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  • Mayor Bill De Blasio meets with federal prosecutors

    02/25/2017 5:07:46 AM PST · by Makana · 6 replies
    http://www.marocjournal.net ^ | February 24, 2017 | marocjournal.net
    Bill de Blasio met with federal prosecutors in a Manhattan law office on Friday where he faced questions related to a criminal probe of his fundraising, the mayor’s office said. Prosecutors have been investigating whether or not donors to de Blasio’s 2013 campaign or his former nonprofit, Campaign for One New York, were rewarded with favors. De Blasio, who agreed to speak voluntarily and without immunity to prosecutors, arrived at Kramer Lefin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, the firm of his defense lawyer Barry Berke, just after 9 a.m.
  • Cuomo warns state agencies to start pumping out good news

    02/24/2017 9:24:52 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 33 replies
    © 2017 NYP HOLDINGS, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED ^ | February 22, 2017 | 12:05am | By Carl Campanile
    Gov. Cuomo’s office has warned public-relations officers at 55 state agencies to start churning out a lot more good news about the administration — or else Cuomo’s communications director, James Allen, delivered the stern message in a conference call last week, leaving some of the agency officials rattled. “If you don’t generate more press releases . . . changes will be made!” Allen declared He singled out some low-performing state agencies by name.
  • Grandma dies after stranger cold-cocks her outside store

    02/23/2017 4:45:22 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 22, 2017 | Lorena Mongelli, Yaron Steinbuch and Natalie Musumeci
    The church-going granny who was cold-cocked by an ex-con as he fled a Queens deli in October has died, police said. Eve Gentillon, 69, a retired home health aide, died Friday, about four months after the senseless attack, which was caught on surveillance video, cops said late Tuesday. The case has now been reclassified as a homicide.
  • Lincoln Center Turns Away Woman Wearing Anti-Trump Sign

    02/23/2017 5:15:47 AM PST · by csvset · 13 replies
    NYT ^ | 22 Feb 2017 | Colin Moynihan
    Jenny Heinz, a longtime Metropolitan Opera and New York Philharmonic subscriber, calculates that over the past 60 years, she has been to hundreds of performances at Lincoln Center. But when she showed up this month at David Geffen Hall to see the Budapest Festival Orchestra, she was barred from attending when she refused to remove an 8-by-11-inch sign affixed to the back of her jacket. It read: “NO! In the name of humanity we refuse to accept a fascist America.” Ms. Heinz, 72, said she had been wearing the sign since she attended a protest outside Trump Tower in November....
  • Teen charged with lying about being raped by college football players

    02/22/2017 2:53:58 PM PST · by markomalley · 49 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/22/17 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    Two college football players who were suspended from their team last year and saw their scholarships revoked after rape accusations have been cleared by police after authorities say their accuser recanted her story.Nikki Yovino, 18, of South Setauket, NY, has been charged with second-degree falsely reporting an incident and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence in connection to an incident at a Sacred Heart University football party in October, the Connecticut Post reports.(snip)“She admitted that she made up the allegation of sexual assault against (the football players) because it was the first thing that came to mind and she didn’t...
  • In Defiance of Federal Order, NYC Allows Known MS-13 Gang Member to Walk Free from Rikers

    02/22/2017 2:23:17 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Liberty News ^ | 02/22/2017 | Jenna Leigh Richardson
    In a stunning idiotic display of defiance against the federal immigration laws, the city of New York has released a known member of the violent street gang ‘Mara Salvatrucha’ (MS-13), placing innocent citizens at risk instead of simply complying with a ICE petition to hold the prisoner for deportation. The head scratching decision to Estivan Rafael Marques Velasquez left many across the country enraged and comes as part of NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ‘Sanctuary City‘ law which promises safe harbor to those that have entered the United States illegally. According to reports, Velasquez was serving time at the Rikers...
  • Facebook: Milo To Do Press Conference tomorrow in NYC at 3 p.m.

