After a long reign as the auto capital of the world, the beleaguered city of Detroit was last seen (2012) asking President Obama to bail them out since over 75 percent of them pulled the levers to get him re-elected to office. Now the city has become the host of Satan’s statue complete with two adoring, admiring and worshipping children as part of the display.Read more ›
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On July 18, 2013, Detroit filed for bankruptcy, the largest municipality in U.S. history to do so. Corporations go bankrupt for a wide variety of reasons. The business may have been selling a product no one wants, lose to superior competition or fail because of poor financial management. However, a government doesn’t have competition or sell a product. The only reason it could go bankrupt would be poor financial management.Read more ›
George Will said today that Detroit doesn’t have a fiscal problem, but a cultural one. He’s absolutely right: the problem is not fiscal, but cultural–and cultural of more than one type. It is a culture of liberalism in government that has produced ineffective and corrupt government, but also a culture of liberalism that has trickled down to the people and become culture of entitlement, self-centeredness, and celebration of victimhood.Read more ›
If you’re an everyday American, you’re probably wondering how a major city like Detroit, a city of industry and music and means, can run itself into the ground and into bankruptcy. Well, if you’ve been watching the spending habits of the United States over the past several years, you can still catch in the relatively early stages what Detroit is now in the late stages of. Here are some videos that will help you fill in the grittier details about what liberalism and socialism did to Detroit.Read more ›
Detroit: the perfect vacation spot for modern-day Americans! In Detroit, you’ll bask in an atmosphere as far removed from thoughts of work and responsibility as possible. With tax and spend Democrats having run Detroit for the past 50 years, this oasis is the living liberal vision for America.Read more ›
We are now hearing the usual voices of protest in Detroit in the wake of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder appointing an outside expert to take over financial management of the near-bankrupt city. Detroit is the largest city in American history to be seized in this fashion and turned over to an outside manager. The city’s reported deficit is $327 million and long-term liabilities are in the range of $14 billion.Read more ›
Just like I discussed in my last article, Democrat Bolshevism, if you want a peek at where Obama and his Marxist crew are taking us, then look at what happened to Detroit. It is a case study. This will happen to the rest of the USA over time if these people and their ideas prevail. Detroit is an example of what Socialism and Communism do best: depreciate, dismantle, destroy, defeat, and demoralize. Almost an entire once great city … now it lies in ruins.Read more ›