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  • Anthony Bourdain in Detroit *Parts Uknown*

    01/05/2014 9:40:29 PM PST · by mylife · 31 replies
    deadlinedetroit ^ | 1/5/14 | Anthony Bourdain
    This show made me want to cry, but we are fighters
  • CBC hosts “emergency meeting on Urban” violence in Chicago and other bad signs for the Windy City

    07/30/2013 10:17:09 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/30/13 | Derrick Hollenbeck
    Chicago is the White Democrat’s Detroit and has been for a long time. For the past several years White Democrats in Lansing have been content to let Detroit circle the drain of extinction. They knew the steps that had to be taken; forcing the city to live within its dwindling means; attacking the ever growing crime problem; doing something – anything- about the town’s “Worst in America” school system and flushing out the sewer that Detroit’s City hall has become. They knew these desperately urgent steps had to be taken but the White Democrats who ran Michigan choose to ignore...
  • Melissa Harris-Perry’s ‘Delusional’ Analysis of Bankrupt Detroit May Stun You(Gov't to small?)

    07/20/2013 4:12:59 AM PDT · by barmag25 · 57 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 07/20/13 | Jason Howerton
    On Friday, MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry put forth a theory as to why Detroit inevitably went bankrupt — terminal lack of government. We’ll do our best to explain. While discussing Detroit’s downfall, Harris-Perry and former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean agreed that “you’ve got to have a government to run the place.” Harris-Perry noted Detroit’s declining population, and in turn its tax base. The population of the city has declined dramatically over the last 10 years. Mediaite’s Noah Rothman, who calls the MSNBC host’s assessment “delusional,” provides some analysis and facts: Harris-Perry presents this fact as though former Detroit residents left –...
  • Judge orders Detroit bankruptcy to be withdrawn, claims it’s ‘not honoring the president’

    07/19/2013 9:40:39 PM PDT · by onyx · 75 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 4:55 PM 07/19/2013 | Katie McHugh
    Ingham County Circuit Judge Rosemary Aquillina ordered on Friday that Detroit’s bankruptcy be withdrawn, citing a concern that government employees’ pensions would be endangered by federal bankruptcy proceedings, The Detroit News reports. “It’s cheating, sir, and it’s cheating good people who work,” the judge told assistant Attorney General Brian Devlin on Friday, adding that she will ensure that President Barack Obama gets a copy of her order. “It’s also not honoring the president, who took [Detroit’s auto companies] out of bankruptcy.” At the same time, Aquillina voiced her confidence that Obama would ensure that pension guarantees were protected and honored....
  • Average age of US vehicles hits record 10.8 years

    01/19/2012 4:14:00 PM PST · by matt04 · 48 replies
    Americans are holding onto cars and trucks longer, pushing the average age of a vehicle to a record 10.8 years. The Polk research firm said Tuesday that the average age of a car last July was 11.1 years, while the truck average was 10.4. Unemployment and the sour economy have caused people to put off buying cars and trucks. Polk says the average vehicle age has been rising since 2008. But the firm says a sales rebound last year is likely to slow the aging rate. Car companies sold 12.8 million vehicles in the U.S. last year, up from 11.6...
  • Detroit Mock City: Mark Steyn vs Motown

    02/12/2011 2:33:47 PM PST · by Walter Scott Hudson · 33 replies · 1+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | February 10, 2011 | Kathy Shaidle
    Mark Steyn sat in for Rush Limbaugh on Monday, and among other things, he mused about the Eminem/Chrysler Super Bowl ad (Steyn's audio is below). The TV spot purports to celebrate everything that once made Detroit great -- and will make it great again, presumably if American taxpayers continue to throw money at (or is that down?) that urban hellhole. (You paid $9 million for that commercial, by the way -- Chrysler was one of the bailout beneficiaries, remember? Oh, and I helped: they got some Canadian assistance as well. Being Canadian born and a U.S. resident, that makes Mark...
  • US files new corruption charges against ex-Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick; father indicted, too