    02/20/2017 9:06:35 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 133 replies
    Milo Yiannopoulos will be making his first on-camera comments to press regarding the recent controversy over statements Milo made during Joe Rogan and Drunken Peasants podcasts. Questions will be taken following a statement.
  • Multiple People Breach TSA Checkpoint Without Screening at JFK: Report

    02/20/2017 12:31:12 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 21 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | February 20, 2017 | Breaking 911
    NEW YORK — Nearly a dozen people bypassed security at John F. Kennedy international airport Monday morning. According to the New York Daily News, eleven people walked through the unattended area left unguarded by the TSA.
  • 11-Year-Old Docked Points for Not Bashing Trump

    02/20/2017 5:29:35 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 36 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02/20/2017 | Tom Knighton
    To say that some people dislike Donald Trump may well be the understatement of the year. It's hard to imagine any duly elected president seeing so many protests in his first two months in office, yet here we are. It's so bad that now an 11-year-old in Annadale, New York, was docked 15 points on a homework assignment because she failed to answer a question demanding students bash Trump: Vincent Ungro, a dad from Annadale, New York, has an 11-year-old daughter who attends I.S. (Intermediate School) 75. She asked him for help with her vocabulary homework last Friday night because...
  • In New York, protesters take to the streets to say 'I Am Muslim Too'

    02/20/2017 1:03:00 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 70 replies
    Rediff ^ | Monday, February 20, 2017 | Yoshita Singh, PTI
    Rediff News  All News  Rediff.com  » News » In New York, protesters take to the streets to say 'I Am Muslim Too' In New York, protesters take to the streets to say 'I Am Muslim Too' February 20, 2017 13:05 IST 'We will fight hatred with love, we will fight bigotry with inclusivity. And today I am a Muslim too.'New Yorkers by the thousand, representing myriad backgrounds and faiths, converged on Times Square, to let Muslims know their fellow Americans stood by them. Why Trump's immigration ban should worry IndiansFamilies torn apart: Toll of Trump's immigration order IMAGE: People take part...
  • De Blasio Threatens Wells Fargo Over Dakota Access Pipeline

    02/19/2017 10:54:51 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 56 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | February 19, 2017 | By Kerry Picket
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio threatened Wells Fargo bank for its investment in the North Dakota Access Pipeline. In a February 17 letter to Wells Fargo CEO Timothy Sloan, de Blasio said he wanted to “express my deep concern about your involvement, and the involvement of other banks, in financing the Dakota Access Pipeline,” noting his concern is partly based on being a Mayor of a “coastal city threatened by climate change.” De Blasio claimed the pipeline would violate “human and tribal rights of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation” and would have “negative environmental consequences” to the land...
  • The Water, The Spirit and The Blood !

    02/17/2017 8:12:12 AM PST · by Jedediah
    Holy Spirit,Bible, The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 2-17-17 | Bible , jedediah
    Your soreness is a sign of spirit loss , so come drinking my Spirit "For I AM refreshing", and renewal "IS" yours for the taking when you learn to just receive ! So Take on Me through receiving deep within My Blood as your water and My bread as your food for as you truly fast the Earth I shall "restore' all that has been lost and stolen from you for I and The Father work "As One" . "So just agree with Me and all shall be restored to you " as I ( (( Rise Up )) )...
  • Hillary's defeat lap continues: Losing presidential candidate gets standing ovation at Broadway

    02/16/2017 7:43:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | February 16, 2017 | Hannah Al-othman
    Hillary Clinton was greeted with a round of applause and a standing ovation when she was spotted in the audience of Sunset Boulevard yesterday. Clinton seems to be making the most of not being President, spending time catching shows and mingling with the stars. The former Democratic presidential nominee was a special guest in the audience at the Broadway show. She was pictured backstage at the performance with six-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close, who plays Norma Desmond in the show. Clinton was happy to pose for pictures with the cast backstage - who looked equally pleased to have their...
  • Tiffany Trump Accepts Whoopi Goldberg’s Invitation to Sit with Her at NYFW [tr]

