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Posted on Sat, Dec 12, 2009 20:10

HOW IMMIGRATION AND MULTICULURALISM DESTROYED DETROIT By Frosty Wooldridge October 5, 2009 NewsWithViews For 15 years, from the mid 1970s to 1990, I worked in Detroit, Michigan. I watched it descend into the abyss of crime, debauchery, gun play, drugs, school truancy, car-jacking, gangs and human depravity. I watched entire city blocks burned out. I watched graffiti explode on buildings, cars, trucks, buses and school yards. Trash everywhere! Detroiters walked through it, tossed more into it and ignored it. Tens of thousands and then, hundreds of thousands today exist on federal welfare, free housing and food stamps! With Aid to Dependent Children, minority women birthed eight to 10 and in once case, one woman birthed 24 kids as reported by the Detroit Free Press¿all on American taxpayer dollarss. A new child meant a new car payment, new TV and whatever mom wanted. I saw Lyndon Baines Johnson¿s ¿Great Society¿ flourish in Detroit. If you give money for doing nothing, you will get more hands out taking money for doing nothing. Mayor Coleman Young, perhaps the most corrupt mayor in America, outside of Richard Daley in Chicago, rode Detroit down to its knees. He set the benchmark for cronyism, incompetence and arrogance. As a black man, he said, ¿I am the MFIC.¿ The IC meant ¿in charge¿. You can figure out the rest. Detroit became a majority black city with 67 percent African-Americans. As a United Van Lines truck driver for my summer job from teaching math and science, I loaded hundreds of American families into my van for a new life in another city or state. Detroit plummeted from 1.8 million citizens to 912,000 today. At the same time, legal and illegal immigrants converged on the city, so much so, that Muslims number over 300,000. Mexicans number 400,000 throughout Michigan, but most work in Detroit. As the Muslims moved in, the whites moved out. As the crimes became more violent, the whites fled. Finally, unlawful Mexicans moved in at a torrid pace. You could cut the racial tension in the air with a knife! Detroit may be one our best examples of multiculturalism: pure dislike and total separation from America. Today, you hear Muslim calls to worship over the city like a new American Baghdad with hundreds of Islamic mosques in Michigan, paid for by Saudi Arabia oil money. High school flunk out rates reached 76 percent last June according to NBC¿s Brian Williams. Classrooms resemble more foreign countries than America. English? Few speak it! The city features a 50 percent illiteracy rate and growing. Unemployment hit 28.9 percent in 2009 as the auto industry vacated the city. In this week¿s Time Magazine October 4, 2009, ¿The Tragedy of Detroit: How a great city fell and how it can rise again,¿ I choked on the writer¿s description of what happened. ¿If Detroit had been savaged by a hurricane and submerged by a ravenous flood, we'd know a lot more about it,¿ said Daniel Okrent. ¿If drought and carelessness had spread brush fires across the city, we'd see it on the evening news every night. Earthquake, tornadoes, you name it ¿ if natural disaster had devastated the city that was once the living proof of American prosperity, the rest of the country might take notice. Top of Form Bottom of Form But Detroit, once our fourth largest city, now 11th and slipping rapidly, has had no such luck. Its disaster has long been a slow unwinding that seemed to remove it from the rest of the country. Even the death rattle that in the past year emanated from its signature industry brought more attention to the auto executives than to the people of the city, who had for so long been victimized by their dreadful decision-making.¿ As Coleman Young¿s corruption brought the city to its knees, no amount of federal dollars could save the incredible payoffs, kick backs and illegality permeating his administration. I witnessed the city¿s death from the seat of my 18-wheeler tractor trailer because I moved people out of every sector of decaying Detroit. ¿By any quantifiable standard, the city is on life support. Detroit's treasury is $300 million short of the funds needed to provide the barest municipal services,¿ Okrent said. ¿The school system, which six years ago was compelled by the teachers' union to reject a philanthropist's offer of $200 million to build 15 small, independent charter high schools, is in receivership. The murder rate is soaring, and 7 out of 10 remain unsolved. Three years after Katrina devastated New Orleans, unemployment in that city hit a peak of 11%. In Detroit, the unemployment rate is 28.9%. That's worth spelling out: twenty-eight point nine percent.¿ At the end of Okrent¿s report, and he will write a dozen more about Detroit, he said, ¿That's because the story of Detroit is not simply one of a great city's collapse. It's also about the erosion of the industries that helped build the country we know today. The ultimate fate of Detroit will reveal much about the character of America in the 21st century. If what was once the most prosperous manufacturing city in the nation has been brought to its knees, what does that say about our recent past? And if it can't find a way to get up, what does that say about our future?¿ As you read in my book review of Chris Steiner¿s book, $20 Per Gallon, the auto industry won¿t come back. Immigration will keep pouring more and more uneducated third world immigrants from the Middle East into Detroit¿thus creating a beachhead for Islamic hegemony in America. If 50 percent illiteracy continues, we will see more homegrown terrorists spawned out of the Muslim ghettos of Detroit. Illiteracy plus Islam equals walking human bombs. You have already seen it in the Madrid, Spain, London, England and Paris, France with train bombings, subway bombings and riots. As their numbers grow, so will their power to enact their barbaric Sharia Law that negates republican forms of government, first amendment rights and subjugates women to the lowest rungs on the human ladder. We will see more honor killings by upset husbands, fathers and brothers that demand subjugation by their daughters, sisters and wives. Muslims prefer beheadings of women to scare the hell out of any other members of their sect from straying.


