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Detroit Citizens Protect Themselves After Police Force Decimated (link only)
May 30, 2013

Posted on 06/02/2013 1:39:23 PM PDT by JerseyanExile

This is an article from Bloomburg, and as such can only be linked to.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: detroit; michigan; police; policeauxiliary; thatsracist; volunteers

1 posted on 06/02/2013 1:39:23 PM PDT by JerseyanExile
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
As it should be. The problem was never not enough police but too many thugs and the Elderly in Detroit are taking a hell of a toll on the thugs.

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Michigan legislative action thread
2 posted on 06/02/2013 1:42:29 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: JerseyanExile

Armed union goon city workers sit in their police cars and collect great salaries, gold plated benefits and insane pensions. In a bankrupt city.

And they expect the citizens to stop crime with T-shirts and whistles.


3 posted on 06/02/2013 1:45:15 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: JerseyanExile
Jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs...

Oh and another thing, JOBS!

Keep people busy and productive, and crime will plummet.

4 posted on 06/02/2013 1:47:08 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: JerseyanExile

10 to 1 you will find those Radios they were given in pawn shops in
the near future.


5 posted on 06/02/2013 1:47:24 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: JerseyanExile

My sister loves the private security her neighborhood has. They don’t waste time harassing people about stupid crap. They keep an eye on vacant properties and even check in on the elderly. They are armed and can shoot in self defense or defense of others.


6 posted on 06/02/2013 1:49:09 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: JerseyanExile

Unarmed volunteers are given radios and matching T-shirts ...

Wow!

That’ll strike fear in the hearts of all criminals in Detroit.

“I have a radio, and I’m not afraid to use it!”

“And I’ve got a T-shirt, too!”


7 posted on 06/02/2013 1:49:17 PM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: TomGuy

So since fdr the country has slid into a wreck.


8 posted on 06/02/2013 1:52:40 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (Inbred, pedophile-worshipping, misogynists (mozlums) offend me.)
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To: TomGuy

Brought to you by the same people that said women are better served by rape whistles than handguns.

The problem is that by design, the educational system created people this stupid to lead the rest of us who aren’t.


9 posted on 06/02/2013 1:52:47 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: DoughtyOne

There are jobs moving into Detroit due to policies installed at the state level. The city is obviously still a problem but the emergency manager says he believes the city tax structure to be unconstitutional and will have to be brought into line with the state.

Things must be getting better. After abandoning Detroit years ago, Louis Farrakhan has returned to solicit donations.


10 posted on 06/02/2013 1:54:10 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: 2banana
And they expect the citizens to stop crime with T-shirts and whistles.

Only a fool would believe that all of those people are actually unarmed.
11 posted on 06/02/2013 1:56:44 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

LOL


12 posted on 06/02/2013 2:01:11 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: cripplecreek

What is even more scary is the description under the Thugless Life section:

Private companies under the guise of ‘community groups’ want to assess levies on homeowners to pay for more patrols.

Sounds like something the UN would try: We want to assess a levy against you — but it’s for your own good.

Private companies should NEVER have authority to assess a levy [PC speak for tax] on private homes/people.


14 posted on 06/02/2013 2:05:19 PM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: DoughtyOne

Justified homicide (defensive) numbers 2200% in above the national average in 2011. Police call it a problem I call it a free market remedy.

http://www.shtfplan.com/headline-news/take-no-prisoners-self-defense-killings-in-detroit-spike-to-2200-above-national-average-justifiable-homicide-up-79_02102012


15 posted on 06/02/2013 2:06:33 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

Your sister lives in Detroit?


16 posted on 06/02/2013 2:11:27 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: TomGuy
Private companies under the guise of ‘community groups’ want to assess levies on homeowners to pay for more patrols.

VS paying taxes to the city government who just take the money and put it directly into their bank accounts. Private companies are far more accountable.
17 posted on 06/02/2013 2:16:54 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: tennmountainman

She lives in Livonia which according to FReeper geography is the deepest darkest hood.


18 posted on 06/02/2013 2:18:27 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: JerseyanExile

Armed citizens banded together to protect their homes and loved ones?