    02/16/2017 8:27:33 AM PST · by Leaning Right · 40 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Feb. 16, 2017 | Stephanie Petit
    Whoopi Goldberg is taking a stand at New York Fashion Week. At the Phillip Plein show on Monday, Tiffany Trump was left sitting alone after several magazine editors moved so they wouldn’t have to be near President Donald Trump‘s daughter * snip * “You know what, Tiffany, I’m supposed to go to a couple more shows. I don’t know what’s going to happen, but I’m coming to sit with you,” the outspoken actress, 61, said
  • NYC shut down a Chick-fil-A and people lost their minds

    02/15/2017 7:44:36 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 55 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 15, 2017 | By Elizabeth Rosner, Rich Calder and Chris Perez
    <p>The Health Department shut down one of the Chick-fil-A’s in Midtown on Wednesday due to a permitting issue — and hungry New Yorkers were devastated.</p> <p>“What the f–k?!,” fumed a passerby who attempted to enter the location at 46th Street and Sixth Avenue, only to be stopped by a pair of signs, saying it was closed.</p>
  • Undocumented family man with criminal past faces deportation under Trump administration

    02/16/2017 12:05:02 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    WPIX-TV ^ | February 16, 2017 | Jay Dow
    MANHATTAN – A stark realization within certain segments of New York City's immigrant community is that life in the Trump administration will be rife with uncertainty. "I cannot plan anything more than two weeks ahead," said "Larry." "Because at any moment I believe that the immigration officers." Larry - that's not his real name, as he requested PIX11 to conceal his identity. He tells us he's terrified the way the Trump administration enforces its immigration policies will ultimately lead to his deportation back to his home in the Caribbean. All stemming from a more than 15-year-old white collar federal fraud...
  • How White Liberals Enable Crime in Black Communities

    02/15/2017 6:35:35 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | February 15, 2017 | Walter E. Williams
    Ordinary black people cannot afford to go along with the liberal agenda that calls for undermining police authority. That agenda makes for more black crime victims.Let’s look at what works and what doesn’t work.In 1990, New York City adopted the practice in which its police officers might stop and question a pedestrian. If there was suspicion, they would frisk the person for weapons and other contraband. This practice, well within the law, is known as a “Terry stop.”After two decades of this proactive police program, New York City’s homicides fell from over 2,200 per year to about 300. Blacks were...
  • Tiffany Trump causes chaos at Fashion Week

    02/14/2017 6:31:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Nine Style ^ | February 14, 2017 | Damien Woolnough
    The runway debut of the 'hot felon' and Madonna’s late arrival were only part of the reason that The Phillip Plein show at New York Fashion Week was chaotic. It seems that the appearance of US President Donald Trump’s daughter Tiffany Trump had fashion editors fleeing from the front row. Tiffany, 23, had already made an appearance at Taoray Wang’s runway show with her mother Marla Maples, the second wife of the POTUS, but turning up among the A-list crowd at Phillip Plein was a more complicated manoeuvre. "Seating sh*t show at Philipp Plein because no editors want to sit...
  • Will Mexican restaurant workers join Staten Island business boycott? (Nationwide?)

    02/13/2017 10:57:30 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Staten Island Advance ^ | February 13, 2017 | Pamela Silvestri
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Rumblings in the restaurant community over the weekend focused on a boycott potentially taking place on Thursday, Feb. 16, on behalf of the Mexican community. The effort purportedly will affect other industries as well. "Many Mexican [owned] stores are going to close and [Mexicans] are not going to work," said a healthcare worker who declined to give her name but lives in Tompkinsville and hails from Mexico. She will be showing up to her job that day but says her friends certainly are buzzing about it. "They are asked not to work, not to buy in...
  • New York Times Reprimands Reporter for Repeating 'Unfounded' Melania Trump Rumor

