Tag Archives: Blue Model Fail

Don’t Blame Obama

He didn’t make this mess all by himself. Michael Goodwin: We are witnessing the total collapse of a bad idea. Obamaism, a quasi-socialist commitment to a more powerful government at home and an abdication of American leadership around the world, … Continue reading

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When the Blue Model Fails Don’t Blame the GOP

Sally Kohn at the Daily Beast: The Republican Occupation of Detroit It took him two tries, thwarting his state’s voters’ will, but Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder got his wish—a major city that is dead politically. Detroit is no longer a … Continue reading

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I want a pony!

Shit that pisses me off: Unions want $100M in federal money to aid Detroit pension deal Union leaders in Detroit want $100 million in federal funding earmarked for homeowner assistance to help make up a $3.5 billion shortfall in the … Continue reading

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Why Does The Blue Model Keep Failing?

Joe Moneybags Gazette: Why Can’t the Left Govern? The Left can win elections. Why can’t it run a government? Surveying the fall in support for the governments of Barack Obama, New York City’s progressive Mayor Bill de Blasio and France’s … Continue reading

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The More Things Change . . .

Hot Air: New study, new confirmation that dumping money into schools doesn’t fix them So many progressive “solutions” to public policy problems simply involve dumping money into a hole. Education is no different. From teachers’ unions to New York Times … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Movie Open Thread

http://www.detroitbankruptmovie.com: Once the most prosperous city in America. With a booming manufacturing sector and cultural magnetism, the city had bright horizons after World War II. But as the 1960′s rolled in, the marriage of Big Business and Big Government overtook … Continue reading

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Detroit Broke City

Turns out it wasn’t the bankers after all. It wasn’t the auto makers either. Or the Republicans. Detroit Free Press: How Detroit went broke: The answers may surprise you – and don’t blame Coleman Young Detroit is broke, but it … Continue reading

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No Vans Land

Hot Air: Before there was Uber, there was Hector Ricketts’ Community Transportation Systems, Inc. Uber has snagged tons of press and unlikely allies as the San Francisco-based high-end car service app clashes with powerful union and bureaucratic forces in every … Continue reading

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An Historic Boondoggle

Hot Air: For all the money being spent on high-speed rail, Griffin reports that the only high-speed rail line that’s actually being built is the California corridor between San Francisco and Los Angeles (eventually, anyway) that runs along and over … Continue reading

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Blue Model Fail

Reuters: Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, already the most unpopular governor in the nation, has his work cut out for him at his annual “state of the state” speech on Wednesday – and this time he probably won’t be relying on … Continue reading

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