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Mayor deBlasio’s Folly: Shutdown Wollman Rink in Central Park

Feb. 21, 2021.  Central Park. The closing of Wollman Rink by Mayor deBlasio  was scheduled this day, included terminating all four Trump Organization contracts: the Central Park Carousel, Wollman and Lasker skating rinks and the Ferry Point Golf Course. He could have let them stay open thru the end of the season. The park, the rink are full.  But, de Blasio’s Trump Deranged Syndrome (TDS) knows no bounds.

Meanwhile, patriot Dion Cini set out to fly his Trump 2024 banner around the rink before its closure. However, I couldn’t find the rink. I always get lost in the park, even with google and a compass. Thankful that scootercaster caught Dion in action – as well as the assault on him by rink employees.

Video by Daniel Valls FNTV freedomnews.tv@ScooterCasterNY

I arrived after the action, but still enjoyed the packed rink.  Frustrating though. How can de Blasio be allowed to take down the rink?

After enjoying the skaters, I came upon a ballet class using the Wollman fence for barre. Fun.

As I left the park, I saw more happy kids (large and small) …

and  … happy squirrels …. all playing in the snow in the park.

Flickr Slide Show

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Then: Good News. ‘DeBozo’ caved! The rink will now stay open through the end of the season. Interesting facts in this Eyewitness News archive video re the rink’s origins under Trump. It was a major gift to the city.  But instead of thanks, our President is to be PUNISHED by de Blasio for a job well done.

The mayor will still end the Trump Organization’s four management contracts with a “FU Trump”.

 No good dead goes unpunished.
And the People be Damned.

[Where indicated, pictures and videos property of VSB-Pamela Hall]

EMPTY threats? Teddy Roosevelt Statue Still Stands at NYC Natural History Museum (crickets)

As Mayor “Red Bill” focuses on the capricious opening and closing of this once vibrant city (he still refuses to even throw a bone to the theatres) we are left with the summation that this must be all part of deBlasio’s communist playbook.: Control, Confusion and Ruin.

The Saga of Teddy Roosevelt’s statue was apparently a moment’s diversion with no legs.

Nov 12, 2020. Controversial statue of Theodore Roosevelt still stood outside New York’s Natural History Museum.

(See Flickr slide show)

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October 10, 2020, perhaps Teddy won.  I checked periodically, and noted on September 1, 2020, he was still there.

His statue remained.

 Did the protests succeed? After all the press about this “racially insensitive” statue of Teddy Roosevelt, the statue has gone in to the dust bin of “no longer news worthy” stories. Teddy still stands and no one seems to care. [ NY Post ]

No date had been set for the removal, a spokesperson for the mayor’s office told CNN in their June 22 report.

Flickr Slide Show from the protest in June, when it seemed “a given” that the statue was coming down (so declared Mayor “Red Bill” de Blasio)

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“The protest group held signs that read “DEFEND OUR MONUMENTS” and “Can not learn from the past if we erase HISTORY!!” as they heard from speakers during the hour-long demonstration.

“Teddy Roosevelt believed in an America without hyphens. Not white Americans, not black Americans, not brown Americans. Just Americans,” said David Marcus, a correspondent for The Federalist and contributor to The Post’s opinion pages, including about the decision to oust the statue.

“He believed in a future for this country where we would all live together peacefully, and that’s the future that I see in front of me right here,” said Marcus.”

VIDEO from the June protest:

Barely Informed With Elad was there ( see video)

Other media links: [NY Curbed] ; [NY Post]; [CBS News]

It would have seemed relevant for the media to follow-up with the removal. But, silence is all that followed. Perhaps the protest was a success and the left-media didn’t want to report that angle.  Whatever, for all the noise, ’tis a puzzlement.

[Where indicated, Pictures and Video  Property of Pamela Hall-VSB]

NYC DEMANDS #EndJewHatred NOW!

On October 15, 2020, New Yorkers of all faiths and colors  demanded that Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio stop targeting the Jewish community.

“There is NO excuse for the government to single out ONE minority community.”

The coalition gathered in front of the famous New York Public Library on 5th Avenue (between 41st and 42nd Streets).

Their message:

“Over the past two weeks, Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio,  focused blame on the Jews for increased corona virus rates despite statistical evidence showing marked increases in many areas of New York.

