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To: Bonefish who wrote (1278519)11/14/2020 9:49:42 PM
From: Wharf Rat
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"Trump's done a good job with covid-19."

First in the world in cases and deaths; can't do much better than first.

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From: Mick Mørmøny11/14/2020 10:14:30 PM
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New stats reveal massive NYC exodus amid coronavirus, crime
nypost.com
By Melissa Klein

November 14, 2020 | 3:58pm | Updated


Movers of Flat Rate Movers load the truck in front of 353 East 83rd St. and 2nd Ave. Helayne Seidman More than 300,000 New Yorkers have bailed from the Big Apple in the last eight months, new stats show.

City residents filed 295,103 change of address requests from March 1 through Oct. 31, according to data The Post obtained from the US Postal Service under a Freedom of Information Act request.

Since the data details only when 11 or more forwarding requests were made to a particular county outside NYC, the number of moves is actually higher. And a single address change could represent an entire household, which means far more than 300,000 New Yorkers fled the five boroughs.

Whatever the exact number, the exodus — which began when COVID-19 hit the city in early spring — is much greater than in prior years. From just March through July, there were 244,895 change of address requests to destinations outside of the city, more than double the 101,342 during the same period in 2019.

The escape from New York is fueled not only by coronavirus concerns, but economic worries, school chaos and rising crime, experts say.

Michael Hendrix, director of state and local policy at the Manhattan Institute, which has commissioned surveys about the state of the city, was not surprised by the data.

“I think people are afraid,” Hendrix said. “They’re afraid of catching a deadly virus and they’re afraid of crime and other quality of life concerns. One thing we also hear is about trash and cleanliness of the city.”

People wearing masks load furniture into a U-haul moving truck as the city continues Phase 4 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to slow the spread of coronavirus. Getty Images

The institute’s survey of six-figure earners in July and August found that 44% of respondents had considered moving outside the city in the prior four months. They cited cost of living as the biggest reason. More than a third, 38%, said they thought the city was heading in the wrong direction and only 38% rated the quality of life as good or excellent.

More than half, 53%, said they were very concerned about sending their kids back to school.

Major crimes have been on the rise this year with the number of murders in the Big Apple hitting 344 by October, surpassing the count for all of 2019. The number of shootings through Nov. 8 is up 94% over 2019.

“The biggest reason for people leaving the city is uncertainty about when the pandemic will be over and how quickly the New York economy will recover,” said Kathryn Wylde, head of the Partnership for New York City. “More than half a million city residents who were employed in the retail, restaurant, services sectors have lost their jobs and cannot afford city rents. The late decision on re-opening public and private schools forced many families to relocate so they could make enrollment deadlines in districts where they were living during the pandemic.”

The partnership was behind a September plea from top business leaders to Mayor de Blasio urging him to crack down on crime and quality-of-life concerns.

The postal data shows that many fleeing New Yorkers simply crossed the border to Long Island, Westchester or New Jersey. The Post Office received 21,362 change requests to Suffolk County, 18,731 to Nassau County and 15,850 to Westchester County. A total of 9,356 wanted their mail sent to Hudson County, NJ.

Moving boxes are stacked in front of an Upper West Side brownstone waiting for movers to finish packing the belongings. Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
The Hamptons — where many families have stayed in second homes and enrolled their kids in local schools — was a desired destination, with 6,500 requests to six East End ZIP codes. Easthampton topped the list of requests with 2,769 and Southampton had 1,398.

Popular locales closer to the city included Jersey City and Hoboken as well as the posh suburbs of Scarsdale and Greenwich, CT.

But some New Yorkers went far afield — 8,587 asked for their mail to go to Los Angeles and 421 to Honolulu. There were 13,009 requests for the Sunshine State counties of Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade.

The data does not show whether the requests were permanent or temporary. The Post Office will forward mail for six months when it receives a temporary request.

The stats back up what New Yorkers are seeing in the streets. Moving trucks have dotted city neighborhoods, with movers saying residents were packing out to the suburbs and beyond.

Three ZIP codes on the Upper West Side — where residents have protested two new homeless shelters and complained about rising crime — had a total 9,076 mail forwarding requests, the biggest chunk in the city.

Murray Hill, a popular neighborhood for young people, saw 2,889 requests — suggesting many residents may have gone to back to childhood homes.

