Monthly Archives: August 2011

Day 2 of King Gloomberg’s Irene-o-CON Fiasco

Sunday. August 28, 2011. Day 2  of Bloomberg’s Irene-o-CON

(Day 1 is posted here. And here’s the link again to the  superb editorial from the NY Sun )

Yes, we know Irene caused damage and sadly deaths in areas along the East Coast, where other hurricanes too often do the same, but if this was a NY State Lottery, we’d all be rich. This was an easy bet: Irene was not going to destroy Manhattan; and she didn’t. But that didn’t stop more businesses from taping up their windows

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Irene was a bust. The rains and the wind went missing. Blew right over Manhattan. But, unfortunately, Bloomberg’s Follies was the only show in town.

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Waiting and watching. “Looking for the elusive IRENE”.

Thanks to Mayor Gloomberg, the city was a ghost town.

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Something as new as the taped up windows was garbage cans turned upside down (in anticipation of those winds that never came).

We get very high winds in Manhattan. OFTEN.  So why the upturned garbage cans. Why NOW?

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People had to get creative with their garbage.

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Otherwise, garbage in the sewers or simply dropped on the street…

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When I started my walk-about, these ‘soupy’ hats seemed to be about the biggest mess I’d seen (along with garbage sitting on the upside down cans). And the Hurricane was suppposed to have HIT by now.

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This Pedicab got creative. Parked at a local bar. He needs the theatres to make his money. No theatres. No traffic. Head for the saloon (if it was open)

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Sunday was WORSE than Saturday. The Day of Reckoning and EVERYTHING seemed to be closed. Movie theatres, Broadway theatres, restaurants, CHURCHES (and it’s Sunday).

These looked like such lucky folk. A nice hotel lobby to hang out in and have that cup of coffee..

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But this poor fellow looked so forelorn

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And then I realized some brave individuals had actually ripped down the ubiquitous tape (it was yellow here) TAPE barring us all from the subways. It was broken!

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So, I entered the FORBIDDEN ZONE. 42nd St. & 8th Ave Subway. So empty. So quiet. So spooky.

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A stairway back up to 8th Ave

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Food and drink? Compliments of Gloomberg. Not today, Gunga Din

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The exit on the West side of the Avenue had unbroken PINK tape (whatever is the PINK for?)

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At 42nd St and 7th. Cops. The only ones I’d seen today. Guess no one was gonna be ripping down tape here.

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Today, even the McD’s (along with the Starbucks) were closed

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NO COFFEE?!

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NO FOOD. There was NO PLACE for the tourists to get food.

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Like a horse going to its stall, I would see people  hopelessly glued to the McD’s

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Today there was going to be NO SHOPPING. The Eagles, Forever 21 and the Disney store were all closed up. ( no Magical  Hours today)

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Both Sephora  stores LOVED sandbags

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So did Eagles (sandbagged its doors) but, WHAT A MESS!

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Planet Hollywood got creative and did the dramatic wood-thing!

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Not sure why someone tied up the can INSIDE the B of A:

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Or WHY no one was allowed on the steps at the Victory theatre on 42nd St.

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The streets were very empty

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Til I was walking back to Duffy Square. I found Swedes who had just played some type of ball game.

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Everyone kind of hung out here. Nothing else to do.

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But the tables were locked up,. And the food stores were closed down.

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Which left us to take pictures with the naked Cowboy. Again.

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As the Swedes jogged by

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And people waved at themselves in the Forever 21 picture cam

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This taped up restaurant was east of Times Square. It just made NO sense. But, then Bloomie worked the Fear  to such a pitch that there was no logic really as to why or where to tape

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The tape on these windows looked like they’d had a few drinks before they started taping (Guess it’s the thought that counts)

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So, NYC has now become the town that Mayor Gloomberg Shut Down. TWICE

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Gloomberg’s Nanny State Rolls On and On, even when the subways don’t.

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And as King Gloomberg has so famously said, “You don’t like it, Boo me at a parade”

I hope he’s listening…..

Slide Show of Day 2


UPDATE: Here is my favorite moment on Day 3. Ran into these German Tourists. Monday AM. Said they made the T-shirts. Considering the tourists got stranded in Manhattan by Gloomberg and Co, at least they were still smiling (trust me, these kid were smiling) Unfortunately, I neglected to get their lovely faces as I chased after them.

