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  • Video shows protesters get shipment of bats before Brooklyn Bridge brawl

    07/16/2020 5:35:13 AM PDT · by karpov · 26 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 16, 2020 | Larry Celona
    Surveillance video from outside City Hall appears to show protesters receiving a small shipment of bats before anti-cops activists clashed with officers on the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday morning. The delivery was made by a car parked on the street near City Hall, with one man seen retrieving six bats from the trunk, according to the footage provided by sources. Police sources said the bats were delivered so the anti-cop activists could confront a “unity” rally proceeding over the Brooklyn Bridge into Manhattan. The unity rally included clergy, law enforcement and community activists. It’s unclear if the City Hall protesters used...
  • NYC's most influential black politician calls for the NYPD's gun-hunting unit to be reinstated a month after it was disbanded because 'bad guys now think they can do whatever they want'

    07/16/2020 3:03:40 AM PDT · by C19fan · 32 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 16, 2020 | Frances Mulraney
    The Brooklyn Borough President has called for the return of the controversial NYPD anti-crime unit just a month after it was shut down due to anti-cop protests as shootings in the Big Apple continue to spike. Eric Adams, NYC's most influential black politician, claims that the plainclothes unit, whose job it was to get guns off the street, may need reform but should not have been completely eliminated. The former cop, who is running for mayor in 2021, said that the absence of the unit led 'bad guys' to believe they can do 'whatever you want'.
  • As NYC shootings surge, de Blasio has only made it worse

    07/15/2020 4:58:01 AM PDT · by karpov · 23 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 14, 2020 | Patrick J. Brosnan
    What’s amazing about handguns — apart from the tragedy and devastation that 20 ounces can unleash — is their indestructibility. Like the Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards or Cher, they are timeless and, operationally, ­immune to the ravages of aging. In fact, with minimal maintenance and care, a handgun from 1920 will discharge a bullet with similar accuracy as the same gun minted in 2020. Which brings us to the matter at hand: 132 shootings in New York City in the past 10 days and the bloodiest June in more than two decades. Our spineless leaders in City Hall and the...
  • Caption Cuomo!.....................

    07/14/2020 8:44:01 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 44 replies
    Drudge | 07-14-2020 | Red Badger
  • Thomas Sowell on Charter Schools: Education for Students, Not Unions

    07/14/2020 8:11:27 AM PDT · by karpov · 10 replies
    American Spectator ^ | July 14, 2020 | Bob Luddy
    Thomas Sowell is a truth seeker who grew up in Harlem and is one of the wisest men of our times. In his new book, Charter Schools and Their Enemies — published on June 30, 2020, his 90th birthday — he exposes the hypocrisy of our politicians, teachers’ unions, and public school bureaucrats. To do so, Sowell compares New York City’s charter schools to its public ones. For example, Success Academy (47 New York City schools) and KIPP Academy (15 NYC schools), both public charter schools, have established the best K-12 schools in Harlem and have demonstrated the ability to...
  • NYC sees 15 shootings in 15-hour span as gun violence surge continues

    07/14/2020 4:17:18 AM PDT · by C19fan · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 12, 2020 | Tina Moore, Kevin Sheehan and Lee Brown
    New York City’s plague of gun crime continued this weekend — with 15 people shot in the same number of hours since midday Saturday, police sources told The Post. The shootings — including a 21-year-old man left fighting for his life after being shot in the head while sitting in a car in Sheepshead Bay early Sunday — were more in one day than the whole of the same week last year, sources said.
  • In Wake Of Continued Gun Violence, Prominent Members Of Black Community Call On NYPD To Bring Back Anti-Crime Unit

    07/13/2020 9:45:32 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 41 replies
    CBS New York ^ | July 13, 2020 9:15 PM
    After another tragic weekend of gun violence, including the death of a 1-year-old, two members of the black community called on the NYPD to bring back the recently disbanded Anti-Crime Unit to help get guns off the street. It was a dramatic moment — Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams holding up a pair of baby shoes Monday after a 1-year-old became the latest victim of gun violence, caught in the crossfire at a family barbecue just hours before. “Babies are not supposed to be wearing these in a coffin,” Adams said. Adams, a former cop, became the second member of...
  • Black Lives Matter Mural at Trump Tower Draws Angry Crowd

