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Enter At Your Own Risk: Police Union Says ‘War-Like’ Detroit Is Unsafe For Visitors
WWJ) ^ | October 6, 2012 10:57 AM

Posted on 10/06/2012 9:42:58 AM PDT by BenLurkin

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1 posted on 10/06/2012 9:43:01 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

Reporting: Kathryn Larson


2 posted on 10/06/2012 9:43:54 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BenLurkin

You want to see into the future under Obama? Simple. Look at Detroit.


3 posted on 10/06/2012 9:45:20 AM PDT by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: BenLurkin

It’s a shame when you have to actually tell someone a city is not safe for visitors...

If you have to tell them, maybe they belong there...


4 posted on 10/06/2012 9:48:02 AM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: BenLurkin

So, the cops need to clean the place up - if they are not too busy chasing each other.


5 posted on 10/06/2012 9:48:27 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: BenLurkin

(shrug)
Just put an electrified barbed-wire fence around the place and airdrop food and ammo every couple of weeks.


6 posted on 10/06/2012 9:49:16 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: BenLurkin

“By denying police officers the appropriate manpower, there’s a manpower crisis right now, there’s 1,000 fewer police officers today than there was 10 years ago, yet the homicide rate is higher. There’s more crime now than before, so if anything you need more officers, not fewer officers,” he said.

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Someone in Detroit did not get the memo....crime is in vogue now. Just ask Eric Holder.....


7 posted on 10/06/2012 9:51:27 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: BenLurkin

and police officers can’t protect you . . end of
8 posted on 10/06/2012 9:53:03 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: BenLurkin
They need to install red light cameras, that’ll keep the city safe.
9 posted on 10/06/2012 9:54:05 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Lancey Howard

“”(shrug)
Just put an electrified barbed-wire fence around the place and airdrop food and ammo every couple of weeks.””””

Fence it off, give it to Canada, eh.


10 posted on 10/06/2012 9:54:47 AM PDT by shelterguy
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To: BenLurkin

They just need to air-lift in some Obama Bath Salts into the city and the folks will clean up the streets themselves...and be well-fed while doing it!


11 posted on 10/06/2012 9:54:55 AM PDT by MarDav
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To: volunbeer
You want to see into the future under Obama? Simple. Look at Detroit.

Yeah, it's called "The Worker's Paradise," the Marxist utopia they want for all of us.

Or, Animal Farm 2.0

12 posted on 10/06/2012 9:55:38 AM PDT by Slyfox
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To: BenLurkin; SunkenCiv; rintense; cripplecreek
I watched an episode of Hard Core Pawn one night and it is really sad that America is one election away from the permanent path to Detroit.
13 posted on 10/06/2012 9:55:47 AM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: Navy Patriot

bttt

And while Detroit burns.. Muslims slowly move in....


14 posted on 10/06/2012 9:56:02 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: BenLurkin

Cesspool. I met a rich-chick from Allen Park a long time ago at a national conference in Washington DC. She’s now a huge lib attorney and her father was a big time liberal judge hooked in with Carl Levin. They get what they deserve as far as I’m concerned.

By the way, she beats the stereotype that liberals women are all fugly. Smoking hot.


15 posted on 10/06/2012 9:57:46 AM PDT by NoobRep
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To: Perdogg

Heh. I love that show.

Every now and then a sane person comes in the store.

What’s really interesting is to compare Hardcore Pawn to Pawn Stars. Something is clearly missing from the latter.


16 posted on 10/06/2012 9:58:11 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: BenLurkin

If, only, Detroit really DID have Robocop exist there!


17 posted on 10/06/2012 9:59:25 AM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: BenLurkin

18 posted on 10/06/2012 10:00:23 AM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: BenLurkin

She’s just a small town girl, living in a lonely world
She took the midnight train going anywhere
He’s just a city boy, born and raised in south Detroit


19 posted on 10/06/2012 10:00:45 AM PDT by slickdain (USA now belongs to America ... wait in this line for your taco and unemployment check!)
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To: EagleUSA

Also ask Snoop Diggity Dogg and all of his homies. They should tell you this is a great thing as this is what they have glorified for all of these years. Apparently Romney is the one who didn’t get the memo because he has no hoes...


