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  • NYC bans unvaccinated kids from Brooklyn Jewish schools

    12/27/2018 3:41:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Hotair.com ^ | December 27, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    This isn’t the first time the question of banning unvaccinated students from school has arisen, but the story coming out of Brooklyn this Christmas season has a bit of a twist. School officials in several communities informed parents this week that students attending Orthodox Jewish yeshivas in Williamsburg, Mapleton, Broadway Triangle, Kensington, Sunset Park, Borough Park, Bensonhurst, Midwood and Marine Park would not be allowed to attend class until they receive the proper number of measles vaccinations. This rule would apply even if the student had a religious exemption. An outbreak of the disease in these schools prompted the decision....
  • Remembering the LIRR massacre on its 25th anniversary

    12/07/2018 6:09:04 PM PST · by SMGFan · 21 replies
    ABC NEWS 7 NYC ^ | December 7, 2018
    LONG ISLAND, New York (WABC) -- Friday marks the 25-year anniversary of a deadly shooting on a Long Island Rail Road train. A man from Brooklyn named Colin Ferguson opened fire inside the commuter train to Hicksville on December 7, 1993. Six passengers were killed and 19 others were hurt. Ferguson is serving a 315-year prison sentence. Survivors of the deadly shooting are still comforting each other a quarter of a century later to talk about the day the gunfire rang out and how their lives have changed.
  • Jihadi Cult Associate Arrested in NY With Firearms Stockpile

    07/03/2017 9:02:52 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 3,2017
    A long-time associate of a U.S.-based Islamist terrorist organization, Muslims of America (MOA), has been arrested in Johnson City, NY. Authorities discovered that he had a large cache of weapons inside a storage locker. A source inside MOA says the weapons were intended for the group’s “Islamberg” headquarters in Hancock, NY. The suspect, 64-year old Ramadan Abdullah, was previously arrested in 1977 when he and another man tried to rob a candy store in Brooklyn and someone was murdered in the process. When police searched his home, they found enough material to build 50 bombs. In the end, the charges...
  • Sinatra, a blue-eyed Husky from Brooklyn, turns up in Seffner after 18 months missing

    11/25/2018 6:53:22 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 17 replies
    tampabay.com ^ | 11/23/18 | Katelyn Masserelli
    SEFFNER — The bookends are clear in the life of Sinatra, a 5-year-old, brown-and-white, blue-eyed Husky. Beloved by his teenage owner and her parents, Sinatra disappeared after the girl died in a tragic gun accident. Then earlier this month, he wandered into a neighborhood where people tracked down his family and arranged for them to be reunited this Sunday. But Sinatra can’t explain what happened in between — an 18-month, 1,200 mile journey that took him from his home in Brooklyn to the streets of Seffner. Neither can his owners or the family who found him. “I didn’t believe it...
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Three Branches Of Government Tweet Wasn't The Only One That Triggered...

    11/23/2018 1:40:02 PM PST · by jazusamo · 45 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 23, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Full title: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Three Branches Of Government Tweet Wasn't The Only One That Triggered An Avalanche Of Stupid We all knew we were going to have to deal with Alexandria Ocasio-CortezÂ’s nonsense. Anyone who won that primary against incumbent and soon-to-be-former Congressman Joe Crowley was going to win. The district is more left wing than Lenin. ItÂ’s easy to poke fun of Ocasio-Cortez, who found herself in the spotlight thanks to that upset win. SheÂ’s a democratic socialist, with many of her colleagues viewing her as the future of the party. And by future, do they mean being the...
  • Gun purchasers may need to submit social media history under proposed New York legislation

    11/23/2018 1:26:08 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 159 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11-22-18 (20 hours ago) | Matt Richardson
    Those looking to buy a gun in New York may need to submit their social media profiles and search history prior to purchase if new firearm legislation in the state becomes law.Under the legislation drafted by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and State Senator Kevin Parker, both Democrats, up to three years’ worth of search history on social media would be able to be reviewed, ABC Action News reported.Senate Bill 9191, according to WHAM, mandates "social media and search engine reviews prior to the approval of an application or renewal of a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver;...
  • Kat Timpf Chased Out of Brooklyn Bar

    11/13/2018 8:02:42 AM PST · by rktman · 85 replies
    nationalreview.com ^ | 11/12/2018 | Jack Crowe
    Fox News personality and National Review contributor Kat Timpf was forced to leave a bar in Brooklyn over the weekend after a woman she had never met became enraged upon learning she worked in conservative media. Timpf, who has twice previously been harassed while socializing in New York City, first described the incident in a Friday night tweet and later expanded on her initial description of the confrontation during a Monday interview with National Review.
  • Jury picked for U.S. trial of Mexican drug lord El Chapo

