An unexpected side effect of Detroit’s bankruptcy filing in July – the inability for the city coroner’s office to provide residents with official death certificates. The city was unable to print death certificates for a short time at the end of July, as it no longer had a supply of the special embossed paper required […]
Thomas Menino, the Democratic mayor of Boston says he would blow up Detroit and start over if it was his city.
Sixty-eight years after the atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, that city provides a stark contrast to Detroit, which has suffered under over 50 years of unchecked liberal control.
In 1960, Detroit had the highest per-capita income in the United States. Today, Detroit’s median household income is less than half the nationwide median, the city’s 36 percent poverty rate is triple the national rate, the proportion of children in Detroit living in poverty is 57 percent, more than double the national rate, and roughly […]
Democrats took over control of the city in 1962 and have had their greedy hooks in it ever since. After 51 years of Democratic rule, this is what Detroit looks like today: 40% of the streetlights don’t work 210 of the 317 public parks have been permanently closed Nearly 1/3 of […]
MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry — the same TV commentator who said Americans need to stop raising kids as if they belong to individual families — had an extraordinary explanation for why the city of Detroit sought to declare bankruptcy: not enough government! Is she serious?!