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12.31.10 Bucky Turco

Solidifying the comparisons that are already being made between NYC’s bungling of the blizzard and New Orleans’ mishandling of Hurricane Katrina, Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith made the equivalent of President Bush’s “heck of a job” comment, when he posted the following update on Twitter the night of the snowstorm: “Good snow work by Sanitation,” he […]

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11.01.10 Bucky Turco

After fighting to have term limits repealed, Mayor Mike now says he’s for reinstating them and in another about face, he’s telling residents to use Twitter to report polling issues despite recent comments about how useless it is. […]

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10.19.10 Bucky Turco

Billionaire mayor Mike Bloomberg set up a website so New Yorkers can suggest ways for the city to save money. Here’s one: Train the NYPD better, they’re getting awfully expensive. […]

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10.15.10 Bucky Turco

Groups for and against Chancellor Bloomberg’s proposed ban on smoking just about everywhere in the city except people’s apartments, rallied at City Hall on Thursday. Those in favor of it contend that secondhand smoke miraculously doesn’t dissipate, even when outside, and is therefore still dangerous to the public while the opponents say it’s oppressive and […]

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09.02.10 Bucky Turco

Despite a flurry of speculation about his future employment sparked in part by a few rounds of golf with the president, Mayor Bloomberg said he has every intention of finishing out his term and the only way he’s leaving early is in a coffin. If you spent over $100 million of your own money scoring […]

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08.13.10 Bucky Turco

Remember back in 2008 when Mayor Bloomberg bypassed the will of the people and successfully lobbied the City Council to change the term limits law so he could run for a third term? Well, in November, city residents will once again be given the chance to set things right and vote to restrict elected officials […]

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05.21.10 Bucky Turco

Although Mayor Bloomberg is thoroughly committed to fighting vandalism, he appears to have been slightly amused by a prankster’s street art splitting the sidewalk into two lanes, one for “NEW YORKERS” and the other for “TOURISTS.” He said the idea was “very cute,” but did note that anyone who thinks tourists are bad for the […]

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05.20.10 Bucky Turco

Say what you want, but dude stays busy. After having a power breakfast at Gracie Mansion with Mayor Bloomberg and NJ Nets majority owner Mikhail Prokhorov on Wednesday, Jay-Z, jetted to D.C. to attend last night’s state dinner at the White House with wifey Beyonce, who performed, in honor of Mexican president Felipe Calderon. […]

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03.30.10 Bucky Turco

You’d think he is, after hearing the admitted weed smoker pontificate about how “marijuana” is a gateway drug and that’s why he’d never support taxing and regulating it like alcohol. Keep in mind, this is the same Mike Bloomberg who once famously said, “You bet I did. And I enjoyed it” when asked if he […]

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03.08.10 Bucky Turco

Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed soda tax might do little to reduce consumption of sugary drinks, but it will raise money and that’s all that really matters. Although he’s attempting to justify the tax as a health initiative, it appears to be more fiscally motivated, than a genuine concern for reducing obesity. |NYT| […]

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