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  • Philly stands alone on mask mandate

    04/17/2022 2:04:29 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    The hill ^ | 04/17/2022 | Joseph Choi
    Philadelphia this week became the first major U.S. city to bring back its mask mandate in response to rising cases of the BA.2 coronavirus strain, which could test the limits of a pandemic-weary public. Beginning Monday, residents of the City of Brotherly Love will be required to wear masks while in public indoor spaces and businesses will be required to report on each other regarding noncompliance.
  • Philly reinstates indoor mask mandate

    04/11/2022 11:25:53 AM PDT · by JonPreston · 25 replies
    NBC10 ^ | NBC
    With COVID-19 cases slowly rising, Philadelphia is bringing back its indoor mask mandate for public places, schools and day cares.Philadelphia announced Monday that, on April 18, masks must be worn again indoors."Simply put, that means that we're reintroducing the mask mandate in Philadelphia," said Health Commissioner Cheryl Bettigole at an afternoon press conference.
  • Carjacking victim was packing concealed heat… Shoots perp in the face…

    01/11/2022 1:00:01 PM PST · by Perseverando · 49 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | January 11, 2022 | Steve Kelley
    Police say a driver turned the tables on an armed carjacking suspect in North Philadelphia Monday night when he shot the suspect multiple times with a firearm he was licensed to carry.
  • Santa Claus Sleighjacked While Delivering Toys In Philly

    12/24/2021 4:23:37 PM PST · by DFG · 11 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 12/24/2021 | Babylon Bee
    PHILADELPHIA, PA—The Philadelphia Police Department today confirmed Santa Claus was sleighjacked while trying to deliver toys to all the good little boys and girls in the city. "I parked to check Google Maps and suddenly there was this guy with a gun forcing me out of the sleigh," a tearful Claus told police. "I didn't have time to dig through my sacks of toys to get out a Red Ryder BB Gun and defend myself. It all happened so fast." "Ugh, I had over seven PS5s on that thing!" Claus says the sleighjacker pushed him out of the sleigh and...
  • Philadelphia to bar cops from pulling drivers over for minor traffic violations (“driving while black” legislation)

    11/01/2021 6:03:25 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 30 replies
    Philadelphia is poised to bar its cops from pulling drivers over for minor traffic violations — like broken tail lights and bumper issues — which will make it the first major US city to enact so-called “driving while black” legislation. The Driving Equality Bill, passed earlier this month by the City Council, could be signed as early as this week by Mayor Jim Kenney, according to CNN. The package of bills would classify vehicle registration infractions, broken brake lights and flouting inspection evidence regulations as “secondary” violations, meaning police would be prohibited from pulling motorists over if those traffic infractions...
  • A 15-year-old was shot in North Philly on Sunday as he was leaving a vigil for a 13-year-old who was killed last week

    10/11/2021 12:22:23 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 25 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer via MSN ^ | 10/11/2021 | Anna Orso
    A 15-year-old was shot in the leg in North Philadelphia on Sunday night as he was leaving a vigil for a 13-year-old boy who was killed Friday morning, police said. At least 10 shots were fired just before 7 p.m. on the 2600 block of North 22nd Street, where dozens of people had gathered at 6 p.m. to release blue and white balloons in remembrance of a boy who was fatally shot Friday just blocks from his school.
  • 2 Dead After 100 Bullets Sprayed Into Crowd During Fireworks

    07/05/2021 11:41:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 71 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 7/5/2021 | Bradley Devlin
    Two are dead and another injured after around 100 shots were fired into a crowd in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July. The shooting occurred just after 10:30 p.m. in front of the Premiere Bande store on 60th Street, where people had gathered for a cookout hosted by the owner of the fashion brand, according to NBC 10 Philadelphia. Investigators claimed that 90 to 100 shots may have been fired by one or more gunmen into the crowd, killing two young men and injuring a 16-year-old girl, NBC 10 reported.
  • Philly Food Truck Festival Canceled Over Inclusion of Jewish Vendor