    02/13/2017 2:55:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    WMAQ-TV ^ | February 13, 2017 | Eric L. Hinton
    The comment was revealed by model/actress Emily Ratajkowski The New York Times reprimanded a reporter Monday following an allegation the reporter publicly referred to unfounded rumors about first lady Melania Trump. The allegations were made public by model/actress Emily Ratajkowski, who said the unnamed reporter repeated unsubstantiated claims about Trump's past in her vicinity at an event Sunday night. (TWEETS-AT-LINK) Ratajkowski added the "gender specific attacks" were "disgusting" and "sexist." In a statement released to NBC, a Times spokesperson did not identify the reporter, but confirmed an incident occurred. "At a party last night, a Times reporter who does not...
  • BREAKING: Anti-Trump President Of NYC Metropolitan GOP Club Broke FEC Laws To Donate To (Schumer)

    02/13/2017 6:02:31 AM PST · by TangoLimaSierra · 25 replies
    gotnews.com ^ | 2/9/17
    Deborah Coughlin, the president of New York City’s elite Metropolitan Republican Club that recently wrongly and forcibly removed all Trump supporters from its board, broke federal campaign finance laws in order to donate thousands of dollars to Democratic New York Senator Chuck Schumer in 2003. Schumer has been one of the most anti-Trump Senators since President Donald J. Trump took office in January. In a story that GotNews broke and that the New York Post has now picked up, a deeper dive into the financials surrounding the scandal-plagued board of New York City’s Metropolitan Republican Club has produced more troubling...
  • (NYC)

    02/12/2017 8:34:46 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 15 replies
    Gothamist.com ^ | BY EMMA WHITFORD IN NEWS ON FEB 10, 2017 12:00 PM
    (Snip)in a possible effort to chip away at this number, the New York Times reports that all five borough district attorneys are considering striking thousands of open warrants from the record. The group has reportedly agreed to purge 200,000 warrants that were issued at least 20 years ago, while Acting Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez and Bronx DA Darcel Clark push for a larger purge: all 800,000 warrants written 10 or more years ago.New York immigration attorneys and advocates say these warrants are increasingly dangerous for non-citizens, as one of President Donald Trump's sweeping executive orders targets any non-citizen with an...
  • Chuck Schumer’s Meatloaf Contains Pork. Is That News?

    02/12/2017 2:18:41 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    The Forward ^ | Liza Schoenfein | February 12, 2017
    On Wednesday, The New York Times ran a story in its food section about a new cookbook by New York Times writers Frank Bruni and Jennifer Steinhauer called “A Meatloaf in Every Oven: Two Chatty Cooks, One Iconic Dish and Dozens of Recipes — From Mom’s to Mario Batali’s” (Grand Central Life & Style). In it, the two discussed the book’s recipes and the people who contributed them — chefs, politicians, friends and family. On Sunday, the Algemeiner, a publication with a large Orthodox readership, published a piece criticizing the Times for its coverage of the book — in particular,...
  • I’m a gay New Yorker — and I’m coming out as a conservative

    02/11/2017 10:09:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    The New York Post ^ | February 11, 2017 | Chadwick Moore
    When Out magazine assigned me an interview with the Breitbart.com rabble-rouser Milo Yiannopoulos, I knew it would be controversial. In the gay and liberal communities in particular, he is a provocative and loathed figure, and I knew featuring him in such a liberal publication would get negative attention. He has been repeatedly kicked off Twitter for, among other things, reportedly inciting racist, sexist bullying of “Ghostbusters” actress Leslie Jones. Before interviewing Yiannopoulos, I thought he was a nasty attention-whore, but I wanted to do a neutral piece on him that simply put the facts out there. After the story posted...
  • NYC District Attorneys Consider Scrapping Thousands Of Open Warrants (Blacks & Illegals hardest hit)

    02/11/2017 9:28:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    WCBS News Radio ^ | February 11, 2017 | Kelly Waldron
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The city’s five borough district attorney’s are considering scrapping thousands of open warrants from the record. The open warrant number has climbed to 1.5 million, mostly for low level offenses including drinking in public, spitting on the sidewalk, and public urination. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) About a year before his death, late Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson said anyone with an open warrant who is stopped by police would end up in central booking, which landed many men of color in jail for failing to pay small fines or responding to court summonses, WCBS 880’s Kelly Waldron reported. With...
  • 5 immigrants from Mexico in Staten Island arrested in ICE raids: source

