Bill de Blasio’s Red Apple Agenda

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


BN-BL397_NYSTAT_G_20140210131313The further left a radical politician wants to go, the more likely he is to wrap his agenda in a mainstream Republican brand. In his interview with Bill O’Reilly, Obama compared himself to Nixon (not for the reason most Republicans would expect) and in his State of the City address, Bill de Blasio compared himself to Fiorello H. La Guardia; a former Republican mayor of New York City.

The constant mentions of La Guardia, a universally popular figure, were a poor mask for a radical address filled with ugly divisive rhetoric, class warfare and schemes that will bankrupt the city.

If William Wilhelm Jr., aka Bill de Blasio, had been more honest, he would have compared himself to Mayor Dinkins, his old boss, who was sitting in the audience, while the first Democratic mayor since the end of the disastrous Dinkins era unveiled a package of class warfare, high taxes and ID’s for illegal aliens.

But Dinkins, despite being almost as friendly with Al Sharpton as De Blasio, was a moderate compared to Red Bill whose State of the City address was another call for a Red Apple. For all his many shortcomings, Dinkins had never embraced divisive rhetoric to the same extent that Bill de Blasio did in his address.

Instead of simply laying out a series of programs, Bill de Blasio ranted about the rich (a group that he is a member of) and announced that he wanted to discuss “the core values we share as New Yorkers pursuing progressive change.”

Not every New Yorker is a fan of progressive change, especially once he finds out that it means dangerous streets, high taxes, poor services and lots of buck passing, but Red Bill was really saying that non-progs who weren’t committed to his extremist program had no place in the city that his corrupt allies had taken over.

Instead of uniting New Yorkers, Bill de Blasio harped on his “Tale of Two Cities” story that is as much a work of fiction as the Dickens original.

If you believe Red Bill, the biggest problem in a city with a $70 billion annual budget is that the taxes aren’t high enough and that not enough money is being spent on education and social services.

“The children of this city deserve billions more in educational resources and now is the time to provide it,” De Blasio demanded.

The question is, how many billions more?

New York City debt is at $110 billion and the school budget has already hit $25 billion. Not only is the school budget for a single city bigger than the entire state budgets of Utah, Wyoming, Nebraska and South Dakota combined, but Bill de Blasio is claiming that it somehow still isn’t high enough.

“Raising taxes on the rich makes our commitment to our kids more than just words. It makes that commitment REAL. It makes that commitment fair,” Bill de Blasio ranted.

Our commitment to his kids is about the same amount of money it cost to put a man on the moon. That’s more than the average public school grad will ever do no matter how much Red Bill raises taxes. New York City already spends $19,000 per student. It can spend $190,000 per student and it still won’t match the results in Utah which spends $8,224 per student. But some things, money just can’t buy.

In the city budget, the Department of Social Services eats up $9.3 billion and Health and Welfare consumes another $5.5 billion. Eight billion goes to pensions for city workers; a number that will skyrocket under Bill de Blasio as his union backers cash in their support for the 150 pending municipal union contracts that he mentioned in his address.

“We will navigate towards a future that is progressive and fiscally responsible,” De Blasio boasted. It’s safe to say that he doesn’t know what the words “fiscally responsible” mean or that they go together with “progressive” the way that “safe” goes together with “nuclear disaster.”

Another $4.7 billion of the city budget already goes to debt service and $865 million goes to the City University of New York, whose total budget is $2.5 billion. In his address, Bill de Blasio pledged to incorporate a dedicated science, technology, engineering and math program into CUNY “to start preparing more graduates of our public high schools for jobs in the city’s tech industry.”

“Our aim is that within eight years, the majority of skilled technology-related jobs in New York City are being filled by those educated in New York City schools,” Bill de Blasio added.

That fanciful plan fails to take into account the fact that 80% of public school grads need remedial education in reading and writing to even get started at CUNY.  Unlike Bloomberg, Bill de Blasio didn’t discuss any plans for reforming schools. That’s not surprising considering what his backers in the educational unions think of reforms that would actually force them to do their jobs for a change.

Instead, Red Bill continued his bizarre showdown with Governor Cuomo over universal Pre-K. Cuomo had already promised universal Pre-K, but Bill de Blasio insisted that he was “asking Albany to allow New York City to tax itself – its wealthiest residents” for a program that Albany was already going to pay for.

The red and red-faced mayor also demanded that Cuomo give him the power to raise the minimum wage. Like most radicals, Bill de Blasio is unable to keep from picking fights even with fellow Democrats.

Bill de Blasio pledged to shift money from “corporate subsidies” to “tuition assistance.” Considering how huge the education budget is and that the unemployment rate is at 8 percent for the general population and at 30 percent for the young, that’s a formula for handing out a lot of useless diplomas with no jobs.

But that’s an economic logic that extreme leftists like Bill de Blasio are incapable of understanding.

Red Bill threatened Wall Street, but it’s already shifting jobs outside the city. While other cities are providing incentives to lure Wall Street firms, Bill de Blasio is giving them more reasons to leave while promising a science and technology diploma for every CUNY illiterate who can point to a picture of a cat.

Since all those grads without jobs will need someplace to live, Bill de Blasio repeated his promise of 200,000 units of subsidized housing for 500,000 people living at someone else’s expense to be achieved by blackmailing developers. Considering the kind of developers who will be willing to meet his demands, it’s a formula for the disastrously mismanaged housing that can be experienced in Sochi or the Bronx.

For those New Yorkers looking forward to the return of Dinkins era crime, Red Bill took credit for scrapping Stop and Frisk, which kept down gang violence and shootings of mainly black men, and he offered municipal ID’s to illegal aliens so that they can obtain “bank accounts.”

“We will protect the almost half-million undocumented New Yorkers whose voices too often go unheard,” Bill de Blasio said. But their voices were heard when they cast someone else’s votes for him.

Bill de Blasio boasted that shootings were down. In fact, murders had risen by 33%, an increase that police sources blamed on Red Bill’s dismantling of the successful Stop and Frisk program.

With his first State of the City address, Bill de Blasio had demonstrated that he had nothing to offer working people. His address was full of goodies for gang members, illegal aliens and welfare voters.  It had nothing to offer New Yorkers except more crime, taxes, bankruptcy and the fast lane to Detroit.

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  • BS77

    I’m surprised he wears a suit instead of a Mao style uniform.

    • Jostalin2013

      Give him time… There is nothing stopping him from showing his true colors now.

      • A Z

        In the late 70 and early 80s consultants told people like Daniel Ortega to soften their image. So Ortega took to wearing suits instead of liberal guerilla chic.

        but you are right. If DeBlasio wants to show he is the Maximum leader he just might.