Caught up with them at 42nd St and 8th (just before the light changed.)

 

King Gloomberg, the MTA & the Irene-o-Con of 2011

Bloomberg’s Follies: Shutting down the whole city. NOT productive. NOT necessary. Focus on Long Island, Staten Island and certain spots in the city like Battery Park but basically Bloomie seems to be into  the Big Hype. The Melodrama.  So he did the unprecedented. Shut down Manhattan Island…. at Noon…. on a Saturday.

There is a superb editorial from the NY Sun that adds even more to this scenario of Bloomberg’s Follies.

“Lousy Snow removal: Error of Omission. Asleep at the wheel.” Bloomberg shut the city down. (we have quite a few reports (6) and video on that fiasco starting here and continuing here)

And now, AUG. 2011, with “Irene”& the “Hurricane-of-the-Century” preparation looming, Bloomberg’s “Error of Commission”  has SHUT THE CITY DOWN (again).

Bloomberg and his The Nanny State rolls on…

Day 1- Saturday And, OH, the ANTICIPATION….looking for the winds and rains….The Waiting. The Watching.

The “natives” knew this was a BIG over-reaction but not “Massachusetts Mike. He managed to hype the horrors of the Irene so well that NYC on a Saturday morning was a picture of …well….FEAR.

Gee, thanks a heap, Mike.

Sat 9 AM. (This has got to be a first.) Restaurants in Manhattan with gobs and gobs of tape on their windows.

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SO MUCH TAPE.   (like we were in the Florida Keys)

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Some prettier than others…

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And the signs on the stores and theatres. Some mentioning the rains & the storm (though this sign seems a bit confused).

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Bottom line:  cell phones broken? Stay broken thru-out this whole day of impending doom.

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And if you were looking for food or coffee. Good Luck.

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Shake Shack had an interesting approach.

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No theatres.  No audience. Means: No Sardis.

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Ditto Joe Allens and its Bar Centrale.

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Restaurant Row was so, so quiet as the dreaded HIGH-NOON approached.

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The signs on the theatres had another approach. You could blame the rain or call it like it is: Nanny Bloomberg shut down the busses as well as the trains….so…NO SHOWS.

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The Helen Hayes theatre and the show “Rock of Ages” had THREE flyers of info. After all, keeping actors and patrons away from pre-sold shows. It’s complicated.

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Tourists who flew in from Europe to see Broadway shows. Nope. Nada.  NO SHOWS.

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Unless you want see “Girls Girls Girls”. They probably never close.

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Tthe Naked Cowboy had to make a heap of $$. Those pictures the tourists take with him. (5 dollah here, 5 dollah there ) It adds up.

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The cars kept moving. And the taxis did just fine thru out the whole ‘storm’. (Another financial boon amidst so much financial chaos.) So, Bloomie, why couldn’t you leave a few of the busses running?? But, noooo. The subways, as well as the busses, were shut down at Noon (with the odd choice of lots of PINK ribbon)

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Seems when you get off the trains (where-ever) you have to duck under the ribbons to exit (doing the Bloomberg doh-see- doh)

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If you’re a tourist in particular. No place to eat. No place to hang out. No entertainment.

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So people (tourists and locals) were jamming at the few food and drug stores (and liquor stores) left open. Buying mostly, from what empty shelves I saw: BEER WINE and PRETZELS . Also, due to the crush, they were using whatever boxes they could find to carry their necessities to the check out.

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And the tourists? They just continued to hang around Duffy Square at 46th and Broadway. Looking for something to do.

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Taking pictures, of course:

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Lining up to go into Eagles (the only store open on Saturday)

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And the new BOWL chairs…weighted and not likely to blow anywhere….were tied up up real real good…

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And this being New York, one of those interesting street-fellows passed by (going who knows where) but instead of hiding from Irene in a shelter somewhere, he was moving ever so slowly walking uptown….

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As the last of the busses passed by….

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The street are empty. Quiet. Too Quiet…

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It’s going to be a long night. WAITING.

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WAITING while the MTA is working, putting in at least 8 hours of OVER TIME  (at tax payer expense) shutting the whole system down. And we are told, come Monday, it will take hours for the MTA to get it up and running again. Three days of lost revenue for everyone but the MTA.

