Skip to comments.Bloomberg Suggests Police Stop Protecting People Until Gun Control Enacted
Posted on 07/24/2012 7:19:59 AM PDT by chessplayer
Appearing as a guest on Monday's Piers Morgan Tonight, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg recommended that America's police officers should go on strike and refuse to protect people until gun control legislation which would allegedly make them safer is enacted. Bloomberg:
(Video can be found here.)
Well, I would take it one step further. I don't understand why the police officers across this country don't stand up collectively and say we're gonna go on strike, we're not gonna protect you unless you, the public, through your legislature, do what's required to keep us safe.
Bloomy is simply bat-shit crazy. He lives in an echo-chamber that blocks out all facts and common sense.
Blmbrg is simply expressing the desires of his acquaintenances and associates. Never mind he suggests applying those desires to over 300 million Americans—they know what is right and are certain that everyone agrees with them.
Perhaps it is time to ask them if they would like greater autonomy as a political entity. They already have a separate NYC taxation system, their own public services, welfare system, and an economic base in the finance industry. They could become known as the NYC autonomous region and tax/regulate themselves into a state of sublime joy. They can forever print articles about how brilliant and cultured they are and how backwards and troubled the US is — just like the old Pravda did. Of course, before arranging for this new autonomy, it would be necessary to allocate that portion of the US national debt to them corresponding to their population. Let the bondholders know their bonds will be serviced as obligations of the “NYC Autonomous Region”. Blmbrg can be the first king. San Francisco, I believe, has already done this. \sarcasm&jest
Brave people with a moral compass under arms don’t need a lot of policing.
Is Bloomberg inviting riots? Because that is what will happen in NYC if the police go on strike.
What an incredibly irresponsible and incompetent thing to say.
“...police officers should go on strike and refuse to protect people ...”
First: - they have ZERO obligation to “protect” anyone.
Second: - unless they’re standing directly aside you at the exact moment of the crime, they ain’t protecting squat.
Third: - and this is the key point here - Bloomberg is a fascist POS, and the day HE (and every other liberal piece of garbage) gives up his armed personal protection, then I will. Until that day, dear Mayor Bloomberg, GFYself.
This man is an odious piece of scum...couldn’t wait to wade in the blood of innocent crime victims.
**** “If the police went on strike and stopped protecting people, the public would not notice a measurable difference in how well protected they are IMO. Remember this, when seconds count, the polce are minutes away.” *****
#1 They are “Revenue Enhancement Agents” that is their first priority ... (Wear that Seat-belt! We are here to protect you from yourself!)
#2 They will take your Statement after a Crime is committed and then look for violations that they can Fine you for and then process the paperwork.
#3 “IF” they recover your stolen property they will inventory and catalog it ... then hold it for evidence (or until the next scheduled Auction) then sell your stuff cause you didn’t have a receipt
#4 They will make sure that you do not harm the Purp
#5 They will pull you over and ask you “Where are you going?” (guess they just feel the need to give directions) because and I quote “After the Sun goes down the Cockroaches come out”
#6 They will get tons and tons of new Toys to play with while they think of new ways to enhance revenue.
#7 Shoot your Dog
I can’t wait till they go on strike ...
Don't forget, nagging women once convinced America to ban alcohol - how'd that work out?
BTW, I never drive under the influence.
One thing Freepers can do is boycott Bloomberg LP and all of their subsidiaries.
Oh mercy, ping the Mittens Derangement Syndrome crew lol...
” The only thing Bloomberg would accomplish is selling 10 million more guns. “
Which, in and of itself would be a very good thing!
Go ahead. Make my day. That portion of taxes currently alloted to law enforcement compensation, benefits & pensions, and the criminal adjudication system it feeds? We the taxpayers keep that.
Initial results: A lot of well-meaning, harmless folks dead at the hands of emboldened criminals... as well as more criminal carcasses laid out on the lawns of righteously peeved gun owners.
After one year, surviving citizens will have proven to themselves that they’re just fine without union-extorted Monday morning quarterbacking of their defensive kills. In the absense of police, no businessman gives a crap about the burglars found in sprung booby traps in the morning as long as there’s room for customers to step around.
these people are running your country
That’s a great idea. It would send gun/ammo sales through the roof and create a thousand vigilante groups. Is he nuts?
Police officers are the only/final thing keeping this country from a quick descent into chaos and civil war.
Inner cities would explode, Occupiers would run rampant, and 2nd Amendment exercisers would mop up.
Go ahead Mike, put the NYPD on a 30-day furlough.
24 hours after he did he would be begging for the National Guard to come in and restore order.
Somethin’ ain’t right with that boy!
Somethin’ ain’t right with that boy!
Come on down Mom, I’m holding the door for you!!!
In a sane world This terrorist enabler and sympathizer would be arrested, tried and punished severely for treason.
Definitely not a sane world though
From a safe location well outside of NYC, with his own "armed" security surrounding him.
Go ahead Mike, put the NYPD on a 30-day furlough.
