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Nanny Mike’s Last Slap

NYPost Opinion: A selective fanatic: Mayor Bloomberg thinks he can reduce teen smoking, not teen sex. http://nypost.com/2013/10/31/nanny-mikes-last-slap/ In his final months in office, Mayor Bloomberg is moving at the speed of Banksy to leave his indelible marks on New York … Continue reading

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Nanny Bloomberg Should Heed ‘My Body, My Choice’ Credo | City and State NY

Oh, my head! Mayor Bloomberg wants to take his ban on large sodas statewide. Now that his 12 years as mayor are winding down, Bloomberg, like Mary Poppins, is seeking other opportunities to guide wayward children. Unlike Mary Poppins, he … Continue reading

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Malcolm Smith & the mayoral race – NYPOST.com

When I read of state Sen. Malcolm Smith’s interest in running for mayor as a Republican, Nena’s “99 Red Balloons” played in my head: “99 red balloons / Floating in the summer sky / Panic bells — it’s red alert.” Red alert, … Continue reading

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Malcolm Smith & the mayoral race – NYPOST.com

When I read of state Sen. Malcolm Smith’s interest in running for mayor as a Republican, Nena’s “99 Red Balloons” played in my head: “99 red balloons / Floating in the summer sky / Panic bells — it’s red alert.” Red alert, … Continue reading

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Bloomberg’s pro-breast-feeding initiative to lock away baby formula at 27 hospitals – NYPOST.com

On Sunday, the NY Post reported that beginning September 3, the city will implement the “most restrictive pro-breast-milk program in the nation” intended to encourage more new mothers to breast-feed. Under the city Health Department’s voluntary Latch On NYC initiative, … Continue reading

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Nanny MacBloomberg Will Only Take My ‘Big Gulp’ From My Cold Dead Hands

Mayor Bloomberg’s fondness for social engineering initiatives has taken another misstep. Fortunately, there are 576 days remaining in the Nanny MacBloomberg era. New Yorkers, except for those possessing utter contempt for obese people, are opposed to his proposal restricting the … Continue reading

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Hands Off Mom’s Breasts

Hands Off Mom’s Breasts “Nanny MacBloomberg” strikes again. The Bloomberg administration has proposed initiatives forcing residential landlords to regulate smoking in apartments, denying second helpings to school kids in city breakfast programs, and encouraging new mothers to breast-feed. Mayor Bloomberg … Continue reading

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Mayor Bloomberg Announces A New CDC Study Finding Childhood Obesity Rates Are On the Decline In NYC

Praising himself for a program that showed no significant change in Hispanic and low-income communities epitomizes Bloomberg’s unbridled hubris. Even odder was doing the announcement at a predominantly Hispanic school in the Bronx. The healthier menu is in place but … Continue reading

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NY1 Online: Debate Of NYC Schools’ Sex Education Curriculum – NY1.com

NY1 Online: Debate Of NYC Schools’ Sex Education Curriculum – NY1.com. NY1 Online: Debate Of NYC Schools’ Sex Education Curriculum NY1 VIDEO: Andrea Miller, the new president of NARAL Pro-Choice New York, and former Bronx State Assemblyman Michael Benjamin, who now works … Continue reading

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Pols Push Abstinence-Based Sex Ed For NYC Kids | New York Daily News

Pols Push Abstinence-Based Sex Ed For NYC Kids: Updated With Mayor Bloomberg Comments | New York Daily News. Lots of blogosphere buzz about this today, so here’s a blurb from our Alison Gendar: The city’s two GOP congressmen backed a … Continue reading

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