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the presidency is a job you do not learn until you are in it no matter
what other positions ou have had. As I have said ever sense the 1950's
I have been told and expect NYC to be nuked. I do not let that stop me
from living. my biggest concern is getting shot by the police and that
has and does affect my life.
Ruben Safir wrote:
> Ron Guerin wrote:
>> Ruben Safir wrote:
>>> Ron Guerin wrote:
>>>> Joshua Zeidner wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 2:19 PM, Ruben Safir
>>>>>> On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 04:08:30PM -0500, Ronny Abraham wrote:
>>>>>>> Good point. haha. Time to pack up and leave then!
>>>>>> I'm figuring it out now. I have a position in Wyoming
>>>>>> or Arizona, possibly upstate NY
>>>> That settles it. I'm not voting for Ruben as CEO of Brooklyn.
>>> There is not going to be a Brooklyn. It's pretty clear to me that
>>> people simply don't understand and put
>>> their theology over real politics and our safety. NYC has been safe
>>> over the last 7 years because of an intense
>>> effort and out military keeping the nut cases busy. And what does the
>>> Chicago political machine care if NY
>>> suffers a nuclear attack, or if truck bombs destroy the Brooklyn Bridge
>>> and Manhattan Bridges?
>>> It's not safe.
>> I admit that New York City is a dangerous place to live, but only given
>> its world symbolism. I don't feel any less safe today than yesterday
>> though. If you think those bozos in the executive branch have been
>> keeping you safe, then I can understand why you're concerned that it's
>> time for them to retire to a life of highly paid speaking engagements.
>> Brooklyn won't be the same without you, but I'm not going to be leaving.
> Since the war in Iraq there hasn''t been a PEEP of a threat against
> the city and those that have
> been uncovered have been incredibly amateurish in there nature...and
> I've been watching very
> closely since 9-11. Prior to that there was an escalation of but
> threats and attempts, many of them
> including the attempted gas attack on the LIRR terminal, the bomb van
> uncovered prior to entering
> the Manhattan Bridge, and the shooting of Ari Halperin on the Brooklyn
> Bridge, showed serious
> escalation in threats to the Borough and the city.
> The deportations of several Islamic clerics in Bay Ridge and downtown
> Brooklyn put a serious
> dent in things as well.
> This election, which was driven by racism with a 97%+ Black American
> vote, gives me the same sick
> feeling I had with the Dinkins election. These are both smooth
> speaking black politicians pushed by
> corrupt machine politicians into positions they are philosophically in
> capable of handling the problems
> that they will need to tackle, and have no experience in governing.