What has de Blasio done to New York?

DE BLASIO’S NEW YORK SLIPS TOWARD A CRISIS OF CRIME & DISORDER.

Judicial Watch: SEPTEMBER 25, 2019
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s withdrawal from the presidential race last week is a lost opportunity. A successful de Blasio effort in the Democratic primaries—his was anything but—could have sparked a necessary national debate over signs of rising disorder in American cities.

We haven’t returned to the bad old days of the 1970s and 1980s. The troubles of that era had many causes: disappearing jobs, changes in social welfare policy, changes in cultural attitudes, deinstitutionalization of the mental health system, drug wars, crack cocaine, a surging crime rate—all intersecting to drain the vitality of neighborhoods and stamp countless urban tableaus of Dantean despair. For many of the younger new urbanites, noted the Manhattan Institute’s City Journal, those days are “little more than sensational headlines from a barely imaginable world.”

But it is a world not long gone and one that could return. In New York and other urban centers, warning signs are flashing. Overall in New York, for example, the crime rate is down—way down—from the highs of the early 1990s. But shootings are up almost 8% over the previous year. Gun arrests are up more than 20%. Hate crimes have jumped sharply, a 41% increase from the previous year, according to NYPD statistics. The majority of the incidents—152 out of 290—were anti-Semitic.

Some neighborhoods are seeing an alarming increase in major crimes. In the 10 police precincts that make up the Brooklyn North police command, writes journalist Errol Louis, the first five months of 2019 saw an “8% increase in homicides, 10% increase in rapes and a 20% increase in shooting victims.” read more

9 Comments on What has de Blasio done to New York?

  1. don’t much care, like Kalifornia, these morons vote morons like him and Governor Gruesome into office so bring it on and make them pay and pay dearly for their stupidity and sheeple tendencies.

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  3. BRING IN SNAKE PLISSKIN FROM CALI…
    Can you people wrap your head around
    the demonic HORROR that will occur if the grocery stores
    went empty and the lights went out in
    New Yaawwwk City ??? Bets are on for the canary in
    the coal mine. LA or NY.

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  4. The crime rates are down? I’m skeptical until I see a metric showing crimes then and now measured by the same criteria. A lot of things have been decriminalized or changed from a greater to a lesser category. Compare apples to apples in the big apple.

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  5. OT
    Steve Hilton knocked it out of the park about an hour ago on The Next Revolution A Block.
    Catch A Replay later tonight.
    BFH Co should highlight it when the clips are up.

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  6. NYC, & all these progtard-infested cities, are all collapsing … bigly

    the biggest problem is the progtard locusts move out when their policies & consequences of their choices turn to crap & move on to infest areas that were formally peaceful, well-reasoned, lawful & orderly. turning them, in turn (no pun intended), into the same infested shitholes that they left

    call Orkin … vermin need eradication
    we need a Reckoning

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  7. “We haven’t returned to the bad old days of the 1970s and 1980s. ”

    Let’s see what happens if NYC were to get attacked now

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