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Detroit: Democrat Liberlism on dislay

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    Detroit: Democrat Liberlism on dislay

    1960, Detroit had the highest per capita income in the USA, was the 4th largest population wise and the richest city in America.

    1957, the last Republican mayor of Detroit elected.

    1970, the last Republican city council member of Detroit elected.

    1972, Democrat ( liberal leftist) and first black mayor Coleman Young elected mayor of Detroit.

    1967, race riots city wide in Detroit city blocks were burned to the ground, the white flight from detroit begins, white families flee Detroit so quickly they are moving into houses in the suburbs that weren't even completely built.

    1972-2013:

    Total Democrat-liberal domination of Detroit politics for the next 40 years, Detroit was the first city in the world to tie health benefits to employment.

    High taxes principally high property taxes to pay for pensions for public employee unions led to an exodus of both residents and companies out of Detroit.

    2013, Detroit is left primarily with gambling casinos to provide tax income. Detroit population now at around 700,000. You can pick up a home anywhere in detroit for 500 bucks if you don't mind the roaming packs of wild feral dogs that inhabit the city.

    This is what liberalism the Democrats and the unions have planned for a city near you.

    There are 100 cities in America currently that are not too far off, I live close to one, all the same symptoms of detroit are running it right into the ground.

     

     

     

     
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    Re: Detroit: Democrat Liberlism on dislay

    how is that new tax payer funded hockey arena doing

     
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    Re: Detroit: Democrat Liberlism on dislay

    In response to Sistersledge's comment:

    how is that new tax payer funded hockey arena doing




    Typical Democrat politics, spend what you don't have. Tax worry later.

    After Bankruptsy proceedings municipal (union) retirees are expected to collect about 10 percent of their pensions.

    There is simply no money, cannot spend what you do not have.

     
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    Re: Detroit: Democrat Liberlism on dislay

    Update:

    Republican Governors who fought the good fight against corrupt public unions were re-elected in Michigan and Wisconsin, and even in deep blue Illinois, voters had enough of crooked Dem union coddling and elected a reform Republican. 

    In recent years Republican governors in the Midwest have taken on organized labor repeatedly. Scott Walker of Wisconsin weakened public-sector unions in the same state that, in 1959, became the first to pass a collective bargaining law for public workers. Michigan’s Rick Snyder signed a “right-to-work” law prohibiting union shops in the state known as the home of America’s automobile industry.

    Bruce Rauner, Illinois’ new governor, might have the most ambitious plan of all. His gambit for curbing the power of government employee unions in Illinois, if successful, would also reduce their influence nationwide.

     

     

    "For our ideas to matter, we have to win because, if we don't win, we don't govern. And if we don't govern, all we do is shout into the wind." -Chris Christie

     

     
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