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Bloomberg: The National Guard in Coney is a bad idea (because they are armed)
Brooklynpaper ^

Posted on 11/03/2012 10:14:13 AM PDT by chessplayer

Mayor Bloomberg has snubbed Borough President Markowitz’s impassioned plea to bring the National Guard to Hurricane Sandy-scarred Brooklyn — arguing that approving the Beep’s request would be a waste of federal manpower and turn the borough into a police state.

“We don’t need it,” Mayor Bloomberg said on Wednesday during a press update on the city’s ongoing Hurricane Sandy cleanup. “The NYPD is the only people we want on the street with guns.”

Markowitz demanded the National Guard’s help just an hour before Bloomberg’s press conference, claiming that the NYPD and FDNY are “brave — but overwhelmed” by all the challenges Sandy brought when it visited the borough on Monday night: flooding, power outages, and looting.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: banglist; bloomberg; bluezones; brooklyn; fdny; hurricanesandy; nationalguard; nyc; nypd

1 posted on 11/03/2012 10:14:15 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

he is condemning his city to anarchy


2 posted on 11/03/2012 10:18:57 AM PDT by WorkerbeeCitizen (we are so screwed - ^_^)
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To: WorkerbeeCitizen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arZdeg_fL-I


3 posted on 11/03/2012 10:21:16 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: chessplayer

First off, if they are carrying relief supplies, it’s probably a bad idea for them to be completely unarmed. That’s how riots happen.

Second, I sure hope they don’t have any sugary drinks in +16 ounce sizes!


4 posted on 11/03/2012 10:21:30 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: chessplayer

he’s a control freak that got his a** spanked by being stupid about the marathon....great front page on the NY Post today..*smiles*


5 posted on 11/03/2012 10:22:08 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: chessplayer

“The NYPD is the only people we want on the street with guns.”

I’ll bet the gangbangers,looters and urban predators will just turn in their weapons because of that insane statement !


6 posted on 11/03/2012 10:22:39 AM PDT by Renegade
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To: chessplayer

Besides being an arrogant pig Bloomie is dumb as a bag of hammers. The Guard here is a resource of the state not the feds. Also armed guardsmen are currently deployed the Staten Island and the Rockaways. And armed guardsmen have been deployed to Penn Station, Grand Central and Port author. Bus since 9/11/01.


7 posted on 11/03/2012 10:24:26 AM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: Pearls Before Swine
"First off, if they are carrying relief supplies, it’s probably a bad idea for them to be completely unarmed. That’s how riots happen."

Maybe Robin Williams can revitalize his film career by starring in Mogadishu on the Hudson.

8 posted on 11/03/2012 10:24:26 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: chessplayer

That article is from Nov. 1, I wonder if there is an update...


9 posted on 11/03/2012 10:24:56 AM PDT by Marie Antoinette (:)
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To: chessplayer

Why doesn’t Doomie just take his limo there every night to supervise?


10 posted on 11/03/2012 10:25:10 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Doogle

A man who in his “good judgment” also supported Obama...


11 posted on 11/03/2012 10:25:38 AM PDT by mikrofon (3 More Days! ... 3 More Days!)
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To: chessplayer
I sure would not want to be on duty for the National Guard under this guys watch. Bloomberg would be delighted to throw anyone of them under the bus if they do their job. If the guard needs to shoot a looter he best drop a half drank 32 oz soft drink next to the body.
12 posted on 11/03/2012 10:26:14 AM PDT by JIM O
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To: chessplayer

Doomberg calls out the National Guard when you ask

for a salt shaker in a NYC restaurant.

They are far too busy to respond to Sandy victims.


13 posted on 11/03/2012 10:27:08 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't fail.)
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To: WorkerbeeCitizen

I routinely see National Guard troops in Penn Station and the NYC area airports. This was especially true after 9/11/01.


14 posted on 11/03/2012 10:28:14 AM PDT by AC86UT89
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To: WorkerbeeCitizen
the National Guard should have been in there Day one....

