Tag Archives: Detroit

‘Rust Belt’ Housing Rebounds in Thriving Trump Economy

High housing costs in places like California, Seattle, Dallas, New Jersey, Chicago and New York are leading to a housing boom in the so-called Rust Belt states. This boom is not in new home construction but in the appeal of … Continue reading

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Michigan Thrives under Dynamic Republican Governor Rick Snyder

For 300 years Michigan thrived. First came the missionaries and then the fur traders, and then the loggers who stripped away the state’s thick forests. Then came the farmers plowing up the newly-cleared land. Manufacturing and commerce flourished. With the … Continue reading

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Build the Wall, No DACA Amnesty/ Detroit Rebounding

(This is a multi-part commentary covering a variety of issues.) We are supposed to think that the Trump administration has illegal immigration under control. It does not. The Washington Examiner reports: Illegal immigration across the Southwest border has surged back … Continue reading

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Can ‘Art’ Save Detroit? (No)

There is an organization in Detroit called The Heidelberg Project that is sending “artists” into a few of the city’s ruined neighborhoods to turn them into “art”. These “artists” turn derelict houses into “artworks” by, for instance, painting big, colorful … Continue reading

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