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Mich. gov. says bankruptcy the right choice

Beau Toxx Wrote: Jul 21, 2013 3:56 PM
Here's the dirty little secret the Progressive/Marxists (Democrats) don't want to talk about. 50+ years of consecutive Detroit Democratic Mayors Rule Detroit Mayors: Jerome Cavanagh 1962-1970 (D) Roman Gribbs 1970-1974 (D) Coleman Young 1974-1994 (D) Dennis Archer 1994-2001 (D) Kwame Kilpatrick 2002-2008 (D) Kenneth Crocker 2008-2009 (D) David Bing 2009-Now (D) Coming soon to a town near you (yours?) eventually to America. The Progressive/Marxists have never made their ideology of wealth redistribution work. Never. However, that's not stopping them to work toward a one party ruling system (immigration “reform”). Redistribution of wealth (Cap & Trade & Obamacare). Centralized government (47% dependent on government assistance)
bhemmann Wrote: Jul 22, 2013 7:49 AM
Detroiters would call Dennis Archer a Republican. He worked hard to bring Detroit's finances in line with revenue and, when he left office after 8 years there was a surplus in the City's budget. He spent 8 years fighting with the Progressive City Council and then said enough is enough and didn't run for a third term.
Ross83 Wrote: Jul 21, 2013 10:47 PM
Bing is an honest man but it is far too little far too late.

DETROIT (AP) — It wasn't easy making Detroit the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy protection, but it was the right decision, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Sunday as he, the city's mayor and its emergency manager made the television talk show rounds.

Snyder, a Republican, gave his blessing to emergency manager Kevyn Orr's decision to file for bankruptcy for Detroit on Thursday.

"We looked through every other viable option," Snyder said on CBS' "Face the Nation."

"The debt question needs to be addressed. But even more important is the accountability to the citizens of Detroit," said Snyder. "They are not getting the...