Skip to comments.No bailout for Motown (Ted Nugent disagrees with GOP guv pushing state help for bankrupt Detroit)
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 Motowns self-imposed financial hemorrhaging.
The Democratic Party that has controlled Detroit for decades is obviously opposed to Gov. Synders 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. Synders approach. Their leadership basically said the same thing as Lon Johnson.
Im siding with Lon Johnson and Organized Labor. Let local government solve Detroits problems. Government always works best at the local level.
Motowns citizens duly elected their citys 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 citys own financial hemorrhaging.
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While I fully support Motowns elected representatives decision to solve their own problems, what we must not support is Detroits leadership to continue begging, tattered hat in hand, for a financial bailout from the state or federal government.
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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?
Willing, maybe, capable, probably not.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
“If the state steps in, then everyone can immediately blame the white conservative Republican males for the failure.”
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.
Who cares, the rest of us in Michigan are hoping to sell everything in the greater Detroit area to Canada. Problem solved.
I don’t think you could convince Windsor to take it....
This is how it ends up when government morphs into Organized Crime. The Mafia can no longer compete.
LOL Probably right, who wants it?
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.
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...