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  • New York City to pay residents who house their homeless

    12/02/2016 12:14:43 PM PST · by shoff · 29 replies
    Daily mail ^ | 12/02/2016 | liam Quinn
    New York City to pay friends and families of homeless people to help them People who take in homeless people can receive up to $1,800 each month The plan is part of the city's new 'Home for the Holidays' program Department of Social Services says it will save the city money on shelters
  • Thief steals bucket holding $1.6M in gold from NYC truck

    11/30/2016 11:41:54 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 36 replies
    WTHR ^ | November 30th 2016 | AP
    Police search for man who took a container of gold flakes from a truck while security guards were distracted Opportunist thief steals pot of gold in New York – video New York police are searching for a man who swiped a large bucket of gold flakes from the back of an armored truck, disappearing with an estimated $1.6m in treasure.
  • Trump to meet with Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara: source

    11/30/2016 10:13:43 AM PST · by RummyChick · 37 replies
    nydaily news ^ | 11/30 | BY Victoria Bekiempis Ken Lovett Adam Edelman
    Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara will sit down with President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday at Trump Tower, a source told the Daily News. Trump, in the weeks, since his victory, has met with dozens of figures in politics, law, security and finance as he fills out his cabinet and solicits advice on how to govern.
  • WATCH: Despicable Communist LOSERS Burn American Flags Outside Trump Tower

    11/30/2016 11:33:20 AM PST · by Ed Jenner · 30 replies
    Members of the “NYC Revolution Club” burned American flags outside Trump Tower last night. This is a perfect example of the sort of left wing radicals who were silent during eight years of Obama but will be suddenly active again for the next four to eight years while Trump is president. A group of far left activists set the American flag ablaze outside the Trump Tower after President-Elect’s tweet saying flag-burners should lose citizenship or even face jail. ‘Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag – if they do, there must be consequences – perhaps loss of citizenship...
  • Google Maps names Trump Tower "Dump Tower"

    11/26/2016 4:53:26 PM PST · by SMGFan · 53 replies
    Google Maps ^ | November 26, 2016
    Go to Google maps and search NYC Trump Tower. "Dump Tower" Use Bing instead?
  • CBS Macy's Day Parade Sucks

    11/24/2016 6:22:09 AM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 74 replies
    Girlfriend wanted to watch the Macy's Day Parade.
  • Why People Lost Their Minds When A Brooklyn Store Played ‘Sweet Home Alabama’

    11/23/2016 9:28:12 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 105 replies
    Three days after the election, my wife and I were shopping at the Fairway Market in Red Hook, Brooklyn. For those unfamiliar with it, Fairway is a less corporate, more co-op version of Whole Foods, offering pretty produce and exotic cheeses that don’t come cheap. The mood in the store was glum. As in most of Brooklyn, people stared ahead, moving slowly, still in shock from the political earthquake of Tuesday night. After getting our Brazilian Arabica ground for drip (I know, I should really use a French Press), Libby and I walked towards the organic maple syrup. That’s when...
  • Second time could be the charm for Christine Quinn

    11/23/2016 3:57:24 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 6 replies
    Crains' New York Business ^ | June 26, 2016 | Eddie Borges
    The next citywide election is 16 months away, but with polls showing Mayor Bill de Blasio’s support at an all-time low, potential challengers have been clamoring for attention. Yet perhaps the most viable one has managed to keep her name out of the speculative talk: Christine Quinn. The former City Council speaker has clearly learned a lesson from peaking too early in a campaign. At this time four years ago, Quinn had a 10-point lead on the pack of Democrats looking to succeed Michael Bloomberg. When the only poll that counts closed on primary day, she came in third.
  • Queens Man Cuffed for Pushing Straphanger Onto Harlem Subway Tracks; Yelled, 'I Hate White People'

    11/23/2016 2:54:37 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 62 replies
    Cops busted a Queens man for trying to push a straphanger onto the subway tracks in Harlem and yelling, “I hate white people!” Police cuffed Gary Weeks, 51, of Wavecrest for the bizarre attack Monday at 2 p.m. at the 4-5-6 subway station at 125th St. and Lexington Ave., officials said. The straphanger was waiting for a northbound train when Weeks walked up to him and tried to push him onto the tracks. The victim got away from Weeks, as other people started pointing and yelling at the attacker to simmer down. He then began yelling about his hatred for...
  • 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.
  • Photos: Hundreds Of Protesters Return To The Loop To Tell Trump 'No' (Caption time!)

