Iraqi Christian refugees from Muslim persecution protest proposed mosque ‘in Michigan’

“One Chaldean speaker denounced the Muslims as ‘killers’ and warned that the Muslims will do to America ‘what they did in Iraq.’” This the jihad-enabling author Ray Hanania describes as “Islamophobia,” but the Chaldean speaker speaks from experience. Who can say that his or her experience is not valid? Who is Ray Hanania to ascribe […]

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This Once-Prosperous American City Went Bankrupt. Who’s to Blame?

Detroit, once a booming metropolis with a strong economy and strong society, declared bankruptcy last July. After 50 years of electing Democratic mayors, the city now has a state-appointed emergency manager overseeing its financial operations. What happened to this once-great American city? Detroit’s problems stem from years of failed liberal policies, Heritage Foundation President Jim […]

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Retirees in Bankrupt Detroit Told They Will Have to Make Concessions

(CNSNews.com) – A bankruptcy filing is the only way to resolve Detroit’s financial problems, especially the billions of dollars in unfunded pensions for city workers,  the city’s emergency manager Kevyn Orr told “Fox News Sunday.” “There are going to be some adjustments,” he said, referring to benefit cuts. Orr said more than $9 billion of […]

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Detroit and the Bankruptcy of Liberalism

Detroit is a showcase for the liberal agenda — and now it is bankrupt. More than 50 years of control by big-government liberals and union bosses have left a once-great American city crippled and deteriorating. Last week Detroit became the largest city in American history to declare bankruptcy. Few were surprised, as the city’s been […]

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Detroit Bankruptcy Is No Time for Federal Bailouts

Newscom The city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection yesterday with some $18 billion in debt, making it the largest municipal bankruptcy in the United States. There will inevitably be calls for the federal government to bail out Detroit. Washington should set a firm precedent now that it will not bail out reckless […]

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Michigan Budget Battle Provides Opportunity to Reject Common Core National Standards

Newscom A budget battle is brewing in Michigan. But it isn’t the type of spending battle typically associated with budget making—this is a fight over the future of Michigan’s educational autonomy. It’s a battle over Common Core national standards. According to a report by the Michigan Information and Research Service (MIRS) (subscription required) published Thursday […]

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24 Signs That All Of U.S.A Is Turning Into Detroit

For years, people have been laughing at the horrific economic decline of Detroit. Well, guess what? The same thing that happened to Detroit is now happening to dozens of other communities across the United States. From coast to coast there are formerly great manufacturing cities that have turned into rotting, post-industrial war zones. In particular, […]

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