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Bloomberg Refused Second Slice of Pizza at Local Restaurant
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Posted on 05/03/2013 5:11:38 AM PDT by GreenAccord

Edited on 05/03/2013 5:15:47 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

The owners of Collegno's Pizzeria say they refused to serve him more than one piece to protest Bloomberg's proposed soda ban,which would limit the portions of soda sold in the city.

Bloomberg was having an informal working lunch with city comptroller John Liu at the time and was enraged by the embarrassing prohibition. The owners would not relent, however, and the pair were forced to decamp to another restaurant to finish their meal.

Witnesses say the situation unfolded when as the two were looking over budget documents, they realized they needed more food than originally ordered.

"Hey, could I get another pepperoni over here?" Bloomberg asked owner Antonio Benito.

"I'm sorry sir," he replied, "we can't do that. You've reached your personal slice limit."

Stop and Tisk

Mayor Bloomberg, not accustomed to being challenged, assumed that the owner was joking.

"OK, that's funny," he remarked, "because of the soda thing ... No come on. I'm not kidding. I haven't eaten all morning, just send over another pepperoni."

"I'm sorry sir. We're serious," Benito insisted. "We've decided that eating more than one piece isn't healthy for you, and so we're forbidding you from doing it."

"Look jackass," Bloomberg retorted, his anger boiling, "I ******* skipped breakfast this morning just so I could eat four slices of your pizza. Don't be a schmuck, just get back to the kitchen and bring out some ******* pizza, okay."

"I'm sorry sir, there's nothing I can do," the owner repeated. "Maybe you could go to several restaurants and get one slice at each. At least that way you're walking. You know, burning calories."

Witnesses say a fuming Bloomberg and a bemused Liu did indeed walk down the street to a rival pizzeria , ordered another slice and finished their meeting.

New York's so-called "soda ban" would have limited the size of sweetened beverages served in restaurants to 16 oz (0.5 liters). The plan, backed by Mayor Bloomberg, is currently being held up by a U.S. district court.

Bloomberg has been the mayor of New York City since 2002. Theretofore he was the CEO of Bloomberg LP, the world's leading financial data firm. His personal fortune is estimated at around $27 billion.


TOPICS: Food
KEYWORDS: satire; sourcetitlenoturl; spoof

1 posted on 05/03/2013 5:11:38 AM PDT by GreenAccord
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To: GreenAccord

This is your official notice that you have made my day!


2 posted on 05/03/2013 5:12:34 AM PDT by Freeport (The proper application of high explosives will remove all obstacles.)
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To: GreenAccord

“You’ve reached your personal slice limit.”

HAHA!


3 posted on 05/03/2013 5:13:39 AM PDT by CountryClassSF
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To: GreenAccord
This is from the Onion, right? It just seems too perfect to be true.

If this is actually true, then I think this pizza shop is going to experience booming business from this point on.

4 posted on 05/03/2013 5:14:53 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: GreenAccord

BWAHAHAHAHAHA good for them!!! And that hizhonnor did not take it in stride is priceless.


5 posted on 05/03/2013 5:15:01 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (3 guns when you only have one arm? "I just don't want to get killed for lack of shooting back")
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To: GreenAccord

I may have to go to NYC just so I can give some business to Collegno’s Pizzeria. Way to go!


6 posted on 05/03/2013 5:15:03 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The ballot box is a sham. Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: GreenAccord

It was my understanding that, delightful as this is, it’s fiction.


7 posted on 05/03/2013 5:15:05 AM PDT by Mad Dawg (In te, Domine, speravi: non confundar in aeternum.)
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To: GreenAccord

SATIRE ARTICLE

DailyCurrent is a spoof paper. See for example Pope Benedict comes out as gay
8 posted on 05/03/2013 5:15:15 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: GreenAccord; Admin Moderator

This needs to be listed as SATIRE.

This did not really happen.


9 posted on 05/03/2013 5:15:36 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: GreenAccord

Let me be the first to call BS before this gets pulled for the f word


10 posted on 05/03/2013 5:15:41 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: GreenAccord

Great story. I only hope it’s true.

The sad part is that Bloomberg is too stupid to learn the lesson the Pizza guy tried to teach him.


11 posted on 05/03/2013 5:19:11 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: GreenAccord
"Look jackass," Bloomberg retorted, his anger boiling, "I f*cking skipped breakfast this morning just so I could eat four slices of your pizza. Don't be a schmuck, just get back to the kitchen and bring out some f*cking pizza, okay."
As much as I dislike Bloomberg, I doubt hiz honor spoke publicly in that tone of voice or used all those four letter words.
12 posted on 05/03/2013 5:20:18 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: GreenAccord

What’s good for the goose is good for this liberal pandrer.

He’s such a good liberal. When he doesn’t get his way he resorts to verbal attacks and foul language.


13 posted on 05/03/2013 5:20:51 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: All

This was reported as if it was a legit news by Quinn of Quinn & Rose (syndicated talk radio) at the top of the 8am EDT intro.

