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  • Closing Rikers Island will leave thousands of criminals free to roam the streets

    10/20/2019 4:39:08 PM PDT · by karpov · 25 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 16, 2019 | Rafael A. Mangual
    Thursday, the New York City Council will vote on the latest proposal to close the centralized detention facilities on Rikers Island and replace them with a borough-based jail system. The baseline estimate of how many inmates that system will be expected to accommodate by 2026 was recently revised down to just 3,544 — about half of its population today. When one considers (1) the seriousness of the charges most city jail inmates are facing, (2) the level of violence those inmates engage in behind bars and (3) the potential for future crime increases, one thing becomes crystal clear: There is...
  • Mother Cabrini float added to Columbus Day Parade in jab at de Blasio

    10/11/2019 3:24:44 PM PDT · by ETL · 26 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 9, 2019 | By Carl Campanile and Jorge Fitz-Gibbon
    “We’re a little upset that Mother Cabrini wasn’t included for a statue dedication,” the Diocese’s Monsignor Jamie Gigantiello told The Post. “If the city won’t honor Mother Cabrini, we will will honor her.” ..." "a group controlled by [Chirlane] McCray [New York mayor De Blasio's wife] passed over Cabrini in favor of seven other women. Now she will be front and center at Manhattan’s Columbus Day Parade, with her float replacing one that typically promotes Catholic education. It will be two or three car-lengths long and include 40 to 50 kids and adults — with more walking alongside it.
  • Democrats blamed for mounting disrespect of NYPD; they directly blame DeBlasio

    10/16/2019 2:12:11 PM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 10 replies
    TNS ^ | 10/16/19 | TNS Staff
    The latest push by the Left-wing Communists in the Garbage Party to destabilize our cities and our country is to attack law enforcement on the local level. That means electing “progressives” to the position of mayor and prosecuting attorney while attempting to get similar people hired on as police chiefs. The effort is already paying dividends. Big cities from coast-to-coast are experiencing record disrespect for the law as well as the law enforcers — the men and women who occupy the thin blue line between civil society and total chaos.
  • Alec Baldwin’s family hustled by fake Statue of Liberty tour operator

    10/08/2019 2:32:01 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 10 replies ^ | October 7, 2019 | Ben Feuerherd
    “30 Rock” star Alec Baldwin was hustled by a fake Statue of Liberty tour operator while out sightseeing with his wife, Hilaria, and their kids. Baldwin said in an Instagram post that the family shelled out more than $40 per ticket for a tour of Liberty Island — but instead found themselves being escorted toward a bus bound for New Jersey. “I kid you not. We paid. Then we read the tickets,” he raged in the post. “NO ON [sic] EVER MENTIONED NEW F***ING JERSEY!!!” -snip Bogus ticket sellers have hawked scam passes near Battery Park for years. The Post in 2015 exposed how...
  • Police union endorses Trump for 2020 re-election

    10/09/2019 10:06:10 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 10 replies ^ | September 22, 2019 | Ashley McMann
    Love him or hate him, President Donald Trump has stood with law enforcement officers, vowing to bring them back to a position of honor and respect.  A far cry from others who have created an environment that has allowed for the current war on our police to reach critical levels.If you take some time and wade through the many inaccurate news stories regarding the President, and tune out the news stations that are continuing to dredge up the same narratives, you will find one major positive consistent message- President Donald Trump loves and respects the men and women in law...
  • Chirlane McCray aims to boost LGBT youth: ‘In 1977, I identified as a lesbian’

    10/08/2019 8:00:30 AM PDT · by EinNYC · 28 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 8, 2019 | Julia Marsh
    Chirlane McCray said she’s backing a program to help LBGT youth because she was a lesbian before marrying Mayor de Blasio. “When I came to New York City, long ago back in 1977, I identified as a lesbian so I know intimately the struggles that young people have had,” McCray said on NY1 Tuesday morning.
  • New York City Will Fine You for Saying ‘Illegal Alien.’ That’s an Assault on the Constitution.

