Ridiculous comments and claims made by City Councillors

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  1. Amare

    Amare Senior Member

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    I think this deserves it's own thread. Georgio Mammoliti has made another ridiculous comment today, this time asking for the army to be called in to deal with the "turf war" in the Islington and Steeles area. This adds to his previous foolish comments regarding a red light district, and a curfew after 10pm. If anyone has news clippings, and other stories to add feel free to post them here.

    Here are just some of Mammoliti's comments:

     
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    This could be a VERY long thread!
     
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    Let's see, IIRC he has shown up at City Hall shirtless, argued against EDM event(s) at the Ex due to Parkdale being full of pedophiles (while supporting Muzik?)....
     
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    We can have a thread that rivals the post count of "Rob Ford's Toronto" on Jimmy K's statements alone.
     
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    Post away. We are more than happy to promote this thread via our social media outlets. Could be fun.
     
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    He's never going to explain how that'll work, is he? Tools, indeed. How would the army help? Would there be a curfew in problem neighbourhoods and APCs riding around at night ready to shoot people on sight?
     
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    Hopefully ranked ballots in 2018 will mean the end of these idiot FPTP politicians.
     
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    I always thought that the enormous container of lube Mammo brought to a recent presser was, in fact, his "finest" hour.
     
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    Nick Di Nizio had the best chance to beat Mammoliti in the election, but some people told me he wouldn't have been much better as a councillor.
     
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    What percent of ridiculous comments and claims come from councillors Ford, Mammoliti and Karygiannis?
     
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  14. Amare

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    I'd be willing to wager at least almost 50% come from these three alone.
     
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    I think some of the most ridiculous Councillor comments came during the recent debate on ranked ballots. Some Councillors twisted themselves in knots trying to justify their self-serving votes against ranked ballots, especially those who, without any warning, changed their positions.

    But I think the worst part of the whole episode was when Paula Fletcher published an open letter, clearly responding to all the flack she was getting, in which she took sanctimony and hypocrisy to new heights when she wrote "[A]ny transformation of our democratic electoral process should only take place after a rigorous democratic process ... When we change our voting system, I believe it has to be based on thoughtful, considered debate and best advice from City officials after broad City-wide public consultation."

    Hard to believe she's a supporter of public consultation when she voted, without any consultation with her constituents, for a motion which asked the Province not to proceed with ranked ballots. In other words, she voted to shut down public debate. And then lied about it. All the while championing herself as the defender of local democrary.

    So, despite the usual stream of idiotic comments from Georgio, Robbie and Jimmy, my vote for the most ridiculous comments of 2015 goes to Paula Fletcher, because her defence of her vote represents everything that is wrong with the political system in this city.
     
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