Apologies, as I didn’t catch that it was satire. It is interesting that twitter is sort of going crazy on this (lot’s of tweeterdoodles or whatever the heck they’re called) with lots of re-tweets of this news story.


14 posted on 05/03/2013 5:20:59 AM PDT by GreenAccord (Bacon Akbar)
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To: GreenAccord

Satire but the USELESS EATER TOTALITARIAN POS shouldn’t be allowed ANY slices from any “free” person who produces or makes food or drink.

Let him forage in the wilderness for his own food.


15 posted on 05/03/2013 5:21:01 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: GreenAccord

I love it when jerks like Bloomberg get a li’l slice of karma.


16 posted on 05/03/2013 5:24:30 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: GreenAccord

..although satire, it’s very close to reality. Bloominidiot is a fussy pants....likes to straighten people’s ties and lapels in hallways,....thinks nothing of commenting on dress choices of others....wouldn’t put it pass him to wet his thumb with spit and wipe a smudge from a underling’s face.
That annoying compulsive Aunt comes to mind.


17 posted on 05/03/2013 5:24:43 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: GreenAccord
If the damn thing is satire, then list it as satire! Now I look like a jack ass since I found this without any comments and sent it to everyone.

I personally think satire has no place at FR, as it always has the potential to make us ALL look like jack-asses. This is supposed to be a NEWS site.

18 posted on 05/03/2013 5:26:09 AM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Venturer

OK, it’s satire & the best satire gets painfully close to the truth & fools lots of people. Got it. But if this were an actual confrontation between Nanny Bloomberg & the pizza shop, my comment would have been.

“Collegno’s Pizzeria swarmed by city health inspectors in three...two...one...”


19 posted on 05/03/2013 5:27:36 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: GreenAccord

Ha.Ha. Hope this is true. Karma bites.


20 posted on 05/03/2013 5:32:44 AM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: PapaBear3625
The mark of exceptional satire is that it's just close enough to reality to be believable.

Great article.

21 posted on 05/03/2013 5:38:48 AM PDT by wbill
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To: NonValueAdded

> BWAHAHAHAHAHA good for them!!! And that hizhonnor did not take it in stride is priceless.

Don’t ya love it when the self titled elites get smacked down. I think I like this better than when that cafe owner refused to serve Biden.


22 posted on 05/03/2013 5:40:03 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001

I feel like a dumba$$. satire...:(

But someone PLEASE do this...: )


23 posted on 05/03/2013 5:43:15 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: GreenAccord

24 posted on 05/03/2013 5:55:56 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: GreenAccord

Tammany Hall and “Boss” Tweed were not amused.


25 posted on 05/03/2013 5:58:42 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: GreenAccord
EXCELLENT!! UP YOURS MAMA BLOOMBERG....
26 posted on 05/03/2013 6:00:50 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: GreenAccord

Would be great if it actually happened. Funny nonetheless.


27 posted on 05/03/2013 6:07:11 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: GreenAccord

Capricious with just a hint of bodacious. :-)


28 posted on 05/03/2013 6:13:03 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: GreenAccord

Personally, I’d really appreciate you putting a [SATIRE] tag in the headline and also keywords.


29 posted on 05/03/2013 6:14:23 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: GreenAccord

As much as I would love to see this happen, any business that tried this in NYC would have its license yanked before sundown. End of livelihood.


30 posted on 05/03/2013 6:22:23 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: GreenAccord

I love this guy!!!


31 posted on 05/03/2013 6:35:35 AM PDT by pgkdan (Some taglines never go away....)
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To: PapaBear3625

damn...figures it was too good to be true!


32 posted on 05/03/2013 6:36:31 AM PDT by pgkdan (Some taglines never go away....)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Snopes says it did not happen:

http://www.examiner.com/article/mayor-bloomberg-was-not-denied-a-second-slice-of-pizza


33 posted on 05/03/2013 6:38:21 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: GreenAccord

lol.

Pizza places may be the last bastions of freedom of speech. Ben Nelson got the hint that it was time to give up his Senate seat when he got booed at an Omaha pizza place after the “Cornhusker Kickback” to pass Obamacare.

Kudos to the person who had that exchange with Bloomberg. He speaks for a bunch of us. The emperors always think they are exempt from the tyranny they inflict on everybody else.


34 posted on 05/03/2013 6:50:36 AM PDT by butterdezillion (,)
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To: GreenAccord

LOL!!!! I’m dying here!!!!


35 posted on 05/03/2013 6:55:10 AM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: GreenAccord

The first comment below the article at the Daily Currant says that Drudge linked to the article as though it were a real event. If so, then Drudge was duped. Embarrassing.


36 posted on 05/03/2013 7:01:41 AM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: GreenAccord

The only thing that would make this story better would have been if the pizzaria owner had kicked the dirtbag in the ass as he was walking out the door and told him he was banned from coming back.


37 posted on 05/03/2013 8:54:05 AM PDT by Newtoidaho
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