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  • Democratic Candidates Dominating In Colorado, New Poll Shows

    05/05/2020 9:13:46 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 86 replies
    Forbes ^ | May 5 2020 | Forbes
    In a sign of Colorado’s increasingly Democratic lean, a poll released Tuesday showed former Gov. John Hickenlooper with a commanding lead over Republican Sen. Cory Gardner in the U.S. Senate race, while former Vice President Joe Biden overwhelmingly leads President Donald Trump as well.
  • Mardi Gras may have worsened New Orleans' coronavirus emergency, experts say

    03/27/2020 12:31:34 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 26 2020 | Louis Casiano
    New Orleans is quickly becoming a hotspot for the coronavirus, and the city's jam-packed Mardi Gras season could be the reason why, according to medical experts. More than a million revelers crowded into the city's famed French Quarter and other neighborhoods over several weeks to celebrate the costumed gathering, the culmination of the Carnival celebration. The Mardi Gras season ran from Jan. 6 to Feb. 25, or Fat Tuesday. In the weeks after, the coronavirus pandemic has spread across the United States, overwhelming hospitals in some cities and prompting lockdowns of several urban areas. The "Big Easy" -- one of...
  • Broadway shutting down all productions over coronavirus pandemic

    03/12/2020 11:44:48 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 34 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 12, 2020 | 2:07pm | By Michael Riedel
    Broadway will shut down for four to six weeks beginning tonight, due to the coronavirus outbreak, several sources told The Post. In what is the worst crisis the industry has faced since the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001, several shows will not be able to recover. “The Minutes,” a new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts that was to open Sunday night, is likely to close and never return. Martin McDonagh’s acclaimed “Hangmen” is also unlikely to open this season, though it could come back in the fall. “Sing Street,” a new musical currently in rehearsals,...
  • Charlottesville won’t be celebrating Jefferson’s birthday

    03/02/2020 7:17:31 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 73 replies ^ | 3/2/20
    The city of Charlottesville, Virginia, will not honor the birthday of Thomas Jefferson this spring for the first time since World War II. The Washington Post reports that the city will instead celebrate the demise of slavery this coming Tuesday. The holiday is known as Liberation and Freedom Day. It will commemorate when Union troops arrived in the city in March 1865 and freed enslaved people. The change is the latest example of this southern city reckoning with its history. It began when the city tried to remove its Confederate monuments. That inspired white supremacists to stage the deadly 2017...
  • Amazon opens full-size, 'cashierless' grocery store in Seattle

    02/27/2020 8:26:10 AM PST · by RightGeek · 77 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/25/2020 | Kaelan Deese
    Amazon has opened its first-ever full-size, "cashierless" grocery store, providing shoppers an experience that does not require any human interaction. The project, called Amazon Go Grocery, has been in development for five years. Starting Tuesday, customers can scan a QR code from Amazon's mobile app, walk into the Seattle store, take any item they want to purchase and walk out without paying at a cashier station. Amazon said it is employing technology that senses when a product is taken from or returned to a shelf and keeps track of items in a virtual cart. When a customer leaves, they are...
  • NY lawmakers oppose ‘racist’ effort to amend bail reform law (Left-wing civil war over crime)

    02/12/2020 5:46:23 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 27 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 12, 2020 | NY Post
    Members of the state Assembly vowed Wednesday to oppose a state Senate plan to revise New York’s controversial bail reform law, calling the effort “racist” and “bulls–t.” “I don’t need any fake-ass legislators who are allowing fear-mongering to try and go after our people,” said Assemblyman Michael Blake (D-Bronx). “Right now we have a racist, institutionalized system that for centuries has done everything possible to go after black and brown communities … We are not going back on bail.”
  • 'Decriminalization of Drugs' fueling meth and homelessness in California.....(Listen up Pete)

    02/12/2020 8:01:35 AM PST · by caww · 9 replies
    conservativereview ^ | 2/11/2020 | Daniel Horowitz
    n one breath, liberals say we need to decriminalize drugs and open up the prisons. In the next breath, they shed crocodile tears over the drug crisis and homelessness. The same people who demand that Congress and state governments spend even more money to “combat” the twin drug and homelessness crises never seem to connect the dots back to their decriminalization policies or admit that they are causing a rise in crime. around 2014-2015 is when the drug crisis exploded nationwide, including in California, roughly around the same time homelessness soared, particularly in the Golden State, along with the rise...
  • NYPD officer shot while in police vehicle in the Bronx, officials say

