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A friend of mine who works in another city department forwarded this to me. It’s an email from Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney regarding the George Floyd riots. I believe it gives outsiders a view into the mayor’s (and the city’s) worldview.

Black communities across the country and right here at home are in pain. I recognize that years of trauma and violence, caused by a long history of institutional racism, have led to this moment. Know that I believe in the cause of the protesters, and I stand behind them 100 percent.

I appreciate the work you are doing during an incredibly challenging time on several fronts—a pandemic, the most difficult budget situation in recent history, and the shared grief we’re facing now.

Nearly half of our diverse workforce are Black Philadelphians; we know that they and many other members of our City government family are personally affected by what’s happening on our streets. Know this: I am thinking of you and fighting for you. Our administration will work hard to dismantle our broken system and rebuild one that works for all Philadelphians.

A symbol of that work happened today. Overnight, we removed the statue of Frank Rizzo from the front of the Municipal Services Building. The statue has understandably enraged and hurt many Philadelphians, including those protesting the heinous murders of George Floyd and too many others.

The removal is a small step. We now need to do the hard but critical work of engaging in dialogue and making real changes that forge a path that leads to true equity for all residents. I am committed to doing this work in the pursuit of racial and economic justice so that our communities can heal and all residents can prosper in our great city.

Unfortunately, the last few days have also resulted in devastation and destruction of many commercial corridors throughout the city, so many of which are also in communities of color. These businesses and communities will need rebuilding even as we work on the deeper issues that led us to this place.

Over the next days, weeks, and months I will be engaging in dialogue with community members to help address injustices and build a more equitable city. It’s up to us as public servants to represent our city and set an example for our neighbors—both in today’s uncertain times and in the future as we recover together.

We will get through this and make real change together.

Yours in service,
Jim

Jay Inslee Embraces Fascism

Leftist Washington Governor Jay Inslee has mandated while you do not need ID to vote, you absolutely will need an ID if you patronize a restaurant.

Restaurants in Washington state will be required to keep a log of each dine-in customer to facilitate contact tracing during phase two of the state’s coronavirus reopening plans. As part of the requirements, the log must be maintained for 30 days and must include each customer’s telephone number and email address, and what time they came in to eat.

Well, R.I.P. Washington eateries, because there is no way I would ever agree to those terms.

“If you have somebody who has become sick and they were sitting right next to a person at a restaurant, to be able to identify that person could be very valuable for their health to try to save their life, and so we put that in place,” Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday.

This is only the first step for the “If it saves just one life” crowd. After a year or so, they’ll be demanding cameras at every intersection and tracking devices implanted into everyone’s palm.

In order to remain open, restaurants must also meet a dozen other requirements including operating at 50% capacity or below, and seating no more than five guests at each table.

Inslee has also been recorded by a local Washington paper, The Lynwood Times saying that if the people of Washington do not cooperate with contact tracing [they] will be confined with no food.

So you will submit to Inslee’s highly unconstitutional order or you will be starved into compliance.

Andrew Cuomo Is A Piece Of Filth

Leftist New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has decreed that all medical professionals who voluntarily traveled to help with the Chinese Wuhan outbreak will now have to pay state income taxes.

Health care workers that traveled from across the country to volunteer to help fight New York’s coronavirus outbreak will have to pay state taxes, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced according to PIX 11. In a Tuesday news conference, Cuomo said the state isn’t “in a position to provide any subsidies right now because we have a $13 billion deficit.”

Whose fault is that, Andy? You have been governor of New York since 2011, so my guess is you are the jackass who incurred a $13 billion deficit. Now, like every failed Democrat politician, you’re going to balance the budget on the backs of medical personnel who VOLUNTEERED to help your citizens. You truly are the most despicable politician in the nation.

It’s okay, though, because Cuomo has a plan: he’s demanding a government bailout!

“So there’s a lot of good things I’d like to do, and if we get federal funding, we can do, but it would be irresponsible for me to sit here looking at a $13 billion deficit and say I’m gonna spend more money, when I can’t even pay the essential services,” he added.

First, that’s not the government’s problem. Second, it’s not the other states’ problem. Third, it’s not my problem. Honestly, they can put a fifty-foot wall around the entire state and shut it off from the rest of the country. Literally no one would care less about the state or the leftist citizens which reside there.

