If I Had A City

Would you move from Chicago to Detroit?

Billions in debt, Detroit tumbles into insolvency

Detroit files for bankruptcy: the rise and fall of “Motor City”



Detroit files for bankruptcy

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All politics is applesauce. - Will Rogers

Politics makes strange red-fellows. - Will Rogers

In politics the middle way is none at all. - John Adams

Political correctness is tyranny with manners. - Charlton Heston

All government, of course, is against liberty. - H L Mencken

I love a dog. He does nothing for political reasons. - Will Rogers

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory. - John Kenneth Galbraith

Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party. - Herbert Hoover

The road to the City of Emeralds is paved with yellow brick. - L. Frank Baum

In politics, a lie unanswered becomes truth within 24 hours. - Willie Brown

Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

We have the best government in the world... that money can buy. - Mark Twain

I was a great student at a great school, Wharton School of Finance. - Donald Trump

Being rich is better than being poor, if only for financial reasons. - Woody Allen

By 1946, I knew Detroit was the best hockey city in the Original Six. - Ted Lindsay

In politics, madame, you need two things: friends, but above all an enemy. - Brian Mulroney

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power. - Jacob Bronowski

The police force cannot be completely independent of the executive government. - P Chidambaram

It isn't necessary to have relatives in Kansas City in order to be unhappy. - Groucho Marx

The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy. - Theodore White

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business. - Tom Robbins

Political success is the ability, when the inevitable occurs, to get credit for it. - Laurence J Peter

Ideas are great arrows, but there has to be a bow. And politics is the bow of idealism. - Bill Moyers

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. - P.J. O'Rourke

My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight. - John F Kennedy

While I love shooting in New York City, I look forward to filming season six in Los Angeles. - Donald Trump

A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them. - P.J. O'Rourke

I must study politics and war that my sons may have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. - John Adams

Animals are like little children a bit. They're simple. They don't have politics driving them. - Annabelle Sabloff

Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds. - John P Barlow

Harold MacMillan is a very intelligent man, who, as so often happens in politics, achieved supreme power too late. - Malcolm Muggeridge

I have certain rules I live by. My first rule: I don't believe anything the government tells me. Nothing. Zero. - George Carlin

Frankly, I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry. - Joseph Heller

The business of government is to keep the government out of business - that is, unless business needs government aid. - Will Rogers

It's especially hard if the government is not providing services, or is even conducting ethnic cleansing against you. - Paul Harvey

I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Even a race to Obama, she was gonna beat Obama. I don't know who would be worse, I don't know, how could it be worse? - Donald Trump

The nine most terrifying words in the English language are,
"I'm from the government and I'm here to help." - Ronald Reagan

If I felt I couldn't win, I would not run... I've got a lot to lose ... I'm the biggest developer in the hottest city in the world. - Donald Trump

Regarded simply as a politician, and compared with the other leading political figures of our time, how clean a smell he has managed to leave behind. - Mahatma Gandhi


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