Detroit, Poster Child for Obama’s America

In the midst of the national paroxysm of idiocy that is the Trayvon Martin story, did anyone else happen to notice that the city of Detroit declared bankruptcy today? Yep, that’s right, the progressive model city for dozens of interventions schemed up as part of the War on Poverty over decades, nay, generations, has up and died.

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Actually, technically, it has been dead for awhile. But with today’s filing, the largest municipal bankruptcy in the history of the United States can no longer be hidden from view. Early indications are that some creditors will be lucky to see ten cents on the dollar, while city pension obligations are looking like they will net out at less than that. Oops. Gee, wonder where all those billions of dollars went…

But wait, I hear you say. Didn’t the great and powerful Obama, just this last October, report that he had saved the city? I can clearly remember him saying “I refused to let Detroit go bankrupt.” What he meant was, “I refuse to let Detroit go bankrupt before my re-election.” What happens next will be a bailout of the city’s pension programs by the Pension Benefits Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) (translation: your tax dollars) for breathtakingly large sums of money that Ben Bernanke hasn’t even printed yet.Detroit-Defaults

At some point, one likes to believe, even the cognitively impaired will finally pick their heads up and say, “hey, how did that get so profoundly fucked up, when the federal government has been pouring vast sums of money into an alphabet soup of welfare agencies in that city for generations, and there hasn’t been a conservative political leader within a hundred miles of the place since Kennedy was President?”Detroit

No, that is too much to hope for. America has finally descended to the bottom of the ladder of enlightened self-government, and, like hell, it is hot down here. So cast your gaze upon these last vistas of the city of Detroit, as it will never look better than this in your lifetime, and your hometown is next.

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Tallulah
Tallulah

Yep, and the Resident has already told them to Drop Dead.

So much for racial solidarity. If that’s what they were counting on, they’re screwed.

Jaybear, Colonel of Imperial Ancient Artillery
Jaybear, Colonel of Imperial Ancient Artillery

I was in Detroit in 1985 for a wedding, and the Renaissance Center….the so-called crown jewel of Detroit revitalization was practically deserted. The place was a dying city back then. but don’t worry, the good citizens of that city and other urban blights will keep electing the democRats……or should I call them their massahs? (gosh, was that racist??? )

LC Sir Clambake, Imperial Black Ops Technician, K.o.E.
LC Sir Clambake, Imperial Black Ops Technician, K.o.E.

ROFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LC Xystus
LC Xystus

…and your hometown is next.

Non sequitur.

Erbo
Erbo

Let Detroit sink. And let ’em take the Red Wings with them.

angrywebmaster
angrywebmaster

So, when does the construction of Omni City begin?
:em03:

VAconservative
VAconservative

Erbo @ #:
This Flyer fan thinks it is too bad they can’t take the Habs with them.

LC Light29ID - The Imperial Asshole
LC Light29ID - The Imperial Asshole

There won’t be a fed bailout of Shitroit. The good people of of the South, Midwest and intermountain West (read the producers of wealth) will more shoot more holes in it than the 7th Calvary at the Little Big Horn. The PBGC? When Congress gets handed the bill, and after snoting their martinis through their collective noses, will deny ANY… Read more »

bruce
bruce

I was sent to detoilet for the riots of 1967 with the 82nd we ended the riots with a few well placed bursts .50 caliber machine gun fire.at the time I thought this is the end of Motown however it took longer than I expected, thank you coleman young. the only way Detroit can pay it’s bills is sell it’s… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

IF Obama had a CITY, it would look like DETROIT

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

bruce says:

the only way Detroit can pay it’s bills is sell it’s negroes for $10.00 a head.

Why overpay???/

:em05:

LC hilljohnny
LC hilljohnny

I wonder if the bond holders could incorporate and take over the city, kick out the government and sell the city property to recoup their losses ?

LC Roguetek
LC Roguetek

I’m noticing a recent slide into racism here. Kinda tacky. The hood rats in Detroit are disgusting because they’re hood rats, not because they’re black. We’re better than this…

Well, -I- am better than this, I don’t know about the rest of you people.

Azygos
Azygos

The citizens of Detoilet got exactly what they voted for.

Rogue,
We’re not racist we just strongly dislike any type of scum and Detoilet is overflowing with it.

LC Roguetek
LC Roguetek

Library Czar says: The citizens of Detoilet got exactly what they voted for. Rogue, We’re not racist we just strongly dislike any type of scum and Detoilet is overflowing with it. I”m sorry, comments about ‘selling negroes for 10$ a head’ isn’t racist? WTF, seriously? Not to mention some of the previous shit from previous posts. Not. Ok. Yes, most… Read more »

LC TerribleTroy
LC TerribleTroy

I wonder what the going rate for a cop in Detroit is??

LC Roguetek
LC Roguetek

’bout tree fiddy.

sorry, couldn’t resist. (this is not to imply that chicago cops are any more corrupt than any other batch of cops, other than for comedic value. )

LC_Salgak
LC_Salgak

Who says politics doesn’t deliver ??

