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  • 'World's Heaviest Woman' Has Surgery in India, Loses 100 KGS

    03/10/2017 11:58:46 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    The Star ^ | Friday, 10 March 2017
    Indian doctors said Thursday that an Egyptian who is believed to be the world's heaviest woman had successfully undergone weight-loss surgery after losing over 100 kilograms (220 pounds). Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, who previously weighed around 500 kilos, had not left her house in Egypt in over two decades until arriving in Mumbai last month for bariatric surgery. "We are happy to inform all well-wishers that the medical team of Saifee Hospital has successfully performed the surgery on Eman Ahmed," said a statement.
  • Two men plead guilty after accusations to set off pressure-cooker bomb in New York City

    02/11/2017 5:22:06 PM PST · by grundle · 43 replies
    kfor.com ^ | Feruary 11, 2017 | Katrina Butcher
    <p>NEW YORK Ė Two New York residents accused of conspiring to support ISIS and plotting to set off a pressure-cooker bomb in the city have pleaded guilty to all charges against them, federal prosecutors and New York City officials said.</p>
  • Fossella would support Catsimatidis for mayor 'in a heartbeat' (NYC)

    01/15/2017 8:30:42 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 10 replies
    Staten Island Advance ^ | November 29, 2016 | Rachel Shapiro
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- If billionaire businessman John Catsimatidis runs for mayor again, he has the wholehearted support of former Congressman Vito Fossella, who spoke about the Greek-American self-made man on Joe Piscopo's radio show on AM970 Tuesday morning. Asked whether he'd support Catsimatidis, who hosts the station's "Cats Roundtable" on Sunday mornings, Fossella said, "In a heartbeat. John is an American success story. He loves this country and never forgot where he came from. Works like I've never seen anybody work before and truly loves people, loves this city, loves this country and deserves to be elected to whatever...
  • Another week, another Staten Island crime spree (commentary)

    12/16/2016 4:13:33 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 5 replies
    Staten Island Advance ^ | December 16, 2016 | Tom Wrobleski
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Those safe Staten Island streets of ours are feeling less safe by the day. And the crime is hitting us right where we live and shop. Here's the latest example: A string of minivan break-ins in North Shore neighborhoods like West Brighton and Grymes Hill. The method is simple and shocking: There are vans where the rear windows can be forced open without breaking them. The crook then slithers through and takes whatever money or valuables can be found. You have to be pretty thin to get it done, but it's all too possible.
  • Malliotakis sees future Congress run, calls process 'rigged' (Staten Island)

    12/04/2016 3:03:00 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 4 replies
    Staten Island Advance ^ | December 4, 2016 | Rachel Shapiro
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - When Staten Island's seat in Congress becomes vacant, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis will be the first to jump at it. Passed over last year in favor of then-District Attorney Daniel Donovan as the GOP candidate in a special election, Malliotakis is just as eager now to run for the House of Representatives, she indicated in a recent interview. The May 2015 special election saw Donovan elected to fill the remainder of Michael Grimm's term -- he had resigned in disgrace after pleading guilty to tax evasion.
  • 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...
  • Statue Dedicated To Donald Trump Set Ablaze On Staten Island Lawn

    08/08/2016 12:06:30 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 10 replies
    WCBS New York ^ | 08/07/16
    The ‚ÄėT‚Äô for Trump has been on the Staten Island lawn since May. Homeowner Sam Pirozzolo had it custom made to show his support, but just after 1 a.m. Sunday morning, while the family was sleeping their T was up in flames. ‚ÄúI jump out of bed, I come down here, and I come downstairs, and I can see this big orange glow,‚ÄĚ Pirozzolo said. The fire marshal was investigating damage, Sunday evening and had not yet determined the cause. Ground lights typically shine on the sign, but Pirozzolo said last night they were out. He believes someone was attacking...
  • Anti-cop group burns American flag over death of black teen

