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Bloomberg Backs Obama, Citing Climate Change
New York Times ^ | November 1, 2012 | RAYMOND HERNANDEZ

Posted on 11/01/2012 12:43:45 PM PDT by TexasGunLover

In a surprise announcement, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said Thursday that Hurricane Sandy had reshaped his thinking about the presidential campaign and that as a result he was endorsing President Obama.

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: bloomberg; bloomberghussein
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1 posted on 11/01/2012 12:43:50 PM PDT by TexasGunLover
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To: TexasGunLover

This is a surprise? I don’t think so.


2 posted on 11/01/2012 12:45:06 PM PDT by DallasDeb
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To: TexasGunLover

this should help Romney


3 posted on 11/01/2012 12:45:16 PM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: TexasGunLover

Oh please.


4 posted on 11/01/2012 12:46:06 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: DallasDeb
This is a surprise? I don’t think so.

Not to anyone that realizes Bloomberg is a liberal nutcase... He even makes Rudi look conservative...
5 posted on 11/01/2012 12:46:22 PM PDT by TexasGunLover ("Either you're with us or you're with the terrorists."-- President George W. Bush)
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To: TexasGunLover

While Dumberg has always been it for himself this is a “30 pieces of silver “ deal


6 posted on 11/01/2012 12:46:24 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: TexasGunLover

Mayor Bloomberg’s certainly got a point.

After all, there were no hurricanes before grant-happy scientists invented Global Warming, and Obama - who’s already walked on water and fed the masses with three fish and a loaf of bread - will guide us all to the Promised Land where there is no Global Warming.


7 posted on 11/01/2012 12:46:57 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: TexasGunLover

You can get anything you want at the government handout window, because everything can be blamed on ‘Climate Change’.

Too cold? Here’s a blanket.

Too hot? Here’s your government A/C.

Too wet? Here’s your government umbrella.

Climate Change solves all problems of government!


8 posted on 11/01/2012 12:47:27 PM PDT by IncPen (Educating Barack Obama has been the most expensive project in human history)
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To: TexasGunLover

Bloomberg is mentally deranged. His crusades against soft drinks and baby formula scream that he is getting senile.


9 posted on 11/01/2012 12:47:45 PM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: Jack Hammer
Mayor Bloomberg’s certainly got a point. After all, there were no hurricanes before grant-happy scientists invented Global Warming, and Obama - who’s already walked on water and fed the masses with three fish and a loaf of bread - will guide us all to the Promised Land where there is no Global Warming.

Not to mention the $6 billion check that's coming for "relief"...
10 posted on 11/01/2012 12:47:45 PM PDT by TexasGunLover ("Either you're with us or you're with the terrorists."-- President George W. Bush)
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To: TexasGunLover
Such camaraderie among fellow dictators is a rare thing.

Kind of warms the cockles of my butt cheeks.

11 posted on 11/01/2012 12:48:32 PM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (All Y'all White Peoples is racist!)
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To: TexasGunLover

Mary Poppins Doomberg is a loony nanny. If it ain’t salt shakers, it’s “Big Gulps”. If it ain’t “Big Gulps”, it’s “global warming”. The boy needs to lighten up and practice dropping the ball for New Year’s Eve. He has too much time on his hands that he’s using to be a pain in the *** to the normal people who work for a living and just want to be left alone.


12 posted on 11/01/2012 12:48:40 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Osama bin Laden is dead, Chrysler moved to Italy and China.)
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To: TexasGunLover

Read the comments from readers.

Sandy must have rained Kool-Aid.


13 posted on 11/01/2012 12:48:49 PM PDT by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: TexasGunLover

Read the comments from readers.

Sandy must have rained Kool-Aid.


