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Forum Post: If Bloomburg were any kind of mayor.........

Posted 2 years ago on Oct. 29, 2011, 6:48 p.m. EST by paulg5 (673)
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If Bloomburg were any kind of mayor he would get the OWS people out of the elements and into Javits Center until the weather improved That could also allow for the park to be cleaned up.

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[-] 1 points by Rob (881) 2 years ago

He owes you nothing, nor do the taxpayers of new york. If you get cold, go home. That is not too hard of a concept, is it? It is called "self-reliance". You are only proving to the masses that you want someone else to take care of you and think for you. You owe the people of New York a debt of gratitude for letting you stay at the park as there are so many regulations and rules that could have had you removed weeks ago. If I were the mayor I would send down a health inspector to close up your kitchen. i can assure you that it is not up to code. If you freeze to death, I will not care as it is your own stupidity controlling your actions and it would be Darwinism in action.

[-] 1 points by paulg5 (673) 2 years ago

If you were to have read all the posts NO ONE FROM OWS asked this question! I did, I suggested that it would be a nice gesture by the city and the mayor to offer this alternative rather than let people freeze to death in the streets, I didn't think NY was that find of city! But I starting to believe otherwise.... ONCE AGAIN THIS POST WAS NOT SUBMITTED BY A OWS DEMONSTRATOR. THE AUTHER OF THE POST IS SAFE AND WARM IN HIS HOME IN PENNSYLVANIA JUST IN CASE ANYONE GIVES A CRAP!

[-] 1 points by TechJunkie (3029) from Miami Beach, FL 2 years ago

Why would the city make a "nice gesture" toward a group that's based on interfering with the city's financial district, violating city codes, and clashing with law enforcement?

[-] 1 points by paulg5 (673) 2 years ago

It depends on where your priorities are, screwing the people that pay your salary on this post sounds like, not a problem. You speak as if the "City" were a person or a leader or something. it's not, the city is the people. Just because they don't all agree on issues doesn't make them any lesser than anyone else, or should be disrespected. Why is it so acceptable to be screwed over by wall street, corporations, banks and government. And then to turn around and be so annoyed by what this organization represents? Do you have to pass these people on you way to your office, or what?

[-] 1 points by TechJunkie (3029) from Miami Beach, FL 2 years ago

When I said "the city", I was referring to the government, as were you when you made your proposal about what Mayor Bloomberg (with an "e") should do.

[-] 1 points by paulg5 (673) 2 years ago

Dam...... I spelled the mayors name wrong, shame on me! Well as long as I made my point i'm happy!

[-] 0 points by Rob (881) 2 years ago

Replace "you" with "them"

[-] 1 points by SMHFutureOfHumanity (22) 2 years ago

amen

[-] 1 points by Vooter (441) 2 years ago

Michael Bloomberg is an election-stealing monkey--don't ever forget it....

[-] 1 points by Redmist (212) from Yazd, Yazd 2 years ago

Or maybe just keep getting paid was the right answer, He cant be re-elected I was just informed.

[-] 1 points by Redmist (212) from Yazd, Yazd 2 years ago

He wants to be re-elected, and keep getting paid for a job he earned.

[-] 1 points by harry2 (113) 2 years ago

Bloomberg, I actually thought he is a honorable guy. Thought he kind of cares for his people.

Well I was wrong.

Why is he stripping freezing people of there heaters, there generators, Is there a possibility that Wall Street 1% guys paid him off? Is he that greedy?

How much is a human worth?

Or is there a pattern what wall street did at the mortgage real estate bubble? When taking peoples equity?

[-] 1 points by JeffCallahan (216) 2 years ago

Don't pick on Bloomburgh he's just another puppet politician doing what he's told no different than any member of congress or any president for that matter.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

he'd build a mech robot with all those confiscated generators

[-] 1 points by JeffCallahan (216) 2 years ago

You seem like a smart guy. Surely you don't think some two bit city mayor has any say about what goes on do you?

[-] 1 points by JeffCallahan (216) 2 years ago

Let's oust all government local and federal. This country is run by big corporations and big banks. Why should the corporations and banks be wasting so much money on lobbyist and the public waste so much money on congress, senate and president, local govt, etc. when it is obvious they don't run anything? Let's all save some money and cut Washington out. We can just take our direction straight from the corporations and banks. Take the money the public is wasting on a puppet government and what corporations are wasting on lobbyist and put it to better use.

