Socialist Peekskill Councilwoman Agudelo Triples Down on Not Reciting Pledge of Allegiance

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Admitted Socialist Peekskill Councilwoman Vanessa Agudelo continues to embarrass and scar the City of Peekskill with her anti-American stance. After being exposed for refusing to state the Pledge of Allegiance as an elected official, she not only doubled-down in her next public appearance by defiantly holding her hands behind her back during the Pledge, she tripled-down by taunting area veterans on Memorial Day by not saying the pledge.

Yes, she attended the Peekskill Memorial Day Ceremony and disrespected the veterans and their families to their face! She purposely disgraced the memory of those who gave their lives so she can pull the stunts she does. It is now beyond the pale. From what we have learned from people who were at the ceremony, the crowd was upset when Agudelo showed up and then disgusted when she didn’t recite the pledge. Her attendance was by pure calculation and an attempt to put the issue to rest. Well, it didn’t quite work out the way it was planned – it backfired big time.

It was a calculated maneuver cooked up by her political handler, Mike Morey, to hold a potted plant the WHOLE TIME as if that would be the perfect excuse to prevent her from being able to perform the pledge. Really? All she had to do was set it down and show the respect she should as an elected official. Yeah, we know, First Amendment, blah, blah, blah. That is not the point here. She was ELECTED to represent the community. She has a responsibility to show respect and dignity for her office – something she proudly has none of. Her stunt only added fuel to the fire. It is not going away. She would have done herself, and the community for that matter, a better service by just staying away.

When her refusal to say the pledge became public, the community was in an outrage. Now, the veterans of the area are beside themselves with anger. To be disrespected in person at such a solemn and important event is beyond all understanding or forgiveness. It was poking the bear.

https://www.theexaminernews.com/veterans-advocate-rips-councilwoman-for-not-saying-pledge/

This controversy has gone INTERNATIONAL (see below). Yes, not since Mary Foster’s embarrassing ban on clapping caused international negative news for Peekskill has such an accomplishment been achieved. Another world-wide blemish on Peekskill. Thank you, Peekskill Democratic Party.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5705943/New-York-city-councilwoman-refuses-say-Pledge-Allegiance.html

Clapping Ban.jpgMayor Mary Foster Brings International Embarrassment to Peekskill

Speaking of the Peekskill Dems, they are backing Agudelo 100%! They think it is great. What? Yes, they are actively executing a Morey plan to lend public support and attack those who take offense to her action. Another miscalculation that is backfiring. Remember when we warned about the Peekskill Dems not being what they seem? Their initial motto for the 2017 election was “We are not our Parent’s Democratic Party.” It was a move to the extreme left. They no longer wanted to be identified as Democrats but rather as Progressives. When many Democrats in Peekskill did not climb on board such a platform, the party quickly dropped the motto. The reality is, however, they did not drop the mantra. The Peekskill Democrats have been overrun by alt-left radicals that plan big changes for Peekskill. Being anti-American, anti-veteran, anti-law enforcement, anti-code enforcement, and anti-first responder is at the core of their beliefs.

Even with local businesses spending a lot of money trying to establish a destination area here, many residents are moving out. InsidePEEK has received numerous messages to this issue. Any optimism for Peekskill’s future died with the last election. The school system has declined at an alarming rate and the rampant litter, graffiti and illegal housing has only accelerated the exodus.

Below are just a few of the comments we have received from area residents:

“I am outraged over the recent actions by this councilperson! If people knew about her before the election she wouldn’t have been voted in.”

“It has only been 4-5 months but the condition of the city is horrible. Garbage everywhere, weeds, graffiti and unkempt parks. Is it a management problem or a lack of concern?”

“Agudelo should resign her position. She is allowed her personal views but to not say the pledge at an official government meeting is disrespectful to the entire population. She needs to go.”

“Hey InsidePEEK, if you go on social media look out for the Democrat trolls who are organized to defend Agudelo and the dem party in general and attacking anyone who questions or has a counter opinion. Here are some of the many names to look out for: Brophy, Heckler, Martin, Winterfield, Villa, Bongar, Nunley, Fassett, Clausen, Morey, Levine, Kane, Berger, Coniglio, Stark, Claxton, Rigger, Flaherty, Sullivan, Paglia, Bitter. This is from a local democrat who likes what you are doing. Keep it up!”

We even received this email from one of our readers that included a captured Facebook post:

“This person is a Democratic Party member who constantly posts negative things and attacks people. She is a local public school librarian who was hired without the proper certification over individuals who should have been hired for the job. From what I was told she was hired only because of her ties to the Democratic Party and her help to get an illegal bond passed many years ago. I think it is time InsidePEEK starts looking into the school district and their ties with the democrats.”


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While we have received messages in the past regarding the school district, we are not sure we have the capability to start investigating there. There is so much for us to cover and it is growing by the day. We included this message because it reinforces what we have been proving about the Democrats being alt-left. Knowing that the anti-American mantra is being allowed in the public schools shows the overall plan and the indoctrination process at work. And she thinks it’s just fine.

Based on the feedback we have been getting from our readers, there are many eyes being opened and the mistake of the last election is becoming obvious. Only time will tell if enough residents will wake up to save the city before it’s too late.

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5 Comments

  1. Antoinette P.

     /  June 4, 2018

    I am so happy I have left Peekskill. Voting out Catalina & his staff was a BIG MISTAKE!! You reap what you sow.!!

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  2. Yes, it is truly heartbreaking what is happening to our beloved Peekskill. On the one hand, you have Mr. Lanza buying up every piece of real estate in sight and expanding his empire, such as it is, while greatly improving the Downtown area.. On the other hand, you have the dark forces of the Antifa Dems who are completely in sync with their Deep State buddies like Schumer and Pelosi, and whose antics are such an embarrassment.

    While it is surely a wonderful thing that an entrepreneur such as Lanza has decided to spend his fortune improving the city, one has to wonder if anyone has considered the Law of Unintended Consequences as it pertains to what has happened to Restaurant Row as a result of all of the new restaurants.

    When it comes to Peekskill- we are indeed living in interesting times.

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  3. Johnathan OBrien

     /  June 5, 2018

    This is so sad. How does somebody like this get elected to represent a city? What a piece of garbage. If you do not like living in the states and what we stand for why not just pack your things and get out.

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  4. George Johansen

     /  June 5, 2018

    Peekskill needs a daily newspaper. This group operates in secret and the population has no idea what they are doing. We are in trouble!

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  5. Maggie L

     /  June 7, 2018

    No Country is perfect or without fault.. No family is perfect or without fault.. being an elected official and protesting the pledge is an ignorant act as well as throwing “shit” at your own house.. there are other ways to show discontent to an issue or issue’s but to do this creates a divide for way worse then what she’s likely protesting to get in… I guess she does not understand that “United We Stand, Divided We Fall” By being an elected official you make the first step towards changes or improvements representing the people. Not saying the pledge means that you don’t stand for what you were elected to do? I have no idea what her causes are..but her display is not productive and immature as well as in extremely poor taste.. I’m for fairness in all ways..not one side or the other.. but this is not a side.” I pledge Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands One Nation Under God, indivisible with Liberty and Justice for All” yes I will always pledge to that.. and I will NEVER turn my back on my Country and Ms. Agudelo your ignorance can’t make me

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