    02/08/2020 8:36:38 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 57 replies
    abc7 ^ | february 8, 2020 | abc7
    LONGWOOD, Bronx (WABC) -- An NYPD officer was shot while sitting in a marked police van, sources say. The officer was shot in the neck and chin on 906 Simpson St. in Longwood just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Sources say the suspect walked up, started asking directions and then opened fire at the officer. The officers then fired back.
  • Horowitz: NY crime skyrockets, shootings up 60%, following prison reduction agenda

    02/03/2020 9:59:42 AM PST · by lowbridge · 36 replies ^ | January 31, 2020 | Daniel Horowitz
    No ordinary citizen can legally carry a gun in New York City, yet shootings are up 59.6 percent over this time last year. On Sunday, a pregnant woman was shot while sitting in her own car in front of her home in Queens. This is becoming the new normal in New York after the memo has gone out to criminals in the city that politicians fear growing the prison population more than they fear crime. According to NYPD crime data, in addition to the 59.6 percent spike in shootings over this time last year, robberies increased 32.8 percent and grand larceny auto crimes were up a whopping...
  • San Francisco, solid blue city of -- empty storefronts and missing young people

    01/12/2020 9:59:32 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 111 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/12/2020 | Monica Showalter
    San Francisco is getting to be a hellhole and not just because crooks are having a field day, or a vast homeless army has prompted new tech 'innovations' in poop-map apps. It's actually becoming a city with a hollowed out look, redolent of some place like Steubenville, Ohio or maybe Utica, New York, during the bad years, empty storefronts and missing young people. So much for the trope that leftwing cities, with their walkable boulevards full of food trucks, handmade crafts, knitting shops, bookstores, artisan cheese shops, gourmet restaurants, and cafes are more lively and liveable than rightwing places. For awhile, that did seem to...
  • Guess Who Runs the Rudest Cities in America

    01/06/2020 5:27:53 AM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    American ^ | January 6, 2020 | Noel S. Williams
    Recently, an oft-cited Business Insider survey ranked the rudest cities in America. The top 10 are all bastions of misguided liberalism. They are sanctuaries to illegal aliens and often hostile towards law-abiding citizens by imposing oppressive taxes and silly regulations and by encouraging lawlessness by handcuffing law enforcement. Intrigued, I compared the Business Insider list to a survey that ranks cities on a conservative-liberal spectrum, and to other surveys that rank by friendliness, safety, and crime. The results are insightful: independent surveys indicate that the rudest, most dangerous, and least friendly cites are overwhelmingly liberal and sanctuary cities. Moreover, some...
  • New California Law Will Turn Schools Into A Cesspool And Democrats Don’t Care At All

    12/30/2019 12:00:31 PM PST · by Red Badger · 27 replies ^ | December 30, 2019 | By Jon Dougherty
    New California law will turn public schools into undisciplined free-for-all zones with students running roughshod over teachers Gee, what could possibly go wrong with this? The Democrats who rule California remind us of juvenile delinquents who managed to grow up and find themselves in charge of things, enacting laws based not on common sense or the public good but instead on the whims of childlike fantasies. The latest absurdity is aimed at disrupting every single public school in the state, as highlighted in a tweet from Andrew Pollack, whose daughter, Meadow, was murdered at Parkland High in Florida by a...
  • In Pelosi’s District Homeless Drug Addicts Are Now Pooping In The Grocery Stores

    12/17/2019 9:51:04 AM PST · by Red Badger · 57 replies ^ | December 17, 2019 | Alex Hall
    What was once a hub for newcomers is leaving a bad taste in the mouths of its former residents as more and more citizens of the San Francisco Bay Area are jumping ship at a record-breaking pace. This is what happens when one Party has been in control for TOO many years. The cost of living in San Francisco is staggering. Renting a two-bedroom apartment costs $4,650 a month on average, which is the highest rate in the country, and if you want to buy a home in the Bay Area, the median price is $825,000. In fact, people are...
  • NY Muslim Patrol Bullies Get Bullied Back by the Bloods

    12/17/2019 10:02:49 AM PST · by mkleesma · 67 replies
    Clarion Project ^ | 12/17/19 | Martin Mawyer
    Members of New York’s Muslim Patrol recently became embroiled in a near-explosive altercation outside the Masjid Taqwa in Brooklyn with members of the Bloods, a notoriously violent gang. The Muslim Patrol gained international attention in the fall of 2018 after several of its patrol cars — which look like New York Police Department (NYPD) cars –were spotted in Brooklyn and Staten Island. The Bloods are a violent African-American street gang known for trafficking drugs and guns. This criminal organization has made national headlines with targeted assassinations, drive-by shootings and deadly gun battles with law enforcement. On December 10, a verbal...
  • Temple U. looks into student’s video which says campus neighborhood is a ‘ghetto’