Me-thinks there be something a bit rotten in  Gloombergville (Be sure to look for the Union Label)

Slide Show of the pictures (that I took with my cell phone) Didn’t set out to take pictures but then, I just couldn’t stop.

And NEXT up. Posting on Day 2 and “Whatever happened to Irene”.

Support Bob Turner in NY A.Weiner Special Election (Turner Opposes Ground Zero Mega-Mosque)

Thanks to Pamela Geller for permission to reprint her post From Atlas Shrugs :

NY Anthony Weiner Special Election: Support Bob Turner, Opposes Ground Zero Mega-Mosque as Tenth Anniversary Approaches, Islamic Apologists Gather their Armies

The race for the replacement of Hillary Clinton’s significant other’s “husband” aka beard, Anthony Weiner, is heating up. Anthony’s “weiner” got him in quite the pickle, and his lewd and disgusting sexting of his privates, etc., resulted in his forced resignation. His “wife,” Huma Abedeen, known more for her jihadist parentage and closerthanthis (ahem) longtime relationship with Hillary Clinton, has lost her perfectly constructed cover. Huma (Hillary’s “secret weapon”) is the daughter of an “Islamic scholar” in Saudi Arabia. Her mother is a professor in Saudi Arabia. Ouch.

Back to the race. Bob Turner is within striking distance of his liberal Democratic opponent, David Weprin,  in the 9th Congressional District’s Special Election vote. If we can get enough support for Bob Turner on September 13, Bob may pull a Sen. Scott Brown upset win here.

Turner is going to need our help. And I like what he is saying. Gutsy!

Bob Turner opposes the Ground Zero mosquestrosity. It takes courage to take this stand publicly, although the overwhelming majority of Americans oppose this cultural obscenity. The fact is, anyone who dares take this stand publicly is going to take a beating, a relentless pounding from the Islamic supremacists and their media stooges. We must pound back. What can you do to support Bob Turner? Do it!

The Ground Zero mosque, in a building that was partially destroyed in the 911 attacks, is deliberately provocative, deeply offensive and inhumane. Support a politician who stands for human compassion and common decency.

We must support candidates who have the political will to stand up for America and against the leftist/Islamic machine. Turner has come out swinging in the special election and taken a righteous stand on the Ground Zero mosque. In light of this terrible war declared on us 9/11/01, bravo!

So I salute Turner, the only politician with the courage of his conviction, to speak out against this middle finger to America. Volunteer. Knock on doors. Donate. Fight for freedom!

Turner hits Weprin on mosque Carl Campanile, NY Post August 12, 2011

Republican Bob Turner unleashed an attack in the first TV ad of his campaign to fill Anthony Weiner’s congressional seat yesterday, blasting Democratic rival David Weprin for supporting the controversial mosque near Ground Zero.

In the ad (vimeo link is here) Turner calls Park51, the planned Islamic center located near the site of the 9/11 attacks, “a purposeful and confrontational act of provocation.”

Set to appear on cable-TV networks in the Queens-Brooklyn district, the 30-second spot shows footage of the World Trade Center burning.

“It’s been 10 short years. Everyone remembers. Some, though, want to commemorate the tragedy by building a mosque on Ground Zero,” a narrator says.

“President Obama thinks that’s a good idea. And so does congressional candidate David Weprin.”

Weprin said it’s “shameful” for Turner to use 9/11 “for his own political gain.”

“I knew people who lost their lives that day, and Bob Turner dishonors their memory by politicizing the attacks on New York,” he said.

What nonsense. Standing up for your country, your war dead, your system of governance is “political gain”? Weprin doesn’t know what it means. Actually, Weprin’s statement is bashing Turner’s courage for his own “political gain.”

We should get behind Turner in a big way.

This is Mayor Koch’s endorsement of Turner:

And Atlas reader Jack wrote this letter to the NY Post editor. Brilliantly done!