    11/07/2018 1:57:52 PM PST · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 7, 2018 | AP
    NEW YORK (AP) — A jury has been picked for the U.S. trial of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo. Seven women and five men were selected Wednesday as jurors in the case against Joaquin Guzman (wah-KEEN’ gooz-MAHN’). The trial is set to begin Nov. 13 with opening statements in federal court in Brooklyn.
  • The moment teens hurled a pole through a synagogue window

    11/06/2018 12:14:05 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 17 replies
    NYPost ^ | November 5, 2018 | Stephanie Pagones
    Startling video shows a group of teens hurl a metal pole through a Brooklyn synagogue window while congregation members were observing the Sabbath inside. The footage released by Williamsburg Shomrim on Twitter on Sunday shows half a dozen teens loitering near the synagogue on Franklin Avenue near Myrtle Avenue around 5:45 p.m. Saturday, according to the tweet. The kids are seen leaning against a wrought-iron fence talking to each other while one of the teens — wearing dark clothes and a white, patterned backpack — is carrying the metal pole, the video shows. ETC...
  • Christine Quinn bashes ‘unqualified lesbian’ Cynthia Nixon

    03/20/2018 12:10:10 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 46 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 20, 2018 | Carl Campanile
    Former City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, an openly gay supporter of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, called Cynthia Nixon an “unqualified lesbian” a day after the actress announced she’s going to challenge the governor in a primary. In an interview with The Post, Quinn also denounced Nixon for endorsing Bill de Blasio over her in the 2013 Democratic primary for mayor. “I’m surprised by this race. It’s a flight of fancy on her part,” Quinn said of Nixon’s announcement Monday that she would take on Cuomo in September’s Democratic primary. “Cynthia Nixon was opposed to having a qualified lesbian become mayor of...
  • Ana Navarro, Christine Quinn meltdown – CNN implosion over Trump continues (VIDEO)

    11/23/2016 9:26:57 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 27 replies
    Fire Andrea Mitchell ^ | November 22, 2016 | Fire Andrea Mitchell
    Ana Navarro is a bitter, pro-amnesty Bush hack who can’t handle the fact that Donald Trump not only won the presidency, but completely destroyed the Bush dynasty and any future in politics for Bush and their lackeys. Christine Quinn is a butch liberal New Yorker who ran for Mayor of NYC and failed to Communist Bill de Blasio. Both Ana Navarro and Christine Quinn were reduced to screamer at Kayleigh McEnany and Jeffrey Lord.
  • Ah, ba-ba-ba-ba! Hillary Surrogate Childishly Cuts Off Conservative Critic of Sanctuary Cities

    11/17/2016 8:52:51 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 26 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    And people have been worrying whether the Trump administration would conduct itself in a mature manner? . . . On CNN this morning, Christine Quinn—former NYC Council Speaker and a Hillary surrogate—used childish antics in an attempt to silence conservative radio talk show host Ben Ferguson on the subject of sanctuary cities. At one point [1:46 in video], Quinn raised her hand and angrily yelled “ah, ba-ba-ba-ba!” to shut Ferguson down. It was the most churlish display by a political pundit this Insurrectionist can remember. Ferguson took it all in stride, smiling wryly through Quinn’s antics. View the video here.
  • Watch: Clinton Surrogate Stumped by Trump Surrogate, Then Becomes Triggered and Spastic

    08/11/2016 1:42:41 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 83 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 11, 2016 | Justine Holcomb
    During a heated CNN interview on Wednesday night, Donald Trump surrogate Kayleigh McEnany questioned the appearance of Omar Mateen's father at a Hillary Clinton rally earlier this week. When McEnany questioned liberal Christine Quinn on the incident, Quinn screamed “Wait a minute, no!… You can’t ask me a question!” “‘Because you can’t answer the question,” McEnay said. Quinn shouted back, “Oh! You can’t ask me a question, honey, I can’t answer!” McEnany complied with Quinn's demands. "What attracted the father of the Orlando terrorist to your candidate?" she asked. "He's a mentally ill individual!" Quinn said. McEnany then concluded that...
  • Bill de Blasio’s Other Party: How the Working Families party took over New York City

    01/15/2014 7:21:16 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    National Review ^ | 01/15/2014 | John Fund
    As recently as 1998, New York State’s Republican party controlled the governorship, a United States Senate seat, and the mayor’s office in Manhattan. Today, it is greatly diminished, with its sole beachhead of influence in the state senate, where it shares a majority with four independent Democrats. In contrast, the Working Families party (WFP), a 15-year-old left-wing, union-fueled group with just 20,000 members, now holds the whip hand over much of the dominant Democratic party in New York — and is already spreading its wings to other states. The WFP not only was a major force behind Bill de Blasio’s...
  • Why Did 101 Lawmakers Send Letters of Support to Israel-Bashing CAIR?

