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|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Mayor Turns a blind Eye to Brooklyn
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Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2010 18:05:57 -0500
From: Ruben Safir
Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Mayor Turns a blind Eye to Brooklyn
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On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 06:02:12PM -0500, mayer ilovitz wrote:
> If you want to really know the liberal/conservative composition of
> NY, go look
> at the election result maps (usually printed in NYT) for senatorial
> or presidential elections.
> The most informative ones may have been in 2000 & 2004. Upper man &
> bronx when blue, the
> rest of the city was red.
> I would also point out that Bloomberg was registered DEM until he
> decided to run for mayor
> in 2001, when he switch to REP. Someone pointed out to me that in
> 2009 he ran as independent
> ( he made the switch in 2007).
If you want to know how it works check out the 1980 Reagan Presidential
> Ruben Safir wrote:
> >On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 05:20:26PM -0500, Ron Guerin wrote:
> >>Ruben Safir wrote:
> >>>On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 04:23:46PM -0500, Ron Guerin wrote:
> >>>>Michael L Richardson wrote:
> >>>>>If that is true why do so many Long Islanders go to The City (being
> >>>>>Manhattan) on the weekends?
> >>>>I was going to mention that earlier, but I figured nobody was going to
> >>>>care enough to point that out. There's two things that account for
> >>>>this, the first being of course that not everyone is one of the "Fox
> >>>>Faux Conservatives", though it certainly seems that way when you're out
> >>>>here a while. The second is good old-fashioned cognitive dissonance.
> >>>>The most successful of the faux conservative Long Islanders buy condos
> >>>>in Manhattan. It amazes me sometimes how many of the hard right take up
> >>>>residence in the place they claim to despise only slightly less than a
> >>>>place they call the People's Republic of Massachusetts. If it's so
> >>>>evil, why do they go _live there_?
> >>>>- Ron
> >>>The Eastside is also traditionally Republican. The Liberal hold in NYC
> >>>is actually a myth, and HUGE myth, propped up by single party political
> >>>system we have. FWIW, we haven't had a Democratic Mayor here for 18
> >>Don't try to confuse us with the facts. Hannity protects us from people
> >>like you, you, you... liberal.
> >>- Ron (who hopes you all appreciate how funny this thread now is)
> >It will be funnier when the Mayor is forced to resign and the MTA is
> >broken up so that we can control the Subway and Briges again.