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Half of Detroit Properties Have Not Paid Taxes; Update on Detroit Bankruptcy

Robert125 Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 8:26 AM
No declarations need to be made, death is imminent, dumbocratic rule all of the politicians got all of the money they could and have left the city on the scrap heap. Hooray for dumbocratic rule America this is a taste of what is coming down the pike for us.
Carl469 Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 8:56 AM
And race has nothing to do with this? Get real. Detroit is at least 80 percent black, a share far higher than any other major U.S. city. And blacks have a surly attitude when it comes to paying taxes.
Jim88 Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 10:44 AM
No, you are right it is all about Socialism at its finest, it works every time for a few years and then falls on its head. This is a fine example why our Constitutional Republic works and those who choose another direction fail in the end. Now all we citizens need to do is focus on saving our Constitutional Republic from the same ideology the sunk Detroit.

The hollowing out of Detroit is nearly complete. All that's left is a bankrupt shell of a city with no services and scattered citizens that do not pay taxes.

The Detroit News reports Half of Detroit Property Owners Don't Pay Taxes

Nearly half of the owners of Detroit's 305,000 properties failed to pay their tax bills last year, exacerbating a punishing cycle of declining revenues and diminished services for a city in a financial crisis, according to a Detroit News analysis of government records.

The News reviewed more than 200,000 pages...