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Why Detroit Still Matters

Home - by - February 25, 2013 - 14:45 America/New_York - 12 Comments

DEWEY FROM DETROIT

Good news Detroit: We’re #1 again! In a head-to-head contest with real contenders like Chicago, New York, Cleveland (At Least We’re Not Detroit!) and Atlanta, Detroit once again grabbed victory through the misery of defeat. Numero uno on Forbes Most Miserable City in America.  Heady stuff for a city on the verge of insolvency and far beyond societal breakdown.

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Much should be made of the fact that Detroit, along with the other top-10 miserable winners, is reaping the fruits of decades of liberal husbandry. Unfortunately all that carefully cultivated fruit has been left to ferment on the ground.

Oddly, few people in the media seen interested in discussing this ‘as ye sow so shall ye reap’ phenomenon. Even though the evidence in Detroit’s case is quite staggering, as I’ve recounted before (here, here and here).

Take Charlie LeDuff  for example, who has just published a book called Detroit: an American Autopsy.   When asked about the connection between liberal Democratic policies and Detroit’s collapse on Fox last week, he deftly glossed over it by responding that Detroit’s last Republican mayor also went to jail for corruption.

Interesting, but just for the record, Detroit’s last Republican mayor left office in 1962, pre-Great Society. And he was convicted 7 years after leaving office not for “corruption” but rather tax evasion – a felony that barely raises an eyebrow in Congressional races anymore. Still, better to smear the Republicans of the distant past than acknowledge the shenanigans of more recent Democratic scoundrels.

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» 12 Comments

  1. xthred

    February 25th, 2013

    This has NOTHING to do with politics.

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  2. Czar of Defenestration

    February 25th, 2013

     
  3. Stirrin the BS

    February 25th, 2013

    Liberals, by nature, are extremely thin skinned and have very fragile egos that cannot cope with failure in the way that healthy humans do (i.e., learn from your mistake and make the necessary changes).

    As a result, liberals are unable to admit failure, so they blame other people for the failure, double down and try that much harder to commit the same mistake again.

    It’s as plain as day. The problem – as usual – lies with the media refusing to report objectively, the obvious facts. Until something is done about the lefty media bias, nothing will change.

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  4. Mary Jane Anklestraps

    February 25th, 2013

    Go Detroit!

    No seriously. Just go.

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  5. Mary Jane Anklestraps

    February 25th, 2013

    Czar,

    That looks like something the KGB left behind.
    What a waste. It could’ve been a museum, an aquarium, SOMETHING.
    Idiots.

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  6. RickeyG

    February 25th, 2013

    Maybe John Hawkins should make Detroit #21 on that list in the preceding post.

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  7. Tim

    February 25th, 2013

    Stirrin,
    It reads like you think ‘liberals’ and ‘media’ are two different entities.

    I think it’s healthy to acknowledge that the media is the propaganda arm of socialism; both national and international.

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  8. Stirrin the BS

    February 25th, 2013

    @RickeyG – “….Maybe John Hawkins should make Detroit #21 on that list in the preceding post….”

    Most definately.

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  9. Stirrin the BS

    February 25th, 2013

    @Tim – certainly not intended that way.

    Regrdless, the media are THE number one culprit in my book for their complicity in the destruction of America by liberal policies and amoral code of ethics.

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  10. Unruly Refugee

    February 25th, 2013

    They only looked at the 200 most populated cities, otherwise Pine Bluff, Arkansas (with a population of 49,000) would be on the list right behind Detroit. On a per capita basis it is the 2nd most dangerous city in the U.S.
    There are nine prisons in Pine Bluff and they are all full and overflowing. The police are completely corrupt, as are most other governmental offices including the fire department.
    Only Detroit has more crime per capita than this shitty little city in the South. There is a common denominator though.

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  11. Czar of Defenestration

    February 25th, 2013

    MJA,

    That Detroit building is a masterpiece.
    I know what you probably mean, about the towering block above, but the composition is great.

    You want to see Communist East European architecture?!? Here:

    http://communistarchitecture.tumblr.com/post/23106931955/new-belgrade-serbia

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  12. Reb Biker

    February 26th, 2013

    FINALLY! Someone has acknowledged the 900 pound elephant in Detroit’s living room. Just 3 days ago, RamzPaul did it, and did it VERY tastefully so liberal heads won’t explode too badly…

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