  • tickletik

    This entire scenario is from Hashem. Too many of us are too complacent and smug in our exile. We don’t pray three times a day facing boro park! Hashem is giving us notice, and brothers, He will be upping the heat if you decide not to pay attention! Don’t be stubborn! Take the message now and come home!

  • Omar

    I’m surprised Wilhelm didn’t mention Ed Koch. Koch really didn’t care much about crime, either. He, like his successor Dinkins, was incompetent at almost everything. I still can’t believe that Koch was elected three times, just like Bloomberg. Of course, out of the four lunatic mayors mentioned in this post, Wilhelm is the worst of them all.

    • BS77

      In New York, if a rotten turnip ran as a Democrat, it would win.

    • uptownsteve

      More racist horsecrap from you. Dinkins was incompetent like Obama is incompetent, right Omar? What’s the commonality between the two? A white mayor with Dinkins’ record would have been reelected easily. Dinkins balanced NYC’s budget 4 straight years and crime was declining. Giuliani demagogued the Crown Hts riots, scaring white NYC and eventually won.

      • Drakken

        There ya go, black logic at its best. Please keep running your suck, it is amusing to see the mind of a obummer worshipper.

        • UCSPanther

          I read of the District Six case, and from I could gather, it was a case of “Damned if they did. damned if they didn’t”.

          District Six was an overcrowded, rodent-infested unsanitary hole which was ripe for a disease epidemic. If South Africa merely ignored it, and something as nasty as cholera went through, they would still have been crucified for it internationally.

          • Drakken

            SA should have let nature run its course, because look at the country right now, whites are now having to organize around gated communities, and be armed where ever they go. I have a lot of friends from there and they tell me that they never call the police when an incident happens and they take care of it themselves. The wildlife there eat really well from what I heard.

      • UCSPanther

        It was Sharpie and several fellow travelers who stirred up the “mini-kristalnacht” at Crown Heights.
        You should consider yourself fortunate that none of the inhabitants were allowed to shoot back at the street scum who were trashing and terrorizing their neighborhood.

        • uptownsteve

          Sharpton had nothing to do with the Crown Hts riots which were a spontaneous response to an unlicensed Jewish cab driver who exceeded the speed limit, ran a red light and smashed into 2 black toddlers, killing one. A Jewish ambulance service left the children on the street to die while whisking the vehicular murderer away to safety. Thems the facts.

          • UCSPanther

            That is still no excuse to incite a horde of assorted street scum to trash a neighborhood…

          • uptownsteve

            And the scum who left the children on the street to die?

          • UCSPanther

            So you think it is okay for street scum to riot and trash a neighborhood, and kill people who had nothing to do with, while spewing around clear-cut hate rhetoric that is directed at all its inhabitants.

            You are hopeless. And a good reason to leave New York, take the tax base away and let it rot into the ground.

          • uptownsteve

            Never said it was okay. The entire episode was a tragedy but Giuliani demagogued it into “blacks victimizing whites across NYC” and rode that fear into office.

          • UCSPanther

            I am not talking about Giuliani here. I am talking about the clear-cut hate crime that was committed against the people of Crown Heights for a traffic accident.

          • uptownsteve

            And what the heck do you call what the cab driver did to those kids and whisked away to Israel to avoid prosecution? Huh? Black lives are not as valuable as white property? And why did Giuliani award the Rosenbaum family $1 million but didn’t give the Cato family JACK???

          • UCSPanther

            You are hopeless.

            You claim to be for justice, yet you advocate collective punishment and want to extort your “40 acres and a mule”.

            I have news for you: You ain’t getting it.

            Detroit is your future, and don’t expect any “District 6″-style rescues…

          • uptownsteve

            I notice you never answer direct questions but just divert to racist rants. Typical rightie. LMAO!!!!

          • UCSPanther

            Whatever you say, Tyrone. That race card of yours is looking dog-eared these days and will soon be worthless.
            And for your safety, don’t try rioting in neighborhoods outside of New York…

          • uptownsteve

            You got it backwards Jethro. Your race baiting doesn’t work any more. That’s why the Dems have won the popular vote in 5 out of the last 6 POTUS elections and progressives like DeBlasio are ascending to high office. Your day is done.

          • iluvisrael

            right – and they’re all doing such a great job helping the blacks in this country with the highest unemployment rate – you must be so proud

          • uptownsteve

            And what did the GOP do about black unemployment?

          • Drakken

            Better than anything the commi democrats produced, it is called jobs.

          • Rob Hobart

            Why is there any special obligation to do anything about “black” unemployment? Does it somehow rate higher than other forms of unemployment?

          • Drakken

            It’s a black thing, and you just don’t understand.

          • A Z

            Black unemployment is a Democrat problem not a Republican problem.

            There is a book that says the 1929 Mississipi Flood led many blacks to switch parties. It is worth investigating.

            Then again the Federal government was not set up to do FEMA type work.

            Governors typically are the ones to ask for Federal help and the governors in the Southern states were?

            DEMOCRATS!

            So my only chagrin is that something wasn’t done then.

            But since the reign of FDR, Republicans have not been in the drive seat consistently like the Democrats have been.

          • truebearing

            What did blacks do about black unemployment? Most can’t read or write, not mention add or subtract. Most blacks can’t compete in the labor force because of a lack of education and a terrible attitude. I know employers who fill their racial quotas with Mexicans because the blacks they hire won’t work, are insubordinate, come to work late, skip days without calling in, and drink and smoke dope at lunch. And then there is the on-the-job theft by blacks. Why would any employer want to hire them?

            Aswer the question, and spare me yet another one of your unhinged rants.

          • UCSPanther

            And what do you do other that sit around spewing the tired propaganda of wanting a one-party state and calling anyone who opposes you a “racist”, while using racial slurs yourself.

            You are a hypocrite.

          • UCSPanther

            And yet you numbskulls can’t seem to organize anything of value.

            We will conquer, and you will be forced to bow to us.

            You are not going to get your 40 acres and a mule, and don’t even try to force us to give them to you for your own safety.

          • Drakken

            Race card, race card, race card, that is all you kaffirs got to throw these days, remember what happen to the boy who cried racist once too many times, the wolf eats really well in the end.

          • uptownsteve

            Wolves are on the endangered species list.

          • Drakken

            Not where I am from.

          • Veracious_one
          • truebearing

            I don’t believe they are anymore. They are reproducing like rabbits. You can hunt them in Alaska, Montana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and probably other states.