Bob McManus, Editorial Page Editor

Dear Editor,
What is “shameful” about the building of a mosque in the shadows of “Ground Zero” is the refusal of liberal politicians like Assemblyman David Weprin to support Congressman Peter King in calling for an investigation of the financing for the “Ground Zero” mosque.
Since the developer of the “Ground Zero” mosque, Sharif el Gamal, was able to purchase the Burlington Coat Factory building for only $4.8 million, even though the owners of the Park Place  building were offered $18 million for the building by real estate developer Kevin Glodek, then within a few months the financially troubled Sharif el Gamal purchasing a 12-story office building for $45.7 million from the politically connected Witkoff Group giving the Witkoff Group a quick profit of $14.2 million on this “flip” of real estate, were these real estate purchases related?
Also, was Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf brought in as a partner to get Middle East financing from Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal who contributed millions of dollars to Imam Rauf’s “American Society of Muslim Advancement? Another question that should be answered given Saudi Arabia’s support for the Muslim Brotherhood.
Finally, and of even more important, given the damage to America’s national security that was done by calling 9/11 families who oppose the “Ground Zero” mosque “racist” and “bigots”, before accusing his Republican opponent, retired businessman Bob Turner of politics for supporting the 9/11 families, democratic career politician David Weprin should demand that Sharif el Gamal not only disclose who his partners are, but where the “Ground Zero” mosque developers are getting their financing from as Congressman Peter King demanded. (see teapartytaxpayers.org )

Jack Coughlin

The Silent Majority is encouraging everyone to “Fight the Good Fight” to Take Back America.

Besides supporting Bob Turner, another way is to  JOIN US at the 911 Freedom Rally, 2011, Ground Zero, Tenth Anniversary

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Stop the Islamization of America: A Practical Guide to the Resistance

Stop the Islamization of America: A Practical Guide to the Resistance

Why We Must Expose These SANCTUARY Movements

This is an UPDATE (8-13-11) . A follow-up to the report on the Leftist Faith-Based Protest at the NYC Federal Building.

In answer to the question posed above, “Why we must expose the SANCTUARY movements.” Because it’s about more than just a few Mexicans coming in to this country illegally and weakening our economy…we have nothing against LEGAL immigration….It’s about the criminals & the terrorists bent on destroying all we hold dear. And the LEFTIST are helping them do it.

What appears to some to be a few feel-good rallies of Faith Leaders, is actually an assortment of the usual Leftists who support (without fail) every Marxist-Union sanctioned protest, along with the  ‘fakestinian-/anti-Israel protests, and the illegals in their ranks get a free-pass for breaking our laws. Why not. Everyone else is. If it’s anti-American (supporting our troops is verbotten) they will all be there, bonding against anything pro-America.

Global ANYTHING (Marxist oriented) is Very Good

That greedy American EMPIRE is OH-so -Bad

And our current resident in the Oval Office, the Big Zero, supports these groups.

Groups like the very RACIST La Raza and MEChA. BHO spoke recently to La Raza (see NRO’s “Obama’s Administrative Amnesty” )and the result? “Although Congress has defeated several amnesty bills in recent years, President Obama now wants to grant a backdoor amnesty to illegal immigrants by using executive-branch authority.” Not working for the Home Team, is he? “

“We could open up millions of jobs for unemployed Americans by requiring all employers to use E-Verify. This program quickly identifies those working illegally in the United States by checking the Social Security numbers of new hires. E-Verify takes only one to two minutes per hire to use, and confirms persons who are eligible to work 99.5 percent of the time. And over 270,000 employers voluntarily use it today.

Of course, lost jobs wouldn’t be as large a problem if the border itself were secure and illegal immigrants couldn’t enter in the first place. But according to the Government Accountability Office, only 44 percent of the southwest border is under “operational control” by the Border Patrol.”

The Marxist-Socialist in the Whit House, aka Barack Hussein Obama, who supports the DREAM amnesty for illegals, seems convinced that our porous borders and the subsequent infiltration of criminals and terrorists poses no threat to our freedoms and our economy. It boggles the mind….

Obama and La Raza, NOT a sign of Good Things to come….

However, for those lucky “immigrants” who have snuck across our borders, the Leftists can’t do ENOUGH for them.

 

 

 

 

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One of the perks of being an illegal is  FREE everything.

These lovely Housing Projects with lots of FREE Food (our tax-dollars AT WORK, even if the recipients aren’t)

 

FARC , Hezbollah, Columbian and Mexican Cartels are flooding our borders

 

along with ‘average’ illegal migrants from Mexico and Ecuador. Special Interest Aliens.