20 posted on 10/06/2012 10:02:05 AM PDT by gr8eman (Ron Swanson for President!)
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To: BenLurkin
Next thing you here will be a demand to
federalize their police department.

Oh, already happening in Los Angeles

21 posted on 10/06/2012 10:03:58 AM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: ConservativeMan55
And while Detroit burns.. Muslims slowly move in...

The only demographic that can survive in Detroit, is a group which will stick together and kill outside predators without hesitation.

22 posted on 10/06/2012 10:07:38 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Charlie Daniels - Payback Time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWwTJj_nosI)
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To: NoobRep
I met a rich-chick from Allen Park

No such thing as a 'rich-chick' from Allen Park.

23 posted on 10/06/2012 10:08:46 AM PDT by Mountain Bike Vomit Carnage (Have you hugged your garbage man today?)
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To: BenLurkin
Cancer has a tendency to spread. Detroit is not the only spot in our nation where the cancer is entrenched.
24 posted on 10/06/2012 10:08:52 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: volunbeer
"You want to see into the future under Obama? Simple. Look at Detroit.:

Chicago - Obama's hometown is competing with Detroit to be America's worst crime ridden city.

Not enough yet for Obama....He's aching to bring the Gitmo Terrorists here too.

25 posted on 10/06/2012 10:09:26 AM PDT by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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To: Malone LaVeigh; BenLurkin
The one thing that could make Detroit recover would be to end welfare entirely. If you live in Detroit, you would be ineligible for TARP, food stamps, federal disability, nada. If you don't have a job, move out or starve.

Then again, this would cause the barbarian hordes to descend on the surrounding suburbs, so forget that.

26 posted on 10/06/2012 10:11:31 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Charlie Daniels - Payback Time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWwTJj_nosI)
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To: Mountain Bike Vomit Carnage

You mean they’re all rich?


27 posted on 10/06/2012 10:13:43 AM PDT by NoobRep
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To: BenLurkin

It is pretty scary to drive from Canada into Detroit.... Detroit looks like the buttholio of Canada.

Why those people are ok with that I’ll never know.


28 posted on 10/06/2012 10:14:42 AM PDT by mike_9958
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To: PapaBear3625

Yep!!


29 posted on 10/06/2012 10:15:35 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: BenLurkin

The next Robocop movie will not require any special sets.


30 posted on 10/06/2012 10:19:34 AM PDT by exit82 (Pass the word: Obama is a FAILURE!! Democrats are the enemies of freedom!)
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To: mike_9958
It is pretty scary to drive from Canada into Detroit.... Detroit looks like the buttholio of Canada.

Oh even worse, from "Franklin MI" across Telegraph, one block beyond the "Detroit Skate Club" rink into Pontiac and you go from Million Dollar Hacienda's to shear Poverty....

It is sad, it about changing a culture and people's souls because they want to, but it may take a gargantuan volunteer effort from us in the burbs to do it, Fedzilla has failed.....

31 posted on 10/06/2012 10:22:21 AM PDT by taildragger (( Fubarward Obama 2012, think about it :-) ))
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To: BenLurkin

This is what democrats(socialism) does to a city.


32 posted on 10/06/2012 10:24:14 AM PDT by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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“Officers are leaving simply because they can’t afford to stay in Detroit and work 12 hour shifts for what they are getting paid.”

Hmmmm...Isn’t this the city with a mean home price around 13K?


33 posted on 10/06/2012 10:24:43 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
DETROIT (WWJ) – The men and women of the Detroit Police Department believe the city is too dangerous to enter, and they want citizens to know it.

Actually I suspect they want more money. Its a disgusting form of blackmail. Interesting that this message comes with the AL playoffs starting tonight.

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34 posted on 10/06/2012 10:29:39 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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officers are holding the “Enter At Your Own Risk” rally at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in front of Comerica Park

That's not a very good way to try and convince the public that you're over worked.......