Why ... that’s ... THAT’S A MILITIA!!!!

Cool!


19 posted on 06/02/2013 2:23:51 PM PDT by DNME (Tired of being polite? Bring back the Sons of Liberty!)
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To: JerseyanExile; All
Detroit is so broke, here is an map of the assets. The cover of the Free-Press has the story. Belle Isle and the DIA's art are the big ticket items, but potentially all of these could be sold. IMHO the Water System should be sold, they run it horribly...

http://www.freep.com/article/20130602/NEWS01/130601007

20 posted on 06/02/2013 2:24:33 PM PDT by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: JerseyanExile

Since radical unionism, black ‘pride’, welfarism and Coleman Young & Kwami Kilpatrick, along with Sen’s Stabenow and Levin, Detroit’s gone right in the crapper. A once dynamic and thriving city, now a classic victim of liberal/progressive suicide.


21 posted on 06/02/2013 2:26:38 PM PDT by polymuser ("We have a right to debate and disagree with any administration!" (HRC))
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To: cripplecreek
Private companies are far more accountable.

They sure are. Just ask the management at Enron or WorldCon.
22 posted on 06/02/2013 2:26:59 PM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: JerseyanExile

Just what they wanted, only they couldnt take thier guns away fast enough so there’s still is a chance they can protect themselves, darn!


23 posted on 06/02/2013 2:34:43 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (Yesterdays conspiracies are todays truths)
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To: DNME
Cool!

Yup. FReepers are far too quick to bash other people for doing what we traditionally support.

There's a private bus company operating in Detroit that's cheaper than the non service the city provides and its totally rider funded. They even advertize that its OK to drink alcohol on their buses.

You can also smoke in lots of bars in Detroit despite the state law banning it because owners have chosen to ignore that stupid law.
24 posted on 06/02/2013 2:41:12 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: ronnie raygun

Can’t take their guns away at all. Detroit is an open (or concealed) carry city.


25 posted on 06/02/2013 2:42:57 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek
Actually, a lot of those people want the criminals to THINK they are unarmed ~ that way they can get to the root of the problem faster and with less inconvenience.

There are a good 50,000 people that Detroit would be better off not having live there.

26 posted on 06/02/2013 2:43:13 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: polymuser

They’ve had commies in the city government for 3/4 of a century. This was the dumping ground for all the East Bloc defectors as well.


27 posted on 06/02/2013 2:45:27 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: TomGuy
They sure are. Just ask the management at Enron or WorldCon.

Those guys went to jail. Let me know when you can say the same about Corzine or any of the other banksters in bed with the Fed.

28 posted on 06/02/2013 2:51:28 PM PDT by RightOnTheBorder
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To: JerseyanExile

Detroit: the microcosm of BRA.


29 posted on 06/02/2013 2:59:31 PM PDT by bkopto (Obama and Biden are merely symptoms of a more profound, systemic disease in American body politic.)
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To: cripplecreek
She lives in Livonia which according to FReeper geography is the deepest darkest hood.

I'm confused. Livonia is part of Detroit the way Westchester County is part of New York City, which is to say it isn't.

30 posted on 06/02/2013 3:01:13 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: muawiyah
I don't have the story saved any more but this is 78 year old Willie White explaining to the news crew how he "de-porched" a thug with a shotgun after the thug kicked his door open while Willie was watching a Pistons game one night.

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He said he keeps his shotgun right there next to his chair and has another gun next to his bed.
31 posted on 06/02/2013 3:09:31 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: tennmountainman
10 to 1 you will find those Radios they were given in pawn shops in the near future.

I find your statement very disappointing on a site like this. These are people trapped in the city, unable to sell their worthless homes in order to move to the subs.

They're law abiding citizens doing what they can to protect their own and you have to make a disgusting statement like that.

If I wanted to make a stereotypical and biased statement like that about the state of Tennessee then all I'd have to mention is banjos and family reunions where the men go to pick up chicks.......

32 posted on 06/02/2013 3:13:53 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: JerseyanExile

At least Detroiters have the option of arming themselves, and with the weapon of their choice, with the capacity of their choice.


