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NYC Department of Health Building Infested with Bed Bugs
Breitbart News ^ | 6 Aug 2013

Posted on 08/07/2013 7:40:59 PM PDT by george76

the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene headquarters, which cost taxpayers $316 million, is overrun by bed bugs. The building is 21 floors, and five of those are home to a bed bug infestation. That’s no shock, since the city itself has been ranked the worst in the nation when it comes to bed bugs.

This is the second time in under a year that bed bugs have been found in the facility, which is only three years old. Critics say that the city is actually underreporting the problem

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Other major New York landmarks have become bed bug victims, including the Lincoln Center, the New York Public Library, the Waldorf Astoria, and the United Nations. Moskovitz urges New York visitors to check the bedding for bugs, spotting and streaks of blood.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; US: Illinois; US: Kentucky; US: New Jersey; US: New York; US: Ohio; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: bed; bedbug; bedbugs; bloodsucking; bugs; parasites

1 posted on 08/07/2013 7:40:59 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

insect infestation is a sign of the devil..............


2 posted on 08/07/2013 7:42:20 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: george76

Bed bugs! The invasion within an invasion.


3 posted on 08/07/2013 7:43:36 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Senator Foghorn says, You should never resist being raped, robbed, beat down or murdered.)
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To: george76
I would never allow a NYC native to move to my neighborhood.

I know .. I know .. who do I think I am .. a dictator?

I'd raise one hell of a noise, I guarantee ye

4 posted on 08/07/2013 7:43:54 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: george76
That’s no shock, since the city itself has been ranked the worst in the nation when it comes to bed bugs.

Excuse me, but Cincinnati, Ohio is the bed bug capital of the country.

5 posted on 08/07/2013 7:44:32 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: george76

Yawn. Nothing a little DDT will not fix.

Oh wait..


6 posted on 08/07/2013 7:45:54 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

United Nations bugged - with bedbugs
You can now add the United Nations to the list of stores, theaters and landmarks as locations where bedbugs have been detected in New York City.
http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/10/26/united-nations-bugged-with-bedbugs/

maybe Bloomturd can ban places with more than 16 oz of blood sucking parasites.


7 posted on 08/07/2013 7:47:21 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi
Excuse me, but Cincinnati, Ohio is the bed bug capital of the country.

Cincinnati no longer the nation’s bedbug capital

This is one list where Cincinnati should be glad to give up its top spot.

Cincinnati is no longer the bedbug capital of the U.S., according to a news release from Rollins Inc., a company that operates eight pest control brands including Orkin. That title now belongs to Chicago, which moved up to No. 1 from its No. 2 ranking a year ago.


8 posted on 08/07/2013 7:54:34 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (This message has been recorded but not approved by Obama's StasiNet. Read it at your peril.)
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To: TurboZamboni
United Nations bugged - with bedbugs

I guess that's better than bringing cholera to Haiti.

9 posted on 08/07/2013 7:55:48 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (This message has been recorded but not approved by Obama's StasiNet. Read it at your peril.)
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To: KarlInOhio

Rats!


10 posted on 08/07/2013 7:57:05 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: knarf

The bedbugs have been brought in by illegal aliens.


11 posted on 08/07/2013 7:57:27 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: Mears

bfl


12 posted on 08/07/2013 7:58:14 PM PDT by Mears
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To: george76

hope someone did this on purpose


13 posted on 08/07/2013 8:00:04 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) ( Hey Rubio, eat pooh pal))
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To: george76

And SOME of the bugs have 6 legs!


14 posted on 08/07/2013 8:03:08 PM PDT by EinNYC
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To: george76

Bedbugs are part of our cultural exchange program with illegals, some of whom probably helped construct the building, and lived there while it was going up.


15 posted on 08/07/2013 8:22:17 PM PDT by pallis
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To: george76

Heaven be thanked the mayor of that town is on top of the large soda problem!


16 posted on 08/07/2013 8:23:52 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: george76

I’ve always wondered if the new “green” detergents have had any effect in the increase in bed bug infstion.


17 posted on 08/07/2013 8:27:34 PM PDT by matt04
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To: george76; Liz; cripplecreek; Tennessee Nana; TADSLOS; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; ...
RE:”the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene headquarters, which cost taxpayers $316 million, is overrun by bed bugs. The building is 21 floors, and five of those are home to a bed bug infestation. That’s no shock, since the city itself has been ranked the worst in the nation when it comes to bed bugs. “

More of the fruits of poor third world nation immigrants, bed bugs.

They will create many long term good paying jobs for exterminators as those bugs are hard to get rid of.

Just like we were promised.

Just remember to keep it environmentally friendly. Don't hurt the 'good bugs'

18 posted on 08/07/2013 8:44:47 PM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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Too funny.

I hope a few of these bugs find their way to Gracie Mansion before Bloomberg leaves office.


19 posted on 08/07/2013 9:36:02 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: george76

vermin infested with vermin....


20 posted on 08/07/2013 9:37:20 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: george76

Many seem to think it’s a laughing matter.

It’s not.

It doesn’t matter how clean you are. Bedbugs AREN’T roaches... they only want blood. It doesn’t matter if you are staying at the Ritz or the Holiday Inn.

I had them about 5 years ago. I’m not an unclean person. I lost my bed, my futon, my armchair and a nice wool carpet.

I have no idea how they found their way into my abode.

Nowadays I guess there is a method to get rid of them that heats your home up and kills them...but too late for me.


21 posted on 08/07/2013 10:03:32 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: matt04

The simpliest method of ridding them....which requires man-hours....is steam-cleaning. I worked in the Pentagon for three years, and the building maintenance guy covering the bug-department was absolute about the use of steam-cleaners. So many folks would complain about funny smells and fear of chemicals....that he said it wasn’t worth the pain of using them.

As for the steam-cleaners? They’d come into an area affected, and spend a couple of hours, and it was done. A month later, you’d have another report in the same area. What they tended to see was guys using the Pentagon gym, using their gym bag, and then bringing the pests around the building via the gym bag.

I tend to think as a society....we are using fitness centers on a continual basis now, and likely helping to move the pests into our homes quiet easily. Our kids use school facilities, and use the same bags to bring the bugs home.


22 posted on 08/07/2013 10:21:14 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: george76

Fitting


23 posted on 08/07/2013 11:26:45 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: george76

24 posted on 08/07/2013 11:42:45 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: george76

Ooooh, I hate when that happens.


25 posted on 08/08/2013 12:13:02 AM PDT by Cymbaline ("Allahu Akbar": Arabic for "Nothing To See Here" - Mark Steyn)
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IDK if this is factual, but I’ve heard that putting Fabric Softener Dryer sheets between your mattress and box spring will keep bed bugs away.

Since they are inexpensive, it would be worth a try for anyone having that problem.


26 posted on 08/08/2013 12:26:20 AM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield (FUBO and that pre-op Tranny you call a wife!)
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To: george76

I think this is excellent.
All government featherbeds and offices should be infested with bedbugs, lice, fleas, cockroaches, ants, mosquitoes, scorpions, spiders and termites.

Feral coyotes would be a nice touch too.


27 posted on 08/08/2013 2:26:49 AM PDT by Bon mots
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To: george76

See i knew the that moron mayor would do something to repay the voters.


28 posted on 08/08/2013 5:08:47 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: george76

Diatomaceous Earth.


29 posted on 08/08/2013 5:45:50 AM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks like Right-Wing extremism.)
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To: george76

Irony can be pretty ironic sometimes.


30 posted on 08/08/2013 5:46:37 AM PDT by dfwgator
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