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 16 replies
    NY Post via google ^ | By Craig McCarthy August 24, 2020
    Nearly four dozen people were injured in shootings over the weekend — as Gotham recorded its 12th consecutive week of surging gun violence, according to authorities. One of the latest people to fall victim to gunplay was a 34-year-old who was shot in the chest in Brooklyn just after 10:30 p.m. Sunday and died shortly after at Brookdale Hospital, police said. The man, whose name was not released, was shot near the NYCHA Howard Houses at 280 Stone Ave. in Brownsville, cops said. That bloodshed was the first of six shootings over the next few hours across New York City...
  • 'If you don't think NYC is coming back, then you don't know NYC,' Mayor de Blasio says

    08/24/2020 9:57:14 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 71 replies
    abc7ny ^ | 08/24/2020 | Eyewitness News
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City is not dead; in fact, it's on its way back, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio. The mayor was asked if the city was in a death spiral, and he said that he spoke to someone who is "successful in real estate" and is a proud New Yorker. "He said unquestionably the city is coming back and anyone who doesn't understand that isn't paying attention." He claims that many of the people who lived in the city back in February are still in New York City, despite reports of many people moving...