    10/04/2019 10:25:17 AM PDT · by yoe · 39 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | Octdober 4, 2019 | Hans von Spakovsky- Patrick Featherston
    The propaganda, surveillance, and censorship of Big Brother in George Orwell’s novel “1984” has now arrived in New York. The city’s Commission on Human Rights recently released new legal enforcement (...Discrimination on the Basis ofImmigration Status and National Origin) guidelines that ban the use of the term “illegal alien” by employers, housing providers (including hotels), and law enforcement as “discriminatory.” Violators can be punished with exorbitant and punitive fines—up to $250,000 per offense.In other words, the city will now censor and penalize anyone for using the correct legal term that has been used in both federal immigration law and numerous...
  • Free Speech Is Killing Us

    10/04/2019 10:41:49 AM PDT · by wildcard_redneck · 54 replies
    The New Hork Times ^ | October 4, 2019 | Andrew Marant
    Noxious language online is causing real-world violence. What can we do about it?
  • ICE Arrests Sex Offenders After Local Police Ignore Federal Detainers In New York

    09/30/2019 9:41:34 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies ^ | September 30, 2019 | Timothy Meads
    Source: Courtesy of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced the arrest of 82 alleged illegal immigrants during a five day stretch from September 20 - September 25 in New York state. Forty-two of these individuals had been previously apprehended by local police, but released back into the streets despite having federal detainer requests from ICE. At least two of these foreign nationals have been previously accused of unwanted touching and sexual assault with pending charges. Mark Lungariello of the Rockland/Westchester News reports that "a 32-year-old man arrested in Yonkers had been...
  • De Blasio's NYC bans use of words 'illegal alien' said supposedly in 'hate'

    09/27/2019 8:26:37 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 34 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 27, 2019 | Monica Showalter
    Now that socialist Bill de Blasio is washed out of the Democratic presidential election primaries, he's back to running New York City, doing the Sandinista thing , and banning free speech. The New York Post has identified his latest bid to make New York Cuba : It’s now against the law in New York City to threaten someone with a call to immigration authorities or refer to them as an “illegal alien” when motivated by hate. The restrictions — violations of which are punishable by fines of up to $250,000 per offense — are outlined in a 29-page directive released...
  • De Blasio’s New York Slips Toward a Crisis of Crime & Disorder

    09/30/2019 6:51:55 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    Judicial Watch Investigative Bulletin ^ | September 25, 2019 | Micah Morrison
    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s withdrawal from the presidential race last week is a lost opportunity. A successful de Blasio effort in the Democratic primaries—his was anything but—could have sparked a necessary national debate over signs of rising disorder in American cities. We haven’t returned to the bad old days of the 1970s and 1980s. The troubles of that era had many causes: disappearing jobs, changes in social welfare policy, changes in cultural attitudes, deinstitutionalization of the mental health system, drug wars, crack cocaine, a surging crime rate—all intersecting to drain the vitality of neighborhoods and stamp countless urban...
  • The tragic result of New York City turning anti-cop

    09/30/2019 1:32:55 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 14 replies
    NY Post ^ | 29 Sept 2019 | Bob McManus
    It hasn’t been a good year to be a cop in New York City, but at 12:30 Sunday morning at the gang-plagued Edenwald Houses in the Bronx, bad became infinitely worse. ... Then onlookers loudly did their best to escalate the incident — wishing the cops on the scene dead, among other ugly things. How many cops on the beat fear ending up as a scapegoat — as did Daniel Pantaleo, fired in the Garner case — and hesitate for a fatal split-second in responding to a lethal challenge? It doesn’t help that many cops believe, quite reasonably, they’ve been...
  • NYC restaurant industry jobs evaporate after $15/hr wage sets in

    09/30/2019 3:16:05 PM PDT · by rktman · 53 replies ^ | 9/30/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    Last December, the final phase of increasing the minimum wage in New York City to $15 per hour went into effect. (Well, at least the last stage for now.) It was considered a huge victory for the Fight for 15 crowd and, presumably, a big win for workers, particularly in the foodservice industry. So how has that been working out since then? As the New York Post reported this weekend, the law of unintended consequences has come roaring into play. They feature the story of one taco and tequila joint on the upper west side that’s been doing a thriving...
  • Obituary