    02/11/2017 5:49:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    WPIX-TV ^ | February 11, 2017 | Katherine Lam and CNN Wire
    STATEN ISLAND — Five Staten Island residents from Mexico were arrested in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids that have been conducted nationwide this week. The people were arrested in ICE raids that began on Feb. 3 and ended this Wednesday, a source told PIX11 news. Four of the residents were arrested at their homes while another was arrested outside a courthouse in Staten Island, according to the source....
  • Winter Storm Warnings for all of CNY Sunday and Monday

    02/11/2017 4:37:47 PM PST · by metmom · 44 replies
    WSYR ^ | Feb 11, 2017
    The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning effective 7:00 A.M. Sunday morning until 1:00 P.M. Monday afternoon for Chenango, Cortland, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Northern Cayuga, Northern Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Seneca, Southern Cayuga, Southern Oneida, Tompkins and Wayne counties. A storm system is forecast to move eastward out of the Ohio Valley this weekend and rapidly strengthen off of the Northeast US coast Sunday into Monday. Initially, some rain/freezing rain is possible in central New York Sunday, but as the storm strengthens, colder air will be drawn southward into our area. This will change the rain to snow....
  • NY Teen Tries to Steal Air Jordans, Loses Arm When Theft Victim Runs Him Over: Police

    02/11/2017 12:27:25 PM PST · by Morgana · 50 replies
    KTLA ^ | Feb. 12, 2017 | Tribune Media Wire
    A Brooklyn, New York, teenager lost his arm in a Craigslist robbery gone wrong on Friday afternoon, authorities said. Police say the 17-year-old boy connected with a man on Craigslist who was selling a pair of Air Jordan sneakers. They met about 1 p.m. in the Canarsie neighborhood, where the teen got into the seller's SUV and pulled out a gun, police said. The teen stole the sneakers and then walked away. He walked across the street with a bag apparently holding the sneakers, and the theft victim made a U-turn, stepped on the gas and ran over the teenager,...
  • Principal Says Trump is Worse than 9-11 Terrorist Attacks

    02/11/2017 6:20:27 AM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 11, 2017 | Todd Starnes
    The principal of a fancy New York City private school says the election of President Trump is worse than the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.Steve Nelson, principal of The Calhoun School, fired off a hate-filled email to parents blasting the president. He also said Trump's election would be more devastating than Vietnam, Watergate and the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Junior.Click here to get your copy of Todd’s new book – “The Deplorables’ Guide to Making America Great Again!” Liberals say it is truly deplorable!“I walked the complex inner-city streets of Cleveland during the racial unrest of the...
  • Federal agents conduct immigration enforcement raids in at least six states (Great day!)

    02/10/2017 4:43:15 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 75 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 2/10/17 | https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/abigail-hauslohner/?tid=a_inl-amp
    Gillian Christensen, a spokesperson for the Department of Homeland Security, which oversees ICE, confirmed that agents this week had raided homes and workplaces in Atlanta, the Los Angeles area and two other cities that she declined to identify, as part of “routine” immigration enforcement actions. ICE does not use the term raids. But immigration activists said Friday that they had documented ICE raids of unusual intensity in the past 48 hours in Vista, Pomona and Compton, Calif.; Austin, Dallas, and Pflugerville, Texas; Alexandria and Annandale, Va.; Charlotte and Burlington, N.C.; Plant City, Fla.; the Hudson Valley region of New York;...
  • Democratic Party Bracing for a Clinton-Kennedy Face Off for NY Senate Seat (Chelsea vs. Caroline)

    02/10/2017 11:06:58 AM PST · by Zakeet · 79 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 10, 2017 | Chandler Gill
    Democratic party supporters are already looking towards the 2020 election, hoping for a Senate "showdown" between the two former First Daughters Chelsea Clinton and Caroline Kennedy. "And we're told that it's more than just fantasy football for liberals who have nothing else to look forward to," the New York Daily News reported on Friday. Should Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) run for president in 2020, it's rumored that both Clinton and Kennedy would vie for the vacant Senate seat.
  • Entire Homeschooling Family Kidnapped by the State

