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  • DOJ presses New York for information about COVID deaths in nursing homes

    10/29/2020 10:40:20 AM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 8 replies
    Just the News ^ | October 29,2020 | Alex Nitzberg
    he U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday increased the size of an inquiry which could reveal if the state is lowballing the number of COVID-19 fatalities among New York nursing home residents. The Associated Press reported that the DOJ is calling for information from hundreds of private facilities. The news outlet said that the DOJ letter requested a breakout of hospital fatalities that the health department has not shared publicly, and expands to over 600 facilities a similar request from earlier this year targeting a much smaller number of public facilities....
  • Gov. Cuomo: I’m Holding Trump ‘Responsible for Every’ Coronavirus Death in This Country

    10/29/2020 10:09:57 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 80 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/29/2020 | Pam Key
    Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) said Thursday on ABC’s “The View” that President Donald Trump was responsible for “every death” in the country from the coronavirus pandemic. Co-host Whoopi Goldberg said, “Coronavirus is now the third leading cause of death in America, and you say, and rightfully so I think, but I’m going to ask you, you’re holding you-know-who responsible for every death in New York from COVID. I’m going to say to you. Why?”
  • Kimber Arms moving headquarters from New York to Troy, creating 366 Alabama jobs

    10/29/2020 8:00:10 AM PDT · by PROCON · 61 replies ^ | Oct. 27, 2020 | William Thornton
    Kimber Manufacturing is moving its corporate headquarters to Troy and will “aggressively hire” in all departments. The firearms manufacturer last week announced it is moving to a new facility it built last year on 80 acres with more than 225,000 square feet of space, with design engineering, product management and manufacturing space. The company, formerly based in Yonkers, N.Y., pledged two years ago to open a $38 million production facility in Troy, creating 366 jobs over the next five years, which Gov. Kay Ivey announced in her 2018 State of the State address. In an announcement, the company said Troy...
  • Forensic genealogy leads to arrest in 1969 rape, murder of go-go dancer

    10/28/2020 2:49:20 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    New York Post ^ | 10/28 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    DNA evidence and forensic genealogy led to the arrest of a 75-year-old Pennsylvania man in the 1969 rape and murder of a go-go dancer who was found dead in her San Diego apartment, police said. John Sipos was arrested Saturday at his home in Schnecksville for the murder of 24-year-old Mary Scott, who was discovered lifeless after being strangled nearly 51 years ago in her apartment on Nov. 20, 1969, San Diego police announced Tuesday. Sipos was identified as a suspect by investigators using DNA evidence left at the crime scene and forensic genealogy. Authorities had previously “exhausted all leads”...
  • Schumer: ‘Generations Yet Unborn Will Suffer the Consequences' of Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation

    10/28/2020 10:45:13 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 81 replies
    CNSNews ^ | October 28, 2020 | Patrick Goodenough – “Generations yet unborn will suffer the consequences” of Amy Coney Barrett’s elevation to the Supreme Court, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said on the Senate floor, shortly before a majority voted on Monday to confirm the pro-life, conservative judge onto the bench. Schumer was not likely thinking of unborn babies in the womb; his next sentence began with an allusion to climate change. But the same sentence also included a reference to abortion, as he lamented what he described as “reactionary state legislatures curtail[ing] a woman’s right to choose.” Now-Justice Barrett said at her swearing-in ceremony on Monday...
  • NYC Theaters Sue de Blasio, Cuomo Over COVID Closures

    10/28/2020 12:33:46 PM PDT · by george76 · 15 replies
    Backstage Daily ^ | OCTOBER 28, 2020 | DIEP TRAN
    If “Saturday Night Live” can perform to a live audience, why can’t theaters? That’s one of the arguments in a lawsuit filed by a coalition of eight Off-Broadway theaters and comedy clubs against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. The city’s live venues have been officially closed since March, and have not been allowed to reopen. The lead plaintiffs in the lawsuit, filed in the Federal District Court in Manhattan, are Catherine Russell, the general manager of the Theater Center in Times Square, and Michael Sgouros of Greenwich Village’s the Players Theatre. Other...
  • Rahm Emanuel: ‘Republicans Will Regret’ Confirming Barrett

    10/28/2020 10:03:47 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 71 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/28/2020 | Pam Key
    Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday on ABC’s “The View” that Republicans would “regret” confirming Amy Coney Barrett as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Co-host Sunny Hostin said, “Rahm, Amy Coney Barrett is now Justice Barrett having been officially sworn in as the newest Supreme Court justice after what many Democrats are calling an illegitimate process. Minority Leader Schumer is saying Republicans will regret her confirmation. Do you think they will?”
  • ‘Lapdog press’ blacks out explosive Tony Bobulinski claims as CNN, MSNBC, NYT, WaPo skip story

