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BLOOMY RAPS RUDY
New York Post ^ | 11/04/03 | STEPHANIE GASKELL

Posted on 11/04/2003 1:08:33 AM PST by kattracks

Edited on 05/26/2004 5:17:17 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

November 4, 2003 -- Mayor Bloomberg, in an unusually sharp jab at Rudy Giuliani, says racial issues tinged every aspect of his predecessor's administration. "You forget that every single decision, everybody, every story, everything was always couched in terms of race," Bloomberg says in the December issue of Vanity Fair, which hits newsstands tomorrow.


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Bloomberg also suggests he wouldn't be devastated if he loses his re-election bid in 2005.

Neither would 90% of NYers.

1 posted on 11/04/2003 1:08:33 AM PST by kattracks
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To: kattracks
ba bye,,,,,,,,,,,
2 posted on 11/04/2003 1:11:07 AM PST by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: kattracks
Blooming Hell!
3 posted on 11/04/2003 1:11:31 AM PST by battlegearboat
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To: kattracks; Gabz
"Think about all the press attention to 9/11," he says. "That number of people die every year in the city from secondhand smoke.

This idiot .. This Moron .. This Jerk is comparing secondhand smoke to a terror attack on 9/11???

4 posted on 11/04/2003 1:12:18 AM PST by Mo1 (http://www.favewavs.com/wavs/cartoons/spdemocrats.wav)
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To: kattracks
Not even a RINO. He's a Leftist circus freak.
5 posted on 11/04/2003 1:20:18 AM PST by JoJo Gunn (Liberalism - Better Living through Histrionics )
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To: Mo1
That should make a few people angry. What a fool he is.
6 posted on 11/04/2003 1:26:02 AM PST by kcvl
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To: kcvl
Yep, I'll say a few

Who does he think he is .. Grrrrr
7 posted on 11/04/2003 1:27:32 AM PST by Mo1 (http://www.favewavs.com/wavs/cartoons/spdemocrats.wav)
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To: kattracks
"You forget that every single decision, everybody, every story, everything was always couched in terms of race,"

That wasnt Rudys fault, thats the media and Sharptons fault. Is there any way we can throw this as*hole out of the party?
8 posted on 11/04/2003 3:11:45 AM PST by Husker24
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To: kattracks
I'm wondering, is the Republican party going to put someone in for a primary against Bloomberg? Bloomberg will run as a republican and NY will have two democrats to choose from. When I worked in Manhattan and Dinkins was mayor, the city was in a horrible state. When I worked in Manhattan and Giuliani was Mayor, what a different wonderful place. I pray they don't destroy what Rudy has done.
9 posted on 11/04/2003 3:35:16 AM PST by GodBlessUSA
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To: kattracks

10 posted on 11/04/2003 5:08:29 AM PST by SheLion (Curiosity killed the cat BUT satisfaction brought her back!!!)
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To: Mo1; *puff_list; Just another Joe; Great Dane; Max McGarrity; Tumbleweed_Connection; ...
This idiot .. This Moron .. This Jerk is comparing secondhand smoke to a terror attack on 9/11???

Why do you think we call him BLOOMINGIDIOT


11 posted on 11/04/2003 5:11:25 AM PST by SheLion (Curiosity killed the cat BUT satisfaction brought her back!!!)
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To: kattracks
Bloomberg admits that being mayor isn't the "highlight of his career."

Interesting comment by the Mayor, and numerous conclusions could be made from it. As an Western NY'er, I'd rather our largest city have someone who:

1) Considers the job of NYC mayor as the single most important thing he has done in his career.
2) Recognizes the honor of holding the position.
3) Acts upon the obligation to those who did/did not vote for him.
4) Realizes that he ran as a Republican, and many probably cast a vote for him simply based on the principals of the party. Principals that he claims to endorse.

Instead, NYC seems to have yet another whiney liberal at the helm....
12 posted on 11/04/2003 5:13:03 AM PST by Made In The USA (Where is the outrage?!)
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To: kattracks
Where did he get his second hand smoke death numbers? Is he trying to get a job writing for the New York Times?
13 posted on 11/04/2003 5:17:39 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Living fast is fine as long as you steer well and have good brakes.)
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To: kattracks
This socialist goofball is like a bull in a china shop. He can't be gone soon enough.
14 posted on 11/04/2003 5:26:59 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: kattracks
"Bloomberg also compares the number of deaths caused by secondhand smoke to the number of people killed in the World Trade Center collapse.

Doubling his previous estimates, the mayor says that 2,000 New Yorkers die each year from secondhand smoke."