    06/09/2016 9:35:47 AM PDT · by Mr_Moonlight · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 7th 2016 | By Tina Moore and Natalie Musumeci
    A group of anti-cop dissenters burned an American flag outside a Staten Island police station house in protest of the NYPDís investigation into the death of a black teenage boy who police said suffered a fatal asthma attack after a gang-related street fight last month, video shows. In a video posted to YouTube, demonstrators can be seen gathered outside of the 121st Precinct station house for the staged flag burning on Saturday. ďWe light fire for the ancestors who have gone before us who were lynched,Ē a woman can be hearing saying in the video as another person attempts to...
  • $2M deer vasectomy plan leaps forward (NYC libtards find another grand way to waste taxpayer money)

    06/09/2016 8:12:45 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 33 replies
    Staten Island Live ^ | June 7, 2016 | Anna Sanders
    The city wants to spend big so there's no bang for Staten Island's bucks. Comptroller Scott Stringer is allowing the city to fast-track the contracting process on a $2 million plan to perform vasectomies on the borough's male deer. [Snip] An unrestrained and expanding deer herd can harm parks and private property, spread tick-borne illness and wander into roads more often, increasing the risk for deadly vehicle collisions. [Snip] If the city's plan works ... hundreds of bucks would be tranquilized, captured, given vasectomies and released back onto Staten Island parkland over the course of the three-year study. Mayor Bill...
  • KING: The more I think about it, the more I want to buy a ĎAmerica Was Never Greatí hat

    05/22/2016 3:30:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | May 19, 2016 | Shaun King
    Last Sunday, Krystal Lake, a 22-year-old Home Depot employee on Staten Island, was photographed wearing a hat that says, ďAmerica Was Never Great.Ē It's in the same font and style of Trump's campaign slogan of "Make America Great Again." Of course, death threats and hate mail targeting her have come pouring in ó which, if you think about it, lends itself to her feeling like she was right to wear the hat in the first place. About two months ago, I wrote a column about the word "again" in Trump's slogan. I think it's a racist dog whistle and it...
  • HOME DEPOT EMPLOYEE IS NOT GREAT IN U.S. HISTORY

    05/21/2016 6:44:19 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 78 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/21/16 | Jeff Crouere
    Sadly, Ms. Lake is unaware of our proud history and what needs to be done to restore our countryís greatness. She does not appreciate our many freedoms and American exceptionalism It is sad that so many of our young people today are clueless about our countryís distinguished history. In a troubling story this week that generated national headlines, a 22-year-old Home Depot employee, Krystal Lake, of Staten Island, New York, was pictured at work wearing a hat that read, ďAmerica Was Never Great.Ē The disturbing image sparked an explosion of online comments from across the nation with people expressing both...
  • Trump's scorching 82 percent on Staten Island is record-setter

    04/20/2016 5:49:22 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 31 replies
    http://www.silive.com/ ^ | Rachel Shapiro
    Donald Trump's Staten Island supporters were confident the brash businessman would win in the borough, but even his most staunch allies were pleasantly surprised that the GOP front-runner on Tuesday took the Island with 82 percent of the vote, setting a record for the highest margin of victory for the candidate so far in the national race. (SNIP) On Staten Island, he got 73 percent in the North Shore's 61st Assembly district represented by Assemblyman Matthew Titone; 85 percent in the South Shore's 62nd district, that Ron Castorina Jr. was just elected to; 80 percent in the mid-Island's 63rd district...
  • Donald Trump Is Winning Staten Island By About As Much As Kim Jong-un Won North Korea

    04/20/2016 7:16:12 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 29 replies
    New York Magazine&#8206; ^ | April 20, 2016 | Eric Levitz
    Early returns from the New York primary have revealed the existence of a small island ó just off the coast of Manhattan ó that's populated entirely by fans of Donald Trump.
  • Donald Trump Hailed as Hometown Hero in Staten Island