Yup. And no matter what happens he can’t call them back until the end of the 30 days. And he can’t call for help from the Natl. Guard. I wonder what NYC would look like after the 30 days were up.
Wasn’t Guliani term limited out?
Funny how Bloomberg fixed that.
The DHS should arrest Bloomberg for inciting domestic terrorism.
Those are Chinese army uniforms, not North Korean.
Police do not “protect” people, in our rural area it takes Sheriff’s deputies 45 minutes to respond to a 911 call. jThat’s why we are armed.
seems to me that the body count in the theatre was already unprotected...
let em strike, just think of how much cash we could save on their bloated, donut munchin asses if we werent payin em to begin with...
altho, 'revenue' would decrease w/o all the 'highway traffic safety'
fines taxes being generated by air conditioned late model cruisers...
More evidence that liberalism is a mental disease.
You are VERY disrespectful to ‘our finest’ LOL
It reminds me of the time I went to the grocery store and a women asked me to sign a petition to allow our county police to unionize. I responded :”Are you... kidding? They are taxing the crap out of me now”
One of my older relatives lives here retired with his wife on a fixed budget and is trying to figure out where he will get the $5K to pay his this years property tax bill.
Bloomberg is a Stalinist wannabee.
Great, Then when they come off the strike they can arrest everyone for defending themselves in the cities where it is a felony to do so...where guns are legal to use we will see....fine with me. LA, Chicago, DC and NYC will be toast as they already have the highest rates of murder...
Who said they were NORKO?
Bloomberg is a prime example of the foolishness of letting Leftists have the vote, or be allowed out without a leash...
When the issue went to the Supreme Court, it ruled that the police have no responsibility for protecting anybody.
They're basically the cleanup crew.
How can they stop doing something they never do anyway?
” One of my older relatives lives here retired with his wife on a fixed budget and is trying to figure out where he will get the $5K to pay his this years property tax bill. “
Many are having to do reverse mortgages, just to stay in their homes. New Jersey is really bad. I would NEVER own a home there. A middle class (no more than middle class home)
has 10-14000 yearly property tax bill.
” Third: - and this is the key point here - Bloomberg is a fascist POS, and the day HE (and every other liberal piece of garbage) gives up his armed personal protection, then I will. Until that day, dear Mayor Bloomberg, GFYself.”
With a net worth of some 20 billion, Bloomie probably has some 6-10 armed body guards floating around. Hypocrisy anyone ?
“..Bloomie probably has some 6-10 armed body guards floating around...”
All Good Little Fascists have armed bodyguards.
As long as they have weapons, so will I. It’s not open to negotiation, nor compromise.
If he's overcome his statist nature enough to really mean that, i.e. no prosecutions of people who defend themselves and taxes reduced by the amount of the police budget, then sure, let's go for that. Municipal police forces are a relatively recent (a century or so) occurrence, and one not entirely compatible with individual freedom. That's why I think he's bluffing. If it's good for freedom, Bloomberg can't possibly be for it, or even allow it for long.
But he couldn’t actually allow that, because the good results would show him up for the petty tyrant and enemy of the people that he’s always been. OTOH, he may have drunk the statist Kool-Aid to the degree that he doesn’t actually REALIZE it would work out well.
” All Good Little Fascists have armed bodyguards.
As long as they have weapons, so will I. Its not open to negotiation, nor compromise.”
Our House was Burglarized three years ago. My Wife came home from work and discovered the French Door to the backyard pried open.
She called the Sheriff and it took them ten minutes to get there. To this day we have no idea if the Perp was going out the Front Door when she came into the House through the Garage.
And no, they never found the Perp or any of our stuff.
When seconds count, the Police will be there in minutes.
Let them scream all they want.
Stand your ground. State by state, locality by locality.
Only one acceptable outcome - they lose, we win.
They already went through their reverse mortgage line of credit largely due to his serious health problems .
Just to get him upset they give a breakdown of where the money goes to and well more then half is listed as ‘public school/education’. You see that is how-they keep the Maryland Sheeple in line as Serfs, “its for the Children”
Its been 23 years and Im still waiting on the FENCE POST BAN...after all they are murder weapons!
There is not a day that goes by that I do not miss my Jeremy, who would not harm a fly and was only 16. Yet his killer walks free thanks to ass. att. gen. (Memphis) bill gibbons plea bargaining a 1st degree down to a 2nd degree murder and going for the lowest # of years possible.
Which is why I CCW! And am seeing more and more of those no legal gun signs up every day. I realize I cannot carry on the Navy base, but I should be able to carry about any where else.
What part of SHALL NOT INFRINGE do they not understand?
You did not. I should have clarified it in my initial post. I did a quick online search of uniform types and the striping on the uniforms indicate Chinese Red Army. The North Korean unis do not have these stripes on the pants and jackets.
” Just to get him upset they give a breakdown of where the money goes to and well more then half is listed as public school/education.”
Same with my home town....Newton Mass. BS : )