    11/22/2016 12:42:54 PM PST · by simpson96 · 58 replies
    The Chicagoist ^ | 11/20/2016 | Rachel Cromidas
    Hundreds of protesters returned to the Loop for a second week of protests against Donald Trump's election as U.S. president and the advisor appointments he's made. The marchers met at Federal Plaza Saturday afternoon and marched around downtown Chicago.
  • Donald Trump cancels meeting with New York Times

    11/22/2016 5:54:32 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 54 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | November 22, 2016 | Chris Spargo
    Donald Trump cancels meeting with New York Times after the paper REFUSES to speak with him off the record ... a day after excoriating private meeting with media execs Donald Trump was set to meet reporters from The New York Times on Tuesday afternoon for a brief off-the-record session That was to be followed by an on-the-record discussion with reporters and columnists from the Times Trump announced on Twitter Tuesday morning however that he cancelled because 'terms and conditions of the meeting were changed' He followed that up with a tweet 15 minutes later saying that the times covers him...
  • REVEALED: Number of Hamilton stars haven't voted in YEARS despite clash with vice president-elect

    11/22/2016 5:43:59 AM PST · by simpson96 · 18 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 11/22/2016 | Reporter
    Some members of the cast of Hamilton, who delivered a message to Vice President-elect Mike Pence about their fears of the new administration, have abstained from voting for years, records show. There are no records available for this year, so it's unclear if the cast members voted in 2016, but years prior show many were absent on Election Day. (snip) RadarOnline investigated whether or not the actors had voted and revealed many leads hadn't in years. Dixon's records show he didn't vote during president Obama's reelection bid in 2012. Javier Munoz, playing the titular role of Hamilton, registered to vote...
  • Need YOUR Help To Expose fake Hate Crime in NYC (Anyone know someone in NYPD?)

    My spider sense is tingling on this. I have not seen any reports about this in the media, yet. I called the coffee shop, they hung up on me. I called the 13th precinct, and the officer there (nice guy) just told me to check the blotter in the papers. I didn't push him like I should have. She claims A Trump Supporter started yelling about "Hamilton, and racist foreigners", which caused the woman to throw water at him. He then blocked exit to the shop for an hour, then later got arrested pepper spraying some other minority. I frankly...
  • 'Hamilton' star Brandon Victor Dixon's tweets surprising given on-stage Pence letter reading?

    11/21/2016 9:19:50 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 17 replies
    Fox News Entertainment ^ | 11/21/16 | Diana Falzone
    President-elect Donald Trump took to social media this weekend to demand an apology from the cast of “Hamilton” after star Brandon Victor Dixon read a statement from the stage about the recent election to Vice President-elect Mike Pence, who was in attendance. Dixon said Monday morning he had "nothing to apologize for," but now he may be saying sorry for something entirely different, namely some tweets (and retweets) he made years ago, before “Hamilton” (and President-elect Donald Trump, for that matter) were even a thing. In one, Dixon wrote this: St. Patty's day weekend is like Christmas for black dudes...
  • Today’s political class freakout: Trump might not spend much time in D.C.

    11/21/2016 10:44:49 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 31 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/21/16 | Dan Calabrese
    Not exactly a five-star town On the heels of what seemed to be the ultimate insult - the voters’ rejection of the political class via the election of Donald Trump - it apparently now gets even worse for the Beltway crowd. We’ve already heard that Melania and Barron Trump will not move into the White House immediately because the Trumps don’t want to disrupt Barron’s schooling in New York. That’s got a few people out of sorts, but for the most part people don’t begrudge a decision based on what’s best for a kid. But now we’re hearing rumblings that...
  • ‘Hamilton’ actor won’t apologize for addressing Mike Pence

