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Hours After Saying Marathon Will Go Ahead, Mayor Bloomberg Cancels It

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Supposedly this is big news, so we probably have to report it. Just out from the NY Mayor's office:

... and just as the residents of some NY boroughs were eagerly looking forward to the New York version of the hunger games.

At least we know it is not Obama's fault: he just got the mayor's endorsement for promoting climate change.

Full statement:

“The Marathon has been an integral part of New York City’s life for 40 years and is an event tens of thousands of New Yorkers participate in and millions more watch.  While holding the race would not require diverting resources from the recovery effort, it is clear that it has become the source of controversy and division.  The marathon has always brought our city together and inspired us with stories of courage and determination.  We would not want a cloud to hang over the race or its participants, and so we have decided to cancel it. We cannot allow a controversy over an athletic event – even one as meaningful as this – to distract attention away from all the critically important work that is being done to recover from the storm and get our city back on track.  The New York Road Runners will have additional information in the days ahead for participants.”

And just a few short hours earlier:

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Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:30 | 2942867 redpill
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For all his failures, jealousies, and greed, Commodus always knew to never anger the mob.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:31 | 2942870 ACP
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Unfortunately for himself, Caligula didn't.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:35 | 2942894 Zer0head
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the images of storm victims being forcibly evicted from hotels to make room for the marathon crowds was too much for him to cover up

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:35 | 2942908 redpill
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Bodies continuing to wash up onshore at the starting line in Staten Island would have been a "challenging" PR moment as well.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:38 | 2942927 venturen
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I am sure they always had a couple bodies laying around in other is SI. 

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:22 | 2943015 TruthInSunshine
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If you guys/ladies can't reach ZH via the address, try

And spread the word.

You guys are indeed correct. Even Mayor McFraudStreet couldn't get an iron-clad guarantee that iEdit could snuff the images of marathoners having to obviously zigzag, dodge & otherwise negotiate over bloated corpses littering the course, along with scenes of gasoline & bread line rioting blazing in the background.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 20:46 | 2943343
Fri, 11/02/2012 - 21:01 | 2943365 Spirit Of Truth
Fri, 11/02/2012 - 21:55 | 2943433 markmotive
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Don't blame Mayor Bloomberg. Blame global warming.

It's Global Warming, Stupid:

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 22:24 | 2943472 Pure Evil
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I guess ole Mitt isn't the only flip-flopper around here.

Next, Obama can step and say all gas deliveries have been cancelled.

But, don't worry folks, the Obama phones are still available.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 23:07 | 2943525 TruthInSunshine
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 "I do not choose to run."


That's conjuring Bartleby and I love its passivity.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 23:38 | 2943566 flacon
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Bloomberg: "We need to generate a tax base." -> this was the MOTHER FUCKING KICKER for me. (1:51)

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 00:34 | 2943589 TruthInSunshine
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A few years back, many people didn't "get" it when I would say that money can be a wonderful tool, but makes for a horrible master.

Now, many of those same people completely understand that point, as they ponder what's happened to the country & globe.

Bloomberg & his ilk are all about the money, and they don't even have the ability to sound human when speaking of human things (in a ruse that's a defense of what was prior steadfast insistence that the race would go on... he covered his ears and eyes and saw visions of $$$ and la-la-la-la-la dancing in his head).

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 01:38 | 2943690 economics9698
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Bloomberg is a sick fuck like 78% of the tribe.  Fuck that asshole.  These sick bastards need to be put down.

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 01:56 | 2943698 Conrad Murray
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Commie Pig Bloomberg suckered in all the foreign retard runners with promises of a great fruitloop party, and now that all the loser tools have arrived, committed to spending their Ben Shalom Bernanke bucks, he has pulled the carpet out from under them like the shyster he is.

P.S. - Fuck NYC.

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 07:28 | 2943789 GetZeeGold
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Excuse me Mayor...the natives appear to be fairly pissed off.


Perhaps we should just shut the hell up and leave.


