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  • Motown's Woodward Dream Cruise: The Legend Continues

    08/17/2019 6:17:17 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 10 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 8-17-19 | MOTUS
    The third Saturday of August marks the world’s largest celebration of car culture in Metro Detroit and today marks the 25th anniversary of that celebration, the Woodward Dream Cruise. They share the date with Cajun and Mr. Cajun who are celebrating their 53rd anniversary today, so celebrations are in order! The Dream Cruise was started by Nelson House in 1995 and a group of volunteers who wanted to recreate a bit of nostalgic fun associated with the 50s and 60s, “when youth, music and Motor City steel roamed Woodward Avenue, America’s first highway.” Bob Seger, in case you didn’t recognize...
  • Detroit Runners Join Together to Create the Run Club Their Community Was Missing

    08/13/2019 3:19:18 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 3 replies
    Runner's World ^ | August 12, 2019 | Andrew Dawson
    For four years, Joe Robinson and Lance Woods ran the streets of Detroit. Robinson took the east side where he resided, and Woods had the west side. But they never ran together. They didn’t know each other. Though both lifelong Detroiters, their paths never crossed. Not in running, and not in their careers. Woods worked in youth development in the local school system while Robinson operated as a young, hip hip entrepreneur with his company APX Management, which works with up-and-coming rappers in the city. Yet both had a similar vision for their home and the African-American community: a running...
  • Fiat Chrysler deal gives Detroit residents 1st crack at jobs

    08/11/2019 9:32:35 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August 11, 2019 | Corey Williams
    Marie Davis wants better medical insurance coverage. Jimmie Pleasant has been out of work for six months. Both are among the thousands of people who are looking for jobs with Fiat Chrysler under a city program that gives Detroit’s residents first crack at the application process. It’s part of a $108 million land development deal between an automaker that’s building a massive new plant and a city where the unemployment rate is more than twice the national average. Detroit officials hope the deal with Fiat Chrysler will mean residents have a better shot at good-paying jobs with the automaker, although...
  • SHOCK FOOTAGE: Pro-Life Leader HANDCUFFED At Presidential Debates

    08/02/2019 6:28:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Created Equal Films ^ | AUG 1, 2019 | Created Equal Films
    SHOCK FOOTAGE: Pro-Life Leader HANDCUFFED At Presidential Debates Created Equal brought the victims of abortion to Detroit, MI for the Presidential Debates. While there we were unlawfully harassed by police officers in the name of safety. Police enforced double standards and did not treat any of the other viewpoints as harshly as they treated the anti-abortion message and those who delivered it. The job of the police is to uphold the rule of law. Created Equal is grateful for many police officers who take up this mantle with integrity, but in this case they acted out unlawfully on more than...
  • Warren, Bullock spar over 'no first use' nuclear policy [at debate]

    08/01/2019 12:02:07 AM PDT · by BTerclinger · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/30/19 | REBECCA KHEEL
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) sparred Tuesday night over her proposed “no first use” policy on nuclear weapons during the Democratic debate. In defending the proposed policy, Warren argued for diplomatic and economic solutions to conflict, saying “we should not be asking our military to take on jobs that do not have a military solution.” But Bullock opposed that proposal, saying, “I don’t want to turn around and say, ‘Well, Detroit has to be gone before we would ever use that.’” Warren is the lead sponsor of the Senate version of a bill that would...
  • The Democrats Heartache To Come

    07/31/2019 6:40:26 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 7-31-19 | MOTUS
    Detroit’s Fox Theater was built for movies, not vaudeville, but was used for the latter last night when ten of the 20-ish Democratic candidates assembled to out-socialist each other.I didn’t watch the debate but from what I’ve heard of the recap it sounds like one of them spent her time making a passionate case for reparations, citing the 40 acres and a mule motif. Don’t worry, we’ve got thisThe rest of the Dem hopefuls seem to have concluded that Obamacare is the worst atrocity foisted on the American people since fluoride - and NOW they want to fix it.  Humph,...
  • Marianne Williamson Dominates Google Searches in 49 States After Democrat Debate

    07/30/2019 10:24:42 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 30 Jul 2019 | KRISTINA WONG
    Self-help author Marianne Williamson was the most searched Democrat candidate during the second Democrat debate on Tuesday, according to Google Trends. Williamson beat out top candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Williamson was also the top-searched candidate in 49 of 50 states, excluding Montana, where its governor, Steve Bullock, ranked higher. Williamson captivated viewers with her meandering and unconventional responses and phrases such as “dark psychic force” and “emotional turbulence.” At the last debate, she won attention for saying her plan to defeat President Trump was to “harness love.” She won some of...
  • This Lawsuit Over ‘Sex’ and ‘Gender Identity’ Will Have Sweeping Implications

