The Mike Bloomberg Legacy: 12 Years of Little Tyrannies in 2 Minutes!

After 12 years, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg leaves office on New Year's Day, 2014.

His legacy goes far beyond his nanny state war on cigarette smoke, salts and fat, but into his use of the NYPD (which he described as "his personal army") to spy on citizens and stop-and-frisk young men of color en masse, as well as his abuse of eminent domain to seize private property and hand it over to his fellow billionaire developers for massive vanity projects.

Reason TV takes a brief year-by-year look back at Mayor Bloomberg's most outrageous assaults on freedom of choice and civil liberties.

About 2 minutes.

Produced by Anthony L. Fisher. 

MUSIC: "Requiem for a Fish" by The Freak Fandango Orchestra (http://www.freakfandango.es)

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  • Rich||

    The man is a national treasure! Just not quite sure of which nation ....

  • Petunia Skrebbles||

    ISRAEL.... YOU KNOW, THE HOME OF THE KHAZAR satanists who call themselves Jews but are not.

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  • The Late P Brooks||

    Some stupid woman on Morning Joke was all in a tizzy about the notion of people doing that awful e-cigging thing out in public. She speculated, to the appreciative chortles of the assembled nodders, that such a thing would be eradicated posthaste if der Bloomberg were still mayor.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    What an asshole.

  • Gadianton||

    Can we declare him the winner of Punchable Face, 2013?

  • Idaho Bob||

    No mention of funding gun control in other states?

  • AlbertP||

    Or his bragging of those six-hundred mayors against illegal guns (or, more accurately, all guns), and not mentioning some 22,000 mayors NOT in his little club?

  • Curtisls87||

    As the old saying goes; Mike, don't go away mad, just go away!

  • Winston||

    No what are the chances De Blasio will be worse?

  • blist14ant||

    first we need to get rid of neocons like irvin kristol https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPvCj2Xdghw

  • RishJoMo||

    Wow man why didnt I ever think of that?

    www.BeinAnon.tk

  • ||

    Apparently di Blasio is to the left of Bloomberg.

    Scary.

    Scary because those were some incredibly stupid laws he forced on people.

    But hey, New Yorkers seem happy.

    So much for the renegade New Yorker we were constantly told about over the years. Now they're just obedient little city-dwellers.

  • thom77||

    And now we can experience four years of BIG tyrannies under DeBlasio, the self-described Marxist.

    Hooray for progress!

  • SueNichollsera||


    my roomate's half-sister makes 74 dollars an hour on the laptop. She has been without a job for 7 months but last month her check was 19922 dollars just working on the laptop for a few hours. published here

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  • Knarf Yenrab (prev. An0nB0t)||

    Amid all the chaos of Bloomberg's reign, I'd forgotten that he screwed shelters over the salt content of restaurant food. This is what happens when you elect someone who has not known any sort of deprivation for 40 years as your municipal leader.

    As the great libertarian once said, all billionaires are crazy.

  • Petunia Skrebbles||

    Or better yet, all billionaires stole their money and are corrupt. That fits Bloomberg and his khazar international mafia.

  • DenverJay||

    "As the great libertarian once said, all billionaires are crazy."

    What are you talking about? I never said that.

  • Will4Freedom||

    I never understood the logic behind not accepting food donations to the homeless.

    Does he really believe it's better to let someone starve rather than give them home grown vegitables which "may" have an unknown amount of salt? (not sure how you get salt into fresh veggies)

  • Petunia Skrebbles||

    Those homeless would have been better off if he had let them starve. Right now, he did that so the starving would be collected and put into FEMA camps, and right now, there are over a quarter million of them from Hurricane sandy and rousting homeless off the streets by the Israeli trained New York cops being paid on the side by Wall Street Zionist bankers.

  • Bill||

    Most "progressives" will look at that list and be ok
    with more than half of the things on it.

  • Petunia Skrebbles||

    This video neglected to point out that Bloomberg sent NY CITY COPS TO TEL AVIV TO LEARN HOW TO DEAL WITH RESIDENT CITIZENS LIKE ISRAEL DOES WITH THEIR PALESTINIANS. THEY ARE BRUTAL AND VICIOUS TO THEM AND THAT IS THE LEGACY BLOOMBERG IS LEAVING BEHIND.... NY COPS TREATING NYERS LIKE PALESTINIANS ARE TREATED IN ISRAEL. GOOD LUCK, NEW YORK.

  • James Taggart||

    This is how the country is undone: not an invasion by the Chinese or Russians, but by millions of self-inflicted restrictions. America will no longer be the kid who goes out for sports but the mama's boy who has to stay home so he won't get hurt and take violin lessons.

  • DenverJay||

    Duh... it's been said before "This is the way the world ends, Not with a bang but a whimper." T.S. Eliot

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