    10/28/2020 9:10:46 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 42 replies
    Faux News ^ | October 28, 2020 | Brian Flood
    Critics are baffled that the mainstream media has largely ignored Tucker Carlson’s interview with Tony Bobulinski, a former business associate of Hunter Biden who said the Biden family shrugged off concerns that Joe Biden’s alleged ties to his son's business deals could put a future presidential campaign at risk – raising questions about whether the “lapdog press” is still worthy of public trust. Bobulinski, a retired lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, sat down with Carlson for a one-hour interview that aired on Tuesday night. Bobulinski said he raised concerns in 2017 to the former vice president's brother Jim Biden, about...
  • Videos: The MSM Reports About NYPD Smashing The Windows Of A Vehicle With A Driver Inside – Fails To Mention That The Car Was Strategizing With The Rioters Throughout The Night

    10/28/2020 9:09:44 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 19 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 10.28.2020 | Alex Hall
    Dozens of marching protesters were arrested in Brooklyn on Tuesday night after clashing with NYPD cops and leaving a trail of destruction in their wake in response to the Philadelphia police shooting death of an armed black man. About 200 protesters met in Fort Greene Park before snaking their way through the streets, vandalizing police vehicles, torching an American flag and igniting at least one rubbish fire during their travels. Near Willoughby and Jay streets, several protesters chucked rocks and bottles at police officers, sources said. Others in the group wielded pieces of wood. Nearby, a man in the crowd...
  • New York Times Columnist Commits Hunter Biden Laptop Heresy

    10/28/2020 7:35:08 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 20 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | October 28, 2020 | P.J. Gladnick
    New York Times columnist Ross Douthat should be thankful that most people at his newspaper are now working from home. Otherwise he could risk being surrounded by the Red Guards types there angrily enforcing the prevalent leftist orthodoxy. So what was Douthat's sin? Well, he actually criticized the suppression of the Hunter Biden laptop story by social media and the mainstream media. Yes, there is a certain very grudging toleration for conservatives in name only such as David Brooks but Douthat might have gone too much over the line for the Times' Red Guardians despite putting in a few obligatory...
  • Florida Democratic Party Cancels Event Featuring Anti-Semite Muslim Activist

    10/28/2020 7:23:31 AM PDT · by SJackson · 16 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Oct 28, 2020 | Joe Kaufman
    Rasha Mubarak cries ‘Islamophobia’ -- as the Young Democrats continue to affiliate with her. The Florida Democratic Party (FDP) has a problem. Her name is Rasha Mubarak, a Muslim activist who says Israel has no right to self-defense, memorializes terrorists, and degrades religious Jews, actions frequently exposed by this author. That said, Mubarak is also a National Committeewoman for FDP’s faction, the Florida Young Democrats. This month, FDP moved to shut down a Party event, because it featured Mubarak. Yet, the Young Democrats are still running events with her and advertising her on their website. Why is the Democratic Party...
  • Netflix casts Jaden Michael as young Colin Kaepernick

    10/27/2020 8:35:47 PM PDT · by Rastus · 24 replies
    The New York Post ^ | October 27, 2020 | Lauren Sarner
    Netflix has found its young Colin Kaepernick: Jaden Michael. Michael will play the NFL quarterback and civil rights activist in the upcoming series “Colin in Black & White,” and Ava DuVernay will direct the first episode. The six-episode series will follow Kaepernick’s childhood as a young African-American teen growing up in a white adoptive family and how his experiences shaped both his football talent and his activist work.
  • 'I purely vote for my actual interests': Black men could be critical bloc in presidential election

    10/27/2020 4:51:26 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 20 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Oct 27, 2020 | Marquise Francis
    Karl Williams from Brooklyn, N.Y., believes that Black people have “nothing to win” in this year’s presidential race with either President Trump or former Vice President Joe Biden. “There’s no policy platform being presented that’s going to address any needs of Black men,” Williams, an investor who trades options, said in a video interview with Yahoo News. Despite this conviction, Williams plans to vote for Trump for a second time on Nov. 3. “I support Trump,” said Williams, 34, who describes his reasoning as based solely on the prospect of personal financial gain, since he invests in the stock market....
  • Former New York City accountant who admitted aiding al Qaeda to be released from prison early