          • UCSPanther

            What would an urban ghetto dweller know of wildlife, outside of rats and pigeons?

          • iluvisrael

            whatever shaniqua, you seem like the type of jerk who would laugh about tragedies – be careful as you laugh your big behind off – you may suffer a little brain damage

          • UCSPanther

            “I’m goin down to git some fried chikens, watermelon and Colt 45 on my EBT. Dem whiteys always keepin’ the brutha down!”

          • Daniel Greenfield

            The driver of the station wagon wasn’t indicted. Accidents happen all the time involving drivers of all races.

            Cato didn’t die because of a racist enforcement policy by City Hall. Rosenbaum did.

          • uptownsteve

            And who was on the grand jury who refused to indict Lifish? Mainly his fellow Jews.

          • Omar

            Who acquitted your beloved OJ Simpson of a double murder? Mainly blacks who were indoctrinated by the left to believe that the justice system is corrupt, when in fact, it is the left who is corrupt.

          • uptownsteve

            I thought OJ was guilty before the trial racist. And he know sits in jail for 15 years for a crime most people get 6 months for. White folks will get their revenge in the end.

          • Drakken

            You can’t say that! That is racist! Keep pushing whiteys buttons dumbazz. Go smoke another fatty, that is about all your good for.

          • UCSPanther

            I think “Tyrone” should just get some fried chicken, watermelon and malt liquor and shut up.

          • Omar

            Oh really? I thought you believed that Simpson was a victim of “racism”, so you supported his acquittal. By the way, most corruption and theft cases result in prison sentences of a handful of years, not 6 months. You are simply a revisionist.

          • Rob Hobart

            Yep, an anti-Semite.

          • Daniel Greenfield

            Really? An entire Grand Jury made up of Jews?

            You can back this up I assume.

          • Daniel Greenfield

            An entire Grand Jury full of Jews?

          • uptownsteve

            The Lifish grand jury was predominately white. Grand jury decisions do not have to be unanimous. The white jurors let Lifish walk.

          • Daniel Greenfield

            White is not the same thing as Jewish.

            Can you back up your claim that the jury was Jewish?

          • truebearing

            upyourssteve, try not to let your mouth get ahead of your brain, or out run your facts. I know it’s hard for you. Do your best.

          • Omar

            Why did Dinkins visit the funeral of Gavin Cato, but not the funeral of Yankel Rosembaum? I agree that what happened with Gavin Cato was tragic, but the police may have been able to apprehend the driver responsible for what happened with Gavin had the police just done their job and not let the driver escape to Israel. So, you see, the NYPD was completely incompetent at that time. The NYPD was also incompetent at finding out who killed young Anjelica Castillo and stuffed her body near a Manhattan highway (which occurred about a month before the Crown Heights incident). The police couldn’t even identify the girl’s real name (the NYPD called her “Baby Hope”) nor the suspect responsible for taking her life away until 22 years later (last year, in fact), when a tip from someone at a laundromat in NYC led to the police arresting the man responsible for taking poor Anjelica’s life. You are simply an apologist for violent crime.

          • Habbgun

            Hey pal…your love for socialism is totally at odds with your crying fo black victimhood. If you’re going to say white supremacy, blah, blah, blah why not get something better than the failed ideas of white Europe. If socialism was an idea by blacks and failed the way it failed it would be on the ash heap of history because your leftist white friends have never taken one good idea from another culture when it could propagandize others into their own lousy ideas.
            Not that you really feel all that victimized. You are a typical machine party thief masking himself as a badass street activist. Nice work if you can get it but I doubt your beloved heroes are going to cut you into the action.

          • Daniel Greenfield

            Considering that Dinkins rode into office on “whites victimizing blacks” that was a rather ironic turnabout.

          • uptownsteve

            That’s an outright lie. Dinkins celebrated NYC’s diversity and IMHO spent too much time kissing Jewish backsides.

          • Drakken

            There ain’t no unity with diversity shortbus, never has, and never will.

          • Rob Hobart

            You’re pathetic.

          • Daniel Greenfield

            Dinkins rode into office on Yusef Hawkins’ death.

            “Dinkins celebrated NYC’s diversity and IMHO spent too much time kissing Jewish backsides.”

            No racism to see here from uptownsteve.

          • uptownsteve

            What racism? What is the intelligence in kissing up to people who hate you? Giuliani wouldn’t even speak to black NYC in 8 years. I bet you didn’t call him a racist.

          • Daniel Greenfield

            Dinkins won the Jewish vote in ’89 and there were enough liberal Uncle Harry’s who voted for him again.

          • truebearing

            That’s because he wasn’t.

          • Omar

            Now that is a flat out lie. Giuliani did, in fact, interacted with everyone, regardless of characteristics. You beloved Dinkins wouldn’t even speak to Jewish NYC in 4 years. Look at how he snubbed the family of Yankel Rosenbaum. Learn from facts, you f**k**g idiot.

          • Michael Durham

            All part of the Marxist-DemonRAT urban “scorched-earth” policy. They need criminals, thugs, poverty, perverse and twisted laws and twisted public policy, ruinous, subversive anti-free market regulations along with crypto-terrorism to ruin and rot the nation (cities, in particular) from within. Then they and their power base & machine consolidate power. The DemonRAT party has been a Bolshevik party since the 1930s. Its rank and file have had many decades to watch, wait, infiltrate and subvert. January 15, 2009 was their time to strike. And strike they did.

            Since these traitorous, criminal vermin now hide in plain sight (always under various guises/front groups – “Green”, “LGBT”, “diversity”, “sustainability”, “civil rights (the Leninist DemonRATs’ favorite, completely fraudulent Trojan Horse for the past 50 years, and “multculturalism), and are now in full cry, it is far too late to do anything about it.

            The only thing that could put a stop to this coming, global autocracy and its attendant genocides – the ONLY thing – would be some sort of divinity or “god”. Seeing how “god’s” track record over the past century has been abysmal – more than 250 million dead over the past 80 years (including the Bolshevik-DemonRAT Death Cult of systemic abortion/infanticide), I for one do not hold out much hope of any such intervention..

          • iluvisrael

            the lives of everyone in the car was threatened by the bloodthirsty mob surrounding them – you sure have a selective memory

          • Daniel Greenfield

            All of that is a collection of lies.

            The Jewish ambulance service was following police orders which would not have been necessary if locals on the scene had not attacked the driver and chanted racist slogans.

            Black drivers have killed Jewish children without a riot ensuing.