Perhaps we should let the nonunion electricians stay and fix and fix this crap....unless you want a whole lot of someone's grandmas to die in storm coming next week.

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 12:07 | 2944256 AldousHuxley
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there can be two winners.

no wait, only one winner so co-winners have to kill the other.

oh you refuse to comply with a suicide pact? Then ok you both can be winners. Congratulations.






Sat, 11/03/2012 - 05:56 | 2943810 WTFx10
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Zioni$t owners who control care for nothing except Zioni$t owners keeping control. Follow the Fiat Money

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 07:31 | 2943843 sessinpo
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Or you can do the simpler thing, follow the conspiracy zionist nutheads who get killed first, then just pick up their assets for free or cheap.

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 09:51 | 2943942 economics9698
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Hey asshole when your tribe owns the printing press and can print whenever they want and get bailed out whenever they want its not hard to win the fucking game.  Fuck you.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 22:39 | 2943484 BeaverFever
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Global warming??? Have you lost the only marbles that Jeebus gave you? Damn man, everyone and his brother, and his first cousin's wife knows that it's the iPad and its overheating problems that are the número uno problem of global warming.

Bloombug is only the symptom. iPad is the disease. Gotta get with the ZEROHEDGE agenda if you want to succeed in these woods boy.

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 08:53 | 2943893 GetZeeGold
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Of course it's global's the first hurrcaine on the face of this ever dude!

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 09:54 | 2943949 GMadScientist
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Stupid troll is stupid.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 21:55 | 2943419 SafelyGraze
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from the "your have GOT to be KIDDING me" department

narration from abc news video [jump to 2:10]: 
"but today in the tottenville section of staten island .. we saw relief in action"

corresponding image: volunteer rescue workers giving relief (cup of hot chocolate) to POLICE

to the police? sure, that makes perfect sense. and how about maybe some candy.

but who will provide relief to the relievers who are giving cocoa to the police?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 22:48 | 2943494 awakening
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Unfortunately they forgot to add the special ingredient to that cuppa...

Laxatives :P


Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:37 | 2943078 NotApplicable
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Yeah, but those bodies would just be a washed-up "rogue trader" or two.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:43 | 2942935 Zer0head
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watch him from earlier today - he is insane

"you can grieve, you can cry and you can laugh all at the same time, that's what human beings are good at"


Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:44 | 2942954 redpill
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And he's been mayor for what, a decade now?  I would think NYers would be ready for a change.  Maybe Bloomberg can retire and worry more about climate change.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:49 | 2942966 blunderdog
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Most of us were ready for a change after the first term, but this is 'Merka, yanno.  The guy with the most money *always* wins.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:49 | 2942969 TruthInSunshine
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Whisper rumor that Bloomberg wants to "out-FDR FDR," and is going to hold office for at least two more terms and pack the highest court in New York State with 24 of his puppets...errr justices.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:52 | 2942983 ACP
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Hmm...this puts a damper on my "spontaneous demonstrations by SI'ers" theory for Sunday.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:53 | 2942984 Manthong
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If he was the slightest bit creative he could have put all that excess muscle energy to good use.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 19:10 | 2943186 Urban Redneck
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Screw that, has the clown yet "diverted" the resources "assigned" to his little vanity demonstration, to where they weren't "diverted" from in the the first place?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:05 | 2943027 vast-dom
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the mayor is busy setting up the pre-cog thought crime div-- fuck my door!

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 19:02 | 2943166 Rattling Bones
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Bloomberg is just upset because he knows it will be his last chance to see a Kenyan win a race for a while.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 19:26 | 2943213 j0nx
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Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:54 | 2942987 tasmandevil
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why don't they just rerout it to run circles around wallstreet? you know, just like them walls of jericho...

it would save us a little time

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:58 | 2943001 TruthInSunshine
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Contrary to the Madison Avenue-nurtured image of Wall Streeters enjoying athletic competition, they are actually most passionate about  bukkake-lates (a hybrid of bukkake and pilates).