There are no “good numbers” on how many  of those ‘Special Interest” are here, but finding Farsi Books in the desert talking about the glories of being a shahid are not a good-sign.

Our American prisoners are found with Farsi Tattoos and in places like the Silicon Valley there are Hezbo-cells… in Northern California… where they chatter-on about “our martyrs”

And the Mexican Cartels and their Hezbo brothers are not just in Northern California . (This has been well-documented according to the reputable Lee Kaplan) When exposed, whether in Dearborn, Michigan or San Jose, California, these INSURGENTS, these criminals, are NOT deported. (Like PERVERT, Jose Alfredo Perez Hernandez who was behind 12 subway attacks and recently arrested in NYC.)

This guy’s photo was plastered all over the place for over 2 weeks and his co-workers and employer (a restaurant on E. 81st St) didn’t lift a finger to call the police. (perhaps they were all illegal)  But even so, once he was arrested, what then? Is he here illegally?

According to Joanna Marzullo, President of NY-Ice, ” I doubt they will check his immigration status.  I cross referenced his story several times…..he came from Mexico six months ago…..is learning English……that basically tells the story.” And, as we know, it’s the American tax-payer who’s going to pay for his defense and his treatment as twisted PERVERT.

And convicted spy, Nada Prouty , a former CIA agent ( Lebanese) who pled guilty to two felonies related to a sham (green card) marriage and to one misdemeanor count of unauthorized use of a FBI computer)

Oh, brother….what a picture…

Her  sham marriages that are part of her profile, are also part of her whole family’s profile and should have been reason enough to deport them all.

Prouty was revealed to be a SPY in the CIA. She was there to keep her fellow infiltrators from being exposed. But, NOPE, no  deportation. Nada is here to stay.

We have SERIOUS penetration of our National  Security, yet Obama and his co-horts don’t aggressively go after deporting these people  or imprisoning them. They do not PROTECT our borders from ILLEGALS of very questionable character from crossing into our country.

The CIA is useless. It’s not just about infiltration from Iran and the sedition of the Muslim Bros it’s also about others, like the Saudis, who are INSIDE  our government…breaking us down one brick at a time…

In our prisons, there are  Muslim converts in the Hispanic and black population and evidence continues to grow that more than Mexicans are being smuggled across our borders. Arms. Drugs. Terrorists.

In Dearborn, Michigan we have Muslim enclaves. Shiites working with local law-enforcement continue to co-opt and will eventually wall-off their areas, as they have done in England

Working in co-operation with the Leftist-Marxists are the illegal Mexican/Hispanic migrants and the “Palis”, “Radical” Muslims and converts to Islam. They have one consistent  approach, to IGNORE and break our laws.

Yet politicians like  Gov. Christie  of N.J (along with his chum Grover Nordquist (who is a major factor in supporting the illegals) continue work at making their States and cities Muslim-havens…and even more…like New York’s Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, they’ve thrown out our laws and made OUR cities  “Sanctuary Cities” for all ILLEGALS.

And those who support the illegal migrants boldly run for office.

People like American-Muslim candidate, David Ramadan, in Leesburg, Va. He even has the REPUBLICANS SUPPORTING HIM.

ERIC CANTOR , Majority Leader in the House of Representatives, is on-board with Ramadan.

Guess money really does ‘talk’ since David Ramadan has POURED thousands into Republican coffers in VA. Deep pockets-Ramadan.

Where does he get all that $$. Has  any one asked? Who’s $$ is it??

Apparently not, since  the Heritage Foundation now supports David Ramadan’s candidacy. What are they thinking? Perhaps you should ask. Give them call at 202-546-4400

And to be expected, David Ramadan is FOR the building of the Ground Zero Mosque, yet when pressed to defend that position, he LIED and said he had never given them his support. Au Contraire

Read more on David Ramadan at Atlas Shrugs

So the web of conquest grows and grows. Illegals, Islamists, Hispanics, Arabs… insurgents of all stripes and colors. Criminals ( that’s what you are when you break our laws) sneaking across our porous borders and using pre-paid birthing rooms to claim the bogus anchor-baby status (see Birth Tourism)

It’s FRAUD. It’s ILLEGAL. They soak our economy dry with welfare-fraud, use FAKE SS# and ID’s and line-up for marriages of ‘convenience’.

