Kevin Williamson at NRO points out the connection between the economic and moral imperatives to get the public sector under control: The city fathers of Detroit inherited one of the richest and most productive cities in the world, and they ruined it in a generation. The gentlemen in Washington have been entrusted with the richest and most productive nation in … Read More
Kwame Kilpatrick appears to be in a revolutionary mood, which is totally understandable. I mean, he was “the Hip-Hop Mayor.” He was a rising star in his political party. He was simply trying to do the people’s business and continue Detroit’s renaissance. And let’s be honest: each and every one of us knows that when you do the people’s business, … Read More
…are apparently understood differently than they are in most of the rest of the country: federal grand jury today indicted former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father and three former top aides on racketeering charges, accusing them of turning the mayor’s office into a criminal enterprise to enrich themselves, families and friends. Besides the now-jailed former mayor, the 38-count indictment names … Read More
Who would have imagined that Kwame Kilpatrick’s mother would ever be summoned before a federal grand jury? Why are you all raising your hands? This woman combines the legislative skill of Lyndon Baines Johnson with the oratory of Demosthenes…. Oh. Nevermind.
Monica Conyers will be changing her residence soon. For about 37 months, it seems. Truly, this is a great loss for Michigan’s largest city. Via Ace.