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July 29, 2018

Ah Socialism: Ain't It Grand? So Much Better Than Filthy Market Economies (Is NYC The New Caracas?)

Here it is folks, Ocasio-Cortez would fit in really well in America's biggest experiment with socialism. Well, to be fair to real socialists, de Blasio is more of a crook and an incompetent, but that's not far from the reality of socialism throughout history. I guess nobody is starving (yet) in NYC, so we have that on the plus side of the ledger.

Inside my nightmare working in de Blasio's government

Bill de Blasio rose to power on his promise to end "a tale of two cities," but as mayor he rides around in an expensive car -- a limousine liberal. He sues oil companies for climate change while the country's largest public-transportation system is being run into the ground. Bloomberg rode the subway all the time.

My career spanned a handful of social-service agencies under the administrations of two very different leaders. I was shocked to discover that I actually preferred Michael Bloomberg's very corporate City Hall to Bill de Blasio's failed socialist utopia. Who wouldn't?


I hate what Bloomberg did to NYC...he began its transformation into a soulless Disneyland-on-the-Hudson, but at least the garbage got picked up and crime was under control. Now? It's bad and getting worse, and don't let the fake crime statistics fool you. NYC is dirtier, more dangerous, more congested, less efficient, and shockingly, even more expensive. de Blasio has done significant damage to the city, and he isn't done yet.


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