    02/10/2017 10:24:07 AM PST · by Sopater · 30 replies
    FEE ^ | February 10, 2017 | Brittany Hunter
    Raising children is no walk in the park, but it’s even more difficult when the state dictates what you can and cannot do with your own family. Kiarre Harris is a devoted single mother, trying her hardest to provide her children with the best possible upbringing.Government schooling has been failing children for years.After growing concerned that her children were not receiving an adequate education from the Buffalo public school system in New York State, she made the decision to pull her kids out of their school."I felt that the district was failing my children,” Harris reported.Harris’ feelings are not uncommon...
  • Shia LaBeouf’s Controversial Anti-Trump Museum Installation Has Been Shut Down

    02/10/2017 8:49:51 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Slate's Browbeat Blog ^ | February 10, 2017 | David Canfield, Intern
    Shia LaBeouf’s controversial participatory art installation at the Museum of the Moving Image has been shut down. Operating 24 hours a day beginning on Inauguration Day, “HEWILLNOTDIVIDE.US”—created by LaBeouf with Rönkkö & Turner, just like 2015’s #ALLMYMOVIES—was established in response to Donald Trump’s election. It was mounted on a wall outside of the museum in Astoria, Queens, offering passersby the opportunity to say “He will not divide us” into a live-streamed webcam. In unfortunate contradiction with its messaging, the installation became a political battleground, as clashes between Trump supporters and opponents turned violent—an ugly distillation of what’s currently playing out...
  • State AG Schneiderman Has Trump in His Legal Crosshairs

    02/09/2017 5:58:36 AM PST · by csvset · 32 replies
    NY1 ^ | 8 feb 2017 | Courtney Gross
    State AG Schneiderman Has Trump in His Legal Crosshairs By Courtney Gross Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 07:38 PM EST With the new president in his legal crosshairs, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is also busy raising his national profile. NY1's Courtney Gross looks at how Schneiderman is rapidly becoming Donald Trump's biggest New York nemesis. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has added a new responsibility to his job description: taking on the president. "It is up to us at the state level to show leadership," Schneiderman said. Since Donald Trump took the oath of office, the state attorney general...
  • Will Team Trump Beat Bush And Romney Again With Marlins Bid?

    02/09/2017 8:41:04 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Forbes ^ | February 9, 2017 | Nathan Vardi
    Donald Trump has already beaten Bush and Romney in the political arena, but will Trump’s extended family now also beat them both on the baseball diamond? Forbes reported on Thursday that Jeff Loria, the owner of the Miami Marlins, has a handshake deal to sell the baseball team for $1.6 billion to a real estate developer in New York City. Subsequently, reports emerged that the Kushner family, which made its money in real estate, was negotiating to buy the Marlins. Jared Kushner is married to Ivanka Trump and serves as an adviser to President Trump. The Kushner effort is being...
  • Principal says Trump presidency is ‘more troubling’ than 9/11 (Private school in Manhattan)

    02/08/2017 3:08:02 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The New York Post ^ | February 8, 2017 | Elizabeth Rosner and Selim Algar
    The principal at a progressive Manhattan private school told parents in an email last week that the Trump presidency was more troubling than Vietnam, the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the September 11 attacks and Watergate, The Post has learned. Steve Nelson’s scorching missive managed to roil several parents at the $46,000 per year Calhoun School – no small feat considering the Upper West Side bastion’s blaring liberal bent. “It was inappropriate, it was offensive, it was condescending,” said one parent. “This is a liberal school. So I guess that’s the approach. But this was too much. To compare...
  • Buffalo mother arrested after homeschooling children

