Skip to comments.Detroit Tops 2013 List Of America’s Most Miserable Cities
Posted on 02/22/2013 11:26:12 AM PST by Olog-hai
Forbes put Detroit Mayor Dave Bing on its cover in 2011 for a story with the optimistic headline: City of Hope. The premise was that the city had hit rock bottom and was poised for a turnaround.
Right now, its all about survival, Bing told Forbes.
Two years later, Detroits problems continue to multiply, sadly. It is still dealing with high levels of violent crime and unemployment. Home prices, already at historic lows, plummeted a further 35% during the past three years to a median of $40,000 as net migration out of the city continued.
The latest blow was Tuesdays announcement that the city is on the verge of being taken over by the state. Detroit is in a financial emergency and cannot pay its bills. The city has been issuing debt to fund day-to-day operations. The continuing problems propelled Detroit to the top spot in our 2013 ranking of Americas Most Miserable Cities.
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Robocop was filmed in Dallas.
And of course this "liberal" probably lives in a gated community.
I worked in downtown Detroit for a few months back in the late 80s....My first day on the job, my boss tells me, “I don’t want to see you in this office past 4:30”. It was pretty much understood that you had to get out of dodge before sunset.
It is a shame but ya just can't do much with ghettoes inhabited by demoncraps.