Thursday, July 02, 2009

Ya Know... Eventually America'll Win The Battle Of Pearl Harbor
If I just watch Tora, Tora, Tora enough times

Helmet tip to the Unseen Contributor.
"The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." ~ Albert EinsteinThis was just shot to me via e-mail;
What do the top 10 cities with the highest poverty have in common...Democrat leadership.

Detroit, MI (1st on the poverty rate list) hasn't elected a Republican mayor since 1961; (47 years)

Buffalo, NY (2nd) hasn't elected one since 1954; (54 years)

Cincinnati, OH (3rd)... since 1984; (24 years)

Cleveland, OH (4th)... since 1989; (19 years)

Miami, FL (5th) has NEVER had a Republican Mayor;

St. Louis, MO (6th).... since 1949; (59 years)

El Paso, TX (7th) has NEVER had a Republican Mayor;

Milwaukee, WI (8th)... since 1908; (100 years)

Philadelphia, PA (9th)... since 1952; (56 years)

Newark, NJ (10th)... since 1907. (101 years)


Blogger Old Bob said...

Hi, VSC,

If I had ever worn a helmet (I flunked the physical) I would tip it to you. Your stuff is always good, often better, and sometimes the best commentary I've read.

Minneapolis MN has a Democrat mayor, a very liberal city council, and since it and Hennepin County are known (since 1968 that I know of) as a welfare magnet, we are headed down the slope too.

1:32 PM  
Blogger Vir Speluncae Catholicus said...

Thanks Bob. I honestly appriciate that!

1:54 PM  
Blogger LarryD said...

Being a resident of metropolitan Detroit, I'd say that the city is a black hole, but that might be construed as racist.

At least a darn good hockey team plays there.

3:50 PM  
Blogger Greta said...

Most have democratic governors and senators.

12:03 AM  
Blogger Arkanabar T'verrick Ilarsadin said...

A little bit of Detroit history:

One of the things that came to light (or greater light) in the Detroit race riots was police brutality. The issue remained long enough to get Coleman Young elected on a platform of reforming the Detroit Police Department, which he did. Detroit's electorate was so grateful that they kept him in office as long as he pleased.

But after that, Young behaved ... well, pretty much as we see Obama behaving: funneling funds to friends and allies, and playing the race card when faced with opposition.

1:22 PM  

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