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Posted on Thu, Dec 31, 2009 05:10

I can see your profile now. It may have been unhidden due to a lot of complaints to MM.


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Posted on Mon, Dec 21, 2009 02:13

Quoting: Originally posted by boldnsexy

Queenie, I hope you're right.   I really like Irocas.  I see that ALL the derogatory comments Twisted Winds made are gone, I wonder whose doing that was.



THIS IS A IMPORTANT POINT, Please Read this statement. Irocas was banned, perhaps for insults. Twisted Winds posts were only deleted. Notice the difference in treatments? A smart blogger was deleted and the not so smart one was not. There is another not so smart one also, that is constantly posting lies and distortions, and he hasn't been deleted. This is simply wrong. and btw, I expect most of the insults were deserved. The ones I read certainly were.


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Posted on Mon, Dec 21, 2009 02:02

Quoting: Originally posted by MissMonteCarlo
MM you can't delete Irocas he is one of the best bloggers here. His wit makes me laugh. Bring him back or if he doesn't come back I know of a blogging community which will appreciate his posts. sarah


Yes, I know one also.


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Posted on Sun, Dec 20, 2009 15:41

Mark why are you not available??? are you banned too? come back come back!!!!!



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Posted on Sun, Dec 20, 2009 15:39

Quoting: Originally posted by sizzlinhot
HI TINK!!! Hope you're doing well! I'm with you on this one. I think Irocas was one of the funniest, quick witted bloggers on this site. I even posted a blog about how much fun I have reading his blogs. MM removed him? Why? Let me guess...... someone was offended? SOOOOOOOOOOOOO typical, expected, and disappointing. I haven't been on here in months because it gets old weeding through the whiner posts. Good to see you on here, and speaking up for Irocas..... Hope he's back soon~!


HEY SIZZ fab to see you, and im still sobbing over iroc.....we want him reinstated!!!!!

Hope you are well sweets and if you get a minute pls write and tell me your news



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Posted on Sun, Dec 20, 2009 10:40

Quoting: Originally posted by Tinkerbelle

folks ive just stumbled on this blog and i have to add my two penneth.

Love him or hate him Irocas was quite a character on here. He is a serial teaser with a quick incisive wit and he told it as he saw it. Not everybody liked or got his humour but I did and I am personally so sad to see him go. Message to MM bring him back the blogs will be a lot slower and duller without him.

Boo my friend I will miss you



huh... here I was, thinking THAT I WAS the funniest jerk on here? Oh great - now it's just me, alone, going into this battleground of wit against a bunch of unarmed opponents?

I miss HelloTwister...

...thankfully, there's still VL, who I'm walking out of my virtual BlogDoor right now to go harrass... see ya soon!



~ Mark "Doing my part to KEEP AUSTIN WEIRD..."

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Posted on Sat, Dec 19, 2009 06:10

I am sure he is reading the blogs as we write.  I remember when he had other usernames.  He has been "banned" before.  That is why I am sure that he will be back...



People may not remember what you say or do, but they will remember how you made them feel.