14 posted on 11/01/2012 12:49:06 PM PDT by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: Jack Hammer

Oh, yeah? Well Bloomie, if this IS global warming in action, how come the air behind this storm is so friggin’ COLD? How come WV got snowed under? You’re on, genius!/s;)


15 posted on 11/01/2012 12:49:49 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: IncPen
You can get anything you want at the government handout window

No kidding, not to mention cell phones and mortgage payments... There's plenty of "Hussein's" money to go around...
16 posted on 11/01/2012 12:50:12 PM PDT by TexasGunLover ("Either you're with us or you're with the terrorists."-- President George W. Bush)
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To: TexasGunLover

Bloomie is such a whore...
Did Boehner give Obama a blank check?...
WHo is the JOHN.?.. Boehner or Obama?..
Just who is blowing whom?..


17 posted on 11/01/2012 12:50:15 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: TexasGunLover

18 posted on 11/01/2012 12:50:58 PM PDT by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: TexasGunLover

Every hurricane is terrible to the people that it hits. Hurricane Sandy was no different from any other hurricane in that respect.

By historical standards, Hurricane Sandy was a relatively minor hurricane (Category 1 when it made landfall). What made it so damaging was where it made landfall - a very high population area with a high density of oceanfront development.

It has been over seven years since a Category 3 or greater hurricane has made landfall in the U.S. This is the longest period of no major hurricanes since we began measuring them.

We are constantly told that the past 10 years of mild summers and hard winters is not evidence against Global Warming. We are also told that the seven year stretch with no major hurricanes is also not evidence against Global Warming. The fact that every Global Warming model ten years ago predicted annual increases in warming and annual increases in the rate and intensity of hurricanes is irrelevant.

And yet, every time there is a hurricane or any other extreme weather event (which we naturally have all the time somewhere in the world) it is immediately proclaimed as yet more proof of Global Warming.

It is almost certain that the next seven years will have more severe hurricanes than the last seven. It is simply the law of averages. It is also certain that every hurricane will be proclaimed as proof of Global Warming. It is simply the law of Global Warming politics.


19 posted on 11/01/2012 12:51:43 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (Are we nearing the end of the Obamanation?)
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To: TexasGunLover
surprise announcement

BWAAHAHAHAHA!!!

20 posted on 11/01/2012 12:53:00 PM PDT by Da Bilge Troll (Put me down for 350+)
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To: TexasGunLover

Bumberg endorsing NYC’s further decline with big ZerO. I’m one of those who think God allowed this awful storm as a wake up call to the arrogant and godless. They’re not learning their lession it seems.


21 posted on 11/01/2012 12:53:25 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: TexasGunLover

A decision based on emotion rather than fact and reason.


22 posted on 11/01/2012 12:55:35 PM PDT by Pete (Check out an 11 year old entrepreneur: boodlies.com)
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To: TexasGunLover

A surprise? To whom? Not to me.


23 posted on 11/01/2012 12:55:44 PM PDT by magdalen (abortion)
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To: TexasGunLover

That does it for me, I’m taking my Romney signs and changing my registration to IDIOT!


24 posted on 11/01/2012 12:56:07 PM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: hosepipe

Rich gay dwarves for Obama!


25 posted on 11/01/2012 12:56:27 PM PDT by TheLawyerFormerlyKnownAsAl
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To: hosepipe

I’m surprised Boehner hasn’t come right out with a 0bammy endorsement. The Weeper likely doesn’t want Romney to win.


26 posted on 11/01/2012 12:56:35 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: TexasGunLover

Makes sense. If you’re undecided, after thinking about the economy and Libya, then Sandy should make up your mind.

/sarc


27 posted on 11/01/2012 12:56:47 PM PDT by TomEwall
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To: Pete

Could fear be the emotion (of unrest in da’hood?)


28 posted on 11/01/2012 12:57:50 PM PDT by jacquej
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To: magdalen
A surprise? To whom? Not to me.

Evidently to the huddle masses yearning to drink large sodas and own firearms.
29 posted on 11/01/2012 12:57:58 PM PDT by TexasGunLover ("Either you're with us or you're with the terrorists."-- President George W. Bush)
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To: TexasGunLover

Born-and-bred New Yorker here.

