“Trump Hides From The Press While Bailing On Talk To African-American Congregation”


POLITICUS USA

Donald Trump has backed out a speech to an African-American congregation in Detroit. He will be attending services at the church, but the press has been banned from attending.
Donald Trump has backed out a speech to an African-American congregation in Detroit. He will be attending services at the church, but the press has been banned from attending.

“This Supreme Court Decision Could Encourage One Of The Worst Forms Of Racism”


HUFFINGTON POST

Across the street from a federal housing project built for black residents of Detroit in 1942. (Photo via Arthur S. Siegel/Library of Congress)
Across the street from a federal housing project built for black residents of Detroit in 1942. (Photo via Arthur S. Siegel/Library of Congress)

“Detroit Flop City: Jeb Bush Pretends To Care About Poor People In First Speech”


POLITICUS USA

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“Scammed in the name of love: Seniors are targeted online”


Al Jazeera America

By Geoff Williams

As seniors adjust to new technology, they are prey in a new way to thieves who hunt on dating websites.

Neal Zipser’s father is in love, but he isn’t happy about his father’s romance. That’s because his dad, an 80-year-old who came into some considerable money in the 1980s, has spent over half a million dollars on his new girlfriend.

What’s more, Zipser’s father has never met his own girlfriend.

“It started when he got an email from a lady in Ghana. She sent a photo and said she was 37-year-old nurse who could take care of him in his old age, and they basically started an online dialogue,” said Zipser, who works two jobs in Raleigh-Durham, N.C.

His father — who lives near Detroit and whose name Zipser wants to keep private — became a widower last April after his 78-year-old wife of 54 years died after a battle with Alzheimer’s. Zipser’s father joined some online dating services, which is how the email relationship began. Soon there were requests for money, including $50,000 to pay for his girlfriend’s mother’s heart surgery and a $25,000 payment to invest in a new business opportunity.

Zipser isn’t even sure his father’s girlfriend is female.

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Must the Motor City Perish? – Cartoon #4


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Must the Motor City Perish? – Cartoon #3


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Must the Motor City Perish? – Cartoon #2


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Must the Motor City Perish? – Cartoon #1


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City of Detroit Files for Bankruptcy with $18 to $20 Billion in Debt


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Who said, ‘Let Detroit Go Bankrupt?’