De Blasio becomes face of NYC progres...

De Blasio becomes face of NYC progressive movement

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kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#25 Jan 1, 2014
And On And On wrote:
<quoted text>HIV?
You apparently don't understand that "kooties" is a metaphor for anything and everything that bullies call their victims. They begin in grade school and continue throughout life if their self-esteem never develops to a level sufficient to permit them to relate as adults to others.

I note that your proclivity is to bully with gross banal sexual insults. I can't help but wonder, but don't suppose you would know the answer. Hence you have no choice other than to continue bullying, but you can at least try to run away by changing monikers.

I post this not realistically believing you'll benefit from it, but as a public service to call attention to and expose your bullying. Would that you could benefit, of course.
nac

Patchogue, NY

#26 Jan 1, 2014
Nothing is going to change under de Blasio. Sure, he says he'll be a champion for the little guy & hold Wall Street & the rich accountable "for their share" ... but haven't the masses already fallen for those lies when Obama told them?

You think it will be different this time???

Think again.

Just like Obama, de Blasio is saying that he wants reform and equality. And just like Obama, de Blasio will ONLY serve the needs of the big fish on Wall Street while paying mere lip service to the rubes that elected him.

How many times will you fall for it?
De Blahhhhhsio

Riverhead, NY

#29 Jan 2, 2014
De Blasio is a re-run of Dinkins. His biggest campaign promise was ro have arrest records for whites as high, per capita, as arrest records for non-whites.

It's only fair, you know.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#31 Jan 2, 2014
conservative crapola wrote:
<quoted text>
Obamacare won't even cover that.
Well, someone needs to.
shakey

Warrenville, IL

#32 Jan 2, 2014
hey, dante....scrap the fro, the revolution is over.
AnusintheMorning

Trumbull, CT

#33 Jan 2, 2014
It won't be long before all New Yorkers realize DeBlowzio is a clown!

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#34 Jan 2, 2014
Eighthman wrote:
Democrats are pigs.
End of story.
Promises, promises.

“no one told me”

Since: Dec 07

Denver

#35 Jan 2, 2014
He and his supporters are racist scumbags, what a disgrace.

“no one told me”

Since: Dec 07

Denver

#36 Jan 2, 2014
AnusintheMorning wrote:
It won't be long before all New Yorkers realize DeBlowzio is a clown!
His crowning achievement will be saving the horses. What a POS turd he is.
Oh Dat Bammy

Babylon, NY

#37 Jan 2, 2014
kuda wrote:
<quoted text>
Blaming is easy. It's a primitive instinct, so it requires no intelligence. Leading, on the other hand, is difficult and requires intelligence, judgement and skill. Thus it usually means nothing when people blame leaders for their misfortune or failures, as may be the case.
I thought this was about Deblasio, so why are you bringing up Obama? Or, as some call him, O'Blamer.
Oh Dat Bammy

Babylon, NY

#38 Jan 2, 2014
The leftist cretin disgraceful thugs who spoke at DeBlasio's inauguration portrayed NYC as a virtual apartheid prison, with only the rich granted full rights.

The lack of grace and wisdom among the new officials is a bad omen. They talk of uniting the city when, in truth, their course can only further divide it. And, very likely, take it backwards ­after 20 years of true progress.

Neither de Blasio nor his mini-me sidekicks, Public Advocate Letitia James and Comptroller Scott Stringer, exhibited a modicum of the sense necessary to lead a complex, world-class city.

They are the new Red Brigade, and you are either with them or you are their enemy. They declared war not on problems, but on people.

Their speeches were so full of tub-thumping nonsense that it would be hard to declare any one moment the lowlight, but this one from Stringer will do: He promised a future “that puts shared prosperity above individual success.”

Whatever, comrade.

James, a graduate of Howard University Law School, talked about “million-dollar condos” with such a sneer that she might be suffering apartment envy. She brought along a human prop, the girl named Dasani featured in a New York Times ­series on homeless children.

James saluted Dasani’s parents without mentioning that they have drug and alcohol problems and children they can’t support, but that would take her into the TABOO realm of personal responsibility.

