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America's Fiscal Stupidity Mirrors Detroit

Moonglowalso Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 5:06 PM
Don't forget that part of Detroit's downfall was due to the election and re-election of incompetent mayors.
IndeePendent Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 7:37 PM
Google Kwame Kilpatrick and you will find everything you need to know about Detroit's decline. Detroit hasn't had a republican mayor since 1962. That's 50 years for those of you who still live in Detroit. Enjoy.
geotay Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 6:16 PM

It’s fitting that on the day Washington, DC is cutting the budget by an agreement that they really didn’t mean, that the city of Detroit will finally get what’s it has needed for a long time: declaration of fiscal disaster.

Michigan’s Rick Snyder has appointed an emergency city manager to do for Detroit what Obama, Biden, the UAW, GM, Chrysler, the city’s council and mayor have not been able to even with a $80 billion bailout of the automotive industry.

“Snyder’s decision comes after a state review team report concluded last week that Detroit is in a financial...