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No bailout for Motown (Ted Nugent disagrees with GOP guv pushing state help for bankrupt Detroit)
WND ^ | March 6, 2013 | Ted Nugent

Posted on 03/06/2013 8:19:34 PM PST by Perseverando

My beloved Motor City is bleeding to death.

The facts are that Detroit is a financial wreck, an unmitigated disaster, a sheer cataclysmic catastrophe – you pick. No doubt all of the above.

Good Gov. Rick Snyder has decided to step in and see what he can do to save Detroit. He is appointing an Emergency Financial Manager in an attempt to solve Motown’s self-imposed financial hemorrhaging.

The Democratic Party that has controlled Detroit for decades is obviously opposed to Gov. Synder’s approach.

“Today, Governor Snyder has decided to unilaterally take over control of the City of Detroit from its democratically elected leaders. This is nothing but a hostile takeover,” said Lon Johnson, Michigan Democratic Party chairman.

As expected, Organized Labor also has a problem with Gov. Synder’s approach. Their leadership basically said the same thing as Lon Johnson.

I’m siding with Lon Johnson and Organized Labor. Let local government solve Detroit’s problems. Government always works best at the local level.

Motown’s citizens duly elected their city’s leadership. Now is the time to let them lead Detroit without state or federal meddling.

The last thing Detroit or any other American city on the brink of financial disaster needs is financial meddling, including a bailout, from the state or federal government.

What the city fathers of Detroit need to do is hunker down and solve the city’s own financial hemorrhaging.

Experience more of Ted Nugent’s no-holds-barred passion and patriotism in his books and WND’s “Ted Nugent for President!” bumpers sticker

While I fully support Motown’s elected representatives’ decision to solve their own problems, what we must not support is Detroit’s leadership to continue begging, tattered hat in hand, for a financial bailout from the state or federal government.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: bailout; detroit; nugent; ricksnyder

1 posted on 03/06/2013 8:19:50 PM PST by Perseverando
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To: Perseverando

I understand what the Detroit Wildman is saying, but is this local gov’t of Detroit, not to mention the people able, or even willing to help itself?


2 posted on 03/06/2013 8:35:41 PM PST by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Willing, maybe, capable, probably not.


3 posted on 03/06/2013 8:41:19 PM PST by umgud
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To: Perseverando
I’m siding with Lon Johnson and Organized Labor. -- Ted Nugent

Taking the side of union goons is never a wise stance. If the thugocracy of Big Labor (nothing more than an extortion racket blessed by the dictatorial Franklin Diablo Roosevelt and his handmaiden, France Perkins) has blessed something, then you know it's wrong. Supporting the corrupt fat cats of unionism is tantamount to endorsing slavery and death.


4 posted on 03/06/2013 8:46:45 PM PST by re_nortex
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To: Perseverando

The state should absolutely stay out of it.

If the state steps in, then everyone can immediately blame the white conservative Republican males for the failure.

Liberals need to be held responsible for their own actions.


5 posted on 03/06/2013 8:51:00 PM PST by Eccl 10:2 (Prov 3:5 --- "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding")
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
Not everything worth doing is easy.

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Weekly/biweekly Michigan legislative action thread
6 posted on 03/07/2013 4:09:51 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
Not everything worth doing is easy.

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7 posted on 03/07/2013 4:10:57 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Perseverando
The city of Detroit is corrupt to the core. In the early '80s I worked in an auto company with a gentleman who quit his white collar job to go to work for than Detroit mayor Coleman Young. Young was caught up in a kickback scheme involving hauling sludge from the city waste treatment plant. The gentleman I knew, took the rap for Young, and was sent to jail. His release several years later was celebrated by Mayor Young with a fresh new job, and a coming home party.

Fast forward thirty years to today. City councilwoman Monica Conyers, wife of US representative John Conyers, was just sent to jail for three years for her part in a scheme involving kickbacks in the city of Detroit's sludge hauling contract. The convicted felon from thirty years past still has a cushy job with the current Detroit mayor. Detroit has 1/3 of the population it had when it saved the world as the "Arsenal of Democracy". This means that 2 out of every three houses within the city boundaries lies vacant and crumbling. Of the remaining houses, only 60% of the owners even pay their property taxes.

