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De Blasio aide blames Bloomberg for growing number of homeless New Yorkers

Shocker, neither commie wants to man up to this mess.

NY Daily News: It’s not his fault. The de Blasio administration, which has been under fire for the growing number of homeless New Yorkers, is pushing back and blaming former Mayor Michael Bloomberg. 396 more words


De Blasio Defends Plan to Develop NYCHA Open Space Into Housing

Mayor Bill de Blasio today rebutted criticisms of his proposal to build 17,000 apartments on open parcels of New York City Housing Authority property, arguing such construction is essential to relieving the city’s… 662 more words

Times Square Business Leader: Panhandling, Not Toplessness, Is the Real Problem

The head of an organization representing Times Square’s brick-and-mortar enterprises dismissed topless women as “a total distraction,” instead arguing that the city needs to focus on the confrontational tactics… 483 more words

push poll

push poll

(1990’s | journalese (politics) | “dirty trick”)

Push polls originated in political campaigns. They are presented as impartial, conducted by an organization not technically connected with a candidate (although if a respondent pushes back hard enough, the caller may be forced to reveal his true employer). 568 more words


Next Week/This Week: The Naked and the Dead


1. The tabloids: The appearance of all-but-nude body-painted babes in sanitized Times Square—once home to strictly family friendly characters like… 1,160 more words

Bloomberg plans to lay off 100 editorial employees

Bloomberg News is expected to lay off roughly 100 editorial employees in its New York and Washington, D.C., bureaus, according to a report in the… 98 more words


Run away from "top-down, one-size-fits-all"

Michael Bloomberg wrote a wonderful piece entitled Why Cities are the Key to Fighting Climate Change. The article focuses on why local government–specifically, urban populations–is the least… 174 more words

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