    11/21/2016 7:51:43 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 64 replies
    The “Hamilton” actor who drew fire from Donald Trump for addressing Vice President-elect Mike Pence from the stage said Monday he’s not apologizing — and invited the president-elect to come see the Broadway smash himself. Brandon Victor Dixon said he spoke to Pence on behalf of the cast at the request of show producer Jeffrey Seller and has no regrets for being the face of Friday night’s controversial monologue. “There’s nothing to apologize for,” the actor told “CBS This Morning.” “When you have a platform, art is meant to bring people together and meant to raise consciousness. And when you...
  • Hamilton Actor Who Called Out Mike Pence Has History of Demeaning White Women On Twitter

    11/21/2016 5:28:56 AM PST · by RummyChick · 33 replies
    ambit journal ^ | 11/20 | ambit journal
    Hamilton actor, Brandon Victor Dixon, has made headlines recently after he called out audience member and transitioning Vice President Mike Pence. You can read more about the incident here: Now we have these past tweets that were sent out by Brandon Victor Dixon that seem to paint a picture of resentment and suggestive actions to his twitter followers. Some of the suggestive actions state that white women can be taken advantage of on St. Patrick’s Day due to the holiday being known in some circles to involve a lot of alcohol consumption.
  • Melissa Mark-Viverito leads 500 protesters to Trump Tower

    11/20/2016 7:47:24 AM PST · by EinNYC · 38 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 20, 2016 | Khristina Narizhnaya and Isabel Vincent
    Nearly 500 protesters marched to Trump Tower from Queens on Saturday to protest what they called the “racist, sexist, anti-gay” views of President-elect Donald Trump. The march across the 59th Street Bridge to the Fifth Avenue skyscraper included City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and city Comptroller Scott Stringer and was organized by Queens City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.
  • Exclusive Melania and Barron Trump won’t be moving to the White House

    11/20/2016 4:26:45 AM PST · by heterosupremacist · 130 replies ^ | 11/20/2016 | Isabel Vincent
    Future First Lady Melania Trump and son Barron will not be moving to the White House after Donald Trump’s inauguration in January, The Post has learned. The president-elect’s 46-year-old wife and their 10-year-old son are staying put at the family’s glitzy Trump Tower penthouse so that Barron can continue attending his Upper West Side private school, sources told The Post. “Melania is extremely close to Barron, and they have become closer during the campaign,” said a source close to Trump’s transition team. “The campaign has been difficult for Barron, and she is really hoping to keep disruption to a minimum.”
  • Broadway Union Takes Issue With ‘Hamilton’ Casting Call For ‘Non-White’ Performers

    11/19/2016 5:11:26 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 23 replies
    CBS New York ^ | 3/29/2016
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The hottest show on Broadway has won praise for its groundbreaking casting of black and Latino performers, but now, “Hamilton” may have run afoul of the strict New York City Human Rights Law. As CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported, the controversy was sparked by a casting notice posted by the producers of “Hamilton,” which specifically seeks “non-white” performers. One critic said “Hamilton” takes a story that “valorizes dead white guys” and replaces it with black, Latino and multi-ethnic performers playing America’s founding fathers. But as the blockbuster musical looks to expand to other cities, the casting notice...
  • #BoycottHamilton Trends After ‘Hamilton’ Cast Members Harass Mike Pence

    11/19/2016 10:58:41 AM PST · by monkapotamus · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 19, 2016 | Jerome Hudson
    The hashtag #BoycottHamilton became a top trend on social media Saturday after cast members from the popular Broadway show Hamilton lectured Vice President-elect Mike Pence from the stage on Friday night. Pence was apparently booed as he took his seat. As the performance concluded and Pence exited the theater, actor Brandon Victor Dixon lectured him about how a “diverse America” is “alarmed and anxious” about the incoming Trump administration. “We, sir — we — are the diverse America who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us, our planet, our children, our parents, or defend us...
  • Cast of "Hamilton" Should Apologize as Trump Said

    11/19/2016 8:08:48 AM PST · by CptnObvious · 48 replies
    Vanity | 11/19/2016 | Self
    Trump is right. The theater should be a safe place to go with your family and not an unsafe place to be mobbed. The cast of "Hamilton" has now made it an unsafe place. They were not just rude; they just sent a signal that the theater is only for Progressive/Liberals and they don't want the other 50% of Americans coming period. The cast of "Hamilton" should apologize to the American People for making the Theaters in America unsafe..
  • 'Hamilton' Actor Harasses Pence On Stage, Americans Respond by Firing Back with Ticket Cancelations

