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Mayor has no plans to cut subsidies

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The New York Times reported in its Nov. 12 issue that Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to increase school lunches to $2.50 from $1.50, slash $8.3 million from libraries and increase fees on parking meters.

It is to be noted that Bloomberg has no plans to reduce the hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars that will subsidize his ill-advised Willets Point plan, nor does he plan to reduce subsidies that will benefit New York Mets billionaire owner Fred Wilpon for a shopping mall adjacent to the Mets stadium.

While Bloomberg is to be applauded for his philanthropic contributions as a private citizen, his current plans demonstrate once again that as mayor he has no interest in the poor, the middle class and small businesses in this city.

It should make one recognize the value of term limits.

Benjamin Haber

Flushing

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Lou from Bayside says:
You idiots voted for this fiend 3 times, and if you could you would vote him in again.Mayor Bumblingberg has spent the last 12 yrs taxing and feeing us to death. He is a fiendish global elitist who would like to see you reduced to subservient slave status! He has no humanity whatsoever! Oh and by the way his weekly trips to Bermuda with all of his Male friends leaves a large carbon footprint. Not very good for climate change! No girls on those trips from what I understand
Dec. 2, 2012, 9:30 am

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