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megimoo
09-16-2011, 01:44 PM
Mayor Bloomberg warned Friday there would be riots in the streets if Washington doesn't get serious about generating jobs......"We have a lot of kids graduating college, can't find jobs," Bloomberg said on his weekly WOR radio show......"That's what happened in Cairo. That's what happened in Madrid. You don't want those kinds of riots here."

In Cairo, angry Egyptians took out their frustrations by toppling presidential strongman Hosni Mubarak - and more recently attacking the Israeli embassy.

As for Madrid, the most recent street protests were sparked by widespread unhappiness that the Spanish government was spending millions on the visit of Pope Benedict instead of dealing with widespread unemployment......Bloomberg's unusually alarmist pronouncement came as President Obama has been pressuring reluctant Republicans to pass his proposed job creation plan.


http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2011/09/16/2011-09-16_mayor_bloomberg_predicts_riots_in_the_streets_i f_economy_doesnt_create_more_jobs.html

Novaheart
09-16-2011, 01:49 PM
I wouldn't mind seeing a riot on Wall Street and some suits dragged through the street coupled with some citizen evictions in the posher neighborhoods. No actual looting though, because then we would lose the self righteousness we save for black people.

megimoo
09-16-2011, 02:14 PM
I wouldn't mind seeing a riot on Wall Street and some suits dragged through the street coupled with some citizen evictions in the posher neighborhoods. No actual looting though, because then we would lose the self righteousness we save for black people.
You would advocate blood and destruction as a way to protest Capitalism ? ..Why don't you pack your pink tutu,your Satin Fringed Parasol and join the Socialist mob this weekend ?:D

lacarnut
09-16-2011, 02:16 PM
Bloomy should go back to his roots and rejoin the Democrats Party. His support of a government jobs program is wrong headed. Nothing like a doom and gloom Democrat or a RINO from the land of Oz in the northeast. Furthermore, he needs to worry about the exodus of taxpayers leaving NYC, and the unemployment rate going up to 8.7% in August.

Novaheart
09-16-2011, 02:17 PM
You would advocate blood and destruction as a way to protest Capitalism ? ..Why don't you pack your pink tutu,your Satin Fringed Parasol and join the Socialist mob this weekend ?:D

I think that every two hundred years or so, the ruling class needs to be reminded of some simple math.

Starbuck
09-16-2011, 02:29 PM
I wouldn't mind seeing a riot on Wall Street and some suits dragged through the street coupled with some citizen evictions in the posher neighborhoods............
What an absolutely asinine statement. Surely, you can't believe that posting such drivel will enhance your credibility.

In what way would these sorts of activity benefit anyone? Anyone at all.:confused:

lacarnut
09-16-2011, 02:34 PM
I think that every two hundred years or so, the ruling class needs to be reminded of some simple math.

Don't fret. At the rate we are going because of moral decay and economic disaster, we are on the road to becoming a third world country. However, the extermination of liberals and progressives would save the day.

lacarnut
09-16-2011, 02:41 PM
What an absolutely asinine statement. Surely, you can't believe that posting such drivel will enhance your credibility.

In what way would these sorts of activity benefit anyone? Anyone at all.:confused:

He hates people that have more than him and consider them evil. He lives for the day that he will have his single wide mobile home paid off, passage of fags marrying fags and has a pot to piss in and a window to throw it out. Simply stated, his mind is just fucked up. :eek:

NJCardFan
09-16-2011, 03:02 PM
I think that every two hundred years or so, the ruling class needs to be reminded of some simple math.
I believe this is what elections are for.

Starbuck
09-16-2011, 03:19 PM
Who does NovaHeart believe "the ruling class" is?

Obama, who came from nowhere and had nothing?
Clinton, who came from nowhere and had nothing?
Carter?
Reagan?
Lacarnut?

Who? :confused:

noonwitch
09-16-2011, 03:54 PM
Who does NovaHeart believe "the ruling class" is?

Obama, who came from nowhere and had nothing?
Clinton, who came from nowhere and had nothing?
Carter?
Reagan?
Lacarnut?

Who? :confused:


The Bushes and Gores are pretty ruling class-two generations in politics for each family, plus a backround of wealth. The Kennedy's are working on a third generation in politics.

Odysseus
09-16-2011, 04:34 PM
I think that every two hundred years or so, the ruling class needs to be reminded of some simple math.