Name one, you blooming idiot. Just one name!
15 posted on 11/04/2003 5:32:51 AM PST by CSM (Shame on me for attacking an unarmed person, a smoke gnatzie!)
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To: SheLion
Why do you think we call him BLOOMINGIDIOT

It fits him

16 posted on 11/04/2003 5:41:27 AM PST by Mo1 (http://www.favewavs.com/wavs/cartoons/spdemocrats.wav)
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To: Made In The USA
4) Realizes that he ran as a Republican, and many probably cast a vote for him simply based on the principals of the party. Principals that he claims to endorse.

What happened here is that 9-11 just happened. Rudy was leaving as Mayor..........he endorses this jackass, and at that time, Rudy was the KING and everyone worshipped him!

New Year's Eve, he stood in Times Square and held his hands up high with BloomingIdiot. Of course, the whole state of New York thought that BloomingIdiot would HAVE to be the best thing ever to happen to NYC because RUDY ENDORCED HIM!

I often wonder to this day if Rudy had ANY idea of how this man really works. I have my doubts.

17 posted on 11/04/2003 5:53:39 AM PST by SheLion (Curiosity killed the cat BUT satisfaction brought her back!!!)
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To: Flurry
"Where did he get his second hand smoke death numbers? Is he trying to get a job writing for the New York Times? Ha! Love it.
18 posted on 11/04/2003 5:56:14 AM PST by lockjaw02 ("The phenomenon of corruption is like the garbage. It has to be removed daily." -Ignacio)
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To: Mo1
Nothing that comes out of the Bloominidiot's mouth surprises me anymore.

Even the EPS's totally bogus numbers only claim 3,000 AMERICANS, total.

He has made me ashamed to admit I was born and raised in what was once a great city.
19 posted on 11/04/2003 5:57:10 AM PST by Gabz (Smoke-gnatzies - small minds buzzing in your business - SWAT'EM)
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To: kattracks
"You forget that every single decision, everybody, every story, everything was always couched in terms of race," Bloomberg says in the December issue of Vanity Fair, which hits newsstands tomorrow.
"That's not true anymore," Bloomberg concludes.

Well, no, you idiot. That was during the Dinkins administration. Remember, Dinkie was the one who used city money to pay to have the body of a drug dealer who was killed in a shoot-out with the NYPD flown back to whatever country he came from (of course, he was here illegally) *and* for the funeral, all because the dead dealer just happened to be black.

He also stood by for the first couple of days of the Crown Heights riots, to "let them get it out of their systems" and then took a visible role in the racially-motivated boycott of a Korean grocer. Nurse Goonberg probably idolizes fellow leftist moron Dinkins.

"He made all the decisions . . . particularly when it came to police and fire. Rudy wanted to be the PC [police commissioner]. Rudy wanted to be the fire commissioner. He rushed to the fires," Bloomberg says.

Wrong again, you assclown. He rushed to just about every fire not because he's a frustrated firefighter, but because he cared about each and every person in this city and wanted to show those who suffered that he -- and the city -- was there for them. I prefer a mayor like that over an effete snob who just hires "that type of person" to take care of that stuff while he sips champagne at Nobu.

Bloomberg also compares the number of deaths caused by secondhand smoke to the number of people killed in the World Trade Center collapse.

Words fail to describe just what a leftist nitwit he really is.

Bloomberg also suggests he wouldn't be devastated if he loses his re-election bid in 2005.

Nor would much of NYC. Hell, I'll hold a party -- if I haven't been driven out of here by then.

Bloomberg admits that being mayor isn't the "highlight of his career."

Nor is it something for which the city can be particularly proud.

In the nine-page article, Bloomberg also targets Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer, citing him as a politician who spends his entire term running for re-election.

OK, I'll give him that one. Then again, even a stopped clock is right twice a day...

20 posted on 11/04/2003 5:58:15 AM PST by NYC GOP Chick (The LMDC can go to hell)
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To: CSM
Not only is it not true, but even if you assume it is true the 2000 U.S. Census lists the population of NYC as 8,008,278.

What are 2000 deaths compared to the total population? What is the leading cause of death in NYC? What are the total number of annual deaths in NYC?

The point is that even if these phonied up death statistics are true, they're a mere drop in the bucket and engaging in massive social engineering over a drop in the bucket should give us a clue as to where this jerk is headed.

21 posted on 11/04/2003 6:00:56 AM PST by metesky ("Brethren, leave us go amongst them." Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton - Ward Bond- The Searchers)
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To: Made In The USA
4) Realizes that he ran as a Republican, and many probably cast a vote for him simply based on the principals of the party. Principals that he claims to endorse.