          • uptownsteve

            And it was police orders to whisk the cab driver out of the country to Israel to avoid prosecution as well? And if by chance a black cab driver killed a Jewish child, believe me he would have been arrested on the spot and probably beaten within an inch of his life on the way to jail.

          • Daniel Greenfield

            The driver wasn’t indicted so prosecution wasn’t an issue.

            And you really don’t know a whole lot about Jews if you actually think that. Furthermore it did happen.

            http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/166068#.UvqOVvlr7J9

            http://www.jta.org/1991/08/22/archive/fatal-brooklyn-traffic-accident-sparks-widespread-racial-violence

            As it happens, in October 1989, a black driver — with no insurance and a suspended license — ran over and killed a Jewish child. In January 1990, a black man ran over and killed an 89-year-old Jewish man who was crossing the street. In neither case was the driver beaten. There was grieving but there were no disturbances.

          • uptownsteve

            The driver was a Puerto Rican. And as I stated before when a person of color harms a white they are arrested and prosecuted. Not sent on their way like Lifish.

          • Veracious_one

            Puerto Ricans can be people of color….

          • Daniel Greenfield
          • iluvisrael

            al tawana sharpton incited the fire at Freddy’s fashion mart resulting in deaths.

          • uptownsteve

            If that’s the case then Bill O’Reilly incited the bombing of abortion clinics and the murder of Dr. Tiller.

          • iluvisrael

            you’re so dumb, it’s sad – sharpton WAS THERE- and I have yet to hear any prominent tv/radio host on the right ever remotely suggest violence at abortion mils – nice try lafawnda

          • uptownsteve

            LIES. Sharpton was not there when the riots started.

          • Omar

            Yes, he was, you ignoramus.

          • uptownsteve

            LIAR. One lone gunman Roland Smith entered Freddies and shot customers, set the store on fire and then killed himself. Sharpton was NOT THERE.

          • truebearing

            Sent there by Sharpton.

          • nomoretraitors

            Yeah, after Sharpton gave fiery speeches denouncing “white interlopers” and the crowd simulated striking matches and chanted “burn the Jew store down.” Even a columnist for the liberal Boston Globe wondered how the police could allow such inflammatory protests to continue.
            Sharpton of course had no condemnation for the United House of Prayer, a black church and prominent Harlem landlord, for raising the rent on Freddie’s Mart, causing him to raise the rent on his sub-tenant.
            If not being on the scene at the time exonerates Sharpton, then you’ll have to exonerate O’Reilly since he was NOT THERE when the bombings and the murder of Tiller took place.
            I suggest you find another purpose in life other than flacking for one of the country’s foremost hate mongers

          • truebearing

            upyourssteve, O’Reilly didn’t incite bombings or the murder of Tiller the Baby Killer. He merely expressed his opinion about the sociopathic abortion butcher. Sharpton, on the other hand, personally schemed and planned his despicable crimes. The Tawana Brawley set-up was a perfect example of Sharpton’s vile nature and malignant racism. Smearing feces on a young girl in an effort to get innocent white officers thrown in prison…even you wouldn’t go that low, but then again…

          • Rob Hobart

            More lies plus anti-Semitism. Contemptible.

          • truebearing

            Bald-faced lies, upyourssteve. Are you really stupid enough to believe that you can change history simply by denying it? Or are there other mental problems that compel you to such dishonesty and hate?

            Why are you blaming your mental problems on white people? The beatings and injustices you endured as a child in the Bronx weren’t committed by Jews, or white people in general.

      • iluvisrael

        dinkins major accomplishment was going to more tennis games than any other mayor

        • ricpic

          Very cute in his tennis whites was the dapper devil.

      • Omar

        Shut the f**k up, you racist. Once again, you are projecting. It is left-wing Democrats like Koch, Dinkins, Obama, the Clintons, Biden, Wilhelm and others of their ilk who scare blacks and other minorities into voting Democrat in every election. And this is not just in the Democrat strongholds. This is in every part of the United States, even in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, where opponents of statehood, which are primarily on the left, try to divide conservatives and Republicans nationwide on the statehood issue. In Puerto Rico, the Popular Democratic Party (which supports Puerto Rico’s current territory status), which is mainly affiliated with your beloved Democrats, try to scare Republican politicians into opposing admitting Puerto Rico as a state by falsely claiming that the island would be a “Democrat stronghold”. That is one of the fear-mongering that some of your beloved left-wing Democrats use to divide conservatives and to keep the population of a certain area in a bad position. In New York City, many of your beloved left-wing Democrats encourage some people to stage riots over ridiculous circumstances like a car accident. You complain about stop-and-frisk, yet you support race riots like Crown Heights as so-called “uprisings”. Get a life, Elijah Muhammad II.

        • uptownsteve

          You’re so excitable.

          • truebearing

            You’re such a reprehensible bigot, liar, and fool.

      • Rob Hobart

        Pathetic lies from a pathetic hateful troll.

      • Habbgun

        Welcome to the New Racism. Where racism means loyalty to specific Democratic clowns. My guess uptownsteve doesn’t miss a Dem club meeting.

        There should be a new word for Progressives who are openly shameless shills for the Democrats rather than shameless shills for bad, unworkable European ideas. I nominate Hogressives.

      • mackykam

        Hey uptownsteve, or is it harlemsteve? Dinkins was an incompetent mayor who would have been incompetent as a men’s washroom attendant, too. Crime was declining? Well, yes, if one didn’t count, murders, rapes, armed robbery and burglaries and menacing squeegee men (were you one of those?). Enjoy Dinkin’s second term with the Red Kaiser Bill. Tell us: How many baby mommas do you have and who is paying for their food stamps and subsidized housing? Who’s subsidizing you?

    • ricpic

      “How’m I doin’?” As little old ladies were mugged by the chillins daily.

  • DaCoachK

    Comrade de Blasio will return NYC to its proud roots, as a Democratic-run-cesspool of violence and dysfunction. It is back to the future for the Left-Wing-Kooks who elected this buffoon. Sadly, normal people will also have to suffer.

    • Raymond_in_DC

      With all the remakes of popular movies from decades past, how soon before we see New York featured in a new “Death Wish” franchise?

    • nomoretraitors

      I don’t feel the least bit of sympathy for any one of them. According to a previous post, the turnout for the mayoral election was 22%. So all the “normal people” who didn’t show up at the polls are also to blame.

      • Habbgun

        No. Have to disagree. The Republicans have already consigned NY as a Democratic sphere of influence. There is no reason to vote. I can understand the resources issues except Repubs are giving in to Amnesty, supporting the Muslim Brotherhood like John McCain does and on and on….so many its not really a resources issue. Maybe its an understanding they have with the Dems.