    07/30/2019 11:18:42 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 47 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 7/26/19 | John Bursch
    “I felt like I had been punched in the stomach. I was just gasping for air.” That’s how Nancy Rost recalls the moments after her husband, Tom, walked through the door of their home six years ago this month. In his hand, Tom held a letter from a longtime employee. On his face, the easy confidence Nancy had seen from Tom every day since they met each other as children was missing, replaced by a palpable sense of anxiety. Immediately, Tom and Nancy knew that the contents of the letter had the potential to devastate R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral...
  • VIDEO: Rashida Tlaib Refuses to Answer Questions About Baltimore

    07/30/2019 7:47:40 PM PDT · by bitt · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/30/2019 | joel pollak
    DETROIT, Michigan — Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) refused to answer questions about conditions in Baltimore, despite the fact that Democrats have rallied around the city to oppose President Donald Trump’s criticisms. Tlaib was addressing reporters at a protest near the venue for the second Democratic debate, which is being hosted by CNN at the Fox Theatre in downtown Detroit on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. The theatre is within the boundaries of Rep. Tlaib’s 13th congressional district. Tlaib was participating in a “tax the rich” protest, complete with an inflatable chicken with a Trump hairstyle. Tlaib has been vocal in her...
  • As Democrats descend on Detroit for presidential debate, black voters offer a warning

    07/29/2019 6:04:23 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 31 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 28, 2019 | Bill Ruthhart
    Sitting on the crumbling porch of a small, boarded-up house where Malcolm X once lived, community activist Aaron Sims recalls Inkster as the place where African American workers on Henry Ford’s assembly line settled because they weren’t welcome in the nearby factory town of Dearborn. Sims describes several years of fighting to save the dilapidated home where the civil rights leader lived during part of his formative years, shares his hopes of turning the modest property into a museum for his small, struggling suburb and talks proudly of twice casting his ballot for Barack Obama, the nation’s first black president.
  • Baltimore On Most Rat-Infested Cities List Again: Orkin [2018]

    07/28/2019 2:00:59 PM PDT · by Vendome · 13 replies
    Patch.com ^ | Oct 16, 2018 | Deb Belt
    BALTIMORE, MD – Charm City is once again among America's "Rattiest Cities," according to a new report from pest control company Orkin, although it has shown progress in each of the past two years. Baltimore comes in at No. 9 on the company's 2018 rankings released Monday.This is the fourth year that Orkin has compiled the rankings, which are based on the number of rodent treatments the company performed from Sept. 15, 2017 to Sept. 15, 2018. It includes both residential and commercial treatments.Baltimore dropped one slot from last year, when it was ranked eighth; two years ago it was...
  • Trump Can Fix The Inner Cities With This One Act

    07/28/2019 7:40:32 AM PDT · by Uncle Sham · 52 replies
    self ^ | 07-28-2019 | Uncle Sham
    Major cities run by Democrat policies for the past forty or so years all have one thing in common, a decaying inner core where buildings are rotting, property values are tanking and jobs are non-existent. President Trump has put the spotlight recently on Baltimore and it appears to be making headway out in the rest of the country that yes, there is a problem, one that has been long standing yet virtually ignored. How do you reverse this trend? Sinking more and more government led solutions hasn't done the trick. Perhaps it's time to let private enterprise take a shot...
  • Team Biden fires back: 'You can't let people say bullshit and not respond to it'

    07/26/2019 6:58:33 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/26/19 | Jonathan Easley and Amie Parnes
    Joe Biden is ready to scrap. The former vice president is firing back at his rivals and vowing to be more aggressive at the second presidential debates after weeks of sustained attacks against his civil rights record left his supporters frustrated and worried about his passive approach. The tipping point, according to allies and campaign strategists, came on Wednesday at a NAACP presidential candidate forum, where Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) accused Biden of being the “architect of mass incarceration” for supporting a 1994 crime bill. “You can't be called the architect of mass incarceration and remain quiet,” a Biden ally...
  • Video shows [white] Berkley man beaten to death after car crash on Detroit's [ed] [tr]