Bloomberg is a anus of epic proportions.

I choose that term because in Latin, “anus” has two distinct meanings:

1. the terminus of the digestive tract and 2. an old biddie.

Bloomberg is both.


30 posted on 11/01/2012 12:58:26 PM PDT by paterfamilias
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To: TexasGunLover

Hey Bloomberg, if you want to help fight against Global Warming, DO NOT TURN NEW YORK’S POWER BACK ON.


31 posted on 11/01/2012 12:59:48 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Romney & Ryan.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: TexasGunLover

The soda pop munchkin speaks!


32 posted on 11/01/2012 1:01:42 PM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight (47%, pull off the leeches in 2012!)
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To: TexasGunLover

Bloomie should deny any permission to rebuild in flooded areas until climate change is proven to be halted and reversed. That would be, maybe 100 years or so for sufficient evidence. All of the displaced businesses and people can just wait it out.


33 posted on 11/01/2012 1:02:17 PM PDT by NewHampshireDuo
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To: TexasGunLover

The way I see it is that there was no threat to the New England coast until they put up those stupid windmills and changed the wind patterns (a theory just as plausible as climate change, Don’t you think?). Did any of these awesome scientists bother to examine what thousands of windmills all over the world do to existing wind patterns? I didn’t think so. This is the argument I have personally used against my “global warming” friends. Instead of helping fight global warming they made it worse than if they just left it alone. They really don’t know what to say. I am a little surprised that I have not heard anyone else make this argument but feel free to use it if need be. I am not a scientist but this seems to make sense.


34 posted on 11/01/2012 1:03:29 PM PDT by marstegreg
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To: TexasGunLover
Hey Bloomberg, instead of spending all that money on "green" projects you should have built a sea wall to protect Battery Park and the FDR drive. You could also have built gates to protect NY harbor from surges. You have the choke points.

In your endorsement you admit "climate change" may not have anything to do with it. Indeed, Force 1 hurricanes have hit the US before but NYC has usually been spared. Do you really think reducing our carbon footprint would show any benefits within the next 50 years? If so, you're the only one. A US President cannot stop China, India and Brazil from cancelling out anything we would do.

Obama has done nothing on climate change and not even mentioned it in the debates. His "green energy" projects consist of wasting taxpayer dollars on pet projects for his supporters. The companies go bankrupt or the workers sit around playing cards and we are stuck with the bill.

Just admit you're fellating the President so he'll feed you $Bs in taxpayer money to compensate for your lack of preparation,

35 posted on 11/01/2012 1:05:50 PM PDT by Dilbert56
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To: Wordkraft
Bloomberg reminds me of a picture I saw of a man replacing a pain of glass in a bombed out building during WWII.
36 posted on 11/01/2012 1:07:48 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: TexasGunLover

Bloomberg is proof that you can be stark, staring insane, and still be mayor of NYC.


37 posted on 11/01/2012 1:09:50 PM PDT by Lazamataz (The Pravda Press has gone from 'biased' straight on through to 'utterly bizarre'.)
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To: TexasGunLover
Hurricane Sandy was a fairly unexceptional hurricane, in all respects except for its turn to the northwest instead of the northeast. The cause of this directional tendency was a persistently negative NAO (North Atlantic Oscillation) pattern (where the northern jet stream dips over the eastern Atlantic instead of the mid-continental US). During the past year, the NAO had been positive (partially due to the Pacific El Nino and an anomalous PNA pattern - neither of which have anything whatsoever to do with short-term global warming, which, as a matter of measurable atmospheric temperatures, ended thirteen years ago.

Regardless, Bloomberg is the same idiot he's always been - a big government nanny who hates the 2nd Amendment and any other manifestations of freedom.

38 posted on 11/01/2012 1:10:53 PM PDT by andy58-in-nh (Cogito, ergo armatum sum.)
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To: TexasGunLover

Too bad Bloombottom did not spend the night of the hurricane inspecting the deepest portions of the NYC subway system.

