View Poll Results: Did unions bankrupt Detroit

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  • Yes, unions killed Detroit

    19 40.43%
  • No, unions are not at fault

    28 59.57%
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Thread: Did unions bankrupt Detroit

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    Re: Did unions bankrupt Detroit

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    I would suspect cronyism more than racism.
    You mean corporate cronyism, or cronyism within local government?

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    Re: Did unions bankrupt Detroit

    Quote Originally Posted by Dooble View Post
    You mean corporate cronyism, or cronyism within local government?
    Local government, primarily.
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    then you are a hypocrite and everything you say on the matter is just babble.

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    Re: Did unions bankrupt Detroit

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    I don't think anyone could deny that their shrinking tax base had a devastating effect on the city. They're down over 1,000,000 people. In a city that has an income tax, that's devastating.
    Considering that most of those left are negative income tax payers, the equation gets even worse.

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    Re: Did unions bankrupt Detroit

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Local government, primarily.
    Yeah, that's consistent with what I've been hearing.

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    Re: Did unions bankrupt Detroit

    Quote Originally Posted by BretBierle View Post
    Unions are a good thing....it protects the people from mistreatment in a workplace....and improves economy by reducing poverty by I increasing flow of money.
    Unions are a good thing until they get involved in politics.

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    Re: Did unions bankrupt Detroit

    Quote Originally Posted by Dooble View Post
    I've been hearing that it's racism that killed Detroit. More to come as I do a little more familiarizing...
    Thirty years of DNC rule may have played some part but that goes along with unions.

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