    11/19/2016 7:59:02 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 145 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | 11/19/16 | John S. Roberts
    Vice President-elect Mike Pence took in the hit Broadway hip-hop musical “Hamilton” last night in New York City. As you could imagine, he was booed when he entered the theater in the deep blue state. But it gets worse. The performers actually took a stance against Pence, as well. For real. From BizPac Review: The vice president-elect was greeted with a mix of cheers and jeers as he entered, and exited, “Hamilton.” And in between, he received a lecture from Brandon Dixon, who plays Aaron Burr in the musical. “Vice President-elect Pence, we welcome you and we truly thank you...
  • TRUMP Tells Hamilton Cast to Apologize to Pence For Harassing VP-Elect at Theater

    11/19/2016 7:12:28 AM PST · by servo1969 · 107 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 11-19-2016 | Jim Hoft
    Vice President-elect Mike Pence attended a performance of Hamilton tonight in New York City. Pence was harassed by the audience… AND the cast.. The audience booed when he entered the theater. (many also cheered) Then at the close of the performance the lead actor Brandon Dixon insulted the vice president-elect. Actor Brandon Dixon lectured the new Vice President-elect on “tolerance.” “Vice President elect Pence we welcome you and we truly thank you for joining us here at Hamilton the American musical. We really do. We sir, we are the diverse America who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration...
  • Donald Trump claims Hamilton cast HARASSED VP-elect Mike Pence and demands they apologize...

    11/19/2016 7:04:52 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 78 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 11/18/16 | ANNETA KONSTANTINIDES
    Donald Trump is not happy Mike Pence wasn't welcomed with open arms by Broadway on Friday night. Trump demanded that the cast of Hamilton apologize to the Vice president-elect after they stopped the show to address him directly about their fears. The president-elect, who took to Twitter on Saturday morning to complain, claimed the cast had 'harassed' Pence. 'Our wonderful future V.P. Mike Pence was harassed last night at the theater by the cast of Hamilton, cameras blazing,' Trump wrote. 'This should not happen!' 'The Theater must always be a safe and special place. The cast of Hamilton was very...

    03/19/2016 4:05:07 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 29 replies
    WND ^ | 3/19/2016 | JEROME R. CORSI
    Throngs of left-wing activists converged on Trump Tower on Saturday to protest the billionaire’s so-called “fascist” policies and “white supremacy.” Cosmopolitan Anti-fascists cast a wide net on its Facebook page earlier in the week for “New Yorkers from different backgrounds” to protest the presidential hopeful, but all it got was different shades of liberalism. Roughly 5,000 people pledged to attend the event, but fewer than 1,000 showed up.
  • The Ultimate Gesture of American Incivility (Pence lectured to by cast of Broadway show)

    11/19/2016 5:50:06 AM PST · by NYer · 107 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 19, 2016 | Patricia McCarthy
    Tonight Mike Pence went to see the Broadway hit musical, Hamilton.  He was roundly booed by an audience of  ill-mannered theater-goers. Who knew that people who can afford thousands of dollars (that is what it costs) to see a play about Alexander Hamilton could be so abominably rude. While a few people cheered him, most were booing.  This is the low point to which the intolerant left has brought us; very low. To add insult to injury, Brandon Victor Dixon, the actor who plays Aaron Burr, the man who murdered Hamilton in a duel and became a traitor to America, delivered an ill-informed lecture to Pence at...
  • Trump demands apology from Hamilton fans who booed Mike Pence

    11/19/2016 6:09:16 AM PST · by RummyChick · 277 replies
    guardian ^ | 11/19 | walters
    The US vice-president elect, Mike Pence, was booed by a theater audience when he attended the hit hip-hop musical Hamilton in New York on Friday night – and then had a message about protecting diversity delivered to him from the stage after the curtain call. On Saturday, President-elect Donald Trump accused theatre-goers of having “harassed” Pence, writing on Twitter: “Our wonderful future V.P. Mike Pence was harassed last night at the theater by the cast of Hamilton, cameras blazing.This should not happen!” He also demanded an apology: “The Theater must always be a safe and special place.The cast of Hamilton...
  • Mike Pence Went To See 'Hamilton' And Got Booed (Shameful Gay Lead Scolds Pence)