    04/18/2016 10:25:49 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 23 replies
    Time ^ | April 17, 2016 | Sam Frizell
    When Maria Andrewsí mother came home with a load of heavy groceries and found a broken elevator at the modest brick Tysens Park Apartments on Staten Island, she wasnít expecting to get much help from building management. But then she saw Fred Trump pull up in an elegant black limousine. She put down her groceries and rapped on the limoís tinted window to complain to the real estate royal who owned her building. To her surprise, the elder Trump came out and helped her carry her groceries up five flights of stairs, Andrews says today ó and he stayed for...
  • NYPD Targeted Staten Island Albanian Community

    04/10/2016 12:28:34 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    Staten Island Live ^ | Maura Grunlund
    The Albanian Islamic Cultural Center in Tompkinsville was among several sites under surveillance in that neighborhood by the NYPD, based on a secret department report obtained by The Associated Press. (See full report below.) A tower and crescent moon are silhouetted by the sun at the Albanian Islamic Cultural Center in Tompkinsville. The NYPD targeted the Tompkinsville neighborhood within the 120th Precinct because it had seen a "high influx" of Albanian immigrants from Montenegro, Kosovo and a "small percentage" from Albania. The secret NYPD report said that "Albanian businesses" were concentrated along Victory Boulevard and included hangouts such as social...
  • Bill plans to ban iPhones from being sold in New York, Apple would face fines of $2,500 per device

    01/30/2016 10:53:46 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 30 replies
    Biz PAC Review ^ | 01/30/16 | Eric Boehm
    A New York lawmaker has proposed a bill that would ban iPhones from being sold in the state, unless Apple provides special "back doors" that would allow law enforcement to spy on users. That's a double dose of the Nanny State: setting rules for what can be bought and sold, while giving the government an easier way to spy on residents' everyday activities. The bill is sponsored by State Assemblyman Matthew Titone, D-Staten Island, and it would mandate that iPhones and other cell phones sold in New York be "capable of being decrypted and unlocked." The bill has support, perhaps...
  • Obama: Task force will improve policing with 'communities of color' [Nationalize the Police]

    08/15/2015 11:18:02 AM PDT · by markomalley · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/15/15 | Barbara Boland
    President Obama discussed initiatives he's put in place to change the tense dynamic between "many communities of color" and the police on the one year anniversary of teenager Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Mo. "I convened a task force on community policing to find commonsense steps that can help us drive down crime and build up trust and cooperation between communities and police, who put their lives on the line every single day to help keep us safe. And I've met personally with rank and file officers to hear their ideas," said Obama in his weekly address. Obama said that...
  • UPDATED: NYPD Identifies Suspects Spotted with Paintball Rifles on Staten Island

    07/17/2015 5:02:40 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 31 replies
    JP Updates ^ | 7/17/15 | Mark Hirshberg
    The NYPD has identified a group of suspicious people who were spotted Friday morning on Staten Island with rifles in their hands, NYPD officials told JP. The group four men and two women, with hijabs, were spotted early Friday morning by a retired NYPD officer in the Midland Beach parking lot with rifles in their hands, in two cars with NJ licence plates. Police were initially trying to determine whether the group were preparing an imminent terror attack, or linked to recent paintball attackers who shot several people last week with paintball guns, police said. The description of the group...
  • Orthodox Jewish Man Among Several Victims Hit With Paintball On Staten Island

    07/17/2015 4:58:59 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 18 replies
    JP Updates ^ | 7/13/15 | Mark Hirshberg
    The NYPD is searching for a group of men who are believed to be behind a string of paintball shootings over the past week in the Westerleigh section of Staten Island, police said. At least 7 people were hit with paintballs since July 6, an NYPD official with knowledge of the investigation told JP. The first incident occurred on Monday evening July 6, when a man walking on the street was struck with paintballs from a passing vehicle. In the second incident, an Orthodox Jewish man, identified as 67-year old Abrhaam Revivo, was hit in his shoulder with a paintball...
  • Staten Island special election 2015: Dan Donovan wins Congress seat