    12/15/2010 4:04:54 PM PST · by george76 · 15 replies
    ap ^ | December 15, 2010
    Imprisoned ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was indicted Wednesday on new corruption charges, and his father, Bernard Kilpatrick, also was implicated in what a federal prosecutor called a "pattern of extortion, bribery and fraud" among some of the city's most prominent officials.
  • So they really are going to surrender and tear down sections of Detroit

    02/27/2010 4:47:35 AM PST · by brucek43 · 72 replies · 1,926+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | 02/27/10 | Kevin Collins
    So they really are going to surrender and tear down sections of Detroit By Kevin “Coach” Collins Last June this site reported the Obama Administration was in discussions with Mayor Dave Bing of Detroit to tear down large sections of his City. In a clear admission fifty years of Democrat rule had ruined the once great city, surrendering large sections of Detroit to the wrecking ball is actually being planned. Liberal Democrats have spoken the unspeakable: "Forget about trying, lets tear it down." Ripping down sections of Detroit will reap some very clear benefits for Obama and his Party. It...
  • Obama's Bad Company

    09/08/2008 2:59:59 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 4 replies · 108+ views ^ | September 08, 2008 |
    Bad Company  
  • Convict Caught in Tenn. After 30 Years

    09/14/2006 4:43:02 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 4 replies · 969+ views ^ | 9 14 06 | KRISTIN M. HALL
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A convicted murderer who escaped from a Michigan psychiatric facility in 1976 was back behind bars Thursday after living most of his 30 years on the run as an otherwise law-abiding family man in Tennessee, authorities said. Thomas Ball, 76, was arrested at his Nashville home Wednesday morning, Deputy U.S. Marshal Danny Shelton said. Ball had been using the name Thomas Fry and had run a storage business near Nashville for years with a woman he called his wife, Shelton said. After she died last year, he turned to the government for financial help, and that led...
  • History and religion lift boys in downtown Detroit heritage tour

    05/21/2006 4:42:36 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 1 replies · 191+ views
    Free Press ^ | May 21, 2006 | David Crumm
    History and religion lift boys in downtown Detroit heritage tour Scouts explore beauty, diversity and freedom BY DAVID CRUMM FREE PRESS RELIGION WRITER May 21, 2006 Detroit often draws visitors for sports, casinos and music, but on Saturday 200 people headed downtown for a rare opportunity to glimpse some of the crown jewels of Detroit's religious heritage. "It's great to be involved in any first, and today is our first-ever Boy Scouts of America Walk with God in Detroit," Ron Pelley, a Scout leader from Allen Park who coordinated the event, told the crowd of scouts and adult...
  • MySpace teen put on tether

    05/12/2006 11:25:38 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 7 replies · 642+ views | 5 12 06 | George Hunter and Steve Pardo
    detriot news articles cant be posted in full link only
  • Angel Shamaya, "Keep And Bear Arms" founder, arrested in Michigan on gun charges

    03/03/2006 10:30:50 PM PST · by Travis McGee · 104 replies · 2,665+ views
    The War On Guns ^ | March 3, 2006 | David Codrea
    Angel Shamaya, founder of is in jail in Michigan, having been arrested for possession of firearms not properly registered under Michigan law. Angel's friends are working to help him with this problem, but we need your help, right now! We need character references from you for Angel. There is a form letter for you to fill out and send back at: Be advised that Angel's problem is happening in the Detroit area, where a strong anti-gun sentiment exists in the criminal justice system. So, we are asking you to downplay gun-rights and gun-related comments. We will NOT deliver...

