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February 17, 2013
Who loves ya, Bloomberg?
News item: "NYC's Mayor Bloomberg, already famous for banning soft drinks larger than 16 oz., now seeks to ban styrofoam cups." I've been watching late night re-runs of one of my all-time favorite New York cop shows: Telly Savalas as "Kojak," NYC's quintessential sharp-dressed, sarcastic, street-smart detective. The show aired from 1973 to 1978. In one episode after another, Kojak with a styrofoam cup of coffee in hand is almost as ubiquitous as Kojak with a brown Nat Sherman cigarillo or with a lollipop. If Bloomberg's latest dictatorial edict were retroactive, Kojak might have to slap the bracelets on himself!(Read Full Post)