How do you fix this? I vote for plow it under and plant beans.

8 posted on 03/07/2013 5:50:07 AM PST by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: norwaypinesavage
How do you fix this? I vote for plow it under and plant beans.

Somebody (like FOMOCO) could pick it up as a bargain, fire all the officials and bureaucRATs and have the State Police round them up for prosecution...sue or prosecute the unions out of existence, and build a city called Detroit there.

9 posted on 03/07/2013 5:57:23 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATS! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

To Uncle Ted:

The Demmodummies ran Detroit into the ground and you want tom to figure out how to bring it back to life? Ain’t gonna happen!


10 posted on 03/07/2013 6:23:18 AM PST by Progov
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To: Perseverando

The “burning question” must be asked: Would Detroit be saved by the government if 90% of the population was white?

Inquiring minds need to know.


11 posted on 03/07/2013 6:29:42 AM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: DH

My question is, “Would Detroit NEED to be saved if 90% of the cities population were white, conservative, and non-union?”
I’d sort of leave Detroit on its own, giving sensible people to challenge, “Do you want us to turn into Detroit?”
I am always saddened and enraged when those photos of Detroit, Hiroshima, and Nagasaki in 1945 and today are posted here on FR. One picture can truly be worth a thousand words.


12 posted on 03/07/2013 6:43:53 AM PST by CaptainAmiigaf (NY TIMES: "We print the news as it fits our views")
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To: CaptainAmiigaf

The answer to your question would be a resounding....NO!

However, even if it was yes, no mention of it would be in the press due to white bias.


13 posted on 03/07/2013 7:06:27 AM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Eccl 10:2

“If the state steps in, then everyone can immediately blame the white conservative Republican males for the failure.”
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Conservative Republicans will be blamed regardless. The nest of thieving Rats needs to be eliminated. Time has proven they have no inclination or capacity to govern responsibly. The only hope to restore Detroit is to put adults in charge. If the Republicans can pull it off successfully, it will become a model for the rest of the metro areas circling the drain in this once proud country. Then the Republicans can take the credit.


14 posted on 03/07/2013 7:23:27 AM PST by shove_it (Long ago Huxley, Orwell and Rand warned us about 0banana's USA.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Who cares, the rest of us in Michigan are hoping to sell everything in the greater Detroit area to Canada. Problem solved.


15 posted on 03/07/2013 1:30:30 PM PST by exnavy (Fish or cut bait ...Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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To: exnavy

I don’t think you could convince Windsor to take it....


16 posted on 03/07/2013 1:36:11 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: Impala64ssa

This is how it ends up when government morphs into Organized Crime. The Mafia can no longer compete.


17 posted on 03/07/2013 1:36:37 PM PST by abb
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To: Cyber Liberty

LOL Probably right, who wants it?


18 posted on 03/07/2013 2:10:30 PM PST by exnavy (Fish or cut bait ...Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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To: cripplecreek; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

The path to a healthier Detroit lies in land swaps — moving all the owner-occupied homes (literally, physically moving them) to a single, contiguous, spiff new neighborhood (new foundations, buried infrastructure) serviced by existing highway, bus, and rail. The rest of the houses in the city would then be bulldozed and set aside for use as the burial site for Canadian landfill-fodder.


19 posted on 03/07/2013 7:19:11 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Impala64ssa
There will be loud voices on both sides of the political spectrum that say we can’t let Detroit fail – that it’s too big, too important to fail. They would be wrong. Unlike President Obama, I don’t believe anything should be too big or too important to fail. If Motown’s elected leaders can’t fix Detroit, then it should wither on the vine and die to serve as an example how not to run a city.

I'm guessing mucho money has been thrown into Detroit over the years - like throwing money down a rat hole. More money won't help - except to extend the misery and corruption a few more years. We all know that...

20 posted on 03/07/2013 8:32:51 PM PST by GOPJ (DHS HAS secured: 1.6 BILLION bullets - 2.700 tanks and 35,000 drones ...to use on American soil...)
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