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Bloomberg Diverts Food, Generators from Devastated Staten Island to NYC Marathon
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Posted on 11/02/2012 1:52:39 AM PDT by tsowellfan

Fresh off his "climate disruption"-driven endorsement of President Obama, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has chosen to divert critical food supplies and power generators from desperate residents of Staten Island to Sunday's New York City Marathon...

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: 2012; bloomberg; corruption; democrats; marathon; newyork; newyorkcity; nyc; obama; sandy
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1 posted on 11/02/2012 1:52:46 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: tsowellfan

The 99% can go take a hike.

We’ve got a marathon to service.

Here’s the Left’s 1%. Thanks, Bloomie - and no wonder you endorsed Obama!


2 posted on 11/02/2012 1:55:07 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

HAHAHAHA!!!


3 posted on 11/02/2012 2:04:44 AM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Ronin

The people of NYC get the government they deserve. They always vote for the most left leaning idiots, so, there ya go......


4 posted on 11/02/2012 2:09:25 AM PDT by Catsrus (WANT)
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To: tsowellfan

I could not believe it several days ago when I was told the marathon would not be cancelled.

Besides all the points raised in the article, every single hotel room in NYC is booked. Those rooms should be available to the people who are suffering in the dark, especially those with ailing elderly people in their family.

I wish I had been handed one of those petitions. There’s a word for what Bloomberg is. It begins with a five-pointed symbol for celebrity and ends with an obscenity.


5 posted on 11/02/2012 2:09:57 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: tsowellfan

The feudal lord has spoken. Chit wouldn’t fly where I live.


6 posted on 11/02/2012 2:16:05 AM PDT by gotribe (He's a mack-daddy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AV415yit7Zg)
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To: tsowellfan

the eletist strikes again


7 posted on 11/02/2012 2:32:12 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: tsowellfan

Wait a minute! Wait a minute! Isn’t it suppose to be BREAD and circuses? Where’s the BREAD MAN??


8 posted on 11/02/2012 2:34:47 AM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Catsrus
If this is all true .. there are no balls left in NY.

Personify;

I'm homeless, cold, hungry and with various other souls to care for (maybe some are dead?), and I learn MY rescue supply is diverted for a game ???

If I can't rally my neighbors, I'm counting life as not worth that much and risking it to cause some major havoc.

9 posted on 11/02/2012 2:43:08 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Catsrus; Ronin
Why is this funny?

And just FYI in 2008 Staten Island went for McCain/Palin and has a Republican Borough President. Bloomberg is really hurting people in need who aren't as liberal as he is for a damn race.

10 posted on 11/02/2012 2:44:54 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: tsowellfan
To the Leftist ersatz aristocracies of NYC, LA, Frisco and DC, the rest of the population are Soylent Green.
11 posted on 11/02/2012 2:46:55 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Remember the Benghazi 4")
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To: MacMattico

Youre right, this is not at all funny. People are cold, hungry and desperate and this blooming asshat takes the only lifeline, not to mention the police resources, to make a race happen. I’d love a list of companies sponsoring this event.


12 posted on 11/02/2012 3:01:22 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: tsowellfan

The Hunger Games


13 posted on 11/02/2012 3:02:02 AM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Covenantor

Put this on twitter and watch the marathoners learn to run Really fast when they’re mobbed.


14 posted on 11/02/2012 3:13:06 AM PDT by Morris70
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To: tsowellfan

There’s something wrong with Bloomberg and I can’t imagine any marathoner wanting their name associated with the depravity.


15 posted on 11/02/2012 3:19:47 AM PDT by Nickname
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To: tsowellfan
I guess because Staten Island is 75% white, voted for McCain/Palin and a Republican Borough President, the liberal Mayor doesn't have to care.

Obama doesn't have to care.

But Katrina was Bush's fault, because he hated black people is what we were told.

And I believe Staten Island has a much larger population then all of New Orleans, and there are so many other areas in other parts of NY— on LI, Nassau county and Jersey that need help.

Obama and Bloomberg hate white people! It's the only logical conclusion.

16 posted on 11/02/2012 3:21:21 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: MacMattico

Who said this was funny? I’m not talking about Staten Island - but NYC and Bloomberg. I guess they did elect Rudy though. I’d lay odds that Rudy wouldn’t have diverted the food and generators for a marathon.


17 posted on 11/02/2012 3:22:57 AM PDT by Catsrus (WANT)
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To: Covenantor

Good observation.