They told me that if I voted for Romney, Detroit would go bankrupt.

I did, and it did. See ?? Politics CAN deliver on promises. . . . :em07:

VonZorch Imperial Researcher
VonZorch Imperial Researcher

LC Roguetek says:

I’m noticing a recent slide into racism here. Kinda tacky. The hood rats in Detroit are disgusting because they’re hood rats, not because they’re black. We’re better than this…

Well, -I- am better than this, I don’t know about the rest of you people.

Complete agreement Bro.
As for Detoilet, torch it and have a cookout in the ashes.

Emperor Misha I
Emperor Misha I

LC Roguetek says: I”m sorry, comments about ‘selling negroes for 10$ a head’ isn’t racist? WTF, seriously? Not to mention some of the previous shit from previous posts. Not. Ok. Yes, most of the ‘scum’ in question are black. this is true, and I do not deny it. They are scum, because they act like scum. They are -not- scum,… Read more »

Emperor Misha I
Emperor Misha I

LC Roguetek says:

I’m noticing a recent slide into racism here. Kinda tacky. The hood rats in Detroit are disgusting because they’re hood rats, not because they’re black. We’re better than this…

And yes, that exactly hits the nail on the head!

Jaybear, Colonel of Imperial Ancient Artillery
Jaybear, Colonel of Imperial Ancient Artillery

LC Roguetek says: I”m sorry, comments about ‘selling negroes for 10$ a head’ isn’t racist? WTF, seriously? Not to mention some of the previous shit from previous posts. Not. Ok. Yes, most of the ‘scum’ in question are black. this is true, and I do not deny it. They are scum, because they act like scum. They are -not- scum,… Read more »

Fa Cube Itches
Fa Cube Itches

LC_Salgak @ #:

Who says politics doesn’t deliver ??

They told me that if I voted for Romney, Detroit would go bankrupt.

I did, and it did. See ?? Politics CAN deliver on promises. . . .

What one politician giveth, another taketh away – a Michigan judge just ordered the BK petition to be withdrawn.

Huzzah!

LC TerribleTroy
LC TerribleTroy

I hereby and publicly denounce myself as a racist!

I watch NASCAR, Sprint, Motocross, BMX, etc. etc. If it involves two groups competing over time and distance Im IN!

The question is….can you forgive me? Can I forgive myself? I’ve struggled with this problem for years…it all started with the 50 yr dash……………….

Fa Cube Itches
Fa Cube Itches

LC Roguetek @ #: I”m sorry, comments about ‘selling negroes for 10$ a head’ isn’t racist? WTF, seriously? No, it isn’t racist; at most, it’s bigoted. There’s a difference. The PC crowd is trying to change the definition of the word “racist/racism” (a belief that there are inherent differences between racial groups with collective characteristics and that one of those… Read more »

Fa Cube Itches
Fa Cube Itches

LC TerribleTroy @ #:

The question is….can you forgive me? Can I forgive myself?

Good news! You needn’t trouble yourself any more – Chris Matthews has apologized on your behalf.

Thought I’d leave this here, in case anyone hasn’t seen it yet. Steven Crowder’s Pure Detroit. My favorite line: “Where the citizens greet you with a warm hello and toothless meth-grins.”

LC TerribleTroy
LC TerribleTroy

Fa Cube Itches @ #:

Oh. Chris took care of it? Well cool. Does this mean we dont have to worry bout those reparations anymore?

Fa Cube Itches
Fa Cube Itches

LC TerribleTroy @ #: Does this mean we dont have to worry bout those reparations anymore? I don’t know about reparations, I’m just pretty sure that I don’t owe them to anyone. I’m of Irish extraction. Remember, in the Old West documentary Blazing Saddles, according to Olson Johsnon, the good denizens of the Town of Rock Ridge were willing to… Read more »

LC Roguetek
LC Roguetek

Fa Cube Itches says: LC Roguetek @ #: I”m sorry, comments about ‘selling negroes for 10$ a head’ isn’t racist? WTF, seriously? No, it isn’t racist; at most, it’s bigoted. There’s a difference. The PC crowd is trying to change the definition of the word “racist/racism” (a belief that there are inherent differences between racial groups with collective characteristics and… Read more »

LC Roguetek
LC Roguetek

Jaybear, Colonel of Imperial Ancient Artillery @ #:

It’s all good. I get hot and heavy in the heat of the debate, but it’s not personal.

