"In terms of development, you can't let one little person that -- one person that owns one little piece of property stop big developments, because otherwise we wouldn't have the housing that we need, we wouldn't have the schools that we need, we wouldn't have the infrastructure that we need." - Mayor Michael Bloomberg
He was commenting about Atlantic Yards. As if AY will bring needed housing, schools and infrastructure to the city instead of urban chaos.
This represents the general contempt that King Michael has for any of his subjects who dare stand in the way of his buddies' development proposals.
To our mayor, the average Queens homeowner is a "little person."
Actually, the fact that the rights of one little person who owns one little piece of property could potentially stop a big development boondoggle is one of the reasons I live in the United States of America.
Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn reports on censorship of this subject at the Brooklyn PUBLIC Library:
Censorship at Brooklyn Public Library