[-] 1 points by paulg5 (673) 2 years ago

no......not a good IDEA!

[-] 1 points by JeffCallahan (216) 2 years ago

What idea??? It's not and idea if you want change apeal to the people in power. And the people in power are the largest corporations, and the largest banks.

[-] 1 points by paulg5 (673) 2 years ago

We could save a hole shit load of money if we let loose all the criminals from all the prisons to!

[-] 1 points by JeffCallahan (216) 2 years ago

I hope you didn't put any thought into that reply. Because if you considered the debate at hand and still thought your reply made some seance you might want to get a brain scan. Do you seriously not know that politicians don't run anything they are controlled by the wealthiest people in the world. Politicians do as they are told or they will be removed by the people who put them where they are.

[-] 1 points by paulg5 (673) 2 years ago

You need a lobotomy if you think we should put the country in the hands of banks and corporations just to save on lobbying fees? That remark was a joke I hope?

[-] 1 points by owstag (508) 2 years ago

It's not his responsibility to warm the protesters. They've already demonstrated that they refused to leave the private property (Zucotti Park) they are currently squatting on; you think he's going to invite them into another place (one they can't just waltz into)?

What is so important about camping out in a park or convention center anyway? What is so important about sleeping there overnight? Why can't you just protest during the day? No one's watching in the wee hours of the morning anyway; the whole thing's a bit silly, innit?

[-] 1 points by JeffCallahan (216) 2 years ago

You are absolutely correct. Politicians only have a responsibility to the deep pocket that put them where they are and can damn sure send them back to where they came from if they don't do as they are told. But they don't have any obligation to worm protestors or to any other citizens for that matter.

[-] 1 points by owstag (508) 2 years ago

Your point about politicians being responsible to the deep pockets that put them where they are is valid but irrelevant; private property is private property, and a public official can't order a property owner to let people live in their building, much less people who are protesting their would be benefactors. Some generous locals have opened their homes to the protesters; fine. But should Bloomberg order homeowners to house and feed a few protesters each? C'est absurd. They seem to expect a lot of generosity from the same people they are daily describing as greedy. The irony is extraordinary.

Solution: protest on Wall Street by day to your heart's content, but go home at night. As I've said before, I think a lot of these people just enjoy the OWS lifestyle and the politics are merely a rationalization for it, not the other way round.

[-] 1 points by paulg5 (673) 2 years ago

What better place to demonstrate than right across the street from the scene of the crime. I think the camping out represents all of the people that have lost their homes and life savings to the wall street crimes!

[-] 1 points by owstag (508) 2 years ago

Good place to protest, dumb place to sleep.

[-] 1 points by cmt (1195) from Tolland, CT 2 years ago

A bit silly. No.

There have been very large protests in Washington, such as a recent environmental one, that were utterly ignored by the media.

The core message of OWS requires communication, and that, for better or worse, requires media attention. The commitment of doing the difficult by camping has dramatized the issues, and that's important.

[-] 1 points by owstag (508) 2 years ago

The silliness I'm referring to is expecting those you are protesting to provide you room and board in a a privately owned convention center, not necessarily the movement itself in its entirety. Expecting Bloomberg to open up them Javitz center for the OWS is beyond silly. It's also private property; he can't just hand it over (in fact, even if it was public property, he doesn't have the authority to hand it over to OWS). The whole spectacle of the protesters seriously expecting such absurd and unreasonable demands be met really makes OWS look juvenile.

[-] 1 points by cmt (1195) from Tolland, CT 2 years ago

Ah, that's much clearer. Point taken.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

he's not very interesting

[-] 1 points by Tryagain (300) 2 years ago

He'd break out the water canons and clear the private property the squatters are trespassing on.

[-] 1 points by paulg5 (673) 2 years ago

It's not private property, and Bloomburg is a big ass 1%er

[-] 1 points by Socrates469bc (608) from New York, NY 2 years ago

1 percenter Billionaire Bloomberg's False Pretext and Theft from the 99%

http://occupywallst.org/forum/1-percenter-mayor-bloomberg-uses-false-pretext-to-/

[-] 1 points by paulg5 (673) 2 years ago

No doubt about it he must go!

[-] 1 points by coolowolf (4) 2 years ago

for BB you are a pig ( goy) and you all are goyim ( cattle pigs ) throw turds on cops and prepare for a long war .

[-] 1 points by paulg5 (673) 2 years ago

Why do I always get the weird reply's

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