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New York to Remove Subway Tiles Resembling Confederate Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 18, 2017 at 6:00pm 8/18/2017 at 6:00pm
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Just in case you thought removal madness couldn’t get any wilder…New York!

Friday, MTA announced plans to “modify” some subway tiles in Manhattan. Patrons have complained the tiles, which have graced the Times Square station for these last 100 years too closely resemble the Confederate battle flag.

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MTA Allegedly Hid Dead Bodies in Break Rooms

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 14, 2017 at 7:00pm 8/14/2017 at 7:00pm
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The MTA has received some bad press lately with officials asking private companies for money for repairs, massive delays, and derailments.

Now members of the Transport Workers Union (TWU) have accused the MTA of storing dead bodies within employee break rooms until emergency responders arrive to the scene.

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New York Gov. Cuomo Asks Private Companies to Help Fix Subways

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 9:30am 7/29/2017 at 9:30am
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Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has asked the private sector to help foot the bill to fix the subway in New York City. From New York Daily News:

“We have to change our attitude. This is our MTA [Metropolitan Transportation Authority], right? This is our transit system,” Cuomo told members of...

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Pet Owners Outraged Over NYC Dog-Sitting Law

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 6:00pm 7/20/2017 at 6:00pm
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New York City users of the pet-sitting app Rover have discovered that dog-sitting without a kennel license is illegal in the city. New York Daily News reported:

The health code bans boarding, feeding and grooming animals for a fee without a kennel license — and says those licenses can’t be issued for...

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Police Funeral: “Where are the demonstrations for this single mom?”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 8:30am 7/13/2017 at 8:30am
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A New York City police officer named Miosotis Familia was murdered last week while sitting in her police car. Familia was black and a mother of three yet there have been no protests over her assassination.

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NYC Mayor de Blasio Skips Town for G-20 Protests in Germany

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 9:00am 7/8/2017 at 9:00am
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A New York City police officer and mother of three was assassinated in her vehicle this week. The city also graduated a new class of police officers.

None of that seems to matter to Mayor Bill de Blasio who left town to be with left wing protesters at the G-20 conference...

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To disrupt like the Left, or not to disrupt: that is the question (Reader Poll)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 11:30am 6/17/2017 at 11:30am

Shakespeare in the Park’s horrific and offensive rendition of Julius Caesar with Caesar as President Trump being killed has created a lot of controversy, and some advertisers have pulled...

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Closing the curtain on “Presidential Assassination Theater”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 7:25pm 6/13/2017 at 7:25pm
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I recently noted there was a bizarre rendition of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, Julius Caesar, in which the title character resembled President Donald Trump.

What I did not report at the time is that I called my banking institution of 19 years, Bank of America, and warned them that their continued sponsorship of...

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Delta and Bank of America Pull Sponsorship from Bizarre Trump Rendition of Julius Caesar

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 12, 2017 at 12:30pm 6/12/2017 at 12:30pm
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Last week, Leslie blogged about the bizarre rendition of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar wherein Caesar is played by a man bearing an uncanny resemblance to Trump.

Consequently, Delta and Bank of America have pulled corporate sponsorship from New York City’s Shakespeare in the Park.

From the New York Times:

New York’s Public Theater lost...

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Actors Stab and Kill ‘Trump’ in Bizarre Rendition of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 9, 2017 at 8:00pm 6/9/2017 at 8:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers may have noticed that I sometimes refer to President Donald Trump as “Master of the Unexpected.”

That is a term of endearment among Trump’s fans who also love the 1963 epic, Cleopatra, as it refers to quote about Julius Caesar and his tactic that led to a victory over...

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One Dead, Several Injured After Car Speeds Into Times Square Crowd

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 3:00pm 5/18/2017 at 3:00pm
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A speeding car drove into a crowd in New York City’s Times Square, which killed one person and left several more injured. From NBC 4:

The driver was taken into custody after barreling into the lunch-hour crowd near 43rd Street and Seventh Avenue shortly before noon, sources said. A cause of the...

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Rumor Mill Can’t Quit Speculating About A Hillary Run for NYC Mayor

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 12:30pm 3/16/2017 at 12:30pm

After an embarrassing electoral loss to Donald Trump, America wants to know — Will Hillary Clinton run for Mayor of NYC?

Since January, rumors continue to circulate that the embattled former Secretary of State is mulling another campaign.

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What We Know About Juan Thompson, Arrested for Threats Against Jews

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:30pm 3/3/2017 at 7:30pm
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Jaws dropped when authorities announced they arrested Juan Thompson for threatening Jewish community centers.

Thompson made these threats in his ex-girlfriend’s name as an act of revenge, to frame her for the crimes. But this isn’t the first time Thompson has made headlines.

In fact, Thompson flew into the spotlight for fabricating references...

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De Blasio Suggests NYC Won’t Help Deport Thieves, Because They’re Family ‘Breadwinners’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 10:00am 1/26/2017 at 10:00am

If this weren’t so infuriating, it might be funny . . . Appearing on CNN this morning to discuss President Trump’s plan to cut funds to sanctuary cities, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio implied that the city will not cooperate in the deportation of thieves who don’t use violence because they...

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Q Poll – Hillary Would Trounce de Blasio in NYC Mayor Race

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 2:30pm 1/18/2017 at 2:30pm
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The nightmare casting has begun.

Fresh off her second failed presidential bid, and Hillary’s chances at running New York City are being weighed.

A Quinnipiac poll released today tested a hypothetical Hillary mayoral race against that of incumbent, Mayor Bill de Blasio. Several other local politicians were thrown into the mix...

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Hillary Clinton for New York City Mayor?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 3:30pm 1/8/2017 at 3:30pm

Yes, apparently some major Democratic donors have started pushing Hillary Clinton to run for New York City mayor. John Gizzi, the White House correspondent for Newsmax, heard the rumors from unanimous sources and said that her “inner circle” has become “intrigued” by...

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Sanctuary Cities Revisit City Budgets Before Trump Takes Office

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/3/2016 at 3:00pm

The nation’s largest sanctuary cities, San Francisco and New York City, are busily revisiting their budgets in anticipation of President-elect Trump taking office and making good on his pledge to slash federal monies sanctuary cities currently receive.

From the federal government, San Francisco gets a billion dollars each year, and New York...

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