    02/05/2006 8:19:51 PM PST · by serendepitylives · 120 replies · 1,449+ views
    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | 2/5/2006 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
    STEELERS WIN SUPERBOWL X-TRA LARGE DETROIT - Mick Jagger moved up and down the field at halftime more easily than the Pittsburgh offense did for most of the game. In the end, though, Jerome Bettis, the Steelers and their thousands of rowdy fans wound up the big winners on Super Bowl Sunday. Save for a few big plays that changed the game, style points were hard to come by on America's annual football holiday. But to Pittsburgh, the 21-10 victory over the Seattle Seahawks was beautiful _ a gritty grind of a game that included just enough flair to transform...
  • Going to the Super Bowl? Reporter Want Ad

    01/26/2006 2:43:40 PM PST · by serendepitylives · 4 replies · 363+ views
    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | 1/26/2006 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
    Do you have Super Bowl tickets? Are you hoping to buy some from scalpers in Detroit? Or do you just plan to go and tailgate? The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review is looking for fans making the trip to Motor City to support the Steelers. Send an e-mail with your cellular phone number and the day you plan to arrive in Detroit to reporter Allison Heinrichs at and your Super Bowl story might be commemorated in print.
  • Ford Set to Trim 4000 Jobs

    11/22/2005 6:53:42 AM PST · by Fawn · 29 replies · 658+ views ^ | (2005-11-21) | by Joseph Szczesny
    Ford Motor Co. took the first step in its next restructuring by confirming it plans to trim up to 4000 white-collar jobs in North America by the end of March. Mark Fields, Ford president of the Americas, disclosed the plan in an e-mail distributed to Ford employees. The cuts will include full-time and contract positions. Some of the cuts will come through attrition but others will require layoffs, according to Fields, who is expected to lay out the full scope of the company's restructuring plan in January. The plan is expected to include the closure of assembly plants and the...
  • Report: Officer Shoots Partner During Pit Bull Attack; Pit Bulls Remain At Large

    12/02/2004 11:56:46 PM PST · by ambrose · 22 replies · 961+ views
    Report: Officer Shoots Partner During Pit Bull Attack Pit Bulls Remain At Large POSTED: 6:20 PM EST December 2, 2004 UPDATED: 6:48 PM EST December 2, 2004 An officer accidentally shot his partner while attempting to fight off two pit bulls, witnesses told Local 4. Detroit police responded to a vicious dog call in the 8800 block of Trinity at about 3:30 p.m. on Thursday. Evelyn Parker, 77, showed Local 4 a bite wound she received from one of the dogs. "They came from the front of my car and the white one ran behind me and bit me and...
  • Kerry camp spins its wheels

    07/24/2004 12:53:28 PM PDT · by ChildofReagan · 9 replies · 706+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | July 24, 2004 | Charles Hurt
    <p>AURORA, Colo. — Sen. John Kerry spoke about the plight of the American worker when he traveled to Detroit earlier this week, a safe message for the blue-collar workers who build cars there.</p> <p>So it was a little strange that the campaign picked as its press-pass logo for its Motor City tour the gleaming showcase car of a foreign auto company — Rolls-Royce — that makes cars priced far outside the financial reach of any middle-class voter.</p>
  • Authorities say two Detroit area [Arab] men sent thousands to Hezbollah

    04/18/2004 12:49:50 AM PDT · by yonif · 14 replies · 475+ views
    mLive ^ | 4/17/04 | Associated Press
    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Two Detroit area men suspected of links to Hezbollah sent thousands of dollars to buy military equipment for the group, according to an FBI affidavit. The affidavit, made public Friday, links two government investigations of alleged funding of the group by the men. In the May 2003 affidavit, FBI Special Agent Timothy Waters said that Mohammed Krayem, who spent time in Canada and Michigan, "sent approximately $200,000 (Canadian) to his brother." The money was used to "purchase military equipment from United Nations Protection Forces stationed in southern Lebanon," The Detroit News, in a Sunday story, quoted...
  • Insane clown posse gets ride to concert from mom

    01/29/2003 12:06:34 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 14 replies · 2,658+ views
    the onion ^ | ? | the onion
    ROYAL OAK, MI—Despite last-minute fears of a concert cancellation due to transportation problems—as well as the fact that it was a school night—Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope, the shock-rock rappers known as Insane Clown Posse, managed to make it to their Monday performance at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena after securing a ride from 2 Dope's mom. Above: Insane Clown Posse members Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope. "Man, we were so worried we wouldn't be able to get to the concert," J told several social-studies classmates Tuesday. "That would've sucked big-time, because we'd been looking forward to it...