33 posted on 06/02/2013 3:34:02 PM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: Hot Tabasco

Detroit is a cesspool. And I said nothing disgusting.
I have been through Detroit 3 times into Canada via Ambassador Bridge.
I know what Detroit is. And Detroit is disgusting. This Tennessee man
knows disgusting when he see’s it.


34 posted on 06/02/2013 3:38:46 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Hot Tabasco

Yeah I’m finding that there are a lot of good people in Detroit. They may not be FReeper level conservatives but Detroit is not a wildly liberal city. These are people who don’t have a lot of hope and I’m more than willing to reach out with an empty but friendly hand. Basically I’m reminding them that we’re all Americans and I only want them to thrive for the good of the nation.

From where I sit, the people in places like Detroit (The plantation dwellers) are the truest victims of the democrat party and should be treated as such. We can’t drive them off the plantation with a whip, we’ve got to make them want freedom and want to take it for themselves.

This is where the GOP is really dropping the ball. They think that reaching out means giving them free stuff. What really needs to happen is policies that spur job creation for all without the racial or socioeconomic pandering.

Detroit did have a good revenue weekend this week with the Grand Prix and it was nice to see the big money out there calling for other businesses to come to Michigan and to Detroit.


35 posted on 06/02/2013 3:39:25 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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36 posted on 06/02/2013 3:47:49 PM PDT by Bon mots
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To: JohnBrowdie

Really.

The only person that loves Detroit is the Hard Core Pawn show guy because he’s making a fortune off the misery.

The place really is a toilet.


37 posted on 06/02/2013 3:49:07 PM PDT by traderrob6
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To: Hot Tabasco

Here are some well known folks stepping up for Detroit.

http://www.madeindetroit.com/

You know where I stand on this. Detroit presents the greatest opportunity for conservatives to break the racial barrier since the civil war. The democrats have tossed them aside and left the single freest large city in the country.


38 posted on 06/02/2013 3:52:05 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Bon mots

I’ve seen Detroit up close and personal(with my vehicle doors locked)
and it’s not a pretty sight.


39 posted on 06/02/2013 4:16:35 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: RightOnTheBorder

>Those guys went to jail. Let me know when you can say the same about Corzine or any of the other banksters in bed with the Fed.

Even more to the point, those companies went bye bye, and their shareholders were made to feel the pain. Many of those making the decisions were vested shareholders and felt direct pain for the mistakes they made.

I’d love to see when any bureaucrat or politician actually pays for the miserable failures they engender. This is especially true in the case of politicians since they have a knack for creating situations where you don’t see the damage done for a couple of election cycles. Think about Max Baucus who will retire with laudatory platitudes when in fact he’s done a mountain of damage with his party line votes.


40 posted on 06/02/2013 4:19:19 PM PDT by drbuzzard (All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.)
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To: TomGuy

“I have a radio, and I’m not afraid to use it!” <<

moral of the story....

DONT BRING A RADIO TO A GUN FIGHT


41 posted on 06/02/2013 4:49:34 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: cripplecreek
Livonia is a nice,safe,and mostly White city. It is a Suburb of Detroit. I have lived her for over 30,years. On,and off. I am interested in where your sister lives that has private security,or maybe its a neighborhood watch thing. Either way we have had some of Detroit's Citizens move in over the last 10 years due to home being cheaper, and foreclosures. I live exactly 1.5 miles from the Detroit border. We have had 3 family's move in our neighborhood from the D. One family thought wrongly about bringing the Ghetto with them. The Livonia Police drove thru our neighborhood for weeks like it was a parade!! The behavoir stopped. Message recieved!! :) MCB.
42 posted on 06/02/2013 5:46:55 PM PDT by MotorCityBuck ( Keep the change, you filthy animal! ,)
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To: cripplecreek

Ouch. Some pretty big numbers there.

Free market... LOL.


43 posted on 06/02/2013 5:57:42 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: cripplecreek

Thanks for the link too. Ouch!


44 posted on 06/02/2013 5:58:20 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: TomGuy

An XD, 45 acp of a 12 gauge will stop and strike fear.


45 posted on 06/02/2013 6:19:52 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea
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