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Posted on Sat, Dec 19, 2009 05:37

HI TINK!!! Hope you're doing well! I'm with you on this one. I think Irocas was one of the funniest, quick witted bloggers on this site. I even posted a blog about how much fun I have reading his blogs. MM removed him? Why? Let me guess...... someone was offended? SOOOOOOOOOOOOO typical, expected, and disappointing. I haven't been on here in months because it gets old weeding through the whiner posts. Good to see you on here, and speaking up for Irocas..... Hope he's back soon~!


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Posted on Sat, Dec 19, 2009 00:20

folks ive just stumbled on this blog and i have to add my two penneth.

Love him or hate him Irocas was quite a character on here. He is a serial teaser with a quick incisive wit and he told it as he saw it. Not everybody liked or got his humour but I did and I am personally so sad to see him go. Message to MM bring him back the blogs will be a lot slower and duller without him.

Boo my friend I will miss you



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Posted on Thu, Dec 17, 2009 14:57

No worries folks.  Irocas will be reborn, once again. 



People may not remember what you say or do, but they will remember how you made them feel.

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Posted on Thu, Dec 17, 2009 11:49

I don't think mm would boot him out over one complaint. If there even was a complaint. MM should explain itself rather than leave things to speculation. When I complained about a verbally abusive IM'er ages ago. They just blocked him from me and he is still a member. So I don't think one person can do much about another member. Blocking is all that is needed usually. I've not read what has been going on but Irocas is a great blogger, so hope to see his return soon. So my view is- lets all play nice, mm say something , return irocas and merry Christmas to all! sarah :-)


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Posted on Thu, Dec 17, 2009 09:52

Twisted Mind - where is that Twisted Sister of yours, anyway, you Hermaphrodite?

 

Your lack of education, command of the English language, inability to formulate coherent, cohesive thoughts and put them into words is a sad indictment on today's society... did you, by chance, grow up in Detroit, too?

 

Irocas - not sure why you're not here... can think of no sadder tale than that you are gone, while MisterTwister remains.

 

JohnTest - what the f*&k?

 

As for the state of Detroit and that of Michigan - I just moved to Austin after spending the last 6 years in a town just north of Ann Arbor, an hour from downtown Detroit.

 

In the early 90s, I did mathematical modeling of vehicle builds for Ford, at the Advanced Vehicle Engineering Team (AVET) in Dearborn. The influx of middle Eastern culture was already becoming widespread, and the Caucasians were moving out of the once affluently white burb of Dearborn, even then.

 

I left MI for San Diego, from 98 to 03. Upon my return, I witnessed the beginning of the end for the major automotive mfgrs, and all of the supporting cast - from Tier 1 supply chain to the local bars and restaurants.

 

Political heresy, corruption at the grandest of levels (witness Kwame Kil, who is now living here, in Texas, doing quite well - another sad indictment), Poor decisions being made at all levels of government and private enterprise. Corrupt unions, bastardizing all they originally stood for; A governor who - like Obama - built her legacy from smoke, mirrors and a deck of 52...

 

... what did anyone expect?

 

Yes - Detroit is a model for all that has gone to blight and purgatory in this country, and should serve as fair warning to all the rest of you who aren't aware of what is happening next door to you right now.

 

We are a country in trouble. So much so that, I fear, revolution is not far behind.

 

God help us... We surely can not.



~ Mark "Doing my part to KEEP AUSTIN WEIRD..."

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Posted on Thu, Dec 17, 2009 04:44

Quoting: Originally posted by TwistedWinds
AS IF: " .... we, all of us, were just about to ask ourselves that same question; NOT!"; get real: lol!

Take care



  Iroas was no threat to anyone. He has been here for some time and had a sense of humor. From what I have read of your diatribe of contibutions here you are the least likely to call anyone abusive or childish. If someone doesn't think as you do, dont read their comments, or make jest. We can but speak our own minds, with some semblance of compassion and understanding.  Narcissism only inflates the viewer of the mirror, not the beholder.

 

we, all of us? ...get real? ....you are in no position to make such assumptions

 

be safe.....be care full

D ( * )  ( * )



D ( @ )( @ )

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Posted on Wed, Dec 16, 2009 12:28

MM you can't delete Irocas he is one of the best bloggers here. His wit makes me laugh. Bring him back or if he doesn't come back I know of a blogging community which will appreciate his posts. sarah


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Posted on Wed, Dec 16, 2009 03:15

Irocas deleted......for what?....