In another sign that the exodus has not abated, apartment vacancies stood at 16,145 last month up from 15,923 in September and the highest number in 14 years, according to a new report.

The trend appears to be statewide, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Almost 47,000 more Redfin.com users looked to leave the state than move into it during the third quarter, roughly 35% more than the same period last year.

Meanwhile, the Journal reported, Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx accounted for the three US housing markets that are cooling down the most, in that order.

WHERE THEY FLED FROM
Top ZIP codes New Yorkers exited between March 1 and Oct. 31, 2020, with the number of change of address requests for each area:

1. Upper West Side, 10023: 3,368
2. Upper West Side, 10025: 3,000
3. Murray Hill, 10016: 2,889
4. Upper West Side, 10024: 2,708
5. Chelsea/Greenwich Village, 10011: 2,520
6. Upper East Side, 10128: 2,165
7. Downtown Brooklyn, 11201: 1,836
8. Gramercy/East Village, 10003: 1,677
9. Upper East Side, 10028: 1,631
10. Midtown East, 10022: 1,410
11. Midtown West, 10019: 1,484
12. Upper East Side, 10021: 1,506
13. Chelsea, 10001: 1,222
14. West Village, 10014: 1,192
15. Park Slope, Brooklyn, 11215: 1,006
16. Rose Hill/Peter Cooper Village, 10010: 1,002
17. Midtown, 10018: 987
18. Tribeca/Chinatown, 10013: 899
19. Midtown, 10036: 837
20. East Village, 10009: 728

WHERE THEY LANDED
Top destinations for New Yorkers who left the city between March and October, with the number of change of address requests for each ZIP code:
1. East Hampton, NY, 11937: 2,769
2. Jersey City, NJ, 07302: 1,821
3. Southampton, NY, 11968: 1,398
4. Hoboken, NJ, 07030: 1,204
5. Sag Harbor, NY, 11963: 961
6. Scarsdale, NY, 10583: 812
7. Water Mill, NY, 11976: 577
8. Greenwich, CT, 06830: 558
9. Yonkers, NY: 10701, 567
10. Jersey City, NJ, 07310: 434
11. Port Washington, NY, 11050: 414
12. Westhampton Beach, NY, 11978: 409
13. Princeton, NJ, 08540: 395
14. Woodstock, NY, 12498: 392
15. New Canaan, CT, 06840: 389
16. Great Neck/Manhasset, NY, 11021: 380
17. Hampton Bays, NY, 11946: 344
18. Darien, CT, 06820: 326
19. Mount Vernon, NY, 10550: 325
20. Long Beach, NY, 11561: 323

Source: United States Postal Service

nypost.com

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To: Wharf Rat who wrote (1278529)11/14/2020 10:17:52 PM
From: pocotrader
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this is one time being number one is not a good thing

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To: pocotrader who wrote (1278531)11/14/2020 10:24:42 PM
From: Wharf Rat
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It's a bit late to tell him that this is like golf, and low score wins.

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To: Bonefish who wrote (1278519)11/14/2020 10:25:27 PM
From: Mick Mørmøny
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Not sure what your problem is.

He is not only a pendejo. He is a complete covidiot.

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From: FJB11/14/2020 10:38:50 PM
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To: FJB who wrote (1278534)11/14/2020 10:44:39 PM
From: Wharf Rat
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You lost, in the biggest landslide ever; same # of electoral votes, and he took the popular vote by 5 or 6 mil, while Trump lost his by 3 mil. What a great, great Made in the USA landslide.

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To: Mick Mørmøny who wrote (1278533)11/14/2020 10:46:20 PM
From: pocotrader
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LOL that's pretty funny coming from a person who thinks trump knows what hes doing, "the virus is going away" "everything is fine"' "take disinfectant and unproven drugs" "what do you have to lose" who is the covid trumptard ?

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To: pocotrader who wrote (1278536)11/14/2020 10:58:37 PM
From: pocotrader
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Trump taps Rudy Giuliani to lead U.S. election legal challenges: reports


Sean Boynton

U.S. President Donald Trump has tapped his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani to lead his legal challenges against the results of last week's election, according to multiple reports.
The news was first reported by the New York Times Friday and was later confirmed by both the Wall Street Journal and ABC News, citing sources familiar with the matter.

