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Following the money in De Blasio´s
horse-drawn carriage ban

American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson

Original Article

Posted By:DW626, 1/6/2014 4:17:20 PM

Many people, including the New York Times´ editorial page editor, found it puzzling that one of New York´s leftist mayor Bill De Blasio´s first priorities was ridding the city of one of its iconic diversions, the horse-drawn carriages at Central Park. They are simply not cynical enough. No matter how closely a politician may cleave to left wing (even communist) doctrines and personnel, follow the money. Robert Stacy McCain writes in The American Spectator: The bad guy in this drama, according to the carriage drivers, is Steve Nislick, chief executive officer of a New Jersey-based real-estate development company, Edison Properties.

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I hope you New Yorkers who voted for this communist clown are happy now, more outrage, I´m sure will follow.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: annie xango, 1/6/2014 4:22:47 PM     (No. 9682010)

I can tell you I am not happy with ASPCA..to which I donate...they are going to hear from me....no more $$$..I will switch to another animal rescue group..

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Reply 2 - Posted by: snapper451, 1/6/2014 4:31:21 PM     (No. 9682025)

Just like Obama - you have to follow the money. Valerie Jarrett would have made millions on both the Olympics for Chicago and the carbon exchanges. She is a slum-lord who was poised to sell her land for an Olympic village and she was also tied into the carbon exchange concept (with Goldman Sachs). It is always about the money and "what´s in it for me..."

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Reply 3 - Posted by: judy, 1/6/2014 4:34:14 PM     (No. 9682029)

Give your $$$ to your local animal shelter. It´s well used.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: littleorby, 1/6/2014 4:39:00 PM     (No. 9682039)

You´ll probably be conned by the next group too, #1.

Anyway, I was curious, as were many, about the mayor´s first move. Stupid me! The real estate angle escaped my radar. I though it REALLY was just misguided liberalism.

To De Basio´s credit, he pays his debts on time, apparently.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JediJerry, 1/6/2014 4:59:06 PM     (No. 9682076)

Chicago style corruption with a bagel and schmear of cream cheese. THis is pay to play politics in real life. Nislick paid to get Bill elected now he gets to play NY developer. It a big dollar Monopoly game. The Wolf of Central Park has turned into a blood sucking vampire. Nice job New Yorkers, you wanted it, you got it. For me I have never been to NY and frankly I have no desire at all to step foot in that place.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: RUReadyY3K, 1/6/2014 5:39:08 PM     (No. 9682147)

The horses will be going to the dog food or glue factories and the drivers will be unemployed. In the future, horses that might have had a few more years of life pulling a carriage will now go straight to the rendering plant.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Skyliner, 1/6/2014 6:11:59 PM     (No. 9682196)

Right on, #6, perhaps the horses will be sent to France for fine dining.

Don´t worry about the drivers, though. They can get some rickshaws and coolee hats and make a quaint living that way. Back to Mother Earth, doncha know.

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