Actually, he won the general election because in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, Rudy was treated like a god and literally dragged him across the finish line. The Bloomberg commercials starring Rudy were relentless in the weeks before the election. Hell, if I still weren't so pissed off at how he literally bought the GOP nomination (by promising to finance his own campaign, thereby freeing up state GOP money for Pataki's re-election the following year, as pre-9/11, Pataki was far from a shoo-in, as well as tossing cash at city GOP candidates and grassroots clubs, but only ones that endorsed him), those commercials would have really moved me.

22 posted on 11/04/2003 6:01:56 AM PST by NYC GOP Chick (The LMDC can go to hell)
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To: NYC GOP Chick
I was just about to ping you over here.

Well said, my friend, well said.
23 posted on 11/04/2003 6:02:27 AM PST by Gabz (Smoke-gnatzies - small minds buzzing in your business - SWAT'EM)
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To: Gabz
Thanks. :) I just loathe this guy so much, and I have a feeling that his "non-partisan elections" fetish will fail in today's election, because people see it as a referendum on him.
24 posted on 11/04/2003 6:03:44 AM PST by NYC GOP Chick (The LMDC can go to hell)
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To: kattracks
If Mayor Bloomy thinks being Mayor of NYC is beneath his social position then he should resign, today.
25 posted on 11/04/2003 6:04:09 AM PST by JoeSixPack1 (POW/MIA Bring 'em Home, Or Send us Back!! Semper Fi)
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To: NYC GOP Chick
Excellent post with which I agree wholeheartedly, including the use of the term "assclown" to refer to Bloomberg. It should be his official title.
26 posted on 11/04/2003 6:07:11 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: NYC GOP Chick
Momey, money, money is all bloombutt understands.

To get the smoking ban passed he threated city council members with bankrolling opponents against anyone who voted against it.
27 posted on 11/04/2003 6:12:11 AM PST by Gabz (Smoke-gnatzies - small minds buzzing in your business - SWAT'EM)
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To: NYC GOP Chick
I hope you're right - but unfortunately even if you are, his ego is of such magnitude he will not see it for the mandate against him that it truly is.
28 posted on 11/04/2003 6:13:23 AM PST by Gabz (Smoke-gnatzies - small minds buzzing in your business - SWAT'EM)
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To: lockjaw02
Truth is hard to take for folks like Bloomie.
29 posted on 11/04/2003 6:14:33 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Living fast is fine as long as you steer well and have good brakes.)
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To: kattracks
Bloomberg: a legend in his own mind.
30 posted on 11/04/2003 6:15:48 AM PST by exit82 (Sound off to your elected reps in DC: Capitol switchboard toll free number 1-800-648-3516.)
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To: Gabz
Even the EPS's totally bogus numbers only claim 3,000 AMERICANS, total.

Regardless .. you don't compare that to the terror attacks of 9/11

He is a Disgrace and has no shame

31 posted on 11/04/2003 6:16:33 AM PST by Mo1 (http://www.favewavs.com/wavs/cartoons/spdemocrats.wav)
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To: Mo1
You are totally correct.
32 posted on 11/04/2003 6:18:07 AM PST by Gabz (Smoke-gnatzies - small minds buzzing in your business - SWAT'EM)
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To: SheLion
LOL ! Hidden camera catches BloomingIdiot in action ...


33 posted on 11/04/2003 6:53:34 AM PST by MeekOneGOP (Check out the Texas Chicken D 'RATS!: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/keyword/Redistricting)
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To: kattracks
"No one should infer any criticism of Mayor Giuliani in either of those statements," he said.

How could you not.

Sounds like the good Mayor have seen the writing on the wall, the article reeks of sour grapes, and the mayor sounds like a spoiled child.

34 posted on 11/04/2003 7:50:05 AM PST by Great Dane (You can smoke just about everywhere in Denmark.)
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To: NYC GOP Chick; firebrand
Nurse Bloomberg, please report to the mental ward!
35 posted on 11/04/2003 7:57:34 AM PST by Clemenza (East side, West side, all around the town. Tripping the light fantastic on the sidewalks of New York)
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To: metesky
Actually, the census is an undercount. I've heard from other (reliable) sources that if you could magically get a hold on all of the illegals in thiss city, the population would be approx. 8,300,000.
36 posted on 11/04/2003 7:59:44 AM PST by Clemenza (East side, West side, all around the town. Tripping the light fantastic on the sidewalks of New York)
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To: Clemenza
Of course it's an undercount -- I never got a census form or interview or anything.
37 posted on 11/04/2003 8:01:47 AM PST by NYC GOP Chick (The LMDC can go to hell)
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To: NYC GOP Chick
Actually, he won the general election because in the immediate aftermath of 9/11

This is what I said, too, in my post #17!