Repeated references to income inequality and social injustice were served with unintended irony, with even Clinton saying he endorsed the “core” de Blasio philosophy.

Ho, ho. This is the same Clinton who gets upwards of $500,000 for a 45-minute speech. Wife Hillary, who listened without blushing, also pulls down obscene sums for mouthing platitudes to fat cats. They are millionaires many times over, thanks to the nation they are fond of trashing.

Then there’s de Blasio himself, who owns real estate worth more than $2 million. His wife worked for big bad Citibank and his children, born in what he calls the “divisive” years of Rudy Giuliani’s administration, went to good schools and his daughter got a scholarship to a California college.

If New York is so bad, how is it that Stringer, James, the Clintons and the de Blasios are all doing so well?

At least the college student chosen to speak expressed a sense of gratitude. She came from the Dominican Republic at 15 because her mother wanted her to have a better life.

“New York City opened its doors to us,” she said.

She is a student a Medgar Evers College, part of the CUNY system. She didn’t say this, but her education is heavily subsidized by taxpayers — tuition tops out at about $6,000 — and most CUNY students get state and federal aid. That sounds pretty generous, especially for an immigrant.

The final irony is that de Blasio talked several times about the importance of public safety, after basing his campaign on attacking the Police Department. Not once did he acknowledge Ray Kelly, the finest commissioner in history.

No, the new mayor came not to praise, but to bury. He brushed off Bloomberg with a pinched compliment about his policies on environmental protection and public health, without mentioning the historic drops in crime or increases in jobs. Too inconvenient and off message for what he called his own “mission” of tackling — you guessed it — income inequality.

Like his political hero, Barack Obama, de Blasio described a tax hike as merely “asking” high earners to pay more. Asking? Can they say no?

By the end, I no longer felt sorry for Bloomberg. I envied him. He was getting out of town.

The town that will slide back to pre-Bloomberg and Guiliani when libs like Wagner and Dinkins let the thugs rule the city. And now the thugs are in city hall. The uninformed who voted for DeBlasio--a white version of Obama's empty suit, no business experience, community activist-- might as well have voted for Al Sharpton or Rev Wright.
VN Vet

Hopewell, VA

#39 Jan 2, 2014
I can't believe this idiot was elected mayor of the most important city in the US. Good Lord, you voters are stupid.
DeBlowzo

Trumbull, CT

#40 Jan 3, 2014
What a boob!
kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#41 Jan 3, 2014
Oh Dat Bammy wrote:
<quoted text>I thought this was about Deblasio, so why are you bringing up Obama? Or, as some call him, O'Blamer.
Is that you again, Pee Wee?
Oh Dat Bammy

Babylon, NY

#42 Jan 3, 2014
LOL! The ink on the De Blasio Inauguration Program isn't even dry and one of his top appointees is exposed as an Obammy-like liar. Sit back and enjoy the show folks, it's just beginning.

Everyday this idiot will prove he is worse than Obammy. This hasn't happened since Obammy proved he was worse than Jimmy Carter. De Blasio has promised to be more more "flexible" to union thugs and street thugs the same way Obammy promised to be more "flexible" to the Russians.

She lied on her first day on the job — and got caught.

Just hours after being sworn in as the city’s public advocate, Letitia James went on TV to claim that she played a key role in helping expose “the face of poverty in the City of New York” on the ‘front page of The New York Times.

James, a former City Council member, said she had appointed a task force to examine conditions at the Auburn homeless shelter in her old Brooklyn district.

When those conditions didn’t improve, James said, she acted to publicize the plight of Dasani Coates, a 12-year-old homeless girl subsequently spotlighted in a lengthy Times series.

“I was aware of it and had a little bit something to do with it,” James insisted on NY1 Wednesday night, speaking of the Times exposé.

“And, in fact, I had established a task force on Auburn, and the conditions continued. And so we decided to work together to basically put on the front page of The New York Times the face of poverty in the City of New York.”

It wasn’t James’ first attempt to portray herself as a champion of the homeless — at the inauguration, she invited young Dasani to stand at her side for the swearing-in.

But the Times refuted James’ account, saying she had nothing to do with its articles.