    11/18/2016 8:51:33 PM PST · by Steelfish · 53 replies
    Business Insider ^ | November 16, 2016
    Mike Pence Went To See 'Hamilton' And Got Booed (Shameful Gay Lead Scolds Pence) Nov. 18, 2016 A view of Vice President-elect Mike Pence and staffers settling in for a performance of "Hamilton." Vice President-elect Mike Pence went to see a performance of the musical, "Hamilton" Friday night and was promptly booed by the crowd after entering the theatre in New York, according to multiple reports on social media. The musical, written by actor, writer, and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda, gets people thinking about race, history, and theater in ways they are probably not used to. It also educates audiences about...
  • Vice President-Elect Mike Pence Booed as He Walks into Broadway Theater to Watch 'Hamilton'

    11/18/2016 8:53:08 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 68 replies
    NBC New York ^ | November 18. 2016
    Vice president-elect Mike Pence was loudly booed by audience members as he walked into the Richard Rodgers Theatre in midtown Friday to watch "Hamilton." Video posted to social media shows the audience at the Broadway show both loudly clapping and booing as Pence walked into the theater with Secret Service in tow. "Here's Pence getting booed as he gets to his seats at Hamilton, tweeted an audience member who captured the loud reaction on video. "Everything was calm and then we heard almost a hysterical booing, went on for a long time," Ron Rawlings, who was visiting from Dallas, Texas,...
  • Trump Found a Way to Make Manhattan Even Worse

    11/18/2016 3:12:07 PM PST · by patriotred · 91 replies
    Gizmodo , wapo ^ | 11/18/2016 11:20am | Bryan Menegus
    Midtown Manhattan—with its noise, traffic, slow-moving tourists, and overpriced everything—is the one place most New Yorkers avoid at all costs (if they can help it.) It’s also home to Trump Tower, a gargantuan gold-plated phallus jabbed straight into the city skyline where the President-elect is planning on spending weekends during his term in office. In a neighborhood as densely populated as Midtown, the necessary job of keeping Trump safe will lead to unprecedented hassles for those living and working in New York, a city which already earns its stripes as having the country’s worst workday commute. The Washington Post reports...
  • Trump Tower, Fifth Avenue, and the Militarization of Urban Public Space

    11/18/2016 7:24:58 AM PST · by RummyChick · 39 replies
    ny magazine ^ | 11/18 | davidson
    Donald Trump, the first New York City kid to become president since FDR, will also be the first commander-in-chief to move to the White House from an apartment. True, his 30,000-square-foot, gilt-slathered Trump Tower penthouse is no ordinary pad, but the fact that he lives in the innermost heart of what you might call the inner city means that security arrangements don’t just inconvenience a few neighbors; they screw up a sizable chunk of Manhattan. Fifth Avenue in the 50s is almost always clotted with pedestrians and cars, and this time of year it becomes even more congested as department...
  • When Trump Went to 21 Club for a Burger, I Sat at the Next Table

    11/17/2016 12:13:57 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    11/16 | Brian Chappatta
    When Trump Went to 21 Club for a Burger, I Sat at the Next Table(Bloomberg can't be excerpted.
  • Trump Tower - Elevators - Live feed - Identify them...

    11/17/2016 6:43:48 AM PST · by NowApproachingMidnight · 20 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | 11/17/16 | C-SPAN
    Take a look. Rather interesting experiment.
  • Democrats hope Trump meets his match in Schumer

    11/17/2016 7:03:35 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 62 replies
    Washington (CNN)The battle for America's political soul could come down to a street brawl between two boys from Queens and Brooklyn. Donald Trump and Chuck Schumer are spoiling for a clash once the President-elect takes office next year and the new Democratic Senate minority leader gets his hands on his caucus after winning election on Wednesday. Schumer had hoped to be directing a Senate majority to implement Hillary Clinton's agenda, but the stunning upset in last week's election means he is the lone hope for Democrats as they resist an unexpected Republican presidency and GOP dominance on Capitol Hill. "Chuck...
  • Mayor of New York warns Trump over illegal immigrants

