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NYC to Deploy 10,000 Cleanup Army As Trash, Rat Problem Escalates

Complaints surge by 150 per cent.

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New York City is being forced to deploy an army of 10,000 cleanup workers in response to worsening problems with trash and rats.

A newly created ‘City Cleanup Corps’ will be tasked with fighting the piles of garbage on the streets of the Big Apple, with complaints surging by 150% between March and August last year.

After a $100 million cut to the city’s sanitation budget, filth and rodent infestations have become a common sight, with data revealing that waste tonnage rose 15% by the end of March compared to the early months of the pandemic.

The city’s trash problem was further exacerbated last year when officials re-located the homeless to higher end neighborhoods and hotels in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID.

Even before the pandemic, rat sightings reported to the city’s hotline surged by 38% between 2018 and 2019.

“When we see dirty streets, people intuitively think either government isn’t doing its job or things are really bad,” said former sanitation commissioner and Democratic primary candidate Kathryn Garcia.

Violent crime in the city also began to surge last year, prompting many New Yorkers to flee, with a survey taken last summer finding that two in five residents want to leave.

As we document in the video below, with the economy on its knees, trash-strewn streets, violent crime soaring and people now working remotely from home, there’s literally no reason to live in a big city anymore and people are fleeing in droves.

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Report: The ‘Squad’ Hired Private Security While Calling For Abolition Of Police

Armed security for themselves, but for everyone else, their police get defunded and the people themselves get disarmed

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Members of the So Called ‘squad’ of extreme leftist Democrats spent thousands of dollars on hiring private security while simultaneously calling for defunding and even abolishing the police, a report highlights.

According to Federal Election Commission (FEC) records, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (New York), Ilhan Omar (Minnesota), Cori Bush (Missouri) and Ayanna Pressley (Massachusetts) privately built up their own protection forces, while telling the public that they shouldn’t rely on police protection, and that police departments should be defunded because of ‘institutional racism’.

The Daily Caller picked up on the filings, noting that the Democrats Reps. spent “nearly $70,000” on private security from January to March this year.

The records show that Ocasio-Cortez paid one company based out of Brooklyn, New York, $9,000 for 3 months of security consulting. She then also spent more than $24,000 on ‘security’ on January 25, and almost $4,000 on ‘security services’ on January 19, with a further payment of $849.22 for ‘security services’ on February 2.

According to the records, Rep. Omar spent $3,103.61 on private security, with Pressley spending $4,186.75 on “security Services,” and Cori Bush reported to have spent $30,000 on security.

Bush also refused to answer questions Wednesday about the funds:

All of these Reps. have called for defunding the police:

“Defunding police means defunding police,” Ocasio-Cortez said in a June 30 statement, noting “It does not mean budget tricks or funny math. It does not mean moving school police officers from the NYPD budget to the Department of Education’s budget so the exact same police remain in schools.”

Pressley, along with another squad member Rashida T’laib introduced the BREATHE Act to defund police departments last year. T’laib has rabidly called not only for defunding but ABOLISHING the police.

Also last Summer, Omar said on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Minneapolis has to “rebuild” its police department as it is “rotten to the root” and impossible to reform.

While the squad amass their own private security and call for abolishing the police, the vast majority of black Americans are diametrically opposed to such action.

As always, it’s one rule for them and another for everyone else.

Last year after unrest and violence targeting police, Harvard university Professor Roland Fryer urged that defunding the police would cause more loss of life, citing figures showing that there are “450 excess homicides per year” when police are not able to do their jobs proficiently.

“Defunding the police is not a solution and could cost thousands of black lives,” professor Fryer wrote in an email to the College Fix.

Fryer has recently authored a research paper titled “Policing the Police: The Impact of “Pattern-or-Practice Investigations on Crime,” noting that police are less present when ‘viral incidents’ occur, meaning crime, including homicides increase… a lot.

Last year it was reported by the New York Times that Gun violence is up 358% in New York City since June 2019 as police are being stripped of resources in Democrat run cities nationwide.

The explosion in gun violence dovetailed with the disbanding of NYPD anti-crime units, a decision that meant around 600 plainclothes officers were taken off targeted raids and reassigned.

In addition, Democrat imposed “reforms” have meant that around 40% of people arrested on gun possession charges were released without bail in 2019.

Figures also show that other Democrat run cities including Chicago and Minneapolis have experienced a massive uptick in gun violence.

Despite the crime spike, the Minneapolis City Council unanimously passed a resolution to replace the police department with a “community-led public safety system.”

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Video: Kamala Harris Can’t Stop Laughing, No One Else Finds It Funny

Everything seems to be a joke to her

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Kamala Harris, who is effectively the President of the country at this point, cannot stop laughing at totally inappropriate times.

The latest example came on Monday as Harris spoke in North Carolina about the Administration’s much maligned jobs plan.

Harris attempted to crack a joke, suggesting that opportunities are “equally available to women as well as men” like hard hats… or something.

“Because there’s an interesting fact,” Harris said, struggling not to laugh at her own speech, “In case you didn’t know, hard hats are actually unisex.”

Despite the fact that literally no one knew what the hell she was laughing at, or found what she was saying funny, Harris felt the need to blurt out loud “everybody’s laughing.”

Harris keeps repeating this bizarre behaviour:

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Crazy: Nancy Pelosi Says Border Situation Has Improved Under Biden

What is “good” about rape, disease and human trafficking?

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi told reporters Wednesday that the situation at the border has improved since Joe Biden took office and that it is now on a “good path”.

“The fact is that we’re on a good path at the border under the leadership of President Biden … we were in a very bad situation under the Trump administration,” Pelosi proclaimed:

Pelosi’s statement is nuts, by anyone’s standards.

Even the White House has admitted there is a humanitarian crisis on the border. What is good about that?

There are now over 17,000 unaccompanied migrant children in facilities that are only equipped to hold a few hundred.

The conditions are squalid, with illegals packed in together sleeping on concrete floors.

Many are suffering from diseases, including Covid.

Is that good?

The Cartels are engaged in people trafficking, and footage has emerged of babies being thrown over the border fences.

Women and children are being sexually abused as they attempt to cross the border, both by the traffickers and by other migrants.

But thank goodness Trump is out and Biden is in.

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) has warned “The president and the vice president of the United States and the Democratic Party are so concerned about placating the left for open borders, children are allegedly being sexually assaulted on American soil because of their total neglect of protecting our border, protecting this country, and protecting these kids, whether they’re dropped over the fence, whether they’re sexually assaulted, whether they’re sent into the country into sex trafficking. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have this on their hands.”

Reuters reports that U.S. border authorities apprehended over 171,000 migrants in March, including 19,000 unaccompanied minors, 53,000 family units, and 99,000 single adults.

Doesn’t sound like much of a “good path”.

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