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  • Poll: Bloomberg, Sanders Neck-And-Neck In Virginia

    02/18/2020 4:11:56 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 21 replies
    thehill.com ^ | February 18, 2020
    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) are running neck-and-neck for the top spot in Virginia’s upcoming Democratic presidential primary, according to a Monmouth University survey released early Tuesday. The poll shows Bloomberg and Sanders tied in the Old Dominion at 22 percent, followed by former Vice President Joe Biden at 18 percent. Only one other candidate, former South Bend, Ind,. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, registered double-digit support in the commonwealth at 11 percent
  • Will Bloomberg News Ignore NYT Story on Bloomberg’s Massive Spending?

    02/18/2020 6:06:51 AM PST · by JV3MRC · 2 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 2/18/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    No wonder liberal billionaire 2020 candidate Michael Bloomberg does not want his own news outlet investigating him. They might have to do journalism and risk exposing where his money has been going all these years.The liberal New York Times chose to do some actual journalism by digging up records on Bloomberg’s enormous spending between 1977 and 2019 in a report Feb. 15. Bloomberg spent "at least" a whopping $10 billion split between charitable and political causes. Some of those causes included: abortion, climate change and gun control. As of now, the billionaire has poured an unheard of $401 million just...
  • Bloomberg qualifies for next debate, and rivals are getting ready

    02/18/2020 3:45:39 AM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2/18/20 | Jason Lange
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday qualified for this week’s Democratic presidential debate in Nevada, putting him on the same stage as his rivals for the first tie in the race for the party’s nomination. The debate on Wednesday will be the ninth in the contest for who will challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election. A late entry to the race, Bloomberg, 78, has risen in public opinion polls as he pours money from his estimated $60 billion personal fortune into a national campaign, spending hundreds of millions of dollars on...
  • Bloomberg: ‘Black & Latino Males’ Don’t ‘Know How to Behave In the Workplace’ (Video)

    02/17/2020 9:56:37 PM PST · by rxsid · 57 replies
    flagandcross.com ^ | 02.17.2020 | John Salvatore
    Bloomberg: ‘Black & Latino Males’ Don’t ‘Know How to Behave In the Workplace’ (Video)Published 2 hours ago on February 17, 2020 By John SalvatoreIf Michael Bloomberg was running for president as a Republican, the mainstream media would literally force him to drop from the race after several cringeworthy videos resurfaced. For instance, just the other day the former mayor of New York City said elderly patients should be denied care past a certain age. He was then busted for completely mocking farmers, basically calling them rubes by saying he could personally “teach anyone” how to farm. He also allegedly told...
  • Bloomberg Blows It, Says Elderly Should Not Get Medical Care to Save Money

    02/17/2020 8:07:51 PM PST · by bitt · 76 replies
    The Federalistpapers ^ | 2/17/2020 | STEVE STRAUB
    Michael Bloomberg may have just lost his shot to get the Democrat’s 2020 nomination based on a resurfaced video in which he says the elderly should not get full medical care in order to save money. (see video) Here’s a partial transcript via Newsbusters: “If you’re bleeding, we’ll stop the bleeding. If you need an x-ray, you’re gonna have to wait,” Bloomberg told a Jewish family, explaining his view on how our medical system should work. “All of these costs keep going up, no one wants to pay any more money,” he continued. “And at the rate we’re going, health...
  • Bloomberg’s Business Nanny. The Sustainability Accounting board is a stalking horse for progressive politics.

    02/17/2020 5:15:16 PM PST · by karpov · 6 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | February 17, 2020 | WSJ Editorial Board
    BlackRock CEO Larry Fink recently made a splash by threatening to vote against corporate managers who don’t disclose an array of non-financial information as directed by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board. But what is SASB, and where is this all going? Michael Bloomberg founded SASB in 2011 as a shadow regulator for his policy agenda. SASB claims to be modelled on the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), a nonprofit with the imprimatur of the Securities and Exchange Commission that regulates how corporations account for and disclose financial information. SASB’s nine-member standards board issues guidelines for what kinds of sustainability information...
  • VIDEO:Bloomberg says we should deny healthcare to the elderly.