    05/05/2015 7:38:42 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 12 replies
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Republican District Attorney Daniel Donovan has won Tuesday's special election and is going to be Staten Island's new congressman. Donovan vied with Democratic Councilman Vincent Gentile and Green Party candidate James Lane for the seat. The final tally for the election is not yet available, but the Donovan camp declared him the winner of the special election on Tuesday night. The DA celebrated with supporters at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bloomfield.
  • ('national hero') De Blasio Dips Toe Into Presidential Politics With Meeting of Liberals

    04/05/2015 11:02:52 AM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    DNA info ^ | 4/03/15 | Jeff Mays
    Pic - Mayor Bill de Blasio, at Gracie Mansion with First Lady Chirlane McCray, activist Van Jones, and Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy, plans to dip his toe into presidential politics with the launch of a push for income inequality to become a central issue of the 2016 national elections. "All of this is focused on the notion that we are not having a discussion on income inequality in this country and we are not having that discussion at our peril." GRACIE MANSION ó Mayor Bill de Blasio, who supporters describe as a "national hero" among progressives, has dipped his his...
  • Cuomo to name Ďindependent monitorí to review cop-related grand jury decisions

    01/21/2015 9:48:08 PM PST · by harwood · 21 replies
    Gov. Cuomo is assuming a key role in resolving cases where unarmed civilians are killed by police, announcing Wednesday that he will name an ďindependent monitorĒ to review grand-jury decisions when cops are not indicted.
  • Snopes confirms open letter blasting Holder is from retired FBI agent

    01/14/2015 7:21:02 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 32 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | Thomas Lifson
    So, letís get this straight. At a decisive moment in history when our nation required a strong and unbiased voice from itsí senior law enforcement official, you Mr. Holder, made it your personal mission to join with other racial antagonist and politicize a tragic event, accusing a young white police officer of a racially motivated killing in what we now know was a justified self-defense shooting of a predatory felon. Your behavior is unbelievable. You sir, have sacrificed your integrity on the altar of political expediency. You, Mr. Holder, are the ďcowardĒ and hypocrite you so loudly denounce when speaking...
  • In poor New York neighborhoods, residents ask: Where are the police?

    01/11/2015 5:45:32 PM PST · by armydawg505 · 42 replies
    www.aol.com ^ | 1/9/15 | Emily Flitter and Luciana Lopez
    (Reuters) - On the sidewalk of a public housing development in Brooklyn, New York notorious for gang violence and drug activity, the words "Fascist pig, go home!" in black spray paint are fading but still legible. These are the Marcy Houses, 27 brick H-block buildings, each six stories high, that are home to nearly 4,300 people, many of whom are black or Latino. The rapper Jay-Z, who grew up in the complex, described Marcy as "a block away from hell," the place where "news cameras never come," in a song called "Where I'm From."
  • Jeb In 94: I Would Do ĎProbably Nothingí For African-Americans

    01/10/2015 8:40:48 PM PST · by Bratch · 27 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 10, 2016 | SCOTT GREER
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush appears poised for a presidential run and is currently leading the polls among potential Republican candidates for 2016, but the comments he made in 1994 during his first run for Floridaís highest office may come back to haunt him.The Associated Press reports†that Bush described himself then as a ďhead-banging conservativeĒ and used fiery rhetoric ó such as claiming he would do ďprobably nothingĒ for African-Americans if he became governor ó in his ultimately unsuccessful bid. Bush made that statement in response to a question on what he would for African-Americans if elected to office.ďItís time...
  • Groundhog Day 2015 - Zoo Wonít Let de Blasio Hold Groundhog After He Killed One Last Year

    01/09/2015 7:54:57 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 31 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | January 8, 2015 | Emily Zanotti
    Zoo Wonít Let de Blasio Hold Groundhog After He Killed One Last Year The NYPD isn't the only city organization that has lost complete confidence in the esteemed Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio. After he dropped the groundhog during last year's Groundhog Day celebrations, the Staten Island Zoo has unequivocally banned De Blasio from holding or handling any more of their animals in a celebratory setting. - Mayor de Blasio wonít be killing any more groundhogs ó zoo handlers are forbidding the butter-fingered mayor from holding the critter at the annual shadow-sighting ceremony on Feb. 2, The...
  • ĎYouíre Either a Cop or Little Peopleí: The American Police State in 2014

