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Devil's Night For Firefighters In Detroit Saturday
Firefighterhourly.com ^ | October 30, 2009 | Firefighter Hourly

Posted on 10/30/2009 6:54:14 PM PDT by Son House

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To: wetgundog

Detroit Osborn, class of 1981.


51 posted on 10/30/2009 9:33:34 PM PDT by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123)
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To: Springman

Found a site with some good historic reference;

Forgotten Detroit
http://www.forgottendetroit.com/

Detroit is known for one of the most stunning collections of pre-depression architecture in the world. The past two decades have seen several of these treasures sit vacant, waiting for economic revival. On these pages you will find information about the past, present, and future situations of a few of these landmarks. It is my hope that this information helps you gain an appreciation for the importance of both the history and continued survival of these buildings.

- Statler ***
- Book-Cadillac ***
- Fort Shelby ***
- Lee Plaza
- Madison-Lenox ***
- Tuller ***

United Artists -
*** Madison -
National -
*** Adams -

- Metropolitan Bldg.
- Kales Bldg. ***
- Farwell Bldg.
- People’s Outfitting ***

Michigan Central -
G.A.R. -
Fisher Body 21 -
*** St. Cyrils -
*** Jefferson Baptist -


52 posted on 10/30/2009 9:39:41 PM PDT by Son House (2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Hear and See Democrats put the CON in CONgress)
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To: Son House

"B U R N, B A B Y, B U R N !!!!

53 posted on 10/30/2009 9:44:00 PM PDT by airborne (I'm from an older generation. When killing the enemy was a good thing!)
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To: Springman; sergeantdave; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; ...

If you would like to be added or dropped from the Michigan ping list, please freepmail me.


54 posted on 10/30/2009 9:49:17 PM PDT by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: Son House

<Yep, just watched a bunch of them, unbelievable that is an American city.

Same here. It’s amazing, and terribly sad. I went to UM in Ann Arbor in the 70’s and frequently went into Detroit for rock concerts. You couldn’t pay me to go there now.

What I don’t understand it, where did the people go? Did they just abandon their homes? I know that many cities such as Philly have lost population, but it looks like Detroit has lost almost everyone. When I went to UM, many of my classmates from Detroit had recently moved out of town to the suburbs after the riots. OK, that happened a lot of places, but I can’t think of anywhere that looks as bad as Detroit. And did all the abandoned places belong to whites and middle class blacks? Are the only ones left now the poor blacks? Often, when one group leaves, another takes it place. How come no group - Hispanics, Vietnamese, etc have moved into these areas? Even the riot-torn areas of DC eventually were re-habbed and people and businesses moved back in. What happened, or didn’t happen, here?

I’m not from Michigan, but I married a Michigander and my heart is there. I just don’t get what happened to Detroit.


55 posted on 10/30/2009 10:01:38 PM PDT by radiohead (Buy ammo, get your kids out of government schools, pray for the Republic.)
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To: Son House
"Detroit has gone from a city to a war zone."

I have the perfect solution to all of their problems:


56 posted on 10/30/2009 11:40:15 PM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: cripplecreek
"Detroit has gone Mad Max and now they’re starting to flow down the highways into neighboring cities."

Then "lock and load" if you gottem'.

57 posted on 10/30/2009 11:43:16 PM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath Is Forever.)
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To: Texas Eagle
"DemocRAT Night"

Speaking of democrats, where is Obama's homey Kwame Kilpatrick hiding these days?

He did an outstanding job with Detroit.


58 posted on 10/30/2009 11:45:48 PM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: Son House
Sheesh, it seems that art (movies) does sometimes follow life.

Hell Night is a story line in a movie called, "THE CROW". The bad guys would light the town on fire every Halloween just for laughs.

59 posted on 10/30/2009 11:49:28 PM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath Is Forever.)
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To: wetgundog

Pershing class of 1957


60 posted on 10/31/2009 12:56:59 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: Prole
Didn't do as well as Coleman Young. He screwed Detroit for nigh unto 20 years..Laughed when he got caught with a trunk load of Krugerrands after South Africa was being boycotted..
61 posted on 10/31/2009 1:00:40 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: Son House
New Orleans looks better. I have to think Detroit was hit by a human hurricane. New Orleans can be fixed but Detroit? Lotsa’ luck.
62 posted on 10/31/2009 1:06:44 AM PDT by oyez ( damnant quod non intelligunt)
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To: tflabo

Not when you think about moving there.
You can purchase a home in Detroit for two thousand dollars.
And if one were free and a mansion you nor I would move there.


63 posted on 10/31/2009 3:12:26 AM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: Prole

“Speaking of democrats, where is Obama’s homey Kwame Kilpatrick hiding these days? “

He’s living the good life in Texas, 2800 sq foot home, his and her Escalades. He owes Detroit a million dollars, but is whining that he can’t afford the payments. He was just back in Detroit before the judge, where he stated that he doesn’t know who pays the rent on his home, and he doesn’t know if his wife works.


64 posted on 10/31/2009 4:51:57 AM PDT by FreedomGuru (Gimme some Obama stash, mmmmmmm,mmmmmm,mmmmm)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
"They ought to declare Devil’s Night a no limit bag zone for arsonists"

Think of it rather as aggressive urban renewal.

