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De Blasio makes misstep admitting
city surplus isn´t for pre-K

New York Daily News, by Kenneth Lovett

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Posted By:toledo, 1/28/2014 8:19:20 AM

ALBANY — Mayor de Blasio Monday went to Albany and made the first major misstep of his young mayoralty. Testifying at a state legislative budget hearing, de Blasio basically admitted what many had long suspected — even though the city has a budget surplus that could pay for prekindergarten expansion, he wants to increase taxes on the wealthy so he can use the surplus to help fund labor settlements. RELATED: MAYOR DE BLASIO LATE TO BUDGET HEARING WITH STATE LAWMAKERS The candor played right into the hands of his friend, the governor. De Blasio has vehemently argued that he wants to raise taxes on

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: RonnietheK, 1/28/2014 8:52:15 AM     (No. 9708653)

Thankfully, I moved out of the big road apple.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jebediah, 1/28/2014 9:04:59 AM     (No. 9708673)

Echo poster #1. They (the voters) broke it and they bought it! The first Sandinista Mayor.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JimS, 1/28/2014 9:23:18 AM     (No. 9708705)

28 days in office, and already a proven liar. That even beats Obama´s record.

What next, Bill? "If you like your wealth you can keep your wealth?"--to paraphrase our Liar-in-Chief.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FormerNYer, 1/28/2014 9:38:41 AM     (No. 9708736)

Why anybody would live in the rotten apple is beyond me.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: yo-yo, 1/28/2014 10:31:00 AM     (No. 9708828)

Answer: Gaff
Question: What´s it called when a DIM or RINO inadvertently lets the truth slip out?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: shurnuff, 1/28/2014 11:16:57 AM     (No. 9708921)

So, um..... but the money is still "just for the children," right?

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