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Reasons why New York Sucks

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Manton, Aug 26, 2012.

  1. Connemara

    Connemara [URL='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jST2Sv63WQ']

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    And there's already a $2B hole for next fiscal year.
     


  2. allress

    allress New Member

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    New york is a nice play to visit once in your life or maybe even live for a short time but it would get old fast im sure.
     


  3. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    for sure. No new events or anything i'm sure.
     


  4. Connemara

    Connemara [URL='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jST2Sv63WQ']

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    :confused:

    http://nystateofpolitics.com/2013/09/q-poll-de-blasio-tops-40-percent/

     


  5. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    there is no crisis and 20 years is a long time for the inmates not to be in charge of the assylum. Also, teensy-tiny electorate (less than a million voters will decide this, possibly a lot less).

    It's time for NY once again to revert to being NY.
     


  6. StephenHero

    StephenHero Black Floridian

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    I'd give up soda for another term of Bloomberg.
     


  7. Sashu

    Sashu Well-Known Member

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    Honestly, aside from a few specific incidents (like the soda bans), I think he's probably one of the better mayors we've had. To be fair, though, he doesn't have very strong competition for the honor of that title...
     


  8. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    I was at a thing last night where bloomberg was honored. He actually shook my hand, unbidden. So did George Pataki.

    Anyway, trek home was miserable because even in the middle of the night the humidity was still overwhelming. Sweat, sweat, sweat.

    Then, this morning, I learned that the second of our three approaches to the village and the train station has been blocked with the orange and white striped R2D2s. :fu:
     


  9. aravenel

    aravenel Distinguished Member

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    Manton, weather for the next few days is supposed to be gorgeous. You must be planning on leaving town.
     


  10. mgm9128

    mgm9128 Distinguished Member

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    Came home from the city this morning. Paid my $7.50 off the FDR and got a receipt. This is new to me.
     


  11. mgm9128

    mgm9128 Distinguished Member

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    Did you look him in the eyes and see death?
     


  12. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    I am with SH in disliking his busybody Davos class arogance and micromanagement, but I will gladly take him over any of the Dem clowns likely to win, and certainly over DeBlasio.
     
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    aravenel Distinguished Member

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    ^ Pretty much that.
     


  14. dopey

    dopey Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    I might, barely, be willing to live with another extension for the worthless City Council members if Bloomberg would run for a fourth term.
     


  15. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    someone at the banquet last night (i forgot who) said Bloomberg should be named "mayor for life" and that got a standing ovation.
     


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