Critical mass…they’re working on it….

NOW is a good time to say, “NO MORE” by contacting NY-ICE.us for more information on how to fight Illegal Migration ( let’s help them RE- PATRIATE to their HOME countries)

And contact SIOA (Stop Islamization of America)  to Fight the Stealth Jihad.

SUPPORT THE GROUND ZERO CROSS

Scroll down for video of ACLJ’s speaker, Jay Sekulow, at the 9-11 Rally  in 2010. And be sure to join us at this year’s 9-11 Freedom Rally. (more details here)

 

ACLJ - American Center for Law and Justice

We are days away from filing our legal brief, and the atheists who are suing to have the Ground Zero Cross removed are stepping up their angry rhetoric. The President of American Atheists believes the reason a clear majority of Americans want the Cross placed at the 9-11 memorial and museum is because, “Christianity hates that [9/11] had nothing to do with them.” Now that is a statement born of anger and ignorance.

protect the Ground Zero Cross I want to thank you and every member of the ACLJ who is responding to these ridiculous attacks.

Over 66,000 people have already signed on to our brief using ACLJ.org. We need only 6,000 more to reach our goal of 72,000 online signatures representing the 72% of Americans who support the Ground Zero Cross.

If you have not already done so, please sign on to our brief to defend the Cross from these atheists’ lawsuit today. You can help us reach our goal by forwarding this message to your friends and by using the Facebook “Like” buttons in this email.

So many of you have already taken action in support of the Ground Zero Cross and stood by the ACLJ as we defend our liberties in court. We are days away from filing our legal arguments in this case with the court; but because of your support, I want to give you a first look at what we are going to say.

Here is a short excerpt of what we will be presenting to the court:

In the days and weeks following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the challenged World Trade Center Cross (the “Cross”) had a widely documented and positive effect on the first responders at the Ground Zero site. It is entirely appropriate and lawful for the curators of a museum to acknowledge the Cross’s historic role by placing it in the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. The Supreme Court of the United States has directly addressed the constitutionality of religiously-themed museum exhibits and has clearly held that such exhibits are within the realm of appropriate government speech. In fact, the constitutionality of religious displays in museums has long been presumed by the Court. Simply put, historically significant religious artifacts can be displayed in taxpayer-supported museums, and any contrary ruling would lead to absurd results.

I made a similar argument in Pleasant Grove v. Summum to the U.S. Supreme Court and won. The amicus brief we are filing to keep the Ground Zero Cross at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum is just the first step in what will be a long legal battle, but I am confident we will win this battle as well.
Please join us in defense of the Cross by joining the Committee to Protect the Ground Zero Cross today. We need only 6,000 additional online signatures. You can help push us over the top.
Once you have signed, please encourage your friends, coworkers, and neighbors to join us in this fight by forwarding this email. You can also join the nearly 10,000 Americans who have shared the Committee to Protect the Ground Zero Cross on Facebook by using the “Like” buttons in this email.
Thank you for taking a stand for the Ground Zero Cross and for your continued support for the ACLJ.

Sincerely,

Jay Sekulow
ACLJ Chief Counsel P.S. I just told you a little about the winning argument made resulting in a precedent-setting, unanimous decision by the U.S. Supreme Court Justices in a case that has significant bearing on the current Ground Zero Cross case. You can hear the argument I made before the U.S. Supreme Court and watch a short, three-minute video about that case by following this link to ACLJ.org and scrolling down to the case name: Pleasant Grove v. Summum.

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VIDEO OF JAY SEKULOW speaking at the 9-11 Ground Zero Rally in 2010

Second Annual 911 Freedom Rally at Ground Zero

DEAR FRIENDS,
Please join us at Second Annual 9-11 Freedom Rally. Hope you can be there with our hosts Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer.
Ground Zero- 3 PM- 9-11-11

911 Freedom Rally at Ground Zero

AFDI/SIOA 9/11 Freedom Rally: Stand Against Ground Zero Mosque, and Durban III, Stand for AmericaNEW YORK: The human rights organization American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) will be hosting its second annual 9/11 Freedom Rally on September 11 at 3pm at Park Place and West Broadway.

