McNamara helped many people in many so ways – and he was never indicted of any wrongdoing.
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UAW President Bob King spoke and emphatically stated, “We stand behind Benny.”
Snyder calls him an emergency manager. An EM. The people of Detroit call it the TOM (take over man) and want him gone.
Running the City of Detroit is not an appointed position. The job is not given by a board after search committee reports and interviews. There are no record and achievement presentations that qualify a person to be CEO of Detroit. The person that wants the job must simply jump into the race by meeting the … Continue Reading →
The people of Detroit are looking for something, anything, that will end the get-out-of-Detroit movement. Their children, grandchildren and neighbors are all packing and backing out of driveways daily. Pastors are looking for land to build in the outlying areas near the city, something across Eight Mile or near the airport area, just out of … Continue Reading →
There is a lot of talk about who will be the mayor of Detroit in 2014. But who wants a city that has been on the decline for the last four decades, has lost residents every year for the last 40 years, is on the way to bankruptcy, has schools that are day-care centers more … Continue Reading →
There is a lot of talk in the streets of Detroit about who the next mayor of the city will be. It seems to be a foregone conclusion that Dave Bing will not be reelected if he runs. And he promised not to run, but again he changed his mind. The same way he did … Continue Reading →
There is something going on in Detroit that the media is not getting to the front pages. That is what is missing with the old print media, the sensational headline. You can lay your iPad down and someone sees a headline and blows up about it. But if the print media had a headline about … Continue Reading →
Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh is thinking about running for mayor. He has announced that he will not seek a second term on the city council. He is not sure he will run for the mayor’s office, but he is thinking about it and listening to the people. He, indeed, got the most votes … Continue Reading →