    11/16/2016 7:28:29 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 62 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 11.17.2016 | mm/bw (AFP, AP, dpa, Reuters)
    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has told US President-elect Donald Trump that the city is “fearful” of his incoming administration. De Blasio said he expressed concerns about Trump’s policies towards illegal immigrants. After visiting Manhattan’s Trump Tower on Wednesday, where the billionaire president-elect is building his team to lead the country, de Blasio said he would do all he can to prevent the large-scale deportation of immigrants. Vowing to obstruct Trump’s campaign pledge to expel millions of undocumented immigrants, the liberal mayor said the billionaire’s stance “flew in the face of all that was great about New York City.”...

    11/16/2016 4:45:34 PM PST · by dontreadthis · 79 replies ^ | 11/16/16 | STAFF WRITER
    Donald Trump ditched the media yet again last night and went out for dinner with his family. An NBC reporter managed to squeeze out a reservation from the same restaurant Trump visited and captured this footage of his fellow patrons cheering as he entered the establishment. Mainstream media hacks were furious, insisting that Trump had violated their trust by attending a private dinner without informing the press pool. One reporter for CNN told Anderson Cooper, “It appears to be yet another misunderstanding of exactly how much gravity his new title as President-elect holds. You know, if god forbid something were...
  • Sources: 3 NBA teams stop staying at Trump-brand hotels in NYC and Chicago

    11/16/2016 9:57:35 AM PST · by C19fan · 52 replies
    ESPN ^ | November 16, 2016 | Marc Stein and Zach Lowe
    At least three NBA teams have stopped staying at Donald Trump-branded hotels this season in part to avoid any implied association with the new president-elect, according to league sources. Sources told that the Milwaukee Bucks, Memphis Grizzlies and Dallas Mavericks have moved away from Trump hotels in New York City and Chicago, which bear Donald Trump's name through a licensing agreement.
  • Mayor de Blasio Holds Media Availability at Trump Tower

    11/16/2016 9:22:06 AM PST · by Stalwart · 61 replies
    Youtube live stream ^ | 11/16/2016 | NYC Mayor's Office
    Live stream of press conference following meeting with Trump
  • Media freaks out when Trump goes to dinner without them

    11/16/2016 6:43:16 AM PST · by mandaladon · 94 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 16 Nov 2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    Because I frequently wake up at a depressingly early hour I sometimes wind up catching the replays of late night cable news hosts. That was the case today, and when I first tuned in I became concerned that some sort of constitutional crisis was engulfing the nation. Something had happened involving Donald Trump and he had disappeared. Oh no! What could it be? As it turns out, Trump’s traveling press corps had been given the full lid signal last night as the President Elect settled in at Trump Tower. After they cleared out, the First Family in waiting decided to...
  • As Trump Leaves Press Behind for Steak Dinner, Incoming Admin Already Showing Lack of Transparency

    11/15/2016 8:48:45 PM PST · by onemiddleamerican · 125 replies
    NBC News ^ | Nov 15 2016, 10:21 pm ET | Alexandra Jaffe & Ali Vitali
    In a highly unusual move, President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday night left his Manhattan residence without notifying the reporters covering him or giving any indication of where he was going. The maneuver seemed to deliberately limit access to the media. The only way the press eventually ascertained his whereabouts was after a Bloomberg reporter, who happened to be dining at the 21 Club, tweeted a photo of Trump and some of his transition team in the Midtown steakhouse. Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks later told NBC News. "He is having dinner with his family."
  • Wary of Trump immigration threat, NY may erase ID card data

    11/15/2016 6:55:28 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 38 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 15, 2016 9:32 PM EST | Deepti Hajela and Jennifer Peltz
    When New York City launched the nation’s biggest municipal ID card program last year, advocates said it would help people living in the U.S. illegally to venture out of the shadows. But since Donald Trump was elected president, city officials are instead fielding questions about whether the cards could put those same people at greater risk of being deported. The city has vowed to protect cardholders’ personal records and might even delete them using a kind of self-destruct provision that allows for the information to be destroyed at the end of the year. At least one state lawmaker has criticized...
  • Cruz and Trump Meet in NYC

