Skip to comments.Bloomberg: The National Guard in Coney is a bad idea (because they are armed)
Posted on 11/03/2012 10:14:13 AM PDT by chessplayer
Mayor Bloomberg has snubbed Borough President Markowitzs impassioned plea to bring the National Guard to Hurricane Sandy-scarred Brooklyn arguing that approving the Beeps request would be a waste of federal manpower and turn the borough into a police state.
We dont need it, Mayor Bloomberg said on Wednesday during a press update on the citys ongoing Hurricane Sandy cleanup. The NYPD is the only people we want on the street with guns.
Markowitz demanded the National Guards help just an hour before Bloombergs 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 ...
he is condemning his city to anarchy
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!
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*
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 !
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.
Maybe Robin Williams can revitalize his film career by starring in Mogadishu on the Hudson.
That article is from Nov. 1, I wonder if there is an update...
Why doesn’t Doomie just take his limo there every night to supervise?
A man who in his “good judgment” also supported Obama...
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.
I routinely see National Guard troops in Penn Station and the NYC area airports. This was especially true after 9/11/01.
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...
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.
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?
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.
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.
What a moron. I’d like to see him give up his armed security detail.
Yep, gov’t takes over fuel industry.
Bloomberg’s brain is evidently pickled.
Wonder if he has DT’s?
Liberals are always brave with other people’s lives, safety and of course, money. Just ask the Libyan ambassador. Oh, wait.....
The National Guard is known for their evil trans fatty foods!!
Nobody can be this big of a boob in public and have built a business or run a business!
Doomberg is such an idiot. I hope he chokes on his next Big Gulp.
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.
Has Michael Bloomberg ever been tested to determine whether he is, in fact, a woman?
Bloomburg is suddenly worried about becoming a police state? What does he think hes been doing all these years?
Blooming Idiot is one dumb midget.
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.
How great would it be to see this guy removed from office!
The National Guard is state - under control of the Governor.
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
Yes, he’s condemned them to anarchy - but on a lighter brighter note desperate citizens won’t have horrible sugar highs from Big Gulps...
“This guy is such an absolute and total moron it would be funny if he didnt 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.
Give them flowers douchberg!
The people of New York City and New Jersey are getting what they deserve..
There is karma at work here.. serious 3 Stooges Karma..
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. :)
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.
Bloomie cares only about Manhattan and a few Jewish areas in Brooklyn. The rest of NYC is terra incognita for him and his cabal.
Never heard MRE's called that before...
well he carefully weighed all the issues and decided that since romney is pro-hurricane, obama is the one
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...
I was watching the 3 Stooges last night. Did we deserve Obama?
[ 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..