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We need #holes because that's the type of location some seem to want to live in.
originally posted by: TXRabbit
I can think of a great example of this (gentrification) being Harlem and Brooklyn in NY. Those #holes were turned around when people with money started investing in them. They opened offices there or bought property there (cough....Clinton) but it eventually sparked an interest for other investors.
Where the ghetto-goblins in those places went I don't know
Wait a sec, I thought the police were bad still? Or have we moved on from that talking point?
Unfortunately from a cultural standpoint in these types of areas there is not a an underlying culture of bettering yourself through education.
It's expensive to be poor
and it's almost impossible to get out of welfare when in it.
originally posted by: 3sixand9
FDR did not prolong the great depression, he saved the working class and that's why during his second election he won all by two states (the whitest states) in the Union and beat his republican contender by over 11 million votes. Back when Americans knew which side buttered their bread
You folks are delusional
originally posted by: TheRedneck
I hear a few moved on to Portland and Seattle.