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:16 | 2943057 tasmandevil
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So maybe that's why I'm a lagerguy, except when we do St.Tropez Rosé.

Still very sorry for the NYers and everyone there

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:13 | 2943034 Zero Govt
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" can grieve, you can cry and you can LAUGH ALL AT THE SAME TIME, that's what human beings are good at"

as a sociopath it's hard to select which emotional response to feign when a tide floods your city ...decisions, decisions??

Mayor Bloomberg has decided to throw his entire range of emotional acting at this one, between plugging big corporates who've thrown monopoly money at the relief fund

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 22:17 | 2943466 palmereldritch
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 Heckuva job Bloomie!

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:36 | 2942917 SWRichmond
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Y'all shouldn't read too much into this...Bloomberg just couldn't figure out how to integrate "Stop and Frisk" with a bunch of runners in shorts.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:39 | 2942932 WestVillageIdiot
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Couldn't the NYPD just set up little tables along the marathon route and stop and randomly search runners?  It seems to work for their illegal searches in the subway. 

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:42 | 2942945 redpill
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The runners are mostly foreigners, Bloomberg is only interested in conducting illegal searches on actual citizens.  You never know when one of those sneaky fuckers could be hiding a sugary beverage in excess of 16oz.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:48 | 2942964 fuu
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As foreign nationals they still have some rights left.

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 01:19 | 2943583 Oh regional Indian
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Yup. And because they can run, they probably got through the "quicke Frisk" line at the airports too.

Priorities, overall, look totally bizzarro from where I sit. The wuld is going nutz.

Plus, the only reason they push running is that they know running is bad for humans. Especially in shoes. Especially on fricking pavement.

But New Yawk....crazy city...I always scored a $150 dollar ticket (minimum) every time I was in New Yawk and even did a late night visit to the Brooklyn Navy yard (now that is a shudder inducing memory if I ever have one), paying $300, on a student budget, to recover my $800 dollar Olds Cutlass. :-) 

But I don't hold that against new yawkers. Its time to pull together, help your neighbours, basic stuff. And stay warm because I hear it's getting colder.

Is there any move by ZH to get some money/other action going NY's way?


Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:50 | 2942977 nmewn
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Well, thats one way to keep people from pissing in the hallways because their plumbing doesn't work...dehydrate them.

Heir Bloomberg thinks of everything.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 20:21 | 2943297 Buck Johnson
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Your dead on, Caligula didn't know to not anger the mob and his own men finally had to turn on him.  Caesar is even quoted saying he knew the mob, because he used it.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:50 | 2942874 TruthInSunshine
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Mayor McNeroberg might cancel the Circus Maximus Gladiation next!  I want my tribute that I paid for box seats back!!!


(Can't we start sourcing domestic Gladiators from the "lower" caste members in the 5 Boroughs? They don't all have to be black & brown skinned people of foreign lands, do they? It should look just as good on my 160" iPlasma 3D-- once my Park Avenue Landlord gets the power back on via Solyndra or A21 Inc Generators-- even if the drone strike is happening in Queens, amIright?)

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 09:56 | 2943952 GMadScientist
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I have it on good authority they still let honkies play baseball.


Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:35 | 2942905 Silver Bug
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Wow that is good PR for you.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:16 | 2942999 vast-dom
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Me and the mayor were trading VIX in real time all day long.


PS we¿ made a million dollars today, net:



Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:31 | 2942871 Captain Benny
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See how stimulating to the NY economy Sandy has been!

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:35 | 2942902 WestVillageIdiot
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Green shoots and broken windows, bitchez.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:31 | 2942879 Cdad
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The seemingly high regard that New Yorkers have for Bloomberg...well, it is quite curious.  Just another central planner who thinks he can micro manage everyone's lives.  The city would do well to get rid of him...

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:35 | 2942909 Larry Dallas
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In a 3rd Term, you can do whatever you want. It doens't matter.

