Stock Market Surges on Impeachment Vote/ Shoplifters Take Over California

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 301 points(!) on the day after Democrats announced their impeachment inquiry vote against president Trump.

This shows that America is not taking impeachment seriously which is great news for the president.

Here’s more good news from CNBC after the October jobs number exceeded expectations:

Jobs growth data for September and August was also revised substantially higher. September’s number was revised up to 180,000 from 136,000. August jobs growth was revised to 219,000 from 168,000.

So Trump is on a roll and Democrats are sucking their thumbs. Typical!

Trump Flees New York City

President Trump, a born-and-bred New Yorker, has changed his permanent residence to low-tax Florida. He has made the move because of the terrible treatment that he has received from anti-Trump New York politicians and also to escape New York’s increasingly burdensome taxes.

His new home will be the Mar-a-Lago estate that he owns in Palm Beach. The mansion was built by Marjorie Merriweather Post and is one of the grandest private homes in America. Trump tweeted:

“I cherish New York, and the people of New York, and always will, but unfortunately, despite the fact that I pay millions of dollars in city, state and local taxes each year, I have been treated very badly by the political leaders of both the city and state. Few have been treated worse

“I hated having to make this decision, but in the end it will be best for all concerned. As President, I will always be there to help New York and the great people of New York. It will always have a special place in my heart!”

NBC reported that Trump has spent 99 days at his Florida home since becoming president while he has spent only 20 days at Trump Tower in New York City.

Far-left Democrat New York governor Andrew Cuomo tweeted:

Good riddance. It’s not like @realDonaldTrump paid taxes here anyway… He’s all yours, Florida.

But of course Trump paid taxes. It is hard to know what Cuomo is saying. It appears to be more Trump Derangement Syndrome.

So what is going on here?

Well, just ask Rush Limbaugh, who fled New York in 1997 after tiring of the huge tax burden. Limbaugh’s departure has been followed by thousands of wealthy people who have relocated to Florida. And when they take their wealth with them it subtracts from the New York state and City budgets since “the rich” are heavily taxed and account for an extraordinary amount of tax revenue.

Cuomo even once said “God forbid they leave”… referring to rich New Yorkers departing the City after he found bigger and bigger holes in the state budget. But now he has lashed out at Trump and he did the same for Limbaugh. This shows Cuomo unable to understand the reality of what is going on.

One of the other recent departees was Carl Icahn, one of the richest men in America. This reflects very badly on New York and the trend seems to be accelerating.

Rush Limbaugh was subjected to more than 10 years of scrupulous audits after he left New York. Tax officials in New York required Limbaugh to provide detailed accounts of his residence in Florida over and over to prove that he was not still living in New York or working there. The invasiveness of the audits was daunting, according to Limbaugh. He eventually sold a New York property to end the audits.

This shows government abuse of power that conservatives oppose.

Thieves are Taking Over California, as Planned by Democrats

Fox News recently ran an article about a change in California law that allows criminals to steal up to $950 worth of merchandise and not be seriously penalized. Here are excerpts from the Fox article with a comment after each excerpt:

Fox News reported: In a lighted garage on one of San Francisco’s busiest streets, a young man in baggy trousers and messy brown hair pulled down his pants. He had been hiding two pairs of stolen jeans with the tags still on them. He handed them to another man waiting nearby, took some money, pulled up his pants and headed back into another store on Market Street — home to the city’s high-end designers and big-chain retail shops.

The incident wasn’t a one-off. These brazen acts of petty theft and shoplifting are a dangerous and all-too-common consequence of Proposition 47, a referendum passed five years ago that critics say effectively gives shoplifters and addicts the green light to commit crimes as long as the merchandise they steal or the drugs they take are less than $950 in value. The decision to downgrade theft of property valued below the arbitrary figure from felony to misdemeanor, together with selective enforcement that focuses on more “serious” crimes, has resulted in thieves knowing they can brazenly shoplift and merchants knowing the police will not respond to their complaints, say critics. comment: This is how the socialists destroy cities and states and nations in increments. This is part of their legitimization of crime, which is why crime always spikes in socialist places.

That is also why the far-left funder George Soros has been supporting radical candidates for district attorney all over the nation – to undermine cities with law enforcement officials who minimize or decline prosecution of non-violent crimes.

Yet even violent crimes are excused by the socialists. That is how millions of violent criminals and illegal aliens have ended up back on the streets to commit more crime over the last 50 years. It all started in the soft-on-crime 1960s.

Fox News reports: Over in (San Francisco’s) famous Tenderloin district, Cassie, a 21-year-old mother of two and a former heroin junkie, told Fox News that when times were tough, she too has stolen from stores.

“If my babies need diapers or formula, who is going to get that for me? No one. I have to do it,” she said. “They ain’t out here arresting people for (shoplifting) and everyone knows it.” comment: Baloney. This is the usual stuff – if you are poor you can just steal what you want. That is how the liberals destroy societies. And this comes after “the poor” have taken tens of trillions of dollars in handouts which no longer is enough. No, now they have to be allowed to steal.

