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 June 18, 2020
“Living in America means calling the police could kill someone…”

"Living in America means calling the police could kill someone and calling an ambulance could bankrupt someone” was posted on Twitter by Weston David Pagano on June 15, 2020. The saying about the quality and costs of policing and healthcare in America went viral.

“Welcome to America. Where calling the police can kill someone and calling an ambulance could bankrupt you. Defund police and health care for all. It’s really simple” was posted on Twitter by Tyler Moore on June 18, 2020.


Twitter
Weston David Pagano
@westonpagano
Living in America means calling the police could kill someone and calling an ambulance could bankrupt someone.
10:06 AM · Jun 15, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
TheBusyNightOwl
@Night0wl2060
Replying to @westonpagano
Well, yeah, calling the police could kill someone, even outside the U.S., but for the ambulance part, I think ambulances are free in individual states if I recall correctly.
2:22 PM · Jun 15, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Jamie Wells
@team_yellow
Imagine calling an ambulance could bankrupt you. That shit is real in America.
6:08 PM · Jun 15, 2020·Twitter for Android

Twitter
M.GHAZAL
@ghazal67
Living in America means calling the police could kill someone, and calling an ambulance could bankrupt someone.
#usa #USAonFire #USAProtest
#just_saying
3:55 AM · Jun 17, 2020·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Tyler Moore
@TyBoTheKing
Welcome to America. Where calling the police can kill someone and calling an ambulance could bankrupt you. Defund police and health care for all. It’s really simple.
8:44 AM · Jun 18, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Sam S
@SamPhDEng
Two things to avoid in the US:
Calling the police could kill someone, and calling the ambulance could bankrupt someone.
12:34 PM · Jun 20, 2020·Twitter for Android

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • Thursday, June 18, 2020 • Permalink