Cuomo and de Blasio are ignoring the truth: there is a resurgence of COVID-19 everywhere, but not just in Jewish communities. The neighborhoods with the largest increase in the weekly case rate (over the last two weeks) are not even addressed by the government’s new restrictions.”

NY Demands #EndJewHatred NOW (see Flickr slide show)

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.“Yad Yamin NY, along with other groups and movements …

  …. were there demanding an end to the constant targeting of Jews & unfair applications of the Covid regulations. 

.”The coalition of groups marched from the NYPL to Gov. Cuomo’s office, continuing the protest against Gov Cuomo and Mayor De Blasio’s non-uniform application of laws regarding Jews and their direct targeting of Jews” (photo Karen Lichtbraun)

“By pinpointing one highly visible minority as plague-spreading lawbreakers, de Blasio and Cuomo are reinforcing centuries-old anti-Semitic tropes. And SHAMEFULLY, used pictures of observant Jews as a symbol of non-compliance and recklessness. This fuels Jew hatred and serves no legitimate government interest.”

Shame, Shame on them.

The speakers were surrounded by lots of press, though I’m not sure the reports got much play. (Slide show of video screen shots)

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Video- Dov Hikind (Former NY State Congressman)

.-Video -Heshy Tischler [https://www.newsweek.com/coronavirus-new-york-harold-heshy-tischler-arrested-covid-restrictions-orthodox-jews-protests-1538247]

Video- Brooke Goldstein (The Lawfare Project)

The protest challenged ies spread by our governor and mayor, showing they are not fit for office. Cuomo and deBlasio should step down.

[Pictures and video where indicated, property of Pamela Hall]

Democrat Socialists Demand Safe Schools for BLACK & BROWN STUDENTS only!

Sept 4, 2020 Foley Square NYC.
FUND OUR SCHOOLS!!
OUR BLACK AND BROWN STUDENTS MATTER!!
The reason for this warning, there were two new hard core groups that were gathering at 6 pm. (The African Black Panther Party; United Panther Movement) They proceeded to riot (led by rich WHITE 20 yrs olds) causing $100,000 damage as they rioted in the street going up town from Foley.

This Safe Schools Rally was not a riot. Just the usual Democrat/Socialists ranting on and on about greedy RICH white folk.

 Flickr Slide Show : The teachers UNIONS were threatening Governor  Cuomo with a NO Show for work on Tuesday Sept 8th, 2020. Their complaints and concerns focused on black and brown students.  Not the privileged white students.

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.Videos Part 1 – Chants. Always starting with chants. (If we don’t get it shut it down) @SingSolidarity led the crowd “Marching off to Freedom Land”

Part 2 – Jabari Brisport newly elected Democrat SOCIALIST to NY State Senate.

“I am proud of my union and I want us to sit in our power. Demand that there is a nurse in every school; that every school has a decent ventilation system… those are bare minimum demands for the health crisis we’re living in@JabariBrisport

Part 3 “Only When it’s SAFE“. Chanting is de rigueur.  “People want to know WHO we are.”  “We Want Safe Schools” (etc)

PERHAPS it’s time to get rid of Critical Race Theory. Then maybe ALL students will MATTER.

Take that leftist Critical Race Theory garbage out of our schools too. They are teaching children to hate each other based on race. All that “white privileged” nonsense is not only false it’s POISON. People are literally being brainwashed to hate white people.. it’s EVIL

Critical race theory is the greatest threat to western civilization and it’s made its way into the US federal government, the military, and the justice system.” Ian Miles Cheong @stillgray [Melissa Tate@TheRightMelissa]

Along with their obvious racism, it was made clear they are threatening to “shut it down” if we don’t get Safe Schools.

NYC teachers, still waiting for ventilation reports, get ready to head back to classrooms

On Friday, a spokesperson for City Hall said that deadline  (Sept 4) would not be met, potentially setting up teachers to return to their campuses  (in every one of the city’s 56,000 class rooms) with little information about whether the air is safe.

It remains unclear how either the city or the unions are determining ventilation is safe before staff and students return to buildings, which has not helped to build trust.” [Chalk Beat]

Guess we will see – soon- if they will follow through on that threat since students are set to report to class on Sept 21.

