Skip to comments.Detroit street lights may shrink by half
Posted on 05/24/2012 7:37:59 PM PDT by bkopto
click here to read article
This is problematic.
More scrap metal for China.
Does it matter? Isn’t Detroit empty?
Hastily Made Detroit Tourism Video
This will make the Earth People happy since the city will use less electricity.
Oh, good grief. We’re outraged because they don’t keep lights on where no one lives?
Village status is straight ahead.
Shrink by half?
Half as bright?
Half as tall?
Half as many?
How many can it be when half don’t work anyway?
They are saving the planet, polar bears, kittens, bunnies, and unicorns.
If the city of Detroit plans to reduce the amount of operational lights to 46,000 then they need to only turn off about 6,800 of them.
That’s ok, it’s such a safe place.
See post 11.
Wasn’t it as recent as about 1980 that Detroit was the 5th largest city in the U.S.?
Remarkable to watch a city shrink, like something out of the post-Fall Roman era.
Probably need to brush up on night and urban fighting tactics before visiting...death (in addition to Dodges) imported from Detroit!
There was another article on this earlier today that went deeper into the mayors reasoning for this action. I can’t find the article, and it’s frustrating, because the reasoning is to force the populace to consolidate in the city. To force the populace to move into the lit areas for security, and for their own good.
It isn’t of the same title, but the story is the same, but with the backstory, as well some supporting information concerning some important Leftist movers, and shakers that want to take the theory beyond detroit, and make it a national cause.
I can’t find it. Hopefully somebody else was wise enough to put it to their ‘puter, or at least a link.
I find this dreadful. The real purpose of the central planners is to force people in declining areas to move to more populated areas. By turning the lights out, the feral youth will be attracted to these less populated areas to prey on those living there. Crime in these areas will increase until the only people left in these areas will be the criminals. Almost all affected by this are black. This is very, very wrong.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.