    11/15/2016 2:50:08 PM PST · by be-baw · 144 replies
    Fox News - The Five | 11/15/16 | be-baw
    Just reported.
  • Welcome to Trump Central: Inside the gaudy $100m penthouse from where the President-elect [tr]

    11/15/2016 10:03:00 AM PST · by C19fan · 59 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 15, 2016 | Gareth Daview
    It could be a difficult farewell for Donald Trump when the time comes to take up residency at the White House. Although he has hinted of commuting from New York City in his helicopter, the U.S. President-elect is likely to have to say goodbye to the $100million suite which sits at the top of Trump Tower. The lavish building can be found on Fifth Avenue and is home to the Republican's business as well as his three-level, 66th floor penthouse.
  • Another Liberal Mayor Pledges To Protect Illegal Immigrants From President Trump

    11/15/2016 5:20:20 AM PST · by Strategy · 47 replies
    Townhall ^ | November 14, 2016 | Cortney O'Brien
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio promised illegal immigrants living in New York City that they need not fear Donald Trump's deportations plans. He plans to resist President Trump's immigration policies at all costs, whatever that means. Now, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is echoing De Blasio's declaration. Speaking at a press conference at the Lurie Children's Hospital on Monday, Emanuel said Chicago will "always be a sanctuary city." "To all those who are, after Tuesday's election, very nervous and filled with anxiety as we've spoken to, you are safe in Chicago, you are secure in Chicago and you are...
  • Eric Trump And Wife Encounter Group Of Hecklers In Manhattan After Dinner With Friends

    11/14/2016 12:23:21 PM PST · by Raebie · 49 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | November 12, 2016 | Christopher Agee
    Amid nationwide protests and widespread social-media threats aimed at Presidential-elect Donald Trump and his supporters after this week’s election, one report detailed the type of treatment the brash billionaire’s son and daughter-in-law received upon leaving a New York City restaurant this week. The New York Post’s Page Six reported Eric Trump and his wife, Lara Yunaska, met some friends at Quality Italian, a Manhattan restaurant, around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Following the celebratory dinner two days after his father’s surprise Election Day victory, Trump and his wife left the restaurant and walked a few blocks before encountering a group of teens...
  • Secret Service doesn’t want Trump going to UFC fight

    11/12/2016 9:44:13 AM PST · by monkapotamus · 98 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 11, 2016 | Larry Celona and Daniel Halper
    President-elect Donald Trump wants to attend the UFC’s big debut at Madison Square Garden Saturday night, but the Secret Service is trying to talk him out of it, law enforcement sources told The Post. Trump had been invited to the big event by UFC president Dana White and had expected to attend. But the Secret Service is cautioning against it due to security concerns, according to the sources...
  • Mayor: Database of undocumented New Yorkers could be deleted (will deny access to Trump)

    11/11/2016 6:01:12 AM PST · by bobsunshine · 82 replies
    CNN ^ | November 11, 2016 | David Shortell
    A database containing the identity of undocumented immigrants living in New York City would not be opened up to a Trump administration without a "real fight," the city's mayor said on Thursday. Mayor Bill de Blasio, speaking at a news conference the day after President-elect Donald Trump's stunning electoral victory, also left open the possibility that the database, which holds personal information from the more than 850,000 New Yorkers who have a city municipal identification card, could be scrubbed. The IDNYC card was introduced in 2015 as a free and official proof of identification that could be obtained with limited...
  • Donald Trump-Loving Staten Island Is New York's Idaho

    11/09/2016 7:39:01 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Wednesday, November 9, 2016
    New York City's red state finally got its revenge. Staten Island voters overwhelmingly backed Donald Trump on Tuesday, bucking not only Hillary Clinton, but the other four Democrat-heavy boroughs. "Of course it's vindication," said retired NYPD detective John Sellenthin as he gladly posed next to the "Trump/Pence" sign in front of his cozy Castleton Corners home. "The media, the Establishment, the liberals all wanted Hillary Clinton. And I said, 'Of course I'm doing the opposite!'" This victory was particularly sweet because the professionals on the other side of the Harbor were so sure it wasn't going to happen. But the...