[Where indicated, pictures and videos property of Pamela Hall]

Trump 2020 Rally “Welcomed” Robert DeNiro’s Tribeca Grill Re-Opening

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August 5, 2020 – Patriots welcomed Bob (DeNiro’s) Tribeca Grill back to the streets of lower Manhattan – MAGA style – with a Trump 2020 Rally (outside his restaurant) Surely NOT what Bob was expecting.

The Naked Cowboy joined the celebration with the patriots.

Fun was had by all at this good-time event.

Even the Tribeca Grill Staff seemed entertained.

Videos (Part 1) Patriots and “naked” cowboy welcomed Bob DeNiro’s Tribeca Grill reopening with a Trump 2020 rally.

Videos (Part 2)  A number of Tribeca passersby seemed a bit grumpy. Others, in the cars passing by, honked in appreciation for our President. 

Google Robert DeNiro  … the famously respected actor … on President Trump and you will read (or hear) some ridiculous opinions on why he HATES President Trump.

My video that follows is an excerpt of Robert DeNIro from Michael Moore’s protest/rally on pre-inauguration night, January  19, 2017.

“They gathered to “Protect Shared Values” on the Night Before Trump’s Inauguration.”  (Their intent) to send a message to President-elect Trump and Congress that New York City will protect the rights of residents and will continue to make real progress on important issues such as health-care, climate change, social justice and immigrant rights.”

More from Mr. DeNiro:

(Nov 2019) “The actor has predicted the president might start a war to get a third term. ” [The Guardian]

(May 13, 2020) “... calling Trump a ‘lunatic’ who doesn’t care about his supporters” [Washington Post]

(June 10, 2020) “De Niro Ridicules Trump’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic”  [Video Link]

The Hollywood elite, though talented, such gifts do NOT make them bright.

[Pictures and Videos where indicated by Pamela Hall]

Patriots FIGHT BACK after Mayor “Red Bill” Defaces Fifth Ave with BLM Graffiti

July 25, 2020. As cities burn across America, Portland in particular, the Mayor of New York City, “Red Bill” deBlasio, claims his city’s crime rate is down, all while “Defunding the Police”. (AP/Noah Berger)

Fact: Murder rates sore as New York City slides into economic ruin.

Some good news, the filth at Occupy City Hall was cleared out on July 22.

(William Farrington)
[Great video of the NYPD in action at Occupy City Hall here]

Meanwhile, Mayor deBlasio’s graffiti ‘murals’, promoting the Marxist Black Lives Matter insurgents, were snuck in across the city; one in each of the five boroughs.
The most important of these “murals” can be found ON Fifth avenue at Trump Tower.

On Thursday, July 9, 2020,the BLM graffiti mural was painted on Fifth Avenue, with great fanfare.  [NBC News]

NYC Paints Huge Black Lives Matter Mural on 5th Ave in Front of Trump Tower

Kept under wraps, there was little time for protestors to gather at the Trump Tower debut.

WNBC first reported the new start date for the Trump Tower “mural” Wednesday night.” [NY Daily News]

I saw their ‘handiwork’ later that day. [Slide Show BLM Trump Tower]

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Reaction from the President to de Blasios’s folly:

“Maybe our GREAT Police, who have been neutralized and scorned by a mayor who hates & disrespects them, won’t let this symbol of hate be affixed to New York’s greatest street,” Trump went on. “Spend this money fighting crime instead!”

De Blasio pushed back later that morning, tweeting, “The fact that you see it as denigrating your street is the definition of racism.”

“Black people BUILT 5th Ave and so much of this nation,” the mayor added. “Your “luxury” came from THEIR labor, for which they have never been justly compensated. We are honoring them.” [NY Post]

And then, the Battle of the Graffiti Murals began.  On Monday, July 13, outside Trump Tower, the resistance dumped red paint on the BLM graffiti mural.

Police said the assailant who vandalized the massive message Monday walked up Fifth Avenue at 12:13 p.m. wearing a black shirt and a black hat, dumped the paint, then ran down 56th Street, police said.

The blotch of paint, dumped between “Black” and “Lives,” was smeared over much of the mural by passing traffic. [NY Post]

Next, on Friday, July 17th, Juliet Germonatta (a self described trans gender- with a checkered history, unfortunately) struck again: this time with BLUE paint.

