Skip to comments.Bloomberg Says Interpretation of Constitution Will ‘Have to Change’ After Boston Bombing
Posted on 04/22/2013 5:34:44 PM PDT by lowbridge
In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday the countrys interpretation of the Constitution will have to change to allow for greater security to stave off future attacks.
The people who are worried about privacy have a legitimate worry, Mr. Bloomberg said during a press conference in Midtown. But we live in a complex word where youre going to have to have a level of security greater than you did back in the olden days, if you will. And our laws and our interpretation of the Constitution, I think, have to change.
Mr. Bloomberg, who has come under fire for the N.Y.P.D.s monitoring of Muslim communities and other aggressive tactics, said the rest of the country needs to learn from the attacks.
Look, we live in a very dangerous world. We know there are people who want to take away our freedoms. New Yorkers probably know that as much if not more than anybody else after the terrible tragedy of 9/11, he said.
We have to understand that in the world going forward, were going to have more cameras and that kind of stuff. Thats good in some sense, but its different from what we are used to, he said.
The mayor pointed to the gun debate and noted the courts have allowed for increasingly stringent regulations in response to ever-more powerful weapons.
Clearly the Supreme Court has recognized that you have to have different interpretations of the Second Amendment and what it applies to and reasonable gun laws
Here were going to to have to live with reasonable levels of security, he said, pointing to the use of magnetometers to catch weapons in city schools.
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The peasants must submit to the will of their masters for their own good.
Speak for yourself, Bloomie.
Everything is a Reihstag Fire to that Little Hitler!
Hey napoleon bloomberapart. Why don’t we just throw the whole stupid thing out. After all, it is outdated. Nothing in there about prohibiting sodas larger than 16oz, nothing about max salt intake, nothing about banishing evil tobacco. You’re so brilliant maybe you could just write the new one. Asshat.
Where is our Patrick Henry?
Cameras don’t stop crimes. They just assist in identifying the perpetrators.
And yet, tyranny, not liberty, has been man's normal experience throughout history. America is a very exceptional place and experience. Man has difficulty dealing with such good it seems.
yeah those people who want to take away our freedoms are YOU, CUMO, OBAMA, FEINSTEIN AND all the rest of the Communists who will not succeed but shall be defeated.
Bloomberg: We know there are people who want to take away our freedoms.Yes, and you are a prime example of one of them.
It's easy to see that only with a digital recorder built into the sinus cavities in your head will it be possible to exist there. Every minute has to be covered.
Frankly I prefer personal ownership of firearms.
No, we must remove the restrictions placed upon law enforcement (mostly FBI) done after the 60’s, 70’s social revolution in which they had done such a good job infiltrating subversive organizations such as the Weather Underground SDS, KKK, etc. and essentially putting them out of business. DOJ separated the criminal and anti-terrorism operations not allowing them to even speak to one another, placed restriction on what kind of questions you can ask, how long you could maintain files on the bad guys, etc. Our LE and anti-terrorism people are fighting a battle with one hand tied behind them. We need to re-incarnate Hoover, IMO.
Simple Bloomie - ban pressure cookers.
"We're at war with Islam.
"We're gonna be at war for the next 30 years; we're afraid to call them muslim islamic terrorists. We'll call them anything but --because we don't want to alienate muslim countries.
"Of course the vast majority of muslims --there are a billion, four hundred million -- are not terrorists, but there are hundreds of million who are!
They want to kill every Christian, every Jew, every Hindu who won't convert.
And we ought to put that on the table.
--- Ex-NYC Mayor Ed Koch - On Hannity, Jan 7, 2010
Do you want to supersize that?
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