    09/21/2019 9:42:02 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | 9/21/19
  • New York Post 'obituary' for Bill de Blasio's 2020 run: 'Dead of ego-induced psychosis'

    09/21/2019 10:11:06 AM PDT · by Steve1999 · 7 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 09-21-19 | Tim Pearce
    The New York Post reacted to Bill de Blasio's exit from the 2020 presidential race in much the same way it treated his entry and campaign in general — with mockery. The mayor of New York City dropped out of the Democratic primary on Friday, announcing an end to his long-shot bid on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. The New York Post, a right-leaning outlet, wrote the campaign’s "obituary" and placed it on the front cover of the Saturday print issue. "Bill de Blasio's presidential campaign, May 15, 2019-Sept. 20, 2019. Dead of ego-induced psychosis. Neighbors said the body had been in...
  • De Blasio finally gets his viral moment — by dropping out of race

    09/20/2019 9:47:27 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 9 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 20, 2019 | 5:58pm | Julia Marsh
    Mayor Bill de Blasio finally got the viral hit he was hoping would rescue his on-life-support presidential campaign — but it wasn’t the breakout moment he’d imagined. “News of him dropping out has already garnered roughly 84,000 mentions in roughly four hours, surpassing his highest media moments while a candidate,” said Josh Ginsberg of the San Francisco-based media analytics firm Zignal Labs. Earlier this month de Blasio mused that, “People go from unheard of to totally famous in 72 hours in America now, so a candidate like me who’s not that well known yet, you ask me in 72 hours,...
  • Bill de Blasio: Trump ‘May Have Committed an Act of Treason’

    09/20/2019 11:32:10 AM PDT · by mplc51 · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Sep 2019 | Pam Key
    Friday on WABC’s “Eyewitness News at Noon,” Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio said President Donald Trump might have committed “an act of treason,” referring to recent reports on a whistleblower’s complaint involving Trump’s communications with a foreign leader. Responding to Trump’s tweet about his dropping out of the presidential race, de Blasio said, “This is classic Donald Trump, you know, bait and switch. He is this morning staring down the fact that he may have committed an act of treason. You know, a whistleblower has come out, pointed out our president might have been ready to sell...
  • Thousands of fetal remains found at home of former South Bend abortion doctor

    09/14/2019 10:43:36 AM PDT · by Morgana · 41 replies
    FOX 59 ^ | SEPT. 14, 2019 | FOX 59 STAFF
    SOUTH BEND, Ind.-- Thousands of fetal remains were found at the home of a former South Bend abortion doctor, WSBT reports. The remains were discovered while family members were searching through the home of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, who passed away on Sept. 3. His home is in Will County, Illinois. WSBT reports Kloper used to practice at the Women's Pavilion in South Bend. His medical license was suspended in 2015 after he was accused of failing to report an abortion on a 13-year-old girl.
  • New York Times Admits Giant Banner Honoring Mao May Have Been Inappropriate

    09/13/2019 1:24:58 AM PDT · by Norski · 23 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | September 10, 2019 | staff
    NEW YORK, NY—In honor of the anniversary of Chairman Mao Zedong's death, The New York Times unfurled a giant, 50-foot-wide banner honoring the "brave revolutionary" outside its New York offices Monday. After public outcry, they admitted this might have been "slightly inappropriate." "While we stand by our decision to honor one of history's great men, we admit the banner lacked important historical context," said one Times editor. "While his ideas were morally right, they factually killed a bunch of people, and that's not something we wanted to promote. Unless you're killing yourself to combat climate change." Paper executives considered adding...
  • New York City looks to repeal ‘gay conversion therapy’ ban

    09/13/2019 1:22:16 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    Associated Press ^ | September 13, 2019 | Deepti Hajela
    A New York City law banning so-called gay conversion therapy would be repealed under legislation introduced Thursday over concerns that a pending federal lawsuit could lead to a decision unfavorable to the LGBTQ community if the case were to make it to the Supreme Court. Council Speaker Corey Johnson introduced the repeal in what he called “a painful decision.” The council had passed the ban against the widely discredited practice, which aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity, less than two years ago, at the end of 2017, and it took effect last year. The proposed repeal...