Of course, each time, the mayor made sure the Red and Blue paints were erased quickly, taxpayers billed.  [Yahoo ]

There was a lull on the paint attacks, so, on Saturday, July 11, I dropped by Fifth Avenue (during a light rain) [VIDEO ]

Some reactions to the constant paint assaults:

“Maybe our GREAT police, who have been neutralized and scorned by a mayor who hates & disrespects them, won’t let this symbol of hate be affixed to New York’s greatest street,” Trump went on. “Spend this money fighting crime instead!”

De Blasio pushed back later that morning, tweeting, “The fact that you see it as denigrating your street is the definition of racism.”

“Black people BUILT 5th Ave and so much of this nation,” the mayor added. “Your “luxury” came from THEIR labor, for which they have never been justly compensated. We are honoring them.” [NY Post]

Earlier on Saturday, I took a look at the courthouse BLM graffiti mural. It seems to be a big secret, this 3 blocks long mural, only a block from the now defunct Occupy City Hall “Shanty Town”.

July 11  – Slide show for mural

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This graffiti mural stretched across three Manhattan city blocks.

“A giant 600 foot, three-block long Black Lives Matter mural that stretches northwards from the Manhattan Municipal Building to the New York Supreme Court House at Foley Square.” [photo MdeAS]

There is a  MAP of the locations for all five of the “Graffiti Murals”.


THEN, after a brief silence, the resistance returned to Trump Tower  Two women of color threw BLACK paint on the BLM graffiti on Saturday, July 18 . (Exciting. FUN)

An officer from the New York Police Department (NYPD) attempts to detain a protester smearing paint on the Black Lives Matter mural outside of Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., July 18, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Later that night (after they were released) they continued tagging with TWO more of the graffiti murals.  [MORE here] [photo NY 1]

That leaves just two remaining graffiti murals. Since the locations will be on heightened alert, will these brave women be able to pull off the next assaults?

++ FYI: BLM statement from the Marxists:

“Many see the slogan Black Lives Matter as a plea to ­secure the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for all Americans, especially historically wronged African Americans.The group’s radical Marxist agenda would supplant the basic building block of society — the family — with the state and destroy the economic system that has lifted more people from poverty than any other. Black lives, and all lives, would be harmed. Theirs is a blueprint for misery, not justice. It must be rejected. We disrupt the Western-prescribed nuclear-family-structure requirement by supporting each other as extended families and ‘villages’ that collectively care for one another.” [NY Post]

Visit the Black Lives Matter website, and the first frame you get is a large crowd with fists raised and the slogan “Now We Transform.” Read the list of demands, and you get a sense of how deep a transformation of this country they seek.

[Where indicated, pictures in slide shows and video property of Pamela Hall]

 

Queer Liberation March joins BLM to Protest NYPD

June 28, 2020.  Foley Square


“No permission” was asked nor expected for them to have a protest/march. (They acknowledged proudly)

A HUGE crowd of disaffected gays and people of color marched against Police Brutality.

The police waited patiently, as the crowd gathered to march; with lots of nasty political posturing.

Despite the snarky signs and banners, the police were very laid back.

The march was HUGE. They never stopped arriving at Foley.(Organizers estimated 50,000 protesters attended the march) To their credit, the police quietly walked the protest through lower Manhattan to Washington Square.

Once evening arrived, however, the peaceful march behaved disgracefully towards the NYPD. Under shade of night, all bets of peaceful were off.

“The second annual event for the Reclaim Pride Coalition.  When the marchers arrived at their final destination — a rally in Washington Square Park — they allegedly faced police brutality, according to witnesses and march organizers…. the New York City Police Department confirmed three people were arrested for allegedly assaulting officers, adding that the use of pepper spray and force on protesters transpired after cops tried to arrest one of them for allegedly vandalizing a police vehicle.” [NBC News] [NY Post

Apparently the city cannot control these protests. They protest, march, hang-out (forget social distancing), unchecked; a PRIVILEGE denied to the average citizens who would like to go to church, have a picnic, and WORK!

Meanwhile, the PRIVILEGED Gay/BLM parade-march insist THEY have it bad Living in America.

3 short videos: Part 1

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Part 3

Flickr slide shows: Part 1

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Part 2

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Part 3

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If they are so unhappy – why not LEAVE? Otherwise, go home, have a beer and CHILL.

