We’re at St. Francis College for the D33 debate.
6:38pm Dick Daddey is not here?! Nancy Bowe intros… She claims here husband saw last night’s debate on BCAT… File under: only one watching.
Nancy tries to get us to join Scientology…. Errr … Citizens Union.
6:41pm It’s DICK! Whew ! Time for the rules.
6:42 dick mixes up the “kens”
6:45 dick asks why are you running?
Thies- next few years will be hard, I know what I know what I’m doing
Simon – i gotz the skillz in de community… Been here for years yo!
Levin – i’m a community organizer, the laws need to be changed to help people… (style note : very Paul Tsongas). Name drops Vito Lopez, lights do not dim.
Diamondstone – must be happy sitting between Levin and the hunky Biviano. He cares about the olds, affordable housing and the people with AIDS.
Biviano – thanks Dick! Lives in the nabe, kids go to PS 8…. Wants to fight for us! Leadership is failing!! Doug good- machine (ie levin, simon, thies) bad! More parks! Less bad development!
Other Ken – he’s an accountant! Loves the environment! Oy vey he’s bringing up Kent Ave bike lane as proof of yassky=bad! He’s a leader! He’s going overtime!
Isaac – he doesnt kiss rings he kisses babies! He drove an ambulance!
7:00 other ken thanks dick for allowing rebuttals but he hasnt one
7:01 big issue
Diamondstone – new leader of city council will be elected , tax structure to shake down errr charge wealthy
Levin – overdevelopment stinks ! Affordable housing rant…
Simon – shes with the development is bad too… Lets review macroeconomics of how nyc runs.. What does the city need? Priorites
Thies – again with the development is bad … Kissing up to levin … Bloomberg nota bad mayor but has infrastructure issues… Plugs his website and 360 plan
Isaac- hes with the affordable housing! Bad housing makes bad kids!
Other Ken – affordable housing … Why do i feel like i’m watching Annie Hall right now?… Hates dock street!
Biviano – corruption! Atl yards! Dont look any further than this panel for the thugs who created current problems – thies, levin!!! Levin always wrong! Broadway triangle! No bid contracts! We need someone without record of failures!!
7:15 other ken is so gonna be on rhe next homer fink show
7:16 Dick asks isaac a question … Isaac goes nuts about city council raises and stuff … He likes commuter tax … Baconpastramiand corned beef should get along… Re state city feds …. Hes free stylin like matisyahu at bonarooo
Other Ken – i’m an accountant! Find efficiencies!
Biviano – tax gridlock! Get real about local cost of war… Man!!! What are we losing.. Dick really busting his chops tonight … Ok maybe he needs to focus a little… Hes going irwincorey …
Diamondstone – brings up Marty Connor and commuter tax! Oy vey! Lots of waste.. Jr rotc in schools!
Levin – hey biv pfizer were putzs for leaving not our fault … Name drops dc37 and reprt on contracts that should be public sector
Simon – ok … I was distracted… Something about pollution … This simon lady seems really nice and she may know her stuff … What is she doing here?
Thies – raise taxes!!!!!! Tax the rich!!!!!! They all want to tax the rich!!!!!! Run for your lives!!!! House of d hasnt enough inmates close it!
Isaac – union endorsements bad! No one is the boss of me!
Biviano – talking healthcare
Dick is getting totally cranky btw
Can’t blame him, he needs a hug.
734pm are you a reformer?
Simon – hellz yeah!
Levin – sure i ‘m a reformer! Council committees must be free from council prexys influence
Diamondstone – he takes risks for reform … I wonder if he ever roller discoed in the 70s?
DICK swings it!
Biviano – yes! F vito lopez bababooey! Step down Tweed 2009! Levin is a putz before he’s 30! No biz as usual!
Other Ken – likes transparency and egg creams
Dick is really cranky… Wonder if he’s hypoglycemic
Other Ken cannot have more time than everyone else says dick
Isaac – mayor praised councilman davis at his funeral fpught him in real life … Get rid of quinnwho serves the king … Borough prexys only go to circumcisions
Thies – worked with dick, knows dick
Diamondstone – simon is a lopez luvah
Simon – you dont know the fullness of the situation
Biviano piles on … Simon gets money from the BHA … Like dude… 28k! Dont take dev money dont take association money…
Dick is a wet blanket tonight
Levin — waaaaaa
Biviano – nancy shuh is a real estate developer!
Other Ken – questions simon’s decisivness!
752pm BBP finance plan re private properties
Diamondstone – bad!
Levin – oppose additional housing! Not effective anyway! Watchtower properties may be rezoned!
Simon – never supported park housing
Thies – no park housing . I worked on a plan !
Isaac – you dont put housing into parks!
Other Ken – supports squadron’s plan
Dick mocks Other Ken’s short answer
Biviano – market is going to tank! Cant depend on taxes! Simon never came out against! He’s a pragmatic dreamer… He might be the only one, we hope someday the whole world will join us
CHB gets called out for something it didnt write about Simon by Diamondstone.
Other Ken just went off on Simon. Shes being very classy here btw
Diamondstone – lopez and new kings democrats… Don Vito threatened them
Levin – he so did not maaaaaan! It was a positive meeting! We exchanged phone numbers!
Biviano – thies … Broadway triangle! Lopez ! Why u quit cb!
Thies – just because you say it doesnt make it true.. I needed to focus on fighting The machine
Audience question – congestion pricing
Thies – yes!
Simon – yes!!
Levin – need to make sure that special needs folks dont get screwed
Diamondstone – yes!
Biviano – not now, economy is slow
Other Ken – yes! Parking permits too!!
Isaac – agrees with biviano
815pm how would u protect small biz
Diamondstone – building a small biz is in, if up for sale should give biz right of first refusal to buy bldg
820pm why u good?
Isaac – i’m the best! I’m stand up guy
Other Ken – i’m a fighter! I’m not a nut, elect me!
(note to dick, other ken is not rain man)
Biviano – he’s a fighter
Diamondstone – he’s seasoned! Mmmm ranch dressing!
Levin – he’s knocked on doors! Those people are here! He lists his NASCAR like list of special interest endorsements
Simon – grew up with one bathroom in large family… Lessons learned!
Thies – i’m good at governing!