    07/24/2019 7:55:57 AM PDT · by C19fan · 62 replies
    FOX 2 News Detroit ^ | July 22, 2019 | Staff
    A 24-year-old man from Berkley was brutally beaten to death after a seemingly minor car crash on Detroit's west side early Monday morning. The crash and beating were caught on surveillance video from a nearby gas station. Tyler Wingate is remembered for his contagious smile, good spirit, and loving character. His friends said that he was known for - before his life was violently taken early Monday morning.
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds…

    07/24/2019 5:48:47 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 11 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 7-24-19 | MOTUS
    Behold the madness of crowds - as if you could avoid it if you wanted to: Dateline Berkeley: – Natural gas outlawed for all new construction. I’m assuming these do-gooders think they’re saving the environment. By taking one of the cheapest and cleanest burning fuels off the market.Note the “Off Fossil Fuels” power couple in the backI guess they’re going to generate all that additional electricity load with wind and solar, as we know they won’t be allowed to use nuclear, coal or natural gas. Then, when they run out of electricity the overlords can demand a takeover of the...
  • NAACP Convention Votes Unanimously to Support Impeaching Trump

    07/23/2019 10:58:35 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 65 replies
    Mediaite ^ | July 23, 2019 | Caleb Howe
    The NAACP Convention, taking place this week in Detroit, voted unanimously on Tuesday for a resolution supporting the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
  • ALICE COOPER To Release 'Breadcrumbs' EP In September (20,000 vinyl copies!)

    07/21/2019 6:01:37 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 67 replies
    Blabbermouth ^ | July 21, 2019 | n/a
    Alice Cooper will release a six-song EP, "Breadcrumbs", on September 13 via earMUSIC. Described as a "tribute to the garage rock heroes from his hometown Detroit city," the EP includes covers of MC5's "Sister Anne", Suzi Quatro's "Your Mamma Won't Like Me" and MITCH RYDER AND THE DETROIT WHEELS' "Devil With A Blue Dress". Joining Cooper on the recordings are MC5's Wayne Kramer, jazz singer Paul Randolph, former GRAND FUNK RAILROAD member Mark Farner, ex-DETROIT WHEELS drummer Johnny "Bee" Badanjek and Mick Collins. "Breadcrumbs" will be made available digitally as well as on 20,000 numbered 10-inch vinyl copies.
  • [Catholic Caucus] More Than 50 Altar Boys Vouch for Traditional Detroit Priest

    07/20/2019 5:13:31 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    Church Militant ^ | July 20, 2019 | Christine Niles
    h1 class="red-title-large">[Catholic Caucus] More Than 50 Altar Boys Vouch for Traditional Detroit Priest Signed letters testify to Fr. Perrone's moral integrity DETROIT (ChurchMilitant.com) - More than 50 altar servers are vouching for the moral integrity of Detroit's Fr. Eduard Perrone, placed on leave after a single 40-year-old allegation of abuse arising from a "repressed memory."Traditional Latin Mass offered by Fr. Perrone at Assumption Grotto in Detroit The longtime priest, known for his orthodoxy and promotion of traditional liturgy, as well as his attempts to expose the homosexual priestly network in Detroit, was placed on leave July 5 by the archdiocese...
  • Rashida Tlaib’s own father throws her under the bus, says “she lied big time to get elected”

    07/19/2019 12:29:21 PM PDT · by robowombat · 52 replies
    BARENAKEDISLAM ^ | JULY 19, 2019
    RADICAL CONGRESSMUSLIM from Michigan, Rashida Tlaib’s own father throws her under the bus, says “she lied big time to get elected” JULY 19, 2019 BY BARENAKEDISLAM Muslim Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s father found himself in a difficult spot to do the right thing. Harbi Elabed, who worked for the Ford Motor Company in Detroit, does not share his daughter’s radicalized leftist agenda. “She lied big time to get elected,” said the 61-year-old. MadWorldNews Rashida Tlaib started her political career in 2008 as a Michigan State Representative taking over the seat of Steve Tobocman, who she was working for at the time...
  • AG questions why priests released after charges

    07/09/2019 12:59:48 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 3 replies
    WoodTV ^ | Monday, July 8, 2019 | Ken Kolker
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — As state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Monday that her office had charged a sixth Michigan priest with sexual assault, she questioned why some already have been released from custody. "I will say that we're seeing a pattern of personal bonds being granted in very serious cases where it has not been my experience that I've seen personal bonds on those kinds of cases," Nessel told Target 8. "I hope that people aren't getting special consideration just because they happened to have been or currently are members of the clergy," she added. On Monday, police...