“Andrea Elliott [the Times reporter] met Dasani in the course of interviewing residents outside the Auburn shelter, and exposed conditions there by following the family. Andrea never talked to Ms. James, nor was she source for the story,” Times assistant managing editor Matt Purdy said in a statement.

After being called out for her lie, James quickly backtracked and changed her story.

“I commend the New York Times for highlighting this important issue on their front page but, to be clear, I was not a source behind The New York Times’ feature on Dasani and did not intend to imply so,” James said in a statement.

James, 51, said she was “proud to be a leader in calling out the challenges of homelessness in general and the Auburn facility in particular,” and maintained that she had “participated in multiple demonstrations outside the facility, along with housing and community advocates.”

James’ embarrassing about-face immediately made her the butt of jokes on Twitter, with salvos exchanged under the hashtag “#ThingsTishTakesCreditFor.”

Among the entries: Cronuts, FDR’s Bible going missing after Mayor de Blasio’s swearing-in, breaking the Watergate story, the p.r. strategy for Beyoncé’s new album, and the wheel.

One veteran political operative who has known James for years wasn’t surprised at her trying to take credit for something she didn’t do.

“She has a habit of overindulgence (NOTE: LEFTIE CODE WORD FOR A "LIE") and taking things a step too far when she speaks,” that source said.

“I think she felt a sense of guilt — the fact that she had been in office and this was in her district.

“She was overcompensating.”(NOTE: LEFTIE CODE WORD FOR A "LIE")

Several people in politics said they thought James went too far in trotting the homeless girl around as a prop at the inauguration.

“No one thought it was appropriate,” said one political source.

http://nypost.com/2014/01/03/public-advocate-...
kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#43 Jan 3, 2014
Oh Dat Bammy wrote:
<quoted text>I thought this was about Deblasio, so why are you bringing up Obama? Or, as some call him, O'Blamer.
I don't recall bringing up President Obama. Please don't make false attributions.
kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#44 Jan 3, 2014
Oh Dat Bammy wrote:
The leftist cretin disgraceful thugs who spoke at DeBlasio's inauguration portrayed NYC as a virtual apartheid prison, with only the rich granted full rights.
The lack of grace and wisdom among the new officials is a bad omen. They talk of uniting the city when, in truth, their course can only further divide it. And, very likely, take it backwards ­after 20 years of true progress...
Speaking of false attributions, your lengthy diatribe is as xenophobic as it is racist, self-centered and, of course, insulting. The ink is not dry, yet you jump to condemn and announce complete failure — the standard strategy of the right wing extremist publicity machine.

We hold elections, which means you don't always get to have everything your want. Get over it and vote in the next election. It's embarrassing to act like a poor looser.
Cat74

Plainfield, IL

#45 Jan 3, 2014
I hope Mayor Guiliani is standing in the wings. Or someone like him. Otherwise It is Detroit City. They won't have a Police Force, Fire Department, Libraries. It will just be Welfare offices, and bars.
Bruce

Mount Holly, NJ

#46 Jan 3, 2014
No...it's gread DeBlasio was elected he will provide Pre-K for the most needy, he will give the GLBT community their just rights, he will raise taxes on the1% and big corporations. NYC will be a place that takes care of it's less fortunate residents. Sales tax and fees will be raised to provide rent subsidy and lower the income disparity.
Oh Dat Bammy

Babylon, NY

#47 Jan 3, 2014
Bruce wrote:
No...it's gread DeBlasio was elected he will provide Pre-K for the most needy, he will give the GLBT community their just rights, he will raise taxes on the1% and big corporations. NYC will be a place that takes care of it's less fortunate residents. Sales tax and fees will be raised to provide rent subsidy and lower the income disparity.
Is he providing that Pre-K himself, out of his own pockets? What a guy!!! The 1% will easily move as fast as Denise Rich denounced her citizenship and went to Europe, wealthy New Yorkers can live in CT or FL. Approximately 450,000 NYC households already pay the majority of income taxes that pay for education and city services. And the big corporations? They can flee too. The city has a low unemployment rate compared to the nation with REAL, well-paying jobs as opposed to low paying service and retail jobs. The only thing DeBlasio will grow will be the Victim Industry.

And what rights do the GLBT community not already have?

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