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  • Feds blame de Blasio for murder, sex assault of 92-year-old woman

    01/15/2020 12:41:43 AM PST · by conservative98 · 17 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 14, 2020 | 8:23pm | Craig McCarthy, Larry Celona and Bruce Golding
    Federal officials on Tuesday blamed Mayor de Blasio for a fatal sex attack on a 92-year-old Queens woman — saying his “sanctuary city” policy kept the accused killer from being held for deportation last year. “It was a deadly choice to release a man on an active ICE detainer back onto the streets after his first arrest included assault and weapon charges, and he now faces new charges, including murder,” said Thomas Decker, New York field-office director of enforcement and removal operations for US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. “New York City’s sanctuary policies continue to threaten the safety of all...
  • A Bailout for Criminals: New York’s reform is freeing violent offenders who will harm again.

    01/13/2020 4:48:02 AM PST · by karpov · 6 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | January 12, 2020
    Label something “criminal-justice reform” these days and it’s likely to be whisked into law in left-leaning states with little thought to the consequences. Witness the fiasco of New York’s bail reform that took effect Jan. 1 and is already producing ill effects across the state. The reform that passed last year eliminated cash bail for misdemeanors and certain nonviolent felonies. The idea was that people who were no threat to the community were locked up only because they couldn’t afford bail, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo pitched it as a victory for fairness. It turns out that some of those now...
  • Trump Hater Starts Fires in Jewish Girls’ Dorm, Released the Next Day - Greenfield

    01/09/2020 2:40:51 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 26 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | 1/9/20 | Daniel Greenfield
    Trump Hater Starts Fires in Jewish Girls’ Dorm, Released the Next Day How revolving-door justice causes violence against Jews. Thu Jan 9, 2020 Daniel Greenfield 8 Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. Early Friday morning, Peter Weyand broke into the all-female dormitory of Yeshiva University’s Stern College. He kicked through the glass door of the Manhattan Jewish dorm and began starting fires. FDNY firefighters arrived, put out the fires, and fire marshals arrested the arsonist. “Thanks to the thorough investigative work of...
  • Senior NYC Education Department official David Hay invited 14-year-old to ‘whirlpool suite,'

    01/03/2020 4:56:28 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 16 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 01 03 2020 | Stephen Rex Brown and Michael Elsen-Rooney
    A former high-ranking city Education Department official who interacted daily with the chancellor invited a 14-year-old boy to a “whirlpool suite” in a Wisconsin hotel, prosecutors revealed Friday, slapping the former principal with enticement of a minor and possession of child porn charges. David Hay, 39, was busted in an undercover operation led by cops in the Neenah Police Department, which is 100 miles north of Milwaukee. Until he was fired earlier this week, Hay served as deputy chief of staff for city schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. He lives in Brooklyn but has roots in the Badger State. SNIP “Into...
  • 24-Year-Old Woman Charged In New Year’s Day Attack On Jewish Man In Williamsburg

    01/02/2020 9:37:48 AM PST · by C19fan · 42 replies
    CBS 2 New York ^ | January 2, 2020 | Staff
    The NYPD charged a 24-year-old woman overnight in an anti-Semitic attack against a young Jewish man in Williamsburg. Police said the 22-year-old victim was assaulted shortly before 1 p.m. on Wednesday. It was the 13th reported anti-Semitic hate crime across the city since Dec. 23 — the first full day of Chanukah. Jasmine Lucas, 24, was charged with second-degree assault and criminal mischief in the latest incident. Police said Lucas and another woman yelled anti-Semitic slurs at the young man around 12:45 p.m. near Broadway and Gerry Street.
  • Tiffany Harris let loose again after second alleged anti-Semitic assault

    12/30/2019 5:50:24 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 31 replies
    nypost ^ | December 30, 2019 | By Andrew Denney and Aaron Feis
    A Brooklyn trouble-magnet who already dodged bail in an unprovoked attack on three Orthodox Jewish women — only to be busted days later for allegedly assaulting another woman — walked free again Monday. At her second arraignment in three days, Tiffany Harris, 30, was ordered into supervised release for the latest incident, in which she allegedly slugged a woman in the face in front of her two young children early Sunday in Prospect Heights.[snip] Harris, hit with charges including assault, menacing and endangering the welfare of a child, declined comment as she left the courtroom. The incident came just two...
  • New York’s Thickening Cloud of Violent Crime. A surge in horrific incidents is unsettling the city—but elected officials keep making it easier for criminals to operate.