    02/17/2020 4:39:26 PM PST · by blueyon · 87 replies
    breaking911 ^ | 2/17/20 | Samuel D. Finkelstein II
    “If you show up with cancer & you’re 95 years old, we should say, Go & enjoy. There’s no cure, we can’t do anything. A young person, we should do something. Society’s not willing to do that yet.”
  • Bloomberg: If I Had It My Way I’d Dump Half Of NYC’s Teachers [2011]

    02/17/2020 4:27:46 PM PST · by Bulwinkle · 41 replies
    CBSNew York ^ | 12.1.2011
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s a jaw-dropping prescription for fixing city schools. “Professor” Michael Bloomberg said Thursday he would accomplish more with less by slashing the teaching staff in half — and that’s just the beginning, reports CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer...
  • Bloomberg: 'Anybody [Can] Be a Farmer,' It Takes 'A Lot More Gray Matter' To Work In Tech

    02/17/2020 3:37:31 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 105 replies
    MRC TV ^ | 2/17/2020 | Brittany M. Hughes
    It’s no wonder he chose to skip the Iowa caucus, given that former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg apparently thinks farmers and manufacturers all across America lack “gray matter." In a clip just now circulating online, Bloomberg, while speaking at Oxford’s Said Business School back in 2016, explained that "anybody [can] be a farmer," but that it takes "a lot more gray matter" to "think and analyze" enough to work in the tech field. “I could teach anybody – even people in this room, no offense intended – to be a farmer,” Bloomberg explained. “It's a process. You dig a hole,...
  • Michael Bloomberg rocked by re-emergence of sexist remarks

    02/17/2020 2:58:40 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 02/15/2020 | Martin Pengelly
    The presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has insisted he is a “champion for women in the workplace”, after the republication of a 30-year-old booklet purporting to contain his “Wit and Wisdom” cast an uncomfortable spotlight on the billionaire former New York mayor. The Washington Post made the 1990 booklet available online as it published an investigation of how Bloomberg has “for years battled women’s allegations of profane, sexist comments”. The booklet was presented as a gift to Bloomberg on his 48th birthday party and contains a catalogue of sexist remarks attributed to the billionaire during his time at the company he...
  • Mike Bloomberg blasts ‘Bernie Bros’ in new campaign ad

    02/17/2020 2:49:49 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 11 replies
    nypost ^ | 02/17/2020 | Bob Fredericks
    Mike Bloomberg’s campaign on Monday launched a new ad ripping the so-called “Bernie Bros” for using online bullying tactics against anyone who opposes Sen. Bernie Sanders. “We need to unite to defeat Trump in November. This type of ‘energy’ is not going to get us there,” Bloomberg writes in a tweet along with the 53-second clip. The video contains numerous tweets, including one of a Photoshopped meme of Sanders pointing a handgun with the words “I am no longer asking.” “##Bernie or Bust now it’s #Bernie or Else,” the caption also read. Images of threatening text and other messages then...
  • Ignorant and Arrogant Bloomberg Insults Farmers

    02/17/2020 2:20:53 PM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 17, 2020 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Bloomberg, all the stuff that’s being discovered about Bloomberg. Folks, this myth that billionaires are brilliant. They may be at one or two things, but they are not massive, triumphant examples of a brilliant IQ. This guy says some of the stupidest stuff and has said some of the stupidest stuff and done some of the stupidest stuff over the course of his political and business career that you can imagine, and it’s all been kept under the radar. Now it’s starting to surface. Ignorant and Arrogant Bloomberg Insults Farmers Feb 17, 2020 RUSH: Bloomberg, all the stuff that’s...
  • Michael Bloomberg and the Dangers of ‘Any Blue Will Do’ Politics

    02/17/2020 12:46:56 PM PST · by OddLane · 16 replies
    The American Prospect ^ | 2/17/20 | David Dayen
    I have been on the record as saying that Michael Bloomberg will never become the president of the United States. The line I wrote in 2016 holds up: “An anti-teachers’-union, anti-gun, pro-nanny state, pro-Wall Street, pro-stop-and- frisk, pro-inequality, pro-immigration, pro-surveillance, pro-Iraq War neoconservative is almost surgically designed to repel practically every American voter on some level.” For that reason alone, the flirtation with making this guy the Democratic nominee should cause serious alarm to anyone who wants to defeat Donald Trump. Plus, Bloomberg has vowed to spend his money until November no matter who is the nominee, instantly undercutting the...
  • 1990 Bloomberg L.P. Employees Created A Book Of His Offensive Quotes (Embedded)

