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Genius! NYC Leaves Marathon Generators in Central Park, Residents Lash Out at Bloomberg

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That Mike Bloomberg is looking more presidential by the day, huh?

What a run-around!

The city left more than a dozen generators desperately needed by cold and hungry New Yorkers who lost their homes to Hurricane Sandy still stranded in Central Park yesterday.

And that’s not all — stashed near the finish line of the canceled marathon were 20 heaters, tens of thousands of Mylar “space” blankets, jackets, 106 crates of apples and peanuts, at least 14 pallets of bottled water and 22 five-gallon jugs of water.

This while people who lost their homes in the Rockaways, Coney Island and Staten Island were freezing and going hungry.

Michael Murphy, of Staten Island, who had no power and no heat, said yesterday, “We needed 100 percent of the resources here.”

“If those generators were here, we maybe could have had some light for the cleanup effort,” he said. “Those generators would really have come in handy.’’

Larry Gold, 61, of Rockaway Park, who has difficulty breathing, can’t use his oxygen tank without electricity.

“I need power to breathe,’’ he said.

Breathing, it’s really overrated, especially when a blowhard like Bloomberg needs so much oxygen.

Meanwhile, the beloved mayor braved the elements to visit some New Yorkers, where he was warmly greeted…

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» 10 Comments

  1. scr_north

    November 6th, 2012

    Bloomberg is a tool and not nearly as smart as he’s made out to be. Anyway, good luck today to all my American friends. May you be successful in ousting the tyrant and setting America back on course to freedom and prosperity. For some reason I woke up humming “Oh What a Beautiful Morning” from Oklahoma. Try it, you;ll like it.

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  2. dba_vagabond_trader

    November 6th, 2012

    Deplorable, where is that lousy governor in all this. Bloomturd is obviously not up to the job. Better yet, get a bunch of volunteers with trucks to “liberate” the stuff and redistribute it. NOW!

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  3. thirdtwin

    November 6th, 2012

    I would completely sympathize with a mob of citizens raging against the insensitivity of the NYC government, and I would expect President Obama to order Mayor Bloomberg to stand down in retaliation against this justifiably outraged mob.

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  4. espie

    November 6th, 2012

    I 100% agree with the overall premise of this article, but regarding the man who “needs power to breathe”, did it never occur to him that $500 spent on a personal generator would save his life? I am so sick of this nation’s entitlement-expecting, nanny-state teat sucking expectations. GO ROMNEY, LET’S GET THIS NATION BACK ON TRACK!

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  5. Xavier

    November 6th, 2012

    Granny says, “Hard times reveal true character”.

    Pay attention New York.

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  6. woo hoo hooooooooo

    November 6th, 2012

    damn i was jus gonna post that

    (‘scuse me while i ROFLMAO at biggummint)

    http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/running_into_brick_wall_O7eD7uSm23n0BLdYhMz9eJ?utm_campaign=OutbrainA&utm_source=OutbrainArticlepages&obref=obinsource

    Marathon canceled, but generators and supplies still sit unused in park

    By REBECCA ROSENBERG, SALLY GOLDENBERG, KATE KOWSH and BRUCE GOLDING
    Last Updated: 2:41 PM, November 5, 2012

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  7. Pickled Liver

    November 6th, 2012

    New Yorkers are suffering the results of their own stupidity! They voted for the assholes in office and they’ll probably vote for them again – so no sympathy is earned. I feel for their loss and their situation but find it hard to show empathy for what they brought upon themselves.

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  8. espie

    November 6th, 2012

    Xavier – Everett T. McGill says “Hard times flush the chumps.”

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  9. serfer62

    November 6th, 2012

    Management isn’t a Kommiecrat gift, taxation is their strength

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  10. Stranded in Sonoma

    November 6th, 2012