Ten cities with highest poverty rate have one thing in common.
- 2008/09/10 19:57:39
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What do the top ten cities with the highest poverty rate all have in common?
#1. Detroit, MI: hasn't elected a Repuclican mayor since 1961;
#2. Buffalo, NY: hasn't elected one since 1954;
#3. Cincinnati, OH: . . . since 1984;
#4. Cleveland, OH: . . . since 1989;
#5. Miami, FL: has never had a Republican mayor;
#6. St. Louis, MO: . . . since 1949;
#7. El Paso, TX: nas never had a Republican mayor;
#8. Milwaukee, WI: . . . since 1908;
#9. Philadelphia, PA: . . .since 1952;
#10. Newark, NJ: . . . since 1907.
Einstein once said: "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.:
Yet the disadvantaged habitually elect Democrats - yet remain
Edit: We could add a state to the list of cities that are stuck on stupid: California. Through the 80s and 90s the State of California had relatively good government, with two Republican governors servings eight years each - Pete Wilson and George Deukmajian - even though the Democrats had growing majorities in the legislature.
Then Gray Davis, Democrat, was elected, and with a Democratic governor and democratic legislature, spending got out of control, the state was/is perpetually on verge of bankruptcy, and Gray Davis was recalled, midway into his second term.
That gave California a nominally Republican governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Unfortunately for the citizens of California, the teachers' and other government employee unions mounted an anti-Arnold TV campaign, shortly after he took office, with commercials airing nightly for six or eight months calling Arnold a liar, accusing him of destroying the school system, etc, et al.
After the government employee unions had spent between $60 and $70 million on their anti-Arnold campaign, Arnold caved, even the Terminator couldn't hold up to the left-wing onslaught. Now California is facing a $40 billion shortfall, and the left-wingers are raising taxes and fees on everything in sight. They will end up driving more businesses out of California, as Gray Davis did, and dig themselves into an even deeper hole.
On a much, much larger scale than the cities mentioned above, California Democrats are "stuck on stupid."
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