Skip to comments.Thousands Rally at City Hall
Posted on 03/05/2009 3:58:50 PM PST by dougNYC
NEW YORK (CBS) ― A massive protest was held outside City Hall in Manhattan on Thursday afternoon, where it seems people have just about had it with the recession.
Organizers estimate that 50,000 people have lined Broadway with a message to Gov. David Paterson that cuts are not the answer to fixing New York's budget problems.
The protesters are made up of a widespread coalition of labor unions, community groups, and even families uniting to have their voices heard. Dubbing it a "Rally for New York," they are rallying against proposed state and city budget cuts to public services, education, health care, along with other programs that impact families and the economy in New York.
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Look for the increased use of mobs of people. Soon the mobs will become assaultive against certain groups.
They put 50,000 in the streets demanding Communist wealth redistribution. The people who actually make this country work put three or four hundred in the streets to defend themselves.
No wonder I’m depressed.
These obviously would NOT be the 50,000 residents who, collectively, pay ALL of NYC'S operating expenses.
Hell, yeah! Why cut the waste when you can just suck money out of the Red States?
Hey these are the same people who elected the ass holes!<
OBAMA LIED AND THE ECONNMY DIED!>
LEARN TO LIVE WITH IT!
We have jobs.
You mean it was a ‘looters rally’! Probably organized by the union thugs and the ACORN thugs.
Wow. Sounds like a completely spontaneous gathering of hardworking taxpayers who are not currently sucking off the public teat. Not.
By getting themselves and their families the hell out of cities.
This is going to be hideous when it all goes down the drain. A great many people truly feel like they are entitled to live of the fruits of other peoples' labor, and they won't be happy at all when the checks stop rolling in and the urban infrastructure they depend on shuts down.
How about working for once and stop ‘community organizing’.
Yes. Pictures of the rally would clear that up.
for almost an instant i was encouraged
we worked for days to hold the tea parties and had a handful of people.
they spontaineously have thousands...how?
did they get permits, did they publicise, how?
WOW... did you see this?
We want our welfare.
I recall Rush saying that roughly 40,000 people out of NYC’s 8 million or so, actually pay 70% of the city’s tax revenues. This constitutes 1/2 of 1% or 0.5% paying 70% of the city’s tax revenues. So Mayor Bloomberg is concerned that added tax hikes on the rich will cause this 40,000 to shrink even more and greatly add to NYC’s budget problems. Normally I would hope for the rich folks to just leave, however unfortunately they are likely to be NYC rich elitist liberals who will then move to other states or rural areas, and ruin those areas with their liberal socialist programs & ideology. They are too stupid to realize that liberal-socialism is what caused the problems in the first place.
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