    06/23/2021 7:21:00 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 59 replies
    freebeacon ^ | June 22, 2021 | Matthew Foldi
    Event intended to highlight immigrant chefs apologizes for including Israeli food truck A Philadelphia organization that works to feature immigrant chefs canceled a planned food truck festival over social media criticism that an Israeli vendor would be included. Eat Up the Borders, which operates a recurring food festival featuring immigrant chefs, axed their event after receiving criticism for including Moshava, a food truck and catering company run by an Israeli immigrant. The organizers said it would be wrong to include Moshava without also featuring a Palestinian truck. Moshava's Brandon Ferrio, who cofounded the business with Israeli immigrant Nir Sheynfeld, said...
  • This year’s ‘Philly Naked Bike Ride’ requires a face mask and nothing else

    06/09/2021 7:14:50 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 33 replies
    NY Post ^ | 06/09/2021 | Jackie Salo
    Naked Philadelphia bikers need only bring their masks. Participants in the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride can ditch their clothes to ride as long as they follow the Aug. 28 event’s mask guidance, which was put in place before the city this week lifted most of its coronavirus restrictions. Organizers said they haven’t met since the city updated its guidance, so for now, they’re “going to stick with our initial mask guidance.” The 10-mile ride, which was canceled last year due to the pandemic, has been promoted this year as the “mask edition.”
  • This Black-Owned Boutique In Philadelphia Didn’t Let BLM Rioters Spell Its Doom

    05/27/2021 8:12:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 27, 2021 | Gabe Kaminsky
    'I just thought that Philly was different,' said Steve Jamison, owner of Blue Sole Shoes. 'I thought we would respond in a different way.'PHILADELPHIA, P.A. — A men’s shoes and accessories store in Center City, Philadelphia was looted last summer during the Black Lives Matter riots. Owner Steve Jamison, a black man who started Blue Sole Shoes in 2007, did not see it coming. “I just thought that Philly was different,” he told me. “I thought we would respond in a different way.” Jamison was at home when people first broke into his store on May 31. His alarm company...
  • Seven People Shot In Broad Daylight Near Olney Transportation Station, Philadelphia Police Say

    02/17/2021 1:41:50 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 34 replies
    CBS Philly Via MSN ^ | 02/17/2021 | STAFF
    Seven people were shot in broad daylight near SEPTA’s Olney Transportation Station on Wednesday afternoon. Philadelphia Police say the shooting happened shortly before 3 p.m. at Broad Street and Olney Avenue. Six of the victims were taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center while the other was transported to Temple University Hospital by police. Their conditions are not known. A suspect was apprehended following a foot chase by police.
  • Every Video Of Democrat Violence Archived Here…

    01/10/2021 11:55:46 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 18 replies
    Mega.nz ^ | 1/10/2021
    This is good to have for when the Communist Democrats try to tell us that the protest were peaceful, there were no riots, and absolutely no violence.
  • Why America needs a hate speech law

    10/30/2019 4:36:36 AM PDT · by C19fan · 72 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 29, 2019 | Richard Stengel
    When I was a journalist, I loved Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.’s assertion that the Constitution and the First Amendment are not just about protecting “free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate.” But as a government official traveling around the world championing the virtues of free speech, I came to see how our First Amendment standard is an outlier. Even the most sophisticated Arab diplomats that I dealt with did not understand why the First Amendment allows someone to burn a Koran. Why, they asked me, would you ever want to...
  • Pollster: Biden Underperforms Clinton in Every City, Except 4

    11/14/2020 5:52:16 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 18 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | November 14, 2020
    How curious that, as Baris notes, “Trump won the largest non-white vote share for a Republican presidential candidate in 60 years. Biden underperformed Hillary Clinton in every major metro area around the country, save for Milwaukee, Detroit, Atlanta and Philadelphia.” Robert Barnes, the foremost election analyst, observes in these “big cities in swing states run by Democrats…the vote even exceeded the number of registered voters.” Trump’s victories in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin were on target until, in the middle of the night, counting was arbitrarily halted. Was this election stolen? Well, millions feel that way. The turnout numbers are odd...
  • Pollster: It's Curious How Biden Underperformed Hillary Clinton In Every City...Except These Four.

