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Originally posted by wiredamerican
I am in favor of bulldozing entire neighborhoods in order for a community/city/town, to survive.
Too many communities and people take drastic government and associations and police to control.
Think of it as pruning an apple tree. You must prune the unwanted growth in order to make a larger more pleasurable fruit. !
Originally posted by whatukno
Actually it is a plan that some local politicians have thought about.
Flint, Michigan: Government Considering Abandoning Parts of City, Cutting Off Police & Fire Service
Some parts of Flint and Detroit are almost ghost towns. They only really harbor criminals and drugs.
The only real way to curb escalating violence when Obama's economic plan fails is to cut down on the size of the city in order to have city services condensed into a more manageable and effective area.
With all the layoffs and unemployment the city coffers are drying up. The city can't pay for huge police forces. So a smaller coverage area has to be maintained in order to serve the people better.
The only way that can happen is to abandon outlying areas of the city, places were crime is at its worst. Cut the cancer out and let the patient live. These places should be bulldozed. [snip] Napalm them for all I care, the people that live there should have the option to move inward into the areas of the city that are going to be serviced and other than that they are on their own.
Originally posted by ProtoplasmicTraveler
Originally posted by whatukno
reply to post by ProtoplasmicTraveler
You remember that when you are standing in line in a FEMA Camp, waiting for the days meal!
Been there done that, spent a year and a half at one in Arcadia FL.
Let me see, a car manufactured BY AMERICANS, in an AMERICAN plant with a foreign tag, or one built by the UAW union employees that don't give two rats asses about the quality of their product cause they are union and won't loose their job anyway.
Gee, wonder why people are so swift to buy foreign?
The big three can't compete with the foreign makers cause they are cowed by the union who demands too much for too little. Then if they somehow manage to fire a union employee he can still get his job back if he files a grievance with the company. Costing the company more money in the long run.
Ill admit, I can't argue specks with you. Never was a motor head. But I do know lazy union employees can't do what a non union employee that has to work for a living in the same country can do. They can turn out a better product, cause if they don't they loose their job.
All I know is all the American cars I have owned had to have much more service than the foreign cars I have owned.
You wonder why Detroit and Flint are in the shape they are in? It's the UAW that's the reason that Detroit and Flint are such cesspool hell holes that they are. If you don't work for one of the automakers you have to slum by in some mediocre job in areas that would be bad for slums in third world countries.
This is why they need to take down these abandoned buildings, these wretched cesspool slums that people hovel in. They have to cut the cancer from the patient in order for the patient to survive.
So in other words you simply are talking to talk?
Have you ever stopped to ponder since you are going with your very own limited experience and your own highly biased oppinions and assumptions without one shred of scientific concrete data other than your presonal oppinion that you not only are being totally unfair to the people and products that you are defaming but that putting those oppinions out there as facts in fact is in large part what has so damaged these cities and made it so easy for American business to export jobs and lower wages?
Do you just want to talk about problems, or do you want to be a part of the problem...
Personally I see nothing delightful or noble or even honest or accurate in what you are doing.
Why don't you consider that you made a strong statement and that you should do some strong research to back it up, because heaven forbid you just might find out you are wrong in the process?
Meanwhile you keep worrying about the selfishness of the union worker.
Keep pretending that there aren't more American cars on the road than foreign made ones, and keep pretending that they don't have millions upoin millions of happy owners and repeat buyers.
Cause after all why think about doing anything to help your nation when it's down when you can kick it instead?
I guess you really liked the FEMA Camp huh?
[edit on 12/6/09 by ProtoplasmicTraveler]
The New World Order could possibly be planning (Along with Radical Environmentalist Leaders-which we all know the NWO has people everywhere, to please everyone and gain power and insight) to take out Private Property by using the Simulated Reserve and Corridor System to Protect Biodiversity.
The 21st century heralds perhaps the largest land grab our country will ever see whereby personal ownership of land is consolidated from the average citizen. The are many factors contributing to this. Among them are some found in the Communist Manifesto. Let me state some of these factors in list form and then expound on them.
1) Federal Environmental policies detrimental to private home ownership
2) Public oposition to development
3) Sales of development rights
4) Ever increasing stringent capital requirements for home ownership or land purchase
5) State and local ordinances which slow the development process to a snails pace and place rediculously high requirements on the development of land
6) Increasing investment by "big money" in real estate
7) Increased speculation in real estate
8) The 1997 stock market correction resulting in #7
9) Large amounts of capital invested in real estate which is actually owned by the bank
Trans-Texas Corridor Born Again - IT'S NOT DEAD PEOPLE
I was doing some research when I came upon this I thought everyone should be aware of. It seems like they are trying to by-pass the people of Texas.
Originally posted by WhatTheory
US cities may have to be bulldozed in order to survive
(visit the link for the full news article)
Dozens of US cities may have entire neighbourhoods bulldozed as part of drastic "shrink to survive" proposals being considered by the Obama administration to tackle economic decline.
Originally posted by In nothing we trust
Couldn't we just carpet bomb them?
It worked well with Dresden and Berlin.