    07/13/2020 7:10:46 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 56 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 13 July2020 | Jim Treacher
    Last week, the worst mayor in the history of the United States decided it was a good idea to use city funds to paint a “Black Lives Matter” mural on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower. Bill de Blasio is too incompetent to do anything about the skyrocketing murder rate, and his administration is directly responsible for the 22,000 New Yorkers who have died so far from COVID-19 the Chinese virus, but at least he can troll the president of the United States while simultaneously begging for federal funds. If the goal of de Blasio’s #woke photo op was...
  • De Blasio says protesters’ ‘rights’ must be balanced with safety

    07/13/2020 1:12:39 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 15 replies
    nypost.com ^ | July 13, 2020 | Julia Marsh
    Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday the city needs to balance people’s “rights” with safety — the day after a Post reporter was bashed in the face with a 2-by-4 by an Occupy City Hall protester as cops did nothing. “We always want to figure out the best way to balance safety with the other rights that people have,” Hizzoner told reporters — addressing Sunday’s outrageous incident involving Post reporter Kevin Sheehan, who was covering a demonstration when he was attacked in front of do-nothing police. Claiming that the ongoing protest outside City Hall “has reduced in size quite a bit,” the...
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blames NYC crime spike on parents who 'need to shoplift some bread'

    07/13/2020 12:50:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 07/13/2020 | By Jessica Chasmar
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed the skyrocketing violent crime in New York City can be attributed to out-of-work parents who are desperate to “shoplift some bread” for their children. The Bronx Democratic socialist, an avid supporter of the defund the police movement, said during a virtual town hall that the significant uptick in shootings and homicides is due to millions of New Yorkers being newly unemployed because of the coronavirus pandemic. “Why is this uptick in crime happening? Well, let’s think about it,” Ms. Ocasio-Cortez said, according to remarks shared by The Hill on Sunday. “Do we think this has to...
  • AOC suggests NYC crime surge due to unemployment, residents who need to 'shoplift some bread'

    07/12/2020 5:33:08 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 50 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7-12-20 | By Yael Halon | Fox News
    The New York Democrat insisted that the uptick in crime is unrelated to the new NYPD budget cuts New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez suggested over the weekend that the crime surge in New York City is likely because struggling residents are forced to shoplift in order to "feed their child." In a virtual town hall meeting she hosted Thursday, some clips of which were shared by The Hill, the 30-year-old Democratic congresswoman was asked about the troubling uptick in violent crimes overtaking the city. “Do we think this has to do with the fact that there’s record unemployment in the...
  • AOC blames NYC crime spike on parents shoplifting food for their hungry families

    07/12/2020 1:53:51 PM PDT · by Libloather · 57 replies
    NY Daily News via MSN ^ | 7/12/20 | Dave Goldiner
    Crime spike? What crime spike? Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shrugged off New York City’s frightening rise in crime, suggesting that tough times are forcing parents into committing petty theft to feed their kids. “They feel like they either need to shoplift some bread or go hungry,” Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens) said last week on a virtual town hall for constituents that was broadcast on her official Facebook page. **SNIP** The city recorded 43 shootings in the last week, up more than 300% from the same time period in 2019. Ten people were shot over a bloody July 4 weekend The progressive lawmaker counterintuitively...
  • New York diners are being attacked by RATS while eating on the sidewalk as restaurant owners beg the city to deal with sanitation problems

    07/10/2020 8:19:05 AM PDT · by C19fan · 45 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 10, 2020 | Rachel Sharp
    New York City diners forced onto the sidewalks at restaurants are now being attacked by rats as restaurateurs beg the city to tackle its sanitation problem. New Yorkers have been flocking in their droves to enjoy European-style outdoor dining at some of their favorite haunts ever since the city entered phase two of its coronavirus reopening plan last month. The move has provided some much-needed income for restaurant and bar owners that were forced to shutter back in March but, with more food being eaten outdoors, the areas are also attracting huge rats.
  • Man shot dead in Bronx while walking with 4-year-old daughter

    07/06/2020 7:00:16 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 6, 2020 | By Larry Celona and Aaron Feis
    Harrowing surveillance footage captured the moment a man was fatally shot while crossing a Bronx street — hand-in-hand with his 4-year-old daughter. The clip, tweeted by Rodney Harrison, the NYPD’s chief of detectives, opens with Anthony Robinson approaching the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and East 170th Street in Mount Eden around 5:50 p.m. Sunday.
  • Who Needs Police? After Over 2 Decades of Relative Peace, Shootings In New York City Continue To Climb, Now Reaching Alarming Levels

