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Bloomberg: Make Immigrants Live in Detroit, If They 'Survive 7 Years' Make Them Citizens
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Posted on 08/20/2012 2:42:08 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Bloomberg: Make Immigrants Live in Detroit, If They 'Survive 7 Years' Make Them Citizens By Melanie Hunter August 20, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) - Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York said last week that the federal government should assign immigrants to live in cities such as Detroit and “if they survive seven years" make them citizens.

“All the federal government’s got to do is say, ‘We’re gonna welcome here in this country--first come, first served--families, if they’re willing to come here under the following terms,: Bloomberg said in Boston on Aug. 14. "We’re going to assign you a city--let’s say Detroit--you got to agree to not be arrested and not take any federal, state or city money, and you’ve got to live there for seven years, and if you survive seven years, we’ll make you and your family full citizens."

Bloomberg was speaking along with News Corporation Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch at a forum sponsored by the New England Council.

Bloomberg predicted if the federal government assigned immigrants to cities such as Detroit they would buy and fix up “houses that are derelict,” improve the local schools, create businesses and stimulate the local economy.

“Since they value education, they’d make a big fuss and demand the schools get better," Bloomberg said. "Immigrants have a very low crime rate, so that you certainly don’t have to worry about that. They’d create businesses. If they had to drive to California every morning for three jobs and drive back at night, they’d do it, anything."

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And if a Republican had said that...........
1 posted on 08/20/2012 2:42:13 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

if they survive...it’ll be Dearbornistan.


2 posted on 08/20/2012 2:43:49 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Sub-Driver

By that logic, 5 years in Chicago should get you citizenship.


3 posted on 08/20/2012 2:47:40 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Sub-Driver

What’s this - Bloomberg’s “Hunger Games” spin-off?


4 posted on 08/20/2012 2:49:07 PM PDT by Noumenon (Obama 2012: Zimbabwe without the airfare)
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To: Sub-Driver

bump to the top !


5 posted on 08/20/2012 2:50:17 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Where are the calls for this pathetic SOB to step down?

Just the other day I read a story that calls the safety of NYC into question.


6 posted on 08/20/2012 2:52:00 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: TexasCajun

5 years hell, 2 and a half in Chicago would equal a Detroit decade. The freedom to be armed makes Detroit a far safer place.


7 posted on 08/20/2012 2:55:02 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Immigrants couldn’t be as bad as the feral beasts that currently inhabit Detroit.


8 posted on 08/20/2012 2:55:06 PM PDT by Bullish (Liars aren't always thieves but thieves are ALWAYS liars)
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To: cripplecreek

The guy is a complete sickie.


9 posted on 08/20/2012 2:56:10 PM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: Sub-Driver

Sounds good to me. Of course with the corruption in Detroit (etc.) they could break the law, not pay taxes, not fix up the house(s), simply be a blight on society and nobody would say a thing. Come to think of it, that describes Detroit. So this probably is not a good tactic.


10 posted on 08/20/2012 2:57:59 PM PDT by ProudFossil (" I never did give anyone hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell." Harry Truman)
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To: Sub-Driver

“If they had to drive to California every morning for three jobs and drive back at night, they’d do it, anything.”

And that, my FRiends, is the proverbial horse leaving the barn.

Bloomberg tripped up and told the truth. The current urban dwellers are, how shall we say, lazy?


11 posted on 08/20/2012 2:58:33 PM PDT by logitech (Who's here so vile, that will not love his country? If any speak, for him I have offended)
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To: Sub-Driver

I was expecting to see the comment attributed to Biden...what a surprise...The little tyrant from New York City uttered that one.... Wonders never cease.


12 posted on 08/20/2012 2:59:32 PM PDT by ptsal (E)
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To: Sub-Driver

Wasn’t this a Mel Brooks movie?


13 posted on 08/20/2012 2:59:54 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m in Detroit this very second for another hour.

Unless you are next to tigers stadium, you might as well be in Bogata.

I’m not kidding! It is EXACTLY as portrayed! I’m am thrilled to be going home.


14 posted on 08/20/2012 3:05:57 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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Bloombug thinks this is funny. It’s no laughing matter jackass.


15 posted on 08/20/2012 3:11:18 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Nope 2012)
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To: Cyber Liberty
Wasn’t this a Mel Brooks movie?

