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Old 03-15-2013, 11:39 AM   #1
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Unhappy Detroit is breaking up its Gang Squad

city itself is near bankruptcy and now this...**** the corrupt police and corrupt Kilpatrick. Now the streets will be flooded with more violence and outlaws




http://www.michiganradio.org/post/wh...-squad?nopop=1



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"With no more gang squad? Ooh. It'll be hell. It will be hell. It's gonna be crazy," Tagg says.



here is a video that National Geographic made about them

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcRm9jVlTCU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZ2S8lO1BRg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eeiQjarkT0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwxYR9OrMas

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Old 03-15-2013, 11:43 AM   #2
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it really starting to resemble New Jack City up in that place.
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Old 03-15-2013, 12:01 PM   #3
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There's a lot of parts of Detroit that really aren't too shabby. There's even some population growth in some spots - a bit of a revitalization. However, in it's worst spots, it's close to being as bad as advertised.

I don't visit the east side very often, but we decided to stop by a few weeks ago. One of the stranger things to witness is the stark contrast between east side Detroit and Grosse Pointe, which borders Detroit directly. It's actually kind of unbelievable. You can go from one road, appearing bombed out and abandoned, cross over the Alter Rd. intersection, hang a right, and bam, suddenly everything's normal again. It's like the Berlin Wall. Grosse Pointe even closed off roads leading from Detroit and turned them into culdesacs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=asr5LR1TU_8

The Detroit road in that video isn't even in that terrible of condition compared to others. Many are beyond disrepair and might as well be dirt. And there's garbage just strewn along the side, including boats.

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Old 03-15-2013, 12:18 PM   #4
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The emergency manager takes over in the next two weeks. The city council really has no clue how to run a city. If you have ever been to Detroit and seen how many businesses set up shop there and how much they pay in taxes there is no way in hell Detroit should be in debt like they are. As far as gangs go Camden,NJ and surrounding Detroit ghettos are the only places I won't step out of my car in.
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Old 03-15-2013, 12:58 PM   #5
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But we spent trillions fighting Al Quada. Don't you feel safer?
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Old 03-15-2013, 01:08 PM   #6
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So much stupidity running rampant in the D for the last few decades.

What I hate most about it, is the suburbs vs. city thing. It's been a poisonous mindset that some Detroiters have adopted.

And the sad thing is, Detroit could be such a magnificent city if it ever got its shit together.
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Old 03-15-2013, 01:39 PM   #7
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i heard its even worse in Flint
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Old 03-15-2013, 02:04 PM   #8
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Detroit is so shitty that they are paying you to take one of their thousands of abandoned houses.

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As of the 2010 Census, the racial composition of the city was:

•82.7% Black or African American;
•10.6% White (7.8% non-Hispanic whites);
•3% from other races;
•1.1% Asian;
•2.2% from two or more races;
•0.4% American Indian;
•0.02% Pacific Islander.
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Old 03-15-2013, 03:03 PM   #9
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Detroit needs to host the next 10 Superbowls or something. Get some money into that city.
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Old 03-15-2013, 03:11 PM   #10
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But we spent trillions fighting Al Quada. Don't you feel safer?

well you know once things are rotten inside you fill find an enemy outside to take the focus away
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Old 03-15-2013, 03:22 PM   #11
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I'll be interested to see what happens once the emergency manager takes over. The things occurring within the Detroit City Council was both laughable and unbelievable.

From a New York Times piece:
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The state review team found in recent months that the city’s main courthouse had $280 million worth of uncollected fines and fees. No one could tell the team how many police officers were patrolling the streets, even though public safety accounted for a little more than half the budget. The city was borrowing from restricted funds and keeping unclaimed property that it was required to turn over to the state. In some city departments, records were “basically stuff written on index cards,” as one City Council member put it.
Detroit cannot even seem to make correct decisions on the easy and small stuff. For instance, they have a wonderful island (Belle Isle) that's been in disrepair for years. Basically, the city of Detroit just cannot afford to upkeep the isle itself. The state of Michigan offered to help the Isle via lease, where they'd possibly turn Belle Isle into a state park, charge $10 per year for entry and make all the necessary improvements needed.

However, Detroit's council didn't like the idea of thinking Belle Isle wouldn't be completely theirs anymore, because they'd be leasing it to the state. The potential savings, had Detroit opted to lease, could have been $6 million per year. Instead, the council bickered, stunted, and stalled until eventually, the state realized it'd be best to remove their offer. Sad...

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Old 03-15-2013, 03:43 PM   #12
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this emergency manager has got way too much power..I mean he can basically overule/disregard the city council decisions
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:37 PM   #13
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this emergency manager has got way too much power..I mean he can basically overule/disregard the city council decisions
I imagine there are many Detroiters out there who've been wishing for someone to overrule their city council for years.
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:51 PM   #14
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If there's not enough money to pay him what do you expect.
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Old 03-15-2013, 06:44 PM   #15
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Detroit gets to be the first city run by an unelected official, which is a complete atrocity. More will probably be coming to a town near you.


http://www.globalresearch.ca/a-finan...etroit/5326888
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