    07/06/2020 8:20:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/06/2020 | Jazz Shaw
    While I realize these stories may be getting repetitive, it’s not just Chicago that’s seeing a prolonged increase in shootings and gun crimes. After decades of success in tamping down gun violence, New York City is again registering alarming numbers of killings and serious injuries. Granted, it wasn’t quite as bad as the Windy City (which is rather impressive considering how much bigger New York is) but Gotham still managed to rack up at least nine murders among more than 40 shootings just on Saturday night. And all of this was taking place only days after the Mayor and...
  • Why New York City will never build another subway station

    07/05/2020 2:03:42 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | $ July 2020 | Reed Tucker
    ...“I called yesterday,” Plotch told me in March. “They said they’d start building it next year.” Not only is the Second Avenue Subway unlikely to pick up construction again next year, continuing progress of the 8.5 miles of track running down Manhattan’s east side from 125th street to Hanover Square, it’s not particularly likely to be completed in many of our lifetimes The Second Avenue Subway, which was originally meant to include 16 stations, so far only includes three — 72nd, 86th and 96th streets. But that 1.5-mile “stubway” alone cost $4.6 billion (from an original budget for the entire project...
  • Nightmare in New York: How Covid-19, BLM protests and a liberal mayor are turning the city into a no-go zone as murders skyrocket, shops are looted and 500,000 middle-class residents flee

    07/05/2020 4:10:37 AM PDT · by C19fan · 24 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 5, 2020 | Caroline Graham
    Two bullet-ridden bodies lay sprawled on bloodstained concrete steps. Alongside, relatives of the victims are wailing and collapse to the ground. In another part of the city, a gang of youths use spray paint to disable security cameras before robbing a corner store. Later, video footage captures police officers sitting helplessly in their patrol car as a baying crowd hurls glass bottles at them. This is lawless New York – a city that was once America’s glittering crown jewel but which risks descending into mob rule. Murder figures have skyrocketed and a combination of the coronavirus pandemic, Black Lives Matter...
  • Nightmare in New York: How Covid-19, BLM protests and a liberal mayor are turning the city into a no-go zone as murders skyrocket, shops are looted and 500,000 middle-class residents flee

    07/05/2020 1:22:14 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 36 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 04 2020 | CAROLINE GRAHAM
    Two bullet-ridden bodies lay sprawled on bloodstained concrete steps. Alongside, relatives of the victims are wailing and collapse to the ground. In another part of the city, a gang of youths use spray paint to disable security cameras before robbing a corner store. Later, video footage captures police officers sitting helplessly in their patrol car as a baying crowd hurls glass bottles at them. This is lawless New York – a city that was once America’s glittering crown jewel but which risks descending into mob rule. Murder figures have skyrocketed and a combination of the coronavirus pandemic, Black Lives Matter...
  • Friendly Fire: Are NYC Patients Dying Of COVID Because Of Doctors? Use of Hydroxychloroquine restricted, Patients pushed on ventilators

    07/04/2020 8:50:55 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    The Daily Coin ^ | 07/01/2020 | Pennel Bird for Liberty Nation
    Friendly Fire: Are NY Patients Dying Of COVID Because Of Doctors? by Pennel Bird for Liberty Nation A retired army sergeant and war veteran turned whistleblowing nurse alleges horrific medical malpractice at a Queens hospital. Erin Olszewski’s abbreviated tenure at Elmhurst Hospital Center was during the months that New York was the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, suffering the highest number of COVID deaths in the nation. Her claim that the standard of medical care at Elmhurst was commensurate with “a third world country hospital” is based on shocking undercover videos she made of conversations with colleagues, supervisors, and...
  • New York, New York, It WAS a Wonderful Town

    07/04/2020 8:10:45 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 07/03/2020 | Roger L. Simon
    I always thought I would retire in New York City. I grew up there. In the 1950s it was a pretty great place. It’s hard to believe now that my friends and I, eight years old or so, would shoot up the Jerome-Woodlawn line to the Bronx by ourselves and sit in the bleachers to watch the beloved Yankees, debating who was better, Mickey Mantle or Willie Mays, until it was too late to be home for dinner. Nowadays, no middle-class parent, or any parent if they have their head screwed on even faintly right, would even consider such a...