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissen in Escape From Detroit!

16 posted on 08/20/2012 3:11:55 PM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: Sub-Driver

You can carry in Detroit. Bloomberg is trying to keep New Yorkers unarmed.


17 posted on 08/20/2012 3:13:09 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: Sub-Driver

...by the way, which party runs these cities?


18 posted on 08/20/2012 3:14:50 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: logitech

they can all get jobs shoeing horses and making buggy whips

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2920618/posts


19 posted on 08/20/2012 3:16:15 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Immigrants have a very low crime rate,

No Mayor A-Hole, LEGAL immigrants have a low crime rate.


20 posted on 08/20/2012 3:23:15 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: DoughtyOne

No kidding, where are the calls for him to step down?

At least Mayor Bing in Detroit isn’t running around telling people what to eat and drink while writing tickets for smoking. In fact, he’s been far less friendly to Obama than Bloomy has been.

I’m no fan of any cities. As far as I’m concerned, nearly all are no different than Detroit. However Detroit gets a far worse rap than it deserves. Sure they have debt and serious problems but they aren’t continuing to write checks at the rate many cities are. Cut off the gravy train to a place like Chicago and they’ll be smelling the smoke from Chicago all the way to Detroit inside of a month.


21 posted on 08/20/2012 3:24:22 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Sub-Driver
i guess the South Bronx would qualify then too...
22 posted on 08/20/2012 3:30:10 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: sportutegrl

It was Escape from New York.


23 posted on 08/20/2012 3:31:03 PM PDT by MachIV
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
I'd rather spend a week with Detroit resident, 78 year old Willie White who demonstrates how he dealt with a young punk breaking into his house in the middle of the night.

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Bloomberg would rather have me call police and hope they don't need to draw a chalk outline around my body.
24 posted on 08/20/2012 3:31:31 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Aside from the complete abject stupidity of Bloomberg’s statement, the logistics of keeping illegals sequestered to a particular city would require high security like fences, guard towers, and check points. In effect, Bloomberg is proposing that we turn a burned out husk of a city into a really big concentration camp.


25 posted on 08/20/2012 3:38:04 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: cripplecreek
I hear ya.  I'm not harder on Detroit than I am on California, and I live in California.  It's a damned shame too, because this place has so much potential.

We used to pull together as a nation, and have let Obama and the Democrat party wedge us apart.  We need to stop that, and fight for every square inch of the nation we love.




Thanks for the donations.  Lets finish this off.  If you haven't already, please click and pencil yourself in.


26 posted on 08/20/2012 3:38:40 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Nope 2012)
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To: cripplecreek
Bloomberg would rather have me call police and hope they don't need to draw a chalk outline around my body.

When seconds count, the cops are only minutes away...

27 posted on 08/20/2012 3:40:57 PM PDT by FDNYRHEROES (It's 3 AM. Let me sleep on it. I'll get back to you in 16 hours.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Immigrants alien to our culture and more expensive to assimilate, from southern parts of the world, can stay in New Yuk. After the remainder of the default/correction process, New Yuk will be worse than Detroit. A country cannot continue with leadership in business, politics and academia by politically favored, anti-American, sociopath-administered NGOs.


28 posted on 08/20/2012 3:45:27 PM PDT by familyop (Duncan Hunter or no-vote.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Does this guy ever have a thought that isn’t totalitarian?


29 posted on 08/20/2012 3:50:45 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: Sub-Driver
Does not sound like Michael Bloomberg.

Is this one of those semi-unserious, semi-unfunny "satirical" pieces?

30 posted on 08/20/2012 3:50:54 PM PDT by x
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To: MachIV

I know, I know. And Mel Brooks didn’t direct. But wouldn’t Escape From Detroit be a great idea for an Escape movie? Better than that stupid new sci fi, “Escape”. Besides who doesn’t love Kurt Russell in an eyepatch?


31 posted on 08/20/2012 4:30:12 PM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: Sub-Driver

This reminds me of something our wonderful government is doing for refugees (African muslims). They are sending them to Boise, ID because “there aren’t enough slums” here. GAH!!!


32 posted on 08/20/2012 4:36:22 PM PDT by America_Right (Remember, Republicans have a lot more in common with Democrats than they do with Tea Partiers.)
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