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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Gene Freidman
President Obama's foreign policy speech was stopped multiple times by Code Pink heckling, and Lois Lerner was suspended from the her position at the IRS. On the international stage, two men in the United Kingdom murdered a soldier in the streets of London. Here's a recap, or wrap, of the week that was from The Washington Times.
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is still smarting from the court rebuke he got in March for trying to prohibit sales of "supersized" sodas. He blew his top last week at a second judicial slight.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg cursed out the chief executive officer of a taxi company who won a court case against the city and pledged a post-mayoral revenge against the entire industry, the CEO and one witness said.
Gene Freidman, chief executive of the 925-cab Taxi Club Management, says he gently suggested the mayor calm down and talk about a solution, and Mr. Bloomberg "got back in my face and said, 'After January, I am going to destroy all you [expletive] guys.'