The Greatest Story You’ll Read This Year

U.S. soccer “star” Megan Rapinoe and her band of egotistical, anti-American “females” were kicked in the balls – literally, for Rapinoe – after a federal judge dismissed their ridiculous equal-pay lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation.

Federal Judge R. Gary Klausner considered the USWNT’s “equal pay” claim alleging that the women’s team faces sex-based pay discrimination compared to the U.S. men’s soccer team. He found it so baseless that he dismissed it without allowing it to proceed to trial. He did allow a few claims related to travel conditions to proceed, but the equal pay claim was the heart of the lawsuit, and it was rejected out of hand.

“The statements offered by Plaintiff [USWNT] are insufficient to establish a genuine dispute that [female players] are paid at a rate less than the rate paid to [male players],” the judge wrote in his decision. “Defendant [U.S. Soccer] has presented evidence that the [USWNT] was paid more on both a cumulative and an average per-game basis than the [men’s team].”

Wait a minute, our American Heroes – who dropped and stepped on the American flag and threw out F-bombs during their NYC parade – were lying? I am shocked and appalled!

But even considering this stark difference, the entity which the USWNT sued, U.S. Soccer, actually pays them more than the men. Former U.S. Soccer Federation President Carlos Cordeiro wrote:

Over the past decade, U.S. Soccer has paid our Women’s National Team more than our Men’s National Team. From 2010 through 2018, U.S. Soccer paid our women $34.1 million in salaries and game bonuses, and we paid our men $26.4 million — not counting the significant additional value of various benefits that our women’s players receive but which our men do not.

Yeah, like hormone therapy for dudes like Rapinoe. For the record, FIFA – the international soccer body – pays men more than women, mostly because the payouts are determined through television ratings. The 2018 men’s World Cup pulled in 3.5 billion viewers, whereas the women’s World Cup pulls in dozens.

Either way, this is a great day for America!

Mein Führer Wants Citizens To Snitch

Nazi NYC mayor Bill de Blasio has asked his citizens to take photos of New Yorkers who are not practicing social distancing before texting them to an “enforcement” wing.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio posted a video to Twitter Saturday encouraging residents to take photos of and report other people for violating social distancing guidelines.

“All you’ve got to do is take the photo and put the location with it, and bang, send a photo like this and we will make sure that enforcement comes right away.”

“Text the photo to 311-692 and action will ensue. Enforcement will come to get the help we need,” he added.

So, once der Führer receives the photo, he will mobilize his Brownshirts to the location and “fix the problem.” I assume that means fines, arrests, and possibly beatings. By the way, de Blasio walks in Prospect Park every day, so he’s not only a fascist, but also a hypocrite.

If you like your fascism, you can keep your fascism.

Fascism, It’s What’s For Dinner

So I saw this story the other day and I assumed it was something from The Onion or The Babylon Bee. The Raleigh (NC) Police Department arrested people who were peacefully protesting North Carolina’s shutdown.

Sadly, this actually happened in the United States of America.

Police arrested protesters at a #reopenNC rally in North Carolina, where restless citizens demanded businesses in the state be allowed to reopen.

North Carolina is one of 43 states currently under a stay at home order over the coronavirus pandemic. Protesters gathered flying “Don’t Tread on Me” flags, and one person could be seen holding a sign reading “freedom isn’t free.”

The Raleigh Police Department tweeted that the protesters were in violation of Democratic North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order, and asked them to disperse.

When asked what part of the governor’s order the protesters were violating, the Raleigh PD Twitter page responded with, “Protesting is a non-essential activity.” Are you f**king kidding me?

Dear citizens of North Carolina, please submit your lawsuits in an orderly fashion, and see to it this despicable governor is removed from office. Thank you.

True Supermarket Stories

Since the Wuhan virus destroyed the American economy – and arguably, America itself – many regular, everyday chores have been turned into exhausting battles with stress, other humans, and essential businesses.

Yesterday I needed to head to the supermarket. We usually head to the ShopRite in Bensalem, PA, outside the city and far from Philadelphia’s disgusting beverage tax. Every visit there is usually a pleasure, but yesterday’s trip resembled something out of Venezuela… or Mad Max: Fury Road.