18 posted on 11/02/2012 3:23:20 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("Decency requires that they be voted out of office as an act of urgent political hygiene." ~Steyn)
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To: Catsrus
Rudy would be much better in this situation. I guess the other poster I also was reacting to acted like it was funny, but you made it seem like it was ok to leave them homeless and hungry because they had voted Bloomberg in. I was just pointing out Staten Island voted for McCain and is run by a Republican Borough President. This is Bloomberg, the liberal moron, not caring for the part of the city that remains the most conservative.
19 posted on 11/02/2012 3:32:03 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: tsowellfan

Any chance of re-electing Giuliani?


20 posted on 11/02/2012 3:33:04 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Re: Any chance of re-electing Giuliani?

He may run again. At least he’s been hinting at it recently.

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/mike_scoffs_at_rudy_run_NIeCdslUZA3dGzUOhhB05H


21 posted on 11/02/2012 3:37:29 AM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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To: tsowellfan

Any runner who participates in this travesty is sub human (like Bloomberg) and should be shunned by all decent members of society. There could well be riots and attacks on the runners on Sunday. Bloomberg and the runners are spitting in the faces of the millions of area residents who are without power, heat, gas and in some cases homes. Bloomberg is the most vile politician in America by a wide margin, even over Obama and Pelosi.


22 posted on 11/02/2012 3:41:20 AM PDT by Above My Pay Grade
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To: tsowellfan

Any runner who participates in this travesty is sub human (like Bloomberg) and should be shunned by all decent members of society. There could well be riots and attacks on the runners on Sunday. Bloomberg and the runners are spitting in the faces of the millions of area residents who are without power, heat, gas and in some cases homes. Bloomberg is the most vile politician in America by a wide margin, even over Obama and Pelosi.


23 posted on 11/02/2012 3:41:45 AM PDT by Above My Pay Grade
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To: afraidfortherepublic

This is what happens when you elect liberals to office so I feel no sorrow for New Yorkers suffering, next time maybe they will vote correctly as pain, cold,hunger is a great motivator...


24 posted on 11/02/2012 3:42:18 AM PDT by dpetty121263
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To: Catsrus
I guess they did elect Rudy though. I’d lay odds that Rudy wouldn’t have diverted the food and generators for a marathon.

WRONG GUESS.

Rudy was on FOX last night and praised nanny blommy for letting the marathon go on.

25 posted on 11/02/2012 3:48:19 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages, start today.)
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To: tsowellfan

Talk about tone deaf ... !!!!!!
To go one with the circus when tens of thousands are growing desperate for fuel, transportation, food

I bet Bloomies mansions have power and water, too
and armed guards of course


26 posted on 11/02/2012 3:51:52 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: tsowellfan

I don’t see any problem, bloomingass is nice and warm, has plenty of food, is nice and dry, has plenty of gas and is not suffering one tiny bit.

There is really, really, really something wrong with this man, how can he make such stupid decisions?

Oh wait, he is buddies with mac daddy, the leading moron, that explains it all.


27 posted on 11/02/2012 3:52:47 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: silverleaf

There’s an article at my local paper’s website saying that some runners from here have decided not to go to New York because they think it’s tacky. According to the article, Bloomberg says “the show must go on” because businesses are counting on the attendees for sales, rentals, etc.

(I rarely look at the local Communist media, but I was looking for information on a major traffic jam yesterday. Nothing mentioned ...)


28 posted on 11/02/2012 3:58:07 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("Decency requires that they be voted out of office as an act of urgent political hygiene." ~Steyn)
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To: tsowellfan

On Sunday, Fox should run parallel coverage of the marathon and people struggling to fix the aftermath of Sandy. All day.


29 posted on 11/02/2012 3:58:42 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (political correctness is communist thought control, disguised as good manners)
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To: tsowellfan

I should think that Bloomberg is toast after this blunder.


30 posted on 11/02/2012 3:59:05 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: tsowellfan
The marathon goes on, and Bette Midler got her party-- don't tell me that NYC doesn't have its priorities straight.

Add in Nanny Bloomberg's "global warming" endorsement of Obama, the turning away of non-union utility help, the argument over whether "cash only" charities of their own choosing are welcome, the "we only want the NYPD having guns" dismissal of National Guard help and similar glimpses from the past few days, and this dumb, pig-slopping, flyover country rube is a bit disillusioned. I reckon I'm just too gol-derned ignorant to understand the subtle nuances of the East Coast ruling class.

