What has happened to Detroit?
- 2010/02/17 15:00:03
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I recieved this morning and thought it was very interesting and show just how far to the left the Democrats have come, to the destruction of our nation. What do you think?
This should be compulsory reading for ALL decent, law abiding
citizens left in this
once proud country. ATLAS
By Frosty Wooldridge
I watched it descend into the abyss of crime, debauchery,
gun play, drugs,school truancy, car-jacking, gangs and human depravity. I watched
entire city blocks burned out. I watched graffiti explode on buildings,
cars, trucks, buses and school yards. Trash everywhere!
Detroiters walked through it, tossed more into it and ignored it. Tens
of thousands and then, hundreds of thousands today exist on federal
welfare, free housing and food stamps! With Aid to Dependent Children,
minority women birthed eight to 10 and in one case, one woman birthed 24 kids
as reported by the Detroit Free Press-all on American taxpayer
A new child meant a new car payment, new TV and whatever mom
wanted. I saw Lyndon Baines Johnson's "Great Society" flourish in Detroit.
If you give money for doing nothing, you will get more hands out
taking money for doing nothing.
Mayor Coleman Young, perhaps the
most corrupt mayor in America, outside of
Richard Daley in Chicago,
rode Detroit down to its knees. He set the
benchmark for cronyism,
incompetence and arrogance.
As a black man, he said, "I am the MFIC." The IC meant 'in charge'.
You can figure out the rest. Detroit became a majority black city with 67
percent African-Americans. As a United Van Lines truck driver for my
summer job from teaching math and science, I loaded hundreds of American families
into my van for a new life in another city or state.
Detroit plummeted from 1.8 million citizens to 912,000 today. At the same
time, legal and illegal immigrants converged on the city, so much so, that Muslims
number over 300,000. Mexicans number 400,000 throughout Michigan but most work in Detroit. As the whites moved out, the Muslims moved in.
As the crimes became more violent, the whites fled.
Finally, unlawful Mexicans moved in at a torrid pace. Detroit suffers so much shoplifting
that grocery stores no longer operate in many inner city locations. You could cut the racial tension in the air with a knife!
Detroit may be one our best examples of multiculturalism: pure dislike and
total separation from America. Today, you hear Muslim calls to
worship over the city like a new American Baghdad with
hundreds of Islamic mosques
in Michigan, paid for by Saudi Arabia oil money. High school flunk out
rates reached 76 percent last June, according to NBC's Brian Williams. Classrooms resemble more foreign countries than America. English? Few speak it! The city
features a 50 percent illiteracy rate and growing. Unemployment hit 28.9
percent in 2009 as the auto industry vacated the city. In this week's
Time Magazine October 4, 2009, "The Tragedy of Detroit: How a great city fell
and how it can rise
again," I choked on the writer's description of what
happened. "If Detroit had been savaged by a hurricane and submerged by a
ravenous flood, we'd know a lot more about it," said Daniel Okrent. "If drought and
carelessness had spread brush fires across the city, we'd see it on
the evening news every night. Earthquake, tornadoes, you name it -
if natural disaster had devastated the city that was once the living
proof of American prosperity, the rest of the country might take
But Detroit , once our fourth largest city, now 11th and
slipping rapidly, has had no such luck. Its disaster has long been
a slow unwinding that seemed to remove it from the rest of the country.
Even the death rattle that in the past year
emanated from its signature industry brought more attention
to the auto executives than to the people of the city, who had for
so long been victimized by their
As Coleman Young's corruption
brought the city to its knees, no amount of
federal dollars could save the incredible payoffs, kick backs
and illegality permeating his administration. I witnessed
the city's death from the seat of my 18-wheeler tractor
trailer because I moved people out of every sector of decaying Detroit
"By any quantifiable standard, the city is on life support.
Detroit 's treasury is $300 million short of the funds needed to
provide the barest municipal services," Okrent said. "The school system,
which six years ago was compelled by the teachers' union to reject
a philanthropist's offer of $200 million to build 15 small, independent charter high schools, is in receivership. The murder rate is soaring, and 7 out of 10 remain unsolved.
Three years after Katrina devastated New Orleans , unemployment in
that city hit a peak of 11%. In Detroit , the unemployment rate is 28.9%.
That's worth spelling out: twenty-eight point nine percent." At the end of
Okrent's report, and he will write a dozen more about Detroit , he
said, "That's because the story of Detroit is not simply one of a great city's colllapse. It's also about the erosion of the industries that helped build the country we know today. The ultimate fate of Detroit will reveal much about the character of America in the 21st century. If
what was once the most prosperous manufacturing city in the nation
has been brought to its knees, what does that say about our recent
past? And if it can't find a way to get up, what does that say about our
Gallon", the auto industry won't come back. Immigration will keep
pouring more and more uneducated third world immigrants from the
Middle East into Detroit - thus creating a beachhead for Islamic hegemony in America. If
50 percent illiteracy continues, we will see more homegrown terrorists spawned out of
the Muslim ghettos of Detroit. Illiteracy plus Islam equals walking human
You have already seen it in Madrid, Spain, London and
Paris with train bombingsings, subway bombings and riots. As their
numbers grow, so will their power to enact their barbaric Sharia Law
that negates republican forms of government, first amendment
rights and subjugates women to the lowest rungs
on the human ladder. We will see more honor killings by upset
husbands, fathers and brothers that demand subjugation by
their daughters, sisters and wives. Muslims prefer
beheadings of women to scare the hell out of any other members of their sect from
straying. Multiculturalism: what a perfect method to kill our
language, culture, country and way of life.
I PRAY EVERYONE THAT READS THIS REALIZES THAT
IF WE DONT ALL STAND UP
AND SCREAM (!!!!) AT WASHINGTON AND
OUR CITY LEADERS THIS IS WHAT AWAITS AMERICA .
IF YOU FOLLOW THE NEWS AT ALL YOU KNOW THIS HAS HAPPENED
ENGLAND AND FRANCE AND SPAIN .
IF YOU THINK THIS IS JUST A BUNCH OF HOOEY
AND YOU FEEL NO DUTY TO
FIGHT FOR THIS COUNTRY, THEN I'M SORRY, I DONT KNOW
WILL TAKE FOR YOU TO STAND AND FIGHT.
Poorest cities all have Democratic mayors
What do the top ten cities with the highest poverty rate all have in
common DEMOCRAT LEADERSHIP!
Detroit, MI (1st on the poverty rate
list) hasn’t elected
a Republican mayor since 1961;
(2nd) hasn’t elected one since 1954;
Cincinnati, OH (3rd)… since
Cleveland, OH (4th)… since 1989;
Miami, FL (5th) has
never had a Republican Mayor;
St. Louis, MO (6th)…. since
El Paso, TX (7th) has never had a Republican
Milwaukee, WI (8th)… since 1908;
(9th)… since 1952
Newark, NJ (10th)… since 1907.
Einstein once said, “The
definition of insanity is doing
the same thing over and over again
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