    01/05/2015 5:13:37 AM PST · by Dick Bachert · 76 replies
    The Rutherford Institute ^ | 12/30/2014 | John Whitehead
    For those of us who have managed to survive 2014 with our lives intact and our freedoms hanging by a thread, it has been a year of crackdowns, clampdowns, shutdowns, showdowns, shootdowns, standdowns, knockdowns, putdowns, breakdowns, lockdowns, takedowns, slowdowns, meltdowns, and never-ending letdowns. Weíve been held up, stripped down, faked out, photographed, frisked, fracked, hacked, tracked, cracked, intercepted, accessed, spied on, zapped, mapped, searched, shot at, tasered, tortured, tackled, trussed up, tricked, lied to, labeled, libeled, leered at, shoved aside, saddled with debt not of our own making, sold a bill of goods about national security, tuned out by those...
  • NYCís victory over lawlessness being reversed by anti-cop mayor

    01/03/2015 4:59:21 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 18 replies
    nypost.com ^ | Michael Goodwin
    Taking back the streets was not ≠always pretty and did not always go smoothly. Yet progress against the scourge of crime was undeniable from the start, and after two decades under Mayors Rudy Giuliani and Mike Bloom≠berg, a decisive victory was won. Hallelujah! New York, formerly the ungovernable Rotten Apple, was reborn in the ashes of mayhem and murder. Life in virtually every neighborhood got better and better because even quality-of-life crimes were not accepted as inevitable. Investment follows safety, and the city shined like never before. The mayors led, but rank-and-file cops did the heavy lifting, and the ≠insignia...
  • In Case You Were Wondering What Companies Are Helping To Fund Al Sharpton's Race War...

    01/03/2015 4:08:54 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 26 replies
    I'm not one for boycotts, but I am one for data. And I like this kind of data. It's just good to have data when spending money. That's all. I mean, if I have no choice in keeping a SIGNIFICANTLY large portion of my money from being squandered by the folks that I've freaking employed up on the Hill (like drunk girls on Spring break with their Daddy's credit cards), I'm going to be as informed as possible with what's left of said money. Thus, the data thing. You know. According to the source article above and the New York...
  • NYPD warned about turning backs on mayor at copís funeral (so middle-fingering DeBlasio is OK?)

    01/03/2015 4:03:24 AM PST · by Liz · 42 replies
    NY POST ^ | 1/2/15 | By Larry Celona, Shawn Cohen and Danika Fears
    NY Police Commissioner Bratton sent out a memo...being read at precinct roll-calls ahead of slain Officer Wenjian Liuís Sunday service. Bratton pleaded with the rank and file to shelve their anger: ďThe countryís consciousness has focused on an act of disrespect shown by a fraction of thoseÖofficers,Ē he said. Many cops were furious over the directive, which they saw as an attempt to fix the mayorís bruised ego. ďHeís taking DeBlasio's side....to protect him and not make him look bad,Ē one source said. One cop who participated in the collective back-turn found the Bratton memo sickening: " I feel Mayor...
  • (Police Commissioner) Bratton warns NYPD not to turn backs on mayor at copís funeral

    01/03/2015 3:53:22 AM PST · by Zakeet · 20 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 2, 2015 | Larry Celona, Shawn Cohen and Danika Fears
    Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is so worried his cops will turn their backs to his boss, Mayor Bill de Blasio, at another NYPD funeral that he sent out a memo to shame them into good behavior, sources told The Post. ďA heroís funeral is about grieving, not grievance,Ē began the four-paragraph plea, which is being read at precinct roll calls ahead of slain Officer Wenjian Liuís Sunday service. Bratton wonít punish officers who choose to turn their backs to de Blasio ó which was done in droves at the funeral for fallen Officer Rafael Ramos ó but he pleaded with...
  • De Blasioís cop-out