Just wait and see what will happen once Obama gets in his 2nd term. All bets are off.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:40 | 2942938 lolmao500
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You got that right...

Senior WH advisor Jarrett says after election it's payback time

"After we win this election, it’s our turn. Payback time. Everyone not with us is against us and they better be ready because we don’t forget. The ones who helped us will be rewarded, the ones who opposed us will get what they deserve. There is going to be hell to pay. Congress won’t be a problem for us this time. No election to worry about after this is over and we have two judges ready to go.”

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:46 | 2942960 Ineverslice
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I despise her.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:17 | 2943043 TruthInSunshine
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Valerie obviously is threatening that Obama will give even more leeway to Tiny Timmmay to pump even more fiat into Wall Street coffers, and they're really going to unleash the Bernank's monetization printer. What number comes after infinity??


Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:28 | 2943091 NotApplicable
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I think it's more like they're going to unleash regulatory hell upon their enemies. Besides, at this point, Timmah's pump is primed, and the giant sucking sound it emits cannot be stopped until the vacuum that is central banking fails completely.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 22:10 | 2943456 JustPrintMoreDuh
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Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:56 | 2942995 blunderdog
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Heh, sure OK, that's totally believable if you're a MORON.

What I found far more interesting was when Romney was overheard saying, "I'm just a patsy.  I haven't got a chance of winning this election, and the party doesn't want us in the White House for the next 4 years anyway.  I'm just running to earn points with the Republican insiders so I've got lock on the nomination in 2016."

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:58 | 2943004 lolmao500
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Well if he really believes that, he's fooling himself. Republicans don't like him, he's just got support because he's not Obama, but that's it. If there's no Obama, Romney got 0% support.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:30 | 2943093 NotApplicable
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Wait... didn't you just say the same thing as blunderdog?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:31 | 2943096 blunderdog
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You think there's a bunch of strong Republican candidates who just didn't feel like playing this time around, eh?  Can you name one?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:41 | 2943114 NotApplicable
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I keed, I keed.

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 00:41 | 2943645 TruthInSunshine
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I naively thought it couldn't get any "worser" in my youth.

I was wrong.

Financial Fraud Conviction Scorecard:

CONVICTED: Bush 1300+, Clinton 1000+, Obama 0.0 (+/-)

Click to read more ...

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 16:02 | 2944732 blunderdog
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Since no one appears to have picked up on it the first time: you do know this isn't "factually correct," right?

It baffles me--there are SO MANY THINGS that are wrong with the Obama administration.  I can't for the life of me understand why the bashers can't use stuff that's TRUE to beat up on this asshole. 

This is just like the Valerie Jarrett quote, or the "you didn't built it" meme. 

People have to make up quotes or edit them deceptively?  WHY?  Obama has said so much stupid shit that's WORSE than these soundbites.

Is it that the folks this stuff is supposed to appeal to can't remember anything more complex than a few syllables?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 21:29 | 2943397 Totentänzerlied
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I'm voting for him just to piss off everyone who doesn't like him (except myself, I know there is no difference between Turd A and Turd B), go ahead tell me I'm a dumbass, an idiot, a masochist, a sadist, it's precisely the response I want! Or tell me I'm an intelligent and politically savvy voter, and I may just cry :( over how dumb one must be to actually prefer one turd to another.

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 03:01 | 2943741 TPTB_r_TBTF
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i support Romney because he believes in the coming Apocalypse.

ZOMNEY: Zombies for Romney

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 20:18 | 2943293 Larry Dallas
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What people depndnt upon govt or agency 4 their survival looks like. Crush Obama Tues or this is what all USA will look like.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 21:00 | 2943363 Lore
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Wow. Just Wow.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:37 | 2942925 WestVillageIdiot
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You have no right to that salt.  None.  Put down the shaker.  That is not your salt.  It would not exist without the government. 

I hope nobody decides to drink a Big Gulp during the cleanup or the entire NYPD will be preoccupied for days with that event. 

