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2012-12-01 Home Front: Politix
Detroit Mayor Sez City Workers Feel 'Entitled'
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Posted by Fred 2012-12-01 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [265 views ]  Top

#1 "We are in an environment, I think, of entitlement, we've got a lot of people who are city workers, who for years and years, 20, 30 years, think they are entitled to a job and all that comes with it," Bing said.

A Steven Hawking moment for sure.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-12-01 08:03||   2012-12-01 08:03|| Front Page Top

#2 entitled to a job and all that comes with it

Well, not ALL that comes with it; don't want that actual icky work part.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-12-01 08:26||   2012-12-01 08:26|| Front Page Top

#3 Blood ticks live off the life blood of its victim, giving nothing in return, but death.
Posted by Voldemort Grereth1352 2012-12-01 09:12||   2012-12-01 09:12|| Front Page Top

#4 Was talking to guy about the woes of destroit. He said he came across a story about a fellow who bought an old football stadium for $250k and built a house on the field, so some people are getting good deals.

Tried to find the story; too good to dismiss.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-12-01 09:52||   2012-12-01 09:52|| Front Page Top

#5 Yup, and water is wet.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-12-01 10:32||   2012-12-01 10:32|| Front Page Top

#6 "So we can bring people and families together like it used to be."

That would require innate family values.
Out of wedlock birthrates say its not going to happen with the population you have. That behavior is not going to change as long as people believe government is a substitute for their day to day living costs and support that the 'family' performed for thousands of years of human societal evolution. It wasn't perfect, but it worked. You got more of what you subsidized and it doesn't work.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-12-01 11:19||   2012-12-01 11:19|| Front Page Top

#7 Bing said he wants to convince people in largely abandoned neighborhoods to move to more populated areas

Maybe he could read up on the Khmer Rouge for tips...
Posted by Pappy 2012-12-01 11:26||   2012-12-01 11:26|| Front Page Top

#8 Destroying Detroit (In Order to Save It)
Posted by tu3031 2012-12-01 11:53||   2012-12-01 11:53|| Front Page Top

#9 #7 Bing said he wants to convince people in largely abandoned neighborhoods to move to more populated areas

Largely abandoned? I guess there wouldn't be much movement to more populated areas then.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-12-01 13:11||   2012-12-01 13:11|| Front Page Top

#10 All of when which does not detract from the fact that Bing was a seven time NBA All-Star - the pre-Bling and tougher NBA at that.
Posted by borgboy 2012-12-01 15:38||   2012-12-01 15:38|| Front Page Top

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