    So itís come to this: On the weekend New York City buries another of its Finest, Detective Wenjian Liu, the focus is on the mayor ó and whether police officers will again turn their backs on him. NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton calls the gesture ďinappropriate.Ē Peter King, the Republican congressman from Long Island, doesnít like it either, but because it is ďcreating sympathyĒ for the mayor. Even before the back-turnings, Cardinal Timothy Dolan was saying itís ďunfair and counterproductive to dismiss our mayor and other leaders as enemies of the police.Ē
  • Farrakhan Urged ĎRetaliationí For Michael Brown A Month Before Brinsley Executed NYPD Cops

    01/02/2015 8:38:17 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 2, 2015 | Eric Owens, education editor
    In late November, the student government at taxpayer-funded Morgan State University sponsored a conference on slavery reparations for black Americans. Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan was the keynote speaker. The Nov. 22 conference, called the 2nd Annual Black United Summit International, occurred on Morgan Stateís historically black campus in Baltimore, Md. The conference theme was ďRe-Claim, Re-Pair, Re-Form, Re-Produce ó REPARATIONS Now!Ē Total attendance was over 2,000, according to EAGnews.org. Final Call, a Nation of Islam publication, provided a detailed report about convention activities. Farrakhanís keynote rant lasted over two hours. At one point, he held up what resembled...
  • NYPD Officer: Not Worth It to Make Arrests "if I Have a Chance of Getting My Head Blown Off"

    With reports that the NYPD is looking into as many as 63 threats against police officers, or the mayor this week alone, news also comes of a lack of motivation among the rank and file, undoubtedly contributing to a significant drop in arrest numbers across the city. ď[Thereís] just not motivation,Ē one police officer told [Vice]. ďIím not writing people summonses if I have a chance of getting my head blown off.Ē When asked if this was his own choice or a precinct-wide initiative, the officer added, ďSeems like the entire department is on the same page.Ē As the New...
  • Michael Brownís stepfather under investigation for pre-riot Ďburn this b**** downí comments

    12/02/2014 4:46:10 PM PST · by Kaslin · 49 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | December 2, 2014 | NOAH ROTHMAN
    n the wake of the Ferguson grand jury¬ís determination that there was no probable cause to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, incensed rioters took to the streets of that Missouri city and neighboring towns where they burned and looted a number of local businesses. Those riots were preceded by an anguished speech delivered by Brown¬ís mother who tearfully lamented the grand jury¬ís decision before a crowd of supporters. She was joined by her husband and Michael Brown¬ís stepfather, Louis Head, who expressed his grief in a somewhat less constructive way. ¬ďBurn this s*** down!¬Ē...
  • New York Times Columnist Approves: ďLet the Fires Burn Until Every City is on its KneesĒ

    12/29/2014 8:01:54 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 79 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 12/29/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    They want peace. No really. And the New York Times is just a dispassionate observer looking for reform and change. Not mass murder.But Nicholas Kristof had one of his ‚ÄúTake the Mask Off Moments‚ÄĚ when the radical left shows how ugly and unhinged it really is despite its facade of dinner parties and book clubs and that its media outlets promote violence.And so he invited readers to send in poems about the usual stuff. Bunnies. Flowers. Killing all white people and burning America to the ground. And the emphasis was not on the bunnies and flowers.Here‚Äôs a deranged screech of...
  • Eric Garnerís family and Rev. Al Sharpton lead tribute for 2 slain NYPD cops

    12/26/2014 8:30:38 AM PST · by PROCON · 50 replies
    nydailynews ^ | Dec. 25, 2014 | Bill Hutchinson
    The family of Garner, along with Sharpton, led a moment of silence at the National Action Network in Harlem on Christmas for Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. The tribute occurred during an event to feed the homeless and senior citizen.The family of Eric Garner joined the Rev. Al Sharpton for a Christmas Day moment of silence honoring two cops murdered by a deranged killer out to avenge the Staten Island manís death. Garnerís mother, Gwenn Carr, and his widow, Esaw Garner, paused for the moment of silence at the National Action Network headquarters in Harlem, where they were helping...
  • The opposition to Mayor de Blasio reached new heights

