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2012-10-06 -Lurid Crime Tales-
Enter At Your Own Risk: Police Union Says ‘War-Like’ Detroit Is Unsafe For Visitors
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Posted by Beavis 2012-10-06 12:55|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6471 views ]  Top

#1 While Detroit *is* a poster child for the blue-state model, this is more about unions, wages and working hours than crime.
Posted by SteveS 2012-10-06 13:46||   2012-10-06 13:46|| Front Page Top

#2 I know the answer. Let's make guns totally illegal. That should reduce the violence, just like in Chicago and DC.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2012-10-06 14:54||   2012-10-06 14:54|| Front Page Top

#3 could this be the answer?
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-10-06 15:02||   2012-10-06 15:02|| Front Page Top

#4 hmmmm what does Detroit have thats make it soooo dangerous
Posted by Frank G 2012-10-06 15:26||   2012-10-06 15:26|| Front Page Top

#5 they have black local elected officials, bureaucrats, Congress critters, populace. What could it be keeping them from achieving greatness? Somebody must be keepin em down!
Posted by Frank G 2012-10-06 15:30||   2012-10-06 15:30|| Front Page Top

#6 Make Love not War [on Crime]. Heh.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-10-06 16:02||   2012-10-06 16:02|| Front Page Top

#7 Lets not forget the huge muslim population demanding community services. http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2011/03/27/in-key-american-muslim-enclave-alienation-is-growing/
Posted by Skidmark 2012-10-06 16:53||   2012-10-06 16:53|| Front Page Top

#8 
Posted by George Glaigum7976 2012-10-06 16:58||   2012-10-06 16:58|| Front Page Top

#9 Many of our urban areas are disintegrating. When I travel the Interstate highway system I rarely go off onto side streets. Repo guys know the bad areas. I know a bounty hunter who had his truck jacked. He located it with his gps. He went and stole it back. He let the police know after he got no help from them.
Posted by Dale 2012-10-06 19:37||   2012-10-06 19:37|| Front Page Top

#10 Many of our urban areas are disintegrating

It may be more of an evolutionary feature rather than a bug that needs 'rescuing'. Although, you'll hear the unending whine from those who believe them to be the 'be all and end all' of human habitat.

The rationale for some cities have disappeared, just like hundreds of ghost towns of the Old West. In other cases, the products and services which were once exclusive the large cities are now displaced to smaller entities and communities. You now longer have to go to the Big City for entertainment and culture either.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-10-06 19:48||   2012-10-06 19:48|| Front Page Top

#11 The welfare state doesn't help. In the past, the carrying capacity of a city for those who didn't work was limited .... today, not so much.
Posted by lotp 2012-10-06 19:57||   2012-10-06 19:57|| Front Page Top

#12 Obama wants his urban areas. I have seen it time and time again. People don't want you to move up in the world. Friends for years will say, "well I guess that's the last we will see of you". In elementary school going to a higher grade reading group will cause trouble for those left behind. When we had the riots it was the urban areas. Many who have left the cities years ago will tell you "you can't go back".
Posted by Dale 2012-10-06 20:02||   2012-10-06 20:02|| Front Page Top

#13 D *** NG, this means the Gubmint sent the Snake to the wrong City - twasn't NYC or LA [Tehrangeles?], but "ESCAPE FROM DETROIT"???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-10-06 22:02||   2012-10-06 22:02|| Front Page Top

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