        • nomoretraitors

          But the voters still had the opportunity to vote for Lhota (however uninspiring he might have been), regardless of how little money the national GOP invested in NY.
          They knew Red Warren was preaching class warfare and went along with it

          • Habbgun

            Lhota wasn’t uninspiring. He was invisible. If the Republican national leadership wasn’t at war with the Tea Party there would be more grass roots activity but instead it wants to be the official laxative of the Democratic party. It just exists to help the Democrats push out their crappy programs and provide token opposition.

            Its good to lose an election if it shows that the fight is out there and next time you can win it because you’ve turned some heads. That wasn’t the case here. The repubs are selling out conservatives everywhere and of course the voter is demoralized. He should be.

  • williamruffian

    He ain’t stupid.Willie knows what all democrats know:

    That socialism is really bad for a country and it’s people but really,really good for the ruling class and it’s cronies.

    • Wolfthatknowsall

      This is one of the best comments I’ve seen on the web.

      I remember watching films of brutal Moscow winters with people walking and riding bicycles to work, while the party bosses rode to work in their Zil limousines. Of course, to show their solidarity with the people, they rode in the front seat, with the driver.

      How many Muscovites could go to their dachas in the countryside?

      You nailed it, my friend!

      • kasandra

        They even had a name for those in the Zils and with datchas – they were the nomenklatura. The priviledged. They even had special stores for them that sold western goods. So much for equality in the workers paradise.

  • nomoretraitors

    Bolshevik Bill forgot about Constitutional rights for enemy combatants. He must be slipping.
    I hope NYC goes down and goes down HARD

  • alericKong

    De Blasio would be better off if he focused on picking up garbage and plowing snow, two things he’s already failed to do.

    • truebearing

      de Blatherio banned horse drawn carriages, but that won’t stop him from turning the Big Apple into the Horse Apple. He can’t be bothered with the everyday tasks. He is drunk on theoretical utopian power. He is a deranged, messianic, powermonger who sees marxism as a vehicle for his grandiosity. He’s like a drunk who won the lottery, spinning the wheel and squandering a fortune, only the fortune he is squandering isn’t his and he can’t blame alcohol.

    • nomoretraitors

      Ya gotta wonder when the federal investigation will begin

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Paul-Marks/1266358046 Paul Marks

    In the time of Mayor La Guardia city taxes were a tiny fraction of what they are now and he city government workforce was not unionised. If Red Bill wants to go back to that it would be fine. As for what Red Bill really wants to do – well if he hates the rich so much (apart from himself and the rich people who paid for his campaign) then they should leave the city. in fact everyone who works should leave New York City. A city entirely made up of welfare voters – I am sure that will work out just fine.

    • bigjulie

      In my Home State I can legally carry a concealed firearm. ANYBODY who is not a “prohibited person” can do so. Getting one is no big deal and most Sheriffs here welcome CCW permits because the cops cannot possibly protect everyone at once. In my County, our Sheriff has said publically time and time again, “When seconds count, Law Enforcement is only minutes away!”
      At 79, I wouldn’t think of going anywhere anymore without my CC semi-auto pistol. I find NYC a frightening place for the elderly and under Red Bill it is becoming more frightening by the minute. Of course they will never see me there again, especially under this mayoral fraud!

  • uptownsteve

    God bless Bill DeBlasio. A mayor who realizes that NYC does not exist solely for the comfort of whites and the rich. No wonder the righties hate him.

    • Habbgun

      Do you ever get tired of of showing obeisance to your own white leftist masters? How do you get your messages now that there isn’t the kind of electronic snow there used to be on VHF channels?

    • Daniel Greenfield

      No racism accusation?

      • uptownsteve

        My bad Greenfield. You’re not a racist. You truly believe that blacks and whites are equal in every way, right?

        • Habbgun

          Is Daniel racist against Ethiopian Jews or are Ethiopians Jews not black? How does this game work? When a Democratic machine thief goes to jail is that racist? How does the game work? Is it only racist if the thief is black or is it racist when the thief is white but he said he supports some sort of pet legislation?

          Where can I get the Racism for Dummies book so I know what is Democratic party defined racism? I’m looking forward to the first chapter “How to Tell When an Indictment for Embezzling is Racist”. I hear it sums up the whole book.

          • uptownsteve

            LMAO!!!! You’re asking a lot of silly, diversionary questions but one thing I do notice. Greenfield hasn’t answered my question and we all know why.

          • Habbgun

            Aww…..it is cute. It is so easy to make you happy! Just say racism is what the Democratic Party says it is and you just light up like a Super Bowl halftime show. Awww….it’s like a little fluffy puppy in your mind…..and shouting racism is the way to pet it.

          • uptownsteve

            blah, blah, blah.. Where you at Greenfield?

          • iluvisrael

            can you get a translator for the ebonics?

          • UCSPanther

            The way I see it, they are going to have to bow to the Latino bloc in the Democrat Party.

          • uptownsteve

            The way the GOP is getting rear end screwed by the Tea Party.

          • Omar

            You mean like the way the Democrats are getting rear end screw by Occupy Wall Street and their cronies?

          • Drakken

            Wait until the Latinos move into a black neighborhood, then watch the fireworks.

          • uptownsteve

            How stupid are you? I grew up in a neighborhood in the Bronx that was black American, carribean and latino.

          • Drakken

            But they weren’t there in very large numbers, plus the added benefit that the Latinos aren’t afraid of being called racist when they eff you blacks up. It is rather fun to watch what happens in Compton when the Mexicans get a little upset when a crip or blood shoots or stabs one of theirs, they give you people a Mexican hat dance. I wonder why you people only call us whites racist, but never a Mexican or latino?

          • Rob Hobart

            And troll is childish too. LOL

        • Daniel Greenfield

          I was just worried about you. Without the random racism accusations, you didn’t seem like your old self.

        • Rob Hobart

          Pathetic troll is pathetic.

    • A Z

      Do you really like DeBlasio, because he is a communist and admires other communists?

      What is communism really like for people of color?

      ‘Women in White’ protest in Cuba

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PNVFlz5ps4

      http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/19/us-cuba-dissidents-idUSBRE82H0BC20120319

      Why is the plot in the 1985 film White Nights believable. Why does Gregory Hines want to leave the Communist utopia of the USSR?

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Nights_(1985_film)

      • uptownsteve

        First off clown, DeBlasio is no communist. He’s a liberal Democrat. And I am not about to take any lectures about “what’s good for people of color” from some rightwing moron who would have black people in chains tomorrow if he could get away with it.

