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Originally posted by circuitsports
If no one except the criminally insane are racist, then why are Detroit neighborhoods and there astoundingly low properties values not being snatched up en masse?
Originally posted by Feltrick
reply to post by circuitsports
For a little money, you could buy two to three city blocks and create your very own walled kingdom. You could provide minimum wage jobs for those in Detroit who could build your wall, demolish the decaying buildings within your fortress and build your castle. You could then keep these folks within your walls and teach them skills like farming and animal husbandry. You would also use a portion to guard your kingdom, collect taxes and keep the population in line.
Others might follow and create their own serfdoms. Eventually wars would break out and you could take over neighboring kingdoms until you finally control all of Detroit.
Why look at Detroit as a tragedy? Look at it as an opportunity to rule!
Detroit’s unemployment rate peaked at 24.9% in 2009. It’s at 16.3% today. Gov. Rick Snyder identified high unemployment rates as one of many problems facing the city in a letter authorizing Detroit’s decision Thursday to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection.
With a crime rate of 84 per one thousand residents, Detroit has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 12. Within Michigan, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Detroit.In fact, after researching dangerous places to live, NeighborhoodScout found Detroit to be one of the top 100 most dangerous cities in the U.S.A.
For Detroit, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included forcible rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Detroit is one in 46.
where is the money going? possibly corrupt politicians and etitlements? Detroit is a great example of what happens when one particular group is in control for too long. cleveland is not far behind neither is america i fear.