    10/27/2020 5:08:27 PM PDT · by xomething · 10 replies
    reuters ^ | 10/27/2020 | Jonathan Stempel
    A Manhattan federal judge on Tuesday ordered that a former New York City accountant who admitted to scoping out the New York Stock Exchange for al Qaeda be released early from his 18-year prison sentence. U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood said Sabirhan Hasanoff, 44, of Brooklyn, had shown “extraordinary and compelling” reasons for being resentenced to time served under a law allowing the early “compassionate release” of some prison inmates. Wood, who sentenced Hasanoff in 2013, cited evidence he was the only available caregiver for his mother, who is in poor health, and his “striking and unique efforts” to rehabilitate...
  • U.S. Voters Agree on One Thing: They'd Feel Better Owning a Gun [New York Times says lots of Democrats are buying guns]

    10/27/2020 7:23:24 PM PDT · by grundle · 33 replies
    New York Times via (link has entire article - no paywall) ^ | October 27, 2020 | Dionne Searcey and Richard A. Oppel Jr. ,
    Toni Jackson, who bought her first gun about three years ago because her job requires her to handle large amounts of cash, at her home in Richmond, Va. ... But when it comes to gun ownership there’s something uniquely American that cuts across party affiliation and social boundaries — leaving liberals and conservatives jostling for ammunition because they want to brace for whatever comes next.... ... Davis was surrounded by tables displaying AR-15 semi-automatic rifles, bunny-shaped brass knuckles, pistols etched with American flags and the face of President Donald Trump, booklets with titles like “Be Ready for Anything.” A human...
  • NYPD arrest man seen on video leaving pregnant girlfriend's body on side of expressway, sources say

    10/27/2020 1:01:41 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 23 replies
    Faux News ^ | October 27, 2020 | Stephanie Pagones
    New York City police arrested a man for allegedly murdering his pregnant girlfriend and then dumping her body on the side of the road in Queens late last week. The New York Police Department took Goey Charles, 29, into custody around 6 p.m. Monday for interrogation and ultimately charged him with second-degree murder in the death of his 29-year-old girlfriend, Vanessa Pierre, officials and a source said Tuesday morning.
  • NYC knows how to stop this crime surge — it just needs politicians willing to do it

    10/27/2020 11:27:45 AM PDT · by SJackson · 8 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 26, 2020 | Bob McManus
    New York’s sanguinary summer lingers, even though November is fast approaching, with at least seven more city residents gunned down over the weekend, including a fatally wounded tourist. Don’t blame the cops. They’re doing what they’ve been told to do, which amounts to running in circles, now that Gotham’s political class has abandoned one of the most effective urban-policing strategies ever devised — largely because it was too harsh on criminals. Now New York is reaping the whirlwind. Or, as The New York Times reported over the weekend: “More than 1,515 people have been shot so far this year, twice...
  • Biden wants to dismantle immigration law

    10/27/2020 1:12:08 PM PDT · by karpov · 13 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 27, 2020 | Ken Oliver
    Joe Biden has promised that if he’s elected president, he will set in motion on Day One the largest dismantling of U.S. immigration law enforcement in the history of the republic. On the very day he’s sworn in as president, the oath for which includes a constitutional obligation to “take care that the Laws be faithfully executed,” Biden has pledged to begin a 100-day moratorium on deportations of violators of U.S. immigration law. When deportations resume on Day 101 of his administration, Biden has further promised that “from that point on, the only deportations that will take place are [for...
  • Moment Bronx man, 33, falls 15ft through sidewalk 'sinkhole' and is 'swarmed by so many rats he couldn't yell for help for fear they would crawl in his mouth'

    10/27/2020 12:19:47 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 82 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 27 Oct 2020 | Mathew Wright
    Leonard Shoulders, 33, had been waiting on a bus at 3rd Avenue across from Saint Barnabas Hospital on Saturday when the sidewalk caved in Surveillance footage shows him falling into the dark hole Shoulders was unable to get out of the hole for more than 30 minutes He refused to scream because there were rats in the pit, worried they would crawl into his mouth Surveillance footage shows the moment that Shoulders falls into the sidewalk, trying to hold on and ultimately plummet 12 to 15ft. 'The Full Vacate Order is still in effect, and a construction fence has been...
  • Andrew Cuomo Takes a ‘Hatchet’. In a recorded call, he explains why he favors broad lockdowns.

    10/16/2020 9:53:46 AM PDT · by karpov · 21 replies
    WSJ ^ | October 15, 2020 | WSJ Editorial Board
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo likes to say that his virus policies, including a strict, prolonged lockdown of New York City, are based on science. Well, he finally revealed the truth when he told Jewish leaders last week that he is locking down their communities again due to public fear. Cases in Brooklyn, Queens and some New York City suburbs have been rising, and Mr. Cuomo blames orthodox Jewish communities not adhering to his rules. Last week he shut down nonessential businesses and schools in these communities and limited gatherings at houses of worship to 10 people. “They have never...