Should America Save Detroit?
A lifetime of education from America’s media elite, such as MSNBC, CNBC, NPR, PBS, the NYT, the Washington Post, CBS, NBC, ABC, and CNN, have given me the foundation and principles that empower me to think for myself and thereby figure out why we can’t let Detroit go bankrupt.
Detroit is too big to fail.
Republicans are turning Detroit into a plantation.
Don’t blame the victims of greedy capitalists.
Only racists would oppose a bail out.
We are all in this together.
It takes a village (a government).
We have to move forward.
Somebody has to be in charge.
There is a Constitutional mandate to promote the general welfare.
Government rightly has the power to implement any good idea.
When we’re all on the same page, everyone benefits.
Everyone has a right to good healthcare.
Everyone has a right to a living wage.
Everyone has a right to good nutrition.
Just think of it as reparations for slavery.
Do it for the children.
Do it for Trayvon.
What if it were Obama’s kids?
What if it were your kids?
If it helps just one child, no cost is too great.
In a free-market, who would save a dying child?
It would be bad if George Bush did it, but we can trust Obama.
Obama is The One.
Only racists distrust Obama.
The alternative is chaos.
The alternative is anarchy.
What would Jesus do?
After all, Jesus would be a Democrat.
Detroit has done everything right. It has been ruled by Democrats and unions for 51 years, and ruled by black mayors for 49 years. It even has the 3rd highest income tax of any city in America. Therefore, the problems of Detroit must be part of a vast right wing conspiracy. As an example, consider how the internet has allowed the spread of right wing hate speech from people like this guy. He says stuff like:
Sooner or later, socialists run out of other people’s money.
The world is the result of our individual choices.
Progressivism violates the Soul of Humanity.
Freedom is the Promise of Reality.
Now can you see the problem? These are the ideas on which America was founded, and we all know that America was founded on slavery. Such right wing hate speech is what scared all of the white people into leaving Detroit. It is like something out of Atlas Shrugged, in which the most productive people in America left the system and formed their own society. Therefore, the solution must come from the federal government because, while it is easy to leave a city, it would be much harder for people to leave the country, and Obama’s DHS would stop them if they tried – and rightly so.
What about when it is no longer Obama’s DHS? I know it is hard to imagine how America could elect anyone who is not a Democrat ever again – but that is why we need global governance, so that wealthy individuals cannot escape their debt to their country and to the world.
As you can see, a lifetime of education from America’s media elite have given me the foundation and principles that empower me to think for myself.