    11/14/2020 5:08:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 79 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 14, 2020 | Matt Vespa
    Until all the votes are counted and all the allegations of voter fraud are investigated, I think it’s too early to declare a winner in the 2020 race. You keep fighting. For now, the legal challenges are hitting snags in the courts. Still, President Trump should keep fighting to the end. We have dead people voting. We have allegations of ballots being illegally backdated. Everything should be looked at right now.  Was this election stolen? Well, millions feel that way. The turnout numbers are odd in some states, like Wisconsin, which hit 89 percent. Now, is that figure impossible? No....
  • New USPS Whistleblower in Philly suburb Elkins Park Details Orders To Stop Delivering Pro-Trump Mail

    11/12/2020 1:44:02 PM PST · by Politicalmom · 20 replies
    Project Veritas ^ | November 12, 2020 | Project Veritas
    Another Post Office whistleblower.
  • Laptop, USB drives stolen from Philly election-staging site (FLASHBACK October 1, 2020)

    11/11/2020 7:56:04 PM PST · by bitt · 8 replies
    ap ^ | October 1, 2020 | FRANK BAJAK and CLAUDIA LAUER
    Computer thumb drives used to program Philadelphia voting machines were stolen from a city warehouse along with the laptop of an employee from the machines’ manufacturer. The items were stolen from a warehouse in the city’s East Falls section, city election commission spokesman Nick Custodio said in a brief emailed statement, adding: “We are confident that this incident will not in any way compromise the integrity of the election.” The Philadelphia Inquirer, which first reported the theft in the majority Democratic city, said they were stolen this week. The laptop did not hold any “sensitive election-related data” and was not...
  • Philly Health Officials Say ‘Complete Lockdown’ Is On The Table As COVID-19 Cases Spike In City

    11/11/2020 2:53:19 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 45 replies
    CBS News(Philly) ^ | 11/11/2020 | Greg Argos
    With the Garden State tightening restrictions on indoor dining in response to recent spikes in COVID-19 cases, many are wondering if Philadelphia will be doing the same. The warning bells are being sounded by Pennsylvania’s health officials. “We are now seeing the highest case counts of the COVID-19 pandemic that we have seen since the beginning,” said Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine. --SNIP-- The protests, celebrations and demonstrations over the election and vote tallying are also a concern. Farley is urging anyone who participated — even while wearing a mask — to get tested for COVID-19 after seven days...
  • I Was In Philadelphia Watching Fraud Happen. Here’s How It Went Down

    11/10/2020 6:31:06 PM PST · by ben10 · 8 replies
    The Federalist ^ | NOVEMBER 10, 2020 | Jerome M. Marcus
    Legacy media are lying when they claim that all of President Trump’s allegations of voter fraud are baseless. I know, because I argued a case on the president’s behalf in federal court in Philadelphia. At issue was President Trump’s request for an order changing the way Pennsylvania absentee and mail-in ballots are being reviewed at the Philadelphia Convention Center. CNN and others claim he “lost.” That’s false: he won. As I made that argument on behalf of the president’s campaign, I can tell you what really happened. President Trump went to court about two problems: First, only a handful of...
  • Special Report: Why the Pennsylvania vote count might throw U.S. into political crisis

    10/23/2020 11:09:42 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 33 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 23, 2020 | By Jarrett Renshaw, Simon Lewis, Brad Heath
    PHILADELPHIA - Here in the birthplace of American democracy, election officials are scrambling to prepare for a presidential vote they fear could plunge the nation into a historic political crisis. Philadelphia’s Board of Elections plans to move its counting operations to a 125,000-square foot space in the city’s convention center. Dozens of staffers, feeding expensive new machines to open envelopes and process mail-in ballots, will spend days tallying hundreds of thousands of votes - under intense scrutiny from partisan observers. The workers likely will discard thousands of ballots that are not properly completed or do not arrive in a special...