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Mayor Vows to Bridge Inequality
Gap in First State of the City Address

NY1 News [New York, NY], by Staff

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 2/10/2014 2:45:36 PM

Mayor Bill de Blasio continued his push to unite a so-called "tale of two cities" and end economic inequality during his first State of the City address Monday. De Blasio said the inequality gap fundamentally threatens the future of the city and it would not be ignored by the city government. "In past decades, working people built our city, and for their hard work they were rewarded - not always with great wealth, but with a fundamental assurance, the knowledge that hard work could pull them from modest means into a growing middle class," said de Blasio. "Today, that assurance

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Everyone in The Bronx moves to Manhattan, and vice-versa.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FunOne, 2/10/2014 3:07:51 PM     (No. 9726941)

The communist mayor might just find out who John Galt is, but that there are a number of John Galts, and they plan to be ex-residents of his utopian experiment.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mackrand, 2/10/2014 3:16:48 PM     (No. 9726960)

Blasio is correct that working people built New York City. He forgets that the wealthy paid for it with the promise of when they paid for the construction they would make money doing it. This "income inequality" schtick would take away the wealth to distribute to the lower classes as give aways. For this to happen Blasio has to stir up the lower classes to vote for more money to be taken. A given when people have discovered that they can vote themselves more money.

The only problem with this is if the wealthy will stand for it. As another poster said, there doesn´t take many people named John Galt to make a pile when they start leaving New York City for locations that appreciate what the wealthy do with their money!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: KTWO, 2/10/2014 3:28:22 PM     (No. 9726980)

I hate all these timid reformers like de Blasio who speak of ´bridges´ and ´fairness´.
Crack eggs daily and make omelets. And those who don´t like their omelets have no place in NYC.

de Blasio should order all hotels converted free public housing. No more homeless people. The hotels should feed them too. If the hotel dining rooms are not adequate they can be given vouchers for nearby restaurants.

This might seem to pose some economic and legal difficulties. But hiring more people to write more regulations always solves such problems.

After erasing homelessness de Blasio can end crime next week. Meanwhile every business can begin building the newly mandated transgender toilets.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: 4Justice, 2/10/2014 4:06:14 PM     (No. 9727045)

Yeah, make them all poor...that´s the communist way!

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