Bloomberg is a disaster...what do you expect from this former democrat turned phoney republican...

maybe he is too busy thinking of more soda restrictions he can dream up , maybe he'll go for potato chips next time, big man that he is...

15 posted on 11/03/2012 10:28:21 AM PDT by cherry
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To: chessplayer

The NG can carry arms as soon as they complete a gun safety course and apply for permitts including background checks.
Shouldn’t take more than a year or so to say no.


16 posted on 11/03/2012 10:30:09 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: chessplayer
Bloomers must tend to Big Gulps and Climate Change.
17 posted on 11/03/2012 10:34:21 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: chessplayer

I used to think Daley of Chicago was corrupt, Bloomburg is the Jimmy Carter of mayors. How many more terms is he going to get or is he going to run for governor when Cuomo runs for prez?


18 posted on 11/03/2012 10:35:46 AM PDT by Harley (Those that don't engage in politics are destined to be governed by inferiors. -Plato)
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To: chessplayer

Hey NY... you put this POS in power, you helped to put the rest of the libs in power over your lives— how do you like it now?

I can only imagine the nightmares these poor folks are having to live through. How helpless so many of them must feel. Because of failed leadership it’s likely to get much worse for these folks before they get any meaningful relief.


19 posted on 11/03/2012 10:36:17 AM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Romney & Ryan.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: chessplayer

“The NYPD is the only people we want on the street with guns.”

I recall a few months back that two NYPD “marksmen” fired a great number of rounds at a perp with a handgun on a busy sidewalk and hit a great number of bystanders. And these are the “only people” doomberg wants on the street with guns.

This guy is such an absolute and total moron it would be funny if he didn’t have the authority to force so many of his asinine ideas on the public.


20 posted on 11/03/2012 10:36:54 AM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: WorkerbeeCitizen

What a moron. I’d like to see him give up his armed security detail.


21 posted on 11/03/2012 10:37:11 AM PDT by Kozak (The means of defence again.t foreign danger, have been always the instruments of tyranny at home JM)
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To: WorkerbeeCitizen

Yep, gov’t takes over fuel industry.


22 posted on 11/03/2012 10:37:24 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: chessplayer

Bloomberg’s brain is evidently pickled.
Wonder if he has DT’s?


23 posted on 11/03/2012 10:50:24 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: chessplayer

Liberals are always brave with other people’s lives, safety and of course, money. Just ask the Libyan ambassador. Oh, wait.....


24 posted on 11/03/2012 10:52:38 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: chessplayer

The National Guard is known for their evil trans fatty foods!!


25 posted on 11/03/2012 10:53:00 AM PDT by albie
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To: xkaydet65
Surely this guy is NOT responsible for building the Bloomberg business channel?

Nobody can be this big of a boob in public and have built a business or run a business!

26 posted on 11/03/2012 10:58:32 AM PDT by Reily (l)
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To: chessplayer

Doomberg is such an idiot. I hope he chokes on his next Big Gulp.


27 posted on 11/03/2012 11:00:37 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The Red Cross says, Vote For Obama!)
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To: WorkerbeeCitizen

It was anarchy under Koch, and especially Dumbass Dinkins. Guiliani restored some semblance of order, but post-Rudy, it’s turned back into a craphole. (I worked there from 1971-1988, and got out in 1989.) They sure got what they voted for.


28 posted on 11/03/2012 11:03:27 AM PDT by carriage_hill ("0bummer's a towering figure" - even a Garden Gnome casts a long shadow at sunset.)
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To: chessplayer

Has Michael Bloomberg ever been tested to determine whether he is, in fact, a woman?


29 posted on 11/03/2012 11:08:31 AM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: chessplayer

Bloomburg is suddenly worried about becoming a police state? What does he think hes been doing all these years?


30 posted on 11/03/2012 11:10:21 AM PDT by Husker24
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To: chessplayer

Blooming Idiot is one dumb midget.


31 posted on 11/03/2012 11:14:44 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: chessplayer

Bloomberg, a rich man sitting in his protected ivory tower telling the minions that protection for the little people is “not needed.” Class warfare so to speak.