Fa Cube Itches
Fa Cube Itches

LC Roguetek @ #: That’s like trying to argue that you didn’t shoot that man, he was standing in front of the bullet you fired. No, it’s the language. Words have meanings. In the example you gave, “‘selling negroes for 10$ a head’,” the term “racist” flat out does not apply. It’s no more accurate than someone saying “If the… Read more »

Jaybear, Colonel of Imperial Ancient Artillery
Jaybear, Colonel of Imperial Ancient Artillery

LC Roguetek says: It’s all good. I get hot and heavy in the heat of the debate, but it’s not personal. roger that, if you can’t argue with your friends who in the hell can you argue with???? I see where our white/african-american president went public with his feeeeeewings about the trayvon thing. Here is a mixed race man, who… Read more »

LC IB CiSSnarl5.7 Imperial Foreign War Correspondent
LC IB CiSSnarl5.7 Imperial Foreign War Correspondent

And here is EXACTLY the mentality that got Detroit where it is: Judge ruled the city’s historic bankruptcy filing violates the state’s constitution and must be withdrawn. I have some very serious concerns because there was this rush to bankruptcy court that didn’t have to occur and shouldn’t have occurred,” Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said Friday Aquilina said Michigan’s constitution prohibits… Read more »

LC Roguetek
LC Roguetek

Fa Cube Itches @ #:

Split any good hairs lately? I mean, other than the ones you just did.

Fa Cube Itches
Fa Cube Itches

LC Roguetek @ #: Split any good hairs lately? I mean, other than the ones you just did. English – do you comprehend it or just not the part about words having distinct meanings? Under the guise of PC, people are trying to change the meaning of “racist/racism” to basically mean at best, any uncomplimentary phrase that touches upon race,… Read more »

LCBren
LCBren

Bruce: theres a line, mate. Please stay on the other side of it.

I’m a conservative and I’d whack you upside the head for that comment.

Not funny.

bruce
bruce

that was in bad taste because the price is to high.as for hitting me you would end up like trayvon. :em07:

The Lone Haranguer
The Lone Haranguer

Somebody is supposed to have “tweeted”:

If Obama had a city, it would look like Detroit.

Very apt.

bruce
bruce

it was negroes who fucked up Detroit starting with coleman young whose racist policies drove out all of the white taxpayers that and the criminal behavior of most of the negroes bankrupted Detroit. but there are plenty of other black run cities going belly up because of negro racism.no all negroes are not bad only about 80% are and they… Read more »

angrywebmaster
angrywebmaster

bruce @ #:
Hi, This is the cleaners. Your white sheets and pointed hat are ready for pickup.
:em07:

Are you so cognitively impaired that you spew your typical right wing un grounded, racist garbage about blaming Obama for anything and everything while still mentioning in the same god damn article it’s taken generations for Detroit to reach this point?

Hey Jackoff Weekly Address: One Million Jobs Saved and a Stronger American Auto Industry (White House Youtube page) GM Proves Obama Saved Detroit, But Voters Hate Bailouts (The Daily Beast) Obama: I “Refused to Let Detroit Go Bankrupt” (CBS News) Obama’s Own “Let Detroit Go Bankrupt” Destroys Foundation of Campaign (Forbes) Suck on that fuckstick. There’s this new thing called… Read more »

LC LOBO
LC LOBO

jack growls and barks:

Shouldn’t that be mewls and whines ??

And to the whole “racist/racism” thing popping up on here, :em04:

google “Dawson Springs Kentucky” and “KKK”. I’ve seen the real face of hate. You are just a bunch of wankers.

Darth Venomous
Darth Venomous

Shouldn’t that be mewls and whines ??

And the sniveling. Don’t forget the sniveling.

FrankOK
FrankOK

Calling “Racist” – disliking a particular group due to their “tint” – is rather simplistic. What we have is a group that, because of the agitators they listen to, act as a cohesive force rather than a herd of cats. Sharpton, Jackson, Obama, Moochelle, and a host of other race baiters have fine-tuned their bullshit into an art of controlling… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

jack says: Are you so cognitively impaired that you spew your typical right wing un grounded, racist garbage about blaming Obama for anything and everything while still mentioning in the same god damn article it’s taken generations for Detroit to reach this point? Jack….who has been in control of Detoilet since 1961?? (52 years) Yep your beloved Demoscum party. Credit… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

A Message to Trayvon Martin Sympathizers http://www.huffingtonpost.com/romany-malco/a-message-to-trayvon-mart_b_3612231.html I haven’t touched on the Trayvon Martin issue because race matters in this country are the paralysis of the American people. To constructively discuss Trayvon would require empathy, introspection and an understanding of America’s social and economic history. This is why the open forums we have seen thus far seem to fuel more… Read more »

Imperial Grammar Hun, G.L.O.R
Imperial Grammar Hun, G.L.O.R

Oooo…a new chew toy?

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

OK, Who hurt jacks wittle fweelings and chased him away before the pack could truly knaw on him?

Darth Venomous
Darth Venomous

Don’t look at me. I was gonna let y’all shred ‘im awhile. :em01:

bruce
bruce

ok boys put you life where your big mouth is go take a walk in any black neighbor hood let me know how you make out with your none racist blacks.then we will see if I am a racist for telling the truth.the $10 remark was a joke because no one would give you any thing for a travon or… Read more »

bruce
bruce

now who is threating zimmermans life ?