Free citizens are coming from all over the U.S. to attend the rally. “It is crucial to stand for freedom on this tenth anniversary of the heinous 9/11 jihad attacks,” said AFDI Executive Director Pamela Geller. “We must show the jihadists we are unbowed in the defense of freedom.”

AFDI and its Stop Islamization of America (SIOA) program are encouraging all Americans to stand against the Islamic supremacist mega-mosque at Ground Zero and the anti-Semitic Durban III conference that will be held in New York City at the same time, and for American values on the tenth anniversary of the worst attack ever on American soil.

The confirmed list of speakers includes 9/11 family members Alexander and Maureen Santora, who lost their firefighter son Christopher; Sally Regenhard, whose son Christian was killed on 9/11; Nelly Braginsky, who lost her son Alexander; and others.

Other speakers include former U. S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton (video message); the courageous ex-Muslim human rights activist Wafa Sultan; war hero and North Carolina Congressional candidate Ilario Pantano; former prosecutor and bestselling author Andrew C. McCarthy; popular radio host Joyce Kaufman; Darla Dawald, National Director of the Patriot Action Network; James Lafferty of the Virginia Anti-Sharia Taskforce (VAST); Coptic Christian activist Joseph Nassralla; Iraqi ex-Muslim Paul Gaynos.

https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=190834944304281

AND join us for the the screening of amazing Ground Zero movie that evening at 8 PM

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Read the latest on the GZ mosque and the 9-11 rally HERE:
http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2011/07/911-freedom-rally-at-ground-zero.html

Residents of Sheepshead Bay still fighting proposed Mosque/Community Center

AN UPDATE FROM THE BRAVE CITIZENS OF SHEEPSHEAD BAY.
Thursday, August 4, 2011

    

Bay People Inc.
1421 Sheepshead Bay Rd.
Post Mail Box 288
Brooklyn, NY 11235
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

This media release is to address the unfortunate situation where a Community Center is being pushed upon a community in which absolute majority opposes the facility in question.
Thousands of neighborhood residents view this construction for what it is: a clever manipulation of zoning laws and building codes by the developer, who is trying to squeeze in something designed to accommodate over three hundred people, just feet from their bedroom windows and front doors on a quiet residential block.
Residents of Sheepshead Bay deserve honest and meaningful media coverage of their opposition to the proposed Mosque/Community Center on Voorhies Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. We are not affiliated with any political party. Our activists do not share common religion, race or heritage.
Bay People Inc. collected hundreds of signatures from people opposing construction. We made phone calls, wrote letters and emails to every local and national politician representing our neighborhood. Unfortunately, our pleas were addressed to people like Carl Kruger in State Senate and Anthony Weiner who represented us in the US Senate. Needless to say, we received no help from Mr. Kruger or Mr. Weiner, not even a text message.
We oppose this Mega-Mosque/House of Worship for the following reasons:
  1. It will disrupt our quiet residential way of life.
  2. Additional foot and car traffic will indanger  children attending public school, located across the street.
  3. Mosque traffic will negatively affect both drivers and pedestrians living in the area.
  4. Calls to prayer five times a day will destroy the quality of life most people residing here are accustom to.
  5. Dozens and hundreds of people congregating at the facility every single day will create unbearable noise as they enter and leave the premises.
  6. Developers refuse to accommodate for parking spaces- lying to DOB about total occupancy during prayer times, constantly changing the floor plans whenever community asks questions.
  7. Members of the community are accused of being racists, terrorists, and bigots simply for trying to defend our rights.
  8. The ill-conceived project is moving forward, helped by the constant lying and manipulation of plans and permits, and despite multiple  fines (to date more than $30,000), violations,  and creating false statements in court documents.  So far there are 23 complaints, 21 ECB violations, 1 DOB violation, and 1 OSHA violation, 2 full stop work orders, which were ignored until the foundation was completed.
  9. Our concerns have been brought to city officials and government departments, but hardly anyone has seriously listened or met with us to help us stop this construction, preserve our quality of life and protect our real estate values. Our politicians need our votes but time and time again hide behind political correctness when the community needs them.
  10. Residents are very concerned with who is backing this construction financially. We know that MAS is in charge of overlooking the project.  We have questions and concerns that are not being answered by the other side.
The community still has many more questions, and a lot more information to provide. 

Please help us get our story out!