He would have done NYC the biggest favor possible.


39 posted on 11/01/2012 1:14:17 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: TexasGunLover
lololol.....

Ozone Mike backs Obama over CLIMATE CHANGE?

...even after it was discovered he was cooling his parked SUV by lowering an air conditioner from his upstairs office with extension chord so he cool the his gas guzzler waiting at the curb below?

Is this the same Bloomberg we are talking about?

Ha!


40 posted on 11/01/2012 1:20:17 PM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: Da Bilge Troll

Chris Christie and Bloomberg should meet Obama at a New York Bathouse , they have both fallen in love with Obama’s backside.


41 posted on 11/01/2012 1:22:39 PM PDT by Venturer
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When he runs against Hillary in 2016 you will not only vote for him, you will be his cheerleader.

Dole/McCain/Romney/Bloomberg.... All fits


42 posted on 11/01/2012 1:28:23 PM PDT by Afronaut (It's 1984)
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Dole/McCain/Romney/Bloomberg.... All fits

I don't know. His gun's stance makes him unacceptable to the liberal GOP.

While I voted for McCain and hated it, I learned and didn't vote for Romney. I'd definitely not vote for Bloomberg.
43 posted on 11/01/2012 1:42:41 PM PDT by TexasGunLover ("Either you're with us or you're with the terrorists."-- President George W. Bush)
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W0W! NY will probably go obama now.

What this is all about is FEMA money. Bloomberg figures if obama loses he’ll still be able to hit him up for FEMA money before he leaves office. But obama is between a rock and a hard place. What will Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnisota think about that?


44 posted on 11/01/2012 2:22:03 PM PDT by Terry Mross (To former friends and relatives. Don't ever contact me if you still support obama.)
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To: TexasGunLover
You can get anything you want at the government handout window

This just cries out for a Paul Shanklin treatment of that famous Guthrie song.


45 posted on 11/01/2012 2:26:27 PM PDT by mc5cents
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“ichael R. Bloomberg said Thursday that Hurricane Sandy had reshaped his thinking about the presidential campaign”

Right, so he was ready to endorse Romney but Sandy dumped a lot of water on New York city and he has to support Mr Status Quo because, what, exacty? Obama will actually make the seas recede? But if he was going to do that, why didnt he do it in his FIRST four years?

That’s the dumbest reason for an endorsement that I have ever heard in my entire life. This is dumber than the ‘lady parts’ endrosement. Dumber than Madonna’s endorsement. Dumber than the ‘he has to finish what he started’ excuse (Obama is a one man wrecking crew).

Bloomberg is not an idiot, so I have to conclude he is lying.


46 posted on 11/01/2012 2:31:42 PM PDT by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: TexasGunLover

Maybe they should stop messing around with geoengineering (just one example, Bill Gates in New Mexico) and then we wouldn’t be seeing “climate change.” As per usual with idiotic goobt-sponsored/supported projects, they backfire. They’re dropping aerosols on the entire planet to combat fake-global warming, and in the process, baking and dehydrating us to death. All of the leftists and one-world-goobt types are beyond evil.


47 posted on 11/01/2012 2:31:48 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: marstegreg
there was no threat to the New England coast until they put up those stupid windmills and changed the wind patterns

So, Don Quixote had the right idea after all!!


48 posted on 11/01/2012 2:32:09 PM PDT by mc5cents
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To: TexasGunLover

I would think the mayor of a city with several million residents currently living in the dark, would be grateful for any electricity right about now, even the kind generated by cheap dirty coal.


49 posted on 11/01/2012 2:38:10 PM PDT by CaptainMorgantown
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To: IMR 4350
Bloomberg reminds me of a picture I saw of a man replacing a pain of glass

Actually you are on the right track. Bloomberg is a pain in the ass actually.

50 posted on 11/01/2012 2:39:13 PM PDT by mc5cents
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