        • A Z

          Many people had behind labels.

          Bloomberg called himself a Republican.

          DeBlasio can call himself a Democrat.

          We all know better.

          • uptownsteve

            Whose “we”? You wackos over here at FPM? LMAO!!!! It’s going to be fun watching Rand Paul and the extreme right take the GOP right down in flames over the next couple of years. The chickens coming home to roost.

          • Rob Hobart

            Says the wacko.

          • Omar

            Bloomberg is NOT a Republican. He is an independent. He left the GOP in 2007. Before becoming a RINO in 2001, Bloomberg was a Democrat. Bloomberg is not one of us. He never was and never will be. Remember this, CNN identifies Bloomberg as I, not R. A clear example of how Bloomberg is not GOP material: Rand Paul calls the former mayor “Nanny Bloomberg”. Nanny obviously refers to the Nanny-state, which is what leftists promote. Bottom line: Bloomberg is an independent, not a Republican.

          • A Z

            I know. I said he “called himself” a Republican

            I did not call him that.

          • Omar

            I know. He only called himself a Republican from 2001 to 2007. He went from Democrat to RINO to unaffiliated.

        • A Z

          So why would I want black people in chains? So I can make common cause with the KKK?

          Once the blacks are in chains what about my spouse? They are not white. You think the KKK would stop at just the blacks? I know their platform.

          My spouse has some of the physical traits in common with Africans, but thank God they are not moronic like you.

          • uptownsteve

            The people who opposed Civil rights and racial equality in America were not only the KKK. They were conservatives. Like Bush, Reagan, Goldwater, Thurmond and Buckley.

          • Infidel4Ever

            You forget Al Gore Sr, and the Democrat Party.

          • uptownsteve

            Sorry racist but the sponsors of the Civil Rights bill of 1964 were ALL Democrats. LBJ, Hubert Humphrey, Emmanuel Cellar and Adam Clayton Powell.

          • Drakken

            Oh look, you used the race card again, don’t you have some pimping and whoring out to do? LOL !

          • kasandra

            A higher portion of Senate Republicans voted for the 1964 Civil Rights Act (remember – there’s a difference between a bill and an act) than Senate Democrats. It never would have passed without Republican support. It was opposed by Gore, Fulbright, Stennis, Thurmond, etc. all Ds. So stuff it.

          • uptownsteve

            And those Republicans were liberals and moderates. A liberal Republican doesn’t exist anymore. The Southern Democratic segregationists were all rightwingers. A rightwing Democrat is extinct. This is all common knowledge. Exactly why the GOP is 90% white and conservative today. So stop acting stupid.

          • Rob Hobart

            More lies.

          • Omar

            Racial segregationists do not exist anymore in American politics. After failing to stop civil rights legislation from passing in Congress, they formed their own party, the American Independence Party, which doesn’t exist anymore. Meanwhile, the Democratic Party today was hijacked by the New Left movement. The Republican Party, for the most part, has remained the same throughout history. Fact-check.

          • bigjulie

            …and the sponsors of the Emancipation Proclamation were all Northern Whites and Republicans. Meanwhile, the sponsors of the KKK were all white DEMOCRATS who did not allow Blacks to join the KKK.

          • uptownsteve

            And the whites who supported Emancipation were LIBERALS. The KKK and southern segregationists were CONSERVATIVES.

          • Rob Hobart

            Deliberate false use of terms. Lying again.

          • Omar

            Shut the F**k Up, you racist. You are no liberal and the KKK has no influence in American political society at all today.

          • bigjulie

            Down Uppy…DOWN!! There were no such persons as “real” “liberals” in 1865. Liberals did not come into existence until Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, who called themselves “Progressives”. The progressives weren’t getting anywhere with that moniker so, like the Communists that they are, decided to change the name to “Liberal” which was actually a thieving rip-off of an age-old term that once carried heavy respect. Now that “Liberals” have run that name into the ground, the upper-class liberals have gone back to “Progressive”…or as Alex Cockburn used to call them in the NATION…”Pwogwessives”. You really need to give this up…you’re not very good at it.

          • Veracious_one

            Historian Eric Foner observed:

            In effect, the Klan was a military force serving the interests of the Democratic party, the planter class, and all those who desired restoration of white supremacy. Its purposes were political, but political in the broadest sense, for it sought to affect power relations, both public and private, throughout Southern society. It aimed to reverse the interlocking changes sweeping over the South during Reconstruction: to destroy the Republican party’s infrastructure, undermine the Reconstruction state, reestablish control of the black labor force, and restore racial subordination in every aspect of Southern life

          • Rob Hobart

            So?

          • Omar

            What about Everett Dirksen. He was a conservative who was a key supporter of the CRA legislation.

          • uptownsteve

            Dirksen was an Illinois moderate, a supporter of the New Deal and the Great Society.

          • Omar

            So were most other classical liberals (which are modern conservatives by proper standards today). Dirksen (who was a Republican, not a Democrat), Humphrey, Scoop Jackson and most classical liberals would not be Democrats today. They would be Republicans by today’s standards, you dunce.

          • A Z

            You keep telling yourself that. My kids are not white and yet we have no fear of Goldwater, Bush or Reagan.

            Maybe you shouldn’t listen to liberal shills.

          • uptownsteve

            What color are they?

          • A Z

            Why, we are going to color code degrees of blackness and thus degrees of authenticity per the liberal mind?

            You really do not know how genetics work do you?

          • bigjulie

            Listen to them…hell he’s trying to become one!

          • bigjulie

            Well, Steve…you just blew what little credibility as an informed person of whatever racial composition you had, to smithereens! How long have you been working for Politico, anyway?

          • uptownsteve

            Identify one statement I made that was false. Don’t worry, I won’t hold my breath.

          • Rob Hobart

            Everything you said was false.

          • Rob Hobart

            Again:Lie.
            Or you’re just a historical ignoramus. Which is also entirely possible.

          • Omar

            Guess which two presidents strongly supported statehood for Puerto Rico. Guess which president signed a bill commemorating a federal holiday honoring a civil rights hero? Now guess which president referred to his racial segregationist lieutenant governor as the “essence of the Democratic Party”, while the president in question was governor of Georgia? You are a f**k**g idiot.

          • bigjulie

            Poor Uppy…(may I call you “Uppy”?) you just don’t understand how Washington works, do you. Some politicians put things in bills, colloquially referred to as “pork” in hopes that Conservatives will vote against it because they are trying to limit or eliminate the “pork”. Often, the passage of the “pork” is as offensive to Conservatives as the practices that Conservatives would like to eliminate as the subject of the Bill in question.
            I’m surprised that someone who is claiming as much erudition as you would not know this. What was it that Stephen Hawking said…”The enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge”. Consider yourself duly admonished! Now, try to learn something from this embarrassing episode instead of continuing to make a fool of yourself!

