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In Four More Years We'll Be Detroit

Incredulous2 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 8:23 AM
Sheesh! We're already dumbed-down to the point of imbicility. We already live in a command and control economy. Just take a look at agri-business. Dept. of Ag., tells farmers what/what not to plant, along with how much or little. And here we chirp and squeek about some odd billions thrown away here or there? It's all paper and called "fiat" for a reason. But let's try to keep the illusion alive that we as individuals (and our vote) make a difference shall we.
Ginger12 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 8:43 AM
I'm beginning to wonder if our votes do count....it doesn't matter who votes....it matters who "counts" the votes or fixes the machines. I think we got took in 2008 and again in 2012.
Jay Wye Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 12:50 PM
I'm not so sure about being snookered in '08(except for his BC and other documents issues),but pretty certain about '12.

From one moment to the next the city of Detroit doesn’t know where its next bailout is coming from. Chronically unable to pay its bills, the city looks to the state for cash gifts to stave off default. Operating under the terms of a consent agreement hammered out with the state, Detroit faces fiscal uncertainty largely because it has failed to get adequate concessions from public employee unions that are unsustainable. And those concessions that they have wrested from unions, politicians in Detroit have been unwilling to enforce.     

One prominent Detroit attorney, however, is facing the future of the Motor...

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