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:07 | 2943029 williambanzai7
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Don't assume all New Yorkers have a high regard for him.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:44 | 2943122 marriedgeordie
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Guess Moche is a good major for Jew York - something us Goys will never understand.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:31 | 2942880 TheGermanGuy
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Bread and Games!

Maybe bread is the priority now...

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:32 | 2942881 buzzsaw99
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Back in the day Paul Ryan ran that in sub three hours bitchez. hahahahaha!!

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 03:16 | 2943748 TruthInSunshine
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Was that before or after he was training on  Tony Little's Gazelle?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:32 | 2942883 icanhasbailout
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I'd like to think I played a part in this. I contacted the sponsor and told them this was a PR disaster, all while flogging the #LetThemEatMarathons hashtag on Twitter.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:35 | 2942898 redpill
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I've rarely seen such widespread rage as I saw today in the comment sections of every article on this subject, regardless of which site.  If they had gone forward with that race it would have gotten really ugly.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:16 | 2943060 tickhound
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Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:50 | 2942973 fuu
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You do good things.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:33 | 2943099 NotApplicable
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I was thinking more along the lines of #OccupyMarathon, but yours is good as well.

I would've loved watching thousands of people with nothing but time on their hands completely over-running the place. All while asking the cops to choose sides.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:32 | 2942884 surf0766
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Now take the generators and water and food and get it to those that need. Now

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:41 | 2942942 WestVillageIdiot
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Those generators are all heading to Westchester.  They need to power up their mansions.  Let them eat cake, bitchez.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:33 | 2943100 blunderdog
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Most of the Manhattan power's coming back online now.

Send the gennies to Coney Island.  Those folks are FUCKED.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 21:43 | 2943415 Totentänzerlied
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Coney ... And Staten, and Long Beach, and the Jersey shore, and the Rockaways, and ... But not Gracie Mansion!

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 23:08 | 2943526 blunderdog
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Bloomy can always just choppa out to his secret base under the volcano if he needs a break. 

Legend has it he's got a high-bandwidth Batphone straight to Giuliani's boudoir for whenever things get really rough.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:32 | 2942885 Catullus
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Never fails: complain loudly and sanctimoniously enough and a local politician will yield.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:50 | 2943140 NotApplicable
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Problem is, around here politicians are completely deaf. They roll out 'New & Improved' Service X that nobody wants in order to replace Service Y (that everybody wants). Then the little people bitch about the loss of service as well as the increased expense at a council meeting. Heads nod, the little people are thanked for providing valuable feedback, then the leader bangs the gavel, issues a proclamation and proceeds on like nothing happened.

Every year for the last ten, I hear about nothing but budget cuts, yet the budget and services continue to expand.

Ooooh.... looky, it's finally beer-thirty!

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:32 | 2942887 fonzannoon
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any news from bloomberg on what will happen to those giant generators that were delivered courtesy of the runners association? do they just truck em back out?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:38 | 2942926 Ineverslice
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Hope the port o potties stay.

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 03:35 | 2943759 TPTB_r_TBTF
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i think you will revise your opinion of port-o-potties once they are full.  you wonT want them to stay, once they are full and overflowing.

Oh wait, ... were you thinking some shit-trucks were supposed to navigate the NYC gridlock to empty them?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:33 | 2942889 DosZap
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Does that mean the displaced storm victims can get their hotel rooms back?, after Bloomy kicked them out in favor of Marathon visitors,runners?.

Damn, what a POS that dik is.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:36 | 2942893 Dr Benway
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Should just announce a triathlon instead lol


Actually, fuck that, let's make it a pentathlon!


A swim followed by a gun fight followed by a knife fight followed by a chase followed by some show jumping. Total fucking win

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:45 | 2942956 ReallySparky
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You forgot the gas, they should have to secure gas.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:52 | 2943146 NotApplicable
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While running in place.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:36 | 2942901 Yen Cross
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 Someone in Bloomturds office must have seen, Red Pills remarks on Z/H. :-}

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:37 | 2942923 fonzannoon
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OT my power just came back on. have heat/electric. no internet/cable so my pc is down. my android loses battery power in 5 mins. I have no idea how people did this hundreds of years ago when they had no cable and had to post comments from mobile devices.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:50 | 2942976 Yen Cross
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 At least you won't freeze your ass off fonz!

