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Posted by Procopius2k 2012-10-06 16:02||
#7 Lets not forget the huge muslim population demanding community services. http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2011/03/27/in-key-american-muslim-enclave-alienation-is-growing/
Posted by Skidmark 2012-10-06 16:53||
Posted by George Glaigum7976 2012-10-06 16:58||
#9 Many of our urban areas are disintegrating. When I travel the Interstate highway system I rarely go off onto side streets. Repo guys know the bad areas. I know a bounty hunter who had his truck jacked. He located it with his gps. He went and stole it back. He let the police know after he got no help from them.
Posted by Dale 2012-10-06 19:37||
#10 Many of our urban areas are disintegrating
It may be more of an evolutionary feature rather than a bug that needs 'rescuing'. Although, you'll hear the unending whine from those who believe them to be the 'be all and end all' of human habitat.
The rationale for some cities have disappeared, just like hundreds of ghost towns of the Old West. In other cases, the products and services which were once exclusive the large cities are now displaced to smaller entities and communities. You now longer have to go to the Big City for entertainment and culture either.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-10-06 19:48||
#11 The welfare state doesn't help. In the past, the carrying capacity of a city for those who didn't work was limited .... today, not so much.
Posted by lotp 2012-10-06 19:57||
#12 Obama wants his urban areas. I have seen it time and time again. People don't want you to move up in the world. Friends for years will say, "well I guess that's the last we will see of you". In elementary school going to a higher grade reading group will cause trouble for those left behind. When we had the riots it was the urban areas. Many who have left the cities years ago will tell you "you can't go back".
Posted by Dale 2012-10-06 20:02||
#13 D *** NG, this means the Gubmint sent the Snake to the wrong City - twasn't NYC or LA [Tehrangeles?], but "ESCAPE FROM DETROIT"???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-10-06 22:02||