65 posted on 10/31/2009 5:09:30 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: GeronL; Parley Baer

25% of the city needs burned down and the city cannot afford to demolish them

From the pictures posted earlier it will save the taxpayers some money. I would let some of them just burn to the ground.

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Why don’t you show us the way you first with the trouble part of your city!


66 posted on 10/31/2009 11:52:28 AM PDT by restornu (A humble people of the Lord is stronger than the all wicked warriors of the World)
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To: Son House

All that’s left are the helpless and the hopeless; they need dedicated moving van drivers.


67 posted on 10/31/2009 11:55:17 AM PDT by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, then writes again.)
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To: Son House

Seeing those videos makes me sick to my stomach in the worst kind of way

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Me too it gives me great pain I left Detroit in 1972 to NYC.

I lived in the city from 64 to 72 after the 1968 roits it never was the same.

It was corrupt politicians before then but then the minorities wanted more control they could do better and it all when downhill from there because the Marxist minority got control not the good folks!

Same way in 70’s 80’s harlem NY until Giuliani became Mayor then all that foolishness stop, the good working taxing paying folks there are the ones who pay dearly


68 posted on 10/31/2009 12:09:52 PM PDT by restornu (A humble people of the Lord is stronger than the all wicked warriors of the World)
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To: Son House

I have experience the Detroit Marxist black hearts were so harden that you could not be cordial if you were you were insulted and intimidated.

In those days it was hard to understand where it was coming from now looking back it was the communist indoctrination that created this divide.

Many lied and never keep their word and made it hard for other in their race to speak up because they knew of the intimidation far worst living in among the communist.

I guess you could say the good Muslims are going through the same thing today

Street organizers are nothing but bullies!


69 posted on 10/31/2009 12:20:25 PM PDT by restornu (A humble people of the Lord is stronger than the all wicked warriors of the World)
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To: restornu

My city has been condemning apartment complexes left and right because they are becoming run down. This city does not want to turn into Detroit or Chicago or even Dallas.


70 posted on 10/31/2009 12:23:51 PM PDT by GeronL (http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com .... I am a rogue nobody. One of millions.)
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To: GeronL

Most likely you won’t it one thing when things are run down
it is call urban renew in many parts of the NYC they did that because they had the yuppi boom and needed place to live there was money to be made.

The older generation knew the value of things but yuppies how sweet it was came right out of school making top dollar no paying their dues like the older generation and they caused the price of thing to go up because of their high saleries where as the older generation would have said no even if they had the money.

Detroit and other leading cities were to be destroyed because too much free enterprise was going on not on the Marxist agenda.

NYC was already thought of Moscow on the Hudson so it was spared.


71 posted on 10/31/2009 12:32:56 PM PDT by restornu (A humble people of the Lord is stronger than the all wicked warriors of the World)
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To: grellis

As if burning down Detroit is a bad idea...


72 posted on 10/31/2009 7:26:47 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: Springman

What a shame and the unions own most of the blame here.


73 posted on 10/31/2009 7:36:22 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: Springman

The 1968 Riots You Damage and destroy peoples property you get shot, that riot should have lasted 30 minutes.


74 posted on 10/31/2009 7:41:45 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: Cheetahcat

With respect, it was 1967, I was 4 and Chicken Pox’s. I have seen some special on PBS about the Roit.

They had an Officer on that said if they started shooting, they wouldn’t have had enough bullets.

Also LBJ didn’t want the Army to have bullets in the guns. He didn’t “Have those boys shoot a pregent N****r”

I quoted him, didn’t want to spell it out.


75 posted on 10/31/2009 8:03:03 PM PDT by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123)
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To: Springman
With respect, it was 1967, I was 4 and Chicken Pox’s. I have seen some special on PBS about the Roit.

They had an Officer on that said if they started shooting, they wouldn’t have had enough bullets.

Also LBJ didn’t want the Army to have bullets in the guns. He didn’t “Have those boys shoot a pregent N****r”

I quoted him, didn’t want to spell it out.

If they did shoot it would have stopped Right then!!! instead they let this go and look at the results right up to today we cower while 12% of the population gets upset. Bullcrap this is what has propagated this Hate Whitey madness.

76 posted on 11/01/2009 7:08:59 AM PST by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: Son House

Detroit is one of the few cities where property values would RISE if a few houses were burnt to the ground....


77 posted on 11/01/2009 7:11:23 AM PST by saluki_in_ohio (I got news for you folks: Republicans aren't conservative.)
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To: Cheetahcat

All I was doing saying what I have seen on PBS, true or not, don’t know, I was only four at the time.

It all started by DPD raiding a Blind Pig. Detroit has gone into the outhouse after that.

Sad very sad, a lot of great houses are now in landfills.


78 posted on 11/01/2009 10:41:59 AM PST by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123)
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To: Springman

All I was doing saying what I have seen on PBS, true or not, don’t know, I was only four at the time.

It all started by DPD raiding a Blind Pig. Detroit has gone into the outhouse after that.

Sad very sad, a lot of great houses are now in landfills.”

Yes a great City Gone! You either have law and Order or you do not !there is No looking the other way when the most unproductive/ungrateful side of Society decides to destroy the hard work of others.


79 posted on 11/01/2009 12:08:17 PM PST by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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