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Posted By: Imright, 7/9/2020 1:08:36 PM

Work began Thursday morning on the massive Black Lives Matter mural in front of Trump Tower. A stretch of Fifth Avenue between East 56th and 57th streets was closed to traffic as city Department of Transportation workers began measuring and stenciling the giant yellow letters onto the pavement with spray paint and tape just after 8 a.m.The Mayor Bill de Blasio-sanctioned mural will then be painted by local artists starting at 11 a.m., with Hizzoner expected to show up later.“I’m extremely proud to be here today. Black lives matter,” said retired Manhattan resident Ellen Myers, 70, who was among a small group of bystanders watching the mural go up.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird 7/9/2020 1:12:32 PM (No. 472451)
DeBlasio is intent on alienating a fair number of those who live in NYC with this stunt to get back at President Trump. It is so pointed - not just at PDJT but to those to whom Fifth Avenue has always been a symbol of NYC alone with Broadway and Wall Street. DeBlasio and his little black wife are trashing their city’s image.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird 7/9/2020 1:13:07 PM (No. 472453)
along with Broadway (When I am angry, my fingers miss keys…)
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Reply 3 - Posted by: OhioNick 7/9/2020 1:21:38 PM (No. 472463)
A precedent has been set. Political messages are now permitted on all New York City streets. It's time for the "conservative resistance" to demand their own massive, street messages. Take the matter to court if Mayor Bill tries to block our messages, just like in Washington DC, where Judicial Watch wants to paint its own message on a public street.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Tusker 7/9/2020 1:21:59 PM (No. 472464)
Yet another Schwartz György, Warren Wilhelm, Jr. funded/enabled seditionist, anti-American act of treason. Where's the DOJ in all this?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ribicon 7/9/2020 1:22:03 PM (No. 472465)
No ticket tape parade to accompany? New Yorkers will cheer this juvenile display by the child they elected as mayor.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DaBigGuy 7/9/2020 1:25:35 PM (No. 472468)
Can they gray out the "v"?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 7/9/2020 1:30:07 PM (No. 472473)
Lucifer Beelzebub Satan Deblasio BLM These aren’t people These are devils from hell
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Reply 8 - Posted by: hammondb3 7/9/2020 1:47:57 PM (No. 472503)
Nothing more than primitive tribalism on display. I thought modern people did not act this way. I thought the left was all about inclusiveness and global acceptance of all peoples from all races. People... I am being turned into a white supremacist before your very eyes and I cannot find sufficient reason to convince myself that I am wrong on the practical application of things. Morally, there are no superior races and all will face their One and True Creator. But socially? I am painted into an intellectual corner here. Someone pull me out of this.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rather Read 7/9/2020 1:59:56 PM (No. 472509)
#3 I think that pro-life groups should demand space for their mural. Make it yuge!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Lawsy0 7/9/2020 2:28:33 PM (No. 472521)
I saw on a program I watched yesterday that The Trump Tower owns the air above the structure. That is what narration said. I have no direct knowledge. I don't much think President Trump needs the street so much so the mayor can use it as his bathroom. Sanction that, Wilhelm!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: bighambone 7/9/2020 2:41:55 PM (No. 472532)
Trump Tower is a business entity owned by the Trump Organization. The Mayor and City Government deliberately painting that “whatever it turns out to be” on the pavement outside the Trump Tower is an attempt to harm and sabotage that business entity for partisan political purposes. An act that you would figure could end up in a big civil court judgement in favor of the Trump Organization.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: JimBob 7/9/2020 2:56:10 PM (No. 472542)
It's NOT a Mural. It's Graffiti... the Political Slogan of a Communist Anarchist Racist Hate Group.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: edgar 7/9/2020 3:09:32 PM (No. 472551)
NYC is gonna be just another third world s-hole with dem leadership driving the city into the ground. Such a shame.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: planetgeo 7/9/2020 3:24:22 PM (No. 472562)
"Mural"? Since when are a bunch of letters a "mural"? Worse, it's just "big Democrat grafitti" on a public street. Should be legal to grafitti your own letters over these. Go for it.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: coyote 7/9/2020 3:30:04 PM (No. 472567)
Arrest these miscreants, no trial, life term in the big house, after all, such things as individual rights, trial by jury, and assumption of innocence were invented by those dead white men they hate and that they would like to bury.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: earlybird 7/9/2020 3:34:11 PM (No. 472574)
I’m surprised the City Attorney thought this was a good idea. It is so pointed that it is clearly a malicious act. If he wanted it in Manhattan, he was pretty dumb to put it right in front of Trump Tower. Changes the character of what he was supposedly doing by putting it on a street in each of the boroughs.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: ROLFNader 7/9/2020 3:37:04 PM (No. 472580)
I dunno #8- Maybe start by changing all your Cmin7th chords to Cmaj7ths?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: MickTurn 7/9/2020 3:37:12 PM (No. 472581)
This monument too will be burned and fall...two can play this game!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Justcurious 7/9/2020 4:36:47 PM (No. 472633)
Mayor Wilhelm has proved there are no budget issues in NYC, therefore no need for $$$ from the feds.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: starboard 7/9/2020 4:52:21 PM (No. 472646)
Having grown up near The City, I've always appreciated its grand and majestic skyscrapers and all the different and unique personalities it has. Yeah, it has some warts, but even those make it an Original work of art. DeBlasio has turned NYC into a third world slum city. Trump Tower is on Fifth Avenue. Next to the Trump Tower is Tiffany's not far away is Rockefeller Center and up the street is St Patrick's Cathedral. DeBlasio is no good low life and despicable human being. Why isn't he being run out of town.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: hammondb3 7/9/2020 5:07:17 PM (No. 472666)
17... I dunno, but for some reason FM9 sounds better to my ears than F#6 at this point...
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Reply 22 - Posted by: marbles 7/9/2020 5:24:34 PM (No. 472686)
The media is given a word , in this case " mural " and they're too stupid to look up its meaning. So it gets said over and over and over. The intelligent posters on here have pointed out what blm spelled out is. .......graffiti.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: NeverForget 7/9/2020 6:29:00 PM (No. 472758)
Next time I'm in New York I'll know where to relieve myself.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: slsusnr 7/9/2020 8:45:48 PM (No. 472887)
All of this should be stopped. We're turning our cities into graffiti scarred cesspools.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: DVC 7/10/2020 2:20:44 AM (No. 473043)
That is NOT a mural, that is a slogan painted in the road. And it is a racist Marxist slogan, a hateful slogan.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: JimBob 7/10/2020 11:42:37 PM (No. 474147)
Just ONE MORE REASON to NEVER VISIT NEW YORK! By the way, New York is named after the Duke of York, who had the Exclusive License to import Slaves into the American Colonies..... Yep, the BIGGEST SLAVE TRADER OF 'EM ALL! OK New Yawk! When are YOU going to change YOUR Shameful NAME!
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