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Report: Yeah, Detroit Might Be Forced To Declare Bankruptcy

Uber Dave Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 8:58 AM
AmericanLiberal Wrote: 15 minutes ago (8:40 AM) "It cracks me up, really, the stupidass story you clowns tell about the crash. A serious and sustained downturn, like the one that started in August 2007, was a function of the newly elected Democratic congress. Oh. And Barney Frank..." Anohter lefties take on that... ...And it's not pretty; http://blogs.the-american-interest.com/wrm/2011/06/07/fanniegate-gamechanger-for-the-gop/

What happens when a city government tries to tax, spend, and borrow its way to prosperity? Hint: it goes broke:

A state-appointed review team has determined Detroit is in a financial emergency, paving the way for Republican Gov. Rick Snyder to appoint an emergency manager who would need to come up with a new plan to get the city out of its fiscal crisis.

The team released its findings Tuesday, saying in a report to Snyder that "no satisfactory plan exists to resolve a serious financial problem."

The review team pointed to the city's ongoing cash crisis, which have threatened...