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Bloomberg Rips Buffett, Urges Tax Boost for All

Calls Warren Buffett's tax comments 'just theatrics'

(Newser) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is the latest billionaire to fire back at Warren Buffett's call to raise taxes on America's super-rich, reports the New York Daily News . "The Buffett thing is just theatrics," scoffed Bloomberg on NBC's Meet the Press. "I think that... More »

Bloomberg: Minority Surveillance Like Checking for Measles

Muslims have accused NYPD of racial profiling

(Newser) - The NYPD's increased undercover surveillance of Muslims and ethnic minorities since 9/11 is like screening children for measles, said Mayor Michael Bloomberg yesterday. "If there is a community where the crime rate is very high, to not put more cops in that community is ridiculous," said the... More »

Bloomberg: Bomber Angry —Say, Over Health Bill

Mayor makes wrong call on Times Square suspect

(Newser) - Bloomberg's pick for the Times Square bomber? An anti-health bill nut. Before Pakistani-American Faisal Shahzad, 30, was arrested trying to flee the country last night , Mayor Bloomberg told Katie Couric he thought the bomb was probably planted by a "homegrown" terrorist. "Maybe a mentally deranged person or somebody... More »

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