    02/07/2017 7:31:27 AM PST · by bryan999 · 49 replies
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – A Buffalo mother who withdrew her children from public schools to homeschool them now faces child neglect charges, and her children have been removed from her custody. Single mother Kiarre Harris filed all of the required paperwork with Buffalo City Hall to remove her children from Buffalo Public Schools in early December over concerns about the school system. She also filed the individualized educational program to homeschool her elementary school kids, which she did for several weeks, WKBW reports. “I felt like the system was failing my children and that’s when I made the decision to homeschool,”...
  • Assembly Democrats push for New York as a sanctuary state

    02/06/2017 6:18:43 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 27 replies
    WXXI ^ | February 6, 2017 | Karen DeWitt
    The New York Assembly moved Monday to establish New York as a sanctuary state, but the measure faces an uncertain future in the state Senate. Assembly Democrats are backing measures that would give the entire state sanctuary status for immigrants.
  • NYPD Warns That Continued Anti-Trump Protests Could Impact Its Operations

    02/06/2017 3:37:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The New York Observer ^ | February 6, 2017 | Madina Toure
    Police Commissioner James O’Neill said the NYPD has so far been able to handle the citywide protests against President Donald Trump over his recent executive orders targeting undocumented immigrants and travelers from Muslim lands—but warned that if they continue, they could “have an impact on our operations.” The city has tried—so far without success—to get Washington to reimburse it $35 million in expenses it incurred safeguarding Trump Tower between Election Day and the Trump’s inauguration. The mayor previously reported that Trump had personally promised to help the city get repaid in a private phone call. O’Neill, who previously said that...
  • Jesus forcast for you[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/06/2017 9:42:32 AM PST · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    Bible, The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 2-6-17 | Jesus the author of our faith
    You are my children so come spend time with me for now as you enter into worship welcoming in My Spirit of Grace truly Heaven shall open and my angelic army abound around you for you are My holy place as I live in and with you as one abiding together . Allow me to show, yes reveal to you that which are mysteries to others yet make I it known to you for you are my Gideons and we are about to take on a great victory over darkness and this is why my presence in you is expanding...
  • Barnard College Pledges New Hiring Policy Based on Race

    02/04/2017 3:17:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | February 4, 2017 | Aleister
    Only the left could get away with doing such a thing without being called racists. The College Fix reports: "College pledges to hire professors based on skin color, mandates social-justice workshops. A women’s college is planning to hire new professors based on the color of their skin because of the “demonstrated benefits” of nonwhite faculty. Whether such faculty benefit the college enough to be paid for a full teaching load remains to be seen, however. After a year of deliberation, the Barnard College Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion released a set of draft recommendations last week with the aim...
  • Video: Unhinged NYU Professor Shrieks at NYPD to Beat Up Trump Supporters

    02/03/2017 12:22:34 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    Townhall ^ | February 3, 2017 | Guy Benson
    When people started tweeting at me about this incident, my first instinct was to question whether they could possibly be characterizing the situation accurately. I don't know why: Between this week's disgrace in Berkeley -- replete with atrocious public statements from various Democratic public officials -- and this mind-bending lowlight from last year's unrest at the University of Missouri, nothing should surprise any of us at this point. Scroll ahead to roughly the ten-minute mark and watch an "adult" NYU professor berate NYPD officers for not using physical violence against Trump supporter and Milo-esque 'alt-right' figure Gavin McInnes. Welcome to...
  • Protesters storm NYU over conservative speaker’s seminar

    02/02/2017 7:27:45 PM PST · by OddLane · 54 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 2, 2017 | Chris Perez and Gina Daidone
    The NYPD was out in full-force at NYU on Thursday night as protesters gathered to voice their disgust with conservative actor and Vice Media co-founder Gavin McInnes, who was inside holding a seminar for the school’s College Republicans. “Just saw 4 vans of cops unload outside of the NYU Anti-Fa protest of Gavin McInnes’ talk,” Jason Miller tweeted at around 7 p.m. Thursday...
  • Preet Bharara to question Mayor de Blasio over City Hall corruption

