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By Robert On Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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Who would be your ‘Top Enemy of Freedom’ since 1968?

Who would call the top enemy of freedom since 1968? The list of potential candidates is unfortunately quite long if you think about it. In the 45th anniversary issue of the “Free Minds and Free Markets” More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, June 30th, 2013
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New York City passes law mandating sick time pay, Michael Bloomberg says it will be bad for businesses

A new law in New York City will now force employers to offer some sick time pay for their workers. NYC joinsPortland, Ore.; San Francisco; Seattle; Washington, D.C.; and the state of Connecticut in requiring the More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, June 28th, 2013
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Bloomberg presses for ban of sparklers using terrorism as the reason

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pressuring Gov. Andrew Cuomo to put a stop to a state lawmaker’s move to legalize the sale of sparklers outside city limits. The New York Mayor pointed to the potential More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, June 17th, 2013
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New Bloomberg calls for New Yorkers to recycle leftovers for compost

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg tried to curb soda consumption, ban smoking in parks and encourage bike riding. Now the New York Mayor is seeking to require citizens to separate their food scraps for composting. San More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 15th, 2013
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Eric Holder turns DOJ attention towards Mayor Bloomberg, Ray Kelly over ‘stop and frisk’

The lawsuit challenging the NYPD’s program of stopping, questioning and sometimes frisking people came to a close this week after pending for five years, four months and 12 days. Official White House Photo by More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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Two letters to NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg contain traces of ricin, targeted his gun control stance

Two threatening letters containing traces of the deadly poison ricin were sent to Mayor Michael Bloomberg in New York and his gun-control group in Washington, police said Wednesday. The anonymous letters were opened More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
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Media, Jews attack Glenn Beck over ‘Nazi’ Bloomberg photo at convention, which was actually based on Lenin

Glenn Beck addressed the National Rifle Association’s annual convention this weekend, including an attack on New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but he also stirred criticisms from the media and Jewish More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
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Bloomberg calls for Constitution to ‘change’ after Boston bombings, give up privacy for more safety

In the wake of the Boston bombing New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday the country’s interpretation of the Constitution will “have to change” to allow for greater security to stave off future attacks. “The More...

By Brian Attenberg On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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John Lennon Glasses: President Obama retweets photo of Lennon’s bloodied glasses

A disturbing picture of John Lennon’s bloodied glasses is being utilized as a tool in the White House’s arsenal to ban guns. On March 20th, Yoko Ono tweeted a photo of her former husband’s bloodied glasses More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, March 11th, 2013
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Judge shoots down NY ban on large sodas, ‘sugary drink ban’

A day before New York CIty’s unprecedented soda ban was set to begin, a judge has rejected the restrictions, calling the initiative “arbitrary and capricious.” Since its inception, the controversial More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, March 11th, 2013
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Michael Bloomberg says government ‘probably’ should not force exercise on its citizens

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has not been shy about using the force of government to promote his public health initiatives when it comes to banning sodas that he feels are too big, smoking, fatty foods, bottle More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, March 11th, 2013
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Bloomberg, NYC to target loud music in headphones to help with public health problem

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who led the ban on 16-ounce sodas, trans fats in restaurants and public smoking, is now turning his sights on young people who play their music too loud through their headphones. Mayor More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 3rd, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg’s group to run Gun Control Super Bowl ad, bashing NRA VIDEO

Watch the video, sponsored by the Michael Bloomberg-founded Mayors Against Illegal Guns, set to air during Super Bowl 2013 calling for stricter background checks on gun purchases and targeting the NRA directly. “The More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg asked if he would disarm his security team due to gun control VIDEO

Jason Mattera is a writer, editor and journalist known for ambush interviews. In D.C. recently he had the chance to approach New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and ask him about the hypocrisy of Bloomberg being surrounded More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg says New York to limit painkillers to emergency rooms, will track bottles with GPS

Last week Mayor Bloomberg let a charge to limit painkillers to emergency rooms as a crackdown on prescription drug abuse. Now Tuesday the NYPD have unveiled a plan to combat the theft of painkillers and other highly More...

By Robert On Sunday, December 16th, 2012
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Michael Bloomberg advises President Obama to ignore Congress on guns

Mayor Michael BloombergImage/NBC Video Screen Shot The New York City Mayor, a man ripe with experience in the power of the executive and the power to ban whatever he doesn’t like,  Michael Bloomberg  offered More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 9th, 2012
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Gas rations instituted in New York by Bloomberg, but you can still use your gas can

Odd or even? Did you bring your gas can? These are now important questions in New York and Long Island. Gas shortages from Hurricane Sandy may have some residents feeling like it was 1973 again. David Falconer, More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, November 3rd, 2012
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NYC Marathon finally cancelled after outrage over resources and Hurricane Sandy cleanup

Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the decision to run the New York City Marathon in Sandy’s aftermath, a growing number of residents, politicians (and even some marathon runners) blasted the decision and called More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 27th, 2012
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Hurricane Sandy, Frankenstorm, skirts along US coast, leave 41 dead in Caribbean

The late season Hurricane Sandy appears to be one of the worst storms to hit northeast US in decades. Sandy is cruising northward on Friday leaving 41 reported dead in the Caribbean and widespread damage, extended More...

By Robert On Thursday, September 13th, 2012
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NYC Board of Health passes regulation to require consent from parents before performing Jewish circumcision ritual known as metzitzah b’peh

The New York City Board of Health passed a regulation today that will require consent from parents before an infant can have a form of Jewish ritual circumcision, prevalent in parts of the ultra-Orthodox community, More...


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