    02/17/2020 8:35:07 AM PST · by bitt · 43 replies
    lidblog.com ^ | Feb 16, 2020 | jeff Dunetz
    Warning: Strong Language On February 14th, 1990 for Michael Bloomberg’s 48th birthday, staffers at Bloomberg L.P celebrated their boss’ most famous offensive quips and anecdotes by creating a pamphlet and presenting him with a leather-bound copy. Some of the quotes are anti-female, anti-faith, and someone who looks down upon people who aren’t like him. Called The Portable Bloomberg: The Wit and Wisdom of Michael Bloomberg, it was edited by Bloomberg L.P.’s chief marketing officer Elisabeth DeMarse. Some of the tidbits in the pamphlet include: The only liberal I trust is a rich old liberal. Why? Because they’re old enough to...
  • Romney-Bloomberg: The Unity Ticket America Deserves

    02/17/2020 8:33:57 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 107 replies
    thebulwark ^ | 02/17/2020 | Neal Simon
    In casting his singular vote to impeach and remove Donald Trump from office, Mitt Romney made history. Now it’s time for him to take a step further. For the good of the country, Senator Romney should run for president as an independent. With the democratic-socialist Bernie Sanders now the Democratic frontrunner and the political arsonist Donald Trump as the Republican incumbent, there is a yawning chasm that has never before existed in American politics. By retreating to their poles, our two major parties have left tens of millions of independents and moderate Democrats and Republicans unrepresented.
  • “If You Show Up with Cancer and You’re 95 – We Should Say We Can’t Do Anything” – Bloomberg Explains How Healthcare will Bankrupt Us Unless We Deny Care to Elderly

    02/17/2020 6:41:49 AM PST · by libstripper · 152 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Feb. 16, 2020 | Jim Hoft
    A new video posted on Sunday shows former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg explaining how healthcare will “bankrupt us,” unless we deny care to the elderly.
  • Bloomberg Sparks Bipartisan Outrage for Past, Condescending Remarks About Farmers: ‘Ignorant as [bleep]’

    02/17/2020 5:34:50 AM PST · by richardtavor · 85 replies
    Mediaite ^ | February 16, 2020 | Reed Richardson
    Democratic president candidate Michael Bloomberg drew mockery from both sides of the ideological spectrum after a viral clip of him showed the billionaire media tycoon belittling farming at a 2016 business school talk and contrasting it with the “gray matter” necessary to work in the modern information economy. Bloomberg’s 2016 comments during a sit-down discussion at Oxford’s Said Business School gained attention after a Twitter account with the handle, Pete Mentes, posted a one-minute snippet of the former New York City mayor — who has never farmed — claiming “I could teach anybody in this room” to be a farmer....
  • Rival Democrats accuse Bloomberg of trying to 'buy' election

    02/16/2020 4:33:19 PM PST · by Libloather · 80 replies
    AP via MSN ^ | 2/16/20 | ALEXANDRA JAFFE, NICHOLAS RICCARDI
    RENO, Nev. - With the Nevada caucuses less than a week away, Democratic presidential candidates campaigning Sunday were fixated on a rival who wasn't contesting the state. Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden and Amy Klobuchar all targeted billionaire Mike Bloomberg, accusing him of buying his way into the election and making clear they were eager to take him on in a debate. “He thinks he can buy this election,” Sanders said of the former New York mayor at a rally in Reno. “Well, I’ve got news for Mr. Bloomberg - the American people are sick and tired of billionaires buying elections!”...
  • Bloomberg invites an 11 year old girl onstage and kisses her Then he says “I’m shameless” WTF is this???

    02/16/2020 1:16:50 PM PST · by Swarthy Greek Immigrant · 65 replies
    twitter.com/TrumpJew/ ^ | Jewish Deplorable 🇺🇸 @TrumpJew
    Jewish Deplorable 🇺🇸 @TrumpJew Bloomberg invites an 11 year old girl onstage and kisses her Then he says “I’m shameless” WTF is this??? 8:42 PM · Feb 15, 2020·Twitter
  • Drudge puppet? Rumored Bloomberg-Clinton ticket is just a distraction from the booklet WaPo published

    02/16/2020 8:20:14 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 10 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | 16 Feb 2020 | JD Rucker
    All day, I’ve been waiting for someone to debunk the claim on Drudge Report that Mike Bloomberg is considering Hillary Clinton as his running mate. All day, I’ve been disappointed. I’ve watched my favorite conspiracy theory sites. I’ve watched the usual suspects among Bernie Bro journalists, MAGA-hat-wearing bloggers, and DNC shills on Twitter. Nothing. Nobody’s talking about the sham of this news report. It seems that everyone took the bait for one reason and one reason only: It was broken by Matt Drudge. For over two decades, he’s dropped several scoops on his homepage regarding scandals that usually turned out...