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on February 18, 2020 in World News

Bloomberg, 2011: Young Black, Latino Men ‘Don’t Know How to Behave in the Workplace’

by Haris Alic Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg once claimed during a television appearance that an “enormous cohort” of young black and Latino males “don’t know how to behave in the workplace.” Bloomberg, who at the time was in his final term as mayor of New York City, made the remarks at the launch of his multimillion dollar Young Men’s Initiative (YMI) in August 2011. The program, funded in part through a collaboration between the city of New York and George Soros, seeks to address the “disparities among black and Latino men between the ages of 16 and 24 in education,...

by Haris Alic Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg once claimed during a television appearance that an “enormous cohort” of young black and Latino males “don’t know how to behave in the workplace.” Bloomberg, who at the time was in his final...

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on September 10, 2015 in World News

Al Qaeda Mag Urges Attack on Koch Brothers, Buffett, Bloomberg

Al Qaeda Mag Urges Attack on Koch Brothers, Buffett, Bloomberg by Robert Windrem and Tracy Connor A notorious al Qaeda magazine is encouraging lone-wolf terrorist attacks on U.S. economic leaders, including Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg and Warren Buffett. The list in Inspire magazine also included industrialist brothers Charles and David Koch, internet entrepreneur Larry Ellison, and casino magnate Sheldon Adelson. A prominent economist was also on the list but asked that his name be withheld. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke was named, though not Janet Yellen, who succeeded him. Also pictured was Jim Walton, one of the heirs to the… View Article

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on August 19, 2013 in World News

Bloomberg reveals largest gun seizure ever in New York

                  Bloomberg reveals largest gun seizure ever in New York New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday that his administration has successfully carried out the largest gun seizure in the city’s history. At a Monday morning press conference, Mayor Bloomberg and Police  Department Commissioner Ray Kelly announced that authorities in  New York have managed to indict and arrest 19 individuals  believed responsible for running an illegal gun pipeline from  North and South Carolina to NYC along the Interstate 95 corridor. As the result of an undercover investigation, Bloomberg said city  officials… View Article

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on August 10, 2013 in World News

Bloomberg want to ban e-cigarettes too?

Does New York City Mayor Bloomberg want to ban e-cigarettes too? New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg doesn’t just want to limit the use of cigarettes – but electronic cigarettes as well. In a newly leaked draft of three tobacco-related bills soon to be voted on by the NYC City Council, the new definition of “tobacco products” under city law would be changed to include e-cigarettes and related components, parts and accessories. If the ordinances pass, the display of e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco would be banned in retail stores. Also, while tobacco and menthol flavored e-cigarettes would still be available… View Article

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on June 24, 2013 in World News

Mayor of Illinois’ Third-Largest City Quits Bloomberg Anti-Gun Group

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-Second Amendment group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, has lost another member, this time the mayor of Rockford, Illinois–the state’s third largest city. At a townhall-styled appearance on June 22 in nearby Loves Park, Illinois, Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey announced that he has, indeed, quit Mayor Bloomberg’s gun group because Bloomberg’s group was not fulfilling what Morrissey felt was the group’s stated intentions. Morrissey has for some time been saying he intended to quit the anti-gun group and some citizens wondered if this was just electioneering, but at this most recent townhall event, Mayor Morrissey has… View Article

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