The ruling class isn't on Wall Street, it's on K Street.

megimoo
09-17-2011, 07:52 AM
New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg, in a radio interview on Friday, warned that high unemployment could lead to widespread rioting...... Thatís right..... He actually said that.

At a time when European cities have suffered massively from hooliganism, and at a time when U.S. towns like Philadelphia and Kansas City have suffered huge human and commercial tolls from so-called flash riots.

For Bloomberg to come out with this statement is irresponsible and incendiary. But you know what? Heís got a personal agenda. This is a desperate talking point to sell Obamaís jobs plan, which Bloomberg favors as a solution to high unemployment and zero growth.

Thereís a whole history here of liberals threatening riots if they donít get their way. WABC radio host Mark Simone reminded me that back in 1994, Matilda Cuomo warned there would be race riots in New York if her husband Mario werenít reelected governor in his race against George Pataki.

So now the liberal Mike Bloomberg is trying to go to bat for his pal Obama. And heís doing so in a very clumsy and inappropriate way.

In fact, Bloomberg is pitching for the whole Obama jobs package -- the $450 billion stimulus plan and the $470 billion tax hike.......... The package is totally unpopular. A recent Bloomberg poll (how ironic) showed that voters disapprove of more Obama stimulus by 51 to 40 percent, and that 56 percent of independents oppose it........... Other polls show that more than 60 percent of Americans disapprove of Obamaís handling of the economy.

Memories are long. The $800 billion stimulus package nearly three years ago didnít work. So why do it again? Large dollops of government spending combined with temporary tax cuts do not promote investment or entrepreneurship, which are the true job-creators. Tax-rate incentives must be permanent in order to grow the economy. Digging holes for infrastructure may be necessary, but itís no job-creator for the private sector...............SNIP


http://finance.townhall.com/columnists/larrykudlow/2011/09/17/mike_bloomberg%E2%80%99s_irresponsible_riot_tactic

SarasotaRepub
09-17-2011, 08:36 AM
Yeah, I'm sure the hippies taking over Wall Street today will classified as a Riot. :rolleyes::D

Starbuck
09-17-2011, 09:36 AM
Talk like that is scary, but we are, after all, living with an entire population of young people who feel that the government's purpose is to feed them. And their appetite is huge.

They may, indeed, riot.

SarasotaRepub
09-17-2011, 09:58 AM
Talk like that is scary, but we are, after all, living with an entire population of young people who feel that the government's purpose is to feed them. And their appetite is huge.

They may, indeed, riot.


That's what "Riot Guns" were made for!!! In the beginning, just use salt. :p

I am most forgiving. :D

Novaheart
09-17-2011, 11:27 AM
That's what "Riot Guns" were made for!!! In the beginning, just use salt. :p

I am most forgiving. :D

But seriously....

I have long thought that younger people, people younger than myself and those of us on the agewise shirt tail of the Vietnam war peace demonstrations etc... have felt a sort of generational "great cause envy". They have tried to feel relevant with environmental demonstrations, perhaps animal rights, and a handful of niche political causes... but nothing as unifying and powerful as the image of the Mall and university campuses swamped with people involved in the civil rights movement or Flower Power.

Maybe this will be their cause, and hopefully the music will improve in the process.

lacarnut
09-17-2011, 12:03 PM
But seriously....

I have long thought that younger people, people younger than myself and those of us on the agewise shirt tail of the Vietnam war peace demonstrations etc... have felt a sort of generational "great cause envy". They have tried to feel relevant with environmental demonstrations, perhaps animal rights, and a handful of niche political causes... but nothing as unifying and powerful as the image of the Mall and university campuses swamped with people involved in the civil rights movement or Flower Power.

Maybe this will be their cause, and hopefully the music will improve in the process.

You are envious of cowards and dope heads. It figures.

SarasotaRepub
09-17-2011, 12:43 PM
But seriously....

I have long thought that younger people, people younger than myself and those of us on the agewise shirt tail of the Vietnam war peace demonstrations etc... have felt a sort of generational "great cause envy". They have tried to feel relevant with environmental demonstrations, perhaps animal rights, and a handful of niche political causes... but nothing as unifying and powerful as the image of the Mall and university campuses swamped with people involved in the civil rights movement or Flower Power.