But those people voted Bloomberg into power. And you get the government you vote for and therefore deserve.


32 posted on 11/03/2012 11:22:22 AM PDT by An American In Dairyland
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To: chessplayer

How great would it be to see this guy removed from office!


33 posted on 11/03/2012 11:32:43 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: chessplayer

The National Guard is state - under control of the Governor.


34 posted on 11/03/2012 11:38:02 AM PDT by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: donna

Bloomberg is a total idiot!
The Armory does not have to be opened!
But the assets of the NG should be used!
He should have a plea into the Gov now for support from the
NYNG!


35 posted on 11/03/2012 12:06:54 PM PDT by Conserev1
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To: WorkerbeeCitizen

Yes, he’s condemned them to anarchy - but on a lighter brighter note desperate citizens won’t have horrible sugar highs from Big Gulps...


36 posted on 11/03/2012 12:35:03 PM PDT by GOPJ ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbOuxqK2T34)
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To: 43north

“This guy is such an absolute and total moron it would be funny if he didn’t have the authority to force so many of his asinine ideas on the public.”

Bloomie is a reflection of the denizens of the Big Sh*tty. His hoplophobia is part of the Big Sh*tty mentality. The Big Sh*tty denizens are getting what they deserve.


37 posted on 11/03/2012 12:50:58 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: chessplayer

Give them flowers douchberg!


38 posted on 11/03/2012 1:22:13 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: chessplayer

The people of New York City and New Jersey are getting what they deserve..
There is karma at work here.. serious 3 Stooges Karma..


39 posted on 11/03/2012 1:23:03 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: chessplayer

Oh, FGS! Cavuto interviewed a woman from Staten Island yesterday who said more than once the National Guard has been wonderful. Regarding Bloomberg, she said the only thing he cared about was Manhattan. :)


40 posted on 11/03/2012 1:27:18 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Conserev1
I was trying to say that the National Guard has always been local men who are happy to help their neighbors and friends because they live there, too.

They are not strangers with guns like Bloomberg seems to believe.

It's all so crazy. Just like the water problem. Why would FEMA be responsible for water - that should be a city/county/state issue. It's too basic to hand over to FEMA outsiders who don't even understand local issues.

Another example of why big government is evil.

41 posted on 11/03/2012 2:09:42 PM PDT by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: Doogle; chessplayer
he’s a control freak that got his a** spanked by being stupid about the marathon....great front page on the NY Post today..*smiles*


42 posted on 11/03/2012 2:36:11 PM PDT by neverdem ( Xin loi min oi)
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Bloomie cares only about Manhattan and a few Jewish areas in Brooklyn. The rest of NYC is terra incognita for him and his cabal.


43 posted on 11/03/2012 3:04:50 PM PDT by Godwin1
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To: albie
known for their evil trans fatty foods

Never heard MRE's called that before...

44 posted on 11/03/2012 3:36:55 PM PDT by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: mikrofon

well he carefully weighed all the issues and decided that since romney is pro-hurricane, obama is the one


45 posted on 11/03/2012 5:23:08 PM PDT by StevieRay20
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To: NoCmpromiz; All
Never heard MRE's called that before...

Lots of calories needed if you are doing a lot of hard, physical, work. I have eaten many cases of MREs over the years.

They are definitly not politically correct food...

46 posted on 11/04/2012 7:43:09 AM PST by marktwain
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To: hosepipe
The people of New York City and New Jersey are getting what they deserve..
There is karma at work here.. serious 3 Stooges Karma..

I was watching the 3 Stooges last night. Did we deserve Obama?

47 posted on 11/04/2012 3:54:54 PM PST by neverdem ( Xin loi min oi)
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To: neverdem

[ I was watching the 3 Stooges last night. Did we deserve Obama? ]

YES.. Obama is punishment to america for 75,000,000+ murdered babies.. and many other crimes.. that makes Sodom look like chump change..

God punished no one.. we punished ourselves..


48 posted on 11/04/2012 4:16:30 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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