Good timing tho considering game 1 starts at 6:07 p.m. Wonder how many of the over worked rally dudes have tickets to the game?

35 posted on 10/06/2012 10:30:27 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Jab him with a harpoon.....)
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To: Hot Tabasco

That’s why I’m calling this blackmail. Nothing more.


36 posted on 10/06/2012 10:34:49 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Hot Tabasco
Now that I think about it. Holding a pro 2nd amendment rally across the street at the same time would have been great.

A big ole banner could have been printed up.

OPEN AND CONCEALED CARRY, MAKING DETROIT SAFER 1 ARMED CITIZEN AT A TIME.

If police won't do their jobs, we will.

37 posted on 10/06/2012 10:41:22 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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Allow Constitutional Carry, institute bounties on violent criminals - problem solved.

Make that problems solved.


38 posted on 10/06/2012 10:43:33 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: cripplecreek
Reminds me of a confederate dressed Yosemite Sam telling the Yankees they will get blasted if they step out of the dugout.
39 posted on 10/06/2012 11:13:50 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: GladesGuru
Allow Constitutional Carry, institute bounties on violent criminals - problem solved.

Adopt new legislation: in any encounter where a CCW shoots someone, if the shot person has ANY violent conviction (and no sealing of juvenile records for this examination), then the burden of proof falls upon the prosecution to show beyond a reasonable doubt that it wasn't self-defense.

And a "Zimmerman" add-on: if the CCW is arrested anyway, then if he is not found guilty, then 100% his legal and bail costs come out of the police and prosecutor's budgets, 50/50.

40 posted on 10/06/2012 11:14:06 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Charlie Daniels - Payback Time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWwTJj_nosI)
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Anyone remember this? I think that this would be an appropriate usage of this hellhole. Image and video hosting by TinyPic
41 posted on 10/06/2012 11:16:00 AM PDT by Arkansas Toothpick
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To: cripplecreek

LOL ... the Oakland A’s are showing up.


42 posted on 10/06/2012 11:19:34 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Arkansas Toothpick
Have trouble remembering if Snake Plissken cut the lights out after Escape from NY, or Escape from LA.
43 posted on 10/06/2012 11:24:12 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: BenLurkin

We can add Flint to that list. The City Police will not even go to certain areas of the city, and they “close” at 5:00pm on weekends!


44 posted on 10/06/2012 11:45:54 AM PDT by exnavy (The time is upon us, fish or cut bait, may God guide your heart.)
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To: BenLurkin
Here's an oldie but goodie on Detoilet...

The City Where the Sirens Never Sleep

45 posted on 10/06/2012 11:46:43 AM PDT by Gritty (The victory of vice over virtue that always ends the same way: the death of the republic-Selwyn Duke)
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To: no-to-illegals
It was "Escape from L.A."
46 posted on 10/06/2012 11:50:37 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: BenLurkin

I think the Mayor Bing just fired the Police Chief for banging his PIO.


47 posted on 10/06/2012 11:55:36 AM PDT by Rappini (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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To: taildragger

“It is sad, it about changing a culture and people’s souls because they want to, but it may take a gargantuan volunteer effort from us in the burbs to do it”

I wish I could say that a gargantuan effort would be effective, but I don’t know how you can instill pride of ownership or self worth in a person that lives in the city from the burbs.

One of the biggest problems I see is that companies simply abandon assets like buildings and that leads to blight. I think companies should be forced to clean up after themselves like the rest us do.... Tear down their buildings and plant grass or something.


48 posted on 10/06/2012 12:11:08 PM PDT by mike_9958
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To: BenLurkin

Comerica simply sounds like a bad idea - COmmunistaMERICA. The marketing geniuses were working over time that day.


49 posted on 10/06/2012 12:22:28 PM PDT by Cyclone59 (Obama is like Ron Burgundy - he will read ANYTHING that is on the teleprompter)
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To: Perdogg; cripplecreek

Thanks. This has been true since 1968 at least.


50 posted on 10/06/2012 12:31:39 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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