    02/01/2017 8:59:18 AM PST · by SpeedyInTexas · 16 replies
    New York Post ^ | 1/27/2017 | Chris Perez
    Things are starting to get real for Mayor de Blasio. First the mayor was questioned for nearly two hours by Manhattan prosecutors over his fund-raising for state Senate elections — and now Hizzoner has agreed to talk to the feds because he wants to convince them to stop investigating him for possible corruption at City Hall, it was reported Friday.
  • Many Staten Islanders Very Impressed With Trump's First Days As President

    01/31/2017 1:48:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Gothamist ^ | January 31, 2017 | Ben Yakas
    While the majority of New Yorkers supported Hillary Clinton in this election—making Donald Trump the first president who is loathed in his hometown—there was of course one outlier borough. Trump garnered over 57 percent of votes on Staten Island, where residents called him their "Molotov cocktail." As one voter told us back in November, "They don't care what he says, or what he does, they just believe in his heart." But surely after Trump's disastrous first days in the White House—in which he instituted a discriminatory Muslim travel ban (and yes, that is the right terminology), fired the acting Attorney...
  • Schumer tears up as he calls Trump's immigration ban 'mean-spirited'

    01/29/2017 11:10:32 AM PST · by The_Media_never_lie · 102 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/29/17 | CAITLIN YILEK
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer held back tears Sunday while denouncing President Trump's executive order on immigration and refugees. "This executive order was mean-spirited and un-American," the Democratic senator from New York said through tears. "It was implemented in a way that created chaos and confusion across the country."
  • Fordham University’s Ban on Pro-Palestine Student Group Draws Backlash From Justice Groups

    01/27/2017 8:14:15 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Heat Street ^ | 7:56 am, January 24, 2017 | Nahema Marchal
    Fordham University’s refusal to recognize a campus chapter of the pro-Palestine group — Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) — as an official student club has drawn widespread criticism from civil and constitutional rights groups, who claim the decision was politically motivated. […] In a joint 11-page letter to the Jesuit institution, released last week, the Center for Constitutional Rights and Palestine Legal affirmed that the denial not only violated free associated principles but was a blatant case of discrimination in violation of Title IV of the Civil Rights Act, pointing that all four applicants for the SJP chapter’s executive...
  • Cuomo: Deport Me First

    01/26/2017 5:40:49 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 84 replies
    Townhall ^ | 1/26/17 | Cortney O'Brien
    Liberal mayors and governors across America are pushing back at President Trump's immigration orders. The president took executive action on Wednesday to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, increase the number of ICE agents who work to find and deport illegal immigrants, and end sanctuary cities. Mayors like Rahm Emanuel said not on their watch. Chicago, he insisted, will remain a sanctuary city. Other liberal leaders pledged to protect illegal immigrants in their states. "If there is a move to deport immigrants, I say then start with me," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. "If we're going to deport...
  • N.Y. pol asks Trump not to interfere with state's medical pot

    01/26/2017 5:48:08 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | January 26, 2017 | Kenneth Lovett
    ALBANY - The lead state Senate sponsor of New York's medical marijuana law has written to President Trump asking that the feds allow such state programs to continue. Sen. Diane Savino (D-Staten Island) wrote to Trump on Dec. 9 when he was President-elect encouraging him to direct his Attorney General nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions "to respect the wishes of the citizens and elected officials of 29 states and allow carefully regulated and closely monitored medical cannabis programs to continue without undue interference from the federal government." Despite the growing number of states allowing some type of marijuana use, the drug...
  • De Blasio threatens lawsuit over Trump's move on sanctuary cities

    01/26/2017 7:10:34 AM PST · by Zakeet · 49 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 26, 2017 | Rebecca Savransky
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) is threatening to sue President Trump's administration in response to an executive order signed Wednesday to strip federal grants from "sanctuary" cities, Politico reported. "President Trump issued an executive order today and it's purported purpose was to enhance public safety, but here in New York City and in cities across this nation this executive order could in fact undermine public safety,” de Blasio said during a press conference at City Hall. De Blasio said the "potential funding cuts suggested in the executive order would first and foremost fall on the NYPD." There...