    12/30/2019 5:53:27 PM PST · by karpov · 30 replies
    City Journal ^ | December 30, 2019 | Seth Barron
    As we approach 2020, disaster looms over public safety in New York. A surge in violent crimes has shocked the public, from the midnight slaughter of four street sleepers by a mentally ill homeless drug addict; to the late-afternoon murder of a Barnard student, apparently by three young teenagers; to a spate of anti-Semitic attacks, climaxing in the Harlem arrest of a man who chopped his way with a machete into the upstate home of a Monsey rabbi celebrating the penultimate night of Hanukkah. Grafton Thomas, perpetrator of the Monsey attack, fled to New York City and was almost immediately...
  • Guardian Angels Will Patrol Jewish Neighborhoods, Leader Curtis Sliwa Rips de Blasio (video)

    12/30/2019 5:49:55 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 24 replies
    newsthud ^ | December 30, 2019 | Paul Goldberg December 30, 2019
    NBC reports the Guardian Angels, a private, unarmed crime-prevention group, said it would start patrolling New York City’s Brooklyn borough on Sunday following a series of anti-Semitic attacks. Curtis Sliwa, who founded the organization in 1979 in New York City, said the patrols would start at noon in the Crown Heights neighborhood and expand to Williamsburg and Borough Park later in the day. The move came hours before five people were wounded in a stabbing attack during a Hanukkah party at a rabbi’s house in upstate New York late Saturday. The latest incident followed eight attacks on Jews in...
  • No Mayor de Blasio, President Trump Is Not to Blame for the Stabbing of New York Jews

    12/30/2019 4:51:26 AM PST · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 30, 2019 | Michael Brow
    Barely two weeks ago, on December 12, Ben Shapiro wrote an article titled, “The Left’s Grotesque Politicization Of Anti-Semitism.” On Sunday, December 29, we were given a glaring example of this grotesque, leftist politicization of antisemitism, as New York’s Mayor de Blasio blamed the Hanukkah stabbings on “hateful speech” emanating from Donald Trump. During an interview on Fox News, de Blasio said, “An atmosphere of hate has been developing in this country over the last few years. A lot of it is emanating from Washington and it's having an effect on all of us.”When asked directly if he was pointing...
  • How liberals are allowing anti-Semitism to flourish

    12/29/2019 8:19:44 AM PST · by karpov · 36 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 29, 2019 | Karol Markowicz
    Anti-Semitic attacks continue to shake our city and state. Last week, eight attacks — including four in just in 48 hours — sent a familiar shockwave rippling through the Jewish community. Then Saturday came the horrific stabbing in Monsey, New York. The poison of Jew-hatred is spreading. Like many of you, I’m thinking, “Not this subject again.” How many columns can be devoted to it? I’ve read them. I’ve written them. It’s exhausting, and it’s dreary. Jews are being beaten up, anti-Semitism flows some years and ebbs in others. So what? But it matters — gravely. Mayor de Blasio released...
  • Trump says New York, California must ‘politely’ ask for help to tackle ‘tremendous’ homeless problem

    12/28/2019 7:06:10 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/28/2019 | Adam Shaw
    President Trump on Saturday called on New York and California to tackle what he described as their “tremendous homeless problems” — suggesting they should ask the White House “politely” for help if they can’t sort it out by themselves. “California and New York must do something about their TREMENDOUS Homeless problems. They are setting records!” he tweeted. “If their Governors can’t handle the situation, which they should be able to do very easily, they must call and ‘politely’ ask for help. Would be so easy with competence!” The Department of Housing and Urban Development this month reported a 2.7 percent...
  • De Blasio giving freed NYC inmates MetroCards and gift cards

    12/27/2019 8:59:36 PM PST · by lowbridge · 15 replies
    nypost.com ^ | December 27, 2019 | Rebecca Rosenberg, Alex Taylor and Bruce Golding
    So sorry we had to lock you up — please accept these parting gifts as an expression of our hope, it won’t happen again! Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest soft-on-crime initiative has workers stationed on Rikers Island presenting newly released jailbirds with free transit passes and two $25 debit cards each, The Post has learned. Plans even call for the addition of prepaid, “burner”-style cellphones and drawstring bags for the ex-inmates to carry their swag, a source familiar with the program said. The “crime pays” giveaways build on another de Blasio policy — revealed by The Post last month — that showers freebies...
  • Bernard Kerik: New York City violent crime spike due to liberal policies handcuffing cops

    12/14/2019 2:59:37 PM PST · by george76 · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/14/2019 | Julia Musto
    Liberal polices are "reversing" gains made in fighting crime in New York City, former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik .. blamed Mayor Bill DeBlasio and the City Council for a recent spike in violent crime. Murder investigations in 2019 spiked to 9.4 percent this year. "I don't blame the NYPD. I blame the mayor. I blame the City Council. I blame the people that promote this anti-cop rhetoric," Kerik said. "They took stop-question-and-frisk away from the cops. They took enforcement out of law enforcement." ... at the end of the day, the men and women in the NYPD have to have...
  • The ‘Little Kids’ Suspected in (Barnard College student) Tessa Majors’ Murder

