For us in Detroit a decades-long tornado has been ripping the city apart – just slow enough not to qualify for disaster relief.
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As the media departs, so does the national interest. This is the time in every disaster that many people require a different kind of help.
Today, April 22, we will have a CISPA blackout to protest the proposed cybersecurity law.
As Americans applaud a populist victory over background checks, CISPA puts in jeopardy our freedoms.
This reminds me of Oklahoma City. As the tragedy unfolded, the national media descended, and muscled their way into everything.
I’m hoping for more Axis of Evil goodness, because Iran’s fake propaganda pictures just aren’t entertaining enough.
Google went with “Cesar Chavez Day” – and supposedly forgot about Easter.
For my money, Kevyn Orr represents exactly what Detroit needs.
If this were not a real situation, I’d say we should let the sequestration happen. Everyone gets punished, including your cat.
Detroit faces the reality of an emergency financial manager (EM). The Detroit Financial Review Team (pdf) has determined that a fiscal emergency exists in the City of Detroit. Problem is, there really isn’t an emergency manager law in effect, per the repeal of PA 4 of 2011.