38 posted on 11/04/2003 8:05:13 AM PST by SheLion (Curiosity killed the cat BUT satisfaction brought her back!!!)
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To: *all
More On Bloomberg

Click on idiots picture to find out more.

39 posted on 11/04/2003 8:06:39 AM PST by SheLion (Curiosity killed the cat BUT satisfaction brought her back!!!)
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To: kattracks
he has appointed the worst people to fill jobs, chuck schumers wife is DOT commissioner, traffic has never been worse. bloomberg is so gone, its not even funny.
40 posted on 11/04/2003 8:08:01 AM PST by oceanview
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To: Husker24
Throw him out of the party? Ha ha ha ha ha. At a disgusting meeting last night, all the party hacks were on his side, while the rank and file were livid about Proposition 3.

We also learned how delegates to the convention will be picked: by the winning candidate, sort of like ambassadorships. Money money money. It's necessary, but it shouldn't be ALL they ever think about.

41 posted on 11/04/2003 8:48:48 AM PST by firebrand
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To: SheLion
Right! As soon as I saw the onslaught of Goonberg commercials which starred Rudy, my heart sank because I knew he was going to win -- and I wanted Mark Green to win.

It's not that I liked anything about that obnoxious leftist with the phoniest smile in all of politics, but that I knew that when push comes to shove, Nurse Bloomberg would revert to kneejerk leftist form. So, if we were going to get, essentially, the same results from either jerk, we might as well not hang them on the GOP.

42 posted on 11/04/2003 9:08:13 AM PST by NYC GOP Chick (The LMDC can go to hell)
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To: oceanview
he has appointed the worst people to fill jobs, chuck schumers wife is DOT commissioner, traffic has never been worse. bloomberg is so gone, its not even funny.

How about the way he offered the Schools Chancellor job to Randi Weingarten before he gave it to Joel Klein.

43 posted on 11/04/2003 9:09:05 AM PST by NYC GOP Chick (The LMDC can go to hell)
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To: firebrand
Do we even have a GOP here anymore?!
44 posted on 11/04/2003 9:09:26 AM PST by NYC GOP Chick (The LMDC can go to hell)
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To: kattracks
The arrogance of this man appalls me !!!!
45 posted on 11/04/2003 10:43:05 AM PST by Mears
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To: GodBlessUSA
Rudy would be proud to know that Bloomberg has allowed a ton of porn shops to be moved back into Times Square. How nice...hello 1970s!!!!!
46 posted on 11/04/2003 10:49:15 AM PST by My Favorite Headache (I Want A Girlfriend)
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To: StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; Black Agnes; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; DKNY; ...
Bloomberg also compares the number of deaths caused by secondhand smoke to the number of people killed in the World Trade Center collapse...

"Think about all the press attention to 9/11," he says. "That number of people die every year in the city from secondhand smoke.

Words fail me...

Please FReepmail me if you want on or off my infrequent ‘miscellaneous’ ping list.

47 posted on 11/04/2003 9:21:41 PM PST by nutmeg (Is the DemocRATic party extinct yet?)
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To: Mears
I just laughed when they read a quote from Bloomberg that talked about how Rudy would play fire chief and run to all the fires, but HE delegates responsibility! I only remember Rudy going to visit firefighters in hospitals and going to firefighters' funerals no matter WHAT. How many funerals has Bloomberg been to???

His ego befits a CEO.
48 posted on 11/04/2003 9:46:20 PM PST by cyborg (Kyk nou, die ding wat jy soek issie hierie sienj)
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To: Mo1
"Think about all the press attention to 9/11," he says. "That number of people die every year in the city from secondhand smoke.

Looks like old Bumberg missed his calling as an environmental scientist.

49 posted on 11/04/2003 11:30:39 PM PST by Tabi Katz
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To: nutmeg
Bloomberg also compares the number of deaths caused by secondhand smoke to the number of people killed in the World Trade Center collapse...

"Think about all the press attention to 9/11," he says. "That number of people die every year in the city from secondhand smoke.

Does this include the NYers who may die in the future from the "second hand smoke" that lingered in the air after 9/11?

50 posted on 11/04/2003 11:40:21 PM PST by Tabi Katz
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