    12/26/2014 7:48:55 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 56 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 26, 2014 | Yaron Steinbuch
    Opposition to de Blasio reaches new heights By Yaron Steinbuch December 26, 2014 | 10:20am The opposition to Mayor de Blasio reached new heights Friday Ė with a plane flying a banner reading ďDe Blasio, Our Backs Have Turned To YouĒ over the Hudson River. Ashley Chalmers, owner of Jersey Shore Aerial Advertising, the company that flew the banner, declined to reveal from the airborne plane who hired him for the flight. John Cardillo, a blogger and former NYPD cop, tweeted that he was contacted by a ďcoalition of NYPD cops, Detectives, and supervisorsĒ and asked to release their statement:...
  • CUNY newspaper editorial calls for violent protests

    12/24/2014 6:00:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    The New York Post ^ | December 24, 2014 | Bob Fredericks
    Gordon Barnes, the editor-in-chief of The Advocate, penned the disturbing editorial calling for violent protests. A disturbing editorial in a CUNY grad-student newspaper calls for rioters protesting the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown to arm themselves and wage violent war with cops. ďThe time for peace has passed,Ē says a revolutionary editorial titled ďIn Support of ViolenceĒ that was penned by editor-in-chief Gordon Barnes in the Dec. 3 issue of The Advocate. The problem with the protestersí violence in Ferguson is that it is unorganized. If the violence was to be organized, and the protesters armed ó more...
  • GOP Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

    12/23/2014 12:04:05 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    NBC New York ^ | 12/23/2014
    New York Rep. Michael Grimm pleaded guilty to a single count of tax fraud Tuesday in Brooklyn federal court. The guilty plea comes one month after the congressman, a Republican who represents Staten Island, was elected to a third term. In April, Grimm was named in a 20-count indictment that accused him of under-reporting the payroll and earnings of his Upper East Side restaurant, Healthalicious, which he ran from 2007 to 2010. He pleaded not guilty in federal court and was released on bond. Prosecutors alleged Grimm employed a number of immigrant workers who did not have legal status to...
  • American Tragedies and American Dreams-Brown-Garner verdicts and future of African-American youth

    12/22/2014 4:37:05 AM PST · by SJackson · 13 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | December 22, 2014 | Danusha V. Goska
    <p>Decades ago, I taught at a community college. The bunch of us treated our shared office as if it were the neighborhood bar. Weíd hang out for hours. That beat going home to our cheap apartments or our parentsí basements and watching TV, which was all we could afford on the pittance adjunct professors are paid. James was a jazz musician. Moís nose was always to the grindstone. Patrick was enthralling. I wish I had had a video camera recording our every conversation. His words glittered.</p>
  • Time: Right-Wing Militias Are The Real Threat To Cops

    12/22/2014 3:02:31 AM PST · by Zakeet · 50 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | December 21, 2014 | Scott Greer
    Time Magazine warned of a growing threat to cops nationwide in September 2010. The nationally renowned publication argued that sinister individuals would launch targeted attacks against police officers and even ambush them in their patrol cars. Time alerted readers that these groups and individuals have a disturbing hatred of cops and that there was a real threat of ďlone-wolfĒ attacks. Who are these groups that present such a threat to police? Right-wing militias, according to Time. [Snip] ďScores of armed antigovernment groups, some of them far more radical, have formed or been revived during the Obama years, according to law-enforcement...
  • Obamas are keeping the divide alive

    12/21/2014 1:42:59 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 32 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 12-21-14 | joe soucheray
    Barack and Michelle Obama, speaking to People Magazine, of all disappointments, shared the disheartening news that they have experienced what they called racism. Barack, for example, apparently has had trouble, before he was president, hailing a cab in Chicago, to which an immediate thought might occur to anyone who has been to Chicago: Who hasn't? Also, Barack, at a black-tie event, when he, too, was in festive livery, apparently was asked by another guest if he would get them a cup of coffee. For her recollection, Michelle came up with a visit to a Target store as first lady. She...
  • Cleveland's 'I can't breathe' police case happened four years ago