        • Robert Lande

          Well take a lecture from a very smart black economist by the name of Thomas Sowell:

          http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2013/01/15/liberalism_versus_blacks_116684.html

        • Wolfthatknowsall

          John Kennedy was a liberal democrat. Hubert Humphrey was a liberal democrat (indeed, from an ideological standpoint, Nixon was exactly like him). Deblasio is a communist, and this trend began with George McGovern.

          The true liberals, in the modern age, are conservatives … inalienable rights (including the right to life), limited government, the right to self-defense, low taxes, controlled immigration, the free exercise of religion, and a strong military.

          People like Deblasio trace their roots to Karl Marx. Conservatives trace their roots to the Enlightenment.

          My granddaughter … whose black father is nowhere to be found … would be brokenhearted if she thought that I supported a movement to put her in chains.

          You realize that we’re both members of a single species, and that our differences have only to do with adaptation to differing environments, don’t you? If I am a “racist” (your favorite term), then I must also hate myself, and my granddaughter.

          You’re an illogical person …

          • uptownsteve

            I’ll prove your racism right now. Why do you think most blacks are Democrats? Be honest.

          • iluvisrael

            because they threw in with the grievance “I’m a victim” gang, like many minorities – look where loyalty to the dem plantation got them

          • Rob Hobart

            Deflection.

          • Omar

            Because your f**k**g cronies on the left scare and indoctrinate blacks to voting in that certain way. Quit indoctrinating people, uptownf**k**gloser.

          • uptownsteve

            So blacks can’t think for themselves? Sounds pretty racist,

          • Drakken

            The truth ain’t racist crip brother buckwheat.

          • Omar

            You are projecting once again. It is leftists like you who scare and indoctrinate blacks into voting Democrat. I am sick and tired of your stupid race-baiting. One day, minorities will have the courage to stand up to you evil hatred of anyone who doesn’t think like you, you f**k**g lowlife.

          • Drakken

            Because your stupid and ignorant and think whitey owes you something.

          • Wolfthatknowsall

            First, why is it so important to “prove” my racism?

            However, in answer to your question, blacks are primarily democrats because the Democrat Party has aided and abetted the destruction of the black family, and enacted social legislation whose purpose is to make blacks … and people of all races … totally dependent upon them.

            Who do you think placed most of the Planned Parenthood clinics in or near black neighborhoods? Margaret Sanger, the founder of PP, had as a goal the elimination of “inferior genetic stock”. She was a eugenicist. The DEMs merely realized the value of destroying faith and family, among blacks.

            Note that it’s not just blacks. The DEMs are desperate to pander to every racial and social demographic, to force their warped view onto people whose very lives are dependent upon them. In so doing, they also destroy entire economies … witness Detroit.

            On the other hand, the Republican Party puts value on hard education and hard work, family values based on the traditional family unit, and the right to own real and personal property as they see fit (in addition to the other conservative vales I listed above).

            No, I am not a racist, but proving it would be an attempt to disprove a negative, which is a logical impossibility. The closest I can come to it is to say that … since we are all members of a single species … racism would be to hate myself.

          • Omar

            Bravo! Well said.

        • iluvisrael

          you got that backwards shamal, it was the dems that were kkk members – another inconvenient fact

        • Rob Hobart

          We’re not going to take ANYTHING from a hateful lying cretin like you.

        • Omar

          That’s not what I heard. Your beloved Warren Wilhelm, Jr. supported the Communist Sandinista regime in Nicaragua during the 1980s. The link is here:http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=2592

        • bigjulie

          And the difference between a Communist and a Liberal Democrat is…?

    • Drakken

      Keep on hating whitey, when whiteys quit paying for your lifestyle, what are you going to do then? Always keep in mind kaffir, you need us, we don’t need you.

      • uptownsteve

        I told you before Jethro, I have goobers like you cleaning my gutters.

        • UCSPanther

          Whatever you say Tyrone.
          Don’t you have some “Crippin” to do?

          • uptownsteve

            If I do, you better run.

          • Drakken

            I would venture to take a guess that UCS has more bullets than you crips got bodies.

          • UCSPanther

            And I’m probably a way better shot than the average street scum.

          • Drakken

            I don’t think that crip brother buckwheat can shoot straight holding the weapon all gangsta style, just spray and prey.

          • UCSPanther

            Crips are like coyotes: You shoot one, they scatter.

          • Drakken

            They are quick that way aren’t they? You just have to learn how to get them on the fly.

        • Drakken

          Yo Buckwheat, if I have told you once, I have told you a million times, it ain’t jethro dumbazz, it would be Ole, Sven or Hans you simpleton. By the way, I’ll bet I make more in month than you make in a year, so who is the goober dumbazz? Smoke another fatty and keep pushing whiteys buttons. Don’t forget to shout racist.

    • kasandra

      No, they’re just there to pay for it all. I saw a stat that said that, out of it’s population of 8.4 million people, 90% of the taxes in NYC are paid by only 40,000 of them. Many of them leave and there won’t be comfort, or much of anything else, for anyone.

    • Rob Hobart

      The usual baseless sneers and childish insults. Grow up and learn about reality, troll.

    • Omar

      God Bless Joe Lhota. A great politician who realizes that NYC does not exist solely for the comforts of the destructive left-wing. Lhota also realizes that racism is bad, no matter who does it. No wonder the leftists hate him.

    • Drakken

      Wait until those rich whites move out, then what are you blacks going to do then? Riot, rob and kill because whitey owes you?

  • http://www.clarespark.com/ Clare Spark

    It will be open season on the assimilated Jews who helped elect him, and who reject the Republican Party in the mistaken assumption that the Right is populated solely by Nazis. Read this and weep for our nearly lost American exceptionalism. http://clarespark.com/2013/02/27/american-exceptionalism-retold/. But it is never too late. Cultural pessimism won’t help our country and only demoralizes us.

    • usedtobeconservative

      At times, however, cultural pessimism has a therapeutic efficacy: It serves as a stand-in for “doing oneself a mischief.”

  • mtnhikerdude

    Daniel , “The fast lane to Detroit ” sums up the left’s agenda for our nation.
    I’m of Italian decent . I pray this guy isn’t . At least I am assured Obama isn’t .
    LOL

  • kevinstroup

    What is the problem? The New Yorkers wanted this guy. They elected him. I hope they get it, and get it good and hard. Cheers!