Fox News reports: Proposition 47 is seen by critics as one of California’s biggest blunders. Supported by the state Democratic Party and championed by the American Civil Liberties Union, the referendum was passed by a wide margin in 2014. The idea behind it was to reduce certain non-violent felonies to misdemeanors in order to free up resources for cops and prosecutors to focus on violent offenders.

Since Proposition 47 was passed, there has been an increase in theft across the state. Cities like San Francisco have seen organized crime rings turn shoplifting into a well-organized racket involving desperate thieves and unscrupulous black-market resellers.

Among the nation’s 20 largest cities, San Francisco now has the highest rate of property crime, which includes theft, shoplifting and vandalism. comment: This is all an intentional outcome from the left. It is intended to do what the left does best – create chaos. It is no different than illegal immigration whose real goal is to create chaos in stable nations like Europe and the US.

Fox News reports: … the stealers and dealers have gotten bolder by the day. The retail heists taking place, he said, aren’t some small-time operation but instead a sophisticated network of international dealers who cross the border to buy stolen goods. What’s worse is that a majority of the handoffs happen in view of San Francisco’s City Hall. comment: Of course. Once this stuff gets going, even the international crooks come in. As planned. These crooks know who their friends are inside the US.

Fox News reports: The problem isn’t just San Francisco-based. Across the state, retailers say they have been hit hard by shoplifters since Prop 47 went into effect.
Across the bay, in Oakland, business owners say shoplifting is a problem. Spoiled Boutique owner Mika McCants told Fox News she worries about theft, especially at night.

… In San Diego County, a 7-Eleven franchise owner (said) that he has to deal with shoplifters at all six of his store locations. “It’s happening every day, hour by hour,” he said.

(The owner) said shoplifting isn’t a priority to law enforcement and said when cops do show up, the shoplifter has left the store or isn’t concerned about the citation they are issued.

“It’s becoming a lifestyle for us now because we can’t do anything much except take the loss,” he said. comment: Yep, it’s a lifestyle, just like everything else that has come out of California like drugs, promiscuous sex, militant environmentalism, political insanity and radicalism and now legalized thievery.

Fox News reports: Rachel Michelin, president of the California Retailers Association said shoplifting is not only hurting retailers but is also “becoming a public safety issue for consumers.”

She said black-market dealers frequently cross state lines because they know California will go easy on them if caught.

“They know what they’re doing. They will bring in calculators and get all the way up to the $950 limit,” Michelin told Fox News, adding that “one person will go into a store, fill up their backpack, come out, dump it out and go right back in and do it all over again.”

Michelin said she’s seen footage from member retailers that she described as “completely insane.” comment: Of course it is insane. It is exactly what the Democrats want. They are turning California into a third-world country. On purpose.

Fox News reports: Many out-of-state crime rings use children to do their dirty work because they know (that children are) low on the totem pole of prosecutions.

“There are folks that are using and exploiting children,” she said. “But I also think that teenagers know that there are no consequences anymore. It’s part of a game. If you get caught, all you have to do is get out of the store.”

She, like several others Fox News spoke to, said the situation has strained the relationship between police officers and prosecutors.

“Law enforcement [officials] are trying to protect the streets and then they might do a sting and arrest a bunch of people but then the district attorney will drop it or downgrade the charges,” she said. comment: Of course. The left-wing district attorneys are part of this scam. They have been taking over criminal justice in America for decades. That is how so many bad and dangerous people have ended up on the streets over the last 50 years.

Fox News reported: The San Francisco Police Department is collaborating closely with local businesses and our partner agencies to deter and investigate these crimes to make our city even safer and enable businesses to prosper,” San Francisco Police Chief William Scott said in the press release forwarded to Fox News. comment: Indeed, the cops are on the side of the people. But the government and the courts are not.

So Much for ‘Global Warming’…

Al Gore said in 2007 that ‘global warming’ was “settled science”. Well, after a major mid-October snowstorm in Montana Breitbart News reported on October 31:

A storm that made many areas of the Midwest feel more like winter than fall shattered a 96-year-old winter weather record in Chicago.

The historic storm system— which brought snow and cold over the Colorado Rockies this week— made it to the Midwest on Thursday morning, unleashing moderate-to-heavy snowfall in northeastern Kansas, eastern Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin.

The total accumulation expected in these areas is 3 to 5 inches of snow.

Chicago experienced its earliest snow day of the year where an inch or more of snow fell since October 20, 1989, and smashed its previous record of 0.7 inches at Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Wednesday with a whopping 1.2 inches of snow.

Through 4 pm, Chicago’s had 1.2″ of snow today. This breaks a nearly 100 year old daily snowfall record for Oct 30th, which was 0.7″ set in 1923! This is also the earliest 1″+ calendar day snowfall since Oct 20, 1989 & only the 10th 1″+ calendar day snow this early in season.

Some areas surrounding Chicago are expected to gain 3 to 6 inches of snow by Thursday, according to the National Weather Service in Chicago.

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