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Posted on Tue, Dec 15, 2009 11:49

As a person who has lived very close by my whole life I can say Detroit is definately a MESS ! The school system is basically in ruins, the city counsel is run by a bunch of thugs, non tax paying liers, cheaters and thieves.

 

2 of the last 3 Mayors, 1- should have gone to prison for corruption and stealing, 1- did go to prison for a short time and now lives in Texas, and 1 was basically run out of office for rebuilding the downtown area by bringing in the Casino's, Comerica Park where the Tigers play and Ford Field where the Lions play. The reason was, "he was bowing to the White establishment". (I'm not being racist, thats what the locals said)

The corruption that runs through this city is TERRIBLE,,it cannot be said strong enough. ITS IN THE CITY COUNSEL, SCHOOL BOARD EVERY GOVERNMENT OFFICE IN THE CITY !! PERIOD !!

 

Now, hope has arrived. They have finally elected a man to run the Mayor's office He is a man of impeccable character. Dave Bing, former NBA super star and extremely successful business man. He doesn't need the money he's extremely wealthy, but he feels the need to give back to an area that has given him so much. FINALLY,  the people of the city are waking up to the facts, that they themselves have historically put into office, Thugs !

 

Now on to the good stuff,, yes there are parts of Detroit that are scarey at best,, much as there is in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, etc.. There are however absolutely wonderful parts too, Greek Town, Mexican Village, The Fischer and Fox Theatre's, Comerica Park area is full of wonderful Bars, clubs and restaurants. The Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit has many many cool safe places to go also. The Suburban area's of Detroit are wonderful, Royal Oak, Plymouth, Northville, incredible and fun area's, beach, lakes, golf. I wouldnt want to live anywhere else,, if it wasn't for this f**king snow and cold in the winter.  LOL

 

I have just scratched the surface on this wonderful place to live.

 

As for the Economy,, yes, as our long winded friend pointed out, Ross Perot, hit the nail on the head predicting this was going to happen, he couldnt have been more right. He saw the Greed in Corporate America and knew it would be our downfall,, he was right. Between our government, wall street and our societies overall GREED !  YES, ITS NOT GOOD AROUND HERE for alot of people,, but we will come out of this in flying colors, we've done it before !

 

 

 



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Posted on Tue, Dec 15, 2009 11:28

.... hey there TwistedMind. It appears that you might be one who reads quite a bit but actually does nothing... another VL type! Horrible case of Blogarrhea.... What's your point?


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Posted on Tue, Dec 15, 2009 11:24

Quoting: Originally posted by Conyersguy

Irocas,

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Didn't they call it New Amsterdam then?  :)



Yup... and I lived very near Amsterdam Ave. in a place called Hamilton Heights.


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Posted on Mon, Dec 14, 2009 20:32

As the Irish would say, or at least, used to say:  Jaaazus!!!!!!!

 

Your point is well made in that I have never heard/read such details about Detroit as your blog outlines, Irocas.  I was only in Detroit once.  Way back in the mid-60's.  I was visiting the area with my then-boyfriend who was a Univ. of Mich. alumni.  Coming from Westchester County, NY, White Plains, I had never seen such a depressed "town."  Clearly, though, it has gotten worse.  LaPrincesaMaya's comments notwithstanding.

 

Damn....what can any of us do?  We scream at our elected officials; we vote the scummy ones out of office--only sometimes, though, because people refuse to pay enough attention to who needs to be dumped from power....I don't even know what I want to say to this blog.  I am...remain, for now, in shock.  I hate politics even more than I hate being cold these days--and Lord knows I hate the cold these days even more than I used to love it....but, somehow, we have all got to WAKE UP!!!!!  Wake up to what is happening to our country, our grand and glorious AMERICA because socialists, Marxists, are taking over.....

 

I don't know....I can't even make verbal sense right now.  I am too far into an emotional reaction to your blog to think clearly....  

 

Thank you for posting it.  And pray that God somehow decides to save us all from the currently prevalent notion that you, or I, or anyone else, is ENTITLED to something they haven't earned...

 

Pat   

 



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