Category Archives: GOTHAM

Bloomberg Has A Crime Problem At Home

The New York Daily News reports Greenwich Village has become a hotspot for drugs, vice, and violence. Briefly quoting the Daily News report linked above: “You take your life into your hands when you come down here, especially after dark,” … Continue reading

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NATO ENVOY: "Children safer in Kabul than New York"

According to NATO Envoy Mark Sedwill, children are probably safer growing up in war torn Kabul, where guns are very common, than in New York City. If “safer” omits disease and malnutrition, and only includes death or injury from violent … Continue reading

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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE GUN TOTING TOURISTS

Here is a better view of the gun toting tourists in New York, circa 1906. From shorpy.com – of course: Remember, this was before the Sullivan Law, and the sight of a gun in Gotham was probably a common sight. … Continue reading

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TOURISTS CARRYING IN THE BRONX

105 years ago a pair of New Yorkers drove a REO (Ransom E. Olds) touring car from Gotham to Frisco and back. It took them ten months – and this photograph shows them at the end of their tour where … Continue reading

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ANTI-GUN BIGOTRY AT PRAVDA WEST

Pravda West, the provincial newspaper for upper Manhattan Island that misleadingly puts “The New York Times” on the masthead, has an on-line poll up. The first question is “In general, do you agree or disagree that an individual should have … Continue reading

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'S OFFICIAL, GARY BERNTSEN VS CHUCKIE SCHUMER

Former CIA Agent Gary Berntsen has taken a first primary GOP nomination to run against gun control activist Senator Charles Schumer. Berntsen is reportedly pro-gun, although a rather hasty Google search turns up a lot of links that say nothing … Continue reading

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HOMICIDE REPORTED UP 23% IN BLOOMERS BURG

According the the Daily News, the homicide rate in gun controlled New York is up 23% and people are worried. I usually get my data for that area quarterly, and normally a month to six weeks after the end of … Continue reading

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ANOTHER SELF DEFENSE STORY

The New York Daily News reports another case of self defense in Gotham. Up to eight men attempted to drag a woman off a subway train. The lady got all stabby and killed one of her attackers before she fled, … Continue reading

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