[Pictures and Videos Property of Pamela Hall]

BLM Declares “The Blueprint: It’s WAR!” June 7, 2020

June 7, 2020. Noon. TIMES SQUARE


“This is not a rally… this is a call of ACTION! We shut down Time Square to present our Black agenda! Protest without strategy is an empty threat…. revealing our black agenda …. presenting NYC with demands & legislation. This is what? A revolution!!”

However, the NYPD made Times Square, between 47th and 42nd, OFF LIMITS. The anarchists were forced to gather at 42nd and Bdwy. (They were NOT happy) They were pissed that “the mayor” had shut down Times Sq.

When you announce that  you are declaring WAR against the NYPD. What can you expect? An invitation?

Black Lives Matter leader has declared war on the police and plans to release a blueprint for change that involves Black Panther style armed ‘patrols’ monitoring the behavior of officers on the streets, DailyMailTV can reveal.

Hawk Newsome, Chairman of BLM’s Greater New York chapter, says the black rights group is ‘mobilizing’ its base and aims to develop a highly-trained ‘military’ arm to challenge police brutality head on. [https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8384065/Black-Lives-Matter-leader-declares-war-police.html]

FYI: The Black Lives Matter leader declared war on police and is ‘training our people’ to defend our communities’ in Black Panther style armed ‘patrols’.

Flickr Slide show:

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 “Are you ready NYC?! The time is now for liberation!”

Can anything good come from these anarchists “REPEALING 50-A” and de-funding the police? From the point of view of the NY citizenry: NOT.

A full repeal of 50-a will increase the transparency of police misconduct and allow communities timely access to important misconduct and discipline records across the state. Repeal of 50-a is a key priority of the. Read more about Letter to Gov. [https://www.changethenypd.org/topic/repeal-50]

At this point, things have gone from bad to worse for these brave civil servants in the NYPD. Made most evident by the clutter of ads and signs through out Times Square – supporting the BLM anarchy. Everyone is running SCARED of these THUGS who today declared WAR against the NYPD.

“The NYPD are being pelted with concrete-filled tennis balls during George Floyd protests, the NYPD warned its members Sunday. During these violent times cops can’t relax for a minute because they are sitting ducks out there,” one Manhattan cop told The Post.” [https://nypost.com/2020/06/07/cops-need-to-lookout-for-concrete-filled-tennis-balls-nypd-says/]

Of course – TRUMP is responsible – for everything. (in case you forgot)


This is insurrection is NOT GOOD for anyone.

[Pictures property of Pamela Hall]

Socialists’ General Strike. May Day 2020: DON’T WORK!

Tomorrow is May Day 2020. A favorite of the Communist insurgents. But, how will they manage their yearly protests since the tyrannical Governor CUOMO  has shut down our once vibrant city?

What I have managed to cull so far is a National STRIKE against WORKING and paying rent (which is an issue of import for everyone …since none but a few ESSENTIALS are allowed to earn an income)

So, for the curious, the latest info from the Socialist / Marxist left who never cease to work the proletariat towards the next uprising.

“This is the launch video for General Strike 2020. We are working to unite the working class by showing individuals the path to organization and getting those organizations working together.” genstrike.org

FYI: YOU TUBE leaves this video up. Socialism apparently does not violate their community standards.

The ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic is exposing critical flaws in the institutions we rely on for our daily lives. The wealthiest nations in the world are failing to protect citizens from this deadly disease, shamelessly neglecting the needs of the people. In the USA, too little is being done too late to protect us from the disease. Countless working poor people are having to go to work with symptoms because we can’t afford to take time off.

The federal government has been slow to respond, and the stimulus packages they have cobbled together are woefully inadequate to protect the most vulnerable members of our society.

President Trump and capitalists across the country are expressing interest in workers going back to their jobs even before the pandemic is safely dealt with, callously proving that they put their own profits ahead of the lives and well being of the working class.

This situation is, quite simply, unsustainable.

People are dying, and the wealthy elites are demonstrating that they value their profits more than our lives.

We welcome all exploited members of society: workers, the disabled, LGBTQ+, indigenous people, the neuro divergent, the mentally ill, and anyone else who is suffering without adequate relief through this pandemic.”  genstrike.org 

Our rallying cry: “DO NOT ACT ALONE.”

Now, on to the Rent Strike.

“…. there’s a possibility that some strikers will be evicted once New York’s moratorium is lifted in late June.