Maybe this will be their cause, and hopefully the music will improve in the process.


What makes you think I'm not??? :vader:

The youngsters should go help Uncle AlGore. While saving the Polar Bears maybe a few will end up as BP lunch sacks. Of course, then PETA would jump in and...:D

Novaheart
09-17-2011, 12:54 PM
You are envious of cowards and dope heads. It figures.

As usual, your post shows that you have a reading comprehension problem. Perhaps due to hypoxia.

Novaheart
09-17-2011, 12:59 PM
What makes you think I'm not??? :vader:

The youngsters should go help Uncle AlGore. While saving the Polar Bears maybe a few will end up as BP lunch sacks. Of course, then PETA would jump in and...:D

You'll like this. The other day on WMNF (88.5 Tampa hippy radio station) the guest on the Final Call was talking about mass transit and of course "global warming". He made the error of mentioning polar bears and "deaths due to vanishing sea ice."

So I called in, and led in with my support for good public transportation but my objection to the habit of promoters using ridiculous automobile operating costs for comparison purposes to make public transit look better. Then I said it....

"Oh, by the way, I don't think it serves the cause of environmentalism to put out worn out and disproved claims like 'polar bears are dying from vanishing sea ice." The biggest killer of polar bears is Native Americans who hunt them with licenses from the federal governments of the US and Canada, not the carbon output of some coal fired power plant in Alabama."

They were unmoved, but I got it on the air before they cut me off.

SarasotaRepub
09-17-2011, 01:23 PM
You'll like this. The other day on WMNF (88.5 Tampa hippy radio station) the guest on the Final Call was talking about mass transit and of course "global warming". He made the error of mentioning polar bears and "deaths due to vanishing sea ice."

So I called in, and led in with my support for good public transportation but my objection to the habit of promoters using ridiculous automobile operating costs for comparison purposes to make public transit look better. Then I said it....

"Oh, by the way, I don't think it serves the cause of environmentalism to put out worn out and disproved claims like 'polar bears are dying from vanishing sea ice." The biggest killer of polar bears is Native Americans who hunt them with licenses from the federal governments of the US and Canada, not the carbon output of some coal fired power plant in Alabama."

They were unmoved, but I got it on the air before they cut me off.

HAHAHAHAHAHAAHA!!! Good one! :D

Starbuck
09-17-2011, 01:52 PM
As usual, your post shows that you have a reading comprehension problem. Perhaps due to hypoxia.
Uh, naw, that couldn't be right. See, he lives in Louisiana, and it ain't really all that cold there........:D

lacarnut
09-17-2011, 03:43 PM
As usual, your post shows that you have a reading comprehension problem. Perhaps due to hypoxia.

Must be that time of the day for your obsessive compulsive disorder medication.

Tecate
09-18-2011, 12:08 AM
The real riots in the streets will start when people discover that their pension funds were vaporized in some derivatives scheme.

Tecate
09-18-2011, 12:28 AM
Wasn't James Carville way out ahead of Bloomberg predicting riots in the streets by Summer 2012? I'm pretty sure he already said that quite a while ago.

Again, when they take the pension funds, that's when it's on.

lacarnut
09-18-2011, 12:29 AM
The real riots in the streets will start when people discover that their pension funds were vaporized in some derivatives scheme.

My pension fund has averaged an 8% gain per year since the Enron debacle.

Odysseus
09-18-2011, 10:13 AM
Talk like that is scary, but we are, after all, living with an entire population of young people who feel that the government's purpose is to feed them. And their appetite is huge.

They may, indeed, riot.
If they do, Bloomberg has given them the excuse. It's extremely irresponsible for a politician to publicly predict riots for a cause. Right now, I guarantee that rabble-rousing leftists are putting up fliers demanding riots to protest unemployment, and Bloomberg has provided them with official justification. That doesn't mean that he won't call out the NYPD when it happens, but rioters will be able to state that even Bloomberg admitted that they had a cause.

The real riots in the streets will start when people discover that their pension funds were vaporized in some derivatives scheme.

We're already seeing racial riots throughout the country. The flash mobs that attacked the Wisconsin State Fair and other events are the result of a culture of hate that's been spread by racial arsonists like Al Sharpton and Jeremiah Wright, combined with the new technology of social media and cell phones. All it takes is an excuse, and there will be one soon, when Obama is turned out. There will be a wave of riots after the election, with violence directed against whites or other non-blacks.