    12/14/2019 6:16:59 AM PST · by Drew68 · 118 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 12/14/2019 | Michael Daly
    Five days before 18-year-old Barnard College student Tessa Majors was slashed to death in Morningside Park at the edge of campus, a younger teenage girl was chased into the 118 Deli one block further away. The younger girl lost her footing as a boy who would prove to be 13 came in after her. “He kicked her on the floor,” the woman behind the counter would recall. “Situation like that, all I know is I got to call the cops. Once I see something like that, I’m calling the cops.” The counterwoman, who declined to give a reporter her name,...
  • De Blasio Deports Thousands of Homeless Families Across America

    12/12/2019 7:00:57 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/12/2019 | Penny Starr
    Cities across the United States are grappling with large homeless populations, but New York City decided to deal with the problem by relocating those sleeping in the streets or in shelters to other American cities. The New York Post reported that city records show that homeless people have been sent to 373 American cities.
  • De Blasio defends exporting homeless to Newark

    12/07/2019 6:33:35 AM PST · by george76 · 43 replies
    Crain's New York Business ^ | December 06, 2019 | WILL BREDDERMAN
    There's no place like home, Mayor Bill de Blasio says—and that's why he's shipping the city's indigent to Newark. In his weekly Ask the Mayor radio segment, de Blasio asserted that his controversial Special One-Time Assistance program, under which the administration pays the rent of a homeless household for one year if they exit the five boroughs, as the only way to get people into long-term accommodations. The comments came in response to a caller who reported being a homeless person relocated to a dilapidated apartment in New Jersey—and came days after Newark lodged a lawsuit against de Blasio and...
  • The Clintons’ connection to Panama Papers (Hillary staffer, foundations donors, pardon recepient)

    04/17/2016 5:03:18 AM PDT · by Liz · 17 replies
    NYPOST.COM ^ | 4/17/16 | LAURA ITALIANO
    The “Panama Papers” exposed thousands of offshore bank accounts of the politically high and mighty; 350 reporters---an International Consortium of Investigative Journalists---are pouring over a massive dump of more than 11.5 million documents from the Panama-based Mossack Fonseca law firm; the first findings were revealed earlier this month. Hillary quickly decried the “outrageous tax havens” for “the super-rich.” But it turns out that Hillary and Bill have multiple connections with people named — including campaign staffers and major donors, McClatchy Newspapers revealed Saturday. Those named used the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca to set up offshore entities. The firm has...
  • New York gave homeless 'offer they can't refuse,' New Jersey mayor's lawsuit claims

    12/03/2019 3:41:59 PM PST · by karpov · 31 replies
    Reuters ^ | December 3, 2019 | Barbara Goldberg
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Newark Mayor Ras Baraka’s administration has sued New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, accusing the fellow Democrat of dumping his city’s population of homeless people on New Jersey’s biggest city. The lawsuit accuses the de Blasio administration’s Special One-Time Assistance, or SOTA, program of using strong-arm tactics to send people across the Hudson River to find a place to live. “This case concerns an unlawful program of ‘coerced’ migration,” Newark lawyers say in court documents filed in U.S. District Court in New Jersey on Monday. New York City officials are accused of “forcing SOTA recipients to...
  • 90,000 Packages Disappear (stolen) Daily in N.Y.C. Is Help on the Way?

    12/02/2019 11:55:40 AM PST · by karpov · 82 replies
    New York Times ^ | December 2, 2019 | Winnie Hu and Matthew Haag
    Online deliveries to an apartment building in northern Manhattan are left with a retired woman in 2H who watches over her neighbors’ packages to make sure nothing gets stolen. Corporate mailrooms in New York and other cities are overwhelmed by employees shipping personal packages to work for safekeeping, leading companies to ban packages and issue warnings that boxes will be intercepted and returned to the senders. A new start-up company is gambling that online shoppers who are worried about not getting their packages will be willing to pay extra to ship them to a home-based network of package receivers in...
  • New Yorkers come together to boo ‘moron’ de Blasio at Veterans Day Parade

    11/12/2019 8:07:10 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 15 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 11, 2019 | y Rich Calder, Elizabeth Rosner and Natalie Musumeci VIEW AUTHOR ARCHIVE GET AUTHOR RSS FEED
    Mayor Bill de Blasio was booed and jeered by spectators as he marched in the city’s 100th annual Veterans Day Parade on Monday. One parade-goer — wearing an American flag sweatshirt and a mask depicting President Trump partially on the top of his head — shouted F-bombs as Hizzoner walked past. Other onlookers called the mayor “Comrade de Blasio” and urged him to go home. De Blasio waved an American flag and appeared unfazed by the taunts and mocking as he walked the 1.2-mile route along Fifth Avenue from 24th Street to 46th Street. Among the thousands of spectators at...