    12/21/2014 7:41:48 AM PST · by Gorilla44 · 16 replies
    Plain Dealer ^ | 12/17/2014 | Rachel Dissell
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Four years ago, few seemed to care when Rodney Brown uttered, "I can't breathe" after being tased 11 times by Cleveland police officers during a New Year's Eve traffic stop Ė at least that's how his family felt. Now the phrase has become a powerful symbol of civil unrest, a rallying cry represented on T-shirts and chanted during marches protesting police use of force cases across the country, like the one involving Eric Garner, who repeated it 11 times while lying face down on a Staten Island sidewalk.
  • Di Blasio letting communist organized protesters disrupt Grand Central Station

    12/05/2014 5:33:06 PM PST · by Rome2000 · 52 replies
    CNN is complicit.
  • Why do you MANSPREAD? Woman with her tape measure confronts splay-legged men on the subway...

    12/20/2014 2:57:36 AM PST · by Islander7 · 63 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | Dec 19, 2014 | By Mail Online Reporter
    Full Title: Why do you MANSPREAD? Woman with her tape measure confronts splay-legged men on the subway about the space they consume It is a gripe that frustrates subway riders daily: men with their legs splayed. So one woman decided to confront male commuters about the amount of space they consume. The investigation comes a month before New York City's MTA launches a campaign targeting 'manspreaders'.
  • A Scourge Is Spreading. M.T.A.ís Cure? Dude, Close Your Legs. (Manspreading)

    12/20/2014 12:14:03 PM PST · by Second Amendment First · 49 replies
    New York Times ^ | December 20, 2014 | EMMA G. FITZSIMMONS
    It is the bane of many female subway riders. It is a scourge tracked on blogs and on Twitter. And it has a name almost as distasteful as the practice itself. It is manspreading, the lay-it-all-out sitting style that more than a few men see as their inalienable underground right. Now passengers who consider such inelegant male posture as infringing on their sensibilities ó not to mention their share of subway space ó have a new ally: the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Taking on manspreading for the first time, the authority is set to unveil public service ads that encourage men...
  • Natural Law Vs. Positive Law: It's relevance to the Eric Garner case

    12/20/2014 5:08:06 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Townhall ^ | 12/15/2014 | Jack Kerwick
    In the fallout following a grand jury¬ís decision to not indict police for the death of Eric Garner, there is no shortage of libertarians who claim that Garner was innocent as far as the natural law is concerned. ¬ďNatural law¬Ē is an ethical tradition with an illustrious pedigree stretching back millennia. From this perspective, natural law is a transcendent moral order that provides the standard of justice for ¬ďpositive law,¬Ē i.e. human legislation.The law forbidding the sale of loose cigarettes that Garner violated (repeatedly) is unjust. Garner ¬ďaggressed¬Ē against no one. He merely exercised his ¬ďnatural right to dispose of...
  • Union: NYPD Now a 'Wartime' Police Dept.

    12/20/2014 8:03:12 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 28 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 12/20/14 | Newsmax
    Union: NYPD Now a 'Wartime' Police Dept. The New York Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, the NYPD's union, has issued this statement following the deaths of two police officers in an ambush: "Starting IMMEDIATELY: At least two units are to respond to EVERY call, no matter the condition or severity, no matter what type of job is pending, or what the opinion of the patrol supervisor happens to be. ďIN ADDITION: Absolutely NO enforcement action in the form of arrests and or summonses is to be taken unless absolutely necessary and an individual MUST be placed under arrest. ďThese are precautions that...
  • Sign honoring 4 slain Oakland officers knocked down

    12/20/2014 3:14:03 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 9 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | December 19, 2014 | Henry K. Lee
    Someone knocked down and vandalized on Friday a sign on Interstate 580 that honors the four Oakland police officers who were shot and killed in 2009, the deadliest day in the departmentís history.