I arrived to find a half-full parking lot – going after dinner was a good move – but as I grabbed a cart I noticed there was a line waiting to get in. “I’m sorry, is this a supermarket or an NHL playoff game?” The store was only letting a few people in at a time, and with heavy winds and temperatures in the 40’s, I was not entirely pleased with this development. It took about ten minutes for me to receive the Golden Ticket…

Continue reading “True Supermarket Stories”

NJ Governor Believes He Is A Dictator

New Jersey is arguably one of the worst states on the entire eastern seaboard. The state is filled with uber-leftists, high taxes, and politicians who believe the Constitution is simply a document to be avoided.

Take New Jersey’s Phil Murphy, for example; the worst governor in America.

During a wide-ranging interview on Wednesday night’s edition of “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Carlson asked Murphy about New Jersey synagogue congregants who were “arrested and charged for being in a synagogue together.”

“Now, the Bill of Rights, as you well know, protects Americans’ right, enshrines their right to practice their religion as they see fit and to congregate together, to assemble peacefully,” Carlson said. “By what authority did you nullify the Bill of Rights in issuing this order? How do you have the power to do that?”

“That’s above my pay grade, Tucker,” Murphy responded. “I wasn’t thinking of the Bill of Rights when we did this…”

Not thinking about the Bill of Rights is the default setting for Democrat politicians, especially when there are more important items on the agenda; such as acquisition of power.

“We have to find a different way to worship. I think that’s the point,” said the New Jersey governor.

“Government’s not allowed to tell people how to worship,” said Carlson.

That’s also written somewhere in the Constitution… let me flip through the pages, oh yeah, here it is, THE FIRST AMENDMENT! I would question how Murphy has not been recalled, but then I remembered New Jersey is a garbage state filled with people who think he’s doing a bang-up job. Enjoy your fascism, New Jersey; it looks good on you.

By the way, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf – another leftist stooge – has mandated everyone must wear a mask when they head out to essential businesses. The irony here is Wolf will veto a bill which would reopen all of the state’s businesses, so you won’t have to wear a mask to many places.

Wolf made his bones as a businessman, so his decision to ruin the state’s economy is puzzling.

WHO Threatens President, United States

The head of the completely useless World Health Organization threatened President Trump yesterday, warning him to not politicize the Chinese Wuhan virus.

Yes, why should we remind people the virus was released in China and the ChiComs sat on their hands for nearly three months before admitting its actions?

The director of the World Health Organization warned President Donald Trump to “refrain from politicizing” the coronavirus pandemic “if you don’t want many more body bags.”

Trump suggested Tuesday he would cut off U.S. funding for the WHO over the organization’s response to the outbreak, and their relationships with China. According to Bloomberg, the U.S. intelligence community concluded China had lied about the initial COVID-19 outbreak by under-reporting deaths.

“If you don’t want many more body bags you refrain from politicizing it – please quarantine politicizing COVID,” WHO Director Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said to reporters on Wednesday.

Or, how about this? You shut the f**k up, and we’ll decide whether or not we’ll cut of your funding, you bought-and-paid-for ChiCom hack.

Democracy Dies In Fascism

A leftist advocacy group, at the behest of mainstream media organizations like CNN and the Washington Post, demanded the FCC investigate media outlets which continue to broadcast President Trump’s Wuhan virus press conferences.

The balls on these people.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai dismissed a petition for the agency to investigate news networks that air President Donald Trump’s press briefings on coronavirus.

The independent government agency slapped down a request from advocacy group Free Press because press freedoms are too important, Pai said in a tweet Monday announcing the decision.

“The federal government will not — and never should — investigate broadcasters for their editorial judgments,” Pai said in the statement. “We leave it to broadcasters to determine for themselves how to cover this national emergency, including live events involving our nation’s leaders.”

Of course, the previous administration would have jumped at the chance to deny First Amendment freedoms to media outlets they didn’t like.

Pai’s tweet and press statement comes after Washington Post columnist Margaret Sullivan demanded Saturday that news networks stop live-broadcasting Trump’s near-daily coronavirus briefings.

For nearly four years, the media has been screeching that President Trump is denying them their First Amendment rights, and here they are, demanding the president’s – and their media rivals’ – be curtailed. The leftist media is despicable, and they deserved to be shunned.