Please, Mayor Bloomberg, will you just shut your pie hole? Do you really think Wall Street is going to pack up and leave, especially when you do such a stellar job shining their shoes with your tongue? And let's not forget how the NYPD was bought
Please, Mayor Bloomberg, will you just shut your pie hole? Do you really think Wall Street is going to pack up and leave, especially when you do such a stellar job shining their shoes with your tongue? And let's not forget how the NYPD was bought off to be Wall Street's own Rent-A-Cops. Quit the pissing and moaning and quit while you're ahead:
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg accused anti-Wall Street protesters on Friday of trying to destroy jobs in the city, even as he said he was sympathetic to some of their complaints.
Protesters complaining about what they view as corporate greed have been camped out in Zuccotti Park in Manhattan since last month, staging rallies and marches that have mostly proceeded peacefully but sometimes resulted in confrontations with police.
"What they're trying to do is take the jobs away from people working in this city," Bloomberg said on his weekly radio show, adding that the protests "aren't productive" and weren't good for tourism.
"If the jobs they are trying to get rid of in this city -- the people that work in finance, which is a big part of our economy -- go away, we're not going to have any money to pay our municipal employees or clean our parks or anything else."
Really, Mayor Bloomberg? Nothing else happens in NYC? How about the other 87 percent of your revenue base?
You remember billionaire Mayor Mike Bloomberg, right? The guy who had the expensive neighborhoods plowed during the worst snowstorm of the year while the rest of New York City was trapped? Yeah, that guy. Now here he is, trying to push the Read more...
Originally billed as a "First Amendment three-ring circus," yesterday's protest of the NYPD's treatment of journalists and the Constitutional rights of protesters drew only around 60 people at its peak. But with so few in attendance, why did the NYPD feel the need to block access to 79th Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues entirely? Read more...
Fahrenheit 451: The temperature at which book paper catches fire and burns.
But then, they've never gone away. The Book Killers have always been with us. Before recorded history they were with us, murdering the scholars Read more...
A peaceful protest by parents and children participating in an anti-bullying march aimed at the New York Police Department's arrests of peaceful protesters ended in tears for many of the children when paper hearts they made for Mayor Bloomberg were torn down from the fence they were hanging from by police officers.