  • Myrtle Linder

    Compare himself to Nixon?

    this just shows us how much he thinks of us. He is only making fun of “We The People” He thinks we are all complete fools, following a false god. HE is the antichrist, fighting for evil rule of the entire world. He has no idea in his communist brain that GOD will not allow that . As we as Christians keep saying, “we are in the last days!” We have bee in this end days time for many years because GOD does not count time as we do, 1,000 years is a one day and one day is as 1,000 years.He has given us how to know when the end is near by the conditions he list of evils going on in the end days. We are living in that time and are almost to the end of the end days.

    2 Thessalonians 2:1-4
    .1. Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our LORD JESUS CHRIST,and by our gathering together unto HIM,

    2. That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of CHRIST is at hand.
    3. Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;
    4. who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called GOD, or that is worshipped; so that he is as GOD sitteth in the temple of GOD showing himself that he is GOD.
    5. Remember ye not, that,when I was yet with you, I told you these things?
    6. and now ye know what withholdeth that ye might be revealed in his time.
    7. For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.
    8. And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the LORD shall consume with the spirit of HIS mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of HIS coming:
    9. Even HIM, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,
    10. And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
    11. And for this cause GOD shall send them strong delusion, that the should believe a lie.

    12. That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.

  • Chiron_Venizelos

    As we speak, barriers are being built in NYC. The reason given for building these walls was reported to have been to keep tidal surges during hurricanes from causing flood damage (e.g. “Sandy”). Later, there was speculation that the walls might be to protect the affluent areas of Manhattan from rioters. Now, this story has me wondering whether the walls are being built to keep the affluent from escaping. (Study Warsaw, 1939.)

    • A Z

      Warsaw 1937 is before the Germans invaded in 1939.

      The walls around the Jewish neighborhoods in Warsaw were built before WW2?

      Is that what you are saying or is 1937 a typo?

      • Chiron_Venizelos

        THANKS! for catching that typo.

    • uptownsteve

      You need psychiatric help.

      • Drakken

        Go smoke another fatty, and don’t forget to shout racist.

      • Omar

        Actually, that would be you, uptownloser.

  • Infidel4Ever

    I have a good friend who until recently used to work on Wall Street. He read the writing on the wall and made his move down here to Florida last month. He says many of his fellow co-workers are seriously thinking about moving out. He expects De Blasio will make Dinkins look like a reasonable, competent guy. Once the exodus starts it’s going to get really bad for those who have to stay. Jobs? There won’t be no steenkin’ jobs, Comrade Hizhonor.

    • Drakken

      The way Commi Bill is going, it won’t be Wall Street much longer but a street named in Miami. Lots of financial and stock traders are quietly moving down to Miami, they see the writing on the wall and are voting with their wallets. I say burn baby burn. let NYC rot,

  • tea drinker

    Made some rude comments earlier, let my anger cloud my judgement, need a break.

  • FRS

    See no reason to pay NYC taxes. Move to suburbs or better still out of NY.

  • Babylonandon

    One thing people always forgot about Unicorns (and the morons who think like them) – they have a lot of nasty weapons (long sharp horn, big hard hooves) to use against anyone who gets in their way.

  • Omar

    Here are some multiple choice questions for race-obsessed lunatics like uptownsteve:
    1. Which person called Jews “diamond merchants” and referred to whites as “Greek homos”?
    A. Ben Carson
    B. Mia Love
    C. Al Sharpton
    D. Ted Cruz

    Hint: The man is head of the so-called “National Action Network” and is known for his extreme race-baiting and, at times, anti-Semitic rhetoric.

    2. Which two presidents have strongly supported admitting Puerto Rico as a state (they view statehood as the best status choice for Puerto Rico):
    A. Andrew Jackson and James Polk
    B. James Buchanan and Grover Cleveland
    C. Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush
    D. Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton

    Hints: The two men served as president and vice president at the same exact time. In addition, the first man also signed legislation commemorating a federal holiday honoring a civil rights hero.

    3. Which former president is friends with monstrous brothers who rule a Communist dictatorship in a country 90 miles south of Key West, FL? The person in question repeatedly calls on his country’s government to “lift” limited sanctions on the monstrous regime to the south of it.
    A. Franklin D. Roosevelt
    B. John F. Kennedy
    C. Jimmy Carter
    D. George H.W. Bush

    Hint: While the man was governor of Georgia during the 1970s, he referred to his racist lieutenant governor as “the essence of the Democratic Party”. The man also forced the Shah out of power in Iran and gave that country to the Islamist mullahs.

    4. Which Chicago pastor screamed “God Damn America!” during one of his sermons?
    A. Richard Land
    B. Jesse Lee Peterson
    C. Jeremiah Wright
    D. Pat Robertson

    Hint: Our president had a close friendship with this man for over 20 years. The man was also responsible for the wedding of the now president and first lady of the United States.

    5. Which one of the four lunatic nanny-state mayors of New York City is responsible for having his police department pummel an elderly man to the ground and arrest him?
    A. Ed Koch
    B. David Dinkins
    C. Warren Wilhelm, Jr. (a.k.a. Bill de Blasio)
    D. Michael Bloomberg

    Hint: The man provided support to the Communist Sandinista dictatorship in Nicaragua during the 1980s. Also, the man wants to force tax hikes in order to pay for his “universal” Pre-K program.

  • wileyvet

    Undocumented workers whose voice often goes unheard. Really? They should be unheard because they shouldn’t be in the country at all. I like Daniel pointing out the absurdity of fiscally responsible progressive policies. I smell another Detroit.

  • usedtobeconservative

    We are ruled by fools and traitors.

  • hatsylady

    Great summary of the fun that New York can look forward to. NY, wake up.

  • Bamaguje

    May be New York has to hit rock bottom like Detroit, for New yorkers to stop electing assholes like De Blasio.
    But by then it may be too late for the Big Apple..

  • Randy Townsend

    NYC is just one of many big-city playgrounds for socialists like this guy. These cities have the common characteristic of being havens and magnents for the parasites of society – the more government “gives” them, the greater numbers they become (and these people refuse to admit make that relationship). Well, good luck to those who choose to live there (or can’t get out). Good riddance, to be honest….

  • Phil

    Murder rate is already up 33% since the comrade has been in office.

  • arishsahani

    Our leaders should first learn to manage the money .Its shame on one talks about how to stop misuse of resources any more. System is filled unwanted corrupt people.

  • Hard Little Machine

    The decline of New York is remarkably rapid. All it will take is one term and NYC will screwed for a generation.