A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from January 14, 2022
“A state of emergency that lasts two years is no longer a state of emergency. It’s a power grab”

The COVID-19 pandemic extended over several years. Many governments used “emergency” powers during that time period.

“A state of emergency that lasts 2 years is no longer a state of emergency. It is a dictatorship” was posted on Twitter by The Resolutist on January 10, 2022, and this tweet went viral (over 30,000 likes). “A state of emergency that lasts two years is no longer a state of emergency. It is a dictatorship” was posted on Twitter by Dame Abi Roberts on January 14, 2022.

“A state of emergency that lasts two years is no longer a state of emergency. It’s a power grab” was posted on Twitter by James Melville on January 14, 2022.


Wikipedia: COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic, also known as the coronavirus pandemic, is an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. The outbreak was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern in January 2020 and a pandemic in March 2020.

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The Resolutist
@TResolutist
A state of emergency that lasts 2 years is no longer a state of emergency.
It is a dictatorship.
1:00 AM · Jan 10, 2022·Twitter Web App

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Robert Sapiro
@RobertSapiro9
Replying to @sunlorrie
A state of emergency that lasts 2 years is no longer a state of emergency.
It is a dictatorship.
10:19 AM · Jan 10, 2022·Twitter for iPhone

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Tanker Lutz
@TutBeamer
A state of emergency that lasts 2 years is no longer a state of emergency.
It is a dictatorship.
11:16 AM · Jan 10, 2022·Twitter for Android

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Westbrook fry pan
@BulldogTrades
Replying to @nirav_mainecdc
Enough of the jabs that don’t work. 
A state of emergency that lasts 2 years is no longer a state of emergency.
It is a dictatorship.
1:14 PM · Jan 10, 2022·Twitter Web App

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The Juggernaut
@TheJuggernaut88
A state of emergency that lasts 2 years is no longer a state of emergency
It’s a dictatorship.
9:22 PM · Jan 13, 2022·Twitter for iPhone

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Dame Abi Roberts
@abiroberts
A state of emergency that lasts two years is no longer a state of emergency.
It is a dictatorship.
6:03 AM · Jan 14, 2022·Twitter for iPhone

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James Melville
@JamesMelville
A state of emergency that lasts two years is no longer a state of emergency. It’s a power grab.
4:11 PM · Jan 14, 2022·Twitter for iPhone

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Military/Religion /Health • Friday, January 14, 2022 • Permalink