The strikers are demanding that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo cancel rent and mortgage payments for four months or the duration of the coronavirus pandemic, whichever is longer. That would be a significant escalation from the state’s current solution: a moratorium on evictions, which is set to end June 20. And it’s a recognition that the economy could remain in crisis for years.”

If the CITY doesn’t ease the TAXATION of the landlords, they will take it out on the tenants. And  who will they rent to, after these WRONGFUL evictions?

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“On Monday, the strikers got a high-profile supporter: “People can’t pay,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the progressive Democrat from the Bronx, who is co-sponsoring a national bill to cancel rent … ” [Vice]

[https://www.socialistalternative.org/2020/04/08/rent-strike-may-1-cant-pay-wont-pay/]

“In this upside down world, many workers will ask, “Why have I for decades been giving the landlord half my paycheck every week? It’s almost feudal.” This is capitalism in the twenty-first century.

We need a nationwide rent strike on May 1 not only to take urgent action in this crisis, but also to build the fight for a socialist world.”

  • Can’t pay! Won’t pay! For a nationwide mass rent strike on May 1
  • A complete national moratorium on all evictions and foreclosure proceedings nationally
  • End all rent and mortgage payments during the crisis
  • No rent increases during 2020!
  • Support Sanders call to pay all laid off workers their full wages
  • All workers without paid work should be eligible for monthly federal payments equivalent to a living wage of $15 an hour or $600 per week.
  • Bring the properties of the top 50 corporate landlords into democratic public ownership
  • For a massive national program to build publicly-owned, high quality social housing as part of the country’s reconstruction plan

[https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/m7qme3/new-york-city-tenants-want-the-state-to-cancel-their-rent-so-theyre-going-on-strike]

“We are working to unite workers from across the USA and around the world to stand up and fight for our own lives—from the safety of our own homes.

General Strike 2020 is calling for all workers to remain sheltered in place in accordance with current medical guidance. Additionally, we are calling for workers to participate in nationwide strikes: rent strikes, debt strikes, and labor strikes.”

We are also asking participants to hang white sheets or towels outside of their homes as a sign of solidarity.

… we are asking you to organize, participate in, and support rent strikes, tenants’ unions, and movements for a rent freeze in your local community and beyond. United in solidarity, we’ll show the elite class, landlords, and real estate developers that we will not accept the devastation of our communities in the name of short-term profit.

The insanity. The chaos. This meltdown of our city – is music to the Marxist/Socialist ears.

“…. hang white sheets or towels outside of their homes as a sign of solidarity ….”

Guess we’ll know who the Socialist/Marxist tools are.

“Womens Strike” NYC on International Women’s Day 2020

March 12-13, 2020 : The China Virus has finally given the Demo-Nazi City /State governments the opportunity to go mad across the country. Making this post on Womens’ Rights an after-thought; looking back, perhaps, on ‘better times”.

 Flash forward, the Demo-Nazis shut the economy (country) DOWN. State by State. TDS rules the media-hype regarding the China Virus resulting in businesses going under. Rents can’t be paid. Employees laid off.  Isolation. Depression. Recovery, not possible unless … with Nov 8th on the horizon … THEY HAVE A PLAN.

 The Demo-Nazis are aquiver with doomsday excitement. (That says it all)

MEANWHILE, on March 8, 2020:

International Women’s Day 2020
WHAT are they striking against
The Patriarchy?

Never heard of this SOCIALIST Holiday (originally called National Woman’s Day) with a history dating back 108 years — working its way across the continents to be GLOBAL. (SPANISH appears to be the Voice of the Women 2020)

“Ni una menos” defines itself as a “collective scream against machista violence”.

Oblivious to the illegal migrants and their rapes and murders: “This is your daily reminder that New York City released an illegal alien charged with the rape of a 13 year old girl . Their Sanctuary City policy kept him from being turned over to ICE. This is exactly what Trump was elected to fix RT if NYC should be defunded over this! Charlie Kirk @charliekirk11 (2020)

“The first glimpse of this feminist movement was in 1909, That’s when the Socialist Party of America celebrated 15,000 women who protested long work hours, low pay, and the lack of voting rights in New York City.”

