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Rebuilding a Ruined City

Rich656 Wrote: Apr 06, 2013 7:16 AM
The school systems in many major cities are failing, not just in Detroit, the common thread; they're all controlled by demonicRats. Chicago is no exception. The difference between Chicago & Detroit though is that Chicago hasn't been dependent on a large manufacturing base as a source of income like Detroit, so it isn't burdened with large manufacturing unions like Detroit. I would suggest that Detroit schools are less a factor in it's failure than demographic shifts. People who could did, and those that couldn't; didn't. IOW, businesses that could afford to move to a more business friendly city or state did move. cont'd below

Many are warning that the United States could become the next Greece. But there’s no need to look across the ocean to see a poorly-governed area that’s deep in debt and crumbling. Just look to Detroit.

That city was once the picture of American industrial might. Henry Ford deployed the production line there and helped create the modern middle class. During World War II, more than a third of U.S. war material was manufactured in the city. And during the post-war boom, cars made in Detroit embodied the American success story.

Now, though, the Motor City is collapsing in every...