Detroit files for bankruptcy.

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Hillbilly Jim

United States

#1 Jul 19, 2013
October 2012:
We refused to throw in the towel and do nothing. We refused to let Detroit go bankrupt. We bet on American workers and American ingenuity, and three years later, that bet is paying off in a big way, Obama said in his weekly address.
yow

Owensboro, KY

#2 Jul 19, 2013
He didn't mean the GOVERNMENT of Detroit. He meant the biggest employers there. The government there has been known, to everyone, for years, to be nothing more than a huge pile of shit.
that guy:-/

United States

#3 Jul 19, 2013
yow wrote:
He didn't mean the GOVERNMENT of Detroit. He meant the biggest employers there. The government there has been known, to everyone, for years, to be nothing more than a huge pile of shit.
Local, Federal..what's the difference? One hand washes the other. A lot of cities file for bankruptcy. This one just happens to be to "home base" for a lot of old money. Old money that has since left town. Leaving it to..well..you know

Level 1

Since: Jun 12

Cadiz, KY

#4 Jul 20, 2013
He was clearly talking about the auto industry in general. Conservatives are always looking for ways to criticize the Prez, and almost always coming up short, so they turn to half-truths and outright lies. :)
Blame Obama First

United States

#5 Jul 20, 2013
Hillbilly Jim wrote:
October 2012:
We refused to throw in the towel and do nothing. We refused to let Detroit go bankrupt. We bet on American workers and American ingenuity, and three years later, that bet is paying off in a big way, Obama said in his weekly address.
You tell 'em Tea Party fake Hillbilly Jim! Yeah, it's all Obama's fault! He ruined the car industry there all those many many years ago...lol. I thought Republicans loved outsourcing? Free market and all!
Stay on point

United States

#7 Jul 20, 2013
bearer of bad news wrote:
Detroit has been run by democrats since 1961. You guys knew that, right?
You're more like the bearer of off topic who gives a shit factoids. Of course it had nothing to do with the outsourcing during Reagan administration? Oh, wait. It absolutely did! Viva la GM Mexico!
Point

Owensboro, KY

#8 Jul 20, 2013
Do not forget how the Republican Governor has cut state funds to Detroit with the intention of causing this bankruptcy.

This is just a test to see if the American people will stand for corporate rule. The people of Detroit have had their votes taken away on local matters by the Governor. We as a people are being set up for being ruled like SURFS.

And yes Ronald Reagan had lots to do with this bankruptcy. It has taken 30 years for the true effects of his policies to take effect.
Blah Blah Blame

United States

#11 Jul 20, 2013
You just gotta laugh at the hypocrisy of how the people that complain about blaming W. Bush are constantly blaming Obama for every single non related that happens.
hmm

United States

#12 Jul 20, 2013
Hillbilly Jim wrote:
October 2012:
“We refused to throw in the towel and do nothing. We refused to let Detroit go bankrupt. We bet on American workers and American ingenuity, and three years later, that bet is paying off in a big way,” Obama said in his weekly address.
Ok, Einstein. Let's just outsource everything and become a 3rd world county.
Hillbilly Jim

United States

#13 Jul 20, 2013
Boy, the "surfs" are angry today. Anyway, dear obsessed stalker of mine, how many times are you going to change your username in this thread? Maybe you should go outside and get some sun on that sickly albino body of yours. It won't kill you.
Hillbilly Jimzzzz

United States

#14 Jul 20, 2013
Hillbilly Jim wrote:
Boy, the "surfs" are angry today. Anyway, dear obsessed stalker of mine, how many times are you going to change your username in this thread? Maybe you should go outside and get some sun on that sickly albino body of yours. It won't kill you.
How many more hundreds of times are you going repeat this same baby fit of yours? You're worse than that Jesse with saying the same thing over and over.
Truth

Owensboro, KY

#15 Jul 21, 2013
hmm wrote:
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Ok, Einstein. Let's just outsource everything and become a 3rd world county.
Technically we are a 3rd world country. The only thing that keeps use from being what we think of as a true 3rd world country is that the dollar is the worlds reserve currency. That and our military.

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