We have a few worthless politicians and personalities out here that are persistent as ticks (and just as pleasant), but you FReepers and like-minded people who live in NYC and the surrounding areas bear some crosses beyond all enduring.

Mr. niteowl77

31 posted on 11/02/2012 4:01:59 AM PDT by niteowl77 (Getting stuck with other peoples' just desserts good and hard for over 50 years.)
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To: Catsrus
The people of NYC get the government they deserve.

Yup. At least most of them.

32 posted on 11/02/2012 4:03:45 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: tsowellfan

This dovetails nicely with the electrical repair crews from Alabama being told to “stand down” in New Jersey because they were non-union.


33 posted on 11/02/2012 4:10:04 AM PDT by anoldafvet (One million people attended Obama's inauguration, at least 14 of them missed work)
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To: firebrand

A star foock?


34 posted on 11/02/2012 4:11:52 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Someone ought to run against him in a Big Gulp Of Freedom party.


35 posted on 11/02/2012 4:12:48 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: anoldafvet

Yup

That was is all scheduled to be tweeted:

Cafenetamerica:

New Jersey Turns Away Non-Union Relief Crews - http://ow.ly/eXFVd #news #Sandy #NewJersey #tcot #Obama2012 @BarackObama

Sending at 10:15am, Nov 02, 2012


36 posted on 11/02/2012 4:13:29 AM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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To: muir_redwoods

If they need the generators for a stupid race, then they ought to call the stupid race OFF, or postpone it.


37 posted on 11/02/2012 4:14:03 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: goldstategop

Nice...the marathon starts on the Staten Island side of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. There should be protests.


38 posted on 11/02/2012 4:14:25 AM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: Morris70

Thousands of hungry and angry NYCers might just block the marathon route, especially at the beginning on Staten Island. That would be huge.

Bloomberg’s people would have thought of this and will be diverting huge amounts of police to control the crowds for the marathon. This won’t end well.


39 posted on 11/02/2012 4:15:05 AM PDT by RadiationRomeo (Step into my mind and glimpse the madness that is me)
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To: tsowellfan

Time to divert Loonie Bloomie from the Mayor’s Mansion.....


40 posted on 11/02/2012 4:15:50 AM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: tsowellfan

Run Rudy RUN!!!!!!!!!

LLS


41 posted on 11/02/2012 4:23:57 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: tsowellfan

Bloomberg KNOWS that the ONE is to use the old March Madness saying is “one and DONE.”


42 posted on 11/02/2012 4:27:29 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: RadiationRomeo

Look for the police to quit en masse out of protest to Bloomberg.


43 posted on 11/02/2012 4:29:01 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: muir_redwoods

Bloomie thinks the Marathon will bolster New Yorkers’ flagging spirits and therefore is as vital as food and fuel.


44 posted on 11/02/2012 4:30:32 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Jail to the Chief!!)
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To: tsowellfan

Here’s an idea: Everyone who wants to run in the marathon must bring a donation of a box of food and a blanket. Maybe toss in bottled water too.
That way the marathon could serve some useful purpose.


45 posted on 11/02/2012 4:35:23 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: tsowellfan

Oh goody! a marathon!
It’s so nice of bloomberg to bring in entertainment for all those who do not have electricity, are homeless.

Will those marathoners be distributing food to the people?
It’s a good thing police will be there because the runners may be mugged for their water.

I wonder how many people will change their minds at the last minute and vote for Romney?


46 posted on 11/02/2012 4:35:55 AM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: tsowellfan

Since liberals like protesters so much, I’m sure Bloomberg would love it if a few thousand people blocked the route at several points with a mass protests. Think of the mess and liability there would be for the organization that profits from this race.


47 posted on 11/02/2012 4:43:55 AM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

Bloomberg makes an in drag Giuliani look like Ronald Reagan.


48 posted on 11/02/2012 4:44:42 AM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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To: tsowellfan
Maybe in the future, we will have a new New York City Marathon; one where the participants carry a gas can across the city...
49 posted on 11/02/2012 4:46:05 AM PDT by LRS ("He's 12 slices shy of a 1/2 loaf of Bunny Bread!")
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To: count-your-change
: Everyone who wants to run in the marathon must bring a donation of a box of food and a blanket.

Doesn't seem like much considering the entry fee is hundreds..or..thousands...of dollars? Anyone know? It is not a matter of a few dollars.

50 posted on 11/02/2012 4:55:48 AM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture tm)
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