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While Metro simply reports Obama turned his SOTU into a campaign speech
NY Daily News (“OWS are animals”) is straight out campaigning for him which makes sense in light of this Forbes headline (Daily News was bashing Clinton, praising W)
AM NY seems to want us to believe Bloomberg is holier than his army
Metro NY let us know today that NYPD lost it’s popularity lately.
Not any more explicit than that although the photo send one immediately to OWS.
Inside however the headline is stronger
the OWS photo is one which made some covers at the time
the article even has a passing reference to OWS
Last year was a rocky one for the NYPD. The largest police force in the U.S. at 34,500 officers strong was consistently under scrutiny for highly publicized scandals and shocking revelations. Rape accusations against police, a ticket-fixing scandal, reporters arrested while covering Occupy Wall Street — with each embarrassing headline, New York’s Finest damaged its once record-high level of trust among the public.
What is being even more gingerly avoided is Bloomberg’s name
Even after a scandal-ridden year for the NYPD, Mayor Michael Bloomberg made no direct reference to the gaffes during his 2012 State of the City Address earlier this month. Instead, he called the NYPD the best police force in the world.
His dictatorial ways barely get a passing mention
Stop-and-frisk tactics, introduced under Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s administration and stepped up by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, let cops pat down anyone they suspect of a crime. Critics call it unconstitutional, while Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly credit the practice with lower crime rates and more arrests.
But it’s the only coverage it gets.
Today, we are striking against censorship
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I think I might have found my candidate
It happened while reading a very sincere act of contrition from a former B0bot
Is Obama the Trojan Horse, A Psychopath, A Bad Boyfriend or all Three?
Of course, short of repenting for depriving us of the better choice in 2008, there’s this
Not to worry they’re other fish in the sea. Jill Stein of the Green Party has a very sane 5-point program.
Still looking for that, but here’s her on the issues
From the same paper who call OWS “animals”, more enlightening as to whom we are supposed to like