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Here come the crazies (Cuomo, Obama, to release more mental patients)
Copyright 2013 NYP Holdings, Inc. All rights reserved. ^ | Last Updated: 12:26 AM, January 1, 2013

Posted on 01/01/2013 10:06:36 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines

The Cuomo administration is preparing to shove thousands of mentally ill New Yorkers out of supervised settings — where they can be forced to take their medication — into far less restrictive, far more dangerous “community housing.”

Albany, under pressure from the Obama administration, recently ordered psychiatric facilities not to place any discharged patients in adult homes, where staff can ensure they take their meds.

Instead, they’ll be placed in “community housing,” without full-time supervision.

This is part of the state’s plan to essentially empty adult homes into community-based “supportive” apartments, leaving up to 6,000 people — including those with schizophrenia — to live on their own, with minimal supervision.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Editorial; Government; US: New York
KEYWORDS: democrats; mentalillness; newtown; obama
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Release the mentally ill without medication or supervision and disarm the non crazy people. "Brilliant."
1 posted on 01/01/2013 10:06:43 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Is this part of the gun-grabbers strategy? More gun violence being leashed upon the gullible public?


2 posted on 01/01/2013 10:08:59 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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New Yorkers do not love their children as other people do.

There are going to be hundreds of young victims as a result of this release program.

3 posted on 01/01/2013 10:09:07 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

What were they “thinking!?”


4 posted on 01/01/2013 10:09:25 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

This makes sense... BO has a lot of cabinet positions to refill... they’ll fit right in!


5 posted on 01/01/2013 10:12:14 AM PST by vet7279
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

It’s OK, see, because they have outlawed guns in NY. So it’s cool.


6 posted on 01/01/2013 10:12:26 AM PST by loungitude (The truth hurts.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

You can thank Jerry Rivers for getting this ball rolling in the 70’s with Willow Brook. Instead of reforming the system, they through the baby out with the bath water.

Group homes were the result of it and now they want to close them. It’ll be out-patient clinics now with virtually no supervision whatsoever.

Liberals just love to experiment on the general population and use them as guinea pigs.


7 posted on 01/01/2013 10:18:54 AM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: muawiyah
New Yorkers do not love their children as other people do. There are going to be hundreds of young victims as a result of this release program...

On the lighter brighter side, the crazy violent ones won't be able to buy large soft drinks...

8 posted on 01/01/2013 10:20:26 AM PST by GOPJ (It's not possible to be a Progressive and not be a hypocrite. Freeper TigersEye.)
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To: muawiyah

Not all of us are that way.
But enough do suffer a mental disconnect that keeps the rest of us from making a difference.
Plus, New York has long had an issue with Imperial Governance in Albany.
[We actually did have signage that read “Mario M. Cuomo, Emperor” as you entered NY.]

NY elected representatives also brought to the world “Tammany Hall” style politics.
Not all of the state is Albany or NY City.

Keep us in prayer, we will need it.


9 posted on 01/01/2013 10:21:43 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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Didn’t Carter do this same moronicity?


10 posted on 01/01/2013 10:23:38 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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Through- Threw


11 posted on 01/01/2013 10:24:27 AM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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Oh Lord, please help me get out of NY sooner than later.


12 posted on 01/01/2013 10:25:17 AM PST by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
Oh, goody.

The latest Mariel boat lift without the boats.

Everything, and I mean everything, the left touches turns to dung.

13 posted on 01/01/2013 10:26:35 AM PST by Madame Dufarge
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“Didn’t Carter do this same moronicity?”

I believe that was the start of the push to close state mental institutions. The result of which was group homes. Now they want to close them.


14 posted on 01/01/2013 10:27:20 AM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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In 1975 liberal elites watched 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'. They decided en masse that those locked up were 'wise liberal hippies' in waiting... So they dumped the crazies on the streets of working class neighborhoods.

It's how liberals gave us the homeless and hopeless to undermine our values... This choice - one more liberal 'feel good about themselves' choice - was a crime against those in need and a crime against working class families.

A twofer for evil liberal elites.

15 posted on 01/01/2013 10:28:23 AM PST by GOPJ (It's not possible to be a Progressive and not be a hypocrite. Freeper TigersEye.)
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Hmmm, more “programmed” individuals taking meds let loose on the streets. Yes, this is a fantastic idea. I predict they will be called right wing extremists...


16 posted on 01/01/2013 10:28:40 AM PST by phalynx
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To: Darksheare

Amen. Looking to escape. I believe NY is done and over. Weren’t we the one who decided not to go “vote” for a Union, because we would vote no?

Instead we decided not to show up since a full count was needed for the USA?


17 posted on 01/01/2013 10:29:54 AM PST by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Cheerio
This policy change on its face makes no sense. It is a reprise of the deinstitutionalization fiasco of the 60s and 70s. So follow the money. This is Obamacare in action. Facilities for the seriously mentally ill, with 24/7 supervision, are very expensive. "community homes," which will quickly become unsafe and unsanitary garbage dumps, not nearly as much.

This is the Obama philosophy: Save the money, let them loose, and if they die, they die. It does not account for those who survive long enough to be readmitted to psych hospitals, only to go around the track one more time.

18 posted on 01/01/2013 10:31:28 AM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: headstamp 2

And when Carter did his thing, crime rates shot up.


19 posted on 01/01/2013 10:34:04 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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Worked in California.

Write a gun ban bill.

Release a mental patient.

Allow the patient to buy a gun and pass the waiting period.

Patient shoots up the school yard in Stockton, then kills himself.

Bun bill immediately pulled out and passed in a heat of passion.

California gun owners loose their rights.


20 posted on 01/01/2013 10:36:05 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (REOPEN THE CLOSED MENTAL INSTITUTIONS! Damn the ACLU!)
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