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Detroit is in financial emergency,
state-appointed review finds

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:mambo 5, 2/20/2013 9:32:09 AM

The fiscal crisis plaguing Detroit is now in the hands of Michigan´s governor after a state-appointed review team determined the city was in a financial emergency with "no satisfactory plan" to resolve it. Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has 30 days to decide if Detroit needs an emergency manager to take charge of its finances and spending, and come up with a new plan to get the city out of its financial mess. (Snip)The report also said the city´s bureaucratic structure makes it difficult to solve the financial problems.
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Hey...isn´t that the same democratic bureaucracy that is trying to take over healthcare???

Nice to see the Republicans finally get their chance to solve Detroit´s mess

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jimK1, 2/20/2013 9:45:26 AM     (No. 9186535)

Short of razing the city and turning the land back into farm land that would actually produce something of value, good luck. As for too many of Detroit´s citizens, I hear that Zimbabwe pays $10,000/hour for useless non-workers.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tennisbum, 2/20/2013 10:01:48 AM     (No. 9186577)

and the Democrats say that it is all about the lack of jobs......I would then ask the question, what types of jobs are the citizens of Detroit prepared to do if offered? Silence......

The next retort from the Dems would be that they also need a Jobs Training Program. Really..My next question would be, since the vast majority are functionally illiterate..can´t read, write or do even basic math, why would you think they could successfully complete any jobs training program?

Who would fund such a program? The answer is....the Obama administration. Oh by the way, each participant would get paid to go to the Jobs Training Program even though they have no paying job today.

Sadly, you cannot "fix" Detroit or any other city that is like Detroit unless the black cultural wasteland is addressed. That will never happen because the blacks would first have to admit that the black family, euphemism, is dysfunctional and is largely the cause of the ills.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bevan, 2/20/2013 10:04:55 AM     (No. 9186589)

The result of 50 years of unfettered liberalism. A worker´s paradise. BWAHAHAHA

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Watlines, 2/20/2013 10:52:01 AM     (No. 9186691)

#3 dittos. You nailed it!

There is no free lunch...ever.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rolfnader, 2/20/2013 11:03:01 AM     (No. 9186725)

Detroit won´t come back until there is a demand for union made vehicles that fall apart at 50k miles -put together by numbskulls who drink, smoke and nap on the job- for lopsidedly high wages earned through extortion of stockholders and customers.
Other than that, I´m really optimistic.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 2/20/2013 11:09:23 AM     (No. 9186734)

Let them go under and shut down. They need a major correction. I´m sure Obama will bail them out, though, and take care of one of his major voting blocks at our expense.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 2/20/2013 12:10:41 PM     (No. 9186840)

#1, just don´t tell them that is $10,000/hr in Zimbabwe dollars....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: realrep, 2/20/2013 12:23:11 PM     (No. 9186865)

Can Michigan sell Detroit to Canada?
How about if some of the kind folk at Amway/Center for Free Enterprise in Grand Rapids start a program teaching work ethics?

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