Detroit Hockey Arena More Important Than Residents’ Safety

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the financial problems facing Detroit and their attempt to file bankruptcy, only to have it blocked by a misguided judge.  After facing over 50 years of Democratic leadership, Detroit is facing a debt of $18 – $20 billion.  Their situation is so bad that: 40% of the streetlights don’t work 210 of the 317 public parks have been permanently closed Nearly 1/3 of buildings are abandoned It takes police nearly an hour to respond to a 9-1-1 call Some Read more […]