Sunday, May 8, 2011

DETROIT: The end game of liberalism. Motown = Socialism. We told you so!

Verne Strickland Blogmaster

May 06, 2011


What do you get when a mighty industrial city is subject to six decades of one party rule and unchecked union greed?  Detroit.

On Election Day 2008, the voters of Detroit turned out in droves to vote for Barack Obama. Special assistance was provided for those who were unable to comprehend the electoral process or read the ballot.  The ensuing landslide unleashed a tidal wave of "Hope and Change" mania among the Democrat denizens of Motown.  Let the good times roll!

Several months later, thousands of Obama loyalists lined up to get their "Obama Cash."  Most of us were astonished by the throngs of Detroiters who proudly displayed their ignorance to the local media.  How could anyone believe that they would receive magical "Obama Cash" from his personal stash?  None of those interviewed had any concept of where the money would actually come from, nor did they care.  How could this be possible?

WWJ Newsradio 950 in Detroit tells us that a new report released by the Detroit Regional Workforce Fund (DRWF) reveals that a mind-boggling 47% of Motown residents (more than 200,000 people) are considered functionally illiterate.  According to the Fund's director Karen Tyler-Ruiz, the day-to-day skills that most of us take for granted present difficulties for nearly half of Detroit's citizens. 

"Not able to fill out basic forms, for getting a job-those types of basic everyday (things).  Reading a prescription; what's on the bottle, how many you should take...just your basic everyday tasks," she said

"I don't really know how they get by, but they do.  Are they getting by well?  Well, that's another question," Tyler-Ruiz said.

According to the report nearly half of those individuals who are considered functionally illiterate have a high school diploma or GED.  The public schools and the teachers union certainly have some explaining to do. 

Take a good look at Detroit and see what socialism looks like when allowed to run to its inevitable conclusion.

Article referred by David Boone