The former New York City mayor has not publicly commented on his new role for the Trump campaign, although a spokesperson for Giuliani confirmed the move to ABC News. The Trump campaign has not responded to requests for comment.The move comes after the Trump campaign faced a series of legal setbacks Friday in Pennsylvania, Arizona and Michigan. All are close battleground states that have been called for President-elect Joe Biden and where Republican lawyers are seeking to either invalidate votes or stop the certification of results altogether.

Giuliani has been a public face of Trump's legal efforts to contest the election, which Biden was declared the winner of last Saturday.

That same day, Giuliani held a bizarre press conference outside a northern Philadelphia landscaping company where he discussed baseless allegations of widespread voter fraud there. Giuliani has continued to push those claims on his social media and video channels, as well as in some conservative media outlets.





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U.S. President Donald Trump has tapped his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani to lead his legal challenges against the results of last week's election, according to multiple reports.

© Provided by Global News Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference on legal challenges to vote counting in Pennsylvania, Saturday Nov. 7, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) The news was first reported by the New York Times Friday and was later confirmed by both the Wall Street Journal and ABC News, citing sources familiar with the matter.

The former New York City mayor has not publicly commented on his new role for the Trump campaign, although a spokesperson for Giuliani confirmed the move to ABC News. The Trump campaign has not responded to requests for comment.

Read more: U.S. election officials say no evidence voting systems deleted, changed votes

The move comes after the Trump campaign faced a series of legal setbacks Friday in Pennsylvania, Arizona and Michigan. All are close battleground states that have been called for President-elect Joe Biden and where Republican lawyers are seeking to either invalidate votes or stop the certification of results altogether.














Giuliani has been a public face of Trump's legal efforts to contest the election, which Biden was declared the winner of last Saturday.

That same day, Giuliani held a bizarre press conference outside a northern Philadelphia landscaping company where he discussed baseless allegations of widespread voter fraud there. Giuliani has continued to push those claims on his social media and video channels, as well as in some conservative media outlets.

Video: U.S. election: Giuliani claims Biden voted multiple times, does not provide proof

The Trump team's latest legal blows began Friday morning when a federal appeals court rejected an effort to block about 9,300 mail-in ballots that arrived after Election Day in Pennsylvania. The judges noted the ``vast disruption'' and ``unprecedented challenges'' facing the nation during the coronavirus pandemic as they upheld the three-day extension.

The ruling involves a Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision to accept mail-in ballots through Friday, Nov. 6, citing the pandemic and concerns about postal service delays.

Read more: Pennsylvania secretary of state asks judge to toss Trump election lawsuit

Republicans have also asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the issue. However, there are not enough late-arriving ballots to change the results in Pennsylvania, given Biden's lead. The Democratic former vice-president won the state by about 60,000 votes out of about 6.8 million cast.

The Trump campaign or Republican surrogates have filed more than 15 legal challenges in Pennsylvania as they seek to reclaim the state's 20 electoral votes, but have so far offered no evidence of any widespread voter fraud. A Philadelphia judge found none as he refused late Friday to reject about 8,300 mail-in ballots there.

In Michigan, a judge Friday refused to stop the certification of Detroit-area election results, rejecting claims the city had committed fraud and tainted the count with its handling of absentee ballots. It's the third time a judge has declined to intervene in a statewide count that shows Biden up by more than 140,000 votes.

And in Arizona, a judge dismissed a Trump campaign lawsuit seeking the inspection of ballots in metro Phoenix after the campaign's lawyers acknowledged the small number of ballots at issue wouldn't change the outcome of how the state voted for president.

The campaign had sought a postponement of Maricopa County's certification of election results until ballots containing "overvotes" -- instances in which people voted for more candidates than permitted -- were inspected. Biden has a more than 10,000 vote lead over Trump in that state.

Meanwhile, legal giant Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, which had come under fire for its work for the Trump campaign, withdrew from a lawsuit that seeks to stop Pennsylvania officials from certifying the election results.

Porter Wright filed the motion Thursday, as criticism grew that law firms backing the Republican election challenges were helping Trump defy the will of the American people.

Read more: U.S. election officials say no evidence voting systems deleted, changed votes




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To: pocotrader who wrote (1278537)11/14/2020 11:17:27 PM
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I think I read Rudy is not charging trump for his so called legal work, good thing, trump would probably stiff him

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