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ESCAPE FROM NY! Movers Say Business in the Big Apple UP 100% Compared to 2019

posted by Hannity Staff - 8.20.20

Moving companies in the Big Apple are having a hard time keeping up with demand in recent months as countless New Yorkers flee the city for the surrounding suburbs due to CoVID and anti-police protests.

“It’s nuts out there,” said the owner of a leading moving company. “There is double the volume of customers — maybe more — than last year.”

“It felt like move-out day on a college campus,” added one local while relocating. “All the doors were propped open, and there were moving trucks and furniture everywhere.”

“We didn’t know what the summer would bring, so we didn’t ramp up hiring as quickly,” said David L. Giampietro, the CAO for FlatRate Moving. “All the moving companies were competing for workers.”

More than 500,000 people have left New York City -most middle class or wealthier- since the Coronavirus pandemic shutdown the country in March.

The City now faces a multi-billion-dollar budget deficit.

Read the full report here.

DE BLASIO SPIRALS: 2 NYPD Shot, 1 Stabbed, Mayor Says Protests Remind Him of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’

posted by Hannity Staff - 6.04.20

Two members of the NYPD were shot in Brooklyn overnight Monday and another officer stabbed in the neck as protesters defied an 8pm curfew imposed by beleaguered Mayor Bill de Blasio.

“The melee unfolded when a suspect approached a cop on Church Avenue near Flatbush Avenue at about 11:45 p.m. and stabbed him in the neck, a police source said,” reports the New York Post.

Meanwhile, the mayor faced a growing backlash after saying the violent situation reminded him of John Lennon’s utopian anthem ‘Imagine.’

“I don’t mean to make light of this. But I’m reminded of the song ‘Imagine’ by John Lennon. We played it at my inauguration! What about a world where people got along differently? What about a world where we didn’t live with a lot of the restrictions that we live with now,” said De Blasio. “We’re not there yet. The protest movement themselves is how we make progress!”

Read the full report at the New York Post.

DE BLASIO SPIRALS: Embattled Mayor Says Spike in CoVID Hospitalizations Has Nothing to do With Protests

posted by Hannity Staff - 6.05.20

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters he would be “surprised” if a recent spike in CoVID-19 hospitalizations was related to the ongoing George Floyd protests taking place in all five boroughs.

“I would be surprised if that’s what’s causing it,” de Blasio said Friday. “I think we’re much more likely in the next week [or] 10 days to see a manifestation, if there is one.”

“It is dangerous to be close together,” he admitted. “I don’t like that.”

“If you were at one of those protests, I would, out of an abundance of caution, assume that you are infected,” Governor Cuomo said Thursday. “One person, one person can infect hundreds if you were at a protest.”

Read the full report at Fox News.

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