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America's Fiscal Stupidity Mirrors Detroit

RockinRickOwen Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 8:59 PM
At 86,000, what does Washington DC know about the middle class? I've said it before, and I'll say it again-- the Proglodytes are trying to progress to the Middle Ages, where the government grew fat on the fruits of other people's work, and created dependency on the feudal aristocracy to survive, with the backing and influence of the intellectual elite at the time, who would ex-communicate anyone who dared disagree with their geocentric beliefs. Tea Party indeed. Renaissance Fair anyone?

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...