Bad things generally happen when corporate fascist take over government and eliminate democracy, and it is a fact of life many Michigan citizens have learned the hard way; by being poisoned.
Gov. Snyder has no intention of allowing the people of Detroit any say-so when it comes to Detroit Public Schools.
It's hardly a surprise that U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes declared on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2013, that Detroit is eligible for bankruptcy.
Judging by some of the recent headlines it appears that the big election day story coming out of Detroit is that Detroiters elected a white guy for mayor for the first time in more than 40 years.
Take a long, hard look at what Rick Snyder and turnaround specialist Kevyn Orr intend doing to pensioners in Detroit because it foreshadows Republicans in Congress intent for Social Security.
With entire swaths of Detroit uninhabited, some white knights are swooping in and buying up empty lots, parking lots and buildings both big and small.
Detroit faces austerity, vulture capitalists, and privatization as right wing ideologues pounce. Of course, no good will come of it.
The first beta-test of selling off a city to corporations began when an emergency manager in Detroit filed for bankruptcy, and it is a harbinger of the Republicans' plan for the federal government.
Detroit didn't need to pay Gov. Snyder appointed EM Kevyn Orr all this money to file bankruptcy.
Detroit's democracy is being dismantled brick by brick and the people are being muzzled, perhaps in order to force them out of their neighborhoods so the elite can take over.
The problem remains that Detroiters are being ignored and held hostage by their own Governor Snyder, who flagrantly violated their voting rights.
The clock is ticking, and Detroit's new Emergency Manager is listening. June 23 is the 50th anniversary of the date when Dr. Martin Luther King gave his first 'I Have a Dream' speech in Detroit.
Rick Snyder's intention all along has been to hijack democracy in Michigan - and Detroit in particular - and now he officially accomplished exactly that.