“The Rapist is YOU” (Chilean Rape Chant)

“March 8th- This historical day celebrates the achievements of women all across the world… typically a day for women from all different backgrounds and cultures to band together to fight for gender parity and women’s rights. The special 2020 theme, #EachforEqual, drawing on the notion of “collective individualism.”  (there’s even a POSE)

International Women’s Day became an official holiday in Russia in 1913. On March 8, 1917 (February 23 in the former Russian calendar), tens of thousands of Russian women took to the streets demanding change.

In 1975, the United Nations officially recognized International Women’s Day, and, in 1996, began to adopt an annual theme for every year.

As for the United States, International Women’s Day isn’t recognized as an official holiday, although it’s been proposed“. [Good Housekeeping]

This is what I stayed for:

== Flickr Slide Show==

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Barely Informed with Elad grabbed some fun interviews with the Socialist protestors revealing their usual mental blocks regarding the patriarchy and anti-Semite, Linda Sarsour.

Why does this  Rape Chant appeal to the American press and American Socialists? Nothing to do with American Women.

For The Curious:  The song and accompanying dance takes on the patriarchy as the cause both of violence against women and the victim shaming that often comes after. “Y la culpa no era mía, ni dónde estaba, ni cómo vestía,” they sang (“and the fault wasn’t mine, not where I was, not how I dressed”).

Un violador en tu camino” (“A rapist in your way”).

[Keep arms loose at your side, march in place to the beat for the first eight verses]
El patriarcado es un juez,
Que nos juzga por nacer
Y nuestro castigo
Es la violencia que no ves.

El patriarcado es un juez,
Que nos juzga por nacer
Y nuestro castigo
Es la violencia que ya ves.

Es feminicidio
[Place hands behind the head, squat up and down]
Impunidad para el asesino
[Repeat movement above]
Es la desaparición
[Repeat movement above]
Es la violación
[Repeat movement above]

[Run in place, but without lifting feet from the ground; move forearms up and down in sync with the feet]
Y la culpa no era mía, ni dónde estaba, ni cómo vestía
Y la culpa no era mía, ni dónde estaba, ni cómo vestía
Y la culpa no era mía, ni dónde estaba, ni cómo vestía
Y la culpa no era mía, ni dónde estaba , ni cómo vestía

El violador eras tú
[Extend right arm straight out in front of you, pointing]
El violador eres tú
[Repeat movement above]

Son los pacos
[Point left]
Los jueces
[Point right]
El estado
[Raise arms, pointing in circle around the head]
El presidente
[Cross forearms above the head]

[Move forearms up and down rhythmically, fist closed]
El estado opresor es un macho violador
El estado opresor es un macho violador

El violador eras tú
[Extend left arm straight out in front of you, pointing]
El violador eres tú
[Repeat movement above]

[Cup hands around mouth to amplify shouting]
Duerme tranquila niña inocente,
sin preocuparte del bandolero,
que por tus sueños dulce
y sonriente vela tu amante carabinero.

El violador eres tú
[Extend right arm straight our in front of you, pointing]
El violador eres tú
[repeat movement above]
El violador eres tú
[repeat movement above]
El violador eres tú
[repeat movement above]

“Join millions of participants by wearing purple on March 8. Signifiying justice and dignity, the color purple has become an international symbol for women since the origination of purple, green, and white as a symbol of women’s equality from the Women’s Social and Political Union in the UK in 1908. (Purple signifies justice and dignity. Green symbolises hope. White represents purity, but is no longer used due to ‘purity’ being a controversial concept.)”

A rapist in your way (English translation)

The patriarchy is a judge
that judges us for being born
and our punishment
is the violence you don’t see.

The patriarchy is a judge
that judges us for being born
and our punishment
is the violence that have seen.

It’s femicide.
Impunity for the killer.
It’s disappearance.
It’s rape.

And the fault wasn’t mine, not where I was, not how I dressed
And the fault wasn’t mine, not where I was, not how I dressed
And the fault wasn’t mine, not where I was, not how I dressed
And the fault wasn’t mine, not where I was, not how I dressed

The rapist is you.
The rapist is you.

It’s the cops,
The judges,
The state,
The president.

The oppressive state is a rapist.
The oppressive state is a rapist.

The rapist is you
The rapist is you

“Sleep calmly, innocent girl
Without worrying about the bandit,
Over your dreams smiling and sweet,
watches your loving cop.”

The rapist is you
The rapist is you
The rapist is you
The rapist is you

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