AmPat
09-18-2011, 10:56 AM
I think that every two hundred years or so, the ruling class needs to be reminded of some simple math.If by the "ruling class" you mean rich white folks, I believe the others like you ought to be reminded that the cream rises to the top.:cool:

Novaheart
09-18-2011, 11:38 AM
If by the "ruling class" you mean rich white folks, I believe the others like you ought to be reminded that the cream rises to the top.:cool:

Is it your opinion that those who rise to the top of a corporate or military structure are the best and the brightest people, the people of the highest character and most solid morals, the most deserving? Or is there another path?

Starbuck
09-18-2011, 01:40 PM
Is it your opinion that those who rise to the top of a corporate or military structure are the best and the brightest people, the people of the highest character and most solid morals, the most deserving?..........

Didn't ask me, but, yeah, that's what I think, generally. That population is peppered with the odd sociopath, but generally the best and brightest rise. Sociopaths like Bernie Ebbers, Madoff, Leona Helmsley eventually fall to the bottom. System works pretty well, it seems to me.

How else could it be?:confused:

CueSi
09-18-2011, 02:10 PM
The ruling class isn't on Wall Street, it's on K Street.

and the sooner the left admits it, and the right acts on it, the better off we all will be.

~QC

txradioguy
09-18-2011, 03:07 PM
Is it your opinion that those who rise to the top of a corporate or military structure are the best and the brightest people, the people of the highest character and most solid morals, the most deserving?




Or is there another path?

Well there's affirmative action...but that never works out well for anyone.

Novaheart
09-18-2011, 03:13 PM
Well there's affirmative action...but that never works out well for anyone.

There is also inheritance and the "golden boy", and those are rarely merit systems either.

AmPat
09-18-2011, 03:20 PM
There is also inheritance and the "golden boy", and those are rarely merit systems either.

How do you feel about those filthy rich "poor" people who win the lotto? I wonder when they have enough money that they are voted off the Liberal Island?:cool:

Wei Wu Wei
09-18-2011, 09:43 PM
The ruling class isn't on Wall Street, it's on K Street.

False dichotomy. Both of those sing to the same tune.

Wei Wu Wei
09-18-2011, 09:50 PM
Didn't ask me, but, yeah, that's what I think, generally. That population is peppered with the odd sociopath, but generally the best and brightest rise. Sociopaths like Bernie Ebbers, Madoff, Leona Helmsley eventually fall to the bottom. System works pretty well, it seems to me.

How else could it be?:confused:

the system creates the criteria by which we define the "best and brightest", which is self-serving, so that the people at the top always appear to be the "best and brightest".

every social system in history has legitimized it's power structure this way.

Odysseus
09-18-2011, 10:40 PM
False dichotomy. Both of those sing to the same tune.
No, there's a significant difference between people who produce goods and services and people who seek advantage through manipulation of government.

the system creates the criteria by which we define the "best and brightest", which is self-serving, so that the people at the top always appear to be the "best and brightest".

every social system in history has legitimized it's power structure this way.

But every system has a different criteria of what it considers its best and brightest. America's used to be accomplishment in the private sector or in service to the nation. Today, it's about punching your ticket at the "right" schools and then filling your resume in government jobs, even if you don't actually accomplish anything.

Starbuck
09-18-2011, 10:54 PM
the system creates the criteria by which we define the "best and brightest", which is self-serving, so that the people at the top always appear to be the "best and brightest".

every social system in history has legitimized it's power structure this way.

But I ask again, how else could it be?

In some systems there is a ruling class, some have a violent take over, and some - in the past - have turned management over to intellectuals. They have all failed. Haven't they?

In spite of faults it still appears to me that the America republic system works best.

lacarnut
09-18-2011, 11:02 PM
There is also inheritance and the "golden boy", and those are rarely merit systems either.

The US is the land of opportunity. If you do not think so, what country does. Problem with bottom feeders who have no ambition and don't want to work hard, they will remain bottom feeders and never rise to the top.

People that have a sizable inheritance have already paid taxes on that money. Why should the government have a right to any of it. Oh, that's right, you are a liberal who believes that the government needs to steal from the haves and give to the have nots.