    12/16/2019 6:52:47 AM PST · by C19fan · 40 replies
    College Fix ^ | December 15, 2019 | Staff
    Officials at Philadelphia’s Temple University are reviewing a video which features a white student and references to the campus neighborhood as a “ghetto.” According to The Philadelphia Inquirer, the video shows the student “in front of images of rowhouses, some with boarded-up windows” along with the caption “going to a city school and walking two blocks off campus for a party.”
  • Charlottesville police remove same version of car that killed woman at white nationalist rally from its fleet

    12/13/2019 12:35:09 PM PST · by McGruff · 53 replies
    Fox 61 ^ | 12/13/2019
    Two years ago, James Fields plowed through a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. He killed a 32-year-old woman named Heather Heyer, injured dozens of others and put the entire nation on edge. His weapon of choice: a gray 2010 Dodge Challenger. Now, the Charlottesville Police Department has removed from service the last Dodge Challenger in its fleet, the department said in a news release on Thursday. The city will dispose of the vehicle before the end of the fiscal year on June 30, 2020, according to the release. “This is clearly a reminder for...
  • New York City police arrest 13-year-old in stabbing death of Barnard College student, report says

    12/13/2019 7:47:41 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 54 replies
    Fox News ^ | Greg Norman
    New York City police have arrested a 13-year-old male juvenile in the shocking stabbing death of a Barnard College student, sources told Fox 5 News Friday. Tessa Majors, an 18-year-old freshman, was discovered unconscious with “multiple stab wounds about the body” near a staircase in Manhattan’s Morningside Park just before 7 p.m. Wednesday, police said earlier this week. The president of the all-women school says she “was fatally injured during an armed robbery” attempt. A police source told Fox 5 News Friday that the teen confessed to stabbing Majors. The report, citing police, adds that as many as three people...
  • Seattle’s Wage Mandate Kills Restaurants: The legal minimum is going to $16.39 an hour, while my pay drops to zero.

    12/13/2019 4:37:49 AM PST · by karpov · 112 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | December 12, 2019 | Simone Barron
    This city’s minimum wage is rising to $16.39 an hour on Jan. 1. Instead of receiving a bigger paycheck, I’m left without any pay at all due to the policy change. That’s because the restaurant where I’ve worked for six years is closing as a consequence of the city’s harmful minimum-wage experiment. I work for Tom Douglas, one of the best-known restaurateurs in Seattle. Mr. Douglas is in many ways responsible for the city’s reputation as a foodie paradise, and he recently celebrated his 30th anniversary in business. He’s a great boss, and his employees tend to stay at the...
  • Seattle’s socialist City Council member Kshama Sawant wants to make an example out of Amazon

    11/23/2019 2:57:55 AM PST · by gattaca · 36 replies
    Geek Wire ^ | November 20, 2019 | MONICA NICKELSBURG
    “Seattle was like a test lab. If we allowed them to get away with it here, then we can be sure they’re going to go after other cities as well.” So said Seattle’s socialist City Council member Kshama Sawant, speaking about Amazon’s unprecedented political donations in an interview with GeekWire on Tuesday afternoon, just a few days after winning re-election despite a massive financial push by the tech giant to unseat her. It’s true that Amazon has used its hometown as a testing ground for many of its boldest ideas. The cashier-less grocery store, Amazon Go, was born in Seattle....
  • Former HPD officers Gerald Goines, Steven Bryant face federal charges after Harding Street raid

    11/20/2019 11:20:34 AM PST · by abb · 56 replies
    KPRC - TV2 Houston, TX ^ | November 20, 2019 | Tulsi Kamath
    HOUSTON – Former Houston police officers Gerald Goines, 55, and Steven Bryant, 46, were both arrested on federal charges Wednesday morning in connection with the botched January Harding Street raid that left two people dead, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The woman who called 911, Patricia Garcia, 53, has also been charged. On Jan. 28, Rhogena Nicholas and Dennis Tuttle were killed when several police officers burst into their home at 7851 Harding Street. After officers shot the couple’s dog, Tuttle began firing at officers and they returned fire, killing both Nicholas and Tuttle, officials say. Five HPD...