    11/05/2018 5:44:15 AM PST · by SJackson · 34 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | 11-5-18 | Steven Emerson
    If the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) stuck to its stated mission statement and only did civil rights work protecting Muslim Americans from discrimination and bigotry, you likely would never see it mentioned on this site.But CAIR has a second, perhaps more paramount objective that it never directly acknowledges: To oppose Israel and promote Palestinian nationalism.CAIR’s mission statement makes no mention of Palestine. Instead, it says it aims to “enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.” It describes its lobbying arm as focusing “on issues related to Islam and Muslims. The department monitors legislation and government activities and responds...
  • Democrat Activist Charged with Vandalizing New York Synagogue

    11/05/2018 4:08:25 AM PST · by SJackson · 20 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | November 5, 2018 | Lloyd Billingsley
    CNN goes into typical leftist “downplay” mode. On Friday, just days after 11 people were murdered in a Pittsburgh synagogue, New York City , for vandalizing a New York synagogue with anti-Semitic messages. “Die Jew rats we are here,” read one message, along with “Jews better be ready,” and “Hitler.” The next day, CNN failed to report that Polite, 26, was a Democrat activist who had worked on the Obama campaign in 2008.  CNN described him as a “Brooklyn man” arrested and charged with a hate crime for the anti-Semitic messages and “criminal mischief and making graffiti.” Other reports found...
  • Photos Show Swastika-Scrawling Suspects In Brooklyn, Cops Say

    11/05/2018 6:25:30 AM PST · by Phillyred · 35 replies
    Police released photos of two teens they believe drew swastikas on a Brooklyn Heights block the night before Halloween. BROOKLYN HEIGHTS -- Police have identified two suspects who allegedly drew swastikas and other hate messages on a quiet Brooklyn Height block the night before Halloween. Two men scrawled their hate-filled messages on a garage door and several homes on Garden Place between Joralemon and State streets at about 9:35 p.m. on Oct. 30, police said. Police released photos of two approximately 18-year-old suspects on Saturday. This act of vandalism was just one of several anti-semitic acts to occur in Brooklyn...
  • Suspect in Vandalism Attack on New York Synagogue Is Democrat Activist

    11/04/2018 5:56:37 AM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3 Nov 2018 | Joel Pollack
    James Polite, the 26-year-old man who was arrested Friday for allegedly vandalizing a synagogue in Brooklyn Thursday, is a Democratic activist who once worked for New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, and also volunteered for Barack Obama. The New York Times reported Saturday:Mr. Polite was arrested on Friday and charged with criminal mischief as a hate crime for writing “Die Jew Rats,” “Hitler,” “End It Now” and “Jew Better Be Ready” in marker on walls of the Union Temple of Brooklyn.The police said surveillance video captured Mr. Polite, of Brooklyn, inside the synagogue.He was taken into custody on Friday...
  • Lawmakers Drafting Bill That Would Allow Social Media Checks Before Gun Purchase

    11/04/2018 7:18:43 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 61 replies
    CBS Radio ^ | 11/02/18
    Two New York lawmakers are working to draft a bill that would propose a social media check before a gun purchase. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and state Sen. Kevin Palmer’s proposal would allow authorities to review three years of social media history and one year of internet search history of any person seeking to purchase a firearm.... The two are hoping to identify any hate speech on social media profiles, which are often revealed only after someone is arrested in a mass shooting.
  • New York Democrats drafting bill to screen social media accounts, Internet search history of gun...

    11/04/2018 7:26:08 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 26 replies
    Conservative Firing Line ^ | November 3, 2018 | Joe Newby
    FULL TITLE: New York Democrats drafting bill to screen social media accounts, Internet search history of gun buyers If two New York Democrats have their way, prospective gun buyers in the state will have three years of their social media interactions screened as part of the background check process. On Friday, WCBS 880 reported that Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and state Sen. Kevin Palmer are drafting a proposal that would let authorities review three years of social media history and one year of internet search history of anyone seeking to purchase a firearm in the state. “A three-year review...