Just leave your android plugged into your usb port on your computer/laptop and you won't have to worry about it dying...

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:51 | 2942981 fuu
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Welcome back to the 20th century at least.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:55 | 2942992 fonzannoon
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thanks guys. it's good to be settled. 

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 03:22 | 2943750 TruthInSunshine
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Fred Flintstone & Barney Rubble sent email by carrier Pterodactyl.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:37 | 2942913 Insideher Trading
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Hide your kids. Hide your wife.

Looters are everywhere.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:42 | 2942943 fonzannoon
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yes they are. i am armed pretty heavily and my neighbors woke up. most of them own weapons. looters are going for easier targets first. if they make their way up here they will pay for it.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:36 | 2942914 Trimmed Hedge
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I made a comment about this on Yahoo, something about how Bloomberg has more important things to worry about like trans fat & Big Gulps..

They deleted it....

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:49 | 2942967 ghengis86
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They deleted Yahoo? Thank goodness.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:14 | 2942944 Zero Govt
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".. and just as the residents of some NY boroughs were eagerly looking forward to the New York version of the hunger games."

it's just another brick in the (sea) wall

is Mayor Bloomberg holding a press conference or a corporate advertorial love-in ....any chance they could load the stage up with even more politically correct minorities and collapse the stage please?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:44 | 2942953 drink or die
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There were people actively planning on protesting and sabatoging the marathon.  They probably got word of it and it's the real reason for the cancellation.  Having cops bust open ppls head during a marathon is probably bad publicity.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:10 | 2943039 Trimmed Hedge
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Probably concerned for his own life..

Also: Advertisers were pulling out...

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 10:01 | 2943963 machineh
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Occupy the Marathon!

Woulda been great to see the bridge blocked with porta-potties ...

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:47 | 2942957 Random_Robert
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On this side, we have people with plenty of bread- who are pissed that they are not getting their circus.

and on the other side, we have the people who have no bread, and who care not about the circus.

What's an aspiring Nero to do...?


Grab your fiddle, Bloomberg

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:46 | 2942959 walcott
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Marathon Mayor  Is It Safe? - Marathon Man (4/8) Movie CLIP (1976) HD


Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:49 | 2942968 Travis T. Hip
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Perhaps the Mayor can move those huge generatos to the transfer stations that have gasoline and cannot pump it into tanker trucks because they have no electricity, which is where they should have been sent to begin with.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:15 | 2943055 buzzsaw99
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You are making way too much sense.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:58 | 2943157 NotApplicable
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Now why would he do that? I don't think you understand organized crime and the concept of a stranglehold.

Remember Katrina and the perimeter fedgov setup that kept all of the supplies out? (well the ones that weren't busy being rerouted all over the country in order to generate cashflow for cronies)

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:50 | 2942975 walcott
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Marathon Mayor 


Marathon Man (7/8) Movie CLIP - I Know Who You Are ) HD


Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:12 | 2943033 Dr Benway
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Ah the old Assassins creed hidden sleeve switchblade? Gotta watch out for that one.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:51 | 2942980 The big unzip
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I was looking forward to watching a mob with torches and pitchforks chasing joggers through the streets of New York.  We could of had a race where only the fittest survive!

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 19:01 | 2943164 Pure Evil
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That would make for great reality TV. Just hope they don't censor the blood and gore.

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 10:03 | 2943967 machineh
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Mmmm, marathoners -- lean meat, no fat!

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:53 | 2942985 fuu
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I think peak farce is near.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:59 | 2943159 NotApplicable
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I doubt it, but I'd sure like to hope so.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:54 | 2942989 Agent P
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Who's the male Nancy Pelosi impersonator standing behind him?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:29 | 2943090 Zero Govt
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hard to tell with the black girl taking a karate lessons class in the press hall ...her gym must have got flooded!

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:56 | 2942997 PUD
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Ought to make it a scavenger hunt. 1st one back over the bridge with a rat, a gal of gas, a car part, a used condom and a big gulp pepsi wins!

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:00 | 2943003 Cult of Criminality
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Cross the line into New Jersey and you can vote from a department of defense military vehicle.Theres is plenty of time to worry about the small stuff like food,water,fuel,heat,your family...the important thing is to vote.

They are here for you

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 19:24 | 2943206 Urban Redneck
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The governer of New Jersey could actually use the marathon more than the small stuff like fuel, water, fuel or heat...

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 03:20 | 2943751 TruthInSunshine
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Rumor has it that Chris Christie told Obama that he wanted to have him for dinner.

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 10:05 | 2943975 machineh
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... as an hors d'oeuvre.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 21:47 | 2943417 Totentänzerlied
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The Blue states MUST vote. Is /anyone/ the least bit surprised?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:00 | 2943008 DeFeralCat
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They should have just had each runner carry a gallon of gas into a damaged area. Then they could walk back.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:01 | 2943014 Stanley Lord
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My favorite Bloomberg moment was after the Times Square bombing he said it was "proabably somebody (an American) mad at Obamacare"


Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:31 | 2943097 Zero Govt
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he must be thinking that then, that BumCare is hated, in order to express it

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:02 | 2943020 Atlantis Consigliore
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Putzberg Cancels: a real Liberal Putz, "BIG GULP"...   now throw Carter 2.0 out Tuesday.  PUTZ

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 19:04 | 2943174 Pure Evil
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I would take Carter over the current putz in the White House any day.

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 00:03 | 2943600 Oh regional Indian
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Peanut farmer was a CFR/Trilateralist insider. As dangerous as any of the current crew.


Sat, 11/03/2012 - 12:27 | 2944311 lakecity55
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...Then, take him to Libya and strip off his clothes. Hang a sign on him that sez: AQ Sucks, I'm Gay, try to catch me!

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:07 | 2943031 markar
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Guess Bloomie came to his senses and realized more bread, less circus was in order.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:09 | 2943036 williambanzai7
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Does anyone have Officer Tony Baloney's Printerest address?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:45 | 2943126 buzzsaw99
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Whatever the problem, mace is the answer.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:14 | 2943046 falak pema
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My thats aweful for big apple publicity; just think of all those kenyans who wanted to make a quick buck on the run!

Nike will be very upset! 

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 12:26 | 2944308 lakecity55
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Bath House Barry was going to run?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:19 | 2943070 Atlantis Consigliore
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Race sponsor ING Bank bailed out>  ING’s Bailout to Be Re-Examined by EU Regulators via @BloombergNews

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:41 | 2943108 Zero Govt
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Major Bloomberg mentioned a few big commercial names including ING and Goldman Sucks and a couple of others that also pinged as bankrupt basket cases ...these are bailout babes, how can they afford to sponsor or give away (others) money?

it's like a drunks propping each other up to stagger home down the road at night


Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:21 | 2943072 Atlantis Consigliore
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rescheduled; replaced by "Dancing With the Non Virgins" how does it feel?

Thrill up Bills Leg with Jimmy 2.0  another Balckhawk Gazigate, slap;  stop it put Ice on it!  Im thrilled.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:23 | 2943079 Trimmed Hedge
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Shouldn't "Manlet" Bloomberg be standing atop a wooden crate or something..?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:24 | 2943081 Brokenarrow
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The will of the people prevailed.

Im running for the us senate. My qualifications? Im a liar, cheat, thief, ex con, and womanizer.

I know what to do in DC.

ANd I aint joking

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 19:06 | 2943178 Pure Evil
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And, if not, he can always get tips from NJ's Menendez.

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