Joe Biden speaking at this years IAFF convention. His entire speech patronizes and insults the intelligence of many rank and file conservative firefighters. Particularly galling is his use of the memory of our fallen brothers to score political points. Apparently Vice President of the United States, Joseph Biden is completely ignorant of the fact the DEMOCRAT MAYOR MICHAEL NUTTER has tried to break the firefighters union and stopped our contract from being implemented for THREE YEARS. Either that or he just doesn’t give a shit. More firefighters have lost their jobs under Obama and Biden than any other administration in history.
One has to wonder if these injuries would have occurred if the city hadn’t closed/browned out so many fire stations. Decisions have consequences.
Three firefighters and four civilians were injured when a house fire erupted Sunday morning in North Philadelphia. It happened around 6:00 a.m. on the 1600 block of North 20th Street.
One firefighter is in critical, but stable condition while the other two firefighters and the four civilians are in stable condition. The Battalion Chief ordered all firefighters out of the building around 6:15 a.m. and extra medics were requested at the scene. (LINK)
Hopefully, the firefighters will make full recoveries.
Philadelphia is expected to end the arrangement that permits federal immigration agents to scrutinize the city’s computerized list of arrests, including country of origin and other data, Everett Gillison, the deputy mayor for public safety, said Sunday.
Immigrant advocates say the year-old agreement between the city and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement service, known as ICE, has resulted in deportation proceedings against immigrants arrested on even minor charges. Under the agreement, ICE agents can routinely access the city’s Preliminary Arraignment Reporting System (PARS). That agreement is up for renewal on Thursday.
“It is the mayor’s view that the PARS agreement should not be extended,” Gillison said, speaking at a South Philadelphia church meeting attended by more than 300 immigrants and their supporters. LINK
My good friend Wyatt beat me to the punch on this one but great minds think alike. In this case we are in lock step agreement. Philadelphia’s liberal Democrat Mayor Michael Nutter has just thrown every single law-abiding citizen of Philadelphia (what few we have left) under a bus fit for Barack Obama to drive. In fact he is taking a page right out of the anointed ones play book. The Democrats not only condone illegal immigration in direct violation of our nations laws they actively promote it as in this case. Most laws are meant to have a deterrent effect. By openly announcing you won’t be enforcing a law you are advocating for its violation. It’s that simple.
Philadelphia is a poor city (even though it shouldn’t be). It’s poor mostly because of the policies of the Democrat party that is firmly entrenched here and has been for a couple of generations now. It’s poor because of gross mismanagement, waste, fraud, abuse, corruption, patronage and all the other usual crimes of bad government. In short the Democrat party’s political platform.
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