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Detroit's Decline

Jesse80 Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 9:24 AM
Clue to the aggrieved...open a book , stay at home and study , get involved in sports , learn how to be successful , stop making "baby mommas and daddys" , MARRY your sex partners and raise a family together. This is NOT about color , its about character. What do you say inner city preachers? Brave enough to call out the flock into a biblical worldview? Or are you too on the take from white Dem politicans?

Since the Motown sound went silent -- except on oldies stations -- and General Motors and Chrysler (but not Ford) required life support from Washington, there has been little to recommend Detroit, Mich., to visitors, much less its residents.

The recent conviction of Kwame Kilpatrick, the former mayor of Detroit, on multiple charges, including racketeering, fraud and extortion, adds another insult to the city's injury, increasing its misery